Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on March 27, 1951 · Page 1
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Tuesday, March 27, 1951
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OUR HONE TOWN · ·L»» ·Cruce«. Union' hi jh 'school Bulldogs open' their': biMtfoli. ««»-..·· son tomorrow at,-Compress' DIa-'. moiid..'. Let the -team know thty have Uie'iuppor't of townsfolk. MK HUMNMMTHUDflWO SVNDtHHKWSMPCA S£*VM9 SQUJVSHH NKW JMXJCO THE WEATHER LAS CRUCES AREA: Partly cloudy and cooler today, tonight and Wednesday; -Scattered showers today; Last 24 hours: Las Cnices 5S-50; .06 precipitation; State College 63-30--.08. Vol. 70--No. 305 Cattlemen Told Rustlers' lines, Sentences Small ALBUQUERQUE, March 27 L/ --New Mexico" 'cattlemen today wore told that "top nVuny district judges .are handing; down either suspended . sentences or small fines" against rustlers. : In a 'report to the 37th nnnual convention of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, president Roy Forehand of Carlsbad said' this judicial action and an overcrowded state penitentiary ' have increased" the "cattle theft problem." · '.'Even in cases where, a conviction loads to a term in the penitentiary," Forehand declared, "it is seldom if ever that the guilty person serves more.than n year under the present system. I'rison Crowded "This is due largely to the fact that-facilities' at' the penitentiary are simply n o t . large enough to . accomodate the criminals who arc being prosecuted in-thin "state. We hopc'that Governor Mechem's. program .for' an enlarged penitenti- .ary will help to solve this problem." The Carlsbad rancher said too that a 1951 law increased the maximum penalties for rustling- at 10 years in prison and J5.000, and "should serve as' a warning to would-be cow thieves." The ilDSI legislature, Forehand . told the group; passed several measures the cattle interests : anci none . unfavorable. Forehand named these 3951 laws which he said favor livestock m- teres.ts; i . l^tvorable LHWS l -- A. measure basing 1 state grazing fees 1 on .the number of rows a given acrd will sustain. 2-a 'total of seven measures affecting the cattle and sheep sAiiit^i-y boards. 3--the. c a t t l e - t h e f t law. 4--one-cent 'per gallon reduction in gasoline tax. 5--law providing for incorporation o f . rainmaking organizations. , Other speakers' this morning included vGcJYi, Eciwjji^L.^AIfjcherni who r first. appeared-officially, before the asii-jur.tion, and'Dr. Waldo E. Stephens of Oklahoma City. Executive' vice" president cf the" Stephens Oil'Co. and member of the Hoover Commission for Fix!- eral Administrative Reorga.n-.ZB- llon. IHttvuss Murknf; · Preceding the speakers, a. 45- minuic panel discussion on markets and prices were moderiUctl by nud Williams t.i · Clovls. ThCaO who look part were Jay Dilling- bam, president of the Kansas Ctiy Stock Yards Co.', C. J. Luinpp. vice president" and genei^al manager of the Los Angles Union Stoch'Yards Co., nnd W. C. Crow, vice president of l*ie Denver Union Ktock Yards Co. The sessions wtll adjoin n this afle.rnoon after, rommttte* reports arid election of ofe'ccas; Forehand was expected to bo iceloctud prvs- idont. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO, TUESDAY EVENING,,MARCH 27, 1951 CENTRAL PRESS PICTURES PRICE FIVE CENTS Price Stabilizers Set April Target For Meat Ceilings WASHINGTON, March 27 (/Pi- Fixing of dollars and cents ceiling prices on steak nnd pork chops by mid-April is the target at which government price experts aimed today. Frankly acknowledging the meat price and supply situation is their No. 1 problem, office of price stabilization (OPS) experts are working feverishly on' a solution. OPS authorities had indicated regulations covering live hogs and dressed pork would come first, to foe followed by ceilings on dressed beef and live cattle. The aim now is to get the entire meat situation settled at one time or at least with the regulations on beef following closelv those on Pork. Billy Cook Slarls 300-Year Sentence Tn Alca,traz Today SAN FHANCISCO, Mar. 27 Wl Sulky nml tlght-llppcd William E. (Billy) Cook is in Alcatraz Island Frflernl prison today. He is begin- nhiR n 300-ycar-sontenco for murdering five persons. The 2.1-ycar-old one-time,Missouri dishwasher was tnken out hy boat lute yesterday to thc Rocky, wave-lashed fortress in San Francisco Bay. Aleatraz Warden Edwin B. Swopc was at tho San 1 Francisco wnrf when the black acdan bear- inff the youthful killer drove up. He said the three-century sentence was,the.longest, to his knowledge, over handed a criminal, GENERAL MACARTHUH, sho.wn talking to newsmen, won't be so free with major policy statements from no.w on if he heeds an Administration request. He has reportedly been asked to clear all statements before release (Internationl) Senator Hurls Charges Against 'Corruption. Beyond The Law' Motorists Should Care For Plates,May Use Again SANTA FB, March 27 UP) -Take good care of your 3951 New Mexico auto license tags. ' There'j a good possibility you'll be using them next year. Edward Brosseau, Stale Motor Vehicle License director, said to:lay threatened steel shortages nay make it impossible to get metal for 1952 tags.- In thai case, Brosseau said small aluminum lags probably will be issued. These would be affixed by the motorist over the '51 date on the present plates. Mobilization Chief Says U. S. Soon Can Deler Any. Aggressor WASHINGTON, March 27 iflV- Mobilization Director Charles E. Wilson said loday the country has "in sight" the military power to deter ony aggressor. Wilson also told a news conference the inflationary spiral na.* aeen "moderated.' 1 Eul he said the government may have to "pul on Ihe brakes a little harder." y . Wilson indicated his Office of Defense Mobilization will neck further power to curb prices, including revision of Ihe defense production act's restrictions on price ceilings for farm products. But he said that precisely iimv this should be changed has not aeen decided. WASHINGTON, March 27-- I/Pi -Senator Fulbright declared today that moral corruption beyond the reach of the law ' is eating away the foundations of American Democracy. He called for revival of the precepts of the Pilgrims and founding fathers. The Arkansas Democrat who heads the sensation-packed probe of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) said it was not a condition to be remedied by politicians or policemen. He said it calls for the wisdom of the nation's most respected private citizens acting 1 as a commission on national morality and backed by an indignant public. In a speech to the Senate, Fulbright offered a list of ten names of jurists, educators, religious leaders, a labor chief nnd a former Senator as men of "integrity bc- ynnd reproach" who might make up such a commission. He renewed a demand that Congress turn to "private citizens of ou tstandlhjj;cha racier and achievement, whose integrity, is beyond reproach", for -the answers. Fulbright said such a commission well might" include former Supreme Court Justice Owen Roberts ; former Sena t or Robert M, LaFolletle of Wisconsin; Chief i J u d g c Learned Hand of the Scc- j ond Circuit Court of Appeals; Paul Hoffman, Ford Foundation director; Dr. Reinhold Niebur, professor at Union Theological Seminary, Also Dr. Theodore Greene, professor at.Yale University; Dr. Robert M. Hutchins, former head of the University of Chicago; Everett Ross Clinchy, president of the Conference of Christians and Jews; :md the Ke,v. Wilfrid Parsons, Catholic University professor. After Wonderful Adventure, Convict Returns To Prison By BUD ROUSE Glenn Scolt Thornton is going jack home today. Home is tne Arizona State Pris- i at Florence. Ariz. Glenn had a huge adventure. He confessed an u-year-old murder-- ·epudiated Ihe confession--enjoyed a psychiatric test together with a "vacation" from the pen, ul caused the spending of about thousand dollars of the Third Judicial district's money. And it all came about because enitentiary convicts have nothing else to t h i n k about but the ways md means of getting out. Glenn was pretty much a run- )f-the-mill .prisoner over I n ' F l o r - ·ncc-r-unlll last September. Then, jie made quite a name for himself. Confesses Murder He was summoned to Warden Lon Walter's office to answer n questions about a letter the warden received from an inmate which hinted darkly of knowledge Glenn might have about a murder. Upon questioning, Glenn "broke down". * "Yes." he lold Ihe warden. "I killed a guy over in New Mexico long lime ago." He added lhat "murdering n guy in't so easy to do." "Why are you confessing this crime now?" asked Warden Walters. "H just got. to praying on my mind," snid Glenn drnmnli- illy. Check* Story Warden "Walters checked up on Glenn's story describing how he pulled the trigger of a gun held by William Henry Hewitt. Ruldoso grocer Aug. 27, 1940. Hewttl, Glenn aalil. was playing fast and ultimately falnl prank ,,.! thc object of his affection, one Mrs. Leon Todd, Ruldoso drug- jjlst's wife, by threatening suicide. "He had this gun pointed nt his head," Glenn said. "I remembered Todd once offering me $500 to 'do away' with Hewitt so I reached over and pulled the trigger for him." When Warden Walters contacted Dist. Ally. Tom K. Campbell and Sheriff "Sally" Ortiz of Carrizozo, he. learned .that there had (Continued on page four) State Could Lure Movie Makers Here Executive Stales SANTA FE, March 27 -- Wl-More data on what New Mexico can offer film companies will cause more Hollywood studies to stage movies on New Mexico locations. Horace Akin, president of the Motion Picture Contract Bureau of New Mexico, says he was told that on a recent Hollywood trip. Akin spoke in the chamber of commerce building here last night. "There IK a lucrative business in the motion picture industry in New Mexico if someone can be motivated by a desire lo serve Ihe slate," Akin quoted Sidney Street, president of the I-ocntlon Malingers Association of Ihe motion picture industry, an saying. "The amount of money our .studio may spend in New Mexico in filming motion pictures," Akin said he was told, "will depend largely on thc nbillly of some agency to supply Ihe studio will) reliable information regarding conditions, facilities and aervluen.noeil- cd for filming pictures. Including coal of each Hem, nnd assurance thai nil parties concerned can be rolled upon to keep Iholr agreements with UB," Allies Advance Slowly Toward Massed Reds TOKYO. March 27 I.Tf --· American troops fought through a Chinese regiment today oh the western front in a slow advance toward the Hed Korean Border. They killed 350 Communists. Nearby another U. S.-unit battled three battalions of rear-£iiard Chinese. By .late Tuesday afternoon the Americans had squeezed the Reds into a trap. United Nations warplanes dropped surrender leaflets. . · An American division staff officer said he did not believe the Chinese would put up another major stand south of parallel 3S. But he added: "I think if we hit them above the parallel we'll find them fighting like sons of guns." Elements of six Chinese armies were, reported mussing just north of the border. A report said Reds defense positions were built directly in front of the present U.K. line about two miles north of the j parallel. TWO FOREIGN MINISTERS in Washington for the Inter- American Conference of Foreign Ministers chat with Secretary of State Dean Acheson (middle) at the State department. They-are Neftali Ponce (leff) of Ecuador and M a n u e l Tello of Mexico. · (International) Achespn Asks American Nations To Take Action Against Reds Treasury Department Seeks To Snag Crooks, Racketeers On Income Tax Evasion Crime Probers Receive Threats On Their Lives WASHINGTON, March 27 UPi--... Secretary of State Acheson urged Red Cross Drive Lags With Only Four Days Left RED CROSS FUND TO DATE Previously reported $7,98-1 Kepartrd today 257 Today's new total ?8,21I A $50 check from the Harvey Farms Co. of El Paso, owning: land near Hill, a first report from one of the lagging- downtown teams and an almost final report from Mesilla Park today pushed Red Cross collections to $8,2-11. With $920 due from W h i t e Sands collections -- not yet paiil Into the Dona Ana county chapter --- the actual total stands at $9,161. Downloxvn Still Lags With only four days vernnining of this year's fund campaign, Cruces business division still laR'j. Up to the final week, only two teams had reported .substantial collections -- Carl MeriwoUuv'jj industrial district workers aiu! the Burton Wallace-Guy Den team working the area between Gripes nnd Las Cruces. Jack Malone'e ten m opera tijig south of Las Cruces ave., Momhy turned in $147, with solicitations still incomplete. Malone's team is comprife'.l of Jack Gregory. Hudson MuirMl, Casper Lutz, and Lloyd guliivan. Mesilla Park Near Finish Mrs. Pat McClornon, Me:,illa Park captain, Monday turned jr. :l Ihinl i eport, bringing (Continued on :m£e her t a k e immediate action to meel a menace posed by international Communism. He said no free nation anywhere | C1S in Lhe world is secure against. Ihe menace, and called for full economic and military cooperation with Lhe United Stales. The Chinese 26th Army corps i t h c American Republics today has pulled back across the Inrfin river. On the American left flank, South Korean Iroopjj by rundown Tuesday were within five miles -jf the parallel in force. They dug in along thc Imjin river east of Munsan. To get there they marched across Korean foothills without opposition. Allied planes Tuesday supported western front ground action. They hit gun positions, pillboxes, tanks and vehicles. . ' ' Although the main U. I"T. line is within small arms range of 38. only one penetration in force has been reported. On the- east coast, Republic of Korea troops occupied the small village of Yotinpo. U. S. Eighth Army spokesmen said t h e village had no military significance. Mesilla Park Roy h Translator Delivers Speech Acheson delivered the keynote speech of the first regular, session of the Interamerican Conference of Foreign Ministers. Acheson suggested that I lie American republics prepare u coordinated defense plan for the hemisphere as soon as possible. He also urged ait examination of internal security measures bo- cause such u course, he said, is required by the Communists' USD of subversion and other forms of indirect aggression. Acheson Iteynolcd a acssion ;U which the foreign ministers of -1 American republics aim to work out m u t u a l defense measures. Triinmn Spirits In a welcoming address befoie a preliminary meeting ye.stenUy, President Truman asked that I/it- in republics of America join in ibe effort to throw up defenses agisinst the "aggressive expansion of J'-DV- iet power" he said threatens tho whole world.. Mr. Truman's address, reactions indicated, did not please overyune. He stirred up volatile South American political feelings by endorsing n plan under which Bolivia would tfiid'c Chile nnd Peril irrigation water for an oiillel to the sea. He departed from his propaiod text to express hope for the .seaport plan. A Musilla Park resident is serv- ,g at the Pan American Minis- irence as interpreter. He. is Stanley Holder, sim of Mrs. Eileen Holder, Mesilla Park. A 1941! g r a d i i n t e of Union High school, he won a Pnn American scholarship during; his high .school career. I r or three years he studied in Chile. Experience and study brought WASHINGTON, March 27 «!*··- Three members of ihu Senate Crime Investigating :ommiliee disclosed today they t h r o a t s against their lives. Senator Tobey i K - N H ) told rc- p m t r r s he had received "three different threats --- two by l e t t e r ami nut; by telephone." "1 thought Ilium serious enough to have them looked into," Tobcy added. Chairman Kefauver (D-Tcnn) said he. too. had received a nimi- brr of throats "in crackpot let- tors." Senator H u n t ( l ) - W y o ) naid he received a l e t t e r warn ing him against "sticking my nose into lit her people's business" during public; hearings at M i a m i , Fl:i., some time ago. "It was an i n t e l l i g e n t l y iyp'd idler but 1 did not t u r n it over to officials," Hunt said. WASHINGTON. M u i C h 27 f.T 1 ' -The treasury advised the Senatu Crime Investigators today it is netting up a special /rand section 10 check on the income inx vet urns of gamblers and racketeers. Secretary Snyder sent lo the committee a pledge of a continuing drive to bring "chiselcis to justice." His statement was presented by Edward Foley, Under Se.crt-tnry of the Treasury. Snyder snid there has not been have received j nnd will not be any letup in the interim) Ho venue Hureau'a warfare "against major league criminals." He noted it was the income tax men who Imgged Scat-face Al Capune, Chicago gaiiR overlord of the prohibition era. George. J. Schoeneman. conums- ] sioner 01 internal revenue, followed up Snytler's statement with testimony that his agents are now investigating nearly 2.500 ctisofl "In the criminal area." Fotey. Schoenemnn nnd other treasury officials testified at what was billed as t h e crime probers last televised iteurmj; before the I scheduled w i n d u p of their investi- ;gatiou ul the end of this week. I Several odds ami viuls are to I be dealt with bel'oie Hie wimhm. i Chairman Kefauver (D-Temu holtl Tnbey expressed sii-pt ise .sUU'inent by hi.s son. Chmles \V. ! tn . c Ki'Oiip will decide on Frlihiy Tobey, .lr., inilili.slu-cl hy the Uns- Inii Glube, t h a t th« Suimlur "willi- fluency and ! out Itnowiii" i t , has had pro! eel i 2-1 h u m s a d:iy and protection will continue." j Lags Behind 1950 I h e Spanish Portugese languages, enabling ( 1-T -1 ^ I ( » i - S ( " ) l SM him to translate rapidly from eitii- ; J U ' l » - » - c U Oil cr of Utt'bC two tongues into English--and vice-versa. lie has had other experience in conference trans])!ting, most recently nt n hemispheric conference in Montreal. He is now studying ut Georgetown University. Washington. D. C. Rain makers'Work Clouds, Double ' ,s Search For Plane Coiilinues Today LONDON. March 27-- i/P) -More thiin 100 airplanes, including 6G from the U. S. Airwaft Carrier Coral Sea. scoured the A t l a n t i c GOO milea off. Ireland today for a transport plane missing w i t h M U. S. airmen aboard. With no further word of the missing plane, however, l i t t l e hope U-ES held its personnel would be I'ouml alive. The Navy fliers joined -3-1 bombers nnd air-sen rescue plane* of the U. S. Air Force, which hove been searching since Good Friday, and The rainmakers are nt it again R a i n f a l l in the Mesilla Valley yesteniay and today is probably rloiihlo what it ordinarily would he, according to Clarence W. Stringer. County Farm Huron n president. Walking dripping 1 v.*et into the Sun-News office this noon. Mr. Stringer said rainmakers double an ordinary rainfall by seeding water-laden clouds w i t h silver iodide. HP added U n i t the K r i c k - l o t l ' wuli'Kiiukers are get ling in t h e i r ! Ijfist punches now, since c o n t r a c t s held by county lanrliers and farm-^ i ers with Dr. Krick call for no .tu | welfare program, n m l half its PL tivily in the April cotton season, i sion plan. Morn (ban $1.200 in ^imlrihii- lions lo the. Easter Seal sale nnd drive for funds for crippled children have been received by drive c h n i r m n n George Wood, it was reported today. This f i g u r e is more, t h a n $700 less limn t h e lilf0 total. Chairman Wnod nslml t h a i the public thanks he extended to all -who .so gcner- niiKly contributed (n t h e drive tills yenr. and urged that anyone \vlio has not yet sent in a contribution, dii so as .10011 UK po.;KfhJe in order t h a t funds may be. \l\s- Iribilled properly. Duke ( i i i y Bus Strike Ends Today ALBUQUERQUE, March '27 i/Ti --- Albuquerque buses rolled a g a i n today. · Drivers it-turned to t h e i r wheels nt . r i:-IS a. m. undt-r a settlement, that will jiive t h e m more nimii'V a venr. what f u r t h e r action to take M three defiant witnesses who .ire nlremly under SlO.Ono bom! each for contempt. The t h r e e were Morris Kleinman and Louis KothKopf. both of Cleveland, described by die -.'oni- mHtcc as top r n n k i n ^ giintblors, ami Jacob (Greasy T h u i n b ) Cur.iU. Chicago Capone gaiiKster. All 10- fused to unawer Ihe comnillt^o's questions about underworld activities. Former Governor Dies In Roswell Home On Monday KOSWELL. March 27 (M -James F. Hinkle. a cowboy who turned banker and was sixth stale governor of New Mexico, died sit his Rosvt-oll home yesterday. Mis death nt S3 .capped « color- f u l career which included 3-j yeins I in territorial, city, county or slate j office. | Hinkle, ti Democrat, was govcr- | nor in 102:1-2,1. ; Iltis licurl A t f a r k i Death followed a pneumonia nt- t 525.000! tlu ' t t w o uri ' L ' lts a S°- After he HJJ- j pnrcntly recovered, heart trouhle Under the agivement, t h e A l l m - j dcvclnpcil and he succumbed to Ui« qiiiirque Hus t"o. will f i n a i half of. tho union's proposed h e a l t h am) Top-Flight Artists Planned For Las Cruces Concerts Game Assoriaiion To See Cim Movie; When the Game Protective association meets tonight, a special movie- on gnu-handling will be shown. Tilled "Trigger - Mnppy Harry", the movie is designed for boys 1^ years old through Hie teens. All boys and their mothers are invited lo attend. The meeting; is set for Lion's Park at 7:30 p. m. three Royal.Air Force bombers. Refreshments will be served. Attorneys Protest Refusal Of Judge To Conduct Campbell Sanity Hearing (,'ampmgn workers for the Grmvs C o m m u n i t y Concert / cifition were i'hiillrn;;e(t hy W Earl | IJce.m, president, to hrmg the association's membership back to the posit Inn it had several years aj;o when Igor florin, noled Imri- lune, expressed amazement t h a t so many persons in one conmiun- implications. He was the father of Clarence K. :iml Knlla R. Hinklc. both'- of KuswcJI. Also surviving arc two daughters. Mrs. Lillian Coll and Mrs. Vera Fiinisworth of Roswell. Mis.souil-biun innl educated. J nines Fielding Hinkle migrated at the age of 1!1 to Colorado City, | Tex. That same year he was n' mitiiH cowboys sent to round up I mmiermw cattle which drlfU-d J wcsit t n the Pecns river. I Ho found tut- country to his lik- j;. look jobs on several Lincoln county ninches and settled in 1SS5 near Klk. N. M. H« and Lillie K. Roberts, a Lincoln county girl, were married eight years later. .Moves Hoillt- Uy of this Kj7.i! wmild be members It was in 1»01 t h n l I l l n k J e trans- of t h e as.sudalior.. j f erred his home to Roawell. a busy The occasion of Item's remarks i r a E U o c * nistl ' u ' Ilcn: hc previously wns the "kick-off" .finner hel.l hist i l l l l i l J n i n o i t w l t h otncrrt in foll ' n1 - nighl as the Las Orm-cs Coimmm-! n l £ t h o F1I '' st National bank. He l l y Concert association got under became* Us president and remained way w i t h the sixth a n n u a l .Irlvn ! «lTMt"'i«n of the bank's board of for memberships -directors u t his death. Canvassers we're reminded o f ! '" R«l'llllon. M t n k l e likewise had tho appearances of such noted con- SCI v1 " aa P«*Wcnt «* the Ros- ccrl slnrs :IK vy.lliam Primrose. I w . c " U\\\Mln K and Loan associa- violinisl; Igor Clorin. baritone; I tion - I1(;( -' o; * Valley Lumber Co. and \7.ino Fraiirojicatti, v i o l i n i s t ; Rosu | ^ Roawcll l a n u r a n c e and Surety ALBUQUERQUE, March 27 iff Because of n 40-year-old kidnap- ing, another judge will have to be named for the kidnap I r i n l of Dr. Nancy Campbell. Dist. Judge Waldo H. Ropers. algnate.d lo hear thc case April 1C, plans to withdraw because he himself was abducted from his father's home in 1011. His decision was announced last night. Thfl more recent case againKt Dr. Campbell wan transferred here from Santa Fe at Uio request of thc district attorney's office. She Is charged with kidnapping Linda Slamm, 9-year-old stepdaughter of a well-to-do contractor, there last Nov. 10. Newspaper stories about his own kidnaping aa a child of .1 prompted Rogers to a»k assignment of another judge to the. Campbell rftsc, 'told a icpottcr, Tho Albuquer- que jurist, was ransomrd for $12,000 and two pien later went to prison. "My presiding might hurl, the, prosecution or ihe defense in .some way," Rogers said. "Anil It might not be understood by the public." TO cnoosi: .irnr.i: SANTA KK. March 27--l/Pl --A nc\v judge In hear I h e Dr. Nnncy Campbell ltldn:i|t niKr tit AltuKjiirrque. may lie decided on HUtncllnie todn.v. ·ANslstnitl. Dlhtrlct A t t o r n e y Unhcrt I'o.v, pnmocutor, said hft.u'oiild "itrobnlily" gel to- gcMUT with Defense. A t t o r n e y A. I,, /inn, Sun In Fe, sitme- llmc toOay. "f don't anticipate that \vc will havft any trouliie iijtrci'liiK on nnnlliiT ^iitlge to try tlm CftSC," l''0\ HIllll. S l a t e - n n d defense lawyers both urged him to stay nn for tile trial, and Lhe judge .-laid hc had no feel- jng which would hsivc kept him from presiding fairly. Rogem, son of si Las Vegas n t - lorncy. was taken from his mother's arms at, midnight. March 2f, 11)11, by it masked man with n pistol. He was freei! 24 hows later on p a y m e n t of thn $111,000 ransom, by his father. A. T. Rogers, ami "randfalhrr. Henry L. Waldo. The money recovered later. Thn kidnaping plot wfts traced lo Jn.srph Wlggfn.4 ami Will Rogers, K I -year-old uncle of Wnhlo. \Viggins, a pnrotod convict, and Will Rogers were Honlcnced lo fi to 12 jTitrn In pri.Hon, Tholr conviction, howcvrr, \vas for hi caking Into the lloRcnt homo, since New Mexico then had no hldniiplnfT Inw. One wns passed by tho next Icglshituru. ilnhipton, soprano, Die halhn Symphony Orrht-sjrii anrl many other top u t t r a c l i o n s of t h e concert world. They were »It;o rciuindctl t h a t i the caliber of next year's concert I proj-ram would depend entirely i upon their effort); to secure an many membershipH as possible. For jiriJion.s who -may nol bo visited by canvassers, a heudiiuar- t**rs is mainlalnrd from 0 \o 5 at tho Klcctrle Company; telephone orders mny hi- imuU- by i-alling All new subscribers will be por- milled to iillonii ihn next concert, which will be Monday n i g h t , featuring Connlanre Kecne, rl.sing pliino htnr. Mr.s. William Huyner, campaign chulrnuin, omphuiilKcs lhat no box- office Hales nrc iiiiulo. Altenduncft nt the concerlH In by membership only. I Funeral services will he held to- 1 morrow at 2:30 p.m. from Ihe UVslrum mortuary chapel hero with Dr. L. L. Lewis, parlor of the First Methodist church, assisted by Dr, Austin H. Crile, officiating. M.iKCMilo services at the grave- sldfi In South Park cemetery will be conducted by John W. Hall, a, former mayor of Roawell. COTTON M A R K E T (Courlrsy K. T. l l n n V P r - T o . ) ' "V (1»S« May July Oct. 4S.30 . ct. 40,77 New Dec. 40.23 Now Mar, -lO.Ofi ew Miiy 3[t,8. r ) 45.01 40,62 30.00 . 40.1D 40.0:1-04 New Miiy 3[t,8. r ) 30.fl5 HJI.SII New July ,10.43 3H.37 30.43

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