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I Business Men are Backing Or-
ganization. Men Practice
f " . Every Afternoon.
If It ia roported that St. George, Hur-
I ricane, Kanab, Beaver, MHford and
r Parowan aro to organize baseball
r clubs.
I And so is Cedar City. And it will
f- bo ono of tho very best in Southern
I Utah. Up until the last year or two,
Cedar City had a team that made a
f favorablo impression wherever it
chanced to play and wo want tho
world to know that it is going to hap-
pen again. The club was lato in
starting to organize, but tho work is
now in full swing. Cassidy Root id
. captain, and Herbert Milne, W. K.
' Granger and O. Anderson aro tho
f three result gottera of tho committee
to lino up club backing and get tho
! work under way.
' Tho fair grounds saw a big aggre
gation of team material trying out
1 last night, and ovcry night from now
on will sco tho same activity. Tho
business houses, too, as well as Indiv
iduals aro showing a gratifying en
thusiasm in backing the organization
with substantial aid. Tho number of
public spirited team boosters who aro
-willing to back their words with real
coin insures tho city a baseball fund
i that will put Cedar City on tho base
ball map to stay. A league of tho
Southern Utah towns should bo or-
" ganized to give our baseball fans a
chance to see somo good work onco in
. a while.
f Cedar July 5th
' Funeral services for tho remains of
Sister Jane Parry Mnckelprang were
! Tield in tho Tabernacle Sunday after
noon with Counsellor S. P. Leigh in
,j Tho many words of praiao and con-
iSfc ... dolenco for the departed wife and
' ' mother were fittingly spoken showing
the high esteem in which such a noble
character was held. Tho beautiful
ainging was .well rendered and select
ed in accordance with tho desires of
tho departed sister.
Jano Harriet Parry Mackclprang
who died Juno 17, 1920, was born in
When only fifteen years of age she
emigrated to Utah in company with
the lato EUas Morris and other mis
sionaries. After remaining in Salt
Lake City for a short time she trav
eled by wagon with David Bulloch and
others to Cedar City where she lived
with her uncle, John Parry until her
- marriage to August Mackelprang, on
February 13, 1879 in tho St. George
Temple. Nine children resulted from
this happy union, six of whom aro
still living, three sons and three
In the passing of Sister Mackel
prang, Cedar City ha3 lost a highly
esteemed woman, beloved for her
sweet and happy disposition and ad
mired for her brilliancy of intellect,
refinement and culture.
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An interesting feature of Cedai
City's social activity was tho M. I. A.
campfire rally of the Parowan Stake,
which was held Saturday night on
the B. A. C. Campus. It included a'
real old time picnic, as well ns nn in
spiring program of community and
quartetto singing and band numbers.
Tho problem of providing wholesome
entertainment for tho young people
was ably and convincirgly handled by
Dr. M. J. Macfarlone. Mrs. Kunz
gave a thought compelling talk on
what tho M. I. A. could do with r.n
organization back of them.
Stake Y. M. M. I. A. president John I
' U. Webster was master of ceremonies
Every ward in the Stake was repre
sented nnd there was an especially
large representation from Parowan.
Another such rally is scheduled for
Parowan in August.
I.. I T..I.. fit I.
I '? Four druggists of Salt Lake City,
1 P. J. Folland, Walter II. Dayton,
,' George HuBher and Harry Coombs
j -were in Cedar City last night on their
I way from a sightseeing trip nround
the scenic loop embracing Bryce's
ennyon, Grand canyon nnd Zion Na
if tionnl park. They came from tho
I Grand canyon to Zion canyon by way
1 of Fredonin and Hurricano and ex
I pressed great satisfaction with the
4 trip. Only one feature called for their
,1 criticism: they were disapopintcd
'I with the qu&lity of tho sand provided
in Zion park for tho tourist camping
f ground, and suggested that a firmer
I soil would bo more acceptablo to tho
I pavement-loving city dweller as a
if- site for his campfire and tent. This
ft matter will bo brought to tho atten-
II tion of the park superintendent at
ft oncc,, ; . .
Mr '
Now picture of dovomor Calvin
Coolldgo of Massachusetts, taken:
as ho was informed by his uooBt-
ors In Chicago that ho was tho
Republican nomlnoo for vico
president to run with Hardinc.
It is with a great deal of anticipa
tion that the townspeople of Cedar
are looking forward to Chautauqua
Week hero from July 5th to 10th and
with the following committees which
have been appointed, the succcbs of
the entertainments is assured:
Executive Dr. M. J. Mfacfarlano,
Mrs. B. P. Knoll, H. H. Lunt.
Publicity, C. S. Wilkinson. Virgil
Tollcstrup, Mrs. Sadie Buckwalter,
H. P. Haight, Randall L. Jones, Will
Tickets,.. P. B. Wood, W. K. Gran
ger, S. J. Foster, W. R. Palmer, P.
W. Middleton, T, A Thorloy, Jethro
Palmer, Arch Swapp, Miss Helen Nel
son, Mrs. W. H. Perry.
Arrangements, Richard A. Thorloy,
S. P. Leigh, E. M. Corry, S. W. Leigh.
i;eaar Juiy Bin
Child's Welfare Meeting Tuesday
Tho Relief Society "will conduct a
special Child's Welfare Campaign
Meeting, Tuesday, June 29th. All tho
mothers of Cedar Citv aro invited to
be present as problems of great im
portance in this work will bo under
Cedar July 5th
Washington, Juno 24, A rush of
applicants for rights and concession
under tho oil leasing act passed by
Congress last March is swamping tho
General Land Office. By opening up
lands hitherto withdrawn from entry
to prospectors, and by stimulating the
search for oil generally in tho West
ern states, the act is becoming one
of tho most important factors in the
petroleum situation.
Dr. Shermnn Stabler of tho Land
Classification Bureau believes that the
law will result in rapid oil develop
ment in California, Wyoming, Mon
tana and Utah, particularly in the
two states' first named where tho land
now held by the government with
drawn from entry runs into the mil
lions of acres.
The chief danger, geological ex
ports believe, will be a too rapid de
velopment of the petroleum of the
nation, with th consequent lowering
of tho prices to the consumer and an
exhaustion of tho oil reserve before
the nation has dveloped an adequate
Tho geological survey estimates at
tho present time that the total petrol
eum resources of tho United States
available for exploitation total 182,
1 000,000 bbls. The nation ia now con
suming 345,500,000 yearly and the
curvo of consumption is mounting
rapidly. At this rate all tho petrol
leum now remaining in the United
i States would bo absorbed in 1C or 17
I years.
i For this reason the officials of the
I land office intend to administer the
I oil land leasing bill with due conserv
atism, although prospectors aro to be
I encouraged in every way to exploit
the new lands now open. When Con
l gross reconvenes a report will be
made upon tho results of tho first
eight months of the operation of the
act, Senator Smoot, chairman oT tho
public lands committee, sponsors the
act and believes it will lend to rapid
development in all tho Pacific const
and Rocky Mountnin states. Finan
cial American.
uednr July 5tn
The following program will be
' given at the conjoint M. L A. Meeting
Sunday evening, Juno 27: f
' Community Singing,
i Prayer. ,
I Solo Frank Thorloy.
Talk-r-Huntor Lunt. - i
Solo E. M. Corry.
j.jwiComraunity, 8inrfag. -fCWiWtK
Citizens of Neighbor Towns are Invited to
Attend and Take Part in Observance
of Nation's 144th Birthday.
The Fourth of July program and!
sports committees have prepared tho I
following interesting programs foe
Independence Day celebration:
Forenoon meeting program:
Band Selection.
Prayer by Chaplain Henry W. Lunt
Review of His Nation, Uncle Sam,
G. Hunter Lunt.
Colonial Songs La Voma Quartet.
First Session Continental Congress
Direction Lucilo Kunz.
Spanish Dance Direction Salomo
Sword of Bunker Hill Otto Fife,
Barbara Friotchi(! Mrs. John U.
Speech of Gettysburg Willie Thor
loy. Saxaphono and piano duot Cannon
and Harper.
Anecdotes of the World War Mrs.
M. J. Macfnrlane.
Star Spnnglcd Banner Band and
Prayer by Chaplain.
The sporto program will bo staged
nt tho Fair grounds beginning at 3
o'clock. Following aro the events.
Age Limit Cosh Prize
Fivo to seven years, - $ .50
Seven to nine years, - .50
Nino to twelve years, - -1.00
Twelvo to fifteen years, - 1.60
It must have shocked somo of tho
"leave to print" orators of the Senato
tho other day when Senator Smoot,
chnirman of tho Joint Commssion on
Prirnting anounced that because of
tho shortage of -print paper tho circu
lation of tho Congrcsional Record for
the present would bo limited to mem
bers of tho Senate nnd House. It
has also been decided to limit the
number of copies of tho speeches that
might bo printed for any one senator.
That is good; but tho reform might
go still further and end the absurd
custom of printing vast torrents of
wordH alleged to bo speeches, but
nevor delivered by tho statesmen
whoso name precedes them. That
would not only conserve paper, but be
Age Limit Cach Prize
Fivo to seven years, - ? .50
Seven to nino years, - .60
Nino to twelvo years, - 1.00
Twelvo to fifteen years, - 150
Boys, cash prize, - $2.00
Girls, cash prize, - - $2.00
Boys, cash prize, - - 2.00
Frco for all, cash prizo - $5.00
''A mile, $5.00 entrance fee, thrco to
enter, cash prizo - $25.00
Novelty Rnco 1 mile, thrco horses
to enter, cash prize, - - $25.00
An ice cream cone is to bo given
each child undor twelvo years of age.
Cedar City vs. somo outsido team.
The fair grounds will bo sprinkled
for the occasion.
The evening will pe given to danc
ing, n live committee having that
part of tho program in charge Tho
general committee asks the Record to
feature their invitation to tho people
of other towns to poin us in this day
of pleasure.
Thursday night the East Ward
gave a social in honor of tho retiring
Bishopric and Sunday School Super
tendent. Bishop Parson Webster, Bishop II.
H. Lunt, Pros. H. W Lunt nnd S. J.
Foster were nmong tho speakers.
There was nn excellent luncheon fur
nished by tho Relief Society, as well
as an exceptional program which was
followed by dancing. Among tho pro
gram numbers were a vocal duet by
tho Misses Helen Nelson and Agnes
Brown and a solo by Otto Fife. TKb
choir was especially invited and wero
in full attendance.
a sweet boon to constituents and to
common sense. Boston Post.
: jM
Como to tho B. A. C. Track
next Tuesday aftornoon'nt 2:30
and practico your baseball mus
cles. We need a numbor of
teams and every ablo citizen is
wanted for a tryout. Como and
get into shnpc for a lively sum
mer program.
Tho following taken from tho Pay
oon Paysoninn sounds good to us as
wo can bo nssurcd of a good treat in
this form of entertainment:
"In its entirety tho program was
one of tho best over presented in Pay
son, nnd as ono of the regular patrons
remarked, any ono of the programs
was fully worth tho price of a season
ticket. No small measure of the suc
cess of Chautauqua was duo to tho
untiring efforts of Miss Helen Carson,
representing tho Ellison.Whito sys
tem, who gnvo her attention to every
detail looking to tho comfort nnd
pleasure of those who appreciate cn
torttninment of tho higher order. Tho
kiddies will long remember Miss Lat
ta, who entertained tho littlo folks
on tho Chautauqua grounds during
the mornings and afternoons, telling
stories and introducing new outdoor
Tho splendid success of the Chau
tauqua course this year, and tho fact
that it brought to Payson so mnny
ccxollcnt programs, together with the
fact that tho contract of the Ellison
White corporation was lived up to tho
letter and more, has warranted tho
peoplo of Payson to enter into a con
tract for Chautauqua for 1921. With
the pledge on tho pnrt of citizens gen
erally to bo responsible for tho salo
of a small number of tickets for tho
1921 courso, ten of tho leading men
of tho. city, huvofoltvthatthoy. arc
warranted in assuring the Ellfsoa.
White peoplo of a guarantee fo tho
courso next year.
Cedar July 5th
Last Wednesday at 3:30 o'clock the
business men on both aides of main
street observed the half holiday here
by taking ench other on for a friendly
It wns full of smiles, every inning
was a thriller. Among aomo of tho
broader ones was Bob, he sure looked
nifty rcocching out for a fly over in
right field. Bob can play billiards and
ho gavo a correct imitation of how to
choko n cue.
Then Harry, ho was a good man in
his day and is as good as somo of the
younger ones tha wero in the line
up. Harry took tho ball on third,
liko ho know how but couldn't.
He broke nil speed records when ho
limped from second to third. It took
him so long thnt Chas. on third went
up to his barber shop and got u shave
before waiting fifteen minutes after
wards for him to get close enough
to signal for him to hurry, he wns de
laying the game.
Dave looked elogant in his silk shirt
nnd whito oxfords but seemed to be
afraid of Cass messing him up at tho
Tho reporter, or whntever you
would call him, of this game, mode
about tho biggest bonhcadcr in the
whole afternoon on third when he
tried to piny catch out instead of
touchout. We believe some on both
sides of main thought it was cross
Junior gnvo you tho dope Btraight
on how it looks when you swing on
one and tho bnt leaks, or how to
knock the bnll out of the grounds if
he could only hit it. Wo guess whero
he got thnt way was sitting nround
in the drug store fanning himself.
He sure can fun.
But after all is 'said, it was not a
dead gamo as tho scoro will show, be
ing led by the enst sidcrs until tho
ninth when the west tied tho score,
EAST SIDE Line-up.
L. J. McConnell, C.
W. K. Granger, P.
A. L. Biedcrman, 1 B.
P. C. Blnkely, 2 B.
H. Miline, S. S.
C. A. Wilkinson, 3 B.
P. B. Wood, I F.
W.D. Cutler, C. F.
D. Webster, R. F.
M. Rollo, C.
C. Root, P.
O. Anderson, 1 B.
R, T. Forbes, 2 B.
O. Pifo, S. S.
J. n. Hunter, 3 B.
W. M. Maco, L. P.
R. S; Gartlener, C. P.
R. Arthur, R. P.
Millard, Beaver, Iron, Wash- . .. M
ington, Kane, and Mo- M
have to Unite. M
Tho first session of the Zion Park' ' ' H
Grand Canyon rond convention at
Hurricano July 19 wns devoted to or- H
ganizntion. Ex-scnntor Win. W. Sccg. H
millor of Kano county wns elected as H
chnirman with Charles B. Petty of H
Hurricano us secretary. H
Iron county was represented by the , H
following named delegates: Randall H
L. Jones, John P. Fuller, Wm. M. H
Mace, II. H. Lunt, Herbert Haight, H
Hillmnn Dalley, John M. Footer, J. H
II. Fife, and Troharno Jones of Cedar H
City and H. J. Doolittlo of Lund. H
Tho Kano county representation in- H
eluded tho following: Wm. W. Sccg- H
miller, L. B. Pugh, J. G. Spencer W. H
H. Maco, Roland Rider, Hugh Hurst, l H
J. W. Glazier and Gordon Eatough. H
Zion Park was represented by W. H
W. Wylie and Walter Rcusch. H
Washington county men in attend- H
once included n good part of the mem- .
horships of tho commercial clubs of H
Saint George and Hurricane, besides H
mnny prominent citizens from othw " H
towns of the county. H
After choice of chnirman and sec- H
retary tho following committees wero ' H
created: H
Permanent Organization, Wm. O. H
Bcntloy, Washington county, II. H. H
Lunt, Iron; Amos Workman, Wash- M
ington; J. G. Spencer, Kane; Walter H
Relisch. Zion Park. ; M
Resolutions, Jos. S. Snow, Wash- B
ington; Wm. W. Sccgmillor, Kano: R. t M
L. Jones, Iron; C. B. Petty, Washing- M
ton; W. W. Wylie, Zion Park. H
Finance, Judge D. II. Morris, H
Washington; II. J. Doolittlo, Iron; W. H
IL Mnco, Kano; J. W. Imlay, Wash- H
ington; W. W. Wylie, Zion Park. H
As soon as tho committees wero H
chosen they withdrew for organiza- H
tion and committee work, whilo tho ;.j M
convention was addressed by promin-, H
cnt speakers on tho matter in hand. M
In order to expedite matters aa B
much ns possible n Road Location . . HJ
Committee was chosen, with instruc- , flHJ
tfons to go oyer tho routes between
Hurricano and tho Kaibab Indian Res- BVJ
crvntion and chooso tho most feasible . i HH
route for tho proposed rond. This BVJ
committee will meet and go over tho H
road July 10th. The members of HBl
this committco arc; Wm. W. Sccgmil- J
ler, chnirmnn, Chas. II. Bigclow, Chas. HB1
B. Petty, Wm. M. Mace, J. W. Imlay. H
A permanent finance committee B
wns appointed to work in connection U
with nnd under tho direction of tho BBl
Arrowhend Trails and Development HBl
Association. The personnel of tho H
committco is as follows: B
Millard county: Edward Nelson and ' 1
F. Clark Callistcr.
Benver county: Wm. P. Knox and BH
Rny Barton. BBl
Iron county: Wilford Dny nnd Ran- IB
dnll L. Jones. flBl
Washington county: Wm. O. Bent- . IB
ley nnd Claude Hirschi. HJ
Kane county: Wm. Scegrailler nnd HB1
L. B. Pugh.
Mohavo county: L. H. Foster and' J. jHJ
II. Gnllnghcr. 1
Tho permanent finance committco H
wns instructed to investigate the pos- M
sibility of obtaining a post road from H
Hurricane, Washington county, to
Kano county and to solicit the sup- jH
port of tho states of Utan and Ariz- 'H
onn in thu building of the highway. M
At tho evening session, after tho M
committco reports had been heard H
nnd acted on, Secretary of Stuto Hur- ,H
den Bcnnion addressed the conven- jH
tion as representative of the Stato M
Rond Commission. jiH
Cedar July 5th (H
That the run from tho Wylie camp M
in Zion National park to Salt Lako ''fl
can bo made comfortably in a single H
day without undue speeding wan H
demonstrated yesterday when Mr. H
nnd Mrs. Harry Shiplcr covered tho H
339.7 miles in twelve hours of run- jH
ning time. They left Zion park at M
ten minutes before six o'clock and H
ran sixty-six miles to Cedar City for M
breakfast. H
They reached Fillmoro for lunch at H
1:25 o'clock in the afternoon nnd 'H
reached Salt Lako at 7:20 o'clck. M
"Tho ronds certainly can bo termed H
fairly good when one can travel thnt , H
distnnco comfortably in such time," M
Mr. Shiplcr snid last night. "Travel
is heavy now both to Zion National M
Park and to Bryco canyon. There aro M
at least a score of cars from other H
states appearing daily. There is a JH
camp now at Brycc as well as at Zion M
National park." Salt Lake Tribune. M
Cedar July 5th !H
Vernon Parry has returned from M
Deltu, where ho has been working foe iM
somo timo. sH
The tie will bo played off at tho fair. ' H
grounds next Wednesday at 3:30 H
o'clock. The East Sidors givo tho goa- H
cral public un invitation to come out ' H
and watch them knock every ball H
Cass puts over the pan out of tha 1
grounds. ;

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