THE MOHAVE COUNTY MINER AND OUR MINERAL WEALTH. SATURDAY, XOVEA1BEU 0, 1313
x KILLED IN ACTION
Serving the cause of the allies as
a flying fighter, Lieut. VV. H. Leaf,
Jr., a Los Angeles boy with the Royal
British Air Service, met death in ac
tion on October 30 in France accord
ing to( a cablegram from the Air Min
istry at London, received by his moth
er, Mrs. W. H. Leaf of 1822 West Fif
Barred from the American Air Ser
vice by the age limit, Leaf, with other
Los Angeles boys; including Tom
Whitman, Bobart Rogers and the late
Billy Taylor, enlisted with the Canad
ians flying corps in August, 1917 His
preliminary training was in Toronto,
Canada, whence he was sent to Fort
Worth, Tex., to complete his course in
the Aerial Gunnery School. He re
ceived his commission the following
January and sailed for London in Feb-
ruary. He participated in the Brit
ish' air raid that'brought down sixty-seven
T.iont-nnnf T.onf hnti IivaH llM'P fnr
six years, coming from Salinas, Kan.
He was well known in Southern Cali-
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for the Union Hardware & Metal Co.,
Besides) his parents he is survived by
two sisters, Mrs. W. H. Stiles and
Mrs. P. N. Morgan, both of this city.
The above excerpt is from the L. A.
Examiner of Oct. '6. Leaf was well
known here numbering many friends
among his hardware customers.
NAVAJO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC
Every office in Navajo county will
be filled by a democrat'next year, ac
cording to the returns from last Tues
JEFF ADAMS DEFEATED
John Montgomery, republican, de-
WORKING IN FRANCE
1DERTHE K. OF C.
Nogales, Arizona, is justly proud of
the record the Rev. George C. Van
Goettheim, formerly parish priest in
the Sacred Heart parish, has made and
is making in France. The. former
priest of Sacred Heart parish went to
France over a year ago to engage in
Knights of Columbus work at the
front and he has been in the midst
of things ever since, ministering to
the needs of the living and the suffer
ing of the injured. Father Goett
heim is one of the mercy workers whc
is in such demand that he has been
carried from post to post 'in airplanes
to aid him in doing more of the work
in which he is proving so valuable.
In the year he has been in France
the good father has aided, in the erec
tion and dedication of not less than
fifteen Knights of Columbus halls and
his work in the front line benches has
shown him a man of great fortitude
and bravery. e is ranked as one of
the most enthusiastic workers for the
cause of democracy in France.
Father Goettheim's work for the
coming year will be supported through
the United War Work Campaign drive
of November 11-18. The National
Catholic War Council-Knights of Col
umbus organiztaion is an intergal part
of that great mercy campaign.
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feated Jeff D. Adams for sheriff of
Maricopa county at last Tuesday's el
ection. Adams was handicapped by
the fact that he had obtained exemp
tion for a son of military age, or so it
was charged. He was formerly one
of the most popular men in that coun
ty, vieing with Carl.Hayden in the es
teem of the people.
TO THE PUBLIC:
Thank you most heartily for re-election
at a time when active campaigning on my
part was quite impossible.
This renewed expression of your con
fidence and good-will actuates and inspires
me to merit it even more in future.
Also, CRITICISM, in a spirit of friend
ly frankness will be appreciated by me, as
insurance against misunderstanding. I
can serve you better if YOU will seasonably
point out to ME the blunders" inat I may
make or the duties unperformed.'
Laying aside differences.- let us be
frank and co-operate for the general good.
You shall have my best efforts in all mat
. ters coming within the scope of this office.
' Cordially yours-,
S. D. STEWART.
County Attorney. -
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TO MOHAVE'S PEOPLE
-While thanking you all for the
loyal support given at the Polls,
I also assure you a just and fair
administration of the office to
which you have elected me.
A. M. MacDUFFEE.
We Give You a Chance-
The modern power laundry is a godsend to the housewife. There
is perhaps no other modern improvement so directly helpful to the
housewife. It lifts a heavy load from her shoulders, and gives her
release from a habit that had become a weekly Sentence to so many
days of drudgery.
Here's your chance to eliminate the wash day from your weekly
program, and practice true economy in so doing. Send your wash
to us. Our Semi-Finished Department will wash all your clothes,
dry them, and iron the flat work for only 50c per dozen. This wjel
can do on account of the immense volume we handle.
Try us this next week.
Mohave Steam Laundry
Blue 84. '
WORK STARTED ON
The state engineer has put a large
force of men to work on the grade of
the Prescott-Jerome road, the short
line that is to connect the two cities.
The New highway will be about 34
miles long and will traverse the moun
tains on a good grade. The old road
by way of Clarkdale is nearly 70 miles
in length, much of which is only a
cow-trail. The two towns should have
been connected lojig ago, as it will be
for the mutual interest of each to have
greater intercourse with each other.
The 'cost of the road is partly to be
borne by the state and part by the
county of Yavapai.
George J. Stoneman, one of the best
known attorneys in the state, has en
tered the judge advocate general's of
fice and will leave Phoenix for one of
the army camps to take up his new
duties. Mr. Stoneman has many
warm .personal friends in this part of
the state who will wish him all man
ner of success.
EXPECTED THAT OLD TRAILS
FIRST NATIONAL HIGHWAY
That there will be three great trans
continental highways built across. the
American continent by the federal
government and that the National Old
Trails route will be the first one of
the three, is the prediction of Barney
Oldfield, who passed through King
man with his wife, last week. Barney
was just returning from the east to
the coast over the Old Trails route
and was of the opinion from what he
knew of the road conditions that this
would be the most accessable route
for all-the-year travel and the govern
ment would be sure to build it, either
with or without the aid of the var
ious states through which it ran The
greater part of the roadway would be
concrete, but there would be much
that could be built with rock and other
lasting materials. The Old Trails is
a shorter route and is less dangerous
for the ordinary traveler. It is well
watered, the tourist has access to the
railroad and jother aids also every few
miles along the rote, as well as having
many scenic places to visit throughout
the southwest. It is open to late in
the winter, when every other route
across the country is closed by reason
of snows and blizzards. It is free
from the torrid heat of the more
southerly route, and is in fact a route
over which the average tourist would
wish to drive.
The Miner has always advocated the
building of this highway, and the
writer was one of the many citizens
of the county who took part in' the
convention at Kansas City that fixed
the westerly routing of the National
Old Trails Road this' way. It was
Mohave county people who enlisted all
the people along the route in the build
ing of the road to its present state
of usefulness, and it has been the be
lief of .all our people that sooner or
later the federal government would
take the matter up and construct a
lasting highway through this section
of Arizona. Our people recognize the
fact that other sections of the country
have the call on the government for
highways and we believe that the
building of many are nfecessary to the
development of the" west and will in
time be built, but the success of one
will surely lead to the building of
others and the first one should be
along the most feasable of the many
routes projected. From every point
of view we have the best route be
tween the line of Canada and Mexico,
and the government survey, we are
sure will justify our prediction.
RETURNS FROM MINES
T. J1. Sparkes returned from the
Berkely mines a few days ago and re
ports that he has completed the road
over the mountain trom MacKenzie
wash and now vehicles of all kinds can
cross the mountain into Deluge Wash.
This road ajso extends to Cedar and
with a small amount of work it could
be made an excellent road into that
Special Correspondence to the
Mohave County Miner
I. N. Hart and wife were in Chlo
ride for a few days from Kingman.
W. C. Stearns spent a few days in
Lorance. Disc is a visitor in Chlo
ride from 'Jacksonville, III.
J. M. Kellogg of Phoenix spent a
rew days in Chloride.
P. Buntman was a late visitor from
Chris Christensen was in Chloride
for a few days from Phoenix.
J. Jipson was in Chloride from
J. N. Cohenour and E. E. Armour
were in Chloride to give things the
once over before election.
L. Shoberg was in from Mineral
Sad news was received by Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Hall yesterday that their
son Eustace Hall died in France on
October 14th. Eustace Hall left Chlo
ride in May, 1917, with the first of
the1 volunteers and a letter was receiv
ed from him a short time ago that he
was feeling fine as could be. He was
twenty three years of age. All Chlo
ride mourns his death.
DIES IN PRESCOTT
Dennis A. Burke, one of the best
known men of Arizona, died at Mercy
hospital, Prescott, last Sunday after
noon, after an illness of nearly two
years. Death was due to the bite of
a vinegarone, or what is known to the
Mexicans as the "Child of the Earth."
The bite was inflicted at Bouse about
two years ago and his suffering from
its. effect has been intense. Mr.
Burke held many offices of trust in
Yavapai county and with Mike Hickey
built the hotel now known as the St.
Michael. After dissolving partner
ship with Mr. Hickey he went to
Bouse, where he erected a hotel, which
he was conducting at the time of his
LEON HARRIS SPRAINS
ARM CRANKING FORD
Leon Harris, the young son of De
puty John W. Harris, is carrying his
arm in a sung as the result of an en
counter with an automobile crank. He
was cranking a car one day this week
when the backfiring of the engine
drove the crank back and broke the
young fellow's arm. A local . doctor
reduced the fracture and he is report
ed to be fast recovering.
F.C. LAHZON PASSES
AWAY AT SAN BERNARDINO
A wire received this morning from
San Bernardino by Morris B. Lauzon,
who has just returned, from that place
after having taken his father to the
Ramona Hospital brings word to him
of the death of his father, F. C. Lau
zon, early this (Saturday) morning.
Mr. Lauzon has suffered for some
months past, more or less, from asth
ma' and later it had developed into an
aneurism so serious tha the was taken
to the hospital early this week.
Mr. Lauzon was one of the kindliest
of gentlemen and numbers scores of
friends throughout the mining sections
who will learn with deep regret of his.
passing. It is expected that inter
ment will be in the Mountain View
Cemetery here, but a final decision
is being awaited owing to word from
other children in Salt Lake City.
BANEGAS SELLS PART
. BURRO CREEK RANCH
Dick E. Banagas reports to us that
he has recently sold 20 acres of his
Burro Creek ranch to C. L. Ferguson
of Yavapai County for the sum of
$2500. Mr. Ferguson is a well known
resident of Yavapai county but ex
pects to immediately take up his resi
dence on the newly acquired property
and make his future home there.
NEPHEW OF GEORGE
B. AYERS DEAD
George' B. Ayers received the sad
news last week of the -death of his
nephew, George Scher, at Fort Nia
gara, New York fnn the influenza.
The young man was in the service
of Uncle Sam and had been for more
than a year past.
Jess Fears, a cowboy v from the
Hackberry dountry, was badly wound
ed by' schrapnel on the French front,
on the 3rd of October.
Special Correspondence to the
Mohave County Miner
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Inman have
been spending sometime in Los An
geles, where Mr. Inman has been
under the care of physicians. His
ailment is some kind of an ulcer on
the tongue. It is hoped he may
return fully cured.
J. M. Shaw of Castanada Wells
was in Yucca recently. Mr. Shaw
has sold his ranch and cattle to L.
Tolliday of Blythe, California. We
understand he intends to remove
his family to Yucca in the near fu
ture. The many friends of Louie Mar
chand were shocked to learn of
his death from pneumonia in Yuc
ca the 28th of last month. Louie
had lived in Mohave county for sev
eral years, and was well liked by
all who knew him. His body was
taken to Kingman the next morn
ing where interment will take place
Jess Fears writes that M. J. Gar
rett (Jack) was killed by a bomb
from an airplane while taking a load
of supplies (ammunition) to the front.
iHe was wagon Sergeant of thje 355
Supply Co. We would suggest for
all our boys who give up their lives
"over there" this epitaph "Greater
love hath no man than this, that a
man lay down his life for his friends."
A mining man by the name of An
derson was taken to the hospital at
Kingman Tuesday. He was suffering
Messrs Bly, Longaker and a strang
er from Los Angeles have been hunt
ing this week down on the Bill Wil
liams. We have not heard how many
deer, nor the number of rabbits, quail
etc., the brought back with them, but
we expect the machine was well load
ed with their spoils.
Keep the Home Fires Burning:
Best grade coal $11.27 ton and don't forget the Pad
lock for the coal house door. We have a complete
line of Padlocks at prices that are right.
Repair those shoes yourself
ioSole Blacks Al
2 Pair Blacks Al ...
Shoe Nails, Brass
A Full line of Tire Repairs
.-. . 70c
..: ::.; rU 25cto 60c
...... $1.50, with patches
If you "don't" wear shoes, come in anyway hd Took at
our full lineof $6.00 Gun Metal Shoes best grades
and newest styles. You'll get the habit- ''
AVe have too many shoes, and not enough dollars;
$6.00 Pair. $3.00 Half, Pair.
Wool socks are the proper caper these days We
feature both the Merino and Cashmere kind. Just
arrived, big assortment of holiday Handkerchiefs
for the little fellows. Ladies and Gentlemen's
Handkerchiefs positively lowest prices in Kingman.
Mackinaws the all woolen kind. Buy your winter
Suit now and save $4.00.
"What moistens the lip ! what brightens the eye;
, What brmgs back the past like the rich pumpkin
pie ?" Longfellow
For the Thanksgiving
Del Monte Brand Pumpkin, No. 2 12 Tins 125c
Quail Brand, Pumpkin No. 2 1-2 Tins 20c
Heinz Mince Meat, 1 lb tins . . 30c
Heinz Mince Meat, 2 lb tins .. jl 50c
Heinz Mince Meat, 1 lb. glassy 35c
Heinz Mince Meat, 2 lb. glass l..ll..l.Ll 65c-
None Such Mince Meat, 9 oz. package 2 for 25c
SPICES FOR THOSE HOLIDAY GOODIES"-!
Allspice, 2 oz. tins' 10c 4 oz. tins
Cloves, 2 oz. tins r10c 4 oz. tins
Cinnamon, 2 6z.tins 10c 4.oz. tins
Nutmeg, 2 oz:.tins- 15c 4 .oz. tins
Sage, 2 oz. tins 15c 4 oz. tins
Ginger, 2 oz. tins 10c 4roz: tins
Mace, 2 oz tins L
Savory, 2 oz. tins Ait-.-.-I
Thyme, 2 oz. tins .'..
Plum Pudding Currants, 15 oz Package:
Citron Peel, per pound
Orange Peel, per pound .
Boiled Cider, per bottle '.' 1
Luscious fted Apples
Jonathans', per box
Arkansas Blacks, per box 1
Roman Beauties, per box
. . . .pd.yo
Have you ever tasted Persimmon Pudding? Aik the
clerk for the recipe. ''
VICTORY FLOUR FOR ALL PURPOSES
Arizona Stores Co.
24th Year in Kingman
United States Food Administration License No. 26658
STANDARD AUTO STAGE
OFFICE: BEALE HOTEL LOBBY, PHONE BLUE 147
BONDED CARS COMPETENT DRIVERS
j Car Leaves Kingman for Oatman 8:30 A. M.
Returning, Leaves Oatman 2:00 P. M.
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