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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - February 17, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Them pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 92, no. 40 it. Pleasant Iowa tuesday evening february 17, 1970 Price to cent these Days by John Chamberlain the big bafflement about bussing the 1964 civil rights act which is Clear about requiring desegregation of the Public schools also employs some seemingly Clear language when it comes to the subject of bussing. A nothing a so the act says a herein shall empower any official or court of the United states to Issue any order seeking to achieve a racial balance in any school by requiring the transportation of pupils or students from one. School District to another in order to achieve. Racial How does it happen then that bussing has become such an Issue Between the department of health education and welfare in Washington and the governors of the states of Florida Georgia Alabama Mississippi and Louisiana the courts have obviously cracked Down on Southern communities which have been reluctant to accept the bussing of pupils in order to meet the mid year integration deadlines. This would seem to prove that the judges themselves have not pondered the congressional injunction against compelling desegregation by violating the idea of the neigh Hor Hood school. In Florida a Volusia county judge Charles Scott a ruling in favor of a plan that in eludes bussing has sent governor Claude Kirk flying to Washington to protest. But the supreme court in a display of stubbornness that has most of the Southern governors mystified declined to listen to Kirk or to the parallel pleas of governors John Bell Williams of Mississippi and Albert Brewer of Alaba a. Nearly 400 attend local meeting a living hello says former drug addict seeking some explanation of an ambivalent state of affairs i must have sent the profit rate of the american Telephone and Telegraph company soaring with Calls put through to Southern sources. In practically every Case All i got for my pains was a profession of cynicism about the department of health education and welfare and the court system. A statement put out by Florida state senator l. A Gafalis accuses the u. S. Supreme court and hew of a a wilful disregard of the Law of the land. A whew a says senator Bafalis a is dedicated to the proposition that arbitrary and bureaucratic determination of racial quotas in Public education is desirable regardless of facts and feelings to the Bafalis a bafflement and governor Kirk Sanger Are entirely understandable. But one person who would obviously not care to be quoted because of his proximity to Southern protesters against hew came up with an explanation for the state of affairs affecting the school situation in Florida and elsewhere in the deep South. Giving Secretary of health education and welfare Bob Finch the Benefit of the doubt this person said that hew was not necessarily insisting on bussing pupils in Defiance of the wording of the 1964 civil rights act. A it could be argued a so i was told a that what hew in its upon is that Southern school District must come up with a unitary plans for integration in order to qualify for funds. If a a unitary plan happens to include bussing that is incidental. Hew Isnit passing on the constructional Ity of the bussing it is merely signalling that the a unitary requirement has been As for the courts themselves this Southern observer said there might be a presumption on the part of the judges that the constitutional Issue involved in bussing has not been settled by the 1964 civil rights act. It could be a Case where statutory Law As passed by Congress comes into conflict with the u. S. Constitution As interpreted by chief Justice Earl Warrens court in its 1954 a Brown versus Board of education of it could be that the supreme court May some Day Rule that if bussing is necessary to achieve desegregated schools in certain areas then Congress has no Call to prohibit its appearance in a unitary plan. To Clear up the confusion that is driving Southern governors wild state senator Bafalis is offering a Resolution for consideration by his own state of Florida that would Call for an amendment to the . Constitution affirming that a the right of citizens to attend the Public schools of their Choice shall not be abridged or denied by the United states or by any state on account of race. Color religion or National origin. Supporting organizations in Ohio Oklahoma Missouri Mich a i thought taking drugs was a the Cool thing to do and the first two years i got along . The past four years have been a living hello with nothing but trouble stealing lying cheating divorce jail and a Complete waste of the Best years of my life. These were the words of Clair woodsman a patient at the mental health Institute the past five months who is making a sincere Effort to a kick the drug too woodsman was a member of a panel speaking to nearly 400 local teenagers and adults at the Parent teacher association meeting on drug abuse at Cottrell gym monday evening. A i first starting taking drugs at the age of 17, while i was in the army woodsman said and this is the second time in be undergone medical the kids Are the hardest to convince that in the Long run drug usage will catch up and ruin your woodsman spoke with sincerity and humility and was Given resounding applause by the audience As he closed his presentation saying a a it a hard to change. I want to straighten out. I want to my Ftp Nib and pot As the a in things. A confidential information is Nice to have but most difficult to use and i wonder How Many in this audience tonight would testify in court against a teenager accused of using marijuana. A there is a Story going around that i would not prosecute a drug user. This is not Correct. I would be most reluctant to prosecute and Hope i never have to prosecute a teenager accused of using drugs a Morrison said. A the Laws and penalties Are very severe for drug usage or Possession and the last thing in my opinion that a 16 or 17 year old youth needs is a police record and two years in prison. A there is no excuse for anyone to be ignorant of drugs and drug usage he said. We must educate ourselves and our children we must be must use an intelligent Long term the speakers were introduced by David Mccoid vice president of the Pat and program chairman. It was an excellent and informative Community meeting and Many favourable comments were exchanged following the program. Sgt. Bartholomew a extensive exhibit of various drugs and drug users equipment was the Center of wide interest. Illinois Mon fatally injured in car the rented car in we t h John Llannon of Homewood iii., was fatally injured late monday on Highway 34 West of it. Pleasant one mile was demolished on the right hand Side the car remained upright. High Speed ends in death for Driver ii. H spied ended in death for the Hannon ear Slid sideways John Hannon 49, Homewood iu., into the front end of the blow car in a two car collision near it. And was knocked backwards off the pleasant monday evening. His car Highway onto the shoulder. It Stop Slid broadside into a car driven by Ped with the front end headed East. Mrs. Lewis blow 43. It. Pleasant the blow car stopped at the Point route 3 on Highway 34 a mile West of Impact part Way off the Road. Of my. Pleasant at 6 pm. She evidently had tried to pull Over Hannon died of Chest injuries to miss the other vehicle. While being rushed to memorial Wiele ran to the blow car and Hospital in an ambulance. Mrs. Found that mrs. Blow was not bad blow who lives just South of the by Hurt. She w As Down in the seat seek new ban on kit a it it it a a a i a t i a. I lanes biological weapons 34 Salem Blacktop intersection i luckily received Only a head bump and a bruised knee and was taken car was smashed. I to the Hospital for treatment. She was to have a rays tuesday. According to Leonard Wiele Highway patrolman this is what happened but was Able to be up in a few minutes. The front end of the blow sgt. Paul Bartholomew of the fort Madison police department was the first speaker of the 3 member panel. An expert on drugs and drug usage Bartholomew said that 12 to 25 is the most dangerous age for people to become addicted and dependent on drugs. An educational program on drugs should begin at the 3rd Grade level he said. A i do not believe there is a generation Gap today but rather a communication Gap he said. The Young adults Call themselves the a unsettled age and they Are doing their a things in the manner of speech and dress. A Twenty five years ago there was also teenage revolt and rebellion. Smoking or drinking Beer behind the barn was the a things. Today a doing their things often shows up in drug usage with tragic Short and Long term results. A Flsifor example can cause instant insanity. One year after the drug has been taken there can be Flash backs recur Anoe insanity and or hallucinations. A child can be terribly deformed if either Parent is using or has used Bartholomew traced the Early history of drugs and drug usage. Ile demonstrated the techniques of a glue sniffing and injecting a heroin a noted speaker on drugs sgt. Bartholomew said a i done to Tell them not to use drugs. I Tell and show people about drugs a he said a it is your decision no one can make up your mind but Geneva up a the United states called on the Geneva disarmament conference today to urgently negotiate a new International treaty Banning the production Possession and use of biological weapons. Russia immediately countered by insisting on a Blanket prohibition without any verification of All chemical As Well As biological arms. American disarmament chief Gerard c. Smith and soviet negotiator Alexei a. Roschin outlined the positions of their governments at the first session of the 25-nation conference As it resumed this afternoon after a three month recess. Too Smith said biological and chemical weapons should be separated because Many countries already have stockpiles of chemical arms and it would be difficult to negotiate inspection procedures so that nations could be certain the others have actually destroyed their arsenals. Rosc Chin said the two types of Robert w. Cranshaw executive weapons cannot be separated and vice president of Vega industries there Abe a Complete Prohibi-inc., announced today the appointment of Bernard j. Byers to the position of manufacturing manager of vegas it. Pleasant operations. This capability unless they were assured that All possible opponents Saigon it up a Cambodia has begun moving antiaircraft guns into a Border Region to shoot at u. S. Planes that attack North Vietnam Hannon was sitting behind the wheel of the completely wrecked Chevrolet which he had rented from an Ottumwa car rental service. Because of the smashed condition of the doors it was Neces patrolman Hugh Hardin of Keo sary remove him through a win Wauqua was sitting in his car Park now. Had Aho Given it up and would not mate and Viet con again develop Smith said this sort of Assurance would require extensive inspection a something Russia has always opposed. Voshchin said a the need to exclude chemical and bacteriological weapons from the life of human society is generally recognized by world Public the Frontier Allied today. Troops along sources said the meeting was opened by Paul Fite president of the Pat who conducted a Short business meeting and introduced the members of the Pat drug committee. Vega names new m f g manager lion of both arms. Democrats to Des Moines up a a House democratic caucus today decided to pursue the controversial Iowa supreme court decision on the legislative reapportionment plan. Cambodia frequently has complained that american aircraft violate its Borders. . Planes have at times struck into cambodian territory in retaliation for guerrilla attacks. The Allied sources said a cambodian antiaircraft regiment was moving its guns up to the Border North of the South vietnamese town of Loc Ninh 85 Miles North of Saigon. De on a gravel Road just West of the Skunk River Bridge operating his Vascar Speed detection unit when Hannon went by in a 1969 Chevrolet. He was clocked at 93 Miles per hour and Hardin took off after him. Patrolman Hardin arrived at tile scene shortly after the Accident which he saw occur from a distance of a half mile. Too authorities said that Hannon was a Salesman for a packaging Hannon had quite a jump on the company and was to take a plane patrolman who was not gaining on him although he was driving at 120 Mph in the Straightaway West of Westwood. Hardin radioed Wiele who happened to be parked on 34 just West of the country club turn off where he had stopped a car. Out of Ottumwa at 3 30 pin. But missed the flight. He later rented the car and was reported to have been on his Way to catch a flight from Burlington at 6 40 . When the Accident occurred. Hannons body was taken to the minority Leader William Gannon of Mingo said the caucus would direct the state democratic Central committee to ask the High court to reconsider its decision. Debate team ties for i Iii re Wiele put on hts red Light and Beatty funeral Home Here then to waited for the speeding Chevrolet the Raymond funeral Home in he saw it coming behind another Fairfield. It was to be sent to a car and said the Driver slowed Homewood funeral Home. He was Down then so needed up in an at a brother in Law of one of the tempt to pass. Hannon then appear Raymond Brothers Arthur l. Of Cully saw the approaching West Whiting ind. Bound blow 1969 Oldsmobile and Hannons death was the fifth in hit his brakes. Henry county in 1970. The Mph debate team travelled to Drake University feb. 13 and 14, to participate in that tournament for the first time. Considering the top Competition both varsity and Novice squads did quite Well. The varsity team of to last week the supreme court j Swita Crowl Carolyn Castore Bob double rites for couple at ill Loboi to said the democrats were right that the plan is unconstitutional. But the High court decided to let the Western official privately expressed Hope that after some j Byers born in new London has Mon irs of wrangling tin soviet would Awee to a treaty Banning it up in i a. Ids into Only biological weapons while con i fact for the 1970 le8lslatlve e dec tinting negotiations on the More complicated Issue of chemical arms. Funeral services for Edward Eli Deao and his wife Lola Mae who were killed in a car train crash East to build anew for surgeons Robert Dunnuck Fairfield an Smith said chemical and Biolo completed courses in the graduate school of the University of Denver and was formerly associated with the w. A. Sheaffer pen company in it. Madison. He served that company in various capacities including those of superintendent of. Manufacturing and personnel i Etc Al weapons Are different in Hal. I the former Are tactical in nature Rector. Vega industries a Syracuse new York based company built the it. Pleasant facility in 1964 to produce lation concentration. A wide Range of fireplaces that Are he said a number of distributed nationally. The Plant have chemical weapon stockpiles presently has 110 employees. And a would be reluctant to give up Bare and Joe Pettinger tied for third place. The Novice team of def by Biggs Denim Rodd. Roger Bentler and Mike Williams also did quite Well. Although they were of Fairfield monday will be held bounced tuesday that construction tion. I not placed. My growl and my j thursday at 11 00 . At the work on the new store building for Gannon said the court s decision Castore though jut six pent j Hillsboro Baptist Church with the a Spurgeon on the Comer of main makes no sense and ii the plan is from Bema lop speaker in varsity i Rev in i Winirby officiating. In unconstitutional it should not be division tied for second place allowed to stand at All. Drake is one of the Lar a r Tourny i cemetery. The minority Leader indicated agents of the year and All the top the democrats might ask the court Competition in the state was As torment will be in the the bodies will be taken from the Raymond funeral Home in fair and Madison streets will Start in Hillsboro he very near future. Francis Smith has been named the general contractor for the project. While the latter Are strategic to adopt a reapportionment plan sem bled there. Among the teams Field to the Churchi at 8 . On threatening Large areas and popu drawn up by a bipartisan commis that it. Pleasant debated were j thursday Sion. Gannon said the commissions Cedar rapid Regis Des Moines or. Edward Eli Deao 66. Was born nations suggestion had been substantially altered by the legislature before the final plan was adopted. Dowling Roosevelt of de Moines May i 1903 in Kansas the son of Hoover of Des Moines and water Orlando and Anna Jacoby Deao. Lowest. James Morrison Henry county attorney and chairman of the mayors special committee on drug abuse was the second speaker on the panel. A this Community has always had drug abuse a Morrison said a we used to Call them the town drunk As alcohol is most certainly a drug. Now we have some abuse of the Little pills that sgt. Bartholomew just told you about. A i done to know the exact extent of drug abuse in this Community. I would suggest that the High school students sitting Here this evening probably know much More than do. Our purpose is one of education not veiled threats or intimidation. A last Spring a College girl was sent Home because of drug usage. This fall the High school Beer parties disappeared from the scene and we hear reports of marijuana Igan California Colorado and Tennessee Are being formed to push the a Bafalis since the proposed Bafalis amendment does not specify that one should live in a neighbourhood to a a choose its school it could be the source of new confusion. But the motive behind the Resolution is Clear something should is done to bring statutory Law and the Constitution into ascertainable harm ony. Distributed by King features Syndicate h was a retired Farmer reared and educated in Louisa county. He married Lola Mae Moore on feb. 12, 1941 in Fairfield. Surviving the couple Are their two daughters mrs. Gene Niece and Lena sue at Home and three grandchildren. The original building collapsed in the fall of 1968 following heavy Rains which were thought to have under mined the foundation of the partially completed building. The new Structure will have slightly modified structural changes including a 12�?� Wall on the North Side. Dunnuck said construction work will commence just As soon As weather permits and approximately three months will be required for completion. The 45 x 120�?T single surviving is a brother Archibald j Story building will have a total of of i Lockridge and a half brother ,800 Square feet of merchandising Earl of Osceola. And storage space including the he was preceded in death by his basement area. Parents and two Sisters. Lola Mae Deao 51, was born sept. 7, 1918 in Wapello the daughter of Edward and Maggie Clark Moore. She was reared and educated in Mountain View to. She is survived by her Mother mrs Maggie Page of Hillsboro one sister mrs. Ted Prevett of fairly id two Brothers William Moore of Birmingham and Lloyd Moore of Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her father. Min a a 3p�i Alf Hillsboro couple killed in Cor at Railroad crossing Edward e. Deao 66, and his wife Lola 51, of Hillsboro were killed instantly in the wreckage of this 1961 Falcon monday at 11 10 . At the Parsonville Grade crossing six Miles East of i Airfield when it was struck by a Burlington freight train. A Rug covers the bodies of the couple in the twisted remains of the car which had to lit i a i a before the victims could be removed. The battered ear was shoved Down Hie rails in front of Hie ennui before the Engineer was Able to bring his Irain to a Stop. It took officers and firemen about an hour to remove the bodies. Fairfield cd Gocr in Hoto. Early school dismissal students in the mount pleasant Community schools will be dismissed Early thursday february 19th so teachers will be Able to attend an in service meeting. Classes will be dismissed As follows elementary schools 2 15 . T h amp 8th grades 2 25 pm. High school 2 30 pm. Dunnuck and Smith were in Chicago a few Days ago conferring with officials of the Spurgeon firm who expressed their satisfaction and pleasure that new Contra Turai documents were signed and construction would soon be underway. The store will feature the very latest styles and trends in fixtures and Interior decorating. A we expect this new store building in downtown it. Pleasant to be an attractive and Modem addition to the Central business District a Dunnuck said. Terse verse by a. C. Gordon no Man is better off than that which tees him off. Ii. S. Concert wednesday the it. Pleasant High school band will appear in concert wednesday night at 8 00 in tile High i school auditorium. The 94 piece organization under the direction of Keith Thomas will play selections in a variety of musical flavors from classical to contemporary latin to Novelty. It is hoped that there will be a Nice turnout for this first concert of the season
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