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June 24, 1982

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Arizona 12 pages Thursday, June 24, 1982 If your car has two plates keep them on "The law requiring two plates to be issued and displayed on Arizona vehicles is still in effect," Juan Martin, Director of the Motor Vehicle Division of the Arizona Department of Transportation, says. Recent news releases in- dicating Arizona would be issuing a single plate are correct, but it does not af- fect those plates issued as pairs. Anyone whose vehicle was issued two plates and who removes either plate is in violation of state law and may be cited. Everything but murder The log of the Pima County Sheriff's sub- station had a wide range of anti-social behavior this week: family fights with various degrees of violen- ce; thefts of wine, bakewear, countertop material, bikes and other goods; a fire at the landfill; kids drinking; deliberate knocking down of road signs; vandalism to automobiles; gunshots in the Five Acres area; forgery; break-ins at Coyote Howls; assaults, aggravated and otherwise; and an overdose of diet drugs. is promoted "If two plates were Shirley Talley issuedowner tOshouidthe vehicle,make surethe dies June 16, New superintendent . that both remain on the buried here is Southwesterner ires from PO, vehicle to comply with the" law,"Martinsaid. Shirley Maxine Talley, Ray announced it of one lffand the anol her s, retirin of Postal Pnst Of- record, of which five and a half vears were in the military in the IndoChina, Burma Pacific Theatre during World War II. the remainder in the United States Post Office. He star- ted his postal career as a railway clerk in El Paso, Texas, in 1950. He tran- sferred to the Ajo Post Of- fice in 1960 as a Distribution Clerk. He was promoted Io Superinten- dent in 1967. Mr. Bates and his wife, Mardelle, have one son, Jeff, of Bastrop, Texas. anti a claus, bier, Suc Ann Sanora, of Amado, Arizona. The Batese, plan Io corn inue livinu in Aio. Will relre Slale Superin- I'nxlal JllnC ts 37 years on Iris Bart Lozano, newly promoted h, Superinten- denl of Postal Operations, Ajo Post Office. Barl Iozano will be promoted to Bates' former position, aya, - a for in his cam- at Avenue Monday, like Superintendem about of_ P0La! Qpe_r,3!ions ..,3.t. Church will continue free Friday movies Family entertainment films are being shown each Friday evening at dusk at the Federated Church patio. This week the films will be "In Search of Ancient Astronauts," based on Erik Von Daniken's book dealine with interesting theories about ar- cheolo.uical discoveries, and "Those Magnificenl Men in Their Flying Machine,;," a shorl. humorous, film about the early clays of aviation. There is no admission Io ttve showing of ltle films and the public i,, inxilcd Io allend. Final Super Saturday of series is 261 h The la,,t in Ihe lir',t ,,erie,, of Super Saturdaw for live uifted will bc held at the Ajo Fedcraled Church thi' Salurday, June 26, from 9 to I I:t0 a.lll. The,e cvenlx tavc been ,qon,;orcd by Ajo Chapler, Arizona A,,ociation of (;i fled and Talented. Courses offered will bc Thinkinu Games. in- cluding the computer game, Taaku-Tu ; cites,,, Propazanda Mad, and 51, died at the New Cor- nelia Hospital Wednesday, June 16, after a long illness. Rosary was recited Friday evening, June 18, and Mass said at the Im- maculate Conception church Saturday, June 19, with Father Augustine Kattady officiating. Burial wa in the Ajo cemetery. Mrs. Talley wax born in Clarkdalc, Ariz., Dec. 5, 1930, the daughter of Robert O. and Lenorah Miller Wombacher. She had livcd her entire life in Arizona, coming Io Ajo front Iter native Clarkdale 32 vear' auo. Shewa a member of the immaculalc Conception clmrch, a member of and an officer in tile Eastern Star, and a member of the A jo Women of l he Moose. She wnrkcd 1"(11" sonlc IIIIIC H", I l'cCeplJOltil for the New Cornelia Hopilal. and lhen look a po,,ilion wiltl lhc United NIIIIC Park Service as a Mlperixor of :1 YAC(" crew al OrL, an Pipe 1OI1 IIIllelll. Surxivin her are a son, Robcrl Slerlmt_, Taller, a d;vuzhlcr. Adrienne J. Taltcy, a sisler, Melva Korl;Ick, alld iv !2raild,,on, Roberl Semi Tallcy, all of Aio. Arraneemenls were by t le Doutdass Funeral Home. James R. Powell, chosen as superintendent of the Ajo District 15 Unified School District, has plenty of experience in the Sout hwestern states. Born October 17, 1930, in Oiney, Texas, he is a 1948 graduate of Seminole, Texas, high school. He took his Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education with minors in psychology, sociology and journalism form Western New Mexico University in 1953, his Master's in ad- ministration and super- vision at the same school, and returned for a guidan- ce and counselin course in 1967. He has also done graduale work al ASU and Auburn Universily, Alabama. He has worked a, a classroom leacher for four years, ;:In elentenlary principal for five, superin- tendent for three, director of guidance for five, and high chool principal for eiutt. He ha been a head coach in foot ball and Irack, and an assJxlanl coach in baskcl bail. He has also ort, anized and super- ,ised '.;nnvvller recreallolal protr, rlvllt,,. HI, coIIegiatc honors in- clude "Who's Who in American CoIIe ues and Univer,dties," and the Blue Key Nalional Honor Society, a scholastic society. He was all- conference halfback in his junior year in college, and was selected as "Joe College" by a vote of his classmates. Mr. Powell is also a member of the Arizona Association of School Administrators and a past member of American Guidance and Personnel Association. He comes from St. David, Arizona, a school which made in many newspapers last year becauseof library censor- ship, which deleted such classics as "Of Mice and Men" and "The Lord of the Flies" from the curriculum. However, Physical exams for athletes June 30 - July 1 Physical examinations for all high chool sludent', intere,1ed in participalin in atiflclics will be iven \\;Veclne,day, June 30, anti Thursday, July !, in the high 'chocll gym at 7 pall. "Boys and girls who are oin:,. !o participate in foolball, volleyball, basketball, baseball, cross country, track, golf, wrestling, cheerleading and pores must have a Ajo, effeclive June 26, backgammon; and I Weather physcial exam," said can- 1982. He is a twenlv vear silkscreen. Each child \\;  Alhletic Director Jim )pin veteran of the PostaJ Ser- should bring a washed cot- Dunlap. to4 ice, working in botli tile ton T-shirl, which will be Over 100,'1! lasl! "Tte hospital staff and throught Phoenixand Ajooffices. screened wilh a Super tile hieh school coachesen- .'rs will He and his wife Saturdav desitm. In ad- June i5 98 --- courage all athletes to e, said Margaret have four dition, "participants may June 16 101 76 complete their physicals at children, Alfonso, Jessica, painl their pottery from June l7 96 75 this time, since no other not yet Casev, and Pia. "Mr. last Saturdav. Jtmel8 93 70 group physicals will be will be Lozano is an active mere- Super Saturdays are June 19 96 71 given," l)unlap added. the cam- ber of tile community and open wilh no charge to all June20 97 72 "The Hospital staff is known for his personal cltildren eligible actor- June21 96 72 especially would like to Ajo, contributions in helpinu dins Io the national .hme22 --- 68 complete tile phvsicals on ride, various oreanizations," definitionot'iftedness, the above dates to avoid Ah- Postmaster Calderon For information, please Noprecipilation. Courtv individuals dribbling in nmed. call 387-6058 or 387-5159. of Phelps Dodge SCS. " later." members of the Ajo school board report that Poweli fought the censorship which was imposed by St. David school board ment- bers who were members of a conservation religious 'ect.