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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - April 8, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa The it pleasant news Section one 2 sections vol. 92, no. 83 it. Pleasant Iowa wednesday evening april 8, 1970 Price to cents these Days by John Chamberlain for a non partisan a Earth Day when the campuses turn out for a Earth Day on april 22, it will be important to note just who will be accepted As the allies of the demonstrators who profess to be such friends of the will the whole program take on an anticapitalist slant will the name of Lenin a whose birthday happens to be april 22 a creep into the ceremonial speeches in the name of cleaning up the offshore Oil Slicks will a nationalization of lha Oil Industry be suggested will any a a establishment figure receive any credit for sincerity inventiveness and effectiveness in working to take pollution out of our air and water there have already been complaints from Washington d.c., that members of the Nixon administration concerned with the environment have been rebuffed in offering to help set up a Earth Day Quot programs. We Are left with the inference that where any Politico is Welcome he must be acceptable to school Board acts on recommendations by Nancy Leysen at the it. Pleasant Community school Board meeting tuesday evening superintendent Robert for Manek presented a Chart showing distribution of state Aid to schools in Henry county. He noted that it. Pleasant receives considerably less state Aid than other schools in this area from the equalization fund because its Cost per Pupil is lower in relationship to its tax base. The current state formula for figuring state Aid tends to favor higher expenditures per Pupil. Or. Formanek also noted a letter received from the Iowa school Board association stating that the proposed 6.1% limit on school Cost increases will result in a loss of control by local school boards in the state. Too curriculum coordinator Roger such democrats As senator Gaylord Williams presented a proposed list Nelson of Wisconsin. The a Earth Day coordinators evidently want to copyright the cause of a a environmentalism As their own. Republicans need not apply. Too yet outside of a few of the professional ecologists the most fervent environmentalist in the state of California is none other than Republican governor Ronald Reagan. He has put himself in the forefront of the forces who Are demanding that a a Mission impossible spirit be injected into the ant pollution Campaign. He is on the Eide of the surfer who wants clean beaches and the nature Lover who complains that the Ponderosa Pines of the san Bernardino mountains Are withering because of the infamous los Angeles Basin smog. It will be interesting to see whether the a Earth Day demonstrators at Berkeley or at the University of California at Santa Barbara give their governor any credit at All for having Long anticipated them As a conservationist. Before there was any Oil seepage tragedy in the Santa Barbara Channel Ronald Reagan had a premonition that something terrible might happen a year before the disaster his state government urged that before either the Federal government or a leasing Oil company was allowed to take any profit from offshore Oil a percentage should be put aside As anti pollution insurance for the coastal towns. As the governor said in his state of the state message his proposal was ignored. Reagan did no to like it that Federal drilling regulations beyond the three mile limit were Only about one third us effective As the rules governing California state leases. But when he offered to take Over the policing of the Federal leases if the Federal government would adopt state standards he was ignored again. It Wasny to until after the Oil spill had darkened the beaches and killed the wild fowl that Reagan began to get cooperation from Washington. And it is interesting that the cooperation came from the new Republican Secretary of the Interior. Walter Hickel who adopted California standards soon after taking office. Of personnel to be included in the summer curriculum development program at the secondary level. The Board approved mrs. Virginia Elk strand and Waldo Sutton to work in the math area and Roy Ollivier and Maynard Bittie to work in the science area. Also included will be one full time and one half time Secretary. Ron Statler was approved to update the social studies program ass drive for $1200 in Progress Reagan is something of a Martinet when it comes to fighting any sort of pollution. He wants an omnibus clean air Law he wants stricter pesticide controls he wants stiffer standards for the composition and volatility of gasoline. He now claims that the tide in the fight against air pollution was turned As Long ago As 1966. With the toughest anti emission motor vehicle Laws in the country California has succeeded in lessening the amount of air pollution despite the fact that the number of cars is always increasing. But the current rate of improvement is not enough for Reagan the Laws he says a must be made even it willbe too bad if a Earth Day degenerates into a narrow a panties Stablish Mentz protest. There Are Good and bad people in the establishment when it comes to the ant pollution test. In his fight to gain a a permanent guaranty that the Santa Barbara disaster will not be repeated governor Reagan got some of his most effective advice from the office of Nixon a scientific adviser or. Lee Dubridge. Secretary of the Interior Hickel has acceded to Reagan a request that the ban on Seaward Oil drilling in specified Scenic Beauty areas be extended beyond the states own three mile limit. These Are re publican achievements. They should not be excluded from mention be the annual ass merchant drive began april 6 and will run until april 17. This drive along with the student drive finances a foreign student Here for a year. Total goal is $1,200. Members of the student Council have been divided into teams and Are Selling $5 shares to the merchants. Ass is a non profit private organization which started out As a Volunteer ambulance services in the Allied forces in 1914. Later it based a foreign student program on the volunteers understanding and Friendship that was gained through their personal experiences during the War. At first the students Only came Here to the United states and later other countries began to offer it to High school students from the . It has continued this Way Ever since. O o o ass started in it. Pleasant 13 years ago by Ralph Taylor Sam Ewart George Stanley and the it. Pleasant rotary club. Now a Large it. Pleasant ass chapter of adults along with the it. Pleasant High school student Council directs the program. This years student is Gletty Perez from Uruguay. Past afters have been Elsa parvanian Finland. Agnita Rowan Holland. Alev Oke Oglu Turkey. Karen Reiner Germany. Daniele Arnellies France. Dorrit Anderson Denmark. Loma Vega Costa Rica. Johann Mueller South Africa Sirkka Konturi Finland. Traudel Fiebig Germany. John Wannon Australia. To include units on current world problems and drug abuse. Too elementary curriculum coordinator Donald Young made the following recommendations which were approved by the Board. 1. Extension of the Pilot phonetic Reading program to the entire first Grade level. The series offered by Lippincott uses a phonetic approach to teaching beginning Reading and seems to offer Many advantages Over the present a look say approach. The two first Grade classes which have had this method of instruction this year will continue it into second Grade this fall. 2. Summer curriculum development by the following people at the elementary level in math and science mrs. Judy Miller mrs. Betty Geary mrs. Betty Somer Meyer and mrs. Ethel Virginia Calloway. Mrs. Susan Kropa will work half time. Too or. High principal Richard my Beth presented and received approval for the following recommendations 1. Development of the present Reading spelling and English programs into a single language arts program at the 8th Grade level. 2. Reversal of the present Earth and life science sequence so that Earth science will be offered to 8th graders and life science to 7th graders. 3 division of the fall class of seventh graders into six rather than five sections. 4. Extension of or. Harold Dodds contract to teach full time at or. High rather than three Days a week As at present. Senate rejects judge Carswell by 51-45 vote nearly got him that foot Long steel Rod sticking through Bart Browne a Windshield nearly impaled him in this freakish mishap at Livonia Mich. It bounced off of a truck. Iowa court House kills Reform Bill Long Range Road program to be affected As the tense Senate vote went on in a quiet chamber the president last the support of such key republicans As Sens. Winston l. Prouty of Vermont Margaret Chase Smith of Maine and Marlow w. Cook of Kentucky. There were 38 democrats voting to reject the Florida nominee a Long with the 13 republicans. Seventeen democrats a mostly southerners a voted for Carswell As did 28 republicans. The White House had insisted the Worth jr., a South carolinian. The president was confident of Victory vote on that showdown was 55 to until a Little More than an hour be-45. Fore the vote began but Nixon ooh himself acknowledged to a group administration forces won an of visitors that he thought it would initial test vote monday when a be a tight very Washington it up ii a the Senate in a dramatic repudiation of president Nixon rejected his nomination of judge g. Harrold Carswell to the supreme court today by a 51 45 vote. A coalition of democrats and dissident republicans teamed up to defeat Carswell and Deal the president a second Rebuff in his Effort i to name a Southern judge to the High court. On nov. 21, the Senate similarly refused to confirm Nixon a nomination of judge Clement f Hans Des Moines up it Des Moines up a a court Felton a Clinton said the measure Reform Bill a listed by gov. Rob is far from perfect but represents a Ert d. Ray As his second highest much better court system than pres Highway director Joseph co pal legislative priority for the 1970 ses entry is operating in Iowa Sion was killed today by the Iowa House. Move to kill the Carswell nomination by sending it Back to the Senate judiciary committee failed by i o w a a vote of 52 to 44. On the recommit Only eight Washington up a As anticipated Iowa a senators were split on the vote rejecting the nomination of g. Harrold Carswell to representatives voted 58-37 to table the Bill and virtually assured it would not come up for House consideration in the remaining Days of Biu Sun res tech the legislature. Jr., today warned the Iowa Legisla the move to table came just As Ture that $10 minion can to be taken ministration but on today a ballot the House started consideration of from the Iowa Highway commission five switched making 13 who voted a major amendment which would without seriously affecting the against Carswell on the crucial substantially revise the current sys states Long Lange Road program it confirmation balloting tem of Justice of the peace courts although there is currently a rather than eliminate them As the $84 million balance in the commis republicans voted against the and the u. S. Supreme court. Democrat Harold Hughes voted with the majority against confirmation. While Republican Jack Miller voted for confirmation. The court Reform proposal hinged Sion a primary Road fund Coupal said enough projects Are being planned to not Only exhaust the balance but actually cause a deficit of roughly $10 million by the end of 1973. School officials of Midwest to attend meetings at inc director Nesbitt commended the group of project Star backers present for their consistently Fine manner of presentation of the proposal. Mrs. Richard Looker Rev. Timothy Little Leo Brau and or. D. C. Eggert requested reconsideration of the program. After considerable discussion it was moved that the program be approved As structured and the proposal carried. A specially trained instructor will be employed under the terms of the Federal project and the it. Pleasant District will pay not to exceed 70% of the instructors salary. The measure had a Stormy ride in the philosophy of creating a in through the House judiciary Corn wed trial court operation in the Roll top Ann inti nor committee be state with All lower courts being Ever commit to t he flow for placed under the supervision of of 1973. I two educational meetings which Institute Dean for the two Day meet debate alter spending nearly to Iowa a District courts. Coupal made his statements at will be attended by school officials ing which will feature or. Dorothy remitted meetings on the Bill the the j. P. Courts often criticized a Public hearing scheduled to Dis from throughout the Midwest will m Simpson director Alfred Binet judiciary pm Mutee finally gave As inefficient untrained and in cuss gov. Robert d. Rays com be held at Iowa Wesleyan College school for perceptually Handicap us and sent it out fully realizing effective were to be eliminated and Promise financial package that is thursday through saturday. Ped children Louisville ky., a the problems still present in the replaced by a system of District designed to bail out several ailing the morning session of the Spring professional Leader. Magistrates. The magistrates were programs without a general tax meeting of the Southeast District theme of the Institute will be 1 too to be appointed by District court increase this year. The major por i association elementary school learning to and during in opening remarks rep. Charles judges and under strict supervision. Hon of the governors proposed principals Wil be held thursday in the four sessions conferee will for a a a $17.9 fund shift is contained in a the colleges International room at us attention on introduction to proposal to divert the $10 million the Library. Or. William Matthes of causes of learning disabilities As from the Road fund. The University of Iowa is chief evidenced by children in the regu although the governor has speaker for the morning session. Hear classroom the development stressed the Transfer is a Stempor will speak about a a Counselor and of learning abilities and Aryl he would make no promises counselling in elementary perceptually handicapped child. The principals will have lunch at will admitted to probate Power outage for Short time the will of Wade l. Mcbeth has been admitted to probate at the courthouse. The Money will be repaid. Jim Ritter manager of the it. Pleasant municipal utilities said today that Power will be off on according to the terms each most electrical Power circuits Early guarantee Jar t0 pay Back the loan loonies research chairman of the Coupal said the Only Way the the Iris restaurant and will Conti Money can be taken w Ould be on nue their Day Long meeting at the a loan basis with the legislature Iris following lunch. Or. Bradley the ass drive is divided into two parts the adult merchant drive and the student drive. The town is divided into nine groups or sections for merchant share canvassing Don by the Mph student Council members during april 6-16. They will Call on every merchant in their respective areas Selling $5 shares toward a goal of $600. The students will buy 25c shares from their homeroom representatives. Their goal is also $600. The ass merchant drive will end and the student drive will begin with a special ass Assembly. It will be a panel discussion in which Gletty Perez and four other ass students from surrounding towns will participate. The questions asked Witt be ones submitted by students. Afterwards the students will visit some of the afternoon classes. The ass committee Hopes everyone will be Able to contribute to this worthy cause and continue to spread the slogan of ass a walk together talk together be Peoples of the cause of partisanship on a Earth distributed by King features Syndicate. In other action the Board employed mrs. Waldo Sutton As school nurse for the 70-71 school year. Amended the contract of Daniel Bowman assistant High school principal from to months to 9v4 months to enable him to take advanced College work this summer. Accepted resignations from Sandra Williams Verda Thompson Marjorie Osier William faults Eileen Roth Barbara Johnson Genevieve Owens. Transferred $1,200 from the student teacher fund to the it. Pleasant education association to be used in their Mph student scholarship fund. Approved the following professional meetings. Robert Evans state athletic directors meeting Boone Iowa april 9-10th. Mrs. Virginia Ekstrand Hawkeye science fair Des Moines Iowa april 10-Llth. Mrs. Thelma Wilson Iowa association school business officials Des Moines Iowa april 17-18th. Robert Evans Iowa state clinic Ames Iowa april i7-18th. Mrs. Beverly Sutton school nurses conference Washington Iowa april 23rd. Don Young or. Orville Bunting and two teachers Reading conference Cedar Falls Iowa april 24th. Dennis White Drake relays Des Moines Iowa april 24-25th. Robert Formanek annual administrators conference Cedar Falls Iowa May 1st. Following the regular meeting the Board went into executive session to discuss building site acquisition with attorney Ben Galer. No formal action was taken on the question of Sites. Attorney Galer was requested however by the Board to obtain a Legal opinion in accordance with the following motion that the Board request a Legal opinion from attorney Ben a. Galer As to the effect of recent supreme court decisions on the method of electing directors in the it. Pleasant Community school District. Grandchild was left $500 Laura i Friday morning the outage is Frances Shafer $1,000 and a car necessary in order to conduct cer personal effects to a daughter. By Tam electrical protective equipment a Scott to a son Melvin Mcbeth tests within the interconnection and to Laura Frances Shafer. These Iowa electrical co opera Mcbeth Home shall be sold to the Tive association daughter if she wants it otherwise in the next one or two years. Iowa association elementary school current Highway commission principals and director of the u. Of plans Call for the letting of $110 Iowa University elementary school million in contracts during fiscal is featured speaker during the af-1971 and in excess of $125 million Ter noon session. Of contracts for fiscal 1972. Expect measles threat will delay launch it is to be sold and the Money divided Between the daughter and the son who were left the rest of the estate. Erma Scott was named executor of the will which was drawn up june 16, 1960. The outage will be of very Short duration and during the Early hours when a minimum of people will be inconvenienced. Clocks will be in error by a few minutes when you awake Friday morning. Nixon confers ahead of talks with soviet educators from Iowa Illinois and Cape Kennedy up it blood Missouri Are expected at Wesleyan tests confirmed today that Apollo 13 astronaut Thomas k. Mattingly has no immunity to German measles meaning he might come Down with the disease in space if the Moon Mission is launched saturday. Friday and saturday for an Institute on children with special learning disabilities co sponsored by inc and the american Institute for developmental education Lagrange 111. The Institute will be held in the Library John Wayne let est actor Maggie Smith Best actress Hollywood up a John in an English girls school. Wayne 62, brushing a tear from his j a Midnight Cowboy a the Story of turning on him to announce in and w Ashing ton up a pres teacher education at Wesleyan is ident Nixon conferred with his _ National Security Council today on u. S. Tactics at the opening of strategic arms talks with the russians next week with pressure con the development greatly increase prof. Joseph l. Mauck head of de chances the launch of the nations third lunar surface expedition will be postponed until May 9. The space Agency however made no immediate decision on the status of the Mission. Grand trustee to visit eagles men in Vance an end of missile deployment. Mcgeorge Bundy a foreign policy adviser to president John f. Kennedy endorsed a Senate Resolution which would urge Nixon to declare Eye won the Oscar for Best actor two Down and out Young Maggie Smith for Best actress and contemporary new York City won a Midnight Cowboy the Best pie three oscars in All including Best Ture of the year at the 42nd annual screenplay and Best direction by Academy awards presentations John Schlesinger. Tuesday. Best supporting actor was gig Wayne accepted the Oscar for his Young for his difficult role As the a moratorium on further deploy role As a hard drinking rough jaded emcee of the depression Days ment of both abm and Mir mis ruling Lawman in a True he dance Marathon in Quot they shoot Siles. Was a sentimental favorite for his horses Don t they a the strategic arms limitation 35 years of stardom in adventure Surprise Winner of the evening talks Salt begin in Vienna and Western films. Was television comedienne Goldie april 16. Miss Smith was voted Best actress hawn a regular on a Rowan and Bundy told a Senate hearing he for playing a pathetic but Gallant Martins laugh in a for Best sup saw no real danger in a limited spinster in a the prime of miss porting actress in a Cactus Flower Quot suspension. He said the u. S. Posi Jean Brodie a a tragicomedy set playing a Lingaling blonde. Don a can be stated to the soviet Union Only by our president and his authorized agents. The presi Dent must choose the timing and shape of any initiative he takes. In the end his leadership is what will the chief astronaut physician or. Charles a. Berry has already said that if any of the three Apollo 13 astronauts a Mattingly a Carl e. Kreiger Huntington ind., newly appointed to the fraternal order of eagles Board of Mes a. Lovell and Fred w. Haise grand trustees Witt visit the local Are without immunity to measles. Eagles club on saturday and Sun Day april Lith and 12th. It was announced today by Charles Mcwilliams. Worthy president of the that it the Mission commander lev a the Odds Are very High that they would get the latest blood tests confirmed aerie. The occasion will be the Eastern Iowa zone conference. Kreiger is a past National chaplain of the order and he has served and Haise Are immune to the disease. A however a tile space Agency said at midday a the latest analysis to Edas past president and Secretary agates that command module Pilot of the Indiana state aerie As Well that it Mas Mattingly has no mammas his Home aerie. Huntington he lt7 143 Tutje disease. Has been a zone director for 18 years. Krieger is married and has two sons and two granddaughters. Four satellites go into orbit Cape Kennedy up a the United states orbited four satellites in less than three hours today firing an advanced Nimbus weather watcher and a map Moonlit from California and launching a pair of nuclear detection satellites at Cape Kennedy. John Wayne a True grit Maggie Smith. A the prime of miss Jean terse verse by a. C. Gordon its better far to fail a try than never not to make that try. A this finding creates the possibility that unless there is a change in Mattingly s condition Between now and launch he could develop German measles in space a Carle Reirer appealing Case to supreme court 9 r Benjamin e. Batchelor who was sentenced in District court Here feb. La 1970, to ten years in prison at it. Madison on a larceny of a motor vehicle charge is appealing the conviction to the state supreme court. Batchelor made application to the District court asking that a lawyer be appointed to help him prepare his Appeal and that a transcript of the Case be Given him which the court ordered. Alanson k. Elgar was named to represent i Batchelor

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