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Sunday, May 5, 1974
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40 · Northwe* ArkaiNM TIMES, S«m4ay, May S, 1974 FAVITTIVILLK, Horatio Aiger in Reverse IManual Labor Tried By College Head KEW YORK (AP) -- IV. Jtifm Coleman has done a Ho- rajjo Algor in He went frcprt college president lo dilch- digger. restaurant sal ad-and- sandwich man and garbage collector. Put now he is back as henrl of^HavcrCord College in Haverford. PH.. feeling enriched by haying laken time off from (he acuMtemic \vorld to e n t e r Ihe World of the manual laborer. "I'm still searching Tor the 1 answers as to why I did it," mused the lean, s a n d y - h a i r e d educator who spent 10 weeks last spring as a blur-collar worker. "I think 1 just wanted lo prove I could work in. live ITK. be happy in a d i f f e r e n t world." ^ After a week spent loii^li- Three Charged For Possession Of Stolen Goods Bonny Waikins. 17. or Spring dale. Rod Bonclli, 17, of Kmilo -1. Springdalc. and Johnny Moreland, 18. of Rogers, were ch.arged Friday in Washington Circuit Court " w i t h possession of stolen, properly. The three were arrested ti Johnson Tuesday night. Tlioy \verc accused of po? jessing a tent belonging to Fret! Vest and a mess kit, a fish d i g p i n p sewer n ing arm Colcrnan at his pot i friend's d a i r y native Ontario. , job in Atlanta ditches for $2.73 'hiladclpliia to preside, in hour and lived on his earrings. "] knew which end of the slin- ·cl tti use hul 1 was not skilled nid ni'vor would have been if 'd stayed Complicated but I'm envious "of those vho can operate it." said Colenan, who ha.s written a hook there two years. m a c h i n e r y b a f f l e s c.\[jcnoncc.s, mie- Collar J r n i n i a l L A College Pres* Jdcnt's Sabbatical. 1 ' QUITS JOB He had lu q u i t t h a t job after ;i couple of weeks to r e t u r n to :h;iinnHi), nt the m o n t h l y board imrctijig of the Federal Reserve I r n p and a trickle box b e l o n g i n g to Ramly CJarrctl, both of 5!!) W h i t h r t r n St.reet. GarrcU and West had t o l d r.-iyclteville policy t h a t t h e 'lems wore t a k e n f r o m .storage cages in t h e basement of their arlmenl building. The llirce were arrested after a di.slurb-mcc' with s o m e youths at Johnson- Johnson Marshal Dick Hoyt said t h c youths were a r g u i n g over t h t equipment, w h i c h he later recognized as matching the description of the items .stolen in Fayclleville. W a l k ins. Bonclii and Moreland have not been arraigned mul are free on $2.500 bond, Bank there. The next stop was Boston vliere Coleman. who has writ- on seven books on labor anrl economics, f o u n d it d i f f i c u l t lo a job and was glad to settle one as a dishwasher. An lour later the proprietor handed him S2 and said, "Sorry, you won't do. 11 "I was absolutely devastated when I lost that job," he recalled. "My salary check Erom U a v e r f o r d ' w a s going to the :)ank cacli m o n t h , but I have never felt more worthless as a person. Because I deal in the world of words, always asking y, it was more frustrating because Ihe boss didn't see the necessity of telling me why. J wouldn't do, and t h a t was it." A f t e r a few desperate days ol job-hunting he was taken on as s a l a d - a n d - s a n d w i c h man al a Boston seafood restaurant, where his MA and PhD degrees from the University ot Chicago were of l i t t l e value in helping h t m cope with the sleadj, .stream of fowl orders. In Coleman's f i n a l job with a garbage f i r m in subnrbar M a r y l a n d fie was rebuffed ir his attempts lo speak lo people along his route. SAMK MAN "There's enough insecuril built into everyone thai it's very important for people to have someone to look riow on." he .said. "I took a ride or Sunday wearing a suit, shaved d r i v i n g a nice car, and people vaved and said hello. The next day I went in their yards to )ick up garbage and they'd be ;onlempUioub. Yet I was the sa-me man. 1 ' The 52-ycar-oIH college presi- lent was pleased to learn as a ditchdigger t h a t "1 had the physical capacity to survive, w h i c h was satisfying to my ego. And I learned to get over ny hangups on four-letter words. They sometimes help, rather than hinder, communication. "Jn the restaurant work there was the satisfaction of being able to keep up with a complex job ant! 1 learned J could cope with noise, since I ordinarily work in genteel and quiet surroundings. 'As a garbage collector the biggest lesson was learning of the contempt of people toward one who does the dirty work of society. Soon we'll have to pay much to get people to do t h a t k i n d of work that they'll have to get respect." But the most i m p o r t a n t outcome of his sabbatical, he added, was lo make him more convinced t h a n ever that students should take a break from school. ;i practice he has long advocated. FAVORS BREAK "No one should go from high school through college withoul lime out," said Colcman. Com of whose five, children have already heeded that advice, "Our experience has been that the This is the place in FAYETTEVILLE Across from Evelyn Hills 1609 N. College n Mellers Photo Drive-In Store, Fayetteville 1609 North College across from Evelyn Hills For Color Prints From Kodacolor f i l m ITS MELLERS PHOTO DRIVE-IN STORES Across from Evelyn Hills 1609 N. College Mellers Photo Drive In Stores Across from Evelyn Hills 1609 N. College YOU ALSO HAVE - DRIVE-IN CONVENIENCE -- You can leave film and pick up pictures without getting out of your car STORES OPEN 9 A.M. to 7 P.M. SIX DAYS A WEEK We do our own developing and printing of Kodacolor film uclcut covne-3 back clearer in mind about why he wants to e there, gets more out of i id contributes more to the assruom." He would also like to see fac ty members follow that prac :e. "I believe we would teach ctler it we had experiences lat shake us up. get us out, o ie particular mold we're in. 1 could design rny ideal world ouhl be president of Haver rd for eight months a year a ng as they'd have me, and be w;iy three or four month oing my thing -- differen inds of jobs, though not a] lanua! labor." Coleman tins retained c rieiuiships with a co-worker a :ie Boston restaurant, lo whic e has since returned as an en uisiastically-greeted customer rid with the driver of the gar _i truck. "He said he sus feted fairly early somethin 'as wrong. Coleman laughec He thought I was a cop spyin « someone hut he said 'Yo 'ere a good worker and a goo uy to t a l k to and that's all ared about.' " Cote-mull, who is divorced nakes use of his restaurant e lerience cooking for dinne larties he gives in the pres: lenl's house on the campus. Focd Point In Community Life Shopping Center Has Impact On Surfaurbia NEW YORK (AP) -- Like the cracker barrel in th old coun- ry store or the soda f o u n t a i n at the corner drugstore, the modern regional shopping mall s establishing itself as a focal point in the life of American communities. Not only have centers captured 44 per cent of the total retail market in the country, but they are fast becoming the nucleus of social, community and cultural activity in suburban America, reports Albert Honor Students SILOAM SPRINGS -- Twenty, four members of the Siloam have been named four members of the Siloam Springs High school senior class have been named Honor Stu dents. They are "Rusty" McGehee Rence McDougal, S a r a h Hughes, Linda Sutterfield LeaAnn Bishop, Karon Breed love. Anita Caughman, Shern Davis, Tim Brooker; Barry Burns. Sherri Gilliland Marvin Hendrix, Karen John son. Bill K i n g , Mary Koeh ler, Carolyn Larsen. B r u c e Luttrell, Sherry McMillen, Pam Minnich, Lynn Siemens, Ton Steele, Angela Wasson. A n n Walenciak, and P a u l a Whit taker. executive vice presi- in everything from belly ent of the International Coun- jl of Shopping Centers. The impact of the mall on the ife style in suburbia is reflcct- ·d in'recent studies that show hat time spent there ranks text to time spent oti the job and at home. Even the energy crisis hasn't dimmed these suburban "Main Streets." Sussman adds. One study shows that shopping trips account for only 6 per cent of tolal f a m i l y trips. The sociological sidestep done by shopping centers since World War f t has produced a glittering array of attractions. In a typical "week al a mall children might be treated to a traveling /.on or performance by a magician. The elderly can find companionship at senior citizens' clubs. SHOWS EXHIBITS Women can see fashion shows, arts-and-crafts displays travel exhibits, cooking demon strations, decorating seminars and yoga programs. Teen-agers often participate hi baton-twirl ing contests, public speaking competitions, square dances and Junior Achievement fairs. The masculine shopper isn ignored, either. He's hired It the mall with sports dcmonstra t i o n s , antique automobile shows, boat shows and camping and recreational vehicle dis plays. Some malls are even offering accredited college courses. Om center in Chicago offers classe ng to first aid or driver educa- ion. A typical example of the cul- ural benefits shopping centers are bestowing on suburbanites - at no cost to the shopper audience -- manifested itself recently at the Northgate Mall n Chattanooga, Tenn. There ihe center's mrchants association sponsord a concr by he center's merchants association sponsored a concert by the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra for 1,500 residents. PUBLIC SERVICE Shopping centers are also nlaving an important part in the" community's public service activities, Sussman points out. · One such program, sponsored nationally by the International Council of Shopping Centers, is seeking suport from stoppers for energy conservation. Sussman says the public education program is reaching millions of shoppers in thousands ot shopping centers. It concentrates on showing consumers how to conserve energy at home, on the job and while shopping. . "We're turning the mall into a 'living laboratory' on ^ the energy conservation theme, he said. "For one thing, we're trying to convince Americans mat carpooling can double the national average of passengers per auto, and that it can save 20 billion gallons of gasoline annually." 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Will complete one garment. Meets Mon., Wed., Friday 2:00 -4:30 p.m. 3 classes--7'/2 hrs. cost $15.00 1st class June 10th IV. MEN'S PANTS Quick and easy methods to make men's douhle knit pants or jeans. Meets Mon., Wed., Fri. 2:00 -4:30 p.m. 3 classes--7',i hrs. cost $15,00 1st class June 17th V. SWIMWEAR Quick and easy--and inexpensive methods in constructing swim wear. Meets Mon., Wed., Fri. 2:00 -4:30 p.m. 3 classes-- 7',ihrs. cost $15.00 1st class June 24 !/2 down payment will assure your reservation. Phone 521-5700 for further detaifs. -IF IT'S FASHtONABL£ FOR TOMORROW, FABRIC CITY HAS IT TODAY-FABRIC CITY Evelyn Hill* "Get With The Gird Who Make It" 321-5300 Open Thursday til 9 p.m. SEWING IS FUN -- SEWING IS EASY -- SEWING IS ECONOMY -- SEWING IS FUN -- SEWING

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