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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - August 27, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE 710 N Illinott Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herein 212 N lift Volumo 82No a Copy Southern Hlinoisan fciccwMr to Carbcnda le Free PIMS Herrln Dally Jourral Murphysboro Independent Two Sections 4 20 I Lindbergh hailed as alltime American hero Tiu A fJ Viii Plane piloted by Charles A Lindbergh was photographed a few m inufes after he left Roosevelt Field on his historic flight AP Wirephoto By the Associated Press President Ford says Charles A Lindbergh represented all that was best in our country honesty courage and the wiE to greatness In scores of tributes Lindbergh was hailed as a hero and citizen of the world whose death Monday at the age of 72 marked the end of an era in aviation Financier Howard Hughes an early aviation figure in a telegram to Mrs Lindbergh called Lindbergh a pioneer in the conquest of the impossi ble May the knowledge of his contributions sustain and com fort you Hughes said The courage and example of your lives together with the ac complishment and vision which marked his career have been a source of encouragement and hope to all of us John Glenn the first American astronaut to orbit the earth said Lindberghs life exemplified the Great American pioneering spirit and has set this nation apart He said Lindberghs comple tion of the first solo transatlan tic flight in 1927 was the catalyst that set in motion the massive system of intercon tinental air travel we accept as commonplace today Donald W Douglas founder of Douglas Aircraft now McDon nell Douglas said Lindberghs historic Atlantic flight was perhaps the greatest single event in fostering public con fidence in aviation in the early days In his tribute President Ford praised Lindbergh as one of Americas alltime heroes whose place in history was assured after his solo flight In later years his life was darkened by tragedy and col ored by political controversy But in both public and private life Gen Lindbergh always re mained a brave sincere patriot The courage and daring of his feat will never be forgotten said Ford 010175 IS LIBRARY LS NEWSPAPERS BOX 789 EECATUR ILL 62525 CarbondaleHeirinMurphysbore Lindbergh buried by the sea Story pictures page 9 Charles A Lindbergh Fairgoers love Liza By DeMaris Berry Of The Southern Illinoisan There was an energy exhibit Monday night at the Du Quoin State Fair It was not the windmill at the Southern Illinois Univer sity exhibit It wasnt the At omic Energy Commissions trailer show It was Liza Minnelli Persons at the 6 pm per formance gave her two stand ing ovations the first follow ing her downononeknee ren dition of Mammy and the second after shed closed with Cabaret She was winner of the 1973 Academy Award for best ac tress for her performance as Sally Bowles in the movie Cabaret She brought with her to Du Quoin the 30piece orchestra and two male and two female dancers all of whom perform in her Las Vegas night club act Opening with Say Yes she looked chic in a wetlook pant suit black blouse large silver belt and a long vibrant pink scarf Between shows she said the costume and the others she uses in her act were by Hal ston her favorite designer Whether darning or singing Miss Minnelli appeared super energetic giving the per formance her all At one point she jumped around so much that the mic rophone cord was ripped from the mike I guess I was overzealous she quipped The redhead sound man who had grated the audience for almost a half hour before the show with Testing 1 2 3 fixed it for her The heat and high humidity seemed to have little effect on her energy as the perspira tion dripped from performer find audience At one point she mopped her head with a towel and plucked off her sweat loosened false eye lashes It was on with the show Liza is the daughter of mov jc director Vinccnto Minneli and singer Judy Garland Wher I was young prob ably between the ages of 5 and 8 Id go to the Metro Goldwyn Mayer studios after school to see my parents Miss Minnelli said My moth er usually went home first Id stay with my father and every night hed teach me a new song The first love song he ever taught me was My Funny Valentine and its still my favorite love song Stars like Fred Astaire Cyd Charisse and Eleanor Parker played with her between takes Her friends included Mia Farrow Candice Bergen and Tish Sterling all children of other people involved in the movie industry When Mincelli was directing a movie he often had replicas of the costumes used in the movie made for Liza who with her friends then gave performances for their par ents At age she had a walk on role in one of her mothers In the Good Old S u m mertime In 1962 at age 16 she went to the Sorbonne in Paris but quit to work in the theater Between shows Monday she said if she could have a day free to dp anything she want ed she would spend the day walking in Paris At 19 she became Broad ways youngest winner of the Antoinette Perry Award for best actress for her part in Flora the Red Menace At Du Quoin Liza explained the trouble she often has with her name by singing Its Liza with a Z not Lisa with anS Her act included several new arrangements of old songs including Bye Bye Blackbird and Shine on Harvest Moon The first show started 22 minutes late because the bus got lost she apologized Miss Minnelli has a half sister Lorna Luft 21 and a half brother Joey Luft 18 Miss Luft a singer will ap pear today through Sunday on the Danny Thomas Variety Show at the Du Quoin State Fair The show starts at 8 pm During the 9 pm show Monday Miss Minnelli brought Miss Luft on stage and the two sang a duet Fred Huff general fair man ager said the two women rarely appear on stage togeth er Miss Minnelli said Joey re cently graduated from high school and doesnt plan to go into show business Joey Miss Luft and their father Sid Luft greeted Miss Minnelli backstage Monday A total of about 6000 saw the two shows The grand stand hold 8300 when full I didnt have that much energy even when I was young one middleaged mac commented to his wife I never saw anyone with so much zest and enthusiasm Shes really something Best show I ever saw Shes great and Where does she get all that energy were other comments overheard from those attending the shows Fair gets open end contract for By DeMaris Berry Of The Southern Illinoisan Du Quoin was unofficially declared the Home of t h e Hambletonian today when the Hambletonian Society Board of Directors decided to give the Du Quoin State Fair a race contract with no termina tion date The present contract which was to expire with the racing of this years event was ex tended earlier through 1977 There are 22 entries in this years race which will be Wed nesday afternoon The board of directors still has the alternative of chang ing the site of the race by putting it up for bids If that occurs the race would have to be held at Du Quoiu for three years before the change occurs William Hayes pres ident of Hayes Fair Acres said I asked for this kind of an arrangement because I think it will be good for the race The directors agreed with me This means the di rectors can renegotiate terms of the contract with me with out having to throw the site open to bids Hayes said This is the first time the directors have ever made such an agreement he said Last year the society de cided to move the race from Du Quoin to the Bell Park in Philadelphia Pa When the park failed to sign a contract the contract was returned to Du Quoin Max Hempt of Mechanics burg Pa was reelected pres ident of the Society All the other officers remained the same except for Delvin G Miller of Meadow Lands Pa who was elected first vice president and P J Baugh of Lexington Ky who was elected second vice president They succeed Norman Wool worth of New Canaan Conn and Hugh Grant of Bradford Pa respectively W R Hayes Escapees cornered in Texas Police kill one convict capture Stephenviile Tex AP The dogs barked We threw the light at them and we saw the silhouettes We hollered for them to stop They did not and then started running and we started firing Thats how Jim Ellmore a Mineral Wells policeman described the cornering Monday night of three escaped convicts who had terrorized the ranch country of central and west Texas for four days One of the three convicts Richard Mangum 22 was killed in the gunfire as law enforce ment officers moved in to end the bloody rampage that had left two dead and five wounded and had chased frightened residents from their homes Jerry Ulmer 22 a convicted murderer and Dalton Williams 29 the third escapee were arrested Police said the convicts did not return the hail of gunfire The three escaped from Colorado State Prison at Canon City last Thursday They headed at once across New Mexico and into Texas to seek revenge against persons who had testified to sent them to prison Those killed in Texas had testified against two of the convicts at separate trials Of ficers said the convicts had mentioned the victims to other inmates as objects of revenge before escaping from Canon Ci ty The victims were Rotan rancherfarmer T L Baker 65 jwho had testified against Williams in a robbery case and j Mrs Ray Ott a resident of ai community near here who had I testified against Ulmer They were shot Saturday at their homes Erath County Dist Atty Bob Glasgow said Ulmer and Williams would be charged with murdering Mrs Ott He said other charges would be filed later Two girls they kidnaped in New Mexico were raped and released in Texas The five others were wounded by the convicts as they stole cars and fired indiscriminately at groups of people while being chased up and down farm roads Shawnee route decided Liza Minnelli a bundle of energy Photo by Richard Carter Harrisburg CAP A Shawnee National Forest official says the controversial George Rogers Clark Scenic Highway will be routed over existing roads Charles J Hendricks forest supervisor said in an an nouncement that the decision is the result of two years study Since the road was proposed two years ago environmen talists have fought construction of a new highway through the Southern Illinois forest Hendricks said that opposi tion need for energy conserva tion the current economic situation and environmental laws were factors in the decision Index Showers and thunderstorms likely tonight and Wednesday low in high 60s or low 70s tonight high 78 to 84 Wednes day Thursday high 70 to 80 and low in high 40s to mid 60s Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family Living Records Sports Weather details map Youth 1317 19 4 67 1718 1112 18 5 Second subpoena issued for Nixon testimony r nowerful man in the world It is He saidWeve got problems need from me just let me By the Associated Press subpoena arrived by mail this I he could not detect Gredan sgnse with that fellow uh know A second subpoena seeking afternoon andlit will gomto the tot will also be written I said He said saicIhe told Nixon Freeport teachers vote to walk out By the Associated Press Freeport teachers have voted to strike District 45 and more than 100 other Illinois school districts remain without teacher contracts The Illinois Education Asso ciation said more than 90 per cent of the 300 Freeport mem bers voting late Monday sup ported walkout authorization for the 3af district teachers Some 7200 students were scheduled to begin classes today Danville teachers and school officials late Monday announced agreement on a tentative pact but decline to give details pen ding a teacher ratification vote scheduled Tuesday after noon Negotiations were continuing in Woodstock Area report page 3jl By the Associated Press A second subpoena seeking testimony from former presij dent Richard M Nixon has been received by the US marshal in Los Angeles joining a subpoena received a week ago but not yet1 delivered to San Clemente The new court order was ob tained in Charlotte NG by an attorney for 25 persons who claim they were illegally barred from a Billy Graham Day rally attended by Nixon at the Charlotte Coliseum on Oct 15 1971 The attorney George S Daly has filed notice in US District Court that he will take a deposition from Nixon in Santa Ana CarJf on Sept 24 Nixons testimc iy is to concern security measur js taken during his ap peararoe at the rally US Marshal Gay lord Campbellsaid Monday that the subpoena arrived by mail this he could not detect indications afternoon and it will go into the that there was a punitive mooa tv m the nation toward INixon I told him Let me speak wuutucu OQJ from the point of view of the first subpoena which arrivj Congress My friendseven on i r 4 Irt Unr iU lilivvol 01 same envelope with the other one for service Campbell would not say why ed from Washington Aug 19 has not been served It was sent by attorneys for former presiden tialdomestic adviser John p Ebrlichman who faces trial in the Watergate conspiracy Rep Dan Kuykendall R Tenn said he had a sad telephone call from NixonMon day in which the former chief executive was concerned about the nations ppssible desire to pick the carcass He asked me one pointed question Do you think the people are going to want to pick the carcass reported Kuykendall The congressman said he told Nixon oiuring Mondays call that SlCC 01 Democratic party dont seem to want any part of this revenge thing Kuykendall said Kuykendall had been a strong Nixon supporter through the Watergate scandal and was among the few friends and of ficials who met with the former president on the evening of Aug 8 just before Nixon went on na He said Weve got problems with that fellow uh I said He said Yes Kuykendall related Auywsnuil Kuykendall said Nixon added Nixon how he was getting Were going to be aE right If will also be years to come Kuykendall said he asked along I theres any help you fellows need from me just let know Kuykendall said he told Nixon that he believes that at a future time you will be able to be a lot of help to the country with your knowledge and To Congress Rocky finances s usi oeiore wcu tional television to announce he j weison A would resign the next day turned c Washington StarNews Washington over Rockefeller his income I Monday with top staff officials of the Senate Rules Committee Judiciary Corn has 1 and House tax mittee strong but sad returns from the last seven 0 Lf fVln of course Kuykendall said The conversation the whole thing is sad It was a terrible realization for me after we stopped talking that this man a few weeSs ago was the most years to the congressional com mittees scrutinizing his nomination to become vice president Two of Rockefellers lawyers met for three hours Attorneys Robert R Douglass and William E Jackson delivered a letter from Rockefeller along with seven years worth of his personal in come tax returns a Senate source said In providing his income tax returns to the congressional panels Rockefeller was follow ing a precedent set by President Ford during his confirmation hearings as vice president last year Like Ford the former New York governor and multimillionaire provided the tax returns   

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