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(Jalesburg fegisler-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., TUES., JUNE 19, im SEC. 3 PAGE 19 Government Sa!ys Methadone Abuse Growing Greater WASHINGTON (UPI) - Illicit use of methadone, an addictive drug used as a treatment substitute for heroin, has more than doubled since last September, the government's chief narcotics enforcement officer toid Congress Monday. John E. Ingcrsoll, director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (BNDD), said methadone use is quickly approaching marijuana and heroin as a major part of the illegaV drug traffic in the United States. Government Authority He told a House Commerce subcommittee he favored proposals to give the government more authority in dealing with the methadone traffic. "Of approximately 325 substances on which data are collected," Ingersoll testified, "methadone consistently ranks in the top 10 in frequency of reported incidents." He said marijuana and heroin continued to lead the list. "Data for an eight-month period ending in April, 1973, the more current reporting month, show that the incidents involving methadone constitute major portion of all narcotic reports," he said. Ingersoll said BNDD's Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) collected 822 incidents of heroin usage from 13 sample points in April, compared to 643 in September. 200 Incidents It cited 200 illicit methadone incidents in April, compared with only 93 last September. Part of the problem, Ingersoll said, was that during the past 30 months the number of addicts enrolled in methadone control programs has grown from several thousand to as high as 70,000 and the number of practitioners, or dispensers, from several dozen to several hundred. Ingersoll said methadone is diverted to illicit use by unscrupulous practitioners, negligence or ignorance by legitimate practitioners, and by individual patients in the programs selling their dosage to others. Watergate Aide® Involved InLt. Galley Investigation Liberian President Inspects Crops Although earthquakes are more frequent in California and Alaska, there have been damaging quakes in every one of the 50 states. Liberiiain President Dir. William Tolbert Jr. land bis wife imspeat some oats being (grown tender controlled conidiMons alt itlhe Texas AMI University Agricultural Research Center, iRenoer, Texas. President Tollbert is extremely interested in increasing yields and advancing incomes of his naitton's ifarmers, and visited itlhe center in hopes of getting new ideas for acMevung Itihis. On Pres. Tol- berit's 'left is one of the center's professors, and on itihe rigfat is Huey WMtehwrsit, director of itihe ceniber. UNIFAX Real Estate Today By DICK R01YNEK, GRI Realtor Thieu Warns World About Communist Peace Appeals MOVING EXPENSES TAX DEDUCTIONS Prior to 1970, your moving expense tax deduction was liiriitedi to the cost of transportation costs (including meals arid lodging). Now, in addition to these costs, you can also deduct travel expenses for pre-move house-hunting trips. Also deductible now, are temporary living expenses (up to 30 days) at the new job location. In addition, expenses such as real estate commissions, mortgage costs, and similar items incurred in buying or selling your home, or settling a lease are now deductible. The maximum deduction for these newly added categories is $2,500. No more than $1,000 of this can be for house-hunting and temporary living expenses These benefits now apply to the self-employed as well as to employees. To qualify for these deductions, your new job site must be at least 50 miles away. The old requirement was 20 miles. —o— If there is anything we can do to help you in the field of real estate, please phone or drop in at DICK ROZYNEK & ASSOC., 334 N. Henderson. Phone: 343-6167. We're here to help. Adv. SAIGON (UPI) - President Nguyen Van Thieu today warned the world not to be lulled by Communist appeals for peace and charged "the Communist scheme is still to take over South Vietnam by force." Speaking at annual Armed Forces Day festivities, Thieu told an estimated 50,000 onlookers in downtown Saigon: "In the past 18 years it was not because of their peace and goodwill and national love that the Communists spoke of stopping the fighting. And they will never give up their scheme to reinvade our South." Viet Flyover At the end of his nine-minute speech, dozens of South Viet- n a m e s e helicopters, cargo planes and fighter-bombers swept over the city. 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Temperatures were mild and, although it is the monsoon season in South Vietnam, the skies were cloudless. Because of the holiday there was no morning military news briefing on Communist cease­ fire violations but Thieu in dicated there had been no real let-up in the fighting. Cease-Fire Violations "The Communist scheme is still to take over South Vietnam by force," he said. "Last June 13 the cease-fire was once again pledged by the Communists but in past days they have still continued to seriously violate it. This is enough to confirm that the Communists' intention is not to restore peace by a temperate solution." He praised the military for recapturing most of the territory taken by the Communists in the spring offensive in 1972. "Exactly one year ago, also on Armed Forces Day, I ordered you to reoccupy the Wataga Resident To Cattle Confab WATAGA —David Stock, Wataga, will be one of tlwo official delegates from Illinois to the National Shorthorn Youth Conference June 29-July 1 at Oklahoma City, Okla. The conference will include •showmanship -and judging contests, a variety show, a tour !of Hie Cowboy Hall of Fame, business meefiings and state club reports. ADVERTISEMENT you re going deaf? Chicago, 111. — A free offer to special interest to those who hoar but do not understand words has been announced by Belitone. A non-operaiblng modei of tihe smallest Beltane aid even* made will be given absolutely free to anyone answering this advertisement. Try it to see how it is worn in the privacy of your own home without cost or obligation of any kind. It's yours to keep, free, it weighs less than a third of an ounce, and it's aill at eair level, in one unit. No wires lead from body to head. 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The attorneys filed a motion Monday with the U.S. Court of Military Appeals asking it to order the production of interviews, wirettapg, logs and other records collected by two former White House aides who have been mentioned in the Watergate case. The lawyers cited published reports that former New York policeman John J. Caulfield and an associate, Anthony F. Ulasewicz, interviewed My Lai participants on behalf of the White House. Caulfield and Ulasewicz Highway Battle Is Successful, Bombs Stopped PHNOM PENH (UPI) Cambodian troops today linked forces on a major supply highway south of Phnom Penh that had been under Communist siege for several days and for the first time in weeks no U.S bombing was heard in the capital. The successful ground opera tion followed by one day the arrival in Phnom Penh of a 13- ship convoy carrying vital supplies up the Mekong River. Communist gunfire raked escort boats accompanying the convoy, killing a Cambodian soldier and wounding two others. Reporters in the field said government itroops linked up today on Highway 4, Phnom Penh's vital supply line to the nation's only seaport at Kom- pong Som. worked on undercover projects fof the White Housa for three years' beginning the spring of I960, principally under the supervision of John; D. Ehrllch* man, one of President Nixon's chief aides. Ensure Silence The two investigators told the Senate Watergate Committee they sought to ensure the silence of James W. McCord, one of the seven men convicted of burglarizing Democratic national headquarters. Capt. J. Houston Gordon, Carey's principal military lawyer, said the attorneys had asked the court to obHain the records to learn "everything the White House staff did that involved My Lai." "We don't know what we'll 'ind in the records because we didn't know about their involvement before," Gordon said. 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