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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 5, 1990, Farmington, New Mexico Quot i v a m Ibra a it by w. P a re a a a a a rvs irm. % i amp % i y i a s., a thursday along re Whiteho loves animals people if .1 11 pagea5 a Berry Good 1 p kick Boxer Wfns-1 f another world title Page i the daily times april 5,1990 forecast partly Cloudy skies Chance of showers Low 35 High 62 weather Page Bio big three Auto sales March 21-31, 1990 average daily sales of cars built in the u.s., compared with sales in the same period in 1989 percent Selling Days Only. Pm 3.9% Ford 8.1% Chrysler 23.7% other Auto makers cars Only Mazda 151.5% Toyota 83.1% Nissan -15.3% Honda 30.0% Mitsubishi 177.9% apr business Page b6 Brief Albuquerque a a state District judge has issued a preliminary injunction that prohibits abortion protesters from blocking clinic doors and verbally or physically assaulting doctors or patients. Or. Bruce Ferguson said he sought the injunction in april 1989 because protesters were harassing and intimidating patients and their children at his Albuquerque family practice office and at an abortion clinic he directs. Ferguson a lawyer David Berlin contended that the effect of the protesters Yelling a a murderer and a a killer is different on children than it is on adults. He said the language undermines the children a Trust and Confidence in their doctors and interferes with health care. State District judge Gerard Thomson ruled tuesday that the language cannot be used within 200 feet of an Entrance to any Albuquerque abortion clinic. He also ruled that the language cannot be used within 200 feet of an Entrance to fergus6n�?Tfamily practice office when Young children Are present. A i am definitely pleased a Berlin said of the judges decision. Index classified comics. Crossword editorial. 4 Corners. Health. B8 lifestyles. A6 b5 local.a5 b5 nation.b4 a4 obituaries. A9 a7 sports.b1 b5 state.a2 easter savings from Nygren Snow until easter pick an egg and receive 20 to 40% off your Purchase Nygren a menus Wear 302 w main custom carpet amp tile will be closed fri., sat., amp Sun april 6 thru 8 to Complete our move to our new showroom located at 20th amp Hutton come see us monday april 9in our new Home appliance clearance special allowances on All display models we done to want to move them Friday Only Quality appliance 528 e Broadway open monday at our new store 522 e Broadway serving the san Juan Basin volume 102 number 245 Farmington new Mexico two sections 25 cent judge stops protesters Tori Adams staff writer Shiprock protests at two Oil Well Sites near Aneth Utah ceased after Chuska Energy co. Obtained a temporary restraining order against the demonstrators. Navajo police sgt. John Holiday said protest gatherings like those held earlier this week had not resumed this morning. A dozen or More people started protesting the drilling of one Well near their Homes sunday and an 81-year-old woman protested the destruction of a sacred place at another Well site. Both Well Sites Are about 10 Miles Northwest of Aneth. A Shiprock District court spokeswoman said the restraining order is effective for two weeks. It was granted tuesday and a hearing on it is set for april 16, she added. Protesters at the Well being drilled claimed they had not been notified that drilling would Start there and had not been compensated for the inconvenience they believed would be caused by drilling activities. They also said they fear the Wells will pollute water Lead to Oil spills and otherwise damage the environment. Bessie Morgan the 81-year-old herbal woman sat in front of bulldozers monday at another site about two Miles East of the main protest after she saw heavy equipment destroy what she called a sacred site on her land. She said the site contained the rare a life Way plants she used to help heal serious injuries. She said she does not know where she can obtain any More of the sacred plants. The bulldozers also destroyed an area where she used to collect Sand for use in traditional Navajo ceremonials and part of the area san Juan College student Larry Hayes Waits while blindfolded opponent Nancy Wray director of disabled on Campus finds her Way around a checker Board for the visually impaired during handicapped Joe Kennedy staff photo awareness Day this morning at the College. Gwen Bing and Dean of student services Dan Chacon watch. Bloomfield Blaze controlled Jim Thomas staff writer Bloomfield a fire department unit monitored a stubborn Blaze All night wednesday but was recalled Early today As Light rain began falling in the area ending any threat of the fire spreading a department spokesman said. The Large fire apparently caused by children burned about 45 acres of dry swampland East of South first Street. Fire chief George Duncan said the fire raged for an hour and 25 minutes before it was contained around 6 50 . The fire was not declared out until after 9 . Three extra units from the Sullivan Road Volunteer fire department were called to assist. Initially 21 firefighters battled the Blaze with More than 30 fighting the fire after the arrival of the Sullivan Road units. A a we re still conducting our investigation but some Young girls were seen by witnesses running from the area and smoke was seen shortly thereafter. Right now that a just about All we know and we can to confirm that a he said wednesday night. Deputy fire chief Jim Filer said the fire could have become very dangerous because of several structures and Homes in the area. A no structures were destroyed. But the fire burned some old tires which fuelled it and then it apparently got into some trash buried there. That site was apparently an old Landfill a he said. Stiffler said there was no property damage and that mostly dry swamp Reeds and cattails and garbage burned. A the fire got underneath the dirt and is burning trash. Just like a fire in a Coal mine or something like that. There a tires in there and All kinds of stuff that could keep that fire soldering for Days a he added. City administrator Phil Nobis was asked by the fire department for help in getting some trenching equipment and backhoes late wednesday night because the fire was still soldering. Nobis reported the trencher would be used to dig a ditch and fill it with water to surround the area to keep it from spreading. Soviet soldiers storm offices Moscow a about 50 armed soviet soldiers dressed As policemen stormed the lithuanian prosecutors office today expelled its employees and occupied the building said witnesses and spokesmen for the republics parliament. The incident occurred one Day after Lithuania a secessionist government accused the Kremlin of backing forces Bent on its overthrow. Lithuania and Moscow have faced off in a tense showdown since the Republic declared. Independence March 11. Statements in recent Days indicated movement toward a com Mon ground including a possible referendum by lithuanians. But today men armed with automatic weapons entered the prosecutors office site of a previous soviet attempt to seize authority from officials appointed by the breakaway republics government. The men a fully occupied the building and there Are six or eight paratroopers on each floor dressed As policemen a Henrika Poncei Secretary to Lithuania a chief prosecutor said in a Telephone interview from Vilnius. A bulletin put out by the lithuanian supreme Council legislature quoted Kazimieras Motieka Deputy head of the parliament As saying soldiers were a dressed in police uniforms and carried boxes of ammunition with them into the the chief prosecutor is the republics top Law enforcement authority. A confrontation arose at the same offices last week when Moscow officials tried to remove arturas Paulauskas the chief prosecutor appointed by the new lithuanian government and install their own Man. Employees refused to obey the Moscow loyalist and several soldiers were stationed in the building Friday. Where she grazed her sheep she added. Preparation of the Well pad ceased with mrs. Morgans protest monday and a family spokesman said it has not yet resumed. Work a Quot the main protest site was halted by a sit in for a Short time sunday and drilling of the exploratory Well was proceeding police said. Chuska attorney Thomas Hynes of Farmington said the restraining order prevents anyone from interfering with Chuskas operations in the area. Navajos select speaker window Rock Ariz. A the Navajo tribal Council has elected Nelson Gorman As its first speaker of the Council marking the birth of a three Branch form of tribal government. The new government includes separation of Powers Between executive and legislative branches. Gorman 56, a councilman from Chinle told the Council wednesday that it was the love the delegates shared As navajos that makes communications possible within the Council. Gorman who has served for eight years on the Council was recognized As a peacemaker during the tribal controversy that divided the Council in 1989. Councilman Daniel Tso of Torreon n.m., said Gorman was selected because of his a maturity and quiet Gorman who studied engineering at Northern Arizona University began presiding Over the Council wednesday evening after he was elected with 42 votes. Marshall Plummer councilman from Tohatchi and Coyote Canyon n.m., received 19 votes and 12 delegates abstained. The two candidates were recommended by the tribes intergovernmental relations committee on March 6. A we have reached a new plateau. Today we Are separating from the executive Branch and we will truly be the legislative Branch a Tso told the Council during the Daylong debate. A a it san historic and momentous the speaker with a salary of $55,000 a year will head the tribes legislative Branch and preside Over tribal Council sessions. The tribal president will head the executive Branch a position now held by interim president Leonard Haskie. A we have instituted checks and balances a Crownpoint n.m., councilman John Perry jr., said of the government reorganization a we Are pushing toward but Shiprock n.m., councilman Donald Benally criticized the Council saying it had not acknowledged a the voices of the Navajo Benally called for the Council to rescind the reorganization. A we Are placing too much responsibility and authority in one person a he said. The person that chairs the session should be elected by the people he said and the a a reshaping of the government is a too Benally a substitute motion to defer election of a speaker allowing More time to select speaker candidates was Defeated 19-52, with three abstentions. A there was a mention of restoring Harmony. That will never happen if the majority continues to Rule. That is not democracy a said Teesto councilman Anderson Tully

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