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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 21, 1973, Chester, Indiana elaware C 195 HOME DELIVERY 75 CENTS SATURDAY APRIL 1973 FIFTEEN CENTS AP I I Spring in Pennsylvania KITE FLYERS Two Beading boys spurred by a warm April day Friday run through Reading's Schlegel Park Perfect weather seen Easter sunrise services planned Inside your Daily Times O Our off to the Page 6 Special Second Thoughts on the Easter Bunny Page 5 o Former High head football coach Jack Houtz has his old job back Page 12 Sunshine warm tures should provide a perfect Easter Sunday The thermometer is expected to reach into the 80s which should give Delaware beautiful weather for strolling in their Easter finery at their church or at community sunrise services A high in the low 80s was forecast The chance of rain was a slim 10 per cent All Christians those of the Orthodox faith will celebrate Sunday as the day which Jesus Christ arose from the dead after his crucifixion For the Orthodox whose religious calendar is one week later Sunday will be Palm Sunday Their Easter will come April 29 Easter sunrise services will be held Sunday in many areas throughout the county including Ridley Creek State Park where worshippers will gather for the first time since the park was opened last summer The service in Ridley Creek State Park has been planned Contract ratified Some 230 Red Arrow line maintenance and office employes have ratified a new contract with the Southeastern P e Transportation Authority The pact gives the members of Transport Workers Union Local 267 wage increases totaling 60 cents an hour over the two years of the new contract Local 267 members voted to accept the new contract after a tentative agreement was reached with SEPTA earlier this week Meanwhile bargaining talks between SEPTA and Transportation Union Local 1594 have thus far been fruitless Local 1694 represents about 350 Red Arrow drivers and operators who to return to work after a three-day walkout while negotiations continue until late June Toddy's Early American statesman Daniel Webster said Whatever makes men good Christians makes them good citizens Amusements Bridge Churches Classified Ads Comics Community Clock by the United Methodist Youth Fellowship of the Ebenezer Methodist Church Steel and Eagle Haverford Township Terry Cunningham counselor for the group said their 40 members will meet in front of the church at and Crossword Puzzle then drive to the park Anyone wishing to attend should meet the group at the church she said Miss Cunningham said this is the tenth year the group has held sunrise services previously held in Valley Forge She said they decided to take advantage See AREA Page 2 15 Death Notices 4 14 Editorials 6 7 2 3 Horoscope Obituaries 4 21 Outlook Section 8 9 15 Sports 21 Television 20 Fair Fair tonight low 50 Mostly sunny Sunday high 82 Details on Page 10 Daily except Sunday t Bth St Chester Pa 19016 Want Ads TR All Departments fR Homo per week Legislators pay boosts JL to be AP A healthy salary increase for Pennsylvania legislators has been cleared by a federal panel considering an appeal from a Pay Board ruling against the hike say legislative sources The in the form of a expense account was recommended by a ber panel operating under the Cost of Living Council the sources disclosed Friday And it is likely the boost will ly amount to for each state legislator The recommendation followed an appeal of the Pay February decision to knock down the addition of an annual account for each legislator The defunct Pay Board since replaced by the Cost of Living Council said the expense counts exceeded 5.5 per cent federal guidelines for pay hikes In January the Com- Compensation Com- mission increased the ex- pense account figure to and if the Cost of Living cil approves the it is expected the legislators will have little trouble getting the full raise The Pay Board decision was appealed by state legislative leaders to the council and the appeal was heard Thursday by the panel Legislative sources said the council is expected to act on the recommendation Monday EDDYSTONE A Sun Oil tank truck overturned at the temporary end of Interstate 95 about 10 today and the entire intersection of Chester Pike and Saville Avenue was engulfed in flames One Eddystone policeman was injured slightly Eyewitnesses the truck driver escaped without injury Residents of nearby homes and businesses on Chester Pike also were believed to have escaped without injury A reporter at the scene described it as a fireball Flames were shooting at least 100 feet in the air with explosions occurring and smoke billowing into the sky Several buildings on the southeast corner of the intersection were on fire Utility wires overhead were melting shutting off traffic lights in the area Traffic on was backed up for a great distance All the row houses on Chester Pike near Saville Avenue are on said Clifford Harrower bartender at Don's Bar 1331 Chester Pike Eddystone about 200 yards from the fire All the electric wires are down on the pike and burned he said We'll have to get out of here The creeping up this way The big gasoline truck ran into big pole at corner of pike and Saville and turned over and he said It sounded like an earthquake It shook the place At least 10 fire trucks and ambulances were there and the bartender told the Daily Times at while on the phone I have to close up now and get out WASHINGTON AP ing an associate of former Atty Gen John N Mitchell the Washington Post said today that Mitchell testified he proved payments from dent Nixon's re-election funds to the seven gate conspirators after the June 17 arrests at Democratic headquarters But Mitchell reportedly under oath the Post said that the money was in- tended to pay their legal not to buy their silence He did not mention amounts of money the Post said Mitchell testified for about three hours Friday before the federal grand jury investigating the Watergate case Afterwards he told newsmen he never any payoff money to buy silence from the defendants He also said that while discussions about bugging Democrats were held in his presence no such operations were ever approved by me at an time under any circumstances He was not available for comment on story The associate told the Post that Mitchell testified he be- Jeb Stuart Magruder the deputy presidential campaign director went over Mitchell's head to unnamed officials ut the White House to obtain proval for the Watergate ging Mitchell served as on's campaign manager until two weeks after the Watergate break-in Magruder has been quoted as saying that Mitchell and White House counsel John W Dean 3rd approved of and helped plan the Watergate operation headed by G Gordon Liddy Mitchell was followed on the grand jury stand by Dean Dean declared on Thursday that the will not allow himself to become a scapegoat in the Watergate case Asked to com- ment on what Dean would tell the jury his attorney Robert McCandliss Mr Dean has made his statement and will stand on it The New York Times quoted sources close to the Watergate case today as saying that Dean supervised payment of more than in bills to the seven defendants and their yers after the June bugging The story said the payments were to buy their silence and the money came from the re- election committee was quoted as denying the Mitchell is the highest former or present Nixon administration official called before the grand- jury After his appearance newsmen Did you swear under oath before the grand jury you had no prior knowledge of the bugging in- I have done that twice and I did he replied I fied fully freely and openly and that's about the story Mitchell had testified briefly before the grand jury last fall He had also given a deposition in a civil suit in which he de- nied prior knowledge of any discussions about surveillance To go to of the Democratic National Committee a statement he to contradict Friday Magruder also has been quoted as saying that Mitchell and Dean arranged to buy silencer from the men of the conspiracy chell said he personally no payoff money and hasn't met any defendants or their lawyers since the breakin A newsman pressed Mitchell on the payoff question Did you have any connection with the payment of the he asked I answered that tion fully and chell said Mitchell's lawyer William G Hundley predicted the former chief U.S law enforcement cer would be We feel that all of the facts See MITCHELL Page 10 CHA leader to get salary boost CHESTER A 10 per cent pay raise for the second year in a row for executive director Howard J Gallagher is provided in a tentative Chester Housing Authority CHA budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 The budget proposes to hike Gallagher's salary from annually to The 10 per cent increase is nearly double the federal pay board guideline figure of 5.5 per cent Last year Gallagher was given a belter than 5 per cent pay increase from to the he is now being paid With the proposed raise Gallagher would get a more than 16 per cent increase over the two-year period The budget has been approved by CHA commissioners but not by the U.S Department of See CHA Page 10 HOWARD GALLAGHER Think of me as a friend The trash AP WIREPHOTO Too much to resist LITTLE BOY BIG PUDDLE It seems as though Robbie Young of Lancaster out of mother's sight discovered one of life's simple jumping in a puddle Every child knows that's more fun than riding on a tricycle SACRAMENTO Calif UPI Bending down with an Easter basket full of candy in one hand and a grimy trash can in the other Ray Valine a Sacramento County garbageman said to the small For real I'm the Easter bunny This past week to the joy of hundreds of neighborhood dren Valine a refuse collector for nearly three years has been prancing between the houses on his route attired in a pink and white Easter bunny costume It's good relations with my said Valine who the week before Christmas wore a suit while garbage The kids like it the mommies like he said Friday between hoisting heavy cans of garbage into the big white refuse truck and passing out candy Easter eggs to hordes of youngsters They all think I'm Valine said pointing to his two fellow workers Maybe I am But for sure it makes my work a lot easier to come to each morning They the persons on his route like me They think of me as a friend and not in terms of garbage Valine whose thick Manchu mustache gave his bunny appearance a somewhat wild look This way I get to know people and have fun Otherwise I'd be sitting out here complaining about these heavy cans of trash Asked if he had any other holiday antics coming up Valine scratched his mustache and I'm not going to do nothing for Mother's Day The young county garbage man who this week passed out more than 200 pieces of candy each day admitted to one drawback in his rabbit and Santa routines I've had a lot of mommies come out and tell me they're worried because all their kids want to grow up to be like me Think of whole generation of he said
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