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fooli&ftSS&fecainmer FtJBLISHBD EVERY FRIDAY MORNING Entered as second-class matter March 7, IfSO at the post office at Coolidge, Arizona, under the Act Ot March 3, 1879. A. C. and H. H. WRENN, Publishers Subscription Rate, Per Year 12.00 Outside Pinal County 2.50 NATIONAL €DITORIAL_~' National Advertising Representative NIWIPAPEB A \ G SERVICE. INC. 0* of th« / • \ National Editorial Association) l W. A. S.J Serving America's Advertisers Home Town Newspapers Ml W. taodalph —l, ■. • OFFICES • Holbrook Bldg., San Francitco, Cal. TEN YEARS AGO Mrs. Bertha I. Freeman of Flor ence will enter the race for state senator of Pinal County. She has e wide acquaintance and enjoys the confidence of the people. She is a pioneer resident in the county and has served as deputy county re corder. R. J. Jones informs us that he is a candidate for the office of state senator of Pinal County. Mr. Jones is well and favorably known to the voters of Pinal County and needs no introduction from us. He is the founder of Coolidge and platted the original townsite in 1925 and has since been a resident here and a continual booster for Pinal County. Mr. Jones has erected a number of large brick buildings in Coolidge and at the present time has another large two-story modern brick block 80x100 under construction. Mr. Jones is well qualified for this prominent position and will un doubtedly receive a large vote at the September primaries. Mrs. P. D. Biglow, formerly Miss Lucille Jane, arrived Wednesday from Phoenix for a visit with her aunt, Mrs. J. C. Jayne, of Coolidge. A group of Masons went to Phoe nix Friday to escort the remains of Howard Thomason of Coolidge, to the Southern Pacific train. A sis ter was acocmpanying the body to Knox. Texas, for burial. The Amer ican Legion of the Coolidge post met the train as it passed through her® and presented the sister with the American flag. D. S. Davis had dental work done at Casa Grande Wednesday. Mrs. R. J. Jones is in California enjoying the ocean’s cooling breezes. Dave Craig celebrated his eighth birthday July 12th with a delight ful party given at his home. Games and stunts were enjoyed during the afternoon and later Ice cold wa termelon, lemonade and cake were served to the following little guests: Ruth Spruel, Annie Han nah, Betty Hannah, Barbara New comb, Garlen Blackwell, Lois Blackwell, Jane Anderson, Mary Lou and Helen Anderson, Carolyn and Barbara Jean Schiele, Patty - TEIEFACT' — 1 1 'Tmm 1 — ■' l i ' OUTPUT PER MUNITIONS WORKER 1|43 lIPW • ( X Z— z: 7 / a ■ Natural Gas Service Company Cook, Heat and Freeze WITH GAS Head Office COOLIDGE, ARIZONA Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence, Superior, Clifton, Morenci Cochran, Betty Clark, Louise Helf snsten, Joy Ellis, Rose Lee Cohen, Guy Riggs, Jim Maxwell, Wesley Bigley, Paul Hannah, Billy Empey, Jimmy Nowlin, Earl Newcomb, Hal Cochran, Richard Kraus, John Roche, Billy Helfsnstien, Harold Livingston, Eddie Bollin and the honored guest, Dave Craig. Three buildings on Coolidge ave nue were destroyed by fire Monday noon. The firse started in the Vern Kinney building, which was unoccupied and rapidly spread to the adjoining buildings and all three were burned to the ground. Volunteers worked desperately and saved the Tom Moxley dry clean ing establishment on the west and the auto camp on the east of the fire. The dense growth of trees in that vicinity was a help to keep the blaze from spreading to other buildings. We underhand no in surance was carried. Mrs. Fred Slater and new little son. Albert William, have returned home to Coolidge from Florence hospital and Fred Is a happy dad. • Mr. and Mrs- J. C. Jayne and Mrs. C. W. Hooper and Miss Vivian Hooper were in Phoenix Friday vis iting with relatives and friends. o Coolidge Locals • Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Kirby and sons, Karl and David, left Thurs day for Oak Creek where Mrs. Kir by and the boys will remain for a month. Mr. Kirby will go on to Flagstaff to interview teachers needed to fill vacancies in Cool idge elementary schools, after which he will return home. • Mrs. John Kamas returned to her home in San Diego Monday after spending a week with her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sw T eazea. • Mrs. Mable H. Mills received a letter this week from her son, Lt. Harold E. Kline, telling her that he had arrived safely in Italy. • Mrs. Eugene Aldrich of Phoenix, w r ho has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Jayne, is now visiting friends in Casa Grande. Distraction on the Home Front It • ’v»C- *'*4 "j,-"* r j v"’t ‘- >. ; ' jt :-. Evacuate Children From London JHEKJHRNEH School children in the London area are shown as they were pre pared for evacuation to safety zones. The death toll from the Nazi flying robots since June 14 has averaged one person per bomb with considerable property damage reported. She received word recently that her husband, Major Aldrich, had ar rived safely in England. • Mrs. J. C. Jayne and father, M. J. (Daddy) Reed left last week for Prescott where they will spend the summer. • Leon Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Smith, left Saturday for May wood, California, to visit friends. He will be there about two weeks. • Mrs. Gilbert Granillo, who has been making her home in Brown wood, Texas, to be near her hus- Pfc. Granillo, returned to Coolidge Thursday to make her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Garcia, for the duration. • Mrs. John Kirkland and daugh ter, Miss Margaret Kirkland, were luncheon guests at the home of Mrs. E. D. Chandler southwest of Coolidge on Thursday. • Pfc. Don Weinhold, serving with the U. S. Marine Corps, arrived Saturday on surprise "weekend fur lough from El Centro Army Air Base to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Weinhold. The Wein- THE COOLIDGE EXAMINER holds and their sons, Don and Bob, were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Havens on Sun day. Mrs. Hugh Van Dusen and Miss Vivian Hohman were also guests. • Mrs. George Hanna, Sr., and daughter, Mrs. Jack Nichols, are in Long Beach, California, where they will remain until Mrs. Nichols’ health has improved. She was ill for many months before going to the coast and is now in a hospital at Long Beach. 6 Mrs. P. S. Feliz is now up and around after a convalescence of almost two months, following a ma jor operation in Phoenix. • Mrs. Woodrow W. Hensley, Val ley Farms, left Thursday to join her husband, Pvt. Hensley, who is stationed at Camp Robinson, Ark ansas. • Mrs. Earl Newcomb and son, Jimmy, are visiting her parents in Wilson, Oklahoma. They plan to be there for several weeks. • A party at the home of Mrs. 4 Joe Foss’ of Navy Carrier pilots fly less than land based pilots and do more support strafing for planes, they very sel dom run up high plane scores, yet Lieut, (j.g.) Alexander Vraeius of East Chicago, Ind., has 19 Jap planes to his credit, 7 more than any other navy pilot. Margie Neighbors on Saturday night honored Pfc. Don Weinhold, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Wein hold, who was here on wekend leave from El Centro Air Base. Those* present were Mr. and Mrs. Dan Haveis, Mr. and Mrs. Wein hold, Mrs. Darlene Kennedy, Sue Kyser, Fern and Margie Neighbors and Bob Weinhold. • Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Potts, daugh ter Betty May, and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Jennings spent the weekend in Flagstaff visiting Mr. Pott’s brother. • Mr. and Mrs. Sam Fisher, Phoe nix, former Coolidge residents, were here Tuesday to cast their votes and also visit old friends. • Miss Reba McGee, Valley Farms, spent a week in Coolidge as the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas. • Mrs. R. H. Grossmiller returned to her home in Superior Sunday Hm-m-m! Things will have reached a pretty pass, Indeed, when a lady has to be something of a juggler in order to bring home the groceries. But trust the American .woman to make the beat of a difficult situation. Even if it means planting a Victory Garden to grow her vegetables nearer the kitchen (not a bad idea, either), she’ll manage very well, thank you. She realizes that patriotic people everywhere are graciously putting up with next-best things these days. That’s sometimes the way one has to buy beer, too the delightful, refreshing beverage of moderation that is a favorite mealtime, between-time drink throughout America. Most Arizona folks, of course, try first to find delicious, satisfying A-l Pilsner Beer. They know that a millionaire couldn’t buy a better beer than extra-smooth, tempting A-l. But if there are times when your dealer is out of it, take one of the other good brands. Then, next time ask again for A-l Pilsner—the A-l Quality Beer. Arizona Brewing Company, Inc. :mj mi PHOENIX, ARIZONA after spending a week visiting her daughter and sons, Mrs. Lacey Lynch, Melvin Grossmiller and George Grossmiller at Florence. • Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mirkin took their daughter, Mrs. Erwin Landy, who has been visiting them for the past two weeks, to her home in Phoenix Sunday. The Mirkins and their family were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cohen while there. Dianna Mirkin remained in Phoenix to visit her sister, Mrs. Landy. . • Mrs. Barney Gino, ‘Mrs. Mike The Second INVASION Starts in July As the hordes of Lagus Stink Bugs and Western Plant Bugs marshal their forces to attack our foremost crop - Cotton . i . • • • WEIL PASS THE AMMUNITION Fresh Stocks of all Cotton Dust and a limited stock of— MESSENGER 4-ROW DUSTERS • • • CUSTOM DUSTING \ We have a man who will do your dusting. Make arrangements for his services early. • • • Capital Fuel, Feed & Seed Co. PHONE NO. 8 COOLIDQE, ARIZ. FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1944 Allmand and baby daughter, Linda, returned this week from 'San Di ego, where they visited Pvt. All mand, who is stationed there. The visit was planned primarily so he might see his little daughter. • Mrs. Earl Hicks and daughter Earlene left Tuesday for Tomb stone to visit Mrs. Hicks’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Webb. They plan to be there about a month. • Phil Farr, music instructor at Coolidge high school, is employed at O. S. Stapley Company for the summer months.