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News Tribune, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1975, Fort Pierce, Florida The News Tribune Sunday February 23 1975 Page 2 Top Union Man Scores Kissinger By CHARLES E MIAMI BEACH UPH The chief o blue collar negotiators figures that America's foremost bargainer in striped pants set doesn't really understand the business George Meany 80 at the top of the heap of 110 unions banded together in the AFL-C10 scored Secretary of Slate Henry A Kissinger Friday but drew up short of asking for Kissinger's dismissal Meany singled out Kissinger as one leaders of the U.S The Fort Pierce Art Club Would like to fake time to thank the following for help in making the Scholarship Arf Show fhe success if was their donations and hard work Phyllis Athey Herman Bieman Ruth Boone Don Brown Claire Cohen Dorothe Sue Csontos Vivian Davis Enid Elmendorf Bertie Fabiano Kathy Goodwin Barbara Hightower Claudina Jenkins David Jenkins Ann Johnstone Fran Kane Therese Knowles Helen Manchester Ann McHale Herb Newberger Mary Oliver Russell Privateer Lex Procter Susan Proske Sophus Robbins Ann Ryberg Lois Savage Earl Smith Margaret Smith Kay Stabler Helen Terry Marge Thomas Ann Young We would like to give special thanks to the show chairwoman Susan Proske and Helen Manchester government who had deceived him in connection with the American role in southeast Asia And in connection with Middle policy Meany declared I don't think Henry Kissinger ly understands the business of collective bargaining Meany made his observations in reporting two more of tie resolutions adopted by the member executive council of the AFL-CIO One of statements urged irui Israel must be supported and strengthened by the United States The resolution said oil energy blackmail coupled with the economic and military threats against Israel must be stopped The oilier statement which drew dissent of Jerry Wurf of tile American Federation of State County and Municipal Employes calls for continued economic and military support for South and bodia Earlier this week Meany scored Kissinger in connection with a purported agreement with the Soviets on Jewish emigration and asked if he had confidence in Kissinger's Middle East policy declared Oh My God no Meany said Kissinger ran a policy and submitted to Arab blackmail During the course of the news conference Friday Meany also raked over Robert Strauss national Democratic Party Sen Henry Jackson Wash and Dr Arthur F Burns chairman of the Federal Reserve System Asked about his support of Strauss as party chairman Meany said Why do you have to bring that I'm certainly not proud of the fact that I did a little for him Meany said Jackson's sole in- terest in trade legislation was the Jackson amendment on Jewish emigration from Soviet Union and that was connected with his political campaigning his desire to raise funds On the things we worried about Jackson would not even alk to us about Meany said Meany said Burns ran the Federal Reserve open market operation like a private club answerable to nobody The committee functions lo expand and contract the money supply affecting interest rales The AFL-CIO executive cil said Burns policy has brought Hie economy lothe brink of depression wilh spreading bankruptcies of businesses and banks State House Committee To Ponder Impeachment Of Treasurer O'Malley Shevin Claims PSC Reforms Could Cut Charges to User ORLANDO Fla UPI At- torney General Kobert Shevin said Saturday utilities and the Public Service Commission have a somewhat incestuous relationship and that PSC reforms could reduce consumer fuel charges 15 per cent Shevin addressing the United Aulo Workers called for a member PSC appointed by the governor with consent of the Senate and commissioners wilh professional standings as economists accountants engineers or attorneys Shevin has criticized the com- mission before including last fall when he and consumer advocate Fred Karl led the fight for an end to the automatic pass on of fuel charges But Saturday's attack was one of his strongest The commission either through negligence or a lack of understanding of its duties and responsibilities to the public has allowed basic utility rates and fuel adjustment costs to bury the private home owner and small businessman Shevin said If you to live better electrically today you'd better be a utility company stockholder or executive Shevin said the electric com- panies and the commission are playing a game of and have a somewhat incestuous relationship Commissioners traditionally rely heavily on financial support from the industry in their political campaigns Members of the PSC staff often move to higher paying jobs with the utilities after serving their prenticeship in the complex field of utility economics at public ex- pense Shevin and Karl fought un- successfully for provisions in the fuel clause to provide incentive lo utilities lo use fuel sparingly and as cheaply as ble I am convinced that if he commission had adopted our recommendations to give the I I I Running around in circles looking for the right bank We have all the services you need right here under one roof CHECKING ACCOUNTS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS SAFETY DEPOSITS COMMERCIAL LOANS INSTALLMENT LOANS AND A COMPLETE TRUST DEPARTMENT Ample Parking Even For Your Bike BANK WITH YOUR FRIENDS NEIGHBORS Your Financial Partner in Progress First National Bank of Fort Pierce t Telephone 13051 A First Bancshares Bank companies managerial tives we could have realized a savings of 10 to 15 per cent off the current fuel adjustment charge Shevin said commissioners should be appointed not elected and that the PSC should be ex- from three to five members serving staggered terms r Almanac By United Press International Today is Sunday Feb 23 the day of 1975 with 311 to follow The moon is approaching its full phase The morning stars are Mercury and Mars The evening stars are ter Saturn and Venus Those born on this day are under the sign of Pisces German composer George Frederic Handel was born Feb 23 1685 On this day in In 1942 a Japanese rine fired 25 shells at an oil refinery near Santa Barbara Calif months after Pearl Harbor In 1945 six members of the 5th Division of the U.S Marines planted an American flag atop Mount Suribachi on the Pacific island of Iwo Jima In 1969 President Mxon arrived in Belgium to start a our of Europe In 1972 President Nixon conferred four hours in Peking with Communist Chinese Premier Chou A thought for the American playwright Irwin Shaw said There are too many books I haven't read too many places 1 haven't seen too many memories I haven't kept long enough By SAM MILLER TALLAHASSEE Fla UPI Rep Jim Redman said today his House committee will meet shortly to consider impeachment of Treasurer Tom O'Malley following ment Friday Redman City said we're gearing up I haven't set a meeting time yet 1 just heard about it last night but we will set one in the next few days The committee appointed following the first indictments of O'Malley in October had been in limbo awaiting the Supreme Court's Christian decisions which would affect the O'Malley charges Gov Reubin Askew stands by his statement following the first indictments that O'Malley should resign deputy press secretary Jim Bacchus said O'Malley was as ex- but a new charge added illegally using his power to get a million mortgage loan for a Tallahassee lobbyist And one of the charges in the old indictments receiving 000 in unlawful compensation from two former law associates was not in the new indictments handed down by the Leon County grand jury Friday The new charge using or attempting to use official tion to secure special privileges is a first degree misdemeanor punishable by a year in jail and SI 000 fine O'Malley is accused of ing Gulf Life Insurance Co to float a mortgage loan for purchase of a Fort Walton Beach shopping center by Tallahassee lobbyist Horace Drew and three other persons not named in the indictment from the old in- was one count of un- lawful compensation accepting from Winter Park banker E G Jerry Banks to prevent closing of an count the state had opened before he took office The charge is a Also was one count of perjury before a notary The grand jury said O'Malley jured himself by omitting the from a sworn routine gift report filed wilh the Secretary of State O'Malley was not arrested but issued summonses hi Orlando where he is meeting wilh the Florida Medical Association on high medical malpractice in- surance rales He is to appear before Circuit Judge John Rudd March 3 for arraignment on the charge and March 5 on the misdemeanor counts The grand jury the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association on a misdemeanor charge of trying to bribe O'Malley with to keep Carat DIAMOND SOLITAIRE TIFFANY STYLE SETTING IN GOLD REGULARLY 139 VALUE SPECIAL NOW Enlarged Use Our Convenient CHARCE ACCOUNTS We AccepI Diners Club Shoppert Gordon JEWELERS IN FT PIERCE SHOP AT GORDON'S SHOPPING CENTER 2511 SOUTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY self-service gasoline stations out of Florida According to the new ment O'Malley would share ownership of the shopping center if the mortgage loan was ed A mortgage of was secured O'Malley did share ownership of the shopping complex from its purchase on Dec and shared in the profits deriving from the sale thereof on or about July 15 the grand jury said The new indictments did not include the other unlawful com- charge acceptance of from former Miami law associates Rick Ciravolo and Bennett Feldman Tom McAliley representing Ciravolo and Feldman met with assistant state attorney Koberl Wilbs before Judge Ben Willis in a secret meeting earlier Friday to discuss procedural problems Prosecutor Willis would not say what the problems were or why the charge involving the two men was not The grand jury has not com- its investigation Wilbs said and the charge could be re- filed later The jurors meet again Wednesday night The three indictments handed down last October became void with a Supreme Court decision this month overturning in- of former Education Commissioner Floyd Christian Willis and Aaron Bowden who also handled the O'Malley probe for Jacksonville state attorney T Edward Austin were found by the court lo be illegally assigned to the Leon jury To clear the way for filing of new charges Willis got Rudd to dismiss the old indictments earlier Friday The Weather 2 30.00 Ufl FOR PERIOD today Rain is forecast from the Middle Mississippi Valley across the Tennessee Valley and along the Atlantic Coast from the Carolines to southern New England Snow is expected over southern Oklahoma into northeastern Texas Rain and snow are indicated for the Pacific Northwest It will be tair from the Southwest across the Rockies into the Central and Northern Plains with cloudy to partly cloudy skies elsewhere Maximum Atlanta 64 Boston 58 Chicago 42 Cleveland 50 Dallas 50 Denver 39 Duluth 25 Houston 56 Jacksonville 76 Kansas City 42 Little Rock 49 Los Angles 66 Miami 81 Minneapolis 30 New Orleans 75 New York 56 Phoenix 64 San cisco 60 Seattle 52 St Louis 42 and Washington 65 SOUTH TIDES Today p.m p.m Tomorrow p.m p.m High Low Jetty Tides Two Hours Earlier LOCAL DATA FRIDAY High Low Rainfall Feb To Date Barometer Sunset Today Sunrise Tomorrow Zones Forecast ZONES 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 cloudy through Monday Continued bly warm with highs in the low lo mid 80s Mild nights with lows mostly in mid 60s Professional Hearing Aid Service JAY A BYRNE Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist 1 Block N of Fire Station Specialists In Quality fearing Aids Batteries Ear Molds ud Repairs ol All Mikes N St Ft Winds south to southeast at 15 mph Sunday Rain probability 20 per cent Sunday ZONES 18 19 cloudy and warm through Monday Slight chance of afternoon thundershowers Highs in the mid 80s Lows in the upper 60s Winds erly at 15 mph Sunday Rain probability 20 per cent Sunday and Monday ZONES 20 cloudy and continued warm Sunday and Monday Highs in the low to mid 80s Lows in the upper 60s and low 70s Southeast winds at 15 mph Sunday becoming southerly and in- creasing Monday 23 Partly cloudy through Monday Highs in the low 80s Lows in the mid 70s Southeast winds at 15 mph becoming southerly on Monday CHARLES J HOPPER ANNOUNCES THE CHANGE IN OF HIS OFFICE TO 220 SOUTH 10TH STREET SUITE C OFFICE HOURS BY APPOINTMENT TELEPHONE
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