El Paso Herald-Post from El Paso, Texas on February 19, 1976 · Page 35
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n (.' ';i.m Two h o El Paso youth delegates attend state conference El Paso's Hi-Y and Tri-Hi-Y club delegates to the State Conference of Youth and Government in Austin, today through Sunday were officially commissioned by State Representative James J. Kaster Jr., in a meeting of the 110 youth and adult delegates at Central YMCA. Kaster serves as Chairman of the local YMCA Youth and Government program. El Paso's delegation represents clubs affiliated with Northeast, Central and East Valley Y Branches of El Paso. ' CURRENTLY serving as Youth Governor is Clark Lowenfield, president of Daapic Hi-Y Club at El Paso High School. Clark was elected at last year's State Conference. Margaret Byers of Aurora Tri-Ki-Y Club at Irvin, hopes to succeed Clark as Governor in elections Saturday night at the Governor's Banquet. The Conference opens tonight in the House of Representatives chamber of the capitol building. More than 800 youth and adult delegates will hear Clark Lowenfield's opening address, and the swearing-in ceremonies for the elected state officials will take place immediately thereafter. In the legislative phase of the conference, bills which have been written by the delegates will be referred to the proper committee where they will be presented by their authors. If reported out favorably, the bills will go to the floor of Senate and House for debate and final vote. While the vast majority of these bills go no further than the state conferences, many of them have been picked up by adult legislators in the various stales and have become laws affecting all of us. WHILE THE legislative program is holding forth in the capitol chambers, the wm m COMMISSIONED Receiving official commissions to the State Conference of Youth and Government from State Rep. James J. Kaster are, from left: Eugenia Arriola, Interclub Council president and member of Ria Leb Tri-Hi-Y at Bel Air; Janet Baker of Northeast Y, who will serve as Chief Clerk of the House, Lane Barnett, Central YMCA Youth Program Director, and David Arditti of Daapic Hi-Y at El Paso High School, will serve as a lobbyist. judicial phase of the program will take place in the district court and the Supreme Court buildings. Julie Palafox of Otterol Tri-Hi-Y at Lorelto will serve as county judge in one of the, courts, assisted by Valerie Wallace of Ymedaca Tri-Hi-Y at Loretto, as the bailiff, and an attorney team composed of Kathy McCann and Joanne Lovas, also of Otterol. Northeast Branch 'Y' will furnish an attorney team for one of the court trials. They are Diana Sivak and Barney Murray. Other judicial delegates will serve as witnesses and jurors for the mock trials. Annette Fiorro, president of Ymedaca at Loretto, hopes Lo be elected to serve as Supreme Court Justice in balloting which, will take place on Thursday evening of the weekend Conference. Tina Smith of Northeast Branch Y will serve in Austin as the Appeals Attorney. The third phase of the training experience at Austin will be the News Media. Susan Flores. of Ymedaca Tri-Hi-Y Club, was . chosen to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the Conference newspaper as a result of having the best news article submitted from the nine Districts of Texas. She will be in charge of a crops of district editors and reporters who will glean their news from all phases of the Conference. Thirteen adult advisors and Y.M.C.A. staff members will accompany the El Paso delegation. These include Dick Gingery, Executive of the East Valley Branch, Lane Barnett, Central Branch Youth Director, Anna Wood, program coordinator of Northeast Branch, Mrs. James Dight, program coordinator of Central Branch, Lita Lawrence, program coordinator of East Valley Branch and advisors: Theresa Ann Lcdhl, Sheryl Ewcll, Helen Campbell, Jerry Estrada, Sandra Hight, Francte Fitzgerald and Sylvia Mata. E.P. gets booze tax money The City of El Paso will receive a check for $58,906 and the county a check for $60,882 as their shares of the 10 per cent mixed drink tax lor me .uciober-ue-cember quarter of 1975, Texas State Comptroller Bob Bullock announced, The payments were part of checks totaling $2.7 mil lion mailed to 186 counties and 300 cities in Texas. Cities get 15 per cent of the tax collected within city boundaries, and counties get 15 per cent of all the tax collected from unincorporated areas. The re mainder, SB. 5 million in the last quarter of 1975, went into the state's general revenue fund. ! THE TOTAL revenue in the County amounted to $-105,881 and in the City is totaled S392.70B. The Town of Anthony re ceived $S. 19 oil revenues its boundary of $41.25. Forum continues to boycott Coors EL PASO HERALD-POST, Thursday. February 19. 1976 The local chapter of the American GI Forum has released a statement over the signature of Antonio G. Morales, national chairman, that it will continue the boycott against Adolph Coors Co. until the GI Forum of Colorado is satisfied that the company will meet its employment and social obligations. American GI Forum was the first Mexican-American organization to push for boycott of the beer company because of its employment patterns. SAID MORALES "We, the Forum, will not be bought off, nor will we be baited by Mr. Joseph Coors, to engage in a public fight against our brothers simply because some were convinced that the leopard had changed his spots." A release earlier this week from the National Congress of Hispanic American Citizens said a recommendation had been made by 95 Spanish-speaking organizations to end the boycott, including the American GI Forum. Library will meeting 10 "The Library system will have no trouble meeting the 10 per cent attrition manpower cutback dictated by the Don Henderson administration since it has an annual turnover of close to 23 per cent. Director of Libraries John Wayne Smith explained the situation to the Library Assn. board of directors yesterday. Smith said some other city departments may have trouble making the cutback level since they have turnover rates as low as 2.5 per cent. He said it would take them up to five years to meet the level by normal attrition. have no trouble cutback demands SMITH WILL meet with the attrition committee consisting of his council member, Mrs. Arlene Quenon, and director of the Office of Manpower and Budget, Robert Gabel, assistant OMB director John Young, and Personnel director Sam Navarro to see if the cutback affects slots already approved and which have not been filled. Smith said the Library system has saved $18,600 of its personnel budget already because he has been unable to get qualified employes for slots okayed during the last budget hearings. He said another 317,000 may be saved by the end of the fiscal year. City departments' attrition plans must be in the Mayor's hands by March 1, Smith said. THE LIBRARY Assn. annual meeting will be held April 5 in the Maud Sullivan gallery of the central library, the directors decided. They were informed of a bequest of $2,800 from the estate of Leo Brooks as a partial distribution of the man's will. The money is to go toward helping the disadvantaged, according to the will. Gordon; IN EL PASO SHOP AT GORDON'S; 213 Mi'!s Street, 0cwninwnNof1f'.gate Shopping Center Fox Pfaza Shopping Cenm 4901 Montana Street Cie'.o Vista KM, I-IO at Hawkins Also 137 N. ' Main Street. Las Cruces. New Mexico Shop Gordon's Coast to Coast. SsjJ 2-3-05-21 Tourism in tops $200 Tourism spending in the state of Chihuahua amounted to 5203,943,440 during 1975 according to figures given by Federal Tourism delegate for the state, Jose Quevedo Trevizo. That amount was spent by 7,802,000 tourists visiting the state both foreigners and national tourists from other Mexican states. Foreigners visiting Juarez spent $85,120,000 in purchases, while Chihuahua million $113,280,000 was spent in Juarez hotels. Foreign tourists visiting Juarez totaled 7,094,793 according to Quevedo Trcvizo's figures. Burton to attend , Bill Burton, administrator of Southwestern General Hospital, will attend a called meeting of the State Board of Health Resources in Austin on Saturday. Henry Block has a special reason why you should come to us for income tax help. If you received the Short Form for filing your taxes, our preparers are specially trained to determine if it's best for you If it is. we'll complete it at a very low price. ..because the simpter the return, the less we charge. H&R BLOCK8 THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE 3901 MONTANA 9344 DYER 6207 MONTANA 3300 DYER 407 E. YAND4LL MONTWOOO SQUARE RUIHPAIR CENTER Open 9a.m-? p.m. Weolcdqyi, 9-5 Sot. & Sun. Phon 5&5-UZ4 OPEN TONIGHT NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY 100 SUNLAND PARK 7679 N. LOG M 7012 ALAMEDA Sears FIVE PCHNTS 9400 DYER Pdras Oyr at WU! RirtH SUN RAY SEARS 9S1S Cartway Wt During regular tor hours i Mr i vr i . NBRHTi IB 1 I I J ft L IB . Redding feti Q IVc Accept. Bsrik AmcricinS Dinars Club Shoppers Charge jKjjiL Mtt'cr Clhtac Cine Blsnc'w American ExO'ds fcvL-MMIBI 5-FLOOR STOREWIDE TAG SALE Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 19, 20, 21 Welch Furniture is tagging practically everything in its 5-floor store with savings of NO LESS THAN 10 and UP TO 60! Come in, look around . . . check all the colored tags . . . you'll find bedroom suites, living room ensembles, tables, maltresses, dining rooms and dineltes, appliances of afl kinds and almost everything you need for your home substantially reduced! Prices include delivery. Buy on budget terms, take months to pay. LOOK FOR THE COLORED TAGS BLUE TAGS 10 OFF PINK TAGS 20 OFF GREEN TAGS 30 OFF YELLOW TAGS-40 OFF RED TAGS 50 OFF AND MORE Tog Sale prices applicable on all items except Magna-vox, MGA, Sealy Posturepedic and Simmons Beautyrest

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