The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on April 29, 1970 · Page 11
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THE BRAZOSPOHT FACTS. FrtcpMl, Texas. WcfeeWUy, April tt.l»7t. Scclta I, Pi|t It SURVEY INDICATES; High schools /ike cauldrons kSIIINOTON (AP) — school admlnlilraton and luilil t« nnn «rf ti.Mntfallmi " whcwl iiilininlnlrnldri blame Ui*i • >< I Hi Die sliulei FRESHMAN CLASS FAVORITES at Beautiful Girl; Columbia High School have been chosen. Popular Girl; They are from left. Beep Backer, Most Handsome Boy Popular Boy; Susan Pierce, Most Theresa Wliatley, Mosi and Tommy Wiley.'Most GOP post asked by Almedan Mrs. J. D. (Kay) Whitehead of Almcda has announced her candidacy for State Com- inilloewoniun from the Senatorial Dist. 17. A lifelong Republican, she has worked in every phase of the campaigns since 1956. She is presently the precinct chairman for the Almeda area. As a precinct chairman she has spent two years on the Party Affairs Committee and the last two years on Public Relations, where she has been the present Women's Editor of the Banner. She is auditor of the Houston, Harris County Republican Women's Club and attended the Austin Convention as a delegate and a reporter. She has attended each County Executive Board meeting and has attended each State Convention as a delegate. She is a member of the Almeda Baptist Church and the Ladies' Municipal Golf Assn. and has two grown children. "1 would e.xpecl to pul in Ihe 15 Io 20 hours each week lhat I spend on county and precinct affairs to further the two- party system on a state level if I am elected," she said. She also stated that she believes Texas can be put into the Republican column in November. "My experience and wide state acquaintance will help get the job done in Dist. 17," she added. SUPPORT THE MAN WHO HAS ALWAYS SUPPORTED YOU! Ralph Yarborough has: II Supported passage of educational programs which resulted in a $550,000.00 grant to construct classrooms at Brazosport Junior College, where enrollment exceeded expectations by 100 per cent. VOTE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY- MAY 2nd RALPH YARBOROUGH SENOIR SENATOR from TEXAS WASHINGTON America's high schools — from the ghettoes to Ihe suburbs — today are like boiling cauldrons. No one can predict when the pot will boil over, but already violence, vandalism and noisy protest are common. In February alone, a government survey showed, there were 43 Incidents at high schools resulting In police being called 19 limes to make 257 arrests — and many incidents go unrcported. These confrontations are like the steam issuing from a bubbling teapot — they are Ihe most visible manifestation of the widespread student unrest detected in a nationwide Associated Press study. The study indicated that only a tiny percentage of the nation's 18 million high school students arc In open, sometimes violent, rebellion. But. at the -mine time, student complaints dominated scores u/ interviews. Sludenls from New York Io California say their schools operate in a prison-like atmosphere-armed guards, fenced schoolyard* and in one California school locked classroom doors. Other complaints range from racism to censored newspapers, uninspired teachers to unrealistic regulations and refusal of school administrators and parents to listen to student demands for and education relevant to the world they must compete In. Government officials are becoming Increasingly con. cerned. "I'm upset with Ihe trend In the country," said youthful Tobey Moffett. director of the U.S. Office of Education's section on students and youth. As incidents increase there Is a demand for stricter rules by parents, administrators and politicians. "There is no evidence that tougher rules. stricter discipline or calling Ihe police cools the situation. It only serves to increase the tension You are nol going to scare kids into submission They have neither respect nor fear ol the police." What's behind the widespread unrest ami the more limited outright rebellion and raclicaluatmii uf America's teen-ager*? It's a complicated jigiaw punle. but students say they arc reacting to racism, poverty, war. low quality of education and denial of their rights by priricip.il*. administrators, parents and politicians. "The current generation in the high schools has discovered that the situation they confront as students is inhuman and the slatiu Ihey hold is one of subjugation," said leiu-lier Marc l.ibarle in the Introduction of a book he co edited, "The High School llevohilionarlcs." "There is nothing radical about wluit (he students are asking the right to form their clubs such as anti-war or political, the rlghl to dress as they wish, Ihe right to a fair trial if iiccustil," said Ira liliisser. New York Civil l.ihei'tle* Union attorney who has been active in student cases liUitser. 33. added "my Hem-ration used Io gripe but didn't fight Today's youngster is not willing Io lake it " "Het-iuse of TV," he con liniiryl "in.!!!) youngster* are aware ul tocinl problems twturr they can read Anyone umler -3 sears t>< age tuts aluay<t tt\ed under Ihe shadow ol nuclear war That'* M>;mlK-.int They Xnov. doom is just around lh«- corner" (.ILiwer said in almusl every instance *hrre ii schuul has iriHil'le !!»• sliulenu were ri'l'iillnl nhi'i) they sought re«liess ut grt«t<iiH."v« in an orderly fashion "When students become militant, they do so because at long frustration," Ive cuti eluded. lurmotl star is. County floats loan to protect interest Drazoriii County 1$ floating a lioo.ooo loan for 30 days but it doesn't mean the county government i* running in the ml The money ii needed for the Ad Valorem Fund, according to County Treasurer Odell ftobinson. who recommended the Uvau to Commissioners Court Monday A certificate of deposit could be cashed but this would caaie the County to lose $1.068 in interest which will be paid mi the certificate if held to maturity May 18, Kobinson espiauml A loan from the Alvin State Bank will cost only ttoo in mtm-i! at 6 percent, he said, meaning that the loan route would >,»vr $3CB The Alvin b;ink was the only local bank with a certificate of deposit from the County large enough io cover the \nan. Itobinson explained. Conir. Joe llrigance made the motion authorising the loan ai»l Comr Henry Jordan seconded The vo<e was uttammow Comr Dixie Brgwn, however, commented Dial he felt tt »a.* time for the Court to do some adjusting when bids are made next on handling of County funds had n«ed."Jou.o< bar*.i givieg low el thing* io Vote for ECONOMY, Growth and Progress! VOTE SATURDAY, MAY 2nd Elect T. C. SELMAN Your COUNTY JUDGE Tht Courihoutt should btloni to ILL tho pooplo, not 46 lawyors! Tho futuro of •mzomi COUNTY doponds on YOUR VOTE! VOTE FOR Dynamie, Affrttsivo Loadorihip floot T. C. SELMAN Vow COUNTY JUD6E MM tt attiu •! fit •••••ratit friviri, Nif IN ML. AOV.I school iiilininlslrnldri blame (Nitslde agitator*, llul Moffctl said "there Is a lol of evidence that outside agitators can't )»• bin i ned ns the chief |x-r- petrators of trouble " He adds, however, I ha I "exleriwl influence »wh an drugs, racism uml w«r do«'» iilfluenct 1 school conduct " Students say drugs aie easy Io gel, on or off »fbi»>) grotmds Ken Illutnentlml. a senior and top scholar at .Sullivan High lit iiffltieni North Chicago, said "It's ubumUtnl Kids tUm'( go inui'h fur h<|iiuf I'ot is easier to f!rl n'nl elwiiper " Mrs l.ill>iiiii! Mitchell. asstK'late eUilor ol a leamiter Unluit newspaper ai»l inuOier uf four whu took an active (MM In calming St l.omi p r e d u in i n a n 1 1 y t> I a i- K Ite.iumtKit Hitch, n<-«-s uttwi lacturs uiHlrrlying th« luittuli "Our children tove ui." ^'w oJiser^eU, "t«it llwy »ii) suu i-utildfi'l Jirlp ynurvlf vj >IAI can't Ivelp m ' Ttw white children are astumitt «t »h-i( their parefltx Iwve (»-fime!r«i That'* why Ibey *ejt l"^j! hair. tlj«rs.s »lo|>uil> Thrj W4Ml la U- iti«tiU(irtl with I!n- Del Hi I be student* were M'luscil permKnioii In stage <» special Vietnam NIiMiitotium 'I'be pot Ix-gill) I" tiiimiier, ami |MI||«M! over iluiing a Negru History Wevk piugum father Ihii >e;»r ^ l-'mlt of in »Mt* depicting tiiiiU'iii|Hiiiii> Negro buU't) tutl been (iffiriitt-d whfli »4 iiln«it iilluial »ti«t>ped HIP liK'^t.im 011 Hie (Jioiinilt I'liilanllv haul !«•»•!! uiril .Mis .Milflivll "<nl Hie »«iul<i at itirfAry atsil |'<t! IWMH- u( 10 «-alli.-\l (l-tir IrUrl tt.Mlli 111 llw ',4;>ke. ihliT t«.{nil4f_ leaelift i i»rre lilril Itj™ Irlrtll ,l(l:s vv Mt ll ?,Jn1 llw aillltittlltl .l!i>-fl 1 tlr itra''»<il"i! '> •• '•''.>• -i'' * - >!r >'""'• Mil Stttihrll. <»ix- >!'.n!*-:i!>" (KlliirvJ .|f»m::il .it:i| r.nllir ll< -.nDsurf',! j>»» A .'»••« JHI'i illkji *.«.(! toi lii.iil Sluctr tlcauniutit u a t> |»r.il n h«»)l wtwrrc Uuuble l«-g4fi lo !nr« but school o((liuil» dld/i't tw it Joycelyn Sasser finishes course in business ,VM;I.KTO.N Joycriyn Sasaer, daughter of Mr .iml Mrs Leon &mer. luis been awarded a certificate of completion from Massey Business College in Houston The certificate stales Hut Mi.vi &ujor has completed Ifw course of study in Accounting I. business correspondence, business filing. Himnms Math I, typing and office machines A 1969 graduate of Anglelmi High School. Miss .Sau>«r U a nu-mbor of Hailcv's Chaix-l ItupliM Church, ii former MicinlHT uf fljilev 's I'r.urii' 4 II Club, and secretary of live Youlh Department. Lincoln Southern District Association Utility line construction bid awarded I.AKK J.U'KKU.N - A 15.407 bid from DeAngcIo Con- atruclion Co. has been accepted by Iht City of Lake Jackson for extension of utility lines to service a new business in Iht* lirazosporl Village Shopping Center The cost of extending the lines will be paid by ihe firm putting in a fried chicken business, but I ho city will supervise the job The lines will he extended some COO feet from back uf Ihe Weingarten store to the new- business at the Loop Itoad- Plantation Drive corner ut Die shopping center properly QUICK QUIZ" Q— Which of the fuur Evaityelists was u physician? A— According to tradition, Luke the "beloved physician" mentioned by Saint Paul. Q — Are the eyes <;/ Clii- nese actually slanted? A— No, th« eyes of tin- Mongoloid race have lid (olds in the inner corners which make the eyes look slanted or almond-shaped. iin Au»ci*li») «-v.« |>.,frt ll»ll I'acr. rijjW. rrprrorgitngllMc UrMetva Cowi!) »'w for fWlankd < >ul<!rr <it KJulIrA I'tr^Mlrul It (' M'.lkt U.«V.s an T)v ttwiw. I*- uwil (or «mnitirr rwrcJUfciO lor rrljtiV*! «•!•.<!• Ifcirrl aixl Jrdn fK-*rk.il! wrrr L'haini'.irn •»( (»;<• Io anl tin- cwunly i trt.ir<\r>.\ r1\Mtm sue NEW MANAGER'S SAVE FO so- SPECIAL GROUP SAVE TO 50 LADIES' SHOES .'Of 0 HEELS. CASUALS & FLATS ,«u to ', I Sl/fS-1 io 10 AAAA AAA AA B <.XJL il , t uTION IN YCX'W LADIES' HANDBAGS 3.97 fO 9.00 HALF PRICE A SELECTION OF ANGLUON PALM CENTER FASHION SHOES

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