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Official Paper of Navajo County and the Holbrook Oil Field SINGLE COPIES TEN CENTS HOLBROOK, NAVAJO COUNTY, ARIZONA, FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1921. VOL. 12. NO. 49. NEWS LIVESTOCK REP0RT-K.C. Livestock Prices Higher Receipts Fairly Liberal Moderate receipts today overcome come of the adverse conditions in the market and prices ruled higher, under a fairly active demand. Be cause of the probable strike among packing house employees, , expected by the middle of tne next week, there was some hesitancy among buyers early but as trade advanced demand assumed fairly large proportions. Cattle were quoted strong to 25 cents hegher, hogs up to 40 and 70 cents, and lambs 25 higher. TODAY'S BECEIPTS Receipts today were 500 cattle, 5000 hogs, and 8500 sheep, compared with the 14,000 cattle, 15,500 hogs, and 12,000 sheep a week ago, and 13,900 cattle, 21,500 hogs and 3,450 sheep a year ago. Beef Cattle The bulk of the fat cattle here were medium to good grades that sold at $8.75 to $9.50. Nothing was offered in choice or prime and the latter class would, have brought $10 or better: Plain steers were quoted at $8.00 to $8.50 and prices for prac tically all the fat cattle were 15 to 25 cents higher. Cows were mostly 15 cents higher and heifers mostly 25 cents up. Veal calves were very steady. If st riming does not mater ialize the market will rule sharply higher late in the week as commis sion men at all markets have advjsed against shipping fat cattle that will arrive later than Wednesday. Stockers and Feeders Demand for sockers and feeders was active at strong prices. Labor conditions will have no effect in this division of the market as the country outlet is large. Good graz ing steers are in active demand, and a good many flesh feeders are mov ing into feed lots. Hogs Hog prices started 25 higher and closed 75 cents higher with the top S10.50 and bulk of sales $9.75 to $10.35. Compared with a week ago, prices are 40 to 50 cents net lower. Shippers were back in the market andp ackers seemed anxious for sup pliea. Combined receipts at the five Western markets were less than 50-, C00 hogs, or about one-half as many as a week ago. Pigs were strong, top $11.60 and the price range $10 to 11.60. Shop and Lambs Lamb prices were 25 cents higher, and sheep were steady. The best lambe here were 85 pound grades, wet fleece that brought $9.50 to $9.70. Choice dry Iambs would have brought S9.85. Ewes are quoted at $5.25 to $6.00. Yearlings $7.50 to $8.25, and wethers $6.00 to $6.50. ' Horses and Mules Receipts at the horse barns were 450 head. Trade was quiet with prices quoted about steady. CHARLES M. PIPKIN, Market Correspondent. A girl of fourteen years of age. was brought before a New York court as a truant frm school. The girl proved that she was married and the court ruled that a house wi fe is not required to attend any school regardless of her age. The President of , the United States has a special flag used on occasions when the President appears in his ex-officion function as commander-in-chief of the Army and Navy. The flag consists of the coat of arms as they appear on the President's seal, against a blue background and flanked with four stars. r- Ik rri- ill Z flW LIE: 55A k&U'CHc line SJgjy Teaching First Aid fXhy In : í I Every person mentally and physical ly abM to do so should take the Ameri can Red Cross Instruction In First Aid Treatment. It's a life-saver and a pain-saver on the farm. In the factory, on the street, at the office. In the , home, wherever accidents may occur. Ilere's a young wife' who Inexpertly wielded a can-opener and received aa ugly gash across her wrist from the Jagsed can lid. Mother was there, however, with the First Aid kit and Red Cross Instruction, and probably prevented a case of blood poison by giving prompt and proper Ireutmeut befoie the dot-tor arrived. NEW ATTITUDE TOWARD RUSSIA Washington, March 24. Early con sideration is to be given to relations between the Un:ted States and sov iet Russia, it was indicated today at the state department. Formal announcement of any alter ation in the relations between the two countries or in any of the ruling by the Wilson administration, may not be made for some time, but it was made clear that already certain modifications of these rulings either ire under consideration or have- been made. These decisions were reached - in dependent of the appeal from the soviet government to President Har ding and the Americah government for a resumption of trade relations between the United States and Rus sia. ,That appeal reached the state department today from the white house. Appeal Is Received The appeal was received at the white house and sent to the state department without being called to the attention of President Hording, and it was first announced that it had not been received. A similar announcement also was made at the state department, but this subse quently was corrected. In the event of an agreement by the U. S. to treat with the soviets, it was indicated that no technical bars would be placed against the entry into the United States of a delegation which the Moscow wire less dispatch to London said the soviet proposed to send here to ne gotiat a trade agreement. It also developed that a slightly broader view has been taken by the department regarding the issuance of passports and vises. While there has been no indication of any material relaxation of the regulations it be came known that in certain except ional cases vises and passports would be authorized. The announcement in press dispatches from Stockholm that a quantity of Russian gold now is on its way from that place to the United States. -. It also devel oped that the American government would not raisa the question of the metal's origin. It was explained however, that the parties to whom it was consigned would accep it at their own risk. The official view is that its stat us cannot be properly impugned if it bears the mint mark of any rec ognized government such as that of Sweden, which is reported to have been placed on the consignment. If, after it is received and accepted, a claim as to its origin or owneiship is made, th2 question would be one for the curts to decide. Lenlne Seeks Capital The attitude adpted toward the importation of gold, it was explained is not different from that assumed in Great Britain. It was also learned that official confirmation of Lenine's declaration of his renunciation of many princi ples of bolshevism, have been receiv ed and will be made one of the bases upon which American officials will build their study of the Russian question. It was made clear hweve,r that Lenine's declarations were not accepted as definite proof that the Russian leader, actually was contem plating and material alteraton of his methods. The department has no doubt that he made the statements credited to him in which he declared that many of the principles of bol shevism had proved failures and that they must look to capitalism for rehabilitation and stabilization, but officials are not unmindful of the statements many times officially made in Russia that the revolution ary leaders would not hesitate to act and speak in any way deemed expedient to further the general plan of world wide revolution. , No cigarette has the same delicious flavor as Lucky Strike. Because ' s toas cd LUCKY IS HE CIGARETTE navor! NAVAJO COUNTY CENSUSNOTAS EXPECTED The following figures are taken from the government census- bulle tin just issued for the month of March. The totals will no doubt be a little disappointing to all of the towns of the county, after an un bridled license for several years, in making boasting claims as to their population. The principal objection to the federal census is its aptitude to squeeze the water out of the in flated population claims of over- enthusiastic communities. Heber precinct 110 Holbrook precinct, including Holbrook town , 1,277 Keams Canyon precinct 100 Lakeside precinct 224 Linden precinct 75 Pinedale precinct 293 Pinetop precinct 62 St. Joseph precinct 271 Showlow precinct 258 Shumway precinct 93 Silver Creek precinct 152 Snowflake precinct, including Snowflake town . 805 Taylor precinct 420 White River precinct 336 Winslow precinct No. 1 com prising part of Winslow 1,520 Winslow precinct No. 2, com prising part of Winslow 1,3 6 Winslow precinct No. 3, com prising part of Wnislow 893 Woddruff precinct 113 Township 21 N, R. 19 E 3 Township 22 N. R. 17 E 6 Township 2 N. R. 19 E 2 Township 23 N. R. 171 E 1 Township 24 N. R. 21 E 4 Fort Apache 1,745 Hopi (Moqui) 4,110 Navajo Ind. Res. 1,832 ADMINISTRATION DRY OR WAS DISPUTED Washington, Marca 23. Definite announcement that former Attorney General Palmer's opinion, permit ting pesons to prescribe beer for medical purposes, would stand unless Secretare Mellon hou.d ask for a review, was made today by Attor ney General Daugherty. The attorney general reiterated that except on equest for a review by the head of the department, the department of justice could not hand down reviews of its own opin ions this way. In "connection with the possible transfer- of the prohibition enforce ment bureau from the treasury build ing to the department of justice, as a part of a general reorganization of golernment depatments, the at torney geneal said he was r.ot seeking any additional authority but would accept such responsibilities as con gress might place upon him. Creation of a single intelligency department to do the investigation work of the government was advo cated by the attorney general. More than double the average am ount spent annually for ten years in building the Panama Canal, was spent last year in constructing high ways by Federal aid within these United States. As a result of the record-breaking cross - continent trip completed by postal airplanes recently a continu ous day and night air-mail service between San Francisco and New York City will be established May 1. PEOPLE OF OUR TOWN The Easy Talker is all Warmed Up and is going So Good that he has for gotten AH About the Speaker of the Evening, whom he Is Introducing. Every town has a Self-Made Orator who can Go to the Mat with the Dic tionary on short notice and Comes in Handy when the Regular Speaker can't Get There. PRESIDENT ISSUES CALL FOR NEW CONGRESS Washi ngton, March 22. A formal call for an extra EOssion of congress, to meet April 11 and receive legisla tive recommendations from the new administration was issusd today by President Harding. None of the specific problems were named in the proclamation, the president merely declaring an extraordinary occasion required that' congress convene "to receive such communication as may be made by the executive." Mr. Harding already has indica ted, however, tlu.t the tariff and taxation will be the foremost in his message. He is expected to make a plea for prompt relief to the nation's agricultural interests and the list of recommendations may touch many other subjects such as the railway situation, the merchant marine, and immigration. One recornmendation relative to construction measures within the government machine he is exepcted to sl-ggest is the crea tion of a gerenal commission to dis pose of many kinds of property ac quired by government agencies dur ing the war. Whether the message will touch on foreign relations, is a matter of speculation but of govern ment and of ir.ductrial rehabilita tion at home. . THE CHURCHES EASTER SERVICES IN THE METHODIST CHURCH Sunday School on Easter Sunday will open at 10:15 A. M., instead of at 10:00 o'clock, the usual hour. Subject of Lesson: "The Risen Christ. At 11:00 o'clock instead of the regular preaching service, the Sun day School pupils, assisted by the Church Choir, will present the can tata: "Mv Jesus. I Love Thee." This is a beautiful service of choruses, duets, and solos,' and speaking exer cises by Xb-f I it. J .-folks. , Th? Pastor will give a short tidk on the Easter Lesson. At 7:30 P. M., instead of the usual Epworth League meeting there will be an Easter Evening . Service with the following special features: Vocal Solo, "I Know That My Re deemer Liveth," Miss Isla Gard. Violin Solo, "Souvenir," Mr. J. F. Fisher. Vocal Solo, Mx. H. Perry Carter. Anthem, by the Choir, "O, Holy Father." Serman, "What Christ Means to Man." If we are not disappointed in re ceiving the slides that are ordered, our hymns for this service will be illustrated by a number of beauti fully colored pictures. Everyone, present on last Sunday evening were pleased with the illustrated song service. The committe in charge of the Easter Egg Hunt, are planning a good time for the children of the school next Saturday afternoon. Be at the Court House lawn at 2:30 and see who finds the largest next. EASTER SERVICES AT THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH Easter Service will be held at the Girls' Friendly Hall at 4:30 Sunday afternoon. There win be Communion Service at the church at Winslow at 7:do, and at 11:00 A. M., to which we hope the members may find it con venient to attend. ITHF AMPDirAM IN PEACE TIME Eastern . v- r 37 f-"r 'A a; t - r . v . Americans who contribute to the É. for their generosity if they could see what It means to hundreds of thousands of war weary sufferers in the Balkans. Here is a widowed Roumanian mother with her five children just after a visit to a Red Cross relief station. All are barefoot and the boy at the left Is wearing clothes made of scraps from the battlefields. They have just received winter clothing, food and condensed milk for the baby. Similar work Is being done for Russian refugees driven from home. SENATE IS BUSY IN LAST HOUSE Phoenix, March 21.. With only two days of the session remaining, both houses worked hard and late yes terday in an attempt to get thru as much legislation as possible be fore the sound of the final gavel. The house spent the entire day in considering the general appropria tion bill, while the senate put thru a number of important maesures. Legislators are now beginning to see daylight through the maize of con gestion with the prospect that their duties will be pretty well rounded out tomorrow the closing day. The civil administration hill cal ing for a reorganization of state of ficers and departments was pastee! by the senate by a strictly party vote. TAX LEVY BILL CUT Senate bill 83 providing a tax levy for common and high schools suf ficient to raise $30 for every school child as shown by daily average at tendance records was amended by Senator Woodward to cut the allow ance to $25 per pupil and send back to the enrolling and engrossing com mittee to incorporate the amend ment. PROMPT ACTION OX SOME A record for prompt action was the action taken on a new bill by Senator Woodward regarding the banking of state funds. The bill was introduced in the 'morning and under suspension of the rules rushed through to third reading and final action and was carried by a vote of 17 to 1. The bill amends the present law to provide that the state treasurer shall not deposit with any state de pository stpu moneys in excess oi -10 per cent of the amount of the com bined capital and surplus of said bank. The senate killed two bills one calling for a government poultry ex perimental station at Glendale, and another regulating junk dealers for the protection of railroads and tele graph companies. The co-operative marketing bill was favorably reported. Senate bill 30, to provide for the establishment of a teachers' employ ment bureau was indefinitely post poned. Senate bill 187, providing for 8 per cent instead of 5 per cent on state warrants, was passed without division. Substitute house bill 19, providing for the certification of doctors and surgeons and osteopaths under reci procity, was passed without division, as was hous bill 14, creating a board of chiropractic examiners and per mitting the practice of chiropracty. COUNTY SEAT ISSUE UP A lively tilt between the advocates of county seat removal followed the reading of senate bill 141. As read this bill provides for the removal of a county seat to any incorporated or unincorporated town in the county upon a majority vote in an election which may be called by the filing of a petition containing the names of 5 per cent of the qualified electors, provided, however, that the new co unty seat shall be 15 miles distant from the old. Claypool of Gila, objected to the 15-mie clause. "If this legislature is going to be a joke all the way through I suppose it is alright to let, it go that way. You have brot nothing but logic legislation in Here to be voted upon, and there are too many bills which are designated to fit some particular county, without giving residents of other counties the same privilige." The bill in question is supposed to have been drafted to aid in the removal of the county seat from Tombstone. Claypool was charged RFD ("ROSS If Europe 5 .n . j ; T i Red Cross would feel amply repaid RUSSIAN ARMY IN TURMOIL London, March 23. Newspaper reports from Riga state that the fifteenth and sixteenth soviet armies stationed in the vicinity of Pskov, are in open disorder and deserting in crowds, says an Exchange dispatch from Copenhagen today. The soviet government is reported to have declared martial law in 16 provinces, the report says. HAMON VERDICT WAS PREMEDITATED Ardmore, Okla., March 23. Clara Smith Hamon, acquitted last week on a charge of murdering Jake L. Hamon, Republican natinal commit teeman and reputed millionnaire oil man, spent today resting from the eight days iu court, and reading a hundred letters and telegrams form sympathizers. She had two confer ences with attorneys, who later said nothing had been arived at regard ing the possibility of a suit against the Hammon Estaet, while Clara had before her a number of high salaried offers, she was not con sidering their acceptance. She said herself that she was more interested in making a new start in life and establishing herself with respect to the people of Ardmore, where she will remain for the pres ent. In a few days she said she will probably go to El Taso, Texas, where her father is very ill, and later go to Caifonia where a married sister lives. At the office bf the county at torney of Carter county late today it was said there was no intention to prosecute Clara on the statutory charge filed against her and Ham on, with whom she lived for ten years at the hotel where she shot him. It also was said at the county at torney's office .that information against Frank Ketch, formerly Ha mn's business manager, now admin istrator of his estate, charging him with-being-, an accessory after" the fact of Hamon's murder, would prob ably remain in the pigeon hole, never to be served. Ketch testified that he gave Clara Hamon $5000 and told her to leave Ardmore and re main away. . At the county building today the district clerk was busy paying the expense of the Hamon trial. He said that the cost would probably run be tween thirty- four and thirty- five thousand dollars. Jurors who rendered the verdict for acquittal yesteday reiterated that only one ballot was taken and that it was confirmed by a rising vote. W. A. Jolly of Ardmore, a member of the jury, said that when the jury retired he said to those around him by way of feeling out sentiment, "Well men, I favor a first degree murder verdict." "Then," he con tinued, "one of the others replied: "I favor letting her go and doing it quickly," and I added 'so do I.' " EX-SERVICE MEN COULD USE CAST-OFF CARDS Can you gather together a few decks of cards that have been cast aside because the edges are turned or bent, , or "because they have been used more than once? Can you get a half dozen or a dozen decks of cards from your club, or your fiends? Ex-service men" in the six United States Public Health Serivce Hospit als in the Pacific Division of the American Red Cross( want to play cards to help . pass the long hours.' They won't mind if the edges are torn, turned or ragged, or if the spots are nealy concealed with some smudge. Will you send all of your discard ed decks to Miss Hilda Steinhart, Supervisor of Hospital Service, Pa cific Division Headquarters of the American Red Cross, San Francisco. She will forward them to the hos pital patients. If you have any games, victrola records or musical instruments that are not in use, will you include them also. with being interested in the remov al of the county seat from Globe to Miami. "No, I was not interested in Miami at all," he said: '"but I do not want to see anything placed in the way of the town of Claypool becoming the county seat of Gila county." It was then moved to amend by striking out the 15-mile clause. Eddy voted no, but before the vote was announced, changed his vote to aye, with the final vote ten to seven favoring the . bill. The bill was sent back to the en rolling and engrossing committee to incorporate the cmendment. SAVINGS ORGANIZATION PROVES SUCCESS Philadelphia, March 23. Univer sity of Pennsylvania b oys have tak en the lead in a movement which economists agree is one of prime importance' for the financial and mental welfare of the United States. They are aiding to educate both for eign and native born residents . of Philadelphia in sound principles of personal finance, thrift and safe and profitable investment. These workers have realized that instruction in these subjects without effect and many of them are taking regular canvassing trips throughout the more densely popuated districts of the city, inducing the purchase of Government Savings Securities,' as Saving Stamps and Savings Certific ates. Regulart rips are made to en courage the regular buying, laying aside of a cetain amount of each week's pay envelope, and the can vasser travels from door to door, overlooking no opportunity. The results of this work have been most helpful and satisfactory and have been reflected strongly in the attitude of those addressed, both in the . purchase of securities and ' the piing up of saving , funds. : COWBOYS TO GET UNIFORM WAGES A uniform salary for cowboys will henceforth be the rule among Ariz onaona cattle outfits, according to a decision made by the Arizona Cattle growers' Association, at its recent conference in Phoenix. Instead of wages varying from $-40 a month to as high as $60, there will henceforth be a uniform rate of $45 a month on all ranches. A similar agreement to pay $45 a month to sheep herders was reached by " the Arizona sheepmen recently. The new wage scale of $45 a month was adopted on account of difficul ties which the cattle growers are facing at this time. , Due to the fact that there . is practically no market for cattle at present, the cattle grower finds him ?slf in a poor condition to pay good wages. This of course, is small consolation for the cowboy, who finds that in comparisn with the wages of domes tic servants in the cities his $45 a month is a very slender stipend. . With servants pay in Los Angeles and other coast cities ranging from $65 for average help to over $100 a month for JJapanese help, the Ariz ona cowboy naturally feels that the otnance of his calling wil have 'to le given very high vauation in order to make up for the uniform wage of S4S. It is reported that an immediate result of the announcement of the new wage scale for cowboys has been a -marked increase in the num ber of letters received each morning by Tom Mix from buckaroos aching- to break into the movie game. The rainiest spot on earth is the Waipo Valley in Hawaii. , The pre cipitation averages one inch a day. Two thousand five hundred and three oil wells were completed east of the Rocky Monutains during Jan uary. The money that American women spend on jewelry, feminine foibles, and beautifiers in general during one year would pay either half the inter est on yje national debt of t'-e en tire appropriation for the Navy, in cluding new ship construction. PEACE TIME C i Child Welfare 3 Boys aDd girls w'o learn early t take proper care of tbelr teeth, throats, eyes, ears and stomachs, have made .a long step toward healthy manhood and womanhood. Through Its public health and nurslDg serv ices, the American Red Cross aims eventually to reach all school children with teachings regarding disease pre ventlon and health promotion. Here's a school nurse treating a little girl for sore month, at the same time I im planting a valuable lesson In teeth brushing and proper diet.