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Argus (Newspaper) - November 20, 1971, Fremont, California Labor gives Nixon Chilly reception o to a. Miami Beach Fla. Nixon ignored the frosty reception accorded trim it the Falcio convention Friday and told the Tabor leaders straight from the shoulder that he was going to make phase ii of his economic program work with or without their help. There was a titter when Nix on pronounced phase i of his economic program a remark Able and More Deri Sive laughter when he added Good if you Don t think so go Home and ask your wives who go to grocery stores. Go Home and ask less than an hour after addressing the labor Dele Gates the president Cut Short what was to have been a weekend in the Florida Sun to return to Washington. Press aides denied there was any crisis or that presi Dent Nixon had been annoyed by the coolness of the labor audience. They said he was returning to the capital to escort his wife to the opening performance of the classical Khmer dancers of cant Bodia at the John f. Kennedy Center for the performing arts. The president threw away his prepared text when he arose to speak to the Assem bled labor leaders but said he was standing by those re Marks which had been distributed to newsmen. In his prepared speech the president told the labor 4eaov ers his wage and Price controls would produce a period of sustained Prosperity that will repay Many times Over any immediate sacrifices that any segment of the american work Force is called upon to Nixon was met at the Loor of the hotel ballroom where he was to speak by Al Cio president George Meany and ushered inside without fan fare. A labor spoke Man said the White House had re Quested a musical tribute such As Hall to the but we decided not the White House wanted show business and this is not show Busine the labor spokesman Meany gave Nixon me Brief est of introductions saying ladles and gentlemen the president of the United there was Light applause since word had been passed among Delegate in Advance that there were to be no dem it booing or thundering applause. Ignoring the chill president Nixon Low the delegates he was going to give it to them straight from the since that he Dej pile political differences the majority of workers Are for America and for a Strong de the president then quoted a statement made by Meany mar Day that if the presi Dent or the United states does t want our membership on the pay Board on our he Argus terms he knows what he can Well you know president Meany is Nixon said. I know exactly what i can do i am going to do it i want a program that is fair to All elements society. In order to Stop the in the Cost of living we want the participation of Busi we want the participation of labor we want the Back Agat of Mcwith cat j morning the weather fair through today with variable High cloudiness tonight and tomorrow. Little temperature change with High both Days from the Low 60s to Low 70s and a Low tonight from the mid-30s to mid-40s. Westerly winds 10-20 Miles per hour. In the state regents of the University of califor Nia receive a task Force report proposing to revolutionize tile University by open ing its part time students of All the response of the regents meet ing. In san is firm. For the they were riot asked for Money to finance the 2j the California toll Bridge authority approves a plan setting up two toll free priority lanes on the Daft Raff we. tic car m a Mumn an a Huml at j mum production required to fill the immediate demands. We have a continuous pro Cess operation which makes it shut Down any one part without substantially affecting the entire said Plant manager l. H. Kreusel. It was our observation that there was very Little if any increase in car pooling by our employees during the ale the added., fac corp. Of Newark said employees were asked to minimize Auto travel and some of Fite company pro were rescheduled for trip by Nixon in bade Ptg of 3 15.8 per cent Board approves Jondon visit to China by president Nixon raw is expected to take place around april of next year diet oxalic sources said Fri Day. X. The sources who. Maintained Friendly relations with peking said same Mare time 4s required to prepare the scene for the important event of the Nixon meeting with 4he chinese top leadership. Earlier suggestions had mentioned More advanced dates for us visit the so Jaxes said the visit is rated in peking As of great importance for the whole future relation ship of China with the United states and tie world while it to re sufi. May1, come from presided Iii am it of Ith Ben objecting Sharp by Ftfe pay Board approved a first year pay increase of at feast per cent for the nation s Coal miners Friday As not unreasonably icons trient with is anti inflation guide lines. It was Learned that the 15-member Board also agreed Ami its labor members solid to opposed on a definition of severe inequities that would permit an exception to its ban on retroactive pay ment of wage boosts denied during the recent 90-Day freeze. A spokesman for labor insists that a scheduled raises be paid Retro in adequate divisive the unions hailed the pay Board s approval first year of a three year can signed by the soft Coal Industry and the United mine workers shortly before the freeze expired last saturday night. Ibe first year Tab is nearly three times higher than the Board s Post freeze yardstick of 5.5 per cent for average annual wage and Benefit it although the Board did not Rule on the remaining two years of the ump contract covering about miners Back of Mcewn Eri. 1 process will need a lot of time. They said that while peking has made a surprising jump in its pol icy shifting from a seemingly irreconcilable posture toward the United states to readiness to negotiate with Washington time is now required by the regime of Mao fee Tung to prepare for the actual negotiations not least because of delicate Domestic developments. Sources said peking apparently has not yet made up its mind How far and in which direction it will and can go in its Overall policy switch. The sources guard edly confirmed the existence of differences within the Pek ing regime Fremont personality Gus Giles Dies at 62 by John Pachtner Fremont Chauncey Frank Gus Giles vigor Ous civic Leader of years past and Gruff Recluse in his last months died at 62 thurs Day the victim of Long term cancer. You just Tell pm one said Giles As his Clos ing words in an infer View barely nine weeks ago when they carry me off in a casket they la find me still Kickin Giles was known As or. Republican of Washington township in the 1950s, worked arduously for the City s incorporation served on the City recreation Corn Mission from 196m5 and helped establish the Fremont sports federation. He ran what has been de scribed As one of Fremont s first teen centers and from the Middle of world War ii until nearly the Day of his death jealously guarded is estate part of which is scheduled to become one of the City s historical monuments the 4uxuriously treed site of the Washington College of Sci ence and Industry Wahidi originally opened in Giles lived on the 13-acre estate at Washington Boule Vard and Driscoll Road in Solitude for the last two years Back Metta etl. T Ous Giles with met Monkey form to

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