THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 15, 1921
Wedneeday evening;. May IS, will be
MBacmnt ntpht at Roosevelt
An elaborate program has
prepared for the occasion.
The ctastar exercises of the intor-JM-diate
grades of the Roosevelt
erhoel will be presented Monday
tenlnr t t;l o'clock. The foUow
lC la the procr jLm :
1 Ceatata "The Brownie Band".
. ... Fifth and sixth grades
I 1 Opening chorus Knsemble
Brownies at Play Brownies
i Te the Woods Away, chorus..
4 The Baby Birds, solo
i S fwt Butterflies, duet
Edna Wallln and Esther Brooks
Gjrpey Girls Are We
: t The Wood Nymphs
t Lo?t Woods, solo .
i ; The Brownie Band .
Is TTie Flower Song .
U The Fairie Princes
II BIHte Bi I and Tommy Long
Wing I Jmar Hedgepeth
........ and Wllmur Wood wad
IS The Little Wee. Wees. . .Fairies
' 14 I am a Brownie, solo .
11 The Fairies' Lullaby
, t Eva Clawson
It The Brownies Charm, chorus
IT The Lily Chorus Brownies
It Home Again, chorus
X Class song Seventh grade
1 Bene. "When Visitors Come
Areand" Seventh grade
Sola dance. Bolero of Spain
Class play Seventh grade
Roosevelt School Picnic"
Sans-. -That Old Irish Mother of
The closing exercises of the prl
nary grade at Roosevelt school were
feeM Thursday night- Following was
f ha su en em:
1 Bong f irst graae
S Wand drill
Fourth grade. Miss Martin
t Recitation. "Vacation"
Farrel Peel, first grade
Song. "When We Are Dressed
Up Like Father and Mother"
, Third grade
S ReciTatlon Wendell Brocket
Fourth grade, Mrs. Holsinger
S Song. "Roosters" Second grade
I Recitation V...
.... Dorothy McGaugh, first grade
Mrs. Holsinger. fourth grade
Flay. "Mother Goose" .
.-A snd B first grades
1 fpring song, solo. -
Berlin Dies, Second grade
1 May basket drill Third grade
II Song. "My Own America"
4 Mexican class
1 Play, "Little Dog Perkie"
14 Cons. "Boston Town" First
15 Play. "Hiawatha" Third
IT Sailor song Second
It "Dance of the Rose Buds"....
Mrs. Holsinger, fourth
IS Spring song
Miss Martin's fourth
' Class day exercises at Roosevelt
chool took place Friday evening.
Fellewlnc was the program pre
sented: 1 Song. "Greeting" By class
t Class history By Ho Waggoner
t -Class prophecy ........ Vernie Peel
Bong, "Senior Class," by the class
"Athletics in Roosevelt- School".
. .. Walter Atkinson
C Class paper
....Opal Ruddell and Virginia Ford
V Class will Glennon Northcross
Acceptance of will by seventh
grade Marie Kyle
P Class play, "The Professor"....
By the class
It Seng, "At Parting" By class
; THIS AFTERNOON!
The Grace H. Dodge memorial ves
fmt service will be given at the First
Methodist church at 4 o'clock this
afternoon under the auspices of the
T- W. C A. The program follows:
Prelude, Mathews' Festal March, by
Mrs. Blanche Port Runyon.
Processional, "Oh Meautiful for
Scripture reading and prayer, fol
lowed 'by vocal solo by Miss Hazel
An address, "Organized Christian
Girlhood a Power in a Community
by Rer. Arthur. Lee Odell.
Organ solo. Mediation Sturges," by
Sirs. Blanche Port Runyon.
Salute to the American, Christian
and Girl Reserve flag, followed by a
kjtnn and recessional.
A cordial invitation is extended to
the general public to attend this
errice, the closing vesper service
before the summer program.
YEAR AS SECRETARY
Commemorating the completion of
his tenth year as secretary of the
Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Har
ry Welch, who has been executive
head of that organization during
the most important decade in the his
tory of the Salt Rler valley, was
the guest of honor at a dinner given
at the Arizona club, Friday evening.
Among those who attended were a
large number of directors of the
chamber of commerce and friends of
The evening was devoted to sum
maries of the work of the chamber
during the past ten years and to de
scriptions by the various directors of
the part that has been played in that
work by Secretary Welch. The sec
retary himself outlined his views for
the future in eonneotlon with the
plans for a greater and better Phoe
nix and a progressive and efficient
chamber of commerce.
Anions; those who attended the din
ner were Harry Welch, secretary of
the chamber of commerce; Guy Al
sap. John F. Barker. Wallace But
ton, C. D. Dorris, F. H. Ensirn, Leigh
Ford. Dave Goldberg, Dwight B.
Heard. W. W. Lawhon, John D. Lo
per, F. C. McNabb, W. H. Thomson,
A. M. Tuthill R. D. Roper and Guy
GAZETTE FOR $50,010
Declarinr that he had been dam
aged to the extent of $50,000 through
the publishing of an article in the
Arizona Gazette under date of April
20, 1921. Dr. Harry A. Hughes yester
day brought suit against the Gazette
Printins- company. , Dr. Hughes al
leges that he has been a resident of
the county for more than 36 years,
and has always maintained a good
name, : character and reputation
among his friends.
Under the "caption. "Law Enforce
ment President Faces Serious
Charge," Dr. Hughes alleges, the Ga
zette printed an article which he
says was meant to convey to the
public that he was guilty of a felony,
to-wit: "aiding and assisting of a
prisoner to escape from a Jail." The
article was so understood, he says,
by the readers of the article and by
the general public. The article and
the said charges and assertions so
conveyed, he alleges, hold him up and
expose him to the hatred, contempt
and ridicule of his friends and neigh
bors and the general public.
The suit was filed by J. C. Niles.
Alexander Baker and Louis-Whitney
LEGION POST ASKS
Asking- that the death sentence im
posed on Nichan Martin be commuted
to life imprisonment, the Frank
Luke, Jr., Post of the American Le
gion has appealed to Elsie Toles,
member of the board of pardon and
paroles, in behalf of the man sen
tenced to be hanged June 9.
Martin, a soldier, was convicted on
circumstantial evidence of murdering
Arthur De Steunder. mho was also
in war service, serving overseas -with
the 20th Battalion, Canadian infantry.
It is understood that the appeal
sent by the post to Miss Toles was
similar to one addressed to W. -J.
Galbraith. the attorney eeneral and
member of the pardon and parole
board. As yet no date has been set
for a mee'ting of the board, but the '
matter will be decided on the return
of Mr. Galbraith, who is out of the
city at the present time.
The case aroused considerable in
terest when the murder was discov
ered more than a year ago. Accord
ing to testimony that came out dur
ing the trial of the case, Martin and
De Steunder were traveling across
country in the latter's automobile.
They were last seen together in
Kingman and not far from there the
Canadian soldier's body was found.
An examination revealed the fact
that he had been shot in the back
with a .88-caUbre bullet which passed
through his body. It is believed that
the shooting took place in the car
and the body was dragged a dis
tance of 150 feet, where the murder
er attempted to burn 'the remains.
When Martin was arrested in Cal
ifornia some time later, he had the
automobile in his possession. Blood
spots were noted on the car, accord
ing to witnesses. The evidence
brought out the fact that the men
had quarreled over money matters.
Martin now claims he can prove hts
innocence if he can get in touch with
a party of motorists he claims to
have met in Kingman. He alleges
that the Smiths were traveling from
Colorado and that he was with them
when Steunden left. After' waiting
for days the Smiths advised him to
go. to the coast, he claims.
Although strenuous efforts have
been made on the part of the state,
it has been impossible to, get any
trace of the alleged Smiths.
, , o
Eighty thousand French troops are
now in the occupied territory in Ger
many, the average cost for the main
tenance of the forces being 44,000,000
A bill to make "The Star Spangled
Banner" the national anthem was re
cently introduced in the house of rep
resentatives at Washington.
The meeting of the Council . of
Jewish Women, to be held at the
Woman's club Thursday afternoon
will be the final meetine of the sea
son. A most interesting program is
followed. Bridge and whist will be
played and prizes awarded. The fol
lowing are hostesses: Mrs. Abe Karp,
chairman; Mrs. N. Friedman, Miss
Edith Jacobs, Mrs. Karnoff, Mrs.
Sam Cohen and Mrs, Abe Luken, and
tVey promise to make the meeting
nlensant ana entertaining.
The newly elected officers for the
coming year will take the chair at
this social meeting. Members may
bring guests, who will be very wel
Word was received yesterday by
Mrs. L. J. Holzwarth of the death of
Mrs. Eda M. Corlett at her home in
Cleveland. Ohio. Mrs. Corlett was a
resident of Phoenix for a number of
vears. her husband the late E. H
Corlett, having died here, and her
many friends will regret to hear of
She Is survived by a eon. E- How
ard Corlett, who was for several
years actively connected with the U.
S. reclamation service here and a
teacher of science in the Phoenix
Union high school, and by a daugh
APPEALS CASE; HIS
FINE IS DOUBLED
After finding H. G- Howell guilty
yesterday on a charge of driving an
automobile while intoxicated. Judge
Stanford doubled the fine assessed
Howell by the city court, from which
he had appealed the superior court.
The city court sentenced Howell to
serve 10 days In the city Jail and
fined him $100. Judge Stanford sen
tenced him to serve 10 days in the
city jail and raised the fine to $200.
Howell was charged with driving
an automobile down Washington
street at 2 o'clock in the morning
while under the influence of liquor.
Witnesses for the defense testified
that they were intoxicated to such an
extent they did not know what con
dition Howell was In. The case was
heard without a jury upon agreement
between both sides.
IN TENNIS TOURNEY
(Special to The Republican)
BISBEE,, May 14. The semi-finals
in the Border States Tennis tourna
ment start tomorrow morning with
tne rouowing events:
Singles Ferguson vs. Christy;
Baker vs.' Judson.
Doubles Bennett and Fickas vs.
Ferguson and Bailey; Smith and
Cuthbert vs. Orth and Hayes.
The tournament is one of the big
gest In the history of the Border
States Tennis association with 60
The Phoenix entries, Judson in the
singles and Bennett and Fickas in the
doubles are considered strongest in
the semi-finals and have an excel
lent chance of winning in the finals.
Judson and Cogglns were eliminated
in the doubles by Smith and Cuth
bert, and Coggins. Bennett and Fick
as were eliminated in the singles.
Bennett s playing in the match with
Bailey of El Paso was the feature of
today s play.
WHIPPLE SENDS ITS
236 Persons Aided by Associated
Charities During Month of April
More than 3000 requests for. help
were received by the Associated char
ities during April, according to the
monthly report made public yester
day. The number of clients in that
month was 2:S, and 16:1 families were
represented. Th. r-ort follows:
Number of clients during the
month of March S17
Number of clients in April 236
of whom 30 were continued
ruses; so the total number of
THANKS FOR FLOWERS
Another letter of thanks, this time
because of the floral decorations
sent to Prescott Thursday for "Na
tional Hospital day," has been re
ceived by the local chamber of com
merce from the invalided soldiers
at Whipple barracks. These flowers
were gathered by , the women of
Phoenix and were boxed and shipped
to Prescott by the chamber of com
merce, making the second or third
consignment of Its kind to be sent
to. the northern city within the
month. The letter to the chamber of
commerce, which is signed by Ervin
L. Menefee, follows:
"Again the boys of Ward 4 unite
in offering their thanks to those who
were so 'kind and generous in con
tributing flowers for this, occasion.
(National Hospital day). 1 Nothing
that you could have done would have
added more to the occasion unless
you could have been with us. The
Incidents of this hospital day are
long remembered, and your gifts of
flowers are not to be forgotten."
Bones of the new conscripts of the
French army are now studied as the
latest method of ascertaining the
strength of a man. An X-ray exam
ination is made whether he is capable
of sustaining long marches and hard
labor, or whether he is better at brain
work and should be put in the cavalry
or the Q. M. C.
different cases is
for the two months.
Families represented in April...
W hose members number-
These with solitary individuals..
Make a total clientele of indi
viduals Total requests . for help from
these clients 3020
Hospital cases 4
Patients referred to the free clinic 21
Dependent and helpless individu
als sent to the care of family
Of these 41 were for the office
and 2 for the Juvenile court.
Garments, bedding, furniture, etc..
distributed , 500
A large number were sent for
clothing to the salvage shop of
the Red Cross.
Started in business
Children referred to Arizona Chil
dren's home to be placed In per
manent homes '.
Cooked food, cheese, bread, buns
and groceries received, value
about ...... $1
Donors of cooked food, etc.: Rev.
Frank Leslie, Co-operative Creamery.
Hassayampa Creamery, Mrs. Arneipi
Bayless Bakery, ("Friends." 2 firms:
Mason's Pharmacy, Pettid's Home
Bakery, Mrs. R. H. H. Blome, the
Missouri club, Hayes Bible class, first
P.; Donofrio's, Pierce Street bakery.
Unknown, Lightning Delivery.
CHRISTIAN NA G. GILCHRIST.
Within the months of March and
April, 400 Mexican families have ap
plied for aid of some sort. Of these
20 per cent were persons who had
been under contract to the Arizona
Cotton Growers' association. Owing
to the lateness of the hour of their
call at the office, relief for the night
or ' for a single meal was absolutely
necessary. But these clients were
immediately turned over to the Cot
ton Growers' office and the cases
were disposed of.
Thirty per cent of these Mexican
applicants had residence in this
county varying from 1 to 40 years.
Temporary relief was given them
also until the county agent could
With the remaining 50 per cent are
the Charities most concerned. These
people have drifted in from time to
time from the mining districts, as
work became dull, or they had been
employed elsewhere In cotton of the
previous season, and had no resi
dence in this county, often not in the
state. During the winter some of
them had picked cotton, but not un
der contract. -
This class was referred to' the
Mexican consul and the Mexican
government Is now acting in these
This is. the general condition:
1. Illness of wage earner;-careless
with wages under former circum
stances,' believing that in this land of
plenty work would be unfailing.
Sudden exhaustion of funds and
unavailing search for work brought
the family to strenuous deprivation
which almost immediately became
want. In every case the man of the
family denied himself that the moth
er with the young baby and the little
children might have their share. In
many cases this brought about illness
of the wage earner.. -
2. Little children of IS months and
2 years suddenly brought to an ex
clusive diet of beans or no diet at all
sicken and die speedily, borne ram
ilies seen have subsisted entirely on
vegetables and fruit from the garbage
cans. One woman came in with
three half decayed onions in an old
rag, the only food for her family for
Some little girls, seeing some cakes
in the hand of Mrs. Green and know,
ing that they were to be the re
cipients cried from sheer excitement
as tney took them.
The noeberitz drilling grounds In
Germany, where the Emperor William
used to view the military spectacles
and which during the war were used
as a prison camp, have just been sold
to an aniline and nitregen cwv" ra
tion. . J :
o ; - J
In Germany, the military erder
Pour le Mertte." which, was bestowed
upon many submarine captains, of
ficers and soldiers who distinguished
themselves at the front, has been
abolished by the Prussian ministry.
The order which had been a military
decoration for 150 years or more,
still may be bestowed for distin
guished service in peace pursuits.
TIME IS HERE
Doubtless your watch
needs repairing before 1
you go, so as to secure
accurate time for the
Our Watch Repair
Department is the best.
35 N. First Ave.
You should be particular
with your teeth
The most exacting and most particular people
will find our dental work skillful and conscien
tious done exactly as they desired. '
"Reliable Dentistry at Prices Within Reason"
Examination Free! X-Ray Gas Administered
Dr. John J. Sitkin
Dr. Frank L. Sitkin
MONIHON BLDQ OPPOSITE PHOENIX NATO. BANK
WASHINGTON AND FIRST AVENUE PHONE 06
When y.u move, employ a r.li
able concern with excellent
ejuJpment and careful men.
We meet these requirements.
Transferring or Storage
2 South Central Ava.
PHen.s 3090 or 4126
The Stability of the
In all of our relations with our customers in each one of our
yards, we endeavor to render our customers and the public gen
erally a real service in the upbuilding of the community. . We are
proud of the part that we have been privileged to take in the
building up of various cities and communities in this State, and it
is through the honesty of our purpose and the ability to "hew to
the line" that we have 'accomplished so great a success .in our
We have consistently studied the needs of our customlrs with
a view to furnishing them building materials which would render
honest service. We study the markets carefully and buy in large
quantities, obtaining the very best prices and market through our
various yards in as economical a manner as possible, thus securing
for the trade the very best prices and service.
During the war when conditions were chaotic, we stabilized
the lumber market by guaranteeing, for as long as business prud
ence would allow, the prices of the various building materials.
- By so doing we assisted in quieting those conditions which were, to
say the least, unstable. We do not make a specialty of quoting
' prices on cheap grades of lumber, although we sell all grades and
kinds, because we believe that many people are misled into believ
ing that poor grades and "culls" are sufficiently good for their .
When you have building plans that you desire to carry out bring
them to any one of our yards. An expert who understands build
ing matters will discuss your plans with you and advise you as to
the kind of materials you should use, submit you a plan if you
have none at hand, and in every way, lend you aid, in constructing
just the sort of buildings that will serve you best, at the same time
quoting you the lowest possible prices for which such construc
tion can be accomplished.
Forced to Vacate
,UR LANDLORD says we
must move. Our $35,000
stock of high grade Groceries
S ' a m
must be sold at a
will be sold at cost
Fixtures for sale.
J.D JfifcSETOD I
FIVE POINTS, PHOENIX
Also Yards At
Glendale, Tempc, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Florence
Casa Grande, Safford, Miami, A jo, Nogales,
We haven't time or space to name prices. All
we ask is a visit to our store and be con
vinced. Come early, while the stock is com
plete. No phone orders. No delivery. Nothing
reserved. No refunds. All sales must be final.
Our Bakery Department will continue as usual.
Must Vacate by June 1 st
Everything Must Be Sold
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