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Casa Grande Dispatch (Newspaper) - April 24, 1936, Casa Grande, Arizona THE CASA GRANDE DISPATCH FRIDAY APRIL 24 1936 Casa Published Weekly By CASA GRANDE PUBUSHfNG 4 INVESTMENT COMPANY K H BOYD AL WILKE Editor and Manager News Editor OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR FINAL OOONTY Entered at the Post Office at Casa Grande Arizona as second class matter September 6th 1924 Subscription One Year Subscription Six Months Advertising Rates DiBplay 40c per column Inch Gasified lOe per line Count five and onehalf words to Useand send with order BADLY STRAINED WED SAY On the front page of a newspaper this week w read an account of efforts to obtain mercy for Jack Sullivan doomed to die at the state prison May IP for slaying of a peace officer while resisting arrest In the column next to this story was another in which the central figure was a criminal to whom mercy had been twice extended We refer to John Fiorenza confessedly guiltj of tht brutal slaying of Mrs Nancy Titterton of New York Fiorenza has previously been convict ed three times of felonies For his first crime he was sent to a reformatory In the two subsequent case sentences were suspended He was under parole when he ravaged and killed Mrs Titterton in her bedroom The two stories are properly printed side by side for there is a close relation between them Nullifica tion of the law by undue clemency leads directly to further and more flagrant violations It is our firm conviction that is why America has such a black unparalleled in the whole world We foster criminals and encourage them It is to the shame of Judge John Wilson Ross of the Cochise county superior court before whom Sul livan was tried and of the jurors who tried him tha they have signed petitions now praying revocation 01 the justice they meted out Shakespeare hid not seen America when he pen ned that muchabused line The quality of mercy i not I NOT BRAINTRUSTERS When is a college professor a when is he not one We know now He is a brain truster when he is a Democrat and he is not one when he is a Republican At least that is what the powers that be in the Republican party tell us All college professors usec in the Democratic administration are braintrusters pure and nitwits who think thej know it all but muddle everything to which they pu their hands Professor 0 of Yale and others of the group of professors hired by the Republican national committee to cook up a dish for the voters in the coming campaign are not braintrusters ant should in no instance be confused with the kind of professor from Columbia Yale arid other institutions of learning engaged in service with the national ad ministration We know the above distinction is correct for Mr Fletcher who was the first to discover that Prof esson Moley Tugwell and associates were braintrusters has clearly stated that Saxon and fellow professon are not CONGRESSIONAL CONJECTURE We dont know what Nellie Bush state senator from Yuma county will finally decide to do about running for congress but if she wants our advice we say Dont do Why Simply because no woman has a chance at the job this year In our estimation it is simply a matter of psy chology How good or how bad a congressman Mis Greenway has made does not enter into the case Even though all admit she is a very effective repre sentative Arizona frontier state is hardly lilcely to go feminine enough to elect two women to congress in succession Senator Bush hasnt a chance Louis Whitney Phoenix attorney has been smart enough to take the inside of the track by beating the others to it with his announcement but for success he will have to advance more of a platform than the mere wish to go to Washington Harlow Akers got exactly nowhere on that one three years ago If C E Addams makes the grade it wont be be cause of popularity in Arizona but the reverse There may be enough voters who figure he will do less harm in Washington than in Phoenix to elect him The Japanese do not colonize There are only Japanese now living outside erick Moore former attache of Japanese foreign of fice I want to do with skates what Fred Astaire is do ing with dancing No one has ever done it in the mov ies and I want Henie Norway figure skating champion of the world WATCH TOWER A Compendium of Arizona Political Comment PHOENIX April Democratic gubernaatorial primary race will be a fourman contest Gov B B Moeur Thad M Moore R C Stanford and Andrew W Bettwy will run Gov Moeurs preliminary an nouncement is scheduled to be re leased to the state press tomor row Over the protests of some of the governors best friends he is going to seek a third term H H Hotchkiss executive secretary to the governor is said to have pre vailed upon the Tempe physician to take another fling at the gov ernorship For some time Judge Stanford has been regarded as a very for midable contestant But some of his political connections have handicapped the exjurist Revela tion of the Frank Gegax letters in behalf of Henry Sullivans par don is credited with having dealt the Stanford candidacy a solaf plexus blow Although Mr Gegax wrote a letter to Charles Osborn Democratic cbmmitteeman at Hoi brook the Watchtower was shown a letter similar to the one written to Mr Osborn by W mayor A Sullivan and secretary of the Democratic state centralcommit tee I received this Mayor Sullivan said several days after I had a conversation with Mr Ge gax during which he asked me to assist in obtaining a pardon for Henry J Sullivan former chairman of the state Republican committee Of course I didnt do anything about i I The Republican state convention upset the program of party strate gists A southern Arizbnan whose name neednt be mentioned was slated to be state chairman but a few trades had to bej made and Henry H Miller Phoenix attorney and former president of the Mari copa bar association was chosen to succeed Dr R Stroud of Tempe who Iwas not a candidate for reelection It is said Mr Mil lers selection is temporary Perhaps the most entertaining episode of the convention was the keynote speech of Temporary Chairman James P Boyle Tucson attorney Mr Boyle is one of the most eloquent of Arfconans He even stole the show from W J Donovan former federal attorney in district No 5 of New York state and one time Republican guber natorial nominee in New York who by Nation Sreighton The Republican state onvention ballyhooed hton was i the mast er mind of the Republic n party in Arizona had planned Lockwood of the State Supreme ourt stole a march on potential opponents by making announcement Horn Foster state mine inspector apparently will have no opposition Ed Sweeney known Arizona diamond driller who plan ned to oppose Mr Fostur has de cided not to run Tom Sawyer prominent Legionnaire of Wlllcox will not seek the Democratic nom ination for state superintendent of public instruction according to word from Cochise county At torney General John L Sullivans interview in Los Angele i in which he was quoted as sayirg Arizona was for Landbn cause quite a flurry in state Democratic ranks was brought to Phoenix al Committeeman Ned which had been widely by Committeeman Crei as successful an event a Chief Justice Alfred C rmAT LITTLE OAMP THE BUCK VSHT VOVCER A TALL too CAMT FISORE OF HAKOS OR 0u ODGrTCA Know Your Arizona The Livestock Situation By i Aa MeNACGHTOK Oasis Indian Oasis homeland of the Papago Indians is the destination of trips made by many winter visi tors and tourists interested in the historic race pioneer days fought side by side with the white in battle against the Apaches who periodically swept down from the north Indian Oasis may be approached from the vicinity of the Indian Oasis Trading Post in the environs of Sells located 64 miles from Tuc son From the Indian Oasis Trading Post located on a hill of solid rock one has an exceptional view Below is the village of Sells and the In dian agency with its churches homes schools offices and hos On the right is visible an arroyo where it long ago an Indian in the course of a hunt saw a turtle stuck in themud EVer since this country which is called Indian Oasis and Sells by the whites is called Stuck Turtle or ErWharOaitk by the Papago About a half mile above the stone church located at the entrance to Sells it is said that Montezuma held his famous dances There also is a lost well where the ancient Papagoes went for water and where according to legend the Apaches preyed upon them stealing their women and their children LOS ANGELES April 24 is just beginning to market its anual crop of grassfat cattle As a result of generally good range and pasture conditions over the state Californias grass is ex pected to produce an abundant sup ply of good quality beef There can be no gainsaying the statement that California grassfat beef is a product of exceptional merit There are many consumers who prefer their beef well matured and carry ing the rich flavor that is peculiar to grassfinished beef Nor can there be any doubt but that natur al grasses provide the most eco nomical fattening ration On good pasture nature has provided a bal ance in proteins and carbohydrates and the need for the animal to get proper exercise in acquiring his meals But it must be recognized that this supply of good natural feed does not exist throughout the year And it must also be realized that in some localities essential mineral elements are not available thus the need for supplementing the range feed during the greater part of the year with concentrates and minerals I was very much interested in the statement made by a famous Texas cattle breeder and feeder who said I have fattened cattle in all sections of the United States Flint Hills of Mineral Point district in Wiscon Corn Belt and the South west Nowhere have I obtained as satisfactory or as economical gains on cattle as in California where I had the benefit of a combination of range feed and The practice of carrying cattle on the range and supplementing with concentrates is beyond doubt the answer to the California cow mans problems Such a system en ables the spreading out of the sup ply of beef throughout the year provides the most economical sys tem of producing quality beef and prevents the placing of a too bur densome supply of cattle on the market at one time with periods of scarcity at other times The Back Trail Into The of Qua Grande Valley As usual a lot of political argu ing will be done this year by fel lows who never take the trouble to register or vote A wag observes a s ween a cow and a sax that both sound alike b that only the cow gives Imparity be iphone in t he adds itilk AFTER THE HONEYMOON Your Home Building Problem Questions on home bonding problems addressed to the Bet ter Housing Editor of this paper win be answered without charge or obligation in the order re ceived by Leslie f Mahoney chief architect for Artama F H A When accompanied by stamp ed selfaddressed envelope they will be answered direct Q Are cement floors in houses being used extensively A Yes cement floors are coming into extensive use in the southwest as being economical giving long life and easy of maintenance Q I am considering building a home without a basement but with concrete floors laid directly ou the ground Can I lead ONE YEAK AGO Easter sunrise services conducted on high school lawn Casa Grande opens baseball sea son with defeat at hands of Gila Bend wheniQuinn Lee Casa Gran de boy pitches one hit game Nannie Mae Gilbert grand wor thy matron pays official visit to Eastern Star chapter i TWO YEARS AGO Casa Grande awarded J1935 con vention at the state gathering of the Lions clubs at Tucson Christian Endeavor union hold ing convention at Phoenix voted to meet in Casa Grande in 1935 SEVEN YEARS AGO Nearly 200 citizens and visitors attended the annual community plumbing in the concrete with safety j A Lead is not usually affected by dense seasoned concrete but when used in contact with a plas tic or green wet concrete the lead should be protected by a continu ous film of asphalt varnish pitch a wrapping of jute saturated with bitumen or similar coating It is also good practice to protect lead from contact with old porous con crete banquet of the Casa Grande cham ber of commerce Plans for a new distribution plant for the Union Oil company was announced making a total of four such plants in Casa Grande TEN YEARS AGO Exclusive hunting rights to the Picacho reservoir were sold Sunday to the Reprisita Shooting club by the Casa Grande Valley Water users association What has been termed as the latest difficulty in the way of early construction of the Coolidge dam was removed Friday when the Southern Pacific entered into an agreement to remove its from the basin of the dam TWENTYONE YEARS AGO A petition is being circulated in Toltec asking the Southern Pacific to have the west bound passenger train No 1 stop at that station in the evening The board of trustees have made a selection of teachers for the next term Miss Mable Curran of Fort Collins will be principal Dan Peart has been retained Miss Frances Enslow Redlands Calif and Mrs Guild will handle the grades L Your Chamber of Commerce Every live community has a chamber of commerce or some like organization This is proof thafr somewhere in the setup of com munity progress organization is needed if there be any substantial progress in community history of the passing decades show quite positively that tbf results in community progress have been at tained in ratio to the efforts of the organization The greater the efV forts the more beneficial have beea the results The things that stand first in importance in the welfare of any locality are the same things that if they did not emanate from have been made the objectives of the chamber Let George do is a common expression Let the chamber do it has a more common application And the chamber generally does it for it has the support of those foresighted citizens who can visual ize the results of progress and the benefits of growth They can see possibilities and the necessity of being prepared to accept opportun ity when it comes by In these days of automatics human supervision is necessary if the best results are to be obtained The growth of a com munity needs supervision and it is through the chamber of commerce that the human element reaches out and guides and controls the automatic progress of the commun ity so that the results may be last ing and beneficial Mohave Min er Eyes That Cannot See We have heard the cynic belabor service clubs for their lack of serv ice We have heard of business men who refused to join luncheon clubs because they thought they did nothing But right here at home we are witnessing the humanitar ian work of a service club that should not escape public attention and acclaim The Mesa Lions club for several years has devoted time and funds to relieve the sufferings of the blind and nearblind Braille books have been purchased atid scores of boys and girls have been fitted with glasses the bills paid by members of the Lions club We think this is one of the finest bits of public service ever perform ed fa Mesa Apparently service clubs do something more than meetnig and Mesa Jour nalTribune 5 No Escape In the matter of news Phoenix is one of the most fortunate If not the most fortunate city in the na tion There is no way of escaping having it pounded into oyu The evening daily carries the news but if you do not read it dont be downhearted The same items will be carried over again on the 9 p m news broadcast Of course if you have read the evening paper you can turn off the radio or worse you can be bored by hearing the same words come to you over the ether that you have read a few hours earlier But if you have neither read the evening paper nor listened to the 9 oclock broadcast let it give you no concern You will have the same items again repeated upon the 11 p m nightowl radio newspaper By that time you will know them by heart and can recite them word for word If by some unfortunate circumstance you have missed the evening paper the 9 oclock and the 11 oclock radio news broadcasts you will find tie same items hi the morning daily delivered on your doorstep before breakfast There is just no escaping the news It is literally poured into you Of course it may be a bit stale before it reaches you but reachs you it sure ly Dunbars Weekly a camel calf stands UM Mt high a few days after birth it does not reach its full fitwlh until its sixteenth or sev enteenth year Arent men funny A Floridlan who hadnt kissed his wife for a year whipped an iceman who had By Geoff Hayes An armament race was never yet followed b anything but S Senator Gerald P Nvr North Dakota I MET A GIRL TTD AY YESIVE NOTICED WHOSE ARE I 00 YOU KNOW HER DATES ALRICMT YOU ONLY J MET HEft TODftY j WHEN I ASKED HER POR ONE SUB SAiOL SHE MAD NONE LEFT ;