Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 14, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 14, 1974
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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, We'd., Aug. 14, 1974 FAY1TTEVILH, ARKANSAS Jaworski To Decide On Nixon Prosecution Issue WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Ford has signaled his intention to stay out of any decision to prosecute Richard M. Nixon for Watergate crimes. The President indicated thai he would leave it up to special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski to decide whether to seek an indictment againt the former president, Ally. Gen. William B. Saxbe said Tuesday after a private meeting with Ford. "He made no statement on it, but I got the feeling that it will just run its course, that he has no intention of intervening one way or the other," Saxbe told reporters. The attorney general said he raised.the jssue with Ford only briefly d u r i n g a session scheduled to inform the new President about pending Justice Department matters. "I told him that this was in Mr. Jaworski's area, that it woilld 1 just have to run its course," the attorney general said as he reaffirmed his own intention !o leave Jaworski free to decide the issue. ·Legal experts familiar with the Watergate investigation say Nixon couUI face a gamut of criminal charges ranging from obstruction ol justice to subornation of perjury for his role in the scandals. N I X O N N A M E D The. grand jury that indicled Nixon's one-lime advisers, on charges of obstruction of justice in the Watergate cover-ur named Nixon as an unindictec co conspirator after being tcld of the doubtful constitutionality of an indictment against a sit- ing president. Nixon's resignation slrippec him of that shield. Jaworski has said nothing Bbout the possibility of charges against Nixon. On the eve of Nixon's resignation, the prose culor said there was no deal promising Nixon immunity H he quit the presidency. Ford has the constituliona authority to pardon Nixon for nny Watergate crimes even be fore formal charges and a trial Saxbe said he and Ford did nol discuss that possibility. Asked whether Ford is con ( i d e r i n g pardoning Nixon 4-H Club News ' The clothing project sponsored by Ihe Agricultural Extension Office for urban 4-t Club members will conclude tonight. The seven girls attending the classes since July will mode" smocks and display place mat: they have made, at 7:30 o'clock in the Farm Bureau Office in Fayetteville. The classes have been con 'ducted by Diane Wilson and Diana D a n f o r t h , 4-H program field assistants. i Burns Undergoes LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Co median George Burns is a "jo to be around." says a spokes man at Cedars of Lebanon Hos pital, where Burns underwen open heart surgery last Friday Surgeons replaced three a teries in and around his hear ' said Jack Langdon, the ente tainer's personal secretary, A hospital spokesman sai Burns, 78, was in good cond tion Tuesday. bile House Press Secretary raid F. lerHorst said, "I'm t aware that it has come j." He told reporters, "The Present is not keeping that ques- on on the top of his priorities r the nation. He feels it's cry important that the country ove ahead on positive pro- arns." Saxbe said Jaworski's char- r of office clearly assigns.the rosecutor the responsibility for eciding whether to' prosecute i'xon.v , Whether or not he is charged ith crimes, Nixon faces the rospect of being summoned as witness in Watergate-related ,'il and criminal Irials. He as been named as a defendant one lawsuit and could face .her civil suits. All of those proceedings could ost Nixon hundreds of thou ands of dollars in legal fees ,]t he can't draw from some $2 lillion in leftover campaign unds to pay them. The money^oan't-be'' 1 used to ay legal 'fees'^pn'-a'hyontf.'whd as not a-.carnpaign official, aid two of the three trustees dminislering the leftover unds. Consults With Presidents Sen. Barry Gotdwater, R-Arlr., was photographed Sunday after he met in private with President Ford at the White House. Goldwater has been a close advisor to two Presidents within (he last week. AP Wirephoto) On Vice Presidential Nominees Speculation May Be Worthless WASHINGTON (AP) -- As speculation about the next vice iresident centers on Nelson A. lockefeller and George Bush, President Ford is described as still not close to making a choice. Rockefeller, » former New York governor, is being pushed primarily by liberals or moderates and Bush, the Republican national chairman, mainly by conservatives. However, there is some blurring' oE ideological lines that indicated G9P acceptance of-both possibilities. Despite the speculation, however, there was no indication tat those two were indeed the iront-riuiners. It is still at a very preliminary stage." one Ford associate said:Tuesday morning. "I would,not expect a decision until the end of the week, at the earliest." A similar comment came from Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott, who said. "I think no decision has been made, and I doubt if the President will start reducing the list until at least tomorrow (Wednesday)." Lawmakers close to the new President professed ignorance about who would be named. : Both House Republican Lead er John J. Rhodes of Arizona, who declined to name his per- sonal choice, and Sen. John G. i Tower of Texas, who backs! Bush, named Rockefeller and Bush as the two names receiving the most mention. Rhodes presented sealed envelopes from 121 of the 187 House Republicans to Max Freiersdorf, the chief White House liaison man at the House. Scott gave envelopes from 33 of the 42 Senate Republicans to Tom Korologos, the chief presidential aide at 'lie Senate. In contrast to Rhodes, Scott sted three of his choices --Rockefeller, his .first choice; lush, and Sen. Barry Gold- valer ,of Arizona, who has sup)ort among his fellow Senate onservatives. As he made the presentation f Korologos, two other GOP enators came in with their- en- 'elopes and said Rockefeller yas on their'lists, along with iberal Sen. Charles McC. RENTALS **AL1S FiyettevUle Dr« . Side S«tre 442-734S lalhias of Maryland and con- 2tvative Clifford P. Hansen of Wyoming. Ford has told congressional leaders he will nams his choice by the Aug. 23 scheduled itart of a congressional Labor Day recess. GOSPEL MEETING GREENLAND CHURCH OF CHRIST August 11-17 7:30 p.m. Preacher: BOBBY DOCKERY Song Leader: KENNETH HUGHES Everyone Welcome! LOSE IBS. DAYS DOLLARS CALL HOLLYWOOD ROMAN SPA 521-1363 FOR APPT. HELD OVER 2ND BIG WEEK BY POPULAR DEMAND DRIVE OUT AND SAVE BABY WE GIVE DOUBLE SH GREEN STAMPS EVERY WEDNESDAY U.S.D.A. SIRLOIN STEAK - 1.19 U.S.D.A. T-BONES - *1.29 U.S.D.A. ROUND STEAK f Lb. USDA ARM ROAST Lb. 75 USDA Center Cut CHUCK ROAST Lb. 65 Armour Columbia BACON Lb. Bozo All Meat FRANKS 12-oz. 49 Yellow ONIONS 10* Lb. HEAD HoY 00 No. 1 Red POTATOES 10 - |bs 69' PEPSI COLA With $3 Purchase WEST FORK WAREHOUSE MARKET PRICES IN THIS AD EFFECTIVE THRU AUG. 20 Turn West on Highway 170 at West Fork. 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