Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on May 27, 1971 · Page 8
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 8

Garden City, Kansas
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Thursday, May 27, 1971
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ea / By Jack Erwin 'five summer session at \ GCCJC provides a good opportunity for a person to lighten his course load for the fall and spring semesters or to take extra courses that he might not be able to take during the regular school year. Graduating high school seniors could really use the summer session to their advantage. Not only would the session give tihem extra hours and perhaps lighten their loads diuiing the regular terms, but it also would be a good way to become familiar With college life. Tills little head start' might be what the incoming freshmen need to keep from dragging their feet during their first semester in college. II you live out-of-town iamd want to take summer courses, tihe dormitory will be open for the six-week summer session. The cost to live in the dorm will be $160 for the first six waefcs. This cost includes room and board, but meals will be served Monday .through Friday only. The Long Range Planning Committee for Vocaitioaial <anc Technical Courses has sent questionnaires to high school seniors to determine what areas these future college students are interested in. But these questionnaires will not benefit anyone if they are noi sent back. It is important tha,i Military Fortunes; Public Esteem Linked liese questionnaires be sent >a>ck to GCCJC as soon as if they are going to the vocational-technical acuity. It looks like GCCJC w'iU nave another excellent yerr in sports. Coaches Walstead, Chan- mell amd Saylons have al been out recruiting for next year's aithleitic programs. For the most part, they already have signed up some excellent high school athletes from around the state. Witlh these and the re- jurning athletes from this year, the BroTObusters are sure to be on the winning side again. Dr. Wamsley and his family will officially become residents of this commumity June 7. This is the date thjey wil move to Gairden City, where they wil live ait 1607 Center. The oaimipus library will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays during the six- week summer school session. Older Americans In Population Shift PERU, m. (AP) — Older Americans are moving to the South and West of the United States, a preliminary report of a social security study shows. Paul A. Schmidt, manager of the social security district here, said the study of the nation's retired — about 1 per cent of the total — moved permanently from one state to another during the year surveyed. the fun p/ofe //;/«7 ) tV| 1:00 TO 4:00 OPEN MONDAY 9 am. To 5 p.m. Once-a-Year Savings During Our Annual Cosmetic &Toiletries Event STOCK-UP NOW AT THESE SPECIAL LOW PRICESI By HUGH A. MULLIGAN AP Special Correspondent "The fortunes of our fighting forces," the general said, "are directly related to the esteem the public has foir them." Maj. Gen. Harrison Hollis, personnel chief for the U.S. Army in Europe,' stood at the window of his Heidelberg office watching a winter day die on the parade grounds. "Lord knows, we've had our scandals and our mediocrities, but we've had our heroes, too. Thousands of them. Dedicated men. Not that 'the public gives a damn anymore." The general didn't call the roll, but you could almost see them parading by in the deepening dusk, the scandals and the heroes. Galley. My Lai. Roger Donlon, the Green Beret who won the first Medal of Honor in Vietnam. The colonel with the X 400 massage parlor girls at Long Binh. Capt Bill Carpenter, West Poinlt's lonesome end calling the napalm down on himself at Dak To. Like being in the French army after Diem Bien Phu and Algeria, these >are tough times for the officer corps. War winding down. Congress cutting back. People weary of the burden and the slaughter. Dissdenl voices crying, "Peace, ^peace," but violence everywhere: {raggings, hard drugs., •racial tension. Discipline eroding in the boredom and Mickey Mouse of garrison life. As military men .are fond of doing these days, with everyone trying to tell them their (business. Hollis quoted Gen. George C a 11 e 11 Marshall's famous warning to Congress when the fortunes of the forces began to fall after World War II: "You cannot have a political club and call it an army. Leave training and discipline 'to iis. Am un'disciplinied army is not only impotent; it is a menace to the state." The essential difference now is that people seam to be turning cold while the guns are still smoking. "We're winding down itihe salute," admitted Brig. Gen. Hairley Moore, provost marshal of the U.S. Army in Europe. Officers nowadays are expected to CHECK THESE 6RE»T '*»•"' IKIES 1 I forbolh Rig. 1.59 Dura Gloss CAiELonm • for Over. Dry Skin J •""'K" vnvvf^ 1 . Jssorterf Cofor* Primstyle 9 ; FP Fluoride... 9 lEIIAlCIIEAM t SHONEI CAP 6.75 oz. . family size with Gardol _ „ , . . • Bouffant sfy/e 5 bar pkg. • Contains buttermilk TINY TONKA TRUCKS Regular To QQC $1.47 OO SPRING PANT SUITS $ 477r.'10.77 Values $6.99 to $14.99 smile and sialute first when the rebel with "peace" and "love" >adnted on his steel pot passes lim on the way to the PX. Products of a simpler time, both Gens. Douglas MacArthur and Omar Bradley said in their memoirs their happiest days in uniform were spent as the CO, the commanding officer, of a rifle company. That first command represented all their boy- lood dreams of glory, the last link in the chain of command when you knew the first names of all the men you were asking to do or die. Career officers, the professionals, realize the world has changed a lot since then. The CO is still a hero figure among today's youth, they tell you resentfully, but the initials'stand for "conscientious objector." And glory now is getting your head cracked by a Chicago cop, not for geitting zapped for your country in a Vietnam rice paddy. "Young captains still want to command companies, but a lot get discouraged early. They want to move on and -avoid the problems with race and drugs and discipline. Still, those who do find ithe magic, we manage to retain. Unfortunately not enough of them," said Col. John Doddy, an infantry veteran from Vietnam who is deputy commander of the 1st Infantry Division Forward at Augsburg, Germany. Professionialls who find the magic, 'as Doody called it, come to realize there is a lot of conformity behind the mod soldier's antiestaWishment stance, a lot of bowing to the peer pressures of the peace marches and moratoriums back home. The mew, 'relaxed discipline and 'the five-day week have made military life easier for the enlisted man. The new troubles generated by racial tension and drug abuse have made life The Army, which has been a Lunch-Hour Theft PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AjP) — Somebody walked into the deputy sheriff's of- five during lunch hour and stole <a typewriter and adding machine worth Rands 230 ($322). takes ongjhr j asm n a earn a "hot stick- as it does asneeps SALE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED REPLACEMENT OR MONEY REFUNDED A. "hot stick" is one of many tools in our linemen's trade. It is used to disconnect and bypass -a hot line to we won't interrupt your electric service while we make repairs on our lines. Our linemen don't learn about hot sticks and rubber gloves and gaffs in a few days. They start from -the ground up and spend years in apprenticeship'and practice. Besides earning their "hot stick" they need a real sense of service and responsibility, too. They're called on to maintain your service 24 hours a day ... on sleety, bitter cold nights ... in summer storms, whatever the weather. We think our linemen are something... at the top of the class. , Wheat land Electric Heat by Wire ...not by Fire Pioneer, Cooperative Association, Inc. Phone: FL 6-1211 UlyssM Lane-Scott Electric Cooperative, Inc. Dighten, Kansas much more difficult for Hie officer, especially the junior officer. He spends a lot of time seeing to it that the acid freaks and the militants don't hurt themselves or someone else or maybe 'blow the base apart. After hour®, the officer of the day used to nap on a cot in the orderly room. Now, in many military installations around the glove, he's out looking for trouble, listening for the hand grenades that go bang in the night. At Fulda, Germany, the O.D. has to climb into every Jeep, truck and tank of the big armored cavalry unit stationed near the East German border making sure the vehicles are locked. In a Kafkaesque scene, a guard walks the perimeter fence of the ammunition dump whose gates are locked against him. Guards are our biggest pi'ob lemi" said Lt. Robert Clarke of Boston. Stranger things have--happened. At Bad Kissenger. a private staged a one-man demonstration against "lousy conditions" by swiping a self-propelled howitzer and pointing it at battalion headquarters. He fell alseep before anything happened, but at Baumholder another protester crawled into a tank and fired the turret gun al an empty building. Big Red One officers, many of them just back from Vietnam, spend their nights riding "rat paitrol" in Jeeps on the lookout for racial turmoil in the Augsburg area. The drug culture calls for a new kind of awareness thia only mow fthe officer candidate schools are getting around to recognizing. The junior officer interested on tlhe welfare of his men has to be alert for the tell tale signs of drug use: the hacking cough of the opium smoker, the glassy stare anc giddy giggle of the kid stoned on pot, the drowning sensation of *he acid freak, the peranoid Whine of the heroin mainlines. Officers almost everywhere agree that a major drawbacl to solving the race problem i the shortage of black officers eader in integrating the serv- ces since 1948, finds itself to- ay with more black colonels 755) than black second lieuten- nts (332); more black majors 1,193) and captains (1,628) lan black first lieutenants 734.). Though ROTC programs iave been inaugurated at a lumber of Negro colleges, the ituation will not improve any- ime soon. Last year West 'oint graduated only 39 black cadets. Black officers, to a lesser ex- ent than black NCOs, >have heir problems with militants demanding special treatment and rebuking them as Uncle Toms. Despite the pervasiveaiess of racial incidents and deaths :roim drug 'abuse, many officers think a breakthrough has been made towa]rd a solution for unrest in the . ranks In, the past seven months. Lt. Gen. Michael Davisoh, .the new commander in Europe wiho formerly had the Field Forces II combat command in Vietnam, is convinced "more is done in the military to give the black man equal opportunity and fair treatment than is done in our society at large." Many officers blame the de cline in discipline .on, the sh&rt tour and quick promotions in Vietnam, coupled with constantly changing high leVel trategy on how best to win the war and placate the critics back home. In discussing the future of heir profession and why they tick with it, most career offi- :ers talk little about Vietnam >r tend to look beyond it. Navy men see their service is rapidly becoming the most mportanit, with the United •tates moving more and more oward nuclear missile launch- ng ships and submarines ais it oses its bases around the world. Air Force men, carefully noting the vulnerability of the Western Cattle Co.. Inc. W» ipecializ* In «rd«r buying d •II cliis*t of ttoektr and ftidor cattU. Will sell fat cattle on commit. lion. PETE HUTCHINS thone TR 2-3SI8 — Scott City JIM JASPER Phone 397-2353 — Dighfon JACK DALY Phone BR 6-7196 - Garden City HAROLD WOODS MOM 397-5556 — Dlghtoi MAIN OFFICE PHONE Oighton — 397-2424 Page • Canton City Telegram Thursday, May 27, 1971 helicopter in' Laos, see themselves taking over the lion's share of the defense budget from the Army again. The Ma- rimes, Who aren't buying the new famigled discipline, seem to be convinced that kids who rea'ly want a military career will choose a tough, demanding service that puts the emphasis on physical fitness and obedience. If we could just wrap it all up. Litter is a complex problem. And solving it calls for understanding and united action. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Litter isn't caused by bottles or cans or convenience packaging. Litter is caused by the thoughtless man. The thinking man can stop it. The natural first step is individual action. Let's all be a little more thoughtful. Let's make sure that we, ourselves, are not adding to the litter problem. The thinking man takes active steps to keep his community clean. The tools are at hand. Th» United States Brewers Association is ready to help you. We're working at the local and national levels to create greater public awareness. To attack apathy. To help Keep America Beautiful. If we tackle this problem together we can soon have it all wrapped up. Write us today and we'll help your community develop a campaign against litter. UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. 915 Olive Street—-Room 1002, St. Louis, Missouri 63101 122-LB. 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