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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - March 6, 1980, Winslow, Arizona                                3322 3xd.Mst St. Salt Lake Class Postage Paid At Arizona 86047  USPS 686-960  1894 Volume 87 Number 3  March 6, 1980  Copy 20 PART in the groundbreaking ceremonies for Monday afternoon were to Cub Richard Mayor Dick Lucio Robert Hathaway the state Margaret interest in the Mar. 10, general election in Winslow has continued to as the candidates have gone into the During the past 52 absentee votes were cast at City 350 person registered to between the date of the primary election and the bringing to about 2,400 the number of registered city reports that nearly 150 voters registered last candidates have combed the contacting discussing issues and declaring Six candidates are vying for council Mel Leonard Joel Arthur Rubi Sr. and Jim mayoral race has sparked some active Ruby Hill Northland Pioneer will be with the gift of six additional acres from New Mexico Arizona Land it was announced this of Winslow officials are pleased with the announcement of approval from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's approval of for community Only four grants were made available in the and only one grant was Winslow competed with five other cities in obtaining the half million dollar With the notice of grant the City of Winslow received recognition for outstanding performance in community from Dick and Jimmy a former who is the owner of an estate has served a two year Graham has served a four year contenders are a retired railroad longtime resident senior citizens a and owner of Graham's Mobile oil products wholesale and a former city active proponent for juvenile programs and member of the board of directors of the Community Counseling Arthur Rubi car inspector for the Santa Fe and a native of James White owner of Navajo Body and Radiator at one time a member of the Winslow Police councilman Sam whose Take Out Nomination future became even brighter Monday with the announcement that a major trucking would be locating an office firm will bring about 80 families to the representing a in excess of officials new such as doesn't just You can be sure a lot of time and effort by many local people has been required to get the development off the may just be the harbinger of things to come for Winslow and the surrounding Our location along 1-40 should make it possible for this area to attract other firms in the transportation join in welcoming the firm and its employees to the they will help the but we are sure they will make many other contributions to the community's life as congratulations and thanks go to all public officials and private citizens who have worked above and beyond the call duty to make the project a a talk at the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce dinner the other Rep. John told of a discussion between a Maricopa County legislator and one from the Maricopa County legislator said that the central part was always helping the northern part of the state when it needed On Page 8  more Navajo County residents have received nomination packets for county Included on the list are five all District 2 Supervisor Johnny Butler of District 1 Supervisor Norman of Sheriff Marlin Gillespie of District One Superior Court Judge John Taylor of and County Assessor Cecil of packets included two County Treasurer Jay DeSpain and County Recorder Jay both of drawing packets were Jody Sixkiller of Snowflake for Theo HunSuker snd Pogue both of Joseph for District 1 and Pete Shumway of Richard Shannon of Ron Roguz of Show Sherwood of Snowflake and Wayne Brewer of Lakeside WINSLOW Daniel Jill Bernie Matthew Sylvia Barger and June Second Class pos tage paid at Arizona 86047 under Act of Congress of March 1, 1879. Official newspaper of the City of SUBSCRIPTIONS RATES in IN NAVAJO Six One Two OUTSIDE NAVAJO Six One Two the packet for District 1 supervisor and Robert E. a Lakeside requested the District 3 supervisor packets and instructions are available from Election Clerk Connie Mazon at the Board of Supervisors Office in the Navajo County Governmental The first filing date for nominating petitions is May 27, and they may be filed until June 26, at 5 p.m. The nomination packets will be available until the final filing previously the list of those requesting nomination packets is generally considered a good indicator of who is planning to run for it was noted that packets might be picked up by one person for use by Families Moving Announces Plans To Locate Office In and Supervisor Johnny The company's site is at the East Until recently the property has been used by Corn Construction Co. during the 1-40 work in the Voters Will Choose Three Council Members this chose not to run for The third council vacancy is the position formerly held by appointee Byron former Valley Bank manager who moved from the This position is currently filled by Stance who chose not to but is filling the position temporarily following election officials have been named to conduct the general Fontella Randall and Grace Edith Mary Elen Swann and Mary Manuel Carolyn Doris Sema and Mollie Janie marshal and Gladys will be by paper All voting will be done at City 21 Williamson between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 there were no write-in the deadline for filing as a write-in is Mar. 7.  Margaret it was Lines announced its decision to bring about 80 families to establishing this city as a relay or division point for trucking member of Governor Bruce Babbitt's Office of Economic Planning and stated that many agencies in Arizona had worked long and hard to complete negotiations for the development does not happen Sometimes the efforts to attract a business or industry into a new location take or Lines move to Winslow involved the team effort of the Governor's the City of Winslow and the Winslow Industrial Development Endeavor Association of the IDEA met Monday morning at the Falcon Restaurant to review the statement of intent to locate in At this time Cub IDEA made the public statement regarding the trucking company's planned move to probably in de la city told the group assembled for the breakfast that the Governor's Office has pledged some in grant funding for the location in is in keeping with Babbitt's announced intention to diversify attempt to spread industrial development to rural funnel it all into Maricopa and Pima which will be made available next will be used for RICHARD vice president of for the purchase of explained his firm's plans for Winslow site during Monday afternoon's construction of a for the installation of an 8 inch water line to Receives Bates announced last Thursday that the City of Winslow received a joint communication from Governor Bruce Babbitt and Senator Dennis DeConcini indicating that the Department of Housing and Urban Development had awarded the City of Winslow a half million dollar grant to continue the outstanding success of Phase I of Project program components of Phase II of Project Destiny which will now be continued allocation of for the continuation of the neighborhood preservation program which has already had a substantial impact in rehabilitating the homes of the elderly and the for the continuation of the blight removal program which in the past year has accomplished the demolition of over 75 derelict buildings throughout the for the development of the Centennial Plaza and downtown These funds when coupled with the grant request recently approved by the City Council means that the downtown will be substantially renovated during the city's centennial to assist in the development of a 100 acre housing subdivision on for the development of parks in the South-side and areas of the The city officials anticipate receiving an additional from the Arizona Outdoor Coordination Commission for the complete development of these two Bates also announced that he has received notice from the National League of Cities that they had selected the City of Winslow as one of the 70 cities from across the nation to receive recognition for outstanding performance in community development from both the National League of Cities and the Department of Housing and Urban this Mayor Bates stated that Phase II of Winslow's Project Destiny definitely propel Winslow into a second century of growth and site and other site preparations Winslow IDEA will be the association behind the total de la Cerda Approximately seven acres of land will be purchased adjacent to the East 1-40 east of The approximately 25 feet by 45 will be erected on this and will provide business offices and of Winslow employees will install the quarter-mile water line; the city will be will own the and will derive the lease revenue from the trucking company's 20 year lease per This money will be used to promote industrial growth and development in seven acres of land for the development site is being purchased New Mexico Land Company at a cost of In the New Mexico Arizona Land Company gave the City of Winslow one acre of land for a which is now being under the direction of a sign headed by Pete D. vice line haul spoke to the group that gathered at the East Interchange for the groundbreaking He expressed the company's enthusiasm for the members of the Robert Hathaway and Richard attended the as did a number of city IDEA members and interested Local officials are proceeding with plans to start construction of the office building and sewer line IDEA members expressed satisfaction in On Page 8  Stagecoach Strong Box Found With Gold 27 67 26  28 70 27  29 57 30  1 57 26  2 64 40  3 54 34  4 55 34  Breezy and changing to rain on and sunny into the Time To is selling at about an ounce in Zurich this This was good news to Melvin a who came to Winslow about six months was on his to finding out just how much a few gold nuggets might be Estimates bandied about at City Hall on Monday ranged all the way from to begin at the acquaintance of the Eddie found what appeared to be an old stage coach strong or a safety box of undetermined in the Sunset Pass Hunter observed an odd under a and dug the box out and brought it in to and Hunter have no idea of the age of the which was built to weighs about 75 The hasp had been or shot from the said he thought it might take a crow bar to pry the lid back on its rusty had heard that was a city museum iti so he lugged the box down to City Hall Hunter was advised that the in Winslow is the branch of the Navajo County Joe museum was summoned Green Room to look at the they were waiting for Hunter was talking to Ed community He poked around in the which contained some and what appeared to be material from the wall of the There were also a few One of these appeared somewhat upon closer and some rubbing between became very and as Hunter described the time Rodriguez the attention had shifted from the box to the just a short time Hunter was on the way to a modern version of a strong safety deposit he could get more specific information about the price of gold in HUNTER holds several dull objects found in an old strong box Monday The upon close examination took on a unique  

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