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test the right of each ot the defend
ants to hold offlco as county highway
were voted for the purpose of high
way -construction In Graham County
on the 11th day of February 1922 Tho
r -
complaint alleges that tho report made
M j -
by said highway commlsslojuon tho
2lBt dy of January 1922 was n final
report andthat under and Ty virtue
ot the then existing laws tho duties
of said commission ceased and
said commission becamo dormant
from said date until such time as tho
money derived from salo of tho coun
ty road bonds should be placed In tho
treasury of Graham County Arizona
to the credit of the Giahara County
-it S A
Highway Commission Fund and furth
er that -at tho time of tho passago ot
Uie Actof tho 10th of April 1922 thoi
said county hlghwoy commission was
Continued on pago two
Two weeks ago County Attorney E
L Sprlggs brought suit In quo war
ranto to establish the question ot
Whether or not the board of super
visors shall constitute the highway
commission or whether the old county
highway commission should continlio
lo oxlst
The annual party fo rtho o d poo
plo will be giveu in Layton Hall Sat
urday May 13th All men and wo
mon who aro 60 years ot ago and over
and all widows are cordially Invited
to attend Cars will be sont out be
tween ten and eleven oclock in the
morning to take the old people to tho
A sumptuous dluner will be served
to them at noon and at 230 In the
afternoon a program will be given
and will consist ot music recitations
songs and speeches
A cordial Invitation is extended to
everyone to bo present In the after-
noon and listen to the program and
A tfltferonco of opinion had arisen meet the fathers and mothers and old-
board of supervisors should act as i The commlttteo In charge of tho
ox offlcio members ot a highway com- arrangements requests that If any
mission whore the bond issue for road one knows of an elder person whom
purposes is under 200000 as to they might unintentlonaIy overlook
which body should have the power by to please tell them of the dinner and
expend the bond issue of 500000 the program and also to notify George
tlon The bill also carries a provis
ion that all commissions at the time ot
the passage of the act should be re
The caso was tried before Judge
W R Chambers In the superior court
Friday afternoon and the county was
represented by County Attorney E L
Sprlggs and the county highway com
missioners were represented by Nor
man Johnson ot Globe and Lee N
Stratton and Judge Chambers render
ed a decision in favor of the commis
Following Is the opinion In full
Safford high schoo will be held at
eight oclock Friday evening at Lay
ton Hall At this time nineteen boys
and girls vill graduate from this
schoo and receive diplomas They
are Ethel Burns Dorothy Cham
boraln Ethna Clifford Marvin Clif
ford Yvonne Dial Farroll Evans
Viola Foote Juanlta Garcia Georgia
given by the Judge in this case Hasklns Raymond Mason Opal
This is an action in the nature of an Norma Poopor Many Price
quo warranto brought by the county Soft Prlna Robert Sales Thclma Sow
attorney of the county of Graham to oil Wima Weaver Ruby Welker
and Bennett Yett
A program will be given and the ad-
commissioner andcollectlvely as such dress to the graduates will bo by Di
commlssloneVs to constitute the Gra 1 A J Mattehws of the Tcmpe Normal
ham County Highway Commission school i
Sections 1 nnd 2 of Chapter 31 of tho Tho two medals given each yoar by
Session Laws of 1917 as amended by John F Weber wll be awarded
Chapter 121 of the Session Laws of The gold medal 13 given for the best
1919 provldo for the appointment of a scholarship and the silver medal to
highway commission when the bonds the one who makes the highest record
of any county In this state are propos- lu the Commercial department
od to bo issued for the purpose ot con- o -
structing or improving any public
highway or public highways of such
county Substitute House BUI No 43
o the Fifth Legislature first special
session as amended by House BUI No
79 purports to repeal Chapter 31 Acts
ot the Third State Legislature 1717
and among others Chapter 121 Acts
otthe Fourth Legislature 1919 It
appears according to the complaint
that tho highway commission in Gra
ham County was appolntod prior to the
11th day of February 1922 It also
appears that prior to that time on the
21st day of January 1922 the com
mission tired a report It Is stipulated
that under the provisions ot the Act
ot 1917 as amended by Chapter 121
ot tho Sosslon Laws ot 1919 bonds
Ben W Olney who was arajed
and paced In the county jail on April
27th charged with attempting to rob
the Gila Valley Bank and Trust Co
on the morning of that day was ar
raigned before Superior Judge W R
Chambers at 1000 oclock yesterday
Mr Olney was represented by At
torney Lee N Stratton who entered
a plea of guilty for his client Sen
tence was passed onhlm at once and
he was glvon a term of not lessthan
18 months or more than 10 years
in the state penitentiary at Florence
The officers expect to leave with their
prisoner in a few days
wJIrs jEarl Harpor ne ElsIa Cook
n bride ot a fow days was the Kucsd
of honor at a miscellaneous shower
given at the Chlarson home Jn Thatch
er Friday afternoon at four ocIock
Tho hostesses wore Mossos Flora
4 i
Charson nnd Jessie Nelson and tho
guosts Included about twonty flvo of
tho girl friends of the bride j
Gamos and music formod the en
tortalnment features and light reffoshj
nmnta woro served
The gifts received by Mrs Harpor
woro vory beautiful and will greatly
assist In adorning hor new home
into the school
following tho passage of an act by or people and renew their acquaint-
The schoo 8 opon algo t0 non
the special loglslaturo providing that ance with them I -
merauura oi mu tumtu urn u tegu
lar courses in theology are offered
Science Physical Education Com- West Business Mildred Duke Type
munlty Civics Geography Orchestra writing and Stenography
Commercial Arithmetic Penmanship I
and Spelling
Second year
New Testament English B Physl
ology Spanish Domestic Art Domes
tic Science Oral Expression Modern
History Physical Education
cial English Stenography Type 1
Third year
If 1 m
lli i
Old Testament English C j
can History and Civics Agebra
Spansh B Bookkeeping A Typewrit
ing B Chemistry Chorus
Fourth year i V
English Literature Psychology
Current History Church History
Church Histoiy and Doctrine Com
mercial Law Economics Bookkeep
ing B
It Is to be noted that a full four
year high school and a full four year
commercial course Is given
In addition to tho four year high
school work a Junior Colege will be
established It has definitely been de
cided for tho present that the Normal
College work will not bo instituted
Upon application to the State Board
of Education last year it was agreed
that tho Normal College work would
not bo accredited However they
have given us the right to establish
the first year Junior College work
Our college credits are being accept
ed by the Normal Colleges and State
University ot the state
There is a complete separation be
tween the two schools Tho Junior
College work is entirely distinct in
every respect from that ot tho high
Bchool The students of the Junior
College do not participate in any
high school activity
Because of tho action t the State
Loard last January rotative to tho
prospective Normal College courses
here a roso ution from the coaches
ot tho various high schools in the
state at Tucson during University
Week was endorsed and sont to the
Executive Committee of the Athletic
Association in potltlon that Gila bo
Mrs Fred Dowdle and her sister
Miss Phyllis French were hostesses
Plans have been completed for tho taken as yet the resolution passed
roopening next year of the and the attitude of the various schools
at College There have been throughout the Btato practically In
ous repons to the effect that the in- sures for ourschool the right to com-
stitutlon would not rcelve 8th grade pete with the other high schools in
graduates In as much as only a three the state In all school activities
year high nchool course would be
glvon It tas been definitely agreed
however that a full four high school
course will be given Any student
who has completed the 8th grado
therefore Is bUglWe for admission
The Junior College work Includes
the following courses
English I Life ot Christ Sociology
I Political Science I Psychology I
Education I and II Current History
Registration fee tor the coming
year la 1500 each semester This
tncludes the regular 250 Student
Activity fee
The faculty for the coming year Is
and required from the students who as follows
are members of the Latter Day Saint L H Creer President History and
church thore are provisions made Social Science Wesley Taylor
whereby non members ot the faith chology and Education E H
whiln Invited to attend will not be way Business and Physical
ed by this county for good roads and Foote or leave word at tho store of
t0 roR9ter lor tho theoiogy Hon Ross Bean Chemistry and
for carrying on the work of construe- Young Rldgway so that a convey
ance might be sent for them
work Mathematics Harry A Dean Music
Students who register in the high I Wilford Relchman Secretary
school department may register for ology and General Science Douglas
GRADUATING EXERCISES the following courses Merrill Spanish Jessie Ellsworth
OF SAFFORD HI SCHOOL First year Domestic Art and Science
Book of Mormon English A Do 1 Ha Coleman Oral Expression and En-
The commencement exercises of the mQBtlc Art Teory of Musc General gllsh Marba Carmon English A C
bride tobe honored
miscellaneous shower
Rev J L Lyons pastor of the Meth
odist church returned Friday from
Phoenix by way of Miami He was ac
companled by Mrs Lyons who re
mained with her cousin Mrs D G
Decherd of Miami until yesterday
Rev Lyons went to Phoenix to at
tend a meeting of the Assembly Com
mission of the Methodist church
South which ret in the Central Meth
odist church in tha city and was held
Wednesday May 3rd At this meeting
it was decided by the commission
to Institute a permanent issoelation
which will meet at the Iron Craig
ranch In the Pinal mountains on the
Superior highway The apsembly will
be held August 8th piid will continue
for ten days Three noted speakers
two of whom are mlssicnalres return
ed from foreign fields will tt in at
tendance at the encampment anl Bish
op H D Du Bols of Arizona vlll con
duct the Bible study course that will
bo given during this raeetlnf
The camp is located In a beautiful
pine forest near Devils canyon the
scenic beauty of which is i ot surpass
ed anywhere in Arizona ad has an
elevation of 4500 feet which will make
it cool and pleasant durlrg the en
It Is proposed by the church organ
ization to build r tabernacle on this
site and make it a permanent place
J for holding the encampment each
I year The committee met on the
grounds Saturday and suitable ar
rangements wlil be made for the con
venience of those who wish to attend
this encampment
Dr Cecil M Akcr former pastor
at a miscellaneous shower given at or the church in Safford has been
the home of Miss French for Miss j chosen dean of the faculty and pro-
Dolly Kennedy whose engagement to visions are being made to care for the
their brother Graham French has spiritual eaucaucnai ana recreation
been announced Miss Kennedy has needs of those who attend
been tho teacher of the seventh grade j
during the past school year and her j AFTERNOON PARTY at
marriage to Mr French will take
place after school closes
A number ot interesting games
were played which lricluded one In
which the initials of tho bride-to-be
were used in the answers to a num
ber of questions
Just before the serving of refresh
ments of Ice cream- and cake the
bride was escorted to a table on
which were piled a number ot dainty
ly wrapped packages and requested
to open them When opened a nlco
collection c linen tableware and sil
ver was revealed to delight the heart
ot the bride
At an adjourned meeting of the
board ot supervisors hold In their
office yesterday the appointment of
H D Du Bols as immigration com
missioner was the only business
other than the regular routine affairs
A Joint meeting ot the supervisors
and the highway commission was held
in the afternoon and the work of the
commission up to this time was gone
over and plans to begin active wark
on tho highway woro mado
The examination for a scholarship
hi tho State Unlvorslty at Tucson
was held In the office Qf Sijerlnond
ont Hoywood Saturday William
rnrnirnliiil aa a fiillv accredited hlch Harloss a graduate of the Gila Norm-
school and therefore bo given the Ul Colhge t Thatcher was he only
right to participate In all high school applicant to take this
activities -with the other high schools Tho scholarship carries with it on
of tho state It had been rumored I awanl of 500 to meet tho necessary
because of our proposition horotoforo expenses of tho successful applicant
ot bocomlng a Normal Colloge thatwhllo attondlm the university nt
our school had been dlsaccrodttod 1 Tucson and is aprlzo worth striving
Whllo dofinlto action has not been frr
O l I r 1 n
friends at her home- near the water
works Wednesday of last week with
a very delightful afternoon party
The guests which Included Mesdames
F H John H E Cooper and Mrs H
D Du Bols motored o the McNeil
home in Mrs Johns car and tho
In to and from there was one 0
the pleasant features ot the after
An original contest In which each
guest was requested to write as many
words as they could containing tho
letters In the names of those present
Mrs Cooper Mrs Du Bols and Mrs
Brier tied for the honors and cut for
tho winner and the prize a hand
embroidered handkerchief went to
Mrs Cooper
A delicious lunch of potato saiad
tongue and nutbread sandwiches
olives angel food cake and chocolate
wafers was served with punch made
of the prickly pear Juice and which
proved to be a jnost refreshing and
favorite drink
The Wohe lo camp fire girls and
the boys ot the H C L class of tho
Methodist Sunday school chaperoned
by Mrs Weaver Brier J A Parker
and H S Hall enjoyed an outing at
the Hot Springs Saturday afternoon
Swimming In the big pool and picnic
lunch wore the sports of the after
noon Cars for the trip were furnish
ed by Mr Parker and Mr Hall
The two classes ot Mrs Short and
Mrs U V Walton of the saino Sun
day school spent a Saturday down
on the river bank bolow town Games
wading in the river and picnic lunch
helped to pass a most pleasant day
The chamber of commerce has ac
quired the quarter block of land lo
cated on the corner ot First South
and First East streets one block frosx
Olive Hotel and have fixed it up to
bo used as a public camping ground
for tourists
The lot is covered in grass and is
surrounded by big cotton wood trees
which furnish plenty1 of shade Elec
tric HghtB have been Installed and
water piped to the grounds Six
cement fireplaces to be used for cook
ing purposes have been built and
garbage receptacles placed on the
grounds and the premises will be kept
clean all the time v
No better place for a camping
ground could have been selected by
the chamber ot commerce and the peo
ple of the town are Invited to call and
inspect the place
Only tourists of the best class and
travelling by auto will be allowed the
use of the grounds Safford has long
been In need ot a public camping
ground for the accomodation ot tour
ists that are passing through our val
ley daily and the chamber ot com
merce is to be commended tor secur
ing this place and arranging the many
conveniences for tho use of travellers
With the exception of one or two
school across the mountain all ot the
public school in the county will dore
on Friday It- Is expected that In
each community appropriate com
mencement exercises and programs
Mrs J A McNeil entertalneda fewi wm be given Tlie Pima rndLone
Star schools closed last week
proprlate programs
Sucessfii school
years and satisfactory programs In
education are reported from all dis
Mrs William T Waddell and Miss
Lola Waddell assisted by the mem
bers ot the the first division ot the B
Y P U of tho Baptist church enter
tained about fifty ot the young
of the Baptist and Methodist
churches and a few invited guests at
the homp of Miss Waddell Friday
Several games and contests were
played and prizes awarded after
which refreshments of ice cream and
cake were served
Accessories of all kinds
We feature the most up
to date stock in the Gila
Valley You can always
get it at the ord
just try and see

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