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   The Times Recorder (Newspaper) - March 16, 1971, Zanesville, Ohio                        Today's Chuckle Ad in a small town newspaper: "For Sate: Old broken down cow, gives just enough milk for coffee every morning." The Recorder Your "Good Morning" Newspaper Today's Weather FORECAST Mostly cloudy and cooler today with a chance of showers. High In the 40s. (Details on Page 2-A) 108TH PAGES ZANESVILLE, OHIO, 43701 TUESDAY, MAKCU 16, 197J TEN CENTS Record Two-Year Spending Proposed Gov. Gov. John J. Gilligan presents a record bil- lion two j ear budget requiring an ad'JitiOnal burden of billion to the taxpayers of Ohio to Xelephoto) a joint session of the House and Senate. To fi- nance his program, Gilligan recommended en- actment ol Ohio's first personal income tax. By LEE LEONARD UPI Statehouse Reporter COLUMBUS (UPI) Gov. John J. Gilligan Monday night presented a record ?91 billion two-year budget requiring an additional burden of billion to the taxpayers of Ohio The governor offered his pio- posals for fiscal 1972-73 in a special budget tax message to the General Assembly. To finance his programs, Gil- ligan recommended enactment of Ohio's first personal income tax graduated from 1 to 8 per cent. He said it raise million in the first year if levied by July 1. The total budget offered by the governor represented an in- crease of ?21 billion over the continuation" budget prepared by the administration of former Gov James A Rhodes How- ever, inflated existing tax; re- ceipts and federal funds furnish an estimated million toward the spending hike. Under Gilligan's program, additional spending of mil- lion for the first year would go toward basic education, Medi- caid and welfare. The personal income tax, a corporate net income tax and closing' sales tax loopholes would provide billion in the first year, but the governor ac- companied this new revenue re- quest with a proposal for million worth of tax relief, in- cluding property tax rollbacks, real estate tax ci edits for the elderly and repeal of Ohio's taxes on corporation franchises and stocks and bonds ____ "This is the gieatest lax 10- form package ever produced in thib state and maybe in any Gilligan said The goveinor said he made heavy cuts in departmental le- quests in arriving at his final budget, slashing proposals would have doubled the state's spending. "If the budget presented to you tonight is approved as I submitted he said, Ohio will be neither a high- tax nor a big-spending state We will rank 30th among our sister states in the union both state revenues and in state ex- penditures below aveiage, but no longer at the bottom of the list "This budget is, then, not the end, but the beginning of our efforts not to spend oui selves Muskingum Speaker Dismayed Sympathy Expressed For Arabs A Biblical archeologist ex- pressed dismay at Muskmgum College Monday that so many Americans are about Vietnam and '-hawks" on behalf of Israel against the Arabs. Dr. John C. Trever, professor of religion at Baldwin College, expressed sympathy for the Arabs in the 3Iiddle East crisis and charged that the six day war of 1967 was the result of over reaction by the Israelis to comparato ely minor provocations by their Arab neighbors. was the result of an at- titude by the Israelis claiming 10 eyes for an eye and 10 teeth for a he declared. Dr. Trever was one of a series of speakers to participate in a month long World Vision Academy sponsored by Musfcmgum College in New Concord to focus attention on the troubled Middle East. He described this country's support of Israeli as "un- He disputed the claim that Israel is the only democratic country in the Middle East. "It's a police state." 'he claimed. ''Lebanon is far more democratic." Dr Trever said that "we're dealing with a racist state with democracy only for the If he were president of the II S. he said he'd tell the Israelis "Abide bv the United Nations resolution of 1967 or we will not supply arms or permit tax deductible contributions to Israel." The speaker, -who has par- ticipated in a number of ar- cheological projects in the Holy Land and figured in the original study of the Dead Sea scrolls, said he had attempted for years t o maintain a balanced viewpoint on the Arab Israeli question. He managed to do so, he said, until 1967 when the six day war left him "too deeply disturbed" to remain neutral. emotional response to that situation was more than my balance could take." he said. He declared that it was -stupid" of U. N. Secretary General U Thant to withdraw peace keeping forces so hastily at the demand of Egypt S President Nasser in 1967. That was the move which set the stage for the six day war. Dr. Trever described the Arabs as a peace loving people" who had turned to the Soviet Union for help only because the U. S. had turned its back on" them. "The Arabs do not want Russian he said. "They accepted help from Moscow because they weie desperate." Of the refugee situation, he refuted statements by Israeli spokesmen that most of the Arabs had left their homeland voluntarily. As one who was there at the time, in 1947 and 1948. he said the Arabs "were driven at gunpoint" from their homes. Next event of MusMngum's World Vision Academy will be a lecture and demonstration of authentic music of the Middle East at 3 p m. Sunday in Brown Chapel by Jihad Racy, a doc- toral candidate in ethno musicology at the University of Illinois Next-Monday at 10 a m also in Brown Chapel, Joe and Penny Aronson, creative folk artists, will present "A recent History of the Jewish People Through Folksong." Walkout Staged At Crooksville CROOKSVTDLE Some 250 employes of Hull Pottery Company in CrooksviUe were adled Monday due to a "wild- cat'' walkout by employes in the casting department. A plant official said the strike began shortly after 7 a.m. when the day shift reported for work. Last Friday, the plant's union employes approved a new- three-} ear contract with the company after agreement was reached-between plant officials and representatives of Local 134, International Brotherhood of Pottery and Allied Workers. The new contract was ap- proved on the second ballot with a vote of 79 to 72. The agreement had failed on the first ballot due to a tie vote of 77 to 77. Seven persons are employed 5n the casting department, five during the day shift and two at night Money was reported to be "the issue causing the work stoppage. The new agreement reportedly reached Fnday vviH allow employes 33 cents more on the hour over a three-year period, with workers lo receive 13 ccnls the first year, 10 cents Uie second year and 10 the third year. .Ally. James Graham, who represented the company in contract negolialions, said the company now ihas a contract the union and this mew problem must be resolved between Uhe union and 51s members. Union representatives lasl night said thai there have been 730 meetings scl up Ihus far lo resolve Ihe problem. Reds Attack South Viets Sumvan To Leave Television S4IGON and infantry in a North Vietnamese force of men attacked a South Vietnamese outpost in Laos Monday and stopped a drive on a huge supply dump astride the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The outpost stood fast with strong U.S Air support which knocked out seven tanks. A major battle appeared to be shaping up. Across the border, in South Vietnam's northwest corner, Communist gunners subjected the U. S. support base at Khe Sanh to its heaviest barrage since the Laos offensive began Feb. S, firing 150 mortars and rockets into American posi- tions. No US. casualties were reported but some South Vietnamese were hurt and a few American helicopters were damaged. The focus of action in Laos Mondav was Fire Support Base Lolo, an outpost nine miles east of the Ho Chi Minh Trail center of Sepone. Brig. Gen. Pham Van Phu, commander of South Vietnam's 1st Infantry Division, said Communist pressure on Lolo and other points had blocked his troops trying to reach a big North Vietnamese ammunition dump and a fuel pipeline. Phu said South Vietnamese defenders of Lolo fought a series of clashes with North Vietnamese forces throughout Monday in the area, including one to o-hour battle at the base perimeter before the Commu- nists were beaten back. Soviet- built T34 tanks fired S8mm guns at Lolo and U.S. Air Force pilots reported knocking out one column of seven Communist tanks in the fight. Three other tanks were reported destroyed Sunday. Phu said the entire 2nd Division of the Nortfl Vietnam- ese Army men at full strength was moving in units of between 500 and 3.000 troops into the Lolo area to protect the supply base. Classified 4-3 B Comae 7 B Crossword 7 A Dealhs 2 A Editorials A Hospital News 2 A Letters To Editor 3 A Ohio Report 7 A Sports Pages 2-5 B TR-ACTIOU S B Arms Talks Optimism Expressed KEY BISCAYNE, FJa. Nixon expressed optimism Monday about the progress of nuclear arms talks the Russians. He said for the first time a "realistic dialogue" had been established. "There are many problems to be solved and the answers will laot come easily, but with determination and perseverance we cam Ihe President said. His remarks accompanied a report to congress on Hhc activities of the U.S. arms control and disarmamentl agen- cy during Jibe past year. Us release coincided with resump- tion Monday of phase four ol Ihs raidear amis IMaUon lalks with Uhc Soviet Union in Vienna. "For IJie firs! Same a realistic dialogue is flaking place bc- Kibe SovicH Union and ourselves about Ihe manage- ment of our strategic refla- Nixon said, adding lhat he was encouraged m lihe hope thai a meaningful agreement could be reached. The President, in Florida for a long weekend, spent Sunday night at Grand Cay in iha Bahamas and relumed lo Key Biscayne shortly after noon Jo gel in a few more hours of sun before flying back to Washing- ton. _ Big Plane Funds Suorted WASHINGTON (UPI) House Appropriations Commit- tee Monday voted to raise total federal spending toward develo- opment of a supersonic trans- port (SST) jetliner to nearly billion. But opponents of the con- troversial plane vowed lo continue their fight to deny the SST any money at all when a test vote on the proposed mile-aji hour craft comes up Thursday for tihe first lime in Uic new Congress. The comiraWce approved spending million more on the SST between March 30 and the end of the fecal year, Jane 30.11 rejected. 25 lo 15. a move fey Rep. Sidney Yates B4R, lo delete alJ money for Ihe SST from a billion appropria- JL A lions bill for the Transportation Department. Despite the defeat in commit- tee, Yates said he would press his fight when the Transporta- tion Department appropriation comes lo a floor vote Thursday. "We picked up two more backers (on the committee) and I feel sure can win on the House Yates said. By March -39. the federal government will have provided ?S64 million toward develop- ment of the COfl-plus passenger plane. If the full House upholds the committee's Monday decision, and the Senate goes along, federal spending would reach million by ,Iune short of...... NEW YORK dian Joe E. Lewis once said that television's Ed Sullivan "will last as long as other people have talent." Sullivan has lasted 23 years and his variety show goes down as the longest running program in television history-. But he will not be back on the Columbia Broadcasting System network next fall, a network spokesman indicated Monday. Sullivan, who will be 70 next September, joins Jackie Gleason as a CBS discard in the new fall program lineup to be announced shortly. It no direct replacement for Sul- livan and CBS will use the time for a new series running 90 minutes or two hours. Sullivan's son-in-law, Robert Precht, said there has been of Sullivan doing spe- cials for CBS next season "but it's still very much up in She PrccM produces the Ed Sullivan Show. Sullivan Productions, Inc., has started work on a syndicated variety senes of five one-hour shows a week with a different host each week, Precht said. 31 was not known whether Sullivan will appear on the program. The Sullivan show made 31s debut -June as "'The Toasl of Ihe 11 had a budget and featured Marian and Lew as, who got each. Dies In Fire COLUMBUS Pruitt, 2, died When fire swept a second floor bedroom of a near northside home Monday. Damage was set at Troop Reduction SAIGON number of American servicemen m South Vietnam dropped by last week to a new total of 317.300, U.S. headquarters re- ported Monday. President Nixon's withdrawal prcgiam lias reduced the troop level from a high of in April of 1969. Plot Broken Up MEXICO CITY goverrment announced Monday it had broken up. a plot by North Korean-trained Mexican guerrillas to oveithrowr the eminent and establish a ommunist regime. German Robbed NEW YORK Josef Strauss, former West German defense and finance minister, was robbed of about "3240 in German and American money outside the Plaza Hotel Monday by three women who attempted to force him into a car. School Closes RICHMOND. Ind. Richmond High School, with the 14th largest enrollment m Indiana, dosed its doors indefinitely Monday because of continued racial demonstra- tions. Children Treated MONTERREY, Mexico (UPI) officials said Monday they treated 112 children over the weekend for dehydration caused when temperatures climbed above 100 degrees fahrenneH. A Red Cross spokesman said 20 children were hospitalized Monday, most of them under three years of age. Restrictions Lifted WASHINGTON (UPI) United Stales, seeking to resume ambassadorial talks with the Communist Chinese in Warsaw, announced Monday at K Mling restrictions on Ameri- can citizens who want to travel to Mainland China. Disaster Area KEY BISCAYXE. FJa. (UPI) an unprecedented action, President Nixon Monday de- clared Soullh Florida a "major disaster area because of frasl damage lo the winter vegetable crop and aMocalcd S2.5 "milliirai hdp unemployed migrant workers. Personal SS Questions Stopped WASHINGTON -H lihc government has asked you lately -whether you arc happy or have false ttcelli, you do not have lo answer. The Social Sccsanty Adminis- tration assured Congress Mon- day lhal questionnaires at has sent }_o thousands of new beneficiaries inquiring about Sheir personal lives could be IJhrown away. But flic agency said it reserved Ihe right to send "tolJow up" letters to Ihosc who do not reply the first time. Sen. Sain J. Enin Jr., D- N.C., charged lhal the adminis- Iralion was "harassing" recip- ient wih forms that demand lo know: "Do >ou have any artificial "Have you any teeth miss- "Do you or your spouse see or telephone your parenls as often as once a "Taking things all logelher, would jou say you're very happy, prclly happy, or not loo happy Ihcsc Ervin said 3he condition of a person's mouth or mind was none of Ihe government's business. Sccrelary Klliol B, Richard- son of Ihe Heallh, Education and Welfare Department and Social Security Administrator Robert M. Ball assured the Senate Constitutional Rights subcommnlcc the forms were s1 nelly voluntary. They prom- ised to notify recipients in the faliirc lhal there was no legal requirement fo HI them out Bui Ball said follow up may be senl lo Ihosc v.ho do not reply on Ihe chance lhal the first one was misplaced. Ervjn claimed lhal beneficiaries had received "'ha- rassing follow up inquiries by certified mail and telephone." weary, or tax ourselves dry- but to build a new life here in Ohio. "With tins budget, I believe, Ohio will turn to face the fu- ture rather than dream of the past" Por the Just year, Gilligan said million in new state resources would be required, in eluding- 3 million for elemen- tary and secondaiy education. million for Medicaid and welfare. ?34 million for higher ed- ucation. million for menial hy- giene and correction. million for pay in- ci eases and fringe benefits for state employes. million for other pro- grams. S million lo make up for wftal the governor said was an over estimation of revenue receipts by the Kliodes admin- istration. Gilligan said the personal in- come lax would provide million for Ihe first year, the corporate income tax mil- lion and closing sales tax loop- holes million. This, he said, would bo coupled with property tax roll- backs totaling 2 million for the ifirsl year, real eslale lax credits for the elderly totaling million, corporate property lax credils totaling million, and losses of million and million from repeal of the taxes on stocks and bonds and corporation franchises, re- speclively. Personal Income Tax Outlines Are Listed COLUMBUS (UPI) The fol- lowing outlines Gov John J. Gilligan's proposed graduated personal income lax, based on gross income as report- ed on the standard federal in- come tax return: Income Tax (percent) 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 or less and over According to Gilligan's pro- posal, a family of four which reports an adjusted gross in- come of would be taxed The family is entitled to a a edit for each exemption, however, which would subtract a total of Irom his tax bur- den i educing it to The f aroily also would receive a. reduction of its property tax if it owns a home that has been taxed at a rate of more than 25 mills. If, for instance, the family owned a house valued at (assessed at which has been taxed at 29 mills, it then would receive a reduction to place it in line the lower property tax rate. Subtracting the from the owed in taxes the family then would have added a total tax burden of under Gilli- gan's proposal, which would be 63 cents a week. Nutrition Questioned In All-Meat Dog Food WASHINGTON federal agencies have joined private veterinarians in ques- tioning nutrition claims for fortified, all-meat dog foods, it was learned Monday. In response to questions, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said they were checking whether scienti- fic knowledge backed up claims that exclusive feeding of such dog foods provides a "com- or "balanced" diet for pets. The dog foods in question ai e made of meat and meat byproducts, fortified with vita- mins and minerals. As a result of what some veterinary experts call "snob appeal." these products have grown in popularity. Until late last year, all-meat dog foods without added vita- mms and minerals were widely sold. Most firms added the nutrients following publication of scientific studies showing adverse effects from exclusive feeding of meat diets. According to an article in the Feb. 15 issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medi- cal Association the "all-meat syndrome" had be- come a familiar veterinarians' term for ailments associated with such a diet. A few unfortified meat dog foods are still sold. But it is mostly, if not exclusively, those with added vitamins and minerals which claim to provide a or diet. In separate interviews, two leading veteri- narians told UPI these claims arc questionable. One is Dr. Donald A. Price of Chicago, who edits JAVMA. Jury To Get Calley Case FT. EEXNING, Ga. fiery young Army prosecutor told a jury Monday there was "no thai LL William L. Calley Jr. slaughtered "unre- sisling and unarmed men, women, children and al My Lai and should be convicted of premeditated murder. The summation toy Capl. Aubrey M. Daniel 111 came -is the Armv began closing Hlws final chapter oj Galley's histor- ic court-martial. The six-officer Jury is expected to stsrt deliberating laic third anniversary of Jhc alleged My Lai guilt or innocence of Uie 27-year-old platoon leader, Daniel, 29, stood in front of the Jury box and talked mostly without noles in latang ihe jurors through a slen-by-step rccrial of the case agaansl Calley, accused of killing or directing his platoon to Kill 102 civilians at the Soulh Vietnam- ese hamlet Three of the Army's four specifacalions against Calley involved 70 civilians in a dalch and two individual killings. The other specification involved SO to -50 more villagers allegedly slain al the intersection of two major trails. Daniel recalled thai Paul Meadlo testified that Galley had ordered him "So lake care of these at the intersec- tion. Callcy left and_ Ihcn relumed lo find 3hc villagers jilill alive. Daniel said, and lie Ihcn ordered Meadlo lo "waste jincm1" and "even participated an Ihe shooting." 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