A Religious Imperative
PAUL and DEDE WILSON
C h u r c h consultants in the Philippines--
arrested and deported - currently national
church advisor on Human Rights in Asia.
NOON LUNCH-Informal discussions-
BBC film on Korea;
"Political Repression--Church Resistance,"
3204 Michigan Union.
3-5 p.m.-Guild House, 802 Monroe discussion.
8:00 p.m.-Ecumenical Campus Center,
921 Church St.
"Human Rights in the Philippines"
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
Memorial Christian Church, Tappan and Hill,
Workshops led by Paul and Dede Wilson,
10:00 a.m. "The Church Under the Cross,"
and BBC film on religious repression in
6:30 p.m.--"Human Rights: Imperative for the
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the increase was "somewhat
higher than expected, due large-
ly to a greater than expected
increase in industrial prices."
The statement, issued in Los
Angeles where President Ford
was campaigning, noted that the
wholesale price index has gone
up less than 4 per cent in the
last year and added: "Neverthe-
less the President continues to
believe that the United States
must be vigilant against a re-
surgence of inflation and his
economic policies are designed
to achieve this goal."
DEMOCRATIC , presidential
rice increase reported
candidate Jimmy Carter, in San
Francisco, cited the wholesale
price report during a meeting
with labor leaders and said the
Ford administration "is the first
in history to give us the high-
est unemployment rate and the
highest inflation rate combined."
He said this is going to be
changed election day.
AFL-CIO President George
Meany said from his Washing-
ton office that "the figures
make a mockery of the Ford
campaign claims that Ameri-
ca's economic problems have
Despite the September rise,
wholesale prices over the past
year have risen 3.9 per cent,J
the smallest increase for anyl
12-month period since last No-
vember and a reflection of the
slowdown in the over-all infla-
BUT FORD'S economic advi-
sers have expressed concern in
recent days over the current
sluggishness in the economy
and were braced for more bad'
news as the Labor Department
is scheduled to release the Sep-
tember unemployment statistics
today, and even the most optim-
istic administration advisers do
not expect any substantial in-
roads, if any, into August's 7.9
per cent jobless rate.
Consumers can expect to first
feel the latest spurt in whole-
sale prices at supermarket coun-
ters, since at least part of the
food price increases at the farm
level usually are passed along
to the retail level within a short
The nine-tenths of 1 per cent
rise in wholesale prices last
month was the sharpest jump
since last October when prices
rose 1.1 per cent. It followed a
decline of one-tenth of a per'
cent in August and increases
averaging about three-tenths of
a per cent since MaV.
FARM PRICES last month'
rose 1.9 per cent after declining
nearly 3 per cent the previous
month. Processed foods and
feeds were up five-tenths of a
per cent following declines in
both July and August.
Among farm products, prices
were higher for oil seeds and
raw cotton, fruits and vegeta-
bles, green coffee and cocoa
beans. Prices for live poultry,
eggs and cattle declined.
Friday, October 8, 1976,
rd orders future
of firms joining
ab trade boycott
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RICHARDSON told reporters,
"We don't believe that it would
be appropriate to make the or-'
der retroactive, since the re-
ports that have been filed with
us up to now were filed with
the understanding that they
would be confidential." He said.
Ford will set the dates beyond
which the report will be made
In a statement distributed by
the White House, Ford said, "II
have concluded that this public
disclosure will strengthen exist-
ing policy against the Arab boy-
cott of Israel without jeopardiz-
ing our vital interests in the
"The actions I am directing+
today," he added, "should serve:
as a reaffirmation of our na-
tional policy of opposition to1
boycott actions against nations
friendly to us."
THE MEMORANDUM said,
that disclosure of the report on:
boycott pressures "will enable,
the American public to assess
for itself the nature and impact1
of the Arab boycott and to mon-
itor the conduct of American
Democrats in Congress ar-
gued, however, that the Fordi
administration had "lobbied in-;
tensively against efforts to make
the names public. Sen. Abra-
ham Ribicoff, (D-Conn.), ac-
cused Ford of "misrepresenta-
tion" of the administration posi-
A House subcommittee, mean-
while, began polling its mem-
bers to consider whether to re-
lease on its own the names of
companies that Arab countries
have asked in the past to par-
ticipate. The subcommittee got
the names on a confidential
basis after threatening admin-
istration officials with contempt
FORD WAS criticized particu-
larly by authors of another anti-
boycott bill which would have
prohibited U.S. companies from
boycotting Israel and would
have made the reports public.
Currently such a boycott is le-
gal unless it is racially dis-
criminatory or violates anti-
"Either the President was
trying to deceive the American
people last night, or candidate
Ford did not know the policies
of President Ford, one or the
other," said Sen. Adlai Steven-
son; (D-Ill.) He blamed Ford
for the bill's demise in the clos-
ing days of Congress.
The National Association for
many of the affected compan-
ies, said it supported the con-
gressional provision to make
reports public and has no ob-
jection to Ford's proposal,
which it described as similar.
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