Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 4, 1977 · Page 6
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Greeley, Colorado
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Saturday, June 4, 1977
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OREE[-KV(Colo.)TRlBllN Sat., June _.4J977 Experts divided on bikers' helmets vithhead concerning the helmet law," might possibly be more fatal "I don't we; iver and Ross said. "While the helmets motorcycle accidents now." Dr. when I m just ridmg around provide protection for the Kiernan said. town, because ,1s in- . . . . . rx._.l c\.««l,K n jsf CS-nnVlin ^AnvAnlPnl ' hf* $J*lfl mil By MIKE PETERS Tribune Staff Writer Once again, Colorado motorcyclists are able to feel the wind in their hair and experience the taste of bugs on their teeth. The motorcycle helmet law- has been repealed. And although more and more Fred Franklin of Franklin convenient." he said, "but motorcycle accident with head concerning the helmet law," injuries for the drivi passenger. "Two young people were cyclist, many of the helmets . . . . . . riding th motorcycle in the a so restrict vision, head Cycle Sales, 2825 1st Ave when I akelong ripsorgoout Fort Collins area a. 2 a.m., movement and hearing. A. agreed there are good on the highway. I always wear trying to experience what it was least the motorcyclists will now arguments on both sides of the -me. He also complained of the like to ride without a helmet," be able to see (he car before it helmet controversy. He cited physical Thomas said. "They were in- hits them," he said jokingly, 'he hearing problems, volved in an accident, and both Only one motorcycle accident ' movement and peripheral restrictions of helmet. Owner of Minnig Cycle cvclists can be seen riding of"thVm'received""severe"h7ad has occurred in Greeley since vision problems with Cepter 2712 S^ 8th Ave, Carl without helmets, law officers, injuries. That possibly wouldn't the law was repealed, and the Ihehelmets. but he also said he M i n n l g s a d h e ^ as n f a i o r o have happened if they'd been driver suffered no head in- believes the helmet took one repealmg the helmet law but wearing helmets." juries. Ross said he can more freedom away from the continues to wear the protective Thomas said goggles, remember two fatal motorcycle people. eyeglasses or other eye accidents in the city before the He compared the helmet law cycle^ protection is still required by helmet requirement was passed to a law requiring peoplejo doctors and the cyclists themselves admit there could be hazards. "I think the fact that some motorcyclists will no longer be headgear when he rides his I'm in favor of the helmet, 'The but I don't think (lie govern- term injuries to the head," said on duty. Capt. William Thomas of the G r e e l e y m o t o r c y c l e Colorado State Patrol. policemen will also continue to Thomas said the helmet law wear their helmets while on was repealed on a midnight a duty, according to Capt. Wilbur iw weeks ago, and within two Ross of the Greeley Police hours, the northern district of Department, the patrol had a serious "There are pros and cons wearing the protective helmets law. He also said his motor- a few years ago, and both of wear seat belts in cars, will probably increase the cycle patrolmen will be those cyclists would probably people should be able to decide mem snoum use away^ our number of serious and long- required to wear helmets while have lived if they'd been for themselves whether to wear 1*TM"°' " E ' , ,, ' wearing helmets. a helmet or not." s aid - But I wouldn t allow my Ross added that the Greeley Franklin said he would children to ride a bike without motorcycle policemen have continue to wear a helmet while. tneir helmets - when they're helmets which are not he was riding a motorcycle, and old enough, they can make the restrictive to movement and do he favors the helmets for the decision themselves." not impair vision. protection of the cyclists. While the controversy con- He added that eye goggles or tinues concerning the helmet glasses should be made of Mkc Sn ' cier '' 17!6 l u h St " 'aw, most law officers are unbreakable material, to has been ridin8 a raotorc y cle taking the attitude expressed protect the eyes of the wearer. A Greeley waitress who left while she waited on customers. Emergency Room of Weld DU ' m S a street bike, two diamond rings in a When she returned to the County General Hospital, Dr. cigarette case while she served table, the cigarette case and Martin Kiernan, was adamant customers was the victim of a rings were gone. The items in his feelings about the helmet theft Friday morning, police were valued at $250. law and motorcycling In reported. In a second theft Friday, Rod general. The waitress, Darlene Kirk reported someone stole "I've handled so many Henderson of 3387 34th St., told one planter and damaged motorcycle fatalities, I think officers she left the rings in the another at an apartment motorcycles themselves are Sen. Gary Hart, D-Colo., said Public Works subcommittee on cigarette case at the Coffee complex he owns at 340016th St. very dangerous. I don't really Friday a public hearing on environmental pollution, is to Time Donut Shop, 3133 10th St., Loss was set at $140. ' " ' L "-- -' ·-'-'-- Waitress reports rings stolen Senate hearing set in Fort Collins WASHINGTON-- Aides to Hart, a member of the Senate HELMETLESS CYCLIST - Mike Snyder, 1726 nth St., is one of many motorcycle operators who now can legally ride their cycles without helmets. He said on short trips in Greeley he rides without a helmet but on long trips he wears it. There are many pros and cons concerning the repeal of the helmet laws. (Tribune photo by Mike Peters) Pool, auditorium needs to be studied by group A 23-member citizen's ad hoc priorities for facilities needed Committee debate centered committee studying city in the community, heard C. on nw d for talks and idea- community- and recreation- Neal Carpenter, president ol sharlng ammg ffie several center needs has chosen to NHPQ Inc., Greeley, describe private and public groups center some of its iniHal study the 1975 city supporting facilities for the on performing arts center and proposer as well as planning-'area.asweliascounty, city and swimming pool needs after underway between University other officers whose in- hearing from an architectural of Northern Colorado officials volvement and ideas might be spokesman involved in current" and some private citizens for a needed, and past projects. performing arts center. Committee Chairman-Lydia The committee, a city- The UNC-citizen studies, Ruyle, a former Greeley-Evans appointed panel urged by reportedly -looking now at a District Six school hoard council to study and set 1,800-plus-seat facility, suggest a 56 million cost, half financed from UNC student-voted fee increases and half by private contributions. A student fee Deaths and Funerals member, said relations' between city and county governments and schools have had their ups and downs, but she added some interaction still know if the number of injuries Colorado water pollution head the day-long hearing, involving motorcyclists will problems is scheduled at 8a.m. aides said.' now increase, but I know that June 13 in Fort Collins at the the seriousness o f . the ac- Colorado State University cidents will increase. There center student senate chamber. Two injured in Weld accident Two Weld County men were injured Friday afternoon when Colorado Municipal League for the conference for non-CML a 1973 pickup truck driven by members is $60, with meals additional. CML headquarters is 4800 Wadsworth Blvd., Wheat Ridge, 80033, telephone, 421- Jackson to speak at CML convention (CML), an organization of Colorado cities and towns, is slated to have the Rev. Jesse Jackson of Chicago, columnist Neal Peirce and "professional bureaucrat" James Boren as speakers' during its annual conference, June 29 through July. 1 at the Four Season Motor Inn, Colorado Springs. Workshops for the conference, open to city officials and the public, will be on energy, water, small town problems, city personnel The Rev. Jackson, slated as speaker during the .June 30 conference luncheon, is president of Operation PUSH (People United to Save Humanity) a wide-ranging educational and community action campaign. Columnist and'author Peirce, July 1 conference luncheon issues, urban growth costs and speaker, is slated to talk on a way. The pickup, owned by downtown revitalization. CML i oca l government perspective Weld County, sustained.$1,000 officials said registration fee O f the Carter administration, damage. Raymond Paulsen of Johnstown left U.S. 34 business two miles west of Greeley and rolled onto its top. Taken to Weld County General Hospital were two passengers in the pickup. Rick Margheim of Platteville was treated for a laceration on his head and Louis Trujillo of Milliken was treated for back pain. Officers said the pickup was swerving to avoid another vehicle when it left the high- referendum reportedly may. would appear needed. HDRMSON SCHULKE Goldie Schulke of 1819 Birch Avenue, Greeley. Sister of F. C. Schulke of Tacoma, Washington, L. C. Schulke of Denver, Mrs. Barbara Biskup of Concord, California, Mrs. Pauline Gordon of Tucson, Arizona, Mrs. Pearl Baugher of Marana, Arizona. Services will be held ai 10:30 a.m. Monday from Evans Cemetery. come next November. In his presentation to the ad hoc committee, Carpenter, whose firm designed the center which was the subject of an unsuccessful 1975 bond election, pointed to its pool; auditorium, ice rink, senior citizen, youth and multi-use facilities. With the $5.9 million center part of an $11 million bond issue proposal which also included golf course and parks' proposals, Carpenter pointed out a simular center nowadays could cost significantly more. He speculated the bond issue Committee slated its next meeting for 7 p.m. Thursday at the city complex. Spokesmen on need for a performing arts center, including those active in the UNC-citizen proposal are to be invited. Session also is to see a report on swimming pool proposals, such as the covering of an existing swimming pool in the area. Pets of the week Kerry Deaver and Betty Bevins of the Weld County . Humane Society show off three dogs available for adoption at the society's animal shelter. "Snow" is a year-old pure white .female Alaskan Malemute with papers. "Nikki" is a year-old white Samoyed female that is house broken and good with children. The small dog is a small brown and white terrier- chihuahua pup. Also available for adoption are "Boozer," a two-year-old St. Bernard that would make a good guard dog; "Towser," a year-and-a-half-old very gentle black and brown male German shepard, and a brown female poodle. There are also puppies and kittens available for adoption. The animal shelter, which is located at 8th street and the U.S. 85 by-pass, is open all day Saturday. (Tribune photo by Fred Mendenhail) Bus drivers receive letters from school ljj£ TV II \(~*V defeat may have come from too little public explanation of its "A I I XT I ITT mulli ' use idea from to* cit y / \ L , L 1 U [ J officials and citizens supporting MORTUARIES turnout. DENVER (UPI) -- Advisory letters are being sent to 27 school bus drivers who called the Cherry Creek School District to report in sick Thursday -- apparently because of a dispute involving overtimeschedulingpolicies. Although the action by the school bus drivers caught administrators by surprise, Superintendent Richard Koeppe The school superintendent said no disciplinary action was planned, but advisory letters . UNCreportasof4p.m. 'High Friday 91(33c) Low Friday . 53I12C) Barometer 29.B6, falling (1011.3mb) Precipitation None The highest temperature ever recorded here on a June 4 was 96(36c) in 1958; lowest was 33Uc) in 1937. The highest temperature ever recorded here on a June 5 was 98 (37c) in 1948; lowest was 32(0c) in 1937. The sun will rise Monday at 5:31 a.m. and set at 8:24 p.m. The sun will rise Monday at 5:31 a.m. and set at 8:25 p.m. Regional Forecasts By United Press International Colorado -7 Partly . cloudy afternoons and evenings through Sunday, widely scattered showers and thunderstorms mountains and east. The weather adhere to existing grievance procedures. , Sunday 80s-mid 90s lower mountains. Lows Saturday ANDREWS Arthur L. Andrews of the Boneli Retirement Com- munitv. Father of Harry M. Andrews of Haxtun, Paul M. Andrews of Denver, and Mrs. Ethel Rediess of Alameda, California. Services 10:00 a.m. Tuesday from the Drawing Room. Interment Mizpah Cemetery, Plattevilie. LUDLUM Mrs. Mabel L. Ludlum of 710 19th Street. Mother of Kenneth Ludlum of Miami, Florida and Mrs. Minor (Ernestine) Lentfer of Sacramento, California. Grandmother of Bill Lentfer of San Jose, California, Dick Lentfer of Evans, and Mrs. Kristie Miller of Burlinggame, California. Great- grandmother of Max Lentfer of San Jose, California. Sister of Mrs. Tom Burleson of Roswell, New Mexico. Services 10:00 a.m. Monday from the Drawing Room. Cremation. If friends wish, memorial gifts may be made fo the Heart Fund. Greeley police log FRIDAY said he thought the problem · wer e being sent to drivers Mostly clear n ' 6hts and mor ' was handled very well. say ing that an organized nings ' toalismeA very warm "We had surprisingly few walkout was suspected. He said days ' Highs Salurd ay and complaints and the school day was not too severely disrupted," Koeppe said. "But we don't want this to happen again." More than 2,000 children were left waiting at bus stops because of the incident. The 65 drivers who reported to work were'able to complete 240 of Dal Ft. Win Denver Des Moines Detroit Duluth Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Ind'apolis Jacks'ville Juneau Kan's City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Louisville . Memphis Miami Milwaukee 'Mpls-St. P. New Orleans New York Okla. City. Omaha Orlando Philad'phia Phoenix Pittsburgh P'tland, Me. P'tland, Ore. 99 91 86 72 72 55 59 43 71 47 72 77 85 91 .79 88 59 86 52 46 72 78 73 67 44 59 10574 95 81 81 93 81 68 84 94 71 90 83 89 73 72 60 56 69 74 39 55 70 58 66 63 69 55 10783 69 58 57 44 46 52 .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .. clr .09 clr .. rn .. clr .. cdy ... cdy .. clr .58 clr .03 M ..cdy .. clr .. clr .. cdy .. clr .. clr .71 rn .. cdy .. cdy .. clr ..'clr .'. clr .. cdy . . rn .02 clr '.. clr '.. clr .15 clr .34 rn Rapid City Richmond. St. Louis St. P. T a m St. P. Tampa Salt Lake San Diego San Fran Seattle Spokane Washington 79 58 80 60 86 55 .04 92 73 .. 87 55 67 61 63 50 63 51 64 46 79 62 .01 .01 cdy clr clr rn clr cdy clr rn rn clr COLORADO ..HI Alamosa Colo. Springs Craig Denver Eagle Estes Park Fort Collins Grand Junction Greeley Gunnison La Junta Lamar Leadville Pueblo Salida Trinidad LO 77 83 M 91 86 M 88 96 91 77 98 94 68 95 M 86 PRC 43 51 M 55 38 M 54 64 53 35 60 58 30 54 M 54 T T .01 drivers have been upset by the school district's disregard for 11:33 R u n a w a y juveniles a ' ra - · reported. 8:08 Man reported two p. m . children, aged five and six, 12:03 Landlord-tenant dispute the 300 bus routes, Which serve overtoesche"diiin~TMiicies broke 12 windows in con- reported. · 70 per cent of the district's ' struction project at 2626 1st St. ]2:03 Theft of macrame Damage set at $195. hanging reported, 3400 16th St. 8:11 Woman reported she 12:04 Shoplifter reported, found empty bank bag. j erry 's Market. 8:22Stolencarreported;man 12:15 Woman reported she later called back and said his found a marijuana plant in the . . Mary Severino, president of n ' eht 50s0ow ^ Iower e!eva Amalgamated Transit Union llons ' 30s and low 40s moun Local 1563, who claimed the tains incident did not have support f rom the drivers' union, said' "The drivers definitely are 16,500 students. upset by this, but we are not on Koeppe said some of the 27 strike," she said. "By law we drivers appeared to have cannot strike. We are following legitimate excuses, "but we ne g, have reason to believe that the (j ur( walkout was an organized s o ' -Hospital Dismissals- brother borrowed the car. 16 oo block of 8th Avenue; of- attempt." 8:30 Woman reported a ficers will destroy plant. ' windshield in her car was 12:30 Man reported two tires broken. taken from garage at 2642 22nd Dismissed from Weld County Richard Dougherty and son, 8:42 Man reported he Ave. General Hospital on Friday, 272222ndSt.; Mrs. Clint Selling believed someone was locked in j : i 2 Woman reported June 3: and daughter, Grover. a restroom at First Covenant children sniffing glue. Charles VanPelt, 2513 13lh Mrs. Timothy Stroh and Church; officer found the i : 2o Watering c o m p l a i n t ; Ave.; Mrs. George Johnson, daughter, La Salle; Mrs. restroom was empty. people were new in (own and Eaton; Leo Paden, Fort Lup- Dennis Smith, Eaton; Herman 8:51 Man reported children una ware of watering rules. lon ; Charles Brooks, Kersey; Bauming, 1426 33rd Ave.; Mrs. were throwing eggs at his 2:45 Three watering com- Mrs - R °bert Little, 739 37th RowanUmberger, 175630thSt.; house. plaints received. Ave. ^ Cruz Sandoval, Fort Morgan. 10:26 Accident, 5th Street and 3:53 Woman reported her Mrs. Effie Clark, Greeley; Lawrence Kuhnke, Hudson; 7th Avenue. children were victims of an T «y Albrighton, Pierce; Kyle Diane Svoboda, Greeley. 10:53 Accident, llth Street indecent exposure. Higgins, U Salle; April Ripka, Dismissed from Memorial Wyoming -- Widely scattered thundershowers northeast Saturday evening and Sunday. Clear to partly cloudy through Sunday. Continued warni. Lows Saturday night upper 30s to low 40s extreme west, mid 40s to mid 50s elsewhere. Highs Saturday and Sunday 70s to near 80 extreme west, 80s to mid 90s in the east. The Weather Elsewhere By The Associated Press Friday HI LO PRC Otlk 65 47 .. clr 90 62 90 67 70 57 82 50 86 60 1 P M (ST Jun.3 Sho.t.t Stationary Occludlc mm »»··· =r= NATIONAL WEAIHER SERVICE. NOAA. U.S Oept. al Commllcr and 8th Avenue. 4:00 Two watering com- 10:54 Theft reported, 313310th plaints received. St. , 5:02 Man reported he might 11:10 Woman reported she have located his stolen stereo; was being harassed. ' officer talked with man. 11:32 Accident, 2Ist Avenue 6:10 Theft of gas reported, and 10th Street. Gas Bar, 2134 8th Ave. 1637 6th Ave.; Larry Dilka, 131 I3th Ave. Mrs. Eloise Mock and daughter, La Salle; Mrs. Andrew Sanchez and son, 319 9th St.; Mrs. Michael Savage and daughter, Evans; Mrs. Hospital on Friday, June 3: Nancy Lucero, 1218 5th St.;' Carmen Espinnsn, 605 10th Ave.; Darlene Schutte, 13714th Ave.; Oma Teller, Estes Park; Maria Gutierrez, Fort Morgan. Mae Hussman, 1118 77th Ave. Albany Albu'que Amarillo Anchorage Asheville Atlanta Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Brownsville Buffalo Charlstn SC Charlsln WV Chicago Cincinnati 'Cleveland 77 53 84 50 72 59 93 72 64 42 88 72 76 53 76 44 76 53 64 35 .. cdy .10 cdy .. cdy .. clr .. clr .. clr .11 clr ..cdy .01 clr ..cdy .. clr .. clr . clr .02 clr .. clr .. clr . WEATHER FORECAST--The National Weather Service forecast for Saturday calls for rain in the Pacific Northwest, and a band of showers running along a cold front from Arizona to the Great Lakes. Showers are also predicted for the Florida area. (AP Wlrephoto Map)

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