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The Supai weekly news. (Supai, Ariz.) 195?-1958, January 02, 1957, Image 1

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January 2, 1957
Alberta Pava Jan, 3rd; Charlotte Rog
ers Jan, 4th: Ruth Jan. Bth;
Janice Box-—Ja", 7th; and Margaret Ann
Jan. Bth*
A Mew 7 e nr ! s Eve Party was held at the
School Monday night at 8:30 P. M, About
7 5 people came out to watch the old year
so away and the new year come in. Treats,
balloons, whistles, horns, etc. were given
to everybody. Pa,ye, Virginia, Elizabeth,
Cora, Maggie, and ,r ecca made delicious
cakes and everyone had two pieces. Coffee
and *uice were served too. After the
crowd sang lots of songs Stanley kanaka la
plaved the guitar, A s midnight came near
Paul Tiiousi sang Indian songs and beat a
drum and some of the people danced the
Circle Dance. Austin Hamidreek and Elva
"brought the house down” wUh
their dancing, T,T here did you get all that
pep, Austin? Duke and Lina danced too and
a merry time was had by all, Many people
said it was the best party tbev ever had
had. Jack Jones was +>e Master of Cere
monies, At midnight Lemuel and ' f r,
Collins shot their guns; someone rang the
school bell and all kinds of noise was
Public Health
Dr. Nicholas Cunningham came to Sunai
Priday afternoon to take care of the sick.
He had to le*'Ve Saturday early in the
afternoon but hopes to get back in three
wore weeks, H e said Mrs, Baker had re- •
signed from her and had gone away,
Caroline Hanna had a baby girl Friday
afternoon about I*3o P. v , Dy # Cunning
ham arrived right after that and went to
see then. He said mother and daughter
t ere doihg fine. He guessed her wight at
about 5* pounds. Olivia came into this
world on an exciting day as the helicopter
came in Friday to Supai,
’ H ctq S About the Christmas Program
''"rs. Lee "arshall announced the pro
/:r a m numbers Christmas Eve; she made an
client announcer,
A r ter the program James Mnualla, o r the
Grand Canyon, interpreted the Christmas
Ct'.v'-r, as read by M arian Putesov. The old
peaole wanted to know what she was reading.
There are some unclaimed Christmas pre
sents left : ruess we will save for
the novt nolidav.
The Supai TAT eekl.v Mews
VfAppv jwv YFAR
Official T father Report
'■ ■ . Low Precirltatj on
Pec. 26 55 27 ; 0
Dec, 27 55 28 0
Dec, 28 57 28 0
Dec, 29 59 32 0
Dec, 30 56 33 0
Dec. 31 57 35 0
Jan. 1 54 34 0
T Dier/J'r. Collins talked on the p aHio-
Telephone to Milentine morning he
was told to get ready for a visit from
General Scott of the Luke Field Air Force
Base. At 11:30 A, th6 big orange red
bird landed in a field near the Agency
Out stepped Sen, Scott and his daughter and
a crew of three men. The General had
never seen Supai so he came to see where
all these helicopters have been coming
this past year to pick up sick people.
He wanted to hike to the waterfalls but
time did not permit this so he looked at
them from the air. After meeting Chief
Stanley ,f anaka ia and some of local
people the General and his crew unloaded
four boxes of Arizona grapefruit from the
helicopter and gave them to the Supais*
These rood grapefruit came from a big
fruit ranch near Phoenix called Tal-^i— T * T i,
The helicopter t ok off in a little
different direction this time and it hit
the telephone wire which leads up to
Hualaoai Hilltop. After looking at the
Falls the pilot came back over p unai for
one last look at the pretty little valley*,
From here it went over to see Phantom
p anch,
Wp v»'ere all happy to meet the General
and his daughter and the members of his
crew, T,J e hope they will all be back soot,.
rr e are glad we can get help from the
men at the Luke p ield Air Force B~se whea
we need it, Hanagal
Many People Out Today
Mr, and ? f rs. Daniel Kaska left this
morning f or v ooui Camp. They spent the
holidays here in Supai,
Mr. and Mrs, Reed Watahomigie went (by
ambulance) to Peach Springs this morning,
Mr, Collins and v 'r, Lemuel Paya drove
to town today on business.
Supai, Arizona

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