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VOL XIII. DID WE CELEBRATE? DIO DOUBT ABOUT IT. There were four days of the Celebration and all were Hummers. A great success from Beginning to End. Winslow's first attempt at a fall carnival or frontier celebra tion was crowned with success in every way, and the committee in charge are to be compliment ed for their untiring efforts in carrying out the well-laid plans. And their work was not in vain. There was quite a crowd of Indians present, having come many miles from the interior of their reservation. Many people were here from Holbrook and other Navajo County towns; numerous cattlemen from Apa che and Gila Counties, as well as all the ranchers living in this vicinity. The Western Carnival Company were here during the four days and did a big business. They presented some very good shows and the merry-go-round was the chief attraction for the youth. There were several race horses here from elsewhere, among them being “Jack McGinn,” owned by Robert Kelley; “B the Fid dler,” a Tonto basin horse; ••Do tard," owned by W. Simms, and on the way to Phoenix from the east; “Free Silver" and “Hardy B, “owned by Charles Burk, of the Verde Valley. To the Elks' Band, under the direction of Dr. F. H. Waite and the management of James Kiely, we doff our head gear. They furnished the finest kind of mu sic and were one of the main features that made the affair a success. They appeared for the first time in their new uniforms, which were dark green with gold trimmings, and they cer tainlv cut some ice. Over a dozen Indian races took place during the four days, their fleetest ponies participat ing. They also gave dances on the streets in the evening, and couple of boxing matches added considerable to the fun. Below we give a synopsis of the most important events of each day: Wednesday—Father Connolly delivered the opening address, Mayor Burbage being absent. A | mile saddle pony race won by Jess Hohn; Jose Romero WINSLOW, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20. 1906. taking second place; purses: $65.00 and $15.00 The Old Crow whiskey stake race. £ mile, went to “B the Fiddler;” purse: SIOO.OO. Thursday—Bov’s 4 mile run ning race was won by George Creswell; Wilbur Carter taking second money. A 4 mile cow pony race was captured by W. H Dagg. In the Elks' race. 4 mile. Bill Williams took first money and Ben Downs second. This race was the feature of the da} T . ‘ Free Silver” took first prize, SIOO.OO. in the T. J. Hes ser stake race, and ••Dotard” second, $‘25.00 Friday—This was Winslow day. In the fire tournament the Needles boys won the prize, 41 seconds being their time Our boys made the best run. but lost on the water test. First and second places in a boys' running race. .V mile, were taken by Indian lads. W. J. Gibson, of Snowflake, took the first prize of $75 00 in the broncho busting event and Julian Figu ero landed second money. The Old Plantation whiskey stake race was won by "Free Silver;” ,“B the Fiddler” taking second ! place; purses: SIOO.OO and $25 00. The Grand Carnival Ball oc curred at the Opera House in I the evening and was attended by a large crowd of dancers. The music was furnished by Prof. Emanuel’s Orchestra This being Winslow day there was plenty of confetti thrown in the evening and everbody was out for a good time—they found it. Saturday —On account of wind during the celebration, only one balloon ascension was made, and that about noon to day. The gas-bag reached a height of about 3 000 and the balloonist came down in a hurry, but lit safely. The Pu ritan Rye whiskey stake race was won by “Dotard;” “Hardy B” taking second place. The consideration was $150.00 and $25.00. The 4 mile trot and pace was won by W. C. Nor man's horse and one belonging to J.H.Breed got second money; purses: $125.00 and $25.00. Bab bit Bros, stake for steer tying was captured by Jim Donahue, of Adatnana; time: 38i seconds. John Lazare, of Tonto Basin, took second money; purses: SIOO.OO and $25.00. That we shall have a celebra bration every fall there is no doubt now’, and they will be big ger and better as the years go by- TODD RESIGNS. Milton D Todd, who was last i Saturday nominated by tlie j Democratic County Convention ; at Holbrook for the oflice of I Sheriff, handed in his resigna tion to the Central Committee. Mr. Todd's reason for with drawing from the race was on account of a certain faction in the party refusing to support him at the polls. In so doing j he showed himself as being a j genuine Democrat, caring more for the success of the party than his ow’u election. His friends urged him to remain on the tick et, they believing that he would be a winner anyway. JOE WOODS FOR SHERIFF The Democratic County Cen tral Committee having accepted the resignation of M. D. Todd for Sheriff on the Democratic ticket, unanimously voted to place the name of Joseph F. Woods.of Holbrook, on the tick et in place of Mr. Todd. The committee could not have made a better selection, and | there seems no doubt that he will be the next Sheriff of Na vajo County. He is one of the pioneers of Northern Arizona, and has been one of the promi nent businessmen of his town for many years. His honesty has never been questioned, and if elected, he would make a good officer. Alex. F. McAllister, Record er of this county, came down from the county seat Wednes day to attend the opening of the celebration. Mac has held his present office for eight con secutive years and is a candidate for re-election. That he will receive a handsome majoritv there is not the least shadow of | a doubt. Last election he re- ceived the largest majority ever given any candidate in this county, the same being 229. This election he expects to beat that record. The reason that he should be re elected is on ac count of the able manner in which he discharges the duties of his office. His official record cannot be excelled anywhere. Honorable William Morgan, of Show’low, accompanied by tiis family, attended the cele bration this week. Mr. Morgan is the present nominee on the Democratic ticket for the lower house of the next legislature, and his election is assured. In 1 1901 Mr. Morgan represented this county in the legislature and served his constituents w’ell. He is one of the largest sheepmen in the county. The Democratic County Con vention having failed to nomi nate a candidate for the office of Justice of the Peace of Wins ! low Precinct the Central Com mittee decided to place the name of W. A. Parr on the tick et as the regular Democratic nominee. County Treasurer Richards spent Wednesday in the city. He is the Democratic nominee | for re-election to the office he now occupies, and as he has no opponent, there is no need of saying why he should be elect ed Conductor W. R King, who was injured in the Needles Har vey House fire, returned from the Los Angeles hospital this week and resumed his run. Charles L. Flinn, for four years Justice of the Peace of Winslow Precinct, will run on an independent ticket this fall for re-election. Judge R. C. Smith and family spent the week in the city. He feels sure of re election, having no opponent. Mr. and Mrs. Jacobson and daughter. Margaret, formerly residents here, visited here this week. Joseph F. Woods and family were down from Holbrook to at tend the celebration this week. Auditor Montgomery, of the Santa Fe, was here this week. G. H. Mosher, of the Holmes Supply Co., was here this week. Joint statehood? Nit! ! ! ! ! ! No 38 .