JAM 42 ANMRSON SUNDAY HIRALD SUNDAY, OCTQIER 9, I9«6 Day Of 'Heaviest' Rain Bode III For Adam Clayton Powell Large Cracks Appeared In 'Power' Dam steadily downward. His roller- control the bill was considered a masterful stroke of political enough votes to win. psychology when the program was first approved in 19W. But as groundwork was started for the 1966 bill, the rough-hewn former paratrooper from Flori. da and the suave chairman ready for reporters with copies of his new rules and a claim of Friday—Powell, always unpredictable, clams up completely. Stone will say only that the situation is serious but not hopeless. Gibbons claims 12 or 13 Democratic votes, enough from Harlem began having disagreements. j Boih sjdes daim Resentments built, up over a j support pouring in. bers return to Washington, but [compromise plan to Stone. He most refuse to disclose how they stand. Several say Gibbons "blew" what was supposed to be a rules reform campaign scheduled for next January. promised to relay proposal to Powell; Pucinski, Carey am' Mink went, on to anothei meeting with nine other Democrats including Gibbons Speaker John McCormack says office of Hep. James O'Hara, he's neutral. ' Compromise is clearly in the •fivear, and the two Congressmen WASHINGTON (UPI> -On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Washington, B.C., was getting heaviest rainfall in several years. And it was the day:.. . , Adam Clayton Powell found outj carae lo a the dam was about to burst. The urbane N Y egro Congress- amn went to the House floor to: . vote on the Military Construe- w 0 " 1 " tion Appropriation nil;. Another members _at the next regular D-Mich. New Plan Gibbons' plan, which Delegate Powers The information given Powell and Stone was that Gibbons the committee Republicans to make "16 plus." air. "I'll vote for reforms, but offers of not for this," Rep. Romanlout to have only Pucinski, D-P.l., says. "Some-'Democratic votes, Saturday-Sunday — Powell's thing is going to be worked Jjunkecf. A new differing somewhat turns member drew him aside and! me . etm g. Thursday, Sept. 22, to gave him information t h a t ist "P the . chairman of his ruffled even Powell's studied 'powers and delegate them to aplomb the six senior Democrats who About the same time chaired Education and Labort Powell's special assistant, C. j Subcommittees. i Sumner Stone, received a I Powell decided to seize the telephone call. The caller, not a'initiative by disclosing Gibbons' member of Congress, told Stone [intentions. He bad Stone substantially the same newsi schedule a news conference Powell was getting from his j Sept. 15 on the subject "The ; colleague. iWar on Poverty vs. the War on When Powell returned to his Powell." luxurious suite in a far, quiet i What follows is one reporter's | corner of the Rayburn House!reconstructed diary of the next office building, he called Stoneiweek's events: ings pickets out against Rep. mes Scheuer, D-N.Y., a bbons supporter. Gibbons sues new victory claims, iwell tells his congregation his is my reward" for good )rk. Monday — Committee mem- Tuesday— Committee mem-iOulined to Stone, gives bers seem to vanish. Meetings < m ' M< * chairmen power obviously underway, but repor-pS 1313 ' 1011 tf Powell ters can't find out where. LateriS'ves committee majo it is learned that Pucinski andj thorit y over committee Reps. Hugh Carey, D-N.Y., and nel and finances. Patys Mink, D-Hawaii, went tol Pucinski and Gibbons Powell's office and outlined; bitter dispute over Fl nine quickly propos from pi balks; ' alleged ambition to run for U.S Senate. Other members object to Gibbons' statement that Stone, regarded by many as Black Power militant behind Powell, will be first to be fired. Meeting recesses for lunch and Scheuer and Gibbons tell aewsmen Powell is giving up. Powell hears of it, issues angry denial— "It's a damn lie." Meeting resumes and statement signed by 13 Democrats is worked out by saying rules must be devised to "improve" committee operations, without mentioning Powell. Carey and Pucinski take plan to Powell, but he won't commit itself. Wednesday — Compromise rules taken to Powell by Reps. Carey, Frank Thompson, D- N.J., and Dominick Daniels, D N.J., and John Brademas, 0 Ind. He raises fev,' objections except to loss of control over committee staff. Tells them he will fight the plan. Republicans, totally ignored by both Gibbons and the l; Democrats, reach boiling poinl and issue demand for showdown meeting open to public and adoption of GOP "fair play" amendments. The Big Day Thursday— Five busloads of Swell's supporters line up in lall outside meeting room an lour before meeting time. Police and newsmen on hand in scores. Powell presides over rare full attendance of committee mem- bership and GOP mot open meeting is beaten d first order of business. proposal distributed (to licans for first time) an brief recess committee v to 13 to cut off deba make decision at 10:30 i Enraged Republicans >ut to denounce proceed! 'lynching" and "railroa< At 11:23, Powell pr amendment, scribbled by on two sheets of tablet giving himself power t and fire with approv committee Democrats, proposal is, adopted by vote, opposed by Gibbons number of Republicans. Committee approves a ment compromise 27 to for three abstentions Rep. William Rules Ayres, R-Ohio, rai _ member who called Gil ; GOP s "a • opponent. 1 Powell orders meeting room opened to newsmen, who . n, stampede in followed by Powell's claque. Photographers scramble over furniture, every. • one crowds uo to dais to hear -K--- s i beaming Powell pronounce new aione ru ] es "progressive" and mere paper, restatement of House basic 3 "irej ru i es Thompson, "author" of al „?' proposal, siys if every commit- V 13 tee had same rules, Congress voice could adjourn early every year, aid a Gibbons, almost lost in the (crowd around Powell, says he amend-jgot what he wanted and the 1 withichairman has been hobbled. into his private office. Stone blurted out his Thursday— Powell, in top! news, pulpit form, announces Gibbons ' ! T5ie Congressman replied that'move; Gibbons, forewarned, is he had just been told the same'coaster relationship with his thing: a member of the House [colleagues was best illustrated Education and Labor Commit- by his association with Rep. tee was going to try to i Sam Gibbons, D-Fla., a former "defrock" Powell as its chair-[Florida state senator who came man. , [to the House in 1964 with Steadfly Downward liberal record and a yen In 1966, Powell's mercurial make his mark. Powell chose relations with the 20 Democrats'Gibbons as floor manager for and 10 Republicans who make : the 1965 Antlpoverty Bill. uo his committee beaded! The choice of a southerner to Famed Sam Gregorio Beach 'Nixes The Usual Idea Of Proper Attire SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -(necessary to be so secretive." Don t wear a bathing suit to| Law enforcement authorities San Gregorio Beach. You'll feel:apparently close their eyes to strangely out of place. (the activities of the nudeniks. Proper attire at San Gregor-|San Gregorio is a public beach, lo, located about 40 miles south 1 and the path to it is so steep of San Francisco, is skin—lots'™d strenuous the general: of it, and fully exposed. public isn't inclined to go there . San Gregorio has become famous as an unofficial headquarters for nude bathers and anyway. By Jar the biggest comes from low flying planes they've come from milesIfram nearby Half "Moon Bay around to doff their clothes and!Airport. Curious pilots buzz the cavort in the altogether. 'beach and some of them "get The beach itself is a gem of so excited they almost fall out perfection. Its white sands of their planes," a sheriff's stretch for about two miles'deputy said, along the Pacific, hemmed in «jj u t ^ f ar as ( by rocky promontories on both outrazinff Hie niihlic ends and accessible during highly ?h e ^ u tf "it cslSfiL OT ? a V l8ep 1 m -v. ;true - Most P™^ or Students, bankers, teachers j'ho-hum' about it all. and even a probation officer paused during a recent session with the sun to, explain the attraction of the beach. Seeks Neutral Spot "It's the ultimateness of it all," sighed a University of California coed, blushing not ai bit as her questioner tried to "nd a neutral spot to focus his eyes. Gains Made In Audits INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)-State Board of Accounts examiners •ss but making civilization I'm not sure I'm at Stats Examiner Richard L. Wor- home with." lev Her companion, a high school teacher in San Jose was more Worley filed a ..._. Governor Branigin covering accomplishments and develop- Its not that at all," he saidJments during the past year and' It's just frankly fun and a 'listed three items. ' s t' So if a 13 H. &0 II a come to a place like this and swim or sun in the nude in the 19 «- 65 fiscal 9 n=ri ;„ tfip IQKT RK ' , " the 196 ' >H> ~ A decrease in traveling ex- without bothering anybody why penses of approximately S4B,OOf) not?" this year, when compared to Hand in Hand : last vear . u sill S the same mile- Still another naked male, about 45, who didn't want to be identified "because I've got a eecurity clearance," said he thought nudism and the "sexual revolution" went hand in hand. "In the old days, nudism had to be repressed for sexual reasons," he said. "Today however, with birth control pills «o readily available, it isn't age rates. Inis resulted primarily from assigning field examiners within commuting distance of their homes," Worley reported. —A complete reorganization of the physical layout of the office, made possible by addition of 1,500 square feet of office space which Worley said "permits a more orderly flow of work." MAYBE IF YOU'D EAT A LITTLE SOMETHING YOU'D 6ETSLEEPY SHE MIGHT BE RIGHT- THIS LITTLE SMACK MIGHT BE ALL I NEED I CAMT SLEEP- I'VE BEEN TOSSING ALL NIGHT L ITDIPM'TDO ANJY GOOD. I'M STILL WIDEAWAKE.' OH/YOU POOR DEAR SOMETIMES SHES RIGHT-' I THINK-THIS IS REALLY GOING TO DO IT E BATH DIDM ATHIWS--NJOT OME THING ' MAYBE I CAM TRICK-MY BODY INTO BELIEVIKJG IT'S TIRED BY EXERCISING MY DARLIWG FINALLY GOT TO SLEEP— OH, THERE GOES THE ALARM CLOCK ) ( WELL,ANYWAY---) | P V_T HE'LL BE ABLE V^—i ' \^'TO SLEEP 1 TONIGHT IT'S TIME TCI AND GO TO WORK GET PRESS ED THIMBLE THEATRE IPO IP EVE LITTLE MISS AMERICA. Elizabeth Ann Decry, 9, of Ncwbiirfih, N.Y., is flanked by runncrs-up Karon Keller (left), 5, ind Michelle Aranda (right), 5, bnlh of lirooklyn, N.Y., for coronation at New Jersey's ftliudes Anuscraent Park. rMEY,YOuA(^MJWHATDO YOU JUST \ ( WALKED I v PAST ME AMD ME l^2 SWEETIEl/sl YOU AN' ME MET TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE SEAMEN'S ICEBERG OUTIKJG. 1 YOU WAMT ? I KIN MOT STAMP ) A SWAB SHOULD MANJMERS ALWAYS SAY HELLO WHEN HE MEETS AN ACQUAIMTANCE.
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