Dubois Courier Express in Dubois, Pennsylvania
13 Aug 1980

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13 Aug 1980

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DuBois Courier Express (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, DuBois, Pennsylvania The weather increasing cloudiness tonight. Variable cloudiness with thundershowers Likely thursday. Vol. Ii a no. 190 so t the courier express Dubois a. 15801 a serving Clearfield Jefferson and Elk county area wednesday August 13,1980 extended forecast Friday through sunday fair each Day. Lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s and highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. 28 pages 20 cents Kennedy speech makes Impact on platform Windmill in an emotional and rousing speech senator Edward Kennedy addresses the democratic convention last night calling for party Unity and attacking Republican nominee Ronald Reagan. Kennedy received a tumultuous ovation after the speech. Up Carter lands in convention Cit Yby Helen Thomas up White House reporter new York up president Carter made a triumphant return to new York today to accept the democratic nomination for another four years in the White House and to mend party wounds Over his defeat of sen. Edward Kennedy. Carter who got a big hug from new Jersey gov. Brendan Byrne at nearby Newark Airport will be nominated tonight in Madison Square Garden in a replay of 1976. Meantime he will hold strategy sessions in his downtown Manhattan Sheraton Centre suite and perhaps seek a Quick peace with Kennedy to dim his dismal showing behind Republican Ronald Reagan in political polls. Carter took a helicopter from the Airport to downtown Manhattan for morning receptions with supporters and party officials. But there was no indication of a face to face meeting with Kennedy a or even if Kennedy will appear on the podium with Carter thursday night when Carter makes his acceptance speech. A i can win much better with him Quot Carter said tuesday when asked if he could defeat Reagan nov. 4 without Kennedy a support. A i Hope ill have his support but that a a decision for him to in his first political Man Euver of the Day the president flew into nearby Newark Airport from Washington so he could get a warm greeting from Byrne a Strong Carter supporter. The president thus avoided a direct Welcome from new York gov. Hugh Carey who pushed a bitter and unsuccessful Battle to allow Carters convention delegates to vote for whom they pleased. Carter his wife Rosalynn and daughter Amy 12, flew to Newark aboard air Force one from Washington after the president spent a week in seclusion at Camp David my. After the receptions at the Sheraton Centre Carter arranged to see a Parade of visiting politicians in his suite. Party Unity apparently was much on the presidents mind As he returned to the White House tuesday from Camp David. Asked about Kennedy the president told reporters Quot i Hope ill have his support but that a a decision for him to make. It certainly would be beneficial for me to have his full support in the Campaign. We had very Good talk last night and i was very pleased with what he Kennedy telephoned Carter monday night to announce he was dropping his Long fight for the nomination. The Massachusetts senator congratulated Carter in a tuesday night speech to the convention a but left his full support an open question. Thursday afternoon Carter will go to the Plaza hotel to speak at a congressional Campaign luncheon. In keeping with tradition he will not go to Madison Square Garden tonight but will watch the vote on television. Carter has spent Many hours of work on the acceptance speech he will deliver at the convention thursday evening with emphasis on the need to end party divisiveness. The president plans to return to Camp David Friday after he delivers a Pep talk to a democratic National committee meeting. Proposal at Brockway Brockway windmills was the major topic of the Brockway school Board meeting last night As Dale Barnes of the Lafayette manufacturing company put Forth a proposal to construct a Power producing Windmill for the Brockway school District. Barnes told the Board members that he could construct a Windmill for the District for a Price of $80-$90 thousand. He suggested that a Grant from the state or Federal government could help pay for the construction however no guarantees for the Grants Are in order. Barnes also estimated that the Windmill could pay for itself within to years providing Power for the District and thus reducing Energy costs. It was noted that Barnes had never constructed a Windmill of the size he had planned for the school District but two other smaller versions had been built. One is presently owned by Don Gorham but is currently undergoing changes in its control panel. The other is used by United electric cooperative in Dubois but it will not be operational until a new control panel with the features Gorhams panel will have is installed. No action was taken by the Board on please turn to Page 2, col. 2dubois-Jefferson democratic picnic the Dubois Jefferson county annual democratic picnic will be held sunday aug. 17, from 2-6 . At the treasure Lake Beach House. All candidates from both Jefferson and Clearfield counties have been invited to attend. They Are John Murtha . Congressman Pat Stapleton state senator Michael Opake candidate for attorney general ted Maruca candidate for state representative Al Benedict state auditor Bill Wachob state representative. Anyone interested in obtaining tickets can Contact Mark Vrahas at the Maple Leaf restaurant or Ellen Bernardo phone 371-3578. Many americans keep credit cards in limbo by Robert Mackay United press International american Consumers wary of losing their jobs and savings in the recession apparently Are keeping their credit cards in their wallets. The Federal Reserve Board said thursday outstanding consumer instalment credit fell by a record $3.46 billion in june the third consecutive monthly decline. A we expect Consumers not to go heavy on credit cards for some time As Long As unemployment remains High and their personal Outlook for employment and income is Cloudy a said David Ernst senior economist with Evans economics a Washington economic forecasting firm. Extension of new credit on credit cards issued by retailers Banks and gasoline companies declined 4.5 percent in june. The biggest part of the credit decline in recent months has been in automobile Loans. Auto Loans were issued at a slower rate in june and were being paid off at a faster rate. A i think we have a decision by Consumers not to buy a car a said Kevin Hurley director of financial forecasting at Chase Econometrics near Philadelphia. He sees this As part of a a general retrenchment Quot by Consumers. Quot they Are not As interested in taking out new Domestic cars sold in july at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.6 million up from 5.2 million in May. But Auto production remains Well below last years Levels. Wards automotive reports an Industry statistical journal said total . Car production so far this year is 30.6 percent below last year s level and truck output is Down 56,1 percent. In an economic forecast issued today University of Michigan researchers said the recession should end by 1981, but the recovery will be gradual with Little Quick Relief in store for inflation or unemployment. The forecast also assumes monetary policy will remain stable and a $30 billion tax Cut will be enacted at the Start of second Quarter 1981. Without the tax Relief the University economists said the Economy still would grow but at a slower rate while unemployment would be slightly More persistent and disposable personal income would be lower. Should there be no tax Cut and monetary policy become sharply More restrictive Quot the economic recovery could very Well a stall out Quot a they said. Unemployment should average 7.7 percent for 1980 and 9 percent for 1981, the economists said. The rate of inflation should remain nearly constant Over the next four quarters at about a 9.1 percent annual rate then taper off to a fourth Quarter rate of 7.5 percent in 1981, the forecast said. Kennedy supporters wave their signs and Battle for balloons during a rousing demonstration after senator Edward Kennedy addressed the democratic National convention in new York City last night. His speech helped gain support for several Kennedy planks in the party a platform. Up Pennsylvania democrats to Carter Quot do something to create jobs Quot by Scott Macleod new York up Pennsylvania democrats following sen. Edward Kennedy a emotional Appeal for traditional party values have sent president Carter a Strong message urging him to liberalize his economic policy. And Pennsylvania support for Carter in the fall Campaign May depend on his adopting a Kennedy Job plan for easing unemployment democratic leaders indicated As they prepared to renominated Carter for a second term tonight. David Glancey democratic Leader in Philadelphia said the states delegation to the democratic National convention voted unanimously tuesday night for a Kennedy platform Plank calling for a $12 billion government jobs program. Quot president Carter is going to have to Campaign on this platform and possibly implement some of it Between now and next january. If he does no to i and others will get the message Back to the president Quot he said. Glancey whose City is important to Carters reelection chances because half of Pennsylvania a 900,000 democrats live there said As of now he would work for Carters reelection. Philadelphia mayor William Green said monday he would Back Carter. A was party chairman i can assure you crossing open the Chessie systems Dubois St. Crossing was opened to vehicular traffic today following the aug. 2 derailment of 19 cars. The crossing had been scheduled to open tuesday but an unforeseen problem arose when the northbound tracks were opened for rail traffic said a work Crew spokesman. When a freight eased Over the newly Laid track it started sinking he explained. This meant the track bed had to be re ballasted. Workmen this morning were completing the re ballasting of the track bed. Blacktop to pave the Grade crossing was expected to arrive at mid morning the Foreman said. Slow rail traffic on the northbound tracks this morning did not cause any More problems it was noted. The southbound tracks had been opened to rail traffic at 6 . Sunday aug. 3. The northbound tracks and track right of Way was the most heavily damaged in the two train derailment. The trains were passing at the Dubois St. Crossing when the derailment occurred. I will Crank out everything i can for the president Quot said Glancey. Glancey and Green were the states leading Kennedy supporters and their endorsement carried Pennsylvania for Kennedy Over Carter in the states april 22 presidential primary. Pittsburgh a democratic Leader Cyril Wecht was a Carter supporter but agreed the president must liberalize his economic policy. A a it a practical politics a he said. Quot otherwise it will be suicidal for democrats in the the reported unanimous support for the Kennedy platform Plank a meaning that the 185-member state delegations 91 Carter delegates would have defected a came after top state democrats for Carter personally drove Home a Point to the White House Quot do something to create jobs in Pennsylvania was the Way one of them put it. For example Stuart Eizenstat went to the floor of the convention at Madison Square Garden to persuade Pennsylvania democratic official Al Benedict and others to stick behind Carter on the economic issues. But Benedict said no with supporters cheering a Tell Mem a Jimmy Carter has got to listen to labor a said Benedict Pennsylvania s auditor general. K. Leroy Irvis a prominent Black Leader and minority Leader of the Pennsylvania House said of his Home of Pittsburgh a you find rundown houses people on unemployment business shutting Down. I want a More Active Pittsburgh mayor Richard Caliguiri please turn to Page 2. Col. 6 Jefferson a director Bogardus resigns Brookville a William Bogardus. Who has been director of veterans affairs and director of the office of emergency management civil defens submitted his resignation at tuesdays session of the Jefferson county commissioners. He has accepted a position with the department of Revenue of Penn Sylvania. The resignation was accepted with regret and an appointment to replace the former director will be made soon. Frank Pringle the director of the county redevelopment authority presented a Resolution in connection with an agreement made by the authority and the Punxsutawney groundhog associates for the development of the new groundhog Plaza. He said the new Plaza would result in the employment of 119 persons and increase the tax base of that Borough. All three commissioners voted to approve the contract by Resolution. Commission chairman John r. Caldwell praised the initiative taken which represents a trend to Stop the movement of business from the downtown sections to areas outside the boroughs. It was announced that commissioner David Black had been appointed to the National association of counties transportation committee. The. Appointment is for one year and requires attending four sessions annually. The county was in receipt of a letter from Brockway Borough commending the county government for its assistance during the recent electric blackout of that Community. The voter registration in the county accounted for 13 republicans eight democrats and two no party voters. Permission was extended to hold a Public hearing on child welfare at the county service Center on aug. 14. Since the commissioners will be attending a conference for county commissioners chief clerks and solicitors at seven Springs next week the commissioners agreed to cancel next week s session. The next regular meeting will be held aug. 26. Invoices of $183,484.92 were cleared for payment with a payroll Transfer of $70,000 heading the list. Since there would be no meeting next week a motion was passed for the tentative clearance of invoices totalling $100,963.21 for the period of july 28 to aug. 8, Elizabeth Wharton new York up democrats nominate Jimmy Carter for president again tonight to run on a platform carrying the imprint of his vanquished rival sen. Edward Kennedy whose speech captured the heart of the democratic convention for an evening. Kennedy sold fashioned emotional Stem Winder tuesday night brought delegates jammed into Madison Square Garden to their feet and tears to the eyes of his supporters when he blasted Ronald Reagan and ticked off the things that make democrats different from republicans. So electrified were the delegates by the speech and by the wild 39-minute demonstration it generated the Carter forces hastily Cut a Deal they would cede Kennedy his $12 billion jobs program in the democratic platform to avoid a potentially humiliating defeat on National television. The delegates roared approval of three important economic planks a virtually All Kennedy had fought for except a Call for mandatory wage and Price controls. He gave that up in what Carter aides called a Quot significant Quot Concession. Carter earlier agreed to one Kennedy Plank that social programs should not be Cut to balance the budget but violently opposed two others a the jobs program and giving jobs priority Over inflation control. Quot the mood of the House Here its Kennedy a night Quot said democratic National chairman John White in explaining the steamroller effect of Kennedy swords. A everyone wants to show the senator a we love there was no immediate reaction to the convention action from Carter who was flying in from Washington today. But Campaign chairman Robert Strauss hinted Carter simply May ignore the economic planks added on the floor. A president Carter feels very strongly that this is a mistake and there a no Point in glossing it Over a he said. Quot we think this Plank is wrong. You can to write an economic program on the floor of a eight minority planks remained for action today but Only three were controversial. Two dealt with the my missile a Kennedy a demands a search for alternatives to the costly system and another would ban it. The third Plank opposes import fees on Oil and Gas. Kennedy won the hearts of most of the 5,436 delegates and alternates reciting the Liberal principles he called Quot the heart of our traditions. The soul of our party across the he sharply attacked Reagan As an apostle of bygone times saying the gop nominee is a no Friend of labor. No Friend of our great Urban centers. No Friend of the senior citizen. No Friend of the women comprise 50 percent of the democratic delegates and they demonstrated their clout by adding two feminist planks to the platform. One would require the party to withhold endorsement and assistance from any democratic office seeker who opposes the equal rights amendment. The other would reinstate Federal funding of abortions for the poor. The Roll Call for the president s renomination highlights tonight a session. Kennedy has asked his name not be placed in nomination but rep. Ron Dellums of California a Leader of the Blacks at the convention is attempting to acquire the needed 333 signatures to have his name proposed. Vice president Walter Mondale will be renominated thursday and the 38th democratic convention will end that night with both his and Carter s acceptance speeches

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