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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 17, 1983, Tokyo, Japan 10 business Pacific stars and stripes january 1983 invites japanese tourists up a brochure promoting the Pinehurst hotel is going to be difficult for most americans to read because it is printed in it is part of a publicity Campaign to attract More japanese tourists to the famous Golf japanese Are fanatics about said Wendy the hotel and country clubs publicity who said Pinehurst wants to make its facilities known to the japanese the hotel has retained a japanese inter scheduled a special Holiday weekend to celebrate the japanese emperors birthday and translated portions of its Telephone directory into Foxworth said the with a half dozen Golf is Ideal for visitors from the the new push for japanese business was started last fall to coincide with state government efforts to attract Industry and tourists to North Foxworth said Many of the tourists Pinehurst Hopes to attract Are japanese businessmen on working she said hotel staff members have been in regular Contact with Tokyo tourist agents to Brief them on Pinehurst and North Steve assistant state Commerce said there Are 27 japanese owned industries in North six have moved into the state in the last three in addition to the efforts of the Pinehurst the Biltmore House and gardens in Asheville also is making a special Effort to attract japanese Steve marketing director at the accompanied James Hunt to Japan last he said groups of japanese on their Way to the Japan exhibit at the 1982 worlds fair in stopped at the Biltmore neither the Pinehurst hotel nor the Biltmore House keeps statistics on the number of japanese visitors but officials said the figures Are not yet Miller said it will take time for the japanese to become familiar with North he said they traditionally travel to Hawaii or Herman Kahn and thin tank recruit Alexander Kahn Haig the thin tank business up Kodak cuts jobs a the Eastman Kodak which two weeks ago offered employees a voluntary buyout plan to trim its said it was laying off workers at its apparatus division Here because of the sluggish worldwide the nations 25th largest Industrial is suffering from the same problems that have plagued other industries since the 1970s dwindling demand for its Basic products and intensifying Competition from the the giant photographic concern said All the workers being dropped from the apparatus As of have been with the company less than 18 Kodak reported in october that worldwide profits had dropped for four straight quarters for the first time since it began reporting the statistic in third Quarter profits were million on sales of Kodak said the sluggish Economy made it necessary to adjust production schedules at the apparatus which makes such equipment As camera microfilm processors and the company said the cutbacks affect workers involved in the manufacture of est print copiers or the new disc he said the Laid off workers would receive Severance insurance benefits through the end of and also would be entitled to the 1982 wage or since Kodak has Given its employees an annual wage dividend that is pegged to the size of the fourth Quarter dividend paid to share at the end of Kodak had employees in the United of them in last Kodak announced a voluntary program to Cut Back its offering any of its employees a weeks pay for each year of service plus one additional by William Geist times the practical application of nonconventional financing options to the embryonic synthetic fuels Industry Herman Kahn was thinking about that just the other he was also thinking about tactics of manned bombers in conventional legalized Brazil in the 21st the United states postal use of Low dams in world food prospects and decapitating nuclear then he broke for Herman Kahn is in the business of and a Fine line of work it is for someone with an unusually High Kahn is the iconoclastic Dean of american a Man of monumental intellect and adviser of Kings and presidents and author of books that always seem to aggravate More conventional thinking asked a question on most any the bespectacled Sage can gush Forth volumes in a single his Ordinary human voice Box obviously an annoying most people thought it a bit Odd when he went off in the Woods of Westchester in 1961 to open his own Little thought the Hudson at the Institute that Kahn directs stands As one of the most eminent of what have come to be known As think the Institute has offices in Phoenix and and soon will have another in its staff at Croton Hudson has grown to 75 full time including journalists and Al purpose the latest to join the after turning Down Many offers from foundations and other think is the former Secretary of Alexander a longtime Friend of Haig said As a senior he would be working on a number of Security and political he was speaking from the institutes Washington Kahn described Haigs joining the Institute As a coup in terms of prestige and attracting he is a genuine Kahn said of and has unbelievable experience in the Fields we work from the military to the White House to the state the Institute did about million Worth of thinking last year for clients that included myriad Federal agencies and foreign governments and Many of the worlds largest for the department of the Institute is now thinking about How to win a War in Al Salvador for the chamber of alternatives to the Federal income tax for the government of that country it is starting a Pilot project in several school districts to redress the imbalance of unrelenting negativism being taught about the future of the cigars and bulls new York up the old notion that the Stock Market goes up or Down with the hemlines of women skirts May be pure myth but it seems that Cigar sales go up with the Market at least on Wall the Cigar association of America has made a study of the matter during the Market Rise of recent it sent representatives to a number of famous financial District restaurants and clubs to make manager Joe Oliva of Fraunces tavern said Cigar sales go up by on third to on half when the bulls hold Sway on the Stock owner Harry Poulakakos of harrys of Hanover Square and harrys at the american Exchange said much the and so did Tom manager of the Wall Street Michaels of John Street and water Der co of the City midday All that Cigar sales did not Rise spectacularly on the same Days the Market Rose its better in prison up a Man serving time for armed robbery who fled a minimum Security prison last september knocked at the facility front Gate after deciding that life on the outside want so great after officials said Larry Fox returned to the in Southern knocked on the front door and turned himself Fox told officers he was tired of a prison spokesman said his return could be related to the depressed Economy in since Fox probably was unable to find a Job on the officials said Fox had served five years of a 10to25year term for armed robbery in Kent county at the time of his they said he will be charged with

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