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Casa Grande Valley Like a Blanket VOLUME SIX COOLIDGE READY TO CELEBRATE GRAMMAR AND UNION HIGH SCHOOLS TO OPEN SEPT. 9 The Coolidge Elementary Schools will open Monday, S»*pt**mher 9, according to Wesley I). Kirby, school principal, and will be in full iteasion the first day. The kindergarten group will b; dismissed at 11:30. the sec and grades at 2:20: all other (Trades will dismiss at 4 o’clock. The cafeteria will be »n operation and will, serve lunch the opening day. according to Mr. Kirby. Mr. Kirby requests that parent l * of first grade and; kindergarten pupils accom-' pany the children to the au ditorium Monday morning for enrollment All other pupils w ; l! he enrolled by their grade teachers. The entire school plant has been completely redone, in cluding the floors, desks and books. The floors have been treated with a seal coat, which makes them stain proof, dust proof and as near germ proof as possible. The desks have been thoroughly disinfected, while every book has been treated «n a fumi gation plant for the purpose. Among other improvement*, the .school nurse’s office has been removed to more con venient quarters, where shei will be provided with hot and cold running water from the cafeteria The principal of the schools, Wesley D. Kirby- Master of Arts degree. Uni versity of Arizona, wil* teach 7th and Bth grade history, federal and state constitu tion, have charge of super vision and administration of the Coolidge elementary schools. Mr. Harry Culbert who has his A. B degree from Tempe Statp Teacher*' Col lege. will have the Bth grade home room and teach litera ture. geography, spelling, history, writing and have charge of the boys’ athletic activities. Mias Ruth Allen will teach arithmetic in the sth, 6th. 7th and Bth grades. She will have music In th*» sth. 6th. 7th and Bth grade* and glee club and orchestra. Miss Al len holds her A. B. degree from the University of Ari zona. She will have the 7th grade as a home room. Miss Lucille Co’lins, A B. degree- University of Arizo na, will have the 6th grade as a home room, teaching English in the sth. 6th, 7th and Bth grades; literature in the "th grade; spelling and writing in her home room. Mias Helen Fulkerson. A.I B. degree, Tempe State Teachers’ College, will teach histirv. radiog, spelling and writing in her home room, which is the sth grade, art in the sth. 6th, 7th and Bth grades. Mias Ellen Williams, A. B. «I'gre** the Aru'ona Teachers’ College at Tempe, will teach the 4th grade Miss Helen Edwards, who has her diploma from Tempe State, will teach sections of the third and fourth grades. Miss Vivian Hooper, who holds her diploma from So. Dakota, will teach the third *rade. Miss Dorothy Goodwin, who has her diploma fiom Tempe State will teach the (Continued on page 8) /if% Cfije * All arrangements have been made to begin the <nol idge Union high **choo! on September 9th. The Wom an’s club building ha« been equiopc-d for class rooms, and use of the Msnnic build ing have been secured until the basement of the Com munity churrh is ready t« use. Supt. Mangum says that arrangements an d equipment supplied will suf- Ifice nicely until the new building is redy. Superintendent Clinton M Manrurr of the Cc.oiidge l’n ion h’gh school has com pleted the selection of teach ers for the various depart ments and announces the fol | lowing faculty that will be associated with him in this year’s work: Mr. Howard R Fisher was born at Lowell Arizona, and attended the Bisbee pub lic schools. After graduat ing from th»- Bisbee high school, he enrolled in the University where he wa. elected to member, hip in *wo national honorary fraterni ties. Phi Delta Kappa (Edu cation) and PJii Lamba Up silion. He r*«*mved his de gree of Bachelor of Science in education with the class of 1935. Mr. .1 Rav McCuUough was born in Kansas, July 4. 1907. After finrihing the grammar school year*- he wen* to Tucson, Ariz . in 1920 to become a freshman in Tucson high. After four years of high school, where he made a close study of band and orchestra, he en tered the University a* a candidate for a baccalaure ate in Economics. During this time he taught violin and trumoet and p’ayed with various musical orgaizations. A f ter graduation, he re turned to work in the Col lege of Education and for a graduate study leading to an M. A. degree in 1930 and during the sane year held I the position of instructor of . music for the Tucson City schools. During the follow ing year he taught band and orchestra at Marana Union high school. Miss Eugenie Brandon, teacher of English in Cool idge Union high school, re ceived a degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of lPino ; °, l r bana. 111. She rece ; ved a decree of Masttr of Arts with r. maior in Eng lish from the University o: Arizona. From she was »eacher of English and public speaking in the iug.i ‘school of Superior Arizona. She is n member of Phi I Lambda Theta, honorary wo men’s educational fraternity. She will -also have charge of dramatics in high school. Miss Dorothy White, com mercial teacher of the Cool idge Union high school, was bom in Denison, Texas. She attended the high school in Phoenix and Superior- grad uating from Superior in 1929. She received an A. B. degree at the Arizona State Teach ers College of Flagstaff in 1934. maioring in commerce and minoring in mathemat ics. While atteding Arizona State Teachers College she - was a membe. of the Mathe -1 mat’os club and Phi Omega s Pi. Miss White was former * Jy eighth g'ade tea hoc ol the Coolidge grade school. “PUBLISHED AND PRINTED AT HOME” COOLIDGE. PINAL COUNTY. ARIZONA, FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 6, 1935 TEACHERS FOR PINAL CO. RURAL SCHOOLS (trade. District »o. 9 . I V. A. Killerlain. principal.; | Mrs G. \. Peterson. Mrs. Clara B West, all of Orade. Red Rock District No 5 Mildred Cummings, Fed Rock lijdlevvill*. District No. 6 —S“ )hia riomnn. Winke*- man Mammoth. District No. 8 —Horace Cheslev, principal. Marie Curie!, Frances Goff, Mammoth. Floy- District No. 11—W. L. Thompson, principal. Min nie Anderson. Blonda Bush man Bostrom, Floy. Vail, District No. 12—Mrs. Florence Reece. V. ink“hnan. Aravaioa. District No. 14 —Blanche Curiel, Winkel man Kdvin. D’stric* No. 16— Yirgie R To r bett, Kelvin. C s ark. District No. 17 Bernard Muffley, Mammoth. Sacaton. District No 18— Mrs Stella Base, principal. Marv Hughe*. i Maricopa District No. 20 Mrs. Gladys Kflcreaae, Maricopa. Toltec. District No. 22 Mrs Ruby Roberts, Casa Grande. Stanfield, District No. 24 Ethel McLellan. Casa Grande Hayden Junction. District ■ Srt. 26 —W *»mie Shartzor. principal. Mrs. Renni** Due Reynold*. Ha.den Junction. Branaman District No. 27 -s. Dora Man Howard, Havden. Keni'worth. District No. 28—Esther Scott, principal. Helen Attaway, Mildred Havdukc. Christine McDan iel- Gladys Powell Coolidge Walker Butte, District No. .|3o—Jacob Sweeney, princi pal. Mrs. Lillian Kennedy. Florence. Somber© Butt*. District No. 31 —Frederick H. Harl.j Sombrero Butte. Picacho, District No. 33 iMr* Peor! Freeman, Floy. H *witt S*ation. District No. 37 —Jane Stewart. Su perior. McDowell, District No 41 —Jay B. Hinton, princinal, Randolph; Ellen Shanahan, Casa Grande These schools vili all open September 9. The list of the 'teachers for the larger schools of the county are not available at this time. The principal* and superintend ents are as follow*: Fl« rence, District No. 1— ft. W Taylo»* superintendent and Mr. Viola L/uicks, prin cipal. Rhv, District No. 3, Gram mar and high—l). M Hib ner. superintendent. Casa Grande, District No. 4 —F. A Kohn, principal. Superior, District No. 15— Grammar and high, James A. Diffin, superintendent. Coolidge. District No. 21 j —Wesley D. Kirbv, princi pal. Florence Union High. I)i>- . trict No. I—R. W. Taylor, I . superintendent. ,! Casa Grande Union high,; . District No. 2—B D. Rcazin, principal. Coolidge TJnfon high- Dis trict No. 4—Mr. Mangum, > principal ’! ° i \ Asa Garnder responded to a cal! Monday night iust this side of Picacho \vh«re he i found Robert Ellis uncon -3 cious on the highway, - thought to be heart trouble, i Mr. Gardner brought Ellis -;o Coolidge for first aid, aft i er which he ws taken to the ‘Florence hosnital. VOTERS BALLOT I ON SCHOOL BONOS The eligible voters o* Coolidge Union high school I district No. 4 are having sub-' mitted to them today the opportunity to decide it I .bond# to the amount of 858,-J 000.00 shall He voted in this district for the purpose of erecting and equipping a new high school building and paying for the site upon whwh it will be located. This shall hot be in ex cess of 4 per cent of the as sessed valuation and bear 4 per cent interest. This amount is only 46 per cent) of the fund to he available, the P. W. A fund supplying; 55 ner cent, providing the district avails itself of the opportunity at this time. We hop** to see a hearty expres sion of approval at the polls today that construction worx mav go forward at once. o MAUK THEATRE OPENS WITH SEI ECT BILL The new Mauk theater, just completed on North Main s r roet in Coolidge, will open its doors to the public tonight with “Doubting Thomas,” featuring Will Rogers, and the bill includes other attractive features. There will be two shows- at 7 and 9 p. m. Capacity houses are expected for both ( shows, and a very interest ing program has been an nounced by Manager Gregg for this week, featuring the most popular stars, as will be found in this paper. No money has been "pared in the construction, equip meent and decoration of this theater to make it one of the most attractive and comfort- I able showhouses in the state and a credit to any town. Mr. Gregg has been very busy getting things under wav and having evervthing in readi ness for the opening. M. E. YOUNG PEOPLE ENJOY HOLIDAY TRIP Eight of the young people of the senior division of the young people’s organization of the Methodist church en joyed a trip to Canyon I>ake over the holidays. While at the lake the formal organi zation of the department took place. Ixns Burton was elected president; Clarence Graham, vice president ; Jer ry Ross, secretary and treas urer. The chairmanships of the three committees are to be: Worship and Evange lism. Emma Jean Roberts;. Social Service and World Friendship, Bertie Cheely and Lila Browning; Recrea tion and Personal Develop ment and Leadership Train ing, Odessa Ball. Those enjoying the trip to the lake were: Rev. and Mrs. Glenn E. Smiley- Odessa Ball, Lois Burton, Lila Browning, Bertie Cheely, Emma Jean Roberts and Danzel Conally. PRESIDING ELDF.R TO PREACH SUNDAY NIGHT Dr W J. Sims, presiding elder of the Tucson district, Arizona conferenc? of the Methodist Eoicopal church, ,vill preach at the Coolidge Methodist church Sunday night at 8:00 o’clock. All are invited. o D. M. Goss made a busi ness trip to Phoenix Tues day. COOLIDGE BALL TEAM TOURNAMENT WINNER The Coolidge Cardinals re turned from the Southern Arizona class “B” touma j ment played at Tucson Sun-j day and Monday with high- 1 lest honors in the two days 1 ' 'competition f here. The out standing feature of the first day with a no-hiit, no-run (fame pitched by Joe Dob son, Coolidge pitcher, against ! Nop-ales Transients. Burns for Coolidge. furnished the thrills the second day bv his spectacular pitching against El Rio, completing the cham pion victory. Below are the scores of the frames; N. T. A AB R H PO A E Cota, 2b .1 0 0 3 4 0 iC. Hernandez, hr 3 0 0 1 0 0 iJ. Hernandez, 3b 3 0 0 0 10, Valencia, lb . 2 0 0 9 0 0 Winfield, cf 2 0 0 1 0 0 Lopez, c 2 0 0 2 11 Valeaquez, rs 2 0 0 0 0 0 Kolas, if 2 0 0 2 0 0 ■ p 1 00030 n <\tnu*>. v 1 0 0 0 2 0 Totals 21 0 0 18 11 1 1 COOUDGE AB R H PO A E Wilburn. If 4 0 0 1 0 0 roic, e 3 o oil 11 j Badass, rs 3 o o o o 0i Burn*, rs 3 112 0 0 Gladden, as 3 1110 0 Ort< fa 2b 2 l 1 2 0 0 ell. lb 13 10 0 0 D Enclnas. lb ..... 2 0 1 4 0 0 Haim, p 302030 !■. ■—l -- , ... I Totals 24 6 8 21 4 1 I Nogales Tran, ('amp 000 000 o—©0 —© < oolldga oio 201 z —(. Summary. Buns batt*d In. Glad «4«-n. s«r*»ll, l>. Hnrtnaa. 3; Ix»6a«»». 2 Two base hit. I). Boclnaa Three hits. Burns. Gladden. Sacrifice bit. Bewail Struck out. by Dob son. 11. Bases on balls, off O’Cam-, po. 2 Hits, off Naeho, 6; off OCampo. 1. Hit by pitcher. Or tego by O'Campo. Umpires. Keene aud Bthrldge. Time, 1:06. Semi-Finals COOLIDGE AB R H PO A E Wilburti. as 2 0 0 0 0 0 J. Knelnas, cf 3 0 110 0 Hestwete, e J o 17 o o hums, rs 3 0 110 0 Sewell. If 2 0 0 1 2 0 Gladden. 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 ()n /<o, p 2 0 116 0 Ortega. 2b 2 112 10 !D. Enctnas. lb 2 1 0 8 0 Oj SherlU. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 21 2 4 21 8 1 SS. P. & PAUL AB R 11 PO A E Rancher, rs 4 0 0 4 0 0 Runray, cf 4 110 0 0 Wyatt. 2b 4 0 1 2 2 0 Callaghan, ss 4 0 3 0 11 josaa, if 300100 Abbott, lb .... 3 0 0 7 0 0: Felts. 3b 3 0 0 1 4 11 Delvln, c 3 0 1 3 2 0 Cates, p 2 0 1 0 0 0 i Stewart, p 0 0 0 0 0 0, Totals 30 17 18 9 2 j SS. Peter and Paul ... 100 00 o—l0 —1 CooUdfa 000 002 x 2 j Two base bits, J. Enclnas. Sac rifice hits. Wilburn, Wyatt. Kunray Double plays. Felts to Wyatt to Ab bot. Struck out. by Cates 3. by Or ozco 7. Walked, by Orozco 2. Win ning pitcher, Orozco. Umpires. Keene and Ethridge. Finals I COOLIDGE AB R H PO A l Heatwole, c 4 0 1 13 0 01 Sewell. 3b .3 0 1 0 2 0, Orozco, cf 4 0 0 1 0 0 Burns, p 4 11 0 2 0; J. Enclnas, cf 4 1110 0 D. Enclnas. lb 3 0 1 10 0 0 Wilburn. If 4 0 0 0 0 0 Ortega, 2b 3 0 1 2 4 0 Dobson, ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 2 6 27 8 0 EL RIO AB R H PO A E Quiros, 2b 4 0 0 1 5 1 Duran, rs 4 0 110 0 C. Carillo, ss 4 0 1 3 4 0 Simon, cf 4 0 0 1 0 0 L. Carillo, lb -3 0 0 14 0 0 O. Carillo, c 3 0 0 4 1 0 Ochoa, 3b —3 0 2 1 3 1 Ayup. If 3 0 0 2 0 0 Robies, p 3 0 0 0 3 0 Totals 31 0 4 27 15 2 Coolidge 000 200 000 —2 El Rio 000 000 000—0 Summary. Runs batted in, D. En cinas, Wilburn. Sacrifice hit, Se* ell. Double plays, Quiros to C. Car illo to L. Carillo; Quiros to C. Car illo to L. Carillo. Left on basea, Coolidge 5; El Rio 4. Earned runs, Coolidge 2. Struck out, by Burns 14; by Robles 4. Base on balls, off Robles 1. Umpires, Keene, Eether idge and Williams. Time, 1 hour, 30 minutes. O Big Nine Sale. Don't for get,—Davis’, 10TH BIRTHDAY WILL BE A GALA OCCASION HERE ARIZONA-EDISON LOWERS RATES 1 ■■■■■— The .‘(♦ate corporation com mis.«non ordered reduction in electrical rate* as an induce ment to increase the use of electrical power. The new rates ordered af fected towns of Cool idge, Casa Grande, Florence, Bisbee and Douglas's, all* served hy the Arizona Edi son Co. The corporation reports that these rates are the re sult of a number of confer ences held with the officials of the power comoany, and the reductions are voluntary by the company. This means a reduction in *he towns named for about two cents per kilowatt hour for the or dinary consumer. ° i LITTLE BOBBY F.VERSON IS CALLED TO REWARD Bobby the two-year-old jscn of Mr. and Mrs. Roheit i Everson passed awav last Sunday at M**des*o, Calif, where the f amilv res'ded. t They formerly ai Coolidge and Mr*. Fverson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Nichols of Cool idge. The body wat> shipped to Temne ard brought, to Cooiidg° for funera. services conducted h°re in the Com munity church, Thursday at 2 o’cock. p. m., hy Rev J. W. Henderson, after whicn interment was made in the Temoe cemetery. We ioin the multitude of triends (f the stricken fam ilies in sympathy m their sad bereavement. o- FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH C. F. Frazier, Pastor. Sunday school, 10:00 a. m. C. C. Livingston, superin tendent Message, 11:00 a. m Sub ject: “Why Tithe?” B. T. U., 7:15 p. m. Mrs. Massan in charge Message, 8: 15 p. m. Sub ject: “Heavenly Enjoy ments.” The quartet will sing: “That Beautiful Land.” Sunbeams, Monday at 3 p. m. Mrs. Arnold and Mrs. Veasy in charge. Royal Ambassadors, Tues day, 3:00 p. m. Pastor in j charge. Girls' Auxiliary. Wednes day, 3:00 p. m. Mrs. Par ker, counsellor. Prayer meeting, Wednes day, 8:00 p .m. W. M. S., Thursday, 3:00 p. m. All have a hearty wel come to come and worship with us. o , REV. SMITH WILL HOLD STUDY CLASS SEPT. 15-18 I - ( | Rev. E. C Smith, exec ilutive secretary of the Arizo na conference, will hold a ! four day study class at the Coolidge Methodist church, starting Sept. 15. The sub ject of the study will be “Worship” and it is especial ly adopted to the needs of our growing church. All young people and adults are 1 invited to attend each eve ‘ ning. o Dr. and Mrs. F. P. Glover > were here from Mesa Sun day Devoted to Advertising the Best Valley on Earth NUMBER 26 ' Preparations are going for ward in a business wav to put over the Coolidge 10th Birthday on Saturday, Sept. I4tb The various commit tees are active on their var ious iss'gnme.'ts on arrange ments and features of enter tainment. and visitors are assured of a most interesting time from start to finish of the celebration. The idea ot something dif ferent for this section of the country seems to prevail, and novelty entertainment is be ing provided for the amuse ment of the guests. The pur pose is to fill every moment of the occasion with thrills that will hold the interest of the crowd all through the ' day and night program. In ten years’ time, from a desert, Coolidge has grown to a progressive town com manding wide-spread inter ;est. and people are here daily to see what it is all about and seeking locations. With the special attraction offe*ed for entertainment of visitors, indications are that Coolidge will be thronged with guegts from every sec tion of the state, and other states. Let everyone jom in extending a n enthusiastic welcome. o COOLIDGE METHODIST CHURCH Glenn E. Smiley, Pastor. Church school, 9:45 a. m. Morning worship, 11:00 a. m. Two Epworth Leagues, 7 p. m. Evening worship, 8:00 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednes day evening at 7:30 o’clock, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vest. Special music will be fur nished at the morning wor ship by the senior young people’s choir which has lust been organized. o BORDER ZONE MEETING HERE SEPTEMBERS The Coolidge Methodist church, through its mission ary society, is to entertain the Border Zone of the Ari zona Woman’s Missionary society on September 12. One hundred women are expected to attend this meet ing. The Coolidge mission ary society of the Methodist church is under the capable leadership of Mrs. Marcus Vest. The meeting is an all day affair. Lunch is planned at the Ruins. Local women are cordial ly invited to attend The time of opening is at 9:30 a. m. o The Fxanvner enjoyed a very pleasant visit Tuesday from Dr A. T. O’Brien, Globe, and Harold Copp, prominent physician of proprietir of the Central Drug Company of G’obe. Thev sa’d thev have heard such favorable reports of Coolidge that they had to look it over first These are fine gentlement- excel lent entertainers and we hope they will pass this wav again soon. Frank Luthy has returned from a visit with relatives in Missouri.