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Galesbur State Plan* To Switch To 'Flat Grant' CHICAGO (DPI) - filtiwis welfife officials Monday gmHinNd plant to iwtteh to • simpler flat pint iy»ttm of weMaw payimnts, similar to the controversial one enacted la* year fcr CaHtonta Gov. Ronrtd Reagan. , Joel Edelman,director 61 the attte Dtprtm^tfrtfc lie Aid and state Sen. Donald Moore, R-MidJothianjtoM a news conference the system could be in effect by Jin. l. EDELMAN AND BOORE said the overhaul involved switching from the present system, which uses about M categories to determine the assistance level in each May Get 1 11« hetti to a new system which reduces the categories to nine or 10 and; also eliminates many of the special allowances now granted. They said the new system would apply initially to the 200,000 cases in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (ADC) program. Edelman and Moore, chairman of the Legislative Advisory Committee on Public Assistance, said it would eliminate 10,000 ineligible ADC cases. They said it would mean less payments or payments at the same level in 60,000 ADC cases, but increases in payments to the remaining 120,000 cases. The state's total ADC budget would remain the same. CALIFORNIA HAS BEEN able to give a 27 per cent increase in payments to recipients with no other incomes W and has saved a projected $1 billion in welfare payments 1 since the switch to flat grants combined with a crackdown on cheaters. Moore said Gov. Daniel Walker has indicated he will sign' legislation allowing the state to make the change. Walker recently announced a computer program to crack down on welfare cheaters in Illinois. By C. W. ORR United Ptm International Patrons at mm steak houses may get a surprise when they jajgHm ^l flAui 4MalAa *a %4 nn WK menu. Howard Barkett, owner of three Wrangler Steak Houses in Wtemta, Kan., said Monday he could not get any beef, even lower grade cut "I have been on the phone three hours this morning and five hour* Friday and there is just no meat to be bought," Barkett said. "I guess we 'll have to start making apaghet-, markets, said it was rationing ti." Don Herl, manager of the Mr. Steak Restaurant in Independence, Mo., added a "Nixon special" to his menu*-* grilled cheese sandwich and a bowl of soup. "If you can't laugh at a hard situation such as this, it is time to get out of this type of business," Herl said. Richmond Food Stores in man said. ''We're only getting'Council's price ceilings. The 40 or 60 per cent of what we Pacific Coast Meat Jobbers usually get." Association had charged the He added that other prices j council violated congressional Monday sales, but it expected were "skyrocketing." to have shipments for the rest The president Of a, meatcut beef in proportion to what the stores usually get. The cornpa* ny said no beef was shipped for The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation dropped a plan to curtail farming activities 'at em Washington state Alaska said they had no backup on beef, but planned no rationing. "We might keep Virginia, which sells beef to its three or four hundred head on own stores as well as> other backup ordinarily," a spokes- edicts by not holding bearings before ruling that beef alone!state institutions. Dr. Kenneth ters local in Baltimore said if would continue under a freeze. JGaver, head of the department, the beef price freeze is not soon Robert Loumfoerry, agricul-| S3id he <n d no t know if farm- The Safeway stores in west- 1 lifted, about half the union's lure secretary of Iowa, said the A u a „t,~ h* U;A off «* \JLA «r ««HI« «M produced - food would be cnea- of the week Na Rationing Planned and ,6,000 members may be laid off number of head of cattle sold at in the next few weeks. Iowa markets last but at least it would be Federal Court Judge Robert j dropped by F. Peckbom in San Francisco 75.000 head 43,000. week P®" said available. The farming halt had against Worldwide 4 Raw Fiber reshad* wsPriceHike in CI Lawmaker's Ethics Trial Delayed NEW YORK (UPI) - The States, Russia, Turkey, Egypt, textile industry, mom accus- Iran and India, is another tomed to surplus problems, is factor, plagued this year by a global shortage of new fibers, natural and man-made. That almost certainly means higher clothing prices everywhere. They have been high in the United States for months Same Villain SPRINGFIELD (UPI) - The ethics trial of state Rep. William D. Cox has been postponed until Sept. 26, U.S. Attorney Donald B. MacKay's office said Monday. Cox, a Charleston Republican, was scheduled to go on trial July 16 on charges of income tax evasion, mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud. Cox pleaded innocent to the 18 count federal grand jury indictment last April 4. The charges stem from accusations that Cox authorized state payment of $17,400 to a Charleston secretary for cleri- now and have been prevented from going higher in recent months only by garment price!resin, In the synthetic fiber industry, the villain is the same that has created the gasoline shortage. Demand for oil has created a price squeeze and forced reduction in the output ctf ethylene glycol, the prime material for He were sold for | been ordered in the belief that denied a preliminary injunction[slaughter, compared withibetter methods of therapy could the Cost of Living 118,000 the week before. 5 be found. On the Chicago Board of A consumers' group, "Food Trade, wheat hit an all-time Action Campaign," announced high. A bushel, for delivery a nationwide effort to ctemand next month, closed at $4.04. Itjthat the government break.tin food conglomerates. Del Corp., the world's the price had gone above $4. i biggest fruit and vegetable Stamp Users Prohibited jcanner, was singled out and asked to Sh rtage th ing was the first time in the Board:big c( Trade's 150-year hisotry thatlMon!e ..it. .» . . , . A spokesman-for the Wrigley ago to as high as 53 cent* onident of textile, marketing for supermarkets in Michigan said ftrtures contracts and manyjCelanese Corp., told Unitedly stamp llsers may not be Press International he believes mills have paid 42 cents a pound for spot cotton in recent weeks. Bad Weather Floods and storms last spring cut estimates for this year's U.S. cotton crop by at least 6 per cent Japan is estimated by the woven fabric supply situation will remain tight at least through the first half of 1974 and possibly for all next year. able to use the stamps to buy some meat. The meat shortage has forced some groceries to buy beef from Canada, Federal law prohibits use of the stamps for imnorted nroducts. the No Change for imported products, A spokesman for the Top Co. Wrigley spokesman said, in Boston said there can be no change in the tight wool market sympathizers were show support by mailing Del Monte labels to the group. A Del Monte spokesman said Del Monte profits compare poorl y w ith 'th e a verage fo r manufacturing corporations and that canned food prices have been "remarkably stable for the past two years." raw brokers in Memphis, the most polyester important U.S. cotton market, until the Australian and New the chief ingredient into have ordered up to one Zealand spring clip starts in C controls in successive phases of important synthetic fibers. {million bates out of a crop that!two months—and he said it is Prisoner Brings I Concert Mats efliirr Don u cat services she never per- Nixon economic policies introduced in 1971. Late in July the administration modified rules to ease the price squeeze on fabric and gammenit manufac- formed and that she returned I turers. $15,600 of the money to Cox. Cox, who is free on $5,000 bond, has been excused from, . _ , . _ t ,. ... „ , „ _ . purchases by Japan and China his duties as House majority LMZTX* K^h n*A whip pending the outcome of the trial. In the United Staltes, cotton, I could wool and other raw agricultural:short materials have not been subject to the Nixon price controls but garments have. This has squeezed yarn and Shortages in natural fibers, of fabric producers and ultimately are mainly in cotton;the garment industry. Itej bales wholesale textile orice index be nearly of last two million harvest. year s Japan also bought heavily last nest possible to predict whether wool harvest there will be large enough to ease prices. Th e of Australian and New OROVILLE. Calif. Richard the E. Fikc, down ceiling Justice Court (UPI) 33, brought Orovillc course, and wool. A spectacular rise in climbed 10.8 price points between •and March this in year. price ot Australian and wewi Justice court Monday China which had been out of j Zealand wool jumped 78.6 cents awaiting arraignment on the U.S. market for years, is to $2.05 a pound in the last cropbery charges, expected to buy 1.6 million year. Daily News Record. while rob- this after year 350,000 bales lasit year. buying is a prime factor in both. Bad (March, 1972, weather in principal cotton-,year and has risen since. growing countries, the United! Cotton prices ha/ve spurted|will put export controls on U.S. Authorities said Fike. of San the |Luis Obispo, accused of a iflMi United /'bible" of the men's clothingjliquoi the industry, said there Were Mistake MOSCOW (UPI) - Composer Dimitri Shostakovich believes a New York experiment to replace concert hall scats with mats was a mistake. On a recent visit to the States, Shostakovich Brokers in Liverpoool, the,industry, said there is new confined in a holding cell when^p^t biggest cotton market, say they {interest in reprocessed wool in, he apparently tried io pry a 1 the garment industry because!hole in the ceiling and escape. of the high price of virgin woolj But a loud bang was heard in istaU seats amoved and mats fesr the Nixon administration store robbery, waslattended *hc Carnegie Hall conducted by Pierre •oulez. Boulez httd the front -jfrom 36% cents a pound for 1 l-[ cotton. If" that happens, the|but the U.S. capacity forjtha adjacent courtroom, Depu- through' reprocessing wool is smaH.jlios found Fike on the floor of Wool reprocessors in Italy, the th? holding cell, svith half the 16-inch middling staple a year world price "will go the roof." they say. Decatur Man Is Held for Robbery EAST ALTON, 111. (UPI) Larry D. Spears, 32, Decatur, According to the New York office of the American Textile Manufacturers Institute of principal foreign source, reported to be oversold months ahead. an!; ceiling for around him. CelancsiD isn't Charlotte, N.C., the Japanese are believed to have virtually company predicting a cornered the global wool supply of man-made was charged with federal bank I supply. ; because of increased The textile trad? press and and the the only tight fibers Deputies praise, said even if he had not fallen, I government put in for the young audience to squat or He on. 'The conducting was above ' Shostakovich told the Fikc would not have been able to cut a reinforced steel network in the roof of the cell. Additional newspaper Izves- tia. 11 But to be frank the removal of the stalls aroused my protest. This is why: enarges ot at-! "Among us, going to a demand!tempted escape and destruction concert is .always a festive tight ethylene glycol!of public property were lodged!occasion. Suah a routine, pro-'situation. !against Fikc. i weekday aittitude toward seri- robbery Monday in the $2,000 holdup of the Illinois State Bank of East Alton, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The FBI said Spears, carrying a revolver, told a teller, to place money in a bag. Spears fled with the money and the teller notified the bank security guard, who followed Spears into the parking lot, where an exchange of gunfire took place. The guard wounded Spears in the knee. Spears was arretted and the money was recovered.' big chemical during companies materials raw materials for 1 Sipokesmen for Allied Chemi- polyester fabrics—dacron is cal, Monsanto, DuPont, PPG perhaps the best known-^have; Industries, Union Carbide, Ho- said for weeks that thejechst Fibers, Inc., Rohm & production situation is tight. Haas and Hercules, Inc., have John A. Fennie, vice-presi- expressed similar views. Russian medical scient i s t s linked sunspots and flu epidemics, while a Soviet agronomist detected a relationship between the spots and poor crops. weekday aittitude ous music in my opinion only instills in people's minds a familiar and neglectful attitude about the music." READ THE WANT ADS! Legal Question OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT MAY SERVE AS EXECUTOR Q. When we had our will drawn up about four years ago we were told that we could not name our daughter as executor because she lives outside of Illinois. Now, I understand this law has been changed so that our daughter can serve as executor. Is this true? A. Yes. The law was changed effective October 1969, so that an out-of-state resident who otherwise meets the qualifications may serve as executor of an Illinois resident's will. However, the law also requires that a resident of this state must be designated to serve as the executor's agent to receive notices and service of process. 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