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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 7, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUILICATION OMICI Cwtemble Mvrphyibore Herrln 710 N Illlntto 1113 Walnut 212 N IMh 12No 1S830e a Copy 3 Comle Family Tabloid Supple toCirbeitdW Prwi Hrrln Dlly Journil Murphyboro lndtpndnt SUNDAY JULY 7 W4 ill face c New York Times Munich West Germany Secretary of State Henry Kissinger as he toured Western Europe Saturday was preparing for a majordebate when he gets home on the meaning of security in the nuclear age and on the value and risks of closer ties with the Soviet Union As details of the Moscow meeting between President Nixon and the Soviet leader Leonid I Brezhnev began to emerge Russia and America are presented as having arrived at a period of crucial decision In describing the debate that Kissinger has in mind a senior official traveling on his plane asserted that it was as impor tant ot future generations as the national debate in the 1950s about whether the arms race had to be faced and how to deal with it Kissinger believes the debate fcrrtry of Stat Henry Kinlngtr left talk with Wst Grman Chancellor HI mut Schmidt right in Muneh Saturday js iraportant b r once again a TISK tnac ine misconceptions of a generation e Kissinger prepares for talks on nuclear detente USUSSR ties on his return from Western European tour ago based on technology could dsistort and even ruin the goals of current American diplomacy the of ficials said If this should hap pen he addedthere would be great changes in the world and it would take at least 10 to 15 years to start the process of super power accommodation once again The official who asked not to be identified gave a summary of the way some agreement was reached in Moscow on how the negotiation He said that the US came with a proposal that was quickly rejected by the Russians If it had been accepted he said1 there would have been a dispute among various American leaders about the safety of such an agreement But the riskof a domestic argument never had to be faced he said because there was complete American agreement that the proposal was a max reached in MOSCOW on now me UWL U S and the Soviet Union might imum offer and that nothing less annroach he issue nf survival in would be acceptable to any Lfa the nuclear age and of I authorities This was an evident allusion to me dispute between Kissinger and Sen Henry Jackson D Wash about concessions to the Russians and to the strains between Kissinger and Defense Secretary James R Schlesinger who is backed by military leaders In his appeal for a widespread debate both within the US Government and in public the official stressed the need for a new understanding of how to judge nuclear superiority and military advantage between the Soviet Union and the US Early Saturday Kissinger briefed Pope Paul VI on the re cent AmericaSoviet summit talks in Moscow and discussed Middle East problems with the Pope during a 70minute au dience in the Vatican Satur day The future status of Jerusalem and proposals for the creation of a Palestinian state were major topics Vatican sources in dicated Colson White House aides above the law By Seymour M Hersh c New York Times Washington Charles W Colson in f reflective interview about his days as a White House tough guy has declared that he and other high level aides were con vinced that they were above reports he was not distressed by avoid White House control of the Presidents seemingly harsh the law while President Nixon working for Despite this he insisted dur tape recorded Ing a fourhour Interview last week On balance hes President Nixon done a tremendous job as President And he said he has no bombshells in his files that would provide the House Judiciary Committee with more evidence in the current im peachment proceedings Colson who has been ordered to begin a minimum oneyear prison term characterize on Monday the presidents releasp of the edited White House transcripts last May as one of the poorest exercises of political judgment Ive seen Again he insisted however that contrary to many published appraisal of his character that emerged from those transcripts Colson also discussed his negative public and press image characterizing himself as a vic tim of what he termed an almost irreversible mindset among the press corps If he did serve as a hatchet he said it was at the specific direction of the President Colson who was sentenced last month for his admitted in volvement in obstruction of justice against Dr Daniel Ellsberg smoked constantly during the interview and shark eda drink or two but otherwise seemed as much at ease as anyone could under the circumstances He talked animatedly about the misconception of authority and power among aides serving in the White House an urged as he has in other recent in terviews that consideration be given to setting up a permanent special prosecutors office to due process Inside the White House Colson said You had the feel ing that they cantr get at us because this is a tug of war between Congress and the Presidency The Justice Department they work for us he added So really you know that as long as you dont do something blatantly stupid nobody really is looking over your shoulder Ironically the former presidential aide said the one internal source for ethical guidance inside the White House was former counsel John W Plumbers seek trial financing Miami Bernard L Barker one of three defendants in the White House Plumbers trial said Saturday that his defense would be stronger if he had enough money to pay for it It isquite obvious Barker said If we had more monetary assistance ourattorney would able W do a better Barker Eugenio Martinez and G Gordon Liddy all three convicted Watergate burglars are on trial with former presidential aide John D Ehrlichman in Washington They are accused of con spiracy to violate the rights of Daniel Ellsbergs psychiatrist Dr Lewis J Fielding The pro secution rested its case and the defense began on Friday The trial continues on Monday New impeachment theory GOP should support Nixon New York Times News Service And Associated Press Washington A new theory of how best to deal with the political conun drum presented by bhe im peachment inquiry has begun to Unless evidence against president overwhelming Representatives was lormer cuuiiaci uvnu M LHOI Dean who emerged as Barker and Martinez said they Presidents chief attacker were in Miami to get a personal I think Dean tried very hard loan help the Watergate during the preWatergate period to see that everybody in the White House did toe the line Colson said But Deans concern added Colson personal Extended ethics only tn Keeping yourself personally clean is a fine idea he said but you have a public trust in terms nf what you do with the govern ment Defense Fund raise money to help pay their court costs Barker said he and Martinez owe a total of at least The committee has raised about but officials said they had only left We were able to make a personal loan of between tn HfflOtVll Ford party sate in Dallas heat not shots broke glass c New York Times Dallas The shattering of a window in i oolice car that was escorting Vice President Gerald R Ford Saturday set off reports that he had been fired upon by a sniper But the reports were later dis counted by officials Ford was on his way from the DallasFort Worth Regional Airport to downtown Dallas tc dedicate the New World Trade Center in the same complex of buildings President Kennedy was bound for when he was assassinated on Nov 22 1963 The incident today which resulted in a fistsize hole in the door window on the drivers side of the police car occurred in the suburban town of Irving just clamly delivered his speech A secret service source said that the escape of any possible SUUUrUcIl IUWII Ul 11x1115 JMTV r outside Dallas The car was the I sniper would have been cut off fifth in line behind the bullet proof limousine carrying Ford Within seconds scores of local policemen men from the texas Department of Public Safety and Secret Service Agents con verged on the scene Helicopters appeared overhead and police dogs were used No evidence of a sniper or a bullet was foundThere were no injuries The 10car motorcade never stopping proceeded to the dedication on schedule and Ford immediately Within one minute there were five1 law enforcement peo ple on the scene of the field where the trajectory would have had to originate the source said They just smothered the area as far as the question of any suspect getting away Ford called the incident a wild rumor an unfounded story in talking to newsmen after the speech Ford said that President Nix on had called him from Key Biscayne Fla us in Barker their said trip We to Miami wanted to we have cash with us when went back to Washington I gave my very last long ago This has been finan cial ruin for me said Barker Zeigler trailer barn burns A barn at Larrys Trailer Sales about one mile north of Zeigler on Illinois 149 was re ported burning but of control late Saturday night Fire departments from Her riJi Zeigler Royalton Christo pher and Valier were called about pm to fight the fire The barn reportedly is where the camping trailers and horse trailers are put together accord ing to a Zeigler police official The trailer sales firm is own briefly stated is 3 evidence against President Nixon is positively overwhelming as one member American people finally may get a clearer view of whether there is a case against President Nixon The committee remains in closed session this week to con put it Republicans aware of tinue questioning witnesses who their own political futures 1 include John W Dean III the would be well advised to support former White House counsel the President turned presidential accuser and Ren John J Rhodes of Herbert W Kalmbach once ArSa Republican leader Nixons personal attorney and has been one rf the principal political fundraiser proponents of this attitude he But the week of July 15 the acknowledged in an interview doors of the impeachment in thisweek I quiry are scheduled to swing For months now Republican i open for a public debate on House members have been whether there are grounds for ji fit 4Via will have on their own reelec tion prospects Would an anti Nixon vote alienate the Republican hard core Would a proNixon vote drive away the Independents who seemed to have deserted Republican can didates in most of this years special elections To the many of he Republican Representatives whose districts are such that they can survive only by winning all the Republican votes and substantial share there appeared to be no satisfactory answers Rhodes and some of his senior colleagues have concluded in effect that there is no use wor rying about the shortterm political impact and that membes would do well to con sider the longterm effect on their careers One ranking member who asked not to be identified com mented For some of our people theres no way ftat they can vote that will save their seats Theyre going to lose this time But there will be other years after Watergate and if they vote with the President the pros Independents and Democrats1 way a will be ready to give them of i another try if they dont no struggling with the political dilemma presented by the fact that all of them in all pro bability will have to vote on impeachment well before elec tion day in November After one more week of hear ing only the bits and pieces of impeachment evidence that leak from the closedsessions of the House Judiciary Committee the the impeachment of the Presi1 dent With the Democrats holding a decisive 21 to 17 majority on the Judiciary Committee predic tions are that it will recommend impeachment While considering the merits of the case Republican con gressmen have also had to think about what impact their votes In August Nixon may visit Japan Key Biscayne Fla AP AsPresident Nixon relaxed in Florida reports circulated Saturday about his next trip a possible excursion to Japan in August A White House spokesman said that plans for further overseas travel are not yet fixed but reaffirmed that Nixon expects to visit Japan sometime in 1974 I States And Nixon has an in vitation to visit Japan which he has said he will do this year Some White House sources con formed on Saturday that there has been discussion about a possible trip to Japan in August But publicly there was no such confirmation After trips to the Middle East and the Soviet Union in June the President came to Florida me iraucl ium 10 vwu Y j ed by Larry Flowers of Zeigler both visited Nixon in the United HiiCviaiic ui Japanese Prime Minister j for an extended fourday Fourth Kakuei Tanaka who was ing reelection Saturday and Japanese Emperor Hiohito have IH Hia TTnifcw Inflation may hike Pentagon budget c New York Times The White House and the Pentagon are headed toward a multibilliondollar decision and perhaps disagreement over whether this years record defense budget should be in creased still further because of inflation For the at least tne White House is determined to hold defense spending this fiscal year at the billion level set T II J1 January Roy L Ash director of the White Houses Office of Managemnt and Budget said this week in an interview we are sure the Defense Depart ment can live within this years budget unless world conditions change Ashs position was that the Defense Department could offset inflationary price increases and thus hold the line on its T at tne ayay DUUUU the Presidents budget to overall spending ad justing programs and possibly stretching out some of its con tracts Defense officials who was not aware in advance of Ashs holdtheline position said in an interview that the however that if the said Defense Department was Defense seriously it nowever inai n uie lyciwiwc owivwiBv Department were forced to might not be able to absorb swallow inflation as Peninflationary Increases within its tagon officials describe the existing budget White Houses budgetaryj McClarys suggestion was that nrescrintion it could mean to offset inflation and to ward 11 ftA JimJi Ann jvi reductions in the military establishment Terence E McClary the defense department controller off reductions in defense pro grams the Pentagon might have to ask Congress to supplement tbe military budget But Ash was firm in his posi tion that any supplementary appropriations for the defense department would not be at the price of raising overall defense spending Thus if the Defense Depart ment makes supplementary re quests in some areas such as for Increased pay Ash made it clear that he expected such in creases to be offset by economies in other defense ex penditures of July holiday rest stop In Dallas Vice President Gerald R Ford said he talked to President Nixon for about 10 minutes Ford said that theydiscussed Nixons recent phlebitis ailment which caused a blood clot in the Presidents leg and mat Nixon said he now felt great HUMID Today mostly sunny hot and humid Highs in the lower 90s Tonight partly cloudy warm and humid Low in the lower or middle 70s Monday mostly sunny hot and humid Highs in the lower or middle 90S Apparent kidnaping foiled at Vergennes An abduction of a 24yearold Vergennes woman was foiled early Saturday morning by a car passing by on the Elkville Blacktop four miles east of Ver gennes Jackson County police officials said The passengers of the car thought a rape was taking place and reported the incident to the Illinois Highway patrol The confusion allowed Sandra S Brewer of the Blumenstock Trailer Court near Vergennes to escape and report the inci dent to the Jackson County Sheriffs Office Details of the abduction were unclear Saturday but a woman supposedly knocked on Miss Brewers door at pm Sat urday and told her someone in her family was injured in an accident a police official said The woman apparently offered to drive Miss Brewer to the scene As the two women drove out of the trailer court they were stopped by a car with two per sons with pillow cases over their heads At this point a car drove up and apparently frightened the abductors Miss Brewer es caped Jackson County officials are holding Marsha Harris 25 of 533 Keyes St Du Quoin Glenda Sue Leslie 34 103 Monroe St Du Quoin and a juvenile in the Jackson County Jail on a charge of aggravated kidnapp ing Charges will be set Monday by Jackson County States At torney Howard Hood Bond will also be set at that time Inside today TERRARIUMS can be made in a number of different sized glass bowls jugs or plastic cubes Story by Kathie Pratt on Page 17 PANAMA CANAL was built with bricks made by the Mur physboro Brick Co Story on Page 24 MARION SAILOR recounts life of Riley Story by Wanda BarrasonPage24 JONES asks for area athletic support of SIUC Page9 BELLEVILLES J im my Conners joins his 19year old fiancee as champion at Wim bledon Page 9 WALT n AND WALT m return to Carbondale Page 9 LOU BROCK doesnt worry about the stolen base record of Maury Wills Doggin It Page 13 INDEX Ann Landers SA Bridg SA Business 3334 Bylint BG 2 Classified 2521 Crossword 6A Editorials 32 Family Living 1719 Finance J53I Records 5 Sports 4A11A Weather details map   

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