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The^M^Mail 'tte'Meteor City * Bam W. Proctor. Business Manager Charles P. Mason Editor Entered as second-class matter at the postoffice of Winslow, Arizona, under act of Congress March 1, 1579 Official Paper of Winslow and the Arizona Live Stock Sanitary Board. Published Tuesday and Friday Three Months $1.25 Six Months $2.25 One Year $4.00 No Subscription accepted for less than three months I THE YOUNG PEOPLE WYI7E WILL have to admit that. " all things considered, young •people are more reckless today than they were in the days of our grandfathers. There are reasons for this,” Dr. Deets Pickett, Wash ington, D. C., told the ministers at Clarksburg, West Virginia, last week. Dr. Deets Picket is research sec retary of the Board of Temper ance, Prohibition and Public Mor als. He has been making a survey and study of modern literature, plays and theatres. Dr. Pickett has also been studying boxing and prizefighting as it effects the mor ale of the American youth. “I come tonight with a defense and a challenge,’ ’said Dr. Pickett. “A defense because lam a young man and the ways of youth today seem to be arousing the country. A challenge because I am a young man and there are some things in this country that will never be bet ter until young people make them better. “Are young people today worse than they were when our grand fathers and grandmothers were causing their parents sleepless nights? Perhaps they are. There are reasons for this. In the first place they have at their command greater wealth than the world ever knew before and wealth express ing itself in terms of comfort and luxury as well as of power, mul tiplies the influence of every evil ns well as every good deed. Our grandfathers were limited by the trotting range of ‘old Dobbin’ hitch ed to the farm buggy. The young man of today is limited only by the range of a high-powered automo bile. The radio brings vaudeville and jazz into his home; his bulg ing pocket book gives him the price of favors that may be bought. Ifeere is also the element of an increased leisure. Young as I am, I can remember the time when the workmen toiled from six to six. "Now there are as many hours of play as there are of work. Pub lic golf links and tennis courts and swimming pools offer new oppor tunities for play but, nevertheless, time hangs heavy on the hands of millions of young people who long for excitement, adventure, experi ence. There is also the considera tion that our parents are more care less than they used to be. Former ly father and mother were chiefly concerned with rearing their chil dren and they made that supreme duty in life the subject of thought and prayer. Today father is play ing golf and mother is at the beau ‘ty parlor having her hair waved. Parents are too busy with their own amusements to pay much at tention to their children. “Os course under these circum-1 •stances, youth is punishing its own Teputation. But let us not forget that never before in the nation's history has youthful idealism been so vigorous. The conferences of -church young people, the institutes where they put in long hours of study of methods by which they can help their fellow men, these prove that the heart of youth today is as warm and as true as it ever was. “But I want you to get this thought; even in their misbehavior young people today are more sin ned against than sinning. They are being exploited for profit or as a means of over turning the tradi tions and customs of the country. The erotic dances are evolved by bald-headed dancing masters. The erotic plays are written and pro duced by men of maturity; salaci ous novels and magazines are not the product of youth even though they are produced for youth. “In the first place we want to note the existence of a small but determined group composed mostly of the product of recent immigra tion which is actively hostile against the social organization and historic customs of America. They believe that ‘Puritanism’ must be destroy ed before we can have the beauti ful America of which they dream. They sneer at religion. Decency is hypocricy; mercy is weakness; justice—there -is no such thing. This group is trying to capture the youth of today because that youth represents America’s future and they know that if the youthful mind can be captured, America will have broken with its past. What ef frontery then to call us reformers! W T e are not reformers. We are de fenders of America, of its history, of the precious things which have made it great. “The people are hostile to pro hibition because they consider it the very flower of Puritanism. But let me tell you this, prohibition has already so grounded itself in the economics of this country that it could not be pulled out without a social revolution infinitely greater than that which marked the pass ing of the saloon. Our prosperity is founded upon it. The very ex istence of a dozen necessary trades depends upon it. Certainly the en forcement of the law is not perfect, but even imperfect enforcement has so far reduced liquor consumption in America that the savings banks Are overflowing that realty values have enormously increased, that the turn-over of legitimate trade is far greater than ever before, that the entire standard of the American people has been raised immensely and the difficulties of prohibition enforcement are gradually passing. Opponents may sneer at such a statement but these difficulties are tangible things. We know that they are and we know they are over come. Just as has occurred in a score of states, prohibition is pass ing through the period of rough waters and is coming into the safe harbor of accepted policy. “We want sports freed from gambling and brutality. The more sport there is the better we will like it. The world needs it. It needs amateur sport and profes sional sport. The gambler who lays his corrupt hand upon every possible activity is the greatest enemy of sport and the second greatest enemy is the exhibition of brutality in professional prizefight ing. “And we want a return of the conventions which crystallize a re spect for womanhood. ‘Where wo man is honored, the Divinities are complaisant; where woman is de spised, it is useless to pray to God.’ Youth is tired of Jthe -eternal paw ing and mauling its young woman hood is receiving in the kind of dancing we have today. It is sick of the vulgarity of ‘petting.’ It wants a return of the gracious and beautiful feminine influence which is the only guarantee of strength and purity of the generation to come.” ANONYMOUS CONTRIBUTIONS a week passes but what The Mail receives contributions for publication from writers who do not sign their names. One of the rules of all newspapers is that no anonymous letters shall be printed, but once in awhile The Mail breaks the most important of its own rules and does print arti cles without knowing whom the writer may be. Generally we have a pretty good hunch, for oftentimes they are on subjects which some one has broached to us, or the sta tionery, or handwriting, or even the print of the typewriter may be known, or the postmark, or any one of a lot of other little clues en ables us, more often than not, cor rectly to name the writer. One came this week. It has in it a phrase used in our presence a few days ago by a good friend with whom we were talking. It hap pens to be in verse form, blankety blank verse, if you understand the hiatus, and as he is perhaps over modest about his skill as a versi fier, he signs not his name, but he might as well have done so, for everyone of the evidences mention ed above gave him away. He will probably deny authorship, so we won’t print his name. We’re only using a part of it, however. The fourth verse of his poem reads: . . . And awakes my very soul To the fact that I’ll soon have to split kindling And carry out cinders and ash. These homely duties annoy me And cause my feelings to clash— My feelings—poetic, esthetic — Which delight not in ash pans and trash. The sentiment accords so close- Painting Decorating and Paper Hanging Investigate My Work and Then Ask for Prices W. B. STETSON Phone 445 322 West Second St, Wall Paper Sample Books at Standard Furniture Company ly with what our own was before we got the old Round Oak out of the woodshed last week and grunt ingly lifted its pipes, that we have used this portion. They give a bet ter picture of the sad autumn than any words of our own could do. However, in the future, any one who gets stories printed in this well-known family journal has to accept his own responsibility and sign his articles. This is the last annonymous contribution which will even be considered. The Nightingale By LORETTA BAUER (Written for The Mail) v Oh nightingale, would thy saddness night, Why is your singing so sad? Why are the notes of your silver throat Plaintive, tonight, and not glad The moonlight and rose, are they not beauty enough To make thy sad heart glad Or does the silver branch of the tree which you swing Make thee sad? Perhaps the shadow of thy beauty In the silver pool beneath, Oh that you saw a rosebud smiling Would it make thy singing sweet? I know t’would make my poor heart gladder, Oh silver nightingale, of the silver were mine, And the joy in my heart were giv en, To make the depths of thy music divine. Does Your Motor Pump Oil? Do Your Spark Plugs Foul? See The B and B Spark Plug Self-Cleaning, Air-Cooled ASK FOR FREE DEMONSTRATION Call on HESSER and HARDING Phone 251 W»H"M"l'*++W"M'+*’M :"l'+******‘ • ••; i • ‘ * " «• • > ii ii i • ■. :: 1,/ :: ’ !! • i • • i l I We have told you before to buy Coal early, !! • a • ! and we repeat again, buy Coal now, while !! • i. I delivery is assued and prices are less than • a » ! they may be later. !! » 11 • • • * i • » 11 > 11 i Carduff Transfer Co. i! > • • ■ a • Re-roof now —and pay later! You needn’t draw on your savings to get a strong, leak-proof Genasco Latite Roof over your home. You can pay in - llllr ten ea3 y monthly payments out of cur- P* rent earnings—just as you may have paid Front View of a Genasco for your home cr your motor car. Latite shingle, in three Don’t delay re-roofing until the rain ?ed, U EteeS r andbfue°b°lck. gets through and the damage is done. Let us put these wonderful Genasco A&k. Latite Shingles right over your old worn out wo °d shingles. You can get any type of Genasco Roofiing on this 10-payment plan. Back View of a Genasco OLDS BROS. LUMBER CO. Latite Shingle showing the Contractors and Builders underneath. Genasco skin Jit* THE WINSLOW MAIL r The Joyful Grapes By JACK O'BRIEN (Written for The Mail) J Good Omar passed along but left the grape, For other folks therefrom, its joys to take Did Fitgerald then forget or just neglect, To translate from Rubiyat the mag ic text? Os how good Omar then, as man and boy, Could from the grape take such in spiring joy? Alas, alas, translater, how could you Forget recipe of how to make the brew. The moving finger wrote and hav ing writ The Rubiyats philosophy and w T it Neglected not to tell of Omar’s joys, But alas forgot recipe for future boys. o KANSAS CITY STOCK YARD REPORT October 9, 1925 By CHAS. M. PIPKIN Correspondent V —^ Hog prices strengthened Tuesday and Wednesday, but broke sharply in the past two days. Sheep and lambs are strong to 50 cents high er than last week, and in a firm position under active demand. Some of the better grades of fed and grass fat steers are stronger this week, but the general price pos- ition on others is unchanged. Kil lers bought freely. There is an active demand for stockers and feeders. This Week’s Receipts Receipts this week were 76.884 cattle, 27,635 calves, 32,805 hogs, and 43,703 sheep, compared with 71.548 cattle, 17.100 calves, 38,520 hogs, and 56,358 sheep, a week ago, and 81,692 cattle, 19,066 calves, 56,868 hogs, and 57,033 sheep a year ago. Beef Cattle Though receipts this week were the largest of the season, prices have been w T ell maintained, and in some cases are higher than last week. Yearlings sold up to sl4 and strong weight steers up to $13.75. Other fed steers brought $9 to $13.25. None was in the full fed prime class and strictly finished steers would have sold at $15.00 or better had they been available. Grass fat steers brought $5.50 to $8.75. The better classes were quoted strong. Some steers that NOTICE All auto drivers who have not secured their drivers license will get them Thursday and Friday, October 15th and 16th. W. E. Shum way will be here two more days only. Get your license or you can’t drive a car. Charter No. 12,581 Reserve District No. 12 Report of Condition of THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK At Winslow, in the State of Arizona, at the Close of Business on September 28, 1925. RESOURCES 1. Loans and discounts, including rediscounts, acceptances of other banks, and foreign bills of exchange or drafts, sold | with indorsement of this bank (except those shown in b * f254 -SS«S 2. Overdrafts, secured, none; unsecured, $540.53 0 • 4. U. S. Government securities owned: a. Deposited to secure circulation (U. S. bonds par value) 50,000.00 b. All other United States Government securities (including premiums, if any) 119,167.4 1R01(57i9 5. Other bonds, stocks, securities, etc.: ..... Federal Reserve Bank Stock .. r Registered County Warrants 6. Banking House, $13,540.83; Furniture and fixtures, $7,938.72 Jl, 479.55 8. Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank 10. Cash in vault and amount due from national banks •• 54,yz».z.j 11. Amount due from State banks, bankers, and trust companies in the United States (other than included in Items 8,9, and 10) 19,225.83 13. Checks on other banks in the same city or town as reporting bank (other than Item 12) wlTooea'"’ Total of Items 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 74,428.63 14 a. Checks and drafts on banks (including Federal Reserve Bank) located outside of city or town of reporting bank 1.527.50 b. Miscellaneous cash items *>588.01 4,115.51 15. Redemption fund with . S. Treasurer and due from U. S. Treasurer “00.00 !6. Other,assets, it any "n.-.u V.ls LIABILITIES 17. Capital Stock paid in ? s °’2™'?,[! 18. Surplus fund odu.uu 19. a Undivided profits, $6,558.87. c Less current expenses paid 5,393.58 i.ioo.za 21. Circulating notes outstanding sq’<*97 s q’<*97 in 23. Amount due to national banks 25. Certified checks outstanding Total of Items 22,23,24.25, and 26 6,256.84 Demand deposits (other than bank deposits) subject to Reserve (deposits payable within 30 days): 27. Individual deposits subject to check 265,886.76 28. Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 days (other than for money borrowed) - 25,597.85 29. State, county, or other municipal deposits secured by pledge of assets of this bank or surety bond 64,629.00 Total of demand deposits (other than bank deposits) sub ject to Reserve, Items 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, and 32 356,113.61 Time deposits subject to Reserve (payable after 30 days, or sub ject to 30 days or more notice, and postal savings): 33. Certificates of deposit (other than for money borrowed) 33,319.05 35. Other time deposits 25.237.65 36. Postal savings deposits 43,896.84 Total of time deposits subject to Reserve, Items 33, 34, 35, and 36 102,453.54 Total $566,619.28 State of Arizona, County of Navajo, ss: I, G. T. Stevens, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. G. T. STEVENS, Cashier. Correct—Attest: L. O. Hohn, R. C. Kaufman, Geo. Hammond, Directors. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 10th day of October, 1925. E. I. AMMERMAN, Notary Public. had been caked on grass brought $8.25 to $9.00. Grass fat cattle are being cleaned up closely and it will be several weeks before the short fed kinds are much of a fac tor in the supply. Cows and heif ers are unchanged to 25 cents low er for the week. Canner and cut ter classes and the best grades are unchanged. The medium kinds show the decline. Veal calves are off about a SI.OO this week. A few choice light weights are sellling up to $12.50. Stockers and Feeders Demand for the better classes of stockers and feeders was active. The plain and medium kinds were steady. Volume of trade remains large. Sheep and Lambs Lambs sold 50 cents higher than late last week. The bulk of arriv als, western lambs brought $15.40 to $15.75. Native lambs brought $14.00 to $14.75. Fat ewes sold up to SB.OO. The sheep market is in a firm position. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1925 Reduced Rates To Arizona State Fair Special round-trip rates of a fare and one-third have been announced by railroads from all points in Ari zona, California, New Mexico and West Texas, to the 1925 Arizona Free State Fair to be held Novem ber 9 to 14, inclusive, at Phoenix. The selling dates for the tickets will be from November 4 to 14 and the return limit will be Nevomber 19th. A large attendance from points outside of the state is expected by the state fair commission in view of the fact that the great exhibition of mining machinery and processes of the National Mining congress will be shown at the Arizona State Fair, w T hich will be held a week previous to the convention of the Mining congress in Phoenix.