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Arlington Daily News (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Arlington, Texas I briefly foreign Welcome a welcoming reception for 220 foreign students attending the University of Texas at Arlington this fall is scheduled on oct. 8 by the student activities Board hospitality committee. Organization chairman Martha Craighead said University administrators and Deans also have been invited. Uta president Frank Harrison and acting Dean of student life Ruth Crary will Welcome the students. The event will be held in the e. H. Hereford student Center Manassas room beginning at 2 . Thirty nine foreign countries Are represented in this years head count. Iran has the largest group with 58, followed by India with 49. Utah a International enrolment passed the 200 Mark this year for the first time. Five years ago Uta had 31 foreign students registered from 14 countries. Dean Crary said that on oct. 7 the United Church women of Arlington Utah a faculty women a club and several other Community groups also Are meeting to form a Community hospitality committee to assist the International students. Chem seminar Daniel Blake of the University of Texas at Arlington will be guest speaker for a chemistry seminar on the East Texas state University Campus at 4 . Oct. 6 in the science building. Blake will speak on a formation and reactions of iridium Acyl halide adult Council a meeting to organize an adult Council in conjunction with the Arlington teen Council will be held monday at Woodland West recreation Center. Miss Janey Morrow teen director of the teen Council said the new organization will be open to All parents and citizens interested in the teenagers of Arlington. A the Arlington teen Council is an organization strictly for the teenagers of Arlington and this organization needs the help and support of the adult members of the Community. Support of this Type is both wanted and needed a miss Morrow said. Two fires struck local businesses during the Early hours of saturday morning and with several car fires added to the list made the weekend a Busy one for the Arlington fire department. A fire was reported at 3 05 . Saturday at Snelling and Snelling employment Counselor at 205 n. Davis St. The fire department responded with five units arriving at the scene. According to fire officials the fire probably started in a Corner of the office and canal both houses of Congress have finally passed the 1971 Public works appropriations Bill that includes $500,000 for continuing advanced design of the Trinity Multi purpose Channel Between the Gulf of Mexico and fort Worth. Paul com Ola general manager of Trini j. Paul Comola general manager of Trinity improvement association has been named to the executive committee of the National Waterways conference inc. The Honor came last week at Nowc s annual convention in Tulsa attended by several Hundred of the nations leading waterway developers Barge line executives Waterways industrialists and shippers. Camola is also a director of Nowc and a director of water resources associated and the Texas water conservation Assn. He is a member of the National Rivers amp harbours Congress navigation committee also the soil conservation society of America the National water resources associated the Gulf intr coastal canal Assn., and the permanent International association of navigation congresses. Spread into the attic. Moderate damage was reported by the department to the business establishment. Telephones and a switchboard were reported damaged. Smoke and water damage was reported in the adjoining businesses of Jerry Presswood and associates and the offices of l. A. Ricketts. The source of the fire is unknown. Another fire was reported saturday at 6 21 . At the Golden greek restaurant funds to improvement association bailed the appropriations As a reasonable funding of Trinity River projects but added the amounts were a not As much As the corps of engineers could spend in moving the River basins master plan at top Speed. The appropriations Bill now goes to members of the Nowc executive committee include in addition to Comola Houston Adams City of Tulsa Rogers county port authority Tulsa Tom Adams Secretary of state Florida w. G. Blewett Peabody Coal co., St. Louis g. H. Bohrn cities service tankers corp., new York Robert l. Bryant Dow chemical co., Midland Mich. Braxton b. Carr president american Waterways operators inc. N. L. Caruthers Chotin transportation inc., new Orleans Randolph Hodges executive director Florida department of natural resources Gresham Hougland Crounse corporation Paduch by. Harry n. Mack president Ohio Valley improvement Assn. F. E. Mechling a. L. Mechling Barge lines and president of water resources associated c. H. Vescelius Olin corp. Howard a. Watters Central soya company. Fire officials listed the damage As moderate. Cause of the fire was attributed to grease on the Grill. Firemen again had to return to Snelling and Snelling at 8 19 . To snuff out a few soldering bits of Wood. Automobiles also contributed to the fire Calls Over the Busy weekend. Three cars were reported during saturday. Fire officials said for the first time in quite awhile not one grass fire occurred in Arlington during the weekend. Oked president Nixon for signing into Law. Comola said the Trinity program will need much stronger funding next year fiscal 1972 if the Multi purpose Channel project is ready for a construction Start within the next two years. President Nixon a budget request coming out in january will be watched with great interest by people of the River Basin who have waited More than a Century for rowboats flood control and other environmental benefits of the comprehensive Trinity program. Appropriations included in the Bill which president Nixon is expected to sign include Trinity Multi purpose Channel design. $500,000 Aubrey Reservoir reconstruction planning. $300,000 Wallis Ville Reservoir construction $2,500,000 Trinity River Bridges $2,750,000 Lakeview Reservoir pre construction design $112,000 Duck Creek flood control planning. $182,000 Elm Fork flood Way planning. $220,000 Lavon Reservoir enlargement $8,400,000 Delaware Creek White Rock Creek and Bachman amp Joe a Creek flood control planning $45,000. Miss your paper for prompt delivery Call 263-2707 4reasonable funding Trinity manager named to committee volume 22 number 232monday, september 28, 1970 weekdays amp sundays i pc Arlington schools try to teaching methods other members of the consortium include schools in Dallas fort Worth and Odessa. The children a to project a non profit instructional television in the North Texas area has As its primary objectives i the acquisition of instructional and enrichment materials from outside producing agencies for kindergarten through the twelfth Grade 2 the production of a local series based on Content guidelines created by representatives of the consortium. The project is under the direction and advisement of the Board of directors and trustees and the management of Kera to Channel 13. Arlington will also be represented on the Content curriculum committee which will oversee local productions. The school Board will also appoint representatives to research evaluate and utilize the local production. Available programs will include a sounds to say a a science shed. A this our country a a process and proof a a drugs the children Are choosing a a physics a and the award winning a sesame by Jamie Carter daily news staff a new Pilot program for the Arlington schools was approved by the school Board but caused a slight controversy Between the members. During a special meeting thursday in which $4 million in Bonds were sold the school Board also voted to initiate instructional television in the curriculum of several Arlington schools. The Board voted to join a on a limited basis a a consortium of Public school systems who will receive transmission from educational Channel 13, Kera to. The Arlington Board obligated the District for a membership of one year for a Pilot program in five schools which will be selected at a later Date. The first year is offered free to the school system but the individual districts will be responsible for color television sets in the classroom. For each year that the program is continued the District will be required to pay a fee of 75 cents per student. An equal amount will be paid by the Texas education Agency. Before the program was approved or. Wendel Nedderman made a motion to join the consortium with no limitations. Two members voted for the motion two opposed and one abstained. Tom Foster president of the Board broke the tie with an opposing vote. A a in a convinced that the program is worthwhile a Foster said a but you can to afford everything that a Good. If we continued the program it might mean increasing the budget by $30,000 next a we May be getting a free ride this year but we must look further Down the line a agreed Charles Young Secretary treasurer of the Board. He explained that even if the program was discontinued after one year Money would have already been spent on the television sets. The exact Cost of the sets which must be color has not yet been determined. Or. Nedderman and or. J. M. Ferrell argued that educational television in the classrooms is the a coming things and the District should not miss an Opportunity for experimenting. The motion to accept the program on a limited basis for one year passed with five votes of approval. Mrs. Tye Barnett was not present at the meeting. Arlington will be Able to influence production and scheduling of programs and will be Able to tape programs to show them at other times. Fly lip ceremony about too Arlington bluebirds were promoted to the rank of Camp fire girl Friday night in a Quot Fly up Quot ceremony at Randol Mill Park. Over 600 Arlington Camp fire girls participated in the festivities. 114 groups were represented. Pictured on the Back Row or Are Tracie Arnold Donna Cash Vicki nor then Elizabeth Yarbrough Cynthia Morris Martha nation and Jeanine David. Front Row Are Lori Nau Mann Kelly Kidd Sondra Childs and Jana Bolar. Daily news photo. A a letting it together Arlington police officer Bob Goin above buys a ticket from longhaired Gary Athans for the upcoming Quot heat is. Freaks Quot Charity softball game to be played at Randol Mill Park oct. 4. Proceeds from the contest will go to the John b. Quenzer Trust fund to help pay Hospital expenses for the son of an Arlington police officer who has a congenital spine defect requiring expensive treatment. Below is the ticket sales depot for the event on s. Cooper Street. Daily news photo. The drunkard classic melodramas spice a Saloon arguments part ii of a 2-part series on the bag or bar Battle by Mary Jane Bode daily news Austin Bureau austins a father dear father come Home with me now. A the clock in the Steeple strikes the poignant Call of the child outside the Saloon door in the old melodrama classic Quot the drunkard a comes to mind As you listen to arguments against proposed constitutional amendment no. 2-�?orepeal of the prohibition against open saloons which texans will vote on nov. 3. The argument Doest hang on where father will be when the clock in the Steeple strikes one but whether he will be in worse condition if amendment no. 2 is approved than he would be in if it failed. Opponents of the proposition mainly through an organization caled a texans who care a claim he will have consumed More alcohol will be More Likely to become an alcoholic and will be a potential traffic Hazard. A save a life vote no a the bumper stickers warn. Texas is one of Only six states in the Union the others Are Kansas Oklahoma West Virginia and the Carolinas which prohibits the open Sale of mixed Bever Ages made with distilled spirits. Another 34 brought Back open bars in 1935 when prohibition was repealed. Ten states Mississippi Idaho Washington Iowa. Oregon Georgia Tennessee Utah Arkansas and Virginia have adopted mixed drink Laws since 1945. Tell texans for enforceable liquor Laws claims that the increases in per capita consumption in the to newest liquor by the drink states were slight mainly due to the increased tourism that coincided with open bar experience. And they say the 10-state per capita average consumption is less than the National average of 1.8 Gallons per year of Dis tilled spirits. Texans who care claim that consumption in Iowa increased sharply. The pro Side ties that to Iowa a big boost in tourism and says Iowa a per capita consumption is Only 1.19 Gallons per year about two drinks a wee compared to the 1.8-gallon National average and the per capita rate in Texas which has 114 a wholly dry counties of i Gallons per year per person. A recent Gallup poll put the percentage of texans who drink regularly or occasionally at the same level of the National percentage 66 percent of the adult population. And this states rate of alcoholism is the same As the National rate about 7 percent of those who drink. A Rutgers University Center on the study of alcoholism study indicated that the introduction of Quot open Saloon Laws has had no effect on the rate of alcoholism in the affected states. A texans who care doubtless Are seriously concerned about an increase in traffic fatalities since National and state studies on automobile accidents have shown that a Large percentage of the Drivers involved had partaken of alcohol. But Tell will Tell you that statistics show that Beer drinkers Are As susceptible to alcoholism As other Imbi Bers and observe that state Hospital admissions of alcoholics Mcwate that the too counties with the highest rate of admissions include 90 a a dry counties. Back to Iowa. Tell argues that traffic fatalities have decreased 18 percent since that state went wet All the Way. Getting Down to Bare facts approval of amendment no. 2 merely would remove the prohibition against a open saloons and authorize the legislature to establish Laws for the regulation of Sale of mixed drinks while preserving the local option method. In All probability father would be just As a a wet or a a dry when the clock in the Steeple struck one As he would today

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