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Arizona Daily Sun (Newspaper) - March 29, 1956, Flagstaff, Arizona SO THEY SAY I didn't like the Give me everybody's LM Stafford Los who beW her tad fled with Evening Newspaper of Northern Arizona Vol 10 No 170 Price FLAGSTAFF ARIZONA Phones 21 41 TODAY'S WEATHER Warmer the Old Weatherman says ly clear today tonight and Friday Signs ol Mrs Charles Fife reports her Iris have buds and are ready to bloom and the Shasta daisies arc coming up Low 20 high tomorrow 60 Thursday March 29 1956 SENATE TURNS DOWN LABOR UNIT Crews Pushing Reconnaissance Road Through To Dam Site State County Units Working On Project 17 Miles Roughed In From Coppermine State and Coconino county way departments are building a reconnaissance road from Copper mine Post to the Glen Canyon dam site oh the Colorado River Work started early this week and has been progressing at the rate of about two miles a day Distance from Coppermine to the dam site is about 25 miles A rough but passable road has been built this week over about eight The remaining 17 or 18 miles will jo much slower because of the difficult terrain Coppermine ii 25 miles north east of The Gap which Is about 80 miles north of Flagstaff Road building crews have been tutor blade truck and bulldozer this week and Thursday a all was being hauled in to speed the work Angus district en- gineer for the state highway de- and Ralph G Barney county engineer are directing Project The county's board of Chairman Gordon McDowell joe D Harold b i IS milis upstream Irani bridge on Highway 88 This week Engineer ney got within five miles of the dam site via jeep and expects to 1 get ah the way to the site in an- other trip next week of the reconnaissance road is to investigate the terrain and study road building problems jn the atea The county and state will benefit greatly if the site for the dam construction job is located on the or f lide of the river If the lite is on UK other side most of the business resulting from the 9421 million project would ably be f to Utah Congress gave the big project a part of the Upper Colorado River Basin plan final approval and the measure has gone to President for ture Arizona will gain water or power from but could benefit from money spent on con- struction The dam site is in the northern part of Coconino county Water Supply Loses 6.4 water supply suffered t alien decline week city officials reported Supply last Saturday waj gallons The week before the supply wu gallons For the corresponding time a year ago the supply wu gallons Upper Lake Vary declined from gallons to the lower lake lost from gallons to gallons and reservoirs gained gallons to Upper Lake Mary had 000 gallons Last year this same the lake had lorn lower lake gallons and PHOENIX ill Hancock Oil Co Long Beach Jwi a for an well in The win be made on the vajo Indian about eight of weU which the quantity hi Hancock wW operate on mOer front the jn to Oil Co ONE-DAY SUN STAFF journalism take over editorial duties at the SUN on 11 for practical experience work Charting plans for the project are 1 te r Plait Clinc SUN publisher Jim Cook who win fee editor tae daj Ford Solo Barbara West Jane lert Forest Martin awl seated right foe Slason Several other students will be pating 4 Dead Section Gila Sheriff Patrol Feud Over Radio Relay Of Highway Messages Halted PHOENIX IT> A spat involving adio communications flared Thursday between the Arizona Pat ml and the Gila sheriff's office Greg O Hath away patrol said Uw sheriff's n Globe has refused to relay calls -om Phoenix headquarters to in the area Sheriff Jack Jones denied he has it the Highway Patrol off the air We're thinking about ho said We own the can lo whut we want to with it the Highway Patrol s m n king t i y by setting up a transmitter it near Hathaway said the sheriff Tuesday no move calls would be relayed to patrolmen Jones said heavy traffic on the was the reason Since then the patrol has beon to get through Hathaway T reporter state was maintaining our radio for us but a I never out PHILADELPHIA A tating explosion a story granary to rubble Wednesday night cut a swath of damage through Philadelphia's busy and ket sts section The Wast shortly before p.m left four listed and feared dead with four on list Scores of of them late evening hoppers headed home were treated for injuries of varying de- gree Not until the cold morning air Williams OKs New Fire Rig By the SUN's Own WILLIAMS The Town of liama has accepted delivery a new gallon per minute American La France fire engine city officials have reported With acceptance new unit the fire department now has three to furnish protection for the town The new engine to be known as No 3 and an older hicle known as No 2 will answer all alarms and Engine No 1 a 1929 American La France will be placed on a status The Williams was organized in 1923 when the town purchased a Waterhous fire engine mounted on a Model T Ford Chassis which was taken out of The old en- gine was purchased by a private party and still under Its own power making appearance in ades and celebrations here cleared away of black smoke was of the de- struction fully Revealed As far as the eye could see there were broken window's smashed biles debris The scene of the explosion is two Wocks west of the Schuylkill River that separates the downtown portion of Uie city from West Philadelphia Across the street from the ed milling plant of the Tidewater Mill and Elevator new Philadelphia Bulletin four-story building took the full fury of the blast The total damage promised to run a possible three mil I ions of dollars Wilfred P Button al superintendent the milling firm said ii dollars might The explosion was felt 25 miles away Th e City Ha 11 rd reported an estimated 23.000 tele- phone calls were received in a four-hour period The blamed by milling company's night dust Samuel Purely said he was at- 150 Flog Frosh Tow County Offices Approximately 150 Flagstaff High School freshmen social ence students completed tours Wednesday and of of- fices in Coconino county James L Sanders social science instructor said the made by five different classes were a part of the study of county the classes have been having Clark Home Nose Count Shows Young Families In Majority Children make up nearly half the 730 population of Clark Homes a survey by the Flagstaff Housing Authority the city agency that operates the project has re- families are in the at the project u well the as there are more under year of age than UMMC of all ages put er in the 11 years through years The year group count showed children the 11 through 21 group of 53 Uw 1 to 19 yean of age the 36 had a lead of two over the olds and the There were 2 20 olds 27 29 15 and 15 Families living In the project's 91 apartments totaled as three apartments were being at the time survey The project now has 58 one room 97 two units 27 of three bedrooms and nine of four bedrooms In the adult group women out- numbered men tempting to light a pilot light i a drying vat when the blast wa touched off The building almost immediately and burst int soaring flames and three of four othe employes of the milling firm ea juries Two of fou drivers for a grain hauling con cern are listed as Purdy said H was a dust ex plosion because that's the sort o thing that happens in planes lik this He added the lights went out I re Continued on Page 8 Thomas Gets Execution Stay FRANCISCO Thomas scheduled to die at tin Arizona State Prison April 9 fo the 1933 murder of a woman stoie keeper in Southern Arizona ha: been granted another stay of exe cut ion The latest stay was ordem Wednesday fay the U S Court of Appeals here Edward Morgan of Tucson at tomey for Thomas requested disposition of an peal with the court here re cently The appeal involves the denial of Thomas petition for r writ of corpus by U.S Dis Court in Judge demc the request in Phoenix following a study of the of the case had Thomas a stay of his scheduled March 7 pending the study Judge Albeit Lee Stephens of the Circuit Court here the stay granted Wednesday will remain in effect until the current appeal is settled and until further order o tho court Thomas a farm was convicted of killing Mrs Janie of 1953 at the store she operated near Businesses To Close p m Friday Most Flagstaff business houses will be closed from noon to 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon to en able employees to attend Good Fri day the retail merchants committee of the Flagstaff Cham ber of Commerce has Several churches will hold indi vidual and a union service is planned at the First church SPRING'S IN THE the spring a young man's turns to thoughts of love and least this are no different loft got all slicked up at the Detroit Mich zoo to call on who also seems stricken with spring fever with of gladioli behind oil back li shown bowing to a gentlemanly invitation to dance Glen Townsite Still Undecided Locution bT the Cany mi cUim construction Due remote location Eye Testimony Not Too Convincing OKLAHOMA CITY M u- Court James was subjected to an experience Wednesday He staggered his speech was incoherent and his eyes a patrolman said in citing evidence against a defendant charged with drunk The defendant then insisted on a private c rence wi th the judge Tn the chamber the defendant disengaged a glass eye I Just want you to know that this glass eye is made with shot In it and that it wasn't my he The judge a bit unnerved a decision in the case Union Merger Plans Get Committee OK PHOENIX Agreement on a merger of the Arizona State of AFL and the State Industrial Union Council CIO will be submitted to union members at conventions April 18 The executive committees of the two groups on the merger Wednesday night If it is approved the two organizations will hold a joint convention April 19 Son Monad Union Hearings Scheduled PHOENIX Lfl A hearing on for bargaining elections submitted by seven unions seeking to represent about workers at the San Manuel Copper Corp wilt be hold April 3 by the National Labor Relations Board Good Friday Rites Planned f dani site it bo to provide c f sic fur construction mid the the his Seven pastors take part in the Union Good Friday Services at the First Baptist Church 123 S Beaver St Friday The three-hour will be from 12 to 3 p.m The theme will be the seven last words of Christ on the cross The seven pastors will deliver the meditations with music before each word Those taking part are the Revs J J Garrison J P Ireland John Wiles Garcia Warren Barnett T A Patterson and bnrn The Rev Paul Pugh missionary from Uruguay will interpret in English for the Garcia who will in Spanish Deover New SUN Manager Deaver Tor the past year sports wHter for the SUN today assumed new duties as circulation manager He will continue to de- vote a part of his time to sports He succeeds Alan who has resigned his position lo his efforts to an eney Dick Ford Winslow student at the collegers in the Iocs display advertising department under direction of Mitchell advertising manager Mrs June Clements recently as duties as classified manager Mrs Billie Yost formerly society editor Is comptroller Miss ginia Schwartz is a new addition to the news department Miss Marion Eowen is receptionist and proofreader The town similar but not as exten sive as that provided at City Nevada for Hoover Dam A we proceed with our final locatio surveys and designs for the dam anil facilities we will have mot detailed he said Dexheimer said the information he was providing for Senator was from the re- director aL City With regard to commencement of construction of Glen Canyon lam we propose to expedite pre- construction activities to et construction contracts on and divert the river fiscal years 1957 On the assumption that funds will bo made available for rapid work we pate the of the dam will a five to seven year period The estimate of con- struction of tlie dam and power plant nniE appurtenant is approximately million sive of the cost of transmission facilities For Conference On Rejected Group Included In Senate Version ifl The mating i slate department of died on the Senate when the Senate refused concur in House amendments Sen Harold Giss D nerved that the Senate not concur n the Flouse chunger and that tlie ill be sent back to the House for urther consideration Sen Thomas Collins lied to amend the motion Unit the Senate do concur but was voted I own 18 to 3 Sen Cook of- an amendment to the Giss to send the to a con- ference committee but was voted down 16 to 10 The Senate and House ssed conflicting versions of Hie and the measure returned to the Senate by the House was an to compromise Tn arguing for his motion Col- lins thai Gov Ernest W had for a rlo payment and bolli p platforms supported such n Son Simer said the compromise was not oil that labor wanted but was better tlian what we have at this time Cook arguing for his motion said that if a labor department was to he passed it would drive to worked out by a conference committee snid he not approves f sending a of ihc f the labor department measure a conference committee In the past one a ears members of our conference have been and abused by members from the he said We've come out best each time we've a till to conference This is not It can be returned to the loose and then can put it in a more acceptable form and send It lack Member German Royal Family Dies Tucson Mrs Sophie Amanda Von McGovney a of the man royal house oT and a relative of Kaiser died Wednesday at the age of 86 She Imd lived in Tucson since 1893 She was on her mother's side to the Kaiser and to Alexander Von Humbolt explorer and the source of the Amazon River Her husband the late Wesley McGovney once was a sheriff Tn the Dakota territory SANTA FE RR CLOSING LAND DEPARTMENT ALBUQUERQUE The end of a business which once owned 14 million acres of land was an- Th by Sa ata Fe Railway R G Rydin vice president cago announced the railroad will be out of business sifter April 1 One of the last vestiges ol the old frontier fades into history with closing of railroad's land de- part here In the historic land department Rydin ly n for sign on acres in Arizona and acres in They are nil that remains of nearly 14 million earned by com- pany Tn federal land grants The Santa Fe's Jand department was in 1902 with quarters in Kan and to Albuquerque in 1937 Prior to 1902 the enormous land administrative job Was supervised by the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad forerunner of Santa purchased it in The which the Atlantic and Pacific received in July 3866 cu a diagonal swath across the terri tories ol New Mexico and Arizona Tn alternate sections like a check the land ranged in dis- tance up to 40 miles on either side of the railroad The road was con strutted from a tiny Indian village 13 miles south 01 Albuquerque to the Colorado at Needles Calif For the past quarter of a century SanU Fe haV retained all rights on land grant acreage it has Supai Issues To Be Heard Problems relating lo Uic supai Indians will be discussed at a meeting of the Arizona sion of Indian Affairs at the supreme court chambers in nix Saturday Sam Thomas Sacaton secretary said that another matter scheduled Tor discussion is one to the Phoenix Indian school Thomus said that Indians have for- of the fact that the school's athletic teams would like to become eligible for competition with other schools in the regular conferences rather than In non- conference events and games Dr Schnur of Sedona ber of the Commission is ed to open the discussion of supal matters Members of the Havasupai tribal council are uled for an appearance before the Commission Reported hi Measles Epidemic DETROIT W A fourth death in epidemic was reported Wednesday by Dr Joseph G city of health He said the latest victim was a boy Detroit had 771 reported casci of measles in the last week pared with 55 in the week a year ago He laid caaes had in the city 3
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