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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - June 1, 1977, Casa Grande, Arizona 815707 Castro Appointment Reported Assured Wants Diplomatic Job Delayed to Help Medicaid Ariz AP Cov Haul Castro has been assured of a diplomatic appointment bgt will not announce Dial he has been given the job until late summer it was The Tucson Omen close to Sen Dennis said H learned Castro wants lo remain governor or several more months in order to assure the survival of the stale Medicaid program Arizona is to become the 50th state participate in the program in August but plans lo have the states N counties pick up the 7 Tuesday in suit fried M the Stale Supreme four has said if the slate is ordered to pay part of the costs he would call a special session ul the legislature The legislature tried to repeal Medicaid thus ear but the mine was vetoed by There has been speculation for months about Castros serving us an ambassador with the Carter Administration in Tucson Tuesday night to help honor Counts Supervisor Sam Lena said his brother Dino a lop aide to Castro is checking to see whether the public would be receptive to his candidacy should Castro step down The family dynasty thing has us said So far the has been ex Also at the Una fete was state Atty Gen Bruce Babbitt another prominent state Democrat has said lie hopes Babbitt decides to avoid the governors race thereby eliminating a primary battle between the attorney genera and Dino Babbitt had no comment on his plans GRANDE Final County s Daily Newspaper V PAK H CASA GRANDE ARIZONA 85222 WEDNESDAY JUNE I 1977 NO 128 Per Copy Next Hope Is Summer Rains San Carlos Wafer Depleted Casa Grande Valley farmers are face to face with the drought they have expected all year and which they took into account when planting San Carlos Lake which is formed by Dam went dry Friday the victim of the lack of spring runoff and insufficient rain Theres nothing now until the rainy season There just isnt any said Norris Soma manager of the San Carlos Irrigation District Weve been in a drought period for several Soma said The summer and fall storms dont give us much water for storage although there are exceptions but it will take a 50or 100 year storm to fill the Water from the lake when available is diverted for use on land in the San Carlos Project which contains slightly more than acres Farmers were told in January their water allotment this year would be a half acrefoot per acre including surface and pumped water Dam and San Carlos Lake are located on the San Carlos Indian Reservation The water is used to irrigate land on the Gila River Indian Reservation and in the Florence and Casa Grande areas Coolidge Dm was completed in October 1928 Fired Through Doors Alaska Pipeline Oil to Cost More Than Expected K Mr it Jhr It the tout dour okas tUk A tiiMI thr holes tv lutr turn nudr bv H Atlantic Richfield Co has told the Interstate Commerce Commission it will cost 04 a barrel to carry oil through the Alaska pipeline much higher than the federal of had expected The rale filed Tuesday with the Commerce Commission also indicates ihe price of building ihe pipeline has ballooned to perhaps 10 times the original estimate of million ARCO officials said ARCO is the first of eight companies that own the pipeline to file the required tariff with the ICC The commission will determine whether the cost lo carry Ihe oil is justified In doing that it will have to place 1 valuation on the pipeline The commission is expected to examine carefully the added costs that have sent the price of the pipeline soaring since construction began in 1974 The line runs from oil fields at Bay on Alaskas North Shore to Valdez on the south coast ARCO which owns 21 per cent of the pipeline placed its share of construction costs including the interest on borrowed money at about billion Assuming the other oil companies are similar the pricetag on the entire pipeline would be about billion ICC officials estimated Economic Poet Hits Sting of Conference tin c U 4 Hud te Carter Stresses Applying Science i M M I to f I it It i foil 111 II I t t Ji I t i1 fs She or Isnt She IIH t l Kama h fat and the slaff at thr be a first for Pictured is aquarium director she U pregnant is it will Murray Newman examining thr mammal in question photo City Manager Of Eloy Resigns ELOY The City Council in a special meeting Tuesday evening accepted the resignation of Tom Devereux city manager effective July 12 Devereux said he will be assistant city manager in a city larger than Eloy in central California He refused to give the name of the city However Mrs Helen Hawse vice mayor said it is Tulare which is north of Bakersfield Devereux has been city manager more than three years Prior to that he served as assistant city manager under Leo Rosbach Devereux said he is leaving because the new job will definitely be a step up as far as my career is concerned The council accepted the resignation and then accepted a See City Manager Page 11 The Weapon Used One Thorny Cactus TUCSON Ariz i API A wouldbe holdup man tried to rob an adult bookstore with a novel but ineffective choice of weapons James Abelman clerk at the Apple Core Adult Bookstore told police a man entered Tuesday night checked to see that Abelman was alone and returned later waving a pear cactus Im going totake alt your Abelman quoted the man as saying But Abelman grabbed a stick whacked the bumbling bandit rushed outside and locked the door behind him The suspect burst through the door and fled Police said they arrested Allen Cross 25 for investigation iif armed robbery Lawyer Says 5 Young Blacks Symbolize Racial in South Death Sentences in Grocery Store Killing Called Result of Coerced Confessions I ui i were and thai 1rii ill when H AM rt are threat ol tin i 11 u in in Terroll K Irurn law center and perhaps M mile tn Jimmy farters have interest in the i i t dubbed as is lately in 11 defendants the Dawson Kive t ii n j Idler signed by slate limn Watsons inn on ed bv threats f i iin savs i 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