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Deputy Sheriff Ives Allred was
r hot in the left leg about 900
oclock Thursday night in
v tesia near tije scnool house
while searching with the sheriffs
force for moonshiners
The shooting was done pre
sumably by moonshiners and
there were three of them in the
party all of whom made their
Deputy AUred was brought to
the Burns hospital here at 400
oclock this morning and his
wound was dressed by Dr J N
Stratton The bullet which was
sottnosed entered the leg just
below the knee badly splinter
ing both bones
Dr R D Kennedy will arrive
on the 1100 oclock train from
Globe to hold a consultation with
Dr Stratton to determine wheth
er an amputation Is necessary
The sheriffs force are hot on
the trail of the supposed moon
shiners this morning and their
capture is expected shortly
A Gleq Club was organized
Wednesday evening at the home
of Spencer Kimball on Center
Following is the organization
II L Payne musical director
Spencer Kimball assistant musi
cal director Lawrence Holladay
secretary chairman
The charter members are H
L Payne Spencer Kimball Law
rence Holladay B C Weaver
En D Householder John David
son Jos H Bingham Cleone
Payne Byron bmith A W Me
son of Safford and Wesley Try
lor Martin Mortensen Jr M1
TanneK Douglas Merrill all oi
Foil Sale Fat hogs fat calves
and dairy cows Terms to right
parties J D Kinnison Cen
tral Anzona 34 4tp
FQtt bull calves
four months old from registered
Holsteins Box 634 afford 34 3
Foil Sale - One Si Winona
wagon in good condition J D
Halstead Lumber Co 33 4t
For Rent
Two five room apartments
with bath water free will wire
for lights large lawn and shade
2500 a month with garage
Also one 3 story 9 room adobe
large yards lots of shade bath
and electric lights water free
garage saouu a month j on
Foster Safford
For Sale
30 tf
iFour room house closo in
1500 small cash payment bal
nnce monthly Buy this with
your rent money
120 acre farm at half price
plenty of water old right on
south side of river close- to rail
road half of nurchase price can
bo carried long tirne at 6 per cent
Nico residence property in
Thatcher the old Snow place
2C00 will make terms
See us about business lots resi
lience property and farms
90 acre farm well improved
near Ashurst Will exchange
for property in or near Safford
Arizona Title and
Abstract Company
J M WILSQN Manager
Foil Sale Second hand type
writer in good condition A bar
gain at 2500 Apply at this
office 2fMf
Wanted To Trade Two lots
In San Diego Cal for SafTord
property Inquire at Lightning
Shoo Shop 30 tf
put oi first
It Can Be Done
The Thatcher district intends
to put on the first fair to be held
this year in Graham county
They hope to make it the best
one too It is to be unique in
the history of the county and
perhaps of the state in that it
will be run absolutely without
funds The date is Friday Oc
tober 7th
It will not be a cheap fair It
will be a living demonstration of
economy thrift and excellence
It will be judged by experts from
the university and it will include
the following departments -
A rLive Stock Department
Seth Fletcher county farm bu
reau leader chairman assisted
by R G Layton Reuben Bing
ham James Porter and Charles
Ferrin Entries will be accepted
as follows
1 Best druf t marc
2 team
3 light mare
4 team
5 registered stallion
6 jackv
7 other worty entry
8 Grand champion horse
i Best Jersey cow
10 Hnlatein cow
11 Guernsey cow
12 Hereford cow
13 Jerseybull registered
14 Hnlstein bull registered
15 Guernsey bull registered
16 Hereford bull registered
17 yearling steer
18 2-year-old steer
11 best grade cow
20 Grand champion cow
21 bull
22 BeatDuroc Jersoyboarrcgislercd
fJ3 sow
24 PolandChinaboarregistercd
25 - MW
26 white boar registered
27 sow
23 litter of pigs an breed
29 Grand champion boar registered
30 sow
31 Best ewe
32 ram registered
33 Best doc
34 buck -
35 Best cock laying breed
36 hen
37 cock general purpose
38 hen
39 pen laying breed
40 general purpose
41 exhibit of poultry
42 Btt cock
43 hpp
44 Best drake
45 hon v
46 Best gander
47 goose
48 Best pair
49 Best student judging
50 homemade butter
51 cheese
52 home cured meat
B farm Produce Department
unest Ellsworth chairman
assisted by Bert Hoopes James
Palmer Guy Lamoreaux lta
Hanchett and Roy Layton En
tries will be accepted as follows
1 Best bale of alfalfa hay horse
2 Best baleof alfalfa hay cow hay
3 Best bale of any other hay
Grain and Seed Peck Lots
4 Best alfalfa seed
5 CHno seed
R fetorjta fged
7 rolo maize seed
8 hegarl seed
9 barley seeq
10 EJarly Baarf whoqt
U Spnora wheat
Corn Ten Ear Lots
12 Best dent corn
13 flint corn
14 pop corn
Beans Peck Lots
16 Best white beans
1G colored beans
17 blackeyed peas
18 whito bean plant
19 colored bean plant
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20 blackeyed pea plant
Roots Vegetables and Stalks
21 Best Irish potatoes peck
12 sweet potatoes peck
23 mature onions peck
21 ripe tomatoes peck
25 bunch of six green onions
26 radishes
27 turnips
i carrots
20 rutabagas
30 table beets
31 peck or string of chilis
32 six stalks of Milage corn
33 fdterita
34 broom corn
35 Bweetcane
KG heads of grain sorghum
37 artichoke stalk and tubers
38 squash or pumpkin
39 neck of cucumbers
40 Any pther worthy exhibits
41 Any other worthy exhibits
Fresh Fruits Five to a Plate
BeBt apples
v pomegranates
pecans one dozen
Best gallon of honey
cotton plant
cotton lint 5 pounds
seed cotton 5 pounds
drv land exhibit
clufi garden exhibit
display of cut flowers
- putted plants
C Womens Department
Miss Allbach vdcational teacher
chairman assisted by Barbara Bing
ham Mrs J Damron and Mrs Boyle
in charge of the millinery exhibit Min
nie Mickclson Hattie Williams and
Melissa Foster in charge of the dress
making exhibits Sarah Mortensen and
Eliza Coleman in charge of the canning
exhibit Belle Pace and Lou Layton in
I charge of the foods exhibit Matilda
Aiicxeison io m snumway ana Jessie
Ellsworth in charge of the art needle
work exhibit Ida Moody and Laura
iBintfham in charge of the flowers and
potted plants exhibit Lottie Moody and
Ella Moody in charge of the baby snow
All these sub departments are expected
to be crowded full of splendid exhibits
D Home Industry Department
CbcarSims building contractor chair
man assisted by Bishop Marius Mick
clson Orson Skouscn Al Farmer W
S Cook ft W FullerandWWPace
This department wil nccept any piece
of workmansh p that will represent or
advertise any uf the Ivrnie industries of
Thatcher or lle kiil of Jier citizens
E Historical Department
Ami Richardson gold stripoveteran
of Uie world war will conduct this de
partmctH He willsicccpt war relics
ltidi111 orothOr historical or prehistori
ca tolics and all sorts of curios as
E1 Sport Department
Roy Moody chsiiman assisted by
Bishop Ernest Shumway Churlie Boyle
Wajne Skouen and Robblnette
Gome early and enjoy your
selves all day The program will
be asiollotts
to La Mesa N M to ivside
Congratulationsand bestwishes
are extended Mr and Mrs Beles
co by their Safford friends
Dollar Day Sale at -
Commercial Co
The Dollar Day Sale which tho
Solomon Commercial Company
hold on September 1st was bucIi
a splendid success that they have
decided to hold another one next
Thursday October flth Look
over the price list whioh appears
in another column of this issue
of The Guardian and you will
find even better bargains than
those offered at the last sale
Dont miss this money saving
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All exhibits at the Pima fair
except livestock should be in
place by 930 oclock on the
morning of the fair Arrange
ments will be made whereby
these exhibits can be placed the
day previous to the fair Ex
hibitors are advised to take ad
vantage of this arrangement so
as to ja void too much work for
the fair committee or the day
the fair is held
Livestock exhibits must be in
place not later than 1000 oclock
on the morning of the fair Ex
hibitors should arrange with Jos
Alder so that peris will be pro
vided for their livestock
The following sports program
has been arranged for the after
noon of the fair
35 yard dash boys under 7
35 yard dash girls under 7
50yard dash boys under 10
50 yard dash girls under 10
100 yard dash boys free-for-all
100 yard dash girls free-for-all
50 yard sack race boys free-for-all
60 yard sack race girls free-for-all
50 yard three legged race boys
girls under 10
50 yard three legged race boys
girls free-for-all
Potato race free-for-all
Potatoe relay Boy Scouts vs Bee
Hive Girls
Circle relay Boy Scouts
Circle relay Bee Hive Girls
Obstacle race free-for-all
Water Hearing Is
Postponed to Oct 27
The hearing which was called
by the State Water Commission
er for the 27th day of Septem
ber at 1030 a m in the court
room at the court house ad
journed to meet at the same time
and place October 27th -
jVIr Norvell the State Water
Commissioner called a hearing
on the 27th which was very lib
erally attended and outlined the
activities of the State Water
Commissioners office and how
the water law would act lelative
to the water conditions in this
R G Layton in behalf of the
canal companies presented to the
commissioner a request that the
Alfexh except the babies hearing be postponed until a later
are to ue hi place tieiore a a m
900 a m Student judging
begins followed by a judging
demonstration by a university
expert DontMriiss it
1000 a m Regular judgiug
date explaining that the canal
companies had united and were
thoroughly organized to gather
the information that was asked
for in the questionaires to be
presented later The explana
tion given the commissioner as
in ann the reason tor una extension ot
nfent by the public school in the timei was accepted by the com-
1 missioner with irt objection and
100 p m Baby show
Sports all the afternoon
Visit the grade school rooms
after the baby show r v
All exhibits will be closed to
the public at 300 p m -
Well Known Couple
Wed In pi Paso
Mr Herman Belesco well
known in Safford as former man
ager of the Peoples Store at Clif
ton and Miss Mary Bellman of
El Paso also well known here
were married Sunday evening
September 23t at 800 oclock in
El Paso atlhehomoof the brides
bi other Sam Bellman
Mr nnrl Mrs HrIprpo will snend
their honeymoon at Cloud Croft underline canals will be notified
TeSUS after Which tliey Will gownen ins presence is requireu
he expressed himself as being in
accord with the plan adopted
The water users are represented
through their canal companies by
a delegate to a cemmittea which
committee has appointed four of
its members to act as an execu
tive or working committee that
will be available to assist Mr
Elliott who is working up the
data to he presented to the water
commissioner at a later date
The vcommittee met with Mr
Elliott Wednesday morning to
assist him to work out a plan to
be followed Favorable progress
was made and it is expected that
work with One of the canal com
panies will be started within the
coming few days
Arrangements will be made
thiough which every water user
No water user will be overlooked
arfd he can rest easy knowing
his interests are being properly
The Baptist Aid Society met
Tuesday afternoon at the parson
age in a combined business and
social meeting
New officers were elected for
the year as follows Mrs F P
Stuermer president Mis II R
Fike vice president Mrs J E
Carpenter re elected secretary
and Mrs W M Moore treasurer
A social hour followed the busi
ness Mrs W M Moore being
the hostess who was assisted in
serving refreshments by Mrs
f fox J
Pres Kimball Sends
Letter to All Bishops
The following letter was re
ceived from President Kimball
by bishops of the various ward3
announcing special railroad rates
0 the general Mormon Confer
ence which meets in Salt Lake
City October 6 7 and 9
Thatcher Arizona
Sept 23 1921
Dear Bishop
Please announce for the benefit
of your people
Conference rates Conference
special railroad rates will be in
ettect as usual an ddetailed infor
mation may be had at the various
railroad stations
Conference The General
Mormon Conference will be
held Ootober 6 7 and 9 and Re
lief Society Conference 4th and
Plan of Purchases One and
one half fare on certificate plan
is authorized These special rates
are not for the general public but
adult members only attending
conference Buy regular one
way ticket to Salt Lake Be sure
to get receipt which will be taken
on account when purchasing your
return ticket
Date of Purchase Tickets for
going must be purchased between
the dates of 1 to 9 inclusive
Validation 36e Bro Beniaman
Goddard with office at Bureau of
lniormation lemple Block for
validation Holders nf oprrifl
cates must present them person
ally oetween the dates of October
4 toy
Return Tickets for return
may be purchased as late as
October 30 After validation
which must be attended to from
the 4th to tho flth
Further information may be
obtained trom your K K agent
Very truly yours
Andrew Kimball
Popular Young Wo
man Passes Away
A shadow of sorrow was cast
over the community Friday eve
ning when it became knoVirn that
Mrs lorn Harrison had passed
away very suddenly at her home
here after a brief illness due to
typhoid fever with coni plications
Her death came as a shock to
her friends as she had been bed
fast only a week and altho her
friends knew that she was quite
ill they did not realize that her
condition was critical
She was 33 years of age and
was born and reared in Elk City
Montgomery county Kansas
The Harrisons came here from
Miami about four years ago and
Mr Harrison holds a position
with the Pace Hardware Com
Mrs Harrison was an active
member of the Safford Womans
Club and was one of the towns
most popular young matrons and
loved by all who knew herx She
is survived by her husband one
daughter little Madge age 11
years her father one sister and
two brothers who reside in Elk
City and a host of friends who
mourn her untimely death
Short funeral services were
held at the home Sunday morn
ing Rjv J L Lyons officia
ting after which the body was
shipped to Elk City for burial
A large number of friends fol
lowed the body to the depot and
the beautiful casket was covered
with florr 1 offerings from various
organizations and friends
Mr Harrison and daughter and
his brother W O Harrison of
Globe accompanied the body to
the old home
Sincere sympathy is extended
to the bereaved family
Card Club Meets
at Fruedenthal Home
The Neighborhood Card Club
met Fridav eveninc nt tho hnm
of Mr and Mrs Ph Frudenthal
Mrs Alice Worden acted as hos
The evenincr was nlcnsnnMv
spent in playing 500
those present were
Mr and Mrs Prina Mr and
Mrs Brooks Mr and Mrs Ginter
Mr and Mrs fllvrif linma M
and Mrs Frudenthal and the
A rlntntu liinntinnn nr ruJ
uumvj llillIKUU WHO DUIVCU
by the Ihostess Mrs AliVn Wnr
The old folks reunion which
was held at Pima Saturday was
a splendid success in every way
It was the largestreunion ever
held in the valley There were
about 325 old people present be
sides a hundred or more younger
people who were on the various
committees in charge of the trans
portation entertainment etc
There were a number of old
people present who were in their
nineties and who enjoyed them
selves fully as well as the rest
An excellent program was
given in which a number of the
the old people took part
At noon they assembled around
the long tables which fairly
groaned beneath the weight of
everything good in the way of
eats Everyone enjoyed the day
thoroughly and declared it to be
one of the best reunions ever
Lon Pace of Idaho is a visitor
in town at the home of his broth
er Pratt Pace
Mr and Mrs Claude Brown
have moved into the Taylor
Brown home on Main street
Mrs J B Chandler who has
been visiting relatives in Gallup
N M retvrned home Jast Wed
John Wampler of Ray Ari
zona is visiting relatives in town
this week
Roy Clawson spent Sunday in
town visiting relatives He left
Monday for Tucson
Miss Thresa and Cleo Layton
left last week for Tucson to con
tinue their school yvork
Orin Williams who has been
in Phoenix for the last three
months returned home Thurs
day to attend the Gila Normal
The Sophomore class of the
Gila Normal College entertained
the Fresnman class on the campus
Saturday nightj A very enjoy
able evening was spent by all
A baseball game was played
between the teams of the Thatch
er public school and the Central
school at -Central Thursday
afternoon The score was 5 to
11 in favor of the Thatcher boys
Mrs Charlotta Greer of Snow
flake is visiting at the home of
her mother Mrs Blazzard
Miss Florence Nash feft Fri
day for Salt Lake City wWe
she will be married to Clyde
fierce of hi raso fexas
The different classes of the
Gila Normal College have been
competing for the championship
in baseball After a number of
games had been played it was
finally won by the Freshman
W A Ferguson arrived home
Sunday from Klondyke where
he has been employed
The Safford Fire Department
wishes to call attention to the
fact that citizens not members
of the department have been
riding the truck and also trying
to assist the firemen at fires
This practice must be discon
tinued as it not only hinders the
firemen in their work but makes
it more dangerous for both
City Ordinance No 64 makes
it unlawful for anyone to inter
fer with firemen or fire apparatus
and it is hoped that this law will
be observed in the future
Should the department need
more men to efficiently handle a
fire the fire department chief
will call upon those who are will
ing and best able to render as
sistance Let us all help the
department to become more ef
Publicity Committee
By G H Wheelock
Sam Paxton
F L Eakin
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County School Superintendent
S C Heywood returned home
Monday from Phoenix where he
went to meet with the commit
tee which was anpointed bv trie
State Board of Education o
work out a uniform accounting
system for schools
AH reports such as teachers
annual reports and trustees an
nual reports etc will be Jn
keeping with the general uni
form accounting svatmri Plane
for such records will he knr in
stock instead of the old system
mat nas existed in the state
which has been extravagant and
wasteful Records will coat In
the aggregate over the state very
much less
The account no- sMfom ifoJiif
will focus school superintendents
in a way mat means something
to the taxpayers of the state
The expenses of any school dist
rict can be based on the overage
daily attendance as to cost ad
ministration operation or mafn
tarice or school plants It can
be easily determined by compar
ison as to spending exessive pro
portions accounting fnr oHhm
administration or instruction etc
It is PYnprtnrl thof nn
card system will be used for keep
ing records of text books Some
disposition of excessive number
Of text books or riisrarridt nrW
option will be provided for this
only to mmemize the text book
The Office of the nrmnfv eohnnl
superintendent of Graham county
is naving listed all text booka of
currant tnfn o
can be made from districts instead
of using books directly from the
scaie ana increasing text books
tOSt It is hODed that rhi rah
ers trustees and patrons of the
schools will help also to reduce
cose or text books by cooperating
fntrainincr children m nnprlv in
the care of text books in sur
veys made by the county school
superintendentof several districts
of Graham county on the life
of text books it has been found
that wastefulness of textbooks is
largely by families Some fami
lies where there are seven 1
children in school in different
grades the average life of text
books was not to xeed two
years while children of other
lamilies could use books four or
five vears thev wnnlri ntin ho
good condition
Habits of wastefulness on iiho
part of the children should be
eliminated as much as possiable
and this Will require cooperation
on the part of all concerned
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Opening Social of
M I A Friday
The ooenincr social of th Mn
tual Improvement Association of
the Layton Ward will be held
this evening Friday Septem
ber 30th at Layton Hall
A Drocrram will ht trwan fol
lowed by a dance
Everyone is invited anH no
mission will bo charged
New Prices
Chasis - 295
Runabout 325
Touring Car - - 355
Truck Chassis - - 445
Coupe 595
Sedan 660
These are the lowest prices
of Ford cars in the history oi
the Ford MotorCompany
Orders are coming in fast so
place yours promptly to in
sure early delivery
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