Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico on May 12, 1966 · Page 6
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Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico · Page 6

Clovis, New Mexico
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Thursday, May 12, 1966
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News Features CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO, fhttfsday, May 12,1568, Page $300,000 Pact To Roswell Firm For 'Ranch' Job « A Rosvell firm hat been -awarded the bid for a $300,000 Addition to Retirement Ranch, Richard Snow, administrator, Sfennouneed today. «.The firm, Compton Cwntroctto 2Co., was the low bidder of the #ive companies offering bids and gvill begin construction Wednesday. ~ The project will provide space for additional beds, a commer cially equipped laundry, new offices, partial remodeling of iresent facilities, central stor age, complete carpeting of the entire structure and an exten sive landscaping program. The project should be completed in poppy Day |Tp Be Held Saturday -^Members of the Veterans of foreign Wars, their Women's Auxiliary, and related groups 33111 again be on the streets of 33iovis Saturday selling the fa- anlliar red Poppies. ^The flowers, made by disabled jjwkerans, are sold for whatever amount the buyer cares to contribute and proceeds go to t h e Veterans of Foreign Wars in Iheir hospitals and other projects. ;:Also parUclpating In the sale will be the Military Order of Cooties and the MOC Auxiliary. * <M- r--. i Distribution Of Pheasants To Be Held Curry County Pheasant Association will hold a special Sneeting at the Clovis Chamber 3ST Commerce building at 7 p.m Eriday. :c:"The meeting Is to schedule <he farmers who wish to have «ome of the 4,000 pheasants tha 'will be arriving from Wisconsin Bus month, released on their property," said Dale Jennings Association president. 'I,' Jennings said that residents o Clovis interested in hunting are tgged to attend the meeting s They may understand the goa of the association. The associa Son also is in dire need of ad ffitional funds for the construe tton of fly-pens for the birds Jennings added, t *'The fly-pens are a necessitj ft) Insure a successful release -'The birds must have a area where they can exercise and develop strength to subsis in this part of the country," said Jennings. TiThe New Mexico Department fit Fish and Game has offered send more of the rare "White ix months. The architect, Frank Stand' hardt of Hoswell has stated that he completed Ranch would be "facility of the future." ' The current building now holds 4 beds and employs 33 people. The expansion will house 100 teds and employ nearly 50 per- ons, including nurses, dietitians md other related personnel. Sowe announced that the com- eted ranch will offer three ypes of service, each separate rom the others. The retirement re able to care for their own icrsonal needs, the nursing sec- ion will handle those who are personal needs, the nursing sec- ion will handle those fho are mentally competent but in need if medical attention, and the nursing for the foregetful sec- ion will house those who tend o be less alert. Snow stated that the new addition will also be accredited by he Joint Commission for the Accredition of Hospitals, as the old Ranch has been, and will qualify for care of Medicare recipients when the etnded care program goes into effect on Jan 1. 1967. He also pointed out that the ranch is staffed by RN supervision and is up to date in equip ment and facilities. Retirement Ranch Is owned and operated by the New Mex ico Synod of the UNITED Presby terian Church and is governed by a board of directors compos ed of 18 members, two-thirds o which are Presbyterians, th other one-third of other faiths The local executive board con sists of Dave St. Clair, chair man. Wesley Quinn and Dr. Ger aid Hastain. Community Action Meet Scheduled There will be a Community Action Program meeting Fridaj at 7:30 p.m. in Bosbo Hall West Grand and Gamma. Dr. George Jones of Eastern New Mexico University will b guest speaker. His topic will foe "Upward Bound," an explana tion of this Community Action project which prepares shopho mores and juniors in high schoo for college. It is a program com parable to "Headstart," the Winged" cocks to supplment the highly successful CAP program present breeding progam. ' t ™ 1 — for pre-schoolers. Superintendent Receives Salary Increase City Schools Get $4,290,061 MUSICAL STARS — The Choral department of the Clovis High School under the direction of A. V. Wall, will present the musical spoof, "Bye Bye Birdie" in the Marshall Jr. High auditorium May 18-19. The show will star Paula Powell as Rosie and Pat McDaniel as Albert. Costarring will be Nathna Hecht, Linda Anderson, Donna Duncan, and Ronnie Smarella. (Staff Photo by Mike Schmitz) A $4,290,061 budget for opera- \ tion of Clovis schools during '1966-67 was approved in a state budget hearing here today with only one change in the original budget - a $1,000 a year pay increase for the superintendent of schools. Vernon Mills, superintendent, who prepared the new budget requests last month, got a salary increase from $14,500 to $15,- jOO a year on request of the Clovis school board. Alvy Smith, board chairman, who appeared with Mills before -larry Wugalter. chief of State 'ublic School Finance, recommended on behalf of the board that Mills' receive the pay hike. He noted this would involve only minor change in a few line items and the budget figure was approved at the submitted figure of $4,290,061. This is ?2,635,971 less than the current judget which reflects a $2,250,000 bond issue program. Cannon Pilots Set For One-Day Seminar Plans for another one-day physiological training seminar for pilots at Cannon Air Force Base, has been announced by base officials and the Federal Aviation Agency for May 31. Training will include both lectures and altitude chamber flights. Capt. Joseph G. DeVincentis, Cannon's physiological training officer, and Dr. Harry L. Gibbons, FAA's Southwest Region flight surgeon, assisted by members of their staffs, will conduct the seminar. Purpose of the training is to asquaint private and commercial pilots with the physiological and enviromental problems encountered in fjying the newer models of high performance general aviation aircraft. Included in the subjects is information on the effects of altitude on the and used. If the majority of attendee: have had the academic course a refresher-type session will be available In addition to the chamber flight Interested pilots may obtain application blanks by writing to the Regional Flight Surgeon lSW-300), Federal Aviation Agency, P.O. Box 1689, Fort Worth, Texas 76101, or by calling his office, telephone Fort Worth MA4-4911. A registration fee of $5 will be charged. Billfold Theft Mars City Quiet Only two minor thefts occupied the Clovis Police Blotter during the last 24 hours. These concern ed the taking of a license plate and the disappearance of some Police said a Miss Rayes, 520 West Street, reported that someone had taken her billfold from her purse. The billfold contained $20. In the other incident, D. Cone, 312 Pinon, reported that his car license had either been lost or stolen. The number was listed as N.M. Pasenger 5-3731. A $28,709 budget for operation of the Melrose schools also vas approved today, following he 9-11 a.m. Clovis hearing," Willard Moon, superintendent f Melrose schools, appeared efore Wugalter, along with sev- ral school officials. They inluded: Thursday's hearings -at the Clovis High School cafeteria end- d a week-long series of bud- jet hearings in the area. The Clovis budget also means t pay hike from $10,550 to $11,00 each for Mills' 'two assis- ants, Davenport Beasley, assis- ant superintendent, and Ribble lolloman, business manager. Clovis' 16 principals also will realize a combined calary increase from $132,709 to $147,706 -amounting to a hike of $14,977, or about $937 for each principal. Teacher salaries are to jump i-om the current total of $2,- J22871 to $2,242,911 for an increase of $2220,040. This amounts o a $200 base raise and provid- s for the addition of 13 n e w eachers. State Social Security Payments On Increase • _ .__.. ._ .*,« _i Ai»rt n*n f\~\ H WASHINGTON — Total Social Security payments to New Mex- Public Record body and vision, dangers of I ico increased from $50,179,000 in scuba diving and also of drink- 1964 to $57,474,532 in 19G5. Sena- ing and flying, decompression tor Clinton P. Anderson wjsjd- sickness, noise and vibration. "" '""~" '"' ° ' : Hospital Notes TFEDNESDAY ADMISSIONS: rjRichard Schoin, El Paso, Tex., Oftiical ^lara B. Shiplet, San Jon, medical HUither Hudson, East 21st, sur- gepy JIra Lee Haines, Tucumcari niedical .TBarbara L. Birch, Tucumcari, Hopper, Retirement Battery Charge Results In Bond IXharles Duncan Lawrence, 19. fit'Albuquerque was arraigned Wednesday before Dist. Judge C. Blytbe on an aggravated charge and ROOD bond charged with was continued. -Lawrence is assaulting state Policeman W. B£Rickerson Jr. on April 15. BJekerson reportedly had stopped Lawrence when the incident occurred. ^awrence hai been released oJB-the bond which is returnable 09 the first Moaday to October W a.m. f Arraigned By Judge Massey men were arraigned . ^ , iu before Justice of we f»ejce Waadel Massey on charg- unauthorized entry. 50, Hereford, Gilliam, 58, -Bdward L, Trull gad Araold pleaded imwceat w and $1,000 bond each Ranch, surgery Corinne F. Cooper, 3113 Mandell Circle, medical Joe Lowe, Albuquerque, medical Peggy J. Sherman, 1120 Gila, surgery Patsy Griego, 1417 S. Prince, medical Mary E. DLxon, 315 West Brady, medical WEDNESDAY DISMISSALS i Baby Girl Boone, 13Wi Rencher, Luther Cunningham, Portales Thelma J. Gossett, Portales Mable Miller, 422 Wallace Richard Schoin, El Paso, Tex. June Aandi, 3009 Horn Congratulations To Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ong of 132 E. Plains on the birth of a son weighing eight pounds at 6:42 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital. Traffic Accidents 12th and Pile, John Vasey, 30, El Paso, Texas, and Frances Minckler, 35, Clovis, $250 damage. Seventh and West, Ezra Dotson, 55, 3400 Jefferson, and Laquita Stevens, 26, 2218 West Seventh, 1250 damage. Suits Filed Albert Thomsen vs. Mel Billings and Mike Billings, suit on note. Southwestern Life Insurance Co., vs. Raymond Fred Mardis, et al, mortgage foreclosure. New Mexico Savings and Loan Association, a corporation, vs. vised today by Social Security An altitude chamber flight is included in tne seminar for participants who possess a current airmen medical certicifate (any class issued within the past year). This simulated flight to 29,000 feet demonstrates the effects of hypoxia and provides for the individual participant h i s personal symptoms of lack of oxygen. Civil aviation oxygen equipment will be demonstrated Commissioner Robert M. Ball. Recipients include some 6,215 additional New Mexicans who began to receive Social Security payments. These figures reflect the higher benefit rate authorized b y Congress in 1965 and also the insurance bene- the remaining rise in the number of beneficiaries on Social Security rolls. The total beneficiaries in New Mex- Anderson noted that $53,817,917 of the 1965 payments went to old age survivors ficiaries, with sums going to disabled workers widows and dependent children More than $4.8 million each month was paid to Social Se curity beneficiaries in New Mexico with Bernalillo County and its 20,939 beneficiaries receiving $1,417,219 each mouth. Othei counties receiving substantial payments include 4,610 Santa Fe County residents receiving $287, 676; 4,365 persons in Chaves County getting $286,972 and 4, ico were 79 159 as compared with 72,944 in 196i 248 Eddy County residents re ceiving $296,335. The State Public School Finance Division Wednesday approved a $271,217 budget for Texico schools and a $128,258 bud- for Grady schools for the 1966-1967 school year. Wugalter earlier Wednesday conducted a hearing in Portales where a $1,380,000 budget was approved for the 1966-67 school year. R. L. Journagan, Grady superintendent, appeared with oth er school officials in a 1:30 p.m. icaring conducted by Harry Wugalter, chief, public school finance chief, at the cafeteria. An hour later, A. D. McDon HARRY WUGALTER VERNON MILLS Archaeological Group Slates Annual Meeting On May 21-22, the Lea County Archaeological Society will host the 1966 Annual Spring Meeting of the Archaeological Society of New Mexico with activities centered at the Holiday Inn in downtwon Hobbs. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21. Nine archaeological papers will be presented during the day session. Speakers will include both amateurs and professionals. There will be a banquet at 8 p.m. Saturday, with hte Bandelier Lecture presented by Dr. George A. Agogir/o, Director of the Paleo-Indian Institute, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales. Melvin T m T-FT—— . A***.* * IJJ _ & fbey were bewg field Groj;z iaXurry Couoty Jail. J closure. Grosz and M ildred v - lie> nior tgage fore- aid, Texico superintendent, peared before Wugalter. Appearing with Journagan were Ed Sumrall, Grady school board president; James W i 1- iams, secretary, and members, Bill Queener and Arvin Wood. Texico school officials attend- ng the hearing were F. S. Thigpen, board president; Luther ^earce Jr., vice president; Dav- bers, Paul Skaggs and Wesley ngram. Other area budgets approved since Wugalter began hearings Monday include Ft. Sumner, $466,113; Dora, $214,606; Elida, >143,946, and Causey, $113,267. Conducting the hearings with Wugalter are Carl Whitteraore, Wugalter's assistant; Robert Esparza, director, secondary education; Ralph Drake, director, elementary education and formerly of Portales; Weldon Perrin specialist for PL 89-10, Title I federal funds; Jimmy Warren state training division, and Miss Mary Alice Eipes, of the New Mexico Education Association. Reece Cagle, Clovis, and John Hadley, Texaco, also attending the hearings as members of the state budget commissioners. On Sunday, May 22, a choice j' ed: (D The Merchant Site. (21 The Rattlesnake Draw Site. Tours will leave 1he Holiday ap- Inn at 8 a.m. and the trip will not last more than half a dav. ity to Issue an open Invitation to the public to attend. Science Fair Competition Looks Tough New Mexico entrants in the International Science Fair at Dallas, Tex. had to revise their exhibits after it was announcer, judges would strictly Interpret exhibit dimensons. The ssue was brought before the Science Fair advisory council by New Mexico Science Fair director Dr. Clay T. Smth. Allan j. pankcy of'Alamogor- do, Juanita Gonzales of Santa Fe and Jeffrey Harris and Scott ins, both of Albuquerque, had (o adjust their projects to fit the jii.-w guidelines. For those arriving early, an open house will be held on Friday, May 20, from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Southern Heights School, corner of Texas and Turner Streets, Hobbs. It Is not necessary that you be member of the Archaeological ociety of New Mexico to atend lis convention, and the Lea ounty Archaeological Society /ould like to take this opportun- HALFWAY TO THE TOP — The Bond Drive to finance the new church plant of the Kingswood Methodist Church reached $140,000 Thursday after beginning the drive Sunday. The total goal is $250,000. Shown with the chart marking progress in the drive are, left to rigfct, C. g. Stte- beck, Rev. E. Leonard Gillingham, pastor, John Reid and A. A. Westbrook. Westbrook is president of the Security Church Finance Co., the firm in charge of selling the bonds. The other men are the top salesmen from the church. (Staff Photo by Imogene Hearing Set For Driver Of Death Car An Earth, Tex., man, Johnn Wallace Garrett, 23, has poste oond and hearing has been se tor May 20 in the case of an accident in which a 23-year-ol Olton Tex., woman died. Garrett has been charged witt involuntary manslaughter ia th death of Mrs. Jeanette Jame Pelham, who was killed Apr 16 on the Pleasant Hill road whe the auto driven by Garrett over turned. Mrs. Pelham was a pas- All projects were judged Wednesday alternoon and the contestants wore interviewed Wednesday evening. A total of 10 New Mexico students are competing at the fair in a field of 419 finalists from 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, ami seven for- eight countries. Health awards will be presented today and special a n d overall awards will be presented Friday. 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Oscar Cantwell, student coun-i cil sponsor, said that the drive! Tti r.'irtiMf fil 'i off "4 I'll) Cas C[» .)7'-i '.p '4 1 S K.ihlxr .'to nff •« r S Sicrl .|.'i', ,ifr 'i. Xerox 2.1,'l'i ,ilt 3 t To Late To Classify FOR SALE: In" T.I hi* R.i\v -with ,*an<1, good as new. iliaii yi»ar old. '.'t;" wood lathe wiili motor. Small orhittj sunder. ', ini'h elec. drill. Sahra snur t\'!'h stand. Shop vafnum rk-aner. Sui ini'ri. pl/unps. Call 7ti'J-l!)S7. GERMAN SHEPHERD 1TPPIES f->r snip. S3 (-.1, Tail 7fiV-'.WlS or "tl'j 'Jl^ ;KKD RKTIMKII m.m tM~jv>vr~h^ith* vitii Koine business to ran small l"!s:ni-.v<! d'lrlni? tin, S iirnm.T months, fall «fi<-r IS:DO P.M. — 76.T71B4. 77—""* Fi'RNir.HETJ IM'PLEX. Inquire fii'J W. lOtb 78 LAROB l-BR f.rn. houst. Clean. TV ear hip. a!r . pliinibi-d for washer. Wa» ti>r. so-.vcr ,t garbage pd. ?.'>0 per mo. " ' 3S WANTED: VOUNO LADY to do part-time hois, work. 312 E. 7th. 7S 2-ttR. Ft'RN. house, wfw cnrpet. Floor Also 1-BR. Roth n:rtly him. Mint have vacuum. Ph. 7(32-2003. WAXTEIK—BABY SITTING la my home. 763-7&71 IMMFDIATE Prff.T nijvr'. Ap;>!y in p.-r O. lv. TIHF. OPKNINO TIKE MAX '..-J man. only. TOR SA!K- 8' r.-ulf. •i K\I1.KK .\L'l'i:i! VilUN*. Sl'AMNC. was thrown from the car when Garrett apparently lost control on a curve. State police investigating the ( accident stated that Garrett i was apparently travling at a high rate of speed woea the occurred. . will begin at 9 am. and that i 7 members will be patroling the residential districts and will pick: up any hangers from porches or steps of any home. j •' ''This is one of the ways that the Student Council has to raise Mum, •JIU V 16.1 ' l-*t J.MM1 III Ml lll-IMVti l.,r U'XiKhl I Tl It hhi'IJKS money to finish out the year." noted Cantweli. SChOOl iUJ'i'o nil I l»\ui!< n iv. tun] i;i: 3* MWf rtiiut*' I I l)J\r. Mil.* l>luMT r*

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