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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - September 11, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                010175 PUBLICATION OFFICE 710 N Illlnoto Murphyabero 1113 Walnut Httrln 212 N Utt Copy 4 Seel Southern niinoisan iueaaer to Cirbonda M Prut Hwrhi Journal VW rphyiBoro WEDNESDAY SEPT11 V974 coal center By Paul Ingrassia News Service Springfield The Illinois Board of Higher Education Tuesday received a progress report on the develop ment of a plan for environmen tal and energy education in the state The report suggested that Southern Illinois University Carbondale likely will be tabbed to develop a coal research and development center because of its coal region location The University of Dlinois Urbana and Chicago Circle campuses were also suggested as likely centers for en vironmental and energy research The plan being developed by Higher board to coordinate energy study former Tennessee Valley Authority director Frank Smith will be a part of the states new master plan for higher educa tion Smith said virtually all the states campuses will have a role in environmental and energy research We want to make sure that whatever is done by various state agencies will fully utilize the state colleges and universities Smith said The higher board also heard a staff report on plans for three public hearings in Carbondale on Sept 16 Normal on Sept 18 and Chicago on Sept to gether suggestions for the new master plan After the board meeting the committee to find a successor to departing executive director Cameron West met The com mittee has met only twice since Wests departure was announced in July its search delayed by the serious illness of board chairman Donald Prince and the vacation of vicechairman Joseph Block Ford OrCs funds for 85000 jobs Sew York Times News Service And Associated Press Washington President Ford announced to day he has ordered the spending of million to finance 85000 public sector jobs in state and local governments Ford said he will ask Secretary of Labor Peter J Brennan to immediately flisburse million to those communities in which unemployment is highest By the end of the month Ford aid another million will be piade available under the Com Orders million spent for public sector jobs prehensive Employment Training Act Ford made the announcement to labor leaders and Senate and House members attending the second round of preeconomic summitry aimed at solving Americas twin problems of in and flation and recession The session was part of a 200 at Norge Two area plant announce the American Iiabor3ongress About 200 persons will be laid off from work at the Norge Laundry Co plant in Herrin for two weeks when the company suspends dryer production Norge President Donald E Smyser said the layoffs will begin Monday and end Sept SO bryer production Is being suspended because of a de crease in demand for the dry ers Smyser said and so the company can complete an in ventory of current stock Demand has been decreas ing because of higher utility rates and the energy crisis Smyser said Were probably in for a rough period as long as elec tric rates go up at the rate they have been and until theres more natural gas available Smyser said The 200 personnel will re turn to work when dryer pro duction resumes Sept 30 The Norge plant ploys about 2000 persons Shortages hit Lustaur A shortage in work orders this week led to a reduction in staff at the Lustour Cor poration printing plant on North 19th street in Murphys boro Dorothy Maynor acting manager in the absence of Supt Richard Skrobis said 39 employes were laid off The layoffs were in various departments Its just a cutback due to low work orders and we hope it will be temporary the manager said Mrs Maynor said the lay offs have no connection to a lastminute vote by union em ployes to accept a new con tract on Aug 15 continuing series of meetings leading to the White House economic summit conference Sept 2728 Todays session the second in a series of 12 White House con ferences brought in 28 AFLCIO and independent union leaders to present their ideas on how to end the inflationary spiral and revive a depressed economy George Meany of Faderation of of Industrial Organizations served as host at a coordinating breakfast at the HayAdams Hotel prior to the conference Arnold Miller empresident of the United Mine Workers and Leonard Wood cock president of the United Automobile Workers both in dependent unions wereinvited but not the International Brotherhood of Teamsters with which Meany continues to have differences Labor spokesmen have been voicing the determination of workers to achieve gains hoping to catch up with inflation in the face of a rise in the costofliving of 118 per cent in the last year After labors experience under the various control phases of the Nixon administration there is little disposition on the part of these upper echelon leaders for a return to any form of controls or less rigid guidelines Meany is convinced that any attempt to establish wage and price guidelines at this time would be just as unfair as wage and price controls during which he con tends wages were kept down while prices were permitted to rise sharply In short these top labor leaders appear in no mood to moderate their pay demands while real wages lag and tight money policies continue to squeeze the Word emphasized there will be nocontrols imposed oh wages and prices Firemen play water on burning remains of crashed airliner AP Wirepholo 69 believed dead in airliner crash Charlotte N C AP An Eastern Air Lines jet car rying 78 passengers and a crew of four crashed today as it ap proached fogshrouded Douglas Municipal Airport here There appeared to be only 13 survivors Area hospitals reported treating 13 persons including Stewardess Collette Watson and thejets first officer James M Daniels Jr both based in Atlanta We are pretty assured that is all thesurvivors said William Rawlings the airlines sales manager for the Charlotte district Rescue officials set up a morgue at the National Guard Armory near the airport Rawlings said Eastern ground personnel were in contact with the jet moments before it crashed Our Eastern people had no idea anything was wrong Everything appeared normal There was fog this morning but the exact cause we do not know he said The plane a DC930 was Eastern Flight 212 which had left Charleston S C on schedule at 7 am It crashed at am about two miles from the Charlotte airport Shattered pieces of the planes fuselage and wings were scat tered over a wide area Rescue workers and spectators who reached the scene before police blocked all traffic in a twomile radius said the jet appeared to have exploded after landing Billowing clouds of smoke were seen miles from the crash site An investigating team Irom the National Transportation Safety Board arrived in Charlotte in midmorning to study the crash Mrs Thomas whose home is less than a mile from the crash site said she heard the jet as it passed her house She said there were three big booms when it went right over our house I never heard it a plane sound like that before she said To leaders of our labor STORMY the the unions and to the captains of industry I make a sincere ap peal for restraint said Ford And it must be selfimposed restraint Settlements at bargaining table are responsibility of the participants as long as they respect the public interest Cold and impersonal numbers and percentagess ca not describe the impact on peoples lives Ford continued Ford to decide pardons on caseby case basis Occasional showers and thunderstorms likely tonight low in mid 60s Thursday chance of showers and thun derstorms cooler high in up per 70s or lower 80s Partly cloudy and cooler Friday and Saturday highs mostly in 60s and lows in 50s Warmer Sun day highs mostly in 70s Butts gauge economy Hobo has index1 c New York Times Toledo Ohio Maury Graham also known as Streamtrain Maury the retired king of the hoboes gave a short lecture here on how to gauge the seriousness of in flation Hoboes can tell about infla tion by the length of cigarette and cigar butts he said The longer they are the better times are And right now the butts are awful short People are smoking em clear down to the end Index Classified Comics TVBridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map 2528 31 4 67 2829 911 28 New York Times News Service And Associated Press Washington President Ford win weigh Watergate pardon requests on a casebycase basis Republican congressional leaders said to day Their statement after a meeting with Ford altered drastically the position an nounced by a White House spokesman less than 24 hours earlier Amid a wave of congressional protests over possible pardons Sen Hugh Scott RPa and Rep John J Rhodes RAriz met with the President for an hour and 45 minutes After tiiat session they issued a presiden tial statement then discussed Fords position on possible pardons for Watergate case defendants and said no study of blanket pardons is being con could get double1 benefits Story on page 23 ducted That ran counter to me posi tion disclosed Tuesday by Acting White House Press Secretary John W Hushen who had said The question of pardons is under study Hushen had said the study involved all in dividuals accused or convicted of Watergaterelated crimes While Hushen would not elaborate Tuesday his an nouncement unseated that the White House was taking the in itiative in considering pardons for Watergatedefendants and that a study involving all such cases was underway The Ford statement read by Scott emphasized that a study is conducted on any request made for the pardoning of any individual Ford also said in that statement that no inference should be drawn about the out come of a study in any specific case and that his pardoning of Richard M Nixon is not related to any other case which is or may be under study White House Counsel Philip W Buchen said Tuesday mat the granting of a pardon to former president Nixon can imply guilt There is no other reason for granting a pardon Buchen said he had advised President Ford that the offer of a pardon to Nixon carried the implication of guilt proposes study of garlicgrain problem The big fop comes fo Southern clreut will set up Saturday in Htrrirt Photo by ByKarneRothe Of The SouthernDlinoisan Southern Illinois University at Carbondale School of Agri culture officials today propos ed a plan to study the prob lem of garlic in wheat and asked the Illinois Dept of Ag riculture for to help with study costs Southern Illinois fanners have had the price of their wheat heavily docked at grain elevators this year because of the presence of garlic Gilbert Kroening dean of the School of Agriculture pre sented the proposal to state agriculture departmentdirec tor Robert Pud Williams at a press conference at SIU C today Why farmers are being charged much heavier penal ties fliis year what methods should be used to remove gar lic and what effect garlicky wheat has on the taste of the meat of animals who eat it are the questions to be ans wered in the study SIUC is contributing to the study The dockage for garlic has jumped from five to ten cents a bushel in the 1960s to over and occasionally over 52 a bushel this year The total amount of dockage for farm ers in Southern Illinois this year may be over mil lion The reasons for the increas ing dockage will be the sub ject of an investigation by Walter J Wills professor of agricultural industries a farm marketing specialist As part of Willsstudy questionnaires will be sent to all county elevators in the southern half of fflinois to ask the method they use in de termining the amount of the garlic penalty George Kapusta superinten dent of the SIUC plant and son science research units win study methods of remov ing garlic and the use of herbi cides in controlling garlic growth in wheat corn and soybean fields Dixon Lee associate profes sor of anmal industries an animal nutrition researcher will study the effect of garlio ky wheat on lambs The stu dy will use 30 lambs who will be fed one of three ex perimental diets containing 0 50 or 75 per cent garlic When the lambs reach mar ket weight the carcasses will be graded and 3amb chops cooked and tasted to compare flavor Lee said that lambs are to be used because ttey require less feed than for example cattle Other animals may be tested at a later time he said said the state agri culture departments decision on the state funds should be made within 10 days State SenKenneth V Buz bee who earlier conducted in formal hearings on the prob lems was also at the con ference Buzbee said that he has been receiving of interest in the problem from federal officials who were notified of the hearing results The state legislature also plans to hold official hearings on the problem this falL   

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