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Boone News Republican (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Boone, Iowa Dial 432-1234 a before 6 00 . If you Nave not received your paper. Saturday�?2 30 . The Boone news Republican weather occasional Snow Early monday night lows 20-25. Cloudy and a Little warmer tuesday 30-35. Vol. Xxxii no. 303, vol. Lev no. Boone Iowa monday evening december 21, 1970 evening except sunday Comdr delivery 45c 10c single per week copy reveal minutes of 1943 meeting allies were worried about user threat by Kenneth l. Davis associated press writer London apr ten months before a Day Allied military strategists discussed the possibility of repelling the russians if they suddenly began overrunning nazi Germany. Gen. George c. Marshall world War ii . Chief of staff asked his British counterpart in August 1943 if he thought Germany would help Allied troops enter Europe a to repel the the quotation came from official minutes of the combined chiefs of staff which were made in London and Marshall commented in a documents was made Public to meeting of the chiefs of staff Day by the British and Ameri that Russia was turning an a in can governments. Public today Washington. Sir Alan Brooke British chief j Cre singly hostile Eye on the Allied military leaders them of staff told Marshall he had been thinking along similar lines. He said however that or. Eduard Benes of Czechoslovakia did not think the russians would try to sweep Over Europe immediately. The British marshal quoted View stemmed from Allied re or. Benes As believing soviet fugal to invade Europe As soon Russia would be bled so badly As Moscow would have liked. By the War that it would need a few years to get its Economy going again. Capitalist the russians selves fought running Battles he said were becoming increase Over strategy in Europe. Time after time the British sought to pull men and Materiel out of the Pacific to strengthen the planned invasion of Europe but . Leaders stubbornly fought backs and won. Gen. Henry a a Hap Arnold then chief of the . Army air corps grew so incensed by poor . Bombing results from Brit singly contemptuous of their Western allies. Although minutes of the meeting did not background the reasons apparently the russian Jepsen criticizes education pattern the major part of the records of meetings of the combined chiefs of staff a total of 100,000 Ain to Europe that he threat---1 ened seven months before d assessment plan change is sought by Harrison Weber Iowa daily press association Des Moines a idea a the series of local Bond issues Defeated across Iowa recently have added More fuel to the political fireworks expected in the legislature of financing education. One of the critics of today s education patterns is lieutenant governor Roger Jepsen who says the people through these elections Are saying something. A a they re saying we re not going to give educators a Blank Check anymore without their doing a better Job of communicating to us As to what is going on a said Jepsen. The Davenport Republican said he believes iowans want a Quality education for their children. A but at the same time they want to know what they Are getting for their the lieutenant governor said people Are demanding this Means he said that educational institutions must now be managed and administered in the most sophisticated manner possible. A take every aspect of the educational process and apply to each sophisticated planning and management techniques. Develop and apply Quality control Cost Benefit Cost effectiveness principles and other methods of evaluating plans performances products and people. Its happening now in some school systems but not remap committee legislative leaders have announced that the reapportionment committees in both houses will handle legislative reapportionment As Well As congressional redistricting. In the Senate it. Gov. Jepsen is expected to appoint two members from each of the present seven congressional districts to the Senate committee plus senator John Mowry a Marsh All town. Mowry a lawyer apparently is being named to this important committee because of his Legal and legislative experience. He has served on Many legislative reapportionment committees in the past. The same is True of the chairman of the Senate committee senator Marvin Smith a Paul Lina who was chairman of the congressional redistricting committee in the House ten years ago and has served on every reapportionment committee since. With democrats controlling Only 12 of the 50 Senate seats they Are expected to have three members on the 15 member committee. In the House with democrats having 37 of the too seats speaker Harbor probably will name six democrats to an 18 member committee. Census the apparent reason for the delay in the Federal census Bureau announcing the official census figures for Iowa cities towns and counties is the problem in reallocating Iowa servicemen their families and other iowans living outside the state Back to Iowa. The preliminary census count was 2,789,893, while the official count was 2,846,920, a difference of 57,027 students the select legislative committee on student unrest is concerned about the apparent trend of the state universities providing increased emphasis on graduate programs. In its report the committee recognizes that a the Quality of our faculties the reputation of our universities and the granting of Federal funds Are greatly influenced by research publication and graduate programs but emphasizes its conviction that undergraduate programs Are of primary concern to the people of Many students the report said expressed concern to the University administrators and committee about the attitude of the Board of regents toward the role of undergraduate education at each academic Community. A some Felt a the report continues a that graduate schools and the Many other functions of our universities Are at times using some funds that could better be devoted to staff and facilities for the undergraduate colleges particularly in the areas of classroom instructional staff and the counselling and advising of liquor a legislative subcommittee on governmental reorganization is proposing to abolish the present three member liquor commission replacing them with a single director. The proposal As it now stands Calls for creating a five member Council with members to be appointed by the governor subject to confirmation by the Senate. Their terms would be for five years and they would receive $2,500 annually. There could be no More than three from one political party. The director who also would have to be confirmed by the Senate would receive in the neighbourhood of $25,000 annually the name of the new Agency would be the liquor control department. Pant suits the word a around the Rotunda a is that High school girls serving As pages in the Iowa Senate will be required to Wear Pant suits. Last session there was a Flap Over the shortness of some of the mini skirts worn by some of the Young lady pages. To Britain. Marshall backed him up. Air chief marshal sir Charles Portal of Britain made a spirited defense of Gen. Ira Eaker head of the 8th air Force and told How difficult it was to get 2,000 bombers off the Field for an operation. The . Leaders did no to reply. Continued on Page 2 Des Moines idea Day to Stop the flow of bombers Iowa a Rural electric cooperatives will ask the legislature to change the formula used in assessing their property. Earl King executive vice president of the Iowa association of electric cooperatives explained the proposal at a news conference in Des Moines monday. The proposal Calls for the coops to pay 62y2 per cent of a a proportionately the same property tax Load paid by the other Power companies of Iowa. The rec a King said would be paying approximately the same percentage of Gross Revenue in property taxes As the Urban Utility if this criterion were used to measure the effect of the coops proposal. Rural electrics in Iowa he explained have an average density of 2.5 consumer members per mile of line. On the other hand King said Iowa a Urban based utilities average 30 customers a mile. Holiday postal service offered Boone postmaster Joe b. Wells has announced plans for mail service during the Holiday period. According to Wells the service window at the Post office will be open from 8 30 . To 12 30 . On thursday dec. 24 and from 8 30 . To noon on saturday dec. 26. On thursday the 24th, there will be lock Box service regular City and Rural delivery service and Normal weekday collection service. On Friday Christmas Day there will be no window service. No lock Box service no collection and no City or Rural delivery. On saturday the 26th, there la be no City or Rural delivery so that postal employees can Haverj in presidential and Cong res a longer weekend with their families. High court of s lower vote age Washington apr a splintered supreme court upheld today the key provision of the 1970 Federal voting rights Law giving the vote to 18-year sunday dec. 27, the Normal sunday service will be available and monday dec. 28, All of the postal services will return to their regular schedule. Signal elections. At the same time the court approved by a 8-1 vote the Laws abolition of Long residence requirements for voting for president and by a unanimous vote j the suspension of literacy tests wherever they exist in the country for five years. But the court turned around and ruled Congress has no Power to order the states to allow 18-year-Olds to vote in state and local elections. A a these four conclusions by the parking in the downtown area. ,. A a thursday Friday and saturday Quot a a free parking mayor Karl Knodle said this monday morning that after a poll of the City councilmen it had been decided to allow free of this week. The mayor said a we Are doing this As a Courtesy to the shopper though and we Hope the merchants and their employees will cooperate by parking in the various lots and leaving the a prime spots for the were produced by four separate lineups. Justice Hugo l. Black was the key Man so far As the 18-year-old vote was concerned. The ruling in the last Public session of the year took several Hundred pages to set Forth the justices views. On the 18-year-old Issue Justice Hugo l. Black swung the significant fifth vote. He and justices William o. Douglas William j. Brennan jr.,Byron r. White and Thurgood Marshall formed the majority to hold that Congress has the constitutional Power to enfranchise 18-year-old citizens for National elections. Then Black swung to join chief Justice Warren e. Burger John m. Harlan Potter Stewart and Harry a. Blackmun to bar any interference by Congress with the age for voters set by the states for state and local elections. Only Harlan dissented from the abolition of residence requirements of More than 30 Days. A in terms of Revenue a rec line in Iowa produces about $570 per mile a year. The same figure quoted for the Iowa Urban based Utility is $7,000 or More per mile a year. A this Means the Recs propose to pay property taxes at two thirds of the effective rate of the Urban based Utility conv Pany average and Valorme taxes but on an operation that produces Only one tenth the Revenue a King stated. Half of the current rec investment in Iowa is in distribution facilities and the other half is in electric generation and transmission facilities. The Recs presently pay $1.5 million a year in property taxes. The state Revenue department is charged with the responsibility of assessing All utilities in the state. The rec proposal was prompted by an attorney general a opinion. King said the rec proposal was a a voluntary offers and he termed it a eminently the rec official said his association is taking the position that it wont resist an additional property tax a was Long As it wont put them in an untenable position with the Urban based Grant 200 permits Bethlehem apr Israel has grantee permits to 200 arabs from Egypt Kuwait and Lebanon to attend Christmas rites in occupied Bethlehem the Interior ministry said today. Since Israel seized Christ a Birthplace from Jordan in the 1967 War it has admitted Small numbers of residents of Arab states for the Christmas services after a Security Check. Meanwhile yuletide preparations accelerated in the Little town spending its fourth Christmas under israeli Rule. Manger Square is festooned with thousands of coloured lights and a closed circuit television system is being set up to carry the services in the Church of the family party the personnel of the Iowa National guard units stationed Here held their annual family Christmas party at the general Walter Anderson armory sunday afternoon. There was a Bountiful meal for the some 260 people in attendance and the youngsters of course enjoyed the appearance of Santa Claus. In the top photo Kimberly Zanker and her Mother. Mrs. Daryl Zanker right have a smile for the photographer. Sitting across from the tankers Are mrs. David Oppedahl and her son Jon. In the Bottom photo Van Beer the son of the Wayne Beers tries to determine How he should react to a squeeze from old Saint Nick news Republican staff photos by Bob e. Person news digest Saigon apr . And South vietnamese forces have claimed killing 162 enemy troops in a weekend of stepped up action before the Christmas ceasefires. Moscow apr another High level egyptian delegation has begun talks in Moscow and was expected to get most of its requests in the areas of military and economic Aid. Washington a the Senate which holds the key to congressional adjournment remains locked in debate Over the controversial supersonic trans port program. Prospects for res nativity to those in the Square solution of the set fight before Christmas Are considered slight. Warsaw apr Poland a new communist leadership has indicated it will revise economic plans that spawned rioting last week and will maintain total allegiance to Moscow. The riots led to the resignation of com continued on Page 2 a weather record a a a a yesterdays figure up to a 6 . Today High 17 a 4 Low a 7 a temp at 6 . A 13 a 4 prec. A Trace a 4 River level a 0.58 a or. And miss Boone Campus Jon Donahue and Denise 1 oin were crowed or. And miss Boone Campus at the annual Blue and White Ball held at the Boone Campus Des Moines area Community College saturday eve Ning. Steve Haase crowned a emr. Boone Campus and Laura Delance crowned a miss Boone Campus. News Republican staff photo by Bob e. Person a a a a a a traffic toll this Date 1969______764 this Date 1970______879 increase. 115 Boone county total 1969 9 this Date 1970----- 17 City of Boone this Date 1970----- 4 this Date 1969 0 total 1969 0 masonic party the annual masonic party for the underprivileged children of Boone was held saturday afternoon at the masonic Temple. Santa was on hand to distribute treats and gifts to the children in at Tendance. Shown enjoying a visit with Santa Are l to r Dean Mcleod Sally Moffet Carmen Clark and John Daniels. News Republican staff photo by Rollie Petersen t

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