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2 Sep 1973

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2 Sep 1973

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Atchison Daily Globe (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Atchison, KansasShortages hitting Industry Here by Margaret Schwein do cheap dollars and the booming Economy in Europe Asia and Japan mean anything personally to us in Atchison when the press mentions the heart of the current inflationary problem is the unexpected demand around the world for commodities All in Short do you mumble i know about inflation just look at my grocery and think that other is someone else s problem and All so far away just like that grocery Bill the problem picks our pockets Here in Atchison Kas. . Our local businessmen say the problem is shortages. Shor tages Are affecting things like pop s Bowling bag. Mom s dust mop and the kids Blue jeans. A Sample Survey around town last week revealed the biggest Pinch is in Cotton and Woolen goods. Most dramatically affected is at Chison leather products. We Are switching our entire line of Canvas Herns to stated Dick Platt general manager. You bet we feel the Cotton shortage. We Are investigating the use of nylons poly propane and spun poly Ester for such things As baseball bases tackling dummies and webbing so we can hold the line on prices issued in our new catalogue. Well have to do it with substitutes though. If a customer insists on Cotton it will Cost Alp s purchasing agent Ted George paints a Bleak picture of buying Cotton Canvas right now. We can t even get a Price quotation from the Denison tex., Cotton Mills where we be ordered for years. The Price is up every Day. Imported Cottons Are running As High As domestics and Are not of dependable he said Alp s average con sumption of Canvas Duck runs Between 30 and 40 thousand Yards 54 inches wide of material and about 100 thousand Yards of webbing a year. Prices on Canvas Are 50 per cent higher than they were in George groans and we re told the Price will be doubled by 1974." also getting dusted off on Canvas orders and Cotton yarn is Saunders manufacturing co., manufacturer of a million and a half mops a year. Cotton is the Best dust col Lector. It accounts for 98 per cent of our business. The Cotton shortage presents us with a major replied Bob Querry comptroller at the factory who also keenly feels the soaring Cost of Cotton. First Grade yarn was 50 cents a Pound two years ago. Now we Are being quoted double that Price for second Grade that Means Short Staple co manager Bob Chalfant added our Canvas supplier can t guarantee us More than one shipment. Fortunately far sighted management has seen to it that we have adequate supplies on hand to meet our contract orders for six months in Advance. Our machines and girls will keep on the men said they Are looking into every other source of material and the possibility of using synthetics. We Don t know How the sudden surge to synthetics will affect supplies in that area or what demands a Boom in synthetics will make on the Energy crisis. We do know one the two men agree we re going to say in in addition to Cotton the Saunders Plant finds Lamb s Wool used for polishing pads almost impossible to buy. The Wool Market went completely crazy this exclaimed Jack Freund in his office at Smith Chenille embroidery company. The Price was raised the limit every Day for 30 Days until it is out of sight. We use Wool exclusively to make school let ters award emblems team patches school banners and other but Freund had a Hunch Early in the year and bought everything All the Felt and yarn he could Lay his hands on. I m he admits to have an inventory adequate to handle our usual volume of business. But i had to pay a 7 per cent higher Price and i know that to just break even i m going to Price myself right out of the Market on some items. That s my where you would most expect to find effects of shortages there Are none. We Don t feel a explained Vincent Pfeffer manager at Morton garment co. Here. We Haven t used Cotton or Woolen fabrics or thread for years we go synthetic All the Way. No shortages Here so some woolens and mostly Cotton and leather items Lead the Back orders at the . Penney store according to Keith Lindgren manager. Primarily it takes much longer up to 60 or 90 Days to fill an order on such items. Suppliers can t keep up with demand. Our latest hard to get item is gift conserve is the word All up and Down the town. Save your paper sacks we re soon going to go shopping with Wicker predicts continued on Page 13 Atchison sunday Globe g per copy Atchison Kansas sunday september 2, 1973 36 pages year 29336 we be been told that the sign on the door to Success reads push not pull May revise mall sound regulations by cambodian insurgents Lincoln soybean Mill takes shape provincial capital under heavy attack phenom penh Cambodia a cambodian insurgents attacking in Force overran two government positions saturday and drove to within half a mile of Kompton Cham Cambodia s third largest City. Brig. Gen. John r. D. Cle land the top american military Man in Cambodia flew to the provincial capital 47 Miles Northeast of phenom penh with maj. Gen. Sostene Fernandez commander in chief of the cambodian army. As they were Landing in their 19 americans die in Copenhagen fire Copenhagen Denmark a Nineteen americans and 16 other foreign tourists were reported killed saturday in an Early morning fire that turned the upper stories of a Plush downtown hotel into an inferno. More than 12 hours after the fire was extinguished rescuers were still digging for bodies in the burned out Shell of what used to be the Haynia a 74 year old popular family hotel and tourist landmark close to trapped men freed from sub ordeal Cork Ireland a cues won a race against the clock saturday and hauled to safety two men trapped 76 hours in a midget submarine running out of air feet be Low the Stormy surface of the Atlantic. Once on land the freed men wigged Champagne and made their experience sound like a picnic. It was very pleasant and very comfortable Down said Roger Mallinson a father of three. I feel Roger Chap Man added grinning. A British Canadian and american Rescue team had re ported from the scene that the pair had Only 45 minutes of air left when they were pulled to the surface. But later Mallinson said he and Chapman had about a Day s Supply left when they were rescued. Chapman said the worst part of their three Day ordeal was being swung Back and Forth while being hauled up. That was very he town Hall Square. It was the worst hotel fire in Denmark s history. The names of those killed Sereno immediately released. Police said that besides the americans the dead included four austrians two japanese two brazilians two italians and one victim each from Belgium helicopter a barrage of 105mm howitzer shells fired by the communist led insurgents from captured american guns fell in the City about 500 Yards from them. Cleland and Fernandez were uninjured but seven civilians were reported wounded. Cleland is listed by the . Embassy As the chief of the . Military equipment delivery team. Congress has prohibited official . Military advisers in Cambodia. Field reports said the insurgent Force near Kampong Cham estimated to number As Many As troops has Cap tured up to half a dozen . 105mm howitzers in its push eastward across Highway 7 to Ward Kampong Cham in the last three weeks. Kampong Cham and its air port were reported to be in gov Holland ire saturday but land and Singapore. The Airport was closed because at least 49 persons 15 of them americans were reported to have survived. Some of the 83 guests registered at the hotel remained steel framework for the Lincoln Grain co. Soybean Mill was going up last week at the construction site at the firm s elevator b on . 59 Southwest of town at Parnell. The building construction is scheduled to be completed about the Middle of next month and installation of milling equipment will follow. It is expected to have the Plant in operation by dec. 1. The Atchison City commission recently authorized issuance of million in Industrial Revenue Bonds in support of the Lincoln Grain expansion Here. Globe photo. Unaccounted for. In the con fusion survivors left town or checked into other hotels after they were evacuated from the burning Haynia or discharged from hospitals. Of those killed Many died in their Beds overcome by smoke. Others fell to their deaths from window ledges and roofs and continued on Page 14 of rebel guns. Cleland and Fernandez landed with their Heli copter inside the City. Field reports said a govern ment position a half mile South Crossroads report West of Kampong Cham was overrun after night Long insurgent assaults. The government troops re treated carrying 59 wounded with them and leaving others behind Field reports said. Ten government troops were reported killed. A second government position continued on Page Nixon Agnew meet on Federal inquiry continued on Page 14 Washington a pres ident Nixon and vice president Spiro t. Agnew met at length saturday to discuss the Crimi Nal investigation involving a new and then went their Sepa rate ways for the labor Day weekend. The two hour meeting at the White House was a thorough discussion of the Federal in Quiry in which Agnew faces possible indictment Deputy White House press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said. It also embraced the coming session of Congress legislative priorities and other subjects he said. Nixon flew to his Camp David md., Retreat for the holi Day while Agnew planned to spend the weekend with friends overtime Issue Clouds Law wage negotiations Detroit a the negotiating Pace is faster but the glowing optimism there won t be an Auto strike this year is dimming. The reason the complicated Issue of voluntary overtime. I was optimistic. Now i m Down to United Auto workers president Leonard Woodcock said As negotiations with Chrysler corp moved to within two weeks of the Union s strike deadline. The Union chief said the next stage in his personal feelings about the negotiations will find him if that happens nearly 000 Chrysler workers could be on strike at . Sept. 14. The biggest obstacle to our Forward Progress at the moment is the Union demand that overtime be made Woodcock said. There s no alternative to a strike if that de Mand is not a voluntary overtime provi Sion in its new Auto Industry contracts would mean taking away from management one of its cherished rights. Chrysler says it would rather take a strike than give in on the Over time question. A voluntary overtime provi Sion would give each employee the right to decide whether he or she will work beyond the regular 40-hour week. The current Law contract with the Auto makers gives management the exclusive continued on Page 14 at Ocean City my. The White House meeting had Given Rise to renewed Specula Tion that developments in the criminal probe had reached a Point where Agnew s Resigna Tion might be requested or offered. Warren and a spokesman for the vice president denied this in Advance and both said Satur Day that the subject of Agnew s resignation did not come up. Moreover they said there was no discussion of Agnew s Legal strategy nor of any constitutional questions such Asle Gal Steps that might be taken against a vice president or his use of executive privilege. Warren said in reply to questions from newsmen that Nix on s Confidence in Agnew As expressed in his news Confer ence at san Clemente two weeks ago remained unchanged following saturday s meeting. Agnew had requested the continued on Page 14 club women s edition the 22nd annual club women s edition is published in a special Section of today s Issue of the Globe. It contains information circe ring 72 women s clubs and organizations in Atchison As Well As most of the communities in the Northeast Kansas area. Officers Are listed and in the majority stories Are accompanied by pictures of the presidents of the groups. Dear editor i see where the Power punchy Pooh Bahs in the Federal Trade commission Are massively distressed about soap and detergent makers May be lying in their advertising. It is moderately sad of course when a lady gets suckered on soap but she gets some Good experience at Low Cost and even a big Box lasts Only a few Days. The Etc Don Quixote however have never used their vast Power to crack Down on false advertising by politicians. And when we buy a lying pitch from one of these he usually lasts expensively for years and years. Crossroads .a. Narrow escape Here Rescue Man after fire sweeps Home an Alert neighbor and a City fireman figured in saving the life of an Atchison Man in an Early morning fire Here yesterday. The Man Gerald Schrick 25, was apparently nearly overcome from smoke inhalation in a Blaze that caused heavy damage to the Snyder one Story Brick residence at 1030 Atchison Street. He was at Home alone at the time. According to the report at the fire station Frank Williams the neighbor who lives across the Street from the Schricksc at 1029 Atchison Street was awakened about 4 . Yesterday by the odor of smoke. Investigating Williams saw a front room ablaze in the Schrick House. Firemen reported that he ran to the Schrick Home at tempting to Rouse someone and on receiving no answer forced the front door open. He was unable to enter the House due to the intense heat and Rush of smoke after the door was opened. Williams was Able to spot Schrick who he reported was on his hands and Knees on the floor and shaking his head from Side to according to firemen. After shouting to Schrick to go to a Back room of the House Williams returned to his Home and called the fire department and police. Firemen received the Call at . After arriving on the scene firemen quickly extinguished the Blaze in the front part of the Home and fireman Arnold Silvey 36, wearing a mask entered the smoke filled House and found Schrick in a Small washroom at the rear trying to break through the fireman Silvey lifted Schrick through a Small window in the room to others on the outside who quickly applied an in Alator to the stricken Man. He was later taken to the Atchison Hospital by the at Chison ambulance service and admitted. He was reported in satisfactory condition at the Hospital yesterday where his physician ordered he be held for observation. Firemen who were at the scene of the fire until . Yesterday reported the cause was possibly a burning cigarette As a bed and bedding had been completely con continued on Page 13 City commissioner George Diebolt has asked the City com Mission to consider revision of City ordinances pertaining to the use of sound systems on the mall. A draft ordinance outlining the revisions has been prepared for tuesday s . Meeting of the com Mission at City Hall. The request apparently pertains to a Winter fashion show promotion planned for the mall in october. A conflict with City ordinances was noted during a recent meeting of the Atchison area chamber of Commerce by Bernard do Mann chairman of the chamber retail division. Domann reported that he had been advised of a possible conflict by City Hall and that he would talk with com missioner Diebolt himself a retailer on the mall. The chamber retail chief also noted that Little action has apparently been taken on a list of mall use guidelines submitted to City Hall earlier this year by the chamber. Sound systems were mentioned in the guide lines according to Domann. City commissioner Edna Sutlief has called for a discussion on the Dis continuance of refuse pickup in unimproved alleyways within the City. The commission is expected to act in the Best interests of the Community according to the Agenda. The commission will be meeting in the municipal courtroom of City Hall tuesday because of the labor Day Observance of City offices tomorrow. All City offices with exception of the police and fire departments will be closed monday. Three of the 18 Agenda items Are in connection with traffic matters. One ordinance Calls for the erection of Stop signs for East West traffic at sixth and a fifth and a fourth and l and northbound traffic on fifth Street at m. A second ordinance pre pared for commission consideration Calls for the erection of appropriate signs establishing no Entrance from either direction onto Julia Street Between King and Ann. The third measure would eliminate parking on the West Side of seventh Street beginning 154 feet North of the North curb of main Street and extending for a distance of 60 feet. This zone would be in front of mall towers. Traffic safety director capt. Don Hunsaker has recommended adoption of each ordinance and has the concur rence of the City manager s office. A report on recommendations for use of fiscal 1974 Federal Revenue sharing Money also appears on tuesday s Agenda. Federal regulations require the City to prepare a proposed expenditure plan and publish it before sept. 14, when it will be submitted to the . Treasury department. The City governing body is expected to reconsider its order of aug. 6 calling for a Grade restoration in the 1200 and 1300 blocks of South ninth Street. Acting City manager David Farrell will give a preliminary continued on Page 14 to Kan area partly sunny and warmer. High in upper 80s. Mild tonight with Chance of scattered thundershowers monday. Kansas partly Cloudy and warm today with Alghi in mid 70s Antram Northwest to Low 90s South. Scat Tirad showers West and Central tonight spreading Over state monday. Lows tonight Low Soi Northwest to Low 70s Southeast cooler monday with highs in 70s and is. Missouri partly Cloudy with Chance of thunderstorms tomorrow. Highs today near turning cooler Northwest monday with lows tonight around 70. High monday near Southeast and in the is elsewhere. Rainfall .12 of an Inch. Total Lor september .12 of an Inch. Normal Lor september 4.71 inches. Total for 1973 inches. Temperature barometric pressure humidity wind direction and velocity readings Lurn shed by Atchison Pablov Slon inc., weather Channel thermometer readings jp.m.75 4p.m.74 sp.m.75 sp.m.74 ap.m.73 9p.m.71 Low yesterday morning 72 temperatures a year ago today Low w. High 67, rainfall .20 of an Inch. Taken at 9 . Barometer.30.05 steady humidity.90per cent wind .seo-3 Tver stages Omaha 8.6 no change Nebraska City 1.9 up 0.1 Ruto 10.1 no change St. Joe 10.4 no change Atchison 13.75 Down 0.05 August rainfall tops Normal rainfall in Atchison during August amounted to 5.54 in Ches according to records at the Atchison Cablevision inc., weather Center. This is 1.34 inches More than the Normal of 4.20 inches for the month. Precipitation for the year through August totals 38.88 inches. Normal for this same period is 24.64 inches and the annual Normal is 34.98 inches. The heaviest rain last month was 2.80 inches on aug. 8. On aug. 9, the amount was .90 of an Inch and on aug. 12, was 1.20 inches. Smaller amounts were recorded aug. 17 and 26. For anti soviet propaganda prison terms for .s.r. Dissidents debris from the fire ravaged Gerald Schrick Home at 1030 Atchison Street was piled outside this front window yesterday. City firemen who reported the Blaze apparently was caused by a burning cigarette rescued Schrick from the smoke filled House after the fire was photo. Globe takes Holiday tomorrow j along with most Atchison business firms and industries the Globe will be closed to Morrow in Observance of the labor Day Holiday and will not publish. It is one of four holidays a year enjoyed by Globe employees the others being thanksgiving Christmas and the fourth of july. Moscow a the soviet Union dealt a hard blow to the country s Small and embattled dissident movement saturday by convicting two of its most prominent members for anti soviet propaganda and sentencing them to prison. The soviet news Agency Tass said Pyotr Yakir and Viktor Krasin were each sentenced to three years in prison to be Fol Lowed by three More years in exile from Moscow. The six Day trial capped an intense secret police crackdown on dissent that has been under Way since january 1972, and coincided with a soviet foreign policy of detente with the West. Until his arrest last year Yakir had been one of the most outspoken members of the dissident movement. Krasin also had been Active. Tass reported the pair was condemned for agitation and propaganda carried out with the of weakening soviet Power for spreading with the same ends slanderous fabrications in an attempt to smear the soviet state and the social printing and keeping anti soviet liter they faced a maximum term of seven years in prison and five in exile but the court took into account that Yakir and Krasin had pleaded guilty and Tass said. The trial capped a soviet secret police Effort to stamp out an underground journal a chronicle of current which reported arrests trials and statements of dissidents. The court proceedings were closed to the non soviet press. A few family members were continued on Page 14 give your message to our to Kan area subscribers through Globe want ads. Pm 367-0583 for a taker. Adv

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