Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 16, 1976 · Page 6
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 6

Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, March 16, 1976
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t GREKLEY (Cote.) TRIBUNE Tin., March U, By J.f. (Jacob) Diaz About the Chicanes Last Wednesday I felt like I was dipping my hands into history, t was making adobes to build our museum of Chicano history at Island Grove Park. Would you believe that something as simple as an adobe has an interesting story to tell about how useful it has been to mankind? Well, it does. The word "adobe" comes from the Spanish, but also from similar sounding words in Arabic meaning "to mix or smooth." Many references are made in (he Bible (Exodus 5:719), and other ancient documents to the word "brick," but archaelogical excavations at the smelter of the King Solomon mines in Aquaba -- to cite just one example -revealed the use of adobe bricks in construction. Although the Bible calls it "brick," also il tells of how, when (he Israelites were captive in Egypt, they used straw to make the bricks; and these could only have been sun dried adobe bricks. That, my friend, was about 4000 years ago! There's little doubt that the .Spaniards brought to (his continent (he square and rec- miiguiar adobe, but tiie Incus in Peru, The Mayas, Zapotecans, Cholulans, in Mexico, (o name only a few, knew how to build with mud and straw, plus stone. A good exemple that you can visit some day, is (he Chaco National Mnnumenl in what is now New Mexico, a multi-story stone and mud construction more than 1000 years old! So I was thinking that, making adobes, 1 was dipping my hands not only in mud but history, and was dreaming: "The museum that we are building at Centennial Village; how long will it last?" Then I realized that I was jumping the gun, for how long will somelhing (hat hasn't been built last? Amigos: let's build our museum. When I say "let's," I really mean come and help us or send us your help in the form of a donation hwau" 1 we are out of money. Our P.O. Box is f23. Help ourChicano Historical Society build our museum to Icl! the story and culture and everything that is good "About the Chicanos." El micrcolcs pasado al estar haciendo adobes para nuestro museo que estamos con- struyendo en el parque Island Grove, se me figuro que at meter las manos en el lodo, estaba metiendo las manos en la lustoria. Me creeria usled si cs que le digo que algo tan ociicillu ioiiiu lo cs un adobe, ticnc una historia intcresante que contar? Pues asi es. La palabra adobe viene del espanol y del arabe y quiere dccir "revolver o emparejar." En la biblia se hace referenda al adobe aunque se le llama ladrillo. (Exodo 5: 7-19). Pero u n a s e x c a v a c i o n e s arqueologica que hicieron donde estubieron las minas del rey Salomon, en Aquaba -- por cjemplo -- revelaron que se usaban adobes en la construction. Aunque la Biblia le llama ladrillo, en la historia de 1« Israeli tu cuando estuiv ieron caulivos en Eglpto se lee que ellos usaron paja para hacerloG, de manera que solo pudieron ser adabe* sacadot sol, y eso fue haver mas de cualro mil anos! Casi no hay duda de que lot espanoles trajeron a nuestro continente los adobes cuadrados o rectangulres pero los Indies tales cotno Incas de Peru, los Mayas, los Zapotecas, Ire Cholulas -- para nombrar solo algunos -- ellos sabian como ediflcar con lodo paja y piedra. Un buen ejemplo se puede ahora ver en el Monumento Nacional Chaco de Nuevo Mexico; un edificio hacho de piedra lodo y paja que liene mas del mil anos. Por esta razon digo que al hacer adobes no solo estaba metiendo las manos en lodo si no en la historia misma. Y estaba sonando, cuanto tiempo durara el museo que estamos haciendo? Pero me di cucnta que me estabe adelantando, que nada que no ha sido construido puede durar nada. Amigos; porque no nos ayuda a hacer ei museo. Hagamoslo! y cuando asi le digo, lo que le quiero decir es: "venga a ayudarnos, o mandenos su ayuda en forma de un donativo." Ya no tenemos dinero. Nuestra dtreccion es Chicano Historical Society P.O. Bos 523 en Greeley. Ayude a csta Sociedad a contar la historia y todo lo buens "a cere a de los Chicanos." 'Death, Dying' seminar sef at WCGff Weld County General Hospital will offer its fifth seminar on Death and Dying, which will be conducted by the hospital chaplain, the Rev. Anthony Herold, and coor d inaled by the hospital volunteer office. The first seminars have involved more than 80 people. There will be four sessions in the seminar, which wil be held 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning March 30 and running through April 20. Material to be recovered includes the grief process, copying with crisis, helping the dying person, fears we have about death and telling children about death. Also, a pane! composed of an attorney, physician and a person in a related health care area will discuss (he legal, medical and ethical aspects of death and dying. Hospital staff, volunteers and interested people in the community arc welcome to attend (he seminar. To sign up for the no-cost seminar, call 352-4121, Ext. 1623. JUSTICE BLUEPRINT DALLAS (UPI) - A 20- mcmber executive committee has issued a detailed blueprint for restructuring the Texas criminal justice system. CalledTexas Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, the 198- page report attempts to define what the system is and what it should be and includes legislative recommendations, which arc being drafted by the State Bar of Texas. LOWER Prescription PRICES! Bring T"*4-" L f c S S MONEY A t I and your lent (_\ I L. 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