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Leader-Times (Newspaper) - August 25, 1965, Kittanning, Pennsylvania When the Mslting Pot Boils Over Family Life Breakdown Blamed in Watts Riots QfTOMUflQ rO 1 Wednesday Aug is 1965 Old Shackles Removed KDITORS breakdown of NOTE The Negro family life is felt to be a major fac tor in the Los Angeles riots Seeking to avoid other flare ups of this type investigators are looking closely at this as pect of li2 in Americas teeming urban centers This is the last of three dispatches assessing the California riots By AL KUETTNEIl LOS AiNGELES UPI respectability Inside the homes say the welfare department and police it is a different story People crowded up four times as close as in the city as a whole liv jng in homes that are largely marginal or dilapidated Figures Tel Story Consider these statistics bout 12 out adults in the of every area who 100 are The capable of working are unem ployed compared with 5 of 100 No i record on the juke box among the citys white people at the Westminster Center in Fortyfive per cent of the the Walts district of Los Anj Watts families have annual in geles is entitled I Cant Helpcomes of less than Myself jthe poverty six ou One block away from the of families receive som church center is 103rd St The I form of welfare relief erence on civil rights called ayPresident Johnson j A Labor Department study j landed to the President recentj y revealed that half the naj ions Negro children have lived in broken homes by age 18 j Darker Increases Meanwhile warn Negro lead ers here frustrations deepen and danger of further out breaks heightens Dr H H Brookins a native of Yazoo County Miss who is chauman of the local United Civil Rights movement put it this way am afraid we are merely SAN ANTONIO Tex Air planting the seed and cultivatman 3 C William L Sherry Armstrong Clarion County Boroughs Under New Laws IT liarrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG Armstrong Countys 17 boroughs embracing a population of 29763 and Clarion Countys 12 boroughs with a 14061 vicles that the compensation of school police shall be paid joint ly by the borough and me school district in a ratio to be determin ed by the borough council and WORLDS OLDEST PLANTS Some of the worlds oldest known vestiges of flowering plants were fourfl several years ago in Colorados San Juan Mountains the National Geo graphic says Eighteeninch fos sils imprinted on red rock show a palmlike growth that flour cililies laying either wilhiii or ished 185 million years ago without the limits of the bor ough Also under a new law boroughs population now come under a i board of school directors The now may appropriate funds for number of new laws cleared by new statute also provides that ifjthe puichase Of boats rescue and the 1965 Legislature and signed the two are unable to agree on the saving equipmcnt and to ap into law by Governor scranton ratio of compensation then eachipropriale moneys to rescue units including one that removes the shall pay onehalf las well as for rescue unit houses WILLIAM L SHERRY Sherry Given Alabama Duty ing the soil for something worse because we wont realize how street is a charred memorial The Walls district is largely serious this thing is the passions and hatred of Neja product of the heavy influx The feet is you are dealing gro rioters who put it to the of Negroes during the past Where with people who are T torch i years Between 1950 und 1960 The song title seemed to beLos Angeles Countys Negro a prophetic requiem Scores of leaders and ordi nary people of Los Angeles Ne gro and white are seeking Hie basic cause and hopefully a cure for the Watts district riot which began Aug 11 and left 37 dead hundreds injured and more than 4000 in jail Pro perty damage was in excess of million High on the list of suspects is a factor common to most population increased 78 pel ter and clothing The ones who did this rioting dont even know cent most of it pouring into the about the Civil Rights Act They trouble zone and most of itjfigure why should they even coming out of the South and read the newspaper East Dr Harold W Jones is a Nejs AU this gro psychiatrist in charge of countyoperated mental health center in the heavilypopulated Negro Southside His agency has studied case histories of 750 families who have sought help during the past year The study shows almost standard home he of Negro knows on the ground His attitude is Why should I be concerned with what I do I cant fall off the ground American cities the breakoriented blems connected down the family Me Among he h school disd Une and de urban masses of Negroes tnis r factor comes critical and is regarded as a major cause of violent explosions over seem ingly trivial incidents In the Watts area the break son of Alonza E Sherry of limitation upon the amount for which a borough may become ob ligated in order to provide im prove and maintain recreation places Another new borough law pro YEAR ROUND LITTERBUGS NEW YORK UPI people think of the litterbug as Under another new law previously were limit ougha of Armstrong and Clarion ed in this respect to fire compan now are authorized to ies and related equipment and appropriate moneys to assistfacilities other political subdivisions or Another new borough law sign municfcal airport authorities Ud Into being by the Governor to acquire establish operate now authorizes boroughs to use and maintain air navigation fuels fax refunds as pay ment of its onethird share of ADDED INCOME a fair weather creature but NEW YORK Ameri Templeton RD 1 Pa has rea national survey of litter fightUn ceived his first permanent Air ers by Keep America BeautifulItimated Force duty assignment afterthe anti more than billion organization this year in income payments so from life insurance proceeds set ing at Lackland Air Force Base Only 50 per cent of aside with life companies says street improvement when abut ting property owners are assessed up to twothirds of the CPEN CHARGE ACCOUNT Just Say Charge It Ask About Our Six Month Budget Plan KITTANNING completing basic military Tex those polled an equal num Iber of men and women in all the Institute of Life Insurance The Institute said that last Sherry has been the states said Jitterbugs areyear poHcyholders and their for training and duty as an acjat their worst in the summerfamilies set aside 15 per cent counting and finance specialist But one of every five reported of their life insurance benefits at Maxwell Air Force Base in their experience litterj to provide income payments in Ala The airman is a 1962 graduate of Kittanning Senior High School bugs are equally active in alljthe future These benefits in seasons of the year And a subeluded ordinary and group in surance death stantial numDer said there was more littering in the fall or winter down showed up during the re cent rioting as a problem span ning as many as three genera tions Middle aged Negroes young parents and threeyear olds wera seen looting and burning Tha Watts district lies 10 miles south of downtown Los Angeles Its ghetto conditions differ sharply from those in Harlem because it is a neigh borhood of fairly neat homes small but well tended lawns and an outward appearance of pression It is easier for a Negro mother to gel a job as a do mestic than it is for the father to get a job of any Jones says At home the child sees his father sitting around the kitch en drinking with his buddies while the mother is out work ing Jones says The father shows he is not in charge of the home The children grow up fight ing authority and this usually ends up taking the form of hat ing the ipolice In Watts most of the police are white and rep resent an authority that is de spised The cycle is repeated in each generation Desert The bureau of public assist ance reports that a typical re jlief family for the area con jsists of a mother and four chil deserted by the father One out of three of the areas children on relief rolls are il legitimate The family life breakdown 5n such neighborhoods is viewed as typical of big urban centers and will form major emphasis for this falls White House con Foe Would Curb Radar Road Check HARRISBURG UPI State Sen George N Wade RCum 3C Glenn E Beighley son of berland outstanding foe of tlie Mr and Mrs John F Beighley use of radar on state roads has introduced legislation which would restrict its use Wade cosponsor with three other senators of the bill pro posed Monday that no more than GLJENN E BEIGHLEY Leechburger With Air Force SAN ANTONIO of 224 Center Ave Leechburg Pa has been selected for technic al training at Keesler Air Force Base Miss as an Air Force com municationselectronics specialist Beighley a 1965 graduate of i 5 per cent of state police assign Leechburg Union High School reed to any one troop could be used cently completed basic militaryin the operation of radar equip training at Lackland Air Forcement Base Tex It would also void any con viction for speeding on radar evidence unless the device had been tested for accuracy within two hours of the 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