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Biloxi Sun Herald (Newspaper) - September 26, 1976, Biloxi, Mississippi Page a-4 the suit i Irald Biloxi Gulfport Pascagoula miss., sunday september 26, 1976 everybody s business Jimmie Bel turning $51,000 into $4.2 million a Seldom exposed theory behind the receipt and application of Federal funds in a governmental District came full Circle last week at a City Council meeting a proving once and for All that it is possible to spend Only $51,000 in local Cash funds coupled with non Cash contributions and get a return of $4.4 million. And All this on a 75-25 Federal local Grant the scene was the formal close out of Gulfport s Central City and North Central Urban renewal program. To consummate the closure which followed by Many months the actual Federal cancellation of Urban renewal the City was required to come up with $14,000, having previously paid $37,000 toward the $51,000 balance. Under Ordinary circumstances had Congress financed the program for the original seven or eight years which was first proposed under Urban renewal the City might have been required to pay $1.1 million in Cash toward a $4,481,800 program. As it often happens with the Matching Money needed by a local Agency the City was Able to pinpoint $1,345,000 in non Cash credits such As providing equiv Ilant amounts in services needed by the residents in the renewal districts. When it was closed out Hud said the City still owed Only about $14,000 of its own Money. There was More Good news anticipated a a favourable ruling by the supreme court May permit $60,000 now remaining in the local program to be used toward repaying the $51,000 to the City funds from which it was derived. The inter Urban express a Harrison county civil defense director Wade Guice told japanese disaster researchers Here on a fact finding Mission that the most practical shelter for Gulf coast residents in time of hurricanes is to leave town and go to Hattiesburg or Jackson. Safe from harm they Are then Able to return and help with the clean up and rebuilding. A the Bureau of outdoor recreation is reported ready to approve allocation of $30 million for a recreation Park and Reservoir at three Rivers 10 Miles North of the Biloxi Gulfport City limits. A a member of the coast Council Chambers of Commerce told his group last week Quot if you ride around the hotels and motels you la see that louisianans Are currently supporting our tourist a did you know there Are 16 signs along 1-10 directing motorists to new Orleans but Only one directing them to the Quot Scenic Gulf coast Quot Center stage try outs sept 28 Center stage will hold tryouts for roles in its remaining three season productions at 7 30 . On tuesday sept. 28, at the stage playhouse on Cowan Road Gulfport. Fourteen adult roles Are available for Quot father s Day Quot in november Quot the importance of being Earnest Quot in february and Quot that championship season Quot in april. Resident director for the shows is Chuck White. In Jackson county call875-2777 for Home delivery of this newspaper Carter s Overall schedule Cut Back continued from Al was to blame for lacklustre or mechanical performances. They were also troubled by recent episodes Over his Playboy Magazine remarks on sex and Lyndon Johnson and his comments on taxation in an interview with the associated press. Ford s seven hour riverboat cruise was the Start of a three Day journey into four Southern states ending monday in Miami. A 150-mile motorcade will take him into Mississippi and a Corner of Alabama on sunday. The excursion on the Natchez a new metallic vessel patterned after the elegant wooden steamers that plied old Man River in the Days of Mark Twain was climaxed with a rally near the new Orleans waterfront saturday night. Ford told the gathering at Lutcher that he will fight for votes Quot from the snowy Banks of Minnesota to the Sandy Plains of that pointedly took in the Home states of both Carter and his running mate sen. Walter f. Mon Dale whom Ford described As Quot the biggest spender in the Between ferry landings the president and wife Betty trooped All Over the riverboat with its Captain Clark Hawley from the boiler room to the Pilot s wheelhouse and shaking hands with most of the 100 invited passengers. Amid the festivity however a Man collapsed of an apparent heart attack in the ship s dining room. The president s physician or. William Lukash revived him and he was taken on a Stretcher aboard a coast guard boat that pulled alongside. The victim was identified As Percy Green publisher of the Jackson advocate a weekly newspaper. Many other Southern newspaper editors and executives also were aboard. Lukash said later the Man was Quot doing Ford declared at one Stop that if elected he will press for another tax reduction next year adding that Quot the kind of tax Reform that makes sense Quot would be coupled with a reduction in Federal spending. Quot i believe the Federal government spends too much of your tax dollars Quot he said. Ford s running mate sen. Bob Dole discussed Campaign strategy with former California gov. Ronald Reagan at Pacific Palisades Calif. Dole told reporters Reagan s Active support is important for a gop Victory in november. Quot he s very popular around the country Quot Dole said. Carter called anew in his san Diego speech for a five year agreement to halt nuclear testing for All purposes and for a voluntary International moratorium on the Purchase and Sale of nuclear fuel enrichment and reprocessing plants. The democratic nominee had noted earlier that Quot highly enriched uranium can be used to produce weapons Quot and that Quot plutonium when separated from the remainder of the spent fuel can also be used to produce nuclear the United states and other nuclear Powers have refused to Export plutonium reprocessing plants. But the government has sold or is considering Selling nuclear reactor plants to several foreign countries. Carter s aides said the nominee s Campaign work week will henceforth be shortened to an average of Days on the average and few events will be scheduled past 7 . Quot he was getting tired Quot said one Carter lieutenant. Quot when he gets tired he gets visibly strident and goes on the attack sometimes aides said also that the former Georgia governor would return to a Basic stump speech which emphasizes the need for Trust in government and Strong competent leadership a theme he often used in the primaries rather than focusing on specific issues. Carter will continue to make Issue speeches aides said but nonetheless wants to put his earlier Campaign approach to greater use. As for the flaps Over the Playboy and a interviews one adviser admitted Quot it s been rough. It s almost painful to watch the evening but Carter attributed those problems to Quot my free expression Quot a tendency he said he would learn to control. Quot i think my free expression of views probably causes my problems Quot he said. For Ford it was a sweltering humid Day on the River. The president s Blue shirt was soaked with sweat As he spoke from the upper deck of the riverboat then climbed Down to shake hands on the levees. . Patrol boats police cruisers and a helicopter escorted the floating Campaign while bands along the Shore played Quot rolling on the River Quot and similar Dixieland favourites. The ship s steam Calliope chimed in with Quot Dixie poverty ranks swelled in 1975 Washington apr More americans Slid into poverty last year than any time in the 17 years the government has been keeping track the census Bureau said saturday. The Bureau blamed the 2.5 million increase in poverty stricken people on the whip saw effect of High inflation in the midst of recession together with widespread exhaustion of unemployment benefits last year. Despite an $818 increase in median family income last year to $13,720 a year inflation dragged the buying Power of that income Down to the lowest level in five years in 1975, the census Bureau said. The drop worked out to 2.6 per cent and followed a 3.5 per cent drop in 1974. Buying Power by that measure has now shrunk four of the last six years. For thie number of people in poverty it was the second increase in a Row and Only the third since the Bureau began keeping such statistics in 1959. The increases in 1974 and in 1970 were both about 1.3 million. The census Bureau said 25.9 million persons lived in families that were below the government defined poverty level of $5,500 for a nonfarm family of four. The poverty level was up due to inflation from $5,-038 in 1974. The number of people in poverty was the largest since the 27.8 million in 1967, when the poverty level was $3,410. The 1975 figure represented 12 per cent or nearly one out of every eight persons. That was up from 11.6 per cent the year before and was the highest essence rarely houb1gant the perfume .25 Al. Of. An $18.00 value for Only$5.00 with any $6.00 Purchase from the essence rare collection the Spray the the the 1.75 f i. Of. Cologne powdering body $6.50 1.75 Al. A. Net it. 5 of. Fragrance .75 Al. Of. 5-50 $6.00 3.5 f i. Of. $4.50 $6.00eckerd Muey # since the 12.6 per cent in 1970. The poverty income is set by computing the Cost of a Basic nutritionally adequate diet and multiplying that by three based on the government finding that poor people spend on third of their income on food. The 1975 level works out to $106 per week. By comparison the average wage of factory workers in mid-1975 was $163 per week. The minimum Federal wage of $2.30 an hour represents $92 for a 40-hour week and the average payment to retired workers on social Security last year was $206 per month. The new figures appeared destined to provide More fuel for the presidential election contest. Democrat Jimmy Carter has made president Ford s handling of the Economy a key Issue for attack. And both candidates have offered tax reforms that would provide Relief to lower and moderate income taxpayers at the expense of upper bracket families. Ford has drawn the upper limit of Quot moderate Quot at $35,000. Carter has avoided setting a firm limit although his mention of the median or mean family income As the dividing line Between higher and lower income families prompted the republicans to accuse him of mapping a tax increase for half of All families. First United Way county wide report due the United Way for Harrison county will hold the first county wide report meeting at noon monday sept. 27, at the rown Towner Motel Biloxi according to Everette Stone jr., general county chairman. The meeting is being held specifically for team captains division and group chairmen. However any Volunteer worker desiring to attend will be Welcome. The 12th annual Campaign of United Way is now underway with kick offs being held by All groups during the past four weeks. Report meetings will be held weekly until the drive is concluded. The growth of United Way is evidenced by the increased support by the people of Harrison county during the past 11 years and the addition of participating member agencies. In 1965, the United Way raised $237,000 for 14 agencies compared to $510,000 raised for 23 agencies last year. The goal for 1976 is $527,000 with the addition of one Agency Goodwill industries. 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