Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Southern Illinoisan Newspaper Archive: May 19, 1974 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Southern Illinoisan

Location: Carbondale, Illinois

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - May 19, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE 710 N Illinois Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herrin 212 N lilh Volume 82No 11830e a Copy S Sections Family Wtekly Tabled hern Illinoisan lo eirbondtU Frw Hsrrin JournW Murphyiboro IndipmMtf SUNDAY MAY 19 1974 Guards held later released at Menard By DeMaris Berry Of The Southern Illinoisan The four guards taken hostage shortly before noon Friday at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Menard near Chester were released unharmed a few hours later Negotiations and investi gations into the causeof the Canady tells of experience see Page 3 rf boro were released after War representatives subject they J D Dunbar of Benton assists fellow state trooper F R Johnson of Royatlon with his gas mask Photo by EdGreer Go Jerusalem AP Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger scored an apparent breakthrough Saturday in his bid to separate Israeli and Syrian armies by getting an American proposal tentatively accepted by both sides The turnabout from an im pending impasse developed at a SVihour meeting with Syrian President Hafez Assad in Damascus Kissinger then flew to Jerusalem to report to the Israeli negotiating team Following a twohour session Israeli Information Minister Shimon Peres said We have already accepted the American decision nears proposals and so have the enemy Israel Syrians progress has been made in these talks The Syrians are rather receptive to the American ciples ideas and prin He said the Israeli govern ment expected that in two or teee days an agreement separating the opposing forces in the Golan Heights will be decided finally Informed Israeli sources said the main thrust of the latest developments was the introduc j tion of an American proposal I that was more acceptable to Syria than aplan offered by its The sources said the Americanproposal differed little from the Israeli plan but in volved handing back a few more villages and a bit more territory They said Israel apparently now was willing to give Syria civil administration for the whole of Quneitra the war ravaged provincial capital to the Golan Heights instead ofonly the eastern third of the town All the relinquished territory wouldBe part ofa UnitedNa tions buffer zone the informants said Peres said the American pro iposal involved a guarantee of the security of Israeli settle ments in the Golan Heights but he did not elaborate Earlier Kissinger had drafted a statement to explain why he was leaving the area without a settlement but then found the tide turning in his session with I Assad US officials described Kiss ingeras very optimistic Newsmen were told unless there was an unexpected snag in agreement would be signed m Genevaby Syrian representatives The fighting is expected to continue until that point but it will end when there is a settle ment US officials said Kiss inger is very close to getting a pact These officials confirmed meanwhile that President Nix on sent Kissinger a message last Wednesday instructing him to remain in the region until he could arrange a disengage ment Nevertheless with the two1 sicW rily inching toward each other and the mission 21 days old Kissinger planned to fly to Cairo Mrs Meir late Saturday night He had intended to reach Washington by Sunday night and promised to tal presentatives The disturbance was an at tempt to draw the attention of the warden and state officials to inmate grievances said Har vey Grossman an attorney with the Land of Lincoln Legal As sistance Foundation of Southern Illinois at Carbondale Racial discrimination is one of the major complaints of the inmates he said On May 15 about 100 blacks Congregated in the yard and tickets were issued to everyone of them and yet whites are allowed to congregate This in cident may have been the one that brought about Fridays ac tion said Grossman Tickets are given by guards to inmates thought to be break ing a prison rule The legal assistance founda tion represents some of 38 in mates charged with taking over the prison sommissary on April 30 Grossman said he was at the prison to see a client when the disturbance occurred asked to see the inmates and participated in Fridays negotiations Israel David Brierton admin istrator of the Office of Institu tion Services Dept of Correc tions Grossman and six in mates as Harris Byers George Spencer Darius Ellington Lemmel Reed David Mowry and The takeover of the East Cell House occurred about am Friday when inmates there overpowered four guards and announced they were taking over the cell house The inmates locked the doors to the cell house and released those confined in their cells State Police and the State Police riot control unit were summoned by the prison authorities and stood by out side during the disturbance In TV debate From left Patricia Hearst Nancy Perry Patricia Soltysik and Donald De Freeze House burned SLA members found At 4 pm he and Grossman whose participation had been requested by the residents went to the cell house and the in mates agreed to return to their cells release the four hostages and return control of the cell house to the administration if the meeting were held imme diately Israel said The residents met to select representatives and then clean ed up the litter in the cell house and collected the keys to the cell house locks the warden said He said that by pm the administration again had control of the building and the three remaining guard hostages tfVnosnow for Menards artists today The annual Menard Art Show scheduled today has been cancelled Joe Buskohl executive as sistant to Warden Thomas Israel said the administrative staff met late Friday after the disturbance in the East cell house was quelled We decided not to have the show right at this time but in my opinion it probably will be rescheduled h e said Resdierits of the Center at Chester have been working on arts andcrafts during the win ter in preparation for the an nual spring show James Gillmore a director of the Bank of De Soto said the banks board of directors had recently decided to send a representativejtthe show and buy of art for the bank mfoy Were really disappoint ed Gillmore said taken Canady was released about pm The remaining three guard hostages released about two hours later were immedia tely taken to the institutional hospital for examination Offic ials said they did not know why Canady was released earlier than the others Grossman said the release was made by the inmates to show good faith There were 228 men in the east cell house which has a capacity of approximately 500 men at the time of the bance Charles Rowe assistant dir ector of the Illinois Dept of Corrections said the inmates presented five demands but prison officials at Chester said Friday afternoon that they knew of no list of demands The list released by the state includes Freedom for gang members to congregate in the institutional yard removal of David Riegel supervisor of cli nical services from either the assignment or the disciplinary committee the end of segre gation which keeps prisoners locked in cells and out of the general prison population fast er action on inmate complaints and equitable settlement of grie vances Grossman said that after the April 30 1973 incident at the prison physical reprisals were taken against the 38 He said Nelson Miller of the Illinois Dept of Corrections will be arriving Monday and will stay for a week to make sure no reprisals are taken this time The six inmate negotiators which Grossman said should not be considered ringleaders have asked to be confined in the pyschiatric division at Menard so they will not be near the guards Grossman said The attorney said he plans to meet with Brierton when he returns to the prison Monday and that sessions between him and prison officials will continue this weekend John Buskholf assistant ward en said Friday night that no agreements had been reached between officials and the inmates during the negotiations The prison officials will in vestigate to see if any discipli nary action needs to be taken against any of the prisoners Grossman said It is crazy to characterize Fridays distur bance as a riot and to think that the prison administration did anything to prevent a riot Adlai Burditt flcil away at one another Los Angeles AP Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was not among the five victims of a Shootout between Symbionese Liberation Army members and police the corner said Saturday But Donald D DeFreeze selfstyled field marshal of the terrorist group was identified as one of the dead A spokesman for the Hearsts said at their home in Hills borough Calif that the family was certainly relieved to hear the news but was still ex tremely apprehensive about the whereabouts of the eldest daughter who was kidnapped by i the SLA Feb 4 s Los Angeles Coroner Thomas Noguchi said four of the five Inside today HOMEMADE ANTIQUE AIRPLANE made by SIUC student Mike Murphy flies like a vision of the Wright Brothers Story by Jim Mich els and pictures by Tom Port er Page 22 CHESS CHAMPION JIM LAHVIC belives psychology courses help his game Story by Tom Agosti in todays tertainer Page 3A POLITICIANS FUN AND WORK are rarely found pr apart on Springfield scene Story by Bud Farrar Page 23 IVORY CROCKETT visits Carbondale Pages 912 MURPHYSBORO GIRL en joys track Page 11 SIUC BASEBALL team wins two Page 9 SALUKI CAGE schedule announced Page 9 Index Ann Landers Bridge Business Byline BG Classified Crossword Editorials Family Living Finance Records Sports Television details map 2A 2 3135 9A 2730 5 14 11 6A i i victims had been identified as suspected members of the SLA He said the fifth victim a woman had not been identified but definitely was not Miss Hearst E x t e nsive comparative studies have excluded Miss Patricia Hearst as the one white female victim who remains unidentified he said He said that in addition to DeFreeze other victims were Nancy ling Perry Patricia Mizmoon Soltysik and Wil liam Wolfe DeFreeze a 30yearold black alsoknown as General Field Marshal Cinque was the recognized leaderspokesman of the terrorist group Mrs Perry 26 white was a former Barry Goldwater for President campaign worker turned English literature major at Berkeley topless blackjack dealer arid finally revolu tionary She was considered the theoretician of theSLA and was believed to have many of its manifestos Miss Soltysik 29 was believed to be a coleader of the group Wolfe 23 the son of a Pennsyl vania anesthesiologist became a political activist while study ing at BerkeleyThey white Patricia Hearst not among victims of shootout though Ironically their deaths were not triggered by overt rebellion against the government which they said they wanted to over throw by armed revolution but by a simple case of common thievery the shoplifting of a jpair of49rcent socks i The petty theft at a sporting goods store in nearby Inglewood Thursday touched off one of Californias 1a r g e s t e ve r manhunts ending 24 hours later with 500 heavily armed police men and FBI agents laying siege to a yellow stucco house in south Los Angeles William Taylor Harris 29 his wife Emily 27 and an uniden tified woman had been sought after the shootout at the sporting goods store Thursday A police spokesman said there were no solid leads as to the whereabouts of the Harrises Were working on that in formation we have which at this point is rather sketchy he said Miss Hearst also is being sought by authorities on a federal warrant naming her as a material witness to an SLA bank robbery in San Francisco last month She was filmed during the robbery holding a rifle but it was not known if she was ac ting under duress Four others photographed in the h6ldup DeFreeze Mrs Perry Miss Soltysik and Camilla Hall were charged with bank robbery Police said Christine Johnson 24 who lived in the house used by the SLA members for their Hideout Friday was booked Saturday for investigation of harboring and concealing the five She was being held under guard at a hospital because shes bur only connection to the people who were in there said police information officer Rudy Valencia He said she told officers that Miss Hearst had visited the house but Valencia said We cant go by what she said because there were discrepan cies in her story Rockford 111 AP U S Senator Adlai E Stevenson and his Republican challenger George F Burditt accused each other Saturday of not understanding the causes of soaring inflation as they met in a freewheeling joint television appearance Stevenson also accused Burditt a former state representative from LaGrange of not characterizing honestly the senators stands on the issues The meeting was the first m a series of debates scheduled tobe carried on stations across the state Both men bypassed the Watergate scandal as much as possible focusing on economic issues in the hourlong discussion Stevenson declared that high petroleum prices are causing the nations skyrocketing infla tion He advocated controls on fuel costs at the wellhead The principal cause of infla tion increased costs of energy Miss Illinois wins Miss USA Niagara Falls NY AP Miss Illinois Karen Morrison a tall blueeyed blonde was named Miss U S A for 1974 Saturday night The winner from St Charles HI squealed with delight as her name was announced as the winner over four other finalists in a field of 51 The runnerup was Miss New York Barbara Cooper Second was Miss Wisconsin Mary Cook ripples out throughout the entire economy Stevenson said People feel it at the gas pump in Rockford but they do not necessarily feel it at the supermarket Burditt said the main cause of inflation is overspending by the federal governmernt Federal expenditures do not match federal income he said He attacked a pet bill of Stevensons that would establish economic checks on oil com panies and allow the federal government to develop oil fields Youre saying the free enterprise system and the law of supply and demand are out moded Burditt charged Stevenson replied icily Its so easy to make those glib cliches ring There is no law of supply and demand working here This oil is an essential commodity and they can charge any price they want to On Watergate Burditt repeatedly sidestepped questions from the panel on whether he repudiates President Nixon as leader of the Republican Par ty He was also asked if he thinks the current administration is the sleaziest in history Highs today 85 to 90 with southerly winds at 10 to 15 miles an hour this afternoon and tonight Monday variable cloudiness warm and humid with temperatures in the high 80s ERROR Burditt said if transcripts from White House conversations of past administrations were available the public might be hard put to choose the sleaziest I absolutely dont condone the Watergate scandals1 Burditt said I simply refuse to prejudge For me to say anything in any waywould be to indicate a prejudgement Stevenson said he has not read the White House transcripts and does not want to because he might have to sit in judgment of Nixon at an impeachment trial Man with gun Its lust one of our men Carbondale police breathed a sigh of relief about pm Satinday after respond ing to a call about a man reported to be carrying a gun in Penneys department store The suspect turned out be one of their own plain clothes police officers He was wearing the pun under his coat while on duty according to a police spokesman Lyle Hutteger a security officer at Penny s called the police after the man was ob served apparently shopping in the store Four police car crews including a lieutenant in plainclothes responded to the complaint Hutteger Bajdavmr jne was really the oukc come of the situation Should be   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication