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   Daily Globe (Newspaper) - July 8, 1978, Ironwood, Michigan                                TEMPERATURE: 24 hr. period to 10 a.m. 71; 50 Previous 24 hr. period 76; 63. Year Ago; High79; Low 59. Rain .fi in. Season's rain 10.41 in. Rain year ago 13.81 in. 59th YEAR, NUMBER 188 IRONWQOD DAILY GLOBE PRESS LEASED WIRE NEWS SERVICK IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, JULY FOURTEEN PAGES ONE SECTION FORECASTS Tonight, mostly clear. Low in the lower 50s. Sunday, mostly sunny. High in the lower 70s. SINGLE COPY. 20 CENTS Rare Two-Faced Bill C. D. Pate, Dallas, Texas, shows one of his rare two-faced bills. One side displays markings while the other side shows markings. Pate received them as change from a Houston supermarket. About 160 of the bills were distributed in the Houston area by the Federal Reserve Bank and 120 have been recovered and returned to the Treasury Department. Value of the bills has been estimated at between and each. (AP Laserphoto) LEA A Reform to Be Announced WASHINGTON (AP) President Carter is about to announce his plan to reorganize the problem- riddled Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, an agency established during Ihe Nixon administration to help local communities combat crime. But some congressional critics who have seen drafts of the plan are calling Carter's proposal "more of a rehash than a reform." In his 1976campaign, Carter accused LEAA of wasting millions of taxpayers' dollars "while making almost no contribution to reducing crime." Now wilh Ihe help of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D- Mass., who will be chairman of Ihe Senale Judiciary Committee nexl year, replacing the retiring Sen. James 0. Eastland, D-Miss., the president has put together a proposed reorganization of LEAA that will stress ear- marking of funds for big cities with high crime rales. The four-year aulhorizalion bill would call for a spending ceiling of million annually for LEAA and ils programs. The agency's currenl aulhorization is about the same, but its actual ap- propriation is only S641 million annually. Details of Carter's reor- ganization plan are to be made public on Monday at a While House ceremony to which key congressional backers of the plan have been invited. Among them are Kennedy and Rep. Peter W. Rodino, D-N.J., chairman of the House Judiciary Commitlee. The LEAA's war on crime was conceived during Ihe Johnson adminislration but actually came into existence under President Richard M. Nixon in 1969. Since then the LEAA, an agency of the Justice Department, has spent more lhan billion. The LEAA has been sharply criticized for providing federal money for localities and states to buy such police hardware as souped-up squad cars, bulletproof vests, helicopters and guns. Carter's plan would try to reduce questionable uses of LEAA funds by banning, in most cases, grants for police conslruclion projects or salary increases. It would try to cut LEAA paperwork by 75 percent, primarily by reducing the number of planning documents and grant ap- plications required of fund recipients. And there would be added encouragement for community participation in LEAA programs. The bill would provide larger grants for certain stales, based on a formula lhal would include population, crime rates, local spending on criminal justice and local tax contribulions. Most of the states eligible for more money under Carter's plan would be in the eastern half of the nation. "The problem with the bill is thai it is very said one congressional aide who asked not to be identified. "For instance, the bill calls for 'improvements' in LEAA but doesn't define an im- he said. The aide also complained thai proposed restrictions against funds being used for police hardware or salaries are so cloudy that Ihey could easily be circumvenled. Nazis to Rally In Park Sunday CHICAGO (AP) Its legal bailies won, a group of American Nazis shifts 'its at- tention to a Sunday rally in Marquette Park, in the midst of a white, working-class neighborhood that has been the scene of racial clashes. A UX.S. Supreme Court justice refused an appeal Friday by the Chicago Park District to keep the Nazis from demonstrating in the park. The action upheld earlier rulings by a U.S. District Court judge and federal ap- pellate panel. Both refused to delay a Nazi rally while the park district appealed its overturned requirement for a insurance bond. After Justice William J. Brennan Jr.'s ruling Friday, the park districl issued a permit allowing Collin and his followers to rally in the park between l p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Nearly all opposition to the rally has come from outside Marquelte Park, as the neighborhood also is known. Feelings .against blacks run high in the area, which oflen has been Ihe scene of con- frontations between whites and blacks from the neigh-- boring ghetto trying to use the park. One resident called Marquette Park "the last decent place on the South Side for whites to go." Another, Anthony Matic, a retired athletic director who plays chess daily in the half- square-mile- park where the Nazis will rally said, "I'll be glad if they can block the blacks from here.'' Matic said he "got chased out" of his South Side home by blacks. "But I don't like the Nazis. They picked a lousy name. Many people around here fought against Nazis in the war." The conflict has swept up the younger residents, too. "I know about Hitler and I know about said Wally. a 12-year-old recruit of Frank Collin, leader of the National Socialist Party of America. He distributed "While Power" handbills Fridav WASHINGTON (AP) The White House isn't smiling on President Carter's smiling face gracing a magazine advertisement for an air freight company. Emery Air Freight used Carter's picture in ads in three magazines, topped by a, headline and text publicizing' the White House's use of the Wilton, Conn., firm to ship packages. The White House says the use of Carter's pic- ture was unauthorized. in Ad Unauthorized Claudia Townsend, an assistant While House press secretary, said Emery's advertising agency had asked permission to use the picture and the request was turned down. Richard W. Wiebe, Emery's advertising manager, and Jerry Delia Femina, board chairman of Delia Femina, Travisano Co., the New York firm responsible for Emery's advertising, both said they were unaware that such permission had been sought and denied. "If the White House had told us 'no' ahead of time, that would have been Wiebe said in a telephone interview. "It seemed like a perfectly harmless said Delia Femina. The advertisement ap- peared in U.S. News World Report, Broadcasting Magazine and Traffic World, a publication featuring news of the transportation industry. Previous Emery 'ad- vertisements featured pic- lures of Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger, when Nixon was president One a w a r d w inning ad- vertisement, using the globe- trotting former secretary of slate's picture, said: "We go lo more places than Henry Kissinger." The advertisement using Carter's picture claims that when Carter has a package to ship, 'he uses the Emery "air force' -rather than the U.S. Air Force. Whif' the hit e House has used Emery on six or seven occasions so tar (his fiscal year, which ends She was unable to give details about the packages shipped via Emery, or why a urivate carrier was used. Jobless Rate Beats Goal WASHINGTON (AP) The surprising drop in the nation's unemployment rale to 5.7 percent in June, Ihe lowest in nearly four years, could give President Carter the breathing space he needs to combat inflation. The drop from a G.I percent jobless rate in May brought the jobless rate below Carter's goal for this year, and almost down to the 5.6 percent target he had previously set for 1979. This should allow Carter to turn more of his attention to fighting inflation which has been steadily worsening wilhoul a lol of criticism aboul nol paying enough allenlion to the unemployment rate. The administration's satisfaction over unexpected gains in reducing unem- ployment, which was 8 per- cent of the labor force when Carter took office last year, has been partially offset by dismay over an equally unexpected worsening of price increases. The Labor Department reported on Friday that wholesale prices rose in June by 0.7 percent, with food continuing ils alarming up- ward Irend by climbing 1.1 percent The increases at the -wholesale level probably foreshadow another big jump in consumer which have risen at an annual rate of 10.2 percent during the first five months of this year. The administration already has issued a gloomy revision of its inflation forecast for this year and next. It says consumer prices will increase 7.2 percent Ihis year and 6.5 percenl in 1979. Both are higher lhan previously eslimaled. One well-placed govern- ment economisl was skeptical lhal inflation could be kepi even to 7.2 percenl, because he said il would mean culling Ihe five-monlh inflation rale of more than 10 percent to just aboul 5 percenl during Ihe resl of Ihe year. The adminislration acknowledged in its mid-year economic report on Thursday that il already has Iried to slow Ihe economy lo help ease inflationary pressures, and that if inflation continues to worsen, it may brake the economy even more. Delia Femina said they were official While .House parcels and not personal effects of the presidential family. "Normally publications will not accept advertisements using the president or Mrs. Carter without written per- mission, and the White House doesn't grant said. "The White House does not endorse products or par- ticipate in commercial ad- she said. U.S.: Soviets' Trials Could pact on R Reds Place Leading Dissidents on Trial MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union, by placing two leading Jewish dissidents on trial next week, is making a "ham-handed" move that could hurl delenle with the United States on the eve of renewed SALT talks, Western diplomatic sources here said. The Kremlin announced Friday that programmer Anatoly Shcharansky, accused of spying for the CIA, is to be tried for high treason Monday in Moscow. On the same day, Alexander Ginzburg stands trial al Kaluga, 100 miles away, on charges of "anli- Soviet -agitalion and propaganda." In Washington, the Slate -Department issued a stale'rrient cleared 'by President Carter warning thai the fate of the two men will have an impact on the "constructive development" of Sovict-U.S. relations, chilled in recent weeks by issues ranging from Russian involvement in Africa to alleged Soviet spying in the United Slates. Secretary of Stale Cyrus Vance meets Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in Geneva, Switzerland, for new strategic arms limitalion talks on Wednesday, and the Western sources here deplored the liming of the trials at what they called a critical stage of negotialions. The sources also predicled the postponemenl of a proposed U.S.-Soviet scienlific cooperation agreemenl, due lo have been signed when Carlers scienlific adviser Frank Press visils Moscow nexl week. The 30-year-old Shcha- ransky can be sentenced to death if convicted of treason by espionage. A leader of the Soviet Jewish emigration movement, he repeatedly has been denied permission lo emigrate to Israel himself. Ginzburg, a central activist in the human rights Helsinki Group, has been held incommunicado for 15 months and faces up to 10 years in a labor camp if convicted. Shcharansky also has been held incommunicado since his arrest in April 1977 after Ihe government newspaper Izveslia accused him of in- volvement in a spy ring of American diplomals and journalisls controlled by Ihe Central Intelligence Agency. The U.S. Embassy laler denounced the article as "a classic piece of disin- formation.'' The American government urged Moscow to call off the trial while Carler declared he was "completely convinced" Shcharansky had never been linked lo Ihe CIA. In Tel Aviv, Israeli- Prime Minisler Menachem Begin, expressing "greal shock" al Ihe upcoming Irial, said Friday that Shcharansky's one crime "was Ihe desire lo_ emigrale lo Israel." He ap- pealed lo "all free nations" to press for Ihe dissidenl's release. Many international human righls and Jewish or- ganizalions have laken up Shcharansky's case, claiming he is being persecuted for campaigning to allow Jews to leave the Soviet Union. His trial, whose dale was disclosed in a Tass news agency advisory to foreign correspondents, was slated for the Peoples' Courl of Moscow's Prolelarsky Dis- Iricl. Three judges decide People's Courl trials. Defend- ants usually are forbidden lo call defense witnesses. _. Ride'Em Cowboy This monkey gives the face of a frustrated cowboy after his steed, in this case a dog, has decided to take a rest The monkey and dog are part of a rodeo clown act appearing at the Calgary Stampede in Canada this past week. (AP Laserphoto) Sadat, Austrian Leader Meet VIENNA. Auslria CAP) Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, on a week-long visit to Austria, met with Chancellor Bruno Kreisky loday to discuss the new Egyptian plan for ending the Arab-Israeli conflict Sadat meets Israeli opposition leader Shimon Peres on Sunday. The Egyptian leader and Kreisky made no comment lo reporters as they posed briefly for photographs and then began their conference. Kreisky was scheduled to meet separately with Peres laler. Former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt arrived in Vienna loday and also is lo meet wilh Sadat. Peres and Kreisky. The Sadat visil (o Vienna coincides wilh a meeting of the Socialist International, an organization of Western political parties of which Brandl is president. Kreisky has said he wants Socialisl parties to become more in- volved in the search for peace in the Middle East Peres, leader of the socialist Labor Party, arrived here Friday and said his Sunday meeting with Sadat would be a Sadat told reporters on arrival, "I am always op- timistic" for Middle Easl peace prospects. Pertini Elected Socialist Sandro Pertini, second from left, shakes hands with a housewife who mel him while he was walking from his home to the Parliament in Rome to allend the I6th session lo elect a new Italian president Pertini, an 81-year-old resistance hero was subsequently elected as Italy's seventh president, ending a nine-day stalemate in the Parliament (AP Laserphoto) Pertini Elected Italy's President ROME (AP) Sandro Perlini, a 81-year-old Socialist who battled wartime Fascism, was elected Italy's seventh Preside-ill loday, ending a nine-day stalemate. The electoral college of senators, deputies and regional representatives elected Perlini lo Ihe largely ceremonial office on ils IGlh ballol. Cheers rang out as the count passed the simple majority of 506 needed to elect. Pertini will replace' Giovanni Leone, who resigned in June, six months before his seven-year term was to end, denying press reports linking him to Ihe Lockheed bribery scandal and tax irregularities but saying he could fight the allegations belter oul of off ice. Perlini's election was practically assured Friday night when an array of parties from the ruling Christian Democrats to the Communists asked their electors lo back Pertini as a unity candidate. Throughout Ihe nine days, ail major parties seemed determined not to push any candidate so hard that a scrap would result and the minority government of Premier Giulio Andreolli, further splitting this country torn by urban terrorism. Perlini will lake Ihe office thai many had expecled would go to former Premier Aldo Morn, Ihe Christian Democrat Party president kidnapped in March and killed by the leftisl Reel Brigades lerrorisls. Uganda Beer Prices Bloated NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) A bollle of beer costs as much as these days in Uganda, according to a radio report. The broadcast by Uganda Radio, monilored here loday, dcall with President Idi Amin's message to his central econo- mic commitlec lhal Ugandans musl lighten Iheir belts, work hard and nol waste money on luxuries. Amin noted prices of luxury commodities had been in- creased to bring in revenue lo pay for governmenl services, Ihe radio said. II added that he criticized traders and bus- inessmen who sold such goods for more lhan Ihe conlrolled prices. The report said Ihe controlled price of beer was about a bottle bul some traders were selling brew for half again that price. Uneasy Beirut Truce Cracking BEIRUT, Lebanon (API Right-wing Christian militias and Syrian forces accused each other today of putting cracks in the uneasy Iwo-day Iruce lhal followed Ihe massive Syrian shelling of Beirul's Christian seclor. Sporadic aulomalic rifle fire echoed Ihrough the streets of this war-lorn capilal al daybreak and Ihe Christian radio sla lion Voice of Lebanon said a Christian woman was killed by Syrian snipers. The radio said a young girl was wounded. The command of Ihe Syrian- dominaled Arab peacekeeping, army, Voughl in lo end Ihe Lebanese civil war belween Christians and a leftist Moslem-Palestinian alliance in 1976, said the Syrians were withholding fire "despite several provocations." The command accused militiamen of allacking peacekeeping checkpoinls with armor-piercing rockels, wounding four Syrian soldiers. The fighting lhal broke oul a week ago Ihe mosl violent since the civil war lefl 184 Christians dead and leveled many buildings in Chrislian east Beirut The Syrians, who issued no counl of their casualties, said they were cracking down against a Chrislian campaign to build up their militias in order to dominate war- ravaged Lebanon. The outgunned militiamen answered the Syrian pounding with rockets and rifle fire until the Syrian guiis fell silent. Human Rights, Detente Linked? An News Analysis ByKOIJEHTB.'cULLEN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON The Carter administration's quick and firm admonition to the Soviet Union about the treason trial of dissident Anatoly Shcharansky raises anew the question of a linkage between human rights and detente. A year ago, it was Moscow which warned that detente would be damaged by the human rights offensive launched by the new ad- ministration in Washington. And it was the ad- ministration which said its human rights offensive should have no bearing on other aspects of .detente, such as the strategic arms "limitation talks. Now it is the Kremlin which roils the human rights waters again, announcing on Friday thill the trials of Shcharansky and Alexander Ginzburg will begin next week. And it is Washington which responds with stern statements. "In our view, the fate of Mr. Shcharansky and Mr. Ginz- burg will" be an important indicator of the attitude of the Soviet government, both with regard to observing its commitments under the Helsinki Final Act and to promoting a healthy atmosphere for the con- structive development of Soviet-U.S. Slate Department spokesman Hodding Carter said in a statement that he said was personally approved by President Carter. Hodding Carter refused to speculate on the ways in which U.S. displeasure might be expressed if, as expected, the Soviet courts find Shcharansky and Ginzburg guilty. Other officials, speaking privately, indicated that the administration was still trying to determine what its response will be. Late Friday, an of- ficial of the Environmental Protection Barbara Blum, announced that she was canceling a planned visit to consult with Soviet en- vironmental officials. Beyond such symbolic cancellations lie other options. One Soviet expert on the White House National Security Council staff. Samuel Hun- linglon, has suggested that economic sanctions might be applied. Under such a plan, the administration would withhold approval for export of advanced U.S. technology, grain and other items sought by Moscow. Thus fnr, the president has indicated no interest in such a plan. Al the Slate Depart- ment, officials who tend to favor pursuing detente despite Soviet provocations said they did not expect to make such a recommendation lo Carter. Wisconsin Payroll Up Since '71 MADISON. Wis. (AP) Wisconsin's full-time state payroll reached .Julyl., almost more stale employees than were on the. payroll seven years ago, a state senator said Friday. Sen. Everett Bid well, R- Porlage. said the state added 127 employees last month, according to a report by the Wisconsin Employee Trust Fund. In January 1971, there were full-time state cmployees.htVj.aid.   

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