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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - April 9, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Murphyiboro Hirrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th Volumt 82No 841 Oc a Copy locCMMr lo fret fnu Hwrln DHIy Jwrnil Murphyrtwo liritjMiMtttf TUESDAY APRIL 91974 HOME p 0 BOX 789 Vienna Cenfer fo train personnel for River Oak Center 1 1 4 V7nMHn ll I IrfVUjlfVtoj Illinois Dept of Correction di rector AUyn R Sielaff today appointed Frank J Deere 39 seniorguard captain of the Vi enna Correctional Center as as sistant warden in charge of ope rations at the new River Oak Correctional Center Joliet ef fective immediately The 55acre facility located on Joliets far west side was transformed April 5 from a re ception and diagnosistic center for boys to a minimum security institution for 200 young male adults and was renamed the River Oak Correctional Center John Platt 33 former director of the Valley View Boys School In the St CharlesElgin area was named warden of the new institution on April 5 at a year Andrew Rucker 43 of the reception and diagnostic center was named assistant warden for program at Henry Boswell 38 was named educational and vocational ad ministrator at He also was associated with the center Dorothy Sneffner also with the center was named chief clerk of the records department of the new administration at 500 David Brierton administrator of institutional services and No 2 man in the Dept of Correc tions visited the Vienna Cor rectional Center today along with Platt Rucker Boswell and Ms Snefmer who prefers that title to plan a program in which the Vienna institution will train security personnel for Riv er Oak and in which Vienna personnel including Warden Vernon Housewright will act as consultant to the River Oak facility Brierton said the new institu tion will utilize contract pro gramming in its rehabilitation of residents This is a system in which residents are encourag ed to complete one phase of training such as qualifying for a high school diploma to be permitted to go on to another Viennas Frank J Deere named to River Oak job phase such as vocational train ing Transactional analysis also utilizedat Vienna will be con sidered as well River Oak Brierton said No new buildings are planned at River Oak Briertonsaid but someremodeling is planned at the center which formerly served as the Will County Home for the Aged Sielaff said that young adults now assignedto Vienna will be transferred to the new facility at Joliet Named to succeed Platt at Valley View was James Irving who currently is assistant super intendent of programs The reception and diagnostic center has been moved to the Valley View institution Deere of Goreville entered the employe of the Dept of Corrections as aguard at Statevffle Correctional Center in Jan 1958 He was promoted to Sergeant in 1958 to lieutenant in 1960 to captain in 1970 and to senior guard captain in April 1972 He has been on the staff af the Vienna Correctional Center since December 1965 Sielaff said Capt Deere was chosen for the post at River Oak because of his extensive experience at Vienna the de partments only minimum se curity faculty for adults The Vienna center is a national mo del and the only one ofits kind in the country Sielaff said Because of his experience at Vienna and his knowledge of that centers extensive educa tional vocational training and counseling programs his ap pointment as assistant warden in charge of operations will be of special value during the tran sition of River Oak Deeres salary as assistant warden will be Deere is a graduate of Gore vine Township High School and has taken corrections and law enforcement college courses at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Deere and his wife Wandt are the parents of two soai Gregg and Gordon daugh ter Jeri Army data banks detailed to panel Washington AP The Army created two highly secret computerized data banks in the late 1960s to store in telligence information on US citizens a Senate subcommittee was told today Robert E Jordan III former counsel of the Army said the existence of the data banks at Ft Holabird Md and Ft Monroe Va was kept secret even from the Armys senior civilian officials The systems were filled with a lot of Devaluated junk in formation about individuals and incidents which had an enormous potential for abuse Jordan told the constitutional rights subcommittee When we had finally obtained a copy of the biographical bank printout after being assured that no such compilationexisted Jordan says Intelligence files were kept secret one of the staff members in the Army general counsel office flipped through the listings Jordan said I recall that in looking at the entries for only surnames beginning with A and Bwe found the name of an outstan ding Special Forces colonel and a major general who was a division commander each ac companied by an ideological code which cast doubt on his loyalty to the United States he said the officers were put in the computer because both were on the subscription lists of an an tiwar underground newspaper Jordan was the leadoff witness in hearings conducted by sub committee Chairman Sam J Ervin Jr DNC into Ervins proposed bill to limit by law the extent by which the military is permitted to engage in domestic intelligence tional press But he acknowledged that the potential for abuse existed He said civilian officials often were too busy to fad out exactly what the military intelligence establishments was doing My experience has been that it is extremely difficult for ap pointed civilian officials to dea with middle levelcareer military intelligence and get a straght story Jordan said Rather than being a threat to civil liberties he said military intelligence activities which gained notoriety between 1969 and 1971 involved of essentiallyfoolish and wasteful use of military intelligence Jordan testified he does not j resources to observe and collect aiuu believe that the abuses of the I information about the most Jordansaid a reconstruction pastever became so serious as trivial sort of disturbances one of events indicatedthe namesof theywere depicted the nacan imagine Alleged looting of mutual funds empire Vesco may face new charges c Washington StarNews New York While the MitchellStans trial drones on toward a verdict a secret grand jury in the same courthouse is weighing possible new criminal charges against financier Robert L Vesc6 in the alleged looting of a mutual funds Vescoe associates in empire Three lexile have warrants or been hit contempt pro ceedings for failure to appear to testify in the fraud interroga tion Campaign leaders John N Mitchell and Maurice H Stans are on trial for conspiracy and obstruction of justice involving a secret constribution in cash from the financier Robert L Vesco during a securities and exchange commission fraud in vestigation Former presidential aide Robert Finch was called as a defense witness today to tell how White House officials ap proved a decision to keep secret the names of campaign donors in early 1972 Finch described a meeting in March 1972 among three White House aides including himsef and six campaign officials when the secrecy decision was made Finch had just started his testimony on the meeting today when the trial was interrupted for an extended recess because of jackhammer noises from outsidethe courtroom The California lawyer was preceded on the witness stand by a former campaign spokesman Devan L Shumway who had attended the same meeting under indictment with Mitchell land Stans in the influencepeddling case but is living in Costa Rica He was last seen in this country in February 1973 when according to testimony he was givenjajca gaign committee cheekVfor IIICGLUIC I a Shumway testified that refund aboard a private wanted to offer them a chance jetliner touching down at Dulles to have their money refunded first iftheir names were to be made public1 Shumway said Fimch was to be followed by Chicago insurance company founder W Clement Stonewho gave a record million for Nixon in the secret fundraising period airport outside Washington The new probe against Vescoe apparently is following the lines of the fraud case which the SEC eventually filed against him for stripping an estimated million in bluechip holdings from three mutual funds under his control Panel discusses tapes Wednesday The Washington AP House Judiciary Com mittee is waiting for a promised reply from the White House to its request for tapes of 42 presidential conversations Chairman Peter W Rodino Jr DNO has scheduled a com mittee meeting for Wednesday or Thursday to deal with the question of a subpoena if todays reply is unsatisfactory In a letter released by Rodino ed Monday James D St Clair President Nixons chief im peachment lawyer said that despite progress in recent weeks the dispute has not been resolv I am hopeful that continued joint efforts will result in a solution of the complex and timeconsuming problems in herent in this matter he said indicating the White House is not prepared to surrender all 42 presidential conversations the committee wants The committee last weekset a deadline of today for a yes or no answer from the White House as to whether it will give up the tapes which were requested last Feb 25 There is a possibility that partial compliance by the White House will be sufficient to head off the confrontation that would be produced by the issuance of a subpoena Committee Counsel John Doar initially only those tapes St Clair says are relevant to the iiue A sloppy love pat tSSK Sunnyand warmer today J tonight and Wednesday high 57 to 62 today in the lower 70s Wednesday Lowtonight 38 to 43 Turning colder again Friday and Saturday INDEX Classified TV Bridge Crossword 19 Editorials 4 Family Living 6 Records Sporti 11 Weather details map 17 Youth 5 Nixon visits storm area Xenia Ohio AP President Nixon flew to the stormravaged Midwest today as aides reported he wanted to make sure every federal step is disclosed last week that the being taken tohelp recover committee is willing to accept from the nations worst tornado in o naif disaster in a half century The President after landing impeachment inquiry One of at the WrightPatterson Air jiivjiaAL j vt the chief objections raised by Force Base in nearby Dayton the White House has been that boarded a helicopter to fly over the committee request covers sections of southwestern Ohio conversations having nothing to do with impeachable fenses severely damaged by tornadoes ofwhich whipped through a six state area last week key Pentagon post nniwsed almost Union Washington AP Robert F Ellsworth a former Kansas congressman and senior campaign worker for President Nixon in 1968 will be nominated to fill a key Pentagon post va cant for more then three months according toPentagon and congressional sources The choice illustrates how the threat of impeachment is ap parently affecting important Nixon administration decisions Ellsworth wealthy president of a New Yorkbased investment company will be nominated in about 10 days as assistant secretary for international security affairs the sources said The agency known as the State Department serves as the policymaking arm of the Defense Department in dealings with the State Depart ment and thus with governments overseas Secretary of Defense James R Schlesinger is known to favor upgrading the importance of ISA Both he and Secretary of Slate Henry A Kissinger are taking a hand in choosing a successor to Robert Hill who resigned in January to accept an ambassadorship A congressional source in dicated Ellsworth was chosen specifically to satisfy Sen Barry Goldwater RAriz who sue The other end of history I Atlanta AP It was a stirring moment but now they can get back to playing baseball an Atlanta fan said after Henry Aaron the recordbreaking 715th home run of his career Monday night Im like him Im glad its over said Terry Tucker of Newnan who took his three yjng sons with him to witness the historic event Every time Aarons name was mentioned in p r e g a m e ceremonies and after the contest began the sellout crowd of more than 53000 gave him a standing ovation Aaron breaks Ruths record can go home now Another story pichires page 11 Im so glad were here one excited fan said as he grabbed up his young son We can go home now Many did Thousands after Aaron bases began to leave rounded the aarco auon Hundreds of fans had filled the When he connected on his first left and leftcenter field general swing of the night in the fourth admission seats early in hopes inning the crowd went wild Theychanted We want Hank Ruth Hank Aaron we want Hank of retrieving the historic hoiner The ball would have been worth at least and possibly much more if it had landed within the reach of some lucky fan But it dropped short of the stands in the Atlanta Braves bullpen and reserve pitcher Tom House caught it House gave ball to Aaron rather to auction it off Someday when Im an old man watching television Ill see myself on the other end of history said House The 25yearold Califomian said tie was thrilled just to witness the event much less be a part of it He said it was the high point of his baseball career I looked up and there it was coming in my said the young pitcher who leaned against the leftcenter field wall to make the catch in the bullpen I thought its coming to me its coming to me All the ball players let me have it I saw it coming all the way andl caught it right at the base of the backwall House said I caught it and all I could think about was putting it in Hanks hand He said Thanks kid when I gave it to him It was a very emotional moment for Mm and me top said House adding he wasnt sure whether Aaron knew bis name cessfully almost singlehandedly the nomina tion of Paul H Nitze currently an arms controls specialist in the Pentagon He was Schles ingers first choice tor the post Nitze a Democrat reportedly lost out because of Goldwaters belief that he might advocate unilateral disarmament at a time when strategic srms talks were going on with the Soviet Administration 6f fie 1 1 1 ackowledge that opposition made Goldwaters public two weeks ago was insufficient to block Nitzes proposed nomina tion in normal times Nonetheless it is believed thai the White House backed away from the nomination for fear of alienating Goldwater with a view toward a possible Senate impeachment trial Dayan go home Meir government faces criticism Jerusalem AP Premier Golda M e i r s government floundering in a crisis that could force it to resign met in a special session today while demonstrators call ed for Defense Minister Moshe Day an to quit Dayan go home proclaimed placards waved by the pro testers in a parking lot 70 yards from Mrs Mefrs guarded Jerusalem office Other posters demanded that Dayan take the blame for Israel being caught off balance by the October Middle East war which took more than 2500 Israeli lives The demonstrators estimated by police to number 300 were students kibbutz farmers from the Marxist wing of Dayans own Labor alignment and veterans of the October war angry that senior military of ficers were rebuked for the war setbacks while Dayan was held blameless As the ministers met political leaders continued days of debate on whether Dayan should be dismissed whether the entire cabinet should resign or whether a way could be found to solve the Dayan issuewithout the governments collapse The cabinets deliberations were secret and it was not known if the government crisis was on the agenda or whether the meeting was confined to the miniature daily war on the Golan front with Syria Governor names state school board Chicago AP Gov Daniel Walker today an nounced the appointment of 17 persons to a new state board of education The 17 chosen from among ifl nominees submitted by a search and nominating commit tee must be confirmed the Illinois Senate Those nominated are Adrienne Y Bailey 29 Mer cedier C de Freitas Goodwin 51 Betty Howard 43 and Do mingo Tobias 27 all of Chi cago Carol N Johnston 45 of Des Plaines Lawrence A Keller 55 of Evergreen Park Frederick Palmer 35 of Mark ham Donald E Truitt 44 of Palatine Edward J Copeland 40 of Highland Park Justine Simon Walhout 43 Oakwood Sam Guzzardo 57 of Macomb Robert A Jamieson 65 of Peor ia Henry I Green 45 of Cham paign Donald F Muirheid6l of Decatur Charles M Long 42 of Waggoner Gertrude R Monroe 53 of and Jack Wiikowsky 59 of Chicago ;