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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Thi Ula Ilina Wall a or Wolf in Willi laugh lines truth is a lot like a rubber band. If its stretched too far it can smack you in the face. Uva dinner Friday is a big Day for United Way. Its the time when people Are All gathered for recognition for their gifts to the big fund out of last years fund drive. Its a recognition dinner at the desert Aire starting at la 30a.m. Then guess what. They re almost ready to launch this years drive and it tipoi�i437-2333 will be getting on the Way before Many weeks have passed. However the big Friday luncheon has become a popular annual affair and we enjoy going. We Hope that you la be there or have your business represented there. School data in Case you did no to notice it yesterdays paper was full of school material. All sorts of information about the school session that is coming up right soon was published much of it highly instructive. Schedules for registration and All sorts of things were there for your Benefit. You might do Well to keep that edition Handy just in Case you have a question about something pertaining to school. Vegas Jaunt Bill and Gerre Arias Are celebrating their 28th wedding anniversary saturday aug. 4 a in i As vegas. Their children Chris Carron Jonnie Hick Diane and Bill and their five grandchildren Are surprising them this evening with the trip. Usa girl miss Tennille Alexa Marrujo nicknamed Tam has arrived the tiny baby girl All six pounds and 12 ounces of her made her appearance into this world yesterday wednesday aug. I at Gerald Champion memorial Hospital. She measures 19 inches in length. Proud Parenti of the Little Belle Tennille Are Usa and Richard Marrujo both employees of Mountain Bell Telephone. Maternal grandparents Are Roger and Leah Torres and paternal grandparents Are Ernest and Annette Marrujo. This is the second granddaughter for the Torres family and is the first grandchild for the Marrujo. Schmitt visit reservations for the no Host breakfast for u. S. Sen. Harrison Schmitt should be turned in to the Alamogordo chamber of Commerce office As soon As possible Bill Hoy executive Secretary said today. Sen. Schmitt will be in Alamogordo sunday and monday aug. 5 and 6. He will be guest at a breakfast scheduled for 7 . Monday at the Holiday inn. The Public is invited. All those desiring to attend Are asked to Telephone the chamber of Commerce and make reservations in Advance. The number is 437-6120. Sen. Schmitt has revealed plans to be in Cloudcroft on monday afternoon from 2 30-3 30 at the fire Hall to meet with the Public and answer any questions which May be directed to him. Sands travel White Sands National Monument recorded 69,527 visitors during july. Travel was Down for the month by 20,428 visitors or 22.7 percent. Travel was up for the year by 10,789 visitors or 2.7 percent. Lost ring David e. Cunningham visiting the Ray Madrid Home Here lost his 1977 class ring at the Arcade explosion 16th and White Sands Madrid reported. The ring with a a a cd and a a Campbell High on the outside has the initials engraved on the inside. Cunningham is Here from Missouri visiting friends. Anyone finding the ring is asked to Telephone the Madrid Home 585-2530. Home sought the lambs Lighthouse a Christian outreach group has outgrown temporary facilities on White Sands blvd. The organization is asking that anyone who might have a building it might use please to notify Bill Oechsner at 437-8041. Isolated late afternoon or nighttime Ide showers through Friday try fair mornings. Little tem iture change Friday. High wed Lay 89, Low 66. Internal administration document has pessimistic economic Outlook Washington a an internal Carter administration document predicts americans will face a deeper recession with higher unemployment next year than the White House has forecast publicly according to a source. The internal assessment says the jobless rate will hit 8.2 percent in the fall of 1980, meaning a total of 8.2 million americans could be out of work. In june the unemployment rate stood at 5.6 percent. A source who asked not to be identified said wednesday night the projections Are contained in a a an internal document that probably was never intended to be made Public. The predictions were prepared by a joint task Force that included senior staffers from the Treasury department and Council of economic advisers the source said. The internal forecast differs sharply from the Economy Outlook the Carter administration released july 12. At that time the administration was projecting an unemployment rate next year of Only 6.9 percent. The latest labor department figures for june show 5.6 million americans were out of work. The internal projection Means an additional 2.6 million americans could be out of work next year. The figures in the More pessimistic forecast closely parallel predictions being made by the Federal Reserve Board. The Board chairman g. William Miller will soon move into the administration As Secretary of the Treasury. It was expected that the internal document would increase pressure on president Carter to propose a tax Cut for 1980 to give the Economy a boost. The gloomy assessment was discussed this morning by Carter and some too House democrats who Call them co tinned on Page i daily a a pub vol. 85�?no. 184 Alamogordo new Mexico thursday aug. 2,1979 20c Haig says Salt should be used As soviet lever tote a. Vav cafeteria started a Lloyd Johnson operates this grader to smooth Down the area where the future Alamogordo High school cafeteria will be erected. The facility will be constructed by the John r. Lavis general contracting co. Of Elpaso. Work started recently on the cafeteria which has a completion Date of feb. 29,1980. Helen Peterson new director at senior Center a new director of the Otero county senior Center started to work today replacing outgoing director Treela Wright. She is Helen Peterson an Alamogordo resident and Veteran of More than to years of experience in social service programs including those of senior centers. City manager Tom Pugh said mrs. Peterson who will be in charge of All City senior programs holds a bachelors degree in social psychology and a masters degree in human development. Her husband Eldon is am Engineer at White Sands missile Range. They reside at 2508 Eastridge. Prior to hiring mrs. Peterson Pugh said he spoke with mrs. Wright earlier in the week about whether she had decided to return to the Post or not. A a it was her decision not to come Back a Pugh declared. More than a month ago she had resigned for health reasons then was persuaded to delay her final decision for another four weeks. Corpus Christi Tex. A globs of tar Riding the leading Edge of the worst Oil spill in history Are approaching the Texas coast and worried coast guard officials have begun mobilizing to head off environmental damage. Coast guard capt. Roger Madson ordered the mobilization after the unexpected discovery of a Star balls on a mexican Beach about 60 Miles South of Brownsville. The Oil is flowing from the runaway Intoc i Oil Well in Mexico s Bay of Campeche. The thick Oil has been flowing out of control since the Well blew out on june 3. Indictments credited to citizen s Call Law enforcement officials Here credit a citizen Call to the tip hotline number in the apprehension and indictment of two individuals on drug and related charges. Yesterday the Otero county grand jury handed Down indictments against a pair of adult males arrested in the drug raid Here tuesday. James Mottinger and Thomas Coutsonikas were indicted on charges of trafficking cocaine distribution of in gtd and conspiracy. The pair Are being held in the county jail on $10,000 Bond. A female juvenile arrested along with the two also remains in custody at the jail. She is reported to be the wife of one of the two. The grand jury also handed Down indictments against the following individuals a Gregg Lunsford 19, of Las Cruces and Nancy s. Porter for Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. The indictment follows their july 28 arrest by state police. A David l. Inge 18, of Tularosa for larceny of More than $100 but less than $2,500 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The charges continued on Page i i tvs Cruces apr new Mexico a shorn Wool production is estimated at 4,978,000 pounds a 2.2 percent drop from the 1978 estimate. The new Mexico crop and livestock reporting service said the 545,000 sheep shorn averaged 9.1 pounds of Wool per head compared with 532,000 head averaging 9.6 pounds in 1978. Santa fear the state Highway commission will hold its regular monthly meeting aug. 15-16 at the District 3 Headquarters in Albuquerque. The commission will meet at 2 . Aug. 15 for a briefing by chief Highway administrator Fred of Cheskey. The commission will hear from local Community delegations and conduct its formal business at a meeting beginning at 9 . Aug. 16. New York apr crude Oil prices already up 42 percent this year May Rise again soon because foreign producers Are unhappy with the dollars slide and the Price they set at the june meeting of the organization of Petroleum exporting countries. The increase probably would not be As Large As previous jumps this year but could be expected to add a Penny or two to the Price of a gallon of gasoline or heating Oil analysts say. Santa fear the legislative radioactive waste consultation committee found today a major problem it faces involves definition of terms. The committee created by the 1979 legislature to develop procedures for state negotiation with the Federal government Over location of the waste isolation Pilot Plant in new Mexico held its first meeting Iii Santa be. Washington a Gen. Alexander m. Haig the former supreme Allied commander in Europe said today the Senate should link ratification of the Salt ii treaty with an attempt to halt soviet military a a adventurism around the world. Quot its time for us to pull up our socks and put the soviet Union on notice that Hie kinds of activities we be been witnessing Are no longer acceptable a Haig told the Senate foreign relations committee. He said the United states should Tell the soviets that arms control negotiations and even Normal East West relations Are not consistent with such activities As the soviet sponsorship of cuban a a proxy combat troops in Africa and elsewhere. A i would like clarifications from the executive Branch that at Long last there is recognition that these illegal soviet interventions will no longer be tolerated. Haig said. Haig echoed testimony earlier this week by former Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger who accused the soviet Union of launching a a geopolitical offensive Over the past two years. Haig said it is a a mindless for the United states to go ahead with Salt while ignoring soviet activities that endanger vital . Security interests. He renewed his Appeal to the Senate to set the Salt la treaty aside pending clarification of american strategic policy and a commitment for greater defense spending to modernize . Strategic and conventional forces. Haig and sen. Barry Coldwater r-ariz., joined a growing number of officials calling on president Carter to submit his defense budget before the Salt vote As evidence of his commitment to More military spending to modernize strategic forces. Sen. Alan Cranston of California the Senate a no. 2 democratic Leader predicted wednesday that the treaty will be ratified after a Compromise involving increased military spending and a commitment to seek far deeper reductions in nuclear weapons in future Salt Iii negotiations. A i believe that the treaty was loosely and somewhat poorly conceived and written a Coldwater said. A i believe we made concessions in the protocol we will live to regret if we Ever ratify it namely the exclusion of the backfire bomber which is one of the most lethal weapons the soviets have developed to but Coldwater a member of the Senate intelligence committee also said the matter of verifying soviet compliance with the treaty a terms is not the problem some have feared. A with almost a lifetime background in electronics radio and the use of frequencies i say that while in a not satisfied with the extent of verification that we can achieve we can do an acceptable Job with the certain knowledge that we can improve this As time goes on a he said. Miss Spartz will present Schmitt medal Susan Spartz this years miss new Mexico will be one of the Many state and local dignitaries present at the International space Hall of Fame sunday aug. 5, to Welcome sen. Harrison h. Schmitt when he visits the space Hall at 2 30 . Sen. Schmitt is stopping at the Alamogordo space facility to tour the building and View the Progress of construction of the Isuf outdoor display. Of special interest to him is the Einstein Centennial exhibit which premiered at the space Hall on july 20. During his Brief tour miss Spartz will present Schmitt with a Silver space Hall medallion a Keepsake memento usually Given to inductees when they visit the building for the first time following their induction. Sen. Schmitt was inducted into the space Hall of Fame in october of 1977 for his role in the Apollo 17 lunar Mission. The schedule for the afternoon includes 2 30-3 . A arrival of senator Schmitt at Isuf. From fourth floor begin 36-minute tour of the building. Miss new Mexico will present tile Silver medallion when the tour reaches Schmitts Pylon on the second floor. 3-3 30 . A reception in the Isuf office area. Schmitt and his party will meet with state and local dignitaries for a Small reception. 3 30 4 15 . A press conference fourth floor office area. Sen. Schmitt will meet with members of the local Media for a question and answer period. Dog Days Relief a a this is the life says rebel a l a year old Golden retriever belonging to Les Belle of London Ontario As he floats around the backyard Pool on an air mattress. A laser photo
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