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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - July 12, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico Volume a no. 6_ los Lunas no. 87031 20 pages july 12, 1973 Valencia county Kim kinsky4, gives her horse a Sample of Alfalfa Hay destined for entry in the new Mexico Hay show aug. 4 at the Valencia county Fairgrounds. The Hay belongs to Kim s Grandfather Ralph Handley of for Hay show officials Are looking for entries for the 1973 new Mexico Hay show scheduled at the Valencia county Fairgrounds in Belen on aug. 4. Both show and exhibit Hay May be entered in the show according to Tony Romo Valencia county Extension agent for new Mexico state University. Both grass and legume Hay is eligible for entry in the show Hay category and Blue red and w bite ribbons w ill be awarded Rome said. Exhibit Hay entries Are Noil competitive and Are for display and analysis purposes Only. I Nories Are expected from throughout new Mexico with information on entering available from county Extension service offices. I a oratory Anniv Sis of v Arious qualities of Alfalfa Hay is now being done in preparation for the Hay show according to James i. Kirby Umsu Extension economist. Results of the analysis will be available during the show. This is a Chance to see the change in nutritional values As the appearance of Hay changes Quot Kirby says. Top Quality bleached Stemmy and several other qualities of Alfalfa Are being Analysed. This year s Hay show is a cooperative Effort on the part of a number of Valencia county residents with assistance coming from cooperative Extension stalls in Bernalillo Socorro and Sandoval counties and the Northern and Southern Pueblos agencies. This is the second consecutive year for the statewide show sponsored by the Umsu cooperative Extension service. A noon barbeque will be prepared at the Fairgrounds by the Belen Jaycees. A special cookie recipe containing Alfalfa will be prepared and the dessert will be available to help lop the mid Day meal. The Oatmeal Alfalfa cookie recipe was developed by Barbara w Ard. A Home economics student at Amsl from Corrales especially for the Hay show. The recipe was taste tested As Best by miss Ward s continued on Page a one Man drowns another missing the Valencia county sheriff s department is seeking identification of a Man found floating in an irrigation ditch tuesday and is searching for an Adelino Man who has been missing since monday sheriff adds detective division Valencia county sheriff Emiliano Castillo or. Is setting up a detective division in his department and has hired Juan Baldonado As former assistant police chief at Belen As an investigator. Wayne Thigpen will begin work in the new division aug i in the Grants area. Castillo noted the new additions will bring his staff to to men with a total of 71 years experience. Castillo said he also is planning a Rescue unit. He and Village Marshall Bill place will go to Sante be to seek another Law enforcement Grant for the unit. Castillo said Village policeman Larry Olguin is scheduled to attend skin diving school next month. The Rescue unit will Aid in searches for missing and drowned persons and in other emergencies. Baldonado and Thigpen will investigate break ins and other crimes gathering evidence for the District attorney. Baldanado was with the Belen police department seven years one As a patrolman one As a sergeant and five As assistant chief. He and his wife. Laura reside in Belen with their five children Elizabeth 20 Mary Ann 16 Kathy 15, Dickie 14, and Joanne 12. Night. Missing is Fidel Lucero about 45. He was last seen about Midnight monday. The body of the unidentified Man was discovered in a ditch w est of the red carpet tuesday afternoon by Modesto Velasquez an employee of the Bureau of reclamation. The Man had apparently drowned and had been in the ditch from four to seven Days according to Coroner r. E. Brubaker. The dead Man was described As bet Ween 40-50 y ears old and about five feet eight inches tall. He was wearing Brown pants. Detective Juan Baldonado and Deputy Valentin Torre investigated. The body was taken to the Romero funeral Home. Baldonado said if anyone knows of someone missing who resembles the description of the dead Man he should Call the sheriffs office or the District attorneys office. Also under investigation is a break in at the new shop at the los Lunas High school where Between $300-5500 Worth of tools were taken. Principal flow Ell Payton reported the theft. He said it appeared the culprits had parked a car off the freeway near the High school and had carried the tools to the car after breaking into the school. He said a few tools and footprints were found Between the school and the freeway. Mrs Robert Matin of Bosque farms reported a new easy rider 10-Speed Bike valued at 595 was taken sometime Between to and la p.m., monday from in front of the Pronto Mart. The Bike was marked with the social Security number 500407366. Melvin Sanchez reported More than 52,000 in Jewery appliances clothing and saddles was taken from his Home last thursday. I w by do Xix former assistant police chief in Belen has joined the Valencia count sheriffs department in the new detective division

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