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is The Boston Globe Thursday, May 2, 1974 Pappas says he 'never gave a cent' for hush money If youVe serving Chivas Regal at a party, better pour your own glass first. been approached by Mitchell, LaRue or other campaign officials, Doukas said: "It would be ridiculous to assume that a vice chairman had never heard that people were asking for cash to help these guys (Watergate burglars). "I am certain everyone was approached," Doukas said. Pappas's name has surfaced before in connection with fund-raising activities on behalf of the President. Kenneth R. Feinberg, assistant US attorney, said in New York yesterday that Pappas was questioned by prosecutors in connection with the case against Mitchell, former Commerce Secretary Maurice Stans and financier Robert Vesco. "He was a real mystery man," said Feinberg, adding that Pappas had to be subpoenaed in Greece through the American embassy. Feinberg declined to comment on any questions concerning Pappas's statements to the prosecutors and said Pappas never testified in the Vesco case in which Mitchell and Stans were acquitted Sunday. LaRue, an aide to Mitchell In the campaign. "He (LaRue) has apparently talked to Tom Pappas," Dean said, according to the transcript. "I know," the President replied. "And Pappas has agreed to come up with a sizable amount," Dean added during the March 21 meeting. Pappas could not be reached for comment yesterday. He was reportedly in Athens, where he spends most of his time as president of Esso Pappas. The statement issued in Boston said: "Tom Pappas has never given one cent to any individuals involved in the Watergate affair. Nor has he solicited anyone for funds with respect to Watergate." Doukas said Pappas contributed "more than $100,000" to the Nixon re-election effort in 1972, "but he never gave any cash and never would accept any cash," He said Pappas, who served as a vice chairman of the campaign finance committee, made the contributions in checks from his personal assets. However, asked if Pappas had By Stephen Wermiel Globe Staff Thomas A. Pappas, millionaire Massachusetts industrialist, yesterday said he has "never given one cent" to be used as hush money for the convicted Watergate burglars. But John M. Doukas, Boston attorney for the Greek-American importer would not rule out the possibility that Pappas was approached for hush money. Pappas's statement, released by Doukas yesterday, came after disclosure Tuesday of the White House transcript of a March 21, 1973 meeting between President Nixon and former White House counsel John W. Dean 3d. I According to the transcript, Dean and Mr. Nixon discussed possible sources for as much as $1 million to be used to silence E. Howard Hunt and other convicted Watergate burglars. The transcript said Pappas had been approached by former campaign chairman John N. Mitchell and possibly also by Frederick C. 4 12 YEARS OLD WORLDWIDE BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY 86 PROOF GENERAL WINE 1 SPIRITS NEW YORK, Y. There are no "in" critics at. the Globe. Why? Because our critics are out at the theatre. Or a new movie. Or a distinguished musical performance. Or an art gallery. Having them "out" is the best way to keep you in- formed on everything that's "in" in the arts! THOMAS PAPPAS spoke with Mitchell The Discount Department Store I Of 000 they're a must for your future t-shirts and jeans (o)W Jeans shirt Your favorite casual cotton t-shirt now boasts your very own zodiac printed on the front for fun and fashion appeal. Short sleeve, crew neck style completely washable. Colorful grounds; misses' sizes Personally yours. rate jeans with your very own embroidered zodiac sign on the two front patch pockets! Knockouts in white cotton twill or navy brushed cotton denim with super details you love; misses' sizes 6-16. JS-M-U save now bag a dynamite denim handbag ft ourreg. 3.69 Get the fun going with no. 1 fashion -find cotton denim bags! Shapes for today with all the important details and trims for immediate carrying-ons. They're the greatest in light and dark blue shades. can't do better than Zayre! WORCESTER Sale in effect thru this weekend. BEVERLY LOWELL 3 MEDFORD ROXBURY- NATICK HAVERHILL MANCHESTER BROCKTON HYANNIS SAUGUS REVERE METHUEN HANOVER WALTHAM WOBURN CAMBRIDGE NO. READING QUINTREE BRAINTREE ROSLINDALE, SEABROOK LINCOLN PLAZA GRAFTON PLAZA BANKAMERfriii'' WEBSTER SQ. MAYFIELD ST. Jm--f-" acgajj turn OPEN DAILY 10 AM -10 PM. 'AUTO SERVICE STORE. MANCHESTER, BRAINTREE, QUINTREE, BROCKTON, ROSLINDALE, HYANNIS, SEABROOK OPEN DAILY 9:30 AM. SEABROOK OPEN SUNDAY 9:30

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