Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 19, 1969 · Page 9
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EXAMINES MEDALS Mr. end Mrs. Glenn examine medals awarded posthumously to their son P/c. Charles Glenn in ceremonies at the VA by Col. Holmes of the Army ROTC Department. Proclaimed by Mayor Window Clean Up Week Set W1NSLOW -- The week of April 20-26 lias been proclaimed by Mayor Lloyd Reed as Cleanup. Fix-up Week" in Winslow. The campaign is sponsored by the Community Development Council. Lessons in Landscap- ng, trash collection and fire prevention will highlight the week long program to be climaxed with a bean supper Sa turday night. The week opens with a landscaping and organic gardening lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday in City Hall. Tuesday, designated Fire Prevention Day. a discussjon of interior decoration is scheduled at 7 p.m. at t h e Winslow School. Wednesday manpower will be provided those unable to make repairs and Thursday is downtown clean-up day. Friday is set as paint-up day. Saturday trucks will be provided for trash collection' and a wrecker will be available to laul away abandoned and wreck ·cd cars. Winners of * poster contest will be announced at the Satur day supper. PFC Glenn Killed in Action St. Paul Soldier's Parents Awarded Medals The Bronze Star for Valor with Oak Leaf Cluster was prc sented posthumously to a St. Paul soldier in ceremonies at the University of Arkansas April 16. PFC Charles Phillip Glenn was cited for heroism in a military action in Vietnam in December 1968 that cost him his life. His decorations were presented to his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis E. Glenn of St. Paul. by Col. Eugene J. Holme?, head of the Army ROTC unit at the University. Glenn also received the Purple Heart medal for wounds received in combat. The Bronze Star for heroism was presented to Glenn, according to the citation, for his actions when his unit was entrapped by a massive enemy force. The citation said that Glenn, "with complete disregard for his own safety, placed a devastating hail of fire on the advancing hostile forces." Jt added that. "His valorous actions were responsible for the thwarting of the insurgents and success of the mission. Private Glenn's bravery, aggressiveness and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest tradi Student Protests Halted At Several Major Universities Cam! Dies LUTON. England (AP) - Sir Francis Cassel. a baronet who aspired to be a concert pianist, died Friday at 56. Every year he hired the 3.000-seat Albert Hall in London to. give a recital. It cost hiir $840 each time and some acic reviews. His comment: "A pianist wouldn't be human if he hit the right notes all the time." Cause of death was not an nounced. He was unmarried am the title passes to his brother. Ogden Signs Pact PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bud Ogden, basketball star at Santa Clara, Philadelphia's top drat pick, signed with the 7(iers Fri day. JHV^RH WHUwH Tables Proposals SILOAM SPRINGS - The City Council of Sitoam Spring; voted to table all proposals regarding the leasing of the city owned property at City Lake at the Thursday night meeting. Approval was given for expenditure of funds from the llectric, water and Sewer De- ireciation Fund for reconduc- .oring the west side 12 KV Loop. Mark Simmons, chairman of the Insurance Committee, reported on the survey being made regarding coverage for the city. A motion was passed requiring that $250 deductible on all city vehicles and $1.000 deductible on I bulance Co. wased operations Aflame* TIMK, fatorfey, AprM If, 1M» · · Rogers Council Confirms New Ambulance Service For City ROGERS-- The .Rogers City; ambulances and equipment. Council voted here Friday night\ Sullivan said he would h i r e to confirm a tentative agree-1 sufficient employes in the next ment with Louis Sullivan to con-[few days to provide service to tinue operation of ambulance! the Rogers area, service fur Rogers. | Knrmal sifnmg of a contract Sullivan tcioli over operation, between the city and Sullivan of the ambulance service on a ' i s expected early next week, temporary basis when J. J. Am- .. * city buildings be included in the insurance specifications. The committee was authorized to continue its survey. Sound Signals last uei-k. S u l l i v a n haiil today t h a t he and the cnuncihnen reached an. M A R S E I L L E S , France (AP) agreement w h i c h would provide'.. Sound signals were put into him a subsidy for operation of |operation Friday at street cross- Ihe service. The subsidy is I c s s l j i m s near a school for the young Cherundolo Released j t h a n the SfiON m o n t h l y assistance blind. CHICAGO (AP) -- T h e Chica-Uhc city gave to .1. .1. S u l l i v a n At one crossing, a bell sounds go Bears of the NFL releasedjsaid. He did not specify the s i z e , w h e n the light is green. A buzz- defensive aide Chuck Cherundo- if the subsidy. !er sounds when it s safe to cross lo Friday so that he could become head coach of the Tri- City. Mich.. Apollos in the Continental Football League. However, he continued. "I believe we can m a k e a living out the perpendicular direction. The buzzer-hell signals arc on- of this business this way." crated only when students art The city of Rogers owns the going or leaving school. tions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit and the United States Army." Glenn was a 19C8 graduate of St. Paul High School. Survivors, besides his parents, are four brothers. Curtis Glenn Jr.. Gary! Glenn, Stephen Glenn and Mi-; chael Glenn; and four sisters. Mrs. Donna H a w k i n s , Mrs.: Katherine Burnett. Mrs. Martha i Eaton and Miss N e 1 d a Kay Glenn. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Demonstrating students kept 25 trustees locked in a conference room at Atlanta University Center today but protests were ended or suspended at several Today In Washington n mm i as iinFiHiaipwiBWispramiiBHrriii ni WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's former surgeon general | eight-day strike touched oft by "r8--s a ban on radio and lelevi- the arrest of 200 sit-ins at the sion advertising of cigarettes. administration building stronger health warning on cig- jminisirauon uunuing. siiuiigt-i u^aim »uimit, */·· *-» However. SDS members and|arette packs, disclosure of tar about 150 black students seeking and nicotine contents, and x other major campuses. Harvard students voted a large voice in setting up a to ilack suspend their strike for seven days after the university agreed to reduce the status of the Reserve Officers Training Corp to an extracurricular activity. Stanford University protesters ended a nine day sit-in at an electronics lab. A new protest by a breakaway group of Students for a Democratic Society at Columbia University fizzled when it failed to get any widespread support. The dissidents at Atlanta University Center, a six-college complex, were demanding that the schools be renamed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and that white trustees resign. One of those locked in was Dr. Hugh M. Gloster. president of Morehouse College, King's alma mater and part of the complex. He said he would resign rather than accede to the demands under duress. KING WALKS OUT The Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.. a Morehouse trustee, walked out of the room Friday declaring his family wanted no part of the tactics protesters were using in seeking to honoi his slain son. In Cambridge. Mass.. a mass meeting of 3,500 Harvard students voted 2-1 to suspend the studies program. .hey would continue the class boycott. Harvard has about 15.000 students, of whom 6,000 arc undergraduates. The strike suspension came after the Harvard Corporation, a seven-man governing board which with the Overseers sets long-range policy, generally endorsed a faculty motion reducing ROTC to extracurricular status. SIT-IN ENDS Stanford's sit-in was ended when university President Kenneth S. Pitzer agreed to keep the building closed to all but maintenance personnel for one week. The students said they would meet again Arpil 26 to dc cide further moves. The sit-ins had been protest ing military-connected research at the Applied Electronics Labo ratory. At Columbia the latest sit-in was held by dissident members of the SDS who divided over tactics with their fellow radicals. After six hours in Hamilton Hall they left commenting, "Tactically, we made a mistake." The regular SDS group wants to concentrate on "open enrollment" for Negro graduates ol city high schools while the splinter group seeks an end to the varning in all forms of ciga- ·ette advertising. Dr. Luther L. Terry, now chairman of the private National Interagency Council on Smok- ng and Health, added in his testimony before the House Commerce Committee Friday, that --More than 45,000 American:, are going to die prematurely by July 1 "from causes which we relieve are connected with ciga rctte smoking." --More than 250,000 ,, _ . . . people will take up cigaretl smoking by the same date. --More than 12Vz million excess days will he lost from work "because of higher rates of disease which exist among person: have ever smoked RTOC program Navy Refuses To Concede Fuel Thefts Uncovered By Civilian WASHINGTON (AP) - The Navy has granted John McGee a clean record and a pay raise. but rejected a senator's contention that he was responsible for exposing multi million-dollar thefts of U.S. fuels in Thailand. Secretary of the Navy John II. Chaffee told McGee, a civilian fuel inspector, he would be transferred from the Navy Fuel Supply Office in Washington to another post in the continental United States and given a new chance "to perform satisfacton- redited by Sen. cials. I find no basis for commending you." McGee said. "I haven't con tended I uncovered the thefts. I said the procedures being used were responsible for the thefts. I never said my supervisor was guilty of fraud. I said he was signing for the receipt of fraudulent deliveries and that is ccr- ainly true." PROXMIRE PLEASED Proxmire said he was pleased thai the reprimand against McGcc had been withdrawn and ly." McGce was c JVHJOt-C w i l r t \.i*vii^« ·-.· -- William Proxmire. D-Wis., with "blowing the whistle" on loose supply control procedures that allowed massive thefts of military fuels earmarked for South- cast Asia. McGee contended that was why he was sent hack to the United States las.l fall and assigned "a make-work job as a filing clerk." . The General Services Administration reported Inst Dec. _:il that bribery, forgery, collusion and lax practices resulted in thefts during 19615 and 1967 of more than 5.5 million gallons of f " e1 CHAr'KEE LETTER In bis letter Chaffee told MeGee, "I "m persuaded that hat he "has belatedly received what is ordinarily a routine promotion. "But in view of the fact that without Mr. McGce's coura geous action the general system of corruption concerning American gasoline supplies in Thailand would neither have been exposed nor brought to public attention, there are some aspects, of the Navy's grudging action which riislurb mo deeply. The Navy is wrong in its alega- tions against Mr. McGec." Knife Bill j ALBANY. N'.Y. (AP) Thri Senate passed without dissmti Friday a hill that would impose' The committee is considering a variety of bills, including a ban on cigarette advertising, tougher warnings and measures vhich would maintain Ihe status quo. Committee members were read a telegram from the Bonneville Inlernational Corp lhat said no cigaretle advertising would he accepled on its sla lions in Sail Lake City. Utah Seattle. Wash.. Kansas City. Los Angeles and New York City ef fective June 1 and wilh the cxpi ration of present contracts. SENATE TRIPS WASHINGTON (AP) - Near ly a quarter of a million dollars was spenl on Irips by senators and aides Ihroughoul the world last year. Senate committee business outside the United States ac counted for $162.785. accordinf to a rcporc filed Friday by Sen Richard B. Russell. D-Ga. chairman of the Approprialion. Another $79.fi5l was spenl b Senate members of congressional committees delegations lo various interna tional meetings around globe. NIXON'S MESSAGE WASHINGTON AP) -- I'rcsl Idonl Nixon's message on tax re I f n r m should he before Congrcs Monday, the White House says The "President also plans nossagc on combatting crim sometime later in the w e e k , bu there were no precise mdica tions when other items in th Nixon domestic program woul reach Capitol H i l l . Capital Footnote By THE ASSOCIATE!) PRES 'President and Mrs. N'i.snn wi hold a Chief dinner Wednesday fo Justice and Mrs. F.a ignation during Ihe Johnson ai ministration and is cxpcrU'd t leave the court in .June. thefts of fuel in Thailand wereh not exposed initially by you but had been detected and reported r a a maximum penalty of n n r y r a r naa iiucii uun;i.n-* ~ -- Mrlif-r by other!!. Al.in. 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