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Herkimer Evening Telegram (Newspaper) - December 13, 1982, Herkimer, New York Vol. Xxxv no 36 twelve Hages �?o7 he of de is Hoice Herkimer Ilion n y., monday december 13, 1982 pin 181440 25 smile copy municipal building tour is tomorrow by Donna Thompson Herkimer Village residents will have an Opportunity tomorrow night to get a first hand look at a building the Village Board is considering replacing citizens advisory committee chairman Thomas Adams has invited members of the cac mayor Charles Patterson Village officials and the Public to meet at the Herkimer Village Hall on Green Street tomorrow night at 6 30 p. In. For the tour of the municipal building a we re going to look at it from the basement to the rafters a said Adams who set up the tour with Village administrator Philip Streeter. A now is the Chance for people who have griped about spending the Money to get a look at the the municipal facility now provides office and equipment storage space for the Village police and fire departments and for the Village offices. Officials say the building has been in poor condition for some time. Police chief Robert Hart said this morning that he does not think people Are aware of the conditions and. He added. A i done to think they local lines boart7 meeting set Middleville the will be held dec. 13, regular meeting of the beginning at 7 30 ., in Middleville Village Board Corey memorial Hall. Driving course Ilion a a three hour pre licensing Driver education classroom course in Safe driving practice will be taught from 6 30 to 9 30 dec. 14 in Ilion High schools room 108 any person holding a new York state motor vehicle learners permit will be eligible for participation a fee is charged for the mv-278 form special meeting set Little Falls a special meeting of the Little Falls City school District Board of education will be held tuesday. Dec 14, beginning at 7 in the Board room at Benton Hall school 770 e. Main st., in order to discuss administrative salaries deadline for letters Friday is the deadline for receipt of letters to Santa from area youngsters to insure publication in time for Christmas the letters should be about 50 words and include the youngsters address and age the special a Home for the holidays column for area service men and women and College students w ill continue through dec 31 information should be submitted in writing to the evening Telegram and include Home addresses and time Home plus College or service location and names it Ecial meeting Frankfort the Frankfort Schuyler Central school Board of education will hold a special meeting tuesday dec. 14, beginning at 7 in the High school Library. An executive session to discuss personnel is on the Agenda. Numbers Fame Albany. N map the number picked sunday night in new York s daily numbers game was 987 the win four number was 2143 saturdays daily number was 246 lotto numbers new York a the numbers drawn saturday night in new York s Iitto weather. Of Fig Snow my i d there is a 30 percent Chance of flurries tonight and inside game were 4, 26. 6. 31, 21. And 14 the supplementary number was 5 tuesday with overnight Low temperatures in the teens and highs tuesday of 35 to 40 degrees there is a Chance of rain or Snow wednesday while thursday and Friday Are expected to be dry highs will be in the 30s, with lows of 15 to 20 k n rights disappointed Frankfort played a Tough scrappy offensive game against Westmoreland during that schools championship round of its weekend tip off tournament. But the Maroon knights got into some foul trouble and were handed disappointing loss. For this and More see sports pages and 9 area news classified ads comics to crossword Date Book editorials Horoscope 3,7 10 11 7 5 4 7 hospitals living today obituaries sports state news Stock Market world news classifieds work fast Quot summer is about Over yet it took Only two Days to sell a 15 foot fiber Glass boat with motor Complete with tilt trailer. A Herkimer Man placed an evening Telegram and mid week extra classified and and sold the items in just a woday Werwie an celled his and he said he was pleased with the number of Calls and Quick response you can be pleased and get Quick response by calling 866-2222 8 . To 5 Monday Friday and until to . Saturday. Ask for the evening Telegram classifieds. Are concerned with one major problem he said is the fact that the heating system cannot be balanced. Quot the thermostat May be set for 65 degrees Over in the fire station. It would be 70 or 72 in the Village offices out Here where my Secretary is it would be about 65 and in my office it would be 60 or said Hart. There were problems a week and a half ago. He said when steam pipes broke Between the first and second floor of the fire station and steam poured into the fire station out of the Wall. A we would either have to tear up the floor or tear Down the ceiling to replace the he said a and that would Cost an awful lot of Hart said that at present the heat is being kept Down and workers Are watching out for More steam fire chief James English said that the steam pouring into the station took much of the paint off one Wall on the second floor a people should come in and see what this place is like a he said. A the concept of this place is Beautiful Quot said Deputy fire chief Lawrence Shaffer pointing out that the firemen a living quarters Are now located Over the equipment ski that firefighters can be Down to the trucks in a matter of seconds by sliding Down the poles but the building he feels is too old he pointed out that since there is not enough space for the trucks an addition had been made to the Back of the garage but one truck must be parked in front of another an arrangement which could spell trouble shoud the front truck Ever fail to Start a we try to keep the place said Shaffer a but it s hard. And ifs depressing to work mayor Patterson commented. A the Village offices do not lend themselves to efficiency at All we Are fortunate to have a Good dedicated staff that w ill work under conditions that Are less than desirable. Either ifs like an ice cube or so hot they have to open the windows and let the heat Patterson said this morning that he endorses the idea of the tour a i think there is probably a lot of Public awareness of the situation but people May not really understand what the condition of the building is Quot he said a they May think that if we add a Little paint and put on some storm windows everything will be the Village Board voted last week to table a Resolution to authorize the construction of a new Public safety Complex according to plans drawn up by local architect Robert Noble Adams said that the cac May vote on whether or not to support the project following tomorrow night s tour Nobles plans Call for the construction of a new one Story garage on the site of the present Village Hall the renovation of the present water department building for use by the police and fire departments relocating the Village offices to Basloe Library and building a new one Story garage at the sewage treatment Plant for use by the water department the project would Cost an estimated $907,000. A his ii Itell t a a "4 a f what big Teeth a the animals found in the Herkimer county Community College natural history museum were among the big attractions for youngsters from Mohawk. Herkimer and Ilion who visited the College As one of the programs in the Mhz colloquial. Here Nicholas Busch a fifth grader from Herkimer checks to see How Sharp the Teeth of this Black Bear really Are. Robert Martin a Herkimer sixth grader Waits for his turn. A Story on the visit appears on Page 3. Poland to lift most martial Law rules Gas rules weighed Warsaw. Poland api declaring poles have a the worst behind us a Gen w Wojciech Jaruzelski promised to lift most mar tial Law restrictions by years end and hinted he will free detained Solidarity Union activists. The announcement by the polish Premier and defense minister came in a nationally televised speech sunday the eve of the first anniversary of the sweeping military crackdown that effectively crushed Solidarity sup pressed 16 months of social upheaval and sharply increased East West tensions a the year which has passed was a great test we have passed it a Jaruzelski said. A we have got the worst behind us a the general a using the same clipped. Precise language with which he declared martial Law dec 13, 1981 a said the a Basic i gorse of military Rule a will cease to function by the end of this year a a the extent of martial East coast Shivers after 1st snowstorm Mitchell and Martin my the associated press frigid weather moved into the Eastern Seaboard today where memories of last week s record High temperatures were buried under As much As a foot of Snow from North Carolina to Maine the seasons first major snowstorm moved out to sea sunday after clogging roads closing airports and causing scattered Power outages the weekend storm spread a Broad Swath of rain sleet and Snow from Northern Mississippi to new England at least seven deaths were blamed on icy roads including five people in Ohio on saturday and one each in Tennessee and Virginia on sunday. About 500 tourists were stranded sunday night on Nantucket Island 30 Miles off the Massachusetts Mainland where 12 inches of Snow closed the islands Airport and halted ferry service. High winds and Gale warnings also closed ferry service at three locations on North Carolinas outer Banks. Five members of a sunken Rockland Maine fishing vessel were rescued from their life raft sunday by another boat in seas driven by 40 mph winds 90 Miles off Chatham mass dispatchers sent 1,200 pieces of Snow removal equipment onto highways in Massachusetts while 2,500 men were called in to operate More than 360 Snow plows and 290 Salt spreaders in new York City at a Cost of about $700,000 More than 125,000 Utility customers were without Power sunday after the storm moved through Virginia red Cross officials in Richmond said they were opening two schools As emergency shelters for those left without Light or heat because of the blackouts. Outages in Richmond resulted in a Holiday Bonus for the salvation army when the National guard donated about too meals including 50 pounds of steaks said sgt James Boykin. Because the meat milk butter bread and vegetables could t by cooked or refrigerated the perishable food was Given away he said. Heavy Snow falling at the rate of 4 inches an hour in the Washington suburbs plastered the nation s capital and the cities of Baltimore. Philadelphia and Providence. R i., although areas further Inland were spared deep accumulations at least to inches of Snow fell at Dulles International Airport outside of Washington and Philadelphia International Airport was closed for several hours. Meanwhile victims of flooding in the Mississippi Valley were told that Federal disaster Relief centers would begin opening by wednesday in some sections. President Reagan declared 15 Missouri counties a disaster area after they were affected by floodwater resulting from a slow moving system of thunderstorms that moved through the nation s midsection. Illinois gov. James Thompson said saturday he wants Federal Aid made available for 22 flood ravaged counties along the Illinois River officials in Illinois. Missouri and Arkansas said Rivers continued to recede during the weekend after causing at least $620 million in damage and driving 35,500 people from their Homes. Petition filing slated today Laws relaxation will be disclosed at a meeting of the Sejm or parliament later today he said. A this will be a weighty step towards Complete lifting of martial Jaruzelski said. A it is simply impossible to jump into full nor a i do Promise one Jaruzelski declared a anarchy will not be allowed into in a reference to the Solidarity underground organization. Jaruzelski said Quot the enemy s actions have not stopped. So we cannot afford yet to renounce All the extraordinary a no one in Poland or abroad should labor under any illusion that the current decisions will allow a further round Quot of social and labor unrest he said Solidarity was suspended when Jaruzelski declared martial Law parliament enacted a new labor Law oct 8 that outlawed the in dependent Union replacing it with smaller labor organizations under stiff government control the martial Law chief said some measures to protect state Security and the Economy would remain in effect but did not say what those measures were. He also said army officers would remain in major factories to prevent sit Down strikes. Many of the harshest martial Law restrictions have been lifted including a curfew restrictions on Telephone communication bans on Domestic travel and censorship of foreign news dispatches. A ban on Public gatherings remains and other Long Range government controls have been implemented without giving a timetable Jaruzelski said amnesty for interned Solidarity activists and martial Law offenders will be considered and that a internment will cease to be applied a the government said 10,131 poles were interned during the year of martia1-Law and As of thursday More than 300 people remained in detention Washington a Congress is considering More than 150 Bills designed to control the Price of natural Gas which is rising in Price at a record Pace despite an abundance of Supply. The Bills Call for everything from a two year Price freeze to government mandated renegotiation of contracts Between suppliers and pipelines the opening salvos in an expected bitter congressional Battle were scheduled this week with hearings before the Senate Energy committee today and a House Energy sub committee on wednesday sen Thomas Eagleton d mo., and other supporters of a Price freeze Hope to Force a vote on the Issue in the waning lame Duck session but chances of anything passing Are Remote because of heavy opposition and limited time 29 killed in Lebanon Beirut Lebanon a factional fighting escalated in Lebanon today claiming 29 More lives in nigh Long combat Between Christian and moslem militiamen Southeast of Beirut and rival moslem sects in the Northern port of Tripoli police said reports of new fighting emerged As presidential envoys Philip c. Habib and Morris Draper prepared to return to the Middle East in attempts to arrange a withdrawal of israeli syrian and palestinian forces from Lebanon. Taft. La a Many of the 17.000 people evacuated for 32 hours because of an explosion and fire at a Union Carbide chemical Plant wasted Little time going Back Home the evacuees live on both sides of the Mississippi River within five Miles of the Plant where a 65,000-gallon tank of the chemical acrolein explant explodes plodded about 12 30 a in saturday and ignited a second tank the chemical is used in tear Gas and herbicides worried about a potential Cloud of deadly Gas from the superheated chemical or a Chain reaction explosion in eight adjacent tank it authorities ordered the evacuation four hours later air Rase blocked Greenham common England apr about anti nuclear demonstrators most of them women blockaded All seven Gates to a . Air Force base Here today to protest planned deployment of american cruise missiles in Britain the protests came one a after thousands of anti nuclear demonstrators marched outside the Greenham common base and other . Facilities in West Germany to protest the missiles scheduled for deployment late next year reports denied new York a . Intelligence reports that Pakistan was developing weapons Grade plutonium Are a certainly incorrect a according to president Mohammd Ziaul Haq. A in my opinion there is no such thing As a peaceful device or a non peaceful device. We Are planning Zia said on Abc s a meet the press in an interview taped saturday and broadcast sunday Shultz meetings set Rome apr starting the busiest Day of his two week european tour Secretary of state George p Shultz today met with new italian Premier Amintore Fanfani. Shultz was also scheduled to Confer with Pope John Paul la at the Vatican on the latest situation in the Pon tiffs native Poland and w Egypt s president hos Mubarak to Brief him on new approach aimed gaining the withdrawal foreign forces from Lebanc no details of the 62 yet old Secretary a meeting i the Christian demoed Premier were immediate made available Gas tax hike opposed evening Telegram w Ashington Bureau Washington Herkimer a new and old congressmen both voted against the Nickel a gallon Federal gasoline tax increase that was approved by the House 236 to 169. Reps. David o b. Martin a Canton and Donald j. Mitchell a Herkimer broke with the White House and opposed the hike which is designed to finance a Job creating program of Road and Bridge construction. Also both Martin and Mitchell voted against the successful Effort in the House to delete my missile production Money from the 1983 defense budget. Martin the Herkimer areas incoming congressman said he voted against the increase because he does not think his District will get As much out of the Federal Highway Trust fund As it puts in. He said he also objected to a provision targeting one cent of the increase to mass transit systems. Very few of his constituents ride buses or trains to work he noted. Mitchell who is retiring at the end of the year and Martin joined 87 republicans and 82 democrats who opposed the measure. The tax hike was supported by 140 democrats and 96 republicans. The Senate is expected to pass the tax increase before the end of the current lame Duck session. If it does the hike will show up at the Gas pump starting in april. Martin said he opposed the my amendment because of concern that the land based leg of americans nuclear triad is vulnerable to soviet attack. The my is needed to replace the aging minuteman ii land based missile he said. Killing the my would put . Arms control negotiators at a disadvantage he added Martin supported continued my production despite reservations about the dense pack Basing plan under which too my missiles would be closely spaced on a strip of land in Wyoming. A a in a not satisfied dense pack is the Best Way to go a he commented. Frankfort local residents Are to file a petition today with Village officials requesting a Public vote on a proposed $525,000 improvement project for the villages electrical substation. According to James Romeo of 228 e. Main st., who headed the petition drive said local taxpayers and not Village officials should have the final say on the project which was approved by the Board on nov. 15. Romeo said the petition which contains More than 700 names will be filed with Village clerk Joanne Oyer. If the project is placed before Village residents Romeo said he does not know whether or not they would approve it. However he said it should be their decision he has been circulating the petition throughout the Village with the help of the concerned citizens of Frank fort. Romeo said he does no to think the project is needed especially in these economic times. The project includes spending $475,000 for direct improvements to the substation. Another $50,000 is to be included in the Purchase of a Hole drilling truck Chrysler pact approved Toronto a Chrysler a 10,000 Canadian workers began returning to work today with a new Richer contract won by a five week strike that company chairman Lee Iacocca says Cost the beleaguered automaker $100 million a a it a sure Good to have it behind us and get Back to work a Chrysler Canada spokesman Walter Mccall said. Mccall said some maintenance workers were called in late sunday night to get Assembly lines ready for the morning shift at All six Canadian plants. The new pact was ratified sunday by an overwhelming 7,753,787 votes. Each of three categories of workers voted a a yes by at least 85 percent. United Auto workers Union spokeswoman Wendy Cuth Bertson reported . Chrysler workers Are scheduled to vote thursday and Friday on their new contract negotiated along with the Canadian agreement the 42.300 american workers did not strike Chrysler Canada s two biggest plants a both in Windsor Ontario just across the Detroit River from Detroit a produce 688 cars and 432 trucks a Day Mccall said. The Auto Plant is the Only source of such Large cars As the Chrysler new yorker and Dodge Diplomat Mccall said he did not have a figure for Chrysler a losses from the strike. Some Industry analysts have estimated the loss at about $15 million a week for the no 3 automaker and Iacocca was quoted Over the w weekend As saying the shutdown Cost about $100 million the Impact of the strike was Felt most powerfully in Windsor where 80 percent of Chrysler Canada workers live Chrysler officials said All 4,600 . Workers Laid off because of the strike in Canada would be recalled within a few Days the new contract raises a Chrysler assemblers Pax immediately from 9.07 Canadian dollars or to 10.21 because the Canadian Dollar is Worth about 81 cents at current Exchange rates the new wage is equivalent to about $8.27 in . Currency

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