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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 2

Freeport, Illinois
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Monday, July 1, 1968
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Award New Sub Contracts; Cost Of Each Up $7 Million By BOB MORTON .marines in two contracts an- WASHINGTON (AP) — Thejnounccd simultaneously as the Navy has awarded identically priced contracts to two ship' yards for six new nuclear attack submarines, each costing about ; $7 million more than similar ;' subs built in recent years. While the prices of the con- ; tracts are the same-4107.4 million for three submarines from each company—the pacts have . significantly different terms. The Navy is at a loss to ex• plain exactly how the identical awards came about but said the different types of contracts would be "mutually beneficial" to both the government and the shipyards. Let Contracts Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., and General Dynamics Corp., were signed to build three Sturgeon class nuclear attack sub- Former Immigration And Naturalization Commissioner Dies ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Argyle R. Mackey Sr., 70, former commissioner of immigration and naturalization, died Saturday after a long illness. Mackey, who began in the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the early 1930s, served as its commissioner 1954. from 1951 until FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD Monday, July 1, 1968 Entered as second class matter at the Post Office of Freeport. Illinois. Published dally except Sunday by The FREEPORT JOURNAL-STAND-I ARD PUBLISHING COMPANY. 27 South State Avenue. Freeport. 111.. 61033. MAIL SUBSCRIPTION PRICES Mall subscription prices in Stephenson and adjoining counties per year $14.00, six months $7.25. three months $3.75, one month $1.40. Subscription rates In United States exclusive of Stephenson and adloin- Ing counties, three months $5.25, six months $10 25, year $2».00. If you fall to receive vour copy ot The Freeport Journal-Standard by 5:15 p.m., kindly call 232-1171 before 6:15 p.m., except Saturday call between 3:00 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. W« will contact your carrier and have Mm bring von a paper. wound up buying for thr fiscal year ending Sunday at midnight. Although it wasn't specified ir the June 25 anouncement, p. spokesman said the contract to Ingals of Pascagoula. Miss., was a 'fixed price incentive' award while General Dynamics of Groton, Conn., received merely a letter contract. This meant, he said, that Tn- galls' margin of profit will be higher if it completes the three submarines for $107.4 milion or less, than if it exceeds that price. In the case of General Dynamics, however, the letter contract implies that the $107.4 million is not a fixed cost; rather, "the hope is that we can negotiate a lower price later," the spokesman said. 'Mutually Beneficial' The reason given for the difference was only that "in the course of negotiations it was found to be mutually beneficial to both the government and the companies," he said. The spokesman said he could not disclose the maximum margins of profits which might be possible under the awards. The question of whether defense companies are receiving more than adequate profits from Pentagon orders has become a rather heated item in Congress in recent months. The six subs under the total $214.833,000 program would cost slightly more than $35.8 million each. Previous Cost Of Subs The five previous Sturgeon Advertisement Helps Solve 3 Biggest FALSE TEETH Worries and Problems A little FASTEETH sprinkled on your dentures does all this: (1) Helps bold false teeth more firmly in place; (2) Holds them more comfortably; (3) Lets you bite up to 35% harder without discomfort. FASTEETH Powder Is alkaline (non-acld).Won't sour. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste. Dentures that fit are essential to health. See your dentist regularly. Get FASTEETH at all drug counter*. class subs, of which Genera) Dynamics built three and Ingalls built one, cost an average of $28.9 million each. The Navy did not advertise for bids on the latest contracts. One other company—the Now port News, Va., shipyard—was jonsidered for the work but lost out because its proposal was •ermed too costly. The 3,800-ton vessels are equipped with the SUBROC (submarine rocket) which can launch a nuclear warhead from underwater to fly through the air, dive underwater again and detonate against a hostile submarine. The 278-foot long craft also has four 21-inch torpedo tubes and glides along at 30 knots. N. Vietnam Food Shortage Eased Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard 'g. 2 Mon., July 1, 1968 By FRED S. HOFFMAN | Analysts say there is evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.'that thousands of North Viet- intelligence reports indicate namesc civilians, mobilized dur-j North Vietnam's food problems • lhe bon1 bj n gs to repair' may be easing because much of the country is free from U.S. bombing. Hippie Campsite Is Confiscated; 129 Arrested fertilizer. Meanwhile, petroleum .country which always has had a, Trains are starting to use the roads and railroads, are returning to farming. U.S. reconnaissance has detected intensive farming on rice lands in the Red River Delta I which lay fallow during the bombing period because, analysts said, the peasants were vised to keep supply routes open. YOSEMITE, Calif. (AP) Since the sweet smell of summer swept Yosemite National Park this year, 129 hippies have been arrested. products have returned to top marginal food supply and only a place, over food, in shipments'primitive industrial system big bridge which crosses the Red River close to Hanoi. landing by sea in North Viet- num. American intelligence officers]Roadbeds on the bridge have reported some major permanent repairs to important faclli- along lines of communica- Civilians Return To Work U._. mte 'l^"^ ^ jjsffooo tion sinc e President J° n " son in -irail lines have been adapted been prepared for trucks, but have not yet been surfaced. Meanwhile, sources said, the that North Vietnamese have gone back to work since the current U.S. bombing limi- c j v jjj' ans |voked the ban on U.S. bombnig north of the 20th parallel. Doumer Bridge Rebuilt LI 1C lrflll***n« ^ "*-*» »jua,»ip^»»i^ •••«• ^,^ *•* , , j tations went into effect March The huge Doumer bridge. slammed repeatedly by U.S. with an adjustable third rail. This is so freight cars can roll along the entire route through China and North Vietnam without, as in the past, requiring Sicd BVSat r Aud Sr Former Secretary of Defense bombers, was said to have been transshipment of the North Viet - Fm mJrfthan a yea.- Ki Robert S. McNamara repeated- rebuilt and two shattered spansjnamese border to cars of a dif- ietnam reportedly has been'ly told Congress that more than replaced. Vietnam reportedly _ . sustained by wheat and wheat j 500,000 persons had been divert-) flour shipments, mostly the Soviet Union. ferent gauge. from led by the North Vietnamese! government from farming and Eighty-seven were jailed I But now there are fewer food other jobs to maintain and reships arriving at Haiphong and pair lines of communication bat- Thursday on suspicion of a variety of charges. Their meadow campsite was confiscated. The charges include burglary, narcotics possession and disorderly conduct. other North Vietnamese ports, jtered by U.S. bombs and rock- the analysts said. Cargoes observed being unloaded in North Vietnamese | ports include large tonnages of ets. He cited this in an effort to show how the bombing created a burden for North Vietnam, a ummer earance Storewide clearance of all summer merchandise DRESSES, KNITS, SPORTSWEAR Do come and see! WOMEN'S APPAREL 9 n. van buren ave. Here Is Another DOWNTOWN PLAZA WATCHER Of The Day If Ihit individual will tad* a clipping of fhl» picture and Identify hiimelf at itore lilted below, h* will receive a $10 Gift Certificate. Watch for other PLAZA WATCHERS each Monday—Wednesday—Friday I Take this picture to: LAMEYER'S APPLIANCE 103 W. Main Street Sponiored by DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ASSN. The "Bride Has Whispered" Exclusive Bridal Registry At Luecke Jewelry Our Bridal Registry Takes The Guesswork Out of Wedding Gifts So timplt. Th» preipccliv* brlcU lilt! her choice qf darling, cryilal and china patternt with ui. Wh*n asked, w» tell vou, alto Indical* what's btan given olrtady. No duplicates, no gooft. It'* that •aiy. Com* ••• u» about It toon! Hob-- a tKIHIUD JtWUl* 10 E. Main St. Frecporr SINGER IfYou can't make it Forget It! HOLIDAY WEEK SALE of SAMPLES Julyl thru July 6th only 15 to 50% OFF **•_.> OPEN MONDAY & FRIDAY NIGHTS 3-7 W. Main St. We will admit, this is one heck of a week to have a sale. We will also admit this is a hard week in which to do a lot of business. So ... we're pricing much of our beautiful furniture irresistibly low. We'd like to declare our independence from every floor sample, "one only" and discontinued item and, we know them all. We just counted everything, and found many things we didn't know we had. All the famous makes you want are included . . . Kroehler, Simmons, Serta, Chromcraft, Howard . . . the cream of the furniture crop. We've marked down 7natt-resses and box springs in discontinued tickings, lamps in finishes no longer available, sofas, chairs, rockers and recliners in styles and fabrics no longer current. And . . . sample dinettes, beds, chests, nite stands, complete bedroom and dining suites, just about every sample we own. Everything is "As Is" and "Ac Shown". Every sale item is from our regular stock and worth much more. Get the spirit, come early, stay late, take all the time you need to pay. July 1 through 6. Like we said, if you can't make it this week, forget it. Phone 232-5512 CONVENIENT BUDGET TERMS THNOUOH VALIDATION 3 DAYS ONLY! Mon. July 1 thru Wed. July 3 USED SEWING MACHINES Come and get 'em. Every day for 3 days at every SINGER CENTER, we'll sell two, good condition, used sewing machines for-99C each. OTHER USED SEWING MACHINES: $499 $g99 $1999 $2999 SINGER Sew & See Guarantee: With every used sewing machine goes the SINGER guarantee of money back if not satisfied with purchase, or full credit toward the purchase of a new SINGER* sewing machine, within 90 days! SINGER' ZIG-ZAG SEWING MACHINE WITH CASE! This marvelous zig-zag sewing machine darns, mends and monograms without attachments; sews buttonholes, buttons, too! It sews quietly, has a full-range speed control. Convenient carrying case included. Only $88. SINGER For address of store nearest you, see white pages of phone book under SINGER COMPANY FREEPORT LINCOLN MALL FREEPORT, ILL. •A Trademark ol THE SINQER COMPANY

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