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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - June 12, 1969, Port Angeles, Washington June 55th Issue e the 154th One exception 16 10 Cents A House committee agrees on extension of surtax WASHINGTON AP The House Ways and Means Com tentatively agreed today on extension of the income sur tax coupled with a special al lowance that would take two million low income families off the tax rolls The proposal will be voted on formally Acting Chair man Hale told This would per mit House action next Boggs at the followed a White House meeting of House leaders with President Nixon and locals agree to contracts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two year contract offers made by the Longview Fibre in Seattle and the Rayonier in have been ap proved by two locals of the As sociation of Western Pulp and Paper Local 161 at Shelton voted 4711 to accept the Rayon ier The Seattle calling for a 49cent hourly wage increase and an estimated 11 cents in fringe was accepted by the local at another Longview Fibre at Long will announce re sults of a contract ratification vote The union local at Georgia Pacific in Santa has requested a bargaining meeting with The Longview and GP mills are the only two out of 45 on the west coast which have not yet ratified Costly job AP A building construction firm fur a crew and at a cost of remove by sandblasting the Class of 1969 Were Number from 69 feet up tht smokestack at Madison Easl High Earl of building maintenance for the school said he didnt know how the painters the but find the guys who did the painting and Ill hire Following that a White House spokesman said Nixon received unanimous sup port from Democratic and Re publican House leaders for his proposed 12month extension of the It said he was given an expression of confidence that it would be approved by the I think tha House will pass Boggs low income a Treasury would con sists of a special deduc tion allowed persons generally at or below the poverty Above this the allowance would scale down and drop Undersecretary of the ury Charles Walker said that in all about 13 million persons would benefit from The provision for low Income taxpayers would cost the Treas ury about million a year VC governmental shiff makes no change in folks PARIS AP The Viet Congs new provisional revolu government of South Vietnam replaced the National Liberation Front at the Paris peace talks today without objec tion from the United States or the Saigon The faces were the The changeover took place at the 21st fullscale meeting of the talks when the foreign minister of the newly established govern Nguyen Thi took her seat and formally noti fied the other parties of the transfer of After announcing the she made this statement To day at this session our delega tion solemnly declares its will to continue negotiations with the other parties of the South Vietnamese delegate Pham Dang Lam ignored the Lumber price falling rapidly as it gained By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Lumber prices in the Pacific Northwest and for purchas es from British Columbia have plummeted and apparently will continue to do industry spokesmen British Columbia say prices have dropped by as much as a third from the record levels reached in They forecast mill At dent Stan Rose of Exeter Lumber Sales have fallen by as much cent since He said lumber that was selling at up to a thousand board feet now is quoted at The Price Is dropping almost he Ellen sales manager for Rainier Manufac turing a in said the market prob ably will continue to lose ground until She and Rose also predicted some mill The plunge in prices was blamed on tight Industry spokesmen said the housing con struction market is down and lumber dealers are reducing in as a This has reduced they forcing lumber prices Some British Columbia Perts said some lumber whole salers are not buying lumber at all because of tight Rose warned of a possible summer of horror for lum He said he sees no bot torn to the price decline Gordon presi dent of the Council of Forest of British said the current market Is sc chaotic that some mills will be forced to curtail Shingle mills are operating at limited capacity now after a Rising prices in March and earlier led the International Woodworkers of America to seek an immediate interim pay in crease in British The industry The request stands but union officials are ex to meet Lumber prices have said Jack regional union but the cost of living is still switch completely in his pre pared but he circu lated a statement outside the meeting declaring his govern ments nonrecognition of the new He said the change would not alter the ture of the Ambassador Lawrence sitting for the United States in the absence of Henry Cabot preceded his main speech with a supplementary statement on the From the beginning of the Paris meeting on Walsh the United States has looked on these meetings as meetings between two We have recognized that each side may organize itself as it Wo continue to regard these meetings as As far as we are the spokesmen for your side have introduced changes in name We place no cance you choose to style Such changes in no way affect the conduct of our business at these Whatever you do for self serving propaganda does not change the reality of the cal and military situation In Nor does it change the basis upon which these negotiations at the Paris meetings should seek to achieve a peaceful settlement of the war in In this regard we will continue to present con proposals for peace in the same spirit which has guid ed us in the Walsh devoted a substantial part of his main statement to a review of the Viet summit meeting on Midway Island last He appealed to the other side to drop its efforts to destroy the Saigon government and to cease attacks on civilian If your side wants he that is not the way to get The delegate stressed that President Nixons eight point peace plan was not offered on a basis and that the United States insisted on no rigid diplomatic We are ready to he Your insistence that our side accept your way of looking at questions cannot lead to cal solutions to the problems we face We intend to continue to try to exchange views on each others proposals in the hope that we can find common We would like you to join us in a genuine take which is neces sary if negotiations are to be Walsh substituted for Lodge because that chief envoy has not returned to Paris from the Midway island CHEMICAL LEAK ABOARD SHIP ENDANGERED PORT Coast Guard Allowed Ship to Continue loading Leaking chemicals give CG control team few bad hours Chemical leakage aboard the Indian extremely dangerous to port kept a Coast Guard disaster team working through out the early morning it was The leakage was from some of the 44 barrels of FO Chl on the ships Douglas disaster control officer Herlihy reported that the ship and dock were cleared of work ers and that It was not until G before it was determined the ship was safe to stay in Herlihy said that calls were made to the chemical manufac turer in New Orleans and Coast Guard Washing and that with advice from Seattle Coast Guard Res cue Center made it possible to determine the chemicals na The chemical is said to be highly inflammable and Herlihy credited supervisor of ITT with important tech advice enabling the Coast Guard to act on the At one Herlihy the ship was to be towed from the harbor to avert possible dis but later was allowed lo remain at the Crown Zellerbach dock under a constant fire Don Nad Crown Zellerbach said the ship would be allowed to continue loading on authority of the Coast Guard investigating The is taking on short tons of newsprint for India and should be finished loading by Saturday a Crown Zellerbach spokesman Herlihy said the danger Is minimal The Port An geles Fire Department assisted the Coast Guard Port plans special meeting to open bids on area work projects The Port of Port Angeles commissioners called for a special meeting June 26 at 1 to open bids on a pier extension and partial dredging operation at Dungeness Project Engineer Hendricks reported The project cost has been estimated at The Pier extension will allow the Dv Oyster to build a 24 by 24 foot building for expanding the companys oy ster lie Also scheduled for the special June meeting will be tlon of engineering studies and cost of the proposed Port quar Hendricks If are a call for will be he in other business conducted Monday by the it was reported the Corps of En will inspect a layout and design for Dunge The recently Installed Hook boat hoist requires a six foot extension for use with larg er Hendricks Boat haven float construction has be gun and the Hook boat ramp 122 to graduate at PC commencement Rough ride One hundred twentytwo dents will receive degrees and certificates in the Peninsula College commencement cises to be held In the Too much AP Samuel Holmes has been keeping her lawn not that She received a water for They said they would send us a corrected she sula gym at 8 Speaker for the ceremony will be Don Rk manager of the and metallurgy The La Verne of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will present the invocation and Following the commencement will be a reception in the col lege student sponsored by Phi the college honor Both the commencement and the reception are open to tho when you were a youngster and played car It was slip behind the wheel and play with sound effects like At C two five year old sons of and Rod played car and released the emergency The car rolled down the al ley from 1120 10th bounced off a fence and wound up ut 1102 10th There were no but two ened youngsters may not play car again area requires he The commission agreed to a proposal by the Yacht Club ask Ing free moorage for participat ing boats In the first annual Yacht Club Sailboat Race July The commission approved a 05 cent an hour across the board Increase in pay for members of the Olympic Pen Insula independent Woodwork who had been asking a 75cent The Ports log operation ac were holding steady with last months Hendricks when it was reported of logs were being hauled A tank truck for spreading mill liqueur in controlling dust at the Airport Log Yard was purchased for Hendricks and a truck tractor for dock log work was bought for Approval was given for purchase of a tool van in the to Carpenter ants invading the new Airport Log Yard office were reported under er The addition approved a resolution al lowing Foss Tug and Launch to renew their harbor lease with the His words made Evans survivor discovers 5EE AMP SONMARK LOOK CLIPPINGS Gee is Till About June 20 Mark the Port Angeles youth aboard the USS Frank Evans cut in two last week by the Australian carrier Is home with his and Leon 828 Gee retold his story to the Evening News this morning for what must have seemed like the hundredth Gee was one of the crew singled out by Navy public pie and reporters for state It didnt really ing really happened I was asleep at the Gee am i didnt mean it to do what it What did It do I hear it went all Gee Gee was sleeping deep in the back portion of the ship when he was thrown to the Two tiers of bunks were above him at men and matt tresses were falling on top of The lights were out and we were trying to find our junk and get oyt of Gee He thought at first they had run That was all I could think Gee There were two hatches from which the men in that tlon of the ship could There were at least 100 men and possibly as many as 170 that had to go through those two Gee There was no Drills had helped prepare them for such an There was a Under drill Gee would go to his But I couldnt do The radio shack was sitting on top of the Melbourne flight It had been sheared from the Evans by the impact and thrown onto the Gee The collision occurred about Gee had been relieved at 1 and was to return at 6 Its fantastic how something like that could Gee said of the Both Gee and his mother ex pressed appreciation for the re sponse of Port Angeles Cards have come from as far away as Many of these They are Gee Gee said he has lost a lot of friends and a good I really liked She was a good She did everything a lot better than the the found and back on his der Louann Smith ing personalized mugs she had made for her women ers Crowd of berry ers waiting for bus at and Race this morning Don Herrman driving dump
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