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Daily Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Doylestown, PennsylvaniaCarter he does t like to disappointed this unidentified Delegate to the democratic convention in new York shows her feelings and preferences for the presidential nomination during sen. Kennedy s speech tuesday night. A photo Mew York a the 1980 democratic platform repudiates Many of president Carter s first term policies in such key economic areas As employment inflation and interest rates. In his quest for party Unity. Carter is Likely to take his political Medicine and simply ignore what he does t like. The platform approved tuesday night at the democratic National convention backs sen. Edward m. Kennedy s Call for a billion jobs program and a commitment to jobs for All americans As the nation s highest Domestic priority both actions Fly in the face of Carter s economic policies. He has consistently opposed a new jobs program and has made fighting inflation his top Domestic goal. Carter s forces barely averted an even More embarrassing setback on wage and Price controls which the president has adamantly opposed. A Kennedy backed endorsement of controls was Defeated by a voice vote so close not everyone detected a difference. And that one was traded by the Kennedy forces for the jobs planks. Kostmayer Carter envious of Kennedy s reception by Lanny Morgnanesi intelligencer writer new York with people out of their seats waving and crowding the aisles the View from the convention floor was poor. So. Rep. Peter h. Kostmayer d-8, walked up one tier to the press Section. Leaning against a writing table used by a new York times Man the Bucks county congressman stretched his neck to take in Ted Kennedy. Kennedy had finished addressing the convention speaking of new Hope and jobs and Golden friends " but the delegates and alternates had Only begun to address him. They were shouting and cheering and waving signs. Although noisemakers were banned from the hah some made it through Security checks. It was a show stopping Demon stration that probably will not be duplicated this week not even when president Carter arrives Here. It was 45-plus minutes of hysterical love for a candidate. Kostmayer like Many delegates has shown supportive indifference to the president. For Kennedy his eyes seem to Widen and brighten. In fact his entire face lights up. His words need not endorse the Man. His actions alone Are enough. An excellent Kostmayer said with Delight and Pride As if this were a relative. By now the Massachusetts Sena Tor had stepped off the podium. But the intensity of the crowd Drew him Back. The congressman who is a Spectator not a Delegate hoisted his hands above his head and started applauding. He let out a loud and sustained Kostmayer s head staff person Edward Mitchell now joined him in the press Section. Thinking about the television Impact of the Demon stration the legislator asked his aide for the it s Mitchell told him. Nine o clock is to television what filet mignon is to beef and the Media conscious Kostmayer knows this. His eyebrows Rose and he held up his fingers save one thumb. Nine the timing was perfect. Looking Over the sea of demonstrators their Blue Kennedy signs and Blue Kennedy balloons in the air Kostmayer realized his party May have backed the wrong Man for president. If Only Carter could do this to a he said. That s his problem. He can then the congressman s thoughts turned toward himself and his elec Tion this november. What issues to Back what positions to take.? at Home his constituents Call for less big government and More local control. In this Hall. Democrats were screaming and raving Over a speech that promised massive Federal programs with roots in the new Deal. By . The crowd s intensity soared when a caucus version of Johnny b. Good a Rock and Roll classic was aired. The plan May have been to drown out the delegates. That of course is not what happened. Milton Berkes a Delegate from Middletown and the Bucks demo cratic chairman said Carter by phone could have Cut off the demonstration by directing the band to play the Star spangled Banner. He Carter did the right thing by leaving it Berkes said. He added what a Challenge the Challenge is. Can Carter equal that speech the overwhelming consensus is he cannot. But Don t include Walter weeks in that analysis. Weeks is a Carter Delegate from Bensalem. Said weeks with apparent Confidence. Well have an equally big it was three quarters of an hour after the demonstration began and weeks had to shout to be heard Over the Kennedy rally. Admin Straton sulk Oai Ter would not be bound by positions he believes to be Bud Ilo comics. But that did t disguise the embarrassment for an incumbent president who saw Many of his eco nomic policies rejected by his own party. Labor Secretary Ray marshal said Carter will file a written exception to at least the jobs planks. That exception Means Carter won t feel bound to push for the program s enactment if re elected. Here s How the economic provi o1 jn.ii1 11 the economic policies Carter has followed in the last year employment the platform declares Over car Ter s opposition that the need to guarantee a Job for every american who is Able to work is our single highest Domestic priority and will take precedence Over All other Domestic priorities Carter began hib by endorsing employment As his highest dome Lii priv Lily. Dulio the last 18 months he has made inflation the top priority and is Likely to end the term with unemployment higher than the 7.4 percent when he took office. The platform further declares Over Carter s opposition thai Hie party will not Lake any action whose effect will be a significant increase in recession against Carter s wishes the platform says the parly immediately must undertake a Short term anti recession program to reverse the tide of deepening recession and rising a employ it pledges backing for a billion program to create at least jobs. Carter has denied the need for an anti recession program arguing that the recession will come to an end on us own and that a jobs program would aggravate inflation interest rates the platform declares the party will not pursue a policy of High interest rates and unemployment As the Means to fight inflation Carter originally opposed this pro vision but agreed to accept it As part of a Compromise Carter s anti inflation policies resulted in a steady use in interest rates Over the last two years crowned by a spectacular increase in the prime rate to 20 percent this Spring. Educators half of Bucks Mont delegation to demo convention by Lanny Morgnanesi intelligencer writer new York for three Days now democrats at this National gathering have been bragging about representing All the they contrast themselves with those in the Republican party. Conventioneers Here describe the gop As narrow based and elitist. Over and Over speakers talk of women delegates Black delegates hispanic delegates poor delegates. They Haven t said much about the Gay delegates but they re Here. And they Aren t hiding in closets. The minority representation is significant. There is no no one is using mirrors. The claims Are True. To accommodate this american Patchwork one traditional element had to be pushed aside. The unfortunates Are the hardcore politicians. Milton Berkes Bucks county s democratic chairman Falls into this category. He managed to make it As a Delegate but he was appointed not elected. As a party regular he s pretty much alone among the delegation from the 8th congressional District. The politicians from Bucks did not Bow out gracefully. They ran for the Delegate spots. They just did t win. It was the teachers who won. Yes teachers of the eight elected delegates and alternates from the District All of Bucks and a Small portion of Mont Gomery four Are Educa tors a startling 60 percent. People in the news new York a new York Yankees slugger Reggie Jackson fended off a would be mugger on Manhattan s smart upper East Side by swatting him with the door of his Rolls Royce police say. Jackson who hit his 400th career Home run monday night went out to celebrate the feat. As he left a bar Early tuesday and got into his Rolls a Bandit pointed a .45-caliber automatic at him and reached for the ignition keys according to officials. Jackson pushed open the car door sending the gunman sprawl ing. The youth who Jackson thought was Between 16 and 18, ran off dropping Jackson s car keys. No one has been arrested in the Case. Have you Ever had a Guy Point a gun at your head and thought he was going to shoot Jackson asked. Let me Tell you it s some in an incident june 1 the same neighbourhood Jackson got into a fight with the owner of a car Block ing a Street and had three shots find at him. Angel Viera has been charged with attempted assault and weapons violations in the incident. Ladis poli Italy a so pfc Lotrn was robbed of her purse recently by two thieves who accost William de the actress and her Mother on a Roadside As they changed a tire on their car police say. The robbers took miss Loren s passport and part of the script of a television film being made about her by Abc. The Holdup occurred july 19 As miss Loren and her Mother Romulda Vivani drove North from Rome to visit the actress sister. Maria and a tire blew out Accord ing to police sgt. Cesare Malo. The women were working a tire Jack when two men stopped their car approached and made threat ening signs Malo said. After taking the purse the thieves drove off and the women continued on. The theft was reported that Day but was not made pub Lic. Sophia Loren Charleston . A William t. Niehous says the 9% months that 52 americans have spent As hostages in Iran in t Likely to have broken them mentally or physically. Niehous an executive of Owens Illinois Glass company survived nearly 3v4 years As a captive of venezuelan revolutionaries. He was freed last year. Niehous in Charleston on tues Day to speak to a convention at Trident technical College on Kidnap prevention and survival says the americans in Iran Are better off than he was because they communicate with fellow captives and correspond with their families. The idea that they will return As mental and physical wrecks is in he said. They Are. Mary Stevens g Donnell of Doylestown a Spanish instructor at Len ape Junior High school in the Central Bucks District. Carol l. Davis a Churchville Psi Jent and a uni Idaire at Solis Cohen elementary school in Northeast Philadelphia Andrew f demo of Lang Horne a business learner and disciplinarian at Lincoln High school in the Northeast. Rosemane Mignoni a Bristol Borough woman with the Bensalem school District. She teaches at the Valley elementary school like the politicians these four sport the usual buttons and badges but several Wear something extra something that seems apolitical but often is not. Mrs o Donnell for example drapes a Blue Banner across her Chest miss America style. The Banner publicizes her Union the National education association generally speaking Nea Means Jimmy Carter. Then there is Depino. He wears a Gold medal around his neck each Day on the convention floor. The medal bears the inscription. American federation of teachers read that As Ted Kennedy on the lighter Side Rochester a a what do you say to a naked lady nothing special these flays according to a trustee of the american sunbathing association our biggest problem is that we Are not controversial says Hap Hathaway. It used to be something risque now we re in Hathaway was attending the association s week Long annual convention in to Shpater who re began tuesday. Many of the nudists in attendance say that going Bare improves the health. At least one Man Alao believes that people shed sexual hang along with their clothes. Teeny bikinis Call attention to certain parts of the said Robert Samuel of Nashville Tenn. People Don t pay any attention to it the world Iran accuses . Of new plot by the associated press an iranian religious Leader Ujj Violit caller alerted them to the robbery. Jur its at the party included Veteran israeli Diplomat Yehuda Gaul an who once server As ambassador to Finland and foreign ministry chief of protocol other adults and one infant. They were held hostage along with sch Neldor Man none of them was injured. The identity of the Man was not determined . The state Anderson petitions filed in state a campaigners for John Anderson have filed petitions with the of stale to put the Independent candidate for president on the ballot in Penn Sylvania. If the Are approved by Ine stale Pennsylvania become the 35th stale in which Anderson has won a ballot position for the november election Campaign officials said tuesday thai the petitions Ron gained signatures of registered Pennsylvania voters Well Over the required by Pennsylvania following the filing Jane Fowler Anderson s Campaign coordinator in Pennsylvania said the expected Renom Lna lion of president Carter by the democrats will give a real boost. All of the polls show Carter ralling badly. Cd Ward Kennedy s withdrawal m ans Well get Olaru d 72 hours earlier in looking for supporters among the Kennedy she said. Arson suspects can be shot in Chester Chester a. A "1 might catch flak for this action but i m serving Nollice to arsonists thai they will catch More than flak maybe a Shotgun Chester mayor Joseph f. Batlle said of his new policy Permell Lurig police officers to shoot at fleeing arson suspects. In an Effort to combat a wave of arson Battle announced tuesday the formation of an arson stake out squad with orders to shoot fleeing suspects. I know i am going to catch a lot of flak for this new policy of Sinf weapons to Ann Rehnert arson suspects hut what am i supposed to do let people who need mental treatment indiscriminately Burn Down the city9" the mayor said. Battle said the policy is in accordance with one of the Phil Adelphia police department that permits the use of deadly Force to prevent a person from fleeing police custody after Colt Tang a felonious arson or from fleeing the scene of a j
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