The past 100 years, April 1, 2019

April 1, 2019

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

April 1, 1919: Alleged Bootlegger Shot by Policeman

Albuquerque, N.M., April 1 — Fred Luna is in a serious condition as the results of a pistol wound inficted by Patrolman Chaves Saturday night. Luna was under arrest on a charge of having sold whiskey to a young man who was in an intoxicated condition at a dance.

April 1, 1969: Sherwood Culberson, a well-known Lordsburg rancher, Monday night was named Cattleman of the Year for 1969 during the annual New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association banquet.

Culberson, who became the 18th New Mexico cattleman to receive the award since 1952, was in Phoenix, Ariz., recovering from surgery during the association’s convention in Santa Fe. His son, Jim, received the award on his father’s behalf Monday evening.

April 1, 1994: Nambé Pueblo has proposed construction of a $12.4 million regional water system to serve the Pojoaque Valley.

Santa Fe County and pueblo officials confirmed Thursday that the pueblo has taken the first steps toward creating a utility that would deliver water to Indian and non-Indian residents.