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PROJECT MANAGER RETURNS: EVERYTHING IN GOOD SHAPE (Br Benjamin 'Franklin Fly) Project Manager Lawson is back on the job, having returned from his trip to San Francisco where he attended the International convention of civil engineers. Strange as it . may seem, yet nevertheless true, his good wife did not present him with a "baby boy" as reported by my woolly, woody friend as a scoop, at least the genial project manager says he neither saw or heard anything of the "baby boy" tho Mrs. Lawson was with him all the time he was absent. Otherwise Mr. Lawson is feeling quite well; enjoyed his trip to the utmost, but returns to Yuma project more than ever that Yuma . "How?" asked the latter- "By putting in a new pumping plam. on the bank of the siphon canal, where half of the silt is removed from the water by means of the settling basin at Laguna dam," replied the project manager. But Arizona Charlie had no faith in the promise. He had an idea that the same system would be followed by the new manager that had been so long in vogue under the "extinguished manager." "How do you like the new pumping system," I asked Arizona Charlie this morning. "It makes me as mad as the devil every time I think of it," was his astonishing reply. "How's that," I asked. "Well, its just this way," declared Arizona Charlie. "Under the old management we Irrigated on union labor !8 hour day schedule. The pump be gan sending the silt and sand down to us at 8 a. m. By the time it got to run it was about noon. By the time I got it well started down the

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  1. Arizona Sentinel Yuma Southwest,
  2. 30 Sep 1915, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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