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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 27, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood morning it s thursday september 27, j973 our 50th year no. 270 Florence. S. C. Daily 10 sunday 15 1 Buchanan defends Campaign pranks Nix on Campaign tactician Patrick j. Buchanan defended ghost written advertisements pranks and undercover operatives As legitimate political weapons wednesday but denied he recommended or authorized Politi Cal sabotage. He called the watergate break in a crime which i considered but not the responsibility of the Republican party. To me there s room in american politics for pranks ters and hecklers and the like but they can get to where they Cross the Buchanan told the Senate watergate com Mittee. He put those activities into four categories things utterly outrageous dirty tricks Politi. Cal hardball and pranks. The testimony of the presi Dent s top speechwriter brought on one of the most spirited de Bates of the Long hearings As the committee moved from the watergate break in and cover up into the More philosophical area of which political tricks Are dirty and which Are not. Buchanan known As the conservative among the presi Dent s speech writers won bipartisan Praise Froni the Sena tors although he led off by accusing the committee of har Boring character assassins among its staff. You re a fascinating wit said sen. Howard h. Bakerjr. A Tenn. Sen. Edward j. Gurney r-fia., called the most knowledgeable witness we be Ever had before this and sen. Daniel k. Inouye a Hawaii said you re proving yourself a very effective and very scholarly political Strate Buchanan s testimony touched on tax exempt foundations who May get involved in Politi Cal affairs press responsibility and political mane vering in campaigns of Long ago. Articulate and sometimes impassioned Buchanan said for example that to does not consider it wrong if re publicans asked a Large contributor to help fund a demo cratic candidate in a primary. Having spies in the opposing Camp he said is a common thing done in american Cam the hearings recessed after Buchanan s Day Long testimony until tuesday. The next wit Ness tentatively scheduled is Kenneth Khachigian a Buchan an assistant. During questioning by sen. Lowell p. Weicker Buchanan said people in our Campaign made a grievous error then made More mistakes conceivably committed wrongdoing amounting to crimes and illegalities. The sins were of the head not the heart i Don t think i m in a position to sit up and see watergate Page 5a speaker puts off any Agnew action tiring situation puzzled Newark Calif., High school administrators have offered a free yearbook to any student who can figure out How to get 50 Auto tires off of the school s flagpole. They d also like to know who put them and How. A Washington a speaker Carl Albert has rejected for the time being any House action on vice president Spiro t. Agnew s request for an investigation of charges he was involved in political corruption in Maryland. That left a Federal grand jury in Baltimore As the Only forum scheduled to hear evidence on the allegations against Agnew. Atty. Gen. Elliot l. Richardson has ordered the panel to begin hearing that evidence thursday morning. Albert announced his decision on Agnew s request in a state ment wednesday afternoon. The vice president s letter relates to matters before the . In View of that fact i As speaker will not take any action on the letter at this he refused to elaborate or answer questions. Agnew s Surprise request for the House investigation was made in a letter the vice presi Dent hand delivered to Albert tuesday. The vice president was on Capitol Hill wednesday for lunch with 10 Liberal Republican senators and told newsmen he had every intention of staying in office. I want to make it very Clear that 1 am not he said. Agnew also said hold a news conference at some future Point but did not say when. Sen. Mark 0. Hatfield r Ore. Host for the luncheon old a reporter later that the sen Ator s met with Agnew for More than an hour and that no one in the group believed al Bert s rejection of Agnew s re quest was final or irrevocable. He s thoroughly persuaded of his Hatfield said of Agnew. He s determined to fight it meanwhile the White House said president Nixon had Nei ther encouraged nor pressured Agnew to take any particular course in responding to or fighting the graft allegations against him. Deputy White House press Secretary Gerald l. Warren a Knoy pledged. That when Nixon and Agnew met tuesday morn ing the subject of Agnew s pos sible resignation was among the subjects discussed. Warren said previously that Nixon had not asked Agnew to step Down. But Agnew said on Capitol Hill wednesday that he and Nixon had never discussed the possibility of his quitting. Warren said he believed it would be improper for the White House to comment on Agnew s Choice of met lids for fighting the graft allegations but added that Nixon respects the vice president s rights and privilege to handle this in his own on another matter Warren said Nixon did not concur or need to concur in Richardson s decision to take Justice depart ment evidence against Agnew to the Federal grand jury in Baltimore. Nixon did not want to interject himself into or interfere with the judicial process and therefore it was not a matter of the president approving or con see Agnew Page 5a italian actress Dies Anna Magnani 65, the fiery italian actress who won an Oscar in 1955 for the Rose died wednesday of cancer in a Rome clinic. Director Roberto Ros Sellini was at her bedside with her son Luca when she died. A medic unbelievably Happy at condition of astronauts aboard new Orleans a the skylab 2 astronauts Back on Earth after a al a Day space Mission were much improved and All in very Good space doctors said wednesday. Astronauts Alan l. Bean. Jack r. Lousma and Owen k. Garriola spent their first morn ing Back on Earth in More than two months sleeping late in their quarters aboard this prime recovery ship. They awoke about 10 . Not. Just As the new Orleans was entering port at san Diego Calif. After the ship tied up at a Dock Here the spacemen started a six How medical examination their second since they splashed Down in i he Pacific Ocean on tuesday. Or. Carter Alexander a space doctor said they were already showing signs of read acting to the Gravity of Earth. He said they awoke very hungry but breakfast had to wait until doctors could draw blood samples. Afterwards the astronauts ale and began the Long series of medical tests. Despite history s longest exposure to the de conditioning effects of space weightlessness the astronauts made a remarkable showing in medical tests tuesday doctors said. We re said or. Paul Buchanan one of the space Agency physicians on Board Here. Garriott. He said looks very Buchanan said the other two Are slightly Down. Owen has More Bounce to the ounce. Jack trails him a Little and al is just a notch behind he said their excellent condition May be a real landmark in medical history. We Are unbelievably Happy with this weightlessness has the effect of permitting Muscles to Deco Ditton or weaken. Since the Muscles Don t have to work against the constant tug of Gravity they waste away. Intensive exercise by the astronauts during their Marathon Mission apparently halted the progressive reconditioning Buchanan said adding the personal exercise was the Buchanan said the tests on tuesday showed the astronauts experienced a 10 to 20 per cent loss of heart conditioning and All were experiencing a feeling of heaviness. About three hours after splashdown however he said bean and Lousma reported hat the heaviness feeling began to disappear. Doctors anxious that the astronauts not be. Exposed to germs or to unnecessary exercise kept the spacemen isolated. They were not permitted to walk the decks or wander the passageways of the ship but went directly from their quarters to the medical Laboratory for the tests. Doctors Are concerned that the astronauts May be highly susceptible to disease because the Long confinement of the space Mission has caused them to lose some of their natural immunity to infection. Wilt Chamberlain signed by san Diego Wilt Chamberlain has signed a reported contract to coach and play for the san Diego conquistadors Page so. Most americans believe inflation is the country s number one problem the Gallup poll reports. Page 3d. Index comics deaths doctor editorials markets sports 4a1 8d3 so j Florence City Council awards state area 181 j contract for new fire women j station for East Marion Street. G Page 2a. I weather variable cloudiness and warm i with a Chance of showers and thundershowers. S highs in the mid 80s, lows near 70. Details Page is a. N Tony Boyle slightly improved Washington Iasi the condition of deposed Union Leader . Tony Boyle improved slightly wednesday according to Hospital spokesmen. While the former United mine workers president remained in a deep coma and still on the critical list his vital signs of pulse temperature and blood pressure were said to have stabilized. From a doctor s standpoint these developments Are in said a spokesman at George Washington univer sity Hospital. But he said inc Outlook for recovery remained poor. Rep. Wilbur Mills unanimous vote reported russian jews win support in Congress Washington a the House ways and Means committee approved a proposal wednesday to deny Irac concessions to he Soviel Union unless it eases its jewish emigration policy. The amendment to the foreign Trade Bill under consideration was adopted by whal was reported to be unanimous voice vote. The amendment proposed by chairman Wilbur Mills. Dark. And rep. Charles Bannock d-ark., would prohibit most favored Nalion Tariff Trealen Cal for the soviets or a commercial Trade Deal with them unless the president determines they not deny jews and other citizens the Opportunity to emigrate. Not impose More than nominal emigration fees. Not impose Lees on the basis of the country to which a person wants to emigrate. President Nixon has opposed such action by Congress contending it could jeopardize the present detente including not Only Trade but disarmament talks. The committee action would apply to All non communist countries but the Mills Bannock amendment is aimed directly at the soviet Union. H would put Congress for n Freer soviet emigration policy into a tentative Trade agreement initiated last october. . Tobacco Farmers to get pounds in sales morning news slate editor Raleigh n. C. South Carolina tobacco Market s will get pounds in additional sales Opportunity under a decision wednesday by the Industry wide flue cured tobacco marketing advisory committee. Thex committee agreed to provide one set of buyers in the slate for four Days next week and three Days the following week. The sales quota for each Day will be pounds. The committee reached a decision after hearing South Carolina interests complain that about 12 million pounds of South Carolina tobacco remain unsold with sales scheduled to end this week. South Carolina representatives said the committee s allocation is inadequate to meet what they Call a crisis Marion s. Fowler executive Secretary of the s. C. Tobacco warehouse association said it appeared hit would up to the association to determine which of the stale s 11 markets and at what times the Sale will be held. The committee has scheduled another meeting for oct. 12. Some dissatisfied South Carolina interests said they want to explore the possibility of putting the remaining South Carolina tobacco through a re drying process and storing ii for later Sale under Cope alive conditions rather under the committee s formula. Among spokesmen seeking additional sales time were Cong. I m Young r-., and democrats John Jen Refle and Bill r. Craig who both sought the sixth District seat last year. Young asked for two More weeks of sales at Lake City Mullins and Timmonsville. A Farmer. Young said that he last week had trouble getting tobacco on floors and lost some to spoil age. Young said that Farmers Are being penalized in the slate because of the Short age of sales Opportunity. Jan Rutle was appearing before the committee for the second time this month and said that a Telephone poll showed that at least pounds remain unsold in his county alone Horry Jenrette said there is a danger the auction system might collapse with Farmers see tobacco Page 2a . House okays reapportionment Bya Llanier associated press writer Columbia a after five Days of debate the demo cratic leadership in the South Carolina House of represent lives wednesday pushed through a Bill re apportioning the 124 House scats into 28 districts. The Bill was tentatively approved on second Reading by a Vole of 71-43. The measure can be debated again thursday on third Reading but no new amendments can be offered and final passage is assured. A cloture Rule invoked by the House majority to Cut Storl of pos lion filibusters will not be in effect on third Reading. Therefore lengthy arguments can to presented but the out come is certain. A coalition of Blacks. Re publicans and Small county democrats waged in extended unsuccessful Effort to scrap the 28-Dislrict plan in favor of a system Hal would Divide the Sale into 124 single member House districts. After final House passage the reapportionment Bill will go to the Senate which now is in recess awaiting it. By prior agreement it will be automatically refereed to the Senate judiciary committee and. The upper chamber will nol be re convened until after the com Milter version is ready for floor action. The e so called Compromise would have retained the 28 House districts recommended by the House judiciary com Mittee. Bui the House delegations within each Dis Ricl would have been allowed to subdivide it into As Many single member entities As the District has i Louse members. Increase pledged for Gas dealers late this week Washington a director John t. Dunlop of the Cost of living Council con firmed wednesday that the Council will approve increases in the Price of gasoline later this week. Dunlop also said the Council May hold Public hearings on proposed increases in postal rates announced earlier this week by the . Postal service. Dunlop indicated that he was concerned Over the size of the proposed increases which would be two cents for airmail and first class Stamps in addition to increases on other classes of mail. "1 have determined i am going to take a Good close look at it that s for Dunlop told newsmen at a regular weekly briefing. Dunlop had said earlier the gasoline Price increases would be approved by next week. But president Nixon said on monday he wanted the gasoline Price increase this week. Dunlop also said Consumers should to paying lower prices for beef and other meals within a few weeks al the latest. He noted Hal the daily Slaughter of cattle has increased substantially and Hal wholesale prices have dropped to per hundredweight Down 32 per cent

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