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VOL. XV. Court at Holbrook The annual session ot the Dist- j rict Court in this county conven ed Monday and adjourned Thurs day evening. The docket was 1 large, both criminal and civil. The grand jury was in session over three days and disposed ofj the following cases: Charge of larceny against Al- 1 onzo King, thrown out. A Bourgeois, “Frenchy”, two in dictments for forgery. Trial by jury and acquitted; second charge dismissed by District Attorney. Juan Ortega for murder of wife, plead guilty and sentenced to life in the prison. Arthur Daniels (colored) assault with deadly weapon, sentenced to three years. Frank Bell, plead guilty to burg lary in the first degree and sen tenced to five years. Raymond Luellen, charged with largeny, on account of insufficient evid ence judge Sloan discharged the jury and ordered defendant re leased. Antonio Martinez plead guilty to burglary in the second degree and was given three years. Enrique Green, for burglary, on account of lack of evidence and previous good character, sup ported by a letter from the Chile an consul at San Francisco, which corborrated statement of his attorney, was discharged. An indictment was found against Ygnacio Bazan for grand larceny and the case will be tried at the next term of court. The Industrial Building and Loan Association vs. Meyer Abel Co. and Downs, et al, after j filing an amended answer by the j defendants case was tried, as per j mandate of the Supreme Court, reversing the decision formerly given for the defendant. Decision in ease not yet rendered. Paula Sandoval vs. Antonio Sandoval, divorce, dismissed as plaintiff did* not appear. AnnaHauek vs. Wm.F.Kucken becker, damages, dismissed by court tor want of prosecution on part of plaintiff. Fred. A. Brown vs Chas. H. Brown, suit for money due on contract was settled by mutual stipulation of the parties thereto, Ollie Leon Parker vs. David Paiker, divorce, plaintiff granted decree. Jas. L. Harris vs. Harris, divorce, judgment tor plaintiff. Wm. B. Plumb vs. Bessie H. Plumb, divorce, judgment for plaintiff. The Navajo County tax suit against the' railroad company, was quashed on account of im proper service. WINSLOW, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, OCT., 17, 1908 Democrats Held Forth At the same hour as the Re publicans held their convention jin Holbrook last Saturday, the | Democrats of Navajo County were busy placing their ticket in the field. Every precinct in the county j was represented bv either dele gates or proxies. Those present were well pleased with the ticket and enthusiasticly predicted its success at the polls on November 3rd. Dr. Geo. P. Sampson of Wins low, presided and John W. Free man, ofSnowflake, was secretary. All nominations were made un animously and the following ticket is the result of the conven tions deliberations: Councilman: Wm. Morgan, of Lakeside. Assemblyman: Joseph Peter son, ofSnowflake. District Attorney: W.P. Geary, of Winslow. Sheriff: Joseph F. Woods, of Holbrook. Recorder: A. F. McAllister, of Holbrook. Probate Judge: Lloyd C. Hen ning, 01 Winslow. Treasurer: James H. Frost, of Holbrook. Supervisors: R. C. Creswell, of Winslow, andJamesJ. Shumway, of Holbrook. Surveyor: W. A. Saunders, of St. Joseph. Geo. P. Sampson and JamesJ. Collins were chosen as Chairman and Secretary, respectively, of ! the County Central Committee. The platform adopted by the ! Convention is as follows: We, the committee appointed to draft resolutions for the Dem ocratic County Convention, in convention assembled October 10, 1908, report as follows: Reiving upon the principles of the Democratic Party and the benefits accruing to the people of the county under the administra tion of the same, it is hereby Resolved, Thar the Democrats cf Navajo County desire to im press on the members thereof the ! great purpose of unanimity and harmony therein and will use its every exertion and honorable methods for the success of the pure principles of the party. We warmly endorse the princi ples of the National and Territor ial platforms and pledge our earnest support to same. I Miss Margaret Walsh was in from Sunshine Tuesday doing a little shopping. The Republican Conven tion and Candidates. At the appointed time the var ious delegates to the Republican County Convention met in Hol brook last Saturday and trans acted such business as usually comes before a meeting of this character. The proceedings went along smoothly and the majority —if j not all —were unanimous. There was a large number of; delegates present, Winslow being especially well represented. The ticket is as follows: Councilman: J. E. Ward, of Winslow. Assemblyman: J. H. Willis, of Snowflake. District Attorney: H. P. Lind sey, of Winslow. Sheriff: W. F. Williams, of Winslow. Recorder: No nomination. Probate Judge: R. C. Smith, of Holbrook. Treasurer: L. D. Divelbess, of Holbrook. Supervisors: James Scott, of Pinedale and 0. B. Sutton, of Winslow. Surveyor: E. E. Ball, of Wins low. Justice of the Peace —Winslow Precinct: F. H. Waite. Constable —Winslow Precinct: M. W. Wilson. F. M. Zuck was chairman of the convention and H. P. Lindsey acted in the capacity of secretary The Republican Central Com mittee placed the name of W. H. Clark on their ticket forßecorder. E. E. Ball, the republican no minee for survej'or withdrew in favor of W. Saunders and the central committee placed the lat ters name on their ticket. H. P. Lindsey, the Republican nominee for District j- ttorney, has withdrawn from the ticket on account of being unable to take the examination for admis sion to the bar at a time enabl ing him to qualify, if elected. The biennial county political campaign is now on in full force and the candidates wear the smiles that won’t come off—until after Nov. 3rd for one half of them. Both tickets have their ardent supporters. Next week the Mail will contain short sketches of the Democrats and we recommend that every reader j of this paper peruse the same carefully and become acquainted with the nominess or that ticket. Weather Report of the United States Weather Brneau Station in Winslow, for the week ending Oct. 15, 1908: Temperature Rainfall in D a te inches and Highest Lowest hundredths 9 85 38 10 83 42 11 87 44 12 _BB 52 13 85 50 14 84 40 15 88 42 ...... i " LLOYD C. HENNING, Cooperative Observer. Shephen Stein, a Servian twen ty-six years of age, who is walk ing around the world, earning j his money to pay his expenses while on the journey, passed through here Sunday. He speaks several lauguages and is well educated and expects to make the journey in three years. Fireman Carl Iberg was taken to the Santa Fe hospital at Los Angeles Tuesday suffering from a pair of badly dislocated ankles caused by jumping from the switch engine last Monday when that engine was in collision with a third district engine. Superintendent Gibson was a Los Angeles visitor during the past week where he has been helping to arrange the winter time card which will go into effect during the early part of November. H. H. Smith, recently of Need les, has been appointed manager of the Holmes Supply Company’s interests at this place relieving R. M. McKinnon, who goes to a like position at Fresno, Calif. Miss Grace Langston, stenog rapher in the office ofSuperinten dent Gibson, was a passenger for Los Angeles on No. 7 this morn ing, where she goes to enjoy a short vacation. Mrs. W. L. Morrison and daughter Ruth left for San Diego Wednesday morning where they were called on account of the death of Mrs. Morrison’s sister. See Dr. Swigert’s add. Mrs. P. A. Ward, accompanied by her mother, returned Tuesday from a visit to Los Angeles and other Southern California points. No, 38