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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - November 20, 1967, Burlington, Iowa Hawk Eye tems give Auto tags fast shuffle anyone wanting the no. I vehicle License plate for 1968 has a too to i Chance of getting it a if he is among the first too buying tags. The 1968 plates will go on Sale Friday dec. I at 8 30 am. From the treasurers office in the Des Moines county courthouse. A Well do As we have in the past a treasurer Robert James said. A the first too License plates will be shuffled. A we find this eliminates considerable argument and misunderstanding a he explained. The red on White reflector sized licenses Are for re registration of vehicles that Are currently licensed in Iowa. Owners of vehicles with out of state plates that want Iowa plates in the month of december must Purchase 1967 plates and then buy 1968 tags. If they Register the vehicle in january they Only Purchase 1968 plates. By waiting until january owners of out of state licensed vehicles can avoid the added costs. To License and title an out of state vehicle in Iowa the title and plates must be surrendered to the county treasurer. If the vehicle is registered in the name of one or More persons All persons must be present to sign the application for certificate of title. Persons who have moved into Des Moines county from another Iowa county must request the treasurer of their former county to Send the records to this county prior to registration. Tags must be purchased by feb. I to avoid a 5 percent per month penalty. There if a $1 minimum penalty fee. A vehicles that Are to be stored must be in storage on or before the last of january 1968,�?� James said. A the 1967 License plates must be surrendered to store vehicle. The owner of a stored vehicle May Register at any time without penalty. Storage saves the owner payment of penalty but the fee is not mailing fee License tags May be purchased by mail if a 25-cent fee is enclosed for costs. Owners should list their 1967 License plate number or enclose their 1967 registration with their Check or Money order. Costs for the fee Are shown on the lower left hand Corner of registrations. All in a name in Glasgow Scotland up a if your name is Mackay Molloy or Murray beware of drink. According to John Gary director of Glasgow a Council for alcoholism people whose surname begins with the letter a a my May be eight times More prone to alcoholism than others. Gary said the discovery the a a my hypothesis he Calls it came in a Survey checking the initials of All people on the councils files. A a my so were in the majority eight to one. Motorist bags Quail Farmington a Bob Collins did no to need a gun to Down four Quail his car did it for him. Returning from Keosauqua or. And mrs. Collins heard a thump. When they stopped the car to investigate they found they had struck four Quail. Mrs. Collins who told the Story said a when Bob Collins and his wife go Hunting they take their car along a he May be the first to be flattened Harpenden England up housewife mrs. Betty Vickery went for a driving lesson recently on the Surprise birthday present from her husband a six ton steam roller. A i spotted the steamroller at a garage in the country a said Vickery a and i realized it would be just the thing for my wrong sport York England up a senior Golf club members watched aghast from the clubhouse. They said what happened on the first tee a a broke the clubs rules of so 20 Young golfers who had been Given a reduced rate to play at the club were banned because two sweethearts kissed on the first tee. Where in the world. ? the Burlington Hawk Eye 131st year no. 114 phone 754-8461 Burlington Iowa monday november 20, 1967 16 pages two sections Price 10c local Banks Eye discount boost by Jackie Maxwell Burlington Bankers have adopted a a wait and see attitude after the Federal Reserve Board sunday announced t h e discount rate for Banks had been raised from 4 to 4.5 percent. The move was to protect the do Lar from repercussions of Britain a devaluation of the Pound. The discount rate is the rate at which member Banks May borrow from the Federal Reserve system. A it is too Early to Tell what effect this will have locally a representatives of f o u r local Banks agreed. Clarence Mccloud of Burlington Bank and Trust co. Said he telephoned Chicago monday morning to find out what action the first National Bank was taking. A they have decided to do nothing until they hear from new Mccloud said. A Burlington Bank and Trust will do nothing at this time a he said. The higher interest rates which Banks must pay for Money foretells an increase in interest rates to All customers be added. A we have been expecting Britain a move to devalue the Pound a Mccloud said a but we did no to know exactly when it would de Haas of West Burlington savings Bank pointed out Iowa has a 7 percent interest ceiling for Money borrowed from a Bank. V. P. Cullen of the National Bank said there would be practically no immediate effect on interest rates. A we Are not quite so sensitive Here to increases or reductions of interest rates As Chicago and new York a he said. A but if the increase lasts we can expect higher interest rates Here too a he added. Asked if there was a move afoot to remove the Iowa 7 percent ceiling on interest rates Cullen said that action must come from the Genera Assembly which will not meet until 1969. Urges action on tax hike what City is this one of the highest in the world answer on Page 2. Washington up a Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said today Congress should approve a tax increase now even a bigger one than president Johnson asked in View of Britain a devaluation of the Pound. The Montana lawmaker told newsmen that president Johnson perhaps should consider asking for an additional tax hike a above the to per cent he has Mayfield stressed that he wants Congress to adjourn As soon As possible. Welfare at stake a much As i hate to say so asks action on meat Bui Washington up president Johnson today criticized Congress for failure to act so far on a Tough meat inspection Bill truth in lending and other consumer legislation. As he signed a Bill establishing a product safety commission Johnson urged Congress to get moving on other Bills designed to promote safety. A we need the strongest possible possible meat inspection Bill a he said. A nobody wants to eat meat from filthy packing there is no reason for any housewife to have to use a inspected meat a no matter How powerful the meat lobby he said. The president referred to meat inspection legislation now before the Senate where a Compromise appears to have improved chances for enactment. Under the Compromise a states Are Given two years to establish a meat inspection system. They can waive the waiting period through their governor however and be subject immediately to the Federal inspection system. A the agriculture Secretary can take immediate action against any intrastate meat Plant that endangers Public health if the state after notice fails to eliminate such health hazards. A the agriculture Secretary is authorized to conduct continuous review of state meat inspection systems both before and after they meet Federal standards and can reassert jurisdiction if the state fail to maintain Federal standards. Weather forecast variable cloudiness tonight tuesday and wednesday. Low tonight 28. High tuesday 45. River stages Burlington 7.6, Down .1 Augusta 2.4, Down .1 Keosauqua 0.1, up .1. However a he added a the welfare of the nation and the stability of the Dollar comes before any adjournment Date. A i think we have to face up to this tax Mansfield said Britain a emergency move was discussed at an unannounced White House meeting of the president and Senate democratic Leadens saturday. House leaders had attended a similar session Friday. Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen told reports the British devaluation and the Federal Reserve boards increase in the discount rate will remove some pressure for an anti inflation tax increase a for a Little but he said a the Basic problem is still Mansfield told reporters a the need for a tax increase is More apparent and greater than Britain a financial troubles might cause a a reassessment of the whole legislative schedule a Mansfield said. Unpopular Choice Mansfield said the presidents request for a to per cent income tax surcharge is a a situation that Congress can no longer avoid but must face up to regardless of the unpopularity of a tax the presidents tax request has been pigeonholed in the House ways amp Means committee. Blasts draft chief Washington up a rep. John Moss d-calif., today told it. Gen. Lewis b. Hershey that he was no longer qualified to direct the selective service system and that he should resign immediately. A for the Good of our country it is now time for your honorable discharge a Moss said in a letter to the 74-year-o�?Tid Hershey draft director since 1940. Charles Walsh of Farmers amp merchants Bank pointed out that Britain devalued the Pound to boost its economic growth. A whether it will work or not depends to a Large degree on what other major exporting countries do a he added. Prime minister Harold Wilson told the British people sunday the devaluation was a Chance to a break out of the straitjacket of Boom and bust that has held Back economic growth for 15 years. The new Pound rate a 14.3 percent decrease is a Gamble that a citrate currency will boost overseas sales and bring Back Prosperity to England. Walsh said it probably have been better if the us had adopted a tax increase and Cut spending getting our own House in order with a balanced budget before Britain devalued the Pound. Since most interest charges Are based on the discount rate from the Federal Reserve Board Banks May soon follow the .5 percent increase raising prime rates Best customers from 5.5 to 6 percent. What the Federal Reserve Hopes to accomplish by raising the discount rate is to prevent a heavy flow of investment funds to Britain attracted by the 8 percent Bank rate announced saturday As part of the devaluation package. Burlington has few borrowers at the prime rate Mccloud pointed out. A i done to know of any Loans at less than 6 percent now a be said. Haas agreed that some Loans already Are at the highest level possible under Iowa state Law at 7 percent. The us Federal Reserve rate was reduced last Spring from 4.5 to 4 percent to stimulate the Slugg Teh Economy. The devaluation of the Pound already has caused a reaction in Canada and Israel. Canada has boosted its discount rate from 5 to 6 percent. Israel devalued its currency in the Wake of Britain a cutback in the value of Sterling. Finance minister Pinhas Sapir said a we had no Choice. The decision was forced on us by outside at a meeting sunday night in Paris finance ministers of the six common Market countries decided on contributions to a $1.4 billion loan to Britain. Stock prices drop quickly new York up a devaluation of the Pound Sterling hit the Stock Market like a Bombshell today sending prices tumbling along a Broad front in hectic opening trading. The general consensus in the Wall Street Community however is that the reaction to the devaluation should not last too Long. But few Are predicting just How far the near term decline will go. Shortly after the opening Bell Only 16 issues were Able to Advance while 248 declined. The United press International Stock Market indicator plunged 1.79 per cent but the unofficial Dow Jones Industrial average was off Only a Little More than 5 Points. Pulling together members of Harrison Avenue methodist Church break ground for their new Church building site of the old Ehner place at 2130 s. Main sunday morning. Manning the plow Are the pastor Rev. George c. Pennington left and the superintendent of the Burlington dist. Of the methodist Church the Rev. George Arthur Sheils of it. Hawk Kye photo by Lloyd Maffitt pleasant. Sheils told the congregation that it had much to be thankful for and that this included god himself. A be thankful to god for god a he advised. The word to Start pulling was Given by the chairman of the churches building committee Floyd Quandahl who is the Man in front of the ministers. Doctors asked to Transfer some Park Manor patients by Willa Romkey the Des Moines county medical society monday asked doctors who have patients at Park Manor nursing Home receiving medications to Transfer them to other institutions. Jimmy Rogers Park Manor administrator was not available for comment. The Home is located at 715 Sho quo Quon dr., just South of Dankwardt Park. The action was taken after most of the Homes nursing staff failed to report for work monday morning following a dispute Over the hiring of a staff member a local doctor said. Or. Donal Petersen medical society president said he was notified of the situation when mrs. Doris Price took two of her Southeastern Iowa College Romney opposes bomb halt Washington up gov. George Romney said today he was against cessation of . Bombing of North Vietnam unless there was reason to believe it would Lead to a a worthwhile results such As Steps to neutralize Southeast Asia. The Michigan Republican starting his quest for the Republican presidential nomination As the first major announced candidate was in Washington for briefings in preparation for an overseas trip including a Stop in Vietnam. In a television interview a a today a Abc Romney said he was studying the merits of proposals to a a defuse the old indo China Region. School of practising nursing students to the Home for clinic training. The nurse in charge mrs. Linda Eibes had been on duty for More than 24 hours Petersen said he was told. A doctor said mrs. Eibes did no to approve of relinquishing her surver visor duties to a woman who had been hired As her replacement. Mrs. Eibes stayed on duty overnight after working her sunday shift it was reported. Mrs. Eibes gave a 30-Day notice of resignation nov. 7. She was reported to have terminated Ber employment at noon today. A mrs. Price agreed to give the patients their medications this morning a or. Petersen said. Or. Petersen said Rogers Hadnot contacted him about the situation. A i told mrs. Price to Contact the doctors of the patients that were taking medications and advise them of the situation and ask them to move their patients a or. Petersen said. A i also suggested she Contact relatives of the other patients and advise them of the situation a or. Petersen added. The 156-bed nursing Home opened in 1965, has 123 patients. It is privately owned by an out of state group. A nurse on leave from Klein Hospital took Over the nursing responsibilities monday afternoon on a temporary basis. A the medical society is concerned about the situation a or. Petersen said. A we have no authority to do anything except notify the physicians any action on Park Manor being allowed to operate under the circumstances or being closed would be determined by the state Board of health or. Petersen said. Kenneth Goldsberry sanitarian and administrator of the Des Moines county health unit said he planned to go to Park Manor monday afternoon to investigate. Park Manor has been Given 30-Day notice from the county health sanitarian that it must come up to standards or face the loss of its License to operate Section will be made on or before nov. 28 to determine if health sanitarian that it must come up to standards or face Goldsberry said a second inspection will be made on or before nov. 28 to determine if changes have been made to comply with health standards. A Burlington doctor said the nursing staff did no to report to work today because they were in sympathy with mrs. Eibes. A meeting was scheduled for the personnel and Rogers today it was reported. Miller ends vacation returns to City Hall Harold Miller returned to his City Council duties monday and says he intends to remain on the Job full time until Jan. I. Harold Miller meanwhile at the request of the league of woman voters a clarification of City vacation policies As they apply to councilmen and employees is being sought from the City attorney. Miller who is safety superintendent started to work nov. 2 at the Iowa army ammunition Plant taking vacation from his Council duties. A i did no to have any vacation last year or so far this year a Miller said in explaining his absence. Another councilman streets supt. Leonard Brown contend lbs cites challenges us population reaches 200 million Washington up president Johnson introduced As a the Leader of 200 million americans a watched the census clock tick off that Milestone in . Population today and said the nation faces a mighty challenges in its third Century. Johnson spoke at a ceremony in the lobby of the Commerce department building where the population clock turned to 200 million at 11 04 . Even the government admits it probably is running behind the actual total. The president said the biggest Challenge now facing the country is a shall we be a great nation a racial peace a we know that two races can live in the same country but we have not seen yet that they can live together harmoniously and constructively a he said. He added that this was among the a mighty challenges that confront the nation a was we go from 200 million americans to 300 million As we begin our third Century of a these Are the mighty challenges hurled at us by the past and by the Swift March of the president interrupted his Brief speech As the clock stopped on the 200 million Mark. Lucky baby a i understand that the census misses some people in its county a the president said a and that the 200 Millionth american happened some time ago. I appointed a commission a few weeks ago to find out who that Lucky baby was. A the was born june 21, 1967, at Seaton Hospital in Austin Johnson laughed As he announced the hand picking of his grandchild Patrick Lyndon Nugent for the Honor. Commerce Secretary Alexander Trowbridge also spoke at the ceremony. A this is a Day for Celebration a Trowbridge said. The 200 million Mark is an important Milestone in our nation s history. But even More it is a time for sober reflection. A the continuing rapid rate of increase May bring us to the 300 million Mark by the turn of the next Century an increase of too million americans in Only 33 More de that a you can to carry Over vacation Miller had said at the time he took Yaap employment that he planned to take a months vacation. A a in be taken a lot of heat from people about it a mayor Carl Hoschek said. Millers absence prompted an appearance at today a City Council meeting from mrs. R. L. Fortner president of the league of women voters. Mrs. Fortner presented a letter to the Council asking that the City attorney be directed to give opinions on what the Iowa code states about vacations for City employees and councilmen. If there is a provision whereby the Council May replace an elected official who does no to serve full time. If there is a City ordinance concerning policy of vacations for City employees and councilmen. On Millers motion the Council approved directing City attorney William Bauer to give an opinion on the questions. Miller said he will work nights at the Yaap until the first of the year when All councilmen will be replaced under the new Council manager form of government

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