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Clovis News Journal (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Clovis, New Mexico Football a 28 Hobbs Gallup Eldorado 35 Highland 8 Alamogordo 20 Del Norte 18 sum 17 by Arkansas 17 Utah 17 12 Wash. St. 24 Wash. 20 a Freedom Pitt Rutgers 52 6 newspaper Ivy cd i u ii in g a earn journal your watchful newspaper serving Eastern new Mexico and West Texas attn n Yurt of Zoz Clovis Ramond Stbile we year tis recession recovery May be near again Christmas lights a Tim Martin executive vice president of the Clovis chamber of Commerce was one of Many local residents who helped install the Christmas lights on main Street saturday. Tinsel and lights in the shape of Golden starbursts and Christmas Trees with ornaments Are displayed from Lith to first streets where a Happy holidays Banner is located. The Clovis chamber of com Merce was assisted by the future Farmers of America in the installation of the lights. News journal photo in f Washington a take heart recession weary America Here comes the recovery. Again unfazed by a year of wrong guesses most private and government forecasters Are saying the Economy will begin pulling out of the recession in the next month or so Many were almost As optimistic last Winter and Spring new government figures released Friday said the National Economy was absolutely Flat in the july september Quarter no growth no decline just sitting there until it starts moving upward unemployment is unlikely to recede much from the highest level in 42 years 10.4 percent in october but analysts say the fact that interest rates have been falling Over the past few months Means better times Are almost surely coming. David Cross a senior economist at Chase Econometrics in Bala Cynwyd pa., talks of a Quot snowballing at first lower rates make it cheaper for americans to buy expensive items ranging from refrigerators on up to houses and they make it cheaper for businesses to finance storage of inventory stockpiles lessening their risk in in creasing production the Way the snowball is supposed to Roll lower rates a coupled with this year s tax rate Cut and the Prospect of next years encourage Consumers to buy More goods giving producers an incentive to make More thus requiring them to hire Back Laid off workers who then have Money to buy More goods giving producers an incentive to make even More and hire even More and on and on of course pie effect works in reverse too. As apparently happened with the record High interest rates that preceded the recession High rates fan push Consumers to it spending arid had producers to Cut output and Lay urges but Lew expect rates to surge upward again soon the Federal Reserve Board concer Ned about the Long recession has been easing its formerly tight grip on the nations Supply of Money and Credif and financial markets have reacted by lowering their rates on Friday it lowered its so called discount rate the rate at which it lends Money to Banks and other Finaro Al institutions a from 9.5 percent to 9 percent. Here s what some top economists Are saying about better Days ahead Hubert Dederick undersecretary of Commerce Quot we can mount a recovery at this time the first clearly positive month might Well be december he said. Allen Sinai the data resources inc. Vice president who has spoken of the 1981-82 downturn As a Quot near but he said Quot i believe the processes for recovery Are going on we Are looking for meaningful recovery in the first so recession on Page 2 Andropov leading Moscow a Yuri v Andropov the new soviet communist party chief has consolidated his Power far More rapidly than expected and now appears to be the top candidate to assume the late Man Dies in Accident a 21 year old Clovis Man Ernie Reyes was killed Friday in Lincoln county when a pickup in which he was a passenger in overturned Reyes was pronounced dead at 4 40 at the Ruidoso Hospital by or. Beechie James i. Miller 25, of Nogal Driver of the 1974 Chevrolet pickup and Andrew Torres 31, of Clovis received Only minor injuries in the Accident the Accident occurred at 3 35 two tenths of a mile North of Mountain pass 27 on state Road 37 near Ruidoso a report from the new Mexico state police said the report said Miller s vehicle was travelling at a High rate of Speed when he attempted to make a right Turr and lost Tirol of the pickup the pickup ran Oft the left tide of the High a at which Point it went into a four wheel slide the vehicle then overturned one time ejecting both passengers the vehicle then came to rest on its wheels the report said Nysp officer Timmie Stewart who investigated the Accident was assisted by Nysp officer Eddy Flores and Gilbert Archuleta of the Lincoln county sheriffs office mass for Reyes will be held at 2 monday at our i Ady of Guadalupe Leonid i Brezhnev a other Post that of president soviet sources and communist diplomats say when Brezhnev died nov. To the betting was that Andropov held the Edge in taking Brezhnev s party Post but no one ruled out Konstantin u. Chernenko Brezhnev a Long time Friend and aide in the past few Days sources have con firmed that Andropov 68, and Chernenko 71, waged a Tough Battle to succeed Brezhnev but that Andropov won after getting the support of defense minister Dmitri f. Ustinov foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko and ukrainian party Boss Vladimir v. Sher Bilsky. When Andropov was named general Secretary of the party two Days after Brezhnev died it was believed that Chernenko would be named president a Job which confers head of state status he is still seen As having an outside shot at the Job a but Only if Andropov has decided that he does t want it the announcement of the new president is thought Likely on tuesday during a meeting of the supreme soviet the National parliament which will vote on a candidate. If Andropov does not take the president s Job the sources said the 73-year-old Gromyko is the next most Likely candidate. Gromyko s most Likely successor As foreign minister the sources said would be Anatoly f Dobrynin the 63-year old ambassador to the United states a a Job he has held for More than 21 years other additions to the depleted top soviet leadership also Are Likely soon on monday the party a 300-plus member Central committee is expected to meet to officially Sanction the naming of new members to the politburo which is three members shy of the 14 it had a so Andropov on be 2 owner to seek injunction my May boost Economy Clovis a the possibility that the my missile system might tie located near Cannon air Force base could mean a brighter economic future for this agricultural Community the chairman of the committee of 50 says Quot Eastern new Mexico definitely does need an economic shot right now a said Wilbur Johnson head of an organization that has worked since 1962 to Foster Good relations Between military personnel at the base and the local Community Quot right now theres not what you would say is new Money coming into the area a he said in a Telephone interview saturday. Johnson who is in real estate in vestments and operates a ranch Southwest of Clovis said some Farmers and ranchers Are having a a hard time making ends meet because of the depressed state of the Economy Quot with the possibility of a two or three year employment situation they would be Able to save their farms and hopefully by that tune agriculture would improve and they would continue farming a he said. President Reagan is expected to unveil monday night his Long awaited Basing plan for the my. Officials at the White House and Pentagon have said Reagan probably will follow the recommendation of Pentagon research chief Richard Delauer and the air Force that iou my missiles be deployed in silos spaced Only about i his to 2,000 feet apart. The plan known As Quot dense pack a is based on the theory that the blast and radiation from the first attacking enemy missiles would destroy or disable the trailing missiles Iii a phenomenon called supporters of the plan say the Mutual self destruction of enemy missiles would spare most of the mrs. Sen Pete Domenici r n m., said he was advised by the air Force that Sites in new Mexico and Wyoming Are a clearly Superior to three Nevada Sites for Quot dense pack Quot deployment of the my Domenici has said he was Quot reserving judgment on the dense pack Mode he also said t in not leading a fight to get the my at Cannon but i dido t Tell the air Force that i done to want it at Cannon Quot the feelings of other new Mexico officials is mixed rep Manuel Lujanjr. R n opposes Basing the my on land and rep Joe Skeen r n Is reserving judgment sen. Elect Jeff Bingaman said during his Campaign that he did t think the air i orce had justified its need for the system and said new Mexico did t seem so missile on Page 2 Santa fear a an attorney for a los Lunas restaurant owner says he will seek an injunction against the alcoholic beverage control department to halt enforcement of prohibition of liquor by the drink sales on sundays and members of the alcoholic beverage control commission agreed unanimously Friday to accept any preliminary injunction that would prevent enforcement of the new prohibition in 14 counties attorney Les Smith representing Earl Whittemore an owner of the Luna mansion restaurant in los Lunas said he also will Challenge the Validity of the state canvassing boards certification of the referendum Vole the Board is scheduled to meet tuesday to certify the nov 2 election results the question of sunday sales was on the nov. 2 general election ballot in most counties at Issue is that the local option vote was counted by whole counties and not by cities that Are separately defined As Quot local option the total Valencia county vote was for the sunday ban but a majority of precincts in los Lunas Bosque farms and in the unincorporated area of the county voted to continue sunday sales a majority of Belen voters supported the ban commission chairman Paul Turpen of Portales said Friday the commission agrees to injunctive Relief because of the substantial questions of what constitutes a local option District and the Impact on Turpen said the commissions consent to an injunction would apply pending a determination of the Issue in the courts warrant issued in priest s death Albuquerque a new Mexico state police officers intend to question a Chama Man held in jail Here about the death last August of the Rev. Reynaldo Rivera of Santa be authorities said James Harry Reyos 25, accused of the beating death last year of a roman Catholic priest in Odessa Texas was being held in the Bernalillo county detention enter and has refused to waive extradition to Texas officers said Friday. Quot we will attempt to interview this Guy if he will talk to us Quot said a state police officer who asked not to be identified Reyos was arrested at a Albuquerque Motel after he called police about the december i9h1 slaying of the Rev Patrick Ryan said Albuquerque police sgt. Nick Ala rid Reyos is being held on an Odessa arrest warrant and was questioned Friday in Albuquerque by Odessa police sgt Jerry Smith and Yoakum county Texas Sherif f Jimmy Rice Quot he called in yesterday and told them Albuquerque police he was the one who did the murder Quot said Odessa police it. Rusty Baker Justice of the peace Jimmy Harris of Odessa issued an arrest warrant Friday afternoon accusing Reyos of Quot knowingly fee increases approved Santa fear the state Board of educational finance has approved a boost in required student fees next year at four of new Mexico a Public colleges and universities the increases approved thursday Are ii a semester at Western new Mexico University $9 a semester at the i University of new Mexico $., 40 a semester at Eastern new Mexico University and $17 a year at new Mexico military last tute. The $5 40 increase at Eastern will boost the required fee to $189 a semester highest of the six four year institutions new Mexico state University a fee of $188,50 a semester currently highest w ill remain the same next year also unchanged next year Are Highlands University with required fees of $100 a semester and new Mexico tech with $156.40. The $9 increase at Unm will be to $177 a semester. The $18 increase at Western will raise the fee to $118 a semester with the $17 increase the new fee at Nummi will be $305 a year or $152 50 on a semester basis. The allocation of the increased fees will be Eastern new Mexico University increase of $5.40. Health services fee increased by $3 50 to $21.75 athletics increased by $1 to $27 30 and student Center fee increased by 90 cents to $27.15. New Mexico military Institute increase of $17 a year student activities fee increased by $5 to $45 a year health services fee increased by $4 to $110 student Center fee increased by $8 to $55. And intentionally causing the death of Ryan Baker said Reyos is represented by a Public defender and has a refused to sign a waiver of the lieutenant said the investigator still was in Odessa and he did not know the motive for tile killing or if Ryan was killed by More than one Man he also said he did not know if Reyos had Ever before been questioned about the slaying Ryan s naked bound and battered body was found in a room at Odessa s Sands and Sage Motel on dec 22 the body was not identified until four Days later when parishioners from St. Williams Catholic Church in Denver City Texas travelled 94 Miles to Odessa Ryan was not reported missing until after he had missed masses on Christi Mas eve and Christmas morning investigators found a fully cooked meal on the stove in Ryan s rectory next door to the Church. New Mexico police found Ryan a car in Hobbs shortly after the killing but a search of the automobile did not reveal any clues Odessa detectives said months later their investigation showed Ryan used a fictitious name when he checked into the Motel the night before his body was found by a maid. Rivera pastor of St Francis Cathedral in Santa be answered a Telephone Call the evening of aug 5 for a priest to administer last rites to a heart attack victim officers said Good morning weather by f he associated press mondav6w�?T Kat ventral and Southeast Plains fair through monday winds sunday South to Southwest 5-15 mph Clovis Hill hot ,0w 30s�?T Porta Esb 60s and lev Dos. Carlsbad near 70 and nnd-30s. Hobbs upper 60s and mid to k Artesia uzdmlct308 heu upper60sand mid 3teft� s la mph. R a a Quot Quot to 50 and Mil Alamos up and per 20s. Las vegas Low 50s and mid-20s Sank be near so and mid features the curtain opens for a dinner theatre staged by the Community his de of or More a of a Mabon see Quot people and events Quot Page 33inside today Abby. Bridge. Classified. .50 Erma Bombeck. 50 farm ranch news. 53-57 glad you asked that i Loy is in Brief. Horoscope comics 50 is 30,31 $3. 49-58 crossword. 4 deaths. Or. Donohue. Editorial society. Sports news. To log. Myca notes. 33 40, 43-45 21-27 .41,42 16 miss your news journal Call 763-3431 Between 5 30 and 7 . Daily. 7 30 and to . Sunday

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