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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - December 8, 1933, Winslow, Arizona SERVING NORTHERN ARIZONA THE LARGEST CITY IN NORTHERN IS THE DIVISION POINT FOR THE A. T. & S. F. IS THE ONLY POINT OF CONTACT IN ARIZONA ON THE NEW ANGELES AIRMAIL LINE IS ON U. S. HIGHWAY 66. VOLUME 42 Local Folk Will Share Loan Funds Approximately 30 Loans Expected Before Jan. 1 Approximately 30 homeowners in Winslow should receive loans totaling over before Jan. 1, from the Arizona branch of the Home Owners Loan Corporation at it was declared here this week by the local board handling applications for Eight of these loans should be received a very few it was since titles on eight properties have been ordered by the state loan one of the last steps before a loan is The estimate of the number of loans that would be received here was based upon a statement recently of W. Roy head of the state loan that all applications filed before Sept. 1, would be acted upon by Jan. 1, 1934. Commencing next week the corporation expected to close at least 25 loans distributing each Approximately will be put into circulation by April 1. To in appraisals have already been More than has already been apportioned home owners in Arizona for purposes other than while more than has been paid in Mr. said Last Friday the Phoenix office set a record when 21 applications were involving a total of j W. R. in of the office said the in home loan bonds to satisfy The remainder was distributed in the largest being for payment of county the sum totaling The following was the distribution for other city and paving All payments were in Winslow homeowners have filed more than 50 applications for a total of nearly it was Highway Accidents Damage Cars While Sparing Occupants Miraculously escaping serious the passengers and drivers of two automobile accidents which literally demolished the escaped injury in the one of which occured Sunday afternoon and the other Monday A owned by Frank of Keams and driven by David crashed from a nine-foot over a wash five miles west of Holbrook Sunday afternoon demolishing the but with the exception of minor injuries to Mrs. Frank Hilda and the none of the eight passengers were According to the report filed with Corporal W. W. of the Holbrook Arizona Highway the party had attended festivities in Winslow Saturday night and were enroute back to Keams Canyon when the driver evidently asleep at the wheel and the machine careened off the turning over several times but eventually righting The motor and running gear of the machine were literally but the body remained sparing possible serious injury to the occupants of the Judge P. A. Sawyer was the driver of the first car appearing on the scene following the accident and removed the injured women to his home in Holbrook where first aid was - Ralph Winslow auto dealer estimated the value of the machine following the accident at not more than whereas it had formerly been valued at he was L. 40, received painful injuries in the collision between a truck driven by Dow Rhoten of Lakeside and the in which he was driven by H. on Page TEN PAGES NEW IRRIGATION WORK FORMED BY BIG MARGIN By a vote of 146 to 28, landowners in southern Navajo county voted in favor of creating a new irrigation district at a special election held last Saturday with polling places maintained at Taylor and The new to be known as the Creek Water Conservation and Power will add 4,000 acres of tillable land present 2,000 acres now contained in the Irrigation as well as providing additional water power The vote on the formation of a drainage district in connection also carried by a vote of 103 to 35. The three candidates for directors who were backed by the sponsors of the new district received the following 144; C. J. 146; Logal 146. The candidates of the old district opposed to the extension received the following V. L. 28; J. Lester 32; Virgil T. 25. As a result of the large majority in favor of the creation of the new district and making application for funds to carry out the the for to finance the work will go forward immediately to the Public Works Upon approval of the application a bond election will be held in the and those who have sponsored the movement and led the fight declare that actual construction work will be under way early next Rescue And First NAVAJO DECEMBER 8, 1933 - WINSLOW MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES ONE YEAR SIX SINGLE COPY 5c NUMBER 19 Road Aid In Gois GOVERNOR LAUDS LYNCH PARTY Being Given Here Instruction in first aid and rescue five nights a week at the Guild the direction of A. V. Von was started Monday Dec. 4. The instruction is a part of vocational training being carried on under the supervision of Herman E. Arizona state superintendent of public instruction with George Sanders in charge of this branch of the work for the The classes are being carried on in conjunction with the fire departments of the communities of the and include building inspection and fire fire control and first aid and rescue Under present an instructor will return to Winslow some time in March to continue this and again in At the end of that those who have taken the course of instruction will be well qualified in this it is Members of the Winslow fire department are taking the instruction but the classes are open to anyone desiring this it During the time he is Von Rhein will speak before the various civic organizations of the at the several or wherever he is RITES HELD Dec. 7 - Funeral services were held early this week for 83, who died Saturday in the Yavapai county i U. S. Routes 66 And 260 To Be Greatly Improved Soon Q. R. manager of the National Re-employment office for Navajo yesterday announced that according to available 166 men have been placed on Civilian Works Program work in Navajo through registrations in the reemployment In the office has placed nine men on regular road contract jobs this it was registrations of men seeking employment have been coming in the last several said Mr. who stated that 33 registered the first two days of this are particularly anxious at this time to register all those out of Mr. Gardner Ray state reemployment manager has written the offices requesting that every effort be made at this time to complete the lists of unemployed in order that all may be back on a job within the shortest possible wish at this time to make a special appeal to all those who have not yet registered to do so Reports from Apache county state that a majority of those who have been unemployed in that county have been placed back on and there is very few without work at this Ray state reemployment the Navajo county manager that all unemployed women in the county should register at once at the reemployment office in order that the office may be of service to BACK Gov. James of California as he gave frank approval to the actions of a mob which lynched John Holmes and Thomas confessed kidnapers and in San Calif. He said learn they can't kidnap in this APPROVAL OF CITY'S WER CWA PROJECT EXPECTED 00N AFTER RECENT REVISION Election Date Set For Holbrook Water Supply Improvement to Winslow Dec. 7- An election be held here Dec. 16, for the purpose of ascertaining the wishes of property owners relative to the proposed water supply improvement a loan of 848,200 for will be asked of the federal public works if the election carries in favor of the Under the plan the loan of public money would be used to purchase an artesian well on seven acres of ground three or four miles west of the the laying of a six-inch pipe line from the well to the the construction of a storage and the necessary pumps and other If the money is secured through the public works a third of the loan will be a gift of and the balance payable over a period of 30 MYSTERY IS ENDED Dec. 7--Finding of the body of Octaviano 70-year-old in a one and one-half miles southwest of Nelson this ended the mystery of the man's disappearance i 13 months Nearly 100 Men Employed On County And City Projects Approval by the federal civil works administration of sewer extension and improvement project is expected at an early date by city officers according to information given out this The project was rejected by the national board last week following approval the week previous by the state The amount estimated for materials was too large in proportion to the total figure for the it was City Engineer Frank R. Goodman returned to the city Monday evening from Phoenix where he spent two days conferring with the state and revising the data to bring the project within the regulations of the civil works The projects for the improvement of the road from Winslow to the Wallace Ranger for a distance of 12 the improvement of the Long Valley road from for a distance of 26 were both it was The first was withdrawn in order to concentrate work on projects nearer to the and the which was considered more the second was abandoned when it was learned that consent of Coconino in which most of the proposed improvement would be was In the meantime nearly a hundred men have been employed this city and county street on page Next Meeting Of Local Chamber Of Commerce 13 OSCAR DIES AT NAVAJO MONDAY MORNING Joint Masonic services were held at the Richey Funeral Parlors in Gallup Tuesday at 2:30 p. for Oscar W. who died J at his home in Navajo at 11:15 a. m. following an illness of several months Immediate cause of death was given as with his elder brother came to Arizona more than 20 years and has been identified with banking and livestock interests in northern Arizona ever Edwin J. Marty died in 1927, and is buried in The younger brother was operating the store at which was also owned by Edwin before his at the time of his death this Mrs. Marty left with the body for Cottage where burial will be made in the family it was Local Legion Post Held Services For Sunday ARIZONA AND NEVADA JOIN IN FEDERAL HIGHWAY CEREMONIES The monthly the Winslow Chamber of Commerce will be held next Wednesday Dec. 13, at the Guild hall at 7 it was announced by W. L. secretary this A number of important and interesting developments in the city will be discussed during the it was and an unusually large attendance is since interest has steadily grown for the past several The St. Martha's Guild of the Episcopal church will serve the the announcement Dec. 7 - Standing near the base of gigantic Boulder Governor Moeur of Arizona and Lieut. Governor Morley of exchanged greetings Sunday amid the noise of diamond drills as 2,000 persons gathered at Willow Beach to celebrate the starting of work on the Vegas The which will be the only entry into the Boulder dam region will be 78 miles long. It is being constructed by the federal Accompanying Governor Moeur and Lieut. Gov. Griswold were their Returning to Willow Beach the officials took part on the program wilh W. Stewart acting as master of Governor Moeur and Lieut. Gov. Griswold were the principal The latter predicted a union of southern Nevada and northern Arizona into vast with Boulder dam as the central drawing power and a hard surfaced highway as the connecting The Arizona chief executive urged his listeners American citizens to in their power to co-operate with President Roosevelt in his efforts to our nation out of its present The celebration officially was scheduled to open at Long before that thousands were standing in line to on page State Highway Patrol Warns Auto Drivers Full American Legion funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon for John C. 51, who died in Winslow Nov. 9, following a short Hartley's body had been held at the John Drumm Mortuary during a search for relatives in adjoining Previous to his death he had been employed by the Hart Cattle company near Services were directed by the Rev. David former chaplain of the A firing squad of eight men under a two color bearers and two color six and the bugle and drum corps numbering 23 participated in the which were attended by approximately 50 ex-service in addition to Calendar Call Held Monday In Holbrook Calendar call was held Wednesday in Holbrook in the superior court before Judge P. A. and practically all lawyers of Navajo county it was Dates were set many cases to be tried during the court which will open it was Speeding Auto Hits Workers Joseph City Men Occupants Are Jailed At Holbrook Evan 45, of j and Merlin 17, son of | Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Richards of | Joseph had a narrow escape | at 5:45 o'clock Wednesday ning when they we're struck by a speeding automobile while at work with a construction crew building a. box culvert on U. S. Highway 66 in Joseph Despite the fact that lights had been placed on the highway on both sides of construction detour the speeding driven by S. of struck the detour sign in its mad flight hurling parts of the sign for a distance of over 30 feet and plunged into the crew of workmen seriously injuring I Larson and young j The men were rushed to Holbrook for medical attention and j Richards did not recover ness until approximately an hour At first it was thought that his injuries would prove Both men suffered severe cuts and bruises about the head and j Accompanying Davey in the car were W. W. also of owner of the and Mrs. Gladys Smith and Mrs. j Jane two j whom the men had picked up and j were taking to Los 1 When the party approached the Highway Patrol station just west of Davey not only failed to stop but increased his speed and Alvin Stradling immediately gave He was a short distance behind the speeding car when the accident having been unable to overtake them since they maintained a speed of 60 miles an hour after running past the patrol Sheriff O. C. Williams was summoned immediately following the accident and placed all the occupants of the car under and they are being held county jail at Holbrook pending the outcome of the injuries sustained by Larson and Davey is being held under a charge of reckless driving while the others are being detained as Schaeffer Named Revenue Collector Legalization Tuesday Caused No Sensation Among Drinkers Here Verv Few Demonstrations Anywhere Iii State Or Nation Staged To Greet Official Repeal Of Prohibition Official repeal of the eighteenth amendment to the constitution of the United States Tuesday was not marked by any unusual celebrations or ceremonies by any group of people in a check-up this week end Although the drinking of strong liquor was legal Tuesday evening and if difference was noted throughout the Drug stores are selling some of the favorite brands of in but no one George J. this week became deputy collector of internal revenue for the counties of Navajo and He succeeds H. O. who resigned recently after holding the post since 1923. j Schaeffer will make his quarters in GiRL BURNS TO DEATH j Melba 18, was fatally burned Wednesday afternoon at a farm near when a can of | kerosene exploded while she was attempting to light a fire in the I kitchen MRS. SAMPSON FUNERAL SET FOR TOMORROW Arrangements for the funeral services of Mrs. Nellie pioneer Winslow who died from pneumonia Wednesday evening in Albuquerque at the home of her Dr. Jellett have not been definitely it was pending receipt of word from Services will be probably held tomorrow it was ' ' Mrs. Sampson was the wife of the late Dr. P. Sampson of and leaves a number of relatives throughout Surviving her are Dr. Jellett Cornish of a Paul Coffin of a Mrs. H. T. Wilson of another Mrs. Howard of a Ralph Sampson of this another son in George a Ben of and a Mrs. E. of A. Association Held Meet Tuesday Afternoon Is Willing was the subject discussed by Mrs. John at the regular meeting of the Association held at the Washington school Tuesday Mrs. ably discussed this with several excellent suggestions being presented by a number of the mothers Other numbers on the afternoon's program included group directed by Mrs. Selmer Miss Marion 3-B class sang two Miss Mary Buchanan's 5-B under the direction of Miss Marie also presented two vocal Mrs. John Purdy read the president's and a short business meeting Refreshments were served at the close of the meeting by the mothers and teachers of the pupils in rooms 3-B and 5-B. HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION WORK NEARLY FINISHED IN THIS AREA Corporal W. W. of the Arizona Highway Patrol station in issued a warning this week to ail automobile drivers that the patrol will not tolerate lights on machines in the future and that drivers will be forced to repair lights before they can proceed over the accidents occur when drivers are allowed to proceed over the highways wilh only one light on their Will we cannot tolerate evasion of the state law in this in the Christmas Seal Sale Drive Goens With thousands of Christmas Seals in the directed to the local yesterday opened the twenty-seventh annual drive to aid the national league in its meritorious All responses to personal appeals should bt mailed to Mrs. Horace corresponding secretary to With one road project practically the five road con- struction and oiling jobs in this district show a great deal of according to a survey made by this The project nearly completed is one for which Rogers have the contract and is situated about IS miles east of Holbrook on U. S. Chase Rogers yesterday ed that with the exception of some hand trimming and a small amount i of the three and one- ' third miles of construction work this project is will be finished by the latter part of the This project eliminated some hills and curves on IT. S. 66 One bridge was while facing and drainage This j job has been completed in about I 60 days | The Southern California Roads ' company has completed about one of stabilizer on the oil ject starting at the city limits of i and running to a point ' 15 east. The company has made good progress in the short time that this contract has been It was stated yesterday that the company is now organized and will push work with all possible About men are j employed on this The contract held by Mac Vicar and Reyden for grading and drainage on U. 3. 66. starting at the Navajo county line and running is also on page in else had a license to retail strong liquors when repeal became it was A number of applications have been it was but no action has been taken on them to it was So far as could be learned this week only one distributor has been licensed in and his stock of liquors was expected to arrive today or Local retailers must expend annually for state liquor license add an additional a year for a federal license to sell hard Wine is included in the present beer Among the outstanding regulations of liquor sales in Arizona thus far adopted were the requirement that the interior of all places serving liquor must be open to observation from the and tail dealers are not allowed to sell to any woman who has openly solicited a Only bona fide restaurants and hotels may sell liquor for consumption on the Licenses of this kind will not be issued to drug grocery or although retail licenses to sell in original containers will be available to No drinking on their premises is This regulation was said to be based upon and was designed to prevent the return of any semblance of the former day Other regulations adopted Monday were designed to prevent the importation of liquor or wines into the state except by licensed and enforcement of the luxury tax payment on these The regulations also make bootlegging of liquor into the state or within very it was A far-reaching regulation is one which prohibits holders of restaurant or hotel licenses for the sale of hard liquors from employing female persons to solicit the sale of such either on the premises or away from it. Holders of such licenses cannot sell or give hard liquor to female nor can they permit patrons to buy drinks for them or give them The regulation also provides that any license holder who permits patrons to buy drinks or give liquor to female or does so or sells drinks to a female knowing that she has from page six Assessor To Be Here Middle Of Month To T Issue License Plates i i According to information here this J. L. county assessor of Navajo plans to be in the city from Dec. 18 to 23 to issue 1934 license plates to car owners of Winslow and Since the 1934 plates were placed on Nov. 20, about 100 car owners have received new Petersen announced this The assessor urges all car owners to obtain their licenses this if in order to avoid the last minute is not likely that the time limit will be extended this Petersen will therefore be he all cars bear 1934 license plates by the end of After that time the penalty will be in
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