Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 79, No. 174, Ed. 1 Monday, September 9, 1968 Page: 3 of 34
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WASHINGTON (AP) — House-senate conferes
reached agreement: Monday on a foreign aid authoriza-
tion bill that had been deadlocked in a dispute over an
amendment to control log exports. The conference ar-
repted a compromise that would set a limit, of 350 million
board feet a year for the next three years on export of
logs cut from public lands in the west.
Agreement was reached before the congressional re-
cess last month on a $1.97-billion spending authorization,
more than $1 billion below the amount requested by
President Johnson. The conference bill will now be re-
turned to the house and then to the senate for final pas-
The log amendment was proposed by Sen. Wayne
Morse (D-Ore.), who argued that purchases by JaP«n
and other countries were driving up prices of logs in the
Pacific Northwest and forcing U. S. processors out or
OKLAHOMA nTV TIMKK Monday. Sept. 9, 1961 3
Deal Given OK
County commissioners ap- whose principal partner is
proved transactions Monday c h a r I e s Shadid; Theatre
which will result in a tradp pr0jPP|S ine., owned by R.
of land needed for right-of-i wjs Bfjrlon Mary Wolf,
wav to construct a multi-, ......
laned road leading lo Will other individuals.
Rogers World Airport. The service road is to be
HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION on NK 2S (US-62)
brought long-awaited smiles Monday from members of
the Highway 62 Association. The highway commission
approved letting of 2.7 miles of four-lane from Crutcho
to Harrah, a project the association has worked on
since HUB. Pictured left to right are Paul Seiket, Har-
rah vice-president of the association; Cart Kastman.
Choctaw, president; J. W. Hall. Harrah, a member,
and Rep. John Miskelly (D-Okla. City). The total 12
miles of the project will cost about $4.5 million and will
relieve what the association .alls ••deaths traps on
bloody alley.” (Times Staff Photo by George Tapscott)
The county officials
agreed to deed right-of-way
obtained for the road to the
state highway department,
so that the stale officials can
legally exchange it
The transactions came aft-
er route of the proposed ac-
cess road, to extend between
Meridian and Portland near
SW 44, was changed
Under the agreements ap-
built, slightly farther south
than originally planned,
commissioner Frank T.
Jordan Battle Fought
TEL AVIV (AP) — Israeli
and .Jordanian gunners
fought a 25-minute light
arms battle across the Jor-
dan River near Neve Ur in
the Beisan Valley Monday.
Negro Police Rap Leader j^kseil $ays Budget Cllt ill Tl Ollble
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some 600 Negro policemen J O
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PHI LA DELPHI A (AP) — Some 600 Negro policemen
have voted to try to censure and oust Fraternal Order of
Police President John J. Harrington over his public sup-
port of third party presidential hopeful George Wallace.
The Negro police met Sunday in the afterma ho'Frater-
nal Order of Police meeting Tuesday in which Harring-
ton’s statements were disputed. Harrington is also na-
tional FOP president. .....
At the Tuesday meeting Harrington said, I m 21
and I can vote for anybody I feel like. Wallace is a very
fine man and no matter how many you bring here, it s
not going to scare me into changing my opinions.
After that meeting, several Negro policemen threa -
ened to quit the local group to form an organization of
Negro lawmen. But at Sundays meeting. theNegrn po-
licemen voted to “work through democratic channels to
censure and oust Harrington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — ( He said Budget Director
Senate Republican leader! Charles J. Zwick went into
Everett M. Dirksen of Illi- detail about the bumper
,. ,, . ,, ,u„ Tr»v,r, world crops that are likely to
nois said Monday the John- ^ ^ gP expom nf farm
son administration is in luc(1
trouble" in its attempts to Zwj(,k forecast. that con-
meet congress' edict for a 5b grps<i wi|1 f.u, sppnfjjng about
kiuiAr. cnondinr cut. 'j:u biilion before it ad-
Faces and Places
billion sBending cut.
President Johnson gave
Dirksen and Senate Demo-
cratic Leader Mike Mans-
field of Monlana, and others,
a preview of the agency-by-
agency reductions an-
THOMAS A. FITZGERALD, uncle of
President John F. Kennedy who held
many Boston city posts, died at 73.
MIMI BAEZ FARINA, sister of folk sing-
er Joan Baez, was married to record
producer Milan Melvin at a Big Sur,
Calif., folk festival. Sister Joan sang at
the outdoor ceremony.
CRANE BRINTON, Harvard historian
and author of 15 books including "The
Anatomy of Revolution," died at 70
RENT A HORN
More Fortas Hearings Urged
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Robert F. Griffin (R-
Mich.) asked the senale judiciary committee Monday to
reopen its hearings on President Johnson's nomination of
Abe Fortas to be chief justice. Griffin urged a thorough
investigation to determine "the full extent of Mr. tor-
las’ involvement in the operations of the executive
branch while sitting as a justice of the supreme court.
Griffin leader of the GOP opposition to Fortas con-
firmation. fired off his request a day in advance of an-
other scheduled meeting of the judiciary committee.
Earlier, Majority Leader Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.)
said that unless the committee acts soon on the nomina-
tion, he may try to take the matter directly to the senate
floor. "I think the senate ought to have to face up to the
president's request and I think the president is entitled
to the courtsy of an up-and-down vote," Mansfield said.
County Gets Help
On May Extension
The reductions made on
Capitol Hill and those the ad-
ministration intends to make
total nearly $7 billion he-
agency r e u u - —• cause amendments and re-
nounced Sunday. They addedi| estimates have added $900
up to only $3.5 billion, with | miHi0n since January to pro-
responsibility for other posa|s sufojPCt to reduction projects
slashes resting on congress. ^ cutback law. —$11)0
Dirksen said Johnson ex-
plained that, bumper farm
crops around the world will I
make it impossible to reduce)
the $700 million allotted to|
the Commodity Credit Corp.
for crop loans. He said the
administration also has
found it impossible to reduce
a $500 million item for old
"They’re in trouble on
their efforts to cut back."
I Dirksen told an informal
news conference. "We’ve got
a one-billion-bushel corn
crop in sight and with the
price of corn dropping a lot
of it is going to be put under
Agency heads have been space program, but, without
lold, Zwick said, that the j touching the Apollo man-on-
S3 o' billion reduction will be ! the-Moon project,
made by cutting; 1 -$1.2 billion from all other
_$1 billion from defense civilian agencies, but with
expenditures, but without. high-priority social pro-
cutting into funds for the) grams such as "safe
Vietnam war. , low-income housing
billion in loan pm- cuts.
grams of agencies such a.-__
the Small Business Adminis-
tration, Farm Credit Admin-
istration and Export-Import
—$200 million from the
federal-aid highway pro-
gram. by delaying certain |
proved Monday, laodownprs
will take back plots original-
ly obtained by the county,
and will give other areas of
equal size needed for the
Any surplus north of thp
service road, which will be
built in conjunction with the
proposed West Bypass, will
be returned to the landown-
ers, commissioners agreed.
The agreements signed
and manpower training pro- Monday included land owned
by Airport Properties, Inc..
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Gaylord, E. K. Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 79, No. 174, Ed. 1 Monday, September 9, 1968, newspaper, September 9, 1968; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc993215/m1/3/: accessed December 11, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.