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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - September 12, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois PUBLICATION OFFICE Murphysbcro Herrln 710 N Illinelf 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th a Copy Two Sections loeouer to Prtii Hwrtobilly Jwirnii Murbhytbore I THURSDAY SEPT W 1974 CarbondaleHerrinMorphyibcrt Wholesale prices take in 28 years Washington AP Wholesale prices leaped 39 per cent in August the second biggest monthly increase in 28 years the government reported today Exploding prices last month ranged across almost the entire economy There were substan tial increases for everything from farm products to in dustrial goods Wholesale prices have risen at an adjusted annual rate of 373 per cent over the past three months The August rise of 39 per cent works out to a stag gering annual rate of 468 pen cent The August increase in prices following a rise of 37 per cent in July was the second big gest in any month since November 1946 when prices jumped 42 per cent The only bigger increase was last Augusts jump of 62 per cent following the lifting of the governments freeze on prices The governments Wholesale Price Index in August rose to 1674 per cent higher than a year ago The index is based on 1967 figures meaning that it cost S16740 to buy at wholesale a statistical variety of goods that cost in the 1967 base period All figures are adjusted to account for seasonal d i f ferences Consumers seemingly can ex pect little relief in the coming months from the worst inflation in years since wholesale prices usually are quickly reflected at the retail level its price report the Labor Department said agricultural products were up 76 per cent in August following a rise of 64 per cent in July and a decline in each of the four preceding months Industrial commodities con tinued to rise rapidly in price and were up 25 per cent in August a rate only slightly less than the average monthly in crease of 27 per cent that has throughout most of the year j Consumer finished goods those products in the wholesale chain nearest retail outlets rose two per cent Sharply higher prices for grains livestock oil seed and processed food arid feeds ac counted for much of the rise in agricultural prices last month Processed foods and feeds were up 82 per cent while raw farm products rose 67 per cent to push overall agricultural prices up 76 per cent at wholesale last month Shoppers can expect more price hikes a Ire a d at supermarkets with the 32 per cent increase in consumer foods last month Consumer foods those prepared for sale on grocery shelves rose in price chiefly as a result of increases for meats edible fats and oils sugar products processed poultry and eggs Some examples meats poultry and fish were up 15 per cent processed fruits and vegetables were up 32 per cent sugar products 96 per cent animal fats and oils 23 per cent and manufactured animal feeds 39 per cent Soaring prices for machinery and equipment trucks com mercial furniture and railroad equipment accounted for the rise in producer finished goods Also up sharply last month were metal and chemical prices Soft coal prices jumped another 4 per cent last month and were 668 per centhigher than a year ago while refined petroleum products increased 19 per cent in August to a level 872 per cent above a year ago 82yearold Emperor Hailc Selassie of Ethopia AP Wirephoto Post says Nixon refused aides pardon requests Washington AP In the last days of his presidency Richard M Nixon received urgent appeals for pardons from former aides H R Haldeman and John D Ehrlichman the Washington Post reported today Quoting informed sources reporters Carl Bernstein and BbWoodward wrote that Nixon rejected both requests and deeply resented the tone and character of the pleas The story said Nixon was especially upset by Haldemans request which was described as threatening and tantamount to blackmail It said one source Pardon may speed pay Story on page 10 said the request implied hed send Nixon to jail if he didnt get a pardon Haldemans lawyer John J Wilson told the Post that he was unaware of any pardon request but did not believe that Haldeman would use a threatening tone because of his lotto 20 41 OJ 10 29 Fired photographer wins state bonanza Waukegan AP William B Decker of Ci cero won in todays drawing of the Illinois Lot tery Charles V Horwath of Chicago won Decker is a photographer who recently lost his job when Chicago Today announced it was ending publication All the winners were either from the Chicago area or from Indiana The weekly lotto numbers picked today are 20 41 0110 29 Qualifying numbers for the weekly bonanza and million aire games picked today are 847366185 generous and kindly attitude toward Nixon Haldemans wife said in California that her husband could not comment on the story because he is under court order not to discuss Watergaterelated matters Haldeman and Ehrlichman go on trialwith four other defen dants in the Watergate coverup case Sept 30 Ehrlichman already faces a prison term of 20 months to five years on his conviction in the Ellsberg break in Lawyers for Haldeman asked Wednesday that 40 potential jurors for the case be dropped and the process of jury selection start over again In a legal brief thelawyers for the former White House chief of staff said a question naire sent to the potential jurors alerted them to the case they will be judging Specifically they said a let ter sent to the potential jurors in July indicated the trial would begin in September last three or four months and that the jury would be sequestered the case is expected to create a large amount of publicity As a result fhey said the jurors have been anticipating the trial and their Interest is in tense in such as the pardon granted to former President Richard M Nixon EmperprSe lassie ousted Addis Ababa AP Ethiopias soldierreformers deposed Emperor H a i 1 e Selassie the worlds oldest and longest reigning monarch and placed him under arrest to day An American witness said Selassie was carted off from his marblelinedpalace in the back a blue police car to a ramshackle military head quarters building near the railroad tracks The arrest in the name of the Armed Forces Coordinating Committee ende3 the 82year old monarchs hajf century of rule The committeesaid it was recallingthe emperors 58year old son Crown Prince Asfa Wossen from Switzerland to be crowned king but clear he would not have any real authority The prince suffered a stroke nearly two years ago and he is still partially paralyzed Worlds longestreigning monarch under arrest Selassies wealth abroad at billion making him one of the worlds richest men But Selassie reportedly contends and spends much of his time in a Geneva hospital The military takeover was complete Parliament and the constitution was suspended arid a military tribunal was established to try persons without appeal Nearly 200 high civilian and military officials were already under detention awaiting trial on charges of corruption graft and office The committee said it would tolerate no strikes or demonstrations I said there would be military rule until anew con stitution is approved AU in ternational flights were canceled until further notice and a pm 5 am curfew was m posed on the entire country The Armed Forces Committee said it had been forced into its action because the emperor refused to hand back billions of dollars he had invested overseas and because of crimes he had committed against the Ethiopian nation and people j over the past 50 years a pooled j news dispatch said j Unofficial estimates puti that much of his wealth hasjpalace been distributed among his children and cannot be recovered The committee also accused the emperor of failing to fulfill his duties as supreme leader and accused former governments of manipulating the laws to benefit only the royal family and the ruling a radius of three miles around his Jubilee Palace which the reformers have nationalized and renamed the National Selassies power began to fade in the early part of this year when the armed forces served notice that they were determin ed to end Ethiopias feudal classes The committee accused parliament of neglecting the crucial question of land reform and said all resolutions passesd by parliament were aimed at The emperor retained the allegiance of the landed barons and millions of illiterate peasants but the young army officers and technocrats turned against him demanding free speech land reform democratic government and an end to cor ruption benefiting the ruling class Until then the bearded Mt e also accused parliament c uler has survived a11 having been elected uni challenges to his rule although democratically i he was driven into exile m 1933 Selassie has been under virtual house arrest for several weeks confined by the army to when Mussolinis army invaded Ethiopia and captured Addis Ababa SixnewSlUC department chairmen approved rVianpps ni services at a monthly s r Six new chairmen for aca demic departments atSou thern Illinois University at Carbondale were approved today by the SIU Board of of Trustees The new chairmen are for community development ser vices economics administra White pupils boycotting in Boston Boston AP Thousands of white pupils joycotted classes today as Boston schools opened under a courtordered busing plan to achieve racial integration Black pupils arriving at one predominantly white high school were met by an angry crowd of 500 whites At South Boston High a crowd of whites booed and jeered as 40 black students were bused to the school A piece of wood was thrown at one bus at the school and stones were thrown at a bus at an intersection several blocks away A group of white teenagers and some adults roughed up a television film crew South Boston but police broke it up The crowd later dispersed with only 150 or so people continuing to mill around after school began The mayors office said a 19 yearold South Boston youth Michael Kineavy wasarrested outside the school and charged Elsewhere the situation was generally peaceful But large numbers of white students honored a boycott of classes Former official indicted Springfield AP Former state insurance ex aminer Robert Wills of Spr ingfield has been indicted by a Sangamon grand jury on charges of forgery in connection with the insurance licensing ex amination of a son of Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley tive sciences anthropology physics and astronomy and zoology The newly approved chair men are S Denise 49 com munilfy development services Denise who came to SIUC in July 1988 holds a Ph D yorKicnari y Joseph Cavanaugh states bpwek f JJe attorney of Sangamon County brokers license William M Daley taken by STORMY Cooler tonight and Friday with periods of showers and thunderstorms Low tonight in 60s and high Friday 67 to 75 The chance of precipitation is 70 per cent both tonight and Friday INDEX Classified Comics TV Bridge Crossword Editorials Family living Records Sports Weather details map 2124 27 45 67 2425 1517 25 King murder suspect guilty from the University of Califor nia at Berkeley He replaces Richard Thomas Dehises sa lary was setat a month R Bohi 35 eco nomics He holds a Ph D from Washington State Uni versity and has been at SIUC since June 1970 Bohi replaces Robert G Layer His salary was set at a month Bussom 31 ad ministrative sciences He came to SIUC in September 1969 and holds his Ph D from Ohio State University He replaces Ronald C Bishop Bussoms salary was set at a month J Gumerman 38 anthropology He holds a Ph D from the University of Ari zona and as been at SIUC since September 1973 Gum erman replaces Edwin Cook His salary was unchanged C Henneberger 44 physics and astronomy He came to SIUC in 1963 andholds a Ph D from Got tingan University in Ger many His salary was set at a month William M Lewis 52 zoo logy He holds a Ph D from Iowa State University at Ames arid as been at SIUC since 1949 His salary was unchang ed In other personnel changes Mary S Walker who has been at SIUC since 1960 in various positions including ombuds man was named assistant to the chief of board staff Mrs Walkers salary was set at a month CM Banerjee was named a professor in the School of Medicine and in physiology at a 9month salary of per month In research administration Michael R Dingerson was ap proved for the position of director of re search and projects Wesley W Parke was nam ed a professor in the School of Medicine and physiology on a ninemonth basis His sa lary was set at 52400 a month Approved as director of in ternational education was Jos eph Chu formerly foreign stu dent consultant of internation al education His monthly sa lary was upped from to He replaces Basil C Hedrick who will now serve as director professor and cur ator in the University Mus eum JC Garavalia was approv ed as director of annual giv ing at a monthly salary of He was formerly as sistant to the director of alum ni services at a monthly sal ary of Sue AnnRace professor of speech pathology and audio logy was given additonal du ties Of assistant dean of the school Her salary was unchanged The former director of the University Museum Carroll L Riley was reappointed as a professor in anthropology and the SIUCMuseum at no change in pay Edith Specs was appointed an assistant professor of child and family at an increased salary of per month Her previous salary as direc tor of continuing education for women was per month JoseLuis Amoros professor in the School of Engineering and Technology was granted a leave of absence without pay for fall and spring semes ters will become profes sor of crystallography and chairman of the department of crystallography and Miner alogy at the University of Madrid Spain Paul M Lambert SIUC varsity basketball coach had his monthly salary set at as coach in physical educationspecial programs and in nonHcredit physical ed ucation activities A Superior Court jury Joday convicted Marcus Wayne Chenault of the murders last Luther church June of Mrs Martin King Sr and a deacon Chenault 23 a blackcollege student from Dayton Ohio clapped his hands and threw kisses to the jury as each member was polled individual attorney Randy Bacote began a plea for which was to begin deliberating on the death penalty 290 f fee luxury ship Key West Fla AP Flames erupted deep in the Recessappoint Norwoodvseated today as SIU board member By Henry de Fiebre Of The Southern Illinoisan William Norwood a 1959 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale was seated today as a full voting member of the SIU Board of Cunard Ambassador today seven counts ofrpforgery was aboardI onto life returned Wednesday boats lr It involved an incident May 18 Mexico 1973involving tfle test for a Withi today Chairman Ivan A Elliott Jr of Carmi announced that Gov Daniel Walker had requested that Norwood be seated on a re cess appointment or tempor ary basis The status of Norwoods appointment had been up in the air since Walker announc ed his selection in July The governors office claim ed Norwood had been appoint lu awautwjv boats lowered into the Gulf ot two hours a rescue crewmen CavaTugh and Wills refused bobbing in gentle swells about 39 tion to comment on me of Key ment rltm officials said he had been no minated but not confirmed by the JHinois Senate Board offi cials had contended he could not vote until his William Norwood will be a Ypting member from now on unless he is denied confirmation by the Senate The General Assembly does not reconvene until early Nov ember however Norwood of Elk Grove Vil lage a Chicago suburb was a star football player during his student days at SIUC He was the first black ever to play quarterback for the university A native of Centralia he became the second black pilot on a major airline and the first for United Airlines in 1965 He replaces W Victor Rouse of Evanston who resigned from the board in February In other action Elliott an nounced that he will soon call a special meeting of the board to discuss procedures for se lecting a new president for SIUC A presidential search committee chaired by Willis E Malone recommended to the board four candidates for the job last week Malone in a brief report to the board today said that each of the candidates has the strong support of the committee Any one of them would do a good job and provide the leadership this in stitution needs at this cular time i ;