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Las Cruces Sun-News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1940, Las Cruces, New MexicoThe five Roa Jor Erous and religious pageants will feature Las Cri ices participation in new Mexico s Cuarto Centennial celebrations. Laser in fat Southern new Mexico the weather forecast some Colu Cliness to Day slightly warmer in the South Central portion. Maximum temperature. 80 minimum 36 mean. 56. No rain. Vol. 59 no. 311 Las new Mexico sunday my 31, 1940 Price five cents allies move to Block Oil flow to nazis by Wallace Perry poor Richard s be blow in choosing a. Slower in changing. Youth came into its. Own sat urday in both Las Cruces and Elpaso. And in Tii tier in Geo graphical tie it Cong petition Las Cruces took the Center of stage. The Here the spot of interest was Nev. Mexico a. An c College s second annual music. Festival in which approximately thousand High school Dif Ferent towns Parucki rated in voice instrumental and Parade compete individually and in groups. There were so Many visitors in contestants and it was hard for Home to find a place to eat Down town. The new student Union building incidentally if it had been built have. Had. Such a Rush Day that a fair died instalment on its Revenue Bonds would have been paid. In Elpaso it was Junior com petition in live Stock show which or carded. A National meeting of shrines for pub Lic interest Ash in that Many individual Huffor for live Stock exhibits another Dona Ana county an Thony Cruces High school s Stock judging team cop Ped the coveted win. T. Tolbert Reni final trophy for the second successive year. Tills year Oie judging team was composed of James Alberson Lon Nie Beyer and Ernest Terry. But this year As last the boys instructor and coach was c. E. Hellbusch. It was a distinctive new Honor both for or. Hellbusch and for Las graces Well As the boys standing the fact that another of his teams last fall brought Home a still bigger trophy from a National meeting of Stock judging k youngsters. And bout uie events in Elpaso and the events Here constituted tributes to the work which new Mexico a. Acid m. College is do ing. For indirectly the winnings Ai Elpaso by both Anthony and Lias Cruces High schools Are a re Flection of the influence the College is exerting in building up better livestock and More intensive in Terest in that Industry among the you is of new Mexico. And the fact that the College could attract such Large numbers of students interested in though the school specializes ii agricultural and engineering train conclusively that it is gaining in its Appeal to High schoo students throughout new Mexico Las Cruces and Doha Ana county folks have just cause for new p ride in their schools and thei College As a result of both week end demonstrations. Assert Knight gets Public business the greater Las Cruces ticket s Campaign committee saturday is sued a statement asserting that Jie records show that c. F. Knight candidate for mayor on the Citi Jem non partisan ticket got in Public business Dur in the past year. Public the commit be s statement says reveal that politically favored politically favored Frank Knight got from Public funds the ast year in his business the Fol Oving amounts from the state f new Mexico from town of Las rom state College rom Dona Ana county Rural schools from Dona Ana county he received a to of or per working Day. That the Santiago Barrio prop try was sold to the state of new Mexico in 1937 for taxes amount no to that there was n additional Hen for paving of 675.98 a total of the own of Las Cices purchased the and from the state and assume Layment a the paving Lien of 675.92 in 1939 after the Board of trustees had investigated Anc found Itiat the Barrio heirs All grown men and women had Given a any Hope of Ever redeeming it answer special favor charges that no member of the Board of trustees owes the town anything or Gas except the current month y Bill. That the account of the member of the old Board who it is stated Sheet awes the Bromigan Library was n the hands of the Frenger Board and of City attorney Newell for to years. When he and that Boan vent out they Laft no record of hat account. That when the widow s prop erty that had Long since passed nto the hands of a firm in Elpaso by mortgage deed was sold to the state for taxes the indebtedness water was cancelled by Vir tue of Law and the purchaser took it free from any claim of he town for water Bill. That a number of persons still e the town of Las Cruces for Extension Gas Mains to their property. That no such Extension Wais Ever made except at the regu a charge for such service. Accept no salaries that any person had equal ight with the members of the Oard to demand expulsion of a member not qualified to serve under Sec. 13, Art. 6, and that t is no More the duty of the Board than of any member of the non partisan ticket to expel such member by Legal proceedings. Let any Man who desires to do so proceed. That it has bean the custom of the Board of trustees of Las Cru Ces always to take free water during their service in office. That the Laws of new Mexico authorize the Board of trustees of the town of Las Cruces to themselves a salary. That the Board of trustees now in office have never taken this declares Klein broke eleventh commandment Sam Klein today probably is no different from tile Man he was when he was elected mayor two years Attar. W. A. Sutherland told a West Las Cruces audience in the non parti san ticket s last scheduled meeting of the current municipal Campaign. The difference is that he has broken the eleventh commandment he s been found i delay hearing on rail rates Santa be March 30 the state corporation commission con tinned until june 24, its hearing on Santa be railway s propose new freight rates which was announced As an attempt to Recap Ture by Sineth lost to trucks. The commission suspended rate which had been scheduled to g into operation april 2, until hear Ings Are completed. The hearing was resumed after a Stormy session yesterday. I which Tho counsel clashed Witt commissioners. R. Galle spec assistant Fri ugh manager for the Santa pc rail Road said the rate is aimed n truck compel ton but not a v i Clous attempt to run trucks of the Nis Lios been charge it Alamogordo lc., Tularosa Lead musical honors 550 new voters Are registered during the past two weeks 530 new voters have registered in Las Cruces. Of whom 343 Are democrats 80 republicans and 107 independents. Total voters in Las Cruces numbered including old and new registrations. Of this number Are democrats 743 republicans and 837 inde Pendents. Figures were released from the office of s. L. Apodaca county clerk saturday. Las Cruces contained More than one third of the total voters in the county of the county s total Are registered democrats re publicans and Independent. Sales to Public on open Market ies Mother unable to attend burial funeral services for Jimmy Lee Jones son of or. And mrs. Clarence Jones was held saturday gift Moon at 3 o clock. Rev. Harold Dye conducted Tihe services. Burial was in the masonic Ceme Tery the Las Nices mortuary was in charge. Mrs. Who has been very ill was atoll not Able to attend the burial of her baby. Replying to a Campaign circular distributed in Las Cruces Satur Frank Knight candidate for mayor on the citizens non partisan ticket declared last night that All sales his company Las made to gov emment agencies Here were in the open Many of them on competitive bids All of them at wholesale prices. His statement follows sure sold lot of goods in every Campaign no matter How serious funny things always happen. Ais to this circular though j unsigned i take it that Klein was its papa and Shannon was its mama. I refer to their gone with the wired circular which i noticed blowing about the streets. As far As the statements contained in the circular Are concerned it is True that i have sold quite a lot of merchandise to the City county and state during the time mentioned. Possibly the Cir Cular has the figures approximately Correct they Are of course mat ters of Public record and of which there has been no conceal ment no hiding of the books until Superior orders required them to be produced. At competitive but All sales were made in the of them by competitive bid where bids were called for and at wholesale prices in every ase. Moreover t feel that every Dol Lar that has been spent with my company was Well spent for it so happens that in our lines we have the largest buying Power in this territory and we certainly passed this advantage along to the City county and state openly and above Board. It is hardly conceivable that the state College which is one of the customers mentioned would have bought merchandise from me that they could have bought to better advantage elsewhere. If they did they ought to up. They Are supposed to know their Way about Down there at the col it s not going to break the town of Lais Cruces to the or so that it had to to get Sam Klein s basement floor or. Sutherland added. Special Flavois to Gas rates in free Gas extensions and such Are not important maybe. It s Hie principle involved they excuse the Misdemeanour for which Klein was indicted by saying it was Only a Little thing As a matter of fact Only two dollars difference be tween a felony and a Misdemeanour. But the important thing is Hether or not the voters of Las Cruces want that kind of May i supported Sam Klein two years Ngo i m opposing him. Now because i think the town of Las Cruces deserves a clean administration of its affairs. Mud if it were not for mud in the Manilla would t raise any Cotton and if it were not for mud at City Hall we would t be raising hell Here to night. We knew we had to get the Best available to beat the Klein machine we believe we got him in prank Why Dan or. Shannon asks Why i drag Dan Williams into Cam Frank Wroght mayor Alty candidate said in his talk. It s because Dan Williams is try ing not Only to run the Klein Cam but the City administration As Well. I did t wont to make this race. I m making a sacrifice both in time and business to do it. But the people who Are opposed to or. Klein s methods insisted it was my duty to give that ser vice to my or. Knight expressed Confidence that his ticket will win tuesday if the people take enough in Terest in the town s welfare to Stull supported Republican those who insist that this is lege. And surely there could be no criticism of the Klejn s City i continued on Page four a fight against the democratic a r Posey said might recall the Campaign for the legis lature in 1926. I agreed that year to fill a vacancy on the democratic ticket. I was running against Chas. A rid. Earl Stull a member of the present town Hoard campaigned the county for or. Madrid. He was never known to be a Democrat until the democrats got control in the county. Now. He s Down Here working Tor the Klein ticket from which he has accepted favors though he s supposed to be working for the see West Side growth atty. Ben Newell explained How voters May scratch their tick ets if they want. To. Albert Gonzales and r. C. Oar land spoke briefly. Candidates for the town Board were introduced. H. W. Pickard proprietor of the dance Hall where the meeting was held presided. Several speakers emphasized the growth of West Las Nices and assured writ Sidoris they can expect As fair treatment if the non partisan ticket is elected As it it were their own Board. Hears twentieth child Santa feb March 30 mrs. Enrique Gonzales 42, and her 10 Pound 3 ounce daughter were re ported doing Fine today mrs. Gonzales told too attending Phy Dian the child was her twentieth. Alamogordo High school took top honors in the second annual music festival at new Mexico a. And m. College which closed Satur Day by winning the Mays music co. Trophy for the greatest total accumulation of Points 182. Las Nices had the highest aver age in class a 6.7 Tularosa the highest average in class a 5.2. Second leg of trophy All three schools win trophies. The travelling trophy Given for highest accumulation of Points goes into permanent Possession with three successive wins this is the second year Alamogordo has won it. Musical Mipe visors of the three winning schools Are Alamogordo Roy Holbert Las Cruces mrs. Inez Hosch Tularosa miss m. Van Wyngarden. Judges in the voice events were Evan Madsen head of the music department at Gila Junior College Thatcher Ariz. Miss Helen Ful Ler instructor in music at Silver City and Margaret Davis Las Cruces music teacher. Instrumental judges were a. Parotto now Mexico state teach ers College Sliver City we. Kun Kel band director at new Mexico University and Glenn Johnston band director at the College of mines. Elpaso. 800 students compete about 800 students competed representing 14 High larger representation from a wider scope of territory Ian Laist year. Prof. Carl Jacobs director of music at state College and contest director said Competition was much Keener this year. There were no firsts seconds or thirds etc., prof. Jacobs explained All were rated Superior excellent Good or poor according to inc judges judgment of Mieir work. All rated As Superior he said Are entitled to compete in the Reg ional contest to be held at Waco in april. Ratings for schools following is uie summarized rat Ings of contestants by towns violin Superior Loretto acad Emy Santa be excellent Ros Well. Piano Superior. Elpaso Excel Lent. Las Cruces. Baritone excellent Las Cru is. Soprano Superior Alamogordo Hurley excellent Las Cruces hot Springs Silver City. Tenor Superior Las Cruces excellent Alamogordo. French Horn excellent dem ing Anthony. Bass or tuba Superior Alamo Gordo excellent. Doming. Trombone excellent Elpaso Hurley. Cornet or trumpet Superior Roswell excellent Alamogordo Hurley Jal Lordsburg. Alto clarinet Superior Alamo Gordo. Bass clarinet Superior Alamo Gordo. Oboe Superior Alamogordo. Piccolo excellent Alamogordo. Contralto Superior. Alamogordo Silver City excellent Las Chi Ces Hurley Tularosa. Girls quartet Superior Hurley. Mixed quartet excellent Alamogordo. Boys quartet Superior Las Cruces. Girls Trio excellent. Hurley. Vocal sextet excellent. Alamo Gordo hot Springs. Snare drum Superior Elpaso. Alamogordo Jal excellent Las Cruces. Clarinet Superior Las Cruces excellent hot Springs Jal. Saxophone Superior Artesla continued on Page 0 Cruces Dona Ana county win honors in Stock show Las Cruces and Dona Ana county future Farmers outside the county seat had brought Home the Bacon when the final count was made of hogs and sheep exhibited at the Southwest Ern livestock show at Elpaso last Only winning High individual exhibit honors but also the livestock judging contest. Johnny Eddy of the Anthony Fra chapter won the grand Cham Fra chapter won the grand Cham _ 1 Plon shop in the hog division. His . In girl death Poland China won Over All Breeds. Cruces Anthony win Ramon Alvarez of Anthony won the championship with his Poland China Gilt and Virgil Jones of Las Cruces won the Reserve Chain Plo ship. In uie sheep exhibit first for the pen of three Mutton lambs went to Ernest Terry of Las Cruces and Kenneth Funkhouser was Given the Blue ribbon for his pen of three Fine Wool lambs. Judging team tops the livestock judging team from uie Las Cruces High school have to legs on the William t. Tolbert memorial trophy. James Alberson Ernest Terry and Lonnie Beyer made up the Champion team. They won 1138 Points out of a possible 1360. James Alberson placed High for the entire Field with 401 Points o possible 450. Lonnie Beyer was second on uie list with 372 Points and Ernest Terry was fourth with 365. Anthony judges second Anthony placed second with 1000 Points and doming was third with 070. The Las Cruces team members each receive Gold medals and Al Berson and Beyer will receive individual medals. Other Las Cruces winners in the hog and sheep division yesterday were heavy Cecil Mcdowell third and sixth pen of heavy Barrows Cecil Mcdowell third and a. D. Dill sixth j medium Barrows. Virgil Jones sixth Light Barrows Carol Dill fifth and seventh pen of Light Barrows Carol Dill third Duroc gilts class four month and under six months Carol Dill sixth and Sevenuk. Medium Wool fat lambs Ernest Terry second and Fuifui with Ken Neui Funkhouser third Fine Wool lambs. Kenneth Funkhouser fifth. In the Money All Down line local Fra boys placed in the Money in every exhibit entered. The total prize Money in the hug division was ?58 it totalled in the sheep exhibit. There were ,13 animals exp in c. E. Hellbusch. Sponsor of the Las Cruces Fra. Chapter said a total of prize Money was received. T feel eminently Satis fied with the fat will be judged at 10 m. Today. Las Cruces Fra exhibitors will be Carl Bamert Jim Harrelson. Max Johnson Elliott Calhoun and Walter Isaacks. This is uie keenest Competition i have yet seen at the Southwest Ern livestock or. Hellbusch said. There is a Wom Eiful exhibit of Fine Stock. It would interest Las Cruces people to drive Down there 1 see them Rachel Taylor pa., March .10 Nagle p. Young 35, Oil Burner Salesman was held for questioning saturday in the brutal sex playing of Rachel Taylor. 16-Yeur-old state col lege freshman whose body was found near the rumpus thurs Day though he steadfastly de Nied guilt. Bloodstains on his clothing brought about his arrest. Second victim of crash Dies faces Phoenix Kidnap charge Federal officers late saturday requested custody of John Maguyre held in Las Cruces jail for the Nlle soil Kodim Pluff of j. C. Sul Livan Phoenix Dairyman. March 25. Deputy sheriff Mike Apodaca said he understood a Julic la to be returned to Phoenix to face kidnapping charges under the und ber0i net. Sullivan was transported Caroti a slate line according to the Story he told officers Here by two men. Maffulte one of the men Accuu of was apprehended the other is believed still at Large. Maguire was arrested by Deputy Jack Robe run tuesday afternoon after Sullivan who had been Bailly beaten reported the kidnapping Emily Adams of los Angeles is and second victim of the Automo bile crash that took the life Al hurls no Richards on Highway 80 thursday night. Miss Adams never regained con vicious chs after the Accident. She died at Mcbride Hospital Santur Day morning. Fear for relatives were traced through letters found in the girl s purse Ami her Mother arrived Here fron los Angeles last night. Her aunt from fort Collins colo., will rive in Las Cruces today. Ramon Gonzales who lost his leg in the Accident was rust ing As Well As could be expected last night. Fear of internal injuries a expressed by uie family. James Kelly owner of tie car that struck the Gonzales car. Win reported in much pain but not ii serious condition at inc Lios Petal last night. Dentil pc River held the daughter of Hamon gon Zalacs. Miss Ruth Gonzales of to Angeles wit i her a of sins Lush Ochoa and Genario Gonzalez and her Uncle Paul Tomii Trucz. A.11 Eif Tomt City arrived Here last night. They Are at the Home of mrs. Ramon Vigil at 305 South Church Street. The Toi duct of the Coroner s jury wan an open om1. Merely stating that or. Richards come to his death in an automobile Accident. Sam stammer the coloured Man who was driving the Kelley car when it crashed into the Gonzales car is being held in jail Here for continued on puce Russia Mexico Scandinavia in blockade spread an incipient threat to Che flow of russian Oil to Germany arose ast night when diplomatic sources in the Balkan said that Turkey ind agreed to permit Allied War ships to sail through the strategy c Dardanelles to enforce an anti nazi blockade of ule Blonek sea. British authorities disclaimed official knowledge of ule report which came simultaneously with a grimly voiced warning by wins ton Churchill first lord of the admiralty that Britain could t be expected in the future to take As a matter of Coune interpretations of neutrality which give All advantages to an Inu Russia s backyard it was reported that the Black sea diction if True would throw the allies directly into an area Ong regarded by Russia As her own backyard. Russia Friday declared a wish to remain out of the european i a. Lord Churchill made Clear in his a Oad cast that there is no need or Russia to be drawn into this in Bucharest diplomatic said Russia s non German Trade would not be affected by the pro cited blockade. Block mexican shipments France tightened her economic Campaign Germany with he new economic warfare commit scheduled to cooperate More closely with the military. Britain s Partis avowedly to halt Ore shipments from Scandinavia to Germany and Block reported ship ments of raw from mex Ico to Vladivostok for trans ship ment to Germany. Germany promised additional documentary icon nations while gleefully surveying the re Cults of disclosure of 10 documents purporting to show a connection of the United states with pre War events. Disclosures sleet denials a barrage of words dimmed the sound of european gunfire As the nazi Pras acclaimed the sensational discovery of alleged pol ish documents which. It said proved that american diplomats helped to hasten uie outbreak of hostilities. In Swift retort Washington officials including president p. D. Roosevelt and Secretary of state Cordell Hull challenged uie credibility of papers which the Ger Man foreign office said it uncover in Poland s secret archives. The papers consisted primarily in confidential reports in which polish in Washington is and London Are purported to have informed their government of views of american statesmen before the War s outbreak. President Roosevelt was represented in Rop Orlis As conjuring up a War psychosis to distract the attention of America from Domestic problems. He warned newspapermen sat urday that All european propaganda should be taken with Sev eral grains of Secretary Hull said uie state department placed not the slight est credence in documents in by uie nazis. Poll a ambassador Jerzy to Stoekl joined in denials of uie. Truth of the they really had a hot Campaign m the old Days when Mesilla was Young old Mosillo. The no Rcman Lemon s House. Square both by Alice Wilbur times May seem hot around town is the great Day of municipal elections through new Mexico approaches. But barring Munfor scan a Jehu the your 1871 is Sull the Banner year for political activity in Thia Vicinity. Elritt die in not at least eight Persona lost thedr lives As a direct result of n political riot on the sunday of us 27, of that year and doubt Lem n score or More were injured some of whom were women in children. And for iwo weeks a guard of 36 soldiers remained stationed at the Post to avoid a re Pitilon of sunday s bloody disputation territorial Delegate the Itsuo in that year col. Francisco Cha a Cal and Jose m. Padre Gallegos were opposing candidates for Tho delegation from the territory of Arizona to the Congress of Tho United states Tho Republican party Lender at that ume waa col w. U Ryner son the democrats were under direction of Pablo Melendrez and Marino Barela. No offers to Bow out the campy Len was for Naglit with much enthusiasm the Dos Pulco. Be ing Hen cd and the rivalry int care and personal. There no i won t run Tayou wont in Thia in deed for father a Liffon wanted to go to , and did col. Chavez. The democrats therefore decided to stage a Timuia meeting at Tho Plaza in old Mosella. The aforementioned sunday August 27, 18fl uie republicans not to be outdone Ali of called a mass meeting. Ounn dish Anil business men. Fearing just such an incident As did occur met with party leaders and Bugge ated a Compromise meeting in the inter of Public safety it was tally agreed upon that Tho democrats Ghoul it continue their meet ing in the Plum Fin Nohe Duleal. The menu blk fans met in front of John at the request of Pittam Galle gos it is reported Horace step i Enson brought 100 armed men from la Mem to enforce order and obviate Tho effect Al of the Cherip whiskey which flowed copiously throughout the Day. Apparently the Day seemed to Prophesy quiet for Stephenws took his men and wont Home a nth fight but at thu conclusion of the some one conceived the Bright idea of nor Chang around Tho both a Kirtles were soon marching with the Democrat i singing lustily to the accompaniment of their Broww band he Van be Van Las Pani la ascension torque Denio Ratos in name to Manku an Inte Vung Situa Tion dangerous the married 16 years asks for divorce Loseau Tulles de Perez has re Quested that her 16-year-old nor Zillge to Santiago Perez be Din solved in a complaint filed in District court Here. The couple were married August 18. 1b24, and separated sept. 12, 102-i, the complaint states. Tho defendant is charged with habitual drunkenness cruelty and non sup port. Met i front of what Una Onmi Viborg 22. Dewey leads in . Straw vote Clayton n. M., March .10 . Straw vote in Union county s Republican convention showed Thomnas e. Dewey 62 per cent Ito Hert a. Taft 33, and Arthur h. Upon Lam Griggs and Reynolds Toiv. Two men p. N. Kelley and John continued on Page four Tho Voto was not binding on fill named to the Stato top Tom Lens in Albuquerque april
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