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A-10 Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 31,1072 Geographer helps plan dental school NANCY LAURIE 15 adult courses at Wood River Fifteen courses arc being offered in 1he Adult Education program for the fall term at East, Alton-Wood River High School with registration Sept. 18 through Sept. 21. All adults and out of school youths over the age of 17 are eligible to enroll, according to Wallace Stevenson, director. In the event classes are to be closed because of inclement weather, the an- nouncemert will be made on the local radio stations. The Business Education Department is offering five courses with the fee set at $10 plus books or materials for each course. Refresher typing classes will meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for 15 weeks starting Sept. 25 and is designed to help brush up on typing skills. Registration Sept. 18. Beginning typing will meet during the same time slot on the same schedule for those with no typing knowledge. Office machine classes with training on dictaphone, key driven and crank driven calculators, 10-key and full- key adding machines and various kinds of typewriters will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday starting Sept. 26. Typing is a pre-requisite. Registration will be Sept. 19. Shorthand 1 for beginner and refresher shorthand, 15- weeks courses, are slated for 7 to 9:30 p.m. each Tuesday starting Sept. 28 with registration Sept. 21. Home Economies courses will include beginning clothing construction each Monday starting Sept. 25; Pattern fitting, each Tuesday starting Sept. 26 and Intermediate sewing, each Thursday starting Sept. 28. All classes will continue for a 10 weeks period meeting from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and the fee has been set at $12 plus materials. The Industrial Department i s offering four courses: welding: to improve skills needed by pipefitters, boilermakers, ironmakers and other metal trades, will be taught from 7 to 10 p.m. each Monday for a 15 weeks period starting Sept. 25 for a fee of $30 which includes materials. Woodwork and Home repair classes will meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. each Monday for 10 weeks starting Sept. 25 for a fee of $12 plus materials end includes instructions in wood joints, wood finishing methods and the use of hand and machine woodworking tools. Metal Trades Blueprint Reading classes start Sept. 25 meeting each Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m. for a fee of $10 plus materials; and Machine snop practice, a course for men who work in machine s h o ]> s and related occupations, will meet from 7 to 10 p.m. each Thursday starting Sept. 28 for a fee of $20. Oi! painting, an introductory course exploring the techniques of painting will start Sept. 25 with classes from 7 10 9 p.m. each Tuesday for a fee- of $10. A 13-week refresher course in English, mathematics, and American Patriotism will be taught each Tuesday and Thursday starting Sept. 26 for those preparing to take the G.E.D. examination. The fee is $25. Adult driver education is slatfcd for Thursdays at 7 p.m. with registration Sept. 21 in room M-116. The seven hours of actual driving experience will be preceded by classroom work The fee is $50. EDWAKDSVII.LE — Nancy Laurie is a geographer by training who now maps plans for the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Her title Is administrative assistant to dental school Dean Frank Sobkowski, but her job title does not begin to describe the assignments she has undertaken and completed since coming to SIU in 1969, when planning was just beginning for the dental school that will open with its first class of students in September. Miss Laurie grew up in California and in 1966 graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a degree in geography. But jobs in; geography were difficult to find, so she took a job in the admissions office of the UCLA School of Dentistry "quite by chance," she said. Soon she was working for SobkowsW, at that time assistant dean at the UCLA denial school. In early 1969, after a nationwide search, the SIU Board of Trustees appointed Sobkowski as dean of the new school on the Alton campus. "I came to SIU mainly because Dr. Sobkowski asked me to," Miss Laurie said. "I'd become really enthusiastic about dentistry." Helping develop a dental school from the beginning can be frustrating, Miss Laurie said, but it has many rewards, too. "It's especially pleasing to get an assignment where you break new ground and organize things from start to finish," she said. Some of her assignments have included developing a catalog, handling the details of student financial aid and planning orientation activities for the first class. To such assignments were added unexpected tasks that developed while the dental school was trying to obtain necessary funding from the state and meet the accreditation criteria of the American Dental Association. "I guess there were times I wondered if the dental school ever would open," Miss Laurie said. "With funds to higher education harder to come by than anytime before, this is a difficult period to try to start a professional school." Despite the obstacles, the dental school developed much faster than the six or seven year start-up time other dental schools had needed. "I'm surprised and pleased that the SIU School of Dental Medicine could start classes as soon as this year," Miss Laurie said. "We're far ahead of most dental schools and I think that's attributable to the enthusiasm of the people who matter." She said the enthusiasm in the community has never ceased to amaze her. "The people in this area seem to be very excited," she said. "They want and need the dental school." One of her assignments has been to communicate with the school's various internal end external publics. As internal communicator, she edits the dental school's newsletter, which combines serious features on dental care with personal news of faculty and staff and the widely read "Molar Messenger," based on the serial format of several popular radio farces. Walker By MICHAEL ROBINSON DU QUOIN, 111. (AP) -. Democrat Daniel J. Walker pressed on with his campaign for governor Wednesday by greeting harness-racing fans •t the Hambletonlan on the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. • Walker and his opponent, Ogilvie, outside governor's turned Walker Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 3.1,1972 A-ll and Ogilvie's paths cross at Du Quoin fair Republican Gov. Richard B. crossed paths briefly the race track as the Into camper a street truck where was shaking hands with a crowd. The Democratic challenger looked up but Ogilvie, sitting in the p-ont seat next to the driver, appeared not to notice. Walker did exchange pleasantries with Republican Attv. Gen. William J. Scott in the grandstand as the sleek trotting horses went through their trial heats. In fact, most major political figures in the state were on hand to mine the Hambletonlan and ad- Joining fairgrounds for possible votes. After the race, Walker flew to Cairo, for a cocktail party with supporters and then to Metropolis for more campaigning. He planned to campaign in a number of central and Southern Illinois cities today before appearing w'rh Missouri Sen Thomas F. Eagleton at a Democratic dinner in Carbondale. The nominee of the party's Miami convention for vice president agreed to become the featured speaker after the man who replaced him on the ticket, Sargent Shriver, canceled a 10-clty tour to remain in Washington. Walker's summer-long journey through the state by jeep, ends Friday with the opening of his Champaign campaign. Earlier, Walker's headquarters issued a statement in which he attacked Ogilvie for not releasing funds to con- struct a reservoir on Salt Creek in DuPage County. Walker said the severe flooding which hit Chicago's western suburbs Friday would not have occurred if the reservoir had been constructed. A spokesman for the water ways division of the state Transportation Department In Springfield, said the funds were "not available." The Democratic challenger was well received by the crowds at the Hambletonlan. He was applauded vigorously when his name was announced over the loudspeaker, as was Ogilvie's. Extraordinary special buys. • I f.^1 I •___ ^mm**. £**>• mm* 4n*l llm* I - ™ , B^F Hurry in! Here are four truly Check these prices! 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The report, to the state Supreme Court, cited him for alleged misconduct. (AP Wirephoto) Coal ban urged in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Pollution Control Board urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to ban the residential and commercial use of coal in the Chicago area. Steven N. Klein, assistant to Board Chairman David P. Currie, said the restriction was "absolutely essential t« achieving clean air." Klein testified at an EPA public hearing in Chicago on Illinois' plan to implement federal air quality standards. Klein said the use of coal in small, uncontrolled fuel- burning units is the principal source of Chicago's high levels of sulfur-dioxide and particulate air pollution. The Illinois Pollution Control Board's coal ban regulation was declared unconstitutional April 27 in Circuit Court. Judge Nathan M. Cohen, acting on a suit filed by the Chicago Coal Merchants Association and the Roth-Adam Fuel Co., enjoined the board against enforcement of the coal ban. Orientation for dental students set EDWARDSVILLE — Four days of orientation activities at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine will begin Sept. 5 for the 24 students in the dental school's first class. The students, all from Illinois, will be together for the first time on the University's Alton campus. They will be welcomed at 9 a.m. Tuesday by Dean Frank Sobkowsk 1 and six faculty members who serve In major administrative posts. The remainder of the day will involve registration, locker and laboratory assignment and purchase of textbooks and instruments. Guest speakers will talk at a session on organized dentistry at 9 a.m. Sept. 6. They include Dr. Ralph Dickson of Alton, immediate past president of the Illinois State Dental Society, and Kent Davis, student representative to the American Dental Association from Washington Universit^. Several faculty rrwnih'M's ;il*o vi'l sneak. Other activities Sept. 6 will in..-'uiio a summary of the urn >v:il:\" currh'i'.lum of three olemlar years and assignment of faculty advisors. A variety of topics will be covered at a faculty-student assembly set for 9 a.m. Sept. 7. Speakers will include Andrew Kochmun, SIUE vice president and provost; Dr. Albert Trt.inj, Granite City dentist; Dr. H. L. Gam-It of K:iit St Louis, president of the Mounds City Dental Society: Dr. \V. S:im Williams of Keii Bud, president of the St. I'hr District Dcnt'A So«'ic'\: !)r. I'Al::;;r Davison of Kasi A'ton, president of UM W :i d i s o n District Dentaj S o c i e t \ : Dr. Ralph Ba.ihlm.inn of Al'on, nu-ruber of the Illinois State Board of D v n i :i ! !•!>: miners; Or. V.i": m Greek, executive sc.re! irv of the I'linnis State 1) e n t a ! Society. and Sobkowski. A tour of the school's faculties will be (vnducied the afternoon of Sept 7.