Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on September 5, 1946 · Page 18
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8 PaUjT (Sitilcf September 5. 1946. GvU War Vet Mengoz Is Dead Francis Mengoz, 106, who served In the Civil war and was active as "a miner, prospector, and Indian fighter throughout the West, died last evening at the home of Mrs. Louise E. Young, 630 North Martin avenue, who had cared for him for the past six years. J Mr. Mengoz, born near Paris Jan. 17,1840, cane to the United States ; with his family- when he was 13 years old, settling on a farm near Waterloo, la. He first voted for Abraham Lincoln six years later, although he was not legally old enough to cast a vote. Joining the Union army in the Civil war, Mr. Mengoz served under Geij. Fremont and Gen. Sherman, participating in the letter's march to the sea. When the war ended he came west. He first passed through Tucson in 1873, when the Old Pueblo was only a village, while en route to Ft. Huachuca. He, with other prospectors, decided to go to the fort as laborers, building adobe quarters for officers, since a prospecting venture in Old Mexico hadn't turned out very well. Here For Six fears When he reached 100 years, Mr. Mengoz decided 100 candles were too many to place on his cake, so lie decided to start over again with one candle. He has resided in Tucson since 1940. i( : One of his last public appearances was last Memorial day. He rode to the ceremonies in a car, but returned home early. Survivors include three nephews': Tom Deisch, Tucson; Noel and Louis Deisch, who have not been located, and a cousin, Marie Gre- Succumbs Francis Mengoz, Civil war veteran who died last night at the age of 106, had resided here since 1940. He was born in France, and had been in the West since the close of the Civil war as a prospector, miner, and laborer. Funeral services and burial will be in Tucson. Legion P o s t Tonight nouillet, whose unknown. whereabouts is Reilly's is in charge of funcvral arrangements. Nutting Appointed As New County Attorney HOLBROOK, Sept. 5. OPf--Dodd L. Greer has resigned as Navajo county attorney and the board of supervisors has appointed W Bean Nutting to succeed him. - v Nutting defeated Greer for th Democratic nomination in the Julj primary and has no opposition ii the general election. Dick L. Greer, son of Dodi Greer, has resigned as deputy clerk of the superior court. Mis" Nancy Sherwood has been ap pointed to succeed him. Election of a senior vice-commander will come before Morgan McDermott post No. 7, American Legion, at its regular meeting at 8 p. m. today in the Legion auditorium. The office became vacant with the elevation of Harold A, (Porque) Patten to post commander. Nominations will be open tonight. untii the time of voting. Nominated so far are Jack Kasner, now chef de gare of the 40 8 and former sergeant-at-arms, and E. C. Monroe, past president of the Legion lunch- club. Touring State After a swing through the southern part of Arizona during which he talked with numerous new residents, including veterans, Bruce j Brockett, of Rimrock, Republican candidate for governor, declared he found a very definite desire by these people for a change in state administration, Brockett visited Tucson Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with Bill Bourdon, state GOP chairman, on an organizational tour. Brockett delivered his weekly radio broadcast over the Arizona network from KVQA at 6:15 p. m. They-lntend to return to the southern part of the state in the near future, Appeals To Newcomers Elaborating on his estimate of voters' attitudes, Brockett said many of the new residents as well as a.heavy proportion of the older residents in the southern part of the state expressed their dislike of the New Deal tactics used by Gov. Sidney P. Osborn, his opponent. "They expressed resentment," Brockett reported, "in Gov. Osborn taking the attitude of an indulgent parent toward a child. They believe themselves perfectly capable of making their own decisions on state problems and certainly resent the indulgent parental ' attitude that has prevented full information from being disseminated about im portant state matters." Foster Son Of Senator Brockett is a cattle rancher at Rimrock, which is about 70 miles southeast of Prescott. He has lived there since 192, coming originally from Montana. His foster-father was the late Sen. John B. Kendrick, who was active in sponsoring legislation of benefit to the West before Western states obtained statehood. Bruce Brockett, Republican candidate for governor, said dor* ing a visit to Tucson he has found much sentiment in southern Arizona for a change in the state administration. (Photo by Reggie Russell.) R e a l t y Sales Continue High The number of chattel mortgages (mortgages on property to secure loans) increased four per cent last month over a year ago, according to the" records in the office of Mrs. Anna Sullinger, Plma county recorder. Last m'onth there were 181 chattel mortgages filed, compared with 176 in July and 67 in August, 1945. Number of deeds filed totaled 1,010, which was a slight drop from 1,077 filed in July but nearly double the number filed in August, 1945, 592. Realty mortgages filed last month numbered 447; compared with 449 in July and 216 in August, 1945. Total number of instruments filed amounted to 2,824 last month compared with 2,956 in July and 1,598 in August, 1945. Income from fees last month was $4,946.60, compared with $5,444.55 in July and $2,653,90 in July 1945. Included in other records filed last month were 172 military discharges, 21 articles of incorporation, 19 leases, and seven physician certificates. Holtirook Levy Hear tin Scheduled For Sept. 3i PHOENIX, Sept. 5. (fl-Th state tax commission announce* Tuesday it would hold a hearing ji Holbrook Sept. 30 on a petition b' the town of Holbrook for permis sion to make an emergency ta levy of $30,000 for operation of th municipal hospital. Yuma Indian Killed By California Trait W.TNTERHAVEN, Calif., Sept. 5. (U.R)--Jose Menta, 65, Yuma reservation Indian, was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a Southern Pacific engine three miles north of 'here, the sheriff's office reported Ant*, Roaches and other crawling insects quickly destroyed with ELCO Powder Guaranteed 50c Also $1.00 Economy Six* MACH1NI.OY · FARM IMPLEMENTS · HARDWARE · PUMPS · RANCH SUPPLIES 33 S. Sixth Ave. Ph. 680 TREASURE ISLAND Gift Shop 28 W. Broadway Novelty Yarn PEKINGESE DOGS Assorted pastel shades . . . an ideal gift. *2.25 Tucson Children's Theatre \ and Mary NacHuririe Studio 504 N. 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In 1945 this refund averaged 7.2%: Therefore, on the basis of a 7.2% refund the net bill would be ~ for 250 kilowatt hours of electricity in Tucson. , . '6.07 OPEN EVERY THURSDAY UNTI9 P. M. The TUCSON GAS, ELECTRIC LIGHT POWER CO. YOUR LOCAL UTILITY DIRECTED BY TUCSON BUSINESSMEN ILeryfc Make-up Ensemble "FTOOBIOANT SPECIAL fir i tint ill; The new king size Translucid Lipstick in its" stunning metal and plastic case... new velvet-textured compact Rouge... and a box of Translucid Sheer-Sifted Face Powder... in your choice of glamorous matched shades. All in a brilliant crimson-and-cream kit A most unusual buy! Millinery Department 1.25 The lift that never lets yon down In a "Perma-lift" Bra, the soft cushion insef at the base of the bra gently supports your bust from below--can be washed and washed, and worn and worn without losing its uplift feature. Let our expert fitters help you today. 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