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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - May 29, 1977, Alamogordo, New Mexico Sampson Miller recognized with prestigious conservation award by Stan Green Sampson Miller vice president of the Mescalero Apache tribal Council has been named to receive the american motors conservation award for 1977. He is one of 21 professional or citizen con concerts group eyes fall drive the Otero county Community concerts association met recently to begin plans for its 1977-78 concert season. Attending was Orlin Witcraft Columbia artists management inc. Representative from the los Angeles Community concerts office to assist with plans for the associations 28th concert season. A fall membership Campaign was set for late september with the drive to open with the usual dinner meeting on saturday sept. 17. The Headquarters office will be open from sept. 26 through oct. I allowing the concert workers two weeks this year to do their Campaign canvassing. Memberships will have to be obtained during that time As Community concerts works on a no prof it no loss plan with memberships taken Only during the drive week no single admissions Are sold at the door on concert evenings. All concerts Are held in the Chapel of Grace United methodist Church 16th St. And Cuba ave., and begin at 8 . A season of four or five concerts is being planned again this year for local music enthusiasts. A already contracted for the new season Are three very attractive concerts a noted Kenneth Bender president of the association. A we think these concerts certainly will have an Appeal to any concerts already booked include the flamenco guitarists Paco Pena for november the Ronnie Brown Trio a a classics to jazz ensemble for january and the slovenian singers of Yugoslavia a male double Quarter on their first american tour in Early March. One or two concerts also will be selected at the conclusion of the drive to Complete the series. An election of officers was held with All executive officers re elected to another term including Bender As president Ray Kissiah first vice president mrs. Darwin Moses second vice president and membership chairman mrs. Jack , third vice president and publicity chairman mrs. S. I Storrs Secretary and mrs. Margaret Flickinger treasurer. Bender indicated that the Board of directors comprised of some 40 members from throughout the county would remain about the same. Members fees will remain the same As last year $6 for students $12.50 for adults and a family membership of both parents and two or More children in the immediate family at $35. Memberships Are transferrable and May be used by another person should the member be unable to attend. Members also May use their memberships for admission to other Community concerts without further charge in other cities except Elpaso. Witcraft announced that Juarez Mexico recently has re formed their Community concerts association and will Welcome Alamogordo to share reciprocity with them. Bender announced that by the opening of the season in november the association should have its own piano which has been planned for and anticipated for Many years through a piano fund being accumulated in the name of the late Blanche Olsen an Early organizer of the local association. Volunteer workers for the fall membership Campaign Are being recruited through the summer by officers and Board members. Anyone desiring to give their interest and time to the Success of the coming membership drive May notify the Campaign chairman mrs. Moses at 437-0494 further information also May be obtained from mrs. Storrs 437-4053, or mrs. Rath Geber 437-7413. Serva zionists to be so named nation wide. Miller is one of three from new Mexico. Minnesota and Washington each had three winners while Florida Georgia Idaho and Virginia had two each and one each came from California Connecticut Missouri and Wisconsin. In honouring Miller the Detroit Mich release said of him a for More than 20 years Miller also has been vice president of the tribal Sampson Miller Mayhill 4-h tortoises run sees feature memorial in the future Memphis 500 by Kathy Griffin Mayfield 4-h reporter at the Mayhill 4-h livestock meeting april 25, Warren Bain livestock Leader showed the kids about mites in rabbits. Teresa Frizzell gave an interesting illustration and slide show on a a feature in the on May 23, the club met for its regular business meeting. Carol Griffin president called the meeting to order with tim Lane and Gwen Griffin leading the pledges. Kathy Griffin gave the county Council report. Officer trainees for the month were Neil Mitchell Kevin Lane tim Lane Norma Griffin Allan Horton Gary Cox Leland Bain and Johnny Bain. The second annual a old timers Day will be june 18 at the Mayhill Community building at 3 . There will be a cake and pie auction games and food. Everyone is invited to come and have a Good time. Carol Griffin gave an illustration on a Breeds of Swine a tim Lane on a leather Craft a Leland Bain on a emergency first Aid a Glenn Denny on Quot tips for backpacking a Ned Mitchell on a Miracle of birth a and Roger Horton on Memphis Tenn. A it May not have All the Glamor of the a Indianapolis 500,�?� but the memorial Day a Memphis 500�?� will be quieter and there a Little thought of any of the participants getting Hurt. Three thine Champion a emr. Gusto a a a 425-Pound Galapagos Tortoise at the Overton Park zoo will be defending his title against a Leopard Turtle and possibly entries from the Little Rock and Knoxville zoos in the 500-Inch classic. It was begun in 1974 by or. Joel Wallach As a Means to boost sagging attendance at the Memphis zoo. More than 600 visitors watched the race last year As a emr. Gusto won in record 2-minute, 40-second time. The race rules permit handlers to push or pull their entries to keep them in line but no Forward pushes or pulls Are permitted. The Winner will get a bowl of lettuce. President named Albuquerque a George l. Clark former president of the first National Bank in Albuquerque is the new president and chief executive officer of Plaza Del sol National Bank. Carols in Hawaii or. And mrs. Joe t. Caron have returned from Honolulu Hawaii where they were guests of southwestern life insurance co. At the firms 1977 Agency convention at the Sheraton Waikiki hotel. Caron southwestern life representative in Alamogordo is one of the company a leading agents. The strangely spotted Appaloosa horse was developed by the Nez Perce indians from descendants of the Spanish horse. Council of the Mescalero Apache reservation and his leadership in charting Wise use and development of the reservations natural resources has created a wildlife and recreation management program to which managers of All Large tracts of land could look with the citation adds a was part of a Long Range soil and moisture conservation program begun in 1954, Many erosion control and watershed Protection structures have been built. His efforts were instrumental in re stocking Elk on the reservation adding much to its Appeal for wildlife enthusiasts. He played a Large role in getting a fish hatchery located on the reservation and its numerous Ponds and Small streams and kept Well stocked. A the reservation has become an outdoor recreation area that serves thousands of residents of both new Mexico and Texas each year. A in his position with the Bureau of Indian affairs Miller is responsible for directing and implementing programs in All areas of resource management. He successfully has coordinated these efforts with goals and objectives of his tribe and the resulting close co operation Between the tribe and various government agencies has been a key Factor in development of an outstanding resource use program. He currently is coordinating a water resource plan to cover needs Well into the next a i am very proud to have been selected As one of 21 conservationists Over the country to receive this outstanding award a Miller said. A it is something that i never expected to get but it sure is Nice to it was under his direction that the re seeding efforts went so successfully after a disastrous fire on the reservation in 1972. Thousands of acres of prime Forest land perished in that Blaze but prompt action under his directions resulted in new fences being erected to keep livestock from freshly seeded areas and today the area is a prime pasture land for the hundreds of cattle and horses and game animals that roam the reservation. When i went to the Burn area following the fire it was one vast area of charred Pine Trees. A few Days after the fire a heavy rain washed pulleys right out of prime Grassland so deep a Man standing in the Bottom of one could not see Over the Edge. When i accompanied Miller and other tribal members later to have a look at the area from a helicopter they had just started on a re seeding program that soon flourished. Six mile run set june 4 at Mescalero the Mescalero Apache invitational six mile run is scheduled for june 4 beginning at to . At the Mescalero Rodeo Arena. An aau sanctioned event the run will consist of six divisions for men and women. Registration will be from 8 . To 9 45 before the run. Each contestant must have a valid aau card. Membership cards May be purchased at registration. Divisions Are 13-15, 16-35 and 35 and Over for both men and women. There will be three trophies for each division commercial a residential a Industrial wiring maintenance and repair 1019 Madison office 434-0850 Attar hour r. D. Compar 434-0759 Kant compary 434-1311 we carry so. D Load Center pannel Cutler Hammer Complete line of Klein tools and safety equipment receptacles switches by lighting fixtures by Light Craft Keystone Lite trend Progress no Job is too Smau or too Bio some service can be done in shop special discount to senior citizens Miller directed the placement of dams and structures which soon stopped the flow of topsoil. A third trip to that area with the tribal vice president revealed How various grasses had grabbed onto the scorched soil and had grown As High As a Man in places. This action was one of the Many accomplished by Sampson Miller which led to his selection for this outstanding conservation award. Exchange student will a come backs Alli Heikkila by Stan Green got your new Hunting or fishing License yet you have a Mere three weeks to get one at the current rate. Yep the information is right from the big boys up Santa be Way and they Tell us that the attorney general a office has instructed the state game commission of this fact. A fact that is that new Hunting and fishing License fees go into effect june 17, 1977. You can still get your licenses for the today Price through june 16, but the game and fish department is in the process of printing new forms Stamps validations and licenses at a fast Pace. As you probably recall the department had told us earlier that they did not intend to have the new fees until april i 1978. It seems that wording specifying that Date was inadvertently in other words somebody goofed omitted from the act making the new fees effective 90 Days after the close of the legislative session. Now you can get your Deer Bear Turkey Mountain lion and fishing licenses at the old prices through june 16. You can get your Elk licenses too provided the application forms Are received in the Santa be or other official offices before june 16. However if you Are going to try for Antelope Barbary sheep Ibex Oryx Bighorn sheep and Javelina you Are stuck. The drawings for these species will be held after the new deadline and will have to be sold at the new rates regardless of whether your application is received ahead of the deadline. So instructs the a. You old timers get a break. If you have not bought your general Hunting License. It will Cost you $10 after june 16. If you have not bought yours yet it will pay you to wait a bit. Other licenses take a big Frog jump general Hunting and fishing goes from $12 to $20 general Hunting from $9 to $15 big game jumps from $7.50 to $12 Elk $15 to $20 Cougar $10 to $15 year round fishing $5.50 to $7 and the Trout stamp costs one Frog skin More or $4. Licenses for trapping doubled with the current fee of $2.50 going to $5. You out of state Bow Hunters will have to Fork Over $30 rather than the present $15 to buy a Deer License nonresident big game hikes from $50.25 to $90. However Cougar non resident licenses Are Down from $300 to $75 while Elk hiked from $75 to almost double at $135 trappers from $50 to six times that much or $300 fishing for a year round License up from $10 to $15 and a Trout stamp will Cost $5 from the present $3. Non resident and resident fishermen who wish to Purchase a one Day License will have to dig for another Buck As that went up from $2 to $3 and the five Day fee will Cost $7.50 and the Trout stamp goes at $3. The juniors seniors fishing License available to residents Only will remain at $1 plus $3 if you want to Hook onto a Trout. The new fees for Antelope will be $15 for us in the land of enchantment and $100 for out of states Bighorn and Barbary sheep $25 and $300 Ibex $25 and $300 Javelina $15 and $50. There you have it. You can save a few Bucks on some licenses but for the most part looks As if we will have to live with added fees for the enjoyment of Hunting and fishing in new Mexico. By Steve Dragg daily news staff writer finnish Exchange student Alii Heikkila will return to his Homeland this summer following his graduation last thursday from Alamogordo High school but he says he Isnit finished with this country yet. Here As part of the International youth Exchange program sponsored by rotary District 552, Heikkila has spent the past year As guest of the Alamogordo rotary club while attending has. Although he will return to his Home in Heinola Finland to begin College work he wants to Complete his education at an american University. To do so he will have to make another foreign Exchange arrangement. In order to be considered for the rotary Exchange program Alii had to be among the top third of his High school class and be Able to speak English. His father is a member of rotary in Finland. Three families have provided accommodations for Heikkila since he came Here a or. And mrs. Merle Mills of Cloudcroft or. And mrs. George Graffeo and or. And mrs. Thomas Roberts. All were chosen through the local rotary membership. Speaking of his coming return to Finland Alii said a i miss my parents but i think ill come Back. I like it Alii cites Freedom to choose More of his classes As one of his favored aspects of school Here. Here one can concentrate on future interests he said whereas at Home the curriculum is mostly set. Heikkila also said relations Between students and teachers Are better Here. He said this is not due to fewer restrictions on students but to the fact that teachers and students Are friendlier with each other. He added that students in the states Are More outgoing than at Home helping him to make Many friends Here. Allies knowledge of America was limited to what he had seen on newsreels and he said he did no to know what to expect. He said he had no prejudice built up however. During the Christmas holidays he made a trip to Dallas and Houston and said he was favourably impressed with the big cities. He said he also liked the Gulf of Mexico. Prior to his return to Finland Alii will take a rotary sponsored bus trip to new York. The two week tour will take him through Many different areas of the . 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