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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - December 25, 1936, Winslow, Arizona b Hut A Single 5c The heart of the I ndian with the Harvey and ah Year Round vita 45 DECEMBER 25,1936 what I to death your licht to say TO A MERRY XMAS imm loses hall as for OVER 500 TOYS ARE the regular meeting date Frank Perkins will not hold a gathering until it was A was a group of members who held informal discussions on where the next session will be since Community Hall has been taken over by the the first of the 1 A proposal to build a Dugout the rear of Arcadia and plans for leasing another building in the were discussed at the No - definite action could be but at the January 8 which will be held in Arcadia the proposals will be placed before the members for what action they wish to It was advanced by several While the local post of the from the dance hall has declined and some income must be found 1 to of the Tower ing Christmas Tree Adds to Tide of City Members volunteer firemen department their share toward the Tide Through efforts of Chief Wheeler and his a 27-foot Christmas tree was brought in from - the north of and Frank Goodman's street department the firemen it was erected Sunday volunteer firemen Savage strung the lights and by Tuesday ' night the tree was completely Scores of red and green if yards colored and dozens other sparkling decorations were placed in the towering stands out as a beacon of good cheer and welcome ot tourists as they enter and leave the Christmas Scene Is Painted by Navajo t At Indian Hospital Winslow people are invited to view the painting of a Biblical scene which stands in front of the Winslow brightly lighted each The work of - Andy 21-year-old Navajo the painting stands 10 feet high and is about 27 feet with cedar logs forming the Christ in the with Mary and Joseph landing Several animals are included in the objects artistically reproduced by the youth each side are scenes of used house paint to depict his Christmas scene on Every Child in District Will Be Taken Care of By the B. P. O. E. An estimated 500 including almost every conceivable kind of a were turned over to the by generous citizens during the past few and thus assured a merry Christmas for all children in the Dolls ranging in size from four down to the tiniest celluloid walking tricycles and mechanical wagons and all found their way to the fire where Harry Topping and Ray the WPA sewing repaired them and repainted them new as when they left shop of Santa by - the whose turned in by churches and charitable organizations as eligible to receive gifts because of ill A regular Santa-Claus will carry the gifts to the various making an effort to complete the task early in on Page 3 Injured in Rear End Collision West Of Joe City Monday Three persons were one when - a- truck Tan info 7a miles west of Joseph City early Mrs. Ambrocio Cordova sustained a broken leg and her 12-year-old a deep throat daugh ter was brui ti wh off. All crossings on the f Fe tracks least and west of I i long potential and death have been fed by the state highway L. division f warned motorists this I have been erected on each side of the i i and any f over or under them the j will be f j west of Creek s the | pass and travel the improved f i roads that have been ed east and f The Birthday of | hundred years ago Be- 25th, three Wish Men Heavenly J constellation to the obscure little found a in a wretched almost the entire world recognizes tMs 1 Midnight Mass To Be Sung Xmas Eve High mass will be celebrated at St. Catholic church tonight at This beautiful service always is attended by many non-Catholic Christmas day masses will be celebrated and 9-in the with Father Hootsmans in a escaped with re headed from fpf the stopped the car and the girl walkout to alight when W. D. salesman for the California driving in the into the rear end of the He told investigating officers that the Cordova car carried no headlight and that he did not see it until it was too late to avoid the The injured were brought to a Winslow hospital for Cordova is a section worker for Santa Fe at Dangers of Double Parking Pointed To By Chief of Police Dangers of double parking were pointed out by Chief Wheeler following a number of. minor and narrow escapes during the past when the Christmas shopping rush was Finding no space at the many motorists either parked along side of a car or headed into a narrow place and left the rear end of their cars blocking or hindering Several tail lights were and a child narrowly escaped being run down as a result of these the Christmas rush is but I wish to call the attention of automobile drivers to the dangers that parking violations Chief Wheeler saving five minutes motorist might cause the loss of a No matter how valuable their time might it is not worth the life of even a 4th Graders Write And Act Xmas Play Members of Miss Myrtle Cox's fourth grade class directed and acted out a Christmas play as their holiday program Practically every member of the class wrote at least one line of the which was assembled by Miss Gox for The play dealt with Santa of and Mickey Mouse and other characters children of that age It contained many witty lines and the large audience present enjoyed the work of these young former mayor to heart attack Funeral services for George 43, mayor of were held in Los Angeles Mr. Creswell died suddenly in Los Angeles the direct cause being a heart * Member pioneer Winslow Mr. was well known innor them elected Winslow in 1922,' and served a full term in that He always was active in civic are the Mrs. R. C. Beverly two Mrs. H. A. Kahl of Beverly and Mrs. Joe N. and three of Beverly Howard of N. and Clebourne of Holbrook Girl Wins Scholastic Award At Teachers College - j Dec. 24. - The Kappa Delta Pi scholarship Flagstaff State Teachers College was awarded this week to Miss Amy Thompson of This scholarship is for and is granted by the local chapter of Kappa Delta national honorary society in and is awarded to a junior whose grades have been maintained continuously at a level of at able to attack a problem and carry through the work on to synthesize his to make social use of his of good moral character and must have attended the Flagstaff college all three Miss Thompson is a senior but the grant was made as of last She has been active on the campus 1 during her three years a member of Alpha Psi Kappa Delta Arizona W. A. Mad and the Pep v She is president of the Associated Women manager of the Mad She has won emblems in the Women's Athletic Miss Thompson plans to use her award to her Judge Clark Sends Driver To Prison Two Months Dec. 24. - Two months to one year in prison was the punishment meted out Saturday to George 51-year-oid colored cotton who was convicted in Maricopa County Superior Court of injuring a man with his automobile and then leaving the scene without stopping to identify himself or offer sentence was imposed by Judge John P. who presided at Cash's The was the second sentenced to prison in superior court last week for hit-and-run Cash was convicted of running down and injuring Sam Fees last October 4 on the Creamery road adjacent to fulfill T. There have been and pestilence and evils of every nature upon since that memorable day more than 19 centuries but by year by the teachings of the Babe in the Manger have spread throughout verse until today they are not wholly by practically every race in Each century has seen the or reduction of those races which refused to the tenets of Jesus m These teachings echo throughout the corridors of the as and hatreds of old world gft nations are being check to prevent another 3*.. and greater nation which has torn its churches is the last great that did not adopt A nation that virtually places and above stands with bristling ready to fling its servile subjects Wf at any foe that stands in its Yet we find two great all their diplomacy and and discourage the M- over will scarred progress as er centuries come and as long as we strive always to practice the Truth which the Babe in the Manger taught to a We no longer need be confused between right and We for He taught and un- i Even the worst of -us and there are few W who do matter how at times to and accept what He The to go industry and in as He was humbly predicted in his message ON GOOD WILL TO Petty halted by the arrest of a group of boys several weeks has again broken out in Winslow and with the police and deputy sheriff kept busy with Some apr is determined to spend a winter or perhaps hibernate until spring During the past few days a number of sheets and blankets have been removed from clothes lines in Southside and was the first reporting loss of sheets and blankets his and Manuel Garcia also listed sheets among the articles his M. lost a pair of gloves from his truck and reported the loss to the police early in the Later he returned to find the truck had been It later was recovered by the police and deputy sheriff on the outskirts of the city your cars and doors to your homes and take in the washing at is the advice of the city employes to stage new able While every person eligible for relief must be registered at the U. S. re-employment s this latter unit of the federal government is entirely separate and apart from all other organizations operated by Uncle declared He made this explanation to clear a misunderstanding that seems to prevail in Winslow among the potential employers of some of whom are believed to hesitate to ask for labor supply because they are under the impression that they might be provided with incompetent on Page Roosevelt Grades Give Xmas Written by Pupils Roosevelt school children observed the greatest of all holidays with appropriate programs the older youngsters presenting a which three of them The fourth grade presented a Christmas is Kept in and the other grades sang carols and recited Christmas The exercises were held out of Johnny Bobby Rubi and Ascencion collaborated in writing the fifth and sixth which a very creditable Tuesday the children were given a party by the with nuts and apples given to each The apples were supplied by the Friday composed of a group of women who devote more time to charity throughout the your than they do to Crozier j Thanks Be ITo All His i - * Things have broken pretty tough for Bobby son of Mr. R. E. the past few But despite his and scarred little thinks there is a Santa kind that symbolic old fellow of the advertisements really Bobby has suffered intensely since last July from a blood and has spent most of his time in where even his mother has forgotten how many times he has been operated upon or how many pieces of bone have been But despite the fact that he has had so much pain stiM displays an appreciation that few adults could boast of. For he asked that his heartfelt thanks be expressed in this newspaper to all those who sent cards arid candy and playthings to him while he was in the and as an who hoped for my And young just about takes -in one in Tucson Man Charged With Cow Elk Death Frank A. said to be a police captain on the Tucson police is charged in a complaint signed by George game with cow elk ber 21. The complaint was issued by J. O. justice of peace at The elk is alleged to have been killed 10 miles northwest of where it was found by game who returned a few hours later to find it Railroad Freight Express Business Shows Greatest Volume in the Past Nine Holiday is With the railroad taxed to stages on every and merchants practically I the of the the prediction that this be the best Christmas in several years was v The Santa passenger and the Albuquerque was to 27 greater than for any holiday in the local that despite the precaution to increase their the demand was compelling many late 6rf(Msteriffd^^^*fc ment in Winslow j Winslow Children I Invited to Rialto j i Matinee banquet of will Thursday La with many prominent citizens present as guests of the firemen and The banquet is being held to show appreciation of the police and fire for the many courtesies extended by citizens during the past The is being given with funds raised at the dance staged last Harold C. chief of will act as master of but that if will be The guests wili assemble .at 7 o'clock for a turkey dinner in the private ing room of the The program will be over in time to permit attendance at any of the dance programs starting later in the The firemen and policemen Winslow staged the most successful dance of the from a financial last and profits from this function will help pay for the invited which will include members of the council and many prominent business and professional Phoenix Orchestra Will Play For New Year's Elks Dance - Winslow Elks and their friends will watch the old year out and new one next Thursday when the New dance is staged to the syncopated tunes of Joe One of the largest bands ni organization is expected to make a big hit with local Dancing will start at 10 o'clock and continue until the crowd is to go There will be souvenirs and confetti given out at midnight to carry out thq carnival spirit which always prevails with the coming of the new Refreshments will be served at one consisting of turkey sandwiches and coffee and Ft. Defiance Have New Hospital Dec. 24.-Bids were opened by the Indian bureau Monday on a 141-bed hospital and medical center to be constructed at Ft. for the Navajo Samuel finance said the R. S. Ball Construction Ft. submitted what was apparently a low base bid of approximately but that because of various optional bids the standing of the eight bidders could not be announced until further f Every boy and girl in | Pow is invited to attend f Christmas matinee at the I alto theater Friday | starting at 11 as guests i the Elks Club and M. apples will be by St. who i agreed to make personal i f pea ranee before A special fname of i was unable to learn before press I shown ita Claus distributes the I The Christmas matinee is an i t annual staged by the holds a carnival | the proceeds defray f expenses of the annual J lonly la and * to Stray Kept Out of Owners Will be Fined Owners of stock are warned by the police that their animals impounded and held until fines are paid if something is not done to keep them out of the Hardly a night passes but that Rudd or Bert are not called out to perform the duties of In the the animals have been but will be driven into A half dozen belong to a rancher in the of Bushman trampled down lawn and garden in the northern section of the To state that the resident was irate is putting too according to who asserted the horses blushed at the hurled at to catch the but experience has discovered that Ford is not the proper with which to perform the duties and gave up animals got in thie rough country leading toward Bushman Jan. 1 Final Date For Drivers license January 1, 1937; has been fixed as the filial date .to licenses by the state highway which will start a campaign of arrests after that The licenses can be obtained Clint highway at of commerce or the in It also announced that chauffeurs must take another examination before December 31 to receive a renewal of their Adopted To Assess Merchandise With the exception of assessed valuations county will remain County Assessor Joseph L. Petersen announced following his return from a conference of state assessors held in Phoenix last He was accompanied to the capital by Arthur Property valuations will remain j the Petersen In assessing it will be valued j at retail prices instead of cost plus freight as has been the plan followed iJi the a few odds Christmas Westbound trains 7r:9; 19 began in j early as December 18, and j bound number 8 began from 15. extra special deadhead solid overflow mail ' to i Every -on Regular as 13" 14 - was -A i; D. and county health a warning Dr. Sprankles hap learned several children just out of communicable i lowed to play with girls ir the ' is a county and state children to with others a of upon the in- the but from even warn them extent of. the ' bo able to out the diseases epidemic in Winslow the - lew ' Rotarians Exchange Toys and Hear Xmas Sing Members of the Rotary a Christmas party when gifts were the feature of austere business and profess men went back to the days of their boyhood and lha meeting were toys running over dining and squeaking dolls and other toys made Guild Hall sound like Selmer high * school Capella and Mrs David junior choir furnished ic for the programs The choir was composed of Betsy Charlotte Parks and sang several I Christmas
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