Casa Grande Dispatch, December 2, 1954

Casa Grande Dispatch

December 02, 1954

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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - December 2, 1954, Casa Grande, Arizona 1156 STATS OF ARIZ DEP7 0 LIB AKCUIV2S STATE ROG3 309 PHOENIX ARIZ CaAa PINAL COUNTYS LEADING NEWSPAPEB Reports Thmsdav Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesdav Precip Max Min 0 82 42 0 80 37 80 39 79 35 30 40 72 51 71 43 CASA GRANDE ARIZONA THURSDAY DECEMBER 2 1954 lOc Per Copy NUMBER 48 Cotton Harvest In County Is 34 Complete Payments To Pickers Total During Past Week The cotton harvest in Pina Coxmtv is now 94J complete with approximately more bales to bv gmnedl There is still some ott0n fhat is growing and the picking Ibis wilt be delayed until the first lullmg Jrost The loni ratigi weather forecast pre dict a Jfrost for December 5 The ASES was not successful in iisoouragmg additional work ers from coming into the area As a lesuli people are coining in every day and there is no work or bousing available for them Payments to hand cotton pick ers this past week amounted to Of this total 00 was paid out in the Casa njel Maricopa Stanfield area was paid out in the CocJidge Florence area and was paid out in the Elop area according to W J Soteau Pmal County Manager for Hie Arizona State Jpmployment Service Missouri Couple Visit County As Guests Oi Final Development Board A Shell Oil company ieeh nolagKft and his wife from Mis Spurt will visit Pinal county in January as guests of the Final County Development hoard it announced this tveek by Rotary Club Presents Check To Hoemako Hospital file Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce and active develop at board worker The Tisitors Mr and Mrs Ray xrf Richmond CGUHS Football Banquet To Be Held Tonight Casa Grande High Schools An nual Football Banquet will be held at St Anthonys Hall to night Thursday at The pjayers coaches faculty members and their guests will be served dinner by the Ladies President Vern Walton of the Casa Grande Botary Club is above presenting an check to a number xf other community projects Stanfield School Reaches Record Enrollment 1035 Enrollment at Stanfield lu mentary School has reached an 2000 Kids Asked To Christmas Party At Casa Grande Dec 24 faycees Will Hold Gala Shower Of Sweets For isacks were dtstrtmted a vear i I Bags of rarjdy fruit and nuts will Valley Children be furnished each child present For the first time in history be served dinner bv the Ladies i 0 Featured by a Shower of the traditional party will be ft Sodality of the Church and Clyde Sweets for 2000 youngsters ortho nanced without soliciting dona SmithVhead Grande Valley the seventh from merchants The bill State College at Tempe will annual childrens Christmas Party i WiH be met by profits from the guest speaker sponsored by the Casa Grande Circus sponsored by the i Junior Chamber of Commerce j Jaycees in will be held at Casa Grande at The children of the Valley got a p m December 24th it was an another big Christmas gift this nounced this week by C J with the announcement by DD Jaycee president f Henry manager of the The party will be featured bv a Paramount Theater that a free program to be given at the base show for children will be given of a giant illuminated Christmas in his theater at twooclock De High School Superintendent Loren Curtis will act as master ofceremonies and during the everting cocaptains Riftin Curtis and Junior Tate will speak for the team Coach Al Van Hazel will intro duce the lettexmen to those pres District Governor Frank Gordon duce the lettermen to those presof a giant iiiummatea unnstmas ui ms meaier ai iww u ent The school will invite local tree to be erected at the intersec cember 23rd The program wril enthusiasts to the event of Third and Florence streets be comprised of a group of shorts The tree will be a pine freshly cartoons and one feature picture cut in the Catalina National ForJ It will be a one and onehalf hour program Ed Carrington is general chair man of the Jaycees Yuletide tivities committee Subcommit tees are headed by the following cochairmen Street Jerry Hu man Paul Modlin jing popularity bf the Jaycees Childrens PartyJ B Brown I annual Christmas party the numi Dick Anderson Shelby Branum ber of children expected to par Tree Bobert Morris Tom l Bowles Public Relations Bob Gold Dust Gives Valleyites A Dim View Motorists And Patrol Have Troubles Part of Texas blew through the Casa Grande Valley Monday gtv ing everyone a dim view of a 84 opposite the airport Taken to Hoemako hospital was Gilbert CaStillo 31yearold Eloy con tjmiihwpst dust storm uasrmo Jiyearom cauy wi mentary thstr3Ction He suffered a hgK dust on their holidaycleaned furniture merchants hoped that customers could find Ihe stores that are loaded with Christmas merchandise but motorists uies ui merchanaise out motorists a suburb of St Louis thc Anzona Highway Patrol tree trip LJ nt all a free weeklong trip through Arizona Pays program the Phrase had the worst time of all Hundreds of motorists were jammed up on Valley highways will fee in the state from accordmg to Lt Robert Trias in tarv a through January IB j eharge of Highway Patrol in this m Final county pn January j area were report 33 ed around Casa Grande during the said with crashes coming at the rate of one per hour in the entire Casa Grande ElovCoolidgeFlorence area the height of the storm Award Banquet Honors 4H Club Leaders Winners broken arm and severe lacera tions Doctors at first thought that amputation would be neces sary but yesterday said they thought the arm would be saved Castillo with his wife and three young children was northbound on 84 going at a rate of children now on the roster according to Robert Chastain su perintendent The peak enrollment last year was reached in December with 976 children in the school At the present rate of increase there fould easily be 200 in excess of on ot gouig ai me ocnjld easily be zw in excess 01 according to Patrolman that figure during December this en he entered Oscar Baron when he entered thedust storm He struck the are children in the ine ausi storm nc There are cnuaren in me of one car driven by an Illinois ifir 222 second grade woman bounced off it and nit 142 138 fourth broadside against a parkeG car V 101 Krade 100 sixth tr grae oo broadside against a parkeG car erade grade 100 sixth driven by a man from Mississippi grade 67 seventh grade and 66 No other injuries were reported P TIM GRADY CO in the eighth grade Records were also broken By hundred and thirteen 4tt Leaders and Award Winners and gmsste attended the first annual Ill leader and County Awards Winners banquet al Coolidge No vember 23 Jloward Baker Assistant Di rector at the Agricultural Exten Service at the University of i was the guest speaker County 4H Leaders re ceived pins and certificates Mrs Ruth Boh Mrs Annie Masiue both 5 year Silver Clover awards for their of lead Several 4H boys and girls Ksseived County Awards to out project work These were made possible tbrtragfe the National Awards Pit I iVCW V ithe cafeteria when 720 children I xvere served last Wednesday i Stanfield now boasts a faculty of 26 members but additions may Llit VA which lasted from 11 until jg approximately 6 Trias stop r ped northbound traffic on highj DEALER rUH way 84 Motorists were kept off jim Qrady owner of the Jim be necessary the hlghway from 4 until the Grady Company announces that f New buildings completed the wind died down Trias said he has been appointed Magnavox past year were intended absorb Only serious injury occurred in dealer for Casa Grande Valmost of ttte classes so it a threecar tangle on Highway ley would not be necessary to use the 14YearOld Boy Accidentally Shot His A fourteenyearold Casa Gran de boy died Sunday night at Hpe Ee Achievement Sandra Taylor Bettv Potts Casa Grande a Taylor Eloy Granoft Jjeny Suzanne Hall The Jim Grady Company Will j old barracks type buildings handle a complete line of the Magnavox televisions radios and JJIVITE RESIDEWTS combination radiophonographs loon TO The Magnavox Company is one IV of the pioneer manufacturers of OLD TIMERS PICNIC the electronics industry and Mag Tim navok is recognized as one of the The semiannual Old Ti finest products on the market Iprauc to be held Sunday at the Mr Grady states that they will John Colvm ranch 1 mite de boy died Sunday mgm ai noeMr Grady states that tney win jonn m mako Hospital the result of being COntinufi to handle the Philco south of Gasa Grande promisesto the hv i nffpr preat entertainment lor j offer great entertainment for many Casa Grandeans and out BIDS ON NEW i oftowners alike Only qualification for eligibility AFTERNOON ito attend is that the Old Timer Bids for the construction and must have lived 1 est especially for display in Casa Grande i Greetings from Santa Claus en ir i i itertainment by special entertain At ItOtarY 1 ers who will accompany him and j music will highlight the program i Due to the increasing popula i tioa of the Valley and the grow Inn rtf ticipate this year lias been set at the 2000 compared vmn with some 1500 to whom gift 1 Frank Guthrie Howard Herman Homes Jtad Buaness Firms To Vie For Christmas Decorating Honors Jaycees Oifer Cask District Governor Frank Xmos Decorations Home owners and merchants of Casa Grande wilt vie for honors in the field of Yuletide decora1 tions again this year in the HomesBusiness Christmas dec jJlStiiCI Gordon of District 166 of Rotary j oration contest traditionally stag International held an official led by the Casa Grande Junior visit at lie regular meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Casa Grande Rotary Club Tuesi Prizes totalling will be day noon I awarded householders whose out Governor Gordon spoke on the door Christmas decorations are vjovernor un UVJA Golden Anniversary of Rotary judged the best from the stand and outlined the various pro ooint of appropriateness ingenm grams and activities of Rotary jty and artistic qualities Dftcora There were a large of tions may be floodlighted or otn RntnTv jllnminatpfi Threetrizesl Boskets For Thirty Needy Families The Casa Grande Junior Chamber of Commerce will supply up to thirty needy families with Christmas food baskets this year The food is being donated by cooperating merchants and wholesalers H you know of a needy family who you believe worthy to receive one of the baskets notify C Jl Wilson Jaycee telephone 33S3 or Committee Chairman Warren Don 3865 visitors from the Maricopa Club present to hear the gover nor sas accidentally shot in the head a younger rousm The accident i took place at the Diwan Singh camp 4 miles northeast of Casa Crande The boys father Fernando Acosla and Joe Lopez Sr of Phoenix had just returned to the allu J1IC Acosta home from hunting Mr ted bv architects to cost ap will Lopez unloaded or thought will be op The potiuck luncheon will i cerved at 1 o clock and a Ue5ua Casa Grande club had been work ing with these men the past few weeks in aneffort to form a Ro tary Club at Eloy It was an nounced that an organizational meeting would be held Thursday night in Eloy to which local club members were invited Larry Knight student Rotarian for the past six weeks was called Upon and made a short talk orv his impressions of Rotary j Cotton Market Report Closing quotations on cotton during the week according to figures furnished by the Casa Grande Cotton Oil Mill follow j Dec Mar j be awarded i1 Only homes and business WISimila pies will be offered firms who The for business firms for decorations i intent to compete will be eligible erwise illuminated Three prizes of and respectively entries arereceived either in store terior decorations windows or exfor the prizes s or both telephone C J Contestants ma nor aecorauons or uoiu The Jaycees have obtained 1000 cee Present at 3333 booklets containing ideas for ably byfilling in tod i Yuletide decorations for both attached entrv blank the ue homes and business firms These Jack heaa homes an usness rms booklets will be furnished free to the Jaycees HomeBusiness Uec all contestants the same day their oration Committee to 3429 3438 3424 3412 3462 3473 3452 3445 Foods Demonstration to put in a Elov closet in into the room where there were several child Sandra Taylor rfin and was pumping and snap ping the gun as he had seen his teom Improvement Suzanne father do when it went off The iSay Shepara hullei found its mark m his ft Casa Grande Dispatch Under New Ownership and Rural Arts I Fernando Acosta Jr was born r ElW 4H Club 20 1940 in Phoenix Sandni Eloy Through arrangements of Cole Hall Eloy land MjaudT the body was taken to funeral ser Continued 5 vires will be held County Tax Assessor Starts Cars for 1953 The Motor Vehicle Division m office of Wyly Parsons Coun1 f f Assessor started uie registra tion of motor vehicles for 1955 tin December 1 lljis applies only to such ve iides With Arizona titles in Anzona in 1954 New in December must toe registerea card wili be mailed within 24 e r fbe current year betere 1955 except on possible apply for 1955 registra wiU V m in pcl fteabered metal tete wffl be is be attached to1854 plates by tttle check xlt cars desiring 1 should send hours Veterans and widows wishing tie claim exemption on car lieu tax may not do so until the first Monday m January that being the first day that exemption affi davits may be filed with the as sessor under the exemption law Parsons hopes that as many as possible apply for 1955 registra tion in December either in per son or by mail so the usual Jan uary rush may be avoided as much as possible December registrations will be iri Florence only Parsons wiU op en branch in Eloy Cool Casa Grande during and registration Change Is Effective With This Issue Walter Averffl Is New Owner The Casa Grande Dispatch was sold this week by C W Cleary to Walter A Averill of Seattle The transfer becomes effective with this issue of the Dispatch Cleary owner and publisher of this newspaper sinee will retire from active business short ly after the first of the year He and Mrs Cleary will continue to make their home here Publisher Avenll comes to Grande after having made a sur vey of Arizona as a place to live He brings with him his wife ahd his daughter Vir Averill has been in the and printing field all of his life having started as a reporler and departmental leditor in Iowa m Chicago and in Ta coma Wash More recently he was vice president of Pacific Building Engineer Inc Seat JR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Yuletide Decoration Contest OFFICIAL ENTRY BLANK I wish to makf the followmg entry K Location 2 Classification Business CT 3 Entrant Notre Address This blank must bo mailed to the Casa GranJv ot Commerce P O Box 147 Casa Grande esj Resid ntal T oren C LiOHS Club Loien s Curtis S1tpcnntendcnt of Cf a Grande Uinon tHg School the Lions uwo K s chairman of Among the I at v c vatae is 0S 000 which includes buildings arid equipment Mr Curtis stated that the Hofen district U now op budf t of supplying 26 teachers and eight buse to tte t district t 570 with 194 Lion President Guy It leported that Rri was iblc due ti icknobs Riadi of sod club to the Strftt Prison K of the Warden for lunch and a club voted to make the vi day night in lieu of thr Monday meetms The Uailiv e held at CounUy pn Pn Prettvman chaivnian fw cted iasT years by fOO each day t HP added that Elementary School that thc s in the pat pre to graduating Jafiuary as usual ma contest sponsored by the Anzona Newspaper Company of Seattle Inc if ma cons spos PuSl fehers Barely visible is an award preserved tn spciaiizing in publication lace m bv reral he arey visie spci Newspaper Association for first place m C0nlmercial printing on Jaspers of class in the natoi and In closing Mr Curtis stated that records would back him up to the fact that students the Casa Grande Union High School are classed among the finest in At Coolidge Dam WATER STORAGE The Water Storage at Coolidge Dam at 7 Wednesday is ;