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Hobbs Daily News-Sun (Newspaper) - December 6, 1963, Hobbs, New Mexico Hobbs Daily VOL 37 HOBBS NEW MEXICO FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 1963 SANTA FE Alamos residents recently voted in o community owner Ux exempt electric and gu for the city The expression for more tax exempt facilities in Lot mos points up the situation in which the county is getting its share of state services but is not paying iU share of the cost LESS SALES TAX FROM LOS ALAMOS A recent report oJ the tion of slate sales tax the largest revenue the state has showed Los Alamos produced per person for the j month period covered The state per capita age alter deduction ot the tax on processing and on the re- moval of natural resources was Santa Fe County adjoining Los Alamos produced per person Figures from some other counties without extensive cessing operations or oil and gas show Curry Dona Ana Otero 9.18 Luns LEW BELOW AVERAGE The state receives for al purposes ad valorem Ux on each Of assessed valuation The assessed valuation per perm in Los Alamos is The average in the state to Per capita assessed valuation ta Fe County it is in Dona Ana It'll Rest On Bells UTILITIES ESCAPE mis IMPOST The community owned favored by Los Alamos Totm will be exempt from UM wt tai the slate lax and the of one per cent of cross revenue tax that goes to the state members of the legislature got through a law last winter granting their Clan H County utilities ex- emption from regulation by the state public service sion and from fees charged by the commission Bui did not amend that part of the law to give Los Alamos residents the right fay referendum to bring their under state regulation as Is provided for residents of cities with city owned utilities PECULIAR COUNTY APART FROM STATE IMS Alamos which exists only because of the federal AEC installation in the com munity and only about acres in erca enough to Braze 150 head of cattle has a long and growing code of special stale laws for its own peculiar operation which make H a county apart in New ico It has been facetiously gested that the county be abolished and the area ed to Sandoval from which most of it came when Bos was created in 1849 BLENDING PROCESS MIGHT BE GOOD Sandoval in the ISM census and Los Alamos arc about as far apart as sible in culture economy ical attitude A melting pot process might do them both good and make a jumping county out of slow eld Sandoval OLD COURV OPINION FORBIDS ABOLISHMENT The trouble with that Is that on Pift 3 Wj atJ 10 CENTS Hobbs Ma Dies In Rig Accident Christine Pleads Guilty Gal Sentenced LONDON Keeler the pay girl who almost brought down a British government threw herself up on the mercy of the court today and got month term in prison With her housekeeper and IT Ali are currently in the process of drilling more than 120 stalls for an unusual drilled and belled foundation for the Jl million Hobbs Motor Holel and Convention Center which Is planned for completion in the fall Tke will vary from IS to 24 laches in diameter and will be belled out at Ike to six feel In photo by Jim Hauls What docs it take to port a In the unusual case of the Hobbs Motor Hotel tion Center it will be bells There will be 120 of them located at the base of 12-foot shafts Each will be able to support a pressure in excess of pounds per square foot experts pointed out Actually the bells are part of the unusual drilled and belled reinforced con- crete foundation employed to support the structure which is planned for completion in the fall of This type of foundation construction Is unusual for pointed out W T ris associate architect for architect Norman M Ciller and Associates designers of Use vast project Workmen currently arc in the process of drilling the foundation holes at the con- vention center site located be- tween Dunnam White and Shipp Streets Supporting the motor hotel which will tower to three floors high in some portions wUl be numerous foundation shafts ranging in diameter from 18 to 24 inches which will expand at the base to from 36 inches to six feet in diameter Most of the more than 120 shafts will be 24 inches in diameter Harris said Each will be filled with concrete reinforced with steel The shafts will extend upwards to the roof of the structure literally at the base of the whole project arc the men who are lowered into the shafts to clean them out after an unusual rig drills the shaft and then bells it out at the bottom Precision Foundations Inc of Tex is drilling the foundation for the ect at the present time ing under J W Cooper Inc of Odessa general tors John H Jack Caward executive director of Investors Inc comprised of local investors who are the project pointed out Friday that construction is on schedule The construction is ned for 10 Caward said Groundbreaking for the ConUmitd On raft Town Is Dead But Story Lives By DICK Gallup Dally Independent GALLUP town has died but its part in telling the Christmas story goes on Gallup Mayor Edward Munoz Hill throw a switch tonight to Ight Christmas scenes that once dazzled eyes in a New Mexico town now crumbling nlo ruin Unfolding the Yule story in the city's Ford Canyon will lie many ghost town on New Mexico 10 of the colossal figures carved with childlike Mrs Kennedy Moves Today WASHINGTON AP Mrs imagination that once brought Jacqueline Kennedy leaves the the season to Madrid now a House today in sorrow and Miners of the coal town built almost to the hour after her husband wss siain in Dallas Mrs Kennedy is taking her from a goldfish bowl to the quiet life of a home on N Street in Georgetown She and her husband lived in the area before Sen John F was elected n 1960 When she moved into the ex- mansion on Jan 20 961 Mrs Kennedy's ior Mrs Dwight D er left a parting gift of flowers m every room This time the White House bears the black drapes of mourning in many of the stately the Christmas one remembers when Then population once persons ebbed away as the coal slipped with the ng of engines in the early 1940s The Christmas figures aging about 20 feet high were thoughtfully stored under the More than a year ago the Gallup began to with cn wings shepherds and sheep urning the color of dust and Jack and the Bean In place along the hills of HIE canyon they will tell their story of Christmas The began tho ect with city money but the Christmas Canyon became a community project City prisoners planted Yule Chamber of Com- merce donated stovepipes thai with paint became candy canes members of Local Union 13299 United Mine Workers erected the lowering bean organizations and clubs labor to paint and repair A sphinx flanked by s mid gazes down on visitors to the canyon even as the tian sphinx must have when the holy family fled to the land of salons They will stay there having as many as the Christmas am far away an Santa Glaus Candy Parade Scheduled Here Tomorrow Santa Claus makes his Claus tour will go to the under sponsorship of the official visit of when he he year to Broadmoor and Bel Aire arrives at J p.m tomorrow to lead the an Santa Claus Candy Parade Loaded with bags of candy Santa will be helped by members of local men's clubs in the distribution of to children along the route few at the taut West Broadway east on Broadway to Fallowing that Ow pint Centers Heading the parade will be the Highland Junior High School band and Fire Chief Archie Con- ner who traditionally is ary parade Candy will be hauled on a tract by he K L Con- Unction Co AIM m the will he a Plymouth U be given away at 4 p.m Dec M at the Hobbs town retail merchants Volunteers who are to bute the candy arc being at the New Mexico Oi Conservation Commission office 100 Broadway at p.m tomorrow Cundy is to be siren only la children of U yean or younger Harry manager ol Chamber of Commerce express cd the organization's thinks to oil industry firms who fii I a girl friend she pleaded guilty I to charges of perjury and con- to frame a discarded Negro lover She could have gone to prison for seven years ir more The stony composure of the girl friend of Minister John D Profumo and men in high places broke momentarily as she heard Judge Sir Anthony Hawke pronounce in Old Bailey Tears welled in her eyes and her lips quivered Paula 23 he girl friend who shares an apartment with Christine was iven a six-month sentence Their housekeeper Mrs Olive 56 was placed on ration Both Paula and Christine sad but were composed as two policewomen led them to cells to await transfer to prison In a moving pica for leniency Defense Lawyer Jeremy described Christine as a simple country girl who became he sexual plaything of men in today in sorrow weeks Dec 22 when the period of national mourning ends Caroline Kennedy 6 will be coming back every day for a while to attend first grade es at the White House school which Mrs Kennedy founded to ivc her children privacy and he company of other children heir age John Jr 3 will have to find lis play pals elsewhere now And there will be no more vis ts to the big oval office where lis father managed to find time For him despite the awesome of the presidency Their new house lent to them is piped Mrs W Harriman is a the Pharaohs A choir's song throughout angel walches over a figure for a permanent home in Wash kneeling among roses Santa Claus and his reindeer ride through another part of ths canyon The Star of David pointing its to a nativity scene was the gift of the Gallup Minis Alliance Extravagant as the selling is On Page S temporary residence for the three Mrs Kennedy will for a pc ington Cotton Ginning Hits Peak Here Car Hits Bus Girl Injured A Lovington High chool student was hospitalized fter the car she was driving rashed into the rear of a school us which had stopped to pick p a youngster near Lovington his morning her early teens He told the Miss Keeler has said quite simply to me from the Continued On S Foreign Plan WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson in outlining his foreign policy philosophy says the United States must be strong just temperate and tient Johnson made slalement Thursday at separate closed meetings with ment officials White House sources later gave newsmen list of his remarks The President who has been The 21 students aboard the ms were not injured Listed in satisfactory ion at Lovington Lea General Hospital was Elizabeth Lee 15 f Buckeye who was being for face lacerations the 1961 Valiant she was ng was demolished in the iap State Policeman M J Payne aid the Lee auto had left skid marks for 117 feet in a futile attempt to stop before hitting the bus Bus driver Henry Griffin 53 of Lovington said he had ped to pick up a child Damage o the bus estimated at All passengers in the bus were taken to the hospital for examination but no injuries vere reported appointments 10 an- a day slackened his public pace today and announced only three Scheduled to see the President were Director John A McCone of the cy and of Welfare Anthony J Celebrezze Johnson outlined his view o the appropriate American pos ure in foreign affairs at a one lour meeting of Security first in his later ex on the subject in a talk Wore 800 fop officials at tho State Department He told the Stats by Undersecretary of Stats and officials that an increased sense Lea County gins have bales of cotton up to day tte New Mexico Service in Hobbs has re- Of these bales wen produced on Lea County arms and the remaining came from farms in ad West Texas Ginning operations here reached its peak in the week ending today with bales ginned in this seven-day period Approximately 3 percent of last week's cotton was harvested by with Hie rcsl gathered by mechanical cotton pickers andj pullers The county harvest WES at tt per complete today Employment service officials Mid some need for ton hands with for six small groups of between live and ten workers each to pull bolu of hope had been developing during the final months of Ken because o what Johnson called a balance of power shift in favor of the United Slates I have not become Presiden lo give away this he said Johnson said another basis for developing hope reflected wha he termed advances in working with the Soviet Union Describing the State Depart as the central force in framing and executing foreign Johnson said he look to the for initiative in proposal energy in action frankness in m SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS SHOP FOR IN AD PAi f FINN WATSON to state board Watson Gets State Post Finn Watson longtime Hobbs businessman has been ed a member of a state advisory board to assist tubing board when he fell Derrick Man Tumbles 60 Feet to Death A Hobbs oilfield er was killed today in an accident west of Jal The victim James Bennett Kingston 25 of 411 West Mesquite fell about 60 feet out of a pulling unit rig investigators said The accident occurred about approximately three miles west and one mile north of Jal Deputy Sheriff Louis Bryan who investigated the mishap along with Deputy Sheriff R E said Kingston a derrick man for Inc had climbed the derrick to the He had his safety belt on the director of the New Mexico Department of Development The board but he fell just as he got to tht by law was selected by tubing board and hadn't Gov Jack M Campbell Campbell said he expects the group to play an important role in a program to boost the state's economy increase the tourist trade and attract new industry Watson is owner of the son Truck and Supply Co here An official in the Industrial Development Corp of Lea ty Walson said he welcomes the ed the belt Bryan said The victim dropped to the cellar at the installation hitting boards over the cellar and head connection He was ed killed instantly Bryan said Kingston was broken all to pieces An inquest was held at the scene under the direction of Jal appointment to work in the Peace Justice Linda Pendleton Investigating officers said the mishap occurred about one mile south of the Lovington city ts on Stale Road 483 Mother Helps Neighbor's Child Her Own Killed KANSAS CITY AP Mrs Dalford son was killed Thursday while she was trying to help a bor's child Mrs Vanzant was babysitting vith two neighbor children when one of them Byron W Hodges 22 months old drank some bleach She quickly put her son rey anu me Other two children n the car and started to a or's office About a mile he Vanzant home she swerved o avoid another car lost con- rol and her car overturned Jeffery was killed Mrs zant suffered severe head es fractures of the clavicle and right thigh The other two dren had minor injuries The Hodges boy had no ill ects from the bleach Country Club Sets Membership Plan Membership arrangements for who do not know how ong they will be Hobbs dent have been made at the Hobbs Country Club it was an- today The plan will work this way he club's board of directors An associate nr regular may be purchased on an annual basis of a year until the total membership fee s paid At the end of each year he member remains in Hobbs will be billed another un- til the fee is completed Kach applicant for such will be screened for proval by the board of directors An attempted break-in was re ported at the Union Bus Station iate Thursday Police Hid one had broken a last panel on She north door to the station which is located f South Turner Apparently entry not gained however according to police The incident was n at p.m Thursday state development agency have a lot of wonderful opportunities here in New Hex- co I'll be glad to do everything can to help in the le said Others named to the board were Ted Alamogordo Frank Burke Gallup banker Reece L Bennett For- ales finance official Henry J Gustafson Las Graces man Peter McDonald member of the Navajo Tribal Council executive staff at Ro- tert Albuquerque nessman Robert Nordhaus attorney and nessman and James W Albuquerque insurance and former state ator At 100 He Asks To Be Citizen COLUMBUS Ga mar Martindale a Briton who las spent 75 of his 99 years in he United States has notified the government he to be- come an American citizen March 25 his 100th birthday I want to show how much I appreciate the kindnesses and in he said Martindale who lives in a nursing home came to bus in 1953 He was born near A ruling of accidental death falling from the rig was 1 The site was described as a Oil Corp well Tract Friends said Kingston had moved to Hobbs about six months ago from Kermit Tex where he was employed by horn Well Service Survivors include his widow and Iwo children Mrs Kingston is expecting her third child the report said Funeral plans are pending Inc with offices and yard at 805 East as formerly was Bateman and Whitsitt Inc before the firm was purchased by Frank Pool of San Angelo Tex last January from Frank Baleman who no longer is associated with company Wife Serves Cop But MOUNTAIN HOME Idaho that I have received Patrolman Cal nard stopped off at the Mountain Home sheriff's office to work on records He felt a tap on his shoulder o Canada Then lie settled in Angeles where he says he conductors and early in life moved and was handed a subpoena to appear as a witness in a Dis- Court trial The subpoena was one of the first cable car server was his wife an Elmore County deputy Yule Fund Aided Homeless Family Your contributions to the Christinas Basket and tion Army Winter Relict Fund help many This assistance will go to such persons as the members of a family whose home recently burned The fire destroyed the rural home of this man and wife and their five children who lost their ing food and household effects in the blaze They were given the essentials of clothing and other the Salvation Army which could do this thanks to your generosity in the 1962 Christmas Basket and Winter Relief Fund Help Help Help Donations to the XI Alpha Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma II A Douglass W M Billy Walker Cub Scout Pack UM Salvation Army tf Fire If M Previously donated TOTAL TO DATE
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