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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - March 4, 1976, Winslow, Arizona                                1894 Volume 83 Number 3  Class Postage Paid At Arizona 86047  March 4, 1976  L. J. CONNER LEONARD E. B. H. Will Be March 8  total of 1,702 Winslow citizens have registered to vote in the city's general election which will be held Mar. 8, at City Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Absentee voting will continue until 5 p.m. Mar. 5.  will elect the for a two-year and three council members who will serve for four council members are Peterson and Jimmy for the office of mayor are James L. running for his second J.L. and write-in Norman running for council seats are Ralph J. Conner Leonard E. B. running for his second term in and Ralph H. will find four proposed charter changes on the These proposals have to do with the publication of ordinances and legal the minimum amounts of money set for calls for bids and and minimum amounts set for requiring full council there has been a surge of interest in the election during the past the number of citizens who have registered to vote is well below the registration figures for 1974, when 2,143 citizens were registered for the general In that only 1,344 of those registered cast their councilmen discussed the emergency medical training technicians within the Fire Department personnel at Tuesday's work session in City a long the councilmen advised the fire department not to respond to calls for emergency but to ascertain from the call who the person is who needs and the location of the councilmen are planning to hold a special session on the EMT and will invite Flagstaff Emergency League of Cities and Towns officials and others interested to be we go House 2283, while not with the office of city would take them justices of the away from local jurisdiction and put them under state loss of local and loss of Winslow city councilmen kind of a or circuit rider has been suggested for the sparsely settled areas of the lawmakers apparently don't understand how the lawyers in our corner of the Warner city can't prosecute a man and hear his case at the same just aren't looking at small Henrietta Orr is continuing her classroom filming project of Martians That Passed Fourth She's doing the film editing this week and expects to be working on tlie sound part of the production right parents discussion group is continuing to meet every other Wednesday at the Winslow reference for the sessions is The by Rudolph discussion leader is Nancy staff psychologist for the Navajo County Guidance further may call myrl 289-4982...  are going fast for the Orpheus Male Chorus dubbed the by the Vienna will appear in Winslow at the high school auditorium on Mar. 6, at 7:30 may be obtained in advance from music instructors and Arts Association at for music or for all the tickets will be This Paid Editor and in the City of Winslow should make a special effort to cast a ballot in Monday's Council elections are always important to the future of any it is certainly the case the past several we have tried to provide voters information about the We have the candidates final statements in this charges are brought up at the last moment with the full knowledge that an opponent will not have time to respond to such the event such a thing should and I have no reason to believe that it citizens should question the motives of any candidate or committee who would engage in such have been adequate public meetings where any could have been raised and an answer + and Mrs. Tony Espinoza of Holbrook are walking on cloud nine these They welcomed their first grandchild last boy was born to their Mrs. Wilfred Ulibarri on Leap Year's He was named Wilfred in this world on a special day comes rather naturally for the little His father was born on Feb. 22, Washington's And his mother was born on Christmas should make it rather simple to remember birthdays in the Even if they only come once every four the city's general election in 1972, a total of 2,404 persons had and 1,986 exercised their right to show that in the 1970 general 2,107 Winslow citizens were and 1,224 went to the Reports Visitation winter weather conditions have led to a sharp increase in the number of visitors at the Petrified Forest National according to David park reports that during the month of some 27,083 people visited the which is a 17.4 percent increase over the same period last The month of February was even as 29,596 people traveled through the a 26percent increase over last Hospital Funds Not Listed In 1976-77 THE HEART a check for was presented this week to chairman of the Winslow heart by Kaye Hancock and Kevin representatives of the Veria Pare National The check was earned from gate receipts collected at the 25 basketball starring the junior and vs the The rife with questionable calls for both ended an elongated in favor of the 63-62.  Male Chorus Will Perform In Winslow Mar. 6  Orpheus Male Chorus of a singing group with an international will perform in Winslow on Mar. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Winslow High School The chorus as a civic North Of a tight-lipped policy regarding the company's wildcat drilling project north of Gus chief geologist for Webb Resources says only that crews should be with current drilling in the near future and will then move to a new next Falconer will be located in Section 36, 19N and 17E, just north of the highway between Winslow and at a little on the he identified as crew is entirely at the present drilling miles north of near the old city Falconer will as one of its principal the use of music as a means of furthering international understanding and good the members are strictly the singing of the Orpheus Chorus reaches professional Their repertory includes a wide cross section of many kinds of and the men will offer a number of arrangements in honor of the nation's Gerald minister of the First Christian Church of Winslow is a member of the one European the members were given the name the by the Vienna Orpheus Male Chorus is being sponsored by the Winslow Arts and is one of Winslow's official Bicentennial special to association advance ticket sales indicate a Tickets are still available from association members and local music at with tickets for music students available for At the all the tickets will be sold for Considers 96 House are being considered for a 96 house subdivision for the City of according to Don vice president of the New Mexico Arizona Land who was in Winslow last week said that his company is considering the housing and that financing has been which are Due Tuesday On College Bond Navajo County Board of Supervisors met with representatives from Northland Pioneer College last Monday and decided to postpone action on proposed bond issue tentatively slated for Apr. 20.  to William M. chairman of the took this stand to determine our position in you and by next we'll know for proposed million county wide issue would allow for the construction of NPC facilities in the communities of Show Holbrook and if passed by a majority of the voters in the a member of the summed it up just want to get the opinion of the county attorney in this matter so that as a will be able to take proper Palmer and Smith indicated that they didn't feel there would be any problems regarding the bond proposed other the board named Roy A. Deeble as acting clerk of the He replaces Mrs. Nelda Hunt who resigned effective Feb. 27. Deeble also serves as the county financial in price from to will be built between Lee Street and the 1-40 bypass in North Winslow between Apache Ave. and Winslow if the plans are plot plan for the houses has not yet been presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission for although arrangements are being made for city including new water lines and sewage No gas will be available to the as there is no gas main in the follows the gas moratorium which went into effect in Arizona about two years area as outlined for the project is all zoned district governing board for Northland Pioneer College will be meeting in Winslow on Mar. 9 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Winslow 26    27    28    29    1    2    3    Partly cloudy and scattered showers warming trend reached Winslow late last week that the early funding for construction of the Winslow Public Health Service Hospital was in request for funds for the construction of the hospital was not included in President Ford's budget requests which have been presented to the for this newspaper attempted to reach Senator Paul Fannin and Congressman John Conlan for corroboration or denial of the but were unable to gain any information on the had been hoped that construction of the hospital would begin this the government's fiscal year 1975, Congress made funds available to the Indian Health Service for planning the emergency replacement of the Winslow Planning for the replacement facility is proceeding on and if construction funds were construction could commence in 1976.  the fiscal year 1977 Indian Health Service budget request does not include funds for the replacement of the Winslow PHS costs have risen sharply during the past 12 and are outstripping the costs of the as projected by the For this it was hoped that an early construction beginning would be Winslow Hospital is located in a seismic II earthquake In 1972, an earthquake occurred in the which caused several large cracks in the exterior walls of the Public Health Service Indian 1973, the engineering firm of A.C. Schwan and Associates of under contract to the Department Partly cloudy and scattered showers warming trend Winslow High School assistant has been appointed the new high school principal for school year 1976-77. He will replace Dean who resigned as principal to return to classroom assistant principalship for the high school has not yet been according to superintendent of The position has been listed with the and local as well as are being and interviews on the school system's building Dahlen said that it was proving to be difficult to the final 10 percent of the The industrial arts Jefferson School and Bonnie Brennan School additions have not yet been formally accepted by the as small items remain to be or adjustments bus garage is in although the weatherstripping the doors has not yet been remodeled gymnasium has not been put into Dahlen The new flooring for the facility has been and installation is expected to start any made a structural evaluation and issued a report on the The finding of the engineers was that the walls are totally lacking in vertical and horizontal reinforcing and are in an extremely weakened due to age and the words of the consulting magnitude lateral force caused by seismic activity would surely induce forces into this maze of masonry especially the much perforated bearing which could cause a catastrophe similar to the Veterans Hospital of San Fernando funds are urgently needed to replace this facility at the earliest possible experts recognized the urgency of this situation and made an emergency appropriation at that for the planning Additional Congressional local citizens were is needed now if the replacement of is to be realized without current estimated cost of the replacement facility is which includes solar space heating and air for energy The new facility is planned as a 60-bed consisting of 26 general 14 pediatric and six obstetrical In addition to the 26 general medical beds are four beds for an intensive care unit and a 10 bed rehabilitative medicine services will include full diagnostic treatment emergency dental services and specialty Congressional budget hearings are scheduled for Mar. 8-10. Those persons interested in the early funding for the facility have been urged to get their telegrams to the congressional members before the hearings Council Reverses Order For city councilmen mulled over a problem relating to the ordering of a piece of equipment for the new fire truck during their work session Tuesday The situation was presented to the council by Buddy who stressed that the department heads and employees should go through the proper channels when making item which costs more than must be preceded by a call for according to the city a lengthy city officials decided to the reverse the and issue a call for bids on the item as stipulated by the city new fire truck which the city has on and which may be delivered in Winslow sometime in April will cost The purchase price did not include necessary which must be ordered item of equipment under a special covering designed to spelling contest winner in Winslow is Adam who spelled down 30 of the best from Bonnie Brennan and Jefferson Schools on Feb. 24. Adam is the son of Helen hose bed of the fire and which will protect of new fire was apparently not available at the time the truck was The cover is valued at about and was ordered by Mel fire in a telephone conversation with the Van Pelt Fire Truck Company in The okay on the piece of equipment was according to as the truck was about to be painted and the covering had to be Alkire apparently talked with Peterson and with city administrative assistant Jack about the stated that in his opinion the equipment purchase was as the council had figured the fire would cost up to Bradshaw said that when the problem was presented to he indicated that it was out of his the order for the purchase had already been McHood during Tuesday's discussion of the that city officials must abide by the charter indicated in his there could have been a in the amount that had been designated for extra equipment for the fire and he agreed with Peterson that perhaps going to bid was not as there had been only one bid on - the fire He said he saw no need to bid on something that had already been Butler stated that the the council had approved was the purchase of the fire that the council hadn't approved for the equipment hasn't been Butler it right back off the stated that he believed that council should call for then if they got the bid then vote on whether or not the equipment should be  

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