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Arlington Daily News (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Arlington, Texas
Arlington daily news phone 265-4241 volume 25-number 208-Arlington, Texas sunday september 2.1973 3 sections Price daily 10c-sunday 15c Bridge closing eyed new Span proposed for fielder by Don Rutherford Tarant county Bureau Tarrant county commissioners were told Friday that the Bridge Over the Trinity River on the Arlington Bedford Road should be closed permanently. Charles Winters county planning director said that a new Structure should be constructed on the proposed alignment and North Extension of fielder Road As reflected in the Arlington fort Worth Euless and Bedford thoroughfare plans. Winters also recommended that the county investigate the possibility of acquiring 120 feet of right of Way through dedication from property owners and constriction of a phase 1-Type Roadway similar to that constructed on the Hulen Street Extension in fort Worth Between Loop 820 and the Granbury Road and the proposed phase 1-Type construction Between the City of Keller and interstate 35w. Tarrant county a namely the Public works and planning directors of each of these bodies a were in attendance. Engineers have said that the current Bridge is beyond repair and that it would Cost upward of $250,000 to build a minimal facility in its Stead. Regarding the proposed facility As outlined by Winters Friday the planning director said a realizing that this facility could not be constructed and could not be opened to traffic for a minimum of two years it is recommended that in the interim period traffic formerly using the Arlington Bedford Bridge Road crossing utilize pm 157, which lies approximately 2.5 Miles East of Randol Mill Road or utilize Randol Mill precinct line Road which lies two Miles West of the Arlington Bedford Bridge. A these Road should provide adequate Access and Little additional travelling times during this Andersen a a in la vote now for you and Jerry Mebus to build Richardson mused that a people Are inconvenienced All Winters pointed out that any new Structure at the present site would have to be raised la feet to meet mini mum Federal standards. A a it a not that we re not trying to solve this problem gentlemen a Winters said Andersen admitted a a it s a hard at Gunn or. High a la carte tried Winters said a meeting was held in his office thursday to review the problems of the now closed Bridge. Representatives from the cities of Arlington and fort Worth and from no paper monday the daily news will not be published monday sept. 3. In Observance of the labor Day Holiday. Normal publication will resume on tuesday. Fly your Flag monday september 3 is labor Day an official Flag flying Holiday. Let s Salute the working men and women of this great Industrial nation by flying old glory tomorrow. Commissioner Jerry Mebus of Arlington said he Felt it would take about five years to construct the facility As proposed by Winters. A if the county does no to get involved a Leroy Erwin Tarrant county director of Public res said a it will be to to 15 Mebus said he does no to think people should be inconvenienced All that time. George a a skeet a Richardson precinct 4 commissioner asked a is there anyway the City of Arlington can put some Money into this a Mebus replied a their Money is Bond funds and they can to legally Erwin said with the new facility a traveler a could go right straight to the Airport from r. T. A a Dick Andersen precinct i commissioner said. A we can get somebody to come up Here with a social program for 50 people and spend a half million dollars. Thiere Are about 7,000 people served by this Bridge and they Are taxpayers and we Are saying they could be r. F. A a Dick Lewis precinct 3 commissioner told the Price increase on school cafeteria lunches does no to seem to be much of a problem for students at Floyd Gunn Junior High school. The Pilot school for an a a la carte program Floyd Gunn students have been allowed to choose Between various meats vegetables and desserts on their plate lunches. A a they can buy a 55 cent plate lunch and choose Between the entrees or they can buy an entire single item lunch a says Tom Cunningham food services director. Or students May Purchase a combination such As an additional item on their plate lunch. If the new program is successful at Gunn or. High it will be implemented in All the Junior and High schools in the Arlington school District Cunningham said. By All appear ances it has been very successful. A last year with our straight lunch line we served 59 percent of the students and this year we re serving Over la percent a Cunningham said. This a a la carte program will not be offered in the elementary schools however. A elementary children Are very dependent on their peer group a he said. A a they re Likely to eat what the first one in line Cunningham said that a Junior High school was possibly the Best testing ground for the program because High school students often had firm opinions about their Choice in food and elementary students were often so susceptible to peer pressure. A a Junior High student still has some curiosity about new food items a Cunningham said. In addition these seventh student editors named at Uta editors have been named for three student publications at the University of Texas at Arlington. Laura Allen a former managing editor and news editor for a the shorthorn a the student newspaper has been named editor. The Plano native. A journalism major has worked As a reporter for the Plano Post and the Plano Star courier and for the Arlington daily news. A new editor mrs. Allen will direct a staff of some 50 student journalists and supervise production of the twice two injured in wreck a pictured is a car which was involved in a two car collision Friday morning at the intersection of Randol Mill Road and state Highway 360. Two people were injured in the Accident and taken to daily news photo Arlington memorial Hospital. Randy Welch 20, of 910 e. Randol Mill rd., no. 142, Driver of one car was listed in fair condition Friday. Priscilla Hayter 18, of Paris tex., Driver of the other car was treated and released. Weekly student newspaper which has a circulation of about 14,000. Jim Aldridge a biology major from Honolulu was named editor of the Uta yearbook a the he served As photography editor for the yearbook in his freshman and Sophomore years and As a staff photographer for the fort Worth press. An English major John Ross was named editor of the student Magazine. Ross a native of California is a prizewinning writer and photographer. Graders still had some compatibility with elementary students and ninth graders were close to senior High school. A so by implementing the program in a Junior High school we can see what the other two schools might like. I firmly believe that nothing is nutritious until a child puts it in his Mouth so we have to consider his tastes in addition to maintaining balanced Cunningham said that he hoped to have the a a la carte program in All Junior High and High schools by Christmas. New Job for Rollins appointment of John a. A a Andy a Rollins As assistant City attorney cd the selection of Dale s. Hanna As prosecutor for the Arlington municipal court has been announced by City attorney Stanley Wilkes. Rollins replaces Mark Nichols who resigned to go into private practice. Rollins has been working As prosecutor since january. Hanna 24, did his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Arlington and received a a degree in political science before entering Baylor Law school. He received his doctor of jurisprudence degree in june. He is a native of Cleburne. A Law review candidate Hanna was a member of i Alpha Delta Legal fraternity and a past vice president of that group. Ranked in the top 15 per cent of his class he was a participant and member of the Harvey m. Richey moot court society. He served As student attorney for the Waco Legal Aid. As prosecutor for the court he will handle All cases pending before the court and act As Legal advisor for the Arlington police department. Rollins assistant City attorney will handle delinquent tax and right of Way matters in addition to regular City Legal matters. Registration is continued registration for adult evening classes will be continuing at Arlington High school through tuesday sept. 4. Also registration for the adult Basic education will begin on that Date. Damage in Blaze said a moderate a fire caused moderate damage to a House at 921 Buffalo Friday afternoon according to fire chief Pat Martin. Arlington fire department members managed to confine the Blaze to the Kitchen area although there was smoke damage throughout the House. Martin said no one was Home when the fire occurred. The chief estimated the loss at $4,000. He said no one was injured. Fire officials think the fire May have originated in a waste Basket in the Kitchen. Daily news photo now you see it or. Ralph a. Marcom of Honey Grove is one of the magicians o tending the convention of the Texas association of magicians this weekend at the in of the six flags Here. One of the highlights of the meeting was a magic show Frida night at Texas Hall on the Campus of Uta. Milford a russian trip 6 Eye open by Sid Underwood drily Newt staff a i did t go there with any preconceived no this in t a statement made by a convicted prisoner concerning his trip to the electric chair. It s Dale Milford of the 24th District discussing taking his Quot hot seat in the United states Congress. Quot it was a Field i had no experience in and i Learned a Long time ago not to go into something you re unfamiliar with with preconceived ideas a the freshman congressman said. Milford said the minute one Steps into the world of politics they surrender any and All privacy they May have enjoyed in the past Quot you literally must donate every waking moment of your life to your Job a said Milford. Quot i done to mind doing it and my wife is the Type that works with me As opposed to falling by the Way As some spouses do in toe congressman explained that the divorce rate among politicians is High because it is difficult for their families to adjust to that Way of life. Milford said his recent trip to Russia was both interesting and Eye opening. Quot i found that i knew very Little about the russian system a he said. Quot i also found that the russians know very Little about our the legislator said both countries need to begin a thorough study of each others system of government at the Junior High level. Quot we had meetings with the supreme soviet the ruling body of Russia and in that meeting we both agreed to our own amazement that we . And user knew very Little about each other a Milford Oaid. Having a More thorough knowledge of one another will help when the countries expand their Trade relations according to Milford. Quot i was amazed to find that the russians Are far ahead of us in certain technologies a said Milford. Quot one specifically is the generation of congressman Milford said he. Inspected a Magnetohydrodynamics Mhd Power Plant in the soviet Union that works off a new theory of Power generation. Quot this new method increases the efficiency of an electrical Power Plant by some 30 per cent which is a fantastic jump a he said. The russians have one Power Plant in operation that is capable of producing 25 million kilowatts according to Milford. A they told me that they have a fusion reactor Power Plant in operation a Milford said. The nuclear Plant is in Siberia he added. Milford pointed out that this country a Progress with Mhd and nuclear Power plants is still in the Laboratory stages. A i found their technology in Coal distillation is ahead of us a said Milford. A they distil Coal much the Way we do Oil to make by is because they Are a behind in computer Techun by Milford explained. Milford said he is pre that he a been Able to Estat an efficient staff during i first term in the Congress. I said a recent Survey show his office staff to be one of i most efficient on Capitol Hill Quot your staff really is t congressional office a Mitzo said. A the congressman i tonally unless he has a be efficient and Good Sta does t do Good the congressman said i welfare Reform Bill who Calls for a massive program aimed at putting Able Boft welfare recipients to a through a vocational educate program which will make it of already existing facility will probably come Bema Congress within the next Yea toe user is far behind the . When it comes to Oil distillation and spacecraft and space equipment. Quot we spent an entire Day at their equivalent of the Johnson space Center and i found their space equipment As crude compared to ours a he said. The main reason for the soviets inability to keep Pace with the . In space tech nolo Quot we were very e aged when the preside signed a commission u us which indicates we in administration backing said Milford. There is a spirit of co to on in the Texas Delegal Congress and Milford in sized that cooperation is i Active. Quot if you get anything d the House of represent you better have your by lined up loners get now he said. Although stating he is present declaring his Cai by for reelection m quipped Quot i sure do Enjo filing deadline for seeking a seat in Cong i feb. 4,1974. Editor s note this is the second in a series of three articles based on a recent interview with congressman Milford
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