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Arkansas City Traveler (Newspaper) - January 17, 1966, Arkansas City, Kansas Snow ninety fifth year number 131 eight pages Arkansas City Kansas monday january 17, 1966 eight pages Price in City 5 cents pro dope pushers at colleges they operate on fringes of campuses by Hal Cooper. Associated press writer a series of police investigations have led to the arrest of More than 30 students of a dozen u. S. Colleges recently on illicit sex and narcotics charges. No definite connection Between the various incidents was claimed and Only a tiny minority of undergraduates Quot was said to be involved. But police reported evidence that professional dope pushers were operating on the fringes of a number of campuses. In Akron and Columbus Ohio 22 Young persons were arrested last week in marijuana raids including at least nine students or former students of Ohio state and Kent state universities. Police said they believed there had been big shipments of the narcotic Weed into the area from Mexico. In Norman okla., eight students and five former students of the University of Oklahoma were arrested on charges ranging from Possession of narcotics to lewdness. The police bag in this raid on an apartment near the Campus included two 18-year-old coeds. Meanwhile school officials said they were investigating a report that a 16-year-old girl was smuggled into an Oklahoma University athletic dormitory for a sexual orgy during the year end holidays. At the University of Michigan six students and six persons described by police As a Campus hangers on were accused of Possession or Sale of narcotics. One defendent a 29-year-old Painter was said to have grown marijuana in a Home Garden plot three blocks from the Campus. A Syracuse University student returning from the holidays was nabbed by detectives who said his Luggage contained marijuana. Heroin pills known As goof balls and a switchblade knife. Police said the use of narcotics at the University had been under investigation since last fall. Two University of Massachusetts sophomores were charged Writh Possession of harmful drug pills and one was accused of Selling them. In Washington . Narcotics agents acting on a tip from officials of american University arrested an 18-year-old freshman and charged him with Selling marijuana. A University of Miami student and his wife were picked up at Miami Airport by customs agents who said they were trying to smuggle in five pounds of marijuana from Jamaica. Police arrested a dozen no students in a recent narcotics raid near the University of Washington in Seattle. An investigating reporter for the Seattle times said 500 to 1,000 persons in the University area including a number of school dropouts were using marijuana. Legislators return to their desks traffic toll Topeka apr Kansas traffic death log 48 hours to 9 . Monday�?2 for january�?13 for 1966�?13 comparable 1965 period�?24 the weather forecast Kansas partly Cloudy to Cloudy to bight and tuesday. Warmer Northwest and North Central tonight and Over state tuesday. Light variable winds tonight. Law temperatures tonight near 10 above Well to 15 to ?0 East. Highs tuesday in the 30s East to the 40s West. Zone 8 decreasing cloudiness and colder tonight. Fair to partly Cloudy and continued cold tuesday. Low tonight 5 to 10. High tuesday 25 to 30. Zone 10 fair to partly Cloudy and cold tonight and tuesday. Low tonight near 10. High tuesday around 30. Oklahoma partly Cloudy North to Cloudy South tonight occasional Light Snow beginning Southwest portion tonight and spreading Over South and Central portions tuesday. A Little colder East and South tonight. Not quite so cold Northwest tuesday afternoon. Low tonight ii to 18 North. 1? to 25 South. High tuesday 23 to 33. Topeka apr Kansas legislators returned to the Job today preparing to tackle both appropriation and reapportionment matters this week. Bills to carry out non Money parts of gov. William h. Averys program will be ready for introduction beginning tuesday. The appropriation Bills will be handled by the ways and Means committee of each House. Avery called for a $570 million budget for next fiscal year traveler sponsors hews film visual education program on current events in schools students today must Deal with a bewildering number of facts. These can Range from the Orbital Speed of a space capsule to the Date when the War with Japan ended. As new knowledge is discovered the sheer number of facts threatens to become overwhelming. One answer to this problem adopted by Many educators is to concentrate More on teaching Broad unifying ideas. Facts Are used to illustrate these significant concepts rather than being taught As ends in themselves. The concept approach can also be used in teaching current events area teachers Are finding. These teachers Are using Yec news services sponsored by the traveler. One important part of these instructional materials is a weekly news filmstrip. Exciting news photographs from All Over the world Are projected on a screen to focus class attention and stimulate student discussion of significant current events. Each filmstrip is accompanied by narration guides written in various vocabulary Levels. These guides provide the teacher with the background facts ideas and questions needed to Lead class discussion. The news filmstrip program does not offer students isolated news events. Instead it concentrates on those significant events which Are most Likely to be of historical importance. It uses these events to illuminate Broad general concepts. For example news about the North Atlantic treaty organization is used to illustrate the reasons for alliances Between nations a labor strike provides the Opportunity to show the relationship Between manage m e n to worker and government. In addition to the weekly news filmstrip the vec program includes monthly study in depth filmstrips on specific subjects. In these students obtain detailed background information which makes their daily newspaper Reading More meaningful. Subjects this school year for instance include. A the Congress of the United Quot flight to the a riches from the sea a a introduction to the news quiz to be published in the traveler is the third unit of the instructional materials. Students and their parents refresh their knowledge of important current events by taking the quiz. The Complete program is published by visual education consultants inc. Of Madison Wise. It is used in schools throughout the nation. The traveler sponsors the program As part of its educational services for area schools. Based on present taxes. It would mean dipping into Reserve funds up to about $10 million. A Resolution authorizing Sale of surplus lands at state institutions should be ready for introduction tuesday Avery said. It is designed to permit Sale of land once used for farming at the institutions but not now needed for that purpose. Avery said two proposals indicated the unneeded land is now being leased for about 3 per cent of value which he said is not enough to justify continued state ownership. Although he did not have an estimate on the acreage involved Avery said it appeared the sales might bring More than $1 million to the state. Avery cited in particular farm lands held by the Larned state Hospital Winfield Hospital and training Center and the veterans Home at Dodge City. Much of the land at those places is not needed any longer for its original purpose farming he said. A Bill to abolish the present state port of entry system can probably be accomplished in an appropriation Bill not requiring a special measure the governor said. The House went into session in the morning while the Senate had an afternoon meeting scheduled. Apportionment committees of both House and Senate will meet by tuesday. Courts have ordered reapportionment of both houses by the first of april on a population basis. Poland China Sale $18,045 the Sale of Poland China Breeding Stock at the armory saturday during the southwestern Poland China Type conference grossed $18,045. The grand Champion boar shown by Cecil Wittum and sons of Caldwell sold for $1075, and the top Selling boar which was shown by Carl Hirsch and son of Indianola Iowa sold for $1,-500. The Champion open Gilt shown by Don e. Orr and sons of Tipton. Ind., sold for $300. The Champion bred Gilt shown by Warren Kessler of Ladoga. Ind., sold for $700. The Champion on foot Barrow and Champion certified litter were both exhibited by Cecil Wittum of Caldwell. There were a total of 396 juniors and adults entered in the judging contest of the conference. The Elk City f. F. A. And Arkansas City f. F. A. Teams tied for first place. The High individual in the Junior contest was also a tie Between Dale de Witt of the Braman 4-h club and Brad elder of Elk City f. F. A. Both had a perfect score and both will receive trophies. Hie first place adult trophy was awarded to Jerry Therman of Stillwater okla., with the first place of women a division being awarded to mrs. Carl Hirsch of Indianola Iowa. Members of the Arkansas City f. F. A. Teams Are. Dick Gottlob. Merrill Kistler Dennis Shurtz and Steve Mccorgary who tied for first place and the third place team consisted of David Giles Martin Mccorgary Cleo Rogers and Webster Ball. Eight speeding arrests Are made police made 12 arrests during the weekend for traffic violations. Eight Drivers were charged with speeding and four were charged with other violations. Cease fire ordered thursday Saigon. South Viet Nam apr the commander of . Force in Viet Nam. Gen. William c. Westmoreland today ordered All american troops to cease firing for 78 hours starting at noon thursday in Observance of the vietnamese lunar new year Holiday tet. Westmoreland s order seconded the decision of the South vietnamese government to halt a 4 landmark Burns a the Rural Stone Home of or. And mrs. John Blatchford Southeast of the City was destroyed by fire sunday afternoon. Construction on the landmark Bui Lri i ing was begun in 1874 by a. A. Buzzi a stonecutter who came to the u. S. From his native Switzerland. Brown photo republicans going on air tonight they la give own state of Union message Washington a Congress gets another a state of the Union message tonight a this time from the republicans. Senate gop Leader Everett m. Dirksen and House gop Leader Gerald r. Ford will deliver their party s answer to president Johnson s message of last week. The interviews will be telecast by lbs at 9 30 . Central Standard time and by Abc and Abc at 10 30 . Central Standard time. The two leaders Are expected to Call for close scrutiny and perhaps cutbacks in Domestic spending. A tip off to the Republican a guns or butter position was Given by it Ord in the current Issue of the Republican congressional committee s weekly newsletter. A if we Are going to halt inflation and prevent tax increases and give our men in Viet Nam what they need to win and still meet even legitimate Domestic needs a Ford said a Congress is going to have to Cut deeply into the administration s so called great society Here a the Outlook for the week on Capitol Hill the Senate and House will Mark time As far As major floor action is concerned. But committees May take up some controversial measures. The Senate s legislative docket includes consideration today of a a Bill to preserve the natural Beauty of five Western Rivers followed by a Bill to authorize a $9.5-million inter american cultural and Trade Center inter Ama in Miami. The River Bill has not passed the House. The cultural Center measure cleared the House last year but ran into Senate opposition. There is no business for the House floor this week. No timetable has been set for delivery of a series of presidential messages spelling out details of proposed legislation outlined in the state of the Union message. Some messages May be sent to Congress this week. It was started in 1874�? landmark Home of Blatchford is fire victim a Rural landmark South of the City was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. It was the old Buzzi farm Home which was owned by John Blatchford. Firemen were called to the Stone Structure at 2 08 o clock and flames were coming from the attic when they arrived. Neighbors assisted in removing household goods but the House was a total loss firemen said. Cause of the fire was not in he is marched away into Jungle by guerrillas Saigon Viet Nam apr the Viet Cong kidnapped an american civilian official today outside the Village of Trung Lap about 25 Miles North of Saigon and marched him into the Jungle his hands in the air. The missing Man is Douglas Ramsey 28, Boulder City Nev. He is the assistant province representative of the . Mission for the area. His Driver a South vietnamese came Back and told Amer mediately determined but i t ican authorities they were trav buy sell rent Trade try traveler classified ads United Agency for dependable insurance real estate Loans. A. C. Off pm Dpi. Pm. I 2-0400. I 2-2600 Cuba holds shrimpers one of three u. S. Boats runs aground Miami. Fla. A nine shrimp fishermen from Tampa fla., were presumed to be in the custody of the cuban government today after one of their three boats ran aground in cuban territorial Waters. The . Coast guard said the 73-foot Charles Singleton ran aground off Northwest Cuba sunday and her two sister boats a Penny Singleton Ami Mark e. Singleton a were directed to a cuban port by the cuban coast guard. A we have been in squally weather and blown off the Fleet manager of the company in Tampa quoted one Captain As saying in a radio message. All three vessels each carrying a Captain and two crewmen were in route from Tampa to Nicaragua. The boats were built in the last year or so and bought by the Singleton shrimp co. M Tampa for $25<u>00. The coast guard search and Rescue Center in Miami said it could not take part in any Rescue Mission because the mishap occurred with cuban Waters. The state department in Washington said it had received reports on the incident and was awaiting further information to determine whether to seek their release through the Swiss embassy in Havana. The United states broke diplomatic relations with Cuba several years ago and handles All such negotiations through the Swiss embassy. Those aboard the boats were identified As Vance Jones Fabian Bothwell. His brother Harold Bothwell Kinzer Moore David Rogers Albert costello William Burkhalter Lewis White and Monroe Gray. Was thought wiring might have started the Blaze. The Blatchford family Are staying at the Homes of relatives. Or. And mrs. Blatchford and their daughters Carol 16. And Mary 13. Are staying at the Home of mrs. Blatchford a sister or. And mrs. M. L. Potter it. 4. Jack Blatchford 19, who is a student at Cowley county Community Junior College is staying at the Home of his married brother. Jim Blatchford 2010 Sunset Way. The Home a landmark in this area since Long before the Cherokee strip was opened to settlement. Was started in 1874 by a. A. Buzzi a stonecutter. Who came to the United states in 1864. After working in several states he came to Arkansas City in 1872 and took a claim Southeast of Here first building a Box Type claim House on it. He began the present Stone Home in 1874 and completed it in 1881. Buzzi was born in Switzerland and followed his Trade As a stonecutter in Algeria for two Eling Northeast from cd Chi when they came under Viet Cong gunfire. The Driver said he stopped. He added that Ramsey got out and raised his hands in a surrender gesture. Several Viet Cong guerrillas marched him away. The Driver was wounded slightly in the first ambush fire but was Able to navigate on foot. Trung Lap is in the Middle of the sector where . Forces conducted their biggest search and destroy operation of the vietnamese War operation crimp a which has just been terminated. Young educator finalists named out were to three finalists for standing Young educator announced today and the Winner will be selected wednesday night at the Jaycees s annual awards banquet. The finalists Are mrs. Velda Stewart Billy i. Means and mrs. Susanne Stark. Others who were considered fighting during the National Celebration. Similar instructions went to South korean. Australian and new zealand troops fighting alongside the vietnamese and americans. The truce More than doubles the 30-hour cease fire observed by Allied forces during the Christmas Holiday. But it Falls 18 hours Short of the tet truce proclaimed by the Viet Cong. They have promised not to attack from 11 . Wednesday to 11 . Sunday a total of four Days. Westmoreland ordered a cease fire from noon thursday to 6 . Sunday. It was assumed the allies agreed on different hours to avoid giving the impression they were simply reacting to the communist proposal. Westmoreland a order said a fall . Forces in the Republic will not fire at or on the enemy except in self there was no sign in the Saigon sector of any setup in fighting before the Holiday although elsewhere in the country military activities continued at a slow Pace. In a lightning stroke a Viet Cong company attacked a government infantry and Armor school at thu due 10 Miles North of Saigon at 1 . While one part of the guerrilla Force fired two mortar shells As a diversion. Another hit part of the compound with automatic weapons. A the guerrillas pierced the barbed wire of the officers candidate school and raked the billets. Killing five wives and three children of vietnamese officer candidates in their Beds. Three other children were wounded. Armoured troops fought Back and killed 10 of the Viet Cong a government spokesman said. These by lies were left behind but the fleeing Viet Cong were seen to be carrying other dead or wounded. One Viet Cong was captured. Twenty six civilians were killed and four were wounded when a Busload of civilians hit a Viet Cong mine on the Road from Moc Hoa to Cai Lay. Near Kien Tuong 35 Miles South of the capital. Northwest of Saigon a Viet Cong attack on a . Troop Convoy backfired. Supported by planes roaring in Over the tree tops. The americans turned the bitter fight 20 Miles Northwest of Saigon into a drubbing for the guerrillas. Turn to Page eight for the award included Mike years before leaving there for Wolfe James Gardner. Mrs. The United states. # Betty n. Singleton and Louis Buzzi built Many buildings in self. Arkansas City his last project Here being the old Syndicate Block in the 200 Block it of s. Summit st. C. Of c. To meet there will be a general membership meeting of the chamber of Commerce at noon wednesday at purity cafe. The program will consist of a Community promotional film. In conjunction with the awards banquet. Mayor Paul Fox today issued a proclamation designating the period Jan. 16 to 22 As Jaycee week. Jaycees Over the nation Are observing the week. Late news Washington apr the Senate confirmed today president Johnson s nomination of Robert c. Weaver new York negro to join the Cabinet As Secretary of housing and Urban development. Street Crews Are ready with Sand City Street Crews were ready this morning to Sand intersections and Hills if Snow became heavier. An unexpected snowstorm moved in about 8 o clock and Larry Gish City manager said if the fall became heavy Crews would begin sanding the streets. Buy sell rent Trade try traveler classified ads he was West Point dropout five Day forecast in Sas trin Irry Turki it will average o 15 drug err by Luw seasonal Normal alar through saturday Normal High 30 North. 40 South Normal Low 10 above North to 30 South per lip a will Range from .10 Inch West to it one Quarter of an Inch East occur As occasional Snow. Temperate of record it inc noon saturday 39 1 p. M. 47 7 p. M. 2 p. M. 48 8 p a. 39 3 p. M. 49 a p a. 35 4 p. M. 4 10 p. M. 5 p. M. 45 11 p a. 35 6 p. M. 42 12 Midnight 35 san Day it. In. 34 1 p. 28 a. M. 33 2 . 28 3 a. M. 31 s p. A. 27 4 a. M. 30 4 . 26 5 a. M. 29 5 p. In. 25 6 a. M. 29 6 p. A. 24 a. A. A. M. 30 7 . 8 9 m. M. 30 8 p. In. 2330 9 p. M. 22 10 u a. A. M. M. 30 29 10 11 p p a. M. 22 2�?T 12 noon. 28 12 Midnight. 22 monday 1 a. M. 21 8 a. A. 20 a a. M. 21 9 a. 20 3 a. M. 21 m a. 20 4 a. M. 21 it a. M. 20 k a. A. M. M. 21 12 noon. A 6 21 1 p. M. 21 7 a. M. 20 a p. A. 22 gis general Hodges Dies in san Antonio and lowest highest temperature for this Date in 40 years 65 degrees in 1851. Lowest -5 degrees in 1830. Its strange sight Here the first snowfall of any consequence this Winter fell Here this morning but failed to provide any appreciable White Cov Era or moisture. Snowfall has been a mighty scarce items around Here this season. This View is in the downtown area. Brown photo san Antonio Tex. It a Gen. Courtney h. Hodges understood i problems because he had been a i himself. A i love the american Soldier a i really Teel a very Strong sentiment about him a Hodges once said. A the is my work. And 1 done to think he has any Hodges Rose from the ranks to command the . 1st army which liberated Paris in a victorious drive through France and Germany in world War ii. The four Star general died sunday at Brooke army medical Center of a heart attack. He was 79. He had lived Here since his retirement in 1949. Hodges dropped out of West Point after one year because of trouble with geometry. He got a Job in a Georgia grocery store but quit in 1906 and enlisted in the regular army at it. Mcpherson. A. He was commissioned in 1909. As an officer he enjoyed democratic relations with his troops. Turn to Page six Biller cold for Kansas warming trend scheduled for tuesday Topeka it a bitter cold temperatures below Zero Early today in Western Kansas As the coldest weather of the Winter crossed the state. Another Day of frigid weather was ahead for kansans before a general warming trend sets in tuesday. Increasing Clouds Are also expected by tuesday the weather Bureau said. Lows Early today included readings of five below Zero at Good land and three degrees below Zero at Garden City and Hill City. Other Early morning lows ranged up to 22 degrees at Pittsburg. Temperatures remained cold today with highs expected in the 20s. The temperature will again fall sharply tonight with lows predicted to be from 10 to 15 degrees. Skies were Clear Over Western Kansas today with Clearing expected to move eastward. Clouds then will return tuesday but under warmer temperatures. Snow that had been predicted with the cold outbreak did not develop As heavily As expected. About two to three inches was general West of a line from about Phillipsburg to Hugoton and six inches was reported near Atwood. The rest of the state however was mostly limited to traces. Gen. Courtney Hodges Arkansas Cinyan in crash Landing Billy g. Powers 808 n. Ninth st., flying to new Orleans saturday on business was forced to make a crash Landing about 3 . In a Clearing near Montgomery la., due to engine failure. He and his passenger. Mrs. Wayne Brougher. Wife of the manager of the Powers roofing co. Here escaped injury although the plane was heavily damaged. Mrs. Brougher was Enro Ute to join her husband who is working in new Orleans on Hurricane Betsy damage. The plane was about an hour s flight from new Orleans when the mishap occurred. F

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