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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico Valencia county volume to number 45 los Lunas . 87031 24 pages april 5, 1973 Silver gloves set in la april 12-14 c l Limas will Host the first statewide Silver gloves tournament april i2-i4 at the High school gym. Sponsored by the los Lunas Community Jaycees the tournament will feature boxing teams from los Lunas Belen Grants Farmington Aztec Roswell las Cruces Taos Santa be and Pagosa Springs Colo. Next week has been declared Silver gloves Veek in los Lunas by proclamation of mayor Emiliano Castillo or. Los Lunas will be represented by the Rio Grande youth care Center team which has been coached by Charlie Maez assisted by his lather Gilbert Maez and Libby Aragon next thursday april 12, has been designated Daniel Fernandez night in Honor o the los Lunas medal of Honor hero who died in combat in Vietnam. Another los Pra Tiong tor the Silver gloves state tournament to be held april 12-14 in los Lunas Are Robert Peralta and Anthony Garley. Gilbert Maez right has assisted with the coaching of the los Lunas team. Additional photos on Page 14. Raft promoted Theodore l. Raff son of Theodore Raff of los Lunas has been promoted to lieutenant colonel in the . Air Force. Colonel Raff is a command and control staff officer with . Air Force Headquarters tactical Branch directorate of command control and communications the Pentagon. He has completed 14 months duty in Vietnam. A 1950 graduate of los Lunas High school the colonel received his . Degree in architectural engineering in 1955 from the University of new Mexico where he was commissioned upon completion of the air Lorce Reserve officers training corps program. Colonel Raff earned his . Degree in civil engineering in 1965 from the University of Newark . College of engineering. He is a member of Delta Sigma Phi. The colonel s Wile. Marietta is the laughter of or. And . Richard Swartz of Artesia. His Mother . Mela m. Christina lives in Seal Beach Calif. Lunas Man who died in Vietnam Bernie Gonzales will be honoured april 13. Saturday april 14, has been designated Jack Notman night in Honor of the late los Lunas civic Leader who organized and supported boxing in the Village a number of years ago. The Jack Notman sportsmanship trophy will be awarded to the Best sportsman in the tournament. About 20 matches Are scheduled each night beginning at 7 . Referees will be Billy Martinez James Cleary and Mike Klaube. Judges will be Stan Gallup Dick Castillo Larry Guggino Fred Luna Richard Aragon Milton Barela evi Salio Padilla and Pete Pino. Ralph Melbourne will be the timekeeper and Frank Gurine the announcer. Tickets May be purchased from los Lunas Jaycee members or at Giles Bakry in Belen. They will go on Sale from 1-3 ., april 12, at the los Lunas High school gym. Prices for tickets bought in Advance of the tournament Are $1 for adults and 50 cents for children. Tickets purchased at the door will be $1.25 and 75 cents. Some 400 fans were on hand saturday night to cheer on Silver Glove fighters at Belen High school. Participating were Belen los Lunas and Grants Silver Glove boxing clubs. All three clubs looked Strong and each won eight fights with Grants and Belen having one draw. Los. Lunas looked impressive As the won eight of their twelve fights. Los Lunas winners were Robert Baca Marty Chavez. Roland Vaisa Arthur Lovato Patrick Lovato Bennie Orona Joseph Aragon and Roger Baca. Winners for Belen were Bruce Baca David Tafoya Tomas Chavez Salo Baca. Rand Castillo Rex Lewis Chris Sachs and Randy Cordova. Belen s Paul Baca fought to a draw and both David Tafoya and Rand Cordova won by to. Los Lunas and Belen will travel to Grants for a three Day tournament thursday Friday and saturday. Also competing will be a team from the beef while some Consumers Are boycotting meat in an attempt to bring the High prices Down Farmers and ranchers Are explaining their a a Side of the beef. Some fear the american consumer May have a literally legislated or regulated the meat off his table Quot. Dorothy Sui Lins information director for the new Mexico farm and livestock Bureau touring the Valley monday said a combination of things has affected meat prices. A poor world crop resulting in Grain being shipped abroad devaluation of the Dollar fuel shortages the inflated Economy and the increased demand Are factors she said. She pointed to a statement by . A a Bill Langenegger president of the no farm and livestock Bureau who has a 15,000 head feed Yard at Hagerman. Langenegger is one who believes the meat producer is going to be legislated right out of business. Langenegger explained that Cost accounting figures in his feed Yard show that the loss of the use of the feed additive Des has Cost one Quarter Pound gain per animal per Day. A with 14,485,000 cattle on feed in the United states Quot Langenegger said a that comes to 3,621,250 pounds of beef per Day that is not being produced for the consumer. The same number of cattle Are being fed the same amount of feed but for a longer period which increases the Cost he said. A the More than three and a half million pounds of beef lost per Day represents 3,621 one thousand Pound steers. Over a period of 365 Days the pounds lost w ill amount to the same As 1,321,665 head of 1,000 Pound steers a he said. A remember that cattle eat every Day onion sea on Page 2 -85 eel alter leaving the Highway. Castillo suffered a broken Arm

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