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' Greenlee County THIRD YEAR LOCALS Rov Billingsley was thrown j from a horse last, week which j crlppied him slightly, blit he is j able to be about. Our reporter last week failed to report the arrival of a nine i girl baby at the home of Mr. and j Mrs Sam A Forster of the Day- j Foster ranch. She arrived on j on Sunday May 21st and is grow-; ing off nicely. And the Deputy j Sheriff hasn’t made any arrests since, —it is just one long holiday j since with Sam. Master Claude Taylor is now! the owner of a JUNIOR STUDE- j BAKER wagon a minature wag- 1 on of like make and build of his father’s farm wagons. Georgie Phillips came in Satur day evening from the mines for a few days. Go to the Duncan Ice Cream Parlor when you are hot and dry. Mother of Trip-1 ietts RECEIVES ROYALTY Mrs. Gill, whom we mentioned last week as (Mrs.McGee) giving birth to tripletts is the recipient of much notoriety, praise and a royalty. At the Cemetery meeting last Monday night Judge Watters sug gested that, as here in our own town a lady who had given Dun can so much notoriety and that in England when such uncommon things happened it was customary to provide a roya 11y, it wou 1d be very appropriate for a royalty to be provided whereupon Mr. Watters started the subscription with a generous donation, others followed and within a few min utes over $35.00 honored the three little fellows, whom we mentioned last week (as two girls and a boy) being: two boys and a girl, and their mother. Below is a list of those adding their mite to the royalty which list will remain open at the Bank of Duncan and in the hands of Professor Wiggs tiil the 15th of June for all others who wish to make a donation: J. L. r s. Watters E. W. Taylor. B. F. Billingsley W. H. Alexander V. E. Burtcher J. Turney L. F. Vaughn R. S. Stewart W. M. Clark John Evans Clarence Wiggs “Frenchie” Data on Diaz Born in city of Oaxaca, Sept ber 15, 1930. Errand boy in country store. Saw (irst active service in “War Reform” in 1854-61. Fought battle of “Cinco de Mayo,” May 5, 1862. Made secretary of war by Pre-1 sident Juarez. Opposed Juarez for third term. | Became leader of the opposi-j tion against President Juarez and : was proscribed, fleeing to United ! States. Returned, gathered army, and on Nov. 26, 1876, marched into the capital, proclaiming himself president. Elected to that office in April, 1877. Did not seek re-election in 1889, j but was again named four years later and has never been retired since. j DUN CAN ARIZONIAN. Devoted to the Interests of Greenlee County, State of Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico. Cemetery Meeting held and Steps Taken The Cemetery meeting Mon-! | day night was well attended and it showed that much interests i was being taken in the matter, iin fact more interest than was j expected. jW. M. Clark was chosen chair ; man and John Evans made secre ! tary of the meeting. The ways and means of handl ing the cemetery proposition was 1 thoroughly discussed by various I citizens present after which a Board of temporary Trustees I was appointment by the chair i man, consisting of J. L. T*» | Watters, E. W. Taylor and John Evans. These Trustees are to formulate plans for a permanent organization which will take charge of the whole affair and conduct all business partaining to the cemetery. The question of a cemetery site was postpon ed for the present and this will jbe a matter for the Trustees to take up at some convenient time in the future. At presen Duncan has three buri al places, viz; on John Clay’s land right in town, this site has long | since been abandoned but the .| graves remain; on the side of the | bile above town, this site is used j only occasionly and the one on ! the mesa which is used most and almost exclusively at present. In this sun-kissed land of broad mesas and thinly settled country the question of a burial ground for the dead has never been much of an object. Civil Service Examination An initial examination for clerk will be held at the post-office in this city on June 10, 1911. Age limit, 18 to 45 years, on the date of the examination. Married women will not be ad | mitted to the examination. This ! prohibition, however, does not apply to women who are divorc ed or those who are separated from their husbands and support themselves, but they are eligible for appointment only as clerk. Applicants must be physically sound, and male applicants must be not less than 5 feet 4 inches in height without boots or shoes, and weigh not less than 125 pounds without overcoat or hat. For application blanks and for full information relative to ex amination, qualifications, duties, : salaries, vacations, promotions, etc., address immediately, The Postmaster, Post-office, Clifton, Ariz. Salford 4th of July Big 4th of July celebration Tuesday, July 4th. at Safford. | Ariz. Program of Races: Free for all Trot or Pace. Purse 8150.00 Entrance Fee, 10% Green Trot or Pace. Purse $150.00 i Colt race for 2 and 3-year-oids. Purse $75.00 Running Races Quartette Derby, 1-2 mile, from Graham, Greenlee, Cochise and Gila Counties, 5 to enter and 3 to start. Purse $150.00 Entrance Fee. 10% | Running Race, 1-4 mile. 5 to en j ter, 3to start. Purse $25.00 Entrance Fee, 10% Good regulation half-mile track grand stand, good well of water and free stalls to horses as far! as they go. Entrances on har-! ness races to close June 28th and 1 running races the day before the I race, July 3rd. A. N. Newhouse and Hank Noble came yesterday from Twin ! i Peaks. t DUNCAN, GREENLEE COUNTY, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 1911 Fourth of July in Duncan Clifton, Morenci, Lordsburg and Duncan Knights of Pythias are preparing to hold a grand celebration here on the fourth of July. For all four these Lodges ; to go together means that it will | be a success from every point! of view. It means that hundreds I of people will come here to cele- j brate the Fourth who are not K P’s. In fact everybody will be invited and made welcome and the larger the crowd the better. Good live committees have been | appointed and it is now a cert ainty that the biggest celebra tion ever witnessed in Duncan will be this year. There will be good speakers, music, dancing, barbecue and various other j things to entertain and make the ! day memorable with pleasant thoughts. Begin now to make | your arrangements to spend the ; Fourth in Duncan. They will all ! be here. I Gone to Utah i Miss Annie Woods who has ! been connected with the Record i staff for several months left Tues ! day morning for Tucson where jshe will visit with her sister Mrs. j Edward Dodge for a few days, going from there to Salt Lake City, where she will attend the conference and after conference will go to Ogden where she will visit with her brother for several days before returning home. Valley Record. Board of Trade Starts Work on dreamery Proposition At the meeting of tho Thatch- Board of Trade last Thursday evening the proposition of a creamery for Thatcher took up the principal *part of the evening. While in Mesa D. D. Jones work ed up the proposition with a Mr. Lewis who is anxious to engage in the creamery business in That cher if he can be assured of the support of the farmers of this district. The matter of securing a suit able site of the new industry was discussed, but owing to lack of information no decision was reached in the matter. It will however be fully dealt with at the regular meeting of the Board this week. The matter of adver tising through the medium of the an El Paso paper represented by Mr. Barnard was discussed, but no satisfactory terms cou’d be agreed upon.—Valley Record. DOG MEETING HELD The dog meeting was held last Saturday according to notice published last week. It was the unanimous opinion of ail present that those owning bitting dogs should keep them up or it would be alright to kill them. It is hoped that the meeting I will result in much good as it is j a well known fact that Duncan j is twice blessed with worthless ! curs. | FOR SALE: One male, two years old, half 1 Hoelstein and half Jersey. This cross makes the best milk stock. Inquire of John Evans or J. ! H. McCleskev. A Substitute for Work “Physical culture father, is per-1 ; fectly lovely!” exclaimed an en-! i thusiastic young miss just home; | from college. “Look! To develop; i the arms I grasp this rod by onej end and move it slowly from right to left.” “Well, well!” exclaimed her father; “what won’t science dis- j I cover! If that rod had straw at j the other end you’d be sweep-1 'ing.” Success. i CAPTURES AN EAGLE Robert Stewart, Duncan’s ex pert trapper, has made a remark able capture in the way of a large eagle. This king of birds meas ures six feet two inches from tip to tip of wings. Robert brought his fine bird to this office and ex hibited him last week. He says that he will prepare a large cage for him and start a minature Zoo. POST OFFICE AT YORK A postoffice has been establish at York, a station on the Arizona & New Mexico road between Duncan and Guthrie. Mrs. Lottie Rubey has been appointed post ; mistress. Buys Another Farm ! County Surveyor. Tunis, has I purchased another farm; recent ly be bought the Crosier forty and this week closed the deal for the Dave Williams forty across the road from the Crosier place. This gives Mr. Tunis two mighty good forties of alfalfa land. Mr. Tunis has confidence in the futu- Ire of this valley and is certainly : making no mistake when he buys good farm land here. Attending the Teachers’ Institute I i Miss Lucy Cosper and Misses Bessie and Grace Cauthen left last Saturday for Silver City I where they will attend the Norm al Institute. Miss Lucy is the yott»gest child of Judge and Mrs. | Cosper and will no doubt make a ! splendid teacher; Miss Bessie has i already made a reputation as a teacher in her first term and, no | doubt, Miss Grace has the natur al qualities which will serve her j well in the school room. 28 Cars of Cattle Shipped Last Saturday 28 carloads of cattle were shipped from this point to Denver, Colorado. W. J. Cox, J. G. Hall and L, Hunt were the buyers and this i large number of cars was made !up by several of our local cattle men, among them were: W. L. Sanders, McKeehan & McCamant, j Parks Bros., W. T. Witt, John jK. Chilton of Sheldon Phil Mc | Nair and Ed Head. Good prices | were received for ail this large 1 shipment and as a result a large j sum of money will be left in this ; valley for distribution thereby making the whole people all the richer. This does not represent all the cattle that have gone out of this great cattle section. The Day- Foster company shipped from Lordsburg as did others of the Steeplerock section. Won the Prize I Miss Maggie Neal left Wed nesday for Fay wood Springs. Miss Neal was successful in the recent contest inaugurated by the El Paso Times, and was en-1 titled to one of the fifty dollar prizes. She had about double the number of credits of any of the others in the fifty dal Jar class, j The Times recognized this speci al merit, and awarded her a special seventy-five dollar prize. —Liberal. 9 William J. Bryan Says: The fellow who tries to attract business without advertising is j like the young man who throws his sweet heart a silent kiss in the dark, fie may kno\y what he is doing but rib One eWe does, i Fowler-Munday At the home of Mrs. A. M. Crosier last Saturday evening Justice J. K. Bullard spoke the words that made John R. Fowler and Miss Vera Monday man and wife. Mr. Fowler is manager of the : Duncan Lnmber Company, a re | sponsible position which he has’ j handled successfully since the organization of Company some two years ago: he is secretary of the local commercial club and a member of the Territorial] Board of Trade. He is energetic, public spirited and possesses the j qualities for a happy and succss i ful wedded life. Miss Munday is the daughter of the late W. S. Munday and has been making her home in El Paso with Mrs. W. S. Munday until recently when they return ed to Duncan. She is a pleasant lady with a sunny disposition and [ many friends and well fitted to : make her husband an ideal life i companion. The Fowlers will go to house ] keeping in Duncan and their many friends will wish them many days of happiness and j prosperity. _ Banker to be Married The engagement is announced of Mr. Frank Coon, of Lords ! burg, N. M., to Miss Winifred i Elizabeth Barnes, second eldest ] daughter of Judge and Mrs. R. jP. Barnes of this city. The news j will come as a very pleasant sur ] prise to the many friends of the ] contracting parties in this city where both are widely and favor ably known. Mr. Coon was ern jployed in the American National ; Bank of this city when that in stitution wai first organized, j Later he organized the First ' National Bank of Lords burg and I became its cashier. Miss Barnes !is very popular in Silver City where she was born and raised. At present she is residing in El Paso with her mother and sister, this altitude proving too high for Mrs. Barnes. -Silver City Enter prise. Fowler Gets PLACE ON TERRITORIAL BOARD OF TRADE j John R. Fowler, Secretary of ] the Duncan Commercial Club, j was put on the Advisory Board i for the Territory of Arizona at ] the Convention of the Develop-] 'merit Board held at Douglas last ] week. This Development Board is go- j ing to do a great work for the ! soon-to-be State of Arizona. All j the live wide-awake towns and counties are co-operating and system will take the place of dis orgonization and independedt ef fort. HERE FROM SHELDON John K. Chilton was in Mon-; day from Sheldon and settled the ! matter of his subscription for. another year. Mr. Chilton took back with him a new binder with which he j will harvest the promising grain crop of his section. Everything is in a prosperous condition in that part of the valley. He re ports Ray Sexton as being noj better at present but, that the' opinion is that Ray will recover. ] Mr. Chilton is combining farm ing and cattle raising and, he made a shipment in the 28 cars ! which were shipped from Duncan last Saturday. Ice cold Soda at the Duncan i Ice Cream Fa Dor. County's Pioneer Democrat Paper 49th WEEK WOMAN TAKES LONG HORSEBACK RIDE Spokane, Wash., May 30. Fifteen hundred wiles on horse back is the summer vacation trip, terminating at Phoenix, Ariz., noon which Miss Virginia Vance, a young school teacher, will start from Kennewick, Wash., on the morning of June 1. Her father and brothers will accompany her in a covered wagon and carry supplies and camp equipment, | while Mrs. Vance and two young ler children are to travel by wat ier and rail to Fresno, Cal., to re main there until next fall, when ] they will join the rest of the j family at Phoenix. Miss Vance has decided upon a route to the Southwest through j Oregon, Nevada ami Arizona by ; way of Pendleton to Lakeviev, thence to Creator Lake ami ir.t<> Nevada, keeping near the Calif ornia line and following the can yon of the Colorado river in Ari z ma. No effort will he made to ; establish a record, nor will Miss i Vance offer souvenirs or ph «to graphs for sale to cover the ex penses of the trip, as is usually the case on similar tours. She has ample funds to carry her through, and. in addition, her father is a man of means. Miss Vance has completed all preparations for the long ride and is looking forward with in * terest to the start. Traveling overland through picturesque 1 scenery in almost the same style •as the early settlers came into .the western country will, she ! believes, be an interesting and ] valuable experience. The little I party will sleep in the open, cook ing the meals at campfires and sttopping occasionally to hunt jaudtish. It is also planned to I make detours into the surround jing country along the California border, “I have been planning this trip for a long t i me, ’ ’ M iss Vance said. “but the opportunity to make it was not offered until my parents decided to make their future home in Arizona. Os course. 1 expect to return to eastern Wash ington next fall, probably travel ing through California where I may make numerous stops. ’* (From the Bulletin.) Strikes it Rich It. is rumored around town that Mr. A. B. E. Allison has made a rich strike of gold on his claims several miles north-east of town. Mr. Allison is receiving the | congratulations of his friends on his sudden good fortune. Lower Court Sustained The territorial supreme court sustained the district covrt in the case of the Territory against R. R. Agent Levy of Pima, who i was sentenced to a term of five ]years in prison at the fall term !of the district court in Graham county. The ease was hotly con tested in the trial court, and Dis trict Attorney McAlister deserv es credit for his ability in handl ing the case and securing a con viction and having it affirmed by the highest court of the territory. U. S. COURT CASE Kibbe and Steele who were convicted at the fall term of the Gila county district court for murder and sentenced for life, will be retried at this term of the IJ. S. court now in session at Globe. This second trial arises from the fact that tne crime was committed on the Indian reser vation, making a U. S. case of it.