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for PINAL COUNTY VOLUME NINE PROGRAM November 11, 1938 SUNRISE CANNON SALUTE 10: A. M „ PARADE FORMS AT LEGION HALL 10:50 A. M PROGRAM AT SAN CARLOS THEATRE 1. Star Spangled Banner, CUHS Band. 2. Moment of Silence. Invocation by Rev. Frazier 3. The Americans Come. Mrs. L. R. Winkler 4. Roll Call. 5. Legionnaire Urton Directing War Songs. 6. Address of the fJay. Dean Butler, U. of A. 7. Taps. 1:00 P. M DINNER AT LEGION HALL Open To Public, 50c 2:00 P. M AT FAIR GROUNDS One mile west of Coolidge 1. Races, matched horses. 2. Fat Man’s Race, 100 ya#ds. First prize SI.OO, Second 50c, third 25c. 3. Sack Race, boys under 14 years. First prize SI.OO, Second 50c, Third 25c 4. Calf Roping Contest. 5. Three Legged Race. First prize SI.OO, Second 50c, Third 25c. 6. Team Tying Contest. 7. Potato Race. 8. Wild Cow Milking Contest. 9. Corrigan 3 legged race. First prize SI.OO, Second 50c, Third 25c. 10. Barrel Race (mounted on horseback). 7:30 R M FOOTBALL GAME Coolidge High vs. Florence High. 10:00 P. M DANCE AT LEGION HALL Sen. Hayden Makes Interesting Address At tlie democratic rally held in Coolidge High School auditorium Wednesday evening Hon. Carl Hay den. United States Senator from Arizona, and principal speaker.! held the close interest of his audi-l ence with an interesting resume <f his political career, which start-! *d when he was first elected sher ff of Maricopa county back in 1906. He was then elected countyl treasurer, then became a memb er of the U. S. Congress and has now served 12 years as Senator from Arizona. He has served und er and worked with six Presidents, Taft, Wilson. Harding. Coolidge, Hoover and Roosevelt and pre sented an interesting and instruc tive of the principal char acteristics of each one. The Senator holds membership in several of the most powerful committees in the Senate, due to his long service in the Senate and the seniority rule that governs committe appoint ments. He asked for unity in the democratic party and support of regularly nominated candidates, and closed by quoting President Wilson’s definition of a democrat ‘ A democrat is one who votes the democratic ticket” The meeting enjoyed several mu-j sical numbers by the CUHS band, I and was opened by democratic I county chairman John Goree, who! first introduced Walter Smith, candidate for County Supervisor, then Wm. Coxon, candidate for State Senator, who stated that his main concern was to try to effect a reduction in taxes. Hon. A. G. Mc- Alister, Chief Justice of the Su preme Court of Arizona was next on the program and gave an in teresting talk of the problems of a Judge. He is a former principal cf the Florence schools. Wilson T. Wright, candidate for State Corp oration Commissioner, followed with a number of humorous re marks about a political campaign, in the course of which he said he had listened to Senator Hayden’s peech 31 times, and Senator Hay den had listened to his —and they w’ere still friends. The Coolidge Examiner Election of School Trustees In the election of school truste es held Saturday, W. C. Ketcher j sid received 164 votes and George : W. Ware 107 votes in their contest i for membership on the grammar school board. In the High School distifict election Leonard received a total of 150 votes and Charles Brown 140. Mr. Brown , carried Coolidge with a vote of 136 1 to Mr. Spruell’s 129, while in the McDowell district the vote was 21 for Mr. Spruell and 4 for Mr. Brown, giving Mr. Spruell a ma jority of 10 votes in the entire district. i o ( Halloween Party For Teachers j A very enjoyable old fashioned Halloween party was given Mon day night by Vera Mae and Ray mond Campeall, David and Jack Stonjehocker, in honor of their teachers, past and present. Guests were greeted by the “devil,” guided by a witch and sent through a small hole to the land of shades, by tw r o small ghosts. Murder, witches stew and cooties i were played. Fortunes were told |by an enormous black spider who ! had spun a web which the guests were obliged to untangle. After the games, every one pulled taffy and many were the fingers and mouths that were burned. Re freshments of Cookies and punch were served, and the home deco rated with Halloween cutouts and jack o’ lanterns. Invited guests were: Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Kirby, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Hinton, Mr. O sb o rn , Mr. Burrell, and Misses Christine Hicks, Helen Fulkerson, May Steffen, Helen Edwards, Frances Spain, ' Eva Harris, Dorothy McComb, Myrtle Yohn, and Dr. and Mrs. R. V. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Gene 1 Stonehocker and daughter, Oralie. ; o Mr. Lynn Earley of Florence, Pinal County Assessor, was a busi j ness visitor in Coolidge yesterday. “The Only Home-Owned Newspaper in Coolidge” COOLIDGE, PINAL COUNTY. ARIZONA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1933 Candidates in Tuesday’s General Election Political futures of these men rest with the voter® Tuesday’s election. row left to right: Thqmas E. Dewey. Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York; Richard Lyons, Illinois G. O. P. senatorial candidate; Sheridan Downey, California’s Democratic senatorial nominee. Bottom left to right: Leverett Saltonstall, Massachusetts Q| O. P. guebernatorial candidate; Harold Stassen GOP candidate for governor of Minnesota; Gov, Phillip LaFollette, who stakes hi s national Progressive nartv’s future on re-election in Wisconsin. p ’ Rotary To Have Float In Parade At the Rotary meet Thursday Phil Claridge, Dick Keith and Natt N. Dodge were appointed by Presi dent Urton to prepare a float for the Parade in the Armistice Day celebration here November 11th. George Dell, program committee man, then presented Jimmie Jayne: who read an excellent article on how Providence, “R. I. solved her! automobile accident problem by re ducing the maximum speed limit to 25 miles per hour, and then seeing to it that this law is rigidly en forced. Bill Urton proved himself to be an A1 auctioneer—he auctioned off a pocket knife to the highest bidder, and Hugh Miller bid it in finally for 30 cents. Visitors were Ema Russel of the: Tucson Rotary, W. H. Strutherg, of i Tucson, and H. L. Short of the Union Oil Co. of Los Angeles. o Mrs. Natt N. Dodge was hostess today at a Swedish Coffee Party given in honor of Mrs. F. A. An derson of Prescott, mother of Mrs. Harry Culbert of Coolidge and a visitor here this week. Our report er is seriously indisposed because he wasn’t there, for the refresh ments are listed as: Kaffe kaka; Almond Tarts; Limpa, med Ost: Fattigman’s Bakelser, and Skorpa. Guests for the occasion were Mes dames Earl Hicks, Charles E. Brown, Robert Springfield, C. W. Lewis, Hugh Miller, V. Bicknell, Jay Hinton, Geo Dempster, Parke Soule, Harry- Culbert, and the guest of honor, Mrs. Anderson. UNTIE HIM! Aged Coolidge Man Found Dead According to an item in the Mesa Journal-Tribane of last wieek a Coolidge man was found dead there. The article reads as follows: John Morrison, who until recent ly was residing and working as a cotton picker, In Coolidge, was found dead Thursday morning on North Morria street Hi» body was discovered near his bedroll, ; apparently only a short time after he died. It wa 3 a natural death. Morrison, according to the Pinal county welfare board, was 76 years old and he was born In Minnesota. He had been receiving assistance from the welfare board in addi ‘ tion to the small wages he was able to earn in the cotton fields. Wel | fare officials said they had not known that he had left Coolidge. o Rotary Hears W. D. Kirby Review At the Rotary meet today, Miss Christine Hicks entertained the Club with songs and music numb ers, and M1s 9 Gloria Appel gave a fine talk on ‘‘Conduct, Courtesy, and Good Fellowship.” President Urton w-as presented with a white bull, for some reason best known to the members. The principal talk was by W. D. Kirby, principal of the Coolidge Grammar school, who presented a review on the proposed Constitu tional amendments, especially the “Tax Free Homes’’ measure, as prepared bythe School of Law at the University of Arizona. Women’s Club Hears Talks On Government Following: the topic adopted for discussion by the Coolidge Wom en’s Club, "Modern Trend of Gov ernment,” a talk was given last Thursday before the club by J. Phil Claridge, local attorney on “Ari zona State Institutions.” Mr. Clari dge was introduced by Mrs. M. M. Wara, president of the club. Mrs. R. J. Jones, legislation chair man, then introduced Mr. Hank Ro bertson of Florence, who explain the amendments to be voted on in thhe coming election. “Navy Day,” Oct. 27th, was com memorated with a short article read by Mrs. R. J. Jones. Reports were made by Mrs. D. S. Davis and Mrs. W. C. Pew, who attended the Southern District Federation of the Women’s Clubs held at Wilcox last week, as delegates from the Coolidge Women’s Club. New members introduced to the club were: Mesdames Cora Wyn ne, W. R. Elliott, Frances Miller, Martin Talla and Wm. Urton. Mrs. George Dempster was elected as corresponding secretary to fill a vacancy caused by resignation. Hostesses for this meeting were Mesdames C. A. Christensen, C. W. Hooper and Harry Culbert. A six weeks benefit contract tournament began November Ist. o Bahai Faith To Meet Here Sunday The first of a series of talks on the Baha’i faith, which is characterized by its followers as a "call to religious unity,” will be given at the Coolidge Woman’3 club building on Sunday afternoon, November 6th at 2:15 o’clock. These meetings are sponsored by the Baha’i Assembly of Phoenix and are open to the public without j charge or collection. Mr. Edward Ruppers, chairman of the local teaching committee will preside and present the follow ing program: Vocal solo, Paul A. Schoeny, Ac companied at the piano by Clarence Iverson. “History and Principles of the Baha’i Faith”, Lois Humphrey “The Creative Word of God,” Clinton H. Bugbee. “The Goal of a New World Or der,” Mrs. Zahrah Schoeny. Song "Benediction” by Shahnaz Waite in closing. Mr. Rupers said, "Men and wo men of discernment throughout the world are studying the construct ive program of the Baha’i teach ings for creation of a peaceful world society.” He characterized the Baha’i faith as "the teachings of Christ applied to the needs of the present day." Great Event Scheduled For Armistice Day Celebration In Coolidge The American Legion Post of Coolidge, with the Casa Grande and Florence Posts co-operating are making pre paration for the largest celebration in Pinal county hit t ory, to take place in Coolidge on Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1938- The complete program is published in thfs issue. R* A. Faul Speaks At Lions Club The Coolidge Lions Club meet ing Tuesday night marked the largest attendance ever mustered for a Lions Club meeting in Coo lidge, and members and guests en joyed an interesting program and a dinner of roast venison. The sight , conservation project w r as discuss ed as wag also the matter of a sewing room for Coolidge. The guest speaker for the evening was R. A. Faul, manager of the Casa Grande Valley Farm, the large pro ject east of Coolidge containing about 4,000 acres of land and hous ing 60 families, all in modern homes. Mis. Fauls jaddress was closely followed by everyone pres ent, as he outlined the aims and purposes of the government, ir* financing the enterprise, and gave detailed information as to the manner in which it is intended to re-establish farmers with govern ment aid. He stated that 150 families can be established on that farm and make a decent living and possibly some profit for their la bors. PTA Meeting Well Attended The Grammar School orchestra directed by Miss Frances Spain, played the opening number on a program for the regular meeting of the Coolidge Parent Teachers association, held in the Grammar School auditorium at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. The first grade classes presented "Musical Nursery Rhy mes” with Miss Eva Harris and Mis s Spain, the teachers in charge, assisted by Miss Naomi Elmore at the piano, followed by “Egyptain Dance” by the orchestra. Mrs. Nat N. Dodge, president, conducted the business session. Community singing wias led by George Burrell of the Grammar School faculty. Mrs. Herman Stef fan, Florence, the guest speaker was introduced by Mrs. Robert Goff, program chairman. Mrs. Stef fan talked on "Music in the Home and School.” Reports of commite es were made and following an nouncements made: The Parent Study group will meet with Mrs George Dempster, at 2:30 Novemb er 8; a meeting will be held No ember 16th at the High School au ditorium with a “Magician” pre senting a program; the next PTA meeting has been set for Decem ber 6, with a program on “Christ mas Traditions”. Mrs. Dodge read a poem “Moth er Singers” by Vera King Clark. Mrs. R. S. Masson, hospitality chairman announced, 110 children were represented in the meeting, with approximately 80 in attend ance. Miss Spain’s first grade had the highest attendance record with 47 per cent attendance and a party will be given for these youngsters November 4th from 1 to 2 p. m. in the Woman’s Club House. The Bth grade room mothers were refreshment hostesses with Mrs. V. O. Elkins and Mrs. P. B. Hannah as chairman, assisted by Mesdames Francis Seagoe, Frank Watson, William Short and W. H. Higginbotham. o A mass meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 6th, at 2:30 P m. in the local Justic Hall, to hear Hon. Bert Clingan, republican candidate for U. S. Senator. It is also planned to organize a new Townsend Club here, and E. D. Whiltsitt, A. C. Anderson, and oth ers, will speak on that subject. LOCAL PAPER for LOCAL PEOPLE NUMBER 36 All civic organizations and the local schools, as well as the gen eral public are backing the B' ys of the World War in a most co operative manner, hence this cele bration should prove a banner day in Coolidge. Those who have sicni fied their intention of enter' ig floats and decorated cars in the ' ig parade to date are: The Lio is Club, the Rotary club, the Woma ’& club, the Junior Women’s club, the Grammar School and High School, the Boy Scouts, the Sons of Am erican Legion, the American Leg ion Auxiliary, the National Park Service, the PTA and CCC, the Casa Grande Drum and Bugle Corps, the National Guard of Casa Gran de, the Florence Union High School Band, the Coolidge Union High School Band, the McClellan Par sons Post of Florence, the David Hood Post of Coolidge, and many private cars. Private cars are in vited to fall in line. The parade will be followed with memorial exercises in the new San Carlos Theatre at 10:50, featured by an address by Dr. Montague Buttler, Dean of the Arizona Col lege of Mines, who is a nationa ly known and noted orator. A t 1 p. m. the laides of the Auxiliary will serve dinner in the Legion Hall, open to the public at a small fee to those who care to participate. A good Rodeo and Race program will be held at the Fair grounds west of town, during the afternoon, and at 7:30 in the evening there will be a football game between the Coolidge and Florence high school teams. This game should prove a thriller, as the teams are. evenly matched and the rivalry between them always makes this game the headline of the season. The big day of fun ends with a dance at 9 p. m., in the American Legion Hall and spon sored by the Auxiliary. o ■ Hamilton Lumber Co. Sold To O’Malleys The P. W. Hamilton Lumber Co., announced this week that sale of their lumber yard in Coolidge has been made to the O’Malley Luix b er Co., of Phoenix, owners and operators of a large number of lumber yards as well as sash and door factories in Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso and Alberquerque. It is announced that Coy Hamilton will remain in charge of the business Were, as local manager for the O’Malley Co., and that there will he no change in the local personnel. P. W. Hamilton is one of the first settlers in Coolidge, haviug started his lumber business ho” 0 in October 1927, just 11 years ago and built up one of the largest in dividual enterprises in the county. None of those firms now in busi ness in Coolidge were here when Mr. Hamilton started except the Shell Oil Co. THINGS TO WATCH FOR —New type of fluerescent lamp which can be screwed into the ordinary type of electric socket in the home and saves 80 per cent of current costs . . . “Jitterbug Contests” to take place of “bank nites” at local mo vie houses . . . Cough drops con taing aspirin . . . "Roof-top” park ing stations with stores beneath them; promoters now operating one in New York, expect to be copied in other cities and towr.s . . A two pound wool blanket to compete with the regular 3% to 3 pound numbers . . . Three-way men’s overcoat to sell at around S4O; lining sips out to give warm ’ day topcoat; turn that inside out and you have raincoat . . . "Jam” bracelets inscribed with the jargon ’ dear to the heart of every swing devotee • .