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Iola Register (Newspaper) - April 22, 1977, Iola, Kansas VOLUME 80, NO. 155 KANSAS 66749 APRIL 22, 1977 TEN CENTS A brief look at late news Marchers shot Pakistan army fired on a procession held in violation of martial law killing 10 to 22 persons and wounding about 200 in reports from Pakistan's largest city Four persons were reported killed elsewhere in bringing the death toll for today to as high as 26, which would make it the worst day of violence in six weeks of political The opposition has been demanding the resignation of- Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali claiming the March 7 national was a large procession moved toward the Teen Hatti where army troops took up The soldiers reportedly warned marchers to disperse but the procession did not Soviets nosey WASHINGTON - Soviet reconnaissance bombers flew within 60 miles of the U.S. East Coast last week and passed over several American warships before retreating when U.S. fighter planes were scrambled after Pentagon sources Two Bear bombers passed directly over the aircraft carrier an escorting cruiser and two frigates exercising earlier this week in a U.S. fleet training area about 60 miles off the East the sources The sources said the bombers were closer to the U.S. coast than ever Straw worth more Kan. - A farm economist at Kansas State University has figured out if a wheat grower cannot get more than a bushel for his wheat this year but can get more than a ton for wheat hay he will do better to harvest it for hay than for The projections are by Dr. T. Ray extension He was moved to them by the fact that recent rains have increased the promise of another bumper wheat crop this coupled with the fact that there will be a record carry-over of more than one billion bushels of wheat in storage when the new harvest starts in does not bode well for future wheat Veto threat WASHINGTON - President Carter indicated today he would consider vetoing the tax now before the Senate if Congress refuses to delete business tax breaks he wanted dropped from the measure along with the not in favor of extending the business tax Carter told a nationally broadcast new Then he added that if it is in the that passes have to decide whether I'll sign it or Republicans were preparing a fight to include a permanent tax cut in the Troops promised Zaire Idl Amin of Uganda met with Zairean President Mobutu Sese Seko today and said am ready to send to help Zaire in its war against But Amin told a news conference after the four-hour meeting that he was to report big progress on the The Mobutu government said Thursday its troops and their Moroccan allies had opened a new front in northwest Shaba It said the rebels were fleeing before Zairean troops on the first the southern part of the invaded Temperature High yesterday 65 Low last night 55 High a year ago today 81 Low a year ago today 52 Precipitation 24hourJ9(ending8a.m. This month to date 2.01 this month 3.92 Total this year to date 5.14 Deficiency since Jan. 1 3.09 AflEA FORECAST - Mostly chance of 401. cloudy and lower 7H. Winds northerly Gasoline tax plan seen as imperative Happy song Scheherezade Ann joyfully sings of her to from beggar to the of Arabian a musical being Saturday nights at 8 p.m. London sfond WASHINGTON - President Carter said today he will fight the last vote in for passage of his plan to impose a tax on gasoline if U.S. consumption exceeds his energy conservation He said the money would be and a family that does conserve will get back more than it pays in higher gasoline At a nationally broadcast news conference like Carter's entire by the energy the President also criticism of his administration by former President Gerald R. who drew Democratic protests by saying that he could have won a new strategic arms limitation agreement the Soviet Union Carter said that fraternity of presidents and former has kept its criticism But Carter said he doesn't feel that Ford has violated a promise to keep such comments decision has been made sending tanks to the African nation trying to heat off insurgent It's highly unlikely I would advocate such a he is concerned about possible overexposure during a week that has seen two nationally televised and the news but it isn't likely to happen at the press conferences is he said with a energy program he proposed to Congress Wednesday night if fully cost the federal government billion between now and 1985. He said that would be the over-all expense counting expenditures and tax revenues from all features of the Carter said that with net spending of the nation will purchase and store one billion barrels of worth as insurance against a future em- ' bargo or will meet in Geneva next month with Syrian President Hafez Assad as he seeks common for Middle East administration has information that insurgents by have no direct evidence at all that there are Cubans in he His formal news conference Carter insisted in conversation with newsmen that his figures on gasoline and crude-oil tax rebates were and that his program would mean refunds of for an average family to offset higher oil and in refunds for each gas tax twost if that tax is The gasoline tax already Stirring strong opposition in is to add gasoline taxes in increments up to a maximum bf 50 cents for each year in which consumption exceeds target The President dismissed speculation that his gasoline tax proposal may actually be no more than a bargaining to be dealt away in Congress in exchange for other measures he He said he is committed to the standby gasoline tax as part of a comprehensive and well-balanced energy my opinion the gasoline tax is a good Carter He said it will help families that cut their gasoline because the proceeds be rebated to Asked why he did not ask for authority to impose gasoline rationing as a means of reducing Carter said he has that power under existing law if there should be a national emergency such another oil The President also indicated he would consider vetoing a tax how being debated in the Senate if it contains a business tax credit Carter asked Congress to delete along with the During the news conference Carter also made these pledged his administration will not ignore rapid transit systems but said they would be handled by the Department of Transportation instead of as part of his energy how he could meet his goal of increased coal production without causing further air the President said that some areas where the air pollution is extremely then we will consider making exceptions and let utilities continue to oil rather than But that would be a rare President acknowledged that his proposed energy program will have some inflationary impact but said it probably would be -less than one-half of a per cent a He said computer studies indicate the program would rather than CHICAGO - Former Kansas Gov. Alf M. the 1936 Republican nominee for had words of praise Friday for President Jimmy Carter's initial dealings with the Soviet Union concerning human rights and the North Atlantic Treaty who will be 90 next said he endorses the Democrat president's stand on keeping the Helsinki Accord and his prompt action in pulling together The former Kansas governor also warned that the human rights issue in Eastern Europe may prove to he the of the Soviet a respected elder statesman in the foreign policy spoke before the Executives Club of He said Carter's stand on the 1975 Helsinki pact in which the Soviets agreed to soften their position on human and the support the new president got at home on that stand served as an important sign to the Soviet Union should be realizing that the Helsinki agreement and the charter of the United Nations which it signed have changed human rights from a political philosophy to a hard political fact in life's affairs that may sway the destiny of Landon said in prepared they cannot be defined cordially one day and wiped out the The sooner that is realized and to by all the world's the better it will human rights is the seedbed for civil Civil rights is the base of the democratic process. I need not point out that democratic processes mean the end of autocratic musicians to present annual concert Tuesday students in the music department of Allen County Community Junior College will be featured in the annual spring concert April 26, at 8 p.m. This year's program will be presented in the Complex A There is no charge for To be heard are the college stage vocal and instrumental solos and small ensemble numbers directed by Francis music Concert patrons will also have the opportunity to view the annual student spring art exhibit currently in at the The systematic denial of basic human rights is the Achilles heel of communist Landon said he supported Carter's move to patch up the NATO which he said was a But Landon called on Carter to twister U.S. military manpower and increase military research and which he said was the country's major military alarming threat to world peace must be corrected promptly by President Carter and the Congress signaling to the USSR that the United States has the will and the strength to meet action on its he Landon served as Kansas governor from 1933 to 1937. He was defeated in the 1936 presidential race by Franklin D. who was seeking reelection to his second term as Appeal planned iolan is found guilty Spring forward Daylight savings time goes into effect at 2 a.m. this Register readers who are sticklers for precision will set their alarms at 2, arise at the sound of the advance their clocks to 3 a.m. and return to bed for what's left of the The less pernickety will set their clocks an hour ahead at Those who fail to do either will miss William Thomas was found guilty of possession of a controlled a class A in District Magistrate Court The conviction came after an hour-long trial in which Allen County Sheriff Glen Cooper and Undersheriff Ron Moore testified that they found a plastic bag of marijuana a plastic and seven LSD tablets at 524 North The search of the house was part of a drug raid by lola and Allen County officers February 22. Moore said four officers entered and searched the house at 6:50 p.m. that They found the drugs in back which they said was Thomas had moved into the house two days before the and was not present at the time of the John Social Security checks to be larger come July WASHINGTON - If you're among the 35.5 million Americans who receive Social Security or Supplemental Security there's a silver lining to the latest cloud over the consumer price You're going to get a cost of living The which measures soared at an 18 per cent annual rate during the first quarter of 1977, the biggest three-month leap in two But government economists think it will moderate to 6 per cent by year's The index also rose 5.9 per cent from the first quarter of 1976, and that means that the 33.4 million Social Security recipients and 4.3 million aged and disabled SSI recipients can count on an extra 5.9 per cent in their checks starting July 1. Those increases cost Social Security billion during the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30, 1978. The financially troubled trust expects to pay out a total of about billion next The SSI paid from general tax will cost The cost-of-living which is automatic when the index rises more than 3 per cent in a will mean extra each month for the average elderly both of whom are on Social and now draw a ' ' An average retired worker alone will get a raising his monthly benefit to Consumer prices rose of 1 per cent last month - an annual rate of 7.2 per cent - following jumps of 1 per cent in February and of 1 per cent in Carter administration economists blamed the sharp first quarter increase on the harsh which drove up food and fuel underlying rate of inflation is still in the 6 per cent Courtenay the Commerce Department's chief contended that County Attorney John Chappell had not proved that the drugs were controlled by Judge George Levans thought finding Thomas White said he will appeal to District Court Judge Robert The charge carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail and a The of five in connection with the drug Last attorney Jim Immel moved to suppress the evidence in the trial of Elbert but Judge Levans denied the His trial will begin Still to come are the trials of Katherine Eric Copening and Douglas Dogwood frees ore in bloom lola is abloom with delicate pink and white flowers as dogwood trees throughout the city put on their spring The Ida Garden Club has set up a route for this weekend that those wishing to see the flowering trees can The houses along the route in 402 South 622 South 217 East 401 East 717 East 815 East 925 Meadowbrook Road 1121 North 28 West Edwards and 106 West The anyone interested in planting Garden Club members can. The dogwoods are in
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