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July 25, 1968

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Schools Need Forms Many parents lave failed to return the Public Law 874 forms to the school These forms were sent out by the schools in May. These comp[eted forms are very important financially to ,{J school district'. ,If all forms are filled out properly the school district will receive between 90 and 100 thousand dollars during the I 968-69 school year. This is alproximately one- fourth of the Ibcal tax col' lected for schools. Receiving this money will prevent any increase in the general fund levy and may decrease the lew/, depending Saturday Service Curtailed Saturday window service will no longer b e.offered at post offices in Nucla, Nat- urita or Norwood. Elimina- tion of these services focally coincides with the current economy drive in post df- rices throughout the nation. CREDIT BUREAU HAS NEW OWNERS (n' Steve Heese and Lry Dowd of Caad Junction are the new owners of the Nucla- Namrlta Credit Bureau. They anticipate open.ng on Aug- ust 15 and wiI1 be located in the builaing formerly occu- pied by Clayton's Jewelry. ,n how much is received. This 90 to 100 thousand dollars, is equivalent to 10 mills if it has to be collected locally. If this school district doesn't get is money It will be prSmoted to other school districts. Mr. Johnson has asked to have these forms filled out and rtumed m h im as soon as possible. If your form has been mis- llaced a new. onewill be mailed to you ot may be picked up at die scfiool of- rice. GYMKHANA SCHEDULED FOR THIS SATURDA? Did you miss the last Gym- khans??. Well...don't miss this onel It's on Saturday , July 27, at Beaaon's Arena in Nucla. Starting at 4:00 p.m. Classes for all - framsge 8 to 1 08. Sponsored by the Monttose Sheriff's Posse and the Shavano Rider's 4-H Rid- ing Club. Spectators free!, t Have a fan atternooa! Come to the Gymkhsaa! P.S. Bring a f:itend-a horse maybe? Hardy &y-land western wheatgmss will soda be sprouting firom this gas well site in Colorado's Dry Creek Basin.. Claude Ken- nedy,, chairman of the sponsoring San Miguel Land Use Forum looks on approvingly as Millard Trask, left,, of Union Oil and Bureau of Land Management District Manager Art Zlmmermaa in- spect a "bag oi seec lmclmged especiaU, for reseeding drill sites and exploratory roads. "lhe Forum is co reposed of representa- tives of petroleum, mineral, busineap, and livestock groups and of the genera I public. - - ..111 I IIII I I I II I I I II I I I I FORUM III I |0 I'lll OPY Volume 15 I I ial  at ,kda,  tM,.50 YEAR leeml aeoe PqleoPdidAINloal Onk) i _ I Number 3 Thursday, July 25, 1968 I _ I |1 II IIII | I DR. RICHARD HASKELL Uravan Clinic Hires New Physician URAVAN -- Dr. Richard D. Haskell has succeeded Dr. Meckteld Sears as physician at the Uravan Clinic, which is fi- nanced by the Union Carbide Corp. Dr. Haskell. with the rmed forces since 1963. was dis- charged June 28 at Fort Carson. He had previously been as- signed to duty with the Wo- mack Army Hospital at Fort Bragg. N. C., and with the U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam, 0ki- nawa and Thailand. Dr. Haskell is a native of Old Town, Maine. He graduated from the University of Vermont School of Medicine in 1962 and interned at the Tripler Army Hospital in Honolulu. m i FORUM by mail $4.50 year LOCAL MAN WILL HEAD SCHOOL FOR HOT STICK LINEMEN Mr. John Blair, Line Fore- man for San Miguel Power Association, Inc. of Nucla, Colorado, attended a meeting " in Denver, Co lorado, on July 19, 1968, of the Colorado Co- operatives Hot Stick School, where he was elected Chair- man of the Class Planning i Committee which will plan the program for a state wide ,, Hot Stick School for all Colo- i rado Cooperatives to be held the first two weeks in May) 1969, at Mesa College In Grand Junction, CoIo:ado. Mr. Blair has b era aa al- pioyee of the e San Mlguel Power AssociaionD Inc. for the last ele,en yeats, md was recently promoted to e position of Line Fmaa. It will be his responalbillw to engage instructors to teach linemen th operatlonJmd" Mr, John Blair maintenance of line equip- meat itnd toaia through class- room work. It is anticipated TWO that approximately 120.m- ployees from cooperatives, Bureau of Reclamation and Colomdo-Ut will attend this school. MEN Riley D. Sine DROWN RileyD. Sine. 54}. of Naturita drowned Saturday afternoon in the Buckeye Reser. voir. Mr. Sine and his son-in- Leo K. Mundon law. Leo K. Mundon. were both victims of a boating accident. NUCLk -- Leo K. Mundon. 28. Born Nov. 19. 1917. at Good. of Nucla drowned Saturday af- ternoort at the Buckeye Reser- land, Karts.. he had lived in Tel- voir. He and his father.in-law luride before moving to Natu- rita several years ago. He was Riley Sine were the victims of a a miner with Climax Uranium, boating accident. Mr. Sine married Adelaide Mr. Mundon was born Feb. 5. Foster at Raton. N. M., on Feb. 1940. at Rifle. He grew up in the 3. 1941. She survives. Rifle arid Steamboat Springs He was a veteran o[ World areas, attending school at War If. Steamboat Springs. Other survivors include two He married Patricia Sine at sons, James of Heber, Utah. Delta on Aug. 24, 1963. She sur- and John C., at home; three vives, daughters. Mrs. Patricia Mun- The couple lived in Wyoming don of Nucla. Mrs. Dandra K. for several ye/irs before moving. Dulbhan of Akron. Ohio, and to Nucla about nine months ago. Joan R., at home: a brother: He was a driller for the Long- three sisters; and [our grand- year Co. children.