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Arizona District
Tops December
Official figures just released by
headquarters .Ninth Service Com
mand at Fort Douglas, Utah, reveal
that the Arizona District. Military
Personnel !Ttx-urem«*nt Service
Command In percentage of enlist
ment quota secured during the
month of December. Immediately
upon receipt of the news. Major
William R Bourdon, commanding
officer of the Arizona district, re
layed his personal compliments to
the officers and enlisted men of the
district who have again achieved I
this premier ranking In the far!
Major Bourdon announced al
though the nation as a whole is
behind In recruiting the district of
Arizona has been over its quota
every month since the beginning of
the present drive. Major Bourdon
was quoted as saying. "we may well
be proud, again as always Arizona
goes over the 100 per cent mark.'
The district paced the Ninth Serv
ice Command by obtaining 134 per
cent of Its assigned quota of volun
tary enlistments. No other recruit
ing district within the Service
Command approached Arizona's
mark .the nearest rival being the
Northern California district which
secured 78 percent of Its quota.
Breakdown of the enlistment fig
ures for December 1945. discloses
some Interesting statistical side
lights Os the nearly 200 men en
listed or reenlisted within this dis
trict 105 - more than half the total
number—chose to serve with the
Army Air Forres. Fifteen Arizona
enlistees elected to serve with the
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service with the Corps of Engin
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fantry and the Detached Enlisted
Mens List; six will serve with the
Signal Corps; five with the Ord
nance Department, and the others j
cbone other branches of the mili
tary service. Seventy-six men were
picked to serve in the United
States; seventy-five will serve in
the European Theater; nine chose
to serve in the Pacific Theater,
and the others picked other thea
ters in which to serve their en
Last Rites Held
For Father Os
Coolidge Resident
Funeral services were held Sat
urday in Tucson for Oscar Mont
gomery. Sr., father of Oscar Mont
gomery, Jr., of Coolidge. The elder
Montgomery passed away Thursday
at a Tucson hospital as the result
of heart trouble. He was a long
time resident of Tucson.
•Survivors are his widow. Minnie;
one son, a brother and a sister.
Interment was at Tucson.
Dallas Coffee
Shop Is Sold
The fixtures and lease of Dallas
Coffee Shop on Coolidge Avenue
have been sold by Dallas Ewing to
Mrs. Helen Bowen of Coolidge and
Mrs. I>*e Kendricks of Casa Gran
de. The new owners took posses
sion Friday. Mrs Bowen is man
aging the shop and will be* joined
in the near future by her partner.
Mrs. Kendricks, who plans to make
her home here.
The old cowhand sat in his little
cabin not far from Main Street with
his few belongings packed neatly
for travel . . . He looked about him
in a dazed sort of way. "Hit don’t
seem right at my age to be a-pullin'
up my roots." . . . The friend who
had come for him. and whose car
stood waiting outside, tried clum
sily to cheer the old man. "You’ll
he a lot more comfortable with your
folks —and there are lots of inter
esting things to see in the city.” . . .
The old cowhand shook his head. “I
ain’t interested in no city sights,
an’ them grandchildren o’ mine
don’t* really want me. There ain’t
nobody left but them an’ me—an’
I’ve got to the place where I can’t
do for myself no more. . . . Seems
sort o' strange when a feller lives
ail his life, a-workln’ in a land o’
plenty an’ a world of verdure, that
there ain’t no security at the end of
the road.” . . . His friend was silent
and the old man went on talking,
as if to himself. . . . " ’Corse there’s
a few of ’em. like Morgan an’ Ford
an’ Rockefeller, that gets along al
right. but there’s a heck of a lot
more of ’em that don’t. .. . Seems
like. In all the thousands o’ years
men’s been a-livln.* they’d a-flg
gered out somethin’ about it. . . .
Civilization ain’t got so far. it looks
to me. if it can’t produce well-being
for its creatures, same as nature
does for hers." . . . The sun shone
In at the open doorway and fell In
a shaft of gold across the floor
boards, a mesquite tree stood sen
tinal at the door, beyong which the
desert stretched to the great pur
ple mountains. "Purty .ain’t it."
said the old man. ... He rose slow
ly. "Well, come on—let’s go."
• • •
One of the high school’s
champion athletes, who lives
near Main Street, was a victim
of influenza during the recent
epidemic. . . . The doctor look
ed at the thermometer gravely,
as he read the boy’a tempera
ture. . . . "How high is it.
Doc?" the patient Inquired. . . .
“A hundred and two," replied
the doctor. . . . For a moment
the boy was silent. “Say,” he
asked with sudden interest;
“what's the world’s record?"
• • •
Seen in a Main Street drug store
recently, where the soda fountain
was lined with the usual Saturday
crowd Mexicans. Indians, farm
workers and a few town’s people.
. . . Into this atmosphere walked
a young colored man. the theater
ribbons and empaign stars on his
uniform attesting to overseas serv
ice. . . . The colored girl with him
hung back as he approached th»*
counter. . . . The service man
glanced up and down its length,
then slid with an air of uncertainty
onto a vacant stool. . . . One of the
young women behind the counter
glanced swiftly in his direction. . .
he did not wait for her to approach.
. . . Rising, as if at a command, he
spok<* to bis companion in a low
tone and they left the drugstore.
. . . This is a far cry from the ex
perience of one of his race. Booker
T. Washington, who was received
at Windsor Palace by Queen Vic
toria of England, and was later her
guest at tea! . . . Between these
two extremes there is a middle
path upon which men might walk
with reasonable safety toward the
solution, in time, of one of our vital
post war problems.
• • •
A Main Street matron, who
has had the same cleaning wo
man for some time, was upset
recently when the latter an
nounced that she was leav
ing ... “I thought you were
satisfied, Mary.” . . . “Yas’um,
I been satisfied.' . . . “Then
what’s the trouble?" . . . Mary
was silent . . . “Is it something
private?" . . . c “Lawd, no’m."
Mary answered; “it’s a ser
An old woman who lives not far
from Main* Street has little to be
cheerful about, according to the
way some of us view life. . . . She
rarely complains, however, and
often sings in a high quavering
voire as she bustles about her
small tasks. . . . "Good morning.”
called a neighbor recently, "You
sound as if you haven't a trouble
In the world." ... ‘I ain’t.’ re
plied the old woman. "I used to
git wore out with tryin’ to throw
’em off. but now I Jest turns loose
an’ lets ’em drop.” . . . She has
learned one of life’s profound les
sons. for that which we can ‘turn
loose' we rob of (tower through our
indifference, but that which re
quires effort to “throw off" is
deep-rooted in our hearts.
• • •
See you next week, on Main
Street —adios.
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Coolidge Electric
Coolidge Ave. Phone 141 I
Original Price To
Determine Ceiling
Rate Os Used Cars
Sellers of used 1945 and 1946
model year passenger automobiles
may use as ceiling prices the price
paid at retail for the cars when
new, the district Office of Price
Administration announced.
This action is a temporary meas
ure. At an early .date a schedule
of dollar-and-cent ceilings for 1945
and 1946 cars will be included in
the used car regulation.
OPA said these ceiling prices will
he lower than those dealers may
charge for warranted (guaranteed)
uae<l 1942 models. The agency
pointed out. however, that the 1942
car prices reflect a charge of as
much as 24 per cent of list price
phis high handling and delivery
charges which were allowed dealers
to cover costs of maintaining in
storage those cars when new, in
keeping with the requirements of
the rationing program.
Noticed* hereby given that John
Pierce Reed and Resada E. Reed,
husband and wife, will sell, assign,
and deliver, the whole of the busi
ness conducted under the firm
name of “Y” Garage and Service
Station, located at the Highway
Junction U S. 84 and 87, near the
town of Plcacho, County of Pinal,
State of Arizona, at a single trans
action and in the regular course of
business, to R. H. Ellis and Rayma
Ellis, husband and wife, on the first
day of February, 1946.
This notice Is given for the pur
pose of complying with Section 58-
201 Arizona Code Annotated, 1929,
entitled "Formalities for Sale in
Bulk." and it is the intention to
complete said sale on the first day
of February, 194 C.
Any creditor desiring to make
any claims against John Pierce
Reed and Resada E .Reed, is in
structed to file such claims with
the Phoenix Realty and Insurance
Company, 42 West Jefferson Street,
Phoenix, Arizona.
On this the 14th day of January,
1946, before me. Robt. E. Hamil
ton, the undersigned officer, per
sonally appeared John Pierce Reed
and Itesada E. Reed, known to me
to be the persons whose names are
subscribed to the within instru
ment, and acknowledged that they
executed the same for the purpose
therein contained.
In witness whereof I hereunto
set my hand and official seal.
(Seal) Notary Public
My commission expires April 2,
Ist pub. Jan. 18. 1946.
Last pub. Feb. 1, 1946.
No more certificates! Ones again every be able to drive in and get immediate
one is eligible to buy. and soon you'll delivery on new tires for your car.
- _ ■ pgg Tir# manufacturers have been unable to fill the great
■2 I ** MM W" Be need lor new passenger car tires. In case we do not
Km Jrk I M mm have the right size tire lor your car. we should be able
to get it soon. Come in for full information.
Hurt WHY pa'll nil the j| M ||j|
It has been proved. More then 2,000 tests and “ included. The result: a body that I* 35% K, r ° n *"
nearly 17,000,000 miles of the toughest kind of for additional resistance to bruises, extra blowout
road service showed that this new B. F. Goodrich protection.
Silvertown will Outwear Prewar natural rubber Flatter tread covers more ground. Called
Tire *' the "road level" tread, it puts more rubber on the
New, better rubber. B. F. Goodrich has dc- road, permits all the tread to share the wear. Result:
veloped s rubber that’s far better than ordinary a further increase in mileage, less scuffing, better
synthetics. It helps the new Silvertown wear better distribution of weight, better traction, more safety
and run cooler. It has greater resistance to cracking on the turns.
mndj bruUing “ d <Umag ° Uom Plus 3 years' EXTRA experience. Three years
1 ’ before any other manufacturer, B. F. Goodrich sold
Tire body 35% Stronger. An entirely new. tires containing synthetic rubber to American car
stronger cord is used, more of these cords are used owners. The extra know-how piled up in these years
in the top ply, an extra shock-absorbing breaker strip is reflected in the new B. F. Goodrich Silvertown.
Coolidge Auto Supply
Phone 47 J. C. JAYNE Arizona Blvd.
Hear "Detect and Collect” every Thursday on ABC at 9:30 p. m. ES.T,
The seller of a used 1945 or 1946
model year passenger automobile
must supply the buyer with a copy
of the certificate of transfer he
received when he purchased the
car, also a written statement de
claring that the price he is charg
ing for the used car is not higher
than the retail price for the car
when bought new. Copies of both
the certificate of transfer and the
seller's written statement also must
be filed with the seller’s local price
control board, OPA said.
Need More Votes For
3rd Representative
If Pinal county voters turn out
in goodly numbers at the 1946
general election in November the
county may become entitled to an
other representative in the state
legislature. This was the advice
given this week by County Attorney
Ronald J. Ellis to a delegation
which appeared in the office of the
board of Supervisors requesting
Cooked to YOL*R taste
* Come to
Phone 240 , On the Highway
< ►
I Plumbnig
New Work and Repairs
Special attention to out-of-town
o customers.
i; Coolidge Plumbing Co.
Central Ave. and 3rd St.
larger representation for the coun
Under state statutes a county is
entitled to one representative for
each 2.500 votes cast for the elec
tion of governor. A canvass of
votes cast in Pinal county at the
19 44 general election showed that
a total of 4.5C4 voters had turned
out. This number, Ellis pointed
out, would entitle Pinal county tc
only two representatives.
Phone 233

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