Taos News

July 30, 1959

Issue date: Thursday, July 30, 1959
Pages available: 12
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Taos News, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1959, Taos, New Mexico Covers The County THE TAOS NEWS This Copy Free 1 NEW JULY 1959 12 Bypass To Cross IVo Indian Hock Slide lln Canyon Stalls Car The controversial Taos which was approved he cast side of will cross no Indian State ay Commissioner George Lavender has Only bout one quarter of an acre of Indian land was involved the earlier plans we have decided that the bypass 1 be routed so that it will cross none of the land belongi ing to the pueblo he Supporlers of tlVr plan for i bypass In he milled to the west of town indicated they would continue In fight the east side See statement on another page of this i Taos Pueblo officials who arranged special dances durj ing both liesla days and held their own spoke out against several Indians who took part in An Albuquerque and the Taos fiesta parade on Satur Carl had a narrow They stressed that neither from danger Sunday Rovernor nor any residents of the pueblo officially represented pon when their car crashed mloTaos in no large rock on Highway 54 south governor had asked all the pueblo Filar causing the vehicle to people to cooperate in arranging all while more rocks and dirt their own dances here and all but reatened to slide down upon a few did they i State Officer Andy Cordova was PUEBLO STATEMENT j le to push the car out of the The following from the anger area minutes before more officials was given to The Johns dirt crashed down upon the g IJjiglnvay piling up some four feet ui fnd blocking one lane of ed the special dances at the pueblo Heavy rains struck the Filar both Saturday and Sunday morn and Rio Grande canyon Sun ings during the Santiago and Santa ay afternoon causing the rocks Ana fiesta The dances find dirt to give Cordova seemed specially favored by the There was a real cloudexcellent weather prevailing both jrst for about 15 or 20 minutes and rain fell shortly after nd then the stuff came clown on the dances were More road blocking one lane andthan 400 cars carrying many olding up several hundred itors filled the parking ie office These feast days have been State highway crews frfotn Kscelebrated at Taos Pueblo for hun anola were rushed to the area dreds of years and this year the nd cleared the road in a short council decided to go back to the During the violent old way of honoring the saints by flooded the highway at sevspecial rather than partak ral Officer Cordova Continued on Page Two AN EDITORIAL This Is Your Paper With this first issue of The Taos we begin a new chapter in the of the town and Taos This publication is dedicated to the progress and wel fare of all the people of Taos County and we welcome yourj criticisms and This is a brand new publication and like all youngsters we must experience the normal number of growing it is our desire and intention to develop a news paper which will serve all the people of the Save this first edition for it will provide a treasured keepsake for your family and these original copies will have a value in the years Advertisers now may be assured that they may have the advertising space desired and that this will be delivered to the people throughout Taos County time each j For the first the paper will be distributed withj out we plan to hold a countyvvide drive forj charter As a matter of a large number of voluntary subscriptions have been received during our first week of operation and before this first edition wasj To all those who have expressed such faith we pledge our best effort to the development of a pub licalion worthy of your The paperis assured of adequate financial backing and we expect to be around for a long Until we have our own The Taos News will be printed at Santa Fe and brought here early each Our ad1 circulation and business offices are located on the second floor of the theater building on Taos The Taos News phone number is Forest Service Is Parade Winner New Weekly To Serve Area Paper Covers County HEGINA COOKE LEE FARRAN SPUD Request Route 64 Change Taosena Cited In Letter Front Presidents Office Top Maggie daughter of Captain Smith Simpson and i longtime civic leader has re ceived a letter from the White The state highway Washj n D c has filed for a change of routing dj h s of of Highway according to Terry lfl president of the newmcnl ajld prosress o Taos and Rotary Club Hosts Meet Here 4 The Rotarv Club of Taos The Taos News begins publica tion with this issue and will pro vide a weekly newspaper service for the entire Taos County Members of the staff include Lee editor Regina society and art editor and Spud editor of the Horse All three have been in the newspaper profession for a num ber of years here and are well known throughout Taos The publication will appear each Thursday morning and has its of fice on the second floor of the theater building on Taos The phone number for The Taos News is PL The new organization will be the Taos Publishing Com i a resident of Taos for j the last 11 formerly served as news editor of El He began his news career 24 years iago with the ScrippsHoward pa 1 pers in A veteran of World War he served as assistant di rector of public relations for the Federal Communications Commis for sev eral years before coming to During the Korean he was a j member of the press National Production Administra He is a native of Ohio and makes his home at Pla cita Padres The Kit Carson Forest float won the prize of in the big historical parade here Sat urday which attracted several thousand persons to Taos for open ing of the summer Second prize of went to the Conquista third prize of was given to the Indian group taking part in the To Open Bids For James association established to PromolenorthCrii New extension of the road through ou that the White northern New Arizona andHouse had of thc spccial hosl on tn who firgt came to the i ceremonies honoring Gu uovurnor of the faos in formerly wrote for The national numbering comdorf here on July 4th when the District of Rotary Intcrna the Taos Star here 10 years ago meets only afirst flagwas run up over who is making Ins annual amj sjncc time had been so couple times each year and Frederick special official visit to each of the 47 Ro ciey and arl of Crepus ably wont get around to our assistant to President Dsvight Eis tary Clubs in New Mexico and untjj rcsjgnation last quest until the November wrote west He will address the vveek she ias a frequent Moynihan j 1 understand you are the local club and confer with jn annuai contests of the local motel of the famout Captain dent Ben Tenorio and xew Mexico Press Women and also was elected head of the Highway j Smith Simpson who raised the lames Valentine and committee Church 11 C7 w St James flag of the United States over the chairmen on Rotary administration ill be opened hereSanctions recent meeting held of Taos durinu the Civil War ohv at Farmington with some 100 back1 and it bravely flying s a JI August t vnil sician in Albuquerque and is a Continued onPage Two Bids for the new Serving as judges were Joe churdl will Noula Felix val Quinn and al 2 P m luVers ofthc projccl in aUendance since his death you have been t Toby The judges comaccording to Hersehcl otjer officers elected wer PPII tarrying on this ureal mended al participants foi ihe The new Uiurui is to vice chairman and not only raisinc the flag bli Of np high quality of the entries and slnictcr south Of town on lanr givfinance chairman Albert Compmaintaining the highesti year said they regretted more A Weimer Mrs of citizenship in northern New iwere not Entries were Wfin1pr Vice chairmen elected during the Your civic and charitable selected on the basis of originalP BAlbnght and Mdvm mwli work has been an example to historical Conforming to the mr Albert Compton On behalf of the it mation and artistic presennial architecture of the Taos Tribal Counis a to send you the lat anH church eventually will he concih Dudley Shiprock story on our and The colorful parade was led by With best wislies for e cooru parae was e y andTalo Farmington and Roy With est wses John Burroughs and his nLieu i Tope Clavton Ken Fogle of Aztec health and forother Deluded n Sj at notarys iioth annual convention in New York is one of supervising the activities of more than Rotary Clubs with a membership of nearly Guard Unit Leaves For Bliss 8 Approximately 100 enlisted men and tour officers of the Taos Na tional Guard unit are making your professional executives 113 counties throughout the preparations to the nier secretary of and serve as vice lhC McHughl and Bradley Pichairman as head of the finance famed Captain associatcs are lhe Frederick Fox Each year Roiar Special Assistant grow in streimth Enclosed was a new book on thc During the past annual summer encampment at continues to Fort BlissTcxas early in AuSust 1 numbers Captain Herman an nounced today session Others parlicipaling in the pa chuects fop new i Prescnt for lhe iKJTw 5 Verne Sackelt is chairman of the Stale Highway Order the building according to George Harold Uon the laps inrtian h James Bell vicar of Si ard and Joe Commissioner Conquistadores sponsored by the uie ueVi neuVRdl U1 Franciscan j The advance party and the pre A Popular Float Taos Kiwanis Club Friars by the Taos men LULACS The Traveling Troubariors by the Martinez family Las Sen Taos Music Center Los iCharros de Taos Chihuahua Trail New Conoco Stntion Planned Lavender told the gathering he would do everything I can to ther Chairman Jones of the Navajo Tribal Council said the proposed extension would be of great bene fit to his people and that the route would aid iiyiterUilly in their eco i Las Novedadas by and Art Merrill Spud Johnson as I Padre by the Taos Representatives of the Contmenj Book Shop Uonna Tulles by Ud Company were in Taos Mxm rp T Betty Roy Visiting Warriors by day to confer with oiiicials 1SIC1 j Indian La Fonda Raising and members of municipal and and Guarding of the Flag on planning board and lhe Chamber llifUBC Taos Plaza Governor Bent by Commerce planning committee Bent Museum and Jack on plans for a new Conoco ScrA twister which struck south of i Los vice station to be erected on the Los Cordovas last 1nday blew off Carson Natonal Forest east side of lhe a large porch roof measuring 63 float Minuet by Rainbow Girls Jack reel long at the Roy Brooks in covered wagon Wagthe town planning The big roof was Jons of Early by Fiesta Blair of the C of C lifted off in one piece and smashed i Corporation Weavers by the and Councilman Don Morris and into a The twister was ac Ortegas HI Charro by Charro Kay Hollis attended the concompanied by a roaring sound and Society for Crippled Both Brandenburg and lasted for only a few ac Childrcn and Blair said the plans for the new cording to the Brooks Al Hundreds of visitors and Taosstation will conform with Iradithough the porch roof was blown enos lined the plaza here Sunday tional architecture and the consaway and demolished by the heavy afternoon for the traditional chiltruction Aill be started shortly a television array atop the Idrens parade which included a ter Labor Day house was number of entries reflecting hard An artists sketch of the pro work and Serving as posed structure will be supplied in Continued on Page Two the near future story of the American tracRotary Clubs were organized in 53 history from the establishcountires bringing the total mess party will leave Taos on of the United States to the her to an all time Four new August 5th for Fort Bliss and the present countries were also added to Romain body of Battery 726th Gusdorf now makes nor tarys British Mad AAA will leave Taos on the morn home with her daughter and and iny ot August Captain Knight and Manny operators of the Blue Door GalSHED FIRE EXTIWCISHED Ail member of the local guard lery When the letter arrived TinTaos Volunteer Fire will be required to here a friend of the White partment on Tuesday afternoon report at the armory for an all writer happened to be visiting the put out a fire in a small shed atday training session on gallery according to Mrs the residence of Mamiri August Captain Knight add MIS Gusdorf said she was oi Uie lire depart The antiaircraft firing will be fontinurd on Page Two at the Hueco range this Neiv Holy Cross Hospital Contract Slated To Be Let In Near Future Free Riding And Pretty Girls Subscriptions Are Available A contract for construction of to return in Uitlisud A new baby is born in the pub lishing world The Taos with this takes its place among the thou sands of the nations The Taos News is dedicated to the community progress of the en tire Taos and plans to serve this unique area where individuali ty makes he community what it Tins tirst while it is a newspaper this can become the new Holy Cross Hospital will in the next few a momcnto and as he be awarded in tlif near tutuiv rule ihc revidi i construction will get under way vul1 shortly the real according to KXt and pruv nil Mother administrator with ioiiipleidy Awarding of She conjracl lias ments H been delayed because inK i tin will be accepted on a yearly basis oi increased construction costs and thi now by mail for per Or it will approval oi the additional expendiplainad i tr be Thursday at lures mu be secured from highat an i jtures and or asail er superiors ot the order of ih able irom a newsboy at 10 cents Sisters of ilio FamiU ot the per Mother Huiriiha The auirt n plications and additional latei mi M oilier Humilia original issue of The Taos some of which are being dis tributed to an estimated Subscriptions to The Taos News total I niter me revised the new building will include al nursing ami a a cafeteria ao4 oiinuH lovker looms for iieti JIM Ground I caking ceremonies ai the hospital are planned shortly aiiium atur the contract is thi pointed IKW ur be erected ta Iho oitice ot Hie paper wiu uver the theatre on the ie Mot m i has tun n atiroad and is ui thv jlO building aad is tfl a outfloor Vrea ;