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The Coolidge examiner. [volume] (Coolidge, Ariz.) 1930-current, March 12, 1943, Image 2

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V|FW H\j
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
•‘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 .
L* * >
FuH Line of Fine Beer,
We Appreciate Your v
808 FOY, Proprietor
■ ■ ■■■■■'■ ■■"■ ■■'■ " ' ' 1 "■ ' ■■■■ ' ,M ■■■■ ■■ |
"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 *
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
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
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
• 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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
• 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,
\\\ 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!
Is Located In The Simple
Dignity and Grace of Quiet Surroundings
For Reservations of Lots
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.

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