TuÂ«g., April 18,1972 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 3 Democratic Committeeman Charges Gerrymandering By GORDON G. GAUSS Associated Press Writer DENVER (AP) - Colorado's Republican sponsored legislative reapportionment system was attacked Monday before the state's Supreme Court as a gerrymandering system which breaks up communities. The position was taken by Democratic National Committeeman Arnold Alperstein in arguing a case brought by his party challenging the constitutionality of apportionments adopted two months ago. He suggested a 'practical test of compactness of legislative districts demanded in the Stale Constitution would be the drawing of a circle around each area. Alperstein also argued that when a community is divided "We have a result which is in effect a dilution of representa- tricts chiefly in metropolitan areas. One senatorial district he said, "intrudes" into the city of Boulder. He referred to a south Denver district as a "shoemander". district -- since it is the home of Republican Sen. Joe Shoemaker. He point lion. . Alperstein used nearly two score maps of legislative districts in a two-hour presentation to the high court. Using the maps, he pointed out jagged boundaries of dis- Duke Has Five New Neighbors SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) -- While more than 120,000 miles in space, Apollo 16 Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr. learned Monday he has five new healthy neighbors. Mission Control messagec Â·word from Duke's wife, Dottle that a nest of bird eggs hat hatched at their El Paso home near the Manned Spacecrafl Center. The eggs were in a nest on the front porch. Mrs. Duke I:M barricaded the most to give the eggs a chance to hatch while she was in Florida to witness Sunday's Apollo 1C launch. "Five bird eggs have n.iv hatched," Duke learned from Mission Control. "You've go five new healthy neighbors." "Oh, great," Duke replied. Cub Scouts Pack 203 The March meeting was hel( n March 24 at Scoli Elementary School. The high ght of (his month's program vas the annual Pinewood Derby Race with 43 cars entered bj lie cubs. The pack champion vas Scott Ehrlich, who~e racer an four heats and was un lefeated. Second place winners fere Jim Floras. Chris Murphy and Craig Peterson, and thin ilace winners were John Best Vayne Bomgardner, Mar! iornemeir, Mike Britzman Robert But'ch, John. Phelps Jlair Solt, and Craig Vander pool. In addition to the Pinewcxx Derby, the following Cub Scout nd Webelos received advance nenls and awards: Bill Steel, two silver arrows and assistant denner bars ?andy Siurgis, denner bars Jim McKee, scientist, Scot eery, aquanaut, scientist; Scot rhrom, aquanaut; Brad Con Ireay, aqwiaul, scientist; Tro mzi, aquanaut, scientist Bill Clifford, acquanaut, scien list; Bryan Tointon, nquacaut s c i e n t i s t : Scott Evan aquanaut, scientist, engineey sporlsman. Mike Rapp, denner, aquanau artist, showman; Jeff Schwartz a s s i s t a n t denner; Jirs Flores, artist, citizen; Mo Hummel, artist, naturniisl Malt Owens, sportsman, aitisl David Gibson, hear; BlaV Sol denner bars; Phillip Keppelei assistant dinner bars, or.e-yea service slar; Jeff Herrinj Bobcat; Pat Burchi, Wolf, gol arrow; Mike Britzman, rilvc arrow; D'jug Hodgson, Wol gold arrow; John Sills, Wol gold arrow, silver arrow; Jol: Best, Wolf. d out that six of seven House f Representatives districts in Colorado Springs fan out to the ounty borders and e a c h in- ludes part of Colorado springs. Defending the law, Asst. Ally. Gen. Wayne Â· Schroeder ontended that the entire state must he looked at as a whole to etermine the validity of dis- ricts. He contended that Al- jersfein's circle test is nvalid. Conceding that "some weird onfigurations" exist in the map of the new districts, he aid this was due in part to ounty lines and would result under any system. The justices questioned belli attorneys sharply through the presentations. The high court took the case under advisement and is ex pected to come down with a decision within a few weeks. Lawmakers said they hope'the rul ng can be made before they vindup the business of their 1972 session. At various times a dozen or more lawmakers sat in on the hearings. Several times thej were summoned out of (he chamber to cast votes. State Files 3 Suits Against King Resources COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The state attorney general's of!ice said it would file three suits in state and federal courts Hon. seeking $16 million damages as a result of state loans to King Resources Co., of Deii' ver, Colo. One .of the suits seeks an injunction against further such iransactions which the office contends violates state seeu- riies law. One action "seeks to recover She principal, of an $8 million loan and $8 million in exemplary damages. FUND FOR.THE BANNED JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) -- The South African Council of Churches will launch a fund to aid people banned and otherwise restricted by Ihe government. The fund will be ecumenical, a spokesman said, and administered by trustee!-. AUTO GLASS For Ml Cm A M Glass 124 13th St. rM52-62Â« APRIL AQUARIUM SPECIAL! 15 gallon deluxe unit Reg. 36.50 SPECIAL 29.98 FRANK'S Seed Hatchery 709 lOfhSt. 352-1096 1015 9th Ave Open Thursday, Friday and Monday Nights till8:30 ' WHITE SALE! New Low Prices $ ^^ E/V Y ou can t Em\M ** pi re Sa vi ngs. ^9 % For a mere tri- : fling sum (shown at left) you may purchase the jaunty and flamboyant Westinghouse Bike Radio/Headlight (demonstrated below). Pedal merrily while you thrill to the wild and wonderful sounds of the solid state AM radio with its easy to dial volume and tuning control. . Bask in the security offered by the headlight's reflector foctised beam for safer night riding. 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