Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on April 4, 1969 · Page 16
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 16

Phoenix, Arizona
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Friday, April 4, 1969
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REPUBLIC MAILx I live Arizona Republic Phoenix, Fit, April 4,1969 *»—, Republic Phot* Julia Randall works with children in her home, the Payson School Payson teacher will retire after 50 years of service By DORIS STURGES PAYSON - At least three generations of youngsters who received their primary education here can recall a red-haired schoolteacher who mixed strict discipline with generous amounts of compassion and love. Julia Randall, 69, as much a part of Payson as its school system, said she will retire after 50 years as soon as she turns out this year's batch of 24 first-graders. In reviewing those 50 years, Miss Randall said, "I feel like a horse-and-buggy-days teacher in the space age. I have gone to school all my life, and now I'm going to catch up on my home work." This means puttering around the adobe house which her father built in 1912 on the old Payson townsite after the family moved to Payson in 1901 from Denver. Miss Randall's father, George Randall, a division superintendent for a pullman car company in Denver, came here to manage the Grand Prize Mine and smelter, once in operation on the East Verde River. He also served as territorial justice of the peace. Miss Randall holds a lifetime teaching certificate from the former Northern Arizona Normal School at Flagstaff. In addition, she has attended summer sessions at the University of California at Los Angeles, Flagstaff Teachers College, University of Colorado at Greeley and Carolyn Swope School for Teachers in Long Beach, Calif. She began teaching in a one-room school in Star Valley just east of here and then at Pine, Inspiration and in Tonto Basin before accepting her Payson assignment. Her first school here was in the old Presbyterian Church on Main Street where she said she stayed until a Works Project Administration program produced a large red sandstone block schoolhouse which is still a unit of the Payson school system. Teaching had its grimmer aspects in the early years, such as the many hours spent stoking pot-bellied wood stoves, drawing water for her Civil Defense head named in Tombstone TOMBSTONE - Peter Keller has been appointed Civil Defense director by the City Council at a monthly salary of $50. Keller, who is associated with Sulpher Springs Valley Electric Corp., succeeds Lindsey Chilson, who recently resigned. In other action, the council approved applications for three new business licenses. William Surmay was given a permit to conduct a glassblowing show and to sell his products, N.A. Padgett will be permitted to sell handcrafts and rocks and Ray . Gordon and George Thornton ' were given permission to .• organize a teen club. : The council also voted to • recommend to the Cochise County Board of Supervisors that they withdraw the coun- »ty from Region III, Arizona Justice Planning Agency, and join Region I, which would be made up of Pima, Santa Cruz, Vuma and Cochise counties. They based their action on "the lack of geograph- " to Region HI. students with a rope and bucket from the school well and bundling them into heavy outdoor wear for the long homeward treks. Children have been both Miss Randall's occupation and preoccupation, and the humorous aspects of teaching have made it an enjoyable profession for her, she said. "A sense of humor is a must," she said. If there has been any change in youngsters over the years, she blames lack of family unity or broken homes for the sense of insecurity many feel today. Although she never married, Miss Randall has suffered through the perils of c h i 1 d r e n 's chicken pox, mumps, tonsillectomies, appendectomies and broken bones with twin great- nephews, who were brought to her when they were 2 years old and when she had reached an age when most women have raised their families. Her "boys," Ronald and Donald Gibson, 23, visit her often, she said. Donald is serving with the Navy aboard the USS Braine and has his own band, a three-piece combo. Ronald and his wife live in Phoenix, where he is employed with a steel firm. The couple are expecting a baby next month which will make her a "grandmother." Miss Randall also has been active in civic affairs, including serving six terms as president of the Payson Woman's Club of which she is a charter member. She is also a charter member of the Presbyterian Church and a longtime member of Delta Kappa Gamma, international honor society for teachers. She will be honored at a reservations-only dinner at 7 p.m. May 17 in the old elementary school auditorium. Townspeople, former students and educators from throughout Arizona are expected to attend. * \J ^ Promise her anything for Easter But Give Her ARPGCE Eau de Lanvin The most famous of all Lanvin fragrances "Ar- pegfc" in a sleek, 4 oz. mist spray of Eau de Lanvin. 20Z. ...... $3.50 $ 6°° Natural Spray The touch of your fingertip releases the finest mist possible, envelops you in an aura of true loveliness. Powdered Mist Cool, soft, dry. Never drifts or dusts. She'll love extra dry Arpege! Perfume Mist In an elegant, refillable carry-everywhere purse flacon. He, Northern lights Eight pounds of rainbow trout will end up mounted instead of as meal on family table Revisions on sewers pass By BILL NIXON Northern Arizona Bureau Eight pounds of a single rainbow trout would have made a dandy meal for the Clint Wager family of Flagstaff. But the radio executive, who caught the 27-inch beauty in the Navajo Army Depot pond last weekend, decided, "It's too good to eat." So Wager will have it mounted for a wall piece. "It really, gave he a battle," he said, "something like 15 minutes." Incidentally, Wager is claiming a tie for the state fishing record of rainbow on a fly. "I'm going through the proper channels to get confirmation for matching the record," he concluded. » * * The second annual doctors vs. lawyers Flagstaff Hospital benefit game last week suffered badly at the gate. Larson told Gregg that the expansion of the Western Athletic Conference (University of Texas at El Paso and Colorado State) has loaded up the UofA slate. However, school officials higher than the basketball coaches are trying to work out a plan so the old rivalry can continue as usual ... on a home-and-home basis. "The postponement of two weeks because of that snowstorm (March 13) hurt us in ticket sales," said Gene Gordon, one of the basketball game's originators. If there was one criticism of the doctors- lawyers match, it could have been not enough gags, and the players were much too serious for the caliber of basketball played. * # * Northern Arizona University is having its usual scheduling problems for its athletic teams, but recently it's been worse than ever. Dr. Ted Keck, athletic director, reports that the 1970 football opener at University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, was canceled out because the host school couldn't meet the guarantee. And now comes a basketball paradox for the Lumberjacks. Coach Herb Gregg says that University of Nevada at Las Vegas doesn't want to play anymore. The home-and-home series was one of the best attractions on the NAU schedule. On top of that, "the" home attraction, against University of Arizona's Wildcats, appears to be fading away. U-Cat Coach Bruce Larson wants the Axers only once next season—at Tucson of course. SHOW LOW - Revisions in an engineering contract with Rod Gomez of Tucson for the local sewer improvement project have been approved by the City Council. Still a possibility for inclusion in the engineering work is aeration of the two existing sewer lagoons. The work will include engi- neering for construction of an additional lagoon, a pumping system and a pipeline for transporting effluent to Telephone Lake. The improvements, which are dependent upon financing arrangements, are needed to bring the system up to State Health Department standards. • PICTURE FRAME • RAW • COMPO • FINISHED AND HAND-CARVED GOLD LEAP Mouldings . . Materials.. Stretcher PICTURE ft FRAME MART 110" Pram* St*r*» 1534 East McD«w*ll Itort 807 Wtst Indian Schttl Road Ph. 2534227 Open Daily 9 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. PRICES GOOD THRU SATURDAY IN ALL STORES WHILE QUANTITIES LAST! Helen Curtis £••• JELLY BIRD EGGS E!air Spray I3.oz.-17c 2.5-oz.— 27c HOJ 12-oz. Bag . 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