Casa Grande Dispatch from Casa Grande, Arizona on May 29, 1942 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, MAT 28, IMS ^^—^^ Jennings To SeekSeatln Lower House Maricopa Attorney Candidate For One Of Representatives In announcing his candidacy for Congressman on the Democratic ticket. Rent L. Jennings, of Phoenix, stated: "I wfll be a candidate for the office of Representative in Congress in the Democratic Primary September & 1942. My complete platform will be announced later. I invite your suggestions now as to what you want in that platform, and your comments and criticisms on the ideas set forth in this announcement. At this moment America is exerting a supreme effort to unify* all her people, utilize all her resources, and cooperate 100% with all her allies, for offensive action to defeat the Axis Powers. Peace time campaign platforms, setting forth planks which appeal especially to designated classes of people, are out of order. Every American to- no matter what his occupa- THE CASA GRANDE DISPATCH social or political affiliation, day. tion, -. . wants most of all to win this war. Profits as usual must be rejected. The stranglehold of production and patent monopolies must be broken. War necessitates 24 hours a day. seven days a week production, full use of ships and railroads for war transportation, full use 61 man and woman power, witii equal pay for equal work. No quibbling over income must be allowed to interfere with war production. Most Americans have never seen a hundred dollar bll] and never will, and heartily approve an income limit considerably below $25,«X) a year. Most Americans, in fact, are thinking: "Profits be damned! America must produce to win!" These sentiments ought to be echoed in Congress. Let's have production for victory, not for profit Labor Plaak The Labor-Management Committee plan of Production Director Donald Nelson is proving its success, encouraying labor initiative, ing labor disputes, achiev- Congress Aspirant Joe Hunt Seeking Nomination For Tax Commissioner Joe Hunt, State Treasurer of Arizona, prohibited by law to seek reelection, today announced his candidacy} for the Democratic nomination fo|r State Tax Commissioner. Mr. Hunt, who Is married and ithe father of two children, was ' born in Kentucky. He has resided in Arizona for the past years where he attended thi schools and received his education. thirty local college ing unity for war production. The President and bis administration are right in rejecting the recent smear pnmpatgf against labor and tracing its origin to the propaganda bureaus of Berlin. Any renewal of such a campaign to repeal progressive labor and social legislation should be vigorously opposed as destructive of Che democratic way of life and disruptive to both production and morale. There must be no anti-labor legislation and no pick handle government in Am- icrica. Agricultural production • in Arizona must be increased, industrial production speeded, and new industries encouraged by maximum development of the Colorado River, combining irrigation with power and establishing lower power rates through cooperative distribution. A system'of rapid transportation by highway and rail must.be developed in Arizona through the aid of the Federal Government, thus speeding military movements and transportation of war materials in • this state of ever-increasing military importance. Farmers must be insured cost of production. OH Age Pensiona A minimum federal pension of at least $60.00 must be guaranteed to all persons over 60. Youth, upon whom the old depend, must be free for war work. When thousands of people still receive incomes over $25,000 a year, there is no excuse for not permitting the aged to spend their last days in security. A gross Income tax on incomes over (3000 will finance the plan, releasing for military service thousands of young men now kept at home for no other reason than the fact that they have aged dependents to support. Ww Vetenns Disabled veterans of previous wars «a well as the civilian blind, maimed, unemployed or needy, are entitled to such adjustment in their incomes as the cost of living necea- RBNZI* JBNNINGfe sitates. No argument against such humane justice is valid as long as I Incomes over $25,000 still exist; no legislative freezing of wages is valid at any figure below that set for incomes from other sources. Wages are earned by the sweat of a man's own brow and should be the last source of income to be cut., While the immediate aim of this program is to win. the war, "the | only way voters can judge the sain- ' ctity of a' candidate's program is' by his past public record. I am no new convert to democracy. My i stand against fascism of all brands,' native and foreign, has long been a matter of'public record. I invite inspection of my public record as evidence of my faith in democracy and the sanctity of my campaign pledges." Democracy At Home , The surest way of establishing or restoring democracy hi other part of the world is to maintain it it home. Democracy to me means security and happiness for the aged, generous care for the maimed and the blind; the right to work for an who are able; the right of working people to associate themselves In economic or political organizations ual enterprise, and the protection without fear; the right of cooperative enterprise as well as individ- of both from monopoly. .Democracy is not static, but to live must forever develop and expand into new fields as methds of production bring changes in the relationships of one man to another, one group to another. Through cooperative enterprise, labor and farm organizations, and progressive laws encouraging the development of all democratic activity, -democracy expands from the political field into the economic, and continues to be continuous, steady progress toward a living, vital force. Wjthout this economic democracy, political democracy cannot long survive." STUDENT SONG WRITER "Two years ago when I apnoun- ced my candidacy for State iTreas- urer," said Mr. Hunt, "I made only one promise to the voters of Arizona. JThat promise was that I would always strive to dp my very best to retain the votes of confidence they give me. With that thought in mind I have conscientiously! administered the duties of my office." "This" year, I again make but one promise to the voters of this state. That is that in administering the duties [of the State Tax Comrois- jsioner [which are clearly prescribed I by law 1 . I will at all times show no Uncle. Sam's "Bluejackets" are singing a new navy song, "Fighting Sons of the Navy Blue," written by a former Arizonan and University of Arizona student. Bill Walters, now a second class petty officer in the service. Walters also is the author of words to the state university's official student rodeo song, "Tumbledown Ranch in Ari- Boy Scouts' CampToOpen On May 3lst Several Local Boys Plan To Attend One Of Sessions Camp Lawton, summer camp of the IBoy Scouts of the Catalina Council, will open Sunday, May 31, for a two-week season. Scout Ex. ecutive E. G. Stowell, announced oday. Maintenance crews have >een busy at the camp for the past two weeks; installing i butane-gas stoves and a large ice refrigerator, >ainting, and otherwise preparing he camp for the season. Several ocal Scouts are planning to at- end this year. R. F. Toronto, field Scout Executive, will direct the camp and will be assisted by B. M. GUlespie, nature lore director; O.. H. Chidester and A. B. Thomas, handicraft directors; Robert Grovjt, archery nstructor; and other Scout leaders. The camp's program will also nclude instruction in various other phases of scoutcraft, including racking and trailing, outdoor cook ery, forest fire prevention and con- rol directed by forest rangers 'rom nearby Palisades Ranger sta- ion, overnight camping in nearby scenic spots, signaling, first-aid, and merit badge instruction. Campers will have ample oppor- ninity for ' advancement in rank hrough instruction given by members of the camp staff. An ample supply of pure spring water, tested weekly by the Arizona State Laboratories of Tucson, is assured since the camp's two mammoth storage tanks are filled favoritism to any class Sincerely try to give every taxpayer a square deal." I j I earnestly hope that n^y conduct as your State Treasurer will enable you to openly suppjort me for the office of State Tax Commissioner." *~ The Arizona Tax Research Association in their annual praised Joe Hunt's admini itration ta State Treasurer by statiig that interest costs on the cum ait j obligations of the state government were reduced $21,796.87 which was due principally to Mr. Hunt warrants for. payment at calling regular periods; delivery of warrants: before registration, instead of after, and requiring county treasurers to remit state promptly. tax payment i more Mr. Hunt was the first State officer in the United States to invest state funds in Defense' Bonds. Through his efforts the'itate of Arizona owes approximate!} In Defense; Bonds. Joe Hunt is renowned throughout the state as a softbiiU and basketball player. His ability as a showman was so great that he report New Sugar Allowance For Canning Fruits Liberalization of sugar allowances for home canning was announ- by the WPB last week end. fhder the new regulations, home lers will be entitled to one of sugar for every 4 quarts canned fruit, and an additional of sugar for each member the family to make jams, jellies, preserves and fruit butters.. Previous regulations restricted each*sugar ration coupon holder to five pounds for home canning. If this amount has been used in putting up early fruits, it . must be computed in the new canning allotment, A. M. Ward, local member of .the rationing board for Final County, said. Lions Club Hears Two H. S. Soloists Music by two of John X Boyer's most talented band «*™rfniaTi« featured the program of the Lions Club last Monday evening. Allan Morgan pleased with a souaaphone number and Dorothy Garrett rendered a delightful saxaphone number. .Robert McNeil was program chairman and arranged for the appearance of Mr. Boyer and hi* musicians. Grady Thurman spoke on the oil industry, explaining briefly the processes through which, the crude oil must pass before it enters the automobile or airplane tank. Boy Defense Bends Good 807 If f»m uee« nye! •jo overflowing. •• Competent cooks prepare tasty meals in the camp's screened, kitchen ' from balanced menus pre- Navy School at GJL AMOS A. BEITS, Corporation Commissioner for years, has announced his candidacy to succeed himself, subject to the Democratic primaries. Just one evidence of the cooperation between the armed •ad our vatt industrial army — a school for submarine electricians conducted at one General Electric factory. Five Casa Grande, : Seven Coolidge And j Four Eloy Men Called! The army called 44 more men from Final County during the past week, of whom 14 were from Casa Grande, Coolidge or Eloy. The men have left or will leave for training centers within the next few days. Casa Grande men who were called included: Norval C. (Micky) McNatt, Elria Eldon Chimim, Raymond Gilbert Smith, Franklin Thompson Pierce" and T. T. Butler. Coolidge men included^ Jerald 'Juan, George stables are stored camps large refrigerator and add variety to the daily menu. The entire camp is rigidly inspected daily by the camp director and others of his staff to insure cleanliness. Campers sleep eight io each cab- In in permanent cabins built of cedar "shakes." Hot and cold showers are provided in the shower house. A resident camp nurse is quartered during the camp 1 season in the camp's "health lodge" which is equipped to take care of emergencies, with full-time telephone service providing for immediate communication. A selected group of seasoned older campers will enjoy a program planned especially for, them, and will be housed in a 'mountaineer village' of baker tents pitched.4- round their own campfire circi;;. Instruction in hiking with a pac3c train will be afforded by the addition of at least* one burro to the camp's equipment ^his season. Added responsibilities: and priv. lieges will be enjoyed by this group of experienced campers, j The camp site is located east of Mount Lemmon, near Mt Bigelow, er Farnsworth, a' n d Clemmie lolraes. Those from Eloy are Walter Hagan, Benito Valencia, Leonard William Edison and Jose Ramirez. three miles from Tucson by road. Scouts from Casa Grande, Tucson. Ajo, Ray, Hayden, Wlnkelman, Mammoth, Tiger, Coolidge, Eloy and Florence Campers are 250,000 at an elevation of eight- thousand feet, and is covered with virgin timber. Western yellow pines and white pines reach a height of two hundred feet. The camp is reached .by the Mt. Lemmon road from was featured in four national mag- Oracle, and is adjacent to the azines. ; Palisades ranger station, seventy Man, What A Swell PRINT JOB! \ You bet it is^Mister, if it's by The Casa Grande Dis-i patch. And our prices are very reasonable! That's why it's foolish to put up with out-of-date print jobs; Let us put new life into your letterheads, envelopes, ledgers, cards and posters. Quick, efficient service. CASA GRANDE — DISPATCH' * Phone 69 » II MIL yon didn't. COURSE yon paid the But your creditor says And if you paid in cash and can't produce the receipt, you can hardly expect to win the argument. Which, you will agree, b one of t lie best reasons for having ja checking account. 'A canceled check is a legal receipt which pi such argument, and saves you from having Yes, a checking account offers many other advantages, too. It simplifies personal and household bookkeeping. It saves time and energy by permit- a perfect answer to every to i pay a disputed biM twice. ting you to mail payments instead of having to stand in line to pay your bills. You don't have to keep a large amount;of cash on hand, thereby inviting loss or theft Be business-like with ypnr personal financial affairs. Open a checking account at the Valley National Bank. Yon needn t carry a large balance in order to enjoy the economy, convenience safety of a Valley Bank checking accoant. Even if yo*r average balance is leu than $ SO, the service charge is only a dollar a month, with a three-cent charge for checks i \7own. On accounts averaging from $50 to $100, yomr ant-dollar service charge carries the privilege of drawing five free chtcks a month. If yonr balance averages o*er $190 yon pay no service charge and get ten free checks each month. NINETEEN FRIENDLY CONVENE OFFICES IN ARIZONA MEMBER F. D. I. C. attend the signing up Stowell announced, and it camp. daily, is expected that the two periods of one week each will be completely filled shortly. C. B. Brown of Tucson is chairman of the Council's camping committee, which group plans all of the council's activities, including camping. 1. Electricity is vital to the running of every submarine. It doe* an amazing "variety of important jobs, from turning the propeller to cooking the coffee. 2. For that rea*oni there must be well-trained electrician* on every underwater craft. At this'school. Navy electrician* attend, cfntes taught by O-E engineers.,...... 3. ....... and go out into the 4. This is but one proof of the shoot where they watch workmen thorough training which the U.S. construct the same kind of elec- • Nary gire» its men. so that the trie equipment that will some vital equipment of war will always day be put in theit charge. be ready for action. General Electric believes that it* fine duty a* • food citisen is t* be a good a«Mtor. G«««l Efaerrie Ctmfmy. Stk~.rt.4r, N. Y. l/fo/v//W nih* may Iff you j«f «M I F your work is connected directly or indirectly with the prosecution of the war, you may be eligible to buy a new car— right now. Under newly liberalized rationing rules it is easier than most people think to replace .cars now in use with brand-new, long-lived , gas-thrifty 1942 Buicks. Maybe you can wash out worries about tire-life by starting afresh with a complete new set— tires that will bat longer, if they're on a Buick, because new Broadrim wheels both ease the ride and lengthen tire-life. Remember, the 1942 models your Buick dealer now has ready for immediate delivery were built to serve you through the duration and beyond. They are wartime tough, durable beau- ties built to last, built to go a long, long way with a minimum of upkeep. So if you're eligible, you may be i ahead getting a new Buick now rather than trying to make an old car "do." Why not drop in, talk it over and see if the new liberalized rules do not entitle you to a new automobile now? Better Buy Buick! Royal Howe Motors Gasa Grande Phone 141

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