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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - May 11, 1970, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Pleasant Price to cent set. Pleasant Iowa monday evening May la 1970 March for Nixon and against Lindsay Ken tiler was one of great labor leaders these Days int. R. Jaycees win honors in state by John Chamberlain what is education commissioner Allen waiting for education commissioner James e. Allenjr. Has been talking about a a right to read program and wants to see some $50 million a year provided to establish a network of child development projects to get it off the ground in pre school and kindergarten years. The Good commissioner holds no Brief for any specific Type of Reading instruction. He wants More research More development More experimentation a More demonstration of new programs and things of that Well $50 million a year might be useful to educators but one wonders where the Good commissioner has been during the last thirty years. Dosena the know that there has been an endless amount of a a experimentation and a new programs a All of which Point to one conclusion that the Case for a a phonics in Reading instruction has been proved Over and Over a gain Here we have a notice sent out by Watson Washburn the old Tennis Star that his Reading Reform foundation is about to hold its ninth annual conference this june. It will be at the los Angeles Hilton and i m sure that commissioner Allen would be Welcome. Of course he would have to be prepared to listen to the Reading Reform attack on the old methods of teaching English As if it were a picture language like chinese or hieroglyphic egyptian. This might Force or. Allen to question certain vested interests that still Champion the a look say Reading techniques which demand that students learn to recognize every word in the language on sight instead of mastering the Twenty six letters of the alphabet and some 150 Basic sounds. Hats marched through to in financial District to City Hall today to demand the ouster of mayor John v. Lindsay an outspoken War foe. The protest was an orderly followup to a clash Friday Between Antiwar students demonstrating in the Wall Street area and the construction workers. There were two arrests for minor in fact ions. New York up a some Pellston Mich. Up a a the 2,000 supporters of president Nix meant everything to me a mourned j on a Indochina policies most of foundry Man James Blackwell a1 them construction workers in hard United Auto workers member for 24 years. As Law president during the same 24 years Walter p. Reuther one of the Century a great labor leaders sought affluence for his workers and social Reform Iii the world. Blackwell saw the lot of the working Man improve during that time. Police criticized for filling to control the rampaging counter demonstrators Friday were prepared for today s March. Barricades were erected around City Hall where the construction workers Friday fought with the mayors aides Over the Flag Lindsay had ordered lowered to half staff in mourning for the students killed at Kent state University. A step air pollution. Muzzle mayor one sign rend today. Other hand lettered placards proclaimed a impeach Lindsay a a a demand Lindsay resign and a support Nixon and the two ton truck stolen from custom farm services Olds May 9 and evidently used to transport stolen agricultural chemicals from three business firms was found near the scene of the thefts. Investigating officers speculate cd that the thieves had their own truck parked on a dirt Road North and West of Highway 78 fend used the stolen truck to that Point. Inventories indicated that 3.000 pounds of at Azine and 190 gallon. Of Lasso were stolen from custom farm services and also four tires. The c and j fertilizer Plant lost a total of 600 pounds of at Azine plus several news a wrenches. At the Swift farm Center a total of 1,450 pounds of at Azine was stolen. At Azine is an agricultural chemical used in the control of weeds in Corn and retails for about $2 25 per Pound. A i thought he was the greatest Man in the world. I think he did More for the working Man than anyone else and i done to think Well get anyone like him a Blackwell said. Reuther 62, scarred and strengthened by the Battles of the past flew Here saturday night to look into tile future a a family education Center to develop new leadership for the Union. Observing of mental health month there were some cheers and applause from the noon hour crowds in the financial District and handfuls of ticker tape and leaflets floated Down from the windows around the new York Stock Exchange. A fall the Way us and a Lindsay must go a the demonstrators chanted. Scores of Man in business suits and a number of women joined the surfing mass of construction workers. A Large contingent of police marshalled the crowd. Reuther and five others died when their chartered Lear executive Jet missed the runway in Light fog and crashed into Northern Michigan Woodlands. The bodies of the six occupants were so badly charred it took until late sunday night for University of Michigan Hospital officials to identify Reuther and his wife May 59, by dental a rays. For the past 21 years May has been nationally observed As mental health month Charles Hanna mayor of it. Pleasant has signed a proclamation asking that All residents a support the mental health Institute. During this month the National association for mental health conducts an intensive education and information program in an attempt to enlighten America about the current mental health picture. Local observances Are scheduled and will be announce the mayor shown Here with David Stuntzner signed the proclamation in the presence of stunt Mer director of special therapies teachers strike at Keokuk ends Reuther a death comes two Mon his before crucial negotiations with the Auto manufacturers Over new contracts for the Law. Also aboard for the 40-minute flight from Detroit were William wolfman 29, Reuther a bodyguard and mrs. Reuther a Nephew Oskar Stonorov Philadelphia architect of the leadership Center at nearby Black Lake George Evans the Pilot and g. Gareffa the co Pilot both of Cleveland. Whereas mental illness continues to be the nations number one health problem and whereas there still remains in the nations mental hospitals More patients than there Are in All other hospitals combined and whereas these patients lot to their relatives neighbors friends and fellow citizens for Assurance of the Best scientific treatment available and whereas these patients also look to the people of their Community for continued Contact with the world outside therefore i or. Charles Hanna mayor of it. Pleasant do proclaim the month of May As mental health month and Call upon the citizens of my pleasant to observe this month by supporting the work of mental health association and the local mental health Institute. Signed Charles Hanna mayor Keokuk up a teachers in the Keokuk Community school District headed Back to the classroom today after members of Keokuk education association Ikea ended the first Public school teachers walkout in the states history. The school Board and the Kea came to terms saturday on a new contract for the 1970-71 school year to end a four month old salary dispute. The agreement Calls for a $6,775 base salary for starting teachers and a $5,000 term life insurance policy for each certified teacher. In addition the four Kea officers jailed last Friday for contempt of court in refusing to obey a temporary court injunction prohibiting the walkout were released from the Lee county jail and a greed to be Back on the Job today. The four were Thomas Coffey. Kea president Gene Ylitalo vice president mrs. Billie Peters Secretary and Paul Gaylord treasurer. The joint agreement also guarantees Mutual amnesty for All striking and non striking teachers and a dependency allowance and financial credit to teachers with masters degrees also was dropped s. V. Boats arrive at phenom penh phenom Tenh up a an Armada of South vietnamese River boats arrived in this cambodian capital today on the Mekong River under the protective cover of cambodian air Force soviet built migs and watched by thousands of curious but silent cambodians. The Small flotilla with american advisers was led by an american built tank Landing ship list that was closely followed by five smaller tank Landing Craft it let. There were no reports of opposition on the final 35 Miles from Neak Luong the Highway i River crossing captured sunday from the Viet Cong. A seven Man National transportation safety Board team began its investigation hours ofter tile wreckage burned. The twin Jet aircraft plummeted abruptly straight Down two Miles South of tile Field. The Pilot had been cleared to make an instrument approach through the Clouds from the Northeast. Thundershowers had passed Over the area shortly before the 9 33 pm. Crash but visibility through Light rain was rated at 64 Miles. Cornell students vote to continue with examinations names Garst to Iowa Ilc Des Moines up a gov. Robert d. Ray today appointed Stephen Garst Coon rapids to1 the Iowa Highway commission. The 45-year-old Garst a Farmer businessman will fill the unexpired term of Bernard Mercer who resigned april i. The term will expire june 30, 1973. A former consultant in Indonesia for the . State department Garst is a general partner in Garst and Thomas which operates the Pioneer hybrid com co. In Coon rapids. In addition he has farming interests. Mount Vernon up a students at Cornell College voted overwhelmingly sunday night to continue with final examinations and to hold a workshop to discuss the Indochina War and the slayings of four students on the Kent Ohio state University. A school spokesman said More than 800 student attended an open student body meeting and voted to continue with tile examinations already under Way at Cornell. College president Samuel stump said a we must recognize tile significance of this College and its academic program its ability its strength and its continuity. At the same time you have voiced the desire to participate in a very important activity a the student sets self on fire As protest Dies a jury was picked in District court monday morning for the trial of Gary Lee Whitten it. Pleasant charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and started hearing testimony monday afternoon. The jurors Are Marjorie Mcdowell Lucille Brown Delores Ensmin Ger. Margaret Oclander Helen Higgins von Kauffman Lawrence Sammons. Harvey Snavely Gerald Anderson. Grace Young Sarah Hassenfritz and Delmar Ross. Arrested on driving charge Marilyn Joann hand Moline 111., was charged by police with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol after the car she was driving collided with a parked car at 412 South main Street at 7 pm. Saturday. She appeared in Justice Joe Ruby a court where Bond was set at $375. She posted the Bond and was released. The hand car was going North when it struck the parked car of Charles w. Hourihan causing damage. Albrecht to speak Here another tree was uprooted at the Robert Norris residence at 712 Broadway and caused damage to tile Southwest Corner of the House. Damage was estimated at $200. A tree on the West Side of Broadway just North of the Railroad tracks fell across the Street and pulled a wire to a Street Light. City workers removed it soon afterwards. At 3 45 . Saturday a 1969 Ford panel truck driven by Calvin Brenner 58, Muscatine and a 1967 Ford driven by Henry d. Roth 66, Olds collided at the intersection of Highway 78 and the Trenton Blacktop East of Wayland. Brenner was going North when the brakes on the panel truck failed and he went into the intersection the truck colliding with the eastbound car. The rear end of the truck was damaged an estimated $400 and the right Side and rear end of the car about $700. Brenner was charged with running a Stop sign. William Albrecht candidate for the democratic nomination for congressman for the first District will speak at the Henry county mothers and wives of overseas servicemen meeting tonight at 8 of clock at the Kennedy Courtesy room. Or. Albrecht will present his views on Vietnam and will answer questions and hear views and discussion of others on the Vietnam situation. Bring cookies for refreshments afterwards. A previously scheduled speaker is unable to attend. Grinnell up a in a letter mailed late to the parents of Grinnell College students president Glenn Leggett said the decision to close the College was made because a Quot substantial majority was too agitated to give proper attention to studies. Grinnell we hich became the first Iowa school to close Down in Light of the recent . Troop movement int Cambodia and the shooting deaths of four Kent Ohio state University students called off classes on Friday. Both an overwhelming majority of students and faculty members had backed the action. 430 arrested enforce curfew appreciation Day at Washburn u. Perry a. Up a heavily armed state troopers Rode Side by Side with police to enforce a dusk to Dawn curfew sunday night in the Wake of negro protests that brought 430 arrests. The bulk of the arrests came saturday during a series of late afternoon and evening marches through the downtown area. Those arrested were charged with parading without a permit a a permit City officials refused to Issue. Numbered among the 330 persons arrested saturday were 65 juveniles All of whom were released. About half the arrests sunday were juveniles. Demonstrations have been occurring for several weeks entering largely around a school desegregation plan which Blacks maintain is unfair because it downgrades a formerly All Black High school. Topeka ran. Up a a group of Washburn University students will hold an a appreciation Day Friday to thank Kansas taxpayers for their Martin the chief organizer said he Hopes to attract 10,000 persons for the special Day. He said his group the a Kansas american youth for education a wants to thank the people of Topeka the state and the nation for the Chance to go to College. A we just want an education and nobody As far As we know has held a demonstration like he said. Pottery endangered by mattress fire at 7 15 . Saturday a 1959 Pontiac driven by Richard l. Malinger struck the it. Pleasant Airport sign on Highway 34 about two Miles East of town while passing a truck. He was headed East. A charge of failure to have a car under control was filed against Malinger. Firemen w Ere called to a mile North on Highway 218 at 2 28 . Saturday where mattresses in tile rear of a truck owned by the University of Iowa caught on fire. Valuable pottery w hich had been on display at Parsons was being taken Back to the University and had been placed on the mattresses. The pottery Wasny to damaged As the Blaze was quickly extinguished. It is believed a flipped cigarette May have started the fire. Pipeline manager s office robbed Iowa Falls up a Roy Wrenfrow the manager of a pipe line construction Crew told the Hardin county sheriffs office he i was robbed Early sunday of $3,800 which he uses to make Loans to the workers. Wrenfrow who lives in a trailer just East of Iowa Falls said to o men entered the trailer about 5 30 Arn. Sunday and tied him up with a Light Cord. They stole one $500 Bill thirty Hoo Bills three $50 Bills four $20 Bills a few $1 Bius and the Cash he had in his Billfold Wrenfrow said. The two men left on foot he said. Wrenfrow works for the Gaido Lingle co. Of Houston tex., which is laying on anhydrous ammonia pipeline through the Iowa Falls area. Cars collide at intersection editors note John Henderson former president of Iowa Wesleyan is president of Washburn a 1960 Chevrolet driven by Judy l. Grimm it. Dix no. And a 1969 Mercury driven by Roger Walker it. Pleasant collided at the intersection of Harrison and Warren streets at 6 30 pm. Saturday and were damaged. The Chevrolet was headed South and the Walker car East when the Accident occurred. Judy Grimm was charged by police with running a Stop sign and fined $6 and costs in mayor Charles Hannah a court. Views differ on vote on War Issue a National research on Reading instruction methods. We done to need any More what we need is phonics phonics phonics from kindergarten through the second Grade. This is every child a Birthright and it does no to require extra millions to put it Over. Distributed by King features Syndicate terse verse by a. C. Gordon there Are More who die by spoon and Fork than there ate who die by too much work
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