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Dover Times Reporter (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Dover, Ohio Column a i designer genes of the future storms traffic Accident Cut Power to 500 a traffic Accident and the areas first Quot Spring Quot Rains and thunderstorms caused Power outages in scattered portions of Tuscarawas county Friday night and Early today. Various times during the night. Troopers for driving while intoxicated. By Joan Beck Chicago Tribune March 7, 1994 a Ever since Robert k. Graham discreetly made it known in 1980 that he had set up a Small sperm Bank to make semen from several Nobel prize winners available for artificial insemination preferably to women with a High . Themselves the trend toward designer genes has grown steadily and openly. But today the demand for custom tailored genes Isnit quite what Graham envisaged Early on. Many women it turns out Aren t nearly so eager to Mother a William Shockley the controversial physicist was one of the first to donate to grahams sperm repository As a million Dollar Tennis Champion or a handsome film Star. Led by Radical feminists they began to demand More Choice and free Market factors have now produced dozens of sperm boutiques which circulate discreet lists of offerings that can be ordered by mail. Some of the new sperm Banks list their offerings which Are shipped Frozen in liquid nitrogen containers in Plain Brown wrappers with As Many Hedges As a Stock prospectus. Others read More like glowing seed Cata logs. But increasingly in the face of growing moral indignation and opposition from unselected males ail repositories Are careful not to imply promises about the offspring that May be produced. For example Nobel prize Winner no. 4c a . In 180 Range see note i holds prestigious chair in science department of major University. Hardy. Disease resistant. Ideal for those who prefer Short Stocky types. Nil Star no. 67a proven Winner in the Field. Top Money maker one of the highest paid in recent history. Extremely muscular powerful legs Good Knees thick neck Broad shoulders. 2 needs lots of growing space ample feeding. Actor no. 324t a romantic Type. Unusually handsome Mediterranean Stock. Known for romantic leads. Two academic award nominations. Name would be instantly recognized but secrecy must be preserved. Has been one of biggest Sellers. 3 Nobel prize Winner no. Id a closeout special. Clearing out Supply of donations by one of first High . Participants. 4 limited time offer Only. . In top Ooi percent of population. Near sighted but vision is easily correctable. Age 70 at time of donation. 5 Tennis Champion no. 45s an aggressive ambitious hard working Winner. Early maturing variety. Potential May be obvious As Early As 14-and-under tournaments. Ideal for woman who wants to spend to to 15 years As Tennis circuit mom. 6 physician no. 476w, no. 759r, no. 956v these Are among our most popular sections for the woman who dreams of my son the doctor. .s Are no lower than 135 in any of the group. Loaded with ambition Good business sense. Money refunded if scores by offspring on cat Are lower than 40th percentile. 7 olympic Gold medal Winner a a nearly Blooming Type that grows straight and exceptionally tall. Tricky to cultivate. 8 does Best in year around Mil climate. Looks Good on to is a favorite with press and agents. 9 footnotes 1 due to phenomenon called regression toward the mean offspring of parents with exceptionally High intelligence rarely equal them in . 2 sex selection techniques Are still unreliable. Slightly More that half of pregnancies will be female. 3 accepting East coast orders Only to avoid any possible genetic aberrations from unwitting incestuous liaisons among offspring which Are now numerous in California area. 4 sperm May be Over aged. No data available on How Long it retains Potency while Frozen. 5 recent research reports an apparent increase in birth defects including Downs syndrome among children of older fathers. 6 intensive Early cultivation is essential. Tennis lessons must begin As Early As age 4 and pressure to develop must be continuous if potential is to be realized. Rebellion by offspring is possible. 7 refunds not Given unless Parent can prove intensive Early learning program followed. Can be Purchase separately using supplemental order form. Prove of Purchase required if refund is claimed. 8 requires concentrated attention training and Devotion by Mother for at least a full decade to develop potential. 9 can to Rule out eventually male pattern baldness. Vernon staup area manager for the Ohio Power co., said a total of 500 customers were without Power at the first outage affecting about nine customers occurred at 8 50 . When a car went off it. 39, two Miles East of new Philadelphia and sheared off a Utility pole. The Driver Elwood l. Phillippi 48, of Dutchtown rd., Mineral City was cited by state was restored to Alt customers by 5 . Staup said heavy Rains and lightning interrupted electrical service to other customers in new Philadelphia the Sugarcreek area and in the Village of Goshen. Power staup said work Crews were hindered by the heavy Rains while making the necessary repairs. In the 24-hour period ending today at 7 30 ., 1.23 inches of rain was measured by Frank Hollingsworth new Philadelphia weather observer. Spring does no to arrive officially until March 20, so its too soon to discount the possibility of today s rain of turning into Snow. Anyway some form of precipitation according to the National weather service is expected to continue through sunday. Times twi Quot pm i Imes i he reporter rain 77th year no. 207 Dover new Philadelphia Ohio saturday March 8,1980 Price 20 out see full weather report on Page a-12. New inflation statistics add pressure on Carter by r. Gregory Nokes Washington apr president Carters advisers Are close to completing a Quot substantial tightening Quot of the 1981 budget As part of the administrations new anti inflation strategy the presidents top economic adviser says. Charles l. Schultze chairman of the Council of economic advisers also said Friday that Quot round the clock Quot discussions Are under Way and final Between the administration Congress. Quot we Are close to decisions he said. However it was Learned from sources in the administration and Congress that Carter May not be ready to unveil his program until the Middle of next week if then. That showed those prices increased in february at an annual rate of nearly 20 percent. The urgency behind Carters Effort to develop a new anti inflation plan was underlined by the governments latest wholesale Price report Friday the one month increase in wholesale prices of 1.5 percent followed a 1.6 percent Rise in january. Since changes in wholesale prices Are soon reflected in higher retail prices the increase Means More bad news for inflation plagued Consumers. The grim inflation news also contributed to another increase in the prime interest rate to 18 percent by some Banks Friday a level that would have seemed out of the question just a few months ago. The prime rate is the interest charged by Banks to their most favored borrowers. And the National Assn. Of realtors reported that existing housing sales ran at an annual rate of 3.21 million in january Down 4 percent from december a 3.35 million level. Since oct. 6, when the Federal Reserve Board initiated its tight credit policies existing Home sales have plummeted 17 percent said Jack Carlson chief economist of the realtors group. Nevertheless Carlson said Home prices Are a holding up remarkably Well a with the median Price rising $1400 to $57,900 in january Schultze said that unless the government succeeds in dampening inflationary expectation Quot we face a very serious worsening of he told reporters at the White House that Quot there is a very dangerous spreading Quot of higher Oil prices into other parts of the Economy that is showing up in higher prices for plastics footwear rubber and other goods. V i Ivo Compromise the labor departments wholesale Price report showed that wholesale Energy prices increased 7.5 percent in february the largest Rise for any month since March 1974, during the Arab Oil embargo. In the past year alone wholesale prices for gasoline Home heating Oil and other Energy goods have increased 76 percent. Protesters outside the american embassy in Tehran May have convinced militants not to turn Over the 50 american hostages held inside in spite of what had been scheduled for this morning. See Story on Page a-3. A laser photo administration officials have said privately that they Are rewriting the 1981 budget to try to bring it into balance As part of their new ant inflation strategy. When Carter unveiled the original budget on Jan. 28, it provided for a deficit of $15.8 billion. Riffe refunds political gifts says Utility can to buy favors by Roberte. Miller Columbus Ohio apr More than $1000 in political contributions to the Ohio House democratic committee have been returned to 16 Utility workers Here. Sources close to House speaker Vernal g. Riffe or. A new Boston confirmed Friday that he refunded the Money to 16 employees of Columbia Gas of Ohio inc. After receiving complaints about his support of a Bill affecting Utility advertising. In identical letters Riffe informed the workers that he would not support or oppose legislation at their bidding aides said. The enclosed checks ranging from $25 to $100, represented $1065 in purchases of tickets to a fund raising dinner for democratic candidates for the Ohio House. The 16 employees had complained in separate but similar letters about riffed a support of the House Bill sponsored by rep. Benny Bonanno a Cleveland. Under the measure a now pending in the Senate a utilities would be prohibited from charging costs of promotional advertising to their customers. One letter writer claiming to be Quot disappointed about riffed a support of the measure said he would a certainly think twice about it Quot if again asked to contribute Quot to your War among other measures known to be under consideration Are some kind of credit controls a revision of the inflation offset formula for increasing social Security benefits and strengthened the Price monitoring capabilities for the Council on wage and Price stability. Schultze repeated for what he said was Quot the 85th time that the administration has ruled out use of mandatory wage and Price controls. While the inflation news was bad Friday there was better news on employment. The labor department said the unemployment rate declined to 6 percent in february Down from 6.2 percent in january. Riffe replied in part to the Utility workers that Quot your letter seemed to indicate that because you contributed to the committee i should then vote this Way or that Way on legislation. I judge each Bill on its merits not by who contributed to my beyond that Riffe a described As Seething Over the threatening nature of the letters a was quoted As saying Quot i done to intend to put up with another wrote Quot in the future my financial support of legislators will be Given to those who also feel that our Economy should be free of unnecessary Index and a $100 contributor wrote Riffe that if his vote on the Bill Quot is an indication of your position on free Enterprise matters no future contributions will be made by most of the letter writers said Lee Grabill and Tony Castellucci lobbyists for Columbia had urged them to convey their sentiments. 36 pages 4 sections Church. B-2, b-3 classified. C-6 to c-9 comics. Cli court records. .a-12 editorial comment a-4 hospitals. .a-12 hot line. .c-10 love is. Obituaries. A-5 sports. Cd to c-4 stocks. A-12 television. C-10 City to smoke out illegal sewer hookups Albuquerque . Apr it should be quite a show officials say a Clouds of Orange or Green smoke wafting from Homes throughout the City. But a puff could Cost some residents $50 for tapping illegally into Albuquerque a sewer system. City officials Are not sure How Many people might be avoiding the $50 Hookup fee by connecting their own lines to a recently completed part of the sewer system. But Claude Pilley construction Engineer for the eater resources department says the smoke detection system is simple and foolproof. Vents that Lead to All houses hooked up to the sewer system. The smoke a coloured smoke so people wont think their Homes Are on fire a will be prevented from entering Homes by water seals in the system and will waft through the vents and exit through roof vents he said. For those who Are found to have broken the sewer line in an illegal tap the charges will be much higher he said. The smoke scheme a it has been used a few times before a was decided on after the department found five holes in the piping in january Pilley said. Quot it looked like someone had taken a Sledge Hammer to he says that sometime next week the City will set off smoke bombs in one of its main sewer lines. If All goes according to plan the coloured smoke will travel from the sewer pipes through Quot Well just sit Back and watch the smoke come out of the Homes a Pilley said Friday. Quot Well know who is hooked up and then by checking our lists we can Tell who did t pay. Quot every House on the sewer line that is hooked on it has plumes of Orange or Green smoke coming from it. Its really something to residents found illegally tapping into the system will be charged for the Hookup he said. Charles Quot we face a very serious worsening of inflation. A wholesale prices at 20 percent clip the labor department said its Index of Price increases at the wholesale level a the stage just before goods reach Consumers a Rose 1.5 percent last month after climbing 1.6 percent in january. At that rate wholesale Price inflation for a full year would hit 20 percent surpassing the record 18.3 percent set in 1974. Wholesale prices Rose 12.5 percent last year. Shell Oil gasoline going up 3 cents Shell Oil co. Announced Friday it was raising the Price of gasoline by 3 cents a gallon. Bryan Grimm shells District manager in Cleveland said if each dealer takes his 16.1-cent margin allowed by Federal Law on a gallon of Gas new Shell prices would be $1,249 for regular $1,283 for regular unleaded and $1,313 for super unleaded. Ohio lowered the Price of its Gas by 3 cents feb. 28, about the same time Gulf upped its by a cent and Mobil Oil by 2 cents. Sunico lowered its prices by cents and Arco Cut its Price for unleaded Gas by 2 cents a few Days later. Milk Cost May jump 4 cents a gallon a recent report by the . Department of agriculture Sai Dairy Farmers probably will getting an increase in Price supports next month equal to about 2. Cents a quart at the farm. Such Ai increase expected to hit con a Sumers by june May Send the Price of milk up by As much As 4 cents a gallon. The agriculture department said Dairy Farmers will be getting an increase of about 7.6 percent in Federal milk Price supports on april i or about 85 cents per too pounds. Prime rates lifted one hits 18 percent the cracked pipe is preventing the City from starting sewer service for up to 500 residents Pilley said. Quot its not fair to the people who paid for the hookups a he said. Quot there a no metering on sewer systems and its hard to detect who should not be on. There Are always some people who think they can beat the borrowing costs continued to soar Friday As the prime rate Rose by As much As three quarters of a Point to a record 18 percent at Chicago a Harris Trust amp savings Bank and to 17s/4 at most others. Bankers and economists attributed the rate spiral to Money tightening by the Federal Reserve acting to curb 18 percent inflation and to a borrowing surge by businesses fearing even higher rates or the imposition of government credit controls

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