Winslow Mail, March 10, 1950

Winslow Mail

March 10, 1950

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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - March 10, 1950, Winslow, Arizona VALLEY THE WEATHER U. S. Weather Bureau Data High for 68 March 8. 21 March 7. 46 2 degrees above No Deficiency for year 0.69. Volume Sixty-Nine By The Year March 10, 1950 Single Copy 5 Cents Number 32 City Election Set For May 22 With Absentee Voting For First Time Residents Must Register To Qualify For Voting And * Books Will Be Open Until April 10; Candidates For Council Must File Petitions By April 11 Sl Winslow's biennial city election will be held ori May 22, to a motion passed City Council at its this Nomination petitions for the office of councilmen must be on file in the office of the City 5:00 m. April 11. The closing date for registration for voting in the 5 p.m. April election is 10, according to the motion All persons wishing to enter the race for city councilmen are required to file petitions containing the names of not less than 34 nor more than 68 qualified electors of the City of No person will be permitted to vote unless registered for the city Qualifications for voting in the city election include residence in the State of Arizona for at least one year and within the City of Winslow for at least six months immediately preceding the date the * Those persons who voted in the last city election come under the permanent registration law and not be required to register but voting in a state or election not qualify the elector for voting in the city A list of the qualified electors the coming city under the permanent registration is Winslow Names Two Northland Delegates Under the new of the Arizona Northland Association of Chambers of Winslow and other communities in northern Arizona will have two delegates and alternates representing them with The Winslow Chamber of Commerce has named H. R. McHood and E. R. Crazier delegates for the ensuing and E. C. Allen and John LaZear as Last year McHood was delegate and Allen The Winslow chamber also has approved the proposal to share in the cost of printing a folder which will advertise northern Arizona to The folder will be produced under the direction of the Arizona Northland Management Men To Hold Confab Here * A conference of officials of the Bureau of Land Management of U. S. Department bf the Interior is planned for on April 3, according to word reaching Winslow this A group of 26 officials of the bureau will meet here with H. W. regional whose headquarters are in Okay Given To For City Projects Public Works Agency Will Advance For Planning Stages Grants totalling for two improvement projects in Winslow have been approved by the Public Works Administration and the City Council has employed a firm of engineers to begin preliminary surveys in the is was revealed this One for is for the paving of streets under what is known as the Paving Improvement 11. this The City Experiences High Winds All Day Monday Monday was an of what the atmosphere can do when it is oh the according to the Winslow station of the S. Weather - For the entire the average speed of the wind at the Winslow station was 26 miles per Highest steady rate of the was just before 1-1:00 a. m. when registered 55 miles per hour with 63 mile A few minutes at 11:06, a gust 66 miles per the bureau Reports from points east indicated that the winds may have reached higher speeds east of At times highway travel was almost to a standstill of the sand and dust carried by the high lor Addition an district For this the agency approved with for planning and Applications for the advance funds from federal sources of the montey for construction of the two projects have the work completed and bonds the money will be returned to the j Public Works under Public Law 352, passed by the 81st Senator Carl Hayden and Representative A. Patten assisted in obtaining federal authorization for the Church Holds Conference Sunday At Snowflake The quarterly of the L. D. S. Church for Snowflake Stake is being held at Snowflake tomorrow and Sunday for all members in twelve communities from to and south of was announced this - Marion G. of the general church committee will be the principal representative the Sak Lake City Bishop and Horace member of high expect to slow Leadership conferences will be held sessions for the general membership have been set 10:00 a. m. and 2:00 p. m. Ralph B. MacLean Will Request Re-Election To City Councilman Post Mayor Ralph B. MacLean will be a candidate to succeed himself on the Winslow City Council at the biennial city election on May 22, he said this Mayor MacLean will seek one of the seven council to be At the last election he received the largest number of and by common consent of the other councilmen selected to be * Two other members * of the Council indicated this week that they would not seek They are Fred A. Ames and Karl although they did not indicate that their decisions were Candidates for the council must file petitions on or before April 11. Two Northern Arizona Power Plants Purchased This Week Final negotiations are under for the purchase of two electric power generating plants in northern Arizona by the Central Arizona Light and Power it was announced this They are the plants at Flagstaff and McNary which have been owned by the Southwest Lumber Inc. The transaction has been under negotiation for several The of the contract was disclosed Wednesday in a joint announcement by Henry B. president of the C. J. president of the lumber Both plants use sawmill waste as and were built and operated by the Southwest Lumber company in conjunction with in the two northern Arizona lumbering Head of the largest lumber producer in Mr. Warren hailed the transaction as. a step forward for all parties business is manufacture and sale of lumber and wood he are going to confine our efforts to that The generation and sale of electrical power is According to purchase of Southwest's electric power generating plants is part of improvement and construction which is more than two-thirds In the past four Calapco has spent more than in new construction and Another will be spent within the next two Sargent As part of the contract signed Calapco agrees to On School Men To Attend Phoenix Conferences R. E. and W. W. high school are in Phoenix this week-end attending meetings of Mr. who is president of the Arizona Association of School is conducting an executive committee meeting of his and Mr. Armstrong is attending the annual spring conference of the Arizona Association for the Supervision of Curriculum They expect to return to before Sunday Concerts aign Renewal Drive Began This f Dinner Set For Next Monday 7 The membership campaign for the 1949-50 of the Winslow Community Concert Association will get off to an official start with a kick-off dinner next Monday March 13, at the La Posada according to Mrs. R. L. campaign who has enlisted the services of sixty volunteer workers to explain advantages of the Community Concert series and to take memberships for the coming ' Opportunity to renew memberships the Concert Association has been offered during the current and the campaign for new members will be conducted during the coming following the Attendance at the concerts is by membership card and in order that the association may know what funds it will have for employment of membership drive is confined to the period each On another page of issue of the Winslow Mail invitation to Winslow become members of the Therein are names the volunteer workers who contacting Winslow in of the persons interested -in be- ' Oii MEN AT BANK OPENING Council Takes Official Action On Police Chief The Mayor and City Council took official action at their meeting Tuesday to accept the resignation of Fred C. as of police and to appoint P. as acting C. C. Boyle was named assistant and will have charge of the night The effective date of the council's action was set as March 7, although Kelly and Boyle have been acting since March 2, according to Mayor R. B. HIGHWAY 66 PROJECT BIDS TO BE OPENED Bids are to be opened next March 17, on approximately six miles of construction U. S. Highway 66 between Holbrook and the New Mexico it has been announced by the State Highway The project begins 56 miles of and extends The work consists of placing select bituminous stabilized base and Textbook Representatives Make Annual Visits Here Representatives of two textbook publishers were in this week making calls on the local They were A. M. Johnson representing MacMillan and M. F. representing the John C. Winston Mr. Johnson lives in North Hollywood and Mr. Hoerger in Los Issue Delayed Globe Procedures Will Be Funds For Project This Year No positive action on the development of Second Street through Winslow as the route of U.S. Highway 66 will be taken by the present City Council before the coming election of a new city it was indicated at the meeting of the Council on Tuesday of Persons interested in reviving the project to widen Second Street in order to accommodate the primary state and national highway appeared to inquire the status of the which several months ago was in the of the City Attorney for drawing up a resolution of intention to create ah improvement It was stated at Tuesday's meeting that there were no funds in the current year's budget with which to finance publication and preliminary survey costs and so the Council was not contemplating any action during the current fiscal It was further stated by City Attorney John P. Clark that in order to proceed with the street widening project it would be necessary to enter into condemnation proceedings for the parcels of property that would be involved in obtaining the right-of-way for the The City does not now have funds for this involved type of it was The Council instructed Mr. Clark to review the procedures being followed by the City of Globe in its widening project and to make a report to the Council at its next regular j ALMANAC During a leave of absence of V. P. the Almanac will be omitted from the Winslow Mail for the next Upon his return he promises a more sparkling and up to the minute almanac at any time up to Top Officers Come Formal Opening New Building Of Annexation Of Gets Roy S. manager Winslow Branch the Valley National Bank be host slow and northern tomorrow afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at a preview the hew bank building at the corner of Williamson Avenue and Third Street in At right is Walter R. president of the great Arizona who here with other officers to greet the public on the occasion of opening the newly completed and who will be the speaker at the Chamber of Commerce reception and banquet this Chamber Of Commerce Will Honor Visiting Bankers At Reception And Dinner Tonight Bank Opening Brings Large Group For Complimentary Banquet American Legion Will Have Parly March 15 The - American Frank Perkins Post No. 15 of Winslow will celebrate ifs 30th birthday on March 15 a birthday dinner at the Sunrise Vista starting at 6:45 p. m. Legion members and their families and Legion Auxiliary members and their families are invited Elizabeth of the American Legion Auxiliary is general food Hams will be furnished by the coffee and rolls by the Auxiliary and members will be called to furnish other items on the Members of the Legion will be in charge of the program and game Ethel Elizabeth Clara Jane Crozer and Christine Stevens are in charge of table decorations for the Finish Widening Job On Williamson Avenue The widening of Williamson Avenue between Third and Fourth streets near the new bank building was completed this by the Winslow street The street was widened two and a half feet on each bring ing the new width to 35 Parking meters are being installed on the A reception and under the sponsorship of the of will be held this evening to honor local and Phoenix officers of the Valley National The bank's new home for its Winslow branch is to be opened to the public for the first time tomorrow and President Walter R. and a large group of his fellow officers of the state-wide banking will be here for the complimentary reception and dinner this evening and for the formal opening tomorrow from 2 until 7 ' festivities are open to the but particularly for members of the Wihslow Chamber of Commerce and including their Available space dinner is limited and the committee in charge of arrangements said after 167 tickets had been sold there would be no more Ralph H. Cake has been chairman of the sales committee and each member of the board has had a supply of tickets for expecting to Several members of the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce expect to be on hand to add their congratulations to the visiting and local bank The banquet program will be an informal with Mr. Bimson being the Other of his party will On President Walter Bimson To Be Speaker Tonight At Complimentary Dinner Of Chamber Of Edifice To Be Open For Inspection Tomorrow touches are being put on the Valley National Bank's building readying it for the official opening Monday March 13, Royall S. Winslow manager of the statewide financial said The new quarters will be opened for a Saturday afternoon between 2 p. m. and 7 p.m. A delegation of officials from the bank's headquarters staff in who are coming to Winslow to take part hi the opening be honored tonight at a dinner by the Winslow Chamber of merce at the La Posada Hotels More than 200 members of the Chamber and their guests are to c Walter R. the bank for the past 17 will begone of the speakers at the It has been under leadership that the Valley Bank has attained its outstanding position among the nation's banking Other officials from Phoenix Jo be on hand include W. R. chairman of the board of Carl A. executive H. L. - James Herbert A. Robert D. Walker and Le G. Melvin C. assistant and R. M. assistant are also Statewide attention will be focused on Winslow by the Smith vice-president director of radio station is corning to Winslow to record portions bf the dedication The recording will broadcast 7:45 m. Monday on the bank's over the of ( corner and designed the the building m- vation combines the traditional aspects of ancient Indian with contemporary Walls of native red sandstone motif set by a decorative design on the cornice the lower upper level carries a modern treatment in ' v T Along r the 134-foot; Williamson sloping alternate with sections of corrugated steel topped by translucent glass The night depository is located on the to the corner of A sandstone ending the lower elevation section plate glass window share the 50-foot frontage on Third Street ' The fireproof structure is built of reinforced concrete frames supporting prefabricated concrete Entrance to the 80 by 18 foot main lobby is through doors of tempered plate A 40-foot-long lacquered mandarin and equipped with eight customer service windows spaced assure is located on West side of the separating the customer lobby the employees work Officers quarters and a conference room adjoin the work Two customer lacquered to match thp are conveniently set in the A comfortable covered in turquoise and two covered in yellow complete the lobby The Indian motif is repeated bas relief representing Indian ceremonial dances for the four On Estimated 1,000 Persons To Be Added To City's Official Population That part of the Kleindienst Addition as was annexed to of by adoption of an ordinance by the Mayor and City Council at their meeting Tuesday The Council took action it had received petitions from the owners of more than 51 per cent of the property The annexation includes Blocks 204 to 215 in the Kleindienst Addition all of which lies south of the Santa Fe tracks and west of the previous west limits to the City of It is estimated that the annexation wiil make it possible for the 1000 to 1200 residents of the area to receive city sewage and other utility services as soon it is possible to A recent sewage project the sewage lines to the existing city limits and it will reT quire but inexpensive extensions for most parts of the area connect this according to City Engineer F. R. m operas Wiff Represent In Speech Coi Jerry son Jen nie won High School oratorical and will St. Johns for the sectional finals this according to announcement made by W. W. high Patricia Fitzgerald is alternate for ' Jerry will compete with local winners from other high schools in Navajo Apache and the winner of contest will go to for state Accompanying Jerry to St. Johns will be the Winslow High School speech Mrs. Frances Rev. Gerald Winslow pastor of the Southern Church will be one of judges for according to Ray principal of St. Johns School and chairman of the sectional Paving Project Protest Hearing Set March 21 The next regular meeting of the City Council on March 21, has been designated as the time when official protests will be received against the intention of the City to proceed with of Paving Improvement District No. 11 for the paving of certain portions of Apache and Williamson and Maple and Cherry If there should be less than 51 per cent of the property in the district represented in the then the work will proceed in the near future on the paving of the designated Red Cross Fund Campaign For Winslow Started This Week The Winslow Chapter of. the American National Red Cross launched its annual fund drive this week at a Monday evening dinner where lieutenants were given their instructions by locai Rev. Wilford Crum is Fund Chairman for and is being assisted by John R. Mrs. W. J. home service and Floyd C. general business Miss Ann field representative from the headquarters of the Red was in Winsow Wednesday conferring with the local drive giving suggestions for the campaign which will continue until the Winslow quota has been Lieutenants and workers will be calling on all individuals and business firms in order to obtain and some have reported that work is well under ;