Beatrice Daily Sun in Beatrice, Nebraska
5 Dec 1977

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5 Dec 1977

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Beatrice Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Beatrice, Nebraska Beatrice daily Sun overview monday dec. 5, 1977 14 pages i 5 cents As a teacher Sheryl already knows the ropes by de Torres Okay class heres the quiz of the Day a describe a student answer a a woman or Man Early 20s, eager yet nervous embarking on his or her first try on the other Side of the desk a Well maybe for every Rule there san exception and in Beatrice Sheryl Itzen is the exception. Miss Itzen is one of four student teachers in the Beatrice Public schools this fall. The 33-year-old woman is older than her supervising teacher at Lincoln elementary school Ham Neah and she s not nervous. As a teacher. Miss Itzen already knows the ropes armed with a two year associate degree from the former Fairbury Junior College she taught four years in Lavista from 1965-1969 then she moved to Beatrice where she took a Job at the Beatrice state developmental Center working with mentally retarded youngsters Ages 8-18. In 1973, she decided her Job Wasny to heading her in the right direction and so she went Back to school at the University of Nebraska Lincoln a live been taking courses a Little at a time Ever since a she said she is majoring in elementary education though she would rather have had a degree in Early childhood development at the time she went Back to school the University did not offer a degree in that Field her ambition is to one Day own and run her own Nursery school but after graduation in May she will be looking for a k4> teaching Job she began teaching kindergarten at Lincoln elementary in August and will Complete the term this month the class has 20 students and miss Itzen has taken Over the morning sessions teaching Reading math and writing and supervising the free play period at 2 p in. She goes to her Job at the Beatrice state developmental Center. And on tuesday nights she makes the trek to Lincoln for one of her College courses. Although she admits she took the a hard Way to get there it s not surprising that Shes becoming a teacher. Her father the late Herbert Itzen was a principal for one of the Fairbury elementary schools and her Mother still works in the Fairbury Public schools As a nurse student teacher Sheryl Itzen says she took the hard Way to get where she is today. Photo by Deb Torres Carter Reform could quadruple state s Public assistance Rolls Lincoln neb a the states Public assistance Rolls could be quadrupled by president Carters welfare Reform proposals which could make 137,000 More nebraskans eligible for benefits state welfare director Eldin Ehrich said the newly eligible persons would essentially be the working poor under the proposed system a family of four with an annual income of or less would be Able to receive some Cash payments Ehrlich said in this regard As in others. Ehrich complains that the plan is not geared to the problems of individual states the philosophy behind the welfare Reform package May in Correct Ehrlich said but a federalized system would in a mistake states at first reacted favourably to the Osha keeps Promise cuts Many Mickey mouse1 rules by Harry f. Rosenthal associated press a Rifer Washington a it a the labor department made Good today on its Promise to rid employers and workers of nitpicking outdated and just Plain silly Job safety rules by moving to dump More than 1,100 regulations no longer must toilet seats in businesses be of the open front Type no More must fire extinguishers be no higher off the floor than 34 feet in some cases. 5 feet Iii others labor Secretary Ray Marshall noted that thousands of injuries and illnesses Are suffered by workers each year but a to the Best of our knowledge none Lias been caused by the shape of a toilet seat or because a fire extinguisher was two inches tin Low a the proposed new rules were made Public with no Little Pride by the departments occupational safety and health administration a much maligned Agency in the past a today is announcement Marks one of the few times in history a government regulatory Agency has decreased its rules rather than adding More a said Eula Bingham head of Osha or. Bingham had vowed last May to in a the Mickey mouse out of Oshay a rules her office Esti mates that 62 million workers and 5 million employers Are covered by the regulations the new version will eliminate a prohibition against putting ice in drinking water a a Rule that goes Back to 1930, when ice often came from Ponds with a notable water it will also do away with specifying the gauge of Sheet Metal in duct work required for ventilation purposes Many of the rules being eliminated Are duplicated by those of other agencies others Are obsolete through tech a total of $2,129.82 had been collected for the salvation army tree of lights by monday morning. This puts the salvation army to 21 percent of its $10,000 goal. Twenty one lights Are lighted on the tree. No logical change and others simply insult intelligence a tanks May be of any shape or Typo consistent with sound engineering says one provision that Vail be out one requirement dealing with areas containing hazardous chemicals forced employers to keep a daily roster of employees entering regulated areas and to hold on to the lists for 20 years the Rule won t be in the new version or Bingham said that because of the High interest expected the usual 30-Day period for Public comment will be expanded to 90 Davs then hearings will tie held on matters that Are controversial Atter that probably by the end of 1978 the proposals will become effective meanwhile. Roshas 1,400 inspectors have been told to w Ink at most hut not All violations of the rules that Are slated to in discarded the government term for this is a de Minimise enforcement a revocation is a lengthy process said or Bingham a we Are concerned with taking action now to implement our common sense approach Elvis souvenirs Memphis Tenn it a it a Federal judge said today that a Delaware firm has exclusive rights to distribute Elvis Presley souvenirs judge Harry Wellford of u s District court sided with factors Etc inc of Bear Delin its dispute with the Memphis development foundation Over distribution of Pewter miniatures of a statue of the late Singer Carter proposals because Secretary of health education and welfare Joseph Califano told governors it would save Money that attitude is changing rapidly Ehrlich Sass As it is realized that the proposal May save state tax dollars the first year but ultimately will tie As expensive or even More expensive for state governments the states would lose control of the welfare program. Ehrlich said currently the Federal government gives the states Money on a Matching basis for payments As Aid to dependent children and As Aid to the aged Blind and disabled the checks Are sent out by the state but local welfare officials Adornos Ter the program the Federal government would take Over this process with what one state official called a the great computer in the ski a one supposed Protection in this proposal is that recipients would have to till out and return a form each month to get another Check Ehrlich and others scoff at the system although it is supposed to by a Protection against fraud Ehrlich speculated that it would Hurt the needy when the Check did t come. Ehrich said the recipient would look to state and local programs for help while the Federal bureaucracy took six months to determine Why the Check did t arrive the state would have to act. A Federal takeover of the Basic welfare programs would t even make a sizable Dent in the Cost of state programs. Ehrlich said Day care meals on wheels medicaid and other services would continue to be administered by the state the six1 la i w order now handling both the Xix and medicaid problems of a family would still by needed for medicaid he said a it s amazing that the Carter administration people ignored that kind of problem a Ehrlich said. A they believe in lust give my Money to people and hoping they will work it out a a Ehrlich said that might be the Only solution in a big Industrial state w Ith High unemployment but it does no to work for a state like Nebraska like others in state government Ehrlich wonders what Nebraska can do with funds to provide jobs Tor the unemployed one of the Central figures of the Arter plan in most of Nebraska unemployment is almost technically nonexistent he said Ehrlich prefers minor modifications in tile present system to leave the states firmly in control he is giving that message to Nebraska s congressional delegation smaller increase Beatrice congas customers May get a smaller rate increase at the end of the year than previously anticipated according to manager Mike Schuknecht. Congas originally said a $2 per month increase for average residential users would go into effect dec. 27 Northern natural Gas company in Omaha which supplies congas however has announced its wholesale rates w ill not Rise As much As expected Northern which previously had announced a $108 million annual increase now will get Only a $63 million increase As a result of settlement conferences with its Utility customers and the Federal Energy regulatory commission Schuknecht says he assumes the decrease which will go into effect immediately for wholesale customers will lower the consumer rate increase he said. However the Beatrice office has not yet been notified of a rate decrease Trade suspension Washington a Federal Bank regulators today announced a 10-Day trading suspension in the Stock of the National Bank of Georgia the Bank once headed by Bert Lance who resigned in september As president Carter s budget director John Heimann. The comptroller of the currency and chief regulator of National Banks said the trading suspension was ordered a following a written request by the Bank in View of recent increased trading volume and Price movements in the Market Bank stocks. The suspension was effective immediately strike assured Washington apr United mine workers president Arnold Miller said today there is no Chance of avoiding a nationwide Coal strike set to begin at mid night tonight asked what the chances were for a strike Miller said. A there la be Miller said the status of the Union s talks w Ith the bituminous Coal operators association were a not too Good a an Industry spokesman reported that 28 Coal association mines were shut Down today because Imp members had walked out ahead of the strike deadline he had no estimate of the number of miners involved the spokesman said Boa companies operate about 1,800 mines More than 2,200 miners were reported off their jobs late last week in Ohio and w est Virginia in apparent anticipation of a National walkout which would the loth for the i my in 40 years Bermuda Calm Hamilton Bermuda a British troops armed with rifles and machine guns deployed in Bermuda today for the first time in nearly to years but rioting to protest the execution of two Blacks for political murders already had ended British commanders said 260 troops had been brought in from bases in Belize in Central America and England to Back up the 900 men of the local police Force and the Bermuda regiment the British Island Colony was Calm All Day sunday and Only three fire bombs exploded sunday night in a truck and a vacant House in Hamilton and at a Reform school 12 Miles outside the City no casualties were reported today s cogitation a Man is As Young As he feels after trying to prove it anon Mous Otler i. Titan Payr / j amusement 7 opinion rage 2 classified 10-11 people rage h comics 6 record deaths 3 sports 1-5 local rage 9 to i of a a markets 3 j pledges contributions at $70, i 14 to United Way Over the top Beatrice United Way went Over the top monday reaching its Campaign goal for the first time in 22 years contributions and pledges totalled $70,114 to Helen Mick United Way assistant treasurer reported the goal was $70, Khz this year s Campaign goes to help finance seven local agencies Gage county red Cross Myca Owca salvation army. Yui youth recreation boy scouts and girl scouts Beatrice last met its goal in 1955 when $34,814 was raised the Community wide drive began in 1943 and Beatrice made its goal for six straight years until 1949 then the Long drought began except for the goal reaching Campaign of 1955 this years total of $70,114 Marks the most Money Ever raised in the Campaign the previous High was $62,665 in 1975 Glen Schmieding. Campaign chairman this year. Called the drive Success a a big step by the business and professional Community and their employees and showed they do have a Strong interest in and Are w Illing to give their support to the seven participating agencies and the services they provide Quot he added. A i d like to extend my Paiik it and appreciation to All divisional it a Plains Campaign workers the United Way Board. Helen Minick the daily Sun and Kwh be a of this y ear s $70,114 to sum $38,447 was Given in Cash $19,252 in pledges and $12,415 to in payroll deductions following Are the divisional totals in in drive wholesale and transportation $1,740, real estate $2,005, selected group. $2,852 utilities $6.017 70 attorneys $1,045 medical and doctors $3,569, abstract and insurance $1,437 50. Industrial $13,601 household items $1,526. Hospitals Homes medical supplies and mortuaries. $3,142 governmental $1,954.50 f xh1 service groceries bars $1,458 financial $9 678. Farm implement and supplies $1,473 >4 education. $3,208, clergy. $539 department and clothing stores $2,075 building trades $1,875. Beauty Anc Barber Shotis. $280, automotive Anc service stations $2,694 50, special

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