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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - February 25, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICI Murphysboro Htrrln 710 N Illlnoli IllJWalnuf 212 N Volume 12No 471 Oe Copy 9 SK Walker not e By Dave Butler Of The Southern Illinoisan Gov Daniel Walker is not ex pected to reduce the mil lion budget recommended by the Illinois Board of Higher Educa tion for operating state colleges and universities during the next year according to informed sources The action apparently means that Southern Illinois University at Carbondale will not have to sustain any further cutbacks in operating funds for the fiscal year that begins July 1 accord ing to SIUC officials The government is expected to trim some money from the million recommended by the board for construction at state schools SIUC already has had its ope rating budget reduced by million from its current base of million Because of the budget cut back SIUC has announced that nearly 100 teachers and an un determined number of civil ser vice employes will be laid off in June University officials have ex pressed concern several times that the budget might be reduc ed still further by the governor Last week university officials went to Springfield to explain SIUC budget cuts The officials said Walker gave no indication fnt fnn Bfliy Jontiwl MONDAY FEBRUARY 25 W4 oisan to cut unvers at that time on whether he would reduce the budget Last year the governor trim med all higherboard budget recommendations to fit into his budget He is expected to an nounce this new budget some time after March 1 According to key of ficials not to be iden tified the governor has decided against any cuts in the operat ing budgets The officials said they have been told by both the governors office and the higher board office that only capital or building requests would be cut Officials of thehigher board office in Springfield who also Building funds still may be cut however asked not to be identified con firmed that Walker re duce the operating budget but will trim the capital budget The governor apparently will delay funding the entire amount of some construction projects by only approving planning money for the next year The officials questioned said they have to learn how much money will be trimmed from the universitys budget or from higher educa tions total budget The No 1 priorityfor SIUCs capital development budget is a million recommendation for the School of Technical Ca reers building That structure is one of only four new buildings approved by the higher board for Illinois uni versities 010175 Iff LIBRARY LS NEWSPAPERS BOX789 DECATUS ILL 62525 CarbandalaHnrlnMurphystMrv University officials said they were told that the governor hopes to avoid spending the total million by approving only planning money for several pro jects SIUC officials said they do not know whether the careers building will be delayed if only planning money is approved With planning money the uni versity could get ready for con struction and would be commit ted to build the structure The state would have to produce the bulk of the money during the next fiscalyear University officials said there might not be a delay in the actual occupancy in it a year of planningis needed before construction could begin anyway SIUC had requested mil lion for new construction The higher board recommended million In addition to the tech nical careers building inort of the recommendations are for re modeling projects and new equipment for several buildings For its operating expenses during the next year the Car bondale campus had requested million with the higher board approving million Nearly million ofthe final budget figure is for the School of Medicine and pay increases for SIUC faculty and staff members V f v 3r iV Kalm guilty to felony Washington AP Herbert W Kalmbach a former personal attorney to President Nixon pleaded guilty today to charges stemming from his activities as a Republican political fund raiser Kalmbach pleaded to a technical charge stemming from the distribution through a dum my political committee in the Charges stem from role as Republican political fund raiser District million Columbia of Republican con Woman cries for joy at relatives release Woman relative joins re turning pacification cadre In tears of joy after his re cent release by the Viet Cong In the northern Vietnamese province of Qyang Tin The blackcUd cadre are civilians who work In rural to bring villages under govern ment control They are tradi tionally targets of assassina tion attacks AP Wirephoto gressional candidates in the 1970 elections Thefelony charge of soliciting political contributions and making expenditures through a committee for which neither a chairman nor treasurer had been named carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison anda fine Kalmbach also pleaded guilty toa misdemeanor charge stem ming from his promise of an ambassadorship to a political contributor carries a max Simon says he would urge rationing if Washington AP Energy chief William E Simon says he would have to recommend gasoline rationing if the visible inconvenience of lengthy service station lines became widespread But he said on NBCs Meet the Press Sunday at this time the shortages and long lines are really concentrated in the metropolitan areas He said that the extra alloca tions and other efforts of the Federal Energy Office are aim ed at trying to reduce the suf fering and hardship and incon venience that is being caused to Meir awaits Kissinger talks Tel Aviv AP Premier Golda Meir is delay ing confirmation of Israels new government until after talks begin with Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger on Mideast peace moves her aides said to day Officials said that neither the delay nor the uncertainty over the new government would en danger the start of Kissingers efforts for an agreement with Syria to calm down the tense Golan Heights ceasefire And Shah says oil still flowing the American people Asked if he felt President Nixon would approve a recom mendation for rationing Simon said they wouldhave a long hard conversation if I made the recommendation but I wouldnt presuppose what his decision might be Simon said he is personally opposed to rationing because basically I just think it wouldnt work it would put a great many rigidities in a very complex economy Meanwhile the Shah of Iran said that the United States is importing at least as much oil as it was before the beginning of the Arab oil boycott Appearing on the CBS program 60 Minutes the shah whose country is not in volvedin the boycott said the United States is receiving as much imported oil as in the past Asked if he feels the energy shortage may be connected to something that doesnt meet the eye the shah said Well something is going onfor sure And when who was being enriched by it he responded the oil com panies Following the broadcast Rep Clarence D Long DMd called for a congressional investiga tion This confirms what most Americans have been thinking all along and comes rightfrom headquarters Thestatement of the shah suggests fraud onthe part of the oil companies and Congress has to get the facts immediately said Long In other energyrelated stories A mandatory oddeven gasoline purchasing system gets underway today in Delaware with motorists required to buy atleast worth of gas for full size autos and for small cars A mandatory oddeven gasoline purchase system gets underway Tuesday in New York which is changing from a voluntary system An Associated Press survey disclosed that states are cutting back1 on highway construction and delaying repairs to older roads because of a decline in gasoline tax revenues prce continues to soar Zurich The price ofgold today con tinuedto soar to record heights in the Zurich bullion market th worlds greatestm Gold opened at an ounce above Fridays record close The US dollar which usuallj weakens when gold rises firmet slightly to 30655 Swiss francs I closed at 30575 Friday Dealers said speculative buying continued to influenci thegold market Redondo appointed Goy Daniel Walker named Dr Diego Redondo o Deerfield to the Illinois Boardo Higher Education Dr Redondo is an associat professor of clinical pediatric at Northwestern Universitj School of Medicine Nixon meets press tonight Washington AP President Nixon will hold nationally broadcast and tele vised news conference at pm CDT today tile White House announced Tracfe practices u powers of FIG Crab Orchard refuge Bald eagles nest in area By Ben Gelman Of The Southern Illinoisan The Bald national apparently nesting for the first time at Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge which was established in 1947 James R Rice biological technician at the refuge said refuge officials are sufficient ly convinced of the serious intentions of a pair of Hie huge as an endangered they are closing off a halfmile ra dius circle from the nesting site to all farming and other activities for the next few months Members of the Southern Illinois Audubon Society last weekend observed another pair of Bald Eagles working on a nest at the Union County Refuge near Ware Eagles normally are only winter visitors to this area There were 13 eagles sight ed at Crab Orchard Refuge in December Last weekend a census showed four adults including the apparently breeding pair and four im mature birds A similar census last week end at Union County and Horseshoe Lake Refuges showed a total of 23 eagles including 10 adult bald Eagles nine immature Bald Eagles and four immature Golden Eagles Ricesaid officialshave been observing the apparently nest ing pair at Crab Orchard Re fuge since December when the birds started to repair and enlarge a nest started the previous year by an eagle but never completed They act as though they are serious Rice said He said the birds are probably Southern Bald Eagles which ft range throughout United States rather than the Northern variety whose range is from the Great Lakes north into Canada Eagles normally layone to threeeggs in March wjApril Rice said that every precau tion willbe taken to avoid disturbing the nesting pair through that any unusual activity might cause them to abandon the nest Be cause of this refuge officials have declined to identify the nesting site which issome where within the closed area of the 43000acre refuge 1 Washington AP The Supreme Court today re jected a challenge to the Federal Trade Commissions power to make rules defining certain trade practices as unfair and deceptive legal With Justice and thus il William 0 Douglas dissenting the Supreme Court let stand a decision of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia which held that the FTC does have such power The FTC case arose out of a ruling issued by the commission in 1970 making it an unfair practice for a service station not to post octane numbers on gasoline pumps The National Petroleum Refiners Association challenged the regulation The suit expressed concern about indications the com mission planned to issue regulations defining unfair practices in the field of con sumer credit The refiners contended the FTC can not be sufficiently ex pert to make such rules governing many types of business They argued that Congress or specializedagencies should make the rules and the FTC be limited to enforcing them The court also Disbarred c o n v i c t e Watergate conspirator G Gordon Liddy from practice Rejected a request from Shell Oil that JusticeWilliam 0 Douglas be requiredto drop out of a case involving federal regulation of natural gas prices because of a speech earlier this year in which Douglas accused the oil companies of creating the energy crisis for their own pro fit Douglas refused to drop out of the case and the other justices rejected a request that Douglas be forced out of the case Declined to hear aclaim from a peace group andtwo of its members that the FBI should be forced to purge its files of some information gathered in advance of a 1969 antiwar demonstration Lower courts ruled that the information was gathered by the FBI to determine the likely size of the demonstration not to identify individual demonstrators ExSenator imum penalty of one year in jail and a fine US District Judge John J Sirica deferred sentencing until a probationdepartment report is submitted i The charge filed by the special Watergate prosecutors office alleged that on Sept 16 1870 Kalmbach met with J Fife Symington of Lutherville Md then US ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago and that Symington promised to con tribute if assured he would be appointed ambassador to a European country The prosecutors said that Kalmbach called the White House and got the assurances and that Symington contributed to Republican candidates in 1970 and to President Nixons 1972 campaign Symington never got the job he sought and Kalmbach later offered to return his money the court papers said Kalmbach appeared in court at the start of a week during which special prosecutor Leon Jaworski has said grand juries will be ready to return in dictments in a number of Watergate cases In a letter to Kalmbachs at torney dated Feb 13 1974 Jaworski said that the charges to which the 52yearold Newport Beach Calif attorney pleaded will dispose of or potential charges based on matters presently known to this office The letter also disclosed that Kalmbach has promised to cooperate with the prosecutors that he may testify at future Watergate trials and that be may be named later as ut unindicted coconspirator Kalmbach told the Senate Watergate Committee last summer that he raised which then was passed to the defendants in the original Watergate breakin case He said he raised the money to pay the legal expenses and to support the families of the defendants to discharge what I assumed to be a moral obliga tion Kalmbach said heundertook the assignment at the request of thenWhite House counsel John W Dean El who called him on June 2811 days after the break jn at Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex The charge filed by the prosecutors office today said that the conduit political com mittee formed on or about March 11970 was set up at the instigation of three members of tee White House staff They were not identified Kalmbach solicited million in the form of pledges from contributors who subse quently were contacted and told which Republican candidates should be sent the money Jaworski had said in Decem be returned by the end of February He has several times since repeated that deadline Former Atty Gen John N Mitchell already on trial in New York on charges stemming from a secret contribution to the Presidents reelection campaign is believed to be a central figure in the Watergate coverup investigation In another Watergaterelated development Rep Edward Hutchinson RMich ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee said he believed the White House would cooperate with the committees impeachment inquiry before the Supreme Court WARMER Tonight fair and still rather cold with lows in the upper teens or lower 20s Tuesday partly sunny and warmer Highs in the upper 30s or lower 40s Partly cloudy Wed nesday through Friday Classified 1VM Comics TV Bridge Crossword 7 Editorials 4 Family living Farm J Records 1415 Sports WO Weather details map 15 dead at 78 St Louis AP Former Illinois Sen Paul W Broyles 78 of Mount Vernon died Sunday at St Lukes Hospital in St Louis Elected to thestate House of Representatives in 1942 he ad vanced to the Senate in 1944 where he remained until retire mntinl966 From 1947 to 1949 the Repub lican lawmaker was chairman of the Illinois Seditious Activities Commission The commission investigated Com munist party activities at Roosevelt University and the University of Chicago in 1949 In addition Broyles was chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus the Korean Veterans Compensation Com mission the World War II Bonus ommission and the Senate Af airs Committee He is survived by his widow Olivia a daughter two grandsons and a sister His funeral is Wednesday in Mount Vernon Sfans arrives for trial Hatted and wearing scarf against the falling mow form er Secretary of Commerce Maurice Stem smiles for the cameras on arrival Monday for his trial at the federal courthouse in New York City He is charged with obstruc tion of justice conspiracy and perjury in connetioit with a cash contribu tion to President Nixens re election campaign walking with is defense attor ney Walter Bonner AP Wirephoto   

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