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Colorado Springs Beacon (Newspaper) - September 1, 1989, Colorado Springs, Colorado Inside crossword. 29 dining out. .a8/a9 finance. A10/a15 Handyman. .31 health. .9/19 living Faith. .5 menu. A13 senior Center. .30 Sere dips. .25 Quot Wood Man Quot. .23 seniors life festival Quot thrilling Days of yesteryear Quot once upon a time there was an extremely popular form of family entertainment called radio. With More than 40 years of broadcasting experience John Rayburn a stage presentation of an old time radio program brings Back All the hilarity and thrills of a by gone Era and provides a Joyful trip Back to this Long vanished but warmly remembered world. A world that was truly a a theatre of the hear All the favourites from this year is Likely to make grandparents Day has grown the past the Shadow Jack or break grandparents Day a popularity As a family Benny Fibber Mcgee and As a National Holiday. The Holiday Ever since. Strong Molly and Fred Allen passing of Michael Goldgar Community support of the among others excerpts from founder of grandparents Holiday is needed and this tear drenched world of Day Calls into question the year s Celebration on septem radio soap operas fascinate survival of this annual Berio will be extremely in eng anecdotes about the great Celebration. Portent to the future of this an near great bloopers conceived in 1972 and Holiday signed into Law in 1978, see Page 4 let s celebrate grandparents Day sound effects news coverage of momentous events and an Eye witness of the recent China uprising tells his Story John Rayburn Aav much More John Rayburn is the Only broadcaster Over the years to have anchored the 10 00 to news on All three of Denver a network affiliates. He has broadcast numerous sports events is advertising spokesman for several major companies and has made countless speaking appearances for leading firms and organizations throughout the United states. For three years he hosted a senior showcase on Karma to and was radio talk show Host for Knus. In addition John has written a recently published Book we the people a Good news Odyssey and is currently working on two other books. Join John Rayburn at 10 30 ., saturday september 9, 1989, at the Broadmoor International Center. Reservations Are not required and seating is limited for this free special attraction sponsored by Ordo news 13 and 95 Ordo pm. Age paid Colo. Springs co permit no. 819 a a phyfe i permit no. 819 i senior Beacon in focus for people Over 50 vol. 9 no. 9 serving Active seniors in Colorado Springs area september 1989 Anne Brown William and Lois Bueler had carefully planned their trip to China. What they had not planned was to be in Beijing on the Day chinese troops cleared Tiana men Square brutally suppressing the student protests for a More open and democratic government. Thirty years of studying chinese language history and culture gave William Bueler a perspective on the incident that few americans have. Bueler who is the son of writer and historian Gladys Bueler grew up in Colorado sur nos h1 a Ned Chin be in Monterey California and while in the army in the at the Monterey Institute of 1950s. He now teaches International studies. Chinese at the department of 0ne purpose of the butlers. Defense language Institute trip to China was his Ife. Long interest in mountaineering. The author of roof of the Rockies a history of Colorado mountaineering Bueler went to Beijing to meet with the leading chinese authority to compile an English chinese glossary of mountaineering terms. As the two men worked on the glossary on june 3, protests and incidents occurred All Over the City. The student protests for greater Freedom Drew enormous support from the chinese people according to Bueler. Threatened with a Complete breakdown of order As the protests escalated the 38th army attempted to reach Tiana men peacefully. With masses of people blocking the Way the army could not get through. Seepage 20 fall fair bargains from Silver key Louise Wolfers asst to executive director Silver key senior services Silver keys annual fall fair offers the Opportunity for a Day of enjoyment and the Good Fortune of finding some real bargains. Over the past five months we have been gathering a great variety of items for this event to include plants materials handicrafts household items glassware purses cameras radios seasonal items books puzzles games scarves hats aprons and a phenomenal amount of miscellany. This years fall fair will be saturday september 9 at Unitas gardens 19th and Unitas from 8 To 3 . We invite All to come and enjoy we Are especially grateful to those who support this annual event through donations of baked goods White elephants and plants or by purchasing items on the Day of the fall fair. The proceeds of this event help to provide for the Many individual needs of the elderly that Silver key serves namely Utility cutoffs life sustaining medications dental needs glasses rent payments emergency food and health see Page 3seniors deserve and should get the benefits needed . Senator John Mccain Arizona since the medicare catastrophic act of 1988 first passed last fall a firestorm of controversy has grown Over the legislation a costs and benefits. Millions of seniors nationwide oppose this Bill objecting to the mandatory Premium which can reach $800 per year for some of them and to the fact that the legislation does not give them the Long term care they really want. In Early june the controversy erupted when a proposal i offered on the Senate floor to delay and reexamine the act was narrowly Defeated. Those of us supporting the delay including 44 organizations representing 19 million seniors were disappointed. We were heartened however that the finance committee admitted that some portions of the Bill do Merit reconsideration and possibly change. Clearly the Senate Leader ship who opposed my amendment Are beginning to hear the message from americans seniors. We have an obligation to listen to those seniors since this directly impacts their lives. They think Congress made a major mistake when it passed the act and they object to being forced to pay for that mis take. Merely reducing the programs expense As some would like to do is not the appropriate response. Instead of arguing solely about the measures costs we need to decide if we Are Selling seniors the product they really need. Seepage 4 William Bueler

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