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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1972, Alamogordo, New Mexico So / is Filiti ssrvxc2 1302 a Yandell cd ,Texas-7990?Chaparral Junior highs Back to normalcy by Billie Holder everything a Normal at Chaparral Junior High. And that a the Way it has been on about 99 per cent of the Days of the school year it was that Way last monday and it appeared to be that Way tuesday a at least to most of the teachers and other adults out there. Last tuesday though a couple of incidents erupted causing a bit of drastic action on the part of the Board of education and a group of parents attend ing what was expected to be a routine Pat meeting with charges of various kinds and demanding some answers. The drastic action of the school Board was the closing of the Chaparral Campus. Quieting the parents though has been quite another matter and it appears to us that some very careful explanations ought to be made. That opinion was formed after we visited with some very concerned and disturbed teachers who feel that Public opinion has been turned against them and their school and they also feel that parents have lost Confidence in them As teachers. Parents have called them to express displeasure in their ability to teach to discipline and Lead the youngsters of Junior High age. Some have scolded school administrators for being a too easy on students and others have called charging they Are entirely a too Tough. The teachers out there feel they Are caught in the Middle of a situation Over which they had no control and that the entire matter was treated with far More emphasis than it deserved. The two incidents and a third one. Really happened about the same time but were far removed from one another and so far As can be determined were totally unrelated. With the mood of the nation being one of unrest and apprehension with citizens and students alike being concerned Over a National atmosphere that would cause assassinations and attempted assassinations one can understand How people nowadays tend to Ovet react in situations like this. One paragraph in the daily news Story about the tuesday incident said a police officers were dispatched to the school after reports were received that fights on the Campus and in the Halls were in this is All True. Investigation reveals that the scuffle in the Hall occupied less time than one minute. It involved two people. They were parted. With no particular difficulty and moved on outside. So far As we have been Able to determine that scuffle did not continue when the kids got outside. The other two incidents went like this a couple of men teachers who were out near the South Edge of the Campus noted a couple of pick up trucks loaded with youths who Are not students at Chaparral were driving up to another group assembled across the Street a off the Chaparral Campus. It appeared a gang fight might erupt. They waded into the Middle of it All warned the a a visitors to get into the vehicle and move on before police arrived and they began to do so. A Rock was thrown it hit one youngster causing a wound on the Mouth and about the nose who ultimately went to the Hospital for treatment and then on Home he was Back St pm i column 4 volume 78�?no. 117 Alamogordo new Mexico sunday May 21, 1972 24 pages 15c Bonnell prints to be Homecoming gifts announcement that prints of a popular painting by local artist Dorsey Bonnell will be featured awards during events of the Alamogordo Homecoming june 30-july i has quickened interest again in the gala get together of former residents and a at Homes being planned or chamber of Commerce guidance. Fourteen framed color copies of Bonnell a familiar scene of the cattle tally at the Don Lee ranch have been provided through Courtesy of Security Bank amp Trust which is using the painting on their current Calendar. Homecoming general chairman Calvin Boles said the prints will be Given As awards during Homecoming events in recognition of persons travelling the greatest distance to attend the event those with the greatest number of grandchildren Etc. Three prints will be Given away at the old timers reunion on Friday evening june 30, at the mid High auditorium three at the saturday noon Barbecue at the Rodeo Arena and eight at the saturday night grand Ball at the Holloman officers club Boles indicated. Meanwhile All local chairmen Are being encouraged to Complete plans for their Friday night reunions by the end of this month. Boles said. All such information with times and places included should be sent to him immediately to permit the compilation of a Complete program of events he noted. A More than half of the graduating classes of All past years at Alamogordo High school have made definite plans for Homecoming activities and momentum continues to gather for this once in a lifetime Observance a Boles continued. A if you class was a Small one you May want to Combine a reunion Type event with other years close to yours to make a larger and More enjoyable activity a he suggested. Arvn fights off red tank drive Saigon a South vietnamese forces battling to Clear the Road to the besieged provincial capital of an Loc fought off an All Day counter attack saturday by North vietnamese tanks and infantry. Enemy gunners also slammed More than 1,300 shells into the City the Saigon command said sunday. An american army officer said it probably was the enemy so last stance for an Loc a a rubber Plantation town 60 Thi mailing. Wall i it Woumn wit us laugh lines a modern idol worshipper is a self made Man who admires his maker. Presto fund the Presto fund a chamber of Commerce Effort to raise $15,000 to pay for the Presto parking lot has climbed a bit a tip d1al437-2333 during the week and we expect it to take another jump before Long but As of Friday it had risen to $8,414, and that Means there is a Way to go yet. Adding to the Cash and pledges turned in were Alamo pipe amp Supply co., Burger time Charles amp Garland Agency Community Public service co., Danny s tailor shop Hospital pharmacy International securities corp., Leslie animal Hospital Milne International a trailer sales Rolland drug Royal and mity Nice bakeries Guy s Plaza garage and Omega jewelry. We appreciate their efforts and we Are also certain that the entire amount is going to be raised soon. Water safety a red Cross water safety instructor course. Part i at Holloman fab is planned for swimmers at least 17 years of age with Good swimming ability or senior life savers. The course will be conducted at the Hab airmen s Pool beginning from 6 to i . Monday May 22. Those wishing to participate May Register at the Holloman fab red Cross Field office building 29, or at the Pool. Amos Davis will be in charge of the program. Miles North of Saigon that has been virtually destroyed i n a 44-Day siege. A government Relief column had pushed to within sight of the town before the counter attackers struck at Dawn saturday. The Saigon command said 134 enemy were killed in the fighting saturday South of an Loc along Highway 13. Official reports listed 2ssouth vietnamese men killed and an undetermined number wounded. Government forces in coastal Binh Dinh province were reported to have killed 36 enemy in an engagement in the an Nhon and Phu my districts where North vietnamese units struck earlier in the Spring offensive. South vietnamese losses in that fighting were Given As four men killed and eight wounded. In the Central Highlands where the North vietnamese offensive centers around the provincial capital of Korntum. Enemy troops probed government defense lines less than two Miles from the City but no major attacks were reported. In the air War Over North Vietnam the . Command announced that american warplanes had intensified their daily pounding of enemy Supply areas and transportation routes. The command reporting on attacks of thursday said air Force bombers destroyed a fuel tank farm containing More than five million Gallons of Petroleum 3q Miles East of Hanoi. Spokesmen said about 75 per cent of the depot was wiped out with bombs leaving a one huge a communique said the strike a further depletes North Vietnam a supplies used in support of its invading armies in South the bombers also Are carrying out sustained raids against the rail lines linking Hanoi and China. The railroads must be attacked almost daily to keep them out of operation the command said because North Vietnam mobilizes workers to make Quick repairs. A Navy a7 attack plane was reported shot Down Over the North and its Pilot listed As missing. This raises to 22 the number of american planes lost Over North Vietnam since the resumption of Large scale bombing april 16. Twenty six Crew see Pas to column 2 Mcgovern Muskie add delegates by the associated press Sens. George s. Mcgovern and Edmund s. Muskie added strength saturday As democrats in five states selected delegates to the party a National convention in Miami Beach. Muskie who has dropped Active campaigning in the primaries picked up All 20 delegates from his native Maine. Mcgovern supporters who had hoped to pick up two delegates in Maine had to Settle for two alternate slots. But the South Dakota senator who is leading the democratic Delegate race had better Luck in another new England state picking up nine of Vermont a 12 delegates. Muskie got the others. Mcgovern also added to his total in Iowa As party members completed the states 46-member delegation. Mcgovern and Muskie each will take 18 delegates to the convention with the other to uncommitted. Elected at the state convention saturday were five delegates committed to Mcgovern three to Muskie and two who Are not committed. Also selected saturday were a National Comsat pan to column 9 artist Dorsty Bonnell displays aimed print of his painting being admired by mrs. Frank Simpkins left and mrs. Jerry Hansen both Active in planning for the Alamogordo Homecoming slated for june 30-july i. Rumble seaters a two end a half year old Monica Johnson left and two year old Catharine Hein put up a fuss every afternoon to get their rumble seat rides Over part of Alamogordo. Mama Sharon and mama Judith admitted they look Forward to the trip just As much is do their daughters. Nixon austrian Stopover school end even for has no sch with the years academic program winding rapidly to a close schools in Alamogordo were embarking this week on a round of graduation exercises and Allied activities leading to a close for summer vacations at the end of the week. Alamogordo High school scheduled baccalaureate services tonight at 8 of clock at the mid High gymnasium with commencement exercises to follow on Friday evening. May 26, at the same time and place. The City a other High school level institution the new Mexico school for the visually handicapped. Also slated closing exercises this week. No sch will close its 66th year with graduation ceremonies on wednesday evening. May 24, at 8 . In the school auditorium when state senator Aubrey l. Dunn will offer the commencement address to graduating seniors. Other speakers will include Steve Pino and Bernie Lujan Honor students and miss Carmetta Marea another of this years graduates will present special music for the program. Friends of the graduates and see Page to. Column 3 Salzburg Austria a president Nixon stopped in this Alpine resort City saturday night for 36 hours of rest and preparation for his Summit meeting with soviet leaders in Moscow. The presidential Jet the spirit of �?T76, will take him to the soviet capital monday morning. Nixon s plane landed about an hour after steel helmeted police with clubs drove an estimated 200 leftist demonstrators from the Airport Landing area. As the president left the plane and approached a cordon of Smock coated Salzburg riflemen. Police pushed and earned another clump of demonstrators from in front of the Airport terminal about 50 Yards from Nixon. Nixon did not appear to notice. He and mrs. Nixon accepted bouquets of Flowers from austrian children then stepped toward their Black limousine. Before taking off on the spirit of 76 for the eight hour flight to Salzburg Nixon said his Mission in the soviet Union would be a search for a a world of peace a world of Progress for the trip began three months after the presidents historic visit to communist China. Austrian Chancellor Bruno bombs Rock miss Usa festivities Dorado. Or. A several powerful explosions ripped through the Plush Seaside hotel where the miss Usa Beauty pageant was being telecast saturday night. The Winner was Tanya Wilson of Honolulu. Miss Hawaii. The program went on As scheduled but a Ripple of apprehension went through the audience watching the pageant. Among those in the audience was puerto rican gov. Luis Ferre and a Host of other celebrities. One bomb demolished a car on a parking lot. At least one other explosion Tore through two rooms on the sixth and seventh floors. It was not known at once if there were any injuries. T ii e explosions occurred shortly before judges named miss Wilson the Winner Over her 50 rival beauties. The blonde senior at the University of Hawaii will be eligible to compete in the miss universe contest in san Juan in june. Police said the explosion inside the hotel destroyed two rooms and hurled Glass pieces of furniture and heavy chunks see Page to column s tuesday s primaries viewed As preliminary bouts attention focuses on main event in California awards meet the annual Alamogordo senior High school graduating class awards Assembly is scheduled for 7 30 . Monday night at Yucca school Bill Castorena principal has announced. Academic achievement awards see Page to column 7 by the associated press sen. George Mcgovern ranks As the favorite in the Oregon and Rhode Island presidential primaries tuesday in the last of the preliminary bouts on the Long card of democratic contests. The main event is two weeks away in California. Sen. Hubert h. Humphrey made one Quick Campaign swing to Rhode Island but skipped Oregon to concentrate on the Pivotal California contest vowing an intensive vote Hunt to the eve of that election. Public opinion surveys in both Rhode Island and Oregon put Mcgovern ahead. The South Dakota senator invested three Days in the Oregon Campaign interrupted by a swing to California. In Rhode Island As in Oregon he banked heavily on the volunteers and the door to door canvassing operations that have helped him come from far Back in the Field to take the Lead in nominating Delegate commitments. While Mcgovern and Humphrey were at work on the West coast sen. Edmund s. Muskie of Maine the Man they knocked from the top of the democratic Field made his first Campaign style ventures since dropping Active efforts in the primaries. Muskie visited his Campaign Headquarters in Providence Friday on his Way to Waterville Maine where his political career began to address his Home states democratic convention. A spokesman said Muskie is writing All democratic National convention delegates saying he still Hopes to emerge As a Compromise Choice for presidential nomination despite his defeats in the primaries. Campaign aides to wounded gov. George c. Wallace of Alabama dispatched workers to the two states to seek votes for their candidate felled by a gunman last monday As he campaigned in Laurel my. Billie ice Camp press Secretary to Wallace said taped television commercials prepared before the shooting would be used in both Oregon and Rhode Island. Camp said Wallace had repeated his vow to keep campaigning from a wheelchair if legs necessary. The governors Are paralysed. Oregon will award 34 democratic convention delegates to the statewide Winner tuesday. There Are la names on the ballot but Only Mcgovern and rep. Patsy Mink of Hawaii have campaigned actively and polls show her with sparse support. Oregon a the first primary in which the name of sen. Edward m. Kennedy of Massachusetts will be on the ballot. Under state Law. Oregon lists All nationally recognized presidential see Page to column i Krelski is Host to president and mrs. Nixon during their stay in this rail Industrial and tourist Center overlooked by a medieval fortress. Kreisky son or. Peter Kreisky. 28, was among austrians who planned anti Nixon demonstrations to coincide with the presidents visit. The Chancellor commented before Nixon s arrival a we disagree but i think my son is old enough to have his own the president and mrs. Nixon and their official party were welcomed by Kreisky and other austrian officials As a local band played martial music. Before entering his car the so pm to column 4 news briefs Prescott Ariz. Of the Prescott National Forest fire. Which seared 26.720 acres of Brush and Timber was reported a a contained saturday. Newark . If a Tucson arix., Man it Ona of five Parsons boing held fat lowing seizure of an estimated $3 million wort it of cocaine police said. The Arizona resident is identified As Joltn n. Kusian 23. Moscow if the soviet Union announced saturday the launching of a communications satellite called Molnia 2. The satellite will be used for Long Range Telephone and Telegraph Corn in uni cat ions and for relay of radio and television programs. New York Flonly a painted Ark was ready As record Rains fell on the City saturday. The painted Ark was a backdrop for a production of Benjamin b r i 11 e n s opera Quot Noah s flood a to be performed in times Square today with 1,000 school children and a symphony orchestra. Sponsors said the opera was still on although nearly in inches of rain fell by noon with no sign of stopping. The previous record for the Date was 1.21 inches in 1908, compared with 1.43 inches in la hours saturday. Sach amento. Calif.  .?>-gov. George Wallace is a certified write in candidate in t h e june 6 California primaries despite his gunshot wounds. Secretary of state Edmund Brownjr. Said that whereas Wallace a name is not on the ballots already printed he would instruct polling places to take special care in hand counting the Wallace votes. He added it probably would slow reporting of returns. Cherbourg France up the Cunard liner Queen Elizabeth 2 docked intact saturday night completing an Atlantic crossing enlivened by a $350,000 bomb blackmail threat. The Pride of the British merchant Fleet reached Cherbourg with 2.350 passengers and Ere w. Search teams were still looking for the six bombs that an Anonymous Call in new York said were hidden aboard the 65,000 weather partly Cloudy sunday and monday with moderate winds and locally blowing dust. High 87, Low 58

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