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St. Johns is having a healthy substantial growth. Lands are cheap but rapidily increasing in value. Best climate on earth.
ST. JOHNS, APACHE COUNTY, ARIZONA, APRIL 26, 1917
The fly peril is greater than the
submarine. Swat him first!
Jim Shreeve has completed, his
contract of plastering the M. P.
R. E. Connolly spent a few
days in the city this week. He
is trying to hold down a home
stead at Vernon.
For anything in the electrical
line, see Tom Carraway, manager
of the St. Johns Electric Supply I
Company. They will have it.
Berry Jolly, who has been at
Pine Springs ranch for the past
week building fence for Mr. Pur
cell returned home Sunday even
ing. B. L. Gibbons the meat-shop
man went to Springerville Tues
day evening and returned Wed
nesday with some good porkers
for his shop.
The Danley-Isaacson store
building is up to the first floor and
has come to a stop for the want
There are a number of young
men in our r;t.y that con'tpm
plate enlisting m the services of
the U. S. when the next recruit
ing officer comes along-.
The ?pe for the Stockmen's
Bankrj-iyerl Tuesdav and is
now placed in the bank for the
safe keekinsr of the deposits that
may be made in the new bank.
Jesus Peralta brought it over
We are informed that quite a
number of young men are think
ing of getting married since
the call to arms, as Uncle Samuel
is not wanting married men just
yet. The only trouble with some
of the boys is that they cannot
find girls that care to take them.
Banker W. P. Love and wife
have taken up their abode in
the rear end of the bank build
ing and are preparing to plant a
garden in the yard back of the
bank. Good, we hope others
will also plant gardens on all the
spare room of yards in our city.
Mr, and Mrs. Jay M. Patterson
were in the city Sunday visiting
with friends and relatives for a
short time. Mr. Patterson re
turned to Holbrook Sunday even
ing, but Mrs. Patterson remained
for an extended visit with her
mother Mrs. Julia Greer.
Mr. William Richey, son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Richey, of Rich
ville, sprung a surprise on his
friends here in St. Johns when
he and Miss Maud Brown were
united in the bonds of matrimony
by Judge George H. Crosby last
Thursday evening. May peace
and happiness be their lot through
Lisle C. Updike and Mrs. Up
dike, who left here some months
ago for Salt Lake Gityutah, re
turned last Saturday. Mr. and
Mrs. Updike went for the pur
pose of having an operation per
formed on Mrs. Updike, at the L.
D. S. hospital. We are informed
that the operation was success
fully performed and that Mrs.
Updike is enjoying better health.
This will be good news to their
many friends here who are glad
to welcome them home again.
Julius Becker has just returned
from his annual trip to the east
to purchase their spring and sum
Henry Logan left last Friday
morning for Denver, Colo., to
make his future home.
Mr. Pat Slaughter and family
are home again for the summer
after spending the winter in the
southern part of the state.
School closed last Friday with
a very interesting program fol
lowing; that evening;. Four stud
ents received eighth grade diplo
mas, their names are:
Winnie Reagan, .
Manager, John Lesueur, of the
Hotel Saff ell, has now besom work
on an annex rooming apartment.
Cirk Maxwell an old time resi
dences was in town today. Cirk
says about all he does at Nutri
is to sit aronnd and saw on the
The Ladies Aid met again last
Thursday after noon at the home
of Mrs. Le Roy Stiles several
new ones joined the circle.
Mr. Wm. Rudd of Flagstaff is
here looking after business mat
ters and visiting relatives and
Mr. Wm. Stamps and Mrs. Eva
Zufall have gone to Socorro, N.
M. to be united in matrimony.
Mr. and Fred Sauls accompanied
Don't forget to plant that va
cant lot this summer and produce
something to feed the soldiers.
Every little bit helps.
Senator Fred T. Colter has made
his appearance again after an ab
sence of several months.
Mr." Spencer Burk has just re
turned from a trip to Williams
he had taken his wife who will
teach there for a few weeks.
For power that is power and
dependable power or light that is
dependable, get it from the Nebo
Lorin M. Farr, who is holding
down a pasition on the State
Highway was in the city Sunday
visiting with his family.
Mat Morgan one of Hunt's
thrifty young men was a busi
ness visitor to the county seat
Hats off to the patriot who goes
into the field and raises twice as
many spuds this year as he did a
year ago.'We need 'em.
In the course of this war, read
er, the opportunity will be yours
to duplicate one of the greatest
miracles of the Master. The
multitude will demand food.
The Nebo Electric Light and
Power Company are now running
full blast and are ready to give
you Light, Power, etc. If in
need of anything in their line it
will pay you to see them.
Sheep or Cattlemen Have for
lease two townships, between
Holbrook and St. Johns, Arizona.
Also range for 5000 head sheep
if taken at once.
Gallup, N. M.
To be held at Springerville, Ariz.,
June 21, 22 and 23, 1917.
Better events and bigger purses than ever before,
4 ELMER D. RINEHART, j
Secretary, The Cowboy Reunion and Amusement
Association of Round Valley, Springerville, Arizona. is
WHAT OR WHICH NEXT?
This is the question that is in
the minds of a great many peo
ple of the State of Arizona.
The Hunt- Campbell governor
ship contest goes merrily on and
the Eagar precinct of Apache
County is the next on the program
This morning Messrs. Jos.
Pearce and Harry G. Udall of
Eagar passed through town on
their way to Phoenix as witness
es in this case . Mr Pearce was
one of the election officers and
Mr. Udall was challenger at the
election. The above named
gentlemen say that there was
nothing crooked about the elec
tion held in Eagar, but as in
other voting places, some irregu
larities took place; but other than
this nothing occured .
v Where will it end.
Perhaps others will yet be
brought into the contest.
The young Ladies M. I. A. will
present Rebecca's Triumph
Friday, May 4. This is a play of
high order and there is no doubt
as to it being a success as the
Ladies of M. I. A. never do
things in a half hearted way.
Come out and see it and be con
vinced. For first-class electrical ap
paratus call on Tom Carraway of
the St. Johns Electric Supply
Willi Fewer Eggs
Just use an additional quantity of Br. Price's
Cream Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, in
place of each egg omitted.
This applies equally well to nearly all baked
foods. Try the following" recipe according- to the
CREAM LAYER CAKE
Old Way New Way
1 cup sugar j cup sugar
J4 cup milk 1 cup milk
2 cups flour 2 cups flour
2 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powder 4 teaspoons Dr. Price's Baking Powdei
3 eggs 1 egg
J cup shortening 2 tablespoons shortening
1 teaspoon flavoring 1 teaspoon flavoring
Makes 1 Large 2-Layer Cake
DIRECTIONS Cream the sugar and chorteningtogethar.then mix in the egg.
After sifting the flour and Dr. Price's Baking Powder together, two or three
times, add it all to the mixture. Gradually add the milk and brat v. -. spoon
until you have a smooth pour batter. Add the flavori- i'cur ir-tv. j;rjw J
layer cake tins and bake in a moderately hot oven lor twenty minutes. This
cake is best baked in two layers. Put together with cream filling and spread
with white icing.
Made from Cream of Tartar, derived from Grapes
No Alum No Phosphate
The Third Annual It
Statement of Ownership.
Statement of Ownership, Cir
culation, etc.. Required by the
of August 24, 1912, of The St.
Johns Herald, published weekly
at St. Johns, Arizona, for April
1, 1917. Name of Editor: Geo.
E. Waite, Business Manager,
Geo. E. Waite, Publisher, J, W.
Waite, St. Johns, Arizona.
Not a Corporation.
Waite Brothers, Owners.
Sworn and subscribed to before
me this 16th day April, 1917.
CHAS. JARVIS, Notary Public.
My Commission Expires Feb
ruary 29, ip).
If you want goods that are good
goods for electrical purposes, go
to Tom Carraway Manager of the
Electric Supply Company St.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Whit
ing left Thursday for Vernon
where Mr. Whiting has taken
up a homestead.
May . 1st The . Herald will
change locations. Watch for our
The L. D. S. Church is offering
$3500 in cash prizes to any of its
organizations, as follows:
For the best five acres of wheat,
First prize $1, 000. 2nd prize $500,
3rd prize $250.
For the best acre of potatoes .
First prize $1,000. 2nd prize $500.
dra prize azou. ine aoove is
surely worth trying for.
Minutes of the Board of Super
visors, Apache County.
St. Johns, Ariz,, Apr. 18, 1917.
Pursuant to adjournment the
Board of Supervisors met in reg
lar adjourned session on this date;
there being present Chairman
Heber Jarvis, Members John C.
Hall and W A. Saunders, and
Levi S. Udall, clerk.
Minutes of the previous meet
ing were read and approved as
Surety Bond of Mrs. Montie
Love as Notary Public, in the sum
of $1000.00 was approved by the
County Assessor J. A. Mineer,
appeared before the Board and
presented a letter from Governor
Campbell ordering him to make a
Military enrollment of all male
citizens, between the ages of 18
and 45 years of age, residing
within the county; he asked that
the board allow him the necessary
help and expenses to enable him
to make this enrollment in the
shortest time possible. The board
unanimously agreed to allow him
all necessary expenses incurred
in making this enrollment.
The petition of Idelfonso 011
varezof Concho, Ariz, asking the
Board to allow him Out Door re
lief in the sum of $15. 00 per month
was rejected by the Board.
Alex. Shreeve the present jan
itor of the court house buildings
having tendered his resignation
to the board, effective May 1st.,
and Alejandro Pena having made
application to the Board for the
position, upon motion and by un
animous vote he was appointed as
janitor at a salary of $25.00er
month, said appointment effective
from and after May 1st, 1917.
The following claims were ap
proved and warrants ordered is
sued from the Road Fund:
Frank Thomas, labor on
bridge . $ 5.75
Julian Jiron, refund 1917
Road tax (over age) 2.00
Chas R. Jarvis, labor on
bridge across city ditch 21.50
In the matter of finally locating
the site for the new court house,
the Board having previously ac
cepted the report of the locating
committee in which they recom
mended that the building be put
on the west half of the Patterson
block, No. 95 of the St. Johns
townsite, said acceptance of the
committee's report subject how
ever to a reconsideration oi sites
by the majority of said committee
on or before this date and Burr
W- Porter being the only member
of said committee, wno has noti
fied the board that he desired to
reconsider his previous action and
(continued 2nd page, 2nd col.)
Constipation and Indigestion.
These are twin evils. Persons
suffering from indigestion are
often troubled with constipation.
Mrs. Robert Allison, Mattoon, 111.
writes that when she first moved
to Mattoon she was a great suf
ferer from indigestion and consti
pation. Food distressed her and
there was a feeling like a heavy
weight pressing on her stomach
aad chest. She did not rest well
at night, and felt worn out a good
part of the tirne. One bottle of
Chamberlain's Tablets corrected
this trouble so that she has since
felt like a different person. Adv.