Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 27, 1968 · Page 3
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Brownwood, Texas
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Wednesday, March 27, 1968
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Lent and the All-Star Lineup They paid Donny Anderson §600,000 to carry the ball for Green Bay. And they handed Joe Namath $400.000 to throw il for the Jets in Shea Stadium. Americans have been willing and able to pay big money for those who can inspire, thrill and entertain. PROFESSIONAL football has a following that is almost religious. The game has developed a ritualistic procedure of Its own, with millions of farts finding their destiny and fulfillment in the success and accomplishments of the home team. JeJsus cared about the crowd. However, he saw them as individuals, not as a mob or horde or "fans." Should today's Christian be at home with the sports kingdom? Yes, but he dare not let it become a false idol to worship or serve. WHAT HAS really given professional sports some tone of sanity and »ntegrity is the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. People like Bart Starr, Fran Tarkenton and Bobby •Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1968 BROWNWOOD SUUEtlM ^ 8 IN GOP COUNTRY RFK Turns Gun on Nixon Richardson have communicated Christian Ideals to young men faced with exotic temptations. Everywhere are the allurements of big-time money, pretty girls and gam- bling syndicates. If Lent is spring training for Christians, Then it happens in the locker room prayers as well as the Godd Friday services of Holy Week. Bv UtE ASSOCtAfED PRESS, day, "has had no new ideas In | Wallace, campaigning In Loui- \ Sen Robert F. Kennedy-car-! the past decade. (He) says what •«»«> r.«w«« anrl Florida., rvine his ttemocratic presiden-1 we are doing is wrong, but we » - " A a.l *-» * 1 ! ._ . t. ^...1 J J..nt _] n 4-V^^V«»A <sf tt ' * tial campaign into Republican Idaho country—has turned his political guns from President Johnson to GOP candidate Richard M. Nixon. NiJcon, Kennedy told a Pocatello, Idaho, college crowd tues- Attack Kills DPS Official GRAND PRAtRlE, Tex. (AP) —J. P. (Jake) Ellison, 56, regional communications supervisor for the Texas Department of Public Safety, died today of an apparent heart attack. Ellison went to a Grand Prairie clinic complaining of severe chest pains. Five minutes later, said a clinic spokesman, he collapsed and died. Ellison, with the department more than 25 years, was a Dallas resident. should just do more of it. The New York senator's jet- age campaign swing moved into Utah today. By Saturday he will have covered a third of the 50 states in two weeks. Vietnam. "If we can't win militarily/ he said, "t don't know what we're there for. Kennedy.Wallace said, "has recommended and supported in other political develop- every policy followed in this country today and yet he says he wants to try something ments: —President Johnson is backed for renomination by 14 of the nation's 24 Democratic govcr- Walkouts Reflect Rivalry new." ! o . The Alabaman said Kennedy! nors, an Associated Press sur- j "advocated more civil rights j vey shows. Only one, Philip H.! legislation to get the agitators | Hoff of Vermont, commits him- j out of the streets but the more ! self to Kennedy. Another. Har- ! legislation they pass, the more 1 old E. Hughes of Iowa, said he j they've got in the streets." leans toward Kennedy or Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy. —McCarthy faced a mutiny by his top press aides. Seymour Hersh and Mary Lou Gates. But campaign advisor Richard N. Goodwin called the dispute a "tempest in a teapot." —Nixon appeared likely to be able to write his own platform at the Republican National Con- j WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief vention. GOP moderates plan to Justjcc Ear , W arrcn has made gather ideas to help shape it, j de;ir lo a California prosecutor but Sen. Everett M. Dirkscn, R- he doesn't like the use of police Warren Hits Police Use Of Agents By GARVEN HUDGINS AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The rash of teacher walkouts sweeping the United States reflects a rivalry between the two principal teacher associations for members and influence. Locked in the competition are the once conservative National Education Association, with 1.1 million members, and the aggressive AFL-CIO American Federation of Teachers, with a membership of 150,000. For the NBA, founded in 1857, militancy became respectable last summer only after its leaders glanced over their shoulders and found growing. AFT membership Last July, NEA, which had frowned on teacher walkouts, announced it would support affiliates that carried out work stoppages. "We will not encourage strikes," NEA Executive Secre- tary Sam Lambert said then, "but if one occurs after all good faith efforts fail, we will not walk out on our local groups." Since then, NEA has backed walkouts by teacher affiliates in Pike County, Ky., Scranton Pa., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Michigan, Bay County, Fla. Paducah, Ky., Albuquerque N.M., Montgomery County, Md. and recently, in Florida, where teachers pulled their first statewide strike. AFT, founded in 1916, has made major gains in large cities, winning bargaining rights for teachers in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland and Gary, Ind. AFT also handed NEA an embarrassing setback in,,its own backyard by winning a representational election held by teachers in Washington, D.C. It backed the recent strike in Pittsburgh, and a long, bitter one in New York. The AFT-NEA rivalry was spotlighted March 4 when AFT President Charles Cogen suddenly announced plans to propose that the organizations merge "This is not just a question of teacher militancy," he said. "It demonstrates the desire on 11. c part of teachers to win recognition as contributing members of society entitled to a fair and sensible pay scale." "There is no use denying that The NEA-AFT rivalry reflects the AFT and the NEA are en- new militancy among the teach- FROM THE BY REGINA GRAVES 16. Students who wish to take Six Brownwood High junior' this test must have their ap- boys have been selected to attend the 1968 American Legion Boys State this summer. Various Brownwood Civic Clubs will sponsor the trip. The boys include Gary Thomason, Doug Streckert, Kevin Dunn, Mitchell Johnson, Wynn Akins and Lane Bowen. FOUR STUDENTS entered in the state DECA competition from BHS include Robert Mathews, Shirley Ford, Robert Martin, and Randy Smith. Randy Smith recently went to Houston where he competed against top students in sale demonstration. While in Houston he participated in several workshops. Randy presented to the VOE Class a few of the events of the competition. He also gave the class tips on proper dress when applying for a job. DISTRICT ONE-ACT PLAY contests will begin in Vernon Friday, This year BHS will produce a play entitled, 'The High School." Last year's one-act play, "The Cave Dwellers" won the J967 AAA state championship. THE P1ADWNE for the May College Board is April plications in to Princeton, New Jersey by this date. The College Board test is designed for seniors but juniors may take it. The scores of both seniors and juniors can be used for guidance purposes. The senior scores can be used for college entrance and use in college placement and in awarding scholarships, THE DEADLINE FOR the May ACT (American College Test) must be in to Iowa by April 10. Any student wishing futhur information about these tests should contact Mrs. Vivian Fergeson, BHS counselor. FOY AND FAY, jugglers, presented a Southern School Assembly Monday at 3 p.m. At the beginning of the assembly Annette Ray presented R. E. Warren, BHS principal, with a Four-Way-Test plaque. The plaque will be displayed in a place where everyone can see it. The Four-Way test is a program which is being sponsored in Brownwood by the Rotary Club and the Brownwood High student council. Four questions are asked on the plaque. They are: 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is it fair to all concerned? 3. Will it build good will and better friend^ ship?; and 4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned? All PHS studentss will receive small cards which will ask the same questions. These questions make yp the Four. Way test. Paths *n4 or eleao esrpet £l«e Lustre colors, leaves nap fluffy. easy-to-use elecfcri? for |1 3 dssr Coggio Prug, gaged in dire competition for the membership of the teachers of America," Cogen said, "but it's very unhealthy for the teacher force to be divided— both for the teachers and for the children." Cogen insisted that NEA ally itself with the AFL-CIO as a precondition to merger, but NEA has traditionally resisted affiliation with anj group. Said NEA President Braulio Alonso: "Since teachers instruct children from all walks of life, theymust not be aligned with any segment of society. They cannot afford to be tied to any one group, whether it's a labor union or the Chamber of Commerce. Independence is too important." NEA hopes to eventually see one organization speaking for all teachers, said Alonso, "but it has to be independent." At this moment chances for a merger appear practically nonexistent. The battle between AFT and NEA has centered largely on major cities over the past year but the rivalry is beginning to shift to suburban areas. NEA clearly showed it realized it was fighting for its life in the recent teachers walkout in Montgomery County, wealthy residential area jn Maryland adjacent to Washington, D.C. Mindful of a militant AFT organizing campaign in Montgomery County, NEA took the unusual step of dispatching from its Washington headquarters a high-ranking official to oversee the walkout. Gary. Watts, a veteran of teacher-school board disputes elsewhere, took over field management of the walkout, and shortly found himself cited for contempt for violating a court injunction to halt the strike. The teachers, after six days, won a new base pay of $6,340 compared to the old $5,880 and Watts was given a three-day suspended jail sentence. The Montgomery County episode amply illustrated NEA's willingness to match the militancy shown last year by the AFT's New York City affiliate, the United Federation of Teach ers, which led a 17-day strike that crippled the city's 1.1-million pupil school system. In New York, the AFT won a new pact providing a teacher pay scale of $6,750 to $13,750 compared to $5,400 to $11,950 un^ der its old contract. Alonso predicts there will be 300 new teacher walkouts in the United States this year. ers themselves. An Associated Press survey disclosed that more teachers than ever before are men with families and most hold or are working for masters degrees. "I believe today's teacher is dedicated," said an Arlington, Va., high school biology teacher who flew a B47 bomber in the Korean War. "But you can't raise and provide for a family on dedication." There is no doubt that teacher salaries are at the root cause of the militancy. But there are other issues. Better school facilities, a greater voice for teachers in curriculum selection, and relief from nonteaching chores, are other major goals. Both the NEA and the AFT are on record as ready to back any local affiliate which walk out over any or all of these issues. undercover agents who lie to suspects them. Warren 111., platform committee chairman, said he suspects their ideas may be lost in the drafting. —Former Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace carried his third party presidential candidacy into three southern states —criticizing the major parties and candidate Kennedy in particular. Kennedy and McCarthy, both concentrating their anti-Viet- __ nam war po' ic y campaigns | res t for" the' Y964~~ftr~e death of her husband, Gordon E. Miller. Mrs. Miller told the undercover agent, Peggy Fisk, that she was in love with a lawyer and that when she got the insurance benefits resulting from her dentist husband's death she would j go to Europe with her children. But Mrs. Miller also told the police agent her husband died accidentially in the fire which in order to confuse exploded in anger Tuesday during arguments before the Supreme Court on the murder conviction of Lucille Miller of Alta Loma, Calif. Her lawyer, F. Lee Bailey, urged reversal of the conviction, saying police planted an undercover agent in the jail cell occupied by Mrs. Miller after her ar- heavily on college and uiversi- ty campuses, took varying stands Tuesday on the draft issue. McCarthy drew cheers from students in Wausau, Wis., by calling for the removal of draft director Lewis B. Hershey. "Men like Hershey," McCarthy said, "must be replaced by administrators who understand that the object of the draft is to defend democracy, not to suppress free speech." Kennedy in Seattle urged development of a professional army to replace the draft and he also was cheered by students. But he added students deferments should be abolished so long as the Vietnam war continues. "Is it fair, In your judgment, to those others that they should be drafted and have to go to Vietnam?" he asked. "Why should it be those who are very poor have to bear the burden?" swept their car. Philip C. 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