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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 10

Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, October 7, 1977
Page 10
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», lafjanjpnrt. tod. Prtday.0etotar7.itn Frost Chills Midwest By United PreM International Storms' associated with Pacific Hurricane' Heather dumped up to two 'inches of rain on••• portions of the desert Southwest • during Uic nighl and early, fall frost chilled the upper Midwest again loday. . Most of the Thursday rainfall fell west of UK- River. Showers and. thunderstorms reached across the Great Plains, over the Rockies and into th« intcrmountain regions! The heaviest amounts produced flash flood watches for most- of Arizona. the_ southern' and: southwest mountains of Colorado and the west and central portions of New Mexico. Cannon Air Force. Base at Clovis, N.M., recorded 1.28 inches of rain , in six hours ending at I a.m. EOT. Weather forecasters said the southwestern storms were as- sociated with Hurricane Heather, though the hurricane was well out to sea off Raja and posed no threat to the Pacific coast. ; For the third straight night frost.glazed much of the upper Midwest and Plains. I ~"lMtlM"lK>Mrs | •:•; TOOK CfcOlM x :§ "WoUAWAY" I : ft nf : : : I lockNtfledHier*149., | ^KSy:::*:*:::-:::::^::::^ R2D2, the squeaking, bleeping star of "Star Wars," is now the star of three television commercials for energy conservation. (DPI) No Progress In Jobless Rate In Six Months WASHINGTON <UP» Unemployment declined slightly to 6,9 per cent in September with some gains for blacks, but it reflected no progress in total joblessness in six months, the Labor Department reported today. The September level was 0.2 per cent below August. . Unemployment has hovered around 7 per cent since April, refusing lo go any lower than the postrccession low of 6.9 per cent. This continued sluggishness in the labor market is likely to increase pressure on President Carter for some change in the administration's economic policy. Joblessness was 7.3 per cent when he took office in January. The present jobless rate compares lo a recession high of 9 per cent In 1S7S. and a 1976 high of 8 per cent. Last month's modest 150,000 decline in unemployment occurred among workers recalled from layoff. Black unemployment fell to 13.1 per cent, reversing an August rise to 14.5 per cent that had created a public furor. The nation's job rolls, meanwhile, continued to expand to 91.1 million persons in September, reflecting a near record percentage of jobholders In the American population. Employment was up 320.000.: Black groups are asking Carter to do something more for minorities and September's report is not expected to defuse their complaints. The ratio of black-to-while joblessness now exceeds 2 to 1, While white joblessness has declined over the past year, there has been no real gains for blacks. Unemployment among black youths has fluctuated between 35 and 40 per cent over the past three years. In September, unemployment tell slightly to 4.9 per cent for men, but the 7 per cent rate among women and 18.1 per cent rate among the young reflected little change from August. The average duration of unemployment rose to 14.5 weeks In September, and there . wa* virtually no change during the third quarter in the nation's l.l million discouraged workers who have even quit looking for a )*. Employment rose for both blacks and whites in Sep- tember, creating a 320,000 increase in the job rolls. An unusually large rise of 500,000 for women was offset somewhat by a 210,000 decline among teenagers. Jobs in manufacturing increased slightly, but no! enough lo reverse an August decline. Most new jobs were created in service industries — retail trade and government. Arthur Okun. economic adviser in the Johnson administration, warns that unemployment will not improve unless there is a change in government policy. , "Unemployment remains high, because production has not grown enough to generate the jobs required to gel us back to prosperity." he said Thursday, Okun is a Brookings Institution economist, who chaired Lyndon Jolinson's Council of Economic Advisers. He is a friend and former associate of President Carter's CEA chairman, Charles Schultze. In a Chicago, speech Thursday, which was released here, Okun called for less federal regulation coupled with more growth In federal spending and the money supply. He also said federal subsidies should be granted to state "and local governments that repeal sales taxes. His final suggestion was a federal tax credit for businesses and workers that agree lo restrain price and wage increases. Four Charged In 2*County Houso Burglar)** PERU—Four males are lodged In Wabash County jail on preliminary first-degree burglary charges. Jerry Maxwell, 20, Rt. 2, Peru; Gerald Moon. 19. Wabaah. and two Juvenile boys, ages 16 and 17 were charged with taking an catlmaled $6.000 In stolen Items from a mobile -borne located in northern 'Miami County. They are ac- cuaed on Wabash County ' warrants with stealing items from atmal home* In Wabaih County during the patt two mono*. SUte police compiled a list of Ike reeovtnd items: Pour tcfcvWon arts, a cltixena band < radio beat station, five rifles, a ;' revolver, two stern speakers, *; three stereo receivers, a couch, • • chair. S» pounds of nails, an ; aluminum extension ladder, , various lawn ornaments, some baddhkj. a lane quantity of •NChanlc'a hand tools and •rtatellenwua household items. InveaUffaUni with troopers .Jerry Holts and Dave Fouls '-fje*t Miami County sheriffs •Sft Gary ahanabarfer and .pMrobnaii Bob Ulfey, the »lUMn town marshal - and .Wabash County deputies. W»M» was crwlliad -with Two Carroll Landmarks Recognized LOCKPORT-Two Carroll County landmarks have "been placed on the National Register of Historic Places; The Burris House and Polawatomi Spring at Lockport are the first such Carroll land . marks to be given the distinction. The house and spring are situated on either side of the Towpath Road in Lockport. The two-story Burris house was built sometime between . 1837 and 1840. On one end. the foundation is cut into the old Wabash and Eric Canal lock embankment. The natural spring is located across the Towpath Koad northwest of the house, which was used as an inn in the last century. The spring Is halfway up'a steep bluff and partially covered by Brush and logs. , Indians and early settlers used the spring, which Is now a hole about three feet in diameter and four feet deep. Remains of the old canal, which served as physical and" historical link between the inn and spring, can still be seen in thearea. STOP FROZEN PIPES! ''"»' WRAP-OH HEAT TAPES MO) 1N*1\MMT •IPUCIMINT OUARANTIII M.M PLUMBING A HEATING SUPPLY 7S9-3790 THE HOME FURNISHINGS! DOWNTOWN LOGAMSPOflT S "UWBtSS" •"•' Decorator Chairs *114. Many styles to choose from. Velvet covert and cane sides We've gathered up hundreds of Items for your home at big savings! Every department is stocked with fabulous buys. Many are few-of-a-klnd items ... so shop early! '.:&<*:+X-#x*;-:-:>:-^ -.: , ' ' .V i Ckafr" r*Vl .. |TJ' !: ! !' !i ) > ! uite n huiiftsut Mi !!U f. "Sertopetfic" Mottret* erBex Spring-Twin She Priced From S5«E«. tr* LoveryVeKetChajirt § Choose either g high or low *• bock styles. + if: Docorating col- $lal7 ^• ore in velvet. I *9f tf V: •S?ft?X^tt:+ww&tftttt*#&&& "?" Maple Finish Gun Cabinets I Gun 10 Gun ; 12 Gun $ 249 $ 269 *309 tit. KM Rej.lMO I«|.SIM AntiquaWklte French Provincial Bedroom With Gold Trim Buy Only The Pieces You Need A Few Example*: Double Dresser i Mirror.. $237 4-Drawer Chest $152 Popular Student Desk $161 lengerie Chest.......... $148 Fall or Queen Headboard .. $72 OPEN STOCK ID-Piece Modular Grouping Today's approach lo comfort in the modular manner . . . Contemporary ieating uniti affords endless arrangement flexibility. 4 -corner arm choirs, 4 ormlesi choirs and 2 Ottomans in lovely velvet. AHJtjit TABUIAMPS 20% OH Rag.Prttt Music Bench A very vena- ~ti!e entertainment canter. Can be .S,^,,,.," 1 *.*^.:.! «98 $1,305.20 Value H,044 10 ovn GROUPS ON MSPIAY 'A.4"£t I "SOLID CNERRY" OVAL TABLE-CHINA 6 SIDE AND 1 ARM CHAIR Dinette Set* I, "DAVSTMM" U> $1 |m "OOUOIAI"."HOWIU" I Ur • , »^»r •IM, A family site extension table and 6 comfortable chain. The gfait door china complete* this very stylish suite. State t« MwMtfea Xtf. $1,141.00 W:S:W:W:W?W:W:::^^ Wono«,"*ruM«ey I0ej*.-«a.m. S Saturday 10a.in.-Sp.in. :•:• , fcinoey Meon-t ».m. J-j: SttSSSWffiSWx^^ HIEE Of UVVItV AND PAffK/NG REAR OF STORE Stora) Hours PmeFbibh Gun Cabinets 10 6m IzCaa »279 $ 3M t*f.t)U l*f.>W All Glass Doors 1 and ' Doors : in Tha Bases " Hove Locks .. All Sht Sofa SlMpors Urasatt-M eiai ajnaa Slit «"* $505 ^2"* hen fit, KM ; <.' b* l~ OccotloMl Tables •trowir ..20% OH MM IMNWnMTCHMT IMtMlNM fta«, irt. Jin The loriy American Slant-Ann Sofa and Oiak 'HOME KURNISHI.NGS *21f. MARKET ST. , DOWNTOWN lOOANSfORT W.75J4W7 Juif fjtonte at the cut out choir at the rioht and you can tea at one* lha quality con- tlrucNan that "KINO HICKORY- often . .. Tha above iul(» li uohaliUfad In o beau 'tHulpflntoykMt.... avunensjiimiSMi MMUOU

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