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Greenville Record Argus (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Greenville, Pennsylvania Focus 2 of companies hold prices Down Washington a the Council on wage and Price stability says two More Oil companies have agreed to hold Down fat Rise increases to offset profits ast summer that exceeded Federal guidelines. Kern county refinery of Bakersfield calif., will in effect return to Consumers $8.2 million in a a excessive profits the Council said. The refiner will raise prices less than allowed this month and next. Similarly cities service co. Of Tulsa okla., will increase prices $6.2 million less than allowed to make up for profits in july August and september 1979 that were deemed in violation of the Council s voluntary guidelines. Greenville record Argus. Hometown Greenville newspaper serving upper Mercer county 132nd year no. 191 want ads 588-5000 Greenville pa., wednesday August 13, 1980 20 cents daily by Carrier $1.00 weekly forecast increasing cloudiness tonight. Chance of showers Western portions toward Dawn. Low 60 to 65. Variable cloudiness and More humid with thundershowers Likely thursday. High 75 to 80. Extended forecast partly Cloudy and Cool Friday. High 68 to 78. Low 53 to 63. Sunny and pleasant saturday. Chance of showers sunday. High both Days 75 to 85. Low both nights 55 to 65. Local readings warm and sunny weather graced the area tuesday As the High at the municipal water filter Plant Rose to 78f 25.5c. The Low was a Cool 55f 13c. No precipitation was recorded although heavy fog was present this morning. The morning Reading was 57f 14c. News briefs homeroom lists to be posted homeroom lists for grades five six and seven will be posted at the front of Greenville Middle school from aug. 18 until the Start of school aug. 26. The front office will be open from 8 . Until noon and from i to 3 . Daily. Demo Drivers May Register driving buffs can Contact d. Lee Mohney Secretary for the great Stoneboro fair if they Are interested in participating in this years demolition Derby. Mohney can be contacted on Walnut Street in Stoneboro. Fair president is . Ibbs who can be reached at Mercer Road Stoneboro. The preliminary event will be at 8 . Aug. 28, with winners and runners up competing in additional heats for championship trophies aug. 30. A valid Drivers License is required As is parental consent if the Driver is under age 21. Sharpsville Man listed critical James costello 28, of Sharpsville was listed in critical condition this morning in the Burn unit at West Penn Hospital Pittsburgh where he was taken Friday after he was thrown from a float being entered in the Brookfield Homecoming Parade. Costello had been in serious condition at the Hospital. He and four others were thrown from the float when a Cannon on the Back exploded while being loaded with Gunpowder. Water traffic complaints heard by j Aci Carroll record Argus news editor residents from throughout the Borough crowded Greenville Borough Council Chambers tuesday night to air complaints about flooding traffic signs and a variety of traffic problems. Residents of the York Street area took the floor for about an hour to explain that they Are being harassed by noise pollution from automobiles motorcycles and patrons of a nearby tavern adding that they Are concerned about speeding motorists in an area which not Only has a number of children but a playground As Well. The group demanded that something be done in terms of preventative measures asking that police make themselves More accessible when their help is requested. Greenville police chief Donald f. Reinhart responded that the department is kept Busy by numerous Calls and complaints during the hours that the residents of the York Lancaster and Lebanon Street residents were referring to adding police must establish priorities when they Are called. Council president Walter Caswell and Reinhart told the group that during july police responded to 913 Calls and patrolled a total of 9,374 Miles. Another 2,863 hours were spent on investigations including 246 on juvenile problems and 184 hours on crime prevention. Reinhart explained that while he understands the residents would like a patrolman in the area during the a a problem hours a late at night and during weekends a the request is unrealistic. A we can to put a policeman Down there 24 hours a Day a he said. He added that nuisance Calls done to always receive As Quick a response As residents state funds for sewers sought Greenville Borough officials Are looking at a variety of sources for state funding that could be applied to expansion of the municipality a sewer system saying that in the meantime specific Stopgap measures Are being used to alleviate flooding. Because of recent unnaturally heavy rainfall Low areas of the Borough have been faced with flooding problems and areas which normally done to have difficult water flow Are being flooded Council president Walter Caswell said. Councilman James Burleson businessman upset with main St. Lanes at least one Borough businessman is highly disturbed at the Pennsylvania department of transportation for changing the traffic pattern on main Street at Columbia Avenue. James Carlson owner of Carlson a Exxon went before Greenville Borough Council tuesday night to ask what can be done to restore the original traffic pattern or barring that what can be done to Correct traffic problems his customers Are facing. Carlson who has owned his business at the intersection for the past to years said that the recent change making the curb Lane the straight through Lane has Point where his customers can to get in or out of the station. Consequently they Are going elsewhere he said. The traffic pattern change was made shortly after Arbyl a restaurant opened on main Street across from Columbia Avenue. Carlson said this morning that he has been keeping records to document his customer decreases saying that the first Day the restaurant opened his business dropped 50 percent. Council president Walter Caswell told Carlson that the decision to make the Center Lane a left turning Lane was Penn dots not the boroughs. The state Agency approved the restaurants Entrance and exit and changed the lanes according to their specifications he said. Main Street is a state Highway and not a Borough Street he added. Councilman Jim Burleson said that the lanes were wrong previously because the state Calls for the curb Lane to be the straight through Lane. However Carlson said that the state plan Isnit in effect on main Street at water Street in front of the police station and Wasny to at the College Avenue Extension until lines were repainted recently. Carlson said he intends to pursue the matter As far As he has to in order to restore his business. He said he plans to go to Penn Dot next. He told Council that he has discussed the problem with a number of people who also Arentt pleased with the traffic change adding that he could come up with numerous signatures for a petition requesting another change. Said mat Borough Crews have taken a number of Stopgap measures to help contain the problem adding a this Isnit a permanent clogged catch basins have been cleaned lines have been unclogged and some repairs have been made he said. However the biggest problem a the Stewart Avenue area a is caused by the Lay of the sewer line Burleson said. The line that carries storm water from that area is almost completely level from the dip on Stewart Avenue to where it eventually empties into the old Erie canal. Burleson explained that getting the water through the lines Isnit the problem the amount of time it takes to get it through is. A water will flow but not fast enough a he said. He said that tearing up the line to Angle it would cause massive Back ups during heavy Rains. He described the Type of rainfall that the area has been getting As a record Caswell using rainfall charts supplied by the water Plant said toe area Hasni to had this much rain since 1976. Caswell said a we re looking at All the angles to try and come up with Money to Correct the Borough manager Marie Julian was to meet today with a representative of the soil conservation service in Mercer to investigate possible solutions and funding sources. Would like because often patrolmen Are tending to More serious matters. A you can spend two to three hours tied up on one Accident a he said. He instructed the residents to take the License numbers of speeding vehicles and report the numbers to him. If a resident will testify against an offender he said he will make sure that the matter is pursued in the magistrates court. The residents however said that the problems occur most often at night when they Are in bed adding that they get the number of a speeding car. One member of the group asked whether any state Money is available for adding More men to the department but was told that the state is facing the same financial crisis As the Borough. The state police need More men too Reinhart said but the state budget Hasni to been Able to provide Money for additional manpower. The group also said that As homeowners and parents they Are concerned about abusive language coming from the taverns patrons As Well As bottles and cans strewn about the area. Reinhart promised that he will be in touch with the Hempfield township police department a the area Borders Hempfield township a to see what kind of Mutual Aid agreement can be reached. Tears of defeat a Delegate Mary Del theroith of Waterloo Iowa wipes away her tears and holds aloft a Kennedy Banner As she listens to his emotional speech to the democratic convention. Up Kennedy stamp Felt on Democrat platform High school parking problems Are heard by Donald m. Rothberg a political writer new York a president Carter winning a guarantee of renomination on one Day finds on the next that his prize is tied to a party platform bearing the Clear stamp of sen. Edward m. Kennedy. And the big question of the convention remained would Kennedy Sall out support follow his platform victories achieved after the presidents men avoided yet another Battle and let the senator have his Way. A a that a a decision for him to make a Carter said when asked about Kennedy a support tuesday night As he returned to the White House from five Days at the presidential Retreat at Camp David my. And does he need that support he was asked. A i can win much better with him a Carter replied. There were some signs however that not All Kennedy a supporters would go along with a Kennedy endorsement. Kennedy a Deputy Campaign director. Former Wisconsin gov. Pat Lucey resigned As a Delegate and said he would consider supporting Independent candidate John Anderson. A machinists Union official said some members who Are delegates would walk out during Carters acceptance speech to protest the presidents economic policies. As for Kennedy in an impassioned speech that electrified the conventions tuesday session he called for a party Victory in the fall but offered no direct endorsement of Carter. Labor Secretary Ray Marshall said Carter would formally notify the convention today that he cannot accept a Plank calling for a $12 billion Federal program to create 800,000 jobs. That Plank was the one on which Kennedy chose to focus his fight a to renew the commitment of the democratic party to economic asked Why Carter was unwilling to accept the Plank. White House press Secretary Jody Powell said a i can to imagine senator Kennedy would expect the president overnight to change the position which he has held throughout this Long Campaign. I would think the senator and the american people would think less of the president if he changes his policy. Just to obtain some political under party rules. Carter must notify the convention of his disagreement with any platform Plank within one hour of final approval of the document. Powell said that while Carter continues his Strong support for the Era he opposes the platform Plank calling on the party to withhold Campaign funds and technical assistance from any candidate who opposes the amendment. The convention also called for continued Federal funding for abortions a position Powell said Tarter has opposed throughout his Public life. Among the remaining controversial planks to be taken up when the delegates returned to Madison Square Garden at noon Edt were those dealing with solar Energy and the my missile. The solar Energy Plank Calls for a commitment a to a Federal program for solar or other renewable sources that exceed the Federal commitment to synthetic the minority Plank on the my flatly opposes deployment of the missile system favored by Carter. But the potential disputes on the remaining planks seemed anti climactic after the emotional session tuesday night when Kennedy delivered one of the memorable speeches in political convention history. A i am asking you to renew the commitment of the democratic party to economic Justice a Kennedy told the delegates. A i am asking you to renew our commitment to a fair and lasting Prosperity that can put America Back to he went on to restate Many of the issues that dominated his presidential Campaign yielding on none. But he saved his harshest student parking at Greenville area High school and in the surrounding area has become a problem to residents As Well As to school officials. Greenville Borough Council meeting in regular session tuesday night read a letter from George g. Wasser 238 East ave., who wrote requesting that students not be allowed to Park along the area. He said his property has been damaged by students who leave their cars in that area. Part of the problem stems from the fact that students not permitted to Park in the school lot a for disciplinary reasons a still Are driving to the school and want to get As close As possible said Donald f. Reinhart Borough police chief. Carter Ems reconciliation yet undecided new York a presi-1 filly Tho unlit Dent Carter arrived in new York y a today to claim his prize As the democratic presidential can Hought for today anger is dilate momentary madness so control with questions about a recon your Passio or it will control you. Filiation with his Defeated rival a Horace 65 to 8.b.c. Gen. Edward m. Kennedy hanging Over his 55-hour visit to a the democratic National love by convention City the president a a said he did not yet know whether Pittsburgh apr rues he would meet with the senator Days number in the Pennsylva j 6poke to him last night after Nia daily lottery was 7-8-5, his speech and congratulated him on a wonderful speech a inside Carter said after air Force one Quot a a Milf landed at Newark International agent Orang. Airport across the Hudson River the second part of a two part in Neva Jersey series by Jaci Carroll on an he then flew by Marine corps Atlantic Veteran combating helicopter to a Landing on chemical after effects is on Page new Yorkus West Side. 8 presidential appointments Secretary Phil Wise asked How Bridge a a Carter would spend today in classified ads .1� new York As the convention comics.18 prepares to nominate him crossword. In tonight said he will concentrate or donohue.18 on polishing his acceptance editorial. 4 speech he will deliver thursday family page.6-7 night. Heloise .18 the president was a com Home improvement to pained on the 45-minute flight horoscope.16 from Washington by his wife Ann landers.7 Rosalynn daughter Amy Moth remember when. 4 or in Law Albe Smith and two of sports. 14-15 his grandchildren Jason 5, and television.18 Sarah in they Are the children of Jack Carter and his record Argus wife Judy Mercer office in Newark the president news. Advertising Shook hands with approximately subscriptions too members of the new Jersey phone 662-2252 convention relation. Greenville record Argus Cusps 467 680 Check the mexican plate special thursday at the Dinor and Alley cat 7 s. Mercer St he added that erection of no parking signs in the area would apply to residents As Well As students. He said student parking in the residential area has been a problem for some time and is particularly bad during football season. Council agreed to implement no parking from 8 . To 4 . Along the East Side of second Avenue Between donation Road and East Avenue for a 90-Day trial period. In other action Council a hired the Sherin Agency to collect delinquent garbage and sewer accounts. A approved an ordinance accepting the recently completed Section of Street known As the College Avenue Extension. A approved the Sale of used equipment owned by the Borough. A accepted with regret the resignation of Borough Street department worker David a. Hall who is continuing his education at the main Campus of Pennsylvania state University. Anderson petitions Are filed Harrisburg apr campaigners for John Anderson filed petitions with the department of state on tuesday to put the Independent candidate for president on the ballot in Pennsylvania. If the petitions Are approved by the state. Pennsylvania will become the 35th state in which Anderson has won a ballot position for the november election. Campaign officials said the petitions contained 119,000 signatures of registered Pennsylvania voters Well Over the 48, too required by Pennsylvania Law. Following the filing Jane Fowler Andersons Campaign coordinator in Pennsylvania said the expected renomination of president Carter by the democrats Quot will give us a real boost Quot All of the polls show Carter trailing badly. Sen. Edward Kennedy a withdrawal Means Well get started 72 hours earlier in looking for supporters among the Kennedy people a she said. Mrs. Fowler said that beginning sept. I Andersons Pennsylvania Campaign expects to spend $10,000 a week not including funds spent on television advertising Kennedy cheeked a with his supporters demonstration wildly behind him sen. Edward Kennedy walks slowly from the podium and gets a kiss from his wife Jean after his emotional speech to convention u p i local Delegate lauds speech by Mike sever record Argus staff writer amp Tom Squitieri a a Washington Bureau while not taking part in the demonstration that followed it mrs. Betty Devito local Delegate to the democratic National convention said sen. Edward Kennedy a address to the convention was a a great speech a tremendous Kennedy who has ended his unsuccessful quest for the party nomination told the convention to keep alive the principles and ideals of the democratic party and to March Forward together to a november Victory. Quot the word came Down from the top the Carter forces were to be quiet a mrs Devito told an interviewer. A we were told to let the Kennedy people have the because of the orders from Carter brass several Carter delegates will be Able to vote with their Kennedy colleagues on some platform issues and Campaign strategy suggestions in order to Start binding the party a wounds mrs Devito said the Carter delegates Are Only concerned about party Unity As they realize a walkout by Kennedy backers could cripple president Carters reelection chances a i know there would be things we could Compromise on and i know there will be things that we can never be United on a she said Quot it is very hard to work and believe in a candidate a Carter or Kennedy a and then have to give in a Little Quot she said Carter forces started laying the ground work for reunification before the convention started As the votes seemed to add up in their favor. Mrs. Devito praised Kennedy for staying in the race to make his Point saying that the Quot Point was Liberal and was his campaigning will a cause changes to be made a in How the fall Campaign is conducted she said the demonstrations that followed Kennedy a speech went on for nearly 40 minutes and added to the confusion on the convention floor. Convention chairman Thomas p Quot tip Quot of Neill hammered through four minority reports that had been scheduled for role Call votes. A it was so noisy we did no to realize what Issue was on the floor a mrs. Devito said a we did no to even know it had been voted on. I turned to another whip and asked her what was going on and she said she did no to know she asked congressman James Mande no and he said a i guess we just voted. But nobody could hear what was going what was voted on and really shown As an example of the Power of the chairman was the Lour minority reports being supported by Kennedy followers in an obviously negotiated settlement Between the Carter Ana Kennedy Camps i Neill called for voice votes on the planks and declared the report calling for a ceiling on wage and Price controls had been Defeated while reports calling for a $12 billion jobs program and other economic measures were accepted the same confusion reigned during the earlier floor Battle on other platform planks. At the time state House minority Leader k Leroy Irvis was at the Gavel when votes came up on denying financial support to candidates who oppose the equal rights amendment and on providing government funds for abortions for the poor passage of both these planks was gave led through in the midst of loud demonstrations by supporters that prevented delegates from clearly hearing what was going on mrs Devito said the schedule for today includes a number of caucuses including sessions with women a groups unions Carter whips and a full state delegation meeting before the re opening of the convention for the evening also set for this morning was a reception with the president and mrs Cartel mrs. Devito said she had received an invitation hut thought she might pass it up to attend some of the caucuses mrs. Devito said she has also been invited to a reception in the presidents suite following the nomination thursday night words for Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan saying the former California governor a has no right to quote Franklin Delano Roosevelt As he did in his acceptance speech at the gop convention last month. Kennedy congratulated Carter on his Victory and said. A i am confident that the democratic party will reunite on the basis of democratic principles a and that together we will March toward a democratic Victory in when Kennedy finished the convention Hall exploded in cheers delegates waved Blue and White signs that read a Kennedy �?T80.�?� some had scrawled �?o�?T84�?� on the Back. A it became Clear As the Roll Call was about to begin that we weren to going to win a Powell said. The Carter aides called their counterparts in the Kennedy Camp a Deal was struck on the economic planks without what one aide called a direct consultation with the president. Platform at a glance new York a Here at a glance Are planks adopted so far by the democratic National convention for the party a 1980 platform a recognizes the need for fiscal restraint but asserts that the democratic party will not support reductions in welfare or other programs that serve Basic human needs states that the party will not support changes in social Security Benefit formulas that would result in lower rates of Cost of living increases than recipients get under the present formula a Calls for a a phased reduction Quot in the state share of welfare costs and denounces the Republican platforms Call for transferring the costs entirely to the states a slates that a full employment jobs policy and the need to guarantee a Job for every Able bodied american a is our single highest Domestic a denies Money or Heip from the National democratic party to candidates who do not support the equal rights amendment. A Calls the right to seek an abortion and other forms of a reproductive Freedom is a fundamental human right and backs use of medicaid funds to for abortions of poor women who seek them opposes efforts to enable Federal agencies to override or exempt state or Federal environmental health or safety Laws Powers that president Carter s proposed Energy mobilization Board a now stalled in Congress a would have had seen for heard during a discussion of storm and sanitary sewers at a meeting of Greenville Borough Council tuesday night. Dave Lewis a resident who attended the meeting entered into a a a debate with councilmen on the function of basement drains several councilmen and several residents each added their opinions with Council president Walter Caswell finally saying to Lewis a you could be right a ooh in a sure i am a Lewis replied quickly. A a in a never wrong Quot a i intend to ask your wife about that a retorted Caswell. A a done to bother a responded taxis a a she a always wrong a

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