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5 Dec 1977

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5 Dec 1977

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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Brownsville, Texas The preaching business part i religious charities under pressure to reveal finances editor s note Aat Riew gave Marty in Mihm to Charity Lait year. The biggest Chaak of the Nosey Seal to Reti Toas in it to Aal these Irmaa Halls Are Mier growl Prea ave to give the Way Caletri Netiam hereto. Here la the for a of a five part series is a task at the move tora Flaa Acial Mada swe by charities. By Louise Cook associated press writer representatives of the nation s top evangelical associations Are meeting in Chicago later this week to talk about Money and to try to decide How much they should Tell the Public about the Way contributions Are spent the religious shanties traditionally have been the strongest opponents of efforts to Force non profit organizations to disclose information about their Fin a n c i a i operations some spokesmen contend that legislation on financial disclosure would be a violation of the principle of separation of Church and state the arguments and the fears remain but a growing number of religious leaders say they must set up a voluntary system for financial it Leisure to avoid a mandatory one in a recent meeting in Washington dc., roman Catholic Bishops approved strict new standards governing fund raising in the Church. The Standard intended for use by All Catholic dioceses and religious orders in the United states require full accountability to contributors with regular audited reports setting Forth the amounts collected the costs of the fund raising and the purposes and uses of the Money. The evangelical leaders a about three dozen of them a were invited to Chicago by w Stanley Mooneyham president of world vision which a spokesman describes As a a non profit interdenominational outreach of christians concerned with the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world vision has been one of the few religious groups which has always been willing to provide financial information to donors who asked in july officials of world vision and about half a Daren other religious charities met in the office of . Soft Mark 0. Hatfield a or who is a member of the world vision Board among the subjects under discussion was a Mil proposed by rep Charles h Wilson. A Calif which would require most major charities to provide a breakdown of where and How their Money is spent speaking in support of his Bill Wilson said it represented a a Golden Opportunity to take a positive step that will insure that the vital work done by legitimate charitable Organ nations can be continued in the future in an environment that is not tainted by frequent scandal a at about the same time As Wilson was speaking Hatfield was talking to the religious leaders. Richard l. Watson director of communications for world vision said Hatfield told them a if Christian agencies Don t take the Bull by the horns and come up with some kind of organization of their own that voluntarily provides information then Congress is going to Doit. A we agreed with sen hat held. We Felt Christian agencies ought to do something Watson said world vision supports the idea of financial disclosure but is opposed to making it mandatory there had been pressure for financial disclosure from other sources As Well published reports said that the Billy Graham evangelistic association was not in compliance with a Minnesota Law requiring registration and annual reports an annuity plans sold in the state in problem a which Graham blamed on postal and other errors a was cleared up. And the association subsequently provided for the first time a full Public breakdown of its spending the Issue of financial disclosure is not a new one. Religious organizations in particular have come under attack Ever since the scandal within the Pallottino fathers of Baltimore a roman Catholic order which raised $20 million in a two year period but spent less than 5 percent of the funds on charitable purposes some states already limit the amount charities can spend on find raising others require shanties to include a financial statement along with appeals advertisements for the save the children foundation of Westport conn., include a Sec Hon which asks potential donors Quot do you wish verification of save the children credentials a the Section says that 78 i per cent of the organization s Money is used for direct Aid and support of the Chanty itself an annual report and audit statement Are available on request world vision tells contributors a Over the past three years. World vision invested More than $43 9 million on its of Ystenes while total overhead has Avera 171 percent a a see Ive preaching Page 141976 total giving to Charity in the . J29.42 billion contributions individuals Mumm Mumm Lilly to bequests 2 36 i foundations i j m billions j 13 111 corporations is 35 i source american association of fund a ism counsel inc religion distribution health hospitals he Sui education h w 07 social welfare h 12 67 arts i humanities m to civic i Public i son other s 2 42 Bridge employee a Freedom action delayed on pay boosts by James Pinkerton after a Brief closed door executive session on a person net matters a the Cameron county comm issuers court today again delayed action on raises for Gateway badge employees and announced plans to hire an Independent engineering consultant far the new Hall of Justice Complex during the regular meeting earlier this morning conv miss loner d j Lerma asked that the court wait until january to consider a request for use of the Bayview county Airport for a Willie Nelson proposed for the 1978 memorial Day weekend a let s place it the request dragsters boxed in by police a Roadblock that sealed off a three mile stretch of Texas Highway 3068 Between South most Road and pm Sii boxed in approximately 300 surprised drag racers and spectators sunday afternoon As members of the Cameron county sheriff s department and the Texas department of Public safety sought to end the weekly gathering of hot rudders and their fans. According to chief Deputy Eddie Gonzalez of the sheriff s department the unexpected arrival of Law enforcement officers caused a hurried scattering of autos Many of which soon became bogged Down in a nearby Cotton Field As their divers attempted to flee the area sheriff Gus Krausse said the sunday afternoon ritual Bas Beal taking place for about to months and that the deserted strip of Highway bordered by pm 511 and pm 1419 has become a popular strip for dragsters and onlookers because of its location outside to City limits near the South Moat area of Brownsville according to Krausse numerous citations were issued by the Dps during an suing Auto and License Check made of the Many persons who were trapped by the Roadblock no arrests were made but warnings were Given the Large group not to assemble in in Vicinity again to fit ctr in Don Pedro Cane Toto Tor newsroom and asked a is it Roe to cops Are Etc tog those patters Over by Hope pot a a that a right they to a til mob tomorrow to get it Quot the City editor replied. A Coso Pele will give Yoo toys in where they la Stod toe Baa. A a they la a Rotoly go straight Hack to Market Ira Are. Aad it he veal. Min Famh bom on the fourth of july 1892 sometime in january to give the regular complainers a Chance to come in Quot said Lerma with a Grin Harlingen comm is loner r h Fowler said he has spoken with concert organizers from Austin and the promoters expect a a least 20.000 concert goers i and Are looking for 40.000�?o to attend the diabetic association Benefit before the closed session county judge Hay Ramon asked court to consider action on the badge employees raises citing a tremendous disparity Between their salaries and wages paid employees of the in Valley owned Brownsville and Matamoros badge Quot you can imagine How our people feel win they discover they make 50 percent less a than Bam employees Ramon said. Calling to county badge Quot our Best asset Quot when the commissioners re opened the Public meeting following the executive session they told badge manager Henry Hickford that the raises would be taken up at to next meeting on dec 12 a we can t agree on salaries Fowler said of Uxbridge budget hold up adding that some of in proposed raises would double the existing pay of certain employees Fowler explained that something has to v done a concerning pay Scales to Avert a morale problem a the proposed Budeth would boost manager Hickford s salary to $21,500 a year from $18.300i, increase the assistant manager from $13,740 to $16 000 annually raise to supervisor s pay from $10,116 to 112,700 and raise in bookkeeper typist from $6,876 to $8 500 annually toll collectors with six Mon Tbs experience would v paid see county Page 14 two Pri candidates victorious Matamoros unofficial i almost Complete returns from sunday s City election for mayor and state near earn native from this District indicate to official party Pri i candidates overwhelmingly Defeated those from to Partido Autentico de la revolution mexican parm or Antonio Cava Garza to official party candidate for mayor and Francisco Vega on to same ticket for representative Defeated parm Tan dictates Enrique Siller Flores former mayor and Jesus do la Paz Bermudez in an election in which voting was Light in spite of excellent Weater Siller Flores admitted defeat today and slated to people s apathy did not make it possible to effect a change Here liquor stores and Salon were closed from noon sat or Day until Midnight sunday a u k 2 Ltd u r o -4 a j 4 u c c 3 a j c 3 a monday dec. 5,1977 vol. 86 no. 134 14 pages daily 15c a sunday 35c All the comforts of Home can be seen strewn around the makeshift Camp of some eight transients presently living near Hope Park located in downtown Brownsville along the Bio Grande the squatters ordered evicted a Small band of transients who aet up a makeshift Camp near Hope Park along the Rio Grande have been Given until noon tuesday to vacate in Vicinity by orders of in Brownsville police department to group of vagrants who police say a subsist on kantian doing a apparently set stakes in in area about a week ago but Aly workers ordered to Clear High grasses around a City water pump brought attention to the jobless men. Resulting in the order to vacate today by chief of mice Andres Vega Vega said in drifters formerly congregated in the Market Square area of in City. But departed after the inception of to City police a foot patrol Quot Hope Park located near 12th and levee Street along in River also serves As a gathering spot for tourists and other Pio knickers. And in new occupants represent a nuisance to cars wishing to use in Park Vega said a i Don t know Worre try la go Quot Vega said of to atm occupying in Park Quot i Don t think they have Money to go any vre a a arabs end Unity meet in discord Tripoli Libya api five Arab opponents of Egypt ban peace overtures to Israel formed a confrontation front against president Anwar Sadat today and announced diplomatic and Token economic sane Bons against him Iraq walked out of to Tripoli Summit meeting undermining to United front Sadat s foes hoped to achieve and Demon Tilting once again the chronic Sac Sion in in Arab world Sadat said the Arab Campaign against him caused Bim no concern he also told two interviewers in Cairo sunday that in soviet Union was behind the a rubbish at the Tripoli meeting in leaders of Syria Libya Algeria South Yemen and the palestinian guerrilla movement agreed in a final communique to a a freeze a diplomatic relations with Egypt they also called for a Boycott of egyptian companies trading with Israel of which there Are none demand that the Headquarters of to 21 member Arab i Eagle be removed from Cairo and appealed for support for Syria to chief remaining military treat to Israel to meeting also resulted in a reconciliation among Pale Simian guerrilla groups and a hardening of palestinian it App it Sibon by peace negotiations with Israel Iraq delegates left the crash of hijacked plane kills too Johore Bharu. Malaysia map a investigators Are try my to determine whether the hijackers of a malaysian air liner caused the crash in which All too persons aboard died and whet or to hijackers were japanese terrorists one witness to the rash Sun Day night said to twin Jet Boe my 737 wobbled unsteadily Rose slightly. Ten started Down and exploded wreckage Dame mired bodies doting and debris were scattered Over a Square mile of swamp North of to Johore Strait and Singapore to malay mail newspaper said in eyewitness reports a indicated some kind of tussle Between the hijackers and the a a to explosion May have been caused by explosives car Ned on Board by the hijackers considering t v wide area Over which the wreckage was strewn in paper said among the dead were the Cie ban ambassador to Malaysia Marx Garcia and his wife two world Bank officials from Washington of Hoe of and s s Naime. And Malaysia s a culture minister All Haji a mad malaysian airways said about 20 of to 93 passengers were foreigners sources at to Kuala Laim Pur Airport said the Pilot radioed that members of in japanese red army took Over to plane hut in airline san it could not confirm this and did not know Bow Many hijackers tire were try took Over the plane about to minutes after it left Penang Island off to North West roast of Malaysia on a flight to Kuala Bumpur the malaysian capital and Singapore with 93 passer re and a Crew of seven an airline spokesman said libyan Peoples Palace sunday after Fotr Days of wrangling behind dosed doors the walkout underlined a Long standing rift tween Iraq and Syria. Ruled by rival wings of in baath socialist party that Are split Over tactics toward Israel Syria s in Ier Vaxtion in Lebanon and its diversion of to Waters of in euphrates River to iraqis have sent out invitations to an anti Sadat meet my of their own in Baghdad next week and it was believed try refused to Jom the Tripoli front cause it is Likely to v led by syrian president Hafez Assad the iraqis came to make said a spokesman for to Saida palestinian goer Nollas who Are controlled by Syna he accused to iraqis of being pro Sadat Quot a palestinian official said Iraq first demanded that to meet my reject u n Security Council resolutions 242 and 338 in basis of most Arab israeli peace efforts since to 1967 War syrian opposition blocked this to iraqis ten demanded that to group declare its in Tendon of creating an anti Sadat front but leave to actual formation to the proposed hag had meeting Osha dumping nitpicking rules drifters who have occupied the area for about a week have been ordered to vacate the premises by noon tuesday. Herald photo by Hon Schadei Washington api to labor department made Good today on its Promise to and employers and workers of nitpick my. Outdated and just Plain sri by Job safety Rule by proposing to dump More than i too regulations no longer must toilet seats in businesses be of in open front Type no More must fire sex in Gustre v no higher off to floor than 34 feet in Somr cases 5 feet in others labor Secretary Ray mar Dull noted that thousands of injuries and illnesses Are suffered by worker each year but a to to Best at air knowledge none has been caused by in shape of a toilet seat or a cause a fire exam Gusher was two inches too Low to proposed new rules were made Public with no Little Pride by in department s or cupa banal safety and health administration a much maligned Agency in in past a today announcement Marks one of to few times in history a government regulatory Agency has decreased its rules rather than adding More said Kula Bingha in Vad of Osha or Bingham had vowed last May to Cut Quot to Mickey mouse out of Osha much anti cited rules her office eau males that 62 million workers and 5 million Emple a yers Are covered by in regulations to new Vernon will Eli i Rule a prohibition against put Ting ice in drinking water a Rule that goes Back to 1930 when ice often Fame from fair cooler fair and warm weather is forecast for Brownsville today with fair and cooler temperatures tonight and tuesday winds will v variable at 7 to 14 Mph this afternoon shifting to North Ray at to to 15 Mph tonight High temperatures today will v in to mid 80s to near 90 with in lows tonight in in mid 50s to High on tuesday will v in the mid 70s Singer drowns apr a body of country and Western Singer Jimmy Heap. 56. Was recovered sunday from Lake Buchanan Northwest of Austin. To search continued today for his boating companion b h Hamilton 82 to two men both from Taylor were reported missing sat urday after a witness reported seeing Tver boat capsize Pond with in potable water it will also do away with sped lying to gauge of Sheet Metal in duct work required for very ablation purposes Many of to rules Beti eliminated Are duplicated by those of Otvar agencies others Are obsolete through Lech nolo Cal change and others simply insult intelligence. A tanks May v Arf any Shapr or Type consistent with sound engineering design Quot says one provision that will v out one requirement dealing with areas containing hazardous chemicals forced employers to keep a daily roster of employees of Tenn regulated areas and to hold on to to lists for 20 Yean to Rule won t be in the new version or Bingham said that because of the High interest expected. In usual odday period for Public comment will v expanded to 90 Days meanwhile Osha s 1,400 try spectres have been told to Wink to most but not All violation of to rules that Are dated to be discarded to government term for this is de Minimise Quot enforcement. Antiviral drugs Herald new Era Chicago up a the development of two antiviral drugs could Verald a new class of drugs to eliminate presently if treatable viral diseases an editorial in this week s eff Tion of to journal of in american medial association said journal editor or William r Barclay said the two drugs already developed show it is possible to create medicines to destroy viruses selectively without damaging human tissue to development of anti i Al age ils has regenerated the excitement that follows a Grid a Barclay said and perhaps a cure of Delseata or whap we presently have no treatment a Barclay said to development could if we should in Joy to same Success additional antiviral agents in the future amp Wpm go 1 in developing antibacterial agents in to past then we will conquered most of to disease that shorten in Normal Span Quot Barclay said Barclay said in two antiviral drugs already in use Are Amant Adine hydrochloride for the treatment of Inolia Anza and Vid Arabine for in treatment of Vries simplex infection to Entrance of both of these drugs onto the scene has been More gradual and less dramatic than was in introduction of penicillin and streptomycin a Gen ration ago. Barclay said but their ultimate Impact on medical practice May v just As great or even greater a try appear however to wart Best when to viral Small and Are less Likely to be effective in co that have Long Pennoto of latency v noted to Imide foday food Del lap/.2 ecu to battering Case 5 Dorsett rambles.8 language Abby .7 Hor of or to clfcftilwri.12 hopiul.14 omit to lfr-slylr.7 of i Loar in k .2 la s/ort.8 rathrt.14 i hate Merer been Able to conceive Horn any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exoria of pester Over

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