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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Jailed for crimes against state Gov't grants amnesty to 300 prisoners ATHENS The Greek government has approved a presidential decree providing amnesty for abwA 300 persons in jail for alleged crimes against tire state. The amnesty was ordered by President George Papadopoulos Sunday shortly sifter he was sworn in as the first head of the new Greek republic Relatives gathered outside Korydallos Prison in the port I city of Piraeus expecting about 100 prisoners to be released there. The presidential decree was sent to the government printing office for making the amnesty official. In Andreas Pa- a former Greek gov- ernment said the am- nesty decree is a sign the mili- Nixon may delay news conference SAN j week his long-promised Califor- President Nixon is con- nia news White sidering delaying until next House sources indicate. tary government is weak and isolated. He said Papadopoulos was making a relations appease international opinion against re- pression and Papandreou was released from a Greek prison and exiled following a similar amnesty in 1967. The latest amnesty and the i announcement by Papadopoulos speeding up the restoration of j parliamentary rule caught 1 many other opposition figures by surprise. Reliable sources said Papado- poulos had not originally planned such measures but had a sudden change cf mind after he was sworn in. He amended his Sunday radio and television broadcast at the last they said. Papadopoulos is reported to have added the amnesty for Al- txandros Panagoulis. sentenced to life imprisonment for at- tempting to assassinate Papado- poulos in and for those in- volved in the navy attempt to oust him last May. Papadcpoulos abolished mar- tial law in the capital and port city of Piraeus one. third of the 8.7 million Greeks live. Martial law in the metro- politan area had been in effect since Papadcpculos ted an army coup in which suspended democracy. Papadopoulos was elected president in a July 29 referen- dum which also sealed the fate of the exiled monarchy by con- firming Greece's new political system as a presidential parlia- mentary republic. Angry drinker TORONTO David Ashdown of Kitchener. is put out because the liquor Control of Ontario not pay him eacn for three bottles of 1967 Mouton-Rothschi'd. Mr. Ashdown said Mon- day he bougr.t the wine last year at a be- fore price0 went up. An LCBO store here of- fered to refund him ihe wine at his original pur- chase price. He said he tried to return the bottles of curios- ity'' after the price went up to S54.95 The delay would give the i president more time to confer i with some of his political ad- I visers before making his first appearance in more than five months for questioning about his Watergate-stained adminis- tration. Press Secretary Ronald Zieg- ler said he would discuss the news conference with the presi- j dent today. Nixon and some of his top ad- visers settled down in California Monday for a stay of at least two weeks. Ziegler said while at the Western White the president will work on legislative matters and on preparations for the news con- ference. DAWN'S DANCING STUDIO 1418 17tfc Street South HKMSTOATtON FOR ALL CLASSES PJfc TAP JAZZ ACROBATICS BATON PHONE 328-5056 328-1578 CINDCE PEKVHUQFF Quodfiwl Teacher and Owner Commence SEPT. 4th HKNT rumor Qualified Burton Teachir Sign fo r Nixon This large sign overshadows a small Love near the Rivergate Center in New Orleans where President Nixon addressed the national VFW convention. A New Orleans policeman at right apparenlly has no intention of taking the advice. Agnew cant he subpoenaed BALTIMORE fAPI Tiie judge of the U S. district court of Maryland says Vice- President Spiro Agnew can't be to testify before a special grand jury investigating iileged political corruption. because he has been nut on notice by the justice de- jartment that hs could be a de- Judge Edward North- said in an interview Mon- lay. could agree to appear r'oluntarily if he but Jiat would be his own personal He can't be made to Northrop also noted there are conflicting legal views on whether a vice-president can be indicted while in some- thing never done before. former governor of is being investigated with other political and business of them his for- mer possible ex- conspiracy and tax fraud. in a justice department spokesman confirmed that Attorney-Gen- STEM'S CUT-AATE FURNITURE Phone 327-3024 eral Elliot Richardson discussed the allegations against Agnew with White House chief of staff Alexander Haig. This discussion took place prior to Richardson's session with Agnew Aug. 6 to inform the vice-president of the status of the the spokes- man said. He refused to say why Rich- ardson discussed the allegations with Haig before meeting with Agnew. Agnew has denounced as allegations that he took kickbacks in return for state contracts while chief exec- utive of Baltimore County in the mid-1960s and later as gover- nor. it was learned that President Nixon's chief White House domestic Melvin called at least one key Republican member of Congress when the Agnew scan- dal broke and cautioned him against making any hasty pub- lic statements on the matter. ANNUAL I I I I I I I I I IT'S BAKER'S ANNUAL TRUCKLOAD SALE OF REFRIG- STEREOS AND TELEVISION. ADMIRAL COLOR TV Automatic control TRUCKLOAD SALE 5587 TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE TREMENDOUS SAVINGS AVAfLABLE DURING THIS ONCE-A-YEAR SALE. PHILIPS STEREO RADIO-RECORD PLAYER TRUCKLOAO SALE '207 ADMIRAL 18 CU. FT. SIDE BY SIDE REFRJG. 7 Door Model RUCKLOAD SALI Color Extra ZENITH BLACK and WHITE TELEVISION WITH STAND TRUCKLOAD SALE 11995 ADMIRAL FRONT LOAD Dishwasher Fully featured 5 button control TRUCKLOAD SALE J377 Color extra youifself to.the rich golden_ STOOthriess of 1878. Blended smooth. I I I I I MOFFAT 13 CU. FT. REFRIG. Button control and extras. TRUCKLOAD SALE While only ADMIRAL COLOR TV TRUCKLOAD SALE '347 PHILCO COLOR TV TRUCKLOAD SALE 5537 V7.c. it mjt COLOR TV I Automatic tint Full warranty TRUCKLOAD SALE ADMIRAL RANGE Continuous clean oven Top of the line TRUCKLOAD SALE '297 Color extra I I Aged smooth. Priced smooth A smooth number i 1973 5 WITH INNOVATIVE DISTILLERS. ADMIRAL 26 CU. FT. FOOD FREEZER TRUCKLOAD SALE G.E. 17 CU. FT. FROST FREE REFRIG. 165-lb. Freezer Section TRUCKLOAD SALE Color APPLIANCE TV CENTRE Wayne 812 4th AVE. S. No Down Payment 24 Monthi to Pay ACROSS FROM ENERSON'S SHOWROOM OINWAt ftKTPJC-MOFFAT-ZENITH-ADMIRAL-PHILIW Payments as low at ptr Month G. t. 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