Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on May 24, 1974 · Page 6
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 6

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, May 24, 1974
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Big Concerns Are Planning to Curtail Hawaiian Pineapple Production HONOLULU- (LENS) The peaceful sunshine islands of Hawaii have been even quieter of late, with the sugar and pineapple plantations deserted because of the strikes by 15,000 workers from the fields and processing industries. They were demanding a wage increase of 50 cents an hour in each of the next two years, but the main issue was job security. Sugar, pineapples and tourists are the main cash crops of Hawaii, which remains relatively unindustrialix.ed. Many of the smaller islands in the chain rely solely on the paternalistic plantation companies. The sugar industry is on the decline and mechanization is cutting into OIL TREATMENT 150Z.CAN Just add a can of oil treatment to your oil for improved engine service. The can is good for cars, trucks, tractors, diesels, marine, mowers, motorcycles, or airplanes TREATMENT GHSTRERTMENT Improve gas mileage. Fights air pollution. Just add to gas. Reduces exhaust emissions. Use now for a smoother engine performance. COMPARE TREATMENT DURL OIL FILTER Double oil filter for twice the filtering area. Outer filter — laboratory developed hemically treated. Inner filter - center core of carefully woven acidic resistant filtering fibers. A , L sp|N TYPES (STP-1-24-16-25) OPEN: Memorial Day, Mon. May 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m Prices Good Thro Tuesday, May 28 . 9:00-9:00 MONDAY - FRIDAY SATURDAY 1:00-6:00 SUNDAllAFTER CHURCH Times Herald, Carroll, la. Friday, May 24, 1974 O tllllllllltMIMIIIIIfllMtfltllll«lllllll«**ll*<l* many jobs. Now the two main pineapple producers, the Dole and Del Monte companies, are planning a drastic curtailment of their Hawaiian operations, particularly of canned pineapple and pineapple juice, and a transfer of most of their production to the Far East and Africa. On Molokai, the fifth largest island. 75 per cent of'the labor force will be unemployed when Dole and Del Monte leave next year. However, the fresh pineapple industry is expanding now that lower rates for air freight have opened up the American market as far as the east coast. Dole and Del Monte say that they have been losing money in Hawaii for years, because of the high costs of unionized labor. Wages account for over DO per cent of all expenses in pineapple production, leading Del Monte to claim that canned pineapple is twice as expensive to produce in Hawaii as elsewhere. In the 1950s Hawaii held over two-thirds of the world's pineapple market whereas today its share is less than 30 percent. Harry Bridges, the president of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, which represents both the 9,000 sugar and the 6,000 pineapple workers, argues that the Hawaiian laborer is at the mercy of the giant Sheriff's Office is Criticized by Aide By Harrison Weber (Iowa Daily Press Ass'n. I DES MOINES - The Polk County sheriff's office has been sharply criticized by the state's citizens' aide for lax security procedures in transporting prisoners to state penal institutions. The criticism, in part, stems from an incident at the Fort Madison penitentiary in which a prison official discovered that a prisoner being received from Polk County had a four-inch hunting knife on his person. Warden Lou Brewer asked the citizens' aide. Thomas Mayer, to investigate the incident which occurred on Mayl. An investigation by Mayer disclosed that the knife had been among the prisoner's personal belongings at the time he was arrested by the Des Moines police department. The knife was in a sack of property which was placed in the automobile used to transport the prisoner to Fort Madison. Mayer reported. This sack, he added, was carried by the prisoner when he went into the penitentiary complex. Upon arriving at the penitentiary the prisoner was turned over to the prison registrar for custody and normal processing, which includes a "shake-down." During this procedure, according to Mayer, the prison registrar was called out of the room to answer a long distance telephone call. Upon his return he noticed among the prisoner's personal effects a knife sheath. Checking further he discovered the knife. At that point, the registrar stepped out of the room and inquired whether the Polk County deputy was still in the institution; told that he was not. the registrar then asked if the'deputy had informed anyone that the prisoner had a weapon among his personal belongings. The registrar was informed that nothing had been said about such a weapon. Mayer reported. When questioned by the citizens' aide, the prisoner indicated that the Polk County deputy knew that the knife was there and had even warned the inmate "not to cut himself with it." according to Mayer. Lew Rhodes, chief deputy for Polk County Sheriff Sam Wise, promptly responded to the citizens' aide report. The deputy involved. Rhodes reported, said he allowed the prisoner to carry his personal belongings into the penitentiary. While in the presence of the registrar, according to the deputy, a hunting knife with a four-inch blade did fall out of the prisoner's property package. The deputy stated he put the knife, along with the prisoner's belongings, in the pi'ace provided by the registrar. "Isn't this a hell of a multinational companies. The union points out that the price of sugar has recently doubled and that the third pineapple producer, the Maui Land & Pineapple Company, 'is making monev; it also alleges that Dole and Del Monte are just chasing the highest profits in leaving Hawaii for the Philippines. Thailand and Africa, where I a'DOT costs are a fraction of those in Hawaii. The union has proposed tariffs to protect the mainland markets for Hawaiian pineapple, in the same way as citrus fruits are protected, but the producers say that they need their foreign profits to offset their Hawaiian losses. thing to be in a prisoner's effects." the deputy recalls telling the registrar. Polk County Chief Judge Gibson C. Holliday has issued \buVe invited! HOUSE CUSTOM-BUILT AND READY TO CUSTOM-FINISH^ SUNDAY, MAY 26, 1-5 p.m. The interior is unfinished! Everything's left wide open so you can really see the kind of quality we insist upon in our custom homes. We'd also like to show you how to save a small fortune- simply by doing the easy finishing yourself. It could mean a new custom home for you.. .this year! How to get to our Wide-Open House: Proud Owner: Allan Raggaller N. Main St. Westside, Iowa Take Hwy. 30 West from Carroll. Go North on County Line Road Blacktop. Go '/4 mile and take a left turn off. WATCH FOR OPEN HOUSE SIGNS. REPRESENTATIVE: WAYIAND HOPIEY (515) 285-0762 Des Moines, Iowa A V41FM4INAIND BROAD HOMES America's largest multi-national home producer In the recent settlements in both the sugar and pineapple industries the companies bowed to the union's wage demands, with the sugar companies guaranteeing to slay in Hawaii until the beginning of 1976. The pineapple workers failed to gain even such limited job security but were promised improved pensions and other benefits. The agricultural workers in Hawaii, who are among the best paid in the world, have thereby gained a breathing space, but their future-looks bleak. Don Koehler, born in Denton, Mont., is the tallest living man, standing 8 feet 2 inches high. His twin sister is only 5 feet 9. weapon or contraband will be taken from a prisoner in Polk County and not returned until the individual has served his an order to the effect that any entire sentence. 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