Taos News

July 17, 1969

Issue date: Thursday, July 17, 1969
Pages available: 12
Previous edition: Thursday, July 10, 1969
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Taos News, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1969, Taos, New Mexico m 8T571 July Am uiw 8M epptts A Taos this week Caleftdaf of evmti iffWfl tftnmH the courtesy of Chamber of ind The TMi Call the by Monday morning for your Francis of AssUi Ranches de 9 CERAMIC SHOWJby Wllfard JP Casa De Artes Pueblo Open NEW GROUP EXHtBffiONGaltery Paintings and sculpture by 28 Open PREHISTORIC CASA ORANDES POT TERY Mtlllcent Rogers From Roland Hermann Open rfR VW JULY 17 TAOS TOPS home of a EL PRADO TOPS Community EXPLORER POST Firt KIT CARSON ELECTRIC COOP BOARD OF TRUSTEES10 Coop board Sagebrush LA LECHE home of a JULY 18 COSI FAN TUTTESanta Fe I TAOS DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB1 Kachina JULY II THE MAGIC FLUTESanta Fe JULY 29 STUDY GROUP25 Big OPEN AIR MARKETDel Sol Weaving JULY 21 BENT LODGE AF Masonic KIWANIS Los Corn Followed by Interim Board Meet TAOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS Indian LIFE SKETCH GROUPStables 7 to 9 Fee TAOS DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB Kachina TAOS AA GROUPFirst Presbyterian 8 A JULY 22 w ROTARY La FIRE Fire BETA SIGMA PHI SORORITY members BAZAAR Cross Hos pital at HC Activity A JULY 23 Lulac SCULPTORS AND PAINTERS LIFE SKETCH GROUP7 to 9 Stables Gal Fee LOS CABALLEROS DE TAOS CHESS to Big BAZAAR Cross Hos pltal 1 at Activity The weather Courtesy Forest Service High Low Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Wugalter awaiting report on Questa Horace new superintendent of the Questa Independent School and Corpus assistant met with Harry chief of public school in Santa Fe and pledged to do everything possible to up grade procedures if they are found to have been lax in its Questa Wugalter told The Taos News that he had not yet received a report from State Audi tor Harold who had been asked to conduct a thorough examination of the school districts operations and allegations made about the school board by some school patrons and the former superinten Willie Upon receipt from the my fice will take the proper action per state statutes if specific violations are uncover Wugalter See also Page i Arroyo Seco man aids Apollo flight Alexander son ol Arroyo is a member of an flrgaateation that nas played a major rate in the Apollo 11 lunar landing Be is chief of the ceafigwaUflo manage Kent Saturn instrument unit dftrf in National and Space Cons Marshall Space Flight Tiw tage Saturn Racket that Apollo u from earth was developed to direction of the MirsJteJJ NASAs largest a m graduate of TMI Kgb attended HigoJands University in Us and Toledo Bis is tne daughter ol Mih IB the playgronad of the Land of Enchantment New ski area proposal reaches million KEITH 6MEEN Forest Service officials Tuesday received a mil lion proposal for the develop ment of the Sangre de Cristo Winter Sports Area between Red River and Taos Ski Behind the proposed opera Resorts of New is the financial backing of the huge Ralph Hed vice president of Resorts of New presented a let ter from LTV giving assurance of the and stated that LTV would be the majority stockholders of the resort oper The proposal was the only one received when bids were closed by Jean Carson Nation al Forest at 3 The principals essential ly are those who made a pro posal a year That one was not accepted by the Forest reportedly because of questions concerning Hedrick said other officers In Resorts of New Mexico are Gene Oklahoma president Pam Texas and Jack Oklahoma Hedrick said his company flow has option on 22 acres of private land at the confluence of the East and West Forks of Red River adjacent to the na tional forest area to be de as well an agreement for a 120acre tract on the East the site of a planned day The triangular acreage where the forks meet would be the site of a ninestory main lodge and convention and would face the planned paved Red Riv erTwining over the top high Hedrick said the first Including all requirements speci fied by the Forest would cost a projected It would include three chair a midway house the day ski trails and parking The main lodge would be at feet elevation the top of the third highest lift would be at about Additional high speed poma plus be ginners slope also are Hedrick said the main lodge would provide accommodations for up to 800 and that a banquet room seating 400 people is Another fea ture of the lodge is a restaur ant and night with Las Vegas quality entertainment he The Forest Service requires that the area must be in oper ation for the 1971 Of ficials have 30 days in which to study the proposal an answer to the developers is due on If it is a Forest Service use permit must be is sued by Hedrick said his firm is go Ing ahead with on the as sumption the bid will be accept He said the goal is de velopment of a four seasons Voter list purged County Clerk Aurora Montoya said Tuesday morning her office has almost completed a purging of the voter rolls in the A deputy clerk reported a total of names have been purged from the countys 28 precinct She said all that remains is to identify the number of names from thejlifferent parties to tally them Notices are being sent out to all persons whose names have been Montoya said the most prevalent cause for purging Is a voters failure to vote in the last general which was last she names of deceased persons also are being purged from the After the purging is the county clerks of fice will begin reregistering those qualified voters who were Purging of the voter rolls is required yearly under a new election code passed by the legislature during its last School board chooses Brandenburg Cargo road riles Trujillo By LESLIE BOTTORFF State Trujillo said this week he will call for a Leg islative Finance Committee in vestigation of his allegations that State Highway equip ment was used to build a road to property owned by Dav id Cargo above The senator from Taos and Mora Counties Monday made the charges in a story released to The New Mexican in Santa saying he had investigated the case last Friday and found state dump a state pick up and a state road grader working on a road leading to the Cargo property some eight miles due west of the village of Rociada above Cargo called the charges blatantly false and said Tues day he will file charges of crim inal trespass against Trujillo for entering his The gov ernor also accused Trujillo of ransacking his cabin while he was on the site last Trujillo took pictures of highway vehicles on the road leading to Cargos and a reporter for The Taos News went to the scene Monday Trujillo said there were two one about two miles from the main gate to the Cargo pro and the other a steel gate marking the property He said Monday he sawhigh way department dump trucks loaded with sand and gravel which workmen on the scene told him was being hauled from a state maintenance yard at Las Cargo said Monday he had hired a contractor to make some improvements on the ac cess road leading to his proper and he said he did not al low any big vehicles on his private property because they could cause Trujillo said he saw one state dump truck inside Cargos pro perty while he was on the site last He said a road gra der was on the stretch of road between the outer gate and the gate to Cargos There also were state dump trucks and a pickup on the outer A reporter on the scene drove Into the area up to the property There were no state highway vehicles to be ob served on the stretch of dirt road from Rociada to the pro perty the area could be identified as the same area pic tured by Trujillo Friday when he conducted his investigation at the request of some citizens in Mora whom Trujillo said Continued on Page I Fire Rips Red River ski lodge RED RIVER A de scribed as the worst in Red Riv er in many early Tues day morning gutted the top por tion of the main lodge at Red River Ski Spokesmen for Mount Wheeler Development owners of the said no estimate has been made of the although insurance adjusters arrived on the scene early Tuesday to be gin an The ad justors were still at work late Tuesday John manager of the said damages were quite He said the lodge which houses a 300capaci ty was One end of the main building was burned Mutz said there was quite a bit of smoke and water dam age inside the Mary another area spokes said none of the rental equipment in the lodge was de although it suffered from smoke and water dam Mutz said the area which burned would not hamper oper ation of the ski We could open al though people might get a little Mutz He said a directors meeting probably will be called in the near future to determine what course of action will be taken in rebuilding or remodeling the burned out Tony chief of the Red River Volunteer Fire said firemen were called to the scene at 3 He said the fire had been burning for some time before the department was called Lawrence festival planned for 1970 By KEITH GREEN The year 1970 is the 40th an niversary of the death of liter ary giant and Taos will be the center of a two week festival commemorating Ws The scene is since Lawrences ashes are in shrine north of and since the Taos area is the only place in the United States where to spent any length time be tween 1922 and the pio neering English novelist spent some six months on three dif ferent occasions in tne Tags He sailed the most beautttu in toe and aWwugli be died in bis teauent to Taos by Ul wjtfc A shrine marks his tomb on Lobo on what is the Lawrence Ranch of the University of New The university will work close ly with a Taos committee in planning and conducting the Lawrence Festival during the first two weeks of The Taos committee is head ed by Claire with Brandenburg as executive vicechairman MVton secretary and John The Honorable Dorothy who came Taos with tne Law is a member ol an hon orary fprniyUftp that also in cludes and Louis Cot Andrew and William Hawk and Ferrel Active committee members planning the festival include Clinton and Ted Joseph OKane Ben Genevieve Saki and Stephen Mitch Miss Robert Thomas Ernest Tedlock Frank Waters and Joseph Zav Miss Morrill said this week that the festivals theme will be Lawrence The Taos Years and will include a con ference for Lawrence special exhibits of Lawrences letters and CaoUaued OB Fugs The Taos Board of Education Tuesday evening took a historic step in unanimously approving the appointment of two addition al members to the Appointed to position a twoyear was Howard prominent Taos John Rainer of Taos present New Mexico Commissioner on Indian was appointed to the fouryear position The Taos board in its action became the first board of edu cation in the state to implement a new law passed by the legis lature during its last al lowing boards of education to expand their membership to The intent of the law is to provide representation on boards of education for groups to a minority in school popula tions thanking the board for its Im highly pleased with the result of the Taos School Boards My faith in Taos is one step and I hope the rest of the school districts in the state with Indian student enrollment will now fol low the example of the Taos School I am grateful to the board members who honored me by their the commissioner Rainer is a native of Taos and he was praised by board member Leo Baca for the leading role he has taken on the state and local levels in improving the condition of In dians in the Both Brandenburg and Rainer were appointed to the positions on unanimous votes from the Baca also praised Branden burg for the interest he has tak en in the past in school busi He has been legal counsel for Taos Orlando director of in struction for the termed the board action a historic Baca stressed that by its ac tion the board is making an ef fort to further fuse the three cultures of We dont want to separate We want to get represen tation from all of the people on the and we dont want to make We shouldnt mention minorities lets not mention it unless we have Baca The appointments will go into effect in 30 unless a pe signed by 20 per cent of the voters voting in the last elec is filed Herrera sentenced to prison Moises Herrera last week en tered a plea of guilty to second degree murder and was sen tenced to 10 to 50 years in the state penitentiary by Judge Herrera was charged in con nection with the April shooting death of Rudolfo Her rera his near Arroyo In other recent court Carl Wilson pleaded guilty to armed robbery in the hold up of Joes Liquor Store in McCarthy Benito Lopez and Benito Tru jillo entered guilty pleas on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a On a magistrate Mich ael Garcia entered a plea of guilty to drunkenness and dis orderly He was fined and court costs in the Leroy Garcia pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless He was fined and sentenced to 30 days in jail on the Nick Coca and Leo Trujillo pleaded guilty to petty larceny and were fined and sen tenced to six months in In June court 22 civil cases were filed in district one was reopened and 31 were disposed Four criminal cases were It was smiles for everybody last week as officers of the National dren of the American unveiled a new marker on See the ttory and Page iTaon ftlem Photo ;