Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on January 2, 1972 · Page 14
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Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico · Page 14

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Sunday, January 2, 1972
Page 14
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14 pe 14-l^t Crucc* Sun-News -Sunday, January 2, 1972 THE MAYFIELD Trojans were a big story over the past year. The underrated team went all the way, and captured the state AA.AA football title. FORMER LAS CRUCES resident Robert Rosenbloom was buried in Las Cruccs after he was murdered in the line of duty as a.New Mexico State Police Officer. His alleged assailants hijacked a plane to Cuba in order to make their escape. A MAJOR FIRE in Las Cruccs burned down the Kau Kau Hale restaurant in the spring, while it was being remodeled. Sun-News Cameras Record 1971 (Continued From Page 13) loo many mistakes were the main reason Dial Hie report was unsatisfactory. 14--The NMSU Board of Regents announcedlhat 2G acres of land near the campus would be put up fnr bids for housing dev e l o p m e n t a n d c o m m e r c i a l units. 20--The El Paso Electric company refused a proposal by the I«ns Crunes City commission In continue work in the Urban UeTK'wnt area under a conditional payment clause in ils agreement. UH conduit installation was t h e point of concern, as (Jli work was s t i l l hailed due to the controversy. 27--More t h a n 525,000 worth of pure heroin was confiscated and two Mexico men were arrested by local Melro agenls and Slate Police. They were arrested on charges o f s a l e of heroin and coca in following a three day surveillance. WTOHKH Work was resumed on Urban Hcnewal projects as controversial conduits were installed following an interim agreement between UK and El Paso Electric, while Thomas K. Mason was arrested and charged wilh first degree murder. The Jacobs company learned the county did not want to pay for past services. 5--In.slallalion of u t i l i t y lines in the Urban Renewal area got under way afler the city commission granted an extension lo a preliminary agreement with ICI Paso Electric Company. It was understood that if a court rules it unconslitulional for the cily lo pay for relocating Ihe lines, Ihe Electric Company will refund the cily's payments, Work bad been halted for a m o n t h . 10--Thomas K. Mason was arrested and charged w i l h first degree murder in connection wilh the .shooting death of Ed- mimtln Hidalgo. Mason, 19, was a sludenl at New Mexico Slate University, claims his residence ns New York City. 15--The four Corners Itegton- al Commission approved a $39.000 grant lo the slate of New Mexico for an impact s t u d y on Ihe economic effects of Ihe pro posed port of Anapra. New Mexico Slate University will conduct the study. 20--The County Commission informed Jacobs Reappraisal firm it had determined not to pay Ihe complete balance owed to the company for property reappraisal here. The commission said it was dissatisfied with Ihe company's work. A balance of approximately $50,000 was outstanding to the company. 20--The Las Cruces Urban Renewal Agency filed suit in dislrict Court demanding that Ihe El Paso Electric Company and Ihe Mountain Stales Tele- plwne Co. be required to pay fori Ihe relocation of utility lines irjl Hie downtown area. Cruces Urban Renewal Agency offered Ihe Las Cruces Doard of Education 5210,000 for Lucero Elementary Schcol and the land on which it is located. N O V K M R K R S l a l c Policeman Robert Rosenbloom, formerly of Ihe Las Cruces Police Department and Mesilla Park Branch of New Mexico Slate Police, was slain while making a routine stop west of Albuquerque, llo sen bloom's alleged slayers, described as black militants, hijacked a jet-liner from Albuquerque in late November to Cuba. 3--A Halfway House for treatment of alcoholics was established by the Southwest Mental Health Center. 7--Rudy Armstrong, Urban Renewal Agency director, was indicted by Ihe grand jury of 13 counts of violation of Ihe state's purchasing act. Sierra and Socorro Counties have indicated they would join the SRGAl'C to make a three- county organization. 8--Gas curtailment hearings began loday in Washington, before Ihe Federal Power Commission. 10--The Greater Agricultural Income Now (GAIN) entered . phase two of Ihe self-help agri : cultural program for Dona Ana, El Paso, and Hudspelh Counties. I I -- A n d r e w Madrid, 26, of Dona Ana was shot and killed in a bar Ihcrc. Police arrested Manuel C. Madrid, 52. in connection wilh Ihe shooting death. 18--James Whiltenburg, 41, foreman of the NMSU Jornada E x p e r i m e n t a l Range, was found shot to death today. The sheriff arrested his 16-year-old son in connection wilh the death. Mike Gonzalcs, head of Ihe Melro Squad, was elected head of Ihe Federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs in Washington. 19--Mayficld Trojans beat Iloblis in district football playoff, 19-15. 21--Gen. Hugh M. Milton, who donated his collection lo the NMSU Library, svas honored today in feslivilies at NMSU. 2 5 -- M a y f i e l d H i g h School Ttpjansrwon .the stale football o f e a t i n S e: 24- D E C R M H K H December news was highlighted by Ihe indictment of Las Cruces Police Chief Ben Silva on charges of falsifying inform a t i o n on an expense voucher amounting to $CO. 9--An unidentified man was found shot in the head along 1-25 at Lohman Slrcel. He died shortly afterwards in an El Paso hospital. The man has yet lo be identified by police. 27--Las Cruces hns refused a request by the El Paso Natural Gas Co. to make a report on Ihe environmental impact of a proposed curtailment of gas service lo IhecityvMayor T.J. Gra^ ham said llft^.tFetri^cp.njpa' : is heller suited lo"submitd i port itself. ttf,: A DROUGHT parched the southwest during much of the year, but the rains finally came in the summer, and when they did they came abundantly. ANOTHER MURDER was in the news as Edmundo Hidlago was found shot. The man accused of the killing, (right) Thomas Mason, talks to his attorney Ray Regan . (center) and Sheriff Dilyfi|tcoi(Ie|ll) shortly before the Grand ilgfiiuoa - aDwjT^aii?st-:degree_rnurder indictment against him. ' "" " ON REGULAR PASSBOOK ACCOUNTS. No minimum Notice Required For Withdrawals ATTENTION RETAILERS 22"x28" Base Price Information Required Posters Available at RB Printing Co. 825 E. Spruce Ave. 523-1704 Ask About Our Certificates Paying From 5!4 to 6% ^^·MMHMBMMM All Rates Are Annually With Dividends Paid Semi-Annually WHERE YOU SAVE DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE iDona Ana Savings AND LOAN ASSOCIATION -/·- THURSDAY JULY 22"' ALL PERSONS VETOING M E D I C A L CAR SHOULD. 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