Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas on April 8, 1975 · Page 45
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April 8, 1975

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 45

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12-B—LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL—Wednesday Morning, April 9, 1975 PROTEST BILL Sen. Harry Byrd (I-Va.l, right, meets with on Capitol Mil). The miners are pfotsstinp the a group of miners outside? Kie Cannon House Office Building Surface Coal Mining Control bill. (AP Wircphnlo) proposed Coal Truck Senate Opposition Bared To Bentsen Bill Change Caravan Hits Capital WASHINGTON" (AP> - A caravan nf more Ihan TiOO roal trucks wound Llirou.nh HIP n;i- 1 ion's capita! Tuo.sdny in a pro- Icsl. by App.iUu'liian nii:ir! opor- ntor.s and mine- workers a^ainsl strip mining Icgislau'im they claim could cost, them their jobs. The henvy-fiuly trucks. mosl of Uicm ti'om the steep si >pinq i:oal fields of soulhu-rstrrn Virginia, formed a sloiv moving and olt.cn bumper-in-humpcr procession through downlciwn Washington on a route Ihat passed both the Capitol and the White House. As the trucks rumbled by. delegations of miners and their employers buttonholed congressmen in flie Capitol and congressional ollicc urging them to oppose strip mining bills now in a Mouse- Senate conference uommittee. Others stood on street corners bearing sisns denouncing the legislation and cheering the passing trucks. Protest organixers rlaim (he bill, which has p;<s.srcl both House and Somite by over\\helming mat-gins but in .slightly different forms, is so strict it \vil! ''over out. nf business many strip mining opoi'- alois on slopes sleeper than 1:0 degrees. They say this will hi'ing economic; disaster to the mining in dustries of southwestern Virginia. eastern Tennessee and Kentucky. Em Rep. -Morris K. Udall. D- Ariz.. a sponsor of the legion lion, told a news Conference: that miners involved in Ihc pro- lest were being used as pawns tn the coal industry's long battle against strip minig conn . ; irol legislation. Duval Probe i (Continued I'Yuni I'ugR One) S leagues to reconsider their vote of approval after claiming thai.) tho hill would rrniuire virtually | anyone appearing before aj slate agency to hire a lawyer. ! With an.xioty growing over- how much money the legisla-; V ok'f vote i lure has to spend on the next llfouse. budget, Sen. A, JI. Aikin, D—' : Paris, announced that tho Senate would meet 30 minutes early Thursday so that staff members of the Finance Committee "can brief everyone on where we are and what we have." Hobby said he wants the Senate to start meeting on Friday next week because so many bills are stacking up. Tlic "Bcntscn bill" would have 75 per cent of Texas' dele- \ gates to national political con- buildin"si vcntions selected by popular! 1 vote. The other 125 per cent would be selected at state political party conventions, accord-i ing to the outcome of the statewide popular vote. The measure was introduced and supported by hackers of • Sen. Lloyd Renlsen. D-Tcx.. who is campaigning for (he 1075 Democratic presidential nonii- nalion. It has been estimated that the primary state $200.000. Moore's proposal to require all contracts executed in Texas to be printed in S-point type— most newspapers use this size or larger—was approved on and sent to would cost the | print ing supplies, such as news print and ink. —Set, up single-member dis tricts for trustees of the Dallas County Community College. —Authorize counties with a population of over 700,000 toj the .qualify for federal urban re-i i newal grants. j Senators tentatively approved by a narrow margin a bill by Sen. Tali Santicslcban, D-E1 Paso, .thai, would give the state ;the authority lo condemn private property in order to mine hard minerals on land where x e m p I. publishers of tne sla 'c owns mineral rights. newspapers" — some- The vole was 15-1-1. with Sen. known as "shoppers" - .lack Ogg. D-Houston, merely paying sales taxes on. registering as "present." "It will take the fine print out of contracts,'' said Moore, who will be 57 Wednesday. Olhcr .Measures The Senate also passed and sent to the House bills that wc-uld: "free i times ; from Indochinese Political Negotiations Hinted Scout Association Roundup Set (Continued From I'agi> One) will meet again Friday when Hancock and Bianton will he working with it. for the first lime. "It's going to go fa.sl now," Guerrn said. •Judge Ousted Earlier, he had said Ihe in vcstigalion would be extensive and would last for some time. Hill's arrival in Duval County!" 1 ' 1 " 11 came exactly a week after the body of George Parr was found in his automobile in a pasture on his ranch southeast of Benavides. At the time of his death Parr was facing a five-year prison term for federal income lax evasion. The Parr-Ovrrillo feud, which has lasted about, a year, came lo the forefront again two weeks ago when .Judge Carrillo signed an order temporarily ousting Archer Parr as Duva! County judge. The ouster motion, filed by Cfucrra. was based on Archer Parr's federal perjury conviction. Guerra, who was elected last. year, says he has no ties lo any political faction. The Parr-Carrillo feud was at the ballot box on Saturday, hut T'arr's "Old Partv" candidates The National Kagle Scout As sociation in cooperation with the South Plains Council of the Boy Scouts of America has announced the beginning of an Eagle Scout roundup. This program is designed In encourage all Eagle Scouts regardless of their ago or occupation to join the National Eagle Seoul Asso cialion (NliSAi, according lo the council's Eagle Seoul. Asso- 41 . elation chairman. Judge Hal- AC1 HI 1 Jl ISll'c bert, O. Woodward. Formed in 11172. (he National Eagle Scout Association plans •lo identify and involve Eagle .Scouts in a meaningful fellow (dmtinned From Pag* One) jhowevoi • once table. At the sam? time, the bombing incident can. in the view of opposition Saigon politic'ans. bring a Thicn crackdown that would delay his departure in- rleliniteiy. Without his departure. Ihe chances of talks are next to nothing. The basic demand nf the victors is going lo be for the kind of transitional government in Saigon that will be heavilv laden with representatives of the Viet Cong's provisional regime, so that eventually political domination will come as-a matter of course. were never honored from ihf ,st.-irl. and perhaps some oilier framework would be found. Man Charged ith 'Indct. :cncy Charges of child were filed against a Lubbock j connection wild an :uiln a 7-ycar-old boy ! behind the 7-11 Food 14201 Boston Avc. indecency with a Tuesday I man in incident I Saturday | Store at \ This would scorn to dim the! Eddie Williams, '£>, of 2S18I French chances of discovering! 41st St., remained in Lubbock [ a way to reactivate the 1973 ac-jCounty Jail Tuesday night un- cords in which the Unitedjder a $2,500 bond set by Justice States and the Thicn regime'of the Peace Wayne I.eCroy. • were participants. The accords, LcCroy also set a bond of: •••[520,000 for escape Cor Joe Orte-i ga (''lores, 2-1. of P.IO K. Colgate St. Flores was charged with Social Sccurily I' To Speak Here escaping fvom prison at Ventura, Calif. He is charged with the Mar. :'.() murder of Miguel Hernandcx. | Two burglary charges were i also filed before LcCroy Tncs-! day. Robert Lee Hargrove. If),! U'ayrnan Register of Dallas : °l" ^ l - 7 > Lubbock. was charged: hip thai will enhance the pro-commissioner of Ihe Soeial Sc~ with burglary of a habitation as; if the Boy Scouts of:ciirily Administration will speak was Marshall R. Baxter, Ifl, of 5 provides all;(,-, a combined meeting for,3418 E. Colgate St. i Eagle Scouts with the opp <rt.nn- three groups of retired Lubbock! Hargrove's bond was set alj ily lo continue active involve- residents Friday. America. NKSA mem. wiih Scouting while maintaining and initialing friendship and experiences through the Scouting program. One ma.ior goal of ;he program is to -compile a list, of all living Eagle Scouts to be presented to Congress during Ihe Ht7(i Bicentennial celebration. Oilier goals include I lie developing of a manpower resource for ing the idea of helping Ameiica to "enter its third century with str.mg Scout leadership. ' It is estimated that there are nearly 500.000 living Kagle Scouts 'in the United States. The first meeting of Ihe south Plains Chapter of Ihe NESA will be chaired by U.S. Dist. Judge Halbert Woodward of Lubbock. The meeting will be April 15, at the South Plains Council office. No. 30 Bricrcroft He will speak a( 1 p.m. in First Federal Savings and Loan Association's meeling room ai 3S'l. r > 50th St. as the last of a series of "vigor and motivity" programs. i i Members of the t.ubboekj chapters of the National Asso-: cialion of Retired Federal Em • ployes, the National Retired Teachers Association and the: American Association of Retired Persons are invited to at lend. Register is expected to arrive in Lubbock aboi.il. noon Thursday and will visit. Ihe Social Scc.urily Administration offices 1 here. i SI.000 \\<iilc Baxter's was set at S2.nOO. both In- LeCrov. For All Your Banking Needs. MUWU FMC courci K imms4< ;ujt;< 3,j« soundly defeated Carnllr.-back- 1 Office Park, beginning at 7.-.10 ed candidates in the Rcnavidcs-[ p . m . All Eagle Stouts are en- Freer school board election. 'couragcd lo attend. 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