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Vol. 59 No. 15 • Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • 50¢ Periodicals Postage Paid at San Manuel, Ariz. 85631

Flying Tributes: Honoring World War II Veterans

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The Golden Goose Thrift Shop is now accepting and picking up clothing donations and we would like to share with you what happens to those donations and the many ways in which the clothing donations to the Golden Goose help those in need in our local communities.    The Golden Goose Thrift Shop divides 100% of

its profits solely between Catalina Community Services and SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. We have disbursed five million dollars over the past ten years to these two organizations.  Clothing is the Golden Goose’s second biggest seller with furniture coming in at number one. The revenue generated by our clothing

sales is a big part of the overall money that is given to Catalina Community Services and SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. Clothing that does not meet certain criteria for sale in the shop is taken to Catalina Community Services on a daily basis. Catalina Community Services receives, on average, two thirds of all

clothing donations taken in by the Golden Goose. With these clothing donations Catalina Community Services is able to provide clothing for their clothing bank. The clothing that is not suitable for the clothing bank is sold by Catalina Community Services to Big brothers Big Sisters for four cents a pound. The Goose, Page 3

Pinal County Sheriff’s Report The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 29 Theft of medication was reported to deputies at the Oracle substation. Theft of binoculars valued at $2,000 was reported in the 38000 block of S. Mountainview Blvd., SaddleBrooke. The owner left them on a chair at a restaurant and when he went back to see if anyone had turned them in, discovered that no one had. A person who lives in the 1000 block of W. Webb Dr., San Manuel, was injured after rolling over onto a knife and being stabbed in the abdomen.

The victim was flown by helicopter to University Medical Center in Tucson. March 30 Jesus Rubio Rodriguez Jr., 40, San Manuel, was arrested in the 600 block of Tierra Verde, San Manuel, on warrants for failure to appear and interfering with judicial proceedings. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence. Breeze Dillon Carlisle, 20, Oracle, was arrested at the Oro Valley Hospital on two failure to appear warrants. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail. Assault was reported in the area of the Village Square Trailer Park, Oracle. An accident with injuries was reported in the area of S. Willow Springs Rd. approximately two miles north

of Highway 77, Oracle. The accident appeared abandoned. Oro Valley Hospital reported a victim of the rollover accident. A friend took the driver to the hospital. The damaged vehicle was turned over to Mammoth Towing. Arizona Game and Fish were called to the 38000 block of S. Lake Crest Dr., SaddleBrooke, to assist two baby javelinas that had fallen into a fountain at the residence. The babies’ mother was stuck behind the fence and couldn’t get into the yard. Vehicle theft was reported in the 600 block of S. Encina St., San Manuel. March 31 Burglary was reported in the 39000 block of S. Old Arena Dr., Eagle Crest. Cash in the amount of $7,000 was reported taken from an unlocked safe.

April 1 A fire was reported in the area of S. Hobe Rd., Oracle. The fire was a controlled burn and Oracle Fire Department was aware of the fire. April 2 Criminal damage was reported in the area of Eagle Crest. Graffiti was found. A concerned citizen contacted PCSO about possible illegally parked vehicles in the 300 block of E. Fifth St., San Manuel. The citizen was told that as long as there was enough room for fire trucks and other emergency vehicles to get through, there was no violation. The deputy suggested that the citizen contact the Pinal County Planning and Zoning Commission for possible rezoning of the area to “no parking” on the north side of the street.

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Pima and Pinal County residents warned that feeding wildlife is illegal     TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is warning residents of Pima and Pinal counties that it’s illegal to feed javelina and other wildlife by state law.    Game and Fish has

warned nine households in the Tucson area about feeding javelina in the past month.        “Javelina are common in urban areas, often near a wash or other natural desert.  We encourage

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clothing to their clothing bank clients. 3. Catalina Community services is able to generate additional revenue through the sale of clothing to Big Brothers Big Sisters. We would like to thank all of our generous donors and ask that you continue your support of and donations to the Golden Goose Thrift Shop! Together we are making good things happen every day! Thanks, /s/ Steph Stephanie Urdiales General Manager Golden Goose Thrift Shop 15970 North Oracle Road Catalina, Arizona 85739 520-825-9101 www.goldengooseaz.com

clothing donations made to the Golden Goose translate in to a win – win – win scenario for Catalina Community Services, SaddleBrooke Community outreach and the customers of the Golden Goose Thrift Shop! 1. Golden Goose customers receive incredible discounts on high quality, gently used clothing generating impressive revenue which is then gifted to Catalina Community Services and SaddleBrooke Community Outreach to fund their local charitable programs. 2. Catalina Community Services is able to provide

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watching wildlife from a safe distance, but javelina should never be fed by humans,” said Tucson Regional Supervisor Raul Vega. “Javelina occasionally bite people, and such incidents are almost always associated with people providing the javelina with food.

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Opinion: it takes a community ... On behalf of the Mountain Vista Booster Club, I would like to personally thank you whole heartedly for extending a helping hand when the Estrada-Poskey family needed it the most. Your contribution to the benefit spaghetti dinner was magnificent. Everything that was needed for the spaghetti dinner was graciously donated by local businesses and community members.  All monies raised were able to go directly to the family.  This dinner could not have been a such success without the help of our community and the many other volunteers who donated their time.  It humbled me greatly

to see our community come together for one cause. The response that I received from our community was overwhelming and greatly appreciated.    A special thanks to all the local businesses and our OSD family who stepped up and showed the true meaning of COMMUNITY.   Businesses donating to the benefit dinner include: La Casita Restaurant, DeMarco’s Italian Restaurant, Nonna Maria’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, CARQUEST Auto Parts, Oracle Inn Steakhouse, Oracle Market, Annie’s Hair Studio, Class’ E Look’s N Oracle, Basha’s, Cota Family Barbers and

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San Pedro Ecofest offers bevy of natural site tours By John Hernandez The Lower San Pedro Valley has an interesting history and abundant wildlife including many migratory birds. The San Pedro EcoFest will have vendors, nature and history exhibits, live animals, family fun, activities and games for the kids and exclusive guided tours of areas along the San Pedro River. On Saturday, Apr. 13 at the Central Arizona College Aravaipa Campus there will be a day of fun and spring celebration with free admission. Exhibits

at the campus are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The EcoFest is sponsored by the Nature Conservancy, Audubon Arizona, Arizona Game & Fish, Salt River Project, and Resolution Copper Mining. The guided tours provide a unique opportunity for the public to visit limited

access areas along the river. Registration is required for all tours and a $5 donation fee. The tour groups will meet and depart from the CAC Aravaipa Campus. All tours will depart from CAC at the scheduled time in 12 passenger vans. The guided tours schedule

follows: Adobe Preserve/Cook’s Lake – Both of these sites are normally closed to the public. Tour will depart at 7 a.m. and return at 10:30 a.m. Limited to 12 participants. The Cook’s Lake property is 150 acres of spring fed woodland and marsh.

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Weather spotter training offered in Oracle By John Hernandez Weather Spotters are critical on the ground volunteers that identify and report severe weather conditions to the N.O.A.A.’s National Weather Service. A weather spotter class is being offered

free to residents of the TriCommunity, SaddleBrooke, Hayden-Winkelman, and Kearny. The class is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N.O.A.A.) and will be hosted

by the Oracle Fire Department. Storm spotters provide invaluable information to meteorologists by reporting severe weather conditions such as tornadoes, high winds and hail size which supplements data that can be used when

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The storm that almost destroyed Winkelman-Hayden By John Hernandez Monsoon season in Arizona usually brings badly needed rain to the deserts and mountains of the state, including the Copper Corridor. It also brings high winds, lightning and flooding, which on occasion have caused damage to people and property, sometimes severe damage. We have all seen the damage the flooding of the Gila River can cause. Many of us have had wind and rain damage the roofs of our homes or seen power poles knocked down or snapped in half by the high winds, most recently along the highway near Dudleyville. One of these monsoon storms caused tremendous damage and destruction to the towns of Winkelman and Hayden. This was before the term monsoon was used to describe our summer rain storms. Newspapers of the day referred to it as a

cyclone. On Friday, Aug. 18, 1911, the front page of the Arizona Republic had a story with the headlines: “Terrors of the Elements”, “A Tale of Two Cities, Winkelman and Hayden” and “Hundreds are Homeless”. The story told of a disaster that had occurred in the Winkelman-Hayden area due to what they described was a cyclone. The Republic reported: “The later reports from Winkelman and Hayden, magnify the terrors of the cyclone which razed those places Wednesday evening and recite in growing number, incidents of deaths, damage and personal injury.” “There were at least two deaths and an unknown number of injured, their hurts ranging from trivial bruises to broken limbs and battered faces,” the story continued. “The property loss is estimated at $250,000 and the worse

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feature of it is that while a large part of the loss falls on the Ray Consolidated and the business firms, the rest of it represents the entire earthly possessions of many poor families and it is estimated that a 100 families are homeless, save for the temporary shelter provided for them.” “One fact is pretty well established,” the story read, “and that the storm was a genuine cyclone, a meteorological phenomenon that has rarely if ever been seen in Arizona before.” From most accounts from eyewitnesses, it appears that one storm came from the Catalina Mountains down the San Pedro Valley crossing the river just above

the town of Winkelman, where it met another storm coming down the Gila canyon. When the storms collided, they turned into a “twisting cyclone” which swept the ridge almost clean destroying the red light district at the eastern end of the street. The lower part of the business district of Winkelman was somewhat protected by the ridge and the cyclone turned west towards Hayden, after the screaming winds took off the roof of the post office and a few other buildings in that part of town. The Mexican settlement near Hayden was destroyed and there was damage to the less sturdy structures in town.

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Miner track hosts April qualifier; girls take first and boys take second By Frank Smith The San Manuel High School Miner Track Team hosted the April State qualifier on Wednesday April 3. The competition included Globe, Baboquivri, Phoenix Lutheran, Immaculate Heart and Ray. The Girls Team finished in first place with the following results for the girls: In the 100m - finishing in third place was Nicole Primero Predgo with a time of 14.29, finishing in fifth place was Maritza Estrada with a time of 14.60. In the 200m - finishing in fifth place was Arianna Assini with a time of 32.04, finishing in sixth place was Jennie Valenzuela with a time of 32.05.

In the 400m - finishing in first place was Jennie Valenzula with a time of 1:14.26, finishing in fifth place was Sabrina Duarte with a time of 1:31.77, finishing in sixth place was Stephanie Morris with a time of 1:40.62. In the 800m - finishing in third place was Aubri Estrada with a time of 3:18.31, finishing in fifth place was Rosa McBride with a time of 3:52.77, finishing in sixth place was Carina Damian with a time of 5:29.10. In the 1600m - finishing in third place was Sabrina Duarte with a time of 7:57.64, finishing in fourth place was Rosa McBride with a time of 8:26.60, finishing in fifth place was Carina Damian

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with a time of 12:37.22. In the 3200m - finishing in second place was Selena Duarte with a time of 16:14.86, finishing in third place was Diana Medina with a time of 17:24.36. In the 100m Hurdles finishing in second place was Rosa Reyes with a time of 20.22. In the 300 Hurdles finishing in third place was Rosa Reyes with a time of 1:03.46. In the 4x400m Relay finishing in second place was the team of Jennie Valenzuela, Aubri Estrada, Melissa Flores, and Arianna Assini with a time of 5:24.38. In the 4x800m Relay finishing in second place was the team of Sabrina Duarte, Maritza Estrada, Aubri Estrada, and Diana Medina with a time of 13:57.82. In the Shot Put - finishing in third place was Samantha Gonzales with a throw of 24’2”, finishing in sixth place was Stephanie Morris with a throw of 22’08. In the Discus- finishing in third Place was Samantha Gonzales with a throw of 74’06”, finishing in fifth place was Stephanie Morris with a throw of 66’06. In the Long Jump - finishing in second place was Nicole Predgo with a jump of 13’09’50, finishing in third place was Rosa Reyes with a jump of 13’01”, finishing in

fourth place was Reba Price with a jump of 13’0”. In the Triple Jump finishing in first place was Nicole Predgo with a jump of 28’08”, finishing in second place was Rosa Reyes with a jump of 25’02”. The Miners Boys team finished in second place with following results for the boys: In the 100m – finishing in sixth place was Sergio Hernandez with a time of 12.08. In the 200m - finishing in fifth place was Christian Cazares with a time of 26.53. In the 400m - finishing in third place was Nathaniel Lopez with a time of 55.64. In the 800m - finishing in fourth place was James Duarte with a time of 2:33.25, finishing in fifth place was Breyden Main with a time of 2:36.43. In the 1600m - finishing in second place was James Duarte with a time of 2:33.25, finishing in fifth place was Colton Stratton with a time of 2:36.43, finishing in sixth place was Patrick Lopez with a time of 5:31.93. In the 3200m - finishing in second place was Colton Stratton with a time of 12:28.84, finishing in fourth place was Breyden Main with a time of 14:05.12, finishing in fifth place was Marco Salas with a time of 14:06.78. In the 110m Hurdles finishing in first place was

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Wayne Newman with a time of 14.33, finishing in second place was Colten Smith with a time of 17.62. In the 300m Hurdles - finishing in first place was Wayne Newman with a time of 39.59. In the 4x400m Relay finishing in first place was the team of Nathaniel Lopez, Christian Cazares, Sergio Hernandez, and Wayne Newman with a time of 3:48.05. In the 4x800m Relay finishing in first place was the team of Patrick Lopez, Colton Stratton, Jared Gonzales, and James Duarte with a time of 9:48.33. In the Shot Put - finishing in fifth place was Jordan Tovar with a throw of 33’03”. In the Discus - finishing in sixth place was Greg Gaona a throw of 93’11”. In the High Jump - finishing

in third place was Colten Smith with a jump of 5’0”. In the Pole Vault - finishing in first place was Colten Smith with a vault of 9’6”. In the Long Jump - finishing in first place was Wayne Newman with a jump of 20’11”, finishing inthird place was Sergio Hernandez with a jump of 17’10.50”, and finishing in sixth place was Nathaniel Lopez with a jump of 17’01”. In the Triple Jump finishing in first place was Colten Smith with a jump of 36’05.50”, and finishing in fourth place was Brandon Garibay with a jump of 28’10”. The coaches have chosen Colten Smith and Rosa Reyes as athletes of the week. The Miners travel to Ray today for a multi meet with a start time of 3:30.

Miners win two over Panthers, Vandals, lose to Tigers By Frank Smith The San Manuel varsity baseball team has won two of the past three ball games with wins over Superior and Miami – taking a tough loss to Globe. The Miners hosted the Superior Panthers on April 2 picking up the win 5 – 3 in a close contest, the Panthers scored one run in the first inning, and two runs in the fourth inning while the Miners scored two runs in the second inning, and three runs in the fifth inning. Superior scored three runs on two hits and the Miners scored five runs on seven hits. On the mound for the Miners was Anthony Garcia with T. J Brown catching and Bryan Valdez came in for relief. Garcia

allowed two hits, three runs, struck out 13 batters, and walked five. Offensively, Shane Kelly went 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBIs; Demetrious Dietz went 2 for 4 with a run scored; and John Ruiz went 1 for 3 with a double, and a run scored. Head Coach Steve Elmore said, “We started the game a little slow, but made our adjustments and got the win. Anthony and Bryan pitched a great game recording 13 combined strike outs. We need to work on some things hitting wise, but overall it was a good win.” San Manuel then hit the road for a trip to Miami to take on the Vandals and returned home with Baseball, Page 13


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Lady Miners pick up two region wins against Globe and Miami By Frank Smith The San Manuel Lady Miners varsity softball team picked up a couple of region wins over Miami and Globe to stay in the hunt for a playoff spot. The Lady Miners made the trip to Miami on April 4 and pulled out a close 5 – 3

win over the Lady Vandals. In the circle for the ladies was Nicole Encinas with Mariah McBride catching. Encinas faced 20 batters allowing two runs on two hits, collected three strikeouts and had three walks. Lyana Waddell then came

in to relieve with Mariah McBride catching. Waddell faced 11 batters allowing one run on one hit, collected four strikeouts and had one walk. At the plate, Tamayo went 2 for 3 with singles, and one RBI; Medina went 2 for 3 with a triple, a home

run, and one RBI; Zuniga went 2 for 4 with a single, a triple, and three RBIs; and Encinas went 1 for 2 with a single. Head Coach Deanne Brewer said, “This was a little too close for comfort. We had four errors, which is too many in a game this

Mountain Vista kids wow out of town judges in writing contest By John Hernandez On Tuesday, April 2, 2013, the First Writing Contest at Mt. Vista School was held in the cafeteria. Organizers are hoping to make this an annual event. This year students read their poetry in front of their

classmates and a panel of judges made up of published authors. Mt. Vista students in fourth through eighth grade writing class each wrote a poem. The two best poets from each class were then selected for the poetry contest. There

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were 18 finalists in the fourth, fifth and sixth grade group and eight finalists in the seventh and eighth grade group. Monika Bond, fifth grade writing teacher, was the organizer of the event and is the Chairman of the

Writing Committee. The five judges volunteered their time and traveled from out of town for the event. Four came from Tucson and one traveled from Tempe. The judges were: Writers, Page 10

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close. We had one run until the fifth inning when we scored another one run.  We scored one more in the sixth and the last two in the seventh.  We do better when we score earlier in the game.” San Manuel then hosted the Globe Lady Tigers on April 5 sending the visitors packing after six innings on the 10-run rule, picking up another win 15 – 5. In the circle was Encinas with McBride catching. Encinas faced 15 batters allowing four runs on seven hits, collected three strikeouts and had no walks in three innings. Waddell then came in to relieve with McBride catching. Waddell faced 11 batters allowing one run on one hit, collected four strikeouts and had one walk in 3 innings.   At the plate, Tamayo went 2 for 5 with singles; Encinas went 2 for 5 with singles, and one RBI; Cuellar went 2 for 5 with a single, and a double; Medina went 2 for 5 with

a double, and a triple; Vindiola went 2 for 4 with singles, two stolen bases, and one RBI; Gomez went 3 for 5 with two singles, a double, and four RBIs; Zuniga went 3 for 4 with a single, two doubles, and three RBIs; and Waddell went 2 for 4 with a single, a double, and a stolen base. Coach Brewer said, “Our season is drawing to a close. We are looking at  being undefeated for the rest of our season.  We don’t want to take Ray or Miami lightly.  We still have games that we need to stay focused on and stay on top in the power rankings going into state.  I have good feelings about the state tournament.  Let’s see if we can make things happen!” The Lady Miners will travel to Ray on Thursday with the varsity playing at 2 p.m. and the JV playing at 4 p.m. San Manuel will then host the Tombstone Lady Yellow Jackets on Friday with varsity playing at 4 p.m.

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Graduation Time On May 22, the Graduation Keepsake section will make its annual return in the San Manuel Miner.

CONGRATULATE YOUR SENIOR Let everyone know just how proud you are, for a minimum of $12.00 you can run a 1 column by 2 inch ad. Each additional inch is $6.00, for a maximum of 5 inches. You can include a photograph and other graphics. The deadline for Congratulation Ads is May 10th. The entire graduating class will be individually pictured. The ads will appear after the class pictures.

Attention local CDO or other graduates! If you would like your picture to be included with this year’s high school graduates to be published in the San Manuel Miner May 22, please bring your picture to the Miner office, 139 8th Ave., no later than May 13. Photos can also be emailed to miner@minersunbasin.com. Please send high resolution photos. San Manuel J/S High School will provide graduates’ pictures.

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Golden Goose celebrates By John Hernandez It is hard to believe, but the Golden Goose Thrift Shop has been in business 10 years this month. What is even more remarkable is within the next few months they will

have given $5 million back to local communities in the area. The Golden Goose supports charitable programs run by SaddleBrooke Outreach and Catalina Community

Services. Some of the services these two wonderful organizations provide include supporting the Catalina and TriCommunity Food Banks and the Kids’ Closet which provides clothing for

school kids from Catalina to San Carlos. Other services benefit seniors, children, families and the homeless. One hundred percent of profits from the thrift shop go back into helping the community.

Comets host AZWAY Tournament This past week, the Comet Wrestling Club had another strong showing in front of their home crowd. Nine wrestlers from the Tri-Community earned hardware. “The Mammoth-San Manuel Community Schools wrestling program has over 50 wrestlers

in their program,” said Comets Coach Daniel Najera. “These boys practice daily, have solid coaches and a great support system. Our program will continue to grow. These boys are working hard and are improving every time they step on the mat.” Individual results from the

meet are: Charles Croci- Champion Anthony Lopez- Champion Adrian Torres- Champion Mathias Medina- Runnerup Carlos Salas- Runner-up Jacob Medina- Runner-up Joseph Lopez- Runner-up Marty Rodriguez- Runnerup

Cisco Medina- 5th place The Comets will be competing in the Arizona Cup High School Duals this weekend at Marana Mt. View. The winning team receives free entry to the America’s Cup in Anaheim, California in May. Mt. View will also be hosting another K-8 tournament.

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as Arizona Parenting, Houston Parent, and San Tan Sun News. She cofounded KIDS Can Publish University which conducts presentations at schools and conference to excite children about writing. They are a division of Little Five Star Publications, Inc. which a publishing company that prints books by or for kids that promotes tolerance, kindness, character and love. Linda’s 11 year old son published a book entitled, The Student from Zombie Island. Linda and Little Five Star donated copies of Linda’s book Arizona Way Out West and Wacky to the first, second and third place winners. They also donated bookmarks, t-shirts, and pencils to the finalists and winners. The six winning poems of the Mt. Vista Writing Contest will be published on Lynda’s website: www. kidscanpublish.com. • Frank Babb – Frank is a former teacher and lawyer. He attended Harvard Law School and served with Army Counter Intelligence during the Cold War. He

used some his military experiences as inspiration for his fictional book Hot Times in Panama. You can learn more about Frank and his book at www.frankbabb.com. • Ethel Lee-Miller - Ethel is a native New Yorker now living in Tucson where she is active in the Arizona writing community. Her first book was about the “magical relationship” of being an identical twin, entitled Thinking of Miller Place: A Memoir of Summer Comfort. She will soon have another book out, The 3 R’s – Relationships, Remarriage, and Retirement, a compilation of humorous personal essays and character sketches of local Tucsonans. Ethel donated multiple copies of this book to the students. The winners of the Mountain Vista Writing Contest and the name of their poems were: Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Grades Honorable Mention: Nastacia Jackson – Beautiful Oak Angelina Tilley – Green

Trees Marcus Peru – Rollercoaster Makayla Martin – Lonely Dove First Place: Nathaniel Benavidez – Fall Second Place: Isabella Juvera – I Am the Ocean Third Place: Isabella Benavidez - Puppies Seventh, Eighth Grades Honorable Mention: Adrian Cabrera – Storm Lissy Smith – Dark Light Cody Bradley – The Cloudy Day First Place: Jade Mork – Eight Second Place: Samantha Keilman – The Dancer Third Place: Hannah Nehrmeyer Monika Bond would like to thank and acknowledge the following people who made the 2013 Writing Contest a success: The Writing Committee, Jenny Kime, Janie Sanchez, Darlean Cavanaugh, Kristen Moreno, Tech Team, Maintenance Team, Mr. Blauser, PTO, Judges Ethel Miller and Lynda Exley for their donations, Cafeteria Staff, and Benny Parra.

• Tom Walker – Tom is a native Arizonan and is a retired journalist. He worked for the Arizona Daily Star /Citizen for 30 years. He wrote a novel with his sister, Mary Walker, about ranch life, titled “Contrary Creek”. You can learn more about Tom and his book at www.contrarycreeknovel. com. • Bridget Magee – Bridget is a former teacher and school librarian. She has had poems published in anthologies and magazines. She has won awards for her poetry through the Arizona State Poetry Society. She has a poem of the month feature in East Tucson Macaroni Kid Publication. Her poetry blog has a daily children’s poem. You can visit the site at www.weewordsforweeonesblogspot. com. • Linda Exley - Linda is an award winning writer, journalist and editor. She has worked for well known parenting magazines such


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10th anniversary April 15

On April 15, 2013 the Golden Goose will begin celebrating their 10th Anniversary. Look for special sales during the week at the thrift shop and on the internet. You can bid on items on Ebay and Craigslist. On Saturday, April 21, the Volunteer Appreciation event is held at the Golden Goose. It is an evening of dinner, dancing, and fun to show appreciation for the 400 plus volunteers that make the Goose the fabulous store that it is. The event is catered and music is provided by DJ Gus D’ Oldie and Miss Gina who donate their services for the event. “We couldn’t do all this without our wonderful volunteers,” said Stephanie Urdiales, Manager of the Golden Goose. The volunteers come from Oro Valley, Catalina, Sun City Vistoso and SaddleBrooke. She would also like to send out a special “thank you” to the volunteers, donors and customers. Visit the Golden Goose Thrift Shop and you will be amazed at their inventory. It is their third year in their 13,000 square foot building. They carry everything from sporting goods, exercise equipment, furniture, books, music, electronics, cameras, antiques and collectibles, clothing, shoes, jewelry, etc. You can find almost anything you need. It is quality merchandise at a fraction of retail cost. They are now accepting and selling building materials. On their south porch they have a selection of doors, screens, ceramic tile, garden tools, cabinets and barbecue grills. “What other store do you know that has people lined up waiting for the doors to open?” one

volunteer asked. It was true. There were around 85 people lined up when this reporter arrived for his appointment. The volunteer said there are

usually about 150. The Golden Goose is located at 15970 North Oracle Road in Catalina. Hours are Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every third Friday is Moonlight Madness from 4 to 7 p.m. Donation drop off hours are Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

New volunteer orientation is every third Monday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. To volunteer or for information about the Golden Goose call (520) 825-9101.

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Congratulations on your 10th Anniversary and thank you for the all the wonderful work you do to help our communities.

Local Numbers You Need to Know Mammoth Town Hall 487-2331 Mammoth Police Dept 487-2248 Mammoth Library 487-2026

SPATS presents HA! A comedy by Rich Orloff Oracle – The San Pedro Actors Troupe (SPATS) theater in Oracle, located at 730 E. American Ave., has plans to tickle your funny bone every weekend throughout the rest of April, with Ha!, a threepart collection of Rich Orloff’s most popular oneact comedies. Oedi is a farcical retelling of the Oedipus Rex story, which faces the overlooked fact that if Oedipus Rex married his mother, then she had to be old enough to be his mother.

The News from St. Petersburg is a Chekhovian spoof set in 1905 Russia, which examines the effect of a rumor on an aristocratic couple, their doctor, and an overworked and temporarily overjoyed serf. The Whole Shebang asks the question “What if the entire universe was just some nerd’s science project?” Theater Online says of Ha!”Deliciously satisfying. Buoyant, funny and occasionally quite

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Apr. 12 -13, 19 -20, and 26 -27 at 7 pm; or Sun. 14, 21 and 28 at 2 pm. Cost is $15, with a $1 refund at the door if you bring a Food Bank donations. To reserve your tickets, call 520-896-9496.

DES 487-2311 Pinal County Public Health Scheduling 1-866-960-0633 Mammoth Justice Court 487-2262 Supervisor Pete Rios, Pinal County 487-2941 Pinal County Sheriff’s Office San Manuel 385-2222 Pinal County Clerk of the Superior Court Mammoth 487-2941

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Taylors win Knights of Columbus golf tournament Team Taylor maintained their early lead to take first place at the Knights of Columbus Charity golf tournament last Saturday at SaddleBrooke Ranch West. The second place team, made up of Knights of Columbus Bob Zelinsky, father and son John and Joe Barno and Mike Rhodes finished with a 60, only two strokes behind team Taylor. Third place, with scores of 62, was shared by Ralph Medina, Ralph Flores,

The winners of the Tri-Community Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament were Steve, Steven, Becky and Paul Taylor. The Taylors came in with a winning score of 14 under par in the four-man scramble format tourney. There were lots of raffle prizes and the chance to bid on green fees for four at Tucson National golf course during the silent auction. The tournament was held at SaddleBrooke Ranch golf course. (John Hernandez photo)

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David Garcia and Mark Vigil who matched Robert Bryant, Drew Kozakeuick, Sean Brannon and Mark Bankes. "We thank everyone who supported our fundraising efforts for our eleventh year," said tournament director John Wahlmeier. "We had Knights of Columbus from Globe, Catalina, Oro Valley, Marana and Tucson play, along with teams from the TriCommunity to Raytheon,"

he added. Eighty year old Knight, Dan McHenry, of Council 12345 was awarded for being the oldest player in the tournament. "Many, many businesses and golf courses were very generous with prizes, which have become a hallmark of our tournament," Wahlmeier said. "We simply couldn't have this top notch tournament without their support," he added.

Former Mammoth resident named Spur Finalist from Western Writers of America Mammoth – Former Mammoth resident Rachelle “Rocky” Gibbons, now residing in southern Utah, has been named a Spur Finalist 2013 in the storyteller category from the Western Writes of America for her delightful children’s book, Big Buckaroo & Moose

The Cow Dog. Gibbons grew up in Mammoth and graduated from San Manuel High School in 1974. She credits her third grade teacher, Elisabeth Plunkett of Mammoth Elementary, for encouraging her to embark upon a writing career.

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Baseball Continued from Page 8 a 13 – 1 win. The Miners scored two runs in the second inning, one run in the fourth, four runs in the fifth, three runs in the sixth, and three runs in the seventh inning while the Vandals scored their only run in the fourth inning. On the mound for the Miners was John Ruiz with Brown catching; Ruiz allowed four hits, one run – one earned, struck out nine batters and walked three. Offensively, Ruiz went 3 for 5 with home run, one RBI, and two runs scored; Dietz went 3 for 5 with two doubles, and three runs scored; Andy Monfred went 2 for 5 with four runs scored; and Marty Rodriguez went 3 for 4.

Coach Elmore said, “We played a complete game today. We hit well the entire game and John pitched a great game recording nine strikeouts in seven innings. We kept the errors to a minimum on defense and that helped us get out of innings very quickly. Overall, I would say this is the best game we have played so far this season. The Miners returned home to play host to the Globe Tigers on April 5 taking a tough 12 – 14 loss, San Manuel jumped out to 5 – 0 lead in the bottom of the first inning but the Tigers came roaring back to score seven of their own runs in the top of the second inning to take the lead 7 – 5. The Tigers would score again in the top of the third to add to the lead 9 – 5 but the Miners went to work

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and scored six runs in the bottom half of the third inning to take back the lead 11 – 9. The Tigers scored a run in the top of the fourth inning and three runs in the sixth inning while the Miners battled back in the bottom half of the inning to score a run to bring the score 13 – 12 in favor of the Tigers. Globe scored one more run in the top of the seventh inning but the Miners did not answer the call in the bottom half of the inning 14 – 12. The Tigers scored 14 runs

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Assembly of God 1145 Robles Rd., ORACLE 520-896-2408

Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Pastor Nathan Hogan

Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Dr. Ed Nelson

2425 El Paseo 896-2452 896-2067 Sunday Bible Study • 10 am Worship • 11 am

Community Presbyterian Church

201 E. Kino & Catalina/POB 692 We offer Help, Healing & Hope Sunday School.......9:45 a.m. Worship Service........11 a.m. Sunday.........................6 p.m. Wednesday..................6:30 p.m. (Adult and Children’s Services) Interim Pastor Donald Montes 487-2219

McNab & First Ave., San Manuel 385-2341 Sunday: Adult Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Service 11 a.m.

Sunday: School 9:30 a.m. Fellowship 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Free food distribution 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m.

4th Sunday of the month: Joyful Music Celebration 4 p.m. with potluck to follow.

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4 with a double and a run scored; and Jake Torrres went 2 for 4 with a double, and a run scored. Coach Elmore said, “We had a good game hitting today, with 12 hits and scoring 12 runs. Fielding was a different story. We made numerous errors in the field at all positions. Our pitchers did their best to get ground balls and pop flies, but we were unable to field them cleanly. We went from playing our best game of the season to playing one of the worst

games defensively. We are halfway through the season and we are playing well. We just cannot have games where we commit so many errors.” The Miners will travel to Kearny to take on the Ray Bearcats on Thursday with the varsity playing at 2 p.m. and the junior varsity taking the field at 4 p.m. San Manuel will then host the Tombstone Yellow Jackets on Friday with the varsity playing at 2 p.m. and the junior varsity playing at 4 p.m.

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on 11 hits while the Miners scored 12 runs on 12 hits. On the mound for the Miners was Richard Romo with Brown catching and Valdez came in for relief. Romo (took the loss) allowed 11 hits, three doubles, 14 runs – 4 earned, struck out eight batters, and walked nine. Offensively, Anthony Garcia went 3 for 5 with a double, a homerun, and two runs scored; T.J Brown went 3 for 4 with a double and three runs scored; Danny Quijada went 2 for

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First Southern Baptist Church

Short & Jones Street, Mammoth Pastor Frank Ogden • 487-2488

Sunday: Sunday School Worship Evening Service Wednesday:

9:45 a.m. 11 a.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m.

“Where the Gospel is preached.”

American Way, Oracle 520-808-3171 Pastor Ray Lott

Full Gospel Church of God

301 E. Webb Dr., San Manuel 520-385-1250 or 520-385-5017 Pastors Michael & Bea Lucero Sr.

Sunday: School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. No Evening Service Wednesday 6 p.m.

Teen Group 3rd Friday of every month 6 p.m.

First Baptist Church 103 W. Galiuro, Mammoth Pastor Joe Ventimiglia 520-405-0510

Sunday: Morning Worship 11:15 a.m. “The Church On The Hill”

Pastor: Rev. Jeff Dixon

First Baptist Church 1st & Nichols, San Manuel, 385-4655

Psalm 1:2 The Potter’s House Pastor Ronnie Lujan 212 Main Street, Mammoth 520-896-2438

Sunday: Sunday School 10 - 10:45 a.m Morning Service 11 a.m. Evening Service 7 p.m. Wednesday: Mid-Week Service 7 p.m.

Oracle Seventh-Day Adventist Church 2150 Hwy. 77, Oracle

Saturday: Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Pastor John Roybal

Iglesia de Dios “Pan DeVida”

113 N. Main Street, Mammoth Sunday: Bible Study 9:45 a.m. El lugar donde encontraras el agua Worship 11 a.m. viva que saciara la sed de tu alma. 10 a.m. Discipleship 5 p.m. Domingo: Worship 6 p.m. Miercoles: 7 p.m. Wednesday: Viernes (oracion): 7 p.m. Prayer Meeting 6 p.m. Pastor Sergio Hernandez Kevin Duncan, Pastor 520-265-2192

To be included in the weekly church listing, call the San Manuel Miner 385-2266 or email miner@minersunbasin.com.


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SPRING GOLF TOURNAMENT Please save the date for the United Way of Pinal County’s Spring Golf Tournament, on Sat., April 13, at the Robson Ranch Golf Club in Eloy. Proceeds will benefit early childhood education, including the Success By 6 program. Please watch your email for sponsorship and registration information.

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SAN PEDRO ECO FEST Come to the Central Arizona College Aravaipa Campus, 80440 E. Aravaipa Rd in Winkelman for the San Pedro Eco Fest on Sat., Apr. 13, for a day of family fun, celebrating spring. There will be exhibits, live animals, food and drink available in the cafeteria and fun for the kids from 9 am – 3 pm. Limited Access tours to the San Pedro River conservation areas leaving on the hour from 7 am – 9 am will be available by registration for a $5 fee. To register visit azaudubon.org/ events/.

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PINAL DIAPER DRIVE Donations are being sought for incontinent supplies for the agencies that serve infants, disabled and the elderly in our county. On Apr. 14 – May 11 please drop off donations for the Pinal Diaper Drive at Sun Life Clinics in Oracle and San Manuel, Canyon Bank in Catalina and Family First Pregnancy Care Centers in Oracle and Winkelman. Call 520-896-9545 for more information

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MAMMOTH ELEMENTARY STEM SCHOOL Mammoth Elementary STEM School will begin to accept applications for the incoming Kindergarten Class on Apr. 18. Applications are available at both Mammoth and First Avenue Elementary Schools starting on Apr. 18. If you have any questions, please call either office at 487-2242 or 385-4341.

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HERE’S THE BEEF The Knights of Columbus will serve an 8-ounce rib-eye, rice and beans by La Casita Restaurant, along with a tortilla and dessert from 4 -7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Hall in Mammoth on Fri., Apr. 26. The cost is $12. All are welcome.

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DRAMA PRESENTATION Living Word Chapel, 3941 W. Highway 77 in Oracle presents “My Name is Meth”, a dramatization of a poem written by a young Indian girl before she lost her life to Meth, telling her story from her perspective, of life addicted to this destructive and alluring drug. If you know someone who would benefit from seeing this drama presentation invite them to the LWC on Sun., Apr. 28 at both the 9 am and 11 am service.

OPPER TOWN ASSOCIATION MEETING The Copper Town Association meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6 pm in the administration offices of the El Centro Youth Center, which is located at Ave. B Elementary School in San Manuel. an Manuel Museum, located in the Elks Lodge breezeway, is operated by the San Manuel Historical Society. It is now open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for you to come and see items from San Manuel’s history! he San Manuel Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to work one day, or more, per week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Thrift Store is run by the San Manuel Historical Society and proceeds from Thrift Store sales go to support the SM Museum, as well as the SM Library, Christmas Toy Drive, and other local charitable organizations. esource information for seniors is now available at Sun Life Clinic in San Manuel. Some of the information available is meant to aid caregivers in their work. Also available is medicine safety information for seniors. Stop in or call to

get more information and phone numbers on these and other subjects. The office is open Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 520-709-8322 or 1-800-293-9393or 363-9525 after 4pm for more information.

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UESDAY (3rd Tuesday of the Month), 6 PM, ORACLE SCHOOL BOARD The Oracle School Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at Oracle Ridge School. Please contact District Office at 896-3072 for more information. EDNESDAY The Rotary Club now meets at 7 am every Wednesday morning at Your Broker Connection 130 N Redington Rd, San Manuel. EDNESDAY (Every Wednesday), 6:00 PM, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 12-STEP MEETINGS Every Thursday at Sun Life in San Manuel. Rear entrance, south facing door. Open meeting. For more information, call San Pedro Valley BH at 520-896-9240.

eed prayer? Call Community Presbyterian Church at 385-2381 and leave your prayer request. Messages will be checked daily. Also, you can join us for prayer Monday through Friday, 8-9 a.m., 801 McNab (top of McNab), San Manuel. OME ALONE PENDANT The Home Alone Pendant, supplied by CAHRA & United Way, enables you to call for emergency assistance by simply pressing a button, offering peace of mind. Units are available in San Manuel by calling 385-2835 and in the San Pedro Valley by calling 520-465-3393. ome and have fellowship with us and if you don’t know Jesus, you can get to know Him at the First Baptist Church of Oracle on Sundays at 11 a.m. For more information, please call 520-8083171.

EDNESDAY (1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month) ALZHEIMERS EDUCATIONAL MEETING. Meeting will be held at St. Helen’s Church, 10-11:30 AM. For more information, contact Kay Ham 385-2835. RIDAY (2nd and 4th Friday of the month) 10:30 a.m., San Manuel Library hosts Toddler Story Time. There will be stories, sons and fingerplays. No registration is required or the free program. RIDAY (2nd Friday of the Month, 1 p.m.) Red Hats are looking for new members. Meetings are at 1 p.m. On the SECOND Friday at the Senior Center in San Manuel, Senior citizen women 55 and older get together and enjoy meetings and activities. Let down your hair and be yourself, wear Red Hat and Purple outfits.

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Storm Continued from Page 7 complete loss including furniture, worth $3,000. The Winkelman Hotel was a partial loss, “probably $2,500.” Though hard to estimate, Poole set the total loss up to $250,000, the equivalent of $5 million in today’s dollars. “It was the laboring people that suffered the most, living in cheap houses and tents,” Poole wrote. “Many houses were picked up and carried off, many with women and children in them yet most of the occupants escaped unhurt. Mrs. J. Brewer was killed by flying timbers. Many were injured but few seriously. One Mexican child was killed under a building. About one hundred families are homeless, many

Ecofest Continued from Page 6 Important Bird Area volunteers will offer one hour bird walks on this new 7B Ranch walking trail. Walks will be at 8, 9 and 10 a.m. The trail is located at the Copper Creek crossing of the San Pedro River east of the Town of Mammoth. The trail head has a parking area. The trail is about 1.5 miles long and is an easy flat walk in shade provided by the mesquite bosque. Visitors should bring binoculars and water. The 7B Ranch was acquired by the Resolution Copper Company and includes 3,000 acres of mesquite bosque and Sonoran Desert Uplands. It is a unique wildlife and migratory bird corridor. It has been named an Audubon Important Bird Area on the Lower San Pedro River. This area attracts a large variety of migratory birds including nesting Lucy’s warblers and Bell’s vireos as well as ash-throated flycatchers, and vermillion flycatchers.

San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona losing all their household effects, escaping only with the clothes they had on.” “The storm acted in the most freakish way,” Poole continued, “demolishing a large section building and leaving a small house nearby intact, not even tearing the canvas. It was a twister, many times coming back to take a second twist at a building. “The Winkelman Ice and Cold Storage Company, Hennes, Giffin, & Leonard, and the Kelvin Lumber Company suffered considerable damage,” he wrote. “It is a mystery why more people were not killed or injured.” Poole reported that Hayden also suffered severely. The Ray Consolidated Copper Company buildings were greatly damaged by the storm, which he said came from the east with two black clouds rolling towards each other. “When they came together it seemed as though all the furies were turned loose and the storm took a westerly course and left destruction in its path,” he wrote. “The

Wildlife Continued from Page 3 a human food source inevitably leads to conflicts with people and can result in serious harm in some cases. Furthermore, feeding wildlife can cause problems such as obesity and malnutrition, and promote the spread of disease.”   A Tucson resident in 2011 became the first person to be prosecuted in Pima County under a new state law (A.R.S. 13-2927), which makes it illegal to feed wildlife in Pima, Maricopa and more recently Pinal County, with the exception of birds as well as tree squirrels, which are rare at lower elevations.  Game and Fish cited the person following repeated requests by

wind storm lasted about thirty minutes, followed by a heavy rainfall that lasted one hour. We consider ourselves fortunate that so few were killed or injured, considering the great destruction of property.” J.F. Goodrich, road foreman of engines for the Arizona Eastern Railroad, was near Winkelman when the storm struck. He reported the winds were so strong they were snapping off branches from the palo verde trees. He said the Commercial Hotel and most of the buildings on the upper ridge were completely destroyed and that “three or four stores on the ridge and the Catholic church were also destroyed”. However, “the undertaker’s place of business remained standing,” he wrote. Goodrich said The Ray Consolidated office building had its roof blown off and the bunk house was damaged. A Mr. Jarrett reported that at Hayden Junction a half dozen people had boarded the train for a trip to the Ray Consolidated hospital at Kelvin. Two wildlife officers that she stop feeding javelina. That person was sentenced in Pima County Justice Court, and ordered to stop placing food for wildlife on the ground.    “There are responsible ways to feed birds without allowing other wildlife to access the seed,” de Souza added.  “Birds can be fed in an enclosed yard, preferably in a bird feeder.  A tray can be attached beneath a feeder to catch spillover seed.  Seed blocks should be placed in an enclosed area or on a secure raised platform. “    For tips on living with urban wildlife, visit www.azgfd.gov/ urbanwildlife. To report apparent wildlife violations contact Operation Game Thief at 1-800-372-0500, anonymously if need be.

people were loaded on stretchers. Near the river, heavy lightning strikes and hail were reported. One family said the arroyos were running with water and at their ranch house the floor was under six inches of water. The storm left a great number of people without shelter or food. On Aug. 17, Mayor Christy of Phoenix received a request for aid. Christy referred the request to the Board of Trade and W.C. Foster and J.A. Moore were appointed to organize a relief fund. The Governor of the Arizona Territory also received a request for assistance from Ray Consolidated. The Governor said that the Territory would render any assistance that it possibly could. While waiting for

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Trustee Sale No. 20997-1405 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Loan No. 9500386391 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated May 19, 2003, and recorded on May 20, 2003 in Fee No. 2003-033325, Records of Pinal, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona on 25th day of June, 2013 at 10:00 AM of said day: Legal: Lot 4, of La Escondida, according to the plat of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, in Cabinet A of Maps, Slide 129. Street Address or Identifiable Location: 2541 La Escondida Circle Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Tax Parcel No.: 505-47-0040 Original Principal Balance: $88,625.00 Name and address of Original Trustor: Gwendolyn L. Platt 2541 La Escondida Circle Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Name and address of Purported Current Owner: Gwendolyn L. Platt 2541 La Escondida Circle Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Name and address of Beneficiary: BMO Harris Bank, N.A. as successor by merger to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank 770 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Name and address of Current Trustee: Scott L. Potter Jackson White, P.C. 40 North Center Street, Suite 200 Mesa, AZ 85201 Phone (480) 464-1111 Dated: March 14th, 2013. /s/ Scott L. Potter, Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A member of the State Bar of Arizona, required by A.R.S. § 33-803, Subsection A(2) Trustee’s Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) On the 14th day of March, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appears Scott L. Potter, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, ad that by his signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Toni Livingston Notary Public My commission expires: 7-31-15 Publish: 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

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outside aid the people and businesses from the area began pulling together to help each other. By August 26, Phoenix had sent $400 they had raised from local business and individual donations. Around the same time in August, ASARCO, owned by the Guggenheim family, was negotiating with Ray Consolidated to purchase the new smelting operations which were currently being built. The workers who had lost their homes were still employed and had plenty of work with the new smelter under construction.

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Guy P. Wolfe – Attorney, P.C. Guy P. Wolf – Bar No. 013719 P.O. Box 93456 Phoenix, Arizona 85070-3456 480-460-4330 gpw@ guypwolfattorney.com Attorney for Plaintiff IN THE SUPERIOR COURT IN AND FOR PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA Michael J. Ryan, Plaintiff vs. Mike Farber, Lori Hlavin, both individually and as a husband and wife, Defendants) CV201300372 SUMMONS THE STATE OF ARIZONA TO THE ABOVE DEFENDANT(S): YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to appear and defend, within the time applicable, in this action in this Court. IF served within Arizona, you shall appear and defend within 20 days after service of the Summons and Complaint upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If served out of the State of Arizona – whether by direct service, by registered or certified mail, or by publication – you shall appear and defend within 30 days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you is complete, exclusive of the day of service. Where process is served upon the Arizona Director of Insurance as an insurer’s attorney to receive service of legal process against it in this State, the insurer shall not be required to appear, answer or plead until expiration of 40 days after date if such service upon the Director. Service by registered or certified mail with the State of Arizona is complete 30 days after the date of filing the receipt and affidavit of service with the Court. Service by publication is complete 30 days after the date of first publication. Direct service is complete when made. Service upon the Arizona Motor Vehicle Superintendent is complete 30 days after filing the Affidavit of Compliance and return receipt or Officer’s Return. Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 4; A.R.S. 20-222, 28-502, & 28-503. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that in case of your failure to appear and defend within the time applicable, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU ARE CAUTIONED that in order to appear and defend, you must file an Answer or proper response in writing with the Clerk of this Court, accompanied by the necessary filing fee, within the time required, and you are required to serve a copy of any Answer or response upon the Plaintiff’s attorney. Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 10; A.R.S. 13-311; Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 5. REQUESTS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES MUST BE MADE TO THE DIVISION ASSIGNED TO THE CASE BY PARTIES AT LEAST THREE JUDICIAL DAYS IN ADVANCE OF A SCHEDULED COURT PROCEEDING. The name and address of the Plaintiff(s) attorney is: Guy P. Wolf, Attorney at Law P. O. Box 93456 Phoenix, Arizona 85070-3456 (480) 460-4330 SIGNED AND SEALED this date; 2/15/2013 /s/ Illegible Clerk MINER Legal 4/10/13, 4/17/13, 4/24/13, 5/1/13

On Oct. 29, the Republic reported that Dr. D.D. Northrup had returned from visiting the Ray area. He said that everything was booming in the area especially at the towns of Winkelman and Hayden. “The new hotel is about completed and there is very little evidence of the wind that took place there earlier this summer,” Northrup wrote. “The towns of Winkelman and Hayden had survived the great storm and as Arizona was entering statehood they would become an important part of the economy and the growth of the young state.”

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Trustee Sale No: 01788839 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recording date: March 20, 2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents dated September 9, 2009, and recorded on September 16, 2009 in Instrument Number 2009096585, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Bldg A, Florence, AZ on June 19, 2013 at 10:00AM of said day: Legal: Lot 67, Ghost Ranch Unit 1, according to Cabinet E, Slide 40, records of Pinal County, Arizona The street address is purported to be: 260 W Settlers Trail Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Tax Parcel Number: 509-38-2670 Original Principal Balance: $ 130,000.00 Name and address of original Trustor: William Perkins and Delores K. Perkins, husband and wife 514 E Gabrilla Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Name and address of the Beneficiary: Pensco Trust Company, as custodian for Leslie Slone IRA Account No. 200000582 as to an undivided 85% interest and Ultimate Trail Properties LLC, an Arizona limited liability company as to an undivided 15% interest Ultimate Trail Properties LLC PO Box 3549 Show Low, AZ 85902 Name and address of Trustee: Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc. Trustee Sales Department 3131 E Camelback Rd.,Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Trustee’s Phone number: (602) 257-2600 Sale Information: www.lawyerstitlearizona. com Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Dated March 20, 2013 Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, By: /s/ Jane Kirk, Trustee Sale Officer Manner of Trustee Qualification: a corporation doing business as an Escrow Agent pursuant to A.R.S.33-803 (A) (1) Name of Trustee’s Regulator: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona } } ss. County Of Maricopa } On March 20, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Jane Kirk, Trustee Sale Officer, Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc. personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires February 12, 2017 /s/ Ruth Flowers Notary Public Publish: 4/10/13, 4/17/13, 4/24/13, 5/1/13


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Trustee’s Sale No. LC-30654 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recorded: 2/13/2013 Lender’s #-Arnold The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust recorded in Instrument number 2004031744 in the records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder Main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 N. Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona ,Pinal County, State of Arizona, on 05/17/2013, at 9:00 AM of said day; See Exhibit “A”. Pursuant to ARS Sec. 33803 A 2, trustee qualifies as a licensed Arizona attorney, regulated by the Arizona State Bar. Property Address: 303 E. Evelyn Street Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Original Principal: $ 57828.00 Tax Parcel Number:504-11-0960 Name and address of Original Trustor: Lance Arnold 632 E. Hoover Ave. Orange CA 92867 Name and address of Beneficiary Homes For America, LLC 109 E. 17th Street, Ste. 80 Cheyenne WY 82001 Name and address of Trustee: Lee Crosby, a Licensed Arizona Attorney 1700 E. Thomas Rd. Suite 101 Phoenix, AZ 85016-7605 (602) 274-9100 Dated: 02/12/2013 State of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) /s/ Lee Crosby Trustee The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me on February 12, 2013, by Lee Crosby, as Trustee and not personally. /s/ Chris Peterson Notary Public My Commission Expires: 2-25-13 Exhibit “A” Lot 37, Cabana West, according to Book 16 of Maps, page 22, records of Pinal County, Arizona. Publish: 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

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Trustee Sale No. 20997-1391 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Loan No. 9500470003 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated March 4, 2008, and recorded on March 11, 2008 in Fee No. 2008-022705, Records of Pinal, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona on 18th day of June, 2013 at 10:00 AM of said day: Legal: Lot 35, Santo Vallarta, according to Cabinet F of Maps, Slide 93, records of Pinal County, Arizona. Except all coal and other minerals as reserved in Patent from the United States of America Street Address or Identifiable Location: 11075 W. Gold Dust Drive Queen Creek, AZ 85242 Tax Parcel No.: 509-07-1350 Original Principal Balance: $218,500.00 Name and address of Original Trustor: Patrick M. Kerrigan and Nancy D. Kerrigan 3590 S. Vista Place Chandler, AZ 85248 Name and address of Purported Current Owner: Patrick M. Kerrigan and Nancy D. Kerrigan 3590 S. Vista Place Chandler, AZ 85248 Name and address of Beneficiary: BMO Harris Bank, N.A. as successor by merger to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank 770 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Name and address of Current Trustee: Scott L. Potter Jackson White, P.C. 40 North Center Street, Suite 200 Mesa, AZ 85201 Phone (480) 464-1111 Dated: March 7th, 2013. /s/ Scott L. Potter, Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A member of the State Bar of Arizona, required by A.R.S. § 33-803, Subsection A(2) Trustee’s Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) On the 7th day of March, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appears Scott L. Potter, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, ad that by his signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Toni Livingston Notary Public My commission expires: 7-31-15 Publish: 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona April 10, 2013 Public Notice

On February 21, 2013 at a Regular Town Council Meeting the Mayor and Council declared the following vehicles and parts surplus A. 1980 Toyota Truck VIN # Rn42-089677 B. 1995 GMA Truck VIN # 2GTEIK19KOS1592954 C. 1997 Ford Truck F-150 XLT VIN# 1FTRX17W7YKA09524 D. Chrome Front Bumper, Heavy Chrome Rear Bumper for 78-79 Chevrolet Truck Sealed bids are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on April 15, 2013 at the Mammoth Town Hall. MINER 4/3/13, 4/10/13

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Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: Maricopa Home Services LLC. L-1831433-7. II The address of registered office is: 5857 N Maple St, Maricopa AZ 85139. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: National Contractor Services Corporation, 1010 E Jefferson St Phoenix AZ 85034. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Gordon Griffith Bishop, 5857 N Maple St, Maricopa AZ 85139, member; Christopher Everett Conant, 5757 N Poplar Rd, Maricopa AZ 85139, member. Publish: 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13

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Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: 3/20/2013 Loan No. 9500451527 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated July 24,2007, and recorded on July 31, 2007 in Fee No. 2007-088269, Records of Pinal, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona on 16th day of July, 2013 at 10:00 AM of said day: Legal: The South 319.00 feet of the North 1276.00 feet of the East half of the following described parcel: The East half of the Southeast quarter of Section 23, Township 6 South, Range 2 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Except the North 990 feet thereof; and Except the East 792 feet thereof. Street Address or Identifiable Location: 625 N. Amanda Drive Maricopa, AZ 85139 Tax Parcel No.: 501-68-0290 Original Principal Balance: $107,800.00 Name and address of Original Trustor: Ericka Arroyo-Jordan 1616 N. 38th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85009 Name and address of Purported Current Owner: Ericka ArroyoJordan 1616 N. 38th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85009 Name and address of Beneficiary: BMO Harris Bank, N.A. as successor by merger to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank 770 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Name and address of Current Trustee: Scott L. Potter Jackson White, P.C. 40 North Center Street, Suite 200 Mesa, AZ 85201 Phone (480) 464-1111 Dated: March 19th, 2013. /s/ Scott L. Potter, Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A member of the State Bar of Arizona, required by A.R.S. § 33- 803, Subsection A(2) Trustee’s Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) On the 19th day of March, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appears Scott L. Potter, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, ad that by his signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Toni Livingston Notary Public My commission expires: 7-31-15 Publish: 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13, 4/24/13

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NOTICE OF THE FILING OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF CASAS DE MELENDEZ, LLC Pursuant to, and in accordance with, Arizona Revised Statutes Section 29-635(C), notice is hereby given that the Articles of Organization of Casas De Melendez LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, have been filed by the Arizona Corporate Commission. The following information is included in such Articles of Organization 1. The name of the limited liability company is Casas De Melendez, LLC L-1833532-6 2. The address of the registered office of the limited liability company and the name and business address of the agent for service of process are: Registered Office 36340 W. Hwy. 84 Stanfield, AZ 85172 Mailing Address P.O. Box 799 Stanfield, AZ 85172 Statutory Agent Agustin Melendez 36340 W. Hwy 84 Stanfield, AZ 85172 3. Management of this limited liability company is vested in the members. The name and mailing address of each person who is a member of the limited liability company at the time of its formation is Agustin Melendez 36340 W Hwy 84 Stanfield, AZ 85172 Dated this 15 day of March, 2013 Casas De Melendez, LLC /s/ Agustin Melendez MINER Legal 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

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Trustee Sale No: 2013-23040 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recorded: March 8, 2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Trust Deed dated May 18, 2006, and recorded on May 19, 2006 in Instrument Number 2006-072416, thereafter assigned in Instrument Number 2006-172983, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 N. Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, AZ on June 12, 2013 at 11:00AM of said day: Legal: Lot Twenty (20), Block Twenty-seven (27), of North Coolidge, an Addition to Coolidge Townsite, according to the plat of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, recorded in Book 3 of Maps, page 34. The street address is purported to be: 428 West Hess Avenue Coolidge, AZ 85228 Tax Parcel Number 205-03-4250 Original Principal Balance $ 22,500.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor Ramon Castaneda and Maria Castaneda, husband and wife 850 East Tyson Street Chandler, AZ 85224 Current Owner Ramon Castaneda and Maria Castaneda, husband and wife 850 East Tyson Street Chandler, AZ 85224 Beneficiary Feng Kuang Investments, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company 4531 N. 16th St. Suite 103 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Current Trustee Empire West Title Agency, LLC 4808 N. 22nd St. Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Telephone Number: (602) 749-7000 Dated March 8, 2013 Empire West Title Agency, LLC /s/ By: Barbara Rostad Its: Trustee Sales Officer Manner Of Trustee Qualification 33-803 A.R.S. (A)(1) Regulator: The Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Maricopa } On March 8, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Barbara Rostad, Trustee Sales Officer of Empire West Title Agency, LLC personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires November 27, 2016 /s/ Sheri L. Morris Notary Public All persons whose interest in the Trust Property is subordinate in priority to that of the above described Deed of Trust may be subject to having such subordinate interest terminated by this Trustee’s Sale. Publish: 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

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SUPERIOR COURT OF ARIZONA, PINAL COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of PORFIRIO J. GARCIA DOB September 13, 1928 Deceased. ) NO.PB201300066 NOTICE TO CREDITORS (For Publication) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that LORENZO GARCIA has been appointed Personal Representative of this Estate. All persons having claims against the Estate are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented by delivering or mailing a written statement of the claim to the Personal Representative at the Law Offices of Eugene J. Lane, P.O. Box 1870, Oracle, Arizona 85623. DATED this 16th day of March, 2013. /s/ Eugene J. Lane P.O. Box 1870 Oracle, Arizona 85623 MINER Legal 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13

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Trustee Sale No: 13-26148 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recording date: March 11, 2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents dated February 16, 2011, and recorded on February 23, 2011 in Instrument Number 2011-015828 and assigned by mesne of assignments, of which the last was recorded 03/11/2013 in Instrument No. 2013-019464, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main Entrance of the Pinal County Courthouse, 971 Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, AZ on June 11, 2013 at 11:00AM of said day: Legal: Lot 5 and the West 6 feet, 8 inches of Lot 4, Block 9, First Addition to Casa Grande, according to the plat recorded in Book 14 of Miscellaneous records, Page 381 and in Book 1 of Maps, page 13, records of Pinal County, Arizona. The street address is purported to be: 111 E. 9th Street Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Tax Parcel Number: 506-07-0850 Original Principal Balance: $ 70,000.00 Name and address of original Trustor: Cristina Roca, a single woman 604 W. 13th Street Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Name and address of the Beneficiary: DLO Investing, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company 3370 N. Hayden Road #123742 Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Name and address of Trustee: Western Regional Foreclosures, LLC One West Deer Valley Road Suite 103 Phoenix, AZ 85027 The bidding deposit check must be in the form of a Cashier’s Check made payable to Western Regional Foreclosures, LLC. Third party checks will not be accepted. Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Trustee’s Phone number: 623-581-3262 Sale Information: www.mkcsales.info Dated March 11, 2013 Western Regional Foreclosures, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, Successor Trustee By: /s/ Susan S. Bouchard, Designated Broker Manner of Trustee Qualification: Real Estate Broker Name of Trustee’s Regulator: Arizona Department of Real Estate State Of Arizona }} ss. County Of Maricopa } On March 11, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Susan S. Bouchard, Designated Broker, Western Regional Foreclosures, LLC personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires January 5, 2014 /s/ Tina Biskupiak Notary Public Publish: 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

NOTICE (For publication) L-18223210 I. Articles of Organization have been filed in the office of the Arizona Corporation Commission for Erica Herman Studios, L.L.C. II. The address of the known place of business is: 281 W. Flagstone Place Casa Grande, AZ 85122 III. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is; Erica L. Herman 281 W. Flagstone Place Casa Grande, AZ 85122 IV. Management of the Limited Liability Company is reserved to the members. V. The name and address of the member of the Limited Liability Company are Erica L. Herman 281 W. Flagstone Place Casa Grande, AZ 85122 MINER Legal 4/3/13, 4/10/13, 4/17/13

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Trustee Sale No: 010413 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recorded: February 4, 2013 Loan Number: 312493 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated October 3, 2008, and recorded on October 15, 2010 in Instrument Number 2008-098044, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main Entrance of the Pinal County Courthouse, 971 Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Az on May 8, 2013 at 11:00AM of said day: Legal: Legal description as Exhibit “A” attached hereto and made a part hereof. The street address is purported to be: 16400 W. Hopi Drive Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Tax Parcel Number 509-38-0280 Original Principal Balance $ 10,000.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor K. D. Martin, an unmarried man 16400 W. Hopi Drive Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Beneficiary J. Seargeant Glenn and Billi Glenn, husband and wife 36 S. 29th Place Gilbert, AZ 85296 Current Trustee Title Security Agency of Arizona P.O. Box 12038 Tucson, AZ 85732 Telephone Number: 520-747-1644 Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Dated February 1, 2013 Title Security Agency of Arizona /s/ By: Diane L. Sloane Assistant Secretary Manner Of Trustee Qualification, as required by A.R.S. Sec. 33-803, Subsection A(2) Licensed Trust Officer Trustee’s Regulators: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions/ Arizona Department of Insurance We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Pima } On February 1, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Diane L. Sloane, Assistant Secretary, Title Security Agency of Arizona personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires December 31, 2016 /s/ Joyce M. Rodda Notary Public Exhibit A The Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 6 East of the Gila and Salt River Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona. Together with an easement for ingress and egress over the West 15 feet of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 6 East of the Gila and Salt River Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona.; and Together with an easement for ingress and egress over the West 15 feet of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 6 East of the Gila and Salt River Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona. Publish: 3/20/13, 3/27/13, 4/3/13, 4/10/13

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Trustee Sale No: 01787598 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recording date: March 26, 2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents dated April 8, 2005, and recorded on April 20, 2005 in Instrument Number 2005-043642, and Affidavit of Scrivener’s Error recorded on March 19, 2013 in Instrument Number 2013-022201, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Bldg A, Florence, AZ on June 26, 2013 at 10:00AM of said day: Legal: See Exhibit “A” Attached Hereto And Made A Part Hereof The street address is purported to be: Address Unavailable Vacant Land Pinal County, AZ Tax Parcel Number: 503-01-030M covers additional property Original Principal Balance: $ 62,000.00 Name and address of original Trustor: Larry Alexander, a married man, as his sole and separate property, Lawrence Kahn and Mary Kahn, husband and wife and Richard Kahn, a single man 3110 W Taro Ln Phoenix, AZ 85027 Name and address of the Beneficiary: Express Companies 1 LLC, an Arizona limited liability company 3100 S Rural Rd #1 Tempe, AZ 85282 Name and address of Trustee: Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc. Trustee Sales Department 3131 E Camelback Rd.,Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Trustee’s Phone number: (602) 257-2600 Sale Information: www.lawyerstitlearizona. com Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Dated March 26, 2013 Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, By: /s/ Jane Kirk, Trustee Sale Officer Manner of Trustee Qualification: a corporation doing business as an Escrow Agent pursuant to A.R.S.33-803 (A) (1) Name of Trustee’s Regulator: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona } } ss. County Of Maricopa } On March 26, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Jane Kirk, Trustee Sale Officer, Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc. personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires February 12, 2017 /s/ Ruth Flowers Notary Public Trustee Sale No: 01787598 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Exhibit “A” That part of the South half of the Southwest quarter of Section 23, Township 6 South, Range 4 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona, described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said South half; Thence North 89 degrees 57 minutes 01 seconds East along the South line of said South half a distance of 1115.10 feet; Thence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 49.08 feet to the True Point Of Beginning; Thence South 89 degrees 58 minutes 01 seconds West, a distance of 225.24 feet; Thence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 23 seconds West, a distance of 415.04 feet; Thence North 89 degrees 59 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 535.12 feet; Thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 06 seconds West, a distance of 160.04 feet; Thence North 89 degrees 59 minutes 50 seconds West, a distance of 130.00 feet; Thence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 24 seconds West, a distance of 305.53 feet; Thence South 89 degrees 59 minutes 52 seconds East, a distance of 890.20 feet; Thence South 00 degrees 03 minutes 48 seconds East, a distance of 880.48 feet to the True Point Of Beginning; Except all coal, oil, gas and other mineral deposits as reserved in the Patent recorded in Book 38 of Deeds, page 19. Publish: 4/10/13, 4/17/13, 4/24/13, 5/1/13


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INDEX CARDS OF THANKS IN MEMORIAM 1. AUTOMOTIVE 2. UTILITY TRAILERS 3. BOATS AND SUPPLIES 5. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 8. COUNSELING SERVICES 10. BUSINESS SERVICES 11. AUCTIONS 14. COMPUTERS 15. FURNITURE/APPLIANCES 16. FINANCIAL SERVICES 18. HEALTH & FITNESS 20. HELP WANTED 21. HELP WANTED - DRIVERS 25. INSTRUCTION 26. BOOKS/PUBLICATIONS 30. JOBS WANTED 35. LIVESTOCK 40. LOST AND FOUND 43. MEETING NOTICES 44. YARD SALES 45. MISCELLANEOUS 50. MOBILE HOMES 52. MOBILE HOME PARKS 53. RVS/CAMP TRAILERS 55. MACHINERY/EQUIPMENT 56. STEEL BUILDINGS 57. BUILDING MATERIALS 60. MOTORCYCLES 65. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 67. NOTICES 68. ADOPTION 70. PERSONALS 75. PETS 80. RENTALS 81. COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 85. SPORTING GOODS 87. TIMESHARES 88. VACATION RENTALS 90. WANT TO RENT 95. WANT TO BUY 99. MORTGAGE BUYERS 100. REAL ESTATE

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Retired senior seeks handyman work. Minor electrical, plumbing, painting, coolers, yard work. Please calll 520-385-1201

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Oracle Ridge Mining, LLC has openings for the following positions at its Oracle Ridge Mine: Experienced U/G Miners and Underground Diamond Driller: • Minimum of 2-5 years U/G experience • Current MSHA Training Certificate highly preferred • Experience with jackleg mining, LHD, & other types of rubber tired underground mining equipment Please upload your resume and references on our website at www. oracleridgecopper.com/ careers Oracle Ridge Mining, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.


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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona April 10, 2013 50. Mobile Homes Rancho San Manuel Mobile Home & RV Park 402 San Carlos St., San Manuel, AZ 85631 For more information, please see the Park Manager or call 520-385-4007.

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KNIGHT REFRIGERATED: CDL-A truck drivers needed! Get paid Daily or Weekly, consistent miles. Pay incentive & benefits! Become a KNIGHT of the Road. EOE. 855-876-6079. (AzCAN)

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TWO BEDROOM, 1 BATH 609 Webb Move in ready, remodeledPENDING kitchen and bath, A/C, C/L fence, workshop, SALE landscaped. $45,000. 323 Alta Vista Remodeled kitchen, fenced yard, stove & refrigerator. $29,000. TWO BEDROOM, 2 BATH 310 McNab 2 baths, fenced backyard, low care landscaped front yard. $43,900. THREE BEDROOM, 1 BATH 622 4th Ave. Upgraded kitchen, fenced yard, A/C and evap. cooling, newer hot water heater and furnace. $45,990. 124 Webb Dr. Upgraded kitchen, A/C, 20X30 garage. $74,000 112 Park Place Beautiful views. New tile and kitchen cabinets. Enclosed patio. $46,900 325 Alta Vista New Energy Star doors and windows. New red oak hardwood floors. New kitchen & bath. $74,000 210 Douglas This home has remodeled kitchen & bath, C/L fenced backyard, newer carpet, stove, frig & so much more! $71,900. THREE BEDROOM, 1-3/4 BATH 905 Webb Dr. Arizona room with Sotillo tile, A/C, gazebo, den, workshop, vinyl siding, remodeled kitchen and baths, includes all appliances and water softener. $112,000 308 5th Pl. Den, pantry. $83,000 FOUR BEDROOM, 2 BATH 218 5th Pl. New wood laminate flooring, new wood doors and ceiling fans. New kitchen cabinets. Corner lot. $5,000 allowance for new appliances and window coverings. $115,000 202 5th St. Guest quarters (living room, full bath & bedroom), large corner lot, block privacy wall, covered patio & and den. $88,900. FIVE BEDROOM, 2 BATH 418 Ave. B A/C, newer furnace. Flooring allowance. $75,000 Open Monday-Friday After hours or evenings call: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. BILL KELLAM.............................................. 520-603-3944 and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Available by appt. anytime. MIKE GROVER ............................................ 520-471-0171 SHARON FLAKE ......................................... 520-483-0657 JENNIFER COX ........................................... 520-730-4515 DAVE MARTIN ............................................ 520-820-0807 EQUAL PAULA MERTEN-BROKER......................... 520-471-3085 REALTOR HOUSING

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•3bd, 1 ba home, fenced yard, in nice neighborhood, 2 car carport. $65,000. •Awesome indoor and outdoor living awaits you, 1780 sq. ft. home on 1.25 acres near National Forest. $269,000. •Priced to sell, 1 bd, 2 ba unique home on 2.5 acres, breath taking view in homes only area. $119,500. •Beautiful 100 year old oak trees surround this 2 bdrm, 3 ba block built home on .85 ac. $224,000. •Incredible remodel 3 bdrm, 3 ba home, everything in this home has been redone, upgraded and/or replaced. $169,900.

•2 bedrm, 2 ba, quality strawbale constructed home on 3.25 ac of wood oak paradise. $329,000. •3 bdrm, 2 ba, 2 car garage, private hilltop, pride of ownership on almost 1/2 acre, Mtn views, shed/ workshop, move in ready in Oracle! $160,000. •Santa Fe Style home on 2.51 ac, mountain views, large kitchen, fireplace, central A/C, horse property, RV Hookup. $125,000. •Very well maintained 1.25 with 2bd/2ba, rock ramada, workshop, new roof. $89,000.

Oracle-Land

•One acre with boulders, trees and views, new access off Linda Vista, boulders, views, trees. $84,000. •4 view lots, nice views, custom home area, boulders and trees, owner may carry. $82,000. •2.5 ac land, borders state land, build your custom home, utilities at street. $150,000. •4 beautiful 1 ac home sites, owner may carry, utilities at lot line. $79,000. •Three 3.3 ac. off Linda Vista starting at $129,900. •Beautilful views from this lot in Oracle, utilities at lot line, Perc test done. $69,995. •(2) 5 ac parcels, mtn views, horse property, $65,000 per 5 ac or $120,000 for the 10 ac owner may carry. •Rare 40 ac parcel, elevation at 4800 ft offers cool summers, own private well and eletric at property line, boarders State land, owner carry considered, $289,000 or 20 ac with well for $170,000. •Great investment property nicely kept home with large master bath. $33,900. •3.31 ac with unbelievable views, located in homes only $150,000.

•Stunning 360 degree views on one of the nicest 3 - 4 ac lots in Oracle. $149,000. •.69 ac. unique property among custom built homes, $49,900. •6.1 acres tucked away with fantastic views, beautiful trees and lush vegetation. $135,000. •7.14 ac. in Oracle with 360 deg. views. Can be split, horses allowed, MH or site built ok. $150,000. •1 ac. in homes only area with fantastic views & natural features. $59,900 •Great lot in center of Oracle. Ready to build on, utilities at lot line. $25,000. •Best price for 5 ac. in Oracle area, can be split, shared well. Reduced to $39,900. •Horse Property! Build your home or put a manufactured home on this great 3.34 ac parcel. $109,000. •4 lots, custom home area, submit offers. 2 at $32,000, $45,000 or $75,000. •Unique .69 ac parcel, awesome views, no impact fees. $49,900. •2.5 ac horse property with great views, site - built or MH. $50,000.

•Reduced move-in ready, 2 bd/2ba $173,000. Seller will pay $2,000 of buyer’s closing costs. Open house daily from March 5th - 12th from 10 am - 6 pm. 222 E 5th St. •2 bd, 1 ba home, with views, fenced backyard and wood kitchen cabinets. $38,000 or owner carry at $45,000.

•2ba, 1 ba home, includes upgraded electrical, gorgeous mountain views, great price with some updating this will make a great starter home or investment property. $29,900. •Start living the dream, turnkey restaurant at a price you can’t beat. Call (520) 400-0242 to see today. $195,000.

•2 parcels on the east side of the San Pedro River near Sacaton. 2 - 40 ac. parcel for $120,000. •5 ac. with beautiful views of the Galiuros, zoned for site built or MH, horses allowed. $39,000. •Upgraded CAVCO home with new carpeting, enjoy the desert and ride your horses without having to tow. $98,000. •Just under 44 acres for your own little ranch, hilltop location south of Mammoth. $322,503 •Great location for any business located on Hwy 77. $65,000.

•9.88 ac. with lots of mature Mesquite trees, 1/2 interest in well, septic installed. $48,000. •8.84 ac, can be split, has two building sites, saguaro and view. $99,000 •Great Investment Opportunity! 212 - 228 S. Main St. Mammoth. $180,000. •4 lots with great mountain views, lots range from .34 to .60 ac. Lot 2 is $12,500, other lots are $14,500. •3-lots to choose from. Hill top views shared well, horse property, leveled off areas for home sites. Two lots $50,000 each & one lot $70.000.

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500 S VINE AVENUE MLS#: 21206974 Hill top views, Beautiful open floor plan kitchen has custom wood cabinets, ceramic counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Wood burning fire place in the living room, wood floors in kitchen, dinning area, living room and hall way. 2 bay windows, large family room with a pool table that will stay. 2 storage sheds, a portion of the yard is fenced. Full basement for additional space for crafts/office or work area. $ 119,900

Surrounding Area

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona April 10, 2013

Flying Tributes: Honoring World War II Veterans

Raul Mendoza still works at his store in Hayden. (John Hernandez photo) By John Hernandez Many young men from small towns in America joined the military and went off to fight during World War II. The Copper Corridor area was no exception. One young man, Raul C. Mendoza, a native of Hayden, Arizona was inducted into the Army Air Corps in 1943. Mendoza was recently recognized by the Commemorative Air Force at the AirPower History Tour show at PhoenixMesa Gateway Airport. He received training in San Angelo, Texas as a bombardier in a B-29 and received his machine gunner training in a B-24 Liberator. He was honored as a participant and got to address the crowd at the air show sharing some of his memories as a bombardier. Mendoza still able to fit in the uniform he wore 70 years ago, posed for photos for people who stood in line to have their picture taken with him. He also got to ride in the bombardier seat of a B-29 bomber, which brought back memories of his days in the military. Flight Officer Mendoza told the story of an incident during a training mission. One of the plane’s engines caught fire and was shooting past the waist

gunner’s window towards the plane’s tail. The pilot who was also the captain of the crew put the plane into an emergency nose dive in an attempt to extinguish the flames. The pilot’s maneuver did not work. The captain then ordered the crew to prepare to abandon the aircraft. Mendoza was ordered to the Bombay area of the plane to lead the evacuation. The crew, all wearing parachutes would have to jump out of the planes Bombay doors. As this was one of the crews’ first training missions, none of the crew had practiced parachute jumping. Realizing this, the captain instead chose to attempt to fly the plane back to their base. He was able to land the plane safely even though the engine was engulfed in flames. Emergency aid crews and fire trucks met them at the end of the runway. No one was injured. In 1945, Raul’s crew was grouped in Nebraska with other B-29 crews preparing to fly to the Marianas Islands in the Pacific. Once there, they would begin bombing runs on Japan. On Aug. 6, 1945, another B-29, the Enola Gay, dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiro-

shima. Another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki three days later, effectively ending the war and allowing many Americans to return safely to their homes. Mr. Mendoza paid special tribute to his military comrades and acquaintances from the Hayden and San Pedro neighborhoods. He said that about nine of the people he knew were either killed in combat or missing in action and never returned to Hayden from the battlefields. He named Fernando Rabago, Guillermo Lopez, Kenny Schafer, Jesus Martinez, Junior Contreras, Norberto Martinez, S. Quesada, and K. Armenta as young men he knew that did not return. In 1946, Raul was honorably discharged and returned home to Hayden-San Pedro. He opened the Gila Furniture store in Hayden in 1948, which is still in business. The “Memphis Belle” was the name of a World War II B-17 bomber. The B-17 was also known as the “Flying Fortress” because of its fire power. It was armed with thirteen 50-caliber M2 Browning machine guns and could carry a bomb load of 6,000 to 8,000 pounds. It was manned by a crew of ten. The Memphis Belle was named after Captain Robert K. Morgan’s girlfriend Margaret Polke who was from Memphis. Captain Morgan was the pilot. The Memphis Belle was the first B-17 to fly 25 successful bombing missions over Europe and return with the entire crew alive. The general staff had set the completion of 25 missions as an incentive to boost morale. After completing 25 missions, the crew would be able to return home. Morale had been down due to 80 percent of the bombers being shot down during the first three months of the United States initiating bombing missions over Europe. The average life span of a B-17 crew

was 14 bombing missions. Nearly one-third of all B-17s built were lost during combat missions. After completing its 25 missions, the crew of the Memphis Belle returned to the United States and helped sell war bonds. They had flown from November 1942 until May 1943. They had survived anti-aircraft fire, attacks by German fighter planes, and five separate times had engines shot out but managed to return safely to their base. The Liberty Foundation was formed to preserve history and share the experience of flying in a B-17 for families to better understand what these heroes went through. World War II veterans are dying off every day and to honor and preserve their stories, the Liberty Foundation has a flying museum that travels around the country. One of their museum pieces, “The Movie” Memphis Belle is a B-17, one of only 13 that are still flying. This B-17 was one of two planes used in the movie Memphis Belle which was made in 1989. It is painted to look like the original Memphis Belle. The movie Memphis Belle had public flights on Mar. 16 and 17 at Tucson International Airport. For those who did not want to fly, the public was also allowed to walk through the plane and see where the airmen were stationed while on their missions. Although the media flight was cancelled due to mechanical problems, we were able to walk through the plane, talk with a couple of World War II airmen and learn about the history of the Memphis Belle. The veterans, Dick Carey and Mel Sinquefield, flew numerous bombing missions over Eastern Europe. The Memphis Belle is painted like the original including the names of the original crew members and showing the stations they manned during the bombing missions. The picture of the girl on the front of the

A photo of Raul Mendoza’s crew. Raul is pictured in the front row second from right. plane was originally done by a Corporal Tony Starcer, an artist stationed at the airfield in England. It was a copy of a “Petty Girl” painting by famous artist George Petty who did a series of pin up girls for Esquire magazine. The original crew also would have the names of their girlfriends or wives painted near their assigned positions on the plane. Upon entering the plane, I was surprised at the tightness of the quarters. The metal side panels of the plane were thin, there was no way they could stop the bullets from a German fighter plane. They provided very little protection. The flight crew had to wear jackets to protect them from the cold and oxygen masks when they flew at high altitudes. I can’t imagine what it was like being shot at while

in flight or having an engine on fire or damage to the plane that limited the chances of your plane returning safely to base. If you would like to help support the Liberty Foundation, visit their website at LibertyFoundation.org. May 19, 2013 will be the 70th anniversary of the Memphis Belle completing its 25th mission. It is a good day to take a moment to remember those young men that went off to war, many that never returned, and thank them for their service and sacrifice. Memorial Day is May 27.

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