The' Holbrook New.
HOLBROOK, NAVAJO COUNTY, MAY 21. 1900.
THE MERCHANTS &
BANK OF H0LBR00K
Will open for business
in a few days
JOHN R. HULET, Pre..
H. H. SCORSE. Vice-Pre.
C T. CUNE. CuUer
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Adolpfc Schuster Jeha R. Hnlot H. H. Scans
CT.CliiM Rob. Sco
A SQUARE DEAL '
A. & B. SCHUSTER
We have added to our stock Gem Ranges, best
steel, large oven, complete reservoir í Q J AA
and high closet . . . .,pOO.UU
REV-O-NOC lower action Washing dl 1 Cf
Machines, the easiest and best made P O"
Schuttler Roller Bearing Wagons
Studebaker Spring Vehicles
Sealema Tobacco Dip
We have the water and the soil.
Why not irrigate?
Mr. McAlister, Recordé of Deeds,
was In Winslow Friday.
Hon. Robt. Scott returned to his
home at Show-low last week.
C. H. Brown, of Apache, is in town
this week looking after business.
Miss Martha Hunt, of Snowflake,
was a visitor in our city Monday.
Mrs. C. H. Brownell and Mrs. L.
Ticing went to Bidda-Hochee Monday.
W. H. Clark shipped In a few car
loads of wood last week for his brick
The Misses Knolton. of Dallas,
Texas, visited Miss Greer here Wednesday.
Mrs. Lorena Thyslng spent Nast
week at Perkins' ranch, returning to
Two children of W. B. Wood are
quite sick. We hope to chronicle their
Mrs. W. H. Clark was on the sick
list the first of the week. She Í3 much
improved at this time.
Frank Zuck spent Monday and
Tuesday In the country looking for fat
cattle for his meat market.
John McClawse, of St. Joseph,
stopped over here on his way home
from conference at Snowflake.
H. C. Decker, of San Francisco, Cal.,
is here this week looking after hH
mines in the Magallon mountains.
Rev. Wright, of Winslow. preached
a very Interesting sermon at the
school house last Tuesday night.
Mr. Boyer, the carpenter, assisted
by John Connor, are in the country
niost of this week building a house for
Rosilia Condeleira, who has been
visiting friends here the past week,
letanerl to !s hcm 1 Ij- Anros,
John R. Hulet attendee! conference
at Snowflake the latter part of last
week, and the first of this, returning
Miss Helen Wood, of Chambers,
came in on the train Sunday and will
accept a position as operator ia the
Pay escort of twenty men from Ft.
Apache arrived here Sunday for the
purpose of escorting the funds for pay
ments at the Fort.
W. H. Clark has his brick yard ia
operation and will soon have brick for
sale. These bricks are of a good qual
ity and will find a ready market.
Messrs. W. O. Britt and D. W.
Adams, of Washington, D. C. came in
Monday morning for the purpose of
cruising and sectionalizing the forest.
The hotels and rooming houses In
Holbrook are crowded to their full ca
pacity. Come and see Holbrook. She
is one of the coming towns of the Ter
ritory. Mr. and Mrs. Daum. of Topeka.
Kansas, will arrive here in about a
week to make this their home. Mr.
and Mrs. Daum are-the parents of Mrs.
it -p crr-- went to ths "co'33try
! last Thursday with cino shearers for
I the purpose of shearing his sheep. Mr.
! Scorse will have about eighty thcu
! sand pounds of wool.
The stone building for th Mer
chants and Stockgrowers' Bank is
progressing nicely. Contractor Gard
ner says, "It will be ready for occu
pancy la less than a month."
W. H. Clark, not being satisfied with
a sand point for his brick yard, fins
a well. Now he has water to throw
away. It only took him two hours and
twenty-two minutes to make ihe well.
Mrs. J. H. Scorse and sister Miss
Eliza Mann, are visiting at Chester.
111. They stopped to visit relatives
and friends at Kansas City and St.
Louis, Mo. They report everything in
that country very wet.
Quite an Interesting game of base
ball was played here last Sunday be
tween the Ft. Apache nine and Hol
brook nine. Only five innings were
played on account of the late begin
ning. The visitors were the winners.
Our boys will do better nest time.
The new safe for the Merchants and
Stockgrowers Bank is one of the
finest and most substantial safes in
the Territory, and arrived the latter
part of last week. This is a screw
door burglar proof safe and certainly
A. M. Candalaria and wife were In
G. T. Cline, cashier of the Merchants
and Stockgrowers' Bank, offers to head
a subscription list for $500 for an ar
tesian well for watering the city.
There are a number of wealthy men ia
Holbrook who wiil be glad to assist in
this matter. Why not have an ar
From Winslow Mail
Mr. Carl Eiberger left for Ash Fork
Wednesday to resume duties as fire
man on the helper after having spent
a few days in Winslow.
Married at home of Probate Judge,
R. C. Smith in Holbrook. Miss Ethel
Jolly to Mr. Earl Mahan, both of Flag-i
staff. Mr. Mahan is a well known
railroad man and the bride is well
known here, being one of the most
estimable young ladies of Navajo
County. The happy couple left oa
No. 7 Monday morning for the west.
The Latter-Day Saints' quarterly
conference in the Snowflake Stake
was held at Snowflake, Saturday and
Sunday, May 15. 1C In addition to the
officers of the Stake there were present
from Salt Lake City David O. McKay
of the Twelve Apostles, and Chas. H.
Hart of the First Presidency of
Seventy. Besides the transaction of
the usual business pertaining to church
matters, most excellent discourses
were delivered by Elders McKay and
W. R. Scorse invited us to his house
Monday and while there showed to us
the things he had done with water.
The first place he has a complete
water system from his well, even to a
fish pool. In his yard he has as fine
blue grass as ever grew In old Ken
tucky, then he has roses, flowers,
vines, berries and trees of almost
every kind. He has a garden and has
his own grown vegetables and fruit
and all this is grown because he has
taken the trouble to put a little water
on the soil.
Soro of His Crtlid.
Tbn young man who had been calling
so frequently on Mary at last came to
see Mary's father. There was a lit
tle hesitation as the two men met
Finally, says a writer In the Philadel
phia Inquirer, the suitor began:
"It Is a mere formality, I know, this
asking for your daughter's hand; but
we thought it would be pleasing to you
If It were observed. ,
Mary's father stiffened.
"And may I Inquire," he asked, "who
suggested that asUing my consent to
Mary's marriage was a mere formal-
"Tes, sir," replied the young man,
simply. "It was Mary's mother."
Charles J. Willis and wife returned
Monday from Los Angeles, where they
have been for some time past on ac
count of Mr. Willis being a patient at
the Santa Fe hospital. Mr. Willis ex
pects to be assigned tn nne nf th
crews at the Cinder Pit with the be
ginning of operations at that place.
Last Tuesday afternoon as the west
bound local was nearing Holbrook a
Mexican laborer named Ramon Lo
tano, engaged in shoveling sand off of
the track, was struck by the engine
and thrown down the embankment
He was picked up and brought to the
hospital here, where he was attended
by Dr. O. S. Brown, who found that tha
man had suffered a fracture of the
right arm and the left leg. A severe
sand storm prevented the engine crew
from seeing the man until they were
A party was given at the home of
Mrs. A. W. Hay dock on First street
Monday evening in honor of Miss
Deane Sughrue. who will leave Bhortly
for her home In Kansas. The evening
was spent in playing games and at
11:30 p. m. light refreshments were
served, after which the guests de-.
parted to their homes, all having en
joyed the evening's entertainment and
hoping Miss Sughrue will return to
Winslow In the near future. Those
present were: Misses Duggar, Hox
sie. Dagg. Davenport Howard and
Sperry. Mesdames Hink and Hay
dock. Messrs. Williams, Eiberger,
Howard. Barton, Vincent, Mahoney
Prudent Mamma I know Mr. Guppin
is not handsome. Myrtle, but he comes of
a family of high-minded and honorable
men. Rpmtmlwr, "by their fruits ye
ihall know them.
M iss Myrtl T hut's just it. mamma. I
ion't like his great big Adam's apple.
After m Faabloo.
. U!tp7s Are you oo speaking . term
Brooks O, yi : whenever we meet 1
to!! h'r.n he's n snNkins scoundrel, and b
i!'s nv 1'r.i a Kar and a slanderer. CM
A Substantial Institution
THE NAVAJO COUNTY BANK
of Winslow and Holbrook, Arizona
Territorial Depository Navajo Connty Depository
Local Depository of tie A. T. & S. F. Railway
W. H. BURBAGE, Pres. F. W. NELSON, Vice-Pres. and Cashier
R. C. KAUFMAN and LLOYD C. HENNING, Asst Cashiers
W. H. Burbago F. W. Nelson Henry Huning W. W. Perkins
O. B. Sutton
Capital, Surplus and Profits, $40,000
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INTEREST PAID ON SAVING DEFOSITS
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