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10 Aug 1955

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10 Aug 1955

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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Alamogordo, New Mexico In the it Etna Walt by weeping Willie color folders announcement that the Supply of coloured reprints from Sun trails Magazine had arrived brought a swarm of requests for the folders extolling Tho area s attractions. Apparently there Are plenty of Alamogordo reactants who Are sufficiently proud of their Community s advantages to want to share the knowledge with others scattered All Over the United states. Chamber of Commerce manager j. Marion Bell said at least so requests for supplies of the booklets already have been received in addition to Large numbers which were subscribed when the order was placed. Bell added that the reprints Are being delivered to local sponsors As rapidly As possible in View of the unpacking and packaging chores which Are necessary to insure delivery of the Correct quantities. In the meantime other individuals wanting some of the handsome folders can get them at the Cef a office. Alamogordo daily Irmo the weather u. Alamogordo partly Cloudy this afternoon tonight and thurs Day with occasional afternoon or nighttime showers or thunderstorms. Little change in temperature. Alamogordo 70 and 82. J vol. 59�?no. 158 Alamogordo new Mexico wednesday Augustio 1955 up a byline of dependability Price 5c two Inch rainfall drenches Tularosa at noon today Hail damages Cotton new garbage trucks cans in City plans danger spot gentleman was by this morning to Call our attention to a situation occurring almost nightly out on tenth which we agree with him is not Good. It seems that almost every night Many children attend the Ball games being held at Tiger Field and Stream in numbers across tenth Street to Purchase cold drinks candies Etc. From the refreshment stand on the South Side of tenth. Their crossing of the Street at a Point not too Well lighted to begin with constitutes a considerable Hazard this resident of the area informs us. He says vehicles frequently Speed along the through Street at this Point resulting in danger to the children Many of whom a a Jay walk across the Street. Adding to the general confusion Are bicycles motor scooters Etc. Our informant says the people out there Are worried about the possibility of a bad Accident occurring in the neighbourhood. They have talked to the police and the police car patrols the area but it can to be on the spot All the time. We join with residents of the area in urging caution on the part of the Drivers Ainee. The City commission took Long awaited Steps last night to improve garbage collection in the City and to enforce provisions of an ordinance relating to garbage cans. In taking the action commissioners emphasized that it was designed to implement plans which have been in the process of development Over a Long period and which Are designed to increase the efficiency and sanitation of the garbage program. The commissioners also approved the Purchase of two new sanitary garbage trucks which Are expected to provide facilities for faster and More efficient collection. Coincident with the decision to Hurricane Connie moves against coast no forking seems another vehicular protest which has come to our ears originates in Tho Post office area. That some people have been availing themselves of the Quot free parking Quot areas around Tho Post office to Leeve their cars while they proceed downtown to do Tho shopping. Post office of finals Point out that this practice destroys the purpose of the parking areas provided for use by patrons of the Post office. In e word they d like for the practice to to discontinued so that folks who have business at the Post office can get in and out with a minimum of delay. Hatteras n. C. A Hurricane Connie swirled off the Carlonia coast today her 135-mile winds threatening another mighty blow at the area still Licking the wounds of last years disastrous Hazel. The big storm was almost stationary this morning some 225 Miles Southeast of Wilmington n. C. But the weather Bureau reported the dangerous Hurricane was expected to move North North West or North later today. This would bring the destructive winds ashore probably Early tonight someplace Between the port City Purchase the new trucks the commission revealed plans for enforcement of an ordinance requiring Standard garbage cans of 30 gallon capacity. The commissioners explained that the Oil barrels currently in use by Many residents Are too heavy to be hoisted by the garbage collectors to be emptied into the trucks. Date Taba sat effective Date for the ordinance requiring the new cans will be announced when delivery Date of the new trucks is known the commission indicated. The commission also approved the proposed Mont Lake subdivision of the old Grantland ranch offered by John Gerry subject to the usual conditions required of Subdivider. The Section already had met the approval of the City advisory committee. Charlie Duran was named As a and this Atlantic outpost of Nortis Bremer of Tea City recreation by Alamo grows the big building Day experienced by the City tuesday when 105 new residences and one business building were permitted by building inspector m. O. Cook is Good news for Alamogordo and a Harbinger of even greater growth to come. At least two Large new subdivisions Are in the offing to no this total even higher and the Outlook ii for a new record High in building Here this year. Advertised for letting aug. 26 is a Bridge repair project on state Road 83 at Eagle Creek crossing East of Hope. A nother improvement for that important Road link. A Good time was had by All at the Junior sets masquerade dance tuesday night at the Junior High gym the last event of the summer season under auspices of the City reaction program. Otero county has a Good representation at the summer coaching clinic and All Star games in Albuquerque this week with three Alamogordo High school stars and one from Tularosa on the South a squads in football and basketball. Dale Caton Roland Black and Bill Savage from Alamo and Johnny Marrujo of tulle Are the standouts. All Are expected to see service in the annual All Star games Friday and saturday. Cark Ian Souter Banks. The entire Eastern Seaboard remembering three 1954 hurricanes which killed More than 250 persons and caused upward Al Iva billion dollars damage girded for any eventuality and kept a watchful Eye on Connie a Progress. Indications today were that Connie would hit not far from the Point Hazel came to land last oct. 15 to sweep northward through the heavily populated East Clear to Canada. Most hurricanes blow themselves out shortly after they reach land. But after Hazel no charges were being taken. Towering Waves and High tides already pounded the North Carolina Shore and hard tropical showers pelted residents and vacation ers moving to safety away from the beaches. Beaches took on s deserted look of Winter. The entire East coast from Savannah ga., to Provincetown mass., was under Hurricane Alert. Rough seas were reported All along the area. 53 attend opening soles course session John Roland the commission concurring Buran replaces Gene Hill who has resigned. Bill Gaines also was named to this group recently in an addition of a fifth member to the for Man Board. Other action in other actions of the Long ses Sion lasting until Midnight the commission approved a request by Scott Lewellen for Casa Alegre inc. For the inclusion in the City of 58 feet adjacent to one Side of his proposed subdivision for the purposes of a Street. The commission agreed and took Steps to inaugurate annexation proceedings. Approved the Purchase of a pickup truck from the Hendrix Mckinley motor co. On their Low bid of $1,519.50. Discussed the drainage problem arising at seventh Street with representatives of the Southern Pacific Railroad and transacted other items of City business. The butterick sales training course sponsored by the chamber of Commerce opened tuesday night with 53 local business representatives enrolled. William butterick instructor for the course discussed using time properly and made Points on proper customer sales. The two hour session was broken by a 10-minute intermission. On the program for tonight will be a discussion of customer objections and How to overcome them. The lecture begins at 7 30 . At the Community Center. Jury selection slowed Turs Doy jury selection for a regular session of District court will begin at 1 30 . Thursday with the questioning of venire men by judge w. T. Scoggin in the courtroom at Otero county courthouse. Judge Scoggin Drew the names of venire men for the session Here monday and sheriff Carl Hansen was Given the list to Issue summons to appear for the jury selection. Mrs. Helen Shields District clerk said the remainder of the session thursday will be devoted to hearing Axt alignments and the court probably will Complete the docket Friday. Construction records fall 105 new Homes one commercial permit tuesday Alamogordo added 105 new Homes and one new business building to its 1955 construction list tuesday in the biggest single Day Ever exper ended for building permits. City building inspector m. D. Cook said approximately $825,000 was involved in the construction permits he issued during the one big Day. Largest single permit seeker was the firm of Carder a Eden which received permits for 94 Homes 86 in the Alamogordo estates Section and eight new residences to be located on filipino. Eleven other permits for private Homes were issued and a permit also was written for a bakery building to adjoin the new Wilcox electric co. Building on tenth Street in a Uptown the tuesday total broke All existing records for a single Days permitting locally and Lent additional substance to indications that the year of 1955 will see construction figures soaring to All time record highs for the Community. At least two More Large new subdivisions Are regarded As Likely to apply lox a Minsk before the year is out and the Pace of private construction continues unabated. Rumours of additional business construction a also lend Promise to the belief that the end is not yet in sight for the years total of building. Actress buried in wedding dress sudden storm sends floods through Village just missed this automobile owned by one of Many destroyed in the Brief flurry e. L. Baca just missed serious damage at which bought wind and Hail to the Community noon today when the tree under which it along with an estimated two Inch rain in the was parked was blown Over by the violent space of half an hour. Staff photo storm which struck Tularosa. The tree was heeds father s advice quits .with.$32,000 _ Vendale Calif. Up Susan bail was buried yesterday in her wedding dress. More then 1,500 fens end friends passed by As her body Ley in state in the Church of the recessional at Forest Lawn memorial perk. Said or. Louis h. Evans presbyterian minister at the celebrity crowded services later on the stage of life she won in Oscar for courage by the help of he praised the bravery of the 21-year-eld actress and her husband actor Richard Long. Quot when they walked Down the aisle to the altar just Over a year ego they knew this Day might coma Quot said or. Evans. Quot but she taught us what it was like to Wear the body Liko a Loose garment. It never constricted her soul nor strangled Hor alleged fight probed sheriffs officers today were investigating an alleged fight occurring at the old acc Camp Northeast of Tularosa last night in which Frank Trujillo was beaten. Trujillo received treatment at the local Hospital and was dismissed. Officers were pursuing their investigation. Cow Cowboy cops in Dogie Roundup City patrolmen played boy Early this morning. Rosie ones of the area from Alaska ave. To Patton Lane awakened by the thud of Hoof boats called the police to bring a Stop to a miniature Stampede threatening lawns and Flower bods. Tho Cowboy cops corralled Tho Loos yearling Bull and hog in Short order end herded them Back Down the Trail to James George s place Enle Luz Road whore they had broken Down Tho Fence. baby abandoned at Ball Park Mommy will always love him a j Hobbs a Pic a Blue eyed Blac haired boy baby eight to to Days old was abandoned in an automobile parked at the Hobbs baseball Park last night. Note left with the child gave instructions for mixing his for the baby to Lea general Hospital Mular told his name and said a Tell him some Day that Mommy will always love him. A the baby a White child was found by Frank Tenner a negro Barber in his car at the end of a Hobbs Odessa doubleheader. With the child were two nursing bottles filled with formula a bundle of diapers a a use mask and the note. Tenner Barf parked his car near the Entrance where floodlights from the Field gave Brilliant illumination. He immediately noticed Deputy sheriff Jake fort who was leaving the Park and fort took the baby was wearing a diaper and a flannel shirt. The note written on an unstamped unaddressed air mail envelope said # a please take care of my Little son. I love him so very much. Tell him some Day that Mommy will always love him and worry that he a Well or not. A dear god forgive me but i just can to find another Way. Done to let anyone have him that wont love him. A Call him Gary. He is Legal. Take Good care of him. Put in paper so ill know he Sok. Love always to ply Little Darling. on the reverse Side there was this postscript a keep this note for him to read some Day. I love him with All my heart. Please take Good care of him. Done to put him in an orphan age please. I truly love him the child weighs six pounds 14% ounces and was reported a very healthy at the Hospital new York Obj Shoemaker Gino Prato still accustomed to following his fathers advice at the age of 55, has taken his $32,000 and Given up on the ,000 question. A Cable from papa Prato in Italy advised Stop where you Are. That a enough this Way. Regards and that a what the Bronx Cobbler with the pleasing ways and amazing operatic lore did last night. Before a jammed studio and a vast television audience. Prato took a Check for the $32,000 he had won so far. He translated the Cable from Genoa and said a because i take my daddy a advice All my life i Prato said he received the Cable from his 92-year-old father this week in the midst of a dilemma Over a deluge of a a do and a a done to advice from Well wishers. No one yet has tried for the grand prize on the lbs to Giveaway show. If pro had taken a Chance and lost he would have received an expensive automobile As a Consolation prize. Louisiana hayride show scheduled for next tuesday an Alamogordo appearance by one of the top hillbilly music aggregations currently popular throughout the nation the a Louisiana hayride gang a has been scheduled for the Junior High school gymnasium next tuesday evening aug. 16. The show is being sponsored by the Junior chamber of Commerce for the Benefit of their Street sign project. The Public is invited. Jaycees reported today that the Street sign Campaign is achieving a Good response throughout the City As it is being pressed rapidly to completion. A total of $346.21 was realized from the weeks parking meter a a take donated by the City and a recent contribution of $50 from the fire department swelled the Campaign fund. Fire department contributes $50 to Street sign project the Alamogordo Volunteer fire department voted monday night to donate $50 to the Street sign project being pressed to completion by the local Jaycee chapter. The firemen made the donation from the unit As an Active civic organization. Jaycee leaders of the Street sign Campaign hailed the contribution As a an evidence of the civic spirit and co operation of this group of men who Volunteer their own services for the Good of the pitching in to assist in Clearing away the debris left by the noontime storm in Tularosa today was Bro. Bartholomew o. F. M., who is shown above As he prepared to lend a hand with a a in moving an uprooted tree from the walk in front of the Catholic Church. The walled churchyard was flooded with water from the storm. Staff photo a violent local storm dump so an estimated two inches of rain on the Tularosa commune in a 30-minute period at noon today and wind and Hail wreaked widespread damage on farm crops in the surrounding agricultural area a leading banners estimated damage to the Cotton crop As 30 per cent Over the Community with several Farmers estimating their personal damage As much higher than that. The storm Mew huge treed across streets and Power lines Docking several streets for hours and electric Power was still off at 2 30 ., awaiting Clearing of lines. Several Homes on the lower West Side of the vilage were reported flooded by Waters which poured off Foothills to the East of the City and were added to the volume of rainfall poured into the City by the two Inch fall. Crop damage reported Orville Bookout who farms the i. D. Champion place reported he measured the two Inch fall and also said his Cotton was damaged one third by Hail and wind. He estimated his loss would rub rom $3,000 to $5,000. He said peaches at the farm also were damaged that some Hay was lost and that Grain Fields were flooded. Bookout told a news reporter that his Fields wire flooded to in depth of thro foul other Faro tors receiving heavy damage to crops included Virgil Bryant who estimated his Cotton crop was damaged from 50 to 75 per cent and a. D. Walker who said damages on his 28 acres South of town would run a estimated 25 per cent other Farmers of the area suffered comparable damages. Trees uprooted Large Trees were uprooted in Many sections of the a Bohme blocking streets at several Points and full Crews of the City and utilities companies were manned to Clear the streets and Utility lines. Electric Power went off at 11 22 As the storm broke on the City from the Northeast and had not been restored at mid afternoon As Crews awaited the Clearing of All lines before risking turning Power on again. Roy Crockett of the Mountain states Telephone co., said one Long distance line was knocked out of order at the Tularosa Cotton Gin and repair Crews were at work to restore full service Early this afternoon. Trees were uprooted tin tile churchyard of the historic Catholic Church and the walled churchyard was flooded by tile downpour. Tree misses car one Large Mulberry tree was blown Down at the rear of the j Church and blocked third Street narrowly missing the parked car of. Edward g. Beyer. I the Northeast Section of town was hardest hit by the storm. J i stay up late tonight to see Silver Shower of the perseid Albuquerque up a of you re up until the wee hours tonight or tomorrow you can get in on one of nature s most spectacular free shows the Silver rain of the perseid meteors. The perseid reach the height of their frequency either tonight or tomorrow according to or. Lincoln Lapaz of the University of new Mexico Institute of meteoritic s. They can Best be seen after Midnight against the background of the Constellation from which they take their name Perseus in the northeastern skies. The perseid have been observed for thousands of years. The meteors Are chunks from a Comet s Tail which Flash into meteors hitting the Earth s Atmos on phere Lapaz said. The Comet itself was first discovered in the 1860 s. Once a year on aug. To or la the perseid reach the height of their brilliance As the debris from the Comet thickens and the orbits of Earth and Comet intersect. Lapaz a noted fireball Chaser asked observers of the skies not to confuse the perseid with fireballs. The meteoritic is said he had been out most of yesterday checking into about 24 reports of another of the southwests yellow Green fireballs. This one apparently landed somewhere Between Socorro and Albuquerque around 8 05 . Sunday night. Lapaz said he had had reports on the sighting from Points As widely separated As Las Cruces and Gallup. Water Rose to such a height that it flowed in the Back door of the a Tularosa co. Office. All of the towns ditches were running full and overflowing. Roof damage reported roof damage was reported at the Home of Dean Martin and numerous other residents also reported that the wind and Hail had damaged roofs. Water damage was reported from numerous Homes and places of business where rain poured through damaged roofs and windows. A plate Glass window at the Taw or. Food Market North of town was reported blown in six inches by tile Force of the wind and Interior of tile store was drenched by the rain. An automobile owned by e. L. Baca was tipped sideways by the roots of a tree under which it was parked when the tree was uprooted in the storm. A garage at the Jack Pean Home North of town was blown Down by the storm hut the Dean automobile was not in the building. A fruit stand on Highway 70 at the North Edge of the City was destroyed. It was operated by j. E. Matthews. Several Sheds Lee sudden storm rage a

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