The Argus from Fremont, California on October 19, 1970 · Page 15
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Fremont, California
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GM · UAW strike may last until Christmas THE ARGUS Monday. October 19. 1970 .Fremont · Newark, CaMornta Page IS When It M II Cm t DETROIT (UPI)-Thc slow pace of negotiations in the United Auto Workers strike a g a i n s t General Motors raised speculation this weekend that the strike may last through November and possibly through the Christmas- New Year holidays. The strike, now nearly five weeks old, already has had a serious impact on the national economy with losses in potential output of GM cars and trucks totaling about $2.7 billion. Federal tax losses from the c o r p o r a t i o n now tola! an estimated $400 million, and losses in federal taxes by the workers was estimated at about $60 million. Losses in state tax revenues in-the 31 states where GM has manufacturing and assembly plants could not be accurately estimated. But in Michigan, where dose to half of GM employes are located, the losses In state tax revenues alone were placed by Gov. William Millikcn at $20 million in the first five weeks of the strike. TALKS DRAG ON Negotiations at the GM headquarters b u i l d i n g here dragged on daily on a seven-days-a-week basis, but with only a little progress being made. The prime emphasis since the strike began Sept. 15 was a solution of local issues at the plant level in 155 locations throughout the nation, directed from the national table. But as the s t r i k e headed toward completion of its fifth week, only 43 of the local plants had reached full agreements on the local issues, and only 15 of these were in key plants. MAJOR ITEMS Only two settlements were announced over the weekend--at a Chevrolet'assembly plant in Tarrytown, N. Y., with 4,600 workers, and at the GM upholstery plant in Tecumseh, Mich., with 600 workers. In main-table talks on the national contract, many of the lesser issues have been settled. But they include none of the major economic items, including wage increases, unlimited cosSof-living adjustments, and the so-called "30- and-out" retirement demand by the union. GM has maintained its stand that it has offered the most generous package in history, with wage increases totaling $1.9 billion over three years. But UAW President Leonard Woodcock has said that was not sufficient. If the strike continues into November, as prospects now appear, it Is unlikely there will be a settlement before the end of that month. Historically, absenteeism in Michigan plants is very high during the hunting season with workers taking time off to go into the woods, and the auto companies always schedule lower production during that period. THANKSGIVING Thanksgiving holidays also fall within this period. As for a December settlement, prospects also would appear to be dim. If workers returned to the plants in early December, they would then be entitled to paid holidays d u r i n g the Christmas-New Year's w e e k at company expense. It's unlikely GM would want to get back into production for a week or 10 days, only to c l o s e down again and pay the workers for nothing. The UAW has called a special convention for Oct. 24 to lev}' a special dues increase on some 900,000 UAW members still working in other auto companies, aerospace, agricultural, implement and supplier plants. But this money will be used only to keep up payments on h e a l t h and life insurance premiums for the strikers and not for benefits. The union already has paid the 400,000 workers on strike or idled by it about $5 County vows to resist 'gay' takeover MARKLEEVILLE, Calif. (UPI)-The top elected official of remote Alpine County in the high Sierra vowed Sunday that residents will resist a possible political takeover by t h e G a y Liberation Front. The militant homosexual organization has put out a two- page, single-space document saying "there is a county in California where 200 gays would constitute a majority of registered voters." Spokesmen for the GLF in Los Angeles said the target was Alpine County, which has 367 voters and is located along the Califomia-Nevala border south of Lake Tahoe. The spokesmen said the group was living to recruit homosexuals to move into the mountainous area and make it "gay territory." 'SERIOUS THREAT' Rancher Herbert Brians, chairman of the county board of supervisors, took the threat seriously. "We are all v e r y concerned," he said. "Naturally, we'll do everything we can to prevent anyone taking over our county. The trouble Is, with that new State Supreme Court decision and the new election laws, it makes it easier for people to register. "We have a real nice county here. We don't know what we're going to do if they succeed. We'll try anything." REQUIREMENTS GONE The State Supreme Court recently eliminated a one- year stale residency requirement for voters. The law now requires 90 days in the county- T h e two-page document from the Gay Liberation Front lisled_some of the advantages in a county coo- trolled by homosexuals: "If they were to register to vote 90 days before the election, a great prize would be theirs: The primary power of government. ·GAY TERRITORY 1 "It would mean gay territory. It would mean a gay government, a gay civil service, a county welfare department which made public assistance payments to refugees from persecution and pre}- udice. "It would mean the establishment of the world's first museum of gay arts, sciences and history, paid for with public funds." The front's promotion sheet also said that a district attorney, sheriff and judge elected by the gay majority could choose which laws would be enforced. It said such a community would also be a tourist attraction--both as "a mecca for gay tourists" and to "straight curiosity seekers." Actress 9 son may testify at trial LOS ANGELES (UPI)-The son of actress Doris Day, Terry Melcher, may testify Monday about his meetings with cult leader Charles Manson, who is on trial for the seven Tate-LaBianca killings. Melcher, who lived at Sharon Tale's canyon estate prior to her occupancy and the killings, auditioned the bearded defendant twice at the Spahn Ranch, a prosecution witness testified Friday. Gregg Jakobson, a record producer then employed by Melcher, said he asked Melcher to listen to Manson's singing which Jakobson said "captivated and intrigued" him. ·NOT INTERESTED* But the w i t n e s s said Melcher was not interested in financing the records and documentary film on Manson which Jakobson had discussed with the alleged mastermind of the grisly slayings. The (HO auditions occurred about one week apart in late May 1969, about two months before the killings in early August of that year, Jakobson said. He said he was impressed by Manson's talent and that the defendant "wanted to record, he wanted to get his message heard." TELEPHONE NUMBERS Jakobson said that after the auditions Manson asked for Melcher's home telephone number and that he gave him the one for the answering service. He said Manson indicated later he had been to Melcher's beach house. The prosecution has suggested that one of the motives for the Tale killings was Manson's desire for revenge on Me'cher for rejecting him. D e p u t y district attorney Vincent Bugliosi said Friday that Melcher might testify Monday about his contact with Manson. The hippie leader and his three female (^defendants were absent from the courtroom all last week because they have failed to agree to behave. PRIME MINISTER PIERRE TRUDEAU ON WAY TO SPECIAL CABINET MEETING The meeting was called following the dta th of Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte million from its (120 millio strike fund and the rest wi be drained nearly dry by th end of November. FUNDS WILL STOP After the initial fund dries up, b e n e f i t s to strikers now running about $40 week, will cease and if the strike is still on, the unio will have to run what Wooc cock has called an "old fash i o n e d strike"--meaning strike with workers getting n financial support. M a n y , however, alread have qualified for feder al food stamps and othe thousands would qualify to g on relief. 14 killed in train collision SEOUL (UPI)-The dying teacher desperately tried ti calm down his frightene( toys so they could be safe); evacuated from the tunne where death struck out of the dark. "Boys, no panic, no panic no panic," said the teacher in a faint voice. Then he tried ti stand up, but a few minutes later he was dead. The scene was inside the CO-foot tunnel where an ex cursion tram carrying abou 600 high school boys and girls c o l l i d e d head-on with a freight train near Wonju about 55 miles southeast ol Seoul, Saturday. The collision killed 14 per- Bons, Including 10 boys and two teachers of Seoul's In- chang High School and two other passengers, and injured 59 other boys, many of them seriously. The bodies of the schoo boys and their teachers lay In state at their school Sunday as families and school authorities prepared for their funer al Monday. More detailed accounts o the disaster were provided b; surviving students who car celled their excursion trip ant returned to their homes in Seoul. The teacher, Assistant Principal Chong Kyung-Kun, 49 was sitting in the first car ol the train where most of the casualties ocurred, according toKwonUng-Yul,18. "I was in the second car, and when he came to the first car we saw the teacher lying Injured, covered by blood," said Kwon. "We tried to help him out, and he told us not to be panicky." "We were not hurt, and we carried the teacher out of the tunnel but he was already dead," said Kwon. "We knew how anxious he wanted to help us to safety while he himself was so badly hurt." Quebec Liberation Front Teddybears turn into killers 'Killings at Kent State acts of assassination' MONTREAL (UPI)-The assasination of Pierre Laporte--Canada's first political murder in 102 yeirs--em- barks the Quebec Liberation Front on a new course, an all- or-nothing gamble they may well lose. "We haven't seen the lasl of it," said Robert Thompson, a conservative member of parliament. "But they have peaked far too soon for their purposes." The FLQ, by arousing the Canadian government and people to view them through horrified new eyes, indeed appear to have peaked too soon. Still a small group--police intelligence estimates them at no more than 120--they do not appear to have the popular support, operational strength or momentum to fight the all- out batllc with the government they have now provoked. FONDLY ' For Ihe past eight years, many Canadians have looked on the FLQ tolerantly--almost fondly. They were a popular subject for jokes. They had an image as "considerate revolutionaries" or "teddybear terrorists" in a comfortable Canadian fashion. They didn't deliberately kill peop'e. Their targels were buildings, dynamite b o m b s their weapons. At first, they often telephoned ahead to warn occupants to leave the building. The seven persons they killed in the first eight years of their existence were "accidental" victims -people c a u g h t in bombed buildings, or the victims of gunfights during the armed robberies the FLQ pulls to finance and arm itself. HELPLESS The taking of Laporte's life while he was helpless in their power, with its cold-blooded deliberation, sent a shock wave of revulsion rolling through Canada, and Quebec. Even some of those who said they had sympathized with the FLQ said the murder had changed their minds. The killing appears to have almost silenced the opposition that had been growing to Trudeau's proclamation of the emergency war powers act, which suspends civil rights and gives police sweeping powers. It has s t r e n g t h e n e d Trudeau's hand, appearing to solidify public support behind his iron-fisted stand against t h e v i o l e n t separatists. Trudeau, who went into politics precisely to lead an attack on the violent separatists, had already shown himself ready to take the strongest measures he can to stamp out the FLQ. . CANCER "Root them out like a cancer" ... "We must tske whatever actions are required to rid our nation of these scum" ... We will support the government in any measures it wants to take" were samples of comments from Canadian citizens and political leaders. Even the separatist Parti Quebccois, which has the same goal--to create from Q u e b e c an independent French-speaking nation--has denounced the FLQ terrorism. The FLQ, made up of small tightly organized cells believed to number four men each, is thought to consist mainly of an "ideological" wing of radical university students and graduates, and a "blue collar" wing of tough trade unionists. It is Marxist, oriented toward a "people's democracy" with Castro and Mao as its heroes. Keane denies former wife 9 s claim to eyes ST. LOUIS' (UPI)-Robert W. M:rsc. retired President of Case Western R e s e r v e University In Cleveland, said Sunday the killing of four students at Kent State University last May 4 by natbnal guardsmen was "an act of as- sasuulion against amencan youth." In remarks prepared for de- · livery at Founders Day Ceremonies at St. Louis UrJver- islty, Morse said, "I still cannot bring myself to believe that middle America's sons and daughters at Kent Shtc were shot down In an open field en their own c:mpus. "Ker.t Stale, ladiss and gentlemen, is an unforgettable h:rr:r". Morse's remarks came just two days after a special Ohio grand jury exonerated the guardsmen of any illegal action in the shootings. The jury p iced the tttme for the killings on student demonstrators :nd university administrators. SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) In the paintings of-Walter Kcanc, Ihe eyes have it. But th; artist and his former wife, also a painter, arc disputing these days over who ae ually pa'nted the big eyed waifs that sold so well during the pist decade. Keane responded publicly .'or the first time Sunday to Margaret Keane McGulre's claim that she did all the "eyes" paintings wh te her former husband promoted and sold them. "I.was flabbergasted ac- tually, and at a loss for words at first," sa'd Keane, who addsd :hat ho is now amused by the claims of the former Mrs. Kcanc. CHALLENGE The painter Ignored her challenge to a painting duel "at high neon" in a downtown San Francisco park. "The really surprising Ih'ng is that it's Margaret getting up and saying this," Keane said. "It Isn't at all like her. I remember her as a sweet person, very shy and retiring, and a seni.,ive artist. 1 sim- ply refuse to belicvj that was her own idea." Mrs. McGu're, who lives in Honolulu with her sportswri- tcr husband, made the accusations last week. She was in town lo finish work on a lithograph scries to be sold at a local gallery. MARKETING She said her former husband had a genius for mar- kiting and publicly, but ab- soluUly none ,'or painting. "I couldn't ever leach him to pair.!," she said. "I did the p a i n t i n g s . Sometimes he painted a li'tlc of the backgrounds. He was the one who promoted the paintings and sold them. I can paint and he can't. "I signed the paintings 'Keane,' my married name. When I asked him why he said he was the painier, he sa'd the buyers always wanted to pay more If they met the painter." DEAUX ARTS Kcanc said his former wife was "not ycl a teen-ager" when he studied art. after World War II at the Beaux Arts in Paris. He made the comments during a stopover here on h'i way to an Island holiday with his wife, Joan, who recently gave birth to their first child in Vancouver, B.C. Mrs. McGuIre had challenged her husband to an "eyes" contest by "give us both pa'nt and brush and canvas and turn us loose In Union Square at high noon and wj'll see who can paint eyes. I'd like that." ATTENTION FREMONT AREA Wife** routes no* *»*'UB* in Frt rant ffft. Stt*4r r«r «rocM *ort «*· liftrtftg V*PP*9 Nr*S if V0» *vh DifMi or Mvt Wednndir oil* Nft H rowr oppcrfw«..r to »w»'rwl ywf ««· con*. Aw'r «t Tht D*'r Arfl* Sty. Ill W vV'fi»n A»t. 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