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S. P. Shop Men , To Confer With San Francisco, Cal., August . 12 President Reguin of the employes federation of the Harriman lines an nounced to-day that he will ask Julius Kruttschnitt, director of maintenance and operation to name a date for a tonference on the demands for short er hours and increased pay forth.j. shopmen. People Go Away -Without Paying Bills (FromMonday r Daily Examiner) "A whole ot of people don!t have to 'wait for the silly season to be foolish," said a prominent 'busine.s man to the Examiner last night. "And what is more it sometimes works a hardship on theTiusiness pub lic. I was awfully glad to note in the Examiner the other night of the roast you gave the people who go to the coast every summer leaving their 'bills unpaid. This i sone of the worst features of summer busi ness in Yuma, and I am not theonlv business man here who is going to help put a stop to it. 'I have taken my books and I have gone over them carefully, and I have placed a big blue mark on all who have gone to the coast leaving their bills unpaid. . When these people re turn this fall, they, are going to have a mighty hard Upie to ge credit in my establishment. 'If all the Yuma business men will do this there will be less bad bills for 'tis to carry through the summer next year, but regardless of what the others do. I have decided that there will be no credit extended them from my store." o Suspicion Justified o "Saturday night the talk fell on peo ple (hunting on the lands of farmers, and Architect R. B. Young told the fol-. lowing: ' . In a country court a man was up before the justice of the peace and charged with shooting a number of pigeons the property of a farmer. In giving his testimony the farmer was so careful that he even seemed nerv ous, and the attorney for the defense sought to frighten him. ow," the attorney remarked, "are you prepared to swear on oath that this man shot your pigeons?" "I didn't say he did shoot them," re plied the farmer. "Ah, now we are gettng to it What did you "say and what made you sus pect this man?" "Well, firstly, I caught him on my land with a gun; secondly, I heard a gun go off several times; thirdly, I saw some pigeons in his pocket, and and I didn't suppose. them pigeons flew in there and committed suicide." o Alfalfa Yields , 1 (From Tuesday's Examiner) Saturday afternoon C. A. Garvin, of the valley brought a four horse load of alfalfa seed to town that weighed out a little over $1,000. It was prime seed and averaged al most 700 pounds to the acre. But Karr & Kester, of the valley, will have probably the largest yield of anybody in the Yuma valley this year. They have one piece of alfalfa that will run over 900 pounds of seed to the acre, and with seed selling at 16c, this is certainly a phenominal yeld. W. D. Smith and Nick Larson say their yields will run between 600 and 700 pounds and Air. Larson has one piece that is expected to go almost 800 pounds Surely the valley farmers are weav ing smiles now, and if there are janv others the Examiner would like to know' of them acreage, yield, etc. o : JOB PRINTING The Examiner has the,, finest line of commercial sta tionery and type of any office In town. Give us a .trial order. i Summer Resorts vs. Within another month the many vacationists who have left Yuma dur ing the past three months' willbe coming home again. Some of them will return badly bent financially. Others will return with the tirin conviction that they might have had a better time on' less money some where else. "v Still others will wish they had .stayed at home altogether. It is always thus with any summer vacation. The opportunity 'for the vacation having been arranged,' there always arises the question of where to go. To the man or family with unlimit ed means the question presents few difficulties; likewise with those who have had experience and know what they most enjoy, a profitable answer may present itself; but to the great majority oCothers who have neither experience nor a . bottomless purse the question is .not so simple. On every handthe call of the California beach resort is heard, but they all require money and much of it. It is no small tragedy when mothe works herself almost into the hospital getting the girl's clothes ready for the vacation, and then chaperones them for a miserable thirty days at a much -talked of seaside hotel, while father gives up his vacation in order that the trip may be financed. The same amount of money invested a Postal Company Will Enter Phoenix o . Phoenix, August '12 The Postal Telegraph company will open perma nent offices in Phoenix within the next sixty days. The company has a working agreement with thejOverland Telephone company whereby it is 10 use theNo. 10 copper wires which the .company has just installed. ti , Fire Started Again By an Earthquake San Bernardino. August 12 The" smouldering logs dislodged and rolled down the mountain. sides by a sharp earthquake shock, started another for est fire to-day which may prove ser ious. Forest Supervisor Charlton has dispatched forty men to fight the me,w blaze. The fire is in Devil's Canyon, above which. therecent conflagration raged last week. The trembler which was felt slightly in this city, sent smoul dering logs tumbling down the brush laden flcr of the canyon. "Flames sprang up immediatelyj and a fresh breeze is spreading them rapidly. After burning about eighty acres of brush the fire was' extinguished late to-day. o Oh, You Mint: Julep o Washington, August 12 Congress man Ollie James and Dr. Harvey Wiley, who, with CpL Henry Watter- son, were named as? a committee to settle an alleged bet of 32,000 relative to how to make a mint julep, to-dajw discussed this beveridge. James set forth that a mint julep should be mixed in a silver cup with a lump of sugarin the bottom, with a leaf or two of mint, with cracked ice filling the cup to the brim and stirred as put in, thus crushing the' mint and putting a fine frost on the outside ot the cup. an important ornamentalfea ture. The stirring should be done with a silver spoon, whiskey added and the wonder is complete. Wiley, who is a teetotaler, said that if he was called on to produce a mint julep Ije would first procure the mint and then call in dT'first class bartender MANUSCRIPT COVERS The Exami ner has just received a full new lKe of manuscript covers or backs for legal documents of all kinds. They come in green and blue and will be sold printed or unprinted. Cheap while they last o Spanish self, taught 25c at Shorey's Summer Resources fortnight at a little homelike hotel m the mountains or a two months camp ing trip along the. coast, with the father as the guide, would have brought the family closer together, and have accomplished the purpose for which the vacation was intended. The way in which vacations are spent is not a matter of indifference to the health conservationist. A high state of individual physical efficiency is a great factor in the battle against disease. While the spending of one's vaca tion is undoubtedly ones own affair, the .success or failure of the project is directly or indirectly of importance to the whole commonwealth. Popular opinion has much to do with the de cisions of people in such matters. (The popular definition of the term vaca tion should mean that complete change in one's routine life which will bring him or her back refreshed, with active muscles, a good digestion, a circulation which shows through a live skin, afcd above all a rested nervous system in short that which brings him or. her back ready and willing, to work hard for another year. This mny require mountains for one, seashore tor another, camp me ror another, and so on. But one thing is certain, and that is that a camping trip in the northern mountains of Arizona; for a month, or so can be made at far less ccst than thirty daj's at any California resort. Many Improvements In Telephone Service (From the Dsily Examiner) j- The Arizona Telephone and Tele graph company will shortly under take a number of important improve ments in the various parts of the territory in which their wires ar,e working. The company has decided to build1, as a starter, a copper long distance circuit from Phoenix to Hay den, and then a continuance te Win kelman. - j The line from Phoenix to Prescott has been shortened by forty-five or forty'seven miles, and will, be equip ped with Popin coils, so that com mercial relations can be Established with Jerome, Los Angeles and El Pa so. Also a'lang distance copper circuit will be run - from Prescott to Ash Fork, and will then be continued on east. f f Another line will be constructed from Yuma to Bard, running on the California side of the river. The long distance board .at the" Maricopa station has arrived and' has been installed. Telephone experts have come from s-.veral of the large cities in the mid dle west and after inspecting the lines in Tucson, Phoenix and Yuma say that they are best long distance lines they know of anywhere in the counuy. Made Awful Roar Long Beach, August 12 A madden ed wasp caused amusement in Judge Underwood's court during the hear ing of a criminal action. Court Report er Jack Wright, while taking, the deposition of a wailing, hysterical, weaping, girl, suddenly uttered a war whoop and began to paw the air about him frantically. The spectators at first throught he had been overcome by the girl's tes timony. After several swishes through the air, a large wasp was landed on the judge's desk and very quickly dispatched. Wright had been stung in a sensitive portion of his anatomy. Judge Underwood restored order in the court and claimed that, the odor of sage brush which Wright carried back from the mountains had attract ed the wasp. Wright claimed that it was the first time he was ever stung in a beach town. He was fined a tonic foi the shat tered nerves of the court attaches. Tt was paid at the Hotel Virginia. New Magazines at Shorey's. Freak Gila Monster of Unusual Size Benson, August 12 T. E. McChes ney connected with the Southern Pa cific company at Benson caught a Gila monster while hunting on the San Pedro, four miles north, of Benson,' which is believed to hold vthe record for size It is 25 inches long and has a' body which is as large around as that of a young pig. It's claws instead of being, straight are hooked and instead of crawling along the ground, it rises up on its four legs to their full height. The head is as large as a man's. o Taft Will Visit Pacific Coast States Washington, D. C., August 12 President Taft has announced that if congress adjourns by August 16, h will visit the Pacific coast for the ground breaking ceremonies of" thu Panama- Pacific exposition at San Francisco. o - Siphon Progress o .From Yuma Fx:iminer) Talking to a workman on the siphon to-day the Examiner was pleased to learn that the work on the great tun nel under' the river is progressing, in fine shape. To-day the upper half of the tunnel is in to a depth of 30 feet. The men are working in three shifts and the work is being done in a novel and interesting manner. The upper half of the tunnel is now being worked on and the concrete forms for some of this are already poured. The bottoms ofthis-arch rest on the ground floor of the half of the tunnel. Afterthis hardens sufficiently chan nels will be dug down to the bottom floor of the tunnel. Ia this channels immense jack screws will be placed to support the roof or top arch. Then the spaces between the jacks will be dug away and the bottom half of the concrete poured between the jacks. When this hardens sufficiently to support the roof, the jacks will be, tak eng out and the spaces the jacks occu pied filled in with the concrete. This operation is repeated time alt er time until the great funnel is com plete. v 0 There is also said to be much riv alry among the shift bosses as to who can accomplish the most work" and things are certainly beginning to look good forthe valley farmers and the whole of Yuma as well. Southern Pacific Faces the Task The El Centro Standard says: Several days since CoL Epes Ran dolph made a- statement public tnat the Southern Pacific company was preparing to build the levees below the Hue in ca&e the government decid ed not to resume the task. This paper is in receipt of a note from Col. W "A Hnlahird which reads: .s Editor Daily Standard Dear Sir I am reliably informed by a wire dated Washington, Aug. 9, that it will not be possible to se cure congressional action for a further appropriation for the con trol of the Colorado river. Yours truly, with regret, W. H. HOLABIRD. This seems to be a final determi nation and the Southern Pacific com pany; wjill unquestionably now pre pare to do the work, that is required. o New Trotting Record Cleveland, O., August 12 Driven by his owner, C. K. G. Billings, of New York, Uhlan, the champion black gelding, broke the world's trotting record for the half mile to a 'wagon to-day on the North Randall track. He trotted it in 564, the previous mark being one minute, made by Major Delmar, at the old Glenville track here July 31. Policeman Couldn't "See Pinchot in Wiley Case Washington, August 12 The people in one of the middle western states are very much disturbed over the con spiracy by which it was attempted to get Dr. Wiley out of the department of agriculture and ther food commis sioner of this state was approached by a policeman of its capital a few days ago, who asked: - "What are they going to do wjth Dr. Wiley?" "It looks iike another Pinchot af fair," replied the commissioner. ' "Pinchot, hell! We don't eat lum ber," said the policeman. - - Popular Election -Fails This Session Washington, Aug. 12 There ig to be no further1 action off the direct elec tion of senators at this sesson of con gress. The house ana senate corner ence committee failed to agree upon the Bristow amendment which extends federal authority pver state elections. The house refused to yield on that. The subject will be considered at the next session of congress. An agreement on the campaign publicity bill was reached to-day by the senate house conference. ThS measure as agreed to will be practic ally the same that was adopted by the senatewhich amended the house bill by providing lor publicity in primary as well as in other elections. ' The limitation for campaign ex penses is $5,000 for congressmen and $10,000 for senators. : o- More, Mexican Soldiers to Come Washington, D. C., August 12 In announcing to-day that the United States had granted authority to Mexi co to send more troops across tht United States to quell disturbances in Lower California, Secretary of State Know complimented President de la Barra upon his efforts to restore order in Mexico. Mexcan rurales to the number of about 150 will he permitted to go from Douglas, Arizona to Tia Juana, Mexi co, via the Southern JPacific- The troops will be moved about the 18th inst. Postal Banks of Arizona Arizona is a star performer in the" list of the new postal banks establish ed over the country. Globe and Bis- bee rank among the leaders in the first and second lists ot banks estab lished. . On July 1, when the new fiscal year opened, in the six postal savings bauks of Arizona there were 550 depositors, who had in the postal banks, $55,30$, or about $100.55 per man. The depart ment recently gave out the statement that at the close -of the fiscal year, June 31, there were 11,750 open ac counts in, the banks that were open at that time, and that the average amount of each depositor was $57. 57. From this it will be seen that the Arizona depositors in" the govern ment's banks average almost twice as much as the postal bank depositors over the whole country. Arizona is . represented by Yuma, Globe, Bisbee, Clifton, Douglas and Prescott, estab lished previous to July 1, and with Flagstaff, Phoenix and Tucson, au thorized during July and open for bus iness during the present month. o Hunters Report Many White Wings Several Yuma sportsmen were -down in the lower valley yesterday and re- ; ort that white wings are plentiful and afford good sport The bird's are wonderfully fat too. '. o New Magazines at Shorey.