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Yuma Sun (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Yuma, Arizona Mask boy is conspicuous not Only for his courage but for silicone mask that protects his Burn disfigured face 23 clues despite encouraging results synthetic interferon s tests Are being looked to for clues rather than cures 41 truce korean Doz s truce Village provides rare Chance to look the enemy in the Eye and feel War s tension 19 Young chef gets taste of career Page 13 Good morning business.29,30 comics.42 crossword.25 editorial.4,5 entertainment.42 finapcial.29 horoscope.42 obituaries.44 people.21-24 science/health.41 it sports.33-39 weather.8qphdtq oregon.13 Wash. St.24 ucla.20 California 25 air Force .30 Ohio st.24 of unto Arizona. 7 Washington .20 usc.19 stanford.20 notre Dame 17 Michigan 14che Yuma # daily Sun and Arizona Sentinel 783-3333 a Yuma Arizona sunday november 21, 1982 50 cents big push expected on immigration Bill Washington apr Reagan administration officials and congressional sponsors Are promising to make an All out Effort to win House passage in the upcoming lame Duck session of a proposed major overhaul of the nations immigration Laws. Quot anytime you find a window drive a truck through it Quot said sen. Alan Simpson r-wyo., a chief sponsor of the measure. Quot that a the philosophy around this place a behind Simpsons leadership the Bill won Senate approval last summer by the surprisingly lopsided margin of 80-19. But opposition to the legislation galvanized in the House judiciary committee which approved the measure by a Mere two votes before Congress recessed last month for the election Campaign. The Bill the first comprehensive revision of immigration Law in 30 years would establish fines and jail terms for employers who knowingly hire illegal aliens. It also would Grant amnesty to untold millions of illegal immigrants who have been living in the United states. House speaker Thomas p. Of Neill d-mass., has promised rep. Romano l. Mazzoli d-ky., the chief House sponsor that the legislation will be considered on the House floor after Congress returns on nov. 29. But supporters of the Bill acknowledge there Are numerous obstacles to the legislation and the chances for passage during a session that will be devoted largely to government spending measures Are at Best Uncertain. Associate Deputy attorney general David d. Hiller the administrations chief lobbyist on the Bill said it remains the top legislative priority for attorney general William French Smith. But Hiller said the White House Quot probably will have to get involved More to get it Over the several republicans backed away from the measure continued on Page 2 split effects will be reviewed supervisors department Heads have meeting tuesday Yuma county department Heads will meet with the Board of supervisors tuesday to evaluate effects of the division of the county. The special meeting will be at 9 a in. In the county courthouse 168 s. 2nd ave the supervisors will meet in a regular session monday at 9 a in. Although newly created la Paz county will not be considered officially organized until Jan. I Yuma county is preparing for the separation of both records and services. The department Heads will be asked what they will have to do to accomplish the separation and How much work will be lifted from their departments once services to the Northern county Are eliminated in addition to five rezoning cases on monday the Board will a hear a request from the sheriffs department to seek bids for closed circuit television equipment for the temporary county jail behind the City police department 1500 s. 1st ave. The equipment was recommended by the Arizona department of corrections and will be paid for with a Federal Grant. A receive a report from the Board of health recommending that Bill Myers be appointed acting director of the health department when or. . Ochsner a resignation becomes effective Jan. I. Myers who has been employed by the county for 13 years is currently an administrative assistant for the department. A discuss an inspection report from the state fire marshals office outlining fire prevention measures necessary at the juvenile court Center. A discuss the overlap of the Wellton Mohawk irrigation District and zone 3 of the Yuma county flood control District. A visitor to the Yuma county Christmas Community Bazaar gets Surprise look at a crafted Santa Claus during the show saturday. The baby is Linda Ackerman 8-month-old daughter of Charles and Kim Ackerman of 541 2nd ave. Santa was being sold by the knot Heads custom macrame. Several thousand humans thronged the event at the youth discovers balloon can really travel when children launched balloons at the Yuma City county Library on saturday nov. 13, it Wasny to planned to be a Long distance venture. Just a happening. But a balloon launched by 4-year-old Peyton Moseley of Yuma was found the following morning in a tree three Miles Southwest of Light Ark. It had travelled Over 1,000 Miles. It Wasny to the balloons first encounter with a tree. When first released it got caught in a tree on the Library Lawn and had to be freed when retrieved in Arkansas it still had the tag on it that Peyton filled out prior to the launch which commemorated the Start of National children a Book week. The finder of the balloon Michael Perry sent the tag Back to Library director Nancy Cummings last week. Peyton is the son of Ron and Jane Moseley 1003 Palo verde. Peytona a dad figures if a balloon can Fly that fast then he a flying the wrong thing. He a a Pilot for Hughes helicopters. Americans think shuttle is Good Deal a space of the future Page 13 new York apr seven of to americans think the space shuttle program is a Good investment for the country according to a new associated press Abc news poll. A majority also said they think the government is spending the right amount or not enough on the space program. A plurality said the main purpose of the space program should be scientific exploration rather than National defense. And the 1,583 adults in the nationwide Telephone poll monday and tuesday were almost evenly divided Over whether they would travel in outer space themselves if they had a Chance. Men however were much More Likely than women to say they would take a space flight. Sixty nine percent said the space shuttle program is a Good investment for the country while 21 percent said it is a bad investment and to percent were not sure. When the same question was asked in an a Abc news poll a year ago 59 percent said the shuttle program was a Good investment. The space shuttle Columbia the most visible result of the More than $6 billion a year being spent on the space program on tuesday completed its first commercial Mission and fifth Overall. In the poll 36 percent said they think the United states is spending about the right amount of Money on the space program. Seventeen percent said not enough is being spent while 38 percent said too much and 9 percent were not sure. Men were much More Likely than women to support space program spending 63 percent said the United states is spending the right amount or not enough compared with Only 44 percent of the women. There was also a Sharp difference Between men and women Over whether they would travel in space themselves if they had the Chance. Among All respondents 50 percent said they would not and 46 percent said they would. Men split 55 percent to 42 percent in saying they would like to travel in outer space while women split 58 percent to 38 percent in saying they would not. Among All respondents 43 percent said the emphasis of the . Space program should a primarily on scientific exploration thirty percent said the emphasis should be primarily on National defense while 17 said both and to percent were not sure. People who chose National defense were More Likely to say too much is being spent on the space program while those who chose scientific exploration were More Likely to say not enough or the right amount is being spent. As with All Sample surveys the results of a Abc news polls can vary from the opinions of All americans because of Chance variations in the Sample. For a poll based on about 1,500 interviews the results Are subject to an error margin of 3 percentage Points either Way because of Chance variations that is if one could have talked this past week to All americans with telephones there is Only i Chance in 20 that the findings would vary by More than 3 percentage Points More Public Union activities predicted by Mark d. Lauffer the Yuma daily Sun leaders of the Arizona Public employees association say they will step up Union activity in Yuma after agreeing saturday to affiliate with the nations largest Public employee Union. After a rally in Phoenix the Apea voted overwhelmingly to affiliate with the american federation of state county and municipal employees. It ranks third in size of All labor organizations under the Al Cio with about 1.5 million members. The combined group has been dubbed Apea of some Council 97 and its membership is 11,000, making organized Public employees the largest Union in the state. Stepped up Union activities Are already under Way with satellite offices planned in Yuma Flagstaff and Coolidge. The Yuma office expected to be open next week will House the Headquarters for approximately 500 Yuma county City and Public school employees who have reportedly joined the Union so far Field representative and lobbyist Gary Huish said Friday the Union Hopes the satellite offices will stimulate membership and help organize efforts in dealing with cities and counties on employee matters. Quot i think. We will be tremendously Active from Here on out a Huish said. Agreeing with Huish were of some International president Gerald Mcentee and Apea executive director Luis Arrellano who were interviewed by Telephone in Phoenix after saturdays polling. Quot the 11,000 workers we have now will be the base of an organizing drive the likes of which have never been seen for Arizona Public employees Quot Mcentee said. The Union thinks it can easily increase its numbers to 50,000, he added. Arrellano said the affiliation will have a Quot tremendous effects on Public employee unionization in Yuma and across the state. Quot these offices will be manned with labor relations specialists Quot Arrellano said. Quot and they will give members immediate Access to assistance in Public employee by its own admission Apea representatives were absent from City and county budget considerations for fiscal 1982-83. More visible was teamsters local 274, which repeatedly tried to get official recognition from both local governments. The Board of supervisors met with teamsters officials several times. But other than allowing payroll deductions for Union dues As is done for the Aleathe Board refused to sign any Quot meet and confers agreements proposed by the teamsters. The Board said it would not prohibit or discourage a county employee from joining any organizations. However it said it would sign no documents opening the door for a system of voluntary collective bargaining. The City Council would not even put the teamsters request on its Agenda. Huish says the Apea of some is not in Competition with the teamsters. The Union is planning to be More Active on employee matters he said. % such Union activity is not necessarily bad according to Dick Casey executive director of the Arizona association of counties. Casey who was in Yuma last week listening to the problems of county officials said unions can fill com cont med on Page 2 Peyton Moseley now knows Power of balloon

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