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t?---The Dail• Collegian Thursday, September 9, 1976
Teachers strike in 10 states, idle 350,000 pupils
By United Press International
Teacher strikes kept more than 350,000 children from their
books or forced them to dawdle in understaffed classrooms
yesterday as the nation's school systems sputtered into gear
in the new school year.
Some 19,149 teachers were on strike in 10 states. Most
walkouts were in the East and Midwest. They hit, in a here
and-there pattern, in Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New
York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana,
Illinois and Washington-.
The teacher strikes hit hardest in Pennsylvania. Nearly
175,000 pupils in the state were affected by strikes by more
than 7,500 teachers in 24 diitricts. .
The Pennsylvania total was boosted yesterday by strikes in
Troops in Korea return to 'normal alert'
SEOUL, South Korea (UPI)
The 42,000 U.S. troops in
South Korea returned to
"normal alert" status yester
day but the American corn
mander said "let this fool no
one" that military vigilance
will weaken along the 151-mile
U.S. military sources said
two extra squadrons of Flll
and F 4 jets were still on
temporary duty ' in South
Korea. The jets were flown in
during the military build-up
following the ax-murder of
two U.S. officers at Pan
munjon last month. _
Soul h Korea's 600,000
troops reportedly were
reducing their "High alert"
footing to mark agreement
with the Communists on new
security arrangements at the
truce village in • the
Demilitarized Zone. '
Gen. Richard G. Stillwell,
commander of the U.S. forces
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in South Korea and the U.N.
Command, praised his troops
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"The military situation and
our operations are gradually
returning to normal,"
Stillwell said in a statement
"But let this fool no one, for as
we have seen, the usual calm
within the Demilitarized Zone
masks an ever-potential
Panel rejects vitamin C as cold cure
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government advisory panel of
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Nobel laureate Linus Pauling
that vitamin C is effective in
preventing or treating
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the Altoona, Reading, Berwick and Panther Valley school
districts, in addition to the shutdown in 30 Catholic high
schools in Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, Bucks and
The Pennsylvania Education Association said teachers in
two other school districts were locked out and contracts talks
in 122 other districts remained unresolved.
Teacher's in Jersey City's 40 public schools went on strike
on the,f irst day of school for 38,000 children and demanded an
$BOO annual raise.
The Philadelphia Roman Catholic archdiocese suspended
the opening of classes, scheduled today and tomorrow, when
1,200 lay teachers rejected a proposed contract calling for at
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maintain our guard and our armed guards along the
vigilance." • border at the truce village to
For the first time since the' prevent further violence. Beginning Sept. 16, guards
incident in Panmunjon, 30 will remain on thier own side
miles north of here, - South of the border which bisects
Korean soldiers were seen in Panmunjon. Since the af
the streets of Seoul in regular termath of the Korean War in
uniform, out of their combat 1953, the entire 800-Yard
garb. village has been open to
The American-led UNC and military personnel of both
North Korea successfully sides.
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and "illogical," since such
products should be used only
when symptoms of a cold are
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An estimated 94 per cent of Buffal'o's 3,500 public school
teachers spent the scheduled first day of school picketing the
city's 101 schools.
poses, went on strike, stranding the youngsters on the opening
day of classes. •
It - was the second time in less than six months that San
Francisco school children were affected by a strike. A 38-day .
strike last• spring idled the city's buses, trolleys and cable
cars, used by many children to get to school. ,
The 2,000-member Jersey City Education Association went
'on strike after lengthy contract talks recessed at 6:30 a.m.
without a settlement. Talks were to resume last night. The
school board said it was drawing up contingency plans and it
invited children to report as usual. •
In Buffalo, where teachers began their strike during an
orientation day session Tuesday, the president of the Buffalo'
School woes also piled up in San Francisco - . Some 190 school Teachers Federation was ordered to show cause why be
bus drivers, who bus about 19,000 of the Golden Gate city's , should not be held in contempt of a court order barring a strike
33,000 elementary school pupils for racial integration pur- vote.
Striking teachers in Seattle picketed on the eve of the city's
school opening while administrators promised to keep
classrooms open for 62,000 children today.
The city of Manchester, N.H., asked the state Public
Employe Realtions Board to order an immediate halt to a 2-
day-old strike by 950 teachers which prevented the opening of
school yesterday for 28,000 students.
From a military • point of
view, Stillwell said, his
command's actions following
the Panmunjon incident were
"a complete success."
"It was also a clear signal
that the United States takes
its commitment to the
Republic of South Korea, as
well as its United Nations
with the utmost seriousness."
present, the panel said.
Pauling, who won Nobel
prizes in 1954 for chemistry
and 1962 for peace, "argued
persuasively" that scientific
data favors a beneficial effect
of large dosages of vitamin C
in treating the common cold,
the panel noted in its 1,000-
page report on over-the
counter cough medicines
Airline subsidies slated
The United States, saying it
plans to end unfair
-discrimination against U.S.
airlines flying abroad,
issued a long-awaited new
policy yesterday that opens
the door to federal sub
sidies for them.
The policy statement,
signed by President Ford
and presented by Trans
William Coleman .and
Deputy Secretary of State
Charles Robinson, replaces
one issued in 1970 and
comes after years of
complaints by the airlines
that the government was
ignoring their plight
One section says there is
no need for two U.S.
carriers to fly the same
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provide adequate com
petition. It recognizes the
competition posed by
foreign carriers, which
often are government
Another part says
foreign routes flown by
U.S. airlines at a loss
because of national in
terests should be sub
sidized by the goVernment,
rather than by passengers
who fly on those airlines'
other, more profitable
Stressing the need to
provide consumers with
low cost international
flights, the policy
statement also said there
should be more charter
airlines where they can
operate economically, and
charter carriers should be
"The U.S. opposes unfair
restrictive practices by
foreign countries that limit
the competition capability
of U.S. flag carriers," it
Coleman said in
ternational aviation "has
since 1970 and the new
policy reflects "the
realities of today's fuel
conscious world and the
need to accommodate the
differing views of other
Roll.rison said the policy
statement will guide U.S.
negotiators who begin to .
day dealing with Britain's
attempt to break a 35-year