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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1982, Cedar Rapids, Iowa He a a Model Mechanic Masonville garage owner attends up to Model a a of fit rambling Page 9a contract ratified Rockwell Collins workers vote metro news Page 3a Liz negotiating confusion Over Mideast trip . News Page 4a weather partly Cloudy High in the 30s Cloudy tonight Low near 20 More Clouds on tuesday see Page 7a. Shr the Cedar rapids Gazette Cedar rapids Iowa final edition/25 cents monday december 13, 1982 in of temp a a sons i. In our 100th year volume 100, number 338 polish chief to ease martial Law Jaruzelski most rights curbs to be lifted by end of year new York times service Warsaw Poland a Poland a military Leader Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski announced last night that the Basic provisions of martial Law in effect since last dec. 13, would be suspended by the end of the year. But warning that it was impossible to normalize political life in the country in one step he said that the government would retain some of its extraordinary Powers and that the Complete Quot lifting of martial Law would be gradual. Quot the suspension of martial Law Means that its Basic Rigours will cease to function before the end of the year a Jaruzelski said. Quot not a single limitation More than absolutely necessary should be kept up nor a single he said that internment one of the key weapons of the military authorities who locked up at least 10,000 activists from the outlawed Trade Union Solidarity at various times Over the last year would no longer be used the general said. He added that pardons would be considered for those convicted of violating martial Law when this was Quot socially in Washington president Reagan reserved comment on the announcement. The White House and state department referred reporters to a statement Friday in which Reagan spelled out the liberalizing measures including the suspension of martial Law that he said could Lead to a normalization of relations. In his speech Jaruzelski warned that Quot anarchy will not be allowed into Quot let no one in Poland or outside cherish any illusions that the present decisions will allow for another round of unrest he said. The general made his announcement in a nationwide television broadcast saying Quot the year that has passed was a great test. We have passed Jaruzelski did not not specify which Powers would be retained saying his detailed plan would be put before the parliament today. But he indicated that military commissars would remain supervising Quot the most important key sectors of state and economic life a although their numbers would Quot shrink the government had Defeated its enemies the general said without Ever mentioning the name of Solidarity. He said that the turmoil and social unrest of a year ago had subsided and the Economy was improving. The general made no reference direct or otherwise to a dec. 4 letter written to him by the Leader of the a please turn to 7a Poland Gen. Wojciech Janizewski Chrysler Union in Canada oks pact strike ends Toronto apr Chrysler a Canadian workers voted overwhelmingly sunday to approve a new contract ending a 38-Day strike that won wage gains for themselves and for . Employees of the struggling automaker. The 13-month contract which Calls for an immediate pay raise of $1.15 an hour in Canadian currency was ratified by a vote of 7,753-787. The Canadian Dollar is now Worth 81 . Cents. Spokeswoman Wendy Cuthbertson of the United Auto workers said the contract was approved by at least 85 percent of each of the three categories of workers voting a hourly salaried and skilled trades workers. Walter Mccall spokesman for Chrysler Canada ltd., said maintenance workers were being called in to get production lines ready to begin moving with the first Day shift at 7 this morning. Ratification votes for . Workers Are scheduled thursday and Friday. Robert White the Law chief who led the Canadian workers on strike after their . Counterparts agreed to wait for new talks in january said the Canadian strikers were pleased they could help win a bigger settlement for . Workers. Quot i think the Chrysler workers will be extremely proud of the accomplishments that they have achieved a White said. Quot i feel somewhat the new contract gives Chrysler workers in the United states and Canada a Basic 3 percent wage hike plus a Cost of living adjustment of 47 cents per hour for the americans and 87 cents per hour for the canadians. Workers in the two countries had been making identical wages but with the americans paid in . Dollars and the canadians in the less valuable Canadian dollars. The new contract recognizes differences in currency values inflation rates and general economic conditions Union and company officials said. Cost of living Protection for 1983 Calls for quarterly adjustments expected to amount to 64 cents in each country under a formula applied to the combined .-Canada consumer Price Index. The hourly pay of an assembler at a Canadian a please turn to 7a Chrysler Index Dole tells Reagan Confer with Senate in the news. Page 3a Abby 11a metro a births 2a mini 13-14a Bridge 12a movies 15a City briefs 10a people 15a classified 8-11b review 2a comics 12a scrabble 11a crossword 12a sports 1-5b deaths 2a state a editorial 6a tip of Day 2a East Iowa a to 15a farm 7b world a late news 2-3a weather 7a Marion 10a puzzles 15a new York times service Washington a sen. Robert Dole complained sunday that president Reagan had failed to consult extensively enough with his main allies in the Senate or with those he appointed to his floundering commission on reforming social Security. Dole a ranking member of the Republican majority who is a member of the commission also suggested Reagan had not yet recognized that losses in last months elections had shifted the political Quot Center of Gravity to a Point Quot maybe a Little closer to Capitol Hill than the White some Republican Senate staff aides said they were jarred by the tone of the Kansas senators remarks. Dole has become increasingly outspoken in expressing dissatisfaction Over relations Between the White House and the Senate leadership. Quot some of us wonder if he knows who his friends Are a Dole who is chairman of the finance committee told reporters Friday. Quot we really should sit Down with the president which we have never done and talk to him about some of our Dole is regarded As a Likely candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1984 if Reagan does not seek re election. An aide to another senior Republican senator said sunday that the Lack of communication was not so widespread As Dole portrayed and that it might be related to the fact that the White House is increasingly regarding Dole As positioning himself for a bid for the presidency. Doles latest comments which were made during a nationally televised interview on the lbs news program Quot face the nation sunday came after the social Security commission decided Friday to put off for a week its final round of negotiations leading to formal recommendations on How the system should be restored to a sound financial footing. When asked about the apparent Lack of White House leadership on that Issue Dole said Quot i think they be been frightened to death about social Security. We avoided facing up to it this year. We had some losses in the election you can attribute directly to failure to meet that Dole acknowledged the subject a please turn to 7a Dole today a chuckle the movie makers have a Good idea. Instead of admitting in be reached Middle age in a going to Call it Quot youth a part copyright a Cross country skier makes his Way toward the Washington Monument sunday after the area was socked with up to 10 inches of Snow falling at a rate of 4 inches an hour. The unexpected storm blanketed the Eastern Seaboard dumping 13 inches on Cape cod mass., and 5 inches on Baltimore and Philadelphia. Six traffic deaths were attributed to icy roads. Story Page 2a. Volunteers Stop arsonist from stealing Christmas from Gazette wire services Bridgeport Conn. A the mayor called it a Santa Claus himself proclaimed it Quot the Best Christmas grown men cried. Just five Days after an arsonist destroyed Christmas Village a a chalet style building in Beardsley Park where children have come for 26 years to see animated Christmas scenes receive a toy from Santa Claus and ask of him their fondest desires a Santa Claus regained his throne. It was done through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers working almost around the clock often in sub freezing temperatures and through donations of toys Money materials and food for the workers. Quot this is a hell of a Christmas Story. This has brought Back the True meaning of Christmas to the area and shows people still care about each other a said Mike Marella president of the Bridgeport police athletic league. An Early morning fire last tuesday which the fire department said was arson levelled More than half the 140-foot-Long building with extensive smoke and water damage in what remained. It destroyed several of the exhibits the costumes for Santa and his helpers and about $14,000 in toys that were to be Given away by the police athletic league which operates Christmas Village. The buildings contents were not insured. A please turn to 7a Miracle monumental snowstorm sen. Robert Dole can t reach Reagan on Telephone

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