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VOL. XIY'.-NO. 33.
PRESCOTT. ARIZONA, FRIDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 7, IS77.
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(THE Alt 1 ZONA MIN'KK.
I iliu.ih::i kvukv kkiday.
CHAS. "W. BEACH,
1 Mi tor :uul Proprietor.
T!'ifi-.n!vnWoftli Wkiikia Mlr.n wIuiJb
I . !stl an-l in thi, i! thirtrvoth vrnr, it Caa,
in lu irmiorx.
OwC'i'V. One Yr
Di i and WrtViy . ir ar. . . .
O 10 lintHuf thi trji. is cmIhiihi. $XWlrr5r
fit -I" ml l ' w " atMitiiHwI iprrlinn.
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T. J. Un'ler.
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I. 0. 0. F.. ARIZONA LODGE No. 1.
K-mUr Mtinc? oxt first ant! thinl $at-
urv;a .-tVaoh Kmaih. ut .Matnic Hall. Mfm-
Xe.SJO Koamy St.
4 4T'IV l .'litll U I .
i. ui:m)i:kso. & co..
C nmniissioi: tock Brokers,
n:lemeitt Nev:nl;i Itlork.
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Coyote Stock Ranch.
JtitfVrn ni ffm lnNU : Iwit of rnnct and
N( VWT J IT al ( t iTl 1 it'll .
Til IAS D. SAUNDERS.
iMt'Oiw"!" f.w' f i I.vlcinc lloue on Coin
Sir! t'eiw!' OSir llow.
C.OTI.lKn CUKKU VrvtrT
1 throaty p rut
Ot i i: rv T In.Hr1 rn mr! rrvW. ilir'rt your
tWrioi tt l o --iit l' llr hnr th t cun. ret
Direct to all P inti,
32 p2r Rrlonth.
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t. i hi :rii i-(v-..t ei. m iini rj-.ch u
urji'ci tuiirr trau. r.i.ni.iri ox ,ir. Hull. I.r mv
MER C HA N7T A! LOR,
Grat.it" ST", first il.mr iwh f llaUaatrny't.
Lleaiung ami Kepainug e.ittv uone anil
CarjK'ts sewwl ami Fitted.
Prr-colt, Anxn, Juu- IS. IST7.
E. O. GRAWT,
WICK EN HI KG, Mil ZONA ,
CUHAP KOK CASH.
A"-.lf C".1 n.irt1. I'tlf
LK(, A t. II LA IV KS.
Of JErcn Clans ami Kind,
Attray oa ban; nod fr .lUr. ut th -MlNF.lt ner.
-crri rawil 24 Uult llh.
C. P. HEAD. l'rtrott.
PRESCOTT Ay )
Respectfully announce to the people of
mm are constantly roc -'w ag the
KVKK OFFERED FOR
For TTofcols. Station Koepcry mwl Saloons r
Red-room Set, Alo ami Porter, Glassware, Whiskies,
Purlor Sets, Table rurr.itutv. Wines, Tobacco,
Chairs. Crocket y, Bmndios, Cignr.
Flour, Ctii Mcjil, Beans, Bacon, ll tms, Lird, Cunii! M ats and Fruits, Diiid Fruits,
Syrup, Sugar, Tea. Cotli'c, Rice. Spices. S.vip, Ca:idles. S"da, Starch, Suit,
Cream Tartar, Ve.i.-t Powder. Stows, Carpets, ( )il Cloths,
Matting, l!lauke:s. Mattresse, IS;a, Ktc
LIBERAL PRICISS, IX MERCHANDISE OR CCRREXCY,
Cold Dust, Cold and Silver Bullion, Wool, Hides,!
1z$" Price at the Verdj House the s.ime as nt Prcscotr, with additional freight I
NEW GOODS!! NEW GOODS!!
JOHN G. CAMPBELL
nA now nncKiVKD thi: i.akckst and most comi-kkti: stock ok
EVER BROtT.HT TO THIS .MARKET, COMPRISIXC
Men's, Youth's, and Boys' Clothing, Ladies' and Gents' Cndem-enr,
Boots, Shoes ntid Slippers, Men's and Boys' Hats,
Shirt, Neckties and Gloves. Hosiery and Hundkeicliiefs,
Bar.DAinask, Russia aud Crash Toweling, Calicoes, Ginghams. Alpacas:,
Poplins, "Wool Plaids, Tweeds. Cassimcri s and Denims,
White, Colored ami Opera Flannels, Ladies' and Misses' Shawls,
Cuffs, Collars, Crochet, Embroidery Edging,
Vallencicnnes Lace. Nottingham Lace.
Black Silk Fringes. Eet., Etc., Etc.. Etc
BIA.IVIvK'rS VIVI) 3 1 V rr rr ii: s s ,
Cotton and Rustic Blinds, Tapestry and Velvet Mats,
Tapestry, Ingrain and 3-ply Carpets, Oil Cloths, Wall Paper and Border,
Box. Cylinder and Thermometer Churns, Rocking, Dining and Office Chairs,
Children's Chairs, Bedroom Sets, Table and Pocket Cuilery,
Fish Hooks and Lines. Picks, Shovels and Sledges,
Hoes Rakes, Wheelbarrows, Planes, Chisel-", Axes,
Iron and Load Pipe. Couplings, Elbows, Chains,
Suction, Force and Lifting Pumps, Cooking and Parlor Stoves,
Fenders. Etc, Etc.. Etc., Etc.. Etc., Etc.
Sporting:, Ciant and Blasting Powder, Fuse, Caps,
Drill Steel, Paint Brushes, Wool Sacks and Twine,
Paints. Oils, Glass. Smalts. Bronze, Turpentine. White Lead, Gold Leaf,
Crockery, Glassware and L imps. Traveling Rugs Satchels, Ti links,
Bar Glaeee", Bottles, Mirrors, Valisw, Chatidclieis, Etc., Etc.
A FULL ASSORTMENT OF
TIN, COPPER A IT D .SHE E T 1 It O IV W O It K
CONSTANTLY ON HANI) AND MADE TO ORDER.
Staple unci Fancy O-l'ocovie,
or THF. NKWF.ST AND CIIOICKST DCSCIlllTIONS. COMI'KISINO
Green, Black, and English Breakfast Teas, Mocha. Java and Rio Coffee.
Mackerel, Salmon Bellies. Dried Beef,
Buckwheat Flour, Canned Ftuit.
Mushrooms, Cheese, Hams. Bacon,
Tolinpfo and nxm, Whirs, Liquor-;, A!r, Portrr ntul Citlcr.
Saddles, Ox Whips. Blacksnaki s. Collars, Il irtiess Soaji and Kurck i Dressing,
Saddle Mats and Cloths. Wh:p Lisl.es. Bows, Pole-, Buggy Sliafts. Hubs.
Hobbles; Halters, Buckles. Snaps. Ring. Wagon Sjiok -s, IVl'oes, Etc., Etc.
Ml of which will he sold at Bedrock Prices, or exchanged for the
Products of tl onni'v.
PSESCOTT MEAT MARKET,
NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PLAZA.
we Ann now rnnr-AKED to ki-knish the -ceoi'm: or pkescott and vicinity with
Boor, PorK, Mxitton, Etc.,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, AT FAIR, LIVING PRICES.
i , , u , c- T- KOGEItS i CO.
WM. S. Hi:,!!), Catiip Vrrlr
RETAIL DEALEKS IN
CAMP VERDE. A. T..
Northern Arizona that thev now hare ou hunt!
SAL IS IX T1ILS MARKET.
Genl 1 01210 2i :
3ff inei'.s :
Giunt l'owder Caps,
INLeelm 11 ics: :
Uujis ttml Screxvs, Wall Papei
"White Lead, Paper Rorder,
Window Shades, Oil muJ "urpentiue.
- Ci ro-wors :
lTS OF T11K COUNTRY.
ERG ! i A N D i S E
Smoked Salmon. Boneless Codfish.
Cracked Wheat. Hominy, Oatmeal,
Alden Dried Fruits and Vegetables.
.IOIIX HOW All I),
Attorney uiul Counselor ut Law.
OOlco S juth Moutezunn tl r, Prosoott-
SA.m i:L II AHllLTOX,
.MiiuTnl I'ark, Mnh:tve County, Arizona.
pvt i. wi:m:u,
Attorney autt Couhm'Ioi-at Law,
Attorney anil Counselor at Law.
Ot't'lCKHxa'h M I'Uu.
II. U. CAIITTKU,
1'robate.I uilgc, .1 notice ot" t lie Peaci
And Conveyancar County Duildtng.
.1. l. IlAUCRAVi:,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
OlUCK Et M or tbr IMiua.
ii. n. ali:xa.ui:h,
ATTORNEY" AT LAW,
Tutna, Arisona Territory.
WKI t I ail lh CWflt nf thr Trt4lw) .
PACL .1. KOIIKUT.
ATTOBNET AT LA"W,
l'KBSfOTT. A. T.
Vurih ftf 0iIin Sihmi mi Oimull.
S-ral Kiteh al SpdHUk. pa.tf.
UUKT.W. AH.M. KAK ilYtKKK. .IUIN J WORK
ARAM. McCUSKER & BRUNER,
iVttorueys anil ouiiM-lorsat Linv.
09S tn doors iu.f I". nr lliu
i 1 .f. tl.H In all tH CWrt.
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Wilt PrHi'tlce in all rourt- r Itio Territory.
Oftlr with th" In.lrirt I'nwv OfliCf t:w.
ATTOBNE-? AT LAW,
(ifflr. wiih J I. t(rirr.v Knj )
rniLscorr, vavaiwi corvrv. ahizona.
Will l'ruetlcf In H Court oT llio Territory.
Particular attention t:iven to Mining Ijiw.
hov. s. iikvpkxi'KI.ht, - - - San FraocJeo.
" to.mas m'ow n.'i ashler lVauk Ciillfortila!
JOHN A. KCSH.
EH. W WM.I
Presontt. Yavapai County, Ariznnn
Will lrirt)r KtlfWl t all M HHlfl4 H
.r titi-1 Mii4f cwm- ni Kiiy aoHimt-iy wtM"'-'
ermii allMtlfc gixtm Ut nBgt".
llntrtct .IMiN-rjr I'tma tV
It It. H-nrnai.
Attorneys Counselors nt Law.
Tucaou, Ariz tin.
mil practic lu all lh Ciri of th- Trtr!try.
DK. A. .1. TJIIBOIX), M.A.. 31.1).
M. IK, Trinilv I nivrr: )
M 1L C I'hy Mini Sunr.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office ami KksU'CNCk Jrwrll ltuiMintr, it of An-
ilr A 1!otc' lorr.
n:. waiuu'n i:. day.
SURGEON -AND PHYSICIAN.
OrnCF. Muntrmmn Sliwt. Hbivi Onoitwin.
Can In" ixmoiiIii? I at hi- Oltt v lit nil hmirc
K. TIIKlLi:, 31. I).,
lT.KSrOTT. A. T.
OiVkv awl rrjklcne n Munli'iiiinti Strrrt, ppolte llif
tTpl'rivBte cnlrnnro to comnlutUm nnitm, lnm tli
.1. (;oldvati:k j uro.,
Forwarding and Commission Merchants
Ehrenberp. Atisonn Territory.
JAY li. ULI.LEV,
Proscott Arisom Territory.
" CSIiO. 31. W AT 1 : 1 s,
Millwright ami Contractor,
PRESUOTT, A. T.
BI.AlCi: Ai CO.,
A S S A "ST S R S j
T.oM Dn.t. Onl.t in.l Silver tlulll.m nnd Orr ! eTrry
dwripti.-.s t-ltt 1u.1l nwaynl. All iih. i;iurntrrl.
OKHCK In t.iinif i.mrrly cciiirl by A. A: N. M.
KxTi Cv. I'ruoitt.
S. C. MILLER & BRO.
Arf now jul..""! t.i tti-Ivk nml IitwshI nil pil nn.l
m-robnii1i, is.vitfn.tl ! Ili'lr nf t lan'iU1i tatfu.
Tnin wilt Inf nhrmlH-rjr lur ilm. I- r m.-ntli
S C. .Mll.l.KU A. uo.
TitkmU JuU 10 IS77. tf
E. A. FARGO & CO.,
1MC0KTF.IIS M JOIlllKH-OF
BRANDIES, WINES AND LIQUORS,
No. Jtt Knnt tiwt curnrr f Cuininereial,
SAN ritASCISCO. CAIh
FAST Fit E 1(2! IT.
Tli' tWt tram foil- I.'' KM lit l.ini tri" lnT
I'rrns u f..r KhrriiU rir i" S"linlny .ikw Ii.iH hmI
run iviru'nrU Unrt-nUcr. '!'. liirn- I.I.. nil Ii ib
ltM-l in iliif tinrn. S C. Mll.l.KU .t III'O
R. E. FAMUNGT.N,
Forwarding & Commission
Kifi, on bml u Icupr uply ot
G E3YEI A I, M EK CI 1 A D1SE.
Agent for S. C. Miller & Bro.
SrSpoa'nl nnd Picmpt Ato tion given
to t ho Foixvardiug of nil Goods marked
K. K. Ir'AHlUNQTON.
A Trllmtn lit Vagf et.
Jiidjjo (J. J. Carjienter, in olojiug the De
Yoiinjf liltfl cae, said:
"Like many of you, I haveknown Horace
K. Pugo for many yams. He lived hun-, I
think, fir nearly neventeen ymrs. For
much jif that time ho was mv nean-st nuteh-
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unrv suuii linn ill nil wie luciucnu 01
llV. strtving to maintain himself and his
fa uily. I have seen him a stage driver,
driving; his own tnns and working his
wn null confnict. Dnrinir all that time
I Imvb ecn him ax hij itmitiow.s, public
splriiel mail, working in the Interests of
th mj euuj.es so near and dear to nil of us.
i H ive served with him as n School Director,
and I have known him after n hard day's
vrfc to again lalwir far into the night to
reft sehiKi! houes and make arrangements
for the stlnriei of the teat-hcr. 1 have seen
idm trp fnun one of his stages Into the
hll uf (,tnsrit!, and while I am readv to
tftiy ot Ids high c.toractor u a triend, citi
icii, iiuMMinii Hiui miner, mere ts no man
aint wham I Imve spent mo:e monev to
defeat in iwiiiio; but notwitlutanding this.
rieileteii ei mv friends. Mini nUa niv r
He had more votes than I or mv friend
had, mtd I accepted the result. After the
THIS INPAMOl'S I.IIIUIt
Mr. Page cam to mc and said : "You have
km ii mt as a citizen. Vo have been op
posed in jiolltics. but bore is a case that
concerns not only my xlitiaal standing, but
me as a num.5 I tell you. gentlemen,
knowing Mr. Page for many years: know
ing that thef infamous charges were all
ftsr, do you upKic it took me long to de
cide whether I woitldjissist him in bringing
his iMe brfnre a trial jury of hi country
men, even though my action should sink
me down to the the lowest depths of political
I iff. Gentlemen, there are tunes when we
arise aboie the hog, Iw1hoii aud tiger that
is hi u?, kwI act as men, on those high prin-
riitles under w! irh we hone, after having
done with this world, to roach a higher and
! a U'tter life."
Of Sknatok Sakot he snid :
" ho wns Sargent, and for what was
Aaron A. Nirgent in a Court ot justice? A
nun u ho had been in Congress for twelve
tears representing the State of California.
I know I have j.-imI him bitterly. I
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' i '" iiiiiuui; mini um, Ken
, tlemen. to all ii.r mining claims, your
hou-e- and your huid. you hold vour titles
under a law i itrHluced and p .sed thtough
Congre. bv A. A.Sirgent. He found them
in a cha .tic condition. He reduced them to a
sysicm, and I lielieve that every man gives
him the chsracter of being one of the most
; activ?, untiring members of Congress. Very
much, if not all of the federal legislation
ji-sod for California within the last twelve
i years was due to his uudving, energetic
OKO. 0. OOUK.V.M.
i Who was Georgu C. Gorham? The best
' liieiiu ami tlic luttercat loein all Call torn ia.
t A man whose ability and talent
: egninsl by the ieadut
s of both political
A man who. if his
oar ties in California
j discretion was eiiual t his tdont, would to-1
j vftwdnivit cnmnirismi bewn ilie
hImi name! xentlemeu and the De oungs
i and iinnevs, the Judge contiuuud:
j "lt mc sav t you, gentlemen, that if I
Hae auy choice, I prefer the lion of any
par.y to its political po' cents. I would pre
fer to be torn to piecs by the loins of the
Republican party, rather than to have to
bury my clothes after every campaign."
A HOV1.NO COKUKSroN-
Puccnix. Aug. 25, 1S77.
; Ki. Mineu: 1 found a herd of gay old
' Minis at Smith's mill now there w:is P. W.
(Smith, ol course), and Doe. (Jones, par jh
1 )m tv), as also, the immortal Ridley (not
! Robert). Smith is sharp enough to clear
I about $700 a week out of the mine and ar
, ra'igcnient as his share, while Doc, and the
Coi. come in for a profound share of the
! glittering yellew stuff. Well, the Doc. affects
j an oriental life, and were there but a few
j palm trees instead of castor-bean, at the
Oa-is he might easily be taken tor a
Sheik or a Pasha, but a the Millet.' trhut
ctmli have induced a man of his capabilities, i
auinini-irative ami executive, as wen as
Mku uI this last word is intended as a dou
ble tMltmlir, what could have induced him
to drop the gorgeous pomp and circumstance
of courts and polite society, to fraternize
with barley -venders and calico-peddlers, in
the little adobie towns of "Hairy Zona; A
, man w hom a Prince of the House of Haps-
burg has f.ivorcd, to have chosen the desert
! wild of Ariz.ma for a residence! Not since
j .lohn-the-Raptist went gabbing around in
: the wilderness eating honey and locusts has
the like ol Mons. Ridley been seen. He is
a keen lover of the hunt, and nothing suits
him better than to ciimb the rugged pica
eh is of the Hassavampa in search of some
j solitary doe, and sleep out the fatigue en
gendered thereby on the polished surface ot
some seoentary rock. "The world forgetting,
but not by the world forgot," we recom
mend the Col. for the Delegateship to Con
gress at our next election. Now, there is Mr.
Samuel Hughes, a young gentleman with
the f.ce of a Spanish belle, of the Guadil
quivir, and a half-Jay-Gouldish look; hois
11 true Pennsylvania!!, and looks one over
quite critically, but Samivel is what the Chi
nese would call a "good man." Then there
is the o d Forty-niner, with the Mexican
war ni..dal, a noble old soul, whom any con
noiseur would take for a Biscaynu until he
i speaks he is no unimportant addition to
the celebutics ol Smiths null. Shay, too,
the veteran scout, Sonoretie and Apache
huntei, is there, and while your correspon
dent remained. :ot up a pitclud battle with
a irave of the Latin nice from over the So
uora line, aud ran him out of the camp.
Smith's mill averages $1,4 JO a week clean
profit to its owners, in merchantable gold,
with a 10-stamp mill running night and day
they employ white men in the most re
sponsible positions and Mexicans to do the
ordinary work. Bacon.
MiNiNo on the Sandv. Capt. Egan,
Chief Commissary of the Department of
Arizona, has returned from an extended
trip to Eluenberg, thence tip the rvcr to the
Colorado reservation, the MeCrackin mine,
Greenwood, etc., 'hence via Camp Mohave,
Cerbat and Miner d Park back to his hcad
qtiartcr at P.escott TlieCiptaiu informs iu
that the extension of the MeCrackin on which
I Mr. L et i building a mill is by all odds the
! large-t vein of rich ore, thirefore the best
! mine, he has evor seen outside of Washoe.
Messrs. Loot and Ewing are there, and by
tlu lotii int. will hive their 10-statup mill
running. Also ex-G.vemor SalTonl is in-tc.-esteii
in this opendiou, and is, we learn,
expected here in a day or iwo on his way to
tint country, but will visit the Tiger, in the
developemcut of which he is interested with
Mr. Helm and others, before proceeding to
Yavapai county has 14,000 inhabitauts.
1'iilcuflV In Ntw OrltMii.
The suburlisof Jetferson wcroexcited a few
evenintrs since. Sot ietv was nhakon to the
foundation while all the urchins fairly veil
ed with enthusiastic delight
The eauce. it appears, was the anonncc-
uipnl tlHU at nine v. m. on a green near Jlag
arine Meet, silmky Hill and Rattling Tom
ttto youths of tint section would meet in
battle array to settle, according to the rulos
of the prixe ring, a quarrel that existed for
many uays. and winch had grown so bitter
that it mis determined by common consent
that nothing short of a tight could bring the
niNtter to a 11 mil isue.
Accordingly at the appointed hour the
principals each accompanied by a delegation
if iriemN ant ml in i rets, repaired to the bat
tleground, and Hinid encrying shouts, such
a -Slug him "Tom." Hust him wide open,"
"ICnock the stulfin out of him," "Urcak his
jaw Rill." and similar kindly suggestions,
the combatants leaped into the arena, so to
; speak, and began to strip to the butf, as jcr
,rue l,mo n" requirements. At this time
' th'' spectators gatlu-red at the ring side num.
t " """""f " lu-'
not only bovs and girls' but men and wo
men, to whom the intelligence of the mill
had come as a pleasant invitation to break
the monotony of the summer's dullness nnd
they were egerly, aud excilcdly waiting for
the sport 'to begin; tor mind you, the treat
was too delicious to permit the instinct
of humanity a voice in the matter. On the
outskirts of the crowd sentinels had been
stationed to give due warning of the ap
proach of peelers, and, in short, every prep
aration to a firt-clttM tight had been made.
Meanwhile the iale Luna illumined the
scene and the fighters were engag-sl in re-
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and somehow he conldn t manage his shirt
u ill. ! Imitn immift.Kl bv Tom ( who
numbering eighteen years wa natutally a
letter sdiirt linger). Tom, having accord
ingly shucked his shirt iirst, a.ked Hill
"where he'd have it." and Bill just in the
act of slinnintr his tormenting shirt over his
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I head, said, Anywhere," not thinking the uo
i ble Thomas would stiikeout before time was
Hut the noble Thomas had no no
f;.,n .,--w;ntr r.,r Um.. -.hi! 1. Will.
lam "hKie it" right then-and then, and to ! p-vchieal aim phyical j.lanoinem, are un
sueh purpose that VUIiam.traightwnv stop- j que-tiouably genuuie t.xts. he thinks, "la
ped cur u:i" his -hirt for the pure minded London and clsew herr ." he -sty-, -smntsaro
nuroose . iiowlinir at his foe, and crving a-,
: loud to the wds thst lie would have
revenge. In a trice the misenible shirt was
! oil', and then, like the graded tiger or the
bearded lion. William sprang upon !.isiival
ith a well directed clip under tne lett ear
I supiKis,. mat the fun thev had come after i
j they had obtaintnl in the fullest
Alter Billv hl himmerwl lom
; live minutes that worthy cried "enough.
! mid veiled for the police. Then Hill let him
p; the IwiUle over, and the vnnuisheil
slinking away in disgrmv, left the victor to
be lionized by toe crowd and retniiii a val
iant hero for soma days to come. New Or
A. Ward to u Mltle Frleiut.
We have len jicrmitted to publish a letter
written by Mr. Charles F. Browne (Artemus
Ward l to "a young lady friend of his a little
girl, then of the agi of eight ud now the
w ife of a prominent merchant in a neighbor
ing city. The letter never has before ap
peared in print.
Snlem. Mass, June lSth, 1SG4.
My Dear Amelia: I cannot tell you how
much I miss you.
it seems as though I had lost all my ic
lutivus, including my grandmother and the
Why didn't I put you in a bottle and
bring you down here with me? But I am al
ways forgetting something. The other day
I went otf and forgot my Aunt Sarah, and
she's a good deal bigger than you are.
I like you very much. I should like you
just as well if you were tw elve years older.
I am very singular about some things
You spoke to me about a Ixiy who is
jjj t,!lt j,,, j,uj ,e mav
my rival, i.snouui icei vcrv sorry 10
to it. I am in hojies that he will take Him
self into a premature tomb that he may
choke h.msclf with a large slice of pudding;
but if he does neither. I shall feel forced to
load him with chains ami read all mv lect
ures to him That will finish him. His
boots may remain, but the rest of him will
have perisheu miserably long ere 1 have got
You must he a good little girl, and always
mind your mother. Never let your excell
ent mother feel sorry that she is acquainted
with you. If it hadn't been for her, you
might have got drowned in a soup-plate
In fact, my dear Amelia, so couduct your
self that even on dark ami raiuy days the
bright sun may shine wherever you are, and
that the stars (which are next to the sun in
brightness) may never Hash so brilliantly
but that you can always look steadily and
hopefully toward them. Faithfull jAiur
friend. A. W.vuu.
New York Sun.
A COMl'I.lM KNT TO THE CllAKT. III the
will ol the late Dr. John C. Van Wyck, of
Oakland, Cal., wcurs this clause:
I desire mv son Stedincn to be as thor
oughly educated as he may desire, consist
ent with the means at the disposal of his
guardian. Should he not evince a disposition
to acquire an education, or should circum
stances compel him to leave school or col
lege, to contr.bute to his maiutainancc. 1
insist upon his learning a trade of some
kind: but leave the selection entirely op
tional with him. I would advise him to
learn that of " printing," as should he in af
ter life adopt one, or "other of the lcarued
professions, he will have acquired greater
mental culture than iu any other mechanical
The Dr. was quite wealthy yet he was so
much opposed to the fashionable follies of
the day that he gives this direction as to his
My cofiin ws be of the simplest nnd
cheapest kind, made without any ornaineu
tatio.i or iu-criptioa plate. The bandies
(should there lv unyi are not to lie plated,
and are to be as plain as possible. The
funeral services of the Protestant Episcopal
Church are to be jierfornieil. Four car
riages will be more than suthVent for my
frieuda. I do not wish my children to put
on mott ring for mc: yet 1 make not the
slightest opposition to their wishes iu this
The Emperor of China has forbidden the
importation and use of opium in China. If
ho can succeed in eradicating the use of this
noxious drug among his people ho will prove
himself a granter benefactor to them than
their dotni-god Confucius.
he sent the aforesiad rival to grass, and then j sujKjrtine spiritual texture, whereas human
he proceeded to sit uown upon him, to stcp ! fo'ncs, under similar conuitiotis, became
all over him and to pound him all over. ! aMe carl ropes Out ot these gnrm
AU this time the crowd of observers fairly , s portions may be cut More the tempo
dancekl with jov Thev ha ?nt seen such a . ' organism dissoh es into its origmaJ certi
prettv fMit siuce web-fHititl Sal whipped ' xuotits- which it d-e even w hile vim are look
tho b'le ir-eved milkmair and so it is fair to "Js' " - and the rent m the garment is m-
"The boy .stood by llio stable door
And watched th'o pensive mulo;
A thoughtful attitude it wore,
An air serenely cool.
That bov approached its hinder end
Let fall the pitying tears;
"He's gone to meet Ins br. thor, and
His ago was seien yeans."
Let capital shako hands with labor,
Let the poor have the bread they earn,
For surely they need every onny,
Is a lesson quite easy to learn."
Itcmembcr the poor loo I heir children,
So give them a .smile, not a frown,
Live and let live, be your motto,
Oh ! doni put the working man down.
Little drops f whisky
Mixed Mi h dmjis of water,
Make a fellow frisky
And do what he hadn't ought ten
Alex. Majors the veteran King of all th
"bullwhackers," came in on Saturday eve
ning from Haydcns ferry on Salt River,
where he has been suiKrintrndiog the farm
ing business of Judge C. T. Hnydcn during
the Summer. He is now on his way to
Great Salt Lake, in his own conveyance,
where he expects to engage in business with
parties with whom he has been for some
time in correspondence. Mr. Majors, in the
days when he was the vetitable King of the
plains, did a large freighting business with
Salt Lake, and is well known there for his
punctuality and upright character. So that
he needs neither latruduction nor recom
mendation to the people among whom he
goes to make his future home. Judge How
ard has suggested that jerhaps they want
him to take the place made vacant by the
death of Brigham; but th's he positively de
nies, and allege, among other reasons, that
there is a lady in Ssn Jose, On!., who excr-
: cises a large lutluence over bun, and who is
, , . , . ,
I '-Cldedlv opiiowl to the doctrine of JoIvg-
amy, which, in order to till the place of the
deceased President, he would be obliged to
practice quite extensively.
TkSXTSON's RlIOTHKU A SrilUTCYMST.
F. Tennyson, brother of the poet, has writ
ten u letter on Spiritulisiu, in which he says
it is the grand subject of the day. to which'
. no otiier approacties in iin:Hrtunce. 1'iu
meurnated tor penmL iiirymg trom a qnar
ter of an hour to three hours, ami appear in
the seaueo renins in the midst of the assem
bled company, clothed in habilments palpa
ble and material, which under microscopic
inspection lose nothing of their wondstfol
gantry uucu up ami no appeanince 01 tijo
I'l'iiv. a twin itrt it-uti iir o ifuiu
suem that Spiritualism is a family mutter
with the Tennvsous.
Stiiiili-y Miitlicuo 011 llie Silver Oiiestlon
Ati i hns (Ohio). Aug. 27th. Stanley Math
ews addre-setl a large meeting- hero on Sat
urday night on political questions- He hand
led the tin-incial question ably, and conclud
ed :,4I join therefore, heartily in tbeduintiml
for the monctizutinn of silver, the restoration
to our coinage and currency of the ancient
sdver dollar, without other limit than is se
cured by govenuent control of its quantity'
guided by an experience of the mutts. It
is equally the demand of justice and sound
public policy, the indispensable crmduion
and only safe road to return pi ion v a resump
tion of specie jmymentv which shall not re
tire aud cancel our treasury notes, but make,
them equal in value to silver and gold, and
exchangeable at par with coin on demand,
and so preserve and perpetuate them sis our
national currency the cheapest, the most
uniform, the most pet feet American currency.
Bnnfort's Wine aud Liquor Circular is re
sponsible for the following sfory of a Penn
sylvania German who fills the twofold josi
tion in the community of saloon-keeper on
wecK-days and organist of a church on Sun
days. A short tune a.40 he had been up
pretty late oi Saturday night waiting on
customers, aud next day, while presiding at
the organ, found it difficult to kep his eyes
open. The preacher proceeded with his ser
mon to the end, and at its conclusion tneor
ganist was fast asleep and snoring loudly.
The choir being in readiness to begin sing
ing, some one shook the sleeping musician
from his slumbers to play the accompani
mcnt. He awoke with a start, and electri
fied the congregation by shouting at the top
of his voice
A Plucky Doctok. The Owyhee Ava
lanhce tells of a plucky Idaho physician
named Peters, who, when near the house of
a man who had been accidentally shot, anil
whom the doctor was going to attend, w.n
thrown from a buggy and had his arm bad
ly broken, notwithstanding which Jie dress
ed the patient's wound, and with his left
hand drove the team all day through the heat
over a rough road to his home in Silver City,
where the broken bones of the arms were
set. There is nothing chicken-hearted about;
that son of a G alcn.
Fiiom C'ami EnsTEEN(Henry Lake), Aug.
lioth. According to McDowell's order, ive
begin a campaign agains. the hostiles on the
28th to the bitter end. Surgeon Alexander
reported 30 men completely worn out and
many horses in the same condition. Scout
reported that the Indiaus are across the
mouth of Slinking Water. Many Bannock
have already left on account of the cold.
Condensed Facts. A man walks .'5 miles
an hour; a horse trots 7: slow rivers flow 4;
steamboats run IS; sailing vessels mnke 10;
rapid rivers flow 7: moderate winds blow 7;
storms move '5(1; hurricanes SO; a rille ball
1.000 miles an hour; sound. 743; light. 190,
000; electricity. 2S0.090. 00 drops make a
toaspoonful; tiireeteaspoonsfula tahlcsoon
ful. There are 2,7o0 languages. One jMjrson
dies at each pulsation of the heart; a genera
tiou is 110 years; average of life 111 years. -
Rev. J. 0. Rainur, chaplaiu in the U. S
Army, who preached to the boys in the Mo
doc war, but is now stationed at Angel Is
land, has purchased a tine much iu Sonoma
county, Cal., and settled his mhiou it. This
is the first instance on record of an Army
chaplain saving money enough to buy a
valuable farm. Chaplaiu Bailor's accounts
ought tube investigated.
Let a young man and a young woman try
the following scientific experiment: A gal
vanic battery is set in motion, and while he
takes one handle in one of his hands, .she
akes the other in one of hers. Then " let
them softly kiss each other. It biiugs out
nil the fireworks there are in two loviug
Reports from Bozeman. Montana, of Aug.
2Sth, say General Sturgis has six compa
nies on the Yellowstone to meet Joseph',
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