Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin in Racine, Wisconsin
14 Nov 1971

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14 Nov 1971

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 14, 1971, Racine, Wisconsin Reconsider exemptions Cost Council is urged the Racine journal times Racine Wisconsin november 14, 1971 82 pages�?6 sections�?30 cents Washington a Price commission chairman c. Jackson Grayson urged the Cost of living Council saturday to reconsider a decision exempting the a u t o Industry among others from Clearing Price increases with the government before they go into effect. The Cost of living Council ruled Friday that industries in which workers Are scheduled for pay increases Between now and the first of the year would be exempt from pre notification requirements set by the Price commission. A United Auto workers pay increase scheduled for nov. 23 and a handful of increases in other industries Are the Only ones affected. A spokesman for Grayson predicted that the Cost of living Council would act favourably on his request. Other sources said the Council is expected to meet sunday to consider the request. Grayson promised that if the Council approves his request the Price commission would change its regulations to a assure that these requested Price increases Are reviewed within 72 if not specifically challenged by the commission within that time he said the Price increases would be permitted to go into effect automatically. Under present regulations companies with annual sales of $100 million or More per year must report proposed Price increases to the government in Advance. Such increases Tan go into effect within 30 Days after notification if no ruling has been made. The councils exemption was billed by the government As a matter of equity. A the Price commission did no to know about this exemption a said one official. A and we want to look at these things before they go into Only hours before the wage Price freeze was scheduled to expire at 12 01 . Today Ford motor co. Announced Price hikes for two models the Pinto and the imported Capri. Other companies were expected to follow suit. Sources said Grayson talked to several members of the commission before making his request and also conferred with Donald Rumsfeld director of the Council. The 15-member pay Board is expected to consider next week How to treat Merit pay increases and teachers Back pay in key meetings this week As phase 2 of Nixon a economic controls officially go into effect. The question of retroactive pay May be considered too. Sources said the Board deliberately delayed an earlier ruling on the Merit pay question entering around whether a worker can be rewarded for exceptional work with pay higher than the 5.5 per cent wage guideline. In addition the whole question of teachers salaries will be reviewed officials said recognizing that some inequities were created by freezing most teachers salaries during the 90-Day wage Price freeze. During the freeze the government issued rulings that appeared to exempt most teacher pay boosts then reversed itself and barred most of them. A of a a journal times photo by Charles 8. Vallone i of i Clit headlining the 1971 Racine journal times All City football a team Are Parks Bob his left As a lineman of the year and cd Zirli in St Catherine a Drummond As a Aback of the Story us vhf full i i More pictures in sports Section Page 3c. Mariner in orbit of Mars Pasadena Calif. A the United states rocketed its Mariner 9 spacecraft into orbit around Mars saturday beginning an unprecedented study of the red planet that could write a new chapter in the annals of space exploration. Mariner 9, looking like a plump Pear with four Popsicle Sticks protruding from the Side became the first spacecraft to orbit another planet in the solar system. It apparently arrived at Mars ahead of two russian space probes Mars 2 and 3, which Western scientists speculate will attempt unmanned landings. The spacecraft ended its 5v2-month, Quarter billion mile journey at 6 17 . Racine time when a 15-minute turn of the Mariner 9 Retro rocket slowed an 11,000 mile per hour plunge so Martian Gravity could swing it into orbit. Thirteen minutes after its Retro rocket firing w the the Power of to automobile engines shut Down the spacecraft passed behind Mars and out of communication with Earth. While behind the planet Mariner 9 completed a critical Man Euver in which solar panels supplying electricity moved Back into View of the Sun and Battery operation of the spacecraft ended. Receive signals Mariner 9 reappeared at 8 16 . And ground controllers received first signals six minutes later a the time it takes radio Waves to reach Earth from Mars. Packed with scientific in Gines a shut Down the space cameras an infrared Radiometer and an ultraviolet and infrared spectrometer Mariner 9 could give Man the closest look he a Ever had at another planet. The $75�?omillion spacecraft Wasny to designed to find life on Mars if it exists but is expected to pinpoint areas where conditions might favor life. Thick Haze a thick Haze continued to shroud Mars saturday and California Institute of technology a Jet propulsion Laboratory scientists Here who give directions to Mariner 9, fretted that the Haze might obscure surface features and prevent television mapping of the Crater pocked surface. What s / / where business id classified ads Page 6d editorial. Page 10a local news. Page 4 a obituaries. Page 6d sports Page in women a in features Ann Landers. Page 8b crossword. Page a entertainment. Page 9c 9b television radio. Page ii Coal talks near Accord journal times photo by William Lizdas honeycombs found John Blask 923 Grove ave., found these honeycombs saturday when he decided to get rid of a bees nest under the eaves of the House into which the blasts recently moved. Blask said the nest had been there 14 or 15 years. He poisoned the bees saturday but will wait a week to remove the nest giving the Honey a Chance to solidify. Burlington Bond Issue Defeated Burlington the $2.2 million Bond Issue for the proposed addition and remodelling project for Burlington High school was decisively beaten saturday in a referendum election by the Burlington area school District electorate. The vote was 1,523 a a not and 869 the total vote was 2,393 with one defective ballot. The Defeated project would have added 68,244 Square feet of new construction to the front of the present building and also included remodelling of 30,150 Square feet of the present building. The project was designed to provide 29 additional classrooms a new Library a commons area and addition lockers and physical education facilities. The project would have brought the capacity of the High school to Between 1,600 and 1,800 students and would have made it possible to being the freshmen from the present Junior High school to provide space for alleviating crowded conditions there and in the six elementary schools by shifting the sixth Grade to the Junior High. The current enrolment at the High school is 936 in grades 10-12 and the current rated student capacity is 850 students. Members of the Board of education were not available for comment saturday night but supt. P. R. Reinfeldt said he Felt the Board would hold no discussion of any possible alternative courses of action until the next Board meeting nov. 23. By the associated press the Independent United mine workers and the bituminous Coal operators association agreed saturday on a a set of agreed sections and articles that some called a tentative pact to end a 44-Day Coal strike. Hie agreement was rushed to labor management groups in new York hotels to be ratified. The terms included raising the daily wages for highly skilled workers ranging from $34 to $39 under the old contract to $50. But the Large increase was in a provision doubling Coal royalties. The current 40-cent per ton Royalty would jump 20 cents in the first year and five cents every six months thereafter. Over the term of the three year contract the increased royalties would add an estimated $382.5 million to the miners welfare fund and accounts for disability benefits pensions for miners widows and sick pay. As the groups met to consider the agreement clusters of jubilant Miner delegates moved through the corridors of the Roosevelt hotel singing a a Here a to Tony Boyle the ump president and a for Boyless a Jolly Good a ump spokesman said if the agreement was ratified Union leaders might Fly Home sunday to advise their membership of the terms and Coal miners might return to work monday. Meanwhile the East and Gulf coasts Dock strike threatened to get worse than Ever. Gov. Arch a. Moore of West Virginia whose state was the hardest hit by the Coal strike took part in intensive two Day talks in new York and was credited by both sides with preventing a collapse. Moore announced the agreement and confirmed the package had been sent to the groups for ratification. The terms were believed to have exceeded contract settlement guidelines of president Nixon a phase 2 economic plans by a considerable margin. As a member of the productivity committee of the Cost of living Council the Republican governor was in a position to ask the pay Board and Price commission for approval of guidelines. Threaten walkout in the Dock strike there was a threat of renewed walkouts Over the weekend by longshoremen in ports reopened by court orders. The new walkouts could for the first time Idle All 45,000 members of the Al Cio International longshoremen a association which struck ports from Maine to Texas on oct. I. Except for Beaumont longshoremen in Texas ports had refused to walk out on grounds Ford hikes two prices Detroit apr Ford motor co. Led off the anticipated flood of new car Price increases saturday As it upped the Price of its Small Pinto by what it described As an average of $94 and its imported Capri by $119. American motors and Chrysler also have Price hikes in mind but have not specified the amounts and general motors said it will make an announcement about possible Price increases soon. For the Capri the new suggested retail Price is $2,614 which excludes the $116 import surcharge. Ford said the Capri Price was increased to offset part of the effect of the change in value of the German Mark. The new suggested retail Price of the Pinto two door is $2,208. Pinto has substantial foreign made components. Asked if additional prices increases were in the offing for Ford vehicles a spokesman said a a that a a pretty Good he said too the Pinto and Capri decision was made before the phase 2 announcements and fell within government allowed exceptions to the phase i Price freeze. . Enjoys crime rate drop by Brooks Jackson Washington a police says crime is declining in the nations capital which president Nixon has helped make the most heavily policed and heavily methadone treated City in America. Police figures show total crime has dropped 17.9 per cent in a year. Burglaries and thefts Are Down dramatically but the More serious crimes of murder assault and rape Are Little changed. The police department has ordered an outside audit of the figures because of doubts about their accuracy but the administration nevertheless is holding up the District of Columbia once called americans crime capital As a Model of Nixon style crime fighting. Atty. Gen. John n. Mitchell Points to Washington As an encouraging Bright spot in the midst of a nationwide crime rate that keeps rising. Law enforcement officials attribute the falling crime rate to More police aggressive narcotics treatment a streamlined and expanded court system increasingly vigorous prosecution and even More Street lights. Department expands Nixon has helped the . Police department expand from fewer than 3,000 officers to roughly 5,000, making it the largest police Force in relation to population of any american City. Federal funds also have financed improved training and More equipment. Washington s non voting Delegate in Congress Walter Fauntroy a Black gives the Force Good Marks for Community relations. Almost half the newly hired policemen Are Black bringing the ratio of Black cops to 35 per cent an important Factor in this mostly negro City. The d. C. Narcotics treatment administration less than two years old has put 3,500 of the City a 17,500 heroin addicts under treatment. This is a higher proportion than any other drug treatment program officials say. Partial reduction three fourths of the patients Are treated with the controversial addictive drug methadone powerful heroin substitute that supposedly allows patient addicts to hold jobs and stay away from criminal drug pushers though in actual practice Many return to illegal drugs. Washington now has More methadone addict patients in relation to its population than any other City. Nta director Robert l. Dupont a 35-year-old White Harvard medical school graduate traces a direct link Between heroin use and crime. He attributes Washington a first downturn in crime in late 1969 to widespread availability of methadone through private doctors and no government clinics forerunners of Nta. However both Dupont and chief of police Jerry Wilson say eliminating All heroin addiction would Only partially reduce the crime rate. Crime Bill passed by Congress last year has streamlined and expanded the once choked courts adding More judges prosecutors Arad Public defenders. Chief judge Harold h. Greene says defendants who used to wait up to a year and More for trial now get their Day in court in most cases within 45 Days. An official in the office of . Atty. Thomas a. Flannery says the number of felony indictments once limited to 2,000 a year because of the court bottleneck is running at almost double that rate since court reorganization proper prosecution judge Greene said this shows that Many serious of that the strike was called Over a local Issue affecting Only the 18,000 men in new York. The shippers seized on that Point and pressed the secondary Boycott Issue in successful suits for injunctions in new Orleans Baltimore Philadelphia Mobile ala., and in Tampa fla., affecting 6,000 men in Southeastern ports. In Philadelphia the i Las largest local was fined $70,000 Friday for ignoring a Back to work order for two Days. The men went Back Friday. Negotiations were suspended in new York Friday and scheduled to reopen in Miami Beach wednesday this rime covering not Only new York but Boston Philadelphia Baltimore Hampton roads va., and ports in Rhode Island. Offer withdrawal in new York the Union offered to withdraw its demand for continuation of a guarantee of pay for 2,080 hours work annually. In return the Union asked guarantees that longshoremen would repack every Container of cargo moving within 50 Miles of the City. While the new York talks got nowhere the Ila ordered other ports to try for a local agreement by Midnight saturday when the 90-Day wage freeze expires and failing that to walk out. A wire photo one Happy soldiers sgt. John Sexton jr., answered questions for newsmen during a press conference saturday at Fitzsimmons general Hospital in Aurora Colo. Sexton beamed when he mentioned How Happy he was about a new car he had just received and about the Prospect of spending thanksgiving at Home with his parents and with friends in Warren Mich. Sexton was recently released by the Viet cong., weather or / in our area the Nixon administrations turn to Page 3a, col. I variable cloudiness today Windy and warmer Chance of a few showers. High in the Low 60s. Partly Cloudy and continued mild tonight and monday. Low tonight in the Low 40s, High monday in the upper 50s. Southeasterly winds to to 18 Early today becoming southwesterly 15 to 30 this afternoon. Precipitation probabilities 30 per cent today 20 per cent tonight. Elsewhere in state mostly Cloudy with Chance of showers in the South Windy and warmer highs in the 50s North and Central and 55 to 62 extreme South. Variable cloudiness tonight Chance of rain in the Northeast portion lows 36 to 42 Northwest and in the lower 40s Southeast. Monday partly Cloudy highs in the 50s. The Sun Rose at 6 41 and will set at 4 30

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