Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 4, 1970 · Page 27
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A Progress Report Given by Scherle By William J. Scherle (7th District Congressman) Records have now been compiled for the 91st Congress which will shortly be drawing to a close after the election recess. In my four years in Congress, I have answered a total of 786 roll call votes, or 92.5 per cent. That is a full ten percentage points higher rthan the average Member. In attendance at committee meetings, too, my record has been well above the norm. My ./membership on the General -Labor Subcommittee, the Spe- : cial Education Subcommittee and the Select Labor Subcommittee (of which I am the ranking minority member) as well as the full Committee on Education and Labor and the In- 'ternal Security Committee : sometimes causes conflicts, since the schedule of hearings occasionally overlaps. It is my practice, however, to keep in constant touch with my committee colleagues in order to be well-informed on all committee activities. > There are also times when a Congressman must touch base with his constituents. It is my belief that a good representative will always try to be aware of what the people want. Therefore, when required to be away from the House, it 'has been be- Tlmss Herald, Carroll, la. Wednesdoy, Nov. 4, 1970 Time to Select Christmas Cards Avoid the rush, and leisurely choose your Christmas cards from our holiday sel'^^on. G-STORE CARROLL, IOWA Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays cause of Congressional work for my district. _ Progress Report I — Rural Affairs — In August, the House approved a compromise farm bill. The Senate passed a somewhat different version, but the conference committee adopted the House proposal in all its essentials. In particular, the Senate conferees agreed to the lower House ceiling on farm subsidies to any single farm of $55,000 per crop. The only change of significance was the addition of a $1 floor to the corn loan provision, which would limit the Secretary of Agriculture's discretion to peg the price of corn. The House has approved the final conference version. It now awaits action in the Senate. In broader terms of rural development, the President's Domestic Council (which comprises the Councils on Rural and Urban Affairs established by Mr. Nixon shortly after he took office) has been exploring the possibilities of government action to foster balanced national growth between the countryside and the city. Following a meeting in Fargo, N.D., with the leaders of five states including Iowa, the President set up a Committee on National Growth Policy and Rural Development. The Committee has met in a series of Cabinet- level sessions and is considering numerous proposals to encourage rural development. It is, for example, investigating the possibility of shifting more federal contracts to rural areas, building more regional airports to encourage commerce, and providing tax incentives to induce businesses to relocate outside the major metropolitan areas. While these proposals are being examined in depth, immediate interim steps have been taken to improve the quality of rural life. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has reallocated housing funds to give a greater share to rural communities. Funds for water purification and sewage facilities have also been rechanneled in larger amounts to rural areas. It is evident from these measures and from the longer-range proposals under consideration that President Nixon is quite serious in his resolve to rejuvenate rural America. It would not be too much to say that rural development is one of the top priorities of his administration. Those of us who know the value of the rural way of life, and who deplored the exodus of young people from country farm to city factory can now look forward to a re- Seat Covers from Lahr's A newly furnished car on the inside is almost like stepping into a new car. Don't put off what you've been going to do anyway. Take this Christmas to stop in and have your seat covers refinished. You'll find it's a Christmas gift the entire family will enjoy. Christmas is the time to do something for the whole family. Stop in to see us today. Lahr's Auto Trim 306 N. Main Phone 792-4446 .Russian cosmonaut Vitali Sevastyanov dons an American spacesuit at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. With Se­ vastyanov is Maj. Gen. Andrian Nikolayev. The two, who visited the center on their goodwill tour of the United States, hold the world's record lor time in space for one mission—18 days on the Soviet's Soyuz 9 flight. A Bear in Eagle Garb versal of this trend and a new lease on life for rural America. II — Urban Life — The concerns of urban life have not been neglected in this administration, either. In addition to attempting to alleviate popula- ion pressures in the cities by making rural jobs and housing more attractive, the President has introduced a number of initiatives to provide more immediate relief for the most pressing problems afflicting urban existence. Measures have been proposed to expand airport facilities serving congested areas, to revitalize ground transportation between cities and to develop better mass public transit within the cities. One form of transportation of particular interest to cities in our part of the country is river travel. The administration has been most cooperative with my continuing efforts to deepen the Missouri River channel to nine feet in order to facilitate commerce among cities located on its banks. Under the federal Water Quality Control Act, the government has also moved to improve sewage and water purification facilities for urban areas providing federal asisitance to local governments in their efforts to stem the tide of pollution. A bill was introduced by me to insure that all municipalities in Iowa receive their full fair share of federal funds under this Act. Perhaps more important than any single proposal or program to aid either rural or urban areas is this administration's determinaMon to develop an integrated inational. policy to benefit all sections of the country. The President is not more loyal to one part of his constituency than to another. His interest lies in a better life for all Americans. III — Education — The support of education is one of the most important responsibilities of a democratic government. An educated electorate with a good understanding of the past and a well-informed concern for the future is the best safeguard of democracy. It is therefore heartening to note that this administration has done more to further the cause of education than any previous administration. Funding for elementary and secondary education, for example, totaled $1.5 billion for fiscal year 1971, compared with $1.2 billion during the previous fiscal year. The 1971 budget was the first over which Presi­ dent Nixon exercised full control. Budget requests for higher education totaled $897 million for fiscal year 1970 under the previous administration; funding for fiscal year 1971 under the present administration totals $968 million. This administration is keenly aware that quality in education programs is more important than the quantity of funds voted for them. In keeping with the President's watchword of "reform", he has directed that the Office of Education be reorganized to provide more leadership in research, planning and evaluation of the job which education is doing in America. In addition, the White House has focused attention on the need to update grant and loan programs for needy students and to expand vocational training. As a member of the Education and Labor Committee, much of my time and legislative effort have been devoted to improving and expanding our educational programs, so it is encouraging to me to receive such enthusiastic cooperation from the White House in this field. Together we can do much for the cause of quality education. , Completion Dates for New Hospital Are Given by Blincow Robert Blincow, St. Anthony Hospital administrator, speaking at the Tuesday morning meeting of the Hospital Auxiliary board, gave tentative completion dates for the new St. Anthony Regional Hospital. The fourth floor is estimated to be completed by Nov. 25; the third floor, Dec. 22; second floor, Jan. 25; and first floor, March 12. Mr. Blincow also introduced James Carroll, the hospital comptroller. During the regular business meeting, conducted by Mrs. L. A. Smith, Mrs. Harold Kunze gave a report on the Northwest Regional Hospital meeting she attended in Sioux City. The Auxiliary is planning a general meeting for Nov. 23 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. The meeting will be a potluck supper, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Denison and Lake City Auxiliaries will be invited as guests. HOSPITALIZED Keneth Holley of Carroll entered St. Anthony Hospital Sunday following an auto accident whioh occurred Sunday. He is in Room 230. I did not win the office I was seeking But I have gained many new friends. Thank you, Deah West Limits Garnishments'— New Law Cushions Credit Crunch By ERNIE HOOD WASHINGTON (NEA) - Tom and Marcia were happily married, living in Seattle and, as they describe it, "on top of the world." Then Marcia lost her job in a general layoff. Without two pay envelopes every week, Tom and Marcia fell behind in payments on their car, kitchen appliances, furniture and what Marcia called "a lot of other things that everyone needs." A finance company lean helped out for awhile, but soon the bills caught up with Tom and Marcia again, then passed them. Court action by their creditors quickly led to a garnishment — a court order allotting part of Tom's wages every week to the people he owed money to. Tom's employer didn't like that turn of e v e n t s and Tom was out of a job. It was then that Tom contacted the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. Compliance officers there told him new laws on wage garnishment place restrictions on employers who want to fire employes because of garnishments. Tom got his job back and — sadder but wiser — arranged to pay his creditors. Wage-hour Division officials say that with greater availability of credit having led to a boom in garnishments cases like Tom and Marcia's are not atypical. Wage-Hour Division Adminis­ trator Robert D. Moran says the is about $110 billion in consumer credit outstanding today, compared to $5.7 billion in 1945 and estimates that between 30,000 and 120,000 people are fired each year because of garnishments. To enforce wage garnishment and truth-in-lending provisions of the new Consumer Credit Protection Act, which went into effect. July 1, the Wage-Hour Division and the Federal Trade Commission have agreed to coordinate their efforts to make the law effective. "We think that by working together we can discourage ill-advised exensions of credit, reduce the number of personal bankruptcies and even ease the pressure on the welfare rolls," Moran says. The new law limits the pots Acreage, Report Ownership Changes to County ASCS Edward P. Brincks, chairman of the Carroll County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation (ASC) Committee, suggested Wednesday that now is a good time for farmers to bring up-to-date farm records which are maintained in the county ASCS office. Records are kept on farms participating in government programs administered by ASCS. A farmer Who was in any program in 1970 and who has bought, sold, leased, rented or otherwise acquired or disposed of farmland should visit the ASCS office to report the transactions. The ASC committee chairman commented that previous farm legislation is expiring and Congress is expected to take up proposed new farm legislation when it reconvenes in November. "Whatever farm programs we have, farmers will want to be sure their farm records are accurate and complete when the programs go into effect, Brincks said.' County ASCS offices are required to keep records on acreage of all farms where owners or operators participate in any ASCS-administered program. These include programs for feed grain and wheat in years when proportionate shares are in effect. In addition, ASCS-ad­ ministered farm programs include price-support on several commodities such as soybeans and oats. The County ASC Committee Chairman said that if a farm is constituted differently now than it was when the farmer began program participation, and if he hasn't y e t reported the change, he should do so as soon as possible. Also, if a farm has Judge Wins a Vote of Confidence WATERLOO (AP) — District Court Judge Blair C. Wood, who stirred up a fuss by ruling adult X rated movies could be shown here, won an overwhelming vote of confidence in Tuesday's, balloting. Wibh nearly complete returns, Wood had a 3-to-l margin of votes in favor of retaining him on the bench in the 10th Judicial District for another six years. tion of an employe's wages that can be garnished and prohibits arbitrary firing of any employe because of garnishment. It says the maximum part of the total disposable earnings (wages after taxes) subject to garnishment is the smaller of: 25 per cent of disposable earnings per week; The amount by which dispo** able earnings for a week exceed 30 times the federal minimum hourly wage in effect at the time earnings are payable (currently this is $48, thirty times $1.60 per hour. The law also prohibits an employer from arbitrarily firing an employe whose earnings have been garnished. Moran has also made an administrative ruling that "wages" for Fair Labor Standards Act purposes do not include sums paid on garnished payments that exceed the rate restrictions set by the Consumer Credit Protection Act. EGG TRAINED PEOPLE PLEASERS We at Vanderheiden - north American treat furnishings like eggs. We tenderly pack, carefully handle, and we safely store. When you move, call the Egg Handlers, call Vanderheiden-north American. PHONE 792-9268 1019 N. East St. — Carroll Enrolls Stanley Kerkhoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kerkhoff of Route 1, Templeton, has enrolled in automotive mechanics at Universal Tehnical Institute, Omaha, starting March 29, 1971. He attended Kuemper High School. changed owners or operators in that period, a report should be made to the County ASCS Office. Brincks emphasized that changes in the operations of farms need be reported only by farmers participating in one or more farm programs administered by ASCS. NAMED TO NATIONAL POST (Times Herald News Service) MANNING — Kenneth Fogleman of Manning has been appointed National Aide-de-Camp to H. R. Rainwater, Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Foglcman was recommended for the appointment of the Iowa Department Commander, Reed Kline of Creston. He has been active in VFW Post No. 3517 at Manning, and is a past 6th District Commander of the VFW. ALL FESTIVAL Moore's ALKYD LATEX FLAT * For basement or any interior walls * Less paint odor * Ease of application * Inexpensive decorating $185 $495 SPACKOLEEZ Reg. 75e 2" NYLON BRUSH Reg. $1.39 3" NYLON BRUSH Reg. $2 .95 - - . 4" NYLON BRUSH Reg. $3.45 . 7" Plastic Core ROLLER COVER Reg. 99c Moore's ALKYD LATEX PLAT 45 e 69 e $165 $195 49 c JOE'S PAS NT CENTER 521 N. Main Carroll, Iowa 2nd tire V2 price when you, buy first *ii:e at our regular everyday low price GOODYEAR • 2 plies of polyester cord for strength ... 2 plies of fiberglass belts to help stabilize the tread • Hundreds of deep, tractor-type cleats that grip, dig in and pull you through • If you can get to your car, we can get you home on Goodyear Suburbanite Polyglaa tire* Hurry, offer ends Sat. night 3 WAYS 1. 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