Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 11, 1972 · Page 3
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 11, 1972
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Faces Test In House Busing Amendment Defeated In Senate Vote WASHINGTON (AP) - Fed- oral Judges' authority to order busing for;'school desogregatlpn linn widiBlopd nn smiiult In thfi Senate butv now must face ft lest In Uio House. By a IO-35 vote Thursday, the Senate killed an amendment by Sen. Jiimcs B, Allen, D-Ala., that would havo barred federal courts from ordering busing of . . . Shellon and Mrs. Richardson break['ground /or new school /or "retarded children. Groundbreaking Held At New Retarded Children's School Abortions Cut California's Welfare Rolls SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's liberalized abortion law has resulted In a steep drop in birth rates and a shrinking of welfare rolls, population researchers report. "There is beginning to be a reduction in the supply of children who become--because of the circumstances of their par- children-on the basis of race, religion, color or national or|? B 1 "- . . .. ' ' In the Hflimo, tho Rules Com- mltiep cleared. the way form vole next Thumday on a bill allowing court-ordered busing only as a last resort for desegregation, Allen tried io have the Senate attach Ills anti-busing provision to a bill authorizing additional funds for the American Hevolu- tlon Bicentennial. Commission. Tho bl|l-passed 87 to 0 after the amendment Was killed, · ' The amendment .also would have- barred federal, officials from withholding or threalcnjhf to. withhold any government funds to coerce a local school district Into accepting a busing program to carry out dcscg relation. IDENTICAL -'-The amendment was Idcntica to one proposed last February by Sen. Robert P, Qriffln, R Mich,, to another;.bill. It wa narrowly defeated at that time The House bill, which clcarec the committee pn a 10-5 vote would prohibit the busing of pu plls In the first six grades an farther than the second closes school to their home. In hlghe e n ts -welfare recipients ratios busing could be ordercc nly aa a last retort, In every case, It would re tiire .that the courts follow a rcscrlbcd list of solutions fo nlawful segregation, such edrawlng school-attendant xincs,-building new schools am iermililng student" transfer) cfore,busing could be ordercc In predominantly black Inner- :lly schools, where busing of- crs the only means of desegregating, tho hill-would author- 7,e $500 million In extra federal aid as an alternatlev to busing. Rep, Albert.H, Qule, R-Mlnn., ho bill's principal author, said t would permit desegregation lo- continue without the emotional Issue of long-distance busing. NorthwMt Arkansas TIW», ri JTAYITTlVILLt, AHKAN»»» Casual Apptaranc* SAN PEDRO, Calif, (AP) -Secretary of \ the Army. Hobcrl V, Frdchlko made s casual ap- pparance at Ft. MacArlhur to ·a^vard an artillery battery for iaoy, Aug. 1 1, IT/2 « a turned .out to be the center of attention, all because oi his colorful plaid pants. .Frochlke's dress contrnted with 'WllleyV; neatly pressed military uniform, But said on* observer, "After 1 ; alii the s«rt- f t t m / ' U Vr!v1H«n ." SANDAL SALE! Teenager Killed BENTON, Ark. (AP) Ricky Gilbert, 15, of Benton was killed Thursday in a one- vehicle, accident a half mile north of Arkansas 5 on Salem Road In Saline County, State Police said. Police said Gilbert was riding on the top of a truck, which ran into a ditch, and he fell off. ;,lr. Groundbreaking ceremonies ,7i\vere held Thursday morning for !c.ijie Washington County School for Retarded Children. {·{,, Guest speaker wast Dr. ,;'George C. Moore, immediate iv.past chairman of the school's s,,l.-Board of Directors, who review- .·;Qd , the history of the school "/·-which started with one teacher s:i and four students nine years ago. Moore also recognized ·jn individuals who have made the ·,. project possible. .».-·' M r s . Fount Richardson, /'School director, since its incep- ,;~.'tion a n d " George. Shelton, current Board chairman, turned r.'the first shovel o f . dirt for construction of the new school which is scheduled to begin Monday. l .-The building, designed by Cy Sutherland and Herbert K. ·Fowler;.',:, architects, ,is being ^erected , and equipped by loca ·h-and 'federal funds. The local {·share' is';.$78,879 and 'federal "funds 'amount to .$1,28,000. The building Is expected to cosl approximately $188,000. V · ,, : Contractor.., i foi; the con temporary, brick-veneer [building B" is Brennan-Boyd ' Construction ^·Co. a n d . t h e -school':is being erected on a two-plus acre site «- racquired.from the Fayelteville -Public school system, south o *·· Woodland Junior High School, f." The school, with space for 5 ··I" students, will provide an al" ·:·'·· purpose room which can doubl fe ' as a · gymnasium; full kitche r;-, facilities for. teaching home - making chores and four regula I';. 1 -, classrooms. --".;· Also planned are adminislra ·Ci'HJve offices, an observatio com and offices for a psychold- st and speech therapist. The ullding'is designed to facilitate ic teaching of the handicapped, ccupancy is expected the cginning of. the second semes- er of this school term. The : school "will Continue peratlon in space provided by le First United Presbyterian liurch until the new building s ready. through government aid to dc pendent children and foster child programs," Kingsley Davis, chairman of the University of California's International Population and Urban Research Center at Berkeley, said today. "We probably have the latest data of any stale with a liberalized abortion law," Davis added. "I would assume that much the same thing would Breakthrough In Labeling Of Cosmetics Told happen in other set slates given of clrcum- Last U.S. Infantry Unit Prepares To Return Home WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pres- dent Nixon's, adviser on consumer affairs reports a break- hrough in attempts to have the cosmetic.industry label,.the in -redients jfrits pro'ducts!' .";, : ; : " Virginia Knauer,' head of'the Office of .Consumer Affairs, an the same stances." The state's 1967 Therapeutic Abortions Act allows 1 abortions if Ihe menial or physical health of the mother is endangered; or for pregnancies resulting :frpm rape or incest. There were 116,749 legal abortions In, California during 1971, the. State Department of Public Health says. Jack Thompson, executive ecretary of the slate Board of Social Welfare, agrees with Javis' conclusions/based "on endencies and trends.and on he basis of limited : knowledge." Thompson. said the board is ,rying to pin down exact figures on declines in welfare rdlls directly attributable to legal- nounced cosmetic Thursday that .manufacturers four have agre'pd^tp : label," at least 'some products, . a n d , , one, Colgate Palmblive, will label all proc U C t S . ; ' . .-' ' · , The other three are Mennen Revlon and ·Warner-Lambert. Mrs. Knauer said three firm reported they will provide in gredienls to customers on re quest. They are Elizabeth A den, Helcne Curtis and Lavin Charles of the Ritz. Avon, the largest cosmetic producer, previously had said it would do this. SAIGON (AP) -- The last U.S. combat infantrymen in Vietnam prepared to go home today, and for Ronald Wegerle it was none too soon. "Things weren't going too good," said the 21-year-old sergeant from Wichita, Kan. "It was the same thing over and over. The men were getting tired and morale was getting bad.' · "We kept going out in the bush, and .the feeling^was we weren't accomplishing much. It seemed useless. All we'd do was walk. We'd be out several days, and we. didn't seem lo need to be out there at all." The news spread into the field during the pastweek that the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry, was being-phased out. The last 240 men were flown back to Da Nang on Thursday to turn in their, equipment and pack their ized abortions. California's abortion law, along with -New York's, is considered among the most liberal in the United States.-; · The U.S. Command made the announcement today, officially ending the 7%-year..U.S. groiinc Combat role^ in .Vietnam. ' : PEAK iSTRENGTH · At -peak strength in Apri there were 112 U.S. maneuves part of.a.543,OOC man force. By Sept. 1 the U.S orce will be cut to 39,000 men n Vietnam-- advisers, logis- ics.. personnel, air crewmen and other technicians -- and mother 100,000 Air Force, Navy and Marine^personnel. fighting he war from air bases in Thal- and and Guam and from 7th ?leet ships off the coast of Vietnam. Wegerle said "everybody vatched where they were walk- ng" after his Delta Company [earned it was leaving combat for:good. . . . . . . ; ,: ."They v . all were pretty cautious," he said. "They all wanted to go home." But five men were wounded by.booby traps en security pa : trols. . The last American combat infantry men . wounded in Vietnam, Spec. 4. James McVicar, 20, of Chester, Ca|lf.,',is being flown to, the Uniled States on Saturday.,.;;.'.."".'..:' '',. . ' The 3rd Battalion arrived in Vietnam ,in'1966 and eventually became,'part' pf ".the" ill-fated Am e ric al Division,'.; Th e battal- ipri's .Alpha..;Company made headlines in August 1969 .when it balked at,going into combat, illustrating 'the growing disenchantment with the war. Final Clearance! Our Entire of Spring and Summer Here It isl The sale you've been waiting for. Our entire stock of summer sandals. Good selection of styles, colors. But hurry In For Best Selection! Shoe Salon, Northwest Arkansas Plaza ' , ,, ' ' · ' · ' ' ' . / Boston Store Young People To Work For Nixon Going To Miami ,7' · MIAMI BEACH, Fla, (AP) -Some 3,000 young people are . expected in Miami Beach two day before the Republican Na- lional Convention. Their mis- 'sion is not one of protest but to work for President Nixon. "They'll be here to do a job and learn about the political · process," Stephen D. Nostrand said Thursday. He is staff director for the National Young ' Voters for the President . .,. "If there is any indication of any kind of any confrontation, we intend to get them out of the area. We've got the capabil- · ity to get them on buses and move out within three min- · ules." : Convention protest leaders ..previously have said they ox..peel from 5,000 lo 10,000 young ' people lo demonstrate during Ihe Aug. 21-24 convenlion, bill they have vowed lo follow policy of nonviolence. Nostrand said the Nixon workers range in age from 18 to 30, are evenly split between men and women and include dians and Latin-and Chinese- Americans. · "We've already got their reservations and money," he said, "They're coming from every state and paying their own way. That's fantastic." Two groups of 1,200 will work four-hour shifts on convention- related activities, he said, while those who aren't assigned lo jobs will remain at the site lis tening to speakers and working at such odd jobs as blowing up balloons an making posters. "If the President calls and says, 'I need 500 kids at a press conference ' we can get them Ihcro in 20 minutes," Noslrand said. ..; ··. : . 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