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2 · Northweit Arkansai TIMES, Tucs., Aug. 6, FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS 1974 White House ·^.'CONTINUED FROM PAGE ^Committee, and made er- stalements to the public. ,, x "This was a serious act of ^omission for which I take full v'jjesponsibilily and which I deep- Ij* regret," Nixon said in the j.wrilten statement. Acknowledging that he is iro- l h e House is foregone con- said he would the Senate for a trial the J --_cripts of 64 White House pe- ! recordings he is turning "over to U.S. District Judge J5peachment L.'lvirtually J.°:c;iusion," Nixon said he would i.ri've the '·.(transcri I'liiap'e"' 1 're ; --J.ohn J. Sirica under a Supreme 4f*TiouH order. J The harsh reaction of even of J some of his closest allies eclipsed the furor that followed his firing -last October of special * prosecutor Archibald Cox -- an S incident, that triggered what } aides later called a firestorm of ii protest. S But his promise to yield more i tapes did little to soften the i harsh reaction of some of his '« closest allies, i Visibly shaken and fighting to 3 keep "his composure, Rep. f Charles E. Wiggins. R-Calit., 3 the silver-haired lawyer who * carried the burden of Nixon s § defense in the Judiciary Conv tj mittee, told newsmen: 'ti "After considerable reflec- ·j tion. I have reached the painful * conclusion that the President of J the United States should r '· 'other leading Republicans -j joined in the chorus of resigna- 5 tion.or impeachment demands. 5 "This is the end," said Rep. J Harold V. Froehlich, R-Wis. £ , 'HE'S GONE' ' "He's gone," said Rep. Joel 3 T. Broyhill, R-Va. f Aides said the President and v his closest advisers discussed { his possible resignation during i a Camp David conference Sunday, ». But they said that Nixon re- J jeeted the option and decided * instead to follow "the constitutional process" because he lations in the three partial transcripts released by the White House an hour after the Nixon statement. All three conversations were between Nixon and H. R. Haldeman, then his White House chief of s t a f f , June 23, 1972. six days after the Republican operatives were arrested inside Democratic national headquarters in the Watergate complex. The 46 pages of transcripts disclose Nixon's approval of a plan to cut off the FBI's probe, which was then threatening to expose involvement of his top campaign officials. " Haldeman said Mitchell, then campaign director, had recom mended "that the only way to solve this, and we're set u| beautifully to do it ... is for us to have (Deputy CIA director Vernon A.) Walters call (actinj FBI Director) Fat Gray ! an just say, 'Stay .the hell out' of this .. ."' MITCHELL KNE\V Later. Nixon asked it Mil European Comment Obituary iiuiiiiiiaiM^ fice." Two hours after Nixon's * statement was given to a crowd ·i of newsmen milling in the press .' room 30 paces from the Oval I Office, the vice president's of- J fice was distributing a statement from Ford. STANDS FIRM :· In it, Ford said he had not 5 seen the new evidence and £ would stand on his views that · Nixon is innocent of any im- ·'. peachable offense "until^I have t* reason to change them." ·' But the vice president de'.' clared a personal moratorium :· on further discussion of im- ·' peachment. ·' "The business of government ''. must go on and the genuine - j needs of the people must be ·: served," he said. "I believe I i qan make a better contribution J to this end by not involving my- ·· self daily in the impeachment '· debate.. . ." xMr ». 'The debate was certain to be ,' Spurred, however, by the reve- chell knew about the break-in conspiracy. "I think so," Hal deman replied. "I don't think knew the details, but I think lie knew." Haldeman said G. Gordon Liddy, then the campaign com mittee's counsel, "was unde pressure,-, apn.arently,, to -ge more information, and as h got more pressure, he pushed the people harder to move harder -- " Nixon: "Pressure f r o m Mitchell?" Haldeman: "Apparently." Nixon: "Oh,. Mitchell. Mitchell was at the point (unintelligible)." Haldeman: "Yeah." Nixon: "All right, fine. I understand it all. We won't second-guess Mitchell and the rest. Thank-God-it wasn't (presidential counsel · Charles W.) 'Colson'." ' """ ' "' :'· · . L a t e'T'.'in the 'conversation, Nixon advised Haldeman on what to tell the CIA officials: "Don't lie to them to the extent to say there is no involvement, but just say a comedy of errors, without getting into it. The President believes that it is going to open the whole Bay of Pigs thing up again. ., - ; - . ' , , . .; - "And ' 'ah.r because- these people are plugging for (unintelligible) and that they .should call the FBI in and (unintelligible) don't go any further into this case, period!" Nixon said in his statement that he listened to these tapes in May. He added: POTENTIAL PROBLEMS "Although I recognized that these presented potential problems, I did not inform my staff or my counsel of it, or those By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Nixon's latest Watergate disclosures grabbed headlines across Europe today. Rome's conservative II Tern- 10 summed up the comments of most of the European press with the headline: "Nixon's admission was pathetic," predicting the end was near for :he President. Watergate returned to front sages in Britain after a lull in interest in recent' weeks. The London Evening News, tinder the . headline: "Kick him out clamor grows," said: "President Nixon's bombshell confession left his impeachment defense in ruins." In Moscow the Soviet news agency Tass stuck to its non commital reporting of Watergate with a brief dispatch from Washington on the latest Nixon tapes disclosure. · Tass declined to say what was in the tapes hbr- : did itVfeport the latest congressional calls for Nixon's resignation. ' . ' " In Jerusalem, the daily Maa- riv warned that a change in the White House could threaten the disengagement agreements between Israel, Egypt and Syria. Caldwell Calls For Resignation Of President ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - The cliaiL'man of the Arkansas Republican party said Monday that if Congress concludes that the impeachment question is adversely affecting the economy; then it would be appropriate'"'for President Nixon to ionsider stepping aside until a Senate-.trial is over. However, Sen. Jim Caldwell JAMES KOONTZ James Lloyd Koontz, 70, of Route 4, Fayetleville died this morning in a local hospital. Born Oct. 23, 1903 in Charleston, the son of Rigdon and Elizabeth Mangus Koontz, he was a retired Methodist minister ,and served the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church from 1941 to 1970. He was pastor of four different churches in Dallas and his last, and fifth pastorate, was at the Brandon Avenue Methodist Church there. He was minister of visitation for the Oak C l i f f Methodist C h u r c h in Dallas following h i s retirement. · . · · He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Ruth Lowe Koontz of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Sue Harris of Irving, Tex. two brothers, Earl and Roy, both of California and a sister, Mrs. E T. Wayland of Illinois and four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Moore's Chapel. hepard of Elkins; his parents if Fayelteville and four grand- hildren. Funeral service will foe 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Nelson's MILLARD HAYES Millard E. Hayes, 56, of La Marida, Calif., died there Monday. He was born Mar. 12 1918 in Crawford County, Ark the son of Robert and Viola Kelly Hayes. He is survived by a s o n William Douglas Hayes o Fayetteville; -two daughters Mrs. Shirley Ann Bauer of La Marida and Mrs. S h a r o n Sue Uribe of Corona, Calif.; two b r o t h e r s , Odell also California and Jerry of Irving Tex.; a sister, Mrs. Edn; Sandman (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) sessing their positions, in addition to Latta, were Carlos J. Moorhcad of California, Henry P. Smith HI of New York and the committee's ranking Republican, Edward Hutchmson uneral Home with burial 'airvicw Memorial Garden. in of Michigan. Rep. Trent could not be reached for corh- MRS. ALLIE WHITTENBERG Lincoln -- Mrs. Allie Minnie ilark Whittenberg, 60, of .incoln, died Monday in a 'ayetteville hospital. She was orn July 23. 1908 at New ioston, Tex., the daughter of George Franklin a n d Nola Minnie Cummings Clark. She is survived by her husband, Joe I. Whittenberg of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Alice Louise rlampton of Joplin, Mo. and one Irandson, Funeral service will be at 1C a.m. Wednesday in the chape: of Luginbuel Funeral H o m e with b u r i a l in Gandcrville lemeler'y. Lott. R-Miss., ment. Meanwhile, committee mem- JOHN SISEMORE Oildale, Calif. -- John Sise- bers who .voted for impeachment said Nixon's action confirms their view. One of them, Rep. M. Caldwell Butler, R-Va., said Nixon's statement ' makes me a little more comfortable with my vote." ODDS INCREASE Elsewhere'in Congress, many members said the Presidents statement increased the odds for Nixon's impeachment and removal from office. A kernel of support remained among the southern' Democrats who have long sided with Nixon. Rep. Otto E.. Passman, D- La., said the disclosure of the new tapes would not be enough to force him to vote for im- Savage Named To Post At University Dr. Robert L. Savage has been appointed as an assistant professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, according to Dr. Thomas J. Bellows, chairman of the Department of Political Science. The appointment of Dr. Savage is effective with the start of the fall term, Dr. Bellows said. He will teach classes in state and local government and political parties. Dr. Savage formerly taught at the University of Houston, ttne University of Missouri and Auburn University of Alabama. He 'received his bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas; his master's degree from t h e University of Houston, and his Office more, 75, of Oildale, Calif, died Friday night in an Oildale hospital. He was a member of the Church of Christ.[He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Alta Reiff Sisemore of the home; two brothers, Bill and- Jim, both of Fayetteville; two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Ball of Johnson and Mrs. Gladys Counts of Drake's Creek; two grandsons, Johnny and Steve Ballard, both of Fayetteville. Funeral and burial were held Monday in Oildale arguing my case, nor did ] of Rogers said he would be reluctant to support resignation. "One of the things to be accomplished with the entire procedure being followed constitutionally to its ultimate end is that we will know that democracy works," he said. The President can step aside temporarily under Amendment' to the the U.S. 25th Con- Chaplain Refuses To Identify Man Who Shot Two Hostages peachment. Rep. Joe D. Waggonner, D La , said he wanted to wait until the dust settled before committing himself. But he added, "the only thing I've got to say -- it hurts." That was a typical reaction among Republicans who have been uncommitted or leartini against impeachment. "The thing that bothers me most is that he deceived his fellow man. That's what hurts,", said Rep. Carleton J. King, R-N.Y., Rep. Barber B. Conable, Jr., R-N.Y., an influential leader among conservative Republicans, said he was prepared to vote for impeachment on the basis of Nixon's own announce- Ph.D. from Missouri U. He was involved in several research projects at Missouri, including the 1969 project'en- titled "Application of Rational Decision-making Techniques in the Guided Evolution of Urban Systems." His fields of interest include political behavior, state and local politics, and political theory. He has written numerous articles for magazines and has delivered papers at political science meetings throughout the country. (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) and ..can . perhaps convince members of the Public Building Authority to hold up on their plans'," said Henry. Henry calls on taxpayers to contact legislators and the governor to express their opinion on this proposal. "The machinery is already in motion to spend millions of your hard- earned tax money. At the next meeting of the Legislative Council I plan to move to rescind the Legislative Council approval of -this building program," he said. Henry also expressed doubts that the proposed site was suitable for building and said it would tend to completely centralize state government. Henry also said the total estimate did not include purchase of two adjacent buildings to iiouse state offices during the auilding interim. "Do we need such a complex. Can we afford it in Arkansas or should we have other priorities?" Henry asked. Suit Filed LITTLE . Claude V. ROCK Raines (AP) of Wynne ment. "I don't believe leaders who mislead," Conable said. Haw Students Gel Gift Memberships F i v e students in th University of Arkansas Schoo of Law have received gif memberships in the American Judicature Society from Louis I/, Ramsay Jr., a Pine Bluff attorney and president of Summons National Bank. j T h e memberships a r e presented to students who have the highest cumulative grade averages within the senior class and who have at least two semesters remaining before grad- · nation. Three of the memberships are presented to students at the Fayetteville campus, two fo students in the Little Rock Division. - The American Society is a legal organization jj devoted to orderly r e f o r m in } many areas of the practice of 5 law and t h e work of judges, 5 according to Dean Wylie Davis * of the School of Law. / 'The students who received the i m e m b e r s h i p s were Susan } Webber of Texarkana, Thomas ; Byron Staley of Little Rock, amend my submission to the udiciary Committee in order o include and reflect it. "At the lime, I did not realize he extent of the implications v h i c h these conversations might Jow appear to have. As a "-result, "those arguing my case, as well as those passing judgment on the case, did so with information that was incomplete and in some respects erroneous." stitution. During the interim period, Vice President Gerald Ford'would be the acting chief executive if this were done. Caldwell made the remarks in an interview after Nixon released three White House tapes Monday and admitted that he had withheld evidence from Congress and his own lawyers, said. "He is at least more con- Caldwell said it would be wrong for him to prejudge Nixon's guilt or innocence. He also said he could not predict whether resignation was more HUNTSVILLE, Tex. (AP) -The Roman Catholic prison chaplain wounded in the Texas State Prison Shootout says that of all their hostages his convict captors trusted him the least. "So I had two pairs of handcuffs," the Rev. Joseph O'Brien told newsmen from his hospital bed on Monday. -Father O'Brien refused to say who fired the shots which killed two women hostages and wounded him in the chest during the bloody gun battle in the main prison yard Saturday night. _^_ ikely at this time. "Evidently, he (Nixon) is Nuclear One In Operation RUSSELLVTLLE, Ark. (AP) -- Nuclear reaction began early today at Unit One of Arkansas Power Light Co.'s Arkansas Nuclear Station One Steam -- the first Electric nuclear- somewhat more skeptical of at least the outcome (of the impeachment issue),'-' Caldwell said. "He is at least more concerned about the outcome than in the past." Caldwell said he was alarmed fueled electric generating unit in the southwest. William Cavanaugh, APL that all Congress' resources, and possibly the administration's, are pledged to dealing and Wayne B. Antonio, Texas, Fayetteville campus, a n d t George Mallory of Little Rock ' and Ramona Roe of Gassville, both of Division. H Ramsay is a member of the · University Board of Trustees ' and serves as chairman of the t. Major Gifts Division of the 5 University Development Coun* cil's fund-raising program. I Founded IS0 i S. East Ar eKCTllle, Ark, daily and Sunday except i January 1, July 4, ThajiVsjivto? and . Canstnias. Second Chss postage ... . Paid a! Fayetierille, Art. MEMBER ASSOCIATE!! M1F-SS * Tile' Associated Press Is entitled ex- Delusively to the use for republica- tfc-n of all local news printed In [his - newspaper as well as all AP news ' dispatches. BATES EHectite Ortcber I. \'m ', JTome Delivery Per month by carrier ·-- $3.25 ' Qnfrie copy daily lOc. Sunday 25c TJS. fall -.In Washington, Ber.ton. Msrlisoa Cooo- State Man Held On Counterfeit Charge In Texas SPRINGDALE--Police ' here said today a 45-year-old Arkansas man was arrested in Dallas, Texas l a s t ' . w e e k es 'dealing " w i t h money in' 'five and denominations. Charges in Texas are being filed against Calvin Goggin 45. for dealing with bogus bills drawn on the Dallas Federal Reserve. The Secret' Service T ,. , Rock Who last Friday ·Judicature sta te police to'be ori'the lookout "·"" ' or the automobile Goggin was driving, said charges will b iled against Goggin in Texas. Whether any charges Arkansas will 'be filed mown. In the Springdale area during the past two weeks, counterfeit $10 bills ' faced, with two Monday. . A teller at the F i r s t State Bank in Tontitown found a bogus bill in the night deposit of William S. Porter. Porter's wife told police she may have received the bill from a Hindsville store. A counterfeit $10 bill was also found in the cash register at the Endicott - Wiggins Animal Clinic Monday. While checking the day's receipts, an employe found the bogus money that had been used to pay a clinic bill. ^^___ Smokey To Go Home WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has voted to send Smokey Bear, the nation's symbol of efforts, to prevent forest fires, back to his New Mexico birthplace when he dies. A resolution adopted Monday and sent to the Senate expressed the "sense of Congress" that when Smokey'dies, his body should be returned to Capitan, N.M., "for proper disposition and a permanent memorial." Smokey was found as a cub about 24 years ago during a fire in New Mexico's Oapitan Mountains anrl became a resident of the National Zoo here. with the impeachment issue "to the detriment of the issues that are of vital importance to the American people, such as inflation and the economy." The GOP leader also noted that under the constitutional process the President, would "be -determined guilty or innocent -- whatever the case may be .-- by those who are re- mana'ger of nuclear services said that additional testing of the unit will he conducted at a level of zero power for the next two weeks. The zero power test phase will be followed by "comprehensive testing at steadily increasing power levels until the full capability of the unit is realized. Full operation is scheduled for early October. Electricity generated diving the testing process will be transmitted into the system for use by APfcL customers. of pro- "These will be court cases," he" said. ' " . : Two of the three inmates who held 16 hostages after an armed takeover of the prison library on July 24 also died as they tried to escape, including ringleader Fred Gomez Car- :asco. . Authorities said Carrasco. serving life for assault to murder a San Antonio police officer, and Rodplfo Dominguez committed suicide. Father O'Brien said he expected prison officials "to make some effort to stop that m a n (Carrasco) f r o m getting out of the penitentiary and it's not an ego thing. "You see we got one of the most dangerous men in the United States and you let him out it starts all over again.' "I always said if Fred Carrasco would go. he would go big. In other words, he was not the convict type. He would never get into nit-picking regulations -- breaking regulations, anything like. that. Fred Carrasco was criminal and if he was going to go, he was going to go big. And that's what we saw that night." Edmunds Named To Lung Panel Edward M. "Mike" Edmunds, Springdale, has been appointed as director of the Northwest Region, Arkansas Lung Association. He has been employed since 1970 as an instructor at Farmington High School. He and his wife reside in Springdale where she is an Elementary School Teacher. Edmunds will continue -to live ing the Northwest Arkansas Region, and will he responsible for community organization, health education, and coordinating the Christmas Seal Campaign in the 22 county area. filed suit Monday against Missouri Pacific Lines charging ne- gilgence in the March 1 death of his 8-year-old son, Charles Vernon Raines III. The suit, which seeks $111,400 in damages, was filed in U.S. District Court here. The Raines child was l playing near his home when he was run over 1 by a Missouri Pacific freight train that-was switching tracks at a siding near the house. · The suit charged that the railroad was negligent in that there was no brakeman present to make sure the tracks were clear prior to the switching Killed In Wreck PINE BLUFF. Ark. (AP) -Morris Beaucage, 34, of Pine Bluff was killed today when his motorcycle crashed into the side of a pickup truck, police said. Officers said the truck had run a stop sign at the intersection of Cherry and Expressway streets. HELP STAMP OUT STRANGERS Nona are quit* to alon» » the stranger In town, or the newcomers to the neighborhood. Remember your last move you felt a« the movi ng van pulled away... how you m ore than half wts had you'd never come? , Spare your new neighbors feelings such as tfiese. Let theWelcomeWagon Hostess bring greetings and gifts to make them feel at home. Help stamp out strangers. Call Welcome Wagon today at AD VERTIS EMENT -- The Car- priest described as a "very sick, very vicious man. I "think the world · - - · - · - · ' hi i t anymore. Meanwhile, Justice of the Peace J.W. Beeler said capital murder charges being prepared against the surviving rebel inmate, Ignacio Cuevas, would be presented to a Walker County rand jury "within the next two ays." Carrasco's wife, Rosa, . is charged with smuggling into the prison the handgun Car- Mime Program An evening of films of the French mime artist, Etienne DeCroux", will be presented at the University of Arkansas at 8 p.m. Saturday in the theater of the Arkansas Union. The films, which run a total of two hours in length, will be presented by the summer Mime Workshop, which is directed by Tom Leabhart, assistant professor of speech and dramatic arts. Admission to the program will be free, Leabhart said. The showing at the University of Arkansas will be one of only two in the United States, according to Leabhart, who is former student of DeCroux. Do Your FALSE TEETH Drop, Slip, or Fall? Don't keep ·wonyins ibout vour false teeth dropping at the wrcmp time. A denture adhesiva can lido* EASTEETH'gms don tuns a longer, firmer, steadier hold. Mokes eating more enjoyable. For more security' mnu comfort use FASTEETH Denture Adhesive- Powder. Dentures that fit are essential to bealth. 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