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Tribune (Newspaper) - September 8, 1976, Tipton, Indiana embargo is political brickbat WASHINGTON (AP) — The issue of farm export embargoes, steaming since the government limited soybean sales to foreign countries three years ago, now has become a political brickbat in this fall’s presidential election. Both President Ford and Democratic rival Jimmy Carter have vowed that farm export embargoes should be ordered only in the case or extreme need to protect American consumers, although each candidate has engaged in ambiguiti^ from time to time. Regardless of who is president during the next four years, part of the question on whether limitations on grain sales abroad should ever be limited has already been settled, at least so far as the Soviet Union is concerned. The longterm agreement with the Soviets announced last Oct. 20 by Ford includes a provision that if U.S. domestic grain supplies fall below a certain level the government can reduce sales of wheat and corn to Russia. Thus, unless something is done either by the Soviet Union or the United States to repudiate that agreement, the next administration is already committed theoretically to potential export cutbacks in times of domestic grain shortages. Agriculture Department officials say, however, that barring widespread drought— a virtual nationwide dry spell — it is hot likely that U.S. grain supplies will be so diminished. The agreement emerged after the Soviet Union bought large quantities of U.S. wheat and corn in July 1975. Under pressure from AFL-CIO President George Meany and maritime union leaders to protect American consumers. Ford halted further sales while the agreement was worked out. The agreement calls for Russia to buy at least six million to eight million metric tons of wheat and corn annually over five years, beginning with deliveries this Oct. 1. The pact allows Russia to purchase more than eight million tons in a single year if U.S. officials agree. But the agreement also includes an escape clause for the United States which, essentially, could trigger export controls on wheat and corn sales to the Soviet Union if the total U.S. grain supply — meaning wheat, corn and other feed grains — dips below 225 million tons. As defined, the “supply” of grain is the amount left over from previous crops plus what farmers get from their new harvests. The supply of wheat, com and other feed grains — oats, barley and sorghum — was about 269.2 million tons in 1975-76, well fibove the trigger of 225 million. A metric ton is 2,205 Dounds. Based on this year’s harvest estimates as of Aug. 1, the grain supply in 1976-77 has been projected at 283.5 million tons. Thus, in future years, the grain crops would have to decline precipitously to pull the supply down to 225 million tons. But as a matter of principle — and that is included in the political talk — the agreement with the Soviet Union does provide for automatic export curbs whenever the U.S. grain stockpile is skimpy. The clause in the agreement did not escape notice of farm organizations and others who criticized the five-year agreement when Ford announced it last fall. HISTORICAL GROUP The American Historical Association was founded Sept. 10, 1884. J > SWEPT OUT IN CIVIL CLEANUP — Shoeshiners sit in their places on their last day of work in Lisbon’s Rossio Square before being swept out by police in a government bid to clean up the area and bring back foreign tourism. Hundreds of shoeshiners, fruit sellers and pornography peddlers were v ictims in the civic cleanup of the square Tuesday. Rossio once was one of the city’s main tourist meccas. (AP Laser Photo) BUSH TO CHINA In the first major change in a key post under his new administration, President Ford on Sept. 4, 1974, named National Republican Committee Chairman George Bush to be U.S. envov to China. BOYLE CHARGED W. A. Boyle, former head of the United Mine Workers of America, was arrested Sept. 6, 1973, and charged with murder in connection with the 1969 slaying of Josepli A. Yablonski. See Our Ad In The Pork Tab ■? JCPenney Our polyester pants are a smart buy. 3.99 Misses’ puli-on pants in easy up-keep polyester knit takes on colorings in solids and fancy jacquard patterns. Now at this very special price. Sizes 10-13. 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