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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - September 24, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFPICI Murphytboro Herrln 710 N Illinois Walnut 212 N Volume 82No a Copy uthern Dlinoisan 010175 LIBRARI LS NEWSPAPERS BOX799 PECATUR ILL 62525 iDcctiMrto carbondi to Pratt Dilly Jwrnil Murphyibora IndtpUMMI TUESDAY SEPT 24 CarbendalaHeirlnMurphyibon 21 economists back plan New York AP Twentyone economists have endorsed a package of 22 pro posed legislative items aimed at eliminating some government quotas and stimulating com petition within certain indus tries With a few reservations and exceptions duly noted the economists signed a resolution supporting the legislative pack age at a daylong conference Monday in preparation for President Fords economic summit conference Friday and Saturday The action was the nearest thing to a consensus on antiin flation measures discussed at the presummit meeting But two other economists in attendance J Kenneth Galbraith of Harvard University and Nat Goldfinger of the AFLCIO refused to sign the resolution They said the proposals were irrelevant to fighting inflation The 22item package proposed by Thomas Moore of the Hoover Institution included Repeal of the meat import act Repeal of import quotas on dairy and other farm prod ucts Reduction or elimination of entry barriers into trucking Allowing licensed airlines to operate in any market and per mitting them to withdraw from unprofitable or undesired mar kets resale price maintenance to encourage competition at the retail level Economist Walter W Heller of the University of Minnesota among thesigners of the reso lution told newsmen after the conference the action was en couraging in that so many economists had agreed to attack 22 sacred cows Ford plans to hold firm on oil prices c Washington StarNews Washington The Ford administration is quietly making plans to enforce its tough new line against price gouging and production cut backs by the major oilproduc ing nations This weekend President Fore is host to foreign and finance ministers from the top four other industrial oil consumers The meeting at Camp David will be conducted on the U S side by Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger and Treas Top consuming nations fo meef this weekend my Secretary William E Si mon Kissinger and Simon along with the President have spear headed a highly vocal and highly publicized verbal attack on the economic nationalism of the oil producers The speeches have been concentrated In the past week and have been deliv ered in such highvisibility for ums as the United Nations and the World Energy Conference now In progress in Detroit The Camp David meeting by contrast is being planned in as much secrecy as is possible to confer upon a meeting of rank ing public officials of five ma jor industrial powers Britain France West Germany and Japan in addition to the U S Word of the meeting leaked out in London and in Washington from the Japanese and none of the participants are denying that it will take place For the record however U S officials are refusing to comment According to diplomatic sources the probable agenda for he meeting is a pointbypoint reflection of Kissingers pro gram for combatting the cartel tactics of oil producers The program includes fuel conser vation emergency sharing of supplies in any future oil em bargo establishment of 90day reserve supplies counteracting price increases and developing a mechanism for ther western banking system to cope with the Reassessment asked of antipollution rules Detroit AP Several experts at the World Energy Conference say a re assessment of antipollution standards is needed to help meet energy needs In our enthusiasm to make good after generations of neglect we have imposed severe en vironmental restraints upon both the production and com bustion of fossil fuels said Treasury Secretary William E Simon Opening a panel discussion on energy on Monday Simon said those restraints must be re examined along with govern ment policies on prices license and rate changes which hav curtailed the domestic searcl for oil Former British energy ad viser Lord Zuckerman alsc called for rethinking on priori ties With the prospects of severe shortfalls in energy supply before us the aims of environ mentalists interested in amenity and the conservation of nature need urgent reassessment Zuckerman saiJ E PA director says its worth it Washington AP Inflation is making clean air inore costly but the nations environmental protection direc tor says its worth it Russell E Train administra tor of the Environmental Pro tection Agency told the House subcommittee on public health and environment that the in creased cost of living was being felt fay those trying to clean up the environment under the Clean Air Act But he defended the added costs Monday saying that it would be more inflationary to do nothing about air pollution than to act now despite the eco nomic situation He said failure to reduce air pollution would increase infla tion by reducing worker pro ductivity and boosting the cost of health care that would result from pollutionrelated ill nesses immense volume of petro dollars now being generated by the newly rich oil states Kissinger has imposed a strict lid of official silence on the meeting ostensibly for fear of publicly confronting producers with a united front of consumers in light of last winters Arab oil embargo As a practical matter how ever a consumers union is al ready taking shape with U S Oil official denies prices exorbitant Vienna AP An official of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coun tries today disagreed with President Fords description of oil prices as exorbitant The representative of the 13 nation group said inflation did not begin with the increase in oil leadership and under circum stances as public as the Ford Kissinger Simon speeches Last Friday in Brussels 12 major oilconsuming nations announced agreement hi princi ple on an oil sharing and con servation plan tocombat future embargoes or production cut backs on a basis of mutual co operation The Brussels plan is a direct outgrowth of the Kissinger sponsored Washington Energy Conference of last winter and it may be the first tangible sign that the industrial nations are so wounded economically by the fourfold oil price increases of the past year that they will bury national differences and forge a common front Thmas 0 Enders asistant secretary of state foe economic affairs who attended the Brus sels meeting said Monday the administration will ask Congress for new standby authority to require Americans to cut down on use of energy to prepare for emergencies The request will Include standby powers to allocate oil supplies further control speed limits regulate settings of fur nace thermostats impose emergency taxation to reduce energy demand and if neces sary ration gasoline at the pump Shades of things to come Carriage driver In New York City Is bundled in a warm blanket as he reads a book and waits for custom ers at 59th Street and Fifth Avenue Monday The f e m perature dropped to a low of 47 degrees early In the day AP Wirephoto Areas charitable trusts grow in number worth prices It is rather because of inflation that oil prices have had to be adjusted He indicated that oil pro ducers are unwilling to lower the price paid for crude oil around the world Monday Ford told the ninth annual World Energy Confer ence in Detroit that exorbitant or rigged oil prices could threaten the breakdown world order and safety urged global energy cooperatio under a program he dubbe Project Interdependence The OPEC official today di not mention Fords speech bu leclared We know that the socallec ligh prices or crude oil hav een arrived at only because w tried to detain windfall profit made by international oil com sanies mostly America jompanies and records show that however high the crude o prices are they account a resent for no more than 1 or er cent of worldwide infla ion Nixon reported feeling depressed and fatigued Long Beach Calif AP Former President Richard M Nixon reportedly feeling de pressed and fatigued will be hospitalized at least a week for extensive tests and treatment of phlebitis His face described as pale Nixon checked into Memorial Hospital Medical Center of Long Beach through a rear entrance Monday The former presidents physician Dr John C Lungren caid Nixon would be there for at least seven days General plans call for Nixon to receive anticoagulant drugs in an effort to dissolve two blood clots now resting hi the area of his left thigh Such treatment also is designed to prevent the clots from breaking loose and moving through the blood stream to the lungs or heart where they could cause death Lungren told newsmen after Nixon his wife Pat and his youngest daughter Julie Nixon Eisenhower slipped into the hospital that he had examined the former president and found evidence of physical fa tigue Lungren an txpert in heart trouble and internal medicine who has long been Nixons per sonal doctor offered no prog nosis The doctor said he had or dered exhaustive studies to find the causative agent of the illness The phlebitis and the events of the last 45 days have caused him to not be hi good spirits to at times be low in his frame of mind Nixon aide Ronald Z Ziegler told newsmen His mind tiiough is very acute Ziegler responded with a flat No when asked If Nixon would undergo psychiatric cart The number of charitable trusts in Southern Illinois and their disclosed assets has ris en sharply in the past five years according to the Illi nois Attorney Generals office The number of charitable trusts in six area counties Franklin Jackson Perry Randolph Union and William son has gone from 22 hi 1969 to 35 in 1974 The total of disclosed assets has risen from five years ago to as of Aug 311974 The review made every five years by the attorney gen erals office shows an in crease of in disclos ed assets of the area charita ble trusts Eva Ryan secretary of the charitable trust division of the attorney generals office said that orgnizations and trusts are not required by law to disclose their assets to that office They report their assets to the courts and to trust association officers each year but are not required to dis close the amounts to this of fice unless they wish to she said The report places Jackson County in seventh place in the state hi amount of disclos ed funds for charitable activi ties with over million in assets Franklin County reported two trusts with disclosed as sets of in 1969 This year three charitable trusts are reported but the total of assets disclosed remains the same They are Southern Illinois 4H Camp Association with disclosed assets of Benton Baseball Organization with disclosed assets of and Ella Mannering no dis closed assets In Jackson County 11 trusts reported assets of hi August compared to 10 reporting assets of in 1969 They are Joseph and Sarah Lerner Memorial Education Foundation with disclosed as sets of Huber Founda tion with disclosed assets of and Hubers Boys Home with disclosed assets of Holden Hospital Corp with no disclosed as sets Egyptian Association for Mentally Retarded Children no disclosed assets Carbon dale United Fund Inc with in disclosed assets Carbondale YMGA with dis closed assets of Thrift Shop United Church Women of Carbondale no disclosed assets Southern Illinois Uni versity Foundation with 350519 in disclosed assets Foundation to Beneift Present and Former Inmates of Fed eral Prison no disclosed as sets and Archway Inc dis closed assets of Perry County trusts report ed hi 1969 numbered two with disclosed assets of The number of trusts and disclos ed assets are the same in 1974 They are Du Quoin Lions Club with disclosed assets of and Pinckneyville Lions Club with disclosed assets of One trust with disclosed as sets of 540000 was reported from Randolph County in 1969 This year four trusts report ed with disclosed assets of They are Boynton Gillespie Memorial Fund with disclos ed assets of Boynton Gillespie No 2 no disclosed assets Anna Werheim Brown no disclosed assets Alliance for Regional Community Health with disclosed assets of Two charitable trusts in Un ion County with disclosed as sets of were reported in 1969 This year four report ed but disclosed assets re main the same They are Albert Foreman St Louis Union no assets disclosed United Fund of Union County with in disclosed assets Rehabili tation and Vocational Educa tion Program Inc no assets disclosed and Anna Kiwania Foundation Inc no assets disclosed Eleven trusts with disclos ed assets of were reported from Williamson County in August compared to seven in 1969 with disclosed assets of The 1974 trusts and disclos ed assets are Shagbark Girl Scout Council Pigeon Inn Club Marion Youth Baseball League 409 Herrin Teen Town Inc Johnston City Lions Club Asklepieion Foundation Inc Fred Harrison Southern Illinois Regional Volunteer Services Council no as e listed John A Logan Founda tion no assets listed Great er Marion Area United Way no assets listed and Julie Harrison Bruce Foundation Rocky Taking pardon indicates guilt WARMER Washington AP Chance of showers tonight low in lower 50s Partly sun ny and warmer Wednesday high in mid or upper 70s Thursday through Saturday sunny and dry with above normal temperatures highs in 80s and lows in 50s INDEX Classified 13U Comics TV Bridge Crossword 17 Editorials 4 Family Living i Records 10 Sports 1112 Weather details map 10 Youth I Vice Presidentdesignate Nel son A Rockefeller said today that former President Richard M Nixons acceptance of a presidential pardon was in his view tantamount to admitting Rockefeller made the com ment as his vice presidential confirmation hearings before the Senate Rules Committee went through a second day All indications were that the panel would overwhelmingly approve the former New York governor for the nations vacant No 2 post Rockefeller also conceded under questioning today that his family one of the nations wealthiest has great potential Influence on the nations economy i think If abused tential influence if we break the law Rockefeller said At the opening of hearings Monday Rockefeller said the widespread belief that his fami ly can control the economy through interlocking personal institutional and coporate for tunes is myth As the second day of hearings began Rockefeller was asked repeatedly by Sen Robert Byrd DW Va if he would be able as vice presidents president to separate the interests of big Business from those of the na iion Yes sir no ormer New York governor re plied Committee Chairman How ard W Cannon DNev opened todays session by chastising the nations three television net works for not carrying the learings livt 1 Cannon said the networks were doing the public a dis service by not giving the hear ings more attention and broader coverage Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott voiced a similar criticism on Monday Byrd turned the questioning to last winters energy crisis and Rockefeller said he does not be lieve the nations oil companies willfully created a petroleum shortage last year as part of a conspiracy to raise their prices In my opinion if the United States last year had not had six or 12 major oil companies pro ducing or distributing oil around She world this country would lave faced a major disaster Rockefeller said thick the oil companies I did a very constructive Job of handling the situation Byrd said he could not accept Rockefellers statement that the familys economic control Is t myth The name of Rockefeller has always been associated with an aura of tremendous wealth he said Byrd said he was worried about the impact of combining such financial and economic power with political power in the office of vice president Rockefeller then conceded that potential for influence did exist But he said neither he nor other members of his family ever have abused that poten tial If I had spent a lifetime abusing economic power I as sume I would not be sitting oday Rockefeller said Mon day   

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