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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - May 24, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                IK i v PUBOCATION OFFICE Carbondilt Murphysboro Hirrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16lfa Volume 32No 123lOe a Copy Raiders find no Patty Los Angeles AP Police searching for Patricia Hearst conducted a predawn raid on a Hollywood home startling two women who were said to match descriptions of Miss Hearst and Symbionese Liberation Army fugitive Emily Harris Two sleepy women in pajamas emerged as a force of 50 to 60 police leveled shotguns and tear gas rifles at the house but police Sgt Gene Ingram saidthe women had no connection with jthe terrorist SLA He said police had acted on an anonymous tip and that one of the women matched a rough description of Mrs Harris who is being sought along with her husband William and the newspaper heiress Meanwhile in San Francisco the parents of Miss Hearst are said to be outraged by the com ments of law officers who in the past week have said the young heiress is an armed and dangerous fugitive Cecil Poole a former US at torney who met with Randolph and Catherine Hearst Thursday said the parents of 20yearold Patricia were furious about the excessive statements of law en forcement personnel particularly statements by the Los Angeles district at torney Poole said he agreed with the Hearsts that the flood of pre judicial charges ought to be stopped and said that to con tinue them might increase the chances that Miss Hearst who was kidnaped more than 3Vfc months ago would not sur render She was a young girl who was kidnaped said Poole of Patricia Something happened to her and now they are calling her a fugitive on the run SI UC keeps tournament hopes alive Junior pitcher Ron Hodges and sophomore third baseman Jim Locascio starred today as Southern Illinois University at Carbondate remained alive in NCAA District Four baseball play at Minneapolis 61 over Cincinnati Hodges won his ninth game in 10 decisions as he scattered five hits and got the most of his hitting help from Locascio who enjoyed his first fourhit day as a collegian The win meant that the Salu kis must come back for a late afternoon game with the loser of the 1 pm MinnesotaMiami of Ohio contest The winner of the Miami Minnesota game will then play todays final game victor in the tournament title game Saturday at 1 pm For details of Thursdays 94 Saluki loss to Minnesota see page 11 Southern 113 010 14 2 Cincinnati 000 000 5 1 Hodges and Herbst Burman Penno 6th and Curley WP Hodges LP Burman 92 010175 BOX 789 Mlbr IB Clrbomlili Prtsi Hvrlii Mllr Journil Murphyibon Indiptiriul FRIDAY MAY 241974 Miss Rend Lake for 1974KaKiy Harriss of Fairfield PhotobyflonyPorter Kaf fry Harriss of f airfield crowned Miss Rend Lake Kathy Harriss of Fairfield was named Miss Rend Lake for 1974 Thursday night win ning and the opportun ity to represent Southern Il linois at the Illinois State Fair in August Miss Harriss of Mrs Mary Ellen Harriss is a student at Mur ray State University in Ken tucky She is also Miss Fairfield 1973 Miss Wayne Electric Co operative 1973 Miss Illinois Electric Cooperative 1973 and Miss USA Rural Electrificaf tion 1974 Colleen Hillyard of Carmi 19 who won toe pageants swimsuit competition Tues day was chosen first runner up She was awarded The daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward Hillyard Miss Hdllyard has also won numer Index L Tonight partly cloudy low in SOs Saturday partly sun ny high in mid 70s Generally cool Sunday through Tuesday Highs in 70s lows in SOs Classified Religion Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weatherdetails map 1317 5 19 4 6 17 1112 17 ous beauty contest titles and is afinalist in the 1974 Miss Illinois Contest Miss Hillyard is it freshman at Eastern Illinois univer sity SueEllen Wolfe 20 daugh ter ofMr andMrs Hal Wolfe of Mt Vernon is second runnerup The Miss Congeniality title was awarded to Pamela Rae Gremmels She is1the 19year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Louis Gremmels of Du Quoin Shel received a trophy and a bond Julie Benns 4 daughter of Mr and Mrs Lyman Benns of Valier was chosen Littte Miss Rend LakeHer escort during the remaining Rend Lake Water Festival activities will be Michael Hutchcraft 4 son of Mr and Mrs Gary Hutchcraft of Macedonia who was voted Little Mister Rend Lake Both received bonds Judge vows to seek data AP US District Judge Gerhard A Gesellsaid today President Nixon lacked the authority to authorize the breakin at Daniel Ellsbergs psychiatrists office andthat Nixon gave no specific directivepermitting the break in Nixon gave no breakin directive judge says defendantsthe court will use jjj ucicnuaino LUI v m But toe judgegave permission the full range of sanctions to the five with Deluding f necessary tng case that will eluding two former top Nixon aides to seek material from the White House and indicated hemight dismiss the case if they didnt receive what was necessary for a fair trial Gesell said that if material evidence is suppressed after a specific demand from one of the receive a fair trial Gesell made that ruling shortly after denying a defense request for a charigeof venue or delay in the trial for at least a year Those decisions came about two hours before the judges firmdeadline for a White House responses to two subpoenas The defense had claimed massive publicity about the breakin at the office of Daniel Ellsbergs psychiatrist would prevent them from receiving a fair trial But in a pretrial hearing Gesell said There is no reason to believe that a jury cannot perform its traditional function and represent the community The defendants in the Ellsberg case include John D Ehrlich man and Charles W Colsdn formerly two of Nixons top aides Later today Judge Gesell was to get a White Houseresponse to two subpoenas for tapes in the case The subpoenas signed by Gesell request in part the White House papers left behind by Ehrlichman and Colson while theywere still presidential assistants Their attorneys say the evidence is needed if they are to receive a fair trial on charges that they violated the civil rights of Daniel Ellsbergs psychiatrist Dr Lewis Fielding Fieldings office was broken into in 1971 Trade surplus 8 million Washington AP Despite a 43 per cent increa se in petroleum imports the United States had a trade surplus of million during April the government reported today TheApril surplus followed a trade deficit in March of petroieum compared with US shows April gains despite oil import increase million the first deficit in nine months Both the quantity and cost of petroleum imports were up sharply during April reflecting Arab oil embargo and the much higher prices ttiat oilproducing nations a r e demanding The Commerce Department said the nation paid a record of billion in March Imports by quantity totaled 1925 million barrels up from 1611 million barrels in March The change from deficit to surplus in April was due largely to a big 73 per cent increase on the export side especially in toe machinery and transport equip bjllion in April for imports merit category which rose to ot mineral fuels almost all of in value The category Debt ceiling billheads for Senate Washington AP A national debt ceiling bill that scraped through theHouse by the narrowest possible margin is headed for a Senate that may try to turn it into a vehicle for massive tax cuts and reforms The bill to increase the Treasurys borrowing authority by billion to a total of billion was put to a House roll callThursday that ended 191 to 190 Speaker Carl Albert who votes only when the House is deadlocked cast the deciding ballot In the Senate advocates of tax cuts and taxreform have been waiting for an opportunity to attach their proposals to a Housepassed bill since the Senate is barred constitutionally from originating tax legisla tion includes aircraft and auto ports Total exports during the month were valued at more than surplus in three years of million last year but govern ment economists fear the higher cost of foreign oil will return the trade a deficit in 1974 Although the cost of petrolum imports continued to soar exupward last month other categories of imports dropped sharply including food and animals beverages and tobacco billion while imports were about billion anincrease of March The United States hadan overall trade surplus during the first four months of 1974 of million compared with a deficit of million during the same period last year and manufactured goods Besides a big increase in ex port of machinery and transport equipment food andanimal ex ports also rose during toe month to nearly billion The figures in the Commerce Departments trade report are adjusted for seasonal variations One nation had its first trade but not for price changes s cant evidence lawyers say Washington AP The House Judiciary Com mittee has been advised by its two top lawyers that it cant rely on WhiteHouseedited transcripts in its impeachment inquiry Errors omissions and dele tions in the 46 conversations released Ami 30 by President Nixon make them unsatisafac tory as evidence say chief counsel John Doar and Albert Jenner the chief minority counsel They told the committee Thursday there absolute need to get the tapes of the conversations if the im peachment verdict is tobe bas ed on the best evidence White House lawyer James D St Clair termed the criticism gratuitous in toeextreme St Clair noted that President Nixon had offered to let the case if all relevant material is not provided And in st another tapes chairman and ranking Republican on toe committee to toe tapes to verify toeir accuracy a procedure toat has been rejected by Chairman Peter W Rodino Jr DNJ Nixon spurned a committee subpoena for 11 Watergate tapes had Wednesday and said he would Uf Comt of A j development the Senate Watergate committee was told it had not shown sufficient need for five White House tape not respond to any other sub poenasit may issue for Watergate material He turned over the transcripts in response to an earlier subpoena for tapes In another Watergate arena today was the deadline for White House response to subpoenas for papers left behind by two former Nixon aides when they still were working for the President US District Court Judge Gerhard Gesell has said he might have to throw out charges against the five defen dants in toe Ellsberg breakin to that decision Thursday in ruling against the committees 10month legal battle for the tapes In other Watergate develop ment Atty Gen William B Sax be told the Senate Judiciary Committee that special pro secutor Leon Jaworski will not be fired An Internal Revenue Service spokesman said IRS has declined to supply the House Judiciary Committee with in formation on Nixons tax returns Wouldnt you know it Now inflation has hit The Prom By Randall S Farrar Of The Southern Illinoisan Every spring high school juniors and seniors shed their bluejeans and don the finest for a gala even K dining and rnoPresc But like other thingsthese the cost of attending the juniorsenior prom is going up For the guy there isthe cost of renting a tuxedo buy ing flowers for his date and usually a meal for two at some classy restaurant For his date there is one major expense her formal But she may also want match ing shoes and a fancy Hairdo which could raise the price considerably T G Kirby of the Village Squire in Marion said most students renting from him spend to on their tuxe dos Shoes and shirts are ex tra Cams Mens Store in Car bondale has tuxedos for rent from to Saleswoman Ruth Altekruse said Most promgoers are ordering the most expensive tuxedos They want the newer styles Steve Goldsmith of Gold smiths Mens store in Car bondale said Its not that the price has gone up so much but its the kind of tuxedos theyre renting They want the real fancy brocaded ones and they cost more Vicki Hudgens of Lacy Flor ists in Marion said most boys order handheld nosegays for their dates Prices start at but most spend around she said Other Southern Illinois floristsmentioned a range of prices frorn for a simple corsage up to for a nosegay of carnations orchids Thougfl some proms provide mealsmost go out to dinner either before 6r jjfter thedance Many spend from on a meal for two Although toe boy usually picks up toe tab on prom night toe money his date spends on her formal may well equal or exceed his total expenditure A saleswoman at Ross of Murphysboro a w o m e ns clothing store said their prices on formals range from up Most girls spend or under she said Even if the girl or her moth er decides to make a formal toe price for material and a pattern usually range be tween and according to Gladys Bilyeu of Fashion Fabrics in Carbondale What does it alladd up to A bundle Catherine Ziegler junior class sponsor at Carterville Community High School said We figurethat for both the boy and the girl including tuxedo rental a formal and flowers it costr a total of between and The price wouloT be even higher with a meal m o s t is itCCarteWiHes was May Ziegler said We had turnout that toe didnt seem to prohibit many from going But Im sure some students couldnt go be cause of toe cost Carbondale CommunityHigh School is among toe last of toe area schools to hold its prom The dance will be Sat urday night in toe Southern Illinois University at Carbon dale student center Sophomore Dan Long who dates a senior said he was going to go but I found out its just too expensive The price of a tux has really gone up Rose Barrihgton a sopho more said she spent about on her prom dress She feels that a lot of people cant go because of the expense I knowa guy who spent to rent a thats ridiculous she said The cost is extremely pro hibitive for many people said CCHS juniorclass spon sor Jerry Pease But sophomore Sue Rising disagreed If you wanted to go youcpuld Most people get toe money from their par Reporter Randall Farrar adjusts tie trying on typical prom formal wear Photo by Tom Porter   

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