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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - June 3, 1990, Alamogordo, New Mexico Serving the Tularosa Basin since 1898 Localio Fedex Good service comes from special people Hab helping area get piece of pie Abby aces Bombeck business classified coming events crossword deaths focus Horoscope movies opinion sports weather Alamogordo new Mexico vol. 95-no 132 sunday june 3, 1990 Ron Guerin daily news old fashioned fun a youth members of school grades 4th through 6th came to Washington Park for sack races above photo during dare drug abuse resistance education Day in the Park on Friday. In the egg race left photo Tonya and Christina Chrstensen from left Are careful to maintain just the perfect balance to prevent losing their eggs. Dare Day in the Park was co sponsored by the Alamogordo municipal school District . Border patrol and Kupsa radio to recognize school children participating in the dare program. Gorbachev Bush wrestle Over Germany on a big Day Camp David my. Apr president Bush and soviet Leader Mikhail s. Gorbachev wrestled Over differences on Germany in a final full Day of sum Mitry at this Mountain hideaway saturday. Despite disagreements Bush said a i see this Glass not half empty but half full a and Gorbachev described the talks As instructive but said there were a real problems the leaders would not a turn a Blind Eye the leaders met in the relaxed setting of this rustic presidential Retreat accompanied by Barbara Bush and Raisa Gorbachev. The two presidents stripped off their Coats and ties for discussions that led Gorbachev to conclude a a it a been a big on a sunny Spring Day the Gorbachev also strolled the paths lacing this sprawling compound and pitched horseshoes. Bush an aficionado said Gorba Chev had never played horseshoes and yet a literally threw a ringer the first the Day Long session of informal talks All but ended the fou Day Summit. The last act was to be a wrap up news conference sunday and then Gorbachev was heading for stops in Minneapolis and san Francisco. Contentious issues such As Germany and Lithuania were shelved during morning talks but the changing face of Europe emerged As a subject before Days end. Asserting that the soviet Union has a voice in the unification of Germany Gorbachev declared a we must remember that we Are All part of this standing alongside Gorbachev Bush defended Juis decision to sign a Trade treaty with Gorbachev even though Moscow had not eased its economic pressure on Lithuania. A i look at the Overall relationship a he said referring to the Trade Accord As a in the interest of the United a somebody wants to argue see Summit Page 10a average voter turnout forecast for tuesday primary elections by Greg Kendrick daily news staff writer the Otero county clerk is exciting an average voter turnout to tuesdays primary elections As political party members vote for several statewide offices and 12 county positions. Eligible to vote in the election Are Over 9,600 registered democrats and Over 7,350 republicans to decide the Fate of three local contested races while other office seekers run unchallenged until the nov. 6 general election. A we re expecting an average turnout but we Are not expecting anything As big As a the last Prim Ary election a said Diana Duran Otero county clerk a we done to usually do Well in turnouts if it is not a presidential year but we Hope the voters Are willing to although no poll turnout figures Are available Duran reported that the Absentee ballots for the 1988 primary were Over 1,000 while this year is closer to 400. The 42 polling places will be open from 7 . To 7 . With the county a new electronic voting machines placed in precincts with the greatest number of registered voters. For the first time select precincts Are divided into two polling places a precincts 6, 23, 34, 41, 52 and 53 a because of a newly created state statute mandating an additional polling place in the precinct should it exceed 800 registered voters. Democrats will have to choose Between three candidates vying for the Otero county commission District i seat. The candidates Are Thomas d Wisdom Walter e. Boyle and Gustavo o. Najera. Three democrats Are also com see elections Page 10a scoutmaster rescued from Park a boy scout scoutmaster had to be airlifted from a Mountain saturday by a search and Rescue learn at Oliver Lee state Park after the Man collapsed during a hike. Don Dreager 43, of Elpaso w As hiking up the Mountain with his boy scout troop when he collapsed according to new Mexico state police officer Ron Shriver. One of the boy scouts ran to get help. Shriver said the trek by emergency personnel to the Point where Dreager was strike took approximately 45 minutes. After reaching the Man rescuers determined they would not be Able to carry Dreager Down from the mourn Ain on a litter because of the Man s weight and that a helicopter would be needed to get him out of the Canyon. The scoutmaster was reported to weigh about 360 pounds. The subject was dehydrated us Fie Ling from respiratory problems and rescuers were concerned about a possible heart attack Shriver said. He wavered Between consciousness arid unconsciousness in the two hour Rescue. The it. Bliss Rescue helicopter carried Dreager to the Holloman air Force base Hospital w Here he was treated and released according to a Holloman spokesman. Tho search and Rescue team under authority of the state police is made up of members of Tho Alamo West Volunteer fire department. The team along with Park rangers from the Oliver Lee state Park was response Hie for the Rescue Effort. Miss Portales is miss . Hobbs a miss Portales Jana Mccoy was crowned 1990 miss new Mexico saturday night beating out first runner up Shannon White from Alamogordo. Shannon White was representing the miss Hobbs open pageant this year. She also i placed first runner up in the state pageant last year As miss Otero. See pageant Page 10a Shannon Waite first runner up education a importance told in adult graduation by Greg Kendrick daily news staff writer the procession of Black Robes and mortar boards at the Alamogordo civic Center reflected a variety of age and occupational backgrounds. All those in line were adults. Many had to step out of the procession to appease fidgety children others were graduating Side by Side with a son or daughter. Although it was late in coming for most the graduation ceremony recognized the graduates belief in the importance of a High school education and their efforts were lauded at fridays ged graduation ceremonies conducted by adult Basic education of new Mexico state University Alamogordo. Over 160 people recently completed the general educational development exam through adult Basic education Sabe program with Over 1,000 More students presently enrolled in this Region. A i have been working As a waitress for several years a said 53-year-old Dora Garnand who dropped out after the 10th Grade in the 1950�?Ts. A now i plan to attend to technical vocational Institute in Albuquerque. I finally realized that without an education there is very Little Chance for advancement in approximately 75 students attended the ceremony to receive the degrees equivalent to a High school diploma. Also recognized were immigrants enrolled in abets amnesty or citizenship program. They had completed a series of classes toward receiving . Citizenship. A the average ged class age Range is Between 25 and 44,�?� said Anita Raynor Abe coordinator. A it could take Between two weeks to a year for a student to pass the ged. This is a Triumph for All who Are adult Basic education was established in the Community to offer adults a second Chance toward learning with classes ranging from Basic literacy to English As a second language. Sen. Jeff Bingaman d-., the guest speaker offered words see graduates Page 10a ready for graduation a the seventh annual general education development ged and amnesty citizenship recognition ceremony was held at the Alamogordo civic Center Friday Ron Guerin daily news evening As these classmates prepared for graduation. . Sen. Jeff Bingaman d-., was the guest speaker

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