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   Montana Standard, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1968, Butte, Montana                                Whats th e scorer Page 15 Deer Lodge Junior Misj Washington St 24 Washington 0 Southern Col 28 UCLA 16 Ohio State 59 Michigan 14 Pcnn State 65 Pittsburgh 9 Oregon State 41 Oregon 19 Air Force 58 Colorado 35 Oklahoma 47 Nebraska 0 Kansas 21 Missouri 19 Arkansas 42 Texas Tech 7 Michigan St 31 Northwestern 14 LSU 34 Tulane 10 Tennessee 24 Kentucky 7 Yale 29 Harvard 29 tie Houston 100 Tulsa 6 Page 19 Julio Nixon to wed Che Montana Standard BuHeAnaconda 93rd 116 Good Morning Its Sunday Nov 24 1968 15 Cents Air pol De Gaulle stuns world France clings standards passed ranc value By STEPHENS BROKNING PARIS AP Charles de Gaulle defied the onslaught o speculative pressure against the franc Saturday and declared he will not devalue the currency he strove in his presidency to make one of the worlds strongest First reaction among Frances allies was one of stark surprise Italian government of ficials were stunned West Ger man Finance Ministry officials expressed shock We didnt expect said an Italian Treasury spokesman Everyone expected devalua The 78yearold general who last week dismissed devaluation as the worst of decided to fall back on Frances billion gold reserves and billion of international sup port pledged to defend the franc But it appeared he would have to prepare a series of harsh aus terity measures to stop the hem orrhage of capital which has drained at least billion from French reserves since May The dramatic decision was conveyed to newsmen in the courtyard of the Elysee Palace by Press Secretary PierreLouis Blanc after an emergency meet ing of the Cabinet which lasted 3 hours and 35 minutes The brief communique said The president of the republic makes known that following the Cabinet meeting held Nov 23 1968 the following decision has been taken The present parity See FRANCE Page 2 Angry British taxpayers rap Wilson in fight to save pound LONDON AP Britons swarmed to stores to beat new tax increases while a whirlwind of criticism battered Prime Minister Harold Wilson Satur day in the backwash of crisis over the French franc Opposi tion Conservatives called on Wilsons government to quit Heavy betting on a Conserva tive victory in the next national election was reported by London bookies as the British people went on a huge spending spree to beat the taxman before Christmas Stores and supermarkets throughout the country were be sieged by shoppers snapping up goods held in stock and there fore unaffected by the general 10 per cent sales tax hike stem ming from tlie latest interna tional money crisis Opposition leader Edward Heath slammed the new eco nomic squeeze as the bitter harvest of four years of social He called Wilson and his meddlers and mud dlers who have deceived the na Board of health wins long battle By JERRY HOLLORON Standard State Bureau HELENA Bucking strong pressure from some power ful Montana industries the State Board of Health Saturday adopted firm standards designed to clean up Montanat air The board gave unanimous and almost blanket approval to 13 emission standards proposed by Benjamin F Wako stare air pollution control director The standards which have the force of law draw the line on how much of a specific pollutant any one industry or other source will be allowed to pgt in the oir The new rules hove been vociferously opposed by rep resentatives of the coal wood products mining and electric utility industires as well as the Montana Chamber of Com merce On the other hand Wake was supported by various citizens medical and wildlife groups find Hie federal govern ment The standards deal with in cinerators pRilfculate matter such as dust and visible aiY smoke and odors open burning and pollution from wood waste or teepee burners Most of t h e new rules are effective immedi ately for any new industry mov ing into the state existing in dustry is given up to IB months in most cases to comply Giving existing industry time Wakes tool up to meet the standards was tlie only major mitigating factor the board added to the stand ards Saturday At Ihe same See POLLUTION Page 2 Doors to close Health board to continue Garrison saga Standard Slate Bureau HELENA sighed Mrs Virginia Mann Rocky Mountain Phosphates Co is on our Thats how the Stale Board of Health chairman began a board discussion Saturday on the latest chapter of the con See HEALTH Page 2 Watchful watchdog Checker a sevenmonthold basset hound and friend rest after a long day at the dog show in Vancouver The champion puppy managed Catholic schools threatened could cost Butte million By DANIEL J FOLEY Standard State Bureau HELENA Western Mon tanas Catholic schools are fac ing problems similar to those of the public schools bill for the parochial schools the prob lems are more acute the solu tions less apparent The solution is of interest not only to Catholics but to the gen eral taxpayer In Bulte for ex ample at the present per pupil cost of education public schools would be hit with an additional million burden if the citys Catholic schools closed PUBLICLY diocesan religious leaders say there really is no danger of such a drastic move but they are worried about the future of Catholic education in the diocese A shortage of religious teach ers and of money are the most pressing matters says the Rev WEATHER BUTTEANACONDA Variable cloudiness with scattered snow showers to day Showers becoming more numerous late today High today 35 and low to night near 20 Probability of precipitation 20 per cent today and 40 per cent to night One year ago 40 and 26 Weather table Page 2 John J McCoy superintendent of schools for the Helena Do cese The Catholic schools with out the ax support of public schools must depend largely on contributions from church mem bers and on school tuition Fi nancial support in he diocese has not been adequate in recent years THE RESULT of this and other problems has become in creasingly apparent Butte and Helena schools dropped the first grade three years ago Helena parishes are having difficulty re tiring Ihe debts on a recently built Catholic high school and an elementary school Shifting population in Butle is leaving some schools with too few stu dents others with too many A decrease in religious vocations has nccessilated the hiring of more lay teachers at a higher cost to the schools Diocesan religious leaders say they do not see these as signs of a crisis in Catholic edu cation but in at least one com munity Helena parishioners have been warned that unless support increases there is a dan ger that the schools may be closed FUTURE direction of Calho lic education in the diocese probably will be belter evalu ated after the first of the year when the results of studies by two of the dioceses religious or ders are completed The Sisters of Charity of Leav emvorth who teach primarily See SCHOOLS Page 2 to keep its eyes open long enough to guard its mistress tuckeredout Michele Cloghsey 5 AP Wirephoto LBJ to enter hospital for routine checkup By The NEW YORK TIMES WASHINGTON President Johnson said today he probably would enter the hospital sometime soon for Xray checks of a longstanding intestinal disorder diverticulosis White House aides said later that the checkup would be The president has not had any pain or discomfort hey said Johnson has had the chronic intestinal disorder since I960 but it was not disclosed officially until last August after he underwent extensive tests at Brooke Army Medical Center in Austin Tex Diverliculosis is marked by round protrusions from lie wall of he large intestine or colon where the wall is weakened by the entrance oE blood vessels in Youngstown Raymond Burr hits town Raymond Burr TVs Perry Mason was in Bulte last week Anyway a man using that name cashed a num ber of bad checks in Bulte and Anaconda He was arrested in Anaconda and is in jail there Author ities said there were quite a few Burr has not said whether he will conduct his own defense By KEITH KAIPES YOUNGSTOWN Ohio AP Broke without credit and al most without hope Youngs towns 45 city schools will close their doors next Wednesday More than students will go home for he Thanksgiving holiday plus a break of five weeks maybe longer if credi tors are unwilling to loan more money against uncollected lax es Officials hope o reopen class rooms Jan 2 To do so and stay in session until next June 24 to complete Ihe term Ihe school board will have to borrow against next years taxes If loans dont go through there will be no money to start tlie 196970 term next September Youngstown boasted one of Ohios finest cily school districts five years ago The Steel City of northeastern Ohio had nearly more school funds than it need ed Today beset by religious la bor and political ills and a fu tile attempt at balancing 1963 level income with 1968 costs tha Hope dimming for 78 trapped miners MANNINGTON AP smoke soared aboye stricken No 9 Saturday as weary rescue workers struggled lo a vicious subterra nean fire that trapped 78 men deep in the coal mine Wednus day morning Twentyone miners readied safely during the first few hours but mine officials held little hope the others would be saved Rescue efforts however con tinued on two quell the roaring ire below and lo drill narrow shafts inlo whal must be srnokefilled caverns 600 feet down We must cross off every pos a mine official told a news conference Saturday but adued We cant be too optim The first of tlie several earlh shuddering explosions occurred in tlie mine before dawn Wednesday shortly Iwfoic Ihe midnight shift of 99 men was to come to the surface No 8 is op erated by the Mountaineer Coal a subsidiary of Consolida tion Coal Co William Poimdstone execu tive vice president of the parent firm said three shafts each about three inches across were being sunk toward the sprawl ing complex of tunnels below One he said had probed more than 400 feet deep toward a target 785 feet away Barring delays it would be late Sunday before the shaft could be com pleted he said Tlie second shaft had reached more than 50 feet he said but work on tlie third was delayed because of smoke from a mine entrance not far away Poundstone was visibly shak en by a question at the news conference from the brother of one of the trapped miners Wliy dont you get more drills in here asked Tony Megna a 40yearold high school principal from Columbus Ohio district teeters on the brink of bankruptcy and collapse What happened in Youngs town Simply lax revenue has not kept pace with expenses The citys industrial base has grown but school tax rates have not Deer Lodge resident dies while hunting DEER LODGE Wayne E Obert a security officer at Montana State Prison died ol an apparent heart attack while hunting near Brazil Creek about two miles north of 237 near Helmville Powell Coun ty Coroner Clayton Jewell re ported Saturday Jewell said Obert was report ed missing when he failed to return from a days hunting Friday night He was found by sheriffs deputies about 50 feet from his vehicle Services are pending A resident of Deer Lodge or the past five years Obert was a member of the Montana Peace Officers Association and t h 8 Deer Lodgn Four By Four Res cue Patrol He was born in Spokane and served in the navy during World War II Survivors include liis widow Doris three children Gary Barbara and Nancy a brollier of Spokane and a grand child   

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