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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Alamogordo, New Mexico Soothing Kiln ca1302 b Xun Ellsi to so Tottis volume 72�?no. 229alamogordo Satin no of Alamogordo new Mexico monday september 26, 1966 to pages a 10c ouse storm Busy with growth problems they Bear no grudges Japan s economic recovery from world War la astounds visitor editor s note this is the first in a series of articles by daily news publisher Billie Holder on his recent trip to Japan East Asia a study Mission sponsored by the National newspaper association. He was one of several american newspaper people making the trip to study social political and economic conditions of the area and the views expressed Are his own after consultation with local officials in each country american diplomatic officials military officials local news people and citizens with whom he could talk in each place Japan is an Industrial and economic Miracle of the 20th Century. Tokyo its capital City and Home of one tenth of its 100-million population which was almost levelled by the fire bombings of world War ii and in which As Many As one million Likely were killed is one of its most attractive and most Beautiful areas. Japan is a nation crowded onto an area approximately the size of the. Bullet train arrives one of the japanese trains which furnish fast passenger service Over the Small Island nation is shown above arriving in atari station where publisher Billie Holder and others of the party of american news peo ple boarded. The trains Stop in the station just one minute Are clean fast and efficient. They Are controlled from a control Tower in Tokyo and keep rigid schedules departing each station just one minute after arrival. Staff photo by Billie Holder Tim wailing Wall by Wunn Willi laugh lines one of the hardest things a youngster faces nowadays is to learn Good manners without Ever seeing any. Participation invited in City paving program catchup time slipping Back into the routine of things local is going to be difficult. With the desk piled High and with activity on the local scene moving at a very fast Pace it is now a matter of deciding which things could and should come first. We re glad to report that first glance the Community looks Good and we appreciate the Bright Sunshine More than you can understand. A month in humid country Mades a fellow really homesick for the dry climate. The evening thunderhead still look Good but the bit of extra moisture we be had has Given us a crop of weeds to pull so we re behind on All fronts. Nevertheless we re enjoying the whirl and Hope to get caught up in a few Days. Editor s note in another Public information article City manager j. W. Harrison today reviews plans for the proposed City paving program and invites applications for inclusion in the program of any streets where property owners desire improvement for the last couple of months the City has been laying plans for a Large paving program to Mig killer maj. Paul j. Gilmore one of the 366th tac Wing s Mig killers is Here for a few Days Between assignments. We Hope to get a visit with him and perhaps run an interview article before his departure. He s mighty glad and understandably so to be out of the hot spot area of wartime Viet Nam. Librarians session on wednesday ski meet the first meeting of the desert ski club will be held tonight at 7 30 at the Holiday inn. Election of new officers will be the feature of the get together. Hughes pact renewal of the Hughes aircraft contract at Holloman where its continuing program of tests and evaluations on f-102 and f-106 Type aircraft is going Forward right along was heralded today in a Telegram from the new Mexico see wailing Wall Page 4 Public librarians of the five Southeastern new Mexico counties will gather Here wednesday for their quarterly meeting with a full Days program and a luncheon planned. Sessions of the business meetings will open at to . At the Alamogordo Public Library which is hosting the conference. Mrs. Eleanor Steele Alamogordo librarian is in charge of local arrangements and said a midday luncheon will be held at the desert Aire for those participating. Among features of the sessions which include both librarians and members of Library boards of trustees will include a discussion on Library construction by Roscoe Dooley state Library building consultant. Others on program include Richard Pexton of the Hale co., who will discuss time and motion studies with application to libraries mrs. Helen Melton of Carlsbad who will summarize a recent american Library association workshop and a panel of librarians of the state and area including mrs. Steele who will review the new editions of Library Cata logs. Mrs. Roy Rosen chairman of the trustee division of the new Mexico Library Assn., will conduct a meeting for trustees. Be completed during this fiscal year. Members of the City commission and the administrative staff have attempted to pinpoint locations within the City limits which should be paved. However we feel sure that Many residents would like paving for streets which we have not included in our proposed program. If you Are interested in having your Street paved we ask that you Contact the City Hall and an attempt will be made to include it. Cost of an Ordinary residential Street will run in the neighbourhood of $4.50 per front foot. This paving will include curb and Gutter sections for drainage and the Overall Width of the pavement including curb and Gutter will be 36 feet. In other words if a person has a 50-loot lot the Cost to them to pave their Street would be $225 state of new Mexico utilizing every Inch of its agricultural land and with its land Reform program insisted upon by the occupational government of the United states size of its farms Are restricted to somewhere near a five acre tract. They now Are in process of capping off some of the Hilly areas terracing hillsides so they can be planted and some most intricate irrigation systems have been developed. They be come from the very Bottom of the economic ladder with almost total destruction of their Industrial might during the final Days of world War ii and place themselves in the limelight As a highly important economic and Industrial giant of the asian area. The defeat of world War to was a National humiliation. One might think they would Harbor hatred and resentment toward the United states and we constantly asked if such a feeling might be lurking Back into the hearts of the proud japanese. We were told time and again that it might possibly be in the hearts of Many of the older japanese citizens but certainly it is not evident and the new generation has nothing but Praise and friendliness for the conqueror who turned out a helping hand. Several reasons were advanced for this feeling. One seemed to be Foremost. They Are a proud people we were told but Oriental people seem to have the idea that in a contest the better Man wins and that a the end of the matter. In the Case of War there apparently was such a feeling and the mightier nation won the War. Second reason Given is that the War was their own fault. They explain that it was never even from the outset a popular War with the people and that they were led into it by militarists and expansionist who had gained Power. As the War dragged on the citizens of the country tired of it and were willing to admit defeat to bring about an end to it. Third reason and perhaps the most important is that the americans were the victors they had a Good occupation army and Good occupation government and that we Lent them Aid to recover from their destruction. They Are grateful. Americans were Friendly from the outset even As occupation its and the japanese reciprocated that attitude. Nevertheless there a no de Fience evident to americans. They Are polite Friendly industrious hard working people who have taken the american Aid and put it to Good use. They re inventive and what they can to invent they can copy. They have organizational ability and their Industrial might ranges from one room factories to huge Industrial complexes employing thousands of people. They Are highly literate More than 95 per cent and with a free press flourishing they Are avid see Japan Page 4 waste charges hurled top family winning family at the Otero county fair for the third year in a Row was the Bernard Klaus clan. Carol Koval far left county Extension Secretary presented them with the sweepstakes trophy. Klaus second from left602 Dewey Lane works for the u. S. Postal service his family left to right mrs. Evelyn Klaus Dorothy and James All participated this year. Mrs. Klaus won the sweepstakes trophy in the Home economics division Dorothy won in the poultry and Rabbit divisions and entered the Flower division and James won the 4-h travelling trophy. In addition to the award the fair association will Host the family at a dinner in special appreciation of their efforts toward Success of the fair during the years. Staff photo Washington apr the administrations $1.75-billion Antipoverty Bill ran into a storm of criticism today in the House from opponents who called it wasteful inflationary and riddled with politics. After several months of delay the House finally decided to consider the Bill by almost unanimous voice vote. The Battle Over its contents will come after several Days of general discussion and explanation of proposed amendments. Rep. . Sisk d-calif., of the rules committee started the debate by telling the House a no program before Congress in the last to years has been More Sisk said that almost every member a has found some Good and some bad in rep. H. Allen Smith r-calif., said the program was riddled with waste and a is crying for investigation and some communities Smith said have been declared a pockets of poverty without their knowledge and against their Smith called the program an a will considered crash program with political a the program is operating poorly a said rep. Albert h. Quier Minn. Rep. Charles e. Goodell r-n.y., told the House that re publicans have a variety of see waste Page 4 bomb scare delays Cosa Nostra Case v j state exhibit a the Otero county Booth at the state fair was accorded fourth place by judges and was the recipient of much Spectator interest Dur ing the annual Albuquerque extravaganza just ended. This is the Way it looked to fair goers. Staff photo by Charmian Ogden Zimmerman is named Hiway 54 president a. J. Tony Zimmerman Alamogordo resident and longtime prominent mover in affairs of the organization has been elected president of the National Highway 54 Assn. At the annual meeting of the association in Greensburg Kan. During the weekend. Zimmerman was accompanied late news briefs to the Friday and saturday Conin addition to residential pay-1 mention by Howard Williams see paving Page 4 i see Zimmerman Page 4 Hayneville Ala. Up a a judge of state court threw out an assault charge today against a former special Deputy sheriff accused of wounding a civil rights worker during an outbreak of racial violence in Lowndes county last year. The decision by circuit judge Worth Thagard Means that the defendant Thomas l. Coleman cannot be indicted again and cannot be tried for the Shotgun attack on the Rev. Richard Morrisroe a White Catholic priest from Chicago. Washington up Secre tar of agric Lurre Orville l. Freeman located $209,730,000 today in agricultural conservation funds through county Aso committees to Farmers on a Cost sharing basis. Allocations included new Mexico $2,377,000. Rotary to Host District governor Singapore up president Sukarno has authorized indonesians return to the United nations to take part in its a reorganization a radio Jakarta reported tonight. Carlsbad up a famed firefighter red Adair of Houston tex., has been called to a Gas Oil Well fire about 16 Miles East of Carlsbad. The Well blew sunday morning. Five of the 16 men in the drilling Rig were injured two critically. Washington up a a Bill to provide income tax deductions for teachers continuing their education was introduced in the House today by u. S. Rep. E. S. Johnny Walker in. M. The Bill amends the internal Revenue code to allow teachers to deduct from Gross income the expenses incurred in pursuing courses for academic credit and degrees at institutions of higher education including some travel costs. Rotarians of this Community will Welcome tuesday the governor of this rotary District Zane e. Smith of Carlsbad. He will address the local club one of 51 in his District and will Confer with Larry Dyvad local president and other club officers on the clubs plans for service activities and on administrative matters. Smith is one of 278 rotary it governors serving As representatives of rotary International a in the districts. A member and past president of the Carlsbad club. Smith is a retired manager of the South j Western Public service co. In j Carlsbad. He was elected at the rotary convention in Denver j last june and will serve until next june 30. A while in Alamogordo a a see rotary Page 4 new York apr a bomb scare delayed a grand jury a plan to question 12 reputed mafia leaders today. The jury the witnesses their lawyers and everybody else was cleared from the fifth floor of the Queens court House while the police bomb squad searched the place. A score of police searched the courthouse without finding any Trace of a bomb and the grand jury session resumed. However appearance of the underworld leaders was put off for several Days while other witnesses were heard. Dist. Atty. Nat Hentel said a Man had phoned the bomb report to his office. The dozen reputed mobsters arrested last week at what was called a a Little Apalachin meeting were sitting outside the grand jury room with their lawyers when the order to Clear the floor came. A 13th witness Carlo Gambi no did not appear. His lawyer said Gambino was ill. The 13 were charged As material witnesses and released on bail. Lbs Erhard plan trip to Cape Kennedy Miracle baby survives weighs just 18.5 ounces new president a named for the second time to head the National Highway 54 Assn. During its weekend convention in Greensburg Kan., is a. J. Tony Zimmerman of Alamogordo who poses with pamphlets extolling the benefits of the Chicago to a paso route. Zimmerman president in 1958, is the Only former prescient to be re elected in the association s 30 years of existence. Staff photo Cimarron Oft a weekend Earth tremors rattled dishes and Shook Beds in Cimarron. No damage was reported. Several persons said they were awakened Early sunday with their Beds shaking. Similar tremors were reported saturday. Weather report generally fair through tuesday with isolated showers in area slow Cooling trend. Low tonight 56, High tuesday 86. Austin Texas apr a Bias. A there have been few baby weighing barely More than problems. She has had some a Pound is being called a a Mira j oxygen but not very much and Cie baby at Brackenridge bos pita i. Janice Rose Teague was born aug. 30, three months premature weighing one Pound so ounces. Her weight dropped once to one Pound one ounce. Now it is one Pound 2 ounces. Although she is still on the critical list doctors told the Austin american sunday night that the premature baby a having lived this Long has a reasonably Good Chance of growing a a it a unbelievable a said the Hospital administrator Ben to-1 Hospital. Has tolerated her feedings very Well. Its the smallest baby bom i Here since records have been the parents or. And mrs. Floyd Teague had withheld i Public announcement of the i birth. A a in a so proud a said the i baby a 18-year-old Mother a and i believe by gods Grace my i baby is going to make it. Its just a Miracle she is still doctors have told the family it will be at least three months before the baby can leave the Washington a president Johnson and Chancellor Ludwig Erhard of West Germany conferred for nearly two hours today on nato Trade space and other questions and agreed to Fly together to Cape Kennedy fla., tuesday. The trip is a followup on their last session in november when the two men talked Over the possibility of american German cooperation in the peaceful civilian exploration of space so they Are going to take a firsthand look at the Cento of . Activity at Cape Kennedy. This was the fifth meeting of the two. We Hite House press Secretary Bill d. Moyers said they conferred alone for an hour and a half and then joined key Cabinet and other advisers in the Cabinet room for a joint report on their discussions. Moyers said Johnson and Erhard went into political and military matters in relation to nato the question of whether Germany will fulfil obligations to buy $1.35 billion Woith of military hardware by next june 30, Trade and space mailers

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