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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 4, 1970, Brownwood, Texas Mpg 28 Bangs 22 Texas 20 Ark. 49 sum 21 Mich. 14 Rice 28 leu 31 Etsu 21 Early 0 Urcla 17 Tou 14 Western 20 a amp Mio Cal. 0 thu. 7 thirty six pages today Brownwood Texas sunday oct. 4, 1970 vol 70 no 303 to certs doily 15 cents 5undo a new Era a Brown county s first 18-year-old to apply for a voter registration Blank at the tax assessor collector s office in the Brown county courthouse was Tanya Jones a Howard Payne College freshman. Whether she and the other 18-20 year Olds get to vote in the 1971 elections depend upon a supreme court ruling. Here Hugh Allcorn Brown county tax As Sessor collector lends a hand in filling out the Blank. Bulletin photo Nixon visiting in Ireland huddles with negotiators an 18 year old freshman student of Howard Payne College was the first in Brown county to begin what very Well could be a new Era in the voting system of this country. Tanya Jones daughter of or. And mrs Elmer r. Jones of Brownwood was the first 18-year-old to apply for a voter registration certificate at the tax assessor collector s office in the Brown county courthouse shortly before i pm Friday. Hugh a 11 c o r n. Brown county tax assessor collector. Expects others to follow in her footsteps. But whether or not miss Jones and the other 18 to 20 year Olds get the Opportunity to vote in 1971 will depend on a supreme court ruling on the constitutionality of the recent Law passed by Congress. Her application and the others from All 18 to 20 year Olds will be kept at the tax assessor collector s office until a decision is made. Voter registration receipts will be issued or the applications voided depending on the ruling of the constitutionality of the Law. But one Way or the other Many 18 to 20 year Olds Here have something to say about the matter. But their opinions differ As to whether or not 18 to 20 year Olds should vote. A number of mpg and Brownwood High school students were interviewed by the bulletin for their opinions which included Tanya Jones Brownwood mpg freshman. Quot i think it s a Good idea. We re Here and the boys Are far away fighting for their country and we should have a representation in the vote. Without if. Ifs just like a state in the Union not hav ing any representation in our Mike Davis 18. Bus senior. A i think it s great for the students who take it seriously. But Tor the other percentage. I think ifs bad. People who done to care or know what it is All about Are not going to accomplish anything by Robert Locke Quot 18. Bus senior. �?�1 think if 18-year-Olds Are old enough to fight for their country then they Are old enough to vote for someone to run Sammy Davenport. 19 grand Prairie mpg freshman a most youth affected by the Law lowering the voting age really want their vote to count in the Way Best for the country but most Lack the depth of knowledge of the situations and candidates to do so. But maybe any fuss caused by the new Law will include this argument and those Over 21 will realize that they Are guilty of the same flaw most of the Don Farish is. Beaumont Hrc freshman a a some Are mature enough to vote at 18 and some Are not just As Many above 21 Are not but i fall Back on the argument that if you re old enough to fight you re old enough to participate actively in the government a Kin Lange ,20. Elpaso. Mpg Junior Quot Young people Are too easily attracted to the extremes whether they be left or right regardless of its Validity. Our country has enough radicalism without allowing these impressionable 18-year Olds into the voting Janice Latham. Is Dallas Sophomore. Quot the age 18 is really just too Young for youths to have the vote. The three years will not make that much difference and so Many people of that age simply Don t care about governmental matters yet. Ftp a True that Many Over 21 care no More about those matters but the line must be drawn egyptians pledge Effort for peace by Lewis Gluck associated press writer Limerick Ireland Cap j president Nixon Sun tanned and i relaxed on one of die busiest Davs of his tour flew into ire-1 land saturday near the it of a i 12,000-mile, five nation trip his aides said was aimed at promoting peace in the Middle East and Vietnam. The president received a Small but enthusiastic Irish Wel come despite heavy Security precautions and protests Over using this pro american but Neutral nation As a site for talks with his own top advisers on Vietnam. Ireland was the third country in a single Day on the presidential Odyssey from Spain in the morning he flew to Britain for lunch with Queen Elizabeth la and prime minister Edward Heath and top Victory marchers show off banners by Walter r. Mears associated press writer Washington map win the War marchers thousands Strong paraded their Vietnam Victory banners Down Pennsylvania Avenue saturday. The Rev Carl mein ire led the Way. A Victory chant on his lips and a Bible under his Arm. 1.s. Park police estimated the crowd at Mclyn tired a Washington Monument Victory rally a 15,000 to 20.000 people the fundamentalist radio preacher had hoped to present Sot us vietnamese vice president Nguyen Cao Kyas the featured performer at a Washington Monument rally but he w As absent by did Send a statement declaring his people a determined to stand firm in face of communist Kyd a wife. Second Choice As a stand in did t make it either. The by message was read by Tran Khoa hoc. Second Secretary of die South vietnamese embassy. The Park police estimated 15.000 to 20,000 people were at the rally. District of Columbia police at i p m had estimated the turnout at 8.000 As the March funnelled onto the Monument grounds the Crow d was Only a fraction of the 500,000 people Mcintyre had estimated would rally in support of a win the War policy j in Vietnam and a crusade against communism every a Here Montire himself claimed there were 250,000 people on i hand. Officials from the two governments conferred on Middle East i peace efforts and other internal j tonal issues. Nixon and his wife Pat then flew to Ireland s Shannon air-1 port where prime minister Jack Lynch told him Quot i extend to you our traditional Hundred thousand Nixon responded a there is no country in the world i would rather have a Day off in than Ireland a Nixon quipped that a. Irish background was essential for any successful american Politi can and added Quot i am aware of the contribution of the Irish to America Nixon then walked toward a Barrier holding Back the crowd and dozens of them shoved Forward to shake his hand moments later the presidential party left in a motorcade for Limerick. Crowds were six deep along the streets of Limerick. A Cluster of demonstrators tried to hoist the plow and stars Flag of Irish socialism and police thumped them with nightsticks weather Brownwood area Clear to partly with Little temperature change through monday. High today and monday in upper 80s, Low tonight in lower 60s. Maximum temperature Here saturday 85 Sunset today 7 14, Sunrise monday 7 28. By John m. Hightower a special correspondent Washington map the i oiled states has received assurances from the leaders of Egypt a interim government that they will continue the policy of the late president Nasser in seeking negotiated settlement of the conflict with Israel the assurances were Given in talks which president Nixon s special envoy to the Nasser funeral Secretary of welfare Elliot Richardson had with the provisional president Anwar Sadat and other officials. Richardson returned Here Early saturday. The attitude expressed by the egyptian leaders who hold office pending election of a successor to Nasser strengthens the belief of Nixon administration authorities that the Middle East cease fire can be preserved and extended and that serious peace negotiations May yet be started Between the Arab states and Israel. Reports from officials familar with Richardson s Mission made it Clear that egyptian assurances of continuing Nasser s policies on peace negotiation were unqualified. President Nixon will face decisions on How the United states should approach the october discussions at the United nations in new York soon after his return monday from his trip across Southern Europe i s. And British officials announced saturday from Ireland Nixon s last Stop on his tour that the two countries have agreed on the desirability of extending for 90 Days the ceasefire agreement now scheduled to expire nov. 5 administration officials report privately that the prospects for continuing the cease fire and eventually getting Israel Egypt and Jordan into peace negotiations under the auspices of the i United nations Are brighter than they were immediately after the death of egyptian president carnal Abdel Nasser the initial reaction Here was that Nasser a death raised serious dangers of turmoil and violence in the already unstable Arab world. The dangers of turmoil remain High As Washington sees the situation. Officials cited the demonstrations in Cairo saturday by crowds mostly students shouting anti Israel slogans Egypt still faces two months of uncertainty and potential conflict Over the selection of a successor to Nasser but there is increasing Hope among Washington authorities that the transition will go More smoothly than they had thought. Other governments from whose territory they operate. The other is Resolution if possible of the quarrel involving Israel and the United states on one hand and Egypt and rus most encouraging element in Sia Over Egypt a alleged violate situation so far is considered Here to be Russia s adherence to a Public policy in favor of peace and a permanent settlement in the Middle East. Nixon administration leaders Bon of the military standstill since the cease fire took effect along the Suez aug. 8. Nasser s death came at the Climax of Arab efforts to Stop the civil War in Jordan Between generally have Felt that the rus j k Hussein a and the palest. do not want the situation mans the impressions Here is to get out of hand Ana might tha Hussein authority seems really consider a peace Settle-1 a Mem desirable. As seen Here there Are two major problems to be overcome. One is subordination of the palestinian guerrilla movement to at least the Genera authority of the jordanian government or have survived the cried though with what effectiveness is not yet Clear. Thus there is uncertainty about political stability in Jordan As there is about the effectiveness of the transitional leadership in Egypt traffic class opens monday today a Good news umlaut makes it sound like seep a new Type of school Bell is expected to ring at 7 p m. Monday when Brownwood first f traffic school for teenagers opens at the Brownwood police building at 500 West Commerce. Five teenagers Are enrolled to attend four two hour classes slated for each monday from 7 to 9 pm until eight hours Are completed next month another class is expected to follow the same pattern. The traffic safety classes were proposed by Brownw xxi police chief Bui Don a Hon and City judge William Bell and the idea presented to the Brownwood City Council on aug 25 a tins is a voluntary course where boys and girls of High school age who receive traffic citations and appear in court May be Given the option by the judge to attend the course a Donahoo said following completion of the course the Young traffic offender will have their cases reevaluated. In order to qualify for this Opportunity the chief tile traffic classes will cover the study of traffic Laws traffic Accident prevention defensive driving and other subjects related to Safe driving. Instructors for the classes will be the police duet and other officers from the police department. And the dept of Public safety earlier the chief assured that the new program is not a gimmick to get off die Hook on traffic tickets but a no non sense said attendance must be regular j program the department feels and the course satisfactorily will be of Benefit to the Youthful completed. I traffic offenders. By mks. Vada Arnold bulletin correspondent Good morning for your sunday morning Reading enjoyment Here is a summary of some of the More pleasant stones included in today a Brownwood bulletin. Brownwood a a enjoy. Love. Smile Quot Are some of the ingredients for not growing old according to a Brownwood resident who will celebrate her 90th birthday tuesday Sec Page in Utica n a a Gilbert p. Smith president of the associated press managing editors assn., kicks off the Observance of National newspaper week by calling newspapers a a your Best see Page 6 a. Sipe Springs a a German language Symbol gives an unusual pronunciation to this Community s first name and the natives prefer for you to get it right. See Page 1a. Brownwood a the first Brown county 18-year-old to apply for a voter registration certificate favors lowering the voting age but some of her contemporaries done to agree see Page i a. Sipe Springs it Sci a German umlaut Over the i in Sipe determined the pronunciation of the word in the Case of Sipe Springs. An umlaut is a double Dot Mark placed Over a Vowel in German linguistics. It signifies the changing of the sound of the Vowel in its relation to another Vowel. In the Case of the word Sipe ii changed the Long i sound into a Long e therefore old settlers at Sipe Springs quickly Point out their town name is pronounced As if it were spelled seep. Rut the umlaut cropping up in Comanche county is not the county is no the fault of the fault of the germans. Tile authority was actually an american scholar named Noah Webster. Settlers in 1869 history of the Sipe Springs Community about 12 Miles East of rising Star off pm 587, show s that Vav. L. D. Whiteside of Arkansas was among its first set tiers Whiteside arrived Here about december 1869 one month later his wife Fannie and her parents or and mrs. Culpepper Plott and their two sons Elias and John joined Vav Whiteside other people migrated into the Community. During the summer of 1871, George of Neal built a Box House South of its present site from Lump it or which was hauled from Hearne the first master House built in the Village w As a double log House owned by Cal Watkins. Then someone discovered the Village s seeping Springs. Discovery mystery no settler has yet to figure was told by the ranch Foreman to drive the cattle Down to Sipe Springs this is the first time and of the settlers remembered hearing the name Sipe Springs. In 1872-73, it was determined there Quot Ere enough settlers in the Village to found a township included in the number were Watkins. J. J. Smith m. A Hall and Rev. James Buck out whether the indians beat out a Trail to the Springs for Clear cd water which fell sparkling from the Bank of the Creek or some lonely Cowboy made the discovery to quench his thirst. But these Springs became the foundation later of the idea for a town name according to John Plott three men a messes. Schmick. Folks and Cage had heir Headquarters ranch on the Sabanna Creek Dur no the summer Plott i Only squatters rights but no one had titles to the lots in fact no one had title beyond squatter s rights. And there was no water available on the prospective Tow site however. Hall had opened a general merchandising store which carried everything needed in those Days even a Quot necessary barrel of whisky with a tin cup at the top. The store was housed in a log and picket building they finally got together for town name with a Long i. A discussion arose As to the spelling and pronunciation of the name they had chosen. Finally Watkins found an old web see umlaut on Page Sipe Springs Center Sipe Springs members of the masonic order still meet on the second floor of this Lodge Hall which they constructed years ago the lower floor is used for Community socials and meetings including covered dish suppers. Bulletin photes give the United Way now local youth divided about Vot Brownwood bulletin

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