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COUNCIL NE S
The San Carlos Apache Tribe held their regular election for the 2 year councilmen on the 13th of April. These newly elected councilmen are elected to a 4 year term, from now on there will be no 2 year term, unless, death resignation or other thing should happen. Only 2 council were relected to the office, one from San Carlos and one from Bylas. This is the way the election came out: Bylas: Willis Titla Thomas B. Nosie Peridot: Reeves Steele Gilson Wash: Hampton Haozous 7 Mile Wash: Willie Belknap The above elected will be in the of.?i vs until April, 1964. Good luck b'< each one of them, and we would like for you that are in the various districts to stand by your representa tives. VACANCIES TO BE FILLED A nomination was held on April 22, and th4 following were nominated from their respective districts: Gilson Wash: George H. Stevens Kenneth Bread Elson Brown Bylas: Glen Bylas Calvin Kindelay Newton Pike Since the people wanted to separate the Law and °rder, and the Judicial Department from the Tribal Council, Mr. Fred Naltazan resigned from the Council with 2 years remaining unex pired, he was the Chief of Police, and a representative from the Gilson 'Wash District. Paul Anderson, a representative from the Bylas District resigned solhe could be a judge only, Bath of these men were elected to the office until the Spring of 1962 0 Our election will be held on Mon d q y May 23rd at the Tribal Council Hall for the Gilson Wash District, and the other one at the Bylas Court House. Mr. Clarence Wesley, Chairman of the San Carlos Council will be in Albuquerque on April 29 for a confer ence. He is invited to be at the Wes tern Regional Youth Conference, where Paul Anderson’s son, Ned Anderson will be also. Young Anderson was selected by the Ft. Thomas Hig’ School to parti cipate as he is an outstanding student and just recently received a national schlastic award. r ■ r ‘ 1 . of.: 1 Marvin Mull, Vice=Chairman will be in Phoenix on Friday, April 29 to attend a one day meeting. Marvin Mull will be. in Phoenix again on May 4 and 5. He will be there on an invitation from the Department of Public Instruction, State of Arizona. The meeting will be on Indian education. SAN CARLOS NEWS Death has taken away some of our beloved relatives and friends. Jasper Smith, a son of John Smith shot himself in Safford and died in the Safford Hospital, Jasper was married to Evelena Boni Smith, and how many children he had is not known. Smith waa an ex-G.1., and was buried under the full military funeral. Mr, Dennis Titla , Chief of Tribal Police was shot to death by 3 young men, two of these young men’s bail were set at - r j>2,500.00 each, while the other one was put in jail without bond until his hearing. Mr. Titla was just recently appoir. -■ ed a chief of Police, the Council felt that since he was young he could be in training under Mr. Mike Windham and learn a lot. This was the feelings that the Council had, not expecting anything to happen. Mr. Titla left 2 little boys and his wife. Mr. Joseph Hinton, a well known cat tleman from Bylas died in the Phoenix Indian Hos pital. Hr. Hinton was known by every one on the reservation, as he had served as a chief of police, he left his wife and grown children. A young married woman died of injury at the Gila General Hospital in Globe. Mrs. Louise Lang was hurt after a car in which she was a passenger turned over. Mrs. Lang was a wife ofbPaul Lang, who she left and several children. A daughter of Mr. Mrs, Stanton Nor man passed away. This little girl was about the age of 5. Her sickness was not known and lived with her parents in the 7 Mile Wash area, A fire broke out in a home and kil led 2 women, they were in a one room house and how the fire started is a question mark. One was a wife of Fred Gardner, the owner ofLthe house which was destroyed, and the other was a wife of Ed Cassa. Mrs. Gardner was around 70 years old, she left grown children behind and her husband, while Mrs. Cas sa left her husband and some grown and little children. Mr. Adam Uia died in the hospital here in San Carlo He has been in the hospital for sometime.