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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The (edar Rapids Gazelle: Thurs., July 25, 1974 7 Himalayan King Gives Up Royal Right To Rulej DKI.III (I I'll Th.'j clmxyul "I Sikknn iniiiislcrcd Ihf rath oilier tnj iminM'Tv i-n'hiu'l years uf liny Ihc Trust "I hhh.i iT'l !i i n-purlcil The ill 111'- I nirii under Sikklln'si Camping out is no ordinary vacation for the Burl Cole family of Levelland, Texas. For the last 1 5 summers the Coles have traveled to a remote Indian ruin where they have excavated many artifacts. From left are Mike, Mr. Cole, Greg, Mrs. Cole and Darrell. Family Spenf Digging Up Ruins of Ancient Indian Pueblo By Michael Wester Texas (TIM) Camping nut is ordinary vacation for tlii' Burl Cole family. It is, instead, a special trip into the past. For 15 summers, the Coles and three other families have loaded up their camping Hear and traveled to a remote ruin near (Juemado. M.. where they spend a few weeks each year getting away From one civilization while trying to unearth another. The Coles and their friends all archeology huffs have excavated a remarkable find: A deserted pueblo dwelling inhabited by tribes prior to the discovery of America by Columbus, from about lo A. D. Tangle of Walls Bob Hext, a rancher on whose land the site is located, unearthed some burials in the ruin and wanted the site ex- cavated. His daughter. Mrs. Alvin Davis ,of Brownsfield. knew the Coles and got them interested in the potential of the find. llcxl gave permission to dig the twii-acre ruin, on the edge of a mesa about 41) miles smith of (Juemado. Cole, an art instructor at South Plains college, and his wife Laura, an elementary school teacher, first began to explore the site in the late 10511s. The amateur archcologisls found a tangle of crumbled walls which had crashed in on the pueblo. "We had to dig the ruin out with Cole said. "Of- ten we had to sit down and' start pulling out the rocks by hand. We used wheelbarrows to haul the rocks away and tossed them over the side of the mesa." Population of 500 "According to the number of rooms in the structure, we think that around 500 people lived there at one time." he said. Their efforts eventually revealed a rectangular pueblo with rooms on the outside and a courtyaVd in the middle., all constructed of rock wall masonry. "The Indians who lived in I hi1 area were a pi-awful pec pic1 with a permanent i-iiltur Coli- said. "They wi-ri- farn and hunters. They grew ec sciuasli, lii-aiis nd supplemented their diet ith wild berries and grasses." In addition tu artifacts, the aruheolugisls have found remains of the Indians them- selves. They unearthed four burials a woman and three children in a pit house, a half dugout used by earlier Pueblos. House Demos Ask Boost for Economy WASHINGTON1 (AP) The house Democratic steering committee. saying the American economy is in its worst position since the Great Depression, has proposed legislation ranging from tax reform to expanded govern- ment-funded jobs for the unemployed. The recommendations of the party's house policy group followed closely proposals made by a panel of economists, most of whom had served in Democratic administrations. drafted an Indian leva! rv peri Minimal I'ahlen Tliuiiiiup had h-iupnranh declined tu Mgn the lion earlier Ihis month beeaii-.e it reduces him lo a figurehead and uu-rr1 lim1 admims- Iraliu- pouers to an Indian chief exec-nine appiiinteil New Delhi. Ill a simple ceremony a! palace' in the capital of tok. the swore 111 Ihe live-man cabinet headed In l.hcnclup Durn. I'l, Hie mail u ho u rested away Hie royal power by popular movement last year. The chogyal. uas a romantic figure in the I'. S. after his marriage to socialite Hope' Cookc in She has been living in New York since last vear. Stuck, Truck in Water COI'A.N. Okla. CAP) A stuck toilet dumped thousands of gallons of water into Hie sewer mains requiring ship- ments by two tank trucks tn replenish the town's water supply. City Manager Dan-el Gaul ordered the water truck shuttle to nearby Bartlesville after a school toilet was found stuck and pouring thousands of gallons of water down the sewer. "We figure that it flushed about gallons into the sewer before it was said .Indy McMurtrcy. clerk and treasurer of the northeas- tern Oklahoma town of about 700. She said it was not known how long the toilet had been running. School ended in May. "It will fake us a week to catch up on what we lost through the toilet." Gaul said. ON THIS DATE in the While House announced the resignation of .John Connaily of Texas as an unpaid part-time adviser lo President Xixon. 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