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THE BISBEE DAILY REVIEW, BISBEE ARIZONA, THURSDAY MOKNINB, JANUARY 1(5, 1913
BISBEE DAILY REVIEW
Published Every Morning Except Monday
STATE CONSOLIDATED PUBLISHING COMPANY.
$2.25 a piece, abouL half the Callfor-'
nl price, even after making the al
lowance for the discount.
Other boards of trustees, it was
found, had b?oll buying Ink, pencils
mid scratch paper of California and
Chicago concerns at prices much In
exeeas of prices they would have to
nay at any crossroads store In thp
country for articles of like quality.
Whether similar methods prevail
among the school beards of any other
county In this slate wo do not know
Ijut under our present si stem there
Is only one thing to prevent their
prevalence -more judgment and at
trustees may be careful aud efficient
Is an Inadequate security to taxpay
ers. It Is system alone, that can se
cure absolutely businesslike handling
of the public funds.
A bank or an; other business might
run a long time, trusting alone to the
possible efficiency of Its employes and
that would be good luck. On the other
hand. If It had ho other safeguard,
Its existence might be of very brief
A proper system will Insure efficien
cy and care. It will leave nothing to
chance Its operation, we may say,
I in a sense, automatic. There Is
NEW ANIMAL IN POLITICAL ZOO?,
Bd&orial Qffictt ...,T PHONE NO.,39. : Kings
Business Office ,,..... PHONE , NO 33
Uy Hath per year (Strictly In advance) $7.50
tingle copM8 0..
By CarrTgficr mouth ,...,. . .70
tnntlon on the part of trustees Thai 110 opportunity for carelessness.
ADVERTISING RATES ON APPLICATION.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. ',
It -wlUhc the earnest endeavor or Tho Review aovcr Intuntldaallr
Uo wounuSJliG foiling of anyone. i
Should nn etreneous statement apitear In tlio columns of this itancr.
.)! otf4tUantlon to it. and lr an "error, Uuu urination will bo mad6 and
aipi Jjauc checrfull accorded. ;
TudSdvdrU5?'cnmmna ot'thhi paper aro for sajo at tUo regular
Entered as Second Class Matter at th'j Postqfflee at Ulsboc, Arizona
under Act of March 4. lSiZ.
AND THE CANTEEN.
The question of tee army canteen
Is once.more b.rogut to (he front Vy
Secretary Stlmson's report oa tiio
. Btetiee the MBtorh. parts. of ,tlc tlor
of state formed fy' tho Dakota.
Nebraska. Kansas. Okfehouia and
Tca. and all tlio states between
Uo attd tlie PaeMc ocean. The,bul.
manaera and tho morals f tho soldrUjeGli tfeat ,n Qf argc
Probably Sir. StimBon tulsht just as
well hold M toBgue for all tbo effit
that his utterance Mill hate upon, Ue
little group c noisy agitator whosa
persistence fjrgt secured abolition of
the cantoeu and whose unyielding;
prejudice have prevented Ks restora
tion. But Sir. SUmson, as Secretary to
War, Is bound to present the fact,
and it is 'well that lie should do to fjr
the beaoflt of those whp Svish to know
the roal causes of array vice and to
lay the' blame at the right doors. Ami
territory fliere 13 abundant rainfall,
rat in each of the jftutes comprfseaH
in it there are considerable sections,
aad In come very extensive, areas,
where- farming . Is largely dsitendent
upon Irrliptlon. In the states in
cJudsd ill the arid region., the irri
gated farms represent 11 per cent
of the total number of. firms.
The acreage of irrigated lands j
frowing rapidly. The number of ir
rigated, farms increased 17.7 pe.
cent during the census decada The
the Starae very ohriously lies at the -acreage during tho same period in
doors or those who supposed that the JcreaseI,8S.7 per cent and the cost
M!dSer -eouW, be discouraged ' Iron f0t irrigation enterprises increased
dr nblns''lylthe simple expendieat oLiby X9 per cent California has the
sending-Trial from the barracks, where
he coujd beporveed aad restrained,
to thonJjaivds.divts outside the ber
racks, where" he could be neither su
pervised nor restrained. That a few
pious nomen by the mere force of
clamor should be able to rogulate the
barrack Ufa. of soldiers and to enforce
thclr'own will aga'nai experience and
prudence is one of the marvels of
our ctTfttaatlon. K it were leas erioJS
It vtotild be tentiafele. Hwt it is hot
laughable that a small lumber pt r
fcrmers'' ghoeld stand so ohMteatJy
.s a barrier betweon the soldier and
his protection from the Boat (grad
ing lKHiMf- Uts, bays tiM Arganaut
Mr. StltBSoR teHs us that he hag per
sonally vicHed forty-nlife of the army
1'tsts. 1h every S&stftuc he fouai! a
nest of "rile aa4 filthy dive fcwt t9
fi& the rervatt9B K''e, IaW awl
baited as traps for the demnattea of
the soldier. He found, upon inquiry,
th&t oertala HnmeotloiMbie Jteeagcs
were claldAug mor vtettia la tb
American army thaa ati the import
ant diseases .oeatWnd, more victims-
than In any pther amy in dviNsatioR.
And 31 r. Stiraeen has ua doubt as tc'
the cawse fer tWri cruel and abeunia
bk stat of tWas. He telle as that H
Is due to the lMUe of the canteen
end to the fict that k MaMeMMt
Ietdsiation has driven the waWier lato
these dens of iniquity, -tvhare alcohol
Is the very least of the evUa that
await him- In the old days the Mi
dler drank bear la the army csnteeo
tut presomato it was goal beer. He
had neither the teBijrifUkm of the op
portunity to dring to excess, aad sfUl
leas to debaveh hisiself. Left Jo W-
Felt and treated aa a bamae Mbig
his natural tesdaeefcaa would lead Mm
to do aeither te me nor the etkac
Ar.d it may be saM iocidenulo that
the soldier hag as good a r'.K'M to
wink a gtew as a wraan has to irisk
a f p of tea. To say that ke shaH
no-. Crink 3 afasa of br la barracks
bis no otar effeat than to sewl Mra
stml!;5t to tho ves that are thus
bulied to called around the reer?a
V-ju Kates aad that are so le&u than
pru fare hells ra the tariety 'A moral
aro phiysicUl damnation that to. .tie-
Icrgest nurtber of Irrigated farms.
Colorade Ie next In rank and Utah
1 third. About one-fourth of all the
irrigated farms in the country aro la
California, in acreage, however. Col
ersdo Is first, with California second
and Montana third. In percentage of:
increase of acreage for the decade
Texas was first, Washington &econd,
Idaho third and Now ilexlco .fourth.'
The acreage value per acre of ir
rigated crops is $35.08. The highest'
average valae is In "Washington,
where It is $10.S2 per acre, and the
lowest is In Wyoming, where It Is
J'i.61. The bulletin points out that
"n is to be expected, tha average
valaa per aero Is highest in the
Mates with largo specialized crops,
rahed by means of irrigation, while
in thove where forage crops and
grains predonioate tho average i
Alfalfa ia the faored erop in the
arkl region and ranks easily first in
aereaae, wRh -wild, salt or pralrlo
praasea" ttecead aad oats third. In
J.H. the forage crops "occupied about
(J per cant of the total reported
acreage. In votome alfalfa was mo3t
Important, while orciiard fruits
ranked secoad. In the past decade
the growing of swgar beets en irri
gated faraw im become a promising
tadnatry and may be expected to
(.how groat progroas in future. The
!tate crop is growing In favor among;
the farmers, bat wheat Is decreasing
MflKons of dollars are being spent
la the reciaiuatlon of arid lands, and
rrrigattoe and dry farming are trans
forming dacerta Into productive
. Nothing in all the agriciil
tarat developmeat of th,e country 1$,
ware wonderful than the'rapUL eHm-
laatton of the waste places of tht
TKU&P - ' ' i -' - er
1'raitfc A. Slnhocr, alitor an4:'puh1Micr. and one of the leader of the Prosrowivc iwh ." . tin
anial-aitiatlnn of I'roKrciscs and the G. O. P. Accoordlns to tils'plun, the now party would be tiht ncithc
of Its pntlccosors. 1 v' ' ' . J
s4dc show of the big national exposi
tion at San Francisco.
Tbo memlors of the legislature will
find many useful purposes at home for
all the money iu sight and It Is hoped
that they will have the ceurago to
confine the state's 'antics in California
to something that will not resemble
an extravagant skirt dance.
Arizona needs "new- settlers, (hose
who arc seeking hemes ami invest
ments and we hope to see somcthtBg
done in the way of making known eur
wonderful advantages hind unrivaled
opportlnltlos in those s.tate where the
population Is becoming too thick and
the opportunities for energy too
scarce. A few thoasand dollars judi
ciously expended annually In this ef
fort would result far mere bcnolielali
to Arizona than any monoy asyendgd
for exposition buildings.
( opportunities -existing In Arteona fer
T. White.- fermerly editor ol
t l mr.irinc nracttiArruia hnmacnrl irvit
tho Benson Press and later editor. a ,--..- -
able investments. This recommeada
tloa pointed out an absolute necessity
in promoting the growth and prosper-
Ity of the new state. It is to he hopeif
that the recommoadaltea will he re
newed to the earning special soeelwa
and that It will receive favorable ooj-slderatlon.
or the Stinml News announces that a
mortgage on his., newspaper plant
has oaten Into tils financial vitals
and that he has been closed out as
proprieter of the News. The mort
gage, like the tape-worm, is a con
sumer of -vitality. However, Editor
White, bis been continued for the
present as manner of the business
ud plant of thpJS'ens. His friends
in this county will hope that he may
jet survive hbrdifficuUIes and en
jy- greater prosperity la the future.
Ho is a gpod Soogler and publishes
a live local pajer.
The stato landt commission is now
in Cochise county for the purpose of
examining the public lande here whleji
may be selected'' for the state under
tho state enabling acL Tho member
Then there'ls the good roads prop-j lha ,,,, nr fravAiinir !n
theJr Apperson automobile. The gov
ernment is yet "tfiefowner of much a-
liable laud In this county and we ife-
fcume that the lands Ijing In tho San
Simon ami Sulphw Springa valleys
will be most attractive to -the com
mission. However, there are large
Estimates preparer by State Audit
or J. C. Callagban show that It wid
requ're $1,2M,0OO to meet the expenee
of stato government for the first year.
This vast sum -)udhW be sutlicieut to
causo the legislature to look closeiy
next month for an eppertaaity to jsa
the pruning knife on any and eery
item of useless expense.
iO lowawf ft
A "warm" breakfast
the kind that sends 1
you out ready braced for a good day's work i
snouia be eaten in a warm room.
You lose half the good of the meal if you are shiv-
ering in discomfort while you eat it.
A Perfection Smokeless Oil Heater makes brealcfestA
a cosy meal for the whole family.
No smoke or sniell with a Perfection. Easily cleaned. Easily
moved from room to room. An ornament anywhere; luxury in
the bedroom, a necessity in the sewing-room or the bathroom.
DaUrt mvcrywhermt or writ for dunriptir circular.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
481 Mriut S-Jtt Eo Fuok
osltfon calling for a bend Issue of.se
feral millions. We all waat good Toads,
but it seems that with oar state treas
ury in its present contrition any boad
ktcue for any purpose should bo scru
tinised very closely before saddling
a (Hiraeaaome uect on iae itaeics 01
tbo people. Arteona Is sot able to
build nil the highways we eoM enh,y ,
in a year, or two, fbreo, five or Un.
All of our people would no doubt en
joy owning and riding in aatotuoMUM
but 'many cannot afferd the luxury and
hence must forego the pleasure. Jost
so with a stat with an empty treas
ury. To oar mind It woaid be a moatlof men from all parts of the state to
WASTED SCHOOL FUNDS.
County School Superintendent
Hotchkhis of Cochtse county ha is-
Isued a letter to the boards of trustees j
oi tuai county suowiuk uieia uu
recklessly they have been squander-
Mnft the school funde with California
"supply" houses wboee ageata induce
them to purchase "historical map
aad other articles concerning whose
ntilfey or lmjuiry la made. It appears
Are You Acquainted?
with the men behind this Institution.
We want you to know them, because
the men behind It Make a Bank,
We don't ask you to entrust? us
with our business without first
knowing personally the men who will
be responsible for Its careful and
The Bank Of Bisbee, Bisbee, Arizona
Oldest and Largest Bank in Southern Arizona
l.ntt Vvm. oiu..w Wwn. -. nnnaitltad
areas of valuabl,tlmber lands la both tlMJ a u,e suriatendent of
the Huehaca and Chlricahua moaat-! anybody ehe except the agents n-
alas, hf far out of ht of any 2ZEX3Z?. ct,-
BiobMe road. Ma which tx desks were bought or a
i California house for ?39. The concern
within sixty daya. of 331-S per cent
of which the clerk of the district
;bosrd of immigration tq b8 compos?.!
THE MARCH OF
A CfpMts bellets Id relation to Ir
rigation iH-'the'-'XTalten States
tVat In 1B thn -ntr,lir nf
on which irritfattoa. was ptaed
lor purpoees other than rtee growlag,
The arid regtoa of thcooaatry, aa
tieflned by 'he Omm Smioan, !r
H,EAD OFFALL. RAIDS
ON THE TREASURY.
It mar he Just as well to warn the
earning Iegistature to teware of tho
ItUeatiited raW on theislate treasotr
by the California exposition boosters
aa their Arizona alhes. Fabtik.a
straw will be asked for to erect build
in ss and provide exhibits at both San
Dtege and Saa Francisco.
These In Arizona who will be miwt
Utftxtoss for these appropriations wl!
e the men who expect to have thfc
shows wpendtae of the money. Now watqkj
iH?inlfandTiseeMftheReT!e- Is not correal
In Its prediction.
extravagant ratetake to Issue five or,
ten mllHoB In road bonds in Artcona
at this time. Before ibis Is done there
should be earofal estimates of the cost
of work proprosed to be done an-1
careful estimate of what it will cost
in futare to keep the roads In repair
after they are built Better by far
that Arfzona should nlod alonz with
e jr "
Hhe rngdjbuildlajr as It has during the
pasCfeW years than to plucgo into
te"nnaricial tnlre wftliout looking fo'
areata, coming out place. .
rertalnly none at the
which will be nothing more thaa'. i
It'looks like 1Iey Jonea tried to
"put one over" on Will Webb when
the Arizona presidential electors met
tx Phoonlx to cast the state ballot
for president and chose a messenger
to carry the result to Washington.
But Webb was equal to the occa
sion and was not to be backed o?
the board by even k woman, though
Webb was one of the first men la
Arizona to advocate wonaa suffrage
llr. Webbr.-w!inhaeVuieis honor of
ocijen(i5j?tue nrst -Toietererr caw
by Arizona for prcsidontHo will no
There Is little need of a buildtesH doubt receive a royal .welcome . from
eithor at San Francisco or San Diego,! the Ariiona delegation In Washing-
latter", place ton on his arrival "at the national
ivalled himself by means ol a school
itrder though he did not know wheth
er there were any funds available at
that time. The superintendent state
tlitt Tolra n.1 ftu U( kind Could
for making known to the world the hare been purd,. in jhe county a
undertake the publicity work required
From E! Paso or Deming
Denver and Return
Eighth Annual Meeting National Western
Stock Show, January 20th-25th
Tickets on Sale Jan. 18, 19, 20
Final Return Limit January 31st
M; Throw eh -Pullman Reservations, and Harvey Meals
2- "Write or call obm. . . . V i
W. R. BROWN, D. F. &c P. A., ' J.S. Morriw,
G.f HDONART, T. F. & P. A. C. P. A.
MiMc BuiWinf, El Paso, Texas.
hli pa- do a little more than supsort Ills family weekly
jf tic doesn't he U losing because tho future Is to come.
If It's'only ONE DOLLAR, try and deposIC It with thla bank
weekly and provide for the day whon the wages stop.
4 Per Cent Interest Will Be Paid On Savings
1G60 Small Savincs Banks for Distribution, call and got yours.
Citizens Bank and Trust Company
Main Street. Bisbee, Arizona
Will E. MeKet President C. A. McDonald, Cashier.
O. W. Wolf, Assistant SJshlel,
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The holidays are over, taies have been paid
so now is the time to save money. YOUR
money deposited with us now will have
earned four per cent at this time next year.
Start an accbirit now,hoveversm'all, add"
to it every month and you will be surprised
at the amount you can save in a year.
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