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ISSUED EVERY THURSDAY Aviator Fowler Makes Fine Flight (From Tuesday's Examiner) Racing Autos in Yuma Next Sunday Night W. HAROLD SHOREY Editor and Proprietor Entered as second class matter, at the postoffice in Yuma, Arizona, under the act of March 3, 1879. One Year $2.00 Six Months ?l-00 Constitution Has Been Repudiated C. M. Rogers, of Dos Cabezas, Co chise county, nominated at the pri mary Tuesday by the Democrats as a candidate for the state senate from that county, has come out squarely aginst he advisory vote. He says that reeardless of the endorsement that may be accorded any man at the elec tion for United States senator at the coming election, he will vote against the person endorsed if he happens to be a Republican. This question has been put squarely up to Roberts by the Douglas Dis patch in an open letter addressed to- him and to all the other Democratic candidates for the legislature. Rob erts says that regardless of the advis ory vote he will case his ballot for a Democrat. Roberts was also a member of the constitutional convention. He was and is, an advanced progressive, and stood for every feature fathered by the Socialistic Democrats. Despite the fact that the advisory vote propo sition was favored by the Democratic members, and is a part of the consti tution of the new state, and has been accepted by everybody, Democrats and Republicans alike, Roberts, announces his entire independence of the meas ure. The Dispatch has also addressed let ters to the Democratic senatorial can didates asking if they will accept the office at the hands of a Democratic legislature in the event of an adverse advisory vote. Ashurst's secretary hati replied to the letter saying Ashurst-iS- away from home. LrarTc "Smith has 'hoc'repiiecL"'' Down the River In a Row Boat (.From YumaFx;mmer Joe Carter, former proprietor of the general store at Andrade, came down the river yesterday in a row boat, ar riving in Yuma about 12:30. He was accompanied from Needlew down the river by only two Indian? and the trip was made without mis hap, except that it was hard work getting the boat around Laguna dam . Mr. Carter left here several months ago for an extended trip up through Washington, Oregon, Utah, etc., and arrived in Kingman about two weeks ago. From Kingman he went to Nee dles and left there in a row boat with the two"Indians last Wednesday. His many friends here were bus? yesterday giving him the glad hand Died Saturday (From Tuesday's Exammeri The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. James Sheridan, of Mohawk, Arizona, died Saturday morning at 9:00 o'clock at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Rios, an aunt of Mr. Sheridan. The infant was nine months of- age and the funeral took place at 9:00 o'clock Sunday morning. Mrs. G. W. Norton and C. L. Ve ga were called from Mohawk to at tend the funeral. The parents have the sympathy of .all in their bereavment. o League Meeting There will be a meeting of the Good Government League at Crane school house -in the valley next Satur day night, November 4. It is hoped there will be a full at tendance as important business is to be transacted. Leaving Yuma yesterday morning from a point near the new school house, Aviator Robt. G. Fowler made a wide circle and sped away in the direction of Tucson. At exactly 2:48 he made a beautiful descent at Maricopa Junction. He remained in Maricopa last night and this morning, and this afternoon the Examiner received the following telegram: WESTERN UNION TELEGRAM Tucson, Arizona, Oct. 30 Daily Examiner, Yuma Arizona. Leaving Maricopa at 1:20 this aft ernoon, Robert G. Fowler arrived in Tucson at 3:10, sovering the distance of 98 miles. He was cheered by a huge throng as he landed on the cam pus at the University of Arizona. In landing, he smashed into the grand stand on the foot ball field, slightly damaging the machine. Fow ler was not injured. Tucson Citizen. Reception to Pastor (From Tuesday's Examiner) A reception was tendered Rev. C. G. Coulter and family on Saturday evening by the members and friends from the Yuma valley and Yuma Meth odist churches. Music and a social good time made the evening pass all too quickly. There were many gifts left by the visiting friends and delicious refresh ments were served, and after many kindly felicitations the party disper sed. o Nix On Purse For Aviator Rodgers o Phoenix, Oct. 27 If Aviator Rod gers wants to come to Phoenix to see the fair he will be welcome, but there will be no $1,000 waiting" foe-him. oji. lus-aiT-ivaf. Yesterday the board of trade receiv ed the following from him from bl Paso: "Can Phoenix make up cash prize of $1,000 for Aviator Rodgers to come by there and give exhibition flight on his way to California from New York?" The following is the board's reply: "Trip from New York to California incomplete without visit to Phoenix. Glad to see Rodgers is coming here. He should not miss the pleasure of seeing Phoenix. Suggest he arrive here during the Arizona fair. Splendid exhibits. Fast auto, chariot, trotting, and saddle races and a bully good time. Regret the $1,000 is not in sight." o Daughter Born o (Tuesday's Daily Examiner) Dr. H. Vance Clymer reports the birth Saturday of a new girl baby to Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Baker, of Potholes. Mother and daughter doing nicely. The strongest position in a family argument is to keep a silent tongue. Making money is making tempta tion in spending it. , Platonic love might work if only one of the couple got it. Use improves some things, but nev er a bad temper. o Please, Mr. Weather Man, let the sun shine awhile. This don't seem like home. o Marriage is sometimes a failure be cause a wife is suspicious, and some times because she isn't. o MANUSCRIPT COVERS The Exami ner has just received a full new line of manuscript covers or backs for legal documents of all kinds. They come in green and blue and will br sold printed or unprinted. Cheaj while they last. I THE ENTRIES: S Car No. Driver Piston Displace. Maxwell 1 Pope-Hartford 2 Franklin 3 Stoddard-Dayton 4 Cadiallac 5 E-M-F .. G Flanders 7 Mercer . 8 Cole 9 Case 10 National 11 5 Buick ". .-12 g Fiat 1 13 5 Midland 14 o Lexington '. . ... .'. 15 5 Buick 16 fFrora the Dsily Examiner) Luck sticks to Bill Tremaine like a brother. The dare-devil Phoenix driver of the Pope-Hartford, .who drew first starting place last year, and took third place in the race, will start second this year. He will be five min- utes behind, the Maxwell, one of the j partments and lower berths and is now lighter cars, which he should pass in ' talking of taking on the third car, half an hour and have a clear course . which will surely be done if there is to Yuma and then on to victory. j any particular demand for acc- The drawing for places nas taken ; tion for from ten to fifteen more peo place and the cars will start in the ' pie than have alreay signified their above order. intentions and paid their money. Bill Tremaine's stock jumped fifty j The road race will be a bard test for per cent among the local betters when ' any car Harvey Herrick, who w the news came that he would start down here last week, and who went second. The car which starts first has back to Los Angeles, had the following a big advantage, but under the cir- to say to Chester Lawrence of the Los cumstances second is about as good Angeles Examiner: for Bill. The Maxwell is one of the we left here Sunday night an slower lighter cars that are not ex- jrove to San Diego. I, had the car pected to do anything in the race. : which we will use in the race and was Tremaine will be able to pass it giving it the first tryout on the road, without any trouble, and knowing gome Df the road between here and there is nothing ahead of him, and gan Diego is as bad as that in Movl that he will not crash into any brok- c0 There was good going for awhile, eng down machine, and with no one's dust in his eyes or nostrils, he will burn up the road and startle the na tives, who know only the common or garden variety of racers, such as are found in California. "I am going to win that race," said Bill, when he was in Yuma Friday night. "If I am anywhere near the head of the starters, it will be a lot easier. A man can drive faster when he knows the road is clear." Bill is an Arizona driver, and cer tainly all Arizona wants to see an Ari zona driver win the race. The luck of the other two Arizona drivers was not so good. W. F. Brong and his Case car drew tenth place; and Billy Ferguson's Buick, from Bis bee, will start last. Both stand a good chance for their cars are among the best that have been entered. Next Sunday afternoon and night between the hours of 4:00 p. m. and maybe 10:30 at night, the cars in the race will be coming into control at Yuma. Five hundred dollars will be paid the driver of the first car that reaches El Centro in the Imperial val ley and reaches Phoenix in the i allot ted time. One thousand dollars will be paid the car that is the first to reach the Grant Hotel in San Diego and finishes in Phoenix. Five hundred dollars will be paid the driver of the car that reaches' Yu ma first and finishes in Phoenix. The first car to reach Phoenix will be paid $3,500 in cash. George Purdy Bullard, the origina tor of the great Los Angeles to Phoe nix race, has written Hon. Frank Baxter, of Yuma as follows: Phoenix, Oct. 27, 1911 Frank Baxter, Esq. Yuma, Arizona. My Dear Frank: I shall arrive in Yuma at 8:00 o'clock on the night of November 4th.. and x'emain there until midnight of November 5th for the purpose of see ing that the cars are properly check ed in at Yuma. Very truly yours, G. P. BULLARD Mr. Bullard will leave Yuma Sun day night on the "Howdy" Special from Los Angeles. This special from Los Angeles will leave there Sunday morning and will arrive in Yuma at 5:35, or in time to see most of the oars finish in this city. They will leave here late Sunday night and will be in Phoenix when the Clarence Smith 229 W. D. Tremaine 299.4 Ralph Hamlin 301.5 Rogeer Stearns 550 W. W. Bramlette 286 Bill LaCasse 226.2 George Soules 154.8 Harris Hanshue 286 Johnny Jenkins 286 W. F. Brong 286 Harvey Herrick 448 Louis Nickrent 318 Teddy Tetslaff 618 Frank Siefert 318 Charles Bigelow 280.fi William Ferguson 318 cars arrive there Monday. Leon Shettler, of Los Angeles, who j is handling the reservations on the "Howdy" special, reports to the Los Angeles papers that he has entirely sold out two complete Pullmans, in cluding all of the drawing rooms, com- and after passing Capistrano the bad stuff began. Between ther and Oc eanside the road is very badly cut up. This section was not so bad several months ago, but it has gone to pieces during the summer, and will cut dovn the time to San Diego. It is impossible to make any speed at this stage. From Oceanside to San Diego the road s good and it was certainly a pleasure io open up the car on this stretch . "We slept several hour go and after breakfast pulled out at 9:00 o'clock. From San Diego it ' fifty-one milese to Campo. The road is more or less hilly for the greater part of the distance. "There are three miles of mountain grade in one place and several oth er hills almost as long. We were in the mountains most of the time, the Cottonwood hill being "low and second gear work almost all the way. There are lots of bad turns, and the drivers will have to use lots of care during the race. "From Campo to the top of the Mountain Springs grade you are still in the mountains, but the hills are not dangerous and by handling your car carefully you can make good time. "The view is wonderful from the top of the grade. In a second there flashes before you the Imperial valley, like nothing so much as an immense relief map. The descent is very rough and sharp. It is a bed of rocks all the way down, there being many places where if a car should go off, it would pitch several hundred feet into a rocky can yon. This brings you to Mountain Springs where you can stop for water. At the bottom of the grade you hit the Devil's Canyon. The first part of the canyon is rocky and at the bottom of the canyon you encounter heavy sand and have this sand across the flat to Coyotte Wells. This sand is mostly second gear work. From the Wells we went on to the mesa. This is a rough, but hard road bed. The Na tional rode easy over this rough road, and I was able to hold it steady at 45. "We then dropped into the Imperial valley. These roads are-very dusty, but good as a rule. There are irrigat ing ditches on both sides of the road, and if one of these should happen to break at the time of the race, there would certainly be some trouble in getting around it. Here in Yuma the different commit tees and checkers have the work of checking the cars into Yuma and get ting them out well in hand, and they are taking every precaution that there will be no mishap in Yuma, or any slip up of any kind. The cars will be checked as they arrive on the California side of the river, and they will then take their own time int crossing the river, and arriving on this side they will be park ed along in front of the postoffice block in a roped in enclosure. A string of lights will be put out over the cars and it is the commit tee's intention to have the whole well lighted and specially policed. TJie city will be asked to furnish about four special polimemen for this work and the sheriffs office about two more. These officers will be spec ially selected, so that there cannot be the slightest chance of anybody tam pering with the cars over night, and so each driver can leave his machine in perfect security and ga away and get a good night's rest and enjoy him self in any way he sees fit. Paul Moretti will be the Yuma checker, assisted by a man appointed by the Maricopa County Automobile Association. i P.O. Spittler and A. B. M.ng will do the checking at Middle Wells, and O. C. Johnson and G. E.. Hitchcock, at Dome if the river should happen to be up. The members of the Yuma County Automobile 'Association headed by Dr. J. A. Ketcherside, president, will act as a receptionebmmittee to the driv ers as well"asto the "Howdy" special from Los Angeles. The cars will leave the Hollenbeck Hotel at 12 o'clock" next Saturday night, and every five minutes there after. The first car should reach, Yuma about 4:30 or 5:00 p. m. Sunday afternoon. Bold, Cruel Crime (From Tuesday's Examiner) There was a dark, deep and awful crime perpetrated in Yuma Saturday night. And the queer thing of it is that Sheriff Livingston, Marshal Levy and all the Yuma officers missed making any arrests. The details of the plot have l)een planning for days nay, , perhaps weeks'. The utmost secrecy wrapped every move of the arch canspirators, and all connected with it were sworn to dark eest secrecy, it is said. Lend us your ear. 'Tis an awful tale and rent, rended and twisted the strongest supports of the Democratic party in Yuma. Somebody stole the Democratic Cen tral Committee from Boss Dunk De Vane. Whereupon the aforesaid alleged alas, now 'tis alleged boss of the Democratic party packed his grip and hied himself to the northern fastness es of Yuma county, some say at Wen den, where he will hatch dark, deep plots as to what he will do to the alleged traitors to his title of boss when he gets back. The publication of the following in the Sun Sunday morning did not ap peal to many as being unduly exciting. The Sun said: "As provided in the primary law the committee elected the follow ing members for the state central committee: George Michelsen, W. F. Timmons, P. J. Miller, all of Yuma; Dennis A. Burke, of Bouse; G. C. Dunn, of Parker." . And then the trouble began. The Yuma members of the above commit tee like Boss Dunk DeVane just about like P. J. Miller loves the Good Gov ernment Leage which same is not that of a long lost brother. And it is even stated that this com mittee was chosen in direct opposition to the orders of Boss DeVane, and aft er he had made up a slate of his own. False world! The bosses' slate was chucked out of the window and the insurgents made a committee of their own. Now the alleged boss and his friends are hunting for the "nigger in the wood pile," or "Who Was False to. Kelly," and well, watch the fur fly. The battle has just commenced. But it certainly is pie for the Re publicans .