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Argus (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Fremont, California Morning fail through tomorrow Little temperature change. High today 71. Low to night 52-58. Westerly winds 10 to 20 Miles an hour. Details Page 2l Here at Home a Fremont Marine is awarded the purple heart in Dong a Vietnam from wounds received in action while a Mem Ber of the eleventh battalion third Marine division. Page 1. A direct action employment and training program of the Fremont new Ark Union City economic Opportunity Agency is expanded and bolstered by additional Federal funds. Page 16. Newark Lake Park is saluted by House and Home Magazine As a unique partnership Between the City and devel Page 16. Assemblyman Carlos Bee becomes a sponsor of legislation to establish a Sepa rate Board of governors of California Community colleges to direct the state s Junior College system. Page 3. The 520-ton steel support girders for the gaping Middle Span of the s70 million san Mateo Hayward Bridge Are Niche into place closing the final Gap of the two mile Long High level Structure. Pic Tures Page 8. Roy Sewell a Reno bartender re Sumes his hike across death Valley and says he will walk about 14 hours to fur Nace Creek ranch before stopping. He plans to finish his 270-mile trek at night. The staff of the California Public utilities commission recommends that Pacific Telephone be allowed a 6.85 to 7.1 per cent rate of return on its investment. The staff will put into evidence in sep tember its recommendations regarding Pacific s application for rate hikes total ing s181 million a year. Page 16. The nation s major Copper firms Are idled for the third straight Day from a strike that has the potential for Over shadowing the 1964 Industry wide walk out. The strike began saturday when some workers left their jobs at mines Mills smelters and refineries. Page 2. A new 70-member committee including Folk Singer Joan Baez four clergy men an attorney University professors and quakers is formed to encourage Young men to refuse military Induc Tion. Stock prices finish narrowly mixed in Active trading after a steady flow of profit taking erased an Early Advance. Investors have to digest a mixed and unusually Large diet of economic news and a cautious approach is in line. Page 6. Fresno mayor Floyd Hyde warns that lawlessness and acts of vandalism which plagued the City s Westside during the weekend will not be tolerated and that those responsible will be punished. Page Ali prison authorities in Berrydale fla., say that convicts in a Remote prison set fire to their wooden Barracks producing an instant inferno that killed 37 of them because their television set was broken pages. American jets smash North vietnamese Supply lines with an even 100 raids dropping almost a million pounds of bombs on red forces in South Vietnam officials report. The heavy bombing marked the second anniversary of the first appearance of the b52 s Over Viet Nam july Page 2. The White House Calls on North Viet Nam and the Viet Cong to assure humane treatment of american War prisoners by permitting impartial inspection and repatriation under the International red Cross supervision. Page 3. The . And soviet Union reach preliminary agreement on a treaty for res cuing each other s astronauts if they Are in distress. Page 16. J astrology Bridge or. Steincrohn editorial financial 11 obituaries 2 7 sports 9-10 11 to log 7 4 theater guide 7 6 want ads 12-15 the Pio bookbinding service 6017 a 60x7 be 86th ave. Oregon 97266 rugs vol. Viii. No. 87 Fremont Newark. California tuesday. July 18. 1967 16 pages 5 cents trains ordered to Roll again up tic pm new Jersey National guardsmen prepare to leave Newark school stadium after riots gov. Richard Hughes also orders withdrawal of state troopers yesterday Newark damage s15 million guardsmen leave Jersey riot scene Newark. . Up gov. Richard j. Hughes monday re in o v e d National guardsmen and state troopers from out Wardly Calm Newark and lifted the City s All night curfew. Police and guardsmen remained in nearby Plainfield where continued racial violence threatened. Hughes ordered the withdraw Al of out i City forces because the rioting and looting in Newark had All but ended and Hospital expansion airing one proposed expansion of Washington Hospital will be the subject of a town meeting tonight at 8 in the Fremont Community Center 40204 pase padre Parkway Fremont. Hospital District directors in recent weeks have approved the placing of a Bond is sue on an aug. 29 ballot to finance construction of first phase expansion of the Hospital to in clude a fourth floor addition to the existing Structure As Well As an exterior elevator Tower. Tonight s meeting to be held in the conference room of the Community Center will conflict somewhat with a City Council meeting to be held in the Center at . The meeting according to a press release issued yester Day. Include presentation of the District s Long Range master plan As Well As discussion of the first phase expansion propos Al. The All Over ext mansion plan will Cost the District an Esti mated 810 million after considerable discussion on the matter of a Bond Issue directors have agreed to seek Only partial expansion of the Hospital and indicated some reluctance to float a Bond Meas ure to finance the entire expansion program. Directors Are not unanimous on the decision to place a Bond measure on the ballot. Director James Blawie who has argued against a decrease in the District s tax rate voted against the Bond measure proposal because other directors failed to act on a request to of Fer drugs to Hospital employees at Cost. At a june 16 meeting during which the Bond proposal was authorized for a ballot Slot in August. Blawie stated How can you ask the voters to Back a Bond measure when you Haven t Given promised fringe benefits to Hospital pm sniping was so sporadic that it is almost he also lifted the state of emergency imposed at the height of Newark s racial rioting last weekend. The 10 . To 6 . Cur Ferar was withdrawn As Well As restrictions on Lar traffic. Bars and liquor stores remained closed. Death toll the death toll in five nights of rioting in Newark and three in Plainfield was 25. Damage at Newark was Esti mated at a minimum of s15 million exclusive of Stock looted from places of business. The estimate was made monday by p. Bernard Nortman chief of City economic development. City officials said 50 City building inspectors would make a Block by Block door to door Survey of the embattled Central Ward beginning at 8 . Wednesday to More accurately determine damage. The Survey will take three Days. City county and state civic leaders planned to meet at City Hall at 2 . Tuesday to map a program of financial Aid to Small businessmen whose stores were damaged during the rioting. Hughes had been under heavy from Negre leaders 10 remove the thousands of guardsmen and state police because their presence irritated residents of Newark s predominantly negro Central Ward which was the scene of the worst . Racial violence in two years. Disorganized incidents of racial violence also have been reported in neighbouring Jersey City Rahway Middlesex and Montclair. Jersey City mayor Thomas j. Whelan warned he would use the City s entire 800 Man police Force to quell recurrences of sporadic sniping and bombing there. More than 300 negro rioters rampaged through a 14-Block area of Plainfield sunday night smashing windows and looting and setting fire to stores. The mob beat and shot to death a White policeman who had pursued one looter into the negro West end Section. Send More Hughes sent 100 National guardsmen into Plainfield and police capt Fred Doakes said he should Send More. You can t reason with the people he said. They re a hard Core group. All they understand is Force. All the firepower was stolen from an arms factory in Middlesex Semi or fully automatic car Bines thank god they re a new Model and they Don t know How to use them the Rev John c. Mcxie assistant pastor of Plainfield s Shiloh Baptist Church also warned that Young negroes have got themselves pretty Well he begged for a Chance to tour the West end on a police sound truck to ask for Calm unless they let someone go continued on Faje 2, Cal. 4 Fremont Council to get report on Cable to bid by Bob lira a Long awaited report on the successful bidder for a Cable Antenna television system fran Chise will be presented tonight at a meeting of the Fremont City Council. Councilmen will meet in the Fremont Community Center 40204 pase padre Parkway at . As of yesterday afternoon the question As to which of five bid Ders for a City franchise to initiate a Cable television system remained unresolved according to City manager Don Driggs. The report two months in the making is expected to name the apparent successful bidder and the Winner of a con tract to develop one of the larg est Cable television systems in the country. Driggs said yesterday that be cause of the complexity of the bids submitted and the economic ramifications of naming any one successful bidder the re port was being prepared after an unusual amount of re search. He said he was dissatisfied with a staff report on the mat Ter and As of yesterday morn ing was still consulting with experts in the Field. Driggs denied that there was any super secrecy attached to the findings of the report. The five firms seeking the franchise Are general electric Cable television of new York Cable television of Fremont Mascom of Fremont Fremont Cable television inc. Of Superior. Wise., and Cable ism. Inc of in analysing the five bids submitted. Driggs said that three criteria had been applied to de Termine the most favourable bid capacity and capability of the company to provide Good serv ice which bid offers the most economical offering to Cus Tomer and which firm offers the Best Revenue potential to the City. The doors used Susiem drawn interest with nationally based firms vying for anal appears to be a Juicy i p us most of the firms have offered needed added Revenue for City coffers for the franchise. The following is an example of aia the firms have offered to tie City in return for the franchise general electric franchise a ten to City of five per co it rests in 2, col. 4 Fremont planners delay j on business area Ine Fremont planning com Mission last night postponed a decision on John l Stevenson s mixed development on the Corner of Blacow Road and Avenue until they can see specifically Veitii he plans Stevenson came before the commission last nigh with his argument Arsenal loaded with a private planner a Market analyst and supermarket and Mote representatives. Commissioners conceded the plan looked Good but were concerned about the View presented by his proposed supermarket to the residential area across Bla cow Road. Commissioner Wal Ter Davis moved the commis Sion consider a preliminary plan for his development at the same time that they consider a Gener Al plan amendment allowing the ire motion was adopted unanimously. Stevenson had requested that he commission consider his proposal As a planned District Ana approve it a principle Al enough approval expressed by the the question of commercial development will of allowed on the Comer has not been decided according to acting City plan Ning director Sherum Greene if the supermarket m the proposal is moved further West an amendment May be unnecessary the parcel directly to the West is designated commercial in the general plan. Stevenson plans for the area a 188-unit apartment development a Small shopping area restaurant and an arts Center contiguous to this parcel to the West is proposed a pitch and putt Golf course and a Motel. President signs legislation ending crippling strike Washington up. After Congress rushed through approval in a Day. President Johnson monday night signed legislation ordering an end to the nation s first general Railroad strike since 1946 in signing the Bill which Railroad management said would allow some trains to Start rolling again tuesday morning the president said. The Public interest must prevail Hope this crippling strike is about to Johnson said in a statement issued at the White House shortly after he signed the Bill. Rush Job the Senate and House ending a month Long stalemate rushed through the congressional approval 2 1-2 hours before Johnson signed it. The legislation meant the six shop Craft unions that began sinking at 12-01 am sunday must get their workers Back on the Job or face Justice department injunctions labor Secretary w Willard Wirtz notified the unions involved of Johnson s action. Automatically presidential assistant Joseph a. Califano told reporters that the Law s no strike no lockout provisions took effect automatically when the Bill was signed. There was no need for any court one Union official had suggested earlier he said. A Blue ribbon five member Board which will work out terms for a compulsory Settle ment if a voluntary one can not be reached within 90 Days will be appointed the White House said. Indications were that it would be named tuesday. The measure i have just signed brings a hopeful solution Johnson who earlier sought to this nation an hour of Industrial the president said it should a threat o he Secu and Well being of every one o us times receded congressional actor. B the walkout Aga r. Cited tons to the Economy the Vietnam War eff a r. The walkout of 137 a. Pack ters although the and opponents of the or r. De to the Bill s part compulsory co Irso. Said. Long dispute it tre machinery to set be fair arc finally the Long dispute -.vhicr. Caused this strike Johnson praised Congress for settling House Senate differences in pushing through tre Oil two Davs after the s nyc although the unions some foot dragging reluctance to return to work the Justice department was ready to seek Back to work injunctions if necessary to get the men to work the Law Naae _ strikers Nad no egad nut to obey it pro Pilj Johnson a. Containing the re iad proposed 75 Days age for a Lral solution to the dispute Aix it the time he had predicted earner that the entire rail system Wouita be Para lazed. He had appealed for a it congressional action to Cope with a National crisis the Senate passed the Iii. 69 to 20. Three hours later the House so Alcovy edits ear Ier objections arc Gap continued or. Page 1, cd. 7 tax boost needed to balance budget by Jim Wilson Newark unified school District faces a 42-cent tax in crease to balance a s4.546.000 deficit budget. Asst. Supt h l. Eidson said District officials have pared the original budget but still faces a 3170.000 deficit to bal Ance the publication budget within the present operating tax rate of 41 per of assessed valuation he said he has about reached the end of the line in cuts and it will be up to the Board at the publication budget hearing tonight to decide what to do. The Board which approved a Dummy budget earner in which ail departments were Cut 12 per cent to balance the budget have to adopt a realistic publication budget by tomorrow night and a final budget by the first week of August i Don t see How they could increase the tax More than the nine cents to our Legal Liurni of s4 50 per s100 of assessed valuation without overrides so we either have to Cut drastically or get some additional Eidson added he said the District could just about meet the budget if governor Reagan s tax Bill Pas ses and additional stale Aid is made available to Low wealth districts. The Reagan Bill he said seems to have a better Chance of passing than a 272 a massive state Aid and tax re Lief Bill now Hung up in a sen ale committee. Eidson s original Budge was up from this year which he said would just carry on existing programs and Purchase the desperately needed equipment put off for several years. But the estimated income from All sources including the unexpected million increase in total assessed valuation which will net about additional Revenue will Only raise about million. Another s1go.coo Vas up Frorer. A higher than expected ending balance of poo ing s85.090 for Reserve we will still be snort Eidse said i had to Cut the Budge s25f by 3 get this close he said about s85.0co Cut from the needed capital oat lays and the rest was hacked from extra maintenance needed general for Striction and we May Community services added. i Al reach about at the Ern of re re. Stii a the budget this Doss t e for the requested for staff raises the biggest of continued on 2, is 3 purple heart Robert m . A Fremont Marine has Chen Awa Csc tre purple heart in Dong a. Viet Nam for wounds sustained in action while a member of eleventh battalion to narc Marine division pfc. Whaler., the son of and mrs. John m . 4232-5 Fontainebleau place entered the service in . 193-5, after attending san Jose state col lege. The eleventh Satta on is engaged in Road and building construction and of land mines and the division forms the ground element of the Marine corps air ground team conducting Large scale search and destroy operations. Whalen s unit also is engaged m civic action programs which include medical and Den Tai Aid and a self help pro Gram designed to assist the rur Al vietnamese residents

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