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New Mexican (Newspaper) - March 28, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico Serving New Mexico for156 years THE SANTA FE MONDAY MARCH 28 2005 FIFTY CENTS The Associated Press Pope John Paul II grimaces during an Easter Sunday appear ance from his studio window overlooking St Peters Square at the Vatican Pope struggles on Easter Pontiff tries but fails to speak on churchs holiest day By NICOLE WINFIELD The Associated Press VATICAN CITY Millions waited to hear him but waited in vain And some Cried as they stood shouldertoshoulder in St Peters Square For the first time in his long papacy John Paul II fell silent throughout Holy Week able only to make a few unintel ligible sounds when he tried to speak Easter Sunday In the end the pontiff managed only to greet the saddened crowd with a sign of the cross Aides had readied a microphone and the pope tried to utter a few words from his studio window overlooking the square But after issuing only a few gut tural sounds he just blessed the crowd with his hand and the microphone was taken away Vatican watchers had been anxiously awaiting John Pauls appearance for signs of how the 84yearold pontiff was faring after Feb 24 surgery to insert a tube in his throat to help him breathe After the dramatic appearance many in the crowd cried or applauded in sad appreciation for John Pauls pained efforts to greet them on the holiest day of the church calendar John Paul last spoke to the public March 13 shortly before he was dis charged from the hospital Look its Easter and everybody is so sad and so many have tears in their said Hubert Wichert from the German town of Essen who was in the square A physician from Nice France Milou Drici said he and others were saddened Please see POPE Page A4 INSIDE TODAY Silencing the roar Auditory Integration Training a treatment using music is designed to help people with a number of disorders including autism depression and learning disabilities Health Science Cl Crisis center adds family service With the closing of the Santa Fe Family Center other organizations have stepped forward to help including the Santa Fe Rape Crisis Center Page A2 El padrino de la literature chicana Rudolfo Anaya esta preocupado por la comunidad hispana en Nuevo Mexico Cuando estaba yo chico mis abuelos y padres nos contaban los cuentos Asi se enriquecio la imagination Ojala que no se olviden los El Nuevo Mexicano Dl Payback time for GOP contributors Fortune 500 companies who backed Republicans with their checkbooks are the earliest beneficiaries of President Bushs administration Page A3 Rnal Four is set North Carolina holds off Wisconsin and Michigan State survives double overtime against Kentucky joining Louisville and Illinois in the mens Final Four Sports Bl Todays obituaries Francis Dominic Vilmain 81 Santa Fe March 24 Elizabeth M Purtymun 84 Santa Fe March 24 Please see Page A2 Todays forecast Partly cloudy and warmer High 65 low 27 Page A2 INDEX Annies B5 Classifieds C3 Comics IW Crossword Education Health B5 D3 Cl Horoscope B5 Opinion A7 Police notes A2 Scoreboard B2 Spanish pg Dl Sports Bl The Wests Oldest Newspaper Four sections 28 pages 156th year issue No 87 Publication No 596440 Late paper Classified ads News tips Main office 9840363 9863000 9863030 Hot idea Biomass heating system will keep students warm and at the same tim Two Gallina schools will be warmed by flames such as these fr0m a woodfired biomass plant Photos by Jane New Mexican Bob Ruppenthal senior project engineer of Energy Control Inc of Rio Rancho looks through the window of the first woodfired biomass plant in New Mexico The feds the state Jemez Mountain Schools and Energy Control have joined forces to install the heating system at two Gallina schools as part of a pilot program By STACI MATLOCK The New Mexican When Gallinas Coronado High School athletes take a shower and Coronado Middle School students sit snug in classrooms through the winter theyll owe the heat to wood chips and innovation The feds the state and Jemez Moun tain Schools in Gallina joined forces with a Rio Rancho energy company to install a woodfired biomass heating system at the two schools It is the first such system in the state and only the second west of the Mississippi We are a pilot project to use biomass in school superintendent Rob ert Archuleta said It works Archuleta said Its efficient Its And it will save money Archuleta said he is hoping that utility costs will decline 40 percent to 60 per cent The school district spent last year on propane alone to heat boil ers that warm up water and air The bio mass system could translate to a savings a year Biomass refers to the amount of liv ing material in a given area at a given time All kinds of biomass wood chips manure farm waste can be burned as fuel to heat water and air And unlike fossil fuels such as coal and oil which are finite biomass materials are renew able The partnership between Jemez Mountain Schools the Forest Ser vice the state Department of Energy Minerals and Natural Resources and Energy Control Inc of Rio Rancho began four years ago The school district first teamed with staff at the Carson National Forests Coyote Ranger District to apply for a grant from the forest service to design a biomass sys tem that could utilize wood chips from thinned smalldiameter trees to heat the schools The idea was that the schools would pay lower fuel costs local loggers would If you What Ribboncutting ceremony for New Mexi cos first woodfired biomass heating system When Tuesday Where Coronado High School Gyrn in Gallina From Abiquiii Dam take 96 for 30 miles to Gallina Who jemez Mountain school board and superintendent Coyote Ranger District and New Mexico congressional delegates have a customer for excess woody mate rial and the forest service would have an end market for trees thinned to improve forest health This is a sustainable method for the school to hedge against future price increases in oil and gas said Jack McGowan president of Energy Control The woodfired biomass system has been up and boiling since January at the schools but Energy Control wanted to work out some kinks before the ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning Please see BIOMASS Page A5 Uncle Sam might be eyeing your eBay profits The Associated Press WASHINGTON Hawking baby and chil drens clothes along with some garage sale and thrift store bargains on eBay helps Sunni Wojn arowsky bring in some extra money so she can afford to stay home with her two young boys The additional dollars are great but does she really need to hassle with the paperwork and report her small profit to the Internal Revenue Ser vice Her question posed to the online auction sites discussion board for sellers generated much advice and more confu sion You cant get an answer from said in an interview from her home in Brunswick Ohio It would be nice to have a straightforward answer of yes you file taxes or no you More than 135 million people have registered to use the auction site that calls itself the worlds online Buy ers bought more than billion worth of mer chandise there last year Some people make money by cleaning out items from their closets others use the site to run small businesses In tax law there is no clear bright line that separates fun from profit or a hobby from a busi ness But IRS instructions make it clear that all income a category that includes bribes gambling winnings kickbacks and money made in illegal activities can be taxed When youre working on the Internet its kind of a gray said Bart Fooden a certified public accountant in Woodbury who advises small businesses and indi viduals The big issue is whether youre doing it as a business or The IRS can apply a list Please see IRS Page A4 Dialogue to focus on rift between art and science By DIANA HEIL The New Mexican The creative force plays itself out in the arts and in science But people think of artists differently than scientists What artists have to say seems less valuable than what scientists come up with Why is that We all like to pigeonhole said Cole a Los Angelesbased science writer Cole seemingly has an answer and a question for everything Shell arrive at SITE Santa Fe on Tuesday with both In dialogue fashion Cole will square off with Murray GellMann a physicist she considers to be one of the smartest people alive She once met the Nobel Prize winner for lunch Now Cre ativity at the Crossroads of Art and Science A Dialogue is bringing them together for an unprecedented conversa tion Years ago she never would have imagined such an event Cole hated science in school It was boring It was memorizing It wasnt she said in a tele phone interview last week It seemed completely irrel In college Cole was a politicalscience major who wanted to save the world She changed her mind in 1972 when she met Frank Oppenheimer at Explorato rium the museum of science art and human perception in San Franciscos Marina dis trict She was an education reporter and arrived to get material for an article She left with much more I went to do a story about it and never she said Oppenheimer became her boss at the Exploratorium where she wrote exhibit text and catalogs From then on See DIALOGUE Page A4 If you What Creativity at the Cross roads of Art and Science A Dia logue Who Cole science writer for The os Angeles Times currently on and Murray GellMann a Nobel Prizewinning physicist and distinguished fellow of the Santa Fe Institute When Tuesday 6 Where SITE Santa Fe 1606 Paseo de Peraita Tickets for adults for students seniors and SITE Santa Fe members Advance purchase is recommended f
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