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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - June 9, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Carbondale Murphy sboro Herrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th Southern Illinoisan MNo13530C a Copy 5 Sections Comics Family Weekly Tabloid Supplem fret Press Hwrln Daily Jt SUNDAY JUNE 91974 Miiiohysboro CarbondaltHwrinMurphysboro Police nab one robbery suspect seek second Jackson County Sheriff John Hoffman holds money and gun dropped by robbers Photo by Dick Carter Police have apprehended one suspectand still are searching for another in con nection with the rob bery of the Farmers State Bank of Alto Pass an Friday William A Moore about of 5307 Cottage Grove Chi cago was apprehended at 5 pm Saturday at the north west section of Lake Chan tauqua near Murphysboro ac cording to Jackson County Sheriff John Hoffman Moore facingcharges under a federal bank robbery sta tute is being held in William son County Jail in lieu of bond police said He is scheduled to be ihiled to be brought before US Magistrate Kent Brandon on Monday for a preliminary hear ing Late Saturday night police continued to search for a se cond suspect in the robbery He is described as black about 27 years old approxi mately 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds He has an Afro haircut and sideburns and was last seen wearing a floppy hat and a tan or brown shirt according to police About 40 policemen from Carbondale Murphysboro Federal Bureau of Investiga tion Jackson County Sheriffs Office and the Southern Il linois University at Carbon dale Security Force conducted an extensive search Friday and Saturday Witnesses said they saw the two alleged bank robbers heading north out of Alto Pass on Illinois 127 about pm Friday Police had received a des cription of the car including the license number from wit nesses in Alto Pass A Carbondale policemen spotted the car at about 2 pm on Illinois 127 south of Murphysboro and fired at the car Two men jumped from the car and fled into the woods after the shot was fired police said All but of the stolen money and a small caliber pistol were found in the car At about pm Friday two men believed to be the robbers were seen about threefourths of a mile south of the junction of old Illinois She heard manhunt in woods near Murphysfaoro Page 5 13 and Illinois 127 police said In apprehending Moore police combed the woods on foot and horseback patrolled in cars and used helicopters and airplanes to search The bank robbery in Alto Pass began about pm Friday when the two armed suspects entered the bank according to witnesses Norman Hagler executive vice president and cashier ot the bank and a teller Doris Gee were locked in the bank vault but were not harmed Hagler said the two men entered the bank and asked for change for four bills Hagler said that while he was making change one of the men pulled a gun on him and said This is a holdup Do what I say and you wont get hurt He said the men had been in the bank on Thursday ask ing for change They came into the bank about Thursday morning and gave me a fivedollar bill and five onedollar bills and asked for a ten Hagler said I was suspicious of them then so I got their license number as they left Mrs Gee said the robbers made her lie on the floor be hind the tellers cage while they forced Hagler at gun point to open a safe within the vault Hagler said the robbers tool money from the safe and from a tellers drawer Within minutes the two men left the bank leaving Hagler and Mrs Gee locked in the vault Hagler said he pushed an alarm inside the vault and that Alvin Boone an Alto Pass resident pryed the lock ing device with a tire iron and opened the vault The two were in the vault about 10 minutes Hagler said Apparently just before the robbery occurred Haulers wife Vivian saw the robbers get out of their car which had been parked behind the bank building near a church Mrs Hagler said she jotted down the license number of the car and then called a neighbor to see if the neigh bor had seen anything that appeared suspicious Mrs Hagler said she then called the bank and a little girl answered the phone She said the bank had been rob bed Mrs Hagler called state police immediately The car the men were us ing during the robbery was described as a green 1968 Ford Mustang Police say the car is registered to Harold LeeofUllin Gilbert Gee a parttime tell erat the bank said he was off duty Friday but that he saw what turned out to be the getaway car near the jun ction of Illinois 127 and the main street of Alto Pass Gee said a red pickup truck was waiting for the Mustang and that some men changed vehicles Gee said he is not sure how many men were in volved in the exchange but that the Mustang headed north on Illinois 127 and the truck headed south Police said Sat urday they had no information on a red pickup truck William Turner of Jones boro who owns an antique store one door west of the bank said he saw the two men walk by his store but he thought they were headed for Wissmans Grocery Store which is on the other side of the bank They were gone just a few minutes when they came bach by Turner said Each man was carrying a paper grocery bag so I assumed they had been to the grocery store I never dreamed the bags were full of money Turner heard the bank alarm sound as the two men were walking past the store and heard one of the men say lets split The men ran behind Turners store to ward the church he said On May 15 1954 two gun men grabbed from the bank and fled Both robbers are believed to still be in federal prison In 1968 there was another attempt to hold up the bank But the attempt failed because the bank was closed for lunch Nixon names travel party Washington CAP President Nixon named the of party for his Middle East journey Saturday as aides rshed arrangements for what they said will be far more than a ceremonial or good will trip Nixon embarks Monday morning on the 10day 14770 mile trip that will carry him first to Austria for a rest stop then to Egypt Saudi Arabia Syria Israel and Jordan Before he derwts Nixon is ernected to address today a of the Committee for Fairness to the Presidency a his effort to bunt Watergate inspired im Kissinger heads Mideast four list of aides Saudi Arabia and with Arab countries in general and Saudi Interior Minister Prince Fahd said it opens a new and glorious chapter in relations between the two countries One objective of the agree ment is to assure a steady oil flow from Saudi Arabia the hosts on tour will be from left King Hussein of Jordan King Faisal of Saudi Arabia Israeli Premier Yitkhak Rabin Egyptian President Anwar Sadat parchment moves As expected Secretary of ia H4nryA Kissinger headed the official Middle East party by White House of members are Nixons top two aides Alexander M ficials Maj Gen Brent Scowcroft his deputy assistant for national security affairs Alfred Atherton assistant secretary of state for the Middle East and the US envoys to the countries he will be visiting Kissinger who paved the way for Nixons trip by negotiating Arab Israeli troop disengage ment agreements signed a joint statement Saturday intended to strengthen US Saudi Arabian economic and military ties The secretary called it a Haig Jr and Ronald L Ziegler I milestone in our relations with Teamsters talking with contractors Springfield 111 AP Representatives of 4000 striking teamsters and three major construction contractors completed bargaining a third Saturday day and of exneeted to resume negotiations today Saturdays unsuccessful talks marked the sixth day of the strike which began last Monday Construction project in 80 Illinois counties has been halted The targets of the Teamstei Local 627 strike are Associated Gneral Contractors of Illinois tbe Central Illinois Builders Association and the Southern Illinois Builders Association Teamster officials lee b the Locals president Robert Barker nor officials for the struck contractors could be reached following Saturdays icssion The drivers are seeking raise of an hour up from the current average wage of P750 an hour A spokesman for As sociated General Contrac tors AGC said Friday the Teamsters are striking in an effort to force the Gerge E Hoffman Sons contracting company to drop its suit against Local 627 in Peoria The suit was filed in 1971 by Hoffman and Sons after a court ruled a previous strike by the construction drivers was il legal Barker was not available for comment after the charge was made worlds leading exporter Informed sources said the United States anticipates reaching similar accords with a number of Arab countries But White House officials downplayed the possibility that other such agreements would be forged during Nixons trip The significance andresults of the trip should not be judged on the specific signing of documents or the announcing of agreements Ziegler said He said Nixon will stress the building of persona relations with Arab and Israeli leaders to follow up on the US role as a Middle East peace mediator France sets atom tests c New York Times Paris France announced Saturday a new series of atmospheric nuclear tests to be held in the South Pacific this summer and SyrianPresident Hafea Assad AP art by Jim Hummel Phone taps blamed on Kissinger By Seymour M Hersh c New York Times Washington Henry A Kissingers National Security Council office was directly responsible for ordering the Federal Bureau of Investigation to end the 17 so called national security wiretaps on newsmen and of placed sources said day The sources said that as late as February 1971 when the last eight wiretaps were shut down specific termination orders were telephoned to the FBI by Gen Alexander M Haig Jr the current White House Chief of Staff who was then a Kissinger ficials that began in 1969 highly I deputy Police continuing Pat Hearst search CLOUDY Mostly cloudy today with showers and thunderstorms likely Not much change in temperatures Lowtonight in the upper 60s to low 70s Highs Monday in the 80s Southeast winds eight to four teen miles per hour tonight and 15 to 22 miles per hour Monday There is a 50 per cent chance of rain today By Jon Norheimer c New York Times Los Angeles The search for Patricia Hearst resumed with new vigor Satur day as the authorities examined her latest taped message for clues to what she and her two companion fugitives might do next There were hints in message from the three which was delivered to a Los Angeles radio station Friday that they might soon reappear in some dramtic way to reinforce the bold language of the tape The recording by Miss Hearst and William and Emily Harris established that their main con cern was not merely to hide after the shoatout with the police on May 17 in Los Angeles in which six members of the so called Symbionese Liberation Army died The three SLA members stated repeatedly in the tape that they were willing to die in a revolutionary struggle that they said they believed would sweep the land The authorities had thought ill possible that Miss Hearst anc the Harrises would remain underground and silent while the search for them was centered in the Los Angeles area But the defiant messages filled with vilifications obscenities and challenges was seen as expressing a need t demonstrate that the surviving SLA members were mitted to revolution dead comrades Satur These new allegations sup orted by officials closely in volved in ftie wiretapping pro gram contradict Mr Kiss ugers testimony before the enate Foreign Relations Com mittee last September in hear ngs on his nomination as Secretary of State Kissinger told the senators ihat after May 1970 He and laig were in touch with the FBI only when the wiretaps produc ed a particularly egregious eport He also told the senators that ic never explicitly dealt with he question of terminating the wiretaps I assumed that a wiretap which proved unproductive was as as com their erminated Kissinger estified The sources told the New York imes however that FBI ecords showed that Kissinger through Haig rebuffed at least wo and possibly three of the Sureaus requests in mid1969 hat a wiretap on the home of Morton H Halperin then a Kissinger aide be terminated ecause it was unproduc Soviet dancer Panov and wife to emigrate memorandum quotes ive One iaig as citing Kissinger by name in rejecting the Bureaus pleas which were made in June a month after the wiretap was ut in place and again in late summer Halperin who later quit the National Security Council in jrotest over the Nixon ad ministrations Vietnam policies las since sued Kissinger and others on the ground that they violated his constitutional rights A high level White House source acknowledged that Haig had served as a liaison man between Kissinger and the FBI on the wiretaps but added He only did what he waf told to At the time the wiretapping began in May 1969 Haig was a colonel assigned to the Security Council Kissinger has repeatedly denied that he directly in itiated the wiretapping program and insisted that the idea to do so originated at a White House meeting he attended on May 9 1969 with President Nixon and J Edgar Hoover the late FBI director The Timess sources said there was no such White House meeting on May 9 1969 FBI files show that Hoover dictated a memorandum on that d a ys telephone conversation with Kissinger who was then with the President at Key Bis cayne Fla about information leaks to newspapers and their perils to foreign policy Cong return to talks c New York Times Saigon The Vietcongs provisional revolutionary government an nounced Saturday that its military delegation here would respond to a unilateral gesture by the Saigon government and return to talks intended to im plement the cease fire At a news conference at the Vieteongs spartan compound at Tan Son Nhut Air Base Col Vo Dong Giang said his delegation would resume discussions in the two party joint military com mission on Tuesday today c New York Times Moscow Ballet dancer Valery Panov was officially informed by Soviet visa authorities Saturday that he and his pregnant hospitalized wife had permission to emigrate to Israel and must depart from the Soviet Union in fivedays I am very excited very emotional the 35 year old former Kirov ballet star said by telelphone from Vilna the capital of Lithuania where he and bis wife are visiting his brother Panov had been i skeptical of news leaks last night by semi official sources that the couple would be allowed to leave 27 months after they first applied But Saturday he was summoned by the visa of fice in Lithuania arid told that approval for both his and his wifes visa applications had been granted by the visa office in their hometown of Leiningrad Im not used to it yet but we are very happy he said I have to leave within five days from today The couple must appear at the Leningard visa office Monday at 10 am he said adding I wont stay here an hour longer than I have to but everything will depend on OVIR the visa The break in the long deadlocked Panov affair raised speculation that some other Jewish activists long refused permission to emigrate might also be granted visas as a prelude to President Nixons visit to Moscow in late June and as inducement to the American Congress to grant lower tariffs to Soviet imports into the United States But in Moscow four olainclothes secret police of ficers roughly arrested the leading organizer of an unof ficial scientific seminar sponsored by 19 Jews and a number of foreign scientists in cluding eight nobel laureates v Aleksandr Voronel 42year old experimental physicist was warned by senior internal security officer that he faced prosecution if he persisted with plans to hold the seminar his wife Nina said According to her account her husband was warned by a Lt Col the 46th police precinct in the name of the Soviet secret police that con tinued attempts to hold the seminar would lead to prosecu tion under Article 74 of the Soviet criminal code The article forbids violation of equality of rights of na tionalities and races through propaganda or agitation for the purpose of arousing hostility or dissension of races or na tionalities and carried punish ment of six months to three years in prison or exile from two to fiveyears Great teacher Orville Alexander a profes sor in the government depart ment at Southern Illinois Uni versity at Carbondale was selected Saturday as the 1974 SI I Alumni Associations Great Teacher Four other alumni were selected for ach ievement awards Fred Ba solo chemistry professor at Northwestern University Cla rence Stephens former head of University Administrative Council Walter Young a for mer member of the Associa tion Board of Directors and Walt Frazier of the New York Knicks Frazier did not attend the ceremonies Saturday at the Student Center FAMILY PRACTICE resi dency center established in Carbondale Program may mean more area doctors Stor ies by Henry de Fiebre Page 24 PSYCHOLOGY OF ART learned by students at Lin coln Junior High School in Carbondale Story by Sam De noms and photos by Fred Lynch Page 17 THE GREAT GATSBY ex plained by Henry Dan Piper an English professor Vnd Scott Fitzgerald authority at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Story by Tom Agosti on Page 3A DELL MITCHELL of Zeig ler catches hundreds of blue gill Page 12 il STAN MUSIAL signed legally Page 9 TERRY ERICKSON fourth in NCAA quarter mile Page 9 SIUC BASEBALL team de layed by rain Page 10 INDEX Ann Landers SA Bridge IOA Business 3334 Byline BG I Classified 2529 Crossword HA Editorials 37 Family Living Finance 3533 Records Sports Television iA12A Weather details map ;