Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 29, 1973 · Page 2
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nne By WALT HALL (Staff Writer) A proposed budget of $2,011,15(5 for fiscal year 1974 was received by the Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees at a meeting Thursday evening on the campus. The proposed budget represents an increase of #133,596 over the amount requested for fiscal year 1973. In receiving .the proposal from Dr. Loren Nicol, director of business affairs, the board directed that it be placed on file in the office of the business manager and made available for public review. The budget may be seen by the public until 7 p.m. Aug. 23, at which time the board will conduct a public hearing on the proposal. The board also passed a resolution seeking Galesburg annexation of the remainder of the campus property and dedication of roads to the city. At the present time only that pant of .the campus is located within the city limits. The report to the board stated, however, that if the streets are not dedicated to the city police and fire protection would still be continued. The board passed a resolution in support of requests by Carthage, Dallas City, Hamilton and Plymouth school districts in Hancock County for annexation to the Carl Sandburg College District. According to Dr. Nicol, this would represent an increase of approximately $259 million in assessed valuation for the district. Vote Passes The resolution passed in a 4 to 1 vote with board member Paul Piatt dissenting "because we're spreading ourselves too thin." A new salary schedule for faculty members was also approved. The schedule for a master's degree with no experience will be adjusted from $8,650 to $8,800 for a nine and one-half month term effective fiscal year 1974. The top salary for the s master's degree is increased from $12,075 to $12,425. The new salary schedule ranges from a bachelor degree with no experience at $8,100 to the doctorate degree with an experience factor of 18, for $16,850. The board also agreed to increase pay for part-time teachers who are beginning their third year of service and who have taught a minimum of three quarter hours instruction a term the state and regional aocredit- for the past two years. The salary will go from $10 to $11.25 per instruction hour. Other Boosts A rate of $12.50 an hour is to be paid to part-time faculty members who have been teaching at least one three-quarter hour course a quarter for the past four years. The board dropped associate degrees and less than associate degrees from the schedule as the salaries for those individuals will be based upon a combination of experience, formal training and technical exper- ley, Jr., vice president for in- ience. straction, $22,000 to $24,500; The number of days sick leave William D. Masters, director of for facility members was also vocational and technical educa- incrcased from the present 10 Won, $21,000 to $22,250; Loren days a year to 15 days. Sick R. Nicol, director of business leave may be accumulated up affairs, from $18,200 to $19,700; to 90 days, K. G. Klinck, director of stu- The board adopted a policy dent personnel services, from tating that credits allowing ad- $18,200 to $18,450 and Mrs, vancement across pay schedule Marylynn V. Allen, board sec- must come from institutions of relary and secretary to the higher learning accredited by president from $9,600 to $10,500. The board also approved sating agencies antfthe U.S. Office ary increases for other admin- of Education. Additionally, the istrative and clerical personnel. course work mu9t be in the M ^..^ faculty member's primary con- morc umm eentratiion and approved by the The board cited an increase academic staff -In charge of in- in duties for Kelley as the rea- struetion. son for the large increase to Changes Okay his salary. Kelley was former- A report to the board stated ly dean of instruction and is that .the above salary changes noiwMe vice president an charge were acceptable to the faculty ol instruction and instructional welfare committee. ipersonnal. Nicol's title wias also The board approved the fol- changed from business manatger lowing salary increases —- Pres- to director of business aftfairs. ident Ellis Henson from $29,000 The board approved a renew- to $30,500; Dr, F. William Kel- al of the lease of the Costa (Corpus Christ!) gym for the nex ( t year, and directed that bids be requested for blacktopping the faculty parking lot. The parking lot project Is not contained in the tentative PY- 74 budget. Policy Change Also approved by the board was a policy change in the late registration period for college t ra nste r cow se s, The would extend the late registration period five days, and 10 days for adult education courses. Henson also advised the board that the college has received a $5,000 federal grant for library purposes, and a $11,418 Economic Opportunity Gnant for use by needy students. He afeo reported that the Work Study Program, wihioh pays needy students to work at the college, has received $16,298 .in federal funds, an tor crease of about $300 over last year's grant. Weather and TT.UNOTS; Tonight fair nml continued cool. Snturdny mostly sunny and warmer, Low tonight low Ms to low GO*. High Snturdny upper 70s to upper AOs, WESTETW ILLINOIS: Clear to partly cloudy tonight. Partly sunny and wnrm Saturday with slight chance of showers. Low lonight 5B-65. High Saturday AOs. IOWA:' Clenr or clearing and cool tonight. Mostly sunny and warmer Saturday with chance of thundershowers west toward evening. Low tonight SOs. High Saturday upper 70s northeast, upper AOs southwest. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 74; mornings low, 82. Sky clear. (Thursday's maximum, 70; minimum, 58.) Sun rose today at 5:34 a.m., sets at 8:33 p.m. Stages EXTENDED FORECAST ILLINOIS: Fair Sunday. Variable cloudiness with scattered showers likely Monday and Tuesday. Low Sunclay and Monday 60s. Low Tues, day 00s-70s. High Sunday and Monday flOs-OOs. High Tuesday mid 70s extreme north, low 00a extreme sou th. niVEH STAGES Dubuque-D.L Tall 0.4 Dnvenport—7.0 /al! 0.1 Burlington—10.7 fall 0.4 Keokuk—fl.3 fall 0.0 Quincy—12.0 fall 0.0 Grafton—10.5 fall 0.1 Alton—!5.0 fall 0.5 St. Louis—10.5 fall 0.5 Cape Girardeau—27.5 fall 0.2 LaSalle—17.3 fall O.fi Peoria—17.1 fall 0.4 Havana—17.2 fall 0.1 Beardstown—10.2 no change St. Charles—15.0 rise 0,6 To Conserve Supply Soybean May Be Reduced Action Monda Bushnell District Mav Gain Land An afddrttaal •BUSONE'LL - 12Vz sections of land could be added to Busihneilt-iPriaairie Cilty Sdhwot ©stntat 170 if a detacSi- meot petition is 'approved by the MoDonougfa Oounty Board of School Trustees. The board will iaat on ttie request Monday alt 8 p.m. Petitioners have asked that the land, now located in the former BaircMph sctaol system, be annexed to DmtbrM 170. Jack Packard, superintended of the McOonjouig'h Oounty Educational Service Region, said the additional land would increase District 170's assessed vaSuaition by more toan $2 million. The petition ateo seeks annexation of a quarter section of land in telt siaone general area to Northwest School District 175 at Scootta. As for as Distinct 170 is con­ cerned, the petition, filed June 14 with tie board, seeks to de- bach I2V2 secfans of land in the northeast portion of Macomb Township and north and east portions of Mound Township. If the loeiWion is approved about 22 children would be (transferred to Bushnell schools. Pick'ard said. The request for detachment came about alter governing hcairds of fiairdoi'iph Wish School District 366 aind Grade School District 66 voted earlier this veair to merge with Miacomb- Ad'aAr School District 185. The mewer will become effective at %e s*iamt of the 1973-74 academic term. Bairdlolph school officials pointed out earlier that some residents, living aionff the border's of the 'school system might want to pelSti'on for annexation to another school dfettrict WASHINGTON (UPI) ~ Government officials planning to allocate soybean supplies between foreign and domestic users from now through August may cut previously scheduled exports down by 20 million bushels or more, informed administration sources indicated today. Assistant Agriculture Secretary Carroll G. Brunthaver noted in a speech that administration action this week to limit exports of soybean and cottonseed products was touched off by surveys showing exporters planned shipments — between now and the end of August—of 92 million bushels of soybeans and 2.2 million tons of soybean meal. Could Run Out "This level of exports would run the U.S. completely out of soybeans by the end of August and leave U.S. livestock industries short of their needs more than a soybean meal," Brunthaver said. Don Paarlberg, the Agriculture Department's chief economist, added that in order to assure adequate supplies for U.S. users until the new crop is harvested, it will be necessary to scale the projected export shipments back by an ciable" amount. Paarlberg declined to say just million by tons of .' ; .t. [it , 1 : 1 • 1 1; • H^L I.«J i b;i-!^ appre- how deep the cut will be. But other sources said that when the Commerce Department announces export allocations Monday, the projected 92 million bushel soybean export figure is likely to be scaled back by at least 20 million bushels and perhaps more. The export control was ordered to reduce livestock feed costs and protect U.S. consumers by heading off threatened production cuts in meat, poultry, eggs and milk. But it drew a sharp counter-attack from a soybean producer spokesman who warned it would boomerang against livestock raisers and consumers. Cut Potential Crop Harold Kuehn, president of the American Soybean Association, said the export crackdown would reduce the potential 1973 soybean harvest. Kuehn said soybean growers, who have indicated they plan to expand acreage to new record levels this year, now may scale back their plans in some cases. '•'Our farmers will not plow up acreage already planted. But they will slack off on planting the remaining acres for soybean production," Kuehn predicted. He said farmers will not risk planting high-priced seed if they think the export controls will reduce prices this fall to unprofitable levels. Meter Feeders' Fare Longer Persons who work in the downtown area are in for a surprise Monday — meters they will not have to feed two or three times a day. New 10-hour parking meters are being installed in two municipal parking lots today, Lyle Peterson, head of the city parking division, said. Work should be completed Monday. The meters will replace 39 4-hour machines at the Kellogg Street lot and 27 4-hour meters at the South Seminary Street lot. The charge will be five cents an hour and the meters will take quarters and nickels. Peterson said this is being done to allow those who work in the area to park without worrying about continually feeding the machines. Medical Explorers Tom Twenty-two members, of Medical Specialty Explorer Post Pine. Bottom row, from left, are Audrey Brennan, Annette Luna, Connie Severns, Rene Morrow, Penny Wise and Cindy Anderson. (Register-Mail photo by Steve Stout.) 276 left today on a tour of eastern states. Some of those touring are, top row, from left, Vicki Wheeler, Ronnie Pillsbury, Gary Knipe, Ruth Radenbaugh, and Rhonda suspend Iradmg Embargo Creates Wave of Protests Medical Explorer Scouts Start Tour CHICAGO (UPI) The Twenty-two members of medicine or other medical Fla., swimming and surfing Medical Specialty Explorer fields, raised more than $2,800 a j Daytona Beach, Fla., three days at Disney World, Fla., and a stop at Mammoth Cave, Post 276, sponsored by Gales- lor ,the tri P* Nixon administration's embargo on soybean exports led Thursday to a rare one - day sus- County, is the trip director. pension in trading on soybean Lawrence pointed out that futures at the Chicago Board of Trade. burg Cottage Hospital, left to- Plans call for a tour of the clay at 5 a.m. on a tour of Mamed S P ace m % ht Ky. The group will return to Bid Coming Knox Highway Department Assured of Gasoline Supply eastern states. The Explorers, who plan to enroll in schools of medicine, Cope Kennedy, Fla., a visit and work schedule at the Medical last year, seven former members of the post enrolled in schools of nursing and various medical related fields. Two The embargo also drew negative comments from state and national farm leaders. Space Facility there, Galesburg July 8. Richard Lawrence, post adviser and executive director former members assisted At the Board of Trade, the (futures largest nursing, dentistry, veterinary camping at Patrick AFB, of the United Way of Knox were also in obtaining part- world's time scholarships to* further change, directors met their studies, he said. ex- twice A gasoline shortage apparently will have no effect on fuel supply for Knox County highway department trucks, according to a report given the Knox County Board Highway Committee today. Jack Witt, highway superintendent, told committee members he had spoken to the present supplier and was told that he will bid on the contract for next year. The superintendent said that while the dealer would offer no Midland Coal Co. had requested permission to move its shovel across a road in Victoria Township and was told that permission would not be granted until the firm dedicated roads. "They told me that dedication forms are now being processed in New York and should be received here in a few days. I've been trying to. get that done for six months," Witt said. The committee voted to advertise for bids for a 12 -horse- Labor Relations Board Town Moves To Probe Bartender Vote WaterWoes Thursday and then suspended trading in soybeans, soybean meal and crude soybean oil futures until today. power mower to be used at the price at the present time, he (highway department facility. was certain Knox County would be assured of gas to operate its trucks since the county had been a regular customer. The present contract for gas expires in August. Witt reported that highway crews will go on vacation for two weeks starting Monday. He said a skeleton crew will re- National Labor Relations Board officials will investigate the results of Thursday's union election by employes of the Knox County Licensed Beverage Assn. The election, held at the Galesburg Post Office, was to i determine whether area bartenders wanted to be represented by Hotel, Motel, Cafeteria and Restaurant Employes Union main on duty to handle needed work. The committee was told that Bids will be opened July 13. Committee members remained Local 327 or the Galesburg Barin session past noon considering tenders Independent Union. The bids received at a 10 a.m. let-'emiployes also had the choice of ting. I voting against any union rep- A spokesman said the delayindentation, resulted from the fact that some bids required the county to haul materials from the were filed several months ago Ruby Walker, president of the with the NLRB following an un- beverage associaiiion, fair labor practices charge by|today that several Local 327. At the time, the beverage association refused to negotiate a new contract for area bartenders with the hotel and restaurant union. The contract charged today that several ineligible day to eliminate a water con- voters were .altovved to cast bai- (aminiation problem in the vil- lots yesterday. It was reported lage. that several bar owners voted Activity Suspended Before It was th? second time in a month the board has imposed such a suspension. After the Officials at first one-day suspension, June Watoga have taken steps to- 21, veteran observers said they could not remeffrtber when, if ever, the board had suspended activity in any of the 10 commodities traded for an entire WATAGA expired Feb. 17. in the election, which was held . JJn Jtobbins said ^ specifically for employes. ^ ,ho Environmental , A spokesman for the Nation- p ™***^ Ag ? n ' c *'"rtifredlhc While officiate on both sides al Labor Relations Board, who v ' ll ' !,agIe rhursc,,a y tet a water of the dispute expect the out-handled the election, said he f^ l J° the .. EP * s come of the election to stand J knows two contested ballots will &P™g™W office earlier this there is speculation that severaljbe "pitched out," He declined week wats contaminated. Reaction to the export embargo, announced in Wash- was of the ballots will be disquali-jto comment why the persons fied. iwere allowed to vote. a Suing Knox County EPA officials were in Wa- tog-a today to conduct further ilessls. ington Wednesday night, swift and critical. American Farm Bureau President William J. Kuhfuss, in a tatoment issued at Chicago, s called it "a political action that would hamper world trade relations. 'The imposition of an embargo on the export of (livestock feeds represents another political action in an eiffort to correct the earlier mistake of the price freeze," Kuhfuss said.' Says Action Mistake "I also believe it is a mistake for the U.S. government to abandon its contract commitments to overseas trading partners," hie said. (< This will have a deteriorating effect on our world trade relations on which millions of dollars and years of eflfort have been expended../' At Bloomington, President Harold B. Steedie of the 212,060- metmber Illinois Agricultural Association, said the embargo would "weaken the confidence" of foreign buyers and "bring further pressuaie on our already unfavorable balance of payments. "This is no time to add further control to an economic system which is already struggling from econom ic restri c- tions," Steele said. Illinois Agriculture Director Robert Williams called the embargo "too little, too late." To Prevent Landfill Action The Village of Wataga has fii-} the proposed site is a half mile W^*«i- ™« mayor said that the cWorinator is now pumped suit against Knox County and iea-st of the village. AURORA, III (UPI) Graham, Aurora, was killed and Robert Magnusen, an Illinois Bureau of Investigation agent, was wounded in a Thursday Due to seven contested votes, results of the election are not bidder\s;official, a spokesman for the plant, and the committee had to!NLRB said today. Thirteen per- figure mileage and manpower; s3ns V otod to join the Bartend-, costs before approving con- ers Independent Union, while 1 " 10 Knox Board seeking j It charges that the county has tracts. 'seven cast ballots not to affili-i^ 0 ^ a l^po/^ry restraining • operated "under the guise of a 'ate with any union. Peoria-i 0 *^ funthur action to;sanitary landfill" an operation 'based Local 327 received no^ to ' bijsh a lam * f W in Sparta;which is offensive, obnoxious, ivotes. Township and a permanent in-junhcaJthy and a nuisance to ! Petitions to hoid the election^ unclion ,a S aini9t il « location atjncarby residents, 'the present mHi - j jlhat site. : site is three mites south of the Johnltails of the shooting because! they said it revolved around a! Hoi, Coif! Spols Robbins said they recommended tot the location of the ch lorina tor 'be eh an g ed and iihe water tower tank One Killed in Drug Shoot Out ing directly to -<he tower but wiil be changed to juunip from the pressure tank to the water mains. "They think 44lis is the big part of our problem," ho Board to Impose Contract Ceiling CHICAGO (UP!) - The Chicago Board of Trade today announced it will impose ceiling prices effective July 5 on four commodities futures contracts as required by the federal Cost of Living Council. The affected commodities are crude soybean oil with a ceiling of 19.7 cents per pound; .soybean meal at $426 per ton; plywood $131 per thousand square feet and stud lumber, $135.00 per thousand board feet. continuing investigation of drug! NEW YORK (UPI) traffic here. I highest temperature Thursday by the said three men City poii night gunfight which broke out were ^itmg in a house, in- when IBI agents, oounty and reported National The Knox County Board m a\^y on land leased from Bur- May meeting voted to take an^Wton Northern Jlaiiraad. ''h e (option on land owned by Floyd; The suit also contonds that ve- Weather Hawaii city authorities were making a i dudm S °raham, and were ne-i^""™ drug investigation. ~ ' ~ r Authorities would give few de- Service, excluding and Alaska, at Grant east of Wata-ga for ex-jhicular traffic gemrated by a ploination as a landfill site. We arc trying to relocate the clorinaitor today and the tank will be flushed tomorrow," Kobbira said. The EPA tfaid water should be boiled uro'jil 'further notice. Jtobbins .said a n o t it e r LEAHY Ilarnflfill site would be a health The suit contends that the vil--anri safety hazard to Wataga was 118 lag» reasonably expels to ex and would cause maintenance sample will be sent U) Spring-_ r , - l'arker, Ariz.'tend i: s corporate limits east-expense, gotiatmg with two IBI agents on 'Today's low was 38 degrees at; ward by orderly moans and an- an attempted drug sale. jltcdmond, Ore. nexa'iion. The suit states thai;for July 6 at J:30 p.m. field next Monday or Tuesday. A hearina into the case is set HEAD THE WANT ADS! ELECTRICAL SERVICE COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL INDUSTRIAL PHONE 343-2050 Emergency Service Jim Leahy! Owner )

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