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   Yuma Examiner (Newspaper) - October 31, 1913, Yuma, Arizona                             sx >r TO IRRIGATE ACRES vl M: VOLUME XVIII. NUMER 39. YUMA, ARIZONA, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, Oct. 31, 10U ARIZONA SENTINEL FOUNDED 1871 Derkum Makes San Diego-to-YumalfZ Hr., 24 7 OUTLISfflOPW; BUILT 111 District Forester Arthur C. Rlngland has issued a statement In regard to the forest service's road building poli- cy, designed to correct certain Impres- sions of tht scope and character of that work whish he says have arisen. I "Published statements of the amount of money available for roads and trails on national said Mr. Rlngland, "have stimulated jmb lie interest in this subject, particular- ly In communities on or near the for- ests. Tho natural effect on the read- er of a statement that we have money to put Into bonds is for him nt once to think of some road near his home that needs repair and to wonder If ho and his friends cannot got some of the forest road fund for the purpose. That Is only natural. "Hut, wo, havo to expend this money under certain restriction and It Is ob- too, that Ihe amount, we IIUK- is not enough tto do all till road work needed In the district at once. We've got to jmt the money wo havo where tho law prescribes and where It will do the most good. 1 want to outline the policy we use and the limitations that affect us In doing this work, for tho benefit of any one who is not en- tirely clear on the subject. "The amounts earned during .tne past fiscal your for expenditure under the road and trail Item are. for Arizona and for New Mex- ico. The fund Is cumulative; that Is, if-tho entire amount earned during any given year is not spent during year it goes as available until used. "Tho law specifically stales that the funds shall be used for the construc- doing ft well. It will readily be aippre- clated that there must of necessity be many roads that should receive atten- toii which we must leave untouched for the present. We are using our best discretion to undertake what now seem the most projects first with the Idea of best serving the In- terests of the people of each state as a whole by making our road work as thorough and as permanent as H slble." NASHVILUO, Tenn., Oct. The Southern Kdiicatlounl meeting hero lo discuss .perplexing luestlons confronting the South, re- garding poor whites and negroes OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O o ENGLAND INTERESTED IN NEW YORK ELECTION LONDON, Oct. 1ms taken a greater Interest In elections In New York (hart over before, sovor.il large bets being placed. Newfound- land provincial elections are also at- tracting Interest. GERMANY WILL SEND 1RSHPSO CUNJIL HERMN, Oct. Germany will send a fleet of battleships to Iho open- ng of the Panama Canar> though there will be no official representation nl he Panama exposition. The names of he ships which will comjiose the fleet vlll not be published for some time. tion and rejiair of roads in the forests j' within the state from which the fund' is derived. In alloting funds Ihe for- ests within the state have been con as a and certain districts within this unit have been consider- ed as more important and needing more funds than others. Since good road construction needs ample funds it would not. be practicable to dlstrih- uale small sums to every forest or every ranger district and derive per- manent results. The fund is assured! yearly, through increasing and it is therefore planned to and construct first the more Import- nut roads and in time reach roads In every forest. "Tlio roads worked last year were those that seemed to us tho most im- _ portnnt projects. It has been found that road work or repair amounts to about per mile. Once a road is started it must bo ,put In shape to avoid heavy repairs in the future. So that most all of last year's projects will need additional funds this year complete them or put the fond In j shape to prevent future damage. j "The most Important road projects i In Arizona during the past year were as follows: Coconlno and Tnsaynn forests, a road between Flagstaff and Williams (Ibis was considered by the residents of the two towns to be the most work for the. Tonlo forest. Ihe road from Sail river to Pleasant valley (this road, though almost impassable. Is Iho mnln artery of travel north and south through the oast side of the Tonto; on tho 811- pronvrs ami Apache forests, work was done nn Ihe Hnlhrook-l'leasunt valley] and Hi'ilbrook-Apacho roads from thoj 0 LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE O O O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO As thero will be no school next week on account of the teachers at lending the Institute nt Phoenix, tin school board of the Crane District has decided upon Wednesday, Nov filh as tho day to level the school grounds. It is tho plan of the board to level the grounds at time, and next winter, during the planting season to set. out shade ilroes. If Ibp work Is ic now It will be but n few years before we shall have n beautiful pub- lic park for all large community gath- erings. We shall also bo changing the out- of-doors environment of the school clrildfen from the iprlmltyve doiert surroundings to green grass and lux- uriant shade trees; an environment every child is justly entitled to. Give nature a chance to do her good work and she will give every person a greater opportunity for health, strength and mental power. Let everyone who is Interested in tho progressive development of our community donate his services with a team for n day or If you are not. able to conic yourself someone In your iplaoe. The giving of one days work will not ultimntelv be missed whilo li will help bring about a long felt want In the community. INTKKKSTKD CITIZENS, CITIES DEDICATING THE LINCOLN DIOTKOIT, Mlih., Oct. local celebrations from coast to coast all along the route of the Lincoln high- way, a transcontinental thoroughfare, will dedicated to tho nation's most honored president lonlglU. Nnxt Sun- dnv nil thn churches along th croutc will have special exercises In connoc- (Ion with tho r-vent FRANCE IS SOLVING THE HOUSING PROBLEM PARIS, Oct. is trying to solve the housing ,problem, and has bought three houses in Havre which havo been convested to three-room tenements which are rented nl cents a month to destitute widows and orphans. I mm BILL EFFECT! Oil SATURDAY (Union Associated Press) than working women In the PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 81.-Tlio state. It will the hours of Walnut Woman's Labor bill passed by labor by women from twelve lo ten the last legislature, after a stormy hours a day and from sixty to fifty. conflict, goes Into effect tomorrow. !four a week. H will Improve tho sail Tho bill was one of Iho jiroi'ri-vHlvo measures upon which tho Washington party members centered their support in (ho legislature. Along with the child labor bill, which was killed by 'onroso-McNichol domination of Ihe stato sonato, the woman's measure was supported an drought on tho 'loor of the two houses thruout tho five month's session. This bill will bo a bnon to more Itatlon of factories, insure women proper time for moils and a rest per- iod and will cut out. night work. II will make obligatory upon mnmifue- luros Iho enforcement or corlaln HIUI- Iiary regulations, and win lessen the danger of occupational diseases. The strain from overwork will bo removed and Iho general health of the working women of Iho stato will bo Improved by the law. ran HMO 10 2 Tho much talk-of San Dlegc-Yuma- Phoeiilx motorcycle race la on. first machine left San Diego at Uils morning, followed by eighteen others, one minute apart. Machine No. 10, P. J. c. Derkuiv to of twenty-three motor- Tho Yuma County Commercial Club consldorallon lo use what Is known s over alert for anything thai will as "The Imihliug Fund." urthor tho building advancement of I Wl' ProsonllhlH slulomonl In view of 'unni, and bus addressed a communl- with OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O OCTOBER 31 IN HISTORY O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO stone of Hlackfriars bridge over tho Tlia.....s was laid. li. Porter, governor of Pennsylvania from ISIIIl m born In Norrlstown, Pa. Died In Harrisburg, Aug. G, 1SC7. Island entered (lie 1'nlon. Stephen Watts Kearney of New Mexico died in St. l.ouls. Born August 30, 1794. Isabella opened Ihe Cor- lez in the new palace at Madrid. Gen. U'infrod Kcott re- signed as I'ommuiider-lii-cliief of tho United States army and was succeeded by Gen. George II. McOlellan. SC.I The "Far tin- first twin- crew steamship, launched at Millwiill. England. Ml-Plymouth, X. C., wim cupluied by the federals. KSS -The first legislature of the Northwest territories met at lle- ginn. The United Ktatos Peace Coin uilsHloners presented to the demand of Ihe Culled Stales lor the Philippines. William H. Klder, K. C. Arch- bishop of Cincinnati, died at Cincinnati. Horn in lialilmore March 22, lliilenrbns Turks In a two-day battli Luln Ittirgas. a communl- atlon to Major Donkersloy of Yuma siibjeel of nn armory, for vhlch YIIUIII him waited now jusliy entitled to. Following Is Ihe lelter: Yuma, Ariz., October .10, Major II. H. Donkorsloy, Commanding 1st llntlnllon, N.G.A., Phoenix, Ariz. Dear Kir: Knowing (hat the General Ki.'iff. which has chnrgo of tl all tho provisions uf the bill as enact- ed, has had a concrolc company for fifteen years, has at tho .present time o companies and Is tho first lo secure title to a suitable Hon. Wo presold our ehiims as above, with (lie urgent that you i your bcsl efforts to have (ho mailer adjiisied. lo he end thai Plans and spe- cifications fin- an armory building to I'o built hero lie approved, nnd thai building Iho consent of tho General Slnff for armories, la In session, The Yuma the building of the County Commorcinl Club desires lo: call your attention lo the fact that Yu-' ma Is undoubtedly eiilllled to firM i same lie obtained. Very iruly yours, YUMA CO. COM.MKItCIAL CLI'li, Per L. W. Alexander. SflS Ktfl4 WASHINGTON, C.. Oct. Special to the Yunia Dally Kxamlncn n.oHt Npeciaculnr, If not the must Init'orlnnl, political doings Iheso days are going on in New York, where ami his graft Investigator lion- nossy have got Murphy, McCail and the the Important duly of Martin Hie governor whom Tammany has im.lallcd in place of Sulx.er at Aihany. Wliaievpr of folly or wrong the Imj cached governor may have comiiiltled. It Is umlcnlal.lc that he did one that was gnod and als., smmg and Ktralglit for I marl in the trail of le stall... lie the he- the near DANIELS MEETS GOODMAN ST. .JOSEPH. Mo.. Oct. :tl. Fred- "and Ocoan-toOconn Highway i die Danleht. a loral lightweight, nnrt find Water Canyon road for the latter i Danny of Chicago will try "From this outline the conditions (conclusions for fifteen ro'jnds here In- v.o are working und.-r and the j niKht. They will weigh Rity of doine one IhidK at lime, with The have fought the limited funds'at lull j TO FIGHT MILLER of hacked up against wall and are ami ni.-.hlly is H was Milrphy ami Tammnnv knew nli-'iiilllg them full of hutch as elflelenl- that that trail if pursued ,1-111 ly as anj llueil.i agent, ever shot ihelr friends poniton- Madoro and much more legitimately. tinry thai was Impeached. Oh. It is an amazing talc that Mr. Murphy and Tammany the graft prob. r tells, and he sup- W1'n' <'aso piles convincing details for of It.j'" "f '.liiKl as oMIously. ihore devolves up.m Mr. Glynn tin- paramount duty hcfoie everything else uiiflliii-hiimU lo nr- the trail (lint inveMi-.'.a- cycles lined up for the race. Naohlne No. 16, P. J. c. Derkum riding, an Indian motorcloye leaving San Diego at reached Yuma at this 7 and 2-1 minutes; distance, 228 milet; nverage, ill and It-lU miles per hour. Ills tlmn from to Brawler .vas 11 miles In 11. minutes. At Ojll- iy, Hi miles west of Yuma, Raymond Smlili on No. 14, Indian, was G minutes ichlnd Dorkum, but broke the seat ot ibis machine, nnd rode In on th? frsrr.c at ono hour and twenty-three behind him, but second to reach Yuma. Machines Nog. 10, 2.1, 10, 9, 14, 6, 1. and 21 reached 'f iperlal In order first and last nl well bunched up. Machines Nbs. 1C, 10, 23, 9, 14, 1, 2, and 21 reached llrawley from Lo Several machines, that left j Imperial wore missjong. iiianley ilie motorcycles wert l scattered all along tlio road with break-] downs of various kinds. I. S. I larger Is Ihe official murk from Photnlv, and H. L. Wctzcl IB Ul4 marker from San Dlogo. Kacb, man clieeks the machines as they and will check them out of Yuma to morrow morning. After a wait of one hour and flftee minutes, U'eltzell, on No. 10, India arrived at followed soon after bj .1. Lcng, NO. I, Hxcelslor, at Koveiiteeu minutes later, Roy Arthley No. s. Thor, Appeared at In other five minutes, Art Holmes, No 12, Harley-Davldson, arrived at and two minutes later, L. Holdo, No Indian, was the last to arrive. Thorn aro still twelve motorcycle nn the road, and most of these wll doubtless arrived (onight and bo for Iho run to Phoenix In the morn l UK. TO Oci California li. two'nioot Charlie Miller a [here lonlfht C'ln'.' 'w I'.i.llld h. li. SUC.UIH Ilial, as Jimmy Id.Ian used to say, Hi.' Tammany grafters have found "nn detail ton srniili In j HII They ev.-n a Kysieniatlc levy micovorcd. on the wiigi's of a month men who worked  uunt; holei man of Culiioruia Mr Maiso will bo assistant manager and will assume his duties within day or two. Mr. Maiso arrived and is favorably Impresse with Yuma. (Continued on Page I THE WEATHER REPDRTi Yi-stordav aftoriuxMi at oVUvh lenipenitiiro was dfsrees wltll relative humiility of per et'iit. "HEALTH DAY" DOWN Miss. Oft. .11.-- is heing r-hsorvcHl in Soiiit'ern today, x pii; upon the of am' hygiono   

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