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Apache drum beat. (San Carlos Apache Reservation, Ariz.) 1959-19??, April 01, 1960, Image 2

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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
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
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
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.
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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.
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.

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