Southern Illinoisan from Carbondale, Illinois on June 26, 1979 · Page 9
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Southern Illinoisan from Carbondale, Illinois · Page 9

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Pege Nine Carb6ndale-Herr!n-Murphysboro-Marlon SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN, TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 1979 nate decorum disturbed by wgmmemit '-'St 9 if"-; 'Pit c ) i, Washington (AP) It. was not in the tradition of the Senate,; where handshakes, backslaps and courtly salutations are a time-honored custom even among opponents. There was Sen. Lowell Weicker calling; fellow Republican John Heinz "an idiot" and "devious" right there on the Senate floor. It stopped the Senate cold. Usually senators call each other by names such as "my distinguished colleague" or "my good friend." At least in public they do. But Weicker, of Connecticut, and Heinz, of Pennsylvania, were on opposite sides of a heated argument. And as Weicker explained it later, he felt Heinz government regulations and unfair competition from abroad. Heinz asked whether Weicker's home state of Connecticut was not the headquarters of a corporation that owns Colorado Fuel and Iron, a competitor of the Pennsylvania company. That was what Weicker viewed as a slur on his motive in sponsoring the amendment He said he didn't know the answer, but that it wouldn't make any difference. After a quick check by his staff, Weicker stood up to say that the Colorado company was owned by a corporation in New York, not. Connecticut. sit down and stop talking. Weicker paused a moment, then sat down. With that, the Senate's debate on a $13.9-billion supplemental appropriation bill came to a halt for about 15 minutes until Majority Leader Robert Byrd negotiated a truce and got Weicker and Heinz to shake hands. The incident was triggered by Wei-cker's proposal to prevent the government from underwriting a $6.35-million loan for the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. to build a rail mill in Heinz home state. Weicker called the loan guarantee a government bailout. Heinz said it was fair relief for a company burdened by had questioned his integrity. "When a member substitutes innuendo for fact or the persuasion of logic, he is either an idiot or devious, and the senator from Pennsylvania qualifies in both ways," Weicker charged. Heinz jumped up from his seat and demanded to respond. Weicker refused to let him interrupt, and an obviously angry Heinz stormed to the front of the Senate with a rule book. Rule 19 says no senator shall "impute to another senator or to other senators any conduct or motive unworthy or unbecoming a senator." Heinz invoked the rule, and Weicker was ordered by the presiding officer to if John Heinz Lowell Weicker GOP leaders aim at Carter It'sYADRO'S Sun-time Sale C PHILIP PAZAWiW INVITES YOU TO BRING DAD TO THE NEW J ing their campaign at this point to any particular candidate on the other side. "I think the odds would have to favor President Carter just because he's the incumbent. But I wouldn't put a lot of money on it," he said. 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