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   Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 26, 1974, Chester, Pennsylvania                              991h 70 HOME DELIVERY 75 CENTS MOTOR ROUTE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1974 PRICE: FIFTEEN CENTS on WASHINGTON P.resident "Ford'is preparing a Briefing for corigressiohjj! leaders on the proposed nuclear'; weapons .agreement reached with Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev. .'Details .of the tentative agreement were not released publicly prior to Ford's meeting 'today .with 'the leaders. "The President will give -them numbers but it will be on- a a 'While House spokesman said. -The New .York Times reported today that the United Slates -arid the Soviet Union agreed to.limit.their .offensive nuclear arsenals'to fewer than longrange-missiles and bombers! The two countries." also agreed tb'limit the number of .missiles carrying multiple warheads; the report said.' addition, the United States probably would not have- to make any substantial ..cuts in- .of. its .current" nuclear, under the proposed .agreement, but 'the Soviet.Union would, according to the.Times report. from, a'week-long overseas trip that included :a' meeting-, Vladivostok with Brezh'nevy'-Ford and :his aides' expressed optirriism over the., and Pentagon sources showed some skepticism they, awaited more.'-specifics .ori the which Secretary of Siate Henry A. Kissin'ger called a'tv-jbreakthrougti. in strategic limitation- IFoi-d's. briefing with. :and Republican of. the.: and. members from' both 'parties on the congressional Foreign Affairs; Services and Appropriations But'it did not include the prime administration critic'on nuclear weapons policvvSen. Henry M. Jackson, D-Wash. Jackson has.been demanding, th'at.any SALT'agreement with Soviets provide balance in both the numbers and force of missiles. '.Appearing on the "CBS Mprning News" today, Jackson safd.the agreement apparently would allow both countries'. to increase their missile strength. Jackson said the.two countries should agree to cut their missile strength instead. "I .would" like to see the number (of missiles) reduced to 1.700" for', each country. Jackson said. "Both sides have rnor'e-than they need." Noting'. that the agreement between Ford and the Russians was .oral, 'Jackson said "it would have been wiser" to get the entire agreement in writing. ..rlt is important in negotiating with the.Russians to get H'all in he added. for Elwyn HARRISBURG The Penn: Central Railroad has asked the Public Utility Commission. CRUC) to approve a regular one-way fare increase commuter train between Philadeiphia and the Ehvyn station in Middletown. effective Dec. 9. .The fare.would.go from SI.10' to Si.25 and would put Elwyn in mileage spokesman said. Commuters should have been paying in line with its tariff calling for that charge for ri'des'between 15.1 and 19 miles, .according to the request. The Philadeiphia-Elwyn trip is 15.1 miles, the railroad said. A restricted-use, one-way bargain fare also would go up from 85 cents to 90 cents. Other proposed increases on the .run include: 10-trip, two- rnphtn tickets, from to monthly ticket, from to and monthly school ticket, from Except for a IQ-cent Increase on rides between Elwyn and the Swarthmore and Wallingford stations, all fares to and from other points would he increased 15. cenjs. A study of the proposed revision was started bythePUC. ,000 for one month jolts school board CHESTER The 'Chester Upland'School Board received electric and is .-urging teachers and. employes to' turn off lights in empty rooms.' "School Director Edward J. Gill' said lighting' -the -new Chester High School building "is costing a small fortune." According to Gill, the district is: pay ing about per month for electrical, ser- vice. He said :Buiidings. Supt. 'V V IS Anthony- J. Ricci informed him the electric cost for October was articles on Page 3 -Gill said someone f 'has to get the message" across" to professional and ribn- about "the cost of 'electricity .-iHe said the district will' have- to pay in the next year for electricity. "If we can save only.'10 per cent of it be worths couple of reading .teachers, said. -The'-payment of to Philadelphia Electric Co.'-in- cludes both ;_electric. .and gas service. Gill said he has been checking into electric use in the district and has about one out of every five 'employes turn off lights m empty rooms. Schools J. Vaul said. he: instructed his staff to advise teachers .and employes of the expense. Employes have been instructed to turn off lights when they'leave rooms. GUI' said he visited three school-buildings Monday and saw many rooms with lights on while students were at .lunch. He estimated that lights'were ori in 50 rooms at the three buildings. Ricci said he; has .ordered electric switch .plates that will help remind employes of the need for conservation. The plates will bear the inscription: "Please turn off light when room is empty." In another matter, Mrs. Ellen district guidance supervisor, informed the. board that state-mandated quality education assessment tests that were given students in the 5th, 8th and nth grades last February will be released soon for the benefit of parents. In other business, the school board: Announced that students who live on Avon Road and Parkway Avenue will be provided school bus transportation to Chester. High School. The distance was measured and was found to be eligible for bus transportation according to state minimum distance. Authorized the Temple University. Educational Service Bureau to conduct a student population trend survey for shows plan of land fie ''v J k- will be _ By DOROTHEA RE YNOLDS Daily Times Correspondent 'ASTON It's as hard to find fifarry in his 'office to his name. He just arrived home from he is going soon on a.-21-day tour of. Europe and Israel. In the few days in between, he found time "to review papers which will lease eight acres adjacent to his Olympic'Tool Co. at Bridgewater Road and Park Lane, to the township for recreation. "1 .heard .a'cemenV ,ixing company wanted to buy .the arf -next to he said. "1 couldn't stand thinking' of all these beautiful trees coverecl ..with cement dust. They would surely die.-Aiid what an awful greeting that would be fof people entering the township. So I bought the property! By leasing it to the town- ship. I know it will.always be green and a lovely-place for the kids to play." Sotiropoulos arrived in this country "from Greece, 20 years ago, when he was 24. 'He had an engineering degree but didn't speak a word'of. English and had the pricely sum of 25 cents in his pocket'. "l.went to work sweeping floors.in a machine he said. VAnd I began a little shop in my basement, where I-made little screws and little parts." From that has grown the million- of dollar, seven-company iwhich.Olympic Tool is the flagship. "We built the first hand- computer 'in ..the world, as well as the first electronic machine for, taking your own blood pressure, "Sotiropoulos said. "We supply aircraft products and equipment for Boeing and Westinghpuse. We have dozens) of patents: It is a great joy for me'to'travel all pverl the to exchange engineering ideas with other.ficms." The Sotiropoulos family, residents of Upper Providence, includes wife, Mary. and children, Georgia, '16; Nick, 12 and Irene. 6. "Don't" forget my mother-in-law. Mrs. lrene_Papamikos. We first moved .in with her, and then she. with us. It's. only a temporary arrangement, but it has lasted 20 he joked. Commissioner Ste'pheri Schei vert said ,the township is delighted with the .gift, which is worth an estimated "We are very proud that someone who doesn't even live here feels so strongly about our township that he would come forward to offer this to Scheivert1 said.' "We intend to seek help from' the county recreation board on how to use it to the best advantage. It is an ideal situation for trails, little fishing spots and a picnic grove. We are most grateful." means National, state and county offices will be closed on Thursday to mark the day set aside to remember the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving. However, county of- fices will be open only with skeleton crews on Friday an-1 Monday to permit all of their, employes to have two holidays. -Chester Municipal Building will be closed Thur- s.day and Friday. A number of businesses ari'd in- dustries in the area, such as Westinghpuse Electric Corp. and Scott Paper. Co. will the two-day holiday, Public and private'schools also'will'.be closed for two days, giving students a four-day holiday. Banks-and state liquor.stores closed only on Thursday. Many churches throughout the county have scheduled Thanksgiving Day Services. The Delaware County Daily Times will publish Thursday; r Inside your Doily Times Amusements 15 Bridge 22 Classified Ads 17-21 Comics Community Clock 17 Correspondents' List 23 Crossword P.uzzle 23 Death Notices 4 6 Ifi 22 22 4 8-10. 13-15 22 Clear and cold tonight; low 25. Partly sunny and not as cold Wednesday; high.43. Details on Page.12. E- Chester, Pi. '11016, Want 4-aa. All TR 4-1M1. Home per Editorials Financial News Horoscope Junior Editors Obituaries. Outlook Section Sports Television APWIREPHOTO KISS TO KEEP baby Uganda giraffe plants an unforgettable kiss Monday on April Mehner at the San Diego Wild Animal Park in. San Pasqual, Calif. The giraffe, a 130-pound female named Kawa'di Mtolo or "Gift Child" in Sawhili, was born Nov. 15. Tanaka resigns Japanese post over f i nan TOKYO (AP) Hailed two years ago as Japan's man of the future, Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka says he is resigning in shame and embarrassment over "misunderstandings" about the sources of his private fortune. The 56-year-old maverick of Japanese politics announced today .that he would remain as prime minister until the. ruling Liberal Democratic party can find a successor, This'xould take two weeks.: The leading contenders are- former Finance Minister Takeo Fukuda, 69, Tanaka's chief political foe, '-and Finance Minister Masayoshi Ohira, 64; a powerful Tanaka supporter. The resignation plunged (he conservative, government party into turmoil. The Fukuda.group insisted that-a new party president and prime minister be chosen through con- sultation among party leaders. The Ohira faction was holding out for a full-scale party vote. Fukuda has the backing of former Prime Minister Eisaku Sato and former Deputy Prime Minister Takeo Miki, but this is regarded as insufficient. He is seeking a consensus because he feels :ne cannot defeat the combined Tahaka-Ohira forces, in a straight vote among the dozen or so factions party. A combination of. fac- tions led by Tanaka. Ohira and Yasuhiro Nakasone Tanaka's minister of international trade KAKUKITANAKA an.d industry defeated Fukuda in 1972. If the deadlock continues up to Dec. 10, a party convention is expected to be called. Nicknamed the "com- puterized bulldozer" because of his energy and skill with finances, Tanaka began his stewardship of.the nation in July .1972 by spcarhe.-iding a successful -campaign; to recognize mainland China. He ended it after another spec- tacular, the Nov. 18-22 visit of President Ford, the first American chief executive ever to come to Japan. .In between, inflation, soaring living costs? international monetary" problem's .and suggestions by the respected Bungei Sninju magazine that he had' used his office for private gain brought him down. Tanaka looked like a beaten man wheiV he 'handed; his resignation as'party president to four top LDP executives at his'official residence next to the Diet, or parliament building. 'in a resignation statement, he said: "I deeply feel political ..arid moral.responsibility for the current political -confusion which. has resulted from my. personal problems.'.', He said he eventually plans to "make.clear the truth and seek the. understanding of tiie people." He added that misunderstanding among' the for a moment, means that it. is a matter of shame as a public official that I feel hard to endure." He said he was'stepping down because Japan has many problems requiring urgent .solutions: "When thinking about the future of our country, I fee! as if the rain came down in torrents in one night." the letter con- tinued. Before going to the party chiefs with his decision, Tanaka. telephoned his motheh and offered prayers at a Buddhist shrine. He told his cabinet after the party accepted his resignation.' Suburb board axes minorities' program NETHER PROVIDENCE Any chance 10 minority studen ts had to attend the Wallingford Swarthmore School District for free was killed Monday night by the school board. Despite efforts, by board members Mrs. Martha Shane and Ann Hazard, the board declined to put off a vote on whether to waive tuition for 10 minority students under the "A Better (ABO program next year in Swar- thmore. The tuition waiver was then defeated 5-4, with Swar- thmprean Maxey Morrison casting the deciding vote against, -after Nether Providence members Richard Sterrett and Jane Miluski had voted in favor of the plan. The program would have benefited students to be chosen from ABC's Eastern -regional list. Students would have come from more than 100 miles away- to live in Swarthmore. A house provided by the Swarthmore Presbyterian Church wpuld have been staffed "by live-in counselors, paid by ABC. Similar programs are under way in Radnor and Lower Merion. Morrison read a statement saying that "the taxpayer just cannot afford the additional costs the change would said if the program ran for 10 years as it Is set up to district would lose "Can we add any more taxes to carry such a program when we know the residents are already bearing an almost unbearable tax he asked. ABC was first presented to the board for consideration by Mrs. Hazard nine months ago, and all members praised the program, indicating that if the tuition is paid by other sources, the board would be glad to welcome the minority students to Swarthmore High School. Prior to the vote, a number of people from the 50-member audience spoke in favor of the and urged tuition waivers. Speakers included Professor Movement of objects called hoax BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) City police today said that the reported movement of objects within a private home "is an apparanthoax." The short statement was issued, after an overnight in- vestigation at the home of Mr. and-Mrs.-, Geraid Goodin and their 10-year-old daughter. Authorities promised further details later today. The reports, which had been confirmed by firemen and at least one priesl, attracted psychic researchers, hundreds of curious onlookers and news media to the small house. Fletcher Bryant, assistant dean of admissions of Swarthmore College; John Polk, vice chairman of the Swarthmore Planning Commission; Edwin- Collins, director of the Upward Bound program at Swar- the Rev. Lyman Ogilvy, Episcopal bishop of the Pennsylvania Diocese; the Rev. Milton Eastwick of Morgan- wood; Hal Doig, president of the Swarthmore Property Owners Association; and Douglas Bedell, chairman of the Outreach Committee of. Swarlhmore Presbyterian Church. In addition to the monetary objections expressed by the five directors who voted against the proposal .for tuition waiverc. president Bernard Moran had a "philosophical" objection: "It is not fair to this board just to dump things on it, and let it take the said. Mrs. Shane said the board should consider that the failure to get waivers could kill the program, -and deprive the students of vital opportunities. She said ,thc taxpayers can afford the program, "without sacrifice." The board voted for a resolution for a tax anticipation note and establishing a sinking fund to repay it by Dec. It also approved a study of population trends to be done by Temple University in order to better program requirements for vocational technical education.   

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