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Vol LXXXIII, No. 3-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, May 11, 1973 Ten Cents Twelve Pages






Secret cover-up fund cited

JOnn Mltcnell
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Here are the major developments:
. INDICTED were two of Nixon's
former top aides, onetime Atty.
Gen. John Mitchell and past Com-
merce Secretary Maurice Stans.
* SHAKEN-UP was the already
shaken administration of President
Nixon. Democratic 'turncoat John
Connally came back into the ad-
ministration as an unpaid advisor
to the President. CIA boss James
Schlesinger was named by Nixon as
Secretary of Defense.
nation, the Pentagon Papers trial
became the scene of yet another
stunning development as Judge
Matthew Byrne announced that, de-
spite -government pledges to the
contrary, defendant Daniel Ellsberg
was overheard on -.n illegal FBI
* DISMANTLED was Nixon's
"super cabinet," a group of key ad-
visors with interdepartmental re-
* JOHN DEAN, former White
House counsel, charged there was a
conspiracy to silence him and pre-
vent testimony linking the President
to the string of shady deals in the
Watergate affair.

WASHINGTON d' - President
Nixon shuffled personnel to fill
Watergate-created White House
vacancies yesterday as a federal
grand jury indicted two of his
former Cabinet members for fi-
nancial irregularities in last year's
re-election campaign.
The President recalled new Repub-
lican John Connally from 'private
life to be a special adviser and
named CIA Director James Schle-
singer as Secretary of Defense.
AS THIS WAS happening, evicted White
House lawyer John Dean charged some-
one is out to keep him from telling the
full truth about Watergate and attempts
to cover up the scandal. He said there are
efforts to discredit what he has to say.
John Mitchell, who headed the re-
election campaign until two weeks after
the Watergate break-in, and Maurice
Stans, the campaign's chief fund raiser,
were charged with conspiring to arrange
a secret $200,000 contribution to the elec-
tion effort.
Also indicted by the grand jury in New
York were a New Jersey Republican
leader, Harry Sears, and Robert Vesco,
former board chairman of International
Controls Corp., who made the donation.
"THERE HAS BEEN no wrongdoing on
my part," said Mitchell,;once Nixon's
close associate and law partner. "I am
certain that the judicial proceedings in
this case will fully vindicate and confirm
the absence of any wrongdoing."
Mitchell, who arrived at the Capitol to
be questioned by Senate investigators
yesterday afternoon, said the indictment
was "one of the most irresponsible acts
-I ever heard of coming out of the Justice
Department" which he formerly headed.
Meanwhile, a statement by convicted
Watergate conspirator James McCord has
named Mitchell as the person who gave
the go-ahead in the Watergate operation.
in connection with the Democrats' $6.4
million civil suit against the Committee for
the Re-election of the President and others
See JUDGE, Page 10

AP Photo
DANIEL ELLSBERG and his wife Pat approach the Federal building in Los
Angeles yesterday. During the proceedings the government disclosed that Ells-
berg had been monitored on wiretaps two years before he released the Pentagon

Remember that SGC
election? See page 3

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