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April 4, 1975

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 25

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S-D—LUWOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL—Friday Morning, April 4, 1975 Auti - Discrimination Program Aims At MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The teacher holds out two packages to.her first grade class. One is neat, and brightly wrapped, the other dirty and sloppily wrapped. "One for me and one for you," she (.ells the students. ''Which one do you want?" Umdly and unanimously, tlie children pick the pretty pack- aye. They are dismayed upon opening it to find dirt, ashes end to young discriminatory at-,live Americans were the least ar/i broken glass. Inside the teacher's package is candy. "Now that shows you titudes that too often fester into adult bigotry. "The. goal is to help children understand and respect the differences in others and themselves," said Mrs. Cummings, whose new program is being usev.l in kindergarten, and firm and second grades. She said it seems to be working because teachers report far fewer incidents involving name- American and least human of all," she said. "They see all hcsc things on TV about Indians scalping and burning, and hey can'l get them out of their minds." calling and other more cruel dirty: youthful harassments. By conducting exhaustive you tests and interviews with chi! aii't tell what things "are like jdren, Mrs. Cummings identified on the inside just by looking at iwhat types of "differences on me inside just by looking the outside,'' she says. "It's theimeun lame way with people." jKroin The demonstration is part ol [training course to show teaeh- ari innovative "individual dif-lcrs-how to handle stereotyping the most to children there, she developed jhe suici that children also show strong prejudices against anyone different, 'including re- ;arded, physically handicapped, poor, fat, skinny and minoritj children. The thrust of the program, through c'lassroom activities and displays, is that everyone s different in some way, and he difference is nothing to be ashamed of or ridiculed. We often use puppets 5n ittle playlets, with the children assuming various roles," Mrs. Cummings said. She said the antidiscrimina- tion indoctrination also extends to prejudices against girls and children with emotional lems. 'There's a Jot of sexism in the first, grade," she said. "For instance, Indian girls are not as bad as boys because they just take care of babies and don't hurt anyone, and fat boys aren't as bad as fat girls because the fat boys can be full- prob- backs. It's part of the whole beauty thing." She said 70 per cent of the parents of the 4'ilO children in the program this year have attended workshops to help them cope witli juvenile discrimination at home. "Not one i>arent has expressed any misgivings about the program," said Mrs. Cummings. "They know what it's like to be ridiculed, too." Other activities in the class include stories by teachers and bulletin board figures symbolizing both biased and unbiased attitudes. Teachers also help children to pronounce different types of religions.^ "We just want them to have some familiarity with the different religions so that they at least don't think Muslim is a disease," said Mrs. Cummings. "We're not teaching them on* thing is right and another is wrong," she said, "We just want to shoiw them that, being different isn't ^necessarily bad. v IHtlVINU HINT DKTHO1T (UPI) Never lereiicos" program that, Madi- ja n d discrimination among son school human relations'youngsters, coordinator Marlcne Curnmin«s "It was amazing, but has developed to put an early'Children we- tested lh< speed through deep water or gun the engine when driving through a flooded area. Water splashed on the fan is broken into a fine spray, wetting the the ignition sy.stem, which could na-1 cause the engine to stall. INVESTORS'GUIDE By SAM SHULSKY have had a chance to sit down with a banker or broker you trust (not necessarily over a free dinner). A cardinal rule here is to ignore anyone who tells you to make a 100 per cent plus easy accessibility. Would you suggest money management funds? A. Going by your requirements — yes. But keep in mind that at your age you should shift of your funds and to do it also be looking for capital gams — which often means some degree of risk and lessened li(|Uid- -I p.m. today. Utility yields: Many readers Tax-wise. of course, you are <es. is I power companies. A recent list I sion of as much as $200 m divi- !by John J. Ledda. vice presi-ldends from common shares. I don't know the in vest- i dent and senior utilities analyst! That means you could have a company and don't know | for Shields Model Roland, stock total of S4.000, For example, jn- ' exchange members, classifies these companies as ''higher quality-medium risk": Central Louisiana Electric, Central and vested in 5 per cent dividend; stocks and have none of it added to your tax burden. • issues rated Q. We are elderly and retired with more than $100,000 in ccrli- licates of dcnosil in .FDlC-in- surcd banks ami FSLIC-insiircd savings and lonus. We were invited out to dinner by an investment company where we ivere told that our certificates were poor investments and very- ri*ky. They suggested we turn! a re attracted by the relatively over ntir investments to them'generous yields being offered, — ... and tlmt we wmilil thereby be [by some of the nation's leading j currently I« ssin S "^nn .-^l)!" nblc to avoid income taxes this iruo'.' A. rnent its program. However, any money manager who frightens elderly investors with "your Federal agency-insured savings are risky" is certainly off my list.. This, to my mind, constitutes reprehensible tactics. You can get all the arguments you want about cash savings constituting a poor investment. I grant you there are some questions about an all cash investment program for a man of '.'7. But to frighten a 72-year- old by .saying these deposits are unsafe is enough for me to rule ~~*.r-~ — „—,-, such advisors out of bound*. I leads Ledda's survey, yields,j cent notes, due 10SJ; lexas iwould cross them off my li.st. ' even after the recent market Electric Service first mortgage, ! would do nothing. If • the I rise, still are generous, ranging 9Vj per cent bonds, due 2004. ; savings certificates are doing a j from about a'/a per cent on the Rated AA: Cincinnati Gas &l .ton For you. stay with them and; Texas Utilities to as high as 9.5] Electric first mortgage, 9.15 per; ignore all these high pressure! per cent on Indiana polls Power; cent bonds, due 200 : l: El Paso! scare-tactic advisors. If youj& Light. 'Electric first mortgage, 9 per' want to try to increase income' * • • Icent bonds, due 2004; Kansas by I per cent or so. you could Q. We are in our late 'itls ami i City Power & Light first mort- \ consider AAA bonds with part;both employed. We are looking-' Southwest, Houston Lighting &l Recent bond Power. Idaho Power, Indianapo-i AAA by Fitch Investors Serv- lis Power & Light, Louisvillejice: A.T.&T. 7-K per cent notes Gas £ Electric, Northern Indi- duce 19S2 and 8% per cent de- ana Public Service. Oklahoma; bentures due 2007; Dallas Pow- Gas & Klectric. Public Service i er and . Light first mortgage Indiana Southern Indiana Gas I bonds, due 2005: Louisville Gas' & Electric, Southwestern Public!and Electric first mortgage Service Tampa Klectric. Texas! bonds, due 200.v, Southern New Utilities, Wisconsin Power. Electric!England Telephone !F:s per cent debentures, due 2010: South-| Despite the fact this, -roupj western Bell Telephone 8.2 per: ' ol' your money. 1 for a good return on our money But make no move xinti! you I with as little risk as possible, Heartline vvay gage 8Ts per cent bonds, due 1981; Kansas Power & Light first mortgage, 8% per cent i bonds due 2005; Montana Power j ! first mortgage S"-i per cent due; J19S1; Pacific Gas & Electric ; first & refunding mortgage. 9% I per cent, due 200(i; West Penn j Power first mortgage. 9'i per cent, cine 2004. . • * • • Shulsky welcomes wi'itten t questions, but he will be able to] a! provide answers onlv through - " - ° .._. with a promise for "' f ° r ^S.S N -"Vj? ciirMo!^ ground floor apartment in theJ The cofum.)"." . I TfSSii f .'? nl «' P u"-5t,ia lll 3 l i a W:: next buildi % p . "f yo" want it. i For information on retirement, • • • i and pre-retirerncnt planning, llcnrtliric: 'My laOier is a , p i case include a "self-addressed, i"\VIIf veteran. He is now in aj s (. am pccl envelope. Address! VA liospital. He lived licre with j your requests to Sam Shulsky, j me and my luislinnd. T>Jow they'tare" of The Lubbock Ava- rtn>tcn. Oliiti t'lU,';, TipTnemlier }[c-.irllii;ei lia.v- for aN t-alls on il? loll-frf* nunihrr ^t]>Olll T>Tl1tl-n \\aWrri TI«;irtline: Whal Is the new amount flf eurnings that Social have reduced his pension to jlanchc-.Iournal, P.O. Box .vso.OO per montli. How come? Lubbock, Tex.. 7940S. Security Tax can bf deducted | Answer: It's the law. If un- ou 1 .' — s.)>. .. married and after the third catAnswer: In :ia7li the amount endar month in j VA^hospilal.; will br SM.100.00 up M3.206.00. 11 U 111 I L ff , .. _ from pension is reduced to SaO.OO. Tlcartline: Will iMctlicare pay for prescription ilniRS? — .Mrs. Answcj 1 : No. • * • Hearllinc: I recently paicl'j NI.'JOO.OO do\\n on a eoiuloml-i wiinn. t was promised, an apart-j inent on (lie ground floor, but j the salesman market! me down! for the Ifitli floor and I failed to notice before T signed the con-j trart. I rcf[ticsted my down; pjiyment back, but no answer.' Please liclp. — C.D. Answer: We talked to the! president. Your refund is on the ; My liuslmnd ts going to retire from the rail-j road. Tf I continue to work, will j it :ttfect his annuity? — f!.T. ' Answer: No, not in any way. RECORDS A full lin* of Singles and Stereo IP Albums. You may listen before you buy! U.V. 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