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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - September 15, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Carbondale Murphysboro Herrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th VS Volume a Copy S Family Weekly Tabloid Supplema ern Dlinoisan to Carboncja M frtt Prm Hwrln Dilly Joumtl Murphytbore HiOipifidint SUNDAY SEPT 15 CarbondateHarrinMurphysbort terHorst Haig ran government Washington AP Jerald F terHorst says aides of President Ford whom he served for a month as press secretary find it frustrating and even demeaning to have to work through Nixon administration machinery Because of the sudden shift of presidential power terHorst says decisions of the new ad ministration could be translated Into reality only through the organization controlled by White Hmise chief of staff Alexander M Haig Jr The Ford men naturally find that frustrating and even de meaning terHorst writes And it Is especially so whenever Ford moved to change a NixonHaig policy He made the comments in a new column copyrighted by the Detroit News and Universal Press Syndicate The syndicate said terHorst will write three columns a week for the News and that more than 40 newspapers subscribed to the column in the first 24 hours after it was offered TerHorst resigned as Fords press secretary a week ago after the President granted a full pardo to former President Richard M Nixon In a separate interview with the Detroit News terHorst said he was disturbed because he had not been consulted by Ford prior to the pardon decision saying ho could have cautioned the Presi dent about the problems it would cause He told the News also that presidential counsel Philip W Buchen had misled him about the pardon which led him earlier to give false information to newsmen Without giving details he said he had been misled twice before on different topcis by different staff members In his column terHorst wrote that Haig and his associates were not used to Fords style which he described as open and candid and not given to being impressed by lengthy memos and position papers Hardest hit by Fords style was Haig terHorst wrote Nixons preoccupation with Watergate had tremendously magnified Haigs authority in the White House and the ex ecutive branch of the govern ment For most of the final Nixon year as Haig himself would agree he was the acting presi dent of the United States With s troubled president drawing more and more within his shell everyone in government with the possible exception of Secretary of State Henry Kiss inger was working for A Haig FPC gas price action hit c New York Times Washington The General Accounting Of fice following a 10month in vestigation has accused the Federal Power Commission of acting improperly in allowing a number of the nations natural gas producers to raise prices to millions of their customers It also alleged that a number of FPC officials had owned securities of the companies they regulated and had failed to comply with the Commissions rules designed to avoid conflicts of interest Nineteen officials of the FPC were directed by the Commission to sell some of their eecurities as a result of the GAO investigation the agency said The GAO did not identify either the companies that were allowed to raise prices nor the individuals who sold securities It did say however that seven of the individuals were ad ministrative law judges at the FPC In an appendix to the report the FPC denied that the Com mission had acted improperly and said most of the non compliance with conflictofin terest regulations had resulted from inadequate recordkeeping procedures It said all of the p o tential conflictofinterest situations had been cleared up Powerful Indictlment Rep John E Moss DCalif who requested the GAO in vestigation last October described the report as one of the most powerful indictments of a federal regulatory agency within memory He called for oversight hear ings by Congress an investiga tion by the Justice Department and a delay in approving all pending natural gas price in creases Most if not all of the na tions 40million gas bills have been seriously and adversely affected by the irregularities revealed by GAO and shown to be commonplace at the FPC Moss said in a statement that he released with the report Cumulative financial ex ploitation of consumers by an industry was aided and abetted by the very federal agency charged with protecting the public against monopoly and profiteering Natural gas prices have risen steadily in recent years and renewed attempts by the in dustry to raise gas prices now are underway The FPC like some other government regulatory agencies has been criticized in the past for adopting policies said to be Terrorists hold nine French hostages The Hague Netherlands AP Three terrorists of the Japanese Red Army held nine hostages in the French Embassy early Sunday after 30 hours of tense negotiations French and Dutch officials said the bandits escalating demands were unacceptable Police and Dutch Marines in battle gear ringed the embassy Dutch Premier Joopden Uyl said the police would have to decide whether to use force He added Force has not been used up to this moment and you can draw the conclusion that the police have decided that the use of force is not ef fective In Paris for a Common Market meeting den Uyl said he remained optimistic although with reservations that the hostages Ambassador County Jacques Senard five members of his staff and three visitors to the embassy could be free through negotiations Contact Continues He said contact continued with the terrorists but one cannot say if a solution can be attain ed The terrorists originally had threatened to kill the hostages one by one unless their jailed comrade identified as Yutaka Furuya was freed from a French jail and brought to the embassy Carolyn Clutts named Apple Festival Queen Carolyn Clutts 17 daughter of Mr and Mrs George Clutts of Murphysboro was crown ed 1975 Murphysboro Apple Festival Queen Saturday night at the end of the annual three day festival She is the sister of Melinda Clutts who was Apple Festival Queen in 1965 The new queen was crown ed by Ken Delo a featured ginger on the Lawrence Welk television show and the re tiring queen Susan Casleton daughter of Mr and Mrs Ro bert Casleton of Murphysboro The new queen received a college scholarship from CalCrest Outerwear Inc a bond from First National Bank and a trophy from the Murphysboro Booster Club Valerie Ashman 18 daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Gary Ashman of Murphysboro was named first runnerup Karyn Kerley 17 daughter of Mr and Mrs James Ker ley of Murphysboro was nam ed second runnerup Karlene Schlimpert 18 dau ghter of Mr and Mrs Glenn Schlimpert of Jacob was named Miss Congeniality by vote of the other queen contes tants The new queen will repre sent the Southern Illinois fruit industry in the Illinois State Fruit Contest later in the year She was sponsored In the contest by Rho Gamma Sorority Micki Gavoni 7 daughter of Mr and Mrs James Seit zinger of Murphysboro was crowned Festival Princess Miss Gavoni was crowned by the retiring princess Janet Reon Ellis daughter of Mr and Mrs WC Ellis of Mur physboro Donald Wayne Farmer Jr 6 son of Mr and Mrs Don ald W Farmer Sr of Mur physboro was crowned Festi val Prince Young Farmer was crowned by the retiring prince Dino Gavoni son of Mr and Mrs James Seitzin ger of Murphysboro and bro More festival stories pix on Page 3 ther of the new queen The new prince and princess bond from the Apple Festival committee and a bond from First National Bank The show featured enter tainment by Ken Delo includ ing the first public presenta tion of the new Murphysboro Apple Festival Song with words and music by former Murphysboro resident Tom Tierney Judges for tKe queen con test were Marsha Sullivan of Herrin head of the school of cosmetology at John A Logan College Bill Hurst of Marion supervisor of the division of tourism of the state Dept of Business and Economic Deve lopment and Vince Genovese of Paducah Ky golf profes sional at Paxton Park Golf Course and pageant director for the Miss Paducah Con test The French government flew Furuya to Holland Friday night but the deal evidently collapsed Furuya remained handcuffed at Schiphol Airport midway between The Hague and Amsterdam as two deadlines passed without incident Miss McNeil I Cdrterville fairqueen Shanna McNeill 16 carried on a family tradition Saturday when she was named Miss Carterville at the Carterville Fair Miss McNeill is the daugh ter of Mrs Joyce McNeill who as Joyce Potter was named Miss Carterville in 1947 Second place went to Caryl Poteete also 16 daughter of Mr and Mrs Carol Poteete The cornation of the queen took place at the close of the fair on the midway in downtown Carterville Bad wreck reported Shortly before pm Saturday a spokesman for the Carbondale Police said a ma jor accident had just occurred on Rt 13 and Airport road west of Carbondale He said police had no know ledge of the extent of the injuries but we believe there are four people involved in the accident Faatival Owttn Carolyn Cluttt favorable to the Industry It regulates The 115page report titled The Need for Improving the Regulation of the Natural Gas Industry and Management of Internal Operations Federal Power Commission was ob tained by the New York Times from Moss The GAO which Is the In vestigative arm of Congress said in the report that the FPC had Improperly granted natural gas producers authority to sell gas at unregulated prices In many such cases it said the prices charged were above regulated levels Tolerated widespread non compliance by its officials with its own standards of conduct regulations intended to prevent conflicts of interest Failed to take timely action on certain rate applications with the result that customers paid higher prices for natural gas than may be just and reasonable Chairman Disagrees The report noted however that John N Nassikas chairman of the Commission since 1969 disagreed with some of the criticism of higher prices that gas companieswere allow ed to charge their customers Nassikas argued that the FPC had the right to waive certain requirements in emergency situations but the GAO did not support his position To accept FPCs in terpretation of its authority would in GAOs view make a sham of the regulatory pro cess the report stated While the gas industry and the FPC have consistently main tained that higher prices were needed to stimulate gas pro duction the GAO report estimated that twothirds of the money resulting from price in creases from 1970 through 1973 remained with the interstate pipelines rather than going to gas producers Boston police arrest antibusing demonstrator AP wirephoto Boston bus crisis takes weekend off SUNNY Mostly sunny and warmer today with highs 72 to 77 Partly cloudy arid warmer to night low 52 to 57 Monday variable cloudiness and warm er high 77 to 82 Light and varable winds southeast to south 6 to 12 miles per hour today Guardsmen win drum and bugle contest By Tony Stevens Of The Southern Illinoisan A new drum and bugle corps making its first appear ance won first place in the Murphysboro Apple Festival Drums at Apple Time des pite all kinds of bus trouble The Guardsmen from Mt Prospect scored 7185 to win the traveling trophy the per manent trophy and an Apple Festival flag Second place went to the Fox Valley Raider Corps with a score of 641 The St Louis Police Youth were third and the Bellettes of Belleville were fourth The Guardsmens bus trou ble started en route to the festival Starting with three buses one broke down near Mattoon Two buses went on to Mur physboro taking a littla more than onehalf of the corps to the afternoon paradev One of those buses was sent back to Mattoon to pick up the rest of the corps and that bus broke down in Benton They were in full strength by the drums in Apple Time Another bus from Mt Pros pect vwas on its way to Mur physboro Saturday evening to pick up the illfated buss riders The Black Knights of Belle ville many times champions and always an apple festival favorite appeared in exhibi tion only The Knights had decided not to compete this year The exhibition featured a new style of corps music in cluding a jazz rendition of In the Mood and selections from Man of La By Robert Reinhold c New York Times Boston After two tense days of sporadic violence Bostonians are taking a weekend break in nervous anticipation of the first full week of busing to integrate the public schools here Although stern police measures were neededto pre vent assaults on black children going to school in South Boston the citys tough old Irish section officials took some heart from the fact that few serious in cidents occurred elsewhere in the city Despite boycott threats by whites two of every three pupils were in their seats for the first two days of school The Boston school system the oldest in the United States was placed under a court order to integrate by Federal District Court Judge W Arthur Garrity Jr last June He ordered substantial crossbusing between the citys proud tightknit neighborhoods provoking deep resentment and fear among whites These sentiments erupted into brickthrowing and scuffling by youths in South Boston on Thursday and Friday National Attention The incidents attracted wide national attention particularly In Southern states where many saw a fine irony in the fact that Boston the seat of the aboli tionist movement and the very symbol of Eastern Liberalism should have so much trouble in tegrating years after most Southern cities have accepted it as routine But for the most part Bosto nians appeared to be trying to make the best of it Except for South Boston where attendance was almost nil the buses rolled easily and both black and white youngsters generally found a cordial welcome in their new schools Typical perhaps was the situation in Hyde Park a pleasant middleclass neighborhood of leafy streets lined with modest but attractive homes It is full of third and fourth generation Bostonians many of Irish and Italian ex traction who pride themselves on strong community spirit and good local schools They feel the court order will destroy much of what they cherish here and are just as resentful as South Boston Parents were torn between pressures to boycott and fear for what that would do to their children A slim majority chose to send their children to school despite bitterness over the court order Among them were Mrs Nancy Hannan mother of four and Mrs Bernadette Malone mother of five both born in Hyde Park and both officials of the Home and School Associa tion PTA at the Greenwood School Instill Disrespect Mrs Malone feared that keeping her impressionable firstgrader home would instill disrespect for the law and racial prejudice I disapprove of the law but I felt that Id be teaching the child to break the law if I boycotted she said Mrs Hannan whose ancestors have lived in Boston since Civil War time hoped her presence at the school would help preserve calm But she was bitter I love Boston she said I am not interested in leaving I dont see why I should be forced to What Mrs Hannan Mrs Malone and most other parents resent most is that Hyde Park the largest voting ward in the state has lost its only junior high school under the new plan Students of this age must now travel three or four miles to dilapidated schools deep within the black sections of Mattapan and Dorchester Few went the first day Only time will tell how many students will be premanently withdrawn to be enrolled in private schools Many families say they would like to move to the suburbs but high interest rates make that difficult now Nixon fears hospital his doctor indicates New York AP Air Force Maj Gen Walter Tkach said Saturday he decided against hospitalizing Richard M Nixon after the former Presi dent told him If I go into the hospital Ill never come out alive He did not say why Nixon feared he would die if hospitalized Tkach Nixons longtime personal physician was in terviewed by NBC News Mr Nixons condition has worsened in the past several weeks despite the pardon Tkach said and he is a ravag ed man who has lost the will to fight Inside today HAIR STYLES for fall writ es Kathie Pratt call forsim plicity and practicality Page 17 LICK CREEK the town that grew up on an early major highway in Southern Illinois now hears only the roar of 157 traffic Story by Joanne Wood photos by Ed Greer Page 24 SCHOOL RECORDS Who has the right to access and how private are they Article by Paul Ingrassia editorial writer Page 31 OLD SLEDGEFOOT invent ed Teddy bears Page 13 CARDINALS lead National League Page 9 PREP FOOTBALL reports Pages 1112 INDEX Ann Landers Bridge Business Byline BC Classified Crossword Editorials Family Living Finance Records Sports Television Weather detaili SA 5A 33 34 2 2521 12A 32 17U 3531 5 I S
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