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Arizona republican. [volume] (Phoenix, Ariz.) 1890-1930, March 17, 1918, Image 14

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Judge Prosper P. Parker
.Judge Prosper P. rarfcer, one of the
most prominent Masons in Arizona, an
honored member of the J. W. Owen
J '.o.st, G. A. R., and for about eight
years a justice of the peace in the
I'hnenix precinct, died yesterday morn
ing at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
( y liryne, on Central avenue, six miles
south nf town. I'ntil about 10 days
ago Judge Parker had been able to go
about his usual duties. At that time
he was stricken with an attack of in
digestion which quickly developed into
the illness which brought about his
With him at the time of his death
were his daughter, and two of his three
sons. Karl H. and H. Clay I'arker. A
third son, James A. Parker who is en
gaged in work upon the state high
ways, had been notified of the serious
condition of his father, but was un
able to reach his bedside before the
end came.
The body has been brought to the
Merryman undertaking chapel where
'funeral services will lie held Monday
afternoon under the auspices of the
Masonic orders to which he belonged,
i'.urial will be made in Greenwood
.ludgo Parker, though a descendant
of good old Yankee stock, was born at
llarnston, Quebec, December 2, 1833.
There he spent his early youth and
was educated in the public schools and
the Barnston academy. His father,
Alpheus Parker, was a farmer and one
of the pioneers of that section. His
mother was a native of Vermont.
It was in 1858 that Judge Parker
rame west. He taught for a time in
the public schools of Illinois and Mis
souri. In the summer of 1859 he started
across the plains for Pikes Peak with
an ox team and landed at the present
site of Denver. He spent the summer
in prospecting and mining, and re
turned to his school work in Missouri
in the fall of that year,
i Judge Tarker made ' for himself a
civil war record of which any man
might be proud. Although he partici
pated In some of the most important
battles, among them ( 'hattanooga.
lyookout Mountain, and the siege of
Icksburg, he was never wounded. In
isi;i he joined the Missouri Home
Guards, became first lieutenant in
Company C of the Sixth Missouri Mili
tia, in the fall of the same year was
mustered out and entered the United
States volunteer service as first lieu
tenant. His regiment was at once as
signed to General Sherman's command.
In July, 1864, he was made captain
of his company and was honorably
discharged in the fall of the same year.
Having returned to his home he was
married in January, 1865, to Miss
Susan F. Hendricks, a native of Miss
ouri. She died in this city about eight
years ago.
Judge Parker made his home in
Missouri following his marriage until
1S84, when he removed to North Da
kota where he was appointed by the
governor one of the commissioners to
organize Towner county. He afterwards
engaged in farming and stock raising
and served as clerk of the district
court until he came to Arizona in 1SSS
as contractor on the South Gila canal
in Yuma county. In 1SS9 he located in
Phoenix which had since been his
Judge Parker stood high as a civil
and mining engineer, was well posted
m irrigation engineering, and at times
was engaged in enterprises of great
magnitude in Arizona. He was one of
the promoters of the. Rio Verde canal.
He was also deeply interested in min
ing projects in the New River district.
In politics he was a democrat and
filled many posts of honor in the state.
He served three terms in the terri
torial legislature. In the Twenty-
tirst legislature, tne tirst to occupy
the present capitol, he was chosen
speaker of the house, a particularly
appropriate distinction since it was he
who fought through the Nineteenth
legislature, the bill for the bonding of
the territory for the construction of
the capitol. He also served on the
staffs of Governor Franklin and Gov
ernor McCord, and as a member of the
Territorial Central committee.
About 10 years ago he was elected
justice of the peace In the Phoenix
precinct and was re-elected on three
occasions, his last term expiring one
year ago last January-. In all his deal
ings from the bench he was considered
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Compare our fabrics with those of custom
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Having in mind all the time the advantage
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one penny. Then come to us for your
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$25 to $45
New Spring Hanan Shoes
Stetson Hats
Shirts and Hosiery
Boys are well provided for at this store
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are all ready
eminently fair and his judgments were
invariably sound.
Judge Parker was a member of the
Arizona Society of the Sons of the
American Revolution. He had held the
office of commander of the J. W. Owen
Post. G. A. R. and of commander of
the Department of Arizona. He was a
thirty-second degree Mason, a member
of the Scottish Rites, Knights Templar
and Mystic Shrine branches. He was
past grand commander of the grand
commandery, Knight Templar, and
also a past illustrious potentate of El
Zaribah Temple, cobles of the Mystic
Shrine. As a Mason he was particu
larly active until but a few years pre
ceding his death. He was also a mem
ber of the Arizona Society of Civil
In the death of Judge Parker, Phoe
nix particularly, and Arizona generally
loses one of the best of citizens, a man
whose word was a good as his bond
and who was universally loved.
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"We desire to thank our many friends
and members of the Rotary club for
their beautiful floral offerings and
their kind sympathy and assistance
during the illness and death of hus
band and father.
(Adv.) It
Undoubtedly one of the most im-1
;ortant matters for the consideration
of the peopie of the Salt River Valley
at this time is the dairy siuation. That
cattle are being sacrificed because it
is impossible to sustain a dairying
proposition at prevailing prices is
testified to by many who have investi
gated. As a result important organi
zations are co-operating in the en
deavor to secure the fixing of prices
for dairy products by the government.
This movement has the endorsement
of the following organization as set
for in resolutions, adapted by the
Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, the
board of governors of the Salt River
Valley Water Users' association and
the Maricopa County Real Estate
By the Chamber of Commerce
WHEREAS the Salt River Valley,
by virtue of its ideal conditions of soil,
water and climate is ideally fitted to
carry on an extensive dairy business,
WHEREAS, a year or so ago the
Valley contained a large number of
Extend you a most cordial invitation to come in this week and inspect the many new and recent arrivals in Bed Room, Living Room and Dining
Room Furniture, as well as two solid car loads of the noted Simmons Iron Beds in all finishes.
Your dollars always hay and always will do full duty here but this week we offer you many irresistible special values.
There are many new comers to Phoenix. We welcome them and want them to inspect the large assortments this house carries. Come in. Let our
courteous salesmen quote you prices and without any obligation on your part to purchase For those who look Here usually purchase here when ready.
Below we quote a few of our splendid values.
New Weaves and Patterns of De Luxe Crex and
Crex Rugs
6x 9 size $11.00
8x10 size $14.50
0x12 size $1725
6x 9 $7.75
8x10 $11.00
9x12 $13.50
Less 10 for Cash
These rugs are very attractive and unusual designs, and close weaves,
and are sura to give you tasting satisfaction..
They solve the "Summer Rug Problem," and they are cool and attractive
Come in now while the assortment is complete.
Iron bed, spring and cotton mattress This week
"Simmons" White Enamel Bed full size and genuine steel tubing;
2-inch continuous post, with heavy Jg-inch fillers a light weight, yet.
massive appearing Bed
Stockwell'i reversible, full size, heavy cotton mattress
Simmons' all iron frame full size spring
Only one of the hundreds of wonder
ful values this store offers you.
In addition there are mattresses
from $6.50 to $45.00. Every' one a
o. standard make and built for comfort.
Springs of all kinds, $4.75 to $14.50.
White Enamel and Vernis Martin
Beads in every size, $5.50 and up.
The famous Simmons make 4
strong, durable and attractive.
Less 10 for cash.
Buck's Gas Ranges
The Range that has withstood the "test of time" and actually consumes
10 lets fuel than others. Made of sheet and cast steel, guaranteed
rust proof, 'and with aluminum enameled finish on interior of ovens.
Automatic non-gas escaping stop cocks and patent burners. Why take
the risk of buying others when Buck's for years has stood the test.
High 18x15 oven range with large broilers 4 burners and simmerer, $40,
less 10 for cash.
Low oven Ranges, $23.65, less 10 for cash.
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Place your order now
for an Ideal Fireless
Cooker, and save food
and fuel. Come in this
week and let us show
Dorris-Heyman Furn. Co.
Arizona's Leading Housefurnishers
All "Layer Felt" Mattress $10.00 This Week Only
If you do not rest well and your bed is uncomfortable this is your op
portunity to purchase a -40 lb. rolled edge, all pure cotton layer felt
mattress, with attractive striped ticking for $10.00. A special purchase
and by far the most unusual value you have ever seen in a felt mattress
for the money. Net no discount.
Leonard Cleanable Refrigerators
Lined with "Real Porcelain,"
faced on sheet steel in one solid
piece not a joint for germs to
hide in. Insulated with polar
1 felt and charcoal sheating. Ten
walls to save ice. Made of solid
oak, nicely finished in a rich
Real Ice savers and recommended
L.. A I if f I , I
A solid carload arrived Saturday.
Place your order now and save
Old Hickory Porch and Lawn Furniture
We are agents for this famous line and are
showing all of the latest patterns. The prices
are most reasonable for such standard
For instance, a large, comfortable old
hickory rocker like cut for $5.75. Less 10
for cash.
Drapery Dept. Extra Special
1 dozen 19-piece scalloped Pure Linen Luncheon Sets for this week only
$1.95 set. Just about present wholesale cost. You want to get one of
these sets. They are dandy. Net no discount.
The new Cretonnes, imported and domestic, have arrived. The patterns
are beautiful. Priced from 50c to $4.00 yard.
If you haven't a Hoosier
Kitchen Cabinet you are
without the greatest la
bor saving device yet
invented. Don't delay,
get one this week. We
are agents.
dairy stock of excellent quality pro-,
ducing a great revenue month ; by
month, and,
WHEREAS at this time there is
shown to be an alarming decrease in
the number of dairy cows by' butcher
ing and investigations have shown
that this decrease is the result of a
price for butter-fat which is now be
low the actual cost of production, and
WHEREAS, the amount of produc
tion must be kept up or prices will in
crease indefinitely with -resulting dis
advantage to the consumer, and pro
duction will be reduced to an absolute
minimum, and
WHEREAS as this time there is no
prospect of a decrease in production
costs, and further, consumers are at
all times willing to deal fairly by pro
ducers, as it is to their ultimate ad
vantage to do so and
WHEREAS, the industry under nor
mal condition is one of the most stable
and important to this valley, it
being the basis of good farming, an
aid to fertility, valuable in rotation,
with cotton and other important crops
at present grown in this valley,
-MJVV THEREFORE, be it resolved
that the attempt being made bv the
government through its agencies to re
establish the dairy industry by a' re
adjustment of prices or otherwise have
the hearty endorsement and full sup
port of the Phoenix Chamber of Com
merce; and further that this organiza
tion be ready to aid in any way possi-
Die tne ettorts of the Government in
the matter of food production.
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We can make quick delivery on
Touring Cars and Runabouts
on Sedans, Coupelets, and Town Cars
Prices F. O. B. Phoenix
Runabout . . . . . $507.85
Touring ..: ..$523.25
Coupelet $636.10
Sedan ....$774.05
; Town Car ... . . ......... . . ; . . . . . .$723.35
Chassis ... . . . ... . . . . . $471.90
., Phoenix and Glendale
Appeal' of Water Users
T. J. Riordan.
Food Administrator for Arizona,
Dear Sir:
At a reiriltnr Tnentino. rf lirt.jfl
of governors of the Salt River Valley
uier l sers association held on
March 4th a full board Vieino' lreont
and voting unanimously, the following
action was taken:
Moved anil Seconded that Wtt andnre
the action of the Maricopa County
Dairymen's association in their request
iu me rood commissioner for the
State Of Arizona, siskins' r.ii a nrifa
the producer from the manufacturer
on mint ana cream based on the cost
of production, without profit to the
producer, to be fixed after due inves
tigation; also, that we approve the
request asking for a price fixed to the
consumer after proper investigation
based on the cost price to the producer
and a fair profit to manufacturer;
also, that we approve the request Xor
the establishment of a sufficient num
ber of sampling, testing and .weighing
stations to be conveniently located for
the weighing and testing of all milk
and cteam, such stations to be under
government control and supervision
and to have the cost of operation paid
jointly by producer and manufacturer;
also, we further approve that the re
quest that the nrnrine-n r,.,-..
meivt from the manufacturer at the
first of each month fw on
delivered in the preceding month; and
"' i'i)iove me request lor a more
economical system of transportation
rrom tne producer to the manufactur
ers. Carried.
Very truly yours!
... , Secretary.
Action of Real Estate Board
, February 26, 1918.
I rank R. Stewart,
i-noenix, Arizona,
My dear Mr. Stewart:
This is to advise yoa that the Mari
copa County Real Estate board in
structed me last evening, after hearing
your statement of th J'
ening the dairy interests of the valley,
lu cyicoo iu ,uu tneir deep concern
in the matter. With the present price
of wholesale milk bringing the dairy
men a return of only about $13 per ton
for hay, costing them $30 per ton the
board believes that the prices of whole
sale milk ought to e advanced
(Signed) J. O. MOORE
Secretary Maricopa County Real Estate
JBe good to your wife, licmeniber she puts in
much of her life cooking your meals. Make it as
easy as possible, you owe her this.
Buy her a Dangler Oil Stove. For efficiency,
for economy they have no equal. We are demon
strating in our store every day, come.in let us
show you.
charged soldier is offering for sale sub
scriptions to "Trench and Camp," and
says that he is doing so under the aus
pices of the Red Cross. It is stated
that he has no authority from the Red
Cross. ' Officers have been requested
to notify., Red Cross headquarters.at
Phoenix or Mesa if the man is located.
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are assured of just the proper
flowers as well as the proper form.
We deliver such offerings at the
proper time.
Brazees Flower Shop
' . Phone 3583.
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