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n fclU5 3322 S3. 3tM Vast Salt Lake City, -i Twenty-Five Cents Bt m In 1b f'mw Snellen Tom Shellenberger and Tina Lewis rode their strength in the north end of the city to victory in Tuesday's City Council election while Helen Alvarez carried old town and had enough "northern" support to capture the remaining seat. Shellenberger, who topped all candidates candi-dates with a 641 total, won three of the city's five voting districts. Lewis finished with the second highest tally, 581, although she did not win a single district. She was second to Shellenberger Shellen-berger in Districts 2 and i and was especially strong in the all-important District 9, which gave her more than half her total votes. Alvarez, the top vote-getter in the October primary, paced all candidates candi-dates in the two southern-most districts, Districts 1 and 2, but then fell behind the eventual frontrunners as the vote moved north. Her final total was 538. Bill Bertagnole, who finished third in the primary, failed in his attempt for a countil seat. Bertagnole's support paralleled Alvarez's, as it did in the October vote, but he trailed her by 117 votes. Also defeated were Eleanor Bennett and Greg Lawson. Miss Bennett, an incumbent, was unsuccessful in her bid for a second term. She garnered 374 votes while Lawson, a member of the Planning Commission, collected 323 votes. Based on an estimated 960 bailots cast, Shellenberger was supported by two out of every three voters. Alvarez ELECTION Candidates 1 2 3 4 9 Total Helen Alvarez 96 91 97 26 228 538 Eleanor Bennett 59 68 79 21 147 374 Bill Bertagnole 95 81 78 23 144 421 Greg Lawson 64 36 49 21 153 323 Tina Lewis 62 73 H2 39 295 581 Tom Shellenberger 87 70 130 41 313 641 Elwel By Tina Moench It is one week shy of a year ago that an emotional five-day trial ended in Utah's Third District Court appealing the dismissal of Marsac Elementary School Principal John Elwell on grounds of insubordination. On December De-cember 4, Judge Dean E. Conder ruled against Elwell, who sought reinstatement, back pay and damages on grounds he was wrongfully terminated as principal. An appeal has been filed. After five years as principal of Marsac, Elwell was fired June 3, 1977 by the Park City School Board. The board charged he had failed to follow instructions from the school district's superintendent, Dr. Richard Good-worth, Good-worth, including releasing information informa-tion to the press after being ordered not to. Also cited was "philosophical differences" between Elwell, the school board and Goodworth. Although the court ruled ' the ex-principal ex-principal was not incompetent and the Utah Board of Education said Marsac was "in many ways, an outstanding school," John Elwell today can't get a job in education. "I've been blackballed," Elwell said from his California home last week. "I can't get another job in my field. I'm 47 years old. In most educator 'to Berber won District 3 (8th Street to 15th Street), in the primary but both Shellenberger and Lewis overtook her in Tuesday's election. The top two also posted substantial margins in District 9 (Park Meadows, Holiday Ranch, Prospector Village and Thaynes Canyon). About 427 voters cast ballots in District 9, 80 percent of the city's total. The only major shift in voter allegiance from the primary to the general election came in District 3. Not only did Alvarez fall from first to third and Bertagnole from third to fourth, but Lewis jumped from a distant sixth to second, 18 votes behind Shellenberger. Of the three winners, Shellenberger and Lewis were considered "moderates", "mod-erates", while Alvarez more frequently frequent-ly criticized the current City Council and its policies. Some observers felt the election was a vote on the city's attitude toward growth. Again, Shellenberger and Lewis, along with Bennett, were viewed as the moderates with Alvarez, Bertagnole and Lawson seen as having more restrictive philosophies. philoso-phies. If nothing else, the election underscored under-scored the political power held by the newer sections of town. It now would be almost impossible to win an election without a respectable showing show-ing District 9. And that district will continue to grow as Park Meadows - and Rftupuetor Village expand. RESULTS DISTRICTS attle f . Former Marsac situations you work your way up through the system. No one is going to look at my employment history and see I was a principal for seven years and now am asking for work as a substitute teacher. But when I apply, they of course write to Park City for recommendations. I never find out what Park City tells them, but I always get the "thanks, but... 1 Page 5 Coach GailMcBride's Park High Volleyball Team has captured the Region Eleven title and is on its way to the State Tournament. Thursday, November 8, 1979 " '"V , I mm Tom Shellenberger Gangland violence has once again erupted in Park City in preparation for the final selection of the Park City Don, scheduled to take place Sat. Nov. 10 at the Grub Steak Speakeasy. The town had been relatively quiet since the Miners Day Massacre a week and a half ago in which eight of Park City's warring dons were splattered into their spaghetti and rubbed in their ravioli, but the past weekend saw a wave of violence unmatched in Park City in recent years. On Saturday morning the bells in the Holiday Inn Tower stopped ringing. A maintenance man, sent to investigate the ominous silence, discovered a stiff in the erection. Police were guarded as to the identity of the lone corpse, but erection sources tell us it was local , m t- 1 J- I Gangland Continues Principal John Elwell "I've got three degrees and 15 years of professional experience and now I have this hanging over my head," Elwell continued. "I can't tell you how many people in my life this has affected. I've completely turned into someone else. My divorce was a result of it and the financial burden of the court appeal and not having a job made it impossible to support my four Lewis Alvarez Win ' 'i ' v $ ' j v y ':'? . - '' ' : , , ? , i i P Tina Violence Don Rick "Pretty Boy" Prince, legal counselor and part owner, of the hotel. Pru.ee -had been fearing an attack ' frorl a'nearby coalition of real estate dons and had been seen in a heated conversation with twp rather rotund representatives of the feared firm shortly before he "bought the farm". The corpse, which had been strangled stran-gled with a string of twinkling decorative lights, was found wedged into the erection in such a way as to block the bell ringing mechanism. Upon removal of the obstruction the Holiday Inn once again resounded with music. Later in the day a surprise incident took place at the P.C. Ski Corp. when Merle "The Pearl" Huseth of Royal Street Land Co. appeared in the office of Craig "Bad Man" Badami. Badami children. I lived in Park City for five years and wanted to stay. We had plans to build a house. "Then one day Goodworth called me into his office and handed me an envelope. He was visibly shaking, and told me to read it sometime when I got a chance. When I asked him what it was, he said, 'I'm notifying you that it is the recommendation of the board of education that your contract not be renewed.' And from then on it was hell." Represented by American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Kathryn Collard, Elwell attempted to fight the school board's decision, calling their reasons for dismissal "vague and unanswerable," and that he was denied due process of law. Also at issue was whether the school board had followed the 1973 Orderly Termination Ter-mination Procedure Act, passed by the Utah Legislature and adopted by all Utah school districts. "At this moment Kathryn has filed a brief appealing the case to the Utah Supreme Court," Elwell said. "She said it is a masterpiece. In it she points out that the state termination act was violated and Conder's decision had many errors of judge-Continued judge-Continued On Page 3 Page 9 Opera will return to Park City next week under the direction of Glade Peterson. The Utah Opera Company will perform highlights from famous operas. Lewis and Huseth have been openly feuding since Huseth announced his intention to control Park City "recrea tion" with the opening ot his new Deer Valley resort. In Saturday's incident, Huseth, accompanied by his protection squad, broke into Badami's office armed with sawed off ski poles. Badami, a sportsman to the end, proposed a fight on familiar turf and the two dons, weapons in hand, boarded a nearby chair lift. In the ensuing battle, Merle The Pearl and Bad Number Eight ftp "" ! : tx ' t r . -J A" Helen Alvarez witnessed only by the ski patrol cadres of each don, "Bad Man" Badami struck the first blow with a ski pole to the heart. The Pearl retaliated with a tip in the torso. Both men collapsed and were rushed under heavy guard to a local hospital. Their condition is not known at this time and it is too soon to tell if either of the ski industry dons will remain in the running for control of the city. After a night of tense calm, marred Continued On Page 2 A If x f4 m Man Badami battle it out Photo: Pat McDowell Escalates i - ml v -,?; A few snow showers possible over the weekend otherwise cool and dry. Highs around 40, lows in the teens. Jt.J1t.LllJ!