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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - December 3, 1943, Winslow, Arizona                                hake evert fay dat i WAR IP DAY STOP protection of Divine wit mutually to other our our and our VOL. 63 Single Copy 5 Cents + + NAVAJO DECEMBER 3, 1943 By The Year Number 17 Bruchman Fire Loss Defective Wiring In Cooling System May Have Started Blaze Fire of undetermined but which probably was caused by faulty in the cooling destroyed rugs and turquoise stones and did other damage conservatively estimated at in Curio Store yesterday None of was covered by insurance because R. M. lived in the rear of the store and did not consider it necessary to protect his Mr. Bruchman left his place about 7:15 for breakfast and about 10 minutes later fire broke out in the rear of the When he fire was burning in the cooling which led firemen to believe that the blaze might have started from the - Flames spread over the entire rear section of the where several prize ceremonial rugs were hung oh the wall or stacked in One rug was considered the prize ceremonial rug of the Navajo Just how many can be salvaged could not be determined by Mr. If all are an entire loss the damage will reach as one large collection turquoise stones ready for and valued at several thousand completely In addition to the articles considerable damage to everything in the store was caused by and a plate glass window The firemen encountered difficulty in combatting the flames when an used in welding j caught firer As1 fast as they would the flames from the tank they would come baek again and cause to start among the Workers were in the building early yesterday morning to clear away and Mr. Bruchman announced that he hoped to be ready to open again within the next few He had a large stock of rugs in but none as valuable as those Leupp Abandoned As Camp For Pro Japs After Five Months Abandonment of Leupp as a detention camp for Japanese was definitely yesterday by Paul who said that the internees now there would be sent to Tule Lake in No reason for the abandonment was At a cost of several thousand former Indian was remodeled and repaired by the government to house Japanese internees who were known to be The camp was occupied in the spring by the Japs who were guarded by a military police Under Captain Beck and with the cooperation of Director Robinson there has been absolutely no trouble at the camp and its was a surprise to local business Removal of the and military and civilian personnel will be within a Wears Navy Blue wholly disapprove of what you say but will defend to the death your right to say NO who writes From the in Arizona us and Isaac Barth to explain to his wife the price control act and inflation control due to the fact came home with a can of grapefruit juice that costs 37c which was selling for 19c two years Isaac is welcome to the We decline Our betting average at explaining to wives DICK DEFEATER Dick editor of Arizona met his Waterloo when he innocently attempted to a story recently published in The Coconino of about a hunter who shot a female bear in a cave and finished her off when she charged then went into the cave and captured two Dick opened the tear glands and did a swell job of building up unnecessary for the surviving But he out with bat on his shoulder when he referred to the reporter who the as He was gently but firmly dressed The two very capable female reporters on The Sun claim they know a good bear story when they see but we are not interested in the We marvel at Dick's courage in getting in the line of fire from those two a better man than we Gunga Continued on Page Four Real Pioneer Of City Died November 21 Mrs. Freda McCauley Succumbs In Dallas Hospital Suddenly Death one of real pioneers November 21, when Mrs. Freda C. of Charles retired engineer for the Santa passed in a Mrs. Mcr Cauley had been health for the past but her den death was a shock to her friends in Winslow who only bid her goodbye as she left for one of her frequent visits to her son and family in Born in 1874, Mrs. McCauley to Winslow as the bride of Mr. McCauley in 1901, and had been a continuous She was active in several clubs and lodges and was always at the front of any movement for the betterment of the Funeral services were held on November 24 at the Scott and McMillan with the Order of Eastern Star in charge of the Rev. Noel pastor of the Methodist delivered the Lieut. C. D. serving in the naval reserve at and a Mrs. Robert of They and their families were here for the funeral and left Friday for their respective City Firemen Called To Aid Airport Dept. Simulate Need For More Water And Get To Port In 2 Minutes Cooperation between the city volunteer fire department and the firemen of the newly created department of the ferrying command TWA airport was shown Monday when an alarm was turned in at the local station in which aid was asked from Chief Fred Although the chief and one or two other firemen knew it was a test many of the volunteers sped to the scene expecting to join in fighting an airplane the local department was not requested for fire fighting aid but Captain chief of the airport simulated the need for additional water Tor the army Within two minutes and the alarm came in over the the truck was pumping water into army tank at a volume greater than it could have been The army truck is equipped with all the latest gasoline fighting but there always is a possibility that its tank might become exhausted before a blaze had been And that is the only way the local department can be expected to help With two trucks available it would be safe to empty Continued on Page Six PTA Hears Juvenile LeROY FRED UPHAM Recent enlistment in the U. S. Navy of LeRoy Fred a 17-year-old volunteer from gave this community another Bluejacket brother pictured here in his Navy dress followed the example set by his elder Charles Edward now a mate second by choosing the Navy as the service branch in which he preferred to do his part toward helping speed The two brothers are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Upham of 606 Williamson Young LeRoy now in recruit training at San is a former student at Winslow High School where he was formerly secretary of the student body and also was in school sports and including basketball and He also formerly was scribe and treasurer of the Winslow Order of De junior Masonic There at present is an open quota for - the enlistment of young men past 17 and not yet 18 both in the Naval Reserve - the term of enlistment for which is for the duration plus six the according to George E. 1/C, in charge of the Navy recruiting station at Flagstaff and traveling recruiter in this Oklahoma Man Killed When Car Crashes Two Others Injured In Wreck 15 Miles East Of County Seat Jim 35, was instantly killed and two of the other seven passengers sustained slight injuries when a 1929 Studebaker car he was driving went off the road on U. S. 66, 15 miles east of Holbrook about 5 o'clock Tuesday The body of brought to Winslow as were the two injured John owner of the who sustained a fractured wrist and minor cuts and and his who suffered a fractured shoulder and face The party was en route from to Calif. It is believed that Wadkins fell asleep at the The car turned over three times and landed in a Other occupants of the car who escaped injury were Mrs. John Wilson and two Caroline and aged two years and a half and four Mrs. Vida Jackson and son 11 months Floyd state highway investigated the accident for the state and asserted that in his belief the wreck was caused by the driver falling as he was told that Wadkins had been driving all Parents At Fault In Most Chief Police Tells Meeting By B. CURTIS At a meeting of the High School A. on Monday night of this Police Chief Hartley addressed the assembled teachers and parents on the subject enile Mr. drew from his vast of experiences and dealing with recalcitrant giving all a thought provoking picture of the problems confronting us in It heartily wished that every parent of the town could have heard this According to Mr. the juvenile problem is not so a problem of juvenile delinquency as it is a problem of dereliction of The child is turned loose upon the streets of the city while the fathers mothers are otherwise These ranging three years old to boys and girls in their are left to shift for without parental guidance and With this situation facing us here and all there has been an - according to Mr. in juvenile He that during the first quarter of 1943 above 35% of all rape cases j in the U. S. was committed by boys under the age of and out of the 9,145" that 3,417 of or 37% and 25% of these criminal records The problem of and soldiers and sailors is giving law enforcement powers the country a severe These girls often leave the seclusion of good A period of search for a job on the part of an hv experienced girl She meets a soldier or a She ends up in a cheap hotel despoiled often in the name of Then there are the victory girls who think it their patriotic duty to give their bodies Continued on Page Six Aviation Cadets Learn Flying on the Ground 2,217,341 Pounds 01 Game Meal Harvested The year 1943 saw hunting ever exerted on the state's big Advance estimates more hunters went afield than any year before in the history of the Meat rationing is thought to be The number of elk hunters exceeded the 1167 that obtained permits to take elk in 1942. Estimates based upon returns from a questionnaire sent licensed hunters of 1943 indicated that 2,217,341 pounds of game meat was harvested by licensed Ross Rise In Naval Corps Is Rapid Ross D. Rhoton is expected home within the next few days to spend the Christmas holidays with his wife and after completing his pharmacy course at the U. S. Naval hospital in San Diego in the record of seven He is now pharmacist mate 3/c and eligible for promotion to second class he returns to Pharmacist Mate Rhoton has risen rapidly since entering the navy last After receiving his boot training at the naval station he was chosen for schooling at the naval hospital corps He completed this course with high scholastic honors and was transferred to the hospital for further In a few months he had risen from hospital apprentice his present rank and with another promotion probable when he Nothing can crash in a Link trainer but an Aviation Cadet's In the trainer the cadet faces the same instrument board and the mum problems he will hare to meet in the His is recorded showing his performance in simulated and landings Elks Prizes Spurs Work In Scouting Largest Attendance On Record At Last Meeting Of Troop 242 To stimulate interest in scouting among members of Troop 242, the Elks the has donated numerous valuable and this incentive already has born according to Scoutmaster Earl At Monday's meeting a total of 46 boys were the largest number ever to attend a The contest started November 16 and will end at 9 p. m. De cember 17., The rules of the contest are as attendance at pre scribed 10 dues paid in full to 10 cooperative attitude toward 10 10 points for each test passed on second and first and 30 points for each merit with a limit of five new mem hers who have learned their oath and laws will count 30 points for the scout who brought them 50 points allowed scoUt for passing his tenderfoot any scout registered as of November 16 is eligible for any of the three major In addition to these a first and second place prize will be given in each of the six ranks beginning with tenderfoot and ending with Eagle A prize will be awarded the patrol on Page Six Elks To Hold Annual Memorial Services At Home On Sunday Memorial service for departed brothers will be held Sunday night at 8 o'clock at the home of the Elks with Rev. Noel LeRoque delivering the With so many members of the order in the armed memorial day holds a deeper significance than ever to Elks all over the Although no member i of the local lodge lost in so far as is the ritual includes departed brothers of all The following program will be j Funeral Miss Mildred Opening of Lodge Send Out Thy The Purpose of Memorial Exalted Calling of The The Lord is My Altar Lodge Rev. Noel Unfold Ye Exalted Auld Lang Lodge and Stale Safely Program Has Cut Accidents Four Companies Claim Casualties Are Reduced 1,664 Over Last Year Progress has been reported on the accident prevention front this week in a statement issued by Governor Osborn's State Accident Prevention Among the fields of accident prevention reported by Executive Board members of the Committee Rural and farm home an educational program for prevention of accidents in the school safety patrols to combat traffic accidents and discourage juvenile delinquency and an offensive against industrial For companies holding policies with the Arizona Industrial industrial accidents decreased by 1,664 this year over George Industrial Commission representative on the Such accidents 1.6.691 from January 1, 1942 to November 15,. 1942. as contrasted with 15.027 for the same period in 1943. One Arizona before Continued on Page Six Miss Elvinor Hawes Dies In Los Angeles Miss Ethel Elvinor 30, a most dependable employee in the local Santa Fe Relay Telegraph office among the first female employees to give a helping hand in the present passed away in the Santa Fe hospital in Los Angeles November 29, at 6:45 a. m. She had been in poor health since a recent operation but nevertheless her death came as a great shock to her friends Miss Hawes was born in February 25, 1941, transferring to the coast lines December 15, 1941, and has been employed in the Winslow relay office since January 12, 1942, as a printer which position she held at of her She is survived by her Mrs. James E. and a C. R. Howbert of All Those Who Must File On December 15th Collector Tells Who Must Make Returns To Treasury This Month Collector of Internal Revenue William P. Stuart today urged all taxpayers to determine if they are required to file either original or amended of Estimated Income and Victory on or before December 15. Explaining that only a limited percentage of taxpayers need make any filing at this Mr. Stuart suggested that everyone ascertain for himself whether he is By far the largest percentage of taxpayers have no further filings to make until the annual income and Victory tax return is due NOT LATER than March 15, 1944. taxpayers who filed in September have an installment to pay December 15, for which they will be sent bills by the Internal Revenue In the filing of a declaration on or before December 15 will be required of the 1. Farmers who have sufficient income to require filing and who have postponed filing under the provisions of law which permit farmers to wait as late as December 15. 2. Persons who did file in on Page Six Annual Election Of Officers Of Local Red Cross Tomorrow The annual election of for the Winslow Chapter of American Red Cross will be held tomorrow December 4, at the city Officers to be elected are vice secretary and Reports on work accomplished by the various committees will be read by the chairmen at this The local chapter has had an unusually active and successful year under Chairman Mrs. Mary Lynn Hundreds of articles of apparel for soldiers and the needy were knitted or made by the members and considerable done for the families of men drafted into the Drivers Must Get Licenses Immediately Traffic Crashes To * Be Thrashed Out In Court In The Future In an effort to reduce the number of minor accidents in John state highway and Chief A. T. Hartley will immediately inaugurate a campaign that they hope will prove Commencing every automobile driver in Winslow must have a which can be obtained from Patrolman Seigrist at the city hall on Tuesdays of each Any one found driving without a license will be he v asserted in in a car will be cited into to determine which one was at police are not interested in recovering damages the but both Hartley and Seigrist contend that when two cars together one or both of the drivers are at Some times it is only but more often both have violated a traffic and if this is found to be true both will be fined in police Applicants for a driver's license must answer more than 100 questions and get all but seven of them correct before they will be issued The cost is 50 cents and is good for Most of the questions deal with traffic laws and in state and in municipal thoroughfares and when a driver learns all of these there is no excuse except carelessness for a crash of any the officers Difficulties Met In Constructing Alcan Told To Reduction Plan Still Up In Navajos Allowed To Carry Over Lambs But Hopis Must Slaughter Although press reports from Window and a statement made to a Holbrook Tribune representative by James E. indicate that Navajos will be permitted to carry 100,-000 lambs until Hopis on the Third Mesa have been instructed by their superintendent to start immediate stock according to word received from where a meeting was held last Monday with Hopi Whether the recalcitrant will carry out their threat to defy the government was not Navajos were told at their council meeting in Window last Friday by Superintendent Stewart that chambers of commerce of Winslow and Flagstaff are retina grazing land on Hopi reservation which is now being used which resulted resolution being passed tlT fight the told that the movement started by white and the since the ho objection when the was cut some acres in 1937 from the grant of 1882. Telegrams to Senators Hayden and McFarland and Representatives Harliss and ed by the presidents of the of of the three were sent following the meeting at the city hall November 22, urging zona's congressmen seek now by the jos in District 7, Senator den wired G. J. Haley secretary of chamber of that contacted Commissioner C Collier and that the latter had telephoned his Chicago office to get more He have Senator know action would be taken pri postponement of the reduction Continued on Page Six 51 On Honor Roll At Jr. The i more generally known as the was one of the toughest engineering feats in Miles who was engineer on one told members of the Rotary Club at their regular meeting at La Posada Mr. Ennis talked for about five minutes and then answered questions for 30 In two places on his stretch of the 90 tons of dynamite were set off in one he One strip of a half mile of solid rock required from February to August to He told of one section which was solid ice and after crews had dug 20 feet they continued to bring up white ice. The engineers quit trying to reach bottom and covered it with sawdust and laid the road over - Constructing the road over marshes proved the most difficult of Mr. Ennis Alfredo youthful and his guitar entertained WEATHER The report for the weather during the week ending December 2 showed the minimum temperature was 15 on both the 28th and 30th of The maximum was 54 on the 30th. There was no Railway Clerks Will Elect On December 8 Election of officers of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Lodge 813, will be held December 8 at Fall on Front Street at 8 The regular meeting on | the Rotarians with three nutn December 1 was postponed be- j cause the rush of business kept most of the clerks at their desks far past quitting The local lodge has had a very successful Many of its members have enlisted in the various branches of service for Uncle and the membership is 100 per cent in the pay j tion for war An even more successful year is forseen for 1944, so all members are urged to attend the December 8 meeting to select the important officers for the next Local Elks To Flagstaff Affair All Winslow and their ladies are invited to attend a buffet lunch and dance in the Odd Fellows in Tuesday Dec. 7, said Gale chairman of arrangements for the Dancing and games will provide entertainment following the regular lodge A total of 51 boys and girls in the high schools got their names on the coveted honor roll the second six of the first Superintendent J. E. Zimmerman announced this The honors were about equally divided between the and with 29 girls 22 boys on the Only in grades did the girls take the as in the four upper grades the boys won out 18 to 15. Following are the names of the students on the honor JUNIOR HIGH 7th Grade Donna Leona Jim Colleen Caroline Edward Billy Charlotte Marjorie Charlotte Sue Betty Eva Norma Jean Freddie Arden Joan and Marilyn 8th Carol Jane Maudeen Tommy Ralph Philip Janet SENIOR HIGH * 9th Grade Bobby Mary E. Helen Alpha Freda Mary Beth Ella Jo Greer and Betty Jo. Grade Gerald Geraldine John Billy Orville Bobby Billy Moore and Milton 11th Grade Ernest Donald Jessamine Dorothy McGregor and Lois 12th Grade George Dale James Lillian Iler and Robert  

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