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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 16, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaT i it our 50th year no. 259 Florence . Daily 10sunday 15e unc Wand Ohio state Minnesota Auburn Oregon St. 34 27 56 7 18 9 Kentucky a tech Penn state Stanford Navy vhf 3j 26 20 6 37 8 for other scores stories see Page 1b South Carolina 41 Georgia tech 28 w a. Apply. St. Miss. St. Of Duke Florida Kansas Presby. 17 0 17 17 25 13 meat prices begin to Inch downward Louise Cook associated press writer Consumers Irving in balance the Post freeze food budget Kepi la Weir fingers crossed saturday following a week of scattered and sometimes unexpected de creases in the Pricco beef. This a wait and see said Bill Marshall a department if agriculture analyst at the Kansas City stockyards. Instead of the increase or Large fluctuation in beef prices Ninny expected there was Only caution in the beef Industry. Everyone was watching everyone else but primarily they were All watching the housewife. And she was t buying enough to make much of a Price increase the coiling on beef prices was lifted last monday two Days ahead of schedule after More thai five Mon Lis of government controls. At the same time new regulations on Oiler foods look effect. Allowing processors and retailers to pass on increases in porral ing costs to he consumer. An associated press Survey showed that beef prices remained stable or declined in Niani areas mainly because of consumer resistance which also was credited with bringing Down the Price of pork and poultry last month. Clarence g. Adamy president of the National association of food chains predicted that meat prices would begin a slow steady drop and said that hamburger might be town to 60 or 70 cents a Pound next year. Noting that Many cattlemen withheld their livestock from Market during the freeze he said there was a backlog of a million cattle ready for Slaughter. They have to come to Market in the near he said adding that increased Supply coupled with Consumers refusal to pay High prices will help Cut the family food Bill. Shoppers found sales on a variety of items. William Gross Public affairs manager for the Northern California division of Safe Way stores said prices for Chuck roast round Steak and Cross rib roast dropped last week Byas much As 20 per cent. We Don t know what s going to happen to Gross said hut we do not know More beef has been coming into the Maricl and we be been Able to hold our prices and pass on Benefit to food fair pantry Pride the nation s fourth largest food Chain announced on Friday that it was cutting Many beef pork and poultry prices by As much As 20 per Ceil. The Phila Delphia based store said that rib roast. For example would sell or a Pound Down 20 cents or 14 per cent from the ceiling level of per Pound. The manager of a Kroger s store in Atlanta said. Prices Are stable. Things Are just about Normal i see the Law of Supply and demand setting in and 1 think the situation will work itself out when it comes to beef prices in the next couple of Harold Cloutier. The manager of first National stores in the Montpelier. I. Area agreed. He said beef prices , about five per cent since the ceiling was ended mainly due to an increase in Supply and a decline in wholesale costs. If people would hold Back on buying beef for another two or three weeks like they have in the past few he said they d see a big drop in the Chat s for dinner a actually bumbles seated and Susie Aren t related but they re playing family while waiting for a real family to adopt them from the Florence animal shelter. Pets of the week bumbles is one of five five week old puppies and Susie is an 18-Inch tall female terrier with Gold eyes. The shelter is located at the City s sanitary Landfill off National cemetery rd., and Volunteer help is still needed there by the Florence humane society. Photo by Sonny Sweden s 90-year-old King Dies peacefully in sleep Daw Chrysler far apart King Gustaf i Adolf of Sweden died peacefully in his sleep api Sweden s 90-year-old King Guslaur i Adolf the world s oldest chief of state diet saturday night As his subjects prepared for elections Ilia could remove All real Power from the monarchy. The ancient throne passed automatically from the world s oldest to the world s Voung St Monarch. Crown Prince Carl gust at. The popular and scholarly King passed away quietly after weathering four serious crises during a month Long illness ills Stout heart finally faltered and be died with his family at his Side of tar doctors had Given up All Hope to save him. Young Gustaf was expected to Fly to Stockholm on sunday to carry on the Royal duties he had fulfilled As re genl for the past month. The new parliament to be elected sunday is expected to Complete legislation to remove the last vestiges of Royal Power. Those Powers include chairing Cabinet meetings calling for formation of a new Cabinet after elections giving nil annual throne stale of he Union speech and serving of titular chief of the tried forces. The King will retain talk chairmanship of the foreign relations committee and will be informed by he Cabinet of governmental affairs at infrequent King s Bui the monarchy would become a formality which according to socialist Premier olo palme May be abolished by a stroke of a pen to pave the Way fora Republic. A crowd of several Hundred wailed outside the Hospital where Gustaf had Hcan brought with a gastric ulcer aug. In from his summer residence. Many Well openly when the death announcement came. The marshal of the realm who announced the King s death said in a Brief announce ment King Gustaf i Adolf died quietly and peacefully at 2035" . The marshal ordered an official mourning period of six weeks. Or. Gunnar Lii Orck. He chief Royal physician read a and final medical bulletin which said the King suffered several severe complications after the aug. 21 emergency operation when half Bis stomach was removed to Stop intestinal bleeding. Toward the end. An infection of the lungs occurred that ended the King s i api bargaining breakdowns on Throe major issues were responsible for plunging Chrysler into a strike and hailing its production of 1074 cars and trucks sources close to the negotiations said saturday. The strike by 13.300 members of the United Auto workers Union occurred after negotiators failed to reach agreement on the key issues of voluntary Over Lime making the Aulo plants safer and pension improvements the sources said. One of the major stumbling blocks was the company s insistence hat Union demands for pension and retirement improvements would Cost million just for Tho first year. Because of a Mutual agreement not to discuss heir Progress publicly none of the sources would allow use of his name lint in general those close to the negotiations gave this account of Why Chrysler was struck the talks involving Chrysler broke Down completely nearly four hours before Friday s . Strike deadline. The company offered two proposals modifying its current right to Force workers to accept overtime Liolu were rejected outright. One Union insider described the company s offers As no compromises at All. It was just like their original offer watergate alive still simmering demos Hope to raise million Cox Washington api watergate the Sconsa Linof summer in t dead it s just Sim Mering below he surface out of Public View. The appeals coi irl is deliberating the Issue of he presidential tapes having made an unusual bid for settlement among the warring fad ions. The Senate committee in doing ils investigating on he staff level and not disturbing the game shows and soap operas. _ and the first watergate grand jury in us last three months of life heard from former top while House aide. John d. Ehrlichman last week. The . Court of appeals asked to decide whether a lower court judge was right in or Dering la r of else conversations turned Over to him for review made ils null capt for conciliation through a memorandum thursday. We contemplate an examination of the tapes by the chief executive or his Delegate assisted by both his own counsel prof. Charles Alan Wright and special prosecutor Archibald Burbank. Calif api politicians and Hollywood stars teamed up saturday night in a nationwide telethon to raise Money for the debt Ridden democratic party. More than is million in pledges were received the first two hours movie Star Henry Tonda and television comedian Sieve Allen opened he six hour telecast broadcast live by Abc. Unsuccessful presidential contender sen. George Mcgovern. was among the Early speakers. While 1 May have lost the people in a surprising sense m a y h a v c won. Said Mcgovern. Convention time for dowsers Dan . I. Api about 300 dowsers from All Over the United states were of peeled to attend the isl i annual convention of the american society of dowsers his week end Here. Danville has been the Host for the convention each year. The dowsers persons who look for underground water with forked Slicks planned seminars on the detection of noxious rays Auto accidents and dowsing and clairvoyant dowsing on television and radio. Dowsers claim to be Able to find More than water and to be Able to use other than forked Sticks. J watergate committee gets mail by the ton a watergate committee stops j counting letters and starts count ing mailbag Only. Page 7b. The Pilgrim path trod by soviet jews is a two Way Street. Page 2d. D world s top monetary experts a will gather next week to try and hurry up International Money re Lorms. Page 5a. Index arts 10b business 6a Gallup poll 5a Horoscope 10a sports 1b women 1c weather partly Cloudy and warm with Little change in temperatures. Highs upper 80s. Lows mid 60s. Details Page 3a. Nothing so far has stopped inflation by h. Gregory Nokes associated press writer Washington a after four phases two freezes higher inheres a rates and some food shortages. Americans May next la asked to pay higher taxes to Slop inflation. And there seems to in ground to question whether a tax increase would he of much help. Presidential adviser Melvin if. A nerd said thursday that president Nixon is considering a temporary 10 per cent increase in income taxes with the. Increased amount to be re funded when inflationary pressures have ended. But the inflationary pressures arc now. And a gird acknowledged thai a tax increase could news analysis not be adopted by Congress if it is adopted at All next year at the earliest. A lax increase is designed to restrain inflation by taking Money from Consumers and business that would otherwise be spent on goods and services thus slowing demand and easing pressure on prices. If Nixon does propose a tax increase it would be a major policy reversal. He said Only last monday he opposed a lax hike. It also would be an open admission that other anti inflationary measures Are not working at least not fast enough. The latest anti inflation program. Phase t. Is now a month old and has yet to offer solid evidence that in is capable of restraining rising prices. The August wholesale Price Index showed thai prices of farm products were up 23.1 per cent in one month by far the highest monthly increase this Century. Automakers whose Price increase proposals were rimmed by he Cost of living Council still have announced increases in prices of Small cars for ranging up to for general motors. What s More this key Industry has informed the Council in will ask for additional increases later on. The Council last Ivecek approved a two Siangc increase of about a ton for Flat rolled steel products which Are primarily used in manufacture of Auto and Home appliances

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