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North Adams Transcript (Newspaper) - October 16, 1978, North Adams, Massachusetts OCTOBER 16, 1978 PAGES 58, elected new CITY - The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church Monday elected 58year-old Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla as He is the first non-Italian in 450 years to be named pontiff of the 700-million-member took the name John the same as his archbishop of is the 163rd successor to the Throne of St. new born in on May 18,1920, was elevated to cardinal by Pope Paul VI eleven years ago and is a member of several Vatican congregations Sacraments and Divine Clergy and Catholic was born the son of a chemical factory and has a good working relationship with the Communist government of last non-Italian pontiff was Dutchman Adrian who reigned in 1522-23. bite to offset any income tax - Legislation on the way to President Carter will cut income taxes for 65 million couples and individuals next But for it won't offset a higher overall tax bite from inflation and increased Social Security family earning for will get a income tax cut under the billion measure Congress passed But the effects of inflation pushing people into higher brackets combined with Social Security tax increases which begin Jan. 1 will cost that family or more than the tax related p. 2) Senate passed the 72-3 and the House 337-38. there was no immediate word from Carter whether he will sign the compromise appears to meet most of the objections he voiced against earlier would cut individual income taxes in 1979 by about reduce business taxes by and give investors a big break by cutting the tax by a net Miscellaneous reductions would cost the treasury another what we had to work with budget allowance for tax we spread the joy around about as well as we Sen. Russell B. told the everyone was happy with the especially Republicans and some conservative Democrats who were because conferees had dumped a provision granting billion in new tax cuts from 1980 through 1983 if - federal spending is held are sitting on our hands while middle-income Americans are facing a real tax because of inflation and the Social Security said Sen. William V. individual tax cuts would be reflected in reduced payroll income tax withholding starting Jan. 1. include across-the-board reductions in increasing the exemption to raising the standard deductions from to for single persons and from and for and expanding the credit for poor working to a maximum of the other the general individual credit per person or per family in most cases and the deduction allowed for state and local gasoline taxes would be for the first some unemployment compensation would be subject to An estimated 900,000 persons who wind up with annual incomes above if or about for a couple would find a portion of their unemployment benefits between 1 million and 2 million couples and individuals would face slight tax increases under the only those single persons with incomes around and families under about would get enough tax cut to offset inflation and Social Security of the structure of the tax some persons in the income range would come closer to breaking even than would some at much lower The includes a tax break for persons over 55 who sell the home in which they have lived for three of the last five years and don't buy another costing at least as The first of profit from the sale would be tax was a frosty look provided foliage Mt. Greylock Sunday as excellent photographic temperatures since many mountain frosting conditions to white until of the region's high The new businesses locate in Beaver PETER Transcript ADAMS - Two new with total employment of 25 and with prospects for up to 60 are moving into the Beaver Mill this according to a joint press release from the region's two major development two a sportswear manufacturer and a textile machine repair have already located heavy equipment in the mill according to the joint release from the Economic Development Corp. of Northern Berkshire the Northern Berkshire Industrial Development Commission manufacturing headed by Mr. and Mrs. Shinichi Miyazaki of New York will employ 17 to 20 workers Immediately to sew high-quality coats and the release New York couple is renting 13,000 of space for their according to Gordon C. IDC executive Lane said the new firm is an expansion of the couple's current which includes a in New York Muzen Unlimited Inc. He said the new company does not yet have a textile machine repair Soller Machinery is also from New York according to today's joint press release said the headed by Sol Lerner of West rebuilds and repairs textile and apparel Lane said the firm has rented 5,000 of space in the Beaver Mill and has already moved equipment into the IDC director said both companies should begin regular operations in the near He is awaiting necessary modifications of the mill including installation of new power distribution equipment at the Miyazaki is a native of and moved to this country two years He said long-range plans for his firm include the relocation of its entire manufacturing operation to the city and possible expansion into furniture p. 16 included fetes under King cost - members of the news media and employees of the Massachusetts Port Authority enjoyed open buffets and bands on harbor cruises sponsored by the agency during Edward J. King's tenure as the last three years of King's an autonomous public spent more than on liquor and boat rentals for nighttime Boston Harbor cruises scheduled from May through the Democratic nominee for was Massport director from 1963 until his ouster by the agency's board of directors in late 1974. examined by The Associated Press show that in addition to Massport arranged for the catering of news an employee clambake and meetings of the board of bills show the agency spent on food and liquor at of receptions during a five-day period in June 1974 to celebrate the opening of the Volpe International which included dinner and hors for 950 cost Massport Another for 900 cost including for for roast beef and for Sellers of billed Massport for a third reception for 800 The menu included worth of shrimp worth of bills also indicate that under King's routinely ordered food for 100 people for the monthly meeting of the board of but a reporter who went to several of the meetings remembered fewer than 50' people were in attendance even when controversial subjects were on the for many of the See p. 16 celebrates Transcript don't happen every year and Adams residents made certain on the 200th anniversary of this town's that the event did not pass 3 a fire whistle church bells tolled and cannons fired in a three-minute outburst that caused at least one young onlooker to my as she covered her fire whistle and provided by two local colonial military Silver Greys and East Hoosac marked the start of ceremonies at McKinley About 250 persons looked the congratulatory messages from state leaders and President Jimmy Carter were and Samuel the town's namesake was than 135 persons then attended a Bicentennial Banquet at Joseph F. Banas read a letter from President which said the vitality and spirit of your people continue to help build a better Mr. Banas read the message from the steps of the Adams Free a portrait of Sam Adams peered down from a in the crowd that lined Park Street sidewalks had their collars up and folded their arms In an attempt to ward off a stiff October message from the State House was read by Selectman Gary A. and Selectman Earl F. Kelley read a proclamation from Gov. Michael S. surprise visitor was Sam Adams in the person of Merton S. who read a letter written by Sam Adams to townspeople here explaining the formation of the Boston Committee of Mr. Adams read the fiery helped promote the committees that proved vital to the revolutionary several out-of-state cars went slowly past and passengers peered a at North Adams State was introduced as the principal speaker by master of ceremonies William F. president of the Historical He spoke on Sam role during the formation of the United Connerton said Sam p. 16 21, dies in date eyed for Glen foreclosure Canal relocation Football 26 Dodgers to bock up as portrayed by Merton J. attended the Adams Bicentennial anniversary celebration to read a portion of one of his Sam Adams is the namesake of the Out TV 21-year-old Adams woman was killed early Sunday morning when the car in which was a passenger collided head-on with another auto on Route 20 in New according to New York State 12 Depot died when the impact of the collision severed her spinal a police spokesman was a passenger in a car driven by Richard 23, 9 Richmond who is listed in stable condition in the intensive care unit of Berkshire Medical He has head and internal according to said the crash occurred at 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Routes 20 and 22 in the Columbia County said the Gazaille vehicle when it crossed into the westbound lanes while negotiating a leftward curve in the The then collided a westbound car driven by Bruce 32, Box 73, New according to Smith suffered the police spokesman and a Arleen 34, Box 35 East suffered a Both were treated at Berkshire Medical Gazaille was charged with reckless driving by chance of snow low 20s. high 40.
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