Deming Scouts awards at Court of Honor; Jack Truan mentioned January 1953
New double million state, was followed a end in in last reason New -as increased Deming Scouts Get 72 Awards At Court of Honor on Monday Hold Two Men In Car Prowlings Two admitted ex-convicts are being held in the Luna County Jail for investigation of three cases of car prowling m Deming Monday night. The two suspects were picked up by state police at Las Cruces at a road block. Sheriff Claude Irwin identified the men as Dale Spencer, about 35, and Victor Jack Gibson, alout 28. Sheriff Irwin said both men admitted being released from a prison ir Oregon less than two months ago. The night Village porce force suspected the two men as being the ones who stoie tools and wheels from three vehicles here Monday night, Sheriff Irwin said. Carpenter's tools valued at about $300 had been ilolen from a pickup truck belonging to D. L. Fernold, residing at the Southwest Trailer Park. Auto tools also were stolen from a car owned by FreJ Torres and from a pickap owned by the Norwood Implement Co. Also taken frÂ»m the Norwood truck were tvo tire whecis. Seventy-two awards were made at the Deming trict Boy Scout Court of Honor held Monday night Hall. Jack Truan and R. R. Lewis, chairmen of County District Advancement Committee, were in charge of the evening's activities which were viewed by parents Â»of the youngsters and quests. ! Making the various presentations presentations were Sam McKee, stars; ! May, merit badges; J. A. Eraat, i explorer ratings; Floyd Henry, March of Dimes Must Match New Gains by Polio For the second time since it was inaugurated a decade und a half j ago, the March of Dimes in 1953 A ill run for a full month, from Lin. 2 through Jan. 31. This decision was forced by the donezi! "Conrad""Jacques*' Enrique ! first class; David Malvern, second 1 class. Other scoutmasters assisting in the program were Louis Usue- ta and Howard Henry. Those boys who received stars were Eliaz Chavez, Arthur CÂ«ba- llero. Carl Hooten, Jerry (Jonley and Charles Wilkerson. Rece'inng second class rank were Prentice Forester David Malvern, Andrew Villa, Edward Remondini, Jimmy Vega, Joe record number of polio cases ported in 1952 and the tens re- 01 Cnlderon, Lorenzo Martinez, Alox M. Jusso, Raymond Zumwalt, thousands of patients stricken m lio Pena Eugene Jasso, Jr., Eod- previous years who still need financial aid from the March of Dimes. Luna County itself was hit hard by polio last year when almost a rigo Pacheco, Lupe Armendarez and Danny Ortero. First class ranks were received by Johnny Whitmire, Robert Ernst, Ernst, Fred Ernst. Jimmie Whitmire, score of cases, including two fatal- ! Earl Powell. Billy Trejo, ities, were recorded here. It was the worst polio season in this County in the memory of the oldest oldest residents. Another factor which led to the All the veLio'es were parked in i extended compaign period was the the downtown area at the tima of considerable expense of carrying the thefta. The Norwood tru-k by ' the research fight against polio the auto company office; the Ferou Ferou t of the laboratories .md into nold truck at the Safeway lot and the Torres car near City Hall. Police Clief Hi Weddell said the night force recalled seeing the two men in an old model car in Deming earlier Monday evening. They suspectsd the men when reports reports of the stolen items were made to the officers. Assistance was asked to locate the vehicle in Lordsburg, Lar Cruces, Cruces, Hatch and Silver City. Tlie car | was stopped just east of Las Cru- I ces and the stolen items ivere j found in the cur. Sheriff Irwin said Spencer nas admitted being a five-time loser and being released last October. from prison County Commission Will Meet Today Present Luna County Commissioners Commissioners will meet for the last time today to clear up old and pending business and get everything in order order for the incoming Commissioners. the ranks of Man himself. Of the more than 55,000 person.* treated for polio in 115J, approxi mately 44,000 were assisted in whole or in part by the March of Dimes. The field trials to test the f t - fectiveness of a possible preventative preventative of paralytic polio were un- Orter.., Richard Vega, Raymond Zumwait and Joe Ordonez. Receiving merit badges were following: Cooking -- Jerry CoiJey, Arthur Arthur CabnIIero, Eliaz Chavez and Carl Hooten. Â« * Â« * . ^ VA f * A Â£ m J l . A V Â£FV*1W W ^ I V ^ Mil- *Â£ derwritten by the National Found- | T May. -- Henry Conley, Ccrl Hootp'i. Richard Berry and JÂ«rry May. Woodwork -- Earl Powell. Civics -- Gale Jarkson, Richard U;;ueta, Manuel Trejo. Plumbing -- Fred Ernst. Camping -- Richard Ucueta, Mjoiuel Trejo. Bird Study -- Gale Jackson. Manuel Trejo, Clifford Oney, Jer- ation for Infantile Paralysis in addition addition to other vital research projects. projects. Some 55,000 youngsters took ;art in those trials. Half of all money contributed to the March of Dimes is used by the Luna County chapter to help pay cost of treating local polio patients or, in emergency, polio patients elsewhere. The other 6O pw cent finances the March of Dimes research, research, professional education and epidemic aid programs. 1953 Bike Tags Now On Sale Swimming -- Henry Conley, G;-le Jackson, Charles Wilkerson. Richard Urueta, Manuel Trejo, Richard Berry. Citizenship -- Richard Berry, Clifford Oney, Jerry May. Hiking -- Eliaz Chavez, Arthur Caballero, Richard Berry. Wood Turning -- Ifiarl Powell. Life Saving -- Gale Jackson, Henry Coiiley,'Charles Wilkerson, Richard Uzueta, Manuel Trejo, Richard Berry. Wood Carving -- Richard Berry- Berry- Pathfinding -- Jerry May. Explorer ratings were received by Neale Howeth for physical sies an craft skills.