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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Ada, Oklahoma Ada Oklahoma sunday August 20,1967the Ada evening news Page 3 Watts kids go to Camp first time Camp Roberts Calif. Apr plucked from the Asphalt playgrounds of Watts the los Angeles District Tom by riots in 1965, an excited army of negro youngsters begins a pastoral vacation today. For two weeks 2,400 City Chil-1 Dren will work As Well As play in the rolling Sun baked Hills 250 Miles North of los Angeles. The approval of Federal Agen a cies and a dozen local government and private groups was needed for this Experiment in the War on poverty. Use of the Long time army training base was authorized late wednesday. The project sponsored by the Watts labor Community action committee was prepared in a whirlwind. A no project proposed in our Community Nas Ever received such wide acceptance a mayor Samuel w. Yorty told the los Angeles City Council in a rare appearance before the group wednesday. Yorty pleaded for $5,000 in City funds needed to pay 30 City bus Drivers to take the poverty area children to the Camp in 48 school buses. The Council approved the spending unanimously. Already on hand before the first buses arrive were 30 Cooks furnished by the Al Cio Marine Cooks and stewards Union. About 35,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables were donated by members of the California Council of growers. The produce was being collected at a dozen distribution Points throughout Northern and Central California. The summer work play project was proposed by Ted Watkins who Heads the Watts labor group. It quickly won the backing of vice president Hubert h. Humphrey and Mike Horowitz of president Johnson s Council on youth opportunities worked All of thursday cutting through red tape to make final arrangements. The youngest of the boys and girls was first in line with other groups leaving los Angeles daily next week. No specific plans have been made on jobs for the youngsters officials said. Watkins said children from poorer areas of los Angeles in addition to Watts May also get the vacation. Eventually he said it Hopes the program can be expanded to take care of a million boys and girls at military installations throughout the United states. A we hate to turn Down any kid a Watkins said. Sweden prepares for changeover to right lanes Stockholm apr to make sure its prisoners go right when they emerge into Freedom Sweden is including prisons in Ai massive publicity Campaign preceding the nation s change j Over to right hand driving. The final stage of the publicity Campaign is being kicked off j this weekend two weeks before Drivers take to the right Side of the Road. The changeover is costing $120 million with $7 million of that allotted for publicity. A we have to reach everybody including handicapped people foreigners children prisoners and so on a says Lars Skio eld director of the right hand traffic commission. Newspapers and broadcast stations Are being used in the advertising Campaign. Eight million brochures will be distributed monday to All swedish households hospitals and prisons. More brochures in to languages Are available for foreigners living in Sweden. Toys soda and Beer bottles and milk packages Are being used to impress everyone that sept. 3 is a Day. The h stands for Hoeger right in swedish. By a Day 360,000 directional signs will have been replaced or changed. Roads will Bear 130,000 posters reminding the Public to keep right. A it has gone Well so far a Skio eld said this week. A we Hope with the help of 8,000 policemen against 1,300 normally and 150,000 volunteers that sept. 3 will come and go As smoothly As the Ada Wening news Konawa agent Ronnie Stockton a 5-3689 531 West first All Spring amp summer merchandise must be sold hurry in for store wide savings save from off regular retail prices Here Are just a few of the savings ladies blouses values to $1.99 2 for $1 ladies slim jims a summer styles entire Stock off Wall s Price Walus big shoe Sale continues j Don t miss this big event Wall s buyers have just purchased two big shoe stocks. 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