European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 22 1968, Page 7

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 22, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThursday february 22, i960 the stars and stripes Page 7 Mich. Bill raises Church state Issue Tansing Mich. A thou Sands of Michigan citizens Are soiled in a Church state con that. Over a legislative Bill would pay $21 million to Draff Board told to reveal personnel data Washington a a. _ a3w-kl 1 %. 44 toc9philadelphia Federal disclosure court of . A a. Names addresses Ages and Mil itary background of draft boar members in the first Case of its kind rep. John e. Moss said tuesday the California Democrat chairman of the House foreign operations and government in formation subcommittee was a chief architect of the Freedom of information Law under which the Philadelphia court action was filed. The Philadelphia decision handed Down last tuesday by judge Harold k. Wood involved a suit filed by Dwight a. Martin of Philadelphia against m. Neu Schel clerk of local Board no. Parents sending children to non Public schools. Forty eight of the 110 state representatives have signed As Spon sors of the Bill. The measure i expected to be introduced in the Michigan House of representatives this week. Passage would require a simple majority of 56votes. The Issue whether the Bill would Aid Church sponsored education and break Down separa Tion of Church and state is an old one. But the focus this time is on what May be a new Way to reimburse parents partially for the Cost of educating youngsters in schools not supported by Testate. The Bill Calls for Grants to these parents of $100 for each child attending a nonpublic secondary school and $50 for each youngster enrolled in a nonpublic elementary school. In the Case of so called intercity schools those located in areas of heavy poverty the Grants would be $150 for each child in a nonpublic secondary school and $75 for a Pupil in an elementary facility. 330,000 students an estimated 330,000 Young sters attend Church affiliated and key to locks when Lynne Alexander and their eyes they came out looking like the Back her sheepdog Happ Hill Ringo ragtag right of a girl s head on a shaggy Rug left. The photo decided to hide by pulling their hair Over hair duo Are from Wilmington Del. Up on autos. Phones 136. The clerk snot available. In remarks full name was prepared for House delivery. Moss called the Case a Milestone decision As i upholds the principle of the right of the people to be fully in formed about government. The business of it puts Gen. Hershey on notice that his archaic information pol icy must be revamped Moss added. It. Gen. Lewis b. Her Shey is director of the selective service system. Other private schools in Michigan. This is an average of one out of every seven schoolchildren in the state. More than 60,000 letters sup porting the plan have poured into the offices of gov. George rom Ney and legislative leaders. The Bill is supported actively by roman Catholic Church leaders. But campaigns against the plan have been launched by the Michigan Congress of Parent Sand teachers the american civil liberties Union and others. Panel oks delay in excise tax cuts Washington a the House ways and Means com Mittee approved tuesday Exten Sion of present automobile an Telephone excise taxes at their present rates through 1969, an also a speedup in collection of income taxes from corporations. Rates on both automobile and Telephone excise taxes will drop april 1 unless the measures passed. President Johnson had re Quested an Extension As part of his package to increase Revenue " volume at stars & stripes bookstores a 5f?% set of president Sand famous americans and reduce the anticipated $20billion budget deficit. The changes would bring Inan estimated $1.106 billion extra Revenue during the year ending june 30 and $3.66 billion the Fol lowing House is expected to vote on the measure next week. Surcharge Issue Johnson s proposed 10 per cent surcharge on income taxes remains before the committee with no indication when if Ever it will act on it. The committee voted to write into its report on the excise taxes a statement that the approval of these do snot prejudice action on the sur was understood this was done at the request of som members who feared that the excise tax action would be interpreted As accepting part of Johnson s proposal but definitely discarding the rest present la if the Bill is passed the present seven per cent Automo bile excise tax will continue through dec. 31, 1969. During1970 the tax would be five per cent during 1971 three per cent and during 1972 one per cent. It would drop off entirely Jan. 1,1973. Under present Law the rat would drop to two per cent april 1, 1968, and to one per cent permanent rate Jan. 1, 1969. The Bill provides for continuing the present 10 per cent excise on telephones through dec.31, 1969. During 1970 the rate would be five per cent during1971 three per cent and and Dur ing 1972 one per cent dropping off entirely Jan. 1, 1973. Under present Law the Tele phone excise tax would drop to 3 per cent april 1. Thieves show woman How to remove rings fort Lauderdale Fla a three men surprised and robbed or. And mrs. Ralph d run not its component. Jerrell when the visitors from Hamlin, returned to their of the intruders yanked three Diamond rings off Jerrell s hand. She told police she had t been Able Roget the rings valued at a total of $100,000, off for the last six months. He just about Tore my Fin Gers off she said. Union loses bid to halt anti Bias plan new Orleans la. A . Dist. Court judge Fred Heebe has denied a request by White Only Union local to Over turn a government ordered seniority plan aimed at ending racial discrimination in a Louisi Ana paper Mill. The judge decided to reject motion by the Union to order the Crown Zellerbach corp. Plant a Bogalusa to operate under its old seniority 189a of the United paper makers and paper workers Al Cio had asked the judge last week to revoke the govern ment seniority plan pending a hearing March 18 on a Justice department motion for a per manent injunction to keep the Union from going on strike. The new seniority plan went into effect feb. 1. The Union voted to strike the same Day in pro test but judge Heebe issued a temporary restraining order to Stop the walkout. The government plan for seniority and promotion was or dered by the office of Federal contract compliance the Agency responsible for policies among firms holding Federal contracts. Negroes were kept in lower paying jobs to which they were assigned on the basis of race under the old seniority system according to the new plan has resulted in negroes being promoted overwrites in some cases. The Union however Calls it near lunacy and says the plan also has resulted in White being promoted Over negroes negroes promoted Over negroes and Whites Over White

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