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VOL XV. I LOCAL NEWS 1 Death of Mrs. Gaston. Mrs. Mabelle Gaston, wife of C. E. Gaston, died here at 7:30 o’clock last Sunday morning, the immediate cause of her death be ing a hemorrhage of the pancreas. Mrs. Gaston has been a sufferer from Brights disease for some time past. Last Thursday she complained ot being in consider able pain and called in Dr. O. S. Brown. The doctor did not think there was any alarming symptoms, yet she continued to grow worse and on Saturday evening it was seen that the end was near. Mrs. Gaston came to Winslow about three years ago as a bride having been married at the resi lience of the groom’s uncle, Mr. E. J. Gibson, at Albuquerque, by the Rev. Mr. Wyllie, who at that time was rector of St. Johns Episcopal Church at Winslow. Up till the time of her death she had continued to reside in Wins low' since first coming here, Mr. Gaston having been until recent ly manager for the Holmes Sup ply Company. Mr. and Mrs. Gaston had plan ned a trip east to visit their rela tives both in Missouri and Mass achusetts and were to start last Monday evening but instead of a pleasure trip it turned out to be one of sorrow, the remains, in charge of Mr. Gaston, leaving here on No. 2 Monday evening. The funeral will take place at the former home of Mrs. Gaston at Byfield, Mass., a suburb of Bos ton. Mrs E. J. Gibson, Miss Hellen Gibson, as w ell as a sister of Mr. Gaston, wdio was visiting the Gibson family, came down from Albuquerque on No. 1 Sunday and accompanied the remains east on No. 2 Monday evening. During their residence in Wins low' Mr. and Mrs. Gaston had endeared themselves to the resi dents here and many were the expressions of sympathy when the news of the death became known. U. Z. Rand returned Tuesday from Los Angeles where he has been for the past two weeks on account of the illness of his daughter. Miss Nellie Rand, who is now getting along nicely and will visit with friends in Southern during her convales ence. WINSLOW, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, JUNE, 6, 1908. Baseball The fans w’ere greatly disap pointed last w'eek on account of the cancelling of the games sched uled to be played here Saturday > . and Sunday by the soldier team j from Fort Apache, they being! unable to come on account of la ter orders detailing them to tar get practice. Weatherconditions, j however, were unfavorable on either day for good baseball ow ing to the very high wind pre vailing. On Sunday next the local bovs will journey to Williams where they cross bats with the team at that place. The Williams bovs are ball players of someelassand it is going to take mighty good work to beat them. A large number of Winslowites have arranged to make the trip in company with the ball team and will root their heads off in an effort to have the home boys win out. For the information of those | desiring to make the trip and have not already arranged to do so, it may be said that the pi av ers as well as the greater num ber ot those accompanying them w ill leave on No. 1. The enterprising firm of Bab bitt Brothers have installed in their Grocer}' Department an ex clusive Tea and Coffee Depart ment, which is as beautiful and up-to-date as will be found in a 1 j large city establishment. On one | side of the store they have cans of coffee and tea arranged in neat ; pyramids, against a back ground jof Japanese designed cloth. Over I all this is suspended a huge 12 | foot spread umbrella, from the j handle of which hangs a precty j Japanese lantern, which islighted by an electric light, with two large palms sitting on cither end ot the counter, gives a very beau tiful Japanese effect. It is w r ell worth one’s time to step in and view the department, News was received here yester day ot the serious illness of Mrs. C. R. Kimball, w’ile of one of the operators tor Santa Fe here. Mrs. Kimball is at present living on the farm near Kettner, N. M., her father and other relatives being there with her. Mr. Kim ball, accompanied by Dr. P. D. Sprankle, left on the first avail able train Thursday afternoon, hoping by that meams to arrive i earlier than by waiting forNo.2. Judge Alfred Ruiz, of St. Johns, was a Winslow visitor this week. 11. H. White, who for the past year and a half has been in the employ of the Santa Fe as an operator, the greater portion of that time at Flagstaff, died at j the Albuquerque hospital last j Monday morning, death being | caused by tubercolosis of the i bowels. Mr. White has been in poor health for some time past. ; About two months ago he went to the company hospital at Los Angeles and after some time ; spent there he was transferred to l the Albuuquerque hospital, it being thought he was convales ing. His mother and sister were with him at the time ot his death and have taken the remains to Neodosha, Kar.s., for burial. School closed here yesterday for the term, the day being de voted to outdoor contests by the pupils. This term has been a successful one and some ot the instiuctors will remain for the next term. The teachers tor the i fall term will be: Principal A. | Roy Mize; Mrs. Weinert, Misses Buxton, Young, Myers and Todd. Prof. Mize was principal here a y'ear ago. The school trustees have under considera tion the building of a new’ school house on the south side ot the track, and also other improve ments. C. H Gaunt, Supt. of Telegraph of the Santa Fe, with headquar ters at Topeka, Kans., passed through in a private car attach ed to No. 8 last Saturday morn ing, returning east from a trip of inspection over the Coast Lines. 11. C. Chase, Asst. Supt. Telgh., of Los Angeles, accompanied Mr. Gaunt as far as Albuquerque. I. L. Hibbard, general superin tendent of the Coast Lines of the Santa Fe, who has been visiting at Topeka, Kansas, for the past month, arrived in Albuquerque on No. 7 Thursday evening and came west as far as Gallup on the train, stopping over at that point for one day. going through to Los Angeles on No. 1 Saturday morning. Dispatcher M. L. Vaughn re turned Monday from Decatur, Ills., where he has been on a visit to his old home. Mr. Vaughn was accompanied on the return trip by his mother, who expects to visit with her son and daugh ter-in-law during the summer | months. H. R. Dearing left for Williams Thursday, intending to stay there for some time to come. John O’Keefe, boilermaker fore man for the Santa Fe at Wins low, has been promoted to a more lucrative position with the same company at Williams for which point he left this morning. Mr. O’Keefe came to Winslow from Needles some months ago and has numerous friends at both places wdio will be pleased to hear of his promotion. Supt. E. J. Gibson left for Los Angeles on No. 1 last Sunday morning to take part with the other division superintendents of the Coast Lines is assisting to string a new' time card which w’ill go into effect about June 14th. So for as we can learn there will be very little change in the time on this division. On Tuesday Ist the Santa Fe closed the telegraph offices at Maine, Fairview and Crookton, as well as reducing the office at Sunshine to a one-man station. Operator R. R. Williams, who has been at Fairview for some time, goes to Seligman, relieving O. P. Beard. Operator R. D. Ball goes from Sunshine to Manila, relieving B. W. Hayden, who it is said, has resigned from the service of the Santa Fe. Mr. Hayden has been with the Santa Fe on this divi sion for a number'ofyears and is well liked by all with whom he has had business relations. Miss Addie Sykes, for some time past operator of the Santa Fe at Fairview’, spent Thursday in Winslow visiting with friends. On account of the office at Fair view having been closed Miss Svkes is temporarily out ofwork and is going home to Chambers for a short rest. Mrs. Geo. Sutherland returned the early part of this week from a trip to California during which time she visited the assembling ot the fleet at San Francisco, afterwards journeying south and taking in the beauties of Los An geles and its adjoining beach cities. Phillip Olson, driver of the de livery wagon for the Rand-Dagg '' Company, received a painful in jury recently while going into the basement of the store, falling in such a w'ay that he wrenched his knee badly and is now' going around on crutches. Father Vabre of Flagstaff will officiate in Winslow on next Sun day morning and evening. No 19