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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1979, Salina, Kansas abortion condemned Libera Related pictures on 2 CHICAGO UPI Pope John Paul II lashed out at liberal trends among Roman Catholics reaffirming the churchs condemnation of birth adultery and homose The pontiffs hardline stand on is sues that have been splitting the Amer ican church for decades came in a spe cial session of the Bishops Confer ence and dispelled speculation that John Paul would tone down his con servative message before liberal Cath olics in the United Long walk by Salmons to see pope A long followed by a long allowed a number of Salinans to hear Pope John Paul II speak Thursday at Living History Farms in Des The Louis Mattes of Marys Catholic was among those from the Salina area who trav eled to Des Moines to see the In a telephone call Friday morning from a community 60 miles west of Des Moines where the Salina group Mattes said author ities had to close 180 into the city be cause of heavy So the Salinans had to walk the final three Mattes found it significant that the popes visit came on the Feast of Francis of patron saint of He said the pope characterized rural dwellers as being especially close to God because of their contin uous dependence on him for weather and Goal s get another papal tonguelashing aw United VUfey The Salina United Way cam paign has collected in pledges through or percent of its goal of Fourteen agencies re ceive funds through the United John Paul reaffired the churchs unequivocal 1968 stand against birth control by quoting a letter issued by the bishops conference three years In exalting the beauty of marriage you rightly spoke against both the ideology of contraception and contra ceptive as did the encyclical Hu manae the pontiff Humanae Vitae was the 1968 ency clical issued by the late Pope Paul VI banning all artificial means of birth The papal letter caused an up roar among many of whom have ignored In a wideranging speech dealing with the whole spectrum of church atti tudes toward John Paul also reaffirmed that sex outside marriage is In portraying the sexual union be tween husband and wife as a special expression of their covenanted love you rightly stated that sexual intercourse is a moral and human good only within marriage outside marriage it is In his most explicit reference to the subject since being elected one year John Paul said Homosexual ac as distinguished from homose xual is morally He also condemned the growing ac ceptance of abortion in the United States From the moment of concep tion life must be guarded with the greatest To destroy these inno cent unborn children is an unspeakable John Paul lumped or mercy in the same category as telling the Just as you defended the unborn in the truth of their so also you clearly spoke up for the asserting euthanasia or mercy killing is a grave moral Such evil is incompatible with respect for human dignity and reverence for priests traveling with the pope PACHYDERM PURSUER and Merrill Just south of Wearing an old Army helmet no one will nearby business firm in an at and toting an air Tom Ben admit to spotting any elephants tempt to slow alley Tom son goes looking for big game in in the The sign was is the son of and Mau the alley connecting Sheridan erected by employees of a rice 670 Reelection bid nearly certain Carter to reveal plans 4 WASHINGTON UPI President Carter will announce his reelection plans 4 in Washington and then travel to several cities for press secretary Jody Powell said Asked whether there was any chance the president would not seek a second Powell replied I am not aware of The plans are for the president to announce his intentions for 1980 on Powell He said the date could be altered if there were overriding matters of na tional The presidents spokesman said Car ter also would travel to several cities after the announcment for fundraising The Washington Star and the New York in similar accounts quot ing administration and campaign offi said Carter would go from a dinner in Washington to similar dinners in New Atlanta and Los Vice President Walter Mondale and Carters wife would fan out across the appearing to gether at some separately at other the Star The newspapers said Gerald Raf Carters longtime media con is seeking to purchase a half hour of national television time at which Carters announcement also would be The announcement would be of little Carter and his wife have hin ted broadly that he was running for re and the CarterMondale cam paign organization has been operating for some time in Washington and in Iowa and said his speech before the bishops con ference was one of the most compre hensive explanations of traditional church attitudes on sexuality they had ever They said it left little room for maneuver to church liberals who had been seeking more flexible guide especially concerning birth con John Paul also condemned what he has been calling the evils of consumer ism in modern urging the bish ops to stand firm against the on slaughts of against ram pant secularism and against moral He told his audience of about 300 bishops the top level of the Catholic hierarchy they must be absolutely faithful to all traditional church But he also realized his orthodoxy would be unpopular among some of Americas SO million adding It is not possible for us to avoid all criticism nor is it possible to please he church traditions represent the word of God in its purity and in John Pauls longawaited speech to the American bishops the ecclesias tical equivalent of his humanrights ad See Page 2 20 CENTS SALINA OCTOBER 108th YEAR 28 Pages Luray farmer killed in a freak accident QUINTER Ernie a Luray died Thursday in a freak accident which involved a colli sion between Homewoods pickup truck and another and the discharge of a According to Quinter City Marshal Larry Homewood was westbound in his pickup truck and was involved in a collision with a car driv en by Galen The two who were about a half block away from the Gove County Hos got out of their vehicles and talked for a Houdehsell said Homewood then told Jameson several items had fallen from the back of his truck in the and he needed to pick them Homewood went back to his truck and when he opened the the shot gun started to fall from the vehicle and Houdeshell Home hit in the heart by the was pronounced dead at the he Houdeshell said he was told Thursday night by Gove County Sheriff Lewis Williams the incident had been ruled an accident and there would be no further believed to be in his mid fanned at Luray but also owned land in Gove Inside Features Area Lessons timing perfect for Great Bend infant Marymount student Sharon couldnt have picked a more opportune time to take a cardiopuLrnonary resusci tation CPR course than last Just ask her little 10month old Jessica Jessica and her and Lyle Great were visiting his parents in Claflin Satur day night when Jessica began to choke on an ice cube she had picked up at the dinner Her mother tried to dislodge the but was But Sha ron used a dislodging technique she learned while taking the eight hour CPR lifesaving course taught by Le land Rock through the American Red Cross in The technique was successful and the ice cube Sharon was required to take the CPR course prior to enrollment in parttime instructor Bev Zeakes education course at Mary mount entitled First It appears that Sharon saved the little girls said and it was so fortunate that she took the course when she will cover it in the First Aid but not for a Outlook brightens a bit for Midwest rail service Lone Star wins another reprieve DENVER UPI A threejudge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday or dered Amtrak to continue operating three passenger routes that have been losing mon The on a 21 said Amtrak must continue operating the lines until further order of the The judges said they would hear oral arguments from both sides on Attorneys representing the states of Kansas and Minnesota and the city of had asked the judges in an emergency session to continue a preliminary injunction barring Am trak from dropping the The motion was signed by Tom assist ant attorney general for the state of and lawyers from the state of Minnesota and the city of It asks that if the court does not delay the an injunction be issued until a lower court can determine the merits of the The emergency asking that a three judge panel consider the was filed one day after District Judge Frank Theis in Wichita dissolved a 10day restraining order against the shutdown of the The three trains originally were scheduled to die The Lone Star had been scheduled to die at 6 CDT Minnesota and Nashville are trying to save the Chicagoto Seattle North Coast Hiawatha and the Chacigoto Miami Theis dissolved his temporary restraining order saying the fact Congress had passed the 1979 Amtrak Reorganization Bill and Presi dent Carters decision to sign the bill voided his Im satisified in my own mind that the plant iffs last chance went out the window when Congress passed the Theis 4 KCT puts Rock Island back on track Related Page 14 CHICAGO UPI The bankrupt Rock Island idled for more than a month during the second longest strike in railway resumed operation Friday under supervision of a Kansas Citybased switching We have just begun to said Harry a Kansas City Terminal Railway vice But we have to crawl before we can We hope all the trains will be rolling Things are moving along smoothly so were highly optimistic normalcy will soon return to the More than employees of financiallytroub led rail line returned to work Friday for the first time in 38 The strike was a deathblow for the Rock Island and left many midwestern farm ers without transportation for their harvested The Interstate Commerce Commission last week authorized the KCT a switching company owned jointly by a dozen railroad companies op erating in the Kansas City area to take over operation of the railroad and pay striking employees the standard industry It feels good to be back to as long as we get said William a laborer in a Rock Island round house in Weve got a lot of cleaning up to do around here two or three car derailments to get back on the Nobody remembers how long ago they The Transportation Department estimated the long strike affected grain elevators in the most of which were either fully or nearly I havent seen any trains yet and we need said Steve branch manager of Belle See Page 2
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