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Page Signal Newspaper Archive: November 30, 1961 - Page 1

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   Page Signal (Newspaper) - November 30, 1961, Page, Arizona                                Strvifigthe Interests of Glen Canyon Community Reinhold w 1255 4 1 Arizona free Up Now Christmas contests and programs to keep both Page youngsters and Jit Yuletide spirits were announced today by the Page Rec reation Recreation Association Chairman Giles Anderson announced that the third annual Childrens Christmas Stocking Party will be at 1 16 atflie City To finance this the Rec reation Association will with little red buckets on tripods in which contributions may be Local civic t h e American Womans Club and are being con tacted to man the buckets They will be out three days each week for the next three generally in the town shopping Last year over was con but the Recreation Asso ciation ran in the red in ooyering expenses of the party X Santa Glaus will be present to visit with the young He is to arrive in his special and will be driv en from the airport oh a fire truck Mid escorted by Rangers with their oar sirens screaming to clear the for The adult program is a Christ mas home lighting broken into two one for transit houses and trailers and the other for larger permanent The Recreation Association will award three prizes in each for for second and for third for a total of in An additional honorary award will be presented the business firm Continued on Page Two November 1961 to Address at Post i i NORTHLAND VISITOR Arizonas Democratic Congressman Morris visited in Flagstaff with Plait pub lisher of the Page before heading for Page to be speaker at the poet office dedication here SJGNALfoto t Newspaper Opens Off ices In Page were opened by the Page Signal recently at 1 Page just off with Neil Joyce Richardson as editor and adver tising Residents are ask ed to call MI 52312 with news preferably in the or to address their items to the Page Box The Signal is interested in re ceiving local news of clubs and womens events and sports and will make every attempt to keep the community informed of area Dam Now Stands 325 Feet High Figures available on 24 show that the Glen Canyon Dam to now 325 feet high at block witfi the addition of cubic yards of concrete in the previous Itotal concrete in the dam now stands at cubic irtjfle the power plant contains cubic yante of concrete Wverflow at Leei Ferry oa was Operations of an accommoda lion school being unfamiliar to many residents of a num ber of questions have been asked The questions were answered a the 21st meeting of the PTA by Percy immediate past chairman of the School Advisory Introducing Lee ex plained that answers to tlie ques tions received had been obtaine through state and federa Following are the questions rais ed and the answers given by Marks Q Who finances Page school district There IB no Page school dis trict the schools are operated as an accommodation by the county schools Does the Bureau of Recla mation pay extra to the county for operation of the schools There to HO connection be tween the bureau and the financ ing or operation of the Q HowTnuch per pupil does the school receive A School operations are based oa the average daily attendance ADA of pupils and the state pays per year for each the county pays while the federal public school law in the caae of accommodation areas such as about per if the parent and works oa fed eral la the case where the parent lives on goveraraeat property or to employed oa fed eral bat lives off the raser the federal law far half Maxhwun payment la the Mchoote la Page would amount to about 1369 per child if attendance at school were 109 percent actu the Page schools receive about per Q How many pupils should be assigned to individual teachers A While DO recommendation was forthcoming from the county raid the Ideal to raid to be SO students per teacher in the elementary aad 25 in high In Page there are 300 high school stu dents and 17 teachers sec ondary pupils with SO Q Does Arizona law require kindergarten If why three in Page A The Arizona constitution Continued on Page Two Arizona Congressman Morris Udall toured several areas of the state before heading for Page tc be the featured speaker at the post office dedication Saturday at The Democratic congressman spoke met with the Navajo Tribal Council and visited in Coolidge and Tucson before coming to He hopes to Glen Canyon Dam during his stay hererhe i Host for the dedication cere monies will be Cathryn Pulsi Among the notables to Visi Page for the program are Mrs John Page widow of the man for whom the community is nam and their Jean Page Kilgore of and H postal real estate officer from Welcoming the visitors and Page residents to the new post office project con struction engineer of the Glen Can yon The Invocation will be by the First Southern Baptist Pulsifer will make acknowledg An American Legion color guard will raise a once flown over the post after it is presented to Page by The high school band will present a 15 minute concert under the direction of Tracy Earl Brothers will act as master of The John Sulli Immaculate Heart of Mary will give the As sponsors of the dedication the Chamber of Com merce is also hosting a tour of the post office and will serve re freshments to visitors and Pictures of earlier postal facili ties and other pictures depicting the progress of the community post office will be Pulsifer Construction on the new facility began and the 11 staff members moved in July Special envelopes have been de veloped by Brothers and are available in any quantity with out charged at the Firestone Store on 9th Street These may be Continued on Page Two Whirlpool Now Available At Hospital With a tongue twisting name such as the Mobile Hydromassage baqua Therapy it was only natural that the newly installed machine W Page Hospital receive an easier So the whirl pool The additional facility arrived in Page 20 to aid in physical therapy said Lyle hospital and it has been in use daily since it was installed The therapy which has the approval of the Council on Physical is 28inches 20 inches wide and 36inclies It has a water capacity of i 60 to 85 and is made of stainless Operator of the whirlpool is John registered who has lately taken special in struction in physical therapy prac Use of the pool is com ining heated water and air cur ents to aid in restoring full use to broken limbs and in other medical cases where therapy is A turbine is positioned to give pre determined amounts of pressure and air in individual therapy cas Temperature of the water is also a factor in the We are highly pleased to be able to offer this additional service at the said and ts a genuine since wtients formerly had to travel to Phoenix for the treatment can now Holiday Spent In Quiet Thanksgiving In Page Thoughts of the folks back home and of former Thanksgiving Days spent in towns older than Page occupied many of this new citys while others welcomed riends and relatives to their new homes and trailers here still others left Page to visit in Flag Phoenix and as far away as aim But for most people the raditional turkey and receded by heartfelt thanks to pointed up the peace and plenty of this Here is how some of your Page neighbors spent their ing Day and Cecil 372 welcomed their daughter and her Pat home from Arizona State University at for a quiet family John McKenzie and his newcomers to dined in their trailer on Vista Avenue while they watched for possible custom ers on their trailer sales and 842 left Wednesday evening for Palni Springs to visit with their daughter and her and Paul and grand daughter The Lunds re turned to Page Sunday and Vincent Haight vis ited friends in Phoenix and attend ed the football game on returning to Page on Former Page and Troy Lambert spent Thanks giving in Bitter Springs setting up their new glad just to get things put away and A pleasant day doing nothin was spent by and William 207 Gum Bill Lee and his wife and and daughter Margaret en joyed turkey and the etceteras in a quiet celebration in their home at 301 Navajo and Bud Rusho and their four Becky and had a fam ily gathering in their home at 207 j Continued ota Page Two   

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