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TH£ ICJU SUS: TPMi. Stop thtf Ship! "I began to get slightly uneasy. " s "ARIZONA CHARLIE" TELLS OF FffiST AUTO THAT FLIWED INTO YUMA AND FUNNY SEQUEL '£ : for a change and 1 kept hollering to That Was Back In Days When Gold Was Cheap and Auto- jun ,p V *"; mobile Schools Were Non-Existent and Only Way to, Lai-son. · Stop a Car If You Forgot How to Run Until Gas Was j n j' '^ no1w1 Exhausted. By I'ATSY BOLIV I told ihis sentUman. "We were up against it. We tried :SY BOLIVAR ' - n t . thoiish, and finallv B ot him to I "inning It up hills thinking; that -- ..«-·!! it. II.- »ai.i. 'all rixht. but it'll ' w o u l d " low U dOW "' b u t ",. we . nt mit , ry about the first car cost you 5l.50tr ' !h(! hil13 like breakers at \enice and This is a story abo that eVer honked down the m a i n : stum of Yuiua. Its arrival caused consternation among the burros., ;!:iys an:t bt-for They save it wide berth. It was the : i-hans terror of some the miners, who r.ush'*, KHzed upon it in amazement. The · fisrcm ftvcnt occurred shortly after the sale ,; h:. of the famous bonanza, the North .Star uiiae. Yuma then was a wide-open, heck-roarin' wild West burg.; It waa a Reo and it was approached j with timidity by those who had! never seen a gas buggy. Miners who . stepped onto the street a f t e r a n ' (iveniug of the belly-bar-pard stuff and suddenly saw it running about arc said to have immediately sworn that if they ever arrived safely home thai nlsht thty would never be suil- ty of inebriety again--that is in a fnw instances, since the miners as a rule were a very sober lot. Xii'! Seth Hartley Steered It In It was steered' into Yuma from California by Seth Hartley, now oi ' "Xmv. iiion^y · xras the cheapest' i l went down hlll:i - .-oiiimodity around Yuuia in those I f a s t e r he had a charce to his mind the check was u-,T to hini :uid the deal was ' said Chiirlie, with u wave good deal Curried 'o Insurance " 'Charlie' said Uirsen, quite worried. "I haven't sot a bit of insurance nn me and something is liable to Ouick Instructio showed 'As we. had to do something we decided to take a long run out to the -rii-.-n Svth showed me ho-.v t o . Mesa whero wo wouldn't me, t so lira it He said 'This is the clutch.: niany wagons and where we would ;nu you pull this down to start and ! "t least have more room. Out we Uii^ to stop it and this to put it in headed there and came to a sanrt- i-.-i-.-rst.- ;md this to give i: the gas 'luae and right tlure we planned to -u i :ii!-i is the way 'to t u r n a cor- · '"t"' in that flivver. Around ami ui-i-.' ami ?o on. just like t h n t . He: ;irouud this dune we drove the car. .i:ip--arcil to set into :i hurry about i We made up our minds we'd run it ·K- t i m e for my first lesson and he! until all the gas was gone and it -:' me t h r n g u h th. course in about i would juat naturally have to stop. . infv.ati- n.-.d ?. half. An:! i:; a n o t h e r - Had to Walk Hack i r i n u t e and n half I w:is sitting up j "Well, it slopped, finally. And the ·n ih.e tlriving seat, with one foot on , lunny thins about !· we had to walk -iisi- peddle and another somewhere j i^ck to town. We'd n ver thought -Ise and she put-putted -and sput-; of that when we were running Somertou. who built the first Ice ; plant here. It was a peculiar look-! inK contraption--in comparison with ; the graceful lines of automobiles of j - s p u t u d and CE'f she went. "I . took nn old pat named Larsen nion'A w i t h ! i»ur lirst without ftny :;nc! so we ?e out on automobile adventure, chaperon and with just today. It had solid rubber tir^s a n d ) hat little bit of instruction Keth had i around that sanddune taking all the energy out of it. "Where is that ancient flivver? The last time I saw it I believe U was down at the power house. It was then the property of Jasper Par- It was given to him to repair it certainly got some hard tins .. put-Duttin of its engine verily j wen me. i'.uck had a store over on v j n . simulated a machine gun squad in i the California side and he had to go iin rt action.- ! 'lack to it and just before we" jerked j knocks. I believi afterward they Many observers laughed at it and | it hack irom the curbing he waved i took out the engine and used it in Its owner; others were suspicious | ai us and v.-ishcd us good luck. ! a power boat." '"If you want any help you k n o w , Rfl(1 p Uorse j nto Saloon Charlie rested his chin on the Scorn Help Then ! palm of his hand and looked at Ihi- We don't need any help.' shouted j deer heads on the wall, the memen- ;en pretending he knew all about I :os of many a hunting party -in this He knew less about it than 11 neck of the last remnant of the frou- and although I was at home in j tier scenic days. Then he turned tn saddle I wasn't exactly comfort-! Bob Anderson, who had.f;ot through ;tble in that puffing, jumping, pump- j with a story about his educated ing bus. · I snake and thoroughbred toad. about it: others were dubious about- its propelling -propensities; some . where io find HH-.' said Buck. wanted to ride In it: some wouldn't! rido In It on-a bet; others patted old j Dobbin with an air of assurance; horse would never be sup- · ll ; !ted, but one man of the crowd '. '^ wanted to buy it, anxiously wanted : ' nc to own It at any prlr.e.. ?'" This man was none other than Has t !° One of Ynma ranch, splendid ii»ss. : Kuhy :it the Sun is stole. street, .Meat that he is now Mr. interesting descent, is s-peaks ou many Raby, I'altan little help-mate husband. Their First a full merchandise vegetables Rnby's He is diversification all his pioneer", in much to he has rup~ manufactures is at salV Among grows. IOUTH BOSTON. young religions churches

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  1. The Morning Sun,
  2. 04 Nov 1923, Sun,
  3. Page 14

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