Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on November 4, 1950 · Page 2
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 2

Tucson, Arizona
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Saturday, November 4, 1950
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Hold Hearing For Policeman It took less than 90 minutes yesterday to complete the .hearing before the civil service commission on the' dismissal' of William E. Irvin/" city, patrolman, who was appealing ths dismissal ordered by Police Chief Don J. Hays. Commission Chairman Ben T. October Runoff Is One Of Lowest In Arizona History High temperatures mnd low precipitation produced one of the lowest October runoffs in Arizona's history. Low runoff records were smashed as far back as 1902 in the October Col. Luper To Talk At Faculty Member Feast Cheek said the case wouU be. *ken ^^ of " John / H . : Gardiner) district: engin e er . for surface would be .made before Tuesday! water investigations, U.S. GE would re- For the first time since 1921, under advisement and no ·when;.the "commission ceive' a transcript' of the testi-|the Little Colorado mony. " ',' " ' Cameron was dry month. Geological survey. river near the ' entire The Verde river above Horse- Discourteous treatment- of the public 'and, conduct tending to ^ lc , ^ u l i T c l a u u ¥ j _ ,..,,_ cause scandal to the service were Sn0 e re servoir was the lowest since the twin charges filed against -~~^--·.. --.~ . _ _ ---^ ~.-- n-i. Irvin by his superior. He was first suspended pending investiga- . tion and- later dismissed. Yesterday's hearing was to appeal the discharge. 'He was represented by , William F. Kiroball, local attorney. City Attorney Thomas J. Elliott represented the city department head in the hearing and called only two witnesses to the stand while Kirnbali used only Irvin's testimony for the defense. Capt. joe Rice of the Tucson police department was called first and stated that he was the officer on duty in charge on the night of Oct. 7 and Irvin was in uniform and on duty from 4 p-m. to midnight. Coed Testifies A 19-year-old University of Arizona coed was the second witness. She testified that she was stopped by Irvin on the night of Oct. 7 at the corner of Second street and Park avenue and told that she was apeeding. She said that she started crying after he stopped her because I "she was afraid of policemen The officer talked to her 1902 with 9,510 acre-feet. The Salt river above 'Roosevelt lake yielded only 6,950 acre-feet. · the lowest October since 1913. Storage in the Salt and Verde river system of .reservoirs decreased from 27,000 acre-feet during October, but still held to 281,- . 000 acre-feet on October 31. This|terests. is less than half the 620,000 storage! In a, unanimous decision, the Court Denies Racing Stand c? PHOENIX, Nov. 4. OJ.PJ--A far- reaching supreme court decision upheld th£ constitutionality of the state workmen's compensation act today in cqnnectio'n with an appeal filed by the state's racing to A dinner for male .faculty members cf all of Tucson's public schools and the college of education at the University of Arizona will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafe- .teria. . " Col. J". R. Luper, commander of the 43rd maintenance .and sup- Bsllg Saturday Evaning, Nov. 4, 1950 S t e e l S t o c k V a l u e s S e t PORTSirOUTH,.Ohio, Nov. 4. (fp) A .group of Portsmouth Steel Corp: stockholders, who sued here a year ago to collect a "fair cash value" for their stock, won their case 1 in ply group at Davis-Monthan air- ! common pleas court today, base, will be the speaker. He ! ~ will talk on "Military Power in World Affairs." Col. Luper was shot down over. Germany in World War II and spent seven months in a prison camp.' The newly organized MansEeld junior high school quartet will be featured entertainers. J. D. Van Horne, member of the Tucson high school faculty, is in charge of the event last year. court turned aside.a-challenge initi- Gila river above Safford valley ated by the Maricopa Tm-l club, was also low with a runoff of 6,6SOItlie Arizona Harness Racing Assc- acre-feet, 68 per cent of normal. In 1947 and.1948, however, it was lower. San Carlos reservoir reached a low of 200 acre-feet in storage on October 14 when the outlet gates were closed, but went up to 240 by the end of the month, still an Insufficient'.amount to release for irrigation. A year ago, there was 8S.OOO acre-feet "in storage, .The Colorado river at Grand Canyon was low with 74 per cent of- normal, 358,100 acre-feet. Storage at Lake Mead 'and Lake Mo- for crying after he stopped her because!have was above average with 19,- «cho i,.ac afraid nf nnlirpmpn." 755,000 acre-feet, but lower than a year ago. The runoff of Sabino, creek with only ,1 · acre-feet was the lowest since the redords began in 1932, Lucky Lady II gome time at the corner and used embarrassing language in her presence, she said, and then ordered her to drive Iff the medical building at Campbell and Speedway and ·wait for him. Under examination] by Elliott she said that' she. followed his instructions to wait for him because she considered it an order. After driving to the designated «pot she testified that Irving arrived in a few minutes and parked his police cruiser beside her car in the driveway. He left the car and entered her car where he continued the embarrassing conversation and put his arms around her and kissed her. , . . ' · - : About this time he received a call on his. police radio and he left, she This was the end of the ciation, Inc., and the Western Grey hound Kennel club. ' ' Plaintiffs in the original action sought a clarification of the law regarding the interests responsible for providing workmen's compensation insurance for track employees. They contended there were no standards under which insurance rates and premiums for track employees could be fixed and, secondly, the legislature unlawfully delegated powers to the commis- Senate At UA Elects Fifteen Fifteen members-at-large were elected to the University of Arizona faculty senate this week. The sen- Common Pleas Judge Vernon Smith announced he will rule in favor of the group, mostly from Cincinnati, and appoint three appraisers to determine what their) stock is worth. He said his decision has been, prepared and will be filed after it is proofread. Half a dozen stockholders, representing about 2,000 of the more than 1,000,000 shares, filed objec-j Uons to the corporation's proposal j to sell its steel plant here and two Kentucky coal mines to Detroit S:eel Corp. The sale was completed last Jan. 3 and Detroit Steel has been oper- ajing the plant since then. The sale was approved at a stockholders' meeting last Nov. 16 and Judge Smith announced he 'will I! rule that the suing stockholders are entitled to the amount their stock'is worth as of the day before ate is composed of deans of all col- _j leges, the president, vice-president| The" stockholders c o n t e n d e d ! ! and registrar of the university, a|p ortsmouth Stee , relinquisfted representative from each college J. L. Picard, Dr. Hartley Cardon, Dr. H. D. Rhodes, Dr. Lawrence R. Gray, Dr. Matthew M. R. Schneclc, Prof. Harold C. Schwalen, Prof, Frances Gillmor, Dr. William J. ?istor. The court held there were, i n j Dr. George F. Herrick, Prof. Rus- fact, definite standards for fixing'sell M. Howard Dr. Earle H. War- rates, based primarily on employment hazards in each individual The high tribunal also · upheld the legislature's power to delegate authority for the purpose of implementing and enforcing the .act. Seek Nurses In " T C I 1 1 · Aw'OC'ltf 1 1 14/1 OC/O ill/ Is saved Again! r» 7 . n 7 7 ~__ \rolio Outbreak A new recognition by the National Aeronautics association appears to have saved Lucky Lady II, first plane ever to fly nonstop around the world,.from an ignominious end. The Davis-Monthan bomber 1 was honored two days.-ago'when the NAA announced that .the .plane and its crew are to receive .the annual · uitidL*. .LIUS wd me euu ui tiic - - - - - -- -- . - - - - - - _-Incident until about 3 ajn. the next, 1 Mackayjrophyjfor the., outstanding morning:when her boy friend reported the episode to the police department ,-snd this started an investigation which resulted In the officer's guspenslon ..and 'later, his dismissal. Charge* Irvin took the stand at this point and. admitted stopping the girl at tht location Bh« had. testified to and he : said that she told him she was .crying because her "date had itood her up that night." She indicated.- he said, that she wanted to talk to him and he told her that h« would be passing the Campbell and Speedway intersection in a few minutes and. there. she could §ee him .He said he arrived at the loca- 'tlon in a few minutes after stopping ·e.veral times and making routine checks. He admitted parking. the squad car in the driveway and talking to the girl but he stoutly denied getting into her car or, kissing her. He further denied'that'he had used smbarrassing language in her presence, but did admit that he might have siiid a few cuss words. He told her his name, he said. " The.. coed admitted · from the ·tand'that- sh« had discussed the case with, the dean of women at the college and wanted to drop the charges. She said that she had no ill-feeling toward the officer. In,the'.closing arguments by the attorneys, .Elliott said that most of testimony'given "by the two principals. waVthe same except for the obvious,,' parts where there .was disagreement. .He pointed out that the .commission had no reason to doubX'the girl's statements and if conditions, like this were existing they.'should be cleaned up at once. Kiinball.-made a strong point of the .'fact that Hays had asked for a dismissal, from the service and he contended,that the commission should /not discharge a patrolman ·with/-13. years of excellent service on unsubstantiated testimony. He added, "This.is the weakest plaintiff's case I have ever heard in m.y life." Both attorneys had called and sworn in approximately a dozen additional witnesses, but they were never called to the stand: The full commission of Cheek, C. E. FJnney and Ray Webb heard the case. Overseas Mailing Deadline Nov. 15 achievement' in ..aviation , during 1949. Yesterday base officials announced that the ship,, crippled last August when It crash-landed on the desert,' is to be refurbished and sent out on a public appearance tour--after having been considered for the junk yard. - ' . The famous bomber. Is to;begin a trip on two 40-foot" trailers next week, headed for Wright-Patterson air force base Irr Dayton, Ohio, where a special exhibit squadron will prepare it for .-public inspection. It probably will be cut down the middle so that one side can be replaced with plexiglass. Such a fate, most bombers probably will agree, is' better than the junk yard--but to a fighting ship,! possibly a little ignominious at I that. ner, Dr. Russell C. Ewing, Prof. Clyde H. Brown, Dr. Klonda Lynn and Dr. Paul Kelso. The senate is the legislative body for the faculty. Young Violinists Invited To Choir Music. Red Cross headquarters in Tucson has received an appeal for more nurses to handle the poliomyelitis emergency in Oregon, it was an- jnounced today. Last week the Tucson chapter sent three nurses to Portland, Ore., where all of the state's polio cases I in S Musical club and meets the first are being treated. Now Oregon of-jSunday of^each month^at^the^hall, ficials say they need even more. T3 ~~ 1 "" 1 '-*- """ -"''-- *· --«-~ Recruiting of nurses is being done in several of the western states. Registered nurses are wanted, W.I C, Wilkinson, Tucson chapter .man-' ager, said, regardless of whether or not they have had polio experi-j ence. Air transportation and tenance en route to Oregon will ball advanced by the Red Cross, hej said, and' pay during the period of emergency work there will be at the rate of $250 per month -plus maintenance. liquidation value of their stock. The company argued it did not sell "substantially" all its assets, Portsmouth Steel's S10 par stock has sold on the open market re-] cently for between $13 and ; Slo a I share. At the time of the steel I plant's sale, the market price was around .$12. The corporation' offered Sll.62% i a share to the suing stockholders, who claimed their stock was worth from $18 to $25. Brief Resident Here Dies; Body To Ohio Young violinists are. invited to I The botj y of Arthur L. Cope, who attend the junior violin choir di-^ died yesterday in a local hospital, rected by Mrs, Guy Porter, which! ha3 be e n sent to Alliance, Ohio, by meets at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the U ie Parker-Ken- mortuary. Mr. Cope, 77, came here three weeks ago from Alliance and had Nurses'; wishing to volunteer for the Oregon emergency or who want further information should contact! the Red Cross office here, Wilkinson said. The office is located at 136 K. Park. The telephone number is 3-0541. Ready-Mixed CONCRETE -- F rid en Calculators Sales Service Walsh" 1 8 0 £ 0 D * ' A Y DIAL 3-7566 SAN XAVIER ROCK SAND GO. MORE JOBS for MORE PEOPLE VOTE 308 Arizona Workman'sComptnjaMon ComnriN»« -P. O. Box 3961, PhMnlx - A. ). from, T.mf*. G«o. Pitktrlna, Yumaj On. Nag«l, Wimlowi Jock Procfor, TiKJen; Vtrnon F«f«r, PtiMnl*. Bars, Hotels Restaurants EQUIPMENT SUPPLIES Arizona Representatives BOB DOUTHAT Phone Tucson 5-7293 JACK WEAVER Phone Tncson 5-3741 El Paso Hotel Supply Co. Phone El Paso 24414 Deadline for mailing overseas packages for Christmas delivery Is Nov. 15, according to Postmaster Harold 'C. Collins. He urges, however, packages be mailed as soon as possible. The post office department this year will go on the Mutual radio network to urge everyone to mail early. · Postmaster Gen. Jesse M. Donaldson will speak on the first broadcast, "Washington Report," which can be heard tomorrow over KTUC at 2:45 p.m. Other programs are scheduled Nov. 19, Dec. 3 and Dec. 17. Public School Workshop In Art Set On Monday A public school art workshop ·will be held from 7 to 9 p. m. Monday in room 103 of the humanities building at the University of Arizona. Gertrude \Vagrisr of the Peter E. Howell elementary school has arranged an exhibit of clay work and will teach a group of children at the class in modeling and powdered clay. Phyills Logan..will present, recipes for finger' paints, fixation, papier-mache and paste. · SXTNSHIXE CHAPTER NO. 38, OES, will have a regular business meeting Monday afternoon at the Scottish Rite cathedral but the altar .dedication and observance of Tucson' day hart bMn powaontd ---^ RETAIN J. Mercer JOHNSON D E M O C R A T JUDGE of SUPERIOR COURT What unbiased, objective newspapers say: ARIZONA DAILY STAR- raends J. Mercer Johnson." Madeline Berger hall, Temple of been living at 2616 E. Helen st. Students in grades up to and in' eluding high school are invited. The choir is one of six organizations sponsored by the Saturday Morn 315 X. *th Are. 'round heating aiid cooling Glover-dark, Inc. TUCSON MORTUARY A Friendly, Slncer* Service if ext to Cathedral ' Dial 2-7429 202 S. Stone U-Drive Cheapest Rale* SALE to 1/2 OFF ON HUNDREDS OF GIFT ARTICLES U-Drive Day--Week--Month U-Drive Large Fleet New Can Wonderful Opportunity for Christ,ma» Gift* All Mercliandite From Regular Stock U-Drive Sale Through Nov. 12th Pick-up Delivery Service Lhunger Gift* fit the Lodge on'the Desert North Algernon at Poe Phone 5-3366 U-Drive PHONE 3-0183 Open Every Day of the Tear 8:00 A. M. -- 10:00 P. M. TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN--"Mr. .Johnson hag acted with exceptional honesty of purpose. He hag favored neither the rich nor the poor; he hag been equally felicitous an to the interestg of both. And frankly, these are the two essential qualifications for a good judge . . . Mr. Johnson hag been and is a close student of the law and is by long experience in the guperior court familiar with its procedures." -"On the basis of experience and maturity The Star recom- Pay Your Taxes on Monday Vote on Tuesday BRUCE BROCKETT for the U. 8. Senate He has supported the govern, went, but he has never taken money from the government except for his service as a Marine. HOWARD PITLB for Governor and for * greater Arizona DR. R, J. HIGHT for Secretary of State Tempo rancher and man. Civic leader. JOHJf CCRXUTTB for Representative in Gongresi District No. * Believes ; Republican CongreM to be the best hop* for America*. WILLIAM C. FRET for Corporation Commissioner Tucson attorney. War veteran. Seeks ejection because he believes" corporation commission a e e d f cleaning up.' CHARLES A. LAMB for State Treasurer. Tucson insurance man. War yeV eran. Qualified by training for. position. ' ; · _ - HARVEY M. McKEMY for Superintendent of Public Instruction Able educator. Ask the instructors in your school about him. JOHN J. RHODES .for Attorney General Mesa attorney. A Republican goT. erwor needs a Republican attorney general. PHILIP HTCKET for State Mine Inspector Wide experience «nd necessary background lor the position. The Arliona Republican State Committee Is proud to present the nine candidate* shown above.

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