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4 ( . dft (I %W1 \ ' w' 7 Veteran Rehabilitation Will Cost 344 Billion By July 1946 Nwd For Huge Sales Os Victory Bonds Between October 29th And December Bth Pointed Out. Greater Stress Put On Holding Bonds Now Owned. Fighting has ceased but the war won t over for those who have to pay iu costa and care for the wounded, seeing to their rehabilita tion. the budget bureau has an nounc'd via a pile of staggering figures. War costs and veteran aid will, total $344,000,000,000 by ncit sum-, mer. the bureau estimates. Educa-! tional costa tor returning veterans and their "readjustment will take ( $4.00**.000,0n0 the bureau has an-; noun< tyi top of this the yearly! cost to provide adequate veterans aids will total in the vicinity of $4,0"0.000.©*K) each year for 10 years, it was said. There will be a gradual decline each year. It Is still too early for compre hensive reports from either Pinal county or Coolidge In the Victory ! War Limn, according to Carl An derson. county chairman. Plans to meet the quotas of ISOO.OOO for Pi nal county and sl2s.<HK> for Coo-! lidge are well under way and it is: expected that the drive will meet with full support. Countinued need for huge bond sales and the holding of those now owned until maturity was seen with the release of the figures. More than ever, it was said. “To have and to hold" applies to Victory Loan, and War Tlonds More than ever It is ne< essary to give all-out support to the Victory Loan officials said. The budget bureau estimates that , “war costs actual and prospective 1 —will amount to $340,000,000,000 by J ne«t June 30. and the public debt will approximate $273,000,000,000.; as compared to the statutory limit, of 1940. Add the veteran cost to! the war cost and the estimated total is $344,000,000,000. It recasting the figure# tha't went to Congress In the annual Presidential budget mes sage in January show that the or iginal estimate of $70,000,000,000 for the war this year alone has been reduced to $50,500,000,000 due to the war's end. When this year ends there will remain unobligated authorisations Grammar Schools Ball Teams Tangle Cooildge Grammar school touch football teams played Casa Grande a doubleheader Friday. The first game between the B teams of the two schools resulted in a score less tie. Cooildge was victorious In the second game between the A teams winning by a score of nine to xcro. The first scofe was a. safety for Casa Grande after they recovered a blocked kick behind their own goal line. The other score came as a result of a for ward pass from Larry Perkins to; Tommy Shoemaker. Dave Gann carried the ball through the line to score the extra point. Heroine of Holland —— iim 1 r. JSBH One of the heroines of the under ground war against the Germans in Holland Is Mrs. Patricia Van Del den, American citlxen and gradu al* of the University of Southern California. She entered occupied country in German monitions train and thereafter played a major role In the Dntch underground resistance movement. She has just returned to the United States. II of nearly $10,000,000,000. and un liquidated obligations of nearly $60,000,000 approximately. “Even with victory some of these authori zations will be needed tor meeting expenses incident to the liquidation of the war effort. “Not only war.” Mr Smith re- I minded, "but also demobilization of i the war marine is costly." Thus j it is seen the holding of Victory and War Bonds by their owners l and the sale of more Victory Bonds becomes the first duty of the home ’front in its fight to maintain a stable economy and to defeat de-; structlve Inflation, It was pointed | out. o Cooildge Bears Outlast Buckeye In Friday's Game Final score in contest played on Hawks home grounds is 46 to 31. Win due to brilliant running of Davis and Schell. Cooildge Bears outlasted the 1 Buckeye Hawks In a high-scoring duel at Buckeye Friday. The final, score was 46-31. Each team drove to score almost every time It had the ball with defensive play prae i tically non-existent. The Cooildge boy# couldn’t settle down on de fense and only the brilliant run ning of Jimmie Davis and Eddie Schell kept them in the ball game Buckeye received and after run ning the kickoff back to their own 35-yard line went 65 yard# on a sustained drive for their first touchdown. The Hawks kicked off to Cooildge and on the second play from scrimmage Davis raced 50 yards for the Bears first score.. Schell converted. The next two touchdowns were practically a repitition of the first two. Buckeye drove 60 yards for its second marker and then kicked off to Cooildge. On the second play Davis again ran for a touchdown, this time for 45 yards. Jimmie also converted. Davis ran over two more In the first half with Schell converting once to make the half time score 27 to 12. This was the margin of the game as each team scored 19 points in the second half. Eddie Schell ram bled over for the Bears three touch-1 downs one on a 60-yard Jaunt through the entire Buckeye team.i Besides Schell and Davis, Oscar Bueno and Marlin Wing played good ball in the Cooildge backfleld. ] while Bill Ware and Jim Vidano made some nice catches of Wing’s I passes. The Hawk’s 220 pound fullback. Situs, was their offensive star, rip ping off repeated gains through the line. Each team was minus the services of a star player. The Hawks captain Baxter was side lined with an infected tooth while Mack McEuen. Bear halfback and signal caller, has been unable to play while taking anti-rabies shots. He was bitten about two weeks ago. ! The Bear varsity has on open date this week, but the reserves will play the Sacaton eleven at 3:30 p. m. today on the local field. Friday. November 16, the Bears take on the rampaging Casa Grande Cougars. The Casa Grande team started slowly this year after los ing to Bisbee and North Phoenix and has just begun to roll against strong opposition. The Cougar’s last two victims were Nogales and Miami. The Bears will have to snap out of their defensive slump or the Cougars may be the team to upset them. o #Sgt. Don Parker was discharged ; from the army Thursday at Flor -1 ence POW Camp and will leave ; Tuesday with Mrs. Parkei\ nee j Earveline Palmer, and their young son for St. Anthony. Idaho, where they will make their home. Parker will be associated with his father j and brother in the newspaper busi i ness there. Added to the honor roll of corageous dead of World War I are the finishing the job bequeathed to us by them—the job of winning an stalwart heroes of VVarld War II who fought and fell that justice and everlasting Peace. The price of winning Victory was high in both lives freedom might reign throughout the world. On this Armistice Day, and dollars. By buying Victory Bonds you pay tribute to our heroic our first since Victory, let us in our joy not forget these brave men who dead, you speed the return of those still on foreign soil, you help to made the supreme sacrifice. But rather let us dedicate ourselves to secure the future of America. Buy a Victory Bond today. VOLUME 16 COOLIDGE. PINAL COUNTY. ARIZONA. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 9, 1945. NUMBER 39 A Civilian Again mMmßm Imfm-iMmSm Jf Wf if DENNET BARNETT Cpl. Denrvet Barnett returned home Saturday with a point discharge from the army after nineteen months service In the European theater. Barnett en tered service in 1941 and went overseas in 1943. He has been awarded the Pre-Pearl Harbor ribbon, the European Theater ribbon with four bronze stars, the American Theater ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal. His brother. Pfc. Clifford Bar nett, gave his life for hie coun try while serving In the South Pacific. Dennet Barnett has been a resident of Cooildge for the past ten years. Hla wife, Mary, is an employee of Coo hdge Post Office. m 1.,i„ ■■■ ii Junior Parada Now Open to Contestants Outside Florence With S4OO In rash prizes and a trophy for the best all round con testant. Florence Junior Parada contest events are open now for entries from contestants living out side Florence. I>eadllne for all entries is November 21 at 10 P m. Entries should be mailed to Charles Whitlow. Arena director, at Flor ence No contest fee is required. The Junior Parada. the only rodeo of Its kind. Is open to con testants under eighteen only. The two day show will give con testants aged five to thirteen a chance at exhibition wild colt rid ing and at calf riding. A calf tying event Is also scheduled for boys in j this same age group. Contestants aged fourteen to eighteen will have a go at Brahma bull riding and wild horse bare back riding. They will also com-; pete in team tying and calf tying classes. The show is governed by Ameri can ftodeo Association rules. The best all-round contestant will be de termined on the point system. In each event 75 points go for first place 50 for second and 25 for third. Most amazing class of the show will be the dad and son wild cow milking. Son must be under eigh teen. Dad may be 25 to 100 accord ing to program announcement. Admission prices for the two day event range from 25 cents for chil dren under twelve through 50 cents for men In uniform and high school students to SI.OO for adult admis sions. The show is entirely community sponsored. o Fourth Birthday Marked By Party David Thum w-as honored on his fourth birthday wtth a party Satur day afternoon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Thum. Favors were glass planes and boats filled with candy. A large birth day cake with candles climaxed the party. Guests were Johnny Wildermuth. Bobby Bums, Jody Schamberg. Gene Anderson. Marilyn McConnell, Sandra Blahosky. Buster Sweazea, Nancy Hausklns, Cecil Klnser and Mary Anne Sutterlee. Several of the mothers were present. o • Mr. and Mrs. George Cullumber and son. Kent, of Phoenix were week end guests at the home of Mrs. Cullumber’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Skrla. On Sunday eve nine the party celebrated the Skrla's 35th wedding anniversary with a Spanish dinner. Special con eratulations were Bent them by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Neese and family of Miami, former Cooildge residents. Sears Held in Connection with Hardware Burglary Accused man is one of crew with Midwest Shows play* ing Coolidge Ralph Sears, accused of burg lary In the first degree In connec tion with the rifling of the Valley Hardware owned by Y. C. White early on the morning of November 2. Is being held by county author ities on SSOO ball. Searß. who admitted to county attorney Tom Fulbright that he had served time In Indiana. Is reported to have travelled to Cooildge with Midwest Shows, a carnival which played three days in Cooildge. The Valley Hardware was ap parently entered early the morning of November 2. The screen at the back of the store was cut. The casn register was rifled, and $4.9* Including four nickels was missing. The accused man later confessed to undersberlff Travis Wall that he did the Job after Wall confronted Sears with fingerprint* obtained from an axe handle found near the ! safe In the hardware *tore. The knob had been knocked from the | safe dial with the axe. Entry to i the safe had not been effected. Sears was picked up by John Haywood of Cooildge only a few hours after the robbery. Haywood suspected the man because of the large amount of small change in his possession. Ben Arnold’s Standard Oil office was entered the same night. There the thief rifled the files and all papers but obtained no money. November 19 has been set as the' date on which “Sears will appear before Judge W. C. Truman in; Superior Court. Undersheriff Wall swore out the complaint against sears In Justice Court No. 1 under Devine on November 2. o—- Auxiliary Head Makes Visit To Coolidge Group Erneatly endorsing the need for compulsory military training for the United States Mrs. Jeanne McQuown state president of American Legion Auxiliary addressed members of the | local unit and their guests at a b&n --' quet meeting here Wednesday ' night. Mrs. McQuown declared the aux iliary units of the nation square , ly behind the Legion’s program for' military service in peace time for the youth of the nation and urged support of the measure when It is placed before the congress. The state president paid high tribute to Mrs. Ivy Vensel, central district commltteewoman and to Mrs. Edith Hamilton, president of the Coolidge Auxiliary unit for their work locally as evidenced by work reports of Auxiliary activities given by Mrs. Carl Sprinkles. While the dinner complimented Mrs. McQuown who was making her first official visit to the local unit the meeting following was opened and closed In accordance with rules of the unit. In charge of the dinner arrange ments was Mrs. Ila Rogers who was complimented for her efforts. o Rotary Members Hear Two Speakers Wednesday Noon Rotary Club speakers Wednesday noon were Miss Bertha Parkhurst and Roy Hersey. Miss Parkhurst told the club members of plans to bring X-ray service in a Health mobile unit to Coolidge during mid- December when It is hoped at least 1,000 Coolidge residents upwards from age 14 will take advantage of free X-ray pictures in an anti tuberculosis campaign. Hersey talked to the club on mine safety requirements as outlined by Arizona state statutes. Introduced to the club as a new member was Harold Fulton whose classification deals with erosion control. o #Mrs. Flo Skelton was here for a few days this week taking care of business Interests. For the past seven weeks she has been in Tombstone with her aunt, Mrs. F. M. Patrick, who is ill. Mrs. Skelton will return to Tombstone when her business is completed. Health Educator Speaks At PTA Meeting Tuesday Miss Bertha 1. Parkhurst. director of health activities for the Arizona Anti-Tuberculosis Association, ad dressed members of Coolidge Par ent-Teacher Association at a meet ing Tuesday night in the audito rium of Coolidge high school. A mobile unit for free tuberculosis ex amination and confidential making of x-rays of persons over 14 years of age will be In Coolidge from De cember 18th through 20th. No other city In Pinal county will receive this service and those from elsewhere In the county are urged to come here for the x-rays, accord ing to Mrs. H. A. Unger, PTA presi dent. The project will be PTA sponsored and it is hoped that at least 1,000 persons will take ad vantage of the service It offers. A large group attended Tuesday’s meeting The program based on History of American Education, was under the direction of Mrs. C. A. Two sextette numbers were presented by: Elizabeth Truitt, Margaret Higginbotham. Elaine Kent. Caroline Perkins. Marylyn Carrel and Bonnye McFarland. Mra. Earl Hicks directed. Miss McCray’s seventh grade presented two play lettes. “Tom Sawyer” and "Huckle berry Finn." TalkH were given by several Bth grade students covering school days from colonial times to the present. Each student present ing a different phase in the pano rama of education. The next PTA program meeting will be held Tuesday. November 6, at 8 p. m In Cooildge high school auditorium. o———— Wallet Return* On ‘Wing* Os Speed* After Examiner Ad We live In a world of speed, which was exemplified Friday by an advertisement in the Examiner that brought results In better than record time. Mrs. M. C. Northing ton lost a wallet containing valu able papers and considerable cash last Saturday. She advertised the fact In Friday’s Examiner, stating that the finder might keep the money, but requesting that the papers and wallet be returned. Friday’s edition of the Examiner Is completed late Thursday after | noon, and a few are In circulation at that time. On Friday morning, date of publication. Mrs. North ington’s wallet was returned via mall and contained every cent of Its original cash! There was no card or clue from the sender, whom Mrs. Northlngton wishes to take this means of thanking. o Special Thanksgiving Party Planned for Teen-Ager* Nov. 23 A special Thanksgiving party Is planned for the high school group of teen-agers on Friday night, No vember 23, at Coolidge Womans Club from 8 to 11 o’clock. There will be no teen age party tomorrow night, or the following Saturday, according to announcement of Mrs. H. A. Unger, local chairman of teen age activities. Mrs. Charles Reed will be chairman of the Thanks giving party. She will be assisted by Mrs. Wayne Hall, Mrs. Jack Turnbull and Mrs. Ed McKinney. Approximately sixty-five young sters were present at last Satur day’s Hallowe’en party for the 7th and Bth grade teen age group. Coo lidge PTA was host for the party, with Mrs. Melvin Gammage, chair man. She was assisted by Mrs. R. V. Campbell, Mrs. S. C. McFarland, and Mrs. Roger lies. Several moth ers were present for the occasion and a cordial invitation is given by teen age officials for others to at tend. "The mothers are always wel come at our parties,” Mrs, Unger said. o Hotel I* Leased From Mr*. Jone* The old saying that “accidents will happen in the best of regulated families” applies likewise to news publications. In last week’s Exami ner a news story stated that Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Lacy of Tucson had purchased the New San Carlos Hotel from Mrs. Helen Hohmann. The hotel is owned by Mrs. R. J. Jones and has been leased from her by the Lacys, -who purchased the hotel furniture from Mrs. Hoh mann, former lessee. Mayor Tyler Resigns And Is Appointed City Clerk; C. W. Lewis Selected As New Mayor Dan Kinter Appointed Chief Os Police As Council Passes Six Ordinances As Basic Governing Laws Os City— Councilmen Work On Occupation License Tax Coolidge city council made news last Thursday night as it accepted the resignation ot its mayor whom they appointed city clerk; selected a new mayor and a chief of police and made effective six ordinances for town government. C. W. Lewis was selected to fill the position as mayor of Coolidge fallowing the selection of former Mayor A. D. Tyler as city clerk. Dan Klnser. former state high way patrolman was appointed as chief of police of Coolidge and as sumed his new duties 'Saturday morning. i Tyler, who also became city mag istrate, occupied the municipal bench Monday morning when 15 drunk and disorderly cases appear ed before him or forfeited bonds which resulted In the accummula tlon of the first $l5O in the city Touch Football Under Ligths At Hi-School Tonite Coolidge And Kenilworth Grade Schools To Clash In Two Games At Stadium Toni*ht—lst Game At 7:30 Coolidge gridiron fans who have become more or less expert in li man football tactics will get a chance to brush up on the 6-man game of touch football under the lights at high school stadium to night. With Coach A. K. Osborn coach ing his team of grade school husk ies they will meet a fast team of boys from Kenilworth school di rected by their principal, W. C. Mc- Connell. There will be no charge for either of the two games. Charley Cohen has volunteered to put up a trophy te be awarded the winner of the Coolidge-Kenilworth A team game. It is being planned as an annual presentation, with the winning team being given posses , sion of the trophy for the year fol lowing its winning. Each year the name of the winning team will be engraved on it. The preliminary game, to start at seven thirty, will be a C Team game featuring players in the 80- pound class. The Kenilworth C teamers hold a perfect, record so far this season with victories over Eloy, Florence and an earlier seven to zero victory over Coolidge. The main event will start at 8:15. This game will feature the A Team players of both schools, boys over a hundred pounds. These teams are fairly evenly matched, having played a scorless tie a month ago. In other season games Kenilworth lost to Florence and defeated Eloy last week by a score of twelve to eight. The Cooildge boys have to their credit an eighteen to zero victory over Eloy and a nine to zero victory over Casa Grande. Leon Cable, fast Kenilworth back, will be the chief threat to the Coolidge team. Other members of the Kenilworth main team are: Harley Upton, C. J. Campbell, Johnny Rhodes, Earl Good, Billy Ferguson, Eddy Cunningham, Gene Carter, Wayne Ritchey, Harold Tate, Charley Turley, Doll Storie and Robert Veazey. The Coolidge team is fairly well balanced with no outstanding stars, though Perkins and Adams, backs; Shoemaker, end; and Walker, guard have shown up well in the last two games. Other probable Coolidge starters are: Rex Kleinman, Ken neth Hayes, Harrold Cashion, Charles Wright, Paul Kirkland, Dave Gann, and Joe Ortiz. Players comprising the Coolidge C Team squad are: Dalton Cole, James Dalton, Ed Layn, Tony Wil son, George Ortiz, Drikey Garison, Richard Tripp, Bill Holland, Junior Osborn, Louis Davis, Joe Morris, Ed Nottingham, Gus Holmes, Dwight Adams, Jackie Cooper and Gerald Chesley. 0 Kenilworth Box Supper I* Success Approximately 100 persons were present at the Hallowe’en box sup per held at Kenilworth School Thursday evening. Prizes for the best Hallowe’en costumes -worn by boys and girls were won by Shirley Ann England, Reba Jo Glenn, Billy Felix and Clarence Cable. treasury. All ordinances passed at Thurs day night's special meeting of the council carried the emergency clauses and became immediately operative and were ordered pub lished in the Coolidge Examiner where they appear this week on page 5, section 1. The council is now working on an occupational tax ordinance which will become effective January Ist in which the minimum occupation tax wll probably be set at $5 quar terly. When this ordinance becomes ef fective receipt Number 1 will be given to G. C. Holden who has already given the city his check for SIOO to cover his 1946 tax with in structions that if his payment is more than sufficient the balance is to be a gift to the city. Os the six ordinances passed at the special meeting Thursday night Ordinance Number 1 which pro vides for necessary town officers; sets the date of the regular monthly meeting of the council as the sec ond Monday in each month; pro vides maximum salaries of S3OO monthly for the police chief and $225 monthly for the city clerk with an additional maximum of $75 monthly for hs duties as police judge. Following passage of this ordi nance the council set the salary of the police chief at $225 plus SSO monthly for his automobile expense and set the salary of the city clerk and police judge at $250. Ordinance No. 2 makes gambling and obscene language unlawful as well as a host of other common misdemeanors. Ordinance No. 3 provides for li censing circuses and carnivals; Or dinance No. 4 provides for the pre vention of fire hazzards; Ordinance No. 5 provides a penalty for ifln moral practices while Ordinance No. 6 is a curfew law. The next regular meeting of the tow’n council will be held Tuesday night instead of Monday which is Armistice Day and a legal holiday. o Greyhound Puts Improvements Into Effect On Bus Lines More buses per day, more fre quent departures, more service to the public—these are highlights of many improvements now put into effect by Pacific Greyhound Lines, according to F. W. Ackerman, vice president of the bus company. The improved Greyhound service, he points out, is only the first step in a program to provide this area with “finer highway transportation at lowest cost.” Pacific Greyhound’s expansion program, interrupted by the war, includes new buses, new and re modeled. terminals, and other Im proved conveniences for bus trav elers. Five buses now leave Cool idge daily for Tucson, two for Will cox and Bisbee, three for Lords burg, El Paso, Gallup, Albuquerque, Ashfork, Flagstaff, Yuma and San Diego. There are now four daily buses from Coolidge to Phoenix, Indio, Los Angeles, and San Fran cisco. o Pinaon Sentenced On Morals Charge Coley E. Pinson from the Casa Grand district was sentenced this week in Superior court on charges of attempted rape. He received a sentence of four to fourteen years on one count and a sentence of four to fifteen years on the second count, the sentences to run consecu tively. Pinson pled guily to the two counts of attempted rape after five other counts against him had been dismissed. Pinson had been charged with cunnilingus on three counts and attempted incest on two counts. The charges which involved two of Pinson’s daughters grew out of reports made to county officials by another daughter. Pinson lived with his family near the Stanfield store west of Casa Grande. ( Sew And So Club To Hold Food Sale The Sew and So Club of Coolidge Rebekah Lodge will join with the local Odd Fellows Lodge in an all day food sale to be held Saturday on Main Street. Sew and So Club members will sell pie and ice cream and sponsor a bazar featuring arti cles of fancy-work.