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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - August 22, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE CarbondaU 710 N Illinois Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herrln 212 N 16H Volume 82No a Copy Southern fflinoisan Hwrlh THURSDAY AUG 22 1974 Senate cuts defense billion Washington AP The Senate has trimmed military appropriations by nearly billion while balking at proposals to cut even more deeply into the Pentagons budget The action came Wednesday the same day in which President Ford briefly addressed both the Senate and the House Ford renewed his call for cooperation and announced that Pennsylvania Avenue which connects the White House with the Capitol has once again become a twoway street Both the House and the Senate passed bills and took other legislative action at a brisk pace in advance of the recess which begins at the end of the week In passing the defense spen ding bill and sending it to a conference with the House the Senate first rejected an amend ment placing an 8l billion spending ceiling on the Pen tagon for fiscal 1975 The amendment by Sen Thomas F Eagleton DMo lost 35 to 57 Also defeated was an amend ment by Sen William Proxmire DWis to strip million from the million earmarked for military aid to South Viet nam In its final form the military appropriation passed by the Senate totals slightly more than billion That figure is some billion less than the amount requested by former President Richard M Nixon It is also billion less than the sum voted by the House but billion more than the amount appropriated in the last fiscal year Appropriaions Committee Chairman John L McClellan D Ark said the cut the largest in Balks at proposals to make even more cuts history was necessary for in flationary reasons but still maintains an adequate defense In other congressional action Wednesday The Senate readied for final action today a bill giving stronger protection to 35 to 40 million employes covered by private pension plans The Senate passed and sent to the House a compromise bill giving veterans attending school under the GI Bill a 23 per cent increase in monthly benefits Ford has said he will not hesitate to veto the measure if he finds it inflationary An attempt in the House Ways and Means Committee to reach a compromise on national health insurance collapsed amid disagreement on how to finance the program which would cover virtually every Americans health needs The House authorized the first study since 1959 of foreign investments in this country Several congressmen said foreigners are buying up coal and other minerals in dangerous quantities A bill to put a ceiling on federal spending through joint White House and congressional action was introduced by a bipartisan group of senators The bill would hold the federal budget to billion for the current fiscal year Ford expressed lastminute objections to proposed changes in the Freedom of Information Act but a congressional con ference committee went only part way to meet them The House voted to extend funding for the ExportImport Bank but tied new restrictions onto its interest rates and the countries to which it can extend credit Congress sent to Fora a fiveyear million bill for research in the use of solar energy to heat and cool houses and commercial buildings fn Congress Rocky seeks key support as Veep Fair friendship Michelle Malott ago 2 at the Anna Fairgrounds Wed daughter of Kia and Gail Ma nesday The fair eontmues nf Anna looks up to a through the weekend iig stuffed dog on the midway Photo by Jack Griggs a peace settlement Washington AP Fresh from his first cam paigning as vice presidential nominee Nelson A Rockefeller launched a whirlwind tour today of key senators and represen tatives who will consider his confirmation Kissinger and Syrian envoy talk Washington AP Syrian Foreign Minister Abdel Halim Khaddam has begun two days of talks with Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger on the Middle East situation The talks are part of a conti nuing series Kissinger is con ducting with Middle East of ficial to lay the groundwork for the next stage of negotiations for law limits publication of lottery news A 106yearold federal law prohibiting lottery promotion by mail has become a prob lem for newspaper publishers postal inspectors and the US Department of Justice since the Illinois lottery began The law prohibits the use of the mail for anything con sidered as an advertisement of any kind dealing with lot teries lottery numbers or prizes offered or won Newspapers d i s t r i b u t ed through paper boys or girls are not covered by the law Hubert Goforth postmaster at the sectional postal center in Carbondale said his per sonnel have instructions to re move any newspapers display ing lotteryrelated items The individual items or the entire newspaper in some cases are then forwarded to the US Postal Service Inspectors Of fice in St Louis D C Jones an assistant inspector at St Louis said samples of alleged violations are being sent to the Depart ment of Justice About 60 to 75 samples have been picked It is up to the justice depart ment to make a decision about prosecution None of the alleged violators have been prosecuted nor are any prosecutions planned ac cording to an Illinois Daily Newspaper Markets news re lease Alleged violators are being given time to correct the situation the r e 1 e a s e said James K Adams business manager said every Southern Illinoisan edition carrying lot tery news or advertising is changed during the press run Different material is substitut ed for lottery material in the last 1050 copies printed Those 1050 are the only pap ers sent through the mail he said Federal Communications Commission FCC r e s t r i ctions affecting radio stations appear more strict than the mail use law Paul McRoy president of WCIL in Carbondale said there are specific restrictions listed by the FCC Activity prohibited includes lottery ad vertising listings of p 1 a c e s where lottery tickets can be purchased and where when and how winning tickets are drawn The restrictions also include broadcasting the amount of the lottery prize winning numbers listings of winners or prizes and any broadcast of a live drawing McRoy said a recent news letter from the National As sociation of Broadcasters NAB states that Congress is considering an amendment that would nullify all of the restrictions placed on broad casters with respect to state sponsored lotteries COOLER He made a 10minute courtesy visit to Sen James 0 Eastland DMiss the Senates presiding officer until there is a vice president and then visited members of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee before going later to key members of the House Judiciary Committee Sen James Allen DAla rules committee member handed the former New York governor a transcript of the hearing when President Ford was being confirmed as vice president last year I shall read that with great interest said Rockefeller Led by White House liaison man Tom Korologos Rockefeller passed one of the offices he will occupy as vice president waved to the staff but declined to step in Im superstitious or Id come in he told Walter Mote who headed the Senate office of the vice president under Spiro T Agnew and Ford Rockefeller spoke at a Republican dinner in Newport RI Wednesday night and told newsmen on the trip back to Washington he expected to spend a lot of time helping GOP candidates this fall A top Rockefeller aide Hugh Morrow said the nominee also had discussesd with Ford the possibility of taking a major role in the administrations battle against inflation and of becom ing head of the White House Domestic Council But Morrow said no decision had been reached Among the senators on Rockefellers calling list today was his onetime rival Sen Barry M Goldwater RAriz Goldwater said Tuesday that some GOP conservatives were upset when Ford chose Rockefeller Asked about this on Wednesday Rockefeller said now was the time for national and party unity 1976 foundation Ford extends his open door policy Washington AP President Ford opened his door to congresswomen more mayors and governors and another union leader today in his measured march to solidify the political foundation for a 1976 bid for a full fouryear term He arranged to discuss foreign affairs with two liberal senators campaign House and pose photographs for with Republican candidates The schedule also includes a political meeting with GOP na tional chairman George Bush and the chairmen of the partys two congressional campaign committees and a private dinner with his vice presidential nominee Nelson Rockefeller and key congressmen After a meeting with Sens Frank Church DIdaho and Chaile McC Mathias Jr R Md Ford scheduled 8 ceremony to sign a proclama tion on womens equality with a number of congresswomen present Before a private meeting witli Seafarers Union president Pau Hall bewas signing an billion Housing and Community Development Act with an au dience of more than 30 mayors and an assortment of governors and county officials The private dinner with Rockefeller will be his firs since moving into me White House Monday The full schedule today followed freewheeling display of presidential politics which car ried him through bureaucratic corridors and congressional ffOCRy Nelson Rockefeller viet presidential and far mer governor of New York relaxes recently near his home at Seal Harbor on the coast of Maine AP Wirephoto Army admits it rejected investigators suggestions halls Wednesday the day he disclosed a change of position in his 1976 plans Through White House Press Secretary Jerald F terHorst Ford declared hf probably will run in two years for a full term in the job he has held less than two weeks As vice president Ford said he could not envision being on the 1976 Republican ticket under any circumstances But terHorst said now his position has changed Therefore his view has changed Later in the day who approached him outside the Oval Office as he was returning from a visit to the Department of Health Education and Welfare and Capitol Hill I want you to worry about that he said when prodded to declare his i976 intentions But his reticence seemed motivated more by jest than anything else In an unusual move Ford went to HEW to sign a billion measure extending federal education programs and imposing new curbs on forced busing of school children On only a few occasions in the past have presidents visited a government agency to sign a major piece of legislation Before stepping into the departments auditorium for the signing ceremony Ford strolled down a long drab corridor of the headquarters building shaking hands with federal mployes who stood in office doorways From there he headed to Capitol Hill where in unusual informal appearances on the floor of the House and Senate he burnished his already glowing relations with Congress We can march toward the center in achieving some good results for our country as a whole Ford told the Senate in praising action to reestablish the Cost of Living Council limit appropriation bills and imple ment housing pension and education programs He said it doesnt matter that Congress and the executive branch fail to see eyetoeye on some issues It only matters that we end up on the best side for he said He also met Wednesday with the congressional Black Caucus and caucus members came away with praise for Fords pledge that his door would be open to them Ford also was on hand at Andrews Air Force Base Md as the body of Rodger Paul Davies theU S ambassador to Cyprus slain during a mob at tack on the embassy in Nicosia laughingly deflected questions laughingly aeiieciea ijueauuus me UK i j on the subject from newsmen America and all the world was returned to the United States Ford eulogized the Ford diplomat as a man who lost hit i lr ii fnw in life in the for peace in Lotto 39020349 04 Lottery qualifying figures 260213 541 Chicago AP Joseph Mariano of Morton Grove a suburb of Chicago won Illinois State lottery also a Chicago 11 winners of Glenview suburb There were inhn L Kaudy of Stetsonville wi Bufus C Hull of Chicago Jwane Dobbs of Champaign Roberl Nashkoff of Griffith Ind Louis Gordon of Chicago Bruno Jezwik of Oak Forest Steve Lucas of Joliet Aileen Emerick of Arenzville Gary Kruse of Chicago Lyle Poundstone of Ottawa and Lillian Orloff of Skokie The weekly lotto numbers drawn today 39 02 03 49 and 04 The weekly bonanza and millionaire qualifier numbers 260 213 and 541 Tonight occasional showers and thunderstorms likely with low in mid or high 60s Fri day partly sunny and cooler high in mid 80s Occasional periods of showers and thun derstorms Saturday through Monday with high in 80s and low from 65 to 70 fndex Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map 1720 23 4 2021 1314 21 Washington AP The Army has acknowledged that it rejected investigators recommendations for a Justice Department inquiry of evidence of possible criminal misconduct by senior Pentagon officials in awarding a million ad vertising contract Instead the case was turned over to the Armys own tor General when the com mander of the Criminal In vestigation Division CID in consultation with military lawyers found no evidence of criminality a spokesman said Wednesday The spokesman said the In spector Generals continuing investigation is focusing on ad ministrative aspects of the case but added it is not limited in scope The Army previously denied found had that CID evidence investigators of possible criminal activity and had recommended to their com mander the case be handed to civilian authority The in vestigating teams recom mendations were overturned by Possible misconduct contract case Henry Tufts CID com mander TheNnvestigation concrened the award of a contract in 197 for1 promotion and advertising the new allvolunteer Army program The contract was given to NW Ayer Son Inc a New York advertising agency which has held Army contracts since 1967 The Associated Press reported Aug 18 that a confidential report dated April 29 said CID investigators found what they considered evidence that the contract decision might have been wrongfully influenced by highlevel Pentagon officials They said there were certain unusual relationships between the parties concerned that merited further investigation but they did not allege that anyone received favors Among those named in the CID report were former Secretary of the Army Robert Froehlke William H Kraus a member of the contract evalua tion board and Roger T Kelley then assistant secretary of defense for manpower and training Offer million Arabs ask Portugal to refuse US bases Washington AP Portugal has received an Arab aining H offer of million to refuse The CID report said that the flf rignts in renewal or uo airbase rights in Department of Justice should be according to UlS immediately apprised of the fatemgencesources facts disclosed as a result of representatives also this inquiry and tha fte M offered to lift Department of Justice imfaated b mst an investigation as ap propriate In an i n t e r v i e w Portugal Kraus Arab aim as US in ajaafiiSi t anm kev Azores base for any future cm n w to SBrsfell tte transfer was base rights for anofher five channels apparently concerned about 1 displeasing the Arabs refused permission for the United States to use bases on their soil last fall when the US Air Force flew emergency war supplies to Israel then battling with Egypt and Syria Portugal was the excep tion With tacit Portuguese consent US transport planes were able to land and refuel in the Azores permitting them to haul big loads 6000 miles from the United States to Israel The US Air Force also was able to fly F4 Phantom jet fighters to Israel by refuelling them in the air from tanker planes based in file Azores which is about 1100 miles west of Gibraltar 1
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