Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on April 23, 1973 · Page 16
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 16

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, April 23, 1973
Page 16
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' I By AllNOLO B. SAWISLAK A (UPl) the sum of its tup. Michael WwMtigtoii Window ton, D-MHSSM says a new national problem has siirfaced in the form of fouled^up election systems across Ute country. Harrington told the Mouse recently that snafus at tiie polls have become so widespread that it is time for a federal program to oil the wheels of state and local election machinery. His solution is to set guidelines-calling for unitorm voting hours of 6 a.m. to $ p.m.; voting facilities capable of servicing every voter within 15 minutes of arrival at the polling place, and backup paper ballots on hand wherever voting machines are used. Me also would call on officials to make absentee bflilldttavidlable to voters witttin seven d«ys of receiving their written re<}uest. 4 J Increased Oi^riHng Costs That kind 6f streamlining would cost mofiey, and Harrington proposes giving the Justice Department funds to help finance tridning iof itate and loctQ efection oftktala and to aid in 2dtion. His bin would iathOrt^ grants e^ual to aft per cent of the _ costs for improved election ma' chinery. Harrington did some research into the subject of election day proMima Nov. ,7| and concluded ttiat "tbomaitds of votera were Inconvenienced and 6 the r s f(Mind themaeim unable to east their ballots becaifse of massive breakdOWri of election machinery. "InnunierabU cases of and ihatfuncttoning a local voting machinery and lOfig waitirii lUie^ w(<re prevalent in tnahy areas/' he told the Hoiise. "Abaentee ballots often failed to reach registered voters oh time, these problems 4 4 ( continued on Page 24) J 4 Vinyl Bubble Protects Plants I They huffed and they puffed to raise a huge tent, left, but not for a circus or any other of the usual reasons. The work at hand was actually a huge vinyl bubble inflated near Ashland Petro- leuni Co.'s Buffllo, N. Y. refinery to provide weather protection for construction of a synthetic natural gas plant. The semi-transparent bubble, below, is 264 feet long, 40 feel high and covers 34,000 square feet of working space. Air forced between two layers of vinyl keeps it rigid. Used in home construction for years, it is the first application to industrial construction. NEA tf:::::::-.-.-; • Arab Disunity Named As Israel Success Factor By MAURICE GUINDI CAIRO (UPI) - The way most Egyptian thinkers see it, Israel would not be celebrating its 25th anniversary—would not ^ even have gotten off the ground League's joint defense council in 194a -were it not for the in January to coordinate joint for Israel ended Continuing disunity among century. The British then Arab leaders has been plain to wanted to forestall Arab unity see in the light of recent as a way of preserving their events. A meeting of the Arab chronic lack of unity in the plans Arab world. <*Tu/n main factors lie behind ^"^^ guerrillas. Two mam factors lie oenina aftermath of the Black empu"e. Separate the Arabs "The British sought to erect a human barrier to separate the in'Arabs in the East from the the development of the situation in the Middle East from 1948 to what it is today," Mahmoud Riad, 54-year-old secretary general of the 18-nation Arab League September attack on the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Khartoum in which a Belgian and two American diplomats were mur- disagreement over the role of I Arabs in the West. This led to the decision to establish a Zionist state in Palestine and the Balfour Declaration (of 1917) promised such a state," he said. After Arab disunity, support from the big powers was the second main factor that ena- S7i ' t LHrab di^^^^ ment is the target of criticism r ^'iiSnr t^^^^^ leading Arab states for its bled Israel to gpt a foothold and XJalaledte ^^^^^^^^^ on the guerrilla expand, Riad said. 60-year-old journalist, un^yersi. ^ ^ .^t ^^^^^ Bj.itain ty professor and f^^^^^^^^ Jordan and Saudi, then France and finally these counselor on the staff of the loggerheads with Egyptian Embassy in Washing ton, expressed the same sentiment in a different connection. current Conmienting on /'^II'^piLZTLrrU^^ even between Egypt and Libya struggle of Palestinian guerril- ^^^.^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^ the the guerrillas and some leading Arab governments. Syria has a feud with Irao and running feud wun Iraq Libya. Strains have developed two powers were replaced by the United States," Riad said. **The United States believes Israel can serve U.S. interests in the area." Riad said that because of Israel's insistence on ^'K ?iTVvZf S he their nations Sept. 1. sion, the Arabs' refiisal to give with that of the Viet Cong, he ^^^^ ^^^^^^ Secretary Gen- up their territory and U.S. eral Riad dealt with the persistence in supplying arms said: Take situation is "The Arab B situation that exisited in Vietnam, because here the Arabs are in disagreement, thus allowing the common enemy to take advan- of the situation tege expv :nd." problem of Israel and the Arabs directly for eight years as Egypt's Foreign Minister, from 1964 to the end of 1971. Looking back on the emergence of Israel, he said: Israel is primarily the 1 to Israel ''another collision is inevitable. "But the whole picture can change," he said, "if the United States opts for real peace in the area, refrains from shipping arms to Israel and sees to it ^^Isr36l is and'product of British imperialist mentality at the turn of the are implemented fully." that United Nations resolutions Case ers 1 V Star 1 V Vm Try Witness CHICAGO (UPl) ^ More de today at the murder triarof he was testify George paid $30,000 to Itill Adams had also testified that 1 r commit stallments by LaPlaca, the ac- other the murder. cused go - between in the men at "defense attorney* cofr In the first day. of dflense njurderrfor-hire plot, to conunit ttuMdTllielr fIfOfta to imm^ testimony Saturday, subuHMui the murder. «4 Jidiw Barow are charged S!r ^' r«» ^^TAA^ has testified I Oct. 28, 1970, slaying A^res said be was with anotb^ er patrohnan, Michael Ve^t, was killed by a bullet fired i when Vest and Adams' wife, Ibrough the basement window {Patricia, got the rifle on Sept But defense witnesses Satur^ day testlfJed that LaFIaca could Jayne's brother, George, who Jnvei-ness Adams has testified received the second $15,000 payment from IvaPIaca. Two stable owners, Richard • Chesl&a and Adams iained the rifle spmetimje in y a d#le »si »nt August mi had |t« teie «W )pic testified that they were with t.aPlaca at the time Adai payment from Wlaca •• %r .... • mil.. TO ONE OF OUR FRIENDLY L We Can Help You Own Your Home With Fidelity Federal Home Loan HERE'S WHAT FIDELITY FEDERAL HOME LOAN GIVES Rtnt-Likt Poymtnto To Fit Your Budgof. Monthly Poyment Includes Interest, Toxtt ond Insuronce. Loon Torms « 20 or 25 Ytort. No Propoyment Penolty If Your Off Aheod of Time Closing Costs CONVENTIONAL HOME LOANS ARE AVAILABLE Only 10%.20% Cash Payment' May Be Needed. ^'Building Brighter Futures Since Before The Turn of The Century' SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION MAIN AND CHERRY STREETS GALESBURG, ILLINOIS _ L

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