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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 4, 1972, Port Angeles, Washington Legislature holds key trans still is not sure about a third term apr Dan Evans says the legis lature might prod him into run Ning for reelection if it turns Down the economic tax revision and open govern ment features of his Legisla Tive in an interview with the associated Evans said he is not really sure yet whether he will seek an unprecedented third consecutive but if the key elements of his legislative program he said i think the legislature would be wrong As to their assessment of what the needs Are and what the people really i certainly would have an inclination to Challenge them and find although he was not asked about potential candidates if he Doest Evans mentioned Slade Gorton and King county executive John Spellman As among the ones with the most the More i the More everybody assumes i will he but that not necessarily there Are other potential Guys who Are moving around pretty Well or already have Campaign organizations on the basis of running for other statewide the governor said he believes the which meets Here in special session next will Complete its work lonesome scene Little is left of the West end of the fibreboard Mill As a Salvage Crew continues to tear Down the first Mill evening news to be built in port Humphrey to round out Field muskies official word is scheduled tonight Washington a Edmund Muskie of Maine tonight formally enters the democratic presidential race he has been running for More than a Muskie purchased 10 minutes of nationwide television time to make an announcement he taped monday at his Chilly summer Home in Kennebunk Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota is expected to round out the democratic Field when he declares his candidacy muskies announcement will be broadcast on lbs at 5 the Maine senator said the television time Cost his Campaign organization it is part of a presidential bid that already has Cost Well Over and has taken mus Kie to 34 of the 50 states during the past five two of muskies rivals for the George Mcgovern of South Dakota and Henry Jackson of washing already were at work in the Lead off primary in where the votes will be cast March was Busy discounting the voting in new scheduled one week Jackson decided to bypass the new Hamp Shire where new eng Lander Muskie is heavily a in new Mcgovern was filing his petitions of candidacy and chiding Humphrey and mayor John Lindsay of new York for skipping the Lead off the democratic Field in new Hampshire includes who will file for the primary ballot May or Sam Yorty of los and Vance Hartke of in who announced his candidacy in i will said venturing a forecast other democrats have avoided Irv a state adjacent to muskies president Nixon name was filed for the Republican Pri Mary ballot who has virtually declared candidacy is due to formally announce his bid for reelection before but has said he will not engage in Public partisan activities until shortly before labor Muskie declares his candidacy As the democratic front run the role that has been his since Midsummer of 1969 when Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts renounced 1972 presidential candidacy after the fatal automobile Accident at Chappaquiddick Kennedy has said repeatedly that he does not intend to be a but still is highly rated in the opinion in less than 60 he will address the lawmakers at 7 on the opening his press Neil said the Gover nors state of the state Mes Sage would contain some sur Evans gave no indication of what they would he said the chances Are Good that the committee for a new tax policy will reach consensus on a constitutional amendment which he will in the committee measure is expected to contain a graduated net income which re publicans have opposed in the but Evans said it would contain other features which could attract significant gop republicans control the it is expected to Call for a limitation on reportedly around six or seven per cent on individuals and twice that on it would remove the sales tax from food and drugs and place limits on Evans said the which holds its final meeting is seriously considering a proposal which would eliminate special property tax in their place would be limited special levies which voters in a taxing District could impose upon themselves As an income tax the governor said he consid ers the chances less than 50 but by no Means impossible that the legislature will come up with a legislative redistricting Bill he could a if the legislature fails to pass a Bill by a Federal court will appoint a master to draw one Evans denounced the plan of Senate democrats to set aside the first 21 Days of the session for we have come into a special session called for some very serious he to put an artificial Barrier of even three weeks in the Way of re solving sonic of these problems i think is just Plain the governor said he has made no decision about the future of Northern state Hospital at Sedro but it has be come apparent that some change of approach will have to i dont think a Good answer is to do he that Doest mean we should just close the institution Down and walk but it does mean we have got to look at a task Force named by the governor to look into the future of the mental institution will meet in Sedro Woolley wednes Donald and Dan Van have charged it is stacked in favor of port Angeles evening news january 1972 222nd Issue of 56th year 10 pages 10 cents pay Board to act first wage Rollback order is expected Washington a the pay Board was expected to or Der its first wage Rollback to cutting a 12percent raise for aerospace prob ably to 8 per cent or but it appeared to be an open question whether the Board tax bite to take effect 16 Washington a in spite of the tax Relief voted by Congress last millions of americans will find their take Home pay reduced after 16 by a bigger income tax bite out of their Congress has increased sharply the withholding to make the amount of tax with held by employers come closer to Matching the employees actual tax liability for the that will Correct the under withholding for Many has been a nuisance for for 1972 and there fewer Middle and upper income taxpayers will have to mail quarterly estimated tax payments or make Large Lump sum payments when they file their income tax this was a particular prob Lem in 1971 for married couples in which both husband and wife the old withholding tables were geared to give them one too Many Low income allow ances Many will have to pay several Hundred dollars on april 15 to get right with the internal Revenue the change in the withhold ing tables was designed to Cor rect that situation for the new tax to give the Treasury the current use of an estimated billion which for Merly has been under withheld in the course of each but in correcting the under withholding of one Large group of Congress has complicated the financial prob lems of another Large group by causing millions of titular by Middle income couples in which Only the husband and those claiming Large amounts of itemized de find the new withholding tables take too deep a the withholding increase is so in that in Many cases it will More than offset the paycheck benefits that con Gress enacted last month in the form of higher personal exemptions and an increased Standard postal gals pack pistols clocks downtown window display looking like nudist Colony woman team washing windows of Telephone Booth on front Street evening sky glowing Pink behind deep Blue and White los Angeles a at the Post mail Chauvin ism has joined such bygones As the six cent stamp and the two cent Post whole been sorting and toting the mail for Are now guarding it As Well and investigating postal thefts and the postal service has 52 women among the Security guards the first was a 27yearold former judo Kathryn who went to work in Philadelphia in december los Angeles has nine women guards and is recruiting the need for women guards stems from the Large number of women postal said a postal service spokesman in the women guards Are Able to frisk women have Access to women rest rooms and keep track of demonstrators outside the women also Are becoming postal the first two women inspectors in the 234year history of the service were sworn in at ceremonies in Washington the women train alongside the men during a three week course at the University of after graduation they earn the same pay As about a Blue visor Caps and a Butterfly tie and carry a Ber i Hope i dont Ever have to use said Darlene will one of 17 women guards in the san Francisco Oakland she said authorities give the women the easier office duties and wont let them guard a High value mail delivery Al chief Security officer for the los Angeles Divi says he has no qualms about women in this capacity they work very Burdick the male guards have never in they complement each other because of there is a purse to be searched the women do it softens the would Honor its own new Rule limiting All pay raises in new contracts to no More than 7 per even in special Circum various sources said All 10 business and Public members were determined to vote against the five labor members and order a Cut of some not All of How were reported ready to Roll the aerospace raise Back to 7 per on another the boards five business members were reported ready to press for a legally binding regulation that would automatically Cut off future pay raises in old con tracts exceeding 7 per cent a business member Virgil a general electric vice said the business members would propose such a regulation during meetings this last month the business members issued a Blanket Chal Lenge of All deferred raises Over 7 per but under this procedure the Board would have to order any rollbacks on a Caseb Case basis that could swamp the panel with thou Sands of the boards guidelines say raises in new contracts cant go Over per cent except in Spe Cial cases that might warrant raises up to 7 per Day said the Rule to be proposed by business members would put the same 7percent lid on deferred raises in contracts Al ready agreed last 21 the Board de bated far into the night without reaching a decision on con tracts covering units of the United Auto workers and the Falcio International association of machinists at six Aero space All except one follow the Pat Tern set in the Law pact with North american Rockwell which contains a first year raise of 51 cents in the world Roundup mayors Swan song port Angeles mayor Joseph Wolfe told the port Angeles chamber of Commerce monday a Forward thrust proposal May be in the offing for the school and Hospital see a full report on Page Callam county 1971 land development was the key Issue last year in Callam evening news writer Gary Conkling reviews the county growing pains in a special report on Page Nixon boosts shipbuilders san a president Nixon in California to meet with japans prime minister flies Here today to boost american shipbuilders who face stiff Competition from japanese and european another fighter lost Saigon a the command today announced the loss of another fighter bomber Over Northern and four american helicopters were shot Down during an attack on a patrol Northeast of Nixon Liberia a Billy Graham borrowed a decoration and White Vest to Wear and danced the Cha president William Tolbert came late and stayed and Pat Nixon got Liberia highest decoration at Tolbertus gala inaugural Ball monday there was a grand with All the distinguished guests then dancing until after Midnight to the music of three including one from Grambling College in prime rate lowered new York a four major new York Banks reduced their prime lending to 5 per cent from Svi per pushing this key interest charge to its lowest level in nearly seven hourly an per cent the exception is the Iam with United aircraft in con where the Union got Only an 8percent raise in the first who expressed his views in an unpublished essay and in a Telephone said All five business members wanted to Cut the 12percent raises Back at least to the 8percent level in the United new comic strip is on Page 8 sesame the childrens show that has become a smash hit on has joined the evening news family of comic the comic strip version is done by Cliff the same artist who created the lovable characters Charlie Drummond Pierre big Little boo and sesame Street has won three a Peabody award and 24 other the show appears on 250 television stations in the and in some 50 foreign aimed originally at its Appeal has extended to adults As the evening news has picked the comic strip version of sesame Street As a replacement for wee the strip rated lowest in recent balloting by youll find it on Page 8 weather Western Washington extended Outlook thursday through saturday slight Chance of showers increasing Chance of rain Fri Clearing highs mostly lower lows in Welcome Richard and liberian president William Tolbert next to her with Chat with the crowd that turned out to Greef the first lady when she arrived at the Airport in Nixon is on an eight Day tour of West african a wire photo by radio from

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