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Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Logansport, Indiana Family weekly Sid giving thanks for life the weather Indiana partly Cloudy sunday and continued mild with Chance of showers highs from the 50s to Low 60s sunday night and monday variable cloudiness and cooler with the Chance of showers lows sunday night in 40s highs monday upper 40s to upper 50s College bowl bids packing bags for new wrap up in sports founded in 1844 vol 138 no 274 Logansport Indiana sunday november 21 1982 50c inside today hooked on dolls from hundreds of Origi Nal handmade dolls Betty Frances Layman has made through the years she has earned the title doll a former Canvas artist Betty Frances 2021 e Broadway turned her talents to doll making several years ago and has devoted Ali her spare time to the Hobby since then Page tylenol Back Johnson Johnsons Gamble that tylenol can make a comeback moves into High gear today with the distribution of million Worth of coupons offering free bottles of the pain re Liever Page 11 roses the new Jerry Garcia album run for the receives High Marks from reviewer Bill Missett Page 12 Virginia no 1 hoosiers no 7 Virginia looking to con sum m a t e the Ralph Sampson Era with a National championship saturday was named College Basket balls no i team in pre season voting by the up Board of coaches while n Diana was tied with Villanova for seventh Page 21 Indiana Purdue air Force notre Dame Ball state Iii St 13 7 30 17 52 17 Index Ann 1723 to Young what future for City Utility service boards state Law May mean boards cease existence Jan 1 by Dave Long utilities at Richmond staff writer the Richmond Council meets there May be a Utility service separately As a City Council and As a Board in Logansport after dec Utility Board councilmen Are paid there May not a year for the extra utilities the Home Rule legislation Pas work sed during the last session of the Richmond utilities officials say general Assembly raises questions they have heard of the problem concerning the future of Aii Utility with the Utility service Board service boards in Indiana legislation but it does not affect an administrative opinion of the them Indiana attorney generals office Hillis said an Indianapolis Law says Utility service boards will firm is preparing legislation for the cease to exist on Jan Indiana association of cities and state rep Nelson Becker said towns to present to the House and the problem arose when revisions Senate for possible action in were made in the Indiana munic january pal Utility Law the revisions did not Hillis said if too much political include a savings clause1 to allow pressure is applied the legislation the boards to continue operating May not be introduced after dec 31 the proposed legislation would Becker said it was not the cute continue the Utility service boards Tion of the legislature to omit Utility and confirm All their actions from service boards from the Law and Jan 1 1983 until the time the Bill is the legislature is preparing to passed Correct the mistake a corrections the Logansport Utility service Bill already prepared for the Board was informed of the attorney legislature contains language generals opinion during its last which would allow the boards to meeting Hillis said then he didst continue in operation believe the Board was in jeopardy there Are seven Utility service of being abolished boards in Indiana created by voter later Hills said evidently referendums Logansport attorney some people fee it is legitimate John r Hillis believes boards that there will be no Utility service created by referendums cannot be boards after Jan taken away by statute Logansport Utility manager his opinion is not universally Stephen Kovacs said the oversight shared by the legislature in not including a Peru is preparing an ordinance to savings clause for Utility service create a department of utilities to boards is the Best kept secret operate its utilities after Jan Logansport already has Rehe said the Utility service organized the City departments Board was created by the people of because of the Home Rule Legisla Logansport in 1977 because they Tion and Hillis feels there is no wanted he believes it is not problem with the Utility service proper for boards created by ref Board continuing to operate Eren dums to be abolished because we Are All right he said of a legislative oversight we have taken the necessary Kovacs said he received the at action to continue the Utility service Torney generals opinion from Board at the pleasure of the mayor another and passed the and the City information to Hillis Peru utilities manager Bill by Logansport Utility service Board Fin ton said he Hopes the chairman Robert a Aughtner said legislature will pass a Law continue was unaware of the problem but ing Utility service boards but he theres apparently not a lot the said that if a new Law int passed in Utility service Board can do about the immediate future Peru will operate its utilities through a Kenneth Smith utilities commit utilities department controlled Eritee chairman of the Logansport City ther by the Board of Public works Council said he too was unaware and safety or the City Council Peru of the problem Smith has asked for has had a Utility service Board an opinion through the Indiana association of cities and towns in electric an attempt to clarify the situation Berry Estes together again dancing through the years by Gloria Hizer staff writer Twenty seven years after the first squad of Berry ettes marched onto the Logansport High school football Field both the group and their halftime extravaganzas have become entrenched traditions at los the reaction of one original i sure never thought it would last this said Suanne Mcnutt Schwering 705 Lynwood or her High school memories will be revived at wednesdays reception for Berrette alumni hosted by the 1982 squad All former members Are invited to attend the reception and the first Logansport basketball game of the season it was in 1955 that another Origi Nal Berrette Bev Wolf Culp 1901 High helped organize eight majorettes into the marching dancing Pompon Carvine Ber r j 5ev Wolf Culp left and Suanne Mcnutt Schwering Hove a Good Tough Wolf choreographed the routines Over the original 1955 Berrette outfits which Are still in storage at the High school continued on Page 1 1 Reagan warns against protectionism Washington up presi Dent Reagan warned saturday that the International trading system is at a Crossroads and said the United states will oppose protectionism at Home and abroad in his weekly nationwide radio address delivered from Camp David the president described the worldwide recession As being bad news for All of but said building Trade barriers could Lead to disaster warming up for the speech by giving technicians a sound level just before going on the air Reagan jokingly offered an even blunter economic assessment my fellow he said Ive talked to you on a number of occasions about economic problems and opportunities our nation faces and i am prepared to Tell you its a hell of a Abc news reported that shortly before Reagan went on the air budget director David Stockman told him in a meeting of economic advisers that the budget deficit could go As High As billion unless More budget cuts Are made the network quoted White House sources As saying Reagan was not surprised by the pessimistic in his address the president strongly emphasized his opposition to protectionism there Are some who seem to believe that we should run up the american Flag in defense of our markets they would embrace protectionism again and insulate our markets from world Reagan said the president recalled that similar attitudes in the 1930s led to economic distress in International markets and contributed to the Start of world War ii when other countries dont grow they buy less from us and we see fewer jobs created at Home when we dont grow we buy Jess from them which weakens their economies and their abilities to buy from us its a vicious Reagan said in describing the re sults of a stagnant worldwide Economy judge must decide if atomic tests killed americans with radiation the cite councilman said in since 1962 Richmond has an generating Utility the same As Logansport but it is controlled by formation from the state Organiza the City Council which also acts As Tion on the status of the Utility Board the Utility advisory Board the is not expected until later this mayor has no control Over the week trial transcripts stacked Salt Lake City up a Federal judge must decide in the coming months whether the Federal government in its cold War Zeal to develop the atomic bomb gambled with the lives of american citizens and eventually killed or maimed nearly 300 of them with cancer causing radiation for nine weeks District court judge Bruce Jenkins has listened to people who lived in the path of fallout from the bombs describe How they or their rela Tives developed diseases Many years after the tests he watched As one cancer victim a women whose face had been turned Green by chemical treat ments pulled off a wig to reveal spots where her hair had fallen out after she sat on a Hilltop and watched one of the bombs explode Jenkins listened to scientists who claimed that the people of Southern Utah Northern Arizona and Southern Nevada have a higher than Normal incidence of leukaemia and other types of cancer they testified that fallout was the Only logical explanation he also heard from a second Batch of scientists testifying for the government who said the radiation doses from the bombs were too Low and there was no evidence linking the fallout to cancer testimony concluded last week in the landmark trial of a suit brought by 24 people who claim the government was negligent in the Way it operated the open air test pro Gram the test Case will Likely decide the Fate of nearly damage claims against the government stemming from More than 300 cancer cases in the sparsely Region East of the test site two teams of lawyers will make their final arguments to Jenkins dec 17 steel strike fears rising Pittsburgh up the rejection of sweeping contract concessions by the United steelworkers Union slams the door on the steel Industry plea for reduced labor costs and raises fears of a possible strike next year the two sides will not talk again until May when regular negotiations will begin for a pact to replace the current contract which expires in August said us presi Dent Lloyd Mcbride in disappointed of Mcbride said after local Union officials Friday spurned concessions by a 231141 vote i would have preferred that wed settled Mcbride said he had warned the steelmakers not to ask for so much i tried during negotiations to persuade them they should not insist on All these he said but based on what i know about the problems of the Industry and the problems of our membership i recommended it our officers recommended it and our executive Board rec Ommen edit the Union president said the uses second rejection of contract concessions in six months increases the possibility of a strike next year the recession plagued Industry has indicated it will accept a strike if it cannot have lower labor costs with the Economy being what it is i think the companies mind taking a said rip Williamson president of local 2210 at steel Plant in Fairfield Ala the financial picture is so Bleak that analysts predict several major steelmakers could face bankruptcy steel Mills now Are operating at less than 40 percent of capacity and Industry unemployment is estimated at about 50 percent

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