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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - September 29, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OFFICE Carbondala 710 N Illinois Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Hcrrin 212 N 16th So Volume a Copy 5 Sections Comics Family Weekly Tabloid I ern Blinoisan Successor to Carbonda le Fret Herrln Dally Journid Murphytboro IndtpeixMM SUNDAY SEPT 29 1974 CarbondileHtrrinMurphysbore Simon named head of economy board Ill IlilliilllUlliUliinljb Getting the lowdown Alan Greenspan left chair mic Advisers leans in front chats with William Seidman mit Saturday in Washington man of the Council of Econo of Sen Mike Mansfield as he director of the economic sum AP Wirephoto Hostage flees terrorists c New York Times Washington President Ford pledging action to bring balance and vitality to our economy said Saturday he will offer a coherent and comprehensive program in the next 10 days to deal with inflation and recession He announced three institu tional decisions to help imple ment that program In a speech closing the Na tional Conference on Inflation the President announced the creation of an Economic Policy Board to coordinate and consolidate the governments economic efforts domestic and international the creation of a White House labormanagement committee and the appointment of a Princeton University economist to head the Council of Wage and Price stability The president named William E Simon the Secretary of the Treasury as chairman of the board and said that Simon will Bandits steal million be his principal spokesman on economic policy Ford named L William Seid man who was executive direc tor of the inflation conference to be executive director of the I policy board Seidman a long time friend of the president will also be his assistant for coordination and implementa tion of economic affairs The policy board which will replace what one White House official said was a plethora of economic advisory groups will be Fords chief economic policy drafting body The official said that it was designed to meet the presidents desire that he be accessible to a large number of economic ad visers Reportedly ad hoc groups will be formed of members of the board to deal with specific economic proj jlems Ford also announced Saturday he creation of a White House abormanagement committee whose counsel and recom fective collective bargaining promote sound wage and price policies boost productivity and establish more effective man power policies John T Dunlop who was director of the nowdefunct Cost of Living Council was nsmed coordinator of the committee Many of its members in fact particularly the labor renresen tatives served on waeeprice panels in phases two and three of President Nixons economic stabilization program Ford reportedly expects to turn to members of this when he is looking for auick Ad vice and opinion on policy con siderations The Presidents third an nouncement was the pyipoint ment of Albert Rees an i mendations will not only be economist at Princeton sought but given to me manto1 University as director pc man and facetoface The eight business and eight labor leaders on the board would advise him on major economic policies ways to assure ef William Simon Council on Wage srd Pice stability which was by act of Congress in Aiw to monitor and actions throughout the economy Santo Domingo Dominican Republic AP One hostage heaved himself through a second story window and escaped from leftist ter rorists in the Venezuelan con sulate Saturday but seven other persons including an American woman diplomat remained captive The band of 23 leftists took over the consulate about noon Friday in a coordinated plan in which they also abducted Barbara Hutchison director of the US Information Service in the Dominican Republic near her office and drove her to the consulate The terrorists were reported heavily armed and some of the hostages said they have planted explosives throughout the two story stucco building threaten ing to blow it up ifpolice attack They were demanding million ransom from the US govern ment and the release of 37 lef tists from Dominican prisons Police sources identified the man who escaped as Pablo Chao a Dominican of Japanese descent They said he was hospitalized but his injuries were not known Dominican authorities ordered electricity and water cut off to the consulate Saturday and one of the hostages Venezuelan Consul Jesus de Gregorio said in a telephone interview that conditions inside were extreme ly uncomfortable There are 14 persons in my office now and we are all perspiring It is very hot We need electricity urgentlyWe dont have any water Gregorio told a Dominican radio sta tion Shortly before dusk another hostage Venezuelan Vice Consul Jose Manuel Alvarado ap peared briefly at a second story Inside today ROBERT or dinary guy who loves his fam ily his music and his sword canes Story by Kathie Pratt Page 1A PYATT a town at the inter section of Illinois 13 and 152 is the living heritage of gen erations of two Southern Il linois families Story by Karen Rothe photos by Butch Ne yious Page 24 SINGLE WOMEN What Is life like for unmarried work ing women living in a univer sity town in Southern Illinois Story by Kathie Pratt Page 17 PIRATES WIN to take one game lead over losing Car dinals Page 9 SALUKIS GAMBLE results in another narrow loss Page 9 BAKE McBRIDE of the Cardinals has a shot at Na tional League Rookie of the year in Doggin It Page 11 Index Argentines flee in fear Buenos Aires Argentina AP Three prominent Argentines fled the country Saturday amid rightwing threats and following the kidnap slaying of a leftist lawyer Raul Laguzzi a leftist former rector of Buenos Aires University fled to Mexico and Norman Briski and Guevara left for window and threw down a bottle he said contained a note of ut most importance from Miss Hutchison to the US Embassy Police confiscated the bottle and turned itover to the em bassy but officials there declined to comment on its con tents Earlier a Dominican woman hostage said in a telephone in terview that the terrorists were growing impatient and had treatened to kill everyone in the building in a matter of minutesof seconds if their demands were not met Reno Nev AP Three bandits disguised in Halloween masks pulled off the largest recorded bank robbery in US history when they robbed a downtown bank of more than SI million the FBI said Satur day The men escaped into a rowdy crowd watching a parade along Renos busy casino strip The FBI spokesman in Washington said the armed robbery Friday night netted the systematic robbers about million in cash surpassing the previous record of taken in a Las Vegas bank robbery 2 years ago Bank examiners said the exact amount of the Reno robbery will not be known until an audit is conducted Mon day j FBI spied on Harrimcn c Washington StarNews Washington The FBI placed the Georgetown home of W Averell Harriman under surveillance on May 18 1970 to spy on a meeting of State Department personnel opposed to the US invasion of Cambodia according to testimony released Saturday night by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee The disclosure was made by former Special Agent Bernard Wells a supervisor in the FBIs domestic intelligence division when it was headed by retired Assistant Director William C Sullivan Wells testified in July at a closed session of the committee j when it was investigating ihe role of Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger in the 17 national security wiretaps carried out by the FBI on White House orders between May 1969 and February 1971 A committee staff chronology of the wiretap episode treats the physical surveillance cryptically in analyzing documents furnished the committee by the FBI It states May 18 1970 Sullivan sends former Assistant j surveillance an assistant to Henry A Kiss inger asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to place under Director Cartha D Deloach a memo reporting what appears to be a physical surveillance of a meeting at Averell Harrimans residence of State Department personnel who opposed the Cambodia operation A handwritten note by Hoover says an excellent job I talked government some of officials the who became targets of a con troversial wiretap program ac cording to Senate testimony made public Saturday General Haig who told the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee in July that he never viewed myself as anything but President Nixons chief of staff met with the late FBI director J Edgar Hoover at the White House and informed Hoover that all future wiretap reports were to be sent to Haldeman at the specific instructions of Nix on Haig Ordered FBI Taps New York Times Alexander M Haig Jr while to Haldeman at Key Bis cayne an extension of Dr Kissinger The surveillance of the j testified that in passing the meeting at Harrimans names of officials to FBI he took place less than five daysi after HR Haldeman then had been told to ask generally that they be surveilled Kissinger who was President Nixons National Security Adviser when the wiretaps were begun in May of 1969 has maintained publicly and under oath that he never initiated or recommended the use of elec tronic surveillance as a means of finding and stopping leaks of sensitive foreign policy in formation to the news media Betty Ford undergoes mastectomy actors Nacha Peru Ann Landers Bridge Business Byline BG Classified Crossword Editorials Family living Finance Records Sports Television Weather details map 5A 5A 3334 2 2527 5A 32 1719 3538 5 914 7A11A 5 Parly cloudy and cool today with the high in the upper 60s Fair and con tinued cool tonight Northwest erly winds 10 to 20 miles per hour Monday partly sunny and warmer with the high in the mid70s c New York Times Bethesda Md Betty Ford underwent major surgery today for removal of her right breast after a lump in the breast was found to be cancerous Doctors described the condi tion of the 56yearold wife of the President as satisfactory in the first formal medical bulletin of the twoday conference on inflation he had initiated There he told the delegates that the doctors had assured me that she came through the operation all right His voice quivered as he spoke and as he walked out to return to the hospital tears were streaming from his eyes Mrs Fords condition stabilized nicely in the recovery ward and she was returned to the suite at 3 pm Her blood pressure pulse and respiration are normal She is experiencing some postoperative discomfort which is quite normal for the operation she has undergone Mrs Ford is alert and spent a few minutes with the President issued Saturday night at the according to Sen Hubert H j and her family She will remain Naval Medical Norge employes agree to ask for strike OK Norge union employes in Herrin overwhelmingly ap proved a proposal Saturday to ask the national union head quarters to sanction a strike for October if they deem it necessary a spokesman said The employes members of the International Association of Machinists Lodge 554 cast 728 votes in favor of a strike There were 23 votes against the strike request A threeyear contract will expire at midnight on Oct 15 Saturday mornings vote was not a strike vote a union representative explained The vote was to give the unions negotiating committee the au thority to call a strike if no agreements can be made on a new contract If a strike is to be called it will require another vote from the tnion members the spokesman said The spokes man asked that his name not be used The vote followed a short 10 minute talk by union offi cials concerning the negotia tions A continuous stream of union members filed through the Herrin High School audi torium to vote Voting began at 10 am and was completed by about 11 am Saturday Norge is Southern Illinois largest industrial employer employing about 2000 per sons The IAM accepted the cur rent contract in October 1971 following an 18day strike That contract brought base salaries from to p hour Nonincentive increas es were 22 cents an hour the first year and 15 cents an hour each of the two succeed ing years That would bring the current base pay to an hour Bethesda Center President Ford who had ap peared grim and pale at midday when he saw his wife soon after the threehour operation emerged from the hospital late today with a smile and told reporters I just spent some time with Betty Her spirits are excellent She looks just great and the children and I are very en couraged after talking with the doctors Shes a great gal And shes doing very well Mrs Ford he said listened mostly during his visit The President said that he would return later Saturday night to the Naval hospital The surgeons who performed the open standard mastec tomy on Mrs Ford said that there was no initial indication that the cancer had spread But they added that this would not be certain until completion of pathological tests of the malig nant tissue Mrs Ford entered the hospital Friday night after physicians discovered a suspicious nodule or lump in her right breast on Thursday during a routine physical examination The surgeons removed the nodule early Saturday morning A biopsy confirmed that it was malignant and Mrs Ford underwent surgery The flew by helicopter from the White House to the suburban Washington hospital soon after the operation and then returned to deliver a i speech to the concluding session Humphrey DMinn who spoke at the meeting The hospitals medical bulletin said on intravenous fluids and under close observation throughout the night Her condition is satisfac No further reports will be made until 10 am CDT today The President is expected to at tend church at that hour In addition to the right breast surgeons also removed the underlying pectoral muscles and lymphbearing tissue under the right arm The general prognosis is favorable Dr William Fouty a Navy Captain and chief of surgery at the hospital said after he had performed the nearly threehour operation I would hope that she would live out a normal life However Fouty said it would be impossible to predict recovery with any degree of certainty I would say the chances of recovery are 76 per cent at this point he added Other medical sources com mented that these chances might even be significantly higher because of the relatively small size of the nodule and early detection Bayh had similar operation Indianapolis Ind AP Three years ago next month Sen Birch Bayh DInd withdrew from the Democratic presidential nomination race because his wife Marvella had to undergo a mastectomy similar to Betty Fords opera tion Saturday Now Im feeling great Mrs Bayh told the Associated Press by telephone Saturday soon after hearing of Mrs Fords malignancy I feel it should pointup two things women need to be alert and most of them can be saved if cancer is diagnosed and treated early And I want to emphasize two other things Onceayear physical examinations and monthly selfbreast examina tion Its quick simple and easy Meanwhile she said On the Hill theyre arguing about million for cancer research The House voted million and the Senate million Now com mittees are arguing about the difference Half of the approved cancer research projects went unfunded last year and hat really points out how priorities are out of order Mrs Bayh said She said some statistics worth remembering are that brerst cancer strikes one of 15 American women and is the No 1 cause of death among women 40 to 45 years of age Cancer in all forms strikes one of every our Americans of both sexes she said If there was a foreign attack on one out of four Americans we would mobilize every resource she said I hope Mrs Fords operation will underscore to Congress our need o put our money where our roblems are Betty Ford   

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