Desert Messenger

April 18, 2012

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Page 8 Around Town April 21 Free Movie Night 6pm Free Movie night at Town Hall Saturday, April 21st at 6:00 p.m. featuring, Oscar winning "War Horse" rated PG-13. Staring Jer- emy Irvine, Emily Watson and Da- vid Thewlis. Directed by Stephen Spielberg. Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, "War Horse" begins with the remarkable friend- ship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the fi lm follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets- Brit- ish cavalry, German soldiers and a French farmer and his grand- daughter- before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man's land. Concessions available by Quartz- site Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. April 26 Drunk Driving reinactment Quartzsite Fire and Police depart- ments, DPS, La Paz County Sheriff, Carefl ight, River Medical, Schol- ars' Academy, Beaver Insurance, and Quartzsite Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition members are joining forces to provide students a realistic reinactment simulation of a drunk driving accident scene, in- cluding accident victims, use of the Jaws of Life, and more. The event will take place 9am on Thursday, April 26 at Town Park. Public is in- vited. May 2nd, 8am Coffee With Cops Quartzsite Police Department in- vites you to Town Hall for "Coffee with Cops" on the fi rst Wednes- day of each month from 8am-9am. ...and donuts, too! Join Quartz- site Police Chief Jeff Gilbert and Quartzsite Police offi cers on the fi rst Wednesday of each month! Here's your chance to bring your questions and concerns to the Quartzsite Police Department. For more information call the station at 928-927-4644. of the Desert MESSENGER Email: DEADLINE is WED. April 25 for May 2nd issue Phone: 541-218-2560 Quartzsite Chiropractic $ Dr. Michael Cole, D.C. Providing Chiropractic care to Quartzsite! Friday 9am-noon/2:30-5pm • 9-11am Adjustments WINTER HOURS: 25 Dr. Michael Cole, D.C. Chiropractic Care 225 N. Central Suite #7 Quartzsite For more information call: 928-533-4588 April 18, 2012 K.I.D.S. Fair March 28 wooden forms and then tamped down to dry overnight. A new layer is repeat- HAGELY FROM PAGE 7 K.I.D.S. (Kiddo and Infant Developmental Screenings) is coming to Quartzsite! WHAT: FREE screening for children ages 0-5 that includes: • Hearing • Vision Resources for health insurance, area physicians, area schools, de- velopmental play activities, and other agencies will be available. • Gross motor skills • Fine motor skills • Social/Emotional skills • Cognitive skills • Communication skills WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 8 AM to 2 PM Screenings will take about 1 hour per child WHERE: Little Scholars Preschool 560 E. Coyote Quartzsite, AZ Please call (928) 854-5439 to set up an appointment. Walk-ins are Welcome Bought to you by First Things First, La Paz/Mohave Regional Partnership Council gov BUYS & SELLS GOLD Nature's Nuggets We pay 80% of Spot & Up Gold Sand Concentrates Placer Gold 24 Mesh Size up to Nuggets In Quartzsite over 15 Years! Quartzsite Licensed Business 928-927-5479 Call Richard www.azftf. ed each day until the desired height of the wall is attained.) This building was built as a general merchandise store. Later another larger store on the west side of the building was added and that was known as Anton's Hay & Grain. Another adobe building was built: the Hagely Hotel & Boarding House which included their home. It had a covered walkway in between the two buildings. The fl ood of 1919 destroyed the Hagely Hotel & Boarding House and it was re- placed in 1920 with a wooden building that served many purposes. In 1956 a truck ran off the road destroying the big rammed-earth storeroom section of this complex. By 1907 the little town of Tyson's Well was continuing to grow and had a new name, Quartzsite. Arizona was about to become a state (1912 Arizona became a state.) and the road through Quartzsite was busy with travelers. In 1932 the road was improved and the Hagely house was moved back from the road (this wooden house sits to the left and back from the remaining adobe walls of the Hagely Store) and served as a home and court for Anton's son George, who served as Quartzsite Justice of the Peace for 32 years. This building is also slowly being destroyed by the wind, sun, and time. In the 1890's, around the Quartzsite area, water wells were anywhere from 38 feet to 65 feet deep and all hand SEE HAGELY PAGE 18 Just Rambling... I had a great uncle who had kids from grade School to log camp. My aunt was a vast woman who wore boots. I hunted with a shot gun using ball loads. I left my gun there for a week. She whittled my slugs into bird shot and was shooting garden crows out the kitchen window. Provided by Elmer London & Desert Messenger

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