The Los Angeles Times from ,  on October 29, 1978 · 22
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DEAR ABBY COS AnflelCS SfoaeS 2 J Sun., Oct. 29, 1978-Pari 1 7 DEAR ABBY: While saying goodnight prayer with my $4,000 for Rebellious Daughter? 4-year-old grandchild, when we came to the part, "If I should die before I wake," she slopped abruptly, and with a very frightened expression on her little face, she asked, "Nana, do you think I WILL die before I wake?" I tried to comfort her by saying I was sure she wouldn't Then I set about to revise that prayer to give it a more positive and less frightening approach. I enclose it for publication on the chance that some of your readers might want to use it. "Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray You, Lord, my soul to keep. Please keep me safe 'til I wake To love and serve You, for Your sake." BETTY E., BELLEVUE, WASH. She didn't say one word to David about wearing my hat and blowing my bugle. Was this fair? How can I make my mother realize that every time something happens it is not always my fault because I am older and should know better? (HER words. ) Thank you. SHELDON DEAR SHELDON: Tell your mother what you have told me (or show her this item) and ask for her comment Meanwhile, as a Boy Scout you are pledging to be "kind, truthful and obedient" If you are, you'll win in the end, and the "fink" may follow your example and become a Boy Scout too. DRIVE A LITTLE- M LOT BY ABIGAIL VAN BUREN DEAR ABBY: We are the parents of six children, 6 through 18. We have told all our children that if they are interested in furthering their education after school we will give them each $1,000 a year toward their education. Our eldest son is a freshman in college. He works part-time and summers to help pay for his education, and he also takes advantage of our $1,000. (I have to brag a bit-he made a grade point of 4.0 his first semester.) Our problem is our second child, a daughter. She will graduate from high school next June. Despite years of counseling, lots of love and our best efforts, she is a rebel. She's been in all kinds of trouble from shoplifting to drugs and alcohol. She says as soon as she turns 18, she's splitting and wants no part of college. My husband thinks that when she leaves we should give her the $4,000 we would have given her for a college education so that in years to come she can't say, "You never gave me the same chance you gave the others." I strongly disagree. We have already spent a lot of money on her that we didn't spend on the others. Besides, I think giving her money would do her more harm than good. We would appreciate the opinion of an outsider. MOTHER DEAR MOTHER: I agree with you. To give your rebellious daughter money before she's able to handle it might do her more harm than good. Your children are being offered $1,000 a year toward a college education not to spend as they wish. DEAR ABBY: I am a 12-year-old boy with an 8-year-old brother named David, who is a rat-fink. David wore my Boy Scout hat and took my brand-new bugle outside and blew it last Saturday while I was at the dentist's. When I found out about it I gave him a little shove and he fell against the fence and got a little tiny cut on his head, and maybe two drops of blood came out. He ran in the house screaming, and my mother grounded me for a whole week. Broadcasting Battle Rages Over Border Continued from 3rd Page Financially and emotionally unprepared for the battle, Schafer quit broadcasting and went back to electronics. Called the father of automation1 because of his invention of equipment that allows a station to operate virtually without human help, Schafer is now selling his equipment abroad. Tsychologically I felt life was too short and I just didnt have the money to go through the legal hassle, he told The Times. "I had lost about a quarter of a million dollars on the stations and legal expenses were high. "They knew I didnt have the money to fight it, too. They told me that If we can get you, we can get the AMs and TV later,' they said." As for the treaty, Schafer said the side letter was interpreted in Mexico as "inconsequential" Mexican stations could abide by the side letter by including programming that publicized Mexican tourism and history. It took the FCC more than five years to decide what to do with the Schafer case. Finally, last spring, it decided the issue was moot because HIS and HERS were off the air. Did Schafert case establish a precedent? That's a good question," Landis said. "We havent had any other cases brought since then. Our policy hasnt changed. My opinion is that it does not constitute a precedent" Although McKinnon stopped short of saying that CERF will file a complaint against XETRA with the FCC like the one it filed against Schafer, he acknowledged "that it is reasonable to assume we will continue to fight this thing through the government agencies that are supposed to enforce our laws." Unlike Schafer, the owners of XETRA and its US. sales arm, Noble Multimedia, are powerful and well financed The AM and FM stations are owned by Radiodif usora del Pacif ico, a group of major stockholders and directors of multinational corporations in Mexico, according to John Lynch, Noble's general manager here. Lynch said the organization paid about $5 million for the two stations. The sales and programming rights to the stations are owned by Noble, a U.S. corporation whose major stockholder is an international businessman named Ed Noble. Noble is president of Noble & Associates of Newport Beach and Mexico City, which is one of Latin America's biggest advertising agencies. Other stockholders in Noble Multimedia include members of the boards of directors of the international branches of companies like Proctor & Gamble, General Motors and others, Lynch said. The Noble-Radiofusora del Pacifico group is unabashedly ambitious. "We want to be one of the tops in the world," said Lynch, who was recruited away from his job as general manager of KFMB radio to take on the new stations headquartered at the Harcourt Brace Jovanovich building. "We want to buy stations. We're going to syndicate and we plan to start a major chain. We're already looking at buying stations in Ireland, for example" XETRA-AM, with a noteworthy past under previous owners as first "the mighty 690" and later the country's first all-news station, remains Southern California's last AM "beautiful music" statioa The big change came with XETRA-FM. "91X-FM X marks the rock," read some of the newspaper ads, billboards and bus sides that are advertising its new album-rock format It had been broadcasting at a very low power from Tijuana until Sept 5. Then XETRA's new transmitters were turned on and the signal began reaching as far as North San Diego county. 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