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The Winslow Mail.
J. H. CHAPMAN, Editor. Entered as second-class matter at the postoffice of Winslow, Arizona, under Act of Congress of March 1. 1879. Published every Friday. Sub cription, $2.00 per year. Friday, - - November 12, 1915. Is the strike still on at Clifton? Where is the noise and commo tion incident to such affairs? It is as peaceful, apparently, as the recall movement against the gov ernor. Ralph Cameron, the national committeeman for Arizona, is quoted as telling the Boston peo ple that the far west republicans are for Congressman Weeks for the republican presidential nom ination. Mr. Cameron is quite a glad-hand artist, and those Bos ton fellows don’t want to take him too seriously. The Department of Agriculture has issed its crop report, and it makes Arizona look like a farm ing community. From the fig ures we glean that we raised 620,000 bu. of corn, 1,160,000 bu. of wheat, 342,000 bu. of oats, 1,330,000 bu. of barley, 100,000 bu. of potatoes, and 40,000 bbls. of apples. With the continued developement of our agricultural lands Arizona will make quite a respectable showing in the sta tistical columns of the Dapart ment of Agriculture. In this day of our national strength, it is humiliating to read in the press dispatches that an English cruiser forcibly searched an American steamer lying in the! neutral harbor at Progreso, Mex ico, and then takes up a position outside the harbor evidently for the purpose of seizing the vessel when it sets sail. If we only had a Grover Cleveland democrat in the White House, and a Bob Ev ans on a battleship, the British would need more than one cruiser' to search an American steamer and get away with it. As a protest against the Sun day closing of the saloons in Chi-! cago by order of the mayor, a parade of 60,000 men marched the streets of the city last Sun day. While this seems quite a demonstration it in fact only rep-j resents about ten men for each ; saloon, and it is a poor saloon that does not have a clientele of. at least a dozen professional sa- \ loon bums, w 7 ho never spend aj cent, but put in their time pan-j handling the customers fora few. drinks. So the parade, in fact, was a protest from the bums for shutting off their daily potion of free drinks. The big liquor in terest and breweries probably? financed the demonstration, andj the result of the parade will fur-| nish more recruits forprohibi-! tion, as the lawlessness of the ’ licensed saloon will be brought! home forcefully to thoughtful, | intelligent men. The state law j of Illinois prohibits open saloons? on Sundav, and yet 60,000 men l can be found who will parade as a protest because the mayor of j the city insists that the law be; enforced. Is it surprising thaO prohibition is spreading? Sup-? pose all the thieves, yegg men, s porch climbers and petty crooks would parade in Chicago because! the mayor had issued an order j that the law was to be enforced, j would it have the desired effect on the law-abiding populace; rath- j er, would it not spur them to a more earnest and united effort to suppress them completely? Let the big liquor interests com mence spending their money to aid the authorities in a strict en forcement of the law, and refuse to allow their product to be sold by a man who violates it, and there may be a chance for them to save a part of the country from going prohibition. Prohi bition got its impetus from the declaration that saloons knew no law they had to respect. The Italian steamship Ancona was torpedoed by a German sub marine Wednesday, entailing the loss of 400 lives. Another op portunity for more diplomatic correspondence by our state de partment, and it is altogether probably that a definite agree ment will be reached in about four years, judging by the speed of the depariment in the past. England don’t like the last American note, which . politely but firmly notifies the alleged ' Mistress of the Sea that her blockade of European ports is not ’ j effective under the interpretation jof the rules of war, and no fur ther seizure of American cargoes will be tolerated. We are for ; peace, so w r e think a battleship ought to convoy the next cargo to Europe, so all the world will know we insist on peace even if we have to fight to get it. Another fire in a “sweatshop” has taken as toil twenty lives of girls. Not sufficient fire escapes and lack of proper safe-guards was the cause. When tenen.ts and property owners are held jointly criminally liable for fail ure to provide proper and suffi cient safe-guards for the em ployes, the evil will find a rem edy in a measure, as a tenant will be slow to assume responsi bility with a landlord. Another measure of protection would be a law requiring the landloid to furnish a certificate to his tenant annually, from the proper city authority, setting forih that the building had been inspected and found fully equipped for safe guarding life. Failure to fur nish the certificate would work a forfeiture of the rents. This kind of a penalty would probably Sget a landlord busy. New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts did not take kind ly to woman suffrage in their I elections last week, defeating the proposition with majorities rang ing from 100,000 to 250,000. The conservative east is a little slow in accepting any innovation on the old order of things. Massachu chusetts was burning witches and heretic long after civilization had decreed that such a method was not the way to build up the Christian religion. Corrupt pol iticians in New York City, whose henchmen are the gamblers, ; crooks and gun men, and a cor ; rupt police force, were opposed ! to the women voting, as it meant jj ;loss of power, prestige and graft. .j Pennsylvania, with its thousands of ignorant Huns and Slavs in | the mines, its grafting politi • cians in the cities, were not look s ing for intelligence as a qualifi [ cation for the franchise. Mr. Wm. Bryan, of Lincoln, Neb., and the three tailors of jTooley street, are in accord with [ each other as to their import j ance. The tailors were “we, the j people, ” but Mr. Bryan is “me (the government.” In a recent .statement opposing President i Wilson’s policy of strengthening lour national defenses to prevent tany foreign interferance with jour national life, Mr. Bryan asks | “why is this time chosen to revo lutionize our national theories | and to exchange our policy for j the policy of Europe?” Where iin is the change in the real gov ernment policy? Os course if j Mr. Bryan imagined he was the | government when he was rat ' tling around in the office of Sec j retary of State, and was promul gating his peace at any price ! doctrine, then there is a change lof policy. The policy of this [country from the meeting of the . continental congress down to the jtime Mr. Bryan landed in the of , fice of Secretary of State—if we I have read history correctly—has [ always been to keep up a military j preparedness, not for conquest, jbut to repell invasion, and to ! maintain and insist that our | rights be respected by all nations. jMr. Bryan’s propagangaof peace ‘ at any price is not making many | converts among red-blooded citi zens in any party, and he will be a mighty lonesome individual in ' the campaign next year. The committee of twelve citi zens who were appointed to de signate the leading citizen of the state of Arizona who is to re ceive special honors at the San Francisco fair, have chosen Dr. L. D. Ricketts, of Bisbee. This makes the Mail man mighty sore. Prof. Cornelius was a member of this committee, and the editor did not get a singie vote, and the Professor claims to be one of our friends. Future Prospects. Prof. Chas. Willis, of the Uni versity school of mines, is quot ed as saying: “In the northeast corner of the state of Arizona are three large counties occupying an area of almost one-third of the state. Coconino, Navajo and Apache are counties of big area and but few people. If you should ask them if mining played any part of their business they would consider it quite a joke, but two large, coal fields are situated within that area. “South of Winslow, in Navajo : county, is one of the largest semi-bituminous coal fields in the western United States but it is absolutely undeveloped yet. In the southern part of Apache county, is another coal field, the Deer Creek field, from which good qualty of bituminous coal has been obtained. “All over these three counties are to be found deposits of iron which in time will be available and used. The mining future of these counties is a little ways off as yet, but it is bound to come as the development and settle ment of the country to the west and northwest bring a market for what they have to offer. “Although it is supposed that nothing is produced in the metals, each of these counties have their little part in the an nual reports. “But the mining resources of these counties are in another age and their turn will come when the mining in the southern part of the state has commenced to lag. When the population has so mov ed west that iron and coal are desired we will hear further from these counties.” Til «TORY_ THE LADIES OF THE MACCA BEES OEM WOULD Hold their meetings every second and fourth Friday of the month in afternoon, in L. O. T. M. hall, Elks’ building. WINSLOW LODGE NO. 536 B. P. 0. E. Meets every Thursday at 8 p. m. at Elks’ hall G. E. Cornelius, E. R. Geo. P. Sampson, Sec’y. A. F. 11 M. Regular meeting second Tues day each month. All sojourning brothers cor dially invited. C. C. Easley, W. M. R. C. Kaufman, Sec’y. "Toro. f. NAVAJO LODGE NO. 27 Meets every Monday evening at 8 o’clock in L. O. T. M. hall Elks’ building. Visiting brothers welcome. M. S. ROY Yacum and House Cleaning Floor Waxing and Carpet Shampooing old Carpets Made to Look Like Newor. Machine Rented for 25 Cts. an Hour. Phone 142. Eva Walker, Dress Making. 413 VV. Fourth Street. LYCEUM ATTRACTIONS, Forth 3 Season of 1914-15 Are Announced. MUSIC AND LECTURES. Array of Talent Which Is Scheduled to Appear Here at Intervals Through . out the Winter. An annual Lyceum entertainment course is now regarded as practically indispensable in nearly 15,000 Ameri can communities, and the number is increasing with each year. Some one has truly said that a Ly eemn attraction, even though it failed to raise a higher standard in the com ruunity, at least never lowered an ex isting standard or in any way leaves a deleterious effect This cannot be said of many other kinds of amuse ment and entertainment. What the winter’s entertainments and lectures are to be in each com munity is usually looked for at this time of the year. The course here this year will be made up of the following attractions: EUGENE LAURANT, MAGICIAN. Eugene Laurant is one of the most notable magicians of whom this coun try has ever boasted. At the meeting held in New York in 1912, attended by 300 magicians, he was decorated with a medal, and later at the meeting of Chicago magicians he received another gold medal. Lam-ant presents many original crea tions in both magic and illusions. He carries two assistants and, of course, a large amount of baggage. Laurant’s program is divided into three parts, and the actual entertainment runs as MAGICIAN LAURANT AND HIS AS SISTANTS. nearly as possible two hours. The in termissibns are not long, and the pian ist fills these with bright music. The first feature is a flower prelude. This is not a little single flower trick such as many magicians offer, but consists of over thirty-five separate and dis tinct flower effects, blended into one pretty little act, and is used only as an introduction to the show proper. Following this prelude Mr. Laurant introduces his latest features of sleight of hand, etc., occupying about thirty minutes. At this point a new novelty is offered in his new French trick, en titled “The Mystic Le Chapeau.” Laurant’s new, startling illusion, “The Soldier, the Priest and the Devil,” has been especially built to replace his great mystery, “The Witch of the Flame.” It is entirely different in ev ery way. “The Soldier, the Priest and the Devil” is a combination of effects, during which Laurant assumes three characters at almost one and the same time. An escape is made in full view, and instantly an appearance is made in the person of “the devil.” Lillian Street, NURSE. GOT Kinsley Avenue. E. P. CON WELL Lawyer Genera! Practice Office Upstairs in Marlay Block, 219 Kinsley Ave. A. Y. MOORE Aitorney-at-Law Notary Public Office Elks’ Building, Winslow, Arizona. Phone 131 THORALD LARSON LAWYER Practice in State and Federal Courts Holbrook : : : : Arizona C. H. 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