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The Arizona Republican
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FRIDAY MoRNlXO, I'KWtl'AIIY 111, l'.'l'i
NoImmIv is particularly satisfied
with the social scheme in which we
live today, hut that is not to the
point. Like a re ".vt tariff schedule,
it is the ! test any one has a i ifht to
expect. If it does not suit you, spin
ahout you, out (f your conscious
ness, a world more to voiir liking.
W. 'M. (lam. ile.
Piohibition Legislation
We suppose that some sort of a hill to give
fulther effect lo the prohibition amendment will
be passed by the legislature. A majority of the
members of each house at one time or another
have taken occasion publicly to Jcclare their views
on the subject of such legislation and they have
fcaid that they believe the amendment binds them
to far uk a legislature can be bound by a consti
tution to do a certain thing, to enact a law, home
law, providing additional machinery to make the
piohibition amendment more effective.
There are some members but they are in a
small minority who do not conceal their opposi
tion to prohibition, who are against the enactment
of any .statute. There are others who believe that
the amendment is self-executing and sufficient.
But thai is plainly not the case. The men who
rfepared the amendment were aware that it was
liot. They could not, or did not desire to encumber
the constitution with a mass of words which
would be purely the words of a statute. Therefore,
they directed, and the people after them, so far
as they could direct the legislature, that supple
mentary legislation should be enacted.
The objection to the Powers bill, which we may
kdmit was open to some objection was not always,
we suspect, sincere. It was certainly not in con
flict with the constitutional amendment. That
was something that did not trouble the avowed
friends of the amendment. Only those suspected
of being, or known lo be unfriendly to the
amendment were solicitous that it should not be
violated. The points of alleged conflict occurred
only in what may be regarded as a declaration of
the meaning of it.
It is, however, plainly no use now to urge the
passage of the Drachman bill, the duplicate of the
Powers bill or one of substantially the same char
acter. But we believe it to be a duty the legisla
ture owes to the people and not to the con
stitution lo enact some law that will give force and
fcffcct to the amendment, not only in localities
where public sentiment is strongly behind it but
in those counties where the majority of public sen
timent was against it. The enforcement of the
law must, therefore, rest with the stale as the
Povvers-Drachman hill . proposed, for otherwise, the
enforcement would be very spotted and we would
find that the amendment has given us only local
Old ion in spite of the expressed will of the people.
Ours and Other Children
Our self-complacency must be somewhat jarred,
our sense of racial superiority, rudely disturbed hy
a report from the school authorities of Honolulu
where it is shown that Japanese pupils rank first
and Koreans second. American boys and girls
stand sixth. The Intervening spates are occupied
by youth of other races which we are accustomed
to call "inferior."
This may suggest to us that we have fallen
into an error common to the people of nearly all
nations that of self-sufficiency. We are all prone
to regard ourselves as superior in every way to
people of different blond.
At the outbreak of toe Spanish-American war,
there was no doubt among the ra ik and file of
the Spanish population that the Americans would be
quickly routed. We suppose that a majority of the
citizens of Mexico believe us to he a weak and
ignorant nation whose existence is dependent upon
the forbearance of their government.
But returning to the subject of schools, educa
tion is more widely diffused in this country than
in many others. That is. there is a smaller pro
portion of Illiteracy than in many other countries
but not in all other countries. That is a fact, how
ever, which we believe to he due to our p.iblic
bcliool system and the vast sums which we be
btow upon it, rather than to the superiority of our
methods of teaching or the native mental super
iority of our children. The great mass of theni
have opportunity which is denied to the masses
of most other countries.
We have no defined or recognized classes hers
corresponding to the classes of European an7 civil
ized Asiatic countries, where many are born and
doomeil lo ignorance. Yet. wealth or other circum
stance gives to some American children an op
portunity which is denied others and gives to some
an opportunity superior to the opportunity that
others have, so that after all we have classes.
Comparison to determine the relative mentality
of American children ard those of foreign coun
tries or those of alien races, should, therefore be
between those of ordinary circumstances here and
those of the well-defined middle class, or lower
middle class abroad. The result is not in our
1vor. The foreigners show not only further ad
..iii'oment but also greater thoroughness We
have even been surprised at the showing made by
children of the peasant class who have been
brought to this country. The children of the Kast
Side in New York, fresh from Italy, Russia and
Poland amaze their teachers by the avidity with
which they pursue their studies and the progress
they make.
Von Hindenburg
Once again has Field .Marshal von Hindenburg
justified the confidence placed in him by the Ger
man people and proved the quality of his military
genius in the present series of Russian1 defeats.
Evidently while he lives, Hie, Russian advance to
Berlin will he effectively blocked. His repeated
icturies are the one outstanding feature of the
war, so far. No wonder he is the idol of his fellow
Tne fact that he. is a soldier of the "old
school," who won the Iron Cross in the war of
1X70, is not without significance. There is much in
teresting gossip abou the life of this distinguished
general, some of which intimates that he refused to
consider bis career ended when younger men were
anxious to displace him. He is also credited with
being the only German general who ever had the
courage to rebuke the kaiser for the manner in
which that august personage handled troops at
maneuvers. 'lis retirement followed shortly after
that incident, but he was eager to serve his coun
try when her hour of need came, and events have
I loved th&t even Ihe kaiser aas mi reason to feel
humiliated because von Hindenburg assumed to
teach him bow to play the game of war.
The prosperity regarding which the president
speaks so eloquently on the platfcrm has not affect
ed the New York postoffice. Seventy-nine carriers
have just been reduced to the status of substitutes
in the interest of economy. Wicked corporations
have some scruples about laying off employes when
limes are hard, but the gnvet nment is a law unto
itself in such matters.
The complaint that war is no longer picturesque
need not cause uneasiness. It is more bloody than
ever before, and that is the main thing, as the
principles of ' ruthlessness-" plainly tea.-h.
The Pullman company, according to a Chicago
news dispatch, has just accepted an order from the
Northern Pacific railroad for $l,r,oo,ooo worth of
equipment "virtually on a cost basis." it prefers
to keep its works running anil its men employed, it
prefers to add to the wealth ami means of the coun
try by lurning out completed and usable products
of Industry to shutting ius doors, slopping its ma
chinery, sending its people hack to the dreary homes
of idleness and want, and adding to the general
stagnation and pinch.
An official of the cum pany thus explains the
unusual stroke of business:
"Maybe it wasn't good busiiM-ss ami maybe it
was. We feel that ill times like tiese it is up to the
big concerns to set a good example by looking on
the humanitarian side."
The motive is most praiseworthy, and probably
the altruistic aspect of Hie Pullman policy is that
which will attract most attention and comment.
But from a practical pi.int of view almost higher
praise can properly be bestowed upon Ihe com
pany's resolve as an act of enlightened selfishness.
It is the sort of far-sighted stroke of business
shrewdness that wi.uld profit the country immeas
urably if it were multiplied on all sides in these
' i .! times.
The Pullman managers in the acceptance of a
contract for the Rood of their liaOn employes an.) to
the advantage m the Northern Pacific railroad, re
gardless of gain to their own concern, have dis
played an admirable appreciation of the community
of interest that binds not only the business world,
but all modurn society in a close organization,
wherein the good of one is the good of all and one
element cannot suffer without all feeling the strain.
By lining the pockets of its men the company gives
prosperity to the retailer with whom they trade.
The help reaches the wholesalers find jobbers be
hind the retailers, extends through them to the man
ufacturing interests, thence to the railroads, anil so
back again in the long run to the. Pullman works,
and this time with profit. New York Sun.
One of the reasons, surely, -why women have
been credited with less perfect veracity than men is
that the burden of conventional falsehood falls
chiefly on them. A man expects Itia wife to do this
kind of thing for him. It is sne who accepts or re
fuses their common Invitations, directs., their Joint
social maneuvers, encounters the world" for them
both on the purely social side. He is not expected
to do it any more than he is expt.ct.-d to order the
dinner. There is more straight-from-the-shoulder
talk, I imagine, among men by themselves than
among women by themselves; but that is partly be
cause women slip out of the social, harness .less fre
quently and less easily. A man among men is per
haps I tpeak under correction) More inveterately
his personal self; a woman among- women more In
veterately her social self. It may Im? that it is easier
to wear the harness constantly than to gall one'i
shoulders afresh each day with putting it on. I
am inclined to think that women are as honest
with their intimate friends as are men; but they
have had an age-long training in the penalties of
making one's self unpleasant, SV mjnny low motives
are imputed to women and most f them, at the
present day. ,mite unjustly that they are driven to
the lesser mendacities, for the sake of getting some
justice done them.--Katharine F. Uerould, in the Atlantic.
Wife Don't you think you might' manage to
keep house alone for a week while I go on a visit?
Husband I guess so yes, of course.
"But won't you be lonely and miserable'"
"Not a bit."
"Huh!" Then I won't go." New York Weekly.
A London merchant received a telephone mes
sage one morning from one of his clerks. "I am
sorry, Mr. Wilson," said the clrrk, over the wire,
"I cannot come down to the shop this morning on
account of the fog; but the fact is that I have not
yet arrived home yesterday." Exchar.ge. 1
'uimimnity 15uil1in.' Plan
to be Surest !; Mail
Order Business Subject !v
ot Attack; Mtoii Appea
for Co-operation
ri-velupnu-nt of the civic spirit ;i
I lea for ;i true 'g't-tsother.M Every
few days, a new and punch-ful iUa
will lie .sprung, showing the needs of
hoenix and suggesting remedies
the things that must lie overcome in
older that the advance of the capital
city f Arizona may lie continuous
and rapid.
Business edilori.iis and cartoons j The i-arloons will knock the knocl:
v ith a. snap to 'em, showing how the j or and boos! the booster. They may
business men can co-operate on a j hit some folks bard the truth ul
hig community-building plan, elimin- j v. ays hurts but it is a powerful ally
ate the drain ( n local prosperity by of progress. Jf you are for the ad
mail order businesses and build up anecment of the city, read the edit-
home, industries, start running
Republican this movning, and
presented to the thinking
from time to 1 line during the next
tev months. Similar campaigns are
being waged by chambers of cum
ineree a nd priv a te husi ness organiza
tions in ot her cities, but in Phoenix.
The . publican is taking to iiself
the ta:;k of spreading this new gospel
of community-building.
This morning's cartoon shows the
rials and
in The
will be j ,vill he your
readers M-o-oper:ite to
falkoy of the mail
jjiid tin individual
belief Its fl'olu t Ivdin
phase of th pi "bit ni
in a k en, convincin
The appeal of Ihe
order business
nd community
boiu-. Every
;v ill be handled
nisinoss editor-
study the cartoons that
way ot helping. Then,
make Phoenix bigger
better healthier happier and more
As a matter of fact, the new series
is an outgrowth of The Republican's
long conl i uued fight for home in
dustriesits work in behalf of the
E 1 1 i Id Now and 1 1 u y Now move
ments. The woik is being done with
the frankly expressed intention of
helping business, for in helping bu:-:i-i
ess. litis paper will help 1 'boonix.
v. hich is the object of every real
Phoenix citizin, individual or firm.
l only the cleanest, most straightfor
ward attacks will be made, and every
for c.-opeialion, and a proper I crit U ism wdt be a constructive one
Be Last
l.Telll li.li
id it t. i
There Ii
.iit;cm nt
lesent S;
Affair Will
of the Season
Interest Is Shown
West .liu-tice Precinct f Phoenix, and
idsn an office room at !' North Vnt
r:i I Avenue, at :i rental of Forty iM)
lioll.-irs per month, for a term of one
year commencing January 1, 1915, for
til.. Justice of tin- East Justice Pre-
iiict of phoenix, mill.
WHEREAS: it appears to the
Probabaly of Supervisors, th:it
Unless the iVntnil Avenue
the s.'ihl offer of
Investment Coin
is ;i f:tir ami just
hest inler'iits of
:i cori. ration
i offer, ate! for the
Tomorrow nisht the Country Club Maricopa County,
,vill uive its regular weekly dance' NOW Til KRIOFf iRK: it is
pussinly tne last oi tne series mat tliat Ihe proposition oi me
ive been hehl (lurini; . t he past trw Avenue Investment Company,
eeks. ; potation, he acceptcil, anil the
1'iiless the cluli members show i
more nmrest in the allaus it is tne i
a cor-
-f ihe entertainment i-oni-tif'.cont
nine the ilances.
hot heen the at ! enua Itie
events ;
Him h.ol
, an. I
ii., I
the event will Le th
lime to i ome.
As iii the past tnere will
music ami t)i. usual novel
if Ihe ar
memiiers mult iplietl
for some
be special
Convii t labor is a hard lint for the
Missouri legislature to crack. It is said
that the invest itjit ins committee will
recommend abolishing the contract sys
tem and the establishment of a system
of usiiitf the convicts on state work.
(IFI'ICK 1 F THK P.I IAKI) I 1- SI rt.ll-
VISiiKS, MAltlCdl'A nil'NTY,
STATIC lip ARIZONA. Phoenix,
January Is, 1H1",.
Th,. Hoard resumed session at 1"
'clock A. M. Monday January IS. P.H".,
mil there were pi'meni: . A. Moeur.
hairman, Frank Luke, and C. Warren
Peterson, Mirnlxis, and Clarence 1..
-:t.'inda;;e. clerk. -Absent, None.
Minutes of previous meeting read and
The Chairman reported that be hail
approved the following bonds. Viz:
on January 1L 191 r. the Notary Pond
if t. II. Parkinan. Principal, with the
Fidelity and lieposit Company of
Maryland, as Surety.
on January 14, llil.'i. the Notarial
Hond of John M. Ferer Principal, with
Fidelity and Deposit Company of Ma
ryland, as Surety.
The Hoard audited and allowed State
Road Accounts as follows:
Lightning Delivery Co. .. t W.0H
Talbot & Hubbard .H
Valley Hardware & plumbinc Co. 2..1II
Lamar Cobb 87 A9
Ezra V. Thayer
Lamar Cobb 31. Pi
S. F. P. P. Linen ITifi Ol
Charles Jnncker 8. fin
Standard Oil Co. 14 M
The Chairman of the Hoard was di
rected to execute vouchers for the same
payable out of the Slate Road Tax
Vernon L. Vaughn. County Recorder,
having filed his appointment of Kdith
M. Jacobs as Deputy Recorder, on mo
tion and by unanimous vote of Hoard,
the same was approved.
J. D. Adams, Sheriff of Maricopa
County, having filed his appointments
of V. P. llradiey; J. II. Knidht; James
a. Simpnon; j. Ii. Fraley: Harry Ras
kin; J. J. McC.rath: M. Joe Murphy:
W. W. Moore: A. M. Stratlon: Harry
Proops; V A. Stewart; Alex IT. David
son; W. J. Oshorn; and Romnine Field
ing, tin motion and by unanimous vote
of Board, the same were approved, pro
vided, however, that they were not to
receive any compensation for services
as such Deputy Sheriffs.
On motion and by unanimous vole,
Ihe Foard passed and adopted the fol
lowing resolution:
WHEREAS. Paragraph 3247, Chap
ter IT, Title IT,, Civil Code. Revised
Statutes of Arizona, 1913, provides that
the office rent of the Justices of the
Peace, shall be a County charge, and
WHEREAS, the Central Avenue In
vestment Company, a corporation, has
proposed to furnish office rooms at 1.14
North Central Avenue, at a rental of
Forty-Five ($45.00) Dollars per month,
for a term of one year, commencing
January 1, 1915, for the Justice of the
i and Clerk of this Hoard are here-
direcii d to enter into and execute
a lease wilh the said Central Avenue
Investment Ciinpany, a corporation,
under the terms and conditions of tlie
offer of the said corporation.
Hi X 1 1 APPKi iVFD
on motion and by unanimous vote of
Hoard, the H 1 of J. A. RiKKins, as
County S.-hool Superintendent, in the
mm of one Thousand I JI.Oihi.ihii Dol
lars, with American Surety Company
of New Yor!: as surety, was approved.
On motion and by unanimous vote of
Roald. the following resolution was
passed and adopted,
WI1F.RF.AS: Paragraph r. los Chap
Irr VI. Title r,u, Civil Code Revised
Statutes of Arizona. 1913, provides for
the holding of ele. tions in Special Road
Districts for the election of Trustee,
WHEREAS: Special Road District
Number Two. of Maricopa County, did
in pursuance with said Paragraph,
chapter, and Ti;:e. hold an i '.ei tion loi
the purpose of selecting Trustees for
said Read District, and
WHEREAS: the maid Trustees of
Special Road District Number Two.
have n.a.lc lelurns of said election to
this office, showing the results of such
election, and.
WHEREAS: it appears from said
election returns that 23 votes were cast
at said election, and that 21 of said
voles were cant for W. K. James, and
that 12 of said votes were cast for o.
J. Trife.
Now THEREFORE: the said W. K
James is hereby declared duly elected
'is Truster1', in and for said Special
Road District Number Two, for a term
of three years, commencing -on the First
Saturday in February 191".; and the
clerk of this Hoard is hereby directed
to issue n Certificate of Election to the
said W. K. James, as Trustee of said
On motion and by unanimous vote of
Hoard, the following resolution was
passed and adopted,
WHEREAS, Paragraph r.loS. Chapter
VI, Title r,n. Civil Code. Revised Stat
uteH ol Arizona, 1913. provides for the
elections of Trustees of Special Road
Districts, and
WHEREAS, Special Road District
Niimbc. One, of Maricopa County, has
under such Paragraph. Chapter and
Title, held an election. January 9, 191H,
lor the election of Road Trustees, and
WHEREAS, the Trustees of Special
Road District Number one have filed
with tliirf Hoard, the returns of said
election, and
WHEREAS, it appears from said re
turns that twenty 2t) votes were cast
at said at said election and that eleven
(111 voles were cast for S. O. Witten
for the three year term, and that four
teen (14) votes were cast for L. S.
Thompson for the two year term.
NOW THEREFORE, the said S. .
Witten is hereby declared duly elected
Trutdee in and for the said Special
Road District, for a term of three years
commencing the First Saturday in Feb
ruary, 1915, and the said L. S. Thomp
son is hereby dei lared to be duly elect
ed trustee in and for said Special Road
District for a terii of two years, com
mencing the First Saturday in Febru
ary 191.1, and the Clerk of this Board
is hereby directed to isisue Certificates
of Election to the said S. tj. Witten and
L. S. Thompson as Trustees of said
POINTED On motion anil by unanimous vote of
Hoard, the following resolution was
duly passed and adopted:
WHEREAS, Paragraph 2481, Chap
ter IV, Title 10, Civil Code, Revised
Statutes of Arizona, 1913, provides for
the selection of County Contract Phy
sicians and
WHEREAS, Dr. W. R. Franklin of
Buckeye, has submitted a proposition
to care for tiie Indigent sick of the
Buckeye Justice precinct, for the sum
of J21.ini per month, payments to be
made Uarterly, and
WHEREAS, it appears to the Hoard,
of Supervisors, tnat the proposition of
Dr W. R. Franklin was the lowest and
best offer sumitted,
NOW THEREFORE, it is ordered
that the proposition of Dr. W. R.
rraiiHiui ne accepted, ami i ne t hairman
and the Clerk of this Hoard are hereby
directed to enter into a Contract with
the said T)r. W. R. Franklin for the per- ;
formante i,t such services.
POINTED. On Motion and by unanimous vote of
Board, the following resolution was
passed and adopted:
WHEREAS, Paragraph 24S1, Chapter
IV, Title ID, Civil Code, Revised stat
utes of Arizona, 1913, providers for the
selection of County Contract Physi
cians, and
WHEREAS, Dr. L. H. Richards of
c.ila Bend has submitted a proposition
to care for the Indigent sick of the Gila
Bend Justice Piecinct, for the sum of
Fifteen ($1.1.(i0i Dollars per month,
payments to be made ipiarterlv, and
HOARD of Supervisors, that the nro-
I position of Dr. L. H. Riehard was the
j lowest and best offer submitted,
' Now THEREFORE, it is onlered,
that the proposition of fir. L. H. Rich
ards be accepted, and the Cliaiiman
and the clerk of this Hoard are hereby
directed to enter into a Contract with
the saiil Dr. L. H. Richards for t lie per
l ot ma nee of such services.
On motion and by unanimous vote of
Board, the following resolution was
duly paused and adapted:
WHEREAS. Paragraph 24S1, Chaptei
IV, Title It). Civil Code, Revised Stat
utes of Arizona, 1913, provides for the
selection of County Contract Physi-
ians, and
WHEREAS, Dr. D. Keith, of Wiek-
enburg, has submitted to this Hoard, a
proposition to care for the Indigent
sick of Wickenburg and Vulture Justice
Precincts for the sum of $300.00 per an
num, payments to be made iiiarterly,
WHEREAS, it appears to the Hoard
of Siip-rvit-ors, that the proposition of
Dr. D. Keith was the lowest and best
offer submitt d.
NoW THEREFORE, it is ordered,
that th" propositi,,,, of Dr. D. Keith he
accepted, and the chairman and the
Clerk of this Board are hereby directed
to enter into a contract with the said
Dr. 1). Keith for the performances of
such services.
on motion and by unanimous vote of
I'.oard. stood at recess until Nine
o clock A. M. Wednesday, January 'Mi
1915. " " '
W. A. Moeur
Chairman. Hoard of Supervisors.
cTnrenv r. Standape,
Phoenix Title and
Trust Co.
Offers buyers of Real Es
tate an absolute protec
tion in its
means a saving to
you- -if you buy
your car from us, you
will save time, mon
ey and worry. We
are Here to stand
back of all the cars
we sell.
Hire a little salesman at The Re
publican office. A Want Ad will see
more customers than you can.
An Ordinance Prescribing the Rules
of Procedure For the Hearing of
Charges Against the City Manager.
NIX. as follows:
SEC. 1. Xo charges other than
those presented at the meeting of the
Commission held on the 22nd day ot
January, 1915, and the meeting held
on the 9ih day of February, 1915
hall be heard or considered, unless
such new and additional charges rr
reduced to writing, and by resolution
f the Commission be directed to be
served upon the City Manager and br
heard and determined as the Commis
sion may direct, provided that such
new and additional charges, if pre
ferred hy some person or persons
ther than the City Commission, shall
be supported by affidavit filed with
the City Clerk, and no new or addi
tional charge shall be heard or de
termined in connection with those
presented at said meetings unless
said City Manager shall have full and
fair opportunity to answer the same
at paid hearing; and if a reasonable
adjournment upon the day set for
the hearing of said resolutions be re
quired by the City Manager, such ad
journment shall be granted him as a
matter of course.
F-EC. 2. At the hearing of said
charges the City Manager shall be
permitted to be represented by coun
sel who may examine and cross ex
amine witnesses, and otherwise assist
him in the presentation of his de
fense. The Commission may likewise
be lepresented by counsel to be desig
nated by the Mayor, but not more
than two counsel in behalf of the
prosecution of the charges shall be
privileged to examine and cross ex
amine witnesses and address the
SEC. 3. The evidence may be pre
sented either in the form of affi
davits or official documents or by the
oral examination of witnesses pro
duced at the hearing, who shall be
sworn by the City Clerk to testify
to the truth, the whole truth and
nothing but the truth. Affidavits
shall not be received unless It be
shown that the persons making the
same are unavoidably absent from the
City of Phoenix at the time of the
hearing, or by reason of illness are
not able to attend the henring. No
affidavits shall be received at the
hearing unless copies of the same
shall have been served by the party
offering it upon the counsel for the
opposite side at least one day before
it is offered.
SEC. 4. The Mayor shall preside
at the hearing and shall see to it
that the hearing is conducted in an
orderly and decorous manner, and
shall have power and is hereby au
thorized to enforce his orders in that
behalf by ordering the arrest or re
moval from the room in which such
hearing shall be conducted of any
and all persons who shall fail or
refuse to comply with his orders.
SEC. I. The order of proceeding
at said hearing shall be as follows:
Evidence in support of the chaiges
shall first be admitted. The City
Manager may then present his evi
dence constituting his defense. Fpon
Ihe conclusion of the evidence for
the defense, evidence in rebuttal of
the evidence introduced in behalf of
the City Manager may then be heard,
and if new matter be introduced in
rebuttal, the City Manager may then
introduce evidence to meet such new
evidence. At the conclusion of the
taking of the evidence as aforesaid,
the hearing shall terminate and the
matter shall be submitted to the
Commission for its determination and
SEC. n. The City Commission may
of its own motion, or at the request
of the City Manager, or the party or
parties making the chaiges. may ap
point a competent stenographer or
stenographers to take the testimony
and proceedings produced at the hear
ing. WHEREAS, the immediate opera
tion of this ordinance is necessary
for the preservation of the public
peace, health and safely, an emerg
ency is hereby declared lo exist, and
this ordinance shall be in full force
and effect from and after its passage
by the Commission and approval by
the Mayor, and is hereby exempted
from the provisions of the city char
ter relating to the referendum.
PASSED by the Commission of the
City of Phoenix, this Pith day of
February, 191 r.
APPROVED this Pith day of Feb
ruary, 191",.
Attest: Mayor.
lorado SpriiiKS. Colo.,
January .".01 h. 1915.
Pursuant to the by-laws of tin)
NOTIFIED that the annual meeting
of the stockholders of TIIE MID
WEST OIL COMPANY will he held
at the office of the Company in the
City of Phoenix, State of Arizona, at
two o'clock p. m. on Thursday the
4th day of March, 1915, for the pur
pose of electing the Board of Di
rectors and for the transaction of ail
other business pertaining to the
Company which may come before
aid meeting. Books for the transfer
of stock will close at the conclu
sion of business on February 2S 1915,
and will reopen on Ihe day follow
ing the adjournment of said meeting.
J. L. WARREN', President.
Attest: A. L. 1 1 ESS, Secretary.
Stockholders annual meeting of the
Vulcan Oil and (Ms Company.
The regular annual meeting of the
Stockholders of the Vulcan Oil and
Cas Company, will be held at the
office of the said company, at Hav
ana. Montgomery County, Kansas, on
Monday, March 1st, at 9 o'clock in
the morning of said day, for the pur
pose of electing a. board of directors,
for the ensuing year, and for the
of transacting such other
as may properly come be
meeting. F. G. MOTT, President.
W. N. Banks, Secretary.
fore the

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