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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 8, 1977, Austin, Minnesota WEATHER Portly cloudy tonight and with a of High low to mid tonight low AUSTIN DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED 1891 VOL. No. 226 AUG. 8, 1977 SINGLE COPY 20' 20 PAGES Carter sign water bills Ga. dent Carter is giving final con- sideration to clean-air tion and a billion public works that includes nine of 18 water projects be originally wan ted to The President is expected to sign the two measures barring any last-minute said White House Press tary Jody Canadian airlines grounded Canada Virtually all commercial flights into and out of Canadian ports were grounded today by an air traffic controllers strike called to press demands for a 12.6 per cent pay increase in defiance of government wage The government dispatched military aircraft today to bring members of parliament back to Ottawa from summer They are scheduled to meet Tuesday to debate legislation that would order the controllers back to A spokesman for the Air sport Association of Canada estimated that the which began early Sunday in the midst of Canada's peak tourist was costing Canadian airlines between million and 17 million a day in lost The walkout by the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association which represents 200 appeared to dim hopes the industry might break even this year after losing more than million in 1976. couldn't have picked a better time to disrupt said Steve a British Airways spokesman in Considering the along with a stack of proposals for his tax interrupted a five-day vacation the President began in his town last Carter and his family ducked taking sides in a bitter dispute over racial and other issues that have divided their Plains tist They attended day school but went to services at the new Maranatha Baptist formed by a splinter The public works contains money for 500 water Although be gave in to Congress on Carter has won acknowledgement because of his review of 30 of the projects and his fight to kill 18, the pork barrel will be harder to fill from now Carter reviewed the original 30 projects for their safety and environmental and financial Last he announced that 18 failed to pass the test. Of those 18, these projects and these amounts to fund them were included in the com- Applegate Atchafalaya 15.1 Cache Columbia Hillsdale the Richard B. Russell Dam in Georgia and South 139.7 and Bayou The public works omits funds for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor in Carter wants to halt tion of breeder reactors because they produce while they make Plutonium is an ingredient of atomic As part of his effort to stop the spread of atomic ter has urged other nations to follow the lead of the United in curbing Carrier Delivery 90' per week PLO in contact about talks Four local boys waited outside the grandstand at the Mower County Fair this morning hoping to land jobs setting up the carnival Mike Arthur Dan Christopherson and Robert Anticipation left to expressed varying degrees on an- The Mower County Fair officially opens at 6 p.m. today for a seven-day photo by Brian Pipeline builders waste A AC A By BARRY SCHWEID Associated Writer Saudi Arabia officials confirmed today they are in indirect contact with the Palestine Liberation on possible ways of removing roadblocks to a Middle East peace These traveling with Secretary of State Cyrus R. ce on his tour of the said the PLO has advised the United States through intermediaries that it is considering in U.N. Security Council Resolution 242, which serves as a basis for American efforts to reconvene the Mideast peace The informants there is yet in- the PLO is about to recognize the existence of a key point of are seeking one official The officials gave no further detail on how these contacts were but PLO chief Yasir Arafat has shadowed ce on almost every stop of his Mideast showing up in Arab capitals a day before or ter the It was reported Sunday that the PLO wants to have the reworded to recognize Palestinian rights to a As now the passed in 1967 with U.S. simply calls for a settlement of the refugee Second passage of a reworded resolution would firmly commit the United Nations and the United States to a Palestinian But the developments also in- that President Carter is permitting the United States to edge closer toward negotiations with the and that the PLO might be willing to accept the other in- its call for a peaceful settlement of the Mideast con- and for recognition of the right to exist of all states in the including So far the United States has backed Israel in its refusal to negotiate with the PLO as long as it advocates destruction of the Jewish The ian issue Palestinian pation in peace talks and the creation of a Palestinian land is at the heart of the current But it is not clear that the present hard-line government in Israel would deal with the PLO even if it decides to accept Israel's Taxpayers would benefit from plan WASHINGTON ident Carter's plan to overhaul the nation's welfare system would put at least a few dollars into the pockets of more than half of America's ad- ministration officials A provision that Carter said would go largely to pressed workers with modest in- comes struggling successfully to avoid also would benefit families whose annual earnings are as high as for a family of One who took part in the plan's said it constitute substantial tax relief for millions of and well over half of American taxpayers will re- at least some The gains for the middle class as well as the poor would come from an expansion of the earned income tax a billion addition to the President's billion plan to provide cash for those who can't or aren't ex- to work along with jobs for those the government says are Another administration Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph A. Califano was asked Sunday why billions of dollars in tax relief for the middle class was included in the has always been part of President Carter's tax reform objective to provide some relief for the middle class Americans in this Califano becomes an integral part of the program of the President because it's im- portant to have a mechanism to make it always more valuable for an individual to work in the private sector than in public vice and the earned income tax credit does he News Highlights Noon Dow down 5.37 NEW YORK Stock prices posted a moderate loss today amid fears of a further rise in short term in- terest The noon Dow Jones average of 30 in- was down 5.37 at 888.32, and losers held an 8 5 advantage over gainers among New York Stock Exchange listed Car dealer fined ST. Minn. A Champlin car Peter has admitted turning back the mileage on used cars and has been fined Gen Warren Spannaus said Spasov is the fourth son to be found guilty among five named as dants in lawsuits brought by the attorney general's of- fice in April 1976. Midwestern governors meet Okla. agriculture and water headed the list of topics to be discussed at the opening session of the Midwestern Governors Con- ference Most of the 13 governors and the 400 others attending the conference arrived over the weekend for today's opening Israel admits artillery fire JERUSALEM Prime Minister Menahem Begin admitted today that Israeli artillery has fired on Palestinian units in southern Lebanon to defend Christian villages under 102-year old minister dies Minn. A 102 year old man who served as a Lutheran pastor for 65 died Saturday at a Willmar nursing home where he had lived the past three Funeral services will be held at p.m. Tuesday for the Rev. Nils J. at Norway Lake Church near By LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON pipeline builders wasted billion as workers sunbathed on the equipment that was stored outside ruined and contractors ordered parts already in their own a new report The report on the billion pipeline was prepared for the Alaska Pipeline Commission by Washington attorney Terry F. a former Watergate of the most serious of labor problems was that of workers frequently idle at the job site sleeping on buses and ing along the the report own documents show that the principal for idleness rested with management's poor supervision and utilization of the work for- The operated by the Alyeska Pipeline Service delivered its first oil from the North Slope to the Alaskan port of Valdez last The line has been the subject of a number of investigations ing of irregularities and excessive The report described a chaotic process of storing equipment and ordering spare contractors sought to requisition spare parts which to were already located in their own report of inadequate house equipment and material were often stored out- side and effectively lost after the first By the time the spring thaw much material had either been ruined by the weather or The findings could be helpful in Alaska's drive to keep to a minimum the costs for trans- porting oil through the A special formula gives Alaska more oil income as trans- portation costs The state could argue that unreasonably high construction costs should not be counted in determining the transportation Lenzner He called such an exclusion regulatory Alaska is one of several testers trying to convince the In- Commerce Commission that the eight oil companies who built the line want to charge too much in oil transportation The commission has approved temporary charges but is in- permanent tariffs that the companies can The new report could become part of Alaska's case if the state agrees with the But st there must be public hearings at which the oil companies have a chance to said a member of The chairman of Alyeska Pipeline Service Edward L. declined to comment on the report because of pending litigation before the Peter an Alyeska vice said in don't think there was anything After a job of this someone could always look back and point to in- stances where something should have been done Rain and cooler aid rs 6Nuke' battlers active on By The Press Thousands of balloons wafted across can launched in dozens of weekend protests against ar power and meant to bolize the possible reach of Demonstrations at nuclear power plants and proposed plant sites were held in at least 17 states to commemorate 32nd anniversary of the atomic bomb attack on from a nuclear dent may travel this How far did your balloon read a card attached to a loon released Saturday from Seabrook Harbor in New are downwind from a nuclear power said an- other sent from Conn. as these balloons have arrived at your radioactive particles may have were staged in some states by power com- pany In North Carolina and South mb anniversary personnel of the Duke Power Co. launched balloons of their own with the Make Good The Virginia Electric Power two of whose plants were weekend protest issued a statement claiming it has saved customers millions of dollars in fuel costs by using nuclear power to generate The groups which organized the demonstrations pattern themselves on New Hampshire's Clamshell which last May spearheaded a weekend of the construction site of the Seabrook Nuclear Power at which persons were They're called the Catfish liance in some southern the Palmetto Alliance in South the Paddlewheel liance in the Sunshine Alliance in Many of the protests were small 20 persons at one ginia a single man who launched 100 balloons at the Farley plant near Ala 25 at Marble Ind where a billion plant is proposed on the Ohio But 200 residents of western Massachusetts rallied and re- leased balloons in several hundred demonstrated at the site of a nuclear and at least 600 gathered at Avila to hear music and speeches against nuclear After two days of protests at the Trojan nuclear plant along the Columbia River near Ore some 85 demonstrators stayed there overnight vowing to remain until are laying and talking in front of the said Bob a man for Portland General which owns a majority in- terest in the Trojan just like they're camping At the Avila Beach 48 demonstrators who climbed over barbed wire and three who swam ashore from a boat in San Luis Obispo Bay in an attempt to the Diablo Canyon plant were arrested Sunday and booked on trespassing By The Associated Press Cooler weather and rain helped firefighters working on 44 blazes across 1.5 million acres of range and tundra in But in Western and crews were being strained to their limits today in battling an estimated 300 square miles of timber and brush The acre fire in California's Los Padres National Forest near Big Sur may double in size before it is said Joe Nadolski of the federal Interagency Fire Center at About firefighters were trying to maneuver around the blaze to protect the Carmel River which purifies and collects water and acts to prevent mudslides for Carmel Valley including The fire has ready claimed watershed that officials say will take lion to have a limited number of firefighters and we have to make a decision about what re- sources are most important to Nadolski In the fires are still an area larger than the state of Kerry a spokesman for the Bureau of Land Management said late But the Big Salt River which at one time appeared to threaten the oil pipeline north of the Yukon River is longer a threat at he That fire has been per cent contained and the other 40 per cent borders on the so it's not going he Most of the Alaskan fires were burning within a 175-mile radius of the Kotzebue area in the part of the with more than firefighters on the line at 28 of the teen fires were tier The largest of the ering acres about 100 miles north of has been burning since July 9. Nearly 90 men were concentrating on that blaze in an attempt to keep flames from spreading north to the village of he On 24 fresh 20 men to a from throughout the country were flown to fires raging in Utah and The crews are professional firefighters on loan from states and various federal Nadolski are not ing to pick up any untrained he The firefighters are given hazardous duty de- pending on how close they get to the fire Their base pay varies from agency to Schedule of Pages Farm 5 road deaths hike toll to 457 for SEVERAL HUNDRED nuclear power protesters aim is to halt construction work on two big reactors peacefully near a nuclear power plant at San being built along the The area is just south of Saturday on the anniversary of the U.S. Son There were also demonstrations at bombing of One of the said the several other nuclear By The Associated Press Five deaths in separate end including a run raised Min 1977 highway toll to 457, compared with 454 a year Mary 21, was killed when struck by a run car while walking along Minnesota 37 four miles south of the St. Louis County sheriff's office said Her body was discovered a m. Sunday but it was not known when she was A Spring Grove Mark 22, was fatally in- jured in a rollover near Spring Grove early Houston County authorities said Ingvaldson was a passenger in a car which left Minnesota 44 about a mile west of Spring Grove around 2 He died several hours later at a La The State Patrol said the car was driven by Kenneth 26, Spring who was in- The Patrol said David W. 22, was killed early Sunday in a vehicle accident on Minnesota 101 five miles north of Prior The car skidded into the median and rolled The driver of the Leon E. 22, and two other passengers were not seriously the Patrol Other weekend victims in- clude Dr. Timothy S. 40, who was killed in an accident in Clay County and Crystal 15, who died in an cident in Pennington also in northwestern was lulled late Saturday afternoon when his car left Minnesota 9 about five miles northwest of Glyndon and rolled over he was alone in the Miss was killed night when she was struck by a car while on a County road near her about nine miles east of Thief River her 2, was was riding with her on the was injured They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Man Rents House by using This man had no trouble ting his house by placing a low-cost ad in the Herald FOR RENT 2 bedroom with Oath m Stove and tig utilities While was scheduled to run under houses for rent classification for six it was cancelled after it appeared in paper only two days
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