The Holland Evening Sentinel from Holland, Michigan on April 16, 1969 · Page 5
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The Holland Evening Sentinel from Holland, Michigan · Page 5

Holland, Michigan
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Wednesday, April 16, 1969
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WEDNESDAY. APRIL 16,1969 THE HOLLAND, MICHIGAN, EVENING SENTINEL PAGE FIVE* AIAY BE FIRST--The Space Agenc\ at Houston said Monday thai Neil Armstrong (shown in a 1968 pboco). the soft spoken civilian astronaut, vu-1 probabh be the first Amencan to set foot on the moon. Armstrong, 38- ear-old commander of the Apollo 11 mission and a former tes: pilot for the X15 rocket plane project, will be ine first astronaut to siep from the moon landing craft Julv 20 (UPI teleohoio) Charge Nixon Toying With Black People DETROIT (UPI_Black business and community leaders from across the nation charged Tuesday that the "Xixon administration is playing a treacherous game with black people/' Seven leaders of the National Black Economic Development C nference (NBEDC) told newsmen, "Black communities are being systematically excluded from any meaningful development in urban and rural areas throughout the country." Announcing that l e a d i n g blacks from across the country will gather m Detroit April 25 for a three-day conference on bow to bring dollar power to black power. Earl Allen of Hope, Inc.. Houston. Tex. said. "The Nixoa administration is playing a treacherous game with black people. "It is the old game of polarization and isolation within our communities. Under the guise of so-called black capitalism-now called minority entrepreneurship -- federal programs f t are being designed to make Little T0171000 whores of our intelligentsia and prisoners of our masses," Allen | OUCnGS Don Simmons, of the Hailem Ned!* Commonwealth Council, one of six men flanking Allen at the| COLDWATER (UPI)-- What news conference, said, "Ob! was described as "just a little" viously, the Nixon administra-] tornado touched down briefly tion doesn't understand what'south of this south central we're talking about." when Michigan community Tuesdav blacks say they want control of night, ripping the roof off the their communities. "When we bathroom of one home and say control, we mean control of'rolling over at least one house health services, education and trailer. police in our communities,"' as' Branch County sheriffs offi- well as black business. cers said the twister touched For example, Simmons said,-down at Volkmer's Landing, a black people in Harlem spend cluster of vacation homes be-. S5 million per year m buying tween Coldwater and Hillsdale 1 goods in their communities. on ^° n S Lake. They said there "We get little of that money," w . ere no injuries and that theyi because most of the businesses ^M not believe anyone was in are white-owned, he said the homes at the time. Walter McMurtry, director of "j* was *«* a J^ to f? ado the Inner Citv Business im^nothmg much really ' said one provement Forum m Detroit, Deputy He said electric power said, "Every time we come up^ cut o£f at the Deach *"* with a black person with brain- i r if- i' -n Qfon _ ,,*--,,· , power, he seems to get opted | J?" 1 . *l efen !f °£ cials+ P uc . out to the white coLnimity.!^^ 00 TM^"^ 3 ! 01 ? 3 -We want to keep him working i d ° wa T n fJL? rf ab ^ M mmutes , in the black communities." aiter tfae tmsier M Allen emphasized that the The ^^ Texas ori gHjated conference was_not to be an at- 1 f rom an Indian word meamns tack on the Jvixon administra-''-f rieiK j s -· tion. Rather, it would be Michigan Receives Highway Safety Grant Inslsi JUUg !M Cn.,**111 lOUIT GRAND ''matching funds, with the hope , of training hundreds of law enforcement officers before mid(UPI) -Michigan' summer. has be« awarded a $37,400 Na- Courses ^ be conducted tional Highway Safety grant for jointly by the Michigan L » w continued training of police in Enforcement Officers Training Pasma of Holland the use of breathalyzer equip- Council. State Police, the State Insurance Group Monda ment to detect drunken drivers, Health Department, and Michi- awan ied a default judgment Gov. WiUiam G. MUhken re- gan State t'mversity- __ ^^ ported Monday. - Milhken said local traffic. Paris University is better safety agencies will provide s kaown as the Sorbonne. $9.412 50 in Ottawa C i r c u 111 land township and the plauitiffs | Approve Bond Court, the result of a traffic i suffered damages. Negligence i VORTKP ORT (UPI) -- Voters accident near Holland May 27.'was claimed on the part of the' AO*ifa««u lUfi; voters l%7. " defendant. in this Leelanau County town , P ^' Pittsburg Pirate pitcher Her- have approved 3 C2i by a vote of of dem on Lake«ood Bhd in Hoi- the 13th. 2-0 tarv school. TENDER DELICIOUS RIB STEAK LB. 89 FRESH LEAN PORK CUTLETS Lb. 69 TASTY HAM PATTIES Fresh Sliced BEEF LIVER Lb. Lb 59e 49* Eckrich SMOK-Y-LINKS 10 Oz. FREEZER.BEEF SPECIAL SIDES Of BEEF Cut, Wrapped and Quick Frozen Free 59 MONTELLO MEATS Open Daily 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. - CLOSED MONDAYS 578 SOUTH SHORE DR., HOLLAND PHONE 392-2253 18TH AT COLUMBIA, HOLLAND, MICHIGAN What a pleasure introduce :urmture BERNE it would be "a gathering of black people where ; the economic problems of black! people would be discussed,"' he- said. I Detroit was chosen for the i conference because "it symbol-! izes across the country the city' where blacks have demonstrated unequivocally they want to be ( free," Allen said. , Detroit is regarded by many as the nation's center for black · power, and was the scene of the worst riot in modern American history in July, 1967. Reading from, a prepared statement, Allen said the aim of the conference would be to ''bring about the controls necessary to end the rape of Black Americans--We intend to systematically move from the hu-i mfliaring conditions in which' we find ourselves, and to prepare our people to fight all institutions, establishments and ideologies that would oppose this comprehensive effort." Black politicians, economists, community developers, bankers, welfare rights activists and labor specialists would attend the conference, he said. Lucius Walker, executive director of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization, is chairman of the NBEDC. Ex-football star Jim Brown, now an actor, Georgia State Rep. Julian Bond, Rep John Conyers, D - inch, and Brother Gaidi, first vice president of the Republic of New Africa, will be among the speakers at the conference. Plymouth Scores Most Points in Three Tests A Plymouth Fury I scored the highest number of points of all 60 cars that competed in fuel economy, acceleration and braking tests of the Union/Pure Oil Performance Trials at Daytona Beach, Fla. The Plymouth Fury, competing in Class V for cars equipped with standard V-8 engines, scored a total of 98 performance points out of a possible 100. Two other Plymouth entries finished first in their respective classes, giving the Plymouth line of cars winners in three i out of the nine classes of competition. (Continued below) Announcing a special new Plymouth. 2,000 Teams of Students Competing in Plymouth's Trouble Shooting Contest Teamsof studentmechanics from more than 2,000 high schools and colleges in e^ery state of the Union ·will compete for $125,000 worth of prizes in the 21st annual Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest. The contest is sponsored by the Chrysler-Plymouth Division of Chrysler Motors Corporation and Plymouth Dealers of America to encourage students with mechanical talent to continue their education and pursue careers in the grovving automotive service business. (Continued below) Cancer Deaths Rise LONDON (UPI) -- Deaths from lung cancer rose by o/4 last year to 28,826. it was announced Monday. Richard Crossman, Britain's Social Cross- Minister, said, ''the /espouse to the publicity on the health risks of smoking, while in some respects encouraging, has not been nearly great enough " 5THE FASHION \; ORD FOR SMART 3IOTHER5-TO-BE DRESSES SPORTSWEAR SLACKS TOPS SHORTS LINGERIE MAXINE'S MATERNITIES 444 Washington Ave. Between 18th 19th Sti. Other Plymouth winners were a Valiant Signet in Class VII for six-cylinder compact economy cars, and a Barracuda in Class IX for sports compacts. The Union/Pure Oil Performance Trials, held under the supervision of the National Association for Stock Car Racing, compared the basic performance characteristics of American- made 1969 models which are in the popular price ranges. The fuel economy tests measured a car's fuel consumption at an average speed of 40 miles per hour over a distance of 18.567 miles. The acceleration tests measured the time it took a car to accelerate from 25 to 70 miles per hour. The braking tests demonstrated the car's high-speed stop- pingcapability immediately after severe brake usage. The 60 stock cars competing in the tests were taken directly from dealers' showrooms throughout the country to provide a realistic comparison ot various makes and models. Wagon Air Deflector The 1969 Plymouth Fury station wagon models have a new and efficient air deflector, mounted at the rear of the roof to divert air around and across the big rear window, significantly reducing vision obstruction. At a special price. Everyone says special, but we reaHy mean it. Snapper's a new limited edition car like Plymouth has never made before. It'll shield you from weather's whims under a groovy turtle- shell vinyl top and carry you in a metallic muted-gold body. It has a "camp" Snapper emblem, like the one in the middle, on each roof pillar. An extended roofline that lets your rear seat passengers actually lean back (over 3" extra head room). And, of course, many of the '"special" features that most people want: deluxe vinyl interior, white sidewalls, deluxe wheel covers, bumper guards, and a kicky little time-delay ignition switch light, ail at a special package price (again, we really mean special). Naturally, you can personalize a Snapper even more, with everything from a Super Commando 440 V-8 to a.r conditioning or 8-track stereo; just ask your dealer. As a limited edition mode! with your own oersona! options, Snapper is a truly individual vehicle. See one now, at your Plymouth Dealer. AUTHORIZED DEALERS CHRYSLER MOTORS CORPORATION See a Snamaer at your Plymouth Dealer. He tells it like it is. VER HAGE OF HOLLAND, INC., 343 East 8th St., Holland, Michigan e winning two-man team i at each of the 100 regional and j state contests being held this ; spring v :1I compete for 5125,000 , .v orth of scholarships, pr.zes, tro- r/T-es arc a utomotn e eauioment ·"or rhe-r scroo'.s at the National Finals a: tr.e Ir.c:anspoli5 500 Specr-ay _n rr.d-J-ne. VTxre-s at local and national contests are c-oser. by ire speed ar.c s'-r,;; % .:-. v rrch they fed ar.d :"·'^r.c:.or.s under the r.ood o: a rev P.yrrouih and 'restore tre car to ro'rral oner- I aurg cor.c-vor. A/, leafs vork ! on". cars ;a: have been 'cehberatel\ tar~red in t~e same ua; Plymouth Dealers sponsor a trtO-man team from the:r local 1 school ar.a make a Plymouth car j available to practice on The j teams from the 2 000 paruci- i paling schools. v% h:ch have a combined enrollment of 150,000 students taking automotive shop courses, are selected by school instructors. The Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest originated m Los Angeles in 1949 It was sponsored by Plymouth Dealers there who sought to recruit young men as mechanic trainees. Since the contest became national in scope in 1962, scholarships Have been awarded to 116 students and full or part-time jobs have been found for more than 15,000 young men.

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