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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 20, 1969, Carbondale, Illinois                                SUN JUL 2 01969 Page TIM Byline BG on July 201969 By Ben Gelman Of The Southern niinoisan TODAY as man sete foot for the first time on the moon tilings are about normal down up on Earth There are the usual number of wars nearwarscold wars border disputes and interna tional wranglings of lessor sorts which could flare up into more active disputes at a n y time Within the boundaries of the various nations thingj are a bout normal too Some of the people have barely enough to live on a few have too much and a many have much too little We this great country and the world as a whole are learning much from the moon flights and tech nology new horizons perhaps new things we wont know a bout until those sacks of mooa dust and moonrock are decon taminated and studied Some of the new knowledge undoubtedly will go into mili tary advances is that the right word and some hope fully will go into advances for peaceful human progress How soon will the first Moon settlers be able to look up down at the Earth and be able to say my world in stead of wondering whether their little portion is trying to tear apart some other little portion or be torn apart it self I would like to see that day MAYBE there should be a labor representative on the Southern Illinois Universi ty Board of Trustees The present members are all highly competent individuals in their bankers a highway contractor a lawyer and a physician But they are in the employer and selfemployed the employe class So when the extra two holi days for civil service workers agreed upon recently came up Friday for discussion one the board members asked Does it say anywhere ins the contract what days they are supposed to work He got a good laugh from the others The number of holidays was raised from six to eight with two to be named by the univer sity president SIU is the last university board in the state to agree to the new rules Chances are if there were a labor representative on the board which is appointed by SIU black in White House Stuart Taylor finds place in the system ihe Governor there would have Seen less laughter Or the remark might not even have been made DONT KNOW What will come out of it but a group of 15 SIU graduate students met at the Marion Ramada Inn Friday and Saturday to discuss general problems of graduate education and SIU graduate education in particular All are candidates for the doctoral degree Lon Shelby assistant gradu ate dean described the meet ing as a highclass bull ses sion Graduate Dean William Si meone also took part in the discussions DENNIS IMMEL Southern Illinois University theater gra duate who will be remember ed for his dramatic and musi cal comedy appearances at SIU and his direction of sev eral overseas troupes to enter tain American troops was in tiie area for a visit Naturally he had to see the current Summer Music Thea ter production The Unsink able Molly Brown Immel is just back from Europe where he completed most recent variety troupe tour He sported a mod suit ram Londons West End I finally made the union jot my first Equity role Im oael said He will be playing Raven al in a three week revival of Showboat opposite Marion Marlowe in the Cleveland area shortly Miss Marlowe is one of Arthur Godfreys discover es older TV fans will remem ber Next Immel is booked to do regular variety show on a Knoxville Tenn TV station Break a leg Dennis RHETT BUTLER is alive and well in Chicago not the adventurer play ed so memorably by Clark Gable in the epic movie Gone With the a mem ber of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry His name pops up occasional ly in my mail as representing the association at meetings of the Sao PauloIllinois Partners of the Alliance a USBrazil business and cultural exchange program Stuart Taylor an SIU black assistant professor has found a place for working within the system 10 help the black man in America Taylor has been named a White House Fellow The 33yearold instructor will begin a year working with top government officials in Wash ington DC Aug 1 Taylor is convinched that black Americans must become a part of the present system nd constructively change the amework on the inside Taylor the first full time lack instructor hired at SIU as nominated for the program y Carbondale Mayor David eene and SIU Carbondale Jhancellor Robert MacVicar He will be one of 18 young men four of them black elected to work in the nations apital imeLag Taylor hopes to spend bis year udying the lag between the me action programs are ap roved and when they actually egin to help people thoughout the country He tentatively has been as gned to the Department of oramerce Taylor said some black stu ents would prefer that he re main at SIU rather than work Washington with the Nixon He said the opportunity to con THE ARTS outhern Illinois University Jach cantatas Sunday 3 pm n Lutheran Student Center The Unsinkable Molly Brown Charles Ekker Latin American of the SIU Institute re presents Southern Illinois Uni versity at these meetings by the way Down Frankfort park appropriations cut The Frankfort Community Park District Board has ap proved an appropriations total of for the 196970 fiscal year This years appropriation is a decrease of from last years sum of The decrease is possible because of a bill re cently signed by the governor which allows a park district to levy a tax of 075 per of assessed valuation for its rec reation fund according to Doug Karnes president of flic board Before this law was passed only parks originating before 1951 could levy taxes without a referendum Xarnes said The appropriations breakdown is as follows or the ad ministrative fund for the salary fund for the park construction fund and for park maintenance fund In other action the board the purchasing of spraying materials and repairs to the mosquito fogger machine The board expects to start spraying the park in a week to ten days the June bills tot aling special meeting last week appointed Don Lucas as park attorney Park Supt George Willard re ported that the Frankfort Com munity Park Is operating in full swing with large crowds Pool attendance is higher than this time last year with a gain of in recipts This is at ributable to the added sales 6 family tickets according to Karnes The park board also receiv ed in revenue from the park concession from June 2 to July 12 and from the golf concession for June The park board discuec plans fora picnic on Aug 14 for past and present board mem bers GILLENBERG FURNITURE MURPHYSBORO Atlas SelfPropelled Power LAWN MOWERS ELECTRIC FANS Lew As SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN Published Sui day and dally except Saturday and hoi days by Southern Illlnoij Inc 71 North Illinois Avenue CarbonOale 6JW ill North Street Herrin Ota 11 walnut Street Murphysboro Sec endclass postage paid at Carbondale I llnols ana at additional mailing olllcts The Southern to Newspaper to the Carbondale Free Press Herrin Dally Journal and Murphysboro Independent The Associated Press Is entitled cluslvaly to the ol republlcatlom all the local news printed In this new as well as all AP news dlsMtches SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN Circulation Advertising TELEPHONE Carbomlalt Herrin Marion Murphysboro WJ4U M4212 Blueberries You Pick and Furnish Containers 25 quart BLUEBERRY HILL FARM COBDEN ILLINOIS tribute something to national policy advisers was too good to turn down Work To De Taylor believes SIU has be gun to make progress in op portunities for blacV students but that much remains to be done While several blacks have de clined to serve in the Nixou administration or recently have resigned government posts Tay lor said he does not view his work as being for the federal government nor does he see himself as merely an append age of the Nixon political ap paratus Taylor cited the Black Ameri can Studies Program as the start of some overt actions by SIU administration that indicate a recognition of the contribu tions black people nave made to history and the development of American This is a giant first step forward to make higher educa tion elevant for all students Further needed steps Taylor said include the recognition of black contributions in every dis cipline of study by the faculty and the involvement of faculty members in programs to make education meaningful to stu dents in general and black stu dents in particular During his two years at SIU as assistant professor of bus inessadministration Taylor has served as economic consultant for the Model Cities Program I Can Contribute Taylor said he applied for the fellows program because I am very concerned about the rest lessness in America and I be lieve that I have some ability considerably energy and the will to do something about it As a black American who still has faith in America I can contribute to the program be cause of my dedication to this Country and my dedication to Black Americans Taylor is the founder of the Citizens for the Advancement of Negro Education in Rhode Is land In 1967 Taylor received his doctors degree in business from Indiana University From the University of Rhode Island he received his masters degree in usiness and economics in 1963 Three years earlier he graduat edfrom Oafcwood College luntsville Ala He has served in the Navy From 1961 to 1963 he was a public accountant in Providence RI The Citizens for the Advance ment of Negro Education of Taylor left talks with President Nixon in House Man in confer was not identified Photo by Ebony MagaxhM ihode Island was Taylor Southern Illinoisan Calendar Today Meredith Willson musical at Southern Illinois Universitys Huckelroy Auditorium 8 pm Saturday and Sunday Tickets for students others in advance at Univer sity Center and at ticket booth night of performance SPECIAL EVENTS eart of Egypt Coin Dub noon Sunday Herrin City Hall auc jon begins at 2 pm public nvited zark Tour leaves 1 pm Sun day intersections of Routes 34 and 45 HarrJsburg Reserva tions from Ozark Tours Box 313 Harrisburg MOVIES Orpheum Marion Uncle Toms Cabin Riviera DriveIn The Chair nan and The Flint Flam Man Egyptian DriveIn True Grit and My Side of the Moun tain Varsity Carbondale True Grit Marlows Murphysboro Rose marys Baby and Barbarel la Friday through Sunday Rodgers Anna Charly Fri day through Sunday Fox Carbondale The Ma gus Sunday through Tues day Anna DriveIn High Com missioner and Uncle Toms Cabin Sunday through Tues day Campus DriveIn The Green Berets and Cool Hand Luke Sunday ttirouh Tues day Marion DriveIn The Dirty Dozen and Grand Prix Sunday through Tuesday PUBLIC MEETINGS Southern Illinois Inc Board of Directors pm dinner meeting Monday Gateway Inn Muddy between Harris burg and Eldorado This is a change in the monthly meeting schedule Benton Grade School Board pm Monday 306 E Church St West Frankfort City Council 7 pm Monday City Hall Zeigler City Council 7 pm Monday City Hall Christopher City Council 7 p m Monday City Hall Christopher City Council 7 p m Monday City Hall Southern Illinois Airport Au thority pm Monday at the airport Century High School District 8 pm Monday at the school Dongollla Unit School Board school Alto Pass Grade School 119 7 pm Monday at the school De Soto Village Board special meieftng pm Mondlayjf village hall to amend appro priations ordinance Du Quoin City Council 7 p applications for dis of Pomona Grade m Monday in city hall The councils regular meeting July 18 was postponed until Mon day Pinckneyville City Council pm Monday in City hall Elvesado Unit 196 School Board pm Monday at the nigh school in Elkville Du Quoin Unit District 300 Board at 8 pm Monday in the J B Ward School Jackson County Board of School Trustees recessed meeting to consider position School District 144 pm Monday in the office of County School Supt Monroe Deming SPECIAL EVENTS Herrin swimming pool swim ming lessons for two weeks Monday through Aug 1 group lessons am a week semiprivate les sons am week private lessons week Carbondale American Associa tion of Retired Persons 6 p m Monday potluzk supper a park district community cen ter 208 W Elm St followed by regular meeting Herrin Little Egypt Chapter o SPEBSQSA Barber Shop Chorus rehearsal 8 pm Mon day Herrin High School chor al room Open to all interested area men Herrin Senior Citizens kitchen band practice 10 am Mon day potluck at noon at thi center 301 N 14th St Taylor is chairman of the Cit izens Communication Comrait ee of Carbondales Citizens Ad visory Council and a member of the Mayors Fiscal Advisory Council Taylor and his wife the form er Ella Marie Eilum and two children Stuart 8 and Sandrea 0 live at 1705 W Walnut St Stuart said the family will move to Washington Related story page 28 CARBONDALE Gi TRAINED IN GERMANY Army Pfc Kenneth W Rob nson son of Mr and Mrs Tames E Robinson 304 Orchard Dr Carbondale recently com peted training as a radio tele ype operator at the Communi cations Electronics Department of the US Army School Leng es Germany He is a 1966 grad uate of Carbondale Community High School He attended South ern Illinois University two years THE ART Steven Barwick piano CUSTOM TAILOR and FURRIER PHONE MMOM CARBONDALE recital Monday 8 pm in Southern n linois University Home Econo mics Building auditorium founded by Old jail deteriorated Grand jury urges new jail for Perry County A completely new Perry Coun ty jail facility with no conside ration for repairs to tile exist ing structure is the recom mendation of a special Perry County grand jiiry The grand jury recommends the Perry County Board of Com missioners submit to the voters proposal for a new jail The special grand jury was called Thursday to consider five criminal case indictments and to inspect the county jailin Pinckneyville The jurys report signed by Charles Fannin foreman states The grand jurors report they have visited the common jail of Perry County and have examin ed the game as required by statute and report as follows That the condition of the common jail of Perry County originally constructed in 1871 has deteriorated to suchan ex tent that it should be replaced There should be no major repairs or remodeling of the present jail for the reason that the expenditures of such addi tional money would be a waste upon such an old and deteriorat edbuilding Ava woman killed Area records 59th traffic death of year The general sanitary condi1 ons of the jail including the oilets showers and general leanliness should be improv d Perry County States Atty Don Johnson had asked for Hie special grand jury and a special survey of the jail The action was taken after two men dug a ole in the floor of the cell eached a basement area of ae jail and escaped One of the five cases present ed to the grand jury involved an escape charge against one of the men In asking for the special grand ury inspection of the jail John son said An increasing number of crimes and consequent holding if offenders in the county jail las overburdened the city out moded facility and limited law enforcement manpower Nick Bell 42 a transient from Virginia and Billy Queen 17 of Du Quoin dug through the concrete floor of their cell and escaped from the jail June 15 The jails history alo shows leveral other prisoner escapes over the past 10 years The grand jury indicted Bell or escape fromthe jail and also on a charge of burglary of the Associated Lumber Co Du The 1969 fatality toll on South ern Illinois highways stood at 59 today after the death of an Ava woman in an accident on Rt 152 just west of Du Quoin At this time test year 93 had died in the 15 Southern Illinois counties that make up state Higfeway District 13 State Police said Eileen Dag ner 54 was dead on arrival at Marshall Browning Hospital Dtf Quoin Friday Mrs Dagner was fatally in jured when the car in which she was riding overturned and hit f tree TIP car was driven by Nancy Patterson 21 Cutler who was treated for minor injuries A Murphysborp man and his son were hurt Friday when their car overturned off Rt 150 a mileandahatf south of Cutler State Police said Terry Allard 36 and his son Johnny 8 were both treated for minor injuries at PinckneyviDe Community Hospital Two persons were injured in a one car accident at a m Saturday in Murphysboro City police said the driver of the car Kenneth R Hapke 19 of Centralia will be issued a ticket for reckless driving The passenger in the car was John Corder 21 of Bethalto The men were listed in fair con dition at St Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro According to police Hapke said he struck a slick spot on the road and lost control of the car The police said a witness re ported Hapke left a parking lot on Walnut street at a fast rate of speed Hapke hit a tree in a yard on the opposite side of the street from the parking lot Murphysboro polke reported the 1965 car a total loss Sernon inquest set A coroners inquest into the July 9 death of a Johnston City woman will be at pm Tuesday at Herrin Hospital Herrin police found Betty Jean Semon 22 of Rt 1 Johnston City at about am Jury 8 on Rt 146 just inside the north city limits She died at Herrin Hospita of head injuries ASSIGNED TO VIETNAM Private First Class Edwin D 22 of Metropolis has been assigned to the 25th In fantry Division in Vietnam The infantryman is a son of Mrs Ann E Mittendorf Rt 3 Me tropolis For Personalized Service Call Rhein Travel at 4574135 Darling youll just love Paris Paris is just one of the many beautiful ox citing cities of Europe which you may be hoping to visit this summer as part ef your long awaited European Holiday If you wish to travel with a group or by yourself Rhein Travel is happy and able to handle all your arrangements tours airline or ship reservations hotels rentacar AT NO ADDITIONAL SERVICE CHARGE South Ave Carbondale III Quoin on May 30 Clyde Heiple Jr and Patrick Nickelson were indicted on a charge of burglary of the Avia Woodside General Store in Swan wick on June 20 Douglas was 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