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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - September 27, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICI Carbcndak 710 N Illinoli Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herrin 212 N 16th Southern Hlinoisan Volume 82No 22815e a Copy Two Sections Sucnuor lo It Htrrln Dilly Journal Murphyrtoro FRIDAY SEPT 27 1974 110175 BRARY iSNEWSPAPERS BOX Leaders gather discuss inflation Washington CAP President Ford convened a summit conference on inflation today by again ruling out wage and price control and condem ning those who seek to take some advantage of economic uncertainty Ford declared in his opening remarks that there is no miracle cure for the nations economic ills then listened while congressional leaders government officials econo mists and laborleaders outlined proposed battle plans Top congressional Democrats criticized administration eco nomic policies as inadequate Credit curbs alone are not enough Budget cuts alone are not enough said Senate Ma jority Leader Mike Mans field It is time to try something different AFLCIO President George Meany told Ford after saying that administration policy is plunging the nation to ward a depression Rep Wright Patman DTex drew applause from the dele gates and a emile from Ford when he declared it was time to get rid the holdovers who contributed to a series of eco nomic mistakes When Sen Jacob Javits RN Ford again rules out any controls Y noted that some private ad visers are uging their corporate clients to raise prices in antici pation of government controls Ford termed such suggestions most unfortunate Ford said he does not have authority to impose wage and price controls and it is not likely for such authority to be in existence in the foreseeable future Ford who said I do not in tend to ask for it does not an ticipate Congress voting it Ford criticized those un founded comments by some thai it would be selfishly desirable to seek to take some advantage of economic uncertainties Lets each ind every one o us join in this struggle the President said We can get a national effort in this regard Ford hinted at tax cuts for the poor so no group is called upon to carry an unfair share of the Priority over counties State mining standards prevail Springfield AP Counties may not require stricter standards for strip mine reclamation than those estab lished by state law the Illinois Supreme Court ruled today Peoria and Xnox counties in west central Illinois argued that state law established only the minimum standards and that counties were free to impose more stringent require ments The two counties in separate suits both involving the Ameri can Smelting Refining Co contended that the states standards were too lenient al lowing the ruin of prime agri cultural land But the Supreme Court con sidering the two cases jointly ruled that state law gives sole authority for setting reclamation standards to the Illinois De partment of Mines and Miner als In their arguments Peoria and Knox counties contended that the states reclamation standards allow the existence of large rocks in the surface layer of reclaimed land and do not require that top soil be replaced after coal or other minerals have been mined Lindberg told to pay state bills Springfield AP The Illinois Supreme Court ordered comptroller George W Lindberg today to pay state vouchers 9rom certain funds which were not specifically ap propriated by the General As sembly Lindberg raised the issue last month after the General As sembly attached to the appro priation bills of 13 state agen cies a provision which was in tended tolimit the expenditure of federal funds which were not specifically appropriated by the legislature Lindberg refused to issue checks on such funds saying the legislatures action prompted him to seek a definitive ruling on a portion ot the 1970 Illinois Constitution which states The General Assembly by law shall make appropriations of all ex penditures of public funds by the state The court ruled that the lan guage added by the legislature to the appropriations bills vio lates a constitutional require ment that limits appropriations bills to the subject of appropri ations 1 load Both Mansfield and House Speaker Carl Albert agreed on this point but they questioned other Ford admin istration economic policies The administration in effect has spoken of the oldtime re ligion in coping with economic problems Albert said declaring that this falls short of what the nation needs Mansfield said in all candor I am not too optimistic about the result of the summit con ference calledby Ford hr re sponse to legislation sponsored by the Montana Democrat Sitting at Fords side Mans field outlined ninepoint pro gramthat would include man datory wage price rent and profit controls a public works job program and rationing of energy and other scarce mater ials The Democrats criticism of Republican policies brought a mild rebuke from Senate GOP leader Hugh Scott We are here in good faith not to practice politics but to exhibit sensibili ty said the Pennsylvania Re publican Sen John Tower RTex said it was wrong fr blame the ad ministration for economic prob lems All of us are to blame he said Congress as well as the executive Democrats as well as Republicans business as well at labor After Ford and the congres sional leaders spoke the hun dreds of conferees in a hotel ballroom heard reports from members from a panel on busi ness and finance President Ford and Sens Scott left and Mansfield center puff on pipes while attending economic summit conference AP wirephotoj Oshel Simon spar over outside1 fund sources Treasury Secretary William Simon said the panel members were all realistic about the cure Theyknpw its going to be a tough Panel embers indicated lit tle interest in renewed wage and prhe controls but did speak of the need for more jawboning and stronger enforcement pow er Harvard economist Otto Eks tein was blunt about the future The economy will a re cession which seems to be the price we have to pay to bring inflation under control Both Albert and Mansfield questioned whether Fords pro posed cuts in the federal budget would have much impact on in flation At best Mansfield said the federal budget is a fraction of the answer The President puffed on his pipe as he listened to the Democratic congressional lead ers blend criticism of his poli cies with suggestions for change In his opening remarks Ford indicated he was moving toward tax cuts for the poor who he said had been hit hardest by in flation This administration will seek to ensure that burdens are distributed equally he aid Alan Greenspan chief of the Council of Economic Advisors was quoted by Press Secretary Ron Nessen as believing infla tion cannot be controlled in less than 18mohthsto three years More htan 700 participants were enlisted for the summit By Karen Rothe Of The Southern Illinoisan Val Oshel Republican of Harrisburg said today that congressional opponent Paul Simons campaign is sup ported largely with funds from outside this congressional dis trict Simon Demo crat of Carbondale replied that 76 per cent originates in Southern Illinois The two candidatestraded campaigri financing arid ex penditure figures during press conferences at the Carbondale Holiday Inn Oshel who was first to call a conference said that he has spend in his campaign from Jan 1 through Aug 31 He said that opponent Sim on has received in contributions largely from outside the district Simon confirmed the 930 figure but presented a breakdown of figures to indi cate that 76 per cent came from inside the district In this breakdown hesaid that came from con tributions of or more from individuals within the 1 district came from la bor and professional commit tees the Democratic Congres sional Campaign Committee and miscellaneous in contributions of less than from individuals es timated at 60 per cent within the district from loans tohis campaign commit tee all from within the dis trict He saidhehas 600 in contributions of or more from individuals out side the district the largest of which was from former US Sen Paul Doug las DIll Simon charged that Oshel continues to fail to disclose his personal income for the years he has held public of fice Simon former lieuten ant governor has made per sonal income disclosures each year he was in office During the Simon press con ference Simon played a tape of Oshels wife Shirley who was saying during a radio broadcast that Simon has re ceived 80 per cent of his con tributions from outside the district Gshel dirt not repeat the 80 per cent figure today An Oshel campaign aide later said that such specifics were not included in the conference because Oshel wanted to pre sent his own caimpaign finance information in a positive way not attack his opponent He said he was unable to say if Oshel still regards the 80 per cent figureasaccurate Oshels campaign finance and expenditure breakdown said that in contribu tions have been received with of this amount being money he personally has put into the campaign He said he has received 28 contributions of or more litical Action Committee He also received from the Committee on Political Educa tion of the AFLCIO he said He listed 20 other political committees and various or ganizations that have contri buted in this category Recommendations as to which candidate should re ceive help from these groups totaling He received in small contributions uCu generatedthrough sale of his are made by members at the Oshel didnot wheretherecordy anv album ofOshel congressional district level thinks the singing which he givesout and the funds are distributed in return for contributions he said He also received from the Republican Congressional Boosters Club in Washington DC he said Simon in questioning after his conference said the lar gest interest group contribu tion he received was from the Illinois Medical Po trict funds he refers to are from but later in answer to questions said that Simon was endorsed by the Chicago Democratic machine as a candidate for governor and I think the ties are still there In reply Simon said I think my record of indepen dence is clear by the national organizations he said He said he feels he was endorsed and supported by many of these groups because both he and his opponent have worked with many of these people during their times in state government and they feel he is the most effective candidate Index Classified Religion Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map 1922 5 23 4 6 7 1314 7 Nixon condition improving Long Beach Calif AP Former President Richard M Nixon is responding satisfac torily to both oral and intra venous drugs used to dissolve the dimesized blood clot in his right lung his doctor says Nixons physician Dr John Lungren said in a brief written doudy tonight chance of showers and thunderstorms Low upper 50s or lower 60s Saturday variable cloudiness chance of showers and thun derstorms High in the middle THREATENING heparin by con tinubus intravenous drip are being administered This com bined medication will be con rinued for a number of days US considers funding Solar energy study may get billion Detroit AP from the time Archimedes set Federal Energy Administrator a Roman fleet afire using the uersiurms nig in me mmww fil ernprterf tn rp sunday through Tuesday next week and be unable to at tend the start of the Watergate coverup trial in Washington Paperback Marion innovation New meters want no buys Nixon r i it i memoirs money for halt hour Marion is one of the first cities in Southern Illinois to offer 30 minutesof free met ered parking downtown Shoppers can park free for 30minutes on the Marion Pub lie Square and a portion of North Market street New York AP Warner Paperback Library each nickel inserted The mehas purchased the paperback ters do not take pennies g Meters in other places still President Richard M Nixon s take pennies and do not give memoirs accorduig to Nixons thefree parking literary agent Irving P Mayor Robert Butler said Lazar the parking commission feels hands that they oru ifis not operating meters to will be toe publishers Meter Patrolman Paul Hits makemoney butonly to break wJl be La ar sa d after a darffer Thursday completed even on costs of maintaining installation of 52 new meters the parking system He said the city would like to get to the point of free on the square and 37on North Market street The new meters give a per son intending to be gone a meeting Thursday witti the ex ecutives of the New Yorkbased decllned say parking altogether but has not much Warner would pay for the turn of the handle If a person intends to be gone longer he can get an hours parking for been able to devise a means meters adding that Nixons kind of book he writes If he This is a step toward the writes an interesting book I f jfr nnll n ultimate goal he said Ntw Marlon dottnt want for 30 mlnutw think it will sell a lot Other literary agents have speculated that Nixon could earn million for his mem PhotobyCdCrttr oirs John C Sawhill said today that The United States is consider ihg a billion research pro gram on solar energy over the next five years Sawhill told delegates to the World Energy Conference the United State hopes to have several solar technologies with wide commercial application by 1985 It appears possible that by the year 2000 solar energy sys tems might be capable of sup plying 5 to 10 per cent of total U S electricity requirements he said Addressing a round table on the final day of the conference Sawhill said solar energy has captured mankinds imagination suns reflected power He noted the Senate last week passed a billion budget for research this year authorizing a major drive for practical solar technologies primarily to generate electricity But he also warned there is only a limited potential for ma jor energy impacts from alter nate energy sources such as solar and geothermal between now and 1985 For the short term he said much of the research and de velopment will continue to be concerned with safer and more efficient coal mining technology radioactive waste management and nuclear plant safety Complex documents Rockys fax ref urns may delay Senafe Washington AP The complexity of Nelson A Rockefellers tax returns seems ikely to delay Senate action on his vice presidential nomination until after the November elec ions informed sources said to day The sources said thataudits of Rockefellers taxes being wepared for the Senate Rules Jommittee which ended its mblic hearings on Thursday wont be ready until at least the dird week in October That was the estimate earlier n theweek by Chairman Peter W Rodino Jr DNJ whose House Judiciary Committee wont even start its hearings until after the elections However Chairman Howard W Cannon DNev of the Senate panel had been hopeful the material being prepared by the Internal Revenue Service for the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation would be ready next week Both houses are scheduled to quit work for the monthlong election recess in two weeks so the delay would assure that neither could finish Rocke fellers confirmation by then r   

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