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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE Murphysboro 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N Volume a Copy Two 4JB Pagti Duty THURSDAY MAY 30 1974 Murphyitar Logan College resigns Thomas E Deem By Of The Southern Illinoisan Thomas E Deem president of John A Logan College at Carterville since August 1973 has announced that he will submit his resignation to the board at its meeting next Tuesday In a letter to the press to day Deem referred to aTues day executive meeting of the board during which personnel matters were discussed Realizing after the meet ing that there is a lack of mutual trust and confidence between the majority of the board and me I plan to sub mit my resignation to t h e board at the June 4 meeting to be effectiveat the end of my contract year he said Deems contract will be up Julyi Deem is the third Logan administrator to resign this month Robert E Tarvin college vice president announced on May 14 that he will resign effective June 30 after turning down the boards offer of a contract He came to Logan College in 1973 as dean of baccalaureateoriented educa tion Norman K Myers dean of continuing education resign ed onTuesday after four years at Logan College to take the presidency of Pratt Com munity Junior College Pratt Kan Jerome Alongi of Du Quoin board chairman from April to April 1974 said today thatDeems planned resigns tion is caused by a combine ation of little things that ac cumulated in a years time Don Raines of Carbondale new board chairman said that he feels that Deems resigna tion will be in the best in terest of the college I think our schools need to have less input and more output When administrators try to please everyone it gets he said Charter board member Clif ford Batteau of Elkville said that many of the board mem bers lack an understanding of and respect for the admin istrative process at the col lege Many of them board members do not put any trust in the top administrator and constantly try to override his recommendations Batteau said adding that the situa tion had been growing worse in the past three years Paul Mclnturff Logan fac ulty member and newly elect ed president of the Logan chapter of the Illinois Educa tion association said he had not received official word un til this morning of Deems resignation Deem mentions the basic problem between the majority of the board and himself and this is where the problem lies Perhaps he has the ultimata goal of theinstitution in mind and believes his resignation is for the best Mclnturff said Deem was unavailable for comment this morning N Washington AP The House Judiciary Com mittee today warned President Nixon he may be providing grounds for impeachment by refusing to honor committee subpoenas for Watergate tapes By a vote of 28 to 10 it au thorized the sending of aletter to Nixon stating that his refusal will be weighed by the commit tee when it votes on whether to recommend his impeachment In meeting their constitu tional responsibility the letter says committee members will be free to consider whether your refusal warrant the drawing of adverse inferences concerning the substance of the material and whether your refusals in and of themselves constitute a ground for impeachment An earlier draft had said members would be obliged to draw such an inference but it Judiciary Committee says refusal to honor subpoenas may be impeachment grounds The letter was a response to Nixons letter of May 22 saying no further Watergate material would be provided The committee voted 29 to 9 against a motion from Rep John Conyers DMich to report to the House immediately an ings on article of impeachment based privilege by President Nixon He upon Nixons failure to obey the said it is up to Nixon whether or mt the tapes should be turned committee had subpoenaed Onwhich involves dozens of alle that occasion the committee gallons in several different merely sent Nixon a fourline areas has been presented he letter saying he had not com1 fore expressing any judg plied with the subpoena I ments Meanwhile Nixons lawyer James D St Clair said the committees impeachment case does not amount to much but some committee members dis said he was legally agreed Wednesday powerless to meet the request Very few because the tape of the four have this ta conversations two on June 20 available sari Rep Charles 1972 and the others from June 30 and Sept 15 of the same year have this kind of evidence available said Rep Charles Range DN Y a former fed eral prosecutorafter the com subpoenas Conyers said that if the com mittee did not take strong action immediately this could set a precedent that would enable fu ture presidents similarly to defy requests for evidence in im was softened at the suggestion I peachment proceeedings WT T of Rep Md Lawrence Hogan Rj In a related developmentU Eight Republicans joined with 20 Democrats in approving the r ter which was signed by Chairman Peter Rodino DN J S District Judge John J Sirica today refused to turn over tapes of four White House conversa tions sought by the Judiciary Committee for its impeachment inquiry over to the committee In his May 22 letter Nixon based his refusal to supply 11 tapes subpoenaed by the com mittee on the grounds that it would lead to process of quests The committee responsev is considerably stronger than a never ending continuing re 30anasepl is 01 uiesamc jcai were delivered to him for nilmittee wound up prehmi claims of executive nary presentation of Watergate evidence Wednesday The committee will move next week into new areas in its in quiry and will vote today on opening some of next weeks hearings to the public Both Democrats and Republi cans in separate party caucuses earlier this week decided to support a request by the panels chief counsel for approval of a new subpoena at the today Chairman Peter W Rodino Jr DN J said at a news briefing that he hopes members Also at the news briefing special counsel John M Doar disclosed that proposed articles of impeachment were being prepared by the staff but he warned against drawing con clusions about the activity He saidthe work was being done so the material would be ready if the committee decides it is needed Reaction to the evidence pre sented so far generally Mowed party lines with Democrats viewing it as damaging to Nixon and Republicans regarding it Carl Kupferer of Murphysboro participates in ceremony photo by James Leick Sgytherv Illinois observes ifssetbnd Memorial Day letter sent last Nixon released month edited after tran scripts of Watergate tions in place of the tapes the will wait until the entire case St Clair warns of unjudicial haste1 Washington AP White House lawyer James D St Clair told the Supreme Court today that bypassing the U S Court of Appeals in the matter of the Watergate tapes documents would result in l haste and and he said he would documents subpoened by Spe Prosecutor Leon Jaworski for Judicial inspection raises the most Last Friday St Clair appeal fundamental issues of the alloed the judges order to the Cir cation of power among the three Cation 01 puwei cuuuug r j LU branches of the federal governafterward Jaworski asked the jment it is more important that Supreme Court to take the ap il be decided wisely than that t peal directly skipping the ap be decided hurriedly St Clair peals court said in a bref submitted to the high court U S District Judge John J Sirica ruled May 20 that Presi1 juuge wilialu ucocil dent Nixon must give tapes andj Njxon to state in writing u by today he understands plumbers case aaginst former presidential as sistants may be dismissed if subpoenaed notes and files are not provided A White House spokesman said Nixons response to Gesell will be delivered to the judges chambers and that it will be up On Tuesday he court asked i to Gesell to decide whether to St Clair to respond by today I make it public If Nixon refuses to turn over cuit Court of Appeals Shortly Tn another tapes case U Sjthe evidence sought by the de Judge Gerhard Gesell fendants in the plumbers case new ammunition would be pro vided to the House Judiciary Committee in its impeachment inquiry The defendants in that case include former presidential aides John D Ehrlichman and Charles W Colson who say they needfiles left behind in the White House Ehrlichman Colson and three others are accused of violating the civil rights of Daniel Ells bergs psychiatrist Dr Lewis Fielding Fieldings office was broken into in 1971 in an ac knowledged search for infor mation about Ellsberg the former defense analyst who leaked the Pentagon papers to the press At a pretrial hearing last Fri day Nixon lawyer James D St Southern Illinois second Memorial Day was celebrated today Those who did not get Mon day first celebration designated by federal law were off today to coincide with the state holiday Most area schools were clos ed today Most courthouses and city offices were also closed today State government offices were to be closed both today and Friday Federal offices which ob served the holiday Monday were open today A small crowd gathered at 9 am at Woodlawn Cemetery in Carbondale for a brief Me morial Day service Mayor Neal Eckert was master of ceremonies Colors were advanced by the ROTC unit of Southern Illinois Uni versity at Carbondale and the American Legion Members of the American Legion raised a flag ii honor of Civil War soldiers and children from the day nursery of Lantana Baptist Church placed a wreath on the grave of the unknown soldier Council Hans Fischer read General Order No 11 issued the judge from his determined effort to obtain the notes of meetings sought by Colson and Ebrlichman a nationwide obser vance of Memorial Day Wreaths also were placed on the graves of Daniel H Brush and Asgill Conner Co founders of Carbondale and Lt Gov Alexander Jenkins who was in office from 1832 to 1834 under Gov Joseph Duncan John I Wright former mayor of Carbondale gave a brief history of Woodlawn Cemetery About 200 persons heard John Dawes of the Marion Veterans of Foreign Wars op pose amnesty for 40000 desert ers of the Vietnam War in Memorial services for veter ans at Marion today Dawes said no nation can long survive if young men can choose whether or not willfight in a war He said the deserters deserve equal justice under the law He said Memorial Day is not what is used to be par ades are smaller crowds are smaller and memorials at ce meteries are not well attend ed Marion Mayor Robert But ler said in a fastchanging world some things still en dure our dedication to pay homage to those who have gone before Lana Norris who lost two sons in service and Alice Du fault were honored as Gold Star Mothers A program washeld at Mur physboro city cemetery on North 14th street at 10 am Participating units included BOX 789 Arab oil tax hike hinted Vienna AP The chief executive officer of the Cartel which handles Sdper cent of global oil exports said today his organization might hike oil taxes ratherthan prices when a freeze expires July Abderrahman Khene secre tarygeneral of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coun tries OPEC said that members might decide to step up their income by increase taxation to reapthe windfall profits of the Western oil com panies In an exclusive interview he made clear OPEC expected the oil companies to absorb this and not make their customers pay for it by boosting oil prices Not long ago the oil com panies wete making a profit of about 50 cents per barrel of crude oil while starting in the last months they were making or more he said OPEC which includes the Persian Gulf producers decided here March 16 to extend the freeze of oil prices until July 1 stating they were giving indus trialized countries a chance to control thek galloping infla tion The socalled posted price for Persian crude oil at the time was The government take from it by the producing coun tries was about The posted price is a tax ref erence price on which OPEC countries base their taxes and royalties The actual market price the petroleum companies have been getting for oil has been hovering around a bar rel Experts see no new oil embargo Washington API Americas help in negotiating the IsraeliSyrian troop disen gagement virtually eliminates the possibility of another Arab oil embargo a U S energy ex pert says This agreement removes the major impediment to good re lations between the United States and the Arabs John Wilhelm director of producer country affairs in the Federal Energy Office said Wednes Paul Stout Post 127 and Eu gene Jones Post 936 of the American Legion and Veter ans of Foreign Wars Post 7190 and auxiliary units Members of the VFW Post 1567 in Herein fired 21gun salutes at Herrin area ceme teries The salute began at 3am today at the Dough Boy monument at the Herrin day City Park Wilhelms statement capped a In Johnston City the Busi day of good energy news for the country The federal chief said electric ness and Professional Wo mens Club sponsored a me morial service at am today in the Johnston City Memorialpark Commemorative wreaths were placed at the memorial monument The Rev Ray mond the Rev Jesse Aikins officiated Most businesses in Johnston City West Frankfort Benton Christopher Sesser Thomp sonville and Herrin were clos ed today A memorial service in West Frankfort was held at 11 sum at the veterans me morial monument on Main Street by the C andEI Rail road The VFW Unit 5764 Ameri can Legion and the Disabled American Veterans participat edin the ceremony The Zeigler American Le gion held a memorial service at am today at the American Legion monument on the Zeiglercircle energy utilities should have enough fuel to avoid power problems this summer and it was reported that for the first time this year there are no gasoline shortages at the end of the month STORMY Tonight chance of showers or heavy thunderstorms low in upper 60s or lower 70s Friday high in upper 70s or lower 80s showers or thunder storms likely INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map 1923 27 45 2324 1516 24 Mideast accords to stress ceasefire Rendleman the target John S Rendleman presi dent of Southern Illinois Uni versify at Edwardsvllle a vol unter target at a water bal loon booth grins as one of the SIUE students scores a direct hit The scene was the recent Springiest on cam pus Rendleman took the wat ery attacks in goodstride and the booth did a booming busi ness during Ms stint as target AP Wirtphoto c Washington StarNews The disengagement agreement between Syria and Israel de tailed today by Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger upon arrival in Egypt calls for scru pulous observance of the cease fire from the moment it is sign ed Friday All wounded prisoners are to beexchanged within 24 hours of the signing ceremony in Geneva The agreement also sets out a precise timetable for carrying out disengagement steps The text of the agreement was disclosed aboard Kissingers plane as the secretary flew to Cairo from Israel to report Egyptian President Anwar el Sadat oh the agreement before returning night to Washington to A detailed map of the separa tion of forces lines for the Golan Heights also was releaseiby the State Department The agreement provides that a combined Egyptian Israeli Syrian working1 group under the aegis of the United Nations begin work within 24 hours on a plan for carrying out the disen gagement The joint working group is to complete this plan and a final delineation of the new military map of the region within five days Disengagement is to begin within 24 hours of completion of this task which would be no later than next Friday and the process is to be completed within 20 days after physical disengagement is begun Essentially this means a withdrawal by Israeli forces fromtheir forward positions to new lines to the rear of where they now are dug in While wounded Israeli and1 Syrian prisoners of war are to be repatriated by Saturday the remaining prisoners will not be exchanged until after the military working group com pletes its first task on Wednes day The bodies of dead soldiers on either side are to be returned within 10 days of the signing of the agreement The accord released by Kis singer did not spell out the number of troops tanks and guns or their range and caliber that Israel and Syria may keep in the restricted areas adjacent to the U N buffer zone A senior U S official said during Kissingers flight to Cairo that these details are stipulated in one of the secret protocols that the U S has concluded with each side The agreement overall re quires thatIsraelgive up 325 square miles of Syrian territory captured in both the 1967 and 1973 wars The document also stipulates that this agreement isnot a peace agreement It is a step toward a just and durable peace on the basis of Security Council Resolution 338 dated Oct 22 1973 The wording appeared in tended to satisfy a Syrian de mand that the disengagement agreement be only a step toward pact incorporate written guar antees against Palestinian ter rorist infiltrators In exchange for the crucial concession Israel reportedly got an American pledge in a pro tocol that Israeli retaliation against terrorist attacks would be understood in Washington interpreted to mean the U S would veto any Security Council resolutions condemning possible Israeli reprisal raids A senior U S official said the broader Israeli withdrawal protocols that win remain un called for in Resolution 338 I publicized will be submitted to Thus the first disengagement agreement has no automatic connection with later phases for readjustment of the frontiers or the future homeland sought by the Palestinians The breakthrough in reaching agreement came when Israel dropped its insistence that the the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Kissuiger nearly called off the neogiations three times during 13 shuttle missions he made be tween Jerusalem and Damascus because the agreement seemed hopelessly out of reach a senior official disclosed   

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