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Arlington Daily News (Newspaper) - October 19, 1970, Arlington, Texas Volume 22 number 250 monday october 19,1970 weekdays amp sundays 10c a first step tuesday major thoroughfare planned the Post office has announced the new rate increases on fourth class parcel Post and catalogues. The new rate will go into effect nov. 14. To avoid these increases and also the Christmas Rush it is recommended that packages to servicemen overseas be mailed before nov. 14. Rate increases Are set according to weight and the zone to which a package is sent. Zones Are established by distance. A table illustrating prices by zones and weights appears below. Fourth class parcel Post zone rates weight i Pound and not exceeding pounds zones lore i Aud 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 so. 60 a 65 $0.70 a 75 $0.80 $0.90 $1.00 $1.05 .60 .75 .80 .85 .95 l to 1.20 1.35 .65 .80 .85 .95 1.10 1.30 l 40 1.60 .70 .85 .90 1.05 1.20 1.45 l 65 1.90 .70 .95 1.00 1.15 1.35 1.60 1.85 z10 .75 1.05 1.10 1.25 1.50 1.75 Zig 2. 35 .75 i. 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To 1.85 2.10 z 45 3.05 3.65 165 5.40 1.15 1.90 z 15 2.55 3.15 3.75 185 5.60 1.15 1.95 z 20 zoo 3.25 3.90 5.00 5.80 1.20 zoo 2.25 2.65 3.35 105 5.15 6.00 l20 z 05 z 30 z 75 3.45 115 5.35 6.20 1.20 z10 z 35 2.85 3.55 130 5.50 6.40 1.25 z 15 2.40 zoo 3.70 145 5.65 6.60 1.25 z 20 z 45 195 3.80 4.60 5.80 6.80 1.30 z 25 2.50 3.05 3.90 4.70 5. 95 7.00 1.30 z 30 z 55 3.10 4.00 4.85 a to 7.20 1.35 z 35 2.65 3.20 4.10 5.00 6.25 7.40 1.40 z 40 z 70 3.30 4.20 5.15 6. 45 7.60 1.40 2.45 z 75 3.35 4.30 5.25 6.60 7.80 1.45 2.50 2.80 3.40 4.40 5.40 6.75 8.00 1.45 z 55 z 85 3. 45 4.50 5.55 6.90 8.20 l46 2.60 zoo 3.65 4.60 6.65 7. To 8.40 1.50 z 65 3.00 3.65 170 5.75 7.25 8.60 1.50 2.70 3.05 3. 70 180 5.90 7.45 8.80 1.55 z75 3. To 3.80 190 6.05 7.60 9.00 1.66 z 80 3.15 3.85 5.00 6. 15 7.75 9.20 the City Council Here is expected to enter into an agreement with the Texas Turnpike authority tuesday evening that students elect 32 officers students of the University of Texas at Arlington went to the Polis Friday and were faced with filling 32 posts and solving a parking controversy. Results of the election were released Over the weekend for freshman class officers freshman cheerleaders school favourites student Congress representatives and the parking lot question. The Homecoming Queen who will reign Over activities this week was selected but the Winner will not be revealed until the Homecoming dance Friday. Nominees for the title Are Leigh London Connie Bennett Rene Scruggs Janice Clawson Janice Taraba and Karyn Lee. Kent Reese was elected president of the freshman class. Other newly elected freshman officers Are Dennis Wood vice president and Gemmy Sweet Secretary treasurer. The new freshman cheerleaders Are Kathy Pill Craig Mackey Terry self Charlie Lucas Nancy Bennett Gary Hill Linda Adams and Jerry Bower. Student Congress representatives Are Bill Fleming school of business Charles Wheatley school of engineering Jeffery Barton school of Liberal arts Bill Walton school of science Thomas Thornton inter fraternity Jan Kirby panhellenic and John Preston inter dormitory. Linda Haskins was chosen As a member of the student service fee review Board. Uta students elected 12 school favourites. They Are Michael Lanier Cris Franklin Mike Cathey Christy Shaffer Rusty Reece Cindy Strong Rick Winters Debbie Carroll Dickie fears Jeanne Fields Dan rash and Sandy to Lankford. Students also had the Opportunity to state their opinion concerning the current parking policy. A total of 819 students voted for open parking with parking on a first come first serve basis and 722 voted for differentiated parking with freshman and upperclassman parking lots. At present parking allotment is divided Between freshmen and upperclassmen. Most freshmen believe that upperclassmen have the a a lion a share a of the Good parking spaces and freshmen must a Park in the lower 40.�?� the final decision concerning parking will be made by the student Congress. Programs highlight politics politics in America with the stress on the present and future will be explored during government emphasis week at the University of Texas at Arlington oct. 26-30. The annual series of programs is sponsored by the Uta government department and designed to promote greater interest and understanding in Public affairs. Or. Bill Crane of St. Mary a University will Lead off the program with a talk on a Texas politics �?T70�?� and . Rep. Jim Wright will Climax activities in a speech on a the future of the american political in Between will be a gop democratic debate on state platforms. Former state rep. Hugh Parmer of fort Worth will speak for the democrats and state sen. Ike Harris of Dallas will represent the gop. Crane a 1966 Piper professor is the coauthor of a Urban politics of the Southwest and has had numerous articles published. He was Texas supervisor for Abc news election coverage in 1968 and is on the program planning committee for the National Urban coalition. His speech begins at to . Monday oct. 26 in the Hereford student Center ballroom. The Parmer Harris debate will also be in the ballroom at 9 30 . Thursday get. 29. Wrights speech begins at la . Friday oct. 30 in Texas Hall auditorium. Wright has served in the . House since 1954. He has published three books and numerous articles. He began his political career at 23 when he was elected to the Texas legislature. Harris a Denton native was elected to the Texas House in 1962, then won his Senate Post in 1967. He is a graduate of North Texas state and sum Law school. Parmer owner of his own marketing firm in fort Worth was first elected to the Texas House in 1962. He is a Yale graduate. Will turn the ownership of Lamar drive from Cooper Street to the East line of the rolling Hills country club Over to Arlington. A although a verbal agreement has already been received for the ownership and improvements thereon a request has been made that the Council officially adopt a Resolution authorizing an agreement Between the City and the Turnpike authority for the future maintenance and operation of the Short Section of Street a City manager Herman Veselka said. He added that with the execution of this agreement the authority will be giving the City the ownership of the Street at a Cost of an agreement to maintain it in future years. The Transfer of ownership is significant because eventually this Small Section of Lamar drive will be linked together with other portions to make it a major thoroughfare through the City a Veselka said. Councilmen will air the first Public hearing of the night at 7 05 . And it involves the annexation of 32.5 acres North of los Roble Mobile Home Park and East of red Wright Road. The Only other hearing scheduled for the night is a proposed rezoning of a tract East of South Cooper Street and North an Fox to present research paper or. J. N. Nick Fox assistant professor of Industrial engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington will present a research paper this weekend at the 14th annual meeting of the human factors engineering society in san Francisco. His paper entitled a structureless visual Field studies applications to automotive and aerospace safety research a will be Given at the aerospace and human performance session of the Engineer to speak at Uta or. George f. Carrier a nationally prominent Engineer from Harvard University will speak monday at the University of Texas at Arlington in the Southwest mechanics lecture series. His talk on a wave propagation and periodic Media begins at 2 . In room 631 of the Uta Library and is open to the Public. The schools of engineering at Uta and Southern methodist University Are co sponsoring his appearance. This is the second of six such lectures this year three in Arlington and three in Dallas. Or. Carrier has held the Gordon Mckay chair in mechanical engineering at Harvard since 1952. He is a fellow in the american Academy of arts and sciences a member of the National Academy of science and a past National officer of the american society of mechanical engineering. He received his . From Cornell University in 1944 and taught at Brown University before joining Harvard. South of interstate 20. The applicant proposes to change the zoning from agriculture to apartment local business business and Light Industry zoning. Three decisions Are due from previous zoning hearings. Councilmen will decide on a change in zoning from residential to apartment zoning for three lots at the Northwest Corner of Cora and Oak streets. Another Case due a final decision is a proposed change from apartment to local retail zoning for a tract of land West of Browning drive Between Pioneer Parkway and Arkansas Lane. A shopping Center has been planned for the site. A requested change from apartment to local business zoning that was tabled at the last Council meeting will again be reviewed. The decision on the Case was delayed due to a request for additional information concerning what the proposed usage would be for the property. The Council will also consider calling a Public hearing on another rezoning request for local retail zoning on a portion of one lot on the South Side of seventh Street East of Cooper Street. In other action councilmen Are expected to close a Public hearing and Levy assessment on the following streets Cora finding his Talent Street from Oak Street to town North shopping Center Elm Street from division Street to Cedar Street Drummond drive from Randol Mill Road to Wright Street and South Street from spruance Street to weeks Avenue. Council members will also examine plans and specifications and possibly authorize the advertisement of bids for the construction of Spanish Trail from Arkansas Lane southward through the Community Park located in the area. A report on the possibility of requiring each Painter and paper Hanger in the City to have a License for such work will also be presented by the City attorneys office. The report is the result of a citizen Here appearing before the Council requesting that the Council examine such an ordinance. Sidewalk installation As requested by the various Parent teacher associations in the City will again be studied by the City Council. Swift Thornton and Pope elementary have asked that the City install sidewalks along portions of Mitchell Street fielder Road Darlene Lane Bowen Road and Randol Mill Road. Three requests for abandonment of various City owned right of Way will also be reviewed. Billy a Story this Story is not a plea for sympathy or a cry for help or something to make you chuckle. It is the Story of Billy Coonrod. On june 20, 1951, in Alameda calif., Frank and Oleta Coonrod were blessed with their second child a son. It was a Normal birth. Billy a sister was thrilled with the Prospect of having a baby brother. Then a routine paediatric checkup showed that Billy had one extra chromosome he was a mongoloid. Fortunately the Coonrod were in a part of this country where quite a bit of Progress was being made in the treatment of mongoloid. There were antibiotics available to help Ward off the respiratory infections that Many of these children fall prey to. And Progress was also being made in the Way of education and training for mongoloid children. In 1956, Billy started attending the easy Bay association school for retarded children. Sponsored by the a omens club in Alameda the schools tuition fee was $25 per month for the school year and was run on a cooperative level by paid teachers and working mothers. By 1962, Billy had progressed to the a a educable level and he was then Able to enter the Public school for the retarded. In 1963, the Coonrod were transferred to Groton Conn. They were again fortunate. The Groton school system offered special education courses for the retarded. Another move was made in 1967, this time to Galveston. There Billy attended the Sunshine training Center. It was Here that Billy found his Talent. Under the direction of mrs. Marian Woods director of the Art department and George Batista Billy developed into quite a talented artist. During this period Billy created a hammered Copper portrait of a Young girl did abstracts and Finger paintings. In 1969, Billy a father commander Coonrod retired from the coast guard and the family moved to Arlington. Here Billy is enrolled in the Pantego school where he helps in the cafeteria. Billy is 19 now. There Are Only two More years available to him in the current school system. Billy Sart work is of such Caliper that there is talk of entering the hammered Copper portrait in a National Art Competition for the retarded. Billy is also capable of earning Money at a simple Job. And Billy a Story is one of Many which Point out the crucial need for a sheltered workshop in Arlington. Arlington youth killed in wreck Robert e. Ward 21, of Arlington was killed saturday near Oak Harbor Wash when the motorcycle he was driving was involved in a traffic Accident with two cars. Ward s motorcycle apparently collided with one car which turned into his path and then veered into another car. Blood drive because the Carter blood Center s blood Supply has dropped to critical Levels due to Over 3,000 units used by Arlington patients the first United methodist Church is sponsoring a blood drive. Pictured or Are do h. R. Mcdaniel a pathologist at the Arlington Community blood donor Center Andy Anderson and or. Jack Payne pastor of the first United methodist Church. The graph Points out that blood use has far exceeded blood drive to fill vital need last year Arlington residents used 3000 units of blood. They replaced Only 40 per cent of that blood. Contributions totalled Only 1250 units. According to a local Hospital technician there is often such a shortage of blood in Arlington that surgery has to be postponed until enough blood can be found. In an Effort to alleviate this situation the first United methodist Church is sponsoring a blood drive october 20 at the Church located at the 300 Block of North Center Street. The drive will last Only four hours from 4 until 8 . The Carter blood Center which serves the Arlington area reports that there is a critical shortage of blood at the Center. Last year approximately 200 contributors participate in the drive. A Nursery will be divided for children. Mrs. Harold Huddleston is in charge of the drive. Blood donors must meet certain qualifications in order to contribute. They must be from 18-66 years of age. For Thos falling in the 18-21 age bracket who Are unmarried written permission must be attained from parents or guardian stating the Date place and time donation May be made or have the parents present. If an individual in this age bracket is married or in the service no permission is necessary. Donors must abstain from eating anything for at least four hours prior to giving blood. Individuals May designate that their blood be used by any person or organization that they wish. Further information May be gained by caning 2744771.Post office announces new fourth class rates slogans signs and smiles the University of Texas at Arlington Campus was the scene of campaigning Friday As students went to the polls to fill 32 positions. Pictured Are front Row left to right Jeanne Fields who was elected a school favorite Nina Taborsky candidate for student Congress and Kathy Pill newly elected freshman cheerleader. Standing Are Christy Shaffer a school favorite and Kent Reese the new freshman class president

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