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night Anderson and Report 'No Alternative' Seen To N. Viet Bombings SUNNY Senate Passes Bus Bill, House Act Is Stalled INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Senate massed a "fair bus" bill Monday after another hit a roadblock in the House and was detoured back lo committee t o pick u p a price tag. ,j i i M i The Senate measure as amended authorizes, b u t | | \ A / A MPtl Hi ITT does not require, local school u n i t s to spend m o n e y ! ' "**' ' '^" ' '«' ' 'or extra buses if necessary to transport parochial o r i i -r i f . private school pupils along existing public school b u s j m I fl Ifu XlOn j :« + u ~ c n n _ t _ i: .. ' Sunny and mild today continuing continuing Wednesday with increasing increasing cloudiness. High today near GO Low tonight 40 High yesterday 48 .low 22 Sunrise tomorrow 7:10 a.m. Sunset today 6:17 p.m. routes. from rmi long aeoaie laueu tc establish its cost or wheth er it would have the effec of extending the service tc jarochial school pupils not now being carried. The measure was sen o the House on a 36-1] vote after Sen. Patrick E ^havis Jr., D-Indianapo lis, its a u t h o r , said i merely represented a step oward helping carry ou he 1965 law w h i c h re quires school units opera- ting buses t carry non- public school pupils along their regular routes. The House voted a close 48-43 after two hours of debate to re commit its bill to the Ways anc Means Committee to determnie how much the measure woulc cost public school corporations The bill would require public schools to provide substantially equal transportation for paro- chial pupils along regular bus routes. The bill's chief sponsor, Rep Arthur C. Hayes, R-Fort Wayne said the same delaying tactic was used two years ago. The bill then passed the House, but uicu in me oeiidie aa umg ran . out, he said. "At that time it was saic there were no state funds involved involved " Haves said Hayes said parochial school transportation would cost public school districts an additional $2 million a year. He said abou three-fourths of the parochial school pupik are now transported transported at public expense, althoug schools receive no state aid for the parochial pupils they bus. The Senate has passed ant sent to the House another bii which increases state transportation transportation aid to public schools, anc provides, for the first time, ai for parochial pupils transported. transported. Much of the House debate centered on the question of providing providing aid to private schools, and whether future legislatures would be asked to provide textbooks textbooks and operating expenses. Hayes said, "This bill does not give money to religious schools. It spends money to transport children safely to am from school." He said that "if the 200,000 children a t t e n d i n g private schools were placed into the public schools, it would take $1 Please Turn To P«« J, Column 7 Robbery Here Two Anderson men re ceived scalp and head la cerations last night in an armed robbery of EarP Truck Stop, 733 Pendleton Ave. Local detectives re por' that three bandits en tered the establishmen and got away with abou $450 to $500 in cash and change. As Robert K. Reasoner, 23, o 300 W. 6th St., was leaving the establisnment, according to Det Lt. Harry Chappell, he was ac costed from the front by t w c Negro males, and one from the rear. The men, one of them armed with a revolver, forcei Reasoner back into the estab- "shment where they announced "This is a stick up!" Lt. Chappell stated that w i t nesses testified that one of the men told all of the patrons t( lay their wallets on the tables and none of the patrons com piled. As t h e proprietor, Ear Toombs, of 2102 Sheridan St. was siting a he couner, one Johnson Renews Offer To Discuss Peace, Anytime WASHINGTON (AP)-The United Slates resumed the bombing of N o r t h Vietnam on Monday and President Johnson said "we had no alternative" becausa of Hanoi's actions. But the P r e s i d e n t said a g a i n , at any time to go more t h a n halfway lo meet equitable overture for peace from the other side." Johnson charged in the statement that North Vietnam's only response, ' ' to peace moves had been;hacl passed its climax this weekend weekend and has now receded. "It had been our hope," Jolin- son said, "that the truce periods connected with Christmas, New Year's and Tet -- Vietnamese lunar new year -- might lead to announced by the Penta-lsome abatement of hostilities and to moves toward peace. Unfortunately Unfortunately the only response we have had from the Hanoi government government was to use the periods for major resupply efforts o£ to mount "major resupply efforts of their troops in South Vietnam." The end of the 5'54-day bombing suspension was gon which stated shortly a f t e r 12:30 p.m. EST: "Combat o p e r a t i o n s against military targets in North i Vietnam have now been resumed." The return ot the bombers to North Vietnam followed by a tew hours the failure of efforts by British Prime Minister Harold Harold Wilson and Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin to find an immediate means to move the war to the conference, table. their troops in South Vietnam. "Despite our efforts and thosa of third parties, no other response response has yet come from Hanoi. Hanoi. "Under these circumstances, in fairness to our own troops and those of our allies, we had no alternative but to resume full-scale hostilities after tha ,, . , , cease-fire." Kosygin returned to Moscow | The mention of "third par- "The road to solution remains immediately while Wilson went ties" was clearly a reference before Parliament^ and _said,jthe Kosygin-Wilson diplomacy .._ as we jj as p eace activities ol Pope Paul VI, U.N. Secretary- General U Thant and various said, | governments which have been open" despite any immediate disappointment. Johnson's statement ...._,,,, .. ..... "The door to peace. . . will re-'active in contacts with North main open" but his words also reflected a widespread feeling Vietnam. The third of the truce periods here that the surge of peace ended at 6 p.m. Saturday. The hopes which began building up United States and South Viet- in the world two months ago f i ease Tum to Pane 2. column s

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  1. Anderson Herald,
  2. 14 Feb 1967, Tue,
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