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   Gallup Daily Independent (Newspaper) - August 7, 1957, Gallup, New Mexico                              Sanchez Enters Innocent Plea Charge He Converted Funds To His Own Use Peter former license plate distributor for the City of pleaded innocent yesterday in Justice tne Court to charge of converting money to his own use while holding an of fice under the laws of the State of New Judge Edward who presided at the arraingement set September 11 as the date lor a preliminary Sanchez was notified last May of an apparent shortage of in hisaccounts by Edward State and according to Sanchez ol that amount was made to the State as soon as Sanchez was advised pf the amount the Sanchez is conducting a personal audit to determine what happened to the audit which he hojxis to complete before Uiu pre liminary Sanchez reported last May Z3 that the first knowledge he had of the apparent shortage in his accounts was during the third week of Ap ril when I discovered that auditors from the Comptrollers office had been in Gallup investigating my personal bank Sanchez said that he had called the Comptrollers office a few days after learning of the auditors visit inquire whether I would be given a final clearance by their office if I made remittance of the amount claimed short in my ac The Comptrollers accord ing to gave him to under stand that as soon as nary audit report was prelimi prepared by their office he would be advised if a shortage was claimed and the Sanchez reported he heard no more of the matter until he saw a story in an Albuquerque paper re porting the alleged He received no official notice of the shortage until a few days he Sanchez McKinley County distri butorship was terminated last 7 by the State Motor Vehicle Com Robert Virginia replaced Ceremonial Directors Production Meeting The 1057 Board of Directors of the Gallup InterTribal IndianCer emonial held its last pre Ceremonial meeting last night to sum up the twelve months of be hindthescenes activity which goes nto the production of every suc essful fourday Al so present at the meeting was held in Die Indian Dance were Maurice executive secretary of the Navajo and members of the Navajo tribal advisory Anhong those who made commit tee reports to Association Presi dent John Kennedy were William chairman of advertising Hagberg said that pieces of Ceremonial literature had been distributed and that this years Ccermonial was expected to be the finest we have ever Membership chairman Norville Davis reported association mem bership to be highest in his andHomer chair man of the buildings and grounds as well as Tobe Tur pen of the exhibit committee and Henry charge of all reported ftady Allen in charge of traffic and law reported a new traffifc pattern designed to keep traffic moving smoothly and the efficient and complete coperation between Continental Divide Radar Station and State Police officers in the problem of law enforce in charge of hospital ity and made a special plea to residents of the Gallup a rca to welcome our visitors and give them a hand if they need Howard program chair predicted an exciting show and a safe He explained the mechanics of caring for the or so Indians who will attend the celebration arid This thing is for us and big for the Indians And the Indians are pretty wonderful peo ple to get along In a Edward Mer secretary paid tri bute to the hardworking support ers of the Ceremonial and to the celebration itself as a meeting place between whiteonen andIn dians for common as well as force in the Indian Arts and Crafts Mer Kiwanis Club BacksChamber The of Directors of the Gallup Kiwanis Club yesterday passed a resolution supporting the GallupMcKinley County Chamber of Commerce ip its efforts to im prove the social conditions in the commutitiy of In passing the the board also pledged its support to all citizens of the town who are working for the improvement The Kiwanis Club action was a direct move to back the Chamber of Commerce in its drive to end tile intolerable situation that cxiste jn Gallup brought abqut by the abuse of alcoholic beverag The chamber recently called up on Mayor Mollica and bcrs of the Town Board take im steps to the liquor situation The Chamber out lined a sevenpoint program to imv pjcment the The Kiwanis resolution followed V To Long Tom The project of an elderly Navo jo using oldfashioned tools and coin an oldfash ioned took grand prize at the Gallup InlerTribnl Indian Cer emonial silvcrwovk K A 60piccc set of table fashioned Long Tom in his iso lated hogan near was awarded four blue ribbons by judges Don Smouse and George Formerly nil Indinn silversmiths used coin silver in their ac cording to Katie Noe of the Shop who sponsored The prize winning In late how sterling which is sofl has been she Both second and third in tins class were won by a Scotls Arizona Kenneth with a processional cross and a table on the footsteps of a resolution passed Monday by the Gallup Min isterial Alliance which pledged wholehearted support to the The attorney for the liquor deal Dean recommended to the Town Board that the proper way to handle the situation is State Liquor Authority which has the power to revoke li censes of dispensers that dont ob serve liquor Albert president of the liquor dealers said that the statewide publicity is be ginning to makdihc city look like the number one sin city of the na ry said that while the Ceremonial has grown to great proportions since its inception in its po tential has not yet really been UULLETIN Harold Duerring of Gal a former collector for the Bureau of Internal pleaded guilty today in Albu querque to the charge of tak ing a fortyfive dollar tax pay ment and converting the money to his own After his guilty Duerr ing was placed in custody ot Marshall Judge Wal do Sentencing will be tomorrow Duerring told the court thai he had made restitution ol the The former collector wasar rested last July 11 in Gallup by agents of the Federal Bu reau of The father of five Duerring was susffendeUf 6W his had been employedby the revenue ser vice since The 40yearold Duerring resides at 300 East Hill in GALLUP DAILY Independent CAPITAL OF THE INDIAN COUNTRY Volume 69 Number 183 United Press New Mcxlcp Full Lease Wire Service 1957 Price 7 Cents Glenn Emmons Emmons Praises Navajo People The Navajo tribe was praised of Indian Affairs Glenn Emmons when he spoke yesterday morning to the Navajo Tribal Council at a meeting in Window He said thst the progress of I Emmons told the He reminded the Council that his threepoint program emphnsues1 education and economic de velopment as necessary prcrequis which the Indian peo ple cannot enjoy the equal oppor jlJos the to which they arc therri atth tjrhehe accepted the commissioner I always have believed ivcn the same the Indian people achieve the same successes as any other Van Valkenburgh Memorial Service The Navajo Tribal Council held memorial services yesterday in the Council Hail at Window Rock for Richard Van Valkenburgh who died June f Van prior to his Valfc Chief of the Navajo Tribal Department of Land Use and He was a wclknown anlhroudlogist and a large part of the material that supported the Navajo land claims in the tribes case before the In dian Claims Father Burcard Fisher of Michaels gave the invo Judge Willis Maurice executive secre tary of the Navajo and Tribal Attorney Norman Litlatl McCabe also read a tribute from Tribal Council Chairman Paul who had to be All speakers emphasized the high regard in which Van Valken burgh was held as a as a scientist and a friend of the Nava jo Delegate Ned Uatnlhli presented a which was adopted by a vote attesting to the high regard in which Van Valkenburgh was buried in the Navajo cemetery at He was honored by the tribe by being buried by thu late great leadci of the Chec He was laid to rest four feet east of Chee A KHYTHMIC ROLL combs from this Inrgc drum used Plains Inditing who participate in the InterTribal Indian Aubls Photo In speaking of the ta ken over by the Public Health Service in the Commissioner said he believed the Public Health Service is doing and will a fine job in overcoming the health pro blems that stand as an obstacle Indian He also said lie believed the Congrcssof the United States had a great deal of confidence in the program as reflected by the generous appropriations it has made I want Navajo school children to realize that they have no limit Emmons They can aspire to the presidency of the U nited to becoming bank or hold other high just as other Emmons expressed confidence in the industrialization He told the Council that for years he has believed that it would be good to bring near reserva tions to provide employment op portunities to Indians who could did not wish to go far from He complimented the Tribal Council on its positive approach to its promotion to such a program to employ Navajo Federal Judge Willis Hitter of Salt Lake spoke He told the Council he joined a host of other people who arc hap py to in Emmons an administration in Indian Af fairs that promises so much for you and for Here is a wonder ful example of democratic self government carried out in the fin est American Gallup Board Praises Survey City Group Calls For Publicity Campaign The Gallup Board of in a letter to the State Board of has expressed its appreciation for the work and efforts of the Special survey which studied the possible consolidation of the City and County school systems and asked that widespread pub licity b6 given the report so that the public should have adequate time to study the recommendations of the In a letter to George Secretary of the State Department of the City School Board urged that every effort be made by the boards of the two systems to determine whether or not reorganization is the will ol the people and that reorganization will improve the education op portunity of all children In the a The Gallup Board pointed out that if reorganization is the will of the members of the new board should be elected represen tatives of the people and that the people of rnra 1 areas shouId be represented by members living in rural The Gallup Board made the fol lowing recommendations to State Board of Education That the two boards meet to gether to provide representation at a series of public meetings to be held for the purpose of dissenv inating information and determin ing the will of the people That a tentative future date for final for reorganization be set by the two boards following the public meetings That the reorganization of McKinley County District and the Gallup Municipal District be plann ed for a date just prior to the ex piration of the terms of appointive members of the McKinley County Board and the terms of elective members of the Gallup Municipal Board That the two new board mem bers be elected from rural areas by rural voters for terms of six years and that the three re maining members of the Gallup Munuicipal Board serve until the expiration of their This will ensure rural representation on the iXorguniied board That all personnel in each school system be uuaranteod the and protection as required by existing statutes and by professional ethics That the board be invist ed with the authority and freedom of action to complete the reorgan ization effectively and profession ally lor the welfare of the boys and girls in the entire The County School Board had re jected as inadLqunle Uic survey report and in a letter to the State Board of Education proposed coun tycity school reorganization undur conditions and in a manner which would be equitable and in the in terests of all Rackets Probe Calls On Union Officials By HERBERT POSTER Unikd Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON Sen ate Rackets Committee called for expert testimony today on the crux of its York the charge that James Teamster Union vice used Johnny Dios Underworld henchmen to rig a union Counsel Robert Kennedy said the committee planned to call 10 most of them union of dcials connected clear liic with wny for That Dios appyanmee Thursday Indecent Assualt Law Passed The Nnvajo Tribal Council Mon day adopted a resolution providing for the punishment of persons con viclcd of indecent assault on minor children or persons above the age of without their The Council also took up a res olution to provide for the establish ment of Navajo courts of Indian offenses at Alamo and Nn final action has been taken as j in order to facilitate the work of yet on this these scheduled he The Kennedy would be individuals who played role in the battle for control of New York point Council of Team sters late in The committee previously charged Hoffa obtained Teamster charters or a group of paper locals in New York merely lo use votes in that Teamster elec According to committee Four of the largely mcmberlcss lo cals were staffed with officers Diocontrolled locals of AFL United Auto Workers Gives Vivid Picture Paul a machine shop owner who said he feared for his cliildiTns lives even as he gavethe com mittee a vivid picture Tuesday of how one Dio hcnchmnn allegedly that into his shop i nervous man with balding testified Paragon Brass one day in 1954 walked Max a soft sjjokcn man with dark Kennedy said Chester also ha a dark record of nine ar rests and six convictions including a recent labor bribery involv ing his friend whose real name js John Chester announced he was or ganizing the shops 15 Claude and for would grant a contract the ma chine shop owner could live the witness re Hit contract would increase his costs in three years and run him out of Kind of Psychology said Chester told him his offer amounted to a gift of and Claude should be The nervous witness said the Dio henchman always inquired so licitously about his familys health and wasnt it a shame how easily his children could be run over by TopNotch Photographers Expected Here Ansel Chuck Abbott other topnotch photographers from throughout the nation will be in Gallup to picture the 19S7 Gallup InlerTrlbnl Indian ac cording tollenry Ralocca and Bill cochairman of a commit te in charge of photographic nr Special photographic facilities have been arranged by the Ceremonial including change in some of last years Schedule Of Ceremonial Events TIIIIRSDAV Dunces Exhibit Ilnll a SATURDAY 2 IS Exhibit Hall FRIDAY Exhibit Hall SUNDAY Exhibit Hall Porterfield Heads College Program one ol the or Nebraska in outstanding educators of the has been named to the staff of the Gallup Public Schools as curriculum director for the en tire system and head of the Branch College For tho past five Por tcrfiold has served as Assistant Professor of Education and Direc tor of Teacher in the University of Prior to entertaining the armed service during World War Portcrfielri taught at Kirtland and While in he served with the Navy Hospital Corp as a ncuropsyclliatric After the PorterfiiId received his Masters from the University of He then served as Elementary Supervisor in the Schools of North Ne for two years and as Di rector of Elementary Education in the State for one Porterfield has been Execu tive Secretary of the Nebraska State School Boards Association and has work on various phases of education on a national level with the Department of Health Education and He received his Doctor of Edu cnlion decree from univcrsilr Porterfield is at tending the work oC orientation on the Branch College promam at the SEE CENTRAL MOTOR COMPANYS DISCOUNT SALE PAGE SIX TODAY University of New after which he will rcjioft fur duty in WELCOME CEREMONIAL VISITORS FOR YOUR SATURDAY NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT DANCE MUSIC OF MIKES TRIO AMERICAN BAR 217 COM   

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