Clipped From El Paso Herald-Post
loyo/a Legion Selects Queen Ida Fernandez, 18, 1046 North JCharles road, was selected queen -cf the Loyola Legion at a dance 'held at the Continental Ballroom on Ihe Carlsbad Highway. Miss Fernandez received her • crown from Rev. M. Martinez of " Mt. Carmel Church and was Austin Picket Pushes Mass Demonstration United Preji International ; AUSTIN, Aug. 7. — Negro picket leader Booker T. Bonner, undaunted that his scheduled meeting with Gov, John Connally did not come off, went ahead with plans today for a "massive demonstration" in Austin Aug. 28. Bonner refused to go through • with his appointment with Con- 1 nally Tuesday because a governor's assistant would not let other 1 integrationists into the office with him. The assistant said the governor had agreed "to see only one person." [presented a bouquet of roses by : Mayor Judson F. Williams. Runners-up were Martha Alvarado and Amy Benavidez. Miss Fernandez will reign for a year as the sweetheart of the religious group headed by Col. Lorenzo Candelaria, 9161 Alameda avenue. The Loyola Legion is a service organization formed on a semi- military basis at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church to assist in parish work. Special guests for the ball included Mayor and Mrs. Judson F. Williams, former Mayor and Mrs. Ralph Seitsinger, Mr. and Mrs. Ignacio Chavez, County Commissioner and Mrs. Rogelio Sanchez, Commissioner and Mrs. Richard Telles, Mrs. Lucy Rodriquez, and Mrs. Refugio Valenzuela, representing the Herald- Post. Miss Fernandez is a senior at Loretto Academy. church organist, president of the Mt. Carmel Girls Club, and a member of the Catholic Youth Organization. She was named queen of the Parish. She was escorted by Richard Lopez, national Boy of the Year in 1961. RECEIVES CROWN—Rev. M. Martinez places crown on Miss Fernandez' head.