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   Atchison Daily Globe (Newspaper) - August 4, 1977, Atchison, Kansas                                EDITORIAL PAGE Mie Of Reckoning For Stadent Deadbeats The bill collectors are out looking for thousands of young Americans who in recent years have skipped out on repayment of federally backed student loans The Office of Education OE after years of delay is making a drive to collect some of the more than 1750 million overdue from student borrowers A new federal law is being invoked in an attempt to curb the increasingly frequent use of bankruptcy as a privileged sanctuary to avoid debt repayment Targets of the drive are delinquent borrowers in the two major types of student loans with federal support One is the guaranteedstudentloan category operated through banks and other private lenders and fully backed by federal money Defaults in this 10yearold program stand at about million out of billion in total loans In the directstudentloan program the Government puts up 90 per cent of a revolving fund operated by schools in making loans to students The fund stands at billion currently Delinquencies in direct loans amount to million When the fund is liquidated the taxpayers will have to foot the bill for the remaining deficit But it looks like the time of reckoning for student deadbeats has arrived and politicians in Washington have let taxpayers get stung again Privileged Parkers No matter what else you do to him dont try to make a congressman pay to park his car on Capitol Hill That seems to be the lesson learned the other day by Sen Gary Hart Hart forgetting that rank has its privileges proposed that henceforth all House members senators staff assistants and newsmen who share 8563 free parking spaces near the Capitol should pay a fee ranging from to a month As expected the Senate promptly tabled the motion by a vote of 66 to 28 which means it may be reconsidered in the 21st century or when hell freezes over which ever comes first Harts idea made sense of course Why should congressional aides and newsmen park free Why dont they use buses or the subways like anybody else Or pay a parking fee like other folks Maybe the answer is not if you can charge it to the taxpayers and get away with it Globe Sights The meekest woman in the world one Who speaks of her husband as he and who almost crawls when he is around becomes a roaring lion when the doctor tells her to give him a dose of medicine If there is whipped cream on almost any old thing on the table the average girl is apt to think that all the requirements for a socalled dainty luncheon have been met When people with dimples smile a good deal it does not mean they are good natured or amused ACROSS 1 School organi zation abbr 4 Ecuador capital 9 zone abbr 12 Snikelika fish 13 Theater attendant 14 Flightless bird 15 Devour 16 Tripod 17 Towel 18 Tool 20 Leaves out 22 Unit of work 24 Compass point 25 Became larger 28 Water Fr 30 College athletic group 34 Auricle 35 Bird of prey 37 Blunder 38 Stage of history 39 Mostler 40 Aswan sight 41 Pep 43 Hen fruit 44 Skinny fish 45 Doleful 47 Sharp bark 49 Shush 52 Motherof pearl 56 Coffee dispenser 57 Sneeze 61 Eternity 62 Noun suffix 63 Scottish landowner r College degree abbr 65 Chinese philosophy 66 French school 67 The Fr DOWN 1 Look slyly 2 Aquatic bird 3 High Lat 4 Strange 5 Patriotic monogram 6 Christian symbol 7 Mound 8 Synthetic fabric 9 Surrounding prefix 10 Soot 1 1 Pots Answer to Previous Puzzle 19 Modern 21 Males 23 Made to mesh 24 Eloge 25 Gollyi1 26 Exceptional 27 Ages 29 Greatly excited 31 Yield 32 Russian lake 33 Ordnance 35 For example abbr 36 Printers measure 42 Mao tung 44 Environment agency abbr 46 Even a little bit 2 wds 48 Positive electrode 49 Pack it in 50 Bear Lat 51 Word of division 53 Jail room 54 Characteriza tion 55 Companion of odds 58 Small island 59 This Lat 60 Native metal 13 41 Washington Merry Go Round ByJACKANDEHSON andLESWHITTEN Washington Confidential documents smuggled to us from inside the maximum security penitentiary at Atlanta prove that despite the high walls and the celibate life behind them love can still conquer all The love story from Atlanta is not written in the language of a Shakespearean sonnet It is related rather in turgid Justice Department prose Yet it has its Romeo and Juliet overtones The story is told in a con fidential incident report which begins dryly On Monday June 27 1977 it was brought to the authorities attention that information had recently been received which indicated that inmate Farrell Kirk No 96321131 married one Marcella Brocket in the in stitution visiting room on or about January 241977 This was strictly against the rules inmates simply arent married or given in marriage in federal prisons Or to put it in Justice Department language the reported mairiagc was in violation of institution policy statement A730070 Aroused over such an irregularity the authorities began an investigation which according to the official ac count involved contact with the probate court in Ringo Georgia Officials of this court verified the existence of a marriage certificatebearing the names of Farrell Kirk and Marcella Brockett with the Rev James Gallahan of ficiating This succinct if unromantic account of the wedding of Marcella and Farrell omits the spicy details Not mentioned is the story of how the intrepid couple arranged the ceremony and kept it secret all behind prison bars Nor does the of ficial version describe what vicisitudes they face in the future So tranquil was the nuptial ceremony thai prison officials didnt discover it had happened for six months The officiating reverend it turns out was also an inmate and therefore handy for the occasion Marcella ingeniously had the marriage document legalized in court thenshe sneaked it into the visitingroom And there right under the noses of the prison guards the couple was made one Almost The disapproving federal government is now claiming the marriage is null and void The probate court judge on the other hand assured our reporter Tom Rosenstiel that the marriage certificate is quite legal The true test of legality will have to wait until Marcella and Farrell apply for legal benefits as married persons But this isnt their only problem The prison has no intention of allowing conjugal visits so the honeymoon will have to be postponed until September 1980 when Farrell finishes his sentence for violating parole on a burglary rap COUPONS COUPONS In case the United States is hit by another fuel crisis President Carter would rather impose gas rationing upon the public say insiders than let motorists fight for gas in chaotic pump lines He has even inherited 42 billion rationing coupons which the Federal Energy Office printed three years ago But this enormous stack of coupons which arc stored at a secret military installation out West may not be useable Distraught officials have discovered that the coupons with only slight modification will give change for a dollar in money vending machines Hundreds of thousands of these money changing contraptions arc located across the country in laundromats airports amusement arcades and other establishments Thus the embarrassed of ficials apparently have a lot of colorful but worthless coupons on their hands This is it turns out a multibilliondollai embarrassment It cost the taxpayers about million to print all those coupons Nor is it cheap to store 42 billion ration tickets although the precise figures arc unavailable for storing and guarding them They were rushed off the printing press during the worst days of the Araboil embargo as the government prepared to resort to emergency rationing But the crisis ended before the coupons were ready ExPresident Gerald Fords energy advisers studied rationing last year but werent satisfied with the findings Congress had ordered his ad ministration to submit a report on rationing The report however was never presented The While House blamed bureaucratic delays But our 4 ATCHISON GLOBE Thursday August 4 1977 40 YEARS AGO your horoscope FRIDAY AUGUST 5 Your birthday today The fresh starts you make Ihis year do not involve any return to earlier points They require full under standing of exactly where you now are so you can begin anew work up from resources that are currently adrift Creative powers arise where none were apparent before Relation ships progress swiftly To days natives are impulsive mystical take calculated risks have their own way of figuring probabilities Those born this year will be a bit lazy need prodding Aries March 21April 19J Find neat precise cutoff points for dwindling activi ties Invest a bit in equip ment to make work easier Bad news turns into a slowly realized blessing Taurus April 20May Be stubborn as you like as long as you sustain a pattern that has proven successful By bravely facing up to your problems you escape to a freer existence Gemini May 2lJune Life has an added flip touch of humor Just dont try for too mpch rush too furiously Evening produces noncom mercial rewards esthetic satisfactions Cancer June 21July This is the last lull prior to a virtual storm Secure good financial conditions End negotiations though told to hold out for belter offers Party tonight Leo July 23Aug In selfpromotion dont over state your case or make promises you cant redeem if circumstances change They soon may Put work in shape to stand inspection Virgo Aug 23 Sept What seemed finished is anything but Avoid cutting corners Rebuild inner health Be tolerant of those who are different or hold contrary opinions Libra Sept 23Oct Control any urge to parlay existing positive results into a major coup Pull out or sell consolidate or confirm what you have while ahead Hang onto it Scorpio Oct 23 Nov Stress your inherent qilali ties creativity Make up a few samples show them around where it counts Beware loss of an artistic or literary property Sagittarius Nov 22 Dec Its a fine art to judge how much to ask where to stop Tomorrow is too late a new dispensation Set goals just for today future op tions left open Capricorn Dec 22Jan You can see peoples reasoning adjust yours to take advantage Longhid den items crop up some you reclaim some new to you are of mixed quality value Aquarius Jan 20Feb Work hard Todays results will be with you always in volve en titles higher than material gain A windfall winnings in ready cash are also possible Pisces Feb 19March Concentrate on here and now not distant future situations You cannot avoid the personal touch so make it positive Break an old annoying habit TAPES OF OUR COMMENTS ARE BAO NEWS1 IF HC0PLE EVER HEARS WELL MORE THAN C0NPUCT0R WITH THE 5HAKES WtfKK FIR5T PLAY LATER NOW WELL INTO PHASE WILL SET IT UP THEN WELL DROP THE BMT PUNCHED HIM 5WINS AND HEP THAN RATlNc55 Bl9rftHCABCIMItegU5 Pit Oil own sources insist that the Ford administration simply couldnt decide what to do about rationing The Carter crowd mean while favors rationing but doesnt know what lo do with the questionable coupons No final decision has been reached an energy official told us whether to keep them or dispose of them He suggested hopefully that the coupons would be more valuable for purchasing gas than changing into money But theoretically at least million worth of coupons could be transformed in money vending machines into billion Confessed one insider I donl sec how we can use those coupons March Service Co 3674119 Visiting heir grandparents Mr and Mrs Francis Heili 1340 North Second street this week are Paige Heili Huntinglon Beach Calif and Andrew and Timothy lleili Kansas City Mo Mr and Mrs Edward Bid ding Cincinnati were recent visitors of his mother Mrs Katherine Bidding and brother Ralph Bidding route 1 They also visited his brother and family Mr and Mrs Louis Bidding 1302 Kearney street and his sister Mrs Ruth Watson 617 North Second street The 20th annual Antique Steam Engine Show and Thres hing Bee will begin tomorrow at McLouth and continue through Sunday McLouth Kiwanians will serve meals daily and a parade will begin at 2 pm each day Indian dancers will perform tomorrow and Saturday at 7 pm and church services will be held Sunday 10 am Other activities include a square dance group Saturday evening a pony pull at 3 pm Saturday and a tractor pull at pm Sunday There will be pony rides airplane rides antique autos flea market and many other features according to Kiwanians Kansas was the subject of an article in the August Geographic magazine In the article EW Howe of Atchison was quoted as saying It takes more than hoppers drought and cyclones to kill a Kansan Ive watched this state develop for 60 years We moved west in a covered wagon from Indiana My father was a preacher so we always camped along the road over Sunday Often wed stop in a stream to soak our tiresthat was pioneer tire trouble You ask if Kansas is improving Our machines are our roads communications and so forth but I dont see much change in the behavior of the people Frankie and Jimmie Heili were visiting their grandparents Mr and Mrs August Haegelin sr and other relatives here while their parents Mr and Mrs Fritz Heili Peoria 111 were getting used to a new daughter born July 30 John H Brown one of Atchisons oldest and best known residents said the pony which the parishioners of St Patricks church gave in 1862 to Father Augustine their founder was later in the Brown family for more than 20 years after Father Augustine got too heavy for the pony An early day Atchison settler John Bruns 82 retired farmer of the Farmington community died in a Topeka hospital where he had been a patient for 30 years Born in a German colony on the Volga river in Russia he had emigrated to Atchison county in 1876 Doctor Says Athletes And Asthma By Lawrence E Lamb MD DEAR DR LAMB Our son is 6 years old and is star ting school this year I dont want to be a worried mother but he has asthma and Im afraid that he will be too ac tive and cause an attack His father wants him to be active and hopes he will be a good athlete and is always try ing to encourage him to get in terested in sports That would be fine if he didnt have asthma but the fact is he does and he cant be an athlete and have that kind of problem We have had several arguments about this He claims David will outgrow it and I claim that if and when he does will be the right time for sports and not until then What do you suggest in this situation Can he play with the other children Will he be able to run and exercise I want him to grow up as a nor mal boy but I dont want to do anything that will hurt him either DEAR READER This question often comes up when an asthmatic child starts to school H is true that exercise can help set off an asthmatic attack It is also true that some of the outstanding per sonalities in sports have been asthmatics In the 1972 Olym pics five medalwinners were asthmatics You may remember that Rick DeMont won a gold medal for swimming but was disqualified because he had taken medicine to prevent an asthmatic attack before the race Many asthmatics par ticipate in sports There are two approaches in preventing an asthma attack the use of medicines that pre vent it or limiting the physical activity to short bursts of ex ertion It usually takes more than two or three minutes of vigorous exercise to induce the attack This means that baseball is an ideal sport Why Because the duration of peak physical activity is limited Even hitting a home run represents a short time to run the bases By resting between exercise peaks the exercise wont be harmful Games of skill that involve short periods of exercise are fine Your son could probably do calisthenics as long as he does them only for a short time and then rests before go ing on to the next set of exer cises That is a better way to exercise anyway In this way he can do the exercises that he needs to develop a healthy body as he grows up Long distance running or any sport that requires prolonged physical exertion is not a good choice for the asthmatic I am sending you The Health Letter 86 Asthma to give you more details about this including medicines that are being used to prevent asthmatic attacks which can be taken before ex ertion Others who want this SIDf GLANCIS Our computer wont OK your credit It says on January 151971 you spindled punch card information can send SO cents with a long stamped self addressed envelops for it You should be sure that the teacher particularly when your boy starts taking physical education classes his doctor and both you and your husband understand the situation You will need to function together as a team Your boy deserves an oppor tunity to develop himself just as much as the boy who has no problem And I hope that he will out grow it About half of the children with asthma do not have it as adults Only five to 10 per cent have severe asthma as adults and these are usually the ones who also have eczema as a child Dr Lamb will answer representative letters of general interest in bis column Smith Brothers liquor store 119 South Ninth Rev and Mrs Bob Hazelwood Nortonville will be having as guests this weekend their daughters and families Mr and Mrs Wayne Waits and Chad Alan Miami Okla and Mr and Mrs Jerry Schenck and Misty Ann Independence Kas ABSTRACTS OF TITLE Only complete ABSTRACT BOOKS in AKhraon County from US GOVERNMENT to Commerce Qnvesiment Co BONDED ABSTRACTORS 3676231 or 3676253 Tf PROGRAMS THURSDAY 4 002 Bonanza 4 Mike Douglas 5 Movie 9Partridge Family 1119Misier Rogers 41Mickey Mouse Three Sons 1119eiecfric Company 13 Dialing For Dollars 27Partridge Family 41Gilligans Island Bunch 4News 9Odd Couple ll19Zoom 13 Early Show 27Brady Bunch 41 Corner Pyle USMC 11 Sesame Street 19Once Upon A Classic 41Star Trek News 4CrossWits 19Black Journal 4Gong Show 5MS000 Pyramid 913Truth Or Consequences ll19MacNeIILehrer Report 27Hogans Heroes 41Beverly Hillbillies Back Kotter 427 Movie S13Waltons 11Poldark WAustin City Limits 41Hocus Pocus Gang Happening 8 00 29 Barney Miller S13Hawail FiveO 1119Age of Uncertainty 41Movie 9 002 9 News 513Barnaby Jones 11At The Top 19Firing Line llWoman 19 Worn an 4ABest Of Groucho 427Johnny Carson 5Mod Squad 9Fernwood 2 Night 1119News 13Koiak 41 Avengers Wild West 41NIgrt Gallery Cats and Other Important People 13 Movie 41 Movie Griffin Of Jesus Best Of Groucho News 41Dick Van Dyke Llnkletfer 41 Love American Style Pyle USMC 4 3041 Andy Griffith Kangaroo S 3041 Bullwinkle Club 427Sanford And Son 5Ptiil Donahue 9 Kaleidoscope 11Sesame Street 13Heres Lucy Big Top Squares 513Price Is Right 91 Dream Of Jeannie 41 The Bible Of Fortune 9Happy Days 11Electrlc Company J7PTL Club 41700 Club 29Famlly Feud 4lts Anybodys Guess S13Love Of Life IVLIIIas Yoga And You This 13News 11 0029The Better Sex 427Shoot For The Stan S13Young And Restless llAnyon For Tennyson Hope 4Mkl Pay 5 13 Search For Tomorrow 19 Sesame street 27Chlco And The Man 41Not For Women Only 4Bewitched 5 Noon Edition 13MidDay 27Noon Day 41Gong Show 9 AH My Children 427Days OfOur Lives S13As The World Turns Weiectric Company 41Love American Style Kominsky 41Lucy Show Life To Live 427Doctors 513Guiding Light 19At The Top 41Beverly Hillbillies 427Another World 513AII In The Family 4iDick van Dyke 29 General Hospital Game 19LHIas Yoga And You 41Leave It To Beaver 2913 Edge Of Night 4Dlnah i 5 Jokers Wild 1119Sesame Street 27Gong Show 41Little Rascals Pyramid 5 Brady Bunch 13Diallng For Dollars 27Mlke Douglas 41Archie One 4Mike Douglas SMovie 9Partrldge Family 1119 Mister Rogers 41New Mickey Mouse Club Three Sons 1119ElectrIc Company 13Dlaling For Dollars 27PartridQe Family 4VGllligans Island Bunch 4News 9Odd Couple 1119Zoom 13 Early Show 41Gomer Pyle USMC 91327News 11Sesame Street 19Rebop 41Star Trek 4CrossWlts 19Best Of Ernie Kovacs 2Adam12 4Name That Tune 5Pop Goes The Country 9Paul Wiggln Snow 1119MacNellLehrer Report 13Truth Or Consequences 27Hogans Heroes 41Beverly Hillbillies 427Sanford And Son S13Year At The Top 1119Washington Week 41Movie And The Man n19Wall Street Week Files SOSMovie 1119 Evening At Pops 1119Documentary Showcase 11Dialogue 19Black Perspective 41Best Of Groucho 2Bar en a 427Johnny Carson 513 Movie 9Fernwood 2 Nlgnt 1119News 41Avengers Gallery Movie Special 41Movie Griffin 13 ironside VX4News Of Jesus 41Dlck Van Dyke Llnkletter 4lLove American Style Pyle USMC Griffith Thriller   

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