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Human DNA


Deadline for submission of applications for 1979-80 competi-
tion is 0 L o1 978

Lifting a finger
Muscles spring into action as these students lug their new refrigerator home.
Scandal strikes


tiny speed
SOLDIER SUMMIT, Utah (AP)- daughter
This town of 23 persons-known to the Rhinehart
outside world mainly as a speed work; andI
trap-is caught up in a genuine political car is used
feud, with allegations of nepotism, policemen a
misused revenues and city council mayor's gra
meetings held on the sly at Al's Cafe. The may
Police Chief Roger Anderson-who allegations.
blames the news media for his Brackenbei
troubles-has been convicted of justice of t
assaulting a tavern owner, and has mayor's fac
been charged, together with former MEANWt
Justice of the Peace Thomas Bracken- has taken
berry, with witness tampering during "They'll cor
the assault trial. ,
Councilwoman Verna Belcher, who fine me goo
hass prepared an 11-point "Request for I'll probably
Impeachment" against the other four were out to
coucil members, claims money from was tried an
speeding tickets cannot be accounted Anderson
for. because Lar





-Councilwoman Ruth
-are overpaid for part-time
that the town's sole patrol
for personal business by
and as a school bus for the
or and his wife deny all
council member, Carol
rry, wife of the former
the peace, sides with the
a leave of absence, says,
rvict me of the felony and
d on the assault conviction.
go to jail. They (newsmen)
get me and they got me. I
d convicted by the media."
. claims the feud began
rry Freeman, who operates
nly service station, wanted
e chief. Freeman's wife,
reporters that was "a lie
are if you quote me or not."
s speed limit was recently
e state to 55 mph from the 40
posted a year ago. Ander-
tment has enforced the new
e rigidily than it would be in
of the state.

SHE ALSO ACCUSES the council of
violating Utah's open meetings law by
meeting in secret at Al's Cafe. She said
the only way she knows of a meeting is
"when I see them congregate over at
the cafe."
Soldier Summit, on U.S. 6 about 90
miles southeast of Salt Lake City, has
long had a reputation as a speed trap.
Six of the town's 23 residents are on the
policg force.
Belcher said she plans to file the im-
peachment request with the council "as
soon as I can find out when and where
the're meeting."
ds that Belcher knows the council
meets in the cafe on the second Wed-
nesday of every month.
Councilwoman Wauneta Schade, the
mayor's wife, said that meeting notices
are posted two weeks in advance on the
cafe's cork-faced bulletin board.
Reminded that no such notice is up for
next week's meeting, she replied: "It
must have slipped down."
Wauneta Schade also said that
Belcher has never asked for an accoun-
ting of the speeding fines.-
BELCHER SAID the money is being
spent without the full council's consent;
that the police force and the mayor's

the town's o
to be polic
Eileen, told
and I don't c
The town'
raised by the
mph limit p
son's depart
law far more
other parts o

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