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O assessment of all property shall O
O be based on its full cash value. I O
O believe that this law should be O
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O official record shows that I have O
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O George Olney. O,
The following, from Hon. George A.
Olney, Democratic candidate for gov
ernor of Arizona, . was received .from
Phoenix this morning:
Phoenix, Ariz., August 25, '16.
W. Harold Shorey,
Editor Yuma Daily Examiner,
I take a great deal of pleasure in
writing you that my nomination papers
nave been filed with the Secretary of
State, and that I am now a full fledged
candidate for the nomination of Gov
ernor of the State, subject to eceiv
ing a majority of the Democratic votes
cast at the primaries to be held on
September 12, 1916.
The campaign has now fairly open
ed. I intend making a clean cam
paign, vigorously advocating my
claims to the franchise of the people
and standing squarely on the record
I have made in Arizona during my 32
years residence, and with your advice
and assistance am certain of receiv
ing the nomination. I should be very
much pleased to hear from you at
Should I receive the nomination, I
do not fear the result at the general
election in November, for I will face
the enemy with a united Democracy
behind me, and I can assure you that
I will use every means within my
power to keep that Democracy united.
With a united Democracy as we
should and can have, it would be im
possible for the Republicans to elect
a single officer in the state.
If elected Governor 1 will use every
legitimate means to advance the ma
terial welfare of the state and develop
its resources, matters that every citi
zen is vitally interested in.
I am inclosing a brief outline of
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Setting a Pace for Competitors Forging Ahead to Greater Tilings Over Roatls of Its Own
some of the policies upon which, I am
making my campaign, and trust you
will give it your serious consideration.
Yours very, truly,,
GEO. A. OLNEY.
PUBLIC AUCTION SALE NO.
State Land Department, .
July 11, 1916.
In conformity with the provisions
of the Public Land Code of the State
of-Arizona, approved June 26, 1915,
notice is hereby given that the State
of. Arizona will, on Friday, the 22nd
day of September, 1916, at 9 o'clock
a. m.t at the County Court House,
Yuma, Arizona, sell at. public auction
the following described school land
in Yuma county, Arizona, no improve
ments being attached thereto:
In Sec. 16, T. 9 S., R. 23 W., G. &
S. R. M
Sw containing 160 acres, more
or less. Appraised at $2,300.00.
NWy4l containing 160 acres, more,
nr 1ps5 AnWmi t $n snn .no.
TE, containing 160 acres, more or
less. Appraised at $2,800.00.
In Sec. 16, T. 9 S., R. 22 W., G. &
S. R. M.
NWytl containing 160 acres, more
or less. Appraised at $1,280.00.
In Sec. 32, T. 9 S., R. 23 W., G. & S.
SW y, containing 160 acres, more
or less. Appraised at SI, 600.00.
NE y, containing 160 acres, more
or less. Appraised at $1,600.00.
SE 4 NW, containing 40 acres,
more or less. Appraised at '$400.00.
W1, SE, containing 80 acres,
moree or less. Appraised at $800.00.
E SE, containing 80 acres,
more or less. ADpraised at $S00.00.
In Sec. 2, T. 9 S., R. 22 W., G. & S.
S1 SV, containing 160 acres, more
or less. Appraised at $2,000.00.
.Lots 3 and 4, S NW4, containing
160 acres, more or less. Appraised at'
In Sec. 16, T. 9 S., R. 23 W., G. & S.
SE&. containing 160 acres, more or
less. Appraised at $2,800.00.
No bids for less than the appraised
valuations will be considered. Rental
arrears, if any, together with such
interest as may be due thereon must
be liquidated in accordance with the
requirements of the Public Land
Code. Further information concern
ing the lands and sale conditions may
be obtained from the State Land De
partment, Phoenix, Arizona.
STATE LAND DEPARTMENT,
By W. A. MOEUR, State Land Com
missioner. First publication, July 13, 1916.
Last publication Sept. 14, 1916.
O THE LOBBY O
O President Wilson drove invisi- O
O ble government out of Washing- O
O ton and uncovered the mightiest O
O lobby that ever ramified a re- O
O public or had its rendezvous in O
O its capital. He drove the lobby- O
O ist out; he turned the American O
O people, in. Senator Ollie James. O
YUMA, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7,
(By B. F. Fly)
The following communi
cation . from Congressman
Carl Hayden, our able and
painstaking representative in
the lower branch of Con
gress, .should be hailed with
joy by every land-owner on
the Yuma project, for it Vets
at rest the fears that some
hati, relative to the Rural
Credits bill recently enacted.
and which assures our people
that they .can organize, as
provided by the new" law, and
obtain all the money they
want at not to exceed six per
Read it carefully, and then
give credit where credit is
Editor Yuma Daily Examiner,
My Dear Sir:
I am advised that some unfriendly
critics of the Hollis-Moss Federal
Farm Loan Act have urged that loans
cannot be made on lands within Rec
lamation Projects because of the lien
whiclv the Government holds for un
paid water right charges. In order
to demonstrate that such is not the
case permit me to quote the following
letter which I received some time ago
cji. , a-fff ..jfiSl
from Hon. Ralph Moss, of Indiana, one
of the authors of the Rural Credit
Hqn. Carl Hayden.
Washington, D. C.
My Dear Mr. Hayden:
, I have your favor making inquiry
asjto the scope .of the Rural Credit
law. and its application to include
farmers who own , farms under our
various Reclamation projects. ,1 re
call very distinctly your interest in
this phase of the law during the, time
we were drafting its terms. I then as-
GOOD FOR THE CROPS.
(Newark Jiveuin News)
sured you that, we were choosing the your attention to the precise lan-
! language of the proposed statute so
as to make it apply to such , cases as
you have in mind, viz: where settlers
hold title to lands but aeainst which
J holding the government has a lien for
assessments representing water rights loan on lands within irrigation pro
or privileges. T still affirm that any jects until all assessments are fully
fair interpretation of the statute will j paid. The Federal. Reserve law per-
verify my statement as to the purpose
of its farmers. This question was pre
sented very forcibly by you and by
ether representatives of our Western
I was vitally interested in this par
ticular question because we have in
Indiana very extensive Drainage Dis
tricts where the State advances the
money to make the improvements and
is given a first lien against the lands;
eo secure the repayment of the money
so advanced. The State sells bonds
and then collects semi-annually from
the farmers Interested when other
taxes are collected, installments to
apply on retiring bonds. These pay
ments extend over a period of ten or
twenty years. We have in ourdrain
age districts practically analogous
cases to your Western irrigation pro
jects. I feel perfectly confident that
in all "instances where the title vests
in the farmer and no other mortgage
has been placed against the land that
the owner can mortgage his land for
any one of the purposes recognized in
In this connection, I beg to call
guage in the Rural Credits law as
compared with that of the Federal
Reserve law. I am .aware that there
has been a decision rendered to the
effect that National Banks may not
mits .National -Banks to loan on "im
proved and unincumbered" farm
lands. The term "unincumbered" has
been held to mean lands without legal
assessments such as unpaid irrigation
assessments. Section 12 of the Rural
Credits law uses the term "first mort
gage"; we did not pin our faith to the
vague term "unincumbered." A mort
gage is a mortgage; it is not taxes or
legal asesssments which constitutes a
lien against land; but, in order that
no misapprehension can arise, in the
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