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Golesburo ft#Qistgr*Maj) # Oaltibuffli State Official Sees 'Need for Honesty 9 Fridoy, Jufv27. 1973 29 uMDHfi . oon^xrowr or ane Strte of llllndift, took * jab at both Watergate and Gov. Din Waft* Thursday r*ght Undberg, the featured apeak* ef at a pork barbecue at Mon* mouth Park sponsored by the Warren County Young Repubn- cat*, used as hi* theme " DM Nee& nr Jionemy n uovefu- meat" ami expressed a desire for more canDor mm Don President Niton and Gov, Walker. "I THINK the President should, in some manner, make! bis personal involvement in the! Watergate affair a matter of record and let the chips fall where they may," said Lmd- berg. He said he personally didn't .'eel the President was involved in the Watergate matter the way some people think he is. "I think he is the type of man who would gfffar beyond reasonable measures to protect people who have worked with him and helped him with many of his marvelous ftccoflipUehments," he said, "and 1 think he has been too loyal and too reluctant to throw the rascals oat" Discujshg Gov. Walker, Und- berg said, "I think the time is past due for him to adopt A pottey of candor rather than one of press agentry." Lindberg rapped Walter for, in fit opinion, trying to foot the public by saying he was presenting a budget for Hit million teas than the previous budget offer* ed by Gov. Richard Ogilvie when, according to Lindberg, he actually planned on spend* ing $113 million more. He also accused the governor of misrepresenting savings as to bills he vetoes. "He frequently adds the figures in duplicate bills which he vetoes and claims to be saving both amounts,'* said L*ndberg. ~. CREATED by (he 1970 Constitution, the Office of Comptroller is ah expanded replacement for the Office of Auditor uorresponacni Mrs. Lorraine Stauth For News 111 6. 10th St Phone 734-4721 For Missed Copies Before • P.M. Pboce 73*4111 of Public Accounts, whfch the new Constitution abolished. Lindberg was inaugurated as Illinois' first comptroller, following three terms in the Illinois House of Representatives. The Comptroller Act of 1972 requires that a new uniform accounting system be in effect by July 1, 1974. Lindberg said Thursday night the new uniform accounting system will include a manual of accounting for about 230,000 accounts. "This means that an of state government will be in the same fiscal or financial system.' Lindberg said this system will permit everyone in the government and the public to have immediate access to complete and understandable financial information, either for investigation or planning. To emphasize the scope of the system being set up, Lindberg said: — The office must maintain (central accounting of about $7 billion in state funds yearly. — DISBURSE $28 million every working day. — Write 40,000 checks a day. — Conduct 10 million transactions a year. Lindberg said it has been necessary to employ extra help in his office in order to have the new uniform accounting system operable by next July. He said a bidding system was used to hire about 70 consultants and specialists, who came primarily from three companies. "We didn't feel we could hire the kind of talent we needed since we would only need our experts for one year, so we chose to hire them from consulting firms,' said Lindberg. THE COMPTROLLER 'S office currently writes about 10 million checks to pay 74,000 state employes and pay other state bills. "Soon we'll begin writing 2.8 million income tax refund checks every year," Lindberg said. He also noted that next July his office will be required to handle the paychecks for 41 ,000 people employed by state uni- veristies. To help with the increased work load in the new office, Lindberg is increasing the use Rebuilding Bridge Topic jr Of Meeting MONMOUTH — Persons in terested in the possibikty of re- f building the covered bridge at Greenbush are invited to a meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Greenbush Community Center. Mrs. Richard Wolf, Greenbush, said the meeting has been called to discuss whether it may be passible to rebuild the covered bridge that was burned earlier this month, and, if so, how. She said, "We are ex J tending special invitations to fcjj county officials and members ^ 1 of: the Warren County Histon cal Society, but we are hopjig ^j" that anyone who is interested eftf helping us will come.'' M •-• Mrs. Wojf srid it was her- un- M derstanding that the State of \-.Z Hhnois made blueprints of the MM former covered bridge when **-*s I took over: tts-care during '.Stoat wbuld- indi- .mat a poss&ality exists of rebufldmg an almost exact duplicate," said Mrs. Wolf. "But before we do anything we're going to have to discuss financing, materials and dozens of other things," Mrs. Wolf iiilSlii!"'' ^ • : '" :: ^ v !* t ^#sfe i m ¥• • m -t\ 0, 1 4?tal^^^^^ii^^5^ li k: li!|hi T mSfV Il i; • • 'I • 11! IIISl"-TP" •••«. J, Siii "i! •! W» iUjjfV llirf^r^. •-If, ' , 1 I ' ' ' il' ii 1 *sgm «r ' "' I •» tS 'lilii! ffijiiPPiWWPi IliiiipiiS;; 1 !!^ 1 1 ^ P 'iiil 1111 ! i 1 I Hill 1 , |il llii H 1 '' I ilu = * 'P 'Wrt m^sMmmtori 1111 "'lllliM i ii JJB mm « Mff ' • '• •» # - •«•*" » • ••/:,iii!il!!iiullllfflir aiMiillilinnifc,,;' 'fh„ i\ jllJPIilffl! lj|ll»' r ""f«ii!'f"!Mt |fT! 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HlllllII[|ll!llllll|lll 'I'lllliiiJIllwS" 'i'llllllllllllliMlilIM p c*"^tr.rilfc.-«j|F f|{pt f lift" •' •:in<iiii »ii4JJFi „>n h 'imlliliiilllliif•* > -'• i"*"""' '••' \l. ,l|t!1,„ t(( . .,:.imJ!!i;:[ t .l1. ; il!ii..Ii. f • Compares Retail Food Prices United Press International chart compares difference in re- since Phase IV began. UNIFAX tail supermarket prices on four major items in 10 cities If enough interest is shown a tthe Tuesday meeting, Mrs. WaK said that it was possible that committees could be set up at that tane. The National Petroleum Council estimates that by the early 1960s, half of me oil used In the United States will come from overseas. Filipinos Flock to Polls To Vote on Referendum MANILA (UPI) - Millions ofiMarcos' Filipinos voted today in a national referendum which was expected to endorse a continua tion of President Ferdinand E ****** -x« !* •X- •x- -X-X- -x- Something New WAJOMAN'5 ON FRIDAY EVENINGS! Country Kitchen BUFFET Featuring Plenty of Pino Pood For tho Entiro Family • SWISS STEAK • FRIED CHICKEN • BARBEQUED CHICKEN • BEEF CASSEROLE • BROILED FISH [Vegetables, Potatoes & Gravy, Numerous I tgalads aad ReUsbes. Help yourself to any or all of this ... No leaves lugry. Round oat a perfect evening by dancing to the fine music of Carol St Lawerence aad her gretp m the Red Coach Lounge. Per Mtervatiens Pltato Phone 3422151 R£STAUfiANT ROUTE ISO NORTH — GAIHIUIG, IUINOIS •X•X- •*> -X•Jf* •Jf•X- •X-X- •X•X- •X•x» •X* •X* •X* •X* •* •x> •M* -X* •X* •X* •X* •X* •X* •X•*> •M» •X«x» •x» <* •X* •X* •x> martial law regime beyond 1973. With compulsory voting in effect and with Filipinos aged 15 years and above, as well as illiterates, allowed to vote for the first time, turnout was reported heavy throughout the day. The voting volume was so big that Marcos extended the referendum by one day up to Saturday. Officials said that at the end of the two-day referendum Saturday evening, they expect that between 18 and 20 million Filipinos —roughly half the Philippines' total population — would have cast their votes. The voter turnout was so heavy that Marcos extended the voting by one day to enable all of an estimated 18 to 20 million persons to cast ballots. Voting was secret and simple —a single question requiring yes or no replies on whether Marcos should continue in office beyond Dec. 31, the date his term would normally expire. The 55-year-old Marcos has tempered his strongman rule with such reforms as distribution of land to tenant farmers, confiscation of more than one- half million unauthorized fire* arms and greater incentives to local exporters and foreign investments. On the other hand, he also has curbed the once-freewheeling Philippine press and stifled political opposition by dismantling congress. Two of his bitterest critics are still under detention along with hundreds of suspected subversives, crime bosses and radical young activists. MONMOUTH Community Memorial Hospital Passengers of Hijacked Jet Return Home After Ordeal TOKYO (UPI) - The passengers of a hijacked Japan Air lines jumbo jet, who escaped death by minutes in Libya, returned home today to an emotional and tearful reunion with their families and thousands of spectators jamming Tokyo Airport. One week after their ordeal began in the skies over Amsterdam, the first 97 passengers to return home stepped DOB jetliner after a flight from Benghazi Libya. It was in the Libyan cay mat! four hijackers gave the 137 passengers and crew five minutes Tuesday to Karachi and Bangkok. One middle-aged man spotted his small son in the crowd and cradled him in his arms. "For a while I was not too sure whether we were going to be killed or not," he said. "But the passengers remained calm throughout the 87 hours they were under captivity." All 97 passengers smiled and bowed as they emerged front the plane. Many wore new shoes. *wMi <rt»* *o redact the ones they pulled off just before escaping the doomed jumbo jet Admissions Wednesday ter Gary Willits Jr., Russell Toops, Mrs. Dena Litzelman, Mrs. W. Joseph Leary, Monmouth; Mrs. Robert Baum Jr., New Boston; Miss Cynthia Fillman, Miss Lisa Fillman, Little York; Master Charles Kirkpat rick, Roseviile. Dismissals Wednesday: Master Rick Brentise, Miss Gertrude Sedwick, Mrs. George Sharer and baby, George Vernon Smith, Monmouth; Miss Janet Belk, Oquawka; George Cagle, Peoria; William McDorman, Kirkwood. Births Wednesday: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Miller, Monmouth. of computers. "WTftt the computers, our plans call for operating our office by next July with a staff of about 344 people, many of them fiscal experts," said Lindberg. Re said the former office of Auditor ot Public Accounts had • staff of 206 people and all it handled was the writing of about half the number of checks now handled by his office. "Besides paying people, we must also verify the accuracy and legality of each request for state spending," said Lindberg. He said many requests have already been turned down. LINDBERG said he considered his working relationship with Treasurer Allen Dixon "excellent." About 600 people attended the barbecue at the park last night. Among the area legislators present were Sen. Clifford Latherow, R-Carthage; Rep. Tom Me- Masters, R-Oneida, and Rep. Clarence Neff, R-Stronghurst. Check Trees And Shrubs For Worms MONMOUTH - Check your trees and shrubs for bagworms now. Although it's probably too late to do much about the problem this year, It's not too late to take steps to reduce the problem next summer. Sprays offer the best bagworm control, says Jim McCurdy, Warren County Extension adviser. But it's important to spray early in the summer while the worms are still small and easy to kill. By late summer, the bagworm larvae are nearly full grown, the damage is done, and sprays are generally ineffective. "About all you can do now is hand pick the bags off trees and shrubs, place them in a sack, coffee or similar container and send them off with your garbage," McCurdy said. The bags you find on your trees and shrubs now contain the eggs that will hatch a brood of bagworms next spring. And every bag you eliminate now will reduce the number of worms you'll have to contend with next summer. In spring, newly hatched worms leave the mother bag, feed on nearby foliage and begin to construct new bags with silken threads and bits of foliage from the host plants. When fully grown (in late summer), adult males leave the bags and fly about to mate. Adult females remain in the bags and lay the eggs that will produce the next summer's brood. Each female may lay as Mas-.many as 500 eggs. Bagworms feed on the foliage of evergreens and a wide variety of diciduous trees and shrubs, McCurdy says. They can completely defoliate a paint by the end of the summer. Damage is usually most severe on evergreen species. Defoliation does not usually kill deciduous plants, but defoliated evergreens are likely to die, he said. Released by Kidnapers Mrs. Rita Margaret De Nunzio, 22, of Staten Island, N. Y., who was kidnaped on 1-57 late Wednesday night, was released in a field yesterday near Harvey. Talking to reporters at a State Police station, Mrs. De Nunzio appeared tired but healthy. UNIFAX Autographed Quilt Ready For Display at Roseviile ROSEVILLE — The quasqui- centennial autographed quilt, made by members of the Point Pleasant Unit of Homemakers' Extension, has been finished and is ready to be put on display. The quilt, made of fifty-six white blocks, has the auto[graphs of 1,400 Roseviile area residents embroidered on the blocks with red thread. Each corner block is of a red rose, and the center block shows the official seal of the 125th anniversary of Roseviile. The seal was designed by Linda Martin, an 8th grade student, in a contest at the elementary school this spring. The quilt will be shown at the quilt exhibit Saturday, Aug. 4, and at the Warren County Fair, and then will be kept at the museum, where it will be on display. Roseviile United and the Bap- Roseviile MRS. IRA LAND Correspondent Roseviile P. O. Box 14$ Phone 426-2642 tist churches will sponsor a food stand at the park, following the parade here Aug. 4. The parade will start at 11 a.m. Food will be served at the shelter house at the park. The Wesleyan Service Guild meeting scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled. The new (date will be announced later. The old-time band concert and styte show that had been planned for Wednesday night was postponed due to rain. The program will be presented Wednesday at the park. The first newspaper regularly published in America, the "Boston News-Letter," was started by John Campbell in 1704. Sixty per cent of the working population in metropolitan Los Angeles drives to work, says the National Automobile dub. * * * ****** * *******4* * * After leaving Amsterdam, the plane was diverted to Dubai on the Persian Gulf where it escape 1 stayed three days before flying down emergency chutes before on to Damascus, Syria, and they blew up the Boeing 747 Benghazi. The four hijackers 'jetliner with hand grenades. were arrested by Libyan 1 Thousands of spectators were authorities, at the airport terminal as the; Passenger Satoru Onishi said plane arrived after the long I the hijackers carried pistols flight from Libya via Athens,'and hand grenades. ,TM IS FOR TRAVELING Bltncti to fltunl Rattling All kinds of traveling — up mountains or dreaming in the hammock. They are very, very comfortable and very, very tough. The design gives barefoot freedom; the wedge sole gives extra support In Ox Hide leather and soft sand suede. For Men and Women oamoM 214 E. Main St. # Gsitsburg #> Ph. 342 1313

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