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On the Record The Salina Journal Monday, January 20,1986 Page? Deaths & funerals Mark A. Nelson Mark A. Nelson, 24,210 E. Walnut, . died Friday, Jan. 17, in a plane crash near Gainesville, Texas. Mr. Nelson was born March 6,1961, in Manhattan. He was an employee of Moss Sales and Services and was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, James and Janet Nelson of Cordova, Vera Cruz, Mexico; a brother, Merrell of Concordia; a sister, Joy Wolf of Concordia; and a grandmother, Vena Nelson of Westf all. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Fellowship Baptist Church, with the Rev. Garten Howington officiating. A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hammer Cemetery, southeast of Lincoln. Memorials may be made to Domestic Violence Associaton of Central Kansas, Salina. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the Hall Mortuary, Lincoln. Norman D. Johnson Norman D. Johnson, 62, 2055 Corsaut, died Saturday, Jan. 18, at St. John's Hospital. Mr. Johnson was born July 10,1923, in Goodman, Mo. He was the owner of Johnson Enterprises Sign Co. He was a member of the Retired Officers and Reserve Officers Association, and officer of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International, and an elder of the First Foursquare Church. He had been a Salina resident for 20 years. Survivors include his wife, Blanche of the home; two daughters, Jackie Jean Johnson of Orlando, Fla., and Norma Clark of Spring Branch, Texas; and a brother, Jim of Neosho, Mo. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bigge-Moos Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. Al Burkes officiating. Burial will be in the Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the First Foursquare Church. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Belmont Christian Church, with the Rev. Paxton Jones officiating. Burial will be in the McPherson Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Salina Girls Home or the Emergency Aid-Food Bank. Friends may call after 11 a.m. today until noon Thursday at the Bigge-Moos Chapel Funeral Home. Frederick F. Goodrich BELLEVILLE — Frederick F. "Fred" Goodrich, 94, Belleville, died Friday, Jan. 17, at the Republic County Hospital, Belleville. Mr. Goodrich was born Nov. 14, 1891, in Claflin. He ran the Goodrich Machine Shop in Belleville for many years and was a former city council member. Survivors include his wife, Elsie, of the home; two sons, Charles of Haddam and Raymond of Belleville; two stepdaughters, Dorothy Black of Belleville and Mary E. Bersehauer of Sauna; a brother, Charles of California; two grandchildren, a great- grandchild, six stepgrandchildren, nine stepgreat-grandchildren, and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bachelor-Faulkner- Dart Funeral Home, Belleville, with the Rev. James Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in the Belleville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Church, Belleville. Visitation is at the funeral home. Agencies review doctors, hospitak Briefly Merlin "Doc" Decker CULVER—Merlin "Doc" Decker, 64, died Saturday, Jan. 18, at his home in rural Culver. Mr. Decker was born June 1,1921, in McPherson. He was a retired chiropractor and had lived in Sauna from 1954 to 1977. He was a member of the Sunflower Lions Club, Elks CLub, Belmont Christian Church, Mason and Isis Oriental Band, and Isis Shrine Temple. He was a past- secretary of the Kansas Chiropractic Association. Survivors include his wife, Margie of the home; a son, Jerald of Dallas; a daughter, Virginia Luce of Sauna; four brothers, Bob of Canton, Vernon of Galva, Otis of McPherson, and Galen of Liberal; three sisters, Pauline Coe, Jean Moody, and Roselyn Hoffman, all of McPherson; and four grandsons. Oil reports Children (Continued from Page 1) said. "More kids may be coming to the youth centers, but I suspect that they're borderline cases that could have easily gone either way." Besides quicker referrals to the youth centers, program directors say SRS caseworkers are cutting corners by underestimating placement needs. Tougher kids are being put in less-structured programs, which are cheaper but inappropriate. Foster care services are divided into six levels, with daily rates ranging from $5.25 to $105. Most out-of- home placements for older children cost from $23.45 to $51.75 a day. Placements at one of the youth centers average $84.25 a day. "To see a 'Level IV kid' in a Level IV program is an absolute rarity," said Bruce Linhos, associate director of The Villages program in Topeka and past president of the Kansas Association of Licensed Private Child Caring Agencies. "Everyone in the system wants to do what's best for these kids, but there are some funding realities that have to be recognized. And if that means putting a Level V kid in a Level IV program, well, that's what they're doing. It's cheaper, but it puts an incredible strain on the program." By The New York Times WASHINGTON - Federally financed medical review agencies have begun disciplinary proceedings against more than 1,100 doctors and hospitals around the nation in the past few months, charging them with providing unnecessary or poor medical treatment. The number of cases has increased dramatically over previous years, according to federal officials, although comparative numbers were not available. Most of the new cases, whose processing began after the review agencies were reorganized in each state in 1984, are in the early phase. Officials of the program say many cases may be dropped or resolved without formal action. But the review panels have the power to bar a doctor or hospital permanently or temporarily from treating beneficiaries 'of Medicare, the government program of health care for the elderly. Andrew Webber, executive vice president of the American Medical Peer Review Association, the umbrella organization for the review agencies, said the increase was considered "a significant new trend." At the Health and Human Services Department, Anthony Tirone, a director in the Office of Medical Review, said: "We expect this is going to be like a snowball rolling down a hill. Ydu'll see the numbers continue increasing geometrically." The disciplinary actions are being brought by state-based professional review organizations, or PROs, under a new regulation adopted for them in May. The review agencies are staffed by doctors and nurses who study thousands of patients' records, among other monitoring methods, trying to reduce Medicare spending by reducing unnecessary treatments. They also are charged with making sure patients get care of high quality. By Jan. 1, when the new regulation had been in effect seven and a half months, professional review organizations had begun proceedings against 950 doctors and 183 hospitals. For the doctors, 744 cases involved allegations of poor quality in care, and in 206 cases the PROs said the doctor consistently provided unnecessary treatment. For the hospitals, 67 cases involved poor quality in care and 116 involved unnecessary treatment. Also by Jan. 1, New York state's PRO had begun nine disciplinary proceedings, New Jersey's had begun five and Connecticut's had begun two. From 1973 to 1984 the state-based review agencies formally disciplined 70 doctors or hospitals, temporarily or permanently barring them from treating Medicare patients. Federal officials say they do not have records showing how many cases were opened without resulting in formal disciplining in the period before the agencies were reorganized in 1984, but they are certain that the number of cases opened in the last several months is far larger than in any previous period. Officials say the increase in cases is explained in part by the new regulation, which makes it easier to take action against doctors and hospitals. Philip Nathanson, director of the Health Standards and Quality Bureau of the Health and Human Services Department, said "we're seeing a lot more acceptance among physicians now of the idea" of disciplining their peers. CIA restores its link to American colleges Kansas operators announced 65 new locations, including 22 wildcats, and completed 99 tests during the past week as compared to 67 new locations and 74 completions during the preceding week. Included in the completions were 33 oil wells good for an estimated 2,042 barrels of oil a day, six gas wells at an estimated 1,583,000 cubic feet of gas a day, 54 dry holes, two service wells and four temporarily abandoned wells. The total footage drilled in the completions was about 407,581 feet or an average of 4,117 feet a test. Drilling completions for the past ' week as reported to The Independent Oil & Gas Service: Elllt County - Joe F. Meier Oil Operations, No. 2 GSL West, 35-H-18W, 440'FNL & 2900'FWL, NW/4, Bemis- Shutts field, dry and abandoned. • StaabOil Co., No. 2 Staab, 28-12-17W, 150'N, "C SW NE NW, Schmeidler field, dry and .abandoned. Pan Western Energy Corp., No. 1-16 Schumacher BDA, 16-1218W, NW SW SW, Hyacinth NE Ext field, 100 barrels of oil and 70 barrels of . water a day. Damor Resources Inc., No. 1 F. Dmges A, '•35O3-19W, SW SE NW, WC field, dry and 0b Char 0 ter d Energ y Inc., No. 4 Kohl. 1B-13-20W, 150'W, C SW SE NE, Raynesford Ext field, temporarily abandoned. Ernst & Steinle Oil Operators, No. 1 Lang, 12- 14-17W, 1540'FSL 8 2560'FWL, SW/4, Victoria West Ext field, dry and abandoned. American Energies Corp., No. 1 Gerstner J A , 24-14-17W, SW NE NE, Victoria So. field, dry and abandoned. Ellsworth County Bibs Oil Corp., No. 1 Mog, 5-16-1OW, NW NW NW, Stoltenberg field, abandoned location. Gave County The Dane G. Hanson Trust, No. 1 Bentley 'A', ' 28-15-27W, 50'S, C NE NE SE, Rosa NW field, abandoned location. Berexco Inc., No. 1 'B' Jasper, 30-15-29W, C - S/2 SE SW, 'Jasper So. Ext field, oil well. Graham County A Scott Ritchie, No. 1 Ary, 13-6-22W, SE NW NE Boys SW Ext field, oil well. D&D Production Inc., No. 1 'A' Demes, 30-7- 23W, 780'FSL 8 390'FEl, SE/4, WC field, dry and abandoned. . . Champion Petroleum Inc., No. 2 Quint, 17-8'. 22W, SE SE SW, Highland No. field, dry and abandoned. . in T-l Energy Co., No. 3 D. Richmeier, 7-10- 24W, C E/2 NW SW, Riedel SW field, 10 barrels of oil and 25 barrels of water a day. Logan County Donald C. Slawson, No. 1 Bradshaw 'C, 6-11- 32W, 50'N, C SE NE NE. WC field, dry and abandoned. Marlon County Drillers 8 Producers Inc., No. 3 Deforest C, 21-21-4E, 60'N, C SE NE SW, Covert-Sellers field, 6 barrels of oil and 240 barrels of water a day.-^ Bayes Oil Co., No. 7 Evans, 33-22-4E, 50/W, C E/2 E/2 SE, Elbing field, abandoned location. Otborne County Rains 8 Williamson Oil Co. Inc., No. 1 Koelling 'C, 26-10-15W, NW NE SE, Ruggels SE Ext field, dry and abandoned. Phillips County TXO Production Corp., No. 2 Bach 'A', 24-2- 19W, NW NE NW, Huffstutter field, dry and abandoned. John O. Farmer Inc., No. 1 Lappln, 2-5-20W, NE SW SW, Logan field, dry and abandoned. Rawllni County JSM Oil 8 Gas Inc., No. Al-24 Rooney, 24-1- 35W, NW NW SW, Cohoi West Ext field, dry and abandoned. Rooki County Baird Oil Co., No. 1'B 1 Biery, 30-7-19W, SE SW SE, Reservoir West Ext field, oil well. H8C Oil Operating 8 Fossil Association, No. 5 Waller, 3-7-20W, 380'FNL 8 380'FWL, NW/4, Probasco Ext field, salt water disposal well. Martin Oil Producers Inc., No. 1 Ruder, 35-8- 18W, NW NE SW, Doplta West Ext field, 20 barrels of oil and 20 barrels of water a day. Damar Resources Inc., No. 1 Lambert, 29-9- 20W, NW SW NE, Kern West field, dry and abandoned. Murfin Drilling, No. 2-19 Henry Borland, 19- 10-19W, 1120'FSL 8 1520'FEL, SE/4, Marcotte field, dry and abandoned. Russell County Rains 8 Williamson Oil Co. Inc., No. 3 "A" Schauf, 31-13-12W, 890'FSL 8 1600'FEL, SE/4, Bunker Hill field, abandoned location. Driscoll Lease Operations Inc., No. A-6 'B' Brown, 31-13-14W, C N/2 SW NE, Gorham field, 25 barrels of oil a day and trace of water. Driscoll Lease Operations Inc., No. A-7 Brown 'B', 31-13-14W, C NE/4, Gorham field, 25 barrels of oil a day and trace of water. Driscoll Lease Operations Inc., No. A-8 'B' Brown, 31-13-14W, C S/2 NE NE, Gorham field, salt water disposal well. Prospect Oil 8 Gas Co. and LJ Oil Operations, No. 1 Haselhorst, 31-13-15W, 100'E, C SW NE SW, Gorham field, dry and abandoned. Corie Oil Co. Inc., No. 2 'B' Krtjg, 24-1514W, SE SE NE, Trapp field, oil well. Corie Oil Co. Inc., No. 3 Krug A, 24-15-14W, SW SE NW, Trapp field, oil well. Prospect Oil 8 Gas Co., No. 1 Kraft, 3-15- 15W, NE NE NW, Baxter East Ext field, dry and abandoned. Sheridan County Diamond Shamrock Exploration Co., No. 2 Norbert Von Lintel, 2-10-26W, 135'S, C W/2 W/2 SW, Fuller NE Ext field, 570 barrels of oil and 30 barrels of water a day. Thomai County First Energy Corp., No. 1 Alice J. Howard Est 45-26, 26-9-32W, NE NE SW, Ohl Ext field, dry and abandoned. Trego County JL/PG Oil Operations, No. 1 Faulkner, 4-11- 22W, SE NW NW, McCall NE Ext field, temporarily abandoned. Damar Resources Inc., No. 1 Schamberger, 16-11-24W, NW NW SE, Scanlon East Ext field, dry and abandoned. Leon Atkerson Oil, No. 17 Kohl, 11-12-21W, SW NE NW, Kohl field, dry and abandoned. Zenith Petroleum Co., No. 11 'A' Keller, 17- 13-21W, NE NE NW, Riga NW field, oil well. Zenith Petroleum Co., No. 12 'A' Keller, 1713-21 W, NW SE NW, Riga NW field, oil well. Zenith Petroleum Corp., No. 1 'A' Lang, 2413-21 W.SESWSE, Herbert field, oil well. Damar Resources Inc., No. 2 Feltis, 26-13- 21W, NW NE SE, Flax field, abandoned location. By The New York Times WASHINGTON — Twenty years after the Central Intelligence Agency was all but banished from American campuses, the CIA says it has reestablished its ties and is receiving research and advice from a growing number of university professors. Robert Gates, the deputy director " of intelligence, said the agency had sought to accelerate a trend, begun under President Carter, of soliciting help from "the best minds in the country." But the CIA's dealings with professors have been challenged by critics in Congress and within the universities as a threat to the independence of academic research. The new emphasis on seeking outside viewpoints was prompted, in part, by a review of past intelligence failures, Gates said. Some of these, such as mistaken predictions in the 1970s about the future of the shah of Iran, could be traced, he said, to the development of a "U.S. government perspective." "There were scholars out there saying the shah was in trouble, and somehow that never got incorporated into any official assessment," Gates said. "What we are after is people who will challenge us constructively, offer us a different perspective, who will stir up the pot a bit and who will help us consider all points of view, particularly the unorthodox. "Large bureaucracies Like this one have difficulty promoting imagination and creativity." Gates said that about a fourth of the agency's intelligence estimates are reviewed in draft form by professors or other outside experts, including retired military people. Previously only a "minuscule" amount of the agency's research was reviewed in this fashion, he said. Since 1982, the CIA has been the host of 75 conferences a year in which its analysts met professors and experts outside the government, Gates said. Only three to four such meetings were held annually in past years. In addition, agency analysts are attending more academic conferences on subjects of interest to the CIA. The questions over the proper relationship between the CIA and academics came into sharp focus at Harvard University late last year in a dispute over the dealings between the agency and Nadav Safran, the head of Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies. A. Michael Spence, dean of the faculty of arts and sciences, concluded in a report this month that Safran had violated Harvard's rules when he failed to disclose that the CIA had contributed $45,000 to a conference on Islamic fundamentalism held at the university last year. Safran also received a $107,000 grant from the agency to support research on his latest book. Central qualifies for state debate GREAT BEND — Debate teams from Salina Central and Hays high schools qualified for the Class 5A state debate tournament by taking second and first respectively at the regional competition Saturday in Great Bend. The Salina Central team had eight wins with four loses. Hays captured first with 11 wins and one loss. Seven schools competed in the tournament. Jeff Morris, a senior, and James Talley, a sophomore, make up the affirmative team for Central. Sophomore Doug Lindsay and senior Lonnie Fraley were the negative team, with freshmen Charity Fox and Emily Roth as alternates. State competition for all state classes with be next weekend at Sauna Central. Ell-Saline district receives grant The Ell-Saline School District has received a $2000 grant from the state Department of Economic Development's Community Resource Program. The program's aim is to provide funding to Kansas communities to improve community educationl, social, cultural, and recreational needs. The district will use the grant to provide non-credit classes to the communities of Brookville, Bavaria, and Hedville as part of the Ell- Saline Community Educational Program. Simulated disaster shelter planned American Red Cross UnDisaster Day will be observed Wednesday in Salina through a simulated disaster shelter operation. Volunteers for the North Central Kansas Chapter of the Red Cross will set up the simulated shelter in the Labor Building at 2055 S. Ohio. An open house to see the shelter has been set from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Other phases of disaster work'also will be demonstrated. UnDisaster Day is part of a National Red Cross observance to show what is done for disaster victims and how the organization must prepare to meet natural disasters such as floods and tornadoes. Sno-Ball Tournament scheduled The annual Sauna Sno-Ball Softball Tournament to benefit the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation is scheduled for Feb. 1-2, with alternate dates of Feb. 8-9. All co-ed and men's teams are eligible to enter. Entries are due by Jan. 25. Trophies will be awarded the top two teams in each division. Shirts will be given to members of all first-place teams. More information is available from the March of Dimes office, 148 S. Seventh, 825-7476, or by calling Bob Reynolds at 827-4535. Surplus cheese to be distributed The distribution of government surplus cheese to Saline County low- income families is scheduled Friday. One five-pound loaf of cheese will be given to eligible families of one to three persons. Two five-pound loaves will be given to families of four or more persons. The Salina distribution will be in room 105 of Memorial Hall. A special distribution for those age 65 or older is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. The general public distribution is set for 3 to 6 p.m. Elsewhere in Saline County, distributions are scheduled after 11 a.m. at the Leisure Center Building in Brookville, 1 to 3 p.m. in the City Building at Gypsum, and 4 to 7 p.m. in the City Building at Assaria. Applicants must bring identification and proof of maximum gross monthly income. This can be in the form of bank deposit slips, check stubs or copies. Maximum gross monthly income standards are $722 for a one-person household, $969 for two people, $1,217 for three people, $1,464 for four people, $1,712 for five people, $1,959 for six people, $2,207 for seven people and $2,454 for eight people. For each additional family member above eight, add $248. For your information Hospital admissions Asbury — Ursula A. Beneke, 1005 Noble Court; Vert O. Britt, 1227 Andrew; Norma J. Prater, 532 W. Kirwin; Terri Lynne Shea, 2424 Belmont; and Kari E. Brooks, Lindsborg. St. John's — Bethena Young, Rt. 3; Mablee Leduc, 1324 Beverly; Beulah Gotti, Tescott; Charlotte Scheer, Beloit; and Vernon Applebee, Jewell. Hospital dismissals Asbury — Karol A. Baeza and baby boy, 236 N. Front; Rashell S. Braden, 1418 S. Ohio; Natalie M. Fernandez and baby boy, 731 N. Seventh; Pauline Huxman, 1007 Johnstown; Denene D. Rodgers, 700 N. Fourth; Lucinda K. Wegele and baby boy, 1525 Pawnee; William A. Wesch, 2888 Tressin Road; Colleen Y. White and baby girl, 430 Hazel Court; Daniel M. Wilkinson, 2345 Kensington; James Clench, Pnil- lipsburg; Kathy K. Hawkes and baby boy, Gypsum; Luci Larson and baby girl, Abilene; Joshua N. Nordstrom, Smolan; Alan A. Wiede, Lindsborg; and Nora R. Peterson, Minneapolis. St. John's — Letha Allen, 1108 Park; Hazel Hayes, 1007 Johnstown; Mablee LeDuc, 1324 Beverly; Mary Tiede, 2326 Northwood Lane; and Mark Benfer, Longford. Births Girl: Brian E. and Terri Lynne Shea, 2424 Belmont., Bibs. 1% ozs., born Jan. 19. Boy: Neal T. and Pam A. Zouzas, Rt. 3,7 Ibs. 13 ozs., born Jan. 18. Weather Pet of the week Journal Photo HOMELESS — This 3- month-old female kitten is ready for adoption at the Salina Animal Shelter on State Street Road. Shelter hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The shelter will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. EXTENDED OUTLOOK Wednesday through Friday Cooler and more seasonal temperatures, with a chance of rain in the east Wednesday. Highs in the upper 30s and 40s, with lows in the teen to mid-20s. ZONE FORECASTS Zones 1 and 2 — Mostly sunny and mild today, with highs in the mid- to upper 60s and west to southwest winds from 10 to 20 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with lows in the low to mid-30s. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs in the low 50s. Zones 3 and 6—Sunny and mild today, with highs about 70 and west to southwest winds from 15 to 25 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with lows from 35 to 40. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs about 60. Zones 4,5,7 and 8 — Sunny and mild today, with highs in the mid- to upper 60s and south to southwest winds from 15 to 25 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with lows from 35 to 40. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs in the mid- to upper 50s. Zones 9 and 12 — Mostly sunny today, with highs in the mid- 60s and south to southwest winds from 15 to 25 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with lows in the lower 40s. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs in the low to mid-60s. Zones 10 and 11—Mostly sunny today, with highs in the low to mid-60s and south winds from 15 to 25 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with lows about 40. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs about 60. Zones 13,14,15 and 16—Mostly sunny today, with highs in the low 60s and south winds from 10 to 20 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with lows in the low 40s. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs in the low 60s. Zone 17—Mostly sunny today, with highs in the low 60s r and south winds from 10 to 20 mph. Mostly clear tonight, The Forecast/for 7 p.m. EST, Mon., Jan.20 Natonal WMS>er Service NOAA U S Oeol ot Commerce with lows in the low 40s. Partly cloudy Tuesday, with highs in the mid-60s. ELSEWHERE IN KANSAS Sunday highs-lows to 6 p.m. Belleville 57-24, Beloit 59-24, Chanute 51-27, Coffeyville 55-28, Concordia 57-26, Dodge City 75-30, Emporia 53-24, Garden City 77-25, Goodland 72-27, Hill City 72-24, Hutchinson 63-25, Pittsburg 48-30, Russell 69-25, Topeka 46-26, Wichita 56-25. SAUNA WEATHER At City Airport, 9 p.m. Sunday: Temperature 38F; Barometer 29.91 in.; Wind SW 4 mph; Relative Humidity 76%; 24-hour Precipitation to 7 p.m., none. Sunday's High 62; Record is 68 in 1921. Sunday's Low to 9p.m. 25; Record is-14 in 1943. Today's Sunset 5:38; Tomorrow's Sunrise 7:45. Broadcasting of local, state and regional weather conditions continues 24 hours a day on NOAA Weather Radio WXK-92 on a .frequency of 182.400 MHzFM.

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