Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on February 5, 1973 · Page 11
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 11

Tucson, Arizona
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Monday, February 5, 1973
Page 11
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1973 · T U G S O N D A I L Y C IT I ZEN PASE.-11 .. Center's addict plan to be told Director will talk to judges The director o'f.Hope Center, a methadone treatment clinic, wasito^meetfvvith Pima County; Superior Court judges this afternoon to explain the center!^ program for : lier6in ad. DV2;Thomas Cox, who has- beenfdirector at the clinic for about a year. and a hall", said the purpose of the meeting \vas to acquaint the judges' with the program so that whenJ referrals are made they can have the assurance that the druglisers will receive proper care Hope Center is the only nonprofit methadone treatment center in town, Cox said. It is funded-through the Community Organization Drug Abuse Council (CODAC) and now maintains 170 patients on methadone. The center currently has one dispensary at 260 S. Scott Ave., tut will soon open one on the East Side and another later on the South Side. The primary function of Hope Center is its methadone maintenance program, Cox explained, "but we do not believe that methadone in itself is the answer: ~ "It buys us time to do other things. We make people clean up and not use illicit drugs. Our aim is to help everyone to lead a drug abstinent life."" He noted that those who submit to the program must not only give up .hard drugs, but must submit to regular, un- nalyses and attend regular group therapy sessions. Under^ the CODAC grant, about 500 persons eventually will be able to : be handled by thecenter. Impact aid cutoff may hurt state PHOENIX (AP.) - Some. Arizona school districts could . be left with severe budget problems if federal impact funds are cut entirely, House Speaker Stan Akers said today. The, Phoenix Kepublican said the cutback, proposed 1 by President Nixon, would cost districts with a high rate of Indian students $5 million alone. Another example, he said, would be Sierra Vista. If the military impact funds were withdrawn there, he said, the situation would be "equally drastic." Legislative leaders met with Gov. Jack William today for a briefing on federal budget cuts related to impact funds. Akers said members of Arizona's congressional delegation should be. here next week to discuss the situation. Traditionally, federal impact funds have gone to districts which have a high percentage of Indians, military personnel or civilians working on governmental contracts. The funds are designed to make up for the increased burden on local property owners. 'Dog exercise' C3 yards proposed SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Parks Supt. Emmett O'Donnell has suggested that, to clean up the sidewalks of San Francisco, 16 areas around the city be set aside as "dog exercise" yards. The areas the size of football fields would include eight in Golden Gate Park. O'Donnell made his proposal to the San Francisco Animal Control and Welfare Commission. Mayors plan to fight budget cuts NEW YORK (AP) - Leaders among the nation's mayors, angered by domestic budget cuts proposed by President Nixon,, are taking, their case to Congress and pondering new ways to present it to the people. One possibility is the forging of a broad coalition of those who share their anger. -- AP WirtBhoM Wartime playground A South Vietnamese boy plays amid empty shell casings left after one of the last fire .missions of the war alongside Route 1, north of Hue. Hotel decorator files damage suit The interior designer for the Pioneer International Hoteltch: , day filed a suit claiming his insurance company failed to provide him with a policy that woud have covered the more than $5 million in lawsuits he now faces as a result of the : 1970 hotel fire that killed 28 persons. David F. Fraker, owner of Designs Unlimited,' says in his suit that his insurance 'will cover only a fraction of the amount now sought in damage ·actions filed against him. Fraker accuses Kuhn-Hansen and Co. Insurance of failing to write a public liability policy that would adequately cover him in the event of such a disaster as the hotel fire. His policy -with the Royal- Globe, Insurance. Companies covers only $500,000; he says in the lawsuit,'Which asks for a. "reasonable amount" in'dam- ages. . " : ' ] .' :'·.".' ; More 'than 10 complaints filed against Fraker-'in Pima County Superior Court N claim that Fraker and the furnishing companies should be held responsible for flammable materials in "the interior of te building. The' complaints say the materials contributed to the blaze. A Tucson youth, Louis Taylor,'was convicted of,murder in connection with the deaths and fire and is imprisoned for life in the Arizona State Prison. About 30 individual complaints have been filed by survivors and relatives of the victims against the hotel and several others as a result of the fire. · "'· Fraker's lawsuit today '.-against '.the; insurance agent .': -was filedrby attorney. William Tiiiney. · ,";K : .^:'^.' Carrier OVER 20 YEARS OF SERVING TUCSON Hedting Cooling ' GLOVER MILLER KSTM SOT RODIG'S, TUCSON OPTICAL 3111 * SUi 32S.9401 Until President Nixon's new budget for the remainder of fiscal 1973 and fiscal 1974 was unveiled last week, the Washington staff of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National League of Cities was urging a lobbying effort almost solely in Washington. As New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu put it, "As late as two weeks ago, we were told by the President's Domestic Council that mayors would be pleased with over-all funding levels." At that time, he said, the sister organizations, which represent 14,883 cities, planned only a fight in Congress to defeat Nixon's plans to end the Office of Eco- nomic Opportunity and the $2.25 billion, two-year Emergency Employment Act. But the cuts Nixon proposed in order to fight inflation and end programs which he said have failed or were no longer needed "are more than any .community can possibly bear," Landrieu, a Democrat, said. Luxury Living For Rent! DAY-WEEK or MONTH! Tucson's Finest Apartment Selection.! · 8 Deluxe Buildings · Resort living .· Heated Pools · Maid Service · Limousine Service · Day-Week or Month OFFICE OPEN 9 till 9 p.m. HEATED, SWIMMING POOLS CHATEAU RENTAL 1402 N. Alvernon Phone 793-7121 SALE 21.95 MEN'S BUMP-TOE BOOT 14.99 Save 6.96 to look your best in any situation. All leather uppers and sole with tough man-made higher heel and impressive bump toe to boot. Choose black or brown. Levys Men's Shoes, mall level Levy's has tickets for Victor Borge Monday, Feb. 5; The Vienna Boys' Liberace Thursday, Feb. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 24. All in the Tucson Choir.Tuesday, Feb 6, and Community Center Music Hall. INSIDE-OUT: THE NEW PRINT LOOK Maler of California® gives classic patterns a new twist ... by reverse-printing them on cotton fabrics. Open the collar and get a glimpse of bright, sunny color; $12 and $14' University Shop, mall level \ levfs El Can: shop Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10-9; Tuesday Saturday 10-6; Sonday 12-5. Call levy's TOLL-FREE anywhere in Arizona: dial l-80fl-362-n3.' 1 Tucson area dial 795-5000. Your LEVY CHARGE CARD lets you ftny anytime... gives yon a choice of ways to pay. And, for larger purchases, use OBI CPA (Convenient Payment Account) with monthly payments to (it yoar budget.

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