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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Handicapped Can Handle Many Jobs B.v Dr. AiHlolniiin "As a doctor, what do you think of promotions like Na- lionul Employ (ho Hundi- capped reader asks I don't sec you can ex- pect a handicapped person tn handle typical office or factory job." Our reader evidently thinks Employ the Handicapped week aims to get the handi- capped hired for any job, even if their disability would pre- vent them from carrying it out. That's not the purpose at all. This national campaign, sponsored by the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, just tries to underscore the great strengths many handicapped people have to offer a business or industry. It doesn't say, "Hire this person because he's hand- icapped" but rather "Give tr s person a chance to show yr.j what he can do." Skills As a doctor, I know that people have all kinds of dif- ferent skills and. strengths. Dr. Andaman physical and mental. I also know you don't need legs to be a great executive. Employers who've hired the handicapped know that they carry their workload, often out-perform- ing the "able-oodied." Unfortunately, discrimina- tion runs deep.. In fact, I was interested to note recently that employers start thinking of the handicapped as being "n- ver the hill" much earlier than the able-bodied. If you're handicapped, you'd better be under 25 if you want a good chance of finding and keeping a job. But able-bodied workers don't begin to experience age discrimination until 40, Succeed Simon Olshansky, director of Boston's Community Workshops, says his studies of handicapped workers show that the younger client Id through 25 is more likely to succeed in continuing employ- ment than is the older person. His report appears in Reha- bilitation Literature, a pub- lication of The National Easi- er Seal Society. "This is a youth-oriented Olshansky says. "Employers aren't psycholo- gists; they're just regular peo- ple. They like youth; they like good looks; they avoid people handicapped or not who arc getting a little old and out of shape." He suggests employers look at employees as indi- viduals with their own unique qualities and strengths. I agree, We'll all be better off. BIG GEORGE! Virgil Partch Tlic Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fri.. Nov. 1, 1971 WIN AT BRIDGE Urge Allocation Of Natural Gas The bidding bus bwii: Wiml North Kast Pass I'ass 24 1'as.s 8 N.T. Pass South "Hey! You're writing an ANIMAL story: "The quick brown fox jumped over Ihe Need More Lawyers U. S. Prosecutors Say NEW ORLEANS (AP) Federal prosecutors say they can't handle a sharp increase in criminal and civil cases unless the budget-cutting Ford administration spends more money to hire more lawyers. The U. S. attorneys delivered that message to Attorney General Saxbe and other top justice department officials at a departmental conference with the federal prosecutors. Deputy Attorney General Laurance Silberman promised that (he department will place a high priority on winning funds for some increase in (he staffs of the 94 U. S. attorneys' offices. "We need more bodies. This is what comes through every lime you get a bunch of U. S. attorneys said Dean Smith, the federal prosecutor in Spokane, Wash., and chair- man of the department's ad- visory committee of U. S. at- torneys. Sft Million Mure He and Ralph Guy, the coin mittce vice-chairman and U. S attorney-in Detroit, said the prosecutors need at leas another 3511 lawyers plus ai equal number of secretaries, and support personnel. That could cost more than million, although departmen officials attending tin conference said they had m firm estimate. The prosecutors and depart inenl officials discussed I hi demands in interviews after their closed-door meetings. If the extra manpower is not forthcoming, the prosecutors said they'll he forced to reshuffle priorities. But several said the current emphasis on investigating and prosecuting corruption and other white-collar crimes probably would continue. Some suggested that more drug trafficking cases might be turned over to state and local government prosecutors Political Advertising Pollllcol Advertising State from the 30th District Scrvwl as loxIslntlvB intern In Slnto Senator Tom Rilcy during last sesskin of the Iowa (ionorul Assombly. Senior Law Student :il lie Is knowlcKlKflblo of the liw. Vole MONTY KKHTKU.I for t-iliile Ilepresenliitive from Ihe 30th District on Kiwi Ion Pay. lli'iii'lli fur Slnlr lli'pnwnlnlln' Ciinuilllll'i' Itli'li-iril Svulniilii. Chairmnn REPUBLICAN rather than beins handled through the federal system. "How many priorities can you have? You have In cut off Smith lamented. Without the additional lawyers, "the enforcement effort must lie said. Guy added, "We'll have to stop doing some of what we're doing" in order to shift priori- ties elsewhere The prosecutors said they have begun to feel the impact during the past year of a broad range of legislation passed by congress in the past five years. For example, department' officials predicted that 10.000 civil cases involving the Health, Education and Welfare department would he ponding m 1970. Many involve claims 'for Social Security disability benefits for victims of black lung disease, a product of recent legislation. Only about 80 Social Security cases were pending at one point in 1957. officials siiid. By Oswald James Jacoby North and South really belong iii seven diamonds. That contract makes against any 3-2 trump break provided the opening lead is not ruffed. If you and your favorite partner get to swen you have no play for that con- tract irrespective of how anything breaks. We leel that most players will land at six hearts. In that case it is up to South to find a sure-fire way to bring that contract in. It is done by means of a safety play. South wins Ihe club lead in dummy and ruffs a club. Then he draws trumps. After this start he should caMi one of dummy's high diamonds and play ace-king-small ol spades. If diamonds were going to break nieely there was no need for this safety play but it is necessary against the actual 4-1 break. Furthermore, it is a rather unusual safety play since the safely play trick was a sure loser in any event See how it works! If East wins he has in give South a ruff and discard. If West wins he can lead a diamond but irres- pective of which diamond he leads, his diamond trick will have disappeared. You, South, hold: K84 VK 2 What do you do now? Just notrump. You may IH> missing seven, but you should take the sure profit TODAY'S QUESTION Instead ol rebidiling two dia- monds your partner has raised you to thrue chilis. Whal do you do jmw? WASHINGTON (Al1) Concern (list natural gas shortages will afflict the na- tion this winter has inspired calls fur Ihe Federal Power Commission to allocate natu- ral ga: Sen. "Illlam V. Hoth, jr., (K-Del. and Gov. .lames K. Holshouser of North Carolina urged the Senate Commerce Committee to require the FI'C to establish uniform and nondiKcrimiiialory allocations of available supplies. Roth said natural gas cut- backs in Delaware are expect- ed In go ts In >h is !i pment while Holshouser said North ''arolina faces a 45 percent cutback.________ It Pays to Advertise Senior Citizen Buses Cedar Rapids System Telephone 383-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5934 Byrd Conditions For Cuba Trade WASHINGTON (UPI) Sen. Byrd (I-Va.) would like tn see the United States lift res- trictions on trade with Cuba but oaly on two conditions. If Cuba compensates U. S. citizens for confiscated property and allows U. S. reporters free access to the island, Byrd said, "the lifting of restrictions against Cuba could well be justified and might prove beneficial." ON THIS DATE in 1755, an earthquake killed per- sons in Lisbon, Portugal. SAVE On a 25-pc. Service for 4 and Hostess Accessory Pieces November 1 December Stainless JNTERNATIONAL LYON STAINLESS 25-PC. SERVICE for 4 Contains: 8 Teaspoons. A Plscn Spoons, 4 Place Knives 4 Salad Forks, 4 Place Forks, I TablDBpoon Regular .75.00 SALE 56.25 S-PC. HOSTESS SET Contains 1 EG.: Pierced Tablespoon, Cold Meat Fork, Gravy Ladlo. Sugar Spoon, Butter Knife Popular JO 00 SALE 22.50 SET OF 4 ICED DRINK SPOONS Regular 1600 SALE 12.00 SET OF 4 COCKTAil. FORKS Regular I5.00 SALE 12.CC 'In 'limn', ,v Stttdl our gtaedesf Jbsgiiminci years age. New? wo serve you and your family at Mireo convenient But, still with time hospifality. "That's -why-Wro inviting you to 85S my ledger. 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