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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Alamogordo, New Mexico Soupir 251 nut Dos. U Tail dial Al p.30, Tex 3-?�90 volume 76�?no. 302alamngnrito Satin Nous Alamogordo new Mexico monday december 21, 1970 16 pages 10ccontinuance of Aero med lab assured Luminaria judging Christmas eve winners named in three lights contest divisions Bruce Pederson. 1507 Mountain View. Or. And mrs. Eloy Sandoval. 1801 seventh and Bob Zinn. Highway 54-70 North were top winners in the religious fantasy and lighting classes respectively. Of the annual Holiday lighting contest in judging conducted last night. The first place finishers were awarded $10 prizes. Second place received $8, third $5, and fourth $2 in each division. The contest is sponsored jointly by Pajaro de Paraiso Garden club. Community Public service co. And the Alamogordo daily news. Judging of Luminaria displays will be conducted at 7 . Christmas eve. By category Here is the Way the judging went religious class a first place Pedersen second. Robert Peebles 2517 Harvard ave. Third Pete Marquez. 601 Ridgecrest or. Fourth Jennifer Melton 1738 Van court. Honorable mentions went to James cloaked. 1204 nineteenth St. H. N. Land 206 Maryland mrs. James Gschwind 1737 Van court mrs. W e. Pharris. 1210 puerto Rico sgt. D. W. Simpson 2473-a Curry Circle Howard p. Smith 2564-b v Alencia or. Holloman. Fantasy class a first place. Or. And mrs. Eloy Sandoval second Virginia Ann Martinez. 1508 Cuba third a sgt. Larry l. Smith 2573-b Valencia dr., Holloman. Lighting class a first Zinn second place Donald Lens ted 2459-b Curry Circle. Holloman third Levi Abeyta 1826 Lamar Circle fourth or. And mrs. V. W. Hall. 2335 a ache Lane. Taking honorable mention was so pave a column i youth held in Blaze Kujau Irujo. A a cd of Kilpin Willie laugh lines be tolerant with the fellow who does no to agree with you. After All. He s entitled to his ridiculous opinion. Success expected egyptians open talks in Moscow final hours the countdown is on Christmas is almost Hare and wart in tha final few hectic hours before oily old St. Nicholas arrives. School will end for tha Holiday season at tha and of the regular school Day on tuesday dec. 22 a that s tomorrow. Then they la resume on regular schedule on monday Jan. 4. Last minute shoppers will be buzzing Here and there and the overcast skies or a bit of Cloudy weather makes some people who Are accustomed to Winter bad weather and Snow get into the mood for it All. The daily news will not publish on Christmas Day a that s Friday. It will make a bigger than usual Gap in our publishing schedule since thursday s paper will be succeeded by the sunday paper but we Hope you will Bear with us. It is our practice to miss publication on Christmas and new year s Days so the employees can have the Days with their families and it s a Good practice we think. Let us Spray seems most All women have stories about what they be done with the Spray cans and the stuff they re crammed with. June Tooke sent us a clipping from the Memphis Tenn. Newspaper in which a columnist de voted an entire column to such stories. And though they Are cute ones. June mentioned a couple of local ones. She said she hair a prayed a Fly to death and iter neighbor. Nellie Kotur had found that windex in t really Good As an ironing Spray seems the cans Are labelled but Hast or otherwise missing the proper can for the proper chore can bring about some strange mixtures. Tha Memphis writer told of a woman attempting to clean her oven with Spray cleaner and got insect Spray instead. She said it did t clean the oven Worth a darn but there sure had t been any insects in it. Another said she had reached for a can of furniture polish and instead got a can of oven cleaner and sat and watched As the finish on her living room furniture curdled. No doubt there Are dozens of a Uch stories. We still Haven t shaved with the toothpaste foam but perhaps its because seem i Celvin 4 by the associated press the soviet Union said today it is prepared to expand military and economic Aid to Egypt. A Kremlin communique said the pledge was made to vice president Ali Sabry and other egyptian visitors at a meeting in Moscow. Sabry met in the Kremlin with communist party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev Premier Alexei n. Kosygin and president Nikolai v. Podgomy. Another round of talks was set for tuesday. The egyptians arrived in Moscow on sunday Tass. Reporting the arrival of egyptians for an eight Day visit said the soviet government had pledged a to give All round support to the . In its struggle against israeli imperialist aggression a the soviet news Agency also reported that a senior communist party emissary in Cairo had a reaffirmed the soviet unions steady resolved to Back the egyptians. This tended to confirm predictions by diplomatic sources in Moscow that Sabry and his delegation will get pretty much what they want. Informants in the soviet capital said the egyptians and the russians would also discuss joint diplomatic action to Cope with the possibility of israelis returning to the . Peace talks that have been dormant since september. . Mediator Gur mar v. Jarring is to report to the Security Council Jan. 5 on the prospects for his Mission to negotiate a Middle East peace settlement and Arab diplomats in Moscow say they expect Israel to rejoin the talks before the end of january Israel left the talks after accusing Egypt of violating the cease fire by moving soviet antiaircraft missiles closer to the Suez canal. Tie israeli Cabinet met in Jerusalem sunday and once again postponed its decision to return to the talks. An announcement said Only that a a political Dis Cusi Ioa commenced and will continue at the next Cabinet the israeli government Lias indicated willingness to rejoin the talks but is seeking certain . Military and political commitments before it does. Arab saboteurs fired two rockets into a residential Section of Jerusalem sunday and one exploded harmlessly in a vacant lot near an unfinished building that will become the residence of president Zalman Khazar. The second damaged a doctor s Home 500 Yards away but no one was Hurt. Delegations from the Vatican and the supreme Council of islamic affairs of Cairo met at Vatican City and issued a communique calling for a the reestablishment of a just and honorable peace in the Middle five to be named for port Board the City commission during its meeting tomorrow night will appoint five members with overlapping terms to the Airport Board under terms of a recently enacted ordinance. In other business consideration will be Given to final Billing of the Concrete water Reservoir to the Knapp corporation and commissioners will look Over recommendations on Purchase of a computer for the water Billing department. Other Agenda items Deal with complaints which have been registered to the City concerning Mariano a recreation Center on first Street. Two protest hearings have been scheduled. One deals with a request by the first Baptist Church to rezone property it owns from multiple family to by iness. The other protest hearing regard a request to change lot 1. Block 14 of College addition from class b to class a to allow tin owners to add onto the present Structure several other proposed items for the tuesday night meeting were to be discussed by the commission at its routine unofficial noon meeting today. The meeting is scheduled tuesday night at 7 30 in the commission room of the City Hall and is open to the Public. 28 killed in disastrous Tucson fire Tucson Ariz. Api juvenile court petitions linking a 16-year-old youth to a $2.5-million hotel fire that claimed 28 lives were filed today. The first petitions alleged felony homicide and arson. Eve Nile authorities said later however. That the allegations probably would be changed to tres passing she curfew violations. Paul Charters director of the Pima county juvenile court said the initial report listed the offence As arson and based on that and on a preliminary report from police a we did file petitions of arson and felony after reviewing the care with Deputy county atty. Fred Bellman Charters said. Bellman did not feel there was sufficient justification to file the petitions at that time. Charters said he had talked with police who told him an investigation was being pursued and they requested the youth be held in custody. But police also said they did not have enough evidence to justify the charges. The youth was taken into custody near the scene of the Early morning Blaze and questioned by police. The petition identified him As Louis c. Taylor four time parolee from the state Industrial school for Bosy. Patrolman Claus Burgman said he arrested Taylor because he a was acting suspiciously and explain his presence in the later Burgman said Taylor said he was trying to Rescue endangered guests. Pima county Superior court juvenile judge Ben Birdsall. Said Taylor a told us a number of different stones about the tire. He said he was at tin scene and saw the fire Start but claims he saw another boy do several survivors of the Iiames which raced through the upper half of the 12-Story Pio River International hotel said they Lead smelled a volatile sub stance in the corridors. The tire in the 41-year-old building broke out on the sixth floor and flared through hallways and staircases Jinn my about 60 persons in their rooms in Elm i column i Demetrio Sedil for Quot nearly six and approaching what May be his last Christmas gets a foretaste of the Holiday fun at a party held recently for children at the Bernalillo county medical Center where a Dede is a patient. That a Demetrio on St. Nicks Lap. Dede won t be Home Christmas by Janette Baldwin Demetrio a Dede Quot Sedillo of Alamogordo is like nearly Ali other Little boys who Are a nearly with the exception that Dixie has the dread disease leukaemia cancer of the blood doctors at the Bernalillo county medical Center in Albuquerque have told the family that Dede May not be with them this Christmas As he is not progressing As they had hoped since being admitted to the Hospital in Albuquerque nov. 10. Lie has required 36 pints of blood Ami doctors at the medical Center Ami at the blood services of new Mexico 318 Elm s. E. Have issued an urgent Appeal for blood donors. Little Dede was Able to be Lime from a Hospital in Houston. Tex last Christmas but the family is not at All sure he will be with them this year. They Are hoping to spend Christmas at tie Hospital with him however his lather said Here today Dede is the son of or and mrs Joe Sedito of Alamogordo Sedillo works As a a a Shier at the com Musary at Holloman air Force base. Mrs Sedillo was working in the snack bar at the base Bowling Alley until Dede s illness. Now she spends All her time with him at the Hospital. She said a the really laughs when his dad comes up Ewry other a Dede has a pet poodle named Fufus Jun e and his dad takes the dog to the parking lot sol it a de can see his Puppy when lie comes up a six went on. A of course he also misses his two Brothers a Claudie to 16 and Henry 14 and sister. Rote Mary what is mrs. Sedillo has remained c a 1 in throughout tiny trying time and spends allot her time making her Little songs Day As Happy As possible under the Cirrus instance. She a Aid that at first she questioned Quot Why this had to happen but added that members of the family Quot have accepted it As god a will and Are doing All in their Power to make Demetrio s last Days with them As cheerful As possible. Right now. The Mam concern of Llie family is getting enough blood to carry him through and they have Learned that a special blood drive May be conducted i Albuquerque in Early january in tax meantime they Are a praying Lor his recovery making him As Happy As Pouble and enjoying every minute possible with him a family members said. Jackson miss p Mississippi s Law agaian to the teaching of evolution the last such state Law in the nation was overturned by the Mississippi supreme court today on grounds it violated the 1st and nth amendments Newark n. J. It the National Union electric co. Of Greenwich Conn. Filed a $360 million suit in . District court hero today charging a even major japanese television manufacturers and their subsidiaries with Vio lating . Antitrust taws and the Federal anti dumping act. Washington v the sen ate today lipid tax key to Coo Gre Onosai adjournment but remain deadlocked in debate Over tax controversial supersonic transport a set a program. Senate sources say once tax set fight is resolved disputes Over outlier Bills can be settled quickly but they admit the prospects of this occurring be lore Christmas Are dim Lima Ohio up a Federal and state health officials said today that a six year old boy apparently has become the first person in medical history to survive a Case of rabies. Ixos Angeles u a mis trial motion stemming from the disappearance of a defense attorney was denied today at the Sharon Tate murder trial after Charles Manson and his three women to defendants were ejected for shouting their objections to a new attorney. Court upholds voting at 18 in notional elections i a shopping dv8 til cml Sriwan w Ashington i api n a i altered supreme court upheld today tax kept provision of the 1970 Federal voting right Law. Giving the vote to 18-Yea a old m presidential and Pongre elections. At the same time tax court approved by a 8-1 vote the Law a abolition of Long residence requirements for voting for president and by a unanimous vote the suspension of literacy tests wherever they exist in the country for five years. But the court turned around and ruled Congress has no Power to order the a tales to Samoa 18-year-Olds to vote in stale and local elections. These tour conclusions by the Tow it m judging the 1970 Law were produced by tour separate i . Justice Hugo l. Black a the key Man so far As the 18-Vear-old vote was concerned the ruling a the last Public session of tax year took several Hundred pages to set Forth the jul to ices views. On the 18-year-old Issue Justice Hugo l. Black swung the s Gnu Vicant fifth vote. He h a d justices William o. Douglas w Ham j Brennanjr Byron k White and Tourgoud marshal formed the majority to hold that Congress has the constitutional Power to enfranchise 18->ear-old citizens for National elections then Black swung to join chief jul Tiee Warren e. Burger John m. Harlan. Potter Stewart and Harry a. Blackmun to bar any interference by Congress with the age for voters set by Iii Mateman Minnie toi and weather partly Cloudy at times and colder today tonight and tue a a a. A few need rain and Snow Hewers possible moderate winds today. Low 94, High 46 the state elections. Only Harlan dissented from tax abolition of residence requirements of More than 90 Days. The 1970 Law had lowered the voting age to 18 for All kinds of elect tuna National state ail local beginning Jan 1-11 Days from now Oregon and Texas had sued in the court against enforce ment of the 18-year old provision. An Zona had fought the literacy Tret ban and Idaho had opposed both the residence and 18 year old provisions fix state maintain the Law away from them Powen risers de to Llie a Lute by thu i a institution to control their own elect Ems Black traced to 1819 supreme court recognition of the Power of Congress to regulate National elections. He said if Cotter is could rearrange districts according to population and could supervise voting to prevent fraud As the court has said Congress certainly has the authority to per Mit 18-year-old citizens to vote i at Federal election. 1 would hold As have a Long Hue of decisions i us court that u innate supervisory Power Over i Ingres mph a 4, Imp my i contract for operation is signed Washington to the daily news an internationally known medical research Center at Holloman afr will remain in operation under sponsorship of a new York University sen. Clinton p. Anderson announced today. The Board of regents of Albany medical College Union University. Albany n.y., signed the agreement in Albany today. Officials of the University and of Holloman fab Are scheduled to sign a similar agreement involving Holloman on dec. 29 the Laboratory a unique in the world a had been operated by the air Force. Beginning Jan. 1, under terms of the agreement signed today tax facilities will be operated by the College s Institute of experimental pathology and toxicology. Anderson helped arrange the colleges sponsorship of the Laboratory rather than see it closed by the air Force due to budgetary pressures. Scientists from throughout the world had expressed opposition to the planned closure of the lab. Originally the air Force scheduled closing of the facility on sept 3l. Anderson however sought and obtained air Force Assurance that it would defer the closure until the end of the year to provide enough time to develop alternate sponsorship of the Laboratory. The Laboratory is known officially As tax 6571st aeromedical research Laboratory. It includes the nations largest Breeding Colony of primates primarily chimpanzees which Are ased mostly for unique research projects on the Central nervous system under tax agreement reached to Ixia Albany medical College will c continue much of the labs existing research. It also has i a As to create a a National a enter for environmental Quality which will involve research on How pollution affects tie human body a few on going research programs will he continued by the air Force on a reduced basis. Tax amount of fix King for tax Laboratory is Uncertain at this Point but the present level runs to about $1 million a year and involves Tome 186 employee stale directs registration of 18-year-Olds Santa Kep it new mex no officials charged with adm Nistra ext of the slate elec lion unde said today they will have to study die supreme court judgment on 18 year old voting before deciding on a course of action gov David f. Cargo meanwhile a Aid he has directed tax Secretary of state s office in be Gin registering 18-year-Olds a a min As possible after Jan. I a the supreme courts decision will open registration f o r presidential and congressional elections to some 60.000 Young people in new Mexico. I Hope they All can and do Register. I Hope they All can and do participate actively in the electoral process Quot cargo said. Tie supreme court decision left it up to tax states to determine if the Young people could vote i state and local elections tiv Gen James Malox. Aid he wanted to review the supreme court opinion before making a comment on the scope of tax judgment Maloney said he will Issue a Normal opinion on the matter for the guidance of state and county election officials before lie leaves office Jan. 1. Maloney made a Tele Plemo Call today to the Justice department in Washington in a King that a copy of the supreme court opinion be sent to him air mail As soon As possible. A if i get the Opi monju wednesday i will try to it Feti Legal opinion out . Malones said the of i Pedt Secretary of slate Ernestne Evans said it so Ems 4, cum 4

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