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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - November 12, 1954, Winslow, Arizona                                THE WEATHER S. Weather Bureau High for 66 Nov. 9 Low for 26 Nov. 10 Average Temperature for 47 1 Above No Precipitation Precipitation for 6.82 Below Normal Volume Seventy-Four By The Year 12, 1954 Single Copy 10 Cents NUMBER 16 Christmas Parade Will Have Many New Entries And Floats November 20 Santa Fe Railroad To Enter Miniature Diesel Engine As First Participation In Annual Winslow Event Which Starts Christmas Shopping Season entries are coming in fine and the way things now we are going to have the finest and largest Christmas Parade in the history of said Burns of the parade year we are looking forward to entry of the Santa Fe Railway in the They are sending Diesel built to exact which will be mounted cn the back of for the MacLean officials have also received an entry for a space ship and numerous other original ideas not seen before in the annual Winslow Assisting MacLean with lining up floats is Lonnie Fergus who serves as parade Wayne L. general chairman for the said all committees have completed their plans and this year's event on November 20 promises to be the most successful ever event on the agenda will be the arrival of Santa Claus at Winslow Municipal On his annual visit Santa will interview the community's small fry and giye away candy and nuts donated by Winslow The parade will begin at 2 p.m. sharp and special arrangements have been made with the police department for traffic and parking on the streets through which the parade will Winslow are also on Page Bank Official ive Here Tonight jJames E. vice president in charge of operations and training of the Valley National will be the main speaker this evening at meeting in observance of American Education The will be held at the high school auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m. It is open to the Mr. Patrick's will Church Of St. Joseph Starts School Drive Now in the midst of a fund raising campaign for an addition to its parochial school is the parish of the Church of St. According to the Rev. E. J. present school facilities are barely adequate to accommodate current A recent parish census indicates that double the facilities now available will be required in the immediate Enthusiastic workers have organized the campaign and on Page New Plane Service Will Serve Local Air Needs A new plane charter service is being made available to residents of Winslow and vicinity through I Meteor p morrow at Winslow Municipal when it will offer short rides over the city and immediate environs in return a coupon from the WINSLOW MAIL and a small This company has a new four-place plane which can take three passengers in addition to the Forming the company some months ago were Mrs. Frances Wood and James C. of Roy Paul Adams arid J. R. of and W. T. formerly of Winslow and of Mr. Henson will operate the service at the and will add equipment and pilots as business Service tomorrow and Sunday will began at 8:30 a.m. Coupon advertisement appears on page five of this issue of the W WINSLOW now James E. Patrick Whose Following his talk a Forth and will be presented by members of the Future Teachers of America organization at the high music will also be provided for the Convention Pictures | In the top picture Mayor Carl congratulates Pastor Roy C. Mathews of ihe Winslow First Baptist Church for the excellent convention of Baptists from Shown m is Jack K. pastor of the Calvary Baptist and president of the Baptist General Convention of He is presiding over convention Navajo Group Inspects Local Indian School Baptists Here For Meeting Will Continue Through This Afternoon 500 Attend One of the largest conventions in the history of Winslow is now in progress with the annual meeting of Baptists from a nine state area An estimated 500 persons are in attendance at the affair which started Wednesday evening and will continue through this ' This morning convention officers will be elected W. C. Stephens will speak on Baptist Delegates will also hear a report on Southern Baptist Seminaries by Gerald Hall and Dr. W. B. Hunt and a report on foreign missions by James R. Staples and Dr. Ben A report on radio and TV commission will be given by E. Jaudon The sermon at this morning's meeting will be preached by Lloyd R. This afternoon Roy C. pastor of Winslow's First Baptist will report on home Other reports will heard from the Christian Life commission and from the committee place and A memorial service will be under the direction of Roy F. Yesterday reports were given by the relief and finance on Page Walter Nelson Merchants Will Give New Ford Want a new Eight merchants are going to give one away March 21. Tickets on 1955 car will be given away starting Tickets will be given to customers and no purchase is the merchants Participating in the program are Ames Brothers Sporting Goods and Appliance Krause's Department Del's Union Douglas Food Olds Elite Cleaners and National delegation of Navajos from the area of Arizona visited the Indian school at Sunset Vista last week to examine the facilities and 4o learn of conditions among the 108 Navajo children being taught in the Winslow In the group were three delegates to the tribal an and other interested After a thorough and lengthy questioning regarding the social teaching and administration of the they returned to the Before leaving they indicated that they highly they saw and would recommend that additional children be here to take advantage of the opportunity for Elmer H. principal here for the Indian said it is expected that additional in grades three to will be sent to Winslow in the next few weeks to bring the total number here to 180 or as provided by the contract with the local services were held Wednesday afternoon for Walter 71, who died November 5, at Mercy Hospital in San The Elks ritual was recited at The at 2:00 p.m. with burial in the Elks plot of Desert View Ruler W. Armstrong conducted the with Bishop J. Morris Richards of the L. D. S. offering the Walter Nelson was born on Long New March 3, 1883. He came to Arizona in 1922 and hired out with the Santa Fe Railway as a welder in September of that He continued in the same employment until his retirement on August 3, 1952. He is survived by his brother T. C. Nelson of one son Walter Weems of San and three and Betty Gay also of San Southern Union Gas Head Says Winslow Future Bright H. president of Southern Union Gas presented a glowing picture of the industrial future of northern and Winslow at a dinner of city council and chamber of commerce officials Wednesday evening at La To justify his remarks he presented the results of a survey recently completed in this area to the chamber of commerce and the The survey was made by Burt a business economist and industrial Similar works were done for all communities which Southern Union serves in northern work points out dozens of small industries which could easily be located here because of the advantages the community Zachry A complete digest of the report will start in next week's issue of the WINSLOW Zachry reviewed Southern Union's progress in serving customers in this area and praised the cooperation given in Winslow to his hope you can use this survey to the best advantage with your other industrial planning Northern Arizona is one of the brightest spots in the country for future I am sure Winslow will play a big part in Zachry Winslow Women Take Honors At State Fair Mayor's Favorite Passage Mayor C. F. looks over his favorite scripture with Pastor Babcock of the Winslow Church members are now making a survey of favorite scriptures of Winslow Community Largest Budget To Help Support Annual Meeting Of The Grand Canyon Boy Will Be Held Here On Sunday Bear Bagged By Young But No Buck A 220-pound bear was killed by two 16-year old deer hunters last near Breed Springs at Big were Don Mr. and Mrs. Bilir son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. The boys reported they had been hunting about two hours when they saw the and each shot After they shot they came back to town for Four other teenagers returned with them to the and it took all of them eight hours to bring the bear - back to Helping to bring on Page Social Security Aid Will Be Here Tuesday Howard D. representative of the Security Administration office in will be at the Winslow employment service office from 1 to 4 p.m. next While there he will accept applications for Social Security account number cards and will interview persons concerning claims for old age insurance or death claims by Role Of Education In Economy Of Arizona Will Be Discussed At Flagstaff Meeting Monday Five Winslow women took honors on needlework at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix this week The are Mrs. Frona Mrs. Addie Mrs Elizabeth Mrs. Dorothy and Mrs. Rufus Mrs. Drumm won four blue on a a a purse and a all and a second on a crocheted Mrs. Cahill two firsts on a crocheted hat and a crocheted A second was won by Mrs. Baker on a crocheted green A knitted suit and knitted blouse won two firsts for Mrs. She also took three thirds with a a ladies sweater and a man's all Role of Public Education in the Rapidly Expanding Economy of will be the subject discussed when more than 240 leading business people and educators from five northern counties meet for the annual area conference to be held on the campus of Arizona State at November 15. J. Morris publisher of the WINSLOW and area said invitations were placed in the mail November 2, inviting that many people to the one clay Sturgeon superintendent of the city program arranger and member of the said registration will take place from 9:30 to 10 a.m. in Room 102 of the Science Building of the Flagstaff College The morning sessions will get underway at 10 with President L. A. Eastburn giving the address of welcome and luncheon will be served at 12:10 in the college banquet room when election of officers for the coming year will take Mr. Richards is serving his second term as area Afternoon meetings will be held from 1:30 to 4 o'clock in the science Three outstanding speakers scheduled to address the group are V. F. state L. W. director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of and Robert superintendent of the Glendale Union High Dr. Claude San educational director of the National Association of will summarize the conference following open discussions by those Mr. Mueller will give the ing statement on Accomplishment of the Committee During Four Mr. Casady will talk on Economic Picture in Arizona 1950 to 1954, and Prospects to 1960"; and Robert Ashe will use Impact of Development Economy on Public Education in Other committee members in addition to Mr. and Mr. Cromer are R. E. superintendent of and S. of the Valley National both of Dr. president of Arizona State College at Sherman president of the Bank of Jay M. and H. Albert McEvoy of the First National Bank personnel at Regional Scout Donald W. Moyer of Los will be the featured speaker at the annual meeting of Grand Canyon Scouts of was announced today by William R. Council A dinner it will held in Winslow next 14th, - starting at 4:00 p.m. at the L. D. S. Re- Will Ask Community To Donate For Year's Program To Aid Charitable Winslow Memorial Hospital Included A budget of has been adopted by the Community This will be the largest Community Chest budget in the history of The action was taken at a meeting of all participating agencies November 5 in the Community room of the Valley National The Winslow Memorial Hospital will participate in the Community Chest this year and will be which will be used as a chest officials T. R. chairman of the Community Chest drive for funds this said money raising activities will start next Jenkins has asked the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to assist with door to door The drive chairman will out a payroll deduction program with local he Listed below are the agencies which will participate in the drive this year and the amount which has been budgeted to Salvation Winslow Memorial Hospital Cancer Boy Girl Winslow and Florence Crittendon are asking for a lot of money and I know Continued on Page Warns ainst State Chamber Drive The Winslow Chamber of Commerce directors voted Tuesday to withhold their support from a reported movement to organize a state chamber of The directors said they felt activated Arizona Development created by the will serve any need that a state chamber of commerce might and that there already exists a formal association of of the various local chambers of commerce in Arizona which cooperates with the Development Board and serves to coordinate those activities that are strictly chamber of commerce Reports reached Winslow this week that a promoter had employed a staff of membership solicitors who would be each county for the proposed - - He was reported having quoted Board that a state chamber was J. Morris chairman of the said here that he had not met the a Mr. since the board was and had never discussed an organization which would assume any of the logical activities of the Directors of the Winslow Chamber of Commerce suggested that should anyone come here soliciting state chamber he be to Chamber 1 Donald W. Moyer creation George Oberdorf of serve as Mr. Moyer is in charge of the professional supervision of Scouting in Southwestern Utah and He has been in Scouting since 1911 starting as a Scout in Troop No. 1 N. As a volunteer Scouter he served as assistant district commissioner and camp He entered the professional of the Boy Scouts in 1920 as a Field Executive at Since then served as scout executive at N. N. J. on Page Will ' Be Here Next Tuesday John W. assistant director of affairs of the Arizona Service will be in Winslow He will be located at the Arizona State Employment Office will assist any veteran with problems concerning Office hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Thursday he will be at High School from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Navajo Tribal Advisory Group Will Meet Monday The Navajo Tribal Advisory Committee will be in session during the week of November 15 through November 19, 1954. All matters pertaining to mining will be considered on November 17. The meetings throughout the week will convene at 9:00 a.m. Mayor Speaks Tq Children In Indian School Mayor Carl F. Zimmerman and several other citizens of Winslow were guests at luncheon Wednesday at the dining room of the Indian school at Sunset to learn how 108 Navajo Indian children are being given schooling in under public school supervision and housed under of the Bureau of The children are taught in remodeled housing units which were transferred from the Federal Housing Administration to the Indian Service last Other units have been remodeled for dormitory and still another has been made into an attractive and convenient kitchen and dining At lunch Wednesday were Mayor Publisher J. Morris Principal Jessie Thomas of Principal Florence Odle of Jefferson Principal Fritz Dahlen of Roosevelt School who also is in charge of the educational program for the Elmer H. principal of on Page Painted Desert Route Change Opposed Here The Winslow Chamber of Commerce has forwarded a the Arizona State Commission asking that the location of Highway 66 near the Painted Desert not be With the chamber resolution were letters from other communities along Highway 66 asking that the location not be Appearing before the board of directors of the Winslow ber Tuesday was Ray of Holbrook who urged the low Chamber to the The Holbrook chamber has approved the Downey were informed by the highway that further construction work on 66 would be delayed if the new survey was not Downing said he made al contacts the chambers along 66 and gathered letters to prove most communities were opposed The Holbrook first opposed the change but rescinded their opposition on the basis of the highway f Services For L. S. Baker Held Tuesday Services were conducted Tuesday for Lahglin Spicer 80, a Winslow resident for the past 34 who passed away Rites were held at Scott and McMillan Chapel with Holland Burial was at Desert View Mr. Baker was a boiler inspector for the Santa Fe for 32 He retired several years He is survived by a Mrs. Walter Robinson of Winslow Mail Will Publish Section On Plateau Region Publishers of the WINSLOW MAIL are pleased to announce that a special edition on the development of energy producing industries in this region is now being prepared and will be published in a few Over twenty newspapers in the general Colorado Plateau area are The preparation of this edition will represent an important contribution in focusing national attention on this area and its fabulous storehouse of News of the energies developed from the Plateau such as oil electricity and water will be discussed with a section devoted to this particular area of the The edition will contain much and is one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by a group of It will have an enormous circulation throughout the nation and will give much valuable publicity to our  

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