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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Farmington, New Mexico Sunday morning May 12, 1974 omit Lotf Foamy i�c9t satyr trav in Farmington new a tits five sections 25 cd not Rock -0 iii , Mixon vows he ii Happy Mother t Day scenes like this will be repeated throughout son Juan county today As families pay tribute to their Mother s Day favourites. Here mrs. William c. Witter. 112 w. 32nd st. Wife of the director of san Juan College receives a gift from daughters. Trisha. 6, left and Trina 9. Pilot policeman Nab skyjacker Bogota cok Tibia a led by a Relief Pilot and a policeman who used karate blows police stormed a colombian Airliner saturday at the Bogota Airport and recaptured it from hijackers who had hem it for 16 hours. Witnesses said shots were fired and authorities reported two hijackers killed one captured and 14 passengers injured. Police said one other Hijacker May have escaped. When the attack was Over authorities said they discovered that the hijackers had Only one old is Aliber revolver with them. What they had claimed was a bomb was Only an empty can. The remaining 86 passengers and six Crew members were believed Safe. Passengers who escaped through an emergency exit during the police attack said among others a stewardess had been wounded and a woman passenger shot in the hijackers took Over the plane Friday night on a flight from Pereira in Western Colombia to Bogota. They released 26 of the 112 passengers in Bogota then took the plane to Cau 100 Miles to the West. After an 8-hour Stop there they returned to Pereira 200 Miles Southwest of Bogota and returned to the capital again. The hijackers initially de water research urged by Echols Money from interest on the state s Severance tax fund could be used for water development research in new Mexico it was proposed in Farmington saturday by state sen. Odis Echols of Clovis. Seeking the democratic nomination for governor in the june primary Echols appeared before about 120 people during a 404ninute combination political rally and gospel concert in the Hermosa junk High school gymnasium saturday afternoon. Featured also were the Blackwood Brothers gospel singing group. Echols said there was utile new Mexico could do about the Energy crisis on a nation Kle basis but quot we can work on our own water problems in new the candidate said that within several years the Severance tax fund would total one4ialf billion dollars and the interest alone would equal 40-so million. He proposed one half that interest be used for water development research not Only for agriculture but for the needs of cities As we. Speaking Only three or four minutes. Echols also touched on highways and the need for politicians to Dinday honesty. He said the highways were quot a problem in your part of the Sute quot and noted the Lack of an interstate system in this area that would provide Federal funding for Road improvement. Mother s Day special menu ifs Aurant Bacon a eggs.$1.19 strawberries t pancakes.79 child s portion.49 roast round of Choice beef$2.00 Cafetera specials smothered Swiss Steak 89 baked Young Tom turkey.89 enchilada with meat 35 /4 Crispie Fried Chicken. 69 fruit or Cream pies. 43 child s piati75 free Carnet ion for mom chef Bernie s flow. Moin to compensate for this he proposed that state funds be used for the improvement of primary and secondary roads in new Mexico. Echols said honesty with a politician begins with the individual and his Campaign. He said when he announced for governor quot i stated i Koukl make no deals no promises. To special interests he added his Campaign was aimed at the quot grass roots level quot invoking Contact with the peo de and speaking to closed for two Days Tob Leonard manager of the Farmington Airport has reminded that the Airport will be closed monday and tuesday while improvements Are being made to the runways. Leonard said the Airport would be Creed immediately after the two 7 30 an. Frontier airlines flights to Denver and Albuquerque depart. He said it is hoped to be Able to reopen the Airport by 9 . Tum Day. Hie closure is necessary to repave the intersection of the two runways Leonard woman gains parole Santa be . A the new Mexico parole Board is granting a parole to Mildred Marion 18, who was sentenced four months ago to a 1-5 year sentence for voluntary manslaughter. She pleaded guilty to the shooting death last september of Louis w. Orr 53, of Farmington. Records indicate she has been in confinement since last september. Among Souiers paroled by the Board Friday was Louis m. Garcia of Coyote who has been serving a 2-10 year sentence since november 1972 for the Deanii of his brother Jose m. Garcia in june 1972. All locker customers May get into your lockers these Days Mon. Wed.,. From 8 till 12. In Caie of emergency Call 334-9388. Handed to go to Cuba then demanded $300,000 in Exchange for the 92 persons still aboard. But the airline and government said they would not negotiate and police ordered the attack. The attack came just after the refusal to pay the believes Pat unwilling Chicago a Fri agents have evidence that Patricia Hearst May still be the unwilling victim of her terrorist kidnappers a newspaper says. In its sunday editions the Chicago Tribune said it had Learned that the evidence a a Blindfold fashioned from sponges a was found in an apartment that had been a hideout for the sym ionese let iteration army the group that claims to have kidnapped the 20-year-old newspaper Heiren feb. 4. The Tribune in a Story from san Francisco said a bloodhound trained to detect miss Hearst s scent was taken to the abandoned apart nent in san Francisco on May 2 and immediately went to the the san Juan county archaeological research Center and Library at Salmon ruins will be the official repository for All publications of a newly organized group called Rock Art symposium it was decided at a meeting at the Center saturday. The meeting to organize a group devoted to the research and preservation of Rock Art in America was attended by about 50 of the participants at the symposium on american Indian Rock Art which began Friday evening at the Center sponsored by the Salmon ruins Branch of the san Juan county museum Assn Assn. This is the first organization in the United states devoted solely to Rock Art. Interim officers for the in formally organized group include or. Klaus Wellman Brooklyn n. Y., chairman key toness Elpaso Texas vice chairman and mrs. Frank Boc Whittier calif., Secretary. It is expected that formal organization will take place at a meeting next year at Elpaso Community College at which time by Laws will be presented by the interim officers. Saturday s activities which featured slide talks and papers were climaxed with a banquet at the Bloomfield High school cafeteria. Don Villers Bloom Field arranged for the Barbecue dinner. Special guest speaker at the banquet was is. Polly Schaf Fosma arroyos Hondo Well known in this area As an authority on the author of a number of books on the subject. Also introduced saturday was a collection of silk screen prints of outstanding Petroglyph and pictogram in this area produced exclusively for the Center by r. Guy Britton Albuquerque. The prints will remain on Sale at the gift shop at Salmon ruins today the 125 persons attending the symposium were to Divide into three groups to tour either Crow Canyon Enci Erro Canyon or Largo Canyon for study of Rock Art Sites in those areas. Never give up Durango air service Cut Denver Frontier airlines has announced that because of runway repair work at Durango s la Plata Airfield service to Durango will be rerouted to Cortez and Farmington ., for a three to six week period beginning May 20. Mel Hullet Frontier manager at the la Plata Airport Frontier s offices there will be closed during the repair work with the Durango personnel being assigned to help staff the Cortez and Farmington offices. He added that Frontier service at Durango will resume As soon As the repair work is completed. Fast end asked on impeachment Stillwater okla. Apr vowing he would quot never give up quot president Nixon came to America s heartland saturday night and told a University commencement crowd that Congress should promptly dispose of the impeachment Ismie. As a warm Spring Twilight settled on Oklahoma state University s football stadium Nixon told the graduating class quot what a great time for a new he said the graduates could look Forward to a More peaceful world where people of All nations work together in the common cause of bettering Mankind. Only once in his 35-minute address did Nixon refer directly to efforts to oust him from the nation s highest office although he acknowledged that some in the stadium crowd of about 25,000 quot obviously disapprove of the the president declared that Retro production warning issued Washington a an american Petroleum Institute Survey of the Industry s refinery expansion plans showed saturday the United states apparently will not be Able to produce All the Petroleum products it needs in the near future. Institute president Frank n. Ikard said Domestic refinery capacity fell Short of demand by 3.6 million barrels a Day last year. The Survey showed the Industry plans to expand refinery capacity by 1.9 million barrels Over the next four years. Quot a of us a Indus government and individual citizens must do everything we can to reduce the rate at which we consume Energy through eliminating waste and increasing our efficiency quot Ikard said. Quot if we do not the refining Gap will continue to Widen in spite of everything the Oil companies do to expand refinery Ikard said the planned expansion figures compare to a 3.8 million barrel expansion during the previous 10 years. Daily demand grew by 6.5 million barrels in the same period. Quot the Oil companies made these achievements in spite of profitability that was lower than the average for All manufacturing uncertainty Over sources of Supply changing government regulations affecting automotive fuel requirements and environmentalist opposition to refinery construction in some areas quot he said. But while Ikard stressed the High Cost of building new indians present demand list Babi Lucella daily times staff for the second time in As Many weeks Farmington area indians marched peacefully through the City s downtown business con Unity saturday afternoon and culminated their March with a list of demands presented City officials at City Hau. Marching East on Broadway and Back West on main st., hundreds of indians and almost no Whites paraded behind tiie Banner quot March for Navajo saturday s Parade was authorised by Farmington police who Friday issued a Parade permit to a group called coalition for Navajo liberation an organisation formed wednesday and i chiding elements of tie Farmington inter tribal Indian organization fico american Indian movement University of new Mexico s Kiva sub tie local chapter of the National association for the advancement of coloured people and tiie san Juan county human rights committee. Speaking in front of the Farmington police station to a crowd conservatively estimated at 1,500 persons in Ostia Indian Farmington mayor Mario Webb told tiie marchers he has called a Public meeting to begin at 7 . Monday at Mcgee Park quot for tiie Navajo people to bring their complaints to tiie attention of tiie Farmington City Council quot which he said would be present for tiie meeting. The mayor said following the monday meeting he would appoint an approximately 10-member fact finding commission quot encompassing All areas of the City representatives from the ministerial Alliance from the fico and other interested groups to look into these allegations these complaints these Webb s statements followed a list of demands read first in English by Hubert Tsosie of Farmington fico special Counselor and Tsien in Navajo by Fred Johnson Shiprock and assistant director for Dan Legal services on tiie Navajo reservation. Among the demands was a Call for an immediate open meeting for airing and listing of specific grievances that tiie City request the . Civil rights commission to conduct hearings into charges of discriminatory practices quot and the exploitation of tiie Indian people in Farmington and san Juan county that the City establish a quot mayor s consultation committee quot to investigate issues brought to the committee and Itiat tiie City Furt Iier establish a Law enforcement review committee to investigate allegations concerning tiie police and courts. Botti committees Are to be made up of representation from minority groups the indians demanded. Osiier demands of tiie City called for a program to hire and to it Ain Navajo personnel quot at All Levels of i government quot to place the Farmington Indian Center under an Indian select committee and hire an Indian director for the Center to establish an alcoholic rehabilitation program primarily wit ii Indian staff and Itiat the City provide a Southside Community Center under the control of Southside residents and serving their needs. Webb Tow tiie crowd quot there is no Way that i can answer All these demands today and it would probably be improper to try to do so. But on behalf of tiie citizens of Farmington i accept them with a View toward looking into in his response tiie mayor stressed quot since these matters involve local people i believe that solutions should be made by the local he cautioned that some of the grievances were not wit iii the City s authority to take action upon. Quot but i would recommend that this commission bring tiie facts to tiie attention of the appropriate governmental units wit ii Timeir recommendations. At that time i commit to you Itiat Tiizae Itiat Are recon needed to the City will receive proper and prompt the mayor who stood wit ii aty manager . Woodbury and City councilman Erick Johnson neither of whom spoke asked tiie indians Itiat Public demonstrations cease quot till such time As solutions Are arrived the crowd responded with murmurs of 110." Osiier Points brought out by the mayor included the fact Farmington residents have worked for the building of the Navajo Indian irrigation project which benefits the indians. Quot perhaps you Don t know it but thiere were people from Farmington quot the mayor said quot who set the ground work to bring Fairchil to Shiprock to employ your people. Farmington is not a racist town quot to which the crowd responded with Boos. Speaking after tiie mayor Johnson said there would be More demonstrations. Quot regardless of what happens there s going to be another March next week quot Johnson asserted. Earlier reports that Leader Dennis Banks st. Paul minn., would be present Satvir Day proved erroneous. However John Nidell also of st. Paul and National chairman was present. Quot we stand loudly behind tiie Navajo people in what they want quot Nidell said quot and we will do whatever we can to help you whenever you ask quot he told tiie indians. Prior to arriving in Farmington tiie marchers to it ave led by car and foot Between Shiprock and Farmington to peacefully protest before tiie Turquoise and Zia bars West of Farmington. A planned protest before Smoak Chevrolet of which mayor Webb is president was cancelled due to Lack of time the indians announced. Related picture Page 16a. Heath Sheet Metal ism Wintheim new location1806 e. 20thnow open the Altmon Motel is under new ownership end Mon Agen nent. For spa Ciol monthly rotes phone 325-1707 5915 East main Floral open 6-10o.m., sunday Mother s Day for your pickup convenience do you know How Mony non indians Are making Indian a a we try in Formington for a Nuino Indian mod a we try so Southwest Indian arts a crafts. Inc 2506 w. Moin Formington refineries out of Industry profits sen. Henry m. Jackson urged Denh rats to make an election Issue out of president Nixon s veto of an Energy Bill which would have rolled Back Petroleum prices. The Washington state Democrat told the democratic sub in Morgantown w. Va., quot we failed to get the two thirds necessary to override that veto by Only eight votes. And that is the measure of our Job As democrats in the congressional elections next assured of coalition tel Aviv a Premier designate Yitzhak Rabin won an Assurance saturday of being Able to form a majority coalition government informed sources said. Defense minister Moshe Dayan reportedly will not be included. The Assurance came in the form of a Promise from the Small civil rights movement that it would join the new government. With the movement the Independent liberals and Rabin s labor party Rabin would have a majority of one with 61 seats in the 120-member Knesset or hits China Hong Kong a a severe earthquake hit a mountainous Region in Southwest China before Dawn saturday and based on quake magnitude reports and chinese maps May have heavily damaged two big cities and several smaller towns. It was the second major quake to hit Asia in three Days. More than 30 persons were killed and hundreds or Homes damaged or destroyed when a powerful quake hit the Southern Izu Peninsula of Japan thursday. The . Earthquake information Center in Boulder colo., said the China quake registered 7 on the Richter scale and described it As capable of widespread heavy damage in populated areas. The 1906 san Francisco quake registered 8.3 on the Richter scale. Chinese nips put the Center of the quake about so Miles North of the City of Chaotung and about 55 la a les South of s Day take her to Casa Roma. Patio dining free 12 to 9 . __315 n. Auburn he had quot presented All of the evidence to Congress quot a a statement greeted by a smattering of Boos a and added quot i Trust the House of representatives will act promptly. So the president and Congress can get on with the people s business As we the crowd was generally quiet but a few shot nits such As quot pay your taxes quot and quot liar quot could be heard As Nixon spoke. University president Robert Kamm had banned signs and placards from the stadium and in introducing Nixon Kamm said he had come to Campus quot As president and As a fellow human Kamm said Nixon should be treated with quot the affection and respect due one who has Given so much in Public Nixon s reception was generally regarded As friendlier a with less heckling a than that he received last weekend at a Public appearance in Phoenix Ariz. He received standing ovations when he was introduced at the conclusion of his remarks and when he and mrs. Nixon were escorted from the stadium to head Back to Washington. Several times the crowd applauded his Call for cooperative efforts to conquer the Energy crisis and world food and health accidents kill two two persons were killed and two others injured in separate one car accidents in san Juan county Early saturday. The victims were identified As Archie Silver. 23, of Shiprock and Christine Tsosie 14, daughter of Betty Ann Tsosie of Bloomfield. Admitted to san Juan Hospital for observation were Albert Charley 21, of Bow afield who suffered multiple abrasions and lacerations and foot and leg pain and Amy Charley 20, of Duth Nao Ith he school who complained of neck and Back pain. Silver was dead of massive injuries on arrival at the Hospital after the car he was driving crashed into the la Plata River Bridge at the West Edge of Farmington about 2 35 . While apparently attempting to elude a pursing City patrol unit. According to police reports the patrol unit had followed Silver from the 800 Block of w. Main clocking the Silver vehicle at More than 95 Miles per hour. Miss Tsosie died of head and neck injuries sustained when she was thrown from a vehicle driven by Tsosie about 1 30 . On county Road 5, about one and one half Miles West of state Highway 44. State police said the Charley vehicle apparently was travelling at a High rate of Speed failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the Roadway. Charley attempted to Correct causing the the Auto to go into a broadside and rolled Down an eight foot embankment overturning two and one half times police said. Officer Jerry Williams who investigated the Accident said seat belts were not in use and probably would have prevented the fatality. The deaths bring the 1974 county Road toll to 20, compared to 16 a year s Day Buffet 11 30 .-3 . Orchids for All mothers reservations necessary Holiday inn phone 327-9811 of a

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