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Gas costly, plentiful in
summer -Energy Dept.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There will be end of the year.
plenty of gasoline this summer, but Consumption of all petroleum
pleriant of ivs l eh inummersbut products is predicted to drop from last
American drivers will be using less as year's 18.3 million barrels daily in 1979
prices push toward an expected year- to 1. million barrelsaday in 1980
end high of $1.50 per gallon, the Energy to 17.6 million barrels a day in1980.
Department is predicting. gy This should contribute to a drop in oil
Ina 12-month outlook on the nation's imports from 7.7 million barrels a day
in 1979 to a projected seven million
energy situation, department barrel atday inr 1980
economists took a more optimistic The report said world oil supplies
pivate analystsline pries tan man "appear adequate for current needs"
even steeper increases during the even though several producing coun-
evensteeerictries were threatening to cut back their
current year. production levels as a way of keeping
BECAUSE OF the higher prices and prices high.
increased automobile fuel efficiency, The agency said it s optimistic supply
the agency is estimating Americans predictions would not hold up if there
will use 6.8 million barrels' of gasoline were serious cutbacks in foreign sup-
daily in 1980, compared to 7.03 million plies this year and it warned that "even
barrels a day in 1979. greater disruptions of oil supply, higher
"The refining industry should have energy prices and lower economic ac-
little difficulty id meeting this level of tivity are possible."
total requirements, but problems in The agency also forecast higher
distribution may develop in providing prices for home heating oil, saying that
the growing portion of unleaded by next winter homeowners could be
gasoline," thereport said. paying as much as $1.14 a gallon.
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Te report said stocks of gasoline are
expected to be 21 million barrels higher
in March than a year ago and thus in-
dicate a "relatively comfortable balan-
ce of motor gasoline supply and
demand at the beginning of the peak
THE REPORT predicted the price
for regular leaded gasoline at full-
service stations could be as high as
$1.52 by the end of 1980.
The American Automobile
Association said its latest spot check on
prices showed motorists are already
paying an average of $1.21 a gallon for
regular. Some industry analysts have
said regular will climb to $1.84 by the
Because of a typographical error in
Tuesday's edition, a story said City
Council candidate Don Hubbard thinks
his opponent Susan Greenberg is un-
beatable. Hubbard actually said he
thinks he has a very good chance of
defeating the incumbent in the Second
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High Court throws out rule
barring testimony by spouses
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court yesterday unanimously scrapped
a long-standing rule that husbands and wives may not testify against each
other in court without the consent of both.
The court, noting that times have changed, ruled that the decision
whether to testify now lies solely with the spouse called as a witness.
But the court noted that "privately disclosed" information "between a
husband and wife in the confidence of the marital relationship" remains
protected from involuntary public disclosure.
Coumittee approves Chrysler
loan from pension fund
A state House committee unanimously approved a $75 million loan from
state pension funds yesterday for the beleaguered Chrysler Corp. The full
House is scheduled to begin debate today on the measure which is part of a
$150 million aid package.
According to the bill approved by the House Senior Citizens and
Retirement Committee, the state could borrow the money for use as a mor-
tgage on Chrysler's Trenton engine plant. State law currently prohibits the
use of pension funds for such purposes.
Soldiers watch as black
Rhodesians vote in throngs
SALISBURY, Rhodesia - Armored cars and rifle-toting soldiers
cruised this South African nation yesterday to ensure law and order as war-
weary black Rhodesians began voting for independence yesterday.
Rhodesia is Britain's last African colony.
Three million blacks are eligible to vote during the three-day parliamen-
tary elections. At one polling station, police reported 15,000 voters in a line
four miles long in mid-afternoon.
Outlook still gloomy for Tito
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia - President Josip Tito began suffering
yesterday from "more pronounced" bleeding, which may signal the ap-
proach of death for the ailing 87-year-old Yugoslav leader, according to
The bleeding is almost certainly related to his kidney failure. Doctors
say he still suffers from pneumonia and increasingly erratic heart activity.
Tito's left leg.was amputated last month, and in the past week, his medical
team said he was being supported by an artificial kidney.
'All clear' given for accident
in Florida nuke plant
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. - An all clear was sounded yeterday in the
Crystal River nuclear power plant accident in which 43,000 gallons of
radioactive water spilled onto the floor of the plant's containmentbuilding.
Officials said the reactor would be brought to a "cold shutdown" as soon
as an exterior pump could be repaired. No radiation was released into the
atmosphere in the mishap, caused by a seven-minute instrument failure.
White hunters get 25 years
to life for killing deaf black
OROVILLE, Calif. - Two white men, who admitted murdering a deaf
Negro man because they found no game to kill on a drunken hunting ex-
pedition, were sentenced yesterday to the maximum 25 years to life in
Marvin Dean Moor, 19, and James Thomas McCarter, 22,. sat ex-
pressionless as the judge read the verdict. They admitted killing Jimmy Lee
Campbell, 22, from their car as he walked along a railroad track on Jan. 13.
1979. They said they had been unable to find a deer to kill, so then began
looking for "dark meat."
2 former members of Peoples
Temple found shot to death
BERKELEY, Calif. - Two former members of the People's Temple cult
who turned against the Rev. Jim Jones were shot to death in their home
Tuesday night, and yesterday police said they were investigating the
possibility they were victims of a "hit squad."
The victims, Al Mills, 52, and his wife, Jeannie, 40, once leaders in the
Jones cult, had said they were "first on the list" of enemies marked for
assassination by Jones. The killers also shot Mills' 16-year-old daughter, who
is in critical condition.
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