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The Winslow Mail.
G. C. BAZELL, 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, - September 5, 1919 WEST WANTS PROOF The Public Lands Committee of the senate has acted favorably on the bill for the leasing - ol government-owned oil lands by a unanimous vote. Included in the bill are provisions which, when it becomes a law, will permit the owners of lawful claims to oil lands in the naval reserves to proceed with their development. A ten year fight .for a square deal and the right to produce oil, is represented in this measure. When success seemed assured on previous occasions the vote getting cry of “conservation’ ’ was used to delay matters. Development of oil fields in western states has been deliber ately held up for ten years by professional politicians playing politics with the resources of these states. Only the passage of the leas ing bill will prove to the west that it is not still being used as a political football. A LITTLE COMMON SENSE In these days of readjustment and hair-trigger strikes, let us talk a little common sense. Never was there so much mon ey in circulation as now, and never was there so much reck less spending, as compared with production. We in America seem prosperous beyond precedent. But a stern condition exists. The world is vastly poorer today than it has been for a long time —ma- terially and immediately poorer than it was five years ago. On a comparatively small frac tion of the world’s surface, but in the very beehive of the world’s industry and commerce, twenty million producing persons are » dead before their time or are permanently unproductive by the war. The machinery with which it produced is wrecked or rusted; the zest to produce is dulled. Goods that sustained life are wholly lost out of the world’s stock. What earthquake and fire were to San Francisco, the war has been to Europe. The world has never before sustained a dead loss of any such proportions. ,It is impossible to say when or how the world will recover; but that it is poorer than it was five years ago is incontro vertible. That it is in debt be yond all previous records the books show. The war increased the debt of Great Britain by for ty billion dollars, and everything produced in the war that was consumed, by the war was lost from the material wealth of the world. \ And yet, we call conditions un precedentedly prosperous. The fact is, we are prosperous on borrowed money; and in so far as we are squandering we are squandering borrowed mon ey. For five years this country had vast prosperity following the civil war. Then came the panic of 1873 —a terrific readjustment. There is no royal road to re covery from war. The fiddler at the war dance always drives a hard bargain. He may take a note of hand as evidence of the debt, but not as payment of the bills Principal and compound in terest must be paid to the last farthing. During the war people looked for the government to do every thing. Unfortunately we got the habit of believing the govern ment could do anything. That illusion served as long as the war lasted. The bottom is out now. The nations at war were not drawing on a vast fund of in definite quantity, a sort of mir aculous widow’s cruse of oil, in exhaustable, undiminis hab 1e . What they were squandering in the terrific game v/as the capi tal of their peoples, all the ac cumulated gains of generations. The struggle could not have gone on much longer. Even America soon would have begun to feel the strain, so prodigious was the effort and so prodigal the expenditures. The central powers collapsed because they could not go farther. It was not exhaution of men, but of capital. Men eat and are clothed from year to year. They have to work if they have food and clothes. There is no other way. What the world must have now is all the production work possible. Otherwise we shall meet disas ter. —Albuquerque Journal. That Amsterdam report that the price of diamonds is going up because of the unprecedented demand on the part of Germans sounds as if Heinie is getting his marks into something with which he hopes to make a get away. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, U. S. Land Office at Phoenix, Arizona, August 16, 1919. Notice is hereby given that Stelzer Tillman, of Winslow, Ari zona, who, ofr May 9, 1914, made homestead entry. No. 025070, for H. E. S. 458, H. E. 025070, a tract of land described by metes and bounds as follows: Begin ning at Cor. No. 1, from whence the one-fourth Cor. between sec tions 23 and 26, T. 13-N., R. 12-E., G. & S. R. B. & M., bears N89,deg.55 mins. E. 13.74 chains; thence S. 10 deg. 42 mins. E., 12.68 chains to Cor. No. 2; thence S. 2 deg. 20 mins. E., 17.40 chains to Cor. No. 3; thence S. 72 deg. 59 mins. E., 9.15 chains to Cor. No. 4; thence N. 56 deg. 49 mins. E. 4.27 chains to Cor. No. 5; thence S. 33 deg. 48 mins. E., 26.73 chains to Cor. No. 6; thence 5..72 deg. 07 mins. W., 9.23 chains to Cor. No. 7; thence N. 8 deg. 09 mins. E., 8.25 chains to Cor. No. 8; thence north 35 deg. 59 mins. W., 12.78 chains to Cor. No. 9; thence N. 72 deg. 32 mins. W., 16.49 chains to Cor. No. 10; thence N. 15 deg. 36 mins. W., 9.97 chains to Cor. No. 11; thence N. 12 deg. 11 mins. E., 9.43 chains to Cor. No. 12; thence N. 5 deg. 16 mins W., 1 chains to Cor. No. 13; The One-Ton Heavy Duty Truck—sl73s NOTICE! Your last opportunity .to purchase the ' 1920 Baby Grand at $1340 as price advances on next shipment SIOO. We Have in Stock=== One “490” Roadster One Baby Grand Touring Chas. E. Siegmund & Sons 423 Kinsley Ave. Phone 266 thence N. 89 deg. 55 mins. E., 2.53 chains to Cor. No. 1, the place of beginning, containing 28.39 acres in Section 26 survey ed, T. 13-N., R. 12-E., G. & S. R. B. & M.j Arizona. Sitgreaves National Forest, has filed notice of intention to make three year proof, to establish claim to the H. H. WINGFIELD Painter and Paperhanger INTERIOR DECORATOR Phone 233 Rigs Now Drilling on land located by me. Other contracts pending. I sur veyed and assisted in surveying of the entire Holbrook-Winslow Oil Structure I can make you exceptionally good offers on locations, on patented, state and governmet located lands. See or Write for O | I^I7ITU Lock Box 386, Particulars £\* JL<« £ ITT Winslow, Arizona THE BREAD PROBLEM SOLVED Just Arrived—New Car MOSES BEST FLOUR Made From Selected Hard Turkey Wheat SOLD BY CHAS. CAMN \ land above described, before Thorwald Larson, U. S. Commis sioner, at Holbrook, Arizona, on the 2nd day of October, 1919. Claimant names as witnesses: Thos. E. Dye, Jose Duran, Wil liam H. Lovelady, Mrs. Mary R. Dye, all of Winslow, Arizona. . 8-29-19 J. L. Irvin, Register. J. F. MAHONEY Notary Public. REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE. Buy lots now jin the Mahoney and Camp bell Additions. Lots sold on easy installment plan. Guaranteed title given purchaser. The Winslow Feed and Sales Stables Chas. Daze, Proprietor General Livery and Transfer Business Grain, Hay and Coal t WHILE accumulating Jfor larger investments there is always encouragement to be gain ed from having one’s SAVINGS working with safety and profit. Being a savings depositor with the Arizona State Bank gives you certain privileges in addition to the interest you receive and the security you enjoy. This bank affords you every possible convenience known to correct Banking Service. 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