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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 22, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICI Murphysboro Htrrln 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16ft Southern oisan Volume 12No 17115e Copy 2 PflM J taMMorteCirbend1 Oilly Joumil Murphyrtero In MONDAY JULY 22 MM LIBRARY LS NEWSPAPERS BOX 789 DECATURt ILL 62525 Walker vetoes 518 million in fund ings totaled million in welfare Chicago AP Gov Daniel Walker vetoed today million in ap propriations for the current fis cal year More vetoes were expected later this week he said Some of the big money bills passed in the spring session of the General Assembly have yet to be acted on They include the school aid formula mental health children and family services and public health The legislature appropriated billion in the spring session almost a billion dollars above the billion originally re quested by Walker The governor also gave his approval of a 5 per cent increase for public aid recipients and a pay increase for state employes under his juris diction Last year the governor vetoed billion in appropriations passed by the General Assem bly The legislators had passed pay raises of a month for state employes At a news conference an nouncing the vetoes Walker continued his running battle with Republican legislative leaders contending they engag ed in monumental overspending and left a shambles of wrecked programs Among the biggest slashes were for supplemental freeways million local school con struction million governing boards of the colleges and uni versities million Despite the big cut for free ways Walker said all existing projects are going forward The reductions for highways is only for that amount of money which couldnt possibly have been spent this year anyway he said The million trimmed from the budget came from the outright veto of 16 bills mostly for minor amounts and reduc tions and line item vetoes in 70 measures Some of the major items Water Resource Manage ment Division reduced by million leaving a budget of million for river and dam proj ects an increase of million over last year Department of Conserva tion trimmed by million in tended for land acquisition and conservation leaving million for conservation capital proj ects an increase of mil lion Department of Transpor tation reductions totaled Lmillion including the amount trimmed for supplemental I freeways That leaves more than billion for the depart ment an increase of mil I Included in the amount cut jfrom transportation is million intended as subsidies for Downstate mass transit opera tions The reduction left mil lion for this program approving the 5 per cent million in welfare in creases Walkers action trim med this to million In responding to a question i the governor acknowledged that he might be criticized for re ducing this item i But he said Illinois is now I fourth highest among the states in public aid payments Also the governor said in de fense of action nobody is caching up with inflation not just recipient ssusr The legislature had passed toes Cyprus fighting still is reported By the Associated Press Secretary General Kurt Waldheim told the United Na tions Security Council today that fighting is still going on in Cyprus after the deadline for a ceasefire that had been ac cepted by Greece and Tur kcv Waldheim said Turkish planes had bombarded the Nicosia air port after the truce deadline and that a British soldier was wounded by a bomb that hit a U N installation One high U N official said the raid occurred about an hour Ceasefire deadline passes in after the started truce was to have Life is sweet Life is sweet because of the friends we have made and the things which in com mon we share Rep Ken neth J Gray soon to retire quoted in a poem to over 5000 spectators at a rally in his honor in his home town West Frankfort Sunday The crowd turned put in near100 degree heat to eat chicken and hear the tribute to the 20year congressional veteran the heat drove many away before Gray spoke at the end of a twohour band stand program Story and ad ditional pictures on page 3 Photo by Tom Porter Chief GOP counsel Attorney fired proimpeachment Washington AP The proimpeachment stance taken by attorney Albert Jenner has cost him his job as the chief Republican counsel on the House Judiciary Committee two GOP congressmen say Reps Robert McClory of Illi nois and Charles E Wiggins of arguments before the committee in favor of impeaching Presi dent Nixon McClory and Wig gins said Jenner will be shifted1 to an associate committee counsel working directly under o on ABCTVs Issues and bers unanimously have decided Answers that deputy minority counsel He has taken a strong posi tion proimpeachment entirely in line with the Democratic leadership and it seems to me that he has to serve that posi Sam Garrison will take over Jenners position Jenner had said Friday e Democratic chief counsel John Dears strong lion Judiciary committee Coverage debated The Washington AP House action shortly before the House Judiciary Comi committee meets this after mittee is preparing to vote on proposal also whether its historic impeach1 mit coverage of the rai ment debate should be televis1 peachment debate cd The debate begins Wednesj At an earlier closed session day and could last into committee will receive a week brief of arguments against im peachment presented by Sam Garrison newly designated by the Republican committee members as their minority In another development the Greek Cypriot radio claimed that a hotel was bombed by the Turks and 21 foreign tourists killed The location of the hotel was not given in the broadcast but it was believed to be in southern Cyprus There was no confirmation of the bombing and it was not known whether the reported in cident occurred after the truce deadline Three hours before the dead line Turkey was reported flying in fresh troops and two hours later the armed forces general staff in Ankara indicated that some posttruce bombing might occur At the 5 pm 10 pm EDT deadline monitors in Beirut Lebanon heard the Green Cypriot radio broadcast orders for the Greek Cypriote to stop shooting Earlier in the day both Greece and Turkey announced their forces on Cyprus would observe the United Nationssponsored ceasefire And in London For eign Secretary James Callaghan announced the two conutries have agreed to meet with Brit ain in Geneva to discuss a new Cyprus peace settlement The Turkish general staff in Americans evacuated Washington AP The Pentagon today ordered the Navy to start immediate evacuation of about 350 U S citizens from Cyprus Pentagon spokesman Jerry W Friedheim said the U S ci vilians would be flown during the remaining daylight hours by helicopter to the amphibious carrier Inchon standing some 20 miles offshore The American civilians were taken to a British base at Dhe kelia on the south coast of Cyp rus which they reached Sunday in a road convoy from Nicosia the Cypriote capital spondents said Turkish jets were bombing and strafing Greek Cypriot positions as both sides fought to improve their positions South of Kyrenia Greek Cypriot artillery shells burst along the top of mountains Ankara claimed Greek Cypriots where Turkish troops had dug were slaughtering Turkish ypriots in the areas of Paphos the western part of the island and in Lefka in the north The General Staff said that unless this stopped the Turkish Air Force would bomb the areas leavily At U N headquarters in New York officials in contact with the United Nations peacekeeping orce on Cyprus said they had received no reports of con inued fighting after the cease ire deadline The officials declined how ever to make any official an nouncement that the ceasefire lad become effective An Associated Press dispatch from Nicosia received just before the 10 am deadline re ported that massive Turkish re inforcements had been landed on the beaches of northern AP photographer Paul Roque returned to Nicosia from Kyrenia with the report that he saw two Turkish destroyers bombarding the port city Turkey announced at about am EDT that it had agreed to the ceasefire and the Greek military junta announced its agreement about two hours later Bodies are removed from hospital bombed by Turkish Maceri Sledge charged with kidnaping Escapees caught in Nashville By Joseph Arimond Of The Southern Illinoisan Two Franklin County jail escapees who allegedly began uu uie ucouica ui j escapees WHO ailegeuiy uegan Cyprus today It reported that a spree of fcidnapings in Car paratroopers were brought in by at least 12 Turkish C47s and at least 30 helicopters ferried troops from landing vessels The dispatch went through Greek Cypriot censorship before being transmitted and it did not say what time the rein forcements had arrived Associated Press correspond ent Holger Jernsen reported from the northern port of Kyrenia 45 miles from Turkey and 10 miles from Nicosia that heavy fighting was going on three hours before the ceasefire was to begin Jensen who was later cap tured by the Turks along with two other American corre COOLER bondale Saturday were appre hended in Nashville Tenn when they tried to enter a city park that was closed for the night The two men identified as Richard Maceri 24 ofValier and Ricky Sledge 20 of Flora were taken into custody at am today by the Nash ville Metropolitan Police A Federal Bureau of Investi gation FBI spokesman in Nashville said the two men drove a stolen car into a park in Nashville and were followed by uniformed police who at tempted to stop them and tell them the park was closed The two men fled but were stopped later by police The men are accused of kid naping Phyllis Jean T e b e r baugh 17 of Madisonville Ky when they drove through a small Kentucky town called Nebo the FBI agent in Nash ville said Miss Teberbaugh was found lying on the floor of the car in the back unharmed the agent said An FBI agent in Indiana polis said the alleged kidnap ing spree to Nashville began in Carbondale late Saturday night when Mr and Mrs John B Crafton of Rt 5 Carbondale were abducted from their rural mobile home at gunpoint The Craftons re fused to discuss the incident today Exsenator was 73 Wayne Morse dies Partly cloudy and cooler to night with low in the upper 60s Continued cloudy Tuesday with high in mid to upper 80s INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Farm Records Sports Weather details map 15 4 7 Portland Ore AP Former Sen Wayne Morse one of the first members of Congress to speak out againstU S involvement in Vietnam died today at the age of 73 Death cut short his second at tempt at a political comeback since losing his Senate seat in 1968 Hospital officials said Morse had been suffering from a uri nary tract infection They said he died of kidney and heart fail ure Morse was ousted by Repub 7 lican Sen Bob Packwood who claimed a narrow margin of victory Four years later Morse then 71 was beaten handily in a race against Sen Mark 0 Hatfield ROre Two months ago Morse again won the Democratic senatorial nomination and the right to challenge Packwood by de feating state Senate President Jason Boe 44 in Oregons pri mary election Morse known for his unpopu lar views and unwillingness to compromise on issues was one The two men are accused of taking the Craftons to the Evansville Ind area using the Crafton family car Near Chandler a town east of Evansville the two men tied the Craftons to s tree Later the couple freed themselves and hailed a pass ing truck The truck driver while transporting the Craftons to local police in Chandler spot ted an offduty Indiana State trooper on the highway and flagged him down The trooper took the Craf tons to his home where FBI agents in Evansville were notified An FBI agent in Evansville said the two men are accus ed of kidnaping Jo Ann Bruce 32 of in an Evans ville shopping center parking lot shortly before noon Sun day The two men allegedly stole her car and drove it to Nashville Miss Bruce was released un harmed in Corydon Ky the FBI said Charges of kidnaping were issued today against the two men by the FBI in Indiana and Tennessee A third kid kidnaping charge by federal authorities in Illinois is pend ing Maceri and Sledge escaped July 14 from the Franklin County jail after they over powered a guard Maceri was being held in the jail pending a hearing to determine his competency to stand trial on charges of kid COmpruiIllse un lasucn of the first members of Congress napmg rape deviate sexual to oppose U S involvement in mur Vietnam assault and attempted mur der Sledge was being held on charges of theft and reckless conduct stemming from his capture in Franklin County after he escaped May 10 from the Jefferson County jail in Mt Vernon The two men were not seen after their escape from the Franklin County jail until Thursday when they allegedly assaulted an Christopher cou ple stole their car and drove to Carbondale Southern Illinois University at Carbondale security police saw the stolen car on South Wall street near East Grand avenue and a chase ensued The car was overturned and subsequently abandoned in the Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge east of Carbondale While police maintained an allnight vigil in the refuge Maceri and Sledge allegedly burglarized the Carbondale Gun Club and the home of Raymond Bigler both located at Rt 8 Carbondale about two miles west of the area where police were looking for the men Cigarettes candy bars a walkie talkie and a bunting bow and arrows were reported stolen from the gun club own er John McGowan of Carter ville said A 22caliber semiautomatic rifle was taken from Biglers house along with about in cash The hunting bow and four arrows were found in the basement of the Bigler home Jackson County Sheriffs dep uties said The 22caliber rifle was found in the Crafton car A change in House rules would be needed to allow the television cameras into committee ses sions and a resolution proposing the change is scheduled for frQ ITI penitentiary flOnOf Marion walkaways sought i counsel Against Reinecke One charge out Washington AP One of the two perjury counts against California Lt Gov Ed Reinecke was dismissed todav by U S iDstrict Court Judge Harrington D Parker But Parker denied a defense motion to grant a judgment of acquittal on a second count as the defense prepared to begin its case today The count dismissed at the request of defense attorney James E Cox alleged that Reinecke testified falsely to the Senate Judiciary Committee two years go when he said he had no way of knowing whether former Atty Gen John N Mitchell knew of a financial commitment by a subsidiary of International Telephone Telegraph Corp Edward Bergdorff Eddie Wright The Federal Bureau of In vestigation and Williamson County Sheriffs deputies were searching rural roads about four miles north of Marion near White Ash today after two escapees from the Marion Federal Penitentiary were re ported seen walking along Illinois 37 in that area The two men sentenced to gether walked away together Sunday from the minimum cu stody work camp at the pri son Missing at the 10 pm in mate count were Edward Wayne Bergdorff and Eddie Wright both of Lafayette Tenn who were each sentenc ed to a year and a day on May 30 in US district court in Western Kentucky Bergdorff is 27 years old 5 feet 6 inches tall 125 pounds white brown hair brown eyes tattoos on both arms and hands Wright is 34 years old 6 feet 1 inch tall 175 poundsj white brown hair blue eyes with Mary tattooed on hi chest and a heart on his right wrist Both men were wearing khaki shirts and trousers and work shoes The two men walked away from the camp sometime bet ween the sundown count and the 10 pm count John Henry public relations official said Wright was a food service worker and Bergdorff a gen eral utilities worker at the camp The camp is outside the maximum security compound Inmates in that camp land scape maintain roads and grounds operate the power plant assist administrators and operate the camp facility The men were sentenced for violation of the gun control act of 1968 Wright was sen tenced for possession of a fire arm by a convicted felon and Bergdorff for transporting firearms across interstate lines The two men would have gone before the parole board in August ERROR Should be Whiteash   

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