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Ca-a Grande Valley
Like a Blanket
W. G. Maxwell, Colorado farmer,
who lived for. .some time in Martina,
Pima county, has had the old J. T
Blair farm in the Selma district
under lease for two years. His new
pump recently installed, has a
2.100 nation capacity. He will farm
160 acres in cotton this year,
Ou March 24th F. W. Rosenbaum
and wife lost Hi* ir home in the Scl
ma district by fire. Fred has pur
chased a house located on the Tom
Day Hughes farm in that district
and will move it to his ranch.
In Is)s Angeles and other nearby
cities tho name of Cornman during
the past few years has stood for
highest quality in turkeys, the de
mand often exceeding the supply,
and the price being highest even
when the city market was over
stocked. Mr. Cmnman. whose farm
is in the Selma district of the Casa
Grande Valley, has made a special
ty of raising turkeys for the past
ten years. Some years he has re
duced his output, hut this year he
will again raise the birds that in
the past have attracted wide spread
favorable attention to his grea>
One of the most reliable barome
ters of business can be found in the
amount of instillments filed in the
county recorder’s office, irrespect
ive of the nature of the document
filed, whether it is the recording
of a mortgage, or instrument show
ing the sale of mines or land hold
ings. For the year 1929 the Pinal
county recorders office received
*700.00 as against $500.00 in 1928.
This increasfe o! filing fees shows
the largest proportion to be along
development lines.
Mrs. Pearl Freeman, daughter of
J. T. Blair, is teaching school in the
Selma district! The attendance Ins
increased to 30 pupils, about twice
that of last year.
J. P. I)aly has leased the Tom
Day Hughes farm in the Selma
district and has prepared it for 100
acres in cotton. ,
In the arranging of a hot water
system at the San Carlos hote
Coolidge, to replace the one white
endangered the building recently
by causing a blaze which was quick
ly subdued, tlic new- water heating
equipment hns been placed apart
from the hotel. It is now in success
ful operation aud found to be a big
improvement ov*r the old one. Mr.
and Mrs. Markham the proprietors,
under whose management the San
Carlos has rapidly increased its
patronage, have also gradually
added new- rooms to keep in line
with a growing demand for accom
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Latest Capital News--United Press
Up to Press Hour-Not Carried by Regular U. P. Wires. This paper a Member.
Phoenix, Vriz., April 11.(UP.) —
Registration of 87,242 motor ve
hicles in the state from January 1
to March 31, has been recorded by
the Motor Vehicle division of the
Arizona highway department, ac
cording to a report released by
E. M. Whitworth, superintendent.
The registration sos the three
month period is approximately G1
per cent of that for the entire year
of 1929. A total of 124.870 motor
vehicles were registered last year.
Total revenue collected as reg-1
istration fees was $420,204. but
with fees from non-owner opera
ms, card holders, and duplicate
i aid registration, the total revenue
amounted to $422,188.80 for the
first quart' v oi the yeai compare i
with a total revenue of $590,29Ud
for 192 J.
'" >} Pinal county assessor re
ported 3,274 motor vehicles register
ed since January 1, and a total rev
enue of -14,924 turned in.*
Maricopa county led the state
with a total registration of 39,517,
Visit any live town and you will find that the
merchants of the .town are good advertisers.
Not one of two of them, but every merchant of
any consequence in the town is an advertiser.
As a result of the combined adevrtising, the
many good, well written advertisements filled
with prices and good sales arguments, there is
attracted to the town, a regular host of buyers
for the merchandise the merchants of the com
munity have to sell.
A survey of the town will show that the ad
vertising is not left to one or two merchants to
bear the burden of the sales promotion, while
a large number of free riders sit back and at
tempt to reap the reward of their fellow’s en
Everyone advertises:
Any community that has a group of good,
live merchants who advertise with well written
ads and back them up with the merchandise
methods, is going to grow and prosper, and
business will prosper, and business will con
tinue to get better and better-
Judicious, liberal, advertising in the home
printed paper is the surest insurance against
slow business and town retrogression
Office of the Civilian Aide to the
Secretary of War, 505 Heard Bldg.,
Phoenix, Arizona.
Only 70 vacancies exist for the
Citizens’ Militaiy Training Camp
at Camp Little, Nogales, Arizona,
July 24th to August 22nd, 1930.
The young men who have delay
ed submitting their applications are
now faced with the necessity of
rapid action if they would avoid
A long month of healthful recrea
tion. under the expert supervision,
coupled with wholesome food and
.adequate amusement features, is
hard to resist—as shown by the
| active enrollment of far seeing
! young men. Those who have more
hindsight than foresight, will be
wondering how it all happened
when their application comes back
i refused—-but can blame themselves
Few- boys can resist the rifle
j shooting courses offered, particu
; larly when a six weeks trip to
Camp Perry, Ohio, is offered as an
inducement. Os course, all expenses
are paid for this also.
Applications may be secured
j from Prof. C. A Michea, Ray.
If desired, applications will be
I furnished from Colonel C. H. Ruth
erford, 505 Heard Bldg., Phoenix,
barbecue to be held at Riverside
with fees amounting to $196,514.50.
Included in the Pinal county reg
ist ration report were 2,924 pleas
ure cars and 3> > commercial cars.
in another report giving the dis
bursements of revenue to counties
and state highway fund, showed
that from July 1, 1929 to March 31,
Final county received $32,135 of the
$2,666,504.93 distributed by the de
partment. The state tax for that
perior aniouu.l to $1,247,514.65.
Phoenix, Ariz., April 11. (UP.) —
An opportunity to see the latest in
way of entertainment to the public
-talkies —will be afforded to ap
proximately 2,000 Arizona pioneers
who will gather here April 15 and
16 for the 10th annual reunion.
The men and women who la>
the foundation of the state will be
given coupon tickets admitting
them to aiiy Phoenix theatre where
a talking picture is being shown.
Social activities of the gathering
of tite pioneers will center around
the visit to the theatre and a big
Arizona, or the Reserve Officers at
Room 8, Gas & Electric Bldg., Phoe
nix, Arizona.
Tune in on KTAR Saturday
morning at eight o’clock. Colonel
j Rutherford will talk on theC. M.
T. C.
t Census enumeration in one south
eastern Arizona district has been
Mrs. Emma Parsons, supervisor,
received today a concise report:
“Nothing in this district but
three Jackhabbits. Each refuses to
give census information.”
Charley Cohn and estimable wife,
are going to celebrate the anniver
sary of the opsning of The Popular
Store. Ralph Lipscomb, sales di
rector from Los Angeles, and the
Cohns with their highly efficient
staff of clerks, have been busy dur
; ing the past few days preparing for
| the event, which starts Saturday,
! April 12th. Mr. Lipscomb, with the
permission of Charley, has been un
1 .paring in his price cutting and he
i is of the opinion tnat this birthday
1 | of the store will long be rciuemDer
ted tor the opportunities it win
si.it to folks, ladies
and children, to secure what thev
s want and save money. On another
• page is an announcement of ui
, anniversary sale.
Park. At this get together the hardy
pioneers will relate again those
interesting stories of Arizona’s
early history.
S. E. Kent, superintendent of the
Arizona Pioneer home at Pres
cott. has announced that more than
30 of the real old timers will come
here in a party for the conclave.
The only requirements asked of
the pioneers is that they were res
idents of Arizona prior to Decem
ber 31, 1890.
The annual meeting of the Ari
zona Pioneeer association will be
held at the Apache theatre the af
ternoon of the 16th. That evening
the final event of the two day meet
ing will be the annual pioneer ball
t the Shrine auditorium.
The two day program:
Tuesday, April 15
7:30 —10:00 a. m. Registration
at Arizona Republican offices.
10:00 a. m. Automobile parade
to Riverside park.
10:00—12:00 noon. Rand con
cert and old time songs at park
12:00 noon—3:00 p. m. Old fash
ioned barbecue and get-together.
3:00 —5:00 p. m. Old time danc
es and entertainment at pavilion.
4:30—5:30 p. m. Return to city
from park.
Evening. Attendance at Phoenix
Wednesdj/, April 16
1:30 r. m. Annual meetii.i A.izo
na Pioneer association, Apache
8:00 p. m. Annual pioneers’ ball
at Shrine auditorium.
At the meeting held in conjunc
tion with the ninth reunion the
pioneers’ association adopted a
membership button for all pio
neers who arrived in Arizona be
fore 1880. These are blue and white
on gold. Pioneers who are members
of the society and eligible to w r ear
the lapel btfftdns will be able to
obtain them at the meeting this
year, it is announced.
Phoenix, Ariz., April 11. (UP.) —
The Arizona highway commission
has asked contractors to submit
sealed bids on four projects, to
come up for consideration within
the near future.
Bids have Deen called for on the
oil processing for the Phoenix-
Yuma highway. It was announced
that these bids will be reeived until
April 18.
The commission has asked for
bids on oil processing of the Mesa-
Florence road. All bids are to be
submitted by April 25. Bids for
processing the Douglas-Rodeo high
way are also asked for by April 25.
Construction of a bridge near
Continental, Arizona, on the Tuc
son-Nogales highway will be one of
the main projects considered by
the commission. Sealed bids for
this work have been called for and
are to be in the commission offices
by April 28.
Louis Zeckendorf, pioneer mer
chant of New Mexico and Arizona
has celebrated his ninty-third
birthday in New York City.
The year shave passed by in
abundance for the merchant who
sought Toucson in 1866, to begin
an Arizona merchandising enter
prise which became sole property
of Albert Steinfeld, a nephew, in
“In the estimation of all who
know him, Louis Zeckendorf has
represented the most advanced
type of twentieth century commer
cialism,” says the biographer, Chap
“A native of the kingdom of i
over, Germany, ae was born April
6, 1838, and received his educati .u
in Hamelin, renowned in rhyme
ui • story as , • home o!. th? rat
catcher, “The Pied Piper of Hame
“With his education and training
; Mr. Zeckendort acquired an ambi
! tion which extended beyond his na
tive land, and which was partially
realized in 1854, when he boardec
' a sailing vessel bound for the
For a number of years Mrs. Em
ma Hill conducted a laundry on
East Van Buren street, Phoenix,
enjoying a steady trade from peo
ple desirous of getting the best in
laundry service. The lady, who
likes this valley, has been figuring
on starting a laundry for some
time. Her new enterprise, now in
full operation, is located on South
Main street, a'-uth of the Casa
Grande-Florence highway.
This w-eek represents the second
anniversary of the Coolidge News,
published by Al and Margi Wilkie.
During the past two years The
News has been the medium of fa
vorable publicity which has at
tracted people to, and helped the
town grow. Recently the paper in
stalled a job pointing office in
< —o
Sunday morning the arrival of a
fine nine pound boy brought joy
to the hearts of E. S. Edwards and
wife of La Palma. The stork
brought the precious burden to the
hospital here in Coolidge, but the
youngster is in line to become
mayor some day of our rapid grow
ing adjoining town. Mr. Edwards
conducts a store there and is in
terested in a number of enterpris
es. The boy has been named Shelby
La Franc e Edwards.
Since the establishing of the
Coolidge Examiner plant, paper and
job printing equipment, over SBOO
has been distributed in Coolidge.
The output of home printed job
work in the last three weeks has
amounted to close to $200.00. This
money paid to local printers has
found its way back to our patrons
and others who benefit from a local
enterprise. In printing The Examin
er here over SBO that would go
weekly to some other town is kept
in circulation in helping Coolidge
shores of America. After a weari
some journey he arrived in New
York, going almost immediately to
Santa Fe, New Mexico, the journey
from Kansas City being made with
ox teams and w'agons. Arriving in
the Mexican city, though a stranger
in a strange land, he was not en
tirely alone, for a brother, Aaron,
had for some time been conducting
a small general merchandise store
and he soon became a partner in
the then unimportant enterprise.
In 1856 he enteied upon an inde
pendent venture and started a
branch at Albuquerque, N. M., both
stores doing a good business until
the breaking out of the Civil War,
and the consequent depression in
general trade.
‘(After the Southern troops were
driven out of New Mexico the firm
enjoyed an era of success unutil 18-
65, when there was a decline in
merchandise on account of goods
being snowed under in the Haton
“In 1866 Zeckendorf took to
Tucson a $50,000 stock of goods,
which were sold to Charles T. Hay
den, another pioneer merchant and
mill owner, and the founder of
“In 1867 he moved to New York
(Continued on last page)
R. G. Langmade, attorney for the
new electrict district to be formed
in this valley, filed with the board
of supervisors Monday a final map
fixing the permanent boundaries
of the project. The board of direct
ors of district No. 2 are William
Detwiler, S. P. Soule and Chas.
Tanglinger. They also Monday
for the purpose of final approval
of the plans recommended by the
project engineer. Donald C. Scott.
Mr. Scott reported that the water
supply of this district comes from
the underground flow of the Santa
Cruz river, the average depth of 25
of the existing wells being 102.44
feet, depth of the first strata of
water 43.03. The average discharge
of 18 of the wells is 1771.011 gal
lons per minute. Average draw
down 14.7 feet, with the average
amount of water bearing sand and
gravel being 32 feet.
The acreage embraced within the
project amounts to 9,602.27. It is
estimated that 34 wells will be suf
ficient to irrigate the district. Most
of the land to be watered is south
of Coolidge, in the vicinity of Ran
With an established reputation
as being one of the best sales di
lectors in rhe business, Raipu
LiPfatomb, wco is in charge of The
Popular Stoic, tr'-'vls extensively
Naas:ally he is well post-e' l «.u
events (hat hfcve occurred in dis
terent parts of the country, and en
joys an r.etjuair f ance with people
of renown in every walk of life. Mr.
Lipscomb, is a result of an en
counter with a Gila monster, white
cn his way here from Tucson a few
days past, is new in possession of
a personal narative that he can tell
to his friends. Mr. Monster disput
ed the right of way of the Lipscomb
auto as it v- as coming along at the
rate of. well, say more or less, and
Ralph got cut of his trusty boat
ai d said something about his im
perative need of his getting to Cool
idge to help with the birthday sale.
As is well known these big lizzards
with the Navajo blanket marked
hide are generally peaceful but
you can’t pull off any ou-to-now
Will Rogers sass about their shape
and beauty. Whea wiid they just
begin to inflate like the stock mar
ket and collapse with more disas
trous results, if one takes in a good
breath of the gas which escapes
with a hiss like a locomotive letting
off steam. After maneuvering
around Ralph managed to put the
reptile, a fine specimen, out of com
mission. Mr. Cohn says it was by
telling a Scotch story, hut anyhow
the sales director brought in the
evidence of the hunt, and that is
more than some hunters do.
Part of the younger social set of
Coolidge attended a delightful
birthday party last Thursday af
ternoon, April 3rd, given in honor
of her son Lloyd, by Mrs. G. W.
Ware. Those present were: Helen
Moody, Abbie Dee White, Naoma
Anderson, Jessie Nutt, Alberta
Nichols, Martha Jones, Miriam
Farnsworth, Milton Nowlin, Dudley
Whitlock, and Lester Criswell. A
lovely birthday cake was a feature
of the refreshments served.
Devoted to
Advertising the Best
Valley cn Earth
The C. E. Nichols land holdings,
located a few miles west of Cool
-1 idge on the highway to the Sacaton
diversion dam, and on both sides of
| the highway, constitute one of the
: largest farming enterprises in this
valley. In bringing the dairy depart
ment refrigeration up to standard
irnbably what i.s the largest farm
refrigeration plant in this section
d Arizona lias been installed. The
installation work has just been fin
ked by the Ferrell Electrical Co.
1:1 Coolidge. The plant has a capaci
ty of taking care of 300 gallons of
milk every 24 hours. 700 acres has
been put to cotton on the farm this
The NE’4 of SEL4 of section 2Q,
township 4 south, range 10 'east,
40 acres, has been sold by H. G.
Richardson, the well known Flor
ence attorney, to J. W. Johns of
Safford. Mr. Johns, wife and four
children are now residing in. Flor
Early this week Judge Greeu of
the Pinal County Superior Court,'
was called to his old home in Shsl
byville, Kentucky, by a telegram
announcing the serious illness of
bis mother.
Deputy Sheriffs Pat Gorham and
Jack Moody raided a house located
in the northwest part of Superior
last week with the result that soine
two truck loads of confiscated beer
were hauled o the local police sta
tion an dstored as evidence against
one John Tribbetts who was arrest
ed and charged with the manufac
ture and sale of the intoxicating
A truck was backed up to the '
county building in Superior last
week and confiscated beer and
moonshine loaded on board and
taken to a spot some three miles
from Superior and dumped or rath
er smashed in an old well.
Deputy Gorham was in charge
of the “funeral” services and made
a good job of breaking every bottle
of the “joy water.” Approximately
150 cases of beer and many gallons
of moonshine all went to its grave
in the well.
Tuesday Walter Laveen, sheriff
of Pinal county, was here on both'
business and meeting friends. The
sheriff stated that he was up for
re-election to the office he is now
filling, and announcement of this
fact was ready for release. The an
nounc inent can be found in an* •
other column.
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There is a man in Coolidge who
lever claimed that he discovered -
the north polo, out his patrons
kaow that he piovides a most de
dghtfui nvay to keep cool in tli3
•varm months. Drop in to Cray’s for
hat Coolidge beverage, either root
beer, coco cola, or the good relia
ble pop in your favorite flavors.
Esly Gray is for Coolidge, first,, last
and all the time, and his shop is a
popular lunch resort and cooling
station for the warm and thirsty.
In another column you will find Mr.
Gray believes in the use of print
ers ink in telling the world that he
is on deck in Coolidge, Arizona.
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