The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on October 24, 1975 · Page 3
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Friday, October 24, 1975
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Harris: Americans Lack Confidence in Politicians Remarks made recently by pollster Louis Harris regarding how politicians are viewed by the American public were called "alarming" by Stole Rep. Ambrose Dempsey, D- Leavenworlh. Dempsey made the comments last week after returning from the National Conference of State Legislatures in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 6-10 where Harris spoke. The meeting was attended by more than 2,000 persons, according to Dempsey, including HI representatives from Kansas. Dempsey said he attended at the direction of House Speaker Duane S. "Pete" McGill as a member of the task force committee on agriculture and food supply. Harris' speech, which contained statistics to document a lack of American confidence in politicians, was the highlight of the conference, 'according to Dempsey, who said it convinced him persons in political office should get away from partisan politics and show more Benefits of GI Bill Still Stand JARVIS HONORED AT USP — Dr. Charles Jarvis, chief medical officer at the U. S. Penitentiary, is joined by his wife, Louise, after being honored at a small reception in the prison on Wednesday. Jarvis was awarded the U. S. Public Health Service's meritorious service medal by Dr. Robert Brutsche, medical director of the Bureau of Prisons. Jarvis has spent 14 of his 27 years with the Public Health Service working at the USP. (Times Photo) Stocks, Livestock, Grain No. 1 Coin Wall Street and Markets Brings $111 Much has been said and written in recent months about termination of the GI Bill and the benefits authorized by it. As a result, there is much confusion as to what benefits an' individual entering active duty is eligible for, according to a news release from the Denartmenl of the Arm v The presidential proclamation of last May terminated the Vietnam era and entitlement to a special veterans pension, which originally was created by executive order. Although legislation is pending in Congress to make changes in the G.I, Bill, Clarence W. Brown, veterans benefits counselor at the Veterans Administration Center, said, "The G.I. Bill is NEW YORK - Stocks gained strongly Thursday in moderately active trading with investors anticipating a cut soon in the prevailing prime rate of 8 per cent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 5.59 points to 855.16 on the index. Among the most active issues were TWA 6% up '/i; Pan American 4'/ 2 up %; General Foods 28 up %; Sears Roebuck 72 up %; General Motors 56 'A up l. Advancing issues broadly outnumbered decliners 911 to 480. Volume totaled 17,900,000 shares, as reported by Edward D. Jones & Co., members, New York Stock Exchange, downtown Leavenworth. Quotations For Thursday KANSAS CITY (AP) — Wholesale eggs: Unchanged; large, 80 per cent A 46-59; medium, 80 per cent A4g : 57. ; .. v .. : ; fc .. 1 - KANSAS 'CITY CAP") —' Quotations for Thursday: Hogs 2,200. Barrows and gilts slow, weights under 240 Ib 2.25-2.50 lower, 240-lb and heavier 2.50-3.00 lower; moderate number of these heavy weights unsold at 1045 am; 1-2 205-235 Ib 56.25-56.50; 1-3 200-230 Ib 55.75-56.00; 1-3 230-240 Ib 55.2555.75; 240-250 Ib 54.00-55.25; 2-4 265275 Ib 51.75-52.25. Sows weights under 500 Ib 2.00-2.75 lower, 500 Ib andheavier steadyto 50 lower; 1-3 330-500 Ib 48.00-48.50; 500-600 Ib 50.00. Sheep 25. Not enough slaughter lambs or slaughter ewes offered to test price levels. Choice 83 Ib feeder lambs36.00. Cattle 6,000. Feeders uneven, steady to fully 1.00 higher than early this week or steady to 2.00 lower than last Thursday. Feeder steers and calves-high goqd and choice thin to fleshy 358-525 Ib 32.00-36.00; mostly choice thin and moderately fleshed 525-665 Ib yearlings 35.25-38.40; heavier weights scarce early. Mixed good and choice 685-775 Ib 34.30-35.70; good thin 370-500 Ib 26.00-31.50; 500700 Ib 28.00-34.00. Feeder heifers and calves-mostly choice moderately fleshed and tending fleshy 590-710 Ib 30.10-32.30; high good and choice 550-710 Ib 25.0029.30; 380-470 Ib heifer calves 22.0025.80. Estimates for Friday: Cattle 100; hogs 800; sheep 25. KANSAS CITY (AP) —Wheat44 cars: off .9 to up .V/i: No. 2 hard 4.02V2-4.461/2; No. 3 4.28; No. 2 red wheat 3.74V s -3.83n; No. 3 3.72V?- 3.82n. Corn 88 cars: unch. to IVa off; No. 2 white 2.85-3.20n; No. 3 2.75- 3.05n; No. 2 yellow 2.77-2.79'An; No. 3 2.76-2-80. Oats 1 car: nom. unch.; No. 2 whitel.54-l.64n; No. 3 1.44-1.63n. No.2Milo4.40-4.70n. • No. 2 Rye2.42-2.64n. No. 2 Barley 2.07-2.17n. No. 1 Soybeans 4.63V2-4.89n. Sacked bran 92.50-93.25. Sacked shorts 95.75-96.50. NEW YORK (AP) — New York Stock Exchange selected afternoon prices: Last Chg. AlldCn 34'/4 U V< AllisChal 12>/4 D VB Alcoa 36'A D % Am Alrlin 7 A Brnds 36V2 D 'A C Cyan 24%' U '/4 Am Motors 5% U Va VA Center Fire Scene Leavenworth fire fighters worked for nearly two hours Thursday extinguishing a grass and brush fire in south Leavenworth, Deputy Fire Chief Charles Euston said today. Euston said the fire broke out at 6:55 p.m. in an area known as Home Place, an undeveloped area north of the Veterans Administration Center at the far east end of Limit. A fire department pumper, a VA Center pumper and a city tanker truck were used to quell the fire. Personnel from two fire stations responded to the scene and were back in service at 8:30 p.m., Euston said. Euston said the fire was "pretty good size" and was difficult to extinguish because the area was not easily accessible and there are no fire hydrants Ihere. There were no injuries, however. 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Leavenworth, at a public auction Wednesday night at the First National Bank community room. Major Nophsker paid $111 for the medallion. Number two was purchased by Vernon Ochs, 207 S. 18th, for $101, and Norman Dawson, 430 Kansas Ave., bid $51 to take number three. The total paid for 25 numbered medallions was $759. Higher numbered Bicentennial medallions are available in sterling silver, for $16.50 at City Hall. Bronze finish medallions are for sale at $2.50. Profits from the medallion sale will be used by the Leavenworth Bicentennial Commission in (support ,i;->:pf .;• ; Bicentennial prbgrarris;, James VI of Scotland (I of England) was the first sovereign of the House of Stuart to rule England. Complete Courses Thirteen city fire fighters recently completed instructional courses in fire training and first aid, Dean Johnson, drillmaster for the Leavenworth Fire Department, said this week. Eleven fire fighters attended the 46th annual Kansas Fire Training School at Topeka Oct. 13-16 sponsored by eight state agencies. Two others attended an American Red Cross first aid course at Kansas City, Mo. Approximately 700 men took part in fire prevention, control, suppression and safety training in .the Topeka course. They, represented more than 400 cities in 10 slates. Attending the fire training ~'cofirsf-Were Robert Blair, Alan "Alexander, Mark Ceriac, Joe Chilwood, Joseph Florence, Johnson, Richard Kelley, Wallace Martin, James Reno, Gerald Smith and Thomas Vosseler. Chester Moorehead and Howard Willey completed the first aid training course. still the law, and until changes are passed into law, there is nothing we can say officially regarding the G.I. Bill." He said the change in the special veterans pension only affects those whose only period of service began after July 1, 1975. He explained the discontinued pension is for veterans who are injured or become ill after they are out of the service and who cannot be employed as a result of the injury or illness. He said the pension is based on an individual's own situation. The amount paid is determined by the person's income and a combination of other circumstances which may or may not qualify him for the pension. Brown said persons whose service began before July 1 still may qualify for the special pension. He said educational benefits under the G.I. Bill, home loans, hospitalization and other benefits have not been affected. The Army release explained that under current laws a service member or veteran is eligible for up to 36 months of financial assistance at colleges throughout the country if he or she'has served more than 180 days on active duty, any part of which was served after Jan. 31, 1955. The release reads, "This does not mean that this benefit will not be cancelled sometime in the future. Cancellation of benefits under the G.I. Bill after World War II and the Korean War is ample precedent for this to happen again." The Department of Army speculates that Congress will set a cutoff date after which p,er£pns,£n,l(sted in 'IhetArme/l Services, wiU.not be,eligible for. Gil:Billbehefits- ' ;v ' ' : " i statesmanship. Harris covered a variety of topics, ranging from the energy crisis to politics. Regarding leadership in government, he said, more people believe the U.S. Supreme Court is out of touch with public needs, by a 4338 per cent margin; 51-35 per cenl believe the White House is out of touch; and 54-34 per cent believe Congress is not tuned in. Harris said the dominant mood of the changing electorate can best be summed up in two recent polls. By 85-9 per cent, a majority feel that most government leaders are afraid to "tell it like it is," that is to tell the public the hard truth about inflation, energy and other subjects; and by 6722 per cent, a 3-1 majority, believe the trouble with most leaders is that they don't understand people want. better quality of most everything rather than more quantity. Restoration Of Cemetery Continuing "We're inviting the public to come to Greenwood Cemetery at 15th and Limit this Saturday and Sunday and see what a small group of volunteers has accomplished," Arden Rhyne, chairman of the Greenwood Cemetery Association, said today. Volunteers have been working since February to clear the 110- year-old cemetery of a mass of undergrowth, and a fence has been erected to enclose the burial ground. "Our objective is to see that the resting place of nearly 1,000 pioneers is kept presentable and that they are not forgotten," Rhyne said. The cemetery gates are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. Eastern Club Sets Election The Easton Saddle Club will hold election of officers at its next meeting Nov. 2 at 2p.m. The families of Bob Beying and Don Noll are in charge of the program with the afternoon meeting to be followed by a •covered .dish dinner and Halloween party. The October meeting of the group was held at the club house with the - families/^ofXEugene PRIZEWORD WINNER—Mrs. Jo Hartman, 823 smiles as she looks over the Prizeword entry which won her/p. total of $(MO in prize and bonus money. She is the third contest winner. (TimesPhoto) ,-, ., Mrs. Jo Hartman i Prizeword Winners presenting th'epfograrri. Mrs. Jo Hartman, 823 Dakota, is all set for a merrier-Christmas this year. She is the newest winner of The Leavenworth Times Prizeword contest. With six months time building the pot, Sunday's Prizeword was worth $540; and because Mrs. Hartman is a home subscriber of The Times and had a receipt from one of the sponsoring firms, she also won $100 in bonuses. Mrs. Hartman is a practical nurse and does home nursing. She's been working the prizeword puzzles every week since the beginning of the contest. "It's been fun," she said. "Sometimes I've used the dictionary. But this time I just sat down and put something down." Like many Prizeword players, she frequently sends in multiple entries senUiHwo, •*' -^1 'don't' know them won," she said, "and don't care." Mrs. Hartman's prize of is the largest single winning thus far in the contest. A tdfal of $1,400 has been awarded' to readers of The Leavenwo.rth Times. Mrs. Hartman said she would donate part of her winnings to Boy's Town and St. Jade's Orphanage and save part-ot it for Christmas. The Times' Prizeword cpfjtest appears every Sunday. ClOes to the coming Sunday's conte$l are listed every Thursday in-*The Times; and the correct solution appears the following Friday. 3 The Leavenworth Times, Friday, Oct. 34,1*75. OPEN SUNDAY ..* ENTERPRISE'FURNITURE "Leavenworth's Leading Selection? VCfe offer you diamonds by the store. Diamond solitaire bridal set, 14 karat gold, $300 8 Diamond duo set, 14 karat gold, set $400 15 Diamond trio set, 14 karat gold, $475 6 Diamond fashion ring, 14 karat gold, $450 9 Diamonds, 14 karat gold, $350 3 Diamond bridal set, 14 karat gold, $600 Layaway now for Christmas Zales Revolving Charge • Zales Custom Charge • BankAmericard t Master Charge American Express • Diners Club • Carte Blanche ZALES The Diamond Store Illustrations t,-n!;tF'jt'U LEAVENWORTH PLAZA lOa.m.to9p.m.,Sun. I2:30-5p.m. $200 CASH BACK AND YEAR-END PRICES ON'75 DODGE PICKUPS. getyour pick of the pdcuRS m r from i YOU CAN GET A $200 REBATE ON TOP OF LOW YEAR-END PRICES. Based on Manufacturer's suggested retail price" a brand-new '75 Dodge costs less than a '76 Ford or Chevy. Retail customers get a $200 rebate through November 30th on any two-wheel-drive Dodge pickup from participating Dealers. YOU CAN GET THE BIGGEST PAYLOAD IN THE BUSINESS, A 75 Dodge D100 pickup carries more total weight than a similar 76 Ford or Chevy, 225 pounds more. Maximum payload is 2,537 pounds. YOU CAN GET GOOD GAS MILEAGE. 1975 EPA estimates show Dodge pickups with a 225 Slant Six engine got 26 mpg on the highway. 16 in the city. Actual mileage may vary due to road and car conditions, driving habits, and options. YOU CAN GET A WIDE SELECTION OF 75 MODELS FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. Dodge builds 52 different kinds of pickups. One will suit your needs. But supplies of 75 s are limited. So hurry. SEE YOUR DODGE DEALER FOR THE PICK OF THE PICKUPS Dodge : ZEGK For DODGE 701 Delaware 682-4544

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