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n f3 Vol 30 WILLIAMS, COCONINO COUffTT, ARIZONA FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1922. NO. 12. ROY NAGILLER BAGS 16 FEET OF LION One of the men who engaged in the winter sport of lion hunt ing during the recent snow, was Roy Nagiller, ot tea laice v a ley. He put in two days hunt inr i animals and bagged a total of 16 feet of lion. The first day's hunt took place on Thursday. The dogs caught the trail of a lion down in the Hobble Tanks country at about 11 :00 a.m. They jump, ed the cat a little over an hour later and treed the animal after about an hour's run. Mr. Nagiller came up and shot the lion out of a tree and the dogs quickly finished her. This lion proved to be a female with kittens and measur ed 7 feet and 3 inches. The following day Mr. Nagil ler hunted in approximately the same locality. At about 11:00 a. m. the dogs caught the trail of what promised to be a really large puss. They followed the trail for about two and a half . hours before jumping the cat and it took them two and a half hours longer to put him up a tree. Mr. Nagiller came up, shot the cat out of the tree and the dogs soon finished him altho he was a big one. This second lion was a male and measured 9 feet even. The dogs which Mr. Nagiller used were a thoroughbred hound bought from Mr. Hoch graef ; an airdale and a collie. Mr. Nagiller is delighted with the work done by the hound. Altho this was the first time the dog had been used to hunt lion, it caught the trail and held it like a veteran, : leading the chase all the way. Mr. Nagiller is having the pelts mounted by Claude Ross, at Ash Fork. NEWS FROM GRAND CAN YON NATIONAL PARK Change of Superintendents. Colonel W. W. Crosby of Cor onado, California hps been ap pointed by Secretary Fall, sup erintendent of. the Grand Can yon National Park and is ex pected to relieve the Acting Superintendent-John R. White DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS A. C. BANK IN ANNUAL SESSION The directors and officers of the Arizona Central Bank met in their regular annual meeting February 10-11. at Flagstaff. In addition to the election of directors and officers for the en- suemg year otner important ahmit. "PVlminT-v iKth. TTnon f business was transacted. ine his relief Superintendent White ' general financial situation as in One of the most noteworthy features in connection with Tanlac is the large number of men and women who have re ported an astonishingly rapid in crease in weight as a result of its use. Williams Drug Co. adv. TOO MUCH FLU The editor, F. E. Wells to gether with Mrs. Wells and little Miss Frances have been confined to their home with very severe colds since Wednes day. This has made it im possible to gather local news for this week's Issue of the News. Will our readers kind ly overlook this shortage in this issue ? Tries to Commit Suicide on Rim of Canyon. John Finley of Cleveland, Ohio, arrived at Grand Canyon on Sunday P. M.. He walked out near Hopi Point. Several shots were heard from that di rection, about 5:15. Finley was found near the power house at 8:15 with a bullet in him abdomen and one wrist slashed wih a safety razor blade. He told of having conceived the idea of committing suicide on the Rim of the Canyon while seeing some motion pictures of the Canyon at a theatre in Cleveland. He had come all the way to the Canyon for this will return to his permanent station at Three Rivers, Cal ifornia, as superintendent of the Sequoiah & General Grant National Parks. Travel for January, The total number of visitors to Grand Canyon in January- was 3909 or 1317 more than came in December. This com pares favorably with records of past years : January. 1920 4166 January, 1921 4181 January, 1922 3909 Only 272 fewer people en tered this January than in Jan uary, 1921. Considering the general falling off m travel throughout the country and the financial stringency this is an excellent showing and indicates the growing popularity of the place. Roosevelt Chalet The Santa Fe Co. and the Fred Harvey Co. have had a force of 15 to 20 men construct ing Roosevelt Chalet near the mouth of Bright Angel Creek on the North Side of the Colo rado River. - Substantial stone cottages and a central mess hall and social center are well un der way. No expense is being spared to make the camp one of the attractions for Grand Canyon visitors, especially those who wish to make the mule-back trip from rim to rim via the new Kaibab Suspension Bridge and Kaibab Trail. There are many fascinating and scenic side trips from Roos evelt Chalet, notably up the Box Canyon to Phantom Creek and to Ribbon Falls. This cascade is perhaps the most colorful waterfall in America and will undoubtedly be the Mecca for many artists. It is expected that Roosevelt Chalet will be ready for tour ists about May 1st. Kaibab Suspension Bridge. This remarkable suspension "mule bridge" swung from granite wall to granite wall sixty feet above the turbid Colorado in the depths of the Grand Canyon is in daily use by the National Park Rangers nd .bred Harvey Pack trains. It was finished in May last, and has stood all tests of travel and weather. The bridge has link ed the two sides of the Grand Canyon and makes JNorth Rim development and trans-canyon travel. It is safe to say that within a year or so the mule trip from rim to rim will become the great scenic tourist journey of the United States. Kaibab Trail. The Park Service has a trail jyang at work improving the trail from the Suspension Bridge to the North Rim and bv the time that snow has disap-: peared Irom The President s Forest" on the Kaibab Plateau. North Rim, the trail will be in shape for tourist travel. Fatal Accident. On February 6th. Trail Fore man Rees B. Griffiths, National J ark bervice, lost his life in a dicated by the reports of var ious officers, shows some im provement, and the outlook for the coming year is brighter. " The following directors and officers were chosen : Directors. W. H. Brophy, T. E. Pollock. J. H. Rosenberg, . H. H. Watkins, H. J. McClung, M. I. Powers, J. P. Wilson, C. J. Walters. Officers : H. J. McClung, President, W. H. Brophy, Vice-Pres., J. P. Wilson, Cashier, W. L. Lindblom, Asst. Cashier P. H. Nelson. Asst. Cashier. Williams Branch: A. M. Root, Jr., Manager. Kingman Branch: C. J. Walters, Manager, II. 1. Horner, Asst. Manager, C. A. Warren, Asst. Manager Oatman Branch: W.H. Long, Manager. Cooley Branch: R. H. H. Luckenbill, Manager. "THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYSPE" without trouble but as Rees Griffiths started down the rope the rock above him tore loose and crushed him so that he died a few hours later. Chief Ranger Smith and Nurse Catti of the El Tovar left Grand Canyon by moonlight for Roosevelt Chalet but arriv ed after Griffiths had expired. Foreman Rees Griffiths was a man of sterling character, has done splendid work for the Park Service and his death has sorrowed his many friends at Grand Canyon. He leaves a widow and five children at Fredonia, Arizona. His body has been suitably interred near the' Kaibab Trail and Suspen sion Bridge where a monument will be erected. Telephone Line. The first telephone line completed by the Park Service across the Grand Canyon was on January 15th and has been working perfectly from Grand Canyon to Roosevelt Chalet, llVa miles. There are stations at Indian Gardens and Pipe Creek. Ranger Activities. "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalyspe", Metro's million dollar visualization of the wide ly read novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez, will be the attraction at the Sultana Theatre next Thursday, it is announced by Manager R. M. Reese of the popular local playhouse. In bringing "The Four Horse men" to Williams, Manager Reese is confident he has secur ed the greatest motion picture ever produced, as Yale College The Literary Digest, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Amercan Legion, press, pulpit and public the country over have unanimously classed it as the screen's crowning achieve ment. More than 13,000 people, in cluding 50 of the screen's fore most stars, headed by Rudolph Valentino and Alice Terry in terpret the various characters of the book. So realistically has the book been transplanted to the screen, it is declared by those who have seen this multi reel spectacle, that the char acters literally step forth from their leather binding, and live, rather than act, the parts. Every incident of ' the story, from the night life of Julio in the Argentine dives, down to the "puppy love" affair of Rene and Chichi are re-enacted on the screen exactly as it was de scribed in the book. Drama, comedy, pathds. heart interest, suspense, thrills and action make "The Four Horsemen" a perfect picture for the masses and the class es a -cinema gem that will live forever. Sets and ensembles that have never before been at tempted in motion pictures a bound in this twentieth century masterpiece, while from the standpoints of direction, acting, continuity and photography it is perfected to the nth degree. "The Four Horsemen" is a Metro-Rex Ingram production and a road show attraction. It will be screened but once in Williams at the Sultana theatre next Thursday evening, at eight o'clock sharp. FLAG. HI SMOTHERED Big score made by locals un equaled by boys from top 'o the world". xne Doys DasKet Dan game of last week end proved to be one of the easiest for the Wil liams High five of the present season, when they trounced the boys from Emerson High by a score of 28 to 10. Emerson however, has a good alibi as this is the first year the boys have taken any part in the great indoor winter sport, they have only a two year school to pick from and they have no indoor court on which to practice. In spite of these handicaps Coach McVey has quite a fast, clean playing bunch of good sports and the game was not as slow as the score might indicate. The next game on the home schedule is with the Norma February 24. This will be the hardest fought fricasee of the season as the collegians out weigh the high boys by severa pounds and seem to be of the opinion that our "Pony Ex press" is not in their class. Re venge is always sweet. Re member the date February 24 Methodist Episcopal Church W. I. Lowe, Pastor. POTATO DEALERS TO BUY FLAGSTAFF CROP Sunday school 10 :00. Classes for everyone. There were 99 present last Sunday. You can help put it over the one hundred mark and keep it there. Public worship 11 :00. Sermon by the Pastor. Epworth League 6:45. Inter est is increasing. 34 present last Sunday evening. Splen did meetings. All people invited. Evening service 7:30. service and sermon. Mid-week service. Wed. even ing 7:30. Bible study on some phase of the subject of Prayer. Interest and attend ance gradually increasing. Don't miss it. Choir rehearshal, Wed. even ing 8:30. If you sing don't wait for an invitation, cOme and offer your services. Everyone is invited to share the worship and work of this church. young Song For the first time in the his- J HAY WANTED! Wish to During- Januarv Chief Rancr- possible 1 er Charles J. Smith inspected the Hermit Loop, Tonto Trail, and reported it passable for tourist travel from Indian Gar dens to Hermit Camp along the Tonto. Acting Superintendent John to use the Arizona potatoes to R. White and Ranger Clyde the extent of their capacity, West made a trip from Grand 1 which means practically the Canyon to the North Rim, visit- whole crop. The growers in mg the President s t orest m return have guaranteed to tory of the industry, the entire rlagsaff potato crop will be handled this year by Arizona wholesalers. This striking ex ample of the success of the "Use Arizona Products" campaign of the Arizona Industrial Congress was announced yesterday at headquarters of the organizat ion. Wholesalers of the state have not made any definite agree ment as to handling the Flag staff potato crop, but many of the leading firms have arranged "f-rt ilea Vi a A ri rr rm o TMfifnn 4-r trade a horse or cow for some good hay. H. C. SANDERS. 3t. I. O. O. F. DOINGS "The Scribe" has had a va cation and is back on the job. We were very glad to see the interest shown in the mesting Wednesday night. Oar last communication was lost iai tran sit or the Printers DevS is at fault, we are inclined to think: it is the latter, but howevir we have had two rabbit feeds When it is hunting rabbits and' bringing them in, the Odd Fel lows have them all outclassed, by far, and just while we are talking about Eats, there is one on for next Wednesday night. As to what it will consist of we are in doubt, it may be chicken, or it may be a good, fat Pork ? ? ? , but come and see, we will guarantee it. Glad to have Bros. Carl and Frank Hinds with us again. They say they have been marooned on Red Lake for some time, snow, ice, water and mud with high freight rates have kept them at home. Bro Frank says that the wet spell has caused a very heavy growth of brush and sea weed, and we take the Bro's. word for it for he brought the evidence with him. A look will convince anyone. There are several Odd Fel lows in Town that are far from home, that belong in distant Cities. We urge you to come, and be one of us and feel at home, for by staying away you loose the benefit of the Central Link. Nuff sed. yours trulv. The Link Scribe. numnse. xne ioiiowmg aay riniey was y " wui- ng inu taken to the county hospital. His recovery was thought prob able. Mr. Fir?ey's father "before him was frustrated in an at tempt to commit suicide and died later in an insane asylum. WHY WAIT? ievery evening. Sittings made Latest Folders. Bothe's EPISCOPAL SERVICE Rev. Jenkins will hold ser vice at the Episcopal church on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 11 a. m. A good attendance is requested. .ha r-ab Tr.vl nea" Ihe mouth of Bright Angel Creek. An hour before the accident Foreman Griffiths had set off x big T. N. T. blast which tore down a rock bluff on the royte ! est have received much adver- winter. For the last 3000 feet up heavy snow was encountered and the horses were left at the 6000 foot level. Rangers Cal Peck and Clyde West made a five day trip to the headwaters of Phantom Creek to shoe 12 head of horses and mules that the U. S. Geo logical Survey is wintering there. 1922 Season. Prospects for a busy and prosperous season during 1922 appear bright for the Grand Canyon National Park. The rortk Kim and President's For- grade their product to conform to the quality of potatoes ship ped in, and to sell at the market price. The bulk of the northern crop will be absorbed in the Salt River Valley, but quantities of the potatoes will go to other parts of the state. The John F. Barker Produce company has undertaken to use at least 60 cars of standard grade, and the Arizona Grocery, another large of the trail. The blast was so successful that he reported by telephone to the superintend ent's office that a job which might have taken six weeks could be finished in a few days. Returning to the scene of the blast he, with two other meh at tempted to pry loose a mass of rock left by the blast. Failing to loosen the mass the men started to slide down a rone to the debris as it was quitting time. One man descended tising from the article bv Emer son Hough in the Saturday Evening- Post January 3 4 and 21. The general benefit to Arizona of the presence of this tourist magnet within the state is scarcely realized, and the de velopment of the Grand Canyon with the opening up of its many scenic and camping attractions has only just begun under the National Park Service. John R. White, wholesale house, nearly as many. The potato growers of Co conino county, like farmers everywhere, have been handi capped in the past by lack of a marketing system. Their product was not graded, and could not compete successfully with standardized-quality po tatoes shipped in from other states. Recently, however, the grow ers took steps to remedy this situation. The Coconino Farm Bureau Marketing- association was organized with more than (U members, about 60 per cent L. W. Cureton, business mana ger of the association and secretary-treasurer of the farm bureau, came to Phoenix the first of last November and set about creating a demand for the Northern potatoes. At the same time the growers began to grade their crop, with the result that housewives have found Arizona potatoes now are aqual to any they can obtain, and in many respects superior. Between the efforts of the marketing association and the "Use Arizona Products" move ment of the Industrial Congress Flagstaff potatoes have come nto public favor, and whole salers of the state have been quick to co-operate by arrang ing to handle them to the limit of their capacitv. Thus a i great stride has been made to ward the time when Arizonians will use the products of their own state exclusively, finding man Perpetuity of our Nation. The perpetuity of this gov ernment depends upon the man ner in which our laws are car ried out. Nearly every State has laws to which no attention: is paid, and they reap the fruits by having all laws broken. I am not an alarmist when Isar if these conditions be tolerated the Republic itself will sooner or later fall by the props of the- aw on which it rests beme weakened and destroyed Americans are accustomed to regard a republican form of" government as a natural condit ion. That such a trovernment s mortal and can die is a. thought so entirely foreign to- our conditions that it is follv in the minds of some to discuss it. A glance at history does not end encouragement to this cheerful view. Our Republic. though the best, is not the first nor the oldest. We have lasted now 138 years. Venice had a republican form of government for 1,100 years i Carthage, 700 years; Athens with various in termissions, 900 years; Flor ence, 300 years: and Rome, 500 . years. These governments have long since passed from the- stage of the world, and some of them are little remembered. If our government were to last three centuries longer and then die, it would go down in history as one of the most splendid and" shortest lived among the wrecks with which the shores of time sire strewn. What caused the downfall of these governments by the psople? The people made laws until the laws be came so many the people began to disregard their own laws. The laws of Rome were goocL. Indeed the Justinian- Code i.r. s-aid to be the most nerfect sys tem of laws ever devised br Yet Rome rotted and quality and price equal to any. fell, even while the code Present freisrht rates make will handle the Maricopa county market even more favorable to the Co conino growers in disposing of their crop, but the farmers now are going after the entire state market. The 1922 crop will be about 300 cars, if the season is good, and there is no reason why all potatoes used in the state are not raised in Arizona, as the northern district alone eventually can supply more than 1,000 cars a year. Inci Acting Superintendent, i of the total numbers of growers. dently, the northern season ' people was in operation. The laws were all right, but the hearts of the peope were not right and the laws were not obeyed. When the laws ceased fo reign, the Government restingr upon the foundation of laws commenced to topple over. The reign of laws means the rule of the people, for a majority of the people make the laws. They register their will chrystalized in the form of statutes. We need a revival of the rule of the does not conflict with that here and in other parts of the state where potatoes are grown, so people of the state can find a continous supply at home. From speech of Hon. Guy D Goff at the meeting of the National Law Enforcement Coir vention at Washington, D. C" Dec. 6th. 1921.