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this season's new narrow toe
a Florsheim style of the times.
The bes,t dressed men are already
wearing this shape they know that the
Florsheim style leader of the season is correct.
We have it in the new dark Mahogany shade
it is the most distinquished looking, snappy
style we have shown for sometime.
The Home of Hart Schaffneir& Marx and
For The Man
Yuma Fruit Company
All kinds of Fruits and Vegetables in season. Country
Produce and a General Line of Groceries.
Free and Quick Delivery
The Thomas Barber Shop
244 Main Street.
Everything new. The most up-toTdate Barber Shop
in Yuma. Your patronage solicited.
Yuma Title, Abstract & Trust Co.
JOHK DOAN, Secretary
Fire Insurance Bonds
330 Second Street. Phone 10-J.
A TABLE FOR TWO
with dainty surroundings, deft service
and exquisite food makes a dinner
here one long to he remembered.. U
you want to enjoy a meal such as you
have never enjoyed before, dine here
today. Pkone us if you want a table
reserved. This restaurant is a well;
known institution among those who
Ham Elliott, Prop.
Next to Yuma National Bank.
New Jersey's governor has signed a bill providing thai
every man between the age of 18 and 50 spend at least 3
hours a week in some lawful occupation or business. We
don't know how this will affect the lawyers, coal dealer
taxi drivers and members of the legislature.
The I. W. W. is a running sore on the mental and physi
cal fabric of America. In, allowing its underhanded propa
ganda to be carried on, to recognize the existence of the or
ganization as anything buta menace and a thing to be
stamped out, is to temporize with a most serious interna
A Remarkable Fact With a roster of ghastly and cow
ardly crimes probably more in number and blacker in hu'
than those of all the Roman Caesars combined, there haH
not been found one single preacher or prelate in the whole
of the German empire to stand up and rebuke this blood
sodden kaiser in the name of the God of righteousness.
A, B. C. OF ARMY SLANG
CAMP FUNSTON, Mar. 2. The following vocabu
lary of army slang is pretty well known by the boys of
Camp Funston. So to have some fun with a fellow whom
you may chance to know here, just include a few of the
terms, known as "cutters." .,
Some of the words are already familiar to civiliants,
but there are others which will represent acquisitions. The
Beans A Commissary sergeant.
Bonehead Thick, stupid. ' ;
Bow-legs Cavalryman ,
Buck-private A private not first-class.
Bucking for Orderly To give clothing, etc., extra
cleaning, so as to compete for orderly.
Bunkie The soldier that shares a "pup tent" of a com
rade. Bust To 'reduce a non-commissioned officer and of
ficers to the grade of a private.
Butcher The company barber.
Canned horse Canned beef. ;
Chief Short term for chief musician.
Chuck tender A mess sergeant. .
' Cit A civilian. . '
Cits Civilian clothes.
C. O. Commanding officer. ' ' ,
Coffee cooler One who seeks a soft job.
Cold feet Lack of courage. Fear.
Crawl To adminish. ;
Duff Any sweet edible.
File A number on the jineal list.
Fogy Ten per cent increase of officer's pay for eaci
five year's service.
Found--To be deficient at examination.
French leave Unauthorized absence.
Gold brick 1. An unattractive girl. 2. ,A healthy
Goat Junior officer in' the regiment.
Guard house lawyer A soldier a with a smattering
knowledge of regulations and military law. Quite liberal
with advice and counsel to men in the guardhouse or other
Hardtack Very hard, large cracker-biscuits. . .
Hive To discover. To catch.
Hobo The provost sergeant.
Holy Joe The chaplin.
Hop A dance . .
"I.-C. Inspected and condemned. ' V
Jaw bone To secure credit with -talk.
Leather legs Artillerymen.
0. D. Officer of the day. Olive drab..
Old Issul An old time soldier.
On official terms Only on speaking terms officially
On the carpet Called before the commanding offi
cer for admonition.
Passing the buck Passing responsibility on to som
Rasp A harsh officer.
Rookie "buck" private recently enlisted.
Shavetail A second lieutenant.
Skipper A private who misses his turn as
Spotter Military police. ,
Top Cutter A first sergeant.
Whispering Smith An undesirable corporal.
Windy A bugler.
Yellow One who doesn't possess the confidence o
Every man and officer of the 340th Field Artillery, 7(
per cent of whom are Arizonans, have taken out the maxi
mum of $10,000 each in government insurance. Thii
breaks the records of all regiments of all the United State
armies. Their commanding officer, Col. E. H. Yule, say;
'That's only a starter, in the way these western feilowi
keep ahead. "It's my ambition to have this 340th Field Ar
tillery termed, The Supreme Rainbow Regiment.' "
No Early PeaceHuns Want War Glory
WASHINGTON, Mar. 6. Most insidious and mos"
disastrous are the current widely circulated rumors of earl)
oeace. v They seem to spring out of the earth or to come
Jown out of the clouds. They are flying about everywhere
Naturally people welcome them, repeat them, give them
wider currency. They fit in perfectly with what everyone
ardently desires, and seem to give something uponwhicr
ro base hope and expectation.
Nevertheless, they are vicious fabrications, of suspici
ous origin, and are cunningly designed to lessen theVension
of activity and to diminish productivity. As human nature
is, men will not do their best when they are in doubt as to
whether there is need to do at all.
Even a careful lawyer will prepare his case for trial
half-heartedly if he imagines that the case will be settled out
of court and never come to trial. Every man will do his ut
most only as he believes with all his heart that his work is
necessary if the war is to be won. Baseless rumors of near
peace inhibit effectiveness and if persisted long enough ul
timately paralyze endeavor. They are most dangerous. Car
ried far enough they will be fatal.
The American people are tempted to count too much
on war weariness in the central powers. Forget it. War
weariness does not count. Military discipline dtfes. Strikes
in Germany mean nothing so far as peace is concerned. The
man who accepts a single story of war weariness in the cen
tral powers, of any serious threat to quit work, of any revolt
against governmental discipline, of any incipient revolu
tion, of any story of depleted food supply, as a reason for
his failure to sacrifice, to toil, to deny himself is falling into
the snare set for him by a very cunning and designing and
astute enemy. It is time fro the American people to quit
permitting themselves to be fooled.
Remember that Germany has given no sign that she
wants peace. She has indicated the reverse in a thousand
ways but never this. Search for a single uttered word of
regret, any note of repentance, any suggestion of defined
rerms on which an acceptable peace is a possibility and the
search is vain. Germany stands today the same insolent
braggart, domineering nation she was on August 1, 1914.
Germany is proud of her program of violence, murder,
rapine, burglary, violationof law," civil, international, hu
manitarian, and has no regret for any part of the program
thus far. She announced her deliberate purpose of world
dominition, her intention to carry it out by war, and to fight
as many wars as might be necessary until the program is
complete. She has given no sign or intention to aband6n
this program of force. Until she does, it is folly for an
American to give a second thought to any rumor of peace.
The only thing which will persuade Germany to abandon a
policy matured by years of patient toil andput into .actual
operation at the precise moment which seemed most sure
of quick success, is to force her to abandon it. Peace can
lot come the only peace the world can afford to accept
until Germany is thoroly thrashed and until her ability to
carry out her program of power is forever destroyed. The
only way to convert a bully is to knock him down.
The president has spoken it. If Germany were content
to be an equal among equals no nation would begrudge her
prosperity, progress, greatness, weah preeminence in
deed in all of these. Unfortunately Germany alone, among
modern nations aspires to supreme power thru military
r'orce. She was not even content to get it thru commerce.
It is military glory which delights her soul. Might so irres
'.stable that none will question her right. What will cure
?uch a distemper as this?
The remedy has not yet been discovered, or at best, not
yet administered. Assuredly it is not a peace which will per
mit her to swagger on more insolently than ever into a sec
ond and still more destructive war. The cure for war mad
ness may be. difficult but it is to be found and administered
-y the allied powers before the day of peace can come.
Whatever it is it must cure militarism with all its horrible
oreed of cruelty and slaughter and1 violation of sacred hu
The reason people are incensed against Germany, her
government and her people, is because she (is so horribly
out of tune with the song humanity wants to sing.
Civilization is' a thing of slow growth. It is constructed
laboriously, with infinite pain and infinite patience. When
people get it they want to ke6p it. They have little patience
with any people who woul,d slay .it, dishonor it, destroy the
work of centuries in a single day. They are prone to resent
:.uch senseless, hopeless, pitiless, ruthless, savage destruc
.iveness. They turn, they defend, 'they demand penalties,
hey exact security against any recurrence of the outrage.
People see that ustice is indispensable, that one nation can
not repeal the law of right, that treachery cannot safely be
substituted for truth, that liberty is really worth fighting
for, and that peace has no meaning without it; that good
will is not a fiction, but a necessity without which nations
cannot live together; that mercy is not weakness, and that
)enevolence is not anathema, and that a world from which
rhese are eliminated is not worth preserving. Hence, they
propose to fight the nation which has brought war upon all
chese fundamentals of both personal and national exist
ance, and keep on fighting her until she reverses her policy
m these matters and declares that she is very sorry and
To do this with a country like Germany, which has fed
m the thought of world power for so many years, is an un
dertaking. It requires an army of many million men, muni
tions of war unlimited, persistence in sacrifice without end,
years of bloodshed, horror, battle many piore years yet of
all these. It is not the time to talk'ioeace. It is the time to
prepare to fight. It is not the hour to stay the attack. It is
the hour to strike to the death. It is not the moment to re
flect upon sacrifice made it is the moment to make new
sacrifice, to resolve that even life itself cannot count when
the very foundations on which society rests are shaking to