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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 7

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Wednesday, May 6, 1970
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Lauds 19th Century Sex Morals SEEK TWO IN Vote Elementary School Changes BIRD SHOOTING SEX- \ Continued jnm Page One SOMETHING'S. HAPPENING INI -me TftiauN£ nname to agree on their find— LlpimKJ mowr<lli 'n^One. s<H of recommendations, supported by 19 committee' members, urges an- expansion; of the school district's sex eclu-j cation, program because "somej paj^nfs lire cither unable or; Hmvilling" .to teach their chil-! dfeh"about sex. •Another set of-recommenda-j lions, supported by three com-! mittee members, opposes sex " * education in the schools be--1 opinion toward sex education ca«SC7 among other reasons, it I in the schools. immoral," that poll showed 57 per cent Fred MacMurray: Reluctant Star Fred MacMurray says he's too lazy to be a success, .yet he looks back, today on a career that spans 35 years and 48 pictures. In a Des Moines Tribune interview, Fred MacMurray talks candidly of the odd sequence of events that gave him his start in movies as a "singing extra" In the new talkies. By f om Ryder (Register Staff Writer) SCHOOLS- Continued from Page One \ board. little" athletic recruiting com-! ! nated each spring by the school fcrred until the Board'* May Id [ ,,,_„.„,-._._,. _., HbVlV. " VIII V*fcIV> » WVil l41HlllfcVV/lll* 1 ll I • t • • i-DUBUOUE JA '-J)ubuaueiP et » between Des Moines j P lan ' enrollment in each junior L r f?' Z«Lt»r/«!v? !!schook He said he doesn't be- high ard high school will be j ponce luesaay were searcnmg j ]iev(nhe prdctice wil | i ncre ase j open first to.pupils livirig in its M ««i VU -i. u .u- 8 tau C io «..« for two young men who vvere; under an open-enrollment pol- j attendance' -area. When those would normally be relocated at -t meeting for further study, the open-enrollment ^ Elementary school boundary and enrollment center changes are: - n- '" Clarkson—Third-graders who i pupils' are taken care of, and if Niffenegger objected to a pro-i roort1 remains jn the school ; pu . . i — i -.„ i it.- t __.t_;i_ .. • . _ i . • r shooting at birds with a large j icy. caliber revolver in a residential i I d PeTsonTwho liVe just east of ^ vision in the P Ian which re 4 uires piis'from ™tside"the~ area'will •the University of. Dubuque P a r e n ts to . provide trans-; be !campus told.police they heard None Identified One committee member abstained from endorsing either set of recommendations. Knauer declined to identify the supporters of either set of recommendations. -He said the two groups disagree in their recommendations because they arc at odds over the validity of the committee's survey of com of Des Moines-area people favor sex education programs, beginning at about the sixth grade. Another committee member, H. B. Wagoner, jr., hqwever, disputed Knauer's opinion. mittee for their report, and Wagoner, of 3701 E. Thirty- eighth court, said the committee's survey results, supported by the minority com-i w ni establish an adult sex edu- m a n y other conservatives consider the 1800s were such a really great tithe to raise children — because they be* lieved in principles and virtues then," she said. Leland H. Bradley, jr., _pf 5014 S.W. Sixteenth St., another spectator, commende'd the ma- j men hid the gun behind a bill- jority members of the com- .board and left about 7 p.m. The IduT noises" that sounded like shots coming from an adjacent! wooded area Monday night. j A police investigation turned up nothing. Police were told later -by two boys f aged 9 and 10, whom police would not, jdentify, that they had watched two men shooting at jbirds. schools outside their attendance another school will remain at Clarkson. Elm Grove aisf «f ., M*y 6, 1*76. - Kindefgartners and first-and second-graders from outside | will be sent to Watrous. Third talk about furthering areas. "We equal educational opportunities, but here we're.preventing some people who can't afford to travel to another school from participating in this program," I said Niffenegger. "It really a home attendance area request enrollment in a school than there is space available, the principal of the school will use a random method of selecting those pupils who may at= tend the school. The boys told police the two isn ' 1 e 1 ua1 ' it>s unequal." they found the pistol , . . . , .. ., ..... and hid it in another place. Po- said he hopes the school district „_,, rprnvprpH tho ..ifu-aliher mittee members, are accurate. | cat j on I don't think the thinking of | lice recovered the .38-caliber pistol: —North Enrollment Schlampp ^questioned whether an open-enrollment policy will complicate a decreasing enrollment situation at North High School. North, which has a ca- prtigram for married i About 9 p.m., two men whoj pac jty O f about 1,500 pupils, is munity opinion toward sex ; . l "°"' ™" R "' ,d nickedIbv i couples with sexual problems, isaid they were FBI agents ..i. «u./ this committee, hand-picked oy »• •- , rpnnrtin^ nnino house in education. icr. sons favoring expanded sex education, and 1,105 opposing it. "In weighing .the validity of tbe'.poll, the board should recognize 1,125 'votes' of the 1,931 counted came from four group questionnaires claiming unani- firams mous votes of 75, 250, 300 and B ,, We ' i this board, is representative of community," said Wagon 500," said Knauer. "None Verified" "These questionnaires, Mrs. Robert D. Dilley of 2230 E. Thirty-second St., a spectator at Tuesday's board meeting, also voiced her opposition lo expanding sex education pro- no l teach our I lovely little children to be just 1 like animals," she said, like i Campus Upsets Asking Questions j "I think it will help the children indirectly," said Bradley. Rabbi Jay Goldberg, a majority member of the committee,,, said his group favors sex education classes in the .lower grades "because we thought we ought to address ourselves to the children who are asking questions." The minority committee^ I members cite in their report a were reporting going house to | house in the area asking persons if they had found a gun. Police, Chief Percy Lucas said the men face a charge of firing a gun within the city limits. The FBI vestigating the said. also is incident, in- he expected to have an enrollment of about 960 next fall because of population changes within its attendance boundaries. ' The Rev. Mr. Keck recommended that Davis conduct a survey among parents of junior high and high school pupils most others, were not signed, Mrs D jn e y blamed sex edu- John Birch Society memo stat„„,» n 0n n/,i Vm vnrifioH" ho N- .. , v ; __ n_ii.. -. ine that "Communists and oth- and cannot be added, , Knauer said the signed , unanimous question- he [cation for being partially re- jsponsible for disruptions on col- four un- L| cge cam puses. naires represent about 58 per cent of the vole total. He said they represent 75 per cent of the "no" votes, and 36 per cent of the "yes" votes. Knauer suggested that a recent Metro Poll by The Des Moines Tribune may more accurately reflect community I believe these people (radical college students) are the ones who have had sex education in their schools," she safd. Mrs. Dilley said efforts by schools to teach young people about sex are another example of this -country's eroding social ing that "Communists and others long associated with Ihis conspiracy are among the staunches! advocates of the drive for continuous sex education in the"schools." Proclaims Sunday '/ As Mother's Day WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) President Nixon Tuesday officially proclaimed Sunday as Mother's Day. His proclamation directed display of the American flag on all government buildings'and urged citizens to also fly the flag at their homes. feel about the plan. Davis recommended the open-enrollment concept at the board's Mar. 21 meeting to allow parents more freedom in choosing the school their children will attend. Present Des Moines School District regulations Require pupils to attend a school in their approximate neighborhood. -The school boundaries are desig- Elerrientary School Changes °The board also approved boundary and enrollment center changes for a number of elementary schools, to be effective next fall. Recommended attendance center changes for two elementary schools — Jackson and Jefferson (Brody) — were de- through sixth-graders will be sent to Maple Grove. Findley (Harding) - All fourth-grade pupils who live in the 3100 block and north of the 3100 block and all fourth-graders who move into- the Findley area after June 5 will enroll at Harding for fourth grade. Granger — No fiHh-and sixth- grade pupils from Jackson will be transported to this school in the fall. Hillis—All third-grade pupils who live south of Urbandale avenue will attend Hillis. Howe—Second and.third-grade pupils who live east of E. Fourteenth street, and third- gtafde pupils who, live south of Park avenue, arid~ first-gracle and second-grade pupils who live south of Thofnton avenue and east of S.E. Eighth street will be transported to Jackson. McKinley—An optional district, with Washington being assigned to McKinley. • Phillips—All pupils in the present Rose attendance area who live west of E. Twenty- ninth street will be assigned to Phillips. Rose—Closed as an attendance center. Stowe—All pupils in the Rose attendance area who live east of E. Twenty-ninth street will be assigned to Stowe. Studfebaker—Some kindergarten, second-and fifth-grade pupils will be transported to Maple Grove. When a storm is about to strike— KRNT RADIO The New Sound in Town warns you i HUNT FOR SUB TOULON, FRANCE (REUTERS)—The American Oceaw- graphic ship Mizar will start searching this week for the wreck of the French submarine Minerve, lost two years ago with 52 men on board. ON PASSBOOK SAVINGS Come in,Call or Write for information SAVINGS ind LOAN ASSOCIATION 515/282-0236 6th indHigh Des Moims, Iowa 50308 values. "That is why I and so Young Cambodian Troops 'Fighting on Shoestring 9 By George McArthur - • iiTh* Lot Angeles Times "OUTSIDE NEAK LUONG, CAMBODIA - Some of the Cam- tyftdjan soldiers moving into new defensive positions along the Mekong Delta east "of Phnom Penh are barely 15 years_old^ .Th'ey have~only one clip a gf ammunition each for rifles they have fired only a few times. The cheerful but awkwardly inexperienced Cambodian troops are still fighting pretty rttuch' as they were when serious Viet Cong and North Vietnamese eruptions began about a month ago, which is to say that they have yet to hold any piece of territory the Com- we're determined to take. . Only Sunday, it appeared possible that there might be a ground linkup with South Viet- nqmese units and American advisers coming up Highway fairly low level. It is rare to find radios at all with the Cambodians. Messages, when they are sent at all, still frequently go back and forth by runner and sometimes via an occasional passerby. Two days ago, a convoy arrived at Kompong Cham with three truckloads of recruits, that nobody had told anybody about. This sort of thing happens in any army, but it seems to be almost the rule in Cambodia right now. Everybody 1 front Saigon. To forestall any such possibility, the Viet 'Cong simply dropped back along the highway and handily took the ferry .town, of Neak' Luong, which is a highway crossroads with Route! 15 4o northern rubber plan-i lations. ' ,lh .effect, this gives the Viet | Cong a corridor some 30 miles deep in places, linking their bprdjjr sanctuaries in the Me- .lidng Delia wilh Ihe jungles to the north from which the Ho Chi Minh trail emerges. Cambodians still are forced to fight on a shoestring while Viet Cong units are supplied with pack radios down to a FIGURE When you figure on getting sequentially numbered forms you can count on R&S reliability— right here in Des Moines. MICR encoding too (electronically • checked). Just about any business ioim printing, custom and stock- all under one roof. Means speed and convenience, let the man . trom R&S figure it all out for you. just call the number below. I'S RECORDING & STATISTICAL DIVISION 2510 Bell, DCS MoiBK- (515) 244-1195 for a bargain Here's one you can believe in. Call me early. I'm often busy later in the week. I'm your Register and Tribune Ad Viser. If you want to run a Family Want Ad on the weekend, call me on Monday or . Tuesday or Wednesday if you can. If you wait until later in the week, it may take longer to reach me because my line will be busier. So unless you like to wait, phone in your Family Want Ads early : 'in the week. Call 800-362-1836 from anywhere —in Iowa, and we will automatically pay for your •-•call. In Des Moines dial 284-8141. LeSabr*C;U$toni! u What makes the Buick LeSabres we sell such bargains? We're dealing, for one thing. Spring is here and we're nmking up for lost time during those cold"winter months when everybody stayed home by the fire. We're going to make it real easy for you to get into aBuick and celebrate Spring. But that's Only part of what makes a bargain a bargain. What about the car? Can you believe in it? EveryBuickisbuiltwithintegrity. You get things like a cooling system that should never overheat, even with air conditioning. You get Buick's unique suspension system—AccuDrive—that makes this LeSabre one of the best handling Bujcks ever, \bu can even order a 350 cubic-inch, V8. With four-barrel carburetion. That delivers 285 horsepower. Yet. runs on regular gas. So, let's put it this way, If you want a bargain, we've got the ingredients. The car. And the deal. 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