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Beatrice Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 20, 1977, Beatrice, Nebraska Beatrice Daily DAILY SUN Opinion Page UPPER ROOM Water challenge DONT LOOK but the 1978 session of the Nebraska Legislature is only two weeks I DONT ENVY the lawmakers as they prepare to do legislative Even if they didnt introduce a single new bill The Impossible Dream they would have plenty to occupy their time and Thats because there are 161 bills left over from the 1977 and some of them belong in the block buster THE MOST IMPORTANT bills still hanging fire have to do with that most valuable of natural particularly As you may the Legislature backed away from passing groundwater legislation last in favor of additional study and more deliberate Probably that was the correct thing to but it doesnt seem likely the state can afford to put off the difficult decisions on water another year or HELD OVER ARE such bills as which would require the state to prevent irrigation adopting the Nebraska Groundwater Protection which authorizes the interbasin transfer of the Riparian Water Rights which provides private ownership of underground subject to state control in times of which provides conditional private ownership of underground which establishes priorities for appropriation of DONT YOU that just on the subject of water the legislators have an enormous challenge before them If nothing else is accomplished during the 1978 I hope the Legislature will accept the challenge and make the difficult decisions on water that affects us all in one way or Thomas MY ANSWER b DEAR GRAHAM I used to work in a hospital for I know people say alcoholics can be but I became very cynical about Do you really think there is any hope for DEAR I read recently that alcoholism is currently the third greatest problem in the United This iproblem has reached epidemic and it would be easy to be I am convinced that God can give hope to the For one the Bible Therefore if any man be in he is a new creature old things are passed away all things are become new II Corinthians The church in Corinth contained former drunkards see I Corinthians I have seen many instances of Christs power at work in the lives of people who were enslaved by The battle is not an easy But Christ can begin to transform a person into a new and minute by hour by day by day He can give a person the strength to resist the hold alcohol has on Often alcoholism is the result of some deeper such as feelings of loneliness or makes us His children and eases these deeper of all should have love and compassion for those who are They also should be very careful not to be stumbling blocks in front of alcoholics by tempting them to If you are not a I urge you to yield your heart and life to Then God can begin to use you in the lives of c 1977 by The Chicago Triburie News Berrys World 1977 NEA But isnt keeping track of whos naughty and nice like having an enemies list Out of the past By HOSE SUGtiK ft 10 Years Ago An elaborate display featuring a nativity scene won first place for Bruno 315 in the city wide Christmas Lighting First prize was Second place went to Calvin 410 Marlborough who won and the third prize went to Archie 125 Receiving honorable mentions were the homes of Val Robert Umphenour and Lonnie Pat Although it was not eligible for con the judges called noteworthy the decoration of the citys water pollution control The same team of judges also selected the winners of the lighting contest that Allen Davison sponsored for residents of Davison In this contest first place and went to Lonnie second place and went to Paul Kollekowski and third place money went to Lewis 20 Years Ago Students at Beatrice High School saw that their teachers could perform on the stage as well as in front of the when faculty members put on the Christmas program before closing for the Three vocalists from the school staff contributed to the musical They were fjerre Geraldine Whitted and Florence s Beat rice Daily Sun 200 7th Nebraska M310 Telephone 2735233 75th Year 140 WINNING NEBRASKA PRESS ASSOCIATION A quartet composed of Arlington Terry Louis Burkel and John Harris sang familiar Christmas Lucille Reilly led the student body and visitors in a community 30 Years Ago A new record collection by Salvation Army kettles with over in donations was reported by Captain Mary Gage county was to have a new welfare director sometime the middle of Beulah was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Vernon Margaret Bush was to fill in the position until Schofield arrived in Blome was to take over as the new veterans officer in Gage County in 40 Years Ago A lifesize illuminated Santa Claus and his scampering over the roof top of the Morton home at 2400 Elk was picked to be the winner in the Christmas lighting spon sored by the Junior Chamber of Com Mildred Luebben won second with a simple display of lights telling a Christmas story in her Ken Coopers amusing cartoon display took In it Donald Duck was emerging from the chimney while Mickey Mouse hung stockings in the Kent Publisher Founder Publisher 19081964 OF ASSOCIATED PRESS SUBSCRIPTION RATES by Carrier boy per By mail in advance within 50 miles of Beatrice one year six months three months Nebraska and Kansas over 50 miles from Beatrice one year all other states except Alaska and Hawaii one year Published daily except New Years Memorial Independence Labor Thanksgiving and Second Class Postage paid at Thoughts TUESDAY And he said to Go and fell that I cast out demons and perform cures today and and the third day I finish my Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the day following for it cannot be that a prophet should perish away from Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of Waldo American DOCTORS OPINION When heart rate is slow By DEAR LAMB Several weeks I had a blackout and the doctor ordered me to the Before I knew what had I was rushed to the operating room for My pulse had dropped to and they had to put in a I would like to know more about a what it and why I had to have I was so short of breath and so tired for so What are the symptoms to look for if something should go wrong with the pacemaker DEAR READER your heart has its own which acts like a spark It stimulates the heart to beat each The stimulation is really an electrical The natural spark plug has its own and it can speed up or slow down within your normal The electrical impulse passes down from the top of the heart and must cross the area between the top chambers of the heart and the lower pumping You can think of this area as a A common cause for a very slow heart rate in an older individual is that disease damages the area where the bridge is With no the electrical impulse cannot pass from the top to the bottom pumping When the pumping chambers are not they will beat very slowly on their The slow rate is not fast enough in many instances to maintain adequate cir When the circulation is the brain is affected and may cause a person to lose The pacemaker provides a regular stimulation to the lower pumping chambers from a battery It can be set at the rate that the doctor wants the heart to beat to provide a steady heart There are different some with a variable All have the basic function of being able to run your heart at a satisfactory rate to maintain good This in turn prevents fainting and it may improve circulation to the brain sufficiently to clear mental confusion if that is a complication of poor Pacemakers need to be checked from time to time to be sure the batteries are still Procedures available vary from clinic to but I would advise you to check with your doctor and have a clear understanding of what they have available for you and when you should have your pacemaker If the pacemaker doesnt work your heart rate is likely to get too slow and may cause That could cause mental or loss of Many people get along great with a The recent models are much better than older I would like to remind my readers that many healthy people have slow heart Roger Bannister had a resting heart rate in the 30s when he was fully trained to break the fourminute if you are not an a very slow heart rate of 50 or below can mean To give you more information on heart rates in other I am sending you The Health Letter number 9 Your Heart Rate What It Others who want this information can send 50 cents with a self addressed envelope for it to me in care of this Box San TX Newspaper Enterprise Barbs Trouble with the hohoho is after the first of the it turns into the owe ALL NEBRASKA COMimNIITV 1 WASHINGTONMERRYGOROUND Child abuse ugly By JACK ANDERSON andLESWHITTEN WASHINGTONFor more than a we have been tracking down the sordid details of a story that should revolt the Its an ugly story of sexual depravity among high government of ficials in We were told that young ages 8 to were being abused for the sexual gratification of top military and civilian officials in Our informants claimed the practice was at least con doned by Alfredo the dictator who has held the Paraguayan people in his iron grip for 23 This sounded to us like anti Stroessner But one of our sources traveled to Paraguay and brought back substantial but second hand reports of the sexual Now we have obtained the sworn statement of an eyewitness whose credibility cannot be The squalid un is In the Alfredo Stroessner has distinguished himself by tyrannizing his own people and by providing a haven for Adolf Hitlers war Among these refugees from world justice is Josef perhaps the most celebrated Nazi war criminal still on the described by the little Jewish girl Anne Frank as the angel of ex termination at Auschwitz concentration Both passports and protection are provided by Now the dictator has been linked to this nasty sex Sources allege that he frequently visits a suburban in a neighborhood called Barrio where the children are sexually Yet the sad fact is that the United States over the years has been one of Stroessners strongest Just last he was President Car ters dinner guest at the White He has received an annual average of million in American aid over the past four And the flow of military assistance to Paraguay didnt stop until this The details of the sexual depravity are almost too sickening to But its a story that should not be hushed The details are provided by Ada who comes from a Paraguayan family of wealth and Her late grand father was chief justice of the Paraguayan supreme Her uncle is now the Paraguayan ambassador in Her father is an important of ficial in an international organization in Sources at the State Department confirmed that Ada Rodriguez is a person of consequence and Larry director of the Council on Hemispheric put us together with She answered our questions and gave us a sworn Adas involvement in the child abuse scandal began in November She and her a naval were having lunch at the house of his superior officer when they were summoned by neighbors to a house next she told our associate Joe To her she saw the un conscious bodies of three little two of them age the other age lying naked on a pile of sand in the rear of the she her voice They were bleeding from the genital she and had marks on their bodies evidencing sexual Ada summoned the police who were told by an elderly caretaker that he was working there under the protection of a high army officer whom he identified as a Colonel Upon hearing the police hastily taking no Ada we were told by neigh bors that at one point the old man had 14 little girls between the ages of 8 and 9 under his The outraged a mother of three children began She learned that Perrier maintained a home in a fashionable neighborhood called Barrio where young peasant purchased from their impoverished RS made available to the top Paraguayan Stroessner frequently visits the Ada For a Ada implored her in fluential friends to denounce this She was warned repeatedly to remain silent and not become In absolute she turned to a man named Miguel who publishes an underground Communist newspaper called She is opposed to his but he promised to publish the He was unable to keep his In December of Soler was and Adas story was found among his Shortly after midnight on three men broke down the door of her home and dragged her off to the offices of the Paraguayan secret The notorious chief of the secret Pastor accused her of being involved in a plot to kill When she denied Coronel personally began beating her while she was held by another Then she was into a room where she was beaten continuously for three Once she was dipped headfirst into a large tub filled with she heard a man screaming and was in formed by a guard it was her husband and son being I decided I could take it no she I found a piece of a can and started cutting my wrist and A sneering guard dragged her into the bathroom and stuck her wounded wrist into a gutter full of She lost consciousness and woke up in a It took the political connections of her influential family to gain her release on She has been in the United States ever slowly recovering from her Footnote Our repeated calls to the Paraguayan embassy for comment have not been Adas who asked to remain also refused to talk to United Feature Letters to the editor Editor We would like to thank the Gage County Extension Office and Beatrice Police Department for presenting to us the law enforcement Special thanks to Lieutenant Fitzgerald for his time and effort by coming to school every Monday for six This program taught us things we were not aware of concerning the law en During the six weeks we learned about felony and the process of and juvenile A lot of boys and girls were not aware that there was not a curfew in The last day of this program we took a tour of the Gage County Detention We were very impressed with the way it was set up and run Also a big thanks to Officer Wolf who spent two hours with us Tuesday night showing us what they accomplish being We hope this program we enjoyed it and learned a lot Jennifer Lisa Huston 9th grade Junior High students Dear Santa I dont need my two front You see Im only What I really want is someone to help me to learn to walk and use my hands because you see those toys you gave me last year I couldnt play I love Tommy Im writing this for my You I wont know how to help my child because funds for Project Find will come to an Please make others aware of what can be through Project Theyve been good to us these last three Have a Merry Christmas and may our New Year bring new God bless Tommys Editor What is Project Find It serves children with delayed development between the ages of birth and five Children who are slow to talk and or who are mentally retarded or cerebral palsied are a few examples of the children We believe every child has the right to develop to the very best of his Let us help these special little people NOW For further contact ESU 5 223 Project Find is now serving ap proximately 30 children within the speech and language multi handicapped and inhome The staff of Project Find is excited about the new classroom developed for the physically and multihandicapped The greatest support in this classroom comes from the Mothers are staying in the classroom during the which allows for carryover of activities in the We wish all a very Merry Christmas and much joy in the New Parents of Project Find Save 25 off our entire stock of winter slippers sale to Pick and choose from a wide variety of slippers and sortie pile some quilted and all made to keep thoses toes warm this animal Disney Womens shag scuffs or Mens corduroy Womens fleece lined Mens fleece lined GIANT WINTER CLEARANCE SALE in full lOOOs of of shoes reduced 20 to 50 Richmo A Gordmo A 2205 No 6th Oprn 9 to 9 Daily 12 to 6
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