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Neu'S Exchange Column fen- Coolidge Men In The Armed Forces CLINT SKRLA. S 2 c. writ*-* hi* parent*. Mr. and Mm. John Skrla. from Guam to let them know he land*-*! safely and in alright. "We got here yesterday, the 16th. I didn't w rit** b»*for**, because I didn't have any way to mail a letter. 1 haven't seen much of the island yet. but It 1* pretty large.” He did not get seasick on the way over. Skrla say*. His letter, which arrived Christmas liay. was the first his parents had received from him In six weeks. Skrla began naval training in June of 1945 and com pleted boot camp at San Diego in November of the same year. PVT. BILL PENIX writes hi* parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Penlx. from Leyte Island, that he has been assigned to the 13th air force there. “I better start out by telling you that thirteen of u* were flown here from Manila in an AC-47. It took two hour* and thirty minutes and as It was daytime we saw lots of the islands. We arrived here rather disgusted, because we thought It would be terrible. After three days we were processed. We are all sheet metal by trade and they have changed the whole lot of us. Some are M. I’.'s .some are clerks, some messenger boy*, and me out of the whole bunch got to be a cryptographer. I code and de code messages. Os course it is all done by machine, but I run the machine. We have an air cooled office, some luck'” The food. Penlx say*. Is better than he's ever had in the army, the mess hall I* the best he's been In. the barracks are good and the island has been de clared malaria free, so Penlx con- HYMAC’S WORK CLOTHES For Hen and Boys HKj£g||i|fl KHAKI PANTS KVgHfHfl and Shirts to Match Sanforized—Vat Dyed Shirts, Sizes 14 to 17. Pants sizes, 28 to 44. Colors: Tan, Brown, Blue WORK GLOVES Cotton-Leather WORK SHOES—AII Leather HIGH BOOTS All Leather RUBBER BOOTS SOCKS Cotton —Part Wool ALL WOOL “T” SHIRTS Hymac Dept. Store 'K, S Delicious " '' Tasting P Candy Nuts, Fruits and Creams, covered with rich, creamy chocolate and . way home tonight and get your RUSSELL McPHAIL Log Cabin Pecan Roll Pecan Divinity Maple Walnut Divinity * PANGBORN’S Dark Chocolates and WHITEHOUSE Nuts, Fruits. MRS. SAYLOR’S Famous Candies. MEADOR’S Peanut Brittle. We’ve candy for every oc w w 0 casion. Take a box to your j wlfJf hostess when you go call ** ing. alders himself a lucky man. He en tered service In the spring of 1944 and went overseas late In 1945. THOMAS W. HANNAH reenlist ed In the navy from Phoenix re cruiting station last Tuesday. LARRY CORBITT, S 1/c made an overnight visit to his brother. Jack Corbitt and family. Friday and while here, attended the Coolidge- Casa Grande basketball game. Cor bitt's ship, the L'i?S Lanier. has Just returned to the States from Japan and Corbitt expect* to get a 30-day-leave in the near future. EDGAR MARSHALL BOLLIN. fire controlman. third class. USNR. served in the Pacific aboard the heavy cruiser, USS Canberra, ac cording to word received this week. After nearly eleven months on the other side of the continent, the Canberra has again joined the Pa cfilc Fleet for duty. During the war the ship was attached to Task Force 58. and participated In at tacks on KnJwetok. i ap. Palau. Hollandia. Satawan. the Mariannas, the Itonins. the Philippines, and the Ityulkyus. In October. 1944. off Formosa, the Canberra was put out of action by a crippling torpedo bit by an enemy plane. The Canberra's history boasts a coincidence of dates. She was commissioned Oc tober 14. 1943. On Friday. October 13. 1944. she caught the torpedo that ended her frontline wartime duty And on October 15. 1945. she put out to sea to rejoin the fleet. Rollin is the son of Mr*. Virginia Boltin. COY DUNLAP. F 1/C, has re- Dunlap Receives Bronze Star And Army Discharge Pfc. Dunlap has received an honorable discharge from the army after many months overseas serv ice. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Dunlap, long time Coolidge r "V LEE DUNLAP residents, who now make their home in California. Dunlap has been awarded the BTO ribon. Army of Occupation ribbon. American Defense ribbon. Victory ribbon. Combat Infantry man's Radge. Good Conduct Medal, and the Bronze Star. The citation accompanying the latter award stated that during the time Dunlap was an intelligence and recon naissance platoon driver his party encountered an enemy force of 60 men. Six were killed, but in the confusion of turning one jeep got off the road. "Despite intense ene my fire Pfc. Dunlap pulled the jeep to safety, saving Its occupants and the machine from almost cer tain destruction.” Dunlap went' through the war uninjured, but almost lost his life three days before his discharge, when he went to sleep while driv ing his car. Death missed him by a narrow margin In the crash that demolished his car. Dunlap, who Is at present with his parent* In California, plans to make a trip to Coolidge later. In the meantime he wishes to be remembered to all his Coolidge friends. cently been transferred tf> the USS Knox, a transport, after many months service In the South Pa cific, according to word received this week. He is the son of Mr. and Mr*. O. L. IHinlap of California, former Coolidge resident*, and wishes to be remembered to all hi* old friend* here. DAVID (PAL) MAG NESS. MoMM t/c, is here on leave to visit his mother, Mrs. Robert Magnes* and family. He has been In the service since March of 1942 and has seen many months overseas service. His two brothers, McKin ley Magness. BM 1/c, also an over sea* veteran, and Charles S. Mag ness, w ho entered service recently, are both expected here this week, when there will be a family reunion at the Magness home. o • Mrs. Geraldine Ebellng of Flor ence spent her Christmas vacation In Cleburne, Ft. Worth, and Dallas, Texas, with her sister, Mrs. Joe Huffmyer. Mr. and Mrs. Huffinyer have returned to Arizona and wil make their home at Tucson. THE COOLIDGE EXAMINER New AUW Chapter To Be Organized All college graduates eligible for : membership in the American Asso- i elation of University Women, who are interested in forming a chapter in Florence-Coolidge-Casa Grande valley are requested by those in charge to get in touch with Mrs. Charles Heed. Coolidge, phone 147, or Mrs. Walter Smith. Coolidge, phone 96. University of Arizona graduates are eligible. CUHS Junior Class To Present Annual Play January 24th “Charley's Aunt,” a three act comedy replete with laughs and hi larious situations, will be present ed by members of the junior class in Coolidge high school auditorium Thursday night. January 24. at 8:15 p. m. Mrs. Elizabeth Knope is the director. The cast of characters Includes: Rosemary Davison, Madge Dixon. Rosa Lee HoYton, Nadine Nlc- Cleery. Mary Jo Bates, Jack Whit taker. Harry Baker. Melvin Mirkln, Bob Skousen. George Acton, Jack Pretzer, and Harold Kleinman. The story is built around two young men who are attending a school at Oxford .England, where the student* are allowed to enter tain women guests at luncheons, provided a suitable chaperon is present. Melvin Mirkin and Bob Skousen play the two boys, who plan to Invite two girls to the school as their guests. They are in love with the girls and mean to propose while they are at the school. Bob Skousen plays the part of Charley, whose aunt is expected to serve as their chaperon. At the last minute the aunt, played by Rose many Davison, fails to arrive. The girls, played by Madge Dixon and Rosa Lee Horton .arrive at the school and a chaperon is absolutely necessary. In desperation, the boys persuade a school mate to dress In womens clothes and impersonate Charley’s aunt, a part played by George Acton. There are complications and laughs galore, w are multiplied by the arrival dt Charley's real aunt. An evening of fun and amuse ment is promised by director and students, for those who attend the presentation of “Charley’s Aunt.” O Merchants Asked To Hire Veterans In Training Program Merchants, shop-owners and busi nessmen of Coolidge are being ask ed to find a place iu their business for ex-servicemen A chamber of commerce committee, composed of H. H. Wrenn, Rev. Joseph Kam phuis and Fred Stone are heading the project to find employment for veterans under the government's training-on-the-job program, and have sent letters to each firm In Coolidge explaining how the pro gram works. If a shop or business has a place for one or more veterans they should notify the chamber of com merce by filling out the form at tached to the letter. They will re ceive a certificate which authorizes the Veteran’B Administration to pay subsistence allowance to a veteran who is taking training as an em ployee. The G. I. Bill of Rights provides a federal subsistence allowance of SSO for a single man and $75 for a married man, to be paid In addition to the man’s wages. The only re striction is that the subsistence does not bring his total salary to more than a journeyman receives in the same line of endeavor. o Coolidge Rebekahs Attend Installation Casa Grande Lodge A group of Coolidge Rebekahs attended the installation of officers of Sunshine Rebekah Lodge of Casa Grande Friday night. Those who made the trip were: Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Wilber. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Thompson .Mesdames Elizabeth Spooner, Billie Lee Naf ziger. Hazel Jones, Norah Davis, Eva Sowell, Leora Sturgeon, Annie Blackwood, Lorraine McWherter, Margaret Morris, Elizabeth Davis. Josephine Borree, Pearl Wynn and Christine Hanson. NOTICE OF SALE AT PUBLIC AUCTION of TRACTORS AND EQUIPMENT NOTICE rs HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned will sell at Public auction, at the front door of the COURT HOUSE at Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, at the hour of one o’clock in the afternoon of the 2nd day of February, 1946, to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following. 1 HD 7W Allis Chalmers Diesel Tractor. 2 No. 40 Cockshutt Disc Plow. 1 9-ft. Model H Allis Chalmers Disc. 1 Float. 1 434 A Baker Hydraulic Bull dozer. 1 Jumbo 12 RW Land Leveler. 1 Oliver Tractor and Attachments for same. This sale is being held under and by virtue of Paragraph 2334 of the revised code of 1928. L. H. SEARGEANT. Publish Jan. 18, 1946. Womans Club Slates Progam Meet January 24 A program meeting will be held by Coolidge Womans Club on Thursday afternoon. January 24. Literature Day. when Louis Taylor will address the group. There will also be a musical program. Mrs. R. W. Taylor is program chairman. Hostesses for the occasion are Mrs. Dalton Cole, chairman, who will be assisted by Mrs. Karl Fisher and Mrs. Hen Mirk in. At a business meeting January 10. # reports of the various club committees were heard and ar rangements made for representa tives to attend the Womans Club Conference held at Phoenix yester day. Those who made the trip were Mrs. Bruce Moody, president of Coolidge Club, Mrs. Charles Reed. Mrs. Raymond Sroaf. and Mrs. Karl Nabors. The meeting was called for discussion of a recreation and edu cational program for young people. McGees Honored By Wedding Shower On Monday Evening Mr. and Mrs. Elvis McGee were I guests of honor at a wedding show er given at Trinity Assembly of God Church on Monday evening. Mrs. A. V. Bonner. Miss Ruth Sher wood and Miss Mary Lee Blake man were hostesses. A program of entertainment and music was in charge of Mrs. Maudie Ethel Bon ner and Miss Sherwood. Shower gifts were heaped on a table for presentation to the honorees. The guest list included Messrs and Mesdames Albert Moore and family. Edgar McGee. Robert Spears and family. Claude O'Donnell and family. Frank Owens and family. Spurgeon O’Donnell. C. A. Smith, Buddy Bonner. Allen Thum. Bob Page. J. P. McGee. Elvern Mc- Gee and Elmer Ashley. Mesdames A. V. Bonner and family. Ruby Webb. Will I.ong. Lina O'Donnell, Beatrice Casey. M. S. Simpkins and family. Patsy Kirkland and family. Milam and family .Joe Blakeman. Elaine ‘Simmons, Daisy Bain. Reba McGee. Tootsie Harris. La Voice Hutson. Ola Saunders. avltt. Janey Hamilton. L. C. Kirk, Dell Abbott and Messrs J. C. Me- Gee. W. P. O’Donnell and Bob Edge. 0 Teen Age Party I* Slated For Younger Group On Saturday The Womans Society of Christian Service of Coolidge Methodist church is sponsoring a teen age party for the seventh and eighth graders at Coolidge Woman’s Club Saturday night. The party will be gin at seven o'clock and continue to nine thirty. Mrs. Esther Baker is chairman of the entertainment committee. She will be assisted by Mrs. Olin E. Lehman. Mrs. Glenn Carter Is chairman of the refresh ment committee. She will be as sisted by members of the WSCS. o Wool Hoods And Knit Gloves Are Declared Surplus In time for cold weather, more than 12,000,000 worth of new wool hoods and fingerless knit gloves or wristlets, declared surplus by the Army, are now being offered for sale to civilian markets on a nationwide scale, the Reconstruc tion Finance Corporation an nounced today. The sale is being conducted through regional consumer goods offices maintained by RFC in 11 cities, including San Francisco. Regular Inspection Essential Until there is an ample supply of new tires available it is essential that you take the best possible care of your tires .... and that’s where we come in. Just drive into our station and have your tires checked . . . see that the air pressure is right . . . and they are ready for the road. For Cheerful, Friendly Service See Les Ritter, Jack Henry, Pinkey Lewis, Scott Huley, and— LEON SMITH Wholesale Union Oil Products Retail COOLIDGE, ARIZONA Besides priority claimants, those eligible to participate in the sale include large and small whole salers, and retailers of dry goods, work clothing and sporting apparel, and exporters. The offering includes 772,700 all-wool helmet-type hoods which are equipped with a shawl to fit over the neck and shoulders, ideal for outdoor work or sport in cold climates, and 1,730.000 pairs of knit wristlets or fingerless gloves, which will fit all sizes of hands. Orders may he placed at the fol lowing offices of the consumer goods division of RFC: San Francisco, 30 Van Ness Ave nue. Los Angeles. 1206 Maple Street. Phoenix, ISI6 West Fillmore Street. Reno. 236 West First Street. o • Mrs. W. H. Farnsworth is visit ing relatives In Mesa and Phoenix this week. Bashas’ COOLIDGE, ELOY, SANTAN, OCOTILLA CHANDLER, MESA, PHOENIX BASHA S SELL FOR LESS JANUARY 19 and 19 PURE PORK ——— SAUSAGE Pinto Beans Qlc Pound 3Jm 10 Lbs O I MINCE MEAT 17c del monte Pound 1/ Sweet Peas C No. 2 Can I M SHOULDER ROUND S AK 27 5 < LARD 1Q C MORTON’S PounJ 1 r SALT O , or |pc CHUCK or NO. 7 ? l *! n ® r ■ *9’ STEAK 97c Pound mmt GERBER'S Baby Food OA c BOLOGNA 9C C 41/2 oz. 3 Cans £\3 Pound —= KARO 67 C milk" 3... 29« ?L A „?. OES 46' Carnation „ CABBAGE Ec Su gar 1Q lbs. 65 c Pound v GOLD MEDAL CELERY l^i C FLOUR sll9 Pound n 25 Lb. Bag . 1 No> 1 RUSSEX SWIFT’S POTATOES CAc PREM 12 oz. <9O Apples 9 lbß . 97c CORN MEAL CCc cooki o n fl or A 10 Pounds vw CAMPBELL’S BEEF HI-HO . BEEF NOODLE CRACKERS 99c SOUP lCc 16 Ozs Mm 3 IOV2 Oz 19 FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1946 WSCS To Elect Officers Today Election of officers will be held at a meeting of the Womans So ciety of Christian Service at Coo lidge Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. Mrs. Esther Baker, president, urges all mem bers to be present. Mrs. Roy Scud der and Mrs. Olin E. Lehman will be refreshment hostesses. o Vesper Service At Vah-Ki Inn Arch-Deacon Jenkins, of Trinity Cathedral of Phoenix will hold a candlelight vesper service at Vah- Ki Inn on Sunday evening, Janu ary 20th at 8 o’clock p. m. The public is invited to attend. o •R. A. Smith and son have pur chased 10 acres of land on the high way south of Coolidge. where they plan to build a modern home.