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Tuesday, August 6, 1974
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Off Nixon fesignation Capit I Swamped With Rumors Nixon Okays Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tu«i., Aug. 6, 1974 FAYETTIVILLE, ARKANSAS WASHINGTON (AP) few'hours Monday, th apital was swamped with runVthat President Nixon woulctesign. That announcement (d n ' t Materialize. I There has been spulalion about a possible pfderitial resignation tor m o r epan a year, since the Waterg dal chased some ot closest aides from tt House. The speculation scan ixon's White d in again Sunday when t\ Presi- dent summoned speech writers to his secluded, mountaintop retreat at Camp David, Md. In that wooded setting Nixon has pondered some of his most startling presidential decisions, including his 1971 order to impose wage .and price controls after a career of opposition to such measures. Monday morning, the Washington Post was on capital doorsteps with frontpage reports, from unnamed- White I "" I House Guard Set For Oister Debate WASHINGTON (AFj-Tlie House end of the Carol building will be a tightl;guarded · · - · · - - Sipeach- all not threats officials fortress during the ment debate, closed orr business, because ef.violence. . . . . · House leaders am »re developing plans bar tourists and building would continue to be open, but 'security measures would shift there if a trial results from the House action. S e c u r i t y planning w a s spurred .by what - officials de- House aides, that material In soon-to-bc-released tape recordings would further damage the President's chance to survive impeachment. One such aide was quoted as saying "All hell will break loose" when the material is made public. During the morning, Senate Republican' Whip Robert P. Griffin of .Michigan called for Nixon to resign. He said it would 'be in the best interests of the President and the nation, By afternoon the speculation hardened into rumor. The White House postponed its usual daily briefing, and Deputy Press Secretary Gerald L. Warren told newsmen : there would be an announcement after 3:30 The time is important. The New York Stock exchange closes at 3:30 p.m. each tradins day, and important governmen announcements that might af feet slock prices are routinely held up until after that time For weeks,, economic analysts information, found clues everyvhere: -- AWhile House aide in' a po- ition to know what the statement would say canceled a uncheon engagement with an lutsider at the last minute. --A former White House aide vho maintains c o n t a c t with middle-level officials there said he rumor agreed with his theo- y that the President would ;oon resign. He refused to say more. --A public, frorn the Houralde. general Members, . employ] . news- scribed 'as an alarming out- of letters, telephone and messages. conveying against Congress in and some individual . V j i p o u r i n g it would|£ al i s al _ ,,.,,,,,,_,, ._. .general j ^reals a g a insl Congress ' , . . men and-others with; need to enter the building [ould be subject to rigid sccuy screening. This would inclu] in most members, especially since the beginning of broadcast proceedings of the Judiciary Committee. - ' · Such threats already have re- have prices predicted that would soar if stock c a s e s , new edentials,j su L te[ j ; n searches ot several searches of all packes, brief- areas O f the Capitol complex, cases and equipmen]and air-, protective measures would port-type electronic letal de- i, e redoubled in the immediate lectors at all poinuof entry President took office. Warren insisted'that the an nouncement would not be a res ignation. Nevertheless, the Dow J o n e s industrial averagi jumped up 13 points during thi afternoon, before settling to close with an increase of al most 8 points. Newsmen, starved for h a r d and access floor: ·The Senate 11 [JUIIlLiVl :orridorsn portii Jury Invesligi Shooting Of 'PINE BLUFF;, Ar ng uth (AP) -Police Chief '· Cleddifehock of Pine Bluff and Jo? Glover, head of the police dartment's detective division,! testified Monday during a grfl jury investigation of.the sbling of a Pine Bluff youth byly police. Officers had .saicthe youth was killed as he Heine scene of a -vending nlacliiijburglary. ·'A 16-member Jeffson County Grand Jury watsworn in Monday at the requt of Ha vis Watergate committee source, told of the rumor, con- :actel his own White House source and reported that the resignation rumor was true. By midafternoon the rumors lad spread as far west as Chicago. One quartered Washington major firm head- there called representative inquire about rumors that the President would announce his resignation after the close of the stock market. Those who didn't believe the rumors were right. The President conceded that he almost certainly will be tried in Senate and he released three new W h i t e House transcripts that he said may cause further damage to his case.. . But he didn't quit, although White House aides acknowledged that such an act was openly discussed at Camp David the day before. ' vicinity of the House chamber, which includes the media a n d public galleries overlooking the thc chamber and the adjacent work areas for press, radio, television and periodical correspondents. Majority Whip ^ ' J o h n J. McFall, D-Calif., chairman of a special bipartisan committee working with policy, in- t e l l i g e n c e a n d security agencies, said the plans are Hearing completion. They would go into effect a few days before the scheduled Aug. 19 start of the debate. It is expected to continue through Aug. 29. Periodic sweeps of the immediate vicinity of the chamber, using dogs trained to smell out explosives,' are planned. Officials said that some of these evacuating "the galleries in the Hester, the county · Police said EHjj Edward Brock, 18, was sho to death when struck by fo bullets fired by police as 1 allegedly ran from Dixon's Qoco service station. The youth lying atop an envelopei:ontaining coins, which, policjsaid, apparently were takenrom vending machines at thetation. Hester, who cxnined the body, said at the tie that' he had no reason to jspect thai police had acted inroperly. Jones Files Suit To Block Ouster From Arkansas Senate Hearing On Developmen mergy Set DENVER (AP)r- Seeking ways to make thoiation less dependent on forfen oil, the Federal Energy Aninistration opens a 'series ofpublic hearings today on djilopjng the will require areas. The public _ chamber itself, where tourists now arc ushered in groups and' others may sit if they have easily obtained passes from members, would be open only to special ticket-holders from the executive department and diplomatic corps, and to personal guests of representatives and senators, who would be limited to one guest ticket each. The media galleries would be expanded but not enough, it was expected, to accommodate the hundreds of U.S.- and for- ;ign correspondents already ap- lying for . admission. Corre- ]ondents' committees already re drawing up plans to allo- ate the limited space. Work pace also is to be supplement- d, but space limitations will orce rationing there also. Ordinary press credentials vould not be valid for adtnis- ion to the building during the ebate. Special area passes vould be required. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- State Sen. Guy H. "Mutt" Jones ot Conway said in a suit filed Monday that the Arkansas Senale's action ousting him from, that body : was illegal and in violation of his state and federal constitutional rights. Jones' suit, which was filed at Pulaski County Chancery Court, seeks to prevent certification of the expulsion vote Thursday. The suit named as defendants Lt. Gov. Bob Riley, who presided over the session as Sen ate president; Lee Reaves, secretary of the Senate, and Clar ence Bell, president pro tern por of the Senate. The suit asked that the de fondants be enjoined from en tering into the minutes of th Arkansas Senate its action: pertaining to Jones. Phil Stratton ot Conway Jones' attorney and law part nation's own ener ·The Denver consider the coal uranium riches Mountain states. ^Energy Admir C. Sawhill opens wealth, etings will il shale and the Rocky .rator · John he four-day session here,' wh i will bring testimony from experts, .erivironi govern ment'. off icjls from the region. 'The Denver nine more scheded later thi; summer and falUi other, cities are to help the SEA create a blueprint for thiNixon'admin istration's crasll program in energy self-suffiency. and mining ntalists and larings and that said that the suit relief because seek afte Reaves prepares the minute and both Reaves and Riley sig them,'Jones', office can be de cla'red" vacant. He said that th governor and secretary of stal can then call an election to fi the position. Application Denied LITTLF, ROCK (AP) -- The itate Transportation Commis,ion Monday, denied · an application by Olen A. Burrow, loing business as Batesville Moving Service, to move house- ibid goods within Arkansas. The application was opposed y Marcus Bowers of Bowers Vfoving and Storage Co.' at Ba- ll EARING SET Chancellor Murray 0. Ree scheduled a hearing on the ri quest for a temporary in junction for 9:30 a.m. Thur day. However, he expresse doubt that chancery court ha Archeology Group To Hear McGimsey Northwest Arkansas Archeoi logy" is the topic of Dr. Charli McGimsey. who will address th NNorthwest Arkansas Arche gical Society Sunday. Dr. McGimsey, director of th Un i v e r s i t y of . Arkansa museum, will speak at 2 p.n at the hospitality room of t! Bank in Sprin risdiction to grant the relief quested in the suit. Stratton ked Reed Monday to issue an Junction immediately after he ed the suit. Reed said he thought the ulti : ate question to be resolved in olved, at least indirectly, the ght to hold office. He said he ought a pa£t Supreme ,Cour jling had :heTd'that that'righ elonged to circuit court juris- ction. , , . ·' Stratton said he didn't think eaves or Riley would proceed ith the, Jones entry . into the rinutes in view of the pending tigation. The suit alleged four acts hat either were illegal or in i o 1 a t i o n of Jones' con- titutional rights in the Thursay expulsion proceeding. They /ere: ' . · · · . . '--Jones::'did.-.-hot;.rece\ye re- u'isite ;:hbtice?'thl£E:';'any "other' usiness would be transacted 'hursday other than a sine die djournment. NO NOTICE --Jones received no notice hat the Senate would entertain an" act "on a" resolution calling or his expulsion or disqualification and 'was,, there"ore, 'given no opportunity to be Procurement WASHINGTON (AP) $22.2 billion military procurement bill has been signed by President Nixon despite what he said were "serious reservations" that portions of measure are unnecessary unconstitutional. In addition to authorizing funds to buy weapons tor U.S. armed forces, the bill also set a $1 billion ceiling on U.S. tary"aid to South Vietnam. The bill is $1 billion 'oclow Nixon's budget requests for the year ending June 30, 1975. In a statement Monday Nixon said the legislation supports his view that America's military forces must be kept strong if world peace is to be tained. However, he said, "a number of provisions authorize ing for unneeded and could thus int spending unnecessarily time when we should n the need to avoid waste." He said he would spending closely and promised to make a special renew of a provision requiring new major, combat equipped with nuclear "unless the President otherwise." "I shall recommend nuclear propulsion for ships only when the added cost of such propulsion is fully justified in the national interest," the President said.. . Nixon criticized as unconstitutional a section of the bill authorizing Congress to veto jresidential decisions permitting the export of certain *oods and technology to specif- :c countries. The bill also sets an active duty military manpower ceiling at 2,149,300 by the end of the fiscal year, 2,800 less than recommended ,by the Pentagon. Steel Firms Cited For Conspiracy TAMPA, pany officials have, teen in dieted on federal charges conspiracy to allocate con tracts, resulting in higher prices for building materials. heard. --The Senate's vote July 12 on a specific charge, to which Jones was given' opportunity to DC heard is a "complete bar to any subsequent effort by the Senate to reconsider Jones' jualifications and - or expulsion ;or the reason of former jeopardy and is in violation of his constitutional rights." --Riley should have been dis- qualifed to serve as president of the Senate Thursday because he had assumed the office of the governor for the day, in the absence from the state of Gov. Dale Bumpers, and therefore, the Senate was not properly convened. The Senate voted 25-6 to ex- pell Jones .Thursday. The Senate had voted July 12 on another motion to oust Jones, but that motion failed, 21-12. Jones I has been convicted of federal 1 income tax charges. The Arkansas Constitution provides that a person is ineligible to serve as a legislator If he has been convicted, of an "infamous crime." Charged ^LITTLE ROCl (AP) -- The FBI said Monda that Paul Ed ward Johnson, 19, of Dallas Tex., has been carged.with in terslate transpoation ol a sto leii motor vehicj and unlawfu possession of afirearm by convicted felon;| ' 'The stolen caiwhich Johns'b allegedly transpcted interstate was the propertlof Ling-Tern- pco-Vought of Ellas and was assigned to VirglDan Burney, the firms' gene« counsel. Burney's decmposed body was found in a f,avily wooded] field at Dallas onjTune 7. Ray Faisst, srcial agent in charge of the Lile Hock FBI office, said Johhsn was in jail Monday at Memjiis, Tenn., on burglary charges Named To Post "'DARDANELLEiArk. (AP) -Alderman Billy Woodson, 44, was appointed ajing mayor of Dardanelle Monay night by the city council.! Mayor Henry iche, 67, died of a heart attac),Iuly 7. 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