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FIRE INSURANCE ON COTTON IN THE FIELD ri j ii r:l ,3 in Uoi. an A Q.aar nan ho insurort whilfi Jk- III LUC 11C1U. IUliuu, Uioiu, growing in the field, while being harvested and threshed. In the 'stack, on the ranch and in the warehouse waiting for market. JOHN DOAN, Secretary Yuma Title Abstract & Trust Co. JOHN DOAN, Secretary 8 per cent Money to Loan 8 per cent SPECIAL FOR THIS WEEK One lot of MEN'S OXFORDS in tan, maceo calf, vici kid and patent leathers; all sizes in the lot; values up to $6.00. While .they last at $1.65 MEN'S STRAW HATS One lot Men's Straw Hats; assorted shapes; all sizes in the lot; values up to $4.00. While they last at The Toggery Home of Hart, Shaffner & Marx clothes Yuma Fruit Company All kinds of Fruits and Vegetables in season. Country Produce and a General Line oi Groceries. Free and Quick Delivery . Phone 73-J. BALSZ'S COLD STORAGE MARKET. Wholesale and Retail! Fresh and Smoked Meats. J. M. BALSZ, Prop. 248 Main St. MACK'S PLACE. T. H. McDowell, Prop. Pocket Billiards, Cigars. Barber Shop, baths. Auto Servise in Connection. 216 Main St. Phone 8. Yuma, Ariz. CHOICE COLD STORAGE MEATS Just the Thing for a Perfect Meal. YUMA MEAT MARKET F. & E. Hodges. Props. ICE BOOKS. 500 lbs books $3.75 1,000 lbs books $7.50 Buy books and save money. YUMA ICE COMPANY. Saved $25,000,000 for Heirs. Bonding Companies in 1916, Made Ex cellent Record in Frustrating Swindlers. In 191C at least $25,000,000 belong ing to this country's widows and mi nors was saved from swindlers by bonding companies which had become surety upon the bonds of administra tors, executors and guardians. An estimate to this effect, based on National Surety Company records has been made public by Emjl C. Eger, the company's local agent in Yuma. Some remarkable frauds were pre vented last year by the vigilance of surety companies. Fascinated by a foreign financier, a wealthy widow was prevented by a surety company from investing a $55, 000 estate in the bonds of a South u. uu, v"" " Yuma National Bank United States Depository Cor. Second and Main Sts Resources over $600,000 4 per cent paid on Sav- ings Accounts. Best Service on Check ing Accounts. American republic which soon after repudiated its debt. Grocely deceived by a promoter, an other widow was saved from sinking her $3000 inheritance in certain oil wells which have never been known to flow. Deluded by bogus register's office fice seals and stamps, a third bereav ed woman was kept from investing her $27,000 heritage in real estate to which the dishonest salesman had no title. Swindlers have even been found to the following surrogate court proceed ings in order to obtain names and ad dresses of heirs who seemed easy to victimize.' Many fraudulent heirs and claim ants have also been discovered and dealt with by the surety companies Estates worth over $10,000,000,000 are being protected by surety com panies in the United States today. YUMA THEATRE. Saturday, Sept. 22 Frankyn Far num in "Bringing Home Father," and a two reel drama. Sunday, Sept 23 "The American Girl," "Dangers of Doris" and three other reels. Forty Percent Contingent Ar riving at Camp Funston---Overalls for Soldiers Pending Arrival of Uniforms Largest Recreation Program Ever Staged Many Millions Ap propriated for Libaries and Entertainment. CAMP .FUNSTON, Sept. 19 Twenty-seven hundred of the second quota are arriving here and will be given overalls like the first contingent, pending the arrival of uniforms. WASHINGTON, Sept. 19. Three , hundred thousand of the national ar my are on the way to the sixteen can tonments where a shortage of sup plies will cause the men to be par tially equipped and no attempt will be made to outfit completely until all are ready to go abroad in the spring. WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 The big gest American recreational program ever staged has began in the sixteen, cantonments for the duration of the war with fourteen millions of sup porting funds. The best theatrical talent will be mobilized by Marc Klaw for the soldiers free entertainment, The Y. M. C. A. appropriated four College Man Flunked Was Mentally and Physically Slouchy Couldn't Stand Up and Give Commands Because His Tongue Was Tied With Indicision and Sloppishness High Percentage of Arizona College Men. The following article appeared re cently in the Associated Press dis patches and it is pleasing to note that it did not apply to University of Ari zona men. "Discovered the reason why so many college men "flunked" and did not receive commissions at the re serve officers' training camp at the Presidio. It was because they "cob bled" thru school and had no self-in dependence and could not give com mands, according to Adjutant Gen eral Kane of Washington, D. C, in a communication received by President Benjamin Ide Wheeler of the Univer sity of California. General Kane said, in part: "They were mentally and physical ly slouchy." In describing the shortcomings of 'THE CRISIS" TELLS OF CIVIL WAR. The story of "The Crisis" opens -just before the Civil war, and the action is carried into that crisis in the life of this nation. There are spectacular battle scenes and reading characters both of the north and south are han dled with sympathetic understanding. "The Crisis" will go down in film land's history as the greatest photo play. Casino Theatre Monday. CHESTNUT COLLECTOR LATEST FRENCH OFFICIAL PARIS, Sept. 18. The "horse chest nut collector" is the latest otticiai to be added to France's long list of func tionaries. One will be appointed in each commune of France to verify the qualities of horse chestnuts collected by school children and turned over to the state in the interest of the nation al defense. The crop is immense in France. Heretofore it has been only partially utilized as fodder. The bulk of it found no other employment than that of munitions for boys' battles. The government has appealed to the school children to see that not a horse oTiRRtniit. croes to waste. Their use NEWSPIWf GE DF WASHINGTON, Sept. 19. John Stewart Bryan, publisher of the Rich mond News-Leader, today announced plans to distribute 4000 copies of a sol dier's weekly without advertising to each camp thru the Y. M. C. A. Four pages will be printed in New York IN GUAR millians and the Knights of Colum bus three and a half millions, and the Playground and Recreational Associa tion three 'and a half millions. The library association will provide the libraries with a million dollar fund. The Y'. W. C. A. has arranged a hostess house for each cantonment. There will be sixteen theatre build ings and 32 circus tents- are already up at the cantonment and national guard camps. The Princeton Athletic Director Ray Croft, is arranging the athletics, and others are supervising the many other entertainments. WASHINGTON, Sept. 19. The reg ular and guard general officers, com manding the training camps will be sent to Europe to tour the battlefront returning later to resume, command of the camps' brigade commanders and handle the early training of troops. the college men, he claimed they had been "pushed" thru school, and had been spoiled, because they were not under proper discipline. The sudden change to army life gave them no time to adjust themselves to new con ditions, even in cases where adjust ment was possible. He said the col lege man couldn't stand on his feet and talk, and couldn't give commands because his tongue was tied with in decision and "sloppishness." Arizona sent much larger than ,its share of men to the Presidio. Of all men from all communities less than 50 per cent received their com missions while the percentage of Uni versity of Arizona men was over 80 and the few that were dismissed were largely on account of physical disabil ity, the principal causes being under weight and defective eyesight. as fodder will be extended to replace corn, rice, barley, etc., in the manu facture of alcohol and aetone. MRS. LOCKWOOD, IS NEW HOME ECONOMICS LEADER Announcement has already been made that Mrs. Edith C Salisbury has been called to Washington to assist in administering the home economics extension work of the states relations service. Mrs. Mary Pritner Lockwood, a graduate in home economics of the Kansas Agricultural College at Man hattan, has been named as Mrs. Salis bury's successor in the agricultural extension service of the University of Arizona. The extension service is ex ceedingly fortunate in filling the po sition so promptly. GENUINE PATRIOTISM. Performing eash task better than ever before, if possible. Rendering service of whatever sort to community and country. Living up to high standards of character and honor and helping oth ers to do the same. HE 1 i C. A. and four pages of lacal camp news Ex-President Roosevelt and others will be active contributors. The Los Angeles Times has agreed to print a paper for Camp Kearney and the Ta- coma Tribune will issue a Camp Lew is paper, all to begin September 30 RIG CAMPS FLANDERS ID IS IRE DEADLY THAN GERMANS OR ARTILLERY LONDON, Sept 19. Major General Frederick B. Maurice, director of mil itary operations at the war office, who has just returned from one of his fre quent trips to the front in France, was asked by the Associated Press corre spondent what phase of battle front activity had on this occasion impress ed his most. "Always the same thing the mud," he replied. "It is the most remark able mud in the world. As an enemy it is more persistent than the German and more deadly than his artillery. I had a remarkable object lesson on the power of the Flanders' mud dur ing my week in the battle area. I visited a hospital where they had two YUMA PATRIOTIC PROGRAM ANNOUNCED 'Why We are Here," will be told in a series of Four-Minute -speecties to be made at the picture theatres in Yuma and Somerton, beginning to day. The speeches will be made at 8 o'clock p. m., in each place as fol lows: Casino Theatre. Thursday, Sept. 20 W. F. Tim- mons. Friday, Sept. 21 H. H. Baker. Saturday, Sept. 22 J. H. Westover. Sunday, Sept. 23 H. C. Kelley. Airdome Theatre. Thursday, Sept. 20 H. H. Baker. Friday, Sept. 21r-W. F. Timmons. Saturday, Sept. 22 T. D. Molloy. Sunday, Sept. 23 J. H.. Westover. De Luxe Theatre, Somerton. Thursday, Sept. 20 H. C. Kelly. Saturday, Sept. 22--W.' F. Timmons. Sunday, Sept. 23 Fred L. Ingra- ham. Johansen Theatre, Somerton. Thursday, Sept. 20 J, H. Westover. Saturday, Sept. 22 H. H. Baker. Sunday, Sept. 23 H. Wupperman.. This series of addresses has been arranged by the state defense organi zation thru the efforts of Mayor Mich elsen. CASINO THEATRE. Thursday, Sept. 20 Wallace Reid and Anita King in "The Golden-Fet ter," a five reel Paramount feature; also a Bray cartoon comedy, and Ford Weekly. Friday, Sept. 21 Charles Ray in his PERTINENT The tourist season at Columbus, N. M., is fast waning. The kaiser's facing red signals all around him and is healed for the de rail. Ready with the wrecker! Time was when a "kettle" went forth with its water supply tagging along behind in a couple of barrels. Perhaps is some one explains in German to Senator La. Follette why we are at war he will understand it. As soon as a man discovers that he has made a mistake he begins to look around for someone to blame it on. Ambition is a fine thing, but the man isn't born who doesn't need as sistance and advice. Don't pass up either. Let the Examiner Printery figure on that announcement you expect to make soon. Quality printing is out long suit. Each time Potsdam puts out a new ueace recipe something important is left out. This time it appears to be the yeast. "Mike," says the kaiser, "take the reins, will yez?" "Bill," says Mike, "I can't drive," "Never mind," says Bill, "I'm here." When the Russians read about the. riot at Camp Logan they will be tempted to despair of the stability ot our republic. Of course, Colonel Roosevelt just happened along as the aviator was preparing to make the first flight with a liberty motor! "Only a fool believes that we shall ever give up Riga," said a member of . the reichstag. And as Puck said, "What fools ye mortals be!" Those searching for the cause of the race trouble in East St. Louis have sometimes said it was due to the sudden influx of negroes from the of our men who had been rescued aft er spending 30 hours in the grip of a Flanders . mud- hole. The two men, advancing across No-Man's land in the semi-darkness, had stumbled into an old shell-hole and found them selves inextricably in the clutches of the mud at the bottom. When they were found, they had been there for 30 hours, and had been drawn waist deep into the clay. "All sorts of expedients were tried to extricate them, and it was finally deemed necessary to fit a harness to them and pull them out with a team of mules. Both men had their hips and knees dislocated in the process. That is Flanders' mud." greatest feature, "Sudden Glim," a. five reel Triangle; also the last epi-, sode of "The Voice on the Wire," and a comedy. Watch for the new serial entitled, "The Gray Ghost." Saturday, Sept. 22 Ralph Herz in "The Mystery of JJumber 47," a de lightful comedy drama of English life; "From Cactus to Kale," a two reel L. Ko comedy; also Hearst Pathe news. Sunday, Sept. 23-Jladys Brockweli in "To Honor and Obey," dramatic sensation of New York; also a two reel Fox comedy, "Bing Bang," feature ing Charles Conklin. Monday, Sept. 24 America's great est American story, "The Crisis," by Winston Churchill in ten reels, four shows, 1:30, 4:00, 6:30 and 9 o'clock. No advance in prices, 10c and 15c. i Tuesday, Sept. 25 Marie Doro In "Lost and Won," a five reel Para mount drama; also an episode of "The Mystery of the Double Cross," and a Hearst Pathe news and Pathe cartoon comedy. s- Wednesday, Sept. 26-Seena Owen in 'Madame Bo-Peep," a five reel Tri angle drama; also a Triangle, comedy. Thursday Sept. 28 Vivian Martin in "The Wax Model," a five reel Paramount-; also two other reels. Watch for return engagement 'of; "The Flame of the Yukon," featuring Dorothy Dalton. If one .is to believe the repqrtf or the. fiscal year just closed as it tells, the, story of John Barleycorn's adventures thruout the union, it seems that. Kan sas and Arizona can, stay in the dry column all they want to and still not cripple the game. PARAGRAPHS south. Various reasons have been given for this movement of the ne gro. The most original we have-yet seen is the following from the Brew ers' Journal: "These poor beings were driven north by the stupidity, and brutility of southern politicians, who robbed the colored man of not only his economic and political lib erty, but capped the climax by com pelling him to live under the beastial ity of drink prohibition." He found East St. Louis and the saloon! Russia has the. biggest standing army on earth and It will be- of im-r mense service to the entente if it can only be kept from lying down. The capture of Monte San Gabrielle may be "Gabriel's trumphet" for Aus tria. And . this war has gotten to be so popular with us that we just don't give a darn. Well, the government may yet work out its war policy, if it has the nerve to take advantage of the. absence. of Jane Addams and to ignore the pres ence of David Starr Jordan. - Forty special trains with an average of 10 cars each will be supplied by the Union Pacific Railroad for the purpose of taking the 40 per cent, con tingent of the new national army to Camp Funston, Kas. A competitor is not an unmixed evil; indeed, we are inclined to think he has been greatly over-abused. Of course, there are times when he trips you up, but always he keeps a feller keerful, so to speak. Cipriano Castro, who used to raise so much trouble down in Venezuela, arrived at "An Atlantic Port'? Thurs day, a much subdued individual. In view of the rumpus now going on here, there and yon, Castro must re alize that he was a piker. Of the total number of men to make up the 40 per cent to be sent to Camp Funston, the various states will sup ply quotas as follows. Arizona, 1390; Colorado, 1901; Kansas, 2576; Mis souri, 7464; Nebraska, 3274; New Mexico, 917; South Dakota, 1087.