Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on March 7, 1968 · Page 18
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Comics Movies THURSDAY. MARCH 7, 1968 PAGE 19 Television Radio DON SCHELLIE A Night With Police Anything But Routine (First Of Three Parts) When it was all over, Tucson Police Sgt. Glenn Doze shrugged his shoulders and said it had been a quiet night -- especially for a Saturday. There had been no murders, no. armed robberies, no major traffic accidents. None of the stuff of tomorrow's headlines. "Strictly routine," he called But for a newsman -- away from the "police beat" for eight or. nine years -- riding with Doze on the overnight shift was anything but "routine." It was, in fact, a frightening, shocking experience. What made it so frightening was that every call but one that Doze answered that night involved young people in trouble. Glenn Doze is a spare, blond man in his early 30s. A field supervisor or sector sergeant, he is a veteran of about 10 years with the Tucson Police Department. His squad of five or .six men is assigned to keep the peace on Tucson's sprawling East Side. The area is bounded on the West by Columbus Boulevard and on the north, east and south by the city limits. It is the sergeant's duty to follow up his officers on calls of a more serious nature, to be available in the field for advice and assistance. There were about two dozen officers and a couple of sergeants on hand for briefing in the council chambers of the old City Hall at 10:10 that Saturday night. Papers were shuffled, reports read, notes made. One sergeant read aloud the physical descriptions of a few men who were being sought. There were questions, answers. Roll was taken and assignments for the night were made. The officers stepped into the hallway then and formed in two files. Shift Com. Lt. Keith Bergstrom appeared, spoke briefly to the men and made a quick inspection of the white-helmeted ranks. At 10:30 the patrolmen moved out into the night. We were just pulling i.::ay from the city shops where the patrol car had been gassed up, when Doze received his first radio call of the night. Follow up a School Resource Officer at an East Side high school. The SRO had four juveniles in custody in a desert area near the school. Glue sniffing. We headed east. The four youngsters -- two boys and two girls -- leaned against the side of a patrol car, bathed in the harsh white glare of headlights. A uniformed officer had responded to the SRO's call for assistance, and the two had waited for Doze to arrive from downtown. Now the resource officer quickly sketched the details for the sergeant. He had been parked near the school during a school function. He observed the four leave the school and head into 'the desert area. After 15 minutes had passed and they had not come out of the field, he went in to check. He found them with tubes of glue and brown paper sacks; some of the sacks had blobs of glue smeared on the bottom. The girls were 15 and 16 years old, he told Doze, and the boys · were 17. One of the girls said the other three had been sniffing the fumes, but she had "been afraid." Doze stepped into the headlight splash and talked with the four. One girl bit her lip and trembled. He spoke quietly with them for a few moments, then returned to the SRO. It was decided the three would be turned over to juvenile authorities. The second girl -- the one who said she had not sniffed any glue -- would be taken to her home by the SRO, who would tell the story to her parents. The two boys were frisked by the uniformed officer and the girl. was asked to empty her pockets. They were handcuffed then, placed in the rear of a patrol car and driven off into the night. The SRO left the desert area with the other girl and the paper bags and tubes of glue that told the story of the short-lived adventure at thrill-seeking." At a doughfcnut shop we were drinking coffee when Doze received a call on his "walkie- talkie." There was a young girl w h o was drunk and possibly had taken some pills not many blocks away. Glenn Doze paid for the half- finished coffee and we were on our way. (Continued) the Tucson Daily this column. Questions and, if you have one, 1 QUESTION - How will the Butterfield Stage Route expressway effect us that live on the 4000 block on 32nd Street? ANSWER -- As proposed now, it will not run through your block, city engineers tell us. QUESTION -- During the night hours (a.m.) the light at Park and Grant stays green for Grant traffic (east-west) and trips for a car heading south on Park. But it won't change for a northbound vehicle. Can something be done about this? ANSWER -- City electricians will check it out to make it trip for traffic as it is supposed to do. QUESTION' - in 1957 i bought the-lot in the 5800 block of South Jeanette for $700 and had a building corporation build a house shell on it for approximately $5,000. Now the City of Tucson already has taxed me and yet won't give me any utilities. The excuse is to keep me from moving in until it Is all finished, but Action, Please! o V r a P roblem to "» wived write to Action, Please, care of n. Reporters will investigate your queries and answer them in must be submitted in writing and contain full name' addreS your telephone number. Names will be withheldTn request I am already in and need gas and electricity to work with and finish the house. Can anything be done? ANSWER - It can and you are doing it. Work had to be done before inspection could allow you the utility service. You are aware of what it is and have taken out the permits to perform the work. City inspection says that, upon completion of this plumbing and electrical work, you will have complete utility service -- This week, -if you work fast. QUESTION - Can you tell me, please, the purpose of the -Covert School in Tucson? I was under the impression that it is for emotionally disturbed children, but apparently that is not tr_.a. I am a teacher in a junior high school and we have a young girl here who is so extremely disturbed emotionally that she is unable to attend classes. Her entire day is spent in the school library. Our principal repeatedly has tried to have her placed in Covert, only to be told that they cannot take the girl. Every teacher here, and the administration as well wants to help her, but we just don't know how. Can you help? ANSWER - The school's purpose is to work with children who have a severe behavior disorder. Federal funds for a limited pilot experimental project and two school districts (it serves seven school districts) support it. The more severe cases are taken in the school, but several times that number are recommended for adjusted programs right within the school they are attending. Referral is from the teacher to the principal, in turn to the social worker and then psychiatric examination is arranged. Some qualify for the school, some for the adjusted program and some not at all. In your case, the girl you mention just does not qualify, but a recommendation was made for an adjusted program. For specific information, contact Laura Ganoung, 1010 E. 10th. St. She will tell you about the child in question. ANN LANDERS Baby Crowds Older Children 'Off Stage' Dear Ann Landers: I know of no better place to air this criticism. Please print it lor the thousands of thoughtless' people in the world who "mean no harm" but are guilty anyway. Even grandmothers. . W h e n , visiting in a home where there are children, it is natural to focus most of the attention on the baby. 'The baby is, after affl, the newcomer and . all babies are wee,and cuddly Md loveable. But please don't farget to at:least acknowledge tbc presence of an older child. It's very sad when the new baby gets the gifts and is the center of attention while the sister or brother is ignored completely. I have seen this happen so often, and it is heartbreaking. - I'm sure these folks mean ^well, Ann, but a word from you might straighten them around. -- CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Dear N. C.: Thank you for the reminder and now may I add a word of my own? If guests are thoughtless," the mother should turn some attention toward the older..child by remarking- on', bow helpful she is -- any sup- portive statement will serve the purpose. What is French kissing? Is it wrong? Who should set the necking limits -- the boy or the girl? Can a shotgun wedding succeed? Read Ann Landers' booklet, "Teen-age Sex -- Ten Ways to Cool. It," Send 50 cents in coin and' a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of the Tucson Daily Citizen, enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope. C 1M* Publlttwrj-Hill SrnJklfe A.S.U. PROFESSOR SAYS Gold, Ammo Hunted In Torpedoed Lusitania WOTTMTY /TlPn A n *»: ,, t. * . . ,, . _ , . , . _ ,, _ . PHOENIX (UPI) - An Arizona State University professor claims a private company is currently attempting to salvage gold and ammunition believed aboard the sunken British luxury liner Lusitania off the coast of Ireland. Dr. Arthur J. Bachrach, a psychology professor conducting research for the U.S. Defense Department on human performance in deep sea exploration, made the revelation during a lecture at the Arizona Institute here. Sinking of the ship May 7, 1915, was one of the main factors which prompted the U.S. to enter World War I on the side of the British. The liner was sunk by a German U-boat off the Old Head of Kinsale, on the southeastern tip of Ireland, with the loss of 1,198 lives, including 128 Americans. Bachrach said the deep-sea effort is a project man is only now capable of accomplishing because of advances in man's conquest of the hostile sea. He declined to name the private firm, but said he knew of the project through a friend who is a psychologist and diver. He said work is expected to be completed by the end of this month. Work on the project, accord- ing to Bachrach, has been going on for the past two weeks. The liner is some 300 feet below the surface. The ship's cargo was valued at about $735,000 when it was sunk. However, it has been disputed whether the ship was carrying contraband ammunition for Britain or gold bullion. New low-priced Mustang Sprint Look at all the extras you get at special savings: ·GT stripe · ·Special wheel covers ·Special exterior trim Order V-8 power and you can also save on: · Wide-oval white sidewall tires ·Styled steel wheels ·GTfog lamps ·Flip-open gas cap Plus standard Mustang features like bucket seats, floor-mounted stick shift and more. But hurry! Supply of Sprints is limited. FACTS ABOUT THE 1968 MUSTANG Mustang, the original, is a great buy any time . . . but right now it's a better buy than ever. If you act fast, you can get a limited-edition Mustang Sprint with GT stripe, flip-open gas cap, wheel covers and bright wheel lip molcfings all at special savings. Order your Mustang Sprint with V-8 pov/er and you can save even more on GT fog lamps, wide- oval white sidewall tires, and specially styled steel wheels with chrome trim rings. And, of course, you get all of Mustang's standard features, too. Like bucket seats, floor-mounted stick shift, wall-to- wall carpeting, curved side glass and healer/defroster. But you don't have to choose a Sprint to save. You can gel a great deal on any Mustang. Choose hardtop, testback or convertible. Options like V-8's up to 390 cu. in., 4-speed manual transmission or SelectShift Crulse-0-Matic -- that works automatically or lets you shift manually. 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