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@ # goals; no growth." The headline at the top of publisher's editorial column aroused our and we stopped to read the editorial. In the we learned the writer had gained through a similar experience. no growth," can apply to many people situations. Regardless of our position, if to make forward progress, then we must set and work toward reaching those goals. years several people have disparaged for the continued economic health of T. If we give up as those people seem done, then it is assured the future for our is indeed bleak. However, if we set goals to obtain those goals, we shah have a In an attempt to reach such a goal, several members of the Superior Chamber of Commerce met with community development experts Wed- nesday morning. That meeting was one of several held recently to develop a new battle plan for the continued prosperity of Superior. There will be several more. Though we have had setbacks from time to time and will have more in the future, this community has also moved forward. As long as people are willing to set goals and work toward attaining those goals, we will continue to progress. Don't set back and wait for someone else to do the work. Get involved today and work for a better tomorrow. Regardless of our position, we can have a positive, influence on our community. recent response to a suicide bomb was , different to that of either the United States When the vehicle's driver fated to stop at every attempt was made to stop the vehicle. The guards did more than just "Please stop!" They took action to stop the Lives were lost in the effort but the vehicle enemy positions in Lebanon. Critics have charged Israel could not have been sure the bombing was conducted by representatives of Syria. Perhaps another Arab country was responsible for the attack. Though several Arab states are involved in the current battle for control of Lebanon, Syria has the largest number of soldiers stopped before it reached its plahned on Lebanon ground. If Syria withdrew from the ation where even more soldiers would have conflict, we suspect the other nations would follow dlled, suit and the situation in Lebanon would be stabilized. response to the attack was swift and sure. One attack the nation of Israel without paying a We applaud the response of Israel. Regretfully, Immediately, an air attack was launched on the United States did not respond similarly. Israel didn't tun the other cheek By Harold Johnson Public Research, Syndicated purposes. Even the Cubans who are not in jail can be said to be ira- Phank,God they came." With tlmee words a Grenadian prisoned. For though Castro cia/ms that Cubans are free to diet c lebrated the invasion of his island by United States emigrate, and through some emigration, such as the 1980 exodus ry personnel, of large numbers of criminals and phychiatric patients, is en- is enthusiasm, which was echoed by the vast majority of couraged, the rCuban government routinely prohibits citizens _ntrymen interviewed by American correspondents, is not from leaving the country. Those who apply to emigrate are to understand. For the U.S.-led operation rescued usually stripped of their jobs, their ration cards and their diana from Havana's deathly grip. The martial prowess of housing, and their children are forbidden to attend school. uban "construction workers" who battled American Cubans are denied political freedom, since opposition , and the huge stores of Cuban and Soviet munitions political parties, like all forms of dissent, are outlawed. ered on the island, attest to Castro's determination to Government ownership and operation of all print and electronic Grenada under his sway. media means there is no freedom of the press. And free ex- grasp what this would have meant for the citizens of the .pression - even in the confines of one's home - is inhibited by one need only look at the way the Cuban government me existence of a strong informer network, based upon neigh- its own people, borhood "Committees for the Defense of the Revolution." eed, Havana's record on human rights is abominable. Moreover the government has banned free trade unions, highly centralized, totalitarian regime, the Castro collective bargaining and strikes. Over the last year more than it fiercely represses those it identifies as being "in 200 workers have,been prosecuted for attempting to organize to the state." Since gaining power in 1959, Castro has strikes in the construction and sugar industries, with five of !suspectedepponents of, ommuulStrule. The them receiving 30-year sentences. political prisoners, most independent sources Given the harshness of Castro's rule, it is not surprising that stands at around 1,000. more than one million Cubans have fled the island since 1950. treatment they receive, according to reports compiled Nor should it startle that the people of Grenada, faced with rights organization, Freedom House, is ferocious, the introduction of Cuban tyranny to their shores, reacted with are common. Prisoners are sometimes confined, an- glee to the arrival of the Yankees. In their view-and in the view in cold, dark isolation cells for long periods. And like the of clear-sighted people everywhere-the American troops acted Cuban officials use psychiatric hospitals for punitive as liberators, and should be honored as such. By Melvin Paul Tuesday to consider for the last time the appropriate level of the The state Board of Equalization is scheduled to meet state sales and income tax. Last session, state lawmakers enacted LB 169, which ....... transfers the authority for sales and income tax rates beginning g 0 el =" " ' urs ves In doing so, Nebraska abandons the unique stystem trader which the governor and four other equalization board members by H vote on the tax rates needed to accommodate legislative ... .M. Crilly spends, decisions. The transititien to legislative rate-setting has been anything -- but smooth, according to several state senators. nning with January 1, 1984, social security payments Further legislative action is needed in the 1984 session to lea with incomes of $35,000 or more will be subject to settle some major questions relating to the transfer of tax rate- Bl income tax. The new law will not affect members of setting authority from the board to the Legislature. who receive no social 8ecurity. State officials have identified several major policy shed no tears for the senators and representatives, for questimm onwhich LB 169 ts silent. Among them: have taken care of themselves magnanimously and -Must the legislature set tax rates by passage of a bill, or mtly in other ways. Who needs scc'_ml security when you may it set them by simply adapting a resolution? etire with payments totaling a million dollars or more Enactment of a bill is a lengthier and more complex n the date of retirement and the expectancy age of 77. procedure which contains safeguards such as a public hearing will, not go hungry in their,old age, of that yon may be and the approval of the governor. A resoluUon, wmch may be adopted the day after it is introduced, isn't subject to a guber- We RepUblican senators for instance, who are retiring this natorial veto. Will receive retirement compensation of more than a A resolution could be a useful vehicle for an end run around m dollars, whic]t should keep the wolf away from the back the governor in the final hectic days of a legislative session. Ztep for me rest of their natural lives: Senator Howard -Who will provide the legislature with revenue forecasts on Tennessee will draw $1,028#05.00 dindng his rocking which to establish the tax rates? ays in the sunny southland, and John Tower of Texas will The 1984 Legislature will have no choice but to rely on Squeeze by in those years with $1,242,518.00. projections provided by the executive branch of state govern- mater Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, already a meat through the revenue department. Ullonalre, will receive $1,581,944.00 and Cengressman _ But one of the reasons for shifting the rate-setting t0, the Dingle of Michigan will receive 11,533,869. legislature was a lack of faith by lawmakers in executive branch eterans of.World War I, who once made the world safe for forecasts. 'acy, have neverreceivadpensloneofanykin.d., althongh Among the possibilities for future sessions, said Ap- receive small monthly disability compensation checks, proprlations Committee Chairman Jerome Warner, Waveriy, is is something rotten in the state of Denmark" as Jim the establishment of board of economic technicians from state lard used to say. Or was it William Shakespeare. government,the private sector, the University of Nebraska. The work of the board would be coordinated by one or two new Jackson has upset the appleca_rt by announcing legislative staff members, Warner said. acy for the Democratic nomination for president. Several _ Warner said the legislature should be able to generate in. other candidates, counting on the black v.ote to put .them dependent revenue projections at a cost of les than $50,000 Will probably now find those votes going to Jesse JacJu a, annually. ( New Covenant (as he calls it) will incluue Democrats, Regardless of how the legislature decides to generate its z, ttispanics, labor unions and the poor and down-trodden, own_revenue forecasts, the revenue department will continue to 0uld be a nice deal if Jesse could put it over, but my guess produce its own. e lhe New Convenant will never get off the ground. The new law requires the governor to recommend a tax rat and his successors to be able to do so, the department [ hiding for two weeks the sun came out on Monday and the legislature at the beginning of each session. For Coy. Bob one nice sunny day, hut it was only for a day. The clouds wm c__onun _ue the forecasting. ck Tuesday morning, and it looked like rain, which .b omes of the various legal guidelines which the t need Just now. equauzauon board has had to observe in its rate-setting? Tne board has bad to strive for a balance in that amount of esday morning benzine said that Yasser Arafat was revenue raised by sales tax rate and income tax rate. The . But you can never tell about that slippery fellow. The board also has required to Set rates to generate between thought they had him trapped a year ago. percem and Imrcent of state spending obligations, set the .sales in .qumrt R'-pereemnge po t inorenumts and set the World War I Last Man's Club was organized in income tax in (rail'-percentage point/nerements. , 1935 and about six months later I arrived on the If the legislature se . tax 'ates by passage of a bill, such am not a member of the club. But I have always been req inm mm wotua no anger be binding. While state statutes one and at the banquet Monday night I was inv/ted to cents ning the guidelines can bb d the actions of an ad- the others when the roll was called. I expect to be ministrative rate-setting board, they cannot bind the actions of I have one small nip when the grand prize is opened, the state legislature when it cunelde m its annual bill to set state likely to be any time sam. tax rates. The Superior ~ Anniversary < Bill Blauvelt. Publisher Published Weekly By Superior Pubhshmg Company. Inc 148 East Th,rd StSeet Superior. Nebraska 68978 Subscription Rates $10.00 per year or three yePrs for $27.00 .sayable in advance in Nebraska and Kar sas. elsewhere $1200 per year or three years Ior $33.00. = i i Thursday. November I0. 1983 NATIONAL NEWSPAPER "A. ClATION ii I Seventy Years A$o as well as a full house at the The score was 42 to 0 but our Sterling Theatre. ] Forty Years Ago Thirty Years Ago Harry Towne had his right Bids were let Nov. 24 for the boys never once let up at the Fifty Years Ago arm amputated just below the construction of a new North football game between EdgarSeven Nuckolls County boys elbow as the result of a combine Ward School building. and Superior. Of course were enlisted in the Civilian accident. The American Legion and Superior were up against stiff Conservation Corps to fill Veterans of Foreign Wars will company and the odds were vacancies in this counties Ole Andreasen died Saturday. observe Armistic Day with a against them. allotment. /Going to Garden He was 86. Mrs. Nets Riber of parade and an address by Rev. The Firemen's Baseball Club City, Ken., where they are the Hardy community died at 73 H.J. Crandall. Business places hada banquetat the Henry Care engaged in conservation work years of age. Isaac Wyscver, 59, will close one hour, between for Orville Kline, who is leaving are Dale Crook. Alvin Shipman, died unexpectedly while at work 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. shortly for Yuma, Colo. Willard Springer, Aaron Royse, at the cement plant. The auction held for funds for Dr. Riggs, the new magnetic Loran Ross, Ray Martin and First Trust Company of Brodstone Hospital topped last doctor from Superior, is going Barton Lapper. Lincoln has asked permission to year's total of $3,166 reaching a to Cadams every afternoon to sell Hotel Nebraskan of new high of $3,273. Autionears treat patients. Eld0n Grove, John Schier-Superior. The offer and down A.H. Kottmeyer, W. L. Willcox, Something doing all the time meyer, LaVerne Powell andpayment on the provertv has Ed Montgomery, Ray Brecht in Superior. For instance, last Merwyn Powell have entered been made by W. S. Dudley and and Babe Evert donated their night witnessed a performance animals in the Ak-Sar-BenVerbs Dudley of Wayne. The services. in the opera house, a service at livestock show in Omaha. group of bondholders who own A few of the old lamp posts the Catholic church, a large Mrs. Ira Wagoner, wife of the the hotel favor accepting $27,500 are now shedding their light on meeting of the W.R.C., a large Olive Hill minister, died of offer. Mrs. R. X Kynet is the the grounds of Brodstone crowd at the Methodist Church, pneumonia. She was 50 present manager. (Contbmed toPage 8B) tor." : home or work weekends and American city. It accurately " " Emerzt vacations. Finn compared their depicts the destructive potential average salary of $20,531 for 36 of such a war. Undoubtedly, the weeks with the 48 weeks of work movie will awaken many more common for many professions, people to the danger of nuclear If they were paid at their war, but it is important that current rate for 48 weeks of viewers realize that nuclear work, the average salary would war can be avoided. In order to he $27,375. help people come away from the Emily Feistritzer, a former film with a sense of hope and teacher and the director of a a better understanding of how a major study on teaching for the nuclear war might be Carnegie Foundation, told the prevented, Ground Zero is same Senate hearing, teacher encouraging the formation of salaries must be regarded "In small viewing groups The the ontext of what we purpose of these groups is to demand." c eate a climate for sharing "As long as we don't demand people's reactions to the film very much, i 's gang to be very and to allow them to talk about difficult to get salaries up to bow they think a nuclear war that of other white-collar might be prevented. Ground professionals," she said.Zero has prepared a simple Teachers, she suggested, are viewing guide for this purpose. less concerned with money than If yon are interested in seeing they are with prestige, which the viewing guide, please the field lacks, contact me at 879-3439, after Bright people are attractad to 5:00. demanding professions. We've It is recommended, became Chester Finn, an educatten made it too eaey for people tobe of the devastation of the film, our appreciation. I feel, professor at Vanderbilt teachers. We must make that children under 12 not watch however, that it should he University, recently told a teachingacballengeifweareto this movie, and parental known that this demonstration Senate committee that, "The attract bright, able young discretion should be used for of concern for our children nurses won't like my putting it people, ages 12-15. occurred. (The State Depart- this way, but we train and Concerned Educator Annice Utecht ment of Health personnel were employ teachers as if they were both surprised and pleased that nurses . . . but then we compare Editor: Editor: the medical help was so their salaries to those of dec. I am writing on behalf of the As a result of my area of generously given.) tors, lawyers and middle-level nuclear war education group employment, I have had the To all who shared in the business managers." Ground Zero urging you toopportunity to live in several solution of this difficult Public school teachers watch ABC's TV movie "Thecommunities. Not every problem, Thank you. typically work 36 weeks a year Day After" on Nov. 20. community I've lived in has hadSincerely, Many teachers work when "The Day After" isa resident doctors and nurses. 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