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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - April 7, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE Murphysboro Htrrin a 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th Succour to CirbonmM frta Dilly Jnurnil Murphyiboro IndiptiKlur fl0 SUNDAY APRIL 71974 World honors Pompidou Paris AP World leaders passed through i Notre Dames Gate of the Last Judgment and into the solemnity of its seven centuries of French history to pay tribute Saturday to the late President Georges Pompidou Bachs St Matthews Passion and the Gregorian chants that Pompidou thought were Roman Catholicisms most beautiful prayers rang through the great Cathedral as princes presidents and premiers from more than 80 nations were asked to pray for Pompidous soul and for wisdom in guiding their nations President Nixon occasionally turning his head to look at the cathedrals magnificent stained windows and Soviet President Nikolai Podgorny stood with the congregation as it prayed Light with your light the leaders of nations and give them courage that all countries at last free and in peace may take part in the construction of the world The ceremony simplified by the absence of the incense miter or cross was essentially the same one that Pompidou had personally supervised in Notre Dame at the death of Charles de Gaulle in 1970 The presidents widow didnot attend and was resting in the country after her husbands burial on Wednesday Nixon European leaders confer c New York Times Paris President Nixon conferred here Saturday with four Euro pean leaders reportedly on re cent difficulties between the and Western of West Germany and Premier Poul Hartlin of Denmark He scheduled meetings for to1 day with Chairman Nikolai i Podgorny of the Soviet Unioni and Prime Tanaka of scheduled Minister Kaukei Japan and to return t o President Nixon in Paris Saturday Washington this afternoon Ronald L Ziegler Nixons Libyanstrongman1 Khadafy is demoted By the Associated Press the foreign press reports but Libyan strongman C o 1 said only that Khadafy has Moammar Khadafy has been j delegated his powers admini relieved of many of his strative and political to United States Europe After attending memorial i services for the late President press secretary said before the George Pompidou Nixon who j meetings began that all would extended his weekend visit here be general discussions of rela until today conferred sue1 tions between the United States cessively with Alain Poher the and the countries involved interim persident of France Prime Minister Harold Wilson of Britain Chancellor Willy Brandt political and executive func tions but has not been deposed a Libyan government source said Saturday night in Tripoli Tripoli The source who asked to re main anonymous stressed that the fiery 32yearold Libyan strongman remains in charge of the armed forces although he has relinquished some duties to Libyan Premier Abdel Salem Jalloud The changes in the Libyan government were first reported by Egypts official Middle East News Agency in Cairo which claimed that Jalloud Khadafys righthand man had stripped Jalloud The premier who is in Paris for the memorial services for the late French President Georges Pompidou declined to comment on the reports It remained unclear whether Khadafy who has ruled Libya with a tight grip since taking power in a coup four years ago had requested the changes or if he was gradually being eased out of power Khadafy an ideologue and a spellbinder to Libyan masses is known to be disdainful of pro tocol normally reserved for heads of state More than once he has threatened to resign only to withdraw the resignation a the colonel of power and pushed short time later him into tion a figurehead posi A Libyan spokesman earlier acknowledged he was aware of Diplomatic sources in Beirut said that Khadafy had volun tarily relinquished some of his duties to Jalloud Israeli warp lanes hit Golan Heights By the Associated Press Israeli forces opened fire on Syrian troops on the Golan Heights front Saturday morning end used warplanes for the first time since the October cease fire United Nations truce observers reported Israeli air force jets were Variable cloudiness show ers and thunderstorms likely today with high in the low or mid 70s Chance of light rain and in the mid 30s tonight Monday par tly cloudy high in the upper 40s or low 50s called in for a second time in the afternoon to strike Syrian infil trators whoattacked an Israeli position on Mt Hermon the Israeli military command said Israel said it acted in both cases after the Syrians crossed the Golan truce line hours before Passover began and at tacked an Israeli position on the snowy slopes of the mountain Syria said Israel struck first An official source in Damascus said Saturday that Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger will visit Syria by the end of this month in a new effort to arrange an IsraeliSyrian troop disengagement The Beirut newspaper As Safir predicted Kissinger would ar rive in Damascus April 28 and visit several other Arab coun tries and Israel afterward world faends and the recent dif ficulties between the U S and Western Europe The President gets to Europe only occasionally Ziegler said and it gives him a chance to sit down and talk to other leaders It is an appropriate opportunity to sit down and talk Except for his visit to Ipela for a conference with Pompidou last May Nixon has not been abroad since the Watergate scandals broke around his ad ministration a year ago While the President has defended himself against the charges Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger has increasingly assumed the burden of foreign policy Nixon who has been actively he would reassert his own leadershiprole in world affairs and plans to make a trip to the Soviet Union in the summer whether or not he is under im peachment charges by the House of Representatives Between meetings with the world leaders Nixon took his campaign to the streets of Paris mingling with crowds that gathered outside the residence of the American ambassador John N Irwin II where the President and his party were lodged W German Chancellor Willy Brandt Carbondale police officer Ralph E Brandon is being treated for a gunshot wound in Doctors Memorial Hospital Carbondale He was allegedly shot in the right leg by his wife Barbara Brandon Saturday afternoon according to a police depart ment spokesman Mrs Brandon charged with aggravated battery is being held in Jackson County jail Murphysboro The police spokesman said the Brandons were estranged fry for Book of Records Twenty eight minutes is all it took Friday for some 500 Univ of Miami students try ing to make the Guinnest Book of Recordsworlds lar gest banana split consumed at one sittingto dispose of this 226 foot long split Set up outside the universitys Student Union the split con tained 160 pounds of bananas 60 gallons of ice cream and Hie usual trimmings Laura Faben demonstrates the pro per slurping technique for such a delight AP Wirephoto Carbondale officer shot wife charged and had been living apart Brandon 38 a member of Carbondale Police force since January 1971 was one of five city policemen charged with negligence resulting in the rape and beating of Dorothy Jackson of Centralia in May 1973 The Carbondale Board of Po lice and Fire Commissioners re viewed the case and found no evidence that Brandon was ne gligent in performance of duty or responsible for the alleged rape and beating of Miss Jack son Inside today BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE is something Robert Webbs coon dogs do not of ten do according to Al Sach arovs story of the Colp re sidents kennel and trophies Pictures by Ed Greer Page 26 PASSOVER CELEBRA TION history and traditional dishes get full coverage in Kathie Pratts story and Tom Porters pictures of the Steve Goldsmith family at the seder supper Page 21 DOUG WEAVER set goals for SIUC football future Page 12 JAN JOHNSON world class 18foot pole vaulter enrolls at SIUC Page 13 ALUMINUM BATS popular in area Page 13 BOWIE KUHN orders Hank Aaron to play today Page 11 BASS FISHERMEN have good first day Page 11 INDEX Ann Landers Bridge Business Byline BG Classified Crossword Editorials Family Living Finance Records Sports Television Weather details map 5A 7A 2930 4 3538 4A 28 2123 3134 5 11U 116 A 5 Tollfree ads Starting Monday the classi fied advertising department of the Southern Illinoisan will of fer tollfree phone service for residents of Williamson County who wish to place an ad The new number is 9975432 You can call that number toll free from Carterville Creal Springs HerrinMarion Hurst Johnston City and Roy alton Goreville residents dial 7 plus the number The new line rings directly into the classified department1 where a professional adtaker can help you phrase your classified ad Jackson County residents may continue to call 5493326 Teachers salaries at SIUC among states lowest iiji Illinois has By Dave Butler Of The Southern nimoisan Teacher salaries at South ern Illinois University at Car bondale average among the lowest at public universities in the state according to a survey by the Illinois Board of Higher Education In its first data book on higher education the board also says that SIUC ranks slightly above average in the amount and number of stu dents getting financial assis tance from the state scholar ship commission The report also shows that three Southern Illinois public junior A Lo gan Rend Lake and Shawnee higher than average numbers of students getting aid but the students are gett ing much less than those at University is above average in student financial aid other junior colleges Faculty salaries for junior college teachers and private college and university teach ers are not included in the report which was released Saturday It does include en rollment information student aid figures space figures and student costs at all colleges and universities in the state The 175page report shows that SIUC was ninth last year among the 12 university cam puses in salaries paid to full professors on ninemonth or academic year appointments SIUC pays an average of The highest is at the University of Illinois ChampaignUrbana campus SIUC ranks sixth statewide for salaries to associate pro fessors at eighth for assistant professors at and seventh for instructors at The university ranks second among eight campuses that have lecturers The average salary is On 12month appointments SIUC ranks a bit higher than on the ninemonth basis How ever the school still does not rate high for the No 2 public university except the Univer sity of Illinois The SIUEdwardsville cam pus was slightly behind SIUC in salaries the report shows For full professors on a 12 month basis SIUCranks fifth among state universities with an average of The U of I Medical Center ranks first with an average of 662 SIUC is sixth for associate professors at and fifth for instructors st The university again ranks second in lecturers salaries at The report also says that SIUC had 1065 fulltime fac ulaty members in 1973 The group includes 877 men and 188 women In thearea of student assis tance SIUC recorded nearly 4000 students last year as receivinghelp from the state scholarship commission That number is nearly 20 per cent of the total student body or slightly above the state average of 18 per cent at public universities SIUC students who got aid last year received an aver age of above the state average of Since 1970 SIUC student aid has increased from 12 per cent of ttie student body re ceiving only a year The amount going to SIUC and other public universities is far below the amount and percentages at private col leges and universities The report shows that SO per cent of the private college Is college possible only for very poor very rich Story Page 27 enrollment received an aver age of last year It also shows that nearly 19 per cent of the students at private universities received an aver age of from the scho larship commission Nearly 24 per cent of the students at private junior col leges received an average of in assistance For public junior colleges only five per cent of the stu dent body averaged getting 258 per year The report says that John A Logan College had 69 per cent of its students receiving an average of in aid At Rend Lake College 73 per cent of the students received an average of And at Shawnee College 66 per cent of the students received an average of in assistance The report also shows that tuition and costs are much higher at private colleges ju nior colleges and universities than at public ones Illinois has 13 public uni versity campuses 49 public junior colleges 9 private uni versities 38 private colleges 8 private junior colleges 16 theological schools 7 private professional schools and 10 ot her private institutions Thehigher board staff re port released by Cameron West the boards executive director does not draw any conclusions The report ack nowledges that the informa tion was obtained from the individual institutions In a preface to the report West says it is the first at tempt to compile a variety of data an all state higher education institutions into a single publication The book is to be printed on a yearly basis with comparisons sche duled in the future   

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