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WILLIAMS, COCONINO COUffTY, ARIZONA FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1922. No. 29. OUT WITH THE OLD ; IN WITH THE-NEW .Last and First Meeting of Two Town Council Held at Of fice of City Clerk on Monday night Town's Future Look Bright. The old Council of the Town "of Williams held its last meet ing at the Office of the Town Clerk on Monday night. There were nresent. Mayor Melick, -Councilmen Elliott, Nordyke, and Poison, Town Clerk Lee, and Town Attorney Steeves. "The ree-ular business was trans- - acted " after which the council adiourned sine die, and there upon the new council proceed ed to come into being. The meeting of the old coun cil was an interesting one. Many facts regarding city af- fairs that will prove of great interest to News Readers, were presented to the meeting. In passing it is well to note that -the hose cart and building formerly located near the Odd Fellows Hall has been moved farther down Grant St. to the city orchard near the well and water tower. The item of greatest interest was that in connection with the municipal light plant. It has "been a hard struggle for .the past few years for the Town to make expenses in the light busi ness. The largest item of ex pense has been that of fuel. .During most of the time since The city has owned the power plant oil has been used for fuel. The cost of this oil and especial ly the freight on the same, has made it impossible for the city to make a profit on this busi ness. Arrangements have been rrecently completed with the SaginaW for the purchase, of slabs as fuel. Where the oil cost approximately $1400 :" monthly, the wood is costing under five hundred -r- dollars. This change has put the light department on a paying basis and allows for a monthly de posit in a sinking- fund for the bonds in addition to a monthly deposit in a fund to cover dep-re-tion. The water department has shown a profit right along even -'making a small profit last year. What is most encouraging of ; all is the fact that the sinking fund for paying off the water been begun. One of the first acts of the new council was to v use funds which had accumu lated for the purpose of start ing this fund. . The other item of great in terest at this meeting was the report of the auditor. This report appears on another page of this issue of the News.- A resolution was passed by the council expressing their appre ciation of the faithful and able service of Mr. Lee and com mending him for- Vio record in careful accounting -which the auditor's report has established for him. Councilman Elliott, as his last official act as a member of the Town Council, moved . to adjourn sine die. The new council was next jsworn in, after which the first session of its term was held. Dr. Melick was elected Mayor. The next act was the appoint ment of officers as follows: -Town Clerk, J. W. Lee Town Attorney, X. N. Steeves Town Marshal, Robt. Burns Night Marshal, W. K. Case Police Judge, J. W. Lee Supt. of Water and Light De partments, Jim Hudson Health Officer. Dr. Jeffries Fire Chief,. Robt. Burns. A motion was passed making -the term of the office of all ap pointees subject to the will of the Council. The second Monday of each -month was set as the night for the regular meetings of the council. The next act of importance fas the starting of the sinking fund for the water and light bonds. These funds were or dered started on June 14 and monthly deposits to be made thereafter $116 dollars each 2V2h for the Hht-bonds and $183 for the water bonds. CALL FOR MID-YEAR MEETING The mid-year meeting of our Arizona Cattle Growers' As sociation will be held at Pres- cott, Arizona, on July 6, 7, and 8, 1922. Following the suc cessful practice of previous years, we will also at that time meet in joint session with the members of the Arizona Wool Growers Association. Our mid-year meeting comes at a ery opportune time for the cattlemen- to take up the singular conditions now prevail ing in business as. bearing up on the present and future wel fare of the industry. There has not materalized the improve ment in market that we - had hoped tor this spring. Better times are ahead, however, but we have a number of things of great interest to every cattle man tl at compel oir united counsel and action at this time. All of the cattlemen aro there fore urged to attend these meet ings. Mrs. Cox was up from Ash Fork Monday.. o o o Miss Minnie and Miss Aphra Anderson will attend the Nor mal School, at FlagstafT'V this summer. o ' o - c . Mrs. Al Sanf ord, of Flagstaff, was in Williams Tuesday Mrs.'H. L. Benham and Miss Minnie Watson left Tuesday for Greely, Colo, to attend the university there. The Grand Canyon Drug Co. received a beautiful-line of Birthday Greeting cards this week. - Adv. ASH FORK COPS ANOTHER GAME "Ash -Fork is getting quite the habit of winning these, days. Last Sunday their reinforced nine met Needles on the Ash Fork diamord and were so greedy and -selfish about the matter of runs that they grab bed ten for themselv? and would not let their visiters have a single one. Some way that Ash Fork team seems to grow bigger and bigger as the season advances. Jimmie Poley seems to have the knack of picking out the weak points in a team and building up by strengthen ing these. The game was a fairly good demonstration of the great nat ional sport with many good plays. There were n home runs but a number of thee base hits -were made by the Ash Fork players.. The weak spot with Needles was the pitcher while Ash Fork is particularly strong in the box. Ash Fork is. getting in line to compete for the championship of Northern Arizona, despite the poor be ginning which that team made this season. Miss Cain and Miss Kirk left this week for their homes in the east. They will visit Estes Park, Colorado, together. ; Miss Cain intends to study music in Cincinnati, Ohio and Miss Kirk is planning on attending the University of Chicago. These deposits will be sufficient to pay off the indebtedness in twenty-five years. Two other funds were started to care for depreciation in the two plants find monthly deposits' Were or dered made to each of these. Clerk Lee announced that the Town of Williams is listed as a No. 1 credit in Bradstreet and Dunns which speaks exception ally well for a municipality. The question of water meters was brought up. One firm has made the city an offer to supply all the meters needed for a small payment down and the balance during the year. This will make it possible for the water department to pay for the meters out of receipts from water service. . As the hour was getting late it was decided to pass this matter over to aUoon. special meeting wnicft will be held next Monday night. Oth er urgent matters will also be taken up at that meeting. CURETON OFFERS 10 ACRES FOR HIGH SCHOOL Mr. Editor : During commencement exer cises at the school last week, I made some statements concern ing high school ground which I promised to put in print. They are as follows : If the high school district de sires to build a high school building on the land known as the Scott Estate at the base ball grounds north of the rail road tracks I will give 10 acres for that purpose absolutely free If any taxpayer in the high school district feels that the remainder of the Scott Estate will be so enhanced in value by building said high school build ing, that I will make a profit on the rest of the land to more than equal what I am offering to give away, I will give to the high school district absolutely free 5 acres and sell to any tax payer or taxpayers of the dis trict at cost to me the remain der of the Scott Estate provided said taxpayer or taxpayers will give an additional 5 acres to the high school district. The Scott Estate cost me $50 per acre and there are about fifty acres in the tract. Now, "Dig up or Shut up," about the subject of personal gain connected with the high school site. Now, I do not claim that I have the only site in Williams for a high school building but feel that it is a good one. It is an excellent place for ath letic sports such as track and base ball. A fine fourth mile track could be constructed on the 10 acres without cost and with but little labor. Tenni3 courts would cost very little. The base ball ground is al ready in shape. From the . freight-depot the distance is the -same "as to our present school building. It is op the. main highway and can be seen from the railroad for a long distance. j From the fact that Flagstaff was forced to pay over $1000 an acre for a good high school site, which seems to me a large price, I promise to keep this otter open till a high sihool building is built in Williams- or until the people definitely de cide not to build a building in Williams., This does not mean that I an trying to force building on my land, but think it will prevent others from asking more than the real value of land when proposing -A - 1 I 1 - . a site xor me nign scnooi. Now, let us have other pro posals for high school site. Yours truly, T. H. CURETON Adv. Mr. and Mrs. j; H. Vail and daughters of Kansas City are t he house guests of the E. O. Messimers. o o o Mr. Messimer is taking a strenuous vacation from his 'duties in the Arizona Central Bank. O o . o - Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mehl arc leaving Sunday on No. 9 for Berkeley, Calif., where Mrs. .Mehl will attend the university. She is planning also on visiting Mrs. Spain, at Portland, Ore., before returning home.' From Berkeley, Mr. Mehl will make a business trip to Boise, Idaho, o o o Good Photographs are being made at Ratcliff's Studio. Next door to Williams News Office. If you want photos come very soon 'or no use to come at all. Adv. o o o Miss Zella Jones has gone to her home in Flagstaff to spend the summer. o o o Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Bly left Tuesday for their ranch at Anita to spend the summer. o O O Mrs. A. M. Root entertained the Card Club Thursday after- Mr. W. C. R.ttenhouse left Wednesday for Sacramento to attend the Park to Park High way convention held there. FORMER LOCAL AVIATOR KILLED AT EL PASO Sergeant Arthur Juengling, .who was killed when an air plane ; piloted by Lieut. Benja min F, Jenkins, reserve officer, fell near El Paso Friday morn ing, was well known in Nogales and Douglas, where he was formerly stationed with the Twelfth aero squadron at the municipal aviation field. He had only a few more days be fore his enlistment expired. WhenrLieut. Pearson, one of the foremost aviators in the army service, was detailed to explore the Grand Canyon in an airplane, he was given his choice - of mechanics and selec ted Sergeant Juengling for the I hazardous flights, the latter be ing considered one of the best mechanics and most depend able men in the Twelfth squad ron. - He had advanced from private to sergeant in -his first enlistment. Sergeant J uengling, although he has spent only a few hours here since his squadron was transferred to El Paso, still has many friends in Nogales. Sergeant Juengling's home is in Columbia, 111., where the body will be shipped for burial. He was 21 years of age. No gales Herald. HONOR PUPILS It has been the custom of the Williams School to an nounce at the Commencement Exercises the names of the 8th grade pupils receiving the high est averages for the year's work. - Those receiving the highest honors this year were Catherine Miller first with an average of 97.5; Helen Mitch ell, second 95.9; Gladys Wil liams, third 94.7 ; Florence Tan nehill,ourth 93.6 .and Lueita Cardenas, fifth, 92. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Duffield and family with Loretta Walsh left Wednesday for the White Mountains to spend the sum mer. v FOR RENT - Phbne 14. Sine cottcge Adv. Advertising- Clubs Take up Problem of Boosting Business. Milwaukee, June 12. Fifty seven members of the national commission representing the 19 departments of advertising rec ognized by the Associated Ad vertising Clubs of the World today elected for the fourth time W. Frank McClure, Chi cago, their chairman at the first commission meeting held since the convention opened. Williams Rankin of Chicago spoke today on the value of the newspaper advertising. He declared that line for line, the advertiser got his biggest re turn from advertising in the regular press. The outlay of capital rjeqnired for a news paper campaign, he declared, was smaller than for any other campaign which could be made in the advertising field. Advertising: is. now passing through one of its great crises," Frank Lowenstein of Atlanta- chairman of the educational advisory board of the A.. A. C. of . W. told attendants at the educational conference at the convention. ' He added "for the first time since the profes sion reached the plane of an organized selling science, it has come up for judgement on the following indictments : "Is it worth while to spend big money in periods of severe financial depression in an effort to stimulate buying when the whole drift of public sentiment is against spending money; or is it better to sit tight, spend only as much money as neces sary on public approach thru display and direct mail cam paigns and wait until the sit uation eases by natural process es?" Box factory wood piled in wood m f M yard can oe nad iree or cnarge if hauled promptly. .. Inquire at office. - Saifimaw A Manistee LbrLCo. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED The following item, which was taken from a recent copy of the Nogales Herald, will doubtless be of interest to mav of our readers. "At the close of a Iove.y bridge tea given this afternoon by Mrs. Edward Mix and Miss Gertrude Lerg at their home in Pajaritc street as a courtesy to Miss Gladys Walker who is leaving soon for Chicago where she will take a course in a uni versity, a very delightful sur prise was given trie guests when Mrs. Mix announced the en gagement of her sister, Miss Gertrude Louise Lerg, to James Ward Fitzpatnck of this city "The vounsr couple have host of friends in Nogales.. who will rejoice to learn the happy news, which was divulged by means of dainty blueDira De trothal cards. The bride to-be is one of Nogales most attrac tive and popular young women She came to the city several years ago frm Lansing, Michi gan, and has maae ner nome with her brother-in-law and sis ter. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mix. "Mr. Fitzpatrick is a member of the law firm of Jfr ltzpatricK and Pollock and is one of the talented attorneys of Santa Cruz county. He is a gradu ate of St. Ignatius College and Lovola University of Illinois. He is also an active worker in the Knights of Columbus and having ' served with honor, in the navy, during the great wai was commissioned an ensign. "The wedding will .occur earlv next month." Miss Lerg spent several months in Williams last year as the house guest of her sister, Mni J. C. Butler, and made a host of-friends while here." Fol lowing the ceremony in 'Nogales the voung couple will tour Northern Arizona. Civil Service Examination. An examination for the po sition of clerk in the post office will be held in this city on July 8. 1922. Applicants must be citizens of the United States between the ages of 18 and 45 years on the date of the examination. Age and height and weight requirements are waived in the case of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines. Applicants must be physical ly sound and male applicants must not be less than 5 feet 4 inches in height in bare feet and weigh not less than 15 pounds without overcoat or hat. For application blanks and further information relative to this examination address THE POSTMASTER, WILLIAMS, ARIZONA. MORE FINES FOR POLICE DEPT. There is no doubt about the Williams Police Department be ing a paying department of the municipal government. $264 was garnered in during the past week, alone, and indications Lpojrot WSSWEfewBiyiuing to be bounteous, lor tnere are still many friends of the White Mule who have not learned that association with that bad spirit does not pay. Below appears a list of the cases brought be fore the court and the fines as sessed and paid. W. R. Miller Charge destruc tion of Town property. Fine $10 and defendant to put property in good repair. Fine suspended. Enrique Eivera, Charge drunk ness. Fined $27.00 Apolimar Diaz-r Charge drunk Fined $27.00 Adolfo Vasquez charge man ufacturing intoxicating liq uor. Fine $200.00 Bit; Picnic. The Odd Fellows and Re bekahs and their families of both Flagstaff and Williams will hold a big picnic Sunday June 18 at Maine. There will be all sorts of sports and a gen eral good time for the lodge people. WILLIAMS LOSES TO KINGMAN The hoodoo continued to fol low the Williams Ball Club and journeyed with them to King nan Sunday where they lost to the Kingman team by a score of 10 to 7 in a very loosely play ed gaii.e. Errors were largely responsible for the defeat of the locals, which however were materially aided by some very" poor umpiring on the part of the Kingman umpires. Shill pitched very consistently for four innings then he weake.-.ed and iho Kino-man team niled up 6 runs and the game. Shill. was relieved by Biggs a recruit pitcher from Mesa, who showed very -rood form, allowing very few hits and no runs for the re mainderof the game. Wil liams was also more or less crippled by the absence of two of the regular players but their substitutes performed like real ball players and very little ex cuse can be offered in this re spect. Next Sunday the Leuppe In dians will play on the local field and the boys are confident that they will break the jinx. . Get out and help. THE LOWEST DOWN RANCH IN THE WORLD Phantom Ranch, In Grand Canyon National Park, Will Open this month, Providing Unique accomodations f or Visitors on trail to Ribbon Falls and President's Forest. .. kjh or auout iotn oi June, Phantom Ra.nr.h .. n now rtc velopment in Grand Canvom National Park, will be onened to visitors. The new estab- 1 4. ; a. j . , , luuiucut ib siiuaieu on Lilt; east bank of Bright Angel Creek, a- a. -C 4- At 1 i . xcw icci auuve Lilt. lt.vt.1 oi ine Colorado River and approx imately half a mile north of the Tdkok d.r-n.-.- T-T J 4-1 .. 1 , J T- T A - liic v-ruiuxauu XX, I V cl. - JLL IjS one mile vertically below the Rim of the Canyon. In the form of a miniature fruit ranch with a large main building with din- uig iuuiii, icsi iuuiu ana jsutcn--ens, and three large cabins for the accomodation of visitors, it" will provide something very much out of the ordinary camps in the National Parks. The buildincrs are of stone- construction, multi colored boulders, in which the Canvon abounds having been used thru out. The cabins are furnished in peasant style. Color has been lavishly employed in dec oration and the interiors Tvr sent an extraordinary attrac tive appearance. A water surml v has been in stalled and each cabin is fitted with a private shower. Gen erally the service will be on a scale as extraordinary, in a sit uation where all supplies must be transported by pack, as is cne trip down into the Canyon and ud Brieht Ancrel Canvon to the north Rim. The soft firrev treen of the roof shingles min crime, .with the oiicu tuiui a ui int. exienor woodwork: the surrounrlir nrof usion of rrnrv - thi ail- very creek winding through the rancn ; all with the chaotic back-ground of the Granite Gorge combine to rive an ef fect, startling and mysterious, -yet not anomalous, nestling in the shadow of that Canvon piant, the Temple of Buddha. It is safe to say that Phantom Ranch will become one of fh-. most visited places in the Nat ional i arks. W. W. Croshv w Superintendent Miss Edna Ritzenthaler will attend the Normal School at Flagstaff. o o o Miss Gordon will attenrl -. summer session of th TTino-atafr Normal. o o o In every communitv fhr si- people who have been wonder fully restored to health by tak ing Tanlac. Trv it. Wil liams Drug Co. Adv.