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Carroll Daily Times Herald (Newspaper) - April 24, 1979, Carroll, Iowa Iowa a place to grow Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 110 81 April 24, 1979 - Twelve Pages Delivered by Currier Kach for fiOc Week 15c Copy Taxes Carter fears oil firms to reap large profits WASHINGTON - Sentiment is building in Congress for a windfall profits tax on oil but President Carter fears the ultimate beneficiaries will be the oil Carter said Monday opponents of his proposal to divert additional oil profits to new programs are trying to pull off a that will create billion to billion in more oil company The president has announced he will use his administrative authority to decontrol oil prices beginning June 1 and is urging Congress to approve a windfall profits tax to help exploit new energy fund mass transit and help the poor pay rising utility and fuel His plan would levy a 50 percent tax on new revenues that result from The proposed tax has met with a mixed reception in the House and but Carter said opponents have begun a campaign hoodwink the American people by passing a windfall profits tax that is in fact a Carefully avoiding any Carter said in a speech before the National Academy of Sciences that he anticipates efforts to pass an amendment that would to the companies billion to billion on top of the estimated billion they would realize in extra profits under his Such a proposal would require companies to turn added profits to discovering new oil fields or developing existing Sen. Russell chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a key influence on tax has said he would favor a windfall profits but only after sufficient time elapses to see how oil producers use higher profits from An aide to the Louisiana Democrat said the senator would not comment on Carter's the idea of a windfall profits tax received a boost from different sides of the aisle - Senate Minority Leader Howard Baker and Sen. Henry chairman of the Senate Energy Baker said the president have the windfall profits tax for the I'm hard-pressed to find anyone who's opposed to interpreting Carter's speech as an attack on said he would strongly support the tax president should not blame for windfall profits to the oil This is If Carter is worried that Congress won't pass a windfall profits Jackson said the president should delay decontrolling oil prices until the levy is approved by the House and Iowa refund proposal easily clears Senate DES Iowa - A to return to Iowans million of the state income tax they paid this year has been passed 40-8 by the Iowa It was labeled by Democrats a designed to further the political ambitions of Republican Gov. Robert but in the end most Democrats voted for the measure as it passed 40-8 The which was recommended by means that most Iowans will receive a refund ranging from SI to depending on the amount of income tax they It must now return to the which passed it April 4, for action on a minor corrective Ray is expected to sign the promptly after it his Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rolf said most taxpayers would receive their refund checks in can't help but feel this has got to be a political gimmick to promote our governor as a favorite son candidate for declared Sen. Bass Van The inference is that is a gift from Governor Robert D. That might even be on the checks - I don't said Democratic floor leader Lowell Democrats argued the money could be better used for what they said are pressing state needs such as new prison other new state and replacement of deteriorating instead of a tax But Craft said income tax revenue because of inflation is running far ahead of projections and it's only fair to return part of the money to people who put it in the treasury in the first not give it back equally to everyone instead of returning it to the public through programs that will benefit some more than Craft think it's I think it's and I think it must be Under the Iowans who paid less than income tax will get it all Mysterious dying star races in 2 directions LOS ANGELES I API - A mysterious dying star is baffling scientists as it whizzes through the universe - seemingly coming and going at the same time at speeds of at least 40,000 miles per like nothing else we've ever said UCLA astronomer Bruce else even comes who has been watching the object for almost a outlined the curious puzzle Monday at a meeting of the American Physical Details also were made public Margon and a team of UCLA scientists discovered the mysterious properties while studying a star called like our sun and 100 billion belongs to the Milky Way Initial evidence shows that the object appears to be racing along in two Because is about 10,000 from it is too dim to be seen with the naked A light-year trillion A star's speed and direction are detected by measuring changes - called Doppler shifts - in the wave length of its A blue shift means it is coming toward the a red shift means it is Margon said is simultaneously which means that it is some sort of elongated structure that is rotating like a with one end moving toward the astronomer's telescopes and the other moving Margon said the changes found in were by a huge factor than anything we've ever seen in a Margon said in an interview earlier that a tentative explanation that this is some kind of star that's in some terribly weird kind of He said the star apparently rotates on a 160-day As it it is spitting out twin streams of much as a spinning lawn sprinkler shoots water from opposing Gas station closed temporarily The Erickson Petroleum Corporation's Holiday station here has been closed temporarily because of a shortage of John operating manager for the chain at told The Daily Times Herald If the supply situation Carlson the station will be In addition to the station has handled a variety of other items in the store here on Highway 30 Marsh has been managing the station which was closed last Area students hammer at home course By CRAIG MATTHESEN Times Herald Staff Writer Ray Brownlee will attest for the fundamental soundness of the in he may submit a bid to buy it. building trades instructor with Des Moines Area Community College has had a supervisory and instructional role in the construction of the house at 127 Randall Rd. His members of building trades have built the is nothing wrong with the house at says who is in his first year as The current Sac City resident is also in the market for a home in and Brownlee admits he may submit a sealed bid for its The program has been in existence for four One house has been built and sold each Students from Carroll Carroll Coon and have provided most of the construction Thirty-three boys are selected by the participating Enrollment is limited and based upon student The students have done all the work except the electrical and the laying of carpet and That work has been All the is done without Their only rewards are high school credit hours and practical The aim is to provide a learning experience and develop objective is to have the students become more familiar with the terms of the to be able to Rick Handlos of Glidden and Gary Riesselman of Halbur apply the finishing touches to the house project by building trades The house is nearly Herald Photo By Lorry Devine only a little painting and the construction ot a wood patio understand and interpret to list the proper material needed on a and finally to apply the materials Brownlee should be able to go on the job as construction laborers when finished with the he Few problems have occurred during and the house is nearly A little exterior painting and the building of a wooden patio are all which An open house is planned for May 6 At that all interested persons can tour the home which boasts 1800 square feet of living space including four bedrooms and two The home will be listed with Carroll real estate agents and the school will seek sealed bids for the purchase All the money from the sale to Brownlee tne project does not make a Expenses for administration contract and rental of a classroom building absorb all the money derived from the purchase price In additional money is needed from the participating Of the three previous only the first one experienced difficulty in Courthouse parking proposal OK'd By JAMES ' General Manager An ordinance regulating parking around the Carroll County Courthouse was given formal approval by the Carroll City Council Monday The Carroll County Board of Supervisors has already approved the according to County Auditor William but the board will have to act on a change made by the council that would ban all parking in the courthouse lots from midnight a.m. City council approval of the agreement was necessary because the Carroll Police Department will be responsible for enforcing the ordinance and the city will receive the money from the enforcement Under the parking will be banned at all times on the paved lane running from Main to Court Street and the circular drive on the north side of the During courthouse parking in the northeast lot will be limited to vehicles displaying a county parking permit courthouse employee while parking in the northwest lot will be limited to one hour for those persons conducting business in the County parking permits would also be necessary to park in the lot east of the sheriff's office and in the lot west of the public meeting In a related the council also approved an ordinance regulating parking in Carroll's Basically the ordinance would permit parking in residential alleys if a free flow of traffic was while parking in the alleys in downtown Carroll would be limited to 20 minutes for loading and unloading In passing the the council agreed to permit the Coast to Coast Store to park a maximum of two vehicles in the alley adjacent to their service The exemption for Coast to Coast came in the form of a month trial The police department will and assess the impact of the parking throughout the trial and the agreement asks the firm to a good faith effort at examining their needs and searching out At the council meeting two weeks Duane a partner in the Coast to Coast had said the proposed ban would work a great hardship on his firm and asked for an exemption for his service Two staff members and one parent representing the Carroll Area Child Care Center attended the council meeting and explained the organization's Connie child care coordinator outlined some of the objectives and future plans for the center The center recently received an appropriation from the Carroll County supervisors While they did not request funds from the city Monday they indicated they might return at a later date to discuss possible city financial aid In other the council - Directed City Attorney Arthur to take City See Page 9 lawyer gets time to plan District Court Judge E. J. Monday gave the defense attorney for 23. of Glidden 60 days to conclude his trial After that a trial date is expected to be set Winker is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Mary Jo 17. of Winker is a former Carroll County sheriff's deputy and Carroll police The shooting occurred Feb. 18 at the Country Kitchen Restaurant in where Ms. Heiman worked as a Carroll County Attorney asked the court to set a trial date He suggested no specific but recommended that the trial begin in June Defense attorney Tom Eller of Denison asked the court to give him more time to file motions Flattery gave Eller 30 days to complete his investigation and an additional 30 davs to file anv Times Herald Photo By Harvey Explosion drops Rockwell City station Outside The cause of an which destroyed the Royal 400 service station at Rockwell City early Tuesday is still under No one was injured in the explosion which occurred at about 12:40 a.m. A representative from the state fire marshall's office has been summoned to help determine the Very little fire was reported after the explosion Scattered showers ana thunderstorms developing Tuesday an isolated severe storm is low in the low 50s. Mostly cloudy and turning cooler high in the 60s
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