Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on October 16, 1969 · Page 1
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! Must Remove Ourselves From Vietnam: Monfort By RON STEWART ! Tribune Staff Writer · A near full house at Ihe College Center ballroom on the Colorado Stale College campus Wednesday heard Kenneth Mon\ fort, Greeley cattle feeder and meat packer, say "we must remove ourselves from Vietnam now." MonFort, in a speech that, was not announced until Wednesday, was the main attraction at Moratorium Day activities at the college. Earlier Monfort spoke at Ihe Colorado School of Mines. Monfort presented his position on Vietnam and his remarks were enthusiastically received by the crowd of students, faculty members and a few of what he. called the "over 30" crowd. Face Home Problems A standing ovation was given the former State representative who was defeated as -candidate for U.S.!Senate last fall. Monfort told the crowd that the United States should remove itself from Vietnam in order to "face our problems at home and preserve riot only our nation and people, but also lo preserve tlie Vietnamese themselves." · 'This 'war has killed some 38,000 Americans and it has cost over $100 billion," Monfort said. "It has corrupted the Vietnamese and destroyed their land. It lias led to such great division within cur nation that only (he inherent Tightness of our American dream has allowed us lo remain intact. Con tinuation of this war and no the loss of face involved ir withdrawal poses the very rea threat lo--this nation." Monfort prefaced his remarks by saying that he guessed he was "square." "I'm definitely a country boy ·nd I slill believe that America is the noblest attempt by man to govern himself, he said "And ' I fervently believe tha; it is the American destiny to show this world how to live in freedom, in peace and with equality to all." Monfort told the crowd that those urging withdrawal now have no monopoly on dissent. Not Political "The fact that this moratorium exists has created dissent, 1 Monfort said. "President'Nixon has said it will not affect him. Several Congressmen have called we who participate traitors. And our Vice-President's statements have once again given us reason to pray for the well- being of our President." Monfort said that the issue was not a political one now. A year ago, he said, the question on withdrawal was why. Now, he said, the question is only how and when. Monfort used a quote from Mark Twain saying, "An inglorious peace is better than a dishonorable war." "I consider this a dishonorable war," Monfort said, " a war that we proclaim as aiding self-determination in a nation where we admit that a hasty withdrawal will bring an overthrow of the government, although government troops outnumber the enemy two to one. I consider this a dishonorable war because those that we keep in power allow corruption to (Continued on page 6) The Weather 1:30 p.m. temperature: 34 (CSC report as of 6 a.m.) High Wednesday _ 43 Low ...: 17* Barometer^ 30.16 rising Precipitation ·.. none Total for year 15.93 Normal through Oct. 11.65 The highest temperature ever recorded here on Oct. 16 was 82 degrees in 1943. The lowest on record for the same date was 22 degrees in 1943. The sun will rise Friday at 7:12 a.m. and sels at 0:18 p.m. (MDT). *New record low. Previous record of IS degrees was set in 19S4. NORTHEAST COLORADO -Considerable cloudiness through Friday; chance of light snow or rain ending Friday; low tonight 25-35; high Friday upper 30s and 40s. Precipitation probability 40 per cent longht, 30 per cent Friday. COLORADO -- Considerable cloudiness through Friday: snow or rain in east portion Me this afternoon and tonight, decreasing Friday; low tonight 25-35 north and east, 30s southwest, 10-20 mountains; high Friday up- mounlains. WYOMING -- Considerable cloudiness through Friday; snow mountains and east tonight, decreasing Friday; low tonight 20s Written by Horace Greeley in 1871 AND THE GREELEY REPUBLICAN VOL. 61-NUMBER 299 GREELEY, COLORADO THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 1969 WEEKLY TRIBUNE ESTABLISHED 1870 Zoning Proposal Blocked From Nov. 4 Ballot Here Yank Trio Nobel Winners STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) --The 1969 Nobel Prize for phys- ology and medicine was award- d jointly today lo German-born Max- Delbrueck of the Califor- ia Institute of Technology, Aired D. Hershey of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C., and Salvadore E. Luria of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The American trio of bacteriologists were honored for their discoveries concerning the rcpli- calion mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses, the faculty of the Caroline Institute said. The Nobel Prize this year carries a record cash amount of $75,000. Other Prizes Money for the prizes comes from the will of Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor of dynamite. Other prizes to come: for literature Oct. 2 3 ; . f o r economics, a and chemistry, Oct. 30. The Nobel Peace Prize award is made in Oslo. This is Ihe fourth consecutive Salvador Luria was born in Turin, Italy, in 1912. He went to the United Stales as a research assistant at Columbia Universi- year that the world's most cov- ly in New York in 1940 and has eted medical distinction hasten professor of microbiology gone to the'United Slates. jal MIT since 1959. Delbrueck, 63, was born in Alfred D. Hershey, 60, was Berlin, educated at Goeltingen and went to the California Institute of Technology at Pasadena new award, Oct. 27, for physics'there in 1947. born in Lansing, Mich., and went to the Carnegie Institution in 1950. He now heads its gene- Rockefeller grant in 1937. tics department at Cold Springs He became professor of biology'llarbor, N.Y. District Six Board Approves 1970 Teacher Salary Schedule MONFORT SPEAKS -- Greeley cattle feeder Kenneth Monfort spoke to a nearly full house at the College Center ballroom Wednesday as part of the school's moratorium activities. Monfort told the group "we must remove ourselves from Vietnam now." (Tribune pholo-by Ron-Stewart) Mets World Champs; Orioles Fall 5 to 3 NEW YORK (AP) -- The from behind a 3-0 deficit lo wipe amazing New York Mets com- ileted their impossible dream today by winning the 1969World Series with a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles-on home runs by Donn Clendenon and Al Weis and Ron Swoboda's decisive tie-breaking double. Swoboda's game-winner came in.the eighth-inning scoring Cleon Jones, who also had doubled. The laughing stock of baseball For the' first seven years of their existence when they failed to climb above ninth place, the irrepressible Mets went from rags lo riches in their eighth season by winning four straight ;ames from the once-favored Orioles after losing '(he first sic. The mets, who overcame a !£ game Chicago Cubs lead lo vin the Eastern Division and hen swept Atlanta three straight playoff games for the National League pennant, came out the befuddled Orioles. After pitcher Dave-McNally's two-run homer and a solo blast by Frank Robinson in the thir inning had put' the_ Mets in hole, - Donn Clendenon began ill final comeback with a two-ru: homer in the sixth. Then, light-hitting Al Weis, .215 hitter during the seaso with only six homers during seven-year major league . c reer, homered in the seventh fo a tie. Finally, Cleon Jones doublet in the eighth and Swoboda fo lowed one out later with his cl mactic drive down the left fiel line. -·Jerry Koosman, who bea McNally in the second game By RON STEWART Tribune Staff Writer The District Six School Board Wednesday night approved t h e 1970 teacher salary schedule after six months of negotiation and 45 or 90 hours of coursework. Previously teachers in these categories were "frozen" at the 14lh' year of experience lo receive a pay increase. and could receive no further pay " " ' increases without receiving between Ihe Greeley Education (doctorate. Association Panel and the dis- 1 Experience Increases Full Insurance Principals at all levels and as- a runui|jaib at tui levels ynu as-i -- -- Isistant principals at the juiiior' se; "' clK ''' s centering on bacler- !and senior high levels were lied-|ophage i -a type of virus lhat trict negotiating agent, Frank Brassier. The contract gave several pay benefits and increases to the teachers, and GBA President Jim .Mills commented that his group had agreed to (he con- Experience l e v e l plateaus! were established in the new contract to allow teachers I to the teacher schedule under' i " r c c l s bi 'V teria ralnel ' th , an 01 - more than 15 years experience! o receive further pay '"creases ! I they ' Previously a teacher could getj no further pay increases after tract by a "sizable" .votc|]5 years'unless he Wednesday. Mills issued a special note of thanks to Brcssler, game of the best-of-seven clas-yielded only five.hits and whe he got Dave Johnson on a-fly fo Lhe last out, bedlam erupted a Shea Stadium where thousand of the ' 57,397 Metsomanics 01 land deluged the field in will celebration. Box Score, page 6 Inside The Tribune Abby _ Amusements . 33 Boyle's column _ 17 Classified :...._ : 38-39 Comics _ 28 Commodities _.._.. 6 Crossword . ... 28 Editorial page :....; 4 Farm page _..:....:. ·. 29 Heloise 26 (40 Pages) ...,, 24 Horoscope '24 In Armed Forces . 30 Late news 6 Letters to Tribune 4 Of Smith and Men 4 Sports _ 34-36 Slocks ... 6 TV and radio logs 28 Women's pages 24-26 work o n - h i s doctorate. The experience plateaus were' set at 15, 20 and 25 year levels. The pay increases established were $400 for each level. Steps forcing horizontal move-lBrcsslcr who is serving as.both i.-cling- superintendent and personnel director for the district. The contract provided a $100 raise in pay for all teachers effective Jan. 1 and provided a "built-in" raise in pay of another $125 for all certified teachers Sept. 1, 1970. ! Those two raises would up llie] ce ' ve P a ' increases for eight base pay for certified teachers!- vcars bctore bcin S forced to from $6,000 lo $6,100 in January acllleve a n 'Shcr degree for a and lo $6,225 in September, 1970. iP a ' ralse - ' f o r a teachers under the new contract. : district was paying only half of the insurance coverage lhat is required. The benefit amounts thousand dollars per month. By FRANK COLOHAN Tribune Staff Writer The city was ordered Thursday not to place a controversial zoning proposal on the ballot for the Nov. 4 election, and Cily Attorney William A. Boh- Icndcr recommended a short time later the matter not be appealed lo Ihe State Supreme Court. The prohibition concerning. placing the proposal on the bal- j lot was contained in temporary j and permanent injunctions; granted by Judge Earl Wol, vinglon of Sterling in District "The discoveries for which Court here Thursday morning, the award was given first of all Allegations Sustained imply a deeper insight into the . .. ., nature of viruses and virus dis- , '" 8TM""!"!, lhcr injunctions cases. Indirectly they also bring^ u d f ; e Wolyington found the al- · · " legations of the plaintiffs in the case had been sustained. These allegations were thai Ihe petition to have the proposal placed on the ballol was insufficient, because it did nol comply with .the requirements of Ihe City I Charter and stale statutes. The court issued the permanent injunction so that, if llui city desired, it could make an immediate appeal of the decision to the State Supreme Court. Advises Against Appeal However, Bohlender a short time after the decision was announced, sent a letter to Mayor Dorothy Zabka and Cily Council advising against an appeal. The letter said: "It is my opinion that the case concerning placement of the zoning issue on the ballot does nol merit an appeal fo a about an increased understanding of the mechanism of inheritance and of those mechanisms · t h a i control the development, certified staff members will| growU , and function of tissues have lo achieve a higher degree I fmc | org ans," the awarding body after the eighth step in order 'said. Infects Bacteria "The work of the three rc- Ilie new contract. Proviouslv tlill!ll 'y cells-since around 1940, were a step away from,"as had great impact on biology teachers. i n general. Over the years our assumed fuUj l ' c ' ) l ° r gratitude to t h e three figures of bacteriophage research has continually increased," flic Caroline Institute said. Delbrueck, contacted-by tele- its lo 40 cents pcrjphone at his home in Pasadena, ars of insuraiicciCalif., said "I am very happy l l h a l I am sharing it with these menl on the pay schedule- for teachers with AB degrees were lowered 'from 10 lo eight. In i other words, a teacher can re- Tenure Raise Teachers presently at ihe sev- In addition, teachers on ten- enth, eighlh or ninth experience ure -- those who have completed three years of service.with the district under probationary "It is my opinion lhat F r a n k j i n c u . . . They are very good higher court, therefore, I re- ressler has been an excellent friends." commend that we abide by the person for us to do negotiations with," Lay commented. "He has at all times acted as a gentleman and in good faith. I would like lo think that we have treated him as he has treated us. Wi He said he met with Hershey and Luria only one week ago and they Ihen had no idea Ihey would win Ihe prize. Delbrueck added that the proj cct for which they were hon- were determined to see eachlored was completed "about 25 other's poinl of view and I think years ago." Awakened in the we did this well. We are on very early morning, he said he was good terms with Ihe level are protected by a "grand-iboard." father clause" which allows ad-j There was no discussion on vancemcnt to the 10th step with-:Ihe contract at the board mcet- schoolj"very tired still" and · comment nn further. would Around 1940, Delbrueck, Hershey and Luria became interest- contracts -- were to receive a n ' o u t receiving a higher degree.iing and it was passed unani- cd in bacteriophage. They were additional $200 raise. Those now]However, by school year 1971-72,Imousfy. '"" : -~ 'r: " J " '"" '" jUnited Way Business Drive efrs Gala Kickoff Tonight on tenure will receive Ihe raise; Jan. 1, and those beginning t h e i r ' fourth year next fall will re-! ceive the additional amount Sept. 1, 1970. j Another benefit for teachers j working on their doctorate de-j gree was made by rrh.-mging the: With the motto, "Be on the pay schedule thai was previous-'Winning Team Give the United y for teachers with doctorales'Way," the business drive of Hie to apply lo teachers with a mas-1 United Way of Weld County will ter's degree and 90 approved!kick off tonight between the quarter hours of coursewnrk. 'halves of the Greeley West-Love- fhe change, according to GEAiland football gme. chief negotiator Don Ley. would! The actual drive, a one-day illow (hose teachers with ap-jcvenl, will be held throughout jroved coursework lo receive I Greeley. Friday, credit without going through the I Already underway are the pay- ormalily of receiving a doctor-roll pilot and advanced gift decision of the District Court, which has judicially determined the issue involved." Ordered on Ballot Oct. 7 The council Oct. 7 ordered the zoning proposal placed on the ballot. This was on recommendation of Bohlender who told the council, city officials knew what the petitioners were asking for and "they have come close to what we require" regarding such petitions. i Tiie court action was insti- trymg lo find a living system asl u l t e t | ]. lst weck by the Greeley simple as possible, on which lo Industrial and Business Development Foundation and three private citizens. Defendants in Hie case were the cily. City Clerk Barton Kuss, Mayor Doro(Continued on Page G) ale degree. The contract also allowed a ay increase level for another drives in the effort to reach the $172,236 goal for 1969. Tonight's event will feature] study with hope of success, f u n - damental life processes, first of all self-reproduction. The t r i o worked out rigorous q u a n t i t a t i v e m e t h o d s andj j turned bacteriophage research j and from Heath and John Evans into an exact science. They syn-j junior highs. Members of pep'clironized virus mulliplicalioniSfay Off Road clubs from the schools will alsojand were t h u s able to follow i n i participate as will represcnla-'delail the various phases in the| Our Slate Patrol asks parents lives of the 23 services the] process. They studied what hap-l In insist lhat children waiting United Way seeks lo help. Thosejpened in single cells and a n a - j f o r school buses stay nut of Ihe services and health. include youth, familyilyzed their results ad- ivancod statistical methods, e includes all of Weld County, as discoveries, Ihe Caroline insti- well as Greeley, in one effort. lute said. road. Horseplay along the roadside can he extremely dangerous. Remember, Ihe speed of an oncoming car is hard for a child to judge. 'ear of experience for those!massed bands at halftime from eachers with a master's degree!Grecley Central and West highs' American, Fall as South By.GEORGE ESPER. Associated Press Writer SAIGON (AP) - The total of American "battlefield deaths; reflected a trend in the past 34 months of generally decreasing corridors n i n n i n g south from,northeast -and 73 miles north of the Cambodian border toward I Saigoi Saigon. The U.S. Command reported! American battlefield deaths i n ' w h i l e the total of South Viel-i South Vietnamese hpadquar- 20 enemy rocket and mortar al.-j IVietnam last weck remained'namese dead has outnumbered,lers said government i n f a n l r y - j l a c k s . eifilit. of which caused! Americans each weck for|men and marines killed 38 one- casualties or damage. Three last five months. |my soldiers and smashed whalJAmericans were reported killed U . S . - · spokesmen said this; appeared lo be a Viet Cong l a n d 10 wounded, shows that South Vietnamese;propaganda center in three] Ten of the 100-pnund rockets near the lowest levels of past three years, and -enemy l n e T P a s l fiv( ; months, losses fell to their'lowest poinl in a year. But Soulh Vietnamese casualties climbed sharply. regulars and · militiamen are'clashes in Ihe delta. A spokes- crashed into the U.S. air base said one officer! "They arc pur- television scl. Ihree'U.S. soldier and one Vietnamese a microphone, six civilian were killed, four Ameri' loudspeakers, throe reels of film can soldiers were wounded, and I The weekly casualty report and 11 sets of documents. damage tn the base and I he raised the reported total ofj U.S. fighter-bombers killed 25 dock area were light, the U.S. American battlefield deaths tojcnemy soldiers and destroyed 19;Command said. : 38,969 since Jan. 1961, and theiounkcrs in a strike 31 miles In Moscow, North V i e t n a m ' lota! wounded to 254,847. The en-jnorlhwcpl. of Saigon U.S. head-'and Ihe Soviet Union signed an- 1 namese were killed in action. . . . · . . - , · .... Another 573 Americans and ? uin S Ll ]) e .?1!! m L a , n l t _ ak , lng °" a ; f 11 ?' 1 ' 101 ; 8 ! 1,000 South Vietnamese troops were reported wounded. Third Low Weck It was the third successive week that the total of American dead was- less than 100. The total the week before was 64, the lowest in nearly three years, while government casualties that week were 209 killed and emy dead reported in that peri- quarters said. od total 560,008. iother military and economic aid, American BS2 bombers flow!agreement but Tass, the Soviet TO BE H O N O R E D - Dr. C. W. Sabin of Windsor watches ;i practice session iif Ilic Windsor High School football team. He is The allied communiques lo-ifour missions nvprnighl--t\vn now.* agency, did not disclose, an enthusiastic supporlor of the team. As a day again reported only light,]against North Vietnamese bascs,the amount. Previously Wash-! scattered action, most of it inlhalf a mile south of the demili-'inglon has estimated Soviet a i d 1 the Mekong Delta south of Sai-jtarizcd zone; the other t w o ; l o Hanoi al more than a billioiv lower e'.evalions, 10-20 ..,««.. ......j-j tains- high Friday 30-40 lower 6 81 wounded elevations 25-35 mountains. | The weekly casualty reports gon and along the infiltration!against enemy bases 28 milcs;dollars a year. physician in Windsor since 103'.'. he has helped bring into the world many boys who eventually played for Windsor High School, and also for the rival Eaton High School loam. l-Yiday night, during Ihe Windsor High .School Homecoming he will be honored for hs years of service ID the community and his siippnrl of the team. The football field al Windsor Ilisjh will be dedicated in his honor and called t h e Dr. C. W. Sabin Field, i Tribune photo by Paul Edscorn)

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