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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - April 16, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                010175 PUBLICATION OFrMCB CarbondaU Murphyibore Hwrln 710 N Illlnoli 1113 Walnut 212 N Mb 82Ne WlOe a Copy Two Sections Suppltm Iucciuor It cirbendife Dil1 TUESDAY APRIL U 1974 olsair ECATUB BOX 62525 TB facility uses debated Charged with robbery 3 SLA women have middle class roots caugm by tank camera identifed Patricia left Cameia Hall and Nancy Heiress sought n FBI warrant San Francisco AP Three women with middle class backgrounds brought together by leftwing politics amd radical feminism became in volved last fall in a group they called the Symbioncse Libera tion Army All three were charged Mon day with armed robbery of a bank They are Nancy Ling Perry 26 Patricia Soltysik 23 and Camilla C Hall 29 If captured and convicted they face up to 25 years in prison and a fine Named as a material witness in the federal warrant was Patricia Hearst whom the SLA claimed it kidnaped from a Berkeley apartment on Feb 4 The FBI said heiress was in the the newspaper bank with them either willingly or a wau unwiltogly holding a gun The personal experiences which drove the radical feminists from middle class backgrounds to the world of guerrilla terrorism are using the alias Fahizah spoke of her politics San Francisco AP The FBI is hunting newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst on a material witness warrant which identifies her as a member of a I do with my gun as well as my gang that robbed a bank and shot and wounded mind Mrs Perry grew up in Santa Rosa 50 miles north of here Friends described her as a Barry G o 1 d w a t e r con servative She went to Presi dent Nixons alma mater Whit tier College before transferring to the California at Berkeley The peite brunette earned her bachelors degree in English during the late 1960s when the campus seethed with radical unrest Friends said Mrs Perry worked as a topless blackjack dealer k San Francisco and as a counter hand at a juice stand in Berkeley The stands owner said she once scrawled Death to the Pigs in her own blood on two passersby Authorities said she may have been forced into taking part in the stickup Reached today in La Paz Mexico Miss Hearsts mother Its been her shoulder A US recommended bail at LU1J5 w i attorney and investigation shows that were going to charge a each for her and the three other bank robberIt is clear from the womenifthey are be t The FBI said the bandits took jacting under duress The Hearsts who have been cars in which the I it was the first word of Miss resting inLa Paz since April fled were recovered k r nit 111 frfl FATTITTl I TL were scheduled to return to I away but a search California home later g 2oblock area by the FBI day a source said and police failed to turn up Three other women previously Fahizah was devoted to prison reform and was a fre quent visitor at Vacavffle state prison facility where she worked with tie Black Cultural Assoca tion Miss Soltysik was also known for her involvement with obscure Mrs Perry Fshizsii vi In a lengthy letter to the prisoner rights efforts She had people last January The letter I her name legally changed to was sent to newspapers Mizmoon the nickname given EVnrtly after a warrant was j her in a love poem from a issued charging her with arson j female friend a a suburban Concord house One of Mizmoons neighbors Identified as an SLA headj was Camilla Hall who worked quarters The house was rented for three years as a Minnesota to her under the name Nancy worker with a bachelors Devoto In the letter she said As a member of the Liberation Army Symbionese information inteliigence unit I fight against our common oppressor and this social worker with a bachelors degree from the University of Minnesota The blueeyed blonde moved to Berkeley in 1972 She vanished Feb 19 five days before FBI agents went to question her Index Clearing and colder tonight with chance of light frost Low in the upper 30s Mostly gunny and warmer Wednesday with high in the mid or upper 70s Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map Youth 1114 15 4 6 14 910 7 Patricia Hearst identified at scene of bonk robbery said of the development cameras during the rob bery Pictures showed her with a U S Army carbine slung over another person on her US Atty James L Browning Jr said If she was involved linked to the terrorist Sym bionese Liberation Army were being sought on bank robbery charges after the holdup Mon day According to automatic photographs taken inside the bank and to accounts given by witnesses nine persons were involved the four women and an unidentified man who entered the bank and four persons who waited in one of two cars The material witness warrant was issued for Miss Hearst in the absence of specific evidence j Hearst since an April 3 taped message from the SLA in which she scorned her parents and sadd she had decided to stay with her ab ductors Randolph A Hearst president amd editor of the San Francisco outsdde indicating she participated in j Examiner was the holdup of her own free1 will and because she may have been acting under duress and coercion FBI Special Agent Charles W Bates said We aire notruling out the possibility that she was a willing participant On the other hand ctViA U7SC nfit there is evidence she was not The SLA claims it kidnaped Bates said Miss Hearst Feb 4 Miss Hearst was identified from photographs taken by hid Jaworski requests subpoena Washington AP Special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski asked US District Court today to issue a subpoena for tapes of 63 con versations in the White House House Jaworski sai dhe had tried unsuccessfully to get access to the materials through President Nixons Watergate lawyer James D St Glair He said the tapes and other items are needed for the trial of John N Mitchell H R Halderaan and John D Ehrlichman and four other defendants in the Watergate coverup He said a photo showing her with a gun also showed that there was a gun held by La Paz Mexico with his wifeand two of his five daughters The three women being sought were identified by the FBI as Nancy LingPerry said to be the writer of a lengthy communique explaining SLA philosophy and goals Michelle Soltsik also known as Mizmoon earlier identified as an SLA leader and Camjia Christine Hall black man walked into tihe Hibernia Banks Sunset Branch at about am Monday They told people to lie on the floor and then they went to the tellers cages and took the money They were in and out within two minutes said security officer Vincent Gree ly Greely and other witnesses said the group moved with military precision and com m ii n i c a d with hand signals They caine in and said This is a stickup and said they were members of the SLA San Francisco Police Inspector Mortimer Mclnerny sadd He said one witness reported hearing one of the robbers mention Tania the name Miss Hearst said in a tope she had assumed as a revolu tionary As they fled the semiautomatic weapons bank were fired at least four or five times seriously wounding Peter Markoff 59 and Eugene Bran nan 70 the FBI said Markoff and Brannan were reported in satisfactory condition at Sam Francisco General Hospital I think this is the first time in the amnals of legal history Hey Mister do you wanna buy gold Paris AP The crowd opposite the Savoy Restaurant and Bar didnt quite Mock traffic in the little street Tuesday but in tialfan hour managed to exchange 44 pounds of gold ingots and some 3000 Napoleons worth about It was another session of the informal street gold market that has sprung up since the Paris Bourse closed its door March 28 because of a Many women of the 300 men and clustered in a back street near the bourse where dealers and brokers normally buy and sell gold inside the ft of egai History Authorities said the four showed and an unidentified up fc Jme of rob bery Browning said Miss Hearst a 20yearold coed at the University of California was dragged screaming and halfnude on Feb 4 from the Berkeley apartment she shared with her fiance Steven Weed a graduate student at the university The abductors threw her into buflding Because they are not part of the strike they have been carrying out their trade in the street since the shut down Theycarry no gold bars or coins Sales and purchases are 1vujJ r made by exchanging little slips persons Vialri to the trunk of a car and drove off after beating Weed and firing shots at other witnesses Authorities have described the SLA as a heavily armed multiracial goup of about 25 of paper held close to the chest Naturally trading is not very heavy said one broker squin ting in the sunlight But we keep things going until they open up the bourse Though the trading is technically illegal the only of ficial presence today was guard looking on through the steel railings of the bourse Public speech limits seen Court US can lag e es Stop raids by Israel UN asked By ui Associated Press Lebanon has asked the United Nations Security Council to take appropriate and efficient means to stop Israeli raids across arguing that condemnation would not be By Henry deFiebre Of The Southern minoisan If the Mt Vernon State Tu berculosis Sanitarium is clos ed TB patients in Southern Illinois will receive inadequate treatment according nesses at a legislative hearing at the facility Monday Alvin Grant the states TB control officer deniedthe charge saying patients would be adequately cared for on an outpatient basis and in gen eral hospitals near their homes The public hearing attend ed by about 50 employes com munity members and labor representatives ran the gam 1 ut of suggested uses for the 23yearold building The suggestions include maintaining the facility as it is used now with TB patients in one part of the building and mentally retarded pati ents in a separate part turn ing the facility entirely into one for the care of the men tiv retarded or converting the building to a center for toe treatment of lung di seases The Illinois House commit tee that held the hearing is examining plans of the Illi nois Dept of Public Health to close the sanitarium for TB patients effective July 1 The building now has 65 beds for TB patients but only about 18 are filled The committee which leans toward keeping the facility op en in some manner has said Gov Daniel Walker will honor its recommendations due April 30 However a spokes man forWalker denied that today The governor said he would pay the committee the courtesy of not making a de cision until after the report is submitted and that he would take it into consideration the spokesman jsaid Walkerhe said did not say he would abide by the committees rec ommendations The sanitariums acting medical director Dr Morris Zelman spoke out strongly at Mondays hearing in favor of maintaining TB patients at the facility Dr Zelman who has been associated with the sanitarium since it opened in 1951 said Nobody knows about TB in Southern Illinois like I do However he said 33 pa tients were recently discharg ed from the facility by the state without his being con sulted He said that at the time of the states action there were between 45 and 50 pa tients at the sanitarium He charged the state discharged the patients so the census of the hospital would be low I dont think Southern Illi nois hospitals can take care of TB patients Dr Zelman said claiming the state had not trained hospital personnel to deal with TB patients One of the 33 patients dis charged by the state recently had a reversal in his condi tionwas admitted toa general hospital and died Sunday Dr Zelman said The facility has to remain a TB sanitarium he said Southern Illinois is different from northern Illinois The hospitals are smaller and we do not have the specialists He added We should not treat TB strictly along the guidelines from Atlanta Ga where the Center for Disease Control which has recom mended treating TB patients in general hospitals is locat Washington AP The federal government is entitled to restrict public com ments by its employes if they would impair the reputation and efficiency of the government the Supreme Court ruled to Iii a 63 decision the court upheld a portion of the Lloyd LaFollette act providing for dismissal or suspension of federal civil service employes for such cause as will promote the efficiency of the service The provision had been aj tacked as being so broad and vague that it inhibited the ex ercise of free speech rights by federal employes The court found otherwise In passing the fact the court said Congress intended to give federal employes job protection and did not intend to authorize dismissal for constitutionally protected speech But the majority wrote the act proscribes only that public speech which improperly damages and impairs the reputation and efficiency of the employing agency and thus it imposes no greater controls on the behavior of federal employes than are necessary for the pro tection of the government as an employer In another aspect of the decision the court held 54 that a trialtype hearing is un necessary before existing provision for such a hearing after dismissal is suffi cient the court said Justices William H Rehn quist Potter Stewart Lewis Powell Jr Harry A Blackmun Byron R White and Chief Justice WanecEBurg In finding that the Lloyd LaFollette Act does not permissibly encroach on First Amendment rights Justices Thurgood Marshall William 0 Douglasand William J Brennan Jr dissented On the issue ofc the hearings White joined the dissenters The decision was prompted by a suit broughtby Wayne Ken nedy who was fired frpm his job at the Office of Op portunity in Chicago for statements he allegedly made at a union meeting and to thr The council debated Monday 2 hours on Lebanons complaint about an Israeli raid Friday night on six Lebanese villages Israel was retaliating for the attack by three Arab guerrillas the day before on the town of Qiryat Shmonah Foreign Minister Fouad Naffa of Lebanon told the 15 member council Israel would react with indifference and contempt to a condemnation Egyptian Minister Ismail Fahmy accused Israel of endangeringthe fragile Middle East truce by its actions in Lebanon and on the Syrian front i Staff fights for Mt Vernon sanitarium There are mitigating cir cumstances Southern Illinois itself is a mitigating circum stance Grant who represented Dept of Public Health direc tor Dr Joyce Lashof at the hearing said the primary question of maintaining the facility as a sanitarium for TB patients is Where we going to get the TB pa tientsto make it justifiable There were only 70 newly active cases of the disease in 30 Southern Illinois counties last year he said Although he admitted TB training has not been carried out at all hospitals Grant said there would be an adequate number of hospital beds for TB patients by July 1 He denied Dr Zelmans charge of inadequate training saying intensive and multifaceted in service training of hospital personnel and physicians had been undertaken Similarly he said most gen eral hospital laboratories are not adequate to handle work for TB patients now but they can become adequate in a short time He added The TBgerm is no different in Southern Illinois than in northern Illi nois Asked in an interview fol lowing tbe hearing why an hospital training had not been completed before the state de cided to closethe sanitarium Grant said most hospitals would not invest the time in inservice training so Ions as theMtVenon facility stayed open Also testifying at the hear ing was Georgia Gregory head of the employes union at the facility She said about 14000 signatures have been collected on petitions asking the state to keep the facility open Several parents of mentally retarded patients who now live in a separate part of he sanitarium urged that if TB patients are phased out of the building the facility be entirely turned over to use for the mentally retarded But according to a letter read by Rep Max Shurtz R Waltonville committee chair man the state has rejected that plan The letter from Richard Blamton deputy director for developmental disabilities in the Illinois Dept of Mental Health said the state already has an adequate number of facilities for the mentally re tarded Also discussed at the nearly twohour session was a pro posal originally introduced by Dr Zelman to convert the facility to a center for the treatment of lung diseases Several committee mem bers visited such a waiter in Mt Vernon Mo Friday Sen TerryBruce DOlney who sits on the committee and was a member of the visit team said the center is five times as good as what we Illinois have Grant said the Dept of Public Health has no information on tbe center and could not comment on the possibility of converting the sanitarium to such a facility Operational funds Committee votes support for lottery Springfield AP A Senate subcommittee today approved 50 legislation pro viding to get the Illinois lottery operating by late sum mer and sent the bill to the full Senate Appropriations Com mittee The amount approved by the committee was less than the state Revenue Department had requested Sen Edward McBroom R Kankakee said the amount ap proved was enough to reflect what can be spent in tbe final 12 months of the current fiscal year Revenue Director Robert AUphin said he did not know where tbe reductions were made in his request But he added that he was still hopeful the first lottery tickets can go on sale in late sum mer He has planned to use for a fleet of 52 airconditioned automobiles and vans for lottery agents to contract for a consultant and each for advertising and for the printing of lottery tickets i   

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