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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - June 16, 1974, Albuquerque, New Mexico Tilt rallies Albuquerque slight Chance Brief thundershowers otherwise fair. High in upper 90s, Low in upper 50s. Details on f-12. 93rd year no. Album has Nal 132 pages in la sections sunday morning june 16, 1974 Price daily i or sunday 25e Good morning the mayor Council candidates have had their say a tuesday the voters will have theirs. A a a a journal photo by Bay Cary presbyterian Hospital therapist Jacque Milligan aids stroke victim a i could see the words but could make no sense out of them Little understood disease is third largest killer this is the first Story in a journal series on the third major cause of death in the United states a stroke by Steve Penrose a i went out to get the paper and i opened it and from then on i knew something was wrong. As soon As i had opened the paper and looked at it i was amazed to find that i could not read. I could see the words but could make no sense out of something was indeed wrong with former University of new Mexico athletic coach Willis Barnes. He had suffered a stroke. About 200,000 persons a year die from cerebral vascular accidents Eva a More commonly known As strokes a according to the Federal joint committee on stroke facilities. That figure places stroke third on the list of causes of death exceeded Only by heart disease and cancer. What is a stroke although it ranks near the top of the list of causes of death in this country the relatives of a stroke victim often do not know or understand what happened to their father or brother who is lying in a Hospital bed. A is it like cancer a they sometimes ask. A Lack of Lay understanding of strokes May be Only one of the multitude of problems that May appear when a person a especially an older one a suffers a Eva. The problems of old age a ill health a body that does no to heal As rapidly or completely As it did in its younger Days frustration isolation neglect in turn Over Protection and guilt for a variety of reasons a Only become greater when an older person has a stroke. A definition of stroke May be one of the easiest accomplishments for a Eva victim and his family As they face depending on the severity of the stroke what May be a Long and problem Ridden period of recovery which May result in Only minimal recovery of the functions affected by damage to the brain during a stroke. Stroke which one of its victims termed a a Small word that can change the lives of Many people a May occur in several ways. A thrombotic stroke occurs when a clot forms in an artery carrying blood to the brain. This clot May become lodged in one of the Small arteries far from the brain thus cutting off its vital Supply of blood. The same occur Ance May result from the breaking off of a piece of plaque which lines the artery. This fragment or embolus May then pass through the artery until it becomes lodged again blocking blood flow. A loss of blood to the brain May also result when an aneurysm a a thin area continued on a-8 to solve finances a Rhodes by Robert v. Beier promising he a will not Embarrass the party a Republican lieutenant governor nominee Virgil Rhodes told a gop meeting Here saturday he will have his a financial problem resolved in a and Rhodes told a meeting of the Bernalillo county Republican Central committee he also a will prepare a personal financial statement and make it Public a relating to my True financial financial woes for the Albuquerque legislator real estate broker and contractor started orly before the june 4 primary when the first National Bank in Albuquerque filed civil action against Rhodes and his wife alleging nonpayment of two promissory notes totalling $58,000. Republican gubernatorial nominee Joe Skeen of Picacho also spoke to the meeting but his Brief remarks before Rhodes appeared. Skeen no reference to Rhodes financial problems. Rhodes also no comment about resigning the nomination a As had been rumoured a but prefaced his remarks by saying a i want to alleviate a few fears that have been mentioned in rumours gossip and in some news however the journal Learned Rhodes financial problems Are still causing concern among Republican leaders who Are saying privately that a a if we have to make a change we want to do it by july i. A both Skeen and gop state chairman Murray Ryan of Silver City have talked to Rhodes about his problems but have declined comment apparently waiting for the candidate to resolve the situation shortly. A i done to deny i have financial problems a Rhodes told the Central committee members. A a the Law suit was not out of line. But we be a verbal agreement that it will be withdrawn. It was due to my he said the suit a will be resolved in the next week and will be taken care of in a proper manner. Quot i have Security two or three times As what the notes Rhodes also said a i just done to happen to believe rumours willbe pushed off the ticket for a Spanish surname candidate. If i believed that i would not support Manuel Lujan is seeking his fourth term from the Northern congressional District. A anyone who wanted to could have run for the lieutenant governors nomination and i did a Rhodes continued on a-2 Nixon in Syria May renew tie Damascus Syria apr the stars and stripes fluttered Over the syrian capital for the first time in seven years saturday welcoming president Nixon for an unprecedented visit that sources said could Herald the resumption of diplomatic relations Between the formerly hostile nations. Nixon told a state banquet saturday night that a cultural Exchange program with Syria was being reestablished but neither he nor his Host president Hafez Assad mentioned a restoration of the diplomatic ties broken by Syria in the 1967 Middle East War. Syria has had close ties with the soviet Union. The two presidents were to Confer privately before Nixon goes to Israel today. His fifth and last Stop in the Middle East will be Jordan. On Nixon a arrival in Damascus a the first syrian visit by any american president a he was greeted by an unexpected escort of soviet built syrian Mig jets a Hearty handshake from Assad and the Waves of a crowd of 450,000 waiting in the sweltering heat. But As at his last Stop in saudi Arabia where he promised More military Aid to King Faisal the reception was More subdued than the frenzied Welcome that millions gave him in Egypt. A Force of 5000 soldiers and 2000 plainclothes Security agents was on hand in Case of trouble. At the banquet Assad became the third Arab Leader in four Days to Tell Nixon that a lasting peace in the Middle East cannot be achieved until the palestinian question is resolved. The american president replied that a i understand your concern about but he said that Issue As Well As the question of israeli occupation of Arab lands and Quot other matters must await future negotiations. A i would like to Tell you that i had an instant solution for these very Complex problems a Nixon said. A but you would know. That i do not bring any instant he described the disengagement of israeli and Syria troops along the Golan Heights As a a a beginning a and a Good he added that a now we must move Forward step by step As each continued on a-2 claim action possible heart Assn. Seeks counsel by Susan Landon the Board of directors of the new Mexico heart Assn. Saturday voted to seek the counsel of a bonding company about a possible claim against Carl Halberg former executive director of the association. The motion included the provision that the associations Legal counsel James Shannon would inform the groups executive Board a which would decide whether to file a formal claim a of the company a recommendations. Halberg who was suspended As. Executive director in february and resigned in March is bonded against unaccounted expenditures. Halberg attended the annual meeting briefly saturday but left before the Board of directors meeting. The move came at the new Mexico heart Assn. Annual meeting after the Board members were Given an audit of the groups finances showing that As of March 31, 1974, the group had a fund deficit of $14,843. Tony Strati a certified Public accountant with the firm of peat Marwick and Mitchell pointed out that while the association had budgeted $114,909 for the year based on a reported fund balance of $103,918, the organization at that time had an actual balance of $64,011. Those figures indicate that during Halberg a term As executive director during the first nine months of the fiscal year the expenditures exceeded the associations Cash assets by $96,047. Strati said the fund balance figure of $103,918 was based on an audit by Max Gonzales whose services were terminated by the association after some financial records could not be found. The association has filed a complaint against Gonzales with the new Mexico state Board of Public Walsh outgoing chairman of the Board reported that he had received a letter from Halberg on Friday saying that the association owed him $6900 for vacation time and salary. Noting the financial difficulties of the association or. Sterling Edwards president of the Nymha said a trials can destroy you or they can make you stronger. These problems have us stronger. We Are tightening our belts and rejuvenating the guest speakers at the annual meeting expressed optimism about the future and importance of the Nymha. John l. Denney m.d., candidates face issues participants in Albuquerque a new form of government will be chosen tuesday. And the Campaign has been highlighted by the race for mayor with candidates Herb Smith and Harry Kinney waging a spirited Battle for election As the City a first mayor in More than so years. Today a journal presents an Issue discussion Between the two candidates presented in easy to read question and answer format. See Page a-6. Ii Harry Kinney action line.d-4 around new Mexico do around courthouse.a-4 tote.c-l-8 books.c-3 classified. G-3h-12 crossword puzzle.f-2 editorials.a-4 entertainment .c-4-6 farm and ranch cell family lawyer.f-4 Home living.f-l-5 Herb Smith horoscope.f-3 in the capital.a-4 obituaries.f-12 Peoples column.a-5 Phoenix nest.a-5 Quality in living b-10 sports.e-l-13 today a Calendar .a-13 to log previews a-13 wieck in Washington a-5 woman a world b-l-9 plus Parade and two comic sections past vice president of the american heart Assn., pointed out the importance of having National ties in heart fund groups. Referring to Carl Halberg a new heart group the heart education research society hers or. Denney noted that the Nymha had a rival organization which questioned How much of the associations Money and Effort is directed towards new Mexico. Or. Denney said that new Mexico heart contributions go to Benefit medical research in other parts of the country that will have direct influence on the health of new mexican s. He added that National heart Assn. Money can come into new Mexico to support medical research and educational programs. He also pointed out that the National organization has standards of financial accounting programming and medical research which All association groups around the country must comply with. The acting executive director of the new Mexico Nymha John Bernier noted that the group is facing Steep financial problems but said the organization had become stronger and Wiser As a result of its financial difficulties. The group has adopted new stricter financial accounting policies recommended by the Southwest regional heart Assn. Team. At the meeting a Board of directors for 1974-77 was elected. Serving for a second term of three years Are or. Jonathan Abrams Dan a Chavez c. W. Christenson e. C. Cortez Allan e. Johnson Barry t. Kissack or. Lemon Malry or. Howard b. Melton or. A. Mortimer or. Frank m. Mowry or. Donald v. Priola or. Richard continued on a-2historic mayor Council race to be resolved tuesday by Marc Bernabo City voters tuesday will go to the polls to Complete the historic Job they began May 7, selecting the mayor and nine councillors who will launch the new mayor Council government approved in a charter amendment election feb. 26. Fromer City commission chairman Harry Kinney and former City manager Herb Smith have battled for six weeks to win the Mayo ship since emerging As the top candidates from the 33-candidate Field in the May 7 vote. Seven of the nine councillor positions Are still to be decided since none of the candidates in those races was Able to attract the required 40 per cent of the vote in the first election. And the third column on the voting machines will offer the Chance to vote a a Aye or a a nay on an anti obscenity referendum. Polls will be open from 8 . To 7 . Tuesday in 62 locations throughout the City. Voters in All but 19 precincts will vote at the same places they voted May 7. The voter turnout is estimated at 40,000 by Mary Louise Cooper municipal reference librarian and election coordinator. Absentee voting reached 824 by 5 . Friday the last Day to apply to vote Absentee she said. A total of 320 persons voted Absentee in the May election when the turnout totalled 53,000, a record for a City election. An innovation in tuesdays voting will be use of civil defense sirens to Mark the opening and closing of the polls to assure they open and close together in All locations. The mayors race has held most of the spotlight since filing Day Back on april 2. Kinney and Smith have campaigned on a wide variety of issues having dozens of joint appearances and other speeches to groups across the City. Kinney has stressed his experience on City and county commissions and his accomplishments in the environmental Field in his Campaign under the slogan a the right kind of Smith running under the Banner a bring Back the vision a has stressed the need for More planning and stronger environmental efforts in City government. He has also stressed his experience in planning and his record As planning director and City manager. The mayor under the terms of the extensive charter amendment will be the City a chief executive officer comparable to the president in the National government and the governor in state government. He will be the City a first mayor since 1917, when the charter was converted to commission manager government and the mayors closest counterpart the indirectly elected chairman of the five member commission All elected at Large. The legislative Branch of the new government which takes office july i will be the City Council of nine members elected by District. The Council will be enlarged toll members until dec. I 1975, by the addition of commissioners Ray Baca and Bob Poole who will serve out the terms they were elected to in 1971. Two councillors Tom Hoover in dist. 4 and Sandy Cohn in dist. 5, were elected May 7. Atrisco school principal Pat j. Baca and housewife and University of new Mexico student Cecilia continued on a-12

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