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Roswell Daily Record (Newspaper) - April 10, 1980, Roswell, New Mexico The weather highs and lows past 24 hours h l proc. Albuquerque Atlanta 70 33 71 45 Boston 52 43 1.43 Carlsbad 78 39 Chicago Cleveland 40 33 .10 58 38 .10 Dallas 51 37 .09 Denver 65 36 Elpaso 83 42 Indianapolis 50 36 .23 Kansas City 58 34 los Angeles Louisville 82 57 56 46 .08 Memphis 69 45 .78 Miami 85 70 new Orleans 75 45 new York 56 52 2.33 Omaha 55 31 Phoenix 90 57 Pittsburgh 62 41 Santa be 62 33 Seattle 52 39 .17 Washington 76 51 .16 highest wednesday was 95 in Palm Springs Calif. Ii Boron a new York 5� up weather Foto cast a in Butte Mont. Forecast fair skies tonight and through Friday Low tonight near 40 High on Friday around 80. Temperatures High wednesday was 75 overnight Low was 43. Normal High today is 77 Normal Low today is 39. Record High today is % set in 1907. Record Low today is 26 set in 1928. Precipitation precipitation for the 24 hours ending 7 . Today was. Inches. Total for the month to Date is. Inches total for the year to Date is 1.04 inches. Normal for the month to Date is .10 inches Normal for the year to Date is 1.34 inches. Sunrise today was at 5 35 . Sunset today will be at 6 25 . Length of Day is 12.8 hours. Humidity the humidity at 9 . Today was 20 percent. Soil temperatures temperatures Are taken daily at a depth of six inches by the Chaves county crop improvement association. The Public record hospitals end medical Center births april 8 to or. And mrs. Arron Hamilton Hoo w. Eighth st., a girl. Births april 9 to or. And mrs. James Duffey route 2, Box too a girl. Marriage licenses issued april 7 Francisco Ruiz 22, and Maria o. Chavez 16, both of Dexter. Divorces filed april 4 Virginia Gonzalez is. Simon Gonzalez. Aurora Garcia Hermosillo is. Ramon Hermosillo Juarez. Granted april 7 Betty Houston is. James j. Houston. Troy Ann Wright is. Jerry Glen Wright. Thong Thi Sain is. Randall r. Sain. Municipal court april 8 resisting arrest disorderly conduct and Possession of marijuana under one ounce a Richard r. Villescas of 3305 n. Encanto drive fined$200. Accidents april 8 12 49 . Union Avenue and Alameda Street. Drivers a Robert b. Hatch 41, of 1730 n. Delaware ave., and Margaret m. Brennan 23, of 908 Oak drive Durango Colo. Brennan cited with failure to Stop at a Stop sign. Torrential Rains flood strike torn new York by United press International severe thunderstorms dumped torrential Rains on new York City flooding some roads and creating nightmarish conditions for transit strike weary commuters. Flash flood warnings were posted for much of the Northeast. Heavy Snow sleet and rain a whipped by 40 Mph winds a powered across Minnesota which received Over 6 inches of Snow wednesday. In flood prone Westchester county new York roadways turned into Rivers wednesday and motorists left dozens of cars abandoned some nearly submerged. A we plucked a woman from the roof of her car on the Bronx River Parkway a Westchester county police sgt. Joseph Greagor said. The National weather service said up to 4 inches of rain fell in Manhattan and portions of the Northeast wed former Roswel Lite Dies Coy Eugene Campton formerly of Roswell died March 28 at mount Diablo Hospital in Concord Calif. Or. Compton was the son of or. And mrs. . Hattie Campton and was born nov. 12,1910, at Finley okla. He was a member of Miller Baptist Church of Miller okla. Woodmen of the world and carpenters Union local no. 34, and was a world War ii Veteran. Survivors include his Mother his wife Irene two sons Nickie e. Campton of Concord and Andy Campton of Tiger Mounds okla. Two daughters Shirley Niles of Lakehurst n.j., and Martha Davis of Waggoner okla. Three Brothers Howard Campton of Miller Melven Campton of Alice Texas and Austin Campton of Ballinger Texas four Sisters Winnie Cochran of Roswell Dovil Landfair of Dell City Texas Dorothy Lorton of Roswell and Thelma Bankhead of Sonoma Calif. And 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Campton was buried april i at memory gardens cemetery in Concord. Mesday. Flash flood warnings were in effect for the majority of new York state Southern Vermont Western Massachusetts and Northwestern Connecticut. Westchester county police dispatched a boat to travel the rain swollen Bronx River and saw Mill River parkways in search of stranded motorists. Both roadways were closed by 7 . For 10-mile stretches and traffic was detoured. Dozens of cars were towed from the parkways after they stalled in several feet of water. Local police departments reported flooding up to 2 feet deep on secondary and Back roads because of severe drainage problems. Three tornadoes touched Down in the state during the afternoon and evening and Hail up to 3 inches in diameter a about the size of a Teacup a was reported accompanied by damaging winds. Two Mobile Homes in Maine . Were overturned causing some minor injuries. In West Virginia High winds blew Down the framework for a new gymnasium at a local school As the area was buffeted for the second straight Day by Springs fury. Mexicans ambush patrol san Diego up a six mexicans hurled rocks at a . Border patrol officer on the North levee of the Tia Juana River forcing the officer to fire three warning shots into the ground Federal authorities said wednesday. It was the second incident in two nights in . Territory. On monday and tuesday nights Border agents used tear Gas to Chase mexicans from the levee Back into Mexico. Donald Cameron the patrols san Ysidro sector chief said officer James Bradshaw was struck in the upper part of the body with a Rock a twice the size of my fist while investigating movement atop the levee about a Quarter of a mile into the japans oldest woman Dies at age of 109 Tokyo up Kohar Kodaira Japan a oldest woman died of natural causes today her family said in hokkaido. She was 109. A native of Nara province in Central Japan mrs. Kodaira was born in 1871 and moved to hokkaido Japan a northernmost main Island with her husband Junjiro in 1889. The couple had eight children. She was named honorary citizen by the town of Kanai on March 19, her 109th birthday. Mrs. To Dirac a death makes mrs. Oto Mich ii 108, of Ishikawa province Japan a oldest woman. United states. Six Border agents were attacked monday night by a crowd of More than 60 Rock throwing mexicans at the same place Bradshaw was attacked tuesday. Officers wearing riot gear dispersal the crowd with tear Gas. There were no serious injuries. A it was exactly the same area As the night before a Cameron said. A the aliens were attempting to barricade the levee so vehicles patrol there. A was he Bradshaw approached the levee he noticed people moving around. When he stepped out he caught a barrage of rocks from six aliens who were waiting in Cameron said Bradshaw a Felt his life was imperilled so he pulled his pistol out and fired it three times into the the mexicans retreated immediately to a Sandbar in the Middle of the Tia Juana River a known by Border agents As a fantasy Island a Cameron said. Cameron said the mexicans were a Street thugs from the Border town of Tijuana who were hired to create a diversion for smugglers trying to get illegal aliens across the Border. Today a temperatures Are North of Roswell 52 l.f.d., 50 East grand Plains 52 Dexter 52 Hagerman or Lake Arthur 54.5 daily average 52.3. Nationwide rain or showers in parts of Texas with some Snow in the Vicinity of the great lakes Region through the period ending at 7 . Est Friday elsewhere generally fair skies. Tucson Ariz. Up former University of Arizona head football coach Tony Mason was Given a Choice by University president John p. Schaefer a either quit or be fired the Tucson citizen said in a copyrighted Story wednesday. Schaefer declined comment on the newspaper report. Mason 50, resigned his coaching and academic duties monday following investigations into alleged misuse of travel funds expense accounts and football recruiting funds. Mason was Given an option of resigning voluntarily or being relieved of his duties because Schaefer believed Mason failed to Tell the truth when questioned about reimbursement for airline trips that allegedly never were made the citizen said adding that Schaefer made his decision sunday. The citizen quoted Mason last week As saying he and other coaches had accepted the Money As reimbursement for other out of pocket expenses. U of a athletic director Dave Strack was told of schaefers decision Early monday and then relayed it to Mason the citizen said. Strack argued in favor of a less harsh penalty including a Fine probation restitution or some combination of these the copyrighted article said. In an appearance before a civic group Only last week Mason had said he was confident that the various investigations would Clear him. But monday Mason announced he was quitting saying it was in the a Best interests of the University and his family. Since mid january a series of newspaper articles alleged a that Mason spent More than $1,800 in recruiting funds for a half dozen visits to Tucson by non recruits a that Mason and six assistant coaches collected More than $3,500 in reimbursement for living expenses and airline tickets for to recruiting trips apparently never made. A that the University ignored competitive bidding to buy football team clothing from a store for which Mason had done broadcast commercials. A that More than $6,000 was paid by the Tucson City Parks and recreation department to Arizona athletes for work they never performed. The charges prompted separate investigations by the state attorney general a office Tucson police department National collegiate athletic association and an internal sofa probe assisted by former Federal prosecutor James Wilkes. Findings have not been made Public. In the copyrighted Story wednesday the citizen said u of a auditors confirmed Mason failed to Tell the truth when he denied claims by South Tucson City manager Richard Kaffenberger in mid february that Bills had been submitted for phony trips. Kaffenberger an avid sports fan and Friend of former u of a tailback Larry Heater accompanied Heater to an interview in which Heater was questioned about the payroll allegations involving the City Parks department. But Mason later changed his Story after the investigation picked up steam and auditors Learned that airline officials had no proof the tickets were Ever used. Schaefer was extremely a a Hurt when he Learned that Mason allegedly lied about the situation the citizen said. Meanwhile Thomas Chandler a member of the regents subcommittee on intercollegiate athletics said the University a report on u of a football program spending May not be made Public. Chandler said the decision would depend on advice from the regents attorney. Even if it can legally be released the Board might still decide to withhold the report if it deals with personnel matters Chandler said. Strack is preparing the report and copies Are to be distributed to the la members of the Board of regents. The regents hold their regular monthly meeting at Tucson Friday and the u of a inquiry is expected to be brought up for discussion. Mason coached the wildcats to a 16-18-1 record Over three years and Arizona compiled a 4-3 league Mark in the Pacific-10 conference last season. Little league Hall of Fame projecting getting under Way Williamsport a. Up a a $1.25 million Campaign was launched wednesday to build a Little league baseball museum and Hall of Fame in Williamsport where the program for youngsters began 41 years ago. Retired Industrial executive Carl h. Simon of Sun City Ariz., was appointed to head the drive which will continue until april 30. Simon said he would seek contributions from various sources including Industrial firms the 26 foreign nations where Little league baseball is played and major league baseball players. About 80 percent of the major league players got their first taste or the sport in Little league Simon said adding he would not Contact the players until they have settled their strike. The focus of the Campaign Simon said would be in the North Central Pennsylvania area around Williamsport where the Little league was organized with three teams in 1939 and where the Little league world series has been played each August since 1947. Peter j. Mcgovern Little league baseball Board chairman and chief executive officer said the museum will be built on a 50-acre plot adjacent to the International Headquarters and Lamade stadium the world series site. He said the two Story Structure will have 200,000 Square feet of floor space and would be dedicated at the 1981 world series if All goes Well. Construction was scheduled to get under Way this summer. The museum Mcgovern said will include exhibits tracing Little league from its birth. Little league baseball and softball involve More than 2.5 million boys and girls annually around the world. Long season ahead padres san Diego up Jerry Coleman about to make the big leap from the radio broadcast Booth to the dugout As skipper of the san Diego padres said wednesday a a it la be a Long season and in a not going to look at it in terms of 70,80 or 90 wins right a i Hope we get off to a Good Start a the wary Novice skipper said on the eve of thursdays Home opener against san Francisco. Except for an Intra squad game tuesday night the padres will be starting the season on the heels of a one week Lay off due to the players strike. That worries Coleman because All clubs except the padres and California Angels remained in Camp during the strike and continued supervised workouts. A we lost a week is what it amounts to because our people did not play Intra squad games during that period a Coleman said. A game situations Are very important at this Point especially for the pitchers. The pitching is really my Only almost. First baseman Willie Montanez acquired from Texas in the of season lost his opening Day starting berth by not getting Back from a strike week vacation in puerto Rico in time. Gene Tenace has been shifted from Catcher and Bill Fahey moves from bullpen to starting Catcher. Coleman has called on Randy Jones to open the season for san Diego. Lefty Bob Knepper is to go for the giants. Fan reaction against the strike has been so Sharp that some expect it to keep the opening Day crowd Down to As Low As 25,000. A a in a just Happy there a going to be an opening night. This still is better than what i thought would happen. I thought if the players struck they would go out opening Day a Coleman said. Padre crowd please Dave Winfield May be starting his last season in san Diego. The slugging outfielder is in a salary dispute with padre owner Ray Kroc and is expected to declare himself a free agent at the end of this season. The giants will Start a Veteran right handed hitting lineup of Larry Herndon Billy North and Jack Clark in the Outfield Johnny Lemaster at Short Rennie Stennett at second Mike Ivie at first and Marc Hill behind the plate against Southpaw Jones. The Only left handed Batter in the lineup will be third baseman Darrell Evans. The giants Are 20-1 Lon shots to win the National league Pennant while the padres Are rated 50-1. Wac teams Ink players Denver up four Western athletic conference schools announced basketball signings wednesday the first Day for High school students to sign National letters of intent. San Diego state Texas Elpaso and defending wac Champion Brigham Young each signed one player and Hawaii recruited two. Colorado state Wyoming and new Mexico had no first Day signings. Utah does not announce its recruits until All signings Are completed and new wac member air Force announces its incoming athletes when the plebe class reports during the summer. San Diego state signed 6-5 Forward Zack Jones who set career scoring and rebounding records at san Diego City College. Step signed 6-7 Forward Paul Cunningham a first team All Stater from Milby High school in Houston and by picked up 6-4 guard Richie Webb of Idaho Falls voted the states outstanding basketball player. Hawaii inked the tandem of de Sesler and Tony Webster the backcourt at Monroe Community College in Rochester . Art Stone company Quot memorials of distinction Quot 913 South Sunset Roswell new Mexico bb2di 622-9191 these Are your area Carric of you have any questions c Kerning delivery of be newspaper please Contact Caimi ers Ruidoso Hondo. To nolo Bill carpet 378-4 Capitan Carrizozo Lincoln of. Stanton b 354-2 Art Asia inside City limits Kobert w. Bro 746-6 Candela 1623-3 Hagerman Shirley bust amt Latta i 746-4 Steve Moi 846-3 Rural Artesia Hagar Man Dexter Lake 748-3 Rural Roswell. Circulation depart 622-3

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