Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 11, 1972 · Page 7
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September 11, 1972

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

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Status of legislation in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) Status of major legislation In the 1972 session of Congress: Action Completed $21.3 -Billion aid to education. Political campaign spending reform. Equal Employment opportunities. Constitutional amendment on equal rights for women, submitted to states for ratification. Dollar devaluation. Rural development. Passed House or sharing, Alton Evening Telegraph Monday, Sept. 11, 1972 McGOVERN TAX PROPOSALS •KM w ui mi CINE rim IttK lit Ntl IUKIUK mutt WAI $21 WHIM Trouble in McGovern camp Senate passed Revenue House. Welfare reform, passed House. Busing curbs, passed House. Minimum wage increase, awaiting compromise. Water-pollution control, awaiting compromise. Foreign aid. Senate's bill killed but House passed. Bill In Committee National health program. Executive branch reorganization. Automobile insurance regulation. Constitutional amendment to ban busing. Bloodmobile will visit Westerner The Red Cross bloodmobile will be parked at the Olin Work's Westerner Club Lodge in East Alton on Sept 13-19 sponsored by the Westerner Club. Blood will be drawn on Wednesday from noon to 5:45 p.m.; on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.; on Friday from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m; on Monday Sept. 18 from noon to 5:45 p.m.; and on Tuesday Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. This visit is open to the public. McGovern's tax plan Chart shows the projected tax revenues and expenditures under the new tax proposals presented by Sen. George McGovern. These are the figures McGovern projects by 1975. (AP Wirephoto) Israel rejects Lansky's appeal JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Supreme Court rejected an appeal by American gambling czar Meyer Lansky for Israeli citizenship today. The court's ruling cleared the way for the 71-year-old underworld magnate's expulsion from the country in which he sought refuge more than two years ago. He is under indictment in Florida and Ne ( w York for illegally receving gambling profits and failing to pay taxes on them. State Atty. Gabriel Bach told the court last spring that if the government expelled Lansky, it would give him a travel permit to go to any country he chose. He said there was no intention of turning him over to the United States since Washington has not requested his extradition. However, the U.S. State Department has confiscated Lansky's passport, and the court's refusal to grant him Israeli citizenship leaves him virtually stateless unless he returns to America. Lansky claimed Israeli citizenship because he is a Jew and the "law or return" offers citizenship to almost all Jews who come to the Jewish homeland. The Interior Ministry denied his application on the grounds that he had a criminal past and would endanger the public welfare. Lansky's lawyer contended that the government's f'n'm of a criminal past was based on "rumor and gossip," and that he had no record of criminal conviction. By WALTER R. MEARS WASHINGTON (AP) - WWen political campaign organizations are functioning smoothly, they don't sh^.w. And Sen. George McGovern s has been showing. That is why the McGovarn headquarters is drawing so much attention, despite fne insistence of the Democratic presidential nominee and his lieutenants that matters of staff and organization don't interest the voters. His has been a troubled command post since shortly after he won the nomination. McGovern himself once reprimanded his staff, and announced that he had diTe so, because an unidentified aide asserted that campnic" Chairman Lawrence F O'Brien would be only a figurehead with no re.il responsibilities. McGovern said organizational problems are of little interest to anyone but political writers, "For months they talked about how brilliant our organisation was ...," he said. "Now they're saying how clumsy wo are " In the days of his uphill climb thrown Ihe presidentk;i primaries to the nomination, McGovorn's organization did perform brilliantly. It a is.) performed quietly. That has not been the case •of late. Disputes within the McGovern political shop have- been breaking out in public O'Brien himself himed he niteht quit as campaign chairman unless something was done to Improve what he considered poor coordination, communication and control. He has since pronounced himself satisfied with the organization and theme of the campaign, But soon after that problem was resolved, Hep. Frnnk Thompson of New Jersey resigned as director of the campaign voter-registration drive af'.er a dispute with campaign Manager Gary Hart over con- tro' and finances. Thon came the case of Gordon Weil, executive assistant to McGovern and executive director of the campaign, w'io left the headquarters one day after giving the impression h« would not be back, refused to confirm or deny reports he was quitting, and announced a day later that he was staying. "Speculation about internal campaign matters is of n* importance to the voter, nor should it be," Weil said. But a presidential campaign is part of the process that shapes not only elections, but administrations. The men around a candidate during his campaign are, presumably, men who would play key roles in his administration. One top McGovern aide acknowledged there Is tension within the organization, atxl sensitivity on the part of early McGovern men as Democratic politicians wno earlier had sided with other candidates move into the campaign. There is nothing unusual about that; it is a strain that affect any national campaign. What is unusual is the amount of open controversy !t has generated. 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So if you're nervous about taking the state written exam, here's good news. You can purchase your own "self-scoring" test papers, complete with questions, answers nnd road signs you should know for that important examination day. This method has helped thousands pass. Mail $6 plus 75 cents handling. (Check or money order) to AA-AA School of Safe Driving, 6304 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, 111. 60646, Dept. 7000S. SHOP THE STORES WHERE YOU RATE MORE SHOP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TOM-BOY IT PAYS TO GET THE TOM-BOY HABIT! CHECK OUR WEDNESDAY AM (Copyright 1972 AA-AA School of Safe Driving, Inc. All Rights Reserved) ANNOUNCES Watch for the Telegraph's 1972 FOOTBALL PREVIEW BURLINGTON HOUSE P CARPETS MADE OF MONSANTO ACRILAN PLUS FIBER C FIVE-FOR-FOUR THE NEW EXCELLENCE IN • • CARPET FIBER BY Monsanto Tuesday, Sept, 12 Contains stories about Telegraph area high schools, let* termen, top prospects, plus Illinois Valley, Mississippi Valley and Southwestern Conference teams. Also—schedules for high school, college and professional teams. Read the 1972 FOOTBALL PREVIEW for TOTAL Football Coverage Tuesday in the Telegraph — THREE POPULAR CARPET DESIGNS 1. "TRULY TOP'". 2. "REALLYRIGHT"! 3. "ENDORSEMENT"! 1828 VAUGHN ROAD Acroii From Sov-Mart WOOD RIVER DIAL 259-0460 LOOK HOW MUCH YOU SAVE! BUY 20 YDS PAY FOR 16 BUY 30 YDS PAY FOR 24 BUY40YDS PAYFOR32 BUY 73 YDS PAY FOR 60 BUY 100 YDS PAY FOR 80 BRING YOUR ROOM SIZES STORE HOURS: Open Mon.-Wed.-FH. 9 a.m. to 9i30 p.m. Tu*».-Thur». 9 to $ lot. 9 to 4 p.m, Bring your room sizes. Convenient terms, take up to 3 years to pay. Store your carpet up to fix months at no charge. \

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