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Joplin News Herald (Newspaper) - September 23, 1966, Joplin, Missouri The Joplin News Herald VOL. 94-NO. 141 SEPTEMBER 23, 1966 TWENTY-FOUR CENTS They said it. helmet law holds favor of many Q. Would you be for at while the vehicle is FUHR Prof survey DENNIS of ordinances requiring tors to wear safety as is being urged by groups appearing before the city council Joplin city council Monday night was asked to consider repealing two recent motorcycle Ralph Joplin Dr. S. W. a local who first the ordinances be passed told the city council the rate of injuries in motorcycle accidents has declined since the instigation of the hew During the of June there were 20 persons injured in motorcycle accidents in The majority of these were War causes major trouble for the Presidents image GARDNER MATTES several motorcycle Since the enthusiasts in the area requested that the council give serious consideration to either repealing or amending the two ordinances passed August 15 concerning the operation of two-wheel within the city limits ordinance requires motorcycle operators and passengers to wear protective The second requires the front headlights tire motorcycle to be on ace contempt move seen Ala. George C. Wallce today ah attempt to cite him for contempt of court represents step toward the eventual jailing of political prisoners in this By REX THOMAS Ala. - Gov. George C. Wallace faced a contempt of court showdown for the second time in his integration in Attorneys the National Association for the Advancement of People filed a motion in federal court charging Wallace with violating a two-year-old court They asked the court to hold the segregationist governor in civil contempt - which could bring an indefinite jail sentence - in the to order total statewide Wallace withheld comment but was expected to have something to say about it at a news conference The NAACP motion contended has disregarded an Injunction handed down by the court July 13, 1964, prohibiting him preventing er obstructing by any means the elimination of racial discrimination local school Failing to use his authority as governor to and ordinance was passed only two persons from Joplin have been injured on motorcycles in the city Dr. Scorse said there were only six motorcycle injuries reported at St. John's hospital during the month of Sixteen per cent were given emergency treatment and eighty-four per cent were and one Figures for August show four motorcycle injuries according to per cent were treated and dismissed and fifty per cent admitted to the There were no The majority of the persons interviewed in The Joplin News Herald's Said series this week were against repealing the ordinance requiring the wearing of Helmets but were less emphatic as to the headlights being Their comments Percy 415 Club retired do not think if should be repealed in its entirety but I do 4 think the portion regarding head | lights is I think the | headlights should be turned on as just as a person does his car As a the measure is necessary to the safety of the R. E. 2701 Central office ordinance because the greatest liability is the danfer of injuries and the inability to motorcycles while driving a tor The use of helmets is widely accepted to prevent damage to the most vulnerable part of the Bob 3526. Pearl plant am against repeal of any of the ordinances concerning motorcycle After the laws as laid down are for the protection of the and are not imposing any hardship on Walter route 3, department store helmets for like safety belts for are designed to prevent serious injury to the Helmets and safety belts cannot prevent traffic but they can do their part toward keeping injuries to a David 2809 Missouri construction Page 5A) HOWARD MRS. FRISING HEILAND POWELL THOMAS HOWEY By STANLEY JOHNSON NEW YORK - President Johnson is in trouble with the American voter because of the war in Viet says a survey prepared for the American Broadcasting Co. The same sampling of opinion says those questioned think President John F. Kennedy would have done the poll says the majority reject former Sen. Barry Goldwater's views and also want no part of out of Viet policies suggested by Sen. Wayne Full results of the released will be broadcast Sept. 24 as The Viet Nam John F. which took the concludes Research group reveals statistics LONDON - A research institute says Viet which officially claims 817,000 regular actually has a fighting force of 90,000 The Institute for Strategic Studies in its annual estimate of world military power said today that many units of South Viet Nam's are to be below their establishment The a private organization founded in 1958, is governed by an international council with members from 13 British ' South In Joplin stores Milk prices show rise of 6c per half-gallon By IRENE HOLT Milk prices took a leap of from four to sue cents per half-gallon in Joplin stores this the first price boost since a similar increase in March which lasted approximately one Persons associated with the market expressed the opinion that the price raise is here to In they are looking for an even larger increase in milk The reason most of the dairy product outlet managers gave for the return in March to the original price of 49 cents a half-gallon for class 1, 3:5 per cent butterfat bottled was that private label milk suppliers did not go along with the price This is not true because private label milk has raised along with other The prices listed at the ity of supermarkets this morning was 55 cents per half-gallon on whole homogenized compared to 49 the popular price at most markets for the past with the exception of the short period in Skim milk was selling at 53 cents in half - gallon cartons which also did sell at 49. Gallons of whole milk presently are priced at over last week's prices of around 95 Quarts of milk have jumped from 31 cents to 33 cents at most Milk today costs the milk processor per hundredweight for 3.5 per cent butterfat 1951, the farmer was getting per A year ago this month the processor was prying per Generally there are seasonal variations during May and Page 2A) the American people don't like the war in Viet and the fact that it is still going on is laid at the President's because there seem to be no in Secretary of State Dean Rusk and of Defense Robert S. McNamara get saddled with the The Kraft organization said its conclusions represent the observations and analysis of Kraft researchers regarding the significance of the salient findings of the Kraft said that those who answered the poll found nothing sacrosanct about the presidency and felt an investigation about the conduct of the war might be all to the Vice President Hubert H. the poll if in worse shape than President Twice as many people think he's doing a good job than think he's doing a bad although his total of 49 per cent is lower than the poll The poll was taken in As for President 86 per cent of those polled thought he was doing a fine job at the time he was Whether they would have continued to think so if he had the poll was a question impossible to When the 1,521 persons interviewed - the Kraft organization said it was a highly scientific sampling - were asked what they considered the No. 1 problem facing the the overwhelming answer That answer of three out of four Although former Republican Vice President Richard M. Nixon has been traveling about the country for the past three weeks saying that or would be the major issue in November's congressional this problem ran far behind Viet Nam in the Only 44 per cent said economic were worrying the sample group and only 40 per cent said they were stirred by racial Princess takes a look Princess Grace of the former Grace Kelly of Philadelphia society and the takes a careful bust of her Prince Ranier aboard the liner Constitution in New York City Thursday Occasion was a reception aboard the vessel for the Monaco royal family and to announce American Export Isbrandtsen Lines establishing a new liner service to Monte Prince Rainier and Princess Grace their wedding voyage aboard Federal grant cuts foreseen WASHINGTON - Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania came out of a in conference with President Johnson today saying Johnson talking of Vietnamese expenditures rising at least billion this present Asked whether he got the impression spending on the war in Asia might go up at least the Pennsylvania Republican He talked in terms of Johnson conferred with Scranton and seven other governors in what the President said was the first of a series of meetings to outline his program to try to combat inflation by holding down on government spending and with emphasis on the impact on state Taxes apparently did not come But Scranton said that as he sees with the prospective expansion of Vietnamese rise in taxes in the next Congress is pretty The President that the governors were asked for no commitments and gave Reserve champion Dianne Miller of Miami sold her reserve champion Angus at the Joplin Junior Beef show Thursday night to the South Town Meat Company for 90 cents a Dianne and the Roy posed for the photographer following the sale at the grand show Total price for the 975-pound calf was The grand champion an Angus owned by Warren McGown of brought a record price of per pound from Stores of Total price of tha grand champion was News Herald staff Minimum pay October session end possible signed by LB J WASHINGTON - President Johnson signed into law today a boosting tha national minimum wage to an hour and bringing 8 million more people under its will bring a larger piece of this country's prosperity and a larger share of personal dignity to millions of our their and their and to that's what being president is all Johnson The present an hour minimum will go up in stages to by 1968 under the new to which Johnson attached his signature at a ceremony in the White House Cabinet The room was packed with representatives of labor and members of the Senate and One of those present was Rep. Adam Clayton chairman of the House Labor whose committee members trimmed away Thursday some of his power to bottle up Johnson mentioned Powell by name among several others in passing around thanks for helping to get the minimum wage measure Johnson recalled that Thomas Jefferson had called the presidency splendid and said that he agreed today js one of those splendid The President said he was very much pleased that farm workers were being brought into the minimum wage program for the first time and that it would apply to hotel and motel and laundry workers and the girls who supply the coffee to the bus drivers before they go off to work in the will help minority groups in the face of prejudices that Johnson The President said there always had been predictions that a minimum wage was going to close down businesses and cut down but he said the record did not show straight he that a fair minimum wage doesn't hurt business in any Decent employers want to treat their employes WASHINGTON - The mid-October target for of Congress looked more reachable today as major legislation moved toward floor action after a flurry of committee Bills ranging from inflation control to gun from packaging to all won committee approval Thursday on what President Johnson's congressional liaison man called the busiest day of the The contact Postmaster General Lawrence F. said he told Johnson the day of action was major for administration O'Brien wouldn't Page 2A) Any child can tell you what's wrong with today's They think they know more than their Fair 2 Downtown 82; 83. Fair weather with little temperature change is the forecast for Joplin today and The low tonight is expected to be in thy upper 40s. Complete weather on Page 2A, Press freedom threatened A government lawsuit against the World Journal Tribune in New York is just one more indication of the degree to which this power hungry federal government of ours has gone in attempting to abridge the basic freedoms which made this nation in the first It must be See PRESS Page 4A. Inside features Goren Editorials Dear Abby Page 8A Page 5B Page 4A Hospital Notes Page IB Page 8A Deaths Page 2A complete Much sidewalk work done By HARRY HOFFMAN More than of the million sidewalk and curb and gutter program scheduled over a to seven-year has been completed in the past 15 according to city The total started in May 1965, has shown great gains during the past according to Public Works Director don't cay C R. E. 25 miles of the 100 miles of new curbing has been completed or under contract and more than 1,100 notices on sidewalk repair have been he Jay engineers aide in charge of supervising the said the area from Second street to the north city limits from Main street to Jackson has been The area from Seventh street north to Second street and from Main street west to the city limits is under contract or work The big area where most of the work is currently being done either through city contract or by private contract is bounded by Seventh street on the Twentieth street on the Main street on the east and Maiden Lane on the Williams said more than 600 notices have been sent out for sidewalk repair in this area of the property owners have engaged contractors to do their area on a private Williams will have several hundred other notices going out soon on sidewalk and curb and gutter repairs in this he Crews said the response has been good to the city-wide anticipated that the total program would take five Page
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