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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Garden City, Kansas Garden City 15c a copy vol. 51 Telegram i it i1�?��#. Emu n it in. K not sati Nim. Ai ski ii a. Hmm Ina cu6 275-7105 a to Dennis i a a a City sanitation worker Louis Morales 209 s. 10th, he dumped to extinguish the coals. The fire careless cleaning causes. Smothers soldering fireplace coals that ignited caused the City an hours extra work and expense trash in a City bin Friday. The entire bin had to As an extra dump truck and loader were used. Carter develops anti inflation strategy by it. Tilt Kooky nok is associated press writer Washington a president Carters advisers Are close to completing a a 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 a Roundt Hemlock Quot discussions Are underway Between the administration and Congress. A we Are close a to final decisions he said however it was Learned from sources in the administration and Congress that Carter May not he ready to unveil his program until the Middle of next week it then. The urgency behind Carters Effort to develop a new anti inflation plan was underlined by the governments latest wholesale Price report Friday that showed those prices increased in february at an annual rate of nearly 20 percent the one month increase in wholesale prices of 1.5 percent followed a 1.6 percent Rise in january since changes in w 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 association of realtors reported that existing housing sales ran at an annual rate of j 21 million in january Down 4 percent from december a 3 35 million level. Since oct. I when the Federal Reserve Board initiated its tight credit policies existing Home sales have plummeted 17 percent said Jack Carlson chief Mono test of the realtors group nevertheless Carlson said Home prices arc a holding up remarkably Well a with the median Price rising $1,4oo to $57,900 in january Schulte said that unless the government succeeds in dampening inflationary expectation. Quot we face a very serious worsening of inflation he told reporters at the White House that a there is a very dangerous spreading of higher Oil prices into other parts of the Economy that is show ing up in higher prices for plastics footwear rubber and other goods. The labor department Quot a wholesale Price report showed that wholesale arbitration does t violate Constitution Topeka fan. A it binding arbitration of school labor disputes does t violate the state Constitution even though arbitration would reduce the a near absolute authority of local school boards in fixing teacher salaries. Attorney general Robert t. Stephan said Friday. The opinion was requested by sen. Joseph harder. A Moundridge chairman of the Senate education committee the committee has a Bill under consideration which would authorize for the first time in Kansas the use of binding arbitration in school labor disputes in his 16 Page opinion. Stephan said binding arbitration would not violate state constitutional guarantees concerning the authority of local school boards Over the a learning process however Stephan emphasized the decision of whether to provide binding arbitration As a tool in resolving teacher contract disputes is a a jmj icy determination Tor the legislature alone to make a currently state Lave provides Tor the appointment of a mediator when negotiations Between teacher and school boards Are at an impasse the Law provides the mediator must examine the controversy and report 11 of mrs. However the school Board is not bound to implement the mediator s findings and ultimately has the Power to Issue unilateral contracts teachers organizations claim they Are virtually powerless under the Law since school boards have no real incentive to Lilly negotiate the dispute and noting teachers cannot legally go on strike the suggestion that binding arbitration could be used As a Means of resolving teacher school Board in passes has been intensely controversial in Kansas Over the years it opponent it argue the arbitrators Iii effect would be performing the school Board s be Gal functions usurping the authority grunted to Board members try voters. The Constitution declares the state boarded education shall have a general supervision of Public schools educational institutions and All the educational Mccre its of the state a locally elected school boards Are Given the duty to maintain develop and operate local Public schools harder asked it binding arbitration would take away these duties. In declaring arbitration to tie constitutionally permissible Stephan noted the state Constitution Grants the legislature the Power to provide Tor a maintaining Public schools. Educational institutions and refuted activities Stephan said a review of Kansas supreme court decisions concerning school labor disputes demonstrates. A the area of professional negotiations is not w within the Basic Mission of either the state Hoard of education or the Public schools of the for support. He cited a 1979 stale supremo court derision in a it. Scott the a her dispute with the local Board. In Wale b the court ruled control Over school labor negotiations tails within the Legislatures sole authority because of the related a tivies Quot prov i Ion in the it institution a in other words a the attorney general wrote the subject of collects a negotiations is an area in w ble b the legislature Max act directs a a a it it it Energy prices increased 7 5 percent in february the largest Rise Tor any month since March 1974. During the Arab Oil embargo in the last year alone wholesale prices Tor gasoline Home heating Quot ii and other Energy goods have increased 76 percent administration officials have said privately that they Are rewriting tie 1981 budget to try to bring it into balance As part of their new anti inflation strategy alien Carter in Veile a the original budget on Jan 28 it provided for a defied of $15 8 billion Man found shot burned Al Dorado Kan it a an autopsy indicates a Man found Friday in a burned Are a of ground this South Central Kansas Community was shot at least once in the head and then set on lire authorities said the identity of the Man. Thought to he in his 20s was not immediately deter mined said Butler county Sherd Dave Willis is Williams sail tests were being conducted to determine what had been used to set the body on lire the Man s clothes were partially burned the body was found inside a Terne along a Road about three Miles South Otel Dorado. There was no evidence of combustible material near the body. But a Grassy area 60 Lee to Wick around the body also was burned. Williams said. The Kansas Bureau of investigation has joined Butler county authorities s m the probe things confused Iran postpones hostage Transfer by t he associate i Ress foreign minister Sadegh it ibo theade a Sari he will address lie nation tonight apparently signalling at be ust a temporary postponement of today scheduled trails. Of the american hostages to the Rex obit Luna in Council state i a apartment Olli Cial said Quot things seem cont used in Iran and doubted the Transfer would be made is scheduled at the i s embassy in Tediman a spokesman Loi the militants refused to a i Vav i Iet Bel the Ira los would be Robed Oil for tin Day. Die Tran set first Appe ared in doubt. Only hours before it was to occur when Ayatollah Ruhollah Khe it me Ini s Oiler issued a statement denying conned claims that he had approx eel the Mew a militants holding Hie hostages ail flounced they would handed ver c control Cit the americans to the revolutionary Council at von p m local time. 8 30 a in is i but in a sexpot ate an Noune eminent broadcast Onte Hran radio Anil monitored in London thew insisted they w maid not turn the hostage s of or to foreign in miste i Sadegh it thoth Adeti appointed by the Council to handle the situation they accused Shuth add hot lying to them by saying revolutionary Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini had ordered Hie americans transferred to the control of the Council they they wanted the Council to Delegate another re pre sent native to take custody Al the hostages meanwhile. Koine imps Ollire issued a state me it saying some Nev sgt pets Quot bae e attributed the of the Muster to the Imam Quot Imam Khomeini continues to maintain Sib Nee on the Issue and lie Lias delegated responsibility Tor the hostages to t tie Mamie National Assembly the Brief state me it said member fit die Assembly veld not tee la Lily Elee ted until be at month t he radio re no t of Khomeini s statement Veas greeted with great enthusiasm outside the embassy w Here a Etow elot several thousand had gathered to chant slogans of support lot the null,.lits in another de a Elope it. Tehran radio broadcast a truth i e Lari location of the situation bom president Abl ii a i a i ii Bam Sadi i he radio i quoted Ham As saying the militants inst proposed to an Emden Lilied member of the Council and to Home to s son Ahmad that they hand Over the hostage s and the embassy to lie conned Lien i met wit tin Imam Khomeini i on praised the i Onosai w till my my i a Cid i he ii i raised it with the Council and it was Hanisak said the last minute mane vering apparently aimed at Kee Ping Minnie in out he direct involvement in the dispute Between tile militants and the Council Quot we will not hand Over the hostages to it thoth Asch. The spokesman said in a Telephone interview from the occupied embassy compound i hey the Council have to appoint another person with a written order and Seal of the hew Olu tonary Oune in earlier the foreign ministry issued a statement saving thoth Jildeh would act As the official government representative in the Transfer of the hostages now in their 126th Day of Captivity local school officials reactions vary Garden titans opinions on binding arbitration in Schreil District employee Alary negotiations differ Between a Acher and school administration preventatives. A Bill pending before the Kansas legislature would a if passed Mem Dwer an impartial third party to make in final decision in salary negotiations t impasse Between the school Hoard and school District employees. A recent decision by Kansas attorney general Lobert Stephan states that the gis lature has the constitutional authority to authorize the use of binding arbitration in the state. Or Horace genre superintendent of schools in Garden City said saturday he does t think that binding arbitration is really desired by the Public. Quot i Don t believe its what the Public wants a Good said Quot perhaps i am of the old guard in thinking that the Public elects the school Belard with the intention Elf the Board taking care of these matters. Good said he opposes binding arbitration because it would put an outside mediator in to make a judgement Quot that w ill affect the Public As much As a decision made by the seven elected officials on the school Good also questioned whether binding arbitration is really desired by most school employees. Quot i done to believe this binding arbitration is what they Ever really wanted a Good said a do they feel More confident in putting the question to an outside individual rather than to the elected officials in which the Public has placed its Confidence a on the other hand. Garden City educators association president Ramona Haney said she sees binding arbitration As a viable Way out of deadlocked negotiations a i think it can be very Good Haney said Quot you need outside help sometimes teachers and the school Board can get so Hung up on their own positive it is that you need some outside Haney said she is reserving final judgment on the Bill that is before the legislature at present because a they keep hacking away at it she said she would like to see some changes made in negotiation procedure before a commitment to binding arbitration is made inside a miss pc pageant. Page 2 a Syracuse. Commerce. Page 9 a memory on w heeds. Page 6 a panthers dump buffs. Page in deaths p3 sports pin la editorial p4 i Ion pm people p6 comics pm 2 business. P9 loss 13-15 Garden Sass there was no immediate indication whether the militants Quot new de Mand would Elte it the Transfer in any event. A speedy release of the americans appeared unlikely in then radio statement the militants said the hostages will he Given a full medical checking and rims Are a to he taken of them before they Are tin Ned Over to Council representatives the Early morning a ate radio broadcast appeared to Agua that the radicals had hacked Down from a demand Friday that they pm Given radio and television to me to address the nation before they surrendered the hostage weather sum ise 7 of Sunset to 11 most to Clear tonight and sunday lows tonight in upper 2<k Lolow lids mild sunday with highs in the 60s. Northwesterly winds in tee 15 Mph his afternoon becoming southerly at 5 to 15 Mph tonight. Temperatures ten 21 hours ending 7 a m. Friday. Max min. Fret. All work and no play makes might make Jack a Dull boy. Jus Garden says hut hard work and Low pay definitely puts Jack in the Market Tor a new Job Dodge it v 45 26 Garden try 53 20 Goodland 28 22 of Russell 40 25 Salina 43 29 Topeka 45 33 of Quot Pierre it Arditi Only Al him Crew

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