The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on October 12, 1971 · Page 12
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 12

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Tuesday, October 12, 1971
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How They Voted WASHINGTON—How Kansas members of Congress voted on roll calls last week: SENATE Resolution to override the President's executive order delaying a pay raise for federal employees from January to July of next year — rejected, 32 to 51. Against — Pearson and Dole Kansas Republicans. Amendment of Montoya (D- N.M.) to bar funds for activities of U. S. forces in South Vietnam after the date established for withdrawal of such forces by the so -called end the war amend ment-rejected, 25 to 60. Against — Pearson and Dole Amendment of Gravel (D- Alaska) providing for cessation of bombing and other air attacks in Indo-China—rejected, 17 to 60. Against — Pearson, Dole. Amendment of Allott (R Colo.) providing additional pay increases for military personnel in the junior officer and junior enlisted grades — adopted, 65 to 4. For — Pearson. Absent — Dole. Amendment of Symington (D- Mo.) limiting to $350 million funds that may be expended this fiscal year on all programs being carried out in Laos, except combat air operations — adopted, 67 to 11. • For — Pearson, Dole. HOUSE Resolution to override the President's delay in the pay raise for federal employees — rejected, 174 to 207. For - Roy (D-Kan.), Winn (R-Kan.) Against — All others from Kansas. • Mercury Threat? MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Recent concern over mercury levels in fish and lakes may be unwarranted because mercury levels in human tissues have declined, researchers say. Reporting findings of their study to the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, the researchers Tuesday blamed part of the mercu­ ry scare on "emotionalism and ignorance." Their study was done at Saratoga General Hospital in Detroit, Mich., and involved analysis of tissues taken from human organs at autopsy between 1913 and 1970 and preserved at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The tissue was taken from (News photo by Linda Shipley) OUT SHOPPING? — This rooster pheasant apparently thought he was a customer when he strolled in off the street to the Emporium Monday. But a woman closed the door and trapped him inside the foyer, and that ended the shopping spree. Mrs. Turley Miller, wife of the store owner, holds the reluctant bird after she was handed it by the startled customer. The pheasant now resides in a box in the store's back room. the bodies of 59 Michigan resi dents who had died of causes unrelated to mercury. The authors said that concern over mercury contamination "had profound social reverberations in the form of mass anxiety leading to ... action often with little or no scientific basis—resulting in chaos, fear and the economic pain of damaged or killed sectors of in dustry and commerce." While research has been conducted on mercury levels in fish, little has been done on mercury content of human tissues, they said. It is presumed that high mercury levels result in damage to the central nervous system of human beings At the news conference, Dr Jack Kevorkian, one of the researchers, criticized the Food and Drug Administration for setting a standard of .5 parts per million of mercury in fish as the maximum permissible level. There are no data to support such a standard, he said, and added that it is based on "emotionalism and ignorance Sweden permits a level twice as high, he noted. Teen Gonorrhea Epidemic Cited KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP Education and treatment are needed to control an epidemic of gonorrhea among teen-agers here, a U.S. Public Health Service official said Monday. William Rodenberger, an ad visor for the service, told a conference of teachers on ven ereal disease, said 2,150 cases of gonorrhea were treated at the city-county health center in fiscal 1970-71. Truck Hits Chiefs Car The right rear door of the city-owned vehicle Police Chief Bob Adams drives while on duty was bashed in Monday afternoon in an accident which police believe involved another city ve hide. Adams' unoccupied car, parked near a storage building at Carey Park, was reportedly hit by a city truck driven by a park department employe. Two other park employes told police that they saw the truck strike Adams' unmarked car. The truck left the scene without stopping, police were told. The truck driver told police later that he did not know he had struck the car. Adams was at the park supervising the moving of new furniture stored there until it could be moved to the new Reno County Law Enforcement Center. Nixon and Muskie Kansas Party Picks TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Republican leaders make no bones about the fact that President Nixon will be their party's candidate for re-election next year, while state Democrats lean heavily toward Sen. Edmund Muskie, D-Maine, as the likely choice to oppose Nixon. This is the conclusion of a poll of Kansas delegates to the 1968 national political conventions by the WIBW stations of Topeka, and made public Monday night. I Now... Give Your FALSE TEETH More Biting Power A denture adhesive can help. FASTEETH* Powder does all of this: 1) Helps hold uppers and lowers longer, firmer, steadier. 2) Holds them more comfortably. 3) Helps you eat more naturally. Why worry? Use FASTEETH Denture Adhesive Powder. Dentures that fit are essential to health. See your dentist regularly. THE FAMILY CIRCUS "Knew why I'm lookin' at you,Dolly? I'm trying to scare myself our of hiccups." TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES NEED OUR SPECIALIZED SHOP CLEANING TUNING and ADJUSTING CALL US NOW! • Efficient dependable service is our Business • Factory trainee! technicians MIDWESTERN TYPEWRITER CO. 25 West Second Rudy Pestinger Phone 2-7071 Driver Involved in Collision is Ticketed Robert R. Zongker, 19, Plevna, the driver of a car involved in a collision late Saturday night at K96 and Hendricks, was issued two traffic tickets Monday afternoon. He was charged with disobeying a stop sign and illegal transportation of liquor. Zongker's car collided with a vehicle driven by Roy E. Borecky Jr., 20, 615 West 5th. Borecky, his wife, and VA- year-old son all were treated and released at South Hospital. Zongker was more seriously injured and had to be hospital-) ized. He was reported in satis factory condition Monday. A passenger in his car, Larry C. Reed, 18, 1006 East 20th, was treated and released. Page 12 The Hutchinson News Tuesday, October it, 1171 IN«. 612 East First • Kitchen Cabinets • Plumbing Supplies • Electrical Supplies • Light Fixtures • Construction Materials • Hand Tools by ] CI.Left,jr. C» J« Soz • • • When kids are little, they run up stairs, hills and walks. A few years later, they run up bills. * * Bank: an institution in which you keep the go?ernment's money until April 15th. * * We talk about equality of the sexes, but who ever saw a retired housewife? * * If you have a water mattress, the first thing to look for in a spouse is short toenails. Young executive to business a s s o c i at e in restaurant: "You've bought lunch the last five days. Let's flip for this one!" * * You'll flip for the way we cure a flipping TV picture at Lett Electronic, 508 E. 4th. MobikMemeto SlccttkCUmait Cif&alottme CemfortabU. Union Pacific people have what it tdkos • • • 1 "Electric Living is really a lifesaver," reports Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Leisure of Salina. "Now and then, it may cost a few pennies extra per day, but what a bargain for such a clean, healthy atmosphere of comfort and convenience! With Electric Heat's gentle, even warmth, we never have drafts or cold spots ... no itching dryness or blowing dust. In fact," says Connie, "I can't remember the last time we had colds or flu. We switched to Total Electric seven years ago... we'd do the same today. We're soldi" Why don't you take a tip from the Leisures before winter comes storming in unannounced and you're snowed under with cold drafts from a worn out heating system. Visit with your local representative at KPL. He's so sure that you'll find Flameless Electric Living a better way of life, he has a FREE GIFT for any KPL customer who contacts him for a FREE ELECTRIC HEATING MODERNIZATION ESTIMATE on ANY existing home. The SKY WATCH OUTDOOR LIGHTING KIT turns on any standard-bait bulb at dusk—erf at dawn, automatically. It's completely waterproof and fits into any standard alzsd outdoor socket. The kit Includes a 78-witt Soft-White PotlllgM bulb and an automatic photocell light control. Send to: Marketing Department KPL Tower 818 Kansas Avenue Topeka, Kansas 66601 i would like my FREE gift, for a free electric conversion estimate, contact me at: Address Phone - City Zip Code f Teamwork is really what #Ts all about. People plus equipment equals performance. And at Union Pacific it adds up to a dependable performance in the win column. Modern railroading is a complex operation involving everything from radar controls to the world's largest, privately owned communications system. For instance if you want to know where your car of freight is—within minutes we will trace and report. But for al I the sophistication of modem^qeip- ment, Union Pacific's chief asset is people — experienced, capable railroaders who deliver the goods to you and for you. UNION PACIFIC UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

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