Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 8 1967, Page 11

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 8, 1967, Tokyo, JapanMeamvhile., Back Home new York mayor John Lindsay on a visit to Manhattan s East Harlem Section gets special attention from Fannie Melendez As she serves him a soft drink at a refreshment stand. Lindsay Lindsay hits a hot spot is vice chairman of president Johnson s commis Sion to look into causes of racial violence in . Cities. East Harlem is one of new York s trouble spots. A pity the poor pedestrian Chicago up a 6-year-old girl living in a Chicago sub Urb looked carefully both ways saw that no cars were coming stepped off the curb and started across the Street. A few seconds later a drive made a panic Stop missing the first grader by inches. The girl had done As she had been taught. She looked both ways. But looking both ways is not enough and sometimes the Driver can t Stop in time. Safety experts say the Rule should be look both ways be fore you Cross any Street and keep pedestrian deaths last Yea reached the 9,000 Mark with disproportionate numbers in theunder-15 and Over-65 age groups. Ninety per cent of the death occurred while the victims were crossing streets. The Speed and acceleration of today s cars coupled with Street Layouts in Many places that make it impossible to see a oncoming car until it is a few feet away make it imperative that the Street crosser keep con Stant watch while on the Road Way. Twenty years ago an Auto maker advertised that his car could accelerate from 0 to 50 . In 11 seconds. One manufacturer now has a Stock Model that will do 60 .from a standing Start in 4.2 seconds. Most cars can do the same thing in under 8 seconds. This Means that a car stand ing still a Block away when a pedestrian starts across the Street can race to a High Speed make a desperate Stop and still hit the pedestrian. Subdivision designers and Cit ies Are moving away from the Standard Grid design in Cit planning. Curving streets and traffic circles Are increasing and with them danger to pedestrians from cars not seen Ata distance. The Wamego times or or . Ass Wurst .1 i and stripes crime from All Over America. News from Hig cities is Fulli reported but too often the Small towns Are. of various weekly papers from All states of the Union have permit Ted us to re print the of their communities. Wamego Kan. Popula Tion 2,363. On the Kansas River 37 Miles Northwest of Snow plows Fjor Fertile or Alfalfa poultry freds. Grain Stock farms. Wheat Corn cattle hogs. Pc $ several business houses on Lincoln Avenue now Are Fly ing the american Flag everyday. We encourage this custom. Itis a sincere tribute to . Servicemen and especially to the men fighting in Vietnam. We would like Tsee Ever business House in Wamego Fly ing the Flag each Day to let our men in the service know we Are backing them 100 per cent and that they have our support. No other City in Kansas does this Wamego could Well Bethe first # receiving the Duke and Duchess of Kent at St. James Palace was the highlight of the colourful trip taken to London England by or. And mrs. We. Bradford Wamego. Or. Bradford grand master of the grand Lodge of Kansas of & am represented the Sun Flower state at the 250th anniversary convention of the masonic fraternity in London. The Bradford did t care too much for British food and had a hard time getting water to drink. The Wam goans were disappointed in Madame Tussaud s Wax display but enjoyed visits to the Tower of London Hyde Park speakers Corner Buck Ingham Palace changing of the guard sunday Church services at Westminster Abbey another places. A to vp7e have proof that Wamego is an unusual City. Ours is the Only town in Kansas with planters on the outside of the City jail building. At least they look like Plant ers. Drainage boxes on the East Side of the jail building have collected dirt and seeds from nearby Catalpa Trees have blown into the boxes. The. Seeds have sprouted and Small Trees Arenow growing from the boxes. It gives a delightful appear Ance of planters on the outside Wall of the City jail. # f to Many persons in our surround ing Community and in other towns have expressed the desire to donate to our new Hospital fund for new equipment another things needed. So gifts May be made and All Kansas i Theta will be registered in the new Hospital. Givers names of $100 or More will be placed on a Bronze memorial plaque in the Hospital. Farmers May bring in wheat and other crops or livestock and sell them to be credited to the Hospital fund. # More than $700 was added to the new Hospital building Fundas a result of sales at the Community wide ice Cream social. Mrs. Bill Braden general chairman thanked All those who cooperated in the fund raising project. John Schierkolk shop fore Man at Wamego motors inc., has been notified that he is firs place Winner in the Kansas City District for the Ford technician qui contest. John scored 64 out of 69questions. 6�t was a real thrill and some thing i la never forget said Sandy Boyce 17, a member of the Kansas Lions club ban which won first place in the five hour Lions convention Parade in Chicago. In addition Sandy s band won first in the Whiting ind., Lions Parade receiving a trophy and Rixe Money. The Kansas band was awarded $750 in Chicago. Sandy a senior next year at was and drum majorette for the High school band played clarinet in the state Lions band at Chicago. More than 100 bands participated in the Chicago Parade. The Kansas float won seven thin Chicago. I Arden City was struck by a disastrous Tornado and the school system suffered. To Saffel superintendent i h e r a now has his hands full getting repairs made and supervising governmental assistance. He is a former principal of Wamego High school and former presi Dent of the Wamego Lions club. F f Wamego Optimist club held its installation dinner at the methodist Fellowship Hall. The club which will be Start ing its third year installed . Bill Seoville As president. The was class o. 1942 had reunion in Celebration of its 25th anniversary with a social hour dinner dance at St. Bern Ard s school basement. The 42 class was the 50th class to graduate at the High school Here and the first class to attend All four years in the present building. Compiled by Jim ploy la rail hike will Cost consumer new York a your pocketbook eventually May feel the Impact of the $300 million annual freight rate increase won by the nation s railroads. Groceries cars and paper products May Inch upward in Price when the new interstate Commerce commission rate become effective. The increase was the rail roads first general rate hike i seven years and came despite administration pleas that such raises be considered in the Light of the National interest in promoting Price the american paper Institute representing the paper and Wood pulp Industry estimated the new rates would Cost it members about $22 million an Mathieson chemical corp. Said the rates would add about $1 million annually to its $50 million Railroad freight Bill. Rarely Are costs of this Type absorbed said an Olin spokes Man. The housewife in the super Market May feel the Pinch also. The new rates cannot help but have an effect on food prices in the Long run said George , president of the grocery manufacturers of America rep resenting 300 food processors. Pacific stars & stripes tuesday August a j967

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