Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 28, 1973 · Page 25
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 25

Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, June 28, 1973
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CARNIVAL By Dick Turner ' "Very slightly used by four generations of a family subject to motion sickness!" Read the Want Ads Gdlesbufg Register*Mail, (folesburg^ IlL Thursdoy,Jung M, 1973 SS; Teacher Makes Politics 'Come Alive 9 fiy DAN CAtUVrfjCHAEti HONOLULU (UPl) - An American Studies teacher who says ho "can apply government to any aspect" of a student's life, has Invented a unique program to take his kids out of the classroom and into the 'real world" of hlghnpressure politics. Education Today Joel Merchant, 20, makes poMtics and government come "alive" for his junior high Club at Allona Assigns Tasks ALTONA — Altona Woman's Club board members assigned committee tasks for 1973-74 at a meeting June 21 at (the Kufus Building. Committee chairmen will be Mrs. Margaret Tingleaf, program; Mrs. Evelyn Talbot, civic improvement; Miss Theodora Norene, membership; Mrs. Judy Calkins, calendar; Mrs. Judy Stevens, social; Mrs. Edna Charison and Mrs. Claire Pyle, publicity and press; Mrs. Ruth Kelly, pariiamenitarian, and Mrs. Pyle, auditing. school students at a private hoarding school with an Innovative program called "Hawaii Stale Legislatoro Assignment.' 1 ' For the eflitlre (Hklay legislative session, his 80 eager students climb aboard a bus bearing the words Mid-Pacific Institute, and take a 10-minute fide to the $26 million state Capitol. A native of North Smithfield, JR.T., Merchant admits "relevance has always been a big Issue for me." Speaking in complex sentences and articulate phrases, Merchant asked 1 , "What else could I do? 1 can't put the kids on a plane for Washington, D.C., and the courts are so hard to get into." The legislative branch at the state level, which Merchant describes as the "closest to the people," was the logical chdice. Students Keep Susy Describing himself as a "theoretical academician," Merchant remains an advocate c£ old-fashioned book learning, coupled with "getting out of the classroom and into the real, outside world." His students alt the small boarding school just outside Honolulu choose a partner, and must select a bill which most interests them. Some "start off absolutely bewildered," Merchant said, and say they don't have an interest. Merchant remains uninipress^ by such arguments, 'saying, "1 can apply government to any area of theif lives." And be does, whether the bill concerns surfing or economies. For the next 60 days, the students visit the state Capitol at least once a week, talking with staffers, visiting with legislators, interviewing lobby ists and following their bill "every inch of the way." They must discover who favors and opposes (the bill, and why, and what effect its passage would have. Between visits to the Capitol, the students read newspaper articles, view films, hold discussions and do intensive research Into the legislative [process. Merchant said: Emphasis On Reality "I attack them with government. They are ripe and vital... 1 simply rush at them with politics and what it means." He talks theory, but with an emphasis on reality. "Government," he said, "affects us day to day. The students begin to learn to look at potties and to find out what politicians do, and why they do it, who they are and the realities of participatory democracy. It's vital." Merchant speaks with sincerity and experience, some of it gained while registering black voters in IMS in Mm, Ala. His students, after initial fear, find out that "politicians are people who can be talked with. Most of them take it as an assignment, but many really get into it. It becomes a part of their lives." He finds at itlhe end of the session, "they turn in excellent papers," some of which ranges up to 50 pages ... not a minor achievement for a 17-year-old. His juniors "discover what it's all about and some of them really get turned on by politics." ^SAVINGS TWO GALLON PAIL WHITE LATEX HOUSE PAINT Resists fumes, mildew, alkali, blistering and fading. Low sheen finish hides surface irregularities. Goes on easy with brush or roller. Dr i e s fast. Quick soapy water clean up. Ideal for wood, brick, stucco, concrete block,* p ri med metal and asbestos siding. REG. 10.38 YOUR CHOICE: LATEX SATIN OR FULL GLOSS 97 GALLON Our best latex house paints, both sale priced! ^Resists weather, mi Idew, smog, stains. Extra high-hiding. Choose satin (reg. 9.29) in white or ready-mixed colors. Gloss white (reg. 8.29) TITE-GUARD C % EXTERIOR 10 «, NPS-t Whit* her ONE $ U Not3sEPAirJ f ^"•DEW RESISTANT YOUR CHOICE: OUR FINEST LATEX OR OIL BASE HOUSE PAINT REG. 10.98 High hiding and mildew resistant. 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MILEAGE GUARANTEED TIRES TO GET YOU THERE FFFlrTlrT] MILEAGE GUARANTEED 4 PLY POLYESTER CORD ZETA 20^ FIRSTS] MILEME GIUBAHTEED FIBERGLASS BELTED ZETA 25' MILEAGE GUARANTEED INTERSTEEL RELTED ZETA 30' MILEAGE GUAEUUITEED STEEL RADIAL ZETA 40 r WHITEWALLS SIZE C78-13 C78-14* E78-14* F78-14* G78-14* H78-14* J78-14 E78-15 F7805* G78-15* H78-15^ J 78-15 L78-15 WHITEWALL $27.95 28.25 28.30 29.35 31.30 33.15 36.40 28.40 29.35 32.40 34.75 36.90 37.75 FED. EX. TAX $1.93 2.08 2.22 2.37 2.53 2.75 2.89 2.17 2.42 2.6G 2.80 3.01 3.13 Prices plui tax and. smooth tire off your car. B78-13* plut §1.81 Fed. Ex. Tax and smooth tire off your ear. 27 50 WHITEWALLS SIZE C78-13 E78-14 F78-14 G78-14 H78-14 J78-14 E78-15 F78-15 G78-15 H 7 8-15 J78-15 L78-15 WHITEWALL $31.55 31.75 32.80 35.00 37.25 40.55 31.85 32.95 36.90 38.95 40.45 41.50 FED. EX. TAX $2.01 2.31 2.50 2.67 2.94 3.02 2.45 2.54 2.73 2.96 3.12 3.31 Prices plus tax and smooth tire off your car. 85 B78-13 plus $1.90 Fed. Ex. Tax and smooth tire off your car. WHITEWALLS Prices plus tax and smooth tire off your car. $2.24 Fed. Ex. Tax and smooth tire off your car. WHITEWALLS SIZE WHITEWALL FED. EX. TAX SIZE. WHITEWALL FED. EX. TAX BR-78-13 $47.33 $1.88 E78-14 F78-14 G78-14 H78-14 J78-14 $35.90 37.75 38.95 42.50 45.00 $2.50 2.68 2.85 2.98 3.11 ER-78-14 FR-78-14 GR-78-14 HR-78-14 52.46 55.87 62.22 68.54 2730 2.44 2.57 w F78-15 G78-15 H 78-15 J 78-15 L78-15 38.95 40.50 42.95 46.00 47.90 2.83 2.87 3.10 3.19 3.38 GR-78-15 HR-78-15 JR-78-15 LR-78-15 67.50 73.05 80.58 83.12 2?89 3.20 3.43 3.48 Prices plus tax and smooth tlrs off your car. L 33 BR78-13 plus $1.88 Felix Tax and smtfltt tin off your car. Uniroyal Zeta Mileage Guarantee If you don't get the mileage stated on the sldewall (M=thousand) or tire fails for any reason other than willful abuse or collision, your chartered Zeta dealer will give you a credit against the purchase of a new Zeta tire of same type or repair punctures at no charge. 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