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Lordsburg Liberal (Newspaper) - March 2, 1990, Lordsburg, New Mexico Ali hell publishing co., inc. 30cents Lordsburg new Mexico City election tuesday March 6 Sample ballot on Page 6 r All voters vote at n civic Center v 7 00 am to 7 00 pm Lordsburg City election set for tuesday Salvador hitters Diaz i am a lifelong resident of Lordsburg. I am married to Mary Jean and have 4 kids. Being a mayor candidate has been an experience in itself. I be made a lot of friends and brushed up old friendships. My goals for being mayor Are to work with All areas of the City from the poor to the Rich men and women with City employees and homeowners old businesses and new. I will also work on improving our relationship with state county and City government. Experience comes with time time to learn How our City works is All i ask. Elect Salvador Diaz or. Quot hitters Quot for . K. Mac Mcpherson i believe Lordsburg needs a full time mayor on april i 1990 i will retire from Phelps Dodge. As mayor of Lordsburg i will be in a position to devote As much time As necessary to work with the City Council members to operate our City government in a professional and business like manner. I wish to commend my opponents4 for conducting an Active and clean Campaign. I leave you with this thought Quot bad officials Are the ones elected by Good citizens who do not George Jean Nathan-1882-1958. Please vote tuesday March 6, for h. K. Mac Clark Smith mayor Clark Smith stated he Hopes to continue the Progress in Lordsburg As it has occurred during the last five years. I think All Lordsburg citizens will agree that Lordsburg has made a major turn around. Serving As mayor and with the support and work of the City Council these issues wanted by the citizens have been addressed Street paving housing rehabilitation clean up new business additional recreation improved Parks and cemeteries and outdoor recreational areas additional employment continued on Page 4 Virgil Widby i have read and listened to our present mayor and City Council taking All the credit for All the new businesses they have brought to our Community. My personal opinion is this is a lot of hot air i think if any credit is due it should be to people like Alan Roff Rex Kipp Vanita Hatch and others. I certainly am interested in hearing More about the Industrial and commercial Type businesses they have brought to our Community. Continued on Page 4 Jesus g. Chu Chi Martinez i am a candidate for City Council Ward 3. I m a native of Lordsburg. I belong to several local organizations the Optimist club the vow Post 3099 and a no in the new Mexico National guard Here in Lordsburg. I attended and graduated from Western new Mexico University with a a. I m married to Dora and have two daughters Erica and Julie. I m employed with Phelps Dodge for 15 years. I served in the . For 4 years and am a Vietnam Veteran. The City Corner the county land use plan meeting occurring last week was very interesting. The county has worked very hard on this plan in my opinion and i believe they deserve a lot of credit. The establishment of most new concepts plans and ideas almost always Are not Ideal for All situations As i have Learned in my experience with City government. I am sure those involved with this plan will be working with the mining ranching and farming industries As Well As All other affected parties to Best satisfy the needs and protections of everyone. I believe this plan is a Good one to help protect the health and welfare of everyone in Hidalgo county. Senate Bill #2 has passed the legislature and is now awaiting the signature of the governor. Last year he vetoed this Bill As presented then. I Hope he will sign it this year. I Don t believe the governor has done As much As he can to Stop new Mexico from the prime easy target As a National dumping ground. If you have been Given the impression that our state is no longer threatened with a National dumping ground reality your impression is very wrong. To this Day there arc no Laws or regulations established that will Stop this from happening. We at the City and county government Levels have worked hard and must continue this work to continue helping draft Laws prohibiting this kind of disaster. Concerning safety but on the local level of creation the City Council and i have seen Many different kinds of accidents happen to our citizenry. We will continue to help educate our residents on safety hazards and provide safety material for information and learning. In the coming weeks the City will be mailing out information dealing with safety and Protection. For these topics or any subject if you have questions or comments write c Ity Corner 206 s. Main. A mayor Arthur Clark Smith services held wednesday for Cheryl Jeanete Chavez City Utility overcharges corrected Cheryl Jeanete Chavez 34, longtime Lordsburg resident died monday february 26 at her Home. Visitation was tuesday evening from 4 00 until 7 00 at Baca s Heather funeral Chapel. Funeral services were there wednesday afternoon at 3 00 with Rev. . Chuck Weaver of the abundant life Fellowship Church officiating. Interment followed at it. View cemetery. Pallbearers were John Tezak Rene Saucedo Tommy e. Chavez jr., . Sanders Clark Smith and Jerry Turner. Honorary bearers were de Kramer Herbert Saucedo de Bowman Tom Chavez Chris Sanders Jack Walz Toby Wallace Eddie Callaway Jack Adams Kelly Saucedo Jaime Ruiz and Bobby Gonzales. Cheryl was born August i 1955 in Tucson Arizona. She was member of the abundant life Fellowship Church in Lordsburg and had managed Denny s restaurant s at several locations in Texas. She was married february 14, 1976 in Lordsburg to her husband Freddy Chavez. Cheryl is survived by her husband Freddy Chavez of Lordsburg two sons Kenny and James Chavez of Lordsburg and two daughters Tammy and Lisa Chavez of Lordsburg her Mother Shirley Adams of Lordsburg and her father Kenneth c. Patton of Lordsburg. Two Brothers Are Kenny Patton of Phoenix Arizona and Chris Patton of Lordsburg and one sister Shauna Ruiz of san Manuel Arizona. She was preceded in death by her grandmother Edith k. Adams on saturday february 24. Baca s Heather funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Utility Bills from the City of Lordsburg mailed out Friday $300,000 okayed for Playas Road if governor Carruthers signs the two Bills on his desk for $150,000 each $300,000 will be turned Over to the state Highway department for improvement on the Playas Road according to state representative Tom Foy who presented the Bill at the recent legislative session. Foy said he received considerable help from senator John Smith on the procurement of the funds. Hidalgo commissioners who have been working on the Playas Road project for several years had asked for $8000,000 to be used on the Road. Foy also said $13,000 was obtained by himself and Smith for a new Van to be used by Hidalgo senior citizens. This Bill also needs the signature of the governor. Marijuana seized 161 pounds of marijuana were seized from a mexican National driving a late Model Mazda with a n. M. License plate on february 22 at 3 30 am. The vehicle was stopped according to Doug Mosher of the Elpaso Border patrol on interstate to and n. M. Highway 146. The narcotics were found in the trunk and Back seat of the vehicle Mosher said. Mary p. Hazard voting citizens of Lordsburg my thanks to you in voting your Confidence for my re election to municipal judge on March 6, 1990. February 23, contained erroneous late charges to some City customers according to City Hall administrator Sherri Arredondo. The incorrect charge occurred to customers who received Utility Edith Adams passes away saturday Edith k. Adams 85, longtime Lordsburg resident died saturday february 24 at Gila regional medical Center in Silver City. Funeral services were held wednesday february 28 at 10 00 . At Baca s Heather funeral Chapel with Rev. Coy Brewer of the first Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at it. View cemetery. Pallbearers were Bob Hall George Newell Jasper Simpson Jerry Turner Rocky Umphres and de Kramer. Honorary bearers were Allen Hall Leroy Mccarty Homer Baird Jake Mccarty and John Adams. Edith was born november 29, 1904 in Springfield Missouri. She had lived in Lordsburg since 1962 and had owned and operated a local Motel. Edith was a member of the first Baptist Church the Eastern Star and the ladies Oriental shrine. She is survived by two sons Jerry and Jack Adams both of Lordsburg one brother Marion Moss of Versalles Misouri two Sisters Mamie Rogers and Essie Estes both of Springfield Missouri and four grandchildren. Edith was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Adams in 1971. Baca s Heather funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Credits in the january Billing Cycle. The programming has been corrected and the charges deleted from All affected accounts. Anyone who paid the charge without noticing it will receive credit off the March Billing. Concerning Calls from customers who Are wondering if there Are to be additional Utility credits As occurred on the january Billing City Hall staff reported that the credit phase was competed almost entirely with the january Billing. Only if the credit received in january was larger than the january Bill would there be additional credit occurring on the february of quilts coming Hidalgo county Extension homemaker s Council is hosting a quilt show on March 17 at 10 00 . At the Lordsburg Community Center. This show is open to the Public and there is no charge. Please bring your quilts old new Etc to be displayed. For More information please Contact Bethleen Swapp Extension Home economist at 542-9291. School Board to meet tuesday notice is hereby Given that the regular meeting of the Board of education of the Lordsburg municipal schools has been scheduled for tuesday March 6, 1990, at 7 00 p.m., in the Board room Lordsburg municipal schools 501 West fourth Street Lordsburg no 88045 voters Kochoo Lemayor registered voters of Lordsburg will go to the polls tuesday and elect a mayor four councilmen and a municipal judge. A record number five Are seeking the mayor s position. Present mayor Clark Smith who filled the position when mayor Steve Hill was transferred and moved to Silver City is viewing for the mayor s position. Salvador hitters Diaz a lifelong resident and an employee of Phelps Dodge is also making a run for mayor. Robert Macafee who has been in the garage business Here is a candidate. Virgil Widby owner of the Coronado twin theatre will be making his second attempt to be Lordsburg mayor. H. K. Mac Mcpherson is the fifth candidate for mayor. He will be retiring from Phelps Dodge the first of april. Three of the four spots open on the City Council Are unopposed and will be filled by w. L. Sanders George Craig and Freddy Morelos. Morelos and Sanders Are incumbents and Craig has also had experience As a Council member. The Only contested seat is in Ward three where Lynn o Donnel and Jesus Martinez will be trying for the seat on the Council. Councillors Linda Schultz and Danny Palencia chose not to re run. Three Are in the race for the municipal judgeship presently being held by Mary Hazard who is seeking re election. Baltazar Salinas and Esperanza b. Tarrango Are also seeking the position. Each candidate the Liberal was Able to Contact was Given the Opportunity to express their views with no limit on words at no charge on the front Page of today s races set March 24-25 the Optimist land sail races will be held in three More weeks March 24 and 25. So far we have four entries from Colorado three from Albuquerque and three from Lordsburg. Two big Quot slim line jobs Quot Over 18 feet Long will be brought out by a competitor from California who is hoping that someone will accept his Challenge even the smaller land sails. In talking with one of the Albuquerque contestants hell take him on even just for the fun of it. A these big land sails will be entered in competition1 at the International land sail races held the last week of april somewhere along the Arizona Nevada Border. We would like to see More local Competition. These land sails Are so easy and inexpensive to build. Anyone wanting to build one or is looking for parts to build one Contact Tommy Chavez at 5432-9166, you still have time to build one practice and enter. You can also buy one already built at continued on Page 4

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