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Jacksonville Daily Journal (Newspaper) - March 8, 1978, Jacksonville, IllinoisGovernors in Coal country vow to keep the peace by a or. By Marc Charney associated press writer governors in Coal country vowed tuesday to keep the peace if mines reopen under a Taft Hartley order despised by Many striking miners. Some hoping miners would obey the order would not reveal their plans. Others warned of using the National guard. Several added with regret that any special Protection against violence would mean digging deep into state treasuries. Virginia gov. John Dalton made the most dramatic announcement he declared a state of emergency said he had sent hundreds or state policemen into Coal mining areas and added that he would use National guard troops if necessary to prevent Coalfield violence. A we Are intent on seeing in Virginia that anyone who wants to mine and move Coal will be protected Quot said Dalton. When asked whether he would authorize guardsmen to be equipped with live ammunition he answered a yes then he added that he hoped the guard would not be needed. A a it san expensive proposition Quot he said. Meanwhile there were indications that Many miners remained angry a and ready to hold out. One group kept a Vigil Over a Coal train they had surrounded monday night in Tuscola 111., blocking its passage to Terre haute ind. The United Auto workers announced in Washington that it will contribute $2 million to a Relief fund to help the families of striking Coal miners and pensioners. And in Dilles Bottom Ohio where members of United mine workers District 6 were at a briefing on the Taft Hartley Law Bill Lamb an International executive Board member said Quot i am very doubtful that the miners Are going Back if this order goes through. Some of these men fear re Sals. Quot Prisa. Alabama gov. George c. Wallace a press Secretary. Billy Joe Camp said Wallace will a duo his Best to protect the lives and property of the people of but he said a the governor has no reason to expect any problems. He Hopes and prays there is Camp would not say whether any special Steps have been taken. But four platoons of state troopers have been on duty since Jan. 6at mine locations in Northwest and Central Alabama throughout the country spokesmen for Coal mines said they were prepared to reopen the mines after a court issues a Taft Hartley injunction which would order striking miners Back to work for an 80 Day Cooling off period. They said they could have Coal flowing a few Days after the mines Start up. Carter invoked the Taft Hartley Law in the strike now 93 Days old after the ump rank and file rejected vol 117�?no. 46 Jacksonville id atop journal a proposed contract settlement. In West Virginia where some 65,0 h of the nations 160,000 striking miners work gov Jay Rockefeller said he would outline his plans before the state legislature within a Day and would say nothing before that some officials who said they would enforce the Law were cautious in de scribing their plans but their concern was Clear Illinois gov James r Thompson for example would not say whether he was considering calling out the National a. Illinois wednesday. March 8. 1978 Twenty six races and supplements fifteen cents Carter considering mine seizure Senate conferees of Energy Compromise 1&Quot"5381 Washington a Senate Energy conferees broke their three month impasse on president Carters Energy Bill tuesday by informally agreeing to support a Compromise proposal to lift Price controls from natural Gas by Jan. 1, 1985. Meanwhile sen. Russell Long chairman of the Senate finance committee said the other major part of Carters plan a a tax on Domestic crude Oil a will not pass the Senate a under any imaginable set of circumstances sen. Henry m. Jackson d-wash., Leader of the Senate conferees said he will meet with House Energy leaders on wednesday in an Effort to resume formal bargaining Between the two Chambers on the natural Gas Issue. A a we re no longer deadlocked Quot Jackson told reporters. A a we re moving toward an although formal votes were not taken it became Clear late tuesday afternoon that the proposal had the needed nine votes to end the deadlock among the 17 Senate negotiators. Jackson indicated that he and five other democrats on the panel would support the measure. Three republicans a Pete Domenici of new Mexico James Mcclure of Idaho and Mark Hatfield of Oregon a also came out in support of the proposed Compromise. It was the first break in the stalemate that has stymied action on the presidents Energy Bill since last dec. 2, when House Senate Energy conferees first took up the natural Gas pricing Issue. The House passed Carters proposal to keep Price controls on natural Gas but the Senate voted to deregulate the once of Gas after two years. Until tuesday leaders were unable to Muster majority support among the Senate negotiators for any Compromise proposal. Under the tentative agreement hammered out last week in three Days of meetings attended by Energy Secretary James r. Schlesiger Price lids would come off newly found Gas by Jan. 1,1985. But either the president or Congress could reimpose them for a single two year period. Jackson conceded that the proposed Compromise was More generous to Gas producers than the House passed Bill which would Cost Consumers about $20 million although that figure has been disputed. Washington a the Carter administration is actively consider ing seizure of Coal mines if striking miners defy a Hack to work order is sued under the Taft Hartley act a key White House official said tues Day. Special Trade negotiator Robert Strauss said requesting seizure an Hority from Congress remains an option in the 92 Day strike although president Carter rejected an immediate takeover when he invoked the Taft Hartley act on monday a i done to think its out the window but we be got to take a run at this Quot said Strauss of the Effort to get miners Back to work under a Taft Hartley injunction Strauss has been instrumental in administration efforts to Settle the dispute meanwhile the Board of inquiry Carter appointed under the Taft Hartley act began preparation of a report the president needs to seek a Back to work court order the Board called a closed meeting for wednes Day to hear from representatives of both sides in the dispute and a spokesman said he expected the panels report to in at the White House by thursday and United mine workers presi Dent Arnold Miller said in an inter View tuesday he believes some nun ers Wall obey a Back to work order but added a there will la problems a a Miller reflecting the feelings of Many rank and file miners said he would prefer to have miners ret to work in government of rated mines rather than under a Taft Hartley in Junction few administration officials have been willing to six ulate on seizure of the mines out of concern that miners will he encouraged to defy a court in Junction ordering them Back to work talk of government seizure had waned monday following Carters nationally broadcast Taft Hartley announcement a White House official privately ruled out seizure although Libor Secretary rav Marshall said monday that the administration was prepared to propose the necessary turn to Page 14 i see a strike Quot president praises Tito Independence Norton a in an attempt to reduce the ask of danger to Coal truck Drivers passing through lines of striking ump members one local mining company has hired the help of members of the motorcycle club a a Figueros a a to Nde Shotgun in the cab of the trucks with divers. Club member David Martin 24, mounts up monday. Up s. Africa exists in a . Limbo United nations apr South Africa has paid no United nations dues since 1974, when it was ejected from the general Assembly s fall session. But the White ruled nation continues to enjoy its member privileges other than voting in the Assembly where it has never tend to return. South africans Bill has reached $7.5 million since it was thrown out amid a Black african Campaign against its apartheid racial policy. The figure represents assessments both for the general . Budget and for the Mideast peacekeeping Force. South african diplomats say that every year since then they have sounded out other countries before the september opening of the Assembly to Check their prospects. So far the South africans say they have had no encouragement to go Back. In the past other . Countries have been late paying Bills or have refused to pay. Cambodia fell into delinquency for one month in 1977 and the soviet Union in 1964-65 successfully challenged its assessment for peacekeeping troops in the Congo and Middle East. Under a Section of the . Charter a irrelevant to the russian and cambodian cases and never applied a nation that Falls two years behind on its assessments can lose its general Assembly voting Power. But of course South Africa has no use for an Assembly vote As Long As it is not there. Besides that it escapes Public exposure to lengthy denunciations from its critics by now including nearly All . Members but especially the Black africans their non aligned Spanish army convicts mimes Barcelona Spain a a military court sentenced four members of Spain a leading pantomime group tuesday to two years in prison for insulting the army. The decision threatened to set Oft a nationwide theater strike and Street demonstrations. Within hours of the verdict and sentencing angry actors stagehands and theater workers in Madrid and Barcelona called for a nationwide strike a March against parliament and demonstrations in the streets for Freedom of expression. The trial by a four Man court martial was held despite efforts by some government officials and Liberal political leaders for a civilian trial or to have it put off indefinitely. The army suspended the trial a week ago after the director of the pantomime group Albert Boadella fled police Cust Coly in a Barcelona Hospital Francisco Coloma Gallegos Captain 24 hours before the court martial and general of the Barcelona military re escaped to Belgium. Another actor Ferran Rene ran to France. Political parties welcomed news of the suspension. But Over the weekend the army suddenly ordered the four remaining members of Els jog Lars a catalan for the jugglers a to trial monday. In a 13-hour session the prosecution asked three year terms for actors Gabriel Renom and re u Sosona and Arnau Vilardebo and actress Miriam de Maeztu. The prosecution charged the four insulted the army with a play about the 1974 Gavotte execution of two men convicted by a court martial. Civilian lawyers for the actors said the play was against the death penalty not the army. The sentences do not become effective until confirmed by it. Gen. Gion who ordered the troupe put on trial. The actors lawyers said no practical Appeal was possible but they w Ould ask the army supreme court to Grant amnesty. The Freedom of expression committee in Barcelona said it was planning a March on parliament wednesday to protest the court martial and sentences. In Madrid More than 100 actors singers dancers and theater workers sent delegations to All of the major political parties asking them to Back a general theater strike and Street demonstrations. A protest strike against the indictment of the pantomime group shut Down most of Spain a Heaters three Days before Christmas. Comrades and the communists South Africa still has a . Mis Sion m new York and enjoys the same services f rom the . Secretariat As the other 143 member countries with missions. The South africans get passes and documents from the secretariat and take friends to lunch in the delegates dining room. In recent years the Mission has been allowed to use a Headquarters briefing room for news conferences Given by South Africa s famous hear transplant surgeon or Christiaan Barnard and by foreign minister . Botha Botha appeared after conferring with . Secretary general Kurt Waldheim during a visit to the United states last june. South africans last . Ambassador and simultaneously ambassador to Washington Botha had gone Home two months earlier to join the Cabinet. The slimmed Down . Mission staff now consists of three diplomats and four secretaries. Meanwhile its general assessment has grown with the budget from $1.1 million in 1974 to $1.3 million in 1977. Washington a president Carter welcomed yugoslav presi Dent Tito to the White House tuesday praising him As a a True Friend Quot of the United states and As a Symbol of Eastern Europe a yearning for free Dom Independence and Liberty. The 85-year-old Leader appeared in robust health As he arrived at the White House South grounds for a 20 minute ceremony that included full military honors. In his Brief remarks Carter ignored the Many differences in i s yugoslav relations and chose to dwell on Tito a personal accomplishments As the worlds longest serving head of government As much As any other person car Ter said Tito symbolizes a the eager Ness for Freedom Independence and Liberty that exists m Eastern Europe and indeed throughout the world Quot Carter thus reaffirmed american support for Yugoslavia a role As a non aligned communist state which Tito has pursued since his break with the soviet Union 30 years ago. The statement also served As an expression of american Hope that other East european countries will follow the same course Carter also disclosed that he has sought Tito a advice and counsel in an extensive Exchange of private Cor response Nee with the yugoslav Leader. Carter made no reference to the main occasions in which Tito has staked out an anti u s position in International forums. Then have been discussions about the possibility of a modest expansion of i s Militar sales to Yugoslavia in addition vice president Walter Mondale and defense Secretary Harold Brown have visited Belgrade Tito and Carter chemical Plant explosion forces 1,200 to evacuate Vicksburg miss a an explosion ripped open an insecticide tank at a chemical company tues m of. Day sending flames and toxic smoke it today s j o it Mal lnt0 the sky and forcing the evac a Tion of More than 1,200 people including hundreds of schoolchildren four workers at the Vicksburg chemical co. Plant were treated at a Hospital and one was admitted with Burns on his face and hands the Highway patrol and Warren county sheriff s office also received several Calls from persons complain floods Snow avalanches. A a Page Ann Landers. 12 business Market news. 13 classified.23 25 comics .22 crossword puzzle.12 editorials 2 entertainment .4 Horoscope. 4 Jacoby on Polly a pointers .14 sports. 19 21 ing of severe headaches and skin Burns after driving through the smoke on interstate 20 near the Mississippi River Plant but area Hospi Tais said Only one person had sought treatment Lor a severe headache company officials said the explosion occurred in a tank containing 1,000 to 3,000gallons of Methyl Perth Ion an insecticide used in Cotton and Rice production the fire that resulted touched Oil smaller blasts and fires in several barrels of the raw material used to make the chemical. Voice from grave naming today a weather killer May have been hoax by the associated press thunderstorms battered much of the Gulf coast and Southeast on tuesday and Flash flood warnings were posted from East Texas to Alabama. Rain showers fell Over parts of the Northern Pacific coast and flooding continued at Clear Lake in Central California. Flood warnings remained posted for much of the Sacramento River. Travellers advisories extended from Kansas and Southeastern Nebraska across the Southern two thirds of Ohio and Eastern Kentucky. Freezing rain and Snow caused hazardous driving throughout the area. Freezing rain and Snow also was reported North of the Gulf thunderstorms reaching from the Central to Northern Plains and across the Ohio Valley to the Central Atlantic coast. Elsewhere Avalanche warnings were continued for the Wasatch mountains in Utah and the Elk mountains in Central Colorado. Temperatures tuesday afternoon ranged from 13 degrees in Greenville Maine to 85 in Brownsville Texas. Wednesdays forecast called for Snow from the Central appalachians across Pennsylvania and new Jersey. Rain was expected across Central Florida and Snow changing to rain was forecast across the upper Ohio Valley Southeast through the lower Mississippi Valley. More rain was in store for much of the Pacific coast and across the upper half of the inter Mountain Region into the upper Missouri Valley with Snow in higher elevations. Mild temperatures were expected from the Northern Plains to the Pacific Northwest through the Rockies and the Southwest. Temperature High tuesday 28 at 5 30a.m. Ixia monday 27 forecast for Jacksonville and Vicinity wednesday mostly Cloudy Windy and cold High Low 30k partly Cloudy wednes Day night. Low 20 to 23 partly sunny thursday and warmer High lower 40s Jacksonville skies today wednesday March 8 Sunset today.6 00p.m Sunrise tomorrow .6 23a.m. New Moon tonight. 8 36 p m. At the next new Moon in april there will be a partial eclipse of the Sun that will be visible Over a Large area of the South Atlantic Ocean the extreme Southern portions of South America and South Africa and parts of Antarctica Chicago up a a woman May have pulled off a hoax by telling authorities a dead woman a spirit entered her body and proceeded to name her killer information released tuesday showed. The information showed re Ibias Chua May have known and worked with the Man accused of killing Teresita Basa Long enough to gather the information the voice gave during mrs. Chuay a trance. Edgewater Hospital personnel records showed mrs. Chua worked in the hospitals respiratory therapy department with accused killer Allan Shower for 13 months before she was fired for disobedience and absenteeism she also had told a supervisor she was afraid she might become the next Teresita Basa mrs Chuay a husband or Jose Chua told Chicago police that when his wife went into a trance last sum Mer he a sked Hei who she w As and she replied �?o1 am Teresita Basa a a Basa who also had worked in the respiratory unit at the Hospital was found murdered about six months before mrs. Chuay a alleged trance. During the trance the voice told or. Chua that miss Basa had been murdered by showery

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