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WILLIAMS, COCONINO COUNTY, ARIZONA FRIDAY, MAY 6, 1921 NO. 23 WILLIAMS TO CELE BRATE JULY 4TH. A public meeting was called on last Monday evening, by the Baseball committee of the Com mercial Club, for the purpose of instituting and promoting a celebration for Williams on July 4th. A very enthusiastic crowd assembled consisting of several of the local merchants a number of the ball players and other citizens of the town and a very interesting meeting ensued. Various and numer ous plans and suggestions were offered and discussed, which resulted in the appointment of a goodly number of committees to continue the work. It is anticipated to have a good variety of entertainment both for the Sunday preceeding the 4th and for the next day, Mon day, the 4th. embracing Base Ball, Gun Club shoot, street sports and fireworks. Our celebration last year, was a great success and this year's promises to be better than ever. One of the main events of the celebration of course will be the "BARBECUE" on Monday. Capt. Lee promises to give us a "show with Co. B." Lets all stay home to celebrate. ASH FORK TAKES FIRST GAME FROM WILLIAMS Ash Fork cleaned up on Wil liams for the first game of the season and all concerned had to like it. No alibi to offer, the feature of the game looked at times as though it might re solve itself into an umpires bat tle. Ash Fork rather "had the leverage on the local team hav ing played two or three previ ous games thereby being confi dent of their abiiity. The Wil liams team made a fine showing and we feel very confident of their ability to finish. In fact it was a beautiful game every player on his toes at least part of the time. Gil has decided to wear a chest protector and maybe calks on the chest protector. Sullivan covered some territory. No mat ter if they are muffed, Sullivan gets, them before they hit the ground. Proc left a finger in the way the first inning. It has not stopped swelling yet. Hitchcock sure pitched a nice game up to tne seventh when his arm began to weaken and Sellman went in to finish and finished. Peace and harmony prevailed. The box score was received too late for this week's News but will appear next week for the benefit of fans who wish to keep tab on the players. The final score was 9 to 5. S AGIN AW BALL TEAM WALLOPS FLAG. STARS The Saginaw Baseball team motored to Flagstaff, Sunday, and administered a defeat to an all star team there, in a hard fought battle. The final score stood 10 to 11, the decision hanging in the balance until the 11th. inning. The Flagstaff boys fought for all that was in them until the last pill had crossed the plate, for they felt that defeat at the hands of this team, representing but a part of the baseball skill in Williams woud give them ,a bad start for the season. A return game will be played in Williams on Sunday, May 15. It is understood that the Flag staff boys have gotten down to practice in dead earnest in the hope of forestalling a second dose of the bitter medicine. The Saginaw team is financ ed by the Saginaw & Manistee Lumber Company and expects to put in an active and victor ious season. R. D. Mitchell and W. H. Al lison motored to the Grand Canyon Sunday and spent the night sleeping under the pines like "real humans" as Mr. Mitchell expresses it. They re turned to Williams Monday afternoon feeling much re freshed by the short respite from work. IARVEY HUDSPETH KILLED BY NO. 9 Harvey Hudspeth, prominent sheepman, was killed by pas senger train No. 9, on Monday, May 2. He was crorsing the track near Nelson, in his auto mobile when the train struck him. The car was wrecTced and Mr. Hudspeth suffered several deep cuts, a number of broken bones and internal injuries. The train stopped and took Mr. Hudspeth aboard. lie was giv en every attention possible but died before the train reached Kingman. Mr. Hudspeth was alone at the time of the accident. He had just passed thru a gate near the track, and, getting back into the car after shutting the gate, started across the track when the train struck his automobile. A hard wind was blowing, carrying the sound of the approaching train away, and this together with a curve in the track and obstructions near the track, prevented Mr. Hudspeth from knowing of the approach of the train until his car was struck. The remains were tjlaced in charge of a brother living at Kingman. Burial will be made at Kingman, on Saturday. Mr. Hudspeth held very large stock interests in Arizona and was a man who was well liked and highly respected by all. He had many friends in Williams to whom the sad news of his sudden aeatn comes great shock. as a WANTED : Man and wife, or any responsible party or parties to run the Saginaw Boarding House. Light, water, heat and all equipment supplied, in addition to free rent. A ny one interested inquire at the Saginaw office. CORDOVA TO BE BURIED HERE The American Legion re ceived a wire Wednesday stat ing that the remains of Cordova had arrived at Hoboken. Cor dova was the first and only man from Williams to be killed in the Great War and the Wil liams post of the Legion is nam ed after him. Arrangements are being made for the interment of the remains in the local cemetery with full military honors. The Odd Fellows have agreed that the body may rest in the square at the cemetery set aside for a monument. No other burial has been made in this square and it was the intention that none should be made there. A small monument now rests in the square and it is here that the memorial services are held each year. The ceremony will; be under the auspices of the American Legion and will be carried out by. company B. assisted by vet erans of former wars. The burial will take place the first Sunday after the arriv al of the remains in Williams. All old soldiers, the school chil dren and the general public are urged to turn out and show their respect for the one Wil liams man who gave his all for his country in the World War. Piano Tuning Expert, work, guaranteed. Here one week only. L. I. Sage at Hudson House. Phone 61. o . - o o The Coconino Sun office at Flagstaff is quiet this week due to the printers' strike now on throughout the country. o o o Day Old Chicks That Live White Leghorns 12c. R. I. Reds and Barred Rocks 15c. Less than 100 add lc, less than 50 add 2c. I guarantee delivery of live healthy chicks. J. ALBERT LIGGETT,R. 6 Phoenix, Arizona. 5-27 Mrs. Edna Poison will have as week end guest, Miss Law head of the Flagstaff Normal. ODD FELLOWS CELE BRATE ANNIVERSARY. Grand Canon Lodge No. 15 of the I. O. O. F. celebrated the 102nd. anniversary of the founding of the order Satur day evening April 30, at the Odd Fellows hall. The even ing's entertainment included a program of musical and speak ing numbers, a banquet and a dance. Over 250 people were present. All who attended spent a most delightful eve ning. " , While the anniversary dance and banquet is an annual affair, the complete program this year excelled all others that have been produced by the local lodge. In addition to the ad dress of welcome by Prof. T. H. Cureton, an excellent talk was given by Judge J. E. Jones and also one by Mrs. Jessie Sine speaking for the Rebekahs. The program included several musical numbers also. Mrs. Rittenhouse and Mrs. Lee each gave a vocal solo and two or chestra numbers were furnish ed by Barnes Orchestra. The refreshments were ser ved cafeteria style and were f ol lowed by a dance to the ac companiment of entrancing music by Barnes. As one member put it ."If everyone present did not have a delightful time, it was their own fault." No. such party has been heard from to date. Be Careful of Your Camp fires The other day a tourist pas sing through the forest made a small fire to cook his lunch and thought it was out when he went away. Thirty minutes afterwards the fire lookout dis covered it and Ranger Brown at Long Valley found that the campfire had spread to the ad joining timber land. The facts were reported to the sheriff's office and the man arrested Fri day night, in Winslow. He came to Flagstaff Saturday and paid a fine of $10 for careless ness. He remarked as he left Judge Kidd's office, "I'll sure be absolutely sure my campfire is extinguished in the future." He learned a lesson, and we want to urge everyone to usj extreme care with campfires at this time of the year. The forests are your proper ty, help us protect them. It i3 dollars in your pockets now and in the future. x Leader.' There will be a baseball dance Saturday evening at I. O. O. F. hall. o o o Miss Lena Stangle left Thurs day on No. 2 for her home in Marshfielii, Wisconsin. o o o HELD ON SUSPICION TRIED AN OLD GAME. Saturday afternoon, someone called Walter Carlson to the telephone in Babbitt's dry goods department and ordered a compete outfit of gent's fur nishings from wrist watch to kid gloves. "Charge this to Joe Wilson of the Arizona Cen tral Bank," nonchalantly and leisurely, said the voice on the wire. Carlson became a wee bit skeptical and dubious about the voice and expressed his senti ments in regard to the myster ious telephone call to Dick Con nors who-let Sheriff Campbell and Thompson in on the joke. Later in the afternoon the purchasing agent dropped a round to collect his outfit. Thompson and Campbell col lected the purchasing agent, who turned out to be a stranger answering to the name of Boze man. Babbitt Brothers can take a little joke by their friends, but when a stranger tries to-put over a mean one like that, there is bound to be some hard feel ings. Babbitt's are not sore at all, but Bozeman is sure up set andhis sense of humor has earned him a few days' repose in the quietude of the county lai'- Leader. WILLIAMS HAS CRACK GIRLS' BASEBALL TEAM The women of Williams Save organized a baseball team and are now ready and anxious to test their skill on the diamond. Mrs. J. C. Gilfillan has been ap pointed captain of the team, and, to-gether with her co workers, has been out. every af ternoon for the past few weeks, for practice. The town team has consolidated with the girl's team of the school and together claim to present an invincible front against Flagstaff, King man or any other girl's team tha hasT the courage to face them. Below appears the line-up of the brave array, which will be seen to include many of Wil liams - fairest and foremost women. They issue a challenge to all other fair nines in the state, to cross bats with them. Edna Edwards, pitcher Ruby Massey, catcher Ruth Gillfillan first base Florence Seward second base Helen LeGath third base Opal Massey, Short Stop Mildred Finney, center fielder Agnes Whitfield, right field Nona Conway, left field Anona Sellman, and Madge Shawl, extras. NASH CASE SET FOR 20TH. Nash was brought before the Superior Court on Friday, last. Information was filed against him charging him with the murder of Martin Schwab, by the County Attorney's office and his case has been setfor May 20th. Mr. J. J. Gilson and family and Mrs. James Kennedy mo tored to Flagstaff Monday eve ning to enjoy the banquet held there in honor of the 102nd an niversary of the I. O. O. F. Thev report the Flagstaff lodge roy al entertainers. o o o Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nellis were up from Ash Fork last Sunday to attend the baseball game. o o o The Womans Club held a business meeting Tuesday after noon at the home of Mrs. Mart in Buggeln. ' o o o Mr. Boles andfamily motored thru here Monday. Mr. Boles is pressman in the office of the Coconino Sun, o o o Mr. and Mrs. Ed Babbitt, of Flagstaff visited with Mrs. Bab noronta TVTr- and . Mrs. Martin Buersreln, on Sunday last. ' o o o Pete Campbell has just re turned from Tucson where he spent 10 days. While there he was initiated into the Sigma Chi fraternity. o o o Mrs. Frank Eich, who has been visiting in California will stop over here Saturday and Sunday to visit her brother, Mr. Jacob Buss, and family. She is returning to her home in Lindhurst, Wisconsin. o o o Uel Clay Bobbitt, who has been accountant at the Babbitt store in Flagstaff the past two years has taken the position vacated by King Alexander at Babbitt-Poison's. Mr. Bobbitt became acquainted with Wil liams several years ago when he was the guest of County At torney and Mrs. F. M.Gold, who then resided here. o o o Mr. and Mrs. Jack 'Tooker returned Thursday from a month's visit with Mrs. Took er's people in St. Louis. They were only too glad to get back to safe and sane Arizona as the hold ups in St. Louis were get ting altogether too frequent to enjoy. o o o Mrs. H. M Stark, who has spent the winter in California, is expected home some time next week. She is now in King man visiting her son, Smith Stark, and family. Smith Stark, a rising young dentist, expects to move to Bisbe in the near future. FIRST TROPHY SHOOT HELD SUNDAY. The first of the ' Williams Gun Club Trophy Shoots was held Sunday at the old fair grounds. Nearly all of the members of the Gun Club par ticipated and a number of spectators were present. The general public is invited to at tend these and there are plenty of seats for the comfort of all. Three squads shot in the morning and three in the after noon. The following is- the score: Shooters' score : Score Average. E.W.Foster 20 23 Ed Johnson 21 25 C. A. Ray 18 25 Robt. Burns 16 25 L. Spellmire 15 22 Virgil Merritt 10 18 E. W. Melick 16 25 Chas. Whitfield 15 25 C. W. Zahl 18 23 R. C. Watson 17 25 Dermont Melick 8 18 J. C. Gilfillan 13 23 E. J. Kirwin 9 practice J. K. Sano 7 17 C. D. Jeffries 4 14 C. J. Shaul 14 practice Herbert Gilson 14. practice Robt. Hodgins 13 20 Chas. Matz 10 20- ' W. D. Finney 18 19 P. A. Melick 20 21 R. E. Way 9 practice R. M. Reese 14 19 C. Y. Campbell 10 practice Womans' Club Luncheon The Woman's Club of Wil liams will entertain with a one o'clock luncheon at the. home of their president, Mrs. Flet cher Ely, on Saturday. This is given complimentary ' to the Flagstaff Music Club who will give a music program before the Williams Club .on that date. All Club members are cordial ly invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Alexan der and son Jack are leaving for Tucson in the interest of Mr. Alexander's health. Their many friends - here will miss them greatly and wish them every success in their quest for better health for Mr. Alexan der. o o o Mrs. Fletcher Bly has as house guest, Mrs. McKnight of Lebanon, Tennessee. -They ex pect to motor to the Canyon Sunday. Davis Receives 3 to 5 Years. F. H. Davis, arrested last week on a charge of grand lar ceny pled guilty before Judge Jones, of the superior court and was sentenced on Wednesday. He was given from three to five years in the state prison. Exodus From Courthouse. To Fredonia. The janitor at the court house in Flagstaff is enjoying an easy week as there was a pretty thorough exodus of county of ficials from that building on Thursday. Judge J. E. Jones, Clerk Rees, County Attorney Gold, Sheriff Campbell, County Assessor Beeson, Supervisor Garing.and County Agent Chis holm all set out with the an nounced destination of Fre donia. Due to the intervent ion of the Grand Canyon, they departed for Kingman where they expect to turn north and cross the Colorado by ferry. I They hope to reach Fredonia by i the 9th. The sheriff and county attorney are feeling a little anxious over the matter as the Justice of the Peace of that place telegraphed notice to them that a grazing case which is to be brought before ,him will not be further post poned. From his frame of. mind they are a little appre hensive that he may jug them if they do not appear in court on time. Judge Jones goes to Fre donia to look into some matters of delinquency and Clerk Rees has some naturalization cases to attend to. The county as sessor goes on assessment business. MRS. JESSE WRIGHT LOST IN WOODS FOR 18 HRS. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Wright with their two- year old son went out to Coleman lake on a fishing and hunting trip, the first of the week. On Wednes day morning Mr: Wright went out to look for bear, and upon his return, Mrs. Wright le it the small son with him and, taking' a gun, set out for a walk, her self. She went up the moun tain to the south and west of" the lake, and, being unfamiliar with the country, soon lost her' way. - After waiting for over an hour for . her to return, Mr. Wright became worried, and, taking his son on his back, he walked off the way his wife had gone, shooting off his gun in an effort to attract her atten tion. Failing to find any trace of Mrs. Wright by eight o'clock that night, Mr. Wright return ed to town for help. Messrs. Mike Foster, WflF Fisher, Hall, John Williams -and A. M. Dawson returned to the camp with him to renew: the search. They divided in' two parties and spent the entire night walking over the sur rounding mountains, - shooting' off guns and building fires on the mountain tops. They had" taken some of Mr. Foster's dogs with them in the hope that the dogs might find and followthe trail, but the ground was so dry that the dogs could not keep the trail, altho they found it a time or two. At seven thirty the following morning, Mr. Foster heard a shot in answer to his gun and soon found Mrs. Wright just as she was starting down into Hell's Canyon. Mrs. Wright stated that she had not been frightened, nei ther had she suffered from the cold. She spent the night in the top of a juniper tree. She had found drinking water inz the bottom of the Canyon also, and so was not even thirsty. Much apprehension was felt by the wives of the searching party and friends of Mrs.' Wright, Mrs. Foster finally got together several carloads of men early Thursday morning" and these started forth to rein force the men who had gone out the night before. They met the returning party when about half way to Coleman Lake. There is considerable large game in the country about Coleman Lake and some of the animals might prove dangerous to a human' being, but the greatest danger was the bear traps which are set in this sec tion by a number of hunters. Had Mrs. Wright stepped into one of these, she would have been rendered quite helpless. Mrs. Wright said she did not hear any ofthe shots fired by the seachers during the night, nor did she see any of the fires set on the mountain. She is to be commended for the very cool and sensible manner in which she behaved while being lost. Some women (and men too, for that matter) would have lost their heads under such circumstances and would have undergone terrible men tal suffering and very likely physical injury as well. Parker Lucky Curve fount ain pens. The pen without; faults. Wekeep them in per fect repair for a year. A thous and models to choose from. The Sultana. Adv. Resume Operations. x The McGonigle Lumber Co. resumed operations in full at their mill at Riordan Monday. All the mills are now running some to their full capacity and others on half-time. Leader o o o Charles Ray in Town. Charles Ray, one of the most popular of movie actors, and. his -wife were here. Sunday between trains. - They were? on their way to tne Can yon for a much needed rest.