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Argus (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Fremont, California Good morning the weather fair through tomorrow Little temperature change. High today 71. Low to night 52-58. Westerly winds 10 to 20 Miles an hour. Details Page 2. 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 million san Mateo Hayward Bridge Are inched into place closing the final Gap of the two mile Long High level Structure. Pic Tures Page 8. In California 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 million a year. Page 16. In the nation the nation s major Copper firms Are idled for the third straight Day from a strike that has the potential for Oyei shadowing the 1064 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 Ujj. 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. Page 3. In the world american jets smash North vietnamese Supply lines with an even 100 raids dropping almost a million pounds of bombs on hed 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. The inside Story the Pio bookbinding service 317 be 86th a 6017 be 86th ave. Portland Oregon 97266 rugs vol. Hlll no. 87 Fremont Newark California tuesday july 18, 1967 16 pages 5 cents trains ordered to Roll again president signs legislation ending crippling strike new Jersey National guardsmen prepare to leave Newark school stadium after riots gov. Richard Hughes also orders withdrawal of state troopers yesterday Newark damage million guardsmen leave Jersey riot scene astrology Bridge or. Steincrohn editorial financial obituaries sports to log theater guide want a 2 9-10 7 7 12-15 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 he City s All night curfew. Police and guardsmen remained in nearby Plainfield racial violence Hughes ordered the withdraw Al of out of City forces because the rioting and looting in Newark had All but ended and Hospital expansion ailing due proposed expansion of Washington Hospital Wisl 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 will include presentation of the District s Long Range master plan As Well As discussion of the first phase expansion propos Al. The All Over expansion plan will Cost the District an Esti mated 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 Neasure when you Haven t Given promised fringe benefits to Hospital pm sniping was so sporadic that it is almost he also lifted the slate of emergency imposed at the height of Newark s racial rioting last weekend. The 10 . To 6 . Curfew a was 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 luring the rioting. Mob beat and shot to death a White policeman who had pursued one cooler into the negro West end Section. Send More Hughes sent 100 National guardsmen into. Plainfield and 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 1m6. In signing the Bill which Railroad management said would allow some trains to Start rolling again tuesday morning the president said the Public interest Musl we Hope this crippling strike is about to Johnson said in a Sale mint 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 striking at . 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 withdrawn As Well As Kustric had been under heavy Nia Mem Ana a Man we to tons Lynd. To had appealed for Swift to ibis nation in an hour of Industrial the president said. It should remove a grave threat to the Security and Wal being of every one of Johnson who three times earlier sought and received congressional action blocking the walkout again cited disruptions to the Economy and to the Vietnam War Effort in signing he legislation ending he walkout of shop workers. Although the unions and opponents of the legislation on Capitol Hill strenuously objected to the Bill s provision for compulsory arbitration Johnson said Long dispute it provides the special machinery to Settle fairly and finally the Long dispute which caused this Johnson Pray cd Congress for settling House Senate differences in pushing the Bill two Days after the strike began. Although the unions indicated some loot dragging reluctance to return to work the Justice department was ready to seek Back to work injunctions if necessary to get the men Back to work. The Law made it Clear strikers had no Legal Cloice but to obey it promptly. Johnson signed the Bill containing the formula he had proposed 75 Days ago for a final solution to the dispute about the time he had predicted earlier that the entire rail system would be. Totally Para 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 million exclusive of Stock looted from places of business. The estimate was made monday by p. Bernard Norlman chief of City economic development. City officials said 50 City building inspectors would make a Bloke 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. 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 lie 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 the Rev. John c. Mcnill 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 Cen Linum on 1. Cd. T ment if a voluntary one can not to 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 n hopeful solution congressional action to Cope with the Senate passed the Bill g9 to 20. Three hours later tie House swallowed its earlier objections and gave final continued on Pool eel. Tax boost needed to balance budget 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 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 nation wide Cablevision inc., of Belmont. In analysing the five bids sub melted Driggs said that three criteria had been applied to de Termine the most favourable bid capacity and capability of the company to provide Good Seiv ice which bid offers the most economical offering to the Cus Tomer and which firm offers the Best Revenue potential to the City. The proposed system has drawn nationwide interest with nationally based firms vying for what appears to be a Juicy financial Plum. Most of the firms have offered sorely needed added Revenue for City coffers for the franchise. The following is an example of what the firms have offered to the City in return for the franchise general electric franchise payment to the City of five per on Page 3, col. 4 Fremont planners delay vote on business area the Fremont planning com Mission last night postponed a decision on John l. Stevenson s mixed development on the Corner of Blacow Road and Mowry Avenue until they can see specifically what he plans. Stevenson came before the commission last night with his argument Arsenal loaded with a private planner a Market analyst and supermarket and Motel 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 supermarket. The motion was adopted unanimously. Stevenson had requested that the commission consider his proposal As a planned District and approve it in principle. Al though approval was expressed by the commission the question of whether commercial development will be allowed on the Corner has not been decided. According to acting City plan Ning director Sherwin Greene if the supermarket in 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. By Jim Wilson Newark unified school District faces a 42-Ccnt tax in crease to balance a deficit budget. Asst supt. H. L. Eidson said District officials have pared the original budget but still faces a deficit to bal Ance the publication budget within the present operating tax Rale of 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 earlier in which All 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 limit of per of assessed valuation without overrides so we either have to Cut drastically or get some additional Money Eidson added. He said the District could just about meet the budget if governor Reagan s tax Bill Pas ses and additional state Aid is made available to Low wealth districts. The Reagan Bill he said seems to have a belter Chance of passing than a 272 a massive state Aid and tax re Lief Bill now Hung up in a sen ate committee. Eidson s original budget 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 was picked up from a higher than expected ending balance of Leav ing for Reserve. We will still be Short Eidson said. And i had to Cut the budget to get this he said about was Cut from the needed capital out lays and the rest was hacked from extra maintenance help needed general supplies for instruction and transportation. We May have to Cut some in Community services he added. And i am already about at the end of the rope still shy of balancing the this does t include any Money for the requested for staff raises. The biggest portion of the Contr we on pigs 1. Col. Marine gets purple heart Robert m. Whalen a Fremont Marine has been awarded the purple heart in Dong a Viet Nam for wounds sustained in action while a member of the eleventh battalion third Marine division. Pfc. Whalen the son of and mrs. John m. Whalen 42825 Fonta Gibleau place entered the service in january 1966, after attending san Jose state col lege. The eleventh battalion is engaged in Road and building construction and laying 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 in civic action programs which include medical and Den Tal Aid and a self help pro Gram designed to assist the rur Al vietnamese residents

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