Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 19, 1974 · Page 66
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May 19, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 66

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8F -- Mav 1. 1974 'Sundav (iazetle-Mait Charleston, West Virginia Panel to Study Responsibility Rapt A painting at the Allied Artists Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Sunrise holds the attention of these "Middlers," preschool children in the weekday program at St. Matthews Episcopal Church. (Staff Photo by Ferrell Friend) By John Beckler WASHINGTON (J) - The evidence presented to the House Judiciary Committee in its impeachment proceedings so far raises the question: "Is a president responsible for the conduct of his subordinates? The answer, at least in the minds of the 38 members of the committee, could be an important factor in deciding whether they recommend the impeachment of President Nixon. For four days now they have been given a detailed presentation of evidence centering more on former White House aides than on Nixon. The activities of more than a score of the people around Nixon have been t r a c e d through the Watergate break- in, the coverup, the collecting of money and its payment to Watergate defendants, the Senate Watergate committee and grand jury investigations, and the trials results ing from it all. THE FAILURE of the evidence to involve Nixon directly has heartened his supporters and led to comments that the committee is finding nothing that could lead to his impeachment. The committee resumes its inquiry Tuesday, still behind closed doors. If the House votes for impeachment, then the President would stand trial in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, D-Mont., told newsmen Saturday he would like to see the House committee hold open hearings to avoid differing interpretations of material being presented. But, Mansfield added, it is a question for House members to decide. Mansfield said that as far as he knew none of the leaks from the committee has corne from the panel's staff, and he praised the staff as superb. The idea that a president can be impeached for acts of his s u b o r d i n a t e s is by no means universally accepted on the House committee. THE BASIS for such an article of i m p e a c h m e n t was spelled out by James Madison, who had as much to do as anyone with drafting the impeachment provision in the Constitution. In the First Congress, arguing for the right of a president to fire members of the executive branch as well as hire them, he said: "I think it absolutely necessary that the president should have the power of removing from office: It will make him, in a peculiar manner, responsible for their conduct, and subject him to impeachment himself, if he suffers them to perpetrate with impunity high crimes or misdemeanors against the United States, or neglects to superintend their conduct, so as to check their excesses. On the constitutionality of the declaration I have no manner of doubt." Ten former Nixon administration or re-election campaign committee officials have pleaded guilty to or been convicted of crimes. Seven others have been indicted by the Watergate grand jury and are awaiting trial. On April 30,1973, in a television address on the Watergate affair, Nixon said: "I will not place the blame on subordinates -- on people whose zeal exceeded their judgment, and who may have done wrong in a cause they deeply believed to be right. Police Group To Meet Here The Division of State and Provincial Police of the International Association of Chiefs of Police will have its regional conference Monday through Thursday at the Charleston House, West Virginia State Police Supt. R. L. Bonar announced. Business and workshop sessions will be on various subjects, including labor relations, preparing court cases and test validation, minority recruiting and the impact of the energy crisis. "In any organization, the man at the top must bear the responsibility. That responsibility, therefore, belongs here in this office. I accept it." BOARDING InsloVOvtildtturis GROOMING $10 Basic Utility Clip Toys Miniatures Including Bath, Nails Cut Polished, Ears Cleaned, Annal Glands Cleaned.--No extra charge for matted Dogs. VILLAGE PET SHOP 5200M«CorkleAve.S.L KanawhaCitv Ph. 925-7571 PAYNE'S Shop 'N Save 5175 Big Tyler Road Phone 776-9831 lore on Your GriKery Bill and Buy A _m f B f QllOrtCr Of DCt as low as · · · · * · cut and wrapped · · · * Natural Areas Parley Planned for State Ground "f * Beef.. "f ft* / jf Chuck lb - Whole Pork Loins $9* LB If resh Tomatoes 3 LB. Basket Average) I JEJ CAIRO -- An Appalachian Plateaus Natural Areas Conf e r e n c e w i l l b e h e l d t h i s Wednesday through Friday at North Bend State Park. The conference is being sponsored by the National Parks Service of the Department of Interior. Cosponsors i n c l u d e the Department of Natural Resources, West Virginia University and the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey. It will begin at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday with a review of federal and private programs dealing with natural areas in the Appalachian plateaus. Patrick F. Noonan, national director of the Nature Conservancy, will speak Wednesday evening on "Protection Alternatives for Natural Areas." On Thursday morning, the conference will offer a review of state programs dealing with natural areas, along with a discussion of recent contributions of ecology, geology and geography to classification of natural areas. Workshop sessions dealing Fayette Book Stops Planned FAYETTEVILLE - The Fayette County bookmobile will visit these communities this week: Monday -- Ansted, 9:30 a. m. to noon; Hico, 12:30 to 1 p. m. Lookout, 1:15 to 3:30 p. m. T u e s d a y -- P o w e l l t o n School, 10 to 11 a. m.; Powellton Post Office, 11:10 to 11:40 a. m.; Kimberly Post Office, 11:50 a. m. to 12:20 p. m.; Kimberly School, 12:25 to 1:15 p. m.; Smithers, 1:30 to 2:30 p. m. Wednesday -- Catholic Center, 9:45 to 11:30 a. m.; Scarbro. Noon to 12:25 p. m.; East End, 1:30 to 2:30 p. m. Thursday -- Dixie, 10 a. m. to noon; Jodie, 1 to 2 p. m.: Gauley Bridge, 2:30 to 3:30 p. m. Friday -- Deepwater, 10 to 11 a. m.; Robson, 11:15 to 11:45 a. m . ; Beards Fork, noon to 2 p. m. Bowden to Speak At Sissonville Hi«jh West Virginia University football coach Bobby Bowden will deliver the baccalaureate address to graduating seniors of Sissonville High School at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the school. West Side Group To Elect Officers The West Side Business Assn. will meet at 6:30 p. m. Tuesday at Bill Cutright's cafeteria for the annual nomination and election of officers. Center Graduates Institute Woman MARION, Va. -- Miss Candance Phillips of I n s t i t u t e , W.Va., has been graduated f r o m t h e B l u e R i d g e J o b Corps Center here. She was certified as a clerk- typist and medical assistant. Choir to Sin*; with natural areas will be held that afternoon. Edward M. Gwathmey Jr., vice president for development and construction for Snowshoe Resort in Pocahontas County, will speak Thursday evening on "The Public View of Natural Areas." The conference will conclude on Friday morning with a field trip to a nearby oil field, led by Tom Arkle of the geological and economic survey. Watergate's Effect Aired By Talmadge ATLANTA, Ga. -- UPI -- Sen. Herman Talmadge said Saturday that the Watergate scandal has not hurt the office of the presidency, although it has harmed President Nixon. The Democratic senator and member of the Senate Watergate committee said at a news conference: "Long- range, I think this whole affair will have a cleansing effect on the body politic." Talmadge, 60, held his news conference after qualifying for a fourth-term re-election bid. So far he is unopposed. He said he has seen only two first-rate Cabinet members in his nearly 18 years in the Senate: former Treasury Secretary John B. Connally and Sec- r e t a r y of State H e n r y A. Kissinger. "The rest of them are a bunch of clerks in the basement of the White House or the Office of the Budget," he declared. "If nothing else, I think we are going to see a return to the Cabinet of Cabinet- level officers." * Baptists Slate Paper Project baptists slate There will be a paper collection project at Oakwood Baptist Church during the Memorial Day weekend to raise money for the building fund. Any person who has old papers, books or magazines to dispose of may leave them at the collection trailer at the church which will be open during daylight hours. The project is sponsored by the Ladies Missionary Circle of the church. What gives children great S pleasure tKat tjjey can ^ enjoy when they are 70? ·:·: PIANO! ( *: Wmoit any child can moitw o plant. An economical *-Oy for yOJ (0 («tt Our ttomeM on your-child i» to RENT A PIANO ·x .v The Sanctuary Choir of the First B a p t i s t ' C h u r c h w i l l present a concert at 5 p. m. May 26 in the church at Lewis ifcd Shrewsbury streets. Your tort irt 6-Month» Renwi at J(5 monthly plul cartage, odd every dollo* will nppty if you decide to buy. Why wai?? lettoiu available too at GORBY'S MUSIC DAILY 9-5 M 4 ? l h A V E . PHONE 744-9453 THURSDAYS 9-9 SOUTHCHARIESTOH :«S:g:s:^:5:jR8^^ Palcton l(s While We Glow TO MAKE WAY FOR OUR NEW BANK AND OFFICE TOWER-One Valley Square-Kanawha Valley Bank will transfer its drive-in facility to a temporary location across Laidley Street from the present site effective Monday, May 20. The same friendly tellers you know will be there to help you. And there will be eight drive-in lanes to provide you quick service. The walk-up window will still be there, too. In fact, at our temporary location there will be two walk-up windows. And you still wiH have 53 hours every week to use our drive-in . . . from 8:30 a. m. to 6 p. m. continuously on Tuesday through Thursday . . . to 7 p.m. on Monday and Friday and to noon on Saturday. Enter from either Lee or Washington street and exit on the opposite side as the map shows: fJOfiTH (The map below details Kanawha Valley Bank's new parking end drive-in facilities. «-- WASHINGTON STREBT SAST «-- SITE OF ONE VALLEY SQUARE present drive-In fate amoved when femporary facility is opened k Ui I We regret and hope you'll excuse any inconvenience, but it's only temporary. In just six months the permanent drive-in on the ground level of One Valley Square will be open to serve you. Until then, we'll see you at our temporary place. Ktnawha Member PDlC Where Capitol Crosses Lee Charleston, West Virginia 25326 Phone: 348-7000 mp*xtxfmx^^ X- K. 8s 1 *: 1 1 I 1 % I i 1 I i i i i ·X I**' i V. 1 1 I \ H

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