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Amarillo Sunday News Globe (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Amarillo, Texas Amarillo sunday news Globe x Al a Lex ajl pm. X a flux Amarillo Texas sunday. November 9, 1975 a a vol 51, no. 45 to be or of to be k w / j m tiny tar i ministers comment on grim decision 1 a. A a = -i3?.rs-c is by Debbie Fuller Globe news staff writer a Pale hopeless body lies motionless beneath cold White sheets the Only movement in the silent room is the constant rhythmic beat of a Respirator its artificial function in rude contrast with the natural pro Ess of us Inge and dying. Outside a distraught family must make a grim dec Ision one they will have to live with and another May die with the Respirator s every beat is a deafening reminder of the suffering it prolongs and the death it postpones. Should the plug be pulled in most cases yes. Say Severa Nian Llo ministers and doctors. Fiovo Wheeler minister of Paramount Terrace Christian Church said i feel that ifs wrong to keen a person alive beyond the time he would normally die. You can t take a life mercy killing in that s in gods hands. But keeping a person alive by mechanical Means is contrary to gods will. The perplexing Issue of negative euthanasia abandoning use of extraordinary Means that keep a dying person alive i has been called a moral Issue that ministers must a medical problem that doctors should solve and a Legal ques Tion that lawyers must answer to protect the rights of those involved. But Amarillo psychiatrist or. Jaime Quintanilla believes there is some a Buck passing Quot going on. A a nobody wants to make the decision a a be said. However he said he is not in favor of a categorized Legal answer to the . A it would be a ctr frightening he said to leave the matter up to a court decision. A you would have a Couch be judgment of men deciding who s going to die when death is natural but is it natural to determine when a a Amarillo ministers agree. They say it the ultimate decision of the patients family when the patient s wishes arc not known. The essential thing to remember. Wheeler said is that Quot dying is not a bad thing. Why hold a person in misery Here when there is a better life . Studies suit to seek pm break ii Washington a the Federal government is considering efforts to break up the giant general motors corp the world s largest automaker according to a government source the Federal Trade Ommi son fit mily tabs president Arthur Taylor defines and defends television s controversial family viewing Rule ease Phuc the Panhandle regional planning commission is the re ent subject of a suit contesting its the history and organization of the prep is explained on Page d-2 cavalcade an Opportunity to View and buy crafts and Art work will be provided by the Federated Home arts club in its cavalcade of crafts on saturday proceeds from both rentals and ticket sales will he donated to girl town Page c-1 Nich in the last decade we have lost Faith in the american dream the Horatio Alger Promise that hard working individuals Rose from rags to riches. Yet Success stories continue to fascinate. Head about Charlie Rich in family weekly Index arts .b-8-11 ill business b 5 classified. Comics.b-12 c word.b_12 deaths. Editorials .c-16-17 Oil. Of j.7 sports.b-1 7 spa Quot is a n2 women sin was report tel to have recommended antitrust action against the giant automaker whose sales last year totalled nearly $32 billion. Etc chairman Lewis a eng Man de Hneil comment on the report saying Only that we have a number of going on. Some Are the responsibility of the commission and some of the jul Uoo department. I ice , Dpi put assistant at Sornev general said of the report a any Industry when is Struc Turoa like the Auto Industry is the subject of constant observation Quot the Justice department reportedly was close to filing an an uru St suit against pm in 198 but overridden by the White House. He news said saturday. More than half the cars built and sold in the in United states Are made by the Etc stain Quot says that kind of dominance is tantamount to monopoly. Said pc which reported it had Learned that both Che economics and the Competition bureaus of the Etc have recommended antitrust action against pm. That report was confirmed by a source in the Federal government who did not wish to be Ian Ufier a Justice has been working on this for a Long time Quot said prank b Maraone a pm spokesman in Washington. Quot i would t know where the pc fits a spokesman for the Justice department said the pc Reters its Rei Omrine nations to the department which has 40 Days to decide whether to file suit at the end of that period the matter is returned to the Etc which can file suit on its own. Pm has been in antitrust trouble before. In 1965. Pm signed a consent decree with the Justice department agreeing to make its bus engine Axle and transmission designs and components available to any other competitor at the time. Pm was the Only m a j 0 r bus manufacturer. American Moirs took advantage of the consent order and began producing Buse suit against would be the biggest suit Ever handled by the Etc. Abc said and the most Spet to Caiar antitrust action since the government broke up Standard Oil in spokesmen in l4etroit would not comment on the matter. In he firms third Quarter profits see pm breakup Page 2considerable cloudiness w Ltd a sight Chance of showers today decreasing cloudiness tonight. Mostly fair monday. Turning cooler today and much colder tonight High today in the mid 50s. Low tonight in the upper 20s. High monday in the upper 40s. Winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 24 Miles per hour t Olav. Probability of precipitation today 20 per cent All Rev a kiss for Betty a v a w Iri it Iii Irv Insi he lie aug give Quot Pul Leil away Belt he i new Ork newsstand operator Ford a kiss on the hand be sort. A Rose ret service agent. Or. I oni visible the Ulli Oun in Ost i Aneer detection Institute while she was in new a a Ork. After death if he is a Christian ironically Quot the most taboo subject in America today is death a said one Amarillo physician he said the topic of death is emotion charged and cannot be handled by Many people in a rational Way. Msgr. A t. Matthiesen agrees. To emotions could Block rational decisions in negative euthanasia cases 1 and therefore 1 would suggest that families seek professional father Matthiesen said. In our culture we Are too afraid of death. Death is a beginning not an end. The Christian religion has always said this and now there is scientific information that bears it out. People who have been through a close Brush with death say it is a Beautiful he explained the Catholic Church s stance on negative euthanasia. We know we Are not required by god to use extraordinary Means to prolong life when doctors have determined there is no human possibility to restore health. We would certainly say it is moral to allow a person to die in a dignified manner Quot dignity is a word used by almost the ministers questioned. The James Haney chaplain at the episcopal student Center at West state University said there is Christian value in death with dignity a the god of life is the god of death a do death should not be approached i h total fear death is a natural part of life and life involves More thai keeping a person breathing through abnormal Means said the Rev or Haney Rev David Heidtm be pastor of Beautiful Savior lutheran Church a Aid a prolonging ones existence mechanically removes any dignity to of the individual. If you re ready to die and you re at peace with god Why sweat it Quot in her Book. Quot questions and answers on death and dying a or Elisabeth Kubler Ross also mentions dignity. A Many patients have reached their stage of acceptance and have expressed the wish to be allowed to die and have been Able to keep their eau Animia and their dignity to the Vor end Quot Heidtke said his experience confirms this a families sometimes show a Lack of Faith although the individual patient i has Faith and is not afraid to face death like the family Mav or. Ronald e. Turk an Amarillo Reci dilation today 20 per service Ugenti. Vir. Rory doctors Page 2 cent i Caneer detection Institute while she was in new Ork. A a a a police find $50,000 in jewelry _ the Hill of an Amarillo Man has turned Over $50,-000 Worth of Jewelv to authorities along with a Bill of Sale apparently from the Man who reported a Large Quantity of jewelry stolen in Dallas last Vear. Acting on a tip from a local jeweler that he had been offered $15.000 Worth of Turquoise jewelry earlier in the week to ice began a routine Check to see if it might be stolen Dallas authorities replied that il83 776 38 Worth of Turquoise and Silver i a lev was reported by if a Perry Pierson to have been stolen trom i lers ii. . Dallas fort Worth Airport in july officers said Pierson had an insurance claim on the missing Jewelv and has filed suit against the airlines which had custody of the shipment when it apparently was taken. The suit was reportedly for s500.000. Armed with a search warrant. Amarillo police went to he Home of Aniie Bewley. 42 of 3310 Kingston shortly after Midnight Friday night Bewley at the request of officers produced 1 183 pieces of Turquoise jewelry along with a Bill of Salt from Pierson Brothers co. Of Dallas. The Bill of Sale police said was sign tel with the name Perry and was dated Aue 28, 1975 officers said the Bill of Sale showed jewelry valued at App Roji innately $150,000 sold for $30,000 in Cash Bewley told officers that he did not know if the jewelry was stolen. Based on the markings of the jewelry and value Given on the list attached to the Bill of Sale police estimated the value of the recovered property at $55,684.98. Amarillo authorities said no charges would be made in Amarillo and As far As they were concerned the Case was closed by further action would have to come from Dallas authorities police said

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