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considered Pima chairman w i l l con- coun- l l date of the u l of sincere- to name Widmer Faces Court In Accident Involving Girl, 5 At the time scheduIecT.jior his preliminary hearing manslaughter charges todgyl38-year-old Clifford C. Widmer waived the proceeding aridfwfas held to answer in court. ' ' · ' " ' 'i4- '· A resident of 302 W. Kirig r st., Widmer is charged driving the auto which struck down am! killed . 5-year-old Connie Kay Culley, neat- the Oracle after receiving j fatality the group a m G. Hall, Fred W. Fickett, was stolen Jerry's Ming Broadway, by a forced the rear door $500 could not be outside because the of out road entrance to Holy Hope cemetery, the night of Feb. 13. Highway patrolmen testified at the girl's inquest that Widmer's blood analysis showed an alcohol percentage of .30, double the statutory minimum for drunken driving, Justice of the Peace James M. Howsare, in whose precinct the occurred, relinquished enclosed by a n t jurisdiction in the criminal matter to Clark H. Johnson, after delivering. a scathing criticism of Widmer in open court. Widmer is represented by Atty. W i l l i a m Messing. The child was the daughter of Air. and Mrs. Don Culley, 803 W. Prince rd. Mrs. Culley said they were standing on the west shoulder, well off the pavement, when Widmer's car swerved. I n t o , the child, who was looking at an injured dog. Widmer told officers he didn't realize his auto had struck any pedestrians. It came to rest after smashing into another car parked a short distance beyond. Richard M. Bailey, 26, of 1150 W. Prince rd., also was struck down by Widmer's auto, and received fractured ribs. San Manuel To Vole On High School SAN MANUEL -- UPI -- High school students from this newest of Arizona towns, who daily take what is believed to be the bus ride in the country to attend classes, will soon have a schoolhouse close to home, it was-indl- cated.here today. A special election is expected to be called on the question of forming a high school district to serve the San Manuel, Mammoth and Tiger district. J. A. GARDNER of Tiger, chairman of Mammoth elementary school district No. 8, said sufficient signatures have been obtained on petitions for the election. . Students of the area now travel by bus tq and from Florence It is a 142-mile daily roundtrirVfor teen-agers Jiving in the mining communities. . . .

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  1. Tucson Daily Citizen,
  2. 09 Apr 1954, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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