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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - November 10, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PUBLICATION OWCI HO N Illinois 1113 Walnut Herrin M N Hfh Volume MNo t Copy I Sections Comics Family Weekly TV Magazine ern oisan faultier to cirbondi Mirrln Dtlly JMrMI Muruhyibort SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10 1974 Coal talks alive But strike expected to start Monday and last tor at least two weeks Washington AP Leaders of the United Mine Workers and the coal industry said they made progress in contract negotiations Saturday while many coal mines operated overtime in the last weekend before a strike The strike is scheduled to begin when the current contract Area situation Page 3 Illinois impact Page 4 uc6U Fanner said it was unlikely both sides were honing down expires midnight Monday Even an agreement would be reached the remaining issues He add The strike which begins of ficially at am Tuesday could last even longer if the rankandfile reject a tentative contract settlement A long walkout would have serious consequences for the economy and particularly for the steel and electric power Industries which are heavily dependent on coal by skrike to allow 120 mn to vote on Mffler said both sides were mine operators had agreed in and not have any trouble selling his adjourned Saturday evening with plans to resume Sunday morning chief Industry negotiator Guy Farmer We have made real pro gress There are no issues that be resolved progress on the detail Miller said Union spokesmen said the Asked if the talks could bog other major unresolved issues down in a stalemate Miller include wages grievance pro said I dont see any Indication cedures pensions sick pay aid ol that now to disabled miners and widows Another union official said and some safety demands o bfrgaining tabl because of the way it is turning out Miller who has been less optimistic than Farmer in recent days said that was an assessment he would have to make when the time came Japanese tanker explodes Tokyo AP A tanker loaded with liquified gas and a freighter hauling steel collided in busy Tokyo Bay on Saturday setting off a thun derous explosion that sent flames shoointg 600 feet into the air UMW President Arnold AP Wirephoto Explosion rips OAS offices Washington AP An explosion Saturday night damaged the headquarters of the Organization of American States just three blocks from the White House police said An OAS spokesman said the explosion apparently was caused by a bomb placed in or near a public telephone booth on the buildings second floor near the office of the secretary general The blast coincides with the meeting of OAS members in Quito Ecuador to debate1 whether to lift the 10yearold economic and diplomatic sanc tions imposed by OAS members against Cuba There have been several recent bombings in Quito to protest the meeting There were no injuries and there were only two persons in the building at the time of the explosion at pm EST the spokesman said The building located at 17th and Constitution had been open to the public earlier in the day and a steady stream of visitori had entered the ornate struc ture which is a tourist attrac tion here The spokesman described damage to the building as pretty heavy He said win dows were blow out and a hole punched through the ceiling above the blast site Last shift The Impending nationwide ttrlki eould mean that miner Smith Melvln of Weft Frankfotr might not be back en the for at least two weeks Smith Melvln worki at the Freeman No 4 mine near Johnston City Photo by Butch Nevlous Woman striker is killed Providence RI AP A woman striker was killed and another was seriously injur ed Saturday when a nurse at the Crnaston Institue of Mental Health drove through their picket line in a car police said Gov Philip Noel later ordered 86 officers and men from the National to assist a gkeleton crew of hospital work ers in providing housekeeping dietary services State police patroled picket lines outside the institution after Wilma Schesler 55 of West Greenwich was killed and Marguerite Mclntyre 54 of Pawtycket was seriously injured by the car Mrs Mclntyre was listed in poor condition at St Josephs Hospital Another striker Pasco Capoverdi 52 of West Warwick was treated and released with minor injuries The driver of the car Tonia T Healey 34 of Warwick was charged with driving so as to endanger and with leaving the scene of an accident One striker describing the incident said the picket line was stretched across an access road to the hospital The picketers were member of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employes AFSCME who struck several state hospitals Friday over a pay dispute The Maritime Safety Agency said four sailors were known dead and 30 were missing in the worst collision ever between a tanker and a freighter in Japanese waters Earlier maritime officials had said five bodies had been found Resciieboats picked up33 survivors before the explosion which occurred three hours after the collision Officials said seven were injured Most of those rescued were from the tanker while 26 of the missinger were from the freighter The search for survivors con tinued but hopes dimmed as the hours passed Visibility at the time of the collision was said to have been air and the sea calm But the port is often described as being as crowded as Tokyos Ginza the Times Square of the Japanese capital More than 150 enter and leave the port daily Fire continued to rage aboard the 4872Ston Japanese tanker Yuyo Maru for hours after the fiery blast disrupting traffic in the port Patrol craft and fireboats surrounded the ship but r sees arms hope By Bernard Gwertzman c New York Times Washington Secretary of State Kissinger returned home today hopeful that his 18day 27000mile trip had opened the way to further strategic arms 1 i m i t a t i oi agreements with theSoviet Un ion and stepbystep peace moves in the Middle East Upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base at pm ESY Kissinger told reporters I had a good trip He added that he thought an impasse had been averted in the Middle East and that prospects were good for discussions with the Russians on strategic arms Kissingers Boeing 707 refuel ed at the United States Torrejon Air Base outside Madrid en route from Tunisia Reporters aboard the plane were told that Kissinger while preoccupied with the complex Secretary of State returns after 18day 17nation trip EnLai who has been seriously ill has reduced his work load Chou was Kissingers principal contact in China and a leading force in Pekings drive to normalize relations On mis 18day trip one of the most grueling of Kissinger Middle East situation believed South Korea and Vladivostok missions the secretary stopped that the first four days of his Kissinger plans to spend a few in 17 countries including trip the period in Moscow hours this afternoon at Camp refueling stops in Denmark on might have been the most imDavid the presidential retreat the way to Russia and in Spain portant in Maryland briefing Ford on on the way home He conferred In the Soviet capital KissHis trip as well as beginning with Spanish Foreign Minister inger and Leonid I Brezhnev discussions on Fords Pedro Cortina during his the Soviet Communist Party journey stopover there leader laid the basis for an In addition Kissinger who will Although he was able to report nouncing a framework for a accompany Ford to the Far progress in the arms nextstage arms limitation acEast has been discussing the discussions Kissinger found cord when President Ford and possibility of making a side trip sensitivities and rivalries Brerzhnev meet in two weeks of his own to Peking for talks toward the United States had not near the Soviet far eastern port with the Chinese leadership changed Brezhnev made it of Vladivostok Kissinger has not been in clear that in the Middle East the Much of the next week in China since November 1973 and Soviet Union held strongly op Washington will be taken up in is eager to find out if overall posed views to the United Statea preparing for Fords trip relations with the Chinese have on how to proceed toward a set starting next weekend to Japan altered now that Premier Cbou tlement Israel fears US policy reversal were c Washington StarNews Washington Israeli fears that the United kept at a distance for fear of States is preparing to reverse further explosions from its stated policy and begin to deal cargo of liquififed propane with the Palestine Liberation butane and naphtha picked up Organization have mounted for in Saudi Arabia nearly two weeks despite all While the tanker continued to efforts by State Department blaze officials said the fire ficials to allay them aboard the freighter the 10784 Friday a policy dispute over daj linked to the more damaging to Kissingers Ares had burned pLO recognition broke out labor coition formal public insistence that Although State Department denies recognizing PLO in normal tones would broadcast over Kol Israel the there has been no change hi heat Argentine bodyguard killed Buenos Aires Argentina AP Guerrillas shot and killed a bodyguard to Argentinas deputy federal police hief Elio Allevi Rossi on Saturday and there was speculation the gunmen may have been after the police official Latyer police in Cordoba the countrys second largest city reported 25 separate bomb ex plosions They said a man lost a leg and an eye and a 7month old child was injured in the bomb ings Another 20 bombs were disarmed in the city police said Rossi was named deputy police chief last week after leftist Mon tonero guerrillas assassinated Federal Police Chief Alberto Villar and his wife by blowing up their cabin cruiser President Isabel P e r o n declared a state of siege Wednesday ton Pacific Ares had out But they said rescue workers were kept from have been relegatred to the g0vemmentrun radio and American policy boarding the ship due to Intense category of diplomatic trivia teevisiOD network What they Sober described as a senior Instead it produced a flurry of could not have been US state deparmtent official frantic cables to Secretary of State Henry A Kissingers party In Tel Aviv At issue was a private con versation Wednesday afternoon with reality and change its China policy State Department officials were privately incensed that the con versation was leaked and they insisted tht the leaked version was a complete misrepresen tation of what Sober had ac tually said Israel pound is devalued Belfast shots kill three c New York Times Belfast Northern Ireland at the State Department during which acting Assistant Three Roman Catholics were Secretary of State Sidney Sober killed and two protestants in and a visiting Israeli jured in a series of revenge parliamentarian touched on the shootings in the Belfast area PLO question following one of Ulsters most Friday morning a leaked violent weeksin many raon version of the conversation ap tfas peared in Davar a Tel Aviv Another quake strikes Peru Lima An earthquake hit Peru Saturday in almost the spot and with almost the force as the last one but casualties and only damage were reported Jerusalem AP Israel devalued its pound by over Kol Israel was reported as 43 per cent early today and an having told the Knesset nounced new taxes on imports in member Ehud Olmert of the rightwing Likud opposition party that sooner or later Israel will have no alternative but to negotiate with the ter on rorist organization The reportwent on the quote Sober as explaining that Israel no must get used to the new slight reality created by the Rabat conference af tu finite an attempt to come to grips with a serious economic crisis that has plagued th country since the 1973 October war Since the war Israeli inflation has skyrocketed its balance of payments has run a deficit of billion and its foreign cur rency reserves have dropped to a threemonth low because of US proposes nonfarm fertilizer cut c New York Times Rome The United States delegation at the World Food Conference under pressure from con gressional advisers proposed a resolution Saturday urging the reduction of nonagricultural use of fertilizer to ease a critical shortage held partly responsible fnr famine this year in south Asia About 15 per cent of the fertilizer used in the United States goes into such nonfood applications as improving lawns cemeteriei and golf tourses A That 15 per cent would have been enough to add two million to three million tons to the wheat crop of India this year specialists at the food con ference reported The US proposal was made at the urging of Sen Hubert Butz the secretary o f agriculture into action at a US strategy session Friday night Butz had been opposed to making any call for restraint either conference or in the United Statees itself argu ing that the scarcity was tem porary tht Agriculture US pressured as conference studies hunger Department believesthere will be a surplus again within three years and that Americans should be allowed to do with fertilizer as they please U S delegation officers said bey vert uncertain wfaatiur Saturdays proposal if not ac cepted by the conference of 130 nations would be followed up by any voluntary rationing or allocation program in the United States It was too early for any formal comment on the surprise U S moved Officials from developing countries generally favored it Analysts said it would probably be difficult for rich countries to oppose It The total shortfall of food mainly In the countries of South Asia and subSahara Africa was estimated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United apoubrlnj body of this conference at between 7 million and 11 million tons of grain which means starvation or malnutrition for halfa billion people over the next eight months One of the major as yet unmet tasks of this conference is to organize a relief effort thatwill avoid such a catastrophe The United States intends to double its humanitarian food aid this year and together with other food exporting countries Washington is considering ra tioning grain sales to more af fluent countries to free supplies for me famineravished tlou The quake hit about 8 am States and shook Lima for about 60 seconds sending some masonry to the sidewalks The initial tremor was followed by several aftershocks Perus Geophysical Institute said the center of diequake was some 80 miles south of Lima the site of the Oct S quake which killed at least 63 persons even as the United high costs of the war and new eventually decided to arms Inside today Mostly cloudy today with occasional rain likely contin uning into tonight and Mon day High today 56 to 60 Low tonight 35 to 40 Mondays high in the upper 40s or lower 60s Chance of rain is 80 par eeot today and tonifctt v vt AUTUMN is sending camp ers scurrying to the woods Kathie Pratt gives hints to the outdoorsminded on Page 25 RELIVE HISTORY at re constructed Fort Massac near Metropolis Reporter Marcia Sudvarg and photographer Butch Nevious show how on Page 8A of Sunday Magazine THE GODFATHER comes to to our edi torial page See Page 34 and Page 4A of Sunday Magazine OHIO STATE upset Page 13 CBNTRAL1A Eldorado and Sparta area teams who all IOM fa pwp football playoffs See Page as and Page 15 JOE C MERIWEATHER and bis basketball buddies are impressive in SIU intra squad game Page 15 Ann Byline Family Television WMHMT details   

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