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The Fort Apache scout. [volume] (Whiteriver, Ariz.) 1962-current, June 06, 1962, Image 4

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HOUSING PROGRESS AI Hawley, Agency Superintendent, watches construction on
"Self-Help" Housing started last month. Completion of first 8 homes scheduled by Jan*3o.
Iron Ore
Study to
Continue
CHETISKI The Colorado
Fuel and Iron Corporation’s ex
ploratory study of iron ore de
posits in a 36-square mile area
surrounding the Chetiski Dis
trict will continue i twas an
nounced this week.
Tribal Attorney, Barry
De Rose, reported the company
has been maintaining the explor
atory operation for the past
year.
The company’s contract with
the tribe permits them to explore
the mineral deposits in the area
in the Southwest part of the re
servation with an option to lease
for a 10-year period.
An additional option to lease
that period is granted the
so long as mining
(Sperations are continued,
De Rose said.
The initial lease between the
company and the tribe must be
signed by August Ist, De Rose
declared.
Poachers
Fined
WHITERIVER Fines to
taling $479 have been levied a
gainst two Overgaard men foi
fishing without a valid Fort
Apache Reservation Permit,
without a valid Arizona State
license and for shooting wild
turkey out of season.
Charles Thomas and Charles
Mullins received the fines in
Springerville Justice Court
where they reportedly pleaded
guilty to the charges.
The two men were appre
hended by state game rangers
on May 14 on the Black River
near Maverick. The rangers
came upon the men’s camp
where they were roasting the
newly killed turkey.
The illegally caught fish were
located at the camp site. Tribal
officials reported the men will
be requested to appear at the
next meeting of the tribal coun
cil to show cause why their Re
servation permits should not be
permanently revoked.
Trout Planting Completed
On 7 Reservation Lakes
WHITERIVER— The plant
ing of more than 62,000 rainbow
trout on seven reservation lakes
has been completed by officials
of the Bureau of Sport Fisheries
and Wildlife.
Jim Sparks, manager o f
the White Mountain Recrea
tional Enterprizes, reported the
trout were planted over a five
day period early last month and
range in size from 3 to 8 inches.
Lakes planted included:
Hawley Lake, Drift Fence,
Hurricane Lake, Snake Creek
Tank, Gooseberry Tank, Sheep
Cieniga and Little Bog Tank.
THE FORT APACHE SCOUT
Official Publication of the
White Mountain Apache Tribe
Published Monthly Annual Subscription SI.OO
Single Issue $ 10
Mill
Whistle
Donated
WHITERIVER When the
new tribal sawmill is completed
this fall, workers will be able to
know exactly when to start and
stop work thanks to the AT &
SF Railro^^^^^^^^
Railroad officials recently do
nated a steam whistle from one
of their old locomotives for use
in the mill.
The whistle can be heard for
miles around and is expected to
be installed in time for the open
ing toot.
Council members at their last
meetinq authorized tribal attor
ney, Barrv De Rose, to send a
letter of thanks to the railroad
for their generosity.
The Apache Scout
Hawley Lake received the
largest re-stocking with 48,800
trout weighing a total of 1,117
pounds being planted on May 7.
The planting is part of the
cooperative fisheries manage
ment program on the Fort
Apache Reservation, Sparks
said.
Following are the number of
trout planted at the various
lakes during the program:
Hawley Lake, 48,800; Drift
Fence, 3,040; Hurricane Lake,
5,000; Snake Creek Tank,
1,500; Gooseberry Tank, 500;
Sheep Cieniga, 600 and Little
Bog Tank, 2,710.
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Apache Timber Sales
Continue To Mount
Timber sales are rolling on
the Fort Apache Reeservation.
On the Maverick Unit,
Southwest Forest Industries
completed their spring logging
on May 11 and are cutting on
the Apache National Forest for
the summer. They will be back
in Maverick in October and will
work until they get snowed out.
Fort Apache Wholesale
Lumber Company, the Tribe’s
own lumber business, is cutting
on the East Fork Big Canyon
units and will move up on Dia
mond Creek later when the
roads dry out.
“Spud” Stratton is the Con
tract logger who has a few
Apache boys in the woods as
well as a full crew at his mill.
Phil Stago is the Forestry Tech
nician looking after the scaling
and marking of these units. Jim
Gilbert, Forestry Technician, is
doing the scaling at Big Can
yon.
The E. O. Reidhead Com
pany of Show Low is logging on
Me Kay No. 2 unit where most
ly fir but some pine and spruce
is being cut. Evans Paxson and
Levi Henry, Tribal Forestry
Technicians, are scaling on this
show.
They have had a great deal
of instruction since September
and are doing a good job in that
part of the woods where Harold
Storie is the Forester in charge.
Up in the high country,
Southwest is logging the Coul
ter No. 2 unit consisting mostly
of fir and spruce. Wayne Yar
gus is the Forester.
The Limestone Unit, Chlar
son-Reidhead Logging Com
pany is winding up in a month
or two. This company was suc
cessful bidder on the new Jump-
Title Changed For
Relocation Services
WHITERIVER—The Branch
of Relocation Services has been
officially changed to Branch of
Employment Assistance, it was
announced by Clyde J. Hughes,
Agency Employment Assistance
Officer.
The new name was decided
after BIA officials determined
that Branch of Employment
Assistance more adequately de
scribed the functions of the
branch, Hughes declared.
The change resulted also in
Hughes being given the new
title of Assistance Officer in
stead of his former title of Re
location Officer.
Six tribal members have re
cently completed courses under
Wednesday June 6,1962
Off No. 1 unit. The company
mill, known as Carrizo Lumber
Company, is operated by Btuce
Reidhead and Karl Chlarson.
Jim Steiner, Forester, Paul
Amos, Sr., and Phil Cosen, For
estry Technicians, are looking
after the Tribe’s interests in the
woods and scaling at the mill
dock at Carrizo.
During the year 1961, the
tribe sold 44,176,000 board feet
of logs for $348,547. It is hoped
that close to 55 million will be
sold in 1962. The BIA deducts
10 percent for costs of marking,
scaling, and administration
while 90 percent of this income
goes to the tribe.
A new sale is getting set in
the northwest corner of the Re
servation to be called Canyon
Creek No. 1. The logging in this
| area will put in some much
needed roads for fire protection,
officials reported.
(continued from page.one)
On Saturday night, an exhibi
tion by the world-famous White
Mountain Apache Crown Dan
cers drew applause from the
large crowd gathered at the ro
deo grounds for the ancient tri
bal dances.
A new lighting system, in
stalled shortly before the even
ing entertainment at the
? rounds, highlighted the color
ul costumes of the dancers.
Rodeo contestants on both
days fought dust and danger as
they tried their skill at bull rid
ing, calf roping, and other
events.
At the close of the celebration
Sunday evening, weary tribal
members and officials agreed
the dedication of the new rodeo
grounds was a whopping suc
cess.
the Vocational Training pro
gram and are now employed on
the reservation in their particu
lar field of training, he an
nounced.
Successful graduates are:
Raymond Kane, diesel mechan
ic; Audrey Thompson, steno
grapher; Louis Quintero Fall,
clerk-typist; Vivian Ann Cosay,
clerk-typist; and Francis Ivins,
Jr. and Bruce Antonio both
welders.
Funds for new vocational
training will be available after
July Ist, Hughes declared, and
urged anyone wishing to enter
training this fall to make appli
cation immediately.

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