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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 16, 1971, Racine, Wisconsin Vol. 39, no. 20the Racine journal time Racine Wisconsin sunday May 16, 1971 78 ?"6 sections �?"30 cents top court upholds postal rate hikes Washington a the supreme court refused saturday to Block postal rate increases scheduled to go into effect today. After losing in two lower courts publishers turned to the High court saturday arguing that the rates were set illegally and would Cost newspapers and magazines $850,000 a week. But chief Justice Warren e. Burger denied the Appeal for emergency Relief giving no reason. This opened the Way for the rates to become effective a minute after Midnight. Commission move the postage increase will be the first since 1967 when Congress upped the Price of a first class stamp by a cent. And it will be the first administratively set since 1792. The new rates temporary until made permanent by the . Postal service and the Independent postal rate commission boost stamp prices by two cents for surface letters and one cent for airmail. The additional Revenue is estimated to be $23 million a week. Postcard costs Rise from 5 to 6 cents and from 8 to 9 cents for surface and airmail respectively. Special delivery rates go from 45 to 60 cents. Of special concern to the publishers is second class postage marked for a 142 per cent increase in the postal services to permanent $1.45-billion-a-year rate package. The increase would be implemented Over a five year period making the first year to increase about 28 per cent. Third class rates Are scheduled to increase by roughly a third in the permanent proposal. Under the temporary rates costs go up from 20 to 30 per cent depending on the Type of mailing. Not affected parcel Post rates increased by 15 per cent last november Are not affected by the new rates. However the Cost of sending books and records increases 16 per cent. The temporary increases come under a provision of the 1970 postal reorganization act that postal authorities say gives them Power to set interim rates in the absence of action by the rate commission. The publishers have disputed this authority. The rate commission which received the postal service proposal feb. I begins hearings monday on permanent rates. Meanwhile the National democratic chairman Lawrence f. Of Brien accused the Nixon administration of playing politics with postal reforms he conceived four years ago while he was postmaster general. The Way that president Nixon and postmaster general Winton m. Blount have implemented the Reform legislation could severely Handicap the fledgling postal service even before it formally takes Over the mails july i of Brien asserted. A othe Nixon administration and postal management must Stop playing politics with the new postal corporation a to to Brien said. A today the Aura of political partisanship continues to engulf the postal service and make it virtually indistinguishable from its pre August 1970 ??t wedding Bells it was Surprise time for newlyweds or. And mrs. Gregg Brack when they left holy communion Church 2000 w. 6th St., saturday evening. Their ride to a reception at danish brotherhood Hall was by horse drawn stage coach. Brack is the son of or. And mrs. A journal times photo by Arthur p. Haas Ernest Brack of 1239 Monroe ave. The former Patricia Ann Galbraith is the daughter of or. And mrs. Kenneth Galbraith of 1320 Kentucky St. The newlyweds to next trip was by More modern transportation on a trip to a Wisconsin resort. Offers solution to nation s ills Chicago apr sen. George Mcgovern d-s.d., the Only announced 1972 democratic candidate for president said saturday night he believes the reallocation of $31 billion from the Federal budget could virtually wipe out poverty pollution and racism in the United states. Mcgovern also called for two a earthbound nasal agencies to end a othe Public transit crises and pollution once and for ?� he said the necessary funds would come primarily for those now earmarked military expenditures. Speaking at a news conference and in remarks prepared for a meeting of the amalgamated clothing workers Mcgovern said monies siphoned from the military budget would be used to construct schools and hospitals end the a blight of slums relieve our cities and states of the welfare Burden and guarantee a decent Job for every Man and woman who wishes to ?� he said $4 billion would be allocated to the cities at a rate of $200 million to each of the 20 largest. The availability of funds to Urban centers Mcgovern said would a out our poor in decent Homes and make cities places to live in rather than ?� 17 More Miles journal time photo by Chuck d a Tuulo with a of Only about 17 Miles left to go in saturday s 25>mile walk for Mankind Faith Petersen 15, of 540 Greenfield Road was in need of a Massage and a Bandage on her big toe. Doing the honors was John Cody 18, of 3446 6th ave. The hikers took a moment for a break at Douglas Avenue and the 4 mile Road after starting from Pershing Park eight Miles and several blisters earlier. See other photos on Page a three 72 hopefuls want court to act on pullout Nixon lbs against Europe i Cut key Biscayne Fla. Apr president Nixon made his first personal statement saturday condemning proposals to Cut . Troops in Europe in half a and d r e w a statement of total Accord from former president Lyndon b. Johnson. Nixon to statement had been shown to Johnson and prompted another from the former chief executive which was released through the Florida White House a of have seen the presi Jentz to statement opposing at jigs time a unilateral reduce Ion of military forces mainline in Europe for the com non defense. I am totally n Accord with that statement. A american steadiness in support of nato for More ban 20 years has not Only helped to bring support of what s where nato for More than 20 years has not Only helped to bring Security and Progress to the North Atlantic Community it has also encouraged movement toward reconciliation with those toward the East. Unilateral reduction of our military forces in Europe would endanger what we have achieved in the past and shatter our Hopes for the ?� Nixon to own statement said historic error a oat this Point in time it would be an error of historic dimensions for any of the North Atlantic treaty allies to reduce unilaterally the military forces maintained in Europe for the common defuse. A Oas the most powerful member of the Alliance the United states bears a responsibility for leadership. A Olet us persevere to carry Forward the policy of this nation under five successive presidents representing both political parties confident that our United promote the we ?� strength will enduring peace former officials Nixon to statement was supplemented by a rundown of 24 big name supporters who had held top defense diplomatic and foreign posts in the administrations of Republican Dwight d. Eisenhower and the democratic administrations of Harry s. Truman John f. Kennedy and Johnson. The Issue has become the Hub of perhaps the most intense lobbying of the administration. The administration Maneu vers blossomed from a conference at the Washington White House thursday at the time officials made it Clear that those present were being encouraged to lobby. A White House official said that As far As he knew former president Truman had not been approached for support. Milwaukee apr three of the four democratic presidential prospects at a Jefferson Jackson Day funding raising dinner saturday night issued statements supporting the principle of bringing an end to american participation in the Indochina War through court action. Sens. George Mcgovern of South Dakota Birch Bayh of Indiana and Howard Hughes of town issued statements in reply to a request by state reps. Edward Nager and Marjorie Miller and state sen. Fred Rinser All of Madison. Sen. Edmund Muskie of Maine also was at the dinner with Sens. William Proxmire and Gaylord n e i s o n of Wisconsin. The three democratic legislators had asked the senators to support National legislation parallel to their state Bill which would direct the state attorney general to contest the legality of the War. The state Bill has passed the Senate and has received committee endorsement in the Assembly. A share your doubts a of share your doubts about the president to source of authority to prosecute the indo China conflict As Well As your conviction that this Issue must be contested in the courts a Mcgovern said. A othe president to Powers a like those of Congress Are subject to judicial determinations by the courts. Not even the president is beyond the Pale of the Law a Bayh said. A of deeply appreciate and fully endorse the principles of the Wisconsin legislation Hughes said. A of also fully agree that the purpose can Best be achieved at the nation Al ?� Nager said the Wisconsin legislators asked for the support because it would avoid a Pussy footing around on the Issue by democratic presided tial candidates and because the senators hold positions where they can do something about the situation. A Ocano to wait a those who will die in the next two years can to wait for an election a said mrs. Miller. A owe want an end to the War ?� Muskie and Bayh appeared at an afternoon news conference. Hughes declined to appear and Mcgovern had a commitment in Chicago. 20,000 orphans is conservative guess America passing Buck on i babies business news. 6c classified ads. 9c editorial. Local news. 6a obituaries. Ioc sports. Id women to news. Page in features Ann Landers a 8b entertainment. 4c Horoscope. 4b television radio. Page 3c Philadelphia Nea a whether or not the Vietnam War is As some say winding Down the social consequences of . Involvement there Are assuredly winding up. Take Pham due Minh alias Eddie. He is the illegitimate result of a careless Alliance Between an american Soldier and a vietnamese whore. He is half White half Brown half East half West a and at eight years of age All orphan. What is he a Bastard. Who is he a social consequence. Last seen he was smoking a cigarette on a Street in plei by Tom Tiede Kua abandoned by his Mother never known by his father waiting to Shine the shoes of passersby. There Are thousands like him in Vietnam. Nobody knows precisely How Many. Since As the French say in Vietnam a oct test in pays a proximal is everything is approximate concerned observers can Only estimate the total of orphaned i babies. A conservative guess is 20, xxx. Some feel it might be Many times that. Novelist Pearl Buck has written that of every to gis sent to the Orient at least one a becomes the father of a child by an asian girl a usually i discreetly. Not ultimate Shock but the statistics Are not the ultimate Shock of i babies. The real pain is that not Only Are they ignored by their parents but by their nations As Well. Vietnamese officials admit they Are powerless Haven to enough Money to look after i babies. And As for the United states it has the Money but sadly not the will. It seems absurd to write it but officially the United states does no to recognize that i babies exist. White House aides say a Oitt to a defense department ?� the defense department says a Oitt to a state department ?� and the state department through an official of the Agency of International development says a owe have no program for the children and none is ?� so the future of Pham due Minh alias Eddie is As Bleak As the past. He has Little Chance of getting into one of the nation to few orphanages All of them Are overcrowded As is. He has almost no Chance of formally educating himself a Public schools in Vietnam take Money and responsibility. And because of his mixed blood he suffers the additional Burden of social of Traci action a a stigma that has pressured some i babies to try to Dye their Blond hair Black for some escape. A othere is one More thing a says a .-based South vietnamese Diplomat. A owe have reason to believe that some of these children Are being sold info ?� Little Hope disgusting of course. But though the problem cries out lot compassion and solution there is Little Hope for either at least on a governmental level. History itself is testimony. The United states has turn to Page 2a, of. I Muskie declined to state when he might announce his candidacy. But added that he expects to see More of Wisconsin in the next 12 to 18 months especially prior to the Wisconsin presidential preference primary and the National election. The Senate will not switch its present position against the supersonic transport plane As the House of representatives has done with a Osen. Proxmire at the barricades to halt such a move Muskie said. Main problems the Maine senator pegged the War inflation and unemployment As Hie main problems confronting the nation. Bayh told the news con Ier ence a of question in to trying to find the answer to is whether Birch Bayh is a Oonea who should be president. A of Haven to decided in my own mind a he said. Politicians who try to a Obe All things to All people Are irresponsible Bayh said. A president Nixon himself is perhaps the most vital Issue of All. He is ?� Muskie Bayh and Hughes also met with different groups earlier in the Day. Racine area weather partly sunny and mild with a High in the Low 70s today. I air and a Little cooler tonight Low in the mid 40s. Monday mostly sunny and continued mild with a High around 70. Northwest winds to to 20 mph. Precipitation probabilities to today and tonight. Elsewhere in state partly sunny and cooler today highs 65 to 72 in the Northwest and in the 70s Southeast. Fair and a Little cooler tonight with lows 37 to 44 North and in the 40s South. Monday mostly sunny with Little change in temperatures highs in the 60s North 70s in the South

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