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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                PWLICATION OPWCI CarbMNlato 710 N lllbwH lIMWaliml Htrrhi III N Itih 010175 LIBRARY III SiNo Cepy i section M MONDAY NOVEMBER WW4 BOX 789 Elderly Japaneie welcome Preildent Ford tome were not so friendly Court overrules Walker APWirtphoto Springfield AP Gov Daniel Walker lacks the authority to require disclosure of campaign contributions by firms doing business with the state the Illinois Supreme Court ruled today The court agreed with a Cir cuit Court ruling on a suit filed by Crown Industrial Products and the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce The Circuit Court in Cook County issued Sept 24 a preliminary injunc tion prohibiting Walker from enforcing his August 1973 ex ecutive order requiring disclo aorea Disclosures cant be forced from firms with state business The high court declared that powers given the governor un der the state Constitution do not include the power to es tablish and enforce ethical standards for persons doing business with the executive branch The purpose of the order appears to be to formulate new legal requirement rather than to execute an existing one wrote Justice Walter V Schaefer in the courts opin ion When Walker issued the or der he said he WM doing so because I want campaign fi naociog out in the open for everyone The order would have re quired on Sept 15 1973 disclo sure of all contributions for the previous two years made by firms doing business with or regulated by executive de partments commissions boards or agencies whose ex penditures are subject to ap proval by the state Department of Finance On another matter the court announced the appointment of Leland Simians of Lincoln to fill a vacancy in the 4th District Appellate Court Judge Samuel 0 Smith of Girard resigned the poet Four dissent High Court upholds obscenity law i fi StnflK Washington AP The Supreme Court today set aside a lowercourt ruling that Wisconsins antiobscenity law Is unconstitutional and agreed to review another lowercourt decision against Californias antiobscenity law By a 5 to 4 ruling the Su preme Court ordered the 7th U S Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its ruling against the Wisconsin law in the light of recent obscenity rulings The justicescited their own decision last year upholding a federal obscenity law and a decision of the Wisconsin Su preme Court upholding the Wisconsin law Jusitces William 0 Douglas William J Brennan Jr Potter Stewart and Thurgood Marshall dissented saying they believed the Wisconsin law should have been declared invalid The Wisconsin case arose out of the conviction of Myron M Araato one of the operators of the J and M Book Store in Janesville Wis on charges of selling obscene magazines Amatos conviction was upheld by the Wisconsin Supreme Court but was reversed by the federal appeals court The California case arose out of the showing of Deep Throat and The Devil in Miss Jones at the Pussycat Theater in Buena Park Calif in November 1973 The Supreme Court said it will decide at the time of the hearing whether it has juris diction to review the ruling of a threejudge federal panel in Los Angeles that ruled the Sirica order Hearing slated on Hunt memo Washington AP U S District Judge John J Sirica today ordered a special hearing to clear up how a cru cS memo written by Water gate conspirator E Howard Hunt Jr came to show up at the Watergate coverup trial Neal stunned the courtroom Nov 4 by announcing that Bitt man volunteered a copy of the memo after Hunt testified to writing it California 1 a w unconsti tutional In other action today the court Dismissed as moot Wil liam L Galleys request to be freed from military confine ment while his case is being appealed Since his request was filed Calley has been released on bail Refused to hear arguments that membership in the Jay cees should be opened to women because the organi zation receives federal finan cial support Declined to review a Fed eral Energy Office rule con trolling the price states and local governments may charge for crude oil Agreed to consider wheth er rates charged by the Borchers one of her indicted Springfield AP A federal grand jury today indicted state Rep A Weber Borchers and a former state legislator on charges of mail fraud in connection with legis American Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange are subject to attack under anti trust laws Refused to consider a challenge to television com mercials which fur industry representatives said falsely imply that buyers of real furs pose a threat to endangered species of wildlife CLOUDY Cloudy tonight lows in the low 40s high Tuesday in the upper 50s Cloudy skies Wed nesday through Friday Show ers Wednesday and Friday High for the period in the 50s low in the mid 30s to mid 40s INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather map 1316 19 4 5 1417 1112 17 J Tokyo AP Some 400 helmeted radicals clashed witharmored riot police today as President Ford arrived in Japan and about half of them were arrested Another 2000 demonstrators shouted antiFord slogans The outbursts took place two miles from the airport where Ford landed for the briefest of welcomes and did not mar the ceremonies Ford then took a helicopter to downtown Tokyo for an overnight rest in heavily guarded palace After a 15hour flight from Washington across the Inter national Date Line the first American president to visit Japan scheduled a 17hour respite to rest up before calling on Emperor Hirohito Tuesday and opening talks with Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka To minimize the chance of interference by radical leftists opposed to the Presidents visit neither the emperor nor Tanaka went to the airport and Hie arrival ceremony there lasted only 11 Busloads of carefully screened Japanese waved American and Japanese flags and applauded as Ford left Air Force One and shook hands with US Ambassador James Hodgson Takeshi Yasukawa the Japanese ambassador to the United States and Japa nese protocol officials Howitzers fired a 21gun sa lute required by protocol and the President waved to the crowd as he was escorted to a waiting helicopter for the 10 minute trip to the Wasaksaka Palace in downtown Tokyo Built in 1906 as a for President and Secretary Kissinger lunge through Japans crown princes it was made into a state guest house six years ago Leftist demonstrations against the Presidents visit have so far been largely nonviolent and on a much smaller scale than the riots that forced cancellation of a visit by President Eisenhow er in 1960 But the government threw a massive security screen around the presidential visit with 25000 Tokyo police on full alert and another 100000 on standby orders in other parts of the country The threat of demonstrations and the uncertain political fu ture of Prime Minister Tanaka who is accused of using his of ficial position to profit finan cially caused some questioning of the value of Fords trip But at a sandoff ceremony on the White House lawn the Presi dent said he was making bis first trip overseas as Presi dent with full confidence that tins timely undertaking is in the highest national interest of the United States I am deeply conscious of the need to continue the quest for peace Ford said I would rather travel thousands of miles for peace than take a single step toward war Making a refueling stop at Anchorages Elmendorf Air Force Base Ford sought to balance his desire for peace with his support for strong na tional defenses To his largely military audience he said I want to reassure you to day that my administration remains aware that the best insurance for peace is the maintenance of firstclass military forces ready for de fense Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger traveling with Ford told reporters aboard Air Force One that no decisions are ex pected to emerge from Fords four days in Japan He said the aim is to expand on current good relations and determine how the United States and Japan can work together on global basis Palestinians riot in Jerusalem Bythe Associated Press Hundreds of Palestinian youths defied Israeli riot police and shouted Palestine is ours in Jerusalem today in the first Arab protest in the Holy City in four years Israeli gunboats shelled a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon during the night and the Israeli government an nounced that an Arab terrorist had been killed and a second captured after they swam into Israeli waters with guns and explosives in floats Demonstrations in support of guerrilla leader Yasir Arafat erupted inside and outside the old city walls of Jerusalem and the Palestinian flag was hoisted briefly at a U Nrun high school in a northern sub urb Arab youths manged to swing shut the massive Damascus First Arab protest in four years gate a scenic wonder of Je rusalem before steel helmeted border troops moved in from behind and forced them open Police turned a water cannon on other demonstrators at nearby Herods Gate Security winding alleyways Shouting proguerrilla slo gans Arabs also marched in Bethlehem Ramallah and other West Bank towns today Demonstrations and riots broke out in several Arab towns during the weekend on and known agitators and led them into police vans Police said 96 demonstrators were detained and 10 persons were injured including three policemen By early afternoon police nd troops had cleared the streets and tourists were again strolling quietly in the Gold hits record high Zurich AP The dollar hit new lows and gold soared to a record an ounce today as Middle East war rumors brought more pressure on international mar kets All other major Western currencies joined the dollar to after The late dollar price in Zur ich was at a record low of 26040 Swiss francs In interbank trading a drop of eight cen times since the weekend On the Frankfurt foreign currency market the dollar slumped to a sevenmonth low and the German Central Bank rency the worlds most sought up Hie currency where defiance of Israeli rule has grown since an Arab summit conference endorsed the guerrilla Palestine Libera tion Organization as leader of all Palestinians Lt Gen Mordechair Gur Israeli chief of staff an nounced on the state radio that Israeli forces would remain on alert until Syria agreed to re new the mandate for the United Nations disengagement force on the Golan Heights The mandate expires at the end of the month Gur said November would continue to be a nervous time for the Middle East An Israeli communique said the two guerrillas were briefed for their mission at the Rashidiye refugee camp the target of the Israeli shelling Rashidiye 12 miles north of the Israeli border on the southern edge of the city of Tyre has a population of 30000 Faletiiii ians The communique said Israeli troops intercepted the guer rfflas on the coast Sunday morning kiUed one in a gun battle and captured the other Therer were no Israeli casual ties the communique said Both were members of Alfatah the guerrilla organization headed by Yasir Arafat chief of the Palestine Liberation Or ganization the communique said It said part of their mis sion was to plant explosives in market places and other crowded places The Lebanese government said Israeli naval forces made two attacks during the night on the Rashidiye camp The Is raeli military command said the target was a terrorist de parture base south of Rash idiye It was the seventh successive day of Israeli action against guerrilla bases in spurn Leba non Eleven Palestinians and Lebanese were reported killed in the earlier attacks Meanwhile Defense Minister Shimon Peres told the Israeli cabinet that tension generated by fears of new fighting be tween Syria and Israel had eased after a partial Israeli mobilization But he said the Israeli government and its military commanders were watching Syrias moves close ly JU Sirica said that besides Bittlative expense accounts man he also wants the testi mony of lawyers from the Washington legal firm of Hogan and Hartson for whom Bitt rfte ume he eTeaSg aSe JameF psid he had arranged for i rs from Bittmans old law testify Tuesday after noon The hearing will continue Wednesday afternoon with the out of the courtroom Ita memo Hunt said that Borchers RDecatur re cently reelected to his fifth term and former state Rep Christian H Homeier HI R Springfield were accused of submitting fraudulent pay vouchers The indictment charges that swu the men claimed compensation before the coverup trial services eThe attorney for Kenneth W were never performed Parkinson the defendant most Homeier is accused of directly affected by the memos receiving existence has called the reve lation a coverup within a Ronan says no conflict of interest Recipient Nothing sinister in Rocky s gifts rV BlrfMWte soviet Union before action on of the investigate receiving Borchers at least indictment returned a coverup week ago was opened today Sinca sad he would caU Bit man as L meaning natter m semd OM term me Gaieral Assembly from I memo un 1969 to 1971 He H charged original Watergate defendnor defense muat vouch for pardon SSSSd agssw malor block of fraud and one count of conspiracy witt Washington StarNews And Associated Press Washington William J Ronan told Con gress today there was nothing sinister involved in in gifts to him from Vice Presi dentdesignate Nelson A Rockefeller There is nothing in my re lationship with Nelson Rocke feller for which I need apolo gize said Ronan who has been a close personal aide and adviser to the former New York governor for more than 18 years Roman told Senate Rules Committee that could not have been influenced bymc gifts most of them in the form of forgiven loans iwcaiiM hj never held a Job to which he could enhance the interests of the Rockefelter family In particular Ronan denied any wrongdoing by either himself nor Rockefeller in the transfer of the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority to the new Metropolitan Trans portation Authority which is responsible for running all mass transit facilities in the New York City area Allegations have been made that Ronan played a key role in Answers negotiations that created the Cannon convened authority and may have had the opportunity to favor the in terests of the Chase Manhattan Bank which is headed by Rockefellers brother David Ronan said there was no ob Ugation on him to perform special service for Rockefeller or his family or any effort to condition my outlook or views on any measure of public poli cy Sen Howard W Cannon D Nev committee chairman predicted Sunday the Senate will vote to confirm Rockefeller soon after Thanksgiving and that he expects to vote for confirmation on the basis of what I know now Cannon spoke on ABCs Issues and mittee hearings today for the fourth and final session of the nationally televised inquiry In Sunday interview Cannon criticized President Ford for flying off on a tour of Japan South Korea and Soviet Union before action on Rockefellers nomination is finished I think this was a very bad time for the President to go to Japan he said One of the reasons is that we do not have a sitting vice president An other reason is that mere seems to be no useful purpose for this It seems to be just a good will trip and I think with the conditions we have at home that need urgent atten tion its a very poor time for the President to be off on nothing more than a good will trip Cannon again rejected Ford s charge that Congress has been footdragging on the Rocke feller nomination for political reasons citing complexity of the investigation and noting that some pertinent informa tion was not made available to his committee until last week Generally Cannon praised Rockefellers qualifications to hold the nations secondhighest office but he said the nomi nees limited involvement in a critical 1970 biography of for mer Supreme Court Justice Ar thur J Goldberg obviously fell into the dirty trick category On another controversial area of his committee inves tigation more than million in gifts and loans to friends and former associates some of hem government officials Cannon said he personally found no evidence of conflicta of interest   

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