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Roswell Daily Record (Newspaper) - January 16, 1996, Roswell, New Mexico Inside today Johnson Get tough on juvenile offenders Page Two inmates flee Odessa Detention Center Page Super Bowl XXX could actually be worth watching Page 7 350 Stec0r6 14 NEW MEXICO 88201 JANUARY 1996 14 PAGES TODAY King birthday Speakers at observances say more work is needed Forecast Partly cloudy 42 Page 6 Stocks Market in brief Monday DOW Industrials NYSE AMEX NASDAQ NYSE Diary Advances 957 New highs Declines 85 Unchanged 779 New lows Total issues 22 Composite volume 1995 AP Page 12 Inside police chiefs ask hatecrimes override SANTA FE AP The attorney police chiefs and a district attor ney asked the Legislature on Monday to override Gary Johnsons veto of a hatecrimes The request signaled a likely theme in the 1996 session that begins Tues day efforts to enact into law measures that the Legisla ture wanted but the gover nor Page NMMI falls in tough game against Midland The New Mexico Military Institute Broncos ran into a perennial juggernaut in the Midland rather than roll over and the Broncos battled and fought their way hard enough to put a scare into the Page 7 Index Comics Crossword puzzle Dear Abby Entertainment Financial Hints from Heloise Movies Obituaries Opinion 13 13 6 13 12 6 14 9 4 People in the news Public records Sports Television Vistas Weather 13 14 6 The Associated Press More work is needed to turn the dream of Martin Luther King into former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders said Monday at one of the nations many observances of the slain civil rights leaders He left us the movement that we shall over but Im not sure weve Elders told a crowd of about at the University of Michigan in Ann We still have a long way to the first black surgeon said that if King were alive he would be sad dened by the breakdown of decaying neighborhoods and the rise in young people killing each who would have been 67 was killed April His birthday was made a federal holiday in and President Clinton marked it by preaching racial unity from Kings former pulpit in Observances elsewhere ranged from somber to Some focused on ordinary others on national See Page 3 Hundreds mark birthday at 2 local events Sunday Chris Schneldmlller Record Staff Writer The Curtis Hayes said he dreams of the day when the celebration of Martin Luther King birthday can fill Roswells largest auditor ium with It didnt make it there but the hun dreds of people who attended two events were reminded of Kings commitment to equality and nonviolence and the need to further those ide als Hayes was the main speaker at the first a program of songs and prayer organized by the Roswell NAACP chapter at Galilee Baptist It was the program was really Everbody just was on one said pastor of Aldersgate United Methodist The title of Hayes speech and the theme of the program was Dont Let the Dream Die Keep Hope Even though King faced hard opposition to his work for racial equality and saw some of his dreams he did not allow hope to Hayes He knew that he was the of deferred See Page 3 AP photo Twoyearold Aaron Willis enjoys a musical toy as he and 18monthold Daphney Davis look on while they wait for the start of the Martin Luther King parade Monday in Los Roswell area has variety of legislator Helen Gaussoln Record Capitol Writer SANTA the 1996 legislative session opens at noon Roswell will be represented by a contingent of state lawmakers with a range of experience and from Senate Maj ority Whip Tim Jen nings to freshman Republican David Heres the Roswell contingent Barbara Perea in her 12th year as a is a native of Las Vegas who came to Roswell in II 96 New Mexico The Goddard High School Spanish teacher is a member of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee and the Agriculture and Water Resources and chairman of the Rules and Order of Business Committee and the Corrections and Safety Subcommittee of the finance She said accessibility to constituents is among her strengths as a legislator and helping constituents with problems one of her primary Ive done everything from babysitting to fixing she Ive helped get a family home helped helped mothers get child support and fathers get joint Ive looked for lost cows in Baca You name it and Ive done And I loved it all because I love Emmit a 72yearold doctor and sur attended his first ses sion in The Republican is a member of the Public Affairs and Rules committees and the Senate Select Commit tee on Jennings is not expected to attend opening day ceremonies today because of Tim the Senate majority whip and a senior member of the Roswell said he raises sheep for wool and meat and a few cows when he isnt working in Santa The 45yearold in his 18th year in the is a Roswell native who began his political career as a county commissioner at the age of The Democrat said he decided to run for the County Commission when he heard a group of people talking about the absence of a candidate for the Dexter and Hagerrnan I thought it was an oppor tunity to meet he I never dreamed Id but I did and its been a member of the Finance and Committees said See Page 3 The bright side NEW AP burglars escaped from jail because a door Installer didnt know which end was The new rear door at the Perry County Jail had been hung upside so the lock didnt Two Inmates took advantage of the goof early using a piece of a light fixture to open the Sheriff Car los Herring This is simply the fault of the Herring Theres nothing for me to do now but get another welder down here and turn the thing back Jailers hadnt realized the door was upside down because the lock had a metal block around it to prevent people from jimmying the sheriff Dog killings are example of animal abuse problem Pay By Mail billing changes According to Daily Record circulation man subscribers in the Pay By Mail PBM billing meaning they pay for three or more months at a will begin receiving bills in their newspaper if their carrier is par tidpatingin the papers new billing The newprog ram begins with February Subscribers who receive their bill at a post office box and wish to continue doing so should notify the Circulation Department at Subscribers whose carriers have chosen not to partici pate willcontinue to receive their bills through the Subscribers who pay monthly are not Jason Bunch Record Staff Writer Who is killing Holly Tylers dogs That question has haunted the Tyler family for nearly a year now since their dog Samone was found The dog died after eating a piece of tainted meat that was thrown into their yard at 1731 Ohio by an unknown Sam ones death came after nearly 14 hours of agony in which Tyler sat with the dog as it It was torturing Tyler It wasnt just killing In memory of Tyler named another of her which are half chow and half dingo Six months after the birth of Samone tragedy struck again this in the form of a On the dog was shot in the and died due to She was six months and so Tyler My dogs mean so much to and I cant understand how anyone would do The nightmare didnt stop On a third was found with its neck cut from the back of the head to the Eclipse was not and accord ing to appears to be The police were very but they said that there was nothing we could do because it was a Tyler We can really only do something about it if we had witnessed something Then we have the option of taking them to court and suing them for Tyler said that a lawsuit is little consolation after the loss of her dogs Its not the its the Tyler Its a breathing Tylers plight is not According to Charles supervisor of Ani mal Control in the death and torture of animals in this city is Cruelty in Roswell is Island It exists Dogs are cats are It happens a To stop the abuse and death is Island because of the need of an eyewit See Page