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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICI Murphysboro Herrln 710 N Illlnolt 1113 Walnut 112 N Utb Southern IHinoisan 010175 Tf HOKE OFFICE 0 BOX 789 62625 PP Hrrrn Dlly Murphycboro lndpnaMl Volume 82No 2310e a Copy Porter pleads guilty to lying ByDonald M Rothberg Washington AP The former scheduling direc tor of President Nixons re election committee pleaded guilty today to a charge of lying to the FBI about the Watergate breakin Herbert L Porter 35 of Laguna Niguel Calif was released on personal recognizance pending comple tion of a presentence report In another part of the US District Courthouse Stephen Bull a WhKe House aide ap peared before a federal grand jury looking into the unrecorded and damaged Watergate tapes to determine if anyone should be charged with criminal responsibility Bull was a key witness at hearings before US District Court Judge John J Sirica on what might have caused the 185minute erasure in the tape of a June 20 1972 conversation between the President and H R Haldeman Porter appeared before Ub District Court Judge William B Bryant Assistant special prosecutor Richard BenVeniste told the court that on July 19 1972 one month after the Watergate breakin Porter was questioned by two FBI agents working on the case Porter a con Admits he lied to FBI about versation in which he and Jeb Stuart Magruder had discussed spending to hire college students as campaign speakers There was no such conver sation BenVeniste said The prosecutor indicated Porter has been cooperating with the current investiga tion The charge of making false statements to a federal agency carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a fine Magruder former deputy director hi the campaign com mittee pleaded guilty last sum mer to a single charge of con spiring to obstruct the Watergate investigation and also has been cooperating with the prosecutors Porter told the Senate Water gate committee that the was given to Watergate con spirator G Gordon Liddy for political dirty tricks Porter told the committee he lied notonly to the FBI but to the federal grand jury and at the MONDAY JANUARY 28 1974 Krogh disagrees with Dean story c New York Times New York Eeil Krogh Jr said Sunday John W Dean III told him last March 20 that President Nixon had previously been xiaaware of the Watergate coverup It was after a conversation the two had that day Krogh said that Dean decided to tell the President the former head of the White House investigation team known as the plumbers c ontradict testimony last summer by Dean onetime presidential counsel that Nixon knew details of the attempted bugging of the Democratic National Committee offices in 1972 Krogh who has been sentenc ed to a sixmonth prison term coverup details The statements for his role in the burglary of Dr Daniel Ellsbergs former psychiatrist made his remarks in a televised interview on the CBS 60 Minutes news pro gram According to Krogh he ana Dean held a twohour meeting last March 20 in which they discussed a lot of the things that John had been working on which I learned about for the first time Krogh added And he said Bud the President is being badly served He just doesnt know whatsbeen going on Now John Dean had some meetings with the President prior to that time by himself And I told John that I felt he had an obligation to tell everything Also Gl benefits Nixon would up veterans pensions Washington AP President Nixon today pro posed costofliving increases in veterans pensions and an eight per cent boost in GI benefits as part of a billion legislative package for veterans Nixon also urged that Con gress restore Nov 11 as Veterans Day repealing part of a 1968 law which switched the holiday to the fourth Monday in October The proposals were contained In a special message to Congress one of a series Nixon is sending to Capitol Hill before his State of the Union address Wednesday night The President said his ad ministration is preparing legislation to grant the 24 million persons receiving veterans pensions the same type of automatic costofliving in creases available to Social Security recipients Nixon said the eight per cent increase in education benefits he is seeking will supply an extra million in aid for the more than two million taking ad vantage of the GI bill education and training allowances Kindergarten pupils take over1 C arterville tire station n IJ cnn Kindergarten pupils in Car ferville school visited the fire station today as part of Car terville Week activities Left Assistant Fire Chief Doug Carney shows mechanics of water cannon to Tiffany Dunn daughter of Mr and Mrs Don Dunn and John Forbes sen Mr and Mrs Lynn Forbes Center David Garross son of Mr and Mrs Ray Garross dons the entire firemans suit from hard hat to boots before climbing onto the fire truck Sherri Carney right daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Doug Carney tries her hand at driving the big pumper All pupils in the grade school will Violence marks truckers protest By the Associated Press Violence flared again early today in Ohio and Pennsylvania after independent trucker groups rejected a federal pro posal and voted to continue their protest of high fuel costs and low freight rates Most of the violence occured in Ohio One trucker was shot at Akron two were beaten at Warren one rig was burned and at least 15 were damaged At least five men were ar rested on varied charges in connection with attempts to halt truckers on highways many of whom have refused to join the dissident groups which began a shutdown last weekor have scheduled one to start Thurs day i About 2000 truckers met in Akron Sunday The owner operators represented by the Council of Independent Truckers said the government peace offerings were too vague Frank Rynn president of the council said the truckers wiU continue their protestuntil more concrete proposals are made In the meandme the violence continued GAS AROUND THE WORLD be studying various aspects by the students Pupils In of Cartervilles present and grades two through six hav past this week Parents prepared the menus tor tht invited Friday to visit the week Tchool to see project mad Photos by Ed Greer cut back Jackson Rationing may come in spring ftr fmt Oil price supply Hearings to begin By Randolph E Schmid Washington AP Gasoline rationing may be necessary by spring unless the Arab nations resume oil shipments to the United States says Sen Henry M Jackson who headed three days of energy crisis hearings last week Meanwhile the Federal methods to achieve even more power conservation Actual fuel deliveries are ex pected to be about five per cent less than in February 1973 FEO spokesmen said because some utilities have switched to coal or other methods of generating power The allocations FEO said are designed to provide for 95 per meajiwmic QeSlgneu to provide tur as yci Energy Office urged utilities to cent of February needs plus to rut nower use by five per cent j0 12riav in Washington AP A Senate subcommittee begins hearings this week to determine whether current Mideast oil price and supply problems were brought on by a US govern ment subservient to the big oil companies Announcing the hearings Sen Frank Church DIdaho said over the weekend the energy Lutheron church Seminary dispute stirs entire synod By Terry Ganey St Louis CAP A dispute over Biblical inter pretation which led to the suspension of a seminary presi dent is stirring controversy in the 3millionmember Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod Nearly all the faculty and more than half the students at Concordia Seminary here have boycotted classes for a week to protest the suspension of the Rev Dr John H Tietjen More Sunday said Dr Tietjen should not have been fired The other nine issued statements which did not come out strongly for either side The dispute which has sim mered for 20 years centers on how literally the Bible should be interpreted Church conservatives support the belief that all Biblical miracles are to be accepted as such that theories of evolution are in conflict with the Bible Rev Dr jonn n netjeu uc ui wjnini than 250 of the 420 seminary j and that professors are to teach students fanned out across the according to doctrinal country to defend him In a spot check by The Associated Press 11 of 20 Lutheran ministers surveyed on cnkv1 statements adopted by the synod in convention The Concordia faculty defended by Dr Tietjen con tends that the message in a story about a miracle is more important than the question of whether the miracle took place that it is possible as a Lutheran not to accept the teaching that Adam and Eve were real people and that the faculty is not bound to teach according to the synods doc trinal interpretations The seminarys board of con trol suspended Dr Tietjen on Jan 20 The next day students voted 274 to 92 to boycott classes The day after that 46 of the 54 faculty members said they would not return to their classes unless the board cleared Dr Tietjen crisis may have been fore shadowed three years ago when he said the US government stayed on the sidelines while the major oil companies negotiated major price and supply agreements with the Persian Gulf oil states Church said the hearings scheduled to begin Wednesday will examine US tax provisions to determine whether existing arrangements permit the firms to profit unduly from higher prices for imported crude oil Providence RL AP Demonstrators hurled eggs and tomatoes at presidential demonstrators chanting anti adviser Melvin R Laird when j Laird slogans Sunday on the he arrived with Vice President Providence College campus Gerald R Ford to receive an j award Cloudy with rain and drizzl ing ending tonight Lows in the 30s Tuesday partly sunny with highs in the upper 40s or lower 50s Variable cloudi ness Wednesday through Fri day A chance of rain or snow Wednesday Warmer Friday INDEX Classified 1315 Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorial 4 Family living Farm 5 Reeordi 15 Sports Ml Wtalhar dttallt map 15 Ian Eggs tomatoes Laird is target I that were thrown by about a 1 dozen of the estimated 150 Neither Laird nor Ford was jit by the approximately IS eggs tomatoes and other objects Laird and Ford expressed no reaction to the incident and cut power use by five per cent below normal next month The request came Sunday in the announcement of residual fuel allocations for utilities which the FEO said will permit them to meet about 95 per cent of their normal power needs in February Jackson indicated Sunday that gasoline rationing may be necessary by the second quarter of the year I dont think theres much doubt about it unless there are some developments overseas which indicate that we will get extra crude material the Washington Democrat said on the CBS program Face the Nation Federal Energy chief William E Simon said the February allocations to utilities will affect 148 made no mention of it later in speeches provide at least a 12day in ventory of oil by March 1 On the NBC program Meet the Press Frank N Ikard president of the American Petroleum Institute said he would oppose gasoline rationing except as a last resort We think the gasoline situa tion will be extremely tight in the spring and the late spring and early summer Hopefully if everything goes well we will not have to ration Ikard said In another development Sun day Sen Walter F Mondale D Minn said a new Treasury Department report shows that American oil companies used the foreigntax credit to cut their 1971 US taxes by 75 per cent Simply by taking advantage of utilities in 39 states i the credits system he said oil primarily on the east and west coasts The utilities he said are urged to impose stringent i said companies cut their taxes due to the United States from billion to million he Gives up 300 square miles of Egyptianterritory Israel lifts siege of Suez City By David Lancashire captured Egyptian flags Some contingei mjVTO naitlfpfl Wlffl JO C By David Lancashire Suez Israels invasion forces lifted the 97day siege of Suez City to day surrendered 300 square miles of Egyptian territory to the United Nationsand freed Egypts encircled 3rd Army Scores of Israeli halftracks out of Suez City toward canal bridges to the eastern bank The vehicles were filled with singing clapping soldiers We are going home the Israelis sang in Hebrew to the tune of This land is your land this land is my land They raised their fingersin V forvictory signals and waved captured Egyptian flags Some armored cars were painted with Goodbye Africa In a midday ceremony the Israelis formally handed control of the city at the southern gateway to the Suez Canal to the UN Emergency Force UN troops immediately began taking control of Suez with the 15000 civilian in habitants and the southern invasion zone holding it for at least six hours We are to prevent any un authorized Egyptian movements until the Israelis are clear said Col Reino Raitasaarl commander of the Finnish UN contingent So far everything is going smoothly I do not think I will have to shoot anyone When I went to inform the Egyptian commander of the handover he was still asleep That is the best possible omen Israel officers said that by nightfall Egypt would regain aU the occupied land from Adabiya 12 miles south of Suez to a line in the desert about three miles north of the canalside city That is about a third of the enclave carved out of Egyptian territory west of the canal dur ing the Israeli invasion at the close of the October war   

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