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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - September 12, 1981, Ironwood, Michigan Ironwood Tops Hurley Page 10 Prisoner Candidate For Governor Page 7 Inside Business A Family Living 8 IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE YEAR NUMBER IRONWOOD MICHIGAN SATURDAY SEPTEMBER FOURTEEN PAGES ONE SECTION SINGLE COPY 25 CENTS O'Connor Victor In Showdown Biker and the Beak Terry Butler of Jackson to nose on a AP vith his pet macaw Napolean as he waits tor traffic Reagan in No Hurry To Accept Begin Offer An AP New s An alys ib By LAWRENCE Associated Press Wriler WASHINGTON The Reagan administration striving to relations with Arab oil nations is in no hurry to accept Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin's offer of the use of his country's air and bases U.S military planners do not believe the Israeli bases offer the most attractive available launching for rapidly moving in American forces to protect the oil lifelines of the Persian Gulf should Officials note thai negotiations are well advanced with a number of other Oman and Kenya on making their military facilities available if needed in While insisting that the U.S commitment to Israel is un- shaken they fear that too close security ties with Jewish stale might needlessly complicate matters with V Begin told reporters at a Blair House luncheon Friday tha t his offer storing U.S tanks in Israel and flying Mediterranean air cover for American transport planes is being discussed by Defense Secretary Caspar berger and Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon He said such arrangements could become part of a new era of strategic cooperation the two countries in the face of a threat to the Middle East by the Sovie t Union and its proxies At a news conference Thursday of State M Haig it strategic partnership with Israel i will be limited by political and practical constraints and cannot be put together overnight The obvious political constraint is our relationship with the said one U.S official who asked not to be identified It would just be very complicated politically to get involved in something like of Israeli bases when we are actively discussing the use of facilities with some of these Arab the official said Although they do share a number of our views the threat of Soviet expansionism to the security of the Middle East hey have an entirely different attitude toward said Haig on Thursday said talks were beginning on closer security ties with Israel But he said the Israeli side has a more ambitious list of areas of strategic collaboration than does the United States The more limited U.S list does include the possibility of joint naval exercises between U.S and Israeli forces and ng U.S medical supplies in Israel Haig said Begin repeated to reporters that Israel will not call on U.S troops to defend Israeli territory And he said he is riot asking for a defense treaty By KEVIN COSTELLOE Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Supreme Court nominee Sandra Day O'Connor is emerging from three days of Senate confirmation hearings the apparent victor in a showdown with opposed to her On the final day of the hearings before the Senate Judiciary Com- Mrs O'Connor received bipartisan pledges to resist anti- abortion pressures in confirmation votes expected next week I find something un-American anyone could be judged on one issue Sen Howard Metzenbaum said Friday It abortion will not be for the told two prominent anti- abortion witnesses who claim that in the past Mrs O'Connor has favored abortion Mrs O'Connor says she abhors abortion but that her sonal views would not affect her court decisions Sen Robert Dole told the same two witnesses he did not think a nominee should have to repudiate the Supreme Court's 1973 decision which legalized I can't subscribe to the Kansas Republican told Dr Carolyn F Gerster and Dr John C the National Right to Life Com- Dole has said he will vote for Mrs O'Connor Strom Thurmond also 1 cautioned at one point Friday We're a hearing on abortion We're having a hearing on the of this lady After President Reagan an- last July 7 his intention to nominate the Arizona Pet Food Standards Requested By CYNTHIA KYLE j Associated Press Writer LANSING Mich AP should determine what level of fluoride is harmful to animals and establish safe standards for its use in pet a chemical specialist says In the meantime the state should continue checking pet foods looth chemical of the Control Commission i recommendations came Friday as he released results of commission tests for fluoride in 110 i Only a few of the tested products potentially alarming levels of chemical reported The testing was prompted after authorities suspected ma t fluoride m be causi ng mysterious bony in dogs at three private fennels in County Most of wet and dry pet food contained less lhan 50 parts per million of fluoride while only a few were near However a cat owner said he would not likely feed an animal Medium Dog The biscuits produced by Scott Lad Foods Inc con- 360 ppm of fluoride the highest amount on the list He also said he would have about feeding a pet Dundee Dog put out by Dundee Feeds It con- 100 parts per million of the chemical said Elephant's Tastes Weird appeals court judge conservatives and groups vehemently promised to block the nomination because of her allegedly votes in the Arizona state senate Several representatives of those groups spoke against Mrs nor's nomination after her testimony ended They presented the only noticeable resistance to her nomination to become the first woman on the nation's highest court Wilkie who said Mrs O'Connor's testimony had persuaded him that she supports legalized abortion declared that a person who does not recognize the fundamental rights of an unborn child should be disqualified for the federal bench After the hearings ended mond said lll think she will be confirmed without difficulty I don't look for many if any Senate votes against her Powell Moore the Reagan ad- ministration lobbyist who has SANDRA O'CONNOR guided Mrs O'Connor's nomination since it was first announced also confidently predicted her con- A majority of the Judiciary Committee's 18 members already have said publicly they plan lo vote for her The committee is expected to vote on her nomination on Tuesday and the full Senate could take the matter up the next day If confirmed Mrs O'Connor would succeed Justice Stewart who resigned July 3 Tentative plans have already been made for her later this month Throughout the three days of hearings Mrs O'Connor assured the Senate Judiciary Committee of her personal opposition to abortion It is simply offensive to me It's something that's repugnant to me and something in which I would not engage she said However she gave no hint of how she would vote on abortion as a Supreme Court justice Her final session before the committee Friday included a lengthy quizzing by Sen Jeremiah Denton a key opponent of abortion She told him she believes teen-age girls should consult with their parents before seeking abortions but she refused to endorse mandatory parental consent Mrs O'Connor also showed her conservative bent during the hearings on a number of issues including opposition lo mandatory school busing favoring the death penalty crimes and judicial restraint When asked how she thought she had done at the hearings Mrs O'Connor smiled and said I hope OK Deadlock Forces Election Daily Globe Staff RAMSAY The deadlock over appointing a supervisor to the Bessemer Township board will force The vacancy is the seat originally held by Joseph JUrakovich who died April 30 His post was filed when the board appointed Raymond Ludack to the board Ludack resigned July 30 The board had 45 days to fill the position and could not reach an agreement therefore a special election is necessary At its meeting Friday the board instructed Bessemer Township Mary Fastelin to notify Gogebic County Clerk Melvin Peterson that an election would be necessary Fastelin said the county clerk will notify the governor of the situation and the governor's office will set a date for the election The board also agreed lo ask for specifications on new in the township The board asked that specifications be drawn up and submitted for a new town hall and a new fire equipment garage The board also set Sept 28 at fi p.m for a public hearing on the amended budget The public hearing will be held prior to the regular board meeting In other action at Ifte Friday meeting the the bid from Brothers for number two fuel oil for the pump house an ordinance dealing with lampering with water down the Family Practice Center project plan as submitted by the Gogebic County Economic Development Corpora lion the clerk to check on the legality of seperate water rates the showers in the township hall would be reopened the week of Sept 28 The new hours will be 8 to 3 p.m The showers will be open for ladies on Wednesdays and on Thursdays for men the low end of the list were and cts con laining 2 ppm or less of fluoride stressed that little is known about on animals and that researchers don't know if the chemical studies show that unusually high levels of fluoride can cause bone deformities in dogs but that puppies can tolerate as much as 100 ppm he said Scientists advise that cattle be fed no more than 20 ppm of the chemical in their food sheep no more lhan 140 ppm and chicken no more than 300 ppm of fluoride between 50 and 200 ppm is probably a safe said Fluoride to some water supplies lo prevent tooth decay is not normally part of a pet's diet ex- II is a natural ingredient of calcium however and may he mixed into pet bone meal and calcium phosphates to build strong bones and teeth he said Pet owners worried about fluoride can contact animal food manufacturers or brand tested for the Pet Food Institute reacted to the test results saying they snowed no basis for the concern over fluoride levels in pet food The lobby group represent 58 of the nation's largest pet food manufacturers All sell products in Michigan They're the pet foods not dangerous They're not to said spokesman Robert Wilbur Packwood Refuses Reagan WASHINGTON AP Sen Robert Packwood is refusing President Reagan's request to delay enlisting more senators as sponsors of a veto resolution op- posing the sale of AWACS radar planes to Saudi Arabia I told him I would not be deterred in my the Oregon Republican said Friday after meeting with Reagan at the While House Packwood the leader of Senate opposition to the sale said 46 senators so far have signed the veto resolution and five others have said they will oppose the sale That total ef 51 would be enough to pass the veto resolution since a simple majority is all that is The sale will go through unless both the House and the Sena te before Oct 30 A House veto resolution already has 253 sponsors 35 more than the 213 majority needed fora veto The billion deal includes selling Saudi Arabia five Airborne Warning and Control System or AWACS planes plus gear to in- crease the range and firepower of 62 Saudi jet fighters Israel has objected to the sale saying that AWACS in hands of the Saudis would endanger its national security Packwood said Reagan him to White House to ask I he be give given a s fair time as possible to make his case for the sale But the senator said he would press on in his effort lo obtain more signatures for the veto resolution however declined to predict victory The president been very persuasive in he past Far be it from me lo say if these votes we have couldn't be turned he said I've always known arithmetic can be said Richard V Allen Reagan's national security Packwood said told reporters he would oppose the AWACS sale until he sees a visible sign from Saudi Arabia that are interested in the peace process in the Middle East He accused the Saudis of doing everything they can to wreck peace process The senator said Reagan argued that blocking the proposed sale would make such foreign policy efforts in future more difficult Reagan urged members of Congress in July not to commit themselves on the sale before his administration could complete tho deal and present its case to them The administration has formed three earns to privately brief senators and House members on the sale I i TULSA AP What can you feed a elephant I enters your place of A compressor and jack bits among other things says of Construction Co The construction company had been expanding elephant facilities at Tulsa Zoo when elephant visited t Sneezy a somehow through a hole in a steel fence knocked a pound compressor but unpalatable jackhammer bits and ate 100 feet of rubber hose A security guard heard a commotion during the night and raced to the elephant area We didn't think any of squeeze through a gap but the guard yelled and Sneezy just sucked in his giil and went said Larry Nunley supervisor of large mammals at the zoo were told to expect strange said They said elephants arc friendly and agile and might lake things away from us but there is no way we an- this showed evidence of his romp and displayed He's got grease and oil all over himself and he's acting sheepish Monnet said He knows he did taking precautions today We brought him some old V Weather Temperatures For the 24 hour period ending at 10 today in downtown high 75 low 47 hour high 83 low 58 Year high 71 low 53 Rain to 19.61 inches Rain year 20.57 inches Precipitation to inches Barometer 30.11 Clear to partly cloudy and mild this weekend Lows tonight In the mid to upper 40s Highs Sunday in
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