The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 31, 1986 · Page 5
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 5

Salina, Kansas
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Friday, January 31, 1986
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Nation/World The Salina Journal Friday, January 31,1986 Page 5 Oklahoma man kills 3 and wounds 4 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A trucking company employee went on a shooting rampage Thursday, and before he surrendered, three people were dead and four others wounded. After the shootings, Cyril Wayne Ellis, 24, went suburban Del City, called police from the home of a relative's friend, and said he was tired of running, said Oklahoma City police Capt. M.T. Berry. Del City police found him sitting house's porch. The shootings occurred in less than an hour, and over the distance of about three miles on the city's east side. Ellis, of Oklahoma City, was booked into the Oklahoma City Jail on two complaints of murder and one of assault with a deadly weapon, Berry said. Additional complaints are likely, he said. Ellis later was taken to a hospital because of fainting spells and reports from other inmates that he was hitting his head against walls, Berry said. Ellis was treated for hyperventilation and returned to the jail, a detective said. Police say they know of no motive, and have not determined a connection between the man and the victims, except that four were coworkers at Consolidated Freightways. "He went crazy," said Mark Schreiner, a coworker. "He pointed the gun at me and told me to back up and I did. He then turned around and pointed the gun at another worker and shot him." No weapon has been recovered, said Smith. Police learned of the first shooting at 6:45 a.m. ' 'He apparently shot him and locked him in the trunk of the car," Berry said. The man was taken to Oklahoma Memorial Hospital, where officials said a shooting victim in his 30s was in critical condition and undergoing surgery. Six minutes later, authorities were called to a house a few blocks away where they found a woman's body and a wounded girl in the yard, Berry said. The child, who Berry said was between 9 and 12 years old, was hospitalized in critical condition at Children's Memorial Hospital, officials said. "About 6:30 this morning, I was awakened by my wife and heard the little girl screaming and voices — that happened to be in the yard next door and a moment later there was a volley of shots," said neighbor Leonard Himes. "And then in a period of about 10 seconds or so there was another volley of shots. "I thought maybe she (the girl) was already dead. But while I stood there, she sat up. She didn't say anything but she sat up and then she lay back down. And I went around and told them that the little girl was still alive," Himes said. At 7:21 a.m., police were called to Consolidated Freightways, where Berry said officers were told the gunman chased employees through the parking lot, firing at them. Two people were killed and two were wounded. 1 in 3 U.S. children get government aid Reagan assures Angolan leader of U.S. help WASHINGTON (AP) — President Reagan assured guerrilla chieftain Jonas Savimbi on Thursday he wants to be "very helpful" to his campaign to oust the Cuban-backed government in Angola. Sources say the administration has earmarked up to $15 million in secret military aid for the effort by Sav- imbi, who said he was satisfied upon leaving the White House. "We want to be very helpful to what Dr. Savimbi and his people are trying to do, and what we're trying to arrive at is the best way to do that," Reagan said. "We want to be very supportive," the president added. "We're seeking a way to be of help." U.S. officials said the administration had notified congressional intelligence committees it would tap a CIA contingency fund to provide assistance for Savimbi. Savimbi was trained as a guerrilla fighter by Mao Tse-tung and other leaders of the Chinese revolution be- Reagan Savimbi fore forming the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola. The administration does not need advance approval from the committees to distribute the funds. The administration has been split over how to support Savimbi, and the issue has surfaced in Congress. Many conservatives favor open assistance, and many liberals oppose any aid because Savimbi is aligned with the white-ruled South African government. Within the next several weeks, the Senate is expected to debate whether to provide additional aid to Savimbi. . House Speaker Thomas P. O'Neill Jr., D-Mass., predicted Thursday that Reagan would have trouble winning House approval for military aid to Angolan rebels. Given the constraints of the Gramm-Rudman budget-cutting measure, "any of that money is going to have terrific difficulty," the speaker said. Savimbi's forces control one-third of Angola's territory and exercise political influence over about 60 percent of the country's 7 million people. On the other side is a Marxist government backed by 35,000 Cuban troops and Soviet aid totaling more than $2 billion in recent years, according to administration estimates. Until congressional repeal of the so-called Clark amendment last year, the United States had been banned from providing aid in Angola. Resumption of covert aid would renew — at least partially — the role the CIA played in Angola. It was disclosure of secret CIA assistance that led to adoption of the Clark amendment. In contrast to the administration, key congressional leaders, including Sen. David F. Durenberger, R-Minn., chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, and Rep. Lee H. Hamilton, D-Ind., chairman of the House intelligence committee, insist that any aid to Savimbi be provided openly, subject to full congressional debate. WASHINGTON (AP) - About one American child in three lives in a household receiving some form of government assistance, ranging from food stamps to Medicaid, the Census Bureau reports. Overall, about 19.5 million children, or about 1 in 3, were members of a household that received benefits based on family income, during the fourth quarter of 1984," the bureau said. There were 60.9 million children under age 18 at the time of the study, published as part of the bureau's quarterly Survey of Income and Program Participation. This means those taking part in government programs constituted about 32 percent of the total. Free and reduced-price school lunches were by far the most common type of means-tested benefit received, with 13.8 million children, or 23 percent of all American youngsters, participating. Means-tested benefits are those distributed based on the income of the household that receive the money. Participation rates for other means-tested programs were sharply lower, although 8.7 million youngsters were members of households receiving food stamps, meaning 14.4 percent of all youth benefit- ted from that program. Cash public assistance was close behind food stamps, aiding 13.6 percent of children, or 8.3 million. Other means-tested programs aiding America's children included Medicaid, 7.7 million or 12.6 percent; WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental food program), 3.2 million, 5.2 percent, and public subsidized rental housing, 3.2 million, 5.2 percent. While 32 percent of all children benefitted from at least one program, rates varied considerably by race and ethnic group. For white children the rate was 24.4 percent, while 68.2 percent of black youngsters participated in means-tested programs. The rate for Hispanic youngsters — who can be of any race—was 59.6 percent. The study found that of 60,990,000 children under 18, 46,370,000 lived in households maintained by a married couple, 11,428,000 were in homes with a female head of household, and 3,192,000 lives in other types of households. We're Moving To Congressmen say Reagan likely will receive funding for contras WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress, recognizing that President Reagan "is in the driver's seat," will likely approve military aid for rebels trying to overthrow the government of Nicaragua, says an opponent of such aid. Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, a leading opponent of aid to the contras, or rebels, predicted that by the time the administration makes its case for military assistance, it will have the necessary votes. Other opponents, including Rep. Lane Evans, D-m., agree. Leach, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has worked hard to block not only military, but all aid, to the contras. The House voted against military aid last year. But in a last-minute compromise, it agreed to $27 million in non-lethal humanitarian assistance. Reagan is expected to request $100 million in aid this year, with as much as half for military purposes. On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., met with Arturo Cruz and Adolfo Calero, two of the UNO leaders. "The situation in Nicaragua gets grimmer by the day," said Dole, a supporter of the contras. "We must do all we can to help the freedom fighters in their struggle. Last year, we made a start with humanitarian aid. In my view, more aid is needed." Rep. Dante Fascell, D-Fla., chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said last week he doesn't think there now are sufficient votes in favor of military aid. But an Associated Press survey found enough of a shift in sentiment among key swing votes in the House to give the administration a chance. Leach, nonetheless, questioned whether the military aid will achieve any worthwhile goals. "I think it's going to be more chaos, more death, more uncertainty, and at some point in time, we are going to have to return to the precept of looking at negotiated settlements," he said Thursday at a news conference. ' By nearly all accounts, the contras are not doing well. They have not mounted any major offensives recently, and they have not succeeded in holding any major portion of Nicaraguan territory, although they have been fighting since the CIA organized them in 1981. They have received more than $100 million in U.S. funds, most of it covertly, and much of that for arms. (Published in The Salina Journal January 31,1986) CITY OF SALINA, KANSAS FINANCIAL STATEMENT January 1,1985 to December 31,1985 QUALFTY it if * if Our Buying Power Passes Savings RedWings SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE 0 Funds Cash Balance 1-1-85 General Employees Benefit •'•• Utility Fund • Bond and Interest Special Liability Special Park and Recreation. Special Alcohol Program Central Garage. Cemetery Endowment Emergency Preparedness Mausoleum Trust .Mausoleum Endowment Revenue Collected in Advance Street Machinery Sanitation Data Processing Parking Meters. Golf Course Special Gas Tax Business Improvement District Solid Waste Disposal Construction Special Reserve Fund Federal Revenue Sharing Fair Housing Assistance Heritage Conservation HUD - Community Development... Citizenship Trust Tourism & Convention Promotion.... Bicentennial Center. Water and Sewerage Treasury Operating Treasury. Petty Cash Depreciation & Emergency ' Extension & Bond Retirement.. • Bond Reserve '84 Principal & Interest Payment to Sanitatioa Payment per Bond Ordinance.... 415,796.33 133,196.61 456,395.58 175,814.21 69.18 20,299.55 76,540.34 8,645.55 490.00 17,575.17 48,145.75 86,115.84 345.431.11 33,718.63 666.80 32,544.72 167,897.52 791.04 92,853.34 44,726.71 43,933.27 32,380.06 3,019.31 8,702.17 34,394.30 12,690.46 90,239.81 160,104.76 317,841.99 410,394.95 2,500.00 630,807.38 637,096.50 525,744.30 531,483.38 Receipts to Date $8,892,188.13 1,682,047.70 495,274.03 1,781,296.46 50,091.22 45,382.13 45,382.13 548,846.20 6,356.41 109,330.04 49.00 55,948.08 8,053.76 684,673.28 201,428.59 47,135.95 266,253.60 672,958.30 38,612.55 301,854.41 1,237,257.10 410,924.47 17,850.00 6,500.00 4,021.23 997.35 120,453.92 584,351.58 4,721,178.75 $9^59,11(1.22 3,200.000.00 $26,326,696.37 Expenditures to Date $10,431,790.59 1,742,116.37 494,620.50 1,871,447.43 35,852.75 45,000.00 45,000.00 575,827.37 117,214.76 490.00 48,145.75 24,997.69 690,456.25 167,085.10 44,400.45 265,608.75 738,166.06 31,761.52 179,477.25 786,101.26 43,933.27 410,291.85 18,439.26 5,846.54 16,851.54 147,532.40 666,355.60 4,274,987.94 676,000.00 3,200.000.00 $27,795/798.25 Total Bank Balance... Total Investments. Total Water & Sewerage Principal & Interest Reserve Total Bank & Investment Balance Less Unpaid Purchase Orders. Total Unencumbered Cash Balance Bond Obligations Outstanding. General Obligation Bond Indebtedness, Temporary Note issued pending sale of bonds Water and Sewerage Refunding Revenue Bond Indebtedness Unencumbered Cash Balance $2,610,467.14 355,727.66 133,850.14 366,244.61 190,052.68 451.31 382.13 (6,681.62) 82,896.75 760.83 17,624.17 55,948.08 69,171.91 339,648.14 68,062.12 3,402.30 33,189.57 102,689.76 7,642.07 215,230.50 495,882.55 33,012.68 2,430.05 9,355.63 21,563.99 13,687.81 63,161.33 78,100.74 420.803.39 85,766.17 2,500.00 693,698.25 713,781.96 568,965.78 340,543.76 $8490,014.34 $53,591.34 $8,921,204.80 $340.543.76 $9,315,339.90 il.125,325.56 ;,190,014.34 WORKINGMEN'S Nttl CHOICE! • Full-grain, water-repellent leather • Cushion-soft Insole • Waterproofed heel-molded counter for a heel-huggln' fit. • Red Wing's exclusive, long-wearing SuperSole. Made In sizes: 6-14 / A, B, C, D, E. EEE (Narrow-Extra wide) Suggested Retail Less 25% SUPER-TOUGH JOBS MEAN SUPERSOLE • Tougn, water-repellent leather • Long-life, cushion Insole • Steel shank foot support • Oll-reslstant Red Wing SuperSole. Made In sizes 6-15/AA, A, B, C, D, E, EE, EEEE. Suggested Reta!l~$7p<$5 Less 25% #404 REPELS WATER DEFIES WEAR • Long wearing Red Wing SuperSole. • Water repellent leather • Cushion insole Made In sizes 6-14/ A, B, C, D, E, EE, EEE. Suggested Retail Less 25% Sorry, No Seconds Here We Sell Only First Quality Boots MAIL ORDERS WELCOME VISA' $8,115,000.00 1,017,000.00 $2,280,000.00 666 S. Ohio, Salina • OPEN DAILY 9-8 P.M., SUN. 12-5 PM I hereby certify that the above statement is correct. M. E. Abbott. City Treasurer

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