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When I was in Bloomington for a week in 1992 I went downstairs at the 'new' library, pulled out the old microfilms of the IDS and proceeded to jot down notes. Some ILLEGIBLY. There was only one machine for xeroxing and there was a line so I could only xerox a few old pages. ____ ____ _____ ____ _____ _____ _____ ______ SEPTEMBER 9, 1968:: Ted Najam, Student Body President,,, new politics party- lost original standard bearer McCarthy, Wendy Cahill supporter,,, 5,900 freshmen expected,junior division,,, Dr. Frank O Beck dies, beck chapel founder, died 8-17-68 bloomington hospital,,, dean shaffer speak to freshman,,, movie,1984 in GRC dining hall 8pm,,, FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES NOW CAN DRIVE CARS IN MONROE COUNTY- BUT NOT PERMITTED TO REGISTER THEM ON CAMPUS,,, biafra starving,,, release hope falters- Pueblo crew,,, student athletic coupon books- all sports except basketball $12.00, ticket exchange dates,red mon,white tues,blue wed,green thurs,,, cream-wheels of fire,reg $2.78,now $6.29, cheap thrills $5.79,now $4.79, grateful dead-auth. of sw (??) $2.99, steppenwolf, 1st edition #2, Peter,Paul and Mary, late (illeg), The Otherside, Bloomington, large selection of poster art 503 e.kirkwood,all $2.99,,, campus busses, fall sem. $20, Sept 8 to Jan 26, 1969,,, Algol lecture series, Fortran lecture series,,, 2nd sect.-sched of classes pay fees wed 9/11 2.40pm {This probably meant that the second section of the IDS contained the Schedule of Classes for registration},,, ____ ____ ____ _____ _____ TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10,1968::: Dean Robert H. Shaffer at Briscoe,,, INTERVISITATION POLICY NOT APPROVED FOR FALL, TRIED IN MAY AS EXPERIMENT, {Note: You guys who didnt arrive at IU until 1967 missed the IU that existed from 1820 to 1967. No visitation. No cars allowed. Women's Hours. It was actually a better situation for those of us who didn't have cars and had to compete with other guys for girls},, Std senate, faculty council,inter-residence halls assoc, Inter-frat concil, panhellenic conference, need 2/3 each unit membership, over 40% of parents approval, Najam wants 7d/wk,24 hr/day visitation,,, 1st woman to get heart transplant-virginia asche {now theres a trivia question for you guys},,, Doors-waiting for the sun, Time/Peace, Look Ard (Brasil 66)(?) $3.88, Revolution- Beatles 78cents, Music Center,Vance,,, FIRST time required to put race,,, Currys Bookstore to have Miss America 1967, 1966, 1968, Miss I.U., Miss S.E.Indiana,,, Orange decal added (between blue (prime) and green (inter red)(?? illeg),,, _____ ____ ____ ____ ____ WEDNESDAY,SEPTEMBER,1,1968::: 8,500 arrive at residence halls,,, 200 for stud (?illeg),,, Goodel named successor to RFK,,, MUSKIE in Indiana,,, APROPOS: "Behind the Poplars, 412 e6th, leather coats {It was where Runcible Spoon is now},,, 1968 Arbutus,,, vonlee- the climax, towne cinema- hang em high, starlite drivein-the fox, west cinema- kona coast, cascade drivein-teenage mother,N37 at city line,mud honey (?), princess rosemary's baby, indiana theatre-petulia,,, Here there was an old picture of the Arby's that was across from the Mall in 68: small, many seats under umbrella out front. (Remember how the only way to eat inside was at those schoolchairs with the one arm wrap around desk, all lined up along the front window?)_____ _____ _____ _____ THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1968::: Registration- sitting on slope across from entrance to fieldhouse,,, IDS editor Marg. Craig-ill, quits, jerry hicks in,,, subscriptions taken on foodlines for star,news,Bloom courier Tribune (?), T.Haute Slr (?), chi trib,,, pork chops 78c/lb, spare ribs 68c/lb, 1 ga bac 58c (?), coff.71c/lb,,, House of pizza med.saus.$2.40, 13", small saus $1.40 take out,,, Currys casual shop- miss americas model fall fashions, mens shoes- brass pl, rivets,chains,pewter, ,,, SCOTTYs- roast beef, hamb, cheesb, fish, big scot, turnovers-peach,apple, milkshakes, coffee,soda,u (?), coke l,s,,orange, root br, sprite, milk, coffee. "The Family's Choice","Down Right Good Eating",,, {Now if anyone says that they had a cherry turnover at Scotties in 1968 you can answer,"LIAR! They only had apple and PEACH!!!}_____ ____ ____ ____ ____ FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 1968::: NIXON IN (Indy? illeg),,, Sophomores unlucky day_, (registration), Don Schearer,Registrar,, Average student takes 49.6 minutes, WORKING ON A COMPUTER SYSTEM, Purdue has it, 9,000 a day, 220 every ten minutes, checked out 300/ 10 minutes{1998: Back then we had those colored computer cards in boxes to carry around},,, IMU Activities Fair 9-5, Alum Hall & Solarium, ,, pom pom team,,, Used books- Aristotles- 124 E3rd{I dont think this was there in 1967},,, WFIU Fm,,, All campus dance 9-12 friday 13th, (tenn ces?? illeg) N.Jordan $1.00,,, WIUS start monday for semester,,, _____ _____ _____ ____ SATURDAY, SEPT 14, 1968::: WIUS STARTS MONDAY FOR SEASON,,, McLAIN SEEKS 39th TODAY {This I recall watching with some of you guys in the room next to the lounge and someoone asked me who the guy was shaking McLain's hand and I didnt know it was an old Dizzy Dean},,, Monroe county state bank, 210 e.kirkwood, digital wether sign {Photo looks like same sign that was there when I returned in the 1990s}{ A NOTE HERE: When I returned in 1991 the SAME graffiti that was on the bathroom stalls in 1968 WAS STILL THERE!! But they finally painted over it in 1992. And all the 1968 trophies in the first floor main lounge from 1968 were still in the case on the back wall!! And so were the photos of some of you guys frozen forever at that age. No new trophies were added} _____ ____ ____ ____ ____TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 1968 {Seems like IDS rarely came out on Mondays}:: WELLS ADDRESSES FIRST FRESHMAN CLASS AS IU PRESIDENT IN SIX YEARS,,, burn seized marijuana,,, Burger Chef- new hot ham and melted cheese sandwich, regular 45c, now 3/$1.00. Lets All Go To Burger Chef {Their slogan},,, Ed's DOG & SUDS- (cartoon of dog like Goofy with chef's hat bet over), hot dogs and root beer, 407 e.kirkwood, FAST CAMPUS DELIVERY, 33 91171 {The 3s were small, implicating you didnt have to dial them),,, mcLain winning 30th {guess this was first issue since he did},,, Used cycles 1967 $395, 1968 $275 (sic),,, _____ _____ _____ _____ WEDNESDAY SEPT. 18, 1968::: ___ ____ _____ _____ _____ TRUSTEES TO VOTE ON HOURS RULES. FACULTY COUNCIL APPROVES LIMITED VISITATION,,,, CAMPUS POLICE ALL TO CARRY GUNS AGAIN, IU SAFETY DIVISION, TWO INCIDENTS- DOW CHEMICAL- FORCIBLE EJECTION FROM BUSINESS BLDG, DEAN RUSK VISIT, On Nov. 7, 1967 STAHR announced decision to disarm them,,,, Black girl, 21, stabbed to death in Martinsville trying to sell encyclopedias,,, Looks like I skipped to: FRIDAY OCTOBER 18, 1968: BARBARELLA at Princess Theatre,,, A Man and a Woman (? movie? album? _____ _____ _____ _____ TUESDAY OCTOBER 22, 1968: HICKOK< McKENZIE PICK UP OLYMPIC GOLD,,, Dudley Moore in 'BEDAZZLED',,,_____ _____ ____ _____ _____ OCTOBER 30, 1968: (MY 19th Birthday and a horrible day of mid-terms from sunrise to late at night}: 7200 Redbooks arrive,,, _____ _____ ______ _____ TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19,1968: EDITORIAL: START GRAPE BOYCOTT!,,, ____ _____ _____ ______ THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 1968: Student Union wants beer, liquor for Dining areas,,, editorial- pershing Rifles guarding Juan Purdue's Body in Union with real rifles,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22, 1968: "DEATH WATCH OVER MISS I.U. CONTEST" {1998: What we were seeing here was the end of numerous old IU traditions},,, _____ _____ _____ _____ SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23, 1968: Oaken Bucket Game. Gonso, /Phipps-Keyes,,, Monte Carlo Party last night,,, (illeg-):CA?P (camp?) MUGG Quadr last moth (mots?),,, _____ _____ _____ _____ ____ TUESDAY NOVEMBER 26, 1968: Giant wreath put on Fine Arts bldg yesterday,,, PURDUE 38-35, REMEASURE of (?) by Ref after 4th down sneak by Gonso- 55 sec later,,, Purdue ahead with 1:30 left, hit 8 passes straight, Leroy Keyes over from one yd line to go 38-35, IU rec. punched kickoff and on two plays drove from 17 to 25 yd line. On 3rd down play Pernell upend for nug??(illeg) and on 4th and long one yard, no response from Remy Meyers when Pont rush onto field. Go into strg wind (strong wind?), 77yds/55sec. Finish 6-4 (4-3). Tie for 5th with Iowa. _____ ______ ______ _______ DECEMBER 10, 1968: Dean of Students Shaffer denies spy charges, "polit surve., compiling pix, tap wires',, najam pres,, craftshops workshops- 2pm, toys & games, 730pm candle stick holders,, ___ _____ _____ _____ _____ WEDNESDAY December 18, 1968: Groundwork for estab. of IU TA Assoc,, Lake Monroe Devel,, TAs accorded observ status on Bl. Faculty Concil,, NEW LIBRARY IN FINAL STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION,, _____ _____ ____ ____ ____ FRIDAY DECEMBER 20, 1968: APOLLO 8 FLIGHT- ALL SYSTEMS GO ,,, one bedroom apt, a.c., garb disp & el. heat, $120/month,,, apts for girls, 620 north college $75,,, bacon 59c/lb,, ice crm (grn pail?,) 79c/gall, potatoes 20lb/99c _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ JANUARY 7, 1969: PROFILE: THE BLACK MARKET { 1998: This was a profile on the destruction of the corner of Dunn and Kirkwood during Xmas vacation 1968 and which led to 'People's Park". I copied by hand the large surrealistic The Black Market sign but I can't put it here.} Photo shows TBM had wooden front. Says happened 1130- midnight, Clarence Turner, owner. Owner of whole corner: Larry Canada (who put in that full page anti-war ad), on 500 block, Mayor Hooker, Police Chief James East, Dan Sullivan- manager of The Otherside which moved there ('located in same bldg s BM'), Vernaon Rogers- co-owner of 'The Thing'- also in bldg, (note: Canada gave space to various left groups upstairs),,, HONG KONG FLU,,, IRHA APPROVES OF VISITATION ON THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS STARTING SECOND SEMESTER.,,,_ _____ _____ _____ _____ JANUARY 8,1969: NEW ASSEMBLY HALL TO BE BEST IN BIG TEN (to open 12/70),, NFL-AFL DRAFT,,, Faculty council oks vot seats for stud pres, vp ,,,, Black Market Destroyed night of Dec. 26, 1968. 500 blk east kirk, $500 REWARD!,, "OWNED BY N-----S AND HIPPIES" {1998: I deleted the word},,, _____ _____ ______ _____ JANUARY 9, 1969: letter to the editor: "The recent destruction of The Black Market in Bloomington",, bombing,,,_____ _____ ______ ______ JANUARY 11, 1969: photo: Black Market, corner of Kirkwood and Dunn, photo shows the old stop signs in big oil drums still in middle of intersections, shows a laid-back building next to blue dental office bldgs that were still there in 1995. Bldg on side towards square and old streetlamps,,, Gov. Roger D. Brannigan farewell,,, NAMATH INSISTS JETS WILL WIN SUPERBOWL!,, photo of graduate library dimly lgts Dunn Meadow,,, snowball fighting editorial,,, _____ _____ _____ ______ THURSDAY JANUARY 16, 1969 : MARK SPITZ TO I.U.! _____ _____ _____ _____ JANUARY 23 1969: THE GABLES GETS NEW MANAGEMENT, mentions red lamps hanging from ceiling and florentine glass in window over front doors,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ JANUARY 29, 1969: I.U. and Purdue okay Indianapolis merger_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ FRIDAY MARCH 21, 1969: movie 2001 at Indiana Theatre. {Now this I don't understand because I was not at IU from Feb 1969 to Feb 1970 yet I went to see 2001 at the Indiana with Val. They must have brought it back. Or it ran for a month before this.} _____ _____ _____ _____ APRIL 9, 1969: INDIANA GOES TO EASTERN TIME NEXT JUNE. EDT this Summer, Nineteen minute difference between Fort Wayne and Terre Haute,, _____ _____ _____ _____ SEPTEMBER 8, 1969: DIRKSEN DIES!,,, tough new student conduct code adopted by trustees,, FEES INCREASE: $325/$745 { That increase, meant to pick on the minority anti-war movement, knocked me out of college for three semesters and forced me to go to York College and transfer credits},,, Burger King, Home of the whopper. "Look for the sign of the king on the bun" {When was b.king built?} _____ _____ _____ _____ WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1, 1969: "Midnight Cowboy"- at The Village ( college ave, shopp center, 1711 n.coll ave) _____ _____ _____ ______ TUESDAY OCTOBER 14, 1969: FIRE AT BRISCOE!!! Early Saturday morning, 9th floor lounge, mens side, tv set north end lounge overheat and ignite. "on monday an incinerator in Wright backed up and filled first floor with smoke (Dodds, Furguson,,, _____ ______ ______ ______ DECEMBER 11, 1969: R.Emmett Tyrell, grad, Editor of 'The Alternative" has mock anti-war rally _____ _____ _____ _____ WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 1970: Photo of bridge near 'Free student commons' that has snow on it _____ _____ _____ ______ JANUARY 30, 1970: APARTMENT EXPLODES, GAS, 516 North Grant,,, Registration: Soph. fri. 1/30,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ FEBRUARY 4, 1970: COLLEGE DEFERMENTS SHOULD BE LIMITED TO (illeg. Of all the stupid times to scribble: ' peagl.., UNFa..} Senate Sub Comm,,, fanny hill- t.cinema, snow white-pricess, all live!,, ____ ____ _____ _____ FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6, 1970: SEVEN DAY GUEST HOURS ENDORSED- one step (illeg), 'Halls of Res. Comm supp',,, NIXON IN IND.,,, Student body pres. Paul Helmke,,, drop and add today and Sat.,,, "When I was a third out of the cannon barrel I knew something was wrong" Injured in Jacksonville, Fla,,, _____ _____ _____ ______ SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7, 1970: '2001' held over, Indiana Theatre 2:03-4:29, 6:55- 9:21, today and sunday, {This must be about when Val and I saw it at night},,, Dick and Pat Nixon in Indy,,, Lennon- sht har (??? illeg),,, _____ ____ ____ ____ MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 1970: MCGOVERN HERE SUNDAY,,, ____ ____ ____ ____ WEDNESDAY FEB. 11, 1970: PEACE FAIR- WHITTENB. SATURDAY,,, ____ ____ ____ _____ THURS. FEB.12,1970: "ADMIRED MOST POLL": TK: 19.0, JL: 15.1, EMc: 19.0, EM: 18.5, RN: 18.7, RR: 3.7, NR: 4.9 {I guess JL was Lindsey} _____ _____ _____ _____ FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1970: ARTS AND SCI VOTE ON 4 CHANGES (illeg. de?),,, _____ _____ _____ _____ SATURDAY FEB. 14, 1970: Furness here Friday night,,, Rampage Friday at U.WISC,,, IU Sesque, 70 (illeg mig? mag?) _____ _____ ____ _____ THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19, 1970: EDITORIAL: "LEGALIZE ABORTION!",,, ___ _____ _____ _____ FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 1970: IU qiiz bowl th ngt(?),,, 1972 CLASS GOVERNMENT DROPPED!!!,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ MONDAY FEB. 23, 1970: BOARD DETOURS VISITATION ISSUE,,, BRISCOE FRESHMAN DIES IN ELEVATOR SHAFT {I sure remember this}, early Saturday morning, Thomas E. Wensats,18, broken windpipe, 5am, on top of elevator, between 3rd and 4th floors, (illeg: ? 'ag res hall rules to ride on top') {So it happened early Sat. Feb. 21,1970 at 5am} _____ _____ _____ _____ ______ FEBRUARY 24, 1970: PROPOSED 7 DAY OPEN VISITATION. Perhaps 1pm-2am, ,, Occasional rain interrupts spring-like weather,,, Krakatoa, East of Java at Princess,, Von Lee: The Liber(illeg),,, True Grit: Towne Cinema,,, Sterile Cuckoo also T.Cin,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ FEB. 25,1970: ABM, five more sites,,,_____ _____ _____ _____ FEB 26, 1970,,, {I have no idea what these following notes mean:}: Viet 17.5%, Poll 14.8 %, Rac 14.8%, most mentioned- dom.pov. 14.2 % { Obviously a poll but what does Poll 14.8% mean?} ,,, Prof BURKHEAD of Astro Dept SEES exploding star,,,_____ _____ _____ _____ FEB 27, 1970: Pill for unwed hard to get,,, "Ch (illeg) for Hoosier Hysteria over 400, March 21-final 1970,Hinkle Fieldhouse,,, _____ _____ ___ _____ ____ MONDAY MARCH 2, 1970: NEW SEVEN DAY OPEN GUEST HOURS INTO EFFECT SUNDAY,,, ECLIPSE ON SATURDAY- TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE {I have a photo somewhere I took of it from my room. I also have a photo of a few of you guys in my room waiting for it} _____ _____ _____ ______ WEDNESDAY MARCH 4, 1970: "POLES AREN'T LAUGHING- Singled out by Laugh-In, Johnny Carson, Carol Burnette, Joan Rivers" _____ _____ _____ _____ SATURDAY MARCH 7, 1970: Steel spike fence now protecting sundial,,, eclipse day,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ MONDAY MARCH 9, 1970: {illeg: B Son teams tickets[may be baseball ?] Pop concert comm.,,, Dunn meadow sun-in site, 1,00 show,,swimmers win title again, big ten,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ TUESDAY MARCH 10, 1970: KEITH PARKER, Black Panther- student body pres.,,, ___ _____ _____ ____ WED. MARCH 11, 1970: Grades long standing issue, P-F, credit-no credit, ,, blood drive,,,_____ ____ ____ _____ THURSDAY MARCH 12, 1970: Record 1,467 pints,,, "Last May 8,1969 lock-in, 3 hours, prof. and adm.",,, ____ _____ _____ _____ FRIDAY MARCH 13, 1970: Curtis Tarr to suc Lewis B. Hershey {draft director},,, Wright Quad banner in dining hall kidnapped, 100 lbs jelly beans, quad pres tim yeager,,, _____ _____ _____ _____ Tuesday MARCH 17, 1970: IRHA RESOLUT. ASKS DRINK RULE CHANGED,over 21,,, litt 500- chic (TA) (???) {Notebook from 1992 visit says I scribbled these at 8:15 am} _____ _____ _____ _____ THURSDAY MARCH 19, 1970: FIRST UNITED STATES POSTAL STRIKE CAUSES BLOOMINGTON PILE-UP_____ _____ _____ _____ ____ FRIDAY MARCH 20,1970: RUN-OFF ELECTION SET, Parker (& vp cand mike king) vs Morrison, park-2289, morr 1717, record vote turnout was in 67 when loftman won, now PRP defunct, wright- dillon bustin ind (?),, judy basist USM prot (?) wins as Briscoe Stud Senator Jeff. Airplane, Byrds here May 17,,, Bonanza Sirloin Pit- By-pass 46, 3003 3rd st ( Think should be 13th),, Tape Center 2nd & wal(?illeg),,, (3/20)70 {I have no idea why in parentesis, I scribbled this stuff in 1992), union board, 1st flea mar. con.(?),,Baldoni's controves(?) withdrawal from Pres. race,, (3/20) Coll.mall- cin I- cactus flower, cin II- magic christian,, princess-the lawyer,, "The Scavengers- civil war- held over 6:30 Towne Cinema {I recall some of you guys went to see this and I didnt),,,Ind The- 'Dont drink the water",, barbers' dilemna: his and her hair,,, Ponderosa- grill stk dinner $1.79, T-bone $2.49, 520 s.walnut, 11am-9pm,10pm sat. {Before you get excited by these low prices remember that coffeee was 15c in 1970 and the min wage was $1.60},,, Redwood and Ross: Flare trousers, crushed cords,,, Goldwater- in sympathy for peacetime draftees! _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ ... ... .... .... !!!! @@@@ #### $$$$ %%%% ^^^^ &&&& **** (((( )))) ____ ++++ _____ Dec 4,1998, NOTE: MY TYPING IS THAT OF RUNNING MY POINTING FINGER ALONG THE PAGE ON THE LEFT AND DOING ONE-FINGER TYPING ON THE RIGHT. .. ANYONE CAN MAKE HIS OWN FREE WEB PAGE FOR IU/BLOOM. _____ ____ _____ _____ _____ GOODBYE UNTIL MONDAY DECEMBER 7, 1998. Pearl Harbor Day: also the day the INDIANA UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION tore down the whole corner of Kirkwood and Indiana. Including the old Booknook and Nathan Hales and the rest in 1994. ... LEAVE YOUR MESSAGES ON THE MESSAGE BOARD> It was a real pain in the butt to type it in with a pc that does'nt "cut and paste", so use it, you pirates!... .... Monday Dec 7, 1998: It has been taking me 40,45 minutes to get onto each of my sites today. Plus ten to store and ten to save. That means Im wasting one hour at each site just waiting for something that should be instantaneous..That means I got almost nothing done anywhere today. ____ ____ ___ ____ ____ ____ The above appears to be all the newspaper notes I took in 1992. I don't know what I have in my 1991, 1994, and 1995 notebooks or where they are right now. The rest of the 1992 notebook contains 1967 newspaper stuff, the original copy of the long ongoing letter i sent out to some people while I was in Bloomington in 1992 and assorted notes and scribblings. Who would have guessed when I took down this stuff that I could share it on the web with people?. It is now 12:40pm, Wed Dec 9, 1998 and Im going to walk over to the Penn State- York lunchroom to eat lunch. HERE IS THE DIFFERENCE IN SUNRISE/SET AND MOONRISE/SET FOR DIFFERENT PLACES. THIS WAS ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 9, 1998: NEW YORK CITY: Sunrise 707/set 428,, Moonrise 1104pm/set 1149am est /// YorkPa: Sunrise 716am/set 441 pm.. Moonrise 11:17pm/set 1159am /// BLOOMINGTON,Ind: Sunrise 7:52am/set 5:22 pm... Moonrise 1158pm/set 12:38 pm... This is important as all I have right now are NY Times bits of info......