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HAYDEN NOT A CANDIDATE! LETTER FROM CONGRESSMAN DE. NIES REPORT THAT HE WILL RUN FOR OFFICE OF GOVER-j NOR OF ARIZONA. __ __ Effectually putting to sleep the many rumors that he would be a candidate for the governorship of the state of Arizona in the next elec tion, Carl Hayden, congressman from the state, writes a firm denial of that ambition to a close friend in Phoenix. This leaves the democratic nomina tion for governorship next fall just as much in the air as it has been for the last six months. The con gressman has been boosted for the candidacy for several months by many of his friends throughout the state. He was acclaimed a sure win ner against all democrats who would i shotv themselves in the field as hit ! opponents. The candidacy has been urged up- j on Hayden for many reasons, chiel j of which was the fact that he has I not interfered with the internal fight I in the democratic party of the state ! and would heal the breach which now exists in the party. It was acknow- j ledged on every side that should Carl Hayden decide to run his chances tc ; win were sure. His letter to the Ariz on an follows and is conclusive of hh j stand: l am in receipt of your letter cl 1 August 27 in regard to the democratic nomination for governor of Arizona : and hasten to say that I shall nol be a candidate for that high office. “At the age of thirty-six I feel that 1 am indeed fortunate to be a mem- i her of congress. Everyone has been i kind to me here in Washington, and I hope to be of some service to the j people of my state. I have, at pre ' sent, no other ambition than to re- ! main in my present position, and while 1 appreciate the kindly interest of my friends and trust that I may continue to enjoy their confidence, j I shall not be a candidate at the j next, election for governor of Ariz ona or for any other office other than the one I now occupy by the votes | of the citizens of Arizona. “With kindest regards, I am, Yours as ever/’ CARL HAYDEN. . SON of PARKER MINISTER MARRIED. "Love laughs at locksmiths, so Eu gene and are married,’’ said- pretty ! Mrs. Rice, formerly Miss Lucile Car rington, a young society belle of Long Beach, who, against the wishes ! of her parents, was married on Sat urday evening to Eugene Rice of this city, says the Los Angeles Examiner.! “You see, I’m only 18 years old. and mother and father thought 1 was j too young to become a bride. They wanted me to wait until I graduated from high school, and in the mean- ; t'me not to see Mr. Rice for a whole | year. So yesterday morning 1 let my-1 self out of the house before anyone i was tip, drove to Ix>s Angeles with ! Mr. Rice, and we were married. Moth- j or is not reconciled, but I’m just; too ' happy for words.” Mrs. Rice’s mother, who lives at ; 23? West Anaheim street, . Long Beach, and who is the wife of J. D. Ludlow, captain of the Hammond Lumber Company’s S. S. “George W. j Fenwick,” recognizing the serious ness of the attachment, forbade the >oung man to further continue calling But the couple continued to surrept itiously meet on the beach and the I opposition offered by the parents only served to fan the flame of affec tion. On Friday Mrs. Ludlow saw the j groom’s father and requested him to use his influence to prevent the elope ment she feared. But Mr. Rice said that as his son was of age he j was powerless to intervene, and that as he was in favor of early marriages j 1 e would be glad to perform the cere-, mony. At 6:30 Saturday morning before anyone was stirring, Miss Carrington stole from her house and met Mr. Rice, who was anxiously awaiting her' in an automobile. They procured a license in this city, and were married by Rev. James D. Rice, father of the ' groom, who is pastor of the Method-; ist Church of Parker Ariz., but whose j home is at 962 East Thirty-third j street, Los Angeles. The bride’s only attendant was Blanche Read of Long Beach. The best man was Frank Fuller, also of Long Beach. THE PARKER POST TO THE PEOPLE OF ARIZONA: In connection with the Seventh | International Purity Congress, which : will be in session from November 7th to 12th, 1913, at. Minneapolis, Minn I osota, under the direction of the i World’s Purity Federation, a propos al lias been made which 1 heartily commend to the citizens of Arizona, namely that Sunday November 9th, 1913, be designated “Purity Sunday”, and be observed by churches, fra ter- 1 nal orders and kindred organizations for the promotion of social and per sonal purity. The devoting of ibis day to the fostering of those influ ences which supplant disastrous ig norance with that knowledge of the sanctity of sex relations which en hance health and happiness, should he a potent factor for wholesome en vironment and exalted parenthood. Such a movement is, in my opinion, deserving of the co-operation of every true citizen cherishing his country’s i welfare. Complete information as to publi i cation for reference in preparing ad j dreses and sermons, or in arranging j for informal discussions of the vital j social problems alluded to above, | may be obtained free front tin World’s Purity Federation, La Crosse ! Wisconsin. GEO. W. P. HUNT, Governor of Arizona. WILL WORK TREGO MINES I i BIYTHE, CAL. Sept. 12—R. M. i Stene, Vice-president and gen i eral manager of the Centenial Mining company, at present operat j ing properties out between Yuca and Swansea, Arizona, passed through Blythe Thursday, having spent sev eral days examining the Trego placer mines, in the Trego mountain min ing district over in Arizona, thirteen miles southeast of Ehrenburg. Although Mr. St.ene would nol ip any way commit himself, it is general ly known that for some time he has had Thos. A. Wentzel, a mining engi neer, in the field in Arizona and Ne j vada, looking for placer properties fc|| himself, and that he has made a thorough examination of the new j Stebbins dry contractor, a process for saving placer gold without the use of water. Putting this together with Mr. ! Steue’s recent visit to the Trego property, and his seeming satisfac tory examination of the same, we are led to believe that he is so well satisfied that he will take over that property and soon begin active work Since writing the above we are ; informed that Mr. Stene has made a deal for the Trego mine and will : soon install a complete plant of five hundred tons daily capacity, that ; being the capacity of the larger size Stebbins concentrator. This will be sad news to some of j the old timers of that part of Yuma ' county, who have for years dry wash ; od in the Trego gulch, where they j gathered a nice little, grubstake. | The placers have been worked at in tervals since 1862 and were known to be rich in placer gold, but the ab sence of water made it next to impos sible to work them on a very large scale. j The Trego placers are located t’ortj* five miles southwest of Bouse, Ariz i ona, and seven miles east of the Cole* ; rado river, in the Trego mountains. They are thirteen miles southeast of Blythe. . ' „ The property comprises 640 acres of rich placer ground and has been located and held several years by M. A. Adams and associates. Near by it is located the quartz and placer property of J. B. Butler, and eight miles to the northeast is the Cinabar I mines. BUYS PLACER PROPERTY. R. O. Johnson has purchased the large placer holdings of Harry Shu mate, situated in the Quartzite dis trict of Yuma county. The area em braced in these holdings covered about 2000 acres, and the sale will run into the thousands of dollars. Conditions on the vast acreage reveal a regular placer gravel formation which extends to a depth of 50 feet in places, with pay dirt from the surface to bed rock. PARKER, YUMA COUNTY, ARIZONA. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 13, 1913. INDIAN FAIR SHOWS GREAT FERTILITY OF PARKER LAND The thousands of land-seekers, liv i ing in every corner of these United | States, who are eagerly waiting for Uncle Sam to give the word which will permit them to rush upon the I land in Parker valley and claim it as their own, would become fairly ir resistable in their clamorings for this fertile valley could they but know the full extent of its productive ity as those who visited the First Annual Fair of the Mohave tribe last Tuesday and saw the gorgeous array of products displayed, know it. The Mohave, who but a few years ago rubbed off the war paint and ex changed the tomohawk for a shovel may not have learned all there is to know about farming, but, at that, he has this year produced crops that in variety and dimension completely outclass the blue-ribbon products of the lowa or Kansas farmer. And it is the wonderful productiv ue&s of the sun, soil and water com l>ina H on that makes this Colorado val ley the most fertile spot, in the land, rather than the skill of the redmen, that made this exhibit possible. The Indians thoroughly enjoyed the fair. It was a new kind of pow-wow tor most of them but it brought om vastly greater amount of enthusiasm than the old tribal ceremonials have of late. They were proud of those blue and red and white ribbons and they showed it as much as it is possible for an Indian to show his emotions. There were over a hundred prize winners in all and very one of them from tiny Moose the chubby-cheeked l 11-month-old papoose who got the- blu* ribbon for the healthiest baby, to old Coochaway whose Jenny took the hon ors for the best riding pony, swelled with pride as the judges made the awards. This fair, which was the first an nual event, of this nature, was arrang ed on short notice following instrue (ions from the- department at Wash- j ington and the redmen did not. have \ j - THAW IS RETURNED TO U. S. , COATICOOK, Sept. 10. —Harry Thaw was taken to the Vermont bor : der at 8 a. m. this morning in an au- 1 tomobile, the machine crossed the line j at 8:55. The destination is believed | |to be Norton Mills. As he left the i station under Deputy Superintendent! of Immigration Robertson.lie was yel | ling and protesting that it was a case j of kidnapping. Robertson, answered \ it was “all regular.” The officers make no explanation except (hat they are acting under the order of the minister of justice. Thaw screamed and fought like a madman all the way. Thaw wandered about the bills on New Hampshire three hours after be ing thrust across the border, and was arrested by Sheriff Drew of Coos county at a school house, just before j noon. He made no resistance and I was brought to Colebrook. In hi; j wanderings Thaw was accompanied j by newspaper men only. He did nol know where to go. SENATE PASSES TARIFF. ! WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.—'The Deni-; ocratic tariff revision bill passed -the Senate at 5:43 this afternoon by a vole of 44 to 37 amid a burst of ap plause that swept down from crowd ed galleries and found its echo on the crowded floor of the Senate. Its pas- j sage was attend with surprises in the ! final moments of the voting, whe. j Senator La Follette, Republican, cast bis vote with the Democrats, and wu-ii joined a few moments later b.v Sen j ator Poindexter, Progressive. The Democrats had counted throughout Qie long tariff fight upon losing the votes of Senator Ransdell and Thornton of Louisana, Demo crats, who voted against the bill to day because it put sugar on the free list. Until the names of Senators La [ Follette and Poindexter actually were : called, however, no one knew defi nitely the stand they would take, and : their votes were greeted with enthu-! Mastic applause. President Wilson | expressed tonight great gratification over the end of the long struggle in (he Senate. Senator Simmons, chair man of the Finance Committee, who has piloted the bill through the Fi i ance Committee, the Democratic caucus and the Senate, predicted that, its passage would bring immediate stimulus to the business of the coun try. any opportunity to make much pre j paration. They make a wonderful showing at that. They are already j looking forward to the fair which is j to be held next year and with ample time to make preparation they should have a gorgeous array of products to display. The exhibition of beadwork was of unusual interest to the visitor. The Mohave women excel in this branch of handcraft. Beadwork is as distinc tively a Mohave product as Ih’e Plan ket of the Navajo or the basket of the Chemehuevi. The judges of the women’s events, which included sewing, laundry, pottery, beadwork and babies were Mrs. J. F. Haney, Mrs. O. L. Babcock and Mrs. F. 10. Sock m an. Tuesday afternoon was given over to a program of sports. There were foot races, sack races, and potato races, and a greased pole with a fifty cent piece at the top. The pole proved too slippery for the Indian boys but after the crowd had left Yellowfisli and Sponecea were seen holding a ladder on the pole while a small boy went up and got the four bits for them. All of which is proof the the avaricious white man hasn’t; so much on his red brother in some respects. A. C. Plake, government farmer at the reservation, was master of cere monies. He was assisted by C. F. Welles, clerk, F. E. Sockman, engi neer, and Ollie Mathoul, Indian in terpreter and announcer. Han Welch presided over the bar becue which was one of the big events for the Indians. Miss Minnie Shaver, Presbyterian mission ary at t.he agency, assisted in serv ing ihe dinner. J. F. Raney, W. E. Rider and W. B. Clark composed the committee of judges for the agricultural and an « mal exhibits. The Indian band led by Randall Booth gave a concert in Parker Tues j day morning and furnished music for the program. ‘_ _ j ! • ~ ' " j As it passed the Senate, the tariff bill represents an average reduction of more than j per cent, from the j rates of the original bill passed the House, and nearly 28 per cent, from ; the rat s of the existing laws. In , many important particulars the Sen 1 ate has changed the bill that passed j the House, and conference committee* :of the two houses will begin work I J Wednesday or Thursday to adjust ! these differences. Leaders of both ! houses predict that the conference will assume less than two weeks’ j time. The Senate endeavored today to 1 hasten the bill on its progress to the White House by naming its members of the conference as soon as the bill passed. Vice-President Marshall ap pointed Senators Simmons, Stone, . Williams and Johnson, Democrats, and Senators Penrose, Lodge, and La I j Follette, Republicans, as the Senate ; conferees. Senator Stone withdrew from the oommitte and Senator Shiv ely was appointed in his place. The I House corPVrees. it was reported to | night, will be Representative,-. Un | derwooo, Kitchin and Rainey, Demo j j prats, and Payne and Fordney, Re- | publicans. Each House will have an equal vote, in rlie Comer cnee Committee, even j : though each does not name the same j | number of conferees. ; j TO WORK OLD FORTUNA. I ihe old Fortuna Mine, which made j Yuma famous ten years ago and 1 which is said to have produced six million of dollars in gold, is to have ; its second time on earth. In its day U was the richest gold mine in Ariz 1 ona and made its owners fabulously |* • i 1 rich. j i Todd C. Woodward and B. Keever j are the new owners. They have ac-! Squired title to the property complete j j and have purchased adjoining claims I i which they thought valuable. They j | began to develop the property three' j months ago and now have 50 men j at work and are gradually increas-! ing their force. So far they have cleaned out and j retimbered the old shaft to the six hundred foot level and are going down rapidly. They are putting in the best timbers in every respect. At the present time they are receiv ing no less than three ear loads of frieght per day. —Yuma Sun. BUILDING NEW BAKERY. D. A. Martinez has started the construction of a new building for a bakery on California avenue west of First street. The new building is being constructed of concrete blocks and will be equipped with a modern oven of large capacity. A. Girodon is working on the structure and ex pects to have it ready for occupancy in two weeks. Parker has had to depend upon the Phoenix bakeries for its bread and pastrys during the summer months.' These have proved a poor substitute for Mr. Martinez’ pies, cakes, etc., and the new oven ; will tiling a change of food stuffs ; that will be most welcome. PEANUTS GROW WELL HERE. One of the most striking examples |of the productivity of the land in Parker valley as displayed at} the In dian fair was the exhibit of peanuts. There were a large number of en entries for prizes in this event and the tuibers on exhibit were of the best quality. The success with which the Indians have raised peanuts here would surely indicate that this crop will some day be grown on a large scale by the farmers of the Colorado river valley. TWENTY-NINE ENROLLED. Parker grammer school opened last Monday with an enrollment of 29 pupils, two thirds of this number be ing boys. Miss Minnie Brown, the teacher, stated that she expects a greatly incrased enrollment during the next few weeks. Miss Brown will attend a teachers’ 1 institute at Yuma the latter part of this month and during her absence the school here will be closed. .. IMPERIAL SYSTEM MAY BE SOLD Like a bolt out of a clear sky came 1 a denouement yesterday in the Su perior Court iu the affairs of the Cal ifornia Development Company, aimed | to drive the gigantic Imperial valley l irrigation concern to the public auc tion block. It was precipitated by the smallest creditor of the company, Boaz Dun can, intervenor, to whom as a bond holder there is due, under the ruling of Judge Bordwell January 4, last, approximately $200,000. Du»can yesterday filed a peremp tory demand for the sale of the big property with the clerk of Judge Conrey’s court. He proceeded un | der a common law privilege, but act | ed strictly under Judge Bordwell’s de cision This granted forclosure, as sued for by the Title insurance & j Trust Co. and called for the sale for | the benefit of all creditors, with Re- I ceiver W. H. Holabird to act as the court’s commissioner. Attorneys Valentine and Newby acted for Duncan yesterday. Their appearance in court was followed by that of counsel for Receiver Holabird, including \V. B. Mathews, S. B. Rob l inson and S. M. Salisbury. They de cided the best position for Receiver Hoiabiru to assume was that of pre paredness. In consequence. Attorney Salisbury shortly before noon hurried into the ! chambers of Acting Presiding Judge I Morrison with a bond for $250,000. > This was accepted by the court as a ; guarantee that Receiver Holabird was 1 ready to act as a sale commissioner, j Attorney Salisbury then hustled into | the County Clerk’s office, just as the doors were being closed for the day, ■and filed the documents of bond and ini en tion. The United Stales Guaranty & Fi-J delity Co. is behind Receiver Hola- i bird as his surety. The new sale j bond, the largest of its kind ever filed , : with County OTlerk Lelande, makes a I total bond furnished of a half million j | * j dollars. STAG PARTY FOR C. E. PHELPS. Friends of C. H 3. Phelps gathered | at the shop of R. J. Martin last Sat- I urday night for a “Dutch Lunch” feed, [ the occasion being in the nature of a l farewell for Mr. Phelps who left for | Los Angeles. “Bob” Martin proved a royal host and practically the entire male popu ; la tion of Parker was present to en j joy the evening. There was a table, j stacked full of delicacies that would j ! make a. native of “der Vat.erlandt” | shed tears of joy, and the accompany ing drinks were appropriate. Mr. Phelps has been connected with I the Colorado Supply Co. for near ly three years and he has a sarge cir cle of friends who regret to have him leave. START SURVEY FOR RAILAOAD C. K. CLARKE, CHIEF ENGINEER OF PROJECTED ROAD TO PUSH PRELIMINARY WORK.— RIVER ROUTE TO SANTA Ft FAVORED. t Palo Verde Valley Heral i) By the time this issue of the Herald fcas reached its readers, a force of surveyors will be in the field, activ ely making the permanent survey and location for the new railroad that is soon to connect the Palo Verde val ley with the Santa Fe at some point near or at Calzona. Clarence Clarke, present super intendent of the Palo Verde Mutual Water company, and who was for years actively engaged in railroad con struction, has been chosen as chief engineer for the new company. Mr. Clarke lias been busy the past week getting a surveying crew in the field. While Mr. Clarke will not be in the field very much in person, yet the work will be directly under his su per vision. From present indications, the line will run up the Colorado river, go ing north from Blythe, via the in take, and connect with the Phoanix- Los Angeles branch of the Santa Fe at some point near Calzona. Mr. Denair, who is here looking after getting the construction under way, informed us that matters were shaping up very satisfactorily and that the early building of the railroad into the Palo Verde Valley was now as near an accomplished fact as it is possible to be at this time That he could not forsee any reason why the road would faii to be built at a very •arly date. Since Mr. Clarke and Mr. Denair have entered into the work with their energy and enthusiasm to the extent they have, it has removed much of the doubt that existed when the pro ject W'as first started TO CROSS CHUCKAWALLA, The w'ay things look now, eastern Riverside county is going to have two new railroad lines in the near future One running through the rich agricul tural section of the Palo Verde val ley and one, the new' Sait Lake cut off, through the western portion of the Chuckawalla valley. The Salt Lake has already survey ed its line through from Dagget to an intersection with its line at Riverside, and the Palo Verde valley line is now being surveyed and located by a lo cal company which has most of the funds raised for its construction. The building of the Salt Lake road through the western Chukawala valley will also open up a new and import ant farming and fruit section, but will pass through one of the richest min ing section found on the Pacific coast;a section whose mountains are rich In gold, silver, copper, iron and other ores of a commercial value. SURVEYING NEW RAILWAY, For the past eight months engi i ueers for the Salt Lake railroad have i ' been making surveys endeavoring to get a route for that road across the | desert from Dagget to some point ! near Riverside. The surveys have been I made across the country west of Dale ! mad across the country west of Dale and about seventy-five miles west of Blythe This line will obviate the necessity | of the Salt Lake’s using the tracks of the Santa Fe in from the desert to San Bernardino and on to Riverside Junction, which is the present ter minus of the company’s tracks at this end of the gap, give the company its own rails from San Pedro to Salt Lake City and prepare for the conges tion expected in exposition year .5 According to General Manager-N. C ! Nutt no positive * decision has been made to construct, the line. ‘ No decision to build this line has | been reached,” said the official. “The survey has been completed and there the matter rest* pending the authority for the job. 'Hie cost of building the line would reach several millions and it is not easy to-get money for rail road buildiug at present The matt r will rest for the present at least.” No. 19.