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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - July 28, 1968, Alamogordo, New Mexico Historic min a. A of tit list to of Oasis opens for Public Alau Uruu in a Laily Truia july 23, 1968 20 pages -10c White Sands Oasis was opened to the Public saturday for the first time. The area once known As Garton Lake sometimes known As the Pool of Siloam is about 2 Miles across the Road from the White Sands National Mon a m e n t Headquarters and boasts about a two acre Lake the result of an Artesian Well drilled by an Oil Hunting Rig in 1017. The Well was capped shortly after that but roving stockmen looking for water opened it. Tim Toai Tinq. Wall Al Wimin Ulm laugh lines then there was the Eskimo who accidentally stabbed himself with an icicle and died of cold cuts. For kids preliminary work How born going on recently by people interested in forming kids inc., locally. Thio organization is an organized Effort to got youngsters interested in sports end it operates during Hie school terms. It is not simply a summer program. Fact is we know Little about it but from what we be been told the Effort is growing nationally and is having Success. It is open to the youngsters who can to make the teams of the various schools and provides them with organized sports activities with Volunteer coaches. It sounds Good with Many of the preliminaries out of the Way a mooting it being called for next wednesday evening at 4 30, in the City commission of City hah. For the purpose of going Over the end. The Amarillo s kids Gram will Beh citric two or inc., Proto outline to toll of is needed end see if there is sufficient interest to got it going hero. If this sort of thing interests you Stop in and hear All about k. Good turnout the Zahory committee reports on excellent turnout for the Art exhibit hold last weak in the waiver Pontiac Bukk motor co. Showroom. Quito a few visitors contributed $125 to the Community Center for theatre end arts end Over $200 Worth of paintings and batiks Ware said. The profits will a a real boost to the Center s Treasury. Por those that did t Gat to see the exhibit it was a a How Well Dens and Wall displayed. Good foods we Don t know if you Hove noticed but Ladonne Robson county Home agent has been presenting Soma of the standards for Good flt a a Ltd Quot Extension notes Quot column lately. Ladonna is noting the fact that these Ere the standards for the upcoming Otero county fair but they Alia be standards for Wall prepared end presented nods. We feel that anyone interested in obtaining High Quality in their Home cooked or prepared foods should be watching for these standards in her column whether the foods Are to be entered in the fair or not. Home again Camille Musch is at Home. 2321 Union from a a Kay stay in Providence memorial Hospital in Elpaso. She went Down to have a Bunch of terms run and had to stay for a while she will have to rest for about a month before she can return to work and while she a rest shed like to see some of her friends. Camille to feeling better and is ready for company. Postponement the Alem Gorde pm office operated on e business so usual Quot Ocho Dute saturday duo it e lao Minuto daily in he a dal pm manpower cult. Senate action a dude the poet office department from a government wide personnel w meat l umm i ranches plugged it with a Telephone pole at one time to keep these drifters out but an enterprising horseman dynamited it at one Point and the Well flowed unimpeded and formed the Lake. A Man named Garton took the place Over in the �?T20s and promoted the Waters As being healthy but that venture soon failed and the Lake was soon ignored. It Lay unnoticed and unwanted until Carl Reed City commissioner became interested in it. The Well was started in August 1017 by a group of Oil ventures. The aug. 30, 1917, edition of the Otero county news reported that a last monday morning the local twin Buttes Oil amp Gas co. Began operations with a rotary Rig that started drilling for a depth of 3,000 feet at the rate of a foot a minute. Before it was Over the Rig brought in an Artesian Well instead of Oil. That possibility was foreseen by the Otero county news which said a maybe the Drill will not gel Oil or Gas. But will get a Large Quantity of Artesian water that comes from f source beyond the watershed of the Valley. This is not very probable however. It is strictly a Case of Quien Sabe and we will simply have to it i wait and the projects Progress a reported in the sept. 13 Issue of the news a drilling at the Oil Well Lias been progressing quite satisfactorily and Guerney e. Ward sr., who is looking after the logging of the Well states a his belief that the Drill is through the Valley fill or Wash and is entering a Limestone formation. A the Drill struck pretty hard Rock yesterday and is going Down at a slower Speed a the size of the Drill Hole was decreased a Day or so ago and ail eight Inch Drill is now being used. The Hole was started with a 10-Inch Drill. Quot the total depth reached is now a Little in excess of 800 feet and indications Are pronounced very favourable for securing Oil so the news is informed by those supposed to in Phi it column 3 biggest bag h v vessels City commissioner Cor Reed left Durts Jess son Dami Mohe son oors opening saturday. Staff photo Altitude Check for Apollo Good Cape Kennedy Fla. Apr the space Agency reported saturday the first manned Altitude chamber test of the Apollo 7 spaceship was a highly successful and scheduled a second test for monday. The three astronauts who will Fly the ship participated in the nine hour exercise Friday. The commander of the Crew. Navy capt. Walter m. Schirra jr., reported that he air Force major Donn f. Eisele and civilian Walter Cunningham had a Quot Good the Trio who Are scheduled for an Earth orbit trip in october spent most of the time in the spaceship at a simulated Altitude of 226.000 feet in the 55-foot Altitude chamber. In this vacuum they exercised Many of the Cabin and space suit systems. The Apollo 7 commander said that the Crews Confidence in the spacecraft was so High Quot that we were Able to vent the Cabin and remain for several hours at a High Altitude in our pressurized suits relying in Pih a. Crumn 4 Hove Money. Must Trovel head Start program seeking new facilities full staff by Sally Sparlin the Alamogordo head Start program has received approval of a $50.783 Federal Grant officials of the Otero county Community action Agency revealed this weekend to support the fall head Start program now All the program needs is a place for classes a director five teachers five teacher aides a Cook Cook aide janitor and Secretary bookkeeper miss Alice Kelly. Community action program Field representative said funds from the regional Cap office in Austin will finance the program for a four month period and that additional funds will be forthcoming in january of 1969 for the remainder of a me month program. Miss Kelly said the Alamo Texas Man killed when car slams into Concrete Marker a. 1.1 a i. I an Andrews tex., Man was killed late Friday night when his car slammed into the Concrete base of the Ranger station sign near the intersection of state Road 37 and Cedar Creek Road new Mexico state police patrolman but by Miller said Audrey Allen Turnbow 38908 be fourth st., Andrews was dead at the scene of the Accident of internal injuries. He said Turnbow apparently was driving North in a 1967 Plymouth when he failed to negotiate the curve to the right skidded More than 100 Teet. Left Roadway on the left Side travelled an additional 30 before crashing into the designating the Ruidoso the and feet Man Ranger station Gordo Public schools no longer Are Able to provide classroom space for the head Start program because the Large influx of students anticipated for the fall term will make it necessary for the schools to utilize All their facilities. At least four classrooms will be necessary to operate the head Start program anyone aware of any classroom space is ask it gtd to Contact miss Kelly at 437-3042 or 437-3045. Desks chairs toys and other materials also will be needed. Applications for the head Start connected positions Are being accepted at the Community action Agency 310 Delaware through aug 12. The position of director will pay a it 400 per year. Qualifications include a minimum of a bachelors degree with previous work with or Strong interest in pre school aged children and their families and the ability to work with the poor and culturally deprived the position requires close co operation with Spanish american negro and. In p�9� i cd imn i news briefs grand rapids Mich my a scattered Rock throwing resumed saturday night m a predominately negro Section of Southeastern grand rapids where eight White persons were dragged from cars Ana beaten 24 hours earlier. Washington up a Arthur m. Okus presi Dent Johnson a chief economic advisor says a Here is a Roal risk of a recession Early next year. 232 counted out by planes off carriers by Edwin q. White associated press writer Saigon map a . Navy warplanes flying from three carriers off the coast of North Vietnam Sank or damaged 232 enemy Supply boats saturday in what a . Spokesman described sunday As the Quot largest bag of boats for the War Quot the nearly 200 Navy aircraft Quot pursued the enemy boats and barges on Rivers canals and coastal Waterways through the Southern Panhandle if North Vietnam Quot sinking 132 boats and damaging another 100. The spokesman said ranging from the carriers intrepid Bon homme Richard and a third unnamed ship the . Planes caught the Supply boats in a wide area stretching from 19th parallel the Boundary for bombing in the North to Cape Mui Ron 75 Miles to the South. The spokesman said bomb damage to roads and Bridges in the Southern Panhandle below the 19th parallel had forced the enemy to depend increasingly on boats to move its supplies southward the heavy attack was in response to the change in strategy the raid followed announcement saturday that two More american planes have been downed in the air War Over North Vietnam raising to 872 the total of i s aircraft lost on combat missions there. There were no details on what the Supply boats were carrying. It was assumed Many of them were Load d with weapons and ammunition for use in South Vietnam other Navy pilots also destroyed 10 trucks and damaged four others in raids saturday near the coastal City of Vinh. B52 bombers mounted five missions saturday night and three More sunday against sus so i column 4 Albuquerque the new Mexico press women named a is Duncan Arquette of Albuquerque As the groups 1968 Zia award Winner saturday night the award announced at tax organisations annual banquet in Albuquerque is Given Annua ill for achievement by a new Mexico writer. Washington a the chairman of Tho son ate space commit a appealed saturday for a a fart of work on nuclear rocket engine development despite congressional Cut in the a Pace program. Sen. Clinton p. Andersen d n.m., made the Appeal in a aparte letter to Jam Webb head of the National aeronautic and space administration and or. Glen Seaborg chairman of Tho atomic Energy commission. In the letter to Seaborg Anderson a Aid work on Nerva in i opinion will be necessary for future space a ions. Saturn engine runs 1,000 mph on base track Holuj Man Booster engine blasted Down the a gum that will be High Speed the Saturn v Rex a Ket was mis schools now out of head Start program Caa is sole operator _ auvi�., a i a drool a Stem miss Kelly s county a engr Gordo Public schools Are no longer associated with head Start which will be operated solely by the Otero Community action this fall. Woodburn assistant superintendent in charge of Ric ulum said saturday that the separation was made by the office of economic Opportunity office in Austin. Principal reasons he Saia. Were the coat of lunches and disagreement Over qualifications required for head Start teachers Woodburn says the school system charged 72 cents a per son for a lunch and a snack Quot which is our the system sell it any lower he said. In the other matter he said the Alamogordo Public school system had to insist on certified teachers where the Austin office will accept High school graduates or College undergraduates Woi Burn said h s not that school system does not head s Art because it he said the school system had a summer head Start program and had another organized before the Community a tax a Agency Wax formed. The want does although the school system cannot now participate in the program he said Quot i plan on helping them All that i possibly can Quot As a private citizen. Alice Kelly Field representative for the Cap said us Roxa head Start charged 4., cents per person for a noon meal and snack Phe Olu hired All the Kitchen personnel in Tularosa she said Woodburn said that be done in the Alamogordo schools because Deo workers got $1 50 an hour and school system employees $1 25, and that to mix the two would cause morale problems min Kelly said tie Leo pre fers certified teachers but wants them with no tenure or Little experience so they can be hired at a lower salary. Instead site said the school system insisted on hiring experienced teachers Many with masters degrees and special education training. Quot we done to want to antagonize la pubic schools Quot she said a we need to work with these people but this is Only a Readi Ness program it a not a sch it a a a situation we simply done to need person As experienced and As expensive As that we have used my a a a s. Cd us i Salt 1jvke City in vice president Hilbert h Humphrey won the lion s it Hare of National Deu Gate support at the Utah democratic convention saturday evening of the 26 delegates named favor Humphrey for the presidential nomination the other six delegates said they were undecided each will have a vote Jerusalem up a Israel May cell for on urgent mooting of the United nation Security Council to Gein release from Algeria of a hijacked Al Al jetliner end 12 israeli passing Send Crew men e foreign ministry spokesman said saturday night. White Sands missile Range n i the army said saturday that More than $63 million of its $130 million budget at White Sands missile Range was spent in new Mexico and West Texas army budget and logistics officials said tins a Ludo $69 million in army military civilian and contract m payrolls for the fiscal year i hey said let a Al Pui Hases including contracts awarded to urea turns totalled More than $14 million Memphis Tenn up Arthur j hone. Jemy a Teri Rey s detente lawyer told newsmen Setir Day an International com must conspiracy was involved in the slaying of or. Martin Luther King or. Blasted Down the High Speed test track at Holloman fab Friday the engine readied a Speed of More than i 000 Mike per hour official said. The engine has a unique variable thru get capability die air Force said it can be programmed to run with a thrust of from 50.000 to 150,000 pounds the engine will be used to test guidance components of Hie Saulti rocket Index amusements comics crossword Puzzle Deer a by Drew peer sen editorials glancing backward history headlines inside the Capitel Sparts news to schedules women s news Peg i is 14 23 4 m2 14 i weather report occasional thundershowers afternoon and evening today and monday mostly through morning hours High today 91 and l a a tonight 6$, a a a Niin m

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