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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - August 18, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE 710 N Illlnoli Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Herrln 21 N lith Southern Illinoisan Volume a Copy 5 Sections Comics Family Weekly Tabloid 2 Suppleme Shambles describes island locarbcndalt Prim Horrln Daily Journal Murphystwro SUNDAY AUG 18 CarbondaleHerrinMurphysbow Nicosia AP Everything is in an absolute shambles said S t e 11 i o s Garanis chairman of the Cyprus Employers Federa tion He was describing the state of the islands economy and the effect on the life of this eastern Mediterranean island that was a tourist paradise with a high standard of living only five weeks ago We havent even got a rough estimate of the total damage so far but it must be in the hun dreds of millions of dollars said Minister of Finance Caun dreas Patsalides Officials could provide no estimate either of the casualties suffered since the Turkish army invaded the island July 20 Turks advance in Cyprus New York Times News Service And Associated Press c New York Times Nicosia The ceasefire declared Fri day night between Turkish arid Greek forces broke down Saturday with a new southerly thrust by Turkish armor and artillery After seizing the northern third of Cyprus Turkeys inva sion army appeared to be trying to reach Turkish communities in the Greek Cypriot part of the island An armored column reached Pyroi a Turkish community on the road from Nicosia to Larnaca This effectively cut one of Cyprus near northsouth highways and brought Turkish positions well south of the line that was assured Friday to be the southern line of what would be Turkishcontrolled Cyprus Farther south Louroujina another Turkish community also appeared to be a goal of the Turkish thrust after its inhabi tants reportedly appealed to the Turks for help The town lies between the roads to Larnaca and Limassol and would give the Turkish forces a way of isolating Greek national guard units in Nicosia from those in the soutn Larnaca itself on the southern coast has a large Turkish com munity and up to at least two days ago several hundred Turkish young men were being held by the Greeks in a school There was talk in diplomatic circles that the Turks were I seeking to grab far more terri1 tory than they had originally planned for bargaining purposes at any new peace con ference Both sides protested against lofesf fruce breaks down Saturday United Nations forces Prior to Saturdays advances a map made available to newsmen in Ankara by Chief of Staff Gen Semih Sancar showed Turkish troops occupying almost half of Cyprus The map showed Turks in control north of a line from the southeastern tip of the island to Lefka on the northern coast The frontier line was drawn to indicate Turkish control of the area seven miles south of Nicosia although control of the capital itself remained divided befween Greek and Turkish that the ceasefire that went into Cypriots effect at 6 pm Friday had the new breach and United Na tions commander Prem Chand expressed concern Up to early Saturday afternoon United Na tions spokesman Rudolph Satg generally held up except for some small arms firing across ivi3 Sancar announced Turkey had lost about 250 dead and 550 wounded in what he called the the demarcation line between I twophased small war on the Turkish and Greek sectors of Cyprus apparently referrmgto Nicosia and some mortar firing the original July 20 invasion in the vicinity of the airport establishing a beachhead around which was still being held by the Kyrenia OD the northern coast and the 60hour blitz which ended with a cease fire Friday In Washington Sen Henry M Jackson DWash warned on Saturday that US diplomatic passivity toward the Turkish military moves in the Cyprus crisis may weaken the fragile democratic institutions in Greece In a letter to President Ford Jackson said the United States should use political and diplo matic means to encourage Turkish compliance with United Nations directives The solution to the Cyprus problem should not be dictated by Turkish military operations Jackson said In part he added the current crisis is the outgrowth on inde cisive US policies especially towards the military govern ment that fell recently in Greece Melodi Lynn Bennett Photo by Tom Porter Miss Southern Illinois Melodi Bennett named new queen Melodi Lynn Bennett of Hcr rin received the 1974 Miss Sou thern Illinois crown from last years queen Satudray night Jamie Norman of Herrin the 1973 queen crowned Miss Bennett after the five judges named her from a cast of 23 contestants at the Marion Civic Center First runnerup chosen on the final evenre of the two day competition is T e r i Throgmorton daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert L Throgmor ton of Vienna Second runnerup is Bar bara Herrin daughter of Mr and Mrs John Herrin of Her rin They will comprise t h e queens court along with Jami Lee Granneman of Herrin chosen Miss Congeniality by the contestants before the jud ging on Saturday She is the daughter of Mrs Phyllis Ger anneman On Friday night Miss Ben nett 19 daughter of Mr and Mrs James Bennett of Herrin won the talent contest after she played the piano and sang Joy Hickey daughter of Mr and Mrs Clyde Hickey Jr of Johnston City won the swimsuit contest on Friday Miss Throgmorton won swimsuit honors during the Saturday judging and Cynthia Wynn daughter of Mr and Mrs Richard Wynn of Car terville took the talent prize for her tapdancing Crownbearer was Jonathan Bowlby son of Mr and Mrs William Bowlby of Marion Trainbearers were S u s i and Cindy Karl daughters of Mr and Mrs John Karl of Marion Miss Bennett will compete for the Miss Illinois title at the pageant in Aurora next year And the winner of that contest will try for the Miss America crown in Atlantic City The Miss Southern Illinois contest was sponsorde by the Kiwanis Clubs of Marion and Herrin which received the franchise for the Friday and Saturday show from the Miss America Padgeant organiza tion Robert Gray of Effingham and Jerry Nelson of Collins ville both state Miss Illinois pageant judges and Doris Dobbins of Johnston City Paul McRoy of Carbondale and Joe Thompson of Benton were thp judges Mistress of ceremonies was Dorothy Ohamness of rural Marion Master of ceremonies was Steve Land Marion radio newscaster News in brief French nuclear testing ends Hussein Received sympathy7 c New York Times Washington King Hussein of Jordan said Saturday that he had received sympathy but no commitments in talks with American officials that the United States would meet his desire to press for JordanianIsraeli negotiations as the nextdiplomatic step in the Middle East In an interview at Blair House where the king has stayed dur ing his threeday visit Hussein reaffirmed his governments threat to boycott a resumption of the Geneva conference on the Middle East unless the Israelis have withdrawn forces from at least part of the West Bank of the Jordan River seized by Israel from Jordan in the June 1967 war I was very reassured Hussein said of his talks with President Ford Secretary of StateKissinper and Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger But he said he was told by Kissinger that a period of time will have to pass before any decisions can be taken on where the next diplomatic steps should be directed US Cyprus bases may be closed c New York Times Athens American and Greek officials are now assuming that the United States wiE eventually be asked to vacate or reorganize at least some of the seven ma Present Ford spoaks at White dinner honoring King Hussein M his wife right Sectary of State Henry Kissinger b t Rockefeller story termed baseless1 c New York Times Washington The White House announced Saturday that an anonymous tip linking Nelson A Rockefeller the former governor of New York to dirty tricks in the 1972 Presidential Campaign was dismissed as baseless after an investigation last week by the Special Watergate pro secutor JF terHorst President Anderson column linked him to dirty tricks jor military installations maintains here r No decisions have yet been j in one of anumber of ings made but one wellinformed on the matter Saturday thatfte Fords press secretary declared source c New York Times Paris French Defense Minister Jac ques Soufflet confirmed Friday night that France had exploded a nuclear device Thursday morning in the South Pacific and that the explosion could mark the end of Frances cur rent controversial atmospheric test series described this i no question about it Their intent is very serious The American bases Yarborough wins Soap Box been threatened by Greeces decision last week to withdraw its troops from the North Atlan tic Treaty Organization The Akron Ohio AP Curt Yarborough of Elk Grove Calif the 11yearold brother of last years champion veiiimmmru i v the Greek tip had been the work of ex tremists who wished for reasons of their own to discredit Governor Rockefeller He said that the investigation had been completely closed and would have no further bearing on Fords choice of a successor for the vice presidency President Ford has advised said Saturday t former have 11 Governor Rockefeller authorized by the NATO treaty and remains under become the 37th AllAmerican Soap Box Derby champion and linked strategy to NATO tion for the VicePresidential nomination TerHorst identified himself as the source of wire service dispatches widely distributed under an urgent heading Saturday morning quoting an unnamed White House official to the effect that the Special Prosecutors office was in vestigating allegations that Rockefeller had helped fund a project to disrupt the 1972 Democratic National Convention with hired thugs TerHorst explained that he had been responding to ques tions raised by Jack Anderson in a syndicated column that said secret files thought to have been destroyed long ago from the White House safe of E Howard Hunt Jr one of the convicted Watergate burglars drew the connection between Rockefeller Ford seeking to curb his power New York Times News Service And Associated Press Washington For the first time in the memory of most people in Washington a President of the United States is actively seeking to restrain the prerogatives and powers of his office President Ford his ad ministration only eight days old has assigned temporary and permanent assistants to an ef fort to reduce a staff swollen by a succession of strong predecessors to shift some authority back to the cabinet and to make the presidency more informal open and less imperial in tone and ap pearance He has not yet had an op portunity to display his use of I power in relation to other government institutions but on the basis of his statements and temperament he is expected to exercise more restraint with Congress the bureaucracy and the regulatory agencies than was seen under presidents Nixon and Johnson With support from both labor and Congress he also has mov ed quickly to demonstrate to the nation he is determined to fight inflation Advisers say ne is aware that the first two or three months will be vital in building public confidence in Gerald Fords economic programs To do this he sent his economic advisers scurrying in aa directions to come up with new policies and refine old ones He let it be known that he will soon announce his own Ford program of economic policies to replace that of his predecessor To show that he means business the President also Announced plans for a summit conference on inflation to include representatives of business labor government and the public which will be held after Labor Day quick preliminary ap proval in Congress for Cost of Living Task Force to focus on inflation A final vote is ex pected in both the House and Senate Monday General Motors f for increasing the prices of its 1975 autos by consultations on economic programs with a wide segment of society including major figures in organized labor a animal health research bill as infla tionary and made clear he would veto other measures that he felt would result in excessive government spending rMoved toward an important compromise on the trade bill and the question of more liberal Soviet emigratior policies that could make possible action on the trade bill at this session of Congress The President will try to keep the momentum going this week by focusing on specific ways of and the disruptions in 1972 In fact however terHorst said the special prosecutors office had already determined last night that the charges against Rockefeller was un founded at Fords insistence TerHorst suggested there had been a brief lapse of com munication in the White House He also said that he had been misinterpreted in the original wireservice reports In fact he said after the fourth briefing Saturday afternoon the White House referred the tipsters in formation to Jaworski but had never requested an investigation or a report on the matter TerHorst also said that the allegations against had nothing to do I with the delay in Fords choice Egypt to get US grain sources say Washington AP The United States will promise Egypt early shipment of about 100000 tons of grain in an agreement to be signed Monday by the two countries sources said In payment the United States will receive Egyptian currency that can be used only in that country cultural The and pact including scientific ex designed to rounaea t with fae delay jn Fords choice cnanges is designed to This determination was made i of a vice president The White i strengtjen the new bonds when locked boxes in a vault j uouse indicated first that selecbetween the two countries House indicated first that selec here supposed to hold copies of tion wouid be made late last reducing federal spending President Ford also is moving to end political infighting between his advisers and holdovers from Richard M Nixons presidency by creating a White House staff structure in his own image Final decisions wont be made for several days but sources said Ford has given preliminary approval to a staff structure that will differ extensively from that used by Nixon According to the sources the staff probably will allow for direct and continuing contact between the President and his major aides rather than chan neling that contact through a single chief of staff as Nixon did Hunts files were found to be empty Philip Buchen Fords legal counsel confirmed today that the original tip about the Hunt papers and Rockefeller had come origianlly to him that he first checked enough to know the man wasnt off his nut and then transmitted the information Leon Jaworski the special prosecutor I got the report last night Buchen said that the in vestigation had been completed They couldnt find the Hunt papers It was that simple It was unclear Saturday afternoon why Buchen had not reported that finding to terHorst before the press secretary con firmed to the wire services that an investigation was underway week then changed the likely announcement day to next Tuesday or Wednesday citing the war in Cyprus as the reason for postponement Rockefeller on vacation in Seal Harbor Me commented j through his press secretary Hugh Morrow after the last of the White House clarifications We are glad the White House in two statements has knocked down this absurd story because its absolutely untrue Earlier Morrow explained that he had heard the story more than a week ago from Less Whitten an assistant to Jack Anderson and had declared it impossible between the two countries Bangladesh famine told Dacca Bangladesh AP Prime Minister Mujibur Rahman appealed on Saturday for foreign aid to avert widespread famine after monsoon floods that devastated most of Che countrys crops As the flood waters began to recede Relief Minister Abdul Momin said Bangladesh needed million immediately for the 36 million inhabitants affected by the floods of the past two i months Inside today Partly sunny and warm to day with hign in upper 80s Tonight and Monday variable cloudiness with chance o f showers and thunderstorms Low tonight in mid to upper 60s High Monday in upper 80s Mostly light variable winds 6 to 12 MPH today GARDEN ROOM gives Pinckneyville home tropical touch Page 17 ILLINOIS LANDMARK Nauvoo may become Wil liamsburg of the West Artic les by Roger Hughes Page 31 TWO HAMBLETONIAN fav orites among first horses to arrive Page 9 REGGIE SMITH DELIVER winning home run for first place Cardinals in the ninth inning Saturday night Page 10 AREA PREP GRIDDERS J and SIUC Salukis take to flu practice football fields Mon day Page 11 Index Ann Landers Bridge Business Byline BG Classified Editorials Family Living F Records Sports Television Weather details map 5A 8A 3334 2 1528 32 1719 3538 5 M4 3944 I ;