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6 Oct 1970

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6 Oct 1970

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Anderson Herald (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Anderson, Indiana Meteoric Rise to top drugs and fast living lifestyle incinerated top Talent. Editors note the following was written by an associated press newsmen who also is a Rock musician and familiar with their life styles. By Joel Dreyfuss associated press writer new York a they come out of nowhere fight to the top. Live hard and fast and die Young Burnt out by their own lifestyles. Singer Janis Joplin followed the script. Her death sunday of a drug overdose just 16 Days after guitarist i in i Hendrix died in his blonde Girlfriend s London Flat after taking nine sleeping pills was part of a tradition that stretches Back beyond Rock music Back to jazz Back to the blues the beginning of it All. Miss Joplin like Hendrix was a when i get scared and worried Quot she once said a i Tell myself a Janis just have a Good so i juice up real Good and that s just what i performers such As these live life to the Hilt perhaps knowing that the unpredictable whim of Rock music fans could Send them tumbling from the highs of instant Fame prodigious adulation and the Shower of Gold their performance bring. Game of erasing a dreary past and storing up glittering memories. Often their forebodings fulfilled they come to Early ends a Al Wilson. Brian Jones Brian Epstein. Frankie Lyman Otis Redding Booker Ervin John Coltrane. Wilson guitarist with the Rock group canned heat died in sep tember apparently from an overdose of sleeping pills. Jones guitarist with the rolling stones drowned last year in the swimming Pool of his Homo in England. A Coroner said he was under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Lyman Lead Singer of once popular a teen agers a Rock group died several years ago a victim of drugs. Epstein Brilliant manager of the beatles died Young. So did Redding a blues Singer who became More famous in his american Homeland after death than in life. Ervin and Coltrane. Jazz saxophonists died in their 30.-, Ervin last month Coltrane several years ago. Further Back in 1959, he great blues Singer Billie Holiday after a pain wracked career died in a new York City Hospital while facing narcotics charges. before the end. A court order removed a police guard from her death bed miss Joplin a idol was Bessie Smith a the Empress of blues Quot who died in 19 57 following an Auto crash. She bled to death reportedly after being refused admission to a Mississippi Hospital because she was Black. Just last aug. 8, miss Joplin helped buy a Tombstone for miss the Anderson Herald unmarked for 33 years. Before the Rock music phenomenon performers worked Long hours for modest wages. Jazz and blues singers received limited recognition. Rock was different. It skyrocketed Over the music world and High powered record Industry publicity machines catapult please turn to Pogo 2, column 3i pledge allegiance to the flog of the imbed. States of America and to the Republic or u Kirk it stands one nation under god indivisible with Liberty a Quot a Justice for All. -1 amp vol. 103, no. 95 Anderson Indiana tuesday morning october 6, 1970 Price to cent pledging peace Nixon Home after european visit Washington a tired but buoyant. President Nixon arrived Home monday night after ending a nine Day european tour with a Farewell pledge in Ireland that the United states will pursue peace for All the Globe. The presidential Jet touched Down at nearby Andrews air Force base. Md., at 8 24 ., and Nixon and his wife smiling and waving As they walked Shook hands with a crowd at the Airport before boarding a helicopter for a Short trip to the White House. Nixon was greeted by Nice president Spiro t. Agnew top administration and congressional leaders and members of the diplomatic corps. The result of his tour and visit to the 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean. Nixon told the crowd is that a your relations in that critic a a a a. Alan Helms. Offers Alt native Cal and Touchy area have been vastly As he had during Bis trip the president declared that the tour was aimed at a strengthening the Structure of peace in the Mediterranean and in the world. A i think we made Progress in strengthening that he said reciting again the goal of a a generation of hours earlier at Dublin. Nixon paid tribute to his Irish forbears and said the United states shares Quot the great Ideal we All desire a peaceful with thousands cheering him in the Irish capital the president did not appear bothered by a few beef incident in which dissenters hurled eggs and unidentified objects at his car. None hit Nixon or his Wile sit Ting next to him. But he motorcade picked up Speed. White House aides and Irby Security officials Aid they regarded the incidents As insignificant. Two eggs splattered against the Windshield of the limousine As the motorcade entered Dublin after a swing through the Irish Countryside. Another was squashed against the window next to which mrs. Nixon was sitting. Irish police arrested a woman and two men. The president had been it Anding up in the open car waving vigorously to the crowds but quickly sat Down when he saw the egg throwers. Later As the presidential motorcade headed for the Airport dissenters emerged again from an applauding and cheering crowd and hurled objects at Tho car. One was an egg thrown apparently from an upper Story of a business building it missed its target and splattered on Tho Street. Moments later unidentified objects hit the left front door of the limousine just under the presidential Seal. While Nixon did not seem disturbed. The incidents apparently discouraged him from his usual practice of stopping he motorcade to Hake hands w Ith people in the crowd. Some Irish groups protested Nixon s visit to Ireland because he t of the occasion to hold a strategy meeting with his Paris envoys to the Vietnam peace talks in the area where the eggs local redevelopment Hopes up by Jon Shafer Herald staff writer As far As the Anderson department of redevelopment is concerned the times Are rare when a Federal Agency gives in to a moment of generosity. Past experience with the department of housing and Urban development has left a persistently gnawing feeling of failure. Last August for example the latest blow came when huds regional office in Chicago flatly rejected an open space project for the City. Hudz reason offered about As dispassionately As a vending machine returning change was that relocation of two families was a task beyond the capacity of a City of to xxx population. But this week there is a new Glimmer of Hope that Anderson s redevelopment efforts Aren t As bad As Hud has consistently said they be been. Redevelopment director David Sheldon said monday the open space project has been Given it consideration by Hud officials who spent two Davs last week reviewing the entire operation of the local Agency. Sheldon minces no words about the fact the departments performance in the past Vav it enough to cause Federal representative to turn their no Quot a Down at any local federally funded projects. Hud s main Argumon concerning Anderson is a Earry Ovet from the yet uncompleted a project a Quot which at me appeared to grind to a Complete halt with Little indication anything More would be done. The worst part of it All. According to Sheldon was tha the relocation process was a pretty shabby operation. Hud s findings adding in ult to injury pointed out too Many families wound up in Homes no better than the ones thee were forced out of via the Urban a Newal process. Sheldon had remarked last july a Elf you re going to better conditions you be got to Ake Pleat turn to Page 2, column 4 Dolphin Case to be reviewed the Indiana civil rights commission confirmed monday that an Anderson couple has petitioned for review of a Case involving alleged discrimination at the Dolphin club. The couple. Or. And mrs w 1-Liam Mathis originally brought their complaint to the Ander on human relations commission last August following an incident Over a three year old Black youth brought to the dub As a guest. The local commission later concluded it did not have auth it Rity to pursue the Case beyond attempting conciliation Between officials of the dub and the complaint ant a spokesman for the St be commission. Mrs june Frang Mier. A consultant with the commission. Said the Case will go under preliminary review As to the legality of the state body authority to assume jurisdiction under the Indiana Public accommodations Law. She said in Duna civil rights Cut Mission probably will decide in the next couple of Days if the Anderson Case comes under its jurisdiction. If so. An investigation would tensile the rights commission under Public accommodations cases a authority to conduct Public hearings in the event conciliation efforts do not provide satisfactory Resolution of alleged discriminatory practices. No ex-cell-0 incidents reported Elwood in Sharp contrast with the confrontations of a week ago. Reports from uni a management and Law enforcement officials monday my it indicated there had been no incidents around the ex-cell-0 Plant Here since Friday Daniel Cummings an attorney for the United Auto Woik ers. Said monday Legal step. Are definitely being taken to tree the four members of l Cal 1384 jailed f r id a y on contempt charges stemming from Tho a incidents of last week Cummings however refusing to say exactly what Steps would be taken did admit there would be a hearing on the matter in the state supreme court Chambers at to this morning. Rumours persisted throughout the weekend the men would be released within hours but they were still in the Madison county jail late monday. Despite any rumours that do exist one thing is certain picketers who have been on strike at the local Plant since sept 2 t Emain Union president Robert Rol land told Tho Herald a meeting conducted sunday was quite a productive and informative a for the Union members he said a similar meeting is planned for this sunday but he would not comment on the agendas of the meetings. Several Elwood sources said a number of window had been shot out Over the weekend Law enforcement officials confirmed at least one of the incidents. One unofficial source said most of the trouble us coming from the outside and is therefore. Hard to control. Two state officials were in Elwood monday to Confer with leaders and generally to observe the situation according to r Diana they included state labor commissioner William h. Lanam of Bloomington and Vernon Hooe. A representative from the Indiana state labor commissioner s office. Were thrown in Dublin a Small group shouted nut their opposition to . Involvement in Vietnam. Nixon came to Ireland on saturday after having visited i Aly he . 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean Yugoslavia Spain and England. He spent two hours sunday at Limerick meeting with his Vietnam envoys. On monday morning he and mrs Nixon travelled by car and helicopter in intermittent showers and Clear weather across the Countryside to Dublin in the Irish capital he net with prime minister Jack Lynch and other Leader telling them it is . Policy a to make it Post Ible for Ireland and every other country in the world to Deneb a period of Cloudy variable cloudiness with a Chance of thundershowers today through wednesday. High today 73-xi Low tonight 55-60 High tomorrow 7381 High yesterday 79 Low yesterday if Sunrise 7 16 . Sunset 7 22 Political sign gets attention St Joseph to i a at Lea get one political candidate has succeeded in getting the attention of the voters thus election season. A sign promoting the election of or. Fred Warren of Cameron to. For state senator from the 34th District fell from a plane late monday and Cut through a 3 5,000-Volt Power line. Power was off in an area in m North St a Eph to Savannah mo., 12 Miles North. Waterless firefighters use milk m Arii Itta a a patrolmen la f Higgins arid Larry e ii it on upon a milk truck with its engine on fire but had no fire Extin Quither with which to do Battle the officers reported 14 half pints of milk did the trick. Lynch praised Tho president s i rip As i Mission of peace Quot and it Aid the country was proud a Nixon and his wife had come to look at some of the to its of their family Trees. Earlier at tim Ahoe where Nixon Quaker acc tor Are buried Nixon said the United states wanted to achieve a a generation of peace Quot in the last part of this Century and to con Tam to work for peace from there on. He noted that no generation in the 20 h Century a know n a Long period of peace. Nix in met Lynch of or a Courtesy Call on Ireland a 87-year-old president earner de Valera in Phoenix Park the residence of Ireland s president. Dublin Welcome for president Nixon was Friendly enough but no unexpectedly fell Short of the near rapture which greeted John f Kennedy whose Conner Lions with Ireland generally were regarded As much closer than those of Nixon. Youngsters let out of school at noon waved the stars and stripes and cheered loudly. Some of the older generation were impatient with the massive Security operation which i rup de the capital s traffic throughout the Day. The asserted purpose of Nixon s tour was to underscore the i s. Commitment to peace in the Mediterranean area especially and the world in general. These were among the High Plevi turn to Page 2. Column 7 United fund reports 25 per cent of goal six divisions in the county wide 1970 United fund Campaign. Which opened formally Here monday reported Advance contribution near or in excess of 50 per cent of their assigned quota in the >675.000 Campaign. For the first time in he history of the United fund. A total of almost 25 per cent was announced mainly from special gifts at a of Kickoff luncheon. More than 300 Volunteer workers a he luncheon session la the Anderson Myca monday noon Hoard a keynote address by Carl r. Terzian of los Angelo. Municipal employees in he City government division headed by Roy Shepherd topped a he report list with -6 per conf or s3.793, of the is too quota Chesterfield with $1,168 or 5 per cent of the a. Xxi a was next. In total doll. Tho Genera motors in c mooned of employees of lamp and Delco Rev division headed by Dow Caldwell and Boyd Bonner. Guide and Vero Petry and ted Vinson. Delco Remy. Reposed sex too of its 4442,090 or 23 per cent of its quit a. A so High on the report list at the opening session was the schools urn headed by g. E. Ebbertt Public school superintendent and Shirell Fok. Anderson College executive. The unit Picot Tufa to Page 2, column 4 if you Don t do it it won t get done that s the messes bom Madison United fund Campaign general chairman t. Franklin m Iler As he open the Kickoff meeting of the s675,000 Campaign at a luncheon for More than 300 Volunteer workers at the Myca. A total of si69,967 or 24.9 per cent of the quota was reported in Advance gifts monday. The next session and the first official report meeting will be next tuesday noon at the Myca. Kickoff speaker was Carl r. Terzian of los angles. Hulen Achor. Questions legality Robert Humphrey. Backs tax change candidates debate nonpublic school Aid plan again six county candidates of eight seeking election to the 1971 Indiana general Assembly p resented conflicting views Here monday night at a meeting of the Anderson Pat Council on a proposal for Public Aid to nonpublic schools. It was the second meeting of the two groups of candidates on the same Issue Here although two of the candidates at a meeting sept. 28 at St Mary a school were absent from monday night s the discussion conducted before representatives of the Pat organizations in the Anderson schools included four other questions in addition to the ques tion of Public Aid to nonpublic or parochial schools. Tom Teague a Democrat candidate for state senator who had indicated at the St. Mary s meeting last week that he a sup pored in principle Quot a Bill that would provide for reimbursement of private schools for teaching nonsectarian subject matter to pupils of Hie private schools and later qualified his statement of support in tie condition that Quot no other alternative was available Quot repeated his stand at the Greenbriar session monday night. Teague said he deplored injection of partisan politics in the Issue and went on record monday by voicing the same reservations that gop Legisla Tive candidates announced week on the question of constitutionality of the proposed Bill weakening of the private organization of Church control Over its nonpublic schools and the possible need to go before the legislature for More Money every two years. Democrat William Sebree a former state representative who is seeking a new term in the Indiana House who has also announced support for the plan to provide state Aid to non Public schools also told the crowd he would support a program of at least 50 per cent state support for the Public school operating costs and Back a state wide tax Structure revision to fund such a program. He Ako declared that he and Teague would work As a team along with candidates Craig Campbell and William Way mire who he said was attending Quot another meeting in the North part of the county Campbell and Waymire had also indicated at last week s meeting in St. Mary a gym that he would Back Aid to non Nate schools. A Pat Council spokesman said following monday nights meting that Campbell and Waymire had also responded to a Pat sponsored statewide questionnaire by saying that they would support Quot the position that Public funds for education must be applied Only for publican a controlled tax supported s ate rep. Robert Humphrey a Republican said he would support 50 per cent state funding of school operating costs and tax Structure changes to fund the plan. He said the 1969 general Assembly appropriated $48 million More than the previous plan which provided stats Aid of nearly 70 per Cen for some very poor school districts of the state. He also indicated he would support an appropriation measure that would fund a special education program and would Back a plan for removal of the office of state superintendent of Public instruction from the ballot. Republican state sen. Alan Helms of Fortville representing Madison Hancock and Henry counties said he would Back a 50 per cent state funding of local school operating costs support tax Structure changes to fund the plan support the special education proposal and Back removal of the superintendent s office from the ballot. Regarding Public support of nonpublic schools Helms said he opposed the plan outlined in a Model Bill being presented throughout the state As it is written. He suggested an alternative plan which provided float turn to Pogo 2, column i in the Herald today. Alanson threatens judge As bailiffs subdue hint a Page 9. Sadat to succeed Nasser permanently a Page 13. Palestinian refugee proposal prompts free state a Page 9. New arrivals and obituaries a Page 2 editorials opine us and comment a Page i accent on w Omen a pages 6-7 sports highlights a pages 10-12 comics and daily features a pages 14-15 markets and financial news a Page 16 classified advertising a Page 17-19. Quot i had at least 25 Calls Quot Quot and yesterday Only Tho first Day my of was in the paper Quot that s what this Hoppy Herald bulletin classified advertiser said when he called to cancel his of under houss for rent Quot 2 bedroom Buck Gas Sec Rar port. References re 000 0000 Quot houses for rent Quot is really an Active classification in the her Ala bulletin classified Paes of Yow have a House for rent on apartment for rent a Cor for Sale or whatever Call 443-5371 and place a fast acting inexpensive Herald bulletin want and Call today someone May be waiting tor your Adlo appear. Iii ii ii i. Kenneth Bays gives warning s

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