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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 ' 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 Â·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 Â·n ih.e tlriving seat, with one foot on , lunny thins about !Â· 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 ! iÂ»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. Â· I snake and thoroughbred toad. "So, we set out down Main street; "Those, were-the days. Bob, when a and I never before realized that so; cowpuncher ustd to ride his horse much traffic traversed that Appian! to th" bar and yell, 'everybody Way of Yuma, Arizona. That wa? i drink.' K the bar was empty the before the street was paved. . The ! bartender didn'I mind the . stamping to sell the Reo at first were uns'uc-, f a]Hr . u3 'Rocky Road to Dublin' was j of the .horse, but if there was a cessful. Charlie was not dismayed a boulevard compared to this Main I crowd in there before hand--blooie, by this,, however. The famous Wtsi- SIren ,' til( , n Humps, Bumps--noth- ! blooie!" erner ia a student of human nature. ],,,,. ~~ D l l t bumps. Wagons, burros, i -; Ho was then. too. He began 10 do f n O ;_ !ose burros, burros with Indians- n little thinking. Bill Buck, another ", s!ri , ie u iem waeons and more Â· old settler, reinforced the argunnnts ^^^5. _\0 sooner would we pass : of Chartlo . . one wagO n than another one would ' 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- Â· 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 erstwhile Charlie Meadows ("Art-. -ona Charlie"). ' A Uttle Sclictuinir Seeded Charlie's efforts to get the owner The temperature was more or iess . in sighr Ju3t kept popping up torrid. They repaired to a saloon, or likc a bu5T time whpn the boys were one of them. All business In ttiosc 'Â· Cf , le b ra tini at a saloon after a trip j days was transacted in a saloon.;, , h , lrosntct ins camps. : Wouldn't Mr' Hartley have a. little. ' ;Â· j something, to drink? Didn't mind i t : Collisions tfeant oUiiB5 - - Â· he did. But that first one vrasn't a - Â»-j ran j nto the curbing, once. , o r j drink--a man's drink! Have an- 'Â· f, r0 i u ,bij- twice in the first run, but j other old horseless-wagon driver.; t bat didn't make any difference to ; .drun your eyes. Certainly! Used Some Oli .. There, was an object behind us. I mana-gcd to turn around fairjy j and then I started . chugging all down the narrow street.--it was too this, according to Arizona Charlie.': narrow for me--and I came across j who figured that the only way to get: an Indian on a horse. The Indian , Mr. Hartley to jar loose with that : turned around and loped away, with , car for the required number of iron boys was to use a little oil--not on ihe oar. "This Hartley." Charlie related the other day when recounting the Incident in the Stag cafe over a bowl ,.. ;he car gaining on him every yard. If I remember corectly I collided fairly ; znnily with that rider and then we | i-en! n i l around the town and came track to Main again, racing like | everything. of stewed oysters, "was a pretty | "Then I decided I had had enough j keen fellow, and I figured he- was I motoring for one morning and de-; just kidding me along, making out rided to cill it a day, but just as I that his wife would be terribly mad comr- to this decision I discovered if he sold the car. I though differ-! I Â·Â·onidn't stop the thing. ! At .the Lyric next Saturday Sunday Raby, coming I'altan families, little "woman who help-mate and husband. Their utore. First street and a full lino of merchandise and a vegetables which Rnby's own He is a stvons diversification and all his pioneer", in raising much to the he has a modern rup~ factory, in manufactures Ruby's* is at a'high salV throughout Among the grows. Mrs. IOUTH TO BOSTON. :'WMf. young religions societies- churches asked to write/ an - announcement years campaign people made at headauarters.