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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Albuquerque, New Mexico The weather Albuquerque Clear this morning partly Cloudy the rest of the Day slight Chance for afternoon and evening thundershowers. Details g-15. 95ti year no. New m Ducos leading newspaper �5smeofcat�b and234 136 pages in la sections sunday morning August 22, 1976 Price daily 15c sunday 25c Good morning there Are probably several thousand children in Albuquerque who mind a few extra Days of vacation caused by an aps rally backs aps strike up telephoto Ronald Reagan relaxes at poolside saturday with his wife Nancy at his Home in Pacific Palisades Calif. The reagans Friday returned from the gop National convention. Reagan said he will remain an Active observer of president Ford and will resume his nationwide daily radio broadcasts. Reagan at rest conservative parties to pick their presidential candidate Blue Collar staff cheers w walkout dimension Montoya goes to voters sen. Joseph m. Montoya dam is bracing for a Tough Campaign. Paul wieck chief of the journals Washington Bureau recently followed Montoya As he campaigned in the state. Page by. Late investigation Effort authorities Are making a last ditch investigation into the slaying of Rio Arriba county Jailer Eulogio Salazar before the 10-year statute of limitation expires. Page Al. Trends housewives speak out two Albuquerque housewives defend their chosen roles in the face of implications that homemaking is some kind of Bottom of the barrel Job held Only by those unable to find any other. Page c l. Arts entertainment political books abound its election year and readers can buy books on everybody from Adlai to Zumwalt. Page do. S sports hitting starts monday the new Mexico Lobos practising since thursday will get Down to serious Busi Ness monday with hitting drills As Unm footballs get ready for its sept. 18 opener at Texas Elpaso. Page Al. Action line.a-14 around new arts and entertainment. D-l-7 books and records.d-6 business amp finance. G-l-2 calendar.a-13 classified .g-6-h-12 crossword puzzle.c-7 dimension.b-l-11 editorials.b-12 farm and obituaries.g-5 Paul wieck .b-3 Peoples column .b-3 Phil niklaus.b-3 sports.f-l-12 Sylvia television.a-13 travel and vacation.d-8-9 trends today.c-l-7 plus Parade and color comic Section miss your journal Call 842-2412 before to . Kansas City to. Up president Ford has taken a bold Gamble and volunteered to confront Jimmy Carter in a series of nationally televised debates to let the american voter choose the better Man. Ford who trails Carter by 25 percentage Points in the polls decided just a few hours before he accepted his party a presidential nomination thursday night that a face to face debate would be Quot the Best Way Quot to launch an aggressive Campaign against his opponent. He quickly com posed a few lines on a yellow note ook summoned his aides and instructed him to incorporate those words into this acceptance speech. The words on the yellow Sheet read Quot this year the issues Are on our Side. In a ready in a eager to go before by United press International More than 800 conservatives bitter Over Ronald Reagan a narrow defeat for the gop nomination will pick a third party candidate in Chicago this week a hoping to make sure president Ford loses in november. Leaders of the american Independent american Independence a d Constitution parties among other key conservative activists from around the country Are expected to join forces thursday at a three Day convention called to unfurl a third party Banner and choose a Standar bearer. The disgruntled conservatives represent various state parties who now Are a or soon will be a on the ballot in 45 states. Their Long Range Hope is to bring together disenchanted conservative republicans and democrats under a a new majority a coalition that one Day will run candidates for Congress As Well As state offices. Meanwhile Ronald Reagan was reported convinced he was destroyed by northeastern machine Regan who came within a narrow 117 votes of Victory blamed the defeat on what he termed establishment poli the american people and debate the real issues face to face with Jimmy Carter. The american people have the right to know first hand exactly where both of us Ford the Republican underdog from Michigan has nothing to lose from the debates in America s Bicentennial year. For Carter the democratic candidate from Georgia the risks Are greater. A Ford can Only gain from it a said a historian. A we done to go into this debate As a favorite a said a Carter aide pointing to Fords congressional Ana White House experience. Fords skilfully timed Challenge caught Carter off guard. At the time Carter was preparing to Issue a similar Challenge but he quickly agreed to the debates ignoring advisers warn Ticiano in northeastern states applying Strong pressure on both his delegates and uncommitted delegates to vote for Ford. A no question we won in the states where the people had a Chance to vote a he said. A we lost in those states where machine politics still exist where they to a Large extent determine who the delegates will be and then determine How the delegates will vote a Pennsylvania new York new in other political developments Jimmy Carters press Secretary said saturday the democratic nominee has completed planning for the fall presidential Campaign. President Ford said his strategy sessions would begin today or monday. Carter will waive the customary democratic practice of starting the Campaign in Detroit on labor Day press Secretary Jody Powell said. Michigan is Fords Home state. A in the interests of Good Grace Good manners we will begin the Campaign elsewhere a Powell said in a 50-Mmute briefing at Plains a. Powell said Carter would Start instead in warm Springs a. Because of its ties to the late president Franklin d. Roosevelt. Powell said Carter would make two Ings that Ford has More practice As a debater. The National television networks indicated a willingness to go along providing the debates can be held by an Independent sponsor to circumvent Federal equal time regulations. A format proposed by the league of women voters would place the first of three debates in St. Louis sept. 28, a Little More than a month away. Two More debates would follow in other cities during october. Ford and Carter each selected an adviser to negotiate details with the league. The league proposed that the vice presidential candidates Republican Robert j. Dole of Kansas and Democrat Walter f. Mondale of Minnesota debate the week of oct. 18. Both seemed willing to meet in the first nationally televised debates Between vice presidential candidates. Other stops on labor Day possibly at the Darlington 500 Stock car race in South Carolina and perhaps elsewhere in the Southeast. Ford playing Golf in Vail colo., said a a we la Start strategy planning sunday today or monday. In be had some really Good sleep. I feel Fords running mate sen. Robert Dole of Kansas prepared for a National television appearance today face the nation lbs. Dole was expected to arrive in Vail tuesday or wednesday. Carters running mate sen. Walter Mondale vacationed at a Lake cottage in his Home state of Minnesota before returning monday to Washington. One of the chief movers behind the third party drive is Richard Viguerie a right Wing political direct mail magnate and publisher from Washington d.c., who raised Over $10 million for various conservative causes last year. Viguerie 42, is seeking the party a vice presidential nomination but May end up As its presidential nominee if conservatives Are unable to convince a Quot name Quot to take up their cause. He announced his candidacy at the cop convention. Move the Ford Carter debates would be the first Between presidential contenders since 1960, when John f. Kennedy outshone Richard m. Nixon with his Cool command of the issues. Those debates generated the biggest voter turnout of the Century providing a ready made Edge for the majority democratic party. Ford took a big risk by deciding to debate Carter. No incumbent Ever before has chosen to risk the advantage of his office by debating an outsider. But debate is a common tool of the political underdog who has everything to gain if he can emphasize his opponents weaknesses. And Ford according to his advisers believes he skilfully can use his insiders knowledge of government to reinforce a prevailing sense that Carter is a swishy Washy on continued on a-6 by Susanne Burks about 300 clapping whistling Blu Collar Union workers saturday shouted their support for striking against Albuquerque Public schools. Meanwhile officers of a teachers Union urged members to vote a a not to a teachers strike. In another development a group of education aides announced through the Albuquerque classroom teachers Assn. That they will meet today to organize a unit As an affiliate of the association and decide whether to Honor association picket lines. The developments came As tonight a vote by teachers on accepting a contract or striking approached and ten Sion heightened among those involved. There was no change in the situation after a meeting saturday morning of the Rev. Harry Summers executive Secretary of the new Mexico inter Church Agency with representatives of the association and aps. Summers who is heading an Effort of clergymen to ease the situation said the five people will meet again a if and when there is More to he said the meeting was merely exploratory and one objective not achieved by late saturday night was to delay the strike vote deadline. Strongly indicating support for a strike for better wages were aps maintenance operations workers represented by communications workers of America Cwa local 8670, who got details about their situation at a saturday afternoon meeting before leaders gathered to plan strike tactics. A formal vote reaffirming a previous vote to strike will be taken at a meeting at i . Today and president John Pacheco said if it is favourable they will strike monday whether the teachers do or not. He said he was assured by the association it will instruct its members to Honor picket lines. Earlier saturday Lois Goldfarb president of the Albuquerque teachers federation an Al Cio affiliate at a news conference criticized the association and urged members to attend tonight a meeting and vote but to a question about crossing picket lines she said a we Are urging members to search their consciences on this subject. As a Union we cannot encourage them to Cross a picket Elaine Mcdivitt spokesman for the education aides said the group will meet at 2 . Today at the first unitarian Church 3701 Carlisle be. She said the move was initiated after aides from her school Cortez elementary got together to determine what to do in a teachers strike and then contacted the National education Assn. Of new Mexico Nea no. The aides feel they need better representation than the aps aide conference committee provides she said. The Cwa workers told by Pacheco that aps will give no More than an 8 per cent wage increase and will not consider Union proposals shouted a a fight and a a yes to questions about a strike. Pacheco said they will be striking for a 12 per cent wage increase their negotiators last proposal to the Board a but that does no to mean we will go Back for 12 per earlier he said workers need Quot a continued on a-2 u. S. Forces concentrating around Korea compiled from journal wires Seoul South Korea a the United states staged a demonstration of military Power in and around Korea saturday at the same time As Allied forces Cut Down a tree that was the Center of the dispute in which North koreans killed two americans. North Korea accused the United states of committing a a Large scale military provocation by sending a heavily armed Force into the truce Village of Panmunjom to fell the tree where the two . Army officers were killed wednesday. The accusation carried by the official North korean Central news Agency came As the 7th Fleet aircraft Carrier Midway accompanied by a missile Cruiser and four frigates was reported steaming from Japan toward korean Waters. Two squadrons of . Fighter bombers already have arrived in South Korea. The communist Agency said the . Action involved about 700 men and a helicopter Quot creating a terrible War the Agency in a report intended for continued on a-6 a wire photo . Aircraft Carrier Midway steams toward Korea departed from Yokosuka Japan with escort Force Fords debate proposal a bold news analysis

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