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The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune from Chillicothe, Missouri · Page 16

Chillicothe, Missouri
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Tuesday, November 19, 1974
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PA6£ *-CHILLlCOTHE CONSTITUTION-TRIBUNE, TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 1974 Sees Missouri approval soon— Elections rally hopes of ERA supporters By PEGGY SIMPSON AsaoclatedPress Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment say the recent state legislative elections have brightened the chances that five more states will ratify ERA, thus making it part of the Constitution. The Constitution requires approval by 38 states, and 33 states previously have approved the amendment. The ERA would prohibit discrimination based on sex. The new optimism among ERA supporters represents a turnaround from the pessimism expressed last summer at a meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus. Mary Brooks, ERA coordinator for the League of Women Voters, and Pat Keefer of Common Cause had told the caucus that they doubted the ERA would be approved by more than two or three more states this spring. But the elections changed that forecast. "I don't know of a state where we haven't picked up pro-ERA strength," said Ms. Brooks, who prefers the designation Ms. The defeat of anti-ERA incumbents was particularly noticeable in such states as Missouri, Florida, Arizona and South Carolina, she said. In some contests, the victors were women challenging anti- ERA office holders. In other cases, the winners were men who had the backing of the informal ERA lobby, consisting of the League, the National Women's Political Caucus, Common Cause, the National Organization for Women, the Business and Professional Women and others. "This will have a trerm ndous effect on the lobbying power of the women's groups," s« ; d Ms. Brooks. "Last year we w jren't taken seriously. This year we damn well are going to be." Diane Saulter of Common Cause said pro-ERA candidates won in the overwhelming majority of races where the ERA was a central issue. This year's elections were the first to test the political potency of the ERA issue. "I will be amazed if Illinois, North Dakota, and Missouri don't ratify it next year," Ms. Brooks said. "North Carolina, Oklahoma and Nevada have very good chances. Florida, Indiana and Arizona are going to have some real battles but they have a chance to ratify, too." Phyllis.Schlafly, the Alton, 111., crusader against the ERA, denied there had been any rout of her supporters from statehouses. High court denies hearing on Jaycees admitting women WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court today refused to hear arguments that Junior Chamber of Commerce membership should be opened to women because the organization receives federal financial support. The court over the dissent of Justice William 0. Douglas, declined to consider appeals of Jaycee chapters in Rochester, N.Y., and Philadelphia. The two chapters have been expelled from the national organ- TUESDAY Evening 6:00 * 2-5-9 News 4 Truth or Consequences 8:30 2 Truth or Consequences 4 Hollywood Squares 5. Police Surgeon 9 Bowling for Dollars 41 Beverly Hillbillies 7:00 2-9 Happy Days 4 Hank Stram Show 5 Good Times 41 Mike Douglas 7:30 2-9 Movie— "It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy" 4 Movie— "Virginia Him" 5 M-A-S-H 8:00 5 Happy Anniversary and Goodbye— Special 8:30 41 P Troop •:00 2-9 Marcus Welby, M.D. 4 Police Story 5 Barnaby Jones 41 Love, American Style v!30 41 Love, American Style 10:00 2-4-5-9 News 41 Best of Groucho 10:30 2 Wide World Mystery 4 Johnny Carson 5 Mod Squad 9 Raymond Burr ^41-Movie— "Indiscreet" 9 Wid 12:00 2 News 4 Tomorrow 12:30 5 News 1:00 4 News 5 Movie— "The Sword of All Baba" 9 Green Acres 3:00 5 Art Linkletter WEDNESDAY Afternoon 3iOO 2 $10,000 Pyramid 4 Dinah! 5 Family Affair 9 Merv Griffin 41 Underdog 3:30 2 All My Children 5 Movle-"A Date with Judy" 41 Munsters 4:00 2 Daniel Boone 4 FBI " '<:-• . ..-••' • e World Mystery 41 Flipper 4:30 9 News 41 Gilligan's Island 5:00 2 ABC News 4 News 41 Leave It To Beaver 5:30 2 Green Acres 4-5-9 News 41 Star Trek Evening 6:00 2-5-9 News 4 Truth or Consequences 6:30 2 Pat Boone and the Little Ones 4 New Candid Camera 5 New Price is Right 9 Bowling for Dollars 41 Beverly Hillbillies 7:00 2 That Good Ole Nashville Music 4 Little House on the Prairie 5 The Osmonds 9 That's My Mama 41 Mike Douglas 7:30 2-9 Movie—"Pantic on the 5:22" 8:00 4 Lucas Tanner 5 Cannon 8:30 41 F Troop 9:00 2-9 Get Christie Love! .4 Las Vegas Entertainment Awards 5 Manhunter 41 Love, American Style 9:30 41 Love, American Style 10:00 24-5-9 News 41 Best or Groucho 10:30 2 Wide World Special 4 Johnny Carson 5 Mod Squad 9 Raymond Burr 41 Movie—"Ten North Frederick" 11:30 5 Untouchables 9 Wide World Special 12:00 2 News 4 Tomorrow 12:30 5 News 1:00 4 News 5 Movie — "Night Creatures" 9 Green Acres 3:00 5 Art Linkletter. ization for admitting women. The U.S. Circuit Court in Denver ordered their lawsuits dismissed, upholding a decision by U.S. District Judge Luther Bohanon of Tulsa, Okla., who said the constitutional issues raised were "totally lacking in substance." In seeking review by the Supreme Court, the ousted chapters said the federal govern- menthas violated constitutional rights of female applicants for membership by "furnishing multimillion-dollar grants in aid, contracts, financial assistance and tax benefits to the Jaycee organization." They said that as of December 1972, the 300,000-member organization depended upon the federal government for nearly 40 per cent of its $2.5-million budget. The money is in the form of grants and contracts for projects, which the Jaycees carry on in prison reform, job placement, drug abuse education, low-income housing and other fields. The United States Jaycees limit membership in their approximately 6,000 local chapters to males between the ages of 18 and 36. Dollar to new low at Frankfurt FRANKFURT, West Germany (AP) — The dollar dropped to a new low on the Frankfurt foreign currency market today, and dealers said they could not explain the continuing downward trend. The dollar opened at 2.47002.4750 marks, down sharply from Friday's 2.4980 close. The American currency started down Thursday after Chancellor Helmut Schmidt said in a statement that he as in favor of letting the value of the mark increase to help reduce West Germany's big foreign trade surplus. The dollar also hit a new low in Zurich, and gold opened on the Swiss bullion market there at the highest price in history in the wake of reports that South Africa may limit sales from its production. The dollar opened at 2.635 Swiss francs in interbank trading, down from 2.6825 late Friday. Gold opened in Zurich at $192 an ounce, up $3.25 from Friday's closing. Johnny Mack Brown WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Johnny Mack Brown, 70, star of numerous Western films and an Ail-American football player at the University of Alabama in the 1920s, died Thursday. He had suffered from a kidney ailment four months. Brown began his film career in 1928, two years after starring in the 1926 Rose Bojvl. up tW» Christmas 'Party Sets: Give yourself an en—--* Hallmark tertainlng gin - poipifyi Hallmark IPLETE SELECTION OF BOXED CHRISTMAS CARDS ON DISPLAY NOW! & ^ i: "-, GEIER'S . New HEW study questions if marijuana worth risk WASHINGTON (AP) - A is cause for concern and cau- new government report today tion based on evidence from an- raised new questions but pro- imal studies and some prelimi- duced few answers about the nary human studies sumarized health consequences of smoking in this report.' body's ability to fight diseases. The report noted also that CHILUCOTHE,MI$$OUftl-*4601 marijuana intoxication impairs driving, increasing both braking and starting times and interfering with concentration. "Thus," it said, "marijuana is not harmless and additional research into the possible consequences of more habitual use is needed." DON'T let the grimace fool you, behind those sunglasses, Rep. Wilbur Mills of Arkansas is delighted following his reelection to Congress last week despite a widely publicized incident in Washington D.C. Involving a former striptease dancer. marijuana. The report, "Marijuana and Health," was the fourth in a series produced for Congress by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare over the last several years. Dr. Robert L. DuPotit, director of HEW's National Institutes on Drug Abuse, said current information "should lead marijuana smokers or potential smokers to question whether it is worth the risk." "A definitive evaluation of marijuana's harmfulness or safety for humans cannot be offered at this time on the basis of scientific evidence available," duPont said. "But there The report cited animal studies suggesting that maijuana's primary ingredient, delta- 9THC, may interfere with the juana smoking to chromosome breakage or genetic damage that could affect future generations. The report said there is "little question" that acute t*i*i%*\M EXteilSlOn CB radio ban Truckers fight KANSAS CITY AP —Truck drivers are going to combat efforts by the Interstate Commerce Commission to ban citizen band radios from their vehicles, says Jim Johnston, weather-related problems," Johnston said. He said he will go to Washington this week to work on the problem. Truckers use their radios to warn each other about speed newly elected president of the traps, "but before CB radios Owner-Operator Independent we warned each other with our Drivers Association, based here. "Especially in months it's a great reporting winter help for accidents and headlights and they didn't make us remove our headlights," he said. His organization claims 4,000 members. 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