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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - November 16, 1968, Ames, Iowa Ames daily my in a Tribune volume 102�?no. 118 Ames Iowa saturday november 16, 1968 ten cents $29.2 million in Federal Aid Unfrozen for Iowa highways about $29.2 million in previously Frozen Federal Aid for Highway construction in Iowa will be released during the next seven months according to Iowa state Highway commission director of highways Joseph Coupal. The amount is More than announced at the time of the last Federal cutback in september. Coupal said this will leave about $11 million in Iowa funds still Frozen. He based his prediction on an instructional memo from the u. S. Department of transportation which said the Federal government will proceed with a program of authorizing projects nationwide totalling not More than $100 million during december and $600 million per month during january through june 1969. Iowa a share is expected to be december $2,127 million january $12,532 million february $12,532 million March $8,299 million april $7,488 million May $7,488 million and june $7,889 million. Snow covered Cornfield a High contrast Aerial photograph of Bill Dodds route i combining Corn in a Snow filled Cornfield on his farm five Miles North of Ames provides a graphic record of harvesting problems caused by the unusually heavy Early snowfalls this season. Snow apparently has t caused much damage to the Corn but mud is a problem for Farmers harvesting Corn in soft Fields. This is the first time in several years that Snow has caused Harvest problems. Tribune photo by Rich Mensing hippy coeds Indianola Iowa up in a Day of common College fads several Simpson College coeds have come up with an off beat idea. Understanding reached on policy by Merriman Smith up White House reporter key Biscayne Fla. Up a after extensive clarification from Washington and new York president elect Richard m. Nixon and president Johnson seemed to understand each loftier better today on the conduct of foreign policy Between now and inauguration Day. There was a time Friday when this did not seem to be the Case when Nixon and Johnson appeared to have different ideas about How much say Nixon would have in Basic foreign policy decisions during the two months of transition. Understanding improved however. Muddy semantics cleared and Nixon flew to Florida for a weekend sem Holiday. For the next several Days he will Combine Leisure activities at key Biscayne with staff consultation on makeup of his new administration. Policy Flap the semantical Flap Over foreign policy actually began with Nixon thursday in new York when he announced his designation of Veteran Diplomat Robert d. Murphy As his special observer and representative at the state department during the transition period. Priests feel by pastoral position on vindicated letter birth control Washington up Washington area priests punished for publicly dissenting from Pope Paul birth control encyclical believe their View has been vindicated by the official stance of the nation s roman Catholic Bishops. After a week of intense deliberation the Bishops Damp it dared in a pastoral letter Friday that a Catholic couple could practice contraception in violation of the encyclical without regarding it As a sin provided their decision was made in Good conscience. The 11, letter adopted by a vote of 180 to 8, upheld the Pope s encyclical As the authentic teaching of the Church however and stated that artificial contraception must be regarded by All the faithful As an a objective in making the announcement Nixon mentioned his arrangement with Johnson whereby the world should know a that any decisions which were made by or any negotiations Vietnam that were being undertaken by the present administration would be honoured by the next then with Murphy at his Side thursday Nixon went on to say a in order to make this a viable arrangement it is of course necessary that there be a prior consultation on such foreign policy decisions and that the president elect not Only be informed but that he be consulted and that he agree to the course of Nixon was asked whether he had Johnson s Assurance a that you will be consulted on any foreign policy and decisions taken in the next 60 Davs a not Only his Assurance but his and my insistence that that be done a he replied. Calls lbs Bryce Harlow a Veteran of White House service in the Eisenhower administration and president said was this firm statement a the decision that will be made Between now and Jan. 20 will be made by this president by this Secretary of state and by this Secretary of defense. There was no disclaimer from the Nixon party. In fact aides went out of their Way to assure reporters that Johnson was right that Nixon had referred Only to decisions which might have to be implemented later by the new administration. By the time the presidents elect left for Florida his staff was Able to report All quiet on the rhetorical front. The coeds Are wearing football padding for undergarments. The fad was inspired by student actresses in the upcoming College play How Ever a College spokesman said the fad was gaining momentum and May become a Campus wide fashion. The spokesman said the coeds appearing in the play this weekend have been wearing hip padding a because its very similar to the ladies undergarments of that the idea for using the padding came from Simpson f o o t b a i i player Scott Springer Des Moines. However the spokesman said the cold temperatures in Iowa May turn the fad into a common fashion at Simpson. He said the hip pads result in making a the girls look like they re wearing a what effect does it have on the coeds who Don the latest fad fashion said the spokesman a it just fills them out All Coupal said the revised schedule Means part of the funds Frozen earlier will now be available for use during the latter part of the fiscal 1969 year which ends june 30, 1969. The commission i s rescheduling projects to be let during that period he raid. The funds will be available for letting one month after release. A while we wont recover All the Frozen funds a Coupal said. A it does appear that the total contracts for primary and interstate construction May reach As much As $97 million during the 19w fiscal year in addition to about $25 million in secondary Road that figure is based on the amount of Money received from the Federal government for fed meeting set on group Home a Public meeting concerning establishment of a group Home in Ames has been scheduled Lor 7 30 . Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall of the first Christian Church sixth Street and Clark Avenue. Members of the citizens steering committee invite persons who support the group Home project to attend the meeting. De Hutchins chairman will report on Progress toward establishment of the group Home in Ames and assign work to various volunteers. Group Home supporters currently Are searching for suitable facilities for establishment of the Home. Eral Aid projects plus state Money. The Federal government contributes 90 Oer cent on inter Tate projects and 50 per cent on some primary Highway projects. Accidents show Rise for year Here motor vehicle accidents and the number of persons injured Are running ahead of last year at the end of the first to months of 1968, according to statistics kept in the records department. Total through october was 693 accidents compared with 653 at this same time last year. Total personal injuries Are 220 this year compared with 218 last year. Property loss also has increased a $283,391 for the first to months of 1968 and $247,349 for the same period last year. During october Ames had 75 traffic accidents from which 26 personal injuries resulted. A total of 35 tickets were written As a result of these accidents. Property loss to vehicles totalled $30,035 and other property loss from these accidents was $455 for a total of$39,490. There were three pedestrian accidents in october and one involving a parked car. This years october record a showed a Sharp improvement Over october of a year ago when there were 95 accidents reported with 31 personal injuries and a total property loss of $36,694. Students look at themselves a Paris diplomats saturday still were issuing reports the delayed Vietnam negotiations May soon get underway. In Saigon government officials said South Vietnam May be nearing the end of its Boycott of the talks. Up due Tho special advisor to the North vietnamese delegation flew to Paris. In the past such trips by him signalled Progress in the drive for settlement of the Vietnam War. A Newark n. Battery driven police jeep advertised As an anti riot weapon is on Sale in new Jersey stores As children a Christmas presents. When fumed on the toy runs around in All directions stops periodically to turn Hood Over automatically and machine gun appears with realistic shooting noise and a after putting Down the riot. Goes Back to Valley forge Anne Eisenhower 19, oldest granddaughter of former president Eisenhower and Fernando Echavarria Uribe 25, an Industrial Engineer from Bogota Colombia were married today in the tiny Washington memorial Chapel one of americans historic landmarks. Julie Nixon daughter of the president elect was one of the bridesmaids. Barbaraus brother David 21, who will marry Julie sometime before Christmas was an usher. A it. Polk Hunters have proved too much for soldiers training for Vietnam combat duty in a wooded area near this base. The area has been a Haven for Deer. Claiming the Hunters were making life for the troops too realistic with Rifle and Shotgun fire the army put the area off limits to civilians posting signs stating a this area closed to Hunting this season for Protection of . Troops training for Vietnam but it added a a circumstances a ranking Nixon staff member May reduce moral guilt Quot for saw news reports following the couples that consider them Murphy press conference and selves compelled to practice it reasoned correctly that the father John Mcgarraghy one president might not be pleased. Of 44 area priests disciplined by he called Johnson thursday Cardinal Patrick o Boyle for night and again Friday to dissenting from the encyclical assure him that Nixon had no said the Bishops policy state intention whatever of intruding ment upheld their View. Into the foreign policy Peroga the dissenting priests had Tives of the president. Johnson never attacked the encyclical was concerned. He particularly Mcgarraghy said but had instead disliked one Public version to asserted a we would respect the the effect that Nixon was trying conscience of those who dissent to be co president from it Quot the same position Murphy went to Washington taken by the Bishops. Immediately to take up his he said the priests now duties As Nixon s foreign policy expect o Boyle to remove the representative and Johnson held restrictions he placed on their authority to exercise their priestly duties. By implication the Bishops left it to each couple to decide whether by practising artificial birth control they have incurred a sin which needs to be confessed. A we urge those who have resorted to artificial contraception never to lose heart but to continue to take full advantage of the strength which comes from the sacrament of penance and the Grace feeling and peace in the eucharist holy communion Quot the pastoral letter said. The Bishops also called on Congress to Amend the draft Law to permit Young men objecting to a particular War but not to War in general to be exempt from service. They welcomed the bombing halt in Vietnam and expressed prayerful Hope peace would emerge from the Paris negotiations. A Friday news conference with Murphy beside him. Among other things the wu�mmu8uii�wwiuiiiwumuithiiw weather noon 32 High 44, 3 . Low 31, 5 . Barometer 29.99, falling precipitation Trace Cloudy tonight and sunday. Rain changing to Snow Likely tonight and Snow continuing on sunday but diminishing sunday afternoon. Little temperature change until turning colder sunday afternoon and night. Winds shifting to West to Northwest to to 15 mph by evening. Precipitation chances tonight 60 per cent and sunday 40 per cent. by Rod Riggs mrs. Sue Reeves who teaches a course in personal and family living at Ames High school says the course is intended to help students a understand Why they Are like they a and a she adds a Why others Are like they expand interests the students first Are interested in themselves she said but end up interested in Why their parents Are like they Are. A result of this is that the girls in the course a finally come up with a what can i do in my future Home a a a they want to do better in particular areas than they think their parents have done. Or they want to copy what they have done if they approve a mrs. Reeves said. Although t h e elective course Enrols Only girls now boys will be invited to enrol next year. A you get a warped viewpoint with Only the female Point of a graduate of the University of Oklahoma mrs. Reeves received her masters degree in Home economics education from Iowa state University specializing in family life education. She taught six years in Amarillo tex., before coming to Ames High two years ago. She said she finds that students in her course a Stop and take a look at themselves. Its not easy to look at yourself a she said a a it a painful in some questions and answers students problems often can be eased simply by letting them talk and ask and answer their own questions. Quot they have to feel its Safe to say what they really think without fear of students she said Are a idealistic and they have to see How some of the problems can be a problem. They Are lacking in experience and exposure. A a a it a hard for them to visualize their Home life after they re married for example or any kind of Home life other than what they be experienced. A games is an extremely Homo a you Natiq z s times they re horrified by another a the Junior and seniors in the class Are pretty serious she said a but we done tend up with Many bored students. There Are some very dramatic cases in which the students end up by saying a look where that could Lead me a mrs. Reeves said. A a it a hard for humans who often fail to see that this Means mrs. Reeves disclaims any intention of psychiatric analysis. A a in a not trying to be a psychiatrist a she said a but to get them to look at themselves. A a there a not a great Deal of behavioural difference in teens and adults except that there is a More mature coverup by or use it kit in in nov. 10-16,1968 Genous one strata town without a wide variety of educational backgrounds or ethnic groups. Maybe a person who lives in Des Moines or someplace else gets this experience but Many of these students done to. There arg Many students she said who Are subject to Many kinds of pressures. A a they re told a do this because it will help you in a i try to Tell them it Isnit important How i Grade them but How Well they defend their opinions. I nearly always have an opinion myself but they done to always find out what it is. Few Are bored a they learn a great Deal from listening to one another. Some k urges variety mrs. Sue Reeves Home economics teacher at Ames High school finds students have a variety of problems Many of which Are brought on because Ames is an a extremely homogeneous one strata Tribune photo by Rod Riggs regents clash on fair employment Tribune traffic ticket War on Long Island parkways. A Page 2 students in Czechoslovakia plan new demonstrations. A Page 8 warning to Russia issued from nato meeting. A Page is liver operation utilizes Chimpanzee. A Page 8 sports pages 6 and 7 society Page 3 comics Page 5 editorial Page 4. V v Iowa City a the Iowa Board of regents split Friday in a vote on whether to stall the signing of a contract with an electrical Supply firm accused of violations of fair employment practices. The regents first voted unanimously to adopt a revised fair employment practices code to he followed when awarding contracts at its five state institutions but then split 4-4, on a motion to delay implementing a contract involving Crescent electric Supply co., Dubuque. The Board met thursday with representatives of the Iowa civil rights commission and the National association for the advancement of coloured people and heard charges that Crescent electric did not have negroes employed in three of its five offices in Iowa. Contract awarded Crescent had been awarded a $78,945 contract by the regents for transformers at the University of Iowa. A motion by Regent Melvin Wolf Waterloo which called for the Board to a seek ways to implement its fair employment policies and its policy in regard to fair employment by contractors subcontractors and supplies was approved unanimously. Then the deep division among the regents came Over whether fair employment policy should be made to apply to Crescent. Called discriminatory a this is discrimination of the worst kind a Regent Thomas Louden Fairfield said a to make this policy apply to a contract that has already been awarded we Are leaving ourselves open to potential civil Regent Ralph Wallace Mason City who. Voted for Wolf a motion said the Iowa civil rights commission investigation showed there is some question about whether Crescent electric follows All the fair employment practice Laws. Louden said a Iowa civil rights commission or the Des Moines rotary club what a the difference they still done to have the Legal will scare bidders a ifs a very poor policy because its going to scare off other bidders a Louden said. Voting against Wolf a motion on Crescent were William quartos Cedar rapids Ned e. Perrin Mapleton Richard and Louden. Board chairman Stanley Redeker Boone mrs. Joseph Rosenfield Des Moines and Wallace joined Wolf in support of the motion. The regents approved preliminary plans and an estimated project budget of $2.7 million for an addition to the Iowa state University we men a gymnasium. Classroom building delayed because of the length of the meeting the presentation of preliminary plans for the $3 million classroom and office building was delayed until next months meeting. A the addition to the women a gym will provide an additional 99,000 Square feet tripling the size of the present facility. It will be a two Story Structure on the North Side of the present building. On the ground floor will be locker space two Large gymnasiums two activity rooms and two dance studios. Offices classrooms and Laboratory space Wilt also be provided in the building. Construction is scheduled to Start in october 1969, and is expected to be completed in september 1971. Wayne Moore Isu vice president said $500,000 for the project will be Federal funds. The computer science program will become a department july i 1969, under a proposal approved by the regents. The work of course planning and scheduling student advising and teaching has become Tho heavy to be continued under the present arrangement University officials said. A $1,067,000 computer science building is now under construction on the Campus. Rename department the department of technical journalism will have a name change after action by the regents being renamed the department of journalism and mass communication to More accurately describe the scope of material covered. The regents also approved increases in the Board and room rates for the next academic year at the University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls. The increases will Range from $24 to $42

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