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Atchison Sunday Globe (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Atchison, Kansas Dole Choice Boon to state gop by Michael Mcdermott a i done to think kansans Realise the Impact Bob Doles vice residential candidacy will be on the state a a says . Robert Berger local leather textile wholesaler and longtime Friend campaigner for the senator from Kansas. Berger who attended the Republican National convention at Kansas City last week in his role As state finance chairman for the party said 6,000 reporters from around the country began focusing on Kansas after the Dole nomination was announced thursday by president Gerald Ford. A the selection of senator Bob Dole by president Ford to be the next vice president of the United states came As a very pleasant Surprise. I was aware of the fact that he was among the top four candidates under consideration but when the presidents Choice was made Public just before noon on thursday there was great toy among All kansans attending the gop National convention a a Berger said. Berger said it was especially Gratifying to him that Dole a surfaced to the top Quot during the convention which allowed More americans than Ever before to participate in theve re presidential selection process. He said each of the 2,200 delegates was asked to submit a list of five potential vice presidential candidates to the president and his Campaign staff. A this Broad support from All Over the country emphasizes his great abilities As a Leader. Ronald Reagan made it very Clear that Dole had his Complete approval Quot Berger said. Quite a bit will be written and said about Dole s vice presidential candidacy in the weeks Between now and nov. 2, but the Ford Dole ticket has already bolstered Kansas republicans who were a Strong for Dole Quot during his 1974 senatorial Campaign a kansans have a very Strong feeling for Dole because he is an outstanding Leader. His representation of Kansas in the House and Senate has gained National recognition for himself and the state. I can to believe any Kansan would pick monday the Democrat vice evidential candidate Over Berger said. Mrs. Martha of Keefe chairman of the Atchison county Democrat party said yesterday a i can to begin to understand president Ford s thinking however i am pleased with his Choice of sen. Dole. I think Ford has made the democrats Job easier in mrs of Keefe and other democrats around the country will be supporting the Jimmy Carter Monde in ticket in november Dole was elected to the Kansas legislature at age 26 and served there from 1951 to 1953 after that he served four terms. From 1953 to 1961, As Russell county attorney. In 1961, he was elected to the . House of representatives from the first District and served there until nov. 5.1968 Berger former chairman of the Atchison county Republican party met congressman Dole during a Coffee at the former Thompson restaurant in january of 1968 after Kansas senator Frank Carlson announced he would not be a candidate for re election and Dole announced he would run for the . Senate seat not Long after the Coffee. Berger became Doles Atchison county Campaign chairman and was later named As second District chairman during the 68 Campaign. In 1974, Berger served on the Kansas Republican steering committee As assistant state Campaign coordinator for Oen Dole and second District continued on Page 11 7-year state Road program approved Atchison 25 Atchison. Kansas per copy sunday August 22, 1976 sunday Globe 28 pages ninety ninth year 30254 overheard a Good listener is often just a fellow who is wailing to say something. . Shows muscle map strategy for Campaign in korean crisis Seoul South Korea apr the United states staged a demonstration of military Power in and around Korea on saturday at the same time As Allied forces felled a tree that was the Center of the dispute in which North koreans killed two american officers. President Ford personally approved a the plan to go in there and Cut the tree Down Quot White House press Secretary Ron Nesten said saturday at Vail colo., where Ford is vacationing. With Ford is National Security Agency director Brent a. Scowcroft who is keeping the president abreast of the situation. At Travis air Force base in California Flag draped caskets carrying the bodies of the two slain american officers arrived amid a Brief solemn ceremony. As the plane returning their bodies touched Down a 26-Man Honor guard saluted. The bodies were taken to the . Army mortuary in Summit fears War break out in Korea Colombo sri Lanka apr the nonaligned Summit conference said in its final political report saturday that War May break out at any moment in Korea and that the United states should give up the Panama canal. The chapter on Korea did not a to Kan area i father Clear to partly Cloudy through monday. High today and monday in mid 90s. Low tonight mid 60s. Mui Cigar to partly dowdy through monday Itoi Atad neatly nighttime than dark Tormy Watt portion Low tonight in tot la Towel sunny today and High in Tho Iowa tot confined fair and warm today and monday Low tonight in tot High monday in the Low tot Tampa Aturo read Mega 2 . It jp.m.3 . 4 j .4 . A .4 7 . To ip.rn.16 Low 6s Tampara Turat a your ago today Low 64, High to River stages Omaha i t up i Nabraska City 67 no Changa Rulo to i no Changa St. Joa to i Down .4 atch Laon 13.90 Down o i mention the killing of two american army officers by North koreans at Panmunjom but referred to North korean statements denouncing the United states during the four Day 85-National conference which ended Friday. A the conference expressed deep concern Over the grave situation in Korea created by the imperialists a situation in which a War May break out at any moment Quot the declaration said. A the conference strongly demanded that the imperialists immediately Stop their Maneu vers to provoke War and remove nuclear weapons military installations and All other Means of War from South Korea. A the conference called for the withdrawal of All foreign troops from South Korea for the closure of foreign military bases for the termination of the United nations command and for the replacement of the korean military armistice agreement by a durable peace in the latin american chapter of the document which was adopted by consensus continued on Page la Oakland Calif. Col. Erroll Loving Travis information officer said maj. Arthur Bonitos 33, of Newburgh ., would be flown to West Point For burial and 1st it. Mark t. Barrett 25, to his Hometown of Columbia . Bonitos was promoted posthumously from Captain to major. In the operation an Armada of warplanes and troops was poised near the demilitarized zone during cutting of the 40-foot Poplar at the Neutral truce Village of Panmunjom. A . Navy task Force steamed toward Korea. Twenty six helicopter gunships of the kind used in the Vietnam War backed by an unspecified number of f4 phantom and fill Jet fighters and three b52 bombers from Guam circled overhead while a a Quick reaction Force Quot of 300 . And South korean soldiers protected the tree cutting Allied military sources said. North korean soldiers at the scene limited their response to shooting photographs but their government accused the United states of a grave military provocation. A Pyongyang broadcast charged that 300 troops including americans a in full combat trim Quot entered the demilitarized zone Doz separating North and South Korea and not Only Cut Down the tree but also destroyed North korean guard posts and smashed barriers. Another 400 Allied troops took combat positions 400 Yards away backed up by five truckloads of soldiers and a helicopter All a creating a terrible War atmosphere Quot the broadcast said. The Allied sources declining to be identified denied that the combat Force had entered the Doz but did not say How close it approached. North Korea s Central news Agency charged that one . Helicopter intruded into North continued on Page la by Donald m. Rothberg a political writer Kansas City map a we concede not a single state Quot said Gerald Ford to the cheers of Republican delegates on the final night of the gop National convention. A we concede not a single vote Quot Good Campaign rhetoric but unlikely strategy. Gone Are the Days when presidential candidates promised to Campaign in every state and did. In this first Post watergate presidential Campaign Ford and his democratic challenger Jimmy Carter will have less than 625 million each to spend. Four years ago when there were no Legal limits Richard m Nixon spent More than $60 million. His democratic rival sen. George Mcgovern spent More than $40 million. Ford might have stood before the delegates and said a wok folks let s not waste time and Money trying to beat Jimmy Carter in the South. New York and Massachusetts Are out of reach and Pennsylvania and new Jersey Aren t looking promising. We be put together a Middle America ticket and that a where we can win this those words weren to in Fords acceptance speech but they were reflected in his decisions at the convention Carter also is fond of telling people he in t conceding a single state. But he too can count electoral votes and Campaign dollars so if you live in Topeka kas., the Odds Are pretty Long that you la run into Jimmy Carter on Kansas Avenue this fall. Carters Campaign staff is at work in Atlanta and Plains ga., making the final decisions that will shape the Campaign that gets started officially on labor Day. For weeks Carter strategists have debated whether he should pass up the labor Day rally in Detroit where democratic candidates for president traditionally launch their campaigns. Carter is leaning toward opening his Campaign at warm Springs ga., where Franklin d. Roosevelt liked to vacation. Ii would provide a setting that would symbolize Carter s View of his Campaign As a rebuilding of the Roosevelt coalition the South and the big cities of the North and upper Midwest. Current plans according to sources in the Carter Campaign organization Are for the candidate to spend 45 Days on the Road during september and october hell travel five Days a week during september and then six As the Campaign enters the final weeks before election Day. Fords chief Campaign planner Stuart Spencer flew to Washington from Kansas City and planned to spend the weekend concentrating on working out the details of the presidents strategy. Spencer will Fly to Vail colo., Early this week for intensive strategy sessions with Ford and his running mate sen Robert Dole of Kansas the Ford Camp must decide How to strike a balance Between his position As president and role As candidate for election to the Job when Ford first began campaigning for election to the presidency in his own right much was made of the fact that head never run for off ice outside his Michigan congressional District. Fords flubbed speech lines continue Don Page la a seven year statewide Highway construction program that would Cost an estimated $266, xxx too in Federal and state funds was approved Friday by Kansas Highway advisory commission of Turner Secretary of transportation said that the additional Highway funding provided by the 1976 legislature makes it possible to project this Highway improvement program with some Assurance that the Dot would have state funds to match the estimated Federal funds that Kansas May be expected to receive included in the seven year Engram is the Atchison to Caster link of 73 West but not until after fiscal year 1978 in the listing of projects for division one Northeast Kansas beginning in by 1979 Are the following Atchison county-- 73. 8 7 Miles grading Bridge and surfacing West to Lancaster $7,135,000 us 73. I o mile grading and surfacing in Atchison Woodlawn Avenue East. $950,000 Jefferson county-. 59, la i Miles grading surfacing and Bridge from 24 Junction North to 0.3 Miles South of k-92 Junction in Oskaloosa. $10,545, xxx k-9229 Miles grading and surfacing from k-4 Junction East 29 Miles. $1,910,000 k-92.1 3 Miles grading surfacing and Bridge replacement from the end of recent construction East and Southeast 1.3 Miles. $1,190,000 k-92. 0 2 mile grading sur facing and Bridge replacement Over big South Creek one mile West of Oskaloosa. $445,000 the program runs through 1983. Donald a Johnston chairman of the advisory group said the program will provide 370 Miles of new highways and 167 new Bridges on the non freeway system of state highways in 80 Kansas counties Johnston noted that this brings the Long Range programs approved by the commission since last March to nearly $1.2 billions for interstate freeway primary and state secondary Road systems also included Are programs of reconstruction rehabilitation and resurfacing <3r work on freeway and non freeway routes approved for 1977 and 1978 total Cost of the Long Range program is about 25 per cent of the amount the Wilbur Smith Highway needs report said would be needed to improve the state Highway system to a tolerable Standard Quot the interstate program of $867 6 millions using 90 per cent Federal and to per cent state Matching funds would extend to 1986 the approved freeway program through 1984 which is dependent upon the Sale of an additional $144,000,000 in Bonds by 1979 will total $323,000,000 including an estimated $32,000,000 in Federal Aid and $65 i millions in interest earned on the Bond Money before it is paid out for construction right of Way and preliminary continue Don Page la league presses plan for debate school Bells ring wednesday or. Lawrence Butler superintendent of schools reminds parents and students of us 409, that Moat of the Atchison Public schools will Start the 1976-77 school year on wednesday with half Day classes. School will be in session for three hours with All classes starting at the regular hour set for the year. Atchison senior High classes will Uke up at 7 50 . And dismiss at 10 50 . Students at Atchison Junior High school will Start classes at 8 and be dismissed at la . The elementary schools will Uke up at 8 30 and dismissal time will beat 11 30a.m. The exceptions Are to tech and Fairground. To tech will Start tuesday with a full Day 9 a in. To 4 . Fairground will Start wednesday with a full Day i in starting at 9 . Buses will provide transportation the first Day Butler stated. Bus routes Are considerably different from last year because of the reorganization of the schools bus routes were distributed in the schools at the time of enrolment. If a bus list was not eked up it May be obtained rom the school office or the Board of education office. Student Are urged to be at their bus pick up a few minutes Early the first few times they meet the bus. Breakfast programs at Martin East Martin West Washington and the Junior High school will begin the first halfday of school wednesday. Hot lunches will not be served the first half Day but will be served starting thursday. Thursday will be the first full Day of classes for All students senior High-7 50 . To 2 25 pm. Junior High-9 am. To 2 31 . Elementary schools-8 30a in. To3 15p.m. Lunch times for the elementary schools will vary As some schools will require two lunch periods. At the Junior High school 6th and 7th Grade students will have their lunch period from 11 24 to 11 59 and the 8th and 9th graders lunch period will be from 12 16 to 12 51. There will be two lunch times at the senior High school. One will be from 10 50 to 11 30 and the other from 11 50 to 12 30. There will be no classes held in the Public schools or at to tech sept. 6, in Observance of labor Day. The Board of education office also will be closed on that Day. 4-h livestock champions bring top prices at county fair. Associated press writer if the league of women voters has its Way. The first nationally televised debate Between president Ford and Democrat Jimmy Carter will be tuesday. Sept 28. In St Louis somehow so far these determined careful men and women have had their Way. They be been pressing for nationally televised debates Between the two major candidates Long before those candidates were chosen. The league s Board of directors made the debates a target at the annual convention in May and May relocate Nek Cap office Here Tom Root planner for the Northeast Kansas Community action program Nek Cap reported late Friday that a meeting will be held at St. Leo s Catholic Church in Horton at 7 30 tomorrow night to discuss the feasibility of relocating the Nek Cap administrative offices. Root indicated that Atchison is being considered As a potential relocation site and said Atchison area chamber of Commerce manager John Majerus plans to attend tomorrow s meeting. The Nek Cap administrative offices which moved from Atchison to Horton several years ago has a staff of 25 persons. The meeting tomorrow is being sponsored by the Horton chamber of Commerce and will be open to the Public. League delegates met the proposal by their president Ruth Clusen of Green Bay wis., with a standing ovation the league is currently circulating a petition with a target of four million signatures it says a we the people urge the major party candidates for president to meet in Public debate on the issues facing the the league hoped that its Stilton would be in by Laboray but it now looks As if the two candidates have preempted that the league s executive director Peggy Lam pm said the league also embarked on a National Public relations Campaign in May to convince the candidates they should debate. Carter accepted the idea in principle More than a week ago and has named his press aide Jody Powell to work with the league s steering committee. He Ila not however accepted the league s auspices yet. President Ford in his acceptance speech also accepted the idea of a National debate but did not specify who should organize it. Hie league Hopes to meet with Ford people in the near future is. Lampl who uses the title by preference said. The league would like to see three presidential debates one each on Domestic issues foreign continued on Page 9 if you owe for your last Globe want and. You be got to pay it before you can place another one adv. To in \ i i this grand Champion steer was sold by Jeff Hoffman right during the Atchison county fair 4 Bill Blair left of Blair milling and elevator co. Inc. Made Traci Hawk sold this to Pound Champion Lamb to Cap Pruessner of Pruessner Ford Mercury h livestock Sale Friday night in Effingham. The steer weighed 1,116 pounds and went for a total of the highest bid on this grand Champion hog shown by Kevin for a grand total of $365 bidding was very competitive at the Sale and kept the ring men and $892.80 to John Armstrong left1429 North fifteenth Street. Kiehl. Horton. The hog brought $205, and weighed 250 pounds. Auctioneers on their toes Globe photos by Steve Pickman

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