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First Basketball Game on Home Court
Close bat Visitors set Break and
Final two Points.
Some have said that the girls game
of basket ball is slower than the game
played by the boys but this could not
be true of the game between the
AVinslow and Williams girls played
on the Williams court last Friday
Williams led out in the first few
minutes but the visitors soon found
their stride and at the end of the fif
teen minute half the score book
(showed visitors 6 locals 4.
In the second half it was "1811
make this one, you take that one'
until at the end of the playing time
the count was ten to ten. Accord
ing to the girls'rules the game con
tinued until either team makes a
total of two additional points. For
four minutes long, tense, anxious
minutes the ball was worked from
one end of the court to the other only
to miss the hoop when it rose and
finally Proctor for the visitors edged
one through and it was all over.
t The next game at home will be with
the Normal boys January 19. -
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After the basket ball game of Fri
day evening last the Winslow Girls
were entertained by the Williams
team at the home of Miss Elizabeth
Griffith. The evening was spent in
dancing. " Light refreshments were
served which were enjoyed by all.
Those present from Winslow were :
Coach Miss Fay Lawhead, and the
Misses Esther and Bemetta Williams,
Doris Henderson, - Evelyn Proctor,
Elizabeth Karay, Janetta LaPrade,
Nellie Thayer and Suzan Hart. The
visitors departed to their hotel at the
proper hour declaring that the Wil
liams sports were indeed good losers.
M. C. Reed of - the . Ellison White
Chautauqua, spoke to the High School
assembly, Thursday at 10 :45 A. ' M.
Notice of the lecture was given out in
school the day before and an invita
tion was extended to the public to at
tend. A number of school patrons
and others were present Thursday, is
addition to the school pupils, to hear
the lecture.
Mr. Reed spoke on his experiences
in New Zealand and. the.. South Sea
Islands, in the interests of the Chau
. tauqua. His lecture was bright and'
intensely interesting. All those who
had the privilege, of hearing him prais
ed his talk enthusiastically and ex
pressed r-the hope .-that they might
again be permitted to hear him on
some of the varied topics upon which
he speaks. , -
Mr. Reed is a magazine and scenario
writer of some note. At present one
of his scenarios is in the course of pro
duction by one of the Motion Picture
Companies at Hollywood.
Mrs. Charles . Sweetwood is out
&ain thi week a ndquite fully recov
ered from her severe illness of last
.Williams and vicinity have exper
ienced nearly two weeks of cloudy
weather with only an occasional bit of
sunshine. From all these clouds but
a comparatively small amount of rain
has fallen, but that rain falling on the
snow of last month has 'made plenty
'of water for stock and has helped the
range at lower levels. The rain
melted the snow except on the pro
tected side of the mountains. .
The total rainfall so far this month
is 1.18 inches. This fell as follows:
on the 13th, .70 inches and on the.
14th, .48.
More Money for Bean's. .
Oxnard, Calif. Bean grower mem
bers of the California Bean Growers'
Association will receive checks, prob
ably before Christmas, representing
an additional cent on their beans. Up
to this time they have been paid 4
cents a pound on net recleaned basis.
Beans are now selling at $8.50 and
better and the prospects are good for
even higher prices, after the first of
the year. It now appears quite cer
tain that members will receive at
least 7 cents a pound. '
, H. O'Neil . and . family will
a few days, next week visiting
relatives in Albuquerque.
Speakers of national prominence
share honors with leading men in in
dustrial and civic affairs of Arizona
on the advance program for the first
annual convention of the Arizona In
dustrial Congress, to be held in Phoe
nix next Monday and Tuesday.
Advance programs for the conven
tion have just been received. Seven
sessions are listed for the two days,
in addition to a dinner. The ad
dresses scheduled indicate the meet
ing will be the greatest public event
of the kind ever held in the state,
surpassing even the State Industrial
Conference of a year ago at which the
Industrial Congress was formed.
, Agriculture and livestock, two in
dustries which the Industrial Congress
has been making special efforts to
stablize are particularly well, repre
sented on the program. James R,
Howard, president of the American
Farm Bureau Federation, the greatest
organization of farmers the world has
ever seen, will be the principal speak-,
er on' agriculture, while Fred H. Bix
by, president of the American Live
stock Association, will give the main
address on livestock. On the pro
gram also will appear W. A. Schoen
f eld, director of marketing research
for thcUnited States Department of
Agriculture, who will come as a
special representative of Secretary of
Agriculture Henry C. Wallace.
The Comforts of Security.
One of the greatest causes for
thankfulness experienced by the citi
zen, and which many never give a
thought, is peace and security.
Our country is free from war and
social disorders, and a few policemen
firemen and traffic men keep order
and protection in each community.
Our banking system is so perfect
ly adjusted that no one worries about
their deposits or their little savings
or about almost any investment.
The citizen sleeping peacefully in
his bed at home gets a great hunk of
enjoyment knowing that he has fire
protection and insurance.
In all towns and cities are equip
ments that are constantly being im
proved for his benefit and if fire
breaks out it is usually stopped.
On top of this he knows that state
fire- insurance commissioners are
bending every energy to see that in
surance companies are kept sound.
The greatest asset of the average
citizen is that he works and sleeps
with a great . umbrella of security
spread over him by the government
co-operating with private industries
which seek to protect his every inter
est. ; - - ,
The various rooms at the Williams
School are preparing Christmas ex
ercises. These programs will be
given at the end of next week and
parents are urged to attend them.
The children are entering into their
parts with zeal and are sure to do
credit to themselves and their teach
ers. Pottery Manufacturers Get Big; Tariff
Workers Receive Old Pay.
Workers . in pottery plants whose
owners are members of the United
States Potters' ..Association have re
turned to their employment after hav
ing been on strike for two months in
ah unsuccessful effort to obtain an in
crease of 7 per cent in their wages.
They go back to work at .the former
scale. "
One of the arguments presented by
the proponents of the heavy duties im
posed by the Fordney-McCumber
profiteers' ,tariff act on imports of
pottery was that these high tolls
would "protect" American workers
from competition with Czecho-Sloa-vkian
and German operatives who re
ceive only a small fraction of ' the
average daily wage paid by manufac
turing potters in the United States.
The manufacturers got the rates
they wanted on more than 100 items
in the schedule covering. the earths
and earthenware, and prices to the
consumer have already begun to re
flect the increases in the tariff. The
workers not only have not benefited
by this "protection" to their employ
ers but are poorer by the loss of two
months' pay as a consequence of their
A baby son was born to Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. McKinstry of the Grand
Canyon. - Mrs. McKinstry is- at the
Hudson home. - - ' -v i
Cattlemen of Arizona are exper
iencing the most unsettled market
conditions in years, according to a
.bulletin just issued by the Arizona
Cattle Growers' Association, which
declares chaotic conditions in the Los
Angeles , stock yards have created
great uncertainly, both of markets
and prices.
The bulletin declares that since the
opening of the union stockyards at
Los Angeles November 1st large num
bers of cattle from the Northwest and
Rocky Mountain district and from
Texas have moved to Los Angeles
which formerly went to eastern mar
kets. These cattle are thrown on
the open market, and many have been
sold at a sacrifice, since they cannot
be moved. The opening of the
stockyards also has kept buyers off
the ranges to a great extent. In ad
dition to having to sell his stock in
direct competition with that from
other statesv the Arizona cattleman
runs he risk of having to feed his
cattle in the yards for days and take
loss from shrinkage, until he can' find
a buyer.
The association believes that cattle
men are loath to give up the present
fair system of selling their herds at
the ranches, under which cattle are
taken as they are needed, and not
dumped on the market because the
growers has no other outlet.
The Arizona Livestock report for
November issued by the U. S. Bureau
of Agricultural Economics and co
operating agencies states it is prob
r.ble fall sales will reach 130,000, of
which 100,000 will be shipped outside
the state, mostly to California.
The fall movement of sheep and
lambes to market is estimated at
260,000 head. Sheep men are great
ly encouraged by their successful
.season. - ""-" A - .- " " ' "
Wednesday evening, the Sopomores
and their teacher, Miss Evelyn Dun
can, paid a nice courtesy to their
class President, Walter Brandt, who
is leaving Williams. The party was
arranged as a surprise birth-day din
ner the occasion also being the natal
day 6f the popular young man. As
a token the high esteem in which he
is held and in appreciation of the ser
vice rendered his. class the student
and their teacher . presented Mr.
Brandt with a very handsome leather
traveling utility case. '
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The Juniors and Sophomores enjoy
ed another very delightful social eve-
sing as the quests of Miss Evelyn
Duncan mad Mrs. F. Bly at the home
of Mrs. Bly. - -
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The undersigned have been notified
by the Town Council that the ordi
nance regarding minors loitering in
Pool Halls must be enforced.
We take this means of stating that
we will do our utmost to comply with
the law, at - the same time we must
ask the cooperation of the parents.
Mr. McLeese, the .popular pharma
cist at the Grand Canyon Drug Store,
has been confined - to his home this
week with a severe cold. , He is now
considerably ' improved but . may not
be able to return to the store for a
few days yet. .
V. T. Loomis, Pastor.
Cooperation is the one great pow
er of success. That is the reason for
the splendid advancement of our
church work here in Williams. We
have met the towns people and every
where they have royally received us.
We in turn want to cooperate with
the City in any way that we can. We
are here to serve the people and we
want you to feel that the church is
yours and that we are ready to serve
Remember that only two more Sun
days remain to tell which of the class
es will be awarded the generous
prizes. Plenty of time yet for your
class to win. Try to be the winner
next Sunday.
Parents and children are invited to
attend our Christmas program which
will be given on Christmas Eve.
It will be proven to "Johhnie
Doubter" that there is-a real Santa.
Atty. Byers of Phoenix has rented
the Sine cottage and will move his
family" into their new home at the
first of the New Year. Mr. Byers ex
pects to practice law in Williams.
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Mrs. Cliford Ray is anticipating
the arrival of her mother who will
visit in Williams for an indefinate
length of time.
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Mrs". Jim Hudson is in Phoenix
with her daughter Doris Drennan.
who recently underwent a serious
operation. The patient's condition-
had improved sufficiently by Sunday
to permit her removal from the hos
pital to the home of Mrs. McConkey
and hopes "for her recovery, which
last week were so doubtful, are now
brighter. ; "
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The Red Cross drive was carried on
very diligently by the school children
under' the supervision of Miss Minnie
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Merrit and little
Aivila left for California to spend
the holidays with relatives.
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Mrs. Barney who has been visiting
her son Roy, spent a few days this
week .with former friends in Flags.
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Mr. fat Mcuouigal has been en
gaged in hauling in Christmas trees.
by contract with the Saginaw Lumber
company. One hundred and four
fine trees ' will be shipped out to
brighten as many homes during the
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Forest Supervisor Geo. Kimball
was in Albuquerque last week and
had the pleasure of renewing ac
quaintance with former Supervisor
J. Sajt and family who. were trans
ferred to Albuquerque. Since locat
ing in the new home however the
Scott children with the exception of
Miss Lillian have had the-misfortune
to contract scarlet fever,- little Mary
being in a dangerous Condition at one
stage of the - affliction. ' However
their many friends are pleased to
learned that all' have now satisfac
torily recuperated, v
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-- Rehearsals for the Xmas cantata
of the Methodist Sunday school pupils
are going forward with a zest and vim
which promises well for a successful
evening of entertainment for the
friends of the school. -
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. Miss Ruby Mowrey. and her. broth
er Frank have recovered from their
severe illness of last week, which was
presumably a case of ptomaine pois
oning. o o o
Mr. Earl Davidson and family have
left to locate in Phoenix for the win
ter. o o o
- Mr; Geo. Spelimire is planning
another of his very clever and attrac
tive display windows, and with past
attractions as a' basis of merit, the
public is anticipating- something -un
usually nice for the Xmas season.
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The Ladies Aid of the Methodist
church held ar business meeting Wed
nesday. ' - . - . -:-
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B. F. Sweetwood and family are
spending the holidays with relatives
in Oakland, Cal. ' ? -'
The girls basket ball game with
the Winslow team resulted in tie of
10 10 with Winslow finally captur
ing the score in ' a tie game. Sup-J
porters of the home team were proud
of the clean sportsmanship of the Wil
liams girls -a merit as worthy of
gaining as a winning score.
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Mr. L. W. Cureton will be located
in Flagstaff for the winter, business
matters of the Coconino - Farmers
Ass'n necessitting his presence there.
Mrs. Cureton and small daughter have
decided to remain in Williams.
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Little Virginia Spelimire celebrat
ed her fourth birthday anniversary
with a family dinner party. A happy
time was enjoyed by all.
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Joe Ayeude, a Mexican who had
resided on the Ronan ranch east of
Williams, died of pneumonia. He
was a stranger in this vicinity. Town
authorities took charge of the remains.
and burial was made in the local
cemetery . . r. -
Cattlemen Receive Thousands -More
By Marketing Co-operatively.
Tucson, Dec. 15 Buyers in Santa
Cruz County offered a cattleman, Mr.
H., $32.00 per head for his three-
year-olds and $25 for his twos. Hav
ing only a few threes, he sold them,
but decided to stick with his Associa
tion and sell his twos with theirs.
His neighbor, Mr. X., had a good
bunch of threes and was offered $33.
00 for his threes, $25 for his twos,
and $20 for his yearlings. Mr. X re
fused to sell by the head- and insisted
that he and his associates would sell
only by weight.
A price was finally agreed upon and
some twelve- hundred head were sold,
over the scales. The following fig
ures were reported. Mr. H. received
for his twos $37 per head and over
$24 per head for his yearlings. Mr.
X. received a few cents less than $50
per head for his three-year-olds, and
about the above mentioned prices on,
twos and yearlings. Thus, by sell
ing over the scales, he received nearly
$17 per head more for his three
than his first offer, while Mr. H. re
ceived $12 more per head for his twos
and $4 more for his yearlings. '
Returns on the entire twelve hund
red head were not always like the
above, but the average came pretty
near those figures.
Cooperative selling among those
concerned in this deal has reiceived
an impetus which will make it easy
for the officers of the Association and
the County Agent to extend their sell
ing operations among the neighbor
ing cattlemen.
Extracts From Ordinance No. 50.
An ordinance to .prohibit" minors
from loitering about Pool Rooms and
Billiard .Rooms, and praying Pool or
Billiards in the Town of Williams.
Be it ordained by the Mayor and
the Common Council of the Town of
Williams; to-wit:-
Section 1. It shall be unlawful
for . any person under the- age of
eighteen years- to loiter in or about
any public room - or rooms wherein
pool or billiards are played in the
Town of Williams.
Section 2. It shall be unlawful fot
any. person under the age of eighteen
years to; play at any game of pool or
billiards in any public place in the
'Town of Williams.
Section 3. It shall be unlawful
for the ; owner; proprietor, manager
or - conductor of any pool room "oi
billiard roomln the Town of Williams
or any employee therein to permit
or allow any person under the age of
eighteen years, to loiter in or about
any public pool' room or billiard room
under his or their control in the Town
of Williams, or to play any, or at any
game of pool or billiards in such room j
Section 4. It shall be unlawful for
any parent, guardian or other person
having the care, custody or control of
any person under the age of eighteen
years to- knowingly permit or allow
any -such person under the age ot
eighteen years, to loiter in or about
any pool room or billiard room, fre
quented by the public in the Town of
Williams. ,
Section 5. . Any person violating
any of .the above provisions of .this
ordinance,- shall be deemed, guilty of
misdemeanor, and if found guilty.
upon conviction thereof, shall be fin
ed in any sum not exceeding Twenty-
five dolars, nor less than Five dollars;
or - may be imprisoned in the Town
Jail for any period not-less than Five
days, nor more than Twenty-five days
or both such fine and imprisonment j
n the discretion of the Court.
Section 6. The Town Marshall or
his assistant may, and is hereby auth
orized to arrest, with or without war
rant, any person found violating any
of the provisions of this Ordinance. .
By Order of the Town Council.
Andy Smith came in on No. 22 to
day. He found life in California
away from the lumber camps, too
lonesome and accepted his old job
as filer of the Saginaw Camps, back
again. Mrs. Smith will remain in Cal
ifornia for the present, where she has
a few chickens and . rabbits to care
for. Andy, like most people who stop
in California, has a touch of the oil
fever. The Los Angeles papers are
predicting the finding of a big oil
field at Belleville, where Mr. and Mrs.
Smith have three acres of land.
Are you interested in Spanish? , -La
Reina de Clubs, the Spanish
club of the school invites you to
their open session, December 20, at
7:30 P. M. at the school house. The
program will be given first in Spanish,
then in English, so that you may see
the proficiency gained in speaking:
Spanish and translating It.
I. Silent Night (song)
2.. Festival Day (conversation)
John, an American, Verdi Barnes.
Charles, Spanish cousin, Arnulf
' Luna
3. Come All Ye Faithful (song)
4. The Three Bears (Playlet)
? Director, - Enid Reese -
The Big Bear, Ola LeMay
The Middle Bear, Florence Taa
- nehill
The Baby Bear, Helen Mitchell :
Goldilocks, Catherine Miller
- 5. Two and Two Are Four (song
" 6. Christmas in Spain (reading) -
7. San Sereni (song)
8. The Wise Men (reading) Clara'
9. The Night of Kings (recitation)
Lucita Cardenas
-10.- Why do you study Spanish?:
(Conversation) Ernestine and
- Eloise Sullivant. . ,
II. All Serene (song) - .
. ,La Reina de Clubs, el club del Es-
panol prensentara una sencilli velada
para celebras ' la Navidad para Is
noche del 20 de diciembre a las siete
y media en la escuela. El club invitm
a usted y su apreciable f amilia.
1. Noche de paz Cancion.
' z. JJias de ifiesta Conversacion
Juan, norte americano; Verdi
Barnes; Carlos, su primo, espanol
Arulf o Luna.
3. Venid, Fielos Concion. '
" 4. Los Tres Oso's. 4
La direcora :. ... Enid Reese
El oso grande Ola Le May
El oso median Florence Tannehill
El oso pequeno!!i.'.JI?." Helen Mitchell
La nina con pelo de or L-1.. '.Z. '..'..T' -
- . . ...... Catherine Mflfer-
5. Dos y Dos Son Cuatrr Conciom
6. ' La Navidad en Espana -Leetura j
'. . : Lawrence Pratt
7. San Sereni Concion. "
8. La Noche de Reyes Lucita Car
denas. . '-,
9. . El Dia de Reyes (leetura), Claras
10. Porque Estudia usted Espanol?
- , Ernestine and Eloise Sullivan t
11. "El Sereno- Caheion.'
Cheap Winter rates f or Tooms at
the Grand Canyon Hotel.
. Sunday.' the. 17 is the last day int
which you can have " pictures' taken
and get them" for Xmas. x 1
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Commercial Failures Growing More
Numerous Under Harding.
American business has not yet re
turned to the "normalcy" it exper
ienced under the eight years' of Dem
ocratic administration of national af
fairs. With only a month oi 1322
remaining, a record of commercial
disaster without parallel in the- his
tory of the county has already been
. Bradstreet's report n the subject:
fays: ', .
. ' "For . eleven months, of this year
failures number 0,548, an. inerease
of 16.7 per cent over last year, hither-'
to the peak year in nnmbeir f fil
ures. In fact, there have been 53
more failures in eleven months than
in the entire calendar year 1921.
Failures in November, 1922, were-
more than four times as many ars irr
November, 1919, which was... five
months before the close of. the second?
Wilson . administrations In Novem
ber, 1922, after eighteen months;, off
Republican control of the 'legislative
and executive branches oi the Goverra
ment, . the failures were l,758f, in
volving liabilities . of . $27,307265V
This was the - startling contrast" withe
November,' 1919..when the. failures
were only 429 and the liabilities but
$5,207,596. v. ;."'
Jack O'Brien, of Spring Valley, re
turned the first of the week fronr
Phoenix and San Francisco, after am
absence' of several weeks. . While
away he had an operation performed,
on his nose and was also persuatec& to
wear glasses. He feels greatly un
improved in health and cheerfully sub
mits to the inconvenience of the
glass windows since finding what-- a.
great help they are to his yV Mghti.' x

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