Raps Decision By Power Board; 'Haste, Secrecy' WASHINGTON (UPI I - Chairman John E. Moss of the House| information subcommittee charged J today thai a recent Federal Pow-: cr Commission decision was "con- 1 ceivttl in haste and nurtured in. M'crecy." The California Democrat, order-! ing an investigation of the FPC's procedures, also charges lhal Ihe decision might adversely affecl "Ihe industrial future of the entire West Stales." Coast of the Uniled Moss' anger was directed al (wo I'TC orders authorizing the Pacific Power and Light Co. to issue 554.9 million worth of bonds and stocks lo finance a privately owned extra high power line between tile Bonneville Power Administration in the state of Washington and the Central Valley Project in California. An Interior Department lask force has recommended thai Ihe federal government build the Pa cific Coast tie line. The commission's order authorizing the Pacific Power and Light Co. lo issue slock was published March 28. The FPC has not yet officially published eilher ils majority opin ion supporting the decision or a minority opinion filed by Commissioner Howard Morgan. But news accounts of Morgan's opinion, sharply criticizing his fellow commissioners for their ban dling ol the case, have been printed. MOO-TO-YOU McKinleyville FARM FRESH MILK DRIVE-IN 2-FREE BICYCLES Get free tickets for girls' and boys' bicycles Sat. and Sun. at McKinleyville. Drawing: Monday al 5:30 p.m. FREE BALLOONS OPENING SPECIALS AT BOTH DRIVE-INS ICE CREAM BUTTER MILK* Half Gallon Half Gal. Cartons 69' 69' Prices Effective Friday, Saturday, Sunday FARM FRESH MILK DRIVE-IN DAIRIES 101 - McKinleyville Â· Myrtle Ave., Eureka Hearings By U.S. Senate Revive Interest ' In Major Defense Contract Corporations [ NEW YORK ( U P I ) - Itecci ' hearings in Washington on th J high costs of keeping this na lion's guard up-lo-dalc have re vived altenlion on the great num s her of leading American corpoi ' aliens which have a major inter ' est in supplying defense male 1 rials. The Senate government opera lions subcommittee hearings i Washington have been centerec on procurement practices, and o Ihe profits shown by prime con Iractors and subcontractors. These figures are of interesl I government, which pays the bills and, of course, of interest to ii veslors who have shares in com panies wilh government contract The Exchange, monthly maga zine of the New York Slock Ex change, has issued a new sluti on the effects of the Space Aj, on the 50 largest defense suj pliers whose shares are listed o the big board. Â·m nisi' 3 - ' d Â· -M writte by Marvin L. Krasnansky, assi lanl editor of The Exchange, a most 33 per cent of the Defens Department's p r i m e contrac awards were for manned ai craft, and 5.6 per cent for mi siles. By fiscal 1961, missiles wer taking 25.6 cents of the defens dollar, aircraft 21.5 cents, or dow nearly ll'/i cents. Spending fo eleclronics in the same periot had risen from nine cents lo 13 cents. Tn the current fiscal year, abo $24.5 billion in Defense Depar ment prime contracts are antic paled. "Tlie impact of the Space Afc on military suppliers is mo than an academic question to i veslors," commented tne wint- A list of the 50 leading dcfen contractors, made by the mag zine, showed lhat those listed o the "biti boiird ' had 65.4 p6r CG of the pnmc conti act a\var made in Iisca , with 57.1 per cent in ijo/. A five vear composite of the 5 showed that irom nscai iy through fiscal 1961, tee com ntuiics accounted for almost $ BIMMM*^^^ HIIMH ^ MI 1 Yes, we have 1 * D C A D I I Â· rSAKL 1 Â· TAPIOCA 1 , _ i OQ*Â» 1 12 oz. pkg. . . 28c 1 Swedish Rye I Bread Every Friday 1 Complete ass or! ment of Scan- 1 dinavian and other imparted | SIG SANDER i GROCERY 1 1480 Myrtle Ave. HI 2-5301 billion or 62.5 per cent of all rime contracl awards. The five top companies in Ihe period were General Dynamics, Seeing, Lockheed, General Electric and North American Aviation. They accounted for 24.6 per cent of the prime contracls; the top 10 won 33 percent of all awards. General Dynamics leads tolal prime contracl awards in Ihe five Â·ear 1957-01 period with $7.2 bil- lon. The remainder of the 10 leaders include Lockheed, General Electric, North American Avia- lion, United Aircraft, American Telephone and Telegraph, Martin- Marietta, Douglas Aircraft and Sperry Rand at $1.7 billion. However, the exchange noted lhat the conlract figures do nol represenl all the military work actually done by the 50; the figures given are for prime con- tracls and Defense Deparlmenl sludics indicate about 50 per ceni of all the prime contracts are subcontracted out. About a third ol the subconlract works goes to small business firms, the Defense Department studies showed. Troop Strength In Europe May Be Slashed By U. S. WASHINGTON ( U P I ) - The United Stales may reduce its troop strenglh in Europe lo a level even below the one maintained before Ihe Berlin crisis last fall. The reduction would follow the demobilizalion in Augusl of Na- lional Guardsmen and reservisls. Defense Deparlmenl officials indicated that the demobilizalion U, S, Files Suit On Television Payments System NEW YORK ( U P I ) --The Justice Department filed suit in Federal Court loday against Ihe Columbia B r o a d c a s l i n g System charging thai its new payment svslem for affiliated TV stations violates the Sherman antitrust law. The government requested thai CBS be forbidden lo use the ne\v paymenl system because it forces ABC affiliates to lake almost all their afternoon and evening programs from the network. The suit said the syslem had reduced competition in the production and sale of television programs by independent producers and has limited some national ad- verliser's chances of obtaining prime broadcast time. The complaint said lhat unde a plan used since January, 1901, certain CBS affiliates are required lo lake more programs from the network lo receive the same payments. As a result of the new plan. independenl program producers and non-nelwork advertisers arc denied access lo the mosl desirable broadcast periods on Ihe affiliated stations, the government charged. CBS has about 200 affiliates am owns five stalions --in New York Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Ange les and St. Louis. jlus additional commitments wil orce the reduction. But anolher actor, Uiey said, is that the idea of maintaining Iroops at home vith jet Iransports for movemen overseas has gained a nolch over seeping garrison forces abroad. Addilionally, Ihe Penlagon is charged wilh a major responsibil ly for slopping Ihe drain on U.S ;old reserves. Less Americans overseas would mean less dollars spent there. The demobilization, announce! y President Kennedy Wednesday will return to civilian life 145,000 men now in uniform, includin] 110,000 who were called up lo bol sler Ihe strength of Ihe -Army The remainder arc in Ihe Ai Force and Navy. The slrenglh of the Army is I be still further reduced, from il lasl reported total of 1,102,51 men on March 1 lo the 960,000 men requested in Ihe adminislra lion's budget for the year starl ng July 1. A lop defense official fold news men il would be foolish lo sup pose that such a large reductio could be accomplished wilhoul al feeling America's d e p 1 o y e c Strength in Europe, especially when the Army Is Increasing it commitmenls al home and in Soulh Viel Nam and oilier part of Asia. The permanent build-up from 870,000 to 9GO.OOO men in th Army was in support of a vaslly increased commitment lo main lain eight instead of only thre ready combat divisions within Ih Uniled States. As a result, Ihe Army-Navy-Air Force Journal and Regisler re porled, Defense Secretary Rober S. McNamara and Ihe Joinl Chief of Slaff are considering a pla lhal would slash Army slrengl in Europe from 287,000 lo 241,000 men. Prior lo Ihe Berlin crisis, Arm strenglh in Europe was 252,000 men. Federal EC On Steel 1 WASHINGTON (UPI) -- High jovernment economisls expressed ptimism today lhat the $6-a-ton ncrease in sleel prices would nol mpede the business expansion. They were uncertain about ils irccise repercussions on other irices. There was, however, no argument with Ihe thought expressed by one official that "there s only one direction Ihis thing can work-- up." Higher prices for steel may be partially absorbed by manufacturers who feel the pinch of compe- ilion, economists said. Bui, some aid, a boost by one company could lead olher major firms in an induslry lo raise prices almost simultaneously. Auto prices probably will go up starting wilh 1963 models, several economisls said. But Ihe cost ol mme appliances -- refrigerators, air conditioners, washers, rotis- seriesAele.-- may be more slable. Compelilion in appliances is sliifer/than in aulos and markets have not been slrong. Moreover, sleel js more important in new cars than in most household terns./ An expectalion lhat price advances would be delayed, slag- gered and mild led lo confidence .hal the general business upturn would not be crimped. Adminislration economists slil State Education Board Considers Paperback Texts WILMINGTON (UPI) - The slale Board of Educalion mel here loday lo consider paperback lexlbooks, credentials reform and proposals for two junior college districls. The two-day meeting, headei by President Thomas W. Braden of Oceanside, will consider action on an accounling syslem for adull classes and unificalion plans involving Ihe Orlando Joint Union High School Dislricl in Glenn Counly and Ihe Richmond Union High School District in Contra Costa County. Proposal for formalion of junior college dislricls for Taft Junior College and Shasta Junior College were to be considered. Most of the sessions were expected to be taken up by hearing reports of Superintendenl of Public Instruction Roy E. Simpson, Associate Superintendent Ronali W. Cox and other staff members. Cox was scheduled lo outline some ,of the public school finance problems and possible solutions. Associate Superintendent Richard M. Cloves was to explain how textbooks are selected in other slates, and California's driver educalion program. HUMBOLDT STANDARD Friday, April 13, 1962, Page 8 : re hopeful of a brisk expansion lis year and a sharp drop in ncmploymenl, even though busi- icss so far has been rising slowly. A high administration official icknowledged there was nothing he government could do to rol jack the steel price rise or, nullify Some 'economists thought thai 'a little inflation," might accel- boldt County. yate business and consumer buy ng and result in a mild boom. Intoximeler Use Boosted By CHP, Officer Explains Sergeant Glendon Craig of the California Highway Patrol told members of the Eureka Exchange Club Wednesday that his organization is making two policing innovations to deal with the exceptionally heavy amount of driving by inloxicaled persons in Hum- Speaking at'the club's luncheon meeting, at the Eureka Inn, Administration officials said Craig said that the counly 1960 this could happen. But they made 10 bones about their preference or a strong business'upturn stemming from healthier slimuli. There was agreement from al sectors that the steel price boost would make labor more aggressive about wage increases. No Fatal Traffic Accidents In City For 13 Months The monlh of March, Eureka's thirteenth calendar month withoul a traffic death, may have been luckier than ils unlucky nunv ber indicates, Eureka's Mayor Henry Terheyden commented yes terday in noling that 52 accidents and 12 person injuries had been Â·eported in Ihe monlhly Eureka Police Department traffic report Terheyden said that the tola accident total was several figures higher and the injuries came close to equaling the monthly acciden and injury totals of the 14-month period of two years ago, which saw eight traffic fatalities.. Ter heyden said, though, that the city hopes lo extend to two year. its record withoul a Iraffic death Adding a serious note of warn ing, Terheyden said that a recen upward trend in monthly acciden totals, broken only by February's oulstanding low of 32. accidents and a possible recent slight increase in injuries, may have in dicaled a lessening of driver am pedeslrian caution and a speed up in driving speeds within Ihe cily limits -- the latter possibly partly coincident to recent diffi culties in securing repairs on the cily's radar speed meler. . With Ihe radar meter now bad in operation, and apparently dis covering more than its usual quot; of speed violators as measure! by speed citations issued, the mayor urged local drivers to ease up on the gas pedal, not only to themselves the cost of a atio of single car accidenls involving intoxication was 25 per ent higher than the same stalls- ic for Ihe state in 1960. The speaker said the use oÂ£ iighway checkpoint was largely 'esponsible for the low number if traffic accidents, four, that ook place here during the last loliday season. The highway patrol is presently using the record of drunk driving accidenls lo map out a check- loint pattern for use in periods of ikely heavy drinking, Craig said. In the last two 'weeks every lighway patrol car has been equipped wilh two sealed intoxi- melers, he added. Craig poinled out that these devices are a positive means of immediately determining whelher a person is intoxicated, according o stale law. Irving Kelly, chairman of the Exchange Club "Search for High School Talent," announced that he local talent contest will be held at the Eureka Inn on the night of April 27. Â·ket but even to avoid being in traffic fatality tha tic! ;olved in a in v:ould serve lo dash present hope of extending Eureka's curren traffic holiday from death to full two years. BIG TRADE-IN ALLOWANCES-MONTH OF APRIL!! 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Except in the case of the beginning $4740, the Board had formerly granted only a $120 increase. The new figures place the Fortuna district in a more comparable position with other schools of the county. Superintendent Lester demons explained some of the salary statistics quoting the $4200 state minimum of six years ago and the 1961-62 state minimum of $4500 offered by Fortuna this year. He' explained to the Board that with only the state minimum, school administrators are not in a position to secure the better teachers. Salary for the two principals was as originally adopted, giving Mrs. Berniece Harpst $10,000 and V. P. Lincoln nearly $8500. AH Board members were present at the meeting including Gerry Harbers, Bill Cox, Elwyn Johansen, clerk Dick Rodrigue, president Carl Renner. Easter Egg Hunt On Park Schedule For Eureka Tots The Fraternal Order of Eagles of Eureka and the Henderson Center Merchants' Association will sponsor Eureka's 14th annual Easter Egg Hunl April 22 from 2 lo 4 p.m. in Sequoia Park. Hunling areas will be clearly marked, according lo children's age groups. George Holt, chairman, said children are nol lo carry baskels in Ihe hunt. He also asked that parents refrain from helping the children hunt. Parents are welcome to accompany the children, but are to be speclalors only in Ihe "scramble" for 5,000 eggs. Numbers marked on (he eggs will indicate Ihe special prizes lo be awarded to the children. Coffee, cream and sugar, will be furnished free (o the adults. The Ladies' Auxiliary of Ihe Eagles lodge will color the eggs at a meeting at the lodge hall on Thursday night. Members of the committee assisting Chairman Holt are Roger Nelson, James Epperson, Robert Bryant, Ezra Corder, and Chris Christenscn. Paris Threat Stirs Action In Monaco MONTE CARLO (UPD-Mona- eo's national council will go into n special session next Monday, presumably lo discuss Friuicc's threat to cancel Ihe treaty of friendship between Ihe hvn conn- tries. The session will lost 15 dnys.
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