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"VOLUME XDV. NUMBER 40.
WE HAVE MATERIAL
! TO IN PREMIUMS
& (By Be&JuHin Franklta Fly)
The- Eleventh State Fair premium
' book has just reached Yuma, and is
now ready for general distribution,
and can be had for the mere asking at
-the Commercial Club or of Commis
' sioner Wheeler. It is replete with
valuable information pertaining to 'the
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.'mnrnor'hinir State Tfmr Nnv I ft-2fl
and a copy of it should be in thehands
of every farmer on Yuma project and
throughout the county, as well as in
the hands of every housewife in
1 There is a premium offered for
"practically everything raised, grown
or made that one can think of, even
including 21 prizes for babies up to
3 years .old. All you parents, there
fore, who possess "the sweetest and
prettiest baby in all the world," have
the chance of a lifetime to find out
how ;good your judgment is on this
- particular-- question. Get one of the
" premium .books and find what class
your baby is eligible to enter, and
then get ready to put Yuma on the
' map, not only as the best county in
. the state, but as the home of the'yery
prettiest and sweetest babies in all
.. the world.
v .Yuma county is full of 'em, for I
have seen many of them with my own
yes and have been within two or
vj. three blocks of otheTs for I have
heard them more than. once. Go after
-some of that "easy money"!
' But it's a certainty all of you can't
'-. win the baby prizes, for there are
. more than 21 babies right here in
Yuma, who would be regarded as prize
, winners anywhere in the world, there
..' fore begin to fatten up your pigs
;Toth old and young, for there are
something like 50 chances to win in
.-this department, embracing every
.. specie of hog (with four legs) known
' in the markets of Arizona.
According to the recent annual re
. port of the U. S. Agricultural depart
ment, Arizona has made greater
strides in hog raising during the past
year than any state in the Union, and
theer is absolutely no reason in 'the
world why Yuma county shouldn't
win at least half of all the. prizes of
fered in this department.
Substantial cash prizes are offered
for horses, cattle, sheep, goats and
all kinds of fancy and pet stock, ajid
Yuma county can furnish several car
loads that should come back home
decorated with blue ribbons and 'gold
jingling in their owners' pockets.
Of greatest interest, however, to the
YUMA, ARIZONA, THURS
good housewife in the long list of the
cash prizes offered for everything in
the cooking and preserving line,
cakes and pies "just like mother used
to make" (and it makes my mouth
i water to think of them), are all on the
! premium list, and. to win these prizes'
'will be as easy for the good house
wife of Yuma as itv would be for the
' present city council to pass a dupji
jcate of "Ordinance No. 4" without
i batting an -eye) Go after those prizes,
jgood ladies, and show those folks
jdown at Phoenix that you know how
to win a man's heart!
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And while the. cakes and pies are
' vrt. ,t
j baking, don't forget the garden.. Run
tout between turnings and gather a
few choice vegetables or fruit and
send them along with teh cakes and
pies take two or three different kinds
of prizes. You can, if you will only
just make the effort. Get in touch
with Commissioner Wheeler, and he
will tell you all about it.
Remember, we want that big silver
cup! We've got to have it! . We
ON STUMS 58
Last evening, the Yuma Supply com
pany served an attachment for $178.84
against E. Ev VanHorn, of the Yuma
Valley Creamery, successors to the old
Co-operative Creamery. The concern
is located next to the Supply company
Store in Yuma Heights tract, employ
ed one buttermaker, W. T. Mitchell,1 of
San Francisco, whose bill for labor,
$124.73, was included in the attach
ment. The nlant has been running:
fnr siv wv nurf W onotoroHi'L0s Angeles on Thursday. Miss Mar-
many discouragements. It is not nowtmaibU aruveu on inai aav- 11SS
known whether or not
FOR YUMA THEAT
Harvey Hill last evening purchased,
the interest of H. A. Williams in the
Yuma theatre thereby strengthening
that business considerably; Mr. HillAnd noWj just for variety,
is a live wire and succeeds in all he We'pen a little verse;
undertakes, and the other partner, , Something about four lines will do
Harry Johnson, is fortunate indeed.
Yuma Baptists will meet in a social
and business session at the church
tonight. Everybody welcome.
ElAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1915.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
ITEMS FR6M BAROITES
J. R. Villa returned home on Tues
day evening, after an absence of sev
eral days spent in San Diego and
other coast towns.
Mr. and Mrs. .R4 E. Blair are home
from the Frisco fair. They both ex
pressed themselves as having greatly
enjoyed their visit to the Exposition.
Mrs. Blair has been away from Bard
for three months, which she spent in
visiting her folks in Kansas and herj
friends in Colorado. She arrived at!
home in time to enjoy a few of the J
remaining delightfully warm days of
summer. , J
Mrs. J. I. York, after a stay of sev-'
eral weeks spent on the coast, visit-,
ing friends and relatives, has 'returned
home. Mrs. York reports a delightful
trip, but she is, nevertheless, glad to
get home to Bard and her family j
. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Quick made a1
trip to Somerton on Saturday andj
Sunday last. They had a pleasant
visit with Mr. Quicus brothers tnere
and returned home Sunday night.
Mr. Hines is in the seed raising
business in earnest. The twelve acre
patch of alfalfa which he cut for seed
yielded 7500 pounds good, clean seed.
For this seed he was offered thirteen
and a half cents. W. R. Quick is an
other Bard farmer who did remark
ablely well on seed. A field of six
teen acres yielded 9000 pounds.
. .Mrs. C. W. Johnson is in Los An
geles for a few days.
Mrs. W. R. Smith and children
spent from Monday to Thursday visit
ing friends in Somerton.
Mr. and Mrs. Anker returned from
insner, wno has been in San Francis
co the last few weeks, is now at home.
Mr. Anker, Miss Martin and Miss
Fisher constitute the faculty at the
Bard schoolqrs'fein this year. School
opens on Monday.
John M. Speese returned Thursday
from his visit to Los Angeles and
leaves this afternoon for Gila Bend,
where' he will have 'a position with
Contractor James Maxey, who is con
structing the railroad between that
place and Ajo.
But something crisp and terse.
America is planning to send 100,
000 barrels of apples to the European
LOZIDA ASKS tOL 10
ESI VILLA REVERSES
(By Benjamin Franklin Fly)
The Carranza wave, started the day
after the recent Peace Conference,
seems to have shot its bolt.
As pointed out in these columns,
the past few days an entirely errone
ous impression has been spread broad-'
cast by Carranza agents that the Villa
troops were disintergating and form
ing into bands of bandits.
As a matter of fact, these bands, of
cattle thieves, assassins and murders
have all been traced direct to Car
ranza army camps, and it is to sup
press 'them that Villa is now sending
a strong body of well-trained soldiers
to reinforce Governor-General Mayiu
rena. of Sonora. Late, reports indicate
that, Maytorena already has General
Calles on the run. Villa is expected.
to finish the job with neatness and
Mexican Consul J. R. Lozada, who
left Yuma yesterday for- his- new post;!
of duty at Calexico, at noon today sent
the following self-explanatory mes
sage: B. F. Fly, Yuma Daily Examiner, -Yuma,
I kindly request that you ;deny the
.report of the evacuation of Durango,
Torreon and Chihuahua by the Con
ventionalist (Villa) amy. There is
not a word of truth in it. We still
hold those cities. Reports to the con
trary are absolute falsehoods.
J. R. LOZADA.
EPISCOPAL MR ILL,
Rev. Charles Maimann, rector of St..
Paul's Episcopal church, is dangerous
ly ill in the Yuma hospital., and for
that reason he wishes to announce
that there will be noservices in St.
Paul's church- on Sunday. His illness.,
is the result of overwork during the
recent unusually warm weather. His
condition was suqh today that all call
ers were denied the privilege of see
O If you are not in business fnr r
O your health, you'll never have O
O good health or much business. O
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