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artisans and workers of all kinds we' Levi Strauss & Co's Copper Riveted Overalls cut lull selected denim strong and serviceable ask your dealer Ban on Smoking for Leg islators. Phoenix, Jan. 18. With all due ceremony, lots of oratory and wealth of flowers, and with the social elite of Phoenix out to see it, the Arizona Legislature con vened at the capi.tol at noon to day, according to caucus pro eram George W. P. Hunt of Globe was made president of the council, John H. Robinson, chief clerk; Mulford Windsor, assist ant clerk; Bo Whiteside of Noga les. sergeant-at-arms and Rev, Lawrence Williams, pastor of the Christian church at Phoenix chaplain. Chief Justice Edward Kent swore in the members of the council. In the house Sam F. Webb of Maricopa county by a strict party vote of 1G to 6, was made speaker over G. A. Bray, repub lican, of Prescott. Ben L. Clark of Graham county was named as chiet clerk, Mr. Burns of Yavapai countv sergeant-at-arms a n Rev. L. H. Hedepeth, chaplain But little was done aside from perfecting the organizations in each house. Governor Kibbey was. waited upon and notified both houses that he would read his message Tuesday afternoon Immediately a resolution was adopted by the House inviting the judges of the supreme court all territorial officials and there advisers to be present upon that occasion. Expecting it to be an assem blage composed of women, a res olution was unanimously adop ted prohibiting smoking during the reading of the Governor's message.. This was afterwards added to by a resolution putting a ban on smoking at any time while the House is in session dur ing this term. Much opposition to the strict enforcement of this rule is expected later on. Los Angeles Examiner. Wool Men Favor Wilson Pocatello, Jan.. 18. The Na tional Wool Growers' convention has sent telegrams signed by the officers of the association to President-elect Taft at Atlanta, Georgia, asking that Secretary of Agriculture Wilson be retained in his cabinet It was decided that a central storage market shall be estao- ished at Chicago and that the Omaha wool market shall be maintained. The convention re solved to use its best efforts to brini? about a consolidation of r the warehouses in Chicago and Omaha. Amoner the papers read before the convention was one by A. ) Knolly of Chicago on "Railroad Service and Rates as Affecting the Sheep Industry." The convention ended with the election of officers and the selec tion of Ogden, Utah, as the next place of meeting. Fred W. Good ing uf Shoshone, was re-elected nresident: Geo. S. Walker of r ' Cheyenne was again chosen sec retflrv. and Lewis Penwell of Helena was once more selected as treasurer. A.J. Knolly of Chi cago succeeded Joseph E. Wing of Ohio as eastern vice-president, and A. T. Delfelter of Wyoming succeeded Dr. T. W. Wilson of Wyoming as western vice presi - dent. Railway Man Optimistic. C. A. Campbell, land and in dustrial agent of the Soo rail road, with headquarters in Min neapolis is making a short visit to Los Angeles. In discussing business conditions in the north ern part of the Middle West, his present home, M r . Campbell said: "Conditions are fairly good again. The shock last fall came when we were marketing the wheat crop, and the staple prod ucts. The effect of the panic was like" pouring water on a ducks 4 v back. Couldn't even notice it. You had to have the wheat and we didn't have to take scrip for it. This fall the inquiries which reach our industrial department relate almost entirely to oppor tunities for investing and every one feels himself to be on the safe erround." Los Angeles Exam iner. ' Will Sue Newspapers. Washington. Tan. 18. It has been decided that an investiga tion of alleged libellous publica tions charging scandal in con nectibn with the Panama cana purchase, is to be made next week by the grand jury of the District of Columbia, The entire staff of the New York World in this city have been summoned to testify. In addition to the World staff, Jerry A. Matthews of the New York Sun and Harry M. Christ of the Brooklyn Eagle were summoned It is believed the authorship of the objectionable articles which were printed last summer and autumn may be inquired intoY It ig hinted the action in the Dis trict of Columbia is to be taken in connection with the investiga tion which is to be made in the same case in New York. B. P. O. E. C. E. Rinehart, of Bisbee, Dis trict Deputy (irancl tvxaiteo Ruler of the B. P. 0. E.r made an official business visit to the local lodge last Thursday evening. Mr. Rinehart is making his an nual visit to the various lodges of the order in Arizona, Winslow being his first stopping place. At the meeting Thursday night T. J. Stark, L. L. Hughes, W. E. Sangster and 0. E. Shaeffer were initiated by the local herd, a sumptuous banquet following the ceremonies. Pasadena Elks are planning a three-day festival for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. Funds raised by the sale of articles to be offered in booths presided over by Elks' wives, and from various other sources of revenue at the festival, will be used in entertaining the officers of the Grand Lodge of Elks when they visit Pasadena in July. If the program as arranged is carried out, the coming conven tion in Los Anireles will be the greatest in the history of Elk. dom," voiced the Pittsburg dele gation, who are here to make ready tor their brother lodgemeti next July. The Pittsburg party is the first to arrive, and is composetl ot Louis Biggini, Wm. H. Hahn and MajorW.-McKffi4.JThy. say that the Pittsburg lodge, No. 1, will send from 225 to 300 members next summer. "If the courtesy we have re ceived is an example of Los An geles hospitality, then there is much in store for us all next sum mer," said Mr. Williams. "You have got every thing here, streets, hotels and so many places of in terest. You can accommodate any crowd. The people from the east will not return right away nfW the convention. Many of them will stay here for months; and some will never go back." Henry J. Walters and F. A Showers, forming a Philadelphia delegation, are at the Alexandria The Newark lodge has wired for fifty rooms. From now on, it is anticipated that advance dele gations from the lodges of the larger cities will be arriving to make arrangements Los Angel es Examiner. Sudden Death of Child. Dorothy, the infant daughter of Dr. and Mrs.C.L. Hathaway died last Saturday afternoon, af ter an illness of about twenty four hours, the immediate cause of death being obstruction of the bowels. The remains were pre pared for shipment and, accom panied by the parents, were taken east on No. 4 Sunday to be buried in the family plot at Donnelson Iowa: the former home of Dr and Mrs. Hathaway. Willet Attacks Roosevelt. Washington,, Jan. 18. Char acterizing President Roosevelt as a "gargoyle" Representative Willet of New York in the house today made the most bitter at tack on the president ever heard in that body. He also said the president was an "unmixed nuisance." Willet's reference to the "de famation of Admiral Schley" caused Gardner of Massachusetts to object. The chair ruled that Willet's words were offensive and the house was in a furor. The point was made that Wil- et was no longer entitled to the floor and a motion that he be al- owed to proceed was lost by a vote of 78 to 126. A Boom For Parker. If indications are worth any thing, the amount of business the auto line is doing between this city and Parker augurs well for the future of that district. There are more people going into Parker now than were going into Tonopah, Nevada, when Charles M. Schwab went there the first time. It is the better class of capital that is seeking in vestment in the Parker country, and with the opening of the townsite there and the building of the Low Line ot the Santa Fe, inasmuch as the district is highly mineralized, we can see nothing but a boom, and a big one ahead of Parker. Needles Eye. Applications for Grazing Permits. Notice is hereby given that all applications for permits to graze cattle, horses, sheep and goats within the SITGREAVES NA TIONAL FOREST during the season of 1909, must be filed in my office at Snowflake, Arizona, on or before February 1, 1909. Full information in regard to the grazing fees to be charged and blank forms to be used in mak- ing application will be furnished upon request. ALEX J. MACKAY, Supervisor. C. B. Howard, manager of the Postal company's Winslow of fice, left Thursday for the Parker district to look over some mining property in which he is inter ested. During his absence Mrs. Howard will be in charge of the telegraph office, while Alex Suth erland will climb the poles and attend the repair work. W. H. Burbage and Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Geary of Winslow left Thursday for St.. Johns where Mrs. Geary will visit with Mrs. F. W. Nelson while the men of. the party participate in a wild duck hunt. Sheriff J. F. Woods was in Winslow Tuesday.