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WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 21, 1921 """ HSIHS ENJOY M ROAD f 0 JEROME UPON ITS POME OPENING (From Friday's Delly) Completion in two-thirds of the al lotted time of the Granite Dells sec tion of the Prescott-Jerome highway seems to be purely a matter of morale. At lease it was so taken by a number of guests of Superintend ent Sheppard Hiscox, at the , format opening' of the section at noon yes terday. Mr. Hiscox' was as good a host as he is roadbuilder, so any thing said -herein goes double. When the engineer iaid out the work a year ago, he estimated 90 days for the 4,200 foot cut through the granite -gorge through which the old Bianconi 'road flowed toward Granite creek. It was Division En gineer Ed Wolfe who figured it this way. When the state road crew was told to go and build the road, .it was indicated to the drillers and muckers and teamsters and cooks and powder men and others that maybe Mr. Wolfe's estimate .of time had been a little long, and anything that might be done to show him up 'as a bum estimator, a pessimist arid a general nuisance, 'would be appreciated. Hiscox closed the so-called Dells road two 'months ago yesterday. At noon yesterday, the first cars, driven by Bob Byrns and Dr. Yount. traversed the road and an hour later it was thrown open to the G. P. Six" hundred feet of surfacing re mains to be done, but one wagon can do ISO feet a day, and it will not be long before 'the job is 'complete. And the Bridge Ed Harrington has stripped enough of the Granite creek bridge to prove to interested beholders that it is a sassy job of concrete. The structure needs a couple of weeks more to ripen, while the guard rails are be ing built, and then it will be mi stakes and away for the contractor's gang. 'The' opening of the bridge will "take place about the first of the month and 'then the state is through, finished, done, completed on the road. " , ,' The Artistic Viewpoint Mrs. Yount and Grace Sparkes, who were among the guests yester day, did not look at the engineering, and construction aspects of the job. They observed a good wide road where before only a narrow one grew and'.thrivcd, and then paid, a Jot of attention to the scenery... ..They had feared, they admitted, that the rude, rough and uncouth men with the TNT would ruin a lot of marvel ous rocks and leave the road running- through a scene of devastatfon. They were both surprised and de lighted to find that although a good deal of shooting had been done, there remained quite a quantity of scenery lying around out of doors. Right along the roadside the rocks looked a trifle disturbed they were bound to but there is high hope that a little rain will erode the TNT dust away -and nature will take her usual course to cover up and hide the malignant marks of man. At one point the road had been lowered. By contrast, the cliffs on the south appeared higher and more Garden of the Goddish. At another, Granite Mountain peeped through a cleft of the yellow granite knolls and made a fine blue scene which de lighted the women members of the party and did not exactly displease the men. More Artistic Work Preserving the scenery was not sufficiently interested," Mr. Tally said, "it will i.nakeva more thorough investigation. 1 think it will do the county good. Whether Veil founded or not, Mr. Douglas' statements have started a discussion which should prove of value. With some of his remarks you may not agree. With some of his remarks I do not agree. But no item is too small in any of these matters of taxation but that everyone owes it to himself as a citizen of the county and the state thp only artistic work done by the road crew and the visitors. In the first place, the cook had prepared a dinner that was a work of art it consisted of exactly the same fare that is served each day at the husky laborers, foremen, engineers and bosses. It consisted of roast beef, dressing, gravy, corn, beans, pota toes, coffee, tea, pie, pudding and cake. In the second -and, it is believed, the more important place, there was the trencher work of Harry Heap and Aaron Powers. Aaron ate two pieces of pumpkin pic. This consti tutes an indisputable world record. Never before has he done such a thing that is hardly never. Mr. Heap was not far ahead of the rest of the guests, although it was impossible for the city bunch to do anything like the finished work of the workmen. They acted at the table like workmen always do in a manner expressive of keen enjoyment of viands and great ability to put thein out of sight. At that, the mess costs less than the prescribed $1.50 a day, or half a dollar a meal. The Next Two Jobs Federal a,id 'is to be approved,' en gineers think, on the three 'and a half miles of the project 'ending at the; fork of the roads beyond Whipple Barracks. It will be six weeks be-! fore this is done and until word is received from Washington, the state cannot turn a spadeful of dirt. Meanwhile, however, Hiscox's splen did organization may be used on the surfacing job across Lonesome val ley. This may occupy two months. Thirty trucks, a steam shovel and a gravel pit that has already been strip ped, will make it comparatively easy to put an eight-inch capping on the worst mud stretch now remaining on the shortline road, and thus com plete the section up to the foot of Yaeger canyon. The thirty trucks, Hiscox esti mates, will be able by working from two ends, to surface four miles a month. Traffic would not have to be detoured for this job. Cattle Market Liberal Receipts 6f Cattle, "Hogs and Lambs Higher KANSAS CITY STOCK YARDS Sept 12. Thirty thousand cattle and 5,000 calves, arrived today, the largest supply thus far this season, though 5,00 less than a year ago. On the corresponding day a year ago, re ceipts were the largest of 1920. Best cattle held steady with others irregu lar, mostly lower. Demand for hogs was active at strong to 10 cents higher prices, top $8.65. Trade in lambs was delayed for a time by heavy rains but finally got under way at strong to 25 cents higher prices. Today's Receipts Receipts today were 30,000 cattle, 6,000 hog's, and 9,000 sheep, compared with 20,500 cattle, 6,000 hogs, and 16,000 sheep a week ago, and 35,300 cattle, 6,050 hogs, 14,250 sheep a year ago. Beef Cattle Best cattle held steady and sold readily. Others were 10 to 25 cents lower, and after the decline was es tablished they moved freely. At the outset there was some delay owing to the heavy rains. General demand was in keeping with the liberal re ceipt's. Outside orders were fairly large, and local killers bought more than on preceding Mondays. The best steers here brought $9.40. Other fed, steers sold at $8.50 to $9.25, Strictly prime steers would have brought $10.00 or better. Wintered summer grazed steers sold up to $8.25, and straight grass fat steers up to $7.25. Medium cows aifd heif- ers were 10 to 15 cents lower and others steady. Veal calves were 25 cents lower.' Stockers andSFeeders Trade in the best classes of -stock ers and feeders was active at steady prices. Plain, medium and common kinds were lower. A good many country buyers were here. Hogs Hog prices .were strong to 10 cents higher than last week's close, and fully 25 cents higher than the low point last week. The top price was $8.65, and the bulk of the good hogs sold at $7.75 to $8.65. Pigs were steady, top $8.50. The market open ed barely" steady and the advance came at the close.' Sheep and Lambs Lambs were 25 to 50 cents higher and sheep up 25 cents. Most of the western lambs sold at $9.00 to $9.40. Ewes sold up to $4.00, and feeding lambs brought $6.00 to $7.00. Horses and Mules A moderate increase was reported in demand for horses and .mules. Operations remain unchanged as fol lows: Drafters, good to choice, 1,500 to 1,700 pounds, $100 to $1.75; fair to good, $60 to $100; chunks, $50 to $115; southerners, $20 to $100; plugs, $5 to $20; choice heavy mules, $120 to $140; medium weights, $50 to $80, and 13 to 14 hand grades, $25 to $65. HOW CHAMPION OF THE TRAPS LOST BY however. He' turiied to Woolfolk Henderson, the Kentucky shooter, who was refereeing and who was taken somewhat unawares by the sit uation, and said ; "Lost," Says Arie "Well, I guess it's a lost 'bird, Woolfolk." "Anything the matter with your, gun?" asked Henderson. "Not a thing; it's a lost bird," re peated Arie, and after a consultation with Stdney McLinn, the secretary- manager of 'the association, the an nouncement was made that Arie had lost 'the match. It is hard to say why Arie failed to shoot at the target. Perhaps his mind was dwelling upon the number of pigeons he had shot earlier in the day. He might have said to him self: "Wcll, I've shot 479 targets already today. If I break this, we'll be tied and there'll be no telling how much longer i H nave to Keep on. it s a great life if you don't weaken." And the target sailing through the air on the call of "piill may have found his mind still occupied with these re flections, with the unfortunate result related. Probably Art Killam, who kept his eyes on the ground and did not listen to the discussion which followed the happening, would have been glad to allow Arie to shoot an other bird had the latter suggested it, but Arie did the sportsmanlike thing in not attempting to avoid the rules. A Weakness of Trapshooting But the incident discloses a weak ness of trapshooting that an un sportsmanlike person in Arie's po sition could probably have called for another target and have "gotten away with it." Rules' which can be circumvented arc poor ones. They bind only the fair-minded fol lowers of the sport ami to the others, open the way to an underhanded ad vantage which may decide a match. It is too difficult fora referee to de cide 'whether a -bird leaves the trap "promptly on the call of .pull" and to enforce the rule with unfailing jus tice. The condition should not exist and can be avoided. All that is necessary is to provide an arrangement (an electric button pushed by the foot to release the trap would do), which will make the shooter himself re sponsible for the promptness of his target. If this were done there would be no option open to him. Wc should long ago ha,c passed the time when "sorting or' targets is possible. tflS 1KELE5 1 TRUST M TE 00 1! (From Friday's Dally) There is an erroneous impression of the purposes and aspirations of Los Angeles, powerward, according to E. F. Scattergood, electrical en gineer for the coast city in a long and interesting address to the cham ber of commerce last night. The Angel City desires only a part of - project that is one-sixth of the pos sible projects on the Colorado river, rand before it undertakes to provide itself with any. power at all, will divide up with home consumers Arizonans There has been a propaganda against Los Angeles' right in south ern California about this matter, the speaker said. Los Angeles has -20 per cent of the power locations of southern California on file; it had 34 per cent of the population; on ac count of the concentration of in dustries, raising the per capita power needs of the city, it really should obtain more than its popula tion proportion Hence, Mr. Scatter- good said, the plans of Los Angeles are not properly brande das monopolistic. At some length, the engineer de scribed the project at Bolder can yon, where Los Angeles hopes to develop power for its increasing needs He gave a still more inter esting insight into costs and other figures under questioning that arose after F. S. Viele had been persuaded to overcome his native modesty and express himself to a further degree. He had already done considerable self-expressing in' connection with the good roads discussion. L. L. Bates wanted to know what provisions "was, being "made, 'if any, about irrigation The, well known. agricultural expert . had heard a .lot t. a .1 i;if jt ' - II EXPERTS IN SMOKE MORRISON IKES AUDIT RF BOOKS State Examiner Here to Look Over Yavapai Accounts; Re ceives Call From TJ. V. X. Au ditor Who Inspects Records (From Friday's Dally) Mark Arie, the Champaign, 111., professional, brother of Champion Nick Arie of Kingman, won a host of friends for himself, even thoush he lost, the professional champion ship to Art Killam of East St. Louis, III., by his sportsmanlike conduct. None of the newspapers carried the details of the event. They are rather interesting. Mark Arie and Art Killam had tied with 198-700. Both had gone straight in the first two slioot-offs of twenty-'! five birds each and Killam had' broken his third string without a miss. Arie had one more bird to shoot. He had already fired at 479 targets that day. Through some queer mental quirk which all shoot ers have experienced, he called I for his 480th bird and failed to shoot. Had he wished to take advantage of one of the weaknesses of trapshoot ing he could undobutcdly have called for another bird, and it would have been allowed him; he could have pro tested that the pull was too slow, too fast, or have feigned a mechani cal difficulty with his gun. Mark Aire isn't that kind of a sportsman, (From Friday's Daily) The regular yearly examination of the books of Yavapai county was be gun by State Examiner Hugh Morri son yesterday. Mr. Morrison arrived from Kingman, where he had made his audit of the Mohave county books, looked over the . Katherine mining district and decided that if everything claimed for it is true, Cripple Creek, Klondike and Tono- pah will recede to an insignificant place in the history of gold mining. The work of checking over the books of the county officers is con ducted both in the offices and in the vaults of the board of supervisors, where checks of the records are al ways kept filed. While engaged in preparing his survey, Air. Morrison received as a caller H. T. Cuthbert, accountant, who came from Phoenix to examine the books of the United Verde Ex tension and who was put to work looking up matters in relation to tax ation. , about power, but little on the' sub ject of irrigation. Mr. Scattergood obliged with a statement that the project would do these things: Eliminate flood dam age; control supply of irrigation wa ter to level the dry and wet seasons and cycles; provide Arizona with a taxable investment of over $50,000. 000, and, in general, take care of power needs that are of somewhat vague but certainly prospective character at this 'time. Mr. Viele was impelled' 'to 'ask some questions by the fact that the engineer had disclosed what appear ed to be a very low kilowatt hour cost at the nowerhouse switchboard, The question was asked 'by one of the many engineers who attended the meeting. Mr. Viele felt that to announce such a low .price might lead some of his friends and cus tomers present to feel that possibly the Arizona Power company was more or less given to banditry., Mr. Scattergood appreciated the delicate position of the local power provid er and admitted that when trans mission lines at, a large round per mile figure were added, it would be impossible to figure ' the KW's so low. Burnett Moody of the bureau of power and light of the city of Los Angeles spoke briefly upon phases of the proposed development. (From Saturday's Dally) Tom Crawford came Back to 'the jury box and Judge Sweeney yester day resumed hearings on the smoke case, with two defense experts on the stand during the day. They were W. W. Jones, formerly of the Selby commission, and T. J. McDonald of Knoxville, Tenn., once arbitrator for the state of Georgia in smoke, case's. The testimony of Jones was con cluded from Tuesday when the case was recessed on account of the ill ness of Mr. Crawford. There will be a half holiday today. There were a number of possible pest or disease causes of crop dam age on the Biles-Wells farm, accord ing to the experts. The subject of compensation of witnesses of the so-called, expert class, was brought up in connection with the Jones testimony. The plaintiff sought to draw from the witness the facts Surrounding his hire by the defendant and Jones was al lowed to go into the subject but not very far. He declared that although employed by a corporation to look up smoke cases, he was given a sort of roving commission to chase down facts and did not presume to go be yond what appeared to him to be the real facts in connection with "the ca's'e. Mr. McDonald 'is a smoke and plant expert who has been 'connect ed with 'cases similar to that at bar for a number of years. At the- time the metal industry and the farmers of Georgia were warring over claims, the- state named him as a sort o tribunal to arbitrate cases. In dis tricts where smoke cases "have been fought out over a period of years, ar bitration is said to have become the fashion, saving, considerable in costs after courts have clearly defined the rights of the parties. I E IS BEST FOR KIDS, THE STTEPflUCf Some Data on State Welfare Board Which Is of Help to Mothers and Children; Econ omy Without "Con" PLUNKETT lie EYE HI CHI AT THE GAPITDL s MRDBMIS wen The state board of registration for architects, professional engineers, land surveyors and assayers, created by the last legislature, has announced that it is prepared to receive and act upon applications for registration. Application blanks and copies of the act creating the board may be ob tained from the secretary, room 7, city hall. Phoenix. The registration act does not apply to stationary or railroad engineers, but members of the other professions, or vocations covered by the act who wish to retain the confidence of the public will doubtless seek registra tion. No written or oral examination is required unless the applicant's rec ord or credentials arc inadequate or unsatisfactory. Millions of dollars worth of watches Ancient Wooden Bridge Goes Out; East Gurley (From Saturday's Dally) Travelers to Whipple Barracks or other points east, of the city by way of the East Gurley street route will soon be relieved of an old and .un sightly wooden bridge, according to City Manager John H. Robinson. For some time, city crews have been engaged in the construction of a large culvert to take care of waters flowing through a wash from ' the hills south of the city, and crossing East Gurle3r and East Willis streets. The culvert has been completed, and the city is filling in above it. The old bridge will be torn out as soon as the filling is done. The culvert is 100 feet long, five feet high and six feet wide, amply large enough to take care of all waters flowing through it during the wet season. It duplicates a similar culvert carrying the waters of this wash under East Willis. IELL IS HUnT IN SMASH Brother of .Governor Campbell Loses Fingers When His Left Hand Is Smashed in Auto Ac cident Near Mercy Hospital (From Saturday's Daily) Joe Campbell, brother of Governor Thomas E. Campbell, and well known resident of Prescott, yesterday sus tained injuries to his left hand which resulted in the amputation of the first two joints of the ring finger, when a car he was driving turned over at the street crossing just beyond the Mercy hospital. The accident occur red at about 4 o'clock in the after noon. No other passengers were in the car. Campbell was taken to the hospital immediately after the accident, where examination of his left hand by Dr. R. N. Looney revealed that an ampu tation of certain smashed joints would be necessary. The first two joints of the ring finger and the top joint ot the little linger were re moved. The patient was resting easily last night. Campbell was driving his machine over the concrete apron across the road just beyond the hospital. The machine left the concrete, at the right and turned over. Steering knuckle, windshield and lamps were smashed and part of the "right, side "of the tonucau bent in. In addition to his smashed fingers, Campbell sustained a severe shaking up and some slight minor bruises. s (From Thursday's Daily) No developments were reported to the sheriff s office yesterday in con nection with the search for M. W.' Burnett,' wanted by the authorities for the shooting of Jim Brown at a point near the OX ranch last Monday. Deputies from the local office were understood to be still scouring the hills in the Congress Junction coun try in the hope of crossing the trail of the cowpuncher. 9 MEN LOSE 'LIVES IN FIRE PHILADELPHIA, .Sept. 17. Nine men were killed in a fire at the At Give Notice of Law For Sick Passengers (Journal-Miner Capital Bureau) PHOENIX, Sept. 16. The state child welfare law, passed by the last legislature in response to the senti ment and demand that Arizona should take care of its dependent children in a manner which will in sure future good citizens 'through heme instead of institutional raising, is now in full operation throughout Arizona, except in the counties of Apache, Cbconino, Santa Cruz and Yuma, where local boards have not as yet, but will soon be, organized At a meeting held this week, the state board received 30 applications for relief. Cochise presented a list of 14 widows, who had received aid under the widows' pension law. Gila and Graham asked relief for widows with small children. Maricopa want ed aid for one defective child, one neglected child 'and two widows with' dependent 'children. The report of the secretary, Mrs. H. A. Guild, showed that she has visited the counties of Pima, Sanfa Cruz, Cochise, Pinal, Graham, Green lee and Gila, and in consultation with superior judges, probation and in digent officers, county school super intendents, Red Cross leaders and local boards, and had gathered in formation from these sources regard ing the condition surrounding de pendent children in those localities. One interesting fact brought out "was, that last year, Cochise county alone, expended $15,000 for thir relie of -widows with dependent children, just one-half of the entire amount appropriated by the state to meet this problem. Phoenix Mayor's Candidacy for Governor on Democratic Tick et May Come if Prospects Should Brighten Eliminating the Con Economy, with the "con" elimi nated, is the rule of "thumb, for the conduct, of departments and institu Hons' of - state, fuhder thd "jurisdiction of Governor Campbell. The heads of them have been requested, and urged to cut in every way possible without sacrificing efficiency, and they ate responding in a manner which bids fair to fulfill the governor's promise of saving $600,000 this fiscal year. Detailed figures will later be avail able, when the trimming process is completed. Still Going South The prisoners who had been given court tickets to Florence, and pend ing their removal to that retreat, broke jail at Nogales and crossed the nternational boundary line into Mex ico, are still at large. That is, three of them are, the fourth having been captured and turned over to Superin tendent Rynning of the state prison, At last accounts the desperate trio were still logging it south, following their release by the Sonora authori ties. That there is some hope they will be caught is contained in a letter just received by Governor Campbell from President Obregon in which the latter says he has "dispatched orders to the effect that immediately upon their apprehension they be de ported to Arizona." BOARD 1Y PASS BP COMMISSION FOR A Rejection by railroads of applicants for passage who, being tuberculars, were not equipped with stutum cups as required by law, has led Dr. A. M.- Tuthill, state health office, to issue the following notice to superintend ents of hospitals, institutions and boarding houses in the state, treating tubercular persons, and all others. concerned; "Your attention is invited to the fact that several instances have oc curred where tubercular patients have Leer, refused transportation by car riers because such patients were not supplied with suptum cups, etc., in accordance with the interstate quar antine regulations of the United States. ; To . prevent ;such embarrass ment to the patients and the common carriers, it is desired that you inform tubercular patients before traveling to or from your establishment of the re quirements of the regulations." Regular Meeting of Supervisors Mon day Expected to Take No Ac 'tion On "Five Vacancies BRENNAN' KAYOS CARP PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17. Bill Brciinaii. Chicago, knocked out Fred Carpenter of Racine, Wis., in 39 sec- have accumulated m Switzerland audjlanta Ref;llinK colpally t,lat hereLnds of the first round of their eight there is no market. Uodav. Imn,t i, I,,,-- trmiVlit (From Sunday's XaIIy) Indications were yesterday that the meeting of the board of supervisors tomorrow, the third Monday in the month, would pass the question of reappointment of the highway com mission. No information was put out'- yesterday by the ' board, but there have been several hints lately that the matter would not be rushed. The highway commission is too, important to be selected in an off hand manner -and besides there are issues up for settlement in a court action that may have a bearing on the appointments. By tomorrow, all members of the! commission will have overrun their two-year terms, so there will be five good whole vacancies to fill. Reap pointment of three .of the present members is expected. Hcinic W. Lewis of Jerome 'has indicated his unwillingness to serve a second term. (Journal-Miner Capital Bureau) PHOENIX, Sept. 16. Introducing Mr. W. H. Plunkett, at present mayor of Phoenix and probable democratic aspirant for the nomination-for -governor in the primaries next Septem ber. While there is a plethora of tenta tive candidates for the republican nomination for the same office, the democrats are having 'troubles of 'their own these days. Not long since it was decided by the party leaders to forget their differences and unite on G. W. P. Hunt, figuring that he was the strongest man in 'their ranks and would provide the most formidable opposition, .possible to muster, against anyone the G. O. P. would trot out. But backroom conferences do not al ways settle such matters, as under the primary system it is a 'free field, and no entry in any political "race can barred. Therefore, Mr. Plunkett has the idea milling around in the open spaces of his brain that as long as he has made good in the high and exalted office of mayor of Phoenix, that there is no good reason -why he should not occupy the leather-cushioned chair .in the state house. No formal announcement has yet been made but doubtless it will be forth coming in due time in event the out look brightens to any perceptible .de gree. - In the meantime the medicine-makers are going forward with their plans for' the lauricing'' of the Hunt candidacy. George has grown tired of m's job as minister to Siam and' has indicated his longing to return to Arizona and again become the stormy petrel of its politics. He is now busily engaged in writing letters to all the people whose names he can remem ber and favoring them with a set of chop-sficks..f The significance! of the chop-sticks cannot be figured out by the wise ones, 'but they are agreed that 'there 'is some deep meaning' at tached to them, which will later 'de velop. When the. official release from Siam comes for which he is daily offering up incense to the god in Washington, that part of democracy which is rallying to his standard will start their preparations for the mon ster welcome which will signify his advent here. Such old-time loyal sup-' porters as Homer Wood of Prescott are working out the details, assisted by many former conservatives, who desire to get behind and push, but who do not care for patent reasons, to get in the band wagon where.' they are in full view of the multitude. Safeguarding Prescott B y ROBERT CONNELL Chief, Prescott Fire Dept. The Jcnolan caves of Australia are lighted by electricity. Calling attention to the 'dangerous condition that has -arisen from the wide sale of inflammable cleaning iquids for home use, it is necessary to caution the housewives of Prescott to exercise the greatest care in pur chasing such cleaners. , Reports that I have received indi cate that many drug stores are put ting up solutions of carbon bi-sul- phide, which they offer to the public as safe preparations for the removal of spots and stains from clothing and other materials. This chemical is more explosive than gasoline because of its greater volatility. Its vapor.. will ignite at comparatively low .tem peratures without either spark or flame being present. The heat of a steam-pipe, for example, is sufficient. As a matter of fact, carbon bi-sul- phidc is classified as the most haz ardous of inflammable liquids. In ome instances, the carbon bi-sul-' phide is combined with ether, which makes it even more deadly. The fire hazards of cleaning fluids differ considerably, and buyers 'should ascertain whether they have been ex amined and passed upon by the .una derwriters' laboratories. Cleaning preparations consisting wholly of car bon tetrachloride arc safe from a fire standpoint, and are actually valuable in extinguishing small fires in con fined places. PRESIDENT BOUND HOME NORFOLK. Va.. Sept. 17. The Mayflower, with President Har'ding. and a vacation party aboard, sailed from Hampton Roads early tonight. The destination was not announced, but it was understood that the yacht would proceed toward Washington. i i ATTACH HTS PROPERTY LOS ANGELES. Sept. 17. 'Ray mond Gould has filed an attachment j against all the known real estate of ratty Arbuckle, in Los Angeles.