> Some of Connecticut's richest Republicans have sent their campaign contributions to conservatives running elsewhereRonald Reagan in California, John Tower in Texas, Bo Callaway in Georgiainstead of helping liberal G.O.P. Candidate E. Clayton Gengras in his race for the state governorship. These outstate contributions, said Gengras' finance chairman, already total some $400,000.
> Chicago's American, which is owned by the traditionally Republican Tribune, urged re-election of Democratic Senator Paul Douglas, 74. Downstate and across the river, the St. Louis Globe-Democrat came out for Republican Charles Percy, 47.
> New York's World Journal Tribune endorsed Republican Governor Nelson Rockefeller's bid for a third term.