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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - April 25, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Carbondale Murphysboro Hirrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th a Copy ALIFORNIA outhern minoisan BOX 789 fuccMMr to Cirbondali Frw Prut Heriln Wily THURSDAY APRIL 25 1974 Murphyboro CarbondaleHwrlnMurphysbora Heiress raps parents as pigs Second half of Patricia Hearsts drivers license was included with latest SLA message San Francisco AP And now this from Patricia Hearst My parents are pigs my fiance a clown And I am a soldier of the peoples army who voluntarily robbed a bank Speakingiri a calm subdued voice in a taped message received Wednesday Miss Hearst said Greetings This is Tania She then proceeded to heap scorn and ridicule on her family said she never cared if she saw her sexist pig fiance again and added To those people who still believe that Im brainwashed or dead I see no reason to further defend my position I am a soldier of the peoples army Patricia Hearst tape says she robbed bank voluntarily The only way we can free ourselves of this fascist dic tatorship is by fighting not with words but withguns In the tape the 20yearold college coed called her parents the pig Hearsts and at one point addressed her father as Adolph She termed Steven Weed to whom she became engaged last December and planned to marry in June my exfiance Her father San Francisco Examiner editor and president Randolph A Hearst confirmed the voice was his daughters and added The only good thing is that she is alive Regarding her personal attacks on me if she has been brainwashed and I firmly believe she has then its not surprising she would say something like this No matter what she says we still love her The girl weve known all her life would not say something like that of her own freewill Miss Hearst whom the Sym bionese Liberation Army claims to have kidnaped on Feb 4 said in the tape she was a voluntary participant in an April 15 bank robbery in which four alleged members of the SLA have been named in warrants She is wanted as a material wit ness The tape which also included the voices of two men was Miss Hearsts first communication since she renounced her family on April 3 and said she had taken the name Tania in memory of a slain girl friend of Latin American guerrilla Che Guevara Demos urge some controls New York Times News Service and Associated Press Washington Senate Democrats in a change j of heart that relected mounting anxiety about inflation and about its effect on the November elections have voted for limited extension of wageprice controls authority 111 Sen Adlai E Stevenson resolution was approved by the Senate democratic cau cus without audible opposition said later I was amazed I didnt really expect to get any where The resolution called for legislation that would require the Cost Of Living Council to enforce economic stabilization decontrol commitments and permit orderly termination of the wage and price controls program The voice vote set the stage for a formal legislative maneuver on the Senate floor before the scheduled midnight April 30 expiration of all price wage controls authority except for petroleum Political strategists said that if the Senate approved an ex Sfevenson plan adopted he says twas amazed Nixon response deadline altered tension and that seems to bej a distinct possibility now House Democrats would be em1 boldened to do likewise despite the firm opposition of organized labor But the administration says it doesnt want the authority The Democratic action came SUNNY as John T Dunlop the head of the Cost of Living Council predicted that the rate of infla tion for the second half of 1974 may be higher than the 5 or 6 per cent admin istrat ion economists had forecast Prices increased at an annual rate of 108 per cent in January February and March Issuingthe administrations objection to continuation of wage arid price controls Edgar R Fielder said For the economy as a whole standby authority creates more pro blems and more inflationthan it could ever help prevent Fielder is assistant secretary of the treasury for economic policy William E Simon President Nixons nominee as the new secretary of the treasury told the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday he opposes any conj tinuation of controls except thehealth and construction in dustries Simon also came out against any1 income tax cut for citizens a move which leading Democrats favor as a means of countering the effects of infla tion Sen Mike Mansfield the Democratic majority leader said after Wednesdays vote by a Democratic conference that an attempt would be made to add the standby controls legislation to a minor bill already on the Senate calendar Sources sid the move likely would not come before next week Washington AP The House Judiciary Com mittee today extended the deadline for President Nixon to respond to a subpoena for tapes of 42 presidential conversations and received a recommendation that a number of impeachment charges against Nixon be drop ped Both developments had been expected The committee voted 34 to 4 to extend until next Tuesday the deadline for Nixon to respond to the subpoena which originally called for compliance by to day The committees staff meanwhile recommended that a number of impeachment to the funds im ap Congress the the Office of mendation relate to allegations of White House use of executive agencies for political purposes Also to be laid aside under the staffs recommendation were charges relating poundment of propriated by dismantling of Economic Opportunity and conditionally the secret bomb ing of Cambodia A final decision on the bomb ing charges is to be made after release of a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing record on the issue If accepted by the committee the recommendation would focus the impeachment inquiry 1 nirCC Partly cloudy and warmer tonight upper 40s Friday partly sunny and warmer highs in the upper 70s or lower 80s INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map College budget bills sail through House 2124 27i 2425 charges should bedropped and on areas where the staff said the committee should conbelieves documentary evidence centrate on Watergate Nixon s is available to aid its investiga te xes and contributions to his election campaign The report if accepted would bf the basis for the presentation 01 evidence to the committee which is scheduled to begin May Most of the charges that would be dropped under the recom V That would include Watergate and its aftermath the settle By the Associated Press Israel somberly observed 26 years of independence today with the guns of October still firing on the Syrian front Syrian and Israeli forces bat anu us CULCImaul ment of an antitrust case tied all night on Mt Hermon against ITT political contribu tions by the dairy industry Howard Hughes and Robert L Vesco and Nixons income tax es then locked in tank and artillery duels on all other sectors of the 40mile front the Syrian command reported It was the 45th day of action News Service Springfield Budget bills for the stated public colleges and untrerslties sailed through the House Ap propriations Committee Wednesday with only minor amendments The amounts the committee approved were very close to those previously recommended by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and Gov Daniel Walker Legislation to provide for the first time state scholarship aid to fifthyear and parttime col lege students was among the measures that also is backed by the higher board and Walker Questioning of the college and university officials who ap peared before the committee was generally sparse Rep Thomas Hanahan DMcHenry did quiz Southern Illinois University officials about enrollments drops there Hanahan asked President John Rendleman of SIU oh legislature pages JO 7418 Edwardsvffle why SIUs budget should rise as enrollment is dropping Rendleman replied that budget increases were needed because of inflation and the growthof SIUEs new Dental School at Alton To the same question interim President Hiram Lesar of SIU CarbondaJe replied that SIUCs new Medical School at Spr ingfield was now taking up one fourth of the campuss academic budget The new scholarship aid legislation would provide aid to 97000 Illinois students in the coming school year according to Joseph Boyd executive director of the Illinois State Scholarship Commission That would be an increase of 22JOOO from the current year Boyd said He added that 9700 of those would be parttime students and 1100 would be fifthYear students both eligi ble for the first time The maximum ISSC award was increased from to a year The award cannot exceed the amount of tuition and mandatory fees The maximum award for part time students would be a year The total figures approved by the Appropriations Committee notincluding the minor adjust ment amendments are Includes general revenue university income and capital funds University of Illinois Southern Illinois University 103603241 Board of Regents 100395939 Board of Governors 95056045 Community College board 127523851 State Scholarship Commission 72485000 Joe says hes champ Steel may stall building By John Trimble Of The Southern Illinoisan Southern Illinois construc tion work may be slowed this season by a shortage of steel and the uncertainty of steel prices Contractors say they are having trouble getting steel and the prices change so rap idly it is hard to accurately bid jobs Construction on the new Washington Elementary School in Johnston City may be delayed until the middle of June because of the lack of steel We have been unable to get any structural steel deliv ered to complete the skeleton of the building Lynn Holmes of Marion said F E Holmes and Son Construction Co of Marion is the contractor Weve been told that it will probably be the first or the middle of June before we will be able to get any steel JHmes said Until that time we will have to continue con struction around the frame Holmes said he plans todo the underground plumbing and possibly some of the masonry work until the steel arrives We have received enough structural steel to almost com plete the skeleton of the gym nasium Holmes said The availability of steel is something that is plaguing all of the construction projects in this area Holmes said Holmes said he purchases steel from fabricators who in turn purchase the steel from all the major steel suppliers in the country I just dont exactly know where the problem is except there is a delay somewhere along the line he said There does not seem to be a fantastic shortage of any one type of steel it just seems that different sizes of steel beams are unavailable Superior Structures Inc Marion has been having a hard time getting concrete re inforcing steel A spokesman at the com pany said orders are several months behind Superior is currently involv ed in a street improvement program in northeast Carbon dale Bridge beams and steel trusses ar also hard to get he said So far the construction busi ness has not been slowed too much by shortages this year because the weather has not permitted very much work anyway the spokesman said It will be another month be fore the industry is in full swing He said another problem that is hampering the industry is steel pricing The sellers cannot quote stable prices so by the time a company gets the steel it is higher than when thp job was bid At present reinforcing steel is costing about 17 to 24 cents a pound he said Although reinforcing steel is hard to get it is not the worst problem Wire mesh used in flooring pavements and walls is harder to find because the steel companies are not mak ing much of it he said He summed up the situa tion Everything is in short supply right now and our in dustry is no different than any other The escalation of prices is really a problem Leo Robinson president of the J L Robinson Develop ment Construction Co of Carbondale said Were hav ing trouble getting every thing but we look for it to be corrected with the lift ing of price controls Reinforcing steel is up to for 100 pounds and thats twice what it was last year this time he said The con struction business is in a mess His company is finishing the Southern Illinois Airport im provements building a high school at Jdppa and building the offices for the new Gen eral Tire plant at Mt Vernon among other smaller projects Joe Carlisle 13 of Santa Barbara Calif is the worlds champion pogo stick or at least he believes he is Joe set a new world re cord of 15000 hops last week surpassing the 14000 record set not long before by some one whose name already been lost to history APWirephoto Prosecutor tells jury Mitchell Sfans lied New York AP Chief prosecutor John Wing told a jury today that former Atty Gen John N Mitchell and exCommerce secretary Maurice H Stans lied to cover up an illegal attempt to in fluence a government in vestigation I submit to you that the evidence in this case has shown that Mitchell and Stans lied to the grand jury and that they lied to you Wing said in a windup of a 6Vhour twoday summa tion at their criminal conspiracy trial The jury of nine men and three women was expected to get the case in the afternoon after instructions on relevant law by US District Court Judge Lee P Gagliardi Portugal denies coup in Africa Steel ihortaset hive work on the new Washington School in Johnston City Lisbon Portugal AP Armed troops favoring a return to democracy and peace in Portugals African territories seized radio and television sta tions today and claimed to have overthrown the regime of Premier Marcello Caetano in a bloodless coup But an official at the Foreign Ministry said It is not true that the government has sur rendered There is an attempt to take over the government and the situation is confused There were reports that Caetano and President Americo Thomaz an ultraconservative admiral had taken refuse in an air base still controlled by loyalist forces but this could not be confirmed J
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