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Vol. LXXXIV, No. 34-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, June 25, 1974

Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

oily uhoto D lU T u IOLI.
Douglas Jones, one of hundreds of folk musicians to perform at last weekend's Mariposa folk festival, sings about a
whipping during slave days. More coverage of the Toronto festival will appear in tomorrow's Daily.
ouse probe seeks
tapes despite warning

Judiciary Committee subpoenaed 49
more presidential conversations
yesterday despite notice from the
White House that there was v e r y
little chance the panel would get
any of them.
The committee's latest demands
for evidence for its impeachmient
inquiry were contained in four sub-
poenas seeking material related to
NAHARIYYA, Israel (P)-Israeli
soldiers killed three Arabs holding
hostages in an apartment building
here early today after the gunmen
killed four Israelis, security offi-
cers report. The guerrillas, armed
with submachine guns and gre-
nades, shot and killed a woman,
an 8-year-old girl and a 7-year-old
boy before the Israeli troops at-
tacked, the security officers said.
The fourth Israeli victim was a
soldier. Eight Israelis were wound-
ed in the gun battle after the
three guerrillas slipped into this
Mediterranean resort seven miles
south of the Lebanese border.

the ITT antitrust settlement, cam-
paign contributions from dairy co-
operatives, domestic surveillance
activities and attempts to use the
Internal Revenue Service to harass
political opponents.
THE COMMITTEE has directed eight
subpoenas to President Nixon, who has
complied with none.
Asked why the committee was contin-
uing to issue subpoenas when there was
so little chance they would be obeyed,
committee chairman Peter Rodino said,
"I don't know of any other way the
committee can make a proper inquiry.
"If the President refuses to comply
with a proper request fully authorized by
the House, the American people should
know it."
ON IDENTICAL votes of 34 to 4, the
committee approved subpoenas demand-
ing 19 ITT conversations and 18 related
to an administration decision to raise
milk price supports.
Voting against the subpoenas were four
Republicans: Reps. Edward Hutchinson
of Michigan, Charles Wiggins of Cali-
fornia, Trent Lott of Mississippi an d
Delbert Latta of Ohio.
.The other two subpoenas were approv-
ed on voice votes with no opposition
TEN CONVERSATIONS related to do-

mestic surveillance, including the activi-
ties of the White House plumbers, and
two related to the IRS were demanded.
The substance also demanded various
memoranda and White House logs of
2onversations as well as the
news summaries prepared for the Presi-
dent during certain periods.
All four subpoenas demand a response

by 14 a.m., EDT, July 2.
JOHN DOAR, chief counsel for the
impeachment inquiry, told the committee
that much of the material requested in
the domestic surveillance area stemmed
from Colson's statement last Friday that
"the President on numerous occasions
urger me to disseminate damaging in-
formation about Daniel Efsberg."

High Court defers
action on evidence

WASHINGTON (A" - The Supreme
Court deferred action yesterday on Pre-
sident Nixon's request for evidence of
the grand jury which listed him as an
unindicted co-conspirator in the Water-
gate cover-up.
The court said it will not decide until
after a hearing scheduled for July 8
whether the evidence on which the grand
jury acted should be made available to
the President and to the justices.
IN ASKING for such action last week,
presidential attorney James St. Clair

said it was essential in order for the
issues to be fully settled.
The court has agreed to hear argu-
ments on the President's claim of execu-
tive privilege to protect White House
papers and tapes wanted as possible evi-
dence in the Watergate cover-up.
At the same time, at Nixon's request,
it will hear arguments on his conten-
tion that a grand jury lacks the author-
ity to name an incumbent president as
an unindicted co-conspirator.
See HIGH, Page 10

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