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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - March 24, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Murphysboro Herrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N Urti So Volume 7030c Copy Four Sectioni Family Living Tablol ern niinoisan luccoMOr to frtt Prwi Hwrln Billy Journal SUNDAY MARCH 24 1974 Buckminster Fuller removes his memoirs from SIUC Bucky Fuller lecturing at SIU By Dave Butler Of The Southern Illinoisan World renowned architect Inventorthinker E Buck minster Fuller has removed all of his lifetime personal and business ing those accumulated dur ing 15 years at Southern Il linois University at Carbon the universitys Morris Library Fuller removed the papers In the fall of ly because his project was dropped from the budget ac cording to RalphMcCoy dean of library affairs McCoy said the university never announced that the papers had been removed be cause it wasnt something you senda news release out on Fullers action according to McCoy means a tremendous loss for the library It was our largest single collection and it was a real blow The collection consisted of 50 cases of material and thou sands of papers McCoy said He could not estimate the fin ancial value adding Its surely well over and getting more valuable each year McCoysaid the biggest loss for the library is not haying Fullers Dymaxion Chronicle which includes everything written about him starting with his birth announcement Thatr part of the collection contained in 40 cases includes every personal and business letter in Fullers career Mc Coy said Why there were letters to and from presidents and all sorts of great things he said I got permission to see some of them but they were to remain sealed until his death Known widely as Bucky the 78yearold designer is best remembered for his geodesic domes design of the US ex hibit at Expo67 in Montreal and plans to build a giant dome over the Bast St Louis water front area He first lectured at SIUC in 1956 joining the faculty on a fulltime basis in 1959 Often called SIUCs best known teacher Fuller was named to the prestigious uni versity professors position in 1968 Later he was honored by being named the first dis tinguished university profes sor His fulltime activity with the often found him gone more than he was at SlUClasted until 1971 At the beginning of 1972 Fullers Inventory of World Resource project was disband ed by the administrative coun cilas part of cutbacks in the central administrations budget The project had re ported directly to former sys tem president Delyte W Mor ris Fuller previously had about 10 people working on the pro ject In its last year the pro ject had a budget of more than Fullers salary was more than a year McCoy said the decision to cut Fullers project was made before David Derge became president McCoy added that he discussed the matter with Derge after he became presi dent and he agreed that the only thing we could do was to send the papers to Mr Fuller When Fuller left Carbon dale he accepted a temporary appointment to the SIUEd wardsville faculty He still holds that position at a year But most of his time is now spent working out of Philadelphia where he is associated with the Univer sity City Science Center He currently is on a lecture tour and could not be reached McCoy said Fullers papers had been stored in 50 sealed cases in the library They were to be opened after Full ers death The papers were shipped in several batches between Aug 4 and Nov 221972 His intention was to give them to us but when the project was dropped he decid ed to keep them McCoy said Of course he was not under any legal or moral obli gation to give them to us McCoy said he pleaded with Fuller to leave the papers at SIUC adding there was not hing we could do because he needed some of them and was moving to Philadelphia SIUC was in the process of drawing up legal papers confirming the papers dona tion when Fullers project was dropped McCoy said Although the university had a gentlemans agree ment we had no right to them after the project was dropp ed McCoy said He added that the university does not have any hope of ever getting the papers back The recipient of more than 20 doctoral degrees Fuller was often called Carbondales most famous citizen when he lived in the city A dome house he built on South Forest street was sold some time ago As far as Fullers impact on SIUC during the 15 years there McCoy said There may be a few papers in the archives and we have books by and about him but thats else is gone Winter hangs on snow covers area Old man winter gave Sou thern Illinoisans a chilly re minder Saturday that more cold weather was still to come With temperatures dipping into the low 20s area resi dents received anywhere from three inches of snow in Car bondale to four inches of snow in Pinckneyville by midnight the snow still falling The snow flurries began about 4 pm Saturday Soft wet flakes fell from about 6 pm until 9 pm The pace of the flurries changed from hardblown inch and a half flakes to a soft saltsize fla kes an Illinois State Highway Patrolman observed A spokesman at State police District No 13 Du Quoin re ported the highways in dis trict 13 to be hazardous and snow packed A spokesman from the of fice reported 16 minor acci dents after 4 pm Saturday due to the weather conditions The Jackson County Sher iffs office reported an acci dent which hospitalized two Belteville youths A car driven by Paul F Henry 23 Pinckneyville go ing south on Illinois 127 slid over the center line and was hit by a car driven by Susan K Cebulske 17 Belleville po lice said Miss Cebulske and a passen ger Susan M Perry 17 Belle ville were taken to St Jos ephs Hospital Murphysboro and were reported in satis factory condition with minor injuries Henry and his wife Mary Susan Henry 22 Pinckntey ville were treated and releas ed Franklin County Deputy Clifford Parrish found out just how hazardous the roads were Saturday night In a routine check of the roads between Christopher and Ben ton an oncoming car lost control and slid into the patrol car completely demo lishing the car Shownee OKs bond issue 322 to 216 Residents in the Shawneelno ware 26 yes and 22 no Community Unit School Dis trict No 84 passed a end issue Saturday by an un official vote of 322 to 216 ac cording to Supt Murlin Haw kins The money will be used to build a library addition and to make repairs at schools within the district McClure 150 yes and 46 no Specifically the bond money would be used to add 2000 feet of space to the high school lib rary repair the high school heating system and repair and remodel the districts four ele mentary buildings By approving the general ob ligation bonds the tax rate will be increased about 20 cents J11C j Breaking down the vote of The districts tax rate now is B38 Grand Tower 82 yes 108j per assessed valua no Wolf Lake 64 yes and 40ltion Hearsts not ready to resume giveaway Hfflsborough Calif AP Officials of the million Hearst food giveaway said Saturday they still are not ready to resume distributing groceries as demanded by Patricia Hearsts kidnapers We dont want to say anything until were absolutely ready said Lee Ross in formation officer for the People In Need program But it shouldnt be any later than Tuesday The terrorist Symbionese Liberation Army which kid naped Miss Hearst from her Berkeley apartment on Feb 4 ordered Hearst to feed Californias needy as a condition to negotiating her release I We want to get it over with as quickly as possible so thai negotiations can begin for Pat tys return Ross said Mostly cloudy and unseason ably cold today with some snow flurries at times Highs in the middle 20s Tonight partly cloudy arid cold Lows around 20 Monday partly sunny and warmer with highs near 40 Northwesterly winds at 10 to 18 miles per hour tonight and 12 to 22 miles per hour tomorrow Kissinger en roufe fo Moscow Ey Bernard Gwertzman New York Times X Washington Secretary of State Kissinger left for Moscow Saturday night concerned about signs of a chill in SovietAmerican relations but hopeful ofprogress toward strategic arms limita tion accord and of bigpower cooperation in Middle East diplomacy Kissinger will stop in Bonn for three hours today for talks on European and EastWest pro blems with West German e looming By R W Apple Jr c New York Times Washington The White House reacted angrily Saturday to reports that it was prepared to turn over 42 Watergate tapes to the House Judiciary Commit tee which is considering Presi dential impeachment In a long statement Ronald L Ziegler me Presidential press secretary accused the com mittee of having violated its own rules of confidentiality and said This lack of regard for the responsible handling of the materials provided to the com Sen Hugh Scoff warns Nixon will be impeached if confrontation occurs The White House statement which ran to three typed pages was prompted by two articles in Los D St Clair the Presidents special counsel for Watergate matters by Sen Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania the Republican minority leader Scott said that he had told St Clair that Nixon would be impeached unless the White House managed somewhow to avoid a con frontation on the tapes issue f I gave a clear message the mittee cannot help but influence Pennsylvania senator said He the White House attitude with also told St Clair that defiance Saturdays Times One suggested that the White House had decided to release the respect to providing additional materials in the future The tough White House at ttude appeared to increase the possibility of a fateful con frontation between the com mittee and President confrontation that in the opinion of Capitol Hill observers would increase the possibility of Nix ons impeachment by the House of Representatives That possibility was presented squarely last Tuesday to James Foreign Minister Walter Scheel before arriving in the Soviet capital tonight His latest trip to Moscow comes at a very important time Kissinger said on Thurs day because of recent indica tions that strains were develop ing in SovietAmerican rela t ion Si f Kissinger has expressed conj ministration education proposals of the wishes of the house com mittee would imperil Nixons position in the first suggestion from a major Republican official that if im peached by the House the President might be convicted by The meeting between Scott and St Clair which had been sought by the White House con sel took place in Scotts office those present were Dean Burch who was recently ap White House Sen Robert P pointed counsellor Griffin of Michigan the Republican whip Sen Wallace F Bennett of Utah secretary of the Senate Republican Con ference and Sen Bill Brock of Tennessee Chairman of the Senate Republican campaign committee tapes of the 42 conversations as the result of Scotts warning the other said that the tape decision regarding the 42 con versations had been made He said that the White House Angeles position has not caanged and he reiterated earlier statements about the amount of material that had already been provided recording of a crucial March 21 1973 meeting between the President and his former counsel John W Dean HI clearly pointed toward theo Presidents involvement in the before Watergate coverup evidence Ziegler denied that any House to the Judiciary Committee The press secretary asserted that the committee had more than 100000 pages of material to evaluate He called upon it to complete that process and then to define the scope of the charges against the President demanding from the further White Mariner snaps Mercury Pasadena Calif AP The clearest photographs ever taken of the tiny planet Mercury began coming back to earth Saturday from the Mariner 10 space probe However they were shot from such a 3 million scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratories said no details of the surface could be made out JPL spokesman Bristow said the initial photos were sharper than anything taken from earth but these are just a warmup for next week Powerful television cameras aboard Mariner 10 will be con tinuously trained on the mysteriouis planet as the probe approaches at 27000 miles per Frank hour Next Friday the craft will skim past Mercury less than 600 miles above the surface giving man his first closeup look at the planet The initial photos are being used only to adjust the spacecrafts instruments for the more informative pictures to be made during die week President asks support for education ideas New York Times Washington President Nixon Saturday I asked for public support for ad eem that the Kremlin was growing increasingly irritated over his successful oneman diplomatic efforts in the Middle East Congressional leaders have insisted that further trade now before Congress They range from antibusing legislation to programs from Camp David the Presidential mountain retreat in Maryland He noted that the Congress is rapidly approaching time when it must make decisions that will significantly affect the future of American education This was a Nixon added that the Senate at the same time is giving serious consideration to a bill that will move us in precisely the wrong direction The the bill im federal schools and financing loans and grants for postsecondary education credits and extension of non1 Bureaucrats In Washington discriminatory tariffs must becannot educate your children conditioned on the free emigra1 Nixon said in a 12minute na tion of Soviet Jews and others Jitionwide live radio broadcast broadening local control over j reference he made clear later President said that would complicate measurably the cessive forced busing and urged favorable consideration of antibusing legislation The administrations proposed funding legislation that Nixon detailed consolidate would funding he for our in the speech to House debate scheduled for next week on a bill that represents a step in the right direction toward more community and state control over their elementary current fragmented programs educationfunding process and and allow the school districts repeated a warning that he themselves thejasic would veto any such bill that complicates the funding process and hinders the return of control tovstates and communities secondary schools and The President once again I stated his opposition to ex decision on how that money shall be spent It would also make federal funds available a year in ad vance he said thus allowing school boards to plan ahead He said he will ask for almost 13 billion hi supplemental funds so that federal funds may be made available to school districts this spring Nixon also discussed the Basic Educational Opportunity Grants program which would make available up to annually to every eligible student for posthigh school education But he said that Congress has not yet responded to my request of 1973 to make the necessary billion available Inside today SPRING FASHIONS an in dividual thing See a special Easter fashion section Pages 25 through 38 TRAUMA CENTERS based In Illinois are the first state wide emergency operation in the country Story by Gerald Conner on Page 39 NEW ZION Choir expresses a taste of true religion in their singing Story By Sara De noms on Page 3A UCLA DOMINATION of col lege basketball ends with shocking double overtime loss to North Carolina State Page 13 BREESE MATER DEI fin ishes fourth at Champaign Pages 1314 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS COACHES ASSOCIATION an nounces Class A tnd Class AA allstar basketball squads Page 15 INDEX Ann Landers A Bridge 5A Business 4142 Byline BG 2 Classified 1922 Crossword 4A Editorials 40 Fashion Section Family Living 37 Finance 4344 Record 5 Sportt 1318 Television M2A Weather dttalls map Burning gas kills hurts bar patrons Allentown Pa AP At least eight persons were killed Saturday when a man tossed a gasoline can into a bar and ignited the gas with a match fire officials said At least 10 persons in the bar were injured officials said six of them critically A policeman and a fireman suffered smoke inhalation A man was apprehended shortly after the blaze and was being held pending the filing of charges His identity was not released The guy took a fivegallon can of gasoline with two in it dumped some on the floor left the can and threw a match in it said Fire Chief Melvin Keyser I understand the man is now in police custody Id say hes around 25 years old Authorities declined comment on what precipitated the bomb ing but sources told the Allen town CallChronicle it followed an argument Not battlt rwcut operation afttr In Alltnfown Pa that killed tight inured 10 AP wijpephotp ;