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Today—A Special Showing of Human Hair Wiglets— Especially for the Woman With Grey An unrivalled collection done especially for us by Edith Imre of the finest European hair; all pre-styled in a spectrum of grey shades from slate to silver and white. This is the first such opportunity in Kansas City for you, and our very own stylist, Miss Vera, will be on hand to assist you with special stylings. Wiglets are 28.00. Hair Boutique —3rd Floor Downtown Only J. he Silk Season And Naw is the Best of the Season’s Colors Always flattering, that deep navy Heightens the color of your eyes, brightens the tone of accessories. Brass buttoned jacket fits smartly atop straight skirt. Sices 8-18 at 76.00. We add a flag-waving print scarf of red, white, blue, 3.30. Our suit, exclusive with us, in the Fashion Salon — 3rd Downtown wn c-m tne ramous Shoe Designers You Love So Well em over The same smart designs you might have seen last week or the week before are more attractive thanks to fantastic reductions Elegant evening shoes, classic casuals now 14.90 C asuals and Others were to 19.00 now 9.9 0 to 12.! Shoe Salon—4th Downtown Plaza, Ward Parkway SPEAK AGAINST A SCHOOL PLAN Suburban Residents Hear Superintendents and Legislators By Peg McMahon (A Member of The Star's Staff) The proposed state-wide plan for school district reorganization in Missouri drew expressions of opposition from three school superintendents and seven state legislators last night at Raytown high school. The speakers criticized both the content and the methods of the report submitted to the State Board of Education in November bv the Missouri School District Reorganization committee. À crowd of more than 1,200 packed the Raytown auditorium and about 300 other persons heard the panel discussion over loud-speakers in the library and music room. For 20 Districts The panel, with Joe Herndon. Raytown superintendent, as chairman, unanimously was opposed to the plan, approved yesterday by the Missouri Board of Education, to establish 20 regional school districts across the state. Speakers on the panel included Tom V. Foraker, Hickman Mills superintendent; Dr. Bernard C. Campbell, superintendent of Lee’s Summit schools: Sen. Don Manford of Raytown; Sen. Jack; Gant of Independence; and state| representatives Robert Martin,! Harold J. Esser, Tom Rvan, Gladys Marriott and Jewel Kennedy. Coming under heavy attack; was the use of educational consultants from the University of Minnesota and the mandatory nature of the plan’s legislative j proposals. Herndon read the group a resolution adopted by the Raytown board of education faulting the redistricting report on five TWENTY-SIX OF THE 38 passengers aboard this Washington-to-New York bus were injured yesterday when it overturned on 1-295 near Bellmawr, N. J. Four of those injured were listed as serious. Police said they were unable immediately to determine the cause of the accident—(Wirephoto). FIVE TO SEEK A COUNTY AIDE Citizens Committee Is Named to Screen Administrator Applicants SELECTED BY MURPHY Candidates Will Be Vying for Job Held by Kunde By William W. Bulger (A Member of The Slar's Staff) A 5-man citizens committee to examine the qualifications of applicants for . the job of Jackson County counts. The resolution said the | administrator was appoint- regional school^istnc, whi cl yesterday by Dr. Thom- the Kansas Citv area would in-1 ' ,, / J . elude Jackson, Platte, Clay and|fs T*- Murphy, actinte coun- Cass Counties, was neither feasi- D administrator, ble nor workable. The five were Andrew Carter. For Holding Off president and an owner of KPRS radio station; L. P. Cookingham, .he Raytown board also»said j city manager between 1940 and anv school district whicn al- Fcalurcs Today and Tomorrow Soybean Oil, Drugs, a Second Career and a Big Shovel In The Star Today A proposal by the European Common Market for a tax on soybean oil is described as a threatening blow to U. S. farmers in a report by Roderick Turnbull, The Star's agricultural editor. Johnson County officials are calling for more resources to combat the mounting use of illicit drugs by youths, Charles Powers reports. * * -!'• * In The Times Tomorrow Can a former police officer find happiness as an artist in the Ozarks? In the case of Alan Fowler, former sergeant on the Kansas City police force, the answer is yes. Margaret Olwine tells the story of his remarkable second career on Table Rock lake near Golden, Mo. In Cherokee County, Kansas, near the state's southeast corner, a huge electric shovel called Big Brutus digs 2,375,000 cubic yards of earth each month to expose a thin layer of coal about 45 feet below. After the coal is removed reclamation of the land begins. Ivan G. Goldman tells the story. 1959: George Arneson, chief ex- \ ecutive officer and president of j the Vendo company; G. Leslie ready meets the minimum criteria of the committee's report should be left alone. DeLapp, former presiding bish- The ^resolution opposed the' Reorganized Latter mandatory nature of the pio- [)ay Saints church and currently ofinn T*7hi/'>h nznii n . ... y posed legislation, which would establish the regional school districts and then require them to j™7anH organize several subdistricts or local school units under their jurisdiction. Foraker received an ovation from the crowd when he said: “Local control of schools by Ihe people has been one of the key concepts unioue in this coun- No One Refused try from the beginning. i* “I think it’s a member of the county sports authority, and Edwin White, a a professor at the school of administration at the Universitv of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Murphy said that the five were the first he called on to ask to serve. New Board of Trade Leader Started Low A former boy from the Missouri Ozarks became president of the Kansas City Board of Trade yesterday. Wayne P. Anderson, who was elected to the post yesterday, was born and reared near Ava in Douglas County, Missouri. His parents were farmers. There were four sons. When farm prices dropped after World War I, bringing on an Gjrnifirant ” ho agricultural depression, Ander“Tn these days of bigger and said, “that no one who was if00?, ^ost the farm. The bigger government the control <*f asked to serve refused. Every; asTnderson recalls “el- the destinv of the local school is one of the five thought it was im- about all the people have left 1 1 portant to find the right person er-vbody had to get a Job' Took a State Job to find seriously question the wisdom of ! to continue the work begun by removing control of public1 Jim Kunde.” schools from the people.” Kunde will leave the county The Missouri Constitution administrator’s post January 24 charges the Legislature with when he will become director of sole control of public education. Foraker said the proposed T ?man school board, to be elected at large, could conceivably he elected from the same area, giving control of the schools to one part of the large district. Fears Union Control He also said the plan would promote unionism among teachers and staff and, in that case, a conflict in one of the local school units could bring the whole dis- ders to be trict to a standstill. candidates. development for Kansas City. Kunde, the countv’s first chief administrative officer, will have held the job 23 months. The screening committee will not function as a selection committee, Dr. Murphy said. The three county court judges will do the final interviewing and make | the selection. The committee will recommend to the court who it consi- the most promising Dr. Murphy said. According to the redistriding The committee’will assist the plan, the regional school district court by meeting with the appli- would assume the bonded indebtedness of the school districts it replaces, and would be responsible for setting the levy and issuing bonds. The intention of the committee was to equalize the tax base and make sure each child’s education was backed by the same amount of tax dollars. Foraker said putting the taxing power in the hands of the regional board would lead to a concentration of power and limit cants to brief them on community needs so they can relate their qualifications to conditions here when they meet the judges, Dr. Murphy said. Describes the Process The committee will be called together after Dr. Murphy has enough applications for them to consider. The applications will be reviewed as they arrive, he said. Interviews with the com-jward j Efian~ with the Pil|sbury mittee and the judges t>e!Company, Inc. The eleetion went Anderson, 15 at the time, got a job with the Nye Jenks Grain company at its Wabash elevator. This was in 1922. In 1926, he took a job with the Missouri State Department of Grain Inspection. Then, in 1933, he was employed by the Norris Grain company as superintendent of elevators. Eventually, he became secre-4- tary of the company. Anderson became a member of the Board of Trade in 1949 and now serves as a broker on the trading floor for the Norris company, which has its headquarters in Chicago. Anderson is the 76th president of the Board of Trade. R. C. O’Brien, with International Milling company, who was elected second vice-president last year, automatically moved into the office of first vice-president yesterday. Name John Rockwell The only real contest in the Board of Trade election was for the post of second vice-president. The candidates were John H. Rockwell, assistant vice-president of Cargill, Inc., and Ed- Wayne P. Anderson the local school unit’s freedom to set its own educational policy.; scheduled on the same basis, j The legislators at the meeting The process will continue until supported Senator Manford’s po- i the court makes its selection. —« (•« n m am U I'O 1/j *4rrV\1C 1C AMi to Rockwell, who now is in line to be president in 1971, following O’Brien in 1970. Elected as the board of directors were A. L. Handley, retiring president, James F. Farnen, Edward B. Scanlon, L. P. Hogan, Rowe Schultheiss and H. Dean Campbell. RUDOLF HRUNEK DIES He Was Father of Betsy Palmer, TV Personality Gobles, Mich. (AP)—Rudolf V. HruneR, y*, a reared chemist and father of Betsy Palmer, a television personality, died at his home Monday after a long illness. A native of Prak, Czechoslovakia, *he also is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marie Hrunek, and a son, Jack Hrunek of St. John, Ind. sition when he said, “This is one bill we are going to put to bed very early in the ball game.” Sees Little Backing Mrs. Kennedy said, “The entire thing is so confused and wild, it was doomed the day it was printed. I haven’t found a representative yet, other than those who live in the heart of the city, who supports this port.” “The judges and I want to find the best man for the job in the shortest possible time,” Dr. Murphy said. “If that takes 90 davs, we are prepared to take it.” Dr. Murphy, a professor and director of public administration at the University of Missouri- Kansas City, took the county job re- ! last Wednesday for 90 days on a ¡part-time basis. Save $ 11.10 On Barefoot Originals Reg.$24 1290 Senator Gant said, “Many of i He said that persons who live you moved to Raytown and in the metropolitan area, who Hickman Mills to get away from j think they are qualified, are the big brothers living next door, j being encouraged to apply. This whole plan is just a slap at Re wrote yesterday to the In­ people who haye worked a little j ternational City Managers asso- harder, had a little more initiative and supported their schools. “When was the last time you hoard of a bond issue passing in Kansas City without three elections? They want us to help pay for everything and not have any say.” Representative Ryan of the Center school district criticized the report for trying to combine the Center district with Southwest and Paseo high schools. “You know what they’ve got at Paseo,” he said. “Trouble. To go to Paseo and be safe you either have to carry a knife or a gun. And you know what I’m talking about. I’m not afraid to ciation and the American Society of Public Administrators to inform them of the opening, which has a salary now of $20,000 a year. The county will advertise in the publications of each organization. The judges decided to name the committee after meeting Monday with Dr. Murphy. TO SPEAK AT SEMINAR Deputy New York Mayor in Third U. M. K. C. Urban Event Dr. Timothy W. Costello, deputy mayor and city administrator of New York, will speak this afternoon at the third Professional Urban Public administration at the Hotel Muehle- say it. “If we had integration in the ¡seminar Center district then we'd take j bach, care of them but we don t want j rj^e seminar, to be held from them bussed in.” _____ j |;30 to 5 o’clock, is the third in a if you have property to seii or a series of eight being sponsoied sendee to offer, talk to the million , by [be University of Missouri- Kansas City. Black or Brown 1016 Main & Plaza only Other Savings At All 9 Stores IN OUR SEMIANNUAL BROKEN LINES SALE! Not entire stock-oil soles final —no phone, moil orders ROBINSON’S Shop Ionite Metcolf & Antioch • 1016 Main • Plaza « Prair?« Yillaae o Paytewn • Antioch • Metealf • 646 Minn. • 2 Topeka Stores readers of The Want Ad. Dial Star through a Star BA 1-5500—Adv. Wednesday, January 8, 1969 THE KANSAS CITY TIMES 3

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