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SOLUTION TO V|FW H\j TES ?ASS:D hfil/equwt acted upon >y state senate Tuesday I (Continued From liage 1) rtien over the Salt Hirer Val Water lT‘«>rs Association. and review, investigate and regulate , rates being char~ 1 by the "f. Association on electrical en jjr." •‘nator Canfil was one of the ate leaders of . flgb* to enact rater and power authority bill nsored by po* r users of Mari a and Pinal counties which was •osed by representatives of Salt er Valley Water User’s Assocla i at a heard'-.fc which lasted v* than a we»V in Phoenix as 1 as others *h > believe the e»i legislation would effect the orado River Compact, peaking of the bill yesterday. * of the leading supporters of * hill from Pinal County said, fter the hearing and in spite of of oppostion to the bill as •posed, except by representa rs of Salt River Valley Water er'a Association. Senator D’Att niont of Pima county and Rep •antatlve Forbes of Pima, re sted the measure practically dot away with the original hill and its place leaving practically v a planning agency and pro mg for the appointment of an rfneer to be approved by the iamation department. Senator D'Autremont did not isult with any of the sponsors the original bill In preparing his •titute. neap'*'* objections of .ator Canfil this bill was pass by the senate ar.d sent to the tse hut his fight against it was ;p* nsible for r •noval of reatric ns imposed on the appointment an engineer. •Representatives Qoff and Ernst P«nal county are now trying to •sUDiish essential provisions Uain* d is the original bill which a d permit the authority to ac t> y deal with the reclamation partment ar I prof- et Arizona's erest in power generated on the Jprado river and especially at uider Dam. The new power btll is the first! many attempts to get through j * legislature .• power bill in any ; m and Senator Canfil believes the proposed amendments ar* opted and the bill becomes a* v it w ill g.ve the power authori . BOB'S PLACE L* * > FuH Line of Fine Beer, We Appreciate Your v 808 FOY, Proprietor MAIN STREET - - COOLIDGE, ARIZONA ■ ■ ■■■■■'■ ■■"■ ■■'■ " ' ' 1 "■ ' ■■■■ ' ,M ■■■■ ■■ | i' "Looks like a prttty expensive cigar you’ve the street to my office where I had some got*there, Judge." recent F. B. I. figures in my desk drawer. “Yesiree, it's a real good one. Bill- Won Why, on the average, those three states it from Chris down at the cigar store yes- have a worse crime record than the whole terday. He got pretty positive in a dis- rest of the country. And there’s a good cussionjve had and I had to take him up sound reason for it, Bill. There’s no such on it. Bet me three good cigars to my one thing as a dry community. It’s only a ques that the three states Jiat still have pro- tion of whether liquor is sold legally «r il hibition have less crime tha.'! the other legally. And when it’s sold illegally it means states. Well, all I had to do was step across bootleggers, gangsters and more crime.” — ‘" Confer met of Alcoholic Ban ait Industrie , 1 * atnBapw T lonored for Capture of Japanese Officer r 7 * r WFT2 r ~~ m —t : jr ■ . *?.'•»»■ IFR? »- , 7 C.cn. Alexander Patch, commander of the U. S. forces on Guadal canal. is shown congratulating four of his men to whom he had juti awarded silver stars. The four captured the first Japanese officer to be taken alive on this island. The men are. left to right. Private Theodore W iliam Pavlovich. Cniontown. Pa.; Private James W. Zummalt. S..n Antonio. Texas; Private Janies W. Hale. Danville. Va ; and I’riv-V Nathaniel Watson. Newcastle, Del At extreme right i* uci L. Collins. Evers Will Attend Sons Marriage In Tucson Saturday Mr. and Mrs. V. S- Ever will at tend the marriage of their son Warren, to Miss Gwen Norton at Tucson. Saturday. Young Eyer graduated Thursday from Roswell Field. New Mexico, and was com missioned a second lieutenant In the Army Air Corps Miss Norton is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Norton of Tuc son and both she and Lieutenant Eyer were students at the Uni versity of Arizona before he en tered the service. The lieutenant’s parents bought the Coolidge Sand and Rock Com pany last summer and have made tli<‘ir home here since July. They re former Tucson residents. ty power to contract with the government and allow electrical and irrigation districts to partici pate in the benefits of cheap pow er which can be delivered from the Colorado river. “Senator Canfil has stated that one of the main reasons for ask ing for immediate relief is the fa. t that Central Arizona Light and Power Company has this year I,* en able to reduce pumping rates *o users in the Salt River Valley since tying in with Parker Dam power while in Pinal county Salt River Valley Water User’s Associ ation has made only nominal re in-lions and in many cases the new rate schedules will effect no ■ lugs whatsoever." Kenilworth P. T. A. Holds Open House Today At Hall Home Open house will lie held today ij at the home of Mrs D. W. Hail - j by members of Kenilworth Piront * Teacher Association, to fin*sh a quilt that will be raffled for the i benefit of the American Red j ’ Cross. p. T A members have been ■ working on the quilt since last summer and approximately 250 names, at 10 cents each, have been embroidered on it. All those who wish to 'embroider their names, or have them embroidered . on the quilt, are invited to do so. All proceeds will go to the Red Cross. Each one who attends the open house quilting today is asked to bring a covered dish for the pot luck lunch that will be served at i noon. Two guilts hare been complet ed and sold by members of Ken ilworth P. T. A since last sum . mer. according to Mrs. Chester ; Carter, president. Proceeds were • used to purchase bonds. , o COOLIDGE LOCALS • Mr. and Mrs \V R Elliott, Cap ( tain and Mrs. Edward Everett and > Nate Murray spent- the weekend in Xogajes. Mexico. The Captain | and his wife returned to the American side per regulations for | the night, rejoining their friends across the border each morning. • Albert C. Lay has Joined the Sea Bees and is awaiting his call at Laguna Beach, California, with his family. Mrs. Irene Hallmark plans to join them soon and will remain for the summer with Mrs. Lay and the children. Mrs. Hall mark is Mrs. Lay's mother. • The former Mrs. Pauline Hop kins, her small daughter, and her mother, Mrs. C. I* Kelleher, have moved to Florence to make their home. Mrs. Hopkins who was employed at Coolidge Beauty Shoppe here, has recently married a soldier from Florence Intern i ment Camp. THE COOI.IDGE EXAMiNiIu Letter Tells Club Os Pleasure Gift Brought Soldiers Lieutenant. Hampton C. Godbe. special services officer. Florence I !• rum* * t Camp, wrote the Cool iilgt‘ Woman Clul. this week to express appreciation for the club’s ; tec* nt gift of a piano for the camp j recitation hall. ‘*ln all the months since Florence Internment Camp < ante into existence, probably no ancle gift parallels yours in giv ing to our soldiers the splendid piano now in the camp recreation hall," the lieutenant writes. ‘ The Rift is appreciated by the ; entire personnel, r.ot only for the hour it will make pos ible, hut because it was a gift presented in the most gra cious manner possible. The ma hoirapy case gleams with care and attention if has had . . . the ham mer :md strings are in splendid condition, and not only tha f , but you **®nl a piano tuner for the] expr* « purpose of making your gift a- perfect as it was possible for you to do . . . Please know that we all of us. every man, whether officer or private do ap predate this fineness beyond the : expression of words.” Excitement Flares As Chinese Cadets Meet Red Skelton < hinese cadets at Williams Field, the first of their nation to take advanced twin engine train ing in America, ha l never seen radio’s top flight comic. Red Skel ton. In person. Red had never played before an audience of Chin ese cadets. Both met unexpected ly during a cla <>om period nt Williams Field, and the result equalled mixiug T. N. T. with Sul phuric Acid. The famou originator of ‘I Hood It." quietly walked into thol room, was recognized by one of ( th*- Chinese fledging fliers who j immediately yell* d something in ] his natf.e tongm and then the] fun began. In a body, the men bore down on R. 1 to shake his j hand ami ask questions in an ex cited jumble of languages. Finally, some • riddance of or | ! tier was r* stor« 1 and Skelton ] j started telling jok* -* He progress t “d half way through the first one | when tin- aud'ene. broke into a ] gust of laughter which continued j throughout the comedian’s half ! hour performance. The cadets laughed at Red; Red laughed .it tite cadets; the t.dib were turn ed; the entertainer was being en tertained! Act! ally, Jt was a toss tip as to who had the most fun. In all probability the comedian never played to a more apprecia tive audience. On regaining his breath, Red Skelton declared, "This is the firs! time I’ve ap peared before a completely Chin eae audience, but these boys are certainly swell. l can’t recall when I've had a better time." Fol lowing his performance Skelton exchanged autographs with the students and left with the Chinese signature of every cade* present, besides receiving an emblem one man had torn from his uniform. o Civilian Arrested On Theft Charge Charged with stealing three sweat shirts from the laundry be longing to enlisted personnel at Davjs-Momhan field, Louis M. Castro. 19, a civilian employee at the Camp Laundry, was arrested March 1 by Florence Internment Camp Military Police. Castro, whose home is in Super ior, was apprehended at the laun dry an*i was turned over to Judge Devine, U- S. Deputy Commission er at Florence. At his hearing be fore Judge Devine h* was held to answer charges of larceny and upon failure to produce the ?500 bond was turned over to federal authorities at Phoenix for prosecu tion by the U. S. Attorney. 'Toughening Up ' r ' Steve O’Neil, former manager oi the Cleveland Indians and new piloi for the Detroit Tigers, is picture* in a Cleveland gymoasium prepar ing himself tor a hectio basebal season. . Staff Sergeant Ong % .?* ■' .W STAFF SERGEANT ONG ‘ Tom Buck Ong, U. S. Army staff sergeant, now serving his adopted country somewhere in Australia. He came here from China in 1937 and worked at Geo. Y. Wah's until he was called to service in 1941. He received his basic training at Fort Bliss, Tex as. Parents Announce The Engagement of Miss Gladys Roche Judge and Mrs. William G. Roche announce the engagement of their daughter, Gladys Kather ine. to Ensign Charles Edward Phillips of Dallas, Texas. Miss Roche, who has been em ployed as secretary for Young Life Campaign In Dallas for past year, has made h°r home in Cool idge since she was a snail girl. She attended Grammar school here and was one of the fiist gradu ates from Coolldge High School. She attended State Teachers Co) lege at Flagstaff for two years and graduated at Wheaton. 111., where she received her B. S. She taught school at Kenilworth for two years and was active In Cool idge Musicians Club and activi i of Community Church. Eli - Phillips is the son of Mr. t I Mr- Robert Phillips of Dallas. He attended Texas Christian Uni versity for two years and gradu ■tied from Southern Methodlat Uni versity'. Texas. Tie is now sti tioned ,» t New Orlears Louisiana. I The wedding will take place sometime this Spring. L MOVING MANPOWER TfuUb &£#i Mfati prtf £^ : The nation's highways lure gone to war. Over them •SPfi*** I"RHE the bus lines are moving vital manpower—military per* so and on important missions—selectees to induction f}% ' jix centers—farmers on their "must** trips—workers to war ro Man ary ctNmt plants sad shipyards — business men and women on their essential activities. 1 Greyhound is concentrating on this wartime job, keep as lYfiTTlw * n g »** buses rolling over a vast network of routes. At the same time we are saving precious rubber, fuel and steel by mass transportation of war travelers and by ca per and operating efficiency. to war plants We are putting everything we have into the war effort ■ ... glad that our broad experience, widespread facilities * ,k and skilled personnel are available for the vital job of moving manpower. With your cooperation, we shall continue to keep the highways at work for Victory. TO SHIP YARDS m ' WARTIME TRAVEL SUGGESTIONS Ijjj/ i i ft * You will help the war effort and will have a better trip if J a M «jj > ou will follow these suggestion: !■ Consult your Greyhound agent m advance for useful " * travel information. TO BUSINESS CENTERS Avoid delay by purchasing your ticket well ahead of time. 3. Travel in mid-week, rather than on week-ends, w r"nwi— Carr y as littU ba Sßage as you conveniently eon. '' fiBEYMAUNB TC RURAL COMMUNITIES VI CS Ihi ■ ■ ■ V |u MW r. ' LAYING UNITED STATES WAR BONDS AND STAMP* • Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Stock stop ped here Sunday en route to Mex ico to visit their old friends Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Moody. Mr. Stocks is a contractor and has recently returned from Alaska, where he has been building air bases tor the government. • Charles D. Elledge, undergoing boot camp training in the Sea Bees at Williamsburg, Virginia, has been promoted to master of arms In charge of a gt\up of men. Elledge, former Coolidge justice of the peace, will complete his training March lidh. • Mrs. Eli And i . on, central re gional vice presiil< it of Arizona Congress of Parenst and Teachers, A RE E? ER \\\ n Safe Investments &// .P y y It’s a sa^e move on your A T (r part if you use drugs O' that are nationally ad r vertised and buy bonds > 'tSßr that your government 5 ® guarantees! HINES DRUG CO. COOLIDGE FLORENCE VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK Is Located In The Simple Dignity and Grace of Quiet Surroundings For Reservations of Lots CALL 62 COLE and MAUD Mortuary a FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1943 attended an executive board meet ing of the organization in Phoenix at the Y. W. C. A. on Wednesday. Mrs. Anderson went to Phoenix Tuesday and stayed overnight for the conference. • Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Brannon and their son Lloyd Brannon, seaman second class, were in Coolidge overnight Sunday as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Abbott. The Brannons are former Coolidge res idents, who have rented their home here and are employed in defense work at Glendale. Lloyd has a 14 day leave and remained here to visit Mr. and Mrs. Joe Houston at Casa Grande Valley Farms for a few days.