Centralia Sunday Sentinel in Centralia, Illinois
2 Sep 1973

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2 Sep 1973

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Centralia Sunday Sentinel (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Centralia, Illinois Partly sunny sunday partly sunny continued hot and humid High in ids sunday night warm and humid urn in 70s continued warm and humid Mon Day High in Low Otis yesterday s High 80 i a in today. 78 oath year a vol. Pc no 149 sunday sunday september 2, 1973 Fuks pfc Way est Mats Llsms an Independent newspaper i la Laww thwmfl.1 a i la i min a a. A Ihm Umill nil Central City a Centralia Illinois a Wamac Sentinel a thorough discussion about Agnew inquiry final edition 4 Sac Ion a 44 Paget today a my i s cants Washington a pres id Nixon and vice president Spiro. Ago a met length saturday to discuss the trim Nal investigation involving a new and then went their Sepa rate ways for the labor Day weekend the two hour meeting the White House was a a thorough discussion of the Federal in Quiry in which Agnew faces possible indictment Deputy White House press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said also embraced the coming session of Congress legislative priorities and other subjects he said Nixon flew to his Camp David md., Retreat for the Hob Day while Agnew planned to spend the weekend with friends Ocean City my the White House meeting had Given Rise to renewed Specula Tion that developments in the criminal probe had reached a Point where Agnew s Resigna Tion might be requested or offered. Warren was no discussion of Agnew s meeting with Nixon to a bring wrongdoing Legal strategy nor of my con the president up to Date on spokesmen repeatedly Stith tonal questions such Asie the investigation involves Abi stressed the informal nature of Gat Steps that might be taken legend kickbacks to government saturdays meeting apparently against a vice president or his officials by contractors in seeking to dispel a use of executive privilege Maryland where Agnew server doubts about the Warren said in reply to ques As governor before he became Dent s future Lions from newsmen that Nix vice president. On s Confidence in Agnew As the vice president has been expressed in his news Confer advised by the . Attorney in ence san Clemente two Baltimore George Beall or week ago remained in that he is under investigation changed following saturday s for possible bribery extortion described in Meel a conspiracy and tax fraud a i a acrimonious Agnew had requested the Dong with vice presi i any suggestion that talks Between the two men about the criminal probe could be heated their Only previous face to face discussion on aug. 12 was one report As which the new has dented any White House later denied Rescue Crew trapped in Pisces Iii min sub Cork Ireland Al a bes j cues won a race against the clock saturday and hauled to safety two men trapped 76 hours in a midget submarine running out of air 1,375 feet he Warren and a spokesman for a a be 1 a a 1in up the vice president denied this in ,?.v a Quot s1 my sin face of the Advance and both said Satur Day that the subject of Agnew resignation did not come up. Moreover they said. There weekend has High death by United press International motorists found 90 degree heat making some travel uncomfortable added to the usual hazards of motoring in the first full Day of the labor Day Holiday saturday. The heaviest traffic was not expected until the Home going Rush started late monday in the first 24 hours. Deaths in traffic climbed slowly. The National safety Council estimated that Between 550 and 650 persons might die in automobile accidents Between 6 Friday and Midnight monday with possibly another 22.000 persons suffering disa bling injuries. During a similar no Holiday period this nine of year. About 450 persons might die in traffic mishaps the Council figures showed a United press International i count 8 p m Edt showed 109 persons had been killed in traffic accidents since the Holiday period began a breakdown of accidental deaths traffic 109 drownings 14 other in total 134 protest harsh drug Laws new York up a about 50 youngsters shouting a we want our pot backs lit up marijuana in Central Park saturday in Defiance of new York state s new a toughest in the nation drug Law. Hut Thev threw their a joints away before police could Mak any arrests. Police found about a half Pound of the illicit drug on the ground when they arrived not one of the youths mostly teen agers was smoking the time under the harsh new Law which went into effect Satin Day. Possession of marijuana could result in a jail sentence for violators with possible probation for first offenders hut mandatory imprisonment for those with previous felony convictions. Aaron Nav. 23, of the youth International party hippies was smoking marijuana when interviewed by reporters a turn ready to go to Quot he said. Just let me blow my dope we re Here to show them that this is a repressive Law i would rather he busted than live under this kind of oppression a a but when mounted police approached Kay shouted. A there comes the cavalry and threw his cigarette on the ground police said no arrests were made in the Park because no one was seen in Possession of marijuana about 25 of the youths marched to the new York cite office of gov Nelson a Rockefeller who has described the drug Law As a the toughest in the Atlantic once on land the freed men wigged Champagne and made their experience sound like a picnic. A wits very pleasant and very comfortable Down there a said Roger Mallinson a father of three. A i feel great a Roger Chap Man added grinning from 15 degrees backwards he a British Canadian and Hind vertical to facing 20 de american Rescue team had re Grees forwards a ported from the scene that the the two men disclosed that pair had Only 45 minutes of air on wednesday when their ship left when they were pulled to first became stuck in the Ocean the surface bed mud they received a radio but later Mallinson said he message from Queen Elizabeth and Chapman had about a ii a giving us her Best wishes Day s Supply left when they and saying her thoughts were were rescued with Chapman said the worst part Mallinson. 35, and Chapman of their three Day ordeal was 28, climbed out of their 20foot being swung Hack and Forth min sub Pisces Iii with no Ai while being hauled up distance. A that was very rough a a he a both men look As if they Are told newsmen a we were going fit enough to play football and they control foreign Oil interests Beirut libyan up the servicemen out of the country Olater turned his attention to Moa mar khad Afy announced the Oil companies the major he country Send their love to their wives Quot a message from the Mother ship Vickers voyager said. Chapman s wife of a year. June said. A if anything has Given me even More Confidence about my husband going Down under the water a a Mallinson s wife Pamela a j Mother of three said a i have had Only three hours sleep in the last three she said she expected her husband would return to submarine work. I Rescue workers Itom Vickers oceanic the company that made the minish joined experts from the British and . Denmark a history navies in the successful oper a the names of those Toi Rist landmark Burns Fla in a up from the Haynia hotel in open Hagen Denmark yesterday As guests wait on ledge to be rescued. least 33 persons died in the Blaze. Rescuers were still digging for bodies in the burned out Shell 12 hours after the fir to anguished. J saturday its takeover of controlling 51 per cent interest in six foreign Oil companies operating in the country five of them american the ruling announced on Tripoli radio affected All the j remaining foreign Oil companies in Libya that had been unaffected by the government s earlier moves to gain control of government acquired a 51 the Petroleum Industry Here. controlling interest the nationalization measures were announced in conjunction with celebrations marking the fourth anniversary of the bloodless military coup that toppled King Idris and brought khad Afy to Power Tripoli radio broadcasting from the libyan capital and saturday monitored Here identified the Panicky five american companies affected by the latest nationalization decree As Esso Standard Libya Mobil Oil Libya. Ltd Texaco overseas asian stand Ard Oil co of California and the libyan a in e r i c a n Petroleum co the sixth was the British dutch Shell co. For exploitation and production son re of wealth for in North Africa last month Libya nationalized 51 per cent of the american owned Occidental Petroleum Cor which is based in Iris Angeles and also concluded an agreement with the Oasis Oil group of several foreign companies by which the per cholera spreads across Italy Naples Italy Cpd police called in reinforcements night to control crowds demanding vaccinations against a cholera epidemic which was spreading across the Southern Mot of Italy police officials said too men were dispatched from Taranto Southeast of Naples to Holster in the congested of 2.5 million ire was sex tourists killed in hotel Blaze Libya the announcement said compensation would he paid to the companies for the nationalized shares each of the companies is now to he administered by a local police port City residents a total of died and hospitalized cholera Type disorders in nine persons have 282 have been with cholera or gastrointestinal the Naples area since the Start of the outbreak three Man Board including two Early this week health officials libyans and a company re-1 said. Preventative the announcement said the radio said the National cholera also has spread to Bari an Adriatic port East of Naples and two dozens suspect ire Copenhagen Denmark Holland. Canada. Mexico apr Nineteen americans land and Singapore and 16 other foreign tourists least 49 persons 15 of were reported killed saturday them americans were reported in an Early morning fire that to have survived turned the upper stories of Ai so Rne of the 83 guests Regis Plush downtown hotel into angered the hotel remained inferno. Unaccounted for. In the con More than 12 hours after the fusion survivors left town or fire was extinguished rescuers checked into other hotels after were still digging for bodies in they were evacuated from the the burned out Shell of what burning Haynia or discharged used to he the Haynia. A 74 from hospitals year old popular family hotel of those killed Many died in and tourist landmark close to the cd in Beds. Overcome by smoke i town Hall Square. Others fell to their deaths from was the worst hotel fire in window ledges and roofs and tilt others were buried under killed tons of debris As staircases and ration decision was taken by cd cases Wen reported Satur the revolution command coun Oil. Which khad Afy Heads a the decision has ended an Era of blackmail and domination exercised by the monopolistic companies the expense of the libyan people the radio said. Khad Afy has sought to rid Libya of foreign influence from the outset of his Rule one of his first moves after his september 1969, coup was to close the us air forces big wheelus base and order All american Day night in the province of Casertano to the South Naples officials promised that All residents would receive vaccinations by thursday hut operations were slowed by the discovery that necessary syringes were missing and by the limited Force of Only 200 doctors. Hundreds of thousands of doses of vaccine and tons of fresh Lemons were shipped to Naples and ban to fight the epidemic Ion also aided by the . Were not immediately released. Ceilings collapsed. Some died in and Canadian air forces. Sir police said that besides the hospitals. Leonard Redshaw chairman of americans the dead included men women and children Vickers said he believed was four austrians two japanese were screaming from windows. A the deepest underwater Rescue two brazilians two italians and balconies roofs and ledges carried out one victim each from Belgium when the first fire engines reached the scene. Nearly All survivors were rescued by lad Der one woman was plucked from a Chimney she had climbed a was horrifying every is benefits increasing faster than living Cost rail workers reject Back to work order rescued from sea a Roger Mallinson and Roger Hapman left to rights the two crewmen of the mini submarine Pisces 111 arriving Cork Airport after they were rescued from the sea bed yesterday afternoon. Up labors patience with Economy wears thin Washington apr Al Uio president George Meany foresees bigger wage Settle ments and increased Militancy among american workers next year unless the Cost of living is brought under control. In a pre Lahore Day interview the Leader of the 13,6-Nul-lion member Meany ministration takes. Among other areas covered were watergate Meany said Nixon should he impeached if he refuses an order from the supreme court to surrender the White House tapes special watergate ,. La or federation Archibald Cox. But he added said that while the unions Are a i done to believe he will defy the not looking for strikes will supreme court a a be inevitable that some of them the president he recalled Are going to take the strike said a few weeks ago that the Lnu a in matter should be turned Over to m Ani said labor s patience the courts. A Well if should with i resident Nixon s handling be Given to the courts then he wage of tin Economy is wearing thin and predicted would he a Only a question of time a before moderation shown so far in i settlements this Ian end. Asked How he accounted for the restraint Meany replied that the Union did no to feel a that going on strike would really get them anywhere because if they can get 6 per cent and an add tonal fringe Benefit Here or there they would rather take to with no paper monday the Sentinel will not he published tomorrow because of the labor Day Holiday. Publication will resume tuesday. Courts should least cooperate the courts a Meany said farm workers a we have Laid the foundation for an year comes to understanding with the team sters to resolve the jurisdictional Battle we Ith Cesar Chavez United farm workers Union Meany said democratic party a i think the results of the last election would be the thing that would get people thinking about going Back to the old system Quot.1l. Of labor aligning with the Liber but i Don think this is going als and Blacks in order to elect last he said a i think the men like Roosevelt and to pressure of the prices is going Man. Meany said o he reflected As the new con organized labor he said is i up i # moving to reassert itself in the Label department figures party after being a shut a despite surging from Miami in the prices wage increases in major anti o n by sen contract settlements negotiated Mcgovern a during the first half of the year politics group averaged fat h per cent. Slightly Auto workers a i done to above the administrations 5 5 think there per cent guideline Russ Meany repeated his pre its offer of a 3 per cent wage Dupion of a recession by year s end and said this is inevitable Washington apr social Security benefits have increased much More rapidly then the Cost of living since 1950, government experts figure. They estimate that the level of payments went up 125 per cent in that period while the consumer Price Index advanced 75 per cent. The year 1950 was chosen for the calculation since was not until then that significant pay ments were made. The first social Security checks went out in 1940 hut the payments were Small and Congress did nothing to raise them until 1950 however since then the legislators have voted periodic boosts in the payments. These culminated in three rounds of increases effective in 1970, 1971 and 1972 which had sought by he cumulative effect of raising Marine prosecutor benefits More than 50 per cent was this latest spurt the experts say. Winch took the level of payments Well above the Pace of inflation in recent years. Last year Congress revised the system to provide for the first time for automatic Cost of living adjustments. Under the provision benefits will be increased each year by the amount of the jump in the consumer Price Index so Long As that exceeds 3 per cent however the 1972 Law specified that this was not to take effect until january 1975 recently Congress decided beneficiaries should not have to wait that Long for a Cost of by ing Rise and voted a 5.9 per cent increase effective Iii june 1974. A further boost will take of feet in january 1975 under the automatic adjustment plan is estimated this will amount to least 3 per cent. The 5.9 per cent hike will mean an additional $19 billion in benefits to the nearly 30 million persons now on the retire in Clit family survivor and Dis Ottawa up officials representing 18,000 of Canada s 56,000 striking railway employees refused to order their members to obey government Back to work legislation saturday jeopardizing the scheduled general resumption of service. Leaders of the other out 1972 con George a so called new i no matter what action the and said will be a strike in Chrysler refuses to raise its increase in each year of the proposed contract a Means ability Rolls total 1974 pay ments Are estimated to top $57 billion beginning with tin Cheeks re revived in july next year the average monthly Benefit to a retired individual will Rise from $167 to $176 a month and for a couple from $278 to $294 the minimum payment will be raised from $84 50 to $89 50 a month the maximum from $284 90 to $301.70 for persons retiring in 1974. Taxes will he increased to finance the 5.6 per cent boost. Los. Leaves Thailand Nam Phong air base Thailand up the United states saturday ended air operations from this Remote thai base which once sent american warplanes on missions throughout Indochina. There were garlands for the Marine fliers and smiles All around in ceremonies before the 12 f4 phantom jets of fighter attack Squadron 232 lift etl off a runway past a makeshift sign Reading a we love Nam Phong. We want to Nam Phong 240 Miles Northeast of Bangkok earned the nickname Quot Rose Garden from the 2,100 american airmen stationed Here the outlast reopened in May 1972, the height of a North vietnamese offensive in South Vietnam was totally lacking in social or recreational facilities and was a seven hour drive from Bangkok. Three squadrons of Marine planes were involved in the withdrawal Here which got underway thursday. The airmen Are returning to Iwakuni Marine air station in Japan although the planes that left saturday stopped Cubi Point in the Philippines for training exercises before moving Perm a non try to Japan. The United states is removing 3,550 servicemen and More than Khz planes from thai bases in the first phase of a withdrawal program made Fea sible by the aug 15 bombing halt Iii Cambodia. Talks on the second phase pullout Are to begin in Bangkok next week More than 40, is . Service men Are still stationed in Thailand six other bases built by the United states but under Contr Ohof the thais unions where women and children involved in the nine Day nation screamed for help a said Alan Al strike had earlier recon. Brown of fort Lauderdale upended their members comply fla., one of a dozen americans the legislation and return who arrived Here Friday on the ,0 work Midnight final leg of a scandinavian however officials of the cruise booked into the Haynia. I Canadian brotherhood of rail an investigation was being conducted to determine the cause of the Blaze which spread quickly from the Central staircase and elevator Shaft. Way transport and general workers car two abstained from the Back to work order and instead told members to Union tors employed by Canadian National railways car car Tow National president Don Secord said he expected members would throw up picket lines which Are illegal under terms of the legislation. Secord said he also expected other non operating railway employees would refuse to Cross the lines. However other car Tow executives said there would be no picket lines. National vice president Eddie Pelletier said he had instructed the Union s 5. 88 members in Montreal to a withdraw All picket lines and just not show up for a i can Tell you right now that bar when the fire was discovered fifteen minutes later the three upper stories of the five Story building witnesses said. A i ran up the stairs but got no further than the second floor i knocked on All doors. But found that the rear of the building was already ablaze and the heat forced me Down receptionist Bent Andersen said lines the ,.t guests had jus in ,he5�k amp to a a a a a obey the legislation. Mon a Illo j a. ,. Negotiating committee chair workers on ferries in Prince Edward Island and newfound land were exempted from the Union order. The car Tow said Man Richard c Smith said All other Union Heads comprising the 60-member general conference committee reluctantly its members were asked to decided to recommend comply return to work to evacuate Anes with the Back to work thousands of tourists stranded legislation adopted by Parlia in the Island provinces when intent Early saturday. Railway operated ferries were Union leaders who defy the shut Down legislation ending the nine Day i tie Union also represents National stake risk up to two clerks truck Driver and Jam years in jail and a $5. 88 Fine i r rat onal thai Farewell la Gen Kamjorn Hoon taut of Thailand defense ministry presents a Garland of Flowers to maj. Jim marines leaving Thailand s Nam Phong air base last combat Force of marines to leave after Indochina. A wire photo by radio from Bangkok maj. Jim Mead left one of a group yesterday. The group represented the la years of Marine commitment in

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