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 - TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1969 THE Succeeds Don Lee...
TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1969 THE Succeeds Don Lee NEW MT. V. RESIDENTS—Meet the Ronald E. Cornwall' family; Mr. Cornwall will become agriculture extension adviser of Jefferson county on March 27. From the left are Carta, age 3, Mrs. Joyce Cornwell, Cindy, age 5, and Mr. Cornwell. -0- -0- -o- Alford, a director in the assb- ciition, said that a foundation foundation program for the next school year of $600 would require require approximately $350 million million of new money to help solve the serious financial problems facing the local schools. Alford said that' a minimum of $600 in the foundation program — an increase of $200 from the present $400 foundation pro- Ronald Cornwell New Extension Adviser Here Ronald E. Cornwell will become become Jefferson county extension extension agriculture adviser on March 27, succeeding Donald O. Leo who retired January 31 after after 28 years as extension adviser adviser in Jefferson county. Cornwell's appointment was announced this week by Huel Cross, Belle Rive, chairman of the Jefferson County Agric u 1- tuie Extension Council. For the past three and one- half years, Cornwell has been associate extension adviser, agriculture, agriculture, in St. Clair County. For one and one -half years prior to this, he'- was Assistant Extension Adviser, Agriculture, in Marion County at Salem. In these two positions with the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Illinois, .Urbana-Champaign, he was in charge of 4-H work and worked with many of the ac' It Extension Extension Education programs in the counties. He began his teaching career with the Extension Service Service following his graduation •with a B.S. Degree in Agriculture Agriculture from the University of Illinois, Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, in 19G2. He is presently working upon a Masters' Degree in Extension Extension Education at the Uni- -o- in Urbana- versity of Illinois Champaign. He grew up on the family grain and livestock farm near Martinsville in Clark County. In addition to his county 4-H club leadership, he was a 4-H member for eight years with livestock, crops, and conservation conservation projects. He has held all of the various offices in the local 4-H club. The new Jefferson County Adviser will be moving to Mt. Vernon with his wife Joyce, gram with the qualifying rate | a moa remaining approximately the tame — would allow for needed needed improvements in the local program. The Illinois Association of School Administrators has supported study and revision of the present state aid formula. They point out that there is in Illinois great inequality of , . . , „J educational opportunity between who is a registered nurse, and J° f their two daughters, Cindy Ann , in fL pupil expenditure in the state. It was reported that the I.A.S.A. Legislative Committee is continuing to do research on the problem of more nearly equalizing opportunity, and the Committee strongly supports the increase to $600 as an in- 5, and Carla Jean, Professor H. H. Gordon, Assistant Assistant State Leader in Extension Extension at the University, said "Ronald E. Cornwell has excellent excellent training and experience to bring to' the people of Jefferson Jefferson County in working with them in an ongoing Extension terim step. Education program." The Illinois Association o f School Administrators' Legislative Legislative Committee voted this week :— to support a $600 foundation When army ants rest at night, program for the schools. each ant clings to a neighbor, The school administrat o r s thus forming a living rope with | group has urged the governor j their tens of thousands of bod- to support a $600 foundation : i e s. Hanging from a vine or log program in his budget for the to the ground, the mass of next school year. j bodies makes a snug, safe camp School Superintendent John j to shelter the queen. QUEEN'S SHELTER

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  1. Mt. Vernon Register-News,
  2. 18 Mar 1969, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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