The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on October 2, 1961 · Page 5
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jYaso/t On Education 3Rs Not Enough In Changing World By LESLIE J. NASON Professor of Education, USC Are the schools trying to be all tilings to all people? Sometimes it sounds this way when the so-called "frills" of modern education are discussed. Among advocates of the "re turn to the 3-Rs' idea, n o t h i n ranks h i g h e than the non academic acth ity as a thing i distrust. Music7 drama, drive; education, teenage grooving, and most shop courses have had their share of bitter condemnation. But we live in a changing world. Most of the changes that 18 years, posed real problems for schools. Children who had given up and quit school after three or four years of fruitless effort were now held in place by the new laws. The schools at first held these children at grade level, or passed have brought non-academic subjects into our school curriculum.? from the first compulsory-attend- laws. These laws were, them to a higher grade only after they had mastered the work of | the grade. Soon it was common 1 1 to find broad age-spreads in the lower grades. One could hardly be surprised when 15-year-old third Bidders became quffe~a problem. Then the schools changed. They ijegan a policy of age promotion. At least it kept age groups together. It also took some of the emotional pressure off the unsuccessful student whose nose was being rubbed in his obvious failure. Other things were changing, too. ance themselves, the product of change in our society. The laws were designed at least as much to keep children out of the lalx>r markets ^as to increase their education. The drastic increase in the rate of change for our whole society dates from about the same time. Inventions and advancement in the fields of communications, technology and transportation ushered in a whole new age along with the 20th century. Changes in our schools changes. The laws simply reflect these which forced children to remain in school until they had either graduated from high school or reached some maximum age, which might vary from 14 to that made them available to teenagers, led to results you know about. Our lawmakers were bowing to public demand when they set up programs of driver education in the schools. Where are the 3Rs? They are still there, still filling the needs of students. The schools are designed to meet the demands of the community. They've changed, yes, but i' was the community that changec them. The schools will change still more, just how we can't be sure. But they will change—because we are still in a changing world. You may write Dr. Nason in care of this paper, though he will be able to discuss only questions of general interest in his column. Charlie Goes After The Deer THE UiTAWA HERALD Monday, October 2, 1961 By HAROLD 0. TAYLOR Pittsburg Headlight fc Sun Written for The Associated Press GIRARD, Kas. (AP) - Charley judge in 1926, and is as noted in this role as he is for owning dogs. In 1947 he amazed other judges, dog owners and spectators when Under a change in hunting regula- he served as a judge of a 10-day tions, he anticipates ,a bag of two doe and a buck this season. field trial, riding horseback from I 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, four miles Where the approved method of evei T hour with onl y a half-hour Everitt has been wearing his red i deer hunting is to reach deer ' cape around the house of late, i country by car or truck and then And he has been oiling and check-1 take up a spot along a deer run ' ing his favorite rifle. Charley | and wait for targets, the veteran Everitt is getting ready to go into | Girard sportsman walks about the i the wilds of Wyoming for his, hills a la Kansas quail hunting. ninth consecutive year of deer | Everitl is widely known ove ,. hunting- • • the Middlewest for' his interest in Lots of guys do that but with field trial dogs. He started with ' Charles C. Everitt, Girard ac-1 Llewellyn setters before the turn NUCLEAR NECKWEAR - Linda Bromley, New Rochellr N. Y., holds person? 1 radiation detector whose maker says could be next thing in todies' neckwear should threat of nuclear frllout increase. Lead shieH plastic-covered detector, called a dosimeter, sire of half dollar and weighs I 1 /* ounces. is BEFORE YOU TRADE! SEE US FOR • Fishing Tackle • Bait • Fishing Licenses • Boats and Motors SEE . . . BROWN'S HDWE. & SPORTING GOODS Movies, radios, automobiles and od roads were opening new horizons. The world was changing and it. soon became obvious that many things which had been "good enough" were going to be "good enough" no longer. As the phonograph and radio brought good music within the reach of everyone, musical tastes changed. By public demand the music programs in the schools were improved and extended. As motion pictures began to give glimpses of newer, more glamorous ways of living, ways of living changed—radically! New standards of dress, housing, sanitation, diet, grooming and behavior crept across our land—and right into our schools. As the tractor and milking machine replaced the horse and hired hand, as machines replaced muscle, new skills were needed. Skills that couldn't always be learned by working alongside father. Legislation brought shop and business courses to fill the need. The ever-expanding use of automobiles, the quickening economy These Irishmen Could Have Used A Little Luck SHANNON, Ireland (AP) — Stranded for five days after a nostalgic trip to Ireland that turned into a nightmare, 103 President Air Lines for the trip that brought many back to Ireland on their first visit in years. Kay Mellor, a Chicago nurse, "Satisfaction Guaranteed" Furniture Upholstering Truck Seats Recovered Tarps & Combine Canvas Repaired. Canvas Awnings ROBERT BARNES 826 Ash CH 2-3243 Americans today were promised plane ride home. The chartered airliner that was to pick them up at Shannon Airport last Wednesday finally arrived. The Americans slept in chairs and on the carpeted floors of the air terminal—most of them out of money, some of them ill, babies wailing. The group from the Irish-American Erin's Own Club of Chicago, I who came to Ireland a month ago for a vacation, scraped up $15 Sunday night to send a cabled appeal "please help us" to President Kennedy. Kevin Carty, club president, and the Rev. Edward Salmon, | curator of St. Gabriel's church, Chicago, signed the cable. Carty said the club paid $30,000 to charter the plane from the Nixon Planning Ail-Out Drive SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) Richard M. Nixon is back in California today to start putting together what he envisions as the most intensive political campaign in state history. countant and veteran Crawford County officeholder, it's different. For one thing, he's 86 years old. ' And he applies, after a fashion, a style of Kansas quail hunting to his venison forays. i Everitt's annual and successful deer hunting trips to Wyoming began in 1953 when he went there, in a routine he started in the '1930s, to fish for trout. He ar- i rived too late to fish, so he went i deer hunting. Each year since until last year he brought home a buck. Last year he came back with two doe. of the century although he did not get into serious competition until 1917. He started as a field trial break for lunch. He was 72 at the time. Last spring, in Bourbon County, he was in the saddle from 7 a.m until 6 p.m., judging all classes of a field trial with a half hour break for coffee and to stretch his legs. At the conclusion, a 30-year-old judging partner readily admitted he was bushed and almost fell off his horse in dismounting. Everitt look a brisk canter before turning his mount over to a handler. Science Shrinks Piles New Way Without Surgery Stops Itch—Relieves Pain tended the sick among the vaca- He said he is out to win the tionists that included seven children. Mrs. Mellor was worried she might lose her job for staying away too long. In the airport lounge, the men governorship with the full intention of serving out the four-year term. i Nixon, who flew here to ad! dress the Western Republican date for president in 1964, adding "it's implicit that I intend to serve the people of California as governor from 1962 to 1966." As to whether he could be drafted, he said "the answer is no." who spent their fifth night on the | Conference Saturday night, was floor there, stretched and looked gratefully at the plane—a DC7C of the same airline whose plane crashed in the Shannon Estuary with the loss of 83 lives Sept. 10. The Chicagoans faced another day of waiting, however, for they were told takeoff is not until 7 i p.m.—local time. asked repeatedly by newsmen whether he would seek the presidency again in 1964 and whether he would accept a draft. The former vice president replied he would not be a candi- CHRISTIAN BROS. Linoleum -• Tile Ceramic — Formica Floor Sanding 317 Hickory CH 2-2285 NOW YOU CAN INSERT A "Card of Thanks" Does BLADDER IRRITATION MAKE YOU NERVOUS? After 35, common Kidney or Blauder Irritations often occur and may make you tense and nervous from too frequent, burning or itching urination both day | and nleht. Secondarily, you may lose sleep and suffer from Headaches, Backache and 1'eel old, tired, depressed. In such Irritation, CYSTEX usually brings fast, relaxing comfort by curbing Irritating germs in strong, acid urine and by Kivlng analgesic pain relief. Get CYSTEX at druggists. Cheer up and feel better fast. 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At the Sale Barn in EMPOK1A Leo King P44.005 Selling Fifty Registered Colts aaud Fillies, over half of them sired by LEO KING. Sale held rain or shine RUSSELL C. KLOTZ RR 5 — Emporia, Kansas or 11 In Me/nor/am" Notice in the Classified Columns For Only Per Word 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Thousands of... Happy Returns... Your Savings Earn Our Current Dividend Each year you see farmers out collecting a rich dividend of com. And for over 72 years thrifty folk have enjoyed regular dividends on their savings at Ottawa Savings and Loan Association. Again this year our savers are using the welcomed dividends they have received to supplement their incomes. "SAVING IS HAVING" . . .Open or add to your account today and let your money cam a generous dividend for you. A Bronze Bust Savings Bank of either Washington or Lincoln FREE to every child who opens a -S5.00 Savings Account. 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