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Coolidge Golf Team
Won Boyd Trophy At
Barge Peace, Phoenix, captured
the Superior Invitational Golf
Tournament last Sunday. One
stroke down at the end of the first
nine, he came back with a 33, 3
under par to beat George Hayduke.
Coolidge. Pease’s card. 38. 33, 71.
Hayduke 37. 3ft. 76. Norman Free
man. Florence, was medalist with
: 5. George Hayduke was runner-up
medalist with 36.
Jim Canning won the Ist flight
and Nick Hayduke was winner of
the 2nd flight.
The Coolidge Golf Team com
txjsed of George HayduWe. Ot's
Sasser, Nick Hayduke and Thad
Lynch won the Boyd Golf Trophy
for the Pinal County Golfers. Led
by George Hayduke with a 36 and
37 the Coolidge team totalled 316
for the 18 holes. Superior was next
with 325, Ray 339, Hayden 339,
Florence 344 and Casa Grande 352.
The Boyd Cup has been won by
Superior 4 times and by Ray 4
times. This is Coolidge’s first win.
It is necessary to win 5 times be
fore permanent possession can be
made of the trophy. Approximately
73 golfers attended the meet from
Pinal county and Phoenix and
Concert a Success
The annual spring concert of the
CUHS Rand and Orchestra held in
the high school auditorium last Fri
day evening, was a big success
with nearly capacity crowd attend
ing. The program was varied and
interesting with many solo and
dret numbers which showed the
results of much hard work on the
part of both Mr. J. R. McCullough,
director, and pupils.
The program included both
popular and classical music.
The entire faculty at Kenilworth
school was re-elected for next
Harry Culbert. principal. P. B.
Hauskins, Beaulah Murphy, Helen
Hayduke. Ethel Fields, Elizabeth
Smith and Mrs. E. M. Gammage.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
8 P M.
American Legion, Don Paul, Commander.
Legion Auxiliary, Mrs. C. J. Preece, President.
Junior Woman's Club, Mrs. Earl Hicks, President.
Every Ist and 3rd Monday.
8 P. M.
Chamber of Commerce.
Ist and 2nd Tuesday.
Odd Fellows, Carl Thompson, Noble Grand,
2:30 P. M.
P. T A., Mrs. Natt Dodge, President.
Every Ist Tuesday.
Executive Board meets last Tuesday.
6:30 P. M.
Lions Club, Ray Lindemann, President.
Every Ist and 3rd Wednesday.
8 P. M.
Eastern Star, Mrs. Beulah Bryant, Worth Matron.
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday.
S P. M.
Masonic "Lodge, W. M., Gerald W. Bryant.
Rotary Luncheon, Bill Urton, President. (Weekly)
2 P. M.
Woman s Club, Mrs. M. M. Ware, President.
Every 2nd and 4th Thursday.
2:30 P. M.
Church Auxiliary, Mrs. R. L. Sewell, President.
Ist and 3rd Thursday.
2:30 P. M.
Desert Woman's Club, Mrs. T. Roberts, President.
Every 2nd and 4th Friday.
8 P. M.
Rebekah Lodge, Sirs. L. M. Ware, Noble Grand.
Every Ist and 3rd Friday.
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A meeting of the Townsend Plan i
supporters was held in the J. P. of
’ f’ce, Tuesday evening, with a very
good crowd and a splendid meet-1
Mr. Ed Whitset. of Phoenix Club j
No. 33 was the speaker of the eve- !
j ning. In attendance from Phoenix j
| was O. P. Skinner, Mr. and Mrs. j
' Chas Klaus and Frank Sellner, oil j
of these visitors are members of
| Townsend Club No. 23.
It was stated that the meeting
: had been called for the purpose of
1 organizing a Townsend Club in
Coolidge, and the following men
were elected or appointed temp
N. W. Moxley, chairman; J. J.
Jones, secy, and C. B. Spooner,
As soon as the club is organized
i and a charter granted, regular of
ficers will be elected.
In addition to the visitors from J
Phoenix, there were about 30 pres
ient, and 13 signed up for member-;
ship, cards were given to Tom
Wall, N. W. Moxley, Tom Moxley.
J. J. Jones, and any one desiring
to become a member can see any’
of these, and a membership card
will be issued.
The members of Club 23, of
Phoenix stated that they were or
ganizing clubs in Casa Grande and
Florence also, as soon as possible.
The Townsend membership has
gained as high as 400 per cent in
some seven states since January
Ist, 1939, and 19 states have given
their support to the movement
through their respective legisla
It was stated by the speaker of
the evening, and given out in the
Townsend Weekly, that more than
1000 clubs had been organized
since January Ist 1939, and that no
other movement had made such
wonderful progress as has the
It is estimated that at least 100,
000 Townsend Club members would
attend the National Convention at
Indianapolis, and the success of
, House bill No. 2 depends largely
on the attendance and success of
The New Standard Oil Station
for Coolidge is nearing completion.
Bill Hamilton, contractor, tor the
station, reports several weeks
more work on the building before
I it is finished.
“The Only Home-Owned Newspaper in Coolidge”
COOLIDGE. PINAL COUNTY. ARIZONA. THURSDAY, MAY 4, 1939
Mystery at Midnight
To Be Presented At
High School Tonight
i The cast for Mystery at Mid
night, the thrilling mystery comedy,
I has been in rehearsal nightly in an
endeavor to give Coolidge one of
j the best performances it has seen.
Mystery at Midnight is full of
thrills and excitement.
In conection with Mystery at
Midnight the Junior Woman’s club
. is presenting a baby contest call
ed “Beaux and Belles of 1950.”
Entrants include: Jackie Cooper,
; Billy Carls, Earline Hicks, Lee 1
Gregory McCleary, Linare Keith, j
Gary Lindeman, Kathleen Me-1
Cleary, Annabeth Cochran, Billy
Dale, Cynthia Clements, Gertrude j
These children will be presented
on the stage tonight. The winners
will be announced and presented
with their prizes.
Coolidge Junior Woman’s
i club is sponsoring this performance
to enable them to continue their
benefits of the year.
Athletes of Senior
Mrs. and Coach Carls entertained
the Senior Class Athletes with a
delicious dinner Tuesday evening
at their home in West Coolidge.
After dinner w’as served the
guests enjoyed an evening of
Chinese checkers and cards. Senior
Athletes invited were: Bud Vest, j
Arnold Glenn. Bill Pen ! x. Jack J
Rowe, D. G. Shoemaker, Hershall
Holmes, Albert Melton, Berton
Haworth, Joe Clemans, and Minor
Chesley, other guests included
Grey Douglas, Billie Wynne,
George Marich, and Howard Fisher, j
One of our subscribers expresses
himself very emphatically in a
letter which we print in part, j
thanking him for his co-operation: '
“The Coolidge Examiner
“I am enclosing money order to
cover subscription to The Coolidge ;
' Examiner. Some people can not (
understand WHY it costs money to
I publish a newspaper but this is f
not surprising since many people i
understand next to nothing. The I
greatest curse in the World is still
ignorance, and strange but true, i
much of this ignorance comes from
those reputed to be learned in j
book lore. Some time, we may en- j
joy More’s Utopia but that would
not work either because there |
would be no need for newspapers
and lawyers. Guess we better for
get about this Utopia. In truth, we
are a Hell of a distance from it
now’. I send my regards to The j
Examiner and may you continue
Meeting of Year
The eighth grade mother and
I th© Senior mothers of the high
school were honor guests at the
last Parent-Teacher meeting of the
'year, Tuesday May 2, at 2:30 in
the grammar school auditorium.
The eighth graders gave a short
program and the children from the
kindergarten entertained with May
The speaker George Marich told
|of plans for summer recreation in |
Since this was the final meeting
of the year, 4 the new officers were
| installed by Mrs. S. R. Mathews.
\ the first vice-president of the State
! Parent-Teacher Congress. The
delegates to the district convention
gave short reports.
The social tea hour followed the
j meeting and in charge of arrange
ments w’ere Mrs. R. V. Campbell,
I Mrs. George Truitt, Mrs. Frances
i Clubb, Mrs. Natt Zahalsky and
: Mrs. Bill Kieth.
Lena Stubblefield was in charge
iof the nursery for the pre-school
iWork On Labor
Camp To Start
Contract for the construction of
the $300,000 migrant farm labor
\ camp at 11-mlle corner will be
j awarded shortly after opening of
bids Tuesday, J. A. Waldron, state
supervisor for the U. S. Farm Se
j curity Administration, said. Con
struction is expected to start as
soon as the contract is approved.
The project will include housing
facilities for 300 families, with a
I community house, electricity, wa
ter, sewerage, comfort stations, cor
rals, barns, etc. The project is one
of three built to accommodate the
hordes of migratory laborers. One
such project is in operation in Cold
water, the second will be situated
at 11-mile corner to serve Coolidge
Casa Grande and Eloy, and the ,
third is contemplated for the Yuma
Miss Frances Spain
j A buffet supper was given at
the home of Miss Shiffer and Miss
Harris last Tuesday honoring Miss
Frances Spain. The menu includ
ed open faced sandwiches, vege
table salad, deviled eggs, pickles
and olives and ice cream and
cakes were decorated with
yellow rosebuds. Yellow roses
furnished the other decorations. A
picnic basket full of gifts was pre
sented to Miss Spain tied with
white satin ribbon bearing the
names Frances and Larry.
The guests included Misses
Frances Spain, Naomi Elmore.
Christine Hicks, Frances Folsom,
Dorothy McComb, Helen Edwards.
Abbie Dee White, Helen Fulker
son, Myrtle Yohn, and Mesdames
W. D Kirby, Robert Springfield
and J. Hinton.
Mothers Day Tea
A tea,honoring the mothers, will |
be given in the church recreation
! rooms Friday May 5, and an
interesting program will be given
at 2:30 p. m., the public is cordially
invited to attend. A silver offering
will be taken, 25c for adults and
10c for children. Mrs. Mary Fisher
is chairman of arrangements, the
committee assisting are Mesdames
I C. J. Preece, M. L. Talla. Carl .
Slater, Leon Smith, Lillian Prather, j
IW. Farnsworth and Mrs. Jarratt,
Mrs. Ed. Clark of Coolidge, won
first prize, a new camera, in the i
Arizona Daily Star’s local “Comic J
Popluarity Contest” which closed
here Wednesday night. Mrs. Fred
Elledge and Grace Nixon won sec
ond and third prizes.
Dessert Bridge Party
The Parent-Teacher association
of Coolidge gave a very interesting
Dessert Bridge and Chinese check
ers party last Saturday. A “Freak ’
Hat Parade was a feature of the
entertainment, for which prizes
were awarded to Mrs. M. K. Mc-
Mullen, first and Mrs. H. M. Chap
pel, Florence, second. Other num
bers on the program were tap I
dancing by Celia Zahalsky and j
Coralain Sewell accompanied on the
piano by Jackie Stewart. Prizes
for bridge went to Mrs. Ruth
Smith, and Mrs. Sallie Stringer,
and Mrs. H. Holland and Mrs. M.
M. Cooper won the Chinese check
The committee in charge includ
| ed Mesdames G. L. Johnson, Harold
Moag, Mancil Worley, Clifford Cle
ments, R. D. Cochran, Archie Me-
Euen, R. L. Sewell, Hobart Ulmer
Cassie McEuen and G. N. Rice. The
blooming spring flowers in the
patio formed a natural setting of
Proceeds are to be used for
school honor pin awards.
Early Tuesday morning the Rich
field Service station at Coolidge
was robbed by two young and well
dressed men. Opie Wallis was in
charge of the station that night
and reported that the robbers
were apparently well educated
crooks. Wallis was ordered to fill
their car with gas and open the
cash register, after taking the cash
available they ordered Wallis to
enter their car drove east towards
Florence and released him on the
highway about 4 miles east of
town. Both robbers carried guns.
Troy Thrash and Opie Wallis
operate the Rhichfield Station in
partnership, changing about with
day and night service. Wallis was
returned to Coolidge by J. M.
Payne, a farmer east of town.
Odd Fellow Picnic
The Odd Fellow picnic held Sun
day at Oak Flats near Globe, Ari
zona, was enjoyed to the fullest
extent by nearly 100 people. Odd
Fellow's and their families from
Coolidge, Ray and Superior attend
The ladies beat the men very
soundly at a game of soft ball.
Then boxing matches, foot races.)
horse shoe pitching and Chinese)
I Checkers were enjoyed.
A delicious pot luck dinner was j
served. The committee in charge
|of arrangements w'ere O. M. King,
I chairman, Young Veasey, Sam
Taylor and Fred Sow'ell.
Mrs. Roger Isles was operated
on for appendicitis Sunday April
30 at the County hospital at Flor
ence, she is reported recovering
Notice of 2nd Ap
portionment of Stored
and Pumped Water
The first apportionment of
stored and pumped water for lands
on the San Carlos Project for the
Calendar Year 1939 was made by
the Commissioner of Indian Affairs
and approved by the Secretary of
the Interior on January 25, 1939,
to the amount of 1.013 ac. ft. per
acre. This was based on the
amount of 4,310 ac. in the San
Carlos Reservoir on January 1,
1939, and the making available of
100,000 ac. ft. from the pumps op
erated in project irrigation wells,
or a total of 104,310 ac. ft. It was
estimated that 3,000 ac. ft of water
will be reqiured for Federal and
State agencies. Municipalities and
schools, so that under the first
apportionment a net of 101,310 ac.
ft. of water was available at source
of supply and subject to transporta
tion and evaporation losses.
Since that time an additional
amount of 25,570 ac. ft. of water
came into San Carlos Reservoir so
that it reached its maximum
storage capacity so far during the
present season of 29,880 ac. ft. on
April 11th. A new apportionment
of this increase is hereby made to
the 100,000 acres of land within
the project and at the rate of
.2557 ac. ft. per acre measured at
the source of supply.
This makes the total apportion
ment for the Calendar Year 1939 i
to date of 1.2687 ac. ft. per acre
measured at the source of supply
and subject to evaporation and
In order that the land owners
; may know what to expect as to
j the amount of w'ate,r which mav
be delivered to their lands out of
the total amount at source of
supply, it is estimated that 1.0 ac.
ft. per acre will be available at the
This order applies to all lands
under constructed ditches ready
for irrigation, and the stored and
the pumped water shall be de
livered in the same proportion per
acre to each acre cultivated in so
far as the physical conditions per
mit, and shall be subject to the
basic charges and per acre limita
tions provided in the order
authorizing the assessment of
operation and maintenance charges
against the lands of the project.
The delivery of pumped water as j
herein apportioned will necessarily
be limited each day to the ability
of the project to supply power for
the operation of the pumping
plants, also to the ability of the
lands to make proper use of the
water from the w’ells w'hich can
It is possible that 'additional*
water will reach the San Carlos
Resevoir and become available for
apportionment later in the season
of 1939, and in that event the pro
ject landowners will be duly noti
fied in advance of any additional
Farm Bureau Will
Meet May 9th
Fred Wuertz, president of the
Coolidge Farm Bureau, announced
today that A. B. Ballantyne, Rural
Sociologist of the Agricultural Ex
tension Service, University of Ari
zona, will speak on the subject
of "The Effect of Reciprocal
Trade Agreements on Agriculture,”
at a meeting of the Coolidge Farm
Bureau in the Coolidge Community
Church on next Tuesday evening
May 9th, at 8 o’clock.
This discussion should prove of
particular interest to local farmers
who are now much interested in
moving a larger proportion of cot
| ton wheat and other commodities
J into export, and to livestockman
j who must face competition from
| cattle imported from Mexico.
J Other features are being arrang
ed for the program, and refresh- J
ments will be served. All farmers
and other interested are cordially j
invited to attend.
Mr. Hill, of the Sanitary Grocery
received the sad new's of the death
of his father this w r eek, who resides
in New Mexico.
Interesting Report of
U. S. Treasury Dept.
Secretary of the Treasury
Morgenthau announced today that
the total sales of Savings Bonds
through March 31, 1939, aggregated
in maturity value, more than $2,-
437,108,850, and that purchases have
been made by approximately 1,564.-
608 investors. The total represents
average purchases of $1,957,525, for
each business day since March 1,
1935, when these bonds were first
placed on sale. Deducting bonds
redeemed, the maturity value of
Savings Bonds outstanding on
March 31, 1939' was approximately
The total maturity value of
purchases for the calendar year
1938 was $707,291,650, an average
purchase for each business day of
last year of $2,334,300.
Tabulations show that Coolidge
post office ranks sth place by per
Capita Sale of Bonds, out of the 20
Second class post offices in the
j State a wonderful record for so
young a town.
Approximately 22,000 post offices
throughout the country sell United
States Savings Bonds. Regional re
ports as to annual purchases at
each of these offices and mail
order purchases originating in.
their respective territories are be
ing forwarded to the postmasters
The annual spring round-up of
children who plan to enter kinder
garten or first grade next fall will
be held on Tuesday, April 9, at
8:30 in Dr. B. L. Steward’s office.
Dr. R. V. Campbell, dentist, will
examine the children’s teeth.
Bring your pre-school children to
this free clinic, that the school
nurse may have a complete health
record of each child when he starts
his school life. This clnic is
sponsored bythe Parent-Teacher as
Free Concert Sat.
Night By Sacaton
The citizens of Coolidge will
have the pleasure of listening to
the open air concert by the Sacaton
Indian Band next Saturday evening,
May 6th, in Coolidge, on the south
end of Main street about 7:30. It
will be a real treat to hear them,
so don’t forget to be there. This
band will sell chances on a high
class radio that night for only 25c,
the proceeds to be used for uni
forms and instruments for the band
, and also new music. This band has
always furnished music that was
greatly enjoyed by everyone, and
they will appreciate your presence.
Following is the program:
1. March, Semper Fidelis, Susa.
2. Overture, Princes of Indian,
K. L. King.
3. Waltzes, Enchanted Night, K.
4. The Jazz, Fox Trot, "Hawai
ian Butterfly.” Baskette-Santly.
5. Mexican March, Zacatecas, G.
6. Overture, Lustspiel, Keler-
7. “La Paloma,” Spanish Sere
8. “I ndian o1 a” Instrumental
Novelty, Henry and Onivas.
9. Higham March, Will Huff.
Mr. Vincente S. Monreal, age
69 years old, died of a heart attack
last Friday evening at 5 o’clock,
he had not been in very good
health for some time. Mr. Monreal
was born in San Gabriel, Cal., and
moved to Coolidge about ten years
ago. Services were held in the
Catholic church at Florence on Sun
day afternoon at 4:30 o’clock and
the body laid to rest in the Flor
ence cemetery. Mr. Monreal leaves
to mourn his loss his wife Mar
garita and four daughters, Marie,
Josephine, Sophia and Narcissus,
all daughters are attending high
school in Coolidge. Josephine and
Marie are graduating this year.
Sympathy is extended to the be
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