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Drive Exceeds Gee! in CoDlldgo Packm Ready Garments For Shipment. Nearly 14,- 000 Articles Given A v*»ry successful Victory- doth <ng drive com pie t <| Ir Cooluiite according t«> R**\ J is* pi Kampbiii'-. Pi al co - n v c'.a*r;iui . Per Kamphii's pra*-***! ;h<- work a Mrs J. J Jiiue-t. (* xtlitlg** rh i mi it »h«» »»t on Hi** jab eve i b f >r. the htste-wlde <lr v wit organic ! The goal of 10.00 * unttcnU w ,* **x ccoded bv in •-stlmai*-,! 3.*0« artl * les. o; which o'er 40«* were pals of shoes' The pa kers. th »‘lre<- lot of Mrs Ted Kent, sorted an.l pack ed over 125 boles of Clothing. I)u to the efforts of .Mrs Esther Itaker Mr*. Roger lies. Mrs. R V. Camp bell. Mrs. Kills. Mrs. Butterfield. Mr* W. 11. Higginbotham. Mrt Anna Humphries. Mrs Wilklnaor and others this clothing was packe almost as soon at It was broil eh t in by the pir|c-up committee, headet' by .Mrs fleorge Truitt Cool Id ge business houses coop erated In providing cartons for parking the garment*. As soon as volunteers hive tied and labeled these boxes they will ; be shipped to an army warehouse in Phoenix through the courtesy of j Safeway stores, from where they will Immediately go to sorting sti- 1 tions and be on their wav almost j immediately to the needy people for whom they were gathered. The Coolidge schools cooperated closely with the drive chairman, and under the direction of Melvin Gammage. the rooms were organiz ed to accept clothing. ChiPlren bringing in a total of seven gar ments were given tickets to a fie* movies at the San Carlos theater Rev. Kamphuis praised Coolidge residents for their response to the drive and expressed his apprecia tion for the time, energy and use of cars and materials provided by the chairmen and their committees. New Officials For Stars And Masons Announced Here Officers of Ocotiilo Chapter, to iler of the Eastern Star, and Coo lidge Masonic Lodge, recently took office at a joint installation cere mony here. Mrs Sue Steward is worthy ma tron of the Stars for the coming year. She replaces Mrs. Tresban Roberts. Otber officers installed with .Mrs. Steward were: Karl %»mith. worthy patron; Mrs. Lillian Watson, associate matron; Minor Simms, associate patron; Mrs. ; Grace Farnsworth, secretary; Mm. Sybil fiammage. treasurer; Mrs. Bess Truitt, conductress, and Mrs Flora Dunnaway. associate conduc tress. Appointive officers of the Stars are: Mrs. Ksther Stonehocker chaplain; Mrs. May Cole, marshall, and Mrs Kluabeth Smith, organist. The five Star points are: Mrs Helen Haydnke. Ada; Mrs. Louise McFarland. Ruth; Mrs. Ann Daria. Ksther; Mrs. Dorothy Simms. Mar tha. gnd Mrs. Ruth Smith. Electa Mrs. Gladys Haley, warder; Walter Farnsworth, dentinal, and Mrs Alice lies, mother adviser of Coo lidge Assembly. Order of the Rain bow for Girls. Mlnordtimms was installed wor lodge He succeeds Earl Smith. Of lodge He succeeds Karl Smith. Of ficers Installed with Simms were: * J. R. Snider, senior warden; Cecil E. Bits. Junior warden; Charles Cohen, treasurer, and J- J. Jones, secretary. Appointive Masonic officers are: E M. Gammage. chaplain: Karl Hicks, marshall; William H. Hig ginbotham .senior warden; Arthur Burtcher, Junior warden; William Short .senior steward: Kruse Davia. Junior steward, and W. R. Urton. tvler. The next regular meeting of the Masons will be on Thursday night. February 14. at 8 o’clock in Masonic Temple. The Stars meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 8 p. m in Masonic Temple. _____o Four Local Entries In Tucson Horseshow Four Coolidge residents entered horses in the annual horseshow held Thursday in the fair grounds at Tucson. Ixxal horsemen whose entries competed for honors were Charles Reed. A. L. Nowell. M. M. Ware and Jim Wallace. Other Coolidge residents who at tended the horse show were Mr. and Mrs. George Murr. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Skousen. Mrs. Ware. Mrs. Reed and Mrs. Nowell. o Rotary Club Hears Former Army Pilot Coolidge Rotarians received a brief lesson in combat flying tac tics st their Wednesday noon lunch eon meeting. The speaker was Larry Bell, formerly an army air corps pilot, and a member of the Coolidge Rotary Club. During the war Bell piloted a P-38 fighter plane in missions over European targets and in his talk outlined different types of forma tions used in strafing, dive-bomb ing. aerial combat and protective accompaniment of big bombers. Home On Furlough m vetrr JjlSsS LT. MARTHA WORD Lt. Martha Word is home on furlough after nine months service in the South Pacific. She landed in the States in January and was sent to a hos pital at Camp Haan, California, due to a broken arm sustained while overseas. Lt. Word is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jones. She joined the army nurse co*ps in October of 19-13. Bears Claw Tigers In 38-28 Victory Evens Series With Gilbert. Florence Wins 25-24 On Jiminez’ Toss The Coolidge High School Bears downed the Gilbert Tigers 38-28 Wednesday night to gain an even break in their two-game series The Bears went into the lead at the start and never reliquished it With the score 22-11 at half-time and 30-16 going into the final quar ter. the B-ars made use of reserves to coast to victory. Marlin Wing and Bill Ware w* re outstanding for the Bears, with Wing playing guard, renter and for ward during the game and scoring 13 points. Ware held big Calvin Johns to three baskets while scor ing six points himself. Roland Free land. Jimmie Vldano. George Acton and Marvin Wing all played fine ball for the Bears. Lanky Floyd Nichols, Tiger cen ter. tied scoring honors with in j points. Last Friday the Bears lost a sec ond game to their old rivals, the Florence Gophers, by a single point margin. The game was close all the way with e.aually no more than three points sejiarating the scores The fracas finally wound up in a 25-24 photo finish The Gophers led 15-12 at the half hut shortly later Coolidge spurted to a 4-point edge as Roland Free land and Jim Yidano sank baskets Then Florence bounce*! back to lead 22-19 at the end of the third quarter. With a minute to go Reuben Ji tnenex. Gopher guard, scored to give bis team their one point victory Florence was paced by Charlie Gatmz and Gildardo Padilla who collected eight points apiece. Ro land Freeland, of Coot*«v*lV*>d off with scoring honors for the eve ning with 11 counters. An out standing game was played by Coo lidge’s Marlin Wine * "'ire Tonight the Bears travel to Chan dler to take on the Wolves In a double-header, and on Saturday they tangle with the AJo Red Raid ers. Bn route to Ajo Coach Glenn Wilson’s squad will stop at Gila Bend to engage the Monsters in a 10 a. m. clash. Coach Wilson’s statistic book show’s that the Bears. —**h 12 games under their belts —or fur — are ail even, with six wins and six losses. They still have a half dozen games to play. They have scored'a total of 301 points for an average of 25 per game, while their opponents have collected a total of 288 i>oints for a game average of 24. The Bears has cashed a total of 71 out of 189 free throws for an average of 37 per cent. o Vets May Turn In Unwanted Clothes World War II veterans through out the w est are urged by the Ninth Sendee Command Quartermaster at Fort Douglas, Utah, to return to the Army any unwanted items of GI clothing and equipment still in their possession. Especially needed are woolen garments, including blouses, OD shirts and underwear. Colonel R. F. Bartz, quartermaster, declared. Such issued items are retained by the soldier when discharged from the Army. Veterans desiring to turn in clothing and equpipment may dis patch them collect to the nearest Army installation in care of the property officer. All clothing returned to the Army will be renovated and repaired prior to reissue, Col. Bartz empha sized. o • Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Nowell. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reed, daughter. Ina. and Asa Gardner attended the races at Tucson Sunday. (To oltiui miner VOLUME 16 I Court Os Honor To Climax Boy sco::f Week Here Sccu‘.» From Casa Grande Valley To Gather At Coo lidge For Ceremonies. Boy Scouts of the Casa Grande Valley District will commemorate Boy Scout Week, which begins to day ar.d continues through Thurs day, February 14 High spot of the obs* rvance w ill be a district Court on Honor, to bo held at the Coo lidge high school auditorium on Monday evening. February 11 Since February 8. 1910, when the Hoy Scouts of America was incor porated at Washington, D. ('.. more than 12.500.000 men and boys have j been in Scouting The active m*m hership today Is more than 1,950,000 | Cub Scouts. Boy Scouts. Senior 1 Scouts and adult volunteer leaders Sc outs from Florence, Casa Gran , de. Floy. Sacaton. and Coolidge will gather at the* ceremonies Mon j day night to receive awards and advancements. Three troops rep resenting Coolidge. and their scout masters, are Troop 25. A. K. Os born; Troop 84. Rev Olin E. Leh man; and Troop 85. Rev. Joseph Kamphuis. "Tlte theme of the Boy Scouts for the year 1946 is ‘Scouts of the World Building Together’,’’ said Walter W. Head, president of the National Council of Boy Scouts “Regardless of what treaties or agreements may he made by the nations of the world. In the last analysis what happens to our hopes of world peace for the next fifty years depends upon what happens in the lives of boys growing up here in America and in the coun tries in Europe. "If we can impress upon these boys principles of friendliness and mutual respect, we shall go a long way toward establishing a better understanding among the nations of the world. ' Here in America we have nearly two million members of the Boy Scout*. Throughout the world there are approximately three million j Scouts and leaders. "The Scout program seeks to train these boy* for service to others and useful citizenship With these millions of Scouts through out the world we believe some thing truly magnificent can be done." The Bov Scouts are helping brother Scouts in war-torn lands, through an unusual project known cs the "Sbirts-Off-Our-Backs " cam paign. They are contributing used but clean and serviceable Scout uniform parts and camping equip ment to help boys overseas resume their Scouting activities. The boys are giving up parts of their uniforms and equipment that they may not be able to replace soon, but leaders feel this helpful ness will create an interest on the part of American Scouts In brother Sc outs in other lands, their customs and history'. Since each donor is asked to include his name and ad dress on the equipment. It is felt that friendships thus formed will contribute to world - wide under standing. Usable uniform parts being col lected include Boy Scout and Cub Scout shirts, hats and caps, shorts, nec kerchiefs, slides. lanyards, belts, stockings and shoes. Equipment de sired for shipment overseas in cludes axes, knives, mess kits, duf fel bags, haversacks, sleeping bags, tents, bugles, compasses, first aid kits, signaling flags and Scouting literature. The World Friendship Fund, con sisting of voluntary contributions of Boy Scouts, will defray all ship ping costs. o Pinal Delegates In Phoenix To Map Road Plans Senator Charles G. Goff, of Casa Grande, and J. C. Jayne, of Coo lidge, representing Pinal county’s highway Interests, were attending ihe first meeting of the new Ari zona State-Wide Highway Planning Committee Thursday and Friday February 7 and 8. in Phoenix. Senator Goff was named delegate and Mr .Jayne, chairman of the Coolidge chamber of commerce road committee .was named alter nate at a joint meeting of county chambers of commerce here Janu ary* 9. Delegates at the Phoenix meet ing representing 14 counties, expect to draw up a master plan for state highways, blue-printing highway work to be completed within the next 10 years. •Mr. and Mrs. Fisk Kellner of Cal ifornia, and Kenneth Kellner of Alaska, are in Coolidge to be with the Kellner boys’ father, Ernest F. Kellner, during his illness. -IN THE CENTER OF PINAL COUNTY AGRICULTURE” COOLIDGE, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 1946 —1 -■ ■■ ■ ■■■; ML,—;— uw ■*■■■ ■ II ■— ■ - ■ ■ rinal County lops Rollon Production Pinal county I*l tin* st it** of Al i *i»ia in c.-tt n ginning to January 16 with 51.944 bales. ' ' •-*« to tal is 98,213. according to a U. S Department of Censin r port This compared with 104,478 bales to the : ame date last year. Other county ginning* have been: Maricopa, 22,542; Grahim. 14.305; Pima. 8,191, and Yuma. 1.231 bales. o Auxiliary Feted By Legion Here William David Hood Post Gives Dinner-Dance At Legion Hall Monday Nite. Special Program Is Ar ranged Coolidge Legion Auxiliary was feted Monday night with* a smoked turkey dinner by the American le gion. William David Hood Post. The affair took place at the Legion Hall, w here each group held a short business meeting before the enter tainment. Kenyon Harris, master of cere monies. welcomed the post's new members, and prospective mem bers. who were guests. Mrs. Edith Hamilton. Auxiliary president, wel comed the new members for the women’s group. Dr. J. T. O'Neil, who has recently returned from 30 months overseas service, was th«* evening's speaker His subject was "Tropical Dis eases.’’ Is ado re Shoore. music in structor at Coolidge high school, played three violin solos. He was accompanied at the piano by Mtb H. G. Richardson. Mrs. R. W. Tay lor was program chairman. Tom Sawyer of Phoenix, national Americanization commissioner, and Clayton Orth of Phoenix, state ad jutant, were among the guests of honor. Following dinner, th*- evening was spent in dancing and various contest games. o License Stickers Being Sent To Car Owners This Week v The Pinal county asr-essor’s of fice Is sending out windshield sti* kers to pleasure ear owners this week The stickers qualify 1945 metal car plates for use in 1946. At the time that most Pinal county car owners applied for their 1946 car licenses the windshield stickers were not available. Though the pleasure car stickers are now ready for use the asses sor's office has not yet received stickers for conimer* ial cars. As soon as those come in they will go into the mails for those owners of commercial vehicles who have al ready registered their cars for 1946. Assessor's office personnel stress that sti* kers being issue*! to car owners must be pasted on the wind shield and the 1945 license plates must be left on the car. Only when a car is equipped with both 1945 plates and with the windshield sticker will it be qualified for 1946 road use. o Pinal Loan Group To Hold Annual Meeting Thursday The 1946 annual meeting of the Pinal National Farm Loan Associa tion will be held Thursday, Febru ary 14. at the M**thodist church in Coolidge. The meeting will open at 10 a. m. and will be followed by a free turkey dinner for mem bers and invited guests. Business of the day will include election of a director and reports of progress made and of changes which have been possible through newly enacted legislation, enabling the association to be of more as sistance in helping farmers. Richard W. Young of the Federal Land Bank will be present to ans wer members’ questions. Dividend checks will be distributed. Guests will Include K. K. Hen ness, county agricultural agent; L. G. Galland, representing Arizona Farmers Production Credit Asso ciation; and P. S. Burgess, Dean and director of the College of Agri culture. University of Arizona. Dean Burgess will speak on the present economic situation and the apparent trend of prices and con ditions, with special reference to agriculture. o Methodists To Hear Os Building Plans Mrs. Melvin Gammage will ad dress members of Coolidge Method ist church Sunday morning on the proposed building plan for the church. Sermon for the day will be “The Intentional Will of God.” There will be a vocal solo by Mary lyn Carrel. All members are urged by the pastor ,Rev. Olin E. Lehman, to attend. Law Officers To Meet At Florence Third Annual County Law Enforcement Conference To Be Held February 15 Plans are being completed for the third annual Pinal county law enforcement conference, to be held Friday, February 15, at the county court hou.se In Florence. Invita tions for the affair have been mail ed to one hundred and twenty-five persons by County Attorney Ron ald Ellis and Sheriff Jamea Herron. Jr. Conference meetings are planned for both morning and afternoon. At noon a broiled steak dinner will he served, under the superviaion of A G. Walker, superintendent of Arizona State Prison; Charles Whitlow. Florence town marshal and the hosts. Sheriff Herron and Attorney Ellis. Invitations for the day’s meet ings went to all law enforcement officials in Pinal county and to sheriffs and county attorneys throughout the state. Coolidge will he represented by Chief of Police Dan Kinser. Guest officials will hear talks by men of Pinal and Maricopa coun ties Judge W. C. Truman, of Pinal County Superior Court, will talk on the relations between the court and law enforcement officers. Tom Fill bright, of Florence, will tell of the cooperation with the county attorney. Charles Reed, Coolidge attorney, will discuss the service of process. Maricopas county’* sheriff, E. W. Roach win speak on criminal In vestigation and Horace Moore, of the highway patrol, will stress the nee*l for cooperation between sher iff and highway patrol. Boy And Girl Scouts Present Program At PTA Tuesday Night Coolidge Girl and Boy Scouts presented the program at a meet ing of Coolidge Parent-Teacher Association Tuesday night in the high school auditorium. Brownie Scouts gave a series of folk dances, accompanied at the piano by Oralie Stonehocker. Mrs. F. E. Stonehocker is leader of the group Girl Scouts took part In an inventing ceremony. Mrs. Olin E. Iy*'hman and Miss Jane Havens are the leaders. Boy Scouts presented a Russian skit. The Rev. Joseph Kamphuis is leader of the group. Mtb. I/©on Smith was program chairman for the evening. The PTA executive board held a business meeting at the high school prior to the program. Mrs. A. M. Clark was appointed to the office of welfare chairman left vacant by the resignation of Mrs. G. E. Max well. Mrs. H. L. Holland was ap pointed chairman of the nominating committee. Mrs. R. W. Taylor and Mrs. Charles Reed will Berve with her. Announcement was made by the president. Mrs. H. A. Unger, that Coolidge PTA now ha* 163 mem bers. The room count for having the greatest number of parents present was won by Miss Hortense Mc- Cray’s room. o Ceiling Price Set For Compressors A ceiling price of $135, f. o. b. point of shipment, will apply on sales to users of new portable gasoline-driven air supply units made exclusively for the army and now declared surplus, the Office of Price Administration announced. This price, effective January 24, 1946, is in line with ceilings for comparable air supply units sold in regular civilian channels. These units will be sold in regular civi lian channels. These units will be sold by the government, while others are available for sale in different parts of the country. The units consist of vertible compres sors mounted on two wheels, with two air hoses, a 1% H. P. motor, and a pressure capacity of from 105 to 130 pounds. o Club Slates Meet Coolidge Womans Club will hold a business meeting Thursday after noon. February 14, at the clubhouse. All members are urged by Mrs. Bruce Moody, president, to attend. —o ♦Ernest F. Kellner, who has been ill for several weeks, was moved Wednesday from Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, to Pinal County Hospital, Florence. He has not re covered from a severe case of in fluenza that developed later into pneumonia. o ♦ Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jones returned Friday from Tombstone, where they spent two weeks while he took a special course of treatment for arthritis. Sidewalk Laying In Progress On Main St. Main Street is acquiring approx! luatelv 150 feet of paved sidewalk this week, beginning at Buscher's Motor Rewind on the northwest corner of Coolidge Ave and Main Street and extending for lialf a block to the corner of Bond's Ac counting office. The entire prop erty la owned by Spooner Transfer Company, now managed by It. A Spooner since the death of his father. Charles Elledge is con tractor for laying of the sidewala. o Fugitive, Deputy In Gun Battle Ex-Convict Escapes After Duel With Officers At Eloy Auto Court An ex-convict is still being sought by Pinal county authorities after he managed to elude sheriff's deputies Saturday night, following a gun battle at Eloy. The duel be tween Deputy Ed Smith and the wanted man, Sam Van Blunt, took place at an auto court where depu ties had stationed themselves, awaiting Van Blunt’s return. Earlier In the evening Van Blunt had brought a woman to the camp, and had driven away. Meanwhile deputies arrested the woman and were waiting at the camp when Van Rlunt returned. The fugitive apparently became suspicious, how ever. and did not stop. When the officers attempted to halt the car Van Blunt fired a shot through an open car window. Smith then fired three times, put ting one bullet through the front door and one through the rear door of the car. The third slug struck the windshield as Van Blunt turned around on the highway and headed south. The ex-convict abandoned his car after a half-mile and dashed into the cotton fields. The deputies im mediately obtained dogs from the state prison but were unable to pick up the trail. No bloodstains were found in the car and it was believed that Van Blunt escaped injury. Van Blunt was being sought in connection with a recent robbery on the highway near Coolidge. Three other persons held in the case are Johnnie Howard, Ann Avery and Cleavie Randolph, all of Eloy. According to testimony taken by County Attorney Ronald J. Ellis, the two women involved in the case gave two men a ride. After driving the men to a lonely spot on the highway about four miles from Coolidge they stopped the car. Immediately Van Blunt and Howard appeared and stripped the men of sh and valuables. One of the victims was slugged (lur ing the robbery. Bugg Not To Seek Re-Electon For Pinal School Post John J. Bugg, of Florence, Pinal county school superintendent, will not be a candidate for re-election at this year’s election, according to an announcement made this week. Bugg has held the superintendent post for 14 years and has been in educational work for 33 years. He came to Florence from Runnels county, Texas, where he was school superintendent for six years. This week Bugg attended the an nual county school superintendents meetnig in Phoenix where school men discussed state educational problems. Special attention was given to the possibilities of audio visual education. Most of the edu cators believe that this field offers much to the future of The county officials discussed at length a problem acute in most sections of the state —that of trans porting children to school. Discus sion centered around means of transportation as well as the feasi bility of long distance transporta tion. The maintenance of equip ment and the securing of better equipment came in for group con sideration. o Valentine Dance Is Slated Here A Valentine’s Dance will be sponsored by Coolidge American Legion Auxiliary for the benefit of Child Welfare, Saturday night, Feb ruary 16, at the Legion Hall. There will be a Phoenix orchestra for the occasion. o Fined In Court In justice of peace court this week the following were cited: Charley Owens, fined S3O for dis turbing the peace; F. C. Yoakum. S3O, for reckless driving; and Mil lard Rose, SIOO for reckless driving. #W. E. Travis of Boulder City spent the weekend with his sister, Mrs. Henry Appel, Jr., and family. NUMBER 49 Walter Laveen Dies Os Injuries In Auto Crash Former Pinal County Sheriff Succumbs In Casa Grande Hospital Early Thursday \\ alter Laveen, former sheriff of Pinal county, and well-known to resident of this community, died Thursday morning at a Casa Gran de hospital as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident near Casa Grande. Laveen was found early Tues day morning lying seriously in jured In his car, parked in the mid dle of a cotton field, by B. C. Kratzberg. highway patrolman. It was believed that Laveen had been traveling at a igh speed and that in attempting to negotiate a curve his car had careened from the road into the field. Returning from the scene of an other accident Kratzberg discover ed the Laveen car at about 4 a. m. He estimated that the former sher iff had lain in his auto approxi mately three hours. Taken to Casa Grande hospital Laveen was found to be suffering with a dislocated shoulder, fractured ankle, crushed chest and internal injuries. Laveen had served as Pinal coun ty sheriff for 12 years. He came from a pioneer Arizona family, aft ter which the community of Laveen was named. He had been active in Arizona political circles for many years. He recently served as state inspector of weights and measures. He resigned his state post not long ago when he became Interest ed in prospecting for oil In the C’asa Grande Valley. A brother, Roger is Maricopa county recorder. Coolidge Raises Over $350 For The Polio Fund Drive To Aid National Foun dation For Infantile Paral ysis Ends With Dance At Legion Hall Saturday Nite Approximately 300 persons were present at the dance that climaxed a drive for the National Foundation of Infantile Paralysis here Satur day night at Coolidge Legion Hall. Over $350 was cleared for the March of Dimes funds, according to Ben Sweazea, local chairman. This amount includes money collected from the Match of Dimes boxes, private donations, and the dance. Legion Hall was decorated in pa triotic motif Saturday night. A local orchestra furnished the raußic, Jane Cagalj,„Alva Weaver and John Knight. A bond, put up for rais ing of additional funds for the drive, was won by Mrs. Leroy Shoemaker. Special commendation is due Kenilworth for the generous stu dent and teacher donations to the March of Dimes boxes* placed In the school, according to drive officials. All local schools contributed to the drive and collection boxes through out Coolidge and outlying districts yielded a more generous return than was expected, Sweazea said. In addition to this, a number of local citizens gave checks toward the fund. The response from busi ness concerns was wholehearted and generous, Sweazea said. Mrs. M. C. Northlngton and Mrs. Sweazea did much to aid the drive committee, and a special word of ' commendation is due them, said Sweazea. The money cleared for the infan tile paralysis fund will be sent this week to Mrs. Mary Jane Bryson of Florence Junction, Pinal County chairman. o Lions To Sponsor Youth Dance Here Coolidge Lions Club will sponsor a dance for the seventh and eighth grade grammar school students and the high school group on Saturday night, February 16, at 8 p. m. In the Womans Club, according to an nouncement this week. Interesting plans are in the making and the young people are invited by those in charge to be present for an eve ning of fun. A. L Nowell To Attend Meeting A. L. Nowell, of Nowell Motor Co., plans to attend a meeting of Ford automobile dealers to be held in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb -14. Henry Ford, 11, is to be among the speakers at the meeting. Nowell expects to have several new Fords on hand within tfte next week or so. He has been at his present place of business since 1935. o ♦ Mr. and Mrs. Roger Gates spent Tuesday in Tucson on business.