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St. Johns is having a healthy substantial growth. Lands are cheap but steadily increasing in value. Best climate on earth.
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ST. JOHNS, APACHE COUNTY, ARIZONA, MARCH 29, 1917
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joel L.
Mineer, last Friday, a big boy.
Mr. David Rudd, live stock in
spector, was in town during the
Sheriff E. W. Grimes, who has
been in the south end of the coun
ty for the past two weeks is home
A Fresh New Supply again
on display at St. Johns Drug Co.
Connor Trammell of the moun
tain city was a business visitor
Lee Rencher of Holbrook ar
rived m the city Tuesday with
Attorney J. E. Jones.
Spray your trees with arsen
ate OF LEAD.
St. Johns Drug Co., Distributors.
'Hy' Wiltbank was a passen
ger on the mail from Eagar yes
terday, coming to the county seat
to attend to some businsss mat
ters. Alma Allen of Round Valley
was in the city yesterday attend
ing land matters before Chas.
Jarvis, U S. Land Commis
sioner. The Electric Light company will
soon have the juice turned into
some of the business houses.
They have been busy this week
- placing the transformers.
Work on the new bank building
that of building a vaultism full
blast and we are informed that
the new enterprise will be doing
"business within a month.
Miss Alta Heminigway of Keo
kuk, , Iowa a neice of Mr and
Mrs Arthur Lyenj with whom
she was visiting, died last night
of lagrippe. It has not yet been
decided whether the burial will
take place here or at her home in
Miss Lettie Anderson, popular
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
P. Anderson, arrived home from
Chicago last Saturday, where she
has been studying music, both
vocal and instrumental. Her
many friends are pleased to see
her once more. '
Col. C. C. Cooley Dead.
Col. C.X. Codley died at his
home at the Cooley ranch, near
Pinetop, Sunday after a long ill
ness incident to old age, being
about (as we can learn) 85 years
old. burial was made at Fort
Apache Monday with military
honors, he having served as a
Col Cooley was one of the most
interesting characters who ever
lived in this section, and was
broad-guaged and liberal minded.
It is claimed that he was possibly
without an enemy in the entire
southwest, something extraordin
ary for any man to lay claim to
after living on the frontier for so
many years, as he had lived here
since away back, in the 70's, locat
ing the Showlow ranch about '76
A wife and six children survive.
The children are, Chas. P. Cooley
of Holbrook, Bert and Don U
Coolev of this countv. Mrs. A. L.
Amos. Mrs. Chas. H. Pettis and
Mrs. Del A. Penrod, also of this
county .Snowflake Herald.
The Pneumonia Season.
The cold. damD weather of March
seems to be the most favorable
for the pneumonia germ. "Now
is the time to be careful. The
quicker a cold is gotten rid of the
less the danger As soon as the
first indication of a cold appears
take Chamberlain's Cough Reme-
dv. As to the value ot this pre
)aration. ask anyone who has
fused itn fq - . Adv.
Office of the Board of Supervis
ors, Apache County, Arizona.
St. Johns, Ariz., Mar. 5th, 1917.
The hoard of suDervisors con
vened in regular monthly session
on this date at the hour of 9 a.m.;
there beinc: present Chairman!
Heber Jarvis, Members W. A.
Saunders and John C. Hall and
Levi S. Udall, Clerk.
Minutes of the previous regu
lar session we e read and approv
ed. Outdoor relief for the month
nf March was ordered paid. The
'monthly allowance of Clemente
j Baca was ordered raised from
$8.00 to $10.00 per month.
Dr. r. J. JDOUiam, oupt. u
Health, was granted a leave of
absence from the state for a per
iod of six weeks, dating from
February 20th, 1917.
In the matter of the petition
from residents of Vernon, Spring
lake and vicinity and also sign
ed by residents from Navajo
county residing at Taylor and
Snowflake, asking the board of
supervisors to declare the road
known as the "Dick Greer Auto
mobile Road" as a county road,
said road leadingfrom Concho via
Springlake to Taylor After a
consideration of the matter it was
ordered by the board that the
"Notice of Presentation of Peti
tion" be first posted as required
by law (Paragraph 5057 R. V. S.
1913,) and that then the board
would take some action in the
The advertising proposition of
George Wharton James "The au
thor" that was presented to the
board of supervisors for their
consideration, to decide whether
they wanted one chapter in his
new book "Arizona. ihe Wonder
land' ' on Apache county and the
White Mountains,' at a price of
$200.00 or else the county to sub
scribe for 150 copies of the book
at. $3.50 each. The matter was
fully considered and it was d;cided
not to accept his offer at this time,
in view of the fact that the book
was to cro to Dress the early part
of March, and the Board felt that
it did not give them sufficient time
to have copies of the chapter pre
sented to them for their consider
ation and approval.
The following claims were ap
proved and warrants ordered is
sued from the ROAD FUND:
No. 4 J S Hulet supplies to road
56 4 3d
Unapportioned Tax Fund
3 John (J Uiari. reiuna
nn over assessment 7 92
Bond Road Fund:
No. to whom for what am t.
16 St Johns Drue: Co ex-
nress and supplies 56 5 0
17 Barth Hotel Hotel bill,
G. Becker 7.50
18 J H Greer, services as
Road commissioner so UU
19 M Christensen labor 6 30
20 Tbos Greer draer'ff road 7 00
21 Aert A TSf Chambers
treic-hfc charges bl yo
22 Hazel B Howland book-
keener for February 10 00
23 .ToeBureressTreas. el'k
B. of S. warrants 14U8 by
50 G E Greer expense Co,
Attorn ev lb ou
51 Barnes & Nicolas, sher
iffs exnense 35 00
52 David Gibbons, wood
for court house 22 75
fi3 Mrs Aim Pena. nrison-
p.rs meals 4 80
54 MartinJensen register
ing-vital statistics 1916 15 00
55 Greer Garcia expense
telenhone bill 1 75
56 St Johns Herald con
tract & sutmlies 95 07
57 M C Parks telephone
hill for February 16 00
58 T. J. Bouldin expense
and services Feb. 70 00
59 J R Overson rent Co.
Attv office Feb. 10 00
60 M Dannebaum trans
from Observer cont't 37 50
61 A & B Schuster Co. sup
62 Boy Scout Patrol cutt'g
6h cords wood
63 St Johns Drug Co sup
plies for court house
64 E M Patterson water
65 Levi S Udall telephone
bill for Feb
66 Sarah A Hamblin regis
tration vital statistics
67 G O Hamblin, General
68 John C Earl sheriffs
exnense tel. bill
69 James D Kennedy reg
istration vital, statistic 1916 11 50
70 A C M I Spr. indigent
allowance Mrs Brown 20 00
Benito Baca reg. vital
statistics Concho 1916 11 00
G P Brown coroners
juryman Nasif Tamar 1 50
Joe Burgess Outdoor
relief vouchers and
iurv certificates 203 00
74 Mrs Thomas A Moore,
reg. vital statistics
Snr. 1916 9 50
75 A M Wigglesworth reg.
vital statistics lyib io o
C H Wolfe repairs in
Treasurers office 19 35
Crane & Co miscellan
St Johns Electric Ma
chine Co, repairs to
ad dine machine 10 00
79 Jos K Udall Telephone
bill Justice Peace
Anella S Lvtle appeared before
the Board and audited and allow
ed the following claims for Su
pervisors expense: No. 80 John
C Hall expenses attending Marcn
meeting $10 00
Pav Roll demand for the salar
ies of County Officers for the 1st
half month of February was al
lowed and ordered from the Sal
ary Funa in the sum of $722.87,
warrants Jnos. 41 to ob inclusive,
Tvere issued therefor.
Pav Roll demand for the Salar
ies of County Officers for the last
half month of February and for
Precinct Officers for the month of
February was allowed and order
ed paid from the Salary b una, m
the sum of $950.94, warrants Nos
57 to 84 inclusive, were issued
The board then stood adjourn
ed, bv unanimous vote until tor
morrow morning, Mar. 6, at 9 a.m
Heber Jarvis, Chairman,
Attest: Levi S. Udall, Clerk.
St. Johns, Ariz., Mar. 6, 1917.
The Board of Supervisors re
convened at 8:30 a. m. there be
ing present the Chairman, both
members and the clerk.
Renorts of the various county
and precinct officers were check
ed and approved, ine report ot
Joe Burgess, County Treasurer
and Tax Collector for the month
of February shows the following:
Bal. on hand Feb. 1st 56iuz,7iu.zb
Receipts for month of
Disbursements for mo
of February 7,564.82
Bal. on hand Mar. 1917 101,067.80
The following claims for back
salary due the present and ex-
county officials, based on the re-,
cent ruling of the Supreme court
declaring the 1912 Salary Law
unconstitutional, said claims ask
ing for payment under the 1901
Statutes and amendments there
to, were formally rejected by the
board, the claims were as follows:
Back salary for years 1915-16:
Joe Burgess $1400 00
J W Brown ouu uu
L R Gibbons 700 00
Gilbert E Greer, Co. Atty. 2400 CO
Ethel Greer. Recorder 1600 00
Levi S Udall, el'k B. of S. 1000 00
The followine claims for bal
ance due on salary, based on 1901
law, for the month of January
and for the first half month of
February 1917 were also rejected
by the board, namely:
Anella S Lytle. Recorder $183.33
Gilbert E Greer Co. Atty 250.00
J A Mineer, Assessor 227.50
Levi S Udall, el'k B. of S. 125.00
A delegation appeared before
the board regarding the matter
of the location of the New Court
house, requesting that the Ander
son lot be chosen as the site,
whereupon they were referred to
the committee formerly appoint
ed to select the site.
Plans and specifications sub
mitted by the Architects "Trost
& Trost" were carefully gone
over and considered by the board
in connection with Mr. Eisen
traut, representative of the Ar
chitects, some few changes and
corrections were imade and m-
fnrnnrated in the specifications.
The Clerk was instructed to have
a Notice inserted in the official
County paper calling for bids on
the construction of the new court
house, bids to be received up un
til April 18th, 1917.
There being no further business
to come before the Board: the
Board upon motion and by unani
mous vote stood adjourned .
Heber Jarvis, Chairman,
Attest: Levi S Udall, Clerk.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy a Favorite
J. L. Easlev. Macon. 111., in
speaking of Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy savs. "During the past
fifteen years it has been my sis
ter's favonte medicine tor colds
on the lungs. I myself have tak
en it a number of times when suf
fering with a cold and it always
relieved me promptly. Adv.
Road Bond Convention.
Last Saturday representative
men from the various communi
ties of the county met in Hol
brook to discuss the proposed
road bond proposition and to for
mulate a plan for the proposition
to go before the voters of the
county; Messrs. Jos. W. Smith,
Samuel F. Smith and W. E. Strat
ton composed the committee with
P. P. Pitchlynn as honorary from
Snowflake, met with the conven
tion. It was decided that $160,
000 would be needed, and the con
vention agreed in a very harmon
ious manner to work for the elec
tion of the bonds when submitted
by the board of county supervis
ors. No boubt an election will
be called for the near future.
Despondency Due to Constipation.
Women often becomes nervous
and despondent. When this is
due to constipation it is easily cor
rected by taking an occassional
dose of Chamberlain's Tablets.
These tablets are easy to take and
pleasant in effect. Adv.
Apache and Yuma counties
were well represented in both
branches of the third legislature.
Colter of Apache and Winsor of
Yuma aided by the senior senator
from Cochise, made a trio of
statesmen who were far above
the average. The representatives
from both Apache and Yuma
were ever on the side of human:
rights. Such men do not njjsajH
ure virtue, human welfarend
moral advancement Dy tne guage,
of the sordid medium of exchange!
the big round dollar. TheMes-i
senger, rnop.mx. -
William W. Willis died atVhis
home in Snowflake, March lQth,
1917, after a lingering illness
He was 71 years old. j
Piano for sale See kR$. l!
S. Overson, St. Johns, Arizona,
State of Ohio. City of Toledo, J -
Lucas County. ,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath: that he Is
senior partner of the firm tf P. J. Chertey
& Co., doing: business In the City of To
ledo. County and State aforesaid, oind
that said firm -will pay the sum of ONE
HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and ev
ery case of Catarrh that cannot be cured
by the use of HALL'S CATARRH CURE.
FRANK J.. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribea m
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D. 188 S. , VT
(Seal) A. W. GLEASON
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally
and acts directly upon the blood and mu
cous surfaces of the system. Send fol
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.
Sold by all Drugrsrfats. 75c. a ;
Talc Hall's Family PUla for conatlpatlos
STATE OF ARIZO.NAt;q(i
OFFICE OF THE, t 'Til
ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMIS
United States of America;
State of Arizona.
The ARIZONA CORPORA'MON
COMMISSION does hereby, urlifyKthaPlCi
the annexed is a true and complete tran
script of the
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
"ST. JOHNS DRU&COflAN
Changing the name of said corporation to
ANDERSON MERCANTILE COMPANY
which was filed in the' office of said' Ari
zona Corporation uommtsston onztievzna
day of March A. D19J$, m$fr$J$A
p. Tn.j aspruvmeu. uy iuw. .
i ' 'rKxi'iMiN r wjuJiiuujjLuine
Arizona Corporation tppmmipsipji fiw.
Chairman, has hereunto s Vits hanaarfct
affixed its official Seal. DoneZaUlK$$!ity
of Phoenix, the Capitol Afs -52id-dpy, nf
March, A. D., 1917. ' . rx '
- ARIZONA GORORTiaM
( SEAXi B COMMISSION,,.
V V F, A,JONE$, Ctiatrman.
Attest: W. N. 8ANG8TR, Sedrelarffsft
RESOLUTION CHANGING NAMEj OF
At a mwtaWfit&WBiaP
ers of the St. Johns DruGbm
nanv. a Coftibratiom hsldxnxJSiH
jonns, Arizona; on ims uguay
t i -i a i-i- j
of March Anero.
ing resolution was adopted ;(.
the "St. Johns Drug-Company",'
to the "Anderson EgANfEELSr
Company", and that aityeone
of the articles of incorporation of
this r.ornoi'atidirbii and the same
hereby are amentfeclrto seadas
"The name adopted 'andirasr-i
siimed bv thisicorDorationand'bti
which At; shib knpwie
and th,e principal .place or irasi
npsa of tWCoftnaV'MSnalP tfga'l
the towtf ofEJobns, 'tApache'
County, Anzonaod .utrRrmc
place or places, as fherBoaraof
plac or 1pla,ces't8khbTd6rsIah(l
Directors m'eetin&s may;he)held
andfCorpbrationf bt(aine$s- ipay.fhe
transacted ;- ..1'. -.
Present, and noting in rayorof
the above r&olutibri ; airM'two
thousan'd' scare's of capifalistocl j
in this coloration'; "? 'ipz d oi
STATE OF ARIZONA, Igfawj 9fkJ
COUNTY OF APACHE, j,0(fl
I, Charles P. Anderson, Hereby
acknowledgehraTthH-above is a
true .and rcprrect eppy of . JJtj rs
oliition changing, the name of th
above corporation and that lam
president of" the above nnamefd
corporation andithat I -have ex&
cuted this instrument-for t'purr
pose .of , changing the, nam 'of
oQiri. nnrnnratinn from the at.
inr accordance wittether directions
ofr the?: Siockhqldexa tjerjein,g9jg
The above instrument w.asdjjj
acknowledged before me" Chas.
P. Anderson this 14th day" of
:MsrchPA: rEbslSl&irlT xiW
Anella S. Lytle,
(seax J County Recorder, Apa-
Attests rr&lfcerfe -Fv -Andersnsrfg
j , ,1 Secretary flfeaijprgon.
.Filed in jtaoMee oQfeAaS"
2lV20 pl m to-e-quest dfe&lbert
Ri rAnderscitfr hoae?PPstj Qf$e&
address is St Jahnsron&bi
By F. -A Jones, Chairman.
' tec'ordM'ati'th feueit oPC..
P Aridersbn MarchT27th 197rat
9:00 a. m. and duly recordedl&t
Rnnir "NTn: 1 ,of -A., of -InCi,?Bas:e
181 Records pf Apache' Counjty,
Arizona. . ...a
sEiAL . Anella. Sty
J. Fred Johiisp.n josfca Bill book
last Tuesday, pontaining consid
erable money and popfe valuable
papers. He will'ampry reward
anyone for finding ahd'retuniihg
it; tdhim.. i. ' -
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