Casa Grande Dispatch, March 15, 1940

Casa Grande Dispatch

March 15, 1940

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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - March 15, 1940, Casa Grande, Arizona The NEWSpaper of Final County iHajratrh Vol 29 Per Year CASA GRANDE ARIZONA FRIDAY 1940 5c Per Copy No 11 SELAH BY This is a true story and I sup pose it would be all right to men tion names since the law was call ed in on the case and a man land ed in jail but that might kind of spoil a good story which is just as good without the names j One of our prominent businessj men had retired early one night i RE A In Final Serves Many i Farm Homes Acreage Is Also Increased As Result Of Electrification Casa Grande Golfers To Play For Steak And Beans Sunday A steak and beans tournament vited to participate and the lad will be held for members of the ies will play only ject that has been completed in j lowest aggregate score Arizona according to a report on Electrification in Arizona beans SUpper The rural electrification project i Pinal county sponsored by the onemoving Vbout in another part San Carlos Irrigation and Drain of the house district is the only REA pro Who is that he demanded It is only replied his wife Then who in hell is this in bed with was the surprising query from the querlous husband j by the U S department of agricul Investigation revealed that the ture Allotments have been made mysterious bedfellow was a comj for two other projects one in Pima county and one in Cochise empty wine bottle in his hand and and Graham snoring peacefully and profoundly i The Sulphur Springs Valley Ele The next morning the uninvited ctric Cooperative which ex guest didnt remember having tends from the southern part of gone to bed with the gentleman Cochise to the north central part nor having been removed to the of Graham is the largest of the city jail at about midnight What projects with an allotment of a thing to do be lamented Why as compared with didnt you kick me clean out of ejgiended on the San Carlos pro town I ject and on the Sonewall Electric companys project in Pima We have a new linotype operatcounty or His name is Aubrey Mr Van pinal R total of 509 consum Zandt to you The VanZandtsare ers served in Pima 145 will be served and in the Sulphur Casa Grande golf club for Sunday according to Amandus Peters president of the club Each player will be required to pay fifty cents which will be used to pay for the steak and beans for qualifying and nine for match play Men who do not wish to play 27 holes may play only 18 doubling the score ct their final round Play will start at about nine oclock in the morning or those dinner that will be served at the wishing to attend morning services clubhouse following the tournamay play their qualifying round ment After the qualifying round event earlier and resume play in of nine holes the group will be divided into two sides and 18 holes will be played for low ag gregate score The side having the will Welfare Unit Sells Seals For Crippled Many Children Are Being Aided Through Easter Prtoject the afternoon Important improvements have Fortyone crippled children in thirtynine families are now rej celving specal care or service acj cording to a current report by feed Ladies as well as men are in tire been constructed for the en course Arizona pioneers the among the best and fin est were horse Sam Houston I agree with you dear reader that Aubrey is not a name It is just a combination of letter put up Other facts given in the report are a At the together venience as a How tagged that way is one matter of conInception of KEA only about he fcame to bs the farms in Arizona were of those receiving highline service about ing because so naive Aubrey would have been named Audrey if he had made his appearance a little farms to an additional earlier but that is just one of those Electric is making it pos thtags His charming twin for Arizona farmers to re now the finest and most caable ctaim Put cultivation viding an irrigation trained nurse in Honolulu him to the plate If you occasionally run across words in the Difpaich you cant figure out you must remember it is on account of this Van Zandt fellow He never had much op jMotymity to go to school and when he finally got around to tak ing a correspondence course spelling fee never had a chance to leam more than one set of When I try to explain the diff5lalor erence between blue and blew orj beat many acres of arid land by pro economical method Among the first of power from the new REA lines were farmers wishing to op erate irrigation pumps and they still the largest power users pumps on one system require an average of from 160 to 200 kilo watthours monthly V Utilization of power Is also high in districts where dalryng is the farm activity Milking cream separators and Im kid1 er devicfcs handling of herda and the use Dielectric milk coolers increases A week ago much to my ajniers incomes by reason of some such word he ding him Maybe I am low obtained for milk count prise I ran across an item in Wai ter Winchells column on Things I never Knew he states f a number of fruit the fact that the word fnnfAW vegetable farms on the new used 74 times in the Bible has no i ruiW pumps known Looks e as no definition powered f electricity are now like Hollywood and New York have at least come to life Home Loans On Increase Report Says WASHINGTON D ions for FHA mortgage insurance involving new homes continued to rise in February from the Winter lull and reached a sew high rec available for spraying After the or vegetables are gathered and started reading the Dispatch washing and grading eq SELAH speeds the work of pre paring them for the market While electricity has lightened the farmers work and helped him to increase his earnings it has at the same time completely changed the life of many Arizona farm women Where a short time ago kerosene lamps were the only ar tificial light coal or kerosene stoves were used for cooking and water Housing Stewart McDonald announced to day The number of houses on which construction was started under FHA inspection in February also showed a gain over January and over the corresponding 1939 month In the week ended March 2 the number of houses started under had to be pumped and carried by hand today the flip of a switch controls light heat and water On many farms washing machines and electric irons have replaced wash tabs and sadirons Modern elec and less efficient Ice The new radios found in most of the mem bers homes have opened the world of music entertainment and education to the whole family The sales of these appliances re present a new and steady source Arizona dealers just WomansClub En joys Rare Lace Display A rare treat was afforded mem bers of the Womans club and friends at the regular meeting Tuesday afternoon when Mrs S A Westerman of Florence spoke on Bobbin lace and displayed an unusual collection that rivals those found in the larger museums of the display such as the person seldom the opportunity to see Mrs Westerman spoke of the origin of Bobbin lace in Italy probably in Venice in the 16th century and blow the industry spread to different countries as royalty and the wealthy learned to appreciate the beauty of lace Each country modified the patterns brought to it in such a way that they became distinctive Altho ugh lace has become com mon due to its cheapness real lace is still in demand by purchas ers who can afford it Mrs Westerman showed two pillows on which a pattern was placted and on which lace made with bobbins attached She showed many beautiful pieces of j Cluny Torchon Honiton Valen of linen except one piece of wool and one of There were also numerous medallions doilies collarscuffs handerchiefs yokes etc A card party was announced for Friday evening Mar 15 at tie clubhouse to raise money for Fin nish relief Mrs Eiseabacto president an nounced the following committee chairmen for the coming year poetry Mesdames Gertrude Hager and R A Holy pianist Mrs W B Christy civics Mrs N Bess Prather better homes Mrs M A Anderson flower show Mrs E H Boyd program chairman Mrs George Branscomb courtesy chair To Wrestle Here man Mrs Grace Mesdames W R Ryder library Wood R A crown wffl appear m the leeal next Wednesday night Wool Brings Million To Arizonans Holy George Branscomb member ship Mesdames M A Anderson Paul Ripple N Bess Prather pub licity Mrs W B Christy Creative Art will be the theme at the meeting Mar 26 and each members is requested to bring I The production of wool in ARIZ some handiwork or other creative ONA in 1939 totaled work Mrs Maud Bassler Is chairj accordlng to estimates of the Agri Mesdames Ryder Hager and culture Marketing Service in The est point thus far this year total1 communities tag as against in the materials pi preceding week and a year I ctrification h I the national Mortgages selected for appraisal on new homes to be built under FHA inspection amounted to in the week ended March 2 as compared with Iff the pro ceding week and in the com parable week of last year The previous high record was in the week ended March 30 1939 In connection with the increases Continued on back page College Club Will Observe Guest Day from wages paid irchased as helped market for one of Arizonas chief copper h SUP country with this metal fabricat ed as wire and fittings tea following the program Tuesday afternoon Prize Winners Of Bridge Club The two guests were prize win ners when the Thursday night iridge club met with Mrs Floyd Fergus last week Mrs Gertrude Hager winning high score and Mrs Roy Sharp low score prize The Easter theme was carried out in tallies and the color scheme with yellow predominating in the decorations and the refreshment course of hot grapefruit chicken aalad Thosepresent and hostess were Mrs George Dell and Miss Daisy Hartman of Coolidge Mrs Helen Coons Mrs George Lingard Mrs Jack Clem ents Mrs Chas Goff and Mrs Richerson The average price received for the Department c ial Welfare Of this number some are undergoing surgery or active treatment some are in convalesj cent homes some ere well on the way to recovery ahd some await ing their turn for surgery Others on whom no active treatment is indicated are being kept under observation to insure them against the progressive development of any crippling condition How did this service to children develop of what does it consist and how is it financed At the White House Conference called in Washington in 1930 it was estim ated that there were approximately three crippled children to every population under 21 years of age in the United States During the first six months of thatyear an attempt was made to take nat ional stock of our progress in the care of crippled children Though many agencies were doing their best to cope with the problem it finally became evident that much waste and unnecessary suffering Post Office To Be Locked Up Over Week End The doors of the post office win be locked all Saturday after noon and Sunday while workers put in new cement floor ac cording to Mrs N Bess Prather postmaster bat patrons win have an opportunity to receive their mail Sunday morning be tween the hours of and a m At that time those who call for their mail wffl receive it through the front window or the back door depending upon the location of their boxes Those in the front four sections should can at the front outside win dow on the front and those who have boxes in the rear four sectlqns should rap on the back door The new cement floor to part Improvements being made following the enlargement of the office by the addition of 80 feet on the rear Boot out side and Inside win be repaint ed anl new lighting system In stalled Child Worker To Speak At PT A Meeting Easter seals win be sold In Oaaa Grande this year by the papas of the grammer school They wffl begin the sale today and eontmne through next week were involved in failure to locate crippling conditions early enougl for preventive work to be done and in failure to carry through medical and social treatment to those for whom surgery had been arranged The Federal Social Sec urity Act of August 1935 showed recognition of the problem as one of nationwide Jfttfbpe Title V part 2 of the Act authorized an annual appropriation for grants to the States on a matching basis to extend and improve especially in rural areas suffering from sev ere economic distress services for locating crippled children provid ing facilities for diagnosis med ical and surgical treatment hos pitalizatipn and after care for those children who are crippled or suffering from conditions thatlead to Gripping Appropriations are made to the States only after the State plin has been approved by the The of fi Federal Childrens Bureau State Agency desig nated by Arizona law to administ er our plan of participation is the State Department of Social Sec urity and Welfare As to eligibility requirements the crippled child must be under 21 rears of age must meet the one years residence requirement and nust havei mentality sound enough o permit him to become at least jartially selfsupporting with be lefit of corrective treatment for his physical handicap It Is im portant to ation and seasons clip was cents per pound estimated at 21 An figures re juice and sponge cake besides the guests members was organized at a meet ing at Montezuma Inn Tuesday College Club Guest Day will be I evening It is expected there will observed at the regular monthly be several more members before meeting time which is next Wedi organization is completed at a nesday March 20th at p m meeting next Tuesday evening The Prof S F Pattison of the state new club is sponsored by the Casa Casa Grande Lions Instrumental In Organization Of Eloy Club The Eloy Lions club with 18 Governor D S Davis of Coolidge university English department will be the guest speaker and It rs1 Grande Capt John R Patterson prin lating to Arizona sheep and wool include Indian owned sheep as well as White owned The average price received for the states 1938 wool was 18 cents per pound making a total of 000 for a total crop This com pares with the estimated value of the 1939 production Wool production in the UNITED STATES in 1939 totaled pounds according to estimates from the same source as above Of this quantity pounds was shorn wool and pounds was pulled wool In 1938 the total was pounds of which pounds was shorn wool and pounds pulled wool The number of sheep shorn in 1939 head with an average of pounds of wool per sheep shorn Comparable figures for 1938 were sheep shorn and pounds per sheep shorn The estimated average local market price of shorn wool in 1939 was cents per pound and the indicated income from 1939 wool remember that examm advisory services are available tt ANT child who meets these requirements regardless of the economic status of the family If treatment is decided upon charges depend altogether upon the familys ability to pay In Final County the services of the Child yVelfare Worker are av Opportunity IsOifered To Farmers Final County farmers and ran Mrs Jennie Root child welfare worker in charge of the Final co unty child welfare unit under the state board of social security and welfare will be the chief speaker at the meeting of the P T A Mon day at according to Mrs Flossie W Barmes program chairman for the evening Mrs Root will be introduced by Floyd Brown of Florence sec retary of the Final county board of social security and welfare She will speak on the subject of Forces Which Make for Better Moral and Spiritual Health in the A musical program will be pro vided by the Mother Singers with a high school trio and two piano accordion numbers by Sam Miller At a business session In con nection with the meeting the an nual election of officers wffl be to on hand to participate in this import ant event Sunrise Services Planned For Easter Piiyrolfeln Final County Are Rising Employer Reports Show Improvement Throughout State Rising payrolls in Final county during the last three months of J1939 were reflected in wage pay ments of reported for by employers subject I to the state job insurance law ac I cording to statistics released here 1 by Dan J Sullivan manager of the Casa Grande office Arizona State Employment Service Wages in the county exceeding the fgiure for the pre i ceding quarter For Arizona as a whole the upward movement was well above the expected seasonal irise Sullivan reported with the state total increasing from for the quarter ended Sept 30 to for the final three months of the year These jrtaiictlcs are based on firms covered by the unemploy ment dompensalUbn law sfcd do not reflect employment changes In agricultural or railroad work or in Arms hiring less than three persons Sullivan explained that wages reported in the county for the final quarter of 1938 were not far below the same per iod of 1939 but that the figure in cluded wages paid to railroad workers which do not appear hi the 1939 report Job insurance coverage of the railroads waa shifted to the flhdlrMd Retire ment Board July 1 and wage payments in the industry are no longer reported to the state un employment compensation agency Employment statistics released by Sullivan are baaed on employ reports to the Arfanna Un employment Compensation Com mission of which the itt Em ployment Service is a division The service works to place persons in jobs for which they qualify whe ther or not they are covered by unemployment compensation and an claimants for Job insurance benefits must report to the local amptojnnent efflee each week The number el employee report ed in the does not An Easter sunrise which the public service to Only five other copa Pima Cochise Gila and Tavapai reported a larger number Wholesale and retail trade show ed the largest group in the state with while mining was sec ond with 12429 In the wage per centages mining almost equaled the other with 27JO and 28J5 respect I OBU AObAO real Grande Gospel Tabernacle it was construction Utilities transport communication came in the morning services will begin at A cross has been erected on the hilltop and a tomb attended by young ladies dressed in white will symbolize the RessurecUon morn with the angels rolling the stone away from the tomb Other spec ial features will be on the pro gram including group singing Mrs Dye Entertains Contract Club For the month of December a total of employes were ported with re e wages of Leaders To Hold Conference On Home Problem PRESCOTT Intensive cam paighs aimed at correcting local conditions considered inimical to Mrs R L Dye was hostess to her Ith contract dub last Thursday evenned n at a twostate conference of local and state officers from Arizona and New Mexico Mrs Mary Pulsifer of Prescott president cf Arizona in announcing the conference said the campaigns in local Aria would be part of National program ng using the Stj Patrick n tallise and decorations motif High score was made by Mrs Cletus Jogner One guest was present i Mrs Guy Baker and others there j were Mrs Joe Curry Mrs Dan eart Mrs Virgil Lynch Mrs Ed i Goff Mrs Irene McCown and Mrs rady Thurman Att ending the conference will two national officers Mrs Ida B jWise dent Smith of Evanston EL presi of National and Miss chers will oppountesor iprovg their farmi during the coming Gas New Fire Extinguisher i Gas under pressure is used in new fire extinguisher to blow an j Wiggins of Evanston sec easily decomposed powdered solid i retary of Loyal Temperance Leg at the flame Water damage is j ion completely avoided and since the Tbjis conference will inaugurate treatedto flow freely there was estimated at season according the J R rr no V phnffTYian nf UlVAKle 3y chairman of the county agri cultural conservation committee Copies of the 1940 hand book listing the practices which by uqum i or compressed nit rogen is sufficient to blow the through a permanently piping system or farmers ana ranchers may carry 03e nozzle as required out under the nrotrram this vear no water is of the indicated Of the increase was cents income w certain that his topic will be of cipal of the Eloy schools was ele1 G E Richerson president of the Casa Grande Lions club Ernest Hendrix of the Casa Grande club who has been active In organizat ion of the Eloy club W B Christy of Casa Grande club J J Bugg of Florence and others from the clubs at Tempe Florence and Cool idge District Governor Davis pounds in the I total of out under the program this year can now b secured from the co Storey said i The program had remained prac tically the same as main difference is the coldest weather and more emphasis practices on conservation Claude Goodwin was held at the of about ranchers have the past not carried out in noon Rev Anderson afficiating In sponsi peran tlons justify it of corrective lure in local Pulsifer declared research the will ir local committees of tern church parentteacher and other groups to study condit ions which have an unfavorable influeice on socialwelfare TH3 CASA GRANDE DEMO plan presided at the installation wool this year aoout THE literary interest clever and given cted president of the new club I Addiiton of the Eloy club brines was in the natiW sheep in an interesting manner as and other officers are as follows the number of Lions club in Arizstates in the dav Afarrh 21 fn ona to of which have western sheeP states Wbol pro Pattison has been on College club programs in years past and has given two extension courses spon First vice president Sam Mill lgan second vice president Sam been organized during the adminj duction Stringer third vice president J istration of Governor about 2 wUliPn sered by the club and he is wellC Garrett secretary Frank Rhew I ones in Chloride Winslow and than last koown among the membership treasurer iRobert Hamilton lion Eloy The Casa Grande club also tamer Richard Curiel tail twister sponsored this was pounds smaller pjCx the Gilbert with Mrs Mrs v T Maj who look forward to seeing and of the organizations hearing him again Each memConway Keeling members of the i club at Gila Bend during the her is privileged to invite two board Bill Large Virgil Wynn and vious year The Eloy club will meet weekly auto accident be Grady Thurman Among those Present at the or on Tuesday evenings but the place i Flagstaff Coiioge the last of the gamzation meeting were District i of meeting has not yet been chosen week to continue his studies WOMHorses From Casa Ranch j monthly Lake open three was the first Horses owned and trained ors as the assisting hostesses Mrs Misses Marion and Jean Green col gated E R Johnson the newly installed several honors at the 8th time tie filly had been in a show II 1 nnmial Vi in TJVlrtoniV InQfr RTlH rVlO ft fin A BREWER WARD who has been president will have charge of the annual horse show in Phoenix Jlast and at home recuperating from a brobusiness meeting and also will proSaturday and Sunday Jeans Gold horses ken collar bone suffered in an sent the program assisted by other cn Sunbeam two and a half year Mar returned to and Mrs George Beeler the society members the topics being old filly took 4th place in the third Japan and Our New American laciics threegaited class Saturday class and on Sunday captured the same riding era tic Wedm home will Jbe discussions of the 5050 Womans dub will meet sday night at at the of Mrs Mary Plenz There klso discussions of other im portarce are being planned in the class This outclassed some fine to win her honors ons Golden Sunshine took place in the stock horse Marion aJo put on a trick exhibition at the show ;