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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - January 5, 1940, Casa Grande, Arizona CASA GRANDE ARIZONA JANUARY 5 1940 5c Per Copy SELAH ED Heeler He took us to that vast expanse of log on the left referred to by the ignorant as Sunny California He took us thar and he brung us back alive by gum Me and this Strawberry Kastner By which event isj established another of those interesting scien facts that dont mean anything to anybody namely You can scare an Arkansawyer and p Texican to death but is isnt necessarily School Enrollment Takes Hike As New Term Gets Under Way Sixtysix new pupils enrolled at the grade schools in Casa Grande Wednesday and Thursday of this week according to Dr R A Holy superintendent of the city schools This brings the total enrollment in the grammar grades to 747 Most of the new students are en rolled in the lower grades and the new teacher hired early this school year to take care of the overflow in the first grade now has 46 pupils There were two new enrollments in the high bringing the total there up to 208 and the total combined enrollment to 955 Dr Holy will be quite a few more entries during the first half of this month Farm Bureau Has Shelley Stroke Ends Life Of William Wegman At Ase Of 89 Project May Move Soon Streets Park And Cemetery To Get Benefit Of Labor Annual Election Is Followed By Talk From State Leader accompanied by Mr and Mrs Sell Eugehe P Shelley prominent who has made his farmer of the Casa Grande in Casa Grande with his to McPhereson for burial is the glamour of the dime store From now on the soul of that i merchant prince Strawberry will be hankering for further ad venture in the upper reaches of the j sky and for still more thrilling exploration of that fascinating Cali fornia the fog arms and give her a good old af Grande farm bureau for 1940 at the ded suddenly while on the way smack when he got back annual of atv at uc HP iVlo Jas L Barley county supervisor for the National Youth administra tion announced yesterday that he is expecting approval tUis week of the first public project submitted by local authorities since opening of j his office here almost a month ago and that shortly approval 30 youths will be on the job The project for which early ap Home at a m Wednesday proval is expected includes beauti with Rev Welton work at the cemetery the Presbyterian church I oT water pipes in thecity officiating Immediately following park and the repair of the services that body was shipped Funeral services for William Wegman 89 father of Mrs W H Sell were held at Fisher Funeral Mamma I sure do like heard him murmur ia her ear Tuesday evening was in the car with Mr D Kochsmeier has others and died almost several terms I instantly following a sudden heart nf r v n if was elected vice attack He had been in good health Speaking of fog the California Mrs Gertrude and remarkable vigorous for one of chamber of commerce is missing a was reelected his ase n Maude Anderson most program suI The deceased was a native of extravagant terms of this I and Cyril Pate andI Guy Germany but came to this coun of their wonderful state Gilb try at an early age and was a without fear of exaggeration y farmer exaggeration There is no doubt their fogs are the gates farmer iri Kansas before most colossal there in a h were put class with the earthquakes rT Red and I bowl turned aside Names of those elected were put retirement 20 years ago following the death of his wife Heis survived by another daugh committee headed by Mrs T M Canton and no nominations were besides Mrs Sell the made Irom the floo daughter Mrs P J Oberst and the e m e o e long enough for a thorough Before the Qf son George Wegman both live at w i i j 1 t We looked that fog Auld followed by the group was are three sur K I vivinS Mrs Mary Emrich Sedalia Mrs Elizabeth We found fog over j Riverside over San over Pomona fog over Pasadena teeth into a brickbat I I Following the business session i B Gray president of the s Farm Bureau Federation gave of the 20th annual con I vention of the American Farm Bu And when we finally got to the reau Federation recently held in bowl we found fog over Tennessee Chicago and gave a few of the 7 highlights of the discussions on There is an interesting peculiar Reciprocal Trade Agreement ity about this California fog While farmers cooperative r completely obscures the sunit still there is no knew that i en He was a member of the Presbyterian operation between the Farm Bu permits certain I rays to pene reau and Extension Service etc e it and cause sunburn when One of the most interesting events Un C a Visible the presentation to M Holl ire but had forgotten of a trophy silver cup as T award to the Arizona Farm We roor of reau Federation for the state hav ing the largest percentage of its case of his mouth For Museum L J Hammer chairman of a committee appointed by the HoHo Kam archeological society to seek cooperation of the city council in sponsoring a WPA project for con struction of a museum for Casa Grande reported to members of the club in a meeting in the Vallette the city you just cant keep them meeting in the A F B S skyscrapers preregistration campaign f Mrs Gray gave a brief report of by the council and had ithe womens activities in the conj agreed to sponsor ehe movement vention and mentioned that 800 woHe reported on suitable sites home Wednesday evening that the delegation had been favorably re Matinee Music Club Hears Opera Review I We and Our The Matinee Musicale met K K Henness County men attended the banquet and that I the theme of the convention was Agent afternoon at the home of gave a splendid talk on the Cer Mrs W W Eisenbach Mrs L Plan as Substitute for Di Marr was in charge df the program rect Appropriation for and gave a review tin the Origin Prefacing his remarks with a short history of the TripleA program Mr of The chorus sang Song from the Song j Plan in all its phases and the fact of the Mrs J P Sexton I that a part of it was the for the proposed structure Among other business matters attended to was the appointment of a finance committee composed of Rev P j Blake Airs Ed Plumb and committee of William Coxon Mrs Bassler and Father Murphy Murphy Miss Ruth Maude Bassler and of Colorado was a guest her daughter Betty Rose My Henness discussed the Certificate Mrs Lois Hammer chairman of I in J jl rf j ux the membership committee report ed three new members and a num ber of other prospective ones con Following the business session Senator Coxon gave a talk on his findings in the study of Indian the farmer opportunity Dainty refreshments were served to share in the national income by the hostess who assisted by 1 Refreshments were then served and meeting concluded Rose Bowl Holds Surprises For Dispatch Spectator By E H BOTD Here it is time to get this paper or the press and I havent yet had the opportunity to tell football fans of Casa Grande who have like my self always wanted to see a Rose Bowl game and never have some thing lof my impressions when I finally did make it to the bowl Im j first scoring As we found our trip by auto instead of air and we chartered a car and lit out But with traffic delays and trouble lo cating our tickets and all the game was at the half when we got to the bowL We had heard the first quar ter over the radio inthe car but missed the second quarter with its j curbings and sidewalks and the widening of expansion joints in the paved streets of Casa Grande Thirty young men are now en rolled for local projects and will be put to work the 15th of this month Mr Earley said If the project mentioned is not ready by that time the youths will be put to work on the beautification of the state high ways until needed on the local proj ect All unmarried men between the ages of 18 and 25 who are in need of employment are eligible for the NYA work and are Invited to Mr Barleys office in the Bird building and file their names Those employed draw for 60 hours work each month Wedding Attended By Party At Phoenix Rites Miss Bonnie Kane daughter of Mr and Mrs Patrick Kane and Darwin Parks son of Mr and Mrs Nath Parks both of Casa Grande were married at six oclock on New Years eve at the home of New League Head Walter 8 j Mayor of who will lead the activities of the Arizona Municipal League during the coming year as Presi dent Mayor Ingalls elevation to the office of President was a wholehearted recognition of the able service and leadership he baa exhibited during the past several years In attendance at every meeting Mayor has made a valuable members of the League are fortunate to secure a man of such outstanding energy and caliber for their leader in the coming year Enforcement Church Group Will Hold Meeting In Casa Grande Soon The Gila W M U Associ ation will meet with the Calvary Baptist Church Thursday January 11 at 10 a m The Association is composed of churches of Chandler Goolidge Casa Grande Tucson Young San Simon and Wilcox i Superintendent Mrs J W Smith of Tucson will preside The theme for the meeting is A Victorious Members of the Casa Grande So ciety taking part are Mrs a H Ethington and Mrs Cyril Dr C R V special music report man o the ai will be given by Mrs Tobe Dun committee which has be nagan Mission Study report by for the past month i Mrs E E Smith The afternoon rangements and devotional will be given by Mrs I the novel and Charles Floyd Work on the Midget Cars To Race On Local Track Popular Sport To Be For First Time Here Sunday Jan 14 will bring to Casa the first midget automobile races staged in Casa Grande valley zr r orce ar for Highway Patrol Goes On The Air With Broadcast Station When the Highway pa At noon a covered dish luncheon will be served Celebration Plans Are Taking Shape Committees Busy Getting Ready For Depot Dedication j Preparations are going ahead with lots of vim and cooperation on the part of all the committees en j gaged in preparations for the big I celebration that will feature dedica j tion of the new Southern Pacific I depot Jan 15 according to Mrs N Bess Prather chairman of the gen eral celebration commitee Definite arrangements already made include dedicatory program at p m in which the high school band pep squad and grade school band will participate in a first class midget tra Rev Fred A Lime pastor of the radio broadcasting station of went on air officially The bride navy the first time last night the ensemble with black accessories I initial dawn of 1940 heralded the meantime the n f a deo grounds just nort of 13 nearing completion h ing of the track by th of salt water and rolli g chief item remaining he is built according to sta requirement and has been located in t c middle of the grounds betwee the judging stand and the so that all spectators will be blc o see all cars at all points track The races will be a group of experienced Phoenix who have mrd tests one of the most i the capital city Technical arrange ments are under supervision of George Gomez local automobile service station operator who has had wide experience in midget rac ing and has built several midget cars This type of racing has all the thrill of the major automobile races with the important difference that few fatalities from midget auto accidents All proceeds from the gate re with the exception of the portion used as prize money to be divided mately 175 in the evening the winners facilities Details of the program for after noon and evening have not yet been perfected and complete announce will be made next week In Grande according to the plan of operation One hundred crossties for con struction of a crash wall about the and a shoulder corsage of er forward and progressive step nias was attended by Miss Virginia for Arizona as the Grand j Canyon Kenyon and Norvel Carr McNatt State took her place with her most attended the groom as best man i advanced sisters in the realm of Following the wedding and a dinner crime detection and apprehension at the Grande cafe the young couple The new unit according to W T left on a tour through the northern superintendent Arizona High com are each enthusiastically engaged in preparing to carry out their part This includes com on banquet tables enter decorations streets and program The street committee headed bv J part of the state They will be at wav Patrol station j Jack Rimol is getting the most home to friends in the Cox Apart and is the most powerful for police I visible results at present and will ments in Evergreen Garden purposes within the j have wrought a great chance in ii AI I by the a and lumber required is being furnished at cost by the Hal stead lumber Full details cr the program for the 14th will io carried in next weeks issue of his paper Legion Head ing their return The wedding and dinner party state Planned to cooperate with every included fa addition to those office in with the named Mr and Mrs Dale Johnson exception of Greenlee County all of Phoenix and Mr and emergency police information may Fred Blakley Miss Frances Mcbe simultaneously to Natt and Paul Brophy all of Casa the appearance of the streets fore big date arrives according to Mrs Prather but other com are equally active I have never known of more wholehearted cooperation on any event in Casa Stop Grande Both the bride and groom at tended high school in Casa Grande and have a host of friends among set Presidents Party Is Set ForJan 27 Under leadership of Forrest T Rainey named a week ago by McFarland as Casa Grande hieroglyphics and symbols etched for the 7th annual on rocks of Casa Grands valley I Birthday Ball a local mountains and in other sections in committee of eight this week per a bygone period He illustrated his Plans for the charity celebra with many interesting which be held in Womans graphs made Iby himself on his on the evening of Saturday travels through the state p m to a Misses Ruth and Mable Blake re freshment hostesses served sand wiches cakes and coffee following the program every section of Arizona and to Grande and am sure we are going j Raymond all police or sheriffs automobiles i to have a celebration that will be a National equipped with receiving sets All success from every viewpoint Legion t fe a for David w lor tne visiting representatives of the next Wednesday morning tuned to KNGG in Phoenix Patrol way she declared i 10 at oclock Mr K cars n Prescott and Tuc Tickets for the banquet which is visiting Severn of the 5nn Tin II Ha Anut tink 3 t t i vmc a guest Othe ood No M son will be equipped with special two channel receivers permitting reception from local stations as well as KNGG i i In addition to patrol cars and sheriffs all border inspection stations of ibe Motor will also be the annual banquet forin Arizona will the chamber of commerce and will j ten minutes He sale at the chamber of commerce Department PMr office early next week Vehicle Division ofthe Department have radio Highway receiving going to dash off as much as I can seats and watched the kickoff for in ten minutes and about four the second half we did not realize USC had already scored Two things me immediate paragraphs To get the proper setting you must know that my enjoyment of this game started off just exactly like every Rose Bowl the radio I in company with L W and George Beeler the i started for the game by plane from Phoenix at daybreak Accord ing to our schedule we should have arrived at Pasadena in time for the parade of the Tournament of Roses but we ran into impenetrable fog eighty miles this side of Los Ange les and not being equipped with radio for beam landing finally had surprise In the first place I had expected that to see the game in the Rose Bowl and be able to tell what was happening one would have to have field glasses I am happy to say I could see that game as well and plainly as any I ever saw in my easily hear the im pact of bodies and see every detail of play I had a better seat than some thanks to George and his Glendale friends but am sure every person in the bowl of could see the game as well as one in a to head back east to where the fog Tucson or Phoenix stadium thinned out enough so we could I compact is the arrangement find a field to 3and on We landed t at Beaumont about eleven oclock wandering around in the fog The second surprise came from a view of the players At first I felt cheated These nationally famous several California towns for figures ought to look different from quite a while without being able to the ordinary player it seemed to sight a landing field George me They ought to look superlative handled ship like a ly tough and I have It took an hour of telephoning seen thousands of medicore players and weather checking to finally who looked more impressive Just i convince us we had to finish the Continued on page 2 Five Ray Cougars will play their third basketball game of the season at the high school gym tonight when they meet the quintet from Ray high with games scheduled be tween the second teams and the varsity in the order named First of the two games begins at To date the Cougar first team has broken even with a win over Ma rana a loss to Sacaton while the second team has won both games There is no dope for comparison of their strength with the Ray team UJE since this will be the first game of and entries for the latter this season According to comparative records of last year the Cougars should have the edge Coach Beeler has the makings of a fair team and with holiday di versions now dispensed with he has his squad hard at work to iron out weaknesses as they get down to the seasons work in earnest Those on the committee for ar rangements are as follows Mrs Ala Plumb representing the Junior Womans Club Mrs Ruth Houck senior Womans club Ida Ripple Democratic Womans club Miss Evelyn Ethington teachers Al Arnsten Rotary club Eddie Du gan Lions Ernest Hendrix Amer ican Legion and tie chairman Mr Rainey An excellent orchestra which will be announced is being ar ranged for and various features in addition to the dancing will make the occasion one of the most notable social events of the year it is said Tickets will be available next week and window cards are being prepared to advertise the nearby communities Fur ther details i will be announced as plans are perfected THE IAMBIC CLUB met at the home of Mrs Russell Holy Thurs day evening and discussed among other things the state poetry con same Each sets which when emergency war rants will permit a complete block ade of every major out of Arizona Changes Effected In 1940 Program For Grazing Range I Evidence of the fact that the east to All Arizona police officers will be I TripleA Range Program has been site where the Ari permitted use of KNGG accepted generally throughout the stood There Mr to Superintendent Allen for the I Western fe in UK 11 Dowell Department Adjutant and Martin Tails Department Vice Commander A committee of wel come will greet Mr Kelly at the school then a short parade through town follow The party will proceed i tc The Hub thence fact that the east to MainSt UD Mnn st to tht Legion hall Kelley will turn for the Western Region is seen in the slight the first shovel of dirt aid dMi prehension is desired Every pos The main change occurs in the As the local pet cooperation will be given to Practice deals with Natural ful with their of J ua a oj city county and precinct officers Allen said He declared KNGG to be the greatest and most important progressive step in law reseeding by deferred grazing In the 1939prograni the period of deferred grazing was 120 days from June 15 to October 15 and was de ment ever made by Arizona signaled by the state committee The In charge of station KNGG is 1940 program stipulates that the de D so success of 45 cele made their Chief Technician Ewing Elmer is i day operator John Finney and Mclnnis night operators and j Howard Wag goner alternate operator ferred period shall not be less than 90 consecutive days and set by the county committee not later than 15 days prior to the beginning of such period Free Smallpox Vaccination Is Provide member brought an original poem for criticism and discussion The subject for next meeting was also decided upon THE CASA GRANDE WOMANS CLUB meets Tuesday at Mrs N Prather is in charge of the program Every precaution is be by the board of supervisors of the county to prevent jaj repetition of the smallpox epidemic thac occured in floor of the Bird building in Casa the Casa section about this time last year and the proper cooperation of the public will assure success of their measures according to Walter Smith supervisor from this district One important preventive is the visiting of I farm camps by Miss Brazell county nurse and the free vaccination of all in the camps As a companion measure to this free vaccinations are available for all who do not have means to pay for them and all are urged by Mr Smith to call at the office of the Agricultural Workers Medical association ion the second Grande and receive this service He emphasized the fact that this free service while administered at the agricultural association office is not limited to agricultural work ers but to all who cannot afford to pay for it mh membership quota by December 31 1939 through the efforts of De Commander Bourden they were able to get Commander Kelley to detour via Coolidge and Florence on his way from Glendale tp Safford Then to Coolidge is also nL the Vice Commander This will be the first commander has Coolidge therefore aA zens as well as the American Legion are urged out and make his short visit Jrous 6 be remembered i to Tempe and Chandler From Coolidge he will go to Superior Miami and in hT 6re a JB planned w A big of honor His address wfl One case of smallpox nas over the air by remote control discovered in a transient worker the facilities of who has been quarantined and We story of Commander while there is not danger of spread reads of this disease if the precaution of vaccination is taken the result de pends largely upon the cooperation of the public Mr Smith pointed out The epidemic of a year ago expensive to businessmen and the government and all concern ed need not have occured if nations had not been neglected i of education school he through the Uni Notre 20 the Continued en in his
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