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ARIZONA SENTINE A Live, Republican Weekly With All the News All The Time. VOL. 41. 110. 47 YUMA, ARIZONA, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 21, 1911 Pioneer Paper of Arizona Republicans Hold Monster Mass Meeting in Phoenix (From Wednesday's Examiner) Phoenix, September 20 (Special to the Examiner) The Republican cam paign in Arizona was launched here to day, and it should be stated at the start that never a campaign openei more auspiciously, or with more jrom ist of, success than this. Even the weather man seemed to smile benignly on die occasion and the brand of weather he placed be fore the assembled multitued was just right, neither too v arm nor too cold From the pine clad hills of Coconino to the sage-brush flats of Santa Cruz; frcm the Colorado river at Yuma to the mountains of Flagstaff they were all here. It was one of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds Phoenix has entertained for many a day; Phoenicians wi lived here before tl.p primary law was passed were re minded ot convention days Early in thj morning the streets were crowd ed with the RepubUean hosts, and the vast majority of them stated that they were not candidates for any office. This was perhaps one of the most striking features of the assemblage. Here were over two hundred visi tors from all parts of the territory, gathered together n complete harmony and very, very few of them seeking office. Contrasted with the ceaseless "bickering and multitude of candidates of the Democratic party this certainly looks good for the success of the Re publican candidates. At ten o'clock the crowd adjourned to Melczer's hall and Albert Sames, chairman of the Republican territorial committee, called the meeting to or der and stated that the Republicaa party had again made good He introduced Governor Sloan at the close of a short speech, andthe governor, started a huge burst of ap plause by announcing that he hadjust affixed his signature to the call for the first. state election, and he started another burst of applause when he stated that it was. indeed gratifying to see such a large host of Republicans out in answer to the call for an infor mal council. Then the governor went on to state the purpose of the meeting. It was not to adopt a platform, nominate candi dates or commit the party to any def inite course of action. It "was merely to exchange ideas. "No serious matter confronts us as a party," he said. "What we need is voters and by conducting ourselves wisely and discreetly we will get them and elect our candidates." Then Cameron was . called on and the applause was fairly deafening when Cameron arose to aodress the assemblage. This continued for several minutes and when finally he could make him self heard, he made a neat, clean, clear and concise speech in which he went back over the fight for statehood and wound up by saying he was more than willing to go before the people of Arizona on his record. Hovall Smith was then called upon and Mr. Smith among other things said: "Arizona's constitution is mine as much as it is that of the men who framed it." "That constitution belongs to all our people; all who live under it, and no man nor set of men can monopolize it" "I am an insurgent when it conies to the protection, of every Arizona product and industry." "I want to see Arizona offer not only a place to liye, but a place to make a good living." "I favor a square deal for the corporations no more, no less." i 'Chairman Sames then announced that representatives from the different counties would be called on and Lo renzo Hubbell, of Apache county was the first man called upon. ''We'll teach the Democrats a lesson this fall," Hubbell- predicted. John S. Williams, district attorney of Cochise county and candidate for congress, spoke for his section. Mr, Williams surprised everybody in the assemblage by his power as a speaker Starting off with what the Republi cans had done in the past and could do in the future, he made a speech that was the hit of the day and stamped Mr. Williams as an orator of ability, a scholar and a gentleman. Professor Percival Lowell, of Flag staff, made the talk for Coconino county. He said a lot of nice things about Arizona and Arizona people, and stat ed a fact whenthe said that the Demo cratic party was completely disorgan ized owing to the mad scramble for of fice by nearly every Democratic can didate that was old enough to vote. (Applause and laughter.) Judge Ernest Lewis, speaking for Gila county, made a strong plea for the candidacy of good and true men; men that would go before the people on their past records and ask for their support He was roundly applauded. ' W. H. Clark interrupted proceedings long enough to invite every candidate lo Winslov for the pioneer celebra tion next month. For Yuma county Attorney Thomas D. Molloy did the talking. Molloy is not a diplomat, that much is certain. He said that he was a Republican, but an insurgent" like a lot of his neigh bors. From his talk it might appear that Yuma county was an insurgent camp, but when a smile of dignified amusement went around the room dur ing his talk, it was easy to see that he was engrossed with his own ideas more than he was with the sentiments of his party. Molloy said nothing that alarmed the friends of statehood ver, much, but from his talk it might be gathered that he was a Socialist Attorney Morrison spoke for Yava- pia county and made one of his usual brilliant addresses. Judge Wm. F. Cooper, of Tucson, made a brilliant address and stated that after a majority of the people of Arizona had ratified the constitution tnat each and every citizen of Ari zona should likewis'e be for it, and that he for one, was for the constitu tion; every line of it, if that was what a majority wanted. There was much applause over his address and he was followed .by oth ers from other counties. o Judge Baxter Home Attorney Frank Baxter, and candi date for superior court judge of Yuma county, returned last night from Agua Caliente and Fhoenix where he has been for several days past He reports a nice trip and says that things political. are buzzing around the capital city as they are everywhere else. Jewish New Year The Jewish New Year's day com mences on Friday night of this week. The observance continues for two days among the orthodox Jews, while the modern Jews observe only one dav o . Myers Writes In a letter from C. L. Myers written from Redlands, he states that he and the family have had a delightful sum mer in the mountains and that they expect to be home about the 27th of this month. Col. Ockerson to Return to Yuma 0 The following important communi cation is taken from the El Centro Standard is self explanatory: George L. Melton, Secretary Imperial Valley Irrigation District El Centro. Sir: Your letter of July 22nd, rela tive to protective work alpng the Col orado river was duly received Both ex-President Roosevelt and President Taft have recommended in messages to congress re-imbursement to the Southern Pacific railroad, com pany for expenditures made by it in connection with the overflow of the Colorado river. Bills in. line with the recommendations to congress have been introduced, but as yet no appro priatiou for such reinbursement has been made. No committee or other congressional reports relating to this matter are available to the depart ment for distribution, but they can un doubtedly be had on application to the congressional committee. Present plans provide for the use of the balance of the $1,000,000 appropri ation made June 25, 1910, in making repairs to the levee recently construct ed, as well as strengthening the exist ing levee immediately north of Volca no lake. This work is to continue un der the supervision of Col. Ockerson. It is, of course, the desire of the gov ernment to effectually and perma nently control the' Colorado river m order to protect the lands and prop erty in the Imperial valley. To do this however, will require additional funds and it is therefore; very likely that the entire subject will be laid before congress at its next regular session. Very respectfully. SAMUEL ADAMS, Acting Secretary o .. Ming Home A. B. Ming, candidate for qounty as sessor came home last night after sev eral days spent in Phoenix. Asked to-day by the Examiner, :f he enjoyed his trip, and if candidates were as numerous in Maricopa county as they were around Yuma, he laugh ingly said: "I had a fine trip, and candidates are a little moro numerous around Phoenix than Yuma. All you can hear, and all anybody is talking about is politics, and. at that I was agreeably surprised when I came home to find that no other Democrat had shied his castor into the ring for the office of county assessor. o . Big Ship Nearly Sunk in Collision Cowes, Isle of Wight, Sept. 20 The White Star steamer Olympic, the largest passenger carrier afloat was in a collision with the British cruiser Hawke, near Osborne bay to-day. The Olympic was struck on the starboard quarter where a large hole was made. The warship was also damaged. Capt E. J. Smith, commanding the Olympic, beached his ship in the mud of Cowes island. o Cup of Coffee Costs Twice as Much New York, Sept. 20 Cheap restaur ants on the Bowery have been com pelled to raise the price for a cup of coffee from one cent to three cents. Chicago, Sept 20 What with the recent increases in the prices of sugar and coffee, a cup of that beverage now costs twice what it did a year ago. o New Magazines at Shorey's. Boosters Coming (From Wednesday's Examiner) San Diego, Sept 20 Early in the morning of Wednesday, November 8th, at G:00 o'clock to be exact, the San Diego Exposition special will arrive in Yuma from Phoenix, enroute home to San Diego with one hundredd and fifty officials of the Panama-California ex position, the San Diego chamber of commerce and San Diego business men and their ladies on board. The itinerary as now arranged calls for a stop of two hours at Yuma, but it is believed that if Yuma so desires this time can be exteaded one or two hours. Ihis excursion is being planned as the biggest booster trip that has ever left Southern California for Arizona. "I he party will travel in five Pullmans r.nd will carry a diner and commissary car, going out to the Grand Canyon by way of the Santa Fe and from there to Phoenix to take In the ter ritorial fair Monday and Tuesday and they will return via the Southern Pa cific through Yuma Thursday. The mutual interests of Southern California and Arizona are to be fos tered as much as possible. Publicity and advertising for Arizona is to be sent out on the trip and the members of the party will boost from the time they leave home until they return The committee on arrangements has completed a tentative . itinerary and is waiting to hear from the differ ent cities to be visited as to just what time is to be spent in each. No pains will be spared to make this trip of the greatest possible mutual benefit both to Arizona and to San Diego. In connection with the above the Examiner to-day received a letter from E. Lewis, of the department of publicity of the Panama-California ex position at Sari Diego, asking this pa per as to what arrangements were be ing made here for the entertainment of this booster crowd, and as to how long the people here wanted them to stay. Mr. Lewis intimated that five hours could be spared here if the peo ple so desired. The Examiner cheerfully refers tlis matter to the Commercial Club to be taken up at their meeting to-morrow night. o Colony of Russians Moving to Phoenix Phoenix, Sept. 20 A second colony of 700 Russians from the southern part of the great Muscovite empire, but who have been in California for the past few years, will soon be lo cated in the Salt River valley. The ex act location has not yet been decided upon, but it will be somewhere in the Glendale neighborhood. Following the lead of other Russians who are already established in that part of the valley, these 700 families will settle on con- tigious tracts and will have their own churches and other institutions. They will not have their own stores, how ever, as it is their intention to do their trading in Phoenix.' o F. W. Hall is back again at his old position with the reclamation service after a vacation spent at Sterling City, Cal. ROYAL BAKING POWDER Absolutely Pure The only Baking Powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar NO ALUM, NO LIME PHOSPHATE Ralph Cameron, The People's Choice Yesterday in Phoenix, Ralph Came'- on Arizona's loyal delegate to con gress was given the largest ovation ever tendered a public man in Arizona. And the outburst of enthusiasm was all the more spontaneous, and all the more inspiring because it was deserv ed. Ralph Cameron pledged state hood to the people if elected, and he worked day and night until he ful filled that pledge. One of the finest things about Cam eron as that he is totally unselfish and very modest in speeking of his own accomplishments; praise of his work must come from others. He-has regarded himself as a ser vant of the people of Arizona from the day they elected him to congress. Ho did not wait until his salary started to begin his work. He went to Washing ton at once and got acquainted with the members of both houses and by the time he took his seat he knew more men prominent in the public life of the nation than many congressmen who had already served several terms. Cameron has accomplished far more than he has ever promised. It has al ways been sufficient for him to know that a man was an Arizonian for him to do his best to serve him; he has never waited to find out the man's .pol itics. And it is always noticed about Cam eron that when an Arzonian asks him to do something that Cameron always gets what he goes after. And right here let it be said that every man in Arizona who is honest and truthful, knows that Ralph Camer-, on has done his duty fearlessly and well; also knows that if elected to the United States senate that he will con tinue to do that duty to one and all alike. There is not one spot on Ralph Cameron's record, and as he said in his speech yesterday in Phoenix: "I am going before the people of Arizo na on my record." Welcome home, Ralph Cameron! Thrice welcome as a candidate for the office of United States senator from Arizona. A grateful people -will re- o New York Will Win the Pennant St Louis, Sept 20 -New York ar rived to-day just In time for the sched uled game with St. Louis, having stop ped over in Detroit on a last moment decision to play off a delayed game with Pittsburg. That game the Giants won, while Philadelphiat was shutting Chicago out in the Windy City. Barring an unprecedented slump, the National League pennant will surely go to New York. Both Pittsburg and Chicago have seemingly gone to pieces at the crucial moment, while the Giants are playing the strongest game right now seen in the National league this season. It looks like the Giants already had a mortgage on the pennant.' o LOST -Pocketbook containing sum of money last evening. Liberal reward if brought to the Examiner office.