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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 eription, $2.00 per year. Friday, - * - June 29, 1917. The Lord loveth a cheerful giver, and this applies with equal force to subscriptions for the Red Cross war fund. No limit to the game. Representative Flake is still a resident in Navajo county, as a letter appeared in an Apache county newspaper from him last week bearing a Snowflake ad dress. It is the first time he has been heard from since the legis lature adjourned, where he dis graced the county that had honored him with its suffrage. The state supreme court hafi upheld the validity of the law which provides that an employe shall be paid in full at the time he quits the service of his em ployer. The case was taken to the higher court by the Arizona Power Co. after a judgment had been returned against them by the superior court of Yavapai county, wherein T. F. Coughlin was the discharged employe and complaining witness. The prohibition provisions em bodied in the food control bill passed by the House last Satur day stops the use of all food stuffs for the manufacture of al coholic beverages, and gives the President power to take over for war purposes all liquors now on hand. The bill is now before the Senate, and will probably be passed this week and sent to the President for his signature. The strict enforcement of all the pro visions of the law will give us practically national prohibition. A Phoenix paper says there has been twelve more murders committed in Maricopa county since Campbell has been gover nor than were committed during the five years of the Hunt admin istration. This is largely charg able to the persistent fight Mr. Hunt made to abolish capital punishment, which law went into effect at the time Gov. Campbell went into office. Mr. Hunt had a theory that if capital punish ment was abolished there would be no murders committed, but it has simply emboldened thuga and gun men into activity. The solons at Washington can not dodge the issue of regulating food prices. They might just as well look the issue squarely in the face as men honestly inter ested in the welfare of their country, and put a stop to food gambling once for all. Before the declaration of war the in creased cost of living forced to unnatural levels by gamblers and trusts brought on many labor troubles to get wages adjusted to an equitable ratio, and if the cost of living continues to soar further labor troubles can be ex pected, and are sure to come. It has been the proud boast that the families of the laboring men of America are the best fed and best clothed of any nation in the world, but if something is not done at once to change existing condition the American laborer will be forced into the same con dition of the peasant and peon of other countries. The American laborer will never peacefully sub mit to such conditions for his family, and 'either the price of living must be reduced, or his wages must be increased com mensurate with the cost of liv ing, Legalized robbery has fin ally reached oppression, and the government must act promptly and decisively to ward off the dark days that are sure to come if the strangling grip of the’ trusts and food gamblers is not released from the throats of the people. I Food Speculation. With the war now two yea’s old in Europe, and all the coun-j tries on the shortest possible dai ly ration, the prices of all kinds of food stuffs in those countries are materially lower than in the United States where there is plenty. What is the reason? It is because in those .monarchies a food gambler would be found guilty of treason to the crown. In this country the food gam blers and trusts are taking ad vantage of the people by using the war as a lever to rob them. To permit food gambling and combinations in times of peace is a crime, but in times of war it is rank treason. Our boasted lib erty has made the organization of trusts and price fixing combi nations legalized banditry, and the anti-trust laws of Congress are ineffective,or the Department of Justice is inefficient in their enforcement. We have the steel, coal and oil trusts, clothing and shoeYrusts, meat, grain and flour trusts, butter and egg trusts, vegetable and food trusts, in fact a trust in every commodity of necessity manufactured or pro duced that can be corralled by holding companies or combina tions of capital. Congress is at tempting to pass a food control bill as a temporary war measure, but its effect will probably re strict the amount of food a fam ily can use, but will not relieve the high prices that are being forced on the laboring peopje of the country. Congress can pass drastic leg islation suppressing these rob bers, but nothing of kind will be done. It is these trusts and illegal combinations that fur nish the money in the campaigns when our senators and congress men are candidates before the people, and they own the sena tors and congressmen just as ef fectively as if they had bought and paid for them at so much a head. For home consumption the senators and congressmen whoop’er up for federal appro priations for their states, appoint political henchmen to office whose principal duties are to go about trumpeting the praises of their makers, introduce a few bills of minor importance, and make a few speeches ringing with pride in their grand old state and love for their constituents which are franked out as campaign docu ments; but when some real good can be done by putting a crimp in the food gamblers and unholy trusts the crack of the trust driv ers whip gets them in line, the “people be damned.” Perhaps our republican form of government is a failure, and we had better return to a mon archy. In a monarchy when the safety of the throne is at stake the absolutism of the ruler makes all his subjects fearful of his vengence should they prey on the necessities of the people, which accounts for the prevail ing low prices of food stuffs in European countries. But in this country where the people rule through trust-ridden representa tives the war is made the basis to exploit the last dollar from the pockets of the laboring class, while the youth and strength of the country are fighting fcr its very existence. When peace comes again and our country is saved, the soldier boys will have to start life anew with nothing but brave hearts and ambitious spirits to capitalize their efforts, while the trust magnates with their millions wrung from the the toiling masses, invested in war bonds toj'escape taxes, will be clipping coupons and looking about for further opportunities to increase their wealth at the expense of the sweat and blood of the laboring men. We have taken Col. Breen’s advice, bought a sack of wool and planted it, and we expect by spring to have a fine crop of sheep. Thus have we done our bit to reduce the high cost of \ living. 1 j If this propaganga on conserv ing food continues, the editor is in favor of getting the married 1 men to organize a club, so we can get something to eat besides , hash. Arizona will have no military j cantonment. Our two senators j and congressmen were each busy j • trying to land the plum for his j particular home town, and while they were playing politics the • cintonments were all established •at other points. Arizona’s re presentatives should remember they do not represent their home > town, but rather are supposed to 5 represent all the people in the 5 state. ] Aaron H. Powers, publisher of the Yavapai Magazine at Pres- I cott, has been named by Gov. , | Campbell as state examiner. Mr. l Powers is said to be exceptional ly ly well equipped both by train ing and experience for the office, j which requires an expert ac , countant. There has been a va cancy existing in this place since ' the first of the year when David ! Johnson, who had been holding the job, resigned to qualify as , state treasurer. OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF, County of Navajo, State of 1 Arizona. Navajo-Apache Bank & Trust Co., a corporation, plaintiff, vs W. H. Burbage, executor of the ! | estate of N. G. Poy, deceased, ; | defendant. Notice of sale of personal property. Under and by virtue of an or ■ der of sale made and entered ■ herein by the superior court of l the state of Arizona, in and for 5 the county of Navajo, in the • above entitled action, directing 5 and ordering the sale of the ■ stock of merchandise belonging J to the estate of N. G. Poy, de ■ ceased, to me directed and de ■ livered, which order is dated and t signed the 11th day of June, A. i D. 1917. i Notice is hereby given, that on i the 10th day of July, A. D. 1917, ■ at ten o’clock a. m., at the door t of the Poy store, Winslow, in i Navajo county, state of Arizona, t I will sell the above described r property at public auction to the f highest bidder for cash. Dated i this 26th day of June, A. D. 1917. 3 R. L. Newman, Sheriff. ) 1 UNswEETENED ilk ! • Goat Milk || H The Incomparable Baby Food j® 3 m The, Perfect Food for Invalids M ©a Works wonders in restoring health to those jaS lgß. suffering with tuberculosis or stomach ixff trouble. Positively solves the problem JjgF 1 of infantile malnutrition, 1 AT LEADING DRUGGISTS Jes Put up in 11-036. Ting dgr - WIDEMANNtGOABIMIiK CO. 3 Physician’s Bls- San Froncisco Cal Arizona 25 % reduction in BACK EAST EXCURSION PARES The Santa Fe will sell, for following dates, round trip tickets to— Chicago $75.00 Kansas City 62.50 being U less than ordinary fares. Similar reductions to other eastern points Dates to Start— June 11-12-16-17-26-27-30. July 1-2-16-17-24-25-31. Others in August and September. Return limit three months. Stopovers permitted enroute. C nil, phone or write H. J. FOUTS, Agent Notice. Tne dumping of garbage and rubbish on the Campbell land east of town must be stopped, and anyone doing it will be pro secuted for trespassing. J. F. Mahoney. In planning the home of to-day, the bath room is given !' far more thought and con sideration than in former years. Mound City- Bath Room Enamel Is greatly in demand for enameling the walls and wood work of bath rooms in both old and new dwellings on ac count of its rich white lustre and its resistance to both water and wear. Get it at CHAS. GAHN General Merchandise. Winslow, Ariz. . —- Graduation and Rich Wedding Presents. are what we are showing in the line of Jewelry, or Cut Glass ware. Spoons for use or orna ment and a long list of other artistic useful articles. We have ; also a beautiful line of Fine China Ware always a dainty and acceptable gift. Prices to fit all purses.) E. H. BLACK JEWELER. "n t henderson Contracter & Builder. Plans, Specifications and Estimates furnished for any kind of Construction, ALL WORK GUARANTEED ACCURATE AND RELIABLE. References furnished upon request. K T. HENDERSON. P. 0. Box 235. Holbrook, Ariz. Tailoring , Cleaning Ladies Work a and Pressing. Specialty . C. M. GILBERT 112 East Second Ave. Telephone 13. ♦ Telephone 192 Office: Downs Building t i D.E. HANKS ♦ - - l 't General Livery and Transfer Busi- ♦ : ness. Hay, grain, feed, coal and wood. : l t £ Delivered to All Pars of the City. I £ Fine Horses and Good Buggies for Hire. X The Winslow Feed and Sales Stables Chas Daze, Proprietor General Livery and Transfer Bussiness OrAi”*.. Hav and Coal J. F. MAHONEY, Real Estate and Insurance. Buy lots now in the Mahoney and Camp bell Additions. Lots sold on easy installment plan. Guaranteed title given purchaser. We have a few bargains in residence property for sale: 4-ROOM residence, corner of Winslow and Ist. street. 4-ROOM residence, corner of Snyder and 3rd, street. 4-ROOM house on Aspinwall for sale cheap. STORE ROOM on Front Street for Rent. STORE ROOM on Kinsley Ave. Living rooms in rear. FLAGSTAFF CELEBRATION B. P. 0. Elks. Red Cross. July 3-4 Flagstaff offers two big days of celebration on the 3rd and 4th of July that it will be hard to equal anywhere in the state. With the superb climate of Flagstaff during the summer months you will find it an ideal place to spend a few days vaca tion and at the same time have the biggest time of your life. The Flagstaff Band will fur nish music for the Open Air Dancing on both nights and with the spectacular fire works display each evening you will enjoy yourself to the limit. There will be many amusement concessions and you will get something for your money as well as a good time. The Auto and motorcycle races will be a big feature of the two days celebration. The big parade of floats and decorated automobiles will be well worth seeing as nearly every auto in Flagstaff will be in this big parade. The Indians will be on deck in full force with their novel and entertaining dances and races. If you have never seen a real Indian dance, this is your op portunity. This celebration is given by the Elks and Red Cross Chapter and while a benefit for these local organizations you will receive full value for the time you will spend at Arizona’s greatest celebration. Bring your family and spend two days among the pines. REDUCED RAILROAD RATES.