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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - April 22, 1954, Casa Grande, Arizona th DISPATCH life Popen Printed IB PAGES 9 SECTIOWS FINAL COUNTYS LEADING NEWSPAPER 1155 AiS 07 ARIZ PEP7 C LIB AuCllprs SCATS KOU3F ROOM A3IWEATHEH IK CASA GRAKDg Thursday 0 98 82 Friday 0 10ft Saturday 102 Sunday 0 102 Monday 0 106 Tuesday 0 97 Wednesday 0 96 ST X 57 66 58 53 VOLUME 43 CASA GRANDE ARIZONA THURSDAY APRIL 22 1954 lOc Per Copy NUMBER 16 Number of Entries In County 4H Fak Plans For Final County Progress Day Take Shape jm Hoodie jProqwun Plans for Final County Prog Day May 19 took shape iasl with the appointment of nine committees which VtO car ry out the details of entertain ing many visitors to Casa The purpose of the day is to bring leaders in government in dustry banking and allied jndus trffesto the Casa Grande Valley i and le show them the great po tentSalities here May 19 has been becaufes it is the day on which repaved highway 84 will officially opened Ai the first meeting of the Fi nal County Progress Day Exec utive committee April 15 at Ochoss Restaurant lack McDon ald Special Service Director of Arizona Public Service Co O0ke briefly on the importance iSt acquiring new industry for Otis He emphasized the fact iwt aCasa Grande is located for new toesbnent en terprises Final County Progness should be planned wife the thought of inviting people who 2 be interested la the to acquire new investors he Broote General Chairman tte event told the committee the day should be used as nart of a general advertising for Pinal County Committees and personnel tar nal Coynty Progress Day aje Rrogram Ralph Dart Art arooks and Don EgJan This cfflamittee will select a program that will tell a story about the including historical and present day facts and fixture pos Kwtww Mice charge of an airplane of the county and an pool transportation Hospitality BUI Rugg andJBw Hiis a luncheon HanS Petermann Vince and Harold Wrenn Lewis Claunts In Iwtnation on business taxes and on county activities will fathered by Ciaimte in book Decoration Junior Chamber of Commerce and tive an and At Human toe city A F Combs f Womans Club handle of maintain an office tofomjation bootti Activifies Mrs Flos Bamws and Ibejffffn Club wfll arrange bridge oa sbopping touts and chfldrans entettam Mrs N Sen the Zonta JwiSfei State Civilian Otrector Gfeorge Owen about ob use of s C47 f or an air tear of tte county Ranch Market StahfteldsThreeH Ranch Mar feet itas been purcaased by Iftssitsanan of 4or of two supermarkets market known as Mr and Charles Hwtiesty managers of aatttet tor ade store becomes as of next Monday TtuwH Ranch Market has Oiarles R ant Donald last Hakes and his Bowerman Shell To Have Grand Opening This Weekend Casa Grande Soil Conservation District To Elect of the Casa Grande Soil Conservation District will go to tiie polls Saturday May 1 to elect two supervisors for the C R McGee and John Fearn incumbent supervisors appear to be the only candidates for the positions Both are circulating nominating petitions Fearn is chairman of the Casa Grande Board of Supervisors If feelected he will serve for six years until 1960 McGee js run ning for a four year term He has served two years as Zone Direc tor of Pinal County Soil Conserv ation Districts Voting will take place at the office of the Soil Conservation District 116 E 4th Casa Grande The polls will be open from 8 to noon City To Request Transfer Of Airport To City City Clerk E M Pederson re ported to the City Council at their meeting Monday night that K C Quillman Airport Engineer for tte Civil Aeronautics Admin istration U S Department of Commerce informed the City that thenext move hi regard to obtaining the Casa Grande Air port which has been declared excess is to officially request its transfer to the City under the provisions of Public Law No ISO Councilman L R Fabricant moved that the request be made immediately and the motion was seconded by Councilman J S Fanner and passed unanimous ly Adopt Hew Street Lighting The Council discussed a new lighting system for Second Street and additional lights for the res idential area The matter was tabled and the meeting recessed until Tuesday afternoon in order to receive suggestions from in terested citizens At the meeting Tuesday after noon the Council voted to sign a contract with the Arizona Public Service Company for a new light ing program It was agreed to install about 30 mercury vapor lamps in the business area of Second Street Which will provide lighting simi lar to that on Main Street in Mesa The new program is to start with lighting improvements on Second Street because it will be the new highway and improved lights will be extended into other parts of the business area as fast as the City can afford the cost Bowermans Shell Super Serv ice on the Tucson Highway at Brown Ave will have its grand opening on Friday Saturday and Sunday Although the station opened for business early in the year the grand opening has been delayed until everything was in smooth working order and minor con grand opening struction was completed The opening this weekend will feature many specialties for Casa Grandeans both in merchandise purchases and in prizes A num ber of major items wilt be given to free of charge Manager Leroy Bowerman has extended a cordial invitation to all residents of the area to come and visit the station during the The station feature two gas pump bays situated on a very spacious lot which allows easy access from the highwayThe modern station house contains a garage for auto repair and a combination sales roonvand office and rest room facilities Bowerman handles Shell pe troleum products and Goodyear tires and accessories The station employs three men Crackdown On Well Violators Being Planned Four Casa Grandeans Involved In State Code Cases A crackdown on reported vio of the groundwater codes by farmers in the Casa Grande area and other parts of the state was ordered Tuesday by State Land and Water Commissioner Roger Ernst Ernst said that action in eight cases four of them involving Casa Grande farms had been held up because the Commission was waiting on Supreme Court decisions regarding the constitu tionality of the 1948 Ground Wa ter Code and the 1953 Ground Water Act Since it appears that the Su premeCourt will be unable to give a decision on either law for quite some time Ernst said his office would wait no longer in prosecuting under the provisions of the 1945 and 1948 laws Using funds made available by the recent legislature Ernst will hire three investigators to check on all wells in the socalled criti cal areas set up under the vari ous legislative acts Casa Grandeans who are in volved in differences of opinion with the Commission are J A Fearu Paul M Brophy L S Steen and the Southwest Engi neering Co Ernst ordered a hearing of the Feam and Brophy cases however Thomas Kilcrease Casa Grandean Goes To Iran For Government Service of extending the better lighting both men refused to testify Thomas Kilcrease long time Casa Grande resident whose mother Mrs Minnie Kilcrease still living here is on Ws way to Teheran Iran Mr Kilcrease has been deputy director of maintenance and com mons service division of the At omic Energy Commission Jn Ida ho Falls for the past three years and will take ovbr dutiesms as sistant chief of the engineering and construction division for the foreign operations administration for the United States Moving to Casa Grande white a young boy Mr Kilcrease and his older brother V W Kilcrease both grew up in Casa Grande and went through the school sys tems here Dr V W Kilcrease now has claiming that their testimony might be used to incriminate them Both farm in the San Car losIrrigation and Drainage Dis trict and have drilled wells with out a permit the Commission churns At a March 26 discussion of the case the attorneys for Fearo and Brophy the doubted the authority of the Com against the an injunction Grande men L S Steen who has property north of Casa Grande is currently in court Steen has been charged with vi olating the 1948 Ground Water Code by deepening two of his wells without a permit Southwest Engineering is chal lenging the constitutionality of the Ground Water Code in a Supreme Court action Southwest Continued on Page 4 a chiropractic practice in Casa Grande Mrs Kilcrease the former Gladys Miles of Casa Grande will also be accompanying her husband to Iran and they will make two day stops in New York Cite London Paris Rome Cairo and Beirut Contributed To Crippled Child Fund A total of was contrib uted to the Countys Crippled Childrens Fund by Casa Gran deans Chairman Ross Phipps said Tuesday was given by pupils in the city schools was earned for the fund by the Brownies who sold paper lilies on the streets of Casa Grande last Saturday Picnic Planned For Chamber CM Commerce Group Members of the Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce their families and guests will be invit ed this week to the first annual C of C picnic to be held Sun day May 2 at Casa Grande Mountain Park Admission to the picnic win be for adults and 50 cents for Everything in the line of food and drink will be provid ed through the admission fee Everyone is requested to bring table service The picnic will start at aril last until late in the evening Mrs E D McBryde is in charge of arrangements City Adopts Registration List Of County Voters Within City Who Hove Begfetered This Year With County Can Vote In City Elections The City Council passed a res olution at its meeting Monday night providing that the City would recognize voters as being qualified electors if they are reg istered with the county and have resided in the City Of Casa Grande for six months previous to the election Anyone who is not registered with the county should dp so in order to be able to vote in city county and state elections Voters may register in Casa Grande at the office of E O Mason Justice of the Peace At torney E D McBryde or sit the City Clerks office In order to be qualified to vote in the coming City Bond Elec tion the voter besides being qualified as above provided must also pay real estate taxes within the city limits A real property taxpayer is a person who has paid a tax on real property within the munici pality either as one having legal title to real property or one ob ligated to pay the tax under the terms of a contract to purchase The Council approved the trans fer of tiie liquor license of the RelUys TaVern to Harold H Han sen who has purchased the tav ern City officials attending the meeting were Mayor Chet H Jones Countilmen Lee BeDillon Albert Cruz J B Brown J S Fanner and I K Fabricant City Clerk Ed Pederson City At torney E K Mangum Chief of Police Gordon Hardesty and Fire Chief Nathan Coxon Count 4H Fair Will Be Held This Weekend Many Fine Prizes to Be Awarded To County Youth A record number of entries are pouring into the county agents office for the Final County 4H Fair which will be held at Kenal worth School in Coolidge on SVi day and Saturday Close to 460 4H youths have registered their exhibits and that figure should jump to over 500 by the noon deadline today The record entry gives assur ance that this years fair Witt be the biggest and one of the best to the eighteen year history of the event Coonty Agent Ted Siek and Home Demonstration Agent Fran ces Lempe said Wednesday In the Home Economics depart ment clothing and room improve ment exhibits were received be tween 4 and 7 Wednesday AH clothing foods and other ex hibits will be received between 8 and 10 today Judging will take place between 10 am and 5 today In the Agricultural divisionex hibits of beef sheep swine and dairy cattle will be received be tween 4 and 7 today Judging will take place between 1 and 5 Friday The Fair will be open to the public at 9 Friday The program for Friday in the Agricultural division is 1 to pjn Dairy Showmanship and Judging to 5 pjn Poultry and Rabbit judging to Swine and Sheep judging to 5 Beef judging 1 to 2 Vegtable judging in Boom 8 and at T the Fat Stock Auc tion Sale in the livestock arena Advance information indicates that the bidding in the Fat Stock Auction Sate win be lively The qualify of the animals this year is considered exceptionally good On Saturday the Poultry Fit ting and Showmanship contest will take place between 8 and 9 am Poultry Judging for Bound Up teams will take place between 9 and 10 ajn Swine Showman ship wilt be presented in the live stock arena between 8 and 9 and Beef Showmanship will oc cupy the arena between 9 and noon Following a 12 noon dinner the Awards Program will be present WATER STORAGE At Coolidge Dam Water Storage at Coolidge Dan ai 7 m c acnrfaet BowlARena To Hold Grand Opening Friday Open To Public Friday Start Bowling Sat given between 9 Judging in the ed Events in the Home Economics division will get underway at 9 tomorrow with a seriesof clothing demonstrations that will last until 4 Home furnish ings demonstrations and demon strations of the preparation of food and dairy products will be and 5 pjn Junior Dress Revue will be held at 4 Judging in the Senior Dress Re vue will be held at Rehearsal for the big evening dress revue will be held at 5 with the actual show ai 6 pjn f Persons attending the Fair to attend the Fat Livestock Auction will be able to see the Dress Re vue while they eat the BarB Que supper put on by the Continued on Page 1 Sec 3 North School To Hold Concert And Variety Show Sidney Rosbaeh Music Super j visor in the elementary schools I announced this week that the an Casa Grandes brand new i nuat North School variety BowlARena will open its doors band concert would be held to the public Friday evening from on Thursday night April Jn 7 until 10 oclock fqr a sneak prei the North School audStorium be view of its six sparWing alteys gjnnfng at 800 thtn Saturday morning at 11 The program wilt consist of se odock the lanes will officially be Jecied acte fjom the cjass assem opened for the first bowlers i blies given during the year the The long awaited project will chorus under the direction still be lacking minor finishing touches but these will be added later in order to give anxious bowlers a chance to test the new alleys according to C M Fritzin gcr American Legion Bowling Committee chairman During the grand showing Fri day night coffee and doughnuts jv ISO will be served visitors The layout is completely up to trie above pictos taken early this week shows the BowlARehas six alteys ready and waiting be used with Ihe balls already in the return racks In the foreground can be seeii the two electronic Telescore machines The BowlARena is holding its grand opening Friday and Saturday date and features all the modern bowling alley features such as electronic foul and score board devices The BowlAHerta will also have its own snack and re freshment stand the SnaekA Rena which will have complete sandwich and fountain service Alex N Nader is to manage the alleys which are an American Legion project Mr Nader has been employed by the O S Stap Icy Co for the past year and is formerly of Miami where he of Miss Madala music teacher at North School and the band eon cert under the direction of Mr Rosbaeh Three bands will participate including the beginning inter mediate and advanced bands with a total membership of near Drive tife You Save May Be Your Own Cotton Market Report Closing quotations on cotton during the week according to figures furnished by tne Western Cotton Products Company fol low Thursday Monday coached and refereed high school Tuesday Continued on Page 19 I Wednesday inoon Xtae 3378 3382 3376 3376
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