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REPUBLIC CiTY Writer Works On Book Here The Arizona Republic THE STATE'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER Friday, December 12, 1947 Page 17 School Plans Drive Nevada Officer Is Found Dead TbCSON, Dec. 11 (AP) A Quarrel Ends In Suicide EL CENTRO, Dec. 11 (AP) A lovers' quarrel which culminated a motor trip to Yuma, Ariz, for a marriage that neer was performed ended tragically last night for Mario Keron Hall, 19 years old, of San Antonio, Tex. She died of a bullet wound through the Jiead which Sheriff Robert W. Ware said was self-inflicted.

xhe sheriff said she and Harvey A. George, 25, a Long Beach, Calif, cafe operator, eloped to Yuma yesterday. When they arrived, there was a change of plans, and they, started back, Ware said. He quoted George as saying that "I wanted to wait a while and be sure." WHEN THEY reached El Centre George stopped at a service three-day drive to aid the Navajo Indians will open tomorrow at the University of Arizona. Melvin Goodson, executive secretary of the alumni association and campus chairman for the campaign, said students and faculty members will be asked to donate food, clothing and money.

Freak Bird Exterminated MORENCI, Dec. 11 The famed "headless chicken" of Morenci has been put to death. Mert Goodspeed of Stargo and Morenci said today the chicken, viewed by thousands since it became headless, August 25, gradually became afflicted with ill health, and it was killed with chloroform November 5. The Goodspeed family had intended to eat the chicken for din of the police identification bureau since 1945. A widow and daughter survive.

J. M. Murphy, city manager, said he could ascribe no cause to the act, although officers said the chief had appeared "upset" recently. The chief had been spearheading a drive to run visiting mobsters and racketeers out of Nevada, after charges recently that cleanup in Los Angeles had sent them here to winter. LAS VEGAS, Dec.

11 (AP) A gang-busting new police chief was found dead today and the coroner's office listed him as an apparent suicide by his own service pistol. Luther Horner, 40 years old, named to the post December 5 in a shake-up which demoted George Thompson, former chief, to head of the traffic detail and brought dismissal of two police captains, was found in his bedroom, his pistol at his side and Activation Due For Yuma Guard Federal inspection is scheduled tonight in the Yuma American Legion hall for Company of the Arizona National Guard, which has about 40 enlisted men. Mayor Walter S. Ingalls will welcome the company's return to the city where the old outfit was located prior to World War II. Inspection will be by Col.

Frederick It. Topping of Sixth Army Headquarters, San Francisco. A dinner for visiting guard officers has been arranged following the activation. Capt. Earle A.

Duus, who served in New Guinea. Manila and Japan during th wnrf will command 1 lie company. lie wears the Bronze Star medal. First Lis. Elften G.

Coz and Benjamin A. Hamnei, both former members of the old company, will be platoon leaders. Lieutenant llaniner received the Purple Heart and four Bronze Stars in action. Lieutenant Coz, who wears the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Clusters, won the Silver Cards Are Issued GLOBE, IX-c. 11 Membership cards, with gold letters on a blue background, were distributed to members of the Globe Chamber of Commerce today along with cards pointing out that all solicitors for funds must have a clearance from the organization.

a bullet through his head. The coroner said his inquiry indicat gier, Augi-st 25, but when Mr. The city of St. Andrews, about halfway between Edinburgh and Dundee, is credited 'with being the birth place of golf. ed suicide.

Horner came here in 10.11 from Pampa, and had been hend station for gasoline. Then, the it M. Mi. "'4 fcr K. Reds Bluff, Goodspeed cut off the chicken's head, it continued to live.

The family fed It with an eye-dropper and by dropping bits of food into its gullet. many as 275 visitors a day v'sited the Goodspeed home to see the freak, and Mrs. Goodspeed gave up early her plans to keep a guest book there were just too many people. They came from 6 a. m.

to 11 p. m. Mc.ny who viewed the headless chicken have asked about it since, which prompted Goodspeed to make a public announcement that the bird no longer is alive. Pictures of another chicken which had continued to live after losinj Its head were printed several months earlier in Life magazine, but the chicken featured in Life didn't live so long as his, Goodspeed said. Star in Italy when, by individual action, he captured two machine-; gun positions and killed and took; Jl fl Jl JIJ 1 JLJ I Author Says prisoner several of the enemy.

Robert J. Casey, Chicago newspaperman and author, left, relaxes in the Arizona sunshine at Casa Blanca resort hotel with George W. Borg, industrialist and owner of Casa Blanca, about whom Casey is writing a biography. Borg is reading the draft of a chapter in the book, to be titled Mr. Clutch.

(Republic Staff Photo). I sheriff was told by C. L. Duffy, an attendant, Miss Hall took a pistol from the car's glove compartment and shot herself. George was not in the car at the time, Duffy told the sheriff.

Ware quoted George as saying he brought Miss Hall here from Texas to be married. The sheriff said the fiance is not blamed, and he is not being held. Miss Hall, daughter of Mrs. L. J.

Hall, San Antonio, was well known among the younger society set there. She was a graduate ot St. Mary's Hall in San Antonio, and was known as a singer, having entertained with United Service Organization units overseas. Relatives In Texas said Miss Hall had her mother's permission to marry. AN UNCLE, W.

E. Hall, also of San Antonio, said relatives were awaiting an inquest verdict in the death that they did not believe she shot herself. In El Centre, however, Sheriff Ware said the inquest would be a "mere formality as there is no question as to the facts." By AL LEACII A newspaperman and author who hag covered two major wars 100 Wool Gabardine SHIRTS 11 lifers -v i 11 50 wars, enjoyed the reputation of being an expert on Chicago gang killings, but in all the shooting he never was injured. Recently however, a buzz-saw in his base STORE HOURS DAILY 9:30 A. M.

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M. MEN SEE THESE TODAY! Yes, Men Yoa Get 100 Wool Flannel in HV KVXTTHESJ' Vlt )A Yt COME AM ml- ment workshop nearly ended his 3707 N.Tth.STRUTl writing career the saw nipped the end off his left index finger and spoiled his typewriter "touch." At Casa Blanca, Casey has been "practically living" with Borg for a month to "absorb the qualities of the man." Casey says he finds Campus-Clai the industrialist, one of America's FOR MEN AT THIS LOW PRICE 1 ii and "a half dozen little ones," Robert J. Casey of Chicago believes that the United States will not become Involved in conflict with Russia because "arms make wars and not men. The veteran reporter who is here working on a biography of George W. Borg, industrialist who owns the Casa Blanca resort hotel, said it is his belief that "Russia is bluffing, that as sour as world affairs are because of her spokesmen there will be no fight." CASEY has a new concept for preventing World War III, "As soon as the U.S.

gets B-29s and improved A-bombs spread around the work) so we can use them anywhere, we should give the bomb secret away. "Then we can say 'go your best and if you use it, we will pour A-bombs on you. That would end the nonsense and there never would be war." Carey's theory that arms and not men make war, resulted from a Tittie war" he covered many years ago in Arabia, where two British tanks and a machine gun killed 400 less equipped Arabs and quickly ended a conflict. THE -WAR EXPERT," since World War In which he was an artillery captain in the AEF and later wrote Artillerymen Have Harry Ears, has covered rebellions and outbreaks in South America, Africa, and China, and worked both in the Pacific and European theaters in World War II. 0Wg Gila Treasury Atidit Finished GLOBE.

Dec. 11 A crew of employees of the state examiner's office has completed Us audit of the Gila County treasurer's office in connection with a shortage of $5,650, it was revealed today. A. L. Means, state examiner, has not released a report on his findings.

When Mrs.vBarbara Cecil, county treasurer, opened her office the morning of October 20, $5,650 in currency was missing. She reported the shortage to William H. Richardson, Gila County sheriff, and to the state examiner. Richardson obtained a lie detector from Phoenix and said that all employees and Mrs. Cecil were eliminated as suspects of the case.

Merry is the man who finds a Prince Gardner Billfold tucked in his Christmas socle In fine colors and fine leathers. best known manufacturing figures, an "amazing man." CASEV will call the book Mr. Clutch, as Borg was one of the inventors in 1909 of an automobile clutch which is the basis of most gear shift mechanisms used in cars today. The book will be published next spring. Enthusiastic about Arizona, Casey had one "squawk" about Phoenix, however.

The automobile parking problem here, he said, "is the most confused of any place in the country except New Orleans, and they've heen at it longer." He said parking meters were much to blame for the traffic confusion in downtown Phoenix and that "the traffic speed is controlled to the speed of the guy who is trying to find a parking space." Young men's 2-button model with rope shoulders, rolling peaked lapels, and lustrous rayon lining in coat. Pleated trousers, Zipper closure. ONE STYLE ONLY Solid Grey, Size 36 to 40 $5 IWC Richardson is continuing his in vestigation. J-vsf1', Every day more -CfV ,1 buyinr their cloth- ii-, rsik Compare and see Week-End Specials Along with straight reporting; Leonard' invites your charge Your Name or initial in gold at no charge. GARDENIAS 46 North First Ave.

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