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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - March 1, 1973, Winslow, Arizona                                ARIZONA 86001 311973  1894  79 Number 4 Second Class Postage Paid Arizona 86047  March 1, 1973  Dispute Hearings Will Winslow Winslow's safety campaign are Mary Durkin and George With the elp of the Winslow High School student council and the auto and with the cooperation of the city Police the teenagers will conduct a free safety vehicle inspection Mar. 9-10.  anel Discusses Detention For holdover juvenile facility for Winslow was subject for a panel Monday night at the High School Wayne Metzger the Panel lembers were the Rt. Mayor Tom Whipple and Adult Probation Harold and member of the Navajo bunty Guidance Dr. |y County Superior Judge Lawrence P. I was and problems and solutions with the of a juvenile panel members outlined plans for setting up and rating the holdover they the omise of in federal if funds from County amounting to can be juvenile facility is a all the members of Be panel According to a facility affords a splendid opportunity to work with juveniles in young people to keep the he have to keep it He noted that is against Arizona law to house Juveniles with adult spelled out particular needs of juveniles who are in The housing facility need not be he but It should offer counseling and a place where those in authority can talk with the boys and It should include a place for and should offer facilities for simple health getting a new he are no ju iri tha t j Continued on Page 4  second half of property taxes in Navajo County are due and payable today 1), and they become delinquent on May 1, according to Raymond county Historical Society is planning to make permanent to the setting of the Birthplace which as moved across the street from the Post These be completed by tourist to give visitors to stop and as they pass through the student are sponsoring a voluntary vehicle inspection to be 9-10... ney will examine major safety areas including steering and seat and will be assisted by the Police Department and Manny Walton's High School Humane Society is planning a meeting Mar. 8, for of electing Juarez with a four-legged friend to come to this bring a The session will be held at City at 8  The organization needs members in order to remain preparations are now being made to hold U.S. Senate hearings in Winslow next week on the land The hearings will begin at 9 a.m. Mar. 7, at the Winslow Civic located near the Winslow of the Senate Indian Sub-committee who be attending are Senator Paul Fannin Senator Dewey F. and James Henry M. Jackson the may also but this could not be confirmed at presstime large group of committee staff members as well ais a contingent of reporters is also expected to be at the Plans are also being made to accommodate several hundred people who are expected to be at the of the Navajo Tribe will at the Wednesday morning which begins at 9 Representatives of the Hopi Tribe will appear before the sub-committee at the afternoon Each tribe has been given two and one-half hours to present its on the number of speakers wishing to appear before the the hearings may continue on Mar. 8, at the civic If time and weather it is expected that helicopters from Luke Air Force Base will be flown in to take the on a flight over the disputed reservation sub-committee is holding the hearings as a follow-up on hearings held last year in on a presented in Congress by Rep. Sam The House of Representatives approved the Steiger last but the Senate delayed pending further study of the m I Jail RESERVATION ] AU Hon DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HOPI AND STEIGER BlU Under Study At would have partitioned the 1.8 million acres in dispute between the two The Steiger was supported by the Hopi The Navajo opposed for the hearing have been continuing all week at the Winslow Civic The center has been a platform has been installed a ' has been set carpeting has been brought to cover lighting fixtures have been lowered from the a letter to the Senate committee Clarence Hopi tribal expressed his tribe's appreciation to the committee for being willing take the time and make the effort to come to the reservation to learn first-hand about our land are con- the generations of injustice we that when under- have the full justice will finally be Hamilton lize that only the Congress of the United States can fully and fairly resolve this longstanding land We are hopeful that your interest and concern for will bring action press official of the Navajo Tribe said this week that he doubted that the Navajo Tribe would have a public statement to make on the land dispute prior to the He that the tribe would present detailed information on the Navajo position at the sub-committee hearing next Officers Speak To Winslow C of Health Service of- on the and told the Kent Aland and Dr. group at the luncheon that he Bobby Brayboy addressed the and the staff members of the Winslow Chamber of Com- Indian Hospital appreciated merce and reviewed the support given them by the the recent efforts on behalf of Winslow Chamber of Of The Methodist Church has organized a young couples Janes and They'll meet Sunday morning at 9:30 in Hall and will start proceedings with coffee and s. There will be a guest and interested couples re Department reports indicate that six drunk drivers during the past Thig is in addition to number of and The stated that the drunk drivers all received nominating committee of the Chamber of Commerce a which has been Nominees board of Larry Johnny Ulas Carol Leamon Pearce Nominations will be open until Mar. 2. This Paul week work has been underway at the Winslow Civic in preparation for the Senate sub-committee scheduled at the center next with the center might find it hard to by the time the hearings open Wednesday taking place seem to be rather at people of the I am are appreciative of the for tn first-hand about Verna Welsh begins her sixth year as secretary of the Winslow Chamber of Commerce on Mar. 4.  always she a person should do what he can to improve the place in which he And the Chamber of Commerce is an organization which is really trying to make Winslow a better to live in and work to improve Winslow is a full time job for Mrs. both in and outside the During working she takes care of and manages the Chamber takes the minutes of dnd helps to prepare financial She disperses information to all parts of the United and to foreign upon request and keeps a library of general information about the She frequently doubles as PR for Chamber Chamber office is also the headquarters for Development Endeavor and Mrs. Welsh serves as secretary for that newcomers or visitors make her office their first stop in and she considers the C of C the front door to the a Storehouse of she conducts negotiations with industries which are seeking to relocate or open plants or and Mrs. Welsh handles correspondence these activity goes on in our office which the people in town may not know are now being accepted by the Chamber for the new board of Board members will be on Page 4  hospital and the community to keep the facility think we're winning the we think they'll allow us to keep the hospital noted that it to put the additional work on Winslow Memorial and that loss or curtailment of health services would adversely affect the 10,-  Aland is working with a personnel and was maintaining a patient of 20-24.  Chamber of Commerce has written a number of letters to Congressmen and government officials on behalf of the and have received replies from Rep. John Arizona Governor Jack Navajos living in the said that the gressmen Sam Steiger Hospital is trying to capitalize Morris Ensemble Festival Awards I ratings at the state solo and ensemble festival held last Saturday in Phoenix were Brenda Mary Joe and the woodwind quintet with Earlene Mike Ay Jim Hancock and Robert receiving II ratings Clarinet and Percussion The soloists were Carolyn neth Sterling Mike Robert Annette Beaty and receiving a division III rating were Renee Jim Summersgill and Sharon city of Winslow received five bids for the construction of the new police and court The low bidder was Brimhall Construction Co. of who gave a base bid of bids were received from Stacey Donnelly Construction Mel Slaysman Construction and Gene low bid received was or more than Winslow has through general obligation bonds and federal and state funding to build the Council members Tuesday night deliberated on how to proceed with construction They observed that during the past five years various plans drawn for the facility have been revised and redrawn to comply with fund limitations and government agency Clearing House designed a jail for us which would have cost more than a million Whipple we had left any kt in the project we could have trimmed the above figures were given as base with three alternate bids requested by the Alternate one included the addition of a toilet and the Alternate No. 2 called for the addition of a second dormitory and toilet and alternate No. three added the sally port. The addition of these alternates would have added approximately to the Brimhall substitutions and revisions were suggested by Justice Planning when it was learned that the bids were above amount available for jail These included 20-year substitutions of cheaper plumbing the elimination of certain appliances TV certain grading and substitution on deletion of sidewalks and members advised that if many of the suggested deletions were later constructed on an individual they would cost the city much more than if they were done at the time of was suggested that the present jail building might advisability of proceeding with construction while seeking permission to use a HUD supplemental grant to approximately designed to finance the water project was city administrative told the council that the bids were but that the city was not giving Council went on record as being in favor of awarding the jail construction bid on Mar. 13.  the council the city authorized the sale of general obligation bonds to low Ely and who presented an average rate bid of 4.95891, for a ten year bidders were average rate 5.16; Young Smith 5.00896; and Valley National 5.16178. The council unanimously approved No. 413, calling for the city to award the contract for the purchase of principal amount of city of Winslow General Obligation dated Mar. 1, 1973 in denominations of The city council approved the appointment of a Two year members appointed were Frank Jenkins and Russell four years members were William Schibi and Earl and six year members were Clarence Clarence and Maxine Fence Co. was the contract to install the fencing for the water department storage Two bids were High bid was presented by Coconino Fence in the amount of and the low bid was in the amount of Hancock of with a bid of was awarded contract the city's sidewalk This will include removal and replacement of sidewalks throughout the city removal of and compaction of High bid was made by Buck After a brief ' shaw was instructed to request of the county engineer information regarding a dike which is being constructed on city property in the neighborhood of French The council accepted the Assessment Protest Forms for coming here to learn first-hand about wish to be gracious hosts to this tie fn someone may have gone the work being Carpeting a as the Winslow Civic for for such limited nas nothing to do with the hearings e the will explain who work at the We don't have to ask who is 8 lor jt - we all know that protest forms are currently available in the Navajo County assessor's office and may be obtained by anyone wishing to file protest concerning the assessment of their real property this according to Navajo County Assessor Cecil protest forms will be available until Mar. 10 and may be filed up to but not later than Mar. 15, Tuley further noted that any taxpayer who has a question about his or her property may seek clarification or information at the assessor's date some 27 assessment protests have been filed with the assessor's said noting that fte has answered nine of the protests so He also pointed out that his office had received over 100 telephone calls in recent the form automatically sets in motion the individual will have a hearing with the county If no satisfaction is obtained at this the individual will then be for a hearing with the County Board of no acceptable solution is forthcoming from this then the protest will be taken to the State Property Valuation Department for a final appeal and final office is on the first floor of the County Courthouse 22  
                            

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