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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 13, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood morning it s saturday october our 50th year no. 2k Florence s. C. Daily 10sunday 1 noted for vice president Spain Dodges Tackler Conway s Carl Spain 40, Dodges a diving West Florence Tacker As Fred Gowans looks on. The tigers beat the knights 22-0. See Story Page 1c. Photo by Sonny Smith Washington Al a pres ident Nixon nominated House a publican Leader Gerald ii. Kurd to vice president Fri Day Nielli and urged the nation in in to from the obsessions of the past in Anewic ginning or his nationally televised and broadcast announcement. Hie air of stale Celebration with barely of Hie criminal charges Llinat forced inc res ignation of Spiro t. Agnew As vice president or of the water Gate scandal. .11 is vital that we turn away from Hie obsessions of the past and turn to the Garcal challenges of Hie Nix on said As lie announced Choice in a speech clearly de signed Rodri Inisi. Ins is a time for a new Imp ginning foi1 America a new he ginning in which we All dedicate ourselves in us tasks of meeting Hie challenges we face. Kvin As Nixon told Ibe nation of Ford s selection it was Dis closed that Agnew will Appeal on television monday night to discuss Ibe events that led to his resignation and Convie lion for income tax evasion. In Ford of Michigan it years old and a Veteran of years in Congress. Nixon chose a notice virtually Verlain to win Swift approval in but i houses of the democratic Congress. Ford is a Nixon loyalist a staunch party Man. Indeed Nixon said in announcing the Choice he needed a Man qualified for inc presi Dency and in Accord with administration views on critical issues of foreign and National defense. Initial congressional reaction was virtually unanimous in Praise of the selection flip lop Democrat in the speaker curl Allumi. Said of him i think i was Lite first con Gressman to Tell the i that Jerry Ford would be easier to sell in the mouse than any other Republican political figure. I know anything the House will a Loop it said Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott. And the Senate can hardly do other thai is exactly what Nixon asked of Congress to act As expeditious to As possible on this nomination because of the great challenges we lace at Home and abroad Kord. Applauded even before his name was announced when Nixon s description of Liis Choice made Clear lie was the Man. Said he was honoured grateful and Bumble and prom ised to do Liis in so. It seems to me that we want in America a United he said. I Hope i have some assets dial Midlil tx.1 helpful in working with the Congress in doing what can throughout our country to make America a milled Ford All the is tidily. There was for the i resident a reminder of Waler uate woes Only hours gop page6a Washington api a Federal appeals court declaring that Llic president is not alive the Law s ordered president Nixon Friday to permit a District court judge to examine Ibe White House tapes subpoenaed in the watergate Case. The . Court of appeals for Hie District of Columbia in a 5 to 2 decision upheld . District court judge John .1. Sirica s ruling ordering the presi Dent 10 turn the tapes Over to him. All seven appeals court judges agreed thru the courts have the authority to review a presidential claim of privilege finl the two dissenters upheld Nixon s claim that tie can with hold the tapes. The while virtually certain to ruling. Presidential Spok Crinan Gerald i. Warren would say Fri Day night thai we Are studying Ibe the court allowed Nixon five Days to a peal to the supreme court. Special watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox s office issued a statement pleased with die decision which on first Reading of the opinion appears fully to sustain our Nixon s lawyer Charles Alan Wright had argued that the doctrine of executive privilege permitted the i resident to withhold be of conversations Between him Ami Bis aides. The tapes were sought by Cox and the Senate watergate committee which has a separate court suit lending be fore Siri ii. The court did alter Sirica s order to permit the president the Opportunity to ask that of the apes be withheld on the grounds they contain material relating to National defense or foreign relations. In such cases the court said the president should itemize and Index the material being withheld. If there is opposition to Bis request a hearing should be held in Chambers it said. The Central before us is. In essence whether the president May. In his sole discretion withhold from a grand jury evidence in his Possession that is relevant to the grand jury s the unsigned majority opinion said. The Constitution makes no mention of spiral presidential the . Then it added counsel for the president nonetheless would have us infer immunity from lie president s political Man Date or from vulnerability to impeachment or from his Broad discretionary j Lowers. These Are invitations to refashion die Constitution and we reject lit the court said. The judges said they acknowledged inc Long standing judicial recognition executive privilege but they said it on a weighing Isact court. I Ingeba . Reapportionment is. associated press Wriler Mia Tapi the mouse and Senate will return in session tuesday to consider a proposed Compromise on House which is sure l one of inc wierd esl in recent legislative history. If All goes planned the of 01 naive special legislative ses Sion to reshuffle House seals could he wrapped up by lie end of next week. The session began . The proposed Compromise won Senate agreement in a closed caucus late thursday night. The agreement ended a seven hour filibuster by sen. Sam mend Liall. Against a plan to distribute the 121 House scats among lit districts. As explained by sen. Mar Ion Gres Scute a Cali nun. I la Senate would tentatively approve single member districts o n second Reading the amended Bill would then lie Given final Senate passage tues Day and Srnel to the i Louse. A Senlac stipulation was that the House leadership agreed to give Strigle Meni Lier districts full consideration on the floor. Should the House once again reject Sii Igle me Max r rat Pixie lion Meril. The Senate would agree to whatever plan the Isi , i Agi Lia fuel rationing adopted Washington Lai i the reluctantly adopted a mandatory allocation program govern ing wholesale distribution of Home Healing my Friday while Congress moved steadily closer to forcing a mandatory pro gum for All Petroleum products. The administration s limited program which lakes Elf Cal nov. I. Requires suppliers to distribute borne Healing Oil. Jet Vitiel. Kerosene Dice fuel Range Oil. Stove Oil and Gas Oil to their customers in to purchases made in Calendar the on oct. Imposed a similar allocation program on propane Gas. But so far there no government control Over the distribution of crude Oil or of gasoline and other in . Legislation wending its Way through Congress would require mandatory allocation of All Petroleum products and Cind Oil. Ford liked representative Gerald r. Ford nominated Lor vice president by president Nixon Washington Miles into Syria from he War s Case fire line in the go Lan Leigh is. Damascus is about 10 Miles from that line. Military analysts in Tel Aviv Damascus was almost Willun Range of israeli Field artillery. The fighting , was in compan cd by fierce rur Bat lies Over inc Golan Heights the Ali command its jets made 111 kills. A so Nan said at least Ito israeli pianos were knocked Down t a. Intelligence observers believe both sides Chagger Alaei Ial successes. A syrian War conceded for tic Fisl time Fri Day night dial israeli forces had made some Progress in the counter orc Sivc lint the com Munique said us Ian ground units forced the israelis Loro la cat Anil hat violent Bailies were continuing the syrian communique did not specify How close to dam ascus the israeli Armor and in Fantry had advanced the re said Syi la Dimou a 711 is links and a Large num Ber of older tracked vehicles along with artillery press new Jiru Paul Kohn from the syrian Iron Ilia told him Ibal tanks had rolled across the in mile plateau Al the head of a Hoad aha Iii to to Miles of 1 Amascus. This is a slow but sure and Vance. Rescue Gui told Kohn. Designedly keep our losses to a minimum the Tel Aviv command an Nouni cd that the israeli lump.-, advancing toward Damascus clashed with iraqis or ii us1. Tune ill inc week old Middle fast War. said its soviet supplied air Lorono was ski Mimi luge numbers of israeli Jers out of the sky Over Hie shift ing Golan Battleground and do ing Laid a trip gels deep in Syria including Sevein near dam ascus Hie Southern a Gyp wiping out an israeli in the Gulf of and hoisting an israeli a Mored column m the Sinai desert. A Macuci reaching Lebanon from inc Synan capita Mideast i Igi a

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