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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - November 1, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFPICI Carbendate 710 N Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herrin 212 N Southern Illinoisan luccMiorloCirbondl Frw Prsn Billy JoornW Murphyibore 010175 Il Volume 82No 2571 Sc Copy 2 I BOX 78 535 CarbondaleHerrlnMwrphysbcre Unemployment rate highest in 3 years Unemployment Washington AP The nations unemployment rate climbed from 58 to 6 per cent last month its highest level in three years the government reported today The increase another in dicator of recession was a pre election blow to the Republican national administration The October unemployment level was the highest since November 1971 when it also hit six per cent during a time of recovery from the recession of 1970 and 1971 The last time unemployment was above six per cent was in November 1961 also a postrecessionary period The Labor Department said 55 million Americans were without jobs last month 200000 more than in September and 13 million more than in October 1973 Government analysts said the 55 million unemployed was the highest since the Labor Depart ment began compu ing monthly unemployment figures i n 1948 j c Black workers accounted or much of increase m he October rise in unemployment as their iobless rate rose from 98 to 10 9 per cent the depart Jf The iob ess rate for pected to continue rising possibly as high as seven per cent next according to forecasts made by some of President Fords economic ad visers To aid the jobless the ad ministration has proposed legislation that would extend unemployment benefits and provide additional public service jobs when the national unemploymentrate exceeds six per cent for three consecutive months The Labor Department said employment which has risen 850000 in the past year was uncnanged in October at 865 million The civilian labor force nelJsteady last month at 92 million Unempioyment has averaged 4 5 per cent since Worij War IL rate had to a 3 year low of 46 per cent last October at the start of the Arab oi jn June edgfid UQ silently in July and August VtenThs of a J B ms The government said the tog gest increase in unemployment Food conference Supermarkets do know executive says B midwestern supermarket chain today broke ranks with his colleagues and told a food ssauts costs and prices neEoUate voluntary export Wayne H0rvig chairman o voluntj the jo nt la threatened to exceed a certain Average hourly earnings rose 2 cent a year ago Among the major groups in the labor force the unemploy ment rate for adult men rose from 39 to 43 per cent In con trast the rates for adult women 56 per cent and teenagers 169 per cent which had risen sharply in September were both unchanged last month The jobless rate for household heads rose from 34 to 37 par cent last month while the rate for married males edged up to 29 per cent Both the lengths of the work week and factory delivery This beer truck made an unscheduled stop at Weileys Corrici Pa Thursday after running off a rural road and landing m the lawn of a home The driver escaped serious injury but most of Hit cargo was damaged AP Wirephoto Blow up two houses Israelis raid village in Lebanon By the Associated Press Israeli troops raided the Lebanese village of Blida early today blew up two houses suspected of being bases for Arab terrorists then returned to Israel military sources in Tel Aviv said with the West has launched a war of PLO Any attempt to abort the nerves against the oil produc Palestinian entity will have ing nations designed to in consequences in oil rich Arao titnidate them into lowering oil countries America knows well export prices that its prestige as a big power Lebanese sources said five is linked to its ability to houses were destroyed in the guarantee the flow of Arab oil to raid on Blida a mile from the the Western world the ruler of oilrich Kuwait Sheik Sabah Salem el Sabah called for rational and sensible talks between the in dustrial and oil producing na tions to solve the worlds infla tion crisis and their business to exchange informa the National tion Food Chnins Agriculture States again if it sup areas as beef and even if they ingbsession gram did antitrust and other laws 6 j d hi j as he The Agriculture Department wmld prevent the disclosure of ThurS reported a 4per increase m them Elsewhere in Washington farm prices from Sept 15 to Oct Donald S Perkins board TreasUry Secretary 15 Hgher prices for wheat chfirmanof Jewel Co Chicago wjuiam K simon was saying corn hogs soybean ana coicon d Illinois rate holds at 47 ft SlISTR May decide his appearance as witness Watergate lawyers eye Nixon health u t r critical condition today fron P rkn sid s company rr Despite President Fords remained unchanged the illness because for the reelecton com to i makes a complete inventory of its meat depart ment every four weeks to find else Simon cut exactly what it has sold d in Discussing the adover a year ago And the He called for government ministration plans at a National government reported all retail statisticians to stop coming up press Club luncheon sales fm the last week with estimated proft margins concerned Qctober rose per cent above based on theory which he prices nave been faii lastyear while consumer Assistant Atty Gen area defendant John D Ehrlichman ss The day of Jan David C Bress for Kenneth V cour oom for f ome time Illegal campaign donations Exdairy officials sentenced to jail SR to H they recommend that Nixon not Ford visit set million in public reassured tamers mac ne wouia wores aim water and power East St Louis on not allow foreign imports to development projects as an antidecreased from 7 to 68 deteriorate their inflation measure cent Washington AP Two former top leaders of the natians biggest dairy cooperative were sentenced to jail terms today for making il legal campaign donations the first time prison sentences have been imposed for such an of fense since the Watergate scan dals began US District Judge George L Hart Jr said the jail sentences were handed out to deter others from making illegal corporate campaign donations Hart sentenced Harold S Nelson and David L Parr to three years in jail but im mediately suspended all but four months of the term He also fined them both Hart scheduled them to begin serving their sentences Nov 8 at1 the federal prison compound at Montgomery Ala Nelson of San Antonio Tex was general manager of Associated Milk Producers Inc Parr of Little Rock Arft was Nelsons top assistant Both were toppled from power in an internal struggle at the coop in 1972 before the contribu tion scandals were exposed Nelson and Parr pleaded guilty to making illegal dona tions to Sen Hubert Humphrey DMiim Rep Wilbur Mills D Ark among others In addition to campaign donations Nelson also admitted authorizing a bribe for former Treasury Secretary John B Connally who has denied receiving the money Connally has been charged with bribery perjury and con spiracyand haspleadedinno cent Tonight partly cloudy mild low 57 to 62 Saturday variable cloudiness and cooler chance of showers high 70 to 75 Partly cloudy Sunday Fair Monday Partly cloudy Tues day with little change in tem peratures lows 38 to 48 higns in the 60s Nixon in best condition m since having operation Lone Beach Calif AP Former President Richard M Nixon is in his best since his operation President Ford was told today Afer hearing the news X ora arranged to visit Nixon later today Ford who aroused a storm of INDEX Classifed Religion Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map 1922 6 27 4 7 2223 1516 23 Tohn Lunen caUed Sdential Wmfam Lukash and saidf The former bv helicoter to B V to nospjtai pord spent Thursday a Los Angeles hotel after a Republican campaign lessen said Ford woud spend about 20 minutes at the hospital where Nixon is still listed in critical condition after surgery Ford would be a rreous boost to his doctors said late Thursday that he probably will remain on the critical list for 24 to 72 hours They said There are dangers lurking In the said the internal bleeding whicb nearly cost the former president his life had apparentiy stopped New tranesfusions were ordered to replace blood lost after surgery last Tuesday for his phlebitis said Ford talked to Mrs Nixon by telephone Thurs day and asked whether it would be helpful if he went to see Na cant think of that would do him more goooV was Mrs Nixons reply Nessen said
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