The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 6, 1971 · Page 14
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The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah · Page 14

Ogden, Utah
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Wednesday, October 6, 1971
Page 14
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2B Ogden Standard-Examiner, Wednesday, October 6, 1971 S. Ogden Hears Halloween Party Plans SOUTH OGDEN — A big Halloween party at 'South. Junior High gymnasium for children 12 years old and younger may be one answer in keeping small fry off city streets Oct. 30, Roger Corbridge of 'the South Ogden Jaycees told the City Council Tuesday. He spoke of his concern over increasing perils youngsters face in trick or treat ventures Halloween. He urged fte City Council to help sponsor the party and pay some of the expense, the amount as yet not figured. The concept is endorsed, he said, by School Principal Vernell A. Bench, the police department, LDS stake presidents and bishops, the junior high PTA, local Kiwanis and Lions clubs. The clubs would provide manpower to assist at the party and dean up the gymnasium, Mr. Corbridge said. He read newspaper clippings of stories reporting small children were subjected to unkind acts as they solicited door-to- door Halloween for candy and other goodies. They are also potential victims of traffic, he added. If each organization and the city helps out by sponsoring the party, the children would be better off in a supervised place, Mr. Corbridge said- The night's program would include movies and cartoons furnished by the Country Club Theater, a carnival booth, fishing pond, candy gifts and a spook alley for those in costumes. "You might get a larger crowd than you anticipate," said Mayor Harvey R. Hegstrom. Jaycee Ken Ahren said the party could not be limited to South Ogden children only. Councilman Rulan D. ;Wardle said parents would "wing their children to the schoo'.and help with the supervision. *The mayor commended the Jaycees for their "forward look" and suggested the event be tried one year but he said the Jaycees should determine what city involvement is needed in dollars and manpower. Councilman Thair Blackburn disagreed ; . with the party idea, contending that parents now put money out for their children and "I'd rather not have them regimented in any way." DRUG EXHIBIT AT HOME SHOW A drugs and narcotics mobile exhibit, unveiled last • •-week"at the Municipal building, will be on display at the Parade of Home s at- 5600 S. Harrison, through Sunday. The mobile exhibit, sponsored by the International Footprint Association, Ogden Chapter 27, the Ogden Police Department and Weber County Sheriff's Office,'will be open from -5 p.m.. through 11 p.m. on .weekdays and 1 through 10 p.m. on the weekend. The exhibit is designed to •inform the public about the present drug problem. Two •officers will be on hand to •answer questions. • President tof U.S. Workers Local Assails Delay in Pay Increases The .president, of;; an 18,000-voted Monday against tile member union: of :Hill'Air Force Base .;w6rkers ; said" tiday he is looking to the Senate to overturn a House vote of ;207-174 that supported President : Nixon's request to postpone federal pay incr eases. Charles W. Carter, president of Local 1592, American Federation of Government has termed the recommendation Employes, President's 'unfair."COMMENDS MCKAY Mr. Carter commended Rep. • K. Gunn McKay, D-Utah, who President's recommendation as contained in House Resolution 596. Sen. Frank E. Moss, D-Utah, is cosponsor of a Senate bill which .would allow federal pay raises to be made "on schedule — as of Jan. 1 — in spite of the President's request The Senate is due to vote on the House resolution Thursday and if- it vetoes the bill the delay in pay raises wiE not take effect. On Aug. IS, President Nixon froze wages and prices in a nationwide move to stem in- 1 flation. He recommended action be delayed on proposed federal workers until July. '. Among those affected in Utah are 46,000 federal employes, Mr. Carter said. TO CONGRESSMEN In a letter to Utah congressmen, Mr. Carter wrote, "I wish to express the opinions and objections of our people to Richard Nixon's imposing a penalty on the federal worker while the rest of the private sector is permitted unlimited freedom in regards to pay raises." Incredible buys? You bet! During Penney Days great isn't good enough. 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