Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 24, 1969 · Page 7
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 24, 1969
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Protwts Continue On Campuses In The East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Cornell University faculty reversed its earlier decision and niturc, broke windows and ripped up files. They demanded abolition of Today In Washington Expensive Mistake Wrong Man Arrested Three Time For Holdups SOUTH BEND. Ind. (AP) Three times in five months the same youthful gunman held up quashed d i s o r d e r charges,the institute, the Reserve Offi- against three Negro students, |fcrs Training Corps program lln N a v a l '--'«'-« »TM»'* he suburbs seems to be taper- 1 T j )ree t j m e s | )c was identified but the Ithaca. N.Y. campus hasn't returned to normal. City College of New York remained closed, demonstrations began at two Washington, D.C., universities and Princeton University, while protests continued at some other schools. About 1,100 faculty members at Cornell reversed their Monday night stand and acceded to the demands of the Afro-American Society, in an attempt to halt fear and tension heightened hy a 7,000-student "teach-in" at Barton Hall and the presence near the campus of 245 riot- trained deputy sheriffs. DISCUSSION SET A number of classes were suspended again today, to permit discussion of Issues raised by live days of turmoil, touched off when militant blacks, armed with shotguns and rifles, took over the student center. President James A. Perkins, who pleaded with the faculty to change its decision, said. "My optimism for the immediate and long range future of Cornell has enormously increased." The chairman of the government department. Dr. Allen P. Sindler, submitted his "irrevocable" resignation, and denounced the faculty's reversal as "a complete capitulation to coercion." Other complained of professors threatening Ijhon'e calls before the reversal voted by a 7-3 margin. The faculty also voted to develop a discipline system which all sides consider fair. AT CITY COLLEGE At City College. President " " canceled students Buell G. Gallagher classes again after from minority groups continued to bar whites from the school's South Campus, which they barricaded Tuesday. About 50 white radicals occupied Klapper Hall, adjacent to South Campus, to support the Black and Puerto Rican Student Coalition demands for greater enrollment of minority group students among the college's 20,000 undergraduates and for a separate school of black studies. Gallagher told a faculty meetIng: "I will push hard for a sep- .lie Naval Logistics Research ..aboratory and the Human Resources Office and sought open 'nrollment for Negroes. SDS members at Princeton blocked the entrance to the Institute for Defense Analyses, which does Defense Department research, but left after three lours when police arrived. In several scuffles between students, the dean of students was \nocked to the ground. AT OTHER CAMPUSES: Cambridge. M a s s .--P r o f. Henry Rbsovsky, a leader in setting up Harvard University's black studies program, resigned as chairman of the standing committee on Afro-American studies, to protest a faculty vole allowing six students to vote on nominations of faculty members to the Afro-American studies department. Officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology promised to look into MIT's link with defense projects. Defense Department figures show MIT lee all universities in fiscal 1967 I'ith $92.4 million allocated foi military work. Syracuse. N.Y.--Hundreds o! students boycotted classes to protest an increase in tuition. No incidents were reported. Boston--Negro students who seized the Boston State College administration building left ear ly today after officials agreed to consider eight demands, includ ing establishment of a black studies program, $60 monthlj stipends for black students and appointment of a black dean. CADETS APPLAUDED Kingston. R.I.--About 400 students listened to KOTC cadets defend their program against demands to ban it from the Uni- ,-ersity of Rhode Island campus. Many applauded the cadets enthusiastically. Hampton. Va.--About 50 students remained overnight ng off but the Negro population if cities is growing while some vhites still are moving out of own. The rate of growth in the suburbs in the 1960s has been 2.8 er cent compared with 4 per cent in the 1950s, the bureau reports. From 1960 to 1968 the entire J.S. population rose 20 million with 14 million of the growth in suburban areas. Only one m i l lion of the suburban settlers were non-whites. In that same period the Negro xpulation of U.S. titles in- jreased by almost 23 per cent while the number of city whites was off 4 per cent. POLITICAL IMPASSE WASHINGTON (AP) - A State Department official says the political impasse in the Middle East cannot he broken by the major power talks in New York unless the Israelis and Arabs agree to cooperate. Assistant Secretary of State by the station attendant as Franklin T. Wike. a 20-year-old church-choir singer. Three times the police arrested Wike? and charged him with robbery. It cost Wike his job. his apartment, his car. his wardrobe, many weeks of liberty and a married in I California. Then Wikc's luck turned. He as in jail, still protesting his innocence hut unable to raise hail on the third robbery charge, when the young gunman made his fourth call on the gas station. This time he was caught by two policemen in a patrol Cdl GUNMAN IDENTIFIED The gunman, who bore a close resemblance to Wike. was Gordon W. Ward, 20. of Niles. Mich. He admitted all four holdups. The charges against Wike were dropped and he was released April 3. Four days later, he and Dian Copenhaver. 18. were married at the Mishawaka church where both sing in the gas station attendant picked it )iit after the first robbery last N'ovembe'. H took Wike a month and a half to raise tire 55,000 bail. EVICTED AND FIRED Free on bond. Wike learned that he had been evicted from liis apartment and fired from his job as a salesman. The station was robbed again Feb. 2, and again the attendant identified Wike. Frank and Dian had eloped to California to be married. Wike was arrested and extradited to South Bend. His car and clothes vere left behind, and he says he hasn't seen them since. After another week in jail, relatives raised $10.000 bail. Arkontot TIMfS, Ttiur*., Awrtl 74, 1H» · 1 FAVITTiVltH, /MIKAMtAt To Girt Ball lind lnat il secint ' d the size of the fcuest list would be "r*th«r WASHINGTON (API - Tricia| ainbit j ous ." Nixon, the President's u n m a r - 1 .. .. _----- ,ricd daughter, is throw ins The station was robbed a | mi ,.,krd hall for a group of 20 to .1 third time March 2(i. Wike was; ; ) u vc .,,. O i ds at Ult . white House ' identified and jailed again. JMa'y 10. It will be hi-r first big WE SELL OR RENT I Crutches--Commode Chain I Wheel Chalrt-Walken. Etc. I was broke and disgusted." I paHy since lu-r he says. There was no chance of |j ct .' making bail this time. M I S . Nixon said Tricia Robbery No. 4 came March m a k i n g all the ... with Wike still behind liars. That's when the police caught i Ward, who has pleaded g u i l t y ! and awaits sentencing. | father took o f - ; ,-iis I IXPIRT WATCH .; ^ V *.yN' ^ S WITTS CTNtrtb Block St. Business lift Inturanc* and Estate Planning Services M. William Fields, C.LU. Jeforson §tyM 11C6 North College Ave. Faycttevllle, Ark. ned overnight in itute's administra- Hampton Instit tion building, to press demands for higher salaries for instruc tors and an investigation of the high faculty turnover rate. About 300 students began the sit-in Wednesday after 2.000 students voted to boycott classes. New York -Sit-ins continued Joseph J. Sisco sa Four--the U.S., Russi, and Great Britain--are m a k i n g what he calls modest progress in their talks but adds: "There is a good distance to go." "We are under no illusions that a dispute which has proven intractable for over 20 years will suddenly be made more tractable because of major power discussions," Sisco said in a speech at the National Policy Conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. VARIATIONS | WASHINGTON (AP) -- Possi- j b l e undiscovered variations in radiation from the sun could upset hopes for a system to forecast weather months or years in advance, a government weather scientist reports. Dr. Jerome Namias. a veteran government weather forecaster now on leave as a visiting scientist at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolle. Calif., made the state ments here in a report to t h e 50th anniversary meeting of the American Geophysical Union. He sairt sunspots and violent flares cause variations in the pattern of radiation and he said there might be major irregularities still to he discovered. ays the Big I choir. The newly weds have set- issia. Franco tied down in Elkhart. where Wike has a new job with an iron A "run-in with the police as a juvenile had landed Wike's pho- o in a mug shot file where the ... b . - . r~~--- -- , n,,n,, 1Nt " I U 1 l\ - 0 1 L - I I 1 0 v.ul»*...«--" 11CS Sill I IO DC' U1SUO V U I V U . arate school for black and i u e i ; a t Q ueonsh orough Community| N a m j a s sait ] suc h irregulari- to Rican studies.' About a dozen students, led by Students for a Democratic Society, stormed the administration building at American University in Washington, D.C.. and evicted the president. Eight hours later they were forced out hy a band of youths led by fraternity members. There was brief "scuffling but no reported injuries. TAKEOVER At George Washington University in Washington, 30 SDS members ended at 3:15 a.m.. a takeover of the Institute of Smo Soviet Studies after the admin istration gave them 15 minutes to clear the building or it would enforce a court restraining order. During their five-hour protest the students smashed fur- College. Fnrelham University : t j e s " cou i(i sou nd . and Queens College. About 100 students at New York University's Bronx campus ended a clav- long sit-in that protested the ' - school's refusal to rehire a liter- knell for reliable the death long-range ature instructor. Body Recovered LITTLE ROCK (AP - The body of Henry Clay Bowman. 45. of Little Rock WHS found Tuesday floating in the Arkansas River about, three miles south of here by two fishermen. Bowman reportedly has been Veteran Administration Hospital in North ' missing from the forecasts unless much more is learned about solar activity and its atmospheric effects." CAPITAL QUOTE "If 1 hadn't been defeated by j Pat Brown. I might still be governor of California."--President Nixon at a farewell dinner for Chief Justice Earl Warren at which former California Gov. Edmund "Pat" Brown was a guest. CAPITAL FOOTNOTE Mrs. Patricia Nixon says she wanted to invite Mrs. Lyndon Little "Rock since Dec. 4. Offi- Johnson to the White House for crs said the body appeared to;a look at the springtime blooms ave been in the water for in tiie Children s G a r d e n , donal- od hy the Johnsons. But a SSC Won't Renew Contract Of Civil Rights spokesman for Mrs. Nixon says the White House couldn't find Mrs. Johnson who is attending meetings of a National Park Service advisory board at the nearby Interior Department. Fayetteville's Junior Olympics To Be Friday Fayctteville's f i r s t annual Junior Olympics will be held from 6:30 9 p.m. Friday at Har man Playficld. Members of Sigma Nu fraternity will sponsor the track and field event for first, second and third g r a d e students. Children f r o m Greenland. Prairie Grove. West Fork and Farmington will join Fayetteville students in events for both boys and girls. Alpha Chi Omega sorority has provided Tor each of the approximately 900 entants a ribbon designating their school. Special ribbons will be presented to the first five players in each event. Field events consist of the broad jump, sack race and softball throw. A police -- escorted torch relay from the Sigma Nu house will begin at 7 p.m. and the olyinphic fire will be lighted when the runners reach the stadium. Track events for girls include 25. 50 and 75 yard dashes and 110 and 220-yard relays. Events for second and third grade boys include the 50, 7o and 100-yard dash and 220 and 330 yard relays. Use of the stadium, lights and public address system wwre do nated by the Fayetteville school There is no admission charge, according to Galen Pellham ol Springfield, Mo., who originated tiie Junior Olympics idea. MAGNOLIA. Ark. (API-Don C Baldridge. associate professor of history at Southern State College and a civil rights activist, said he was fired Wednesday. Baldridge. who has taught at Southern State six years, said he felt he was fired as a result of his work with the Students United for Rights and Equality (SURE1 and the N'AACP. The 36-year-old educator said the three-sentence notice that his contract would not be renewed did not specify when he was being dismissed. Baldridge was commended the past two years lencc in the performance in his teaching duties. Sonic Booms Help Tone Up A House an of- Since Baldridge has tenure.; he can and will demand a pub j _,. lie hearing cm whv he was dis- A N A H E I M (AP) -- T l e i e s missed Burl C Rnlenbcrrv of nothing like a mild some boom Little Rock his attorney, "said now and then to tone up a the firing "will he resisted a l l ] house, says a boom expert inc. mint, "The booms slow down deterioration and aging of houses." J.ll. Wiggins Jr. told a meeting of the Institute of Environmental Sciences Tuesday. No one knows just why booms uon mai mig.a U,K- ,,, ·"·' d ^ at thcy doj tor houses, he \,1 wh'v he wished to stav said, but one theory is that n at^e X V TM To o'b'viou,' shake ] now an,, then relieves ac ly wasn't wanted by the ad- cumulated stiesses the way and fully." William Mcl'hatter. ficial of the NAACP. said the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund would support action that might lake to be New Ambassador CHICAGO (AP) -- Mayoi Richard J. Daley cut a cake at an informal party in City Hall Wednesday celebrating his 5.117th day in office. That is the longest run of any mayor in the city's history. Daley. 66. told several him drcd well-wishers he was grate fill for many things but "above all--the friends I've had." ministration. Bnldridgc cited 1 1 his civil rights work with poor| people. :1 government at White Sands. N.M.. in 1964 and 196.) and has Tm a member of the | l^i ..\l ., I" '"" " . , local i spoilt five years s t u d y i n g their XAACP and I'm also a mem her of the Columbia County] an he effects. ' sonic booms. n . . -- --- - . I C .,:H invn actuallv lowered the The onlv tiling different this Cooperative, an organization I"". " ' i , . · . j w u|) j n vear was that I was elected as flr]miir ;\y of poor people w h o | n ' U ' a t w h u l i (Itlcas . student advisor to SURE after are t r y i n K tl) |, lin together and huilinnkS. _ -the school asked two other stu- ^^ a grocery store." he s a i d . , "There arc many problems many things t h a t need to be done'here." he said. "This year dent advisors to resign. ""·THEY CAME TO ME' he Asked why he accepted the posl. despite obvious administration antagonism toward the organization. Baldridge said: "They came to me and said they couldn't get anyone else to sponsor the group. 1 didn^t agree with the administration s attitude! t c m a r c l the group so I accepted. I guess I'm an idiol. naldridgc's wife, a secretary in the nursing division at the college, was informed some time ago that she would not be needed for the next school term. "I became suspect t h e n , he said. , , , He plans In fight the best he can to retain his post. He has f i l e d a complaint with t h e American Association of University Professors, of w h i c h he Is a member. The A A I i P was organized to investigate such cases when there is a possibility that academic freedom is threatened. "The ultimate penalty it Is capable- of is censorship." he 5 "' d HAS TKNI1RK we have marie good progress. I just don't want to be forced to leave right in the middle." The teaching post pays about $11,500. START SAVING FOR A HOME OF YOUR OWN Your Savings Earn More With Our 4.7S f o Current Dividend Rate Now your regular passbook and Investment savings earn more at Fayetteville Building toan. We nay -M* ·« olir c'"' relU "ivMrnd rate. Put your saving! with in now - where they'll slart to earn more. Certificates earn even more - Inquire about them. FAYETTEVIUE BUILDING md LOAN ASSOC. N. W. Arkansas' Oldest Rartafrs A IXWR Association Ml N. E«« ATI. 4U-4MI IS A FRIENDLY CALL ENOUGH? The new neighbors will bi glad to meetyou. And they'll want to visit with you... later. Right now, they need something more--a list of schools and churches, utility companies' telephone numbers... all the information one needs on arriving in a strange city. So be a friend Indeed. A Welcome Wagon hostess will call at your request to provide all this and gilts as well. Make your welcom* warmer when new neighbors arrive. 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