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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - May 27, 1911, Winslow, Arizona County Official Paper Metropolis of Northern Arizona THE WINSLOW MAIL OVER 5,000 WEEKLY READERS City Official Paper VOL 18. Single Copies 10 Cents NAVAJO MAY 27, 1911. Single Copies 10 Cents NO. 6. Proceedings of Town Council A special meeting of the Council was held last at 4 p. with Mayor those present Council men and Mayor Councilmen Henderson and The following bills were referred to auditing committee and ordered Jacobo removing H. work and removing Hanks & drayage and removing 25. John sharpening Theo The Bauer The report ot H. Supervisor of read and approved in sum of The following regularly contracted bills ordered Winslow Telephone Co. $ 4.00 B. F. 75.00 W. P. 25.00 C. M. 90.00 35.00 Winslow Electric Light & Power 76.50 F. F. 17.50 Report of C. M. Town audited and ap. proved in sum of Report of Tax Collector for month of April with reference to special audited and ordered approved in sum of Moved by seconded by that the sum of be deducted from the salary of B. F. Ketchum for May on account of the sevices of F. F. Ordinance No. 55 regarding collection rf street tax Moved by seconded by that said Ordinance No. 55 be approved and Motion Moved by seconded by that the Automobile designated as Ordinance No. 55, be Motion The application of John E. Campbell for refund of license appearing before the It was moved by seconded by that the refund due be applied to the next license issued Mr. A petition for a retail liquor license was presented by F. C Demarest and John said petition being regular in Moved by seconded by that said application and petition be Motion There being no further business the meeting upon mo declared Town Clerk The Pioneer meeting that was to have been held at the city hal lust Monday night was post account of the Pioneers getting on their sporting clothes and taking in the Santa Fe The tells us that if they do not get another spell they will have the next meeting May 29, and wishes to impress upon the minds of the prospective as well as the now enrolled mem bers ot the necessity of a good till the order is wcl organized at MOVING PICTURES OF GRAND CANYON Three men in a or rather three men in three will at tempt the unprecedented teat of navigating the quarrelsome waterway ot 1400 miles which stretches from the headquarters of the Green River in Wyoming to Cal. E. C. Kolb of Bright Angel Grand arrived in Los Angeles yesterday to complete arrangements for the which will be made the first of his E. L. and Reese Griffith of will be the men who will attempt he dangerous To realize nature of the venture it is necessary to know that since Major J. W. made the first trip down the Colorado in 1869, going hrough the Grand Canyon on an expedition of exploration for the not more than two or three others of the scores who have ventured have and most ot those who made the attempt were claimed by the The Kolb brothers have been photographers i n the Grand Canyon for the past ten years and have explored it in quest of unusual Kolb discovered one of the most beautiful alls of the a stream of water dropping 800 This waterfall never appeared upon the government maps and was unknown until the photographers came upon it. Both brothers have had wild experiences with the river and they know much of its dangers and how to overcome It that that they hope heir journey will be 41 We intend to give to the world moving pictures of its most dangerous water said Kolb have never been in the mov ing picture business and our work at the canyon has been confined to art but we plan to get good motion this trip andl show the people of the country the dangers of the they might never see in any other Om moving picture apparatus is being prepared in New and our boats are being made there expect to start September 1. Each man will have a sepa rate I am having a steel boat made for Long study of the river's whirlpools and rapids has taught me to avoid the of a keeled We will have boats that turn up at both ends with an adjustable snag keel for use in smooth In taking pictures in clan gerous I expect to get through first and then take pic tures of the others coming trip will require about three months tor completion Our route takes us through the Grand Canyon and we will be in the canyon for 217 90 miles of which will be through W. H. Burbage left for Los An where he wil visit for a short C A Colony's Version I. M. the secretary of the fair is thoroughly convinced of the value of newspaper He advertised the fair this year in no other cut all bills and other ways Which cost much but give little results and confined himself exclusively to the The Colonel Dunn is that the Danville fair made money this the first time in many He says he will use nothing but the country press in the future and advises others seeking profitable advertising to dp Take the Colonel's advice and get busy with your local paper and it will do as much for the congested condition that exists on shelves and the emptiness that you notice in the cash as it did for the county SCHOOL FUND IS INCREASED of the Territorial School Fund for the various counties of the Territory iias been made and shows increase over past Below is given the school census and the appropriation to the various Navajo 1.293 Apache 8SS 00. Coconino 11207.50. From the above it will be seen that Navajo county leads by a considerable number of children of school age of any of FOREST SERVICE FIRE ALARM The preliminary experiments conducted on the Williamson ranch near Glorieta by the representatives of the forest service and E. H. of the Western Electric have so far proven very The first test was made on day between the headquarters of the Williamson ranch and the office of Supervisor Thomas R. Stewart on the thirty miles The Williamson is so situated that is surrounded UNIVERSITY CLUBS ENTERTAIN on tional and the ranch is at the foot of the thus affording an excellent location for the conduct of experiments of this Some of the results were quite For instance during the trials a mixed line was That barb and other and ground rods were made out of army pocket signal service corps ground rods and various other ingenious * The instrument used at the end of the line at the Williamson ranch was a combination fire camp arid portable George P. manager of the assisted in the initial and is lending every courtesy and assistance in his power for the successful furtherance of the The work with the which was inaugurated in the office ot Supervisor Mattoon of the Manzano national forest has been temporarily discontinued in order that the outcome of the electrical experiments on the Pe cos forests shall be first determined The Winslow Junior ball team has started out to make a better record than did the league Their start being on the boys last Sunday afternoon when they handed it to that team in as nice a maimer as Probably one of the most sat and well rendered en ever given in Winslow was that rendered at the Winslow Opera House last Mon day evening by the California Glee and Mandolin Clubs of the University ot This was the second appearance ot the Club under the auspices of the Santa they having ap here about a year ago in almost the same popularity that they enjoyed on this appearance The house was to jts capa Quiet reigned through out the entire performance With the exception of one or bursts from an infant too smal to enjoy the treat or realize the need for If it were only possible to bar such fakes as frequently blow and have people of this class in eadi and every show that comes to Winslow we probably would not have noticed so much the perfection o each feature of but when you consider the differ ence in these people and the that have appeared hereof late we feel that there is more due the Clubs than is usually given The program was one well selected and every number bringing cut some surprise and adding new interest and the only disappointment was as the curtain dropped for the last arm we awoke to find that the time had passed too fast and we were left only to en joy the entertainment oyer Again in reflection Last evening the citizens ot Winslow were entertained for a few minutes on the corner of and Railroad avenues by one of those able or ators that occasionally drop in town on the depart in the same 'The orator had evidently spent much time in study on his chosen subject from that he injected into his main plea seemed to be to have our worthy citizens throw off the robes of civilization and back to the primitive when all over the face of green free from the cares that education has brought to bear upon But despite the tlr it seems that the listeners went away content to let the past be forgotten and to battle on With the cares of the progressive tor we have failed to find any ot them roaming over the prairie as did the savage in the days gone Work on the new being erected by J. E. Campbell and Hubert to be used as a pool and billiard progressing rapidly and the already assumes the stately of the modern building it is destined to A few such buildings will bring the progressiveness of our citizens to the attention ot the transient and will undoubtedly hasten the rapid growth already MUST VOTE RECALL May 23.-The joint resolution admitting Arizona and Mexico to immediate but withholding approval of the constitutions of both until the people have voted on proposed passed the house of representatives this afternoon by a viva voce The roll call was demanded on the final The resolution requires Arizona to vote on an amendment removing the recall provisions as it applies to and requires the people of New Mexico to vote on an amendment making the constitution of that state more easily Neither state is required to adopt the amendments proposed by Whether they are approved or rejected by the proposed the constitutions of the new will stand finally approved the respective votes have been The resolution passed in the form proposed by the democratic majority of the committee on Efforts by the republicans to Arizona to vote out of its the recall of and to the immediate and fied approval to the New Mexico Both were rejected ilater in a motion to they were voted democrats said the proposal to force Arizona to reject the recall was an effort to that state out of the The democratic the chairman of the territories presented the fairer to leave to the determination of the people call Owing to an increase of busi ness necessitating more room for the busy the White Palace Bakery was a chaos the greater part of this Having completely remodeled and enlarged their kit the place a new coat of and plaster makes the institution quite the granite where the walls are There are 500 Grand of the chief dangers of our trip will be the character of the The Colorado is so full of sand that a man can not swim in it tor any length of The of our trip and the waters to be traversed include a that to my knowledge has never been did Williams to the A j in appearance as well large crowd gathered to witness in the If a few ot the the battle and went away and other places satisfied that they had seen good a game as they had expect one that was clean from start to finish and filled with good The day was ideal for baseball and the boys were in fine The Holbrook boys put up a good game but were simply outclassed and went down to defeat with a score of ten to Just received a car of fat Phoenix Beef at the City Meat f around town where foodstuff is kept Would follow in the wake of the White Palace in the way of a general clean up and repairing of screen doors and windows thus barring the much dreaded house lly that one hates to see near the to say nothing of a dinner and tack on 20 per cent more to the price for the we believe they would receive the glad hand ol the patrons for their act. A new wall case for the purpose of displaying goods and enhancing the appearance of the store that credit to any apothecary was set tile north wall of the Palace Diug Company's store this The new fixture is and a work One feature interest fact that jt a and was built old not with a complete but with hand tools is a 61 work that any cabinet maker in a modern mill could justly proud of. The case of Mr. the jovial neighbor of the By the appointment of Chief Clerk Fouts to the agency at several changes in tlie local office of Fe has been Cashier Hook assuming the duties of the Chief Clerk's office with C. Nave as Joe succeeds Mr. Nave as night ticket agent while Clark and Senninger take up the duties of tlu baggage room formerly ha by Mr. The Friday Club held its last regular meeting of the year at Mrs. on the afternoon of May 19th and elected the fob lowing officers for next Mrs. Mrs. vice Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. D. B. Thurston has issued invitations for an on the afternoon of May Mr. and Mrs. Horace Luce returned last week from a visit to Attorney Jones of Flagstaff was in the city Shipments ot the City x ' Some last week John Sutherland fell from a scaffold while working on a cottage broke his He left this week for to stay mouth expects be to come back to continue his work Winslow and Mr. and Mrs. Daze Frisco visitors this are Miss Fisher left Friday morning for her home in Dr. P. Sampson returned yesterday from Manila where he has been on professional Mrs. E. J. Gibson and returned Thursday from a few days stay in
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