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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - March 19, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE Carbondalt Murphyiboro Harrln 710 N Illinals 1113 Walnut 212 N Utb 010175 IK LIBRARY LS NEWSPAPERS BOX 789 tECAXUB ILL 62525 82No 441 Oe Copy TwoStctionsrJOPasM Suceattr to fna Herrln Dally TUESDAY MARCH 19 1974 All financial accounts at StUC to be revi By Dave Butler Of The Southern Ulinoisan In the wake of President David R Derges resignation every financial account at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is being review ed and inspected Dale Knight campus con troller said today that the university is looking at each account to see how much mo ney is available and how it can be used We intend to review and inspect every Originally started on a smaller scale while Derge was president the review is de signed to determine if the uni versity has more money than originally estimated Sources on the campus said last week that the university may have as much as million more than originally estimated enough money to prevent some of the 104 faculty layoffs announced in December and effective in June SIU Board of Trustees chairman Ivan A Elliott Jr said today There appears tobe additional money but were not sure if it is one time money or continuing Elliott also said The board cannot act until we get the review andsee how the money can be spent He said he could not estimate how much will be available The board asked for the re view in December at the same time it approved of the faculty layoffs Elliott said He said he does not know why the Derge administration did not present the review in the three months since then Knight said his staff will have the review ready for the April meeting of the SIU board He said he does not know much might be available and how the money can be used We will seriously review the possibilities and legalities involved with it he said The university will pay par ticular attention to how money can be used to pay summer teachers In the past the university has paid summer employes with funds from the current fiscal year for only the first two weeks of toesession Af ter that they were paid from the following years budget Knights staff is studying the possibility of ipaying the employes all summer from the current years budget If that were donetheuniversity would have additional available next year for salar ies Knight also said the review wiE examine how much other money can be transferred from equipment accounts and other accounts Under the guidelines estab lished by the Illinois Board Higher Education SIUC can transfer up to 2 per cent of an account into employe salaries with state approval Because of alleged irregu larities in the expenditure of from a restricted ac count at SIUC all restrict ed accounts also will be re viewed Knight said But he added We dont intend to go over them more than the other accounts at least not at the time being The account in question ap parently was used topurchase alcoholic beverages Elliott declined comment when asked if Derges resig nation was involved with the apparent extra money Derge resigned flit presidency last Thursday and was reas signed to fulltime teaching in the government depart ment Derge currently is onleavi at a month until June 30 From then until Aug 16 he is on leave He is to begin teaching in midAugust Derge and his wife Patricia currently are attendingaUS Dept of State education caun cil meeting in Hawaii has served on the councillor sometime Coal company merger u pheld Washington AP Delivering a blow to govern ment trust busters the Supreme Court today upheld the General Dynamic Corps takeover of an Illinois Coal Mining Co In a 5 to 4 decision the court rejected the Justice Department challenge of the merger as an ticompetitive Government antitrust lawyers contended the merger with United Electric Coal Companies heightened tie concentration of coal production among a handful of firms in the Eastern interior coal fields United Electric has one South ern Illinois strip mine Fidelity No 11 near Du Quoin It em ploys 162 miners The court majority held that United Electric had no demonstrable capacity t o competition as an in Dynamics takeover of United Electric gets court approval dependent firm so the takeover by General Dynamics did not significantly alter the com petitive situation Justice Potter Stewart was joined in the majority by the four Nixon appointees to t h e court Chief Justice Warren Burger and Justices Harry A Blackmun Lewis F Powell Jr and William H Rehnquist Stewart noted that government lawyers based their case on statistics demonstrating a trend toward increasing the con centration among the producers in those coal fields But he said the governments position failed to take into ac count fundamental changes in the market for coal Stewart said United Electees past production was of little use in indicating its future com Testifies in raid cose Mrs Giglotto agent said Dont move or Ill kill you1 Alton AP A pistolwielding nighttime intruder warned her and her husband Dont move or Ill kill you Evelyn Giglotto told a federal court Monday She didnt learn until later she said that he was a plain clothes federal narcotics agent raiding the first of two homes he and his team of officers would hit by mistake that night in Kuwait urged to take over oil installations Kuwait AP A parliamentary committee has recommended that Kuwait take over ownership of Western oil installations on its territory by 1979 sources close to the committee said today The committee urged the Na tional Congress to reject an agreement giving the state 60 per cent ownership of the operations run jointly by British Petroleum and Gulf Oil of America until 1979 Instead the committee pro posed that the 60 per cent be a starting point for a progressive takeover to be completed in the next five years the sources said The report by the finance and economy committee will be submitted to the 50man con gress The sources said the government may accept the recommendation without a vote if it determines that a majority of the legislators approve it The Kuwait government sign ed a pact with BP and Gulf in January to acquire 60 per cent ownership of their Kuwait Oil Co The company produces about 90 per cent of Kuwaits daily output of 32 million bar rels The oilrich Persian Gulf state is the worlds seventh largest oil producer Market should have risenbut Collinsvffle HI On trial for civil rights viola tions in six warrantless raids are seven federal officers and three St Louis policemen Mrs Giglotto a parttime dress shop clerk and night school student testified about petitive position because coal Is produced and delivered on long term contracts The court noted that although United ranked fifth among Illinois coal producers in terms of annual production it ranked 10th in reserve holdings and controlled less than one per cent of the reserves held by pro ducers in Illinois Indiana and westernKentucky However the acquisition of the strip mining company helped make General Dynamics the nations fifth largest com mercial coal producer In the dissenting opinion Justice William 0 Douglas said the court majority was demonstrating a deepseated judicial bias against the sec tion of the Clayton Act which outlaws mergers found tn diminish competition Jury report to remain secret c Washington StarNews Washington A grand jury report concern ing President Nixons conduct in office apparently will be kept as guarded a secret by the House Judiciary Committee as it has been by Judge John J Sirica Rejecting any suggestion that the presentment should be made the first raid carried out April public committee chairman 231973 I Peter W Rodino Jr DNJ Donald Askew a victim of the I said handling of the report will second was scheduled to testify be governed by the rules of late today confidentiality adopted by the Mrs Giglottos account About 9 pm an hour had retired a band of about a dozen plain clothes agents kick ed down the front door of her darkened apartment Dennis Moriarty a federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs agent ran up the stairs to the Giglottos second floor bedroom pistol drawn and threatened their lives He was in a lowered sort of crouched position pointing it the gun back and forth at my husband and myself she said forced them dressed in their night clothes to lie across their bed and handcuffed them She was released when she ask ed permission to cover herself but Moriarty left the cuffs on her husband and questioned him at gunpoint Moriarty cursed them both committee at least until the panel reaches the public hearing vestigation Posh precinct located in a posh Family Inn hotel room is West Marion No 5 wnwV 90 persons vottd tar ty todayShewn ballots ftiiv morning arr Ron aid D Howard Morris and BMumont Election judges clockwise around tafile Jane Wilson Alma McComb Lowell Ktrr Mabel Bearden and are 12 in precinct Drinkinga lot of coffee in Southern Illinois Life of an election judge is easy Election judgesin Southern Illinois said they were drink ing a lot of coffee this mom ing to stay awake in what some termed a very light turnout A total of 80 persons had voted in four Carbondale pre cincts checked at am Of that 80 there were 65 Dem ocrat and 15 Republican votes cast Only eight persons had vot ed at in precinct 25 in the Baptist Student Center on the Southern Illinois Univer sity at Carbondale campus The votes wre half Republican and half Democrat the judge said Precinct 25 is made up pri marily of University students who are out of town on spring break Williamson County Clerk Barney Boren said voting was a little light throughout the county this morning because of the rain Boren expects the turnout to be between 8500 and 9000 out of 34000 registered voters Union County Clerk Fred Blaylocksaid the voting turn out in the county is pretty good despite intermittent rains this morning The rain doesnt seem to be bothering them he said Voter turnout in Franklin County was described as light this morning by Franklin County Clerk Robert Hiller In Herrin too the turnout was light while it was raining but about 11 am when the rain stopped more voters were coming out Only 65 persons had voted in one precinct by that time In Jackson voting was called belowaverage the Murphysboro City with 38 votingearly this mora In Perry County voting was reported light Sixtyfive had voted by U am at the Du Quoin Boys Club In Randolph Ctounty voting was also light partly because of the weather At the Sparta High School 23 persons had voted and 41 had votedat the SpartaXions Club Voter turnout reported light Illinois primary a yawner Tonight cloudy and colder with chance of showers Lows in me 30s Wednesday cloudy with chance of showers Highs in the 40s Cloudy and cold Thursday through Saturday with chance of rain or snow both Thursday and Friday INDEX Classified 1315 Comics TV Bridge Crossword 19 Editorials 4 Family Living Records Sports Weather details map Youth By the Associated Press Voter turnout was reported light today in a primary some Illinois election officials described as a yawner Skies were cloudy across the state with the threat of thun derstorms in the southern third and steady or falling tem peratures in the 80s and 40s Stanley Kusper Cook County clerk said an early random sampling of polling places in the Chicago suburban area in dicated a turnout of about 31 per cent Kusper said he expected 12 the figure to fall after the 17 morning rush of voters on their 5 way to work Turnout Downstate also reported generally low John H Hanley chairman of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners predicted the turnout in the city would not exceed 36 per cent John Hofferkamp director of the Illinois Board of Elections said he expected a turnout of less than 28 per cent of the states registered voters for a tame election expected to pro duce few surprises The primarys major conflict hasbeen the political struggle waged by the states two most powerful Democrats Go y Mayor Richard J Daley Walker who bucked and the regular party organiza tion in his bid for governor m 1972 now is backing in dependents seeking to oust Daley loyalists from the General Assembly Sen Adlai E Stevenson D HI and Chicago lawyer George Burditt the regular Republican party candidate to oppose Stevenson in the fall are ex pected to swamp challenges from Democrat W Dakin Williams of Collinsville and Law America First Daly of The only other statewide rtet Daley on the ballot is for Treasurer and incumbent Alan Dixon is unopposed in the Democratic primary Jeanette Mullen of Barrihgten emphasizing feminism and Harry Page of Springfield emphasizing his residence outside the Chicago area are contending for the Republican nomination Three congressional races in Illinois have sparked interest but 16 of the 21 Daniel Walker and Chicago ran Chicago a perennial GOP also members have no and the favorites seeking primary other five in their rejection opposition are bids New York AP Simple logic suggests that the fctock market should have risen strongly when the longawaited to the Arab oil embargo finally came But logic wasnt doing the buying and selling of shares as the market respond ed to the news with a swift and decisive drop The Dow Jones average of 30 Industrial stocks swung upward very briefly when the word reached Wall Street about 1 pm But then it turned abruptly downward finishing with a decline of 1361 points at 87422 for its worst day in more than a month Analysts offered a com paratively simple explanation for the markets seemingly perverse behavior More often than not they noted investors make their decisions on the basis of future prospects rather than current events Analysts said that in its rally of the past month the market had evidently discounted the embargos end completely by pushing stocks up to the prices they would theoretically be worth with the embargo over Thus when the news finally arrived Monday many investors had already shown some gains in the stocks they had bought earlier in anticipation of good news on the embargo And following the Wall Street adage Buy on the rumor sell on thenews they seized upon the occasion Monday to cash in on those profits by selling out Arab oil tankers head for U S Vienna AP Most of the Arab oil producers prepared today to head tankers for the United States following their decision to lift their five month oil embargo Saudi Arabia Algeria Abu Dhabi Bahrain Egypt Kuwait and Quatar agreed Monday to lift the ban on shipments to the United States that they imposed during the October ArabIsraeli war Their action was taken in recognition of Washingtons ef forts in getting Israel to withdraw from the Suez Canal and in hopes Secretary of State Poof Gasoline lines gone Story on page 10 Henry A Kissinger would secure a similar Israeii withdrawal on the Syrian front Despite strong pressures to join in the majority decision and present a united Arab front Libya and Syria refused to en dorse resumption of exports to America i The Libyan government radio termed the lifting of the em bargo an act of treason Radio Damascus made no men tion of the announcement in Vienna Libya shipped about 10 per cent of the 19 million barrels of Arab crude oil the United States imported daily before the em bargo and presumably it will still not resume these ship ments Syrias only oil weapon is the pipeline from Saudi Arabia to the Mediterranean which crosses its territory and it was expected to continue barring USbound tankers from loading at the pipelines loading terminal Saudi Oil Minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani said tanker shipments from the Persian Gulf should begin reaching US ports in about two months But he said Algerian oil shipped from the Mediterranean will arrive much sooner Yamani said Saudi Arabia would ship at least a million barrels a day to the United States and Kuwait Algeria and other countries would send ad ditional amounts But no total figure was available While rewarding the United States the Arab minister re tained their embargo on shipments to the Netherlands and Denmark They said the two countries remain hostile to thf Arab cause Oil shipments to West Germany and Italy however were returned to full prewar volume Exports to the two countries had been cut by 15 per cent because of their alleged proIsraeli sympathies Production cuts for Japan Britain France and other West European countries had already been restored   

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