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   Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1979, Salina, Kansas                                Rift widening between students Iranian official urges freedom for hostages More on the 2 and 24 Iran UPI Fi nance Minister Abol Hassan Bani Sadr Wednesday appealed for the release of 50 American and official Tehran radio said a Security Council resolution demanding their freedom paved the way for further But militant students holding the hos tages for the 32nd day rejected the threatened to try the Americans for spying and urged the entire Moslem world to arise and kick out this great the United Urges release While the militants apeared to dig in on their demands over the release of the Bani Sadr told a news conference he stood against a spy trial and urged the release of the Bani who was replaced recent ly as Irans foreign said a so lution could still be found to the crisis if Secretary General Kurt Wal dheim convened an international com mission to look into the crimes of the The finance minister told The hostages should be Our fight is not against them but against the wider enemy of Earlier he had lectured the saying they could not try people who are official representatives of a for eign state when you have captured them on their own They can only be Outside the hundreds of Iranians waving pla cards such as guns and warships do not scare The students holding the embasssy issued a communique saying Today all the Moslem in particular you the people of Saudi Arabia should rise and block the way for the this great the students said in their 60th The militants said rising against American was a Godly accus ed the United States of plundering Arab oil wealth and killing Moslems and said the people of Islam should not be afraid of dying and becoming mar Interior Minister Ayatollah Kashemi Rafsanjeni also denounced the resolution as but the countrys official radio issued conflict ENTS i SALI Salina Journal DECEMBER 1979 108th YEAR 339 100 Pages Simpson chances buoyed Glickman out of Senate picture UPI Dan probably will concentrate on reelection to the rather than a Sen ate Glickman said in a letter to potential The fundraising sent out this said the Wichita Democrat has not made a final but probably will not run for the seat of Robert At this Im reasonably certain Im going to run for reelection to the House next the letter Only a drastic change in current cir cumstances would alter that plan and cause me to run for the The letter presents the strongest statement to date on the plans of the states sole Democratic Glickman told reporters he is 90 percent sure he will not run for the Asked what drastic change might prompt him to make a Senate Glickman first listed a decision by Dole not to seek he said it would take some occurrence between now and April that would indi cate Glickman had a better chance of The Glickman letter was considered good news by the campaign organiza tion of John a for mer Republican state senator from Sa resigned from the Kansas Senate and became a Democrat to run for Doles We believe it the letter will clear the air and make it possible for the Simpson campaign to get into full gear because with this John must be seen as the most likely nominee for the Simpson campaign manager Robert Kennedy Glickmans sent to between 700 and asked support in building up a large reelection cam paign fund to discourage GOP challe ngers in as the election gets closer it will be more and more difficult because of competition with other cam paigns to raise necessary it Glickman said there is approx imately in his campaign fund that he would like to boost to between and by ing both criticizing and praising the In a morning the radio called the resolution But a later commentary said it left the way open for continuing efforts to bring a peaceful end to the now in its 32nd The later commentary said the Secu rity Council resolution was not com pulsory and in no way condemned Iran but indirectly warned the United States about military threats or ac With contradictory statements totally confusing the situation in For eign Minister Sadegh who said Tuesday the hostages would defi nitely stand traveled to the city of Qom for talks with Ayatollah Ruhol lah Khomeini to decide Irans official reaction to the latest A spokesman for the students holding the hostages appeared to contradict a statement by Qotbzadeh that the stu dents themselves would judge the hos now in their 32nd day of capti The Security Council is under the orders of the American govern ment and the CIA and this decision is not important for a militant spokesman said of the 150 vote at the council meeting which Iran All the world has seen that the is owned by the and we reject this The spokesman Our de mands to the that the shah be re turned have been If and when the shah is the hostages will be But if the shah is not returned and goes to any other country from the United the hostages will imme diately be put on trial and face Islamic revolutionary he The charge of spying carries a maximum penalty of The trial will be an open the spokesman We have all the documents proving these people are but they must be tried by fully qualified members of a revolutionary court a system that has already tried hundreds of Iranians and executed nearly 700 of them since In a top White House See Page 2 ENTERING ADVENT Amy left and Jody Fettle light the first candle on the Advent wreath at First United Methodist 122 signifying the start of the Advent The scene will be repeated many times as Christians throughout the world light three more can dles on each Sunday before Christmas concluding with the lighting of a white candle Journal Photo by Frill on Christmas Eve to represent the birth of and are the children of and Jerry 627 YWCA says yes school officials apprehensive Should sex education be taught in Salina Related Page 14 By KAY BERENSON Representatives of the Salina YWCA came to the UD305 Board of Education Tuesday to seek ap proval for a proposal to develop a curriculum for family life skills and sex education in the Salina The answer they got was an unqualified The board agreed to continue investi gating the proposal but gave no final answer on whether it would be imple Marlene executive director of the told the board Salina and Saline County are among the target areas identified by the Kansas Depart ment of Health and Bu reau of Maternal and Child Health as having a higher than average adoles cent pregnancy rate and a high teen age abortion All of you as educators are aware of the tragic consequences of teenage pregnancy and premature It creates a cycle of misery and a cycle of institutions which have sprung up to deal with those Moore pointed to welfare serv ices and institutions to deal with bat tered children as among those needed to deal with the problems of teenage The stress of teenage parenthood contributes to the problem of battered Moore She said representatives of the YWCA and other local groups have been working on the proposal to attempt to prevent teenage Saline County also has a high inci dence of venereal Moore While the Health Department offers family planning and venereal disease Moore pointed out the de partments services are limited to helping those who come in to the In youngsters under the age of 17 visited the family planning clinic at the Salina Health An additional 169 of those seeking birth control information at the clinic were from 1820 years The venereal disease clinic had 34 clients under Pregnancy tests were conducted for 58 under the age of Statistics on teenage births and abor tions in Saline County in the latest figures show 67 births to mothers under 167 to those under Of the 19andunder 42 per cent were out of wedlock Seventyfive pregnant teenagers had abortions in the county in The proposal submitted to board members calls for a curriculum devel oped with resource materials provided by other schools which have system wide sex education and family living including Denver and public The YWCAs program director and social Mary would serve as resource person working in classrooms and would be available for individual student Initial cost Initial cost for the pilot program is estimated at which the YWCA hopes to be able to fund through a foundation The as would be offered to every student in the fourth grade and It would be incorporated in existing health or other We want to insure every student gets whether in or health class or Moore With the level of maturity of junior high she there also is a need to see that education begins be fore students are already sexually ac Harold director of elemen tary voiced concerns about the amount of time required of teach ers and about the nature of content in the Superintendent Lloyd Schurr echoed the concern about lack of time and about parental reaction to providing answers to the specific questions asked by Breaking point We do have a captive audience but its been captivated for many all of them but there comes a breaking Its a miracle to me the test scores arent dropping more be cause of the lack of time to deal with the Schurr alluded to a proposal to add an economic education component to the elementary curriculum and sug gested teachers could not be asked to add to their work without additional Schmidt and BUI director of secondary told board mem bers many of the subjects in the pro posed course of study were already covered in an existing health resource guide and required ninth grade health Board member Vernon a past president of the CityCounty Board of told school board members his experiences with the health department indicated the situa tion was worse than the statistics indi We are not getting the job done in church or I dont want anyone to have the feeling the board of education is going to stick its head in the sand on this Its a community Its similar to drug but not everyone gets involved with Every human has a sexual We laugh at the kind of questions kids but theres a lot of misinfor mation going around and always has Board member Carolyn Livengood expressed concern about the number of teenage mothers choosing to keep their Jocelyn also of the See Page 2 The crisis in brief share guilt Pravda MOSCOW UPI The Soviet Union Wednesday broke its loud silence on the Tehran hostage sit condemning not Iran but the United States for breaking in ternational the report in the Communist Party newspaper Pravda did not threaten Soviet counteraction if the United States uses military force against Aya tollah Ruhollah Khomeinis Islam ic While it noted that the 4 storming of the Embassy in Tehran and the taking of Ameri can hostages violated inter national Pravda said the United States had also broken in ternational statues by beefing up its military force in the Persian and by harboring the depos ed Shah Mohammed Reza Pah la fr Russian press deplorable WASHINGTON UPI The United States charged Wednesday the Soviet Union is not doing enough to help secure the release of American hostages in Iran and accused the Kremlin of depl orable press statements on the The voiced by State Department spokesman Hodding was in response to a com mentary in the Soviet official which con demned the United States rather than Iran for breaking inter national The commentary that was ried in Pravda Wednesday is We have made our views known on this subject to the Soviet Carter Secre tary of State Cyrus Vance raised the issue during a midmorning meeting with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Churchmen unite in call for prayer WASHINGTON UPI The heads of the nations major Cath Protestant and Jewish organ izations Wednesday called on their followers to tap our spirit ual resources and pray for the release of the hostages in We fervently call upon all and all places of worship to set aside a period of time in their each in their own tradi the weekend of 79 for the purpose of collective and si lent prayer that a just solution will be found in the confrontation between our country and the three said in a We Americans must tap our spiritual resources and not just our political the joint ap peal Inside today Area Donohue Circus   

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