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Gov. Susana Martinez signs the expansion of Katie’s Law in Carlsbad, Wednesday. Looking on are Jayann and Dave Sepich, Katie’s parents, and Aubrey Takacs, granddaughter of Sen. Vernon Asbill, R-Carlsbad, one of the bill’s sponsors.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing short, Congress’ leaders reported making headway Wednesday in talks to cut spending and avert a partial government shutdown that the White House warned would hit U.S. combat troops abroad and taxpayer refunds from the IRS at home. President Barack Obama checked in separately by phone with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., then held a late-night meeting with the two men and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House. White House spokesman Jay Car ney said Obama decided to call the session after concluding not enough progress had been made during the day, and the president blamed business as usual in the nation’s capital politics for See BUDGET, Page A3

New Mexico Military Institute cadets in the ROTC Early Commissioning Program, dressed in full battle gear, double-time their way to waiting buses that will take them into the Capitan Mountains for spring field training exercises involving NMMI, New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico and University of Texas at El Paso. The troops participating in the leadership course will be roughing it in the mountains through the weekend.

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will be prevented,” Jayann Sepich said. “This truly is a joyful day.” Martinez prosecuted Katie’s killer, Gabriel Avila, and said that expanding the law was a major objective after taking office. “She continues to live in this law and will make a difference nationally,” Martinez said. “Katie told you, ‘I’m going to change the world.’ And that is why ... Katie’s law was going to the top of the list.” Also in Carlsbad, the governor signed legislation that prohibits corporal punishment in New Mexico’s schools and legislation creating a certification process for gas pilot relighting. The latter was introduced by the Legislature in the event that New Mexico experiences another crisis such as the one brought by extreme cold temperatures in February.

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Gov. Susana Martinez visited the southeastern New Mexico hometown of a 22-year-old college graduate student who was brutally raped and murdered in August 2003, to sign the expansion of the law that bears the victim’s name and that provides for DNA collection in every felony arrest in the state. The parents of Katie Sepich, who was killed while attending New Mexico State University, stood over the shoulders of the governor as the executive signed into law an expansion to Kaite’s Law, in Carlsbad, Wednesday. The couple have spent years advocating in New Mexico and across the country for DNA databases for individuals arrested on felonies and violent crimes. Jayann Sepich, Katie’s mother, shared with the audience of those who

attended the event, a phone conversation she had with her daughter about two weeks before her murder. “I think I’m going to be famous,” Jayann Sepich said her daughter told her. “And then she said, ... ‘I’m going to change the world.’” And while holding back tears Wednesday, Jayann Sepich responded to her daughter, saying, “Katie, you have.” Katie’s Law was enacted in New Mexico in 2006 and allowed for DNA collection only for certain felony arrests. When the college student was murdered, traces of DNA were discovered under her fingernails. Her parents have since pushed for collecting DNA as an effective method for catching criminals. It’s something they said would have led police to arrest their daughter’s attacker three months after Katie’s murder, not more than three years. “We know more crimes

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Business owners dependent on the tourists headed to Yellowstone National Park are concerned about a possible government shutdown closing the park. But if there has to be one, they say, better it happen now when the visitors are few — and they pray it doesn’t stretch - PAGE B3

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A Libyan rebel fighter monitors the skyline near Brega, Libya, Wednesday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appealed directly to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to end what Gadhafi called “an unjust war.” He also wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year. “You are a man who has enough courage to annul a wrong and mistaken action,” Gadhafi wrote in a rambling, three-page letter to Obama obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday. “I am sure that you are able to shoulder the responsibility for that.” The White House confirmed the letter, but top

officials shrugged it off. “I don’t think there is any mystery about what is expected from Mr. Gadhafi at this time,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said, repeating U.S. and NATO demands that Gadhafi’s forces pull back and cease attacks. She also renewed a demand that Gadhafi step down from power and leave the country. “There needs to be a ceasefire, his forces need to withdraw from the cities that they have forcibly taken at great violence and human cost,” she said. “There needs to be a deci-

sion made about his departure from power and ... his departure from Libya.” Rebels and pro-government forces waged nearly stalemate battles in Libya, while a former U.S. lawmaker made an unendorsed private trip to Tripoli to try to convince Gadhafi to step down. An Obama administration envoy continued meeting with Libyan opposition figures in the rebel-held city of Benghazi, with no decision on whether to increase U.S. help for the rebels seeking Gadhafi’s ouster. See LIBYA, Page A3

States, Amtrak vie for $2.4B in high-speed train money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-four states including New Mexico, the District of Columbia and Amtrak are vying for $2.4 billion in federal aid that became available when Florida’s governor canceled a high-speed rail project in his state, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday. The deadline for applications for the funds was Monday. The Transportation Department is review-

ing 90 applications seeking a total of $10 billion, LaHood said. “They know that highspeed rail will deliver tens of thousands of jobs, spur economic development across their communities and create additional options for their citizens as the country’s population grows,” LaHood said in a statement. Among the requests was one from Amtrak for $1.3 billion to enhance train

service in the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington. The proposal includes a $720 million project to replace the more than 100-year -old movable Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey with a new, high-level fixed bridge. Amtrak’s application also includes $188 million for preliminary engineering and environmental analysis for two new tunnels under the Hudson River into Man-

hattan and $50 million for similar work for the development of a new Penn Station South facility to accommodate more tracks and platforms in downtown New York. President Barack Obama has sought to create a national network of highspeed trains a signature project of his administration. He has said he wants to make fast trains accessible to 80 percent of Americans within 25 years.

However, Obama is receiving strong resistance from Republicans, who say the trains should be rejected unless it can be shown that they will be self-supporting. Three Republican governors elected in November have canceled high-speed train projects in their states. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker turned down See TRAINS, Page A3

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the deadlock that threatened disruptions beginning Friday at midnight. Democratic officials suggested their side had agreed to consider additional cuts in the previous 24 hours. But any movement took place in secret, while the maneuvering was on public display. Deter mined to avoid political blame if a shutdown occurs, Boehner said the House would vote today on a one-week stopgap bill to keep the gover nment open while cutting $12 billion in spending and pro-


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The rebels, aided by U.N.-authorized airstrikes intended to protect civilians from Gadhafi’s forces, have maintained control of much of the easter n half of Libya since early in the uprising, while Gadhafi has clung to much of the west. Gadhafi has been putting out feelers for a cease-fire, but he refuses to step down. Neither gover nment forces nor the rebels have made any serious gains in recent days and the conflict has shifted to smaller objectives on both sides, such as control of the key oil port of Brega, where fighting has flared on the outskirts. In the letter, Gadhafi implored Obama to stop the NATO-led air campaign, which he called an “unjust war against a small people of a developing country.” “To serving world peace ... Friendship between our peoples ... and for the sake of economic, and security cooperation against terror, you are in a position to keep Nato (NATO) of f the Libyan affair for good,” Gadhafi wrote in the letter. “I am sure that you are able to shoulder the


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$810 million to build a Madison-to-Milwaukee high-speed line. Ohio Gov. John Kasich rejected $400 million for a project to connect Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus with slowermoving trains. Both the Ohio and Wisconsin projects had been approved by the governors’ Democratic predecessors. In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott canceled a project that would have connected Tampa and Orlando with high-speed trains. The administration had pledged

viding the Pentagon with enough money to stay open until the Sept. 30 end of the budget year. “I think this is the responsible thing to do for the U.S. Congress, and I would hope the Senate can pass it and the president can sign it into law,” he said. He also criticized Obama, though saying he likes the commander in chief personally. “The president isn’t leading,” Boehner said. “He didn’t lead on last year’s budget, and he’s not leading on this year’s budget.” A few hours later, Reid said Democrats kept offering concessions, and Republicans rejected them. “We meet them halfway, responsibility for that.” Neither White House press secretary Jay Carney nor State Department spokesman Mark Toner would discuss the details of the letter. Gadhafi told Obama that a democratic society could not be built through the use of missiles and aircraft. He also repeated his claim that the rebels seeking his ouster are members of the al-Qaida terrorist network. Gadhafi said his country had already been unfairly subjected to “a direct military ar med aggression” ordered by then-President Ronald Reagan, who famously called the leader the “Mad Dog of the Middle East,” in 1986, as well as earlier rounds of U.S. and international sanctions. Although he listed a litany of complaints, Gadhafi said he bears no ill will toward Obama in the letter, which was dated April 5, 2011, in Tripoli and is signed by “Mu’aumer Qaddaf fi, Leader of the Revolution.” Meanwhile, former congressman Curt Weldon, a Pennsylvania Republican who has visited Libya twice before, arrived in Tripoli on Wednesday at Gadhafi’s invitation. Weldon said he is on a private mission to urge the $2.4 billion toward the project. Scott said he was concerned that the state government would be locked into years of operating subsidies. However, a report by the state’s transportation department forecast the rail line would be profitable. The project initially had been approved by Scott’s predecessor, Republicanturned-independent Charlie Crist. Wisconsin’s Walker is now among the governors seeking a share of the money Scott turned down. Walker is asking for at least $150 million to add trains for an existing Milwaukee-


they say no. We meet them more than halfway, they still say no. We meet them all the way, they still say no. If Republicans were really worried about keeping the government running, all they would have to do is say yes.” Obama has already ruled out the weeklong measure Republicans intend to push through the House, and Senate Democrats have labeled it a non-starter. Republican officials said the details of the bill could yet change. But passage of any interim measure is designed to place the onus on the Democratic-controlled Senate to act if a shutdown is to be avoided. As for the broader talks,

it appeared progress had been made both on spending cuts demanded by Republicans and on a series of unrelated provisions they attached to legislation that was approved almost six weeks ago. A House-passed measure called for $61 billion in cuts, and until recently, the two sides had been working on a framework for $33 billion. Boehner pronounced that insufficient on Tues-

Thursday, April 7, 2011 day, and floated a $40 billion figure instead. Democrats disputed any suggestion that they had acceded to that, but some, speaking privately, conceded they were willing to go higher than $33 billion, based on the make-up of the cuts included. Apart from the spending cuts, Republicans are demanding Democrats and the White House accept at least some of the conserva-


tive policy provisions included in the earlier legislation. Democrats have already ruled out agreeing to stop funding the year-old health care overhaul or to deny Planned Parenthood all federal money. And Reid has said he will not agree to any of the curbs Republicans want to place on the Environmental Protection Agency. See related story, B3.

Libyan leader to step down. The State Department dismissed the significance of Weldon’s visit, saying he had been warned of the dangers of traveling to Libya, was not traveling on behalf of the administration and not carrying any message to Gadhafi from Washington. Rebel leaders have complained that NATO airstrikes are coming too slowly to give them a clear battlefield edge. But NATO and U.S. commanders acknowledge that pro-Gadhafi units have frustrated the air campaign by moving into civilian areas and new NATO tactics are needed. For the moment, it appears Gadhafi forces are concentrating on Misrata, 125 miles southeast of T ripoli and the only major rebel-held city outside their eastern enclave. A rebel spokesman said Misrata civilians have fled to several areas along the coast that are farthest from the fighting. Former Libyan military officers who have joined the opposition were trying to keep untrained fighters from advancing from the eastern gateway city of Ajdabiya toward Brega. But that was causing tensions within the rebel ranks. to-Chicago line. In Congress, a budget proposal by House Republicans says high-speed rail and other intercity passenger rail projects should be pursued “only if they can be established as self-supporting commercial services.” Besides New Mexico and Wisconsin, the other states that have applied for funds are California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Washington.

Restitution by poker a bust; prison instead ALBUQUERQUE(AP) — An Albuquerque man was sentenced to prison Wednesday after he asked to repay his investment scam victims through poker tournament winnings, but failed to find luck at the card table. “This was long overdue,” said J. Dee Dennis Jr., the superintendent of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department. “This individual wanted to con us into believing that keeping him out of prison would help his victims get their money back. ... We’re calling his bluff. It’s about time we sent him to prison.” Samuel McMaster Jr. stayed out of prison after prosecutors agreed to a request from his attorney to delay sentencing so that he could earn money to repay his victims. The

former insurance agent was accused of stealing nearly $450,000 from 23 investors over several years. The way he chose to attempt earning money for restitution was through gambling, said Phyllis H. Bowman, lead prosecutor with the state Securities Division. Bowman said she was not aware of other attempts to make restitution by gambling, although she noted that others have tried to earn money through real estate speculating. As a result of McMaster’s lack of luck at the poker table, Bowman said, “the means by which somebody obtains restitution, even if it’s legal and legitimate, will probably be questioned a little more closely.” After he failed to pay,

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McMaster was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison, five years of supervised probation after his release and ordered to make full restitution to his victims. He pleaded guilty last year to 26 felony charges, including securities fraud, sale of an unregistered security and sale of a security by an unlicensed broker-dealer. Bowman said McMaster got his clients to invest in promissory notes through his company, Santa Fe Financial Group Inc. The securities were not registered, he wasn’t a licensed broker and the money was not used for investment purposes. Investors had been promised up to 10 percent interest, but Bowman said they never received anything.

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Laramie firefighters look over the scene of a small plane crash, Wednesday, half a mile from Interstate-80 westbound traffic, 15 miles east of Laramie, Wyo. The Laramie Boomerang reports that one fatality has been confirmed.


Roswell Police Department arrested Gracie Carabajal, 34, Monday. She was featured in Sunday’s Record as one of Roswell’s Most Wanted. Carabajal is charged with shooting at an occupied dwelling, shooting at or from a motor vehicle, and felon in possession of a firearm. She was wanted in connection with the March 23 drive-by shooting that occurred near the intersection of Summit Street and Richardson Avenue and the March 24 drive-by in the 800 block of South Richardson Avenue. The victim of the first shooting was parked on the west side of Richardson facing Summit when the incident occurred. She described the vehicle as a green low-rider Chrysler 4door. Another victim reported a

box of 9 mm ammunition missing from her home. According to the criminal complaint, a witness overheard Carabajal tell a friend that she was the one who shot at the house on Richardson. Of ficers located 9 mm shell casings at the scene. Two 9 mm bullets were also found near the home. Later officials talked to a witness who said Carabajal was seen in the vehicle described as a dark green low-rider. More than one person was able to pick Carabajal’s picture from a photo array line-up. Police went to an address which was believed to be her residence, but the house appeared to be abandoned. Eventually of ficials traced her to 610 E. Mescalero Road, where she was apprehended around 4 p.m., Monday. Carabajal is being held at Chaves County Detention

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with a $75,000 cash surety bond. Shooting at a dwelling or occupied building that does not result in great bodily harm to another person is a fourth-degree felony. A felon in possession of a firearm is also a fourthdegree felony. An individual found guilty in a federal court as a felon in possession can receive up to 10 years in prison.

RPD assists with Eddy Co. case Brian Q. Taylor, 32, of Artesia, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in Las Cruces federal court Tuesday. Taylor has been in federal custody since Dec. 20, 2010. According to indictment filed in U.S. District Court in November, Taylor was convicted for possession of a stolen vehicle in the Eddy County 5th Judicial

District. He had also been convicted previously as a felon in possession of a firearm, Jennings Model J-22, .22 caliber semiautomatic pistol, receiving stolen firearms and possession of a controlled substance, methamphetatimes. United States Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales said that the charge arose out of conduct occurring on

Aug. 28, 2009, in Eddy County. The investigation was a joint effort of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Roswell Police Department. Taylor could receive up to 10 years in prison.

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A national panel of judicial and law enforcement experts convened Wednesday in New Mexico to begin its part in a massive federal and tribal effort aimed at revamping the justice system across Indian Country. The nine-member Indian Law and Order Commission was established under the Tribal Law and Order Act signed into law last summer by President Barack Obama. It is charged with conducting a comprehensive study of law enforcement and criminal justice in tribal communities across the country, and using its findings to make recommendations to Congress and the president. Jef ferson Keel, lieutenant gover nor of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and president of the National Congress of American Indians, was among the commissioners meeting in Santa Fe. He said the panel has the potential to be a driving force behind implementing the act, which contains sweeping changes aimed at giving tribes more authority, resources

Criminal Damage Police were called to the 700 block of North Beech Avenue, Tuesday, after a subject broke the front window, valued at $50, of a residence. Battery Police were called to the 1200 block of East Country

Club Road, Tuesday, for a reported case of battery. The victim said a subject punched him in the throat. Anyone having information on these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

and information needed to combat crime on reservations. “Safe, strong tribal communities are in everyone’s interest,” Keel said in a statement, adding that the commissioners all have a “deep experience and a passion to address the issues facing tribal communities.” According to the federal government, violent crime rates on Indian reservations are more than twice the national rate, and there is an epidemic of domestic and sexual violence in Indian Country, along with high instances of child abuse, teen suicide and substance abuse. Federal officials have also said there is a proliferation of gang activity on reservations, and yet law enforcement recruitment and retention across Indian Country lag far behind the rest of the nation. Statistics show there is a roughly 40 percent unmet need in staffing for police officers. The commission will be focusing on these problems, as well as jurisdiction and juvenile justice issues, and the effect of

tribal jails and the federal prison systems on reducing crime and rehabilitating offenders. The T ribal Law and Order Act includes several key provisions, such as requiring U.S. attorneys who decline to prosecute alleged crimes in Indian Country to share information and evidence on those cases with tribal justice officials. It also improves the collection and reporting of crime data, expands tribal courts’ sentencing authority, revamps police training, and provides for the appointment of special U.S. attor neys to ensure violent crimes in tribal communities are prosecuted. The commission has until July 2012 to submit its findings and recommendations. Its other members include several tribal and federal justice officials; for mer Reps. Earl Pomeroy of North Dakota and Stephanie Herseth Sandlin of South Dakota; and University of California law professor Carole Goldberg.

Regulator OKs 21% BCBS rate hike

SANTA FE (AP) — State Insurance Superintendent John Franchini has approved a double-digit rate increase for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico. The rate increase will average 21 percent and affects about 40,000 people. The state regulator on

Wednesday af fir med the settlement of a rate case that had been reached last year by Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Insurance Division of the Public Regulation Commission and the attorney general’s office. However, public criticisms of the settlement forced its reconsideration. Several PRC members

issued statements objecting to the rate increase but said they had no power to overturn the superintendent’s decision. Commission members and Franchini urged Gov. Susana Martinez to sign pending legislation to strengthen regulatory review of health insurance premium increases.


Area artists, educators, and performing and visual arts instructors and teachers and the Roswell Independent School District will hold a Celebrate the Arts Day, May 14, at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The event will feature kindergarten through sixth-grade art with the theme “Artist’s Habits of Heart.” “This is a district-wide event for the whole community,” Mary Alice Balderrama, elementary arts instructor, said. Mayor Del Jurney will be on hand to deliver a proclamation at the onset of the event. The Roswell Redcoats will be in attendance, too. Yards away from the Convention and

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Civic Center, the Roswell Museum and Art Center will host a two-day Secondary Arts Show, for 7th- through 12thgraders. Art at each venue will feature performance and visual art, including a recorder performance by fifth-graders. “The purpose of the Celebrate the Arts Day is to showcase the performing and visual arts that the kids have done all throughout the year,” Gretchen Phillips, performing arts instructor, said. All events are free and open to the public. The CLC is looking for sponsors. For more information about donations and volunteering, call Mona Kirk, CLC director, at 637-3318. Hours for the event are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, May 14 at both locations, and May 15 from 1 to 4 p.m., at RMAC.


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They’re yanking chains again on Capitol Hill Have you noticed how the same old divisive legislative proposals invariably get new leases on life when a fresh batch of right-leaning politicos gets elected to Congress? For example, it’s a safe bet that somewhere along the line, there’ll be a hue and cry to cut federal funding for public broadcasting. It’s equally predictable there’ll be renewed zeal for so-called “English only” legislation designed to make English the official language of these United States. This one has legs and comes back to haunt political season after political season. And, sure enough, it is upon us anew, thanks in part to the large cadre of Republican tea partiers who were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives last November. Nor is Congress the only legislative body that finds itself agitated by the drive to make us an “officially” English speaking people.





Last month, by a 102-55 margin, the Missouri House of Representatives passed and sent to that state’s Senate a measure mandating that driver’s license tests be administered in English only in the Show Me state. Back on Capitol Hill, meanwhile, the Republican push intensified for legislation designating English “official” throughout this land — never mind that for the original Americans, English was nothing if not a foreign tongue. The measure is ironically called the “English Language Unity Act,” and it surfaced just as new census data were revealing national

demographic shifts that show erstwhile “minority” groups emerging as “majorities” in some parts of the country, New Mexico among them, where Hispanics now outnumber the former demographic majority variously known as “Caucasian” and/or “Anglo.” Notwithstanding the enthusiasm of its proponents, “English only” proposals have forever drawn critics who variously question the wisdom of such measures or dispute their legitimacy, often on constitutional grounds. “If freedom of speech does not embrace the right to speak a language of one’s choice or heritage,” some doubters ask, “what does it embrace?” In New Mexico the constitutional questions are particularly vexing precisely because, beginning with statehood in 1912, it has been constitutionally and legally imper missible to deny individuals the right to speak

and write languages other than English. Those legal guarantees in New Mexico are reflected on the ballots state voters find waiting for them every election year at their polling places where votes can be cast either in English or Spanish. Indeed some New Mexico historians contend that it is unlikely a state constitution would have been approved by territorial voters back in 1912 had Congress insisted on a provision mandating English as the new state’s “official” language. Over the years, moreover, members of Congress from New Mexico have typically eschewed “English only” legislative measures. Even former Sen. Pete Domenici, ever the loyal Republican, broke with his party when it tried to advance such legislation near the end of his years in the Senate. This time around little has

changed, with five of the state’s six members of Congress lined up against GOP efforts to designate English as the United States’ official language. Republican Steve Pearce, of the 2nd U.S. House District, is toeing the party line, however, irrespective of the conflict that would create between a federal statute and the New Mexico’s constitution and laws. On the other hand, this latest “English only” skirmish on Capitol Hill might be just another case of congressional Republicans yanking our chains to appease their right-leaning political base. Which could have been what District 1 Democratic Congressman Martin Heinrich had in mind when he said, “This bill is yet another wedge issue being used by congressional Republicans to distract from their utter lack of an economic policy.” © New Mexico News Services 2011

Congress must cut

The current appropriations bill — the Continuing Resolution — funding the federal government is set to expire Friday. If it does, it would cause a shutdown of some portions of the government. With the stakes so high, congressional Republicans ought to, as Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., recently told a group in Newport Beach, Calif., “pick a fight.” Nibbling around the edges will not lead to a responsible, balanced budget nor will it make a dent in the ballooning deficit. In February the House passed the current Continuing Resolution to avoid a government shutdown. Now, Republicans in the House are demanding more cuts to pass an actual fiscal 2011 budget. The magic number being floated in Washington is $61 billion. Currently the Obama administration and congressional Democrats have agreed to $33 billion in cuts. Republicans who say that figure is too low are right. The deficit projected for this year is $1.5 trillion. Even with the miniscule $61 billion in cuts, the budget is far from balanced. And those numbers do not take into account the $14 trillion national debt. The $61 billion in cuts demanded by Republicans is modest and shortsighted. Republicans are in a difficult spot, though. Many remember the political loss they endured at the hands of the Clinton administration because of the 1995 government shutdown, and they do not want to duplicate that political blunder. But Americans today are more attuned to the more massive budgetary problems facing the nation than they were in 1995. Also, Republicans in Congress must make significant progress on the budget or else suffer a backlash from tea party voters who helped usher them into office. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has begun trying to drive a wedge between Republicans and the tea party. In a statement released on his website he said the GOP “has to decide whether it will do what the tea party wants it to do, or do what the country needs it to do.” If House Republicans, led by Speaker John Boehner, kowtow to Democratic threats, not only will they have to answer to tea party voters but they will also make a political blunder tantamount to the party’s stumble in 1995. In the context of a huge fiscal crisis, members of Congress must act decisively and aggressively to trim deficits. President Barack Obama invited Boehner, Reid and others to the White House to discuss ways to complete a deal; Republicans need to stay the course. Guest Editorial The Orange County Register


Free market key to cost-effective care PAUL J. GESSING RIO GRANDE FOUNDATION

Legislation (SB 208) is now sitting on Gov. Martinez’s desk that would, at least in theory, bring greater transparency to health insurance pricing. The long and short of the bill is to set up new requirements if a company wishes to raise rates. Rising health care costs are of course a problem, but nothing in it will contain or reduce health care costs for New Mexicans. Nonetheless, the legislation is designed to achieve “mom and apple pie” status.


W ho co ul d opp ose t ran sparency that makes it more dif ficult to raise rates? In fact, we at the Rio Grande Foundation have been at the forefront in promoting gove r n me nt t ran sp ar en c y i n recent years. Transparency is generally a good thing, but it doesn’t save this bill. That’s because the problem with health care i n N ew M ex ic o a n d in t h e United States in general is not a lack of transparency, but a proliferation of government mandates and regulations that transform health insurance companies from competitive companies oper-

ating in a free market to the equivalent of a heavily-regulated government utility. The problem with SB 208 is not that it, on its own, will destroy health care in New Mexico. The problem is that the legislation and the mindset behind it further perpetuates the belief that we are just a few additional regulations away from better quality, more cost-effective health care. What we need are promarket health care reforms, not more meddling in how insurance rates are adjusted. It is instructive to compare more lightly-regulated markets with health car e. We

have a competitive market that “regulates” the price of car insurance and life insurance — not to mention the prices of computers, food and many other objects we purchase in our daily lives (without an elaborate and costly review process). Imagine if every year the Albertson ’ s or S m i th ’ s gr ocer y store down the road had to go t h r ou gh an elab or at e h ear in g p r ocess wit h t h e Public Regulation Commission every time they wanted to charge a different price for

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Thursday, April 7, the 97th day of 2011. There are 268 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight On April 7, 1862, Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.

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DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently had an MRI that showed some brain atrophy. A few days ago, I read a report that people whose mothers had Alzheimer’s show more rapid progression of brain atrophy. I’m 67, and my mother had what I believe was the Alzheimer’s/vascular combo dementia. No autopsy was performed. She showed symptoms in her early 70s, died at 85, and had two sisters who also had dementia. The recent MRI will have to be my “base.” How soon should I have another to monitor possible deterioration? What is the probability of me getting Alzheimer’s? DEAR READER: Atrophy of any tissue translates to a loss of cells. In the case of the brain,


this can mean either the entire brain or a limited focal area has shrunk. When both cerebral hemispheres are af fected, thought and behavioral function may be impaired. Atrophy is not the same as Alzheimer’s. As we age, the risk of developing Alzheimer’s increases. A family history will further increase that risk. Other factors include being female, long-standing

hypertension and trauma to the head. Early-onset Alzheimer’s is defined as appearing before the age of 65, is relatively uncommon, may be hereditary, and advances rather rapidly. Lateonset Alzheimer’s can af fect those 65 or older. As symptoms become apparent, a person may be confused, forgetful, unable to find the way home, have hallucinations, use incorrect words when speaking or speak in unintelligible sentences, may misplace things, suffer from depression, experience a change in sleep patterns and a great deal more. Most of us lose our car keys on occasion, repeat ourselves or forget an important appointment. It’s a situation I refer to as having “overloaded circuits.” It happens.

However, with the presence of Alzheimer’s, the situation worsens and symptoms become more pronounced. Treatment is initially provided in the form of medication aimed at slowing progression of the disease. There are a number of medications available on the market to do just that and to control aggressive behavior that might be present. There are also support groups for the patient and caregivers. The only true means of diagnosing Alzheimer’s is through brain-tissue samples after death, which will likely reveal twisted protein fragments within nerve cells that clog those cells, areas of dying nerve cells around proSee GOTT, Page A5


April 7, 1986 • Marcus Wells, an eighth-grader at Berrendo Middle School, recently claimed his second city spelling title in three years. Wells is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Wells. • Three Goddard High School students, Jeff Turner, Penny Day and Victoria Julian, qualified to participate in the All-State Orchestra performances which took place in Albuquerque recently. Turner is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mile Turner. Day is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Day. Julian is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Cole. All three students are violinists and members of the Roswell Youth Orchestra.


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Some rules to follow when thinking about using Medicaid This is the third installment in a s e ri es on M e di c ar e a n d Medicaid. We covered Medicare in the first two installments and now we move to Medicaid for nursing homes; essentially a welfare program for those who qualify. Single folks don’t have a lot of Medicaid planning to do. Singles can keep the house until death when Medicaid has the r i gh t t o p u t a li e n o n i t fo r monies expended; you can keep a junk car (wanna buy one?); you can have a prepaid funeral plan of any size as long as it’s ir r ev o c ab l e; y o u c a n h a ve $2,000 in cash; and you will receive a generous allowance of $63 per month. Aside from these items, everyt h in g w i l l g o t o t h e n u rs i n g h o m e to p ay y ou r m o nt h l y freight with you or your power of attorney writing the checks, an d s in ce th a t m i g h t no t b e enough Medicaid will make up the balance, plus pills, hospitals and doctors for the rest of your life once you spend yourself down to these levels. D o n ’ t g i ve st uf f a w ay an d don’t do any planning until you




have a diagnosis indicating you might be one of the five of us who may spend considerable time in a facility. Four out of five of us just pass on to our final glory and just reward, or to the other place, and I don’t h a ve g o o d st a ti s tics on wh o goes where on those two places. Remember that Medicaid only p ay s fo r n u r s in g h om es l ike Casa Maria, Sunset Villa and Mission Arch. If you want nice assisted living then you gotta f oo t t h e b i ll on y ou r o wn , although there is a rent subsidy available for veterans of a fighting war. My only fight was at an ROTC keg party, so I don’t qualify. M a r ri e d p eo p l e h ave som e thinking to do. The home, any

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On this date In 1788, an expedition led by Gen. Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio. In 1798, the Mississippi Territory was created by an act of Congress, with Natchez as the capital. In 1927, the image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover were transmitted live from Washington to New York in the first successful long-distance demonstration of television. In 1939, Italy invaded Albania, which was annexed less than a week later. In 1948, the World Health Organization was founded in Geneva. In 1949, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway. In 1953, the U.N. General Assembly elected Dag Hammarskjold (dahg HAWM’-ahr-shoold) of Sweden to be secretary-general. In 1969, the Supreme Court, in Stanley v. Georgia, unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter announced he was deferring development of the neutron bomb, a high-radia-


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tein and abnormal clusters of dead and dying nerve cells. Prior to death, a physician will base his thoughts on the results of a physical and mental examination to include testing of coordination, balance, muscle strength and tone, indepth memory testing, asking the date, the name of the president, remembering three key words presented and more. Laboratory testing might be ordered to rule out thyroid abnormalities. Radiologic testing to include a PET scan, CT or MRI might be appropriate. Be sure to ask your neurologist when he or she recommends follow-up testing. Herbs and alternative medications have been promoted to delay or even prevent Alzheimer’s; however, an expert panel convened by the National Institutes of Health determined there is insufficient evidence to justify taking vitamins B, C, E, folic acid or beta

size home up to $750,000 in equity, is not counted as an asset, and some folks even buy a new home prior to applying for Medicaid if they have too much cash lying around. As the healthy spouse, you certainly don’t want to spend down your CD’s so as to qualify your sick spouse for Medicaid, and then later discover you need a new r o of, se wer, pa in t jo b, sid ewalks, sprinkler system, heat pump, new car, funeral plan, trip to Vegas, etc. This stuff is all legitimate spending if you have to spend down (giving it away is not legitimate, but fixing up your crib or ride is way cool). Medicaid does have the right to put a lien on the home for its n ur sin g h om e exp en dit ur e s after the death of the healthy spouse. If you have less than $33,000 in liquid assets (not Courvoisier, rather, things like stocks, bonds and money), then there is no spend down because you already qualify and you can keep $32,000 and change. Get your incapacitated spouse on Medicaid and in the nursing home so you can preserve your

tion weapon. In 1983, space shuttle astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson took the first U.S. space walk in almost a decade as they worked in the open cargo bay of Challenger for nearly four hours. Ten years ago: NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft took off on a six-month, 286 million-mile journey to the Red Planet. In Cincinnati, T imothy Thomas, an unarmed black man wanted on 14 misdemeanor warrants, was fatally shot by a white police officer, sparking three days of riots. Actress Beatrice Straight died in Los Angeles at age 86. Five years ago: A suicide attack in a Shiite mosque in Baghdad killed 85 people. Tornadoes in Tennessee killed a dozen people. Dena Schlosser, charged with killing her infant daughter Margaret by cutting off her arms in what her lawyers portrayed as a religious frenzy, was found not guilty by reason of insanity by a judge in McKinney, Texas. A British judge ruled that author Dan Brown did not steal ideas for “The Da Vinci Code” from a nonfiction work. One year ago: North Korea said it had convicted and sentenced an American man to eight years in a labor prison for entering the country illegally and unspecified hostile acts. carotene. Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids hold more promise; however, there is still inadequate evidence. Currently, the strongest evidence suggests that reducing your risk of heart disease may also decrease your risk of developing Alzheimer’s. You can’t control your gene pool but you can control your lifestyle. Readers who would like additional information should send a selfaddressed stamped No. 10 envelope and a $2 check or money order made payable to Newsletter and mailed to Newsletter, P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH 44092-0167. Be sure to mention the title or print an order for m of f my website’s direct link at Dr. Peter H. Gott is a retired physician and the author of several books, including “Live Longer, Live Better,” “Dr. Gott’s No Flour, No Sugar Diet” and “Dr. Gott’s No Flour, No Sugar Cookbook,” which are available at most bookstores or online. His website is

$32,000, plus your spouse can have $2,000. Next time, I’ll set out the precise formula regardi ng sp e nd d own f or c ou p les (straight and married, natch and no salt for partners). You will then see whether you would have to do it, and how much spending down is required to qualify you for Medicaid. But please remember, don’t do any of these things unless you are facing the problem. You don’t do Medicaid planning or spend down unless it looks like your loved one will be in a nursing home for a long stay. Most of us (four out of five) just get sick and pass. Premature Medic aid p lan n i ng i s r at h er l i ke shooting yourself in the foot. Wait until you get a diagnosis something like so: Well Mrs. Smith, Mr. Smith is as strong as a horse, but with this dementia c om in g on i t w on ’ t be l on g before he’s no smarter than Sea Biscuit, and if you try to keep him corralled up at home it will probably kill you. That’s when you get a current set of Medicaid spend down figures (they change every year, usually in your favor) from the local Medi-


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a bo x o f cer ea l o r a pound of beef. The result of such a process would be major price increases, a lack of flex ib il it y an d a net reduction in both price and quality competition. T he ave r a g e p e r s o n intuitively understands that supermarket “transparency” and involvement of the PRC in setting prices would be unnecessary and costly. But Albertson’s and Smith’s are — at least relative to the health insurance industry — nearly unregulated. Unfortunately, this

caid of fice (625-3000), meet wit h th em , an d com m en ce spending down and sheltering asset s if y ou a r e wealt h y enough to have those concerns. Also remember, nobody takes anything, you simply do your own spending down before Medicaid will start paying the rent. 3 TIDBITS • AARP is suing the governm en t over r ever se m or t g age marketing and disclosures. • Some 65,000 people in New Mexico are caring for a loved one suf fering fr om dementia without any compensation. • Senior Forum will broadcast on CableOne sometime in June, hosted by yours truly with Jane Batson and Charles Shannon on health care, and John Taylor on the V.A. T om D u n la p i s a R osw el l la w yer, vic e presid en t of th e J.O.Y. Center board, and vice chairman of the City Commission on Aging (which meets every third Wednesday at 3 p.m., usually at 208 N. Lea Ave., with the pu blic i n vi ted ) . R ea d er s c a n rea c h T om w i th c om m en ts a t 622-2607 or by e-mail at

is not the case in health insurance. The Legislature did nothing this session to peel back New Mexico’s 57 mandates or make the provision of health care any cheaper (by eliminating the gross receipts tax on deductibles and co-pays or reforming Medicaid, for example). And, of course, the Obama Administration has further locked in existing inefficiencies in the system through onerous regulations from Washington. The attitude that more government regulation is doomed to continue making health care more costly and

less responsive to customer/patient needs. Until we have policies in place that encourage a competitive market, no amount of reviews or transparency will make health insurance — or health care — more affordable. Paul Gessing is the president of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Foundation . Th e Rio Gr a n d e Foundation is an independent, non-partisan, t a x - e x e m p t re s e a r c h and educational organization dedicated to promoting prosperity for New Mexico based on principles of limited g o v e r n m e n t , e c o nomic freedom and individual responsibility.

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Curfews costly and unnecessary

Dear Editor: What a surprise that newly elected state representative, recent interim Roswell chief of police, and former FBI guy, Dennis Kintigh, has proposed a law which intends to promote law and order at the expense of individual liberty. His bill would allow all cities in New Mexico to enact curfew laws which would require all persons under a certain age to be off the streets at a certain time at night. They could not appear again in public until a certain time in the morning. Kintigh’s bill has passed its first committee test and will next reach the Judiciary Committee. The idea is not a new one, and a number of states allow communities to enact curfews aimed at juveniles. The justification is that keeping juveniles off the streets at night reduces crime and the victims of crime. At first glance it looks like sweeping kids off the streets at night has a lot of merit, but we must remember that like all other citizens, kids have rights. The rights of parents, who have the primary responsibility for rules affecting the daily and nightly activities of their children, would also be diminished. The passage of a juvenile curfew ordinance in Roswell has now been advocated by Roswell Mayor Del Jurney, who has lobbied Judicial Committee members to move it forward. With Jurney’s public statements of support it is likely that Roswell would be the first city in New Mexico to put these restrictive measures into practice. Like any other law, a curfew will place an additional responsibility on our police force. Squadcars will roam our darkened streets checking out young people who are walking, standing on street corners or riding in cars. Possible violators may be required to produce identification to prove age. Those out beyond curfew would be sent or transported home or to a special detention center. In some cities parents have been required to pay substantial fines for failure to quickly pick up children who have been detained. The added time and responsibilities for a police force can be considerable when they’re asked not only to protect and serve their community, but to babysit as well. There is a lack of evidence to show that curfews are an effective way to reduce crime or to protect innocent victims of crime. In the few instances where crime decreased following the imposition of a curfew it was found that crime had increased during the non-curfew hours. And do these kids on dimly lit street corners have constitutional rights? It looks like they do. In 1969 the Supreme Court upheld an Iowa court’s ruling that students had a right to protest the Vietnam War under the First Amendment right to free speech. The Supreme Court has not directly addressed curfews for kids, but if the kids are out after dark protesting a curfew law, they will have the First Amendment of the United States of America on their side. John L. Popham Roswell

Religious scare tactics

Dear Editor: The other day when I came out of my office, I found a card in my window from some local church which said “WARNING TO ALL” “HELL AWAITS YOU.” It went on to describe that I needed to believe in Jesus or be tortured forever. That sounds like a flat out threat. Is this what religion has come down to? We have one church protesting everything in town, even other churches that believe what they believe, and we have other groups threatening people to believe or burn for eternity! What is wrong with these people? I started asking Protestant groups if they understood that all their fundamental teachings such as the trinity, hellfire and the immortal soul were from the Catholic Church. They unhappily acknowledged this. So I asked them if they knew that Pope John Paul had made an adjustment in the Catholic teaching of hell. The Pope made it clear that people do not burn in hell. That is no longer their understanding of hell. I definitely applaud an organization that can honestly look at the facts and is not afraid to correct itself or make adjustments. Well, it turns out I found no one who had heard this. What could these churches do now? They had received their teachings from the Catholic church and now the Catholic church was telling them they were wrong! All agreed that it was too late to change. They had taken the ball and run with it, and they couldn’t go back. So it occurred to me to start asking Catholics what they thought of the pope’s statement. To my surprise, not one single Catholic knew that Pope John Paul had adjusted the Catholic teaching of hellfire! Even further, they didn’t care. All they knew is that people burn in hell because that’s what they had been taught. So they didn’t care that the pope said people don’t burn in hell or that the Bible says, “the dead are conscious of nothing at all.” Neither the Protestants nor the Catholics cared that it would be inconceivable for a God of love to torture people for billions and trillions of years. No wonder people have turned away from religion. They’re a joke. They say all you have to do is believe, well the “demons believe and they shudder.” They say love your neighbor and then they send people off to war to kill. Jesus said “you received free, give free” and their ministers demand you tithe and


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provide a home and income for them. Tithing was only for the Jewish nation and was part of the Law Covenant to take care of the Levites and the temple. The 1st century Christian congregation never tithed or paid its members. And you know, I don’t think this letter or any other letter would ever make a difference when it comes to these people. I’ll probably get another note on my car tomorrow threatening me again. Wouldn’t Jesus be proud! William H. Jennings Roswell

Golf course fence opposed

Dear Editor: To all those Roswell citizens living, walking, running or playing near the Spring River Golf Course: The Roswell Parks and Recreation Department has decided, without notice, to construct a 6-foot-tall green chain link fence around the Spring River Golf Course. They have already been cutting down healthy 60-foot tall elm trees for the fence path and plan to start by erecting this monstrosity down Riverside Drive from Montana Street to Wyoming as soon as possible. The cost for this first section will be $29,000 with the remainder totaling $200,000 to $300,000 in order to finish this eyesore. The reason for the fence is to keep everyone off this piece of property except golfers. Parks and Recreation explained that they do not have all of the money to finish the project now but will finish this project in segments when and if the money becomes available. They already have 3-foot to 5-foot chain link fences around the course that have not been maintained and need repair and they say they have no money for repairs. Why build something that you cannot maintain! If you like open spaces, do not want to be fenced in or out, or have alternative ideas please attend the next Parks and Recreation meeting at the Roswell Parks and Recreation Building located on West Fourth Street, next to the pool, on April 25, 2011, at 6 p.m. Fight the Fence Committee Matt Hinkle, Chair

Helping others

Dear Editor: I just got back from a missions trip with our school, got to hear the most amazing story of prayer being rewarded with provision EVER and got to see some radical transformation in people’s lives — all in just four short days. I got to get up close and personal with some very bad situations and was protected by the Holy Spirit and was able to see the Kingdom of God grow right before my eyes, got to hear an amazing testimony from an ex-convict, was able to play basketball and serve ice cream to homeless people living at The Refuge, learned the importance of a two-way relationship, got to talk to people living at The Refuge, learned that homeless people are still people and are just as (if not more) intelligent than we are and that you can learn tons if you just sit down and talk to them. I was able to spend some quality time with some good friends, got to see what Jesus meant when He said go to all nations (including our own) and why He was so intense when He said to reach out to the lost and needy. I would never wish the lifestyle that I saw on anyone. It almost made me cry to think of people selling their bodies because they are hopelessly addicted to drugs. We got to see a legitimate breakthrough for God’s Kingdom ... our new friend Tim, the man who set up The Refuge, got invited to eat breakfast with Rock, the biggest drug dealer on that side of town. Tim told us he had at least a dozen calls about why a bunch of kids were spending their spring break working on some old houses. It really does the soul good to know something I did really helped someone else reach people for Jesus. I guess Tim getting those phone calls and getting to talk to Rock made all the hours of work worth it. It made our macaroni surprise and mystery meat sandwiches taste all the better. It made getting hit in the head with a bug infested rug more tolerable. It made the Word of God much more applicable. It made having to crawl through dumpsters not all that bad. It made all of my petty problems seem that much more lame. It just made life seem so much more worth living. If a couple of days scraping paint and hauling branches can accomplish that, then just imagine what a life spent doing the will of Jesus, which He so thoughtfully left us in the Bible, can accomplish? It gives me chill bumps to think about it, and it makes me want to smile and even sing. So if it feels so nice, why aren’t any of us, especially me, living this way? Makes ya think, huh? Gateway Christian High School student Garrett Gill

Follies were fun

Dear Editor: If you missed the Fabulous Follies at Grace Community Church held on Friday night, Feb. 25, you don’t know what you missed. The doors opened at 5:45 p.m with a variety of snacks along with lemonade. People were pouring in right up to the start of the program. Pastor Rick Hale opened the follies and presented the skits and songs, as well as managed the drawings. Fifty

Roswell Daily Record names were drawn, 10 in each of the various age groups. Prizes were donated by some of the community businesses and some by individuals. Believe me when I say there were some really nice prizes, some quite expensive. Thanks to all who participated. Some of the memorable events included the singing nuns from the Swiss Alps, Johnny Cash look-alike singing “The Ring of Fire,” a rendition from “The Phantom of the Opera,” one of several monks who wanted to be a lumberjack. To add a little humor, there were some church bloopers that were taken right out of well known newspapers. The game show Bible quiz was also very entertaining. To end the follies, there was a flag ceremony. Each branch of service was honored with the song that represents them, i.e. Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force and the Marines. The follies ended, though the time went by very quickly. Make a mental note to attend this yearly event that comes around the last Friday of February. Hope to see you there next year. Yvonne M. Lehman Roswell

A new conspiracy theory

Dear Editor: The Republicans are conspiring to sabotage any improvements in the life of the common man before the 2012 election. Now really, does that sound logical? They haven’t introduced one jobs bill in the House in their 12 weeks of control. They want to repeal President Obama’s health care which fully becomes effective in 2014 and replace it with ... nothing! They want to repeal the new consumer finance protections that are about to kick in. They want to reduce the size of the government by eliminating personnel that: enforce tax collection; test for food, drug and medical device safety; pursue Medicaid and Medicare fraud; and keep the financial system honest. They want to reduce the cost of government by cutting funding for: food stamps; Medicaid; education; student aid; medical research, even though it would reduce the cost of Medicare in the future. They want to emasculate the EPA so that polluters get free rein. How about that? Protecting the polluters instead of you and me ... the people. A theory? It sounds more like a strategy than anything else. And most of these assaults on us are already in HR1, the bill passed by the Republican controlled House. Is that what you really wanted when you voted for the conservative agenda? Or perhaps you didn’t bother voting even though you were against the conservative agenda. Sincerely, Chuck Russell Roswell

‘Coin show’ not a coin show

Dear Editor: Informing the public of local events is an important function of a local newspaper, but your front page article today “Cha-Ching! Coin collectors collect cash” while factually correct, left a great deal unreported. First, the use of the term “coin show” is misleading. Generally a coin show is an event organized by a hobbyist group and provides educational seminars and displays in addition to a “bourse” at which multiple coin dealers buy and sell their wares. The International Coin Collectors Association is not an educational group, but a consortium of dealers: a private firm that travels around purchasing coins and scrap precious metals. This sort of firm typically pays far less than fair market value. The transaction described in the first paragraph of your story is a case in point. The impression I drew from the story was that ICCA had paid $52 for six Morgan silver dollars, which would have been about one-fourth of their value. A subsequent telephone call with the reporter indicated that some of the coins were half-dollars. If only two of the coins were dollar coins, the seller received less than the scrap silver value of the coins. Silver has been hovering around $37 this week. A Morgan silver dollar contains .7734 oz of silver. Its silver content alone would be more than $28. A local firm may not pay $28 for a silver dollar, or they may pay more. I am a partner in a local firm, M & M Coin Company, which has been buying and selling coins in this community for over 35 years. The prices we pay depend on the condition and rarity of the coin, and current market prices. Recently, we have been buying pre1921 silver dollars for $30 and more apiece. There are other local firms as well, none of which were consulted before your front page puff-piece was printed. Had they been, your article might have had a different spin. These out-of-town buyers are not doing the local collectors or the local economy much of a service. And the Roswell Daily Record has not done local businesses or collectors a service by presenting them in such a favorable light. Their presence in Roswell is news. But it is not good news. Very truly yours, Charmaine L. Martin Roswell


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Celiac disease requires special diet for health, not weight loss Immune system disorder is one of most under-diagnosed medical conditions BY DAVID LIANG, MD, ZIA MEDICAL SPECIALISTS Given the continuing popularity of low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss, a gluten-free regime may seem like the latest incarnation of an antibread and pasta trend among those trying to slim down. Recent news reports have held up gluten-free diets as the solution for a variety of ailments, from arthritis to autism. Celebrities swear by it. But in fact, the diet is actually a treatment plan for celiac disease, a serious condition that affects one in every 100 Americans. Celiac disease, an incurable immune system disorder, affects as many as three million Americans, and most people with the disease are unaware that they have it. It’s estimated that only three percent of individuals with celiac disease have been diagnosed. People with celiac disease are unable to properly digest foods with gluten protein, which is found in grains like wheat, rye and barley. For these individuals, gluten causes a reaction in their immune system that damages the lining of the small intestine and impedes the body’s ability to absorb important vitamins and nutrients: calcium, protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Untreated, celiac disease can lead to severe damage of the gastrointestinal tract, lactose intolerance, anemia, osteoporosis, neurological complications and possibly, cancer. The disease is difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can be mistaken for other conditions, from irritable bowel syndrome to chronic fatigue, anemia or simple stress. Its symptoms vary and do not occur on a regular basis. Symptoms of celiac disease include fatigue, irritability, depression, arthritis, diarrhea, gas, bloating, vomiting, constipation and impaired digestion. In fact, the National Commission on Digestive Diseases has noted that because of the way celiac disease is manifested, it takes an average of seven years for an adult to be diag-

nosed. A recent study at Columbia Medical School suggested that this is because the criteria used to diagnose the disorder are too stringent, leaving many people with the disease to go undiagnosed.

Celiac disease is hereditary and affects both children and adults. Its exact cause is unknown. According to the Mayo Clinic, having a family member with the disease increases your risk of developing the disease by five to 15 percent. Traditionally, it has been considered a rare childhood disease— another reason it often goes undetected in adults— but it can show up at any time later in life, especially following an injury, after pregnancy, surgery or even severe stress. Children with celiac disease may exhibit symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, lack of appetite, anemia, mouth sores, and allergic dermatitis (a skin rash), and may fail to gain weight, experience delayed puberty or have stunted growth. Other symptoms might include irritability, emotional withdrawal or excessive dependence. If you think you may suffer from celiac disease, it’s important to talk with your doctor, who will schedule tests to screen for the disease. Celiac disease is diagnosed through a biopsy of the small intestine, or a blood test. A biopsy will look for damage to the villi, the small, finger-like projections found on the wall of the small intestine that help to move food and facilitate absorption of vital nutrients. Don’t try a gluten-free diet on your own prior to seeing the doctor, as this may actually mask symptoms of the disease. Celiac disease is not curable, but can be controlled with a proper diet.

owner, John Vollertsen (known as Chef Johnny Vee) will explain how everyone can be the best hostess. He’ll share some great party planning tips to take the stress and worry out of party giving, along with demonstrating a few recipes at the same time. He’s from Santa Fe. Information on dealing with diabetes and using breadmaking machines will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, April 12, at 12 p.m. and on Saturday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m. (All times are Mountain.) Connie Moyers, NM Cooperative Extension Service, explains that diabetes is a chronic disease that can result in serious complications. She will suggest some dietary changes that can be very helpful in dealing with diabetes. She lives in Clovis. Glenna Vance, Lesaffre Yeast Corp., will demonstrate making bread in several of the new bread machines on the market



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If you are diagnosed with celiac disease, a registered dietitian can formulate a gluten-free diet for you that will help alleviate symptoms and ensure good nutrition. Currently, the only remedy for celiac disease is a permanent change in diet, which controls symptoms, although other treatment methods are being researched. Eastern New Mexico Medical Center is dedicated to your health and wellness. A registered dietician can help you with an eating plan that’s nutritious, balanced and appropriate for your needs. For more tips on how to keep you and your family healthy, log on to

Going Gluten-Free n A gluten-free diet may seem quite restrictive, but the good news is, you can continue to eat many of the things you enjoy with smart shopping and careful menu planning. n A gluten-free diet is a diet free of any form of wheat, rye or barley. Most foods made from grains contain gluten, unless they are specifically labeled as gluten-free or made with corn, rice, soy or other gluten-free grains.

n Gluten can come from other sources, too, such as food additives like malt flavoring or modified food starch; medication and vitamins that use gluten as a binding agent; lipstick and even postage stamps. Remember that cross-contamination is possible in areas where many ingredients are used: cutting boards, mixing bowls, condiment containers or shared eating utensils. n Many bakeries and grocery stores now carry gluten-free items and several major food brands produce gluten-free lines that include flour, crackers, pretzels, soup, pizza, lasagna, and pasta. Foods with allergens are labeled as such by law.

Canvas covered journals on ‘Creative Living’

Information on making canvas covered journals, cooking turkey and being a great hostess will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, April 12, at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, April 14, at 12 p.m. (All times are Mountain.) Lauren Ferguson will show how to make a canvas covered journal to keep in your pocket or purse for handy access to jot down phone numbers, names and other information. Ferguson is a mixed media artist, and her company is Everything Altered, LLC in Dacula, GA. Marty Van Ness is a spokesperson and home economist for Butterball. She’s going to talk about “go to” recipes for family celebrations, including snack ideas for kids, healthy lunch ideas, and ideas for using leftover turkey. She also has innovative turkey recipes for dinnertime. She’s from Naperville, IL. Chef and cooking school

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which have unique features that have caused a renewed interest in them. Vance is from Milwaukee, WI.

Cajun Turkey Sandwich

1 (3 pound) Butterball® Boneless Cajun Breast of Turkey Roast, thawed No-stick cooking spray 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup green pepper strips 1 cup red pepper strips 1 cup sliced onion 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 8 Kaiser rolls, split 1/4 cup mayonnaise 8 slices (1 ounce each) cheddar cheese Preheat oven to 325° F. Remove roast from package; lightly pat with paper towels. Discard gravy packet or refrigerate for another use. Lift string netting and shift position on roast for easier removal after cooking. Place roast, skin side up, on flat roasting rack in

2-inch deep roasting pan. Spray roast with cooking spray. Bake 1-3/4 to 2 hours, or until meat thermometer inserted in center of roast reaches 170° F. Let roast stand 10 minutes before removing string netting. Carve into thin slices. Meanwhile, melt butter in medium skillet over medium heat. Add green and red peppers and onion. Cook and stir 8 minutes, or until tender. Stir in hot sauce and celery seed. Remove from heat. Spread bottom halves of rolls evenly with mayonnaise. Top each with 1 slice cheese, 2 turkey slices and vegetables. Cover with top halves of rolls. Serves 8. “Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque, NM.

Jessica Palmer Photo These two shepherd-mix puppies are part of a litter of seven, with four males and three females. They are two months old. The puppies, and others, are looking for a good home and are available at Roswell Animal Services 705 E. McGaffey St.

Tips on tilling hard soil in your garden

Q. I was all ready to plant some tomatoes and peppers today, but found that when I started to dig my holes, just a couple of inches down, I hit rock hard ‘soil’. I dug as much as I could and have soaked the holes with water to try to break it up deep enough for planting. What can I add to this ‘soil’ to turn it into something more suitable for gardening/planting? And how much of whatever material that you suggest should I use? I had assumed that my location had been used as a garden area before as it is fenced and has water nearby. And since the irises in the iris bed are coming up looking healthy and vibrant, I was further convinced that I could dig a hole, throw in some miracle grow and plant to my heart’s content! My garden is located about 10 miles south of Deming.

A. Hard soil is not uncommon in New Mexico. It may be due to rocks (many small rocks), caliche (soil particles cemented by high calcium concentrations in the soil), or just the fact that when our soil is dry, it is often as hard as pavement. Dry soil can turn a shovel into a pogo stick. If the problem is caliche, a solution may be for you to make raised beds or container gardens. You can try to dig out the caliche, but it is much easier to build above the soil, especially for flowers and vegetables (trees and shrub planting require very large raised beds and depth considerations). An advantage of raised beds is that you can engineer the soil (mixing purchased components and some native soil) to create the ideal soil for the plants you intend to grow. As you water these beds and add organic matter (and perhaps sulfur) to the soil, it may begin to decompose the caliche below and in time may make a deeper soil available for gardening. If the problem is just dry soil, and this has been a very dry year for most of New Mexico, then irrigate the soil slowly to moisten the soil. You will find that the soil becomes much more workable when it is moist. A soaker hose, sprinkler on low, or even a hose just trickling in the area to be prepared can help. When you can work the soil, add organic matter (compost) that will help increase the moisture holding capacity of the soil and improve its structure allowing better aeration and water penetration. It will then be ready for planting. Your local NMSU Extension Service County Agent can help you determine the specific nature and problems with your soil in your location. They can also advise you regarding collecting samples for soil testing and help you interpret soil test results. They can also tell you where to send your soil sample for testing. Soil testing is a good idea when starting a new garden, and periodically thereafter. For more gardening information, visit the NMSU Extension website.

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The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1Difficult

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH One doesn’t need to be up for long to note the tenor of your day. Confusion seems to reign as you symbolically play “who’s on first.” If you maintain a sense of humor, you actually could be laughing. Tonight: Swap war stories with a friend. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH With chaos as a theme, especially when dealing with funds, you know what not to do. Make no decisions; take no action or do anything that could have an impact. Observe rather than play. Tonight: A happy Bull is a frugal Bull! GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH Yes, you might have stardust dropping on you, but look around. If everyone in your life is

JACQUELINE BIGAR YOUR HOROSCOPE having issues, perhaps even just talking to you, how good of day can it be? Remain sensitive to an older relative or friend. Tonight: Keep on smiling. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HH Realize that you cannot do it all, nor would you want to. Just the same, take advantage of an opportunity to do just that. You might remember where your desire to cooperate came from! A sense of humor goes far. Tonight: Extra R and R. (Do vanish.) LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH You might be naturally more jovial than many of your contemporaries. Still, enough is enough

in your book — especially when an associate or loved one you considered stable goes flaky. The good news: This too will pass! Tonight: Where your friends are. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHH You easily might be left holding the bag, as much tumbles to the wayside. How you handle a situation and decision you need to make might not be the norm. Look around — how nor mal is everything? Then decide. Tonight: Could be late, very late. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH Reach out for a friend or associate who often gives you excellent advice. You might not be ready for this person’s opinions and feedback. You’ll see a situation far differently after a discussion. Rethink your options. Tonight: Put on a great piece of music. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Close relating occurs with

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so much ease that you might be frightened! Do whatever you need to do to be har monious with this person. Ultimately, is that not what you want? Stay open and light with others. Tonight: It is nearly the weekend. Add in more romance. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHHH You might like being in charge, but that looks like allowing some other person to do what you normally handle. This person needs that experience and opens up with ease. Another person’s high creativity triggers your innate ingenuity. Tonight: Determine your weekend plans. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH Deal with someone as directly as possible. You might not be sure about what could emerge from this situation. A roommate or family member seems very energetic. Let this person pick up what you would prefer not to do. Tonight: Get as

much rest as possible. You are going to need it come Saturday. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHHH You might not be workoriented or in the mood to accomplish much. A good conversation here and there allows greater give-and-take within these relationships. Face it — you feel like a socialite of sorts. And you want to be one, too. T onight: Start the weekend early. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH Hold another’s place open until he or she can center and make a decision. You know what is happening within a special relationship — the other party might not be getting the message. Tonight: Go with the flow, but stay home.

BORN TODAY Singer Billie Holiday (1915), musician Ravi Shankar (1920), actor James Garner (1928)

Networks work to master new era of sports in 3-D

NEW YORK (AP) — The camera is affectionately known as WALL-E, its two lenses reminiscent of the eyes on the animated movie robot. It shoots sports in 3-D, a sci-fi sight that's the product of the newest way fans can watch games on TV. Few are doing so for now. In fact ESPN, which launched a 3-D network last summer, doesn’t even have exact numbers on how many people are putting on their glasses and tuning in. But the focus is on working out the kinks of broadcasting sports in 3-D, so the network will be ready when the audience starts to grow. Research firm DisplaySearch estimated that fewer than 1.6 million 3-D capable sets were sold in the U.S. last year, and not all those owners are necessarily taking advantage of 3-D programming. Yet television manufacturers and movie studios are committed to the medium, and sales are expected to increase exponentially in the next few years. At last month’s Big East men’s basketball tournament, ESPN personnel in their 3-D production truck outside Madison Square Garden celebrated a particularly nifty shot from an overhead angle that captured the ball bouncing straight up from the rim and then down through the net. Cameraman Eric Grubb, who’s worked for the network for a quarter-century, has had to relearn many of his instincts developed over the years. For 2-D TV, he tends to zoom a lot. For 3-D, he has to remind himself to stay wide, to “let the shot speak for itself.” “You try to create a human experience,” coordinating producer Phil Orlins said. “Eyes don’t zoom.” In the truck, they try to

cut between shots at a slower pace. Viewers say that when a 3-D program switches from one shot to another, it sometimes looks out of focus. It’s not, but that’s how the brain perceives the shift. In other cases, 3-D is more susceptible to technical difficulties that really will give you a headache. Unlike filming a movie, sports are live and have to be shot right the first time — and the need for two cameras to create the 3-D image greatly increases the odds something will go awry. If the color is slightly different in the right camera than the left, the viewer’s brain will sense the picture is wrong. If the two transmissions are off by a split second, the broadcast appears as though it’s underwater. Even when the technology is working perfectly, some sports just look better in 3D than others. Orlins says the three keys are proximity, predictability, and a threedimensional playing surface. The X Games are a 3-D producer’s dream. Proximity: When Shaun White is snowboarding down the halfpipe, the camera can capture him in a tight shot. Predictability: The director knows ahead of time the basic path of his run. Playing surface: The steepness and enormity of the halfpipe come to life in 3-D. Conversely, Orlins said, “if the court is flat, it still looks flat.” A very different sort of competition — golf — also thrives in 3-D. Last year, the Masters was the first major sports event broadcast live internationally on TV and the Internet in 3-D. ESPN 3D will air two hours from each round this week. “That commitment and

embracing technology will just enhance the enjoyment for the fans of the Masters,” ESPN executive vice president John Wildhack said. Baseball isn’t anywhere near as good a fit because it requires too wide a shot. “People think it will pop out at you,” Orlins said of the ball flying off the bat. “But it travels too far.” Some sports also allow for more cost-efficient 3-D productions. For the kinds of shots needed for boxing and X Games, ESPN could use the same camera setup for 2-D and 3-D, which requires fewer personnel. Orlins estimated he needed 14 extra people at the Big East tournament to do a separate 3-D broadcast. “You need to be able to do that to make it a fully viable business,” Orlins said of combining productions. Grubb and the other camera operators review video after each 3-D event, learning a little more each time. How not to give the viewer vertigo. How to think in layers.

AP Photo Jack Nicklaus tees off at the first hole during the Par 3 competition before the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, in Augusta, Ga. A camera, affectionately known as WALL-E with its two lenses reminiscent of the eyes on the animated movie robot, shoots sports in 3-D over the first tee box.



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LOCAL SCHEDULE THURSDAY APRIL 7 COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD 8 a.m. • NMMI at McMurray Invitational, at Abilene, Texas H.S. TENNIS 3:30 p.m. • Roswell at Lovington H.S. TRACK & FIELD 3 p.m. • Dexter, Gateway Chr., Hagerman and Lake Arthur at Jal Relays

LOCAL BRIEFS LITTLE LEAGUE OPENING CEREMONIES SET FOR SATURDAY The opening ceremonies for both the EastSide Little League and the Noon Optimist Little League will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. The ELL opening ceremonies will be held at the ELL complex on South Garden Avenue and the NOLL opening ceremonies will be held at Noon Optimist Park on North Montana Avenue.

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NA T I O N A L BRIEFS DUKE’S IRVING HEADED TO NBA AFTER 1 SEASON DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Point guard Kyrie Irving is leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement issued Wednesday by the school that Irving plans to hire an agent, ending his college career. “Our whole program is overjoyed with having Kyrie here for one year and that he has the chance now to pursue a dream of being a high draft pick and a great player in the NBA,” Krzyzewski said. “We are totally supportive of Kyrie, his family and his decision. We look forward to continuing to work with him during the upcoming months leading to his entry into the NBA and afterwards while he is an NBA player.” Irving played only 11 games and missed roughly two-thirds of the season with an injured big toe on his right foot. The 6-foot-2 averaged 17.5 guard points, 3.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists for top-seeded Duke, which was upset by Arizona in the West regional semifinals. “It was a great experience playing for Coach K,” Irving said. “He taught me a lot about the game. Even when I was hurt, I learned a lot. Also a special thanks goes to the medical staff for getting me back on the court for the NCAA Tournament and my teammates for sticking with me throughout the entire year. Duke offered me an experience I could never have imagined.” When Irving was healthy, he was electrifying. His 31point performance against then-No. 6 Michigan State marked just the fourth time in school history that a freshman scored 30 points in a game. He was the MVP of the CBE Classic after averaging 14.5 points and six assists. But his only season at Duke ultimately might be defined by the 26 games he missed after he jammed his toe during a win over Butler on Dec. 4, and the lingering subplot surrounding the Blue Devils was when — or even if — he would return.

SPOTLIGHT ON SPORTS 1940 — Jimmy Demaret wins the Masters with a fourstroke triumph over Lloyd Mangrum.


1951 — Ben Hogan wins the Masters by two strokes over Robert Riegel. 1985 — New Jersey’s Herschel Walker rushes for a USFLrecord 233 yards in leading the Generals to a 31-25 victory over the Houston Gamblers. Walker also breaks his own USFL record for the longest run from scrimmage by going 89 yards on his second carry of the game.


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Winter coaches honored by CC! Character Counts! of Chaves County announced the recipients of its 201011 Winter Coaches of Character awards on Wednesday. This year’s winners are Dexter High School girls basketball coach Kim Hamill, Goddard High School boys basketball coach Kevin Jones and Goddard High School dance team coordinator Judaun Prichard. Each award winner will receive an honorary plaque, a gift certificate to an area restaurant and a certificate good for a one-night stay at the Lodge at Sierra Blanca in Ruidoso, all courtesy of PrimeSource Mortgage and Stone Community Bank.

Kim Hamill

Hamill helped the Dexter Lady Demons reach the state tournament this season despite battling a plague of injuries. Hamill and the Demons won the District 5-2A tournament and earned one of the 16 bids in the 2A state tournament. Hamill teaches physical education and health at Dexter Middle School and is the coordinator and a coach for the Dexter Youth Basketball League. The Grace Community Church member earned a Bachelor of Science from Easter n New Mexico University in 1990 and a Master of Science from Emporia State University in 2003. “Coach Hamill instills the Six Pillars of Character every day with all of her teams,” said Dexter athletic

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director David Campbell. “This year, the Dexter Youth Basketball program was going to fold. Kim took it upon herself to not let this important program terminate. “Coach Hamill not only kept the program alive, but also has volunteered to coach two teams while still coaching the varsity to a state berth.” “Coach Hamill shows the Six Pillars of Character, on and off the court. Coach Hamill will go out of her way to help us succeed in every way possible,” said girls basketball team captain Sylvia Mediano. “She will drive miles and miles just to get us game film for our next game. You can say, in a way, she puts her personal life aside so that we are her first priority. “Coach Hamill treats everyone equal and always has high expectations for

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us. That is how Coach demonstrates the Six Pillars of Character, on and off the court, with her players.”

Kevin Jones

Jones guided the Rockets to the state championship game for just the second time in school history and a state runner -up finish. After helping the Rockets win the district tournament championship and a firstround state game, he steered Goddard past a pair of top four seeds to reach the championship game for the first time since 1988. Jones is a physical education teacher at Goddard High School and is also a class sponsor at the high school. He received a Bachelor of Science from Eastern New Mexico University. “Kevin Jones has done an incredible job in leading

our Rockets to the state tournament this season,” said Goddard athletic coordinator Michelle Edgett. “Throughout the year, Coach Jones has proven himself to be focused on the right aspects of the game; sportsmanship, fair play, being respectful to teammates and others and those other intangible qualities we all want our student-athletes to leave our programs with. “He is the consummate example of Pursuing Victory with Honor. He exhibits all six pillars of Character Counts! in the classroom, on the basketball court when things are not always going his way and in our community.” “To start off, Kevin Jones is a great guy, truly respectful and caring. A way he shows his character pillars is by the way he handles himself, on and off

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the court,” said Rocket team captain Ruben Otero. “As a head coach, he does not tell off the referees, but keeps control of his emotions. People say it’s not how it is you act or what you do when you’re with others, but what you do when you’re by yourself. That’s a big part of Coach Jones because, with nobody asking him to, he always tries to find a way to help others as much as he can.”

Judaun Prichard

Prichard, as the coordinator of the Goddard Rockettes dance team, won the Pursuing Victory with Honor Coach of the Year award while guiding the Rockettes to the Pursuing Victory with Honor Team of the Year award. She is a part-time coach See COACHES, Page B2

Lockout ruling to take ‘couple of weeks’

AP Photo Football player Ben Leber, left, leaves the Federal Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, after a break in a hearing in which the NFL players are seeking to lift the lockout by team owners.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As she wrapped up the fivehour hearing on the legality of the NFL lockout, the federal judge overseeing the case said she’d take “a couple of weeks” to rule on the players’ request to return to work. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, however, urged the two sides not to wait that long. “It seems to me both sides are at risk, and now is a good time to come back to the table,” Nelson said, noting her willingness to facilitate the resumption of talks toward a new collective bargaining agreement that would put pro football back on track. Owners and players failed to reach that goal last month, leading to the decertification of the union, the lockout of the players and the antitrust lawsuit against the owners filed here by the players. But the two sides don’t

Texas still undefeated after 7-3 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mitch Moreland delivered the tiebreaking double for the still undefeated Texas Rangers of f Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez. The young first baseman then ear ned a dinner from new teammate Adrian Beltre for his work with the glove. Moreland put the Rangers ahead to stay with his RBI double into the right-field cor ner in the seventh. He then started the next inning with an incredible snag of Beltre's bounced throw after the Gold Glove third baseman made an equally impressive stop in the Rangers' 73 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. “It was OK. He made a better play than I did because it was a tough hop I threw over there, a little two-seamer low. He picked it very nice,” said Beltre, who snagged Milton Bradley’s hard high chopper near the line. “Every

time he does that I owe him a dinner. Hopefully he can save me a lot of errors.” So far this season, the AL champion Rangers are flawless. They wrapped up their season-opening homestand with their first 6-0 start since 1996, when they set a team record by winning their first seven games. Texas has a day off Thursday before starting its first road trip of the season Friday in Baltimore. “Everybody’s talking about homers, but pitching and defense got us where we needed to be, got us six big wins,” designated hitter Michael Young said. Moreland's go-ahead hit in the seventh inning, which he pulled down the line into the right-field corner, made a winner of C.J. Wilson (1-0). Arthur Rhodes, the 41-year -old lefty, needed only four See PERFECT, Page B2

AP Photo Seattle Mariners shortstop Jack Wilson, right, commits a throwing error as the Texas Rangers’ Ian Kinsler slides into second base on a force-out during the second inning of their game, Wednesday.

agree on much these days. Attorneys for the players said they’re open to talking again. Lawyers for the league hedged on their eagerness to take Nelson up on her offer, by saying the owners prefer to be back at the bargaining table. The injunction request — a plea to the judge that the lockout be immediately lifted on the grounds that their careers are being irreparably harmed — was the sole purpose of Wednesday’s hearing. The court appearance was the first round — call it the first quarter — between the NFL and the players in their legal fight over the future of the $9 billion business and the 2011 season. Teams of attorneys from both sides, officials from the now-dissolved union, several NFL players and dozens of reporters crowded See RULING, Page B2

Bonds rests with no defense witnesses SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds’ confident defense team rested its case Wednesday without calling a single witness, just minutes after a federal judge accepted the government’s request to dismiss one of the five counts against the home run king. Prosecutors called 25 witnesses to the stand over 2½ weeks, but the defense needed just one minute to present its side. The jury of eight women and four men barely

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of the Rockettes while also serving in a full-time position with Yates Energy Corporation. She is active as a volunteer with 4-H, rodeo competitions and the county fair. “When Judaun Prichard


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the courtroom, but little was accomplished other than the formal launch of the legal process. David Boies, a lawyer for the NFL, argued that the court shouldn’t have jurisdiction while the National Labor Relations Board is considering an unfair labor charge filed by the league that players didn’t negotiate in good faith. The NFL’s contention is that the union’s decertification was a tactical maneuver and that it has the legal right to keep players from working. Boies claimed players are still acting like a union, that the NFL Players’ Association is funding the litigation and has set up other services for the players as if it were a fully for med labor entity. DeMaurice Smith, the head of the NFLPA, attended the hearing, and the players, lawyers and union officials arrived and departed together in a bus. “They’re financing this lawsuit,” Boies said. “They’re saying, ‘We’re no longer a collective bar-

LOCAL BRIEFS RTA MEETING TO BE HELD APRIL 7 The Roswell Tennis Association will hold its April board meeting on Thursday, April 7, at 11:30 a.m. at Peppers Grill. For more information, call 6260138.

ENMU-R HOSTING 27TH ANNUAL HOOPS TOURNEY Eastern New Mexico University Roswell will host its 27th annual 5-on-5 basketball tournament on April 8-9. The entry fee is $200 and includes a tournament T-shirt. Rosters are limited to 10 players per team and all players must be shorter than 6-foot-2. Numbered team shirts are required. The entry deadline is April 5. For more information, call 6247338 or 624-7191.

ALIEN CITY GIRLS FASTPITCH TO HOLD SIGN-UPS The Alien City Girls Fastpitch Softball League will be holding five sign-ups at the Wool Bowl Complex. Sign-ups will be held on April 16, 18, 21 and 26, and May 7. The April 16 and May 7 signups will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the April 18, 21 and 26 signups will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $30 per player and the league is open to players ages 6-14. For more information, call 6240043 or 317-5448.

PARTY ON THE RIVER EVENTS ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS The Roswell Adult and Senior Center and the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are currently accepting registrations for three different events that will be held at Party on the River. Registrations for the fiesta and powder puff tugs of war, which will be held on May 7 at Cahoon Park, will be accepted through May 6 at 5 p.m. The registration fee is $100 per team. For more information, call 624-6718. Registrations for the flag football tournament, which will be held on May 7-8 at Cahoon Park, will be accepted through April 27. The cost is $80 for a six-person team. For more information, call 624-6719. Registrations for the co-ed sand volleyball tournament, which will be held on May 7-8, will be accepted through May 2. The cost is $80 for a six-player team. For more information, call 624-6719.

was interviewed a year and a half ago for the Rockette coaching position, she was quick to share her love of the sport and her passion for leading her team to be successful, but very responsible in sharing,” said Goddard athletic coordinator Michelle Edgett. “She has demonstrated leadership, caring, fairness and respect in unbelievable gaining agent, but we’re going to continue to do all these things.’” James Quinn, an attorney for the players, dismissed the accusation that the decertification was a sham, pointing to unanimous participation in a player vote to approve the move. “It’s not some kind of tactic. It's the law,” Quinn said. “It’s what we’re allowed to do.” Plaintiffs Mike Vrabel, Ben Leber, Vincent Jackson, Brian Robison and Von Miller were joined in court by veterans Tony Richardson and Charlie Batch, members of the union’s executive committee prior to dissolution. Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees, the three highest profile players named on the lawsuit, did not attend. Hall of Famer Carl Eller, the lead plaintiff in a separate, similar case filed by retirees, former players and rookies, was also present. Nelson approved a motion to consolidate those cases, and attorney Michael Hausfeld — on behalf of the Eller group — took turns with Quinn arguing against and rebutting Boies.


Major League Baseball At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press American League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .4 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .4 New York . . . . . . . . . .3 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .0 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Kansas City . . . . . . . .4 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .3 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .3 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Minnesota . . . . . . . . . .2 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .3 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .1

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Tuesday's Games L.A. Angels 5, Tampa Bay 3 Cleveland 3, Boston 1 Minnesota 5, N.Y. Yankees 4, 10 innings Toronto 7, Oakland 6, 10 innings Texas 3, Seattle 2 Kansas City 7, Chicago White Sox 6, 12 innings Wednesday's Games L.A. Angels 5, Tampa Bay 1 Texas 7, Seattle 3 Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City 7, 12 innings Cleveland 8, Boston 4


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Thursday, April 7 AUTO RACING 3 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Samsung Mobile 500, at Fort Worth, Texas Noon SPEED — Formula One, practice for Malaysia Grand Prix, at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia GOLF 1 p.m. ESPN — Masters Tournament, first round, at Augusta, Ga. MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY 3 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA, Division I tournament, semifinal, Notre Dame vs. Minnesota Duluth, at St. Paul, Minn. 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA, Division I tournament, semifinal, Michigan vs. North Dakota, at St. Paul, Minn. NBA BASKETBALL 6 p.m. TNT — Boston at Chicago 8:30 p.m. TNT — Portland at Utah NHL HOCKEY 5 p.m. VERSUS — Atlanta at N.Y. Rangers TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN2 — WTA Tour, Family Circle Cup, round of 16, at Charleston, S.C.


ways in the two seasons she has been our coach. “Everything she does with and for our dance team is done in addition to another full-time job. The Six Pillars of Character are modeled daily by Judaun Prichard.” “Judaun Prichard has been an excellent example of character for the Rockettes dance team. ThroughNelson listened to arguments from lawyers for the players and the league Wednesday, asking questions often and speaking politely but directly while acknowledging her difficulty discerning which components of the laws apply to this complicated case. She expressed some frustration trying to understand some of the arguments, mostly those made by Boies, but oversaw a cordial process, telling the two sides they did an “outstanding job.” Both sides praised Nelson afterward for her thorough approach and intelligent questions. As she began the hearing, she urged both sides to stick to the issue of the injunction and not delve into the evidence presented previously in their briefs since all parties are up to speed on the information. “You can assure that the court has done nothing else in the last few weeks,” Nelson said. When she reveals her decision, the winner would have leverage whenever talks resume on a new CBA. Detroit 7, Baltimore 3 Minnesota at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 5, Oakland 3 Thursday's Games Boston (Lester 0-0) at Cleveland (Carmona 0-1), 10:05 a.m. Oakland (Cahill 0-0) at Toronto (R.Romero 1-0), 10:37 a.m. Minnesota (Pavano 0-1) at N.Y. Yankees (A.Burnett 1-0), 11:05 a.m. Tampa Bay (Price 0-1) at Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 1-0), 12:10 p.m. Detroit (Penny 0-1) at Baltimore (Tillman 00), 5:05 p.m. Friday's Games N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 12:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Oakland at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Texas at Baltimore, 5:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, 6:10 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. Cleveland at Seattle, 8:10 p.m.

National League East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Philadelphia . . . . . . . .4 Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 New York . . . . . . . . . .3 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Washington . . . . . . . . .1 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .5 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . .4 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .3 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . .2 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .2 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .0 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Colorado . . . . . . . . . . .3 San Diego . . . . . . . . . .3 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .3 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . .2 San Francisco . . . . . . .2

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Tuesday's Games Chicago Cubs 6, Arizona 5 San Diego 3, San Francisco 1 N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 1 Cincinnati 8, Houston 2 Florida 3, Washington 2, 10 innings Milwaukee 1, Atlanta 0 St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 0 Wednesday's Games Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 1 Arizona 6, Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 5 San Francisco 8, San Diego 4 Philadelphia 10, N.Y. Mets 7 Cincinnati 12, Houston 4 Florida 7, Washington 4 Milwaukee 5, Atlanta 4 Thursday's Games Houston (Myers 0-0) at Cincinnati (LeCure 0-0), 10:35 a.m. Colorado (Rogers 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 0-0), 11:35 a.m. Atlanta (Hanson 0-1) at Milwaukee (Marcum 0-1), 11:40 a.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 0-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 0-0), 1:05 p.m. Washington (Lannan 1-0) at Florida (Jo.Johnson 1-0), 5:10 p.m. Friday's Games Washington at N.Y. Mets, 2:10 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 2:35 p.m. Colorado at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. Florida at Houston, 5:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 5:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 7:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:05 p.m.


National Basketball Association The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct y-Boston . . . . . . . . . .54 23 .701 x-New York . . . . . . . .40 38 .513 x-Philadelphia . . . . . .40 39 .506 New Jersey . . . . . . . .24 54 .308 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .21 57 .269 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct y-Miami . . . . . . . . . . .54 24 .692 x-Orlando . . . . . . . . . .50 29 .633 x-Atlanta . . . . . . . . . .44 34 .564 Charlotte . . . . . . . . . .32 46 .410 Washington . . . . . . . .21 57 .269 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct y-Chicago . . . . . . . . .57 20 .740 x-Indiana . . . . . . . . . .36 43 .456 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .32 46 .410

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out the year, she has pushed the team to new levels of responsibility, honesty and Pursuing Victory with Honor,” said Rockette team captain Jennifer Garcia. “We have raised $500 for breast cancer patients, participated in Toys for Tots, danced with children from the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, baby sat foster chil-


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pitches to get through the 3-4-5 batters in the Seattle lineup in the eighth. Her nandez (1-1) allowed four runs, two unear ned, in seven innings. He struck out six and walked three. “It was the wind first, I couldn’t get my balance. But after that I felt good. All the pitchers were working,” Hernandez said. “I know they’re gonna swing anyway, so I just have to make good pitches. It was pretty good today, I got seven innings.” A pair of errors by newly converted second baseman Jack Wilson led to the Mariners’ troubles. After pitching a complete game on opening day, Hernandez started against Texas with a 10-pitch walk to Ian Kinsler. The right-hander also walked AL MVP Josh Hamilton in the first without giving up a run.

Roswell Daily Record dren for CYFD and danced for fair-goers at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. With all of our ef forts, Judaun has helped the Rockettes dance team become the Pursuing Victory with Honor Team of the Year, an honor given to only one dance team or cheer squad in the state. “She has taught the team to treat other teams with


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had time to get settled in the courtroom before being told to return Thursday morning for closing arguments. “We are expecting that you will get this case for decision tomorrow,” U.S. District Judge Susan Illston said to them. “Tomorrow will be the last day.” Once indicted on as many as 15 counts, Bonds will face just four charges when the jury starts deliberations in a courthouse less than two miles from the ballpark where he set records for the Giants. A decision could come as early as Friday — when the World Series championship flag is raised in San Francisco for the first time. Faced with a defense motion that Illston was prepared to grant, prosecutors dropped the count accusing Bonds of lying to a grand jury in 2003 when he said prior to that season he never took anything other than vitamins from trainer Greg Anderson. The defense said the government pre-


Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .27 51 .346 30½ Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .17 61 .218 40½

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB — y-San Antonio . . . . . .60 19 .759 x-Dallas . . . . . . . . . . .53 25 .679 6½ x-New Orleans . . . . . .45 33 .577 14½ Memphis . . . . . . . . . .44 34 .564 15½ Houston . . . . . . . . . . .41 38 .519 19 Northwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB — y-Oklahoma City . . . .52 26 .667 x-Denver . . . . . . . . . .48 30 .615 4 x-Portland . . . . . . . . .45 33 .577 7 15 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 41 .474 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .17 62 .215 35½ Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB — y-L.A. Lakers . . . . . . .55 22 .714 Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . .38 40 .487 17½ Golden State . . . . . . .34 44 .436 21½ 25 L.A. Clippers . . . . . . .31 48 .392 Sacramento . . . . . . . .23 55 .295 32½ x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division

Tuesday's Games San Antonio 97, Atlanta 90 Cleveland 99, Charlotte 89 New Jersey 107, Minnesota 105 Orlando 78, Milwaukee 72 Washington 107, Detroit 105 Boston 99, Philadelphia 82 New York 131, Toronto 118 Chicago 97, Phoenix 94 L.A. Clippers 82, Memphis 81 Sacramento 104, Houston 101 Oklahoma City 101, Denver 94 Golden State 108, Portland 87 Utah 86, L.A. Lakers 85 Wednesday's Games Orlando 111, Charlotte 102, OT Indiana 136, Washington 112 New York 97, Philadelphia 92 Cleveland 104, Toronto 96 Detroit 116, New Jersey 109 Phoenix 108, Minnesota 98 New Orleans 101, Houston 93 Oklahoma City 112, L.A. Clippers 108 Milwaukee 90, Miami 85 San Antonio 124, Sacramento 92 Denver 104, Dallas 96 L.A. Lakers at Golden State, 8:30 p.m. Thursday's Games Boston at Chicago, 6 p.m. Portland at Utah, 8:30 p.m. Friday's Games Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m. New York at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. Washington at Boston, 5:30 p.m. Chicago at Cleveland, 5:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Charlotte at Miami, 5:30 p.m. Sacramento at Memphis, 6 p.m. Phoenix at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Portland, 8 p.m.


Masters Tee Times The Associated Press At Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga. All Times Mountain a-amateur Thursday-Friday 5:45 a.m.-8:52 a.m. — Jonathan Byrd, Ross Fisher, Sean O'Hair 5:56 a.m.-9:03 a.m. — Sandy Lyle, Alexander Cejka, a-David Chung 6:07 a.m.-9:14 a.m. — Jerry Kelly, Camilo Villegas, Jeff Overton 6:18 a.m.-9:25 a.m. — Ben Crenshaw, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Na 6:29 a.m.-9:36 a.m. — Mark O'Meara, Anders Hansen, Heath Slocum 6:40 a.m.-9:47 a.m. — Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott, Nick Watney 6:51 a.m.-10:09 a.m. — Vijay Singh, Tim Clark, Aaron Baddeley 7:02 a.m.-10:20 a.m. — Gregory Havret, Carl Pettersson, Ryan Palmer 7:13 a.m.-10:31 a.m. — Martin Laird, Mark Wilson, Bo Van Pelt 7:24 a.m.-10:42 a.m. — Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Jason Day 7:35 a.m.-10:53 a.m. — Mike Weir, Hiroyuki Fujita, Retief Goosen 7:57 a.m.-11:04 a.m. — Padraig Harrington,

Ryo Ishikawa, Bill Haas 8:08 a.m.-11:15 a.m. — Larry Mize, Rory Sabbatini, a-Jin Jeong 8:19 a.m.-11:26 a.m. — Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar 8:30 a.m.-11:37 a.m. — Hunter Mahan, Ernie Els, Francesco Molinari 8:41 a.m.-11:48 a.m. — Tiger Woods, Graeme McDowell, Robert Allenby 10:52 a.m.-11:59 a.m. — Arjun Atwal, Sergio Garcia, Robert Karlsson 9:03 a.m.-5:45 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel, Stuart Appleby, Charley Hoffman 9:14 a.m.-5:56 a.m. — Ian Woosnam, D.A. Points, Ben Crane 9:25 a.m.-6:07 a.m. — Craig Stadler, Kevin Streelman, a-Nathan Smith 9:36 a.m.-6:18 a.m. — Peter Hanson, Kyung-Tae Kim, Ryan Moore 9:47 a.m.-6:29 a.m. — Angel Cabrera, Ian Poulter, David Toms 10:09 a.m.-6:40 a.m. — Trevor Immelman, Lucas Glover, a-Hideki Matsuyama 10:20 a.m.-6:51 a.m. — Zach Johnson, Yong-Eun Yang, Miguel Angel Jimenez 10:31 a.m.-7:02 a.m. — Jose Maria Olazabal, Davis Love III, a-Lion Kim 10:42 a.m.-7:13 a.m. — Tom Watson, Ricky Barnes, Jason Bohn 10:53 a.m.-7:24 a.m. — Fred Couples, Luke Donald, Steve Stricker 11:04 a.m.-7:35 a.m. — Anthony Kim, Henrik Stenson, Steve Marino 11:15 a.m.-7:57 a.m. — Bubba Watson, Paul Casey, Edoardo Molinari 11:26 a.m.-8:08 a.m. — Stewart Cink, Jim Furyk, Yuta Ikeda 11:37 a.m.-8:19 a.m. — Justin Rose, K.J. Choi, Louis Oosthuizen 11:48 a.m.-8:30 a.m. — Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy, a-Peter Uihlein 11:59 a.m.-8:41 a.m. — Jhonattan Vegas, Gary Woodland, Alvaro Quiros

On eve of Masters, the talk about Woods isn't good

TIM DAHLBERG,AP Sports Columnist AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — There was a time when Tiger Woods would have responded to the perceived slight in the way he knew best — with his clubs. A 65 on Sunday, perhaps, good enough to slip on another green jacket while Ian Poulter waited at the airport for a flight home. Getting even used to be easy when life was so much easier. A thrashing on the golf course usually took care of anyone who challenged the great one's supremacy, lest they dare open their mouths again. Could still happen, of course. Woods tees off Thursday hoping a retooled swing and his intimate knowledge of Augusta National could carry him to a fifth Masters title, and you can't completely discount the possibility no matter how erratic he's been. More likely, though, is that Poulter was spot on when he said he didn't see Woods finishing in the top five this week. Best clue why? Woods himself says it's true. "Well, Poulter is always right, isn't he?" Woods said. Sure, the words were spoken sarcastically. But the fact they were spoken at all was telling. The old Woods would have simply responded to the Englishman's comments by narrowing his eyes or shaking his head. There was nothing to say when his clubs could say it all. He dominated Augusta National just by his presence. There was never any need to check his tee time because you could hear it coming. "He walked to the range and it was like a freight train arriving," three-time Masters champion Nick Faldo said. For the first time in 12 years Woods is not the favorite to wear the green jacket that goes to the winner. Phil Mickelson is, and the wise guys in Vegas don't even make it close. At his peak, bettors could put down $20 to win $30 on Woods in the Masters. This week they can bet $10 and win $100, but even the prospect of a big payoff hasn't lured them to put a lot of money on Woods. "They've definitely figured out over the last year and, especially in this tournament, Tiger is obviously not on his game," said Jay Kornegay, who runs the sports book at the Las Vegas Hilton. Woods' fellow players have figured that out, too, though they are careful to avoid

respect, no matter how they treat us. She has taught us to always volunteer and show citizenship. She taught us to remain fair and never cheat ourselves and others. She has taught us to respect others, no matter how they treat us. She has taught us to trust her and trust each other, as well as earn the trust of others.” sented no evidence that Bonds was given Tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) and a testosterone ointment, designer steroids known as “The Clear” and “The Cream,” before 2003. Bonds testified in front of the grand jury that Anderson told him the substances were flaxseed oil and arthritic balm. The remaining counts charge Bonds with lying when he denied knowingly receiving steroids from Anderson, denied getting human growth hormone from Anderson and said he only allowed himself to be injected by doctors. The final count accuses Bonds of obstruction of justice. On the 11th day of the trial, the defense presentation lasted about the time it took Bonds to circle the bases after one of his record 762 home runs. Lawyer Cristina Arguedas read the jury one answer from the grand jury testimony of former Bonds’ girlfriend Kimberly Bell in which Bell said she wrote her own diary. That conflicts with Bell’s trial testimony, in which she said ghost writer Aphrodite Jones collaborated on the diary. looking as if they're dancing on the carcass of the Tiger of old. Some, like Mickelson, keep quiet, perhaps fearful that the Tiger of old might reappear and start snatching majors away from them. Asked Tuesday whether Woods' problems since his sex scandal erupted might keep him from winning five more majors to break the record of 18 held by Jack Nicklaus, the normally loquacious Mickelson clammed up. "I don't have an opinion, no," Mickelson said. The Europeans aren't nearly as cautious. Rory McIlroy said in a bylined piece in Sports Illustrated magazine's "Golf Plus" section earlier this year that Woods was "playing like an ordinary golfer" and that he doubted he could ever dominate again. And Poulter said Monday that Woods' shots were too inconsistent for him to finish in the top five this week — though he later sent out a few tweets saying his words were blown out of proportion. "Note to self when asked about Tiger: always (B.S.) & say what they want to hear, or you will be ridiculed," Poulter tweeted to his 1 million-plus followers. Just what is wrong with Woods is the subject of debate from the locker room at Augusta National to pubs in Scotland, the birthplace of golf. He insists it is simply a matter of technique and that things will be fine once he gets his swing dialed in, though others believe it runs far deeper than that. "He still hasn't fully come to terms with the fact that he's not the same person he was before," said Patrick Wanis, a Los Angeles human behavior and relationship expert. "He still has a sense of shame, a sense of guilt." What is clear is that Woods is a shadow of the player who, 10 years ago, completed the Tiger Slam by winning the Masters and becoming the first person to hold all four professional major championships at the same time. He followed that with another streak after his father died in 2006, winning 18 of 33 tournaments worldwide and had a seven-month stretch without ever losing. Now he hasn't won in more than 500 days and seems more a curiosity to his fellow players than a threat. There's a new wave of players who are beating him at his own power game and winning the tournaments he used to own. Once intimidated, now they're not even distracted.


Wednesday's Sports Transactions The Associated Press BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed RHP Michael Wuertz on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Tyler Ross from Sacramento (PCL). National League COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed RHP Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2. Recalled RHP Grag Reynolds from Colorado Springs (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Activated 3B Casey Blake from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ivan De Jesus to Albuquerque (PCL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Activated RHP Brian Wilson. Placed RHP Santiago Casillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 1. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Signed F Larry Owens. Re-signed F Othyus Jeffers. Waived G/F Cartier Martin. COLLEGE ARKANSAS — Named Melvin Watkins men's associate basketball head coach, Matt Zimmerman, men's basketball assistant coach, T.J. Cleveland men's basketball assistant coach, Jeff Daniels director of men's basketball operations and David Deets men's basketball strength and conditioning coach. BYU — Signed men's basketball coach Dave Rose to a five-year contract. COLORADO STATE — Released G Maurice Wiltz from men's basketball team. EASTERN MICHIGAN — Fired men's basketball coach Charles Ramsey. LSU — Released G/F Aaron Dotson and G Daron Populist from the men's basketball team. IOWA STATE — Released G Anthony Odunsi from the men's basketball team. MONTANA STATE — Released G Casey Trujeque from the men's basketball team. NEVADA — Released G Derrel Connor and F Marko Cukic from the men's basketball team.

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Shutdown threat worries Yellowstone businesses HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Business owners dependent on the tourists headed to Yellowstone National Park are concerned about a possible government shutdown closing the park. But if there has to be one, they say, better it happen now when the visitors are few — and they pray it doesn’t stretch into the summer. Congressional negotiators were trying to reach a spending agreement by Friday that would avert a shutdown of most government functions, including operations in national parks across the country. The last such shutdown took place 15 years ago and lasted 21 days. April is a quiet time in Yellowstone. For much of the month, only the buffalo visit Old Faithful. The northern entrance is the only one open to vehicles before April 15. The few hardy visitors who come are usually weekend warriors looking to spy on wolves in the Lamar Valley or in search of the last spots of snow still suitable for skiing and snowshoeing. Yellowstone had 32,763 visitors last April, an attendance number that park spokesman Al Nash compared to “about a day during our peak summer months.” But even though visitors

are few, park workers are busy preparing for the summer hordes. Road plowing started in March and will continue until Memorial Day, with more than 300 miles of pavement needing to be cleared. Hotels, stores and park facilities have to be reopened. The water and sewer systems have to be readied. “It’s a real challenge just to get the roads cleared, let alone starting to reopen buildings,” Nash said. “There are a lot of moving parts to getting Yellowstone ready for that peak season.” If there is a shutdown, that work would stop and the park would close to visitors. A limited number of park employees would be on duty to handle emergencies, but visitor services would be closed, Nash said. Park staf f would tell campers at the one open campground they have to leave, and employees would post notices at trailheads notifying the few people who are in the backcountry. One park road between Gardiner and Cooke City would remain open to through traffic, but travelers would not be allowed to stop except for an emergency, Nash said. “A flat tire is an emergency. Seeing a wolf is not,”

he said. Bill Berg, the president of the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce, just outside the park’s north entrance, said he was concer ned any interruption would affect the park’s readiness for the tourist season. “It will hit (the park employees’) pocketbooks, but it could also set the park back in being able to open on time,” Berg said. “If the park doesn’t open on time, it’s definitely going to be a financial hit for businesses that already struggle with a highly seasonal economy.” Business owners say the park doesn’t even have to close down — the mere threat of a gover nment shutdown could cause them harm. People planning their summer vacations are likely to be influenced by the uncertainty surrounding the current negotiations, they say. “If I were planning a vacation, I might look somewhere else until the government gets their act together,” said John Heine, executive director of the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone. “Potentially our numbers could plummet because of the fear people have in losing money (with a closure).” Heine said he went through this once before, during the gover nment

shutdown in the 1990s. From his experience, a shutdown can actually be a short-term boon for towns like West Yellowstone. People who have already booked their hotels and flights will still come, but they will spend their time — and money — in town because they can’t get into the park. But if a long period of uncertainty is followed by a protracted shutdown, it could be devastating. West Yellowstone is readying for the April 15 opening of the park’s western entrance. The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, an attraction that features live animals, exhibits and education programs, gets at least 90 percent of its business from visitors. It is anticipating visitor revenue of about $20,000 for April, compared to $241,000 in July, the center’s peak month. The center runs on a tight budget, meaning a loss even in the relatively lean month April would likely make it difficult to recover going into the summer and force Heine to look at possible program and job cuts, he said. In Gardiner, at the park’s northern entrance, Anna Holloway runs the Tumbleweed Café and Bookstore. Business is quiet now, and Holloway said she has a

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Bison roam out of the entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Mont., March 17. hard time believing that a government shutdown will happen. If it does, and it lasts into the summer, the ef fects

would be catastrophic for her business and the 10 people she employs during the peak season, she said.

Repainting iconic Alamogordo symbol not an easy ‘A’

ALAMOGORDO (AP) — Some folks call it an outdated aviation symbol. Others term it an old-school representation of “fun” hazing among high school students. Whatever it used to be, many Alamogordo residents still view Alamogordo’s “A” as an icon overlooking the city. It is a beacon made of shale and limestone coated with white paint on the western slope of the Sacramento Mountains. The “A’’ received a muchneeded makeover recently when about 50 volunteers — mostly teenagers — trekked along the rocky, pock-marked trail leading up to the city’s symbolic capital letter and applied 120 gallons of white paint to it. R yan Ross for the past year spearheaded the effort to “Save the ‘A’, Restore the Tradition” and admits it all began out of boredom during a time when he was unemployed. He decided to


Manuel Carrasco Jr.

Funeral services for Manuel Carrasco Jr., 53, of Roswell, will be held 1 p.m., Friday, April 8, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with the Rev. Savino Sanchez officiating. Burial will follow in Hager man Cemetery. Manuel passed away April


Municipal Court April 5 Judge Larry G. Loy Arraignment Reckless driving, immediate notice of accident and display of current valid registration plate — Seth Van Laningham, of 2804 N. Orchard Ave.; fined $402 and 5 days in jail - days suspended in lieu of 5 days

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Diane Duran, 46, who passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Lubbock, Texas. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

“One day I posted a comment suggesting we repaint the ‘A.’ There was this outpouring of support from people saying, ‘Let’s do it.’ I began to wonder what I had asked for,” he said. The “A’’ was last painted in 2005 when members of Alamogordo High School’s 1985 graduation class ventured up the trail during a reunion and gave it a whitewash, Ross said. Ross said senior classes would paint the “A’’ as a rite of passage, but that stopped for unknown reasons. Some blame hazing, in which senior students would force freshmen to haul buckets of paint up the steep incline and spend all day painting the large letter. Others say early-day pilots flying into Alamogordo used the “A’’ as a marker to deter mine their approximate location. “As far as I can tell, it goes back to the 1960s or before,” he said. “It’s a symbol of Alamogordo that

has always been there.” Otero County historian David Townsend told the Daily News in a March 6 story painting the “A’’ was a senior class tradition when he arrived at Alamogordo High School as a teacher in the 1950s. Ross said several city youth groups immediately jumped at his restoration idea and offered their support. City Clerk Renee Cantin also helped, he said, by securing volunteers and equipment, including a city-owned van that transported volunteers. From there, a good pair hiking boots and stamina were the order of the day. Chris Rollerson of Alamogordo said it was the first time he had visited the site since 1981. “That was the last time I made it up this hill,” he said. “I’m still a spring chicken.” Rollerson arrived before dawn and stayed well into the after noon applying white paint. “We’ve been putting stones back that have slid out of place over the years,” he said. “Just trying to get it as straight as possible so we have something pretty to look at when we’re down in the valley.” Freshman MacKenzie Johnston also arrived at dawn to lend a hand. “I just thought I would come and help. I like hiking up here and thought it would be nice to have the ‘A’ look a little more white,” she said. “This has been really fun and I met some new people.” Philip Lewis, a lifelong resident of Alamogordo, said the experience was an education. “I came up here to help because I didn’t do it in high school. I wish I had, but now I’ve done it,” he said. “I was not aware that it was this rough up here. It’s been fun.” Fred Stevenson, a techni-

43; fined $229. Possession of drug paraphernalia – Anastasia Ortega, of 309 E. Bonney; fined $129. Possession of marijuana – Mark V. Ortega Jr., of 79 Lighthall Place; fined $279. Possession of drug paraphernalia – John Sisneros, of 211 E. Frazier St.; fined $129.

Accidents March 31 12:29 p.m. – 1600 block South Washington Ave.; vehicle owned by Teresa Ramirez, of Roswell April 1 10:37 am — 600 W. College Blvd.; driver — Bonnie Lasiter, 51, and Ester Montes, 65, both of Roswell April 2

3 p.m. — 1306 E. College Blvd.; vehicle owned by Kelly Johnson, of Roswell April 5 7:14 a.m. — North Montana Avenue; drivers — Natashia McAlister, 25, and Maria Hernandez, 19, both of Roswell 11:02 a.m – 1614 N. Union Ave.; driver — Victor Alvidrez, 28, and vehicle

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With the city of Alamogordo in the background, Chris Rollerson applies a fresh coat of white paint to stones in the Sacramento Mountain foothills as part of the “Save the A” project, April 2.

begin a community page on Facebook titled “Back in the Day: Alamogordo, NM.” “I started it for people

who have left Alamogordo and for those who are still here,” Ross said during a break from painting April

4, 2011, in Albuquerque. Manuel was bor n July 31, 1957, to Manuel Carrasco Sr. and Beatrice Mendoza, in Roswell. He worked as a car salesman for more than 20 years. He was a good man who loved his family, children, and grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all his family and close friends. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife Bonnie of the family home; three children, Chris Carrasco, of Roswell, Domenic Carrasco, of Albuquerque, and Tanya Carrasco, of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Chris Carrasco Jr., Sean Salas, Domenque Carrasco and Matix Life; sisters, Alisa Sylva, of Big Spring, Texas, and Julia Munoz, of Big Spring; and a brother Mike Carrasco, of Phoenix.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister. Pallbearers will be Dominic Carrasco, Chris Carrasco, Chris Carrasco Jr., Roy Life, Roy Guevara and Richard Guevara. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

community service. Possession of drug paraphernalia — Aaron Trujillo Jr., of 205 E. 23rd St. Apt B; fined $229. Eluding an of ficer — Mario Carabajal, of 806 N. Ohio Ave.; fined $129 and 2 days in jail until paid. Failure to appear on traffic citations – Audra Jonas, of 300 W. Linda Vista No.

Diane Duran


cal sergeant from Holloman Air Force Base, navigated the steep cliffs and jagged rocks at the base of the ‘A’ with relative ease. “We just wanted to do something for the town,” he said. “It’s an icon, it stands out and everyone sees it, so why not be a part of it?” For Air man 1st Class Ken Argenbright, it was a chance to enjoy the outdoors. “I’ve been hiking up here before, so I knew where this place was located,” he said. “It’s nice up here. It’s been a good experience and a lot of hard work. It’s actually been pretty relaxing. I get to enjoy the beautiful day.” Ross, a 1989 graduate of the high school, said the “A’’ always held a special place in his heart. He moved away from Alamogordo for a short time, and when he returned he had difficulty locating the signature symbol of the city because it had faded. “This was always a place for me to hang out when I was a teenager,” he said. “We’d ride our bikes as far as we could and come up here with our BB guns ... just hang out. It just didn’t look the same when I moved back.” With plenty of help from volunteers, civic groups and Alamogordo businesses, Ross said he is pleased with how the “A” now shines high above the city. “I’m glad that it actually happened instead of just talking about it,” he said. “Everyone should be proud of what they’ve done.” Ross doesn’t see a need to return to the site for two or three years, but hopes the tradition of painting the “A’’ won’t end with this effort. “I hope someone will help keep it alive,” Ross said. “If it has to be me, I’ll do it. I just don’t want to see the tradition die.”

owned by George Gonzales, both of Roswell

4:30 p.m. — 1406 W. Eighth St. alley; driver — Juan Barraza, 53, of Roswell

9:20 p.m. — South Main and Frazier streets; drivers — Gerardo Barraza, 28, of Roswell, and Timothy Montoya, 27, of Dexter

B4 Thursday, April 7, 2011




Family Circus

Beetle Bailey

DEAR ABBY: I’m the mother of two boys who are 12 and 13. The letter from “Terrified for My Niece in the Southwest” (Feb. 16) horrified me. The aunt who wrote the letter said her sister “bragged” about how popular her 14-year -old daughter is because she gives oral sex to the boys. Is this the kind of girl my sons are exposed to at school? I know kids are curious and experiment at this age, but it’s disturbing that the mother of this girl doesn’t see that her actions are dangerous and can lead to more serious sexual situations. If she were MY niece, I would speak up and let Mom know exactly how I felt in hopes that she would recognize how inappropriate her daughter’s actions are. Pregnancy can become a harsh reality to a parent who was blind to the seriousness of her child’s actions. YVETTE IN RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CALIF.

DEAR YVETTE: Thank you for writing. Many readers were equally disturbed by that letter, and a few even questioned its authenticity. I spoke to the aunt who wrote

Dear Heloise: I really appreciated the hint that was sent in concerning MOWING THE LAWN for families in mourning. This would be a great aid to families of deployed service members as well. When my husband was in Iraq and I had four small children and a large yard, mowing was my most difficult chore. My mom and I love your column and discuss the newest on most days C.L. Scott in Temple, Texas A big Heloise hug for military spouses from me. Heloise



the letter. She verified that she had written it and everything she said was true. Perhaps the following responses will serve as a wake-up call for teens AND parents:


DEAR ABBY: I have been a criminal investigator for more than 38 years and can state with certainty that having sex with Naomi is a FELONY in most, if not all, states, particularly if the boy is over the age of 16. At 14, this girl is not able to give consent. What is happening is considered an act of rape, even if it is voluntary on her part. Someone needs to intervene NOW before some “innocent” boy gets charged with a crime. I’ve handled too many cases where boys have been charged with rape when the girl gets




Dear Heloise: I make my own unique fingernail colors. I always have bottles of different colors that just didn’t look good on me — either they were too dark or too light. So, instead of throwing them out, I decided to mix and match. I take a bottle of one color

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

angry at him for almost no reason. The welfare of all the children is at stake! “SNOOPER” IN WISCONSIN


This letter literally makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up when I think about a mother who would actually BRAG about something like this to family and do nothing about it. That mother is in desperate need of counseling, and Naomi is in desperate need of guidance because, obviously, she’s not getting any from her mom. I wonder if her dad has any idea what’s going on? A MOM IN GREAT FALLS, MONT.


Hagar the Horrible


“Terrified’s” niece is being sexually abused. It would be particularly egregious if her partners are 18 or older. For her mother to crow about her daughter’s exploits makes her an unfit parent. “Terrified” needs to take a firm stand with her sister, and if she is ignored, the authorities should be contacted. MIKE IN NEW YORK

and add little bits of the dark color to it. I make little marks on a white napkin, and when I get the color I want, I keep it. I then write on an index card what color I started with and how many drops of the dark color (name) I added. Nobody else has the same color of polish as me; I am unique in my color of nails. Joanne in Connecticut Wow! This is creative, and it saves money, too. Fingernail polish usually has a shelf life of one to two years. I have some nail polish that’s older than 10 years and still going strong. If nail polish gets a little thick, I use a few drops of enamel solvent, which can be bought at a drugstore or beauty-supply store. A small bottle will last a long time. Heloise


Snuffy Smith

HHHHH Dear Heloise: My bathroom sink was very slow draining; even baking soda and vinegar didn’t help. I took a wire hanger, cut a piece about a foot long and made a small hook on one end. Since the drain stopper couldn’t be removed, I inserted the wire with the hook end into the drain. I was able to grab the hair that was causing the problem. Now the drain is working great. Myrna Parscal in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Aloha! How nice to hear from my readers in Hawaii, where my mother, the first Heloise (1919-1977), started this column. Mahalo. Heloise


The Wizard of Id

HHHHH Dear Heloise: I have small hands, and to get a grip on a jar lid, I put on my kitchen rubber glove. It’s handy, easy and gives me an excellent grip on even the largest lid. Shyrl in California Dear Heloise: When rehearsing your lines from a play, tape the entire play, recording only those lines that are not yours. When it comes to your part, just fill in the lines that are yours. Leave a short pause after the lines to alert you to your lines. Berl Davis in Keizer, Ore.

For Better or For Worse

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SpdrDJIA 2.98eu124.17 +.52 SpdrGold ...u142.38 +.33 SP Mid 1.55eu181.67 +.19 S&P500ETF2.34e133.66+.42 SpdrHome .31e 18.39 +.12 SpdrKbwBk.15e 26.43 +.40 SpdrRetl .50e u52.11 +.14 SpdrOGEx .49e u64.07 -.90 SpdrMetM .41e u75.34 -1.14 STMicro .40f 12.81 +.06 Safeway .48 23.83 -.11 StJude .84 u52.98 +.40 Saks ... 11.97 +.16 Salesforce ... 131.43 -2.18 SandRdge ... 12.88 -.09 Sanofi 1.63e 36.34 +.29 SaraLee .46 18.19 +.16 Schlmbrg 1.00f 91.94 -.93 Schwab .24 18.72 +.05 SemiHTr .55e 35.06 +.44 SiderNac s .58e 16.98 -.20 SilvWhtn g .12 u45.74 -.20 SilvrcpM g .08 u15.53 -.17 ... 23.35 -.69 SmithfF Solutia ... 25.24 -.43 SouthnCo 1.82 38.67 +.41 SthnCopper1.83e40.24 -.25 SwstAirl .02 12.15 -.05 SwstnEngy ... 41.40 -.99 SpectraEn 1.04f 27.10 -.22 SprintNex ... 4.64 +.09 SprottGold ... 12.57 -.01 SP Matls 1.23e u40.57 -.34 SP HlthC .61e 33.40 +.07 SP CnSt .81e u30.30 +.14 SP Consum.56e 39.45 -.07 SP Engy 1.05e 79.44 -.84 SPDR Fncl .16e 16.69 +.19 SP Inds .64e 37.93 +.04 SP Tech .33e 26.07 +.19 SP Util 1.31e 32.20 +.23 StdPac ... 3.65 ... StarwdHtl .30f 57.29 -.05 StateStr .72f 46.37 +.58 Statoil ASA1.10eu29.26 +.12 Stryker .72 60.26 -.26 Suncor gs .40 44.53 -.71 Sunoco .60 u45.67 -.72 SunriseSen ... 10.15 -.05 Suntech ... 9.62 +.31 SunTrst .04 29.88 +.67 Supvalu .35 8.94 +.01 SwiftTrns n ... 15.08 +.09 Synovus .04 2.59 +.12 Sysco 1.04 28.70 +.19 TCF Fncl .20 15.88 +.32 TE Connect .64 33.58 -.69 TJX .76f u51.55 +.58 TaiwSemi .47e 12.77 +.31 Talbots ... 6.03 +.06 TalismE g .25 24.05 -.44 Target 1.00 50.96 +.22 TataMotors.32e 28.58 +.31 TeckRes g .60f 58.45 +.01 TelefEsp s1.75e 25.85 +.21 TenetHlth ... 7.54 -.04 Teradyn ... 18.50 +.10 Terex ... 36.01 -2.01 Tesoro ... u27.39 -.84 TexInst .52 34.86 +.17 Textron .08 28.02 -.09 ThermoFis ... 55.53 +.61 ThomCrk g ... 13.46 +.12 3M Co 2.20f 93.82 +.43 TimeWarn .94f 36.24 +.30 TitanMet ... 18.75 -.20 TollBros ... 20.06 +.24 Total SA 3.16e 61.69 -.19 Toyota .58e 77.35 -.28 Transocn .79e 80.55 -.44 Travelers 1.44 59.94 +.81 TrinaSolar ... 29.81 +1.14 TycoIntl 1.00f 47.25 +.10 Tyson .16 19.30 +.40 UBS AG ... 18.44 +.42 UDR .74 24.33 -.09 US Airwy ... 8.40 -.05 US Gold ... u9.39 -.13 UltraPt g ... 49.46 -.71 UtdContl ... 21.23 -.52 UPS B 2.08f 74.47 +.32 UtdRentals ... u33.81 -.28 US Bancrp .50f 26.90 +.39 US NGs rs ... 10.85 -.23 US OilFd ... u43.37 +.27 USSteel .20 54.58 -.06 UtdTech 1.70 u85.66 +.26 UtdhlthGp .50 44.96 -.13 UnumGrp .37 26.70 +.27


Vale SA .76e 33.60 -.67 Vale SA pf .76e 29.96 -.37 ValeantPh .38a 52.37 -1.59 ValeroE .20 u29.82 -.68 VangEmg .82e u50.30 +.23 ... 53.77 -2.00 VeriFone VerizonCm 1.95 37.85 -.04 ViacomB .60 47.36 -.14 VimpelC n .65e 14.13 -.31 Visa .60 76.00 +.38 VMware ... 79.08 +.54 Vonage ... 4.56 -.18 WalMart 1.46f 52.98 +.24 Walgrn .70 41.22 +.11 WalterEn .50 138.72 -2.04 WsteMInc 1.36f 38.24 +.50 WeathfIntl ... 21.79 -.67 WellPoint 1.00 68.85 -.63 WellsFargo.20a 32.40 +.41 WellsF wt ... 11.47 +.13 WendyArby .08 5.14 +.03 WDigital ... 37.67 +.64 WstnRefin ... u18.71 -.37 WstnUnion .28 20.99 +.31 Weyerh .60f 24.12 -.52 WmsCos .50 30.68 -.24 WT India .15e 25.41 -.10 XL Grp .44f 24.75 -.28 Xerox .17 10.85 +.01 Yamana g .12a u12.98 +.02 S-T-U YingliGrn ... 12.88 +.42 ... 17.42 +.11 YumBrnds 1.00 50.10 +.14 ... 60.70 +.32 ... 15.47 ... Zimmer


USCorEq2 n11.93+.02 DWS Invest S: MgdMuni S 8.57 ... Davis Funds A: NYVen A 36.31 +.09 Davis Funds C & Y: NYVenY 36.71 +.09 NYVen C 35.05 +.09 Delaware Invest A: Diver Inc p 9.21 -.01 Dimensional Fds: EmMCrEq n22.95 +.15 EmMktV 37.51 +.25 IntSmVa n 18.29 +.09 LargeCo 10.54 +.03 USLgVa n 22.15 +.06 US Micro n15.09 +.03 US Small n23.53 +.04 US SmVa 28.21 +.05 IntlSmCo n18.03 +.08 Fixd n 10.33 ... IntVa n 19.47 +.16 Glb5FxInc n10.88 ... 2YGlFxd n 10.16 ... Dodge&Cox: Balanced 73.85 +.15 Income 13.27 -.01 IntlStk 37.27 +.22 Stock 114.91 +.33 DoubleLine Funds: TRBd I 10.97 ... Dreyfus: Aprec 40.72 +.10 Eaton Vance A: LgCpVal 18.96 +.08 Eaton Vance I: FltgRt 9.09 ... GblMacAbR10.21 ...


Open high low settle CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Apr 11 121.15 122.35 120.52 120.87 Jun 11 118.77 120.20 118.07 118.25 Aug 11 119.90 121.27 119.20 119.35 Oct 11 125.10 125.10 123.35 123.40 Dec 11 125.55 125.55 124.10 124.10 Feb 12 125.30 125.30 124.10 124.12 Apr 12 125.60 125.60 124.65 124.70 Jun 12 122.30 122.30 121.30 121.30 Aug 12 120.50 120.50 120.20 120.20 Last spot N/A Est. sales 9843. Tue’s Sales: 46,267 Tue’s open int: 393601, off -328 FEEDER CATTLE 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Apr 11 136.05 137.17 135.47 135.70 May 11 136.90 137.75 136.17 136.45 Aug 11 141.00 141.00 139.77 139.80 Sep 11 140.70 140.70 139.57 139.60 Oct 11 140.40 140.40 139.60 139.60 Nov 11 140.30 140.30 139.30 139.30 Jan 12 137.85 137.85 137.85 137.85 Mar 12 136.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 2753. Tue’s Sales: 7,492 Tue’s open int: 43148, off -98 HOGS-Lean 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Apr 11 93.75 94.42 92.72 93.97 May 11 103.00 103.00 102.00 102.10 Jun 11 102.45 103.77 101.10 101.50 Jul 11 102.55 103.62 101.07 101.50 Aug 11 103.65 103.67 102.05 102.10 Oct 11 93.15 94.50 92.00 92.72 Dec 11 89.00 90.45 88.27 88.70 Feb 12 90.25 90.40 89.00 89.00 Apr 12 90.95 90.95 90.50 90.50 May 12 94.30 94.50 94.20 94.20 Jun 12 97.02 97.02 96.50 96.50 Jul 12 95.05 95.05 94.75 94.75 Last spot N/A

Kroger .42 23.97 +.18 L-1 Ident ... 11.71 -.05 LDK Solar ... 12.03 +.15 LSI Corp ... 6.69 +.03 LaZBoy ... 10.92 +1.08 LVSands ... 44.86 +.02 LennarA .16 18.32 ... LillyEli 1.96 35.72 +.71 Limited .80f 35.23 +.74 LincNat .20 30.63 +.30 LloydBkg ... 4.01 +.15 LaPac ... 9.84 -.50 Lowes .44 26.67 -.11 LyonBas A ... u41.61 +.27

LgCapVal 19.01 +.08 DivIntl n 31.70 +.23 FMI Funds: DivrsIntK r 31.68 +.23 LgCap p 16.52 +.04 DivGth n 30.61 +.05 FPA Funds: EmrMk n 27.53 +.20 NwInc 10.85 ... Eq Inc x n 47.63 +.08 FPACres n28.23 +.07 EQII x n 19.64 +.04 Fairholme 35.09 +.26 Fidel x n 34.68 +.01 Federated Instl: FltRateHi r n9.89 ... KaufmnR 5.71 +.02 GNMA n 11.41 -.01 Fidelity Advisor A: GovtInc 10.34 -.02 NwInsgh p 20.95 +.01 GroCo n 90.27 -.40 StrInA 12.55 +.01 GroInc x n 19.37 +.05 Fidelity Advisor I: GrowthCoK90.25 -.40 NwInsgtI n 21.16 +.01 HighInc r n 9.20 +.01 Fidelity Freedom: FF2010 n 14.14 ... Indepn n 26.08 -.16 FF2015 n 11.82 +.01 IntBd n 10.53 -.01 FF2020 n 14.45 +.02 IntmMu n 9.97 ... FF2020K 13.82 +.01 IntlDisc n 34.23 +.24 FF2025 n 12.13 +.02 InvGrBd n 11.36 -.03 FF2025K 14.12 +.02 InvGB n 7.40 -.01 FF2030 n 14.54 +.03 LgCapVal 12.36 +.05 FF2030K 14.36 +.03 LatAm 59.85 -.32 FF2035 n 12.17 +.03 LevCoStk n31.12 -.09 FF2040 n 8.51 +.02 LowP r n 41.27 +.13 LowPriK r 41.26 +.13 Fidelity Invest: AllSectEq 13.22 +.02 Magelln n 75.66 -.05 AMgr50 x n15.97 -.03 MagellanK 75.61 -.05 AMgr20 rx n12.99 -.03 MidCap n 31.21 -.05 Balanc x n 19.02 -.06 MuniInc n 12.16 -.01 BalancedK x19.02-.06 NwMkt r n 15.72 +.02 BlueChGr n48.13 -.08 OTC n 59.98 -.06 Canada n 63.47 -.24 100Index 9.27 +.04 CapAp n 26.61 -.10 Ovrsea n 34.11 +.23 CpInc r n 9.86 ... Puritn x n 18.80 -.07 Contra n 71.32 +.03 RealE n 27.32 -.01 ContraK 71.31 +.03 SCmdtyStrt n13.33 DisEq n 24.37 +.09 +.02

Est. sales 8647. Tue’s Sales: 36,189 Tue’s open int: 243995, up +2580 PORK BELLIES 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. May 11 120.00 Jul 11 114.00 Aug 11 105.50 Feb 12 120.00 Mar 12 120.50 Last spot N/A Tue’s Sales: Tue’s open int: , unch


NEW YORK(AP) - Cotton No. 2 futures on the N.Y. Cotton Exchange Friday: Open high low settle COTTON 2 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. May 11 205.08 208.06 199.34 208.06 Jul 11 193.91 198.39 189.46 195.42 Oct 11 156.25 162.39 156.00 160.50 Dec 11 139.29 144.66 136.20 141.97 Mar 12 131.10 134.62 130.72 132.51 May 12 123.50 125.37 123.50 124.43 Jul 12 115.50 117.99 114.20 116.19 Oct 12 105.99 Dec 12 101.00 101.75 100.01 100.91 Mar 13 101.80 101.80 101.71 101.71 Last spot N/A Est. sales 30046. Tue’s Sales: 43,970 Tue’s open int: 195689, up +2425


+7.00 +4.03 +5.11 +4.21 +2.68 +2.06 +1.20 +1.50 +.42 +.21


CHICAGO(AP) - Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday: Open high

low settle

WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel May 11 780fl 792ø 777fl 782ü Jul 11 816ø 828ø 814 818ü Sep 11 855ø 864ü 851fl 855fl


-4 -4ø -4ø

Thursday, April 7, 2011






Name Vol (00) Last Chg Citigrp 6267659 4.59 +.12 BkofAm 1339504 13.72 +.25 S&P500ETF1065382133.66+.42 iShEMkts 679132 50.04 +.27 SPDR Fncl 650472 16.69 +.19


Name Vol (00) VirnetX 71427 NovaGld g 54098 CheniereEn 53928 PudaCoal 52299 AvalRare n 50022

Last 25.88 13.60 8.85 9.80 8.69

Chg -1.62 -.19 -.44 -.97 -.31

Name Vol (00) Last Cisco 1722936 18.07 SiriusXM 983185 1.84 Microsoft 645536 26.15 Intel 549734 19.95 PwShs QQQ44600457.26



Name Last Chg %Chg Name Last Chg %Chg Name LaZBoy 10.92 +1.08 +11.0 Richmnt g 7.62 +.69 +10.0 OrchidCell NewOriEd 115.33+10.26 +9.8 ImpacMtg 3.66 +.31 +9.3 PlumasBc CameltInf n 19.77 +1.61 +8.9 VantDrl un 2.25 +.15 +7.1 Zion wt1-12 Goldcp wt 5.61 +.46 +8.8 NewEnSys 4.33 +.28 +6.9 BioLase EthanAl 23.85 +1.83 +8.3 Nevsun g 6.61 +.32 +5.1 VlyNBc wt


Name CitiDJaig14 AmrRlty NamTai NatGsSvcs Monsanto

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

Last 10.30 2.85 6.05 17.28 69.16



1,730 1,285 118 3,133 300 9 4,050,700,074

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

Chg +.75 +.75 +1.20 +.97 +.50

%Chg +37.3 +37.1 +21.8 +20.0 +20.0



242 219 39 500 27 6w Lows 174,860,58140


Name Dow Jones Industrials Dow Jones Transportation Dow Jones Utilities NYSE Composite Amex Index Nasdaq Composite S&P 500 Wilshire 5000 Russell 2000

Last 12,426.75 5,343.98 417.05 8,508.23 2,433.82 2,799.82 1,335.54 14,216.49 854.17

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume Net Chg +32.85 +1.06 +3.17 +19.84 -9.68 +8.63 +2.91 +23.42 +.86




PE Last





13.72 +.25



11 108.66 -.67




67.63 +.16




42.27 -.16



... 114.81 -2.11


Last 2.76 2.77 6.70 5.81 3.00

Chg %Chg Name Last Chg %Chg Name Last Chg %Chg -.95 -8.4 PudaCoal 9.80 -.97 -9.0 AmSupr 14.47-10.41 -41.8 -.24 -7.8 ASpecRlt s 17.24 -1.25 -6.8 NaturlAlt 4.39 -1.15 -20.8 -.40 -6.2 MadCatz g 2.19 -.14 -6.0 BOS Ltd 3.16 -.36 -10.2 -1.10 -6.0 VirnetX 25.88 -1.62 -5.9 ColemanC 8.97 -.89 -9.0 -4.16 -5.7 NthnO&G 24.16 -1.48 -5.8 CRA Intl 26.44 -2.41 -8.4

52-Week High Low 12,438.14 9,614.32 5,404.33 3,872.64 422.43 346.95 8,520.27 6,355.83 2,443.81 1,689.19 2,840.51 2,061.14 1,344.07 1,010.91 14,276.94 15.80 858.05 587.66


Chg +.85 +.07 +.37 +.24


15.73 -.06

YTD %Chg Name


+2.8 ONEOK Pt


1,522 1,095 117 2,734 211 19s 1,967,601,440

% Chg +.27 +.02 +.77 +.23 -.40 +.31 +.22 +.17 +.10

YTD % Chg +7.34 +4.65 +2.98 +6.83 +10.21 +5.54 +6.19 +6.41 +9.00

52-wk % Chg +14.03 +21.56 +8.54 +12.75 +24.40 +15.16 +12.95 +14.70 +22.12.7


YTD %Chg

83.73 +.31


PE Last



+19.1 PNM Res



14.94 +.20


+2.8 PepsiCo



65.75 +.17

+.6 +15.9

+12.7 Pfizer



20.29 -.16

+25.6 SwstAirl



12.15 -.05


-6.3 TexInst



34.86 +.17

+7.3 +12.7

-2.2 TimeWarn




41.18 +.89



36.24 +.30




62.62 -2.33

+53.6 TriContl



14.70 +.02





19.95 +.24

-5.1 WalMart



52.98 +.24




14 164.04 +.05






33.35 +.19

+11.8 WashFed -7.5 WellsFargo



17.40 +.08




32.40 +.41


24.20 +.14



26.15 +.37

-6.3 XcelEngy



Here are the 525 most active stocks on the New York Stock Exchange, the 400 most active on the Nasdaq National Markets and 100 most active on American Stock Exchange. Mutual funds are 450 largest. Stocks in bold changed 5 percent or more in price. Name: Stocks are listed alphabetically by the company’s full name Div Last Chg (not its abbreviation). Company names made up of initials appear at Name the beginning of each letters’ list. .48 12.88 # AAR Div: Current annual dividend rate paid on stock, based on latest quar- ACMIn 1.10 9.75 +.13 ACM Op .80 7.25 # terly or semiannual declaration, unless otherwise footnoted. ACM Sc 1.10 8.50 -.13 Last: Price stock was trading at when exchange closed for the day. ACMSp .96 7.50 # Chg: Loss or gain for the day. No change indicated by ... mark.

Fund Name: Name of mutual fund and family. Sell: Net asset value, or price at which fund could be sold. Chg: Daily net change in the NAV.


Div Last Chg


.48 12.88

Stock Footnotes: cc – PE greater than 99. dd – Loss in last 12 mos. d – New 52- ACMIn 1.10 9.75 +.13 wk low during trading day. g – Dividend in Canadian $. Stock price in U.S.$. n – ACM Op .80 7.25 # Sc 1.10 8.50 -.13 New issue in past 52 wks. q – Closed-end mutual fund; no PE calculated. s – Split ACM ACMSp .96 7.50 # or stock dividend of 25 pct or more in last 52 wks. Div begins with date of split or stock dividend. u – New 52-wk high during trading day. v – Trading halted on primary market. Unless noted, dividend rates are annual disbursements based on last declaration. pf – Preferred. pp – Holder owes installment(s) of purchase price. rt – Rights. un – Units. wd – When distributed. wi – When issued. wt – Warrants. ww – With warrants. xw – Without warrants. Dividend Footnotes: a – Also extra or extras. b – Annual rate plus stock dividend. c – Liquidating dividend. e – Declared or paid in preceding 12 mos. f – Annual rate, increased on last declaration. i – Declared or paid after stock dividend or split. j – Paid this year, dividend omitted, deferred or no action taken at last meeting. k – Declared or paid this year, accumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m – Annual rate, reduced on last declaration. p – Init div, annual rate unknown. r – Declared or paid in preceding 12 mos plus stock dividend. t – Paid in stock in last 12 mos, estimated cash value on ex-dividend or distribution date. x – Ex-dividend or ex-rights. y – Ex-dividend and sales in full. z – Sales in full. vj – In bankruptcy or receivership or being reorganized under the Bankruptcy Act, or securities assumed by such companies. • Most active stocks above must be worth $1 and gainers/losers $2. Mutual Fund Footnotes: e – Ex-capital gains distribution. f – Wednesday’s quote. n - No-load fund. p – Fund assets used to pay distribution costs. r – Redemption fee or contingent deferred sales load may apply. s – Stock dividend or split. t – Both p and r. x – Ex-cash dividend.



Source: The Associated Press. Sales figures are unofficial.

SrsIntGrw 11.78 +.06 SrsIntVal 10.67 +.08 SrInvGrdF 11.36 -.03 StIntMu n 10.58 ... STBF n 8.45 -.01 SmllCpS r n21.00 +.07 StratInc n 11.23 ... StrReRt rx 9.92 -.06 TotalBd n 10.73 -.02 USBI n 11.26 -.02 Value n 74.88 +.16 Fidelity Selects: Gold r n 54.38 +.42 Fidelity Spartan: ExtMkIn n 41.66 +.01 500IdxInv x n47.29 .07 IntlInxInv n36.93 +.27 TotMktInv n39.06 +.08 Fidelity Spart Adv: 500IdxAdv x n47.29 .07 TotMktAd r n39.06+.07 First Eagle: GlblA 48.18 +.11 OverseasA23.10 +.02 Forum Funds: AbsStrI r 10.82 ... Frank/Temp Frnk A: CalTFA p 6.52 -.01 FedTFA p 11.23 -.02 FoundAl p 11.19 +.05 GrwthA p 46.97 +.06 HYTFA p 9.50 -.01 IncomA p 2.27 +.01 NYTFA p 11.04 -.02 StratInc p 10.59 +.01 USGovA p 6.68 -.01

Frank/Tmp Frnk Adv: GlbBdAdv p n13.88 +.05 IncmeAd 2.26 +.01 Frank/Temp Frnk C: IncomC t 2.29 +.01 Frank/Temp Mtl A&B: SharesA 21.93 +.09 Frank/Temp Temp A: ForgnA p 7.62 +.06 GlBd A p 13.92 +.05 GrwthA p 19.27 +.10 WorldA p 15.93 +.08 Frank/Temp Tmp B&C: GlBdC p 13.94 +.05 GE Elfun S&S: S&S PM 42.86 +.06 GMO Trust III: Quality 20.92 +.07 GMO Trust IV: IntlIntrVl 23.08 +.15 GMO Trust VI: EmgMkts r 15.77 +.13 IntlCorEq 30.53 +.18 Quality 20.92 +.07 Goldman Sachs A: MdCVA p 38.24 +.07 Goldman Sachs Inst: GrOppt 26.02 ... HiYield 7.44 +.01 MidCapV 38.55 +.07 Harbor Funds: Bond 12.16 +.01 CapApInst 38.37 -.10 IntlInv t 63.98 +.58 Intl r 64.63 +.59

Dec 11 885ø 895ø 882ø 887 Mar 12 913 920ü 910ü 914ø Last spot N/A Est. sales 177600. Tue’s Sales: 128,620 Tue’s open int: 491848, up +2812 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel May 11 763 767 757ø 763 Jul 11 768 773fl 764fl 770ø Sep 11 703ø 704ø 697ø 703ø Dec 11 646fl 647ø 640 647ø Mar 12 653fl 655fl 649 655fl May 12 660ü 662 655ü 662 661 664fl Jul 12 663 665 Sep 12 600 603fl 600 603ø Dec 12 576 578ø 570ü 578ø Last spot N/A Est. sales 594893. Tue’s Sales: 358,915 Tue’s open int: 1618509, off -376 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel May 11 392 395fl 387ø 392 Jul 11 400ø 404 396 400ø Sep 11 402fl 407ü 399ø 405 409ø Dec 11 408ø 409ø 405 Mar 12 419ø 421ø 419ø 421ø May 12 426ø 428ø 426ø 428ø Jul 12 433ø 435ø 433ø 435ø Last spot N/A Est. sales 2475. Tue’s Sales: 1,464 Tue’s open int: 13732, up +63 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel May 11 1377 1388ü 1372fl 1376ø Jul 11 1383fl 1399fl 1383fl 1388ü Aug 11 1392 1400ø 1387 1389 Sep 11 1389ü 1395ü 1381fl 1385fl Nov 11 1382 1391ü 1372ü 1376ü Jan 12 1386ø 1396fl 1380fl 1382ø Mar 12 1381ø 1392fl 1379 1379 May 12 1369ü 1382 1367 1369 Jul 12 1369 1379 1364fl 1367 Aug 12 1359 1359 1359 1359 Last spot N/A Est. sales 361720. Tue’s Sales: 169,924 Tue’s open int: 634186, off -3069

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Hartford Fds A: CpAppA p 35.97 +.10 Hartford Fds Y: CapAppI n 36.00 +.10 Hartford HLS IA : CapApp 44.97 +.16 Div&Gr 20.93 +.10 Advisers 20.25 +.03 TotRetBd 11.00 -.01 Hussman Funds: StrGrowth 11.97 -.01 IVA Funds: Wldwide I r17.36 +.04 Invesco Funds A: CapGro 14.30 -.10 Chart p 17.23 +.05 CmstkA 16.88 +.06 EqIncA 9.03 +.03 GrIncA p 20.49 +.11 HYMuA 8.76 -.01 Ivy Funds: AssetSC t 25.18 +.12 AssetStA p25.96 +.13 AssetStrI r 26.19 +.13 JPMorgan A Class: CoreBd A 11.41 -.02 JPMorgan Sel Cls: CoreBd n 11.40 -.02 HighYld n 8.36 +.02 IntmTFBd n10.73 ... ShtDurBd n10.95 ... USLCCrPls n21.69 +.08 Janus T Shrs: BalancdT 26.16 +.01 OvrseasT r51.94 -.14 PrkMCVal T24.24 +.09 Twenty T 67.38 +.28


John Hancock Cl 1: LSAggr 13.09 +.02 LSBalanc 13.48 +.02 LSGrwth 13.58 +.02 Keeley Funds: SmCpValA p27.54 .07 Lazard Instl: EmgMktI 22.30 +.07 Lazard Open: EmgMkO p22.69 +.06 Legg Mason A: WAMgMu p14.80 -.03 Longleaf Partners: Partners 30.88 +.08 SmCap 29.48 +.10 Loomis Sayles: LSBondI 14.69 +.03 StrInc C 15.33 +.03 LSBondR 14.63 +.02 StrIncA 15.25 +.03 Loomis Sayles Inv: InvGrBdY 12.29 +.01 Lord Abbett A: AffilA p 12.32 +.03 BdDebA p 8.05 +.01 ShDurIncA p4.59 -.01 Lord Abbett C: ShDurIncC t4.62 ... MFS Funds A: TotRA 14.63 +.02 ValueA 24.39 +.10 MFS Funds I: ValueI 24.50 +.11 MainStay Funds A: HiYldBA 5.99 +.01 Manning&Napier Fds: WldOppA 9.18 +.06


NEW YORK(AP) - Trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday: Open high -3fl -3ü -ü +fl +ø +fl +ø +1fl +3fl

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LIGHT SWEET CRUDE 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. May 11 108.33 109.15 107.72 108.83 Jun 11 108.96 109.79 108.37 109.48 Jul 11 109.52 110.33 108.98 110.05 Aug 11 109.85 110.67 109.50 110.39 Sep 11 110.32 110.90 109.73 110.61 Oct 11 110.20 110.96 109.92 110.77 Nov 11 110.39 110.90 109.97 110.81 Dec 11 110.22 111.09 109.74 110.77 Jan 12 110.12 110.63 109.78 110.57 Feb 12 109.87 110.42 109.62 110.33 Mar 12 109.64 110.07 109.29 110.07 Apr 12 109.67 109.78 109.53 109.78 May 12 109.46 Jun 12 109.07 109.34 108.89 109.12 Jul 12 108.39 108.72 108.15 108.72 Aug 12 107.92 108.31 107.92 108.31 Sep 12 108.19 108.19 107.90 107.90 Oct 12 107.55 Nov 12 107.26 Dec 12 106.69 107.33 106.40 107.05 Jan 13 106.70 Feb 13 106.37 Mar 13 106.06 Apr 13 105.76 May 13 105.47 Jun 13 105.19 Last spot N/A Est. sales 498905. Tue’s Sales: 523,365 Tue’s open int: 1566762, up +6664 NY HARBOR GAS BLEND 42,000 gallons- dollars per gallon May 11 3.1811 3.2120 3.1691 3.1929 Jun 11 3.1626 3.1943 3.1515 3.1749 Jul 11 3.1473 3.1759 3.1405 3.1588 Aug 11 3.1221 3.1530 3.1215 3.1387 Sep 11 3.0934 3.1269 3.0899 3.1107 Oct 11 2.9625 2.9890 2.9487 2.9733 Nov 11 2.9227 2.9602 2.9227 2.9425 Dec 11 2.9088 2.9460 2.9028 2.9286


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-.0084 -.0088 -.0084 -.0078 -.0070 -.0069 -.0050 -.0046

Matthews Asian: AsianGIInv18.23 +.07 PacTgrInv 23.90 +.25 MergerFd 16.19 ... Metro West Fds: TotRetBd 10.39 -.01 TotRtBdI 10.39 -.01 MorganStanley Inst: IntlEqI 14.23 +.07 MCapGrI 41.11 -.10 Mutual Series: GblDiscA 30.71 +.15 GlbDiscZ 31.10 +.16 QuestZ 18.58 +.08 SharesZ 22.11 +.09 Neuberger&Berm Inv: GenesInst 50.77 -.14 Neuberger&Berm Tr: Genesis 52.58 -.15 Northern Funds: HiYFxInc 7.47 ... MMIntEq r 10.27 ... Oakmark Funds I: EqtyInc r 29.26 -.01 Intl I r 20.11 +.11 Oakmark r 43.98 +.15 Old Westbury Fds: GlobOpp 8.17 +.02 GlbSMdCap16.45+.04 Oppenheimer A: CapApA p 45.61 +.01 DvMktA p 37.19 +.14 GlobA p 64.52 +.28 GblStrIncA 4.36 +.01 Gold p 50.60 +.23 IntBdA p 6.59 +.02 MnStFdA 33.59 +.15




ACMoore lf ... 2.63 +.03 ASML Hld .54e 43.86 -.57 ATP O&G ... 17.40 -.21 AVI Bio ... 1.58 +.01 Achillion ... u7.26 -.06 AcmePkt ... 72.02 -1.58 ActivePwr ... 2.85 -.10 ActivsBliz .17f 11.35 +.38 AdobeSy ... 34.24 +.06 AEterna g ... 1.93 +.01 Affymetrix ... 5.39 +.21 AkamaiT ... 37.24 +.17 Alexion ...u102.00-2.39 AllosThera ... 3.24 +.02 AllscriptH ... u22.49 -.22 Alphatec ... 3.10 +.17 AlteraCp lf .24 43.50 +.92 AlterraCap .48 u23.54 +.27 Amazon ... 182.76 -2.53 ACapAgy 5.60e 28.63 -.16 AmCapLtd ... u10.18 -.08 AmSupr ... d14.47 10.41 Amgen ... 54.03 -.04 AmkorT lf ... 6.88 +.07 Amylin ... 11.28 +.08 Anadigc ... 4.20 -.05 A123 Sys ... d5.90 -.12 ApolloGrp ... 41.54 +.61 ApolloInv 1.12 12.23 +.16 Apple Inc ... 338.04 -.85 ApldMatl .32f 15.75 +.22 ArenaPhm ... 1.36 +.03 AresCap 1.40 17.58 +.35 AriadP ... u8.26 -.10 Ariba Inc ... 32.63 -1.01 ArmHld .09e 28.87 +.17 ArubaNet ... 30.34 -1.41 AscentSol ... 1.71 -.05 AsscdBanc .04 14.84 +.21 Atmel ... 13.27 -.12 Autodesk ... 43.47 -.49 AutoData 1.44 u52.77 +.98 Auxilium ... 20.86 -.61 AvagoTch .32f 32.77 +1.10 AvanirPhm ... 4.05 +.07 AviatNetw ... 5.11 +.12 AvisBudg ... u18.45 +.30 Axcelis ... 2.56 +.03 BE Aero ... 37.23 +.97 BGC Ptrs .56e 9.31 ... BMC Sft ... u50.92 +.01 BannerCp .04 2.38 ... BedBath ... 49.39 +.49 BiogenIdc ... u73.60 +.35 BioSante ... 2.12 +.03 BostPrv .04 7.38 +.13 BrigExp ... 35.66 -1.69 Broadcom .36f 39.95 +1.50 BrcdeCm ... 5.89 +.11 BrukerCp ... 21.22 -.22 .16 24.21 +.35 CA Inc CH Robins 1.16 75.62 +.19 CVB Fncl .34 9.77 -.02 Cadence ... 10.18 +.04 CdnSolar ... 10.90 +.02 CapFdF rs .30a 11.41 +.13 CpstnTrb h ... 2.02 +.01 CareerEd ... 24.72 +.75 CaviumNet ... 45.50 -.40 CeleraGrp ... 8.21 +.06 Celgene ... 55.80 -.10 CentEuro ... 11.44 +.29 CentAl ... u20.17 +.11 Cephln ... u77.02 -.35 ChrmSh ... 4.41 +.01 CharterCm ... u55.49 +2.61 ChildPlace ... 53.35 +1.70 ChinaInfo ... 2.63 +.12 CienaCorp ... 26.65 +.10 Cintas .49f u31.00 +.64 Cirrus ... 19.85 -.02 Cisco .24 18.07 +.85 CitrixSys ... 73.18 -2.47 CleanEngy ... 17.28 +.30 Clearwire h ... 5.94 +.04 CognizTech ... 81.39 -.62 Coinstar ... 47.07 +.19 ColumLabs ... u4.03 +.06 Comcast .45f 24.83 -.33 Comc spcl .45f 23.34 -.31 CommVlt ... 37.85 -1.14 Compuwre ... 11.48 -.09 CorinthC ... 4.73 +.16 Costco .82 u74.99 +.06 Cree Inc ... 46.44 +1.50 Crocs ... 18.47 +.08 ... 44.13 -.61 CubistPh ... u30.29 +1.28 Curis ... u4.22 +.53 CypSemi ... 19.27 +.07



Div Last Chg

DeerConsu .20 6.57 -.25 Dell Inc ... 14.78 +.35 Dndreon ... 38.78 +.13 Depomed ... 8.88 -.18 DirecTV A ... 46.60 -.32 DiscCm A ... 40.33 -.09 DiscCm C ... 35.62 +.03 DishNetwk ... 24.32 +.01 DonlleyRR 1.04 19.62 +.44 DotHillSy ... 2.98 +.26 DrmWksA ... 27.58 +.46 drugstre ... 3.86 +.02 DryShips ... 4.96 +.24 DyaxCp ... 1.58 +.07 ETrade rs ... 16.24 +.28 eBay ... 31.85 +.01 EagleBulk ... 3.74 -.01 ErthLink .20m 7.94 -.03 EstWstBcp .04 23.15 +.40 ElectArts ... u20.25 +.22 Emcore lf ... 2.38 +.01 EndoPhrm ... u40.42 ... EngyConv ... 2.09 +.01 EntropCom ... 8.06 +.12 EpicorSft ... 12.54 +.04 EricsnTel .35e u13.04 +.10 Exelixis ... 11.10 -.28 Expedia .28 22.48 -.24 ExpdIntl .40 50.75 +.18 F5 Netwks ... 94.39 +1.04 Fastenal 1.00f u68.61 +1.87 FifthThird .24f 14.07 +.18 Finisar ... 26.30 +2.16 FinLine .20f u20.16 -.28 FstBusey .16 u5.64 +.34 FstNiagara .64f 13.82 +.14 FstSolar ... 150.60 -2.41 Flextrn ... 7.29 +.08 FocusMda ... u30.53 ... Fortinet ... 42.00 -2.49 Fossil Inc ... 91.60 -2.02 FosterWhl ... 37.36 -.77 FuelCell ... 1.98 -.07 FultonFncl .16f 11.51 +.26 FushiCopp ... 8.50 +.24


GSI Cmmrc ... 29.20 -.02 GT Solar ... 10.49 +.08 Garmin 1.50f 33.93 +.15 Gentex .48f 29.80 -.89 Genzyme ... u76.38 +.05 GeronCp ... 5.18 +.05 GileadSci ... 41.73 -.11 GloblInd ... u9.82 -.29 GlbSpcMet .15 u23.69 -.69 GluMobile ... 4.14 -.02 GolarLNG .75r u28.43 +.13 Google ... 574.18 +5.09 GulfRes ... 6.03 +.38 GulfportE ... 34.79 -1.50 HanmiFncl ... 1.29 -.05 HansenMed ... 2.49 +.05 HansenNat ... u61.94 +.93 Hasbro 1.20f 47.26 +.14 HawHold ... 5.90 +.06 HercOffsh ... 6.23 -.21 HiSoft n ... 20.25 +2.26 Hologic ... 21.81 -.07 HotTopic .28 5.82 +.17 HudsCity .60 10.02 +.41 HumGen ... 27.61 -.01 HuntBnk .04 6.86 +.13 IAC Inter ... 31.35 +.34 iShAsiaexJ .97e 64.86 ... Illumina ... 69.05 +.02 Imunmd ... 4.01 +.05 ImpaxLabs ... u27.07 -.13 Incyte ... 16.42 -.03 Infinera ... 8.57 +.24 InfosysT .90e 73.14 -.26 InspPhar ... 4.96 -.01 IntgDv ... 7.68 +.25 Intel .72 19.95 +.24 InterDig .40 47.86 -.57 Intersil .48 13.31 +.17 Intuit ... 53.66 +.17 IntSurg ... 365.23 +13.49 IstaPh ... u10.67 -.51 Ixia ... 14.74 +.69


JA Solar ... 6.94 +.23 JDASoft ... 30.89 -.07 JDS Uniph ... 19.58 +.43 JamesRiv ... 24.04 -.35 JazzPhrm ... u33.35 -.17 JetBlue ... 6.21 +.06 JoyGlbl .70 99.01 -1.81 KLA Tnc 1.00 46.17 +.01 Kulicke ... 9.18 +.08 L&L Engy ... d6.15 -.01

LECG h ... .20 +.05 LamResrch ... 56.32 +1.29 LamarAdv ... 33.97 -.25 Lattice ... 6.20 +.15 LawsnSft ... 12.34 -.16 LeapWirlss ... 15.84 +.15 Level3 ... 1.47 +.02 LexiPhrm ... 1.84 +.06 LibGlobA ... 42.70 +.34 LibtyMIntA ... 16.66 +.02 LifeTech ... 53.66 +.88 LimelghtN ... 7.11 +.10 LinearTch .96f 33.81 +.20 LinnEngy 2.64 39.28 -.10 Logitech ... 14.84 +.38 lululemn g ... u92.08 -1.41


MIPS Tech ... 9.88 +.14 MagicSft ... 6.87 +.10 MAKO Srg ... u26.00 +.66 MarinaB rs ... .61 -.07 MarvellT ... 15.93 +.08 Mattel .92f 25.57 +.12 MaximIntg .84 25.85 +.28 MelcoCrwn ... 8.24 -.10 MentorGr ... 14.49 +.03 MercadoL .32 83.73 -1.87 MercerIntl ... u14.86 -.02 Microchp 1.38 38.42 +.33 Micromet ... 5.82 +.54 MicronT ... 11.24 +.23 MicroSemi ... 21.29 +.45 Microsoft .64 26.15 +.37 Molex .70 25.26 +.21 Move Inc ... 2.30 +.02 Mylan ... 23.20 -.13 Myrexis ... 4.27 +.42 NII Hldg ... 41.44 -.72 NPS Phm ... 9.20 -.25 NXP Sem n ... 33.26 +1.27 NasdOMX ... 28.83 +.83 NatCineM .80 18.39 -.21 NatPenn .04 8.32 +.24 NektarTh ... 10.01 +.23 NetLogicM ... 41.42 -.48 NetApp ... 46.70 +.65 Netease ... 51.35 -.55 Netflix ...u239.97-4.26 Netlist ... 2.68 +.28 Neurcrine ... 8.30 +.28 NewsCpA .15 17.56 -.21 NewsCpB .15 18.65 -.14 NorTrst 1.12 52.34 +.64 Novavax ... 2.61 +.04 Novell ... 5.96 -.01 Novlus ... 36.45 +.25 NuanceCm ... 19.55 -.02 Nvidia ... 17.46 -.12 OReillyAu ... 57.49 -.74 Oclaro rs ... 11.72 +.83 OmniVisn h ... 33.63 +.08 OnSmcnd ... 9.81 -.12 OpenTable ...u105.71-3.92 Opnext ... 2.58 +.32 OptimerPh ... 12.99 -.81 optXprs 4.50e u18.87 +.07 Oracle .24f 33.58 -.34 OrchidCell ... u2.76 +.75 Orexigen ... 3.06 -.03


PDL Bio .60 6.29 +.09 PMC Sra ... 7.27 +.05 Paccar .48a 52.83 +.04 PacSunwr ... 3.72 +.08 PaetecHld ... 3.59 -.09 PanASlv .10 39.19 -.87 PaneraBrd ... 123.90 -4.79 ParamTc h ... 22.97 +.27 Parexel ... u26.39 +.86 PattUTI .20 28.26 -.70 Paychex 1.24 32.12 +.15 PeopUtdF .62 13.10 +.25 PetsMart .50 41.90 +.24 PharmPdt .60b u30.78 +1.27 Pharmasset ... u98.68 +3.82 PhotrIn ... 8.54 -.21 Popular ... 3.12 +.05 Power-One ... 8.29 -.30 PwShs QQQ.39e 57.26 +.14 Powrwav ... 4.54 -.06 PriceTR 1.24f 67.92 +.57 priceline ... 506.27 10.67 PrinctnR h ... .45 -.02 PrUPShQQQ ... 25.66 -.13 ProspctCap1.21 11.76 +.04 QIAGEN ... 20.26 +.08 QiaoXing ... 2.29 +.08 QlikTech n ... 26.72 -.61 Qlogic ... 18.32 +.40 Qualcom .86f 53.54 +.96 QuestSft ... 24.19 -.94 Questcor ... u18.40 +.40

RF MicD RAM Engy Randgold Regenrn RschMotn ResConn RexEnergy RosettaR RossStrs Rovi Corp


... 6.35 +.01 ... 2.12 +.08 ... 85.65 -2.19 ... 7.85 -.15 ... u44.97 -1.18 ... 55.71 +1.31 .16 15.69 +.19 ... 11.47 -.07 ... 46.97 -.94 .88f 71.80 -.62 ... 52.33 +.04


SBA Com ... 39.02 -.10 STEC ... 20.27 +.34 SalixPhm ... 35.17 +.48 SanDisk ... 47.55 -.09 Sanmina ... 10.99 -.01 Sanofi rt ... 2.42 -.01 Sapient ... 12.16 +.23 SavientPh ... 10.59 -.13 SciClone ... u4.56 +.39 SciGames ... 9.24 -.09 SeagateT ... 14.76 +.09 SeattGen ... 16.13 -.02 Sequenom ... 6.93 +.29 ShoreTel ... u9.46 +.53 SifyTech ... u4.21 +.17 SilicnImg ... 8.10 +.13 SilicnMotn ... u9.42 +1.51 Slcnware .41e 6.47 +.18 SilvStd g ... u33.81 -.23 Sina ... 110.97 -2.59 SiriusXM ... 1.84 +.07 SkywksSol ... 28.73 -2.15 SmartM ... 7.86 +.06 SmartT gn ... 10.06 -.52 SmartHeat ... 3.28 +.10 SmithWes ... 3.59 +.01 ... u94.48 -2.01 SonicCorp ... 9.40 +.49 Sonus ... 3.76 +.03 SpectPh ... u9.27 -.02 Spreadtrm ... 18.85 +.51 Staples .40f 20.60 +.16 StarBulk .20 2.34 -.03 StarScient ... 4.40 -.31 Starbucks .52 36.39 -.01 StlDynam .40f 19.45 -.15 SterlBcsh .06 8.78 +.11 SuccessF ... u38.11 -1.03 SunPowerA ... 17.38 -.12 SusqBnc .04 9.72 +.18 SwisherH n ... u8.05 +.48 Symantec ... 18.38 +.04 SynthEngy ... 2.70 +.06 TD Ameritr .20 21.65 +.19 THQ ... 4.69 +.11 TTM Tch ... 19.05 -.07 TakeTwo ... 15.72 +.42 Tekelec ... 8.31 +.19 Tellabs .08 5.36 +.13 TeslaMot n ... 26.49 -.21 TevaPhrm .78e 50.77 -.04 Thoratec ... 27.18 +.73 TibcoSft ... 27.55 -.02 TiVo Inc ... 9.04 +.02 Travelzoo ... u77.88 -2.98 TriQuint ... 12.49 +.44 UTStrcm ... 2.90 +.07 UtdTherap ... 67.44 -1.03 UnivDisp ... u57.43 -2.64 UrbanOut ... 31.28 +.60


ValVis A ... 6.03 +.61 ValueClick ... 15.82 +.22 VeecoInst ... 49.40 -.30 Verigy ... 14.13 +.06 Verisign 3.00e 36.97 -.01 VertxPh ... 46.42 -.32 VirgnMda h .16 27.70 +.01 ViroPhrm ... 19.99 -.44 Vivus ... 6.69 +.14 Vodafone 1.33e 29.30 +.37 WarnerCh s8.50e23.87 +.05 WarrenRs ... 4.92 -.10 WebMD ... 50.85 -1.90 WernerEnt .20a u26.49 -.39 WestellT ... u3.86 +.33 WstptInn g ... u27.21 +1.61 WetSeal ... 4.38 +.03 WholeFd .40 63.76 -1.92 Windstrm 1.00 12.64 -.11 WrightM ... 14.83 -.22 Wynn 1.00au134.30+1.16 XenoPort ... 6.38 -.36 Xilinx .76f 32.11 +.28 YRC Ww rs ... 1.73 -.04 Yahoo ... 17.05 -.06 Yongye ... 5.69 ... Zagg ... 8.15 +.13 Zalicus ... 2.29 -.02 ZionBcp .04 24.60 +.32 Zix Corp ... 3.81 -.15


Div Last Chg Crossh g rs ... 1.18 Crystallx g ... d.13 ... CubicEngy ... .65 +.07 DejourE g ... .41 -.24 DenisnM g ... 2.53 -.64 EV LtdDur 1.25 16.06 -.10 ExeterR gs ... 5.35 -.02 Fronteer g ... u15.35 +.06 GascoEngy ... .47 +.06 GenMoly ... 5.65 +.09 GeoGloblR ... d.52 -.31 GoldStr g ... 3.04 +.18 GranTrra g ... 7.80 -.03 GrtBasG g ... 2.80 +.01 GtPanSilv g ... 3.96 -.05 Hyperdyn ... 4.52 -.01 ImpOil gs .44 53.07 +.15 IntTower g ... u10.23 +.01 KodiakO g ... 6.50 +.07 LaBarg ... 19.01 -.44 LongweiPI ... 1.57 -.55 LucasEngy ... 3.93 +.01 MAG Slv g ... u13.75 -.18 MadCatz g ... 2.19 ... 1.22 -.05 Metalline +.07 MdwGold g ... 2.15

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Oppenheimer Roch: CapApp n 21.35 +.02 RoMu A p 14.58 -.03 EmMktS n 36.61 +.19 RcNtMuA 6.45 ... EqInc n 25.25 +.10 Oppenheimer Y: EqIndex n 35.99 +.09 DevMktY 36.81 +.14 Growth n 33.86 -.06 IntlBdY 6.58 +.01 HiYield n 6.95 +.01 PIMCO Admin PIMS: IntlBond n 10.07 +.02 TotRtAd 10.89 ... Intl G&I 14.17 +.10 PIMCO Instl PIMS: IntlStk n 14.84 +.10 AlAsetAut r10.88 ... MidCap n 64.26 -.08 AllAsset 12.47 ... MCapVal n25.35 +.07 ComodRR 9.80 ... N Asia n 19.54 +.18 DevLcMk r 11.00 +.05 New Era n 57.61 -.53 DivInc 11.54 +.01 N Horiz n 37.34 -.13 HiYld 9.49 +.01 N Inc n 9.44 -.02 InvGrCp 10.59 -.01 R2010 n 16.01 +.02 LowDu 10.45 ... R2015 n 12.47 +.02 RealRtnI 11.49 -.06 R2020 n 17.31 +.02 ShortT 9.90 ... R2025 n 12.73 +.02 TotRt 10.89 ... R2030 n 18.32 +.03 PIMCO Funds A: R2035 n 13.00 +.02 LwDurA 10.45 ... R2040 n 18.51 +.03 RealRtA p 11.49 -.06 TotRtA 10.89 ... ShtBd n 4.84 ... SmCpStk n38.00 -.05 PIMCO Funds C: TotRtC t 10.89 ... SmCapVal n39.43+.12 SpecGr n 18.87 +.04 PIMCO Funds D: TRtn p 10.89 ... SpecIn n 12.53 ... Value n 25.22 +.07 PIMCO Funds P: TotRtnP 10.89 ... Principal Inv: LT2020In 12.27 +.01 Parnassus Funds: EqtyInco n 28.01 +.16 Putnam Funds A: GrInA p 14.48 +.06 Perm Port Funds: Permannt 47.80 -.02 MultiCpGr 53.91 -.05 VoyA p 24.76 +.08 Pioneer Funds A: PionFdA p 43.36 +.15 Royce Funds: LwPrSkSv r19.92 +.03 Price Funds: BlChip n 40.34 -.04 PennMuI r 12.89 +.02

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METALS NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed. Aluminum -$1.1756 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$4.1960 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $4.3635 N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Lead - $2776.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.0845 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1461.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1457.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed. Silver - $39.515 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $39.384 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Platinum -$1810.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1797.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. n.q.-not quoted, n.a.-not available r-revised

B6 Thursday, April 7, 2011



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35 kW demand 30,000 kWh plus 100 kW demand Summer 1,500 kWh plus 12 kW demand 7,500 kWh plus 35 kW demand 15,000 kWh plus 35 kW demand 30,000 kWh plus 100 kW demand

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$11.16 $16.51 $26.21 $30.07 $10.42 $13.02 $16.88

9.4% 5.7% 10.5% 1.8% 9.7% 6.6% 5.0%



$8.11 $10.52 $0.038488

15.9% 28.0% -15.5%

CORRECTED NOTICE Southwestern Public Company (“SPS”), as required by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (“Commission”), is hereby giving notice to its customers of the following: 1. On February 28, 2011, Southwestern Public Company (“SPS”) filed its application requesting Commission approval for revised New Mexico retail electric rates pursuant to Advice Notice No. 235 and for other approvals and authorizations described in the Application. SPS is providing the following information concerning the application. 2. SPS’s rate case filing uses a future test period that extends from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, which is adjusted for certain changes to occur in 2012 (“Test Year”). 3. SPS’s proposed Test Year fuel and non-fuel base rate revenue requirement is $299,245,883. This revenue requirement reflects: (a) for non-fuel base revenue, an increase of $19,926,063 over current non-fuel base revenue, or a 14.9% increase; (b) for fuel revenue, a decrease of $36,324,542 over current base fuel revenue; or (c) a net decrease in total fuel and non-fuel base revenue of $16,398,479, or 5.2%. In conjunction with this change in base rates, however, annual revenue credits of $36,324,542 passed through the SPS’s fuel and purchase power cost adjustment clause (“FPPCAC”) will stop. Thus, the net change in total revenue after base rates are changed and the revenue credit passed through the FPPCAC ceases is an increase of $19,926,063, or 6.9%. The proposed rate changes will affect all retail 4. customer classifications. 5. Listed below are the present and proposed rates for each customer class proposed by SPS. Present Rate

Proposed Rate

Percent Change

Residential Service Rate Service Availability Charge Energy Charge Winter Summer


$0.0858666 $0.089096


$0.082838 $0.094052

-3.5% 5.6%

25.0% 2.4% -0.2% -1.2% -1.8% -2.6%

Estimate of bills for the following levels of consumption during the Summer months $5.60 $7.00 0 kWh 250 kWh $27.87 $30.51 $50.15 $54.03 500 kWh 750 kWh $72.42 $77.54 $94.70 $101.05 1,000 kWh $183.79 $195.10 2,000 kWh

25.0% 9.5% 7.7% 7.1% 6.7% 6.2%

Residential Heating Service




$0.069906 $0.089096

$0.082838 $0.094052

-3.9% 5.6%

Estimate of bills for the following levels of consumption during the Winter months 0 kWh $5.60 $7.00 $23.08 $23.80 250 kWh $40.55 $40.60 500 kWh 750 kWh $58.03 $57.40 $75.51 $74.20 1,000 kWh 2,000 kWh $145.41 $141.39

25.0% 3.1% 0.1% -1.1% -1.7% -2.8%

Estimate of bills for the following levels of consumption during the Summer months $5.60 $7.00 0 kWh 250 kWh $27.87 $30.51 500 kWh $50.15 $54.03 $72.42 $77.54 750 kWh 1,000 kWh $94.70 $101.05 $183.79 $195.10 2,000 kWh

25.0% 9.5% 7.7% 7.1% 6.7% 6.2%

Small General Service Rate Service Availability Charge Energy Charge Winter Summer Winter 1,000 kWh 2,000 kWh Summer 1,000 kWh 2,000 kWh




0.07666 0.08261

$0.070165 $0.077825

-8.5% -5.8%

$85.66 $162.32

$83.27 $153.43

-2.8% -5.5%

$91.61 $174.22

$90.93 $168.75

-0.7% -3.1%



Primary General Service Rate Service Availability Charge $62.00 Demand Charge (per kW) Winter $9.43 Summer $11.42 Energy Charge $0.04491 Winter 1,500 kWh plus 12 kW demand 7,500 kWh plus 35 kW demand 15,000 kWh plus 35 kW demand 30,000 kWh plus 100 kW demand Summer 1,500 kWh plus 12 kW demand 7,500 kWh plus 35 kW demand 15,000 kWh plus 35 kW demand 30,000 kWh plus 100 kW demand

8.2% 10.6% -21.7%



























Secondary General Service Service Availability Charge $16.00 Demand Charge (per kW) Winter $10.88 Summer $13.01 Energy Charge $0.046858 Winter 1,500 kWh plus 12 kW demand 7,500 kWh plus 35 kW demand 15,000 kWh plus

$10.20 $12.63 $0.035162

$11.50 $14.14 $0.039983



















Small Municipal and School Service Service Availability Charge $9.00 Energy Charge (per kWh) Winter $0.068475 $0.073056 Summer Winter 500 kWh $43.24 1,000 kWh $77.48 2,000 kWh $145.95 Summer 500 kWh $45.53 1,000 kWh $82.06 $155.11 2,000 kWh

5.7% 8.7% -14.7%







Irrigation Power Service Service Availability $16.00 Charge $0.07534 Energy Charge Demand Charge (per kW) $1.00 Winter $1.30 Summer Area Lighting Rate 7,000 lumen, MV 15,000 lumen, HPS 27,500 lumen, HPS 50,000 lumen, HPS 140,000 lumen, HPS 14,000 lumen, MH 20,500 lumen, MH 36,000 lumen, MH 110,000 lumen, MH

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission 1120 Paseo De Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87504-1269 Telephone: 1-888-427-5772. 16. Anyone filing pleadings or pre-filed testimony must serve copies through U.S. mail and electronically on all parties of record, Commission Staff, and the Hearing Examiner. Any person whose testimony has been pre-filed shall attend the hearing and submit to examination under oath. No person shall testify at the hearing unless that person has pre-filed testimony in accordance with this Order. Documents which are mailed to Commission shall be sent to the Commission at the following address: P.O. Box 1269, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-1269. 17. Any person with a disability requiring special assistance in order to participate in this proceeding should contact the Commission as soon as possible prior to the commencement of the hearing. ISSUED at Santa Fe, New Mexico, this 1st day of April, 2011.



$0.065780 $0.073134

-3.9% 0.1%

$43.49 $76.38 $142.16

0.6% -1.4% -2.6%

$47.17 $83.73 $156.87

3.6% 2.0% 1.1%

$18.30 $0.070890

14.4% -5.9%

$1.05 $1.35

5.0% 3.8%


Estimate of bills for the following levels of consumption during the Winter months $5.60 $7.00 0 kWh $27.07 $27.71 250 kWh 500 kWh $48.53 $48.42 $70.00 $69.13 750 kWh $91.47 $89.84 1,000 kWh 2,000 kWh $177.33 $172.68

Service Availability Charge Energy Charge Winter Summer

Large Municipal and School Service Service Availability $15.00 Charge Demand Charge (per kW) $7.00 Winter Summer $8.22 Energy Rate $0.045552 Winter 10,000 kWh plus 30 kW demand 20,000 kWh plus 45 kW demand 30,000 kWh plus 75 kW demand Summer 10,000 kWh plus 30 kW demand 20,000 kWh plus 45 kW demand 30,000 kWh plus 75 kW demand

Southwestern Public Service Company James Bagley, Manager Regulatory Administration P.O. Box 1261 Amarillo, TX 79105 Telephone: (806) 378-2868 or the

Municipal Street Light Service Rate $10.18 7,000 lumen, MV $15.60 20,000 lumen, MV 35,000 lumen, MV $23.71 50,000 lumen, MV $29.53 $9.48 15,000 lumen, HPS $12.19 27,500 lumen, HPS $16.06 50,000 lumen, HPS

CASE NO. 10-00395-UT

Roswell Daily Record

$10.18 $9.48 $12.19 $16.06 $29.05 $9.95 $12.24 $14.73 $29.87

$11.25 $10.42 $13.02 $16.88 $29.44 $11.00 $13.53 $15.96 $31.97

Large General Service – Transmission Sub Service Availability $1,404.00 $1,022.90 Charge Demand Charge (per kW) $6.30 $7.12 Winter Summer $7.71 $8.82 Energy Charge $0.042225 $0.035029 (per kWh) Large General Service – Trans Backbone Service Availability $1,404.00 $1,022.90 Charge Demand Charge (per kW) Winter $6.30 $7.01 $7.71 $8.68 Summer Energy Charge $0.042225 $0.034769 (per kWh)

10.5% 9.7% 6.6% 5.0% 1.3% 10.6% 10.5% 8.2% 7.0%

-27.1% 13.0% 14.4% -17.0%

-27.1% 11.3% 12.6% -17.7%

6. New Mexico gross receipts tax is not included in the present or proposed bill estimates. Franchise fees charged by governmental entities are not included in the present or proposed rates, and a specific franchise fee is collected as a separate line item from those customers subject to that fee. These proposed rates apply to all rate classes but would affect only those customers utilizing the services indicated. The proposed changes in rates stated by class and 7. by consumption levels are for informational purposes only and the final rate design may vary the rates ultimately charged to each class and for each consumption level. 8. Further information regarding this case may be obtained by contacting SPS or the Commission at the addresses and telephone numbers provided below. The Commission has assigned Case No. 1000395UT to this filing and inquiries should refer to that case number. 9. The present procedural schedule established by the Commission for this proceeding is as follows: a. Any person desiring to become a party to this case must file a Motion for Leave to Intervene in conformity with Rules and NMAC on or before May 26, 2011. b. Anthony F. Medeiros has been appointed Hearing Examiner in this case and will establish a further procedural schedule for this case. c. William Herrmann has been appointed Settlement Mediator in the case and will conduct a settlement conference on a date he shall establish. d. A public hearing will be held on a date to be set by the Hearing Examiner at the offices of the Commission, 1120 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico, (or such other location as the Commission or the Hearing Examiner may designate) to hear and receive testimony, exhibits, arguments, and any other appropriate matters relevant to this proceeding. 10. The procedural dates and requirements currently set in this case are subject to further Order of the Commission or the Hearing Examiner. Interested persons should contact the Commission for confirmation of the hearing date, time and place, since hearings are occasionally rescheduled. 11. Any interested person may examine the rate filings, together with any exhibits and related papers that may be filed in this case, at the offices of SPS, 111 E. Fifth Street, Roswell, New Mexico, telephone (505) 625-5499, and 600 S. Tyler, Amarillo, Texas, telephone (806) 3782868, or at the offices of the Commission, 1120 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico, telephone 1-888-427-5772. 12. The Commission's Rules of Procedure, NMAC, et seq., shall apply to this proceeding unless modified by order of the Commission or the Hearing Examiner. A copy of such Rules may be obtained from the offices of the Commission. 13. Any person desiring to become a party to this case must file a Motion for Leave to Intervene in conformity with and NMAC on or before the date ordered by the Commission and shown in Paragraph 9.a, above. 14. Any interested person may appear at the time and place of hearing and make a written or oral comment pursuant to NMAC without becoming an Intervenor. Interested persons may also send written comments, which shall reference Case No. 1000395UT, to the Commission at the address set out above. However, comments governed by this paragraph will not be considered as evidence in this case. 15. Further information concerning this case may be obtained by contacting:


------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. CV-2010-875 CITIMORTGAGE, Inc., Successor in Interest to ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc., by Merger, Plaintiff, vs. CODY C. WAGGONER; SUSAN G. WAGGONER; JERRY ADAMS; DEEANN ADAMS; TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO; and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (IRS), Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 10, 2011, at the hour of 11:45 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 404 S Kentucky Avenue, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: The South 1/2 of LOT ONE (1) in BLOCK SIX (6) of ALAMEDA HEIGHTS, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk's Office on DECEMBER 23, 1899 and recorded in Book A of Plat Records, Chaves County, New Mexico, at Page 8. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on March 28, 2011, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $74,889.70 and the same bears interest at 6.250% per annum from January 1, 2011, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $1,667.07. The Plaintiff and the Crossclaimant United States of America (IRS) have the right to bid at such sale and submit their bids verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The Crossclaimant United States of America (IRS) may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash after first paying the judgment of the Plaintiff. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption. Defendant United States of America (IRS) shall have a 120-day right of redemption. Defendant Taxation and Revenue Department of the State of New Mexico shall have a nine-month right of redemption. ____________________________ A.D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

Legals -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT No. CV-2010-993 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. as successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. as Trustee, Plaintiff, vs. BRANDON BOLIN; AMANDA L. BOLIN, and if married, JOHN DOE A (true name unknown); and MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as nominee, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 10, 2011, at the hour of 11:50 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 507 Swinging Spear Road, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: LOT EIGHT (8) and the West 2 feet of LOT SEVEN (7) in BLOCK FOUR (4), of TIERRA BERRENDA NO. 4 ADDITION, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk's Office on May 4, 1960 and recorded in Book C of Plat Records, Chaves County, New Mexico, at Page 116. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above entitled and numbered cause on April 1, 2011, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above described property. The Plaintiff's Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $82,074.55 and the same bears interest at 7.00% per annum from February 25, 2011, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $1,180.53. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption. ______________________________ AD Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish March 31, April 7, 14, 2011 NOTICE is hereby given that on February 9, 2011, Bill Fenn, 217 Red Bridge Road, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, filed application No. 01748-A, with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to change place of use of surface water in the Roswell Underground Water Basin in the State of New Mexico. The applicant seeks to change the place of use of 7.5 acre-feet per annum (5.25 acre-feet per annum, consumptive irrigation requirement) of the surface waters of the Berrendo River diverted at a point in the NW1/4SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4 of Section 25 in Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M., by ceasing the irrigation of 2.5 acres of land described below SUBDIVISION Pt. W1/2SE1/4




ACRES up to 2.5

The applicant proposes to commence the irrigation of the 2.5 acres of land described below using the same point of diversion: SUBDIVISION Pt. NW1/4SE1/4NW1/4 Pt. SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4



RANGE 24E.) 24E.)

ACRES up to 2.5

If less than 2.5 acres of irrigated land are developed the balance of the duty of water for the water right will be stacked on the irrigated lands actually developed. The application is made to Change Place of Use due to removal of Salt Cedar along the banks of the South Berrendo Creek at the move-to location and the planting of a crop of Bermuda grass to stabilize said banks. Emergency Authorization has been requested under Section 72-12-24 to avoid erosion and maintain structural stability during spring run-off. The move-from and move-to points of diversion and places of use are located east, of the City of Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico approximately 1/4 mile east of the intersection of Red Bridge Road and East Nineteenth Street. Any person or other entity shall have standing to file an objection or protest if they object that the granting of the application will: (1)

Be detrimental to the objector’s water right; or


Be contrary to the conservation of water within the state or detrimental to the public welfare of the state, provided that the objector shows how they will be substantially and specifically affected by the granting of the application.

A valid objection or protest shall set forth the grounds for asserting standing and shall be legible, signed, and include the complete mailing address of the objector. An objection or protest must be filed with the State Engineer not later than 10 calendar days after the date of the last publication of this notice. An objection or protest may be mailed to the Office of the State Engineer, 1900 West Second, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, or faxed to 575-623-8559 provided the original is handdelivered or postmarked within 24 hours after transmission of the fax. The State Engineer will take the application up for consideration in the most appropriate and timely manner practical.

Legals ---------------------------------------Publish April 7, 14, 2011 FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES CAUSE NO. PB 2011-19 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MYRL SAWYER GOOD, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Candace Good Jacobson has been appointed as Personal Representative of the Estate of Myrl Sawyer Good, Deceased. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the undersigned Personal Representative c/o Hinkle, Hensley, Shanor & Martin, LLP (attorney Nancy S. Cusack), Post Office Box 2068, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87504-2068, or filed with the Fifth Judicial District Court of Chaves County, New Mexico, 400 N. Virginia, Roswell, NM 88201. DATED this 4th day of March, 2011. /s/ Candace Good Jacobson


Roswell Daily Record



001. North

1807 N Washington 9 to 6 April 8 to 12th Easter sale new & old GARAGE SALE Saturday morning, 7:00 to 10:00am. 2 old Schwinn bicycles. Portable electric cart for elderly $400. Starting at 10:15 come back again for the great “Free to Good Home” offering including lots of good books. #4 Red Sky Lane. 101 N Kansas Ave. #12 Saturday 9am Moving Sale.

002. Northeast 628 WRANGLER Rd (East on Pine Lodge, North on Wrangler), Fri-Sat, 8a-3p. Clothes, some furniture, canning jars. Must see. 12 HUERTA Court Sat. 7am-12pm. Tools, white sewing machine, like new only $60, woodworkers bar and pipe clamps, Stanley hand plane. Lots of misc. 2207 E. 19th, Fri-Sat, 6:30am-2pm. Furniture, antiques, jewelry, clothing, toys, glassware, all sizes of bikes, lots more. Everything you need at blowout prices.

005. South 1610 S. Richardson Friday 8-9 and Saturday 8-4

31 LANGLEY, Sat., 8am-? Household, tupperware, infant-adult, clothing to 4XL.

104 S. Lea Fri. & Sat. 9am follow signs to back women clothes, furniture, jewelry, home decor, a/c units, floral arrangements & lots more 575-631-1293

006. Southwest 105 S Montana Fri & Sat. 7-5pm Clothes, shoes for men, women & kids. Misc.

008. Northwest 3500 W. Bradley, Fri-Sat, 7am2pm. Misc. furniture, Xmas decorations, outdoor items & household. Call for early apt. for preview. (505)463-2419 or (575)625-0183.

1518 N. Union, Thur-Sat, 8am-1pm. Ladies clothes, purses, shoes, TV, cabinet stand, comforters, misc.


ANNOUNCEMENTS 015. Personals Special Notice

FOOD ADDICTS Anonymous 12 step fellowship offering freedom from eating disorders. Meeting on Thursdays at 7pm, 313 W. Country Club Rd. #5. For more information call 575-910-8178

PAY CASH all day long for household items. Top prices paid for furniture, antiques, appliances, collectibles, tools, saddles, plus everything else from A to Z, including personal estates. 627-2033 or 623-6608

025. Lost and Found

LOST- YELLOW Tabby cat. Declawed front paws neutered. Name George- wearing plain red nylon collar, no tags. Last seen on Sunday evening March 27. Please call Jane at 624-1128 or cell (505) 609-9229. He is loved and missed- Reward

006. Southwest

FOUND SMALL Pug, berrendo color, female. 623-3117

TEACHER GARAGE Sale! 1802 Western Avenue, 10% off with School ID, unbelievable educational materials & supplies, Saturday, April 9th-7am. Go to South Union, turn left on North Plains Park, turn on Western.

LOST FEMALE Miniature Pinscher, reddish brown, red collar, (Boobie), clipped ears & tail, lost on South Baylor, needs medical attention. (Reward) 6231928

403 W. Deming, Saturday @ 7am. King mattress & box springs, brand new Jasmine wedding dress w/petticoat, gas water heater, computers & computer desk, table, men’s & women’s dress clothes, many interior decorating items.

FOUND SMALL dog, corner of 14th & Michigan. Call & describe 575-9378754. LOST GRAY Pitbull on 4/4/11 around Cedar Ave. Reward. 575-444-7280 FOUND BORDER Collie. Call Jeff 637-0239. LOST-**REWARD** 22 Revolver handgun on Wednesday, 3/30/11, either at Bitter Lake or Westlake Hardware Store. **REWARD** 575-2089052 OR 575-624-8980. LOST GRANDPA’S Best Friend. Grey/white spaded Husky, 3yrs old. 700 Block of N. Atkinson. 626-6159


045. Employment Opportunities OPENING FOR a part time therapist for a local behavioral health agency that specializes in working with children who have psychological and behavioral issues. A current NM license as a LMST, LPCC, or LISW is required. Individuals with an LMHC may be considered with a supervision agreement. Please send your resume and we will contact you. PO Box 1897, Unit 259, Roswell, NM 88202.

Come be part of the Elite Team! Elite Gymnastics Academy now accepting applications for coaching positions. Experience preferred or athletic background, train in-house. Apply in person at 1315 N. Virginia. 575-622-1511

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AVON, Buy or Sell. Pay down your bills. Start your own business for $10. Call Sandy 317-5079 ISR.

DENTAL ASSISTANTExperience and Radiology Certification required. Send resume to Dr. Glenn Mattlage 100 S. Michigan Avenue.

VETERINARIAN ASSISTANT Position available at progressive veterinarian facility. Working with dogs, cats, and horses. Must be responsible, multi-tasker with good communication skills. Drop off resume by April 10, 2011 at 1607 Fowler Road.

PERSONAL CARE by Design Now taking applications CNA’s, Home health Aides and Caregivers for weekend, Full/Part time, Come by 217A N. Main St. for Applications No Phone Calls! Must be neat in appearance. Have reliable transportation & phone.

VERY BUSY regional maintenance company is hiring new office staff in anticipation of extensive growth. Please come by 500 N Main, suite 600 to pick up an application & job description between 4/3 thru 4/7.

CLASS A CDL Driver with tanker Endorsement. Min. 2 years Experience no Haz Mat required. Home daily. Eastern NM West Texas. Clean driving record. Mail resume to 1116 S. Union Roswell NM 88203.

JOHN DEERE Ag Dealership looking to hire service technicians for both Artesia and Roswell stores, Must have proven knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques in the repair of agricultural equipment. Minimum 3 years experience required and have own tools. Pick up application at 312 W. Rickey, Artesia, NM or fax Resume to 575-748-1401 LEGAL SECRETARY. 2 yrs min. Salary DOE. Please send resume to P.O. 1897, Unit #260 Roswell, NM 88202. The Roswell Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of:

OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills and a strong work ethic. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Kim Gordon 2301 N. Main Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: kim.gordon@

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! BOTTOMLESS LAKES State Park Accepting Applications For LIFEGUARDS. Applicants must have current lifeguarding/CPR certifications and be a minimum of 16 years of age. Position requires working outdoors in extreme weather conditions. Must be willing to work irregular hours, weekends, & holidays. Contact park staff @ 575-624-6058 for more information.

PEACHTREE VILLAGE is looking for PT 4-11pm Night Assistant, PT Wait Staff & PT Dishwasher. All positions require weekends a must. Serious inquiries only apply at 1301 N. Country Club. No Phone Calls. LOCAL INSURANCE office seeking self motivated person for Customer Service Rep. Spanish speaking & insurance experience a plus. Send resume to PO Box 1897 Unit 261, Roswell, NM 88202.

FLORIDA BOUND! Guys/Gals to travel USA with coed business group representing major Rock&Roll, Fashion and Sport publications! Transportation furnished. Must Start ASAP 1-888990-7899 BETWEEN HIGH School and College? Over 18? Drop that entry level position. Earn what you’re worth!!! Travel w/Successful Young Business Group. Paid Training. Transportation, Lodging Provided. 1-877-646-5050

ADMIRAL BEVERAGE is hiring CDL driver position must be filled immediately, and only serious prospects need apply. Must have clean driving record. Great benefits, excellent pay, group health insurance. 1018 S. Atkinson EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY; Support: Administrative Secretary *Electrician* Police Officer *Support Services Technician* Temporary Custodian. Professional: Human Resources Recruiter/ Trainer* Manager of Operation Services. Jobs are located in Portales, NM. Applyonline at 575-5622115 AA/EO/Title IX Employer NATIONAL GREETING Card Company needs parttime merchandiser for the Roswell Area! Must have phone and transportation. Respond to: agmerchandisers@yahoo.c om. ROAD CONSTRUCTION Chaves County is accepting applications for the position of Road Construction. ($8.00/hr). This is a temporary position for summer help not to exceed 3 months applicant must be able to start as soon as possible. Required applications forms are available at the County's Job Posting Board located in the west wing of the County Administrative Center or by accessing the Web Site at Applications may be returned to the County Manager's Suite, Suite 180, Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St Mary's Place, Roswell, NM 88203 or mailed by closing date to Human Resources, PO Box 1817, Roswell, NM 88202. Applications will be accepted until filled. EOE.


NEEDED PART time RN. Must be licensed in State of New Mexico. Available two days per week 8a-5p. Send resume to PO Box 1897, Unit #258 Roswell, NM, 88202 100 WORKERS Assemble crafts, wood items, sewing. Materials provided. To $480+wk. Free information 24hr. 801-264-4963 BUSY SALON with hair station & a small private room available. 817-7573863 EXPANDING HVAC service organization seeking experienced, competent service tech. Must be selfmotivated, energetic, good with people and have clean driving record. Contact 622-8600 or bring resume to 720-C S. Sunset, Roswell, NM NEEDED SERVER/BARTENDER. Must be available to work days, nights, and weekends. Apply TuesdaySaturday at the Roswell Country Club; 2601 N. Urton Road, Roswell, NM, 88201 No phone calls please. EARN $1500-$3000 part time. Call me now & I’ll show you how. 623-0459 FAST PACED production company seeks to fill a part-time position of Administrative Assistant. Applicant must be a quick thinker, with an upbeat personality and ample computer/internet/media skills. Must be able to type 35+ wpm and have good working knowledge of word, excel and .Mac systems. Please submit resumes to or fax to 623?4113; Attn: HD Studios? Jobs (No Phone Calls will be accepted) PECOS VALLEY Pump is seeking a machinist with experience in turbine water well pumps. Apply in person at 911 N. 1st, Artesia. Pay based on experience and company benefits. Receptionist Position available for a fast paced dental office. One position is a permanent position and the other one is a temporary 6 week position. Must be reliable, friendly, be able to multi-task, & hardworking. Experience in the dental field preferred. Bilingual preferred. Please bring resume to 3751 N Main St. Suite D Roswell, NM 88201. PLEASE DO NOT CALL!!

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish March 24, 31, April 7, 2011 NOTICE is hereby given that on March 3, 2011, Leonard Dale Foster, 410 Caddo, Dexter, New Mexico 88230, filed application No. RA-171, RA-172, RA-173 & RA-1379-S with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to supplement the diversion of 13.89 acre-feet per annum (9.723 acre-feet per annum, consumptive irrigation requirement) of shallow groundwater by commencing the use of existing shallow well No. RA-11596 located in the NW1/4NW1/4 of Section 19, Township 13 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M. The applicant proposes to supplement existing shallow well described as follows: Well RA-1379-S

Subdivision SW1/4NW1/4SW1/4

Section 19

Township 13 S

Range 26 E

for the continued irrigation of 4.63 acres of land described as NW1/4NW1/4NW1/4 of Section 19, Township 13 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M. The water right remains unchanged in place and purpose of use. The above described points of diversion and places of use are located near Caddo and Cherokee Roads, west of the Town of Dexter, Chaves County, New Mexico. Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with John R. D’Antonio, Jr., P.E., State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, within ten (10) days after the date of last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (fax) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is sent within 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protest can be faxed to Office of the State Engineer, (575) 623-8559. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with Sections 72-2-16, 72-5-6, and 72-12-3.

THE ROSWELL JOB CORPS CENTER is currently taking applications for the following positions: Residential AdvisorResponsibilities include monitoring the dorms, ensuring a safe living environment, assisting students in maintaining cleanliness of the dorms, and assisting students in developing social skills and independent living skills. Candidates must be flexible to work evenings and graveyard shifts, high school diploma, or equivalent and one year experience and/or training. This position pays $10.50 per hour. Career Development Specialist (Counselor): Must have a Bachelors degree in related field including 15 semester hours of instruction in Social Services related instruction. One year experience in counseling or related field, and a valid driver's license required. Full time benefits, base pay is $30,000.00 Residential Advisor, Substitute- Supplement your income by becoming an on-call Residential Advisors to monitor the dorms, ensuring a safe living environment, assisting students in maintaining cleanliness of the dorms, must be flexible to work evening or graveyard shifts on an oncall basis, minimum high school diploma, one year experience working with youth. Position pays $10.50 an hour. View Job Description and Apply online at: Applications will only be accepted online Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F, D/V

Family Resource & Referral seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals to work in our After School Program. 16 hours weekly. Must be at least 18 years old. Previous experience is preferred but not required. Please apply at 118 E. 4th Street or call 623-9438. EOE.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE - The Las Vegas Optic is seeking applications for a full and part time position in sales. Successful candidates must have good people skills as well as the ability to sell advertising and help business grow, Experience isn't a requirement but a plus in consideration. Resumes should be mailed to the attention of Vincent Chavez, Optic advertising manager, PO BOX 2670, Las Vegas, NM 87701, or email to vchavez@


105. Childcare NEED CHILD care? Find the widest range of available childcare for your children and their needs. 1-800691-9067 or www.newmexic You may also call us; Family Resource & Referral 6229000 and we can help you navigate the system.

LANDMEN WANTED: Experienced Landmen needed to work in Southeast New Mexico Contact: Tom Gibson at (405) 642-4059 or send Resume to:

STATE CERTIFIED avail. days & evenings 11yrs exp. private pay & state pay 626-1093

135. Ceramic Tile

DRIVERS Come join our team! Coastal Transport is seeking Drivers with Class (A) CDL. Must be 23 yrs old (X) Endorsement with 1 yr experience, excellent pay, home everyday! Paid Vacation, saftey bonus, company paid life inc. We provide state of the art training program. $2000 sign on bonus. For more information call 1-877-2977300 or 575-748-8808 between 8am & 4pm, Monday-Friday. NEEDING PERSON to help clean offices. Evening work average 45 hrs per two weeks. Starting at $7.50 per hour. Must complete background & drug testing. Fax application to 575623-6243


laminate, stone, wood, ceramic, Call 317-7015

140. Cleaning JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252

HOUSE/OFFICE Cleaning low prices. Excellent work call anytime. 575-973-2649 575-973-3592 .SUNSHINE WINDOW Service. We do Windows Brite. Free estimates. Commercial and residential. 575-626-5458 or 575-626-5153.

ALLSTATE SECURITY Services LLC, is currently accepting applications for temporary full time & part time as needed hours n Roswell and surrounding areas. Go to and fill in the contact form. Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen.

Christian lady cleans houses, window, errands, & elderly care 575-208-8368

185. Electrical ALLIANCE ELECTRIC Any size electrical job. Lic#367386. 575-840-7937


---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Publish March 31, April 7, 14, 2011 NOTICE is hereby given that on February 9, 2011, Bill Fenn, 217 Red Bridge Road, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, filed application No. 01748-A, with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to change point of diversion, and place of use of surface water in the Roswell Underground Water Basin in the State of New Mexico. The applicant seeks to sever the diversion of 6.0 acre-feet per annum (4.2 acre-feet per annum, consumptive irrigation requirement) of the surface waters of the South Berrendo Creek, a tributary to the Hondo River, at a point in the NW1/4SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4 of Section 25 in Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M., by ceasing the irrigation of 2.0 acres of land described below SUBDIVISION Pt. W1/2SE1/4




ACRES up to 2.0

The applicant proposes to commence the diversion of said 6.0 acre-feet per annum (4.2 acre-feet per annum, consumptive irrigation requirement) of the surface waters of Hondo River, at a point in the NW1/4NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4 of Section 36 Township 10 South Range 24 East, N.M.P.M. for the irrigation of up to 2.0 acres of land described below: SUBDIVISION Pt. SE1/4SW1/4SW1/4 Pt. SW1/4SE1/4SW1/4 Pt. NE1/4NW1/4NW1/4 Pt. NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4

SECTION 25 25 36 36

TOWNSHIP 10 S. 10 S. 10S. 10S

RANGE 24 E.) 24 E.) 24E.) 24E.)


up to 2.0

The application is made to Change Point of Diversion and Place of Use due to removal of Salt Cedar along the banks of the Rio Hondo at the move-to location and the planting of a crop of Bermuda grass to stabilize said banks. Emergency Authorization has been requested under Section 72-12-24 to avoid erosion and maintain structural stability during spring run-off. The move-from and move-to points of diversion and places of use are located east, of the City of Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico approximately 1/4 mile east of the Red Bridge Road overpass of the Rio Hondo. Any person or other entity shall have standing to file an objection or protest if they object that the granting of the application will: (1)

Be detrimental to the objector's water right; or


Be contrary to the conservation of water within the state or detrimental to the public welfare of the state, provided that the objector shows how they will be substantially and specifically affected by the granting of the application. A valid objection or protest shall set forth the grounds for asserting standing and shall be legible, signed, and include the complete mailing address of the objector. An objection or protest must be filed with the State Engineer not later than 10 calendar days after the date of the last publication of this notice. An objection or protest may be mailed to the Office of the State Engineer, 1900 West Second, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, or faxed to 575-623-8559 provided the original is handdelivered or postmarked within 24 hours after transmission of the fax. The State Engineer will take the application up for consideration in the most appropriate and timely manner practical.

B8 Thursday, April 7, 2011 185. Electrical BIG HORN Electric Professional work, affordable price. 575-317-8345 NM Lic#367662.

200. Fencing Fence Restoration, new installs, fast quote, lic#367947. BBB Member. 575840-8395 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991

230. General Repair

HANDY MAN plumbing roofing, carpentry and most other forms of construction. Free est. Jay 575-317-6215

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

285. Miscellaneous Services

Roswell Lawn Service mow trim pruning & general cleanup rototill 420-3278

T-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION Inc. Handyman for a day. Call John for all your misc. repairs. 317-1477

WEEKEND WARRIOR Lawn Service mowing, property cleanup, residential rain gutter cleaning, and much more 575-626-6121

THE NEW MEXICO SEED LOAN PROGRAM is available to small businesses owned by individuals with diabilities and provides low interest loans for the purchase of equipment and related supplies needed to expand or start a business. Contact the New Mexico Seed Loan Program at 1-800-8662253 or for more information. A low interest loan program of DVR State of New Mexico.

Greenscapes Sprinkler Systems Lawn mowing, field mowing, gravel, sodhydro seed, pruning, tilling, For dependable & reliable service call 622-2633 or 910-0150.

HARRIS HOME Improvements. All your remodeling and repair needs. 20yrs exp. (575)627-6869

220. Furniture Repair REPAIR & Refinish furniture & build furniture. Southwest Woods. 1727 SE Main. 623-0729 or 626-8466 Hrs 7-3pm. Call before you come in case he’s out running errands. www.southwestwoods

225. General Construction

Discount maintenance Ktchn, Bthrm, Flring specialist & all phases of Gen. repair. Ref. avail. 3177015

KEEP IT Clean Lawn care, tree service and etc... 623-1578, 910-2033

235. Hauling

SPRINKLER SYSTEM installation and maintenance. Licensed free est. 575420-1615. Yard work, odd jobs/flexilble prices 575-347-5648 or 626-0518

PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm equip. 3470142/317-7738

269. Excavating

Carpentry, Drywall, Painting, doors, windows, tile work. Lic., Insured, Bonded. 914-7002 Dean CALL B&B Enterprises for all your remodeling and construction needs. Local contractor with over 20 years experience. Licensed & Bonded 317-3366 TEE TIME Construction Commercial/Residential Construction - Spray foam insulation, framing, cement, roofing, drywalln painting, New Construction of Homes, Additions, Remodeling, and Metal Buildings. Licensed & Bonded. Call 575-626-9686 Handyman Construction painting, dry wall, tile carpentry, etc. 575-2088368


ORTEGA’S LAWN Mowing, rototilling, pressure washing, trash hauling, sprinkler repairs, etc! Call James 575-4448555, Connie 575-444-8519 Free Estimates

Need Work Done? Dilello Construction Backhoe/concrete & more 575-937-0823

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork


Enchantment Landscaping

Professional lawn care, tree/hedge trimming sprinkler repair & much more 914-0260

MOLINAS YARD SVCS Let your yard reflect your personality with help from experienced hands. Call for free estimates for lawn mowing, tree pruning. 4200260 or 420-5517

Yard Srvc. odd jobs gen. yard work weeding, mowing etc. 910-2486/420-3837

305. Computers

310. Painting/ Decorating

Quality Painting! Interior, Exterior at prices you can afford. Mike 910-7012


NE 4 br, office or 5th br, 2 living areas. Over 2400 sq. ft, new roof, ref air, walk to Del Norte Elem. & Goddard High 2715 N Orchard. 575-420-3606 for appt.

Need A Roof? Call R & R Construction 18 years in Roswell. 622-0072

HOUSE NEAR Darby Rd. East side. 2800 sq. ft. 3br, 2bt. In ground pool 3 acres $187k appraisal Asking $175k 575-420-5473 for showing.

Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 6222552.

NWR-CUSTOM Country 4/2/2 on 1 acre. 2333 sq. ft. +27x16 Morgan storage. $255k owner/agent call 575-317-6498

RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

303 S Balsam 3 br 1 3/4 ba 1260 sf, lots of updates & potential great views from your front porch swing. $82k 575-626-5752

T-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION Inc. Call John 317-1477

395. Stucco Plastering

4Bd, 1 Ba, new paint, carpet, doors,fncd yrd, $59,500, M-Th 624-1331 BY OWNER: 3-bedroom 2 bath brick home; Del Norte schools; quiet cul-de-sac location; low maint. yard; $180k or best offer; no Realtor calls please. Phone 623-8779 for appointment.

400. Tax Service

ANAYA GRC & Tax Services. The tax deadline is approaching. 508 W. 2nd. 6231513 Our prices are the best in town.

PAINTER 25+ yr. exp. Intr/extr/wood repair. Ref. avail. 317-7015

BEAUTIFUL NORTH Senior Park. 2bd, 2ba Cameo new roof, siding, paint, awnings & air, many amenities. A must see & priced to sell!! 317-6870 #057

405. TractorWork

312. Patio Covers

LANGFORD TRACTOR work. Septic tanks installed/inspected. Blade work and backhoe work. Gravel, topsoil. 623-1407.

M.G. HORIZONS Patio covers, concrete, decks & awnings Lic. 623-1991.

RWC Bobcat and Dump Works. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397.

410. Tree Service

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 626-4153.


490. Homes For Sale

350. Roofing

A&J Painting new homes, newly remodeled homes. Custom painting. Int./Ext. Free Est. affordable prices 25yr guaranteed. Licensed & Bonded.Adrian 317-4324

NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 6234185 SUPERIOR SERVICES parking lot, landscaping, tree, service 20 yrs experience. 575-420-1873

MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY in Alto, NM. Close in to all Ruidoso activities. Completely furnished. Excellent neighborhood. Ideal summer home, or for winter sports. 1br converted from 2, king-size bed, 2 full baths, 1126 sqft, patio deck, metal roof, 0.47 satellite service, all appliances included. Basement contains heater, water heater, water softener & storage. Full-service RV connections. Call 575-6223619 or 575-420-4779 (cell). For pictures see MLS#1473998. 3/2/1, 810 Trailing Heart, $125k, 928-274-6618.

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

Allen’s Tree Srvc. The oldest tree service in Roswell. Million $ ins. 6261835

435. Welding

6 PLUS acres in Buena Vida subdivision w/electricity, in phase 1 w/beautiful view. Possible owner financing. 6269686

FARM & Ranch portable welding, 20 yrs exp. Cliff (575) 626-9803

5 ACRES, $25K as is, septic system, 3809 Zinnia, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

Hector (575) 910-8397

440. Window Repair Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc. Now hiring servers Best compensation in town Apply in person Monday-Friday 2-5pm Applications accepted at any time during business hours. Must be alcohol server certified 1113 N. Main St. No phone calls please. Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc. is an EOE.

AQUARIUS GLASS For Less. Screens, Patio & Shower Drs., Table Tops & Mirrors. 623-3738. T-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION Inc. Call John 317-1477


485. Business Opportunities

LENDER SALE. 40 Acres $39,900. Spellbinding views of snow capped mountains! Adjacent to National Forest. Maintained all weather roads w/electric. Close to Ruidoso. Financing available. Call NMRS 888676-6979. RUIDOSO, NM AREA – 3 acres w/city water and city maintained roads near small fishing pond and golf course. Only $17,900. Financing avail. Call NMRS 1-866-906-2857.


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Andrews, Smith, Lowery & Co., LLC 2724 Wilshire Boulevard • 622-5200


Roswell Ford-Lincoln-Mercury 821 N. Main • 623-3673


Pioneer Bank 3000 N. Main • 306 N. Pennsylvania • 300 S. Sunset 3301 N. Main • 2 St. Mary’s Place 624-5200 • 627-4400

Wells Fargo Bank


Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory 910 S. Main St. • 575-622-1121


Taylor & Taylor Realtors, Ltd. 400 W. 2nd St. • 622-1490 Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors 501 N. Main • 622-0875 Ruth E. Wise 614 N. Main • 575-317-1605 • 575-625-6935

WELL ESTABLISHED Laundromat for sale $39k for business $79k for business plus bldg. 420-5473

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Restaurant bldg, $275K cash/trade for Ruidoso prprty, MTh 624-1331 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 40 ft x 100 ft, (4,000 sq/ft), 16 ft sidewall, red metal building, 2 each 20’ wide bay doors, 1 walk door on 150 ft x 150 ft, 8’ chain link fenced lot, 25’ sliding gate. Available immediately. 1706 S. Grand Ave. $105,000 cash. Call 622-1155.

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

SETUP IN nice adult Park North Roswell. Like new 2004 Fleetwood 16x60 two bedroom two bath with all appliances plus some furniture. Neat, clean, ready to live in. Call 575-6220035. D01090. WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & double wides. 575-622-0035 D01090.

520. Lots for Sale

OWNER FINANCING for a limited time. Ready to build 5 acre lots w/ great views & good covenants. Located 9 miles West of Roswell @ the Club House Banquet Facility. Free land maps and at entrance. 575-623-1800. Mobile Home Lot size 60x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. We Take Visa and Mastercard! 420-1352. COURT ORDERED Sale! 2704 S. Lea, asking 7k, 5 acres - 30 Townsend Tr. Lot 9, Cielo Vista Subdivision, has well, electric, great view of city, $60K. Call Jim 910-7969. PREMIUM 5 Acre tracts, Owner will finance with 10% down, New Construction only (no mobile homes), , Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd. between Country Club & Berrendo Rd. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 6266791, 626-4337


535. Apartments Furnished 1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 6241331

540. Apartments Unfurnished VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. Town Plaza Apartments Utilities paid - Gas and Electric. New Owners, friendly new managers. New Remodeled EXTRA LARGE 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. Each 2 & 3 bedroom is multi level, upstairs/downstairs w/ large closets, stove & refrigerator, private patios, and private parking. Complex has a pool, laundry room, and a quiet garden setting environment. Friendly managers on-site. Seniors 55yrs plus, law enforcement & military will receive discount. No HUD. Good credit? Pay less rent! 575-623-2735. 2nd year, 1 free month rent

All Bills Paid 1 br $500 2 br $600, 3 br $700 mo., ref air, new carpet, new paint/tile. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHAN TED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. EFFICIENCY 2 BR, downtown, clean, water paid. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD Call 623-8377 EFFICIENCY 1 br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 624-1331 ALL BILLS paid, no pets, 1 person/couple, no kids. no drinking 575-318-5586 EFFICIENCY Bills paid. Call 317-1212 or 622-9011

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished FLETC Homes for rent. Long & short term rentals. 5 minutes from FLETC. Brand new & beautiful! Visit our website: or Call 420-0519 or 910-7670 NOW AVAILABLE 2/2/1 CAR GARAGE. Fullyfurnished, all electric, newer duplex with all amenities. Xeriscape landscaping, fenced backyard, quiet, near shopping + schools. For showing call Eliot. 575-5780617 NEED A furnished home at a reasonable rental rate? Drive by 2604 Gaye Dr. Approx. 3,000 sqft, unique home. Call Sherlea Taylor, 575-420-1978 or 575-6242219 for details.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262

Alex Pankey 501 N. Main • 1-800-806-7653 • 626-5006 • 622-0875 Kimble Hibbard 501 N. Main • 622-0875 • 420-1194

500. Businesses for Sale

2 adjacent 5 acres lots on Chisum Rd in East Grand Plains $29,950 ea. 575623-8696 leave mesg.


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Residential & Commercial remodeling, and additions Licensed & Bonded 6242027, 317-7674 Senior Discounts

345. Remodeling



TIME TO PAINT? Quality interior and exterior painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.

PLUMAIR, REASONABLE repairs. Plumbing, heating, cooling, new construction, heatpumps. NM Lic. 27043. Call 317-4147 or 623-0770.

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ALL CASH!!! Do you earn $800 in a day? Local Candy Route!. 25 machines and Candy $9995. Call Now! 877-915-8222 All Major Credit Cards Accepted!

RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)9108397

330. Plumbing

• Ads posted online at no extra cost

REASONABLE REMODELING Contractor Specializing on kitchen & bathrooms. New Additions & Roofing. NM Lic. 27043. 317-4147.

Painting home maintenance interior, exterior local references. Ron 637-0434

DOG GROOMER accepting new clients 1301 E. 2nd 575-4951958

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485. Business Opportunities

316. Pet Services


345. Remodeling

PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER services at affordable prices. Call (575)3179930. Desert Plains PC RepairTop of the line service with affordable prices. Years of experience with hardware and software. Computer lessons & house calls avail. 575-420-5517

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Skilled Construction Workers

Understanding of concrete masonry, including but not limited to form setting, rebar placement & tying, concrete placing and finishing. Must be able to read, write, speak, and comprehend English. Must be able to perform physical labor. Hiring will be stipulated upon completion and passing multiple written examinations. Must be a US Citizen. Please apply: Southwest Concrete Construction, Inc. 2408 Parkland Ave. 575-746-9074 Artesia, NM Email:


Roswell Daily Record 550. Houses for RentUnfurnished Remld. 4br $615, + $300, 1br bills pd $600. 703-0420 Santiago 202-4702 will sell 305 S. Evergreen, 2br/1ba, covered carport, appliances, shed, fenced backyard, pets w/fee, no HUD/smoking, $750/month, $500 deposit, avail. April 1. 575-405-0163, 2501, 03, 05 S. Lea, 3br 2ba, new construction, no smokers/pets, $1100 plus $500 dep. 575-317-4050 2&3 Bd, 1&2 Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 624-1331 GODDARD AREA, nice 2br, appliances w/d hookup. No pets/Hud. 910-9357 LARGE HOUSE NE location 3 br, 3 ba. 2 car garage, many extras, 1yr lease, $1250 mo. $800 dep. 420-4535 2br duplex, 2 bath, double car garage, only 1 year old, convenient location, quiet street, 3004 Alhambra, $1000 mo, 622-0974, 6221430 1BR, 1BA, W/D, ref., stove included, 206 W. Alameda, $475/$300dep. 910-7969. 2BR, 1BA, $550 mo, $350 dep, 606A S. Wyoming. Call Julie 505-220-0617 LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at! EN DEXTER 2 recamaras un bano $500 por mes deposito $350. 910-0644 3 BD/1 ba. 91 Lighthall., ref air, RIAC $650 mo., $650 dep. 627-9942. 2 BR, 1 BA, $500, central heat and air, $400 deposit, carport, 1210 N. Kansas, No HUD 317-4307 ENCHANTED HILLS nice 3 br 1 3/4 bath new ceramic tile floors/carpet $1000 mo. $1000 dep. 575-937-1183 or 622-4722

580. Office or Business Places OFFICE SPACE for Rent. Prime downtown area, 2,061 sq.ft. Please call 622-8711. EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITE for lease: Newly decorated, private rest room, covered parking at 1210 North Main. Contact David McGee, Owner / Broker 622-2401 INDIVIDUAL OFFICES for rent. Includes furniture, utilities and janitorial. $125 mo. Call EXIT Realty 6236200 or Dan Coleman 8408630 3000 sqft office space available,14 private offices 2 restrooms, 1 conference room, break room former doctors office. 2110 S. Main, $2500 mo. 626-7488 or 420-1352 BARBER SHOP for sale. 910-7552 or 623-5255. Business & Building. FOR LEASE - Space in Sunwest Centre aka the Bank of America Building. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 623-1652 or mobile 4202546.

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

Riding mower $650, 42” cut 22 HP, top cond., call M-Th 8am4pm 624-1331

2 WINDOW refrig. air units only used 3 months. 575-631-1293

Power wheelchair, walker, commode chair, hospital bed, Lift chair622-7638

THE TREASURE Chest, 1204 W. Hobbs. New inventory; stove, refridge, dressers, American pickers welcome, 914-1855.

REACH OVER 500,000 READERS in more than 30 newspapers across the state for one low price. Contact your local newspaper’s classified department or visit for details. WHITE GE profile 30” double oven, good as new. 420-9084 GET READY for Summer 1997 Ford F250 Power Stroke Diesel 4x4, crew cab, short bed pickup, power everything, $8000, set up w/5th wheel towing included. Also 2000-27ft Fleetwood Prowler RV, 5th wheel, 1 extension, fully self contained, refrigerated air cond., $8000. Buy both SAVE $1000, both for $15,000. Call (575)6237036 daytime. REPAIRING AND buying riding lawn mowers. 9108166 Refrigerator 3 door, clean, works great, $300, large wheelchair $150 622-7638

608. Jewelry

TOP DOLLAR for unwanted & broken gold and silver jewelry. 578-0805.

615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

RECORD LOVER looking to buy Pre-1980’s records, preferably 45’s. 317-7908 PAY CASH all day long for household items. Top prices paid for furniture, antiques, appliances, collectibles, tools, saddles, plus everything else from A to Z, including personal estates. 627-2033 or 6236608

OFFICES, NORTH location, level entry, 1,560 sqft. level entry, $1,050 per month. Newly painted and tile flooring added. Can be divided. Call 420-2100.

5' X 8', Raven White Camper Shell $300.00 OBO, good condition, call 626-3609 or 626-3608

3106 N. Main $1200 mo. $1200 dep. 627-9942

2 ELECTIC stoves & a microwave, used stove for $200, new stove for $600, microwave for $150. 9106711

650. Washers & Dryers

Yard-man riding mower Internal bagging system 28” cut, 9 hp $550 626-4531

KENMORE ELITE HE3T front load washer and dryer w/pedestals, $950 obo. 575208-0123


605. Miscellaneous for Sale NEED FURNITURE? Shop Blair’s Trading Post for the best prices in town for your household items. We buy & sell furniture, appliances, home decor, collectibles, electronics, saddles, jewelry, tools, fishing & camping items, movies plus everything else from A-Z. Including many hard to find items. Serving Roswell for 40 years. Open daily 9-5. Accept Visa & MC. 5611 Hummingbird Ln. 627-2033

WANT NMMI Sabre ribbons, brass, hats, misc. memorabilia. 505-866-6622 EARLY AMERICAN table & 6 chairs $350, bench extra $50, very good. Call Wanda 625-9572.

2 HOUSES Ready to move in; 3br, 1 3/4 ba, South of Roswell, $750 mo, $750 dep. 575-914-0549

WANTING OLDER well maintained travel trailer, bumper hitch, needs to have shower, heat & a/c. 575-760-1980, 760-5272

665. Musical Merchandise FOR SALE Kimball Piano w/bench, $800. 623-5961

715. Hay and Feed Sale Alfalfa Hay- sm. bales, oat hay & sudan all grades $4.50-$9.00 per bale. Big bales $90-$140 ea. Firewood. 8:00-5:30 MonSat.1:00-5:00 Sun. Graves Farm & Garden 622-1889 Credit Cards Accepted

745. Pets for Sale

FREE CATS! Older cats, some spayed, neutered, shy now but will be friendly, all need good homes. 626-4708.

3BR 1ba 1 car garage 210 E. Ballard, no Hud/pets $500 dep. $675 mo. 420-9072

745. Pets for Sale

770. Boats and Accessories

YORKIES 2 f 2yrs old 1 m 3 yrs old reg. ea. w/it’s own personality. Male is calm & gentle but not fond of men. Female loves to play fetch & tug of war. Must sale due to health reasons 208-0123 after 6pm

15FT FIBERGLASS Runabout. 75 HP very nice. Lake ready see at 1001 N. Kentucky

HUSKY PUPS 3 left $100 ea. serious inquiries & good home only 752-3010.

2007 YAMAHA V Star 1300 Touristor Cruiser 5400 miles garage kept never dropped $7950 OBO. 623-0667

PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 AKC LABRADOR Retriever Puppies, 6 wks old, 1st shots, dew claws removed, $200. 910-3612 MINIATURE Dachshunds, males, 8 wks old. piebaled 637-9738 PAPILLON PUPPIES, males & females, 7 wks old. 637-9738 MULTIPOO FEMALE house broken, very small call 637-9738 FOR SALE Small adorable Pomeranian puppies, wormed. 575-420-2164 3 CATS; 2.5yrs old-girl, 1.5yrs old-girl, 1yr old-boy, $100 each. 575-578-1855 WANTED TO buy Weimaraner or yellow Lab puppies. 317-7908 ADORABLE SHIH Tzu puppies $350. Hurry for your choice. 575-622-6129 AKC BULLMASTIFF puppies for sale, $400. 575-365-2982 or 575-5133187

403 N. Elm, remodeled, 3br, 2ba, 2 living areas, stove, refrig., w/d hookups, heat pump, no pets, $950 mo, $600 dep. 637-8234 2 BDRM, 1 bath, $450 mo., $450 dep., No HUD. Call or text after 5pm 317-6159 EXCELLENT REMODELED 2br, 1ba house, near Cahoon Park. Trees & park-like setting. 204 N. Kansas. Hardwoods, tile. $950/mo, while garage is shared w/owner. 6266286 3107 RADCLIFF, 3br, 1.5ba, w/d, newly remodeled kitchen, includes dish washer, $725 plus deposit, no smoking or HUD. Call 317-1672 or 622-4077 3br, 2 ba, hardwood floors fenced, large workroom detached 1 car garage. $700 mo., $700 dep. 1613 W. Walnut. 626-0935. 3BEDROOM / 2BATH 1730 N. Delaware Ave, $600/mo $600/dep. Call 575-420-6396. 2br, 1ba, wtr pd, no HUD, 1007 1/2 S. Lea, $550/$300 dep. 637-2818 3202 S. Sunset, 4br/2ba, appliances, fenced backyard, no smokers/HUD, pets w/fee, $1000 mo., $500 dep. 575-405-0163, email

569. Mobile Home Spaces/Lots EASY LIVING community - 1337 McCall Loop, Roswell. Long term RV’s welcome. 624-2436 PRIVATE LOT near Home Depot, 50’x140’, 2405 N. Cole between 23rd & Country Club, 575-6260934.

570. Mobile Home Courts

SOUTH FORK. A 55 & above community w/large quiet and attractive lots for people that care. 624-1742 500 W Brasher Rd.

SHOOTERS HearingProtection will have a booth at the Silver Spur Gun Show April 9 & 10 Carlsbad Exhibit Center E.A.R. Inc Authorized Provider. 10% off purchase with this ad LOST-**REWARD** 22 Revolver handgun on Wednesday, 3/30/11, either at Bitter Lake or Westlake Hardware Store. **REWARD** 575-208-9052 OR 575-6248980.

**GUN SHOW** CARLSBAD - Exh Ctr APR 9 & 10 fmi-806-253-1322


AUDIT COORDINATOR The Audit Coordinator will be responsible for communications with various State and Federal entities concerning royalty and tax audits. • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance preferred; CPA a plus • 5+ years of oil and gas industry revenue experience • Knowledgeable about the MMS and State regulations (allowable deductions) • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment • Detail-oriented, strong organizational and analytical skills • Must communicate effectively with internal & external parties • Highly motivated and team-oriented individual • AS400 experience preferred, proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Excel, proficient in data queries, as well as possess the aptitude to effectively learn company-specific accounting systems • Flexible to work longer hours during peak periods STATE TAX & ROYALTY ANALYST The State Tax & Royalty Analyst will be responsible for the compliance of regulatory reporting for WY, UT, CO and TX for Yates Petroleum Corporation and Trail Mountain, Inc. • Some accounting background preferred • Ability to work with deadlines • Detail-oriented, strong organizational and analytical skills • Highly motivated and team-oriented individual • AS400 experience preferred, proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Excel

Excellent benefits package including: 401(k), Medical & Dental Insurance, Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance, AD&D, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, AFLAC, Cafeteria Plan, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Please submit application & resume to:

Yates Petroleum Corporation P.O. Box 97 Artesia, NM 88211-0097

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

98 HONDA Accord 5 speed Runs good $3900 317-4373 Call/text for pics

1999 HITCHHIKER II 28.5 RK 5th whl 16’ slideout loaded very low usage like new Nada suggested average retail $15,250 price $13,950. 575-734-5950

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

NICE DOVETAIL car trailer w/electric wench $1800. 626-7488

ATV HONDA, 2005 Four Trax Recon ES, TRX250, yellow, 550 miles, $3500 OBO. Cheri 575-622-1127 x 11.

1999 MERCEDES-BENZ M-Class, 320 MI., Sport Utility, 4 Door, Automatic, leather interior, sun roof, silver exterior, gray interior, excellent condition with many extras, must see to appreciate, 152,000 miles, $6700, to see call 575-6259500 or after hours/weekends call 575317-3092

HONDA CR-500, 1986, good cond. $1,200 OBO. 622-1127x11.

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. Your dealer of choice. Sales, parts, service, consignments, purchases, propane, dump station. 2900 West Second. 6221751, 1-800-929 0046

TRAILER FOR two 2005 Keystone light weight 2200 lbs fully self contained $7500. Call 623-6105

‘90 CADILLAC Eldorado, silver paint/leather.$3500. 317-3529. 600 N. Main CLASSIC AUTO, 410 S. Main, 623-9772. ‘07 Honda Accord, V6, low miles, $15,995; ‘06 Hyundiai Tucson, $9500; ‘05 Chev Avalanche LT, high miles, $13,995; ‘05 GMC Yukon SLT, high miles, $11,995; ‘02 Chev Trailblazer LT, 4x4, $9500; ‘02 Chev Blazier, 4x4, $4995. ‘04 BLACK Mustang, only 50k miles, $7500 obo. 600 N. Main, 317-3529

2004 DODGE Stratus, 61k mi beautiful car in excellent cond., $5650, 420-1352

2003 KAWASAKI Z1000 17k mi. very good condition. $3000 626-4944


790. Autos for Sale

2007 ROCKWOOD Freedom pop-up camper, $6700. 575631-5794

ATV HONDA, 2003 Four Trax Rancher ES, TRX350, red, 200 miles, $3750 OBO. Cheri 575-622-1127 x 11.

2004 TOYOTA Scion XB, great gas mileage, $6900 obo. 623-2081

2001 TOYOTA Celica, 4 cyl. auto, new paint/tires. 125k miles, 1 owner, great condition! $4800 Call 575914-4710 after 5pm

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

1996 FORD Ecoline Van for sale. $4500, very good condition. 910-7552 or 623-5255

‘04 SUBURBAN, 62k, loaded, 5.3, $14,700. 6242961 or 626-6942 ‘88 SILVERADO, Reg Cab, auto, 5.7 Propane, $2800 obo. 624-2961 or 626-6942

CLASSIC 1975 Lincoln Continental V8, 2dr Coupe, runs excellent. 347-0260 ‘06 SATURN ION 4 door, auto, air, 4 cycl, great MPG, $3800. 624-2961 or 6266942

796. SUVS 06 TOYOTA 4 runner SR5, silver, low miles well below KBB $19,900. 317-4626


765. Guns & Ammunition

REVENUE ACCOUNTING MANAGER The Revenue Accounting Manager will be responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the recording of the company’s oil, gas and liquids revenue, required regulatory reports/forms and the proper distribution of revenue to interest owners. Such recording, reporting and distribution shall be timely and accurately made in accordance with GAAP and regulatory agency rules and regulations. • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of oil and gas revenue experience with at least 3 to 5 years in a supervisory/manager role • Extensive knowledge of regulatory agency oil and gas statues, regulations and reporting requirements (emphasis on New Mexico, Wyoming and MMS Agency Reporting) • Knowledge of professional accounting principles, theories, concepts and terms • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word • Sarbanes-Oxley experience • CPA or CPA candidate preferred . REVENUE ACCOUNTANT The Revenue Accountant will be responsible for the overall revenue accounting associated with operated and non-operated properties, the monthly revenue closing process, and for the disbursement of revenue to joint/royalty owners. • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business • Minimum of 5+ years of oil and gas revenue experience • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment • Detail-oriented, strong organizational and analytical skills • Must communicate effectively with internal and external parties • Highly motivated and team-oriented individual • AS400 experience preferred • Possess the aptitude to effectively learn company-specific accounting systems • Flexible to work overtime during peak periods • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

Visit to download an application.

775. Motorcycles & Scooters


3BR, 1BA, $500 dep, $850 mo, no pets inside. 6260286 or 578-1416 CLEAN 2BDRM 1 bath, garage, appliances & yard. $650+ dep. 6 mon. lease. No HUD. Avail. 5/1/11. Taking apps 626-2156

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Announcements Special Notice Card of Thanks Personals/Special Transportation Lost & Found


030 Education 035 Music – Dance/Drama 040 Instructions Wanted 045 050 055 060


Employment Opportunities Salesperson/Agents Employment Agencies Jobs Wanted – M & F


070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 185 Electrical 190 Engraving 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood – Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Waterwell 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 315 Pest Control 316 Pets 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service 420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 435 Welding

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Window Repair Window Cleaning Wrought Iron Services Wanted

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Money: Loan/Borrow Credit Cards Insurance Co. Oil, Mineral, Water, Land Lease/Sale Investment: Stocks/Sale Mortgages for Sale Mortgages Wanted Business Opportunities

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Real Estate

490 Homes for Sale 495 Acreage/Farm/Ranch 500 Business for Sale 505 Commercial Business Property 510 Resort Out of Town Property 515 Mobile Homes/Sale 520 Lots for Sale 525 Building Transfer 530 Real Estate Wanted


535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 555 Mobile Homes – Rental 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Rentals 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage – Rent 595 Miscellaneous for Rent 600 Want to Rent


605 Miscellaneous for Sale 610 Garage Sales, Individuals 611 Garage Sales, Businesses 615 Coins/Gold/Silver 620 Want to Buy – Miscellaneous 625 Antiques 630 Auction Sales 635 Good Things to Eat 640 Household Goods 645 Sewing Machines 650 Washers & Dryers 652 Computers 655 TV’s & Radios 660 Stereos 665 Musical Merchandise 670 Industrial Equipment 675 Camera/Photography 680 Heating Equipment 685 Air Conditioning Equipment 690 Business/Office Equipment 695 Machinery 700 Building Materials 705 Lawn/Garden/Fertilizer 710 Plants/Flowers 715 Hay & Feed Sale 720 Livestock & Supplies 721 Boarding Stables 725 Livestock Wanted 730 Poultry & Supplies 735 Poultry Wanted 740 Show Fowl 745 Pets for Sale


750 Sports Equipment 755 Bicycles for Sale 760 Hunting & Camping Equipment 765 Guns & Ammunition 770 Boats & Accessories 775 Motorcycles 780 RV’s/Campers 785 Trailers Wanted


790 Automobiles for Sale 795 Trucks & Vans 796 SUV’s 800 Classic Automobiles 805 Imported Automobiles 810 Auto Parts & Accessories 815 Wanted – Autos

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