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Canyon Sunday News (Newspaper) - December 16, 1973, Canyon, Texas Microfilm Contor Ine p. 0. It cd �.5� 3� Dallas Texas 73235 Legal land payments seen in Annex Issue attorney for the Amarillo school 1 District say in a letter transmitted last week he believes that District can legally ram Burse the Canyon school 1 is net tor loss of tax Revenue on 11 i sections of land Amarillo wants to Annex. But the attorney May leave a portion of the Legal question evolving around the annexation unanswered . Wilson of the firm of Underwood Wilson Sutton Heare amp Berry says in a letter to Robert Ashworth superintendent of Amarillo Shols that it Amarillo and Canyon an reach an area blk settlement he will set k an opinion from the Sruti attorn y gent ral Wilson s i 11 e r w a s transmitted to the Canyon school Board from Ashworth last week. Its contents Are to be discussed at a regular session of the local Board at 7 30 . Tuesday at the High school. The letter is apparently the result it a Canyon Hoard request that before any further action is taken on the Amarillo Board s desire to Annex the North Randall land into its i stat a Legal opinion on the Issue Boob to nned by Amarillo the Canyon Hoard called a halt to continued discussions on the annexation Issue when asked its opinion several weeks ago of the formation of a citizen committee to study the annexation quest Ion representatives of the Marillo and Anyon Chambers of Commerce met with local Board members who during the meet ing asked for the Legal opinion. A representative of the Amarillo Board was to have met with Canyon Board members two weeks ago to discuss the Legal opinion but failed to show up at the meeting. Amarillos Board has been pushing for the annexation since last fall and a joint meeting Between the two boards was held last summer. Although Canyon Board members were not specific during their meeting with Amarillo and Canyon chamber members several weeks ago about which issues on the annexation question needed Legal clarification the Wilson opinion could answer Only one of the questions involved. Local Board members have questioned whether it is Legai for the annexation to take place without the presentation of a petition from the property owners involved. Wilson s opinion does not address that Issue. Wilson writes Only of whether or not the Amarillo District May reimburse the Canyon District for tax losses which would be a result of the Transfer of the h i sections of land. Wilson sees the reimbursement As Legal under two specific clauses of the i exas education code but notes that any Money to be paid the Canyon District would have to be paid out of surplus funds. He says one article of the code the Canyon sunday news a War. It left fur me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government. I should not hesitate a Moran to Piefer the latter. Gives the authority to the Potter and Randall county school trustees to adjust bonded indebtedness when territory is added or transferred. What would constitute an equitable adjustment of bonded indebtedness would of course require much thought and yet it see Legal Page 4> Fame Hall taps Jones As member Mitchell bulldogs Jones football player coach and then psychology professor at West Texas Statt University until his recent retirement will be installed in the Panhandle sports Hall of Fame on Jan 6 in Amarillo. Jones who began his career at a rus in 1 92t and ended it with his retirement two years ago. Urn the 31st in inc be in the Vilall of Fame. Ceremonies will be at 2 . Jan 6, at Thi Amarillo c Ollett gymnasium and the ceremonies will be broadcast live on Cable television Hatcher Brown physical education professor at a 1 is will install Jones m the Hall of miss Penny Davis teacher at Canyon Junior High school displays some of the gift items made by her students for the t Anyon Junior High school Christmas store to open monday. Hand painted greeting and gift cards Piaster Wall plaques key chains. Cjh8 banners and even chs Railroad spikes Are some of the items that will be on Sale in the store at the school monday. Money woes Spur look at it financial status pub a am vol. 5 �~0. 15 sunday december 16 i Homas Jeff i son 12 pages Jones w us be one of Panhandle sports Figura due n a Jan 6 other a Dick Risenhoover Ormi sports telecaster with Amarillo television and 15 cents Consumers fuel Here plagued with shortages of gasoline Money a the iat k of it in state appropriations and the amount tallied through recent fund raising efforts a was the topic Lor or Lloyd i Watkins president of West Texas Stan University when he spoke thursday to fat ult i tie University faces a 19 4-75 school year with a state appropriation about 2-400,000 under this years appropriation but no undue hardships Are an tin rated a or Watkins told a fat uly audience 1 he budget next fall for the University Edminia traction will be less than this it ear and w to Kins said we Are currently reassessing ton Diri Fatur of Devi pm a Imer As raised s in. New i Keith a i so far this a a. With Anothy 000 pledged already tor next year the president said. 1 he funds go into a special fund for internal us by the University primarily in the areas of student recruitment and continuing education in addition Watkins said the University will open its Amarillo continuing education Center at Bonham Junior High school next term and Iii offer 2�?o for credit and non credit at the school another seven courses will be offered in Sev eral Low m the Panhandle area Watkins speech punctuated with applause and laughter was his Sec to to the faculty a me he it a assumed reigns of the univ Rosity in Augi st. Int referring to the fact that the University budget will be $4u0 j t in Short on state monies wat Kins said w i i will be living in Pari on the surpluses generated by past economies it must clearly be recognized now Ever that we will be redux no our surplus funds dramatically and that we cannot count on doing this again in the future. He said the summer budget for the University will remain approximately the same for next year the staff will grow but mandated raises be Given As Weil As Merit leg quot he said. A eth budget for administration of the a Tsitve will be less and we currently Are reassessing our Rati be configuration a no the uni ver a a to s firs major thrust in am Olio a ill Greg in and noted t hat the in see Mon p it w i Nils t Faun i ars into january a seven shortage of gasoline has hit one of the county s major fuel dealers Consumers fuel As to elation and elevator m Anyon major supplier of gasoline quot a Randall county Farmers. Area t eed lots and the t Anyon school system has closed its on Loca lion station and manager Don sheets said he a struggling to meet top priority commitments. While consumer g has adequate supplies of diesel fuel and up Gas sheets said due to the quota allocation system and increased demand the association has been i a Reed to halt service to All but the most High priority customers noting that his operation receives gasoline in an amount based on the amount consumer s purchased from its supplier for the same month last year sheets a Aid last december As a wet and cold month Dur ing which Little fuel was needed by area farm us Sefi it. Pug 4 bulldog was layer for the his last shortened school hours to be talked by Board he Pic it 11 Duca Noti a Jones news poll seeks opinion on fuel hey of ending daily Mol sessions at 2 30 pm her than i 30 and several Ier Energy saving rec Omen Lions from the state lured by Canyon it a Hool Board embers tuesday n a Aby Niembro who hav t ent portions of their two most it a a stings dist be Sig but a a to a ave Energy will meet a a tuesday at the tags a a in i a a i do Dion Agene Dei a a posit a Etc school vehicle Speed hits at re Iii. A a Ai. Miles per hour and w Nich set Ting to 65degr school thermostats at a end of the class the school policy al ails for them to 6ttd g Reduci g the usage of Hui to n school opens Irth a .�ri11ub �eh018 st hed him g the governor a promo said 2.� . M i Given a Naclion a the Ila Are and Mart h met re car read hmm h Wever. Sche Muiir by so has ask a the a Tati a Tivi ties include a. Huovie tout it a. G Usi but 17 per m the Aiter i int Dunn january 1 february three month p. And March in respond to that f a a a a or quest the Tea has requested my to hts Day Riih al Schot 1 District in comply with of night the governor recommendation a Tea a and Summa a report of their final Lut Ai a Ardtoe action the the i f v but a approval 0.f Gifu current quoth. A governor and Tea a minimum re Onn and string Ali thermos talk at m degree for cold most at set before the tie res to no hour before Normang Crux Polk it col. John child left looks ver an Agenda Book of the t and on t h Amber Ltd Commerce with ram Oil Raillard Center. And Larry Hooper. Childs is new president of the chamber and Hooper is new vice president. Childs named president of chamber Hooper veep army Ltd of John it had was elected thursday to head i Anyon a Ltd Ham 1m r of f Minen a Fui Iti Lix v car i in a i professor of military Sci eau at West Texas state University us acct a Raymond Halliard manager of the Muso al a a Texas a president of the i Flamer Larry Hooper assistant vice president of first National Bank was elect d vice president of the Chain la r for 1�1 1 and a Ordell Huddleston vice president of Texas stale Hank a treat or of i hot fir were ele ted by a mation upon the recommend Iti in of a chamber Board Nitt i lulls what t Aine tot Anyon in 170 us head up the University a lift pro g ram a been an a i participant and a Ader in Ino us Fiali. But Luies Silice a Lurn of the Ili Cade he has add for two years fsr exam the Annua Canyon 500 u a a. Raeh Heid in the Lai a adds Sid late just week it i Ami w stress economie ,. Elum it of it in it a Usui is area Agri Altare West exas Stai University and the uni in a a a a t folds see so the four sectors which Mas up Iti City a Economy we want to have More Neopit who live in Canyon shop in Canyon t Hills usted a a top goal t a r City business development we Cunt change the world in one year but 1 Hoy to go and talk to the key merchants and be help them i Hilds a uni the to v al v woth to a a s booming it o no m y career Mill t. A i Hilds to Hamber will support the Agri Alture the by office Page i i their h fuel crisis if w hat w in i any on news readers say can be done about it those questions Are the of the latest news pm readers a huh appears on Page 2 of Thi Issue last week the n is printed the results <3 its first poll a on president Nixon and the watergate scandals. More than h0 readers responded to the ill an to the new s 1�- idea to continue offering the poll on various topics of National and a i Intel st As Long As Reader response warrants the space according to t Arroll w i Ison news Fullor. 1 a a Days put it i i on i Energy crisis will her it in ted in thursday s Issue of i he news primarily so families can submit a poll response from both spouses. The polls should be tilled out and returned to i in news office in mail or in person by noon thursday Dee. 27. The results will appear in the Canyon sunday news of dec 3u. Mail should be addressed to the it Anyon news Box 779, i Anyon i exas 79015. A a a were very pleased with the response a got from our poll on the president Wilson said. A although we make no claims As to the Validity of the poll results we feel that by quot it ring our read t a Ham e i it make then opinions know n the new a paper performs a More Vita fun Tion Foi the Pond says hell run for term 14 1� t p response people of ran Sun that Neh of the commit inn the past id said 1 feel y just id a i t an on youngster Bam Harrell Tell Santa North Cole. I a what a wants for t hns Mas if news is sunday s Newt still receiving letters for delivery to the letters w ill in printed m next

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