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Scottsdale Daily Progress (Newspaper) - February 8, 1973, Scottsdale, Arizona Arabian opens More than 600 horses are entered in 103 classes in the 18th annual Horse Show which opened this morning at Paradise Contestants from 22 states and Canada are competing for a record in prize Two spectators frame some of the contestants lined up for judging of a western class in the Scottsdale Vol. No. 303 Progress photo by Paul Brown YOUR AWARD WINNING HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER FEBRUARY 8, 1973 35c Per Week - 10c Per Copy Measure proposes to appoint most elected county officials PHOENIX - A proposal that could lead to appointment of most county officials who are now elected was introduced in the state Senate It says that if 10 per cent of the electorate petition for an the board of supervisors shall call an election to decide whether the offices of county school treasurer and clerk of the superior court shall be The Arizona Association of comprised of elected county officials throughout the is opposed to the which is sponsored by the Senate Committee on County and Municipal Richard W. executive director of the Tenure dispute builds A removing tenure protection for Arizona Teachers who strike cleared the House Education Committee bringing mixed reaction from Scottsdale The committee passed the measure by a vote of 6-5 after a union organizer told the committee he favored a strike of Phoenix Union High School District Charles president of the Arizona Federation of Teachers and a Scottsdale High School said that comments from the American Federation of Teachers and his own group's support swayed a number of I personally do not believe this type of legislation is going to deter teacher but to the teachers are going to be more angered by such a repressive Ianello said He said both union organizations are looking forward to Continuing the fight against the passage of the Tom Scottsdale Education Association executive also said that his group had lobbied hard against would say the membership of the association is 100 per cent opposed to that The supervisors would do the appointing if the plan were with the exception of the clerk of the superior court which in some cases could be named by the A revamping the state law on recall elections cleared its second house committee today and apparently will be debated on the floor next House Majority Whip Frank said the leadership hopes to have the measure ready for a floor vote so it can be sent to the Senate next The House Judiciary Committee made a minor amendment to the before approving it in substantially the same manner in which it was The measure is a result of the recall movement how under way against Gov. Jack The Senate scheduled debate this afternoon on a restoring the death penalty for capital crimes in The finally cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee this week after numerous bearings and considerable It would restore the death penalty for certain types of murder in an effort to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court guidelines set down when the court abolished the death penalty as it was presently applied last All persons claiming rights to surface or underground water in Arizona would be required to file a statement of their claim under a introduced in the It would require all water claims to be filed by June 30, 1976. legislation requiring destruction of juvenile arrest records in cases where there is no prosecution was introduced by Sen. Douglas and Sam and eight others It would allow a judge to order destruction of such records after a hearing in which the prosecutor stipulates there will be no prosecution and after the judge established that such a move would serve 20-25 dead in Navy jet crash Calif. - crews using a bulldozer and cranes searched the rubble of a demolished apartment house today for more victims killed when a crippled Navy jet smashed into it Wednesday think there might be as many as 20-25 still said Alameda County Fire Chief Ernest He said it could be several days before the final death toll is Workers in fireproof gear searched gingerly through the remains of the demolished which collapsed into a basement garage shortly after the flaming plane hit and found the bodies of seven including Another 27 persons were treated at Alameda Hospital for injuries and Navy officials said the pilot of the A7 Corsair n apparently tried to make an emergency landing at Alapeda Naval Air Station after one wing caught fire but crashed instead into the apartment two miles southeast of the base and in the heart of a city of 70,000 on an island next to Oakland in San Francisco A John 19, said the Navy jet was all over the and the flames looked like a red The plane hit the building's roof at a 45-degree angle and almost straight to the Servente There was no word on the fate of the Lt. Robert L. 28, Calif. Navy officials said it was assumed he died in the fiery He had been a. routine training flight from Lemoore NAS in About 200 many of them Navy lived in the apartment including the Tahoe Apartments at 1814 Central St. which took the direct About 50 were believed to have been Inside the 27-unit building when the crash took Hayden suit not filed City Attorney Dick Filler said today he has gathered documents necessary for filing a condemnation suit against David Friedman for the extension of Hayden Road across Villa Monterey Golf Filler said he expects the city to continue negotiations with Friedman for the right-of-way even after the suit is filed in superior The city has been unsuccessful in negotiations with Friedman for purchase of the property which would extend Hayden from Camelback Road to Chaparral The negotiations have been going on for the past several Several times during the past year city officials announced they had a verbal agreement with Friedman for a 50-foot-wide right of way which would go through the golf splitting it into two At one time they announced a vocal agreement that in return for the right-of-way the dty would spend up to to relocate several holes on the course and supply to dredge a low-flow flood channel on the which lies in Indian Bend Wash. There are some and several city staffers who are openly critical of Friedman and claim the city should file condemnation proceedings which would provide the roadway with an 80-foot width instead of the 50 feet mentioned in earlier month Sales tax hits record City Finance Director Chad Cowley said today that a record collected in the city's cent tax collections during January indicates that most local residents are shopping in Scottsdale instead of traveling to other trade centers to do their Cowley said that January collections added up to a total of more than for the first time in Scottsdale He said that ail indicators point to continued Increases in economic activity in Scottsdale for 1973 and that tax receipts are expected to exceed million during the next calendar He said it is anticipated that the valuation of new buildings should approach million in 1973 and the dollar volume in real estate transactions is forecast at approximately He noted that one per cent city sales taxes had increased 13 per cent in 1972, compared with the previous year t Taxing trial likely the Filler said he was not sure of the exact date the suit will be but said it will be the near City Councilman Dick who has been outspoken in criticism of negotiations with claimed that Friedman had and was numerous delays put him in a better bargaining suit challenging county's property evaluation program is to go to trial as a result decision by a visiting superior court judge Wednesday denying a motion for a summary judgment against county assessor Kenneth R. No trial date has yet been and Harold one of two attorneys representing property owners in Paradise Valley and South said today he believes Judge Porter Murry of Greenlee County may reverse his decision after reviewing more thoroughly the application for a judgment declaring trending methods used by Kunes a Scottsdale said he and attorney Jerry Levine will meet again with Judge Murry Tuesday to discuss a trial date and the denial of the summary think it was surprising to many how close the margin Carey legislature is going through the back door in forbidding while not enabling collective he collective bargaining law ought to be passed so that a process can be established and the legislature would not have to pass prohibitive he added A court case initiated in Scottsdale resulted in denial of collective bargaining agreements for public and is being appealed to the state supreme Scottsdale School Supt. Gabriel Reuben disagreed that legislators are taking a approach and said that collective bargaining has not stopped strikes in places such as is not unreasonable to think that people making the law in striking must be responsible for their Dr. Reuben ' A 5imila|6^ passed House but died in the Jack Stewart dies jack Bell Stewart 69, the former operator of the famed Camelback died today at Good Samaritan Hospital in He had been ill for some time and had undergone a series of operations in recent He conceived the idea of the Camelback Inn in 1935. With the aid of John C. the inn opened Dec. 15, 1936. Mr. Stewart became Lincoln's protege and eventually owned the In October of 1967, Camelback Inn was sold to the Mariott Motor Hotel Corp. Mr. Stewart was born Jan. 24, 1904 in Cash N.D. He came to Phoenix in 1930 and went to work for radio station He was hired by Gov. Jack then manager of the radio Thirty-five later Mr. Stewart to head Economic Development Board to bring industry and tourism to Mr. Stewart is generally credited with promoting tourism and industry here ever since he first opened Camelback One of his many efforts - to see a football game here - came to reality in 1971 when the Fiesta Bowl was Mr. who lived at 7000 N. Mummy Mountain a Jack and a Mrs. Lloyd T. Visitation will be held Saturday from noon until 9 in the chapel pf St. Barnabas in the 6715 N. Mockingbird Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. The family has suggested that contributions be sent to the Saint Barnabas Memorial fund in Mr. Stewart's Cowley said that Scottsdale is fast becoming one of the state's leading trade centers and he estimates more than one-half of all the retail activity is generated from persons living outside the All this is according to while Scottsdale still has total property tax rate which remains among the lowest in the He said Scottsdale's total property tax rate of per of assessed valuation is less than all other cities in the state except Chandler and He said other Phoenix Metropolitan cities have the following total and Tempe Mesa no municipal property tax but other taxing jurisdictions make up the The tax rate in each community includes junior college and state property taxes plus special district taxes such as for Maricopa County's flood today in the news By United Press International 27 POWs to be freed Sunday WASHINGTON - Sources in the Defense Department today said it looks like 27 American prisoners of war will be freed Sunday night about 65 miles north of The sources said there is no indication of why the precise number 27 has been Indicated by the Viet and they caution that earlier such indications about POW release failed to Pg. 2). RR strike mediated by U.S. Assistant Labor Secretary W. J. Usery Jr. called officials of the United Transportation Union and the Perm Central Railroad together in Washington today to try to end the strike against the nation's largest rail Legislation was proposed in Congress for the same story Pg. 8). Helms confirmed The Senate confirmed today the nominations of Daniel P. Moynihan to be ambassador to India and Richard Helms as ambassador to Canada recognizes N. Viet OTTAWA - Canada officially recognized the government of North The move is intended to put both Vietnams on an equal diplomatic illustrating Canada's on the Vietnam peace observer External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp Canada immediately ambassadors with either Hanoi or Tax assessment ruling sought PHOENIX - Attorney General Gary Nelson plans to ask the Arizona Supreme Court to force county assessors to follow property assessments set by the State Property Valuation Nelson said he hoped to gain a Supreme Court hearing on the matter by Feb. 27. 68 Partly cloudy tonight and Friday with a chance of a few evening Continued high days upper 60s. Overnight low in the low 40s. Probability of measurable rainfall 30 per cent tonight and 20per cent -
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