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BEAR TRACKS CHEMIST SPEAKS AT ASSEMBLY George K Fansett. the Mining Engineer on the Arizona Bureau » * Mines Staff gave a demonstra t on concerning the recognition of • in vital minerals in Arizona zt nn assembly on Thursday i.jorn i.u. He has given many such demonstrations in tho past and jny people have profited from m The simplest of chemical p.iaratus was used, and the stud «nt bo<iy seemed impressed b; the t -ges in color as he made the virions field tests for iron, copper, t mgston and other metals. He also used an ultra-violet light The Crowd For A Good Time At The 21 CLUB IN COOLIDGE Full line of the finest liquors Also your favorite Beer. EARL McEUEN Billiards ijl—■ ■■ ■’ir-asssatasassg r - IB VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK Is Located In The Simple Dignity and Grace of Quiet Surroundings For Reservations of Lots CALL 62 COLE and MAUD Mortuary Boys and Girls Have You Filed Your Entry Blank In Arizona Edison’s Conservation Contest? Here Are The Prizes: Ist Prize $7.50 2nd Prize 55.00 3rd Prize 53.00 4th Prize SI.OO Payable in War Savings Stamps CONTEST ENDS APRIL 3rd Arizona Edison . Co., Inc. which revealed the various miner als by reflecting certain beautiful 1 Tits from each. KID DAY “Kid Day” which was held last Friday, proved to be a most en joyable time for both students and teachers. The Senior Class turn ed out whole heartedly to welcome their younger brothers and sisters. The Junior and Senior boys en gaged in a friendly scuffle on the front lawn from which many emerged in a slightly damaged condition. In the afternoon the seniors held court in which all the Juniors . w a*MMv mmmmm mama* mmmmm mmmmumrammm A Weekly Account Os High School Activities were o; trial. Each was accused of a crime, found guilty, and duly punished. Prize; o' Defense Stamps were! awarded to the most suitably dressed “children”, with Joyce El- ' lis winning first place, B. Brown. second and Mary Brittian. third. —R. L. C. COOLIDGE UNION HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL Six Week's period ending February 26. 1943 FRESHMEN: Helen Anderson. 1.50; Eugene Anderson, 1.60: Bet ty Ruth Moody. 1.75: Joan Moore. 2.00; Eugene Wright, 2?00. SOPHOMORES: Esma Lang ford, 1.00; Mary Dowdle, 1 50; Mary Lou Lewis. 1.60. JUNIORS: Helen Barrington. 1.50: Anna Uhimlts. 1.80; Lee Ella Odom. 1 SO; Bo Brown. 2.00; El freda Massail, 2-00; Richard Ware, 2.00; Joyce Ellis, 2.00. SENIORS: Johnnie Jean Dixon. ! 1.00: Frances Short. 1.25; Fran i -'elle Julian. 1.75; Sarah L Arnold. 2 00; Letha Hodges, 2.00; Helen Sanderson. 2.00; Verne Wuertz, , 2 00. L. E. O. BEARS TO MEET MUSTANGS Coolldge Bears and North Phoe i nix Mustangs will meet here Sat ! urday in a baseball game. It w ill be the first baseball game of the year. Best of luck to the C. U. H S Bears. —M. M B GIRLS SOFTBALL GAME The girl's softball team of Cool idge High played the Grammar school Tuesday at 3:t>o p. ni. It was the first game of the sea ■ son. The score wa High School j 19. Grammar school, 14. —M. M. B -10 YEARS AGO Guy W. Nix, employed on the Howard Thoniassen ranrh south west of Coolidge. was killed by a high voltage wire early Wednea- j day morning. Mr.. Nix was on the night shift plowing with a trac tor and the supposition is that In making a turn the tractor became tangled with a guy wire on the power line, pulling the pole over* and breaking the wires which fell across a wire fence. In attempting to pry a wheel of the tractor out of a depression. Nix came in con tact with the charged wire and was electrocuted. Election of officers was the im 1 portant business transacted at , Coolidge Womans Club meeting Thursday afternoon with Mrs. T. | Terrill and Mrs. J. Butterfield as tellers. The results were as fol lows: President, Mrs. Asa Gard ner; Ist vice president, Mrs. K. T. Prather; 2nd vice president, Mrs. Fred V. Slater; recording secre tary, Mrs. W. Johnson; corre sponding secretary, Mrs. T. W. Moxley; treasurer, Mrs. Earl Weaver; auditor, Mrs. R. D. Coch ran; reporter, Mrs. Charles W. Hooper; board of directors, Mrs. Wm. Jackson, Mrs. D. S. Davis and Mrs. Charles Cohen. Douglas Dawson returned home from his trip to Parker and other points last Monday, but expects to leave again this week to accept a position at construction work in that vicinity. The temptation to use scrip was too great for Dr. H. E. Pink erton, Dr. Wm. Jackson and R. J. Jones, resulting in their efforts to pass as collateral a ‘merchandise order” clipped from an advertise ment in the Arizona Republic Wed nesday. offering it in payment for refreshments at Hines Drug Store. It was pronounced no good by Jimmy Hines, however, they settled the matter by ‘‘dicing” for it and Jim lost so the joke was on him. Now the lucky trio are loudly proclaiming their suc cess in being the first ones to pass scrip in Coolidge. SCHOOL NEWS: On March 11th, the Scouts of Coolidge went to the river, and got a trailer load of arrow weed. It was used to build a shelter at the Com munity Church, for the church hasn’t enough room for all the children. Signed: Reynaldo Pis ano. The seventh graders are study ing nature. Everyone in the class is bringing in something that con cerns nature. We have a lot of our things in already. It is very interesting to study nature. Sign ed: Jerry Rowe. o Local Happenings I • Jack Kjormoe, Seaman second class, left Tuesday to report for duty at Camp Farragut, Idaho, af ter a five day visit w-ith his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Kjor i moe. • Pvt. and Mrs. Gil Minor of Mac Rae Ranch and Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Smith and son James, spent Sun day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Weinhold. THE COOLIDGE EXAMTNek MAIN STREET MEDLEY KATHERINE HUPFEL — Main Street has had its first taste of Spring with a few balmy made-to-order days that splashed the town w ith golden sunshine aftd good will . . . Greetings were a little less hurried, a little more cheerful as the citizens forgot, perhaps for a moment or two, tiiat there was a war going on in the world .. . Nerves have been so strained, hearts so tense with waiting, hands so busy with end less war work, that it is good for Main Street to be reminded that there are such perfect things as Sprtng days in Arizona . . . when the very atmosphere seems to breathe peace, good will, and the promise of a better future. • • • A merry dance was in progress not far from Main Street recently as the wind waltzed, and whirl ed, and earvorted with the hotel' laundry drying in long lines across a vacant lot. • • * Main Street is beginning to realize that Sherman was right when he said, "War is hell.” * • • Two old timers were discussing the advisability of having a rodeo ill Coolidge this Spring . . . '‘Reck on it's too risky with this here meat rationin' cornin’ into effect," said one. “The durn thing might end in a riot and a free for all barbecue." • • • Character study—seen at an jiu to camp not far from Main Street ... A small girl with blond un tidy hair, bending over a puppy that struggles to free itself. Its yelps attract attention and th< child, forced to turn it loose, starts kicking at it ... To the beholder, this brought the memory of anoth TRACTOR TIRES Fronts and Rears in Stock LARGEST STOCK IN PINAL COUNTY ON Truck and Passenger Tires and Tubes Over 150 Sizes and Types DISTRIBUTOR B. F. Goodrich Products Coolidge Auto Supply J. C. JAYNE, OWNER Coolidge, Arizona Phone 42 er scene ... A little girl sitting on her front doorstep rocking her dolly—a little dog watching her, wagging his tail . . . “As the twig is bent, so the tree inclines.” . * • * A Coolidge matron, who lives on a ranch not far from Main Street, filled the tub in her 1 bathroom with water Thurs day, to last over the time the ranch pump was undergoing repairs .. . But the stopper was old, and all she found in 1 the tub next morning—was a scorpion! i • • * Two Okies were sitting on the curb in front of a Main Street grocery, as they waited for their wives to do the weekly shopping Saturday .. . “My boss man's wife been a-talkin’ to the old wom an about our young Tins not get tin’ enough of these here vitamins to balance up their eatin’,” said one .. . I’ve heard of them things," replied his friend; “but my brats eats a pot of potatoes an' two pans of corn bread ever Support tho Red Cross! It helps you! DAISY DAIRY MILK IS GOOD MILK Buy It At The Dairy and SAVE End S. 3rd St. Phone 284 night, so I reckon they balances j i p quite a few of ’em.” • • * See you next week, on Main . Street adios. o 9 Mrs. It. C. Hodge returned j Thursday from Rocky, Oklahoma, where she spent a month visiting I her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. y Morris. ’ See us for Service in Real Estate, Rentals, Fire Insurance, Bonds, Home Loans, Notary Work and Expert Accounting. 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