Midland Reporter Telegram, February 9, 1977

Midland Reporter Telegram

February 09, 1977

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Midland Reporter-Telegram (Newspaper) - February 9, 1977, Midland, Texas HOME EDITION THE BEST INVESTMENT FOR YOUR ADVERTISING DOLLAR DIAL Box TEXAS VnV Aft Daily Sunday FEBRUARY 28 4 SECTIONS t tf r h ANTHONY walks Richard real estate through downtown Indianapolis with a shotgun wired to Hairs Kiritsis commandeered a police car near the Indiana state capital and took Hall to his west side Story Page Midland City Council Tuesday called a charter amendment election April 2 for four proposed If adopted by the four single member districts would be the council would lose Its authority to hear tax assessment councilman and mayor would be limited to serve no more than three consecutive and a special election would be called to fill council vacancies if more than nine months remained in the term or two or more vacancies occurred at The four proposed amendments are the same as those discussed at the previous council except for a minor change offered by Councilman Charles Tighe offered a change to exclude current councllmen from the three term Tighes term will end this year and he has said he will not seek The threeterm limit would not keep a councilman who had already served three terms from running for The emergency ordinance procedure allowed the calling of the charter election April 2 without a second A second reading would have delayed placing it on the ballot by two Mayor Ernest Angelo said that placing the charter amendments on the ballot did not imply the council was necessarily supporting passage of all four Angelo is at least one council member who op poses the singlemember district In addition to calling the charter the council also formally Hospital to continue to hunt public funds By JUDY JOHNSTON Midland Memorial Foundation will continue efforts to raise million to million in private funds for ex pansion and renovation of Midland Memorial In an annual meeting Tuesday in the the foundations board of governors heard appeals from Board of trustee President Byrd and hospital administrator Wayne Ulrich for the hospital to continue as a privately funded Ulrich said the hospital and persons involved with it are at the threshold of an exciting and challenging future in which the alternatives are continuing as a nontaxsupported hospital or become a taxsupported district by creation of the Texas LATE NEWS WASHINGTON AP Fort Worth millionaire Cullen Davis today lost his sixth attempt to get out of the Tarrant County jail when Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall rejected without comment his plea for He encouraged the board not to lose sight of the foundation concept and said he hoped Midlanders would continue to support the hospital just as they built it more than 25 years the private fund raising firm hired by the hospital to study the feasibility of raising the needed million to million for the has held six small meetings and has received Input from about 74 community Byrd The firms cultivationeducation program will continue through Byrd Also during the John Redfern was elected chairman of the to be assisted by Robert vice and Holt Redfern succeeds Frank who Continued on P age 2A Valu ndin LLOYD McBRIDE beams broad ly as he listens to favorable returns in his bid for the presiden cy of the United States Steelworkers McBride is opposed by Ed Sadlowski in the election for directorship of the millionmember McBride was backed by outgoing president Story Page Midland school trustees Tuesday voted to limit use of value clarification units in public pending an evaluation of a pilot program using the In a report to the Douglas assistant superin tendent of schools for said value defined as having a set of values and having convictions about those is being used in three pilot programs for drug education and crime Nine teachers have been trained in and are using those Many of the comments from the board and from the ap proximately 25 parents at the dealt with use of these units by other Brown said all teachers were given three days of inservice M By LINDA SCHAFFRINA Midland school trustees agreed in Tuesday to purchase land west of Midland High School as part of a longrange program to expand the facilities Joe board said The board met in executive session after having toured the Midland High facility during the noon hour Dominey said the board instructed schools superintendent James Mailey to begin through the school district for certain pieces of Dominey would not specify which pieces or how much property the school district will need to acquire but said sufficient space to ac commodate all of our athletic program and expansion of the gymnasium facilities and library will be The school district already owns several lots west of the high school Dominey said the improvement program will take place over the next five Although the school district is in a position to acquire some adjacent land out of reserve a bond issue will be required for major land acquisition or he Mailey said the improvement called the April 2 election for council places and The polling places will be at the following city precincts Precinct fire station at Texas Avenue and Fort Worth Street Precinct fire station at Delano Avenue and Circle Drive Precinct Fannin Terrace Baptist 2800 Mogford and Precinct fire station at Midland Drive and Thomason program also will include substantial renovation of the Midland High Dominey said he does not know when the bond election would be necessary but he does not expect it bef ore pext Some capital for land acquisition could be obtained by selling the old North Elementary now the Midland High Dominey There is no definite time schedule on sale of that he Acquisition of the property needed for expansion will be accomplished by negotiation if Dominey with imminent domain con demnation a last Midland High principal Audrey Gill outlined the needs for expanded facilities in a memo to Mailey said the memo is a work document and he and Gill still are exploring alternate solutions to the facilities GUI said the Midland High library is as are provisions for office He said the present playground area is not large enough for both band and physical education classes to work outside at the same At classes are being held in the annex and in Cowden across the street from the high If the annex is three vocational programs and the gymnastics program for both high schools will have to be A new floor is needed for the tile floor gym formerly the girls1 gym to provide adequate gymnasium space for the athletic Gill The addition of girls basketball has made the gymnasium space he Dressing facilities and workout space also are needed to ac commodate the girls track Gill In the principal cited a need for increased parking space at Midland Although the present main gym is Continued on Page 2A limit furfh fudy mandated by state that involved discussing values Some of those teachers are using materials they have acquired from other he One value clarification tool that sparked numerous comments is one entitled fallout used In the secondary school value clarification and decisionmaking pilot Trustee Don said the tool has been used in elementary In the students are asked to decide which of 10 persons should be admitted to a fallout shelter that can only hold six The others would be doomed to Students are Continued on Page 2A Two lonesome typ mak goo match to tudy WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight with slight chance of showers Low High mid Complete details on Page INDEX Odessa High bluechlpper Darrcll Shepard favors Houston over Page 8A Classified 4C Comics 5B Editorial 4A Oil and 3D i By LARRY SUTHERLAND A bond election likely will be called to coincide with regular city election April 2 but just now much money and how many issues will be decided by the voters is Midland City Council took no formal action in its meeting Tuesday to call for a bond election on parks and recreation Improvements that could total Nor was any formal move made to call a bond election for million to build a new The Council decided instead to turn the matter over to its financial ad visory The council Indicated it would go along with at least some parks bond The council could formally call the bond election at their March The fate of the zoo bond is less The advisory committee will recommend to the council should concur with Midland Parks and Recreation Commissions recom mendations for the amount and form of the bond Four of the led by Martha and Parks and Tony Martin Recreation Director Robert Thom appeared to urge the council to approve the bond The majority of the commissioners Continued on Page 2A United Way tabs Martin L Tony Martin was unanimously president of thg United Way of Midland Deane Stoltz was elected to steer the annual United Way Also elected were Slater and John vice presidents Ed and Wayne New division chairmen are Tom Continued on Page 2A said the blonde who is cheery even when Im definitely in But shes not particularly rebellious or entirely But I just cant take she think some people are basically this sporty but true gal But Im not one of I cant take to help swing her life from the dreary to the she won herself a lonesome ROUSTIN ABOUT with EdTodd she has played bachelor so many years that he could be married to lonesomeness and could survive comfortably not Good Deane Stoltx Being alone and somewhat unat tached probably doesnt bother the true who may be unaware of all but the work at Loneliness may spawn An could be spirational implied one Sometimes an artists creativity comes by Take one tryhard who had rather whittle away on He can work around I like to work with cypress Continued on Page 2A ;