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Independence Examiner (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Independence, Missouri 35$saturday, May 5,1990 Independence to Index classified 3b obituaries 16b comics 8 lifestyles 12 dear Abby 9 record iss Etc. 9 religion 8 forum 4 sports in 32 pages 2 sections weather most of the rain should go away today and the High temperature should be More Spring like. Page 169 vol. 85, no. 292 no scapegoats Farmers find Angora goats make practical livestock. Page 16 spending peace dividend a a a a i a mph a a Triumph in Berlin royals stumble again 11 12 in the examiner nuclear arms the key to natos role Bush a lesson is Clear Stillwater okla. A president Bush said Friday that nuclear weapons must continue to play a key role in safeguarding Europe from War declaring a there Are few lessons so Clear in history As while offering an advanced timetable for negotiating with Moscow on reducing Short Range nuclear arms Bush declared a the United states is not going to allow Europe to become a Safe for conventional Bush discussing the changing face of Europe during a commencement speech at Oklahoma state University hailed the sweep of democracy through Warsaw pact nations. However he cautioned a your enemy today is uncertainty and Bush said a it will be crucial to see. Whether Moscow chooses coercion or peaceful dialogue in responding to the aspirations of the lithuanian people and nationalities within the soviet Bush a remarks were intended to offer the outlines of a new military and political Mission for nato As Europe is transformed by the reunification of Germany and the collapse of communist governments. Leaders of the 16 nato nations will meet in London in late june or Early july to Chart a revised strategy for the 41-year-old Alliance. Bush said the allies should accelerate work to determine a the minimum number and types of weapons that will be needed to deter War credibly and he said Moscow and Washington should open negotiations to reduce Short Range nuclear missiles in Europe once a treaty is signed a perhaps later this year a to curb troops and conventional arms. Originally Bush had insisted that a conventional arms treaty not Only be signed but also implemented before talks could begin on Short Range nuclear forces. However Bush said that As the soviet Union pulls Back troops from Warsaw pact nations a there is less need for nuclear systems of the shortest a a we re prepared to negotiate the reduction of these forces As Well a the president. Yet Bush said he did not want to leave Europe vulnerable to conventional warfare. As the military threat in Europe fades Bush said natos political role will become More prominent. Sale relieves workers fears rumours them uneasy by Mary Doyle the examiner the Sale of Deutz Allis corp. To a group of american investors has brought Relief to Many employees at the company a Independence Plant. Some employees of Deutz Allis said they had heard rumours for the past year or two claiming the company was to be bought out by an outside company and the Independence Plant closed. A a lot of workers Felt uneasy not knowing if they were going to have a Job a said Bob Danner a Lead Sheet Metal worker for the Independence Plant at 627 s. Cottage ave. A we had beef hearing rumours for a couple of years that the company was in bankruptcy and that it was going to pull out on us. When i found out that a management group was going to buy the company i was Klekner Humboldt Deutz Ageda West German machinery maker announced Friday that it will sell Deutz Allis a manufacturer of farm equipment. The corporation will be purchased by a . Holding company Allia gleaner co., formed by top executives of Deutz Allis. The group will be partially financed by the new York based Hamilton Robinson and co., a privately funded investment group. John Shumejda vice president of Combine operations for Deutz Allis said employees of the Independence Plant Learned of the Sale of the company at a Plant wide meeting Friday morning. A their response was positive a Shumejda said. A they were very Happy Over the american Shumejda said during the meeting he assured workers that new management would Honor the workers Union the United please see Deutz Page 16 City now expects Koop at event wife a ailment stabilizes or. C. Everett Koop 1990 Reci sent of the City a Harry s. Tru Lan award for Public service is of expected to attend the award presentation sunday a spokeswoman for the former surgeon eneral told a City official Friday. Koop had informed the City wednesday that because of his Ifer a heart condition at that me he might not be Able to attend. The spokeswoman said Friday lat the condition of Koopus wife Lizabeth Koop who has been hospitalized with a serious heart ailment apparently has Stabil de. Koop plans to Fly to ind Epen ence sunday to attend the 2 . Award ceremony and Fly Back Home that Day the spokeswoman said. Koop was appointed Deputy assistant Secretary for health . Public health service in february 1981, and was sworn in As surgeon general on nov. 17, 1981. While holding this office the popular outspoken Koop advised the Public on such health matters As smoking and health diet and nutrition environmental health hazards and the importance of immunization and disease prevention. He resigned , 1989. Patty a Zidara prescriptions Prat prompt salivary 252-6hi�? adv. Lyme disease in the . Annual cases 19g6 1987 1988 Nea graphics Lyme disease cases increase in county new disease also in state by Jan Smith the examiner Lyme disease has become More common in Missouri within the past year and has spread to Eastern Jackson county. Moreover a new disease also transmitted by tick bites has developed in the state. A if you live in Missouri you re going to have exposure to ticks a said . Hatalowich a veterinarian and epidemiologist with the Missouri department of health. But he and other health professionals stress that by taking pre cautions people can avoid the diseases. And if contracted they can be effectively treated with antibiotics. A most tick bites will resolve uneventfully a said Hatalowich. A a very very Small percentage of the ticks have the disease. Its a numbers left untreated however Lyme disease can Lead to crippling heart nervous system and joint disorders and can harm unborn children. Its a serious threat to pets too. A what i Tell people is a our purpose is to educate not alarm a a said de masters m.d., whose family practice clinic in Cape Girardeau mo., has treated More than too Lyme disease patients from Missouri Kentucky Illinois and Arkansas in the past year. A this is not a land based you can go into the Woods just be Denny Donnell the states medical doctor in charge of studying epidemics said 105 people had confirmed cases of Lyme disease contracted in Missouri in 1989. Only nine had been reported previously. Most cases were reported in Southeast Missouri and the St. Louis area. Please see Lyme Page 15school crossing guard Phil Everts makes sure the Way is Clear As his wife Lou visits with Blackburn elementary school students on their Way Home. Andy Schrock Phil 89, and Lou 77, have been married for 58 years and have Tong been involved in children a causes. Partners friends for 58 years couple typifies those who turn to league for financial help by Charles Burke the examiner when Lula Belle a a loud Hanna was 19, Phil Everts an older Man of 31, would sit on her porch and wait for her to open the door so he could ask her for a Date. He finally gave up that tactic. It never worked. Later they met at a party. Phil walked right up to Lou and said a i want to go out with then he added a one Day in a going to marry he was right. They have been married 58 years and have two children five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. At age 89, or. Evert still is in the workforce. He has been a school crossing guard in Independence for 16 years a first at Noland school now at Blackburn. Or. Evert takes his wife with him now when he works because she recently developed a serious heart problem after 53 years As a diabetic. He does no to want to leave her Home alone so she sits in the car and passes out Bubble gum and suckers to children. Children and their parents have become lifelong friends of the couple. Mrs. Evert has worked As a playground supervisor and As health director at the salvation army Camp to Kan. She became a licensed practical nurse in 1948 and has worked diligently As a Volunteer. For More than three years she has been president of St. Annas Fellowship club which supports and educates homeless children. Both episcopalians the Everts knew Harry and Bess Truman who belonged to the same Church. A i sat on his Lap a said mrs. Evert a Small child then just out of her mothers arms. Or. Evert was driving a delivery truck for Petey Childers prescription shop when he got acquainted with the Truman. Please see couple Page 15 league raising funds for building by Charles Burke the examiner the Community services league is trying to raise $220,000 to pay for its new building at 300 w. Maple ave. So far Only $52,000 has been collected and the drive ends june 15. The league organized in 1916, is a private not for profit social service Agency providing emergency assistance for Low income people a basically food clothing utilities rent and transportation. It also pays some medical Bills furnishes school supplies for children and sometimes temporarily supplies medical equipment for the disabled. Another aspect of its work is screening applicants for financial Aid through two City funds that assist with Utility expenses i share and the Independence electric rate assistance plan. For additional information regarding these funds Call the league at 254-4100. This is the first time in the leagues 73 years that it will be housed in its own building. Owning its own place will give the league ample space to store food and will eliminate Large rent expenditures said Dorace Wilson the leagues executive director. The building Cost $160,000, and it Cost $57,000 to remodel and rehabilitate its first floor. That leaves the second level and the garage storage area to be remodeler and rehabilitated later. The league could rent part of the building to another Agency which would bring in additional income Wilson says. All donations toward the debt will reduce the number of monthly payments which in turn will ease the Strain on operating funds says Wilson. Once the building is paid for the leagues Only expense on it will leagues Only expense on it will be maintenance and utilities. The buildings main floor covers 6,545 Square feet about three times larger than the leagues former office space Wilson says. The second floor is the same size. The garage storage area is 3,780 Square feet. The Cal purchases food from harvesters food Bank in Kansas City As Well As through wholesale outlets. Checks should be out to Community services league capital funds drive and mailed to Community services league 300 w. Maple ave., Independence to. 64050

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