Southern Illinoisan, March 31, 1974

Southern Illinoisan

March 31, 1974

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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICH Murphyibero Hwrin 710 N IIHnolt 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th Southern Illinoisan SZNo 76SOc Copy Five Sections Comlei Family Weekly Tab Successor to Prwi Hirrln Oiliy Jounwl Murphyrtort IMiptndMl SUNDAY MARCH 31 1974 8 of Kent State indicted Cleveland Ohio AP One of eight Ohio National Guardmen indicted by a federal grand jury in the Kent State shootings said he may have made a mistake by refusing to testify before the jury Mathew J McManus said in a copyright interview Saturday with the Elyria Chronicle Telegram that he was only following hs lawyers advice but taking the FifthAmend ment maybe really wasnt such a brilliant idea after all The Fifth Ame dment guarantees a citizens right against selfincrimination McManus 28 of West Salem said in an interview that seven other guardmen had been ad vised by the same lawyer to take the Fifth They were probably the ones indicted because we were possibly advised wrong he said McManus said the National Guard assigned fee attorney to him but he would not name him McManus said he was supris ed by the indictment I wasnt looking for it particularly in my case The indictment lists McManus who held the rank of sergeant as still in the Guard However he told the newspaper he resigned prior to appearing before the grand jury The Justice Department set April 10 as the arraignment date for the defendants but said they would not be arrested Ford hits CREEP at GOP meeting Henry Kissinger Nancy Maginnes wed head for Aeapulco Sorry girls Henrys hitched New York Times News Service And Associated Press Chicago Vice President Gerald R Ford AP wirephoto said Saturday the political lesson of Watergate was never again must Americans allow an arrogant elite guard of political I adolescents to dictate the terms of a national election campaign Calls reelection committee arrogant elite adolescents New Cork Times News Service And Associated Press Washington Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger who cultivated a swinger reputation by dating beautiful actresses was married Saturday in a civil ceremony to Nancy Maginnes a tall blond foreignpolicy researcher and his most constant female com panion The couple was whisked aboard a private jet to a honey noon in Acapulco The marriage evidently had been tentatively set and called off several times since last December The judge Francis E Thomas Jr told a reporter that he finally got a telephone call at 4 pm Friday and was told it looks like a green light But it was not until an hour before the wedding that he was told the couple he was to marry In his law office were Kissinger and Miss Maginnes But I had surmised it he said SLA friend asks Hearst negotiations Hfflsborough Calif AP A convict who claims to be a comrade the Symbionese Liberation Army urged the ter rorist group on Saturday to begin immediate negotiations for the release of Patricia Hearst Newspaper executive Ran dolph A Hearst father of the 20 yearold coed who was kidnaped B6 days ago issued a statement from the convict identified as Clifford Death Bow Jeff Jef ferson Hearst said an attorney a minister FBI agentincharge Charles Bates and state prison director Raymond Procunier had met with Jefferson four times during the past 10 days at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville where Jefferson is Imprisoned Jefferson who has been in prison for 28 of his 48 years said he met on Feb 21 with two alleged SLA members Kissinger called weds blonde Money Maginnes Kissinger spent the morning The 12 newsmen would not be at the State Departmenh Moshe put off with a quip Kissinger the Israeli Defense growing serious promised Dayan Minister He had said he was going to Acapulco on vacation j KUHlrL iv wnv Saturday afternoon but made no advance notice mention of the marriage When a reporter asked him Saturday Kl UWUife AVUUj v solemnly that he would see to it that they had four or five hours working for the governor He as1 chief foreign policy adviser and she as part of the foreign affairs research staff Although Mrs Kissinger began to be noted in the press as a frequent companion of the secretary and former presiden tial adviser only in recent months they had been going out since Kissingers ddvorce from his first wife in 1965 if he were seeing anyone else before taking off Kissinger simply smiled as the elevator door closed in front of him Secrecy has been Kissingers diplomatic trademark When a reporter asked him on the flight home from Moscow if he was getting married this weekend Kissinger grinned and sadd absolutely He gave the same response when the ques tion was put to him on a flight home from the Middle East last month There was none We all knew she was the one all along the new Mrs Kiss ingers friends were saying following the disclosure that the longtime aide to former Gov Nelson A Rockefeller had mar ried Kissinger in a small private ceremony in Arlington Va Miss Maginnes who is presently the director of in ternational studies for the Com mission of Critical Choices for Americans which Rockefeller heads met Kissinger about 10 years ago when both were Shes always been the woman he was seriously involv ed with a woman who has known her since the early Rockefeller days said Saturday The others were just kind of flattery to his ego The woman as did several other of the brides friends declined to be identified because as they pit it Mrs Kissinger is a very private j person who abhors publicity Five relatives and friends as I well as Kissingers two children j Elizabeth 15 and David 12 were present Kissinger is a Jew and his wife an Episcopalian His first marriage ended in a divorce Ford referred to the Com mittee for the Reelection of the President which ran President Nixons campaign in 1972 It vilated the historic concep of the twoparty system in America and ran roughshod over the seasoned political judgment and experience of the regular Republican party organization in the 50 states Ford said The fatal defect of CREEP was that it made its own rules and thus made its own ruin CREEP is the doubleedged acronym Ford used in referring to the campaign committee in his speech to more man 1000 Midwest Republicans The audience including presidential hopeful Sen I Charles Percy and GOP Na tional Chairman George Bush stood up and cheered when Ford said The political lesson of Watergate is this Never again must Americans allow an ar rogant elite guard of political adolescents like CREEP to Listen to tapes read transcripts Hufchinson ponder bypass the regular party I organization and dictate the j terms of a national elec Ford warned Midwestern party leaders that the Republicans could never again allow their presidential can didate to bypass the regular party organization and set up a campaign group that would make its own rules and dictate the terms of a national elec tion If there are any more cliques of ambitiouis amateurs who want to run political campaign let the Democrats have them next time Ford told the ap plauding audience The Vice Presidents rebuke of President Nixons campaign organization that did not even identify him as a Republican was made at the breakfast session of a twoday party con ference To the surprise of its organizers who have seen their party lose two previouslycer taui Midwestern Republican seats in Congress this winter the twoday conference drew the largest crowd in than 1000 partyworkers President to reduce Washington AP Most days now two short grayhaired men can be seen walking into a former hotel on the edge of Capitol Hill where they enter a tightly guarded second floor room don earphones and spend a couple hours listening to tapes They are Reps Peter Rodino DNJ and Edward Hutchinson RMich the chairman and ranking Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee and what they hear will have a lot to do with whether President Nixon is impeached The tapes are part of the evidence gathered by the Watergate grand jury andj bundled up in a briefcase for transmission to the committee for its impeachment inquiry In j addition there are at least a dozen more tapes turned over by the White House that have to be examined It is the task of Rodino and Hutchinson to determine what Nixon to Michigan By Jack Germond c Washington StarNews Chicago President Nixon is trying to persuade Michigan Republicans to invite him into their state to make a campaign speech for the partys candidate in a special congressional election April 16 Although no final decision has been reached the Michigan Republicans have told White House agents attending the Midwest Republican Conference here that their opinion polls show that Nixon would hurt rather than help the candidate James Sparling information on all of these tapes is relevant to the committees investigation either pointing toward Nixons involvement in the Watergate coverup or clearing him of any such suspi cion Under rules adopted by the committee to protect against leaks only these two men and the committees two top staff Doar and Albert take part in the screening operation Only the evidence they find pertinent will be presented to the full Judiciary Committee when it must make its momen tous recommendation In strict observance ofthe rules Rodino and Hutchinson arent telling other committee members what they are hearing and it is hard to get them to talk even about how they are pro ceeding It is clearly a demanding assignment for them Rodino 64 finds an hour and a half of concentrated listening is all he can absorb Hutchinson 59 puts in sessions of about two hours They follow transcripts of the conversations while they listen and much of their responsibility is to determine the accuracy of the written record But there is more to it than that You can get more from hearing a conversation than from reading it says Hut chinson You get the tone of voice California Gov Ronald Reagan said he believes Presi dent Nixon is innocent of any impeachable offense and should not resign from office He said he was innocent and I believe him Reagan told a news conference prior to ad dressing the Midwest Republican gathering Reagan also said he did not agree with fellow conservative Sen James Buckley of New York who called for Nixons resignation Buckley is not speaking for conservatives because no one has rushed to join him he said The theme of the Republican conference was looking ahead but Reagan like earlier speakers Ford Percy of Illinois and former New York Gov Nelson A Rockefeller address ed himself to Watergate The problem of our party is divisiveness brought on by Watergate Reagan said Percy said later in Hartford Conn that Republican can didates this fall should cam paign on a platform of party reform Speaking at a press con ference Percy said he agreed with Ford that all GOP cam paign should be conducted through the partys national committee to avoid another Watergate I support 100 per cent everything he Ford said I think our candidates should sign on the dotted line and pledge ahead of time that they will not let another Watergate occur The vice president told a news conference his remarks were not cleared with the White House I spoke as my own man he said Ford also said I dont think you should interpret my remarks as a criticism of the President Asked if he had intended to divorce himself from the White House or President Nixons philosophies he said Not at all 1 simply said CREEP did a great disservice to the Republican party He was asked who was responsible for the appointment of CREEP officials Ford replied I wasnt around then He said that in his opinion the Prc ent said to the com mittee Im busy go ahead and run it Ford said the President was busy seeking peace in Vietnam opening the door to China and planning to strengthen USSoviet rela tionships Today will be mostly sunny and warmer High in the low to mid 70s Tonight partly cloudy and wanner low in the upper 40s to lower 50s Monday mostly cloudy and warmer witii a chance of rain high in the upper 70s Series on ambulance service starts Monday By Henry deFiebre Of The Southern Ulinoisan Ambulance service in Illi nois may be in for a major overhaul during the next few years Funeral directors who tra ditionally have provided the service would probably be virtually eliminated from the business if a bill to be intro duced this year in the General Assembly passes The state has tried for sev eral years to pass legislation which would license ambu lances and their attendants This time state health offici als say they are confident the bill will win approval The proposed legislation would empower the Dept of Public Health to regulate am bulance service in the state While leaving some details of the regulations to the dis cretion of state health offici als the bill does specify cer tain emergency equipment ambulances must carry It al so while setting no specific size for the ambulances re quires increased room for ma nueuverability Additionally it says ambulance attendants must complete an 81hour emergency medical technician ambulance EMTA course Effective date of the legis lation would be July 11976 What the legislation would mean for Southern Illinois is that most ambulance opera tors mainly funeral directors would either have to buy ex pensive equipment and new ambulance and trained personnel or quit the busi ness Most have said they would choose the latter course Many ambulances now car ry only a cot and oxygen The proposed law would re quire ambulances even those making invalid coach trans fers between a nursing home and a hospital to be equipped with a twoway radio band ages splints backboards and any other equipment the Dept of Public Health says is neces sary That could include suc tion equipment and auto ex extraction equipment The federal Dept of Trans portation already has estab lished standards for ambu lances which are similar to those proposed for Illinois However only that purchase their vehicles and equipment with federal funds are bound by them Several nearby states al ready license their ambulance services They include Tennes see Michigan Minnesota Missouri and consin and Indiana legisla tures are considering such measures Illinois health officials aware that the proposed regu lations would probably end most existingambulance ser vices in rural areas say new services can be based at hos pitals industries prisons and other medical facilities Costs can be kept low officials add1 because vehicles and equip ment can be purchased through federal grants and already at facili ties can be trained as volun teer ambulance attendants Beginning Monday the Southern Illinoisan will exam ine how area funeral directors react to the proposed legis lation and why the state thinks it is necessary to license am bulance service In addition the series will take a look at what ambulance service was like in its beginnings what it is like now for two private operators and how it might look in the future The series will conclude with a listing of what ambu lance services are currently available in Jackson William son Franklin Perry Ran dolph and Union counties The story will report on the quality of the services equipment ve hicles and personnel and what their ratr itructurei un Simon job c Washington StarNews Key Biscayne Fla President Nixon plans to reorganize his economic high command to reduce the power of j the Treasury secretary in preparation for giving the job to William Simon who has become a bit more flamboyant than Nixon likes They dont want a guy who would start shooting from the hip like Simon did at the Federal Energy Office with all of the power that Shultz had one wellinformed source said A White House official said it was virtually certain that Simon now both Deputy Treasury Secretary and Head of the Energy Office will be nam ed to succed Treasury Secretary George P Shultz who plans to step down in early May But it seems almost as sure that Simon will not inherit the sweeping authority that Shultz hfldnat least on paper At the start of his second term last year Nixon named Shultz as bis chief economic spokesman and gave him the added title of assistant to the President for Economic Affairs Nixon sets radio talk on veterans Key Biscayne Fla AP President Nixon will deliver a live nationwide radio broadcast on veterans affairs today at pm CDT the Florida White House announced Satur day Nixon was reported working on the speech at his residence here Saturday afternoon It will be one of a series of radio broadcasts the President hasbeen making on his legislative proposals The actual local broadcast time is at the discretion of the networks Alleged kickbacks Grand jury indicts SIU trustee Rowe A Southern Illinois Univer sity Board of Trustees mem ber Harris Rowe was indict ed Friday by the grand jury for allegedly participating in a kickback conspiracy Rowe and his brother Rich ard both of Jacksonville were accused of giving to a teamster leader so that be would direct all teamster business to the Rowes insur ance company Allegedly Elvin E Hughes 59 of Rock Island president of the Illinois Con ference of Teamsters received kickbacks from Warren W Jacoby an East Peoria in surance broker and George Seal a former state repre sentative from Pekin and now an insurance broker accord ing to a news release firm the Internal Revenue Service Saal and Jacoby allegedly served as the go between from Hughes and the Rowe brothers Harris Rowe is named in two counts of conspiracy and two counts of giving kickbacks to the suppliers to the Union Welfare Funds He faces a maximum sentence of 16 years in prison and a fine if he is convicted Rowe is presently the presi dent of the central National Life Insurance Company He was a former Illinois state representative and currently is the chairman of the Morgan County Republican Party Rowes term as SIUC trus tee will expire in 1977 Rowe could not be reached for comment Inside today MARIONS MAYOR Robert Butler expects Marion to dpu years See a story by Marion ble in size in the next ten City Editor OR Walley on page 22 SPECIAL 0 L Y M P 1C S story by Carol Spiller on Page 17 PICTURE PAGE pictures of the new Grand Ole Opry building in Nashville See page 8 ANNA COUPLE owns top quarter horse page 9 ILLINI fight for basketball respectability page 11 ALLSTAR CAGE banquet pictures page 11 HANK AARON starts chas ing Babe Ruth record Thurs day page 9 INDEX Ann Landers ISA Bridge Business 2526 Byline BG 2 Classified 3134 Crossword Editorials 24 Family Living 17 Finance 2730 Records 5 Sporh Television 3744 Weather details map ;

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