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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1990, Salina, Kansas T1 Salina t 1 1 he journal 117th year 118 Kansas saturday april 35 cents state orders review of appealed property values by Dan Hess staff writer an already confusing situation got a Little More confusing Friday when John the states director of property ordered Saline county to review some 1990 property values that were reduced through appeals in the directive orders the county to identify and review change value notices that increased the appraised value above the final value deter mined for 1989 in the appeals the directive orders the county to return to values set in 1989 appeals except where an increase was justified for substantial and compel Ling Cheney predicts More cuts cuts just the Start of defense changes Washington a defense Dick acknowledging his warplane cutbacks could be just the beginning of major predicted Friday americas military is destined to significantly smaller than it is Cheney met with i reporters one Day after he informed i Congress of plans to nearly halve i purchases of the i b2 stealth bomber and the c1 17 transport Chew and delay product Cheney Tion of the pentagons next Genera Tion of also general electric and Lockheed announced thousands of Job cuts in a move analysts say is related to reductions in defense it was Cheney most significant step to Date in his Effort to realign the nations military expenditures in response to the nations budget woes and the lessened soviet but during his Cheney also indicated Hes looking at paring the navys Fleet of aircraft carriers from 14 to Hes also considering further cuts in air Force tactical fighter these statements come on the heels of disclosures by top army officials that they May be forced to trim hundreds of thousands of sol Diers from the Force in the coming asked about such Cheney noted that the service chiefs Are scheduled to give their Long term spending plans next he said this will set off a debate on what we think that Force ought to look see Page 13 inside Salina High school students Are making preparations for an a Tio filled evening its prom see Page a bomb addressed to the Pat Robertson injured a Security guard Friday when it exploded at his broadcasting see Page living on the weather Kansas mostly sunny highs in the upper 60s 70s lows tonight in the mid 408 to lower partly Cloudy Sun highs from the Low 60s Northwest to the upper 70s Jayne said she requested the order from the order would keep those who expended time and Money appealing 1989 values from having to Appeal the same she but county officials disagreed with Aylwardl saying the order will not Stop repeat but will place the Burden of proof on the appraisers office instead of on the they View the order As a Pat on the Back for a Job Well everyone is satisfied that the or Der does confirm specifically the reappraisal process now under county Counselor Pat Neust rom and Saline county is pleased that the director of pad is supporting our whichever level they agreed on in the appeals is what the property re verts Jayne Aylwardl interpretation of order Neustrom said Bob at Torney for the property valuation has said Saline county has been within the Laws throughout the appraisal process despite recent speculation to the Waters could not be reached for county commissioner Penny Geis said the confusion Over interpretation of the order should be cleared monday when county officials discuss the meaning of the document with the property valuation the pad did not Send the order to Saline county officials the department released the order to and the legislators relayed the order to the news the Media notified Saline county officials of the which Geis said is As Are recent Scott will Lomi Don Hauschild with demonstrates Rescue techniques for farm Rural trauma medical technician deals with farm accidents by David Clouston staff writer stabbings and Bullet holes hazards of Urban battlegrounds big City paramedics bragged about treating had Don Haus the technicians from los an new York and Chicago he met at National conferences haunt tackled the really hard you show them slides of farm and a lot of the big City people dont even realize such things he a gunshot wounds a pretty clean and you look at a amputated and its an altogether differ ent Ball a knife wound is just a simple Hole in whereas you look at a leg pulled off a and its pretty Awe severed arms and legs Are Noth ing new to neither Are victims wrapped around machinery Power Takeoff pulled from manure pits or entangled in round As a Mobile intensive care technician for the Hospi Tal air transport service of Cha Wesley medical Center in Hauschild has seen the results of Many farm and ranch about seven years ago he began keeping statistics on the number of such injuries reported Friday he presented a seminar on farm machinery extrication to members of the Kansas Emer gency medical technicians association gathered at Salinas Bicentennial from 1980 to Kansas re ported 228 accidental farm the average age of the victims was most of the accidents involved tractors and trucks More than half because of overturned trac other causes of death include injuries by Combine All terrain vehicle accidents and most of them accidents Are said who was reared on a wheat and Milo farm in Rice they either Roll the jump or come off the tractor and the trac Tor runs Over of pure a the round Baler is the most Hauschild goes to farm implement shows and questions dealers with the intensity of growers get Ting ready to blow the Hail insurance his goal is to disseminate information to Emer gency medical technicians per forming rescues in the i like to talk to the salesmen and the he a lot of them know the but when see Page 13 questions about the integrity of the appraisal process in Saline it seems to be a Tacky Way to handle the Geis its very disappointing when the legis lature passes Laws dictating How counties Are to do then the state administrators pad Tell us How to do then to have the politicians Point fingers at us As a reason people dont like this when we have done what they instructed us to do is property valuation department officials could not be reached for comment Friday to clarify the intent of their Aylward said she talked with Luttjohann Friday Aylward said her understanding of the order is that 1989 appeals would supersede 1990 values in the Case of then it would be the responsibility of the county appraisers office to show Why the value had whichever level they agreed on in the appeals is what the property reverts Aylward about taxpayers have filed appeals this Neustrom of those 315 represent tax payers who appealed last that number could because the deadline for filing appeals is May ruling welcomed private appraisers and individuals welcomed the possibility see Page 9 House approves tax Relief measures Topeka the Kansas legislature painstakingly edged Forward on a variety of issues Fri but nobody was suggesting lawmakers could finish their work and conclude the wrap up session the fourth Day of the session the House on Friday mustered the two thirds majority needed and a Resolution that would submit to voters at a special june 12 election a proposed revision of the states property classification the House also a property tax Rollback Bill that raises sales and income taxes enough to reduce school property taxes a mod est Mike Hayden and legislative leaders were encouraged by the House votes on the Relief Meas but nobody was predicting Quick Resolution of remaining differences Between the two the to provide property tax Relief should be viewed As an encouraging sign that lawmakers have returned to Topeka interested in responding to the need for prop erty tax Hayden As this process continues and adjustments Are made to the property tax Relief a spirit of bipartisan cooperation and com Promise must the classification aimed at correcting what some see As inequities in the classification plan that was approved by voters in went to a conference committee when the Senate refused to accept House the conference made up of Dan r Fred and Gerald and Keith Robert Overland and Joan will have its first meeting this said its the Senate assessment and taxation also headed by scheduled its first meeting on the property tax Rollback Bill for see Page 8 Polhill has growth on his vocal cords Washington a freed hostage Robert Polhill has a growth on his vocal a doctor disclosed Friday As a silent Polhill said through his wife he hoped soon to be welcoming others Home from Captivity in in a statement read for him by his lebanese born said he and his family hoped his release sunday marked the begin Ning of the end to the hostage Situa a Biopsy is to be performed soon to see if the growth on his vocal cords is a tumor or an said Russ Deputy commander of clinical services at Walter Reed army medical where Polhill is being pol Hills wife described him As physically weak but mentally very she read his statement and an Feria Polhill talks to reporters about her swered questions outside the Hospital where her husband arrived thursday for a stay that doctors said could last see Page 13 soviets say chernobyl was a catastrophe group makes urgent Appeal to for Aid Washington a a soviet parliamentary decrying the secrecy their government imposed after the chernobyl nuclear Accident four years made an urgent Appeal to the United states and the world Friday for help in dealing with towering medical and human severe shortages exist in medical radiological and other scientific radiation housing for scores of thousands of relocated people and even baby the five person delegation said at a news conference at the soviet the history of Mankind never knew an ecological catastrophe which is so disastrous and having unknown consequences for the a health and life of the present and future the delegation relaying an Appeal made originally by officials of the Ukraine and endorsed this week by the supreme Yuri chairman of the ecology subcommittee of the supreme soviet and a said it had taken a political struggle to open secret medical once that was the True extent of the damage caused by the radiation that poured from the chernobyl 80 Miles North of the ukrainian Capi Tal of could be the on april began with a fire in one of four that was followed by a Core see Page 13

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