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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico \ Lumc i no. 9 los Lunas it Njal 87031 16 pages August 2, 1973 fire bombs thrown at patrol cars Valencia county i Ascot for the East Valencia animal welfare Assn. Is this female dog found abandoned at the county dump. The association has adopted the dog and is conducting a contest to name her. Anyone under 18 May enter. Suggested names should be sent to . Box 543, los Lunas by aug. 31. Pictured with the Mascot Are Lillian and Robert Sanchez children of or. And mrs. Eugene Sanchez of los Lunas. Fire bombs of the Molotov cocktail Type were thrown at patrol cars belonging to the East Valencia citizens patrol at the trading Post in Paralta Early tuesday morning. The patrol cars were parked at the Home of Bob Chamberlain in Bosque farms when the incident occurred about 3 , dogs dumps to be topic a review of subdivision guidelines and a report on 192 acres of unclaimed land which the county is seeking for a dump site Are on the Agenda for monday s meeting of the Valencia county commission. The meeting is scheduled tor to . Representatives of the state Highway department and the natural resources Agency will review subdivision guidelines with the commission. Joe Duran ass slant to the District attorney will discuss the land the county is seeking for a dump site. The land located at Casa Colorado is listed As wasteland and county records show no owner listed. Also on the Agenda Are a group of residents of the Blythe addition East of los Lunas who want to discuss the stray dog problem. County manager Milton Sanchez said he has a proposed dog control ordinance which he asked the county attorney to draw up and this will be presented to the commissioners for review. A director and assistant for the county emergency preparedness program also Are expected to be named. Stale sen. Joe Fidel also is on the Agenda to request additional funds for the Northwestern regional Library and the Grants Library. Chamberlain patrol Captain reported he had been awakened by Barking dogs. He said he looked out in time to see a car speeding away and then saw a fire at his machine shop. Chamberlain said the fire bomb apparently had been thrown under a car and bounced Over by the building which caught fire. Fortunately it was close to an outside water faucet and he was Able to put out the fire quickly. He said he also shovelled dirt on the fire which was on the ground. Vincent Roselli owner of the trading Post said was thrown at his store hit three or four feet from the store front under a canopy. He said several windows were broken but he was not sure if this was a result of the bomb being thrown or from a separate incident. The ground was charred around the broken Beer bottle which had contained the. Flammable material and the Wick was found nearby. Roselli said neighbors called him when they heard a disturbance. Both incidents were reported to Deputy sheriff George Finley. Finley also is investigating a break a tuesday afternoon at the Homer Latham residence in Bosque farms. A series of break ins and acts of vandalism in which windows were broken in a number of business places last thursday also Are being investigated by the los Lunas police and the sheriffs department. Windows were broken at Latex Oil company station East of los Lunas the Valencia Circle a Glass farm equipment Blakes Lott Burger and in los Lunas at Home furniture first National Bank and Simon Neustadtl a. Break ins occurred at the Keystone realty the Valencia Shamrock station and Parks pump shop where $198.36 in Cash was taken. At Keystone realty a hand saw an electric saw an Extension Cord and several hammers were stolen. Seventy dollars in Cash was taken from the Valencia station. Break ins in private Homes also were show saturday a Hay baling demonstration using an antique horse drawn Baler will highlight a farm machinery exhibit during the new Mexico Hay show saturday at the Valencia county Fairgrounds in Belen. The Pablo Chavez family Jarales is putting the Baler into operating condition for the demonstration. The Baler is one of several pieces of antique farm machinery to be exhibited by the Chavez family at the show. The Belen Jaycees Are preparing a Barbecue dinner to be served at the Fairgrounds Between the hours of 11 30 . And 2 . A charge of $1.75 will be made tor the Barbecue. Valencia county 4-h ers and club leaders Are preparing Oatmeal Alfalfa cookies for those who would like to Sample a recipe developed Especial for the has show. I he Oatmeal Alfalfa cookie recipe was developed by Barbara Ward a new Mexico state University Home economics student from Corrales As a part of an experimental foods class at the University. The recipe being prepared was the Winner among several tested by miss wards classmates. Other entertainment arranged to complement the educational phase of the program includes a Hay loading contest. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first three teams on the basis of Speed accuracy and appearance of the Load of Hay. Show Hay entries will be accepted until 9 . The Day of the show. The Hay will be judged by Shirley Fowler Hay broker Artesia Brad Houston Price Black dairies Arrey and Gordon Hoff. Umsu Extension agronomist. I Lav is expected to be entered from All Over new Mexico. I he Hay show program will include a talk on the control of Mustard in Alfalfa a discussion on test plot results of controlling weeds in continued on Page j f c i is room is moved to the i of Lunas High school Campus to expand facilities before the. I Peng of school aug. 23

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