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Bryan Eagle (Newspaper) - October 22, 1972, Bryan, Texas Scores thu 13 a amp Mio Texas 35 Arkansas 15 sum 29 Rice 14 so. Cal. 34 Washington 7 Missouri 30 notre Dame 26 Colorado 20 Oklahoma 14 Texas tech 35 Arizona to Bryan 36 Clelum 29 Consol 20 Crocket 6 Caldwell to Elgin 0 Holiday for some yes october has another Holiday in it for some a veterans Day for the occasion All Brazos county Banks the Post office Federal offices and most state offices will be closed monday. Open for business will be Bryan and College station City offices and the Brazos county courthouse. The other National Holiday this month was Christopher Columbus Day oct. 9. Coverage see fag t l 1iic decreasing cloudiness Bryan College station vol. 96 no. 257 too pages in 8 sections sunday oct. 22, 1972 25 Cen is Index business. . C leisure.2d, 31 sports.1-5b want ads .4d-7d construction in b is up by $1 million by Bill Wall Eagle business writer Bryan College station construction showed a healthy $1,069,861 increase in september compared to the same month a year ago. September figures As furnished by both cities totalled $1,975,277 compared to $905,416 september 1971. Totals for the first nine months of this year reflects a $6,563,352 increase moving from $9,553,281 in 1971 to $16,016,633 last month. College station led september construction with $1,476,512 compared to Bryant $498,765. A $1,221,040 apartment Complex a Plantation Oaks phase Iii a is reflected in the College station figures which boosted its total past the Bryan september total. Harry Seaback of Seaback built Homes inc. Is the builder of 228-unit apartment Complex. Other College station construction figures for september include eight residences $123,090 one commercial or other non residential $700, and eight repairs additions and alterations $131,682. A breakdown for the first nine months of the year show 79 residences $1,381,650 nine duplexes $208,840 six apartments a 677 units a $1,381,650 46 commercial or other non residences $1,624,192, and 58 repairs additions and alterations $279,737. Bryan construction september figures include to new residences $226,000 four new commercials $121,800 one apartment Complex four units a $27,000 nine commercial alterations $85,000, and 34 residential alterations $38,965. City records also show nine Mobile Home permits issued one swimming Pool 16 fences four signs three demolitions and six moving. Totals eur the first nine months of the year include 148 new residences $3,007,430 55 new commercials $1,451,232 la apartment complexes 239 units a $2,354,800 71 commercial alterations $470,938 250 residential alterations $268,069, and five schools and churches $488,470. Also 72 Mobile Home permits one Mobile Home Park four swimming pools 254 fences 69 signs 58 demolitions and 68 moving. % m % a a a a a a a a a a a a by Ltd a 1 a a v la i j. I pop i. I Iii jew. I. In iii1 i. Ltd. I ii i ii _ l Reading is somehow a lot More Eun when you can lie Down on a com portable carpet and relax i Ivy a Annin f ourth graders take advantage of the waiting area in the new open classroom to catch up on some Reading not shiny and new but its effective by Connie l. Greenwell Eagle staff writer four Little girls Lay comfortably on the Light Blue Rug propping themselves up on their elbows. Viewed from above they looked like a Pinwheel with their Heads together intently Reading a Book on a Pillow. They were in the a waiting area a relaxing and learning in an open schoolroom not in a shiny new school but in rustic Fannin elementary circa 1919. Fannin Bryan a original High school is experimenting with the open school concept in a Large Well lighted room born when the Balcony of the old auditorium was floored in 20 years ago. Mrs. Melba Kerley principal began working on the Experiment last Spring As a project for her internship for a principals certificate. A we Are using Only materials already in the schools a the new principal said proudly. A even that Rug was left Over from the philosophy of the open classroom or open school is that the Freedom engendered in a no Walls setting contributes to the learning process. Students May move from experience to experience within the provided space. In the Fannin open schoolroom there Are facilities for a phonics lab using tape and records with head phones a table with miniature chairs for watching programmed film strips a spelling lab with recorder a controlled Reader for Small groups or individuals and materials for special help in spelling Reading arid math. The two week old Experiment mrs. Kel Ley said is starting out with fourth graders Only. But she plans to expand to fifth Grade children next week gradually working up to inclusion of All grades. The area can handle 50 students a Day. A we can mix children from several grades on some exercises a mrs. Kerley said. A for instance children from the fourth and fifth grades might be at the same level in a phonics lesson and could work some preparation for both students and teachers was done Early this semester the principal explained. A before the children came in the first Day they were told by their teachers they would have to concentrate on the work they were doing and riot disturb others. After a Little initial curiosity they settled Down beautifully and now they Are too absorbed in their own work to look around at other groups a she explained. Mrs. Kerley feels that if the work is interesting enough it will take care of any distractions. A those students who Are on the Rug can to be heard even when they Are Reading aloud a she said a a it a amazing the amount of soundproofing that Small piece of carpet can fanning a teachers held in service training to accustom themselves to the arrangement. To familiarize themselves with the resources available in the open room they divided into groups and moved from learning space to learning space trying out the equipment As though they were students. The teachers Volunteer their free time to supervise the room. Mrs. Kerley pointed out a schedule across the boards in the front of the room where teachers Lead filled their names in for various supervisor is in the room at All times. At present the students who use theremin Are those having trouble with a particular portion of their studies but aging i1 aniline school site of innovative open schoolroom mrs. Kerley plans to make the area of use to All students. A was soon As possible we Are doing to Start a series of discussions like the great books series Only for children. This Wal he for the faster brighter students a she said. The series will he presented by mrs. Rebecca Landman supervisor of libraries for Bryan schools. Mrs. Kerley said the children seem to in enjoying the Experiment. A was an example we had one c Hild a fourth grader who has done very poorly in Reading. Tho other Day she got a Book sat Down on the Rug and started Reading with no they had to make her leave and go Back to class the beaming principal about a Flower the Flower business like any other business has it and Downs and at 2 45 . Saturday afternoon Between downpours eight year old Flower Salesman Sam Humphries was in the Middle of one of those Downs. Sam and his brother Chris employed by the Aggieland Flower shop were trying to sell Texas a amp a University mums to passers by and were learning that the weather has a lot to do with buying habits. A sold 45 last week a Chris reported a but up to now we be Only sold but that did no to Stop Sam from showing off his wares rain or no or no customers. Most done to know congressmen Nader Washington a Ralph Nader a Congress project saying a most people have never heard of 95 per cent of the National legislators made Public saturday detailed profiles of the 484 senators and representatives seeking reelection. The Nader organization said it enlisted More than 500 a nonpartisan volunteers Quot to search records and conduct interviews throughout the country. The resulting information it said was supplemented and reduced to final form by a staff of 130 in Washington. The 14,000-plus pages of documentation on individual members represent the second portion of the Nader groups massive study of Congress. The first an overview published As a paperback Book concluded that Congress rather than truly representing the people has fallen under the control of the ites ident and special interest groups. This Book entitled a who huns Congress the president big business or you said that the party leaders of Congreve a have become More buffers than Bosses elevated More because of ineffectiveness and general popularity than lie cause of leadership however the individual profiles of men in leadership posts in the House and Senate for the most part gave them credit at least for expert knowledge of the inner Workings of their institutions and for Talent in maintaining Good relations with the frequently Independent minded member the Are assigned to Lead. The study of House speaker Carl Albertd okla for example quotes an assessment by two unnamed colleagues a Albert was As Strong a Leader As the House other opinions collected in the profile were that Albert successfully avoided stirring jealousy among committee chairmen that could work against passage of legislation but also that a the has More opportunities to exercise leadership than he on their own the researchers reported that Albert a has a reputation for shunning Large contributions. A reputation for timing honest and financially Independent of special groups or Hie Republican House Leader rep. Gerald r. F Ord of Mulligan told Nader interviewers they reported that congressional leadership is a purely a matter of persuasion. You can to threaten. Any intimidation backfires. You done to have much to threaten Ford said the first half of the Nailer profile on him is balanced but the second smacks of an attempt at a Hatchet the Republican Leader said his votes for the . Supersonic jetliner and for a see Nader Page 4astate�?Ts voter registration at to per Lent Austin Tux. Api voter registration in Texas might run As High As 5.5 million for this years general election Secretary of state Bob Bullock estimated saturday. That would in 70 per cent of All texans of voting age and almost 1.5 million More than the number who registered in 1970, he said i Nile photo by David g i

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