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Legion And Elk Christmas Parties Tonight; Church
Programs Monday Night; Gala New Year
Frolics At Night Spots
Opening: with the annual Rain
bow Girls’ Christmas dance at the
Elks Ballroom Wednesday night, (
a whirl of holiday social activi
ties got under way in Ambos No
From now on until the old year
is ushered in a week from Monday
night there will be much merry
making at numerous dances,
Rodeo At
Kinsleys On
New Year’s Day
There will be a rodeo at Kinsley’s
on New Year’s Day, it was an
nounced Wednesday by Otho Kins
ley, a visitor in Nogales.
He said it would start at 2:30 p.
m., and there woufcl be added money
in the bulldogging and riding con
tests. The rodeo will be followed
at night by a cowboy dance.
On Monday night, Dec. 31, there
will be a New Year eve dance at
Kinsley’s. Music will be furnished
by Goyo's Internationals and danc
ing will start at 7 o’clock.
Marty’s Letter
To everybody, everywhere, even
Andy Bookas: A Merry Christ
V. Os A. Memorial
Building Units
To Be Named
TUCSON, Dec. 20—A comprehen
sive plan for the naming of units in
the University of Arizona student
memorial building campaign for
$750,000 has been worked out, ac
cording to A. L Slonaker, graduate
manager of the university and sec
retary of the campaign.
Units may be named in honor of
donors as memorials, it is pointed
out, and a donor who pays the ac
tual cost of any unit may designate
the name for which the unit will
serve as a memorial.
The name may be that of a Uni
versity of Arizona man or woman,
who is either a resident or non-resi
dent of the state. Or the name may
be that of an Arizona man or wom
an who did not attend the Univer
sity, but who could well be memor
ialized in a building of this type.
Suitable bronze tablets will be
used to commemorate each desig
nated gift.
IRogales ITnternatw^l
VOL. 21—NO. 31
parties, and other events.
Today noon occurs the Rotary
Club’s annual Christmas party at
the Montezuma Dining Room, fol
lowed tonight by an American Leg
ion party in the Firemen-Legion
Hall and the Elks’ annual Christmas
party in the Elks Ballroom.
The Little Outfit School is hold
ing its annual Christmas party to
morrow night in the Patagonia
Women’s Club, invitations for that
big affair having been issued this
week by Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Hutch
inson, owners of The Little Outfit
school and ranch.
Monday night there will be the
usual Christmas programs in the
churches, and on New Year’s eve
gala dances are to be held on both
sides of the line, including the
Rancho Grande New Year eve fro
lic, the annual Elks New Year eve
frolic, a dance at the Montezuma
Ballroom sponsored by Madre Con
chita’s orphanage, and the usual
New Year eve parties at The Cav
ern. Tropical Gardens, and other
night spots.
Holiday Wedding
At 10:30 o’clock a wreek from this
morning, and in Sacred Heart
Church, will occur one of the biggest
weddings of the holidays when Miss
Yolanda Joffroy, beautiful daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Alberto Joffroy,
becomes the bride of Armando Al
faro of Tucson. The nuptials vail
be followed immediately by a recep
tion at the Casino Rotario in No
gales, Sonora.
In many homes on both sides of
the line there will be the usual
cocktail parties, receptions, open
houses, and other events which go
toward making up a merry, merry,
Christmas season.
Arnold Purchases
Spurgeon Home
Max Arnold, well known tomato
man, and wife, have purchased the
A. A. Spurgeon home, 201 Potrero
street, and will move in about Feb
ruary 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Spurgeon are moving
to California.
More Than $387,000 Expected To Be
Spent On Remodeling Santa Cruz
County Homes During Next 5 Years
More t-ban 5:0 87.00 is ex T, e'‘*'' r !
’o be spent during the next five
years by Santa Cruz County home
owners on remodeling and repair
The year 1946 promises to inaugu
rate one of the geatest er'- r - ’"
American history for home repairs
and modernization. a' c ■ ll -
estimates released by the Tile Coun
cil of America. “Pew developments
will contribute more to employment
and general prosperity in any com
munity,” according to R. E. Jordan,
chairman of the Council’s Residen
tial Construction Committee.
Because of lack of materials and
manpower during the war, majority
of the county’s 2.631 dwelling units
are in need of some kind of repair
or remodeling work. Kitchen im
provements and modernization of
bathrooms, installation of tiled
Work Well Under
Way On Hotel
At Hermosillo
The foundation has been complet
ed for the new four-story 150-room
hotel being erected at Hermosillo by
Hoeffer brothers, it was stated by
Robert Hoeffer following his return
here Saturday from a business trip
to Hermosillo and Phoenix.
Hoeffer was accompanied back
from Phoenix by Architect Harold
Echman of the firm of Lescher &
Mahoney of Phoenix, who is super
vising construction of the hotel.
In addition to the hotel, Hoeffer
brothers are also building a 10-unit
auto court at Hermosillo.
Party Tonight
Members of Ihe Elks Lodge will
hold their annual Christmas party
in the Elks Ballroom tonight, start
ing at 8 o’clock.
Eggnog will be served and three
turkeys will be given away.
The high school boys’ quartette
will be present and there will also
be group singing.
All Elks are invited and each is
requested to bring a present to be
put under a Christmas tree for dis
tribution by two Santa Clauses.
Committee on arrangements for
the big party, which is a stag affair,
is made up of Tom Morgan, Lon
Bellman and Loyd Ledford.
Look Magazine
Takes Pictures
At Kenyon Ranch
L. Hepburn, travel editor of Look
magazine, accompanied by a photo
grapher, arrived Friday at Mr., and
Mrs. W. T. Allen’s Kenyon Ranch
near Tubac to take pictures of typi
cal life on an Arizona dude ranch
which are to appear shortly in the
big publication.
During their stay at the ranch
they were given a chuck wagon pic
nic and also while in the county
they visited old Tumacaeori Mission
and the shops in Nogales, Sonora.
Miss Margaret Palmer, high
school teacher, left Saturday to
spend the holidays with her par
ents, Rev. and Mrs. J. S. Palmer of
Clark, S.D.
showers and in some homes addition
of a second bath top the nation’s
list of most wanted major improve
ments, Jordan said.
Outside paint jobs are needed on
more than 50 pier cent of homes,
and addition of rooms and construc
tion of porches also rank high in
remodeling plans, according to the
report. New roofing and heating
plants are required by many dwell
Home owners in Arizona will
spend an estimated $21,670,000 and
those of the nation more than $5,-
500,000.000 for major repairs alone
in the next five years, according to
Jordan. Ample funds, at. low inter
est charges, are available for such
work through commercial banks
savings and loan associations, credit
unions and mutual savings banks,
he piointed. out.
Back From
Wearing two battle stars and
American Theater, Victory, Asiatic-
Pacific, Philippine Liberation, and
Good Conduct ribbons, S/Sgt. Ray
mond P. Yanez, of the Marines, son
of Mrs. H. P. Yanez of Walnut
street, arrived home Saturday night,
having received his discharge at
Mirimar Marine Base, near San
He ‘was in the service 37 months,
overseas 13 months, and recently
has been in the Philippines. He was
with the First Marine Air Wing.
Rotary Xmas
Party Today
Rev. O. A. Smith will be program
chairma when the Rotarians and
Rotaryanns hold their annual Chist
mas party today noon at the Mon
There will be the usual Christmas
tree and each Rotarian will bring a
gift that will later be turned over
to the Associated Charities for dis
tribution to the poor and needy.
On last Friday evening the Ro
tarians and Rotaryanns met at the
Frenco Laboratories, Crawford and
Terrace, and Mr. French, who was
program chairman, showed all
through his very interesting place
of business.
"Once More Dear Home . •
“ ... 1 with rapture bejiold thee.” What better words could be
chosen to express the happiness of American servicemen who are
home this Christmas than the opening lines of the Pilgrims’ Chorus?
With hundreds of thousands of veterans back in the States for the
first peace-time Christmas since Pearl Harbor, the holiday season will
be dedicated to them this year.,
USO Clubs on the “mainland” and overseas, will offer a round of
gayeties from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day. USO Over
seas Clubs are serving around 3,000,000 men and women a month.
This figure does not include the numbers now making USO Clubs in
the Philippines, their homes-away-from-home. First reports from
this area tell of some tw r enty-thousand a day in the former Army and
Navy YMCA in Manila, which is the largest USO Club opened to date
in tha i war-torn city.
Hermosillo Dam
To Form
Huge Reservoir
According to reports from Hermo
sillo, the big dam being erected
across the Sonora river east of that
city will form a reservoir 26 miles
long and seven miles wide in some
Acreage from Hermosillo to the
sea coast on the Gulf of California
will be irrigated.
Contract calls for completion of
the dam in 36 months. Work was
begun a year ago and two shifts are
The huge structure is being erect
ed by the Utah Construction Com
pany and it is a Sonora state pro
Nogales Boy 0
Meets Mrs .
Eleanor Roosevelt
Enroute to San Pedro, Calif., for
re-assignment, Sl/c William J.
(Billy) Crydermann, U.S. Navy, ar
rived Monday from Newport, Rhode
Island, where he was an instructor
in a gunnery school. He will leave
here for Pedro on Dec. 29th.
Last month, the well known No
gales boy had the honor of meeting
Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the
late President Franklin D. Roose
velt. at the home of a friend, Miss
Gertrude Ely, in Philadelphia.
Also, while stationed in the East,
young Crydermann this fall saw two
big football games the Army-
Notre Dame in New York and the
Navy-Penn in Philadelphia, and
while' in the latter city he visited
the many points of historical in
terest for which Philadelphia is
Gammage Heads
Clothing Drive
Dr. Grady Gammage, president of
Arizona State College of Tempe, has
been named state chairman for the
United National Clothing Collection
January 7-31.
Cothing will be collected for over
seas relief.
Dwindling Days Os 1945 Finds Numerous Structures
Going Up On Both Sides Os Line; Another
Skyscraper May Be Built
Dwindling days of 1945 finds
both sides of the line at Nogales
enjoying the greatest building
activity in years.
This is particularly true in No
gales, Sonora, which is having the
biggest building boom in its his
Topping all construction projects
in size here is the border’s first sky-
I scraper—the eleven-story building
being erected by the Banco de No
gales, S.A., on Cattipillo street, just
a block across the international line
from Nogales, Arizona.
Forms are already in place for the
first seven floors of this big struc
ture which will be used as a bank,
hotel, and office building, with a
roof garden on top.
Another Skyscraper?
Reports are in circulation that
another skyscraper, also containing
eleven floors, is to be erected in
Nogales, Sonora, by a company made
up of prominent financiers of Son
ora, and that they are now looking
for a building site.
Another big structure in Nogales,
Sonora, is a new school just south
of the old brewery on Calle Obregon,
now nearing completion.
And still another over there is the
building being erected by Dr. Fran
cisco Arriola for professional men
two blocks south of the municipal
market, and speaking of. the market,
it is in the process of being modern
ized, both interior and exterior, in
cluding installation of Frigid Mist
vegetable coolers purchased from
the McGimsey Supply Company,
which recently opened in attractive
ly remodeled quarters on Morley
Across the line, new homes and
i apartments are being erected and
| others remodeled, and there’s a lot
of new stores, shops, restaurants and
On American Side
Largest new structure on the Ari
zona side is the Wolf Growers’ huge
warehouse just east of the civic
building. It is nearing completion.
One of the largest buildings now
in course of construction is that of
the Charles Q. Boice Ford agency
on the old Roy & Titcomb site,
northeast corner of Morley avenue
and East street, where work was
begun this week on the foundation.
Another building of rather large
size being erected here is that on
Grand avenue directly across the
street from the Nogales Interna
tional. It is being built by A. E. i
On Morley avenue, Wirt G. Bow-.
man is remodeling the former quar-1
ters of Herb Johnson’s King Ed
ward bar into a very modern office
building. Years ago that site was
the home of the old Sonora Bank
& Trust Company.
Two doors north of there Jim :
Alexander is remodeling a building
he recently purchased from Robert
Over on Grand avenue work is
nearing completion on the large
annex to Robert Marcus’ Arizona
Furniture Store. The new quarters
are just south of the Mission Drug
On north Grand avenue, R. R.
(Chapo) Hernandez of the 111 Taxi
Line is erecting a new service sta
tical two doors north of the White
Front Garage on premises used
years ago as a service station by the
Standard Oil Company.
The most elaborate office suite
completed here this year is that on
the upper floor of the building
Walter Holm recently bought jusfl'
south of the Arizona Furniturfll
Company, and now used as offices
by Mr. Holm’s Mexican Produce
Garrett W. Wray, importer, locat
ed near the Methodist Church, Is
adding another room to his already
large warehouse space.
In various parts of town a number
of new homes are being erected.
Local School Girl
Asks Santa
Only For Doll
Because of its direct wireless con
nection with the North Pole, The
International this year, as usual,
has served as a depository for part
of local fan mail directed to Santa
Claus. All but one of this year’s
crop of juvenile want lists had to
be turned over to our corps of spe
cialists in hieroglyphics to be de
ciphered. but will reach Santa in
due time.
The other reads as follows:
Dear Santa,
I would like a doll with real
hair but if you can’t get me one
with real hair you can get me one
without hair. Well that’s all I
will want this year because I
know things are hard to get.
Lovingly yours,
Jean Green, author of the letter,
wrote very clearly in ink, and we
feel sure old Saint Nicholas will
grant her modest request. She
shows wisdom beyond her years
and expresses a thought which old
as well as young might heed should
they wake up on Christmas day and
find that Santa has omitted some
of their requests—truly, “things are
hard to get.”
Rodeo, Barbecue
At Rancho Grande
Every Sunday
A rodeo and barbecue will be held
at Rancho Grande every Sunday,
Dan Miller, manager of the popular
hotel and guest ranch, announced
Following each rodeo there will be
a barbecue and barn dance.
First rodeo of the season at Ran
cho Grande was held last Sunday
and attracted a big crowd.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith of El
Centro, formerly of Nogales, will
arrive here Wednesday on a visit
after spending Christmas in Tucson
with Mrs. Smith’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Hannah. Mr. Smith re
cently received his Army discharge
following long service in the Pacific.
it was a Merry Christmas,
but will it be a happy New
year? You can help make 1946
a healthy
year by an- 5 \
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