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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 11, 1911. " 7 f THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN Published Every Day in the Tear By THE ARIZONA PUBLISHING COMPANY. S. VT. HIGL.EY, President. SIMS ELY, Secretary-Treasurer and General Manager. Exclusive Morning Associated Press TlisnntnViPH Publication office: Corner 'Second and Adams Sts. Entered at the Postoffice at Phoe nix, Arizona, as mail matter of the second class. Address all communications to The Republican, Phoenix, Arizona. TELEPHONES: Consolidated Main 47 Overland, Business Office 422 Overland, City Editor 432 SUBSCRIPTION RATES:' Bv mall, daily, one year $9.00 Tiv onrrlor. dailv. ner month 75 Sundays only, one year 2.50 PHOENIX, ARIZONA, AUG. 11, 1911. The Same Roosevelt. Te are not hearing so much now as we were a fortnight ago concern ing the "hole" into which Theodore Roosevelt was to be "put" by the congressional investigating of his dealings with the steel trust. The country was invited to expect revela tions which would place the former president in a discreditable light as soon as the probe was inserted into the question of the illegal absorp tion of the Tennessee Coal & Iron Co. Mr. Roosevelt did not wait for a subpoena from the committee. He jauntily appeared before the Investl ' gators, shook hands all around, asked permission to testify, and plunged into a statement of the reasons why his administration decided to Inter pose no objection to the proposed pur chase of the southern steel concern by the steel trust. His reasons were, briefly: (1) That it was doubtful, at best, whether the deal could be con strued to be a violation of the anti trust law; (2) that the panic of 1907 had already reached such proportions that a country-wide crash was prob able if the administration did not do its utmost to support the great banks which were trying to avert the crash; (S) that Mr. Roosevelt 'was led to be lieve and he believes yet, that if the Tennessee Coal & Iron Co. had not beenjlaken over promptly there would have been stupendous failures in New York. And the history of that time, as chronicled in the news of the day, bears out Mr. Roosevelt's conclusions. The newspapers of November 7, 1907, printed the following dispatch from New York: "The anxiety over the trust com pany situation has subsided. The pur chase by the United States Steel Cor poration of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company was confirmed by the directors this afternoon, thus remov ing a large amount of securities hav ing a. comparatively narrow market, from the collateral held by trust com panies for loans. Bankers believe the situation is now under control and Nthat steady improvement will con , tinue." From a recital of the facts, Mr. Roosevelt passed to a discussion of his policies generally as a man of practical sense while he was In the White House, and to Illustrate his at titude in the matter of the panic, he made this illuminating statement: "In my judgment I would have been derelict in my duties, I would have shown myself a timid and unworthy public officer if In that extraordinary crisis I had not acted as I did act. In every such crisis the temptation to indecision, to nonaction, is great, for excuses can always be found for non-action and action means risk and the certainty of blame to the man who acts. But if the man is worth his salt he will do his duty, he will give the people the benefit of the doubt, and act in any way which their interests demand and which is not affirmatively prohibited by law, unheeding the likelihood that he him self, when the crisis Is over and the danger passed, will be assailed for what he has done. "If I were on a sail boat, I should not ordinarily meddle with any of the gear; but if a sudden squall struck us, and the main sheet jammed so that the boat threatened to capsize, I would unhesitatingly cut the main sheet, even though I were sure that the owner, no matter how grateful to me at the moment for having saved his life;? would a few weeks later, when he had forgotten his danger and his fear, decide, to sue me for the value of the cut rope." Mr. Roosevelt reveals himself here, as always, impatient if technicalities interfere with the performance of a necessary action. But the really In tertalnlng feature of the whole inci dent of the investigation is the ex ample thus furnished of the former president's style of fighting. He knew that his enemies in both parties were hoping that he would evade and deny and minimize. Instead, he car ried the war into Africa, as he al ways does. From him it was: "Take that, and that! Biff! Swat! Have you had enough?' Good day!" And thus once more we have a good flash light on the reasons why the Amerl (can people are fond of Theodore Rooseyelt. They like a fighter, .and , Jhis style of fighting suits them. Com- he did as president in the panic of 1907. At that time everybody felt grateful to him and approved what ho had done. But public gratitude Is of short life, and it would not have been difficult at this late day to make a large proportion of the public believe that what he did was reprehensible If the investigating committee had found him timid and apologetic. As 'it is, if anybody was "put into a hole" it was not the ex president. Tough on the King. King George V must feel otherwise than flattered by the speeches made during, the last week in the house of lords on the government's veto bill. To use an Arizona expression, the liberal government has the lords "over a barrel" through having secured from the king a promise to "raise" a suf ficient number of liberals to the peer age to overcome the conservative majority in the house of lords the program being to create some five hundred new peers. Should it be come necessary to carry out this pro gram, the whole fabric of British aristocracy would receive a jolt little short of fatal. The prestige which goes with being a lord would disap pear to a large extent, if lords were to become as numerous as green gro cers. The grieved and shocked lords, in their speeches on the subject, have deplored the success of Premier As quith in working a bunco game on the young king. Granting that It is the constitutional duty of the mon arch to do whatsoever the cabinet requests, the lords intimate that a more experienced king would have been able to hold his own In the Im perial council and would have dis suaded the "government" from pressing him to taking a ridiculous step. The "young" king is forty-five years old, or thereabouts. The gradual en croachments of democracy have left practically nothing for the sovereign to do except to look wise, be digni fied, and personally represent the glory and majesty of the British em pire. All this King George fully knows, but he has no Inclination to be proclaimed a ninny. And no doubt It is especially exasperating to him to have the lords charge their ill luck to his incompetence. BIG DEAL IN GLOBE MINING DISTRICT Seventeen Claims Change for a Con sideration of $150,000. One of the largest mining sales made in the Globe mining district for some time was consummated last Monday when Joseph C. Erman, for mer manager of the Live Oak Min ing company who opened up that property and was also manager of the Keystone company, bought the 17 claims which are known as the Cole and Goodwin group. Mr. Erman said that he had bought the claims lor clients of his but that at this time he could not divulge their Identity. These claims were bought from I . J. Cole and the price paid was 5150,000. oonie development work has Been done on these claims which Includes a 400 foot shaft and a 450 foot cross cut tunnel. The contract calls for the com mencement of work In 15 days when the new owners will begin sinking shafts. INDIANS DECIMATED BY DREADED SMALLPOX Distinguished Men Will Defer Visit to Moqui Village. Fred. Volz, an Ildlan trader at Can yon Diablo, while on a visit to Pres- cott last Tuesday, spread the start ling report that smallpox Is declm inatlng the Navajo Indians In his dis trict, and that the dread disease has spread to the Moqui villages. In almost every case the disease has been fatal to the Navajos, said Mr. Volz, and scores of Moqui have already suc cumbed, although the disease made it's appearance In the villages less than a week ago. As a result of the visits of former President Roosevelt and Postmaster General Hitchcock, two princes of the royal blood of Germany. . and many other notables to the annual ceremonies of the Moquis to be held next week have been cancelled and It is believed that the festivities will be cancelled by the tribe tills year. Attorney and Mrs. E. S. Clark and two sons, who left Prescott Tuesday for the Grand Canyon and to attend the Moqui dances will return from the canyon and Reese M. Ling, who also Intended to be present at the cere monies will also cancel his visit. Fred Volz is the oldest Indian trader in Arizona. He has seen these tribes deciminated by disease in past years and says that the epidemic of this year is the worst in the memory of the oldest Indians. Fourteen years ago two hundred and eighty-six Moquis succumed to smallpox, reducing the tribe to less than six hundred members. It Is feared that the tribe will be almost annihilated this year if medical aid is not promptly furnished by the gov ernment. The Indians have no cure for the disease and are loath to submit to treatment of physicians. WEATHER RECORD. Record of temperature, rainfall and state of weather as made by the U. S. weather bureau, at C a. m., mountain time, yesterday: Stations Temp. Rainfall Weather Abilene 74 1 ... Clear Atlantic City ..'...7G .. Clear Boise 52 ,t. Clear Boston 7S ... Clear Buffalo 74 ... Clear Calgary 38 ... Clear Chicago 72 T Rain Corpus Chrlst!t"..74 ... Clear Denver 70 ... PtCIdy Des Moines 72 ... Cloudy Dodge City 72 ... Clear Durango ....72 .12 Cloudy Eastport 64 .... Cloudy Flagstaff "...50 ... PtChly Galveston S2 Clear Havre 50 .14 Cloudy Jacksonville SO Clear Kansas City S2 .. Clear Knoxvllle 74 ... Clear Louisville 74 PtCIdy Memphis S2 ... Clear Montgomery 76 .24 Clear Montreal 72 ... Clear Moorhead 56 .20 Cloudy New Orleans 80 .14 Clear New York City ...74 .01 Clear Oklahoma 76 ... Clear PHOENIX 72 .12 Cloudy Portland, Ore. ....56 ... Cloudy Raleigh 74 .34 Clear Roseburg 50 ... Clear Roswell 60 ... Clear St Louis 74 ... PtCIdy Salt Lake City ...68 ... Clear San Diego ...60 ... Clear San Francisco ...50 Clear Sheridan 56 .02 Cloudy Spokane 50 ... Clear Tampa 76 .10 Clear Washington 76 ..." Clear WInnemucca 54 ... Clear Yuma 72 ... Clear (ball fans gallery of notables DUMMY HOY A Proof of the "Silence-is-GoIden" Theory. Our old pal, W. E. Hoy, of the Washington and other big League teams though why Washington should be included is honestly beyond our limited Hoy, then, was one man who never sassed an umpire, never indulged In verbal taunts at members of rival teams and never- hurled bitter remarks at the bleacherites of a foreign field. In a plain way of speaking Hoy was a deaf mute, and answered (In the sign language) to the name of Dummy. Hoy came out of the West in re sponse to the beckon of rare old Ted Sullivan He had been filling in his time around FInlay, Ohio, where he figured as considerable outfielder, being given to the admirable prac tice of putting the gray-hound to the blush when It came to running the length or breadth of the sward, and carrying a concealed weapon up his right sleeve in the shape of an arm which was capable of shoot'ng the pill from deep center to the plate without a relay. These attributes caught the critical eye of Mr. Sul livan and he opened negotiations looking to Hoy's1 association with the fearful and wonderful Senators. The dumb gentleman made the sign of the dollar mark on his, nlm blo fingers, followed by several fig ures which caused Sullivan to Indulge in violent, but eminently safe re marks. However, In the end, the manager acceded and decided to ship Hoy to the D. of C. And there Hoy justified the price he had put upon his head and his hands, for never had the townfolk seen such slam ming. Mr. Hoy became a prime fa vorite, which Is the best kind of favorite to become, and his hitting his base and field running and his long throws from the far away sta tion made him as famous as John Chamberlins, Old Boy Shoomaker and the Washington monument He was by all odds the sturdiest thrower In the neighborhood, and passionately fond of perfecting him self In his work. Late at night away along towards nine o'clock, or a quarter past when all the villagers wero a-slumber. Dummy was won't to gather at the Peace monument at the foot of the Capital Building, and heave a regulation League ball to the Treasury Department, the entire length .of Pennsylvania Avenue. And he never hit a soul! Mr. Hoy turn ed his talent to the best pecunlnry profit and on his retirement to private life took with him enough bank bills of high denomnatlon to paper a meeting-house. Tomorrow Curt Welch, the man with the educated ear. THE STREAM OF LIFE. O, stream descending to the sea, Thy mossy banks between. The flow'rets blow, the grasses grow, The leafy trees are green. In garden plots the children play, The fields the laborers till. And houses stand on either hand, And thou descendest still. O, life descending into death, Our waking eyes behold; Parent and friend thy lapse attend, Companions young and old. Strong purposes our mind possess, Our hearts' affections fill; We toil and earn; we seek and learn. And thou descendest stdll. O, end to which our currents tend, Inevitable sea. To which flow, what do wo know. What shall we gues3 of thee. A roar we hear upon thy shore, As we our course fulfill; Scarce we divine a sun will since And be above us still Arthur Hugh' Clough. THINK OVER The matter of opening an account with this bank. We will always try to deal fairly with you. The Valley Bank of Phoenix "THE BANk OF SERVICE" We pay interest at 4 per cent per annum on sav ings accounts.. c l. eiXm - pure: FIELD SEEDS For Summer Planting ill's Seed House Next time you want a good plain cake we would suggest that you try our Butter-Scotch Cake You will like it Two eizee: 2E and 40 cents each. HOME BAKING CO. M. J. PETTID, Mgr. BIGGEST BEST BUSIEST B ENNETT Lumber Co. We carry everything In the building line. A complete stock of fencing material. Our prices are right, and we make a spe cialty of aulck and careful de liveries. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Corner Second Avenue and Jackson Street. ? ?:::Tr;;-:-? H-M"I' 'M' ! v i 'I' .T-VH-W-H-H-Hi X T7nt.V.II,)in 1581 J PHOENIX BAKERY i EDWARD EISELE, Proprietor. Wholesale Retail The Genuine jl I BUTTERNUT BREAD ? (In Wrappers Only.) f 7 Wetl Washington St., Phoenix PHONES: Overland 234 Con. Main 89 Mosquito LoliOll and Prickly Heat Remedy We guarantee both preparations. A.L. BOEHMER BUSY DRUa STORE N.E. Cor. Central Ave. & Washington St. H X JL Style, Fit and High Art in Workmanship ARIZONA SCHOOL OF II MUSIC MRS, SHIRLEY CHRISTY : j Director Overland TELEPHONE CO. The Phone of Service 3? GET GOOD WORK Arizona Laundry WHITE WAGONS CHIROPODIST Painless removal of Corns, 50 cents each. Bunions, Moles and Warts removed by electricity. Ingrow ing Toenails & spe cialty. Open from 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. Between First and Center streets, on Adams. Phone, Bed 8072. FRANK SHIRLEY. We are agents for the Regal Car STANDARD AUTO COMPANY The Merchants' Cafe 22 S. CENTER ST. Opposite National Bank of Arizona building. Open day and night Short orders and regular meals. Good cook and best service. Everything new and first-class. The best the market af fords always. Chinese noodles. Home made bakery. Private room for ladles. Gin Tuck Foo & Co. Phoenix Arcade Coolest Place of Amusement in the City ICE COLD DRINKS AND CONES 5c Opon from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Next to Postoffice. ETERNAL by the Gas and Electric Company la the prlca of Satisfactory Service to its patrons. Whenever anything goes -wrong, this company wants to know it at once In order that the trouble may be adjusted. To that end the company welcomes complaints. And we get them sometimes a good many, though their ratio to the total number of customers is small. A careful analysis of all complaints re ceived shows that about 99 per cent, of them are due to the wearing out of some appliance or fixture long in use, or to the lack of knowledge or careless ness of the complainant. Yet, whethor trlavial or serious, every complaint receives the same prompt, courteous and careful attention. That is a very Important part of our Service. The dominant idea back of this Service is a greater Phoenix. Pacific Gas & Electric Company TELEPHONES Consolidated, Private Ex. 4. Overland 371. THE BEST YET Business Men's Lunch 35c liunz Bros, and Messenger Machinery Two Blocks South of Court House Stewart & Templin Have moved to ADAMS AND SECOND STREETS. Bicycle repairing Vehicle Tires put on Full Line of Bicycle Sundries and Tires. Overland 363. Redewill "The Firm That Made Arizona Musical" Phcenlx Cycle Company 3 Doors South of Postoffice Motorcycles, Bicycles, Sundries and Repairing Phones Main 84, Overland 2734 WHITE & WESIEY Make your Watches keep time. INDIAN BASKETS AND CURIOS irizoia Saddlery Ci. 45 N. Center St, Phoenix, Arix. VIGILANCE CADILLAC AND STUDEBAKEH AUTOMOBILE8. Garage, Supplies and Repairing: ARIZONA M0T0B COMPANY 36 & 38 E. Adams St. Both Phones. AT THE FORD HOTEL I Consolidated, Main 363. J Music Co. For Honest Work Come and See Us PHOENIX SHEET METAL WORKS Corner Washington and Third Avenue ;mon sense, to be sure, upholds -what i "