Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico on May 11, 1966 · Page 3
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May 11, 1966

Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico · Page 3

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King Accepts Pest As Demo Party Chairman For Election 0 A rVr*^ A *^1P5 t + >pf\ # i »* • . . Speaker Bruce King, l)-Santa Fe, today said he would accept an appointment to head New Mexico's Democratic party as chairman during the coming general election campaign. King would replace former Gov. John E. Miles ?n the post. Miles last week announced he would resign as state chairman this summer. "If they want me to be chairman and offer it to me I expect 1 would accept," King said. King also said he would be seeking reelection as Speaker of the House in the New Mexico Legislature. He has served since 1963 in that post. King's selection for the post reportedly came from T. E. (Gene) Lusk, the Democratic party's choice for governor in last week's party primary election. King earlier had been a candidate for governor but withdrew after the pre-prymary convention to place his support behind Lusk. _King was very active in the Santa Fean Dies In Viet Nam WASHINGTON (UPI) - The Defense Department announced Monday Army Pfc. David Carpenter of Santa Fe died in Piet Nam from non-combat causes. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carpenter. Lusk, traveling thrtnighotit the state in support of the Carlsbad attorney. King currently is a democratic candidate for reelection to the New Mexico House of Representatives. He is opposed by Willie V. Ortiz, GOP State Vice Chairman and a Santa Pe grocer. Miles made his announcement of resigation last week following the Democratic primary election. He said the party's state central committee wmild receive his resignation July 16 in Albuquerque, a tentative meeting date. "I'll always help the Democratic party." Miles said, "but I want to be relieved of this responsibility." Miles last year submitted a resignation, but it was rejected by party leaders at a Saftta Fe meeting, and the one time gov ernor and congressman was re tained in the post. Crops Endangered By Moisture Lack By United Press International Lack, of sufficient moisture has endangered New Mexico's dryland wheat crop, the U. S. and New Mexico Agriculture Departments said Monday in their weekly crop report. Harvest of the majority of wheat in the southeast portion presently was unlikely because of little springtime rains, the agencies said. Irrigated wheat, however, was in good condition statewide with a large per cent heading out. Approximately 70 per cetvt of the cotton crop is planted with 35 per cent up to stand. Surface and subsoil moisture through the state was short with 'only a few isolated exceptions. Light rains last week .brought some relief to central and north east portions of the state. Onion harvesting will begin ir> late May. Ranges are in fair condition but badly In need of rain. Livestock are in poor condition as range feed continues affected by lack of rain. fTHome of Dole Lee Sherwood Memorial I/SHERWOOD ; Mortuaru -_— * M C -*— * c/ov/v Only 100%' , Home Owned Mortuary Troy L Sherwood 920 Main St. Charles V. Sherwood Ph. 762-4435 Coin Picks Winner ALBUQUERQUE (UPI) - A flip of a coin put Atbuquerquean Robert C. Haner in the New Mexico Legislature today. Haner and Mrs. Irene Mathias, both Democrats, tied in last Tuesday's election in their race for nomination to the state Senate. Both had 988 votes. Both waived their right to recount today before Dist. Judge John B. Me Manus, each drew a slip of paper to determine who got heads and who got tails and then the judg tossed the coin. Haner had drawn heads and that's how the coin landed. Up A Alley? A LOST Ad Will Lead You Out! Chapel Nannrt OnNMMICampm ROSWELL Military Institute hits selected Rowland Associates, « architectural firm, to design a $600,000 chapel to be tmtlt w the NMMt camfitis. The inter detiomiflatioTtal chapel will seat about 2000 when finished Rowland Associates will require a minimum of six months to complete plans fot the construction, bxit a pfelimin ary plan is expected by the end of this month, an Institute spok esman said. The chapel, to be dedicated to cadets who have died serv ing the United Slates, will be financed by donations and pledges. Rowland Associates was selected from 10 New Mexico archi tectural firms who made pros entations before the Institutes chapel fund cabinet. Young Pair To Be Tried As Adults ALBUQUERQUE IUPI)— De claring the court must protect the public, Dist. Judge Edwin Swopc Monday ordered two 17- year - old Aibuquerqueans to stand trial in district court for murder as adults. The two are Ross Lucero, son of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Gutierrez and Herman Madrid, son of Mrs. Laura Madrid. The two, along with 20 - year - old Gilbert Kspinosa were charged with the shooting death of Louis II Padilla. 29, of Albuqquerque April 21 at an Albuquerque service station. Espinosa had been charged with murder earlier, and the complaint was amended to include the two teenagers. Judge Swope made the decision after commenting the two were "not fit for reformation." They were expected to be arraigned today.. Students Bury Time Capsule ROSWELL (UPI) -Eighth grade students at Roswell Junior High School have buried a time capsule to be opened in the year 2000. It contains James Bond novels, a Batman comic book and pictures and recordings of the Beatles. State Delegates To DALLAS (IfPt)- New Mexico's 10 delegates to the ifth an- noal imernattotTirl Sciitiets 6«nge, If, Lwlfrgton; Alton ,lt« GtJfi*ates, 18, Satitt fty Httft* arrived in Dallas Meftday and try Berry Garrett, 18, began setting tip their exhibits. * ~ " They are Scott Jenkins, _.. Jeffrey Harris, 17. Barbara Hanson, 17, VV. A (Bill) Stub- bleftetd, 17, alt of Albuquerque; Mike Bates, 18, of Bayard; fiiil and Rena Mae Bonetn, 18. Awards fw the three atteierfe*. Hearth Among the group only Benge is a fair veteran, winning a re* tffl be presented Thortttey. and gional fait lasf y»af and attend special awards and overt! 1 ing the lntetttatio««t Fatf fti St. awards will be omerUetf Louis, They wilt cfdfftpete In a flEWRI ADDING MACHINE REPAIR GOODMAN Office Supply I 1212 Main—Dial 7f Considering a "six"? Yet want a car with style ; size, performance too? It's here for von; Low-priced Olds F-85! SEE YOUR OLDS DEALER... 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