Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 9, 1971 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, January 9, 1971
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Pittsburgh strikes mild Alton Evening Telegraph Saturday, January 9,1971 A-5 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Residents are without daily newspapers, their children •re shut out of schools and their garbage cans are overflowing. But, aided by expanded television news coverage, cold weather and private hauling firms, most of the 600,000 residents seem to be overcoming problems brought by three major strikes in the city. "I don't care if they never go back to work," said a city mailman. "I get my news off television and radio." "None of the strikes have bothered me," added a delivery boy. "But I do miss the comics." Local television stations, in an effort to fill the void, have expanded their news coverage. One local announcer reads the comics on the 6 p.m. news, with the cartoons supplied by the strikebound Pittsburgh Press. Another station has a woman reporter read syndicated advice columns such as Ann Landers. The school strike has provided an extended Christmas vacation for 73,000 city pupils, but most children don't seem too unhappy. "It really doesn't matter to me if we stay out or not," said Tony May, 16, a sophomore. "We're going to have to make it up anyway at the end of the year." The six-day-old strike by the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers caused another problem in at least one household. "We don't talk about it around here," said an elementary teacher who is staying out of the classroom. She explained that her husband, also a PFT member, feels the strike is illegal and has been crossing the picket lines. The public has not been greatly affected by the nonuniformed city employes' walkout. Although some 1,500, nearly half of the work force, are off the job, most are truck drivers, electricians and New scions should be seen: Powell By JANET STAIHAR Associated Press Writer I WASHINGTON (AP) - ' Freshman congressmen should be seen and not heard, says an un obtrusive newcomer, Hep. Walter E. Powell, R-Ohio. He plans to follow the usual backbencher's rule of getting along by going along with his seniors. "I know enough that I shouldn't come here with a briefcase full of bills to introduce," Powell said as he watched aides decorate his new office with potted vines. "I spent 10 years in the Ohio legislature." Powell's philosophy probably won't command the headlines enjoyed by, say, Rep. Shirley Chisholm, D- N.Y., who speaks out loudly and often and as a freshman two years ago found herself assigned for a while to a forestry subcommittee. There aren't many trees in her Brooklyn district. Powell's plan is to keep a low profile. He believes the seniority system should be revamped, but he's willing to gather enough rank, slowly, to qualify for important committees. "I don't think it's wise to start spinning my wheels to produce major pieces of legislation. I'm going to concentrate on the issues which will be brought up by the senior members of Congress. Powell, a 39-year-old former school teacher who wears a longish crew cut, said he has requested to be placed on the House Appropriations Committee, usually reserved for more senior members. His interest stems from his years as vice chairman of the Senate Finance Committee in Ohio. Powell said he would be happy if he were selected for either the House Government Operations Committee or the Science and Astronautics Committee. Powell's Dayton district Is heavily dependent on industry. Because he feels the supersonic transport would help business nationwide and at the same time not create excessive air pollution, he supports legislation to build an SST fleet. laborers who supply service to the city buildings. Union leaders have ordered a handful of the men back to work to ensure elevator service, heat and light for tity faculties. The walkout has delayed street maintenance, but leaders have indicated they would ask skeleton crews to return in case of a snow storm or other emergency. The Allegheny County Health Department says garbage is accumulating at a rate of 500 tons per day, but cold weather has kept down the health hazard. Private disposal companies will make collections over the weekend at hospitals, schools and some housing projects*. Collectors have refused to cross picket lines set up by teamsters, plumbers and some craft union members at the city incinerator and the weekly garbage pickups have been delayed. FINE UPHOLSTERY * EXPERT WORKMANSHIP * ESTIMATES * QUALITY FABRICS ALTON SEAT COVER & UPHOLSTERY Broadway at Henry 462-4561 FREE PRESCRIPTION DELIVERY MONTICELLO PLAZA EASTGATE DRUG STORES MOM. THROUGH SAT. CLOSED SUNDAY All these fantastic buys prove it. Our fantastic sheet sale. It happens every January. Don't be caught napping. Nation-wide® white muslin cotton muslin, 133 count* Twin 72x108" flat or tf 43 Sanforized® Elasta-fit N 1 bottom Reg. 1.99 rlow •• Full 81x108' flat or Sanforized Elasta-fit bottom Reg. ?2.29, Now 1.68 Pillow cases 42x36". Reg. 2 for 1.09 Now 2 for 85c *bleached and finished Penn-Prest percale print 50% combed cottqn/50% polyester Foundation Save 15% to sale. 25%. M " ow Twin 72x104" flat or XI 18 Elasta-fit bottom. Reg. 4.99 Full 81x104" flat or Elasta-fil bottom. Reg. 5.99 Now 5.18 Pillow cases 42x36". Reg. 2 for 3.59 Now 2 for 3.18 77 Penn-Prest white muslin 50% cotton/50% polyester Twin 72x104" , flat or , Elasta-fit bottom. u • Reg. 2.39 Wow * Full 81x104" flat or Elasta-fit bottom. Reg. 2.99 Now 2.27 Pillow cases 42x36". Reg. 2 for 1.69 Now 2 for 1.37 2-5 Penn-Prest muslin fashion colors, prints or stripes 50% cotton/50% polyester Twin 72x104" flat or Elasta-fit bottom. M Reg. 2.99 NOW Full 81x104" flat or Elasta-fit bottom. Reg. 3.99 Now 2/$7 Pillow cases 42x36". Reg. 2 for 2.39 Now 2 for 2.00 Penn-Prest white percale 50% combed cotton/50% polyester Twin 72x104" flat or j% 37 Elasta-fit bottom. Reg. 2.99 Full 81x104" flat or Elasta-fit bottom. Reg. 3.99 Now 3.37 Pillow cases 42x36". Reg. 2 for 1.99 Now 2 for 1.C7 Sale prices effective through Saturday. Thermal blanket Polyester /rayoji means lightweight warmth, long wear. 'Supernap' finis;h prevents pilling. Machine washable. 72x90". See Penneys Catalog for hard- to-fit sizes from twin to extra- long in new, exciting colors and patterns. Reg. $4. 32-36A 32-4013, 32-42C, 34-42D, . $5. now Reg. $3. 321-36A; 32-38B, C. Reg. $8. Sizes S-M-L-XL $ 6 Reg. $7. Sizes '. S-M-L-XL, Value. Sayelle yarn to knit or crochet scarves, caps, ponr ios, Machine washable. Polyester Filled Bed Pillows Sturdy Cotton Ticking with Cord Edge. 2/ $ 5 Value. Fashion Corner fabrics of rayon/ cotton broadcloth. Penn-Prest! 35/36". Sportswear fabrics! Sollda, prints. Cotton, polyester/ cotton, rayon/flax.. ^ Polyester double knits In short lengths. 58/60". cnmnfft Charge it at Penneys Eoit Alton, III. Open Monday thru Saturday 10 am to 9 pm Sunday 12-.30 to 5-.30 pm

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