Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on June 18, 1970 · Page 74
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

A Publisher Extra Newspaper

Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 74

Phoenix, Arizona
Issue Date:
Thursday, June 18, 1970
Page 74
Start Free Trial

Page 74 article text (OCR)

Donald Rumsfeld OEO eases draft ruling tor VISTA United Press International WASHINGTON - The director of the Office of Economic Opportunity has told VISTA volunteers that he will support their efforts to get occupational draft deferments if they asked for the deferment before April 23. A letter from OEO director Donald Rumsfeld to VISTA volunteers announced that he had reversed a policy announced April 21 saying that he was asking the Selective Service system not to give the young antipoverty workers any occupational deferments. The earlier policy clashed only two days later with an executive order from President Nixon, abolishing occupational deferments, but saying that such deferments would be granted for those who held them or asked for them before April 23. Rumsfeld noted in his letter that there was a conflict between his earlier announced policy and the President's order. "It appears sensible to me to eliminate any confusion this could cause," he said. He also acknowledged that his decision to change his policy had been influenced by "the persuasive case made by volunteers and others that a more restrictive policy than the President's resulted in undesirable complications for individuals already in the draft appeal pipeline." One who protested Rumsfeld's earlier ruling was Sen. Alan Cranston, D-Calif., who wrote Nixon that the policy "went considerably beyond the position you announced." VISTA - Volunteers In Service To America—is a domestic Peace Corps that works in remote or depressed areas in the United States. Bureau director says U.S. guilty of female bias NEW YORK (AP) - Elizabeth Koontz, director of the U.S. Labor Department's Women's Bureau, said yesterday her bureau is well aware of discrimination against women because the U.S. government is one of those guilty of it. "Women train guys at the beginning level who shoot past them at the three-year level," Mrs. Koontz told an equal opportunity conference on the 50th anniversary of the bureau's founding. Mrs. Koontz said women are "counseled to go into routine jobs," face quota systems against them in graduate schools, and pay taxes to provide "scholarships that women don't get." Most women don't apply for high positions because they are conditioned against it, she said, and when they do, their applications "go t o the bottom of the file." Cool burglars gone with wind WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Burglars wanted to keep their cool 10 they figured they needed ah* conditioners to do it. Delaware State Police reported yesterday that 17 air conditioners, three dehumidi- fltrs and six water cooler* were taken over the weekend from United Electric Supply Co. Estimated loss was 15,000, police said. The thieves needed something in which to haul their newly acquired cooling equipment so they took a truck from Uie [inn. Nude body of female VISTA worker found in United Press International MARSHALL, N.C.-The nude body of a female antipoverty worker was found in the back seat of a gray government car on the side of remote Hot Springs Mountain yesterday her hands and feet bound with nylon cord. Authorities declined immediate comment on the cause of JIlSJ 16 ** of Nanc y Mor « an > H. of Baton Rouge, La., a VISTA volunteer working as a community organizer in the Appalachian countryside. The body of the former dean's list student at Southern Illinois University was taken to Asheville, 20 miles away, for autopsy. *' car in N. Carolina mountains Miss Morgan, a VISTA worker in rural Madison County since last October, was apparently last seen about 3:30 a.m Monday when she left the home of Jim Adams, a VISTA worker who lived in Bluff, a nearby community. Sheriff Roy Roberts said the girl had apparently driven to Adams' home about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, In the same car in which she was found yesterday, and told Adams she was going home when she left. She was reported missing Tuesday night. Roberts said a local resident, Jimmy Lewis, discovered the car yesterday morning, about 20 feet off U.S. 70-25, a major highway which cuts through the mountains between Asheville and Knoxvllte, Tenn. She was in the back seat of the car, which bore official U.S. markings on the doors. She was nude, her slacks draped over he head. Roberts said the girl's hands and feet were bound with nylon cord and a similar cord was around her neck. He said there were no visible marks on her body. Miss Morgan, who lived in the Shelton-Laurel community, was cosponsored by Mars Hill College and the Rural velopment Council of Madison and Buncombe counties. REPUBLIC The AflioWr RepBff<r%» Phoenix, Thtnrs., Jane 18, Ifff SMALLPOX KILLS 244 JAKARTA (UP1) - A smallpox epidemic swept through the mountain com> munity of Bogor regency 60 miles south of here and kilted 244 persons including babieS and young children, health authorities announced yesterday. drug stores PRICES GOOD THRU SAT., JUNE 20 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK America's Fastest Growing Drug Store) Chain Copyright, 1970, Suptftx Dnijp. Inc. Wi CUT PIp|j|,; B , NOW YOU CUT COUPONS & SAVE AT ALL 17 STORES VALUES TO 4«e ZORIES Rubber between- the-toe sandals for the whole family. SUPE Wi rtMrv* the rlfht to limit quantities SPECIAL LIQUID SUPE $U54-OZ. PLASTIC BOTTLE COPPERTONE Suntan Lotion Fastest tan, maximum protection JOOC LIMIT 1 CASH SAVING COUPON Uth tT.H BETH ANY PHOENIX IM-S511 THOMAS RD.ISCdmOALE lOOTTSDALt 148-3401 HAYDEN PLAZA EAST tUOSOOTTSDALERO. TEMPE966-MM 401 2 E.INDIAN SCHOOL PHOENIX S5S-3600 511IW.OLENDALE OLENOALE W-6269 mm. IE, MCDOWELL PHOENIX IBM094 Ml E, BROADWAY TEMPE MM22T FLAdSTAFF tlthAVE. IOAMELIACK PHOENIX 264-4128 1 328 E. MAIN MESA 888-22B1/ HAYOEM PLAZA WIST 403TN.3lrdAv». 2M-4TI4 ISthAVE. IDUNLAP PHOENIX •44-4447 3538 W. NORTHERN PHOENIX 9I4.B2IT 43rd AVE. I THOMAS RD. PHOENIX 212-8601 6040 N,B8th AVE. OLENOALE 934-5248 PRESOOTT SHOP OUR NEWEST STORE 31 N. Granite Reef Rd w Scoffs dale GREAT INSULATION FOAM COOLER 40-qtiart capacity. Aluminum handle. 98c VALUE . SIX PACK COOLER Foani cooler has 12-quart capacity. Nylon rope handle. 10 JUUC $1.39 VALUE PICNIC JUG Insulating foam keeps liquid hotter or colder, longer. Shoulder spout, metal handle, 1 gallon size. REG. $1.59 INSULATED PICNIC BAG Polyurethane foam insulated. Handle straps all around. Three gay new designs. 69c VALUE HAVOLINE MOTOR OIL QUART SUPE LAMINATED VINYL 16"x32" WIRE COIL Car Cushion SEAT I I SAVING COUPON Don't Get Burned! 98cVALUE STEERING WHEEL COVER SUPE v w w v w WWVVWW $5.95 VALUE VINYL AUTO FLOOR MAT 2" Full front size fits all cars. V4V4V4V4VI REG.99c Ironing board &pad cover set '0 REQ. $4.49 IRONING BOARD All metal. Adjustable i from 25" to 35" high. Folds flat to s.tore. SUPE »lo Vflut '-'. U" >dern Mriqr *Ur Quick drying choice of colors 211 00 i SUPE SUPE ^ »^«r^r*rw WV^ Reg. 89c BLUE BOY BOWL CLEANER 10 BEG. $1.49 BROOM Fine quality corn bristles I I REQ. $2.99, INTERIOR LATEX PAINT 0 A Dries in 30 Minutes. White and pastels. SUPE PAINT REG.99C ROLLER TRAY Plastic tray locks on ladder, 7"roJJ*r. SHELL PEST STRIP Odorless and safe. . Eflect lasts 3 mouths. Kills pests without contact, COUPON

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page