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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - November 20, 1971, Ames, Iowa To group scores approval of ump contract Washington up the . Chamber of Commerce has branded As a obviously inflationary a pay Board decision allowing soft Coal miners pay boosts nearly three times higher than the boards Post freeze yardstick of 5.5 per cent annually. The 15-member pay Board with its five Public members objecting sharply ruled Friday 80,000 soft Coal miners could have a first year pay increase of at least 15.8 per cent negotiated earlier this month. Meany a charge a the pay boards approval of the soft Coal agreement puts the future of the anti inflation program in serious doubt a said Arch n. Booth the business organizations executive vice president. A the increase in pay and benefits is substantially. _ _ a excess of any acceptable guideline and obviously Proxmire said the committee also would look into Al Cio president George Meany a charge that the Board is a a stacked deck against labor. The pay Board issued a definition Friday of a severe inequities that would permit an exception on its ban on retroactive payment of wage boosts denied during the 90-Day wage Price freeze that ended nov. 13. Labor members opposed this definition contending it was a a piecemeal inadequate divisive exemption definitions the Board voted 9 to 5 with chairman Boldt abstaining to permit a a severe inequity exemption to its retroactivity ban in cases of a employees who were denied a new or improved fringe Benefit during the freeze such As an extra week of vacation earned because of length of employment. A wage increases for persons earning less than $2 an hour. This was a minor gain for organized labor. The Cost of living Council had ruled earlier that exemptions for Low income workers would apply to those earning less than the Federal minimum wage of $1.60 an hour. A workers who Are covered by a tandem or a me too contract under which smaller bargaining units generally Are allowed to match increases won by a larger labor Union and White Collar workers Are Given wage gains comparable to those of their Union counterparts. In the Coal Case the Board ruled Only on the first year of a three year contract. President . A a Tony Boyle of the United mine workers said he considered the full three year contract binding because the boards present statutory authority expires next april 30. Or a Ames daily Tri i in volume 105�?no. 121 Ames Iowa saturday november 20, 1971 Al Cio scorns pay Board rules gives Meany raise ten cents Miami Beach up a the Al Cio convention in a direct Challenge to president Nixon a pay Board and its 5.5 per cent annual wage increase guidelines has approved a 28.5 per cent $20,000 annual salary increase for president George Meany. Without discussion and without dissent the nearly 1,000 delegates to the convention approved a constitutional amendment Friday increasing the salary of the federations president from $70,000 to $90,000, and boosting the pay of Secretary treasurer land Kirkland from $45,000 up to $60,000. A we did no to even consider the pay Board guidelines a said communications workers president Joseph Bierne head of the constitutional amendment committee that proposed the salary increase the first for the two top officers since 1965. Bierne said he knew of no plans to notify the pay Board of the increases or to ask for its approval. This apparent Defiance of the pay Board appeared to increase the chances of a showdown Between the administration and organized labor Over Nixon a phase la wage and Price controls. The Al Cio convention voted thursday to continue labors membership on the pay Board for the present but to abstain from voting and to refuse to cooperate with it or obey its orders. President Nixon addressed the labor convention Friday and bluntly told Meany and the Union delegates that he intended to press Forward with his wage and Price controls to curb inflation regardless of whether labor or business participated in the program or cooperated with it. When he had gone from the Hall Meany told the delegates a we will now proceed to act the quip brought the audience to its feet stamping and whistling. They laughed and moaned when Nixon told them his phase i wage Price freeze had been successful. The sounds of derision grew louder when he added a if you done to think so go Home and ask your wives who go to the grocery into the Arenas Al Cio president George Meany lower left listens As president Richard Nix in emphasizes a Point during his address to the Al Cio convention Friday. The presidents reception was not amicable. Up telephoto films and speakers Dupont visiting lecturer Saul Rich Connecticut agricultural Experiment station a air pollution and its effects on plants historical a monday 8 ., 351 Bessey Hall. Audubon wildlife film a Teton Trail a tuesday 7 30 ., Welch auditorium. Saul Rich a air pollution and its effects on plants symptomatology a tuesday 8 ., 351 Bessey Hall a air pollution and its effects on plants weather and air pollution a wednesday at 8 In 351 Bessey Hall. The Young democrats will sponsor a lecture by sen. George Mcgovern thursday at 3 In the Stephens auditorium. Saul Rich a air pollution and its effects on plants chemistry and Mode of action a thursday 8 ., 351 Bessey Hall a the Uptake of air pollutants by plants and soil a 8 Friday 351 Bessey Hall. Music and theatre a new Folk concert a sponsored by Campus crusade for Christ 8 Wednesday Stephens auditorium. The Tambur itans production of Balkan folksong and dances thursday 8 Stephens auditorium. A boys in the band a Isu players 8 Wednesday saturday in Curtiss auditorium. A chamber music from the baroque period a Martha Folts Joseph messenger Liza Niemack Rebecca Johnson n. Laurence Burkhalter Frantisek Smetana 8 Friday in Mackay auditorium. Art and artists Art exhibits this week in the Union include a the living India a display Case three second floor memorial Union by Henen Wells professor of housing and management at the University of Baroda Baroda India with 1966-68 Isu team under . A quintet of Iowa photographers a and a University of Northern Iowa Grad artists on tour a Pioneer room of the memorial Union sculpture paintings and drawings in the gallery memorial Union by Robert Lott and Gary Jenks Isu architecture department. Iowa state to the Sun bowl As most fans of collegiate football teams Are aware pairings of the postseason bowl games will be decided today. Not the least of the possibilities is a match Between Iowa state and some opponent a Louisiana state University a has been mentioned in the Sun bowl game at Elpaso tex., dec. 18. Other a Best inside information Quot gathered by news services lists pairings this Way Liberty bowl dec. 20, Tennessee is. Arkansas fiesta bowl dec. 27, Arizona state is. Florida state peach bowl dec. 30, North Carolina is. Mississippi Bluebonnet bowl dec. 31, Colorado is. Houston Gater bowl dec. 31, Georgia is. North Carolina Rose bowl Jan. I Michigan is. Stanford Orange bowl Jan. I Nebraska is. Alabama sugar bowl Jan. I. Oklahoma is. Auburn and Cotton bowl Jan. I Texas is. Penn state. Thus selection of Iowa state would bring to four the number of big eight teams expected to participate in postseason a a classic contests this year. Sun bowl representatives were in Ames today to watch the cyclones entertain Oklahoma state in the cyclones final conference game and final Home game of the season. Iowa state sports information director Harry Burrell has called a press meeting for 6 At which time some information on the Sun bowl invitation is expected to be revealed. The consensus based on comment among Iowa state football players is that if Isu defeats Oklahoma state the invitation will be extended and will be accepted. Commission to consider ban on studded Snow Tiresover-65 iowans on the increase the nations population aged 65 or older increased faster during the 1960s than the under 65 population according to a Survey of the 1970 census figures by the . Department of health education and welfare. Of the six states which ranked highest by per cent of population aged 65 plus 12 per cent or Over five Are in the mid Central Region of the nation. Iowa and Nebraska ranked second highest in the nation with 12.4 per cent of their total population being aged 65 or Over. Missouri ranked close with 12 per cent. The fourth state in the Region Kansas almost reached the 12 per cent Mark with 11.9 per cent. Iowa a 65-plus population 350,293 of the total state population of 2,825,041 represents an increase of 22,608 persons since the time of the 1960 census. Females Over 65 outnumber the males 203,528 to 146,765. Total White population Over 65 outnumbers total Black population in the same age group 347.968 to 2,365. Iowa a aged 65 plus population 350,293, represents an increase from 11.9 to 12.4 per cent of its total population Nebraska a 183,526 an increase from 11.6 to 12.4 Missouri a 560,656 an increase from 11.7 to 12.0 and Kansas 266,201 an increase from 11.0 to 11.9. Ames. Boone Nevada partly Cloudy Windy and colder tonight and sunday. Winds becoming northwesterly at 20 to39 Miles per hour tonight. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs sunday in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Precipitation chances Are 19 tonight and sunday. A a v % sic amp v 4 is noon temperature saturday 47 High 47, noon Low. 38, 12 15 Barometer 29.91, rising Sunrise 7 09 . Sunset 4 51 By Jerry Dickinson even before the first Strong flurry of Snow fills the Iowa skies the controversy Over the biting steel tips of Snow tires will be filling the air. The staff of the Iowa state Highway commission is strongly urging the studded Snow tires be banned immediately to prevent damage to Iowa roads. Minnesota leads opposition the safety aspect of the Carbide tipped tires has been strongly attacked especially by the Minnesota Highway department. That state has now banned the tires. Citing the action of the Canadian province of Ontario in Banning studded tires effective last april 30, staff members of the Minnesota Highway department have issued statements saying the studded tires increase the stopping distances under More circumstances than when they help while tests show the studs Cut stopping distances on Glare ice when the temperature is just below freezing several tests have claimed they increase the stopping distance on dry or wet pavement and in Slushy Loose Snow u. I i Ontario records show Glare ice conditions occur Only 1.1 per cent of the time. Also mentioned in attacks on the studded tires is the Point that the Ontario Highway patrol refused to use the tires because of a loss of traction on wet and dry pavements especially skidding on turns. Prevented accidents on the other Side of the argument Are reports such As the one from the tire Industry safety Council which said studded tires prevented 220,000 accidents in Minnesota during 1969. This was blasted by the Minnesota Highway department staff As being biased to promote the Sale of the tires Ross r. Ormsby president of the tire Industry safety Council strongly backs the use of the tires insisting they Are Worth the Highway damage even if Only a single life is saved. A what is More important a human life or a sack of Concrete a Ormsby was quoted As saying in a new York times article. However critics cite the negative safety Factor of grooving of pavement by the tires. With the steel tips cutting grooves in the Road these grooves can hold water which in turn could cause hydroplaning unexpected patches of ice in sub freezing weather or steering problems even if no water was present. Wear on paving the one undisputed fact is that they do add to the Wear of the pavement. The Highway research Board has estimated the steel tips have added $26 million to the annual Road maintenance costs in Michigan and $12 million in Wisconsin. Iowa has just begun checking various locations to determine the Wear on the states roads which could be attributed to the tires. The spots were measured october 1970, last april and again last month which provides data on Only one Winter. Stephen Roberts research Engineer for the Iowa state Highway commission said the initial measurements did not provide any measurements showing significant Wear but More years of study would be necessary. The commission meeting next tuesday and wednesday will consider a recommendation to the state legislature to ban the tires immediately. Earlier it approved the principle of Banning the tires but did not Deal with the specific wording of the Bill it will recommend to the see tires Page eight doctrinal conflict a perhaps the subject of Ute St. Paul hours self examination is the doctrinal revision being carried on by the methodist hour at the St. Paul methodist Church in Lincoln. Neb. The scripture from the Book of Nebraska coach Robert Delaney refers to number one ranked Nebraska a thanksgiving Day football game will number two ranked Oklahoma. The self examination nigh begin with exodus 20 3�?�?othou Shalt have no other god before up telephoto to

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