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   Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - July 27, 1971, Albuquerque, New Mexico                                The Weather ALByCJUEIIQUE: Partly loday. Chance for a fow IhundcTshowers later to- dcy. Slightly lower afternoon temperatures. High near 88. Lows 56 Valley, 60 Siinporl. (Details, Page KNAI Good Morning We Wonder It That 08 Mil- lion "Dutiu Buggy" For Tho Moon Drive Was Built By The Lowest Bidder. 9lit Year Volume 3G9 Number Z'l Tuesday Morning, July 27, 1971 30 Pages in Two Sections Price lOc Apollo 15 Given OK for Lunar Landing ieaviest of Summer Rain, Winds Lightning Hit Central N.M. Uy ROBERT V. DRIER The heaviest lliundcrshowcrs of I he summer, accompanied by high winds and lightning, en- veloped central New Mexico Monday the northern section to the Middle Rio Grando. The storm Hooded highways and streets, including those in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, Indigent Court Fees Study Set caused power outages and some runoffs. Stale Police reporter! high water temporarily closed the highways north o[ Santa Fe leading to Los Alamos ant Espanola. Traffic was sloppet when high waters flooded the highway intersection at Pojoa quo where NM-4 to Los Atamos cuts of NM-30 BETWEEN Los Alamos and Espanola vras closed due to to a rock slide along the highway Stale rolicc also reported there was danger of a bridge on NM-I4 being washed out about to 2 miles east of US-85. Telegraph Union OKs Contract WASHINGTON ;otiaton> for env ployes of Western Union Tc'egropll Co. agreed Mon- day niglit to accept a 19 wr-ceiil pay over two years and end a 57-day nationwide strike. J. W. Massey, Western Union manager in Albuquerque, sale employes will start reluming to work at a.m. Wednesday. Massey said about 23 employes in Albuquerque had been on slrike since June 1. E- L. Hageman, president at Ihe AFL-CIO United Telegraph Workers, said employes will begin returning to their jobs at midnight Tuesday. 1'ijcrirm Greeted at (lie Siinport by I-'nmlly nnil Friends Sons Noah, 13, Carlos 2te, Tijerina, Isabel 4, and Wife, Patsy Admirers Mob Reies Tijerina On His Return to New Mexico y BARBARA LAWLESS Dist. Judge Filo Scdillo! f Ihc Valcncia-Sandoval ounties Judicial District lonclay said he will sciit- Uy TOMAS 0. MARTINEZ With strains of mnvlaciu music in the sir and tears ID the eyes of well-wishers, Rcics Lopez Tijerina returned to Albuquerque Monday after spending more than two years in a federal prison. Tijerina, 14, founder of the Alianza land grant group, Jaccs slate sentences ol 1 to 5 and 2 to 10 years [or kidnaping and assault iu connection with the 1967 raid on Ihc Tierra Amarilla Courthouse. Alter his release Monday morning, Tijcrlnn was taken a civil court where he waived extradition to New Mexico on the state charges. An appe.il bond of 110.000 was posted last week on the state convictions. Tijcrina's arrival nt Ihe Sunport Monday afternoon camo after his release from the U.S. Medical Center (or Federal Prisoners In Spring- field, Mo., where he was serving a prison term [or burning n sign in Santa Fe National Forest. A crowd of admirers mobbed Tijerina as he left the plane and took his two youngest and Isabel his arms. Carlos appeared bewildered. His mother, Patsy TLJerinn, Inter explained that the child was only 10 months old when Tijerina was imprisoned, and lie did not know his father. Isabel eagerly embraced and kissed her father as they made their way through the crowd with swarms of reporters and photographers. Tijerina told reporters he could not discuss future plans until he spoke with his pro- bation officer. Jle was released on parole wi'h the condition he would not hold nny office or title within the Allanza. Wilfrcdo Scdillo, Alianjn vice president, presented Tijerinn with a plaque in the shape of the stale ol New Mexico with an inscription thanking him (or having opened many eyes, awakened many minds, Continued on A-10 Rate Hike Proposal Step Closer to OK By MIKE PADCF.T Tho City Commission Monday night approved (he second reading of an ordinance aimed at creating new revenue for the city through a hike in water and sewer rates. The ordinance passed by a 3-1 margin, v.iili Commissioner Word Pnyne voting against the measure. Payne has stoutly op- posed any increase in rales since City Manager Richard SCHMIDT SAID his organization was opposed io th proposed Increase primaril jccause average small hom owners will be paying a large percentage increase than wi the larger subscribers to the city's water and sewer systems However, Harry Klruiey, vie chairman of the commission cald the actual dollar amounj also should be heavily consii posal more than six months ago. Only ore person, Nel Schmidt of the Now Mexico Democratic Council, spoke out against the measure. Wilson first Introduced the pro- ercd and pointed out lhat th avcragc minimum user of watc will pay an average of about more a year for the scrvic compared to "a ?30 or Continued on A-2 lie said improved fringe jbenefits valued at another 4 per cent would go into effect this An Albuquerque couple, iilen-[ year. The company estimated tilled as Mr. and Mrs. Jamesithe oilier benefils are worth 2 Javens, were cut by glass when per ccnl, lightning shattered a window of "WE CONSIDER il a good Hageman said. "The icgotialing committee is r c c ommcnding ratification. a Santa Fc restaurant, Associated Press reported. They were c u s to m c r s in Ihc restaurant at the time, nize requests for free TIIE STORM apparently lashed hardest in the Espanola- Los Alamos-Santa Fc areas and then south across Albuquerque's rimirwl representation and consider putting a llmltj n indigent criminal lees. With only allotted out o[ budget for indigent Judge Scdillo aid fhat without controls "one two cases could completely iplcle our fund." Attorneys arc paid by the lour, "but they often ask pay- ment for 30 or 40 hours o[ research, for attending pre- minary hearings, and other said Scdillo. Scdillo estimated that the new 3th judicial district would han- Ic 70 to 100 criminal cases Trough next July 1. "A NUMBER of people have sked for free legal services. Hit they're in said Sedillo. "Everyone wants lite tale to pay for H, bul If we run jut of funds, we terminate the criminal end of our court." Scdillo said one attorney had called asking to be appointed to represent a client he said was ndlgcnt. 'But J 1old him we would operate on a fee basis, and he said he'd make arrangements nith the client's family for pay- ment the Judge said. A FORMER assistant district attorney, Scdillo said, "I'm close to the courts. I know who the Indigenls arc." While Scdillo said he hadn't discussed the flat lee system with attorneys yet, Albuquerque attorney Raymond Sanchez "has cpresenled some defendants on small matters." Sedillo said he hadn't signed Sanchez to a contract, "bul I have talked Io him, and told him Continued on and out Middle Rio Grande Valley. Albuquerque's Heighls areas vcre struck by winds estimate? at more than 50 miles an hour and a downpour which at one poinl-thc 1800 block of Carol 1.73 inches of rain. Albuquerque had power outages in Ihc Glcnwood Hills section and an area south anc north of Ihc 7600 block of Menau! NE, a Public Service Co spokesman said. THE POWER, was ilcnwnod Hills from about p.m. while in the area around the 7COO block of Menaul ST5, more than 200 residences were without power from to 8p.m. The storm also caused a transformer fuse to blow in Placitas, leaving the community northeast of Albuquerque without power from 5 to p.m., the PSC spokesman said. At Jade Park Mobile Home Estate, WOO San Francisco NE runoff waters washed out anc Continued on A-IS Journal Index Action Line Around New Mexico Classified Comics Crossword Pwzila......H-15 Dally Record............B-16 Editorials ..........A-0 Financial Movies Obituaries Sports ..........B-l-B-1 Stars Say..........IW5 Today's Calendar......A-13 TV Prcvlcn-s Weather TaMr Woman's World Ve're glad the strike is over." The agreement docs nol nclude about 3100 Western Jnion employes uj the New York melropolilan area who are negolialing separately througl .he AFL-CIO Communication Workers of America. The new two-year contrac provides a 10-per-cent genera wage increase e f f e c t i v Wednesday and a B-pcr-ccnt hik a year later, Hageman said. THE AVERAGE Wester Union employe's wage at the Continued on t Voting Today In Corrales Corrales residents today wil elect a mayor, four conncilmei and a municipal judge in their first village election. The Corrales Communit Ccnler located behind the fir station will open from 8 a.m. t 7 p.m. for anyone wanting t cast their ballots. Any registered voter living in he newly-incorporated are roughly encompassing 430 acre extending 300 feel on cither sic of Corrales Hoad from the Be nalillo County line north KoonU Ranch, Ella Driv Mockingbird and Sand View Academy will be permittc to vole. Candid ales are: mayor Harold Diego Garci Orlando Wagner, and Mrs. Ba bara Christiansen; counc men Mrs. Dulcina Curtis, Robert Johnson, Wesley Horacio Martinez, Mrs. Cath- lecn Salce, Richard A-13 Joseph Fischlc Garrelt. A. White-) B-5 man; Municipal Judge John A-8-A-9 E. Browne. Faulty Switch Briefly Perils Space Mission Compiled From Journal (Vires SPACE CENTER, 15 sped toward I he moon Monday night and was cleared to continue toward a lunar landing after a flashing light 'was found to have been caused by a bad switch rather than any serious problem aboard the space- craft. Astronauts David R. Scott, Alfred M. Worden and James B. Irwin Monday morning were launched flawlessly from Capo with their new moon buggy and scientific payload. They were hurled into a 100-mile orbit of the earth and then set course for the moon- Soon thereafter, however, an electrical short, cir- cuit developed and Mission Control said that if it. were found to control critical valves, there would be no moon landing. TIIE TROUBLE WAS narrowed (o some kind o[ short cir- cuit in one o[ two switches controlling the big thrust rocket engines. When Scolt tapped the suspect switch with his hand, (he signal light went out as suddenly as il had come DD, Mission Control spokesman John Riley said the trou- bleshooting convinced technicians that the problem was simply in the switch perhaps B loose connection or a bit ol loose solder and that nothing was wrong with the main spacecraft engine itself. "We're confident we can develop procedures (to work- around the Rilcy said as the astronauts look ultraviolet pictures of earth on their way to the moon. A-H A-14 B-5-B-14 B-15 n-r-n-9 n-e B-16 State Office Acting as Adviser in Westwide Study (This Is (he third In a Jour- nal (crle.! on Ihc Western U.S. WoU-r Plan, or "Wesftrlde" surrey ordered by Coagrcts In 1069. Writers In Iht Journal's Washington and Sania Fo biircias anj on its Albuquer- que staff have contributed to this serk'S on tlie mul'i-mllllnn- rtollsr Io he complrletl In 1917, whlth have a vital bearing on the ei'onomlc find social future of New From ihe Journal's Santa Fc Bureau FE Stole Engineer S.-'fi, Reynolds Is on thtt advisory committee o( the Wiistwide survey being made h." (ho Bureau of Recl mation. Ills office Is In preparation of data when- CVIT sskcd, He said his office specifically is preparing a statistical plan of water usage in New Mexico, due for com- pletion in ihe nojl two years, said the bircp.u also is "relying heavily" on advice given by his o'tice concerning water problems In this slate. "WE ARE participating and will, of course, do everything to sec our problems oi'o con- sidcrert and our Interests taken into account in the be said. Reynolds sees no Increase in we.le for Now Jloxico, however, becau.ie of the [or at least many less the weather ratification aspect of It should produce unexpected results in the near future- He said the rights o( Indians arc. belnt' token into account in the study, along with thoce of all other users. [IE DISAGREED with Ihe charges made recently by William Vet-dor, water law auihorlly with the Rurctu of Indian Affalx's, to the effect the study would result !n giving iway Indian water "Much Mr. Vccdcr has to say, we Chink, is not Reynolds celd. New Mexico cinnot etjxict Io import 109Slfor mnny yoar.v-ftcr.ausc of the prohibition by Congress against any study of water im- portation except Ip norlhern California. is a possi- bility in years to come EO years or so New Mexico could receive additional water from the San ,Iuan if enough water were diverted IB Northern California Io replace il. HE SAID the study is now concerned principally with gcolhermal resources (it the Imperial Valley In California which would Include use o( ihe underground steam to generate 'power nnd of the un- derground walcr lur use in ir- rigation water salvage and wcalher modification. Last winter, he reported, the bureau condiiclo-J a "modest modification operation ir. the Woll Creek Pass area of southwestern Colorado, Results have not been analyzed enough Io know its rtsulls. As for Indian rights, Reynolds said: "ATTENTION be given to Ihc requirements of all walcr users, including In- dians, in Ilia slu'Jy. I dm con- fident their interests will be prolcctsd. The Bureau of In- dian Affairs is an agency o[ the Dcpt. of the Interior, to whio'i Ihp, Bureau of Kcdaniclion alsn belongs. I am confident Ihe jccrelary of the interior will make certain the Indians sre protected." He said already have been essigiwi use of a substantial portion ol Ihe water to which Nev Mexico is entitled from the San Juan Rh'or under Ihe Upper Col- orado River Compact. He snid they ere entitled to "consumptive use" o( aero foci year (or the Navajo Irrigation Project, now urder construction, and acre feet which has besn assigned the Utah Construction Co. Io develop lho Continued A-7 Apollo 15 Timetable CENTER, Houston tUPI) The llmetnhlc lortaj- for flight of Apollo 15. (All limes Mountain a.m. Res', period ends. a.m. Crew changes film in cameras mapping earth. a.m. Astronauts begin exercise period. p.m. Second course correction, if needed. p.m. Telecast of inspection of moon fonder Falcon. The In-minute telecast begins at p.m. as Invin enters Falcon, followed five minutes lalfr by Scotl. p.m. Scott anil Irwin rejoin Wonlcu in command ship Endeavor. p.m. Astronauts begin 30-minulc exercise period, p.m. Astronauts cat prior to sleep period. An official said a previously announced test of the rockel engine, which was suspected to be faully, was cancelled. Flight Director Jerry Griffin had said earlier thnt Ihe lighl indicated a possibility the rocket engine would not work well enough [or Apollo 15 to attempt a moon landing. THE WARNING light [lashed on when the astronauts cut loose from the upper stage o! the Saturn 5 rocket fhat launched them from Cape Kennedy at a.m. (MDT) and turned around to hook their lunar lander Falcon onto the nose of the command ship Endeavour. Their 12-day, w-15 inillion mission to the moon was acknowledged to be the longest, costliest and potentially the. most hazardous in history. But the early hours of Use flight went as routinely as a drive to the supermarket. Vr'ithin seven hours after launch and despite ih? sudden warning light Scotl, Irwin and Worden had finished their firsl meal cream of tomato soup, spaghetti and meal balls, peach ambrosia, chocolate bar and grape drink and sere taking turns looking back at c-aiih through a telescope. "It's a fantastic saiif Scott, a 39-year-old colonel and velcrnn of earth orbital flights, as he viewed the panorama from miles out in space. "As a matter of fad, this sure would br a good place for n space stalinn right he snid, referring to the Skylab program which is io gel under way in April, 1973. TIIE ASTRONAUTS will reach Ihe moon Thursday. Thny look with them million worth of scientific equipment, best wishes from President Nixon and ;in admonition from Scott's flic, Ann, "to hav5 a ball." Tlie craft was so accurately aimed at the raaon that officiah canceled a rocke1. firins planned to correct, any cours? inac- curacies. A course correct ion rocket burn may lie performed late today, however, but officials suid it would be very small. They set a businesslike ton? from the start., when their 53.5- tnn spaceship Ihundcr-.-rt aloft, from Cape Kennedy atoi; a mighty Saturn 5 rocket spewing r-ranRc flemft and billowing smoke. "Gocd job. That iras a very smooth ride all the radioed Scotl a tew rccorids Ics: than 12 minutes allur liftoff, when he had entered orbit, 106 miles ibove etrlh. The Americans set off calmly on their journey less than a month after the Ihrte Soviet cosmonauts of foyur il were killed on return from a 2-1-day space flight, vicllms of air bubbles in the blood as a result (jf sudden dcprcssmiznlion ol their fpscctrafl- Tne sslronauts circled the earth 1 1-2 Vmcf before rt- Conlburd on A-ll   

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