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Chanute Tribune (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Chanute, Kansas Forecast crackling the Chanute Tribune Price 15c Chanute Kansas,66720, monday december 5, 1977 28 pages �?3 sections j excitement ensued As Santa touched Down to talk with kids and give oat Candy la Flea in to Chanute by Chopin r sat a Day morning and landed near the i mortal main Street project meets scepticism i photo by Don Braul its dolls him Miks a handle s Central business District policy plan aimed it rejuvenating the downtown shopping area is receiving less than a warm Welcome from City officials and businessmen the Only thing i really have a problem with in the Chi study is Blin King off main Street to create additional parking a said 1-Arry Eller Community development dirty Tor a it s an arterial Street and rerouting traffic would tie a tug problem Kiter and some businessmen agree with most recommendations contained in the study but have doubts about turning part of East main Street into a modified parking lot the East main str it project if approved recommends the City vacate a portion of the Street Between Lincoln and Highland As a traffic arterial property owners could convert the area to parking lot status to create the East main Street shopping Plaza a Angle parking could to instituted in the Plaza to create additional parking and traffic still could move through the area on two lanes the study states a to for More parking but in a not sure this is the place and Way to get it. In a not sure it would work said Boyce Wells owner of Well s clothing i e main Quot i know there were mixed reactions to the study but i really Haven t had a Chance to go through it in detail we re really cramped for space 1 parking in our Block and Well need the cooperation of everyone in the area to make improvements he said John Barr owner of Barr s fashions and i of East said there Are a lot of people against the study and others who done to really understand what s Teing presented a i Haven t studied the plan in he said. But i done to think i would really tie in favor of turning part of the Street into a parking lot it might to something we could try on a temporary basis to see How it works Quot Barr said something needs to be done to improve the downtown shopping area in order to attract More customers and continue Good business growth a a in a for improvement whatever it is. Especially if it s a Good he said businessmen City officials and other interested people comprising the Chi policy plan committee will meet at 7 p in tuesday in the Central Park building to discuss review and possibly revamp the study the committee eventually will present the study to the planning commission for review and possible revision it approved the plan will become part of the City a comprehensive development plan 1975 bus final Appl Oval of the study rests with the City commission the East main St my shopping Plaza proposal is the most controversial portion of the study if this particular project is initiated it could eventually result in a Plaza area Between Lincoln and Evergreen according to plans outlined in the study it also could include the vacation of Highland Street Between first and Elm streets other policies recommended in the study include the following a i be the petition method to remove All metered parking areas a seek to maintain the condition of the Santa be Railroad crossing including pedestrian markings. To prov Ide a smooth transition from one part of the Chi to the other a encourage the Iota housing authority or private Enterprise to undertake a federally sup ported housing project for the elderly near the cd promote construction of other multiple family dwellings around the downtown a support efforts to maintain the safari museum and to renovate and establish the Neosho county historical museum a encourage each property owner to begin a coordinated program of renovating the older facades of buildings a limit construction of future shopping centers to existing zoned Sites a prepare a new zoning ordinance and map to include a cd zone a have a design plan for landscaping the downtown wherever financially supported a Bride cake improvements recommended in the traffic study for cd signals and markings a improve the appearances of rear entrances to stores which connect to parking in the Back a continue efforts to obtain private parking for customers and employees a support an expanded program of promotional events for the cd and coordinate it w Ith physical improvements a decide upon a color coordinated set of a Street furniture for the downtown to make the area distinctive teens get answer to name calling hassle Rusty nails blamed for ceiling collapse in Ter mined editor s note h in age o ars Are often a hassle but a Friendly ear and some Good advice Tan help St notch the Road. The Tribune working with the Bibl Buse learn will present weekly a column of letters from Young people Iii it haunt and the area with answers from local people. Dear write on we have this problem on the bus we ride a Bunch of people Are always calling us names what can we do at it it this i s this is always happening at school tint dear bus hider this is really a Tough problem to handle but with persistence you can handle it it might help you to know that most kids have Tarn confronted with this problem sometime or other although other kids have had it happen to them you w ill have to Deal w Ith it alone it you want it to Stop asking teachers parents or bus Drivers to make them Stop just does t help that much it May prevent the name calling in the company of authority figures hut most surely it will occur As soon As the adults disappear live serious thought to Why this is happening arid then you can decide on an effective plan of action talking with teachers Counselor or parents May help you fathom Why you Are the victim hut the action will have to to yours saying that name callers Are bullies or jealous is of no help really look at the situation and try to to objective a they calling you names xxv aus they want your attention a this is common in Young teen age girl Ixia relations Are they calling names to cause they want to impress their friends a is it an attempt to put you a Down Quot so they can feel a up a a social relationships often evolve like a Teeter totter it you Are Down they have to go up do you brag a lot about your accomplishments a maybe you Are using the Teeter totter game on them do you encourage such treatment by making a nuisance of yourself by hanging around a group in which you do not fit a be really hard on yourself and no cheating on the answers now Tor a plan of action first admit to by Jane Blades thursday trucks from the University of Kansas will tiring to Chanute equipment for the Oft ice of fhe Rural health Institute at 1500 w 7th announcement of the opening of the Institute was made saturday at a Lim Cheon meeting at the Chanute country club where guests included Kansas legislators from Southeast Kansas and civic leaders and representatives of Chambers of Commerce from the nine county sek area or. David Waxman acting vice Chancellor Iii charge of medical affairs Al medical t enter Kansas try made the announcement As he commented on the a definite ties to relate Mutual goals for Al and Southeast Kansas. The Rural health Institute will promote equal sharing of physicians and other medical people in the nine county area with Al instructors and consultants. A a pc has come to stay a was the theme yourself hat it it he have Len handling the problem wrong and you Are going to change the Nam callers Are getting satisfaction from your reaction people do not continue action that Dot is not give them some kind of pleasure once you really face the situation and admit you have then guilty unintentionally but nevertheless guilt of contributing to the situation you Are on your Way to flapper Days it you have decided that attention getting is their goal you must not allow this to happen in other words ignore. Ignore and ignore it you Are really Clever you can give attention in a negative fashion make the name caller appear foolish o continue Don bag i. Of remarks from Al representatives who met with the sek people across the dinner table is Axman presented a Al Blue and Crimson Flag to to flown at the Rural health Center Here Charles Hen shall Chanute chamber member who chaired promotion for the Center in turn presents the pc people with african figurines a beating the Drums for sek a which Are Art objects from the Chanute safari museum or Joseph Meek director of health care outreach at the Al medical Center in updating plans for the Rural health Institute said communities will help with resident outreach training programs already in operation in sek cities primary care training programs Are to ing researched for Garden City Salina and Pittsburg he said Southeast Kansas Meek said has been a Leader Iii the student preceptor program offering More support from physicians and from students assigned in the sek area. Favourable response he said has come from the students about the help they receive by h Kkt m Tribune intern Rusty nails May have then the cause of the collapse of a portion of the auditorium Balcony at the Iola Junior High school last Friday morning Iola police chief John mater said Utay that Rusty nails had pulled Loose trom Metal reinforcing mesh that held the plaster ceiling causing it to break Loose tall and injure almost to teachers Anet students but school principal Don Wilmoth said monday that he was not aware that an a official cause of the collapse had been while in this area. Continuing education cooperative programs involving the University and area physicians will continue to be promoted Meek said As will physician recruitment plans other states have shown the regional concept is workable he said the new Center will provide Opportunity for physicians and Allied health care people to look to Al to supplement information and input to help strengthen health care services in the nine county Region a Southeast Kansas has the ingredients a Meek said. To make this first Kansas attempt at Region ligation of medical health care training successful this area has a concerned physicians Tine Community organizations and a marvelous group of people. A he said or a j Yarmat executive director of the division of darning resources at the Al medical Center who will come to Chanute thursday to help establish the office of the Rural health Institute greeted the visitors and indicated his enthusiasm for the regional Center a this Rusty nails theory it could have been but i Don t know who would have made that determination w Tilmoth said a was far As i know. It really has t then determined what was the cause of it a Wilmoth said Iola police and fire departments had inspected the auditorium Balcony on Friday shortly after the Accident that sent teachers and students to the Allen county Hospital Tor emergency treatment Only six students Wert admitted to the Hospital and on monday Only two were still there Mary Shaughnessy 14. Iola and Leresa Hinter 15, i Ai Harpe were refuted in satisfactory condition and were being held for observation Hospital i cont limed on Cage 12 on the inside a mystery authors of and come clean. Page 2 a students help readers keep abreast of school projects. Page 4 a in sports Neosho county panthers split at Hutchinson losing to Barton county 72-87 Page 8 a temporary director appointed to new Rural health Center Page 12 weather temperature highs lows Friday 5v 27 saturday 34 sunday 40 35 t Oday 39 76 v car Aud today us 2v h goes this Date 1196s Ltd 70 i owes this Date 1950 4 relative humidity 88 barometer 28 800 Sunrise 7 22 Sunset 5 08 pre in Trahon 11 Sun 0 j today forecast mostly Cloudy and much colder tonight with lows to to 15 partly Cloudy tuesday w Ith highs in the 2us northerly winds diminishing tonight cooperative Effort the University of Kansas Flag says Quot we re Here to stay Quot for the cooperative health Institute which opens offices thursday at 1500 w. 7th. From left Are John Kirkwood director of social and rehabilitation services for the Chanute area r. C. Lee Back to camera executive director of greater Chanute area chamber of Commerce sen. Robert Talkington Iola Charles Henshall Chanute chamber Institute committee chairman Archie Dykes Kun Chancellor. Photo by Jan Blad warm Welcome tendered Here to new Rural health Institute

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