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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - August 14, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OPPICi 710 N IlllnoU Murpnysboro 1113 Walnut Hrrln 212 N 1Mb Volume 82No 19115c t Copy 2 Suppli them Dlinoisan Htrrto Miy WEDNESDAY AU8 14 010175 IN LIBRARY LslkffSPAFSaS BOX 789 DECATUR ILL 62525 Cyprus peace talks fail By the Associated Press The Turkish command reported its tankled troops captured a town eight miles from the Cypriot capital of Nicosia today and overran its military airstrip Turkish forces also drove south and east of Nicosia taking over the Greek Cypriot radio station in the southern part of the capital A Turkish announcer indicated the Nicosia airport also had fallen But later reports showed the airfield taken was the one at Tymbou eight miles southeast of Nicosia The radio gave the impression that the Turks were attempting to encircle Nicosia The broadcast came as heavy fighting broke out on the island following the breakdown of peace efforts and Greece an nounced withdrawal of its military forces from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization The announcement was made on the previously Greekcon trolled Cyprus Broadcasting Co station indicating the Turks captured it The station suddenly stopped broadcasting Greek Cypriot communiques and martial music and appealed in Greek for Greek Cypriots to sur render Greece cannot do anything for you the radio said Give yourself up to the Turkish Turks claim big gains by tankled troops forces It announced that T u r k i s h forces were advancing to the southeast and southwest of the city and said The Timbou and the airport areas previously held by the Greek forces have been captured All operations have been successfully carried out ac cording to plan the radio said Turkish planes armor and infantry blasted their way through Greek Cypriot lines on the island rocking Cyprus with heavy explosions and sending up huge columns of smoke from devastated buildings At least 41 persons were Ford faces first crisis as leader Washington AP Facing the first international crisis of his infant administra tiin President Ford conferred with Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger today on the new fighting in Cyprus and then meti with a veteran S o v i e diplomat The Oval Office session with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin was not announced in advance It followed an early morning White House meeting between Ford and Kissinger on I the latest crisis in Cyprus It was unclear however whether the Dobrynin meeting was linked to the Cyprus development The Soviet envoy was in his home country when Nixon resigned and Ford assumed the presidency and informants reported earlier in the week that he had returned with a personal message for Ford from Soviet Leader Leonid I Brezhnev Turning to economic pro blems the President also added a meeting with Sen Russell B Long DLa to his crowded schedule urging an at mosphere of selfsacrifice to help deal with inflation The President and Kissinger met earlier in the Oval Office in the wake of renewed fighting on Cyprus As he was leaving his Alex andria Va home this morning for the White House Ford told reporters he also had conferred Tuesday night by telephone with Kissinger on the latest developments in Cyprus On domestic matters a White House spokesman conceded for the first time that Ford may be growing attached to his new job and Ford served notice that he intends to be his own man in economies as well as politics White House Press Secretary Jerald F terHorst said Tuesday there would be a Ford pro gram to fight inflation with the firm imprimatur of the new President One of Fords economic pro posals was to be revealed today whe Budget Director Roy L Ash appears before the House Banking and Currency Com mittee to outline recommenda tions for an antiinflation agen cy TerHorst acknowledged that the economic policies that former President Richard M Nixon had announced only a month ago in a Los Angeles speech face possible revision or replacement Asked if these policies were under review and liable to change terHorst said That would be a fair statement The question came after reported that Ford had told a private meeting of lower level administration officials that inflation was the nations No 1 problem TerHorst said Ford told these aides that he did not expect to come up with any instance panaceas but at least there would be a Ford program Reminded that Ford had the same economic advisers who formulated Nixon policies terHorst said Ford has told them that the country has a new President who expects to have his own inputs and perhaps come up with some new ideas He thinks the country ex pects it of him terHorst said He thinks he has reason to believe that Congress would cooperate if he can offer pro grams that make sense on capitol Hill TerHorst also let slip another change in Ford ideas when he conceded that Fords previous no to a possible 1976 presidential candidacy is now a maybe This was a marked departure from the steady insistence since Ford was nominated as vice president last October that he was only interested in serving out the term and not becoming a presidential candidate in his own right two years from now Ford packed in another busy day Tuesday his second full day on the job meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff subcabinet level administration officials officials of the Federal Manpower Training Program and labor chieftan George Meany reported wounded to the first few hours of fighting including 28 patients in a mental hospital 12 members of the UN peackeeping force and one newsman The Greek radio claimed four Turkish planes were downed Turkey said it wanted to gain control of only a fair share of territory tor the Turkish Cypriots and not the whole island This was an apparent reference to the northern part of Cyprus Greece announced its withdrawal from military participation in NATO as a result of the onslaught and discussed the possibility of war with Turkey Witnesses in northern Greece reported new tanks on flat cars and trains moved through the night and early today in the direction of the Turkish border Representatives of the 15 NATO governments m e t urgently in Brussels and most of them told Greece they hoped withdrawal from the military organization would be only temporary a spokesman said In London Archbishop Makarios deposed president of Cyprus called on the worlds major powers to rescue the eastern Mediterranean island from what he called barbarous Turkish aggression What the Turks failed to achieve at the Geneva con ference by blackmail and gun boat diplomacy they are now attempting to get by brutal force the archbishop said He spoke less than 24 hours after Turkey walked out of the Geneva peace talks and the UN Security Council adopted a British resolution calling for a new Cyprus ceasefire and resumption of the con ference Air space over Turkey Greece and Cyprus was closed with the new outbreak of fighting on the ui island and telephone and telex its lines to Cyprus were cut off US threatens to cut off aid Washington AP The US government today warned Greece and Turkey that their military aid from the United States will be cut off if they go to war The United States is con vinced that only through a re turn to negotiations can an agreement be established which will serve to restore constitu tional government to Cyprus and peace and stability to the area said State Department i p o k e s m art Robert J McCloskey McCloskey former US am bassador to the island em phatically rejected suggestions that Washington was tilting toward Greece or Turkey He called such claims plain baloney At the same time McCloskey said Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger and other top US of ficials were not convinced that Greece had withdrawn from the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion We have not as yet formed a judgment as to the full extent of Greeces said Turkish forei9n ministar Turan G Walker replaces 5 Springfield AP Gov Daniel Walker announc ed a major reshuffling of his cabinet today Walker named James L Zenon Rossides Cypriot ambassador to uN Trainor 39 a former assistant to the mayor of Detroit as director of public aid replacing Joel Edelman Tuesday who resigned Fire marshals office planned in Marion buildings cafeteria 4caua j i Mary Lee Leahy 34 a Walker assistant was named director of Children and Family Services replacing Jerome Miller Walker i Tircirlr nn naU7 State Fire Marshal Bernard Sadowski said today that his office will establish a South ern Illinois branch in what is now the cafeteria of the Marion state regional office building The budget for the office is for this year Sado ski said though extra money might be diverted from the other two offices located in Chicago and Springfield The total budget for this year for the fire marshals offices is about million Sadowski came to Southern Illinois Monday and Tuesday to look over office sites He said space was offered at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale but he decided in favor of the Marion loca tion One secretary hag been hir ed to set the office up Sadow WARMER Index Tonight partly cloudy with low in upper 60s Partly sunny with high around 90 Thursday Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword 31 Editorials Family living Records 30 Sports 1718 Weather details map 30 ski said He said he hopes to move in a superintendent and an arson bureau in a few months The office which will oc cupy about 600 square feet will contain the regional files and the arson bureau and will serveas a center for hearings on violations deputies meet ing and training sessions for personnel Arson bureau personnel will cover the East St Louis area which now has a separate ar son bureau Sadowski said he doesnt know if there is going to be a substitute for the cafeteria They can sit at ourdesks to drink coffee he offered He credited Rep alph Dunn RDu Quoin who intro duced the amendment creat ing the office and Sen Gene Johns DMarion Dunn said he wished to give credit to Rep Norbert Springer R Chester for his help Insurance replacing Fred Mauck who also resigned Ronald E Stackler 35 an assistant director in the insur ance department was named director of the Department of Registration and Education succeeding Dean Barringer who resigned Peter A Kotsos 42 assistant director of registration andj education was picked as chairman of the Parole andj Pardon Board replacing Joseph saidTMmer would work on new J Longo named assistant state programs to prevent of the Department of juvenile delinquency Robert B Wilcox Chicago lawyer Law Enforcement aw jjiiiuiucuicm i Walker told a news conference no one was asked to quit businessman was namedj He said it was coincidence in i Department rfj a sense ftat all o changes 52 a and Home loan interest rate up Washington AP j Tht cost of buying a home particularly the crucial cost of borrowing money is pushing upward relentlessly Rising interest rates for home buyers were reflected Tuesday in the governments decision to raise the maximum allowable rate on federal insured home loans to a record 95 per cent The rate had been 9 per cent for just over two months The increase was twice the governments usual quarter of a percentage point adjust ment came at the same time This is a very ordinary thing to have happen in any ad ministration Walker said He denied that Edelman left the DPA in a dispute over budget cuts after heading the depart ment since June 1973 His letter of resignation handed Tuesday to Gov Daniel Walker said H ever I can be of personal service to you do not hesitate to call on me But according to informed sources Edelman was upset with Walkers veto of half of 10 per cent costoflivmg increase approved by the General Assembly for public aid Edelman also reportedly was unhappy with Walkers plans to Woman averts rape by driving off cliff take of the Public Aid Departments budget to help fund the new Governors Action Office That office replaces the Governors Office of Human Resources which the legislature tried to eliminate Last July Edelman and Walker were criticized when they announced a computerized crackdown on welfare cheat ers More criticism was aimed at Edelman when the state began a flatgrant system of welfare payments last October Edelman has offered to stay on through midSeptember but Walker can make the resigna tion effective any time Military fund cuts approved Los Angeles AP Speeding along a freeway with a wouldbe rapist sitting beside her a young woman deliberate ly drove her car down a 30foot embankment and the man hurtled through the windshield police say The man who had held a makeshift knife against her neck ran away bleeding from his injuries but was captured a few blocks away police said The woman a 23yearold resident of suburban Norwalk not identified further by police was hospitalized with mild con cussion and multiple cuts and scrapes Police said the woman picked up the man Tuesday at a stop light when he reminded her of the areas twodayold bus strike and told her he was late to work He told her to drive onto the San Gabriel River Freeway Once on it she speeded up to 63 miles per hour as he tore at her clothing she said So she drove the car off the embankment Police booked Steven Jess Lopez 19 of Whittier for vestigation of kidnaping Washington AP Two Senate units have voted to reduce militaff spending proposals despite President Fords warning Sen John L McClellan D Ark said Tuesday the defense appropriations subcommuttee hastrimmed billion from the Nixon administration re quest for military spending Meanwhile the Foreign Rela tions Committee approved a foreign aid authorization bill that would phase out over the next three years the main category of military assistance known as militarygrant aid Natural gas shortage may hit largeusers OPS warns By Joanne Wood Of The Southern Illinoisan A probable shortage of nat ural gas supplies to Southern Illinois could affect all large users during the coming year Officials of Central Illinois Public Service Co meeting on Monday in Marion with area businessmen and indus trialists said that growing shortages of natural gas might create service cutoffs to com panies with firm contracts for service as well as those on M interruptible service basis C L Greenwalt manager of the CIPS gas department in Springfield and C F Lo gan a CIPS vice president told the audience that a re cent Federal Power Commis sion ruling could make it fi nancially impossible for pipe line suppliers to purchase em ergency supplies to s u p p 1 e ment available stores of na tural gas Texas Eastern Pipeline Co a major CIPS natural gas sup plier for Southern Illinois ir one of those companies af fected by the FPC ruling Greenwalt said The two CIPS officials plac ed the blame for steady dwin dling of gas stores during the past years on a 1954 Su preme Court decision which gave iontrol of natural gas wellhei d prices to the FPC These artificial limitations say the CIPS officials have created an end to the econo mic law of supply and de mand Continued financial re straints they added h a v caused natural gas to become a cheap fuel with increas ingly high demand The number of wildcat wells drilled in new fields declined from 8709 wells in 1956to a low of 4462 in waltsaid Gas industry representa tives argued during he late 1950s and 1960s thatthe de creasing supply and increw ing demand on ool lision course he added Service to residences now using natural gas will not be affectedly the predicted shortage utility company of ficers say Industry and business rep resentatives at the meeting recalled that their service was interrupted from July 17 to Sept 1 in 1973 All use alternate fuel pro pane gas fuel oil or electric ity when natural gag an oft found alternate fuels were difficult and expensive to get for the Wi monthlong period last summer James Dawson plant engineer for Lustour Corp of Murphysboro said the com pany uses natural gas for heating and production We have alternate propane supplies to use in the newer plant but must keep the older production area supplied with gas on a firm contract he Mil Sam Easterly of Turco Man ufacturing Co Du Quoin said the company plans to Hue up dealers to supply the com panys if ser vice is stopped Turco is on allinterruptible service and uses propane gas during periods when natural gas service is stopped William H Wilson chief en gineer at tiie Veterans Hospi tal in Marion said that hos pitals alternate source of fuel oil ic available on notice The CIPS officials painted a glum picture of the situa tion Wilson said adding that there are channels we wfll go through to make the prob lem known Logan told those attending the Monday meeting that CIPS had been telling this story to Congressmen for five years and I think most of them believe us But Im sure they would like to hear from you too he added   

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