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Reagan stumps for tax proposal
OSHKOSH, Wis. (UPI) - President nation has its roots in the "oppressive eliminating numerous deductions,
Reagan touted his tax reform plan taxation" of the British crown and some members suggested the plan
from historic Williamshurg, Va., to sounded his call for "a second was neither as fair nor as simple as
American Revolution" from colonial the resident indicted when he un-
Main Street America yesterday Williamsburg to rural Wisconsin. . .
exhorting the people against "the cult veiled it earlier this week.
of cheating" and declaring, "It's time In Oshkosh, Reagan delivered a
we rebelled." direct and simple sales pitch, Chairman Dan Rostenkowski (D-
augmented with hometown references Ill.) opened the hearing on a bipar-
With the adoption of the radical tax intended to build a wave of middle- tisan note, saying: "We need tax
changes he has offered, Reagan said, class support to propel his package of reform. The country deserves tax
"We'll ensure that the people of tax rate reductions and elimination of reform."
America will pay their fair share - deductions through Congress. But Rostenkowski warned "the cru-
and no more." The plan got its first airing on sade will only be as committed as the
Laying special emphasis on fair- Capitol Hill Thursday and received president's leadership."
ness and simplicity, Reagan noted the generally high marks overall for tax Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-Mo.)
simplification, but encountered some sponsor of one of the original tax
tough questions on specific proposals, reform proposals in Congress, ap-
plauded Baker for his commitment to
N MEMBERS of the House Ways and tax reform, but said he was concerned
Means Committee grilled Treasury that middle-income people would still
Secretary James Baker about the bear an unfair share of the nation's
president's proposals to limit interest tax hurden.
deductions, tax some health insuran- n
o . ce benefits, repeal of the "marriage Gephardt noted that the president's
penalty" deduction and write-offs for tax proposal contained some changes
state and local taxes, and the tax from the original Treasury Depar-
FORMI-Gtreatment of the oil and gas industry. tment draft issued last November. "It
* ' While most Ways and Means Com- seems to me the losers were the mid-
CwADsEvOgssawEEsWs mittee members applauded the ad- die class," Gephardt said.
6623149 ministration's proposal replacing the Baker shot back that all com-
F nK 2 "3 E. Hoover current system of 14 tax brackets with parisons of Reagan's tax reform plan
CENER aS n ai®Dt Ld a simpler three-tier system and should be made to current law.
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Spy net snares third
in Navy family
NORFOLK, Va. - A third mem-
ber of a Navy family snared in an
espionage net was jailed without
bond yesterday on charges he
helped his brother and nephew ina
long-running scheme to sell U.S.
defense secrets to the Kremlin.
Arthur Walker, a retired sub-
mariner described as "Mr.
Average, just like your next door
neighbor," was ordered into jail in
nearby Virginia Beach, pending a
bond hearing Monday, by U.S.
Magistrate Gilbert Swink.
An FBI affidavit presented in
Norfolk federal court said Walker,
a 50-year-old retired lieutenant
commander, admitted passing
Navy secrets to his brother, John
Walker Jr., to be turned over to
Soviet agents
Beirut battles drag on
BEIRUT - Shiite Moslem forces
and Palestinian guerrillas battled
around three Palestinian refugee
camps yesterday as the leaders of
Lebanon and Syria met in talks
aimed at ending bloodshed in the
torn country,
The eleventh day of fighting
came as Lebanon's Christian
President Amin Gemayel and
Syrian leader Hafez Assad met in
Damascus for a fourth round of
talks and the United Nations called
for an urgent session of the
Security Council despite Lebanese
Sources quoted by the private
Voice of the Nation radio.said the
two Arah leaders discussed the
possihilitythatathe Syrian army
might he sent as a peacekeeping
force to Lebanon to quell *the
DAR member settles
lawsuit over cookbook
WASHINGTON - Faith Tiberio,
an outspoken member of a group
known for its silent good works,
reached a settlement with the
Daughters of the American
Revolution yesterday in her $2

million lawsuit over who gets the
credit for a DAR cookbook.
But the $20,000 settlement does
not end Tiberio's problems with
the organization she has been a
member of for 40 years. She faces
disciplinary action for speaking
out against a DAR policy criticized
as being designed to keep out black
In April 1984, six months after
she filed her cookbook suit, Tiberio
spoke at a news conference to
protest a proposed amendment to
the society's bylaws, which was
seen by some as an attempt to
prevent blacks from joining the
Democrats request
aid for refugees
WASHINGTON - A proposal for
refugee aid and diplomatic
negotiations offered yesterday by
House Democrats again rejects
President Reagan's objective to
help the guerrillas fighting
Nicaragua's Sandinista gover-
"The Amerian people are
prepared to stand up for the
security of our hemisphere," Rep.
David Bonior (D-Mich.) told repor-
ters. "But we cannot let our ideals,
so long symbolized by the Monroe
Doctrine, to be used as a cloak'for
gunboat diplomacy."
Bombers get 10 years
PENSACOLA, Fla.-Two young
men convicted of the Christmas
bombings of three abortion clinics
as "a gift to Jesus on His birthday"
were sentenced yesterday to 10
years in prison and ordered to pay
over $700,000 in restitution,
Two female co-conspirators also
convicted April 24 in the "Gideon
Project" bombings were given
suspended five-year sentences and
fined $2,000 each.
US. District Judge Roger Vin-
son sentenced Matthew Goldsby
and James Simmons, both 21, of
Cantonment,Fla, to 10 years for
each of six bomhing and bomb-
making counts, but the sentences
will runconcurrently.

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