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of PINAL COUNTY \ OLUME NINE ‘ Behind the Scenes In American Business” Ry JOHN' CRADDOCK BUSINESS —N'o let up appeared last week in the slow but persist ent march toward recovery which was signa’ized a month ago by a dramatic upswing in prices of cor porate stocks and commodities. Shoe rttailers along with other deal ers in consumer goods, reported a distinct improvement in sales. With shoe prices generally lower than 1' st year. . hoe merchants are mak ing every effort to duplicate this year the 1937 sales volume of near ly three pairs of each person in the s. From Detroit came word that Juiv sale of new automobiles may he better than the June total of ISS.OOO cars. Meanwhi’e, it is re ) !• d that used car dealers are meeting with success in reducing ihe number of second hand cars on the market. News from both th ? st -1 and electric power industries is t ncouraging. Steel mills are op eiating at 30 per cent of capacity, the highest rate thus far in 193' •ad power production last week was the highest since January 29. The U. S. Treasury, it was dis closed ast week, will ask Congress to remove future federal, state and municipal bonds from the tax ex empt o’s, to extend the income tax to federal employees and to ; . permH states to tax federal bonds) and incomes of federal emp ovees ■t' in their borders. Most business rr. n consider this a worthy aim. Tixat < a of government bonds' should help businessmen to raise) capital. Suppose a retired business-j man has $10,000,000 to invest. If he puts it in government bonds at j 3 per cent his annual return would ; b( 300,000 upon which no tax would ho levied under present laws. In order to give, him this much net r<>t irn. private business would have to offer him at least 10 per cert on his money, or $1,000,000 a year. Because after he’d finished ppm*? the approximately $675,000 federal and state income tax on the $1 000,000 his actual income would he whittled to $325,000. Obviously men of wealth at present are not anxious to risk their money in private business when in many in stances they can get the same net return by investing in relatively safe government bonds. THINGS TO WATCH FOR— Combination comb and brush, so that the hair can be combed and brushed in one motion. . . Rubber flower pot; when the earth cake arcend the plant, it can be broken up by merely squeezing the pot. . . Paper bags within the cloth bag of a vacuum e’eaner: dirt collects (Continued on Last Page! o Excessive Speed Is Expensive Excessive speed is generally con ceded to be dangerous to life and property, but few people realize that there is another disadvantage to fast driving—tremendously in creased operating costs. Grover Hall, local Ford dealer, was advised by Jack Young, Ford branch service manager, that fi gures now avai able show that cer tain automobiles driven at high needs consume approximately twice as much gasoline and seven Fines more oil than cars travelling at a moderate rate over the same route. Recently the American Automo bile Association presented these figures on gas and oil consumption in support of its campaign against high speed on the nation's high ways, and the AAA findings dem ur irate that driving at moderate speed will effect great economies in the cost of operating an automobile, not to mention the matter of safe ty. Speed tests revealed that a car Y hich gets IS miles to the gallon at 30 miles an hour will get out 12.6 miles at 60 miles an hour, and only 8.6 miles to the gallon at 80 miles an hour —'.ess than half the mileage obtained at the lower rate. A A rCLP'P' • ULIuM im sihkt- M esa Solves Ihe Youth Problem In the way of organized recre i-, tion. as based on activity per-caplta resident. Mesa central Arizona city of 8,000 people c’aims to take more advantage of i s facilities than any other city in th" Unite! States. Major recreation facilities are housed at the Rendezvous park, a 10 acre tract in the north park of ! the city. Here there is a arge re gulation size swimming pool and two junior pools all equipped with a modern circulating and chlorines ing system, several softball di ;- monds, a baseball diamond with a grandstand seating 3,000, n indoor skating rink and grounds for play rnd picnics. During 1937 the total number of participating hours spent by resi dents in organized 1 the park are- . . s 285,422 and the numb , i spectator hours was 32 .<SO a total . 6.272. The lirst half of .938 si ws 175,000 hours for p icipates nd 125.0 toi oectat is. These figures o not include he unest nated 1 irs spent in u. ful reel-ation the city’s many clubs church and schools. Administrati e work o| the M< i program ' c carried on ' < a h* or f recreation who is responsible : to the Mesa Parks and playground - hoard. This bo rd is made no of a member of tlw < y cou cil gi mmar school board, high so .. . 1 hoard, chamber of romnn-rc at d the Mesa Womens club. in cooperation with the fed era’, government classes are carried on at the park in photograph ; ov n handicraft, building of a model cit art. drama, music, radio, sw inm ing end a dozen more. They at planning to display their a- < nil lished work in September. This summer, a community re creation program every lue t and Thursday morning is carried on in cooperation with the city churches at the park. About 4<io children of grammar school age are in regu’ar attendance. summer the program was handled by the Mesa Parents-Teachers as sociation. The Mesa Little Theater has grown out of the city interest in drama and now only two year old has a membership of 95 adults and young people. Plays presented by them include “Smilin' Through. “Night Must Fall." Fresh Fields ' • Enchanted April,” “Petrified For est," and “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The theater building was constructed from tw'o old high school c assroom cottages. The Mesa Writers club, meets twice a month and during th. win ter publishes a magazine of lock, writings called ‘ Cactus Cuutings In the evenings, under the lights at the park, some 100 Mesa boys of high schoo’. and college age and their fathers engage four nights a week in softball games. Teams have been organized and a regular schedule. On Friday nights Mesa business men who carry the name “Dubs" perform. Plans are underway for a Labor day program at the park as the concluding feature of the summer recreation work. During the winter months the work wiP continue in other phases of recreation. One result of the carefully plan-, ned recreation system has already been accomplished—giving the city the lowest juvenile deliquency, pet capita of any citiy in the state. Mesa youths instead of running t'n streets at all hours of the night and day come to the park, th" schools, churches and clubs and take part in useful leisure time ac tivity. S. P. TIME TABLE Effective February 13th EASTWARD No. 44 9:27 AM No. 4 9:47AM No. 2 11:52 PM WESTBOUND ; No. 1 4:51 AM No. 3 8:26 AM No. 5 7:12 PM “The Only Home-Owned Newspaper in Coolidge.” COOLIDGE, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA, THURSDAY. JULY 28 1938 V irgil W. Chandler Announces For Re-election In my previous campaigns. I promised the voters that if elected I would be on the job at all times serving Pinal county and its con stituents to the host of m ability. Since taking office I have done that \ ry thing. i ha e been told many times that 1 s- lected a very good, capab’.e, and conscientious assistant: and together we have tried to serve) v ry citizen who has soirght our i h. !p an! advice. Our office has j I n open to criticisms and sug-1 ge uiniis: and without fear or.orders | I >m a iyon< . we have performed our work and duties. It lias been j our desire to be prompt and diligent j i if. .<•• t'-r work in connection; wnn the office, and we have tu . Piled to handle till matters as; they have arisen. \\ don't profess to be infallible, and know that we have made some mistakes, but we have been on the job. We believe that a recommer dation of the high type of wo ', we have been performing can 11 secured from any and all county ff : '-lie •■•’ on’ we have served in ,•!’ par years; a"d after all. <>u i t of’ rial■ : hou'd 1e elected upon their ability and willingness to work and serve the public. VIRGIL W. CHANDLER. Cut:' dge Mar Is Bui ieci i oday David Al' ii Mul in, horn in Missouri on March 14 ISS7. passed ■.way at he ,>! nal County Hospita’ i< Florence Tuesday of this week. lingering illness. The fun ..<■ 1 vi l be 1 Id today (Thursday) ; t rt j). m. i the chapel of the Colo ud I'd" tuary. jvith Rev. T'cn« ■. 1" he N; ue Church officiating. Ii•• a iit ill be in the Florence Cere, ta y. :ir. Mn’lin is survived v his. W'd w nd two daughters, r. ;<Un; - Coolidge, and 2 sons resif’; n Phoenix. .V in came to Coolidge in Nc r 1936. and won the re sp and admiration of many here, bv lis tint Hling courage and cheer fu disposition, in face of a severe p! ysi cal 'a dicap. He d severely from palsy, but ! : (1 on being about and doii. omething right along, so he i:i" iied himself with selling candy h; ~s. neaujuts ant (turn on the st eets. L Man Killed In Accident - i E / Hayes, who conducted a gen- j or l 'P'dr and tire shop on Coo- j lid venue, was accidentally kiU-! ed Ft ’ ly of last week while work ing on a job in a local store. He stepped into a dark room f’ooded water ; nd in some way touched the inside of an empty socket and re ceived an electric shock that kill ed him almost instantly. Emm •; Oliver Hayes was born ,t Antlers, Oklahoma on Septemb -1 er 23, 1903. and came to Ariozna it the age of 17 and made his home in Mesa ; nd other nearby towns, unti' he came to Coolidge about a year ago, bought a lot opened up , a general repair shop. He is surv ived by his widow and six minor children, his father and mother, four sisters asd three brothers. The funeral was held Tuesday of this week from the Cole & Maud Mortuary, with Bishop Blazer of Mesa officiating, and interment was m de in Mesa eemetary. The sympathy of the community goes out. the bereaved family. Small Mines Are Large Producers The Arizona Small Mine Opera tors association is planning to hn’d Simmer Jamboree at Prescott on August 27th. and invitations have S A fvi L OLD JACK-1 N-THE-BOX ; 1 been rmt mit to over 4.500 mall | mint operators in the state. i rle.- F. Willis, state secretary;: of tne organization, says: ‘ The 1 i ii portans " of the small mine in- i dustry in Arizona is not appreciat- i d. ' r ■ ro: ni 'te’y on« third of the ; tnp • billion dolla • metal produc-' j tion in \riron;>. m over one iiiliion doi ... , has :»ni' from small mine ; operations. One third of the cur rent production comes from the si-. !1 i an ' hey emp’oy .bout 5,0'“!. er one third, of the men! wo ’■ ; n it he izoi a ernes. Gov- . ernnienL i -cords show that there , are now about 2.100 actual pro-i ducers of edd, silver, copper, lead . and zinc in Arizona. These figures disprove the con-. cep.i(.»i ;i it tie i lining industry of Arizona consists of seven or eight large mines. o ARIZONA IN WASHINGTON Bv 808 MERKLEY ; i Perhaps I failed to see in the , history lesson what the rest of the , class found clear enough, but 1 got the impression that the Capitol and the White House were botli represented by the same pile of granite. That was wrong. Nearly | , two miles of downtown Washington lies between them. The President runs the White House, and the Capitol belongs to Congress. (No heckling, please, this article concerns buildings.) Excep- j ting Inauguration of the President,) the Capitol holds receptions and no gala-d .ys. Inauguration is held on; the Capitol steps. mmmj u 3 GEORGS MAItS.I writes ‘THE lIiVER OF SKULLS’ An amazing new serial of the far ter,who braved the Arctic’s vastness North, a land w in-re men fight rather than stay behind, alone. In nature and jealousy in their mad “Theßiverof Skulls” George Marsh search for gold, llcre lived Alan visits a mysterious valley of the Cameron and John McCord, wastelands, where golden wealth intrepid soldiers of fortune ... here awaited the man who could reach also lived Heather,McCord’s daugh- there .. . and return alive. SERIALLY IN THIS PAPER The White House is the Presi dent’s Washington home. It houses social affairs which take in many thousands of pee, during the so cial season. It is there ‘bat every feminine visitor to the ea) ol city goes for whatever degree of reco gnition she is able to command. She may have to be satisfied with only a longing look from the outside, or she may have a 1 of introduc tion which wi’l ; Jew her to view some of the more public rooms. She might even know the right people and thereby have an opportunity to stand in line and shake hands with the President and First Lady. It <ill matters so much, don’t you know. The President’s offices are also in the White House. There he meets with members of his departments and representatives of the press. Labor leaders, industrialists, dip’o mats and many other public figures find their way to the White House. It. was the first public building in the National Capital. George Wash ington laid the cornerstone in 1792. He lived to see it completed, hut never called it home. John Adams was its first occupant. In 1814 the White House was burned by the British. The old walls were used in the rebuilding, and were covered with marks of the fire. To obliterate them, the building was painted white. It then became known as the White House The words. Executive Mansion, might not be e’ear to many Amer icans, but the White House is known to all. And i hope some of you did not know that the White House and the Capitol are nearly two miles apart. Rye Miles Says He Is Ir Ihe Race To Stay Rye Miles, veteran peace officer f Pinal county and candidate for !u Democratic nomination fer hi riff, this week refuted a report from an undetermined source to Hie effect that he had withdrawn ’rem the sheriff’s race. ‘ Nothing is further from m\ mind," Mr. Miles said to the editor of the Examiner. “I have received gre .ter encouragement from every : tion of the county than I ex pected when I entered the race, and the loyal and active support of H’i nds in all parts of the county have spurred me on to greater ef forts. I am making the most inten sive campaign of my career, for 1 now fee’ 1 owe it to the thousands f voters of the county who are let landing upon me for clean and a: cientious law enforcement after January 1. Withdraw? I should say not” New Agricultural Extension Officers Two new members of the sass of the agricultural extension servi e of the University of Arizona have been reported for duty, ac cording to ('has. U. Picbrell, direc tor. Miss Delphine E. Dawson, newly ■ppointed state leader of home d< monstration work, arrived in Tu cson July 11 to begin her work in Arizona. Miss Dawson came here from tiie Colorado agricultural ex tersion service where she was s’ated to become the state demon ;ration leader for next year. She received her Bachelor of Science de cree from the University of Color do in 1927 and lias done graduate work at Columbia, the University of California in Berkeley, and the Colorado Agricultural College. She wn homo demonstration agent for ix years in Colorado and for four ye: t’s prior to coming to Arizona ha. been specialist in clothing. Miss Da .vson also managed the Junior League tearoom in Denver for one year. Having spent her childhood on a i nch, tiie new state leader has a r rticu’arly good background for extension work. Her home was on the ranch known as the Dawson Hereford ranch, which is now man ag( d by F. R. Carpenter, national supervisor of the Taylor Grazing Act. Miss Dawson’t first plans are to become acquainted with conditions in Arizona, with methods that have been used here, and to outline her program for the coming year. William A. Steenbergen has re ce itly taken up his duties as spec ialist in soils and irrigation. This is : new position recently created by the Board of Regents through avail ble federal funds. Sti-nbergen was brought up on •ii irrigated farm in tiie Salt River valley asd was graduated from the University of Arizona in 1929. He -n’d positions with the U. S. Indian Irrigation Service and with the Roosevelt Irrigation District. Steen bergen joined the staff of the Uni versity as assistant professor ot agricultural engineering in 1930, during which time his work was almost exclusively in the various phases of irrigation. For the last iiree years he has been on leave fr m the University in order to be a '.and use planning specialist in the federal bureau of agricultural economics. Steenbergen will work ; n cooperation with the coonty agri cultural agents in all parts of the state. —o First 1938 Cotton First bale of cotton ever de livered in Pinal county during the month of July was deliver ed to the Western Gin in Coo lidge on Tuesday, July 26th, by Ed Akey cotton farmer living four miles east of Coolidge. LOCAL PAPER for LOCAL PEOPLE NUMBER 22 Coolidge Beauty Shop Secure Fine Location The Coolidge Beauty Shoppe, first established here seven years ago by Mrs. Dollie Willborn, in her home, has grown with Coolidge un til it was first necessary for Mrs. Wi born to secure down town quarters in the S & B Barbershop, and four years ago the shop was moved to its present location in the R. J. Jones office building where the business was conducted with a steadily iijqreasing pattonjage. Mrs. Tom Edwards, who worked in the shop, purchased the business a year ago from Mrs. Wilborn, and in April of this year Miss Noro Beagle of Tucson became associat ed with Mrs. Edwards, her specialty being the famous Wen-Dell dry climate cosmetics, manufactured at Tucson and especially suitable to the Arizona climate. The business has increased until it now becomes necessary to secure larger quarters, and arrangements have been made i to locate in the new San Carlos ■ Theatre building, where the Cooli dge Beauty Shoppe will formally i open for business on August the i 3rd with all new fixtures and I equipment. Miss Betty Richards.,) jwi 1 continue with the shop as hair stylist. No expense has been spared in fitting and furnishing the new shop with the very latest equipment. Mr. Ernie Lindeman, interior decorator, is in charge of the arrangement and decorations of the shop, there will be six individ ual booths and a reception room for customers. The fiont and interior decora tions are ultra-modern both in color and design. The front will be black, ! with silver trim, and round wind ows, the flooring is a black marble j composition, walls and ceiling are in designs of seven different colors, each separated by a narrow strip of silver color. All fixtures are built by Mr. Lindemann in stream lined designs, the color will be ivory with stipple finish. No ex pense is being spared to make this shop one of beauty and comfort for its patrons. That Coolidge appreci ates and appivjvds of thjis| Hew modern enterprise as a major addi tion to its business concerns is evidenced by a full page advertise , ment appearing in this issue, and ! everyone is invited to attend the opening on Wednesday afternoon and evening, August the 3rd. o Mr. Ettreim Makes Business Change Mr. and Mrs. Joel Ettreim will leave this week for Phoenix to establish their home there. Mr. Ettreim, who came here about a year ago and was first associated with the Moag Motor Co., later en tered a partnership with Mr. John White, and they organized the Pinal Machine & Welding Shop. Mr. Et treim has now sold his interest to Mr. White and retires from the j firm. During their residence here | Mr. and Mrs. Ettrtim have made many friends, whose best wishes j follow to their new home. o Arizona Will Be Well Portrayed The exhibit of the Western States at the Golden Gate Exposition in 1939, will be of an informative na ture as well as an artistic display of tne various attractions of the west. Photograph of scenic attractions and points of interest in Arizona are now being received by the Ari zona World’s Fair Commission from the chambers of commerce in the different counties. These will be used to feature the dis tricts that are interested in hav ing representation as a part of the Arizona display Scenes in the mining districts as well as photo graphs of cattle herds, agricultural growth, and lumber operations are also being received and will be i used to assist in the effort of the commission to provide Arizona with an exhibit that will portray to the exhibition visitors the varied at tractions and resources of the state.