Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 9, 1973 · Page 22
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 22

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, July 9, 1973
Page 22
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„?£-<SoU»bgrg fttgltf r*Moil t (Sdl<aburQ, M6ndQV ,July 9, 1973 gate Scandal Bugs Bridgeport But Cost of Living er By AVRIL WESTMORELAND BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - In Fairfield County, Connecticut, the first topic of conversation end concern is Watergate. It's difficult here, in what is described as the richest county in the country, to get people to talk about anything else. Tenft tea Series Difficult, that is, until the topic turns to something thM affects the individual and, therefore, his family, property l- and pocketbook. prime concern are the riggg cost of living, mounting m$gt and food prices, sky- rrtf £eting rents, and rapidly rising gasoline rates attributed to the nation's fuel shortage. ONE OF THE state's congressmen, an outspoken advocate of the consumer, recently predicted the cost of eggs would climb to $1 a doien by fall, this in the midst of the never-before experienced 80 cents for a head of lettuce. This country is responding by having led the nation in a recent meat boycott, inundating the White House with letters FUNNY BUSINESS Bridgeport, Connecticut (population 1M.M2) Is situated on the north there of the long Island Sound and U re* { [Srdod as the Industrial ess- ttl of Its tUte. They city, which grew from an Indian village called PtauoMock, was established as a city, in 1S36. Avrtl Westmoreland Is a re* porter for the Bridgeport Post. ALL! CARRV IS .CREDIT CARDS/ J 22: of protest, and demanding the government institute wage price controls. This commuter - oriented segment of Connecticut is also deeply concerned and directly affected by the problems of the Penn Central Railroad, emphasized by recent rail accidents caused by insufficient personnel and inadequate equipment. Much of the area is sustained by income derived through employment in B^Row >o//fw Avon Citizens Group Asks Community Center Opinions AVON—Avon residents are being asked their opinions on the need for a community center here. Members of the Avon Improvement League said they have sought opinions from residents of all ages, Of 131 high school students questioned, 124 said they wpuld like a youth center to be part of the proposed community center. A league spokesman explained that tentative plans call for using the center for craft activities and card games during the day for senior citizens, and for basketball games, ping pong and other youth activities during the evening. "'The Avon Improvement League was previously known as the Avon Community Action Group for Environmental Quality. SEMI-ANNUAL SHOE CLEARANCE (ENDS THIS WEEK) For Everyone CANVAS SHOES $2°° Children! (Hove Been 10.99) Quality Leather Shoes 95c MENS WOMENS Sandals Shoes REG. To $12.99 $20 VALUES *f» 7 ..*4 76 $ 1 00 t. $ 5 00 WOMENS MENS House House Slippers Slippers $2°° $300 PURSES 50c - V DISCONTINUED PATTERNS Western Boots 25 off WAREHOUSE SHOE CENTER 120 E. MAIN ST. PH. 3430725 New York, to which the major source of transportation is the railroad. Government takeover and support is urged by many commuter groups, ALSO TAKING A huge toll on the residents of Fairfield County is the extensive drug traffic directed throughout the area from Nevv York City. Tighter restrictions are urged, as well as stricter punishment and prison confinement for narcotics pushers. In an area rich in natural resources and beauty, ecology is a household word, and envi* rcnmental groups daily cam-, paign against pollution-causing individuals and corporations, including those supporting airport expansions throughout the state. Here again, government control is urged to maintain a balanced ecological environment. The search for rights and\ privileges of women is spreading here, especially with the recent passage by the state General Assembly of the Equal Rights Amendment. Some individuals, however, fear that the legislation could have disastrous Consequences for women in the fftiM hostilities break out betwwn our country iflj snattwiv WITH THIS AMENDMENT, thty ttate, the lUtus* worn- en would become that of the foot soldier or seaman, with neither the right to privacy nor any unique physical char' aoteristic justifying different treatment of the sexes as members of the armed forces. , The President 's cutbacks of federal funds for programs to aid the por, infirm, and eld* erly are being protested by in* divkuals and agencies, fhey . call for retention of Uie funds, not only for the benefit of the direct recipients, but for those who gain employment through the programs. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) (NEXT: Denver, Colorado) The 9 Basic Winchester Positions. Try one on. Point Blank, Surprise Attack. Two to Tango. Surefire. The NlttyGritty. , V . >-mm: ^ WAV* i ™ Trust Me. The Bold Advance. Next? How you wear your Winchester has become the neatest new way to send messages since body language. And the message is coming through loud and clear. Winchester's slim, sexy shape says you know what pleasures all about. And the gleam in your eye says Winchester's taste delivers. Mild. Light. With a filtered smoothness and a come-hither aroma that tempts women to say, 'Til try anything once." And come back for more. So Winchester's not a cigarette. Not just another little cigar. It's a whole 'nother smoke. And how you wear your Winchester has suddenly become a whole 'nother way to send smoke signals. Try the 9 above. Then invent 9 more. Winchester. It's a whole nother smoke. 20 LITTLE CIGARS. ' mm* WINCHESTER 2 o c a CC / /

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