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PAGE THREE VERDE MINERS ARE 0 NING FOR T DRILLING CONTEST T O BRING EXPERTS TO THE HAMMER AND DRILL FROM ALL OVER COUNTY ; DIVIDE CONTESTANTS. fFrom Wednesday's Daily.) The miners' . drilling contest is daily becoming more of interest to the miners throughout Yavapai coun ty. There is no question but what several teams will be entered from the Verde district and there is every reason to believe that there will be at least one team competing from each of the operating mines in Yavapai county. Every effort is being made by the committee to make this contest a suc cess from start to finish, and if the 1917 contest proves irp to the expec tations of the committee, this contest will be made a permantnl institution in the future. The committee is par ticularly desirous that the. miners themselves take an active interest in the contest. As many teams as pos sible are asked to compete. Good, substantial purses arc offered and this entertainment being given for the miners it is earnestly hoped that a large representation will be on hand during the big contest and to com pete in the same. The contest is divided into two classes: one for the amateurs and the other for the professional double-jack teams. In the amateur contest no professional driller who has drilled in a professional contest, will be allowed to enter. The double-jack hammers will be weighed by the committee and must weigh eight pounds or less. Due allowance will be -made for handles. All single-jack hammers will also be weighed by the committee and must weigh four pounds or less. Due al lowance will be made for handle. The prizes offered in the amateur contest are particularly attractive. For double jack teams the first prize hung up will be $250; second, $150, with en trance fee of $10 for the team. For single-jack men the first prize will be $200; second, $100, and entrance fee $5 per man. All contestants must apply to Bob Birch on or before July 2nd, by which time the entrance fee must be paid. Four hundred dollars will be award ed in the professional drilling contest. This prize is offered for professional double-jack teams, and this contest is contingent upon there being at least three teams of contestants entered. The various teams must establish the fact that they are recognized as pro fessional and as such arc entitled to a special contest with a special prize. The same rules will govern the pro fessional teams as apply to the ama teur contest. It lias been decided by the committee that the winners of the amateur contest may enter the pro fessional contest. Those desiring specific information regarding the rules and regulations of the contests arc asked to communi cate with the committee. The raising of the $1,000 purse is being pushed by Chairman Dave Biles and those in terested in this arc asked to sec him. COST OF LIVING HAS INCREASED 70 PER CENT STOCKHOLM, June 19. The so called "hunger demonstrations," which began in April and still arc contin uing in various towns and cities all over Sweden, have encountered a sympathetic understanding and recep tion from the diffcrcht municipal au thorities and from the Swedish people at large. This feeling, which has been heightened by the exemplary orderliness of the demonstrants, rests upon a comprehension of the very real hardships which the people of small means have to bear. The cost of living has risen 70 per cent since the beginning of the war. House rentals have been advanced SO per cent. Prices of foodstuffs averaged from 40 cities in the United States are, almost without exception, lower than the prices for the same articles in Sweden. A few articles cost more in mcrica than in Sweden, but all meats and all canned foods arc much dearci here. Some of the prices arc well calcu lated to stagger one; corn meal at 2Wi cents a pound, for example, and smoked horse meat sells at 47 cents a pound. There is a legally estab lished maximum price for potatoes of about $1.34 per bushel, but no dealer pays the slightest attention to it. The prevailing price is $3.20 a bushel. Lard at 63 cents per pound is another item contrasting strongly 1 jwith American prices. A mixture of j bref tallow and hog fat for frying can: .be had for 51 cents per pour.d. The' fame high prices prevail for all cort' of canned goods. With food price? at this height, there is little left for the poorer peo ple but bread, and the 12J5 ounce allowed daily are admittedly too little for them. Supplementary brcadcards have been distributed in great num bers some- 1,500,000 bringing the ration up to as much as a pound for persons doing especially hard manual labor; but the "hunger demonstrants" say that thousands of thern have re ceived either no cards or not enough. They demand also an increase of the amount of cracked oats, barley, rye ...i...-. ...i.:i. : .i;.:e 111 IW11UI, V Jlll.ll 111 ji'iiiii.11 under the name of groats, play such an important role in the households of the less well-to-do classes. The demonstrations have brought demands for a commercial agreement with England, and for the prohibi- lion of the exports of all foodstuffs. About 3,000 head of cattle arc going to Germany monthly, but the govern mcnt maintains that it cannot secure needed articles from Germany es pecially coal without this concession. Other demands include a lowering of food prices and rents .tax reduc tions for persons with incomes below $700 yearly, votes for women and in some of the resolutions prohibi- tion of the sale of all intoxicating liquors. ARIZONA HIGH ON THE ROLL OF HONOR (From Wednesday's Daily.) The last act of the Liberty Loan committee for the 12th Federal Re serve district, was one that gave the committee much pleasure. It was to announce to the people of the seven States in that district that the final figures handled by the committee, ex clusive of what additional reports i would be made on final compilation bv the San Francisco Federal Rc- serve bank, showed an excess sub- scription of $26,255,600 above the lotment of $140,000,000. Arizona had been allotted $3,812,046 o the Liberty Loan. Actual' figures in the nanus oi trie committee at int. time it concluded its labors, showed that this State had contributed in actual casn anil piciiges, .so.mju, or; n a ss- rirtrt I nearlv a million above its bit. And!an1 vigorous worfc J his is the sec this figure is by no means final. After the committee cot through its labors. subscriptions were still to be record-' cd directly by the officials of the bank. These figures, it is estimated, will run at least half a million more. The committee sent out a letter of thanks to the bankers and others who worked for the loan. In its conclud ing paragraph. Chairman Kains says: "You have the proud consciousness that you have been one of the army of workers "which has given a new distinction to the despised American dollar, and has made it known throughout the world as the final bul wark of democracy." This is the roll of honor of the States in the 12th Federal Reserve district, the first column showing the amount alloted to each State and the last column, the actual amount re ported to the committee: Arizona ....$ 3,812,046 $ 4,526,800 Idaho 4,913,642 5,835,000 Nevada .... 1,851,455 2,198,500 Oregon .... 11.637,992 13,820,500 Utah 6.070,731 7,209,100 Washington. 20,678,372 24,556,400 California .. 91,035,762 10S,108,300 $140,000,000 $166,255,600 SEEKS IDENTITY OF A DESERTED WIFE (From Thursnav's Daily.) Undisputablc proof of the identity of Mrs. Kelso, of this city, who re cently went to Fresno to secure her share of the estate of her husband, who was killed in that city after hav ing deserted his family two years ago, will be given by the authorities here. A photograph of Mrs. Kelso wasl,)oar1 of supervisors of Santa Cruz sent to the clerk of the Superior court county arc preparing to make the yesterday, with the request that lie j visit memorable to those attending certify to the identity of its owner. There was also a demand for certified copies of the marriage record. Kelso, under the name of Kelly, had married a widow with four children, after having left here, and it was only after his death, that a search of his effects revealed the fact to the Fresno au thorities that he had a wife living in Prescott. DEPOT OF JEROME JUNCTION IS DESTROYED (From Thursday's Daily.) The depot building at Jerome June tion, used jointly by the S. F. P. & P. and the U. V. railway, was de stroyed by fire yesterday afternoon at about 3 o'clock. Five cars of freight on the track of the United Verde road destined for Jerome, also was con sumed. These cars were loaded with mine timbers. The baggage was all j gotten out of the depot. Several sec- J tions of track were also destroyed. The origin of the fire is attributed to a lighted cigarette being thrown be neath the depot platform. NARROW ESCAPE FROM HORRIBLE DEATH CLARENCE STEWART OF WILLIAMSON VALLEY IS ENVELOPED IN SHEET OF FLAME WHEN GAS TANK IS IGNITED. j ' j (From Thursday's Daily.l I Clarence E. Stewart, of Williamson valley, had a miraculous escape from a horrible death Tuesday night, when j he was enveloped in a sheet of flame as a 50-gallon tank with gasoline c.x- J ploded, burning to the ground a gar- age and a building used for storage purposes. tie entered the garage to secure gasoline to come to this city in his auto, and setting the lantern on the floor, over five feet from the tank- started to draw the gas when the ex plosion followed. His cries attract cd his father, and his life was saved by the latter throwing over his body an old robe which extinguished the flames. Mr. Stewart, remarkable as it may seem, was only lightly burned on the face and hands, and in a few days will be able to attend to his cattle business. In speaking of the accident, he stated that he was careful in handling the lantern, and set it down at point on the floor at what he sup posed was a safe distance. It is his belief that in filling the measure the gasoline spattered onto the lantern I an t is probable some entered the "cm. of the globe and ignited. i ne iniiiumg was totally destroyed al-jand,he na"lcs als reached an al J'ni!ig nousc, wnerc was storcu mis- ccnancous property, saddles ana Krains. the total loss reaching to over v-" " -....w. J- w- Stewart, who brought the news to the city yesterday, stated that hie hnitin e cnviil -tilt lit rr-rm r - ... j iond "rc to oce"r a tc Stewart place. t,ic being destroyed last year. TAX CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT NO GALES (From Thursday Daily.) The State Tax Commission has called a meeting of the county assess ors, members of boards of supervisors and State tax commission to be held in the court house at Xogales during the week beginning July 23, 1917, at 10 o'clock, a. m. At this meeting the valuations on all classes of property in the State will be discussed, the object being to gather information which will aid the State board in securing a just and equitable equalization. Unusual inv portancc attaches to the conference this year in view of the greatly in creased valuations anticipated on most classes of properly. i'ormcriy tne commission has re quired the attendance of all the clerks of tiic boards of supervisors and or dercd that the assessment rolls of each county be brought to the meet ing, but this year the commission, as an experiment, is leaving the clerk and the rolls at home, thus eliminat ing a considerable expense which, in the past, has been the cause of much criticism. 'Special invitations have been issued to the representatives of nearly every class of property, but the commission extends a general invitation to every taxpayer in the State to attend this conference, as the subjects to be dis cussed will be of vital interest to everyone. The chamber of commerce and tne conicrcncc anil the commission anticipates a large attendance. FIRST ARIZONA BEST BRANCH OF SERVICE (From Wednesday's Daily.) The advantages of the First Ari zona infantry over all other branches of the service will be explained to the young men of Yavapai county by Captain Edwin M. LeBaron of Mesa, the champion recruiter, who arrived in the city for a stay of several days, yesterday. While here, Captain Le Baron will he quartered at the St. Michael hotel. "There is a fine bunch of men in the regiment now," said the captain yesterday, "and they arc not the usual type of army recruits. Since Febru ary, when war hit this country, we have been securing men of note in their communities, as privates in the regiment. I know of men of real means, chaps who left $350 a month jobs, to serve in the ranks. "The advantages of enlisting volun tarily, and not waiting to be drafted,! sxc-obyipus. ProOiOjiOns will, come rnorc readily to qualjncd rhen if they hive joined instead or. being can scripted. "There are between O0 and SOfl en listed men in the regiment now. fec. fore the Tfgiment can be called com plete, it must number 2,002 rben and officers and. have :i reserve of 0)0 men. This means that nearly 1900 rnen must be gotten iitp the regiment before it is at war strength. Some of the men will volunteer; the rest will be drafted. Provisions are already made for drafting the hurrfbef heeded for the State troops, in addition to those who will be taken out of Ari zona or the new; war army of 659,000 men the United States is going to train beginning about September 1st. "Every man who leaves your com munity to join some branch of the service like the navy or (he regular army now, works a hardship on his home town, or he leaves one less available man to stand the draft. No matter how many Prescott sends to the navy, for instance, the conscrip tion will take its regular quota. And 'f the eligible population is decreased by this sort of enlistment, it will mean Just so many more who are not en tirely free of dependent obligations, to ill the regular draft quota. "After the- war, the rren of the First lArizona will come back, members of i distinct organization. They will not merely have gone to war. Thcir's will have been service in the only military unit that will be recognized is coming from Arizona. J "One great advantage of joining' the -cgimcnt now and not waiting until he draft calls you to the colors, is hat you will receive just about two noiiths' more training, qnd will be list two months nearer physical fit .icss to stand the strains of military ife." Captain LeBaron is the man who nlistcd 300 odd men in the north of he State. Mohave and Coconino ountics have been the banner re ruiting counties for the First Ari- ona, and have nearly supplied their uiota. This means there will be no lraft in those counties. Flagstaff and 'hloride arc the highest percentage owns in the United States in point jf voluntary enlistments, having sup plied hundreds to the First Arizona. FRONTIER DAYS TO HAVE LOT OF FUN (From Wedneidy's Daily.) Fun and more fun may truly be said o be the official slogan, for the four lays of the big ctlelvration, for the jrogram which is planned will not .How of one dull moment. Special lans are being made by the local Jlks for the entertainment of the iiiting herd who will come to Pres ott from every section of the State. The Prescott City Band recruited u 16 pieces will furnish the music 'tiring the celebration. Concerts will "it played on the plaza in the morn ngs, commencing at 10 o'clock and 'ontinuing until 12. Every afternoon rum 2 until 5, the annual Frontier lays sports will be carried on at the Frontier Days grounds. In the even ing, band concerts will be played from 7:30 until 9:30, and dancing tin ier the auspices of the Frontier Days Xssociation, on a special outdoor plat form to be erected to accommodate cveral hundred persons from 8 until 12 o'clock. A carnival company has )ocn signed which will play during he four days. Aside from this gen eral outline, there are numerous :vcnts scheduled ahead. Many of the cowboys are drifting u daily, and many new faces will be een in the arena this year. July 5th has been set apart by the xccutive committee of the Frontier Oays Association, as Governor's day. nswering a request sent him by rcna Director Haworth, Governor lanipbell says: "In reply to your favor of June 15th vould state that I think I can arrange ny plans to be with you on the 5th, md shall be most glad to head the parade on horseback on Governor's day. 'Will you please bear in mind that I had rather a rough experience at Red Lake la.st Fall, and be, sure to get a gentle horse, and not one of the kind you used to wrangle in your I spare moments. HIGH PRICED LEAD STIMULATES MINING (From Wednesday's Daily.) John Harlan, who has been operat ing the Crook gold mine for its gold values mainly, stated yesterday the ead content of its ores will hereafter bcinade an object of recovery, owing to the high price of this metal, which has reached to over 11 cents a pound. Thc mill on the ground will be started up in a short time, and the lead zona in old workings will be developed en ergetically. Mr. Harlan is quite opti mistic over thc outlook and the black superceding the yellow metal may be one of thc surprises to face an old- time gold-rated property. For quick and artistfc Job worfc. the Journal-Miner is the place. nrnnun rtirinrnn mm umrat CAMPS TO BE IN AUGUST LAST OPPORTUNITY FOR CIVILIANS TO EARN COMMISSIONS; MEN OF OVER THIRTY-ONE TO BE GIVEN PREFERENCE. S A X FRANCISCO. June 20. Civilians will have their last oppor tunity to earn commissions as officers of the reserve corps in the second ser ies of camps which will open in vari ous sections of the country, August 27th, according to Colonel Melvin W. Rowell, officer in charge of training camps for the Western department of the army. The third series of camps will be supplied from men who have already enlisted in cither the regular army, national guard or who were drawn in the first quota of the selec tive draft army. The Western department of the army will furnish 1,075 candidates for the second camp which will be at the Presidio here. The quotas of the States follow: California, 457; Mon tana, 72; Wyoming, 28; Idaho, 64; Washington, 240; Oregon, 130; Ne vada, 16 and Utah, 68. Members oi the training camp will receive $100 per month, transportation, uniforms and subsistence and must agree to accept such commissions as are ten dered. Those eligible to apply for training in the camps are as follows: Men qualified, who were unable to attend the first scries of camps through no fault of their own. Non-commissioned officers of the regular army recommended already for temporary . appointment. Age limit, 50 years. Citizens of valuable military experi ence with ability to leadership. Age limit, 44 years. Men of exceptional qualifications who tendered their services to the government prior to June 5, 1917, and who have been listed under war de partment general order No. 37. Age limit, 50 ears. Resigned officers of the regular army under 30. !Mcn of proper qualifications who have had three years in the army or national guard under 50. Citizens of the United States who have had service in the present war as officers and non-commissioned offi cers of the line in the armies of friend ly powers, under 44. The minimum age limit for all is 20 years and nine months but in order to obtain the experienced class oi men desired those over 31 years of age will be given preference. Men certified for the first series of camps but who were unable to attend be cause of lack of room will have to renew their applications. All applications must be in prior to July 15 and must contain the names of at least three responsible citizens. No letters of recommendation are de sired. After July 15 army examiners will visit various points to examine applicants. TENTATIVE DEAL FOR JOSEPHINE IS CLOSED (from Thursday's Daily.) Retiring last week from the man agement of the Silver Belt Consoli dated, W. E. Paige yesterday, practic ally concluded negotiations for taking over the Josephine group, situated near Senator, and leaves today for New York City to place thc proposi tion before his associates, A. J. Pey ton & Co., members of the stock cx change of that city and also rated as among the largest mine brokers of the country. Thc owners are Judge J. J. Haw kins, of this city; Earl Webster, of Phoenix, and Frank E. Bosler, of Pittsburg, Pa. Early operations cov ered an extensive line of development the main shaft reaching a depth of over 200 feet, with an ore dump esti mated at over 1,500 tons ,of a good milling grade of gold-copper-lead con tent. Mr. Paige has made a "careful sampling of this product, and while withholding values, states the propo sition is decidedly attractive. The Josephine is situated on thc contact which includes thc Snoozer of the Commercial Company, a ship per of high grade copper in recent years. The Bradshaw Copper Mines Co. is also a neighbor. Mr. Paige while a recent arrival, is equipped with many years of experience in practical mining, and in different fields has been associated with the above Eastern mining firm in success ful undertakings. He also is to be come interested in other properties of this section, and retains large in- I terests in the Silver Belt. Mr. and .Mrs. .Paige leave today tor New ion: 'city, to return during the first week ,in July, -when the Josephine winc I into -action again for the first time !n nearly 13 years. PRESCOTT ROOKIES IN STRENUOUS ROLE (From Wednesday's Daily.) In a letter to Bob Smith, of the! Owl Drug & Candy Co...M. N. Del- 1 lTld. n. recruit of the- First Ari?rtni infantry who enlisted in this city with ,:,., :,... :.... esting account from Naco on the bor-. dcr of what the rookie is going through in his swift military pace these days. He says: ! "The heat is intense and the hot winds are blowing. I wish some of you fellows in Prescott were with us , now, but it will be only a question of a short time until you all will be rounded up to toe the line. It will certainly go hard with you, from the strenuous pace we are clipping. 1 had four blisters on my feet and scv cral on my back and waist line after hiking over the country in carrying the 90 pounds of luggage. Dick Richards was promoted to the hos pital corps, and a young man yon know who was clerk of the Head ho tel, overslept one morning, and now slumbers in solitary confinement for two weeks for exceeding the sleep limit. All of the boys are doing fine and bye and bye we'll all be genuine soldiers." Dclfield also sends photos of actual army life in camp, in which many familiar faces arc seen in scrubbing away at the wash tub, getting the camp in tidy condition, and other physical exertions which must have i occasioned havoc to the youth who ! . had easy going until Uncle Samuel j exerted an influence to get him in lockstep to do something real and lasting for his country. MEXICAN KILLS WIFE, THEN HIMSELF (From Thursday's uaily.) CLARKDALE, June 20. Arnulfo Hernandez, aged 35, a Mexican la-1 borer, shot and instantly killed his Ungrudging support to the move . ... . . .. , mcnt to give Arizona a namesake wife and committed suicide here yes-I mong thc rcg;nlcnts that w; cnter tcrday. Thc couple had been scpar- the trenches, was given at the charn- ated, and their final and fatal quarrel arose when thc husband demanded that his wife return to their home. Mrs. Hernandez was a widow when she married Hernandez, and after be coming his wife, she continued to visit her former mother-in-law, with whom she was on very friendly terms. Hernandez objected to their friend ship, and the separation came about over this matter. After their separation, Mrs. Her nandez went to live with her former , , r , mother-in-law. Hernandez went to thc house. Patio 36, and asked his wife when she was coming home. She replied she would return when they had settled their differences. He , , , . , drew a gun and shot her. Thc mur- dcrcr then returned to his own home, next door, and there committed suicide. It is said that thc Hernandez fam ily difficulties had been taken to the iusticc court, where a vain effort was made to reconcile them. The cor oner's verdict was murder and suicide. USURPATION IS REAL CHARGE AGAINST PAT (From Thursday's Daily.) Pat Costello rather reversed things ...i t. . i . i . . . -. i . i ,,L """",U1"1 ,u "K" w,,u ' better half, using a flat-iron as a ! combined proposition, premise and f syllogism. He may suffer for having usurped the privileges of the Irish housewife, to wield flat-irons, rolling pins and other weapons, common to thc Jiggs family and others. Thc Costellos live in Ash Fork, whence came a copy of the record before the justice of thc peace, to the Superior court yesterday. Instead of winning his marital debate, Pat mere ly got himself accused of assault with a deadly weapon, upon thc person of ; the said Mrs. P. J. Costello, contrary to the laws of the State of Arizona and human nature. Costello was held to answer for his misdeed to the Superior court. Another assault case was reported from Jerome, where it is alleged, Al fredo Cobo attempted to use a knife on Camilo Alvarez. Alfredo was held in the sum of $2,000 bail to await the action of the Superior court. FATAL ILLNESS rvrcrr, wf nf 9 v'e n,;w W. J. Birchcll, over 30 years ago alv'sitors Se places to lay their plcas- resident of this city, who returned about ten days ago from Phoenix, was stricken with epilepsy on Cortcz street last Friday his death following on Sunday night at Mercy hospital. Thc body is at W. Ml Poulson & Co.'s and is being held to await advices from relatives. He had nothing on his person to establish identity, but it is stated he was a member of Tcmpe lodge of Knights of Pythias. He was a butcher by trade and came to thc city to seek a change of climate for his health. Journal-Miner for fine job work. ' BUSINESSMEN 10 ! BACK UP ARMY i DCPDI HUMP in i in , iCHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO AID FIRST ARIZONA RECRUITING PARTY IN PRACTICAL WAY; RED CROSS PLANS. (From Friday's Daily.) ' I A 1 . The following resolution was presented at the chamber of commerce last evening and upon, motion, unanimously adopted: "Whereas, in purchasing Liberty Loan bonds the State of Arizona, by its conspicuous over-subscription, has achieved honorable distinction; and "Whereas, the" result in large measure was assisted by the generous subscription of Sen ator W. A. Clark on behatf of the United Verde Copper Company; and "Whereas, the presentation by the State of Arizona of a silver service to the United States Battleship Arizona was greatly aided by the courtesy and generosity of Senator W. A. Clark; "Therefore Be It Resolved, that the Yavapai County Chamber of Commerce, in regular meeting assembled, ex press to Senator Clark its rec ognition of his assistance, its appreciation of his conduct and its respects to a truly loyal and patriotic citizen. Be It Further Resolved, that the foregoing preamble and resolution be spread .in full upon the minutes of this cham ber of commerce, a copy furn ished the local press for publi cation, and a copy sent to the distinguished citizen and I , t 1 4' ( 4.4.4," , I donor. ber of commerce meeting last night. when Captain E. M. LeBarron, Lieu tenant Anderson and Corporal fleck er were received and given the privil eges of the floor. As a result of brief speeches by the recruiting officers, the chamber of commerce passed a resolution endors ing: Xbc, movement, and moved the appointment of a. sub-coiimiittce of till rnfutliit Inn rn mtlifr. r- itT-rc t r 'devote thc time of the members as much as possible to actively assisting the recruiting ofiiccrs. Captain LeBarron explained care c.it.. i,., .:..-;.. . :.. : ti.: : iiui , tut. iiuaiiuu .lubina i.- ill. ft iu: c., .:ii !,.. ., ,t ;. .i,,t,. : by enlistment or conscription, and the 'ioiior of having entered voluntarily, ! jneBj"I!;iIjl0r.tl;n stronKI' in ravor of I ,. C1"C , , , , i Lieutenant Anderson told oi the ,, rrnr,,c f ... r- . Ar;, ,1 in part to thc excellent care taken of the men by Major C E. Yount. the medical chief. He, himself, had been a private last June, and had within one year, by merely working hard, raised himself and earned a commis sion. This opportunity, he stated, was open to every young man who would perform. Corporal Hcckcr of the U. S. regu lars explained that he was here re cruiting, but that to each applicant, he put the question: "How do you feel about joining the First Arizona, the logical unit for you to enlist inv Thc corporal's liberal attitude on this matter was warmly commended by ,ile nft;CPrs of thp First Arizona. Red Cross Work. m. Greenwood ablv discussed the plan of the Red Cross to raise $10,000. which is Yavapai county's share of the $100,000,000 which must be raised in order to finance the humanitarian branch of the U. S. military. He ex plained that those who had become members, had not contributed any thing to this particular fund. "Thc hardest nut to crack, is the man, and his name is legion, who never reads thc newspapers or magazines, never sees thc posters and fails to discuss with his fellow citizens ,thc situation wc arc now in. He cannot be ap proached for a Red Cross donation, for he has not been educated up to the need of evcrv citizen contribut ing. He thinks it is a private charity of sonic sort. The Red Cross is no charity. It is a duty of Christian men and women, to help protect thc men who are protecting us on the battlefield. They may spend their lives you who contribute no matter how much you give, arc only spend ing your dollars." Those Missing Houses. The accommodations which art not, were again discussed by C. E. Gentry, who is again saddled with tne amy ot seeing mat frontier uays urc-wcary heads o'nights. "Brownie" said that he thought he was up against thc hardest job of his career, but that with what thc gods provide, and thc citizens of Prescott contribute of their floor space, he would minister to the comfort of the pilgrims. "I have been to every corner of the county within the past month. First. I thought wc might expect 3,000 i visitors. Now, I am convinced we will get 5,000." he said. RECRUITING WEEK OPENS WASHINGTON. June 23 Recruit ing week opened with the army re cruiting service read- for a great drive for volunteers. I