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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - August 3, 1984, Farmington, New Mexico
Mexico makes Progress in controlling birth rate Farmington . Dolly time a Armoy. August 3. Im4�?m Mexico City a Sara Lopez says she had her first baby when she was 20 and another one Quot every year and a month Quot until she had 12 Hudren. Now she tells her daughters four children is enough. Mrs. Lopez 53, reflects changing attitudes that have helped to slow population growth dramatically in Mexico. An economic crisis Menco s worst in so years and an extensive government family planning program also have figured in dropping the annual population growth rate from 3.5 percent in 1970 to 2.4 according to government although Mexico was a late starter in promoting family planning its rapid Progress in controlling the birth rate is one of the reasons it was chosen to Host the 1984 . International conference on population said Joop Alberts Deputy representative of the . Fund for population activities office Here. The week Long conference the first in 10 years begins monday in Mexico City. Mexico s official goal is a population growth rate of 1 percent in the year 2000, what it was at the Start of this Century. Average growth for industrialized countries is less than 1 percent. If the projections hold today s population of 77 million mexicans will grow to 100 million in 2000. If the population continued to grow at the 1970 rate the figure would have been 140 million Arnost double the curent population. Quot at the family level there is an improvement in health in the maternal and infant mortality rates Quot when the growth rate in controlled said Sergio Correu a family planning official with the social Security Institute. Quot when we reach 1 percent the Impact Riu be Felt in better distribution of the population jobs enough school space social Security health services Quot he said. The steady current of migrants to Valdez a Isabell Marie Valdez 55, of Blanco died thursday in Blanco. She was bom dec. 3, 1928, in Cuba . Funeral mass will be at 10 . Saturday at st. Rose Catholic Church in Blanco with father Maurus Pax of presiding. Burial will be in Blanco cemetery. Rosary will be recited at 8 . Today at st. Rose Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband Pete Valdez of the family Home six daughters Terecita Yule of Albuquerque Joann Otero of Aurora colo., Rosemary Matthes of Longdale calif., Rebecca Valdez of Albuquerque Anita Gomez of Farmington and Melanie Valdez of Blanco five sons Patricia David Forest rangers track killer Bear Yellowstone National Park Wyo. Apr rangers continued efforts today to pick up the Trail of a Bear that attacked a sleeping camper and mauled her to death and a 125 Square mile area of the Yellowstone National Park remained closed. Quot they re trying to glean information from the campsite collecting scat and fiber materials Quot Park spokeswoman Amy Vanderbilt said thursday afternoon. A half dozen specially selected rangers went into the area in the East Central part of the 2.2-Miuion acre preserve thursday afternoon. They set two Culvert traps and tried to pick up leads at the White Lake campsite. The victim the first killed by a Bear in the Park in 12 years was Brigitt Fredenhagen 25, of Basel Switzerland who was camping alone. The death caused by massive trauma apparently occurred monday night. A search party found her mauled body near her campsite wednesday. But Park visitors apparently were undeterred from vacation plans by the news if they had heard it. Quot i Don t think it s that widely known yet Quot said an employee at a convenience store at Bridge Bay which is one of the closest developed areas to the at san Juan Mursener a fresh Cut Flowers colourful fresh bouquets fresh Flower arrangements Blooming potted plants Ope Wing mini roses.98 this weeks specials Shade Trees 25% of Globe Navalo Willow Sunburst Locust top Oua Uty roses mrs in Bud a loom a a a by six quam containers bed my plants a Nice Selec tin a mph Aiumu Zumut it Attman a fruit Trees peach a pin Puciw Jacot Chemir to others st Anoalo and Semi Dwarf for an is tit splash of color see our Laroe select uni of color pots bowls and planters Large selection House plants fou area plants for All occasions we he and oar Dan products we he and oar Dan products san Juan nurseries John and Theodore All of Blanco and Michael Valdez of Bloomfield her parents or. And mrs. Polito Sanchez Blanco two Sisters Rachel Wilson and Roseann Drielick both of Blanco and two Brothers Narcisso Sanchez of Blan co and Juan Sanchez of Alamogordo. There Are 13 grandchildren. Pallbearers include Patrick Valdez David Valdez Michael Valdez John Valdez Leroy Otero and Leonard Gomez. Honorary pallbearers include Theodore Valdez Alex Matthes Dennis Yule Narcisso Sanchez Juan Sanchez Bill Wilson and Paul Krieck. Cope memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. The cities is perhaps the most visible evidence of population growth. In Mexico City buses and subways Are Janned water supplies Are Short in Many areas shantytowns line ravines and there Are not enough jobs for the metropolitan area s 17 million people. Projections indicate Mexico aty area s population will be 31 million by the end of the Century. Monterrey and Guadalajara Mexico s two other largest cities and Many Middle sized cities also suffer from the demands of so Many people. Adolescents Are among the hardest hit As they try to find jobs. More than half the population is under 20 43 percent under 15. Boys hop onto cars at stoplights to Wash windshields for a Driver s Small change. Little girls peddle Flowers among the traffic. Youngsters sell chewing gum. Correu a Pioneer in family planning in Mexico said most women who seek contraceptives or sterilization do so for economic reasons. Sara Lopez a grandchild at each hand walks near her Small photo shop in a densely populated poor neighbourhood and says Money is one reason she favors family planning for her children. One daughter who was sterilized after four children is married to a school teacher who earns Little. Quot she makes Empanada meat pies and does t get Home to the children until she Sells them All Quot she said. Mrs. Lopez began taking birth crowded subway mexicans stand Side by Side on a subway car in Mexico City. Control pills after her uth child was bom in 1964. The Sale and advertising of contraceptives was illegal in Mexico until 1973. But despite the Law against them birth control pills and other contraceptives were easy to obtain in pharmacies. Roman catholicism is the predominant religion in Mexico. But although the Vatican urges cat hours not to use artificial Means of birth control the Church in Mexico does not heavily push its teaching on contraceptives. Since 1977, the government has strongly promoted smaller families and provided free contraceptives and sterilization. Quot anyone who comes to the clinic must talk with a social worker Quot said Maria Sara Leon Perez a social worker in a health ministry clinic in a poor neighbourhood. Quot we ask if they Are controlling their Fertility. There Are cases in which the husband is opposed. If we can get the husband to come in for a Chat we do. If not we go to the Home to visit if the wife social workers say Many mexi can men like to brag to friends about How Many children they have fathered. But a Campaign to promote vasectomies through publicity and weekend clinics for men is planned for next year one health official said. The Council s Symbol and promotional materials show a couple with two children implying that two children is the Ideal number. Sara Lopez has t come that far in her idea of a Small family. Quot four is a Good number. Not two not three. Four Quot she says. Tribe moves to Cut panel s authority Quot everyone s accepting it Quot the employee who would not give her name said. Quot i Don t think any tidy s going Home because of radio and television reception in the mountainous Park is poor. "1 just found out at out it today by Loo lung at a Day old newspaper said Frank Fulton who works at a store at old faithful inn on the Western Side of the Park. Quot we re kind of the worker at the Bridge Bay store said Quot people Are bringing in the news with them. I imagine a lot More people Are taking Capers who might just slide their ice chests under their pickup ticks and Hope the Ranger does t see them will store their food properly she predicted. Is. Vanderbilt said a decision what to do with the Bear once it s found will depend on information Park officials have gathered at that Point including whether the Bear had clashed with humans t before. Claw and track Marks and scat collected at the campsite will be used to confirm a trapped Bear is the killer Bear the spokeswoman said. She said the trackers had no idea if the animal was a grizzly Bear or Black Bear because both live in the area. By Bill Donovan times correspondent window Rock Ariz. A in a Surprise move Navajo tribal officials thursday took Steps to reduce the authority of the Navajo telecommunications regulatory commission formerly called the Navajo film and Media commission. Miks Allison director of economic development for the tribe said that the be Basic fictions of the commission will inn mediately be separated and its director will be transferred to his division. Effective today Virgil Wyaco will work under Stella Saunders an economic development planner who has teen Given responsibility for the development of the 50,000-Watt radio station the tribe is planning to put on the air next year. The Navajo nation network which supplies a 15-minute daily program to 11 radio stations in Arizona new Mexico Colorado and Utah has been tuned Over to Kee Long one of the network s staff workers. The third function of the commission is to regulate radio television and Telephone operations on the reservation. This function will be directed at least temporarily by Ray Baldwin Louis the tribe s press Secretary who will also continue to handle press information for the tribe. Allison said that he decided to break up the commission because he did not feel it was proper to have the network operated by the same people who Are supposed to regulate radio operations. He added that the tribe is now looking for a new manager to direct the regulatory functions of the com Mission. Wyaco said that he was told by Allison that his position has not been funded in next year s budget and that he will be Laid Oft on sept. 30. He said he suspects that the action is being taken against him by the tribe because he was an Active supporter of former chairman Peter Macdonald during the past Oliree elections. Allison denied any political reasons for the action saying that he made the decision he did because he Felt it was in the Best interest of the tribe. He said he decided to remove Wyaco because he did not feel he had the experience to handle the running of a radio station. He said that he also Felt Wyaco was making too much Money about $25,000 a year to have him continue As director of the regulatory functions. John Chapeta Legal counsel to Navajo tribal cd airman Peterson Zah also denied any pressure from the chairman to get rid of Wyaco who has held this position for the past nine years. Both Allison and Chapeta said they would do All they could to try to find Wyaco some other position within the tribal government. United states welding s 9th annual trailer Load Sale a join the crowd and save big on welding equipment and supplies. Friday and saturday aug. 3 amp 4. On Scott ave Between san Juan National Bank and regal 8 Motel. The big Sale you be been waiting for is Here for two Days Friday 8 . To 6 . And saturday 8 . To 4 . United states welding has gone All out and made a. 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