Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico on May 2, 1965 · Page 20
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Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico · Page 20

Clovis, New Mexico
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Sunday, May 2, 1965
Page 20
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Tha Nawi-Joumal Pile* 25 Years Ago MAV 2, 1040 Chester Brooks, an outstanding director of large spectacles, will arrive in Clovla today to take charge of the casting, direction and staging of the Coronado En- Irada, Any person who would like to join the cast In the entrada spectacle is asked to report to the Chamber of Commerce or to Mrs. J. A. Noble, who is casting chairman. * * * * "Yellow House," 19-year.old cutting horse belong' Ing to W. D. Mack, Clovis livestock dealer, dropped dead y l s , u »* y , at Frlo . na ' Tex - The well-known buckskin, which Mack has ridden for 12 years, was apparently in fine fettle dosing the day. * * * * Tn a dinner meeting at the Busy Bee last night, Walter Howell was named general manager, secretary and treasurer of the Pioneer Days, with R. V. Miller as president, K. C. Lea and Lawrence Browden were named as additional board members. * * * * Postal receipts for April show an increase of $100.49 over the same month of last year, according to figures released today by H. A. Corkern. assistant postmaster. Rrcripts for tho year are $19,888.57 compared with $18,611.79 for the same period in 1939. * * * * Tho Clovis library was the scene 1 of a lovely May Day tea Riven by the Center Home Extension Club, Wednesday. 150 women from 14 communities gathered to honor the outstanding women chosen from the Home Extension Clubs in Curry County. Mrs. J J. Albright was in charge of thr program, and Mrs. C. V Steed of Clovis, first county home demonstration agent for Curry County, gavp an interesting talk using as her .subject "Then and Now". Police Officer Arrested On Wife Abduction Charqe KERMIT. Tex ruPI) - A, man who claimed to be a Los Angeles police officer was held ': Kxlny in the Winklcr County Jail, charged with abducting his estranged wife at gunpoint. I Sheriffs officials said the man »as Dornian Wayne Anderson. 28. who was captured after an !iour-and-a-half ncige of the house where he held his wife jinsoncr. They said Anderson arrfved in Kermit Monday from California. He was held in lieu of ; $15,000 bond. | Sheriff Bill Eddins said An- 'derson walked into the Winklcr County hospital Thursday and accosted his wife, Wanell, a records clerk. Kddins said Anderson told his wife, 'I'm going to talk to you one way or another." Man Shot During Rumpus SANTA FE (UPI) - A 23- jear-old Santa Fe man was shot Thursday by a service station attendant. Later in the day he was reported in "fair" condition in a Santa Fe hospital. Robert Salazar, 23. was shot by Manuel Gomez Jr., 21, of Pojoaque. Knock Over Displays Gomez told police a car driven by Salazar drove into his station early Thursday. The car knocked over several displays, Gomez said, and he asked the occupants to restack them. He said there were two others in the car beside Salazar. The three became abusive, Gomez told police, and two of trem struck him. He said he grabbed a gun belonging lo the | station and fired two shots, one of which apparently struck Sal azar. Gomez said he warned the i three before firing. Escape Blocked A police patrol car arrived at the scene as the car was leaving and blocked the path of the car. I Two of the three occupants i jumped out and ran, but Salazar ! remained in the vehicle. i Later two youths, 17 and 19, Iwere arrested by police. Sala- 'zar was taken to a Santa Fe :hospital, where he wai kept un; der guard. j City police are turning the lease over to the district attorney. Health Department Maps Mosquito Breeding Sites SANTA FE (UPI) — Major [of the areas surveyed. An esti- breeding places for mosquitoes | mated 80 major breeding places have been mapped by the State iwere reported in Colfax County Health Dept., which is outlining jand 50 in Santa Fe County al- programs to control the insects. [though neither survey has been The mapping teams h a v c 'completed, found the potential high in many ' New danger areas have been | 'spotted around Cienega in Santa Fe County and Ft. Sumner in DeBaca County. The department said mosquito control is a year - round ac- Artec Firm Low Bidder CtOVlS NRWS-JOtRNAL, Snmkfr State Extension Observe Homemak Roswell Lawyer Due Bureau Job? tivity in Dona Ana County due SANTA FE (UPn- A 27-year lo the ability of the insects to old Roswell attorney, scheduled ; winter over in the mild climate, to take a certified pubic ac-i 0tner kcy counties, including countants examination next|c urry chaves, Eddy and Ber- month, appears as the best prospect to be hired by the attorney general's office to work in the Revenue Bureau. Samuel T. Overstreet graduated from the University of New Mexico last year and is presently studying for the CPA examination. Atty. Gen. Boston Witt said i as far as he was concerned Ov- lerstreet would be hired. However Revenue Commissioner Max jGonzales was not so definite. (Gonzales said he was "favorably impressed" with Overstreet, but could make no decision un- jtit after exam. SANTA FE - Ray L. Atchi s&n Construction Co. of Aztec ;was apparent low bidder for the second time Wednesday on construction of an air strip at 'El Vado Lake State Park. Alchison, Republican state representative from San Juan County, bid $28,558 for construe- tion of a SOOO-bylSO-foot runway and parking apron to be located about .three miles northeast of El Vado Dam. His offer was lowest of eight received. Atchlson also was low with an alternate bid of $31,633, which would include an oil seal on the graded runway, Bids on the project first were opened last November, and Atchison was the sole bid at that time. But his November bid was rejected as being above available funds. Same revisions were lo speed up replies to letters!made before Wednesday's bid i opening. nalillo, conduct seasonal programs beginning with the first evidence of breeding. New programs are planned this year in Valencia and Socorro Counties. Quicker Replies To Taxpayers 1 SANTA FE - State Bureau of Revenue officials recently were admonished by Deputy Commissioner Gerald Brown ROSWELt - May 2 0.8 been designated "£*lefisl6n Hoffiefflikeri Week" and wiB tos observed by the 4400 members of the Extension Clubs throughout the state, accorofiftg Jo Mrs. T. B. Korsmo, pftfident of the w Mexico Extension Homemakers Council. ' Observances will be planned to call attention to activities and programs of the 2'Sfe-jExlenslon Clubs In the state, j said, the clubs ace,organized ties. FttfiCtlofiS ife 19 economies 'jSwMrwm»%i needs el {he _ educational progra ed by home de agents and experts With thai Extension Service, FOft FAST ' CHECK ADS Our Want Ads Sell from taxpayers. Brown, in a memorandum to bureau directors, district managers and supervisors, said: "There have been several instances where we have failed to answer correspondence from taxpayers within a reasonable time. "This has resulted in irate letters written directly to the governor and to the commissioner of revenue. . ." He suggested that if an answer cannot be • given within three working days, an interim reply should be sei|t to payer. : State Aviation Director Bob White said 56.38 per cent of the construction funds will come from federal sources, and the remainder from the state aviation fund. VISITS FRANCO MADRID (UPD - Former Sen. Barry Goldwatcr of Arizona called on Generalissimo Francisco Franco Wednesday. Goldwater declined comment on his talks with the Spanish chief of state. Home of Dole Lee Sherwood Metnofio Clovis' Most Experienced Funeral Director Troy L. Sherwood 920 Main St. Charles V. Sherwood Ph. 762-4435 .if 5 McDaniel's INC. PRESENTS Give Mother A Lasting Gift! 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