Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on April 23, 1973 · Page 21
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f.l' - 1 k. ' . 4,.;;; i( mi •>»M> m MeatBoycoUEffectiveness Called Near ^NonexistmV Golesburg RegisteNMoil, Gdlesburg, III. Mehday, April t4 ?3 M WASHINGTON (UPl) - Re|». BMtjamin Rosetithal, D^N.Y., concedes the weeidong meat boycott had an almost "imnex* Istent" effect on prices but says consuiner groups may try it again early in May. Rosenthal, a leader oi the boycott the first week of April, said Sunday the boycotters want both lower prices and a change in the nation's "archaic agricultural system. "They understand that the boycott can have only a minimal effect on prices and it did have only a minimal, if almost a nonexistent effect on prices," Rosenthal said. He said, however, consumer groups may launch another weeklong boycott early next month "contingent on the federal government taking cer* tain action." He blam^ exports and the farm subsidy program for the high cost of food. The boycotters have urged consumers not to buy meat on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Rosenthal was interviewed on ABC's "Issues and Answers" along with Bill McMillan, a spokesman for the American Cattlemen's Association. McMillan said the boycott disrupted the market, forced many meat packing plants to shut doWn for one or two weeks, and interrupted the "uniform flow" of cattle to the marketplace. "Unfortunately, the word was around that cattlemen and cattle feeders were withholding cattle from the market, and this simply was not true," McMillan said. .1,. ^Sl^^^^ , Seeing-Is BulUieving This Spanish fighting bull performs a horns over heels horn- stand in the afternoon yesterday for bullfight aficionados in Madrid. UNIFAX He said the supply of beef has been greater this year than in previous years and that prices "undoubtedly have stabilized." "The culprit has been the picture of total available animals protein which includes poultry as well as pork," McMUlan said. Rosenthal said the United States will export $1 billion worth of livestock this year and $5.1 billion worth of wheat and feed grains. "These are the things that are really contributing to the high price situation," he said. The New York congressman sais cattlemen were forced to up their prices because of the high cost of feed "and part of that was because we took so much, 60 million acres, out of production." Fiddle Music News Throng In Carolina UNION GROVE N.C. (UPI) — The strains of fiddle music and the whine of country singers were only an echo among the foothills of the I crossroads community today. Close to 100,000 persons— j hippies and hillbillies, businessmen and factory worker— 1 rolled away in pickup trucks, campers motorcycles and cars Sunday. More than 100 others, most of them youths, remained behind in area jails, however, to face various narcotics and alcohol-related charges. The biggest crowd camped out on the 72-acre cattle farm of Pierce Van Hoy for his 49th annual Old-time Fiddlers Convention which wound up at 2 a.m. Sunday under a giant circus tent. Thousands of others were down the road Thursday, Friday and Saturday for Harper Van Hoy's Old-time Fiddlers and Bluegrass festival. Several years ago the Van Hoy brothers got into an argument over how to perpetuate the traditional fiddling contest started by their father some 49 years ago to raise funds for the local school. So they split up and compete each Easter weekend. Farmers and long-haired college students mingled in harmony. It was a break in the spring plowing for the farmers and a compromise point for Easter-vacationing northern college cstudents without the funds to teach Florida. In addition to the numerous arrests, a 20-year-old Greensboro college student, Mary Susan Alwine of Rutherdford- ton, died Saturday morning. Officials suspected drugs may have been Involved and an autopsy was to be performed by the state medical examiner's office in Chapel Hill. EXTRA MONEY Put It To Work For You By The Day - Week Month Or Year INVIZST AT HOLIE SAVINGS EARN FROM THE DAY OF DEPOSIT AND EVERYDAY Men - of -War' Hit Daytona DAYTON A BEACH, Fla. (UPI) —Thousands of young sun-worshippers headed (or home and foacic to school today after one of the quietest Easter weeks on Florida beaches in recent years. Authorities estimated more than 300.000 people jammed "the world's most famous beach" Sunday—most of them vacationing college and high school students enjoying the spring school recess. Considering number involved, police said there was very little trouble. The major problems were rough tides and an invasion of stinging Portuguese men-of-war. By late Sunday afternoon, lifeguards had pulled 29 persons from the surf, but none was seriously injured. At least 112 persons were treated for man- of-war stings Saturday, twing­ ing the weelcend total to 280. Police Sgt. Joe MuSoIetto, spokesman for a special Daytona Beach detail, estimated at mid - afternoon there were 200,000 persons along the 12- block stretch of beach inside city limits. The entire beach is 32 miles long. Late Sunday night, police said the crowd had dissipated and many were heading back north. During the Easter week Weapon Overruns Reported WASHINGTON (UPI) - Cost overruns totaling $025 million have been reported for two major Pentagon weapons programs, one of which is not even under construction yet. Kep. Lea Aspin, D-Wis., said Sunday the cost of a new SO^ship patrol frigate program increased by $513 million and "appears headed for big trouble in terms of cost." And Sen. Stuart Symington, D-Mo., said the contractor for a safeguard Antiballistic Misaile (ABM) site at Grand Forks, N.D. was seeking an 81 per cent increase in the original contract price. The lawmakers said inflation and design changes were blamed for both overruns. Aspin said the Navy, which estimated a year ago that the 50 frigates would cost $2.7 billion, now puts the price tag at $3.2 billion even though construction hasn't even started. Symington said the contractor for the Grand Forks ABM site, Morrison-Knudsen Co. Inc., Boise, Idaho, is seeking 170 unnegotiated design change orders which would add $122 million to the contract price of $144.5 mUUon. police arrested a total of 324 young people on minor charges such as infractions of beverage laws. The arrests included 36 coUege-age and 27 high school students picked up Sunday. "It was a hectic night," Muffoletto said of the scene Saturday night, "but except for making a lot of loud noise, they are still pretty well behaved." Farther to the south, police at Fort Lauderdale reported they had one of the quietest Easter weeks in years, with only a routine number of minor arrests. Publishers Hold Annual Meeting NEW YORK (UPI) - The American Newspaper Publishers Association (^PA) opens its 87th annual meeting today, a four-day gathering that will cover discussions of a wide range of topics. Following a breakfast offered by United Press Interaational, Davis Taylor, publisher of the Boston Globe, was opening the official meetings attended by almost 1,000 publishers and editors from both the United States and Canada. Also on today's schedule was a luncheon given by the AP, with presidential aide Henry A. Kissinger speaking, and a speech by Secretary of Labor Peter J. Brennan. HOME OFFERS 3 SAVINGS PUNS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS PASSBOOK ACCOUNTS EARN Per Annum And with daily compounded interest left on deposit EARNS 5.13 % Annually Earns From The Day of Deposit To The Day of Withdrawal n,ooo or Mere In $100.00 Multiples GOLDEN SECURITY ACCOUNTS EARN 5.25 % Per Annum And with quarterly compounded earnings left on deposit. 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