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OLD TIME HOBO . . . GONE; NEW TYPE . . .IS UNDER BAN Since the war the old-fashioned hobo has disappeared. Railroad special officers are au thority for the statement, and they are in a position to know. The old-time hobo was willing to work. Not too much, hut enough to make him somewhat of a pro ducer. When he got off a train in a locality that looked good, or if j he found himself broke after un- j winding himself from a brake- ! beam or climbing off the blind baggage or the roof of a passenger train, he would look arohnd for ; something to do. If he found a water tank staring j him in the face, he would get a j job cleaning it out. If he found a farmer who needed a few acres fenced in. he would dig the holes and stretch the wire. Sometimes he was able to make a hand at a round-up or in killing hogs for market. When he thought he bad enough money he would acquire himself a jag and would disappear before he sobered up. His next stop probably would be on the other side of the continent. Railroad men were inclined to wink at these fellows on the freight trains or not see them at all, for labor was somewhat scarce and the hoboes could be depended on to do a stretch of track work, help out in flood repairs or unload timbers. This sort of hobo was harmless. The new style hobo has been termed the “scenery hobo.” He travels, apparently, because he is afraid work might catch up with him if he stopped. Hq is inclined to resort to hold-ups and petty robberies in order to get eating money and cigarets. He is a “bad actor” on trains and would not hesitate to hit a trainman in the head if ordered to get off. The “scenery hobo” has spoiled jthe game for the old-fashioned hobo. The railroads have issued orders to trainmen and special of ficers to see that hoboes of all classes are kept off the trains and are prosecuted in the courts. The police in many of the cities are co operating with the railroad offi cers, for the new model hoboes are not only a nuisance, but are dangerous. Albuquerque has the reputation of being a tough town on hoboes. The special officers of the Santa Fe make it hot for them in the yards and the city police make it equally hot for them on the streets. -The result is that they give Albuquerque a wide berth. Most of the new style hoboes are young and husky men, who could make an honest living at work. But they refuse to work. o Judge Wm. Sawtelle Arizona Honored Federal Judge William H. Saw telie of Tucson, has been signally honored by William H. Taft, chief of justice of the United States su preme court. Judge Sawtelle this week receiv ed an invitation from Chief Jus tice Taft to occupy the bench of the New York federal court in the hearing of several very important cases to.be tried soon. o For violating the Kentuck “gos sip” law, a Covington, Kentucky, editor was fined sls. The case had to do with an account of the action of the city commissioners in bor rowing $50,000 to pay city expenses and the mayor brought the charge. Savings Points | the Way 1 Nothing will point the way to success like the I guiding hand of a Savings Account in this strong \ bank. We have done everything possible to make $ saving easy, convenient and profitable. You 1 must take the initial step, otherwise our efforts ♦ toward helping you are useless. Drop in any X time and talk it over with us. / ♦ United Bank & Trust Co. I “Conservatism and Safety First” z —Our Banking Policy ♦ CHARLES F. OARE, Manager T Trustees: X HENRY HEIDE J. A. GREAVES EDWARD CLARK ♦ R. M. BRUCHMAN E. J. HOWARD ? : Our Pet Peeve I John foßfcoocm«i| I «m\ IgST (Copyright, W. N. L ■ ——— l ——— m mm i i ' wmmmrnmmmmmmmmmmmm ■ - i mmm John Smith and His DAHIf) NO. 6: TUNING IN iIH L? i U One of a Series of Articles on Popular Radio—Copy righted, 1925, by l liman Feature Service His radio set proving to be a pleasure to the whole family, a con stant source of contact with the outside world with its concerts, its banquets, its addresses and its sporting events, Smith set aside Saturday evening with the idea of inviting in some friends who had not as yet got the fever. He could not have done anything better to reveal his week-old knowledge of radio. When the friends went home they could look back over the evening and recall only a succession of broken melodies and squawks. They were reassured that • radio was meaningless, and they never once considered the possibility of Smith’s being the whole trouble. It’s all in the operating, he came to know, just as in getting results from an automobile. His idea in entertaining his friends was to ar rive at the product from the loud speaker as quickly as possible, and in rushing at the job he had en deavored to skip over the essen tials. “You can’t get the stations you want if you are in a hurry,” I told him. “Patience is the most impor tant requisite in operating a radio set just as safety is the chief point in driving your car. I have been able to switch into distant stations that you wouldn’t dream were on the air—just through, painstaking tuning. Each type of set requires different methods of tuning, of course. But there are a few gener al rules to follow.” i “See if I’ve got them straight?” * he interrupted. “First you turn up ; your rheostats that control the > amount of current to the tubes un > til there is a sort of frying sound * in the loud speaker. Next you ■ place the dials at about the points l where you previously received the 1 station you are trying to get. Then, > having found it and tuned as elose ■ ly as possible, you go back to your rheostats and try to get the best r results with the least amount of ; current.” “Fine!” I complimented him. r “You’re learning. But let me give 5 you a few tips. Your set is not * equipped with a Vernier control— * one of those small dials that pro vides for a finer adjustment than } you can get with the big ones, s Thus if you want the best results i in your tuning you should not - grasp thq knob itself after getting’ i near the ideal wave length posi -1 tion. Just stroke the dial gently - with one or two fingers until you - have moved it ever so slightly. “Remember, too, that you don’t l tune with the filament controls, the 1 rheostats. It is true that after you - have your tuning right turning up ) the rheostats usually increase the t volume from the loud speaker, but i if you haven’t tuned in carefully 3 you’ll be just amplifying noise and i distortion. » “You’ll find that with more dis -5 tant stations they’ll fade out every * now and then. When this happens ‘ don’t try for better tuning. Just wait until your signals come back again. You may lose them alto gether if you touch the set. It is permissible, however ,to try turn ing up the rheostats a little to save a fade out, but you’ll usually find that on the stations that fade out you will be using about as much current as you are able to without causing distortion. “On your set there are two extra rheostats on the back of the re ceiver which control the filament current for these last two tubes that serve to amplify the audio fre quency, the lower frequency cur rent used to produce audible sig nals for transfer to your loud speaker. Usually these rheostats are set at a constant point, but now and again if you have tried every thing else without getting your sta tions the way ypu would like to have them it is permissible to turn them up a little.” But I called a halt on these de tails because I didn’t want Smith to lose sight of the importance of looking to the tuning dial, or dials, for his best results. Without a good “tune” you can’t expect much from the loud speaker. He admitted it was a pretty good idea to tune in on. Next Week, No. 7: Studying a Wave. o After a seven-week religious re vival in Herrin, Illinois, scene of the tragic battle between miners and strike breakers some years ago, it is claimed that all is now peace and harmony. . o 'KANSAS CITY STOCK] YARD REPORT October 16, 1925 By CHAS. M. PIPKIN Correspondent V J The general downward tendency in the hog market continued up to Thursday, and while there has been a moderate rally, the net loss for the week was 50 to 60 cents. Wed nesday's prices were the lowest of the season. Lambs are 75 cents lower and sheep down 25 cents compared with last weeks close. Indications are that receipts next week will be smaller than this i week. Fat cattle were lower at j the outset but later in the week! I strengthened and closed fully j steady, spots higher than a week > ago. The volume of trade in stcck- THE WINSLOW MAIL ers and feeders was the largest of the season. This Week’s Receipts Receipts this week were 81.550 cattle, 18.100 calves, 34,250 hogs, and 43,150 sheep, compared with 76,525 cattle, 18,125 calves, 33,650 hogs, and 44,180 sheep last week, and 84,000 cattle, 21,875 calves, 70.- 625 hogs, and 31,700 sheep a year ago. Beef Cattle Cattle came to a strong close this week after lower prices at the outset. This strength developed with receipts the largest of the season, and as a result of a belief • • •* # J • ' Largest and Most Efficient International Organization Serving the Creditor Public • • • • —— —— • • • • telnitCv j ■: j • / HOME OFFICE \ • |YOUR CREDIT) • WEBSTER SAYS, “Credit is the reputation and iiffluence derived from the confidence • l of others.” We cannot conceive any community oi people, large or small, and with as- • • pirations, getting the least bit of happiness if they do net enjoy the facilities of credit. • • CREDIT MAKES ITS WAY INTO EVERY HOUSEHOLD. It spells HAPPINESS ; : and SUCCESS when properly used and UNHAPPINESS and DISTRESS when put to • • ' an improper use. . 9 • We should begin to understand, however, that credit is not something to play with or • • to trifle with, that it is very dangerous in the hands of the untrained; that it should be • l given and received by those alone who understand its qualities, and just what part it » • is intended to play. I • Retail credit has been expanded very close to the danger line. The momentum which J retail credit has reached, through competition, has become so great that it is apt to de • stroy the very foundation upon which it rests, which is CONFIDENCE. • • It is a known law of business that the merchant’s credit losses must be charged against • • his business, the same as rent, light, heat, etc. • • Any means used to reduce mercantile credit losses therefore automatically reduces the • J retail price of commodities to the consumer. I : GOOD, PROMPT-PAYING customers should insist that the merchant keep from his • books the man WHO DOES NOT PAY. j I The NORTHERN ARIZONA CREDITORS ASSOCIATION has been organized, and • • is now affiliated with the INTERNATIONAL BODY. • • Its mission will be to safeguard and PROTECT the credit reputation of those who pay J • promptly. It will eliminate those who are not entitled to credit, help and assist the • • worthy to ENJOY THE EXTREME LIMIT OF CREDIT FACILITIES. J j Patronize Merchants Who Keep Their Books Clean j i Northern Arizona Creditors Association | ! HOLBROOK—WINSLOW—FLAGSTAFF ; : : • » • • I “Pay Up And Keep Your Credit Good” I • M»»»#»#»*#Ml»»»t»*»»*Bi#»M******** 11 ***********®*®*®*®*®*®®®********®************************ ••• that heavy runs will prevail for ] only a few weeks longer. Well fed j steers are slightly higher than a j week ago, and the short fed and ■ grass fat kinds 25 cents higher j I ; than Monday and fully steady with ! ; | last week’s close. Some choice ' ! ; long yearlings around 1.100 pound : j weights brought sls. The highest I I price- of the month. Several bunches : | of medium and heavy weight steers j sold at $12.50 to sl4. The bulk i i j of the short fed steers sold at $9 j ! to $12.25. A good many steers that had been warmed up on grass < brought $8.30 to $9.25. Straight ' grass fat steers sold at $5.25 to . j $8.75. Cows closed strong, and all I: except medium heifers which were 25 cents lower were steady. Veal j calves declined 50 cents to SI.OO, j closing top $11.50. Stockers and Feeders | Trade in Stockers and feeders j was active the entire week, and ; prices averaged steady. Outbound ; shipments of purchases were the largest of the season. The heavy | runs were the buying incentive, j The unfilled orders at the close of ; the week indicate a strong demand next week. Sheep and Lambs j Lambs broke 75 cents and closed ! at the low point of the week. Fat i sheep were off 25 cents, but after | Wednesday practically nothing was ! offered. Today fat western lambs sold at $14.5,0 to $14.80; native lambs sl4 to $14.25. Fat ewes are quoted at 56.50 to $7.65; rvethers $7.25 to $8.50, and feeding lambs sl4 to $14.75. , o New Hospital For Ex-Service Men At Tucson Is Assured Assurance 5? a new and perman ent veteran’s hospital in Tucson was given to the American Legion at the recent convention in Omaha. Col. A. J. Dougherty, state com mander of the Legion, reported on his return from the annual meet- j ing. The colonel also said the j Arizona delegation received permis- ' to solicit funds by popular j “ BIL^O^HARA Cleaning Pressing I subscription for the erection of a ! club house for patients in the gov j eminent hospital at Prescott. Dougherty was also of the belief j that as a result of the convention, | the forthcoming state-wide mem Does Your Motor Pump Oil? Do Your Spark Plugs Foul? | . See The “ R and B Spark Plug Self-Cleaning, Air-Cooled • ASK FOR FREE DEMONSTRATION Call on HESSER and HARDING Phone 251 aPSTfIi Haw the [pi fe) Remedy You Need When ItMOi% It’s Needed Even an hour often means the dif ference between speedy recovery and a long illness. Have the rem edy you need on hand for first-aid | treatment —then call the doctor. Try the Drug Store First Central Drug Co. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1925 bership drive planned by the Leg ion in Arizona, will receive added impetus. This belief is sustained | in large measure, he said by the j new rehabilitation program adopt- I ed by the convention.