Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 12, 1969 · Page 14
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14 · IfemWMl AtMMM TIMtt, WASHINGTON (AP) - Th« Air Force, cttinc a lick of student interect and not pressure from antiwar f roups, has decided to close out its Reserve Office Training Corps program at eight schools. Without pinpointing any single cause for the failure of the program at the eight colleges and Air Force Friday the Winning Teams . . .Those Fayettcvllle FFA hoys took top regional honors in judging poultry and live- stock. They are, from left: Paul Catc, livestock; Bobhy Smith and Al Zaccanti, poul- try; Bobhy Wist and Pan) Auslam, livestock. Dale Garrison, poultry, is not pictured. On Nixon's Cutback Plans House Backers Hope To Force Job Corps Vote WASHINGTON (API House i Democrat added, hackers of the Job Corps hope| HEARING TO RESUME In force a vote by the end o f , The House Education and LaMay on President Nixon s plan. b o r Comm jtt e e plans to resume In nit hack the key poverty pro-! gram. Secretory of Labor George P. Shultz made official Friday what had been widely reported hearings on the whole poverty program April 21 and similar hearings are planned in the Sente. Perkins said his committee several days: 59 of the 113 w j]] gj ve the House a chance to centers will be closed by July l.jvotc on the issue soon, perhaps Plans to open 30 new daytime-j before the end of May. only training centers in and President Nixon has trans- training centers in ana rresiaeni JIIMHI nns uon»- central city areas didn't ferred the Job Cops to the La- · · · · " bor Department from the Office of Economic Opportunity effective July 1. Perkins also hopes near pacify ardent Job Corps sup porters. Hep. Carl D. Perkins, chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, said the administration plan "will deny hope and opportunity to thousands of underprivileged and girls." boys . "1 hope the Congress will not b* a party to it." the Kentucky . to stop the transfer. In the midst of the blossoming congressional furor over the cuts, there was a report that President Nixon had tapped a popular young Republican congressman from Illinois, Donald AFROTC Programs hi Schools To Be Phased cor output. T h e other 1* were able to come up to the 15-officer minimum. The spokesman WMiumv *wv»w**"*» ·-·- PEA. RIDGE - The Benton d«y the legislature's last-minute County Hiltcrical Society will -,,,,,, # geveral Ux incret«« conceded universities, an spokesman said schools hare failed to generate the required minimum of 15 officers per year. DENIES PRESSURE He denied there was pressure from antiwar groups or faculty members to withdraw the pro- tram. Rebellious students, antiwar ;roups and some faculty mem- ers have strongly criticized ·IOTC programs in recent months and abolition of all the jrograms at Harvard was a major issue in the upheaval there during the past week. Schools where the ROTC will be phased out over the next three years are Boston University: Butler University, Indianapolis.: Capital University. Columbus. Ohio; Grinnell College, Grinnell. Iowa: Illinois Institute of Technology. Chicago; Kenyon College, Gambler. Ohio: Lawrence University of Wisconsin, Appleton. Wis.: and Tufts University, Medford, Mass. WARNED EARLIER These were among 18 schools warned in 1966 that they would have to raise their annual offi- t h e r e had been critical com ments about Air Force ROTC from -faculty members at four other major schools-Brown, Stanford, Dartmouth and Princeton- but he added: "We are not anticipating withdrawing from any of these nor being asked to." The spokesman said the Air Force ROTC program still will ·^^M^^^M v^M^^^f HUoriwT* M-- * I'lWI LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Ow. Winthrop Rockefeller said Fri VWU«/ *»···**» JV»»- ffWffff . . . . . meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the community b u i l d i n g at Pea of restoring Ridge. The possibility the historic home of Capt. Cyrus Pickens will be discussed. ' Captain Pickens, who fought in the battle of Pea Ridge, built his home west of the community following the Civil War and was prominent in civic affairs until his death in 1927. M Sip PhH hr frnclil tedM IkKhmri VjPWMM »W*P«w»» w«^w««w«"^w^ pusagt of several tax increases would not alter his plans to call a special session later this year. "There will be so much heat on them this summer, they will be pleading with me to call a Good Citiiens PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Scrolli containing the signatures of wrae 100,000 Philadelphia school children, pledging respect for authority and good citizenship, were presented to Mayor James H. J. Tate on his 5»th birthday special session," RockefeUsr aid. He said, however, he wu glad that after It weeks they nally got around to passing ome tax bills." The governor said he would ·eminent further on the legis- ature's action after making a tudy of the measures the Genral Assembly approved. I The Washington Post said in tensive efforts were being made to get the 36-year-old former Navy pilot to take the post so the administration will have a spokesman to defend its povertj program position. Rumsfeld could not be reached for comment. OEO is now headed by an acting director, Bertrand Harding, an appointee of former President Johnson. Labor Secretary Shultz said closing of the centers--most of them in rural areas and geared to conservation--would save about $100 million. Trainees in the affected centers would be transferred to existing centers where the emphasis will be on industrial training and job placement. sale slaughter of the Job Corps." he told a news confer cnce. "It is a question of rear ranging the mix." At the same time the five/ear-old Job Corps was ordered switched to the Labor Department, Nixon also stripped OEO of the Head Start preschool program, which goes to the Department of Health, Education and \Selfare. In a 40-page report. Shultz indicated that one of the reasons for closing most of the centers was that they "have not fully performed their mandate to teach, train, retain and place enrollees . . . " Sixty-five per cent of the enrollees leave before graduation, he said, and costs average $8,000 per trainee, more than twice the cost of training a youth for one year in one of the government's manpower development programs In the city. 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