The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on October 4, 1961 · Page 5
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^ViH Nason On Education Opportunity For Parents To Help Better Education By LESLIE J. NASON Professor of Education, USC Are schools doing the best pos- •ible job of education? That's the question parents ask, and it reflects their real concern for the welfare of their children. They care desperately about their children's progress. If Johnny is average — not Richmond News Station Is Moved To Garnett out. The Kenneth Potter has moved the| up w ith "too bright" or "too slow" - the answer probably is yes, the schools are doing a good job of educating him. But w h a t if Johnny is an ex ceptional child. either v e. r y b r i g h t or with learning problems? What if he doesn't fit intr the common denominator of the "average" child? Are the schools doing the best job for Johnny? A few years ago, not so very many, children who couldn't keep up with school quickly dropped ones who could keep continued with vary- NASON ing degrees of success. Legal requirements Phillips highway station to Garnett to be used as a warehouse at requir em e nt S today the 7th street station. Herbert .... , , , McClure and his helpers will build ! keep children in school longer. a new modern Phillips station on, Some of them may be marking tl ie site. ! time, feeling discouraged, or hat- ins the world, but there they e place the Sept. 13 flood. for worse, the horse and buggy has given way to the automobile and the airplane; country lanes have turned into freeways with i cloverleaf interchanges. Education must keep up with the times. We all know there are not enough classrooms or teachers. But must learning come only from classrooms? Aren't there people in the community with special talents and skills who may stimulate and help our students? Are local business firms and industries doing all they can to build interest and experience in their special fields? What about the cultural facilities of the community? In New York, groups of underprivileged pupils with low abilities were given special opportunities. The children were taken to plays, museums, to zoos, to the harbor, to visit industrial plants. Their imaginations and their interests zoomed. So did their goals and their I.Q's. Isn't this education, too? HOMES FOR AMERICANS A temporary bridge is erected across Sac Creek east of i are! the Frank Dietrich home to re- j For some reason, many people the one washed away by have the idea that this gives them "equal opportunity." There is no such thing as "equal op- The Senior class paper will be Oct. 27. drive portunity." Differences in ability keep children from being equal. Mrs Charles Feuerborn and in- j One student's opportunity may be fanl daughter. Cheryl Lynn, were j another student's stone wall! brought home from Anderson County Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collins are parents of a 7 Ib. 14 oz.. son born Sept. 26 at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa. The MacArtnurs have moved to the house they recently purchased from Mr. and Mrs. George Honn. D() teachers know this?- Cer- ! So do school officials, school boards and the public. Educators responsible for the program in our schools have done many things to improve matters. They have set up shop courses, special classes, counseling and i other things to help ease the lot This is a wonderful time to be alive, with a challenge to take part in a great new educational and cultural experience. We can improve the education of our youth! The opportunity is yours, as parents, as much as it is our, as educators. What will you do about it? You may write Dr- Nason in care of this newspaper. However, he will answer only questions of general interest in his column. Deeds Anna McFadden to Merrill L. Bliss. W'/a SW',4 Sec. 21 1U-1B; Loyd S. CUl Fredeen, Lots 9-11-B1;: 4 TERRACE Children j. In Focus At Meeting DURHAM, N. C. (AP)-A new approach to peace—getting nations to recognize that the planet's one billion children, rich or poor, are all in the same troubled boat—was suggested here today. International experts in various fields gathered at Duke University for a unique symposium designed to introduce, and seek support for, a novel concept. This was that the world's kids constitute a single unit—a "commonwealth of children," transcending all national, racial, and cultural boundaries—and that all of them need a better break from their elders so they can develop into "a mature adult society with a capacity for mutual understanding." The five-day symposium, formally opening tonight, will feature discussions by specialists rom the United States, Canada, England, Switzerland and India in .he fields of education, culture. )opulation trends, economics and lealth. The aim of the meeting is o stimulate action programs, by all nations, looking towards "a better life for children now and better world tomorrow." The conference was arranged to lonor Dr. Wilburt C. Davison, nternationally known children's doctor, who recently retired -as dean of the Duke University Medical School. PRACTICAL RANCH: This wel [-planned seven room ranch offers comfort and practibility in 1,330 square feet of floor space. The bedrooms are separated from the living area of the house. Two steps from the kitchen or living room is the family room, which opens onto a terrace. The architect is Lester Coh*«, Room 75, 117 W. 48th St., New York 36. N. Y.. and the design is HA133C. Families Plan Fallout Shelter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Ten suburburban families plan to begin construction next week of a community fallout shelter large enough to house 11 families. Each family will contribute $300. The 20 by 30-foot shelter will have I of the child who doesn't fit into Chester Wagner was transfer-j tne "average" pattern. | red from Trinity Lutheran Hos-j -\vhat j s happening? Parents, of j gifted children fear the schools > do not really challenge their chil-' I dren. Parents of children who do | ; not do well in school feel that the j are not pital to Hospital. the Anderson County Rov Patterson was treated at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa, for injuries received wh « j of » average » children protest that his car went out of control south of Ottawa. Mrs. Ceorgp Atchison and Mrs. Bob Crick were hostesses at the former's home at the meeting of the Leisure Hour Club. A one o clock luncheon was held. Mrs. Mabel McDonald, Garnett, and Mrs. Bob Hadsall were guests. The former gave the program on textile painting. Eight members were present. The October 18 meeting will be with Mrs. Alvin Hornberger. Mrs. Charles Edwards will have the program on Kansas birds. Tuesday, Sept. 26, was Mrs. Lena Folkens 83rd birthday. The following relatives and friends called in the afternoon to extend best wishes: Mrs. Ed Bach, Okmulgee, Oka.; Eugene Wolkens, Lawrence; Matt Bicklemeyers, Eudora; Mr. and Mrs. John Rossman, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sobba, Mr and Mrs. Ralph Mersman and Mmes. Al Pickert, Vera Van Wie and Amelia MacDonald. Members of the RHS junior class have chosen "Room Number 13" as their class play. Mrs. Clarke Jackson will be director. Fourteen attended the Friendly Circle meeting at the church basement Thursday. The 1 ~ 1! "" quilted for Mrs. Coughhn. Several from here attended the courtesy shower honoring Mrs. Gene McCain at Mrs. John Hulett's home in Garnett, Mmes, Ernest Van Wie and Fred Weisner were hostesses at the meeting of the St. Thereso Pinochle Club at the church basement Thursday. Fifteen were present. Mrs. Furman Porter will return this week from a visit with the Leonard Van Velsons in Compton, Calif. Hubert Peine, who was admitted at the Santa Fe Hospital in Topeka Sept. 24 underwent surgery there Monday. Sieve Dunbar was chosen president of Berea 4-H Club instead of Linda Hiles as previously reported. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collins have named their son, born Sept. 26, Brian Douglas. Connie Kueser, Rilla Pickert, Frances Wiesner, Phyllis Briggs, with Linda Schwegman as alternate, are R.H.S. cheerleaders this term. the other two groups get all the attention. Our educational tradition. Most of system is a us look back on the little red schoolhouse, see it with a rosy glow and hate to see the picture fade. But fade it must. For better or ladies W. Yes, SAM Has It. . Prestone and Zerex SAM'S TIRE & SUPPLY, INC. SAM MOTT, Mgr. 4th and Main Ph. CH 2-4436 GALLON 11 cubicles along the walls and a central area for group activities. 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Get Dou'i Fill* today I THE OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday, October 4, 1961 War Rages In Viet Nam WASHINGTON (AP) — Communist Guerrila raids into South Viet Nam have exploded into * real war that is killing 1,500 persons a month, the State Department reports. Public Sale Saturday, Oct. 7, 1961 (1:00 P.M.) 3 miles east of Richmond. Old Eerea School — 1 school building, 24x26 ft., 1 coal shed, 8x16, 1 outdoor toilet. Buildings to be moved within 60 days from date of sale. Contents of Buildings — Heating stove, desks, benches, maps and map cases, piano and stool, teacher's desk, chairs, tables, 1 large bookcase, Venetian blinds, 1 large school bell, books, picture frames, power lawn mower, hand duplicator, and etc. Not responsible for accidents. Terms: Cash. Board of Richmond Grade School Joint Districts No. 77 Anderson and Franklin Counties. SURPRISE! 'o«e the WANT ADS Call CH 2-4700 DISCOUNT ON A NEW AUTOMATIC CLOTHES DRYER OR WASHER-DRYER FOR YOU! GAS DRYER "•COUPON*** To receive a $20.00 discount on » new Gas clothes dryer or Gas washer-dryer combination, present this coupon to any participating appliance dealer or The Gas Service Company between September 11, 1961 and October 21, 1961. Dryer purchased must be installed on a line ol The Gas Service Company. CUSTOM!!'* NAMI THIS COUPON WILL BE HONORED BY PARTICIPATING DEALERS, OR ... CM fat, home, strut* Jndubbm Ottawa's Business and Professional Guide OPTOMETRISTS Arvid Bergiund, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 318 S. Main CH 2-2796 Olin G. Wollen, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 110 W. 3rd CH 2-4303 A. G. Madison, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 205 S. Main CH 2-4 Rodney MoClay, O.D. OPTOMETRIST Professl' Bldg. CH 2-3793 CHIROPRACTORS Don L. McKelvey, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 116 W. 2nd CH 2-4777 J. C. South, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 116 E. 15th CH 2-2166 Residence Phone CH 2-3961 PHARMACY Is Our Business Your Prescription Will Receive Our Careful Attention BRISCOE DRUG STORE 847 S. Main CH 2-4133 BEAUTY SHOPS Fredanne Beauty Shop We specialize in Permanent Waving and Hair Styling Irene Nitcher Shomber Maye B. Snyder. owner 111 W. 2nd CH 2-5120 BEAUTYLAND Styling Salon 114 E. 2nd CH 2-4347 OPERATORS: Rose Marie Woods Baxter; Eloisc Hughes, Marion Ishang and Wiloma Babcock, owner and operator. Ella's Beauty Salon Complete Beauty Service Permanents — Tints — Manicures — Facials — Styling Mildred Hull - Karen Varner Ella McArdle 131 So. Main CH 2-4198 S. M. Brockway, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 1408 S. Main CH 2-2386 R. C. Capron, D.C. PHYSIOTHERAPY Ground Floor 113 E. Srd Office Ph. 2-4100 Res. Ph. 2-2270 Veterinary Service Bill Bitts and Son Bob Ferguson Insemination Technician 428 S. Maple CH 2-1758 VETERINARY SUPPLIES HESS. FRANKLIN and Others Mann-Bell Drug Store 501 N. Main CH 2-3924 Children's Orthopedic Foot Correction Propr-Bilt SHOES Recommended by Leading Foot Doctor! All Over the World. Professionally Fitted and Sold Exclusively in Franklin County at RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE 212 S. Main ELMOR CRAVEN ASSOCIATE First National BanK Blclfe. Phone CH 2-1243 General American Life Insurance Co., St. Louis Your Want Ad is read by over 25,000 people. MEDICAL DIRECTORY <J. F. Ban-, M.D. SURGERT Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1268 Frank A. Trump, M.D. Internal Medicine and Diagnosis Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1620 Louis N. Speer, M.D. General Medicine and Surgery Office: 109 W. Fourth Phone CH 2-1257 Res. Phone CH 2-3401 David G. Laury, M.D. General Medicine and Obstetrics Professional Building Office CH 2-1620 Res. CH 2-1227 R. A. Collier, MJ). Surgery — General Medldae CH 2-1182 Res. CH 2-2393 Professional Building Kenning Bros. 434 S. Main CH 2-2641 Sylva Ix>f green, M.D. Victor J. Lofgrcen, M.D. Physicians and Surgeons Srd & Walnut CH 2-2126 R. S. Roberts, M.D. Professional Building Surgery — Medicine Office CH 2-4325 Res. CH 2-1594 For Prompt Ambulance Service Call CH 2-1331 Ottawa, Kansas JOE TOWNER'S CHAPEL THE ANTHONY CLINICAL LABORATORY Gladys Anthony Allergies, Bacteriology, Serelogy Hematology, Bio-Cnemistry, Parasitology Room 15, ProfessionaJ Bldg. Ph. CH 2-5296 Home CH 2-3407 OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN HOMER N. FLORA, D.O. Osteopathic Physician Medicine and Surgery Zellner Building Phone CH 2-3746 DAVH) L. YOUNG, D.O. Physical Medicine Phone CH 2-3844 222 E. Srd St. FLYING SERVICE SKY SERVICE SltDXING JACK'S SKY SERVICE Municipal Airport, Charter Trips, Sight Seeing Rides, Flight Instructions CH 2-9775 or CH 2-4230 Jack C. Kille, Mgr. BUNDY INSURANCE AGENCY CHERRY 2-4215 106 E. SECOND X 'A, KANSAS

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