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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 21, 1974, Farmington, New Mexico Muny court alcohol rehab program shows results editor i nou this article the firk i a five Imit min on the Prem fit Eiting of alcohol Ian and Amohd abut in san Juan Cotilde Ratoni now before fire Longton City official faced with combating the Grottem. Sybil Cetla Datty him stiff How effective is the firming on Mun Ideal court Reh Buiu tion program Murp and should the program be con unused at the Farmington aty Council draws up its proposed 1974-75 Lical budget for approval this june Many of those involved see talk Pii tion of Murp continuation a crucial in the attempt to find Means of controlling the problem of alcohol Ian in Farmington. Bated on a Simar program in Phoenix arix., to educate Kohol related traffic offenders on the danger of drinking and driving the Murp received its initial impetus in september 1170, through the initiative of san Juan episcopal Mitrion and atone May 1972, has been Joiny funded by the City and a private foundation on a two year trial bait. Private fund ii of the program ends april 30 of this year and the City hat already agreed to continue the program through june 30. To not going to tay the program at it it now is the Only pot Rible answer quot observed the Rev. Benjamin Ford of the san Juan episcopal Mission. Quot i Doni tank we Ever said that this was going to be the final answer. It s simply searching for clues in an enormously comp Lei problem. And doing this was a whole lot better than doing nothing. Murp coordinator Robert Parks has noted the program is involved in sii areas of assistance perhaps the most controversial of which consists of classes for those charged in Farmington municipal court with drive ii while intoxicated Dpi. Parks has st plied the Day with is claiming that better than 96 per cent of the 273 individuals in the 18 Dpi classes he has conducted to Date have not reappeared before Farmington municipal court on another Dpi Offee. Of the six that have four were navajos Parks said. Of the 478 individual care histories he has on file. Parks said 25 to 40 per cent of those people have either abstained Tolly or exerted some to tive control Over their imi bits. This do enl mean that theyse cured Parks cautioned. Quot maybe it Means they re ust keeping the Hal out of Farmington. But that s All right. I mean the official View should be an agreeable one to that situation. Farmington mayor Mariu a Webb questions Park s 25 to 40 per cent figures. Quot that s too wide a Range. I just Don t accept it. That s just guess of the 96 per cent of Dpi offenders not returning for the same offence Webb stated quot i Don t buy that figure the mayor wants to know How Many repeat Dpi offences there were before the Murp began and How the program results compare with Simar programs in other cities. Webb who was a councilman in december 1970, when the Day voted unanimously to accept the Murp on a Pilot basis stated he was not apposed to attempts to meet the problem of alcoholic abuse in Farmington. The mayor said he thought the program quot needs a Little More tightening and or. Parks needs to make a More definite report of the results of the program before i can consider continuing he said there was need for quot a lot More input from Parks himself quot to show Day of dals the effectiveness of the program. City manager Cia. Woodbury when asked his opinion cautiously observed quot my position As a Day manager is i Don t have an opinion. It would be the Day Cound s decision because Prin Pauy my Job is to carry out their directives and Webb questioned whether the Day should fund a program which was being used by out de City agencies and referred specifically to the Dpi classes in which he said it was quot my understanding that there have been More people enrolled from outside the program has been costing approximately $21,000 yearly $12,000 of which has been provided each year from the private Anonymous foundation. Webb said the Day had investigated possible binding from the . Commission on alcoholism but those funds quot had too Many strings attached quot would take away too much local control and required evidence that the City was prepared to pick up funding requirements in future years. The mayor noted the Day was unable to get any assistance from the Navajo tribe. They have the biggest percentage enrolment Parks records show Only 44 per cent Indian enrol nent in the Dpi Webb also noted the need for Mun Ideal judge Roy Marcum to evaluate the Murp. Marcum said he has not had enough time since his recent election to decide if the Murp is effective. Quot i m going to at least try to give it a Chance to work quot he said but add there was a question in his mind How effective such classes Are for persons forced by court order to attend against their will. To be con unused a Medoy Merwim april 21,1f74 few in Mif i Cape la to mrs a five sections 25 cd not a n v m \ it him off Elf tiny a . Secretory of state Henry Kissinger displayed these expressions saturday while attending the session of the organization of american states in Atlanta a. Top. He s conferring with Oas Secretary general Gale Plaza former president of Ecuador. Bottom two he s listening to a speech by one of the delegates and studying the speech he gave during the session. High school choral Cim mormon choir director slated 11� Oonk tor of the Ihmud mormon tib Wilmdt choir. Or. Rate Rel p. Of Auto. Jul arrive in Fanny this wait to conduct the annal High school Bond Cunt id by add to Formi Iriton High Sci Moi Thor Day and Friday. Tho of vat �01 by conch did with a pm bloc come to Friday at 7 a pjn., in the i Ebua gym he Kcal High Idiol Demirs. Direct of by aii folo Turano. Vid be Hotta for the Cunic. Mth will to att Odood by Cimurs from Assoc Navajo Maalon. And Cortos. Colo. Conductor for so boart. To Abo has to Rod As got conductor of music Fost Vali in moot Doc Tom of Tho Unstad Statas. Tobor Acu Fluor Havo la chided airing on Tho faculty at the Valv Orsley of huh. Toach fam Volco Harmony and conducting. To la pro softly to Achlin Prev Italy. Along with Hii Groat Roq with Tho Tab Amadi a my. So fio tors push for Tox slice Washington a do Dartis Tho a mod Satoo is in Tho grip of a for Iowa sons. Edward m. A Cannody. A mama. And Waltor f. Mondale. A Mann. Announced saturday Thoy would Puih for a to a Rel lion income Tai Cut to bolster buying three area winners at science fair Socorro a three san Juan county High school Stu dents won awards at saturday s state science fair Here. Cathy Lewis. Axtel took a first place in the senior division with her botany exhibit. . Army awards went to Sharon Kennedy Aztec and Tom Monteith Farmington. Two Loa Alamos High school seniors top winners in the fair will represent new Mexico at not month s International so Enco fair at notre Dame University in South Bend ind. Winning trips to the Intima tonal fair were Kenneth Chambers and Gary Harbour. Chambers also won i5s0 in College scholarships. Named As alternates in saturday s judging were William j. Patterson iii of Albuquerque Highland High school and John f. Zoom Oman of Las Cruces High. Each Rocol Vod a iii Savli Bond. News briefs Santa be. . A dist court judge Thomas a. Done key denied saturday the petion of Orlen g. Cole who sought to become a democratic candidate for governor without filing nominating petitions with the Secretary of state. Camp David my. A president Nixon is planning pubic appearances in Misais Suppi and Arisona in the next two weeks As part of his Campaign to Blunt impeach Nunt moves sources reported saturday. Profs for Condo is a Fradett a is of Brihan Yomo Ute Milty and tim new eng Cona oratory of music in Bohon. Is imm on a Tea idiocy shop at Tho foe a drool of Mic in \ a has toured Italy and nor tymm Africa san gang to inv lands in various parm a Pao As a vii a a did Imra Lin Cano Ucang in a Salas Una imn. A a Bross and Robart ivs Saar Gondi has Awe salad with the Tab Sunda a her a assistant Condado or % revival beginning today. April 21 continuing thru Friday april 26 services 7 00 nightly Evon Goblitt w. A. Forking. Corryton. To a of Nursery prove Dahl Rall Sar Vicai Tobe Nocle Baptist Church 3400 Mot mon Torivo i weekend special at Geo. A John s 3ino�,olorr�l s j 00 of Chohon. 4 a Homb Grigort t i e 40 3ffiw. 0 big John i % in. S1 so to Onos Bun. I phone 325-3364 of in sunday mexican water pact affects no county land up for lease an 8.5 acre tract of land owned by san Juan county win be offered for lease through sealed bids to be acc opted until 10 . May 6 in the of Floc of the county manager. The land located off a. 960 Between Farmington and As tec. Adjacent to the county Highway department was originally obtained by the county As a proposed site for a new county jail and co Trouin facility. The proposal for a $1.71 million Bond Issue placed before the county motors last month. Was deferred. Judge closes Iron Ore firm minnea Pous. Minn a the Reserve mining co. Which produces 15 per cent of the Iron Ore used in this countr it s blast furnaces was ordered shut Down saturday by a Federal judge the specific ruling by . District judge Mues in re ordered the company to halt discharge of wastes into Lake Superior and the air As of 12 01 . Today. That in effect closes Reserve s Taconite processing Plant at Silver Bay. Minn. Salt Content Cut vital to nip Santa be. a state Engineer Steve Reynolds Days the future of some big Sirol Pomenta in new Mexico could be affected by How the United states meet an obligation to Cut the Salt in the Colorado River where it enters Mexico. Quot As a practical matter any uncertainties with respect to the ultimate solution to the meter National problem leaves uncertainty As to full develop tent of the water new Mexico is entitled to under the two Colorado River of Reynolds said. A solution diverting More Colorado River water to Mexico could bring quot pm pediments quot to contracts for the use of Colorado River water in the Navajo irrigation project tributary irrigation units of the san Juan Chama and the Animas la Plata project he said the first 10,000 acres of a total 110,000 acres reclaimed in the Navajo project will get water in 1976, he noted. Navajo water also is being allocated to the proposed $1.8 billion Complex of Coal Gasi fiction plants m new Mexico s san Juan Basin. Other Navajo water is set aside for expansion of the san Juan Power Plant near Farmington. The diversion Tunnel at the san Juan Chama project bringing water from Colorado to new Mexico near Chan is Complete. But Reynolds noted some new Mexico irrigation projects made possible by water added to the Rio Grande by then Jet have not yet begun. And the Animas la Plata project to souths Colorado which would provide 34,000 acre feet of water a year for new Mexico consumption is still on the drawing boards. "1 want to make sure you Don t get the notion if we Don t setup with Mexico those things Are dead. Reynolds said. Quot but there is some risk in projects that Are not Complete quot it August president Nixon signed an agreement with Mexico to guarantee a unix mum Salt Content of the cok it Rado River at the International Border. The Salt Content is nearly doubled by drainage from the Wellton Mohawk irrigation in Southwest Arizona. This water is being diverted around an irrigation project in Mexico and the unit states is obligated to replace or dealt it. The Wellton Mohawk Drain water represents about 220,000 acre feet of the total 1.5 million acre feet the United states must deliver to Mexico each year under a 1942 treaty. Nixon proposed the United states build a $116 million desalting Plant for the Wellton Mohawk water. This technical solution was Derek it Ped by the Federal office of Saline water beginning in 196445 when its director was Frank Diluzio now chief aide to gov. Bruce King. said the Proem forces brackish water through chemical membranes backed by porcelain Tuters. He said of the dozens of desalting a methods studied by the office including a distillation Plant at Roswell the membrane is quot the Only technical answer quot for water with less than half the Salt of sea water. He said it s expensive at 35-40 cents per 1.000 Gallons. If we had no political obligation we d never do it for economic reasons Diluzio said. The seven states in the Colorado Basin have stopped the administration Bill and pushed an alternative with a proposed Cost of $262.2 million. High school newspaper rated first a Tai Cut is the single most important Slop that Congress can now Tako for the Keg run strength and vitality of the nation s they said. Am Man wins Spych event Moab. Utah Dick ans Ian of the Farmington nil. Toastmasters dub. Won to Rostam division club spa sub con portion Bart saturday. Morman will repro sent the Dorwon in Tho Dill Rich contest scrod nod in donor Colo May 11. Tim Dorwon in chides to Colorado Wos Tarn slope. Oast Utah and norths new Moi co. Bulletin Shiprock Navajo Potto said tato saturday night that Arlo no Dana us. Bos a. Ship Rock. Was kill Ltd in a hit and run and Dent one fourth mile South of the Palm did Plant on uj5. My. Navajo Pouch wors soak Tbs Oltar car about Midnight. Tit 1973 Farmington High school newspaper the scorpion edited by Lisa Conley has been awarded a coveted first place rating by new York s prestigious Columbis University Scholastic press Assoc atom. The top Honor has Boon the goal of scorpion newspaper staffs since 1969, when mrs. Evelyn Gantner Bocare the teacher sponsor. Miss Conloy is the daughter of or. And mrs. Geram Conley 10� Sun Volt drive. Quot tils is a Fine said the judges critique. Quot editorials Aro vory Good As Thoy Doal moot is Foch Voly with subjects of a control Orshal nature. Hie topics Are also varied to in Chido student Orion Tad subjects As Wou As subjects of k Cal and quot Foa Turo material is vory Good. As to editorials subject Mattor is varied. In depth articles Are also vory Good. They show eve Lonco of Good Tho scorpion is printed by Tho daily times. Tho contest papers Sre judged by professors from various universities whom the Columbia school of journalism Sals cts to act As an Eva heating we con give you the Ond social Security no. Of the nov Oion who mod any piece of jewelry in our store. For hand math Indian Jaff 01 who Hiola so Southwest Indian arts i crafts. Inc 2s0s w mom form Nylon Board. The scorpion is claimed 1-a, which is the most difficult for nationwide Competition since it is the population of the High school that is taken into consideration and not the Community the scorpion competes with such High school newspapers As those of Evanston iii., the Albuquerque Sandian and other schools whole budget Are four or five times More than what the scorpion has to work with. Mrs. Gantner said she began Dev ebbing the Public atom pattern with sights on the Cohun Bia award on the premise that quot Mccoss lies in ability of one student to motivate and coach the other in techniques and attitudes that contribute to Success and inspire original Paul Brown 1969 editor Laid the ground work for student entries to Columbia. He is now s Seniv at Stanford University. Where he is writ ii an honors thesis. He aspects to graduate in june with majors in political science and creative writing. Jim Olsen 1970 editor is s Junker st new Meiko state University where it was announced last work that to had won the Sholpa Dodge scholar ship in mining Engino Oring. Olsen won the first second place Columbia rating for the scorpion that year. Jim Thomas 1971 editor has broken records st new Mexico state University in staining All his required journalism credits and is now s Junkie Active in radio publications and Public relations work. Thomas also won a second place Columbia rating for the scorpion in his Senky year. Jonni amok a journalism scholarship student in her freshman year at Umsu is currently the editor of quot harambee quot a publication dedicated to the african Stu Danu of Umsu. Miss amok s March april and May edit Lom of the 1972 scorpion contributed to this year s award. Mrs. Gantner Saki and won second place at Columba for the soc pm during her Seniv your at Fps. Mrs. Gantner who also teaches psycho key and English st Fps is s former new mixer reporter and continuity writer for radio and television. She turned to teaching in 19m after receiving her 6nint from fori Lewis College in Durai cok it her interest in mass Medis was in i red by an Uncle who was advertising manager of Tho Rocky Mountain news in Denver Colo. While she was editor of her High school paper m fort Lupton Colosse became the seventh consecutive editor to win the Columbia medallist trophy from new York University and the National Quill and scrod a us cry spa fall award for the school. She has worked in the classified advertising department of the Denver Post As a reporter for the Tucumcari daily times and Clovis news journal and for radio stations in Govis and Albuquerque As Well As for an Albuquerque advertising Agency. Mrs. Gantner s husband Bern former aging editor of the daily times is now state editor of the Albuquerque journal. They have three children. Miss Conley expects to Grid uste from Farmington High school Neit month and plans to attend san Juan College taking courses geared toward a Law degree. She attended the University of Arizona summer journalism workshops two years be kegs to via sorority and is a former member of the Fps French club. Lisa belongs to the United methodist Church and also works part time at Kentucky Fried Chicken. The award winning editor Alao be kegs to numerous High school committees. Antique auction sunday april 2 i 30 at Rocky Mountain auctioneers loom yield open House 2 �4p.m. Hiu View Parent participation pre school 808 n month Ray r urgent if you Tow motorcycle Cor Accident of Orchord a Apochn 7 00 . 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