Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on June 26, 1974 · Page 17
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Audit on Institute is Reported An audit report on the Mental Health Institute at Cherokee for the year ended June 30, 1973, was released Wednesday by State Auditor Lloyd R. Smith. The institute provided services to an average daily population of 283 at an average annual cost of $14,491.70 per patient. This compares with prior years as follows: (Year, average number of employees, average daily population, average cost per patient per year) 1965, 513, 545, $5,023.42. 1966, 450,496,$5,904.50. 1967, 440, 409, $7,358.07. 1968, 453, 362, $8,955.56. 1969,433,312, $10,301.77. 1970,420, 294, $12,036.33. 1971,432, 274, $13,072.73. 1972, 421, 282, $13,379.67. 1973, 439,283, $14,491.70. Smith stated that part of the reason for the increased costs per patient per day was because of the changing emphasis from custodial care to outpatient treatment. ; The total net operating • expenses for the year were ; $4,101,153.95. The'Institute ; w a s supported by ; appropriations of $3,722,260.30 and Federal grants of ; $569,113.07. An additional $373,506.25 was collected from ; patients or their insurance Times Herald, Carroll, la. Wednesday, June 26, 1974 18 companies. Smith made the following comments and recommendations: 1. Receipts used by the Institution were not properly prenumbered, and it was recommended that prenumbered receipts be used for all funds. 2. Cash boxes were readily accessible to unauthorized personnel, and it was recommended that all boxes be locked and keys be safeguarded. 3. The institute has made a practice of reimbursing prospective employees who come for job interviews. Smith requested that the Department of Social Services review this practice and cite the statutory authority for these reimbursements. A copy of Smith's report is on file in the office of the auditor of state. Thorpe Family Hosts Visitor CARNARVON — Denzel Thorpe of near Nemaha was a caller in the Roland Thorpe home here Friday.' Mrs. Dorsey Waters, daughters Tenia of Nemaha, daughter Mary, Mrs. Fredericksen and daughter Melissa of Duncan, Arizona, were visitors in the Mrs. Bilda Tiefenthaler home here Tuesday afternoon. Iowa Bookshelf The Crime of Our Citi Edited oy Mary Ann Riley JERRY FORD, UP CLOSE. By Bud Vestal. (Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, $7.95) Called an "investigative biography", this book contains a bit more information about Vice-President Ford than has been noted in the daily paper. Furthermore, the information is quite thorough and between covers; that's a help to those wishing to own a biography of the man who, currently, is "only a heart-beat away from the Presidency." This book certainly enforces the general public feeling that Jerry Ford is decent, well-meaning, loves people and has a mind of his own. His long and successful, if not particularly glamorous, career as Michigan's 5th district representative in the U. S. House is well told. He never sang for the job of president; his highest ambition, never realized, was to become Speaker of the House. Some items about him not generally known include: he's much bigger physically than he looks on TV; 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 200 pounds. He married a divorced woman—if that adds up to any eyebrow lifting these days. At one time in the distant past he earned some money modeling for the Conover Agency—a ski picture. He endured. somewhat naively, according to this book, a friendly association with an influence-peddler named Winter-Berger who' later wrote an expose called "Washington Pay-Off." And here's one for the graffiti-lovers; Jerry Ford likes catsup on cottage cheese. — Kelly Adrian. THE ISLANDS. By Stan Steiner. (Harper & Row, $12.50) This compassionate recounting of the history, cultural decay and economic disaster of Puerto Rico was written by the author who produced the exceptional "La Raza: The Mexican Americans"; and both books are studies of the exploitation of a people and their struggle against invasion, suppression and the new 20th century kind of ruin, corporation colonialism. The author traces the long degradation of the islanders from a happy peak of original Indian through succeeding periods of Spanish, French and British occupation and down to the present era of domination by foreign investment and tourist-commercialism. The land is long gone and the people, primarily agrarian, have no economic or cultural place in the current scheme of things, says Mr. Steiner. Planes full of vacationers fill NEW YORK ' 110J 36 431 PORTLAND 204 54' 444 ~^~~.^ CLEVELAND 280 68 794 DETROIT^ / 300 59 394 167 42 729 PHILADELPHIA • ST. LOUIS t 206 42 625 ATLANTA • i-u 196 63 506 BALTIMORE 279 53 358 LOS ANGELES 326 67 497 263 48 898 294 43 403 (per 1000 inhabitants) HOUSEHOLD ROBBERY & BURGLARY VIOLENT CRIMES COMMERCIAL ROBBERY & BURGLARY Safest City: /Vet* York — What is the safest big city in the United States? Would you believe New York? According to a recent study by the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, New York had the fewest crimes of violence per inhabitant of the 13 cities studied. The LEAA also rated cities according to burglaries and robberies of both households and businesses. their eyes with the luxury of imported glass, chrome and cement facades and see nothing of the ture country or its people. "They may as well stay in Miami", said one native. During the post-World War II years, Puerto Ricans were welcome on the mainland because of a booming U.S. economy; but as the economy cooled, so did the welcome. They are now relegated to the human ash-heaps of city slums or migrant farm-workers camps, along with other unloved minorities. Unwanted at home and unwanted anywhere else, many people turned to revolution. The answer to their collective plight is in the future. The sun's density is a little higher than that of water. JCPennev 2 Couples Take Arkansas Trip \\ K r Save a big 20% on all our pantihose. to Reg. 66< to $5. Women's pantihose of stretch nylon. Choose from a wide variety of styles including sandalfoot and all sheer leg. Some with reinforced toe, heel and panty. Popular colors in a size to fit you. 20% off Penneypets 1 Sale 1 75 Reg, 2.19. Short sleeve top of polyester/cotton knit. Solids or patterns in girls' sizes S.M.L Reg. $4. Flare leg pants polyester/cotton. Solid colors. 4-6X. Reg. 2.59. Knit top of polyester/cotton in solids or patterns. Girls' sizes S.M.L. Reg. S3. Girls' shorts of polyester/cotton. Assorted colors in sizes 4-6X WALL LAKE - Mr. and Mrs. Ed Baumhover accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ogren last Thursday to Arkansas. They visited with Mr. and Mrs. Pete Olbertz and Elizabeth Roe at Lemar, Mo., Eureka Springs, Ark., Silver Dollar City, Mo., Lake of the Ozarks and St. Louis, Mo. Enroute home they were Wednesday overnight guests in the Al Osborn home in Des Moines, returning home on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wollesen were Sunday afternoon and supper guests in the Ronnie Bohms home at Huxley. Jeanna Scott is spending this week in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Olsen at Omaha. Mrs. Cathrine Hummel and Holly'of Rock Falls, 111., and Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Larson of Morrison, 111., came Saturday to attend the Bielema-Flynn wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lindstrom and daughters of Raymore, Mo. came on Friday for the wedding. Mrs. Hummel and Holly, Mr. and Mrs. Larson and Mrs. Bielema were dinner guests Sunday in the Henry Bielema home. Mr. and Mrs. Larson and Mrs. Hummel and Holly left for their home on Sunday afternoon. Sunday afternoon and supper guests in the Howard Brotherton home were Mr.' and Mrs. George Keiffer of Okoboji. A Canadian delicacy, Arctic char, is caught and dried in Eskimo settlements. Washers — Dryers — Custom Kitchens — Qualrfied Service — Refrigerators — Ranges lake home some MgMaire comfort this Summer and save. if 20% off Penneypets 20% savings on our bath mats and sets. Sale 5 to Reg. 2.29 to $22.00. You'll be surprised at the number of ways we can make your bathroom prettier. And you'll save on each of them, too. Oblong, oval and oval fringe mats. Contour lid covers. Carpeting. All in a variety of popular colors and sizes. Sale Prices Effective Thru Sunday. '•*«• Sale 1 83 Reg. 2.29. Short sleeve polyester/ cotton knit shirt for pre-school boys. Mock turtleneck for sizes 4-7. Sale 3 59 Reg. 4.49. Plaid jeans from the Penneypet"* collection. Polyester/ cotton with flare leg in sizes 4-7. 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