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Hobbs Daily News-Sun (Newspaper) - January 9, 1966, Hobbs, New Mexico VOL 39 NUMBER 285 HOBBS NEW MEXICO 88240 SUNDAY JANUARY 9 1966 U S Planes Bomb Routes it Inside the Capital By CHARLES SANTA FE There's a proposed that has been prepared by the Governor's Advisory Committee on Stale and Local Government tions that could produce quite a bombshell should it ly come before the Legislature It could lead to the abolition of several counties Caesar Sebastian chairman of committee said that in lieu ol the extreme financial problems of several counties some measure will have lo be taken Sebastian is director of the Department of Finance and Administration The State Board of Finance has eyed several counties for sonic time bul a may now be in the making Although draft of Ilic proposed measure is not yet finalized according to tian the idea is rattier obvious Either a lax will have to get the counties out of trouble or they will be merged with other adjoining counties The latter solution is a cinch to bring on the furor Report 01 Meeting Points Our Problem In the minutes of the Dec 6 meeting ot the governor's committee It Is noted the lax assessor in Mora expects to increase eval by should bring In some more income It's pointed out however that this is still in sufficient lo balance the opar budget Sebastian noted thai the County reassess meill program Is still progress Ing and that assessors are presently checking some parcels of properly per day Although the proj eel is viewed as a pilot program it is not expected to bo completed until of In the meantime several o operating nt a loss are apparently being ver critically eyed and may tic corao the early victims of In merger plan if goes lor H Strictly by speculation in re gard to valuation and froi the ideas of some counties most likely lo b Involved will be Mora Guada upe DeBaca Harding and Sandoval Total Assessment From Last Report Is filed Valuation of the counties ac cording lo the repor Include Calron Di Baca Mora anil Sa doval Population could also undo play a part in tl expense of counties which may eventually fall victim to the merger Regarding the lower evaluated counties the Cation Continued On Puge 5 hree Streets aken Out of aving Plans By JERRY MARSH The Hobbs City Commission streets from the paving district No 9 nd omitted portions of two hers al a special meeting Kit Greater Hobbs Population Set Above By JIMMY COBURN The present population of greater Hobbs probably stands at more than persons on the basis ot public utility users and school attendance here Population inside the city limits The streets were deleted as a of protests filed with at a protest ig Wednesday Deleted from lie paving dis- id were the paving of Burk oin the north line of lie alley of Broadway to the soulli nc of Dunnam Grimes from ie center line of Main south to ie north line of Texas Street nd necessary transition south o existing paving and Cochran the south line of Casile vc lo HID north line of nd Road According o City Manager red Baker 85 per cent of owners mi the Burk protested per cent u Grimes Street and 85 per cnt on Cochran Projects partially deleted vere the paving of Burk from lie south line of Marland to ic north line of Roxana and no paving of Dunnam from Ilic -est lino of Burk to the ne of Grimes On the first project com- mission decided to pave Burk silly 250 feel soulli of Marland of all the way to ma On the second project it vas decided to end be paving On rage 51 Mercury Dips To Minus 30 A mass of bitterly cold Arctic ir covered one-third of the country Saturday sending temp again lo SO degrees below zero Zero or below temperatures icrc reported over wide sec ions from the northern Appala chians to north era Missouri then in a sweeping arc upward to Idaho The early morning's was 30 degrees beta zero at Hibbing Minn Son reporting points in northern Iowa had readings around -20 Snow fell in brief along the southern and easier shores of Lake Michigan Lak Erie and Lake Ontario At Buffalo there was snowfall of four inches ai South Bend Ind had a inch fall Snow flurries fell as far soul as northern and eastern Ken lucky There were clear skies froi the Mississippi Valley and Great Plains lo the hut rain fell along the Pacifi Const from Northern Californ lo Washington The warmest reading in tl early morning was at West Fla JOHN PENNELL to seek heriff Asks Second Term Sheriff John 0 last ghl announced he will be n for re-election sub- ct lo the Democratic s in next November's 1 election He currently is erving his term in office Two Attorneys at Lovington Cited on Criminal Contemp CARLSBAD Criminal contempt charges were filed he Friday in Eddy County district court against four persons of whom are Lovington attorneys They arc Merrill I Norton of 1100 West Avc H and Barton L Ingraham of 503 West Adams The other two persons are a Carlsbad man and his wife John R Joyce and Elizabeth P Joyce s sheriff Prior lo is estimated at The last census was taken ri March ot 1550 showing that persons lived within the ily limits The new estimate hows an increase inside the city limits of persons The present population mate is based upon an index obtained from the 1960 census multiplied by er of water meters gas meters electric meters and telephone n use here along wilh average daily attendance In Hobbs schools This method is considered a reasonably accurate method of estimating population In an given area The average from ive sources give Hobbs a pop of within its cilj limits Here's how the estimates arc determined on basis of tin index In the population wa counted and the figure cam Jn the same census was taken the water gas electric and telephone us ers along with the school lation figures were obtained Bj dividing each of these last fig ures into the known ligure of that time an accurst index of number of person using service as well a the number of persons per pup in the schools ivas ol These index figures usu becoming sheriff ennell had 11 years experience ally remain fairly constant i community a law official began in 1953 when he lined the Odessa police He moved to Hobbs i 1854 and joined the police de- ns a patrolman ng up lo job of captain of nvesligalion police training leaching criminal fingerprinting and narcotics and regulation Last year Lea Counts office filed 704 crim nal cases in peace justice at Talum lobbs Eunice and Jal A lota f ot these 704 mis check fraud am other cases since have been cleaved leaving 117 cases ng and outstanding las revealed for a total of ier cent disposition In the same period Pennell To estimate today's current number meters for each utility servic he number of telephone user and the number of children schools were by i corresponding index figure Here are the up-to-date ulil then eventually to figures telephone users an chief Pennell attended and com- five Federal Bureau of school population the in do for each and population of Schools pupils 3.634 for a population of Telephones primar stations 3.6056 index for a po of Electricity meter index for a population Water meters index for a population of Gas meters 3.5103 i dex for a population of On the basis of a 1963 es ol persons livin within a five-mile radius 01 side city limits and a live estimate of growth the population of disclosed 45 prisoners were cr Hobbs is now more than 3 lo the New Mexico 000 State Penitentiary by personnel his office 41 individuals Pledges lis Effort to king Peace VATICAN CITY AP Pope aul VI said Saturday lie was lling lo attempt any means en beyond usual protocol to a just peace among ons The Pope made Hie enl renewing his dramatic campaign tor peace in ict Nam lo diplomats from 55 They were Vatican's all lo give him their New greetings The pontiff did noV explain iat steps he lo lake since his tele- New Year's pleas lo Moscow Peking anoi and Saigon God is our witness that we ready on our part to at mpl any means even sual protocol forms at any me Hint we Hunk Ilic Church can usefully to the leaders of he weight of its moral in order to maintain nd promote a just peace mong men anil among the Pope said The Pope said was E temporal task but is undertaken and carried out means appropriate lo ur function and for a the health of society and true well being ot ind Pope Paul said experience f the past years confirmed that ie Church's mission of peace nd its activity in modern life not fall on indifference This he said awaited and heard in large areas The Pope said the proo of this was the large echo from its Na ions last October and more our interventions in fa or of peace in Viet Nam He was referring to his appeals telegraphed lo ted Chinese leader Mao Tze ung Soviet President Nikola and President Ho CU Minn of North Vicl Nam am Nguyen Van Thieu the chief o stale ot South Viet Nam Harry Eaves As Candidate Harry Eaves Baja Has nation for Lea others The nurse complied and two hours later he was dead Some of The area outside Hobbs In- cludes residents on Knowles were taken lo New Mexico Stale and the Denver City A hearing on the contempt citation has been set for 0 Jan in district court at Carlsbad Carlsbad sources said the grew out nf the a in County and seeking ot an Injunction when the subject matter of that law suit already was in before dis- couil of Eddy County The contempt citation was sued by Dist Judge K in Nash is heaving case following disqualification ol Dist Judges Caswell of Carlsbad and George L Reese of Roswell The case grew out of a sull by the minority stockholders of National Livestock Co to a ranch in counties records show thai an offer had been re- for Hie ranch property lohu Joyce Jr president and of the ranch as well ns a major owner of Us old lie court that this was less than could be obtained by withholding sale at that time However the court order the properly sold following a on this matter about three months ago in It was at this point thai Norton and Ingraham neys for John Joyce Jr ob lained order tiom Judge man in lo prevent IhC sale Judge Zimmerman order following a hearing on Nov 21 in Members of legal profeS sion said lhal of criminal could lend lo suspension 01 oven disbarment Hospital at Las Vegas and 22 were returned to Lea County from other stales Total miles traveled by bers of the sheriff's ment in was at a cost ot cents per mile In the same period were in the comity jail at under supervision of the sheriff's de- These prisoners were fed 41.636 meals at a cost ot 28 Continued On SJ Helena Johnson Taken by Death Tomorrow Funeral services will be held Monday at p.m for Helena lary Johnson 55 who died early Friday evening at hei lome IH Kast Alto Mrs Johnson wife of Wayne Johnson local distributor past several days way east of Hobbs to the New state line south including Nadine and west mediately outside the cily limits Power Boat Kills Owner a Regatta MIAMI Fla power boat killed its driver and two other spills sent drivers to Saturday In opening utes of the Re- nine-hour endurance race on Biscayne Bay Officials called event off The dead driver was fied by police as Hank man 52 a wriler for Rudder Magazine and operator of a boat testing service at his bury Bucks County home Bowman's boat catapulted him nut on a curve Its health several years ant lad been III for the jn light circles MEDICAL SANDMAN Is the her patients saw Miss Leona who retired Jan 1 after putting half the population of Hobbs to sleep at one time or another as anesthetist at Lea General Hospital Al right Is way she Looks after she removes her mask Staff photos by Morris who assumed the position of a patient to get the lop ture Nurse Stayed By All of his clothing except his shoes had been burned away lis body was so charred he like a black Bui he staggered into the small hospital under his own power and stood in the doorway of the emergency room When the approached him he spoke through what had once been lips in had once been a face You can't tlo anything tor me Miss lust give me a big hypo and go and take care of two been or Gulf products had been in icr then gashed him as the un- controlled boat roared around The regatta is a windup Survivors in addition lo her turc of Miami's New Year are two sons James A Robert Johnson and three all of Temple Tex her mother Mrs Helen and a sister Mrs Until Kline both of SI Paul son Orange Bowl festival Minn Riles Rev he conducted by Barber at the First Church Burial will be In Memory Gardens tery under direction of Roberts Funeral Home Mrs Johnson was B member of Iho First ami had served as Sunday School years IF YOU YOUR WEEKDAY TAPER ON YOUR PORCH IY P M Gill EX before p m No colls taken 6 p m IF YOU HAVEN'T RECEIVED YOUR SUNDAY ON PORCH IY A Call EX No Call Sunday to a m Dolly ta p m HARRY EWES commission candidate Parker wlm resigned in July lie was appointed to the post July 26 by LI Cov Mack ley acting for Gov John Campbell who was nuV ot the stale at the lime Eaves will serve the remainder of er's term which expires Jan 1 The two county com- missioners John of Lovington and Bob of have not announced if will be candidates for re- election In announcing his candidacy leaves said he felt his record as a businessman would be an asset lo J feel county should be operated like a private ness careful attention to and said Haves currently is serving as On Nit H crews who had caught in a tremendous explosion and fife near ment lived several of did not Scenes like that were not un- common back in days when came o Hobbs They form some of the memories she has taken with her into retirement after half lifetime of devotion lo the suffering humanity of Lea ty When she look off her cal mask the first of this year having been anesthetist at Leu General Hospital from lie day it opened its lo its patient one of her gues remarked that she had put more people to and helped bring more babies into world than any other person in County But it is typical of the woman Ihal when her associates began paying tribute lo her and a asked for an Interview she should inquire mildly What's all the When came Uv lobbs in April nf 1334 W Bert Wayt nf 412 cell last announced he vill be a candidate for cit in the city election lere on March 1 lie lias Hie position from Ward 4 low represented byO H Glbbs currently serving as mayor A counselor in Houston ior High School has In Hobbs since 1952 and has associated with the Hobb System throughout period lie has taught in junior hlpj school senior school am college Wayt was reared on a farm nd has worked in factories retail stores offices and in ales A veteran of World War If he served with the th In- fantry anil was overseas two and a half years The candidate obtained his bachelor of arts degree from Nebraska Teachers College at Wayne and his in government from Kansas Slate University at Manhattan Kan He Is a member of the Presbyterian Church ond nn newspaper columnist had lo elder in the church as well as planned lo slay sis weeks Sf arrived on an errand of mercy ind she stayed lo perform legendary feats of inre and service Klic had started her career as a school er but in those teachers wore paid and she de- she could nol make a ing in the schoolroom She received at Good Samaritan Hospital In Phoenix went inlo nursing and She re mem bo is 0 there Odd as her interesting patient The celebrated New York leave a vain In be cause of an attack nf asthma she and proceeded to OK Red Sectors Of Viet Nam Are Immune SAIGON Vicl Nam AP U S jets are lammering hard at Com- munist supply routes outfit Laos to check nen and equipment that Viet Nam is ng south while its own is immune in- sources said To do any less would be one source said We simply cannot let the Com- munists arrive in South Viet Sam with all that stuff intact With the pause in the of Norm Viet Nam In its Hi day another terrorist in- U- U S mops have launched their biggest operation of the war In n ticar the ists iron triangle H was Sunday For security reasons the Vietnamese high command Has not even notified of the operation until he minute and no Vietnamese ment troops took The Royal Australian lallon Joined 6 American tallons and artillerymen A U S commander were Americans taking part making U largest U.S effort io dale startled Saigon A bomb demolished a sidewalk peddler's stall in front of the My Canh floating restaurant where two powerful explosions last June 25 killed persons including five Americans and wounded ly 100 Damage was minor in his case however and authorities on lie scene only lives casualties one policeman and passersby received slight scratches Diners dived lo ly under tables Security officers speculated Hial Intended blast lo lure people around the scene as targets for a second and bigger explosion but thing went wrong with their planning They didn't deliver the ond one said Vietnamese police sources disclosed 13 persons have been arrested in three terrorist dents over past five weeks In Laotian phase of the war informed sources said up lo 300 U.S planes are operating daily dropping nearly Ions of bombs and rockets on Com- munist water-borne traffic and rucks moving down newly con- roads North Viet Nam has been pared air raids since Bee 24 President Johnson ordered i bombing pause in an attempt o get peace negotiations started on the Vietnamese war Photo reconnaissance planes continue lo seek out Communist roop movements and missile retaliations in the north The bombing pause has Continued On rase 3 Persons Hurt In Road Crash Three were injured Friday in a collision east of Hobbs on Highway ISO according lo stale police The injured were W Jones 26 of 405 West Skelly Larry U 22 of 1215 South Cochran and Mrs Harry 11 of 411 Kasl Police said Miss Jones W seeks city Wayt Enters Hobbs Race cd lacerations and a broken abrasions leg and Sirs a broken arm and a leg injury Ajl were reported in good condition at General Saturday Police said Miss Jones and Elhridge were drivers of the two cars and Mrs Schulz was a passenger in the vehicle According to police re- port Mrs car swerved across line and col- a in adult Bible class He is past president nl Players and On lias the car coming from the oilier tion The accident occurred of a east ot Hobbs Miss Jones vita issued a lion fnv driving on he side of road according lo police
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