Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on October 6, 1977 · Page 16
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 16

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, October 6, 1977
Page 16
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. Loganaport. Ind. TnumUy. October «, !•» 0.5% H/ke /n Wholesale Prices WASHINGTON (UPti _ Wholesale prices rose 0.5 per cent in September, the Labor Department reported today. It was the largest increase since April and a signal that summer- long stability in the inflation rate-tiay bo nearinc an end. Prices paid to farmers for their products Jell n.2 per tent. the fifth consecutive monthly decline. But that dip was considerably less than a -).,1 per cent drop in August farm prices. Of more concern to administration economists was an O.R per cent rise in the closely watched industrial price index. the biggest jump in that category since October. I'lTB. The overall September increase was in contrast to the summer months of June. July and August when wholesale prices turned in their best performance for any three-month period since .the first quarter of 1975. In that 90- day period, the index declined a! a 2.6 per cent annual rate despite a O.I per cent increase in August. The (1.5 per cent climb in September was the largest since a I.I percent increase last April. President Carter and other administration economic officials have been saying inflation is moderating'and have expressed cautious optimism of continued pood performance. The Wholesale Price-Index in September stood at 195.3 from the I9B7 base of 100. That means wholesalers paid S1.M53 for goods lust month that would . have cost $1,000 :i decade earlier. The WPI measures average changes in prices on a seasonally adjusted basis ol commodities sold in large quantities by producers.' The survey covers 9.000 firm-, dealing in 2,700 products, \ The index is considered a valuable :too|.by the government to gauge prices' that consumers will pay 'in coming months. It had increased by a scant 0.1 per cent in August after drops-of O.I per cent in July and 0.7 per cent in June. ^ During the period, food prices were on a rapid descent. Farm prices has posted large drops as did prices paid for .processed foods and feeds. , / Consumer foods declined 0.3 per cent, last month, a con siderable slippage from the large declines in June ihrough August. "During September, prices of consumer finished goods, excluding foods, increased 0.3 per cent, the department-said, the first climb in that important category since May. Algeria Turns Down Request To Return Hijackers, Ransom ALGIERS, Algeria (UPIl Algeria has turned down a Japanese request for the return of five Red Army hijackers, six terrorists and $tt million that Japan exchanged for their 151 hostages. The Algerian News Agency. the voice of government policy. said Wednesday Algeria only agreed to accept the hijackers after Japan promised it would not seek return of the 11 terrorists and the ransom "Algeria intervened in this affair only at the official demand o( the Japanese government and in conditions laid down in common (with Japam," the agency said. "Algeria will not tolerate that • its good faith and good will be exploited," it said. "This intervention was taken in a strictly humanitarian framework in order to save seriously menaced human lives." The report came after Japanese officials in Tokyo told the Algerian ambassador they '"hoped" Algeria would return the terrorists and the $fi million — but did not demand it, ' In Tokyo, a government spokesman said today Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda personally approved the Japanese promise not to demand the return of the terrorists and the ransom. Earlier it was reported that the decision was made by Foreign Ministry bureaucrats, who did not consult with their superiors. The Algerian statement did not mention the hijackers' fate. Foreign observers speculated that, in view of Algeria's record of freeing previous skyjackers, the 11 terrorists will be freed. The hijackers commandeered a Japan Air Lines DC-8 with 151 other persons aboard Sept. 2H. shortly after it look off from Frost Could Damage Crops WEST LAFAYETTE. Ind. (UP!) - Purdue University experts say tonight's anticipated frost could cause .some damage to garden crops. "Gardeners in the northern third ol the state and those of faint heart in the central sections of the slate should harvest or take protective measures," Purdue agricultural officials said in a statement. "Crops sensitive to cool temperatures could suffer damage if left to weather through this first blast ofwintcr." "Extension specialists recommend a day's delay in harvesting if apples on the tree suffer a freeze. Apples will usually not freeze unless temperatures drop into the upper 20s," they said. Bombay.en route to Bangkok and forced .it to land in Dacca. Bangladesh. They exchanged some of the hostages for six tcrrnrisls imprisoned in Japanese jails ;md the46'million, then flew on to Kuwait, Damascus and Algeria, where they freed (ho last hostages Monday and surrendered. In California, one of Ihe hostages said the hijackers overlooked $2 million in diamonds that were near Ihe jetliner's galley throughout the six-day saga. "I think to this moment the hijackers are not aware that they had S2 million silting there." said Walter Karabian. a former California state assemblymanl It was not known who owned the diamonds, which were being shipped to Bangkok. Thailand, at the time of the hijacking. vv In Tokyo. Mitsuo Sctoyama. 73. was sworn in as Justice Minister replacing Hajime Fukuda. who quit Tuesday in protest of the government decision to capitulate to the hijackers. <;'.• Inadvertently, the price of the CLEANING TOOLS was omitted from todd's ad appearing Wednesday, October 5th. 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