Douglas Dispatch, August 10, 1973

Douglas Dispatch

August 10, 1973

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Lawton Constitution And Morning Press, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1973, Lawton, Oklahoma Cochise County's Major Daily Newspaper Serving Doiiglas-Agua Prieta Bishee Sulphur Springs Valley Douglas, Arizona, Friday Afternoon, August 10, 1973 Vol. 71 No. 97 10 Cents 8 Pages oard 'of Supervisors A a on budget The Cochise County of Supervisors delayed adoption of new budget to Monday and will set a new (ax rate on Aug. 20. The continuance was made by a delay from the stale tax assessor's office in releasing the correct property evaluations for I he county on which the tax rate is based. According to County Clerk Madeline Cwiin, (he tentative evaluation t( was given two weeks ago when the budget was tentatively approved by the board. Sim continued, the estimate may change significantly. If the Tward had adopted the tentative budget of it would have had to set the new tax rate Tuesday. The rate, bas- ed on the incorrect evaluations would have been per of assessed valuations. The Board of Supervisors were asked to consider the con- struction of '.three new county roads in the Sierra Vista area to be used as bus routes. Sierra Vista School Superintendent Luther Flick asked for the recommendation. He suggested the roads be built in the Charleston Road area. Funds have been approved for the extension of Moson Road from Hwy. 90 north to Charleston Road. County Engineer Clarence Lint said Construction would begin on Moson Road extension as soon as additional funds and man- power were available. The county engineer said the county only budgets ap- Cochise County Hospital receives accreditation The Board ol Commissioners of the Joint Commission on Ac- creditation of Hospitals has notified Codiise County Hospital Association that the Cochise County Hospital has been granted accreditation status for a period of I ivo years. The gran- ting of accreditation for two years represents the maximum period of accreditation rcsr.King from an in-depth survey of the facility conducted by survey personnel assigned by the Joint Commission. The survey of Cochise County Hospital was conducted on May 16 and 17. In his notification letter ad- to Gerald Conley, ad- ministrator of Cochise County Hospital, Dr. John D. Portcrfield, director of 1he Joint L Police find 21 bodies Tom Taylor Claude Walker Joe Frolic Local FFA students win state awards vri.'re mack1 (luring ilu1 night program of Ilie State L.'iiclci'siijp Co.'ileraico on In-.1 University oi' Kadi a Lvniliuaie and a SI (ill check ironi llu1 Na- tional Fumr? Farmers American J.u'. Alexandria. Vn. A ward iTCipii'iiLi in CoeliiMi Cuunty David Kimbh1. IJvt'-itci-k and Frtmk Soil Waier niLMit. Douglas; Kfl Curry, Pnxiuciion: Davi-J Pruil. ll.'MiH1 Improv-cmi'm; Gilbert Zjauuiiu. Plactinenl i.i AgriciilUiral Production. all frmn EHi'ida; Clay Claude i.iso received a lor Ornarnvtila! Horlicukure a b r o n e Medal tor Pl.ifcnunL in Production. .S'aie Karmcrii Degrees were given 10 Fralie, i Tern Tavior juid Claiidc Walker from the local chapter. HI72 ol' the Year in Agricui'ure will be k'-recl H. Miller Jr'i area Jarmer anti ranehi r. dm H'e FFA (jii-Jt (onignl ai lite U" uf A. ol" t'ne award recipient. ii made annually by over iifiti iigricullurists. leacbci-5. legislatoi'-s. business ni n and other fif the FKA holding ihe M'.norary S I a I t- Degree. U'ilPam Xamudio. K I !'r i Ja was the winner of the Arizona Piiblif Service, Agricultural clrii'ica'itiii Award. He was piesented a check by .Jack McDonald, manager of Co.n- ni unit y Relations during the awards program Thursday Another Kllrida FFA .Mndsai, was given a 225 amp. A.C. welder, ile was first place win- ner in :he welding contest by ihe Dye Oxygen Co. He constructed a go.ise-neck trailer valued at Bisbee council OK' budget The Bishee Cily Council adijpit-t; the Imal midget Tues- day evening .several pi'o- tc.sts heard from JMMII lianciii. .John Grant. John llibic and Mrs. Gra.ssley. UaiiLvii asked fibout of the budget sudi as iHT.-.rniiC'I .sti'vices. I'oiice ire Department, id cenl raise stating that it -l-l per cent more la.-l year and that the Kire Depart- menl was up 25 percent. This i.e was told, becau.-e received no raises and not all departments >Aere negiitialed. The iiueslii.n raised the San Josi1 residents have been taxed on sewers and. ii so, tin-y lo i.c exempt from the la.xes. Banciil was told then: would be a 10 per cenl direct '.ax levied on propcily lor this year only, but will receive a 25 uer tent decrease on properly taxes next year. Itibic proledcti 01: the amount r.l mo'lics fo- properly laxo.s. lie told Ihe Council what he done about legal procedure perlaining to Ihe San Jose sewers, lie said that Hie people -should tiie exacl I'igiii'es on the cost of the whole project and the cos! lo each properly owner, also, San Jose had been pa.ving ta.xe.s un it for U years. Kihie received assurance that Ihe money received on this slill impounded, tic also wauled lo know if Ihe money would slay impounded lill all wi'ie finished. .Mrs. DrocUbank told him that Ihe people would receive a letter on the siwer prior Jo a incciiiui. (ii'ani mentioned ihe higii and quoted a tee from New seuer project was figured, al Alexico. Tne council will lake it one iinvj on .siiuare foolage of under on lowering one'.-, property. Mrs. Brockbank Ihe lee and Ililcy said be could iold him tnal 1'iey iiad gone to and would draw up an amend- r'lioenix reeentiy and menl on iliis lee lo be given to receive S-KIII.OtMl Irom Ihe the Council nexl Tuesday, federal eovernmenl lor tlio Alason asked Ihe City Council si iir.dil '.'.aiili'ii le. Jeiele if thev nappened ihe in tne In his On ibis quesliou and olhei's by Mason. Richard Mrs. Gra-sley quoslioncd Ine ljit, III per kr Ponce ne cemetery. Siie a ccmclcrv wcnk, he laho. care Clevis "answer "bo ol by Ihe cLly people. Salas told lht, her thai there was one man who d knuv.s ilit proL-cdiiivs un bui'ial.-. A oi liie AlcuiiOl (ouu- andlnneralsiuidtheuseoltbe _., a uiiiipmcnl. ho approve ,n Lie across l.iL' jiuaru lur llii1 I'nlk-e and Kiro Deparlnicnl. '.JUY Bandh asked about the S27.7-W A "l'n''S' >lale colleclion ol sales tax mi rccrea ion camla Hicnaid was approved bv the Council. lule.v answered saying lhat llu" 1( cilv and liie coiit'-tlnilecl J dicnce-lnat the stale would co- in Ine program and that the ec a ci v sa os tax and hen eilv s eontn'iulion u> it was ,1 re urn In the citv the lull Bane hi a.sked i tne '..i v amouiil. I be slale could make Council had received anv audits on nuslllcs-inai s boaks il tion lists lor properlv. Kllev needed, lold nini tint! as lo daif they bad received eight erroneous Qppr lists and did nol have a cured JJ-AJLlIk, Tb As provided by the Douglas Fire Department: Highest Temp, yesterday 95 Highest Temp, year ago 87 High record this date (1962J Kill Low Temp, yesterday H Low Temp, year ago (ill Low record tins date (1908) GO Yesterday's precipitation 10.43 Precipitation a year ago 5.59 Tomorrow's sunrise Tomorrow's sunset FOIIECAST Partly cloudy today and Sa- turday with widely scattered afternoon or evening thundei'sho- wers. Slightly cooler clays and slight warmer nights. Highs both days 85 lo 95. Overnight lows in the lills and low 70s. Bisbee 89 ft! Douglas 92 116 Saffnrd............................... 97 (19 Tucson 95 Sierra Visla......89 (i7 No precipitation was reported in Thursday but radar did indieale some i.solated showers over flie White Moun- tains in the afternoon. Radar also showed isolated showers in southeast Arizona .shortly after midnight this bill these tliuiitier- showers now dissipated. Thursday was quite wa, m over the entire state. High tem- tires reported ranged trim fill at Flagstaff to HIS al Ciila Bend. Today will be mostly sunny s.ime cloudiness in the south- easi. Widc-ly scattered thunder- .shovvers are expected in sou'.h- crn Arizona this aflernoon and evening with a few thunder- showers also .slaicd lor the cen- tral mountains this afternoon and evening. Thnndershowcr activity over the .state will like- ly increase somewhat Saturday. With gradual increasing relative humidiu. daytime tem- peratures will be down some over mosi today at Saturday, and low tempera- tures wil] not be as ccoi as the past three niglils. Highs today will range from about 80 in thf mountains to near 110 in the southwest rlosei t.s. Highs on Saturday will range from ilie upper 70s in liie high mountains to near 105 in ihe southwest deserts. Overnight lows will be from are.uitd in Ihe high mountains to near fit1 in 'he lower deserts. HOUSTON I API Police lei- lowing leads supplied by a youth who says 27 young men were victims of a lioniosoxtial procurement ring dug up two more bodies today, raising the lolal found so far lo 21. The two new graves unearthed near Broaddus in San Augustine County about 130 miles northeast of Houston. Two gi-aves weie found in the same area late Thursday. Po- lice said all were (jointed out to t.hem by Elmer Wayne Henley, 17. who has admitted taking 'pan in 'tiie slayings and bur- ials. Henlev told newsmen today that police would find "at more bodies buried in the sand dunes neat High Island." a beach town east of Galvesion. Henley said the bodies found to- day were those of teen-age from the Houston suburb of Pasadena. U the death toll rises as high as Henley says, it would sur- pass that of the largest mass murder in U.S. history the case in which Juan Corona was convicted of slaying 2.5 itinerair, farm workers in Yuba City. Ca- lif. The victims' bodies were found in the spring of 1971. Co- rona. :19. is in prison. Explaining to newsmen why he has pointed out the graves, Henley told newsmen: "I felt 1 owed i! to their parents to 'e! them know what happened to them.'' He did not name ;ii? newly found victims and de- clined to answer some ques- tions, saying the answers wore between him and police. Police said Henley, who at fit'SI said he had killed only Dean Corll. 3'x ihe man he ac- cused cf tiie slayings. changed Ins statement Thursday aad told police he and another youth had helped lure young boys lo Corll lor sex parlies that led to tortuie and death. Police said Henley told them that he and David Brooks. Ill, r.f Housjn. were given lo slO a head for bringing the toys io homosexual parlies ai Corll's Pasadena home. Commission. "The Com- mission wishes to commend vou for maintaining standards deserving of accreditation and for your constant effort to im- prove the quality of patient care. Please be assured of our interest and of our willingness to be ol all pas.-ible help to jon." The Certificate of Ac- creditation is meant to convey the fact that an institution, its governing body, ,ts personnel and its medical staff have work- ed together to seek excellence, and have demonstrated con- ioi'mance with piofcssionally developed and nationally ap- plied criteria. The certificate .should be a mailer pride to lite hospital's personnel and of reassurance to its patients. The purposes of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, wiiich have remained in efl'ccl a.s its fundamental guidelines since its in- corporation in 1952, are lo tslablish operational siand.a'eh for health care facilities and In conduct survey and ac- creditation programs that will encourage health care personnel lo promote high quality of care, to apply certain basic pruicipals: 'of physical plant satsry and maintenance, and In maintain the essential services in the through coordinated etlort of the- organised staffs and tbe governing bodies of Die facilities. Conlc-y staled that Ccohise County Hospital became ac credited for ilie fir.-.l lime in its long history in "Since that time numerous physical and organizational changes have taken place ai (he hospital. These revisions have enabled the hospital to keep pace with the basic standards acceptable for hospital accreditation purpo- ses thai have recently changed snd will continually be sub- ject to change because uf the dynamic complexity of the health care field." Conley added, "Over the past few years the staff of County Hospital Assn. lias work' id diligently to upgrade the quality of care oliercd at the hospital. The results of these of- lorl.s appeared to reach a high point durins.' the recent ac- creditation survey. In addition lo commending the efforts of the staff of the hoapilal, the hospital association's governing board, under t'.ie chairmanship of Toiii Clewes. de-serves hitiii praise loi their spirited and prudent leadership. Cochise County Hospital is presently o.vned by Cochise County and is operated by CiiCiiise County H'ospital Association, a non-profit cor- poralion, whose unpaid Board of Directors consul.1-: of lending businessmen and doctors t.iroiighoni and Cochise Coimtv. Douglas Babe Ruth loses, 5-2 !ue Douglai Bi.bc liiiiii joar-okl All-Slurs nit; on ihi.'ir way home todiiy after suffering llicir second defeat in tiie Western Regional Tonrnuinunl. They lost to Norlh Hollywoad- Toluca Lake in last niglit's game. David Campas got tlie store- of iho ball game llic- I'ourhi iniiinfi. He doubled ana tiien came in home from second when Raul Eaitierrez reached on an error. In the fifth inninj; Douglas .SL-oied again when Gilbert JLiS singled, reacheii second on .1 sacrifice by Donny and came home on a single by liui- lor Fibrrera had Campa? in Hit line up al'in- Campa-s hil by a bail. Tbe Southern California champs scored in the bottimi 11 the fourth or: a single, a balk and a squeeze bunt. In the fifth innins Osborn rc.K'ncil 1'irsl on an error, second on a saeniit'O, and on a single, .lames Corpus then doubled bringing: in Liipe to KOJLO. Tu.> wild pile.iL'.s scored Uvu runs before he .settled down lo gel out the runner with a qiiitk t.u-ort- io Fred Segovia al second and -o '.elire the >ide by getting Jack Fei'iiandex io ground mil to the pile her. Tiiree douliie .Nui-tii Hollywood hoipi-d Id rob ihe Douglas te.un of .seoi'es. Mexico a n d Hollister. CaJil. are .-ull un- beaton in the cuiniiinieni iiud '.liecl al nas San l.ui> O'Dispo li-J on Thiii'sdity Ncvadii San Luis toniiilit al It of gyme the uf ilu1 .Mexicali-Holiister game toniur- and the championship game lor the tournament lu- Si.ndi.y at 1 p.m. boar d tables survey one yd ;md UKI! the vvuld not levied unlil ;i runvd !IM had been vcceivvd. 'H''' Resolution adoption was real by Vice Mayor VcrnoM. gueslions were asked lor and (Irani pr.itr.sirrl lik.. liie expenriiiure of j. "nllay. The budget was approved by i r ti (j. OH e Vi.le ri'porls i (i Mis. ..skid nbuil ;h: have qiuirler on a Iranchisc the already high lie ecu! license sidling that tbtjee ,was_ tercuse from lust Jay Dispatch In liie resular meeting of the Dungla.s School Roai'd Timrsday cvenint: James Creecnan of the Deparlment uf Sociologv at the L'niViTsity ol pr -eolcd a 'proposed pi, in lo survey Douglas High School slllde'ils i-oiicerninii adolescent attitudes h'w.ird tiie law. The is inn per cenl federally himivd under .'-oi.! i have been received I'l-uni Tombstone. Willcox and nishe1' school-, in Catrliiso C-imtj and I'Tiv iiig Salpoi.ile, no in I'ima County, r'ull iwiv..'1'iuiii" i. AllnouK'n a cunplctc list of questions hi he used on the survey has no! been formtilaled, sample questions covered the areas of student social hie he "hangs around atu- denl sexual activities: student and crimes: deni attitudes toward teachers, families. slndenls, law. eie. and .-'.Indent interests and a-.pirations. Creeehan sne-sed leal p-nlicipali'in in Ihe i; striclly wrilicn paienhi consi'iil required. The school di.sii'icl aiay delete any oh.iecliona! from the and Ibe sluilen! li'ia .viy h.- dies li iriv.-.r The be strictly preserved, he .-.aid. However, the local law en- forcemenl officers will ac- cess ilie comjileted tines- tiiinnaires. After disenssion wiih a number of mierested parents taking pail Ihe board fleeid.'d to lake the qui'slion under sludv Hud maki' a in rarly Scptcm'oer. I'lirenis al-n n will In1 al and bids lor heallh in- search near ihe lonn of High Island easi fit here and in the piney woods of Has: Texy.s. Two bodies we unearthed lale Thursday near Lake Sam Uayburn in tile piney woods area. The oilier were uncarlhc-d ai a boal v'i-'- age siall in southwest Houston. Police said Elmer Henley. 17, has admitted pan in lhi: slaying.s and burial- cl Hcnston Police Li. Purler, who is he ing tilt' investigaiion. said ley him ns many as 30 vie- linis may be involved in ;he lhree-vear-long carnage WASHINGTON" lAPi Fed- eral Judge John J. Sirica had court actions raising unre- solved constitutional issues lore him Bolh ask him ordei- President obev Mibpoenas demanding While House and docu- ments i elated in the Walerca invcstiijatiuiis Meanvvnile. I'residcn; Nix.-n h.-.s hi- top :o Camp Oav'id. Md.. coa- sullations as he prepares his Aide.s said .Nixon world ilie weekend working on his :'.J- spouse to Ihe 'ates; (hwelopnients. Thai response is expected 'h- uf week in form nf a nationally televised spetvh and a detailed paper" giving a rehntia' of leveled Xixun and his arlmiiii- iraliun. Cllll.ll.l. N.Vi (APi SC.HI'- chers soned onl conflicting re- ports today as thev tried lo i..- cate ill? origin of radio distre-'. reporls from a boy who said his name was lhat his n- iher collapsed and in- ni'eded iielp. Aulhcriiies s.hd one i.l ihe in the ease was the ab- sence .-if any repai'1 lhai a named UIITJ and his were missing. "We're really in no belirr shape than w.: were when wr heard ihe boy's predicament Tue.silav .wening." said Stale Police Sgt. A.B. Wlnteltonse. "It's my undirounding thai a skip ol a radio .signal is po.s- sible several hundred miles. It could be the signal is bouncing If 1'iir ;