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   Lawrence Daily Journal World (Newspaper) - May 18, 1972, Lawrence, Kansas                                LAWRENCE DAILY JOURNAL WORLD 119 THURSDAY MAY 1972 10 CENTS TWENTYEIGHT PAGES Subdivision Laws Proposed for Orderly Growth EDITORS NOTE This is the first in a series of articles about subdivision regulations proposed for Douglas A public hearing on the proposals is sche duled for Tuesday in the South Junior High School By TOBY McINTOSH JW Staff Writer Harmonious and orderly development throughout Doug las County is the stated goal for the subdivision regulations now being proposed after about two years of consideration and com The basic elements of the planners suggested laws are the platting of most to be sub divided and the adherence to design The goal of requiring standards is to make provision for adequate open light and and other public As characterized by Barkley LawrenceDouglas County Planning Commission the proposed regulations represent a compromise bet ween the often competing ideas of land developers and of Represen tatives of both groups and elected particularly the county have provided substantial input dur ing the formulation of a 27page document of proposed regula DESPITE THE compromise nature of the or perhaps because of not all parties who have participated in the debates about the pro posals are satisfied with the draft submitted for public hear The Douglas County En vironmental Improvement Coun cil urges fewer If any exemp tions from the general platting requirement and municipal type standards in growth areas nearest Some developers regard the design standards as overly Private citizens at tending sessions during the for mative stages of the regulations expressed concern over new rules for septic tank construc Citycounty planning director Dick McClanathan The regulations protect a multitude of He says developers are insured of a good develop adjacent landowners are protected against bad planning by and the purchaser is guaranteed a buildable He adds that tax records will be improved and street number ing is made easier and that long range planning will be facilitated through the platting SOME LAND divisions are ex empted from the general county wide platting requirement and the design Land which creates three or more any one of which is five acres or is ex providing that no new roads or public ease ments are There are other minor exemp tions providing for land division due to testamentary disposi tion cemetery or public improvement projects such as road Presently platting is required within a threemile distance from the city The basic reason for the main exemption is to prevent a hardship on farmers who wish to divide their land into large lots for agricultural use or cre ate one small An example of the application of the new rules would be a tract of 40 acres that is divided first into a oneacre lot and a 39acrelot without the next division would necessitate platting and compliance with the The exemption rules will be based on the division of the land existing at the time the regulations officially become THE PROPOSED subdivision regulations have a long Former citycounty planner Ron Short prepared a first draft in the fall of The observation of unplanned growth around Perry Reservoir and anticipa tion of Clinton Reservoir has always been a driving considera Shorts proposals met substan tial opposition at a public hear ing and former planning com mission chairman Chuck now a city deci ded to form a study which met during the spring of Later two Clark and Dick were as signed to work on the Their product was unveiled to the planning commission last fall and has been reviewed by the commissioners in both public and private sessions to develop the present Copies of the regulations are available in the citycounty planning office on the third floor of the First National Bank build Ninth and NEXT New platting require Appropriation For Veterans Largest Ever WASHINGTON AP Cit ing an increase in the number of veterans needing medical the House Appropriations Committee today approved a record billion to finance the Veterans Administration for the fiscal year It included that amount in a appropriation bill sent to the House floor for con sideration next Other large allotments were billion for the National Aeronautics and Space Admin istration and billion for the Department of Housing and Urban The allotment for veterans programs is million more than Congress voted for the present fiscal year and million more than the President requested for medical pro The committee said it recom mended the medical increase to support a higher patient load in VA average of not less than patients per day instead of proposed by the It wrote into the bill a re quirement that the VA follow the higher commitee figures and operate beds to take care of peak It also in sisted on an average staff patient ratio of staffers for each It called for cor rection of personnel programs hindering the efforts to hire and retain efficient high quali ty staff in the medical pro Race Driver Dead INDIANAPOLIS AP Race driver Jim Malloy of Denver died today of injuries sufferec last Sunday in a crash at the Indianapolis Motor Thomas Speed way medical an His Eagle race car hit the concrete retaining wall as he flashed through gpeedway northeast turn in a practice run for the 56th 500mile race May KANSAS TRAFFIC DEATHS AP Kan sas highway death log For For Comparable 1971 HEADING HOME Jim Kansas Uni versity freshman from loaded up his El Carnino this morning with his belongings as he abandoned his room in Ellsworth Hall like many other KU students who are finishing final exams and leaving Helping is Mike Des Moines Final examinations at the university are completed Wallace Starting Therapy SLIVER AP George Wallace has be gun receiving physical his doctors said They were pessimistic about his being able to resume cam paigning before the Democratic national convention in The Alabama governor was said to be in good al though he experienced a tem perature rise described as mild to moderate and a slight increase in pulse These were considered normal after an federal author ities at Baltimore said they found presidential campaign lit erature for George McGovern and books about Robert Kennedys assassina tion in the car of the man charged with shooting It started investigators looking into the possibility that the man may been following McGovern Strom visited the hospital Thursj day and gave Wallaces wife two Senate ash trays for the Thurmond did not see Wal Doctors say one of the caliber slugs that ripped into Wallaces body may leave him a The morning medical bulletin said there is no indication of in fection or abcess in the abdomi nal The bulletin added that his paralysis of the legs is un It said Wallace is now receiv ing physical Further details were not The bulletin also said no deci sion has been made for trans ferring Wallace to another hos pital for surgery to remove the bullet lodged in his shot five times at close range alert and vigorous Wednesday when visit by his family and a few World Series of Poker Played for Big Stakes LAS AP 1 Adrian Texas Dolly Doyle had two aces in the He confidently shoved his last re maining worth into the Another Texan was even more With only one card left to be John Moss of Odessa had three He matched the bet and the pot was Although the odds were 28 to 1 against the dealer turned over the final It was an Doyle raked in the The hand was only one of hundreds being to eight professional gamblers in the so called World Series of Poker Sometime in the next few one of the eight will break the other seven and col lect Each paid to join the annual game at Binions Horse shoe They sat at a kidneyshaped oker In front of each stood piles of black each valued at The game is called Hold em a variation of sevencard Each player is dealt two face Five more cards are dealt in the center of the face The winner is the gambler who produces the best fivecard poker As each player loses his he drops only two players will with on the Theyll play until only one has all the This is a different kind of one observer But these men know how to play They dont get tired and they can play for three days without getting ab sentminded or Theyve been playing all their The players besides Moss and who wouldnt disclose lis are Amarillo Slim Preston Jolly Roger Gunsmith of Kansas City Jack Strauss of Houston Pug Pearson of Las Vegas Adding ton Crandall of San Antonio and Jim Cassella of Las They leave the table only for minutes at a time to stretch their legs or to go to the rest There are no dinner Bar girls deliver or ange juice and Only rarely will one drink any They wouldnt take a chance of making any mistakes because of a casino of ficial These men have known each other for They know how each other plays and their the observer Gibsons new summer store hours 910 97 but doctors attending the 52yearold governor were ecoming increasingly pessi mistic about his chances of walking James a Uni versity of Alabama neurosur geon called to Holy Cross Hos ital to said his chances of ever walking again are less than And if he Galbraith t will probably be only with the aid of Bremer Says Prayer Constantly AP I said William I pray every minute for The mother of Arthur Brem charged with shooting Ala bama George was interviewed in Milwaukee Wednesday by Sam Wisconsin reporter for the Min Bremer made her com ments behind a closed door in her after her husband had returned from a trip to Maryland to visit their She said she didnt think her son did the I dont believe he did she Why didnt they take fingerprints and find out who did it Bremer talked from a darkened She declinec to open the door to the reporter explaining Im so nervous from all this She said Arthur had com plained to her husband thai four fingers on his left hanc were nearly broken following the Wallace Bremer said the mob1 in knocked her son down after the causec him to have head injuries and pushed his fingers She said stitches had to be taken in the back of Arthurs Russell Stover Key Galbraith said one of the bul ets which cut Wallace down in a nearby shopping center is wedged between two jutting into the bony canal that shields the spinal The bullet didnt shatter any part of the but the shock of its impact caused the present Galbraith The doctor told newsmen the shock might wear but the onger Wallace goes withou feeling in his legs the worse are lis chances for He said surgery to remove the remaining slug will be per formed in another week or days and that it will be a ful three months or more befor Wallace can recover to what ever extent SV Relief Force Has Major Gain SAIGON AP A South Vietnamese relief column ad vanced to within 2V4 miles of he besieged provincial capital f An Loc making its iggest advance in six ield reports The carrier Saratoga joined he battle to lift the sixweek siege of the devastated town 60 miles north of It was he carriers first combat since she was commissioned in Radio Hanoi claimed a arge number of warplanes attempted to bomb residential areas in Hanoi and the prov nces of Thanh Hoa and Bac Giang on Thursday and said ive jets were shot Moving behind hundreds of jombs dropped by jets from he Saratoga and from B52 the South Vietnamese met no determined resistance rom North Vietnamese he field reports The Command con firmed an earlier report from South Vietnamese headquarters that 300 North Vietnamese troops were killed by a B52 strike two days ago southwest of An Despite no major opposition is the government infantrymen eapfrogged by helicopter from oint to South Vietnam ese field commanders indicated hey expected tough fighting ahead as they try to clear Vorth Vietnamese troops from Highway WARM WEATHER TO PERSIST Clear skies and unseason ably warm temperatures are forecast for the Lawrence area Friday and prob ably through the The National Weather Ser vice calls for the summerlike conditions which are prevail ing over most of Kansas to day to continue with a slight chance of cloudiness and light showers The high Friday is expected to range in the upper 80s af ter a low tonight in the The extended outlook is for the warm and clear conditions to persist through the week end with a possibility of scat tered showers developing Sat urday or The high Wednesday in Law rence was 86 and the low this morning was The South ommanders Vietnamese field were reported cautious because of heavy casu alties already sustained in the jloody sixweek drive to open Highway 13 and lift the siege of An The equivalent of three South Vietnamese divisions are committed to the Associated Press correspond ent Lynn Newland said the strongest opposition is coming from the west side of Highway 13 where forces are North Vietnamese well entrenched to withstand air The arrival of the Saratoga from the Atlantic boosted the 7th Fleet to six car riers for the first time in the war and increased the offshore American naval force to about men aboard more than 60 Threat on Queen Elizabeth Bomb Def users Flying to Ship LONDON Defense Ministry said today bombs are reported to have been planted aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 at sea and that four bomb dis posal experts were being flown out to midAtlantic to deal with Unofficial reports in London said the captain of the big liner had been advised bombs were planted in New the ships last port of and would ex plode if a huge ransom was not There are passengers aboard the pride of the British merchant Defense Ministry sources said the bomb experts will be para chuted down as close to the vessel as First reports said the ransom demand originated in Copen owners of the immediately contacted Defense Ministry A Royal Air Force transport STUDYING DETECTIVE WORK Laurie learned about the work of a detective today as she went on the job with her Carrol Lawrence police Laurie is a sixth grader at Centennial School and was one of many grade school students in town who have been learning about different jobs in the world of work JournalWorld Photo off from England and leaded out to the The Defense Ministry said the plane carried four bomb disposal experts who would be alongside the ship for para chuting at The British Broadcasting said a caller to Cunards New York office said a bomb would explode at 9 unless the ransom was It was not clear whether this meant British or New York The rendezvous was set for a position 46 degrees north 34 A second a Royal Air Force Nimrod jet reconnais sance aircraft flew off from It would form a communications link between the ship and the De fense Ministry In New the Coast Guard said the ship was 500 miles northwest of the The Queen Elizabeth launched in 1969 is the last great Britesh liner on the North Atlantic successor to the Queen Elizabeth and Queen The first Queen Eliza beth burned at Hong Kong in January while being refitted as a floating Last October both aboard the liner and at its New York and Southampton termin was stepped up after she was used in an apparent at empt to smuggle arms into The ship set a new turn around record of eight hours three minutes in New York on If the bombs were put aboard then it had to be done in that short She had been delayed be cause of INDEX Comics 4 Teen Television Womens News LOCAL FORECAST Full weather Page 5 Apple Valley Boats open till 1 days a   

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