Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on June 30, 1993 · Page 9
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-THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL- WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1993 — 9 McClendon Busines Co*ttn*«d fH>m Page 8 to Irvine. Turner brings 10 years of sales and communications experience with him to his position as sales manager for United States Cellular. The company's offices in Northem California are located at 3144 Broadway, Victoria Place in Eureka and 533 S. State St. in Ukiah. Forfrw Uklahan named to national association .Daryl P. McClendon (Suburban Propane and Petrolane, Whlppany, NJ.)* • former Ukiah resident, was elected vice president of the National Propane Gas Association during the association's annual meeting May 24 irt Las Vegas. The National Propane Gas Association is the national trade association of the propane industry, which represents approximately 3,600 companies including producers, wholesalers, transporters and retailers of propane gas and associated equipment and appliances. McClendon, a 1960 graduate of Ukiah High School, graduated from San Jose City College with a degree in business administration. He also studied at. the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Maryland, and served in the Army Reserve from 1964 to 1970. McClendon's mother, Lucille McClendon, and his daughter and son, Lisa McCoy and Sean McClendon, live in Ukiah. FUtondocIno Brewing releases The Eye The Mendocino Brewing Company has released its Eye of the Hawk Select Ale. The Eye, as it is known, is brewed three times a year: for the Fourth of July party, the anniversary celebration on the second weekend of August and for Qctoberfest. : • Pale, and caramel malted barley are combined to produce a 165 percent sugar malt extract, which is blended in the ketde with several exotic hop. varieties to produce an amha^fiiUTbo^ediftk similar tin color to>thB>torewery?s<wellTki» won out Ol year-round, full-time executive, administrative, and managerial workers with earnings by Industry and 1991 annual earnings Less than $25,000 $75,000 or more Total Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries Mining Construction Manufacturing-durable Manufacturing-nondurable Transportation, communication, and public utilities Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, Insurance, and real estate Business and repair services Personal services Professional and related services 28.2% 34.0% 4.7% 22.8% 13.0% 19.5% 17.2% 29.6% 55.1% 30.3% 30.8% 51.4% 45.5% 28.0% 21J% 10.4% 14.0% 26.2% 10.5%17.3% 16.2% 11.3% 9.9% 5.7% 12.0% 10.4% 3.7% 4.7% 8.8% 4.4% Worried about inflation? Taxes may be cause for more concern Just over 10 percent of most executives, administrators and managers make more than $75,000 per year. However, over one-fourth of all managers in the mining industry pull in annual wages in excess of $75,000. Clinton pitches health plan to small business owners WASHINGTON (AP) — President Clinton pitched his healthcare reform plan to skeptical small business owners Tuesday and said that while employers will have to help foot the bill, his plan won't be as tough as many of them fear. "Everybody's bills will be lower over the long run if everyone makes a fair contribution," Clinton told members of the National Federation of Independent Business. The group, most of whose members are small businesses, has been sharply critical of some of the president's likely health reforms, especially any move to require that all employers provide insurance for their workers. Clinton's advisers say the plan is likely to impose either a payroll tax or a flat, per-person charge on employers — or some mix of the two — to help finance workers' health coverage. The plan, once scheduled to come out in May, now is expected to be released in September. In his speech to the federation, .. MBC Masterbrewer Don Barkley notes, "Since 1984, when we |irst began brewing the Eye, we have tried to produce a strong ale that is full-bodied and full-flavored and yet subtle, with a well- balanced flavor profile like a fine wine." pet Journal Classifieds R. Eric McAllister, D.Phil., M.D. 230-A Hospital Drive, Ukiah (707)-462-0500 FAMILY & GENERAL MEDICINE Medical and Minor Surgical Care Medical Evaluation and Treatment Ongoing Care Office Surgical Procedures Pap Tests and Other Screening Referrals for Specialty Care As Appropriate Member, Medical Staff of Ukiah Valley Medical Center Participating Provider: Blue Shield. Foundation, & Medicare Office Hours Every Weekday Early Morning, Lunch-hour, and Evening Appointments are offered on various days. It's Just loo Darn Hot To Sell Stoves But Here Goes! '• 15 to 20% OFF All Stoves in Stock Including Vermont Castings SALE PNDS JULY 10,1993 Closed 7/4 & 7/5 feNDOCINO OWER OMPANY Woodstoves * Spas Awnimgs • Energy Systems 3QQ1 South SUto Street UkUh Clinton sought to reassure small businesses about the likely impact of his plan while flatly stating that employers will have to pay something for their workers' health coverage. One employer, Melinda Layf ield of Layfield Drafting Services in Florence, S.C., told Clinton, "The business is out there for me to expand. However, mandated health care and the present uncertainty has caused me not to hire more people." Clinton responded, "First of all, I think you ought to wait and see what we come out with. I think that most people believe that this plan will be much tougher on small businesses than I believe it will be." But Clinton said that all workers and their employers should have to pay something for health coverage. Clinton got a polite but skeptical reception from the federation, which is organizing a letter-writing campaign among its 600,000 members against employer mandates for health coverage. By JOHN CUNNIFF The Associated Press There is an inflation that does not go by that name but which pinches and stresses household budgets in the same way as price increases. It is called taxes. Taxes — local, state, federal — have inflated nearly 400 percent since 1960 (that's after discounting for the better-known price inflation), jumping from a total of $675 billion in the earlier year to $2.5 trillion. Averaged out, says economist Stephen Moore, it means government spending per household has risen from $12,790 in 1960 to more than $23,000 today. Delving into the past and using the same measuring stick — that is, dollars of comparable value — reveals that in 1930 federal, state and local government expenditures amounted to only $99 billion, and in 1900 to only $26 billion. Those figures are now likely to rise even more, since the Senate and House have passed separate tax increase measures which somehow seem destined to be merged into an agreement that will get President Clinton's signature. Oddly, while the Senate and House were busy with their business, some of the economic community was worried more about the sort of inflation that is better known, that kind reflected in producer and consumer prices. Their worries were overdone, because the official rates for the past 12 months through May came in at just 2 percent for the Producer Price Index and 3.2 percent for the Consumer Price Index, both less than anticipated. To some extent, the explanation for the concern is that financial people are accustomed to measuring price inflation, the great destroyer of economies in the past. Their work is made easier by those measuring sticks. Since 1920, the Consumer Price Index has grown at a compound annual rate of about 3.1 percent, but it has been subject to great extremes, rising 18.2 percent in 1946, and declining 10.3 percent in 1932. The worst 10-year period was in the years 1973 through 1982, when the CPI rose 8.7 percent a year for a total of 130 percent. Those were terrible years — nightmare years —for people with savings or living on fixed incomes. For some members of the taxpaying community, many of whom feel as great a level of financial insecurity as did savers in the 1970s, so is a 400 percent increase in taxes over a 30-year period. The threat of price inflation is almost always known because it is measured each and every month and eagerly awaited by the media. The measurements, the CPI and PPI among them, are well known to most people. No such popular, sharply delineated index measures the ascent or descent of taxes. Instead, popular judgments often are made on the basis of political rhetoric, much of it discounted by listeners as polemical. There are less well-known indexes, such as those showing taxes per person aren't rising much in relation to growing population, but then one wonders what happened to the efficiencies of scale. Shouldn't the rate be falling? One compiler of price and tax statistics simply combines tax increases and price increases into one measurement. Sindlinger & Co. of Wallingford, Pa., compiles what it calls the Sindlinger Cost of Living Index. In the week ended June 17, for example, that index was up 9.07 percent from the same week a year earlier, nearly triple the CPI rate. Sindlinger includes local, state and federal taxes, and some insurance costs not in the CPI. ATTENTION ADVERTISERS The Ukiah Daily Journal office will be closed Monday, July 5th so our employees may enjoy the July 4th Holiday. As a result, the following EARLY DEADLINES will be in effect: Publication Date Monday, July 5 Tuesday, July 6 Wednesday, July 7 ON THE MARKET Friday, July 9 Display Advertising Deadline Wednesday, June 30 - 5 pm Thursday, July 1 -5 pm Friday, July 2 - Noon Friday, July 2 - Noon Classified Liner Deadline Friday, July 2 - 2 pm Friday, July 2 - 3 pm Tuesday, July 6 - 2 pm Ukiah Dativ "Journal 468-0123 Thank you for your cooperation. Have a safe, enjoyable July 4th Holiday. AND SAVE THRU I Our Best Flat House Paint 1240 —Save time and labor Easy application and outstanding coverage WALLCOVERING M O/ IN-STOCK '° Patterns & Off! 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