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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - May 8, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICH Carbendali Murphy iboro Hirrin 710 N Illlneli 1113 Walnut 212 N life Voluma MNo 109lOc a Copy 4 Sections them Illinoisan 010175 BOX 3 IixtMMT to Fre Mlly Jon11 Munhybcr WEDNESDAY MAY No more tapes Nixon aide says George Wallace and wife Cornelia celebrate primary victory AP Wirephoto Glenn Wallace nominated By the Associated Press Former astronaut John H Glenn Jr won the Democratic nomination for senator from Ohio on his third try and Alabama Gov George C Wallace won renomination tor an unprecedented third term on the first big Tuesday of the 1974 primary season Candidates for three Senate seats two governorships and more than 50 House seats were chosen as Alabama Ohio In diana and North Carolina held primaries for the November midterm elections Voters in the District of Columbia meanwhile gave overwhelming approval to a charter that restores a measure of saifaovernment to the na tions capital for the first time in a century The 52yearold Glenn who 12 years ago became the first American to orbit the earth showed surprising strength in Ohios urban areas to end the brief Senate tenure of Howard M Metzenbaum appointed last Former astronaut chosen Senate candidate in third try December when Republican William B Saxbe resigned to become attorney general Opposed by organized labor and the Estate Democratic organizationGlenn projected himself as a symbol of integrity1 in the year of the Watergate1 scandal while Metzenbaum suf fered from disclosure that he paid no federal income taxes in 1969 because of business losses Glenn will be favored In November against Republican Mayor Ralph Perk of Cleveland victor over Peter E Voss of Canton Thenominations for governor in Ohio were won without dif ficulty by Democratic Gov John J Gilligan and former Republican Gov James J1 Rhodes his predecessor In Alabama Wallace easily outdistanced four other DemocratsHe faces Republican as he seeks to lay the groundwork for another presidential bid in 1976 despite the 1972 assassina tion Attempt that left him partially paralyzed Democratic Sen James B Allen a Wallace ally easily won his bid for renomination and is unopposed in November for a second sixyear term In North Carolina where veteran Democratic Sen Sam J ErvinJr is retiring Atty Gen Robert Morgan was leading a field of 10 but it was unclear whether he couldsurpass the 50 per cent needed to win the Democratic nomination without a June 4 runoff FormerRep Nick Galifianakis ran se cond With 97 per cent of the states 2303 precincts reported Morgan had 282368 votes or 5058 per cent Former US Rep Nick Galifianakis had 179957 or 3224 per cent Henry Hall Wilson a former White House aide and past presidentof the Chicago Board of was third with 1K48 per cent of the total State Rep William E Stevens a furniture manufacturer and brotherinlaw of Rep James won the GOP primary In Indiana the only contests were for House seats and all in cumbents were renominated will be chosen at later party conventions with Democratic Sen Birch E Bayh expected to face su stiff challenge in November trom Republican Mayor Richard Lugar of Indianapolis Washington StarNews And AssociatedPress White House lawyer James D St Clair informed U S District Judge John J Sirica today that PresidentNixon will turn over no moreWatergate tapes and Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski said be would continue the courtlightto get them Sirica after a meeting inhis chambers saying he would meet with lawyers in case Friday to map out me impending court battle He said a hearing in the case was Still set for2 pm Mon StGlair announced at the White House Tuesday that at tempts at working out a com promise over Jaworskis sub poena for tapes and documents covering 64 White House con versations had been terminated aridithat Ndxon would fight the caseto the Supreme Court if necessary St Clair declined to say Tuesdaywhat Nixon would do if the Supreme rule against him saying it is rhetorical and hypothetical and I dont think we will get to that point Asked what Nixon would do if the committee issues another subpoena demanding tapes St Clair said he would respectfully decline to comp ly If the committee persisted St Clair said Then weregoing to have a confrontation because the7President is firm in his1 resolve that he already has told ftefacts A confrontation seemed likely as the Democratic majority of Judiciary Committee rushed in to secret caucus today to act on the refusal to yield additional tapes Brushing aside new assertions thatPresident Nixon has told the full Watergate story Chairman Peter W Rodino Jr DNJ said Tuesday night the committee would press an April 19 request for tapes and documents relating to its in vestigation of the scandal and the alleged coverup of White House involvement I think the committee will be adamant in seeking the material he said The last tapes confrontation came last fall when Nixon ordered thenSpecial Prosecutor Archibald Cox fired rather than give him tapes subpoenaed for the Watergate grand jury Ultimately Nixon gave up the tapes rather than risk a Supreme Court test Since then he hasgiven the prosecutors office other tapes for a total of 19 By a partyline 2018 vote the judiciary committee declared Nixon guilty of noncompliance with its subpoena for the 42 tapes and many members believe that in itself could be an impeachable offense But St Clansaid he did not think failure to supply the tapes was an impeacbable offense There was further sign of a tightening White House stance toward Watergate Tuesday when presidential counsel J Fred Buzhardt refused to answer some of the hundreds of questions asked of him by the Senate Watergate Com mittee Buzhardt invoked executive privilege national security and the attorneyclient privilege to avoid the questions However Sen Lowell P Weicker Jr D Conn who conducted the inter rogation said Buzhardt answered most of the ques tions St Clair said Nixon still is willing to consider turning over additional evidence to the House Judiciary Committee dealing with political contributions by the dairy industryand the set tlement of an antitrust suit against the I n t e r n a t i o n a 1 Telephone Telegraph Corp The committee has outstan ding requests for materials dealing with the milk and ITT cases and St Clair dif ferentiated between these and me Watergate case St Clair said Nixon had taken his Watergate stand because he believes there would be a neverending stream of re quests and because he has to preserve the presidency such demands Both the committee request and fte Jaworski subpoena cover conversations that took place between the President and some of his key White House advisers covering a period shortly before the June 17 1972 breakin at the Watergate headquarters of the Democratic National Committee to late April 1973 by which time White House involvement in the bugging ef fort had become clear Several of the conversations during that 10month period in volved Nixon and Charles W Colson then a special counsel to the President Both the com mittees staff and the pro secutors office believe those conversations may be important to their investigations John W Dean III the former White House counsel testified before the Senate Watergate committee last year that during at least one of the meetings for which tapes are sought Colson and the President discussed clemency Howard Hunt one of the seven original Watergate defendants Nixon has acknowledged feat he met often with Colson during the period but has said that theirdiscussions never touched on Watergate As far as is known the White House never has released any Watergaterelated tapes involv ing discussions between Nixon and Colson Tonight mostly cloudylows in the lower 50s Thursday partly sunnyhighs in the 70s INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sportt 31 4 67 2829 910 House to focus on mass tran n Springfield AP Mass transportation both downstate and in metropolitan Chicago was to get special treatment today in the Illinois House The House scheduled its sec ond meeting in two weeks to consider changes in Chicagos new Regional Transportation Authority in a committee of the Such sessions are forums in which specified pro posals may be debated before they go to the House floor for revisonsand final votes Downstate mass transporta I tion projects also figure into this weeks discussion as House Speaker W Robert Blair has introduced a measure to provide transit subsidies for manv Illinois communities Tuesday observers had to have a scorecard to keep track of the various issues which edg ed their ways briefly to center stage in a hectic day of political action Among the issues were Energy Legislative leaders met with Gov Daniel Walker to try to come up with bipartisan agreement on energy legislation They reported some progress and decided to meet again Tuition The Senate ap proved 4310 a measure sponsored by Sen Thomas Hynes DChicago urging Illinois colleges and universities to hold tuition at the same levels next year School aid The House ap propriations committee approv ed a measure to provide a million emergency subsidy to the states 1100 public school districts A similar measure has been approved in the Senate The schools say they need the money to keep classroom doors open for the rest of this school year Walker told a news conference passage of the bill would1 establish a disturbing precedent For full funding of the states school aid formula that could become an economic burden in future years But he declined to say whether he would veto the measure Auto State Insurance Director Fred Mauck said motorists should not expect reduced highway accidents and auto fatalities to mean reduced auto insurance premiums He told the House Appropriations Committee inflation has boosted auto repair charges to a level which negates any savings to insurance companies although the accident rate has declined since the state adopted its new 55 miles per hour speed limit V Ethics Speaker Blair said he would oppose any raises for public elected officials until a tough campaign disclosure bill is passed Reception uncertain Kissinger Syriabound with Israels new offer Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger flew back to Damascus today with a new Israeli offer to pull back some of its forces Heights on the Golan Sources here expressed doubt Eckert aids in support for airport Neal Eckert mayor bondale has been a member of the sun Progressive of Car nam that President Hafez Assads response would be favorable and US officials said for the first time that Kissinger plans to pursue his disengagement diplomacy into next week sug gesting success but only after prolonged negotiating Syrian sources said agreement was near on a UN force to man the neutral zone between the two armies and it was understood the only remaining problem on this point was terminology Authoritative sources said Syria in an apparent move to bring pressure on Israel called for an emergency summit con ference of Arab heads of state to reassess the Middle East situa but Arab leaders authorized Syria to advance this date if it deemed an earlier summit necessary No date or site for the con ference has been set the ledjtion Crea sources said Assad in Arab leaders to solidarity Senate sets fuel debate Washington AP Seven months after the energy crunch beganthe Senate is opening debate on legislation to reduce the fuel shortage without addressing the problem of rising petroleum prices The bill is a modified version of one vetoed on March 6 by President Nixon New deepshaft mine to hire 650 By Don Frost Of The Southern Ulinoisan A new deepshaft coal mine which would employ 650 is plan ned for southwestern Illindis Unofficial reports say thenew mine is planned for Clinton County between New Baden and Breese Monterey Coal Co made the announcement Tuesday in a joint news conference with Gov Daniel Walker Exact Jo cation of the proposed m i ne was not given because land n gotiations were still under way Walker did say the mine would be in the 55th Legislative District which includes Bond Clinton Fayette Madison and Marion counties Construction the mine should start this year Paul Lin go manager of employe rela tions for Monterey in Carlin ville said Opening of the mine is sched uled for 1976 with full produc tion by 1980 Lingo said An estimated 36 million tons of coal a year would be pro duced at the mine afterit goes the proposed major the ColumbiaWaterloo area Speaking Tuesday at a meet ing of the new bistate group on a riverboat in the Missis sippi River between St Louis and East St Louis Eekerijsaid the proposed airport greatly benefit the entire South ern Illinois region as well as St Louis He said itwould attract busi ness and industryproviding jobs for the areas young peo ple Eckert said he plans to push fr a freeway between Carbon dale and the proposed airport site underground mine in the world John S Rendleman president with 800 to900 employes and i of Southern Illinois University a production capacity of 5 mil at Edwardsyille was also nam into full production The mine wouldbe the second largest underground mine in the state J Peabody coal Cos No 10 mine near1 Pawnee is the largest lion tons of coal a year t Simon Oshel trade fire on ed to IMPACT issue conference been scheduled for September sources said Before his Jerusalem departure Kissinger from held another meeting with Premier Golda Meir and her chief aides They supplied him with a set of maps detailing the new Israeli offer Sources in Jerusalem said Israel was offering to give up two positions near the end of the Syrian territory it captured in the 1967 war But it specified that they would be part of the United Nations buffer zone to be established between Syrian and Israeli forces on the heights State Department spokesman Robert J McCloskey said the new Israeli proposals were a basis of discussions Whoever he is he may be in trouble By Karen Rothe Of The Southern Illinoisan Val Oshel Harrisburg and Paul Simon Carbondale fired the first rounds in their Cight for the 24th Congressional Dis trict the ethics is sue as ammunition The exchange between Rep ublican Oshel and Democrat Simon showed a marked dif ference in tone from their res pective polite primary elec tion races Oshel opened the exchange by criticizing Simon for not yet listing his primary cam paign contributions and ex penditures to the media Simon has issued a complete income disclosure statement however As onewho has fought for campaign finance reform while my opponenthas re mained silent I was a bit amazed when I heard of his charge Simon replied He labeled the charges both ridi culous and sad Simon said that he will send a detaited list of all con tributors to the media after isover Inthe meantime he said he is com plying with federal regulations by filing the names of all contributors of or more with the House of Representa tives Oshel lists in Contribu tions received for his primary campagin The rest of the less than that he spent on the campaign came from his own pocket he said The Republican candidate a former Harrisburg mayor and former director ofthe Illinois Dept of Civil Defense is now a government sales re presentative with Mallinck rodt Chemical Workds St Louis v Oshel has said he isagainst personalincome disclosure in principledfeeling thai it is an invasion of has indicated vthat he mightdis close his personal finances anyway Simons personal income disclosure released in April lists a salary from a teaching appointment at San gamon State University and for his final monthly check as lieutenant governor He also lists from Har vard where he was a lecturer for a time and a salary paid by the state to his wife Jeanne an attorney who worked halftime ior me state treasurers office The Simons total income was His majorassets included1 property in Carbondale Troy and Vandalia Oshel said that since much of my opponents L income came from taxsupported in is a matter of public record anyway fact he has received most of his income from the taxpayers for the last 20 years Simon fired back each year I have held public office I have made public my in come in detail Each year he has held public office and dealt with government as a salesman of chemicals he has kept quiet about his income Larry B Trammel of Creal Springs and Larry B Hobbs of Harrisburg today appear ed in court on traffic charges to the confusion of all offi cials Trammel and Hobbs are ap parently one man Judge William Lewis opened proceedings in circuit court in Marion by saying is the case of Larry B Tram mel Public Defender Kenneth Hubler interrupted to say There must be some mis take Im here to represent Larry B Hobbs Lewis asked the defendant Are you Mr Trammel or Mr Hobbs What if you really dont know TrammelHobbs said Officials began an inspec tion of tickets issued and took a look at Illinois statutes Larry B Hobbs was charg ed on April 27 with driving while intoxicated and not hav ing licenses on his car He surrendered a drivers license issued to Larry B Hobbs 34 of 1214 S Feazel St Harrisburg Larry B Trammel of Creal Springs with the same birth date as that on Hobbs li cense had beten issued three previous tickets by various po lice agencies for driving while intoxicated He failed to ap pear April 10 on one charge and bond was forfeited The others have not been dis posed of Lewis appointed Hubler to represent Mr Trammel or Mr Hobbs as the case may be and continued the hearing to 9 am May 16 on Hublers request Lewis also told HobbsTram 1 mel that if he fraudulently secured another drivers li cense after turning in one on previous charges he can be charged for that Lewis set S500 cash bond 1   

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