Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 28, 1973 · Page 8
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 8

Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, June 28, 1973
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8 6ol|sbum Reglstjr*Mgjj > ,„^lesbjjfa» HI. Thursday, June 28^ 1973 Death Sentence Measure Awaits Walker s Approval (UPI) — Gov. Daniel Walker has on his desk a bill calling for a mandatory death sentence for repeat murderers and killers of police, firemen and cor* rections officers. The Mouse late Wednesday approved Senate changes in one of its own death penalty bills and sent it to the governor. Walker said at an accountability session this week he favors some form of mandatory death penalty but warned the categories must not be too broad or else they will fall outside the guidelines suggested by the U. S. Supreme Court. The only specific kind of killer Walker mentioned was the criminal sentenced to life imprisonment. Because such persons have nothing to lose by killing, Walker reasoned, it might make sense to impose capital punishment on them whenever they kill a prison guard or corrections officer. Walker refused, however, to say if he will sign the House bill, sponsored by Rep. Roscoe Cunningham, R- Lawrenceville. The bill passed, 111-27. Walker in Deeper Trouble Over Angelos CHICAGO (UP!) - Gov. Daniel Walker again laces a pos sible contempt of court sentence for his handling of the state Liquor Control Commission and two of his top aides face subpoenas. But the man at the root of his problem, Anthony Angelos, has won a temporary reprieve. Meanwhile, In Springfield, Walker learned Wednesday that his political rival, Attorney General William Scott, holds the key to whether the governor's latest nominee to head the commission will stay on the job. Two separate courts, a Senate committee and a House subcommittee all were involved in Wednesday's developments as the governor's problems with the commission continued to deepen. The U.S. Court of Appeals opened the door to allow District Court Judge Omer Poos to haul Walker into court 'in Springifield for a contempt hearing. Poos earlier this year ordered Walker to withdraw his nomination of Chicago Attorney Elroy Sandquist as a member of the commission, pending resolution of a suit filed by Donald Adams of Quincy, whom Walker fired as commission chairman. Walker, however, ignored the order and on June 4 was ordered to appear and show cause why he should not be held in contempt. The appeals court stayed that order when Walker appealed PoOS' original decision. But Wednesday the three - judge panel unanimously turned down the appeal, leaving Poos free once again to summon Walker as early as next week for a show-case hearing. "As far as our Illinois courts are comceimeid, this is probably unprecedented," Assistant Attorney General Herbert Caplain said. Oaplain acted as the governor's attorney before the appeals court. The U.S. District Court meanwhile, granted a 10-day restraining order prohibiting the commission from holding hearings on charges that Angelos, a Chi- .liME, f FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT Little Swan Lake • Fishing • Boating • Wafer Skiing • Golfing • Swimming • Camping • Supper Club Lots Start At $2,700.00 10% Down or 5% CASH DISCOUNT LITTLE SWAN LAKE Just 4 miles West of Avon on Saunders Hospital Road. PeHn Man's Senate Okays Prohibition On Using Funds for Taps Assailant Is Under Arrest CHICAGO (UPI) Reginald Robinson, 21, Chicago, was arrested Wednesday and charged with the June 20 shooting of Clement Campbell, 52, Pekin who was wounded three times in the abdomen when he stopped his car on the city's South Side to ask directions. Homicide detectives said Robinson was arrested on the street about two blocks from the South Michigan Avenue scene of the shooting. They said "a numbei of anonymous phone calls" per taining to the shooting had been received at their office and that Robinson was linked to the incident "as a result of one of these calls." Police said the witness who implicated Robinson in the shooting did not volunteer his information himself. Police would not elaborate except to say they were seeking wo other suspects in connection with the shooting. They said Campbell corroborated the identification of Robinson as one of the three men he said assaulted cago millionaire, contributed illegally to Walker^ gubefnato* rial campaign. The court set a hearing for July 9 on a request by Angelos' attorneys for a temporary injunction on the same subject. The decision forced cancellation of a hearing scheduled by the commission for Fd* day. It was the commission inves* ligation of charges that Angelos contributed to Walker while holding a liquor license — and Angelos' subsequent appointment as director of insurance— which pinpointed the commission as a hot spot in the Walker administration. Will Subpoena Aides In Springifield, Rep. Philip Collins, R-Calumet City, chairman of a special House subcom­ mittee investigating the firing early this month of Lawrence Johnson as chairman of the commission, announced he will subpoena Walker' aides Andrew Leahy and Victor De Grazia, along with two others, to appear at a July 10 subcommittee hearing. Collins' panel is investigating Johnson's charges he was ousted by Walker because he was directing the commission investigation of Angelos. Finally, late Wednesday night the Senate Executive Committee approved unanimously Walker's appointment of Sandquist despite the court order that his name be withdrawn; However, the committee postponed action on Walker's nomination of former abate Rep. George Burdltt, ft-La Grange, to take Johnson's' place as chairman. Burdltt later said he asked that the committee not consider his nomination pending Scott's ruling on charges his legal work for a brewery would represent a conflict of interest. Scott said earlier this week that it was his "informal" opinion that the two jobs would represent A conflict for Burdltt but the attorney general has not yet released a formal opinion. Don't Scratch That Itch! USE IfCH'ME-NOT— IN JUST 15 MINUTES, if the itch needs .scratching, your BOe back at anv drug counter. Quick - drying ITfcH-Msf-NOT quiets Itch InL mln- utes; kills germs to speed healing. Fine for eczema, Insect bites, foot itch, other surface" rashes. NOW at OSCO pnUG. _ him. Campbell was listed in fair condition at Michael Reese Hospital Wednesday night. His wife, | Ruth, was with him when he learned Robinson was arrested and charged with aggravated (battery and attempted murder. Mrs. Campbell said, "This could have happened anywhere. It's not just a problem with Chicago, but with society." Campbell, father of 12, had driven south through downtown Chicago when he became lost the day of the shooting. In the car with him were two of his sons, Kevin, 12, and Stephen, ,10, and his niece, Nancy Rinderknecht, 22, also of Pekin. SPRINGFIELD (UPI) - The Illinois Senate, responding to reports the Illinois Bureau of Investigation was involved in bugging the telephone of a former Peoria mayor, has voted to prohibit the use of state funds for illegal wiretapping. Sen. Roger Sommer, R-Morton, Wednesday offered an amendment to the regular appropriation for the Department of Law Enforcement that would bar the department from spending any of the money on bugging equipment or operations that violate the state constitution. The Senate adopted the amendment on a voice vote. "This is a way to notify the police agencies of the proper and improper way to conduct their business," Sommer said. Peoria County State's Attorney Michael MUrni said earlier, this week he has evidence that members of a "tri-county intelligence unit" bugged the apartment of former Peoria Mayor Michael O'Brien about a year ago. The i intelligence unit was composed of an agent of the Illinois Bureau of Investigation, a Peoria police sergeant and a Peoria county sheriff's deputy. FINAL WEEK Country & Western Veff-Latherow Bill Would Help Finance Rail Service I BIG SAVINGS By JEFFREY L. SHELER SPRINGFIELD (UPI) - The Illinois Senate has approved a $1.8 million grant to help fund passenger rail service between major Illinois cities not served by Amtrak. The grant, which has already cleared the House, won Senate approval Wednesday 43-0 and went back to the lower chamber with Senate amendments. Under the bill, sponsored by Clarence Neff, R-Stronghurst, the state would pay two-thirds of the cost of operating passenger trains between Chicago and Quincy, Springfield, Champaign, Decatur, Peoria, Rock Island and East Dubuque. Reopen Route Sen. Clifford Latherow, R- Carthage, Senate sponsor of the bill, said the grant would reopen rail service between Chi­ cago and East Dubuque, which he said, was closed down two years ago. He said the grant would es tablish a new Chicago-Springfield route through Champaign and Decatur, In other action, the Senate rejected a move to revive a bill calling for full disclosures of campaign contributions and spending. Sponsored by House Speaker W. Robert Blair, R-Park Forest, the bill cleared the House with few dissenting votes but was defeated in a Senate committee. Sen. Dawn Clark Netsch, D- Chicago, asked the Senate to force the bill out of committee, but leaders from both parties opposed the motion on grounds the bill was "too drastic." "This bill has a great deal of sensitivity to it," said Senate President William Harris, R- Pontiac. "In its current form it I, is far too drastic for Senate action at this time, but we will] continue to study the matter." Political Purposes Senate Minority Leader Cecil Partee, D-Chicago, said the people of Illinois "want a disclosure bill, and we'll have one. But I have no doubt that when the bill was sent over here it was for a political purpose. It ; was never intended to pass." The Senate rejected the motion 35-20. Other Senate action included passage of a secret land trust disclosure bill hailed by both sides of the aisle. 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