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Los Lunas Valencia County News Newspaper Archives Aug 30 1973, Page 1

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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - August 30, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico Volume i no. 12_los Lunas . 87031_ 20 pages August 30, 1973 fair opens sept. 6 waiting at the Corner while los Lunas police investigate is Medardo b. Deanda of los Lunas seated on the sidewalk who received a bruised leg in the pickup motorcycle Accident. Deanda was on his motorcycle headed East on main Street at the Junction with us-85, when mrs. Ruth Eden Beth of los Lunas headed West attempted to make a left turn. Mrs. Beth was cited for a failure to Larry Olguin Center is assisted in the investigation by Larry Garcia right. With interest growing each year. Valencia county fair officials expect a record number of entries in the annual fair which opens sept. 6 and continues through sept. 9. Entries will be received from to . To 6 . Opening Day. The Only exception is the lower department which will take entries from 2-6 ., sept. 6, and also Between 7-9 ., on Friday sept. 7. The annual dog show has been changed this year and will be held at 6 . Sept. 6. Mrs. Yvonne Riley is the superintendent a full Day of activity begins at 8 . Friday sept. 7, with the Market livestock judging and the judging of exhibits. Exhibits will be open for viewing by the Public at noon. Fridays schedule also includes the Breeding livestock judging at i . The pet Parade at 6 30 ., Rodeo and introduction of the Queen candidate at 7 30 and a Western dance at 9 . Any kind of animal which is a pet May be entered in the pet Parade. The annual Parade at to ., sept. 8, will highlight saturday s schedule. The Junior horse show in the Rodeo Arena sponsored this year by the roadrunners 4-h club will begin at to . At 2 . The ladies rolling pin throwing contest will get underway. The Junior livestock Sale begins at 5 30 ., the Rodeo and judging of Queen contestants at 7 30 and the Western dance at 9 . Exhibits will be on display until 4 . On closing Day sept. 9. Fair officials urge that those wishing to enter both the county and state fairs in the women s division to plan on entering separate articles because of the Early deadline for entries at the state fair. Deadline for the women s division for sewing needlework and Canning in the state fair is 6 . Sept. 8, so items entered in the county fair would not be released in tune for the state. Other special activities such As Candy baking and cookie contests Are scheduled throughout the state Lair. The schedule May be obtained by calling the county Extension office or requesting the floriculture and women Scenter Catalon from the state fair. The state fair deadline for crafts is aug. 31. Activities at the county fair on sunday sept. 9, include the Horseshoe tournament at to ., trophy awards at i ., the Rodeo and crowning of the Queen at 2 . And releasing of exhibits at 4 . The Belen Jaycees will sponsor games and races for the youngsters on saturday and Are also sponsoring the Queen contest. Monday sept. 3 is the deadline for wedding pictures made in 1923 or before which will be displayed by the Valencia county historical society during the fair. Accepting the photographs Are mrs. Marian Herlihy mrs. Horacio Gilbert and mrs. Carolos Tabet or. They already have received pictures dating from 1880, 1892, 1893, 1899 and 1906. John c. Johnson Belen banker w ill judge the Junior Wool show which is supervised by Anthony Romo. Other superintendents include Tom Chappell and Dale Carver Junior livestock Herman Coffeey Junior horse show mrs. Germin George Chavez 4-h exhibits mrs. Barbara Mullinex poultry mrs. Vivian Medley open class exhibits mrs. Mer Lamb Field crops mrs. Agnes o Brien Art adult division mrs. Earl Peter Art Junior division mrs. Kathyleen Mckinley baked goods mrs. Boyd Smith canned foods mrs. . Craig ceramics mrs. Theresa Tabet Flowers mrs. Bessie Lee Malcolm hobbies and crafts mrs. . Cook needlework Joseph Garcia school exhibits. Mrs. Aubrey Notman former county Home agent will be assisting in the women s division. Members of 4-h clubs entering exhibits in the 4-h division Are reminded they May not enter similar articles in the open classes. Foundation has been Laid for a new building at the Fairgrounds but it is not expected to be completed in time for this year s fair. There will be no commercial building but space for Booths has been allotted in the livestock building. A thanks to the fact that the Hay show was held at the Fairgrounds recently most of the preliminary work was done and the grounds Are in Good shape and ready for the fair a said mrs. Wilma berber Secretary. Joe Maestas fair president said a record crowd is anticipated because of the growth of the area in the past year. Hopeless task for los Lunas Volunteer firemen who fought the Blaze in this moving Van. Driver Joe Satistevan said he picked up the Load of furniture and pre packed household goods in Socorro and noticed smoke coming from the trailer when he was about 4 Miles South of los Lunas on 1-25. He pulled off the Highway and disconnected the trailer from the Van. The contents belonged to the Carl Vanderlinden family who were moving to California. The incident occurred monday evening

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