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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, - - - April 12, 1918. The German View. The German writer, Tannen berg, in Gross-Deutschland of 1911, outlines his views of policies that should govern in Greater Germany as follows: “All voters must be married and 30 years of age. Voting rights will be conferred only on those admitted to the rights of complete citizenship. Those only may become complete citizens whose mother tongue is German, whose education corresponds to that of the common school, who are of pure German blood, and who take the oath of allegiance. All officials will use the German language. Books, papers, periodi cals and pamphlets of all kinds must be printed in German. For eign books may be imported only after authorization by the state and on payment of 100 per cent ad valorem tax. Foreign news papers must obtain the same authorization and pay the same tax. No foreigner shall acquire house or lands.” Perhaps if the United States at the close of this war will take a hint from Germany, and amend our laws about on this same line we will never again be troubled with the question of spies and enemy sympathizers in case of another war. In this country we allow a foreigner to vote just about as soon as he can cleanse himself of the smell of Ellis Island, and in a few years he commences holding office, and in time we find him in the halls of Congress with power to direct the destiny of the country, or sitting on the bench in a judicial capacity to pass on the rights of an American citizen as against a son of his native land. We have hundreds of newspapers published in all the foreign lan guages, in which they can criti cize this country, its government and rulers, and stir up sedition and treason without fear of de tection except in very aggravated cases, when the government’s attention has been called particu larly to some gross violation. The circulation of newspapers, books, periodicals and pamphlets should not be permitted unless they are printed in English. * Only the English language should be al lowed to be spoken in public ad dresses, and no other language should be taught in the public schools. It is time we began to Americanize America. We have been catering already too long to the cultivation of the community of races and nationality, and overlooking Americanism. In other words it has been a handi cap to be an American-born citi zen, as compared to being a naturalized citizen of some other nationality, and it is time now to reverse the rule so that it means something to be an American. The only way to do this is to de prive all foreign-born citizens of the right of franchise until they have resided in this country for twenty-one years, and deny them for all time the right to hold any elective or appointive office under our government. If we have a little less hysteria ancl a little more common sense and quiet patriotic zeal in meet ing all the problems of the war as they confront us from time to time, we will get considerably further along on the march to victory. It is going to take sol diers and money, and millions of each, to win this struggle against Prussianism, and simply stand ing on the street corners hurrah ing about our patriotism, and criticizing other people who are not hurrahing so loud, as disloy alists, is not getting anywhere. Do less hurrahing, and buy more bonds. There lies the road to victory. A lady writing about Liberty Bonds uses a few epigrams we should all commit to memory, and we reproduce a few: “Cru cified humanity can only feel dis gust for idle money;” “Slacker dollars offer first aid to murder;” “What’s the use of the soldiers fighting and dying over there if we fellows back home are not in the fight too?” “Buy bonds that come easy, then buy more that cause you thought, then buy a few with a touch of anxiety, then really be a soldier and sac rifice. Buy till you know from the feel of it that you are a man and in the fight at last.” William Jennings Bryan will be the chautauqua attraction at Miami on May 20th. We do not know what his subject will be, but he will deliver a beautiful oration well worth hearing if he even talks on “bottles, sacks and old rags.” And his words will point a moral and adorn a tale as they ripple along like a babbling brook, scintillating with good cheer and the higher ideals that make for a better citizenship. State Senator D. H. Claridge, of Graham county, has announced himself as a candidate for the democratic nomination of state tax commissioner. We are not personally acquainted with the senator, but we understand he does not belong to the booze ele ment of the democratic state ma chine, which leads us to believe he would make an excellent can didate if he could secure the nomination. Democracy is going to be on trial this fall at the primaries; whether the whiskey element or the decent respectable element will win out in the selec tion of party candidates. The question of Sunday closing bobs up serenely about every so often in different communities. The way to solve that matter most effectively is to have the legislature pass a law making it a felony for any employer to have an employe work on Sunday. When the employer finds he must do the Sunday work he will soon conclude that Sunday closing is a good thing. All the talk about infringing the liberties of the people by Sunday closing is the veriest rot. The employer is not interested in anything but the money he can rake in on that day, and while his employes are working he is enjoying life riding in his automobile, and taking a day of rest. If the employer is so deeply interested in safe guarding the liberties of the people let him keep his place of business open, and give the em ployes a day of rest. We are inclined to believe a lot of people are imbued with the idea that this country is now in the war, and it will soon be ended. You are only deceiving yourself. We are in the war yet, but just beginning to get into it. We have a few men only in France, but more are going for ward every day, and with every division sent over, the more the responsibilities increase for the people who are left behind. To date not an individual has been called upon to make a single sac rifice, except those families who have given their sons to go to the war, but with the increasing army at the front the day is coming when we will all be called upon to make some sacrifices, and they may be many and oner ous; and then comes the real test of the patriotism of the people here at home. If we stand up heroically and uncomplaining under the gruelling deprivation of the accustomed luxuries and comforts that this war may be fought to a successful issue, we can take our places in the ranks as heroes just as much as if we were on the firing line, but the ones who shirk their responsi bilities, growl and complain at the hardships imposed, and re fuse to deny themselves are in the class with the deserters and the slackers. Nat Goodwin is the star in the movie entitled “The Marriage Bond,” and no one is better equipped by experience to por tray the story than Nat, who has been divorced four times, and only last week was cited to ap pear in court to defend a divorce suit instituted by his present wife. Nat evidently considers a marriage bond a mere scrap of paper. Judging by, the press reports of arrests, it looks as though all the new religious fads that have sprung up in the past few years are but little more than breeding places for sedition and treason. The constitutional privilege of religious liberty has been sadly overworked, and the section should be amended at once that religious liberty must have as its basic principle devoted loyalty to our country and its flag. An Illinois mob last week hung German for alleged seditious re marks on the war. This is going rather too strong for individual enforcement of loyalty. We be lieve every community should be organized to demand loyalty from its people, even to the extent of inflicting some punishment, but to take a man out and hang him for alleged pro-Germanism is simply letting down the bars for a reign of terror and anarchy. The Bisbee deportation was pulled off under the guise of being a patriotic demonstration, and while the mob spirit was rampant some of those men might have been murdered, and the mob would have claimed justification on the ground of patriotism. Even under martial law sedition or disloyal sentiments are not punishable with death, and cer tainly civilians are exceeding all bounds of good citizenship when they inflict the death penalty on some German whom they think has made indiscreet or seditious remarks. Let good Americans be always on guard, but let them also keep their heads cut in while cleaning up the country of dis loyalty. ANNOUNCEMENT. The estate of D. E. Hanks will continue to operate the business of the late D. E. Hanks. Transfer, Fuel, Hay, Grain. Prompt attention given all orders. Office Downs Building. Phone 192. I New FORD CARS and Ford Accessories Depot. P. B. KIDDOO, Agent. A complete stock of all parts on hand, and car can be repaired without delay. I PROMPT Si EFFICIENT SERVICE. ERICKSON, THE TAILOR. The “boss” has left the city for a few months in search of health, but I am leaving Mr. Walter Hinsley in charge of the business, and I know he is a high class tailor, and I guarantee his work. Our Spring Line of Fabrics are on Display. Phone 64. 110 Kinsley Avenitt Wash Day Sale. The ladies of St. Martha’s guild will hold their “wash day sale” at the guild house Tuesday afternoon, April 16th. The arti cles offered for sale will be aprons, sun bonnets, and such other paraphenalia that the wo men need on wash days. There will be no “blue Mondays” if you attend this sale, and fit your self out for such labor. All Baking^^J comes in, all baking fIK 111 ahead and mix up bak- l| i® cakes — anything without fear d ■ of uncertainty. Calumet makes B I CALUMET i 9 BAKING POWDER 9 R is the most popular because it does give ££ 8 most perfect results. It has the big m gest demand because it is the most de- p§ jfl pendable. The fact that it is the big- Sjgj « gest seller proves that it is the best, K A trial will convince you that there is jpg B none “just as good.” Buy acan —if you Kgj i are not satisfied take it back and jpg HR Calumet contains only such ingre- fiju , dients been gjjgMl You ia it when you buy it. You save when you me it. To be a slave to your appetite is to be an ally of the Kaiser. Gumption— means “quickness of perception;’’ “COMMON SENSE.” Every man ought to cultivate gumption if he was born without it. Every business man ought to be quick to perceive that his best banking interests are best served by the bank tLat constantly exercises the highest degree of real banking service, with the utmost promptness and cour tesy; then common sense will direct him to connect with that bank. To you, Mr. Business Man and Professional Man, we suggest The Bank of Winslow. Let Us Serve You This company ia a public servant in a greater capacity than other utilities, such as the railroad, the gas or electric light and power companies, because it serves you day and night —often times in matters of extreme importance. The doctor, the police or the fire department are immediately summoned by our rapid service. We give prompt connection with the trades-people or your friends. Have you a phone? The cost is reasonable and is something few people can afford to do without. We are a home institution and are vitally interested in the town’s welfare. We can help you. You can help us. Let’s get together. Winslow Telephone Co. D. E. JEFFERY, Manager Pine and Pinon Wood Just to Fit your Stove. Phone 118. We Sell and Deliver 2000 Pounds of Coal for a Ton. City Fuel & Transfer Co. All Transfering Guaranteed. The Winslow Feed and Sales Stables Chas. Daze, Proprietor General Livery and Transfer Business Grain, Hay and Coal ■''•viijM' HfSl \ .4-. r fcTvkT £>U'\