Albuquerque Journal, January 8, 1969

Albuquerque Journal

January 08, 1969

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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - January 8, 1969, Albuquerque, New Mexico Today's Smile LONDON wlw broke Jr.lo MijUli iilkry Mordir itole iLEc of I be vortl ID htfti KroidlDE ALB NEW HEX LEADING NEWSPAPER 89th Year 3M Nuaibtr 5 RNAL Good Morning Tha frtnt lUi BTM BJkt4 AlftlH. Khla linki Sftra iJUtrnl TieEr filtrnt. Wednesday Morning. January 8, 1969 60 Pages In Three Sections Price 7c Board Split Troubles Plague Medical Center As It Progresses Li By LAYME VICKEP.S The Bornalillo Counly Medical Center, moving ahead as a teaching facility for the University of New Mexico Medical School, is having its (roubles on an administrative level. In tlic past few days, the administrator lias decided not (o seek reappoinlmenl, a definite split has developed within the five-member hospilal board and differences of opinion have sprung up between majority board members and the Counly Commission. THESE developments moved into the open as: Don Heavner predicted Monday he and the other board members would bo discharged by the County Com- mission within 48 hours. long-term board members accused tlie Counly Commission ol playing politics in making the last three board appointments. legislative tadget auditor rcporls the 1067-08 audil of BCiMC has disclosed an apparent "lack of internal controls and accounting procedures." IIEAYNER'S prediction came Monday when he said he expected the entire board to be discharged bcause it wasn'l functioning as a board. Counly commissionevs' reactions ranged from, "He's talk- ing through his bat" to "No Comment." Earlier, Heavner, a trustee since June, charged board Chairman Don Woodward with running a one-man hoard. He said Woodward was in a "conspiracy" wilh the hospital medical director and Dean Robert Stone of the UNM Medical School (o allow the medical school (o take control of tho hospilal. Woodward and Ihe Iwo other long-time board members Dr. Martin Fleck and Charles Bnmaclni charged in an interview that tho appointment of Heavner WES a politkal move on the part of luo County Commission. "THE LAST three appointments were based on political said Fleck. The majority board members also claimed political dealings on Heavncr's part. They accused him of bringing Gov, David Cargo lo the hospilal to solicit during the general election campaign. Fleck said he wanted to censure Heavner in 'an open board meeting. Bninacini said be and Woodward "Ulkcd Fleck out of it because we didn't want Ihs hospital to get that image even though he (Heavner) had it coming." Balcomb replied he didn't find "anything wrong witb ask- a man lo vote for you." Continued on A-i Voluntary tillage uts Asked Soviet Ideas Listed Reds Said Readying Mideast Peace Plan By The Press In a move to cool the Middle East crisis, tho So- viet Union was reported Tuesday night advancing a plan to have the UN Secur- ity Council post a peacekeeping force on the Arab-Israeli borders. Tho plan envisioning an over all Arab-Israeli peace settlement was given to the United Slates, and Franco late last BriUiin month. DIPLOMATIC sources at UN headquarters in New York gave those emerging details of the yet unpublished plan: would wilhdraw from all the territory it took from Egypt, Jordan and Syria in Ihc war of Juno 5-10, 1967. Jerusalem would be In- ternationalized under UN trus- teeship. Other territory would revert to original owners through negotiation. withdrawal would he car- ried out in stages co-ordinated with reciprocal aclions by Arab countries. example, Israel woulc pull back part way in Egypt's Sinai Desert and Egypt would let Israeli merchant ships through the Suez Canal and the Strait of Tiran; Israel then would pull back further arx: would drop Its bcligei ncy toward Israel. -FINALLY, a UN force woul be stationed on both sides all Arab-Israeli frontiers and de- militarized zones would he c ablished on both sides of Ihos rontiers. The 1907 fighting started aftc 3gypt ordered a UN emergenc orce out of Sinai and then d dared a blocksdc of Israc ihipping through the Strait Tiran, Israel's oullcl lo the Re Sea and Indian Ocean. Security Council wou create the force, small countri would contribute troops to it b he big powers would help nance it and stand ready to ba t up wilh military action Ihcir own. ARAB refugees made homeless by tho 1967 war would K allowed to return (o their homes) among the old refugees, Continued on A-J Bus Plunge Kills 40 CAIRO About 40 persons are believed to have died when a bus plunged into the Nile in the northern part of Cairo Tuesday. The driver, one of five survivors, told police he siverv cd to avoid collision with a car and the bus broke through concrete fence into the river. y FIIA.VKIE JIcCARTY The County Commission as written other govern- icnlal unils receiving prop- rly lax revenues lo sec if icy will voluntarily cut own on their nulhorizcci lilliiges to hold lax cosli nvn under Iho new 3r cent lax assessment Preliminary reaction in icated the city end the floot oiitrol authority would be illing lo go along with such a Ian, while the hard-pressed chools received the suggeslion itli a notable lack o nthiuiasm. IK ACTION was revealed ic same time Iho .Stale ax Commission denied a Dcr alillo Counly request lo make xceplions lo Ihe uniform ralio lie county had asked aulhorily o set the tax ratio at 10-20 per ent on all except the stale's of property [axes. Tin. ax commission ruled Monda; o exceptions will bo made lo ic unfiorm 33 1-3 per cent lax ssessment ralio for persona nd corporate properly in Ncv lexico. Doth IJcrnalillo and Lea County, in appealing to tliei- ilate commission, had said the! miform ralio would a ardship on taxpayers. Bcr- alillo County's present assessment ratio is 10 per cent. IN DISCUSSING Bernalillo lounty's case, Tax Com- missioner Hen Chavez said, 'There's lots of room for ad- justment by changing the mill levy." This is the theory being ex- plored in the loiters scnl by bounty -Manager Carl Allen la he city, the Albuquerque Schools, the Technical- Wants Expected to Exceed Supply of San Juan Water Two-Day Allocation Session Set y WAYNK 3. SCOTT the Jonrnnl'.i intn lltircau SAJNTA t'K The Stale ilorstntc Stream Comrnls- on moots here Jan. 30 and 1. wilh mi impossible (ask cTorc H dividing of iicrc feet of water mong applicants for XX) acre feet. KIGHT-OF-WAY NEEDS: Ed Kaufman of Ed Black Chevrolet points to arrow showing right- of-way requirements for Hie long awaited San Malco widening project as property owner Zach Clem looks on. The automobile firm is on the west side of the street, and will remain untouched but Clem stands to lose his property lo Hie project. Both men attended a hearing on San Malco widen- ing in CUy Hall Tuesday. Related Story on A-2. (Journal photo) Sirhan Trial Slowed Down 8y Legalities Vocational Institute, Metropolitan Flood and tlic Control Authority. Allen's letter, dated Dec. 26, said the County Com- commJssion "is extremely con- cerned" as to the effect of the ncrease on (lie economy of Bcrnalillo County. THE LETTER staled: "Cer- lain legislation might I) e irescnlcd in Iho upcoming session of (he legislalure and different ratios established. In be meantime, the commission feels that consideration must be Continued on A-t Action Line Star in Window Child's Haven Q. I read wilh Interest Ac- tion Line every day. May I suggest something Hint we rto in Iowa thru should be done everywhere? Along the routes the kids tnkc lo nml from school, we placo a large blue paper star in a window ol nt loasl onr. house In each block. We Ihcn (each the kids that (his star means Ihcy arc welcome in case they arc sick, arc molcslnl. or need help of any sorl. II. A. S., Waukon, Iowa. A. You certainly may sug- gesl it and we recommend Ihls as project of top priority. (Additional Action Lint A-16) heartily a PTA LOS ANGELES OB Sirhan Bishara Sirhan'g trial on a charge of murdering Sen. Rob ort F. Kennedy sputterec through opening-day legalities Tuesday wilh the defcnso ch- aining a day's delay. The delay will give Sirhan's awycrs time to write out a re- quest to set ssidc his plea ol nnoccnl and obtain a new lisl ol prospective jurors. His lawyers were denied a re- quest for two juries, one lo de- cide Sirhan's guilt or innocence he other (o set the penalty il le is convicted. The proceedings opened at a.m. and ended at i.m. Superior Court Judge Her- bert V. Walker oredcred a post- ponemenl until 2 p.m. today. bounty Property Tax Deadline Is Today Today is the deadline for payments on the firsl half of Ihe 1SJG3 properly tax bill. Treasurer Itobbin Bishop said tax bills not paid by to- day will become dclinqucnl and monlhly interest will bo charged. She urged taxpayers lo mail payments into the treasurer's office, accompanied by the tax bills to avoid long wails. Because of lack of manpower and machines, she said, there have been long lines of tax- payers each day. Those paymenls postmarked today will not bo considered delin- quent, she said. To Record 7 Per Banks Enem Interest SAIGON boml NFAV YORK Ml Loading banks boosted the interest rate to a iticord 7 per cent Tuesday in Tu( effort lo slow Hie surging economy by making it GOO, lo borrow nnc lied posit io Mart was Ihc second increase In Ills rate the interest charged )ig, solidly rated early loday as corporations heavy 18 when il went up to up bharp cent from per posit today's inili THREE rates are two C' that American on t NEW YORK (UPI) have had to pay in Tuos slock market was dealt punishing blow Tuesday Iho primo rate ISO V several major banks to big borrowers, one v [heir prime rato to an interest charges brought later will seep down to inorlai high of 7 per cent from 6-Ti who buys cent, marking tho third a house, move In less lhan two a refrigerator at Ic Trading was or obtains a Del Possibility of tight money nig been of particular concern economist said, Wall Street lalcly, and Iherc family of interest rates Us now fear lhat the prime upward by an pou boost may touch off in the prime on Ilclalcd Story on new upward movo In ranf north to on Interest rales with a on ol direct effect on the public, as those on home mortgage anc coasumer loans. The prime is charged lo a bank's BfQUFRQCir, AND credit worthy Xci cloudy and Other bearish High lodiy rftr fil. which also ignited .y, ,_ n- sharp retreat when tho nron( vbidi (odAy foe if watched Dow Jones Lcnf.rul. Urjeutcabiy average suffered ils lumlnjr wirier noilh Jn the dny A. f-ooT nurrlM In northern loss in more than I'A years Utft todiy and over aortli muiir. Li'jis uirj Dcrlh-Mi tonight 15.2.1 points included mt coldir Thuridsy 53 do O rir'Ji. W lo Cc certainties surrounding the 20i ryjrUi, 30 ti 40 jectives of tho incoming 9 to li bji Log, I' Weather (UPI) U.S ei-s hammore lull's oroun with in 00 threatening Com Communist assault wrstcp of th 1 r a I d e r s ki< American troop least 58 Reds In said Iho s dumped elgh ahou of bomb Communist bas ng from 29 mile 3fi and 46 mile igation projects in Mexico. But Iwo The acre feet, per year, i Snn Juan Hlvcr water which ill be brought Into Ihe Hio jrando Volley by Iho Snn Junn- hama diversion project now ndcr construction. H originally vas allocated to two small ir- nortlicrn o proposed nms hnvo been found to be ihyslcnlly not feasible. So Iho t-alcr will be re-allocated. THE 1'llOHUiM faced by the commission is even more 'icull lhan lhat which the legislature will bo facuig In financing schools and stale agencies. Tho legislature can always rnlso taxes to get a few more millions of dollars. But there is no way In the foreseeable future for New Mexico to gel additional water. Stale Engineer S. E. Reynolds expects several dozen delega- tions to present their pleas to tho commission for a portion ol tho ncro feet of water, Tho meeting may oven go into a third day, he says, although each group has been asked to Continued on A-7 11-5 ______ H-17 ______ Jl-17 A-fl Ii-IL-13 IMS A-7 ______D-l-2 I A-15 66 'Surtax' Teachers Are Hired Two-thirds of Iho teachers who will bo added lo lira staff of the Albuqucrquo Public Schools next semester as tho result ol (he passage of the surtax already have been hired. Supt. Itobcrt L. Chlsholm sair! to dato GC teacha rs 37 elementary and 29 secondary hnvo been employed to begin work next semester, which starts Jan. 29. Efforts are con- tinuing to add tho others. A problem in hiring at tho secon- dary level is a shortage of mathematics and science cachors, a spokesman said. APS also has let bids on in instructional supplies and materials. Additional teachers and In- Iruclional materials aro among he ways tho million APS vill receive from the Incoma ax surtax will bo spent. Tho money also will bo used to pro- ido salary increases for APS personnel ond building repair nd maintenance. Inspectors Rush to Measure Aussie Meanies Oppose Teeny Bikinis SYDNEY, Australia tfi How many Inches of cloth constitute decency or In- decency in a woman's bikini? This Is tho question on Sydney's beaches, among tho most eye-filling surf-and-sun arenas in the world. Lical authorities r u 1 a d recently that minibikinis must measure at least two inches on the sides of Iho hips. Any smaller piece of clolh might be termed Indecent exposure and tha person responsible could he ordered off tha beach. The edict delighted beach Inspectors who promptly got out Ihcir etce] measuring tapes and leaped lo Ihcir jobs willi new wal. But Ihe Council of Civil Liberties warned: "A beach Inspector who measures tho costume while the girl is In it can be brought up for technical assault possibly Indecent assault." The inspeclors complained. "How can we do our It Is here, and there are sometimes girls on Bondl Beach. Many of them are pouiing. "T think it is said Marijka Vos, 20-year-old Sydney model with a 36-24-M figure. "There is no freedom left in the Marijka, who says she wants to expose aj much of herself as possible to tho sun, often goes to the beach wear- ing a minuscule while picco at cloth tied by strings. "When tho Inspector comes, I put on a two-inch belt which I carry with she said. Hattie Mlass, a 22-year-old Dutch arlist who has been in Australia only a month, was astounded at Ihe restrictions. "Australian girls miniskirts shorter wear than anywhere else in the world, even she said. "Tho beach is free. I think a girl should dress or undress any way sho pleases so long as sho is not naked. "On the French Riviera, girls get by with far less." On Manly Beach, Inspectors said they bad been gagged by Ihc town clerk and could not discuss the issue. Two girls recently were ejected from Manly for violating the two- inch rule by a full I'.'i inches. Brian Davidson, fiftytsh, an Inspector al Rondl for 29 years, expressed a charitable viewpoint. "Tho mother makes Iho bathing suit and tho father drives his daughter to Iho ho said, "so the parents must approve. "My job Is to keep people from drowning. I wouldn't think of throwing one of tho girls olf the beach. They're loo bloody nice." Carlsbad's 81 Is Tops New Mexico continued lo warm up Tuesday as Hoswell showed Uw stalo an BO-degrce record reading a January high for RoJwell. However, Carlsbad topped tha state tempcrature-wiso with an 81 while Ilobbs recorded a 79. Chama had tho lowejt mperature early Tuesday with an 8. Albuquerquo had a high of 55 with a low of 22 at tho Sunport and Valley. ;