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Mrs. Max Williams Pics In Phoenix
Blood Transfusion After Major Operation
Fails to Enable Patient to Survive. Weak
ened from Many Months of Suffering.
Coolidge and Pinal Coun
ty Mourn Departure of one
of Community’s Most Val
uable Assets.
Beulah May Langford
Williams, wife of Max
Williams, widely known
newspaper man and editor
of the Coolidge Examiner,
died in St. Joseph hospital
at Phoenix, at 5:40-a. m.
Wednesday, after an ex
tended illness and major
i Mrs. Williams had re
sided in Coolidge and Casa
Grande Valley for a num
ber of years, coming here .
from Texas. She was a na
tive of Arkansas. She was
50 years old.
Surviving besides the
husband, are .a daughter,
Mrs. Melba Worley, three
grandchildren, of Coolidge,
two sisters, Mrs. Emma
Cacyo, Ranger, Texas, and
Mrs. Lona Tarrant, Alama
gordo* New Mexico, and a
brother, J. H. Langford, of
Amarillo, Texas.
Funeral services will be
conducted today (Friday)
at 2 p. m. in the Presbyter
ian church at Florence,
Arizona, with the Rev.
Earl M. Ward officiating.
Interment will be in Flor
ence cemetery.
Pall Bearers: R. J.
Jones, Geo. Ware, Jack
Roberts, Richard Harding,
Dr. W. Jackson, Lee
Honorary Pall Bearers:
Paul Hobby, Harry Shel
er, Geo. Nowlin, Sr., Otis j
Sussex, Maurice Zahalsky, I
o. M. Hines, Frank Hut- !
son, B. G. Letzring.
The last chapter in the |
book of life of Mrs. Max j
Williams came to a close
on Wednesday, February
12, 1936, at 5:40 a. m., in
St. Joseph’s hospital, Pho
enix, Arizona.
The deceased was born
in Arkansas* August 5,
1885. She was married to
Max Williams in Walsin
burg, Colorado, on Aug. 4,
1905. To this union was
born one daughter, Mrs.
Melba Worley, now of this
Mrs. Williams was affi
liated with the Baptist
church. An ardent worker
in civic and social circles.
A kind hearted, lovable
soul; a very patient wife
and mother.
Although gone from our
vision this personage, may
He bless the many who are
bereaved by her depart
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Ellis
of N. Coolidge were happily
surprised Sunday by a visit
from their son Walter of
Tucson, who brought with
him his bride of a week, the
former Miss Inez Key. They
are residing in Tucson
where Walter is employed.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Moore
and new baby of Tucson,
visited Mrs. Moore’s parents
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Ellis of
N. Coolidge
“The only Home Owned newspaper Published in Coolidge ,,
The American Legion and
Ladies Auxiliary of Cool
idge will have a joint meet
ing next Monday evening at
the Legion hall and an in
teresting program will be
enjoyed. Mrs. M. L. Talla
will be in charge of the
The topic on this occasion
will be Americanism.
Mrs. Talla will give a
talk on “What we are en
deavoring to do in the
Mrs. H. B. Steward will
have charge of patriotic
music. Rev. Ward will give
an address on “American
A flag test was given in
the Coolidge high and gra
mmar schools last Tuesday.
Four persons were taken
to the hospital at Florence
early Sunday morning after
an automobile driven by
Mrs. Niles Pyeatt, Coolidge,
swerved from the road and
struck a culvert on U. S.
Highway No. 80 about 3
j miles northwest of Coolidge
! Mrs. Pyeatt, who suffer
| eel internal injuries and nu
! merous cuts about the head
j and face, died at 3 p. m. on
Wednesday. ' Funeral serv
( ices were held in Casa Gr
| ande Thursday at 3 o’clock,
j The others injured were:
Mr. Pyeatt, Coolidge, minor
I cuts and bruises. Miss Ethel
Styles, Casa Grande, severe
cuts and bruises. Miss Ethel
in the hospital pending fu
ture developments. Bill
Hamilton, Casa Grande suf
fered a crushed shoulder
and other injuries, was re
leased from the Florence
hospital and was later tak
en to a hospital in Phoenix
where he is reported to be
Mrs. Emma Parker has
been seriously ill at her
home in N. Coolidge the
past week, but is improved
at this writing.
The Rancho Grande Case
bar and dance hall, located
on East Coolidge Avenue is
under new management. It
has been taken over by
Chas. Miller and Chas. But
ler, local residents.
Fay’s lunch room on N.
Main street* will close for
repair work this week. Mrs.
Sweeper, proprietor, an
nounces that a new business
will be opened in the early
• —o
What does the thrifty
family do that wants to get
ahead in 4he world? It
studies how to save by elim
inating waste. If it spends
fifty dollars a month for
food, a ten per cent saving
on price would mean an in
crease of $5.00 per month
in the family purchasing
: I
Eight members of the
Florence Union high school
basketball team who cap
tured Harry Jarrett, Bill
Lynn and Harry Smith last
week after the trio had es
caped from the Arizona
I State Prison at Florence
I were written individual let
ters of commendation on
February 12* by Governor
The youths are Charles
Robison, Wayne Foster,
Troy Blanton. Ned Palmer,
Dave Hood, Nick Shepherd.
Louis Cathener and Edward
“The courage and alert
; ness which you displayed in
the capture and return to
the prison of three escaped
convicts is most creditable
and 1 want to commend you
highly upon your actions,”j
Governor Moeur wrote.
The governor also wrote
a commendatory letter to
Charles Whitlow, jr., 12
years old* who saw the pri
soners escape over the wall
and gave the alarm.
Tornadoes sweep coast—
twisters followed by floods
—damage is placed at more
than SIOO,OOO. This hap
pened in Southern Califor
nia according to a daily ex
change. O well, we suppose
Florida is at fault for this
storm, too.
1936 General Election-Information
Genera] Election First
Tuesday after First Monday
in November, 1936. (Art. 7,
Sec. 11, Constitution.) No
vember 3, 1936.
Primary Election—Eighth
Tuesday prior to General
Eleclion. (Chapter 22, Ar
ticle 10, Paragraph 1273,
Revised Code, 1928). Sep
tember 8, 1936.
Registration—Every citi
zen of the 'United States, of
the age of 21 years or over,
who shall have been a resi
dent of the State for one
year next preceding the
General Election November
3,. 1936, and of the County
and precinct in which he
claims the right to vote,
thirty days shall be deemed
to be an elector of the State,
and may register to vote.
Registrations are made with
the County Recorders and
Justices of the Peace. Fail
ure to vote at a General
Election automatically can
cels your registration.
Nomination Papers and
Petitions —for the 1936 Pri
mary Election for Presiden
tial Electors, Representative
in Congress, United States
Senator, state and county j
officers, must be filed not
less than forty (40) days,!
nor more than ninety (90) j
days before the Primary
Election; June 9, 1936 to
July 20, 1936.
Nominating Papers for
the office of Presidential
Elector,, United States Sen
ator, Representative in Con
gress or for any State Office
excepting Members of the
Legislature and Superior
Court Judges shall be sign
ed by a number of qualified
electors equal to at least one
per cent (1 per cent) of the
votes of the party of such
Candidate in at least three
(3) Counties of the State,
but not less than one per
cent (1 per cent) nor more
Carl Crosswhite, 23, was
seriously burtfed when he
used kerosehe on the fire in
a cook stove,*at his home in
N. Coolidge, early Monday!
morning. A two-gallon oil l
can exploded, bursting the
top out of their “tent”
house, and setting the tent
on fire
Mrs. Crosstvhite, with her
4 small children and her 10-
year-old niece, were in bed
at the time of the explosion.
Ripping a hole in the wall
of the tent, Mrs. Crosswhite
threw the irtfant baby out,
and tried to rescue the other
three. The mother and chil
dren received only minor
burns, while Mr. Crosswhite
was rushed to the hospital
! at Florence where he is in a
| critical condition..
The Crosswh'ite family j
are now making their home]
with Mirs. Grosswhite’s fa
ther, Mr. Crane, who lives
on a ranch five miles south
east of Coolidge. Many
friends have contributed to
the destitute family, giving
them clothing, and house
hold effects.
Mr. Crosswhite has been
working on the W. P. A.
highway project, coming
here from Oklahoma about
a year ago.
than ten per cent (10 per
cent) of the total vote of his
Party in the State. If for a.
iandidate for a County Of
fice, Member of the Legis-'
lature, or Superior Court;
Judge by at least three per:
cent (3 per cent) of the|
Party Vote in such County!
or District, but not more
than ten per cent (10 per
cent) of the total vote of the
Party designated in such
County or District.
The basis of percentage
in each case shall be the
vote of the Party for Gover
nor at the last preceding
General Election at which a
Governor was elected. (Pa
ragraphs 1275-1276-1277,
Article 10, Chapter 22, Re
vised Code of Arizona,
Corporate Idea Applied
To Farming
From the welter of dis
the death of the AAA, one
cussion jthat has followed
striking fact emerges: Ap
parently every farm pro
gram emanating from a re
sponsible source stresses the
j need of encouraging and
developing agricultural ma
| rketing cooperatives.
The Administration is
highly favorable to farm
cooperatives. When ex-
President Hoover spoke on
the farm problem a few
weeks ago at Lincoln, Ne
braska, he too pointed to
the importance of farm co
The cooperative market
ing idea is entirely non-po
litical and non-partisan. It
is not the product of poli
tics—instead, it is the pro
duct of natural economic
forces. It represents an in
evitable evolutionary pro
cess. It has proven its sound
ness through years of de
pression. and the movement
Student Body Play Selected
“Civil Service” is the
| name of the Student Body
play which has been select
ed. This play was written
by Walter Ben Hare. Try
outs for the parts are to be
held this week.
Inez Wellborn, ’3B.
Upper Classmen Work To
ward Better English
The third and fourth year
English students are work
ing hard to better them
selves in English.
Third year students are
working for better use of
words and increase their vo
cabulary. They ae also stu
dying the derivation of
Lois Knox, ’36.
Speech Class Gives
If you should happen to
drop in on the Public Speak
ing Class you would see,
something very interesting.
Each person in the class
has been very inventive in
working out his own actions
for his pantomime.
Delight Maben, ’39
Work on Annual to Begin
The work on the Annual
will be started immediately
in order that they may be
completed by the end of the
term. They are usually
made by the Junior class,
but because of the small
size of the school all the
| classes will have a part in;
j the making.
Hettie Lou Maben, ’37
Two pieces of music have
| been missing for some time
from the library of the:
Girl’s Club. They are, “To
a Wild Rose” and “Come,;
I Come Singing.” Whoever |
| has these copies is request
ed to return them at once.
Base Ball Equipment
Being Ordered
Monday, February 3, Mr.
! Carls bought the baseball
j equipment for the high
! school. The things ordered
iwere: a new catchers’ mitt,
mask, protector, and leg
guards, a first base pad, two
balls, twelve bats, suits and
bases. Mr. Carl expects to
start baseball practice about
the first of March.
Joe Dobson, ’3B
Freshmen Show Apprecia
tion to Mr. Eisenhart
The Freshmen Class, who
had Mr. Eisenhart for a
teacher last year, were very
sorry to hear about his acci
dent. To show their appre
ciation for what he has done
for them, they sent him a
box of Valentine Choco
lates. They are glad to hear
that he is able to be up.,
Elsie Williams, ’39
______________________ l
has grown in the face of the
greatest obstacles. When
farmers get together to
solve thei(' own problems
through central manage
ment, they are not pursuing
some transitory “farm re
lief” scheme—they are us
ing their intelligence to
reach a goal that is benefi
cial to all concerned —pro
ducer and consumer alike.
Today is Valentine Day
i and the 24th anniversary of
the admission of Arizona to
the union. As Admission
Day, it is a legal holiday,
I and all state, county and
city offices and banks will
be closed.
Admission Day is one of
three legal holidays in Ari
zona during February. The
first was Arbor Day, Febru
ary 7. The next will be
Washington’s birthday, ( Feb
ruary 22. Lincoln’s birth
day is not a legal holiday in
Ex-President Hoover ,it is
said, became confused over
the “New Deal” and made
another speech.
News reached Coolidge
Thursday morning of the
marriage of Willard Rylatt,
23, former resident of Cool
idge and the son of Mrs.
Dollie Wilborn, also of Coo
lidge, to Miss Grace Beat
rice Sparks, 20, of Phoenix.
Tom Dunlap of N. Cool
idge is suffering with a
head trouble which centers
about the ear.
Coolidge had a very odd
visitor this week. A large
bob cat, caught in a trap
Monday night, by Lacy;
Bros., and brought to town
alive, was placed in a wire
cage in the Moxley cabin
! camp, in South Coolidge.
The cat is a very large, vi
cious specimen of his desert
type of wild life which is
common in, Southern Ari
The W. P. A, Lunch Pro- j
gram got underway, Mon
day, February 10, for Pinal
i County. The purpose of
| this program is to feed 758
' needy and undernourished!
children in the county. The;
Coolidge community has
120 children who will re
ceive a part of the benefits
which will be distributed
through the schools of the
Geo. Kinne, farmer who
lives 5 miles south of Cool
idge, is constructing a gar
age at his home this week.
A. L. Wilkinson who
lives three miles northwest
of Coolidge, has completed
an addition to* his dwelling
and outbuildings at his
Alex Peters, Pima Indian
who lives at was a
defendant in Judge Thomp
son’s court in Coolidge Mon
day afternoon. His sentence!
was 45 days in jail for
drunken driving.
Doyle Semel, who is em
ployed at the Hub Service
station is recovering from a
badly bruised hand.
R. D. Thompson was a bu
siness visitor in Casa Gran
de Saturday.
Geo. H. Sulivan of Los
Angeles is attending busi
ness here this week.
Joe Long was a business
visitor in Phoenix Monday.
Okie Hunt visited in Su
perior Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Bill Wolfe
of Phoenix were attending
business in Coolidge Tues
Joe Long was in Tucson
what we
(By Frank Dixon)
When you stop to think of
it considering the fact that
he doesn’t own an airplane
or a machine gun or a can
non this fellow Selassie is
putting up a whale of a
* * *
My sons-in-law have all
joined the Townsend club.
I can’t figure it out. None of
them is over thirty years old
and I am sixty-eight.
* * *
I have never thought I
could beat a slot machine.
, As a means of getting rid of
my money I have stuck to
farming. It is just as effec
tive as a slot machine and
much faster.
* * *
I note the Democrats held
a number of Jackson Day
banquets at which the
charge was SSO a plate.
* * *
The Democrats have come
a good ways in the past fif
ty years. Fifty years ago
the only people who could
pay SSO a plate for a ban
quet were the representa
tives of big business and the
officers of the eastern life
insurance companies.
♦ * *
Considering the fact that
the above mentioned ban
quet was pulled in the midst
of the greatest depression
the world has ever seen it
appeals to 'me as the out
standing achievement of the
party for all time.
* * *
I’ve read several of the
columns written by the Pre
sident’s wife, Mrs. Eleanor
Roosevelt, under the title
“My Day.”
♦ * *
I never realized the life
| of a President’s wife was as
dull as it seems that it is. I
think I could write a more
interesting column under the
head of “My Nights.”
* * *
I note the fashion experts
state that the correct color
for men’s suits the coming
j spring will be elephants
breath blue. We are sorry
we already have our outfit.
It is blue serge with a mir
ror effect.
* * *
The most unreliable thing
that I know about is a string
of Christmas lights.
* * *
A local man told me re
cently that since the depres
sion had curtailed the fam
ily income the family car
had reached a stage of de
creptitude that the young
son and daughter had quit
asking for it.
* * *
I note an authority on eti
quette has ruled that one
may eat potato chips with
the fingers. As far as I am
concerned larger induce
ments than this are going to
have to be offered before I
will class potato chips as
something to be eaten at all.
To M. A. Moody
‘Helping to Build Coolidge’
To correct an error in
his advertisement on the
part ot the printer, in
this week's issue of the
Examiner; we left out the
word “natural.” The ad
should read “Coolidge is
Natural Gas Minded.”
Mistakinglyi we stat/ed
“Coolidge Is Gas Minded.”
Well, before some good
citizen that is rather con
servative should come in
and cause the printer to
do the jack rabbit twifct
down some of these cot
ton rows, methinks it best
to ir~ke the correction,
and, if necessary, to give
away several gold nug
After all, if it was not
tor the modernization in
the uses of “Natural Gas”
and electricity we would
continue to live in the
stony age of candlesticks
and wood.

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