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THE.MOHAVE COUNTY MINER AND OUR MINERAL WEALTH. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1918
Will You Hold Your Head Up Proudly
wnen.incy Lome Homer
4WW' - By Bruce Barton
I lifted the receiver of the telephone, and
almost dropped, it again in surprise. For the
voice was that of my good old friend, and I
supposed him far away in France.
''What, ba,ck so, soon?" I exclaimed. "De
tailed for special duty?"
"Yes, back," he answered; and it struck me
tha his voice was slow and older, as though the
weeks of his absence had been years. "Back
but not for special duty. There there is
And then I knew that he must be wounded.
Wounded-nwhile here at home, I still pur
sued my' ordinary course. Wounded to pro
tect my'h'oVne.' Wounded to keep my children
safe. ' , . "" '
It carncver,me of a sudden, as it never had
before, itljat I am debtor to him to an amount
that I never, cart .repay.
They will' all be coming back before long.
Some wounded;1 sohie grown strangely old. But
most of them well and normal enough, thank
And we iwjllsandv along the sidewalks to see
them pass. How shall we feel that day, I
wnde'rM jS, V
' WiU ttreip eyes' say-to us, "We were hungry
for a bit.of sweet,, anjd you did not think-to send.
"We were cold and you let the hut fires die:
we were lonesome, and the movies stopped be
cause there were no funds to carry on."
Will thattbe their message of their eyes to us?
Or shall we stand confidently in their presence,
greeting them' as men who have nothing to
as men who in their absence gave freely of
wealth and time, that there' might be warmth
and cheer and comfort over there?
They are coming back some day perhaps
before we think.
And what will be the message of their eyes to
you? . i v
Personal Items j
WOUNDED IN ACTION
Judge" Paul C. Thorhe hase received
a card from Lieut. r'ryC.' Session,
who is in the. base jhosmtal in Paris,
telling of his being -severely wounded
in one of the battles on the French
front. Lieut. Sessions enlisted as a
private and went with one of the first
bunch of enlisted men from Oatman
in 1917, and was promoted to a, lieu
tenancy soon after reaching camp.
He is getting a,long nicely and expects
to make a complete recovery.
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Isthank youfor your support
in the Primary and General
7r-T.rGEO. B. AYERS
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TO THE VOTERS OF MO
I wish to thank you for your
generous support in the Primary
and General Election.
$ WAYNE HUBBS
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J. W. Oney visited for several days
this week from the hills.
Mrs. S. H. Miller returned Tuesday
from Needles, California, where she
had been caring for her daughter, Mrs.
E. Barnes, who is recovering from an
attack of influenza. Wednesday even
ing a telegram recalled her to that
city, her son-in-law having been
stricken with the disease that day.
Constable George M. Adams is now
recuperating at his home in this city
from a siege of influenza. He has
been confined to his bed for the past
John Penberthy arrived here a cou
ple of days ago from Northern Cali
fornia and will visit for some time
with relatives. Mr. Penberthy has
iust recovered from a spell of influen
za, which was very severe and from ,
which he will probably be some time
recovering his strength.
W. L. Peters is again here attend
ing to distribution of supplies for
Swift and Company .
Dan Smith was a 'first of the week
visitor here from Yucca.
Alois Herbst came in from the hills
and is spending a few days in town.
H. P. Barton, M. D. arrived in King
man from Los Angeles Monday and is
here attending to affairs for hie com
pany at Walnut Creek.
Word comes that W. W. Pickerell,
formerly County Agricultural Agent
of Pima and Pinal counties, and now
Second Lieutenant in the Field Artil
lery, is in charge of a platoon which
is dropping shells from big "75's" am
ong the retreating Huns right up on
the firing line.
L. E. Hoeye, well known salesman,
of El Paso, Texas was a visitor here
this week .
Ed. Imus, wife and baby came in
from, the Cottonwood Ranch last Sun
day and yisited with friends here for
several days. '
Kenneth L. Sweetland and wife
were Oatmanites who visited Kingman
Harry Weithington and wife passed
through Kingman last Tuesday on his
way to Chloride. Harry has been em
ployed at Oatman the past year or
A. M. MacDuffee arrived in town
last Sunday and has been a Kingman
resident the whole of the week taking
in the election outlook and results.
Robert Vutrain of Signal is spend
ing a short vacation here.
F. N. Ransom was a guest of the
Beale last Saturday night from the
little station to our east, Yampai.
J. H. Townsend-and wife are spend
ing a week or so here froni the WH-.
Hams Tungsten Mine in the Sandy sec
tion. J. B. Shea, a salesman well known
to all of the residents of Mohave coun
ty, spent several days here this week
attending to business matters for, his
E. C. Bradshaw and wife .came to
town from Hamme Camp last Wednes
day, bringing Sheldon Schultz in for
medical aid. ,
T. A. Howes was a Goldroader who
spent a day or so in Kingman .tfuH
Miss Lorena Brough arrived from
Flagstaff Wednesday on her way to
visit her parents at Oatman, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Dryden. t '
R. W. Davidson, a Chloride business
man, spent a few days here this week
from that camp.
R. E. Zuver, one of Goldroad's old
timers, was in Kingman this week for
a few days.
E. W. Barnett was a Needlesite vis
iting Kingman the latter part of last
W. T. Lively is a Chlorider who vis
ited here this week.
J. H. Covey and Eunice Abbot form
ed part of the Phoenixites who visited
here durine the nast week.
Norman Nelson came down from
Chloride one day this week and visited
for a dav.
F. A. Zuck of Holbrook was one of
the arrivals here this week from that
part of the state. '
J. JS. Bruce spent election aay nere
from the Little Meadows.
Josephine Southard of Bisbee was a
visitor to Kingman this week from
W. H. Munds and J. S. .Hodges are
two who visited here from Yucca dur
ing the early days of this week.
J. Neiman and Micky Devine were
guests of the Beale one night this
week from Needles.
J. L. Nelson Jr., brought the elec
tion returns in from Peach Springs
last Tuesday evening1 and spent the
following several days here.
Tom McMillan was a Tuesday visit
or to Kingman from Needles this
Lear Staten is one of x the many vic
tims, having taken to his bed Friday
as the result of the "flu". He is suf
fering from a mild attack and will
likely be back behind the fountain
within a, short time.
Homer Gaddis and wife arrived
from the Oneida Ranch Tuesday to
cast their ballot here and have been
visiting in town since that time.
W. E. Frost and wife were pleasant
visitors to Kingman election day to
cast their ballots in Kingman.
Walter Meyers was a Tuesday visi
tor to Kingman this week.i
Claud Dillon came in from the Stan
dard Minerals Camp Tuesday and re
turned home the same evening after
CARD OF THANfcS
We wish to extend our thanks to
cur many friends for their kindness
during our late bereavement.
Mrs. Eva Cofer
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Pofer
Mr. and Mrs Clyde Cofer
Mrs. Eva and Ethel Brite
Mrs. Nellie Cummins
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Harris
having exercised his right of fran
chise. Mrs. J. J. Shawver and daughter
Dorothy were pleasant callers at the
office of the Miner yesterday from
Peach Springs. Mrs. Shawver is the
wife of the Santa Fe Agent J. J.
Shawver at the above place.
M. I. Powers came down this week
from Flagstaff and is here attending
to banking matters for his institu
tion. Chet Warren, the popular assistant
cashier of the Citizens Bank is con
fined to his home with an attack of,
J. P. Olney is a visitor to Kingman
.George W. Hennessey arrived here
from Holbrook Thursday.
Francis Jones is one of the Hack
berryites who visited here yesterday.
John Talaha of Flagstaff arrived
here last evening from that place.
T. E. Pollock came down from Flag
staff yesterday and is here attending
to bank affairs for his institution, the
Arizona Central Bank of this place.
James Brett came in from Oatman
Friday and is visiting here.
A. T. Threlkeld of Needles was a
visitor to Kingman yesterday.
M. Crittenden was a Friday visitor
to Kingman from the Arizona Butte
Ralph Jones and E. M. Bates visited
Kingman Friday from Needles.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy L. Atlee are both
confined to their beds at their resi
dence in this city with an attack of
George Wolheter is suffering a
severe attack of influenza at the Mc
Judge Shea is confined to his home
with, a bad cold.
, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Sleator left
Thursday morning last for Los An
geles, where Mr. Sleator expects to
take a position in one of the shipyards.
The Sleators have been living in. Chlo
ride the past year or two.
Mrs. Fairchild and son, of Chloride,
passed through Kingman Wednesday
for the coast, where Mr. .Fairchild is
employed in a shipyard.
Freddie Hilty is now regaining the
use of a right arm after having it
kicked by an auto a week or so back.
Frank E. Carrow passed through
Kingman the first of this week re
turning from a visit to Southern Cal
ifornia, where himself and wife have
been spending a short vacation as well
as having endured the rigors of a
visit from the "flu" which has been
going the rounds there as elsewhere
in the U. S. Mrs. Carrow returned to
their home at Phoenix by train and
Look For the Clock
to your Country, to your
State. Be loyal to your
neighbors, to your friends,
to your home, yes, and be
loyal to your home merchant
and to your home bank.
Your community's welfare
is your welfare. KEEP Your
MONEY AT HOME, where
YOU KNOW IT IS SAFE.
LWe pay 5 per cent interest
on Savings accounts and cer
tificates of deposit.
The Citizens' Bank
' Capital $ 50,000
KINGMAN, ,' " v ARIZONA.
Frank returned everland in his big
car. Frank is to Report on a call to
the service on the llth of this month.
He will make the fourth brother of the
Carrow family to join the colors.
Fred Cohenour has been a visitor to
town for the greater part of this week
taking in the results of election.
Geo. B. Ayers departed Thursday
last to make a road' camp in "The
Cedars" on the Sandy road, where he
will make necessary repairs on the
section of road between Frost's Ranch
and Round Valley Ranch.
Ira Richardson and family and
mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Richardson, were visitors here this
week from Uniori Pass.
WilliamiSitton' and wife drove in
from Round Valley Tuesday and cast
their ballots in the General Election.
A. B. Fancher and wife and son
George were among themanyejecttpn
day visitors here Tuesday,' coming' up
from the Wind Mill Ranch and Cane
Springs that day. They returned home
the same evening.
Sheriff Cohenour was one of the
hustlers the early days of this week,
visiting several of the nearby camps .
Monday and Tuesday.
Senator Mahoney was here Monday
from Oatman to see to matters of his
J. P. K. Fancher is visiting town
from his ranch in the Wallapais.
James Curtain was here Tuesday
rustling votes among his friends?
A. Noli has been placed 6y the
Health Board as a guard on the Mex
ican section house to assist the en
forcement of the orders of the Doctor
in his care of the numerous Mexican
6ufferefs from influenza.
J. H. Pierce spent' a day here this
week from Los Angeles attending to
wants of customers.
. J. C. Rankin registered at the Beale
this week from Chicago,
Julius Loupe of Yucca spent Sunday
as a Kingman visitor.
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COLD WEATHER MERCHANDISE
As the cold days and colder nights of winter cdnve' Vve,think,l6(Strnitively of our health and comfort and
plan for a change to wanner clothing and warmer furnishings in our home. ". .Our bij? store is filled with seas
onable merchandise awaiting your selection, and we offer 'you a'-few-hints below.
Men's Furnishings Department
Woolen Underwear and cotton and wool mixtures in seasonable
weights long sleeves and long legs' Sizes and qualities to suit the
most fastidious buyer.
Sweaters, extra big assortment of sweaters, sweater Qpats and
Jerseys that will keep you warm on the coldest days and priced at
before-the-war prices too.
Mackinaws, genuine Oregon City all wool mackinaws which offer
all the Heeded warmth and comfort without the impediment of a long
coat. These must be seen to be appreciated.
Priced $12 to $15
Special lot of Cali
fornia Flannel Un
derwear for the out
doors man at the al
most unheard of price
of $2.00 per garment.
Dry Goods Department
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Bathrobes for Ladies and Misses in soft comfy woolens. JUst the thing for the appropriate Holiday gift,
and remember that selections will be more difficult later in the'beaSOn. .
Ladies Underwear and Hosiery is always in abundance in this departraent,and you are sure to be grati
fied with your choice if it is selected here.
House Furnishings Department ;
Blankets and Comforts. Such a big assortments df chill chasing bedding is displayed here that it will be
a genuine pleasure to renew your supply, and when you consider that you are going to spend one-third of
your winter in bed. doesn't it seem the part of good judgment'to protect your health and insure your comfort
Blankets and Comforts Such a big assortment oe reasonable too, ,'
$1.50 to $14.00
"Gee! How I Hate to Get Up in The Morning"
We'll wager you say that a good many times these crimpy mornings too, but if you really must getV
up and can't temporize you ought to have one of our alarm clocks to butt in on your forty winks With a
firm insistence and pull you up in a hurry with a cheerful grin ready for the days' work. We have
a dandy stock for you in' the Hardware Department. Some" are priced as low as $1.45 the Big Bens and'
their little brothers Baby Bens are $3.00, then there is a genuine aristocrat with a Radium lighted dial
and hands which can be read in the dark at $3.25 and the same thing in an eight-day movement at $6.00
CENTRAL COMMERCIAL CO.
"Where Quality Meets Price"