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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OPIPICI Carbondala 710 N Illlneto Murphysboro till Walnut Herrln 21 N Volume 12No 1M15c a Copy 0101T5 Htrrln WEDNESDAY JULY Journrt wirpMlxro Illinois assembly cools it Springfield Bogged down in a political morass and unable to pass ma jor budgets for state departments and agencies the Illinois Genera Assembly has recessed until July 10 for a coolingoff period A legislative process of con frontation I think has demonstrated that it doesnt work Senate President William C Harris RPontiac told a news conference early today Its perfectly clear what we need is a respite The members are exhausted We need a cooling off period said House Speaker W Robert Blair RPark Forest who also participated in news conference The opera tion of state government can go on Payrolls can be met But Harris conceded under SIU pay raise passes Story other legislative news page 19 questioning that paychecks might be delayed for 3000 persons who work lor the Secretary of States office Their payday is July 15 In all Harris and Blair said budgets for some 25 state departments and agencies have yet to be approved a delay un precedented in recent state history Among those bills is the billion budget request for the State Department of Trans portation Also stalled are proposals for pay raises for legislators judges and top state officials and a million coal research and developmentprogram Harris and Blair blamed Democrats fpr not backing down in the political power struggle between Gov Daniel Walker and Atty Gen William Scottover who should provide legal services for state departments and agencies At Scotts urging Republican members of the Senate tacked an amendment on dozens of ap propriations Bills requiring departments to set aside money in their budgets for legal services performed exclusively by the attorney generals of fice Democrats were able to keep the House from agreeing to the amendments and a stalemate developed when neither side would back down or com promise In all the political infighting and parliamentary maneuver ing appropriations for the state Environmental P ro te c t ion Agency andLiquor Control Commission were defeated Republicans immediately acr cused Democrats of killing those important agencies but Harris and Blair later acknowledged that the measures could be quickly revived when the General Assembly resumes its session 4 f f X 4 Nixon initials arms Moscow AP President Nixon left forthe United States today after wrap ping up a weeklong summit with Soviet leaders by signing agreements designed to limit nuclear arms Communist party chief Leonid I Breshnev and other Soviet leaders gathered at Vnukovo Airport for a brief departure ceremony under overcast skies Nixon and Brezhnev signed a summit communique pledging they would seek a 10year pact to limit offensive nuclear weapons but could not settle an accord on curbing missiles with multiple warheads In a joint communique sum ming up their third summit conference the two also com mitted their governments to stop Communique with Brezhnev pledges 70year USUSSR nuclear weapon limitation S Senate The agreement on missile defenses which is in the form of a protocol to the 1972 treaty probably will be submit ted to Congress in the form of a resolution seeking endorse ment As part of the partial test ban Nixon and Brezhnev cameto an unwritten understanding that observers from each govern ment would be allowed to visit the others test sites to verify underground nuclear weapon compliance tests with an explosive force of If implemented it would be more than 150 kilotons and to the first time the Soviet Union rut new limits on their missile has allowed such American i ifc defense systems observers on its territory iienic ayatcmo TY A The underground test treaty is Secretary of State Henry A to take effect in 21 months on Kissinger told newsmen the two March 311976 and requires the leaders had given up the goal of approval of twoThirds of the U a permanent ban on offensive nuclear weapons But he said the third annual NixonBrezhnev summit shouldnt be seen in terms of hitting a home run on one occasion A 10year pact if it can be worked out by US and Soviet negotiatiors in Geneva would cover the realities of fore seeable weapons development and that is about as perman ent as any accord that could be arranged now Kissinger said Nixon and Brezhnev met late in the morning in advance of j the ceremonial signing of the communique The president was to leave for the United States in the afternoon With their 1972 ban on some U S cuts energy use more than 8 per cent Washington AP A White House spokesman gays conservation efforts over the past year by industry and the federal government have reduced the nations energy consumption by more than 8 per cent A statement by President Nixon issued here Tuesday as Nixon prepared to return from his Moscow trip said industry was meeting the target of a 5 per cent energy cutback which Nixon had urged a year ago Energy savings by the federal government have reached 30 per cent far ahead of the 7 per cent goal set last year according to the President Nixons statement praised the conservation leadership shown by government and industry but added that their efforts are not enough Every American must join in this cause The President said conserva tion programs by federal agen cies during1 the nine months beginning June 1973 saved the equivalent of 75 million barrels of oil He said the Commerce Department reported that private industry was saving the equivalent of 425 million barrels of oil a year offensive weapons running out in 1977 the two leaders agreed that a new treaty should be com pleted at the earliest possible date and should run until 1985 It would try to limit both newer type weapons including missiles with multiple warheads and the numbers being deployed Kissinger said the key pro blem remains how to correlate the 3tol US advantage in missiles with multiple warheads and the Soviet advantage in launchers He said he expects the Geneva negotiations to resume on Aug 1 give or take a couple of weeks The 150kiloton ceiling on underground nuclear explosions to which Nixon and Brezhnev agreedis equivalent to the ex plosive force of 150000 tons of TNT or 7 times the force of the atomic bombs the United States dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki The most powerful nuclear device so far tested had a force equivalent to 57 million tons of TNT and was exploded by the Soviet Union in 1961 Kissinger saidthe two governments had inmind a followup agreement that would permit explosions for peaceful uses above the 150kilotoi limit Such an agreement he said would call for the presence of observers at the testexplosions from the two powers but possibly from third countries The agreement on missile defense systems expands the 1972 treaty which limited the two countries to two such in stallations each Only one is In place in each country the Soviets protecting Moscow and theAmerican system shielding Minuteman missiles at Grand Forks ND Today Nixon and Brezhnev agreed not to build the second installation Krogh letter testimony differ Washington AP Former White House aide Egil Bud Krogh today acknowledged writing a letter a year ago that contradicts his testimony linking John D Ehrlichman to the planning of the breakin at the office of Daniel Ellsbergs psychiatrist Both Krogh 34 and David R Young another former Ehrlichman aide testified Tuesday in the Plumbers trial that there was never any ques tion during their planning discussions with Ehrlichman that men hired by the White House would enter the psychiatrists office without the doctors consent or knowledge However Krogh acknowledg ed today that a letter he wrote when he resigned from his post as undersecretary of the De partment of Transportation in May 1973 included the statement that agreement to this mission was my responsibility a step taken in excess of instruc tions and without the knowledge or p e r m i s s i o n of any superior Asked about that statement today Krogh said from the witness stand I was not in this document attempting to speak for others or describe what participation others might have had In his earlier testimony Krogh indicated that Ehrlichmans only caution in approving the breakin was to make sure the operation would not be traced to the White House Krogh and Young agreed that the possible illegality of the en try at Dr Lewis J Fieldings Severely Hills Calif office was never raised beforehand They also were unable to recall using such explicit terms as burglary or breakin in seeking Ehrlichmans approval for the Sept 3 1971 search for Ellsbergs psychiatric records Young who traded immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony completed crossexamination Tuesday Krogh pleaded guilty and served 4 months of sixmonth jail term for plotting the break in In addition to the charge of conspiracy to violate Fieldings rights Ehrlichman once Presi dent Nixons principal domestic affairs adviser is also charged on four counts of lying to the FBI and a federal grand jury Three other defendants in the case are G Gordon Liddy and Miamians Bernard L Barker and Eugenio R Martinez Krogh told of being given the special assignment of tracking down and discovering the reasons for a rash of national security leaks to the press in 1970 and 1971 and said he and Young organized the special White House investigative unit known as the plumbers Krogh quoted Ehrlichman as saying the President was deeply worried because very serious national security issues were at stake Atlanta police say Suspect had list of famous blacks Area 4fh of July eelebrati At least one ons In calendar pagt 25 RAIN in Houston fire Houston AP One person was known dead and nine others were injured today when a1 fouralarm fire destroyed the Hotel pixie Nineteen persons listed on the Dixie Hotel register were unacA counted Cause of the blaze was not immediately known City Firef Marshal Alcus Greer said the condition of the hotel eon1 tributedtbtheblaze Tonight partly cloudy low in the low or mid 70s Thursday 50 per cent chance of showers and thunderstorms with high in upper 80s or lower 90s fndex Central circle Sfafue to replace fountain A bronze statue of a coal miner will replace the famili ar pale pink and blue fountain in the center of Zeigler Because of the high cost of repairs the Zeigler City Council voted Monday to allow the Bank of Zeigler to dis mantle the Miners Memorial Fountain on the Zeigler Cir cle The fountain has been un usable for sometime City Clerk Geneva Sciranko said it just is not feasible to re pair Children have put soap and other things into the fountain causing it to become clogged she said It has not operated for several years The Bank of Zeigler has commissioned Steve Robins of Cobden to design and build a 7foot bronze statue of a coal miner The fountain must be torn down to make room for the ttatue and its pedestal Doug Heaton executive vice presi dent of the bank said The statuf will be cast in the East and Robins will ac company the pieces to Zeigler to put them together Heaton said Hopefully the statue will completed xfor a September dedication The fountain replaced the Leiter Mining Co offices built by Joseph Leiter a Chicago millionaire The company of fices were at the hub of a spokelike system of streets and saw violence during mine wars of 1905 The memorial fountain was dedicated to all Zeigler coal miners in September 1960 Seventeen Zeigler clubs and civic organizations financed the fountain and pool The changing patterns of the fountain at one time shot wa ter to a height of 20 feet The annual Zeigler Fountain Festival was changed this year to the Zeigler Homecom ing t 1i iCIassified JGomiei TV Bridge I Crossword Editariajs Family living i Records Sports Weather details map 2124 27 4 67 2425 1516 25 No paper Thursday The Southern Illinoisan will not publish on Independence Day July 4 a legal holiday New York TimesNews Service And Associated Press Authorities say the names of soul music singer Aretha Franklin the Rev Martin Luther King Sr and other pro minent blacks were on two death lists compiled by Marcus Wayne Chenault the man charged with killing Mrs KingSr Sgt Berlyn Compton of the Atlanta Police Department said one of the lists had 10 names and was found in Chenaults apartment at Columbus Ohio where he formerly attended Ohio State University The other list was compiled from police interviews Compton said Compton said other names on the lists included the Rev Ralph David Abernathy president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and the Rev Ike Eikenkoet ter an evangelist Chenault a 23yearold black man from Dayton Ohio is in Atlantas jail charged with kill ingMrs King and a church deacon and wounding another woman in the shooting spree Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta An attorney for Chenault said Tuesday that his client has denied belonging to any organized group Attorney Randy Bacote said Chenault told him he had never been a party to any group organization or following The Dayton Ohio Journal Herald said in a copyright story Tuesday that Chenault belonged to a group known as The Troop which believes black ministers should be punished because they have misled their people The newspaper quoted an unnamed friend of Chenault as saying black ministers are a power in the black community but one of the main reasons we i still have ghettos But the newspaper said in Its editionstoday that its source nowclaims he didnot use the term The Troop to refer to the group The newspaper said the source claimed he had referred to the truth in general In todays story no name was given for the group The New York Times iden tified the friend as Walter E Brooks Jr and said he was a janitor at Wright Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton The Times added that Brooks being sought for questioning by Dayton police and the FBI Dayton police said they were investigating a possible link between the killing of Mrs King and the mysterious deaths of two black ministers in Dayton recently Police said they plan ned to go to Atlanta to question Chenault The Rev William Wright 56 was killed by a sniper May 12 and the Rev Eugene C Johnson Jr 30 was shot and killed June 3 There have been no arrests or suspects in the cases police said Service held for Mrs King Atlanta AP Hundreds bid a final farewell today to the slain Mrs Martin Luther King Sr The funeral was held at Ebenezer Baptist Church where Mrs King 70 was shot to death during a service Sunday while she played the Lords Prayer on the organ Her father husband and two sons have served as pastor there for 80 years She is survived by her hus band Dr Martin Luther King Sr 74 and a daughter Mrs Christine King Farris Her younger son the Rev A D King drowned in his backyard pool in 1969 What NY trips Parking tine computer nabs wife cheating on husband John Raymond 2 In foreground and Michelle 6 chlWreniof Jo Ann Darnell of 214 S Main St play near fountain New York Super Sleuth the citys ef ficient but heartless parking ticket computer has caught a wife cheating on her hus band Programmed to track down scofflaws it sent a bill for in unpaid tickets to an upstate man The man angrily phoned the Violations Bureau This car is registered to my wife and she hasnt been in New York City in five years Im not paying up he said The official said he would mail copies of the tickets to the man to prove they were issued to his car When they arrived the man noted they were all made out on weekday afternoons when he was at work They were given at the rate of two a week in the same block on Manhat tans East Side He called me to apologize the bureau official said and told me he confronted his wife with the grim evidence and that she finally broke down and admitted she was having an affair The official didnJt ask any more questions after the hus band said the fines would bt paid ;