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Deming Headlight, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1953, Deming, New Mexico Oferft VOLUME 71 THE DEMING HEADLIGHT And The Deming Graphic THE SUNNT SIDE teuMws Wersan "IV. wdy suiaraMd at taw New fee SUte Prtnm are the an CMBStentng oa the aftaatioo. Committee Report Dili OEMINC. NEW MEXICO, FKIDAT. FEBRUARY NUMBER 9 Deming Graphs Dignitaries from surrounding communities have been invited to Deminf to we the movie "The TaH Texan" at the El Rancho theater lite visitors wfll be goeste of the Kingdom of the Son Club, the Commerce Chamber of and the local theaters. Tne movie, filmed by Lippert of Hollywood, was made in the Deming last year. It stan Ltoyd Bridges and Marie Windor (pictured above.) Several local residents have bit parts sad the picture, in its entirety, was filmed in the Deming locale. The movie will play at El Raa- cho tonight sad Saturday and will piay at the drive in Sunday and Monday. Persons who have seen a pre- view of the show say it is a ro- mance-action western made even more appealing by use of familiar to everyone County and vicinity. in Luna Luna County Residents Make Selves Heard on School Consolidation Bill By REP. RAY HUGHES To start with, I would like to discuss a few of the more controversial bills which have come before the Leg- islature this past week. House Bill No. 100, introduced by Representative Montoya from Santa Fe, who is a car sales- man, provided for the examination and licensing of car salesman in this state. 4 I received several telegrams from local dealers opposing this bill because it appeared to be use- less legislation as fair competition would accomplish the same pur- pose. The bill did, however, pass committee snd was brought to the floor fit House on Friday and was by a narrow margin and I veted with the majority. I have discovered that the Sen- ate can reduce pressure on. mem- bers of the House. Aa you probab- ly know, the bill to split Eddy County was a highly contested matter in which members of both houses were put under consider- able pressure but the Senate kill- ed, the measure and thereby saved thf House any consideration of the bill. I was for this particular bill; however, either way I voted would have made enemies. Luna County Interest The next bill is House Bill No. 72 which stirred up considerable excitement in Luna County. The bill, in effect, restricted the consolidation of school districts and this restriction was accomp- lished by a provision which requir- 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 boards. I received letters from, I be- lieve, the entire adult population of Columbus and from tite Sun- shine School area requesting pas- sage of this measure. There was a similar bin in the Senate (Senate Bill No. 52) and several local people, including Wil- bur Gaines, County School Super- intendent W. D. Berry and Bill Speir came to Santa Fe fov the Senate committee hearing. The night before, I received 67 tele- grams, 32 letters and three long See LUNA COUNTY, Pate Wit To Legalize 'Slots' SANTA FE (SaeciAl) Luna County State Senator Robert S. Palmer told Deming Newspapers vis telephone that Senate Bill No. 110 has received a "do not pass" recommendation from the commit- tee studying the measure. The bill, which would legalise use of slot machines in social, fra- ternal, religious and charitable or- ganisations which could show a charter five yean old, has stirred up much controversy in the state; and it drew opposition from some church goers in Deming and Deming ministers' Association. Only last week ministers' group made public letter written to Sen. in protest of the bill The ministers asserted that "the end never justifies the means" in the matter of use of gambling devices. The bill was introduced by Pal- mer, he said, to assist those organ- izations which are having a hard time financially. Palmer told Deming Newspapers that in deference to the wishes the local group opposed to the measure, he would not ask further consideration of his bill. Previous to the protests from the Deming area, Palmer said he would vote as his constituents wanted him to on the matter. He said if he received no favorable comment on the bill and it came before the Senate, he would be forced to vote against his own piece of legislation. tin, Roy Perkins, Mrs. Otto Klaudt and the Misses Olive and Priaeilla Whitehall drove to Silver City to attend the annual Wash- ington birthday tea given by Jacoh Bennett chapter Daughters of Che American Revolution Sun- day afternoon. The chapter was commemorating the golden anni- versary of the organization of the Jacob Bennett chapter in Silver City in 1903. The tea was held at the home of Robert Klrab- man. Her home is reported as one of the oldest houses in Silver City than 75 yean old. Happy birthdays to: Robert Ochoa, 2. Mrs. Ruby 1. Mrs. 1. Prentice 2. Belated wishes to Louis Cortege 25. Frank J. Taylor, budget direct- or of Public Service Company, out of Albuquerque was Tuesday. in Demiug Goldsmith Heads Local Shrine Club life With Father' To Be Presented Here March 7; Teachers Group Sponsors Play "Life With will be pre- sented in Deming at the Smith School Gym Saturday, Mar. 7 by the Coronado Haymakers, it was announced yesterday by the Dem- ing Teachers Association, spon- sors. All proceeds are to be used to provide new clothing to safeguard the health and boost the morale of elementary and high school teach- ers in Korea. The National Edu- cation Association recently laun- ched the relief campaign. The American comedy classic "Life With Father" set a world's record when it ran continuously for almost eight years on Broad- way. Tom Loomis has been assigned the role of the blustering family- head with Ann Meek aa Vinnie, the wife. Jimmy Reynolds will play Clarence, the oldest of the Day sons. The other sons will be play- ed by Richard Nelson, Michael Loomis and Steve Meek. Others in the cast are Edna Mandell, Marion Vinyard, Joyce Miller, Barbara Reynolds, Mary Ewing, Jean Bo- wen, Leo Comeau, William Beem and Claude Pilley. Announcement of the national fund drive for the teachers of Ko- rea by the NEA was made by William G. Carr, executive secre- tary of the NEA. Although it was pointed out that no quote or as- sessments had been planned, each local association was to make plans to raise as much as possi- ble. The Deming Teachers chose the presentation of "Life With Father" as their method of rais- ing funds to help as well as pro- vide an evening of entertainment for residents. Tickets to the performance are being sold by Deming teachers and also will be sold at the door. Cur- tain time is 8 pjn. Oscar Goldsmith was elected president of the Deming Shrine hib at a meeting at the Country ;lub recently. He succeeds Fred Nunn in that office. Other officers elected were Claud Stump, vice president, and A. D. Brownfield, Jr., secretary- treasurer. Goldsmith was vice pre- sident of the organization last year and Gene' Todd. was. .aecre- tery-tressHrer. Sixteen members were present at the election meeting which was followed with a buffet dinner. The club meets on call. McCan Billing System Gets Recognition Eddy County treasurer and two deputies were in Deming last Sat- urday morning studying County Treasurer McCan's billing and re- ceipting system. The system work- ed out by McCan has received rec- ognition all over the state and Eddy County is thinking of put- ting it in there. Mrs. Leslie Burns, treasurer of Eddy County and her two depu- ties Miss Madaline Lovett and Mrs. Floy Nohm were explained the ins and outs of the system by McCan and his deputy Mrs. Rose Wardell. Ted Russell, Mrs. Ruth Dane and Mrs. Jean Duval were in Al- buquerque Tuesday for a training institute on new building proced- ures for Public Service Company. The organization is installing new IBM equipment. Mrs. Betty Simpson returned Tuesday night from Albuquerque where she spent the week end with cousins. Mr. and Mrs. B. Webber of East Strondsburg, who have been visiting Rev. L. Wilmer Van- Auken this week left for Califor- nia Wednesday. Goodwill class of the First Christian Church met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Noyes Mon- day evening with 20 present fdt a business meeting and social time. Entertainment was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Webber of Stronds- bnrg, who have been visiting the Minister L. Wilmer VanAuken. They showed several reels of col- ored motion pictures of their tra- vels and many of locsl scenes. Re- freshments were served. The next meeting will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. McBee Monday in March. the last Mrs. Hugh Stewart left Wed- nesday for Dallas to join for a tour of the South. Members of the Training Union Pnblk Service Co. fir., i i ftitcigei Announced Here A budget of for im- provement to the Deming division of Public Service Company of New Mexico during 1953, has been ap- proved, it was announced this week by Bill Southard, division manager here. Much of the allotted funds will .jo into improvement and extension work on existing facilities. Largest single expenditure, Southard said, is for a new 7500 KVA substation to be lo- cated at the power plant across the railroad tracks. The division manager said con- struction of the new substation will double receiving capacity for Dem- ing from the Bureau jf Reclama- t'on lines. He said Public Service Company of New Mexico antici- pated need for the new substation to assure having enough power for the expected growth here over the next four or five years. The Deming division of the firm had some services on its books as of Jan. 1, Southard said. That represents an increase of 173 services over Jan. 1, 1952, when G. D. Hatfield Re-appointed as State Highway Commissioner the" 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 pei-sons at the City Hall at 4 p. m. A picture will be shown on the activities of the Red Cross. It was pointed out by Mrs. Thelma Inmon, drive chairman, that approximately is the goal for this county. 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 family; was direct- :y responsible for getting several local service men discharged be- cause of family hardship; is get- ting ready to have another home inrsing and baby course at the high school and collected nearly 400 pints of biood in the last two j years. 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 John- son and Johnny Wilcox Saturday night, Feb. 21 at the First Baptist Church. The Reverend J. C. Moore officiated at the rites. Two baskets of white gladioli aside candelabras were also used to decorate the church. The bride, given in marriage by her father Mr. Richard Robinson, was lovely in the traditional white satin gown fashioned with a sweetheart neck, long sleeves coming to a point at the wrist and falling in a short train. Her veil of illusion was fastened to the coiffeur by a double row of seed pearls edge4 in lace. She carried a white orchid on a white Bible. Music for the wedding was pro- vided by Mrs. Joe Bishop who "Because" and "I Love Yon with Miss Caroline Dex- ter, organist. Maid of Honor Miss Pe.irl Poole of El Paso was attired in pink net. She wore a large picture hat, pink mitts and carried a bouquet of green carnations. Miss Bobbie Robinson, sister of the bride and Miss Pepper Bacon were bridesmaids. Miss Robinson wore a yellow taffeta gown with a yellow cloche and carried blue carnations. Miss Baccr. wore green taffeta with the green cloche and carried pink carnations. Leon Wagley was best man and Teddy Wilcox, brother of the bridegroom and Jack Moore were ushers. Following the ceremony, a re- ception held for 100 guests in the education building of the church. The serving tables were covered with a sheer lace cloth and centered with a four-tiered wedding cake. White tapers were used on each side. Above the table were two larjre white wedding bells. Assisting in serving were Mrs. L. W. Dexter who served the cake. G. D. Hatfield, prominent Luna County farmer, has been re-appointed to he State Highway Commission for a six-year term. HatfirM had completed a two-year term on the commission ind h s name was submitted to the Senate for re-appointment by Gov. Edwin L. Mechem- Senate con- came this week. Hatfield was first appointed to the commission in 1951. Both he and T. T. Mann of Roswell were i re-appointed for the six-year Harris-Houston Vows Repeated The home of Mr. M W. S. Houston was the cene the marriage of Miss P; isy 1 arris to Murl Houstor Satui y eve- ning, Feb. 21 at 6 j.m. Rev- erend Fulton Moor- of th; First Methodist Church oificiatec at tile rites. Miss Harris, daLghter of Mr. and Mrs. Haul C. Kerrls, chose a navy blue Palm Btuh SL witv white hat and glovt, as ding outfit. Her i1 v. e.t white carnations. Attending the pretty h.-.le was Miss Donna O'Dell. Bill ouston best man. Following the ceremony, a re- ception was held in the H 'uston home with members of the fami- lies in attendance. The bride is a gradoate of Dem- ing High School and is employed at The Vogue. The bridegroom also attended Deming Schools and prior to join- ing the Air Force as employed b> El Paso Natural Gas Coi.ipany. 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 year, it appeared this week. 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 work. National standards, according to the board, are per capita per year for minimum service; for adequate service, and for superior service. "Luna County, with a popula- tion of about should have a budget of about for mini- mum the board figures. What is the board operating on Well they have figures on _.._.. Income from the State, Village, I state and local County and Village and County schools for the year ending July 1, 1953 was Fines and ren- tals of books brought another into the coffers of the library. "That's aH our library has to Eastside News CRISTINA MOLINAR Mrs. Jesusita Sizemore and friends from Hurley spent Satur- day and Sunday in El Paso and Juarez. Dennis Chavez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo Chavez, celebrated his second birthday at a supper gj- ast Sunday evening viewing slides shown by Milton S. Leach of Al- mquerque who is coordinator of Spanish Missionary Work of the Baptist Convention of New Mex- ico and Arizona. Mrs. Leach was here with her husband. Joe Carney and Sid Wells were fishing in Guaymas the early part of this fish." Sunshine Thrift Club met re- cently at the home of Mrs. Murii Treadwell. There were 14 members present with two visitors. A cov- ered dish luncheon was served and a business meeting followed. Mrs. Sara Alger left last week for a week's visit in St. Charles, Mo., visiting her daughter and son-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Crider and her mother Mrs. Emma Reilly in St. Louis. Bishop S. M. Metzger will be at the Holy Family Church Saturday night, Mar. 14 for confirmations instead of Mar. 7 as originally announced. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Ragland and daughter Sugar of El Paso stop- ped to see Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stav- inoha on their way home from Arizona Sunday. The Raglands are famous for their Pekingese dogs and had six with them. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. campaign headquarters I Mrs. Melbourne Fewell and Mrs. be located In tl.e 100111 at thf j Oia served punch, rear of the Public Service Com- Thp bride finished her studies left Sunday fo G-eenville, Miss., where he hab trans- ferred from San 'lex. Mrs Houston expects to u ,it. iu., band as soon as he fmo. ther. a place to live. Set Last Ritey for Mrs. Norma Jennings, Lived Here 71 Years A Deming resident for almost three-quarters of a century died at her home here Tuesday She was MJ-S. Norma Hi. Jennings of 700 S. Copper avenue, who died following a lengthy illness. She was 72 years old. Funeral services for Mrs. Jen- nings will be held at 3 p. m. today I frutu Funeral Home pany, entrance on Pine Street. It at Deming High School this Janu- will be open all day during the ary and will be graduated in June. drive- Her husband, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Wilcox, was graduated DAR Chapter Holds 'from Demirs school in June r 1951, and was an outstanding Annual Luncheon member of the Future Farmers of America. The annual Washington lunch- Following a wedding trip to the con was held by the members of i Grand Canyon, the young couple Butterfield Trail Chapter Daugh- wil1 reside west of Deming on a ters of the American Revolution j Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Rio Mim- bres Country Club. Honored truest was Miss Carolyn Dexter. Deming Hiph School can- I didate for the New Mexico Good Citizen. Miss Dexter spoke briefly on the contest. I Decorations for the table were j carried out in a cherry tree and ketball team was expected to come hatchet motif. The place cards, through the first round of the painted by Mrs. Otto Klaudt, car- District 15, tournament last night ned out the same theme. i unscattered. The tournament is During the installation of offi- I being held in Las Cruces. 'Cats in Tourney Play at Las Cruces The Demmg High School bas- cers which followed the luncheon and program the following offi- cers were install ad: Mrs. Roy Perkins, regent; Mrs. Paul Link, vice recent; Mrs. M. V. Port wood, chaplain: Mrs. Otto The fighting WUdcats were scheduled to meet Monticello in the second game of the opening round. Hot Springs met Hatch in the first game. If the 'Cats got by Monticello Klaudt rer-ordini: secretary; Miss as fxpeoted they meet a strong Priscilla Whitehall and Miss Olive five from Gadsden High of An- Whitehill, treasurer Three of the .thony tor'isnt- In two games this officers were unable tso be present. season' Deming has come out on rni_ _ _ tnt> cnrtff in spend for maintenance, books, sal- ven by his parents. Guests for the aries and one mem ber said. And here's some more figures the board will use to back up its argument for an increased budget the librarian, who worked six days each week, last year was paid only The janitorial service for the entire year was During that year book circula- tion jumped from to and 244 new borrowers register- ed during the final six months of the fiscal year. Besides keeping up with current fiction and non fiction, the board buys classics, reference books, sub- scribes to 20 magazines for men, newspapers. Guest Speakers at ESA Meeting: Wednesday Mrs. Dorothy Wehmhoner and Mrs. Thelma Inmon were guest speakers at the Wednesday night dinner meeting of Epsilor Sigma Alpha sorority at the Rio Mimbres Country Club. Mrs. Wehmhoner, secretary of tite Chamber of merce, told of its activities and Mrs. Inmon spoke on girl socuts. During the business session of the meeting, the programs for the coining year were outlined snd a A television party for members ?nd their husbands will be held during the first meeting of March at the home of Mrs. Walter La- FJeur. Members present at the meeting Wednesday night went Dorothy Rankin, Evelyn LaFlenr, Huel Charlene Mafekro, Doris day, Saturday, Kay S. NEWSPAPER! Johnson, Irene rfaley, Katy Vetma OTW- iftoa and BMty occasion godparents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Moreno. Jose Salvador Reyes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Salvador Reyes was bap- tized Sunday at St. Ann's Catho- lic Church with Father Elias Zun- iga officiating. His godparents are Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dominguex. Relatives and close friends of the family were entertained at a sup- per given by Mr. and Mrs. Reyes at their home. Jose Salvador's grandmother, Mrs. Ambrosia Por- tillo from Tyrone was in Deming for the rites. Mr. and 0. J. Benitez and family and Mrs. Concha Delfin rtrs visitors ir. E! Paso last week. Jim Borden of Dove Creek, Colo., on the birth of a daughter Tues- day, Feb. 24 at p. m. She weighed 6 Ib. 2 oz. Mrs. Borden is the former Catherine Card, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Card. The program consisted of num- played by a trio of Mrs. G. L. Boykin, violin; Miss Betty Boy- ties. Winner of Chapel. Burial will be in Mount- ainview Cemetery. Mrs. Jennings was born Sept. 6, 1880 in Central City, Neb., daughter of Christian Krouse and Anges Campbell Krouse. Mrs. Jennings came to Deming when she was one-year old with her mother and sister. Her mother was in charge of the kitchen for the railroad constructior crew at the old round house at Whitney. A graduate of Deming High acnooi, Mrs. Jennings studied tel- egrapny and business administra- tion- m Denver. She worked as a wo..keeper here for the Deming iueicantite Company. Luter .she to Globe, Ariz, where she a postal employee and stili .ater went to Mium., Ariz., where sJ.e did bookkeeping work. It was in Miami that she met ana married Mr. Jennings prior to World Win I. Mrs. Jennings, who maintained Deming as her legal residence, came back home soon after World War I to be with her mother. Following her mother's death, Mrs. Jennings continued her own housekeeping, living in the same house for the past 60 years. Mrs. Jennings is survived by a sister, Mrs. Mignon K. Llackford of San Diego, Calif., and a niece, Mrs. Agnes Camp of Merit, Tex. terms. They serve with Tony Heimann of Mojquero, Tito Val- dez of Tierm Amarilla, and Ralph -Jor.es of Albuquerque. Jones at present is chairman of the -om- mission. crme Beming in 191 i from He stopped .hrough on v.ication year and purchased some land, intending to have someone else it. How- in less than a year he re- turned and started farming him- ;elf. He has been one of the most successful farmers in this area. A graduate of Ohio State in 1911, with a degree in mechanical engineering, Hatfield worked for Westinghouse Air Brake in Pitts- burg, and for Lirk Belt of Minn- eapolis prior to coming to Deming. His 432-acre farm is located 12 miles east of Deming, where he lives with Mrs. Hatfield. 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 Far- mers Association, Mimbres Valley Bank and of the Rio tr 1. kin, viola and Miss Carolyn Dex- ,atch, ls the ter, piano. They played "Sonp of and "Estrellita." Guests the luncheon included Miss Dexter, Mrs. Albert Curry, a member of Dona Ana chapter. Miss Betty Boykin, Mrs. Leonard Dexter. Mis. Mont Armstrong and Miss Marion Snyder. SajBre and Sand Club Holds Square Dance Mr. Mtnnel Arteche, Sr, and Mr. Manuel Arteche, Jr., were business visitors in Las Graces Monday. Mrs. Aurelia Valdespino and Mrs. Susie Davalos were Juares .-isitors Sunday at the home of Mrs. Valdespino's daughters. Mr. Ernesto Valverde has re- turni-d from California. Bishop MrMe'tsger will be at St. Ann's Catholic Church for con- firmations Sunday, Mar. 15 in- stead of Mar. 8 as originally an- Mrs. Chester Named Fund Manager Mrs. Joe Chester has been nam- ed to take the funds for the Girl Scout Drive during the absence of Travis Brem, it was annoupocd this week. Mrs. Chester's address is 714 S. Copper. Sage and Sand Square Dance Those mothers who are helping j flub are havins n square dance in campaigning for funds are Mrs. i Satui-day night, Feb. 28 the J. Leroy Miller, Mrs. Bettv Mae i City Hall starting at 8 D.TTI. Wood, Mrs. David Malwrn, Mrs. Harry Latham, Mrs. Bill Hudgens, Mrs. Joe Chester, Mrs. Louis Bur- leson, Mrs. R. H. Meroney, Mrs. Mary Jo Nicklas, Mrs. 3. A. Mit- chell, Mrs. L. R. Appleton. Las Cruces tonight. The Litter j are favorites to take first place honors. j Playoffs for third and fourth place at 7 p. m. tomorrow night. The finals will start at Local LULACs Help Re-Group SC Council Council of LULACs is laying groundwork for re-organi- zation of a LULAC council in Sil- ver City, it was learned this week LULAC district governor, from Deming, G. A. Goruales, along with Luis Chavez, local president. Fire Levels Home Pratz A shower wil! in the educational building of the First Baptist Church starting at 8 to- night for the Lloyd Praia family which suffered loss of all their possessions in a fire at their home Saturday morning, Wtist of Dom- ing. Both Mr. and Mrs. were at the Baptist Church that morn- ing helping decorate the Church for the wedding of Mrs. Pratz' brother that evening, when the blaze broke out Cause of the blaxe Lich leveled And Mrs. Tom Hartigan, Mrs. George O 'Sullivan, Mrs. Carl Hoagland, Mrs. W. T. Seagraves, Mrs. Archie O'Kelley, Mrs. Roy Gunter, Mrs. Thelma Inmon, Mrs. G. S. Perry, Mrs. Rip Russell, Mrs. Ted Lee and Mrs. Everett Mallery. This is the first drive in two years for the girl of this area. has been collected as of yesterday. Mrs. Chester urged all those with money to tarn it in as ponffclti. Out-of-town guests have been Acosta and Krnest Flores, structure, all pos- invited from Truth or Consequen- ces. I as Truces, Cliff, Anthony, Hillsboro and El Paso. Among tne out-of-town callers expected are Butch Nelton of El Paso, Pete Peterson, Frank Doyle and Bill Willingham, all of Las Cruces. During the evening more defi- nite plans will be made for the SUte Festival to be held in Las Cruces Mar. 27 and 28. SERVES AS SKNATK PAGE Young Robert Palmer Monday served aa a page in the SUte Senate while he was in Fe visiting his dad. sued the Silver City group Mon- day night and reported very en- thusiastic reaction from people there for re-activation of the coun- cil. Duplicate Bridge Club Bill Rickman and Godfrey Trow- bridge were high scorers in the Duplicate Bridge Club's indivi- dual tournament session Monday night at the Rio Mimbres Country Club. Their score was Second were UrsU Hamblin sad Ven Tyra with 61. Tied for third were Stell Mad- dux, Mary Carney, Caroline Mar- shall md Svsfe with sessions, wti not determined. Church members said everyone is invited to the shower tonight Lindell Mitchell Wins Trip to Washington Lindell Man-in Mitchell, Junior at Deming High School, took third place in a national essay contest, the UN Pilgrimage for Tooth which was sponsored throughout the country by the Oddfellows. Mitchell is one of six youths in New Mexico to win an award. Be will go to Washington, D. C. in the tanner. The local OddfeOows will sponsor Urn on tht trip. Mimbres Country Club and Las Graces Production-Credit Associa- tion. As a state highway commis- ioner, Hatfield is in charge of work in Luna, Donu Ana, Sierra, Hidalsro, Grant, Socorro and Cat- ron Counties. He has been prominently men- ioned for chairman of the high- way commission should that group decide to re-organize this year. Vhone Manager To Be Transferred Coleman H. Fore.ster, division man.-'jrer for Mountain States Tel- onhore
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