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Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Dubuque, Iowa
National International 2 sunday a of. 2, 1973 Nixon a has confidences in Agnew Washington apr president Nixon and vice president Spiro t. Agnew met at length saturday to discuss the criminal investigation involving Agnew and then went their separate ways for the labor Day weekend. The two hour meeting at the White House was a a thorough discussion Quot of the Federal inquiry in which Agnew faces possible indictment Deputy White House press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said it also embraced the coming session of Congress legislative priorities and other subjects he said. Nixon flew to his Camp David md., Retreat for the Holiday while Agnew planned to spend the weekend with friends at Ocean City my. The White House meeting had Given Rise to renewed speculation that developments in the criminal probe had reached a Point where agnews resignation might be requested or offered. Warren and a spokesman for the vice president denied this in Advance and both said saturday that the subject of agnews resignation did not come up. Moreover they said there was no discussion of agnews Legal strategy nor of any constitutional questions such As Legal Steps that might be taken against a vice president or his use of executive privilege. Warren said in reply to questions from newsmen that Nixon a Confidence in Agnew As expressed in his news conference at san Clemente two weeks ago remained unchanged following saturdays meeting. Agnew had requested the meeting with Nixon to a bring the president up to Date on the investigation. It involves alleged kickbacks to government officials by contractors in Maryland where Agnew served As governor before he became vice president. The vice president has been advised by the . Attorney in Baltimore George Beall jr., that he is under investigation for possible bribery extortion conspiracy and tax fraud. Agnew has denied any wrongdoing. Spokesmen repeatedly stressed the informal nature of saturday s meeting apparently seeking to dispel along with doubts about the vice presidents future a any suggestion that talks Between the two men about the criminal probe could a heated. Their Only previous face to face discussion on aug 12 was described in one report As a acrimonious a which the White House later denied j. Marsh Thomson agnews press spokesman said the meeting was Quot a relaxed discussion and they took their time. It was just the thing to do on a saturday he said Agnew looked a More relaxed than every after the meeting. The session began about nine hours after Nixon arrived in the Early hours saturday from his Western White House at san Clemente. Thomson said the vice presidents Only purpose in asking for the meeting was to bring Nixon up to Date. He declined to state what new information might have been discussed saying he did no to know whether Agnew had received any further communications from Beall or the Justice department. A White House source said that Agnew a wanted to give the president a report on the situation from his perspective a but spokesmen there also refused to Deal with specifics of the talk sources said the two men talked informally while seated on couches before a fireplace in Nixon a Oval office a less formal arrangement than if the president had been seated at his desk. No other persons were present during the meeting Warren said. Photographs were not permitted afterwards. Nixon later was accompanied on his flight to Camp David by mrs. Nixon his daughter Tricia Cox and his close Friend c. B. A a Bebel Rebozo. They arrived at about 2 . Cd. Polls most think Nixon still not telling truth new York apr most americans still believe that president Nixon is not telling the Complete truth about watergate according to a poll commissioned by time Magazine. The Telephone poll conducted by the Daniel Yankelovich firm showed that Only 39 per cent of those who heard or read about Nixon a television speech thought he was telling the full truth time said saturday. The figure increased by a negligible i per cent after Nixon a press conference the Magazine said. However after the press conference 22 per cent said they had greater Confidence in Nixon than before. A Gallup poll commissioned by the new York times recently showed that about 44 per cent of those who watched Nixon s watergate television speech found it a not at All convincing a and Only 27 per cent found it a a completely or a quite a lot convincing. The Yankelovich poll reached a9 scientifically selected National Sample of 1,240 adults during two periods a the week before Nixon a aug 15 television speech and the week after it. An additional smaller Sample was taken after his aug 22 press conference. The Gallup poll was based on a National Sample of 810 adults reached by Telephone the night after the speech. Other findings of the Yankelovich poll a almost half 45 per cent believe that Nixon knew in Advance about the bugging of democratic National Headquarters. Time called this a an astonishing attitude considering the Lack of evidence on this a americans by and Large done to want Nixon to leave the presidency because they blame the men around him would be dissatisfied with vice president Spiro t. Agnew As a replacement and fear the Impact at Home and abroad of impeachment or resignation. A while 54 per cent Are becoming bored by watergate 57 per cent reject the suggestion that the investigation is an attempt by politicians and the press to a get the a almost two thirds criticize Nixon a withholding of the tapes and Only 26 per cent believe his statements that he did not know about or take part in tile cover up. Eastern Seaboard still sweltering by the associated press melting ice Cream crowded beaches and kids splashing around in the Spray from open fire hydrants. No matter where you went that was the scene along the East coast As a sweltering heat wave continued without let up saturday. Temperatures Rose into the 90s on tuesday and Haven to come Down since. The National weather service said hot muggy weather extended All along the Eastern Seaboard and reported Little Prospect of Relief before thursday. There was Little humor and a lot of inconvenience. The problems seemed funnier somehow if you could read about them in the Comfort of an air conditioned living room or watch them on a television set that escaped sporadic Power blackouts. In new York City More than 500 tenants of a Queens apartment House faced a fourth Day without electricity or water. The electricity went out tuesday when a feeder Cable burned out and the water trickled to a Stop soon afterwards because the water pump works on electricity. Quot life Here is just unbearable a said Marion Sweeney a 65-year-Oid resident of the building who was filling a pail of water from an open fire hydrant. A we done to live under sanitary conditions consolidated Edison said its Crews were trying to restore Power but had certain priorities the apartment building fell into the category of a secondary there were heat strikes in some places. Students at the Washington n.c., High school walked out of classes claiming temperatures Friday afternoon reached 102 degrees. The principal said no disciplinary action would be taken against those who left. In Prince Georges county md., the owner of Richards trash service reported that to of the 36 garbage men he employs have refused to work during the hot weather. Temporary workers were hired by the county to fill in and the trash collection firm was fined. If All else failed there was always the Beach. New York City a beaches were kept open on a 24-hour basis and City pools and Parks stayed open late. The Parks department set up a special command Post in its Central Park office and announced an emergency Telephone number for people to Call for help throngs of people flocked to Coney Island on saturday and some of them found they beat the heat Only to encounter another problem the beef shortage. Because of the Lack of beef a hot dog eating contest was turned into a com on the cob eating contest. The Winner downed four ears of Corn in less than three minutes. One of the few people who had a Good word for the heat was Sal Montefusco. No he s not an iceman. Montefusco is a postman in Sast Northport n.y., and he noted a a it a so hot even the dogs Are kept news mail rates to Rise Washington apr the postal service says it plans to raise rates for newspapers and magazines a was soon As administratively possible a probably within two weeks. The Cost of living Council on Friday exempted the increases from phase 4 Price controls. The increases will affect second third and fourth class mail which primarily includes newspapers magazines pamphlets books and records. Rates for first class air mail and packages will remain the same. Jesuit weds a Leo Mclaughlin 61, who was Jesuit president of Fordham University from 1965 to 1968, has married freelance writer Sari Gombos 28. Mclaughlin had applied to the Vatican last november to leave the Priesthood and marry but permission was not granted. . Leaving Taiwan Taipei Taiwan a the . Air Force has withdrawn part of a 5,200 Man detachment in Central Taiwan that mostly has been flying Supply missions to Indochina the chinese nationalist government announced saturday. The defense ministry said that plans have been prepared to withdraw the rest of the 374th . Tactical Airlift Wing and associated units. Total withdrawal of the unit would leave about 3,800 . Military men on Taiwan. Suddenly moral Jakarta Indonesia apr some 500 of the 5,000 prostitutes in Jakarta have Given up their profession following a moral seminar it was announced Here Friday. Ruptured disc a rep Wilbur d. Mills d-ark., was in satisfactory condition and resting comfortably saturday following surgery to repair a ruptured disc in his lower Back. The surgery was performed in Little rocks Baptist medical center.19 americans perish in danish hotel Blaze Copenhagen Denmark a Nineteen americans and 16 other foreign tourists were reported killed saturday in an Early morning fire that turned the upper stories of a Plush downtown hotel into an inferno. More than 12 hours after the fire was extinguished rescuers were still digging for bodies in the burned out Shell of what used to be the Haynia a 74-year-old popular family hotel and tourist landmark close to town Hall Square. It was the worst hotel fire in Denmark a history. The names of those killed were not immediately released. Police said that besides the americans the dead included four austrians two japanese two brazilians two italians and one victim each from Belgium Holland Canada Mexico Ireland and Singapore at least 49 persons 15 of them americans were reported to have survived. Some of the 83 guests registered at the botel remained unaccounted for. In the confusion survivors left town or checked int other hotels after they were evacuated from the burning Haynia or discharged from hospitals. Of those killed Many died in their Beds overcome by smoke. Others fell to their deaths from window ledges and roofs and still others were buried under tons of debris As staircases and ceilings collapsed some died in hospitals. Men women and children were screaming from windows balconies roofs and ledges when the first fire engines reached the scene. Nearly All survivors were rescued by ladder one woman was plucked from a Chimney she had climbed Quot it was horrifying. Everywhere women and children screamed for help a said Alan t. Brown of fort Lauderdale fla., one of a dozen americans who arrived Here Friday on the final leg of a scandinavian cruise booked into the Haynia. An investigation was being conducted to determine the cause of the Blaze which spread quickly from the Central staircase and elevator Shaft the last guests had just left the bar when the fire was discovered fifteen minutes later flames engulfed the three upper stories of the five Story build ing witnesses said. A i ran up the stairs but got no further than the second floor i knocked on Al doors but found that the rear of the building was already ablaze and the heat forced me Down again Quot receptionist Bent Andersen said. Unofficial reports said tourists of at least to nationalities were listed in the hotels Register which was recovered by firemen. Known survivors included american West German French British and Argentine citizens Libya announces new Oil takeover Tripoli Libya apr the libyan government announced saturday a 51 per cent takeover of the holdings of All major Oil companies still operating independently Here. The decree signed by Premier Abdel Salam Jalloul and Oil minister Ezzedin Mabrouk marked the fourth anniversary of the revolution that toppled King Idris and installed a revolutionary military regime headed by col. Moa mar khad Afy. It was not known How the companies would be compensated in previous takeovers the khad Afy regime has offered to pay the a Book value Quot of the assets seized an amount that often is kept Well below the actual value for tax purposes saturday s takeover appeared to affect California Standard and Texaco which together form the am Oseas Oil group Mobil and Kelsenberg which operate in a 65-35 partnership Shell and the Esso group which includes Atlantic Richfield and Grace. It did not appear to affect some smaller companies such As Amoco and Aquitaine of France. The libyan operations of British Petroleum were nationalized in december 1971 in retaliation for alleged British support of Iran in its occupation of three persian Gulf islands claimed by the Union of Arab emirates. Kennedy mall open sept. 3rd labor Day from 12 noon to 5 . One hour dry cleaners t red insurgents overrun of two government positions phenom penh Cambodia a cambodian insurgents attacking in Force overran two government positions saturday and drove to within half a mile of Korn Pun Cham cambodians third largest City. Brig Gen. John r. D. Cleland the top american military Man in Cambodia flew to the provincial capital 47 Miles Northeast related Story Pahl 27 of phenom penh with maj. Gen. Sostene Fernandez commander in chief of the cambodian army. As they were Landing in their helicopter a barrage of 105mm howitzer shells fired by the communist led insurgents from captured american guns fell in the City about 500 Yards from them Cleland is listed by the . Embassy As the chief of the . Military equipment delivery team. Congress has prohibited official . Military advisers in Cambodia. Field reports said the Las urgent Force near Kampong Cham estimated to number As Many As 5,000 troops has captured up to half a dozen . 105mm howitzers in its push eastward across Highway 7 toward Kampong Cham in the last three weeks. Kampong Cham and its Airport were reported to be in government control saturday but the Airport was closed because of rebel guns. Cleland and Fernandez landed with their helicopter inside the City. Field reports said a government position a half mile Southwest of Kampong Cham was overrun after night Long insurgent assaults. A second government position was reported overrun one mile from Kampong Cham on the East Bank of the Mekong River. Kampong Cham lies on East West Highway 7 on the Western Bank of the car races sunday sept. 2 at the Dubuque Speedway Dubuque county Fairgrounds one of Tho finest and fastest race tracks in Iowa with some of Tho finest race Drivers in Tho state. Races Start at 8 00 . Late models sportsman fun cars. 2725.00 purse including Lap Money no time trials cars will be lined up according to Points. Plenty of food amp refreshments. No Glass bottles allowed on grounds. Admission adult Over 12-$2.50 6 thru la -50c under 6 a free Bier available on grounds every sunday drawing for Spectator or is Don t forget the season championships sun., sept. 9. Summer specials tue. Wed. Only sept. 4 5any 4 garments save $3.21$3. 0r $1.19 each i we a a Quot a a i a. 2 pc. Suits and dresses count As i garment 3 pc. Suits and dresses formals suedes vinyls fur trims movies and pleats extra. No limit drapes discount All week 25% / Plaza 20 o Only rent a steam carpet cleaning4 machine. $15 a Day at Plaza 20 and 1990 him 1990 Elm-1108 Lowa Grandview i of ii k Mart shopping can tit All stores open daily 7 . To 6
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