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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Alamogordo, New Mexico Glover unanimously named state democratic chairman Albuquerque a Alamogordo mayor Mike Glover was elected chairman of the new Mexico democratic party saturday by the party scentral committee. He was the Only candidate nominated for the Post and his election was by acclamation. Glover succeeds Ben Alexander of Hobbs As head of the state party. Alexander elected in july 1974, served 16 months then refused to seek another term. A i think that anybody who tried to do this Job Over a Long period of time. His enthusiasm would Wear thin a Alexander said in announcing his decision last August to step Down. The Central committee re elected state sen. Consuelo ritzes Burrell of Santa be to her second term As new Mexico democratic party chairwoman. And the approximately 150 delegates approved a Resolution opposing . Senate Bill i the proposed codification of Federal criminal Law because of its alleged threat to individual Freedom. State sen. Odis Echols of Clovis the state party treasurer told the Central committee the party finished the month of october with what a a May be a world record a we re in the he said the state party ended the month with a Cash balance of $3,679.70. He said the Bank balance on oct. I was Mike Glover $6,397.85 and Cash income during the month was $4,143.55. From this were deducted expenses of $5,526.16 and debts of $1,335.54. Both the chairman and chairwoman serve two year terms. Glover an Oil distributor and former Otero county democratic party chairman promised the democrats he would be a a Man of action in trying to a a broaden the base of the democratic party and increase grass roots he said democratic leaders must ensure that a Power within the democratic party stems from the Block workers from the precinct and county level upward not from the top with americans Faith and Confidence in their political system shaken a by watergate and other events a Glover said a the Challenge to the democratic party in 1976 is As great As it has Ever he said democrats not Only must elect their candidates they must a overcome this disillusionment that now Glover was nominated by Charles Hughes chairman of the san Juan county party. Top party leaders including Alexander gov. Jerry Apodaca and a representative of . Sen. Joseph Montoya held a closed meeting last weekend to consider possible candidates. Alexander said continued on Page 8 s Quot workers prepare to remove the wreckage of a tractor trailer Rig which tumbled Over an embankment East of Tularosa Friday evening. One Man died of injuries sustained in the crash and his wife who was driving the big Rig was injured. Blair Wal Blair it Kuhn Waul laugh lines you re not always sure what kind of mind a fellow has until he begins to give you a piece of it. Sun fete picking teams for the various Carend football bowl games now will begin to be a a a hot matter. Some will come out with some Good games and others will be so so As it always is. The Sun bowl in Elpaso probably Lead the be St football game of the entire lot last year but the names of the teams did t excite people to give that event the prominence others did. However this year the Sun bowl people feel they Are much better equipped to make bids to some real outstanding teams. Changes in the conference truck Rolls off curve texan dead a Texas truck Driver died As a result of injuries received Friday night when a heavily loaded Semi Rig driven by his wife veered off Highway 70 East of Tularosa and tumbled Down an embankment. Dead is Billy Ray Murphy 39, of Hale Center Tex. Murphy a 40-year-old wife Joyce was said to have received a broken and facial Cut in the wreck. State police officers theorized the Rig loaded with fertilizer entered a curve just West of the new four Lane stretch at a too High a Speed before sliding off the right Side of the Road and Down the embankment. Murphy was believed to have been asleep in the tractors bunk behind the Driver when the 10 45 . Accident occurred. Both victims were taken to Gerald Champion memorial Hospital where Murphy died at 2 55 a.m., reports indicated. Witnesses at the scene said the big Rig was demolished in Roll Down the embankment and the Load of fertilizer aboard was scattered Over a wide area. The site of the crash was said to be the same place that a diesel Tanker spilled its Load several months ago and the spot a trucker died when his Rig crashed Over the embankment. Investigating the Accident were officers Robbie Coon and Keith Rice assisted by sgt. Bobbie Miller. No briefs Rotterdam. The Netherlands apr dutch businessman Tiede Herrema who lost Only a tooth after being held prisoner by Irish terrorists for 36days, returned to a family reunion saturday. It. Jackson . Apr sgt. . David Mitchell 36, acquitted of charges in the 1968 my Tai massacre has been convicted of accepting bribes from trainees and sentenced to five years at hard labor an spokesman said saturday. The 15-year Veteran was convicted of to counts of accepting Money from men in his training platoon at the Basic training Center at f t. Jackson. Vol. 81�?no. 261 Alamogordo daily Nrma Alamogordo new Mexico sunday november 9, 1973 20 4-h awards presented in annual ceremonies Detroit a a steady boost in sales and cautious production schedules have enabled the . Auto companies to Cut their stockpiles of unsold models to a 14-month Low. The Industry a Supply situation As of nov. I was in Sharp contrast to a year ago when bloated stocks resulting from a sales slump triggered one of the most extensive production cutbacks in Industry history. Tmw437-2333 Hunter shot near Capitan rules have been responsible for that feeling. Our note Here however was t intended to dwell entirely on the football game. Elpaso probably does As much to make the Sun bowl Only one part of a big Celebration As any other. Theirs is the Sun carnival and it is expanded to the Point that it takes in nearly All sports and will be almost a month Long affair. There Are a total of 26 scheduled events during december with the Climax being the Sun bowl game and we think it is Well worthy of note. Oley Are doing a Good promotional Job too. Maybe you a like to get in on More of the Sun carnival than just the Parade and bowl game. Ruidoso . A a Man was shot in the left leg saturday while Hunting Deer in the Capitan area a Lincoln county sheriffs officer said. Officer Ralph Romero said the Man was in fair condition saturday night at Ruidoso Hospital. Romero declined to identify the victim pending notification of family. The Man was brought to Ruidoso Hospital by ambulance and was to be Council eyes Bond decision transferred Hospital in to St. Roswell Mary s Tiger win our tigers came up with a Winner Friday night and we were proud of them. They have a Good Chance next weekend to come up at the end of the season on a winning note too As they meet Gadsden. Tularosa and Cloudcroft have better win loss records and Are just outstanding in their classes. We Are proud of the tigers Friday night game and wish them Well next weekend. Fair with moderate afternoon windsness through monday and a Little cooler. High in Low 70s and Low in upper 30s. A Resolution calling for a special City wide $6 million water Bond election is on tap for consideration by the commission when it meets tuesday for a regular work session at 7 30 . In the commissions meeting room at City Hall. Commissioners will hold their regular monday morning Agenda review session at 10a.m. In the mayors office. The proposed general obligation Bond Issue for an extensive revamping of Alamogordo a water system surfaced at a special commission meeting two weeks ago. At that time representatives of the engineering firm that created a five volume City water master plan and Scott Barker of Gerwin amp co., Alamogordo a fiscal agent met with commissioners to design the improvement plan. While an exact election Date had not yet been established the commission is expected to set one if the Resolution is adopted tuesday night. Barker earlier indicated the election could not be held any sooner than february. Here a what the proposed improvements consist of a installation of a chlorine station at Alamo Canyon. A installation of a chlorine station at Green Reservoir. A installation of new mainline recording meters at Alamo Tower and Green Reservoir. A replacement of the Alamo Canyon line. A obstruction of a filter continued on Page 8 i the Otero county 4-h awards program was held last night at the Cloudcroft High school gym where recognition was Given to the Many 4-h�?Ters for accomplishments Over the year. Last nights program represents tile final activity of to club year. 4-h�?Ters from All Over the county attended. Many of the awards were sponsored by Large american businesses which give such prizes As Gold medals. The awards not sponsored on a National basis were provided by the hero county 4-h Council. List nights program also recognized the Volunteer 4-h leaders who Are considered the Backbone of the 4-h program each Leader was resented with a pin indicating the number of years Ach i. Is worked with the program. Also honoured last night was state sen. Aubrey Dunn a whose outstanding service to the 4-h and Extension programs in Otero county and statewide is appreciated and considered deeply sen. Dunn a most recent contribution it was noted has been his service As chairman of the Otero county Junior livestock committee and of the boosters pot committee at the 1975 Otero county fair. Other activities included reports from four of the county a delegates who attended the Washington citizenship Short course last june. Giving reports were Larry Sheffield Mark rat Hgt Ber John Oliver and Robin Parker. Other activities included a a report from Nilda Trammell reigning 4-h horse show Queen on her trip to the state 4-h horse show and Queens contest. A a presentation of the farm Bureau travelling trophy to Susan Wermers Hausen of Boles acres by dub Cox Otero county farm Bureau vice president for having the most Blue ribbons at the 1975 Otero county fair. A recognition of Otero a two delegates to the National 4-h Congress Audra Oliver of White Sands ranch and Bobby Blankenship of la Luz. Audra is sponsored by the Santa be railway system and won on her work in food and nutrition. Bobby won a leadership award and is being sent to Chicago by readers digest. A presentation of special Belt buckles by the Rocky Mountain charolais association to Bobby Blankenship and Teresa Frizzell for their rep. Runnels Runnels dinner ducats dwindle tickets Are still on Sale for the special chamber of Commerce sponsored banquet honouring congressman Harold Runnels and t. L. Womack president of the committee of fifty which is coordinating the Effort says a Large crowd is expected to attend. The banquet is coming up this Friday nov. 14, at the Chaparral gymnasium to begin at 7 30 . Members of the committee of fifty have tickets for Sale but if no one has called you to Purchase one they May be reserved by calling the chamber of Commerce. Runnels presently is serving on the committee on the budget the committee on Interior and insular affairs and is on a leave of absence from the committee unarmed service soap opera a fall the worlds a stage said the Bard of Avon and this weeks prayer by Nell Mcmanus voices a simple Appeal for each of us the players a Only occasionally do we catch a glimpse of the magnitude and complexity of our universe but quickly shake it off As inexplicable. Anyway we love the extravaganza with its acts and actors a soap opera in which we All have Cameo roles some of us heroes some villains some continued on Page 8 achievement and leadership awards went to this group at the awards ceremony held in the Cloudcroft High school gym. From left Are Otero rot in to 4-h youth agent Pete Gnatkowski Ronda Parker Tularosa Bobby Blankenship la Luz Michele Hinkle la Luz John Oliver Alamogordo and Tommy Hrenn Boles acres. Not shown is Picky Sham state sen. Aubrey l. Dunn right was taken by Surprise saturday evening when the 4-h presented him with a plaque denoting his continuing support of 4-h activity. Making the award is j. W. French president of the Boles acres Shiloh 4 h club As county agent Dan Liesner looks on. Champion charolais Cross beef calves. Bobby a calf was grand Champion at the 1975 Otero county fair and Teresa a was the High scoring beef animal in the carcass evaluation program. Outgoing 4-h Council of continued on Page 8 Grid scores Colorado St 21 up 17 san Jose St 29 new Mexico 20 Arizona 31 san Diego St 24 w Texas St 38 new Mexico St to Kansas 23 Oklahoma 3 Fisk u 25 Lane 12 Adams St 37 so Utah 0 Texas 37 Baylor 21 Texas 36 sum 3 Yale 24 Penn 14 notre Dame 24 Georgia tech 3 Colorado 17 Oklahoma St 7 Tennessee 40 Utah 7 Missouri 44 Iowa St 14 Nebraska 12 Kansas St 0 Alamogordo 28 Sandia 7

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