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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, TUESDAY MORNING, FEDttUARY ), 1!715
ARE YOU GOING TO
Tint Those W-aJls?
Now is The time to cliaiic the color of thosv old
v.-ills with Murcsco, or Alalnstiw. .Muirsco is ;i
lint water tint and Alabistine is a cold water tint,
they will itiuity the walls, make them look 100
jier cent hotter. Call for color cards. Taints, Var
nishes, Stain and IJi'iishos.
EZRA W. THAYER
EVERYTHING IX HARDWARE
1J 1-1 JO E. Washington St. 1:17-133 E. Adams.
Amusements
ARIZONA THEATER
TODAY FOR THE LAST TIME
ontag
The Notorious California Outlaws
or
"THE FOLLY OF A LIFE
OF CRIME"
IN SIX PARTS
LAMAR A
TODAY
Daniel Frohman Presents
JAMES K. HACKETT
In
"The Prisoner
of Zenda"
COLISEUM
THEATER
Home of Yaudeville
Cunningham & Rose
America's Greatest Trav
-estv Stars .
The Creightons
Australia's Greatest En
tertainers Hazel Edwards
Sinuer and Child Imper
sonator Four Reels Mutual
Movies
Prices alwavs the same
10c and 20c
ARIZONA
T T C aG T T lf
J Lf l O XLt J PI
10s and 20c
EMPRESS
HIGH SCHOOL
AUDITORIUM
LAMARA
Regale
Evans
10 DEMAND SIGNS FOR
RESIDENCE DISTRICTS
i
j Street signs fur the residence tlis-
triets (if Phoenix will be demanded by
the civics committee of the chamber of
commerce. Chairman (His Xoll of the
committee will work out a plan where
by the outlying streets may be signed
conveniently nnd cheaply, and will
present it to the chamber, that the city
commission may be aslted to co-operate.
The need of street signs came up
once before, and as a result of the co
operation of the old board of trade, all
the business streets have been well
provided with signs.
LA MARA
TODAY and
TOMORROW
At the
Old Cross
Roads
In Five Parts
ARTHUR C. AISTONS
Greatest Production
Featuring
Estha
Williams
Wednesdav and Thursday
.70IIY BARRYMOIJE IN
"THE MAN FROM MEXICO"
Today Cunningham and Rose, The
Creightons, Hazel Edwards and four
reels of Mutual movies.
The Great La Wayne
Hypnotic; Wonder
PROF. EDW. W. CLARK
will lecture on EGYPT,
WITH COLORED SLIDES,
Seats .Inc. 8 P. M., FEB. 10, 1915. Under
Auspices. COLLEGE CLUB.
Seats on Sale at the Owl l)rug Store and
at the II. H. McXeil Co. ,
Tuesday and Wednesday
ESTHA WILLIAMS
In "At the Old Cross Roads"
TUES. AND WED. The last and best episode of
"THE TREY O' HEARTS," featuring Cleo Madison
and Geo. Lark in. Prices 5 and 10c.
FALSE STORIES
Eastern Newspapers Tell of
City Streets Flooded.
Families Driven from
Their Homes, and R. II.
Greene Protests
According to clippings received from
various eastern newspapers. Phoenix
was in a dire plight (luring the recent
rise of the Verde and Salt Kivers. Ac
cording to the stories sent out the busi
ness streets were flooded, many fami
lies rendered homeless and a general
condition of wreck and ruin obtained.
"It w mid be bad enough if these
stories were true." said R. H. Greene,
president of the Home Builders, yes
terday, but they were so greatly with
out foundation Phoenix is fiurt rather
than benefitted by such unwarranted
publicity.
I have just received a letter from
Elliott Lee, president of the Anderson
Loan association, of Anderson, Ind.,
and also quite a heavy stockholder in
the Phoenix Home Builders. The let
ter speaks for itseir, but there is ohe
clause in regard to the fires which oc
curred in Phoenix about the first of
November and also about the recent
floods which were published so prom
inently throughout the east that should
be refuted. These unfounded stories
are undoubtedly doing heavy damage
to the community. 1 have had several
letters recently along the same line as
that of Mr. Lee."
The letter of Mr. Lee follows:
February 4, 1915.
"Mr. R. H. Greene,
Phoenix. Arizona.
Dear Sir:
I have been hearing bad reports from
your country and write to know how
much truth there is in them. I saw in
the papers that you bad a flood in' the
Salt River valley and that the streets
of Phoenix were flooded. " It is also re
ported that there is much dissatisfac
tion in your state since it was voted
dry. and that there have been many
mysterious fires in your city of late.
What truth is there in these reports?
"I returned from Florida a short
time ago, where I spent three weeks
looking over that state. I must admit
I was disappointed, both in the climate
and country. It is not to be compared
with your country in any way. It is a
low. wet country and has a clamp, chil
ly atmosphere. It is pleasant when tVe
sun shines, which was but little wh!te
I was there. There is quite an immi
gration from the north clown there and
many are making investments in or
ange nnd grape fruit groves, or in lands
to be cleared and planted in same. They
have all kinds of schemes to induce the
investor. Their groves are full of fruit,
with no market. I heard of a ear load
that a party shipped to a commission
agent, and when it was disposed of the
agent sent him a bill of $14.00 to pay
balance due for expenses of same. The
tourists and investors form about all
the smith's resources this year.
The Anderson Loan Association is
loaning again, the first since last Oc1
tober. We hoped to reach j:),0oo,10n.0n
assets by the first of the year and had
almost that amount October 1, but lost
in the last quarter. Enclosed find an
nual statement.
We have had a very severe winter. I
think the most cold weather of any
winter for years. It was seventeen be-
'U.TBr. de luxe!-- 3
TONIGHT
THE
SQUAW MAN
Matinee Wedne s d a y
and Saturday.
Phone
1777
For Reservations
7
EMPRESS
Klaw & Erlanger presents the
beautiful Indian story of
STRONGHEART
In connection with
LaWayne
THE HYPNOTIC
WONDER
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Prices 10 and 20 cents
L TABLEAUX
GUILD'S ATTRACTIOM
Interesting Amateur Performance to
be Given at the Woman's Club
Friday Evening by Young
People
The first, and by far the most in
teresting amateur attraction of the
.season is scheduled for Friday eve
ning when a group of musical ta
bleaux will he given at the Woman's
club under the auspices of the Guild
of the Trinity Pro-Cathedral.
The entertainment will be given
under the direction of Mrs. James
Westervelt and will be followed by
general dancing. It will be a fash
ionable gathering that will witness
the tableaux that have been care
fully selected. "The Hoy and the
Toot" will open the program with a
coterie of charming children compris
ing; Charlyn Christy, Eleanor Wilkin
son, Jack Page, Albert Roundtree,
John Fennemore and Billy McGill.
"The Minuet" will be interpreted by
M.arjorie Sears and Stanley Platten
burg. Little Miss Jane Parish and
John Gage Dennett will be featured
in "A Valentine" and Marcia Van
der Veer and Uelamere Harbridge in
"Little Man and Little Maid" and
the junior numbers on the program
will be complete with "An April
Girl," by Etheldrieda Seabury and
the "Good Morrow, Pretty Rose
Bush," by Sylvia Lewis. Following
the intermission Miss Lilly Wester
velt and Robert P.eardsley will be
seen in "Comin' Thro' the Rye." Miss
Katharine Kennan and Ernest Uen
nett in VThe White Dawn is Steal
ing." Miss Xellie Teasdale and Miss
Winifred Waite in "One Fine Day."
Miss Ruth Griffin nnd Jack Wester
velt in "Under the Rose." Miss Ruth
Ainsworth. Miss Claire Sanders. Miss
Eleanor Sloan. Miss Ruth Jessop and
Lester Byron in ' ' Brown Eyes or
Blue Eyes" and Mrs. Frederick Sears
and Jack Westervelt in "All the
Rage."
The soloists will include Mrs. W.
Galen F.urris. Miss Egleston, Miss
Aria Pembleton, Jek Westervelt.
William Conrad Mills and Master
Watson Defty. Mrs. William E. Defty,
Mrs. Ray Wayland and Miss Xellie
Teasdale will be the accompanists.
low one time, and there has been much
zero weather, with lots of snow.
I received your dividend check some
days ago, and your fifth annual sta'e
ment, which shows your business to be
in a good healthy condition. Please
accept thanks. I had hoped to visit
your country this winter, but hardly
think will since taking my trip to
Floiida. If convenient, will be pleased
to hear from yon.
Very truly yours.
ELLIi iTT LEE.
o
FLAGSTAFF WANTS THE
ANNUAL TAX CONFERENCE
Inviting the tax commission to
hold its annual inquisitorial confer
ence at Flagstaff, h. delegation from
the Coconino capital waited on mem
bers of the commission Saturlay.
The annual ta conference, which
t rings together the state boards of
equalization, the boards of supervis
ors and assessors of all the counties
of the state, is usually held in July.
The attendance is seldom less than
100 and the members of the confer
ence for practically one week: adds
not h little to the money in circula
tion in the town selected. Last
year the conference was held at
Prescott.
L. E. Hart, shairman of the board
of supervisors, R. T. Brown, member
W. II. Power, county engineer and
John W. Francis, mayor of Flagstaff,
waited or. the commission. The
ouestion of the location of next sum
mer's meeting will be left to the
assessors and boards of supervisors
to decide.
LABOR AGITATOR IS
NOW UP FOR TRIAL
Charged with "maliciously and
willfully disturbing the peace," George
List, a member of the Cooks and
Waiters' union, is on trial in the su
perior court.
The charge of disturbing the peace,
was placed against List early in Oc
tolwr, by A. G. Smith, proprietor of
the Xew Palace Cafeteria, when he
became embroiled with the union,
over the question of employing union
labor in his restaurant. At that time,
List Is said to have been engaged in
picketing in front of the restaurant,
and declaiming in a loud voice, that
the New Palace Cafeteria was unfair
to organized labor, and should not
he patronized.
According to the testimony of Mrs.
Roberts, the cashier of the place at
that time, the noise that List suc
ceeded in making, forced her to quit
her position, as she was unable to
successfully make change. She fur
ther testified that he could be heard
i the rear of the place, and that the
piano was moved to the front, in or
der to drown t List's votce. Several
of the employes of the place, testi
fied in a like manner, that the noise
was such that it could be heard in
every portion of the Cafeteria.
At the time of the opening
of the cafeteria Smith appealed to
the city commission for protection
against the union picketers. His son
was arrested for pointing a gun nt
two. plain clothes officers, who ruled
that as young Smith did not know
that the men were officers, and that
as soon as he became aware of their
identity, he lowered his gun, he could
not be held.
Attorney F, C. Stpulnieyer js de-
MUCH BUG
FOR JANUARY
Report of Building Inspec
tor Herbert J. Mann,
Shows Considerable Ac
tivity and Many Inspec
tions Made by Ills -Dept.
The report of City Building Inspec
tor Herbert J. Mann for the month of
January, just made public, shows there
is reasonable building activity, espe
cially for this time of the year. Dur
ing January the value of the build
ings represented in the permits issued
aggregated $4fi,!jf5.00.
In detail the report of Inspector
Mann follows:
'1 permits' for business build
ings, valuation $26,000
8 permits for additions and re
pairs to business buildings...
12 permits for residences
16 permits for additions and re
pairs to residences
1 removal
6.345
9,600
4,"i20
100
Total $40,r,65
Fees collected, $61.10.
Inspections made, 156.
Changes ordered, 20.
The "ruins at Sixteenth avenue and
Jefferson were found in a dangerous
'condition and ordered razed. The real-
addition to the Hotel Irving at 221
West Adams street was found in a
dangerous condition and ordered cor
rected. Electrical Inspections
"S permits issued.
ir0 inspections made.
53 final inspections.
53 approvals issued.
40 corrections ordered.
Fees collected, $194.55.
Old wiling condemned in the fol
lowing: 516 Xorth Centra! avenue.
221 West Adams street.
215 East Polk street.
28 East Washington street.
630 North Fourth street.
Plumbing Inspections
25 permits issued. ,
55 inspections made.
15 changes ordered.
Fees collected, $42.05.
Unsanitary plumbing condemned at
the following places:
122 West Adams street.
1538 West Monroe street.
A complaint regarding the rulings
of this department at 45 Lynwood
street, was made by the Horrall-Rel-las
Plumbing Co. The matter was in
vestigated by a committee of five
master plumbers which unanimously
upheld the building inspector in his
decision.
Gas Fitting
23 permits issued.
22 inspections made.
2 changes ordered.
Summary
Total fees collected. 1.70.
Total inspections made. 436.
The work of this office during Jan
uary was handled by the city inspec
tor of buildings, one assistant and a
stenographer, one half of whose time
is charged to this office, answered the
phone, attended to the issuing of per
mits and performed clerical work for
the other departments.
Recommendations: would earnest
ly recommend that the plumbing and
gas fitting ordinances be revised. The
present plumbing ordinance is inde
finite in some points, conflicting in
others and in great need of general
revision. The fees in the ordinance
relating to gas fitting are Inequitable,
and unjust, and the wording is such
that the ordinance may be construed
in almost any manner.
Respectfully submitted,
HERBERT J. MANX,
City Inspector of Buildings.
HUTCHINS SELLS TWO
OVERIANDS ON TOUR
Overland Man Says he is Strong for
Motorcades if they Stimulate
Trade That Way
One excellent result of the motor
cade to Scho Canyon Sunday was fjie
sale by Manager Hutchins of the Over
land company, of two new cars.
A model SO roadster went to Dr.
Sturgeon of Globe, who will drive his
purchase home.
W. W. Franklin, proprietor of the
Modern Barber Shop of this city saw,
was pleased with, and bought a model
81.
Hutchins says that if the automobile
runa are going to stimulate trade like
that, he is doubly strong for 'em.
fending. List, while County Attorney
Lyman is conducting the case for the
state.
America's
Greatest
Cigarette
II Makmaf the Highest GmlcTuriish I
II andEfptionCmtlesinlluWJ I
Red Crown has
lots of "pep"
If but burns clean.
CBOWCJ-
Vt he Gasoline of Quality II
is refinery gasoline every drop. J '
y It's the best gasoline the Standard imw-
Oil Company can make. Dealers jOV
Standard Oil Company J iftftififtjl
A. L. GARFORD
IT SAN MARCOS
(Jh'o Leadt
r in Progressive
Party
Chandler
of Ijjirire
eern
clustered at the
Hotel. Founder
Automobile Coii-
A. L. Garfun
Ohio are regif
tent -rrivnls a
1 and wife of Elyria
tercel among the re
i the Motel San Mar-
6 The Best
No other baking
powder will raise
nicer, lighter bis
cuits, cakes and
pastry, none is more
pure and wholesome
DU
Then Why
( S
Fairbanks-Morse Engines
Schieren's Duxbak Belting, Pulleys, Shafting, Pumps, Etc
ARIZONA HARDWARE SUPPY CO.
JrdAre. and Jackaon "We Have the Stock" Phoenla
Phoenix Directory
Automobiles Garages "Accessories
Arizona Motor
Company, inc.
an7AI19 LY- WORK
WORK SOLICITED.
Vulcanizing Works
BUICK
W. W. CATLIN COMPANY, State Agenti
Garage and Salesrooms
313 North Central Avenue. Phone 1450
CAPITAL
AUTO SUPPLY CO.
FRANKLIN
Ford Motor Car
MASTER CARBURETORS
C ONGRESS TIRES
MAXWELL
OKA IT n R DdMniy
g7.v k Davis St.rter326-28-30 N.
Huntsman-Hotchkiss
Overland Co.
227-229 North Center
Phone 1916
REPUBLIC TIRES
Reliable Rubber Works
306 North
Official A. A.
108 North
REO
ccs, at Chandler. Mr. Garford is lino
of the best known capitalists and
manufacturers in the state of Ohio.
Of Into years he has been the lead-
;er oi the progressive party in that
; state.
1 Two years ago. he was the pro
gressive candidate for governor, beint;
I defeated by a small majority. At
jthe state election last fall he was the
j Party's candidate for senator, losing
; the tusa. to 1 lie republican nominee.
, Mr. Garford was the founder of
the Garford Automobile Co., which
manufactured the overland, and the
i Garford, up to a few years ago. when
i his interests w,.re taken over In
utile Willys-Overland Company of To
j ledo, in which place the car is now
made.
j He still maintains huge interests
iin Elyria. the "one hundred per cent
i city,"
b-ublh
and
men
om
Hle of the best known
Buckeye state.
at Any P nee
Pay More?
AUTOMOBILES Everything for tk
automobile carried In atock.
FIRST AND VAN BUREN STREET
111
A
VULCANIZING OF ALL KINDS DONE PROMPT-
GUARANTEED. OUT OF TOWN
107 W. Washington Bt.
Overland Phone 121
MOTOR CARS. W. A. Horrell
521 N. Central. Phone 1221
Expert Service Men
ACCESSORIES
U. 8. TIRES, OIL8, GREAVE
Everything But the Auto
517 N. Central Ave. Phono 1071
THE EASIEST RIDING CAR ON THE MARKET
TODAY
GEO. HAGEMAN, Distributor for Arizona
Corner Second and Adami Street '
5-Paetenger, 1565. Runabout, It 11
EDWARD RUDOLPH, Agent
308-310 E. Adams St.
Maricopa County Agent for Firestone
Tires
Beth Are Big Money Savers.
The Best in the World.
SOUTHWESTERN CARBURETOR CO.
309-315 North Central Avenue
O'NEILL AUTO & SUPPLY CO.
T. B. Trent, Manager. Automobile Repairing
Coodyear Tires Auto Accessories
Central
Phons Ml
FEDERAL
TIRES
Transcontinental Garage
108 N. Second Ava.
Arizona Distributors. Phone 1581
The only completely
equipped vulcanizing plant
In the city. AH work ab
solutely guaranteed.
Central Avenue.
A. Transcontinental Garage.
Second Avenue, Phone 1581

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