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Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Decatur, AlabamaAlabama 23 leu 10auburn 21 miss. State 21vanderbilt 13 Kentucky 3 Kansas 23 Oklahoma 3the Decatur 64th year a no. 257 Quot my country May she Ever be right but right or wrong my Commodore Stephen Decatur Decatur Alabama sunday morning november 9, 1975 94 pages 30 cents moroccan human w ave poised for third entry Agadir Morocco apr unarmed moroccan marchers were reported massed saturday to enter the Spanish Sahara at a third Point As King Hassan ii and a Spanish Cabinet minister reopened talks on a possible Compromise Over the disputed territory. The moroccan newspaper la opinion quoted a Field correspondent As saying a Large group was preparing to open the new front just 30 Miles West of the algerian Border a joining the 120,000 marchers facing a Spanish minefield and legionnaires politics heating up by Paul Foreman daily staff writer local politicians say its still too Early to speculate on potential candidates for next Augustus City elections but Bill Dukes resignation last week from his Post As City administrator has fanned political fires. Dukes resignation is effective dec. 3, and the former councilman wont say what his political aspirations Are though gossip has it he will enter the mayoral race. While Dukes says he has some business offers to consider before announcing anything official about next years race mayor Russell Bolding says its much too Early to talk about his intentions. A talk is cheap a Bolding said last week when told his name is prominent in gossip around town. Councilman Richard Lee is the Only incumbent who admitted he is interested in the mayors Post but he a still not completely sure he wont drop out of politics period. A if a couple of business deals come through i wont run at All a Lee said from his pharmacy at Retreat mental health Hospital. A otherwise i May get right in there with them and run for mayor. John Mcbride former Morgan county sheriff and now owner of a Florist shop Here said a lot of folks have approached him asking him to run for mayor but he a not ready for any official announcement. He says there a still a lot of thinking to be done. A i wont discount the idea anyway Mcbride says. Mcbride Lee Dukes and Bolding Are the four names mentioned most often Over Coffee in local restaurants but councilman Bill lovin has also been mentioned. Lovin however is considering even putting aside thoughts of returning to his Council seat. A a in a making up my mind about running a lovin said Friday. A a in la probably decide within a he added that he a put a lot of thought into considering his political position. Rumor has it Byron Vann Decatur in juror and councilman will at least run for his Council Post again but Little has been said about chances of his running for mayor. Vann went to a football game saturday and could not be reached for comment. Councilman Donald Branum appears to be a the Only City Leader absolutely sure about what hell do As his term ends next summer. A a in a not going to run a Branum said saturday a that s what in be intended All near the Atlantic coast and an unconfirmed number at another front roughly Midway Between the coast and the algerian Frontier. Antonio Carro Martinez Spain a minister of the premieres office flew unexpectedly into Agadir Morocco a temporary capital after a discussion of the crisis by the Spanish Cabinet on Friday. King Hassan received Carro in his Agadir Palace. Among others attending the session were moroccan Premier Ahmed Osman and foreign minister Ahmed american Welcome newly arrived refugees Hai Nguyen Ngoc and his wife to found that canned goods were an important part of their Welcome to Decatur. For More about the South vietnamese family and their two Small children read a my family Happy in today a living today Section. Few see budget stalemate end Montgomery Ala. A the Alabama legislature returns from its weekend recess monday with few observers predicting a Quick end to the stalemate that has blocked passage of an education appropriation. Hopes for Early passage of the school budget vanished Friday when the House and Senate deadlocked Over a controversial Senate proposal to allocate $2 million in education funds for the Purchase of a plot of land near the Capitol from Birmingham Developer Walter Johnsey. Hie Johnsey proposal was one of several costly amendments totalling $18 million that the Senate had tacked onto the $782 million House passed school budget. After rejecting the Senate amendments the House asked for a conference committee in an attempt to reach a Compromise on the budget Friday the fifth Day of the special session. In calling the session gov. George c. Wallace had urged the lawmakers to Complete passage of the school budget within five Days but that became impossible when House conferees walked out of the negotiations. One of the conferees. Rep. Walter Owens of Centreville said the House members abandoned the deliberations when Senate conferees refused to negotiate the Johnsey see few on Page a-4 top of the bulletin Hanceville a a Cullman county Nan Paul Denny apparently shot his life mrs. Katherine Denny then Tun a he gun on himself Here saturday shortly after 5 . At the Denny s Home near Hanceville Cullman county Coroner avid Moss said. Further details were lot immediately available. Franco holding on Madrid Spain api doctors gave Gen Francisco Franco 14 pints of blood saturday and sought to relieve his pain with sedatives after an operation for removal of two thirds of his ulcerated stomach a late night medical bulletin read by in formation minister Leon Herrera said the 82-Yearold Franco s condition still was a very grave but there was no Post operation Haemorrhaging Portugal on Alert Lisbon Portugal apr Portugal armed forces went on nationwide Alert saturday following an outbreak of terrorist attacks and an accusation by the communist party that a a counterrevolutionary coup d eat is in advanced a Lisbon radio station reported a grenade was found on the desk of adm. Antonio Rosa Coutinho leftist member of i the ruling revolutionary Council but malfunctioned and did not explode. The Alert which confines troops to Barracks for an indefinite period was expected to extend at least through tuesday when Portugal Grants Independence to Angola its last african Possession the Independence of the immensely Rich african country and the fighting there Between soviet backed and Western oriented liberation movements for control is tightly interwoven into the struggle for Power Here Between leftists moderate socialists and the right Wing Lara i. Before the meeting Between Hassan and Carro began moroccan information minister Ahmed Taibi Benham told newsmen a you can expect a decisive turn of events in the next 24 he did not elaborate but the state ent was widely regarded As confirmation of reports that a Compromise was in the making. Those at the first opening began crossing the Border thursday South of Taraya but stopped when they came to what Spain see moroccan on Page a-4 he Selle eyes school plan the Hartselle City Board of education will consider an innovative plan for Community involvement in educational planning at its meeting monday night said supt. Carlton Smith. The outstanding feature of the proposal being submitted Smith said is the cooperation of teachers students and citizens in determining what the schools should teach. If the Board of education votes to embark on the venture its first task will be to decide How to select Community representatives to serve on a citizens committee he said. This committee will be charged with ranking goals of the schools in order of importance As a basis for deciding what should be taught. Smith said the committee will Vork from a list of goals prepared by Phi Delta Kappa the International education fraternity and determine if those goals also apply in the Hartselle school system. Phi Delta Kappa Drew up a list of goals common to Many schools systems including developing general education developing Reading and writing skills understanding and practising democratic ideals and learning How to be a Good citizen. After the citizens committee ranks the educational goals in priority the next step is for citizens teachers and students to evaluate the Success of the present program in meeting these goals. Onjak this is accomplished the school system will use the information for planning programs and services. If the Board approves the plan monday night Smith said the citizen committee could be named within a few Days. He suggested several plans for selecting the committee. In some communities the school superintendent has selected the committee while others have created a selection committee he said. See he Selle on Page a-4 in today s daily Calendar a-7 obituaries d-2 classified d-2 editorials b-2 e tainment.b-4 financial b-6 Horoscope e-3 Landers f-3 sports cd to log b-5 living today Al Martha Ann s Valley e-4 on this Date in 1933, president Franklin d. Roosevelt created the civil works administration to provide thousands of jobs for unemployed Young americans. 3ial 353-4612 Athens a 232-1535 Quick weather probability of rain today 40 per cent and 70 per cent tonight. High today in the mid 70s, Low tonight near 60. Complete weather map River Page a-2 a it s a privilege to live in the Tennessee Valley practice shots Rev. Aaron Clark 1605 10th ave. Crt., takes practice shots with his Bow from Trees similar to the ones he will use while Hunting for Deer. Clark has t shot at a Deer since the state season opened for Bow Hunters but he plans to he ready when the Opportunity arrives. Clark is a member Lawrence schools under race balance spotlight by Russ Roberts daily staff writer the problem of achieving racial balance in Public schools an Issue which has confronted school officials across the nation time and again throughout the past two decades has surfaced in Lawrence county a state senator and Birmingham attorney u. W. Clemon said last week that he will take the Lawrence county school Board to Federal court where he will accuse the Board of segregating the county a High school teachers by race the school Board is presently compiling answers to a list of interrogatories which it is required to answer by the court. Clemon said he will ask for the hearing As soon As the interrogatories Are answered t since december 1970, the Lawrence county school Board has been required to maintain racial student and teacher ratios in accordance with a continuing court order issued by the Northern District Federal court of Alabama under this order either party May file a motion for additional Relief or a motion to modify the court order Clemon said he wants the court to modify the earlier order so that 25 per cent of the teachers at every county school would be Black. The interrogatories ask the number of Black teacher hired since 1970, the highest positions they have held and the schools they Are now assigned to. Is the school Board segregating teachers the answer depends on How statistics see Lawrence on Page a-4 of the Madison and Morgan county Bow Hunters groups. Daily Colo photo by Tony Estes old Bank meet slated monday two architects will discuss the past and the future of Decatur a historic Bank building monday night at a Public meeting of the old Bank Board in talking about two restorations. Mrs. Caroline Cortner Smith a Courtland native travels from Birmingham to explain details of the works Progress administration restoration in the mid-1930s which she directed. She became Alabama a first registered woman architect about 1913 and remains Active at work and in civic activities Douglas Fuller the restoration see old on Page a-4 cow turns knocks him Down Hartselle a she just turned and knocked me sounding like he had just lost his Best Friend Burl Vest a Falkville 2 Fanner explained How one of his cows turned on him after the animal received two shots from a veterinarian. A a in a been keeping her in the barn and giving her shots because i thought she was sick and she got mean a he said. A but she was t sick. She had a Nail stuck All the Way through her foot. Then he gave her shots and she sure did no to like that. Before we could get her out she just turned and knocked me Down a Vest who was resting comfortably at Pineview Hospital in Hartselle saturday afternoon said he was knocked cold and did not know what had happened until he woke up at the Hospital some 30 minutes later. Vest said he was told he could leave the Hospital after observation. 10 years ago today northeastern lights went out Guilderland n y apr it was 10 years ago that the lights went out leaving 30 million people Over an 80,000-Square-mile area without electric Power could it happen again0 Utility officials say it is unlikely but they also say the electric Power network did what it was programmed to do on nov 9, 1965. When much of the Northeast was Jacquelene s Cut a curl 353 2428, 1233 the a bes e Mon sat. No appointment adv plunged into darkness for 12 hours Bryan Gosling of the new York Power Pool said the system worked the Way it was supposed to. It kept the system from destroying itself and causing a blackout that could have lasted for weeks a the great Northeast blackout began at 5 16 when a safety relay near the Canadian Border designed to shut Down overloaded lines was tripped by a momentary Power surge. The relay had hmm a set to Trio at too Low a Load. Five parallel lines took up the Burden until their safety relays tripped As Well. Blocked at the relays Power from the lines course blindly backward through a network of wires connecting the Utility companies of Canada new York and new England All along the Way the staggering surge knocked out generators like a Row of dominoes toppling one another less thav 15 minutes later the Northeast was dark it caught some people Between floor in elevators and caught others Between stations in the subway it caught everyone by Surprise. Preliminary planning already had begun on a safer and More efficient system of Power sharing a sending electricity from areas of Low demand to areas of High demand but it was the blackout that provided the impetus for sophisticated see 10 on Page a-4 Decatur s Magna Vox dealer for 1/ years. Robsion furniture downtown second Avenue Decatur 353-2370 adv

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