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DEVOTED EXCLUSIVELY TO REMOVING THE COUNTY SEAT TO SAFFORD
SAFFORD, ARIZONA, SEPTEHBER 16, 1896.
Jr. C. L. Wish,
I'lijslclnn unit burgeon.
SAFF UU, - - - AKIZONA,
Hunter & Patterson,
lic.il Instate Agents.
W. B. Fonda,
Justice of tho I'eace,
Special nttcntlcm glen to i ollectlons
water rights bought uiul sold.
Draws dtcdi. lontraUs and all kinds of legal
papers. Titles examined and abstracts furnished.
R. S. Patterson,
SAFFOKD. ... - AlUZONA.
practices In all Courts
J. M. McColluin,
Attorney at Lau.
SAFFOltl) -- iULilJNA J
("radices inj' SefSnd Territorial Courts, and
j aS""""" United states Land utllrc.
Dr. M. E. Brenner,
Is prepared to make, good false plates from
J10 00 up. Teeth po<hely extracted without
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For Cash, Cattle or Country
Wholesale agents for the famous
Given to the receiving and
forwarding of freight.
J. N. Porter, - Ft. Thomas.
E ifu ySByLOLyais
The Leading Hotel of the Gila
-Ins. J'. A. UnoKMiiX'K, Saflom
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A FEW FACTS.
To the many strong reasons nl
ready given for lomoving the
count' seat to Safford only the
stale and stupid slander has been
urged hy the opposition that it is
sought after only by office seekers
and property owners of Safford.
It will scarcely bo doubted by anyone
who is well acquainted in this
count' that the removal is opposed
by very few indeed except the
property owners, or rather the
pronely owner of Solonionville.
The county seat was taken from
Saffoid by the fraud and boodle of
that one owner, and he' and his
men endeavor to hold it by the
samVjeiis. For they are indulging
in iliticition ofiSafford by
nnon.un " letters.
The (unty seat is far from the
center f population and business,
almosttwo miles from the railroad;
the wter sickens every ono who
goes t the town, which has not
even '. first class hotel.
In the few years that the county
seat uis been at Solomon ville, the
! .1..1.1 1 t .,
COI1I '3 uein lias ueen easeu
more than 8200,000 and what has
ihe county to show for it? The
register has been stuffed and
the county fleeced- out of about
1100, while Solomonites hold the
principal offices, but none of the
persons committing tho crime have
been punished. And II. L. Smith,
also an office holding
has lidden out of the
county on his railroad pass, with
1800 of the pooplo's money.
Taxpayers of Graham county,
you can stop this extravagence
and speculation on the ."ird of next
November, by voting the county
seat to Saflord.
Don't forget that two-
thirds of the people of Clif-
ind Morenci will vote to
county seat to
Ten More Reasons For Moving the
County Seat to Safford.
1st. Because the county seat
at Safford will be a credit to tho
county, to tho Territory and to
the United States.
2nd. Because it will act as a
magnet to home seekers and set
urd. Because the soil is unsurpassed
for growing orchard, vineyards
4th. Ik'causo our abundant vegetation
makes our climate preferable
to that of Solonionville.
5th. Because of the advantage
to builders in having brick, lum
ber etc. at hand.
'Gtb. Because Safford Tis nearer
to .tho mountain resorts.
7th. Because there is a diversity
of interest at Safford.
8th. Because our loads and
streets are kept in better condition.
!)th. Because Safford is its right
ful home. y.
10th. Because God All Mighty
never intended Solomonvillo for a
Don't forget that many
people in Solonionville
will vote for the removal of
the county se'at.
Principally About Buggies, i
"We saw quite lojently a poor old
delapidaled buggy. Nothing particularly
remarkable in the appearance
of the buggy or the fact
that we saw it, but you see the
buggy has a history.
It was one of thiee which arrived
in this vicinity about sixteen
They were valued at 250 each
and were "owned" by three men
who assisted in removing the county
Of course we don't know who
paid for those buggies, wo don't
care, for that matter. The point
sT.h'S county seat is about to bo
""""""raiti." Be on the lookout
' ';' , MtPk
for buggies. When you see a supposedly
working against the
showing signs of suddmly
accumulated wealth, remember the
It may not be buggies this time;
it may bo silver "cart wheels" or
"gold bug twenties." They will
answer the same purpose and yet
not attract tho same attention.
Tho wheels will soon begin to
move; Look out for them.
Don't forget the fact that
ninety-eight per cent of the
people over the mountain
are enthusiastic over the removal
of the county seat and
have promised J:o, vote for it.
Back of the Mountains.
Two gentlemen, in the interest
of the county seat removal, last
week made a trip "back o' the
mountains." Up through Stockton
Pass to .Grant, Bonita, Hooker's
ranch, Eureka springs down
the Aravaipa and back to Cedar
The sentiment over there
the removal, isr simply
astonishing as evidenced by the
petition bearing their names.
Ninety-five per cent signed the
pentition. three per cent more
promised to vote for it and the
remaining two per cent were as
yet undecided. Similar reports
arrive from all parts of thooounty.
As remarked by the gentlemanly
democratic nominee for Probate
Judge concerning the movement
on Saturday last: "There is no
stemming tho tide, it will sweep
the county like a whorl-wind."
Gentlemen of the opposition, we
advise you to hold on to your
"buggies." They will be of no'
avail in this campaign.
Don't forget that nine-tenths
of the people of this
valley want the county seat"
at Safford and will vote fo'r