Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 21, 1970 · Page 10
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Page 10 GREELEY TRIBUNE Thurs., May 21, 1970| The nine-banded armadillo al -- I ways gives birth to four babies The map near the side entrance of the Louisville, Ky. main post office may be useful, but its label probably won't winlKenluckey." any prizes for spelling. It reads:! at a time and they are always o "Parcel Post ZIP Codes forjthe same sex. It gives birth to finding Zones from Louisville, I both males and females, bu I never at the same time. Graduation 1970 Remember that special person with a fine gift from Hibbj. Honsome sport coats in an array of patterns and colors. Wide neckwear in patterns galore. Attache cases in various styles. Lotions, colognes in famous scents. Leather wallets in a large assortment of s t y l e s . Come in, select his gift now. "Charge It!" Free Gift Wrapping Graduation Gifts on The Main Floor, in The Loft Shop The Comfortable Store, 814-816 Ninth Street This Year Is Unique At the Truman Library By RICHARD J. OLIVE |er's at Abilene, Kan., and Hoo-]bomb 25 years ago. is little em- INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) -- To work at the Harry S. Truman Library is to revert daily :o that cataclysmic era--1945 to staff of 18 archivists, 1952. The clerks and guides is combing he history of the Truman period. And for them time is at a jremium. Acquaintances and contemporaries of the former :hief executive are fading--denying history the facts kept in :heir memories or private pap- rs. This year is unique at the Truman Library in that it sparkles with a string of 25th anniversaries. One of the tasks of the staff is placing in perspective Ihe year 1945 so far as Harry S. Truman was concerned. Meanwhile, six blocks to the south, on the southeast corner of Delaware and Truman, Harry vet's at West Branch, Iowa- Truman's is the only one whose namesake still is alive. Until 1966, Truman often worked 614-day weeks at'the library. "Now he's 86 years old," Brooks said. "He's earned a rest. He's almost completely retired." The last time Mr. and' Mrs. Truman visited the library, Brooks said, was in March, 1909, when President and Mrs. Nixon delivered a White House piano to the former president. Before that, it was July, 1966, Brooks said. In His Book In his book, "Mr. Citizen," Truman said of the library: "Nothing that has happened to me during or since the presidency has given me such deep and abiding satisfaction." The sprawling, cnc-story and Bess Truman share theibuilding shelters some 5.5 mil- phasized. Brooks said the event is not deliberately played down. He indicated its depiction in the museum paralleled the former ^resident's own estimation of :he event. When Truman succeeded to the presidency, Brooks said, the weapon's technological development had reached such a stage [hat its use was a foregone conclusion. Yes or Ne He said:' "All the president had to do was say yes or no. There was-not as much freedom of choice as in the Korean situation--which' he has told many groups visiting here was his most critical decision." memories in their postcard white Victorian house. The 33rd president of the United States is 86. As personally gratifying as this year's anniversaries will be to him, he and his wife will observe them privately, leaving all the staff. lion presidential papers and documents. Among academicians, it has an enviable reputation for the assistance provided by an efficient staff. "But on the negative side,' isaid Prof. Robert L. Branyan chairman of the University of "Many museum,' w h o v i s i t t h e Brooks added, "ask Life's Like Thot to see more about Mr. Truman I'm reluctant to have us go too far in (hat because it would nol be characteristic of Mr. Truman to have a memorial. Many times he has said to me--and I'm sure with sincerity--Don't play up the old man. Play up the presidency!" Truman has been stern in his insistence there be no memo- "ORDER WE THE ONE i CAN HARPLY GET MY MOUTH OVER!* ri Knnsa C h ston rial. He apparently is satisfied * * there will b e none, a t least is ahvu. hoopla to the library Noteworthy Dates Two noteworthy dates already have been recalled: April 12--Truman takes the oath of the presidency upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. May 8-V-E Day--and Truman's birthday. Still to be noted: June 26--Adoption of the U.N. |ju ^ u .,, u . ..,, oliv . J u l l l u ,.,,,,,,,.,, ,,_,,,.,,... charter at San Francisco, fol-|p ap ers. numbering five million| A formal letetr of intent was lowed by an address by Presi-| a t the time of his two-week visit! approve d by Uie board to be department, "the Truman pap- m «J "; er ers are a disappointment. So whlle lle much repetition. So much junk in them. The Democrats are good politicians. They don't write things down." Initial Steps i GRAXD JUNCTION (AP) Cabell Phillips, n "The Tru-jxhe Mesa College board man Presidency," character-j\v c dnesday took initial steps for ized them as "sentimental mau-i[h e 55(100! to become part of soleums." He said the Truman I the'shite junior college system. " ; " dent Truman. July 17--Opening of the Pols- dam Conference attended by Truman, Stalin and Churchill- later replaced by newly installed British Prime Minister Clement Attlee. Sept. 2--V-J Day. Director of the library is Dr. Phillip Brooks, a 35-year veteran archivist. Short and round, wilh a penchant for large cigars, Brooks has served in the position since July 6, 1957, when the keys were turned over to the National Archives and Records Service by the former president in a dedication ceremony. Where does the former president fit in to the library? Of the :in 19U2. "turned out to he largely routine public correspondence, printed reports and documents available almost anywhere in the government japproved by sent to the State Board for Community Colleges and the Commission on Higher Education. Dr. William Mcdesy, president of Mesa College, recom- W. Stilt Robinson, chairman mem j e d the action last week, of the history department at t h e ' l l c said at lnat timc his school's University of Kansas, (lisa- f i n a n c j a i needs W ore ouistripgrees: "We feel that we have; · , he comnlunil y- s ability to attracted some graduate stu-| support (he co ii cge . dents into this area because of T]]e i oca ii y -supported school such a depository here. ' He estimated research permits have been granted to some 730 people, about two thirds of! them graduate students andi^harqcs Reduced n..nFni-r,ipf Tim rncjiarvh lihrnrv is 40 years old and has an enrollment of 1,900. professors. The research library is lined with their theses and dissertations. 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