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(From Wednesday's Daily)
Measure Put in by Republican!
Leader in Senate, Considered
One of Most Important
Session; What it Achieves.
PHOENIX, April 25. Senator
Goodell's bill authorizing school trus
ties to contract for street paving
and sidewalks adjacent to school
property has been signed by the
governor and sent to the secretary
of state. This bill was passed by
the senate by a vote of 15 to 1 and
by the house by a vote of 32 to 9,
and was considered one of the most
important measures of the special
The law provides that the trustees
of any school or higlj school district
may, at their own discretion, enter .
into contracts for the grading, plank
ing, paving, capping, oiling, macad
amizing, graveling, piling or other
wise improving any street, alley, lane,
avenue, boulevard, highway or public
way adjacent to any property owned
or leased for school purposes, or for
the improvement ef any street inter
section adjoining any fourth block
on which school property is situated.
The law provides tliat all such im
provements shall be paid by a levy
which the trustees are authorized to
make against all of the taxable prop
erty in the district, the same to be (
included in the itemized statement of
expense filed, with the county super
intendent of schools.
(From .""ednesfiays Daily)
Short Time to Pay in Outstand
ing $850,000 in Second Instal
ment Taxes; F. E. Smith,
Burns Midnight Juice at Office
Mve days remain to taxpayers of
the county in which to pay uncol
lected taxes of the second installment
amounting to S85O.00C. County Treas
Fr Frank M. Smith lajit night -pid
hat $iOO,X of the second install
irent had been collected up to yes
terday. There remain to the tax
pavers only today, tomorrow, Friday,
Saturday and Monday to make pay
ment of their taxes and avoid becom
ing delinquent.
The tax-roll is keeping Treasurer
Smith busy these days and nights.
Under ordinary circumstances, it is
usual to sec offices in the court
house dark after 5 o'clock; but Mr.
Smith has been burning the midnight
j...ce in order to keep up with the
demands of his work, and lately has
been at the office until as late as 10
o'clock, seeing that the county's
financial affairs arc properly taken
care of. Lack of funds in the treas
urer's office budget prevents secur
ing the services of an extra deputy,
which are really required during the
present heavy rush of work. There
fore this conscientious overtime of
the county treasurer, who is one of
the few county officers to be found
in the court house after closing
Ciom Wednesday's Daily)
Pioneer Farmer of the Verde
District Passes on at Ripe Old
Age; Funeral Will be Held in
Prescott Tomorrow by Elks.
Funeral services for Edward Ma
hurin, pioneer rancher and stock
raider of the Verde valley, who died
at his home in Cottonwood shortly
;iitcr 5 o'clock yesterday morning,
v. ill be held here tomorrow aflcr
i.'jon under the auspiccs of the Pres
cott lodge of Elks, of which Mr. Ma
1 'inn had long been a member.
Hmugii the death of Mr. Mahurin,
from complications brought about Ivy
uld age, caused deep regret through
fif the county, it was not unexpect
ed. u.- he had been failing for some
time. His relatives were sent for a
n-ith ago, when it became apparent
that he could not long survive.
Horn in California in 1845, Mr.
''ahurin was 77 years old at the time
cm his dentil. IJe came to Yavapai
r -Minty 4b yers ago, and during most
f i i- i evidence here was engaged in
i lung and stock raising. lie hid
.. "i been interested, iQ mining. He
.ur-ned ty iik ' "'v, Mrs.
Liimia iialiurm, proprietor of the
Golden Rule store of Cottonwood;
his son, Ernest Mahurin, of Cotton
wood; and two daughters, Mrs. G.
H. Hampton, of Del Rio; and Mrs.
Homer Wood of Jerome Junction.
Taken to Jerome yesterday, the
body will be brought to Prescott today.
0"iom Weonr-o-aj's Dally)
Pedro Gonzales, a. young Mexican
employed as a miner at the United
Verde Extension in Jerome, was
killed Friday evening by a fall of ore
in a chute at the mine, says the
Verde Copper News.
According to stories of eye-witnesses,
Gonzales had entered the
chute to clean out the bottom end.
it being supposed empty above. A
quantity of ore which had lodged at
some point above him. worked loose
and fell on -him. burying him com -
pletely. He was taken from the
chute within ten minutes, but had
died of suffocation, there being no;ment.
bruises of any extent on the body.
He is survived by his mother who
came from Los' Angeles, and by a
sister and brother-in-law in Jerome,
where the funeral was held yester
day. 'From Wedri-sday' Dally!
Star Picture Player Plunges to
Bottom After Daring Slide j
Down Flume, and Is Obliged
to Cancel Movie Finale.
Tom. Mix, hurt while enacting the
thrilling climax of his newest photo
play Monday afternoon, was taken
to Los Angeles yesterday noon to go
under the care of his personal- physi
cian. Scenes that had been sched
uled for nitfeiiliff yesterday nWrNSug
and afternoon were cut down to
those not requiring the presence of
the star, and this afternoon at 4
o'clock, after a few clean-up shots
have been made, the entire troop,
comprising 60 persons and many
head of horses and much parapher
nalia, will embark for the coast.
Scenes requiring Tom Mix that arc
yet to be made, will be changed
somewhat and filmed near Los An
geles after Tom recovers the use of
the leg he injured Monday.
The manner of the star's injury
was this: He was required to slide
down the watcr-fhune, shoot out
over the great 20-foot overshot
wheel, and plunge into the lake. In
the last Attempt, Tom's body was
miv m iimm
hurled downward so sharply that !iofr several minutes, were the exper-
shot to the bottom of the eight-foot
deep lake and struck bottom. At
first be did not feel any ill effects
from the shock, but yesterday -morning
when he tried to use his leg he
found he had injured some tendons
and muscles. He could not walk
without a limp.
(From Thursdays Dally)
Three Proceedings at Ten O'
clock Demand Presence of Of
ficer; "Popular Guy" in the
Courts Today.
v j
The sheriff of -Yavapai coiuilj
make" an effort to be in three places
at once this morning. Ail .it 10
o'clock, too.
Wanted Upstairs
In the first' place, he will be called
into the superior court at lh.it hour
to attend hearing on awrit of
mandamus, by which it is sought by
Lee Herring no compel hmi to re
plevin two mules which do not be
long to Tony Johns.- Herring nys
the mule, are hi, and that a neigh
bor (not Mr. Johns lhq$e were
other and more famous mules) lias
'em, and that he wants 'em back.
The sheriff refused to replevin them.
Waited Downstairs '
In the second place, he. will he
called jntothc justice court at 10
o'clock t6 testify is" an inquiry into
a cofftroVarsy between EtI "Weston
n iwr t o a nn
15 . 1
and Swann Abrahamson, which is '
said to have culminated in a fight
near Bullwhacker hill Tuesday. The
controversy revolves about a spring
adjacent to some placer claims of
Abrahamson's, a fence erected by
Weston between said spring and said
claims, and methods employed by
Abrahamson to get from one side of
the fence to the other. It is alleged
by Abrahamson that further words
arising Tuesday out of this situation,
j which has been aired in the courts
before, ended in his being beat up
by Weston. Abrahamson is a small
man of 60 years. Weston alleges that
Abrahamson hit him first, and that
he had a knife in his hand when he
did it.
Wanted in Basement
In the third place, the sheriff will
descend at the same hour to the
depths of the court house, and there
hold a sale, endeavoring to dispose
at auction of groceries and canned
good from the stock of a store for
merly operated in the hotel Gloria
building by L. M. Fischer. Fischer
left the business high and dry last
December, locked the store and de
parted the city. His creditors brought
Suit through O'Sullivan & Morgan,
and a verdict in favor of the plaintiff
was followed by a writ of attach-
ILfl Oil BOB! OF
(From Thursday's Dally!
The body of Edward Mahurin, pio
neer farmer and rancher of the
Verde valley, who died at his home
in Cottonwood) early Tuesda3r morn
ing, at the age of 77 years, will be
buried today with the full Elks ritual.
The funeral services will take place
!it T?tiffnpr"c flinnnl -it A rVlrtt- tlilc
L ftcnioon-f undcr the auspiccs 0f
Prescott lodge of Elks. Interment !
will take place at the Mt. View
Mr. Mahurin was among the oldest
pioneers of the county, coming to
this section about 40 years-ago,. and
settling in the Verde valley. He
died of complications arising from
old age. Friends and acquaintances
in every part of the county arc left
torcgrct iusosS. He is--ugtLJty
ms widow ami ins son, cnarics Ala
liurin, both living at Cottonwood;
and by two daughters, Mrs. G. W.
ifankiii of Del Rio, and Mrs. A. G.
(Wood of Jerome Junction.
'From Thursdays Dally)
Wandering alone through the city
streets, getting caught in a wire
Jencc, and distracting their parents
ienccs yesterday evening of the two
little sons of Frank Bobo and Dr.
Richard E. Ycllott when they left the
safety of the parental doorsteps and
went on .an excursion into the high
ways and byways of the neighbor
hood. The elder of the two young
sters, Dr. Ycllott's son, aged 5,
stayed by Frank Bobo's boy, aged
3;-. until some passers-by freed the
little fellow from a fence in which
he had become caught and from
which his companion was unable to
extricate him.
Meanwhilp. the parents of both
children, realizing that the boys wcrcj)
anywhere but safe at home, began to
worry. They got in touch with Pro
bation Officer Ben- Powers and the
hunt for the missing infants was
started. -
But by the time the search had got
well under way, the sheriff's office
notified and the officers warned to
be on the lookout for the lost, the
itwo kid?, freed front the. fence, had
jfoi'iid their way home again, much
'.ii the relief of their parents.
(I'roni M'ediicsddT-'fc Uaib)
Seven candidates for Klkdom were
made ready and herded into the fra
ternal corral at Presvcott lodge No.
330 last night. There vas a large at
tendance at the initiation at which
the following received their antlers:
Martin Lvnch, E. A. Wilson,
Harry W. Wood, Ben W. Fiiiley, C.
H. Burgelt, John Scott and II. H.
Want ad$ iri the Journal-Miner
bring quid: results.
Rival to Bankhead Highway ad
vocated at Phoenix good roads
Meeting Would -Cut Off 200
Miles of Travel.
CJournal-MIner Capital Bureau)
PHOENIX, April 26. The Bank-
head highway has found a rival in
the air-hnc route, which is being
strenuously promoted at the good
roads convention by J. R. Forler of
This route will mean a saving of
197 miles over the borderland route
between Lordsburg and Los Ange
les, according to Fowler, who is en
thusiastic over the prospect of prov
ing the superior advantages of this
highway to tourist travel through
the- state.
The air-line route is in reality a
continuation of the so-called Sunkist
route between Los Angeles and
Phoenix, via Blythe,' Ehrenburg
ferry, Salome, and Buckeye. From
Phoenix eastward the travel would
continue over the Superior-Miami
highway to Globe, then to Safford,
Duncan and Lordsburg, at which
point it would make direct connec
tions with El Paso. The road from
Phoenix to Safford is already desig
nated a state highway, with much
of the improvement completed. Be
tween Safford and Duncan, a distance
of 34 miles, county forces are im
proving the road and have placed in
first class condition all but 10 miles.
A splendid desert road now ocn
nects Duncan and Lordsburg but this
connection will be improved by the
construction of a macadam road
north from Lordsburg to Verden, a
point in the-Duncan valley already
connected with a good road from
Roads and trails lacking in signs
on the Prescott National forest will
be refitted in this respect. A ship
ment of 250 signs from the south-
PrrsrnM V.-ilfnnnl frnct will i
Ur.torj. .dfctrirJgrT
que was received yesterday at the
local office and at ranger stations in
various districts of the forest.
These signs will be used to replace
old and disfigured ones, to place new I
ones where needed, and to sign new
roads and trails as they are con
structed. Some of them, will be used
on the recently completed New River
(From Thursday's Daily)
A large assortment of fresh cut
flowers, the gift of the Phoenix
Women's club, was received by the
chamber of commerce hospitalization
committee Tuesday. Sent to the post
Red Cross by the local committee,
the flowers were distributed among
SUSS suit
In view of the fact that those in the country find it oftentimes difficult to come to Prescott, personally, to do their shop
ping, th : following live wire merchants and businessmen have arranged to take care' of MAIL ORDERS for goods or services in
their li'ies. They have pledged that they will give these mail orders the same .prompt attention that they would receive if you
were resent and they will be delivered to you by mail with the same guarantee that , a personal call would obtain. Try ordering
by irail when you can't come to town and when you can come in call on those registered here and ask them more about
ordeing your needs by mail.
You can depend on getting
absolutely Pure Drugs from
Phone or Mail Orders receive
same careful attention as any
Phone 188 Prescott, Ariz.
$1.00 DOES IT!
Open That Account Today!
Those who cannot conveniently
transact their business in person
may obtain the- same services
by mail. Small accounts invited.
the patients in Ward 10, where they
provoked lively appreciation. They
were sent by Mrs. Vernon L. Clark,
secretary of the Phoenix club, and
included roses, sweetpeas and orange
It is planned by 'the Phoenix
Women's club to send a large quan
tity of flowers to the patients at
Whipple on National Hospital day.
They will be presented to the pa
tients through the chamber of com
merce committee, of which Mr. and
Mrs. William G. Greenwood, and
other Prescott people arc members.
if lint mi
(From Tfiursday's Pally)
Negotiations Under Way by D.
J. O'Rourke to Place Hand
some Marble from Yavapai
Quarry on Stone Market.
Quarrying of onyx from the well-
known quarries near Mayer may be
come a reality in the near future.
Daniel J. O'Rourke, who has title to
the quarries, is negotiating with cer
tain interests with whom 'he expects
to close a contract soon for the mar
keting of the marble.
Samples of the onyx were to be
seen yesterday at the Saddlerock res
taurant, of which Mr. and Mrs. I
O'Rourke are proprietors. The eight I
slabs had been cut out from thequar-
nes and sent to Milwaukee, where
mty wac punsnca. i n is onyx taxes
an excellent polish and appears to
be of a high quality
The commercial value of the stone
is unquestionable. Operations now
going on at the quarry will determine"
the extent of the "formation. .Tlie
ground from which the samples- were
taken is a claim of a large size.
The shaft on the property has been
sunk to a depth o'f 20 feet.
It will be recalled that . -smaller
samples of the stcinc, taken frqhiEtjjis
place some time ago and sent tbTEos
Angeles, were made into handsome
marbles. Mr. O'Rourke, however'
plans to put the stone to other uses,
such as wainscoting and similar, in-
Iterior finish work 5n lmilrlimrc
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J. H. O'Reilly, vice president of
the Phoenix National Live Insurance
company, is spending a few days in '
PrcxoLt in the interests of his com- j
pany. In connection with the com-t
pany, Mr. O'Reilly said it is now in
its third year and is rapidly becom-
ing recognized as one of the state's j
important financial institutions. j
The vice-president and organizer i
has devoted a quarter of a century
to New Mexico and Arizona life, in-
surancc work aud development and is !
a strong advocate of local institutions !
that will keep insurance money at j
home. The Phoenix National, a i
strictly Arizona concern, is owned I
by about 150 of the leading citizens j
of the state and has a paid-up capital ,
of $131,000, or $31,000 more than the;
amount required by law.
Central Garage
215 West Gurley St., Prescott
Dealers In Everything
Mail Orders Solicited
Prescott :-: :-: Arizona
Special Savings Service
For Out of Toivn Patrons
Mail your Savings to us and
we will open an account for
you and forward you the pass
book. Send money order, check
or draft with your name and
4 Compound Interest
Com'l Trust & Savings Bank
The local-office of the United
States Veterans' Bureau, established
in Prescott- tOsitake - care of compen
sation, insurance; and other claims
and adjustments ,'of local ex-service
men, will be-opened today or tomor
row at theR. D. Nease tailoring and
cleaiun'g,,;-,storec;' pnf'.Nortli Gortez
street . opposite . the postoificc, ac
cording to BV--E. Spencer o the
Phoenix Veterans' ; Bureau, whq was
in the city yesterday. ...
Martin Shrivei-.'-jformerly'-in charge
of contact work at the Fort'Whipple
Red Cross under Walter r'Ls Case,
will arrive from .Phoenix? to open
the new office, of whlch-.lie till be
in charge. Attention will be given
to all claims of- former -fervicc men
on the vcteranjf- burcau)?5loin away
with the necessity of sending such
claims to Phoenix to -.San Frjncisc6,
which has until now frequently given
rose to delay in handling such; claims,
Shrivcr is well known atd well1
liked both at Whipple and n pres
cott. and vill undoubtedly provc a
capable and popular manager of the
new office. .
j Annual Convention Arizona
Medical Association Will Open
in Prescott June 14 for Two
Day.'s Clinics and Conferences
Clinics and nicdical and. surgical
conferences will be held in Prescott
and at Fort Whipple during the an
nual convention of the Arizona State
M,cdical association, to be held here
two days, June 14 and 15. Eminent
hihysicians and surgeons from the en-
lire state, 'as : well as distinguished
pieiribers of the jsrofession - from
southern Califorjitaf will be in the
city for the ednvention,
Important among Ahc activities of
the convention will be a visit to Fort
Whipple and a professional inspec
tion of the work of this largest vet
erans' hosnital for the treatment of
tuberculosis ijLthc Us-itctf' Staiyf!
y& itfjewfr
Hm.-mil. .-ltirl thp ntlipr mrrlir.-il
of the hospital, arc planning to
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ceive the visitors and to conduct
we have watched Yavapai County grow.
We Are The
We have always been the bank of the farmers, the cattle
ranchers and the miners.
We will give your business our personal care and attention.
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I lit mmmi ifi '-i
To' 6ut-of-Town Orders for
'Trie1 Earest-'lnvestrferaS,
Wei.seUGny.property, alfSlfS
lanas iiumgiicus muwimf
farms adkcatUc ranchtf,
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them through the hospital. As mem
bers of the Yavapai chapter of the
association, the Fort Whipple physi
cians and surgeons will also proba
bly participate in the cb'nics to be
held at the post.
It is planned by the local commit
tee in charge of the convention pro
gram to wind up the two days' ses
sions with an automobile tour to Je
rome on the afternoon of June 14, at
which time the mines will be shown
to the visitors.
Former Assistant Attorney Gen
eral Dies Suddenly at Flag
staff Home; Was Assistant
County Attorney There.
(Associated Press Night Wire)
FLAGSTAFF, April 26. George
W. Harbcn, assistant county attorney
of Coconino county and former dep
uty state attorney general under
Wiley Jones, died suddenly today,
supposedly of heart disease. Mr.
Harbcn, a Spanish war veteran and
formerly a member of the. general
staff of the Arizona National Guard,
is survived by a widow and young
son. -V
George Harbcn, assistant attorncy
general of this state under Wiley E.
Jones, dropped dead at Flagstaff yes
terday morning according tif a wire
received yesterday by the 4 Journal
Miner from Roger O'MalleyVa local
attorney, who was in the Coconino
city on business. ,
Mr. Harben at the time of his
death was assistant county attorney
of Coconino county. Since his re
turn from war duties, Mr. Harbcn
was a member of the general staff
of this stale's troops and was for a
time judge advocate general of the
Arizona National Guard. He was
active in .American Legion affair's in
both his; home post and in the state,
I Another office held by Gcorce
Harben was that of department his
torian of the American Legion during
the year following the Globe cinven-
tion of 1920.
Goes to El Paso
C. D. Roach, of El Paso, ,who w-as
j - hircau'rlng awarding ot coVitract at
Li. . . L.
re-'terday, left in the afternoon! for El
- uic nignway commission olticc yes-
in 1877
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