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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - August 11, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Carbendale 710 N Illinois Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herrln 212 N 16th So Volume 18830e a Copy Five Sections Comics Family Weekly Tab era Illlnoisan Hrrln Dally Joiirnil Wurphyibar ImMptmitnt SUNDAY AUGUST 11 1974 Ford keeps Nixon cabinet New York Times News Service And Associated Press Washington President Ford asked all members of former President Nixons cabinet as well as all heads of government agencies Saturday to stay on in his ad ministration in the name of continuity and stability I believe that is what the country wants he said at a meeting of the full Cabinet this morning In a busy first full day as President Ford met with the National Security Council which bis transition team which will oversee the change of ad ministrations as well as with the Cabinet With Ford looking on Robert T Kartmann took the oath Saturday as presidential counselor with Cabinet rank Hartmann onetime chief of the Washington bureau of the Losj Angeles Times and a Ford aide since 1966 was sworn in by John J Ratchford executive clerk ol the White House at a ceremony in Fords office Earlier in the day Ford an nounced that John 0 Marsh Jr a former Democratic House member from Virginia and a Agency heads asked to stay for continuity stability News in brief Turks ask new Cyprus setup Geneva Switzerland AP Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots demanded on Saturday new political setup for Cyprus giving Turkish Cyppriots nearly onethird of the island Turkish Foreign Minister Turan Gunes and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash also told the Cyprus peace con feren e they no longer recognize the legality of the Cyprus constitution which unites Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots in a single nation without ethnic boundaries The new setup would con centrate the islands 120000 Turkish Cypriots in 30 per cent of the territory leaving the 520000 Greek Cypriots to share the rest Each region would be selfrulirg with a central government exercising control only over defense foreign af fairs and fiscal policy Israelis clash with Arabs By the Associated Press An Israeli gunboat clashed with Arab guerrillas Saturday as warnings of a new Middle East war were voiced in Lebanon and Israel Meanwhile Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin said he expects no change in US policy toward Israel and the Middle East but warned that Russia might press President Ford to test his message to Rabin Ford said his administration is com mitteed to the longrange sup economic well being The US President promises to meet all the commitments undertaken by the United States toward Israel the message said member of the vice presidential staff also would become a Cabinetrank counselor Press Secretary Jerald F terHorst said Hartmann Marsh would not have specialized responsibilities but would carry out whatever assignments the President cares to give them At a White House news brief ing Saturday afternoon the new press secretary J F terHorsl indicated that Ford has asked the cabinet as a group to stay on indefinitely The President told the Cabinet members he did not want any pro forma resignations but would meet with each Cabinet officer in dividually This suggested that the new President would make no sweeping changes in the cabinet and other high government posts but would conduct a slow highly selective process of replacing the officials who served Nixon Judging by terHorsts report Ford lost no time im impressing on the Cabinet that he would have his own style of running the executive branch He told the Cabinet according to terHorst that he expected them to come in fopr business but not for chitchatting He also asked each member of the Cabinet to be af firmative in their relations with the press terHorst said The confusion and unsettling effects of the sudden transfer of power from Nixon to Ford were still apparent Saturday At one point for example terHorst said President Nixon when he clearly meant President Ford In a security booth at one White House gate a picture of Mr and Mrs Ford and their children with the names of each clearly written by hand hung on a wall marked do not remove The security guards were not going to be embarrassed by failing to recognize a member of the new first family The Fords are not planning to move to the White House from their home in Alexandria Va until the latter part of next week terHorst said It takes time to clean he drapes he said in answer to a question about why it would take so long I On his first full day in office I Ford was up before six in the i morning to go for a swim in his pool which is heated so that he can swim most of the year He fixed himself a breakfast of melon English muffin and tea and reporters waiting outside his home saw him open the front door and come out in his blue pajamas to pick up the morning r soaper it wasnt there lerHorst reported the Ford family would attend church this morning at Immanuel on the Hill an Episcopalian church in Alexandria where Mrs Ford once taught Sunday school and to which the family has been going for many years Ford asks Russians assured VP ideas from GOP Juan chairs Spain meeting C New York Times Washington of more dialogue New York Times News Service And Associated Press Washington President Ford has sent a personal message to Leonid I President Ford asked for vice1 Brezhnev the Soviet Communist presidential suggestions Satur1 Party leader saying that he in day from Republicans in Congress in governors offices Podgorny sent a telegram to Ford expressing confidence that the two countries would the interests of universal peace cooperate in strengthening and international security Podgornys telegram came and on his committee partys national c New York Times Madrid While Generalissimo Fran cisco Franco sat in his garden nursing an ailing leg Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon the ac ting chief of state and true king cf Spain presided over his first cabinet meeting Friday It was H days since Franco emerged from the hospital after a threeweek bout with phlebitis and thrombossis that became critical July 19 when internal bleeding occurred On that day the 81yearold leader turned over power to the man he has designated to succeed him He ihas yet to take the power back He has asked that preferences be listed in onetwothree order I sealed in envelopes for his eyes only and delivered to the White House by next Wednesday J F terHorst the White House press secretary who made the announcement Satur day said Ford would also con suit the Democratic leaders in Congress House speaker Carl Albert of Oklahoma and Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield i oi i v icauci jfjitfe r uugui nj s icitgi tends to maintain the top level j shortly after US Ambassador dialogue begun by Richard M Walter Stoessel met with Nixon in 1971 administration Kremlin leaders and relayed the woman to test driver Mary Whittenberg of 1203 position by Secretary of State N Bridge St Carbondale has Michael J Hewlett Aug 1 As an examiner she will be administering full drivers been named the first woman drivers license examiner in Southern Illinois tests both road and inside at the Carbondale Drivers officials said Saturday Brezhnev since he does not hold any key government posts would not routinely receive the kind of messages sent out in the past day to heads of state such as Soviet 1 e 11 e r from Ford to Brezhnev Ford also assured the North Atlantic Treaty Organization that his administration will give the allianceits Lunswerving On the midway Philip MacMillan Ward sits atop the shoulders of his father Philip Ward of Mount Vernon III through the Illinois State as they stroll midway of the Fair in Spring field AP Wirephoto support The message was r VTi among many Ford sent to determination to continue Podgorny reaffirming the main lines of American foreign policy But because of the special relationship built bup between Nixon and Brezhnev in the past Maioruy keauei i t of Montana as well as his Hree years Secretary of State personal staff and advisers j Henry A Kissinger advsed before making his choice I sending a note to Brezhnev as She was appointed to the Exam Station Chaplins son marries Montreux Switzerland AP Charlie Chaplins 21yearold Eugene married a Swiss girl Eugene and the bride Sandra Guignard20 were married in a halfhour ceremony in the JUil LL It Kafirdav in a ceremony witi medieval chapel of the small y l tn Aiintflnnlinrl tVlic Ford offered no specifications for the job that he occupied for 8 months and 3 days before suc ceeding to the presidency Fri day I have not heard any qualifications specified with respect to geography politics or ideological coloration terHorst said In outlining a consultation process that could involve as many as 300 or more ballots terHorst emphasized that Ford retained the ultimate power of decision Im sure the President is not well The Russian leadership voiced deep satisfaction with Fords declaration that he will continue working toward Soviet American detente The Soviet news agency Tass reported that President Nikolai foreign governments since he was inaugurated on Friday Three Chineselanguage Communist newspapers in Hong Kong said the Ford administra tion is expected to continue the Nixon policy of expanding rela tions with China The I newspapers often reflect Pek I ings thinking In Saigon the South Viet namese government said it was confident the Ford administra tion will continue the Vietnam policy which has been pursued by five US presidents Events halted by rain at Illinois State Fair on the basis of the n votes The balloting however another gesture at the sort st of Casual cap One might think Timothy J DaRosa majored in fishing Southern Illinois University Carbondale to judge by his cap but actually he took his degree in the administra tion 9t justice DeReu one of more than 1700 stu dents to receive degrees Fri day at the SIUC graduation ceremonies DaRosa Is the son of Mr A Mrs Edmund Da Rosa of Carbondale Photo by Tom Porter openness Ford has emphasized in his first days in office and it also creates an interval for bis own deliberation Ford told congressional leaders Friday he would send them a nomination President may seek Congress budget aid c New York Times budgetcutting process Washington j Under the normal procedure President Ford has told topi both Congress and the White assistants that he wants to try a House would have a say in any Springfield 111 AP Rain turned the Illinois State Fairgrounds into a quagmire Saturday forcing mayors from throughout the state who had gathered for special events to nieet downtown Fairgoers huddled under um breallas or dashed through puddles between tents and buildings Many persons fashioned raincoats out of plastic garbage bags sold for 50 cents each by enterprising ven dors The tractor pull event which was halted Friday because of the rain was cancelled Satur day Fair officials said it would be rescheduled this fall Activities planned for Mayors Day including a cocktail hour entertainment and dinner were moved from a tent I on the lawn of the Agriculture I King has been counting on I D 11 d I such innovations as beer on sale Director Williams Robert house Pu on the fairgrounds to downtown hotel About 800 mayors and other local government officials were expected events for the days State Fair Manager Paul King remained optimistic however for the first time in 20 years bingo and special state lottery drawings to push total at tendance past last years mark of 662859 King also hopes to reduce the fairs annual deficit of about million Rain also dampened displays that the rain would not ruin the consjjucted in a tent by several fair although the National Weather Service predicted more rain through today Fair attendance on opening day Friday swelled by 28000 state employes admitted free was was 71795 compared with 71346 a year ago and 62605 in 1972 A total of 38368 were admitted free Friday compared with 26568 in 1973 and 22674 in 1972 state agencies So much rain water accumulated on the tent roof that the canvas was slit to prevent the structures total collapse Several exhibits were ruined by water pouring through the slit Midway rides closed down and many concession stands were shut during downpours but nearnormal activity resumed 1 between showers within abut 10 days terHorst said Ford would use essentially the same procedure President Nixon did in choos ing him to succeed former Vice President Spiro T Agnew Yet other Republicans have been recalling this week that Nixon having solicited advice on the Agnew vacancy went ahead and nominated Ford before many suggestions could have been weighed and by one widely published account Nixon chose Ford largely on the advise of this then counsellor Melvin R Laord an old Ford ally who remains a central figure in the vicepresidential discussion Laird the Secretary of Defense in the first Nixon term adn a member of the House before that has been mentioned as a vicep residential new approach to an old problem that both he and former Presi dent Nixon believe is one of the most urgent facing the nation reducing government expen ditures in the interests of com batting inflation What would be new would not be the amount to be cut from the budget but rather the method of deciding where the spending cuts are to be made Ford would like to select the programs for reduction in cooperation with Congress or some of its key committees right from the outset of the budget reductions but the President would first propose his comprehensive list of budgetary actions and then Congress would act on them At his meeting Friday with the governments top economic policymakers his first meeting j as President policy issues memos on how he should go about the budgetcutting pro cess The memos due Monday morning are supposed to deal with how to bring Congress into the spendingreduction process at an early stage Immunity legislation sought on substantive Ford asked for Knight papers say Aides threatened to quit on tapes Philadelphia AP I branch Three of former President said the Knight story 3S a wv possibility himself But he has Nixons top aides privately let it be known all week that he threatened to resign if Nixon did iob should go to I not release transcripts of taped J i Un ClIO thinks the Nelson A Rockefeller the former New York governor who again Saturday was the central figure in speculation and sparr ing among Republican politi cians Conservative Republicans in Congress led by Sen Jesse A Helms of North Carolina have rallied behind Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona as one means of countering the Rockefeller boomlet conversations in which he sug cested a Watergate coverup Knight Newspapers Inc said Staff Alexander M Haig presidential lawyers J The copyright story appeared V1 1 reieaseu r and Fred Buzhardt and James D St Clair met Monday in the Oval Office and told Nixon they and the en1 tire Watergate legal staff would quit if the tapes were not Washington AP Two Georgia congressmen have introduced legislation calling for immunity from pro secution for Nixon The nonbinding measures in troduced Friday by Reps Dawson Mathis and William Stuckey both DGa were referred to the House Judiciary Committee They would express the sense of Congress that Nixon not be prosecuted for any of fense whether state or federal allegedlycommitted when he was in office as President of the United States A similar reslution was in troduced in the Senate Thursday by Sen Edward W Brooke R Mass However he said later he j would not press for its approval because of Nixons failure to make a confession of wrongdoj ing in his resignation speech j Thursday night The New White House press secretary Jerry ter Horst sug gested Friday that President Ford was not likely to Grant Nixon a pardon terHorst said that Ford had apparently stated his position on the matter last fall during the Senate hearings into his nomination as vice President when he was a House member He said then that the public probably would not stand for such a pardon Nixons prospects for escaping criminal prosecution thus re mained in doubt with the office of the special Watergate pro secution saying only that a decision on whether or not to prosecute had not yet been made SUNNY Inside today in Knight newspapers including Sunday editions of the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Detroit Free Press It wag based on information from members of Congress White House officials and others in executive The three tapes made six days after the Watergate breakin and released Monday showed Nixon instructed aide H R Haldeman to try and block the investigation of the June 17 1872 Watergate breakin Partly sunny very warm and humid today Chance of thunderstorms High 83 to 88 Tonight partly cloudy chance of showers and thunder storms Low 68 to 73 Monday partly sunny very warm and humid High B5 to 90 South to southwest winds 8 to 15 miles per hour today The chance of measurable percipi tation is 40 percent today and tonight AREA TEACHERS explore creative ways of teaching the ABCs during summer school at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Story on Page 17 by Kathie Pratt ENROLLMENT NUMBERS game overplayed retiring SIUC admissions dean says Story on Page 24 by Marta Ladd EXMURPHYSBORO resi dent chooses to return to area as a doctor in Christopher Story on Page 33 by Barb Leebens SIUC freshman gridders re port Friday Story on Page 9 by Larry Odell LEE TREVINO leads PGA Page 10 WIDEOPEN PREP grid races forecast by area coach es Story by Jimmy Dean on Page 11 INDEX Ann Landers 6A 6A Business 3334 Byline BG 2 Classified 2528 Crossword 11A Editorials 32 Family Living 1719 Finance 353B Records 5 Sports Television 7A12A Weather details man
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