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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 25, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE 710 N Illinois Murphysbaro 1113 Walnut Herrln 212 N Utb 82No 17415e a Copy outhern Dltnoisan luectuor to Carbonds Fnt Herrln Journal Murphysboro Indtptndtnt THURSDAY JULY 251974 010175 W LIBRARY LS BOX 789 fcECAIUR ILL 62525 Combineddistrict integration out Washington AP In a decision likely to have strong impact on future school desegregation the Supreme Court today threw out a cross district school integration plan for Detroit and 52 suburban dis tricts The court ruled 5 to 4 that the late U S District Judge Stephen Roth erred in ordering a deseg regation plan embracing both Detroit and its suburban dis tricts and ordered the lower court to devise a desegregation plan for Detroit only The court said multidistrict integration plans may be im posed only where there is a fin Supreme Court rules out plan ordered for Defroff area not to attempt to resolve the i Burger speaking for the court very difficult racial problems by I said federal courts may not im legal and rational means said i pose multidistrict desegregation Dr Cornelius L Golightly I plans where there is no finding president of the Detroit school board By doing so it means that minorities must go the route of ding that all districts involved j buttressing their positions by j i 1 any necessary economic and political resources to bring about change said Golightly who is black Detroit School Supt Charles Wolfe said the action adds di rectly to the difficulty of the situation This means more failed to operate integrated failed to operate integrated school systems The Supreme Court said there was no evidence that the Detroitarea suburban districts were not integrated Were delighted We feel its a tremendous victory for us said Dr Eugene Spencer su perintendent of the Clawson time more decions more to do Following todays that all the school districts in cluded had failed to operate in tegrated school systems Justice Thurgood Marshall the only black member of the court dissented saying We deal here with the right oi all of our children whatever their race to an equal start in life and to an equal opportunity to reach their full potential as citizens Those children who have been denied that right in the past deserve better than to the decision could affect schools in Louisville and Jefferson County Ky which were or dered by a federal judge Tues day to merge in order to achieva better racial balance It will have more indirect af fects in many other cities Roths decision had called for busing of pupils in a three county areas around Detroit It was appelaed by Michigan offi cials and by suburban school districts but not by the Detroit district wnich is about 64 per cent black The same question came be fore the Supreme Court last year in a case arising in Rich mond The court deadlocked 44 In the Richmond case with Lewis Powell a former member of the Richmond school board abstaining A district court order for crossdistricting busing in the Richmond area was overturned by a federal appeals court UCI u I tCiiUCil v ifi me wiiv J116 IVWMJ u u district and president of the 1 which wound up its business for i Also dissenting were Justices r it ML UL J HNH mi ft of wJilltaiw 1 suburban Detroit school districts the current term the court ad association see fencestoown up to deny I tie vote by the Supreme Court decision I them that right in the future had the effect of upholding appeals court order barring crossdistrict busing in the journed until Oct 7 in n Peter W Rodino left chairman of House Judiciary Committee and Rep Edward Hutehinson ranking minority member confer before opening of debate AP Wirephoto The Supreme Court elected i Chief Justice Warren E William 0 Douglas William J Brennan and Byron R White Besides its impact in Detroit Walker No surprise in debate Washington AP Reaching the halfway mark in series of formal opening statements the House Judiciary Committee heard more mem bers today declare their posi tions on the impeachment of President Nixon with no sur prises in the emerging line up A Republican pleaded for fairness to Nixon a Democrat urged his ouster for open and notorious defiance of the a Republican considered a key swing vote merely listed his tests for an impeachable of fense and undecided Democrat said he was still undecided As the committee recessed for lunch on its second day of de bate there was no indication of change in any members antici pated vote Exactly half of the panels 38 members had spoken funding Republican urges fairness Democrat urges impeachment 1 Chairman Peter W Rodino Jrs schedule for the 38member committee calls for concluding Gov Daniel Walker today an general debate tonight and nounced he has approved moving onto actual consitl billion to fully fund the school eration of articles of impeach aid for elementary and second ment Friday That schedule arv education suffered a slight setback last Walker said the money will night when a bomb scare forced increase state support of edu House fight likely Senate votes curb on busing nute delay cation from 37 per cent to 435 charged the President was re sponsible for wholesale viola tion of the constitutional rights of citizens Wiggins was the first of 27 committee members remaining to make opening statements in Wiggins of California declared Nixon is entitled to a pre sumption of innocence The second speaker Demo cratic Rep John Conyers of Michigan countered that Nixon must be removed from office to restore to our government the proper balance of constitu tional power and serve notice to all future presidents that such abuse of conduct never be tolerated At specific issue was a twoHouse of Representatives must j peachment on two broad The threat telephoned to thp per cent of the education Capital switchboard forced Ro The amount is a cut from the dino to empty the packed room billion appropriated by while police searched fruitlessly the legislature Walker said this for a bomb Later after Rodino amount is based on new figures had recessed the proceedings for which show a lower enrollment the night and the hearing room and that if the billion is not had almost emptied a second enough to fully fund the schools to opening bLaLeiiieriLo HI aim VOL y the debate on a proposed two1 bomb threat was received article recommendation of imAgain nothing was found peachment If the committee approves impeachment in a vote expected this weekend then the full Mass calling for Nixons im the legislature The most explosive item in the Walker asked the legislature room was a resolution offered i March to provide only about by Rep Harold D Donohue billion in school a The epic debate is expected to culminate in voting this week end that would send the peachment question to article resolution of impeachj decide whether to send matter on to the Senate ment charging Nixon with ob struction of justice and otter trial the for House of Representatives for a vote on whether Nixon should stand trial in the Senate for Watergate and other charged offenses Opening the second round of tne nationally televised colloquy Republican Rep Charles E the I abuses of the presidency The committee was believed eluding contempt of Congress Not since 1868 when Andrew Johnson was exonerated by the had any such effort to remove a President gotten so far Conyers one of the outspoken Nixon critics on the committee likely to vote impeachment though the margin of such s vote remains to be determin ed The committee opened its historic debate Wednesday night before a nationwide television and radio audience tides one based on the Water gate coverup and the other charging him with abusing his powers of office The proposed articles still subject to refinements were drafted after daylong negotia tions between proimpeachment Democrats and seven fencesit ting four Republi cans and three Southern Demo i crats million less than were entitled to the distribution schools under m Washington AP A Senate approved compro mise that would limit busing for school desegregation faces a tough fight in the House which is insisting on stronger curbs We will stand firm Rep Joe D Waggoner DLa a busing opponents said iy after the Senate agreed 81 to 15 to accept the compromise written into a billion education bill The legislation is expected to be brought up in the House early next week At that time Waggoner will seek to have the bill sent back to conference with the Senate with instructions to Richmond area but did not es tablish any precedent Inmates hold JO fiosfages Huntsville Tex AP Prison officials began moving The compromise accepted by tear gas equipment today into a the Senate would allow busing I state prison unit where armed 1 beyond the secondclosest school to his home past the secondclosest school ifj a court considers it necessary to protect the rights of minority children The 8115 vote did not reflect the Senates true feeling on busing Only 15 minutes before that vote senators rejected 55 42 an attempt to send the bill back to conference with in structions to accept the House provisions Although President Nixon was threatened to kill 10 strongly opposed to the original insist on the House antibusing Senate bill whose busing curbs i were strengthened in the corn language Monday the House by a 261 122 vote reaffirmed its position that no pupil should be bused promise he has not spoken publicly about the compro mise hostages W J Estelle Jr director of the Texas Department of Cor rections said the situation was stable and negotiations are going on by telephone He re fused comment about the equipment An armed takeover of a third floor library was led by Fred Gomez Carrasco prisoner serving a life sentence Prison information director Ron Taylor when asked about reports of shooting said no one had been shot and killed But when asked if no one had been shot he responded Im not saying that Asks judge to give Nixon deadline Jaworski asks quick compliance i Herrin Legion Post is run by exWAC Washington AP Special Prosecutor Leon worski asked U S District Judge John J Sirica today to order President Nixon to turn over within the next two to 10 days the 64 Watergate tapes and documents the Supreme Court said Nixon must surrender In a motion submitted to Si rica Jaworski presented a pro posed time schedule for compli ance with Wednesdays historic Supreme Court order Jaworski said failure to comly the Jaworski motion ply quickly would prevent the j ed start of the Watergate coverup j Presidential attorney James trial Sept 9 for which Jaworski St Clair in announcing Nixons sought the tapes as evidence j decision Wednesday night to The motion noted that 33 of the 64 conversations appar ently have been reviewed by the President and perhaps other White House personnel It submits that no valid reason why the tapes of these 33 conversations should not be de livered to the court immediate comply with the historic high turned over Nixon announced his decision to comply with the ruling in all respects in a statement issued through St Clair at the Western White House in San Clemente courtdirective said a time Calif eight hours after the consuming process was needed court issued its 80 ruling Wed to prepare the tapes arid related nesday materials A Jaworski spokesman said the special prosecutors office believes the 33 tapes and docu ments are virtually ready to be Liquor purchase probe continues WARMER A special Jackson County Grand Jury reconvened this morning in Murphysboro to rehash about 14 hours of testi mony into alleged irregulari ties in liquor purchases at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale States Atty Howard Hood said the jury planned to sur vey testimony this morning He said some decision might be made early this after noon Hood said he could not com ment directly on testimony or witnesses but said the jury has spent about 14 hours on this case Hood said no more witness es were scheduled before the grand jury today Former SIUC President David Derge was identified as one of the witnesses before the grand jury Wednesday af ternoon Hood declined to identify Derge as a witness Former Vice President Da nilo Orescanir was identified as a witness before the grand jury last week Chance of thunderstorms to night with low 66 to 72 Con tinued warm and humid Fri day through Monday with highs in mid 80s to low 90s and lows in low 60s to low 70S INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family Living Records Sports Weather details map McClory Railsback concerned c New York Times Washington Two senior Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee who have not announced their posi tions on impeachment said Wednesday night they were seriously concerned about many of the allegations against Presi dent Nixon Iteither Rep Robert McClory nor Rep Tom Railsback both from Illinois specifically de clared that he would vote for impeachment But in their statements in the opening de bate of the committees final deliberations both indicated that they would do so Both Railsback and MeClory 1517 seemed drawn and tired as they 23 made their statements 27 4 2324 By Don Fnwt Of The Southern Winoisan An exWAC from Herrin now gives the marching ord ers to 200 men Mary McClelland is the new commander of American Leg ion Post 645 in Herrin I dont think it will be a problem Commander Mc Clelland said Its a novelty I believe Ill get more co operation The men seem en thused Mrs McClelland said she is the only woman post com mander in Southern Illinois although there are a couple more in the northern part of the state She also is the only woman in the Herrin post She served in the Womens Army Corps on a twoyear enlistment and was honorably discharged in 1952 She has been a member of the Ameri can Legion since 1955 Mrs McClelland also is the bartender at the Rome Club in Herrin and business agent for the Bartenders Union Lo cal 123 of Herrin She was installed as com mander July 9 I thought they were kid ding me when they said they were going to make me their next commander she said Mrs McClelland said her goals for the oneyear term will be to increase member ship make the Legion more active in the community and to get construction of t new club facility started Club Legionnaire at US W Monroe St recently sold because offinancial dif ficulties The money from that Irani action will be used to con struct a new building on Leg ionowned property on Bast Madison street Mrs McClel land said Construction should begin late next spring she said Mrs McClelland said plans are now in the preliminary stage and she does not know what the cost of the new build ing will be But the Legion membership roll is low she said There are currently 210 members in the Herrin post Mrs McClelland said but there should be 900 Mrs McClelland replaces Brooks High as commander High was installed as chap lain Other officers installed at the July 9 meeting are Charles Duvall senior vice command er Lester Burke junior vice commander Bernie Monroe Legion liaison at the Marion Veterans Hospitaj Charles Vansaghi adjutant Mike Car naghi finance officer George Jones sergeant at arms Carl R Vansaghi historian and Joe DelTEra veteran and rehabilitation Persons interested in joining the Legion may call 9423325 Mrs McClelland said Cpmmandw Mary McCltllanrf   

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