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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - October 5, 1983, Winslow, Arizona                                Corporation South Lake LT 81+11  THE  WINSLOW Ip Class Postage Paid at Arizona 86047  USPS 247-lt)  1894 Volume 90 Number 34  October 5, 1983  Copy 25 Center Nearing Engineer Council Study Committees Mike weeks ago the Winslow City Council began studying recommendations made by the ASU study to streamline city At that first study session the council considered the recommendation to consolidate city study recommended the following departmental for efficiency and cost a new Public Works Department be formed from the present Wastewater and Streets a new Open Spaces Facilities Department be created from the Golf Course and Recreation a Human Resources Department be formed from the Finance and Personnel The report further recommends that the finance director be appointed as the assistant city administrator and personnel officer of the George Metzger has proposed the following appointments of council members study the matter of the formation of a Public Works Department would be discussed by Councilmen Ken Pete Madrid Jr. and Martin Joel McHood and Mel Bumgarner would discuss the possible formation of an Open Spaces Facilities mayor and Councilman Leonard Graham would be responsible for the discussion of a proposed Human Resources council appointees would work with the staff members of the affected departments and the city timetable has been set for committee Creek Work Engineer Bob Beamish reports that Hallec Construction Co. has completed all construction projects at the Clear Creek Dam at McHood Park and that all that remains to be completed is some Tyler and Padilla were selected by the football team members as the Homecoming King and by Mike Date Set For Five Member receiving a report that there were enough qualified voters on the county supervisors yesterday set Dec. 13 as the date of an election to determine whether the board will be expanded to five Director Sharon Keene reported to the board that submitted last week had 1787 qualified or more than the 1749 needed to place the issue on the was noted that citizens will have 50 days before the election to register if they are not currently registered in Uhe This means the deadline for registering will be Oct. 24.  Mike Visitors Center at tha North Park interchange is nearing according to Bob city The interior work is to the point that Beamish has promised Chamber of Commerce officials that they will be able to occupy the structure by Oct. 14.  lease for their existing office expires on that date and the board has notified their landlord of their intention to vacate by that Chamber of Commerce will be the primary tenant of the 3,300 square foot the U.S. Forest Service and the Northern Arizona Tourism Association will also occupy office work which needs to be completed includes the installation of the air lock in the and the Arizona flagstone needs to be put down in the lobby Beamish Flagstone will also be used on the front which will be graded to form ramps to enter the telephones were to been installed late last for the installation of the solar panels are due this completion and should be ready for occupancy interior work has been finished and now exterior such as the front Walk and will be given full by Mike Visitors Center is by next Most of center will be heated by a passive solar community development obtained a administered by a couple of months ago to be used for Buffalo juniper and Italian cypress trees have been purchased and are in the process of being planted around the Visitors Center and the adjacent Indian far has been committed for the Beamish disclosed at Tuesday Council is budgeted for completion of tpe The building should be by and dedication ceremonies are planed for Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. The are scheduled to coincide with the Winslow Chamber of Commerce Christmas Mayor Metzger has invited governor Bruce to participate in the dedication ind to be grand the Mayor Metzger also plans to invite all the members of Arizona's congressional delegation as well as state officials for the Phil director of the Arizona Department of and Dr. Alan Winslow's consultant on will also be mayor also said that the Masonic Lodge will conduct a cornerstone She hopes that other events can also be scheduled making it an all day Was Wet Month In This Editor and residents will have a fine opportunity to become better acquainted with Native American customs and traditions this is holding its championship rodeo finals in Holbrook at the county In addition to the there will be an Indian fair and pow craftsmen will have their works on There will also be authentic Indian dancing and other programs of pow wow and fair deserves our and I hope to see you there this * * * Columbus Day coming up next here's a thought worth Columbus had turned no one would have blamed No one would have remembered * * Einstein of one of the greatest thinkers of this or any But even he had his problems with figures from time to once admitted that figuring out his U.S. income tax was beyond had to go to a tax is too difficult for a he takes a can all identify with that I Especially every Apr. 15, or normally warm and dry month of September provided quite a contrast in weather for local residents this month began with sunny and dry with the month's high 98, recorded on the first of the The U.S. Weather station reported that there were several near record Columbus Day holiday will be observed by a number of businesses in Winslow on Oct. 10. Among the offices to be closed will be the U.S. Post Arizona Public Valley National Great Western Bank and Western There will be no home delivery of business hours will be maintained by the City of as well as the Roxanne Whipple Memorial Library and Southern Union Gas Co. Winslow schools will also be holding classes as Waste Control of Northern Arizona will be on a regular trash collection The Winslow Mail will be recorded in the first half of all that changed in the last two weeks of From the 17th nine of the month's 13 rainy days were topped by of an inch on Sept. 29. For the month 2.30 inches of rain fell on Normal for September is and the wettest September ever recorded was 2.41 in 1940. In 1957 there was no providing the driest September on 2.30 inches of September rain brought the yearly total to 6.64 Prior to last month the area had received a below normal amount of moisture for the the rains came the temperatures began to drop and a record low maximum temperature for the 58, was recorded on Sept. 29. The high temperatures registered below normal for the month's final twelve days and the trend has continued on into The weather bureau forecasts a return to more seasonable temperatures by the Evenis Planned At Indian JoLynn from 4,000 to 40,000 persons may be attending the Pro and Pow Wow planned this weekend from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9 at the county fairgrounds in The first time that this type of event has been hosted in the Dick president of the Arizona All Indian Fair and Championship the sponsoring says that its difficult to give an accurate estimate of the size of crowd local working with officials of the Rodeo Cowboy originally planned to hold the championship and before long it grew arts and competitive pow wow traditional Navajo dancing and other wanted to have an event that would draw everyone and offer spectators a full program of cultural activities along with the we'll pull in many visitors and spectators along with the and it will give our economy a boost while working with our neighbors in sharing their of tribes from throughout Arizona and the southwest and as far away as Canada are expected to be represented in the three day These may include the Pawnee and Oct. 6, from 1 to 6 all fair are to be and entered with i he judging of exhibits to be from 7 to 10 p.m. ate entry for livestock must be before 8 on Oct. 7. The three days of and exhibits ill be offering those hat visit the fairgrounds m educational and time as they earn of the different Cultures and skills of the Native American from 8 a.m. to 10 the fair days will offer arts and fair and food and other The fair exhibits ' To builds how can a fan explain sitting through miserable weather to watch a 28    29    30    1    2    3    4    turning mostly sunny Friday and Temperatures will remain slightly below turning mostly sunny Friday and Temperatures will remain slightly below of the 1982 Bareback Riding in the second place standing for the Championship this Rodeo to be at 5 p.m. and on at 2 a 4-H stock sale will be in the arts and crafts booths will be both Zuni and Navajo pottery by the sand silk screened Indian Arizona Apache Indian design traditional mask making and photographs on concessions are to include along with hot dop and Navajo fry mutton and mini visiting the days will want to try their hand at the tomahawk and bow and arrow booth with a contest to be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Winner's Circle of the contests will have a entry fee and a first place second and third Whether a or to just try it should be interesting to use the handmade weapons to hit the attractions will include traditional Navajo dancing from 8 a.m. to 12 noon each the rodeo finals featuring the top the gourd and competitive dancing along with the from 1 and grand entry at 6 p.m. on 5 p.m. on and 1 p.m. on community groups will be On Page 8   

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