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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Ironwood, Michigan
Tempt Karukes 24 or period to 12 noon previous 24 or. Period g7 year ago high75 Low 54. Season s rain 14.02 in. Rain year ago 14.87 in. 60th year number 215 i Ron Wood daily Globe forecasts tonight and Friday partly Cloudy with thunderstorms and lows in mid to upper 50s. Highs in upper 70s to Low 80s. Associated press leased w1iik news Seu Voct Ironwood Michigan thursday August sixteen pages two sections single copy 20 cents set Salt avs Haia Washington a Gen. Alexander Haig the former supreme Allied commander in Europe today renewed his Call for the Senate to set the Salt ii treaty aside while it works to bolster the nation s nuclear and conventional defences. Pleas from Haig and others for More defense spending As a Price for ratifying Salt ii appear to have picked up. Significant Senate support. Sen. Alan Cranston the sen ate s no. 2 democratic Leader predicted wednesday the treaty will be ratified after a Compromise involving in creased military spending and a commitment to seek far deeper reductions in nuclear weapons in the Salt Iii negotiations. Haig told the Senate foreign relations committee an unchecked drive by the soviet Union to increase its nuclear might has placed it on. The verge of achieving strategic superiority. He made a virtually Iden tical Appeal last week to the Senate armed services committee. A firm unambiguous demonstration of renewed . Strength and ability to Lead is Long Haig said. The global Power balance is viewed in Europe As shifting against it and we can ignore it no longer. It is essential that this de Bate result in a demonstration of our resolve to redress this imbalance by an immediate and unequivocal commitment of greater resources to our de sense at a news conference wednesday Cranston con tended that the debate Over the treaty is shifting away from the specific provisions of the pact because opponents have failed to win converts with their claim that Salt ii is fatally flawed. He said the new focus on America s Overall defense posture results from warnings that the soviet Union is s seeking nuclear superiority and from demands that defense spending be substantially increased to meet the threat. The Way i see things falling together is a commitment that we will do what is necessary for our National defense combined with a very Strong statement instructing the . Delegates to Salt Iii that their no. 1 business is to seek and achieve significant cuts Cranston said. Appeals for increased defense spending to counter the soviet buildup have come from Haig and from former Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger the joint chiefs of staff and sen. Sam Nunn d ga., who says an increase of from 4 percent to 5 percent is required after taking inflation into account. On the other hand the entire Salt process has come under attack from critics such As sen. George Mcgovern d s.d., who say it results in higher military spending and Ever increasing Levels of nuclear arms. The Salt ii treaty sets equal limits on Long Range missiles heavy bombers at a relatively High level of for each . The Carter administration defends it As a necessary first step toward achieving deeper cuts later in the negotiating process. Summer wildflowers wildflowers of All shapes and sizes Are in Bloom on the go Gebic Range Brown eved bus ans shown Here Are some of the last Flowers to Bloom in summer. Daily Globe nuclear Accident was avoidable arc staffer peacekeepers leaving Oai vip Silva t a t of _ ii _ Washington a the three mile Island nuclear Power Plant Accident last March might have been prevented if Only the Plant operators had allowed safety equipment to function As planned the nuclear regulatory commission staff said today. The arc office of inspection and enforcement in a report More than two inches thick said it was still investigating some 35 possible violations of Federal operating rules and radiation Protection limits in connection with the Accident last March 28 near Harrisburg a. But Victor stello jr., director of inspection and enforcement wrote in a summary of the report perhaps the most disturbing results of is confirmation of earlier conclusions that the three mile Island unit 2 Accident could have been prevented in spite of the inadequacies that investigators found. Stello said the Plant s design equipment Accident analyses and emergency procedures were adequate to have prevented the serious consequences of the Accident if they had been permitted to function or be carried out As for example had the operators allowed the emergency Core Cooling system to per form its intended function damage to the Core would most Likely have been he said. Instead the Core of the reactor containing its radioactive fuel rods was severely dam aged by overheating and re leased so much radiation inside the reactor building that the operators Are still unable to enter it for inspection and clean up operations and the building May remain sealed at least through this year. Camp Sinai Egypt a . Peacekeeping troops Are packing their souvenirs of duty in the Dusty Sinai wilderness scorpions Frozen in plastic spent Shell casings and pinup calendars As they disband and head for Home Kunef the United nations emergency Force ceased to exist on july 25, More than 5v2 years after the . Security Council sent it out to Monitor the truce that ended the october 1973 Arab israeli War. The death of the seven nation peacekeeping Force was an indirect result of the peace treaty signed by Israel and Egypt March 26 even though the treaty envisioned its continuance As a Buffer Force. The soviet Union opposed to the treaty refused to agree to Extension of Kunef s mandate from the Security Council. The first to go were 140 swedes who packed their gear tuesday and began moving out of this base Camp nestled in the rolling Sand dunes of the Northern Sinai about 17 Miles East of the Suez canal. The military withdrawal is expected to take up to two months. A number of civilians will remain behind to wind up such chores As shipping Home equipment but Kunef officials say they too should be gone within six months. Our men were All hand picked the Best in the swedish said maj. Sven Ullgren a journalist from Goteborg Sweden in civilian life. To serve in Kunef is considered very this is the second time a Kunef peacekeeping army has been sent packing. Originally established by the Security Council on nov. 5, 1956 after a previous egyptian israeli it was or dered out by Egypt in 1967, an act that set the stage for the third Mideast conflict. No one knows who will re place the Kunef troops Al though discussions Are under Way to Send in another inter National Force or a group of United nations observers. Israel wants president Carter to fulfil his pledge to set up a new International Force but while it argues its claim with the United states . Observers have begun monitoring the Sinai Buffer zone. The tiny unarmed observer Force is drawn from the . Unit set up in 1948 to Monitor the ceasefire that ended the first arabs israeli War. Kunef s 600-Man swedish battalion replaced another unit in june expecting to stay at least six months. Many of the men Hope that somehow they will be Able to Complete their Tours Ullgren said. We were expecting to be Here until Christmas at said maj. Nils Forandez the battalion operations chief. Conversations with officers from other countries disclosed a mixture of happiness at going Home and disappointment at ending duty in an exotic foreign Post. The first dismantled by the Kunef troops was an observation Post known Only As position 555, for its coordinates on a military map. It is separated by a minefield from the Forward egyptian lines. Speaking to a reporter As position 555 was being Dis mantled Allgreen said the egyptians would have to move quickly to take Over per manent installations such As huts and watchtowers. Otherwise before you know it the bedouins will appear and occupy actress to assist vet in wildlife Aid project Washington a democratic congressional leaders Are making one last bid to Rush a standby gasoline rationing Bill to president Carter s desk but they say their chances Are slim. Asked about the prospects for completing action before Congress begins its month Long August recess Friday Senate democratic Leader Robert c. Byrd of West Virginia said today i sup pose it s speaker Thomas p. O Neill was slightly More optimistic. He said he Felt there was a 50 50 Chance Congress would Fin ish work on the rationing Bill today. But o Neill said that would happen Only if the Senate accepted most of the House passed Bill and returned it immediately to the House. If the Bill has to go to a House Senate conference to negotiate a Compromise he said it could not possibly see final action until after the recess in september. Byrd said a House Senate conference on the rationing Bill could very Well be the kind of conference that could last several Days or Senate Republican Leader Howard h. Bakerjr. Of ten Nessee said he was certain a majority of the Senate still favors giving the president standby rationing authority but there was no great pressure from constituents for fast action on the legislation. We re hearing confused he said. And a Spe Cial confusion on things like standby rationing. People Are not sure that s what they there was no likelihood the Senate would accept the rationing Bill the House passed late wednesday. Byrd referred to it As emasculated but said it would be up to sen. Henry m Jackson. A Wash. Chairman of the Senate Energy com Mittee to recommend what action to take. The House passed its Bill by a 263-159 vote but Laened it with so Many amendments Senate leaders immediately pronounced it unacceptable. Finding a Compromise that can be enacted before the re Cess would be very concluded rep. John Dingell d-mich., the main House Spon Sor of the rationing Bill. However he said the at tempt will be made. It won t wetlands provision unnecessary Ashland. Wis. A a Bill which would define county and municipal roles in controlling the use of wetlands was censured wednesday As an unnecessary restraint on development of useless property. Sen. Daniel Theno r Ashland said the definition of marshy land which might be exercised under the proposal by rep. David r. Kedrowski. A Washburn could leave 80 percent of Ashland county off the tax Rolls. Theno said it would prevent commercial use of much land which has no other purpose than Breeding about 50 persons attended the hearing which was sponsored by the Assembly s environmental resources committee. The Kedrowski Bill is in response to legislation adopted last year and involving the definition of wetlands. The Bill would set up guidelines for local super vision of state rules governing wetlands and has provisions for Shoreline zoning. Jim Fitzgerald an Ashland City councilman was among troops leave Sinai members of the swedish unit of the United nations emergency Force carry their baggage As they head to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. They were the first troops to leave the Sinai since the . Peacekeeping mandate ended last week. A laser photo persons testifying against the Powers which he says the natural resources depart. Ment exercises to preserve wetlands. Several speakers including Ashland county Board chairman Ken Todd called for a stronger voice by local government in the decisions affecting wetlands develop ment. Judith Polich of Mason spoke in defense of the Bill saying it would protect wetlands from exploitation without actually having to be acquired by the stale. It is clearly not a Der take Over she said. Leave us out of said Lyle Fechtelkotte a Douglas county Farmer who said Agri cultural interests should not be dented Access to tillable land. He said much of North Western Wisconsin s red Clay soil would be defined As wetland simply because it occasionally gets soaked with rain. You can t put one Rule to the whole Douglas county Dairy Farmer Betty Rowe said. Howard Kraus a Pierce county Farmer said the Bill would help protect water tables against being drained by developers. This Bill is 15 years too he declared saying water is already growing Short. We Are facing a crisis in water which is More serious than Energy he said. Be easy he said. House leaders had hoped to give the president at least this piece of his new Energy plan before beginning their recess. Many of the amendments tacked on in the House did not concern rationing. One would weaken the new Federal order requiring thermostats in non residential buildings to be set at an Energy saving 78 degrees. Others would set aside special reserves of tractor fuel for Farmers and heating Oil for Homes in cold weather regions. It looks like we re going to have an said sen. Henry m. Jackson d-Wash., chairman of the Senate Energy committee. He said the amendment exempting businesses from the 78-degree thermostat Law if they save an equivalent amount of Energy through other Means was especially objectionable to senators one the Senate would absolutely not accept. White House officials also indicated the president has serious reservations about the Bill As it emerged from the House. Minocqua. Wis. A a veterinarian says actress Elizabeth Taylor is to help him raise funds for construction of a rehabilitation Center for injured wildlife a project thai has been attracting a mixture of criticism and applause. A natural resources department wildlife specialist says Rory Foster s animal Hospital would be beneficial. A i ormer Der spokesman however said the fund raising Campaign inv Olesa Foster. Operates a pet clinic said he and 11 other directors have raised s10.000 toward construction which might begin next year. The estimated s70.000 facility whose Cost May be Only because some materials Are being donated would be annexed to the clinic. Annual operating costs Are estimated at s15.000 or More. Greendale veterinarian John w. Reed is among those who have questioned the project saying he likes the idea but wonders whether Public donations will be adequate. It the Public stops sup porting he asked a Milwaukee Sentinel in up Ter viewer. Who ends Foster said miss Taylor has consented to appear sept. 17 at a sl50-a-plate fund raising affair. She and her husband. Sen. John Warner of Virginia visited nearby Woodruff in 1977 for dedication of a medical Center that was built with the help of a bequest from her late great Uncle. Foster said he does not object to the Public commentary involving his proposed 2.000-Square-foot Northwoods wildlife Hospital and rehabilitation Center. Public May want elected pc members says Dreyfus Madison wis. A a drive by democratic legislators to enact a ban on nuclear Power Plant construction could produce added support for an elected pulic service commission gov. Lee Dreyfus predicted wednesday. The Republican governor indicated he was elated Over a decision by democratic leaders in both houses to sponsor legislation prohibiting construction of nuclear plants. It could t have come at a better Dreyfus said in an interview with the capital times. Enactment of such a Law would Force elected officials to examine the issues related to the matter such As having an elected Public service commission Dreyfus said. An elected pc is one of those ideas that has been Ger Dreyfus said. The anti nuclear Bill of key democrats will provide a platform for that idea he added. There s no question we in Wisconsin believe in fran members of the pc now Are appointed to the three member panel by the governor. The appointments Are subject to Senate confirmation. Dreyfus believes an elected pc would make it More Reso pensive to the people. Pc chairman Stanley York recently was appointed by Dreyfus for a six year term. The other members Are Charles Cicchetti and Edward Parsons both appointees of democratic governors. Iron fair entry Day Friday Saxon wis. The Iron county fair featuring exhibitions contests musical entertainment displays judging and a carnival gets under Way Here Friday at the fair grounds Friday is entry Day. Entries will be accepted from 9-30 . To8 . Fair goers will have a full Day of saturday events judg ing in All departments begins at 9 . Slow pitch softball games featuring Iron county teams and squads from neighbouring communities begin Satur Day at 9 . And run continuously through sunday even ing. Sixteen teams will Battle for the championship. The whole family can participate in games that get under Way at saturday in the grandstand area. Rolling pm throwing egg tossing and Chicken catching will brine Cash prizes to the lop finishers. Performances by Allen Van Dyke and the Mountain express Are scheduled for 4 and saturday at the grand stand. The group performs a wide Range of music from polkas to Rock. Sunday s highlights include a dog show 4-h demonstrations in the 4-h building at horse pulling at 2 a 4-h dress revue at 3 ., a horse show and Parade by 4-h ers at 4 ., and a stage show by the gospel singers at the horse pulling contests will again be in two divisions one for teams weighing under pounds and the other for teams pounds and More. Sat Uway is designated As senior citizens Dav Iron county residents 65 years of age and older will be admit Ted free. Golden Valley amusement corporation will provide the carnival including several rides and Concession local groups and organizations will sponsor other conces Sion stands and area merchants will have displays in the new exhibition building. The fair schedule follows entry Day 9 . . Senior citizen Day saturday 9 . All depts. 9 . Slow pitch softball tall p a throwing contest 2 divisions egg toss 3 div. Champion. Chicken catch contest -3 4 . Allen Van Dyke show. . Grand stand show. Allen Van Duke show grandstand. 12 30 -4-h dog show 1 30 . 4-h demonstrations 4-h building 2 . Horse pulling contest 3 . 4-h dress revue 4-h building 4 . 4-h horse show Parade gospel singers
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