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title: 'Snips and the St. Johns herald. (St. Johns, Ariz.) 1903-1905, March 19, 1903, Image 3',
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Snips and St Johns Herald
Publiscd every Thursday at St. Johns, Arizona,
ELI S. PERKINS, Editor and Proprietor.
One mont a 20
Three months . . .35
Six months í 60
One year $1.00
Entered in the postofficc at St. Johns, Arizona,
as second-class mail matter, January 23, (902.
Advertising rates furnished on application. Ad
ress all communications to Perkins Publishing House
St. Johns, Arizona.
A few 3Tcars ago a newpsaper pub
lished at sea would hnve been in
conceivable, but the passengers
on the Cunard liner Etruiia, on
a recent trip from New York to
Liverpool, after six da's out, en-
joyed reading a paper printed on
shipboard and containing bulle
tins of the most important news
of the . world. The paper was
made up from dispatches pre
pared by the Reuter Jagency and
transmitted oy wireless teler
graph to the vessel. Shortly be
fore midnight of February 6th,
the Cunarder being about 70 miles
distant from the Irish coast, the
wireless instruments began to
work, and summaries of what
was going on in the world came
yibrating on board. Most of t he
passengers were asleep at the
time, but the editorial s.tafif was
wide awake, and every tiling was
in readiness for printing the pa
per when the news had been re
ceived. Purser McCubbin acted as edi
tor, and handled the dispatches
which Operator Hughes received.
A, Hurris, ship's printer, set up
the matter in type, and Assistant
Purser EL Ü. Stainer undertook
the job of circulation manager.
The original 500 copies that were
struck off wete seized quickly as
and the St. Johns JIiskald
4 'The race of life has become,
intense; the runners are treading
upon each others1 heels; woe to
him who stops to tie his shoe."
The Pittsburg Visible Typewriter
The Only Perfect Writing Machine.
The writing is in plnin view of the
operator all the time. Simplest
and strongest construction, rapid
action, easy touch. Adopted to all
kinds of work best for tabulating
and invoice work. Univeral key
board, removable type action, in
Treble the life of any other ma
chine for good clean work. ' vm
Send tor catalogue to either, .
K. S. Perkins, St. .Johns, Ariz., or
THE PITTSBURG WRITING MACHINE COMPANY, '
208 Wood St, Pittsburg, Pa.
Call at SNIPS office and see one of these machines.
Wabash Niagara Falls Short Line
4 Through Trains Daily from Chicago
4 Through Trains Daily from St. Louis
4 Trains Daily from Kansas City
And Points Beyond.
íflEQUIPMENT: Reclining Chair Cars (free), Pullman
Palace Sleepers, Dining and Cafe Cars on all trains. Polite trainmen
perfect roadbed, shortest line and quickest time. Tourist' cars Monday
and Thursdays, 29 hours from Chicago to Boston. ,
C. S. CRANE, G. P. & T. A., St. Louis, Mo.
ROSS C. CLINE, P. CP. A. Los Angeles
BENIGNO LOPEZ, - Proprietor
CONCHO, - ARIZONA.
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Beer and Cigars.
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