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Deming Headlight, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1953, Deming, New Mexico VOLUME 71 THE DEMING HEADLIGHT And The Deming Graphic THE SIDE Wersan wdy at taw New fee SUte are the an oa the Committee Report Dili NEW FEBRUARY NUMBER 9 Deming Graphs Dignitaries from surrounding communities have been invited to to we the movie TaH at the El Rancho theater lite visitors be goeste of the Kingdom of the Son the Commerce Chamber of and the local Tne filmed by Lippert of was made in the Deming last It stan Bridges and Marie Windor Several local residents have bit parts sad the in its was filmed in the Deming The movie will play at El cho tonight sad Saturday and will at the drive in Sunday and Persons who have seen a pre- view of the show say it is a ro- western made even more appealing by use of familiar to everyone County and in Luna Luna County Residents Make Selves Heard on School Consolidation By REP. RAY HUGHES To start I would like to discuss a few of the more controversial bills which have come before the this past House No. 100, introduced by Representative Montoya from Santa who is a car provided for the examination and licensing of car salesman in this 4 I received several telegrams from local dealers opposing this because it appeared to be less legislation as fair competition would accomplish the same The pass committee snd was brought to the floor fit House on Friday and was by a narrow margin and I with the I have discovered that the ate can reduce pressure bers of the Aa you ly the to split Eddy County was a highly contested matter in which members of both houses were put under able pressure but the Senate the measure and thereby saved thf House any consideration of the I was for this particular either way I voted would have made Luna County Interest The next is House No. 72 which stirred up considerable excitement in Luna The in restricted the consolidation of school districts and this restriction was by a provision which ed 20 per cent of the voters in a school district to sign a petition before any consolidation could be considered by state and local school I received letters I be- the entire adult population of Columbus and from tite shine School area requesting sage of this There was a similar bin in the Senate No. 52) and several local including bur County School Super- intendent W. D. Berry and Speir came to Santa Fe fov the Senate committee The night I received 67 tele- 32 letters and three long See LUNA Pate Wit To Legalize SANTA FE Luna County State Senator Robert S. Palmer told Deming Newspapers vis telephone that Senate No. 110 has received a not recommendation from the tee studying the The which would legalise use of slot machines in religious and charitable which could show a charter five yean has stirred up much controversy in the state; and it drew opposition from some church goers in Deming and Deming Only last week group made public letter written to Sen. in protest of the The ministers asserted that end never justifies the in the matter of use of gambling The was introduced by he to assist those which are having a hard time Palmer told Deming Newspapers that in deference to the wishes the local group opposed to the he would not ask further consideration of his Previous to the protests from the Deming Palmer said he would vote as his constituents wanted him to on the He said if he received no favorable comment on the and it came before the he would be forced to vote against his own piece of Roy Mrs. Otto Klaudt and the Misses Olive and Whitehall drove to Silver City to attend the annual ington birthday tea given by Jacoh Bennett chapter Daughters of Che American Revolution day The chapter was commemorating the golden of the organization of the Jacob Bennett chapter in Silver City in 1903. The tea was held at the home of Robert Her home is reported as one of the oldest houses in Silver City than 75 yean Happy birthdays Robert 2. Mrs. Ruby 1. Mrs. 1. Prentice 2. Belated wishes to Louis Cortege 25. Frank J. budget or of Public Service out of Albuquerque was in Goldsmith Heads Local Shrine Club life With To Be Presented Here March 7; Teachers Group Sponsors Play With will be pre- sented in Deming at the Smith School Gym Mar. 7 by the Coronado it was announced yesterday by the ing Teachers All proceeds are to be used to provide new clothing to safeguard the health and boost the morale of elementary and high school ers in The National cation Association recently ched the relief The American comedy classic With set a world's record when it ran continuously for almost eight years on Tom Loomis has been assigned the role of the blustering head with Ann Meek aa the Jimmy Reynolds will play the oldest of the Day The other sons will be ed by Richard Michael Loomis and Steve Others in the cast are Edna Marion Joyce Barbara Mary Jean Bo- Leo William Beem and Claude Announcement of the national fund drive for the teachers of rea by the NEA was made by William G. executive tary of the Although it was pointed out that no quote or had been each local association was to make plans to raise as much as The Deming Teachers chose the presentation of With as their method of ing funds to help as well as vide an evening of entertainment for Tickets to the performance are being sold by Deming teachers and also will be sold at the tain time is 8 Oscar Goldsmith was elected president of the Deming Shrine hib at a meeting at the Country He succeeds Fred Nunn in that Other officers elected were Claud vice and A. D. Goldsmith was vice pre- sident of the organization last year and Sixteen members were present at the election meeting which was followed with a buffet The club meets on McCan Billing System Gets Recognition Eddy County treasurer and two deputies were in Deming last morning studying County Treasurer billing and re- The system ed out by McCan has received all over the state and Eddy County is thinking of ting it in Mrs. Leslie treasurer of Eddy County and her two ties Miss Madaline Lovett and Mrs. Floy were explained the ins and outs of the system by McCan and his deputy Mrs. Rose Ted Mrs. Ruth Dane and Mrs. Jean Duval were in Tuesday for a training institute on new building ures for Public Service The organization is installing new IBM Mrs. Betty Simpson returned Tuesday night from Albuquerque where she spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. B. Webber of East who have been visiting Rev. L. Wilmer Auken this week left for nia Goodwill class of the First Christian Church met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Noyes day evening with 20 present fdt a business meeting and social Entertainment was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Webber of who have been visiting the Minister L. Wilmer They showed several reels of col- ored motion pictures of their vels and many of Re- were The next meeting will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. McBee Monday in the last Mrs. Hugh Stewart left for Dallas to join for a tour of the Members of the Training Union Service Co. i i Announced Here A budget of for im- provement to the Deming division of Public Service Company of New Mexico during 1953, has been it was announced this week by division manager Much of the allotted funds will .jo into improvement and extension work on existing Largest single Southard is for a new 7500 KVA substation to be at the power plant across the railroad The division manager said con- struction of the new substation will double receiving capacity for ing from the Bureau jf He said Public Service Company of New Mexico pated need for the new substation to assure having enough power for the expected growth here over the next four or five The Deming division of the firm had some services on its books as of Jan. 1, Southard That represents an increase of 173 services over Jan. 1, 1952, when G. D. Hatfield as State Highway Commissioner number of services totaled Red Cross Fund Campaign To Open Red Cross Fund Campaign will open in Deming and Luna County Sunday with a meeting of local volunteer workers and other inter- ested at the City Hall at 4 p. m. A picture will be shown on the activities of the Red It was pointed out by Mrs. Thelma drive that approximately is the goal for this She also stated that in the last year the Red Cross chapter here obtained emergency leaves for four service men in Korea because of illness or death in the was responsible for getting several local service men discharged be- cause of family is ting ready to have another home and baby course at the high school and collected nearly 400 pints of in the last two j Miss Johnson Weds Johnny Wilcox in Candlelight Ceremony An archway of ivy from which two large white wedding bells decorated the chancel for the candlelight ceremony which united in marriage Miss Joyce Ann son and Johnny Wilcox Saturday Feb. 21 at the First Baptist The Reverend J. C. Moore officiated at the Two baskets of white gladioli aside candelabras were also used to decorate the The given in marriage by her father Mr. Richard was lovely in the traditional white satin gown fashioned with a sweetheart long sleeves coming to a point at the wrist and falling in a short Her veil of illusion was fastened to the coiffeur by a double row of seed pearls in She carried a white orchid on a white Music for the wedding was vided by Mrs. Joe Bishop who and Love Yon with Miss Caroline Maid of Honor Miss Poole of El Paso was attired in pink She wore a large picture pink mitts and carried a bouquet of green Miss Bobbie sister of the bride and Miss Pepper Bacon were Miss Robinson wore a yellow taffeta gown with a yellow cloche and carried blue Miss wore green taffeta with the green cloche and carried pink Leon Wagley was best man and Teddy brother of the bridegroom and Jack Moore were Following the a re- ception held for 100 guests in the education building of the The serving tables were covered with a sheer lace cloth and centered with a wedding White tapers were used on each Above the table were two white wedding Assisting in serving were Mrs. L. W. Dexter who served the G. D. prominent Luna County has been to he State Highway Commission for a six-year had completed a two-year term on the commission ind h s name was submitted to the Senate for by Gov. Edwin L. Senate con- came this Hatfield was first appointed to the commission in 1951. Both he and T. T. Mann of Roswell were i for the six-year Vows Repeated The home of Mr. M W. S. Houston was the cene the marriage of Miss isy 1 arris to Murl Houstor Satui y Feb. 21 at 6 j.m. erend Fulton of First Methodist Church at tile Miss of Mr. and Mrs. Haul C. chose a navy blue Palm SL white hat and as ding Her i1 v. e.t white Attending the pretty was Miss Donna best Following the a re- ception was held in the H home with members of the lies in The bride is a of ing High School and is employed at The The bridegroom also attended Deming Schools and prior to ing the Air Force as employed El Paso Natural Gas Library Board Cites Need for More Village and County officials and school board members can look for requests for increases in their budgets to help run the Deming Public Library in the upcoming 1953-54 fiscal it appeared this The Library board has made up its proposed budget to present to the various agencies and by citing national board is prepared to show that a hike fa funds is necessary if Deming is to keep up with its library National according to the are per capita per year for minimum for adequate and for superior with a tion of about should have a budget of about for mini- mum the board What is the board operating on Well they have figures on Income from the I state and local County and Village and County schools for the year ending July 1, 1953 was Fines and tals of books brought another into the coffers of the aH our library has to Eastside News CRISTINA MOLINAR Mrs. Jesusita Sizemore and friends from Hurley spent day and Sunday in El Paso and Dennis son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo celebrated his second birthday at a supper ast Sunday evening viewing slides shown by Milton S. Leach of who is coordinator of Spanish Missionary Work of the Baptist Convention of New ico and Mrs. Leach was here with her Joe Carney and Sid Wells were fishing in Guaymas the early part of this Sunshine Thrift Club met re- cently at the home of Mrs. There were 14 members present with two A ered dish luncheon was served and a business meeting Mrs. Sara Alger left last week for a week's visit in St. visiting her daughter and Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Crider and her mother Mrs. Emma Reilly in St. Bishop S. M. Metzger will be at the Holy Family Church Saturday Mar. 14 for confirmations instead of Mar. 7 as originally Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Ragland and daughter Sugar of El Paso ped to see Mr. and Mrs. Bob on their way home from Arizona The are famous for their Pekingese dogs and had six with Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. campaign headquarters I Mrs. Melbourne Fewell and Mrs. be located In 100111 at thf j Oia served rear of the Public Service Com- Thp bride finished her studies left Sunday fo where he hab trans- ferred from San Mrs Houston expects to u band as soon as he a place to Set Last Ritey for Mrs. Norma Lived Here 71 Years A Deming resident for almost three-quarters of a century died at her home here Tuesday She was Norma Jennings of 700 S. Copper who died following a lengthy She was 72 years Funeral services for Mrs. will be held at 3 p. m. today I Funeral Home entrance on Pine It at Deming High School this will be open all day during the ary and will be graduated in Her son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. was graduated DAR Chapter Holds Demirs school in June r 1951, and was an outstanding Annual Luncheon member of the Future Farmers of The annual Washington Following a wedding trip to the con was held by the members of i Grand the young couple Butterfield Trail Chapter reside west of Deming on a ters of the American Revolution j Feb. 21 at the Rio bres Country Honored truest was Miss Carolyn Deming Hiph School I for the New Mexico Good Miss Dexter spoke briefly on the I Decorations for the table were j carried out in a cherry tree and team was expected to come hatchet The place through the first round of the painted by Mrs. Otto District 15, tournament last night ned out the same i The tournament is During the installation of I being held in Las in Tourney Play at Las Cruces The High School cers which followed the luncheon and program the following cers were install Mrs. Roy Mrs. Paul vice Mrs. M. V. Port Mrs. Otto The fighting were scheduled to meet Monticello in the second game of the opening Hot Springs met Hatch in the first If the got by Monticello Klaudt Miss as they meet a strong Priscilla Whitehall and Miss Olive five from Gadsden High of An- treasurer Three of the In two games this officers were unable tso be Deming has come out on in spend for ven by his Guests for the aries and one mem ber And here's some more figures the board will use to back up its argument for an increased budget the who worked six days each last year was paid only The janitorial service for the entire year was During that year book tion jumped from to and 244 new borrowers ed during the final six months of the fiscal Besides keeping up with current fiction and non the board buys reference sub- scribes to 20 magazines for Guest Speakers at ESA Wednesday Mrs. Dorothy Wehmhoner and Mrs. Thelma Inmon were guest speakers at the Wednesday night dinner meeting of Sigma Alpha sorority at the Rio Mimbres Country Mrs. secretary of tite Chamber of told of its activities and Mrs. Inmon spoke on girl During the business session of the the programs for the coining year were outlined snd a A television party for members their husbands will be held during the first meeting of March at the home of Mrs. Walter Members present at the meeting Wednesday night went Dorothy Evelyn Huel Charlene Doris Kay S. Irene Katy and occasion Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jose Salvador son of Mr. and Mrs. Salvador Reyes was tized Sunday at St. Ann's lic Church with Father Elias iga His godparents are Mr. and Mrs. Pete Relatives and close friends of the family were entertained at a per given by Mr. and Mrs. Reyes at their Jose Salvador's Mrs. Ambrosia tillo from Tyrone was in Deming for the Mr. and 0. J. Benitez and family and Mrs. Concha Delfin visitors ir. Paso last Jim Borden of Dove on the birth of a daughter Feb. 24 at p. m. She weighed 6 2 oz. Mrs. Borden is the former Catherine daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. The program consisted of played by a trio of Mrs. G. L. Miss Betty Winner of Burial will be in Mrs. Jennings was born Sept. 6, 1880 in Central daughter of Christian Krouse and Anges Campbell Mrs. Jennings came to Deming when she was one-year old with her mother and Her mother was in charge of the kitchen for the railroad crew at the old round house at A graduate of Deming High Mrs. Jennings studied and business m She worked as a here for the Deming Luter to where she a postal employee and stili went to where did bookkeeping It was in Miami that she met ana married Mr. Jennings prior to World Win I. Mrs. who maintained Deming as her legal came back home soon after World War I to be with her Following her mother's Mrs. Jennings continued her own living in the same house for the past 60 Mrs. Jennings is survived by a Mrs. Mignon K. of San and a Mrs. Agnes Camp of Tex. They serve with Tony Heimann of Tito dez of and Ralph of Jones at present is chairman of the crme Beming in 191 i from He stopped on year and purchased some intending to have someone else it. in less than a year he re- turned and started farming He has been one of the most successful farmers in this A graduate of Ohio State in 1911, with a degree in mechanical Hatfield worked for Westinghouse Air Brake in and for Lirk Belt of prior to coming to His 432-acre farm is located 12 miles east of where he lives with Mrs. Hatfield served three terms as county commissioner here in the early 1920's.and headed the AAA program for 18 5'ears. He is a di- rector in the Mimbres Valley mers Mimbres Valley Bank and of the Rio tr 1. viola and Miss Carolyn ls the They played of and Guests the luncheon included Miss Mrs. Albert a member of Dona Ana Miss Betty Mrs. Leonard Mont Armstrong and Miss Marion and Sand Club Holds Square Dance Mr. and Mr. Manuel were business visitors in Las Graces Mrs. Aurelia Valdespino and Mrs. Susie Davalos were Juares Sunday at the home of Mrs. Mr. Ernesto Valverde has re- from Bishop will be at St. Ann's Catholic Church for con- Mar. 15 in- stead of Mar. 8 as originally an- Mrs. Chester Named Fund Manager Mrs. Joe Chester has been ed to take the funds for the Girl Scout Drive during the absence of Travis it was this Mrs. Chester's address is 714 S. Sage and Sand Square Dance Those mothers who are helping j flub are havins n square dance in campaigning for funds are Mrs. i Feb. 28 the J. Leroy Mrs. Mae i City Hall starting at 8 Mrs. David Mrs. Harry Mrs. Mrs. Joe Mrs. Louis Mrs. R. H. Mrs. Mary Jo Mrs. 3. A. Mrs. L. R. Las Cruces The Litter j are favorites to take first place j Playoffs for third and fourth place at 7 p. m. tomorrow The finals will start at Local Help SC Council Council of is laying groundwork for of a LULAC council in ver it was learned this week LULAC district from G. A. along with Luis local Fire Levels Home Pratz A shower in the educational building of the First Baptist Church starting at 8 night for the Lloyd Praia family which suffered loss of all their possessions in a fire at their home Saturday of Both Mr. and Mrs. were at the Baptist Church that ing helping decorate the Church for the wedding of Mrs. brother that when the blaze broke out Cause of the Lich leveled And Mrs. Tom Mrs. George O Mrs. Carl Mrs. W. T. Mrs. Archie Mrs. Roy Mrs. Thelma Mrs. G. S. Mrs. Rip Mrs. Ted Lee and Mrs. Everett This is the first drive in two years for the girl of this has been collected as of Mrs. Chester urged all those with money to tarn it in as Out-of-town guests have been Acosta and all invited from Truth or I as Hillsboro and El Among tne out-of-town callers expected are Butch of El Pete Frank Doyle and all of Las During the evening more nite plans will be made for the SUte Festival to be held in Las Cruces Mar. 27 and 28. SERVES AS PAGE Young Robert Palmer Monday served aa a page in the SUte Senate while he was in Fe visiting his sued the Silver City group day night and reported very en- reaction from people there for of the Duplicate Bridge Club Rickman and Godfrey bridge were high scorers in the Duplicate Bridge Club's dual tournament session Monday night at the Rio Mimbres Country Their score was Second were UrsU Hamblin sad Ven Tyra with 61. Tied for third were Stell Mary Caroline shall md with wti not Church members said everyone is invited to the shower tonight Lindell Mitchell Wins Trip to Washington Lindell Junior at Deming High took third place in a national essay the UN Pilgrimage for Tooth which was sponsored throughout the country by the Mitchell is one of six youths in New Mexico to win an Be will go to D. C. in the The local will sponsor Urn on tht Mimbres Country Club and Las Graces As a state highway Hatfield is in charge of work in Donu Socorro and ron He has been prominently for chairman of the way commission should that group decide to this Manager To Be Transferred Coleman H. division for Mountain States Company in Demin transferred to the Tucumcari division of the it was reported here this The transfer is in effect a motion for who has been division manager here since gust 1947. Forester's place as head of in Deming will be Mr. of the Belen it was is expected in Deming Forester's trans- fer ih effective March 18. well-liked manager of the local has been with for 11 He started his career as a combination repair ma and His first post was here in Since Forester to Deming he has seen the number of phone services siow from 950 to The number of employees at the local exchan -e has increased from 14 to 30 the same Forester camo to the office from El who at 210 S. with his wife ana two says his family will re- main in Deming until suitable ing ran he in Umpires Association To Meet Monday Southwest New Mexico Association meet March 2, 8 p. m. at the Carpenters Hall in Bayard to elect officers foi thp coming it was Any one interested in joining the organization is urged to attend the 1952 members will be signed up for the 15153 season at the On March 9, association will show films on bast including Umpire in and the highlights of the 1962 world b- The group also announced that and expressed a desire te area during the this
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