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Douglas Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - October 17, 1976, Douglas, Arizona $3.5 million for Douglas schools sri nip. It i Ich. 49 4district 27 to hold Bond election dec. 2 by Bob Stertz dispatch staff Douglas unified school District will hold a $3.5 million Bond election on dec. 2. Because of the Large amount involved the county Board of supervisors will need to consent to the election. However it is expected they will confirm it. Date of the bonding election hinged More on whether school Board member Mike Gomez would sign a bonding attorneys meeting consent form. Contacted this morning Gomez who was absent from thursdays meeting. Said he would sign. A i done to feel i can withhold my Gomez was the Only dissenting member to the Bond election. He tried to vote no in absent a but was turned Down by the remainder of the Board because of policy and precedent requiring members be present. Bonding agent Harry Pernell told the Board that the bonding attorney wanted the consent form signed by All five members. The form is to verify the fact the special meeting held was legally called at the consent of All five members. If Gomez did not sign Pernell explained the Only recourse would be to wait until the regular Board meeting at which time the Arizona briefs new trial for Ned Warren Phoenix a a new trial for Ned Warrensr. And his son inlaw Gale Nace convicted last month of extortion has been requested by their attorneys. The Appeal filed thursday accuses the prosecutor of misconduct and the judge with making errors in admission of evidence during the Federal trial in Seattle. Regents member named Phoenix a Chandler rancher Dwight Patterson has been named by gov. Raul Castro to succeed Kenneth Bentson on the state Board of regents. Bentson a Scottsdale businessman said thursday he had resigned from the Board and intends to work on former California gov. Ronald Reagan a presidential Campaign. Castro appointed Democrat Patterson to succeed the Republican Bentson. 125-acre fire contained Tucson a a 125-acre fire in a Remote and extremely Steep Canyon North of Here has been contained and firefighters hoped to have it under control by mid morning. A spokesman for the Coronado National Forest said a fire line was completed around the Blaze late thursday by More than 200 men who had been battling the fire since the previous night. Vote would again be taken. It is not needed to have consent of All five members at the regular meeting because it is implied the membership agreed to the Board meeting. Pernell said failure to sign would shove the schedule Back about a month. Asked Why he voted no Gomez said the $3.5 million is too much. Two important requisites to a Bond Issue he added is the need to know the specific needs before allocating the Money and the ability to pay. Bonding capacity for the District is $4.4 million. About $300,000 is still being paid on in the elementary schools. Projects specified at the Board meeting Are schedule Friday oct. 17 8 . A dance program Agua Prieta gymnasium Avenida 15 Calle 7. School children and stud Pantinas. Saturday oct. 18 to .-5 . Outdoor show of arts and crafts Folk Art. Little gallery Park pan american ave. Mrs. Tom Smith and mrs. Fred Powell co chairmen. 8 .�? Gran Baile de Las Doc ran Heras. Bushmaster club. $5 per person. Chairmen Mose and Angie Haralson 8 . No Host cocktails and Art Wall preview 9-11 . Silent auction bidding on paintings Art. Chairman mrs. Frank fair sunday oct. 19 International Friendship Day in Douglas and Agua Prieta. Ask a Friend to attend Church with you. Vocational Complex remodelling the agriculture building new locker pods three Tennis courts project Yards parking drives and walks football stadium lighting four poles and lights to per cent contingency building fund $189,000 architects Lees surveys out of pocket expenses bonding fees total on a motion Board member Roger Estes this $2.24 million will be spent at the High school. The $1,623,200 $15,000 $25,000 $36,000 $114,200 $80,000 $139,900 $24.400 $2,247,000 by school remainder will be spent among the elementary Junior highs and High school As the need is determined by a study of the school Board at a very Early Date. It is expected the study will be made by the Bond election. Before Estes made his motion Dan Pollack of the Douglas education association Dea said the organization sees the need for the building at the High school but before the Dea extends its backing a study of the elementary school District should be made. Dea adopted by executive Board action on oct. 15 the following statement a a it is the position1 of the Dea that upon Board of education action providing for study of the building and curriculum needs of the elementary and Junior High schools similar to the study for the senior High school by architect one the association shall evaluate the specifics of any proposed bonding program with the intention of supporting it or recommending changes which will allow the association to support Dea members said that a Large portion of the whole system was left out. Architect ones study pertained to the High school. It did not go into the elementary schools. High school principal Norman Littrell said the position paper was not a position of the Dea but a position paper of the Dea committee Dea member Vern Caldwell said it was adopted by the committee and that the executive Board has the Power through their Constitution to make policy. He explained Dea representatives in each school were to talk to the membership. Upon representatives recommendations the statement was adopted. School Board members questioned the Dea asking Why they brought this Issue up now instead of some time ago. Also requested to be included in the total Dollar figure were to relocatable buildings for adaptive education in. Seven schools including one for the High school. School psychologist Huntley Hoffman emphasized there just Isnit any More room. He said kids Are going a serviced because a a we do not have he said they will be reaching their capacity next year. They wont be Able to use state funds available after next year because the school District does not have enough facilities he said. Vice president Chet Foster said the Board a will sleep on the matter the daily dispatch Cochise county s Only daily newspaper a serving Douglas Agua Prieta a Bisbee a Sulphur Springs Valley a volume 157 the daily dispatch a Douglas Arizona a Friday october 17, 1975 8 pages today a 15 cents Fri checking Tucson dump briefs elsewhere welfare costs Rise 20 per cent Washington apr government figures show . Industry marched solidly away from recession in september but that welfare costs Rose 20 per cent during the 1975 fiscal year because of the economic decline. The Federal Reserve Board said thursday the output of mines factories and utilities increased 1.9 per cent in september the biggest one month jump in production in nearly la years. However the government said welfare expenditures increased 20 per cent to a total $ 22.5 billion in the last fiscal year. Nearly $13 billion of the total was for medical care for the poor. Blue Cross prices to increase Washington apr Blue Cross Blue shield says rates charged to some six million Federal workers the largest single employee group covered by the plan will spiral by about 35 per cent Jan. I. The increase will mean an employee now paying an average $154 per year for comprehensive family coverage will find the premiums increased to $208 next year. Kissinger makes China trip Washington apr Secretary of state Henry Kissinger is making his eighth trip to China a routine journey to prepare for president Fords visit there later this year. The trip Kissinger starts today lacks the drama of Kissinger a first trip in 1971, when he faked illness to sneak into China. There will be some issues discussed before he returns to Washington next thursday but the main purpose will be to make sure everything is ready for Ford when he goes to peking about thanksgiving time. Computers for a dept. Killed Washington apr a $62-million Deal to buy computers for the agriculture department was killed after criticism that it might Lead to Federal snooping into the private lives of Farmers and other citizens. The plan was scuttled after Congress a week ago approved a $10.8 billion department appropriations Bill but reduced the fund intended to help pay for the computers. A to Lead Freedom March Trenton . Apr Muhammad Ali planned to Lead a Freedom March today for Boxer Rubin a a Hurricane Carter jailed at Trenton state prison where a Power struggle involving Muslim inmates left one prisoner dead and six others wounded on thursday. Organizers said the March demanding Carters release would go on As scheduled but that the route would be diverted to the state House instead of the prison because of a violent clash Between Black inmates of different Muslim sects inside the prison. Carter who is not a member of the religious organization is serving a triple life sentence for three 1966 murders in Paterson. Australia cuts Back spending Canberra Australia apr australians labor government began cutting Back its spending today As parliament took a weekend recess after the opposition controlled Senate blocked approval of the governments new budget. Prime minister Gough Whitlam continued to defy the conservatives attempt to Force him to Call a general election in which Public opinion polls indicate labor would be routed two flags festival Rehurek elected to Asha Dan Rehurek president of the Douglas Board of education has been elected to a one year term on the Board of directors of the Arizona school boards association Asba. School Board members from Cochise county elected Rehurek to the Asba Board during their regular fall county workshop oct. 14 in Douglas. The Asba Board of directors is the governing body of the association charged with carrying out the association policy As determined by the Delegate Assembly each fall. Each county of the state is represented on the Asba Board of directors. Body remains May be Hoffa Tucson Ariz. Apr authorities said today they were investigating the possibility that parts of a human body found in a trash dump West of Here were the remains of former Union Leader Jimmy Hoffa but legislature unlikely to pass labor Bill harrises Kingman apr a doubt that any form of labor legislation would pass the Arizona legislature this year has been expressed by House majority Leader Burton Barr a Phoenix. Barr addressed a panel discussion thursday at the 48th annual conference of the Arizona league of cities and towns Here. Barr said a measure on compulsory arbitration for Public employees probably would have passed the legislature last year if it had made it to the floor. But he said this year a a it will be extremely difficult to pass any kind of labor legislation not even a meet and confers a because of the bad effects of what has happened in Arizona in the last six he referred primarily to the recent strike of Tucson police and firemen. Chandler mayor Raul Navarette echoed a feeling of league members when he suggested the legislature should not concern itself with handling such problems As local labor issues with firemen. Senate majority Leader Alfredo Gutierrez a Phoenix said he favored binding arbitration for Public employees. He said the Senate has looked at the Issue and studied it Long enough and it was time to pass it. Or. Randy Hamilton Dean of the graduate school of Public administration at Golden Gate University san Francisco quoted statistics regarding Public Confidence and predicted trouble with taxpayers in Arizona and elsewhere within the next eight years. A a Well feel 40 to 50 per cent taxation is too much a he said. Hamilton noted England has reached the Point where the most common crime in the land is failure to pay property taxes. Warned that it was a a pure two hands a foot and pieces of Bone and flesh were found in a trash dump wednesday and thursday and were identified As those of a Middle aged caucasian Man. A this could possibly be the same age and race As or. Hoffa a said Roger Young assistant Fri agent in Phoenix. He said a the Palms of the hands were in some Way scraped and the pads of the fingers were in some Way obliterated in an apparent attempt to make the identification of to it remains More a a beyond that there is nothing. As i say its total speculation but we re going to Check it out a Young said. A Pima county sheriffs homicide detective said the body parts were found in a grocery bag stamped with the name a food there is a food land Market in Hoffa a Hometown of Detroit and other such markets in Des Moines Iowa and in Texas among other areas of the country. There Are no such stores in the Tucson area. Sheriffs sgt. William r. Coen said remnants of prints on the hands were being checked to see if they matched Hoffa a. But he said the fingerprints and Palm prints were obliterated. Coen said he did not think the remains were those of Hoffa saying that if Hoffa was slain it would have been by professionals who would have left no Trace of a body. Hoffa disappeared in Detroit july 31, when he was supposed to meet at a restaurant with an alleged underworld figure. Sheriffs detectives resumed shifting the trash dump today looking for More parts of the body. A Man dumping trash containers from a museum found the bag containing the parts wednesday and officials searched wednesday night and thursday. Or. Louis Hirsch county medical examiner said thursday the hands and foot apparently had been sawed off a Man in his 40s or 50s. He said the parts Are probably from one body but there is no Way to prove it. A a we la continue to work together today to determine what kinds of injuries there were How much of a knife was used and if any other instrument was used a he said. A sheriffs spokesman described the Case As a the most bizarre Type of killing we be had in recent plead 8,000 railway clerks on strike William and Emily Harris pleaded not guilty today toll counts of kidnapping assault and robbery in a crime spree involving heiress turned fugitive Patty Hearst. The two self avowed members of the sym ionese liberation army stood and pronounced a not guilty separately in firm voices after losing a bid to have the judge disqualify himself for Bias. Superior court judge Homer Bell refusing defense suggestions that he leave the Case said that he would not be prejudiced by any stories he has read about the Case a because he Hasni to read Many. A i probably know less about this Case than anybody in the county of los Angeles a he said. A i get upset by the news sometimes and turn it off and turn on some dramatic show. I have too Many problems of my own to concern myself with these problems a citing the guaranties that the defendants be tried within 60 Days the judge began proceeding toward setting a trial Date in december. Tucson apr picket lines were up Here and in other Arizona cities serviced by Southern Pacific today As More than 400 railway clerks joined a nationwide strike. An of spokesman Here Al Bradshaw said trains were operating at 80 per cent efficiency late thursday. Bradshaw said the strike is illegal because the clerks signed a three year contract july 23 that gave them a 41 per cent wage and benefits increase. The dispute concerns work rules according to Edwin Beaty president of the local chapter of the brotherhood of railway and airline clerks. We Hen the contract was signed Bradshaw said the clerks agreed to continue negotiating the work rules. Beaty said up officials a were just kidding themselves by thinking they would be Able to keep trains running with Only supervisory personnel. Beaty said picket lines hell Dorado to re Day beg Quot by 0�lxll0i hell Dorado Days in Tombstone Are being celebrated this weekend Cochise county a beginning today. The streets funny and warn today and 0f Tombstone provide the saturday. Highs both Days in setting for pageantry. The 80s. Overnight lows in the reenactments of Early upper 30s to the Low 50s. Day gun fights begin each As provided by the Day j on Allen St. And. Douglas fire dept. Are climaxed about 4 . Highest temp. Yesterday 84 with the 0 k Corral gun highest temp. Year ago 78 fight High record this Date marshal for this years j972 a a a a a 97 Parade to be held sunday at Low temp. Yesterday 32 n . Will be colourful Angel Low temp year ago .36 Baldenegro who played the rec part of Filomeno Orante for 1968 ��?��?��?��?�.j1 to years. Precipitation to Date .12.14 a melodrama will be held precipitation year ago. 13.11 saturday evening at the Phoenix 92 57 Walter j. Myer cafe orium. Flagstaff 72 25 National fast draw Tucson 73 55 Competition is scheduled on Sierra Vista 80 48 Allen St. All three Days of the Bisbee 79 48 Celebration beginning at to Safford 83 46 am. Were up in Casa Grande Nogales Bowie and Benson. Some 350 clerks struck Here with about 60 in Phoenix and 40-60 in Yuma. A westbound Amtrak passenger train stopped in Yuma thursday night when engineers refused to Cross picket lines. Beaty said the strike had been planned for some time but was not authorized until thursday by International Union president c l. Dennis. Beaty was scheduled to meet late thursday with representatives of 20 locals representing yardman brakeman and engineers who were being asked to Honor the clerks picket lines. Thoughts thus says the lord a i made the Earth and created Man upon it it was my hands that stretched out the heavens and i commanded All their a Isaiah 45 12. Above All am i convinced of the need irrevocable and inescapable of every human heart for god. No matter How we try to escape to lose ourselves in restless seeking we cannot separate ourselves from our divine source. There is no substitute for god. A Arthur j. Cronin British author. New Industry i. D. Harrell top photo manager of the Apache apparel in Douglas checks Over the shirt Petra Lopez is ironing. The firm which recently opened is doing top business says office manager mrs. Angie Haralson Center. She is interviewing a new employee Beatrice Lopez. Looking on Are left Ricardo Bravo Mechanic and right is. Connie Cruz supervisor. Dispatch photos by Bob Zans Douglas has new garment Industry a in memo Nam Quot Antonia Zamora Reyes 79, 309 16th St. Died thursday in the Cochise county Hospital. Jack g. Hensted 68, died wednesday in truth or consequences n m. Helen Kintzell Moore 58, 2030 Lith St., died thursday in the Cochise county Hospital. With the flavor of a los Angeles Type operation a new apparel company Apache apparel has been started in Douglas. The company is a garment contractor which Means it produces for Otner manufacturers and does not sell it produces directly to retailers. At the present time Apache is contracting solely for Manchester shirt co. Whose fashion sport shirt demands have far out stripped their capacity to produce their needs. Future growth and products to be produced will depend on the needs of Western manufacturing giants such As Manchester. Located in the old Myca building on pan american ave. The Apache operation closely resembles an apparel operation one might see in the los Angeles garment District. Currently 30 employees Are located in the old Ball room and Over plans Are to expand into the recreation Hall and old Bowling Alley with additional sewing operators. Employment in this building will probably Peak out around too employees. I d. Harrell manager and corporate official of Apache is pleased with the initial Start up Progress and wishes to thank the Industrial development authority Cochise College Needle Trade skill Center and other Community supporters for their tremendous assistance in launching the new Enterprise. Harrell a native of Georgia his wife Frances and their four children reside at 2145 12th St. And Are looking Forward to their life on the desert

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