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insecticides"; however 30 percent were reported to be under weedkiller use. The magazine continued to report that a Minnesota man was acquitted of charges lowered on him after he fired a rifle at a U.S. Forest Service helicopter which was spraying the highly toxic poison 2,4-D into lands that held a stream that ran into his water supply. The man won the case on these grounds: "It was self-defense. I was trying to defend my wife and children from the chemical warfare of the U.S. ForestService." Around Town The Austin Business Review reported that recent increases in manufacturing have helped Austin's unemployment rate "to hover at about half the national average." They also point out that there is speculation among some groups that Austin might become a center for technology through soft (non-polluting) industries in the future ... Work is currently underway to establish an organization known as ARC, the Austin Recreation Committee. The purpose of the group would be to organize and promote cultural and recreational events In order to raise funding to support selected progressive candidates and issues here... The other side of the coin tells us that former mayor of Austin, Taylor Glass, has been contacting businessmen, realtors, and lawyers in an effort to begin a campaign fund for ... Another Alaskan pipeline is being proposed by the Arctoc Gas Consortium. The firm wants to construct a massive pipeline which would run from Alaska, across northern Canada, and down through the center of Canada to the United States. Its path would cut directly through the Arctic Wildlife Refuge range. All American News Notes The Nobody for President campaign is gearing up for their grand finale in Washington on January 20th. The Yippies who ran the campaign are throwing a gala counter-inaugural ball, where Nobody will be sworn in as the next chief executive ... Chicago Eighth and former Black Panther Party Chairman Bobby Seale has offered his activist services to Jimmy Carter. Seale wants to work in any field that offers assistance to oppressed people... South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmwad, in a flash of nostalgic bliss, is backing a move to reinstate the militarydraft. The southern senator is also introducing legislation which would prohibit mem- bers of the armed services from joining labor unions... If GaUup Poll results are a true indication of the national pulse, then 80 percent of Americans feel that the assassination of John F. Kennedy was various conservative city council candi- a result of a conspiracy. Add to that the dates. Sources relate that Glass is asking report from Gallup that 69 percent of certain veovle for contributions of o e hundred'dollars a month to go into a pool Americans feel there was conspiracy of funds for the campaigns ahead, afoot in the murder of Dr. Martin Luther including thatofJohn Trevino .... King. The real question eating at the American psyche is: Is the Gallup Poll a Misc. Energy Fallout conspiracy to create conspiracy paranoia? We won't mention swine flu ... An Pollster Lou Harris informs us that results of a recentpoll show 61 percent of Americans (i.e., those who were polled) favor havin nuclear ower iants, while g P P. ., 21 percent would rather be fishm than fission .... Howard Kohn, in a recent Rolling Stone article, contends that the government has been covering reports that large quantities of the highly radioacti~Te fuel, plutonium, were found to be missing from the Kerr-McGee power plant in Oklahoma. If you see anyone with a large, oblong, atomic bomb walk onto an airliner... Members of the U.S. government are proposing nenV~ construction of Plutonium Banks arou d .the globe in order to keep tabs on any trafficking of the fuel... NASA associate administrator John Naugle has an- nounced a NASA proposal to build a new type of spacecraft, called "Solar Sailor," propelled by solar energy for an excursion to Mars. A solar-energy- interstellar-Solar-Sailor? ... Since mid- December there have been no less than seven mishaps involving Liberian oil tankers. Three of the huge ships caused large-quantity oil spills ... Credentials are losin Fg their clout. The offices of the ederal Power Commission recently experienced two weeks without any heat Illinois couple has managed to squeeze a $3000 income-tax deduction out of the IRS. The Wall Street Journal reported that'a doctor and his wife claimed that they were forced to switch to more expensive organic and natural foods because food additives and preservatives in most supermarket foods were making them ill .... City Slicker Snickers Mayor Pro Tern Jimmy Snell has issued a city council resolution to request that Congress reinstate the House Select Committee on Assassinations in order to investigate new evidence in the King and Kennedy murders ... Free-lance consul- tant Wilson Carmichael, in a rather candid outburst, recently described Austin's urban sprawl as, "a fat man on the gallows, waiting for the noose of Loop 360 to choke it into another Dallas." Referring to the developers and planners he stated, "Those people better watch it, or they might find themselves in the belly of the beast." 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