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Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 1979, Chicago, Illinois meoaiLY Arlington Heights PADDOCK PUBLICATIONS 52nd Year May 60 Cents billion budqet OKd WASHINGTON A bil- lion budget target for fiscal 1980 won final congressional approval Thursday as House liberals called off their revolt against higher defense spending and supplied just enough votes for passage. The target which cleared the House by a slim 202-196 close- ly parallels President Carter's spend- ing recommendations. it calls for a billion billion less than the president recommended in January. The spending package also projects balanced budgets in fiscal 19B1 and 1982. Lance pleads innocent ATLANTA Former federal budget director Bert Lance and three business associates pleaded innocent Thursday to a conspiracy and bank fraud Indictment involving million in loans charges they termed and the result of Washington Jimmy Carter had not been elect- ed Bert Lance had not been appointed to OMB of Manage- ment and if he had not tried to reorganize the federal I wouldn't be here said Thomas one of the defendants enter- ing picas with Lance. The others were Richard T. former president of the Northwest Georgia Bank in and H. Jack- son a former druggist in Lance's hometown of Calhoun. THEY WERE named Wednesday in a 33-count indictment charging them with conspiring to defraud the govern- ment by influencing 41 banks to give them loans totaling million. The in- dictment alleged the actual or poten- tial loss to two banks that Lance at one time headed Calhoun First National and National Bank of Georgia was in excess of Indictment appears to me to be ridiculous on its Lance told but then is not the this is not the to pick apart the 71-page document point by point. At their arraingment before U.S. Magistrate Allen L. Chancey Lance and the other defendants stood silent and let their attorneys do their talking. THE ARRAIGNMENT took just five minutes and concluded with Chancey assigning the case to U.S. District Court Judge Charles H. Moye. The trial is expected to last about two months. Nick P. Lance's said the defense would file a motion for a cause to make the government support its indictment before going to trial. a close friend of President was charged with 15 counts of misapplication of bank five counts of falsifying personal financial statements to banks and one count of making false entries in National Bank on Page FRIDAY IN THE HERALD 'Insulin pacemaker' A California firm has built a prototype of an implantable insulin pump that could free severe diabetics from daily Insulin officials of the firm said Thursday. The device would be Implanted in the body like a heart pacemaker. Page 11 'Little pumpkin' Linda Polales' first words to him were little That's what she called her son when she first laid eyes on him after giving birth 19 months ago. Now he's a tall toddler. She walked Into the judge's seeing him for the first time since a 17-month custody battle began with Catholic put her arms around him and rocked him. The Park Ridge woman is back home with young Sean Thursday. Page 3 Pleasant weekend Sunny and a little warmer with highs In the low or mid 60s. Tonight's lows In the mid 40s. Sunny and warmer highs In the 70s. Page 2 Tht Indtx on Pagt 2. The House approved the 1980 target budget after leading appeased by a Senate concession granting more money for withdrew their opposition. ON House angry over higher defense spending and cuts in social joined with conservatives dismayed over con- tinued deficit spending to defeat the budget 260-144. The Senate then voted 72-17 to add million more in long-range educa- tion spending but refused to give in to demands by House liberals for offset- ting cuts in defense spending. Senate is hung up on complained Rep. David noting that chamber's upcoming debate on the new U.S.-Soviet Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. who led the liberal uprising urged support for the target budget so the House could get on with the questions on ap- propriations Several lawmakers also noted that continued stalemate over the target budget on the eve of the Memorial Day holiday break would seriously delay the congressional budget already two weeks behind schedule. CONSERVATIVES and some liberals still refused to go along as 80 Democrats and 116 Republicans against the budget resolution. A total of 174 Democrats and 28 Republi- cans voted for it. Rep. Bud objected to the increase in budget authority for contending that although it would not affect the deficit for it will make even more difficult to balance the budget in Shuster chided the compromise as a ver-pay Because the House approved an amended version of the Senate target the vote represented final ac- tion on the non-binding spending rec- ommendations for fiscal which starts Oct. 1. The target budget is used as a guide for congressional committees as they appropriate money and therefore does not require the president's signature. The budget's billion deficit is billion less than the president's original billion goal set in January. Carter later reduced that figure to bil- lion. THE DEFICIT figure also is signifi- cantly below the estimate of a bil- lion deficit for the current fiscal year which ends Sept. 30. In response to demands for balanced Congress also projected budg- et figures for fiscal 1981 and 1982. The House and Senate agreed the budget could be in surplus in those years al- though the two chambers differed on how much the surpluses might be. PLACE YOUR BETS.Arlington Park officials are expecting to surpass last year's opening' day crowd of when the track begins its new season today. New to the track this year a park-like clubhouse million electronic infield and landscaping improvements. the park still faces an unresolved controversy over Herald photo by Charles Cherney housing for the stable hands living on the track's backstretch. Track officials say because of an improved betting system the daily wager should be higher during the 105-day sea- son. Story on pages. Death to Sadat' Iran Several mil- lion Iranians Thursday joined anti- American demanding the deaths of President Sen. Jacob Israeli Prime Minister Mena- chcm Begin and Egyptian President Anwar branded foes of the Islamic republic. Six men died before firing squads for opposing the revolution. The mounting anti-American fervor was fanned by Ayatollah Ruhollah Kho- Weather gas uncertain While seasonable spring weather is expected for the Memorial Day week- fears surrounding the availability of gasoline may keep many potential holiday travelers transportation officials predicted Thursday night. Uncertainty about the gas supply may limit longer trips and force fami- lies to stay close to home and conserve fuel. Depending on whom you talk there is either enough gasoline in the state to last until the June allocations or the state's pumps will be almost dry come midnight Monday. National Weather Service forecast- ers were predicting a series of days in the 70s for the beginning to- day and ending with a long-range guess for Monday. FORECASTER NICK Dubiago said fair weather today would replace the blustery weather of the past two days. Sunday appears to be the only blem- ished day of the holiday with cloudy occasional showers and temperatures in the mid- or upper 60s. weather will gradually be get- ting Dubiago said. high- pressure area that brought us the cold weather will be moving Also moving eastward from Califor- nia is gas shortage fever. Although the Chicago Motor Club said gas supplies in the Chicago area are expected to be sufficient for the other on Page who called for a nationwide purge of and and ordered Iran's thousands of Islamic priests to submit to back- ground checks by Moslem committees. The estimated marchers in Tehran were joined by other equally militant demonstrators in provincial cities. THEY JEERED ATthe Senate for its May 17 resolution condemning firing squad executions in Iran. R- sponsored the bill. He and his have been declared crim- inals in Iran. to Sadat and the crowd in Tehran roared. The demonstration was organized by the Islamic Republic Party and several other groups backed by the govern- ment. Another anti-American protest was expected the Moslem sab- bath. The spectacle was broadcast on slate-owned television. About 50 revolutionary guards perched atop the outer walls of the U.S. Embassy compound kept vigil as the marchers filed 60 abreast on one side of the an equal number of men on the other. The strict segregation and the women's head-to-toe veils indicated the marchers were orthodox Moslems. THE SIX PREDAWN firing squad executions of men convicted of mur- dering anti-shah protesters included three men in the city of two in Tehran and one in south of Tehran. The executions brought to 238 the number shot since February on the or- ders of Moslem judges presiding at se- cret trials. Khomeini decreed that all clergy- men must have their past activities thoroughly checked. Anyone found to have been hostile to Islamic religion will be tried in Moslem courts. Byrne supports Soldier Field renovation idea AP photo DOUBLE BIRTHDAY. Taking a good look at a cake marking the 100th Anniversary of the Chicago Art Institute Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne had reason to smile. It was also her 45th birthday. Looking on is Arthur chairman of the museum. Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne Thursday laid to rest plans for a new stadium for the city by saying she will support Sol- dier Field renovation. Funding plans for a new stadium pushed by former Mayors Richard J. Daley and Michael A. Bilandic Mrs. Byrne said. Former Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie had headed a committee seeking stadium funding. Ogilvie could not be reached for comment Thursday. in No- vember when Republicans in the legis- lature failed to support a bill to provide funding for a new Ogilvie warned that his committee's work might cease. there is no Madigan State Rep. Michael J. D-Chi- it might put this committee out of Ogilvie said at the time. Mrs. Byrne Thursday said the tax- payers' mood precluded public financ- ing of a new facility. And private she seems unlikely. The mayor said she has talked to Chicago Park District Pres. Patrick O'Malley about a million rehabili- tation of Soldier a dilapidated lakefront facility that is home for the Chicago Bears. think it's a good Mrs. Byrne said of the renovation plan. tell me it's going to look quite THE SOLDIER FIELD renovation plan had been pushed by many officials as an alternative to a costly new sports complex. Ogilvie's howev- seemed to lean more toward the new construction proposal. In March the 35-member committee toured several new municipal sports arenas around the including the Meadowlands sports and race track complex in New Jersey. Speculation surfaced then that city officials were considering a similar combined race track-sports one which possibly would be operated by Madison Square Garden own- ers of Arlington Park Race Track. The corporation's current David A. had been connect- ed with the Meadowlands' construction. Rumors arose during that time that if a city race track was the Arlington Park track might close and move its operation to Chicago. Mrs. Byrne had said throughout her mayoral campaign that a new sports stadium would be a low priority in her administration.
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