Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on May 16, 1967 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1967 T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E K AGE Answers In A Flash William J. Higgins, math teacher and business administrator at Salpointe High ; School, maps out the circuitry of a teaching machine he invented and patented. : When correct answers are chosen, a bulb lights up. (Citizen Photo) Teaching Machine Built, Patented By Tucsonian Citizen Charlie's . Crossword Puzzle v This list contains, among others, ^ the correct words needed to solve Citizen Charlie's Crossword Puzzle ? No. 654, published in the s ^ yesterday. t: " AYE FAKED * % BANNER FAMED r CAB FEARS CAPTIOUSLY FILLED CAUTIOUSLY FILMED CHIEF FORCES - DARK FORGES DEBT GATE DENT GONE ; DONE HAND EYE HARP FADED JAB Citixen t ,| 9 1 ·^ ^ ^ 5 "$ ,| MANNER SITTERS ^ MASS MIND MUCH OARS OLD STARE START ^ SUCH ^ TEARS " * »·*" ^. Xs ORATION TM I E F OVAT1OI* n A cc rf\SJ RENT TRAILER \* J TRAWLER ° WIND ^ SETTERS YEARS ^ A $350 cash priit Is offered for 1h« correct solution the Citizen no later than * a.m. Thursday. v :- -- - , "^ ? , ,,sVV"« " ^ X -^ - ^ v ,^ All entries must reach - ^ v:^ ^ C" ^ ^ ^-- ""^ * *· v v \ * · End To Rifle Group's Tax Exemption Urged WASHINGTON (UPI) --Rep. Richard D. McCarthy, D-N.Y., urged the government today to I'mml-A f h p fav-ovAmnf c f a t i i c f\f coupon and send il lo Chicago to obtain a rifle which he laier used to murder the President of the United States. THEM PARCELS LOOK ·EAVY, FLO - CAN I GI'NER A Forum Will Start Friday The Foundation for Human Understanding will hold its sixth annual weekend forum Friday through Sunday at the Westward Look guest ranch on E. Ina Rd. Guest discussion leader will be Dr. George A. Young Jr. of Omaha, Neb., returning for the sixth consecutive year. Young is a specialist in psychosomatic medicine on the faculty of the College of Medicine of the University of Nebraska. The first session will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Saturday sessions will start at 2 and 7:30 p.m. The final session begins at 2 o'clock Sunday. Registration fee for the fourth sessions is $5. Reservations may be made by calling Dwight R. Cable. By JON KAMMAN Citizen Staff Writer Disturbed because many of his high school students have l a c k e d basic mathematical skills, a Tucson teacher has designed a teaching machine. William J. Higgins Jr., math teacher and business administrator at Salpointe High, has been granted a patent on the device, which he calls a self- teaching aid. It is unique, he claims, because no other teaching machine is as portable, lightweight a n d inexpensively manufactured. "Although I designed it for use in mathematics courses, it can be used for any subject," Higgins says. Operating on battery-powered electrical circuitry, the machine consists of a series of a dozen "windows" for questions, and dials which contain a choice of 11 answers for each question. When all problems are completed correctly by dialing answers to questions, a bulb lights up. Higgins sees numerous potential uses for the machine, but feels it would be particularly helpful in teaching basic skills involving the use of multiplication tables, parts of speech or other information which requires time-consuming drills. Several manufacturers are interested in the machine, and Higgins estimates it can be mass-produced to . retail at around $7 per unit. "We're working to see if we can cut that price even further," he says. The machine is only the size of an average book. Higgins, who has done research on how students learn, also says the self-teaching aid is educationally sound because a pupil finds out immediately if he is right or wrong when he selects a set of answers. "He literally gets his answer in a flash when the bulb lights up," the inventor says. One major use of the machine could be in the home, Higgins points out. "It's a little rough to tell a 7-year-old to go practice his multiplication tables," he points out. "But a machine would make it easier and more fun to study." CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Type of recording. 5 Gulf. ]0 History- 14 my word! f 15 Beau. 16 Baptism, for example. IT For fear t h a i . 18 Not being rloiic. 20 Outer limits. 22 Common verbal contraction. 23 Having a savory taste. 24 Next to. 25 Thistlelike plant. 27 . de ballet. 2R French pronoun. 29 Musical instrument.'. 31 Numerical prefix. 35 ___ jury. 37 Sailors" criw. 3R Willow. 39 Look to Iw. 40 Winner. ·42 Vehicle. 43 Bedeck with li rw?ry. -In Bag. 47 Season. ·19 Large: Prefix. fiO Foil on stage. SI Pcace£ulne=5. 54 I n d o c t r i n a t i o n of a sort. 56 Famous Virginia. 57 R u r a l way. 58 To no . 59 Afresh. 60 Mineral. 61 Courtly. 62 Exercises. 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"We estimate that there are approximately 400 pre-medical and pre-dental students at the university. Other officers installed in ceremonies during a Student Union banquet were Thomas Griffin, first vice president; Tedd Ellerbock, second vice president; Susan Quails, secretary; Steven Schwarting, treasurer; Michael Citron, historian, and Garry Strauser. public relations. Alpha Epsilon Delta has 29,000 members in 91 chapters throughout the United States and Cnada. the National Rifle Association. He said its classification as a social welfare organization was ridiculous. McCarthy said in a speech prepared for the House that the NRA's chief function was to fight gun control legislation and any other purposes such as gun safety were secondary. "It certainly isn't a 'social welfare' organization," he said. McCarthy made public a letter to Commissioner Sheldon S. Cohen of the I n t e r n a l Revenue Service asking for a prompt review of the NRA's status. He told Cohen that since the association itself is tax- exempt, so is its widely distributed magazine The American Rifleman. McCarthy called attention to a recent editorial in the magazine suggesting that Americans arm themselves to a form of citizen militia to protect their homes and neighborhoods where police forces are deemed inadequate. McCarthy said that since the NRA is exempt from taxes, "its magazine pays no taxes on the enormous revenues it earns from paid advertisements that appear in the magazine." "It was such an ad in the A m e ric a n Rifleman t h at prompted an obscure young man to rip out an attached "The large tRx-frce revenues from such ads help finance not only the publication of incendiary editorials but the NRA's incessant campaign against virtually a n y r e a s o n ab le firearms control bill." Life Insurance ^ for a f a m i l y of 4 only $3 ft month HBA Family Plan Life -- only $1 a month for each adult. 50c for each child under 18. 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