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On Impeachment Drama Curtain Rises In Washington By RICHARD J. MALOY TIMES Washington Boreal WASHINGTON -- The curtain is scheduled to rise this week on the most important and awesome political drama which television has ever brought into American homes. The consequences of the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Nixon will far surpass those of the Senate Watergate hearings which transfixed television viewers last summer. For at least six weeks the drama will be played out in t h e Judiciary Committee hearing room as millions of television viewers watch panel members weigh and debate evidence gathered against the chief executive. The precise committee schedule has not yet been worked out, but the plan is to begin open, televised hearings on Tuesday. They arc to continue three days a week u n t i l the panel is ready to vote on articles of impeachment. The three national television networks have announced plans to carry the proceedings live on a rotating basis. That means ABC stations wilt air them one day. CBS the next day, and NBC the third. Public television will tape the hearings as they take place, then replay them in their entirety e a c h evening during prime-time viewing hours. In the days and weeks ahead, the 48 members of the Judi- ciary Committee, Majority Counsel John M. Doar, Minority Counsel Albert E. Jenner, and White House lawyer James St. Slair will become familiar to Jie nation's TV viewers. PANEL MAKE UP The committee members, 21 Democrats and 17 Republicans, two women, three blacks, average age 50, are a good cross section of the House of Representatives. Voting records show the Democrats are slightly more liberal than party colleagues in the House while the Republicans are a shade more conservative than the average GOP congressman. Obscure congressmen, known only in their home districts, will be thrust into the national spotlight as the four TV cameras perched in the hearing room pick up their words and their every action during the momentous proceeding. The special chemistry of national television coverage is expected to exert a continuous effect on the proceedings themselves. It will inhibit showboating and partisanship by members. And it will give members a continuous feedback, through an avalance of letters and telegrams, of the public reaction to events which unfold in the hearing room. The stage on w h i c h this drama will be played out is Room 2137 of t h e Rayburn House Office Building, a high ceilinged, 40 by 60 foot room where the Judiciary Committee meets normally to conduct legislative hearings. The 38 members of the committee, all lawyers, will be seated at a curved, two-lier mahogony podium. Chairman Peter Rodino, 64, the Newark, N.J. Democrat who iieads the comittee, sits in the center of the top lier. with Democratic members at his right and Republicans at left. They are arranged in order of scnority, with those who have been longest in Congress sitting closest to the chairman. STAFF MEMBERS Silting at tables in front of the members will be committee staff members, While House lawyers, and any witnesses who are called to testify. Several hundred seals in the rear of the room, usually occupied by spectators during legislative hearings, will be filled with American and foreign newsmen covering the impeach 7iient inquiry. There will be four TV cameras in the room, two behind committee members and two at the rear of the room. They will be operated on a "pool' 1 basis, feeding the pro ceedings to the networks, inde pendent stations, non-commer cial stations and lo foreign television outlets. Bob Sicgenlhaler of ABC will be in charge of the pool for the first two weeks of hearings, assisted by a five-man production staff and a crew of 2(t technicians. Outside the hearing room, Portuguese Face Loss Of Empire LISBON, Portugal (AP) -The Portuguese empire, the last and oldest of any held by a West European nation, now faces the fate of all empires. Gen. Antonio de Spinola's new military junta is ready to accept a political solution to the 13-year-old rebellion against Portugal in Africa. It may not get it. Leftist pa tics, free to speak for the first time in almost half s century, insist on African independence. Guerrilla action shows no sign of a let-up. Developments are likely to create a new and less stable situation in South Africa and Rhodesia, the other white-rulec territories in the area, especial ly if Portuguese troops are pulled out of their old strong holds. The Portuguese empire eoukl crumble into small, more or less independent states, with gome pieces being swallowcc up by stronger neighbors. After more than 500 years West Eu ropean colonialism would be al an end. The fale of more Ihan IB mil lion people is at stake, most of them very poor. They live in an area almost one-third the size of the United States. Portugal's territories spread east from the Azores Islands ir mid-Atlantic down the wesl coast of Africa, up the casi coast, across the Indian Ocean and up the China shore to Macao. MAJOR COLONY Angola, on the soulhwes' coasl of Africa, is the chie jewel in Portugal's colonia crown. As big as France, Gcr many and Italy combined. An gola has fewer than six million people -- about 400,000 of them from mainland Portugal. With the huge jump in the price o oil. rich wells have become more important than the coffee diamonds and iron ore tha used to be considered its chie wealth. Fighting has been going on in Angola since 1961 when armed Africans attacked the police station and prison in Luanda the capital. Three major guer rilla organizations are now in the fighl, but commanders o the 55,000 Portuguese troop say they have Ihe situation in hand. Further north, on Africa': western bulge, fighting has alsc been considerable in Portu guese Guinea. In the old sailing days Bissau, the capital, wa an important staging point 01 Ihe way to Portugal's consider able holdings in India, sine lost. Now it is hardly an asse to Portugal; its half a millior people must import about fiv times more than they export The main products are rice peanuts and palm oil. Mozambique. on Africa' southeast coast, is not as big a Angola, but it's slill twice Ih size of California. Its large and even poorer population ha little to sell the rest of th world: cashew nuts mostly plus some cotton and sugar The colony is a favorite tour ist resort for prosperous Soul Africans and Rhodesians, bu its popularity has been dam aged by heavy guerrilla activ ty. Elsewhere there is little re sistance to Portuguese rule. When It Rains PORT ELIZABETH Soul Africa (AP) -- From Ih monthly journal of the Assoc ation of Law Societies of Soul Africa: "It rainetii every day "Upon the just and unjust (e la "But more upon the just, "became The unjust has the just' ·mbrcUa." Special Safety Award Marcus Monlcz, kfi, nnd Aaron Clark, cuptains of t h e safety patrol al Rulterfield School, receive an aw»rd as representatives of the outstanding safety patrol in the Fayetteville School District from David Nelson, president of the Noon JajTees. The an nual award is sponsored by the Noun Jayeecs and t h e Kayelteville l l i g K .Sehiiol Eiri- ar Cluh, a junior Jaycce organization. (TI.MESpholo by Ken Good) Live It Up By H. D. MCCARTY Chaplain of the Razorbacks With all or man's questing and gaining of knowledge, he has yet to solve the question of how human beings can get .long together in peace. Although everyone bemoans and condemns war and conflict- on an international scale, these same folks seem powerless to control and eliminate the little civil wars raging in themselves and in their own families. The best illustration of this s husband-wife conflicts. The uisband or wife who denies the iresence of any tension, con- lict, arguments, doubts, des- air and-or unhappiness, etc., n his or her marriage is either a liuiatic or a liar. Two comlex luman beings simply cannot mesh without friction. I have counseled hundreds of wives, husbands and couples during my years as a pastor. By the goodness of God I have helped many to f i n 1 full and ioyous marriages. Others were last help, and T found myself a powerless onlooker. All the good advice, pleas, wise counsel and scientific surveys of the psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage counselor and-or sreacher is but a blowing in the wind unless the person in touble can hook on to a power sou re. \EW FACTS and insights may help temporarily but no' 'n the long run unless there s power for application. Giving desperate people more facts is ike rowing out to give a drowning man one more d r i'n k of water! T h e happiest marriages I know are made tip of folks who have staked their present and future on the authority of Ihe Scriptures. Marriage is pod's idea, not man's. CJod's idea will only work best in God's way. God promises His power lo those who attempt marriage His wayl This definitely doesn't mean the church crowd has the happiest homes M a n y folks arc active and faithful in church without obey ng what Christ taught an commanded about marriage. . THE HEART of marriag s that it is an experiment i ove. Two people vow to lo\ )ne another in spite of ever '.hing. In so many words Go says to a man, "Unless yo ?an leam to love this womar vour wife, who has given yo everything she has. you ca never learn to love anyone. The same message is there fo .he wife. Marriage begins (o louc greatness when the hushan ami wife give themselves total! to each other. The basis i marriage is not good look, emotions, and possessions bi "Ihe will to love." Many folk hail out of marriage becnu. t's easier lo reject a perso t h a n lo love him (or her)! Before a husband or wife ca succeed in marriage, they mi bq taught how to love. Som initial teaching by someone el: is always involved no matti what a person wants to do. . from flying an airplane, beir a doctor, selling insurance, b ing a nurse, or learning lio to plow. No one is totally sc taught!! It's amazing that \ accept this truth in all area except how to love. A perso ean never self-teach himse how to love! .. SO, WHO CAN teach lov real love? Not the false lo that quits when the going ge tough but the real love that c durcs. Not the cheap, so.xu "love" that is produced on by passion, but spiritual IOT that goes to the depths ar alone gives meaning to sex. The only authentic "Lover to ever walk this earth wa Jesus Christ. He was God the flesh. He loved perfectly b» "Want lo know how to love? says Jesus. "Then come to M learn of Me, walk with Me Who have you chosen to tea you how to love? Or have y chosen anyone? I need all 1 lessons f can get from Love Master Teacher! How a b o u you7 ch network will have a mera crew of its own in the llways for on-the-scene inter- ews and comment by corres ndcnts. What the committee will be ng during the open sessions sifting and weighing ! material gathered by the 104 dff headed by Chief Counsel jar Doar has a reputation as a cliculous and painstaking wyer. He is a Republican who an assistant attorney neral for civil rights during e Kennedy and Johnson Ad- nislralions. Doar and his aff spent four days briefing c committee behind closed ors on material they have sembled before the public rt of the inquiry got under- dy. PUBLIC SESSIONS When the public sessions start tier the glare of television hts, it is expected t h a t the mmittee members will begin question Doar and his aides refully on various points yered during the closed icting sessions. The impeachment inquiry is amining six different areas controversy surrounding the resident; ranging from the a t e r g a t e burglary and yerup to the misuse of cam- ign funds. Chairman Rodino said the -incl will deal first with the me 17. 1972 burglary of Demp- atic Party headquarters in e Watergate and the subse- lent coverup. It will try to (tcrmine if Mr. Nixon had ·ior knowledge of the burglary obstructed justice by partici- iting in the coverup. The proceedings will differ om those last summer when Sam Ervin's Watergate ommittee look leslimony from ixens of witnesses about the urglary and coverup, then uestioned the witnesses at nglh. Members of the House u d i c i a r y Committee will ainly be quizzing their staff embers about assembled evi- cnce, and asking for backup alerial. Witnesses will be lied only if committee mem- rs feel their testimony will elp fill in some gaps. Viewers can also expect to ee a replay of the months-long ruggle by the committee to vtract evidence from the White ouse. When the panel feels it eeds While House tapes or ocumcnts to make up its mind, here will be motions to subpoe- a the material. SEATING ORDER Seated just lo Ihe. left of hairman Rodino during the roceedings will be Rep. Ed- ·ard Hutchinson, 59. from a ru- al Southwest Michigan district, 'ho is the senior Republicar n Hie panel. Hutchinson anc odino have been working hard ) keep the inquiry non-parti- an. A quiet, conservative law- aaker who shuns the public pollight, Hutchinson will say wtlighl, Hulchinson will say tile during the hearings. When docs get aroused, he will ean forward with his jaw itting out and deliver a few ruff remarks. Hutchinson has Ircarty said he Ihinks only cri linal culpability by the presi- ent is grounds for impeach lent. Most of the talk from the Re tiblican side will comie from thcr members such as secom anking Republican Robert IcClory, 65. an articulate lemhcr from the Chicago rea; Tom Railsback. 41, also f Illinois, who is very oulspo ;en: Charles E. Wiggins, lfi thoughtful and respected con ervalive from Los Angeles; uul William S. Cohen. :«, o .laine, who is only a freshmen nit is held in high repute. Chairman Rodino will also lei ither Democrats do most of the alking, confining himself t ulings on procedure. Viewers can expect to hea a lot from Jack Brooks, 51. a ough Texas liberal; Robert W \astcnmcicr, 49, a highly-re urded Wisconsin liberal: am William L. Hungate, 51, a Mis uri moderate, PARTY PARTISANS There are partisans from botf arties on the pane] who c making a lot of noise, hu vhose words will have litll effect on the majority of Ih committee. They include Jer ome R. Waldie. 48, who i ·tinning lor the Californi democratic gubernatorial nom nation; Robert P. Drinan 53. a f i e r y Massachusctl Democrat who is a Jesuit pries and who was the first mcmbc of the House lo inlroduce a impeachment, resolution; DC jert Lalla, a Republican froi Toledo who is a tough Nixo partisan and Harold Froelich 42, an argumentative and emo tional freshman Republica irom Wisconsin. The two women on the pane are both Democrats and hoi freshman. They are Barbara C Jordan. .16, a black from Hous ton, and Elizabeth Holtzman 32, a liberal from Brooklyn. Bolh arc very smart, very ar ticulale and have already wo h i g h marks from Ihe: colleagues. The drama to be played 01 during the coming weeks bcfoi |he House Judiciary Committee in what is shaping up as summer-long epic pay. If Ihe panel approves a Bi of Impeachment, the case wi go at once to the full Hous where TV cameras will cove the debate and impeachmen vote by a 435 members of tha body. II the House voles to m peach, the scene will then shi Ip the Senate where for the fin time in more than a cenlm a Irial is held on the queslio or removing Ihe president of th United States from his of tie*. AriMHNM TTMB, Swk, Mey 19, 1*74 · During the annual meeting of ie Antaeus Institute Board of governors last week. Dr. An- rson Nettleship was named o-direclor of Ihe Institute with r. Mae B. Nettleship. who has cen director for 20 years. The husband-wife medical dentists team first founded the ntaeus Lineal Research Insti- ite at Little Rock in 1948. uring the late 1950s, the ouple moved the institute to Is present Fayetteville location At the meeting, which was ollowcd by dinner in the Veltlcships' home, awards were resented to board member The lev. Marius Lindloff and Dr Carolyn Jolley Crook. Mr. Lindloff was recognized or 15 years of service on the nstitute's board. Dr. Crook ·ho joined the Institute siafl his past year, was recoganizec or her research in the fielc f biochemistry. This award is ivcn to the slaff member who nntributes the most out landing research during the ear. How Are Things At Kitty Hawk? The sign on the message alckhnard isn't quite authen- ic, hut considering the atmosphere in which it's located it could fool you. 'Ro- bert: Orville wants yon In call Wilbur at the bicycle shop. Urgent!' The sign is in a hangar at Razorhack Field in nodth Fayetteville, a cen- Nettleships Named ANL Co-Direclors Dr. John Slaven, who also Joined the Institute during the past year, was made a full board member and will serve as the board secretary. In the annual report, the mccess of the Institutes' summer fellowship students was noted. The Institute's ac- ored Station for its School of Medical Technology has been renewed with an increase in the number of accredited students lo 10. D r . Anderson Netileship reviewed the Institute's efforts to secure a grant from the National Cancer Institute for a Northwest Arkansas Cancer Research facility. He announcer! that the National Cancer Institute will scnti another team to visit the facility's proposed site in Fayctteville on May 29. Board of Governors for the Institute include Drs. Mae anri A n d e r s o n Nettleship, M r . Lindloff, K. J.- B a l l . Joe McKim, Dr, LcMon Clark, Dean Wylie Davis, Bass Trumbo, Philip Colwell and Dr. Slaven. WEAR AND SLEEK-AS-YOU-ARE BRA .. .THE NATURAL CHOICE Doubleknit nylon . . . smooth, .and like a second skin. Nylon- spandex stay-in-place sides and bock; natural or polyester fiber- filled. Machine washable. A, B, C ler of antique airplane acliv- ity. The tubing structure in foreground is the fuselage nf a 1930 Cnrtis-Wrighl pusher awaiting restoration. (TIMES- phnto by Ken Good) Tourists Flock To Casinos : Of Korea i SEOUL, Korea (AP) :i-- Americansr'can lose their'Al- ars gambling without flinchtnjt. but the supposedly unemotional Japanese often break up if tbfy ose in the casinos here, says he manager of one of the gann- ling houses. .^ There are four casinos ^in jouth Korean tourist centers. The largest one is at Walker iill overlooking Ihe Han FdSer on Ihe west edge of Seoul. ^ Koreans are not permilleiCln (amble there, but about 359"*l)0 r oreign tourisls visited the Sa- iino last year, its operators say. That is nearly half ofth» lation's 670.000 foreign tourisls, most of whom are Japanese.TM Japanese culture has rriirte .hem outwardly unemotioOal compared to many Asfiin people. But many of the Japanese tend to drop their cool;+a- cadc quickly if they are losing at gambling, says 1m Kyiwg- Bo, one of the casinos' managers. He says they becritna outwardly exciter! and dcnQn- stralive if the croupier is .Baking in their mone'. ·;· On the other hand, says rthi, Americans, particularly women, frequently shout, clap L arid jump around when they - are winning at the craps table,-t)ut they are often stone-faced wSen losing. ."" Betting on horses and smtis traditional Asian card games are the main kinds of gambling most Japanese have "experienced before their arrival at South Korea's softly ligtflcd casinos, which are modelecfcton Ihe ones in Las Vegas. "Most Americans know .Sow lo play. But the Japanese don't know, so we have to leach Ihcm," Im says. ;" There are special tables;just for teaching roulelle and Mack jack. And one of Im's assistants always is ready for a littla personalized tutoring at "ih« craps table. .·; WHAT A SALE IN OUR DRESS DEPARTMENT! SPRING DRESSES AND PAMTSUITS GREATLY REDUCE) JUNIORS', MISSES', HALF-SIZES SAVE 20 Whot styles, whot colors and what Got shirtdresses, suit looks, 2-md-3-pMC« panhuits. b» print, pattern or solid polyester doubleknrt, more. Don't miss this. Not all styles in ad colors and sizes. Save. WERE (24 NOW WERE $16 NOW WERE (17 NOW WERE $14 NOW $10 (18 NOW (20 M NOW WERE (12 NOW S" NOW $17 Evelyn Hillt · Open Thwrv-Fri. 'tM 9 p.m.

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