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Deming Graphic (Newspaper) - August 18, 1957, Deming, New Mexico County clerk Palmer Tatsch Low bidders on school Johs open by september 19s8 new High school and Columbus addition contracts go to area firms bids for construction of the new Deming High school building and an addition to the Columbus school were opened by the Luna county school Board thursday af-i5zi0c>n with r. S. Palmer company of Deming As Low bidder in the Columbus Job and Frank Tatsch contract Deming High school for which bids were opened thursday is shown from an architects Plant. The new building when completed will provide the urgently needed facilities for High school students. Tor of Silver City the Success a ful bidder for the new High school i building. Final figures for the contract will not be available until next week for costs exceed the amount of the Bond Issue stated r. R. Lewis superintendent of schools. Present indications Are that from the options listed by the contractors the Board will Haye to drop the building of the Industrial arts Wing of the High school for the present time. The Bond Issue authorized by voters of Luna county last april was for an amount of $810,000 to cover both jobs. The Call for bids recently advertised and the architect a a plans specified Many alternates. The Beautiful modern High school Structure was designed by Wolga mood and Millington of Santa be. After the signing of the contracts Early next week the builders will Start work within a few Days. Specifications Call for completion of the Columbus work within 210 Days of the Date contract is issued and that the High school building be ready of occupancy before the fall 1958 school term begins Long discussed and desired the new High building was at last j planned in april when the Over-1 j crowded condition of the local schools was thoroughly discussed by the Board. One proposal at that time was for a half Day session another that study Halls be partitioned and used for classrooms until a new school could be built. Primary concern of the Board was the teacher Pupil Load. A teacher Load of 22 pupils is considered the Ideal while teeming teachers have from 25 to 30 students per class. At that time or. Lewis explained that the new school work would increase the average residential tax rate by about $7.50 per thousand of assessed valuation or on the average less than the Cost of daily papers or a pack of cigarettes each week. Taking these figures As reasonable the taxpayers of the county voted on april 18, to approve the continued on Page 8 vol. 55 Deming new Mexico sunday aug. 18, 1957 number 37 local merchants Welcome Jaycees As state Board meeting is started a a a a a a local club hosts visitors for weekend pc meeting painting the town White instead of red Jay Butler local Jaycee was caught by the camera thursday night putting a Welcome sign on a store window. Others who Toos part in the window decoration work welcoming the visiting Jaycees were Gene Ruebush Lloyd Pratz and v Ernon Hall. Contestants vie for top honors in Cotton festival ii mrs. Vera Treece general chairman of the Fabens Cotton festival and mrs. Harold e. Crowson contestant chairman met with Deming a two Cotton Queen contestants and their sponsors tuesday August 13, at the Deming chamber of Commerce. The two Lovely girls who will represent Deming in the miss 0rr, daughter of or. And 10th annual Cotton festival at mrs. C. O. Orr of Deming is cur Fabens on september 7 Are Nancy sue Gray and Marcia Orr. Miss Gray sponsored by the Deming chamber of Commerce is the 1956 Dairy Princess of Luna county. She is a graduate of Deming High school and the daughter of or. And mrs. John l. Gray of Deming. In the 1956 Dairy Princess contest miss Gray was chosen from a group of three models by the Luna county farm and livestock Bureau. A a a gently Deming maid of Cotton and was the Sun Princess of the 1954 Sun carnival in Elpaso. Marcia is being sponsored by the Deming Cotton promotions associations. Mrs. Treece and mrs. Crowson were in Deming to advise the girls and to visit various business firms promoting the Cotton festival. Both girls meet the physical requirements of the contest which Are considered very stringent Deming merchants and members of the local Jaycees were Busy Friday afternoon welcoming visiting Jaycees from All parts of the state As the annual state Board meeting got underway with registration at the Rio Mimbres club. Board members from All 19 clubs of the state their wives and families were expected to Register during the Day. Also Many pc officers from the towns of new Mexico will attend. Wayne Bowles newly elected . Jaycee vice president of Santa be was the principal speaker at the saturday evening i banquet held in the ballroom of the Lafonda. Jim Nobel of Las vegas presi a Dent of the n. M. Clubs attended and at the banquet introduced i visiting members. Board members met in the Rose room of the White House cafe during saturday with a lunch there at noon. Registration starting Friday evening was continued on saturday morning at the Golf club. Friday evening a Steak Fry and social was held for All Jaycees and guests at the Mimbres club. During the morning on saturday Jaycee ettes had a Coffee j hour and sports time including swimming golfing and croquet i at the country club. The saturday banquet program i included a Welcome by Jack Wells mayor of Deming and invocation by Rev. Howard Marsh pastor of the first Baptist Church windows throughout the City were decorated v the a Welcome message to the v. Siting Jaycees. All the merchants cooperated very Well by displaying signs or having their windows painted stated Jaycee Jay Butler. Spark plug of the local unit in the planning and organization of the program was Maggie Domin a Guez who spent much of his time aided by members of the club outlining the events and seeing that the organization of the meeting was Well coordinated. Jimmie Porcher entertainment sub chairman Gene Ruebush 1st Vic president and program sub chairman and Marian Sanchez arrangements sub chairman aided Dominguez who is state director of the local unit and general chairman of the state Board committee for the annual meeting. This is the first time that Deming has been honoured by the meeting of the Jaycee state Board. The local club Only nine Days after their organization obtained the meeting of their town by Active presentation of the advantages of Deming As a conference town. Wayne Bowles u. S. Jaycee v. P. Judge Marshall on it a program at no Western last minute plans for the Jaycee state meeting were discussed by the state Board hospitality committee and explained to the club president thursday evening. Shown Are l. To a seated Maggie Dominguez state director and general chairman state Board directors com Mittee Lloyd Pratz Deming Jaycee president standing Jimmie Porcher sub chairman in charge of entertainment Gene Ruebush jr., 1st vice president and sub chairman charge of program and registration and Marin Sanchez sub chairman charge of arrangements. Dos football or a not by a Lions swim tuesday eve the local Lions club will hold a swim party and hamburger Fry tuesday evening at the Rio Mimbres country club stated de Kretek program chairman As he said he had forgotten to announce the event at the regular meeting last tuesday. Swimming will be from 6 to 7 . And the Fry will Start at 6 30. Lions their families and guests Are reminded not to forget the Date and time for tuesday instead of the regular weekly meeting. A one week course on Parent teacher association organization will be held on the new Mexico Western College Campus monday through Friday August 19-23, conducted by miss Recene Ashton state president of Pat and a member of the College faculty. On the program will be Larry Waterman of Santa be who will present the juvenile code slanted toward High school Pat programs. He will have judge a. W. Marshall Deming representatives c. C. Royall jr., and Fred Foster of Silver. City assisting him. Youth traffic school will be presented by Bill Lemon of Santa be. Squad meets All boys of Deming High school who Are planning on trying out for football Lare again reminded stated Rusty Hofacket coach that the first meeting of the squad will be held today sunday in the Smith school gymnasium at 4 30 . Question of uniform hours discussed by c of c Board attempting to Cope with the complicated question of uniform hours for business establishments in Deming i he Board of directors of the Deming chamber of Commerce at their monthly meeting wednesday afternoon proceeded with extreme caution in response to a recommendation brought in by Bob farm tour made thursday another soon notice the first fall meeting of the Sunset Garden club will be held sept. La. Place of meeting will be announced later. It s on its Way biggest and Best fair and Rodeo Deming s Ever seen Only about 30 Farmers and townspeople joined the Luna county farm tour thursday visiting a number of local a farms where demonstrations of up to Date methods of crop growing were shown. The tour sponsored by the Luna county farm and livestock Bureau Deming chamber of cuff a Merce and county Extension service left at 8 . Going East to the Oscar Goldsmith and Bud Lewis farms. Then returning through town they stopped at the d. Tharpe Bob Speir and Ted Zacek farms. Going to Columbus at noon time the group was treated to a delicious barbeque. Preparations had been made for Over 150, continued on Page 8 a a a Alexander chairman of a up Ial commissioners and the state in committee studying the question Ginger a a office. Summing up his position on president Macon Gean report the matter Bert Newland stated de on a meeting the Day before in effect that although there is i with mrs. Vera Treece general no question about agreement with chairman of the Fabens 10th an the recommendation in principle Nual Cotton festival and mrs. A chamber of Commerce cannot Harold e. Crowson contestant proceed to single out individual chairman together with dem establishments but rather must Inge a two aspirants for the cot set a uniform general pattern. S ton Queen Crown Nancy Gray continuing their study of the sponsored by the Deming Cham knotty problem the Board Indi t or of Commerce and Marcia rated tentative approval of uni or sponsored by the Deming form procedure with respect to Cotton promotions association i business hours Days and Hob at a he meeting plans were Days and asked that a specific read Ted for the big event sept. 7. Resolution be submitted by the other topics covered included merchants committee at the next Section of directional signs to Board meeting. Palomas mex., commendation in an important move to help san % Busy activities of Joe promote our local interests the wl1 a Watkins in Volunteer pro Board acted with dispatch to a Otlo Nal work it a the interests of accept a motion approving the lij1in�?Tr-rec it to Continental divides lowest Point that no for a july reworks where a Highway crosses it our to tfx Lucon re unless a qualified Highway 70-80 to be recognized from a reworks As a geographical Point of inter-1 manufacturer be present to assist ,.,i�?. And an expression of a Precia est where service and rest Facil Tion to farm and ranch Maga cities should be readily accessible i a a a a a t a. To the travelling Public. Copies i quot of rslwera8e a a a a Lafe a a a it it. Of the chamber s recommend is Asru cultural a a v tins were rushed to the state Highway dept. State Highway Marcia Orr i j farm tour members who went on the inspection trip of county farms thursday Are shown looking at the Field crops on one of the farms near Deming

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