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Pacific Stars and Stripes Newspaper Archive: December 12, 1973 - Page 1

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   Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 12, 1973, Tokyo, Japan                                m iw TT Delivery Boy Cashes In On Kindness to Widow IS NEW YORK teenage deliv ery boy who got pawn tickets and other items from an aged widow who couldnt afford to tip him in cash has become wealthy because of his acts of kindness to the So far he has realized almost from auctioning the pawned items and there are more thousands to It was like a fairy said Jackie in an He doesnt want his full name or address made public for fear wouldbe intruders might learn that the threeroom apartment where he lives with his mother and father has become a min iature At one even the washing machine Continued on Back 2 AN AUTHORIZED UNOFFICIAL PUBLICATION FOR THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PACIFIC COMMAND 345 1973 I t 8 II Auto Price Controls Lifted For Promise to Hold Line WASHINGTON Cost of Living Council Monday exempted the automobile in dustry from government wageprice controls in return for a promise by three big auto makers to hold the line on especially on small Motown Salutes a Thoroughbred John a Detroit mounted patrol is overcome with emotion and rests his head and arms on the saddle of his trusted after friends and wellwishers gave him a surprise farewell party For 14 of the 20 years he had been on the police Christo pher rode along downtown Washington On the last everyone gathered on his beat to present him with gifts and a very special thank you for his UPI It was easily the biggest decontrol action taken thus far under the Phase IV stabilization program and was a major step toward fulfilling President Nixons pledge of returning the nation to a controlfree The exemptions resulted from a complex commitment engi neered between the CLC and Ford Motor General Motors and American Motors Chrysler refused to join the which gener ally asks the industry to keep car prices below certain but the thirdlargest auto maker was still allowed the benefits of The commitment covered these points General Motors and American Motors promised to increase the suggested retail base price of their small car lines by no more than and GM were limited to increases in the wholesale price of their entire line to no more than per vehicle and American Motors was held to boosts of no more than The three companies pledged not to increase the price of their North American built cars and trucks again during the 1974 model year unless forced to by unforeseen major economic If this the council will get cost data from the companies GM and AMC agreed Continued on Back 4 1st Tapes Given to Jaworski WASHINGTON The special Watergate pro secutors office said Mon day the White House turned over a significant number of presidential tapes on And two of the subpoenaed White House Watergate tapes were given today to the prose cutors office by District Judge John The developments marked the first time the prosecutors Related Page 5 office has received any White House Special prosecutor Leon Ja worski declined to say which conversations had been re ceived from the White House in its weekend We have asked for these and we have insisted that they be delivered to us and they were he Jaworski added that there were still some outstanding Continued on Back 1 Savings Bond Interest Upped to 6 WASHINGTON AP The White House announced Mon day that the interest rate on savings bonds is being in creased to 6 per cent to make the bonds more attractive to in The increase will be retro active to Both old and new bonds will benefit from the higher The White House boosted the interest rate after getting ap proval from The Treasury Department said the higher interest on bonds will be accomplished by having a shorter maturity with the new maturity to be five The maturity for bonds pre viously was five 10 which yielded per cent annual What it means for the bond purchaser is that a bond costing an initial will ma ture to in five years from date of purchase instead of five years and 10 The Series E savings the most common type of is issued in denominations up to The increased interest was made necessary by rising inter est rates throughout the econo which threatened to under mine the savings bond pro The interest rate on savings bonds was falling behind the in terest on competing forms of There was a net outflow of savings bonds redemptions over sales in an in Cuntinued on Back 3 Wanted Light Of His Life SEATTLE UPI The fol lowing appeared in Seattle Post Intelligencer classified adver tisement section under person als since you left my heart has felt a great The house seems darker than ever No one to talk to me at The warm glow that greeted me upon coming home is no longer Never had I realized how lonely life could Knowing how much this has hurt please stop my suffering and send the TV   

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