The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on September 15, 1971 · Page 54
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 54

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Wednesday, September 15, 1971
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iiiiiiiiiiiiiiili^^^^^^ iiljIliliHiiisJiill'ipaislBii LA's 'Natural Resource' The Watched Criticize Girl Watching Ritual LOS ANGELES (AP) - Girl watching- is it a sport or "organized Peeping Tom- ism?" That question has brought the Century City Chaml>er of Commerce eyeball to eyeball with a group of angry women. The chamber for this shining cluster of westside skyscrapers has proclaimed one week each year "Girl Watchers Week" to "acknowledge in a formal way one of the biggest natural resources we have, our gorgeous women." The lunch hour brings a colorful parade of secretaries and other office workers to Century City's plazas. The climax of the week of organized ogling is a luncheon at which a panel of celebrities chooses "Century City's Most Watchable Girl." This year's "Girl Watchers Week," which runs through Thursday, however, has seen resistance emerge in the ranks of the watched. "Degrading, distasteful, childish, warped, disconcerting outrageous, exploitive and infantile," are some of the epithets women have hurled at the chamber. The opponents have organized the "Ad Hoc Committee of Century City Women Opposed to Girl Watchers' Week." This 30- member group has done little so far except split into factions. One segment favors a counterwatch, with girls ogling the men. Others, who may not feel this is a particularly fearsome weapon, talk of consumer boycotts and petitions. Spread Message The women have plastered the walls of ladies restrooms with posters urging rebellion against "being inspected, reviewed, appraised, accepted or rejected, affronted, ranked according to salability and desirability, commented on, graded, annoyed and W-A-T-C-H-E-D!" So far, their efforts have failed to turn the tide. They have won one concession. Th3 chamber decided not to put up bleachers for the watchers as it did last year. MEMORIAL DAMAGED—A driver who lost control of his car recently ended up doing battle with an antique cannon at the war memorial at 1st and Walnut — and the cannon lost. (News Pholo by Linda Shipley) Impact of the car hitting the old field piece tore the barrel from its carriage and a metal rim from one of the wooden wheels. Carol Faelber, 14 North Plum, a passerby, .surveys damage. Says Shuttle Site Would Overlap Hays, 4 Other Towns HAYS—The campaign against locating a proposed space shuttle station in the Hays - Russell area took on new vigor Tuesday night when a group disclosed a map which shows the site extending inside the northern portion of Hays and eliminating the surrounding communlies of Victoria, Gorham, Walker and Paradise. Took Close Look Other maps of the proposed area have put the site north of Hays and missing the smaller communities. But Jack Saunders, chairman of the Area Citizens Against the Space Shuttle, said he has taken a closer look at the figures, which he says put the outer limits of the proposed station into some populated areas. At the meeting at Buckeye School near here, Saunders told Yista Worker the 52 persons gathered that he conferred with Gov. Robert Docking and learned that nearly 6,f)00 area families would be affected. Saunders said th:; size of the site is mi clear but said if the site consists of 58,000 acres for a core area and a 350,000- aci'c buffer zone, the station would cut Into Hays, hitting close to the new St. Anthony Hospital. If the 350,000-acre area is inclusive of the core and buffer areas, Saunders said the project would, "wipe out completely" the four communities and come within a half-mile of Hays' north city limits. "It looks like a helluva lot bigger thing than they wanted to let out right away," Saunders said. More 'Senliment' Seen "I feci that when the people of Hays really see this thing and just what it docs amount to, there may be a good deal more .sentiment jell up in there. I'd say 70 per cent of the people of Hays are against it already." Saunders said the gro^ip will continue to circulate petitions in opposition to the project. He said petitions bearing 2,274 names have been forwarded already and an, additional 1,200 to 1,300 signatures are on hand. NASA, which is expected to announce the location of the much-souglil-afler plum later this year, has said thai no residences will be allowed in the buffer zone. But the land may be used for agricultural purposes. He Hates to Leave By DEAN HINNEN There are no longer any VISTA workers in Southwest Kansas, and according to the last one to leave, there will probably be no more for several months. Neal Bierling, who has been a VISTA worker in Ulysses 18 months, will remain in that community until Sunday, but is on longer a VISTA worker. Bierling, who will be 25 next week, leaves Ulysses and southwest Kansas with mixed emotions about both his work with VISTA and the onc-ot-a-kind program he headed. He will return to his home state Michigan, and rejoin his wife Marilyn, who left Ulyssc» earlier this month to return to college. Bierling's pride and joy is the Ulysses Self-help housing program, the first of its kind in the state. Saturday will mark the Open House for the first of five units, and will also be Bierling's last full day in the community he has learned to love. The Open House is scheduled for 2 and 5 p.m. The five houses have been built by five Mexican-American families in Ulysses, with the assistance of Bierling and Bill Brown, a Ulysses home builder, paid by Farmer's Home Administration to supervise the construction. Families Supplied Labor The families have supplied the labor, and will have about $3,000 equity in the homes as a result. ^Bierling says the families have all put about 1,100 hours on the |;iomes since they began work in .-May, ' / T^e comipleted homes, three bedrooms and a full basement, will be valued at over .$16,000 each. The famillc."} will pay for their through 33 -year FHA loans of $12,900 and $13,500, depending upon location. The families will move into their houses later this month, but by that time Bierling will have returned to Michigan. His departure will mark the end of the VISTA program in westem Kansas, al least for the time being. There were 11 VISTA workers in the westtM -n half of the sliite less than two years ago, and Bierling blames the demise of the program on VlSTA's regional office in Kansas City. The Kansas City office decided the Western Migrant llcaltli service should not be a sponsor for VISTA. "They (regional officials) said our spon.sor couldn't got along with our supervisor," Bierling explained, "It was tiiic, but it was the supervisor's fault," he continued. The supervisor left the program June 30, "but it was too late, the damage was done," says Bierling. The demise of VISTA in southwest Kansas has upset Chicanos there, Bierling says. But there is hope more volunteers will soon arrive. The State Migrant Council has applied for sponsorship of a VISTA program to continue its work in western Kansas. Bierling .spent the weekend at a state-wide conference of VISTA volunteers, and the group passed a resolution urging VISTA to allow the Migrant Council to become a sponsor. After Saturday 's Open House, Bierling will meet with officials from the Rural Housing Authority, a federal agency that worked with VISTA on the self hope program. They will also meel with Mi- S rant Council officials to see bout possible sponsorship of additional programs. Even if that hapiwns, "there won't Ije any volunteers here lor months," Bierling says sadly. "Wo had planned other programs and follow-ups there, but [hey won't be done," he says. But Bierling may m a k c it back to weslorii Kansas anyway. There has boon lalk the Migrant council may hire him to work in liou.sing programs for them, ;nid Iho young worker says lie "would definitely consider taking the job," "My wife and I both love southwest Kansas," ho explains. And lie feels he has unfinished business here, "I wish more could have been done (in his 18 months),'' Bierling says wistfully. Besides the tangible achievements represented by the housing, Bierling feels the work has yielded some intangibles, too. "Tlie Cliicano [reople are more united than ever before," he says, "and Anglos are more o|)en in dis^^laying the way they feel." Bierling is pleased with the reaction of most Ulysses residents to the self help program, although some opposed it for a while. "Many people thought it was a giveaway program," the Bierling explained, but once they found out the |)eople were paying for their houses, opposi- lion decreased. Hits Fierro Letter Deluge GARDEN CITY - Rep. Keith Sebelius, R-Kan., has rebuffed Manuel Fierro's attempt to investigate the Jimmie DeLuna murder trial. Sebelius made the remarks in a letter published Tuesday in the Garden City Telegram. Fierro, a Garden City resident, is a candidate for governor and director of llie Kansas Human Needs Corp. FJeLuna was acquitted in a Garden City trial earlier this year.. "Manmy, I note with interest that you showed your concern to no less than 18 persons from the President to members of the iJiess, covering virtually every level of governmental authority,' Sebelius wrote. But Sebelius, First District congressman, told Fierro that the matter should be handled best by local and state authorities "before one writes to the President and a virtual mailing list." Vein to Speak at Cunningham Sept. 22 CUNNINGHUM - Kansas Attorney General Vern Miller will speak here at 8 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Sacred Heart Parish Council's monthly adult education meeting. Justice Dept. Idea Split Jury Decisions? WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department endorsed legislation Tuesday to allow juries to convict defendants without a unanimous vote. It was proposed along with plans to restrict defendants' legal maneuverings —• suggestions aimed at recent Supreme Court rulings. Another major suggestion was a measure aimed at ban- nl.ig appeals based on constitutional questions having no bearing on the defendant's guilt or innocence. Asst. Atty. Gen. William H. Rehnquist, appearing before the Senate subcommittee on constitutional rights, suggested that a jury vote of 10 to 2 or 9 to 3 be considered enough for conviction. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Oct. 19 on the use of ronunanimous votes in state criminal trials. Rehnquist proposed also modifying all or part of the rule which now prevents the use against a criminal defendant of evidence which is found to have LOOK 199" At What You Get For Only -HxrtipxrijT ±r TWO-SPEED PERMANENT-PRESS SOAK-CYCLE WASHER MODEL WLW2400 • Two speeds—normal and gentle agitation and spin h • Automatic soak cycle • Pcrniancnt-prcss settings on control panel • Deluxe styling usually found only in higher-priced models. • Three watcr-tempcraturc selections • Two walcr-lcvcl selections • Fonntain-Filtcr® lint removal • Tempering water cool- down • Three soil-removal cycles been obtained in violation of his constitutional rights. " He said the rules on haijeas corpus should be changed to prevent appeals "which not only'have nothing to do with the guilt or innocence of the defendant but nothing to do with the underlying fairness of the factfinding process by which he was found guilty." He said the number of habeas corpus petitions filed annually had jumped from 500 only 20 years ago to almost 11,000 last year. Rehnquist said the department's proposed legislation would permit defendants to appeal on grounds that their confession was forced by police, that juries were under mob domination, and that they were not allowed counsel. Vew Ruling Hits Policy On Security (C) 1971 Washington Star WASHINGTON — George W. Grimm has a Ph.D. in physics from Columbia University and, until a few years ago, worked as a missile expert for Ford Institute in New York. For the last year he has been living on welfare. When the government discovered that Grimm, 52, was a homosexual, it lifted his security clearance. Homosexuals are vulnerable to blackmail, the government said. Grimm took his case to court, contending that he always has openly admitted beuig a homosexual so there is nothing he can be blackmailed about. Monday, he and two other homosexuals won at least a partial victory in U. S. District Court here. .Judge John A. Pratt ordered the government either to prove that there is some connection be t w e e n Grimm's homosexuality and his security status or restore his clearance. Earlier, Pratt ordered reinstatement for two other homosexuals whose clearances were lifted because they "refused to answer pertinent questions," according to the government. The two, Otto.H. Uh-ich Jr. and Richard Gayer, had said that they were homosexuals, but declined to answer a series of questions about their sexual activities. The government contended that it was necessary to investigate further to determine the extent of any security risk. Car at Wilson Kills Tivo Deer WILSON - A Wllsoa couple and their grandson escaped injury about 9 p.m. Monday when their car struck and killed two deer at Wilson Reservoir. Russell County sheriff 's officers said a car driven by Raymond W. Baker, 71, killed two does but avoided hitting two bucks that were nearby. Mrs. Baker and 14-year-oId Barry R. Miller were passengers. Damage to the car was estimated at $300. Hutchinson News Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1971 Page 28 Whiii K .iMS .is Hiitlds Builds Kansas Buy noodyLMi- TIR>Ordy TIM'Hudl in K.MIS.IS PARROTTKaHODIMETT 29 WEST SHEFIMAN ST HfeS &Mfflflw TELEPHONC MO 3 J381 TELEPHONC MO 3 3381 SEPT 15 thru SEPT 26 BANANA SPLIT Whole banana, 3 Big scoops ice cream, delicious toppings, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry Big 16 oz. Thick-Rich MALTS OR 34C SHAKES CHOCOLATE NUT ^. SUNDAE 34( ALL FLAVORS 690 iCE CREAM Your Choice of Fl Half Gals, avors FREEZER PAK 4 ice Cream Half Gallons ^2.69 DOUBLE DIP CONE 250 FRUIT DRINKS 590Gaii Orange or Grape on Ice Milk Bars Popsicles RA Fudgsicles ^^^^ COTTAGE CHEESE 24 oz. ctn. 490 I TAKE ENOUGH MILK HOME FOR THE WEEKEND an nh* Ice CrMm l>Mple" 500 North Main Crucial Draft Vote Slated Thursday WASfflNGTON (AP) - With a crucial vote on the draft-ex- tention bill expected Thursday, Pentagon chiefs and senior Armed Services Committee members are trying to convince senators that continued lack of draft authority will create a military manpower crisis. Sen. John Stennis, the committee chairman, told newsmen Tuesday he is worried about the outcome of a vote on a mo­ tion to table the bill to extend the draft two years. "We have a rare combinaion of opponents," the Mississippi Democrat said after he and Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine, ranking Republican on the committee, met with top uniformed and civilian chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force. Opponents include not only Vietnam war critics but also advocates of a bigger military pay raise than the $2.4 billion included in the bill. sAvi MIRING msmeummi 10 BIG DAYS •• ENDS SAT. the 25th Our only pre-inventory sale of year. SAVE BIG on overstocked, misordered, mismeasuredj damaged & obsolete items. Early shoppers will have the best selection. DOORS • Sample Savings 1 2 Exterior 3' with glass ' 12 Interior All wood species— many Louvered— some Bi- Folds l-3'x6'-8" Birch Bifold reg. 34.54 OR MORE WINDOWS Most are good window sizes that were misordered on iobs. Andersen Casements Andersen Double Hungs Rock Island Double Hungs Barn Sash—30"x40'' 9 Lite 20 OFF Minimum^— or more Aluminum Storm Windows $395 Mostly misfits from sales this year. Most are popular sizes. Bring your measurements & SAVE BIG. Reg. .14.95 each PLASTIC PIPE —ENTIRE STOCK 38 pes. 3"xl0' Pipe Reg. 9.00 Entire Stock of 3". IV2", %" & lA" Fittings % LAWN 7Q9SI • B&D Elec. Reel Reg. $130 ' ^ • Rotary Elec. B&D Reg. ^Q95\ • Sci <ts Pull Rota V m ^' FAHELING We're discontinuing some of 0 u r current lines & have reduced the prices on these to the lowest prices ever offered. Large Selection of Masonite & Georgia Pacific Brands. 25 0 Off Minimum Up to 40% Savings —Long B .I II 40 % OFF ^OFER GAS RANGE $ -1970 Model 149 00 S^ARDWARE We're discontinuing many standard hardware items. • Bolts, Screws & Nails • Tools • Latches • Hinges • 2-2" Gate Valves 04" Vise • Sliding Door Track VANITIES & Medicine Cab. 50 OFF Miscellaneous Many Items Too Numerous to Mention AT BIG SAVINGS! Metal Posts 750/^ Qpp -PLUS MUCH MORE- '^x8 Cedar # ^ Siding Lin. | 6' Poultry -1^% Net #3 off! 662-2379 Sat. 8 to 4 6 BLOCKS EAST OF POST OFFICE

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