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The Winslow Mail.
J. H. CHAPMAN, Editor. Entered as seeond-clas9 matter at the poatoffice of Winslow,' Arizona, under Act of Congress of Uarcb 1. 1878. Published every Friday. Sub cription, $2.00 per year. Friday, - - - May 24, 1918. What is the reason all the can didates in the state are dodging a declaration on the initiative and referendum law? Are they afraid the corporations and the habitues of the underworld would oppose their election if it was known they was in favor of wiping it out of the organic law of the state? Sid Osborn’s alleged platform recites that he is a loyal citizen, and he wants the democrats of Arizona to reward him by nomi nating him for governor. Is loy alty and patriotism at such a low ebb in the state that a man must be rewarded with an office be cause he says he is a patriot? A true patriot is one who will not wink at or condone any violation of law, or remain silent when soldiers are being debauched by Hun sympathizers. Will Sid come out in the open and take a stand on that San Diego affair? The three outlaws, Tom and John Powers and Tom Sisson, who murdered the sheriff and two deputies of Graham county, have been found guilty of the crime and been sentenced to life imprisonment. The people of this state who are responsible for the law abolishing capital punishment must certainly feel proud of their achievement. It is a parody on justice when three outlaws can shoot down three peace officers in cold-blood, and get away with a life sentence. An initiative petition should be started at once to reinstate a capital punishment law, so cold blooded murderers would get their just deserts. Land Commissioner W. A. Mouer is out in an official an nouncement of his candidacy for the democratic nomination for governor. Elsewhere his an nouncement is printed in full, and it clearly shows he stands for something besides being a loyal, patriotic citizen. He makes himself clear on several impor tant matters in which the people of the state are interested. In other words he is not seeking a reward for being a loyal citizen, and hiding his policies behind a declaration of his patriotism. Mr. Mouer takes a positive stand on the red-light abatement law, but he has omitted his position on another equally important meas ure that is now being held up by the referendum —the anti-gam bling law. Mr. Mouer should be equally explicit in that matter also. __ W. W. Phelps, the defaulting president of the Riverside (Calif.) bank, who stole over $50,000 from that institution, was sentenced to seven and a half years in the federal prison at McNeil’s Island. The court offered as an excuse for the light penalty the extenu ating mental condition of the de fendant. The testimony showed Phelps was one of the organizers of the bank in 1906, and was made cashier. In 1909 he com menced stealing the funds of the institution whenever he needed the money, increasing the amount of his peculations as his criminal instinct developed, but because a couple of physicians testified it was their judgment that in the past few years they did not consider the prisoner mentally responsible, he is let off with a lighter sentence than a common burglar. The mistake Phelps made was in not stealing $50,000 the day before he con fessed, and then he would have been released as insane. Com mon thieves make a mistake in plying their trade until they can establish themselves in a com munity as a prominent citizen. Political parties in the state this year should scrutinize all the candidates carefully, and elimin ate the booze fighters from their tickets. A booze fighter in Ari zona under our law is a law breaker, and law breakers should not be placed in office if we ex pect to have the laws enforced. Decoration Day, May 30th, takes on special significance this year by the proclamation of the President setting it aside as a special day for prayers for the safety and welfare of our cause, His blessings on our arms, and a speedy restoration of an honor able and lasting peace to the nations of the earth. The new registration law re quiring all young men who have attained the age of twenty-one 3ince June sth last year to ap pear for registration, has been passed, and the military author ities are now preparing to have the registration day on June 5. It is estimated this new registra tion will add 800,000 more sol diers to the army. The administration at Wash ington has taken the position that the several states can pass laws extending the voting privi lege to soldiers who are in camps in this country, but the right cannot be extended to the sol diers oversea. And even in the local camps only such literature can be distributed as gives in structions as to the method of marking ballots. Campaign liter ature to influence voters in the exercise of their privileges will not be permitted. The govern ment has probably heard of the San Diego affair, and does not want any more office-holders or politicians mixing up with the soldiers. Sid Osborn ought to get out a special edition of his copy-righted platform and mail it to all the voters so they will know he is a patriot. There might be doubt in some voter’s mind on the ques tion. And as Sid is the only patriot in the state he ought to get the office. We have heard of men running for office on the single proposition that they had only one leg or arm, and even in in this county we elected a man on the campaign issue that he needed the money, but Sid is the first man to make the attempt to get an office just because he says he is a patriot; and he furnishes no affidavits to prove his declar ation. A federal grand jury has in dicted a lot of prominent busi ness men in Bisbee for their con nection with the deportation of the miners in that camp last July, but why don’t the federal author ities have a grand jury investi gate the deportation of the miners from Gallup, which was a far more disgraceful outrage than the Bisbee incident. The Bisbee deportation was for the purpose of ridding the community of the I. W. W. agitators and their sup porters, in which organized labor took an active part; but the Gallup outrage was perpetrated solely to intimidate the union miners who refused to work when the Guggenheim interests purchased the mines and abro gated the union contract. A gang of outlaw gun men were imported and organized under the leader ship of the sheriff, who goes under the name of Roberts in New Mexico, and peaceful citi zens, several of them in no way connected with the miners, were rounded up with the aid of a gatling gun and shipped out of the town. In both the Bisbee and Gallup incidents the railroad companies should be made parties in criminal actions, and also for personal damages, because these men were transported without paying fares, and no effort was made to collect. This of itself is sufficient evidence that the rail road companies had guilty knowl edge they were aiding and abet ting an unlawful enterprise, and voluntarily furnished the equip ment as their contribution. Says the Superior Sun: “The Winslow Mail insists that the copper companies remove their hands from the throat of state politics. Good God! Are the copper companies responsible for the appearance of Geo. W. P. Hunt and that batch of illiter ates and incompetents holding down the fat jobs in the state house?” The Sun editor should read it again. The Winslow Mail did not say copper companies. It said corporations. That, natur ally, included copper companies. We are free to admit Gov. Hunt was not put in office by the cor porations, and they have been carrying on a most despicable warfare against him since the day he took office and they dis covered he could not be controll ed. But we want to suggest to the Sun edito" that with the sin gle exception of Gov. Hunt, the “batch of illiterates and incom petents holding down fat jobs in the state house” are corporation hirelings, who were elected to their office by the favor and mon ey of corporate interests, and they are delivering the goods ev ery day like the faithful slaves they are. It has always been our theory that if we bought a man he should stay bought, and we admire the gang for their loyalty, even though they are to be condemned for being pliant tools. There are two kinds of democ racy in this state —Hunt democ racy and corporation democracy, and if we wanted to be a demo crat we would choose the former. The only trouble with the Hunt brand is the number of renegade politicians who are masquerad ing in the faith so they can ride into office, and if they succeed they forget the Hunt brand, and join in with the corporation gang where the loaves and fishes are divided. The only democratic politician in the state who is a genuine Hunt democrat, so far as we know, is one Geo. W. P. Hunt, who sticks to the tenets at a sacrifice. The other fellows are the “you know me, Al” kind who give a knowing wink to the corporation pluggers. Have the corporations of Arizona ever at tempted to defeat any other dem ocratic nominee except Hunt? He is the one man who has re fused to do their bidding. He don’t know how to wink. He is too plain spoken. BUY YOUR WINTER COAL NOW! We have just received a letter from the coal administrator, which reads as follows: “You are requested from a patriotic standpoint to urge your customers to place without delay their orders for coal to cover their needs to next April.” “Arizona is in a position to assist a great deal in solving the transportation problem by obtaining a sufficient supply of coal this summer so that the cars and locomotives required to handle the coal may be utilized in other branches during the winter months.” We are in position to furnish you the very best lump coal, and hope to receive your orders without delay. City Fuel & Transfer Co. All Transfering Guaranteed. New FORD CARS I and Ford Accessories Depot. P. B. KIDDOO, Agent. A complete stock of all parts on hand, and car can be repaired without delay. , PROMPT AND EFFICIENT SERVICE. L I Furnished room for rent. In quire 410 west First street. West Winslow Lumber and Wood Co., on the “Y’\ All orders promptly filled. Phone 241. Report of the condition of the Arizona State Bank, at Winslow in the State of Arizona, at the close of business May 10, 1918. RESOURCES. Loans and Discounts, less due from Directors $ 304,281 02 Due from Directors None Overdrafts 1,629 22 United States Bonds 3,000 00 State, County and Municipal Bonds 12.000 00 Other Bonds, Stocks, Securities, etc. None Banking House, Furniture and Fix tures 17,588 23 Specie $ 11,835 69 Legal Tender and National Bank Notes 3,929 00 Exchanges for Clearing None Other cash items 2,000 00 Due from State and Nation al Banks, Approved Re serve Agents 63,336 67 Due from State and Nation al Banks not Reserve Agents 1,581 74 State and county warrants 4.324 60 Suspense Account. 5 84 Total 423.532 01 LIABILITIES Capital Stock paid in 40,000 00 Undivided Profits 7,085 22 1 Individual Deposits subject to check $207,395 10 Savings Deposits 20,635 96 Time Certificates of Deposit 139,104 30 Certified checks 2,062 75 Cashier’s checks outstand ing 839 43 Due State and National Banks 6,409 25 Due Individuals and Corporations other than Banks and Depositors .... None Bills Payable None Bills Rediscounted None Total 423,532 01 State of Arizona, County of Navajo ss. I, R. C. Kaufman, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. R. C. Kaufman, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21 day of May, 1918. J. F. Mahoney, Notary Public. Correct Attest. R. H. Tuttle, L. M. Shipley, Directors. Report of the condition of the Bank of Winslow, at Winslow, in the State of Arizona, at the close of business May 10th, 1918. RESOURCES: Loans and Discounts, less due from Directors $ 328,847 22 Due from Directors None Overdrafts 1,789 95 United States Bonds 24,000 00 State, County and Municipal Bonds... None Other Bonds, Stocks, Securities, etc... 19,506 15 Banking House, Furniture and Fix tures 10,300 00 Real Estate 4,500 00 Specie 12,093 71 Legal Tender and National Bank Notes 12,852 50 Exchanges for Clearing .... None Other Cash items None Due from State and National Banks, Approved Reserve Agents 75,724 69 Due from State and National Banks not Reserve Agents 756 90 Total 490,370 12 LIABILITIES: Capital Stock paid in 25,000 00 Surplus 15,000 00 Undivided Profits less current ex penses and taxes paid 660 81 Individual Deposits subject to check 254,399 16 Time Certificates of Deposit 194,359 63 Cashier’s checks outstanding 950 52 Due State and National Banks None Due Individuals and Corporations other than Banks and Depositors None Bills Payable None Bills Rediscounted None Total 490,370 12 State of Arizona, County of Navajo, ss. I. Geo. H. Keyes, Jr., Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Geo. H. Keyes, Jr., Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of May, 1918. J. F. Mahoney, Notary Public, Correct Attest N. S. Bly, Directors. Arizona State Bank. Winslow, Arizona. 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