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Fitchburg Daily Sentinel (Newspaper) - June 15, 1974, Fitchburg, Massachusetts Word WARM Stl Pali I Vol No and Enterprise Slight Job Gain Marked In Region During April FITCHBURG MASS 01420 i MONDAY Koreas Libyan Leaden Called Dangerous Mea SATURDAY JUNE 15 1974 HOUI pa WHK 1C 1 3 I J By JOE TRAINOR The employment situation In the area showed promise for the lint time this year as statistics For the month of April revealed a sudden drop In the ployment rate Statistics tor the Leominster Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area collected by the Division of Employment Security showed that the unemployment tate declined 9.9 per cent The rate In March was per cent and this to 7.4 per cent in April The sudden decline merited the end of the high spurt of area unemployment which was caused by the economic backlash the Middle East Var in October The April drop n unemployment was the first substantial decrease since May 1973 An estimated 500 jobs became available iin the SMSA during April Increased The Research Division ol DES which compiles the monthly statistics pointed out that the number of working people in the area increased by 600 from a March total of to an April mini of I At the lame lime the labor force population increased by a mere 200 The March figure was 47.200 and this went up to 47.400 in April This was due to a reversal of the migration of winter months with workers coming back to work in this area Research director John D Crosier said that the statewide employment rose moderately over the month The April Elsewhere in the in Gardner came off the in employment he reported It a c h u s e 11 region Gardner i unemployment list There were was lo a vigorous seasonal i reflected the April boom in 150 such people nnd their in that Icmp lo y men I The from the DES rolls occurred in trade rate in the total construction and the service I suffered a 1.1 per cent drop from 1.050 lo 1 as warmer weather resumption of outside activities during the The rate The remaining people who from a high of 7.0 in March jobs were from outside lo a low of 5.9 per cent in These 100 workers Most of the jobs I A total 250 people found I moved that city during were filled by people who in Gardner during April continuing a year-long just been on the unemployment numbers the of migration into lhat list A of 400 once of employed workers The number of unemployed people found jobs 14.050 to 14.300 people in the labor force in- April The total As in the in April from lo of unemployed dropped SMSA the greater 13.900 lo 3.500 during that of the people who JOB Page 2 finished Last On Purpose David Burget shown at his West Point graduation says he dabbed last In his class and he got from his classmates at the rate ol one on purpose for notoriety dollar each He plans to make Army his career he says he knows ol only one cadet who became a general George Armstrong C n s I e r who achieved notoriety or being destroyed his In Cavalry at the Battle the Little Bighorn In 1876 AP News Digest Concorde To Spend Weekend At Logan BOSTON AP Fresh from a two hour and 57 minute round trip to Miami the Anglo French Concorde set down at Logan International Airport Friday for a weekend stay The sleek delta winged liner made the record trip to in SO minutes less than half the two hour and 50 minute flight time of conventional jeU The aircraft shuttled a group of politicians reporters and port officials to Miami on a promotional tour as part of de- dication ceremonies for the new John A Volpe international minal at Logan Dad's Day Inspired By Mother CHICAGO AP Father's Day which this year is celebrated on June 16 was ironically inspired by a Mother's Day sermon Mrs John Bruce Dodd a Spokane Wash artist is credited Father's Day according to researchers for The World Book En- cyclopedia She got the idea while listening lo her minister deliver an impassioned sermon on motherhood Mrs Dodd's mother had died young so her father had to raise six children alone As she listened to the minister praise mothers for the hardship they endured in raising their children and tending to all the family needs she reflected on her father's sacrifices and speculated that there must be other fathers whose similar sacrifices went unrecognized In a letter to the president of the Spokane Ministerial Association Mrs Dodd proposed a day lo honor fathers She suggested June 5 her father's birthday The association approved the Idea and the Spokane YMCA publicized it However the suggested date didn't allow the ministers prepare New Economic Advisor Invokes Privilege WASHINGTON AP ident Ninon's new chief eco- nomic adviser has invoked ex- privilege in refusing to testify before a congressional committee investigating the state of the economy the pan- el's vice chairman announced Friday As a result said Sen William of the Economic Committee he will urge the Senate Appropriations Committee lo withhold the money for Kenneth Rush's sala Rush who earlier this month was named counselor to the President or economic affairs said his responsibility to give Nixon candid and uninhibited advice precludes his mony before the Joint panel Lions Clubs and the caught on The Lions also the third Sunday i June That was the Kunda closest to Meek's birthday The following year Presiden PELHAM AP A and fingerprint records were Wilson participated In th Pelham Victim Four Times enough sermons time to so the was scheduled for the third Sunday in June Thus on June 19 1910 Spokane Mcame the first city to honor fathers with a special day The mayor proclaimed a city wide celebration and the governor established observance throughout the state A strong push or a national Father's Day came from Harry C Meek a president of the Uptown Lions Club of Chicago Though the Lions crowned him the Originator of Father Meek admitted that UK idea first occurred to him in 1915 five years after Mrs suggestion He It In speeches before severa idea body found Friday in Pelham near the Massachusetts border had been shot our times Ally Gen Warren B Rudman said Rudman said identification was Incomplete but that dental being checked He said the victim believed lo be Puerto Rican and about 45 years old may have been brought into the state after the murder Pessimistic On SALT Accord WASHINGTON AP Paul II quit as a member of the U.S nuclear arms tion negotiating team Friday saying traumatic events now unfolding In our nation's tal make a successful new SALT agreement unlikely Shortly before in Moscow Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev declared that Russia is ready right now a reach an agree ment with the United Slates on limitation and eventual nation of underground nuclear tests announced his resigns lion In a statement sent to the Pentagon press room while President Nixon was In the Middle East Ample Gasoline Supply Available BOSTON AP Gasoline will be In ample supply at ice stations throughout New England this week Including most resort areas of setts according to a survey by the American Automobile As so elation The gasoline for the region this summer Is belter than a year ago the auto club said except for reduced oper aling hours at many Fishing Limit Defended WASHINGTON AP Dec- laullon of a limit Is the only way to halt the mad exploitation of New England fisheries by foreign feels Gov Francis W Sargent told Congress Friday Sargent's testimony was Immediately coast tuna fishing interests who statement claiming that such a unilateral action would quickly be Imitated by other thereby off access to roughly 90 pe cent of UK annual tuna catch Talking with reporters after wards Sargent dismissed th argument as the prattling of a group Area Economy Still Stuttering School System Has Few Openings Tight Money Policy Slows Tight money policy has unable to get loans to have ati in their house come to work for the College graduates who ti of area by selling high interest rales which made il difficult for prospective customers to borrow money During May there sharp for suppliers ng found fewer themselves School ore in for and disappointment materials even when they just aren't any able to overcome to get Prices on Dr materials skyrocketed making The biggest portion of the COO applicants a jobs in an elementary school Only one full-time elementary teaching post was Wallace said things mat ol UL i I i J V ui couldn't finish their projects at complete standstill because tne a of jn teachers around to fill all money Department Bolh vacancies Only the warned lhat Inflation was The In ruining the country To combat reported that 11 Burns urged that country rose again In tolerate a rise in interest rates May The Wholesale Price but resist swift growth in money reached 155.0 meaning and credit This combination that II cost wholesalers 1155 proved ruinous to construction lo buy a variety ol goods lhat companies cost to the 1967 base Interest rates remained high period AP Chart and homeowners found of his workers At a time when the business Is usually going full blast Honkala said he countered We've been seeing n lot of top-notch candidates because the colleges are doing can't offer a job to anybody good Jnb nf and one teacher offered lo quil this year The other ten returned Of the len leachers who filled in on a one-year contract Dr Wallace was only able to place SCHOOL Page 2 not even son I have a 1 people own f wish we i waiting list people than we Economic Box Score By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Decisions that could chai the price of American f and affect the growth ol oping countries wi Honkala noted that slump began between April and May We filed a permit In burg in he said That was the last permit we got He added that he'd heard on he grapevine thai the light money might be shed by August Even if this happened it wouldn't recoup the year's losses The best part of the season is gone Honkala ex- State Records Spring Growth For Economy The regular spring expansion the wives of FSC faculty the Massachusetts economy graduates of the during the of i April according lo John D The peak period for r o n i c r Director of the job applications 535 Division of February April Dr Security could use can The largest number of come from Fitchburg going away to school or students at State College They also gel from people who'd like o move lo the cily from Decisions On Gas Prices Loom this weekend by a group of na lions that control world oil exports Meeting in Quito beginning Saturday the of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC will attempt to decide on common policy and set their prices for crude Governors Co-ordinate Bid For Funds PROVIDENCE AP prices Gov Philip Ji the renovation of the home construction business cither Owen O'Callaghan president of Vi tha area a Day ceremony b a button in the nation's DAD Page 2 New England arei a coordinated algn lo obtain federal aid iding the region with lower Led Coup Col Ibrahim 31 led military uip Ikat the of North Yemen Arab predicted lhat away trim Ibe policies of Abdul Rahman Irrail and lie Red Set Anb Itto Iht with Arabia AP It is going to be an all out day cutback Most rify this jn Uic Plan Resolution For Easing Problems WARHEN VI AP New England governors and ian premiers realizing they an't solve New England's problems by elves Friday they were to con- ider a resolution asking for between federal While governors say New England needs more and cheaper energy he Canadians say they have the resources lhal could be developed with England market Wholesale Prices In Sharp Climb WASHINGTON AP lhat wholesale prices Despite falling farm and food widespread Increases on i broad range of Industrial pushed wholesale up sharply again In May he government said Friday The Labor Department rose a seasonally adjusted 1.3 per cent last month about the same ns In March and April but not as much as in the February period Unadjusted the Increase last was 1.5 per cent Efforts Launched To Curb Meat Prices WASHINGTON AP Meat prices are too high and ways ire being explored to bring them down White House eco- nomics adviser Kenneth Rush said Friday Hush said everybody In meal industry from the men to supermarkets are being called to a White meet Ing Monday at which the lem will be discussed Bourbon Prices Holding Steady That gallon of prices for period rose line now costs more than SO and lhal nickel candy bar probably selling for 15 But thai 15 bottle bourbon costs around While the coil of living went up per cent between April and April the U.S Department of Labor tays II only 6.7 per cent And if you were a whisky drinker you hardly even felt grip of Inflation The price of whiskies and straight bourbon went up only 0.7 per cent The bottle of hour bon selling for month In Louisville cost only 26 less In 1951 MIM Laura Jn 20 daughter of Rear Admiral James of San Diego Calif leaves Home of Lords In London slier hearing Prince Charles Prince of Wales make his speech before lhat body Miss flew to London al Invitation of he prince and emerged as latest romantic Interest of the future king ol England AP publishing and the recall ito assembly workers were by new labor disputes in electrical was lhal we would call we were Om the past their candidacy lie ex- a m was recorded The Dr Wallace said the increase jobs nf applications has grown was ln lhc in last arca Durable goods years as a of great increase of kids going college Usually dropped by system has 30 a of the long per year but circumstances cut in sector this number in half in 1974 d i n a n c e and The problem is more machinery for SO per graduates and fewer lhc employment ex- e snid You really do at his STATK Page 2 on the inside NEWLY ELECTED YOUNG CONGRESSMEN lind lhat It was a lough year lo enter national they sit In judgment of President Nixon on Watergate and other Im- Issues Sec Page 3 PRESIDENT NIXON LIKELY TO RETURN from tho Middle East convinced there can be no permanent peace In the Mideast until the Palestinian refugee problem Is solved Sec Page 3 A MATTER OF POLITICS and timing as the Congressional election approaches See Page 3 WEST COAST GROUP IN BID lo teach photography to children Other hobbies of Intrest See Page 9 INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC WEEKLY EDITORIAL ad- vises moderate view on abortion See Page 5 Amusements 15 Bridge 7 Comics Editorial Obituaries Television Women's Page II Telephone Connecting All
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