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   Great Bend Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - August 8, 1967, Great Bend, Kansas                               WABM AND. HUMID GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE FIRST PAPER Throughout The 'GOLDEN BELT AREA" Of West Ctntrtl 91ST YEAR, NO. 310 GREAT BEND, KANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST -THIS ISSUE 18 PAGES SINGLE COPY 7c Fund Set Up To Ease Big City Tension WASHINGTON bipartisan plan was unveiled today to set up immediately a billion emergency fund to help ease tensions in the nation's big city ghettos. 'Sen. Chai-les Percy, It-Ill., and Sen. Abraham Bibicoff, D- Conn., announced plans to introduce legislation that would permit President Johnson to transfer xip to two per cent of the non-defense budget into t neighborhood emergency fund. The money could be used to create more jobs, provide better housing, and improve law erjorcenuent. Under the propo- sal, a mayor could apply directly to the White House for financial help in carrying out a plan requiring immediate ac- tion. Bibicoff and Percy made their announcement as the Senate Judiciary Committee took a break from, its inquiry into this summer's big city riots Th.e hearings -will resume Thursday. A Newark, NJ. policeman told the Senate panel Monday that police (had "unofficial orders" before rioting erupted there July 12 to make no arrests of black militants agitating tor violence. Two liberals on the Judiciary Committee, Sens. Philip A. Hart, D-Mch. and Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., planned to press chairman James 0. Eastland today to expand the investigation beyond the testi- mony of policemen, Investigation Of Bomb Call Continues The investigation into a bomb threat against Marlette Coach Co. is .continuing according to city police. facially Troubled Wichita Report Indicates That An "Absolute Calm' Exists WICHITA Kan ol them arc Robert Mitchell kids (at the meetings) have solute was reported to-1 Eddie Lock, who say they were'been involved in incidents this day in Wichita's racially trou-1 beaten and arrested by police weekend.' >led northeast area, where 14 during a rock and bottle throw- "Not He called them "frustrated kids, not hoodlums Negro youths, including at least ing incident Friday in the north- some who had pitched Wichita area where most and rocks at police during thc'-of .he Negroes live. Robinson said the youths o- weckend, stood watch through Firearms Kan ccd sevcra complaints includ- the night. But whllc Mayor Clarence ing police brutality and _ a lack A police department spokes- agreed to end the 10 man said "not a single incident p. m to 4 a. m. curfew, which of any kind was reported." aft- Negroes claim was aimed at er four consecutive nights of them alone, police patrols con- of recreation areas, jobs and job training programs. Mayor Vollmcr called a news conference Monday but ended it FOR A DENTIST NAMED PAUL BUNYAN The large cavity is all that remains of the former Lischesky building that stood for many years on the corner of L akin and Main. The building was being removed bv the owners after standing vacant for many month s. The wrecking firm doing this job is going to remove i Technically, they haven't any the building from the Mering and other property in the block behind to make a municipal parking lot. official law enforcement rune- Jalopy Races, Exams Council Beset With Problems Problems resulting from the closing of the hot rod and jalo- o py races, and with the issuing of gas fitters licenses occupied most of the city council meeting Monday night. The city's budget for next year was adopted with At a.m. Monday the po-jno public interest shown, lice department received a call j Lawrence Brunetti, operator from a male caller that "there is a bomlb at A search by police, firemen and Marlette employees failed to find a bomb but the plant was closed until 7 a.m. today. The call, officers said, came from a town other than Great Bend although Uhe caller has yet to be identified. A reward of has been offered toy Marlette for informa- tion leading to the arrest and conviction, of the caller and any person having any information comceming the call is request to contact Great Bend police. of the jalopy races, demanded a public apology from, the city because of his arrest Sunday after he refused, to conform with an order from Mayor H. C. Dav- is to cancel the jalopy races. He said he had been humiliated by the arrest for refusing to obey an officer and questioned the authority of the mayor to close the races and the legality of the arrest which he claimed as not mads on city property. The charges were dropped Sun- day evening. Mayor Davis said that he was Governor's Are Told How To Ask For Help WASHINGTON Johnson administration, mindful that urban violence may not yet have run Its course, has told the nation's governors how to ask for federal help to quell rioting if.it comes. Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark explained to the (nation's gover- nors Monday what he called the procedure for request- ing federal troops. It was apparently an attempt to preclude any recurrence of the bitterness between federal authorities and state officials CARMICHAEL that  ers indicated they would consid- er petitioning out of the Great Unified School District 428 is] Bend District if the levy stands forced to accept a computation as published. required by law. This means tht Great Bend of the state property valuation department that calls for a levy of 28.19 mills for the portion of Stafford County involved, but Other Matters Tn other matters Monday night the school board agreed to let a (See SATISFACTION, Page 2) curfew on the beaches begin- ning 30 minutes after sunset. Weather GOLDEN BELT WEATHER Variable clouds today thru Wednesday. Warm and humid. Afternoon and nighttime thun- dcrshowers likely. Variable winds strong and gusty near thunderstorms. Highs both days in 90s, low tonight 60s. Probabil- ity of measurable precipitation 30 per cent today, 40 per cent tonight and 20 per cent Tues- day. Local Weather Data Yesterday's High 102, Low 73. High A Year Ago Today 80, Low 65. There was a trace of precipi tation in the last 24 hours. Total for the (month is 22. Total for the year is 24.50. Barometer at U a.m. today was 29.60 and steady. Humidity at 11 a.m..was 61 per cent.   

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