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saw or 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 sanguine than ever that Yuma is the best place in America. In his absence Acting Project Manager Priest not only fniinrl f h a rrpf"H Act little airl baby in the whole county, but he "slipped one over" by completing the new vgas pumping plant on the bank of the canal, which is now pumping siphon canal water to the lands in the upper Yuma valley too high to be irrigated by the regular gravity system. He also found that much of the work of clearing the drift wood and rubbish from Laguna dam had been done under the personal supervision of Supt. of the Dam Jack Levake, and that everything went along 'smoothly in every department while he 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 rows or across my alfalfa it was quitting time for the pump stopped on the minute. We could sleep all afternoon and all night, for ther was no irrigating water to bother us." "But just look at it now!" said my friend with a merry twinkle in each eye. "That man Lawson keeps that durned pump going all the time! He gives us all the water we can use, and 'it has only half the Silt in it that we used to get. We are even made to 'watch it at night, just like other peo-, pie in fact he done 'just what he said he would. I honestly believe he's J crazy but crazy like a fox. Mad! Yes, I'm the maddest man in Yuma county nit!" I At 1:30 today Project Manager Lawson, Major L. C. Scherer, of the 8th U. S. cavalry, Assistant Project Manager Ray Priest, Lieutenant Sampson, and yours truly for good measure, went to Laguna dam, so the army officer could see its beauties and wonders v Major Scherer is eng route to El Paso from Manila, his regiment having just changed posts with the 15th Monday tively the for the The set Chinese a white "felony" matters of outset spring. without the are F. len, i George land R, j A the SAN Many country the big is to during the festival

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

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