The Lawton Constitution from Lawton, Oklahoma on September 3, 1977 · Page 4
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4A LAWTON MORNING PRESS, Saturday, September 3, 1977 Hurricane Tears Through Coastal Plains In Mexico Continued from Page One poles were toppled along the road. Some blown onto the other side of tho concrete strip. Hundreds of acres of com, some ready for harvesting, were laid waste. "Our situation is critical," said Soto la! Marina town treasurer Artemio Alfaro as he tried to clean out mud accumulated in the municipal b u i l d i n g , whose windows were broken by wind. "Most of the people who live on the surrounding ejidos (Mexican cooperative f a r m s ) lost their homes and most of their belongings in the hurricane," he said. "There are 11 ejidos nearby with about 200 people in each one and most of the houses there were lost." Alfaro said power was knocked out about midnight Thursday, when the hurricane hit. Auditor Continued from Page One me a job. I h a v e n ' t applied for any job and I haven't talked to Gov. Boren about it." 'Boren, when asked about the rumor, said only, "Mr. Cobb hasn't communicated anything to me officially." Parr has retired as a political reporter, but has continued to write his weekly column, "Parr for the Course." Cobb, 67, has own state auditor since 1966. Prior to that he was a state senator from Tishomingo from 1943 through 1954 and again from 1959 through 1%4. Cobb and Boren have clashed frequently on the state boards on which they both serve and Capitol sources say Cobb has been considering resigning to spend more time with his family, but will do so only if Boren agrees to appoint Parr. The auditor serves on the School I^and Commission, Equalization Board and several other state boards and commissions. }Iis office also is charged w i t h issuing all warrants drawn against the state treasury and m a i n t a i n i n g records of their distribution. The post pays $18,500 a n n u a l l y . Claims Continued from Page One TuLsa and hold positions no higher t h a n supervisor. Coats said. Twenty-one Tulsa area employes were suspended last March after a preliminary investigation into allegations that false travel claims were being submitted. Gov. David Boren ordered an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation investigation of the matter and the OSBI delivered a report to Coats in early June. .Coats said no charges are expected to be filed against any of the operators of motels involved in the allegations. "We'll probably be using them as witnesses,"he said. Those charged allegedly received receipts from cooperative motel workers without actually staying at the motels. ·Receipts attached to the charges listed four motels in Tulsa, three in Miami, and one each at Collinsville, Salina and Vinita. Soto la Marina's mayor, Leonel Tavares, had said then by telephone: "We are huddled here in the m u n i c i p a l building waiting for the storm to pass. 1 see right through the w i n d o w now the wind ripping off rooftops and blowing them away like paper, and uprooting trees." Power still had not been restored by early Friday afternoon when the storm moved inland towards Ciudad Victoria. Men from outlying f a r m s , some of them on horseback, drifted into Soto la Marina looking for help. One, 44-year-old Jose Diaz Cacique, said he and his wife and seven children were listening to a Spanish-language station in Harlingen, Tex., on a t r a n - sistor radio when the storm hit t h e i r home at 2 a.m. "The house began to shake and shake and shake," he said. "Then there was a lull of about 45 minutes, and then the wind and rain began again. The c h i l - dren started crying. "First a portion of the roof was blown away, and then another." he added. "And then the walls toppled. The kids were crying and I crawled out of the rubble of the house w i t h two of them in my arms," The storm cut off telephone c o m m u n i - cations to La Pesca and at least n i n e other villages, a n d . w a s h e d out dozens of roads or blocked them w i t h mudslides. Mudslides and washouts cut off the main coastal highway north from Tampico and slowed traffic on the main road from Tampico to the state capital. Ciudad Victoria, 120 miles to the n o r t h west. Officials issued a general disaster alert for all of Tamaulipas state, which also includes Monterrey, a city of 200,000. Heavy flooding was forecast for a half-dozen rivers, including the Soto la Marina and possibly the Tamesi, which flows past Tampico. A military spokesman said the inland evacuation centers had enough supplies for three days. Soto la Marina's mayor, Leonel Tavares. had said by telephone during the storm: "We are huddled here in the municipal building waiting for the storm to pass. I see right through the window now the wind ripping off rooftops and blowing them away like paper, and uprooting trees." Alfaro said power was knocked out and still had not beon restored by early Friday afternoon when the hurricane moved inland towards Ciudad Victoria. Lance Continued from Page One did not consider normal were Lance's overdrafts when he headed the First National Bank in Calhoun. Ga. Lance and his family ran up overdrafts of as much as $450,000 and until 1975 did not have to pay interest on overdrafts. The bankers said they were particularly worried t h a i Congress would try to' limit "correspondent accounts." in which small banks deposit money without interest into a larger bank and gel services instead. "Among other things, it is the correspondent bank network t h a t makes it possible for banks to move funds from artas where they are in excess to areas needing outside capital for economic expansion," the bankers' group said. HOUSEHOLD COUNT Since 1900, the number of households in- the U.S. has increased more than four times, though the number of peo- pte in each has shrunk by nearly 40 per cent, says the Tax Foundation. Canadian-- Continued from Page One Panama Canal treaty signing, set for next Wednesday. Announcement of the agreement f o l lowed a seven-hour meeting that lasted well into Friday evening. The negotiators also had met for five hours Thursday. The bargaining involved the route of the pipeline and a Canadian demand for $200 million from the United States to compensate for the social and environmental impact of the line on the Yukon. Canada originally wanted the route through the Yukon shifted to make it easier to build a spur line to move Canadian gas in the 1980s. The United States objected to both proposals, claiming they would raise the cost of the pipeline and thus boost the price of natural gas to U.S. consumers, and Canada dropped the route change. The Carter administration has indicated a preference for the all-land pipeline route through Canada but would consider an alternative if the land route prwoved too expensive. The alternate route would roughly parallel the Alyeska oil pipeline from Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope to the port of Valdez in southern Alaska. There the gas would be l i q u i f i e d for sea transport to the West Coast. The land route, proposed by Foothills Pipe Lines Ltd. of Calgary and its U.S. partners, would roughly follow the Alcan Highway through the Yukon and swing through Alberta to connect with existing lines running to the U.S. border. Canadian negotiators said that unless some of their proposals were accepted, it would be difficult to persuade Canadian voters that the pipeline was in their interest. NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR PERMISSION TO CHANGE LOCATION OF LICENSED PREMISES In accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Double-Chex Dist. of 401 East F Street. Lawton, Oklahoma, NW/4 Sec 32 T2N R-ll-W, hereby publishes Notice of their intention to apply for permission to change the location of the licensed premises from the present location to No. 1 F Street, Lawton, Oklahoma. Lots 25 Thru 28 inclusive, block 66 ORIGINAL TOWNSITE to city of Lawton, Comanche C o u n t y , O k l a h o m a , a c c o r d i n g to recorded p l a t thereof. DATED this 16 day of August, 1977. Gilbert C. Gibson Jim Warkentin County of Comanche State of Oklahoma Before me, the undersigned Notary Public, personally appeared Gilbert C. Gibson, Jim Warkentin, to me known to be the persons described in and who executed the foregoing application and acknowledged that they executed the same as their free act and deed. Dora Mae Catlin. Notary Public My Commission Expires: October 10, 1978 THROUGH THE BARRICADE. Police fire at a car in which a suspect fled after a Kentucky State Police trooper was shot in the throat Friday near Shepherdsville, Ky. The suspect was wanted in connection with a $20 robbery of a highway rest stop. The car was finally stopped after ramming through two police barricades and crashing into another vehicle. (AP Wirephoto) Horse Wrangling's Way This Gal Makes A Buck Continued from Page One horses," he said. "I haven't had to (ell her much." A county employe, Carter works with the horses only part-time, though he plans to retire soon and increase the business. He trains both cow ponies and thoroughbred Quarterhorses for races. The methods are vastly different. "But I use a Western saddle instead of a racing saddle on the Quarterhorses," he said. "That way, if the racer turns out to be a slowpoke, at least he can become a cow pony. Otherwise, he would be a total loss." The horses are unbroken when Carter takes them. The training course depends upon the invididual horse, and also whether the animal is intended for work or racing. "A cow pony is ready after 60 or 90 days," Carter said. "This includes gentling, riding and reining. But a racehorse, you don't even start with him for 90 days. They are high-strung and nervous, and it just takes longer to get through to them." Diana trains both types. She bathes them -- literally gives them a bath -- after workouts and puts them on the walker until they cool off. The walker is an automated device resembling a large Lazy Susan clothesline, which leads the horses in a circle. She has mastered bucking horses both bareback and with saddle, and has never been thrown. "The trick is in the legs," she confided. "When I am using a saddle, I clamp my knees under the China Trade Group To Visit Seattle SEATTLE ( A P ) -- The highest ranking trade delegation from the People's Republic of China to visit the United Stales is scheduled to arrive here Tuesday, according to C.M. Berry, president of Seattle-First National Bank. pommel. When 1 am riding bareback. I clamp my feet under the shoulders." It sounds easy, but she is a w f u l l y modest. Legs aren't enough. You also need heart. Frederick Names Yearbook Editors FREDERICK (Special) -- Leslie Gaskill and Michell Meadors will be editors of the high school yearbook this term. Others on the staff are Teri Cole. Kathy Eckenrode, Mike Massad. Eddie Collins, Tuffy Smith, Inell Mclntyre, Shenenia Miller. Beth Froman, Dana Perry. Barilyn Taylor and Lisa Wirt. Mrs. Mary arl Smith is sponsor. CIA Reveals Mind Control Testing At OU OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Central Intelligence Agency partially financed mind control experiments at the University of Oklahoma in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Dr. Paul Sharp, president of the school, said Friday. Sharp said the university recently was notified by the CIA that it had been one of 80 institutions across the country unknowlingly conducting experiments that were part of the CIA's top secret mind-control research. Sharp said the form letter from CIA general counselor Anthony A. Lapham did not divulge what or who did the research involved. But he said he presumed it was the research with LSD that was conducted by Dr. Louis Jolyon West, chief of psychiatry at OU from 1954 to 1969. West's research, which has previously been publicized, involved giving LSD to animals. A 7,000-pound. 10-year- old elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Tusko, died after he was given doses of LSD in 1962. West, now chief of psychialrity at the University of California, stressed in a telephone interview from Los Angeles that his work with LSD was confined to animals. Before coming to Oklahoma. West said he was conducting LSD research through a grant from the Geschicta Foundation, a private medical research foundation. He said according to a recent New York Times story, the foundation was partially financed by the CIA. West said he had met Dr. Sidney Gottlieb, who was in charge of research for the CIA. "He was introduced to me openly," West said. "He asked me if I found anything, would I let him know." SPACE TELESCOPE A new Space Telescope to be used by NASA will be delivered into earth orbit in the 1980's. according to the firm who is manufacturing it, Perkin-Elmer. It will enable scientists to study stars and galaxies 20 billion light-years from the earth. PIONEER HR BLOCK TAX COURSE BEGINS SOON HR BLOCK is offering a Bask Income Tax Course starting September 14-15. 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