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Tucson Daily Citizen (Newspaper) - November 21, 1968, Tucson, Arizona PAGE 10 TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN Only 2 Per Cent Cut In State Tax Levy Resulted From Institute Told NOVEMBER 21, 1968 By DICK CASEY Citizen Political Writer CASA GRANDE new tax program resulted in only about a 2 per cent tion from the 1967 property tax Dr. Arlyn Larson said here he told the sixth mental Finance and Accounting was less than had been of Arizona State Uni- is a member of the re- assessment and reappraisal committee staff of the Arizona which initiated the He said the property tax levy in Arizona dropped from ly million in 1967 to million this based on what the projected levy would have been without the the tion is about 15 per cent he Larson said one of the poses of the new tax reform was to shift the tax emphasis away from the property tax to other forms of In view of the inflationary riod we are he expressed concern about holding the line on any increased property tax of the things the State Department of Property ations will have to do is find a method of keeping the present property valuations said easy to see that if sessed valuations remain fairly while costs go then the property tax wijl he Larson said some random comparisons from last year and this year showed fair de- gree of in the new A check of 18 elementary school districts in Maricopa County showed this to be he A check of homes in Maricopa County showed 83 per cent received property tax re- He said attempts were made to compare bills in Pima but lateness of tax bills being mailed to property owners made this Phoenix Mayors Scold Urge Code PHOENIX Mayors Milt Graham of Phoenix and James N. Jr. of son teamed up to scold ers for failure to take a leading part in supporting a housing code for Both were among city attending a meeting of the Maricopa County chapter of the American tute of Graham came out strongly for a county building code that would embrace housing During a question and answer Graham isn't a man in this room who's done his part in getting a housing code and I haven't done enough Phoenix voters have twice re- housing codes by wide praising Graham as the mayor in the said he couldn't under- stand why businessmen had failed to rally support for the is your ing you what to do for your said Corbett and Tucson City ager Roger O'Mara agreed that the problems of the cities are increasingly being met by direct federal wealthy people are moving out of the said He said this means that urban dwellers would bear too great a part of the burden if cities used bonding money alone to meet pressing Federal tax money is col- from he and its use in cities is more Corbett said there is no longer it's city and federal ment pipeline is there and we're tapping he in the The federal people feel there's a cuum at the state level and they bypass Despite any Cor- bett are too many people in Washington who feel that the federal government is the most efficient tax collector there is and they're not going to give this O'Mara also said that in times of inflation the tax rate of Tucson and Phoenix doesn't keep up with city got to search for other revenues or raise the tax O'Mara find some way to the dollars in to meet the expanding Czech Students Quietly End Sit-In At Prague University PRAGUE Carrying blankets and empty milk of students in Charles University today peacefully ended their four-day sit-in The students agreed to cease their movement against backs in de- program after being told the cabinet met this morning to consider their Students in the philosophy de- nerve center of the nationwide strike filed out of the building in. groups of 20 to prevent any possibility of incidents on the No police were in The students quietly left on foot or on trams to their homes and dormitories after living in the university buildings since day Students said at Nitra and Kosice universities would continue until The nation's leadership issued a solemn warning Wednesday night that if the protests continued faced The students and in some case factory workers have been testing steady cutbacks in Com- munist reforms the Soviets have forced on the Czechoslovak re- gime headed by Communist Party First Secretary der Dubcek by the Aug. 21 saw Pact The nation's leaders issued a proclamation ing continued protests could re- sult in con- The proclamation was issued after workers in eral factories blew whistles and staged 10-minute to show sympathy with the The cabinet of the government was meeting today to proposals of the democratic movement of students and take a stand on The proclamation asked an end to the protests was signed by officials of the Communist the and trade It asked the parents and youth stop in time the danger that threatens if actions are not warded Apparently referring tov sible new Soviet the proclamation said such tests lead only to seen the consequences of which would be are only two either to develop the tive aspects of post January meaning reforms not objected to by the Soviets end up in an impasse where the creative forces of the people would be paralyzed and there would be a social DORM RULES NO. 2 ISSUE War Cause Of Campus Unrest N.J. demonstrations averaged about their respective The Vietnam War was the jor cause of organized tests by college students during the past academic ing to a survey of 800 The released here by the Educational Testing showed that dormitory civil rights and student participation in college ment in that the next most frequently protested The report said organized groups demonstrating against most issues rarely made up more than 10 per cent of a col- lege student It cited as an example protests against U.S. policy in saying the Sextuplets Die Shortly After Birth Venezuela A 25-year-old peasant woman gave birth to sextuplets in an Andes Mountains village esday but all the four girls and two died shortly The was Luisa Con- of village of the Ultimas Noticias The babies ranged in weight from two pounds to two and a half 5 per cent of student The findings were based in a questionnaire survey of deans of students in 860 accredited year colleges and Each dean was asked to note the extent of organized student test over 27 social and political issues during the 1967-68 academic Campus Turmoil Calif. Turmoil on college campuses day is inevitable istic of a rapidly changing Whale Happy In New Home KIRBY land the killer whale flown to England from America's Pacific settled down in a Yorkshire 200 today and ate from the hands of his The 11-foot whale arrived in London from in a freight plane Wednesday and made the 250-mile road journey to Flamingo Park Zoo with a lice The whale's tank was iced during the At Flamingo Park Cuddles was put into an oval tank 80 feet by 40 swam about at enormous speed and then played with three keepers quite even feeding out of their said a spokesman for the says the president of the California Institute of educational system not in Dr. Lee A. Dubridge said in his annual re- port to the school's be one that is surely The success not failure have brought on Dubridge ad- ding that its our educational system gives more and better opportunities to young people than any other in existence or in the history of Hearing Set On Bid To Up Rail Rates PHOENIX A hearing will be held Dec. 9 by the State Corporation Commission on a proposal by the railroads to increase intrastate freight The date of the hearing was set Wednesday when the ern Topeka Santa Apache and Magma railways presented an cation to increase their The hearing was expected to continue through Dec. 10. Bad Check Gang Back In Phoenix PHOENIX A count check originally headed by a man sentenced to prison last apparently is back in police saic appears they're using some of the same passers whc worked for Kermit said detective Sgt. James reputed head of a gang which bilked Arizona merchants cut of a was to prison for transporting counterfeiting machinery across state Weed said some of the persons who had worked for Burton apparently were passing Bank of America The bogus checks are not sharply especially in the Weed One of the phony checks turned up Wednesday when cers arrested Cecil Howard Ro- 25, when he gedly attempted to cash one at an eastside He was charged with two counts of Iraq Cuts Miniskirt Fad Short Iraq Iraqi girls have slopped wearing after a government threat of Interior Minister Salih mash warned in October against dresses like the miniskirt because they are against cy and Islam teachings and en- courage He told policemen to arrest any girl wearing after Dec. 1 and said skirts must be least one inch below the Thousands of girls working for the government have given up their miniskirts before the ban becomes A newspaper poll of Baghdad University girls disclosed that they approved of the They said miniskirts conflict with cal customs and traditions but they objected to police inter- Protest Wis. Ten protestors left the quette University Placement Center red faced Wednesday ter a short The students had come to protest Dow ical Co. interviews which had been canceled more than a month Burglar Swings Ax Across Federal And State Laws A few strokes of a burglar's ax or similar tool broke federal and state laws last night in the break-in of a variety store and branch post Total loss was about The burglaries were reported about 8 a.m. today to city who notified federal A hole was chopped in the roof of Jack's Variety Store at 3644 E. Ft. 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