The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on June 6, 1976 · Page 6
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A-* . Sundty, Juo* «, 197« Th* Ocily Inter L«k«, KalUp*!, MonUrw state briefs Plane crash kills 1 HAMILTON AP) - A 45-year-old Missoula man vts killed when i sm*U plane h« was flying crashed bekm a peak alone the Continental Divide on the Montana-Idaho border,.authorities said Saturday. The victim's name was not released. Wreckage from the plane was discovered Saturday, after searchers in a U.S. Forest Service helicopter homed in on the craft's emergency-locator beacon, authorities said. The plane broke in half on impact, then burst into flames, authorities said. The victim's body was thrown clear, said RavalH County Sheriff-Coroner Dale Dye. Audit raps wardens HELENA (AP) -- Fish and Game Department wardens could be costing the state money because of their poor performance in checking Montana's 425 regular license agents, an internal audit report says. The report, prepared for the Fish and Game Department, said wardens don't understand the reports submitted by license agents and don't know how to audit those agents. Wardens also are responsible for enforcing laws pertaining to fur dealers. But the audit said interviews with fur dealers in six cities and towns showed none had been audited by the wardens. Snow melt normal BOZEMAN (AP) -- Snowpack in mountain ranges of Montana is melting at normal rates for the season, although depths of up to eight feet remain in some areas, the U.S. Soil Conservation Service reported Saturday. The agency said snow surveys made near June 1 indicated mountain snowpack is a little below average in the Flathead River drainage and in the mountains of central Montana. Snowpack in other areas is generally average or a little above, the report said. The agency said most streams appear to have passed their snowmelt peaks. Court orders payment HELENA (AP) -- The Montana Supreme Court on Friday upheld a trial court decision it said gave maximum Workers Compensation Act benefits to beneficiaries of the late William G. Kimball. Kimball was burned while loading a gas truck May 11,1973, on premises owned by the Continental Oil Co. at Chinook and died 10 days later as a result of the burns, the court said. At the time of the accident, Kimball was making deliveries of gas for Richard Brainard, a friend, who was the bulk plant operator for Continental. Brainard was away on active duty in the Army Reserve. A four-member majority of the Supreme Court up- · held the Elaine County District Court's support of the Workers Compensation Division position that Kimball was a Continental employe. Inspection lack gets death blame SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Faulty brakes that probably caused a bus carrying a high school choir to crash and kill 29 persons would have been fixed had the bus been property inspected, the California Highway Patrol says. CHP Commissioner Glen Craig said Friday that a · broken brake compressor belt was the "most likely" cause ol the freeway accident last month near the San Francisco Bay area city of Martinez. Craig told a news conference (hat several weeks before the accident a CHP inspector visited Student Transportation Lines, Inc., owner of the bus. But he said the inspector did not check the bus because he was told it was being sold and would "no longer be in use." "If we had inspected, we would have required that belt be changed," he said. Killed in the tragedy were 28 members of the Yuba City High School choir and a teacher who was the wife of the choir director. Bridge removed Members of the local National Guard unit aided city officials Saturday in the removal of the bridge in Kalispell's Woodland Park. City officials had asked the guard unit to assist in removing the bridge which is scheduled to be dismantled. National Guard Photo Reagan raps Ford ad LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ronald Reagan's California campaign director on Saturday demanded that President Ford withdraw a series of commercials which say Ronald Reagan could start a war if elected. Lyn Nofziger, California director of Citizens for Reagan, called the commercials "dirty tricks" and appealed to the Federal Communications Commission and all broadcast stations to bar them. Nofziger said the commercials are "libelous and untrue" and said: "We think it's the kind of dirty tricks that we thought had been thrown out of the White House. It smacks of dishonesty and desperation and unethical conduct." There was no immediate response from Ford, The President's California press secretary, Larry Peck, declined to comment on Nofziger's "dirty tricks" charge and said the commercials would not be withdrawn. He said they were being delivered Saturday for immediate broadcast fay 24 television stations and 75 radio stations, mostly in the San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego areas. The commercials cite Reagan's remarks last Wednesday that as president he might send a token force of American troops to Rhodesia if necessary to preserve peace there. An announcer summarizes the statements and then says: "On Thursday he clarified that. He'said they could be observers, or advisers. What does he think happened in Vietnam? Gov. Reagan couldn't start a war. President Reagan could." Heagan told reporters when he arrived in Columbus for a campaign swing through Ohio that the commercials represent "an absolute fabrication." POP-UP RAIN N.'\ Complete underground residential and commercial sprinkler systems featuring Pop-up Heads and Automatic Controls. Free estimates. Call anytime. FREE! WITH PURCHASE OF AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM UP TO 3000 GREEN STAMPS TRENCHING · TURF AGRICULTURAL SFRIMUEK SYSTEMS Alpine Nursery Irrigation Inc. 176! H»y. 2 East MispeM, Montana 59901 PHONC-106-75M537 KALISPELL CITY ELECTION JUNE 15,1976 ol Local Government 8. a.m. ,-:8 p.m. TWO GREAT GERMAN-BJGINERED CARS FOR THE PRO OF ONE Most people can only dream of enjoying legendary Geimcsn enginoeting: n can cost 513.000 or even o greal deal more. the Audi KXX.S is S7.250; loughry ha'/, the Audi Fox is S5.250. on exSfaord^a iy value. The basic thing on these German-engineered COTS have LT common is the attention to deter 1 . The identical ttvnMng and feef.ng about how a cor shoutdbemarje. So it's no wonder that both of out AucSs sria:e safety Qnd pe:fomiorce end hor-olirg features v/iih me rrcs* expensive Germon ca'S. Bolh have tioni-wheel drive, ice'* and-p;rron steering and CiS lue'i injection Even steel-Defied rcd.al l.res arxl ch'lc pioof !ocks ere standard eQu^pmer.t. The Audi '.COLS is classically styled and irrpeccably finished, as a !uxu:y cor should be f ho Audi fox is a spn!ed sports sedcn o touch srr,cFe.- or,d even moie nimble 10-50 in 8 seconds toil if S'3.000 sounds l : ke a "ot of mo* ay for one g;eal co f . you can buy 2 o/ec' Aud.s !c r the · erne p:ice. O you can ow one Q'ea* Auc ana" sm le a (o' AUDI FOX $525O. AUDIKXDLS $7250. Conforming with legal requirements, the Kalispell City Study Commission presents the following chart which compares seven characteristics of the existing form of Kalispell City Government (Council-Mayor) with the proposed alternative form (Council-Manager). FORM OF GOVERNMENT MAYOR COUNCIL DUTIES APPOINTMENT POWERS CITY TREASURER BUDGET EXISTING FORM OF GOVERNMENT WYN omai FW Admirmtrativ* pow«r of Mayor diluted by Council commirrt«t. Council hai. combination of ItghlaTiva and administrative powtr 8 cotmciimen «iect*d from 4 ward's for four year overlapping terms. El*cTed at largt from th» city. Shorei adminiilrative power with Council commiUw*. hai v#to power Policy malting, through various comrmlre**, responsibility for day-to-day administration. Mayor appoints and removes wirh consent of CouncU. Elected at large from the city. Prepared by city Council. PROPOSED FORM OF GOVERNMENT COUNOL-KUMOtTOW Eltcted Council determines policy. Manager hired to administrate policy. 5 Councilman elected from tb* effy at large for four year overlapping terms. Two Councilmen would b* elected at one efecfion and three Councilmen two years later. Mayor selected from the Council members to serve at C o u n c i l - C h a i r m a n ceremonial head of ofy. Policy legiilottve body. Would meet only once or twke a month to teT policy. Manager oppointt removes oil department heads employees. Council appoints removes Manager member of boards and commissions. Appointed by the city Manager. Prepared by Manager for modification and/or approval by Council. COMPARISON OF SALARIES F.iii -- .1 ts net tre p.-erogiL-.e tfe Kf*p«.- C.iy £:tiy Corn- ss-s- to *H salary fgc-ei '.at er e*«c:M or »^po"H*j c ; ty ptoyess. hi :h*j F-ejaMMayy- fwm. *r.d «"13 in 110 IT We ta*ed on d'^nn'on ccrn- Q ; SXJ by ycvr SluCy CoTrTiucn. Preient yijrtx-CtA-rcrl Fwra- Ei^-l Cctroireen ei^i rccrrt SMDOD w rrwuh w : afei 113.440.00 Th? naic* ;ec*.v«i J9QOOO p«f A ^e»r!)f uldry ol . .iQ.80000 Toui tasf W'jrj ;x IT* WtfO* *rd Coursr;l is $24.2*000 AUwna'.vfr Cojnc'-Mar»4««- forn - - «v ,^inai*d salaries cc\JO t«~ Rve pirt-t -re Co*.·Kriruef It S1DOOO Waii«$ Sfi.OOC.M ·MMSW »r.r.ji! M -«.-y.B,ggopo $2*00000 "STa: stcs C4!-»nHJ by (fit LTV- nalr»n)-. C:1y Ma*iasi.t:l~il As- 3oc--a'J»o frci-n 1.947 eves ir:r; !h« C-ca:e irai at o( Jv-ury I. 1975. a Ua-£9Cr «:»ry of $(5.000 it · . D f ec!X . tt: . a ^te^ed n 3-e fvn. 3-t f ot IO e 't"-fi 9" a f t i ·.Qtr?. c' CJy 9O» - .t tx ge v* aOc*« j tre reipw*. b-ir/ «f For further information call 755-7995, or pick up a copy of the final report at City Hall, Chamber of Commerce, or study commission office, 944 S. Main, VOLKSWAGEN-AUDI "Hemi) Of Th« Comput.rii.xi Diegnotlic Syiftm" Kallto.ll 735-6555 When you go to the polls on June 15,1976: Ward 1 - Rusidl School Ward 2 - Valley Bank Ward 3 - KCFW TV Ward 4 - Korn Buick You Will Vote A Ballot As Shown At Right SAMPLE BALLOT OFFICIAL BALLOT BALLOT ON ALTERNATIVE FORM OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT VOTE FOR ONE For adoption of the Council-Manager form of government proposed in Uw report of the City of Kalispell local government Study Commission. D D For the existing form of government. fd. ForBvKars

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