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Columbia Missourian Newspaper (Newspaper) - October 17, 1976, Columbia, Missouri R state he St typical society Hitt amp Lowry St. Columbia to. 65201 Pitt 36 Oklahoma 28 it. P.-5-Za. A. Iowa state 21 0 Colorado 20 Maryland 17 Miami Fla 19 Kansas 10 i Missouri 17 Oklahoma St. 10 Wake Forest 15 University file arts gallery the great american heroine drawings by Brooke Cameron and a handmade jewelry exhibit 2 30 to 4 30 pin. Coat Bnting Davis Art gallery Navajo Handiwork 1 30 to 5 . Brady commons Art gallery environment Art by Lee Synder and drawings by Rich Guyette 2 to 10 pan. Kirtley Library Colombia Geoege drawings by Leonardo a Vinci 2 to 10 . Monday noon a facing new frontiers a lecture Gentry Hall University 1 . City Council meeting Council chamber county City building s pm. Board of education meeting school Board offices exhibits continuing. Colombia College Art Center gallery Oil paintings and water colors by Frank stack 6 am. To 5 pm Davis Art gallery Navajo Handiwork 8 a m. To 5 . Colombia gallery of photography Black and White photographs by Ansel Adams 11 am. To 3 . University Fine arts gallery the great american heroine drawings by Brooke Cameron and a handmade jewelry exhibit 9 am. To 3 pm. Kirtley Library Columbia College drawings by Leonardo a Vinci 8am to 10 Brady commons Art gallery environment Art by Lee Synder and drawings by Rich Guyette 10 am to 5 a Columbia Art league main gallery Gary Hennigh heraldic banners and William Sapp paintings and stretched hide dimensional works 10 30 a m. To 3 15 . Betty Robins gallery pastels and paintings by Suzanne Vanasse,10 30am.to3 15pm. Insight teachers athletics vital to education since the beginnings of the presidents physical fitness program in the 1960 a the emphasis on physical education and athletics in the schools has greatly increased. The Columbia schools reflect this trend and participation in sprays is a vital element of a student s education Columbia elementary students receive a half hour of physical education instruction twice a week and May participate in athletic activities through the Parks and recreation department secondary students Are required to take physical education through their Junior year and have the option of participating in a variety of extracurricular athletic programs of Flie approximately 5,000 secondary students 1,900 participate in athletics the teachers believe physical education is a necessary part of a child s education. A the . Program is just As important and should Cany just As much weight As other academic this review of the athletic program in Columbia Public schools was prepared by j. M. Murphy Melissa Sturges and Marie Hollenbeck of the Columbia missourian s special reporting team on education. Studies but in most cases it does no to Quot Ken Ash Hickman High school baseball basketball and Cross country coach says students need physical activity or they won t develop or maximize their athletic ability Adi says a the rules and regulations in pj3. Are 8 lot like those in life Quot plus offers the students a Chance for social Contact with one another. Ash says he is most interested in a student participating in sports activities and grades accordingly with 50 per cent of the Grade based on participation while skill and written a tax account for 25 per cent of the class Grade each. The same Type grading system is used at the Junior ugh level. Barb Logan girls teacher at Jefferson Junior High school says die grades students a on their Effort and if they try their hardest. There is a Chance for the non athletic student to get a Good 1 evaluating athletic performance in the elementary schools consists of Progress report cards a a in a sure there Are some that get pretty uptight about it grading says Nancy Lewis physical see athletics Page 1a 69th year a no. 30 comi morning it s sunday. Oct. 17. /976 5 sections a 62 Papes a 35 cents Walker parades Down memory Lane comic Page characters Greet artist. By Marion sours missourian staff writer there they were a Beetle Sarge Flap and other characters from the a Beetle Bailey Quot cartoon strip a giant paper and Chicken wire replicas hiding the fraternity and Sorofty Bouses which built them As University Homecoming decorations and saturday morning there was the creator of those characters cartoonist Mort Walker serving As the grand marshal of the Homecoming Parade and observing the decorations As he Rode along the Homecoming theme was a Beetle Bailey comes Home a in Honor of Walker a 1948 University graduate he said after the Parade that As he passed through the streets of his old College town he probably was most surprised and pleased with the elaborate greek town decorations Walker who also draws a Boner s arks and collaborates with Dik Browne on a Chi and Lois a was kept Busy this weekend. He spoke at a Bonfire and Pep rally Friday night he was in the Parade saturday he attended a banquet at the Beames Center after the Parade and he crowned the Homecoming Queen at halftime of the football game the Homecoming Queen elected by University students Friday is Gayle Mcferrin of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorofty she was sponsored by Kappa Kane fraternity in the frate mity Sorofty decorations Competition Phi Kappa Theta and Gamma Phi Beta won first place and Lambda Chi Alpha and Kappa Alpha Shaw Marie and Curtis Hutchins had front Row spots As they watched the Homecoming Parade. Rainer emf Sholter Theta won second place Walker s old fraternity. Kappa Sigma also had an entry Hawes House placed first and Mcgill House placed second m the residence Halls Competition army Roth won the off Campus award. Walker had a Good View of the decorations from his place in a jeep near the front of the Parade after passing through the University Campus the Parade turned onto see related photo on Page 16 Broadway where the biggest crowds lined the streets there were 22 marching bands glittering majorettes clowns old cars cows horses sinners on motorbikes and political candidates galore after the Parade Walker attended a banquet at the Heames Center where it was announced that Parkway West High school of St Louis had won the band Competition m the Parade the Queen also was introduced Walker was Given a plaque in recognition of his part in the Homecoming afterwards he talked with friends and admirers and signed autographs with his name and a Quick sketch of one of his characters after the Missouri Iowa state football game Walker planned to visit the Kappa Sigma fraternity House before leaving town later in the afternoon budget cuts end handicapped preschool by Diane Lade missourian staff writer four year old Wendy Peacher Isnit going to school this fall most preschool children would be Happy to be out of school but Wendy needed her classes to prepare for elementary school next fall she is Blind Wendy a class part of a program to prepare handicapped children to enter Public schools was discontinued this fall because of a Lack of funds the class which had been sponsored jointly by the Columbia Public schools and the University affiliated facility uhf provided a physical therapist paediatrician and a special education teacher for 16 handicapped children the uhf withdrew support from the program when the Federal government Cut its funds by 60 per cent the Public schools were unable to fund the program alone for Wendy to be cancellation is just the Start of educational obstacles Blind students must attend one of three state schools for the Blind a a we re working on the possibility of another Grant a Hank Steere assistant school superintendent of Columbia Public schools said a we Are working with other agencies to try to see what could be done a Steere said the Public schools Are not required to have a preschool program for the handicapped but were partially reimbursed for the staff a salary by a Federal Grant Bob Hallisey former associate director of uhf said the facility s budget was Cut from 375,000 to $33,000 last year Hallisey As Well As the Blind preschoolers was a victim of the funding Cut he now is associate director of research at the University of Southern Illinois uhf spent $15,000 on the preschool program during its one year existence Hallisey said the program was a dramatically successful a but that uhf had to make a decision when the Grant was Cut a this year the uhf decided to fund a child illness screening clinic which will give free physical examinations to 170 children enrolled in the head Start program Tom Stevens a University counselling student and chairman of the local chapter of the National Blind said he believes the preschool program was terminated because of Lack of funds nevertheless he believes the needs of Blind elementary school students should be a higher funding priority a we had a great juror about busing a Stevens said a and i suppose when it involves �00 children and 400 people moaning and groaning you be got to do something the Only thing i quarrel about is the great difference in treatment the handicapped children receive a Steere said that while the program was beneficial to the children involved it was not required for proper preschool development most of the 16 handicapped children previously in the program would enter Public schools next fall but Wendy will not be Able to attend Columbia Public schools next fall see school Page 16a chinese demonstrate support for purge Hong Kong up a a Western visitor to Shanghai said a fall Bell broke Loose in China a largest City saturday with tens of thousands of people demonstrating in support of the purge of Mao tse Tungos widow and three communist party leaders the visitor who spent several Days in Shanghai said demonstrations went on throughout the Day Friday and resumed Early saturday. He said the demonstrators plastered posters on buildings along banking Road the City a main thoroughfare and other streets they put up caricatures of Mao a widow Chiang Chang and the three Shanghai leaders who composed the Radical group in the communist party s Central leadership the Shanghai leaders Are Chang Chuncha Wang Hung Wen and Yao Wen Yuan a i have never seen anything Tike it a the visitor told up in a Telephone conversation a ranking Road was impassable. There were at least 70,000 people to those areas when i left saturday afternoon and the crowd was getting bigger a they plastered posters everywhere they started putting posters on the ground floor yesterday Friday and moved steadily up the floors with the posters today Quot the visitor said the caricatures showed the four with nooses around their necks and Large a so across their faces a one poster showed a Large red steel fist coming Down to crush them a he said some posters were put on the outside of the peace hotel where the visitor and other foreigners were staying a the people began Rushing the hotel As if to attack it some earned ladders then we saw they were putting up caricatures and posters the hotel staff rolled Down steel shutters at the Entrance and did not let the foreigners leave the hotel a he said. In a broadcast earlier this week Shanghai radio gave support to Hua As the new party Leader and also supported party decisions connected with the purge of the four result of worldwide shortage local Coffee prices Rise by Wayne Savage missourian staff writer that morning cup of Coffee probably will Cost columbian a bit More in the near future because of a increase by one of the nations largest Coffee producers general foods which Sells Maxwell House Coffee raised its Coffee Price 15 cents per Pound 45 kilogram tuesday the fifth Price increase the company has made this year other Coffee producers Are expected to follow suit at least one Columbia grocery store already has increased Coffee prices in response to the general foods move and spokesmen from other stores said their Knees will be increased soon Gerbes supermarket 1810 Paris Road increased the Price of one Pound of Coffee from $215 to $2 49 thursday with the receipt of a shipment of Coffee from their warehouse at Eastgate Iga food liner 2006 e Broadway manager Joe Roberts said his Coffee prices Are determined by the Iga warehouse in Mexico to a when the warehouse raises their Price ill have to raise mine Quot he said he expects a Price increase to go into effect monday and predicted a Pound of Coffee in his store will Cost 14 or 15 cents More his current Price is $215 per Pound Roberts said he Sells Coffee at Cost and has been reluctant to Purchase additional stocks Over the past six to eight months because he expected the Price to come Down a a it a one of the things a grocery store does no to make anything on a he said. At Safeway 29 e Broadway clerk Marvin Bond said the stores warehouse should increase Coffee prices to retail stores next week to reflect higher prices charged by Coffee producers Coffee now on Safeway s shelves will be sold at the old prices however Bond said Safeway a folgers Coffee Sells for $2 49 per Pound and a Pound of Maxwell House costs $215 Bond said Safeway probably will receive a shipment of Coffee next week but declined to predict How much More expensive it would be at lady Baltimore wholesale grocers 1711 Paris Road manager Jerry Porterfield said his firm operates on a Market Price basis with a prices generally updated with Market Cost a lady Baltimore might increase its Coffee prices within the next week if notification of a Cost increase is received from the firms suppliers he said the timing and amount of a Price increase however will depend on the firms inventory of Coffee and the paper work involved he said Coffee bean Knees have increased 173 per cent since july 1975 because of a worldwide Coffee shortage a 70 per cent loss of the brazilian Coffee crop occurred m 1975 because of a killing Frost m that country and colombians crop was reduced by 20 per cent because of excessive rainfall the grocers have differing reports on How increases m Coffee Knees Over the past 15 months have affected local sales Eastgate a Roberts said sales of two and three Pound 90 and 1.35 kilogram size cans a have gone Down a lot a at Safeway Bond said Coffee sales have been a considerably less because of Price increases Over the past year a spokesman for Gerbes reported no noticeable decline in Coffee sales however at Nowells United super Market 1005 w Worley St a spokesman said he cannot detect any decrease in Coffee sales but shoppers seem to be buying smaller quantities at one time Porterfield said it is difficult to determine How Coffee sales have changed at lady Baltimore one reason for this he said is. That Coffee is a seasonal product with sales naturally changing during the year

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