The Austin American from Austin, Texas on February 23, 1971 · 7
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The Austin American from Austin, Texas · 7

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Tuesday, February 23, 1971
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Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1971 The Austin American Austin, Texas Pace 7 Staff PholO HOWARD KLEINBERG OF MIAMI, LEFT, AT WORKSHOP Doyle Harvill of Tampa and James Scofield, right, of St. Petersburg. Library's News Role Discussed Two newspaper librarians are to present their side of storage, retrieval and reference material during the second session Tuesday of a workshop on modernization of newspaper libraries being held at the University of Texas. j Tom Barensfeld of the Clebeland Press and Mrs. Josephine Johnson of the Louisville Courier Journal and Times are the main speakers for the meeting to be held at the Forty Acres Club. ' The workshop is one of four dealing with newspaper operational problems being sponsored by the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation and UT, School of Communication. j Librarians, managing editors and journalism school professors teamed up during the Monday session to outline the uses of a newspaper library as background for stories and as! preservation pools for community historical data. j Wayne Danielson of the UT! faculty told the group of about ; 30 newspapermen that the; computer programs should be; geared to what mechanical; hardware is capable ofj producing rather than to the; working of the human mind if! libraries are to gain the most! efficient use from them. j William Chase of the Flint; (Michigan) Journal discussed; microfilming and filing of clippings and a panel of managing editors explained' what they expect of a newspapr! library. Lounge Fight Described In Court Leo Northington testified Monday In 126th District Court that he was not responsible for and even tried to discourage the February, 1968 demonstrations at Don Wheedon's service station. ! He testified that the demonstrations were sparked' by Wheedon's earlier attack on him in the Lemon Tree Lounge, j The testimony came in an $18,000 damage suit Northington: has brought against Wheedon. j Northington said he was! playing trumpet in a band while1 at the lounge when Wheedon attacked him, hitting him in the! lip and the eye and causing him; to severely cut his foot. j Wheedon testified that Northington had addressed him with profanity. He said he; slapped Northington rather than hit him with his fist. Northington said he did nothmg to provoke the attack, and that Wheedon had addressed him as "nigger" and "boy." Court recessed late Monday with the case expected to go to the jury by noon Tuesday. i V? i Si mLf (M ""-in ' , jp. V,1 - ' . f 5 V 4 J1 UT Prexy Pick 'Delights' By LESLIE TAYLOR Staff Writer University of Texas Regents 1 Chairman Frank C. Erwin Jr. said Monday he is "delighted" with the appointment of Dr. Stephen II. Spurr of the I University of Michigan as the ' new president of UT Austin. Erwin will preside at the I March 12 regents meeting in i Austin at which time board ' members will officially j confirm the announcement ; made Sunday by Dr. Charles LeMaistre. j The chairman was ; reportedly a major obstacle to I consideration of Law School ! Dean Page Keeton for j president. Keeton and Dr. ; John Cantlon of Michigan State University were the other two confidential nominees of the presidential ; advisory committee. Spurr's appointment Sunday I upstaged a growing on-campus campaign to i support Keeton for the presidency. Dr. Robben W. Fleming, president of the University of Michigan said Monday, "We relinquish vice president Spurr to the University of Texas at Austin with the greatest reluctance. He has been an enormous asset to the University of Michigan during his 19 years in Ann Arbor. He Deaths on the Kise WIESBADEN - Traffic fatalities in West Germany rose 14 per cent to a total of 13,364 in the first nine months of 1970, the Central Statistics Office here reports. Traffic accidents rose 11 per cent and the number of j injuries 12 per cent. A new mineral found on the moon has been named Armalcol for the three Apollo 11 astronautsArmstrong, Aldrin and Collins. Wfistinorhniisft Utto UKitK 1 fT I I! J Model DG 460 HYDE PARK 4403 GUADALUPE PHONE GL 2-6443 Erwin is imaginative, forward-looking, a fine administrator and a man of great personal Integrity. We congratulate the University of Texas on "obtaining his services. At the seme time, we shall miss him greatly." The 53-year-old ecologist said Sunday he was "deeply honored." "I have never aspired to be a university president. I'm not sure that anyone in his right mind would so aspire," he added. Spurr said he "would not have given up a very happy-job in Michigan if he hadn't felt there was "enough common ground between the view of the people as exemplified by the regents and the views of the faculty and students for a president to stand on." Spurr was asked Sunday if he had received any assurances that he would be spared the r e g e n t a 1 interference in the day-to-day affairs of UT Austin that the last two presidents had faced. He replied, "In talking to regents, administration and a few students I found there was a great deal of promise here and some chance that despite my limited abilities, I might be successful." Has he had any assurances from Erwin that the chairman would take a less active role in university business? "I have had contact with a great number of people and I treasure their confidences," he said. Spurr. who met with administrators, faculty and some students on the UT Austin campus in early February, said Sunday, "I have been most favorably impressed with the caliber of the student body and the administration and the quality of the institution." Easy-to-use controls give you complete flexibility for drying any kind of fabric including Permanent Press. 2-Cyde Selections on Timer 3 Position Temperature Selector $ 179 95 ELECTRIC Bus Subsidy May Cost Austin $4,000 Extra By ALAN BAILEY Staff Writer City Hall sources said Monday that Transportation Enterprises Inc.'s subsidy for January the first month TEI operated with taxpayers picking up the loss may run 25 perl cent more than the city's original estimate. At the same time, City Manager Lynn Andrews refused to allow newsmen to see the preliminary figures TEI turned Class Recruited Into POW Effort Glen Copeland, fourth grader Elementary School, sat quietly! (with his classmates last Thursday and listened while his1 smother told the youngsters! ! about prisoners of war in North; Vietnam. Glen was 6 when his father, Lt. Col. H. C. Copeland, left of Mrs. Carmona, they now plan; here for Vietnam. On July 17, to ask other students at Harris; 1967, Copeland's 105 Jet was .Elementary to join in the letter! gunned down, and he was taken1 writing effort too. j prisoner. j The sizeable jump in the total; Until last August, Mrs.;number of letters received at; Lenora Copeland heard nothing from her husband. i When she talked to the class1 Thursday, however, Mrs. Copeland was able to tell them! about seven letters she has now received. The first one, in August, was seven printed lines.! Her husband said he was uninjured and asked her to! please send food. "I got five more short letters after that," she said, "and one long one at Christmas." After Mrs. Copeland's talk to Judy Carmona asked the youngsters to write their own letters of concern for release of the POWs. Twenty-six collected from letters were the class, and Dallas Lawyer Plans Speech Ralph Wood Jr., associate counsel with Southwestern Life of Dallas, will speak on "How: To Keen the Death Benefits of! iLife Insurance Out of An , Estate" at the February meeting of the Estate Planning! Council at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the ; Stephen F. Austin Hotel Sun Room. Wood is a graduate of Southern Methodist University! and the University of Texas. He j was formerly with the Dallas; law firm of Scurry, Scurry,! Pace and Wood. Seton Hospital Auxiliary Benefit Fashion Show Wednesday February 24 10 A.M. Municipal Auditorium Fashions by: Marie Antoinette Searbroughs Snyders-Chenards Yarings in Monday until the city completes a final check. Andrews said, "We do not have all the figures in yet, and we must check the mileage, revenues and expenses' of TEI. The city had thought, based on TEI's earlier months, that the amount the city would have to make up would be around $15,000. If the city hall sources are correct, the additional 25 per a 9-year old Mrs. Copeland delivered them at Harrislto the "Austin Cares" office Monday afternoon. The contribution brought the total for the Austin area letter-writing campaign to 12,067. But the fourth grade class isn't finished yet. With the help the "Austin Cares" office was attributed to the weekend efforts of the Austin Jaycees. 1 he local service ciud manned several tables in Austin area shopping centers to make collections. By Monday afternoon, there were 1,313 letters from Gibsons, 1,303 from Southwood Mall, 702 from South Kroegers Discount Store, 654 from Bergstrom Air Force Base and 40 from the Capitol I Possession Of Heroin Nets Term Christie Lou Faubian, 24, was sentenced in 53rd District Court to four years in the penitentiary Monday for unlawful possession of heroin by visiting Judge Wesley Dice. She was arrested in a Sept. 16 raid on a Baylor Street house in which Travis County sheriff's deputies confiscated quantities of heroin, marijuana, LSD,! mescaline and opiates. Also arrested in that raid were Arnold J. Neal, 21. sentenced to 10 years probation, and William Ronald Arnott, 24. Arnott was sentenced to 25 years in the penitentiary by the same nine-woman, three-man jury which found him and Miss Faubian guilty. Tickets available from members of Women's Auxiliary or at door ... 2.00 Compliments of a Friend of the Seton Hospital Auxiliary cent would cost the city about 54,000 over its estimate. Andrews said the final check on the figures should be completed at the end of the week. Officials of TEI also refused to tell newsmen of the company's operating costs in January. Scott Keller, president of TEI, said, "I'd rather you get the information from the city." Mayor Travis LaRue said he had not seen the preliminary report. "The subsidy is still cheaper than the $2 million we would have had to pay last summer," the mayor said. TEI took over the bus operation August 1, 1970 when Austin Transit told the city to either buy the company or it would pull out. TEI jumped into the void and ran buses until Dec. 31 when the city agreed to pay it a subsidy to keep buses on the streets. Bus Meeting In St. Louis Called Off City Manager Lynn Andrews postponed Monday a scheduled trip to St. Louis on Tuesday to discuss the bus problem with the officials of American Transit because of the illness of City Attorney Don Butler. Butler, who has the flu, had been scheduled to accompany Andrews to St. Louis to continue negotiations with American Transit, the former owners of Austin Transit. Andrews would not indicate whether the city is close to an agreement with the transit company over bus operations in Austin and said "we're still talking to them." Andrews said that the trip would be re-scheduled for a future date. Faster Than . . . NEW YORK A $25 million computer now in the development stage, ILLIAC IV, is expected to produce highly accurate long-range weather forecasts by digesting an ocean of data and variables. Call fhe Experts for AIRLIKE TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS AT NO EXTRA COST AT HARWOOD TRAVEL 2428 Guadalupe Warehouse Hh '1112 Okayed Addition of a warehouse worker for the welfare commodity distribution center and dissatisfaction with the courthouse space study program drew extended dis c u s s i o n from county commissioners Monday. Commissioners moved quickly through a routine 13-item agenda to approve in a 3-1 vote the warehouse proposal presented to them in a letter from H. H. Alexander, center director. In opposing the addition, Pet. 4 commissioner Richard Moya said he felt the employe could be provided through some federal agency at no expense to the county. The letter also made requests for an additional case worker at the center and a pay raise for some present employes. i Commissioners postponed both the items. Pet. 3 Commissioner Johnny Voudouris presented a motion to refuse the pay increases J pointing out that commissioners had refused pay raises for other county employes. The motion died for lack of a second. Commissioners told reporters that the present grand jury investigation probably would not influence the courthouse space study. j They authorized the architectural firm of Barnes,' Landes, Goodman and Youngblood to conduct that study in October at a cost of! $9,000. J Both Moya and Voudoris! indicated they are dissatisfied; with that study. Moya said he; would be interested to know the! grand jury's findings since,1 "they apparently have more power to find out what's going, on than we do." ;! Voudouris said the one report submitted by the firm "didn't tell us any more than we already knew." In other action, commissioners increased minimum rates for doing soil conservation work and hauling water for county residents. ' 1 DOWNTOWN f JL A- NORTH LOOP WwWmjQ SOUTHWOOD I I ON-THE-DRAG ---:-T ONCE A YEAR ' SALE ; rT THIS WEEK ONLY i ) Downtown North Loop I ' Lynne. lovely shift is embellished with Joyce. Fine crystal and diinty. ! imported nylon Vol lace. B'endaire Ba- emtro. aery accent this shift. Paiite S-Mi j tiste polyester, nylon and cotton. Pe- L-XL in white, pink, blue, maize. Blendaire ' i tite S-M-l-Xl, in pink, blue, maize. Reg. Batiste-polyester, cotton ond nylon. Reg." - S 6.00 - - 4.99 7.00 5.99 ! 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