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Home Paper o£ 70 Communities Galesburg Register-Mail Fait tonight tm 58 Falf Hittfstfey High 80 VOLUME LXXXII — ISO A Better Newspaper GALESBURG, ILLINOIS 61401 — WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 1973 PRICE TEN CENTS Weicker Probes Haldeman Memo WASHINGTON (UPI) - H. R. Haldeman wrote "good" and "great" next to notations on a memo saying violent and profane demonstrations could be expected when President Nixon and the Rev. Billy Graham appeared at a rally in Charlotte, N.C., last October. Related Story on Page 9 Sen. Lowell P. Weicker, R- Conn., produced the memo at today's Senate Watergate Committee hearing and said it showed that the Nixon White House welcomed demonstrations against ithe President because of the political backlash such events could inspire. Haldeman, returning for a third day of testimony, said that was not the case, and insisted Weicker misinterpreted ithe memo. He acknowledged writing the word "good" alongside a sentence which said demonstrators at the Oct. 5 rally "will be violent" and "will have obscene signs." Memo Notations Weicker said Haldeman wrote "great" next to a notation saying the demonstrations would be directed against Graham—the President's close personal friend—as well as Nixon. The atmosphere at the hearing tensed while the memo was discussed. John J. Wilson, Haldeman's lawyer, insisted that Chairman Sam J. Ervin Jr., D-N.C, use his gaveJ when laughter erupted as Weicker read the memo. "Mr. Chairman, I thought silence was to be enforced here!" Wilson called out. "I wish you could tell me how to keep people from laughing," Ervin replied. People Understand Haldeman said the reason he Winning Catch Sean Gardner, 13, LaPorte, Tex., concentrates on making gives it a kiss, shows it off proudly and then clinches his the winning catch during an egg throwing contest which fists in victory. UNIFAX ranged over a distance of 100 feet. Sean caught the egg and Prime Minuter Says U.S.-Japan ination lasting peace" is finally achieved. A communique issued after the two leaders held a final, one hour, 45-minute meeting in Nixon's White House office, said Nixon would visit Japan before the end of 1974 and that Emperor Hirohito would visit America at an unspecified time. Where to Find It wrote "great" and "good" next to the anticipation of violence and obscenity was because the American people would thus come to understand that such demonstrations were organized, planned and evil —and not the casual, minor ''off-the-cuff" events which he said reporters portrayed them to be. The memo also said that Ronald L. Zicgler, White House press secretary; Gerald L. Warren, his assistant, and House's "very great" troubles with demonstrators in the 1972 campaign. Ervin, a North Carolinian, said he went to the rally and it was "one of the most orderly meetings" he had ever attended. He said a federal judge had recently ruled that its organizers had used improper means to bar demonstrators from the arena where the rally was held. Haldeman said that supported Patrick Buchanan, a presiden-his contention that the White had ex-: House did not welcome such Defended Decision 4 SECTIONS Abingdon —- 19 Amusement 6 Bustanell 20 Classified Ads 35-36-37-38-39 Comics-Radio 18 Editorial 4 Food Section ...22-31 Galva 20 40 PAGES Hospital Notes 11 Markets 17 Monmouth 8 Obituary 11 Sports ..- 33-34-35 Weather 2 Women in the News ..13-14 tial speechwritcr, pressed concern that "liberals" j events, in the press were becoming aware that the White House had manipulated demonstra- EarUer in ltod - s sessi . tions to redound to its own tr ,, . . , . • . political advantage. .Haldeman defended the deci- ,„ . , ., _ ,, sion to have John W. Dean III Weicker said Ronald H. .. ... „ nr „ , Walker was the memo's author. ! sit 1,1 wh,le * BI agcnts He did not identify him. (interviewed White House staff- His voice rising, the Rcpubli -j cris . hs[ sllmnicr }° ^ ^ le «™ can senator said he wanted to " t "'" know "exactly what mcntaility" in the White House would use the words "good" and "great" in anticipation of violence directed against the President Easily Explained "Senator, I think I explain that, I think, very easily," Haldeman responded. He then gave his explanation — that he hoped the demonstra tion would highlight the White which aides had advance knowledge of plans to bug the Democratic national headquarters at the Watergate. He also told the committee nothing ominous could be read I into Nixon's congratulating I Dean for "doing a fine job" at can'their meeting on Sept. 15, 1972, the day the grand jury indicted only the seven original Watergate defendants and no high officials of Nixon's campaign organization. WASHINGTON, (UPI) Japanese Prime Minister Ka kuei Tanaka today said the United States can no longer be expected to solve international problems on its own, and called for a reexamination of U.S.­ Japanese relations. In a speech prepared for delivery to the National Press Club, Tanaka called for greater cooperation between industrialized democracies, particularly Japan, the United States and Europe. Tanaka, who concluded his official talks today with President Nixon, praised the role that the United States played in revitalizing the Japanese and European economies in the post-Second World War era. "Now, however, world politics have reached the most significant turning point since the war," Tanaka said. "Today the challenge to human wisdom is to pursue a truly lasting peace by strengthening interna- ti.o n a I interdependence and cooperation —political, economic and cultural —and by reaching for arms reductions and controls, while still maintaining the deterrent balance," Tanaka said. "We face other challenges of global magnitude, such as overcoming world monetary instability and chronic inflation, and solving problems of natural resources and food supply, which are new sources of tension," he said. "In enterprises of this scope, not even the United States, with all its might, can unilaterally solve the problems, nor should we expect it to do so," Tanaka said. Consultative Consultations The prime minister called for "productive consultations" on the Atlantic Charter revision proposed recently by Dr. Henry A. Kissinger to frame new guidelines for wider cooperation among the industrialized democracies, including Japan, the United States and Europe. He said the Japanese-American relationship should be reexamined in this same context. "Specifically, bilateral issues between our two countries should also be reviewed in the perspective of a wider global context." Nixon and Tanaka completed their talks with a joint pledge to help rehabilitate wartorn Indochina when a "stable and Spacemen Over Motion Sickness HOUSTON (UPI)-Skylab 2's Nixon had accepted Tanaka's invitation Tuesday for a trip to Japan and Tanaka in turn accepted Nixon's invitation for the emperor to make a long- planned visit to the United States. The communique offered no new insight on when either trip would take place. The statement indicated the two discussed a wide range of world problems, from Asia to Europe. Justice Marshall Refuses To Order Immediate Halt to U.S. Bombing WASHINGTON (UPI) - Su preme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall today refused to order immediate halt to U.S. an bombing in Cambodia. Related Stories on Page 31 A court spokesman said attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union intended to make the same appeal Justice William O. Di who is vacationing at His summer reitreat in Goose Prairie, Wash. Marshall, in a 12-page opinion, said, "I would exceed my legal authority were I, acting alone, to grant this application." Congressional Deadline The ACLU is representing Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman, D- N.Y., who sued along with four Air Force officers, to stop the bombing at once, instead of on Aug. 15 under a congvessionally mandated deadline. The Holtzman group first won an order last week for a bombing halt from U.S. District Judge Orrin G. Judd of - 'ooklyn, N.Y. But the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals stayed his order and set a hearing for Aug. 13. The Holtzman group then went to the Supreme Court. Marshall said he was unable to rule that the appeals court abused its discretion in acting as it did. Seeks Assurances The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has asked the administration for assurancs ihe bombing will end no later than Aug. 15. The committee Tuesday invited Secretary of State William P. Rogers to discuss the U.S. role in Cambodia in an open session Thursday, Chairman J. William Ful- briight, D-Ark., said he hoped Rogers would accept the invitation and "be able to assure us that the laws which the President has signed will be respected and that the American military role in Cambodia will at long last be terminated, not later than Aug. 15,1973." End Involvement The legislation Nixon signed would end all military involve- in ment by the United States Cambodia, including the bombing Aug. 15, when the Senate will be in the middle of a month-long recess. Congressional leaders plan to approve stand-by authority to reassemble Congress in case of an emergency before adjourning Friday. Noting tot President Nixon and Rogers insisted to the public and to the committee that Cambodian neutrality had not been violated prior to the incursion April 30, 1970, Fulbright said "The committee's experience in its dealings with the administration over Cambodia has been an extremely unfortunate one." astronauts continued to rebound from space age seasickness today and turned to initial medical tests to monitor their reactions to the strange world of weightlessness. "We're all feeling in very good shape this morning, reported Dr. Owen K. Garriott, an electrical engineer who is serving as medic for the two month mission. He said after fbreakfast no one had taken antinausea pills since Monday, "This is the first time we've been up here that after a meal everybody felt good," said mission commander Alan L. Bean. "Maybe if we eat all these little meals today we'll really start getting in good shape." Top Priority The medical tests had top priority today for Bean, Garriott and test pilot Jack R. Lousma. They included a series of head movements for Garriott and Lousma to see how well the inner ear balancing system responds to the lack of gravity in the space station, and tests to show how the heart and body chemistry were faring in their new world. Flight controllers were giving the spacemen plenty of time to get over the lingering effects of heir motion sickness. The first spacewalk of the flight was put off to Saturday. The astronauts began their fifth day in space when ground communicator Henry Hartsfield gave them a wakeup call at 7:17 a. m. EDT. He asked how they were doing in the effort to shake off the remaining effects of motion sickness brought on by the weightless environment. "Too early to know," replied Lousma. But he and his colleagues sounded chipper and busily went about their morning housekeeping chores. Bean told mission control Tuesday night the day's flight plan looked good but the crew would have to take it easy in performing the head movements. 'Little Unsettled' "We're going to give it a go and just be careful," Bean said. "Our concern was the fact that everybody's a little unsettled so they were afraid they might not be able to recover very fast." Like landlubbers getting their sea legs, the Navy captain said, the astronauts made progress in settling their upset stomachs but faced a dilemma when they eat. "Everybody feels pretty good until meal time comes," he said. "Then we're kind of caught in the squeeze between trying to decide whether we ought to eat all that we have, to keep our stomach full and our strength up, or eat what we want, which isn't very much." NASA Dr. George Armstrong said the astronauts were "around the corner but not up on their feed yet." Bean reported they had increased their food intake and all exercised on the ship's bicycle, plus Bean himself jogged around the locker storage area. But Armstrong said, "As Daniel Boone would describe it, they're not bright-eyed and bushy-tailed yet." Haldeman Testimony H. It. Haldeman continued his testimony before the Senate Watergate Committee with a defense of the decision to have John Dean sit in on interviews last summer of White House staffers by FBI agents trying to learn who had advance knowledge of plans to bug the Watergate offices. UNIFAX Ervin Says Haldeman Conspired To 'Leak 9 Tapes WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sen. Sam J. Ervin believes President Nixon's lawyers conspired with H. R. Haldeman to "leak" parts of secret White House tapes that have been denied to Ervin's Watergate investigating committee. "I think there's been what we call in North Carolina a little 'connegling together,'" Ervin said during Haldeman's testimony Tuesday. "I would say there was an effort on the part of White House lawyers to join Mr. Haldeman to make his interpretation of the tapes public." Ervin's aides said the word "connegUngyA^iph cpufei not be found iri" a dictionary, i#e?ns "conspiring" or "collusion^" ' ; Denied Conspiracy % But Haldeman, -Nixon's former chie|J& staff;'denied there-; was ^Hflyii ^n -Conspiracy and, said -*§||^o ti W" did °S discufcfuffi§. testimony with anyone at the White House. The White House said Nixon authorized Haldeman to listen to the tapes on the basis of the President's judgment of "who could best assist him in determining the facts of the ,Watergat^« matter without jeopardizing 4jieir confidentiality." Deputy Press Secretary Gerald Warren said Nixon "knows" Haldeaian did not alter the tapes het^k home overnight. Warren said' jfoe President has not budged from his decision to deny Watergate investigators the tapes. The Senate committee is expected to file suit later this week to attempt to get the tapes. Archibald Cox, the special prosecutor, has already filed a similar suit. Dean Testimony John W. Dean III, the former White House counsel, told the committee in June his conversations with the President at the meetings in September and March convinced him the President was aware of the Watergate cover-up. Haldeman said his review of the tapes of that meeting convinced him of the President's innocence. "Any reasonable person who listened to the tapes would come up with the same conclusion," the former White House chief of staff said. Haldeman was quizzed carefully about the tapes by committee members who were obviously displeased that a private citizen had heard them while they were denied to the senators. Ervin said that by giving his former aide access to the tapes Nixon engaged in "what I would call leaking the tapes." Originally Haldeman said he reviewed the tapes of two meetings. In one case he said he reviewed one in an anteroom to his office, and the second he took home overnight. Under questioning fey Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, D-Hawaii, Haldeman revealed that he in fact took home the tapes of several meetings, but only listened to one because he did not attend the other meetings. And Haldeman said he kept the tapes at home two days before returning them to the White House. "Can you assure us this recording was a faithful recording of the meeting?" Inouye asked. "Not of my own knowledge, but I have no reason to doubt it," Haldeman responded. Then Inouye asked the question "everyone is asking- is it possible during those 48 hours these tapes could have been doctored?" "I don't consider it to possible," Haldeman said. be

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