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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1918
PAGE THREju ave an d Buy More LB ERTY BONDS A Dentist Makes a Helpful Suggestion i ' ! " l'' 4 A ; .ri if rfllwil wii nMiMnfi),f(iiMifamtii Iii this hour of our coun try's peril it is necessary that every person back the government to his utmost. All must buy Liberty Bonds and con tinue to buy-them as long as the war lasts. For the man who has a large bank account or a big income it is no diffi cult problem. To most people it is a matter of small economies here and there which permit him to save enough money to invest in Bonds. A SUGGESTION Take advantage of every econ omy. As a dentist, let me suggest that the saving you will make in coming to me for your dental work will contribute, in no small measure, to the fund you are setting aside to purchase Liberty Bonds. WHY I CHARGE LESS My reasons for charging less are the same as my reasons for advertising. It brings me greater volume of business. There is more profit in a large volume of business than in only the occasional client. It is you who benefit by the fact that I use sound business methods in connection with my profession. REASONS FOR PATRONIZING ME My initial college training was thorough and complete. Since then I have had many years of practical experience which has led me in contact with every class of dental work. My practice over all these years has given me a long list of friends, any of whom will attest to my ability and integrity. All the latest equipment is installed in my offices. They are large, cheerful and centrally located. Ex amination and consultation are free. Make your ap pointment today. 1UA SANITARY SYSTEM Above Goldbergs' Clothing Store Phone 3080 36 E. Washington St. MOBIL G I VE F RECEIPTS TO BUY SM1LEAGE BOOKS T HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING Under a plan just announced, mo tion picture houses all over tho coun try are pledging .themselves to turn over 10 per cent of their gross receipts for one day each month to the Smile age division of the war department commission on training camp activ ities to be used in supplying smile- age books to the men in training. This arrangement Is to continue dur ing the duration of the war. The Idea originated with Leonard Meyberg of the Clifford Film Corpora tion of Los Angeles, who secured the approval of the war department sev eral weeks ago, and is now voluntarily touring a number of large cities lin ing up the motion picture houses to sign the pledge. The General Film corporation and a few other Import tint picture organizations are already helping in the campaign. Eight houses under the jurisdiction of the former have signed the pledge. In as far as possible the smileage will be supplied to soldiers of those states and cities from which money is sent in. Smileage books are books of coupons which serve as admission to the Liberty theaters. They come in two sizes, one containing 25-ceM coupons, and the other 100 5-cent cou pons. Instead of buying a ticket, the soldier tears off the nuber of coupons to the amount of the seat he wishes to purchase and presents them at the door. Requests by soldiers for smileage coming into the Washington office have heretofore been forwarded to the smiltage chairman in their respective states. Mr. Meyberg's plan will not only provide a great many men In service with an opportunity to attend the theatrical performances in camp. but will greatly simplify the handling of requests which, with the new fund created, will be filled immediately di rect from Washington. o The first meeting of the Gilbert Parent-Teachers" association and the annual teachers' reception was held Tuesday evening. A program was given and a lunch was served. The P.-T. A. held their annual election of officers and other business transac tions. All the officers of the previous year were retained. Mr. and Mrs. Ware, Mr. and Mrs. Eddy and Mrs. Ida Hadlock motored to Glendale Friday to attend the auc tion sale of Robert Rudland of that place. Miss Adah Ware and Miss Myrtle Lines left for Phoenix last Sunday. Miss Ware has entered Lamson's business college. Miss Lines is en gaged in kindergarten work. She will also continue her study in music at the Arizona School of Music. Ray Creed and wife and little daughter, Pauline, left Monday for Phoenix, where they will be located for the winter. Frank Went has gone to Phoenix and is working in Korricks' depart ment store. J. O. Welch left for Shenandoah, Iowa, September 25, with a carload of dows, which he was shipping to that place. Quite a numoer or Gilbert people went to Tempe Wednesday afternoon to view the war relic train, which is touring the state. Jnhn Montgomery or fnoenix, re publican candidate for sheriff of Mari copa mounty, was a Gilbert visitor Fri day. Miss Amy DInsmore will give a food demonstration at the domestic sci ence room Wednesday, October 16, at 0 o'clock. The public is invited to attend. o MISS THOMAS' School for Girls (ST. CATHERINE'S SCHOOL) Boarding and Day School for girl under 15 years. 7th year begins October 1st. Out-of-door classes, individual attention. Limited home department. Address, MISS THOMAS, 325 W. Adams St, Los Angelas, Cal. 'm iijiMu .iu.nuaiiM, 7. v..-- fmv5sa man U-HWritimi3kWM. "This unusually small Grand Piano has an astonishing fullness of tone and a ravishing sweetness. Its mechanism reproduces the finest and most intimate intention of the player and its outward graceful form is in accordance with modern demands." "PROF. T. LESCHETIZKY" ( Instructor of Paderewski, Hambourg. Goodson and Gabrilowitsch.) MignomtteGrand ni.i,iiinwi' i 'ji ii Mi' - - I . bV-fV. I REDEWILL MUSIC CO. Established in 1881 SR 1 BY COMPMlT HE KEEPS "From the standpoint of the adver User," said a prominent Phoenix mer chant, "there are two classes of news papers, those which have the confi dence of their readers, have standing in their communities, and those which do not have it. "For several years I was' advertising manager for a large retail firm on the coast, and of two important morning papers I patronized only one, for the simple reason that I got results from it, and the reason I got results was its standing in the community. "The average reader of the other paper rated its news columns in this way. They deducted 20 per cent for exageration, 20 per cent for misin formation, and 10 per cent for the publisher's bias. In other words, they rated and believed in the news col umns of the paper only to the ex tent of 50 per cent. "Now if my advertising appeared alongside news matter in which the public had only a 50 per cent confi dence, it naturally followed that my advertising was likewise rated the same way, for. after all, the public be lieves implicitly in the old and true saying about the company one keeps, and the company in which my adver tising Is found is equally a matter ol importance, for I cannot afford to have it in any but the best of com pany. "It is Just the same as If I took a woman's suit that costs $100, and is worth every cent of it. When it Is put in my window, its value shows, but if I were to hang it in the window of a junk shop it would not look like it was worth $100 and as a matter of fact, It would be difficult to get one- ttnth its value unless it was shown in the proper atmosphere and sur roundings. "My advertising carried In the Re publican brings me results, and I con sider the standing in the community of this publication to be of as much importance to my business as the style, cut, ' make and general exclusivcness of the stock I carry. CALL YOUNG IN TO LEARN TO BE FLYERS Attention again is invited by the war department to the fact that the Air Service is receiving applications from enlisted men of the Air Service and ci vilians who are citizens of the United States between the ages of 18 and 30 years inclusive, for flying commissions. Applications for balloon commissions are also being received from enlisted men of the Air Service and civilians who are citizens of the United States between the ages of 18 and 45 years inclusive. Civilians between the ages of 18 and 30 years inclusive are eligible for ex amination for flyers. Between the ages of 18 and 45 years inclusive for exami nation for balloonists. For a civilian to obtain an examina tion he must fill out and submit to the aviation examining board, and attested by an affidavit, aiv appliction and must also be examined physically by a repu table physician. Applicants residing In Arizona may obtain application blanks by mail by request from the Aviation Examining Board Headquarters, tort bam Hous ton, Texas. When an applicant is inducted into the Air Sen-ice, Aeronautics, by an order of the examining board, he is given the rank of private and will re ceive orders to proceed to some ground school for training in flying. o Puv Irketn (n thA "WT.Y" T.oi-tiir. Cnnre. rif anv bifh spllArtl nr oichth grade student, and get them today. A1V. Night FIRST "CHAUFFEURS" WERE BRIGANDS ( Popular Science) Here Is justification for a bit of ur American slang. It seems that the word chauffeur means "scorcher." Over a century ago some particularly brigandish brigands lived on he tbor derland between France and Germany. To force ransoms from their captives these desperadoes grilled the soles of their victims' feet before a fierce fire. So the countryfolk referred to the band as scorchers or, in French chauffeurs. Not so many years back, when these same imaginative French were in need of a descriptive name for motor car drivers, they hit upon the word chauf feur. Just how much "scorching" of a more modern kind these up-to-date brigands of the road indulged in is best divulged by police records of fines for speeding. D Wuvfl I r. Tha Firm Thai Maria Arizona Musical &wnw " vVlOmDIAf 222-224 West Washington St. MYU 1YM1 UMIJ AtFLAGSTAFF THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL ' will furnish you comfort and contentment summer and winter in the most in teresting city amongst the pmes 6907 feet above sea level. Climate perfect. Hot and cold water and steam heat in every room. Public and private baths. First class dining room in connection. Rates $1.00 up. Chas. Prochnow, Prop. School OPENS AT THE Lamson Business College 28West Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona. Monday, October 7th, at 7:30 P. M. Office Opens at 6 o'clock P. M, Seven teachers will devote their entire time on these three nights to giving instruction in the regular business branches. Three teachers of Gregg Shorthand; a special teacher of Pen manship; a special teacher of Type writing who knows the best methods and the best foundation for teaching that subject. Many of the students who take typewriting can do actual work successfully in a few weeks. A special teacher of Bookkeeping, Busi ness Practice and Office Work. Enroll the first night if possible as we are not sure Just how long we can continue to take In new students as our canacitv Is limited. Students may take as many branches as they wish or may devote their entire time to one branch. Rates o fTuition, payable in advance. Thirty-two weeki $32.00 Twentyl-four weeks $25.00 Twelve weeks $15.00 If paid by the month, first month $7.50, each following month $5.00. Call at the college office any time Mon day until 9:30 P. M. COL. E. M. LAMSON, President. A. Liberty Bond Is the best investment on earth Better buy some or your money won't buy anything. THE PEOPLE OVERRULED The Story of How Tom Campbell Was Deprived of the Governorship After Having Been Elected by the People. Not Only Counted Out But Forced to Pay $4,122.25 to Hunt as Costs. "The opinions of , the court are published to the world, and remain upon its archives for all time, and their errors and injustice, if any, may be detected and exposed." Chief Justice Alfred Franklin. This is a brief story of the- pro ceedings by which Tom Campbell was deprived of his office as govern or of Arizona, to which he was hon estly and fairly elected by the people of the state in 1916. Following the general election held on November 7th, 1916, a can vass of the returns of the election judges of every precinct of the state with the exception of Wilgus in Co chise county and Camp Ten in Coco nino county was made by the super visors of every county, and was sent to the Secretary of State after a sub stitution was made in Coconino county, at the request of the secre tary of state. Campbell Declared Elected The secretary of state made a dec laration of the result of the canvass showing that Campbell had been elected by a majority of thirty votes. George W. P. Hunt, the "defeated candidate, started a contest, his at torneys filing and serving papers on Thomas E. Campbell on Wednesday, December 6th, 1916, at 4:30 p. m., charging fraud and irregularities in every precinct in every county of the state. The next morning at 9:30, attorneys for Hunt demanded imme diate production and inspection of sixty odd thousand ballots of the state. Osborn Refuses Certificate The secretary of state refused to give Governor Campbell his certifi cate of election on demand, although these certificates had been earlier issued following previous elections. On December 18th, 1916, Judge Stanford threw the contest case out of court because Governor Campbell had no certificate of election. On December 21st, 1916, an agreement was signed at 9:00 o'clock in the morning, on which Governor Camp bell's attorneys, in order to hurry the case, waived a jury trial. They also allowed the contest case to be resumed in the superior court in ex change for the certificate of election to which Governor Campbell was en titled. The certificate was issued by Sec retary of State Osborn forty minutes after the signing of the agreement. On Monday, January 1st, 1917 Governor Campbell went to the state capitol to be inaugurated. Notice was given that only twenty of his friends would be permitted to enter the capitol building. Gunmen barred the entrance to the executive office, assisted by deputy sheriffs of Mari copa county, who stated that Gov ernor Campbell could not take office because January 1st was a holiday, although the sheriff and his deputies had taken office on that date. Supreme Court Seats Campbell On January 2nd, Governor Camp bell again endea.vored to take his office but was refused by Governor Hunt. Two days afterward proceed ings were brought by Governor Campbell in the supreme court. Twenty-three days later the court suggested that it would be well for Governor Hunt to soon vacate the office of governor, because Governor Campbell had been elected, had a certificate of election, and was qual ified. Campbell Takes Office Governor Campbell was admitted " to his office, on January 29, 1917. The inspection bf the ballots, which was started- the early part of December, was completed and the contest trial began before Judge Stanford January 25, 1917. The trial was finished on May 2, with the de cision that Thomas E. Campbell was elected and entitled to the office of governor. Campbell's Majority Increased The court's supplemental finding of facts gave Governor Campbell a majority of sixty-seven votes. George W. P. Hunt, the contestant could have brought his case before any of the fifteen superior judges in the state of Arizona, but he chose Judge Stanford, one of the presiding judges of Maricopa county, and a democrat. Following the decision of the trial court against them, attorneys for Hunt appealed to the supreme court. August 6, 1917, F. C. Struck- meyer, one of the attorneys for Hunt, contestant, filed an abstract of record and brief in the supreme court. The abstract was incomplete, and Tom Campbell's attorneys were compelled by the supreme court to file nearly four hundred pages of an abstract to even supplement and correct the record, causing an extra expense for Governor Campbell. The answer and abstract were filed in the supreme court. Supreme Court Seats Hunt The case was argued in the su preme courton the 18th day of Oc tober, and lasted three days. The court rendered its decision two months later, on December 22, 1917. Governor Campbell was absent from the capitol, but Hunt's secretary, who had already returned to Phoenix and had made arrangements to lease a house, demanded possession of the office at once, and Attorney General Wiley E. Jones ordered Governor Campbell to vacate the office imme diately, despite the usual fifteen days In which the loser in the su preme court is granted, as an oppor tunity to ask for a new hearing. Governor Campbell surrendered possession of the office to Hunt on Christmas morning, at 10 o'clock. On January 7th a request for a re hearing was made by Governor Campbell's attorney, Judge Sloan, who pointed out many errors in the supreme court's decision. This re quest was denied without any ex planation by the supreme court on Monday, January 14, 191S. Hunt Declines Challenge The more notable errors in the case are now pointed out in Gov ernor Campbell's final appeal to the highest court in the state of Arizona, the will of the people, Governor Campbell having publicly challenged Hunt to put the question up to the people of the state in the coming election. Gross Fraud in Douglas Precinct j One of the sensations of the trial of the contest case was the exposure of the gross fraud practiced m the first precinct of Douglas, where forty-two ballots were changed from Campbell to Hunt by the election of ficers of that precinct. The lower court which examined these ballots was convinced, and any school boy could tell upon examination of them that the cross opposite Campbell's name had been erased and another placed after Hunt's name. The supreme court adopted the theory that detectives changed the ballots, when as a matter of fact no detectives were employed in the case until the ballots were in the posses sion of the superior court at Phoenix. The inspection in the court at Phoe nix first disclosed that they had been mutilated, and the inspector of the election precinct had fled the state. Record Contradicts High Court The supreme court says that "all of the officers who officiated were residents of and electors of Douglas precinct," but the record shows they left this precinct to vote in the ad joining ones where their names were written on the precinct register, as provided by law in Par. 2891. The court says: "The election board was composed of Republicans and Demo crats." The record of the trial shows no Republicans served. The court says that no bystander ob served anything wrong being done, yet the unimpeached testimony of Deputy Sheriff Cross says that after hearing complaints of irregularities he inspected the ballots being count ed and found small bits of rubber and paper still adhering to the bal lots where they had been erased. Watcher Was Intimidated ine court says that no party watcher made any complaint. The recorn is mat U. w. Kedlins was forced to leave the polling place un der threats of the election board when he complained of the method of counting. The court itself, in its decision, describes the marked bal lots in Douglas No. 1 as being mu tilated. The law says that mutilated ballots shall not be counted, but the supreme court counted over seventy mutilated ballots in Douglas No. 1 for Hunt. The sworn inspection notes made by Hunt's inspectors and submitted to the supreme court in the manda mus case brought by Tom Campbell to obtain possession of his office, admitted a loss of sixteen votes from the official returns of Douglas Pre cinct No. 1. There were more bal lots than names on the poll book. The ballots, after being changed, did not agree with the coiibt, but the supreme court held that the official returns of the election board were correct. "Desperate Fraud," Says Judge Stanford The supreme court would not con sider the confession of H. H. Hart, the election judge, made to Bruce Stephenson, assistant county attor ney of Cochise county, in the hear ing or another reputable attorney, nor the confession of Hart made to W. W. Holtherin the hearing of five witnesses, one an ex-United States marshal, and another the city attor ney of Douglas. This evidence was never impeached. Judge Stanford, in ruling on this precinct, after listening to all the evidence, said: "Desperate fraud was committed in Douglas precinct No. 1," and found the ballots were taken from Campbell and given to Hunt at some time during the count or shortly afterward. If Judge Stanford was correct in his finding that the election officers stole eighty-seven votes for Hunt in Douglas No. 1, legally cast for Camp bell, the supreme court of the state of Arizona, in deciding against Campbell, gave him the rawest deal ever given a man in the- history of American politics. The record shows that the su preme court is in error when it found that the board of supervisors of Co conino county re-convened within the sixty-day period and duly can vassed the returns of Camp Ten, which had not been received along with the other ballots, but which the supreme court counted for Hunt. The supreme court, in its decision, construed the mark (X) as the word "cross" as set forth in Section 2941, Notice to Voters. They then looked up the word "cross' in the Century dictionary, and under the definition of the word "cross" found four other kind of "crosses" which they sub stituted for the mark (X) in order to count twenty-eight ballots for Hunt, while shortly before this in their de cision they held that a voter must substantially comply with the law. Blind to Distinguishing Marks The supreme court says, in regard to distinguishing marks, in order to count a majority of eight such votes for Hunt: "There is not a particle of evidence that any of the ballots had the marks now appearing on them when they were found in the ballot box." They might have said the same thing about the voting marks for candidates, but this would have precluded any recount at all The supreme court made no deci sion for guidance of the electorate in preserving the sanctity of the bal lot, but allowed Hunt's majority to stand in precincts in which his sup porters had violated the laws passed to protect the ballot, as in Douglas, where the unimpeached evidence showed, besides changing some of the ballots, the board bet on the election and count, indulged in strong drink, usurped the duties of residents of the precinct, left the ballots alone with one individual, and went into the booths with vot ers contrary to law. Wobbly Leader Intimidated Officials In Bisbee precinct No. 1 non-resi dents served as election officers, county and city officials were al lowed to remain at will, decide ques tions and change election officials, and even act themselves. People not on the register nor possessed with proper certificates were permitted to vote, confusion was permitted, and the polls kept open until the last ballot was given out at 6:2! p. m., and cast at 6:25 p. m., under threat of Bill Cleary to blow up the polls, and where I. W. W. and an ex-convict were permitted to come and go with voters as they chose, and so licit votes within the polling place. Hunt's majority here was 253. Numerous Irregularities Exposed In Miami precinct No. 3, the voters compared their ballots and opinions on candidates, and no secrecy was enforced. Hunt's majority was 292. In Cottonwood, Yavapai county, an election official, one Willard, brother of the state game warden. prepared sample ballots for the voters to copy from in the booth. Hunt's majority here was 19. In Swansea precinct, Yuma coun ty, residents of California were al lowed to vote, drunken persons were assisted to vote by a deputy sheriff, voters could see each others ballots, and twelve ballots were opened out and attached to certificates by offi cers of the election board over the objection of the voters. The vote here was 50 for Hunt and nine for Campbell, but only 48 ballots were received in the official package from this precinct. In Curtis precinct. Cochise county, the election board changed the poll ing place from where the board of supervisors designated. One of the election officials instructed his daughter in the polling place to vote the straight democratic ticket, to avoid making a mistake. The vote was 26 for Hunt and one for Campbell. In Eagle precinct electors voted before the polls were open, one Wilt back, a democratic candidate for the legislature, electioneered in and out of the polls all day, and procured the voting of electors from other pre cincts without the transfer required by law, by ascertaining on the tele phone that they were on the register of adjoining precincts. Here the voters could see each other's ballots. The Democratic National Commit teeman of Arizona. Fred T. Colter, was present and took part in the dis cussion of how the votes should be counted. Hunt received 113 votes and Campbell 37. In short, the supreme court did not decide that anything was a-ola-tion of the election law in Arizona. As the result of the work of over two thousand election judges and offi cials, the review of forty-two super visors and the recount of the work by the superior court of Maricopa county, after five months' time, Tom Campbell was declared elected gov ernor, even Judge Stanford stating in his decision thesp words, found on page 3386, line 15, of the court rec ord. Hunt' Beneficiary of Every Doubt "And further, I feel as though that during the time of the counting of ballots and passing on them, al though I may be wrong in that re gard, why I have rather resolved every doubt, where or in any case where there is a doubt, in favor of the contestant. Hunt." Wilgus precinct, which gave Tom Campbell a majority and was on all fours with Camp Ten, the returns not having been received in time, was not counted, and even Judge Ross could not stand for this bare faced injustice, and dissented. Three supreme court judges, all of one party, reversed Stanford's deci sion, after rumors of their decision has been allowed to leak out for two months. . The Crowning injustice To add to the injustice. Governor Campbell's salary for 1917 was given to Hunt, who had acted as and re ceived a salary as United States mediator during the same time. Governor Campbell was also fined in addition 14,122.25 as a judgment to Hunt for holding the position to which he was elected by the people, and to which this same supreme court said he was entitled. Was This a Square Deal? 8774 election judges said Tom Campbell was elected governor by the people. Fourteen boards of supervisors said Tom Campbell was elected gov erner by the people. One election certificate said Tom Campbell was elected governor by the people. One superior judge, after five months' hearing of all evidence, con sisting of five volumes and 3.3S9 pages, said that Tom Campbell was elected governor by the people. All election returns and records then and now said Tom Campbell was elected governor by the people. But one exception three supreme judges, Franklin, Ross and Cunning ham, said NO! A copy or pamphlet, "The People Overruled," containing specimens of ballots counted for Hunt and ballots . thrown out, which should have been counted for Campbell, will be sent postpaid on application to CAMPBELL. VICTORY LEAGUE, P. O. Box 997, Tucson, Arizona.