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Onne Candidate for Re
election; Fred II. Perkins
Opposes Him; Twenty
five Names On Ballot for
April 7 Election
j For President
I John P. Orme of Phoenix.
F. H. Perkins of Peoria.
These are the two who will
j campaign for the suffrages of the
Water Users in the coming pres
I sidential fight. Mr. Orme is the
present holder of the office. Mr.
Perkins is a ranch owner in the
Glcndale-Peoria section, and a son
I of that Perkins who is a well
j known sheepman in the north of
I the state.
With his hat emphatically in the
ring, John P. Orme, present head of
the Salt River Valley Water Users'
Association stands out now as the
only candidate who has made an offi
cial announcement. F. H. Perkins of
Peoria, it is understood, will have his
notification in the office of the secre
tary tomorrow. He is being talked of
as the only man now desiring to op
pose Orme for re-election.
Twenty-five names will grace the
ballot in the coming Water Users'
election, to be held in this valley
April 7. There will be vacancies in
the offices of president, vice presi
dent, ten three year, two two year
and one one year councilmen, and
ten governors.
The retiring officers are:
President John P. Orme.
Vice President E. W. Wilbur.
Governors C. H. Barkley of district
1, F. M. Wilkinson 2, H. J. Hanson 3.
J. J. Casey 4, Laurits Lassen 5, E. J.
Bennitt 6, .E O. Brown 7, W. J.
Clemans 8, H. B. Morris 9 and W. W.
Dobson 10.
Retiring councilmen in order of dis
tricts, Rudolph Kuchler. V. H. Wilky,
1.. E. Graham, W. H. Kay, M. D.
Xovinger, W. J. Murphy, Vm. Creigh
ton, A. A. Wood, D. P. Jones, W. T.
There are vacancies in district 1,
owing to the. disqualification of Fred
for Mine
Many a man anil woman with coffee troubles lias found that
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A doctor writes:
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years, and think it has had a great deal to do with my
looking younger than 55 years of age.
"I recommend it to all my patients, and those who have
been using it have only praises for its taste and its good ;
effects on their nervous systems; like me they have given
up tea and coffee altogether."
Postum is a pure food-drink made of wheat and a small propor
tion of molasses roasted and skilfully blended. It is absolutely free
from the coffee drugs, caffeine and tannin common causes of heart,
stomach, liver, kidney and nerve disturbance.
Some people marvel at the benefits from leaving off coffee and
using Postum, but there is nothing marvelous about -it only common
sense. .
Postum now comes in two forms:
Regular Postum must be boiled. 15c and 25c pkg..
Instant Postum a soluble powder, requires no boiling. A spoon
ful stirred in a cup of hot water makes a delicious beverage instantly.
uDc and 50c tins
The cost per cup of both kinds is about the same.
"There's a Reason"
Members of Men's Religious
Federation Parade Down
town As Demonstration
for Righteousness. Tab
ernacle Crowded
Three hundred of the men of Phoe
nix paraded the down-town streets
last evening from the Y. M. C. A.,
through the business district and over
to the reformed skating rink, where
the great Brown and Curry meeting
is being held. It was quite a demon
stration for righteousness that moved
hundreds, and many followed the
throng to the auditorium and flocked
in to hear the gospel message of the
revivalists. The big ' building was
crowded, and at the close fifty people
went forward to take the proposition
made by the preacher. The subject
of the evening's discussion was
"Prisoners," and Rev. John E. Brown
delivered a powerful message upon
the subject. Xo little part of the
evenings service was the work of the
great chorus choir which really gets
better every night, and the directing
of Prof. Curry who has won many
friends by hi;( consistent' endeavor In
assisting in making the meeting a
The subject of the morning session
this morning will be "Suffering" while
tonight the discussion will be Young
People's night, just the same as the
service last night was devoted to "The
Men's Federation" of the city.
H. Perkins, in the ninth by the dis
qualification of W. A. McDonald and
in the tenth by the death of A. A.
Burke. Perkins and McDonald have
sold their holdings in their districts.
Dan P. Jones, having withdrawn
from, the association in order to be
come one of the irrigation superinten
dents on the south side is ineligible
for re-election. It is understood that
W. H. Kay and W. J. Murphy will
not run again. But aside from these
few, all the others will be candidate
By the laws of the association, the
president and vice president serve
two years, the governors one year,
ten council one year, ten two years
and ten three years. Ten councilmen
are regularly elected each year, ex
cept where there happen to be vacan
cies. Legal adviser, treasurer and secre
tary are appointed by the board each
term. The present holders of those
offices aret George D. Christy, George
H. Lutgerding and Charles A. Van
der Veer. '
-sold by Grocers everywhere.
Superintendent Mitchell of
the Street Railway Com
pany Explains the Cause
of Suspension of AVork
On Indian School Line
Some inquiry has been made why
the work' of rebuilding the Indian
school car line has been suspended,
though it has been ordered by the
corporation commission some montlu
ago. Superintendent Mitchell of tho
street railway company in a letter to
The Republican explains that the de
lay has been caused by a failure to
get the grade on First street, on ac
count of the congested condition in
the office of the city engineer. But
the company expects soon to secure
the grade, when work will be resumed
on First street. Mr. Mitchell en
closes a copy of a letter by him to
the city council on the subject, as
March 31, 1914.
The Common Council of the City of
Phoenix, Arizona.
Supplementing our written request
of November ISth last, we again re
quest your honorable body to establish
a grade on First street between Adams
and Roosevelt, and on Monroe Street
between Second Avenue and First
Street, so that we may proceed to
complete our work of track construc
tion on the above mentioned streets
in accordance with the orders of the
corporation commission of the state
of Arizona.
Some weeks ago your city engineer
was furnished by us with blue prints
giving full information regarding
trackage to be laid on said streets
as required by the corporation com
mission, which prints show single
and double tracks, all curves, cross
ings, all distances from street cen
ter, and we believe all full informa
tion, it being our desire to use the
same grade that will be used for any
paving that may be placed on said
streets at a later date.
In a letter from your city engineer
he makes mention of "The proposed
pavement on North First Street from
Adams to Roosevelt," and we again
request your honorable body to de
lay the paving of First Street for
at least one year. It is not our de
sire to 'prevent the paving of the
ntreets of the city of Phoenix, but
are strongly desirous that. First
Street be left as it has been for the
last thirty ' years unpaved. for at
least one year after the completion
of our track work, on account of the
enormous expense that it will be
necessary for this company to take
care of, on account of the laying of
the proposed tracks, and if paving
takes place at the same time it will
be a very heavy burden on this com
pany, and we consider this request
a reasonable one.
If the same terms of paving were
applied to the paving work done on
our tracks as applied to the paving
done for property holders, which al
lows them ten years to make their
payments, it would be a different
proposition, but the payment of our
entire account is due within sixty
days after same is completed.
Should the paving of First Street
be ordered at the present time, we
shall feel obliged to apply to the
corporation commission to modify
their present order so as to allow
us to lay a single track instead of
double, between Adams and Roose
velt, and we trust that it will not be
necessarylo place-us in this position,
as it is our desire to comply with
the requests made by the corpora
tion commission.
Trusting that your honorable body
will furnish us the grade as request
ed, and that the question of paving
will be delayed as suggested above,
we beg to remain.
Yours very truly,
(Continued From Pace One!
repeal champions considerable con
One of the first guns of the oppo
sition to the repeal in the senate
was fired todav bv Chairman Cham
berlain of Oregon, through the intro
duction of a resolution calling upon
the secretary of war for all avail
able information as to the cost of
maintenance of navigable rivers and
canals through which all shipping,
by the act passed in 1884. is guaran
teed passage free of tolls. In the
preamble to the resolution, it was
asserted that if the policy of the
government in relation to the Pana
ma canal tolls is reversed, the policy
with reference to all rivers anJ
canals also should be changed, and
tills charged to all shipping to pay
the government for . maintaining the
"My chief purpose in introducing
the resolution," Senator Chamberlain
said tonight, "is to show if, as the
repeal champions maintain, the toll
exemption to American ships is a
ship subsidiary granted by the gov
ernment, that it has always been
the policy of the government since
1884 to subsidize our shipping. If
we are going to charge our shipping
tolls at Panama we ought to charge
tolls elsewhere."
New York Resolution
ALBANY, March 24. The . lower
house of the state legislature today
adopted resolutions opposing the tolls
The number of organized wage
workers in the world is estimated at
At Luncheon In Honor of
George A. Bellamy of
National Association. A
Survey Determined Upon
and Money AToted
A resolution for a survey ot Phoe-,
nix under the direction of the Na
tional Playgrounds association was
adopted yesterday at, a luncheon
given by the board of trade in honor
of George A. Bellamy, a representa
tive of the association. The survey.
it was stated, would cost $400. Of
that amount, $300 was subscribed or
voted at once: $100 each by the
grammar and the high school boards
and $100 by the board of trade. As
surance was given that the rest of
the required amount would be con
tributed by the city.
There were present at the luncheon
beside the guest of honor and the di
rectors of the board of trade, each
of the school boards, the members
of the city council and Mayor-elect
Young and the commissioners-elect.
Mr. Bellamy addressed the meeting
on the subject of playgrounds and
city planning. Mr. Bellamy dis
claims being an orator but he is a
most convincing talker and he has
the important advantage of knowing
precisely what he is talking about
when he takes up the subject of-
city planning. It was essential, ha
said, that the business of beautifying
a. city should be gone about system
atically and the playgrounds should
be made a part of the plan; they
should also be located so as to be
consonant with -other improvements
undertaken at the time, or contem
plated in the future. By being "con
templated," it was understood that
he meant that it should be known
precisely what the improvements
were to be however long in the
future they might be made, and
every step would be in the direction
of harmony.
The need of playgrounds, said Mr.
Bellamy had come to be generally
recognized in every progressive com
munity. It was as important that
boys and girls should play as well
as study and that men and women
should play as well as work.
Aside, in the case of children,
from the physical advantages of
play and healthful entertainment
there is a moral advantage. In the
absence of playgrounds, affording
healthful exercise, enlisting the in
terest of the boy, he -is apt to be
found about the pool room or hang
ing about the cigar stand. Girls
grow to be better women, morally
.nd physically for the exercise on
the playground. Men and women
acquire a greater zest for the more
serious things of life in the at
mosphere of the playground.
Mr. Bellamy described the charac
ter of the survey that would be
made, the data that would have to
be collected. At the close of his
remarks there was a brief address
by the mayor-elect in support of the
riaygrounds movement and then
came the adoption of the resolution
favoring the survey.
In connection with the playground
subject, Mr. Ely of the grammar
school who was present at the meet
ing. mentioned a plan which the
board would undertake for the en
tertainment of the children of the
city on the completion of the Sev
enth street building. Arrangements
have been made for the purchase of
a moving picture apparatus with
which weekly exhibitions will be
given in the large auditorium, which
will seat 1500. .These pictures will
be of an educational character, to
quicken interest in geography, his
tory and other subjects which chil
dren generally find dull in the books.
(Continued from Page One.)
in California when they failed to re
ceive awards.
"I object," he said, "to these men
soiling their clothes in California and
then coming over here and trying to
wash them, especially w hen they try to
make me part of their dirty linen."
"If we had one or two years more
to . serve," said McDermott, "I don't
think we would tonight be accused of
wrong doing. But these men want to
delay action until another body takes
up the reins of city government. We
started in upon this fire apparatus
matter as long ago as three years. We
have taken the trouble every time we
have been out of town, to investigate
fire apparatus. These men want our
business because they are trying to get
a foothold in Arizona and to be able
to point out in other towns in this
state that they have already placed
their apparatus in the capital city.
They have become jealous and with
that a little bit dirty. Today I was
called to the Arizona Club to meet with
a committee on another matter. I
found one of these men sitting with
Brady O'Neill. One of these men made
the statement there that the Seagraves
deal was preconceived three weeks ago
and that Cisney and Warren were get
ting graft out of it.
"Later I found Cisney and told him
I wanted to have him see Daggett,
(that's the man who was sitting with
O'Neill) and to have Warren along.
Later I met Daggett at the Hotel
Adams and in the presence of Cisney
he denied having made the statement.
I object to these California fellow.
coming over here and trying to start
a dirty scrap."
Before McDermott had an opportun
ity to become seated. Mayor Christy
called him to his seat and took the
"I would like to, state," said the
mayor, "that I have been a member of
the council for five years, and this Is
the first time that anvpne has dared
to stand up and make any statement
to Be
at 3 O'clock Upon Fran
chise Business. Every
bodv Invited.
Another attempt will be made today
to get all the information possible rel
ative to the coming of the new rail
road to Phoenix and its needs in mat
ters of right of way and terminal fa
cilities, at a public hearing at the Board
of Trade building at 3 o'clock. All the
committees appointed by the City
Council on this matter Vre requested
to be present to hear the statements.
Dr. Ancil Martin, chairman of the
Board of Trade committee will preside,
and every man interested will be given
an opportunity to voice his sentiments.
It is understood the representatives of
the Tucson, Phoenix & Tidewater Rail
way Company will be on hand also and
may have something interesting to say
relative to the question at issue.
This meeting is the outcome of the
request made of the City Council at the
session on Monday night, when the
matter of the franchise for a right of
way down Madison street was before
the council. At that time additional
time in which to obtain information
was asked, and the matter was laid
over a week. It is hoped that the ses
sion this afternoon will do a lot to
wards clearing up the doubts that are
in the minds of some relative to the
road and facilitate matters so that the
company's representatives will have no
cause to complain at the treatment ac
corded them.
against a member of this body. I have
known Councilmen Cisney and Warren
for many years and I think these in
sinuations should be squelched.
"This council sent Cisney, Street Su
perintendent Thompson and myself to
various cities to look up pavement mat
ters. We were gone a week and Mr.
Cisney spent part of the time looking
up fire apparatus.
"Three years ago I was sent to
Washington to try and get permission
to sell bonds for fire equipment. The
people of Phoenix have long demanded
that we improve the equipment of the
fire department. I went to Washington
at my own expense, beyond actuai
transportation. I spent almost three
weeks in Washington trying to get the
Senators and Congressmen to permit
us to bond ourselves for $75,000 and
Congress refused to allow it, saying
Arizona was about to become a state
and that we should be able to take
care of the matter ourselves at that
"One year later we became a state
and immediately I requested the City
Attorney to draw up a bill to go be
fore the legislature asking for the same
permission. Later a bill about the
same as that originally presented, was
passed. Then came the delays of hav
ing bond elections, with the history of
which we are all familiar. Finally we
secured the money. All along the, in
surance underwriters have been telling
us that unless we secured additional
and better equipment our insurance
rates would be raised and they have
been raised in some instances as high
as fifty per cent.
"When anybody thinks this City
Council has been pushing this thing
just to spend the money before we go
out of office, they are mistaken. Three
of the commissioners-elect have this
very day asked us to complete this
"We have been accused of holding a
star chamber session. We did not hold
a star chamber session. We did close
the doors against the general public
for the only reason that it would have
been a physical impossibility to have
transacted the business with the big
crowd present that was attempting to
secure admittance to these small
"I wish to say in behalf of my col
leagues that in making charges of
graft these California men are abso
lutely mistaken.
"Few people realize the duties of a
Councilman. I wish to say, that all the
time I have been of this council, we
have held upon an average three meet
ings each week and often as, high as
five meetings. I know I have spent
one-third of the salary I have earned as
cashier of the Valley Bank in the past
three years for the mere pleasure of
being mayor and that without one cent
of salary or other remuneration from
the city. I think it is pretty poor
business for any man to charge any
member of this council with graft.
"Mr. McDermott, Mr. McKlroy and
myself want to know if we have been
associating with men who are not hon
est. I would suggest that we withhold
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final action until next Monday evening
and that in the meantime the City At
torney be instructed to confer with
these men and to make a report of
what he finds with relation to these
charges of wrong doing."
And then a resolution was adopted
based upon the suggestion of the mayor
and adjournment was taken.
All of yesterday the atmosphere
seemed highly charged and tension was
at breaking point when the special
meeting was convened last evening.
When it became known that there was
of purchasing a piano or player piano makes it pos
sible for the small wage-earner tg own a fine instrument.
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a probability that an Injunction might
be asked and that dirty charges were
likely to be preferred by the Califor
nians the councilmen interested, were
sought by their friends and who wished
to know from what sources the charges
had emenated. Upon several occasions
it seemed that clashes could hardly bo
avoided. The men accused of making
these charges did not appear in the
Council Chamber last evening while
the meeting was in session, although a
desire was expressed more than once
that they make open statements.
Established 1881
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