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Page 6 Superior Sun, Superior, Arizona This'n That This 'n That listings are re- served for nonprofit groups and community announcements. All items for this column must be in The Superior Sun office BY 5 P.M. FRIDAY the week before publication on the next Wednesday. Submitting parties are responsible for the accuracY of the information given. Items will run at the sole discretion of the editors. Listings run according to space available and in date order. PRESCHOOL OPENINGS John F. Kennedy Preschool still has openings in its after- noon class. Children must be four years old by Sept. 1, 2009. Birth certificates, immuniza- tion records and proof of in- come are required. Please call 689-5841 if you have questions or come to the Kennedy office to apply. FIESTA PASTRY BINGO Jewel valerie Meza, a St. Francis of Assist 2009 Fiesta Queen Candidate, is having a Pastry Bingo on Sunday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m., at St, Mary's Center. All are welcome! Jewel is the daughter of Valerie Ma- cia and the granddaughter of Tommy and Mary Macias. Call Mary at 520-827-1132 for more information, to help or to make a donation. SUMMER BIRD WALK ASU Professor Dave Pearson will lead a two-hour bird walk August 16 at Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park. Visitors will learn how to identify both native Sonoran desert birds and exotic migrants during the tour, which begins at 6:30 a.m. JFK OPEN HOUSE/TITLE I MEETING John F. Kennedy Elementary will h01d its Open House/Title I Annual Meeting on Tuesday,, August 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; the junior-senior high will be on Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. GED REGISTRATION GED registration will be on August 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. in room 102 at Superior Junior/ Senior High School. All those interested are required to bring two forms of identification (one should be a picture ID). ST. FRANCIS FIESTA CAR SHOW The St. Francis of Assist Church Car Show takes place Saturday, Sept. 12 on Main Street downtown. Registration is from 8 to 11 a.m., showtime from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For "more information or to pre- register, contact Pati Castaneda at 520-827-9960 or taneda(~.vahoo.eom. Trophies Will be awarded. Entry fee is $20 for cars/trucks, $10 bikes. Pre-registration is $5 off. ART WORKSHOP This summer Boyce Thomp- son Arboretum will hold a mixed-media art workshop on Sept. 13 led by Scottsdale in- structor Cindy Leverton where a variety of visual media is explored. Early morning hours and a "plein air" setting pro- Wednesday, August 12, 2009 vide an atmosphere for 10 stu, dents to focus on elements and principles of creating unique art.Novices are welcome. For an additional $5 registra- tion supply fee Leverton will provide colored pencils, sketch paper and instruction appropri- ate for beginners Class is from 7 to 10 a.m.; enrollment is $20 for each session for Arboretum members, $27.50 for nonmem- bers. Call 520-689-2723. SHS REUNION CLASSES 1966-1969 Sept. 25 and 26 are the scheduled dates for the classes of 1966-1969 reunion. Those classmates interested in attend- ing are urged to contact their class representatives to ~:egister and pay fees. Cost is $150 per couple and $75 for singles. I I Contacts include: Class of 1966, Leo and Cecy Gonzales at 480-819-4015, ieo$eeey@ aol.com; Class of 1967, Robert Yniquez at 602-819-4015, ryniouez~vahoo.com, or Gloria Montenegro at 480- 857-8916, gloria.smith~ domail.marieopa.edu; Class of 1968, Punky Sanchez at 602-525-4368, mgs3850~ earthlink.net, or Roni Real at 480-759-8109, flynqtswa@ yahoo.corn: Class of 1969, Jacque Sanchez Alonzo at 602 670-3626, lueiano!a~owest. net, or Gus Hernandez at 480- 710-6006 reus69(&eox.net, or JoAnn Preciado Besich at 520-689-2176 at nani!oann(& yahoo.com. Payment of fees is encouraged to b'e sent in by' July 10. Tales from the Morgue: STRIKE SHUTS DOWN MAGMA Each month the Superior Sun will reprint h story from 50 years ago. This monthfrom August 13, 1959 ...... The Magma Mine-Mill Council and Local 938 of.Superior, and 937 of San Manuel, called the first strike in the history of Magma Copper Co. in Arizona last Tuesday morning. An estimated 1100 men are involved in the strike action at Superior. According to Rodolfo Garcia, business agent at Local 938, picket lines were manned at the smelter gate, and at entrances of Shafts NO. 5 and 3 of the mine at 6 a.m. "We haven't set pickets at the railroad tracks because we don't want to interfere with public use of the hosPital," said Garcia. "Up to. this time, everything has been peaceful." Darrel Gardner, general manager of Magma, also'said that everything had been quiet so far. "We are sure the Mine-Mill Council is doing its bdst to prevent any incidents," said Gardner. Garcia said the union intended to continue the strike quietly, as long as the company lived up to the strike agreement, preventing use of any personnel for production, development or repair. A l~ast minute attempt by federal negotiator Steve Halligan, in Denver, to prevent the Magma strike was turned down by a special meeting of local union members Monday night, said Garcia. Halligan telegrammed Superior to ask for a delay until he could arrive, Thursday or Friday. Both the Superior and San Manuel locals voted to ignore the request on the grounds that Halligan,s visit was too late, Garcia said. Garcia denied rumors that experienced strikers bad been brought in from outside to spearhead the strike. Two meetings were held on ;l'uesday, between company and union officials, to reach an agreement on the list of men who will be allowed to continue to work. Garcia mentioned railroad personnel as some of those who will be allowed to work. The International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers won a National Labor Relations Board election in October Of 1957 to determine if the Magma operation at Superior would be unionized. Garcia is chairman of the Arizona Mine-Mill Council, which includes mining operations at Kennecott in Ray, AS & R in Hayden, Miami, Banner in Tucson, the two Magma operations in Superior and San Manuel, and the three Phelps-Dodge Operations at Bisbee, Morenci and Douglas. He said he was going to call a special council meeting in the next few days to check strike developments and negotiations throughout the state. "We are also going to send a delegation to the Phelps-Dodge Union Strike Strategy committee to see how the strike will be conducted there", he added. MAGMA PICKET LINE- Pickets from Local 938 of the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers assembled in a light drizzle Tuesday morning, on Magma Avenue, just above the hospital. Union leaders reported enthusiastic support by the striking miners, who said theywere waiting at the union hall at 5 a.m. for placards. 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