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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - October 19, 1970, Casa Grande, Arizona Dept of Libra fax t archives state Capitol Phonsu a 85007 Way patrol sets up tactical Force Trimond 17 a staggering Rise of death and ote Strutton on state Uff ways Over the past six months in Taal county a special Law enforcement project wid open today across the entire Valley that d r f Carlisle members of the uniform District i state department of Job Etc safety Hanger District 6 com Mander said the program is an Endeavor to reduce the in creasing rate of traffic accidents i this it Calls for a tactical squad comprised of two supervisors and 18 patrolmen under the direction of u George Pem Berton moving into the county out of Phoenix the tactical squad win cover a 60mile stretch of interstate 10 from the Gila River Bridge to Marana air Park Road Hanger said were going to take the Normal complement of people use under Carlisles direction and push them into outlying areas for a Short period of this wid include 89 state 93 state 84 and in Sharp Corner ahead leaning form this cowgirl takes her Grade there were approximately 13 in horse the wok tace Dacasin barrel racing tries in the event which was won by Christine Newby of dispatch photo reconstruction bids called for or High were not being utilized Roth had ample Praise for the Coolidge Volunteer fire department following its Quick action in bringing the fire under control gov Jack Williams gop slates bbl Casa Grande a Republican party Barbecue has been planned at Peart Park from tuesday with gov Jack Williams sen Paul Patoin Morris herring James Mumme and Pat Moring expected to be in attendance Williams is running for re election for governor and Fannin for reelection to the Senate herring is opposing Morris k Udall for the right to represent District 2 in the House of representatives Mumme is opposing e b Blodie Thode for the District 0 state representative Post and mrs Moring for judge of the Superior court prior to the the candidates will be at Republican Headquarters from to report r Max min pre wedge Sdiey 89 52 00 thursday 88 s6 00 Friday 87 83 00 saturday 85 58 00 sunday 86 51 00 Coolidge a report by another publication that the Junior High school auditorium Here was a total loss As a result of an oct 9 fire was apparently premature bids have been called for reconstruction of the auditorium which was struck by a late afternoon Blaze that reportedly started behind the stage according to James Roth superintendent of schools i dont know what a total loss Roth said in tentatively assessing the reconstruction task i think the entire roof will have to come off and there Are steel beams which run the length of the auditorium the three beams will have to be replaced As Well As the Wall rebuilt there will also have to be new curtains and the entire inside will have to be redone Roth said we probably wont have any ideas on an estimate until the bids come in fron the Junior High classes resumed last week with the students meeting in rooms which did not sustain smoke damage As Well As in the North intermediate and High school facilities that dispatch cameras captured action there were plenty of thrills fun and excitement saturday and sunday at both the West Pinal county sheriffs posse Rodeo and the annual Parada de los Vaqueros dispatch cameras were there covering the action and photos of both events can be found inside today paper Hie Rodeo Story and pictures Are on Page 9 White the Parade Story and pictures can be found on Page 5 top Parade honors were taken by refs Barrell which took the commercial float trophy and sweepstakes cup policy aimed at disorders to be aired Casa Grande a Public hearing on a policy aimed at preventing Campus disorders and fulfilling requirements of a recently passed state Law will be held at the regular meeting of the Board of education of Casa Grande Union High school at 7 in the Board room this policy was drafted by a committee appointed by the state superintendent of Public instruction composed of county school superintendents school Board members and county attorneys the policy has been approved by the attorney generals office As meeting All of the requirements of Senate Bill 174 Testate 8 he said the tactical program on interstate 10 will consist of a saturation Point to As Many As 20 patrolmen per Day i this the lieutenant added in id probability they will be stopping motorists for routine Driver checks excessive Speed Auto inspection and registration v time allows there May be plans to utilise Road blocks for Road Gorizia the said the astonishing Accident report found officers assessing statistics from january through August of this year As contrasted to the same period of time i 1969 it found Pannal injuries had risen from 63 to 109 and Fatato from 7 to 15 this of course would include last Summers horrifying Chain reaction tragedy during a blinding dust storm where seven died and 27 were injured Hanger said the tactical Force Are men specially trained in enforcement tactics designed to bring about the reduction in the Accident prevention program it has been in effect about a year and considered highly he said it is utilized throughout the state where and whenever there Are existing problems out of proportion with Normal routine problems Hanger said the training consists mostly of briefing sessions and instructions on the use of the Vascar visual Aid Speed computer and this is a Speed measuring device that enables the operator to accurately determine your Speed from any direction North West South and East initially it begins As a 34 week program but it is updated As new procedures Are introduced and the major contributing Factor in most All accidents his department investigates is Speed Asa Grande judged arizonans Best won daily newspaper Casa Grande Arizona 85222 monday october 19 1970 Pak h per copy vol Lvi no 83 cal1s farm Grossman pulling for farm vote Bydon Cantrell dispatch managing editor Casa Grande while fanning away at political barbs a highly energized and unflinching Sam Grossman democratic senatorial candidate was verbally blowing a High Speed Campaign through classic Speed Freak Florence information from the state diagnostic Center at the state prison Here added another tragic Page to drug abuse last week As an 18year old girl was sentenced to one year in the Pirna county jail Christine Hollenbeck 18 of Tucson was sentenced by Superior court judge William c Frey on her conviction of striking a jail Matron the judge told the re haired teenager having reviewed the Florence report that it indicates that you evidently have some permanent brain damage from taking drugs you May never be Able to return As a useful citizen to society but there is Hope that you judge Frey recommended psychiatric care treatment and testing while in jail miss Hollenbeck wept while complaining that she didst understand Why she had to go to jail the judge had called her a classic example of a Speed Freak and rejected her tearful plea to take vocational courses at the University of Arizona he said we have too Many people like you at the universities who cause trouble and that just what youd she was originally charged with rape in connection with the april 10 auction style rape of a 16yearold Girt she and four other members of the hessians motorcycle gang were accused of the crime rape charges were dropped after she was sentenced for assaulting officer Rita m Ferguson sept 5 while miss Hollenbeck was in custody on the other charges judge Frey also told her she was an example of what Hap pens to nose who Freak out were not going to turn you Loose to continue to assault others and go your Way with your drug oriented final county Over the weekend with a firm Eye cast on the farm vote in tilling the electorate soil Here Grossman touched upon numerous issues but narrowed his attention Down to the fight against narcotics the Cost of living dilemma and lamenting the whole tragic farm Pic Grossman a polished campaigner with a remarkable regular Guy approach scoffed Over several controversial attacks from the enemy Camp including his business associates in Fielding a question about his partners Grossman said it included former new York governor Tom Dewey some attorneys and Wall Street Stock brokers and there impeccable they have to reflecting he explained on the High credentials required to operate in the Stock Exchange however he did not mention any names other than Dewey charting Campaign democratic senatorial candidate Sam Grossman Center is flanked by two top Aid decamps from left Harold Arp of final county and Lynn Ragsdale As mapped numerous Campaign county hut week dispatch photo Arizona opens retarded children fund drive slated Woter report at 7 an today there were acre feet storage behind Coolidge dam this represents a decrease of 821 acre feet from wednesdays total literacy arguments Washington a the state of Arizona presented arguments today before the supreme court challenging a provision of the 1970 voting rights act which does away with literacy tests a special assistant in the state attorney generals office John Mcgowan i likened the right to vote to the right to drive an automobile he said a Man is denied a Drivers License if he has impaired eyesight similarly Mcgowan argued the states literacy test is Only used to insure the ballot is Mcgowan also argued that Arizona was not Given an Opportunity to be heard by Congress but the lawyer quickly dropped the Point when Justice he Good Marshall observed you have two solicitor general Erwin Griswold said the provision is not designed to punish Arizona or any other state but Griswold said it will Premit residents whose illiteracy was caused by discrimination before they moved into the state to vote three other states presented continued on face 3 Casa Grande a House to House drive has been scheduled for to thursday nov 12 to raise Money for the National association for retarded children Pinal county chapter the drive is to raise Money for use in the preschool development Center and to Send retarded children to a special summer Camp at Prescott the cd co chairmen for the drive Are Jim Marsh and mrs Roy Kelley the Pinal county chapter has planned a meeting for tuesday nov 3 at Murphy Hall pre school developmental Center guest speaker for the meeting is Chuck Hensley regional representative from san Francisco also speaking at the meeting is Bob Shook executive director from Arizona and major regional Sheppard state president fund chairmen for the other county areas Are mrs Guy Acuff Arizona City or and mrs Robert Facio Eloy mrs Dennis Nowlen Stanfield mrs Harold Baugus Maricopa Rev and mrs James Mumme Picacho Roy Granillo Coolidge major and mrs Reginald Sheppard Florence and mrs Florence Busby Valley farms for further information about the drive Call the childrens Colony 7235471 ext 43 or 836 5013 after 5 architectural firms will be interviewed Casa Grande the City Hall advisory committee will meet following the regular City Council meeting tonight to interview two More architectural firms relative to planning for the proposed City and Milf Stratia building tit two firms expected tonight include Lloyd Bud John architect in association with William t Baker architect and Busby associates of Phoenix two other firms were interviewed last thursday night City manager Dave Kincanon said its a continuing process and surmised More firms could be interviewed contingent upon the committees decision the Council Agenda opening continued on Page 3 meanwhile Back at the ranch and farm Grossman declared agriculture is the third largest Industry in the state of Arizona and Cotton alone is responsible for almost million there Are people in this state dependent on Cotton for a livelihood and i think the Federal administration has been very shoddy in taking care of the Farmers in and whats More he claimed his opponent sen Paul Fannin Only gives tacit approval to the Farmers he says yeah in for the but he charged Fannin has done Little or nothing for Arizona Farmers Grossman stated i dont believe there has Ever been a satisfactory Long Range farm plan in this country and it hurts like hell everyone is playing politics a Man just cant farm and make Money at 10 per cent and there All in the same boat from Citrus to Cotton and cattle he called banners the Back Bone of this adding a Farmer cant exist if he Doest know what is going the conditions be has been working under have been Grossman exclaimed we have to have a 1015 year farm program for the Farmer he has to know Bow he can budget for needed Loans Purchase of equipment and hiring personnel Over a Long period of recalling his talk last week before the Arizona farm Bureau which included some pretty heavy Grossman said my biggest complaint in discussing the Issue with them was that there have never been any guidelines from the Federal it has always been helter shelter we cant afford to play around with a third of our Economy like Grossman said its going to take a lot of shouting and a lot of work but As yet weve had no one who could do that this is a Federal problem and we need Federal leadership i think Fannin has been totally ineffective for the As for the mining Industry be said mining is doing very Well their profits Are skyrocketing and while that Good there going to have to take the responsibility of cleaning up their he believed in establishing guidelines and having mining firms toe the other Wise he said stiff penalties would be in order because we have a responsibility to the he lauded the Arizona Ming associations recent gift to the University of Arizona which approached half a million dollars remarking that a Good first step because they said they would abide by the turning to another area Grossman said in very much concerned about the drug problem Ive done a lot of work in mat area i see the drag problem As More devastating than any War weve been the democratic candidate said he would promote a three pronged attack an economic Sanction against countries mat wid not coot mid an pact 3

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