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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - January 13, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE Cdrbondale 710 N Illinois Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Htrrin 212 N 16th Volume 82No 103flc a CopyS Sections Comics Family Weekly Tabloid Supple Sou ern Hlinoisan r lo Carbondi Prsii Htrrln Diily Journal Murphyaboro Indipindinl SUNDAY JANUARY 131974 CarbondaleHerrinMurphysbort Peace gesture Egyptian President Anwar Sadat right gestures during talk with US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger SaturmaKlng his third Miaeast visit day at the presidents summer in connection with me fragile home at Aswan Kissinger ia ceasefire that has at least temnararily ended the October war in the Middle East Cablephote Nixon jets to DC Palm Springs Calif AP President Nixon ending an 18 vacation in day working California flew back toward Washington Saturday aboard a small flet The President had come to California on a regularly scheduled commercial flight but Deputy Press Secretary Gerald L Warren said a government plane was being used for the return trip for security reasons If was felt Warren said night that because of the wide an gcvernmentj ticipation he wasgoing back commercially the element pi surprise was gone and his security people felt it was besl he go back by government plane The President tookoff from Complete surprise Gov Walker backs Simon for Congress Springfield AP Gov Dankl Walker an nounced Friday his support for Paul Simon a candidate for the Democratic congres sional nomination in Illinois 24th District Simon who was in the au dience when Walker made the announcement at a Sangamon State University seminar said later he had not heard the support expressed befort but was pleased to have it In a statement issued later through his caxnpaigr office In Carbondale where he now lives Simon said The en dorsement by Gov Walker came as a complete surprise It is much appreciated Simon ran unsuccessfully against Walker for the Demo cratic nomination for gover nor in 1972 His opponent in the primary election for Congress March 19 is Joe R Browning of Ben ton Simon a professor at Sangamon State and Brown ing assistant manager of West Frankfort radio station WFKX are seeking the seat of Rep Kenneth J Gray D West Frankfort who is retir ing Walker announced his sup port of Simon the lieutenant governor of Illinois from 1968 to 1972 in response to ques tion from a student at the seminar The governor said reports that his deputy Victor de Grazia urged Dean Barringer of Anna director of the state department of registration and education to enter the race against Simon were in accurate He said reports that he op posed Simons candidacy pro bably originated because of hard feelings remaining fol lowing their contest for gov ernor Walker said some of the people who supported him against Simon apparently could not quickly forget that Simon was no longer an op ponent But he said Im support ing Paul Simon Later he verified his sup port of Simon in the primary election and later in tho gen eral election if the former Palm Springs airport about a 15minute drive from the estate of Ambassador Walter An nenberg where he had relaxed since Wednesday lieutenant governor wins nomination the His return trip was not disclosed until the plane was taking off For the return trip Nixon was flying in what is known as a Jet Star the military version of the twinengine executive jets used by many corporations A spokesman said the Jet Star could make the crosscontinent trip without refueling if it has favorable tailwinds Accompanying Nixon on the return trip were Mrs Nixon daughter Tricia Nixon Cox friend C G Bebe Rebozo a military aide his doctor and two Secret Service agents A special communications package had been installed in the jet Warren said He said the craft was normally based in Washington but had recently been flown to Edwards Air Force Base in the California desert Warren said Nixon decided to return Saturday night so he could get some rest tomorrow watch the Super Bowl game and be at work on Monday Sextuplets doing well Cape Town South Africa AP The Rosenkowitz sextuplets were still alive Saturday 34 lours after their birth and doing well the hospital said Their 25yearold mother Susan saw the three boys and three girls for the first time and a family friend said the first born will be called David For the first day of their lives the sextuplets were fed in Forecast is for warming to day with the high from 28 to 35 Jegrees variable cloudi ness during the day and part ly cloudy tonight Low tonight in upper teens or lower 20s Monday partly sunny and warmer High 38 to 44 Midstates locked in deep freeze By the Associated Press Breath froze Thousands of cars wouldnt start Utility lines snapped The body of a 50year old Chicago man was found in a snowbank The midcontinent was locked in record breaking cold low as 42 below in Bismarck ND It was 33 below in Lincoln Neb 25 below in St Joseph Mo 26 below in Moline 111 All were alltime record low temperatures except for Molines which was a record for j the date Much of the Midwest had clear skies but temperatures during the day barely made it back to zero At noon it was 17 below in Omaha 12 below in MinneapolisSt Paul 7 below in Chicago and 5 below inKansas City The body of Nathaniel Stevenson was pried from a snowbank at the side of a Chicago street He had died of overexposure hospital officials said in 10 below zero tem peratures A Chicago service station was questioned by the Internal Revenue service after motorists reported that a car wash was required to get gasoline As soon as the washed cars hit the street doors and Kissinger meets Sadat Israelis Jerusalem AP Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger hoping to quickly lay the foundation for agreement on disengagement of the Israeli and Egyptian armies met for three hours Saturday night with Israeli leaders A US official said Kissingers meetings with President Anwar Sadat of Egypt on Friday and Saturday had given the American secretary of state fresh hopes of crystalizing an EgyptianIsraeli pact on disengagement of for c e s perhaps within a week Kissinger Foreign Minister Abba Eban and other Israeli of ficials met over dinner Saturday night Kissinger said progress was made He did not elaborate The Israelis and the And Kissinger was winding up Roundtheclock peace planning sessions sef Americans set up a working committee of senior officials to continue technical discussions through the night Kissinger retired after the long day of diplomacy in Cairo and Jerusalem Attending the working dinner were Eban Defense Minister Moshe Dayan and Deputy Premier Yigal Alton Earlier Kissinger paida courtesy call on Premier Golda Meir who had to reports on the talks Kissinger told newsmen he would have breakfast this morning with Allon and that later the two sides would review where we stand He said the Israeli govern ment is in the process of clari fying its positions and that he would see Mrs Meir Eban and Dayan again on Sunday An American official said Kissinger expects to return to A VIJiVltl JIJWJ1 uvr W AVVtUJl VW miss the talks because of a case j Sadat in Aswan today with the of shingles an illness which causes blisters The Israeli Cabinet was to meet Sunday morning to hear I to the Israelis results of his Israeli talks He rejected any suggestion that Kissinger was applying pressure his talks with Sadat earlier in the day at the Nile River resort town of Aswan the UN Emergency Force in Cairo reported Israeli forces on the west bank of the canal prevented convoys of non military supplies from reaching civilians in Suez City and elements of the Egyptian 3rd Army It said the action occurred Friday after Egyptian forces opened fire near the canal city of Ismailia some 45 miles north of Suez City And at the United Nations in New York Secretary General Kurt Waldheim told the Security Council in a report the EgyptianIsraeli ceasefire sec tor was unstable and poten tially explosive and that the UN emergency force was having trouble interposing its units between the two sides Libya Tunisia to merge c New York Times Tunis leaders of Libya and Tunisia announced Saturday they had decided to adjacent North African nations into a new republic The announcement by Col Muammar ElQaddafi the Li byan head of state andPresi dent Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia appeared to herald a union of countries with more differences than similarities A joint communique issued on the Tunisian Island of Djerba where the two leaders have been meetifig saidthat thenew state would be known as the Arab Islamic Republic and would have one constitution and presi dent and a single array and flag The brief announcement also said that a popular referendum would be held Friday in both countries to approve the decision but it gave no date for completion of the union and provided no indication of who would be president of the new been circulating in the Middle East for months Qaddafi a 31yearold revolu tionary who has headed the Li byan government since deposing King Idris I in 1969 had previously been largely fruitless nation Word of the unification plan was broadcast simultaneously in both countries and was received with evident surprise though involved in attempts to weld political unity in the Arab world Last year he and President Anwar ElSadat of Egypt signed an agreement on plans for a political but the Egyp tians were unenthusiastic and relations between the two coun tries have deteriorated rapidly since the ArabIsraeli Warin October Various LibyanTunisian pro immigration o Tunisian labor into Libya na tional boundaries and offshore oil drilling in the Mediter been solved in the last six months There have been meetings and other friendly gestures between Qad dafi and Bourguiba Nonetheless unification may prove difficult The two nations and their leaders have little in common besides a 250mile Muammar ElQaddafi travenously Now they are being windows would not fed orally i closed reports of a possible merger had border in the wasteland of the and has ruled Tunisia since her Sahara Desert In particular independence from France in the two have had divergent 1956 is considered a moderate olicies on Israel the Arab camp and has of Bourguiba who is 70 years old fered to negotiate directly with Habib Bourguiba Qaddafi a handsome man with a reputation for impulsiveness is renowned for his fiery anti Israeli rhetoric and his seem ingly implacable opposition to Israel under certain conditions I any peace treaty Inside today WHERE HAVE Anna State Hospital patients gone Stor ies photos by Henry de Fiebre pg 20 LATEST BOOK by SIUC English professor John Gard ner reviewed pg 3A PREVIEW of mens wo mens spring fashions pg 13 ITS SUPER SUNDAY pg 7 ENERGY CRISIS added problem forSlU athletics pg 7 JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE president quite the sports buff pg 9 Ann Landers Bridge Business Byline BG Classified Crossword Editorials Family Living Finance Records Sports Television Weather details map 7A 8A 2930 2 2123 6A 28 1315 3134 5 712 M2A 5 The finger of blame pointed by some at environmentalists By Kareir Rothe Of The Southern Illinoisan In 1970 there was Earth Day In 1974 there was the energy crisis Though conservation of re eources and concern for the quality of life are factors of both some people are afraid they wont mix People will care less about the environment because they care more about keeping warm and running their jelectric tooth brushes James Fralish said Fralisn is a member of the Southern Illinois chapter of the Audubon Society and an assist ant professor of forestry at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Fralish sees a t serious set back to environmental c o n cerns over the next five years Others at the local state and national level share his anxiety In varying degrees In the years between Earth Day and energy crisis darkness the United States and many in dividual states Illinois was among the first passed pollu tion control legislation National environmental groups such as the Sierra Club and Audubon Society won court cases to halt offshore drilling and stripmin ing in places to hold up au thorization of the Alaska pipe line and to prevent other en vironmentally destructive types of progress Finger of Blame Now the nation suddenly finds it cannot get all the energy it wants and some point the finger of blame at the environ mental agencies and organiza tions Federal Environmental Pro tection Agency director Russell Train quoted in the Jan 2 Wall Street Journal said that there are those who have all along been lying in wait for some convenient and on the surface at least plausible pre text such as the energy crisis to leap out and cry Damm the environment full speed To Illinois pollution control au thorities the question of whe ther to damn the environment will come down to a decision on health Jacob Dumelle chairman of the Illinois Pollution Control Board told the Southern Illi noisan that he doesnt expect the state to lower pollution con trol standards unless theres a Hobsons choice between chok ing andfreezing Dumelle does not know what the federal government will do about nationwide relaxation of standards but he hopes it will not preempt state author ity Illinois has a variance pro cedure by which businesses and industries who feel they cannot meet the standards can apply to the PCB for a temporary relaxation in their individual case This individual judgment can allow leeway without en ENERGY dangering peoples health in areas where pollution poses an immediate hazard Dumelle said there have been j very few variances requests fil ed because of the fuel short age I have to assume from this that there isnt any great need hesaid One of the var iances granted was to the Gen eral Tire and Rubber plant Mt Vernon Few Variances Dumelle that the ener and Chicago Themajor concern of the agency is maintaining the ground it has gained over the last few years OConnor said If any federal or state stand ards are relaxed there must be a definite timetable set up to ensure thai we continue to move forward he said The private organizations that have concerned themselves with the environment over he years see additional problems The air and water standards gy crisis may have the healthy j may stand up but I think were effect of having people look at the purpose of the standards The basic decision is whether youre going to protect health or not he said The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is preparing for that decision by amassing data about air pollution and health the EPAs Ron OConnor said The agency is conducting special monitoring of air pollu tion in East St Louis Feoria going to lose the battle on strip mining and on offshore drill ing Fralish said Not Concerned People who are not concern ed about the environment in government and big busi ness will use the flimsiest ex cuses to discredit objections to their activities he said Those who criticize the en vironmental groups for battling the transAlaska pipeline and some strip mining and offshore drilling fail to take the limita tion of resources into account he said Since resources are not endless it is better to start thinking about alternatives now than when we have looted all energy sources from the earth he said If there is longterm relaxation of standards there will be per lish Carbondale president o the Southern Illinois chapter said The national club will dis cuss the matter at their annual meeting Dennis Baird Carbondale of the Sierra Club Shawnee group said that the club has taken no official position on energy crisis problems except to op pose any longterm relaxation manent damage he said For i of the pollution laws example sulfur dioxide emisj He is afraid die clean air sions which occur when highact will be permanently gut sulfur Southern Illinois coal is ted in the panic over the fuel burned without scrubbing it shortage combine with moisture to form acidic rain which leech es he soil by removing nu trients essentialto plant grow th he said The pendulum will start swinging back toward the en vironment when the rush to pro duce energy causes some real fiascoes he said The official position of the Audubon Society has not yet been decided Kathy Fra But he said we have had our feet in the glue about fu ture energy supplies because the present alternative tc more use of fossil fuel is nuclear pow er We cant decide which is worse he said He said the club supports the great increase in research now being proposed at the federal level by Sen Henry Jackson DWashington and others   

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