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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - May 29, 1977, Burlington, Iowa Editor a publisher John Mccormally news Jim hitch composing Don close advertising Nelson Showalter press Ken Howard circulation business Dick Weiss Iowa Page 4 May 1977 health social policy a lobbyist for the federation of american hospitals convicts con Gress of killing if it puts a lid on Hospital Cost As president Carter has limiting Hospital he would make Congress the moral judge of increased life fewer fatal heart reduced infant significant survival rates for cancer patients and every lifesaving device or put another the cure of Dis ease is in direct proportion to the amount of Money spent for medi Cal care and Hospital this int necessarily we spend far More on health care than any other and by this the Ory we should be the Healthiest people we compared to other industrialized we Are eighth in life expectancy and tenth in infant those living in Den France and the Netherlands can expect to live longer than the Hospital int the Only one to try to put a life and death definition on social pol a Johns Hopkins sociologist tells another congressional committee according to a study he has an increase of per cent in unemployment during caused additional people to die in the next five years of kidney disease and heart there he suicides and the Humphrey Hawkins full employment Bill has been watered primarily to meet president Carters instead of its original target of 3 per cent Unzem the goal has been revised to 4 per cent by if we apply this sociologists each percentage Point Means More and that Means More needless that will be As is the Hospital Cost but theres a germ of truth in these jabs at social it seems if to accept that to what Ever extent any of us occupy More consume More food or fiber or Energy than we actually while anyone else is going we Are affecting that per sons health and we May or May not believe we Are our Broth ers keepers but we be our Brothers fireworks at Era the National Anderson by Jack Anderson and Les Whitten Washington Rifle association has been struck by its own the explosion has blown open some closed pro Viding a rare glimpse into the j Era executives plotted in elevators to avoid electronic interception and a i woman complained that she was ordered to provide sexual the trouble goes Back two years ago when the Era established the Institute for legislative action to oppose gun controls on Capitol now the lobby has taken Over the Parent organi this Means the militants will be unleashed like modern minutemen to fight for the right to Bear their evangelistic Harlon has displaced the More moderate Maxwell Rich As the bras chief those who know Carter expect him to shoot off his Mouth like a Oneman firing he has pledged to give no Quarter in the Battle against gun con but he is expected to produce More fireworks than the National Rifle association is housed in an Chrome and Glass building Only a Rifle shot from the Baptist Church where president Carter its top known on the inside As the occupied the eighth they remained aloof from the min ions on the lower whose Dis Content erupted into the open with the firing of 84 employees at on the Day is still remembered within the Era Citadel As bloody the discharged employees fought one woman swore to government investigators that she had been or dered to take care of a High Era according to her it looking Back 10 years ago Hawkeye staffer Willa Romkey won first prize in the feature Story division of Iowa associated press 25 Yean ago Richard Mosena was directing the comedy hit father of the Bride for the players workshop stars were la Verne Nina and Don 50 years ago Gafford was elected car Thage Lake club was made Clear to her that the order entailed sexual the intrigue became so thick inside Era Headquarters that the plotters held their sensitive conversations in it was the Only Safe they were to escape eavesdrop earlier this John Ding an Era was moved to fire off an single spaced letter to his fellow directors about the sorry state of affairs on the eighth this was followed by a lawsuit by 31 Era including righting publisher William against the Era so the Era Conven Tion in which had been scheduled to be an innocuous affair de voted to some pomp and More Circum became instead a bitter con when the dust cleared in the Early hours of May the troika had been deposed and its chief loyalists Laerry ground their places Are now occupied by the True who will never com Promise their right to possess devices designed to blow holes in people and footnote last the top brass at the National Rifle association produced seven confidential assumptions to guide their poli cies for they solemnly con for that there will be no War or other major inter National development that would disrupt the Domestic their sixth secret Assumption was no major changes would occur Ici thin the their no tear prediction Mill turn out to be More Carters ringers buried in the Fine print of president Carters Energy program Are two ringers which could Cost the Consumers More than Bil lion the first year and billion the As would be the Oilan Gas Industry and the Pri vate the first ringer was slipped into a Senate government affairs measure it could allow the utilities to begin charging off the Cost new plants As they Are being this Little along with other charges that Carter is willing to pass on to the could add up to a whopping billion the second which reposes among the Complex clauses of Carters Energy would abort the Appeal of natural Gas controversies now before the this is another technical which might escape the Unen Ligh but the experts Tell us this pro vision could wind up costing up to thus the total would soar past with a lesser but continuing annual All these of would come out of the pockets of the con the Carter administration is pushing the proposals in the name of streamlining the National Energy Appa our size problem Washington up the boy Down at the lab reported a major achievement this week in Dan re the controversial new Sci ence popularly known As genetic it was not the Type of Experiment that Means too much to a what they did was splice an insulin Gene from a rat into some sort of from All the re sults have great particularly with respect to control of Diane and it is said to be Only a faint illustration of Dias awesome Poten maybe being Overly but in wondering if Gene splicing might provide a Means of co Pirig with the Energy Ponder for a moment the Oil Short president Carters approach to that problem is to conserve gasoline by encouraging people to drive smaller car is a symptom rather than the cause of our Energy the lighter Side by Dick West the real problem is that the Drivers Are too As you Well know if you have been watching any of the professional basketball playoff games on the human race is rapidly getting out of the other night i heard a commentator refer to a 6foot5 player As a Small no wonder we have an Energy not Only is the world population expanding at frightful rates people Are growing in size As Well As should both trends it wont be Long before Well be pushing each other off the attempts at population control have been depressingly ineffective sex being what it Are Likely to remain it therefore appears that a worldwide program of size control is the Best up to the human race has been pretty much stuck with whatever size evolution thrust upon but As genetic engineering we May finally have the tools to do something about our overgrown in sure you can see the Beauty of air planes and myriad other conveyances and appliances would be Cut Down proportionately and would use that much less and with people taking up less the overcrowded conditions that exist inso Many places would be Eli i Tennis for would again be for players would be Small enough to have doubles matches going at both the scale Down would be of possibly the Dan engineers could begin by splicing a Gene from Mickey Rooney into a a world full of Mickey Rooney int necessarily an optimum but youve got to Start smallness takes you want built in a gift of love returned when we moved to Burlington 12 years ago next among All the other problems of was concern about a Little girl named Mariann who would be 6 years old in she should have been starting the memo Mac first Grade at Blackhawk Only she because shed never been to the Rural school in which wed lived in didst have but to Start her in kindergarten Here would not Only condemn her forever to being a year behind her age group but with five older Brothers and a teacher shed already been educated beyond her tender we were afraid shed be bored silly in kindergarten and thus become a problem Stu she was big for her and we worried about the damage it would do her towering Over her kindergarten we took our troubles to school officials during the they were sympathetic but there were rules to be dont All parents think their children fire exceptional it was finally agreed that Mariann would enrol in Kindergan but that she would be watched and tested for six weeks and in the opinion of the teachers at Black she qualified for first she would be moved such however Well can get lost in the bureaucratic and this one might had it not been for a remarkable first Grade teacher Margaret she took it on herself personally to Monitor Marianne Progress in and then to move her into her first Grade class at the end of the six and to guide her through the when Margaret Ireland died two years ago last it was a loss to education and to this Community but it was a very special loss to our family which has special reason to remember her Marianne Lack of kindergarten was Only one she also had a serious speech the doctors to do with an abnormal this with its physical and psychological Bur Hung like a Shadow Over her Young life and wed desperately been seeking help before we moved to we found it in Terry Stro another priceless part of this Community educational who triumphed Over his own speech defect to become an accomplished As Well As an effective not Only had a special rapport with his but was a shining example for them As when hed exhausted All his re sources with he turned to those of the University of a ranging or testing and therapy and eventually a surgical correction of the the summer shews she went to the University for special bravely leaving Home to live in a dormitory there with other handicapped it is bad enough for parents to see a hulking teenager go off to College for the first time it wrenches your heart when you Send a Little 8year old imagining her Back in Burlington she attended More classes at Hope benefiting from the dedicated teachers there in her association with others who Are absorbing knowledge and forming attitudes about life and love and people which parents and teachers alone cannot Hope to the irregular beginning had been the speech difficulty faded into the and More prominent became her accelerating Success in whatever she accompanied always by unrelenting persistence and a self discipline so severe it sometimes made me and always it was some teacher she would talk with love and spreading out to others the gratitude first planted in her by Margaret Ireland and Terry Stro Mildred More than anyone opened the worlds of Reading and when she transferred from the City schools to notre Dame she matured into a new set free by the inspired guidance of principal Dave and challenged by both the teaching and the love of a set of vibrant and liberated Young sister sister sister when our House burned at Christmas shattering her per haps More than the rest of she turned to her Sisters for it did not even seem unusual that her journalism Mary to Deus turned her whole wardrobe Over to this at notre the Little girl who almost didst get into the first and who had such difficulty now a tall and confident and the valedictorian of her will stand up and deliver the commencement and we Are but More than that we Are to but even More to All those whose efforts and love made this Day for we can accept their gift without guilt because she has been taught in such a Way that there is no question she will repay it she is already before she Enrols at the univer sity of Iowa in the she will spend the summer in the Hills of Southwest Missouri As a missionary with the Sisters of notre among the old and the giving Back to them some Small measure of what Margaret Ireland and Terry and All the have Given to on the waterfront the Mississippi Young and dangerous an editorial May 16 Issue elaborates on police and in the same is sue a Page 10 article states animals and Bushes jumped in front of Drivers it just so happened that neither of the Drivers who were in Voloyed in the Accident caused by the confronting Bushes had Drivers i a ditch came lip and engulfed the vehicle driven by an area 15yearold youth who was uninjured but a Passen Ger was hospitalized and the vehicle mortally at the time it was reported that the Accident remained under investigation and that an arrest was neither the Driver or the passenger owned the vehicle and it was rumoured that the License it displayed had not been issued for six weeks have passed since the incident occurred with out further i presume the incident is from the May 18 Hancock journal Pilot it is reported that the Driver of the vehicle that the ditch had gobbled up was fined 25 Bucks for improper use of fictitious charges of unsafe tires and failure to reduce Speed to avoid Accident the question How Many of these License less Drivers infest the roads and and How do they get that Way my observation is that these kids have been so Fagin Zed into a contempt for authority that by the time they enter school they Are too smart to be taught the rudiments of moral by age 10 their voice changes but not their by the time they enter High school having had the benefits of special educational programs they have switched from minibike to Field bikes which they ride along the streets thumbing their nose at the by the time they graduate they Are adept at the Art of Roguer they have mastered the arts of switching License driving without a Drivers for want of something better to do they drive around inviting an with a Little More experience they will be ready to run for Public Dallas now youll fix tie to Success is never failure is never its courage that Winston Churchill i discovered that in my life i could not afford the distinctive Lux Ury of hate or its far too expensive a Price for me to Ken Olson special treatment this morning at approximately i was witness to a i was pulling into a parking Slot in front of the to drop off a Friend for when i noticed one of Bur Lin tons representatives of the Law walking it was at that same moment that i also noticed a flagrant de Fiance of the Law taking i quickly motioned to the uniformed and called to her As she continued to walk up the the crime was a parked in the Slot next to in front of a meter clearly registering the meter maid had passed it ignoring maybe it would help if id describe the License number official City of Burlington car number it want a squad car protecting our or an ambulance responding to an it was a car taking up valuable parking and not pay ing the Price which All other Drivers Are required to across the in front of City were three open slots designated for City Why was that car there in the first place Why was it not ticketed for being in violation of the Law the meter maid walked right past even though i tried to bring her attention to the is it that a privileged number of people have the right to break the Law if this is the the need to look into the for would like to see a reply in this column from whoever had car number 140 As signed to them on May Jerold 400 Pine editors note according to City the car is assigned to streets commissioner Rod police chief Ted Behne said it is routine policy not to Issue parking meter tickets to Cit owned be its the cites policy to Send tickets to the registered owner of the Behne which in this Case would be the City of Bur it would be redundant to write tickets requiring the City to pay the Behne

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