Winslow Mail, August 26, 1932

Winslow Mail

August 26, 1932

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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - August 26, 1932, Winslow, Arizona Regulation Sought By Labor Group Of Trucks And Buses A resolution urging the enact by proper legislation and designed to limit the length and width of trucks and buses upon the highways of the was adopted by Arizona legislative board of the Brotherhood of Railway Order of Railway and Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and in a special meeting held in Phoenix August 11.. Charles J. trainmen Joe conductors and Lee firemen all of Winslow who were in attendance at the said the resolution was adopted after a careful investigation or the business being handled on the state Following is the the railroads of the nation are of prime importance to national defense and and truck and bus competition upon the highways has reduced earnings which in turn is reflected in purchasing power of the and several million railroad employes and their families and the investment of a multitude of face irreparable loss of wages and and the traffic load and damage to state highways by trucks and busses of excessive length and width imposes an additional burden of reconstruction costs upon the taxpayers without a fair return in taxes from such and state regulations of speed length and width of trucks and busses upon all highways are essential to the public be it by the Arizona Legislative Brotherhood of Railway in special session this 11th day of 1932, that we favor and urge the enactment by proper legislation and regulation designed to limit the length and width of trucks and busses upon the highways of the and on page Infantile Paralysis Case Reported Here A case of infantile paralysis was reported by City Health Officer J. W. Bazell when it was found Billy small son of Special Santa Fe Officer and W. H. McDermott was slightly afflicted with the Dr. Bazell said a rigid quarantine had been placed on the and all contacts made by the child before he became were under Dr. Bazell has asked the cooperation of all parents in reporting any symptoms of the disease immediately in order that there will be no epidemic in the Advice for the care of children in preventing the possible spread of the affliction will be gladly it was Additional Red Cross Flour Is Now Available Serving Northern Arizona the largest city In Northern is the division point for the A. T. & 8. F. is the only point of contact In Arizona on the New York - Los Angeles airmail line; is on U. S. Highway 66, WINSLOW MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES One Year iMis 5c VOLUME 41 NAVAJO AUGUST 26,1932 NUMBER 4 GOV. HUNT BRANDS REPORTS OUT OF RACE AS WILL SPEAK HERE NEXT WEEK In a long distance telephone message to the Winslow Mail yesterday Governor W. P. Hunt branded rumors that he was out of the race for Governor as The Governor called the Mail by long distance saying that he had just heard that a report had been received in Phoenix from Winslow that he was out of the can tell the Governor said it is perfectly Of I am still in the race and I am going to You can also tell the people of Winslow that I will be in Winslow some time next week to make an address and I am going i to tell them something that will open their The Governor is expected to speak here sometime late next according to local leaders sponsoring the Hunt campaign They Seek to Oust Mayor Walker FINANCIAL STATISTICS OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR 1931 1 Judge Samuel chief counsel for the legislative committee that investigated ihe New York City who filed the removal against Mayor is shown above at with his aides as they conferred in N. during the mayor's hearing before Governor Mrs. J. L. president of the chapter of the American Red announced this week that another consignment of Red Cross flour has been received in Winslow and is available for H. C. chief clerk at the Santa Fe railroad division is handling and will issue formal orders on receipt of adequate information or recommendations from those who are acquainted with needy Mr. Kabelin has application blanks to be filled and has designated 10:00 A. M. and 2:00 P. M. daily as the time for appli cants to call at his Bank Of Winslow Liquidation To Be Completed Soon J. P. representative of the Arizona States banking department is in Winslow this sent by Gov. W. P. Hunt to make a careful investigation and chock up of the affairs of the defunct Bank of Metz was sent to Winslow by the governor in response to a request contained in a petition signed by a number of Navajo county asking the affairs of the defunct institution be wound The petition was sent to the governor's office by Fred H. Navajo county Governor Hunt said his instructions were that a final liquidation of the affairs of the old bank of Winslow be cleared up in so far as it was possible to do so. D. Aug 26- The Bureau of the Census announces a summary of the financial statistics of the State of Arizona for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931. The per capita figures for 1931 are based on an estimated population of 441,000. These statistics were compiled by Mrs. Ana State Expenditures The payments for operation and maintenance of the general of or per This includes The total for operation and maintenance of general and outlays were The totals include all payments for the whether made from current revenues or from the proceeds of bond Of the government costs reported above was for being for maintenance and for Revenues The total revenue receipts were or per This was more than the total payments of the exclusive of the payments for permanent but less than the total payments including those for permanent Property and special taxes represented 43.3 per cent of the total revenue for 1931, 54.7 per cent for 1930, and 75.3 per for 1918. The increase in the J amount of property and special ed was in 1931, in 1930, and in 1918. Earnings of general departments or compensation for services rendered by State represented 3.5 per cent of the total revenue for 1931, 4.2 per cent for 1930, and 8.2 per cent for 1918. Business and licenses constituted 21.6 per cent of the total revenue for 1921, 21.6 per cent for 1930, and 5.3 per cent for 1918. Receipts from business licenses consist chiefly of taxes exacted from insurance and other incorporated companies and of sales tax on while those from nonbusiness licenses comprise chiefly taxes on motor vehicles and amounts paid for hunting and fishing The sales tax on gasoline amounted in 1931 and in 1930, an increase of 13 per cent. Indebtedness The total or fixed debt outstanding June 30, 1931 was The net indebtedness or fixed debt less sinking fund was or per In 1930 the per capita net debt was The contingent debt is not included in the net debt of the This contingent debt represents the territorial debt of the counties and cities assumed by the State on its admission to j Assessed Valuations and Tax Levies The assessed valuation of property in Arizona subject to ad valorem taxation was Before Highway Commission On Proposed Roa A delegation of Navajo counter officials left here Wednesday Phoenix to appear before the State Highway Commission regarding road matters in this The of county Engineer Karl Hudson and Schaefer of Mayor W. L. Carpenter and City Engineer Frank Goodman of Winslow were taxes collected was 67.2 per cent j the amount of State taxes levied was and the per capita In 1930 the per capital levy was and in 1918. from 1918 to 1931 but there was a decrease of 15.4 per cent from 1930 to 1931. The per capita of property and special taxes ROBBERY OF LOCAL GARAGE Pat Lester and W. C both automobile mechanics residing in are under arrest charged with burglarizing the Bazell Motor Company here last it was announced by officers - According to Chief of Police Neill of who caused the arrests to be clues leading to the arrests were uncovered early in the week and the trail led to Holbrook where Lester is employed as a in a garage and Agnew is employed as a mechanic in the state highway Over worth of machinery and tools which were taken in the burglary which occurred about 1 o'clock on the morning of August 15, according to the were partially Lester was arrested in Winslow Wednesday by Officer Neill and Agnew was taken into custody in Holbrook by Sheriff D. a short time He was released on bond pending appearance in the justice Lester is being held without bond in the jail Officers reported that he confessed to the burglary implicating Former Resident Injured In Auto Accident Wednesday Mrs. Guy former resident of who has been in Winslow and vicinity for the past and attended the Snake Dance early this week is recovering from a broken collar and other minor bruises received Wednesday night in an accident 25 miles west of The machine in which Mrs. her daughter and Hubert were overturned when a tire blew causing the automobile to swerve from the The other two occupants escaped with painful Flagstaff Staging Annual Golf Tourney Aug. 25-Flagstaff's annual invitational golf tournament started here today at the Flagstaff Country with entrants listed from all the prominent clubs of the and a few clubs of neighboring Larger numbers are entered from the gineer Capt. J. B. A protest will be entered before the Commission against making the proposed highway on the Navajo Indian reservation from Gallup to Tuba a state Matters affecting other highways including the highway from Winslow to Long Valley will also be discussed with the Martens Banquet Pleasant Affair W. F. recently elected department commander of the American Legion in was given a banquet last Saturday ev ening at La Posada hotel in honor of his at which more than 50 their and friends A. R. a past commander of the local Frank Perkins Post made a short talk of congratulation to Mr. which was fittingly replied to by Mr. Reece Gillespie also a short talk and account cf the department convention held early this month at at which Martens was elected to his present Shortly after his Martens named E. P. McDowell of the Frank Luke Post in as his and Harold Wrenn of the Buckeye post as his finance Both of these men are present incumbents of the two Martens reserved the right to name his other appointees at a later and these names have not been Various appointed by the department will also be named at the same is expected shortly after the first of Following the the diners adjourned to the Arcadia whore they enjoyed several hours of J Benton a past commander j of the Frank Luke Post in and a candidate for the Republican nomination for U. S. accompanied by his was also a guest of honor at the banquet Saturday AKERS TELS LOCAL VOTERS OF PLATFORM A public works program to help the copper alien and prohibition were the subjects around which Harlow Akers of Phoenix built his address before a crowd here Tuesday in speak at Flagstaff by County for the Democratic nomination as United States Akers outlined his platform in a forceful direct leaving no doubts as to where and what he stands The two high points of Akers were on the immediate modification of the Volstead Act and the immediate cash payment of the adjusted service certificates of the stand for and will urge and will fight for the immediate repeal of the eighteenth I take that attitude the thing for which the eighteenth amendment was intended never have never had such a vast intemperance We owe it to ourselves to come out in the open and correct this The reason that the government has failed is because this great tax-free industry has developed a gigantic invisible government by the the the It is so huge that the with all its cannot hope to cope with it. So something has to be The plan that has been on Page Many Witness Snake Dance At Hotevilla The final rites of the Snake Dance of the Hopi were held at Hotevilla mesa yesterday by the Snake Society aa by the Antelope shortly after five o'clock in the public dance completing a nine ritual and prayer for The Snake divided into groups of and for half an hour danced with the writhing reptiles in their mouths midway between the head and as members of the Antelope Society looked and women charged with handling the sacred corn meal performed their part of the Bedecked in costumes of brilliant with and chanting to music of shaking and stamping the circling natives gave vent prayer to the Snakes for to be in turn delivered to the rain Following the the for the most rattlers taken by runners to the four directions and liberated to carry their to the Public dances were held day at and Wednesday at but the ' dance yesterday surpassed all previous ceremonies for ness and History reports Coronado was the first white man ever to witness this unique and weird and these strange rites annually attract increasing numbers of tourists and - Roads to the Hopi Indian reservation were in good until when falling according to the Hopi Snake in response to their dances made the surrounding territory and the unimproved highways were made difficult to Tractors and trucks assisted several automobiles over washes and slick yesterday and ' ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS TRAIN LIMIT LAW REPORT WRITTEN BY RAILROADS Charging that the report was not an and impartial analysis of the argumentive and partisan statements and opinions of the attorneys for the Attorney General K. Berry Peterson has requested the federal court to suppress the report of J. E. special master in the law Morrison recommended to the federal court several weeks ago that the which specifies that passenger trains of more than 14 freight trains of more than 70 cars cannot operate within the Arizona declared Assistant Attorney General Charles filed the motion to suppress for Attorney General and at the time exceptions master's report were The attorney general charged master's report cannot be received by the federal court the report of a judicial officer for the reasons set forth in detail in his conduct during and in the exercise of his the motion special master disqualified himself as an judicial particularly ' by ' accepting employment an attorney from one of the plaintiff the Southern Pacific With the Topeka and Santa Fe Railway the Southern Pacific filed suit in two years ago the constitutionality of the train limit A special master testimony and report his findings to the The attorney general charged that the special master disqualified himself in the following Special Master J. E. Morrison is a member of a of lawyers practicing in Phoenix known as Morrison said during the mastership and service of said special master in these has been employed as attorneys for a corporation as Pacific Greyhound which is a subsidiary of Southern Pacific as shown by the report of the Interstate Commerce Baker and solicitors for the Southern Pacific in these cases Transportation No 23400 before Interstate Commerce are also attorneys for said Pacific Greyhound as shown by the Arizona corporation the attorneys for one of the plaintiffs and special are both employed as attorneys for the same subsidiaries of said Southern Pacific and have the same financial interest in maintaining the goodwill of said plaintiff and advancing Its that such employment of said special master as one of the attorneys for said Pacific Greyhounds is evidenced by the reports of the Arizona corporation commission and records of the clerk of the Defunct Bank Will Livestock Firm Arizona Dry Agents Set District Record Arizona prohibition investigators seized more stills in July than the officers of any other state in the 10th John H. deputy prohibition administrator for received a letter from Carl and Williams clubs than i federal prohibition but the tourney this year j administrator for the 10th to eclipse all former j praising the work of the it was in this Aug. 25-The Arizona Livestock company will receive not to exceed per month from the funds of the defunct Arizona under authorization of Superior Judge Howard C. Speakman to N. special deputy superintendent of state this Rosen was directed to advance the livestock company for the payment of operating expenses incurred by the company during He was authorized to advance the company not to exceed until December 31, 1932, or until further order of the Roach filed for the that the court authorize the advancement of for the operation of the livestock which became the property j of the hank as the result of foreclosure proceedings on a mortgage His petition contended that the money was needed for the company to continue as a going concern and at present low prices for sheep and cattle that the assets of the company could only be sold at a great loss to the depositors of the Assets of the company include 2,000 head of 50,000 sheep and 13,500 the petition set The may be marketed in j the for approximately j the petition This amount | will pay up money advanced for operating A discussion of all important national issues will be presented by Senator Carl before -a gathering of Winslow voters at 8 o'clock tomorrow The meeting will be the vacant lot west of the Senator Hayden will explain what Congressional action is planned concerning the prohibition question the objections to the payment of the and of the present fight to restrict alien - His address will be the last of a series has scheduled along the Santa Fe route in Northern Senator Hayden will visit in the St. Johns and Springerville areas before going on to where he speaks Monday On his Northern Arizona Senator Hayden has filled speaking engagements in Kingman and He will come here from Holbrook where he has been billed to appear before the Rotary club in the evening and before a general meeting of voters at Senator Hayden recently completed a tour of Southern speaking before the American Legion convention at Safford on the bonus and before a large group of workers in - Trainmen Change Dance Orchestras in Chancery was named to take I The motion added that the attorney office did know 'the disqualification of said special as until - after the report of July 2$, 19321 was duly when the facte herein stated were I The attorney general's office said in the motion that ready to the charges set out in the In the exceptions filed to master's the attorney general charged that the findings were written by the attorneys for the plaintiff and that the entire report of the master is in the exact language written by attorneys for the It was further charged that the report is not original and impartial analysis of the but argumentative and partisan statements fox the conclusions of the law in the report are without authority and should be set because the master has decided issues of on page Jack Turk and his Radio band will furnish the music for the ball to be held Monday September 5, instead of Merle Carlson's orchestra it was announced yesterday by Vernon F. Foy who is in charge of arrangements for the Labor Day Carlson advised in a letter received this his orchestra had broken and he would be unable to fill the Turks hand includes nine players doubling on 21 and also includes Harry noted Texas University entertainer and his orchestra played for two years in the Dance hall in and will fill a four days engagement in Gallup before coming to Winslow for the Labor Day Meteor 22 miles southwest of Winslow is positively of meteoric it was generally agreed upon by a group of 18 members of the Royal Astronomical Society of who visited the crater under the direction Miss K. secretary of the and E. E. Sayers of the Canadian National Railway of odd-shaped resting place meteor was one of the nigh spots of interest on a tour of the United States and according to Miss since it is recognized generally as the biggest meteor known to man that has struck the One of the a recognized authority of information about the is of the opinion the queer shaped craters observed on the moon's are similar to the one in the Arizona but of larger Mr. Sayers stated one or two of the group were still of the opinion the visited was of volcanic arguing that the absence of Lava rock does not prove an eruption did not take The group of 22 astronomers travelled through Canada to the Pacific and then down to San San the Wilson Grand and They took train No. 22" out of Winslow Tuesday evening for and then to southwest Maine where they will observe the lipse of the sun on August 31. The entire group will then attend the international congress of astronomers held in immediately following the sun's ARIZONA BANK LIQUIDATION PLANS HALTED Hospital Architect Takes Soil Tests Hans R. designing architect of the Indian sanitarium and hospital to be under construction here in the near was in Winslow this week to take soil tests of the ground where the new structure will be Mr. Stamm will be the superintendent of construction for the construction of the buildings and other for which was appropriated by congress more than a year and a half The architect said it would be three weeks before the work would The plan to secure signatures on agreements for the reopening of the defunct Arizona has been temporarily held pending further investigations by the committees handling the plan for the four northern Arizona it Was announced by the local committee The which is composed of Ed. W. L. H. A. J. R. and G. T. issued the following your have worked on this proposition as faithfully as possible and have met with a hearty response on the part of the depositors in and with little more would have been able to have more than 95 per cent signed meetings have been held the committees from the other last orfe with the receiver and superintendent of state Information obtained at these from investigations made by the several committees led to the conclusion that it would be advisable to hold up the present hope the new will materialize to the extent everyone can be fully informed the near We will continue with the and as soon as we can secure definite we will present the every either through the newspaper or at a mass ;