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TWENTY EIGHTH YEAR SAFFORD GRAHAM COUNTY ARIZ ONA TUESDAY JUNE 6 1922 NUMBER 24 f
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A HAY BORNE
LATE YESTERDAY
DotAveon five thirty and six oclock
yesterday afternoon tho fire depart
ment was called out In response to
an alarm sent In from tho Harry Clif
ford ranch ahout two mllea south of
town Only a few minutes elapsed
from the time tho alarm was Bent
in before the fire boys and the truck
were on tho scene but In that lime
tho fire had gained such headway that
it was impossible to save the struc
ture or contents
The orgln of tho fire cannot be ac
counted for but it is believed It was
caused by the Ignition of a match
that had at some time been careless
ly dropped in the trash In the corra
Tho blaze apparently startod near the
corn crib adjoining the hay barn and
spread from thoro up the side of tho
barn and to the roof and In a moment
tho whole Imllding was ablaze
The fire was discovered about 51Q
by Mrs Clifford who was awakened
from her afternoon mip by the crack
ling of the burning building Mrs
Clifford seeing four head of horses
confined in the corral were in danger
of being burned to death she rushed
out and opened the gate and drove
them out thus saving them from a
terrible death
One of the neighbors Hugh Foster
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ORDER AMOUNTING 10 ABOUT 200
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now languishing behind the bars at trernendousl y since the first
the county jail as a sequel to a dance
given at tho Alger ranch near Sanches
Friday night with threo charges plac
ed against them two mlsdomeanors
and ono felony
The arrest was made by Sheriff
Skaggs and Deputy Talloy and was
the result of a fight in which John
son and Barton boat up a man named
Dowoy Head Saturday tho two men
appeared before Justlco BUby and
waived preliminary hearing Tho
judge fixed their bond at 1500 each
Tho men wore unable to raise the
amount of their bond and are still In
tho custody of tho officers
TO MAKE HOME IN CALIFORNIA
Mrs Mary Walker loft Saturday
morning for Ontario California whern
she will make nor homo with her
daughter Mrs Mary Shlpman Irs
Yalkcr has beon a resident of Safford
for a neat many years and during tho
llfotlmo of Mr Walker established
and conducted what la now tho Horso
shoo Restaurant Thoy had built up
a good business but on account of the
111 health of Mr Walker was compell
ed to dispose of property Since
thp death or her husband tho health
of Mrs Walker has failed steadily
irtll now she Is practically an invalid
mid has gono to her daughter whore
she wll recolvo tho beBt of care during
hor declining daya
the year This is due to the general
mprovemenl m business condi
tions and t some extent to U13 el
foils of thu Industrial Congress in
promoting the use of Arizona
products
Tho mills of tho Arizona Lumber
and Timber Company tho
Lumber Company
tho riagstalf Lumber Company
and tho Apache Lumber Company
aro alicady operating and the Ari
zona Lumber and Timber Co is
CHARMING HOSTESS
AT BIRTHDAY PARTY
Friday evening tho home of Mr and
Mrs U V Walton was tho scene of a
vory onjoynble party given in celebra
tion of tho twelfth birthday of their
daughter Miss Noinm The Invited
guests were tne young hoy and girl
frlonds of Miss Norma and numbered
about forty
At 730 the gnosis began to nrrhe
and woro met at tho door by the young
hostess who was very charming in a
dress of white not and lace After
greetings and bost wishes wore ox
tonded to Miss Norma many different
kinds of gqmes woro enjoyed by tho
guests until a late hour
The houso was prettily docoraled
In pink and while with numorous
bowls of fragrant flowors placed about
the rooms In the dining room tho
center of attraction was tho big while
GENUINE FORD
PARTS
PHONE 10O
innmn mair rim
BY MAGMA AR
PHOENIX Annouiicpinenl that
the Magma Arizona Railroad Co
lias pjaccd an order with Arizona
Mills for aijOOOOO ft of Arizona
pint1 tics for use in constructing
its now standaul gaugu railway
who saw tliB blaze from his home I from Magma Junction to Superior
went to the assistance of Mrs Clifford
who was at home alone Mr Clifford
having left only a few minutes before
the discovery of tho fire
The barn was a 50 toofbulldlng and
contained 92 Ions of hay most of
was made today ay Hie Arizona1
Industrial Congress Tho -order
amounts to 00 cai loads and is tho
largest placed in the state thiS year
Now that tho Magma order had
been placed with At 1701m mills
followed closely on thu armpunco
which was entirely destroyed or bad jmenL rrOinT the thai the
ly damaged Tho corn crib contained Ulutwl Vlrp COPP Company hail
about 300 sacks of corn which was
also badly damaged
Destruction of this property is a
oiderod 10 cars of mining timber
from tho slatos mills This was
the first largo order from the
mines m more than a year liolli
Keavy fosa to Mr Clifford as ho was ibe Magma Railroad and the
not carrying any insurance on either
tho hay or barn
ARRESTED FOR FIGHTING AT
FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE
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United Verdn Co arc members of
tho Congress
John A Johnson of Johnson and
Koch tho only wholesale lumber
fiun in lh iilate in commenting
on the hqavy ordois reported that
tin uif iinHmi in tlin lninlmi inluc
JR S Johnson and Hugh Barton are
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try of the slato has improved
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scheduled to resume operations to
day These fie mills pidduce 95
per cent of the timbei output nf
the timber output of the state
which averages 100000000 feel a
year
To addition to the Magma and
United Verde orders the Indus
trial Congress reports thai Twohy
Urbthers Construction Company
which is building Maricopa Coun
tys highway program and carry
ing on other work is Buying Ari
zona lumber through retail yards
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nl the rate of -about 00 cars 1 veniv
uics given by Mr Johnson The
five big mills at Flagstaff Will
iams and Coolcy employ nor
mally about 3 000 men with 0000
dependents Tho annual payroll of
the Arizona mills amounts to
92500000 and total expenditures
to about 35300000 all practically
spent in tho state The total invest
ment of the five large mills is
10000000 and proximately 100
000 total taxes aro paid by the
plants a good portion of which of
which goes to road building
The ties ordered bythc Magma
Arizona Railroad Company will
form the basis of the 33 milo line
which will connect the Magma
mine with the Arizona Eastern
line of Florence taking the place
of tho present narrow gauge road
Tho Arizona Mills also aie turn
ing outquanities of lies for the
Santa Fe in its double tracking
program in the northern part of
tho slate
birthday cake ornamented with tho
twelve candles This was cut and
served with strawberry ice cream to
the guosts Tho favOys were pink rose
holders filled with pink and white
candy
Miss Norma was the recipient of
many beautiful presents which vill
long bo cherished by hor as reminder
of a very happy occasion
Mrs Walton was assisted by
Weaver Brlor In entertaining
serving tho guests
Mrs
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SAFFORD VISITORS
After spending several days In Saf
ford Mr and Mrs Jack Grossman
left Monday for Phoenix going by way
of Bowie Saturday evening thoy
wore tho guests of Mr and Mrs L F
Eakln at dinner Mr Grossman was
horo In tho Interest of his company
tho Aerolfoctrlcs and thoy are travell
ing over the country by car
JDEBAKER CAR IS
DAMAGED 3Y FHE
Friday night while Mr and Mrs J
A Hara son were attending the min
strel show being given in Briers Hall
their big seven passenger Studebaker
car caught fire and was badly dam
ngcJ v
Mr Haralson had parked the ar in
front of the Ford Motor Co acioas
tho strpel m front of the hall During
the latter part of the performance an
alarm of firo was given and tho peo
ple rushed from thc haI thnkinjr the
building as burning but It waj soon
discoerid that the alarm was cau l
by the burning of a car
The blaze was soon extinguished
acil an examination of the car showed
llial the fiie started in the body - the
machine
The origin of flic Is unknown but
itis believed by Mr Haralson to have
been caused by a burning clgaret
The importance of the slates stuu loft to tne machine by boys who
lumber mdustiy is shown in fig-
might have been sitting In tho car
Tho only damage to the machine
was the destruction sof the seats top
and the burning of the paint on the
ouside but will Incur an expense of
soveia hundred dollars to repair it
YOUNG MAN LEAVES
FOR LOS ANGELES
Robert Sales left on the morning
train yestorday for Los Angeles Cai
where he oxpects to secure employ
ment until fall Ho plans then to go
to Chicago where ho will enter tho
unlversty and complete his theolog
ical studies having chosen the minis
try of the Methodst church as hU
lifes work At a meeting of the dis
trict conference of the Methodist
church held In Clifton this spring
Mr Sales was glveil a license to
preach and on Sunday evening May
iStli delivered his first sermon from
tho pulpit of tho Methodist church to
cna of the largest congregatlont ever
present at a service of that Kind In
Satford and proved himself to bo a
M y earnest arrt forwful speaker
vith great ablll for his chosen pio
fosslon
Robert has lived in Safford for
more than two years and was ono of
tho graduates from our high school
this year During his short residence
hero he made many friends among
our people and he loaves Safford with
their best wishes for success in his
chosen work
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GUEST FOR A DAY
Miss Grace Everett who was re
turning to her homo in Nogalos from
Miami where fho taught school dur
ing tha past year stopped over In Saf
ford for a day to visit with hor friend
Miss Mary Houck Miss Everett left
on the morning train Saturday for
Nogales
AUTHORIZED FORD DEALER
Main and Center streets were chos
en by the property tax payers of the
town as the route to be used as the
paved highway through town Inter
est in the election was keen throughout
fever heat during the late afternoon
and lasted until the polls closed at
6 oclock The contest centered on
routes number 2 3 and 4 and the
count of the ballots showed the vot
ing on these routes to be very close
votes for first and five for second
choice
There were 208 votes cast and of
thlsnumber one was thrown out on
account of the ballot being marked
twice for first choice On routes 3
and 4 several ballots were marked In
tho same manner but as the oter had
further Indicated his choice by writ
ing in the name3 of the routes for
which he desired to vote tho ballots
were counted The vote for Main
street would have gone 2 to 1 If the
people had stood together but the
vote was spill on account of some
favoring tho street from end to end
while others wore in favor of Jt only
to Center street
As tho result Of the elctlon tho high
way will be routed through town as
follows
Beginning at the old mill building
on the east It wll follow the railroad
to Center street thence north to Main
street thence west to court house
and thence north again to the Tlntch
er road
Tho vote cast was as follows
Route No 2 GO for first choice tu
15 for second
Route No 3 10 for first and tit for
second choice
Route No 164 for first and 1 for
second choice
RETURNS FROM BUYING
TRIP IN EAST
J Horowitz manager of the Peo
ples Store rfitrned Saturday after
noon from a buying trip through tho
east While away Mr Horowitz visit
ed Chicago St Louis and a number
of other large cities Mr Horowitz
states thai ho had 111 good fortune to
make a big purchaso of Job lots of
shoes which he Intends to place on
sale at prices that will be a great sur
prise to tho people of tho valley
SUNRISE PRAYER MEETING
WAS HELD SUNDAY
Sunday morulng a sunrise prayer
meeting was hold at tho Baptist
church The meeting was well at
tended and the service very Impres
sive and enjoyable
It has been decided to mako he sun
rise prayer meeting a regular feature
of tho church work nnd will bo hold on
tho first Sunday In each month The
next service will bo held on Juy 2ms
and It is planned to go to the foothills
for tho meeting Anyone deBlrlng to
attend are cordially Invited to be pres
ent at the church and cars will bo pro
vided to tako them to tho mountains
FOREST MAN HERE
S P Roach tlmberman for tho
forest service station at FlagBtaff
camo in Sunday for a short visit with
his family As soon as Mr Roich can
nrrango his business affairs here ho
will movo hla family to Flagstaff
whero Ihey will live in tho futuro
TROUT SEASO
Of OPEN WITH
LENTY OF FISH
The season on trout opened this
morning throughout the state The
calls of the pine covered mountains
In Northern Arizona has for years
been heard by thousands of summer
all the streams lakes -and rivers
wide open for sportsmen who desire
to fish in Northern Arizona the lov
ors of outdoor life will be given tha
greatest treat ever for the mountain
and rainbow trout are plentiful
game warden returned sveral weeks
ago from an inspection trip and
brought back the prettiest string of
trout yet seen Many parties are get
ting ready to leave for White moun
tains where they will spend the sum
mer
The favorite spots that will be
visited by anglers are such places
as both forks of tho White river
Diamond creek Bogg creek Little
and big Bonlta north and east forks
of Black river Coyote creek Rock
croek Trout creek Silver creek and
practically all other streams and
lakes of the While mountain district
Because of improved road condllons
these places are more accessible than
formerly
Deputy game warden Wes Hill on
a recent visit to the upper end ot
Salt river jusj below the Roosevelt
Dam found that the rainbow trout
were also plentiful along this stream
from Mormon flats canyon to the
dam Rainbow trout have been seen
jumping oul of the water where th
stream dashes through tho big
canyons They are said to be from
eight to fifteen Inches in length
This means that tho anglers who are
unable to make tho trip north will
have an opportunity to catch a good
mess of trout by traveling a short
distance
OBSERVE I O O F
MEMORIAL DAY
Sunday morning the members of ML
Graham Odd Fallows Lodge and Re
bekah Lodge observed the annual
memorial day of the order by attend
ing in a body the Beivice at tho
Methodist church
Rev J L Lyons pastor of the
church preached a very inspiring ser
mon on the principles of Friendship
Love and Truth upon which the ord
ers are founded Special musical
numbers Including an anthem by the
choir and solos by Mrs J A McNeil
and Major Householder were render
od during tho sorvlco
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