The Atchison Daily Globe from Atchison, Kansas on January 24, 1977 · Page 5
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The Atchison Daily Globe from Atchison, Kansas · Page 5

Atchison, Kansas
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Monday, January 24, 1977
Page 5
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JONES JOINS HOLLYWOOD <UPI> James Earl Jones will join the cast of "The Heretic: Exorcist ft." Dr. Kenney Named Lupus Unit Speaker The Connecticut Lupus Foundation will hold its next mating on Sunday, June 6, at 1:30 p.m. H will be held at the American Legion Post No. 127, Grassy Hill Rosd in Orange. The guest speaker at this meeting will be Dr. James 0. Kenney. Dr. Kenney is a Rheumatologist in the New Haven area and is also an Associate Clinical Professor o( Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. He is the current president of the Connecticut Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, and he treats many lupus patients. Or. Kenney will talk on the subject of doctor- patient relationships with lupus. The meeting, as alway s, Is open to the public and refreshments mil be served. ! Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can involve many vital organs of the body. Us cause and cure are unknown but promising research progress is being made. It is estimated that 503,000 people tn this country have lupus, primarily women in the childbearing years. The Connecticut Lupus Foundation was founded to increase public awareness of this disease, to encourage medical research by providing financial assistance and to serve as a common bond for all those afflicted. The foundation invites inquiries about lupus or about its own activities, It is located at 55 Ililldale Road, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117 and can be reached at 521-9151. Retired Men Celebrate Birthdays The Retired Men's Club will hold its meeting Tuesday at which time members having birthdays during the month of June will be honored. June birthday members include Clarence Baldwin, Jim Kennedy, Harold Woodfield Sr., Frank Larkin, George Emery, Paul Benedik, Frank T. Green, Walt Baker, Galiano Sprocco, Waldo Hildreth, Torn Malgari and Jim Genovese. The dub's hamburger roast NAl'GATl'CK NEWS (Conn,(Tuwday. June I, l9J6~Page9 Surgeon To Operate On Three-Ton Elephant MIAMI (DPI) - Dr. Pat Barry, an orthopedic surgeon for 13 years, plans to operate on an elephant nexl week, although he admits he knows little about the anatomy of the three-ton animal. Barry will cut inlo the right front leg of the elephant, named Dixie, and insert heavy metal pins to help support the animal'! badly damaged joints. "The logistics of this whole thing are wild," he said. "I don't even know what the bones in there look like, and I'm going to have to cut at a certain angle. I need to know things lite that ahead of lime." Barry has called the Smithsonian Institution in Washington lo get material on elephant anatomy, since there are no known elephant skeletons in will be held June 9 at the Bristol Company's Recreation Field starting at 12 noon. According to Tony Froelich June 2 is the deadline tor purchase of tickets for this event. Miami. The surgeon also said he will talk to tire company repres«n- talives about making a tourniquet for the 18-year-old Indian elephant. "There's going to be a tot of bleeding and we sure need more than a rubber band," he said. Because of arthritic pain in her right leg, Dixie began standing stiff legged, which caused the damage lo the joints. If the operation is not performed, Dixie may have to be put to sleep. Barry also said he may have to keep Dixie asleep if it becomes apparent during the operation the surgery will fail. SERVICE • SERVICE » 5 ll'l Tte Sww MUt fRAHK BUICK Sll Kg. Mm Si King. E. SERVICE . SERVICE An important message to employees of The Kerite Company REGION 16FJHST GHAOR students of Algonquin School carried on Ihe traditional Memorial Ray tribute this wctk. Youngsters led by members of Iht Prospect Drum Corps marched from their schoollo Ihr monument lothe town's war dead on the Green where they sang praise lo their country and homage lo those who died in its cause. Lovely flower girls placed bouquets at the foot of (he rooDUmrnt .inn Ihr sound ot Taps echoed across Ihe Gretn on its hilllop site, First graders pictured HUOYC (I lo r) Maura Campion, Ronald Fotey, Tracy Caruso. Cynthia T)e La Vergne. Heather Zucca. I.aura (Isleruf is. Suianne Geida. Sujanne Normand and CarolSoden. Flag bearers (lop pholo) Gary Hnuarrt. John F.rnsl. and James Holley led Ineir fellow students under the direction of teacher Mrs. Kay Harrison. Flower girls seen in (he neM row are Laura Oslerweis and Suianne Geida. (NEWSfMtosbyDonCotiscyl Report From America: Robbers Haven From Nuclear Head For Attack — Or Hurricane Wrong Car By PETER M. ZOLLMAN NEW ORLEANS (UPI) Fans of World War II strategy movies and science-Mellon flicks would feel right at home walking past the thick steel door and down two flights of stairs lo the city's surrealistic Hurricane Operations Center. A loud bell rings in the distance as a visitor nears the bottom slep. The smell of filtered, conditioned air is immediately apparent. Pale institutional green is the dominant color and Die overwhelming impression is one of a government installation. Signs saying "FBt - A Theft From Your Government Is a Theft From You" cover many doors. The center was designed during the so-called Cold War as a seal of government during a nuclear attack. Today it serves another purpose: A control center for city operations when a hurricane — a child of nature that can release energy the equivalent of several atomic bombs — zeroes in on the area. "This was to be a showcase for the nation to copy," city Civil Defense Director Charles Erdman says, stepping into the map and briefing room — a circular area about 30 feet in diameter, not unlike the war strategy rooms with their boards and charts so popular in war movies. '"You can call it the war games room or the map and radar room — but whatever you call it, this is where the heads of government will battle your disaster, whether natural or manmade," Erdman says. Erdman and his assistant, John Cowart, are proud of Die infrequently visited center. They explain iU operations carefully, standing in front of 12-by-12-foot maps, which still plot the hour-by-houi courses of last year's tropical storms and hurricanes. "The minute we have the first signs of a tropical storm out in the ocean this season," Erdman says, pointing to Ihe red, orange and green circles and lines, "all this will come down and we'll start fresh." The center, officially named the Brig. Gen. Robert Y. Maraist Civil Defense Control Center, is buried under New- Orleans' only hill, about a mile from the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline and eight miles from downtown. At the slightest threat of a hurricane, operations intensify. By the time a storm warning is issued, the center of city operations has shifted to the forlresslike bunker under two- foot-lhick concrete walls. Police and fire units for much of southeast Louisiana can be dispatched from the cavern. U[Ao-U>e minute reports on rescue shelters and disaster aid units are kept in the control room. Wilh empty chairs and desks neatly marked "Military Liaison," "Salvation Army," "Director," "Parkways," "Mayor" and so forth, Ihe room and satellite operation rooms for police, fire, utility services and the telephone company stand in silent readiness. "There's no reason for people to be surprised by a hurricane," Erdman says. "They give enough warning. "Even so, every year we have problems wilh people who are caught off guard or try to beat the storms." LARDNER WRITES HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - Ring Lardner Jr. is writing the screenplay for "Ali," Ihe movie biography of heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali. BRISTOL, Conn. (UPI) Two men who allegedly broke into a house apparently mistook a police cruiser for their getaway car, police said Monday. Richard Dickman, 22, of Plymouth, was arrested before dawn Monday after he and an accomplice ran from the house (o the cruiser that was sent to check oat the dwelling. The second man managed to escape. Police said an alleged woman accomplice parked near the house drove oEf when the cruiser approached. The men apparently missed her departure, but saw a set of headlights moving down the street a few minutes later, police said. They ran from the house, and discovered the car was driven by Patrolman Richard Mullaney. About an hour later, Dolores M. Nadcau, 27, of Plymouth, was arrested at her tome by police who said she was the wailing driver. The woman and Dickman were each charged with burglary, larceny and conspiracy and held in (3,000 bond for court appearances. INDUSTRY TEACHERS MIDLAND, Mich. (UPI) Scientists and engineers from 10 Michigan chemical companies became high school science teachers for a day recently as part of a 19-year-old exchange jrogram. Some 70 high school teachers and about 7,500 students from the ninth through 12th grades in the Grand Rapids, Muskegeon, Holland and Grand Haven areas of Michigan were Involved in this year's "Frontier's in Science Day" program. Among the major companies participating were Dow chemical, Upjohn Company and THE SAVINGS BANK OF ANSONIA ANSONIA - CONNECTICUT SHERWOOD W. TRAVERS PRESIDENT inO TREASURER Dear Neighbor, The Savings Bank of Anspnia would like lo help you make a sound decision concerning the profit sharing money which will be disbursed to you by the Trustees of the Kerite Employees Profit Sharing Trust Fund on July 9, 1976. Since you must decide by June 30lh what you would like to do with your funds, you may want to consider the following options open to you: 1. You may take your Profit Sharing money in cash. If you do this, be aware that you will have to report and pay tax on the full amount received when you file your 1976 income tax return. 2. You can transfer your Profit Sharing money into an annuity at any time up to the decision de adline of June 30th. 3. You can invest your Profit Sharing money in an Individual Retirement Account. The Savings Bank of Ansonia can pay you up to 7% percent interest a year on an IRA. We have highly qualified people on staff who will gladly give you full information, help you lo compare your choices, and advise you if you would like assistance in making your decision. Call Cliff Mole at 734-2561 if you wish to make an appointment. Or, stop in at your convenience. Sincerely, Sherwood W. Travers President SERVING THE LOWER NAUBATUCK VALLEY SINCE 1BBS Here's how an IRA of $5,000 would grow lor lha years »hown ... at aysflrand7H% a year guaranteed for up lo 6 y»ara. 55,000 Rollover Deposit 5V«% 7V«% 5 Years 10 Years 15 Years 20 Years $6,525 8,514 11,110 14,498 $7,106 10,970 16,250 24,070 Of course, these amounls are tax-deferred until you begin to withdraw, at which lime fax is due on the amount withdrawn each year.

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