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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - March 4, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE Murphytboro Htrrin 710 N Illineli 1113 Walnut 212 N 14th Velumi 82Np 531 Oe Copy Southern fflin SIKCMIW to Crbonilr Fn rrii Hirrln Billy Jcurnl Murphyibro MONDAY MARCH Did anyone stay inside NEWSPAPERS B01 799 IU if k CarbondiltHerrlnMurphytboni Marion golfer William Hop kins said he took a healthy swing with his six iron at the Lake of Egypt Country Club Sunday afternoon He lofted the ball about 60 yards Then the wind caught it and brought it right back Most Southern Illinoisans found their own way to enjoy the spring weather golf fishing an attempt at kite flying and bike riding Strong with gusts up to nearly 60 miles an hour pushed back many of the efforts It caused some minor damage More than 2000 customers end three businesses in the Marion and Goreville areas ware without power at dif ferent intervals Sunday when wind snapped two power lines The first outage Sunday morning left about 2000 cus tomers in southwest Marion along Illinois 37 and Goreville without power for 40 minutes between 10 and am The second power disruption occurred at pm leaving 15 customers three of them businesses without power for 20 minutes Some minor win dow damage was reported in the area today The first buds on the for sythia and flowering fruit trees began to show I could hardly beieve my eyes said Mrs Carlton Goo diel 1006 W Sycamore St Carbondale My flowering crab tree has little green leaves the hyacinths are bud ding and the magnolias look like they might break out any minute Robert Kristoff ranger at Giant City Park said he is sued 25 camping permits Sun day and there were a lot of visitors hiking in the park A week ago there were only two camping permits issued he said Temperature in Southern Il linois reached the mid 70s Sun day afternoon according to Lou Ditzler at the Southern Illinois Airport Winds gusted to 58 miles per hour he said Anita Gehr 1100 Emerald Lane Carbondale said her family spent the day outside flying kites riding bicycles and driving around looking at houses to buy I cleaned up Hie yard some Rosalie Crisp 506 N Goldheimer St Bentoh said It was beautiful She said her husband Rog er spetf the day overhauling a car engine The nice weather Sunday allowed the children of Car olyn Sapp Rt 1 Royalton to go outside and play We stayed home Sunday I walked outside with my two children a boy 2 years old and my little girl 4 years old because the weather was so beautiful Mrs Sapp said Steve Ijomax an employe at Pirates Cove Marina east of Carbondale said high winds kept fishermen in boats off the lake Most of the fishing was from the causeway on Illinois 148 or at Wolf Creek Road on Crab Orchard From 400 to 500 persons fish ed or observed the wildlife at the large refuge Sunday according to Wayne Adams refuge project manager People were getting reac quainted with spring of the year Adams said At Lake Murphysboro fish ermen lined the shores Sun day and the boatrental con cession opened two weeks ear ly to take advantage of the warm weather according to Bob Smith park ranger Smith said picnickers and campers also popped up in the park during the weekend This warm weather is real ly bringing them out he said A few people tried to fly kites but gave up quickly Smith said There was no steady wind only gusts he said More than 570 persons came to the Feme Clyffe State Park Sunday to fish hike and just visit says park rang er Lowell Billingsley Billingsley said that is quite an increase overlast Sundays 124 visitors and the 200 visi tors a year ago But not quite as many visi tors as on Feb 17 the first pretty Sunday of the year Billingsley said On that day 772 persons came to the park u Gov Daniel Walker has up held the state board of higher educations recommendation of million for Southern Hindis University at Carbon daleto operate on during the fiscal year that begins July a The governors budget how ever does not recommend enough money for construc tion of the Technical Careers building atSIUC For capital development Walker cut higher board rec ommendations downto million Of 106 priorities two projectsfor technical careers rank 104 and lOs The pro jects include for construction of the building and for final completion of the project Apparently no funds will be for the project dur ing the next fiscal year SIUC had reduced the request from more than million in hopes that it wouldbe approved this year The operating budget ap means that no addi tional i faculty or staff mem bers will be laid off In the million SIUC has su stained a million budget cutback because of drops in enrollment boostasked Walker would Springfield AP Gov Daniel Walker announc ed today he will seek an in creased budget for higher education without raising tuition OVOCf at the states colleges and universities1 Walker also said he was ask ing for billion in state ing tor minim That announcement will come funds for aid to elementary and Wednesday to an address to the high schools which closely General Assembly parallelled the budget request The education requests in disclosed las week by State eluded S706628800 for higher edu cation up million a large enough increase to absorb a School Superintendent Michael Bakalis Ponna Ellison SIUC Coal use freshman Arthur sports wind blown look in womens hairstyle Photo by Jack Griggs The governor said approval 01 this request would provide million more for public schools and should help local governments hold the line on local property tax or reduce es proposedtuitionhike An increase of million In state scholarship funds with the objective of adding nearly 2600oiersons to the scholarship rolls A promiseto enough for the teachers retire ment system so that the state can embark on a longterm funding plan The Illinois Board of Higher Education had recommended an operating budget for the states 10 universities which called for a six per cent tuition increase Walker said the increases would not be necessary Republican legislative leaders have said they will oppose tui tion hikes and attempt to pass a higher appropriations bill which would make up the dif ference Senate Democrats have also approved a resolution calling for i a freeze next year on tuition Chicago delegates Court to review contempt threat Washington AP The Supreme Court today agreed to review an Illinois courts threat of contempt pro ceedings against Chicago delegates seated at the 1972 Democratic National Conven tion The court agreed to consider an insurgent delegations challenge of an Illinois appellate court decision that state courts have jurisdiction in the selection of delegates to a political party convention The State Appeals Court upheld a Cook County circuit judges order threatening con tempt proceedings against Chicago delegates seated at the convention after Chicago Mayor Richard J Daleys elected delegate slate was ousted for violation of delegate selection reforms The issue presented to the Supreme Court revives one of the key delegate selection bat tles which surfaced in the weeks before the convention The Illinois fight like the others involved a challenge by supporters of Sen George McGovern to delegates chosen by oldline party leaders The Supreme Court ruled three days before the 1972 Democratic convention opened that the convention itself had the authority to judge the creden tials of its delegates Nevertheless the Daley slate obtained an injunction from the Cook County court prohibiting the McGovern slate from being seated at the convention The McGovern slate argued that the Illinois courts violated the Supreme Courts declaration that the convention should judge the delegates credentials COLDER Springfield AP A conference on the use of coal will be held in Chicago March 2627 Gov Daniel Walker announced today Walker said former Gov Richard B Ogilyie would be the t conference chairman andj deliver the keynote address He said Dr S William Gouse director of US Office of Coal Research Carl Bagge president of the National Coal Association and Arnold Miller president of the United Mine Workers of America had ac cepted invitations to attend Others invited include mem bers of the Illinois General Assembly and representatives of labor industry local governments and agricultural and environmental groups Walker said The governor said conference participants would discuss such subjects as coal and jobs coal and the environment the technology of converting coal to gas and liquid and the state federal relationship in cbal development GoldaMeir urged to stay in office Jerusalem AP Premier Golda Meir delayed submission of her resignation today as a stream of political colleagues called at her home to urge her to remain at the head of the Israeli government Walker fo consider needs first State school aid uncertain Tonight showers and thund erstorms ending f and turning cooler Lows in the 40s Tues day partly sunny and cooler Highs in the upper 50s or lower 60s Variablecloudiness Wednesday through Friday with occasional rain likely r Thursday and Friday Mild Wednesday and Thursday a litfleicooler Friday INDEX Classified 13U Comics TV Bridge Crossword T Editorials 4 Family living Farm Records Sports Weather details map 7 Mitchell lose appeal By Paul Irigrassia LindsaySchaub News1 Service Gov Daniel Walker said today he will not commit the state to full aid formula unless he is con vinced the schools need the money Walker revealing his fiscal 1975 education budget recom mendations said We should not approach this problem on the an arbitrary1 formula I believe in looking at what the schools ac tually need Walker endorsed a total comi rnon school aid package of ap billion but said he would leave up to the General m b 1 y the breakdownof ftat amount The largest item in that breakdown will be the common school distributive fund Walker refused to say whefter amount he has recommend ed would meet the full re quirements of the school aid formula Under repeated ques tioning from reporters Walker would only saythat the state wouldnot be bound by a formula if the schools do not need the money Air crash near Paris kills 346 New York AP US District Court Judge Lee P Gagliardi today denied a defense motion for a mistrialin the criminal conspiracy case of Former Atty Gen JohnN Mitchell and exComirierce Secretary Maurice H Stans The judge made his decision known after a short session in a private conference room behind the courtroom Gagliardi recessed the trial abruptly last Friday to consider the effect of a passage in thej opening statement of the federal prosecutor The words had trig1 gered an immediate objection j from Stans lawyer and a motion for mistrial Supreme courf rules Cable TV neednt pay Washington AP The Supreme Court today gave cable television operators immunity from copyright fees for programs imported from distant communities In a 63 decision the court held that copyright laws do not apply to cable television broad cast of network programs lifted by microwave from commercial television stations The cable operators merely acts as a transmitter and not as e performer and thus escapes liability for copyright fees to the program producers the court said The television Industry had called the 10year copyright battle significant for millions of viewers The decision came in a suit brought against Teleprompter the nations largest cable television system by the Columbia Broadcasting System Inc and three production com panies which sell programs to the network CBS and the producers argued that cable operators should pay copyright fees on programs imported by cable in to communities which could not normally receive them The US Circuit Court in New York had ruled that cable operators were subject to copyright laws for programs imported within community where the same show was available on a regular network channel In a separate case the Su preme Court overturned fees levied by the Federal Com munications Commission on cable television system operators The court reversed a decision by the US Circuit Court at New Orleans upholding the fees levied by the FCC in 1970 The National Cable Television Associationattacked an annual fee of 30 cents per cable subscriber as beyond the FCCs authority Last December the commission proposed an in crease to 40 cents per subscriber But in a 5 to 2 ruling the Supreme Court said that the fee a tax and thus had to be by Congress to be legal In other action today thej court I Ruled that Congress may lawfully withold v eterans education benefits from cons cientious objectors even though they perform alternative civilian j service Refused to hear an appeal from black militant H Rap Brown that he deserves a new trial on a federal firearms charge because of alleged illegal electronic surveillance by the government Declined to consider the rights of an unwed fatter in Florida in determining whether a pregnancy should be aborted Paris AP Police firemen and official investigators combed through a forestarea today seeking bits of wreckage from a Turkish Airlines DC10 jet that crashed witha loss of 346 lives the big gest toll in civil aviation history Experts estimated that a careful search of the area covering several square miles might take a week Only part of the black box with vital recordings of the planes func tioning has been found arid top priority is being given to finding other pieces j 1 Personal effects of the j passengers were being piled together Bits of clothing caught in tree branches waved forlornly in the light wind The newspaper FrancSoir said it had received two anonymous telephone calls saying that this was done voluntary It was definitely an The two calls seemed j to come from the same man who claimed he was a member of the Liberal Front which he said was a political movement started outside France There was no way of confirming his statements The Americanbuilt airliner crashed in the Ermenonville forest 23 miles north of Paris five minutes after it took off from Orly Airport Sunday on a flight from Istanbul to London Turkish Airlines said the plane was loaded to capacity with 334 passengers and 12 crew There was no indication when the casualty list would be made public But the airlines Euro pean manager said the names of 200 to 250 of the passengers in dicated they were British or American Thirtyeight Japanese were aboard The weather was sunny and no hint of trouble came from the plane But the fact that debris and bodies were found in a village more than 10 kilometers 6 miles from the accident tends to prove that an explosion occurred in flight said Aymar AchielleFould a top official of the French Transport Ministry Persons in the area of the Offier crash picfures page B crash said they beard an ex plosion but they could not agree whether it occurred before or after the plane hit the Turkeys communications minister Ferda Guley said considering the world situa tion he did not rule out sabotage Guley said his government had received no in formation to support reports that guerrillas carrying ex plosives might have been aboard the plane He said he had heard reports were circulating abroad that guerrillas were on the plane But he said We have no of ficial information on this Guley said the passenger list indicated two Arabs had boarded the plane in Istanbul but that nothing was known about them It is impossible to know the cause of the crash at this point he added Part of the planes flight recorder was found before dark Sunday and searchers were for the rest in hopes that it would give some clue to what happened in the minutes between takeoff and crash It was the first crash of one of the widebodied McDonald Douglas trijets since the plane went into general service four years ago A total of 216 persons had boarded the plane in Paris for the hop to London most of them because a wildcat strike by ground engineers at Londons Heathrow Airport forced British Airways to cancel all its Euro pean flights The huge jet slammed into a wooded slope near a highway and close to three villages but the area in which it hit was uninhabited The highest previous death toll in a plane crash was 176 when a Soviet airliner crashed near Moscow in October 1972 and when a Jordanian jet burst into flames on landing at Kano Nigeria in January 1973 Clothing of crash victims hangs from   

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