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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - October 21, 1979, Albert Lea, Minnesota The sunday Tribune vol. 82, no. 248 single copy 30 con Albert Lea Minnesota sunday october 21, 1979 uses 181-580 34 pages Windfall profits tax Cut by panel Washington a a disappointed president Carter is vowing a fight to toughen his proposed Oil Industry Quot Windfall profits Quot tax. Which was chopped in half by the Senate finance committee to Carter s satisfaction the Bill earmarks billions of dollars to help lower income americans Cope with rising fuel prices Over the next several years and would bring in billions More to improve the nation s transportation system and finance development of new fuels but after the committee approved the Bill Friday on an in vote. Carter issued a statement questioning some of its decisions some of the exemptions written by the panel Quot would ensure Little additional crude Oil production while losing billions of dollars of Revenue for the the president said he promised to work for elimination of those exemptions when the Bill is considered by the full Senate Early next month and later by conferees from the Senate and the House the tax passed by the Senate would Cost the Oil Industry an estimated $142 billion from 1980 through 1990 the plan recommended by Carter earlier this year would have produced $292 billion the House passed version would generate $273 billion the finance committee slashed the tax take by loosening its effect on some categories of Oil and by exempting other types of Oil production committee members nine of whom represent Oil producing states say the tax should leave the Oil Industry with As much Money As possible to use for Oil exploration and drilling Carter proposed the tax earlier this year after he announced plans to phase out Federal controls. Which have held Down the Price of crude Oil produced in the United states the tax would soak up 50 percent to 75 percent of each Dollar Oil prices Rise above current Levels the president wants revenues from the tax to finance his own 10-year Energy plan which is built around developing synthetic fuels to replace Oil. Giving lower income americans some Relief from higher fuel costs and improving transportation in a related development the Senate Tabor and human resources committee gave unanimous approval Friday to a three ear program to distribute billions of dollars to help the poor handicapped and elderly pay for Home Energy Bills the Money a $1 8 billion this Winter. $3 billion next year and $4 billion the following year a would go through state governments and could be made Avail Able As direct Grants to eligible families or As payments to Home Energy suppliers such As Oil distributors persons already eligible for welfare and food Stamps would qualify for Energy Aid under the committee Bill in addition it would provide help for those with incomes not More than 25 percent above the governments official poverty level for a family of four in a Urban area that is about $8,375 for 1981 and 1982. The income limitation would Rise to slightly Over $11.500 for the same family state heating funds lower than expected Minneapolis a Minnesota will receive Only $5 6 million rather than the expected $12 million under a 30-Day continuation of the Federal Energy crisis assistance program. An aide to rep Bruce Vento. D Minn. Said Friday however. Sen Dave Duren Berger. A Minn. Said he found the figures released by ventors office Quot hard to believe Quot and said he would Check further on the report today. Congress voted let 12 to continue the $250 million program that will provide help for the needy to pay their Home heating Bills this Winter state rep Ken Nelson. Del Minneapolis. Said Friday night that he had been notified Minnesota a share of the appropriation will total $5,811,218 or an average of about $30 each for those who qualify Nelson. 43. Is the chief author of a $42 million state Hill to provide assistance to the poor who cannot pay their heating Bills Nelson said he received the Federal assistance figures from Steve judge a Vento aide in Washington of the $250 million total. Neb son said. $48 4 million was immediately subtracted for distribution to Indian tribes migrant workers. Community ser vices Agency groups and Community action programs Nelson said it has not been news highlights . Still Budge to la ii Washington apr the United states is still operating without a budget for the new bookkeeping year that began oct. I House and Senate conferees failed again Friday to agree on a budget for fiscal Imo and will try again monday. The main difference is Over Senate demands for higher defense spending. Despite the impasse the Lack of a budget has not affected the governments Day Utlay operations because Congress can still appropriate Money. The Senate is insisting on three percent growth after inflation in defense spending but the House Only wants an increase of about one percent. Stat firm Movas offices Minneapolis apr following through at least partially on an earlier threat Kallestad laboratories inc. Is moving its corporate Headquarters out of Minnesota and into Texas. The move to Austin Texas is expected to take place during the first six months of 1980, and involves about 50 executives. Manufacturing operations employing about 120 persons will remain in Minnesota for the time being Charles Kallestad president of the Chaska based manufacturer of diagnostic products was the Center of a Public controversy Early last year when he threatened to move the company because of what he called Minnesota a Quot ant business climate a Chrysler contract deadline Sot Highland Park Mich. Apr instead of a strike the United Auto workers Union is relying on Chrysler corp s fear of an unfavourable reaction in Congress to Force a new contract by thursdays deadline. In announcing the deadline Friday Law president Douglas a. Fraser said the Union was obligated and hoped the company was equally obligated Quot to make a Good Faith Effort to treat this As a strike earthquake hits Taiwan Taipei Taiwan apr an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Northern Taiwan today but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage the National weather Bureau reported. A spokesman said the quake was entered at sea about 25 Miles off the Northeast coast of Taiwan. The Richter scale is a measure of ground motion As recorded on seismographs. Every increase of one number Means a tenfold increase in magnitude. Thus a Reading of 7.5 reflects an earthquake to times stronger than one of 6.5. An earthquake measuring 5 on the scale is capable of causing considerable damage. Hunting trip Tira Brezhnev Moscow apr a Hunting trip helped tire out 72-year old soviet Leader Leonid i. Brezhnev and this May have contributed to his current illness informed Eastern european sources report. The sources who declined to be identified said the soviet Community party chief and president went Hunting with other officials during his four Day visit to East Germany earlier this month. They said he bagged two animals during the Hunt 35 Miles outside East Berlin and this added to the Strain of several Public appearances including a 20-mile ride in an open limousine in rain and Chilly temperatures. Castro Foo to to Rolo Asod san Jose Costa Rica apr Huber Matos a close companion of Fidel Castro during the cuban revolution will be released by Cuba on sunday Matows son says. Matos was a top guerrilla Leader in the Sierra Maestra before Castro took Power in january 1959, but was sentenced to 20 years in prison later that year for opposing Castro a communist ideology Huber Matos jr., who lives Here said his father will be one of about 40 cuban political prisoners flown to Costa Rica sunday. Determined How much of the $48 4 million Minnesota will receive under the Federal formula. Nelson said Minnesota gets 2 758 percent of the remaining $203 8 million or $5 8 million Quot even the $12 million would have been Nelson said noting it would have provided Only about $57 each for those up to 125 percent of the poverty level Quot we need about $50 million to help Low income people pay for fuel this Winter in Nelson said the Federal formula was based on heating degree Days. The number Low income House holds in the state and the Type of fuel used he said Quot it seems Minnesota should have fared fairly Well on that formula but it did he said Quot i would suggest that we find out from our congressional delegation Why the formula did t help Minnesota More than it did and see if the formula can to be changed in the future Quot Nelson noted that Minnesota Mav get further Aid from other Bills now being considered by Congress one Bill totals $150 million he said Quot of we get the same percentage that would give Minnesota $4 i million and we still would have less than $10 million the Senate is considering a $12 billion package. Nelson noted Quot but i would doubt if it would get Here before Spring so we re going to have to make this $10 million do it and Well have to supplement it with state Money Quot Nelson predicted that if the Federal Money gets to Minnesota by nov 15. It will be gone within 30 Days gov Al Quie is scheduled to return from a trip to China get 29 and will make a decision on a special session of the Minnesota legislature a few Days after that the 1980 legislature convenes Jan 22 truck Accident a Gregory Seuser 19, of Albert Leo a injured in this Accident Early saturday on Freeborn county Rood 46, at the interstate 35 Over Juk ideals recalled pass East of Albert Lea. Here the truck is on its Side against the overpass. Albert Lea Man Hurt in Accident Gregory Seuser. 19. Of 1507 Plainview Lane was listed in fair condition in the intensive care unit at Naeve Hospital saturday following a one vehicle Accident Early saturday on Freeborn county Road 48. Just East of Albert Lea according to the Freeborn county sheriff s department. The pickup truck Seuser was driving westbound left the Road and apparently travelled 48 feet in the air before hitting the interstate 35 Bridge supports that pass Over county 48 deputies found tire Marks la feet up on the Concrete support a sheriffs department spokesman said Seiner had to be removed from the truck through a rear window by Albert Lea ambulance personnel the sheriff s department was assisted at the Accident by Albert Lea police and the Minnesota state patrol cause of the Accident which was reported at 4 to a in was still under investigation Satur Dav Carter dedicates Kennedy Library Boston a evoking the spirit of John f Kennedy to meet the challenges of the 19hos, president Carter and sen Edward m Kennedy saturday dedicated the late president s memorial Library amidst Ripe memories of Camelot Quot the essence of president Kennedy s message the Appeal for unselfish dedication to the common Good is More urgent than Carter said Quot the spirit he evoked the spirit of sacrifice of patriotism. Of unstinting dedication a is the same spirit that will bring us safely through the adversities we he said Kennedy speaking after the president whom he May Challenge for the 1980 democratic nomination avoided politics and restricted his address to praising the brother who was 14 years his senior Quot Jack was a glory on the the Massachusetts senator said Quot the new Frontier of which he dreamed touched a new and responsive chord in America a but politics surfaced anyway when the senator s Nephew. Joseph p Kennedy ii. Attacked american big business and complained that under current Federal financial policies the poor suffer the most sounding like his father the late sen Robert f Kennedy the younger Kennedy warned Quot the sooner we face Down the vested interests. The better it America will be Quot the president recalling the Quot time of darkness Quot that began with Kennedy s assassination said Quot we have undertaken a solemn commitment to heal those wounds and at Long last the darkness has begun to lift i believe that America is now ready to meet the challenges of the 1980s with renewed Confidence and a refreshed spirit Quot the speech which Carter finished writing at la p in Friday according to press Secretary Jody Powell was one of the More eloquent of his administration it made no reference open or veiled a to the Likely fight he faces against sen Edward m Kennedy the slain president s younger brother for the democratic presidential nomination next year rather it was filled with references to the ideals of the John f Kennedy administration Quot he summoned our nation out of complacency and set it on a path of excitement and Carter said in remarks prepared for delivery at the modern building i the Banks of the Boston liar Bor but. Said Carter times Are different a a president Kennedy was right change is the Law of life the world of 1981 is As different from that of 19�o As the world of 1980 was from that of i94 t our efforts to improve that world must be different Aswell Carter and sen Kennedy were among the dignitaries at the dedication of the $21 million nine store Library the former president s children. Caroline and John youngsters when their father was shot were also among speakers scheduled to address thousands of guests family matriarch Rose Ken Nedy. 89. Who was to turn Over the keys of the building was unable to attend because she was recuperating from a hernia operation at the family compound in Lavannis the govern men will operate the modern Concrete and Glass Library on Columbia Point for an expected i million visitors a year the Aura of politics that developed with the Kennedy a Camelot Quot administration was also present Kennedy the Massachusetts Democrat and youngest of the late president s Brothers w As to follow Carter Kennedy sup porters an preparing to Challenge Carter for the democratic in Side tial nomination next year president Kennedy had want cd the Library built in Cam Bridge next to his Alma mater Harvard University lie had planned to have his office there w Hen he ret in from Public life but construction was delayed for years because of problems in Clearing the chosen site and opposition from Cambridge residents led to the decision to locate at the Columbia Point Peninsula in Boston s Dorchester Section and adjacent to the University of Massachusetts Boston Campus Duluth Superior shipping Down c inside the Tribune 3 comics.16 crossword. 9 opinion Page. 4 Bridge.20 daily records.29 Duluth. Minn a the twin ports of Duluth. Minn., and Superior. Wis. Wert running about 37 percent behind last years Grain shipments through september with Little likelihood of catching up. A port source says Davis Heiberg director of the Seaway port authority of Duluth. Said Friday that Hopes for Matching last years 10-million ton season Are Quot flickering dimmer each a a we la be fortunate to move eight million tons this said Heiberg Quot there s absolutely no Way we can make a Dent in the if operators of the St Lawrence Seaway close that outlet to the Ocean by mid december. Agricultural interests in the upper Midwest have urged that Canadian and officials agree to a 10-Day Extension of the season although weather also is a Factor. Grain exports much of it for world markets were halted during an 82-Day strike by the american federation of Grain Millers that ended sept 26 the Duluth port authority said that through september 1978, the ports had shipped 6 5 million tons of Grain. Through the same month this year shipments dropped to 4.1 million direct overseas exports of Grain fell to 2.088.278 tons through september this year compared with 4.023,200 tons in the same period last year. Grain handlers and some other workers involved in shipments have been working around the clock since the end of the walkout port sources said White House aides have met with officials in the state transportation and agriculture departments to discuss a possible Extension of the St Lawrence Seaway season. The group reportedly plans to compile data for about another week before approaching Canada interests other factors also have curtailed Grain shipments from Midwest farms including a strike by Rock Island Railroad Independent truck Drivers badge lines on the Mississippi Ana other Rivers have moved some of the Grain glut but its not the prime route Heiberg said that october and november Are normally two of the biggest shipping months at the ports. He said that since the strike ended More than 50 ships have loaded and departed. Twelve were in the Harbor at the Start of the weekend and 19 More were expected by monday. Despite the drop in Grain shipments. The port authority reported that waterborne Commerce through the twin ports was running ahead of 1978. Through september the total was 32 3 million tons or 3 percent above the 31.3 million tons shipped through the same period last year. Up a hefty 15 percent were shipments of Iron Ore and Ore concentrates to 23.3 million tons from 20.2 million last year. Attend dedication a sen. Edward m. Kennedy right leads president Jimmy Carter and mrs. Car a lot Cipho o tor to the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library at dedication ceremonies saturday in Boston mass. Surplus to reach $77.9 million St. Paul apr a surplus of $77 9 million could build up in the Minnesota Treasury by the end of the current biennium the state department of finance said Friday tax receipts during the first three months of the biennium Are running higher than expected. The department said indicating the higher surplus a few weeks ago. Gov. Al Quie predicted the surplus would reach $66 2 million Senate minority Leader Rob Ert Ashbach in Ardon Hills has said he expects the surplus figure to exceed $200 million he feels that state economists Are Overly cautious is projecting Revenue the last official forecast made by the finance department in May called for a surplus of $31 7 million on june 30.1981 the departments monthly report to the governor said tax receipts for july August and september exceeded estimates by $27 4 million or 3.0 percent individual income tax collections were up $14 6 million or 3 9 percent for the Quarter while corporate income tax collections for the Quarter increased $12 5 million or 15 h percent Over projections. Sales tax collections How Ever were off $7 h million or 4 7 percent from projections. But the report said the slowdown in sales tax receipts was primarily laetrile dispute ends Chad Green buried in Nebraska due to processing and not due to the states Economy other Revenue exceeded projections by $9 9 million the report said that unspent funds from the last biennium totalled $30.6 million More than expected and helped to account for the larger surplus figure the report said tax collections were higher than expected because the anticipated recession has not been Felt in the state a this should be watched closely since actions to increase the interest rate could slow Down or reverse the trend of some Revenue Quot the report added family Page. 5 deaths.29 sports.22 to guide.12 horoscope.15 workers and a protest by some Hastings. Neb. A Chad greens parents who fled the country to seek treatment for their leukaemia stricken son buried the boy saturday in the town where he was born just three years ago. His Mother Diana Green. 26. Left the graveside clutching a fuzzy White Teddy Bear. She was joined by her husband. Gerald 29, and a Small group of family friends and reporters. The Rev. Nathan Wood a Baptist minister from Scituate. Mass., where the greens had lived for 18 months officiated at the burial he said a Chad was not a Symbol Chad was not a cause he was a unique creation of services were conducted under a sunny autumn sky. A brisk fall Breeze rustled through the Trees pouring leaves Over the site where the Small White casket was lowered into its grave a Small Stone bearing Chad a name an engraving of Christ holding a Lamb and the words a from beginning to beginning beneath the dates of his birth and death will Mark the tiny grave. It was the close of another chapter in the Saga that thrust the 3-year-old boy to National attention after his parents took him to Mexico so that his cancer could be treated with laetrile. The parents say their Legal Battles Over the treatment involved not just laetrile but the Prinle of Freedom of Choice think every Parent should have the right to choose the medical treatment for their mrs. Green said at a news conference Here Friday. Chad died oct. 12 at Tijuana. Mexico where the greens had taken him for treatment at a clinic which uses laetrile banned in the United states by the food and drug administration die the greens had fled to Mexico in Defiance of a Scituate. Mass. Court order. The judge had declared Chad a Ward of the state and ordered that he be Given Standard chemotherapy instead of laetrile their Legal status in Massachusetts. Where they were ruled in contempt of court re Mains Uncertain Quot i done to think we have any Green said. A we did everything possible to save our songs in spite of insistence by the government and medical establishment that there is no proof laetrile has any effect on can cer. And some question about whether it is even Safe the greens insisted chemotherapy was doing Chad More harm than rood., Quot chemotherapy involves poisonous chemicals Quot Green contended Friday. Quot the drugs Are All Carcinogen every one. In themselves most cancer related deaths Are caused by chemotherapy Quot Green said he did not believe cancer was the primary cause of Chad s death but did not Chi Bol ate a a in a going to wait for the autopsy he said Quot in a not going to say any More right but the autopsy results might be in question because a mexican funeral Home mistakenly embalmed Chad a remains be fore the autopsy. A spokesman for the autopsy team said tissue samples and toxicological tests May show Why he died. Laetrile is a trademark for a cyanide containing substance derived from the chemical Amygdalia. Found naturally in the pits of apricots and peaches and in bitter almonds the Fra has banned laetrile from interstate transportation but �?~20 states have legalized its use within their boundaries take a tip from a Wise old owl advertise in the want and Section of the evening Tribune. 373-1411 172 self contained 20 camper trailer tor Sale sleeps 6 Good As new used very lit tie phone xxx xxx Atter 4 pm. A this hot been sold Quot was the message called in by the advertiser you. Too. Can get fast results by getting your items listed in the classified columns today. Order the economical 6 or 12 Day rate

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