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Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 5, 1983, Colorado Springs, Colorado In a ilk a 4&r modest Mogul Merv Griffin does no to boast about his Success i a -1 a Freedom t�?-1 newspaper u 11 Ith year Gazette Telegraph 15c daily a 35c sunday a wednesday evening a Jan. 5, 1983 inside 11 sections 114 pages business classified comics crossword deaths dear Abby editorial food Horoscope d8 lifestyle cd h4 metro by g8 movies h3 g9 people i a4 scoreboard d4 c5 sports i c8 television g10 Al vitals b7 g10 weather a4 Reagan urged to avoid a terrifying deficit circulation 633-9999 classified 471-2470 Sazette switchboard 632-5511 a warmth Low tonight in the mid-20s. High thursday 50. Details a4. Washington apr president Reagan is under growing pressure from his own economic advisers cd his Best friends in Congress to seek tax increases defense cuts or both to avoid a a terrifying deficits that could reach $300 billion by 1988. But by All accounts Reagan was staying his budget course tuesday despite private warnings from administration officials that he could be courting economic disaster. A the president feel you raise taxes during a recession a Deputy White House press Secretary Larry Speakes said today. A business and financial people share that Speakes told reporters that economists and business leaders do not agree that a High deficits will abort the economic asked if the nation could sustain a recovery with heavy budget deficits the presidential spokesman replied a yes we he said Reagan was a not inclined to stretch out increases in defense spending Over six or More years As some advisers have urged. Speakes said tuesday that the president remains a firm on not reducing defense spending and firm on not increasing earlier tuesday the presidents closest Friend in Congress sen. Paul Laxalt r-nev., left a meeting with Reagan describing the budget Esti see Reagan Page a2how the �?T83 Federal red Ink grew in billions of dollars \ feb. 82 sept. 82 Jan. 83 change Reagan congressional congressional feb. 82 budget budget office budget committee to estimate estimate estimate Jan. 83 outlays 758 788 795 plus 37 revenues 666 633 605 minus 61 deficit 92 155 190 Pius 98 defense outlays 221 a 216 213 minus 8 non defense outlays 537 572 �?T582 plus 45 Farmers tear gassed tear Gas is sprayed on protesting Farmers at the Entrance to the Baca county courthouse in a photo Springfield tuesday As they were attempting to Stop the Public Sale of a Springfield farm owned by Jerry Wright. Baca sheriff believes he a still threatened Springfield apr a father and son remained jailed and were not allowed visitors following a tear Gas laced protest by More than 200 Farmers against the foreclosure Sale of a wheat and Milo farm. Baca county sheriff Willard Goff said he was not allowing visitors late tuesday for Doug Goodpaster 31, and his father Jim Goodpaster 56, both of Vilas. They were being held today on $100,000 Bond each for investigation of assault on a police officer officials said. A we still feel under threat Here a said Goff when asked Why the Good asters were being denied visitors. Lynn Bitner a Farmer at the american agriculture movement office in town had complained that Goff would the arrests came after More than 200 chanting Farmers gathered by the american agriculture movement tried to Stop the Public auction tuesday morning of a 320-acre farm in Southeastern Colorado owned by Jerry Wright. The protesters stormed the courthouse Steps before being Tea gassed Goff two of his deputies and a newspaper reporter from Pueblo received minor injuries when the Farmers attempted to Force their Way into the courthouse. Three Farmers were arrested during the 20-minute Melee that followed but one in Handcuffs escaped by leaping from a courthouse window coff uproar Page a2 Al Pate Cru vim Kiowa Pueblo pro Wert Otero not allow Jim Goodpaster s wife or a doctor to visit the men whom he said were injured Goff however said a doctor visited the men tuesday night after Jim Goodpaster complained of knee and Elbow injuries. Lea Anima Gramm resigns Congress seat might join gop Austin Texas apr rep. Phil Gramm submitted his resignation to gov. Bill Clements today saying in a one line letter that he would vacate his congressional Post by the end of the Day. No reason for his resignation was Given in the letter but Republican sources in Washington said Gramm informed party leaders he planned to switch to the Republican party and try to recapture his seat in a special election. Gramm was the Only a Boll Weevil Democrat removed from a committee by his party As disciplinary action for his support of president Reagan s economic policies. House Republican leaders promised him a continued seat on the House budget committee if the conservative Texas Democrat switched to the gop. A if that is what he Gramm wants is a special election and that is what the Law provides i will Call one a Clements said. House minority Leader Bob Michel r-ill., said he and other cop leaders would Welcome such a decision and were holding open one of the committee spots for Gramm whom he Quot called a an articulate aggressive and effective spokesman for conservative fiscal principles. The Start of each new Congress brings a shuffling of committee assignment by the leadership of each party. Since the democrats control the House see Texas Page a2 District 11 panel seeks election from sections by Michelle p. Fulcher it staff writer a group of residents in school District la is trying to change the Way school Board members Are elected. They want most of the Board a five of its seven members a to be elected from districts. A the school District has grown in size geographically so much. It would hopefully bring better expertise to the Board because you would have at least one Board member with expertise about All the schools in that District a said Jan moorhouse., one of four people who have met for about a month to draft the proposal. A the plan we have been working on is to elect five Board members by District and two at Large a he said. Currently All seven Board members Are elected at Large. The change must be approved by the voters. The four member committee will take its proposal to the school Board next week in Hopes that group will place the question on the ballot in May a school Board election. A if the Board does not put it on the ballot we re prepared to launch a petition Campaign to see group Page a4 officials fear Joyce Marshall Gazette Telegraph thinner than you think ducks at Cheyenne Lake at the Broadmoor hotel make Way through amazingly thin ice tuesday As the Days High reached 36. The Ocean surveillance satellite is said by . Experts to carry about too pounds of enriched uranium to Power its radar devices which scan the Ocean surfaces. The soviets usually keep two to three such satellites in orbit at any Given time to provide wide coverage. The United states like the soviet Union has a wide variety of reconnaissance and other satellites in orbit but none carries any nuclear materials according to . Sources. Spy satellite might fall Washington apr a soviet spy satellite carrying nuclear powered radar has been acting erratically and . Intelligence sources said today it May fall into the Earth a atmosphere late this month. According to the sources it is too Early to Tell where the satellite May enter the atmosphere from its present relatively Low orbit. Five years ago a similar soviet satellite disintegrated after dropping from orbit Over far Northern Canada and radioactive debris landed in a sparsely populated area near great slave Lake. That incident brought a Call by then president Carter for a ban on satellites using nuclear reactors As sources of Power. Since then said sources who declined to be identified the soviet Union has continued to Send aloft the same. Type of satellite whose Mission is to observe ship movements particularly the . Fleet in the worlds seas. The intelligence sources said there is Strong evidence that Cosmos 1402 has been having difficulties and that because of what was described As its erratic behaviour the russians probably can to boost it into a higher orbit. Customarily the soviets Send such satellites into a higher orbit after they have completed their spy Mission so they will not fall Back to Earth. Experts said such a practice is intended to keep the satellites and their radioactive materials in that higher orbit for 500 years. Cosmos 1402 was launched aug. 30 and . Analysts said it has just about completed its Mission. Such satellites normally stay aloft for about six months officials said. I 11 i ii i

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