The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 3, 1971 · Page 19
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Twas a Hot, Uneventful Summer—Weather-Wise While it lasted, the summer of 1971 -was dry, hot and relatively 'calm.- ' :. .Having begun three weeks early,, the .trailing edge of the season..was chopped off the • . third'veek in.August From then until' autumn was . born,: summer -was: .a watered i down version of the real ; thirig. Mother Nature warned Northern .Utahns of what-was to come when, on the last 'day offspring—June 21—she turned on the heat sending the mercury to 98 degrees in Ogden. From then'on, until a mild cool front hit".on' ; Aug.' 23; it was more of-'the. same with .very little rain to break the- .monotony. • ...-'• • In fact, from late May until Aug. 8, only a few. sprinkles of •rain: 'disturbed the region's -dust. There was one downpour in mid -June. On that August day, however, the first real storm of summer hit, coming within a raindrop of being a cloudburst. Ogden was doused by .91 of an inch of rain , . .that,gushed-from the.sky In 15 . minutes.. ' . The.. season's single, big " . windstorm" was more than 'enough. It denuded trees' of their fruit and cut capers with signs, 'windows and power lines, rocking the whole area for several hours on July 18-19. During June, July and most of • August, the mereury remained in the lower to middle'90s but despite the heatand lack of rain. there was no appreciable -in-, crease "in either . municipal- water use ':or s electrical:power. ..'"; - ?W. Franklin'- Richards, city waterworks'superintendent, said; while water usage rose, the increase wasn't "a great deal" since Pine View 'water was turned on early. "There were, a few .high bills due ;to,'excessive watering" but compared to last .year the increase wasn't great, he said. E. Lynn Foley, district ' manager . for Utah Power & - Light: .Co., said there was "no . .unusual power drain during the -'. summer to myknowledge." u- ; He said : the company ex: perlenced ,an "average ; growth rate, as in the past few years." 'Following .the rain of Aug. 8, temperatures warmed again, reaching highs' between 90 and 95 with lows in the middle 60s. • Then, on Aug. 29, a . 2-inch rain hit, flooding basements, clogging city drains and flowing into several buildings at depths up to 18 inches. After another .29 of an inch that fell on Sept. 6; the rainfall . for summer -ended—and so did the season. ' - ' . The official end came on Sept. 23, but many residents reported that '(fall was in the air" as long ago as Aug. 23. Mother Nature again: played tricks on Northern Utah-in the past week—and without warning: Inclement weather began Thursday and by late Thursday night and all day Friday, Northem 'Utahns were, reeling under a heavy blanket of snow. Some areas receive over six inches of the white cover on the ground. Ski resorts cheered as heavy snowfall brought a prom, ise of openings within a few weeks. '.'.' Weather forecasters say there will be a respite from the win•try weatherwith clearing and blue skies in the offing. BASE HELICOPTER PICKS UP ILL, STRANDED GIRL '. HILL AIR FOKCE BASE—A rescue helicopter went out from here Saturday to pick up an Omaha, Neb., coed with an undetermined illness in the rugged redrock country of Southeastern Utah. • The girl, Margaret Gurnett, 18, a students at Prescott College in-Prescott, Ariz., was reported in "good" condition Saturday aight at San Juan County Hospital in Mo_nticello, Utah. Miss Gurnett, at first thought to be suffering from appendicitis, was with a group of students on a camping trip when stricken with the . mysterious illness Friday. It took a group of students until late- Saturday morning to reach a phone to report the illness, and a helicopter crew from Hill Air Force Base was flown to the site in Dark Canyon, about 70 air miles west of Monticello. B—Section OGDEN,-UTAH SUNDAY MORNING Commercial Zones In Farr West Topic of Meeting FARR WEST—The location of the commercial zone should commercial zones in Farr West be marked elsewhere as set cut will be discussed at a public meeting. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Farr West LDS Church Cul- in the master plan. Several residents testified Mr. Johnston's premises were neat and that they had no objections, j OCTOBER 3, 1971 IB 10 County Communities Gear for Fall Elections tural Hall. j Mr. Shirra told the commis- j James Randall chairman of | sion * at Mr- Johnston had been the community's'planning com-j™^ Son^athe waTin" mii , 1 _ . . ., J LwU Ul\£ _L/OUU.V/il LLictl* lit- WcLS 111 mittee, will preside. A member violation of the zoning code of the county planning staff will!which is enforced by the coun- attend. ty building inspector. Mr. Johnston said he would be CALLED MEETING Mr. Randall called the meeting . at the suggestion of the County Planning Commission •which has ruled corners at U84J and 1800 North should remain in agriculture or suburban agriculture. A rezoning petition, submitted by Roy Johnston, who operates a pine pole business on the northeast comer of U84 and 1800 North, now in an agricultural zone, is at issue. Applications for commercial zoning of the four corners have been rejected in the past by the County Planning Commission. County planning director Gra- tam. F. Shirra said the master plan caUs for commercial zones near the 1-15 exits on 2400 Norm and 2700 North, The community's planning ruined financially if he is forced to discontinue Ms business at 1800 North and U84. The Farr West Planning Committee was not represented at Tuesday's meeting. The public session set for Wednesday will decide in which part of Fan- West a commercial zone should be declared. The County Planning ' Corn- notified of the WORKING IN WOOD is a skill Joe Lucero Sr. enjoys. Handicapped only ty a disabling "back injury, Joe is one of several at the Weber Sheltered Workshop seeking to develop and improve work skills. Special 'Doorway' Gives Handicapped New Hope Eight Hurt In Two City Accidents Eight people were injured in two separate accidents in Ogden Saturday afternoon. Admitted to St. Benedict's Hospital for observation was Tammy E. Quillen, 5, daughter) tj of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Guillen ' of 2207 Grant. She was a passenger in a car i driven by Louis R. Gallegos, 58, of 2225 Van Buren which collided apparently head-on with a vehicle driven by Salvador Toscano Jr., 17, of 3201 Lincoln. Treated at St. Benedict's Hospital and released were the two drivers plus Luis A. Gallegos, 39, of San Francisco, Calif., and Alfredo Toscano, 18, and Marcus Toscano, 14, both of 3201 Lincoln. Ogden Patrolman D. Kent Spangler said the' accident occurred about 6 p.m. in the 500 block of 22nd. Mr. Gallegos was ELLEN M. BALLIETT Education Major Woman, 23, Enters Race For Council A young . Ogden mother and Weber State College art edu- intoxicated and reportedly driv- cation major is the only woman ing left of center, said the of- seeking a seat on the Ogden cited for allegedly driving while By DON BAKER Over the entrance, the sign reads "Doorway to Productivity." And what the sign is really talking about is a "doorway" within that doorway. Workshop will find his own personal portal to a more productive life. ' But many do find that special 'doorway" that opens out into a classification, . decaling and buffing. ... DONE AT WORKSHOP All of the-work is done, in the whole new world of experiences, | workshop, located in the north work skills and self-esteem. committee, sions with following residents, discus- support the master plan on commercial zones at 2400 and 2700_ streets for reasons of convenience to the. highway and serving the community's needs. Another master plan provision is to locate commercial zones a half-mile apart in urban areas and five miles apart in rural areas. RECORDS SHOW Records of the county plan- nin gdep'artment indicated Mr. Johnston in April 1970 purchased a parcel to store, cut Iwho enters the Weber Sheltered Symphony Opens Year Tuesday Night at WSC The Utah Symphony Or- powerful 20th century chestra and Maurice Abravanel, masterpiece by Richard conductor, will open their silver Str au s s , "Thus Spake anniversary with their Ogden iZarathustra," which moviegoers concert Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the ""'" : ^ : J auditorium of the Fine Arts Center at. Weber State-College. The orchestra will play a concert featuring the works of Bach, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms. It will play the same program on the next two nights in Salt Lake City and Logan. Tickets for the open-ing will -recognize as the music used for the sound track of the "2001 Space Odyssey" film. After this fitting bow to the old and the new, Mr. Abravanel and the orchestra will turn for jthat new -world, the sheltered workshop relies on a two-phase program designed t'o increase their working skills and financial support from the | United Fund. FIRST GOAL "Our first goal is to provide work experience for the handicapped and get them out'-of the house," explained executive director Don Smart. "'And once they're working we strive to boost their level' of skill and -efficiency;" he added. wing of Washington tary,.at 365 Goddard. Elemen- ficer. Injured in an accident about 5 p.m. were Meriam Stanger, 45, of 652 Oak and Ida Vetterli, 48, of 3007 Jefferson. Both were treated at McKay Hospital for minor injuries and released. Ogden Patrolman L. G. Jolley said Mrs. Vetterli was- northbound on Jefferson, stopped for The second goal' of the workshop • is to act as. a rehabilitation resource for local JL iV*JXl-l*J J.VU, bllVr VJJ*-*J-1> J .JS T_ concert are still on sale at the P homc music Bertha Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson, Monday and Tuesday the climax of the evening : great Symphony No. 2 in D. Minor by Johannes Brahms, one of the acknowledged' great masters in the field of sym- schools for the deaf, blind and and sell pine poles and was offices. !rom 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one -hour before the cencert at the Fine Arts building ticket building a home on the same property "as he feels it necessary to live where he works." The commission received a petition from Mr. Randall, who said he felt the rezoning of the Johnston property to commercial would be unsatisfactory. The Johnston petition was denied by the commission and, hi reply to the petitioner, said the parking of vehicles for commercial storage and use could not be permitted. In July 1970, Mr.' Johnston resubmitted his petition before the commission, contending Ms application would supply needs of farmers and residents in the Farr West area. REMAIN OPPOSED Jack E. Russell, a resident nearby, told the commission he built his home in an area that he ^thought would remain, residential and opposed the petition. A petition in favor of the rezoning request had 50 signers, but Mr. Russell said another petition in opposition-was signed by -89 persons. The commission rejected'Mr. Johnston's request. li&.- Johnston went again before^ ; the commission Tuesday with.'.a >number of other area residents who, by a show of hands, 'supported his request for' a commercial zone. NOT OPPOSED Mrs, Russell said she was not against the Johnston family or his- pine pole business but that Mr. and Mrs. Abravanel will be honored at the beginning of the concert. To begin his 25th-season, Mr. j Abravanel has chosen ai program that spans a period in! history of some 200 years. The performance begins with the monumental Toccata and Fugue in D. Minor by Bach, an 18th century composer. Following it will be the GETS PROMOTION Gary E. Skinner, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Skinner, 456 Hiland Road, has been promoted -to staff sergeant in the Air Force. The 1967 graduate of Ben Lomond High is a fuels specialist at Francis E. Warren . Air Force Base in Wyoming. as employment security and other referrals. To provide these experiences .the workshop must approach local businesses for subcontracting work 'on items that require simple assembly, handwork or packaging. "Our mapor problem is finding contracts," explained -Mr. Smart. Close supervision of the \vork| a stop sign at 25th then.report- is provided by Mr. Smart and'edly pulled out and was struck jby the Stanger vehicle. Mrs. Vetterli'was cited for alleged failure .'to yield the right of way, said Officer Jolley. director Don Wendel- who-has been a shop instructor in area schools for many years. During the six months the workshop has been in operation some 40 handicapped people have worked" there. Of those, about one-fourth are now holding down regular jobs in j then- community. Others are still ' in the sheltered workshop program waiting for work opportunities. One of these is Dave Mikkelsen, a young man with learning disabilities' who is learning custodial skills and is doing on-the-job training two nights a week with the Weber County Schools. _ 33 TO »0 PER CENT Dave has increased his ef- " ficiency from 33 to nearly 80 per cent during the past few months and hopes to land a job with the school board. Another man taking ad- nnpr man a "If we had enough-work, we, oer man i uld fill the entire workshop vantage of the workshop Bike Safety Effort Gets N. Ogden OK NORTH OGDEN - A three- pronged bicycle-safety and control program has-been-approved by the North Ogden City Council. Councilman Eldon V. Orton agreed to work -with Police Chief Al- Warren-in assembling and sending "out information and rules on bicycle safety practices. Young- people in North Ogden need to be continually reminded that they must obey traffic rules and standards of safety could with people," he added. Services offered by the workshop include bagging, p .a i n t i n g , mimeographing, assembly, stapling, collating, labeling,, 'gluing, mailing, silk screening, inspection and program is Joe Lucero Jr. "Joe is a Spanish-American whose only handicap is a disabling back injury," explained Mr. Smart, "And while he can't bend over or lift, he's an experienced BANNED AFTER APRIL It's Okay to Put Those Studded Snow Tires to Use Immediately about taken over the workshop for us," the director said. Ben Esquibel, whom Mr. Smart describes as being intelligent, a good worker but handicapped by age, is another trainee being a who car- Northern Utahns who -have been using studded snow tires since they were approved by the Utah Road Commission in March 1966 may continue to use them until April 15, 1972. ' After that date, according to a resolution approved in an Ogden session on Sept. 24 the use of studs of metal,: ceramics or other materials will be prohibited. At least"one.Ogden tire firm reports that studs can be removed from tires and expects to offer this service to auto owners prior to the whiter of 1972-73. To put it .plainly—you can use your studded snow tires this winter and no longer. The resolution implies that the studded, tires can't be installed until Oct. 15. • However, the early heavy snowstorm of the past week prompted officials to allow the studded tires.immediately. Commissioners approved the. use----o£ studded tires in a, resolution passed on March 11, 1966, with the stipulation that it could reexamine the use of such tires-in-the light of additional'studies .and tests. Preliminary reports in 1970 .-prompted ; the commission to rule on Dec. 18 that studs could he used only between Oct. 15 and April 15 of each'year. Further test in which the state, participated indicated that damage occurring to highways by studded tires "is.greatly .in excess of any reasonably contemplated benefit" derived from their use. Commissioners said tests indicated that the studded- tires were beneficial under conditions that exist only'one per cent of the time. • • ;. While .out-of-state. vehicles are exempt up to- two weeks during winter, and interstate -traffic/passing through Utah -is' entirely . exempt during .the season,., the commission -has also reserved-the right-t6:.eliminate--suGh- : exemptions, if and when it feels the change is advisable. ' '" . •"•. ' '.•'.-.' workshop specializes in penter's aide. "The minimum wage for any worker here is SO -cents an hour," said Mr. Smart. "But those-people with higher than--50 per cent efficiency make more than that, depending ori their degree of proficiency." MAKE DIFFERENCE -He noted that while a job is being . contracted, the sheltered workshop must make up for the difference between a worker's ability and his hourly ; wage. "This is done through' support money from the United Fund," said .executive director.- This workshop relies solely on their support -and is counting heavily--on public support during the:-.; current United 'Appeal campaign-.Ato help-;'.that' "Doorway •-to'-rProductivity": open 'to handicapped. .people throughout the Ogden area. courtesy, councilmen said. in supporting the bicycle safety program. Chief Warren was also, asked to arrange for someone to etch numbers or . other . identifying marks on bicycles to help reduce thievery and loss • problems. Councilman Orton and Chief Warren >6aid they would also work toward a bicycle registration .program .which; would be helpfulin cases of thievery or loss. . .. City Council in the municipal election. Mrs. F. Allan (Ellen . M.) Balliett, 23, oi 1767 22nd says she believes a fresh point of view, that of a young adult and a woman, is essential to the- continued growth and development of Ogdc-n. "I feel it would be .a great privilege to-serve the_ people of Ogden in this capacity," Mrs. Balliett said. "Primary goals I would seek, if elected, would concern the upgrading of the quality of services to the citizens of Ogden. "I would especially support an increase in wages of police officers and firemen,'" she said. Mrs. Balliett- is a native of Ogden, graduate of Ogden Higii School and LDS Seminary. She is a student at Weber State College, studying art with the ambition .of. becoming an art teacher. She currently is an art super- vi-sor in the Weber State College Psychology Department chil- drens' lab. She and her husband are parents of a boy and girl. Mrs. Balliett is a. candidate in the third municipal ward. ISN'T IT THE TRUTH! By CARL RIBLET JR. 28 City Council Seats Open In November The filing season opens Monday for 28 City Council seats up for election in 10 Weber County communities. These include all of the county's incorporated cities except Ogden where the filing deadline expired last Monday. The filing deadline will he Oct. 15 where city offices are closed on Saturdays. If the city office is open Saturdays, the deadline will be Oct. 16. All of the cities will elect three council members except Uintah and Huntsville which will elect two. THREE SEATS Three council seats are up for voter decision in Roy, Washington Terrace, Riverdale, Huntsville, North Ogden, Plain City, Pleasant View, South Ogden and Harrisville. Petitions of candidacy will be available from clerks of the various cities. The petitions must be signed by 25 qualified voters of the specific -city and returned to the clerk before the deadline. In Plain City where the office is open only on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, petitions may be obtained from Mrs. Lucile White at her home, 3233 W. 1975 N. Mrs. White will accept petitions of candidacy at the city hall on Oct. 16 until 12 noon. A primary election will be held in Ogden City only. It is scheduled for Oct. 19. In the other cities, the top three vote getters will win the seats up for election—or in the case cf Uintah and Huntsville, the top two. Councilmen whose terms are expiring,in the 10 cities are: ' ROY INCUMBENTS —Roy: Dale Bingham, Joseph Dawson and Richard Tubbs. —Washington Terrace: Tom Bingham, Homer Rich and Douglas Palmer. —Riverdale: Wallace Knight, D. W. Burton and Wilford Fowers. —South Ogden: Rulan Wardle, Lucien Foulger andThair Blackburn. The" one "thing that men like most about women is the wonderful fact that they are women. The one thing women like most about most men" is the hard, fact that, men are good providers. "The majority of husbands, remind me of an orang-utan, trying to play the violin." —Lord'Byronin "Don Juan" OGDEN WILL HOLD VOTER REGISTRATION TUESDAY Registration agents will open at 8 a.m. Tuesday in 110 voting districts in Ogden City, the first of three registration days before the Nov. 2 municipal elections.. Registration agents will-be opsn in all 11 Weber County communities on Oct. 12 and 26. -•'• A map i.pf'. the districts and list -of registration, agents, in Ogdeh: City will be published in Monday's 'Ogden Standard-Examiner. The.registration;agent's.will be open for business 'on ill three- days from 8 aim.' until 9 p.m. ' W;eber County Clerk .Wendell, Hansen will, keep- his staff on duty until' 9' p.m. each "day to 'assist the" agents. Mr. Hansen also-reminded people who-have moved from one district to another, that they'no ". : 'longer'need to. transfer, ",.-.-"•". - ---' "All tfiey jieed do is go to their new regis^ '. tration agent and register," Mr. Hansen said. ' —Plain City: Rulon Chugg, Lynn Folkman and Melvin Cot"e. -• •—Pleasant Vie w: Wallace Budge, Rex Ashdown and Eliot Casperson. . —North Ogden: William A. Bailey, Eldon Orton and Kirk Larsen. —Harrisville: William E. Shurtleff, Lorin Crowther and N. Junior Taylor. —Uintah: NeilByb-ee and Luke Mildon. IN HUNTSVILLE —Huntsville: Ardell Hunt, and LeRoy-Stoker. In Ogdea City, there are primary contests for mayor and four of the six City Council seats up for election. Here is how the Oct. 19 primary ballot will appear: —Mayor: incumbent Bart Wolthuis, Lloyd D. Barney and Merrill Joseph May. —Councilmen at-Iarge: Vernon R. Buckway, Kerry William Bate, Robert H. DeBoer, incumbent Alex P. Hurtado, Alfred P. (Fred) Havas, Joseph F. (Joe) McCune, Norman Schmehl and J. Joseph Tite. —Ward No. One: Willard E. Cragun, Shirl K. Fade!, Rev. Robert L. Harris and Terry Lee Williams. , —Ward No. Two: Incumbent Karl 0. Macfarlane and John LaVerl Staker. WARD THREE —Ward No. Three:. Incumbent John B. Arrington, Ellen Mae "Balliett and DeLyle Jensen. , —Ward No. Four: Herbert J. Corkey Jr. and Russell.Ludwig Stubbles: The. primary election-will .reduce the number of candidates for mayor and • the wards to two and the at-large field to four.

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