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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, Arlington Heights, Illinois Herald photo by Sig Bokalders Tanker spill jams commuter traffic Chicago firefighters worked for six hours thursday morn Heights Man lost control of his car on the rain slicked involved in the Accident had minor injuries and were treating to Wash away 3,000 to 4,000 Gallons of gasoline that pavement causing a Tanker truck to overturn. The Driver de and released from resurrection Hospital. Detoured spilled onto the Kennedy expressway after an Arlington of the Tanker and a Schaumburg Man whose car was also traffic was snarled for Miles. Story Page 3. Senate defies Reagan with tax hike budget from Herald news services a basically we re trying to cooperate and not take any action by ourselves a Hill said. A i believe the attitude and spirit in Springfield seems to be one of providing funds if they have the Hill said the it a needs at least $100 million a year in state funding because the Agency is expecting a deficit of that size next year even with the 10-percent increase. The higher fares Are expected to bring in an additional $25 million to $30 million a year not accounting for ridership losses they would cause. The increase would come on top of a a a temporary surcharge on commuter rail lines that has been in place for More than a year. Hill said removing that surcharge would Cost the Agency about $34 million a year. In order for the fare increase to take effect july i As planned the Board would have had to approve it thursday. Without any funding from the state Hill said the rat will reach another a a crisis by the end of this year and will have to drastically Cut services and raise fares to keep operating. Rat treasurer Michael Fultz said the financial Outlook for 1984 is the rat now does not receive any state funding but is financed by a i percent sales tax in the six county Chicago area. Suburban rat Board members thursday questioned the Chicago transit authority a proposal to lower its Basic fare from 90 cents to 50 cents and eliminate the 10-cent transfers saying they fear it would lower fare Revenue from cat riders and suburban riders would have to make up the difference. If fares Are increased to percent the Cost of a one Way ticket on the Chicago and North Western from Arlington Heights to Chicago would increase from $3.35 to $3.70 a monthly pass would increase from $90.45 to $99.50. The Price of a one Way ticket from Des Plaines Cumberland Avenue or mount Prospect to Chicago would increase from $2.95 to $3.25, while a monthly pass would jump from $79.65 to $87.60. In Springfield Thompson named transportation Secretary John d. Kramer As chairman of negotiating group. He also named John e. Washburn his director of legislative affairs to the the Herald Senate oks injection legislation to carry out death sentences through lethal injections passed the Illinois Senate thursday. A Page 4 lights at Wrigley cubs general manager Dallas Green says lights May be installed at Wrigley Field in time for the 1984 season. A sports still grim mostly Cloudy and Cool with a 30 percent Chance of showers. Highs in the Low 60s. Partly sunny saturday. A Page 2 the Index is on Page 2. Washington a in a stunning defeat for president Reagan the Republican controlled Senate thursday night approved by one vote a 1984 budget relying on tax increases of $9.9 billion next year and More than $74 billion Over three years to reduce swollen Federal deficits. The approval by a 50-49 vote was the worst setback Reagan has suffered in the Senate since his presidency began two and a half years ago. It came just two Days after Reagan in a nationally broadcast news conference vowed tuesday night to veto any Bill London a loss of oxygen was the likeliest explanation for the ghost flight of a West German executive Jet that veered off course flew across Northern Europe with no one at the controls and crashed into the sea killing All three people aboard British pilots said thursday. The pilotless Odyssey ended Over the North Atlantic 250 Miles South of Iceland wednesday when the $2 million Lear Jet apparently ran out of fuel and plummeted into the water. A search for the wreckage was called off Early thursday and the three crewmen a All of them pilots a were presumed dead. Air traffic a Mph the West German charter company that owned the american built plane said it was on a 450-mile test flight from Vienna Austria to Hamburg West Germany a biggest port. It failed to land in Hamburg and then cruised apparently on automatic Pilot at 43,000 feet across West Germany Holland and Britain with a Pilot co Pilot and passenger aboard. Nato fighter pilots scrambled to intercept the Jet As radar blips showed it veering off course. Two British pilots edged their phantom fighters to within 30 feet of the White Jet plane As it flew Over Scotland that would increase taxes. The Senate approved the High tax plan after failing in six previous attempts during the Day to pass a budget. It rejected the House passed democratic budget plan and five other spending plans by republicans sharply divided Over taxes. One of those Defeated was the plan eventually adopted. The successful $849.7 billion budget plan drafted by gop moderates projects a deficit of $178.6 billion in fiscal 1984, which begins oct. I. Senate budget committee chairman Pete Domenici r-n.m., at la Miles a minute 9 Miles up and climbing. The cockpit was empty. No one was at the controls. They were close enough to peer inside but nobody could be seen. I a air planes done to get airborne on their own so we knew there were people around a said Raf Pilot Mike Hannah. A had a look in the portholes and alongside As Well. As Best As we could see there was nobody sitting up in the Cabin. A the Only thing that we could think of was that either they had some kind of Cabin condition poisoning or there was rapid decompression or loss of oxygen which can be the Raf jets eventually peeled away and the ghost Jet flew Over the North Atlantic. The Blip on the radar screen vanished somewhere Southeast of Iceland. Air Force jets searched the area thursday but found no Trace of wreckage. The planets emergency doors were closed so it was believed unlikely the passenger and Crew had bailed out. One theory was that the planets oxygen system failed after the Crew switched to automatic Pilot and went into the Cabin to perform a depressurization test. Changed his vote at the last minute from no to yes to provide the margin of Victory in the 50-49 vote. Altogether 21 republicans joined 29 democrats in voting for the budget plan while 32 republicans and 17 democrats voted against it. Illinois senators Charles h. Percy a Republican and Alan j. Dixon a Democrat both voted for the budget plan. The spending plan would increase defense spending 6 percent rather than the to percent requested by Reagan and spend about $11 billion More on non defense programs than the president wants. The spending blueprint could pave the Way for a democratic led assault later on major elements of the presidents tax reduction program including this years to percent income tax Cut. It relies on tax increases a $9.9 billion in 1984 $13.7 billion in 1985 and $51 billion in 1986 a to reduce budget deficits that might otherwise has soared beyond $200 billion by the end of the decade. The budget itself does not raise taxes but requires the full Senate to do so later in the year. Democrats and moderate republicans have already said they Hope to use that requirement to place a Cap on this years to percent tax Cut and repeal tax indexing. Senate House negotiators must now split the differences Between the Senate budget and the House passed plan and draft a single Compromise version to be approved by both the full House and Senate. The $863 billion House passed budget Calls for $30 billion in tax increases in 1984, holds defense growth to 4 percent and spends about $30 billion More on non defense programs than Reagan wants. A Diu Purvu a sign tells visitors that this is no Ordinary garage Sale. Proceeds will fund research to find a cure for Ald the rare disease that put 12-year-old Michael Davis in a coma like state for More than a year and killed his brother Matthew in 1975.audfamily Strong by Theresa Norton Herald staff writer thirteen months have passed since he got sick and 12-year-old Michael Davis a Brilliant boy who once loved Reading of far off places and talked of becoming a mapmaker remains in a coma like state with no Hope for recovery. Stricken with a rare disease that afflicts Only 230 people in the world a disease that claimed his brother in 1975, Michael is still growing. He is unaware of his development As an adolescent even sprouting what his dad Calls a his parents Joan and Richard Davis who live in Buffalo Groves Mill Creek subdivision say there is Little that can be done for their son. But they Are working toward a goal of eventually keeping other parents from going through the same agony they have experienced twice. They have started a foundation to raise Money to research Adreno Leuk dystrophy and other strains of the disease that has decayed their sons Central nervous systems. Ald As it is called decays the White matter that protects the nerve cells in the brain and there continued on Page 3 oxygen loss May account for Jet s phantom flight from Herald news services me daily hard Darlington Heights edition i by Susan Duerksen and Jim Bray Herald staff writers hoping for a bailout from the Illinois general Assembly the regional transportation authority thursday voted to postpone until August a 10-percent fare increase originally scheduled for july i. Meanwhile gov. James r. Thompson thursday convened a Summit of legislative leaders in an Effort to reach a solution to problems facing the rat. Thompson and party leaders named negotiators and gave the committee two weeks to finish its task. The rat delayed its fare boost until aug. I to give legislators a Chance to come up with a subsidy plan. Rat chairman Lewis Hill said the size of the fare increase and whether it is needed might change depending on what lawmakers do this summer. Chicago Art 1983 is the liveliest show Ever Roy Scheider thunders his Way a Box office hit Friday May 20,1983 g sections�?25 cents lining

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