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THE JLlIZOI$j? JBVUBLIO-AJST: SATUEDAY, OGTOBEB 3, 691.
LOCUSTS IN LNDIA.
A Graphic Doscriptlon of a Battlo
with tho Posts.
The Native Turn (hit with Cannon and
firearm Hut Am Unnlilc In Stein
the Terrible Tl of A1-
I sop by the foreltrn. toloprams thru
north Africa i thrvnleiu'ti ly u Hwnriu
of locusts, which rvinhuK me, says nn
liulia correspondent of tho St. Louis
(JlolHi-lk'inocrat, that 1 saw tlevnstutliitf
attacks of those, terrible inseets in
southern and northern Imlia. Tho
first was in tho Tinnovally district,
Madras presidency, in tho great famine
year. 1 was finishing my "lig liroak
fast" when tho tehslldar eamo to my
tent and said: "Wo are Kint7 to
aain troubled." "What with?" "Lo
custs." I had heard of their visits and
1 pulled a lonp face. Tho famine was
practically over. Tho crops were just
K-ginnintf to show their greenery, and
everything was propitious. The gov
ernment was merely carrying tho
natives ovor till Mich a time ns tho grain
ripened and harvest commenced. I fol
lowed tho tehslldar to tho door of my
tent and saw a huge black cloud in the
It camo nearer and nearer, and soon
tho sky grew darkened, tho sun was
completely obscured and a whirr and
click llko many millions of sewing ma
chines wero in the air. Tho noiso was
terrific. Suddenly that great black
animated cloud settled on a patch about
a mile distant and gave us breathing
time against their assault. Tho tehslldar
hurried back to tho village. My serv
ants stripped the hugo tents of their
-verandas and placed tho awnlngcare
f ully over a young row of green peas.
Vegetables wero similarly covered.
In tho village all was turmoil. The
women were walling and tho men and
iKiys rushing aimlessly about with tom
toms, guns and other uoise-producing
instruments. Tho tehsildar had given
orders to charge full of gunpowder an
ancient field piece, a relic of tho days of
Dutch supremacy. Tho Hat stone roofs
were covered with men carrying arms
and whistles and the great parapets of
tho hugo temple wero alive with human
On camo tho locusts. Tho guns
barked, tho cannon thundered, tho
whistles blew, tho tom-tom clashed,
women screamed and men shouted, dogs
snarled, but it was of no avail. Tho in
sects settled down on tho flelcjs adjoin
ing tho village, and on thelrees, and in
a few hours tho place was clean of veg
etation. I never saw such destruction,
so complete, so absolute, so thorough.
Thousands of the pests wero slain, but
tho click of their jaws ceased not, and
when every blade was devoured, on
they swept. The next time I made the
acquaintance of the hungry locust was
in Agra. I was staying with a gentle
man well known throughout the north
west, whose house on the Jumna road
is much admired for the lieauty of the
gardens. In it there uro magnificent
tamarind trees, a noble avenue of mul
berry trees, mango, and other lovely
trees belonging to India.
The locusts attacked tho place about
ten a. m., and after they had satisfied
themselves you would have imagined
that a great fort had opened Are on tho
devoted place. Enormous branches had
been broken down by the winged pests,
and in several instances only the parent
stem of tho trees was standing. An out
house, which was covered with a
gorgeous creeper, was literally crushed
In on account of tho numbers that set
tled thereon. Agra was bare. Not a
garden was left, not a blade of grass,
and tho expenditure of gunpowder was
fearful. The locusts arw said to ba
edible, but I never yet found a person
who had Imitated John the IlaptlsU
PROFIT IN CANARIES. ,
A Mean ij Which Women Can Make
In many parts of Germany, particu
larly in the Harz mountains, women
make hundreds of dollars a j'eur solely
on canaries. They give up two or three
rooms in tho house to them, and in one
room sometimes have as many as two
hundred cages, each containiifg a pair
of birds busily engaged in raising fami
lies. The caro of birds requires a good
deal of time, but if properly tended,
and so kept healthy, they will raise two
or three families evety summer, und
sometimes ten to fifteen young birds
are the result of one season's hatching
from a single pair. As long ns women
keep canaries as pets tho demand will
continue, for tho birds are delicate and
short-Hved; but a pair of healthy birds
always commands a good prico and the
outlay of capital Is small, and for un
indoor employment few kinds of busi
ness render moro profit on tho slzo of
Flrt Confederate Ordinance.
The first legislative move toward a
southern confederacy was the conven
tion that met at Columbia, S. C, De
cember 17, 1800, and (on account of
epidemic) adjourned to Charleston, S.
C, where, Decemlwr 20, 1800, tho fol
lowing ordinance wns passed: "We, the
people of tho state of South Curoliua,
In convention assembled, do declare mid
It is hereby declared and ordained, that
tho ordinance adopted by us In conven
tion on the twenty-third day of May, In
the year of our Lord one thousand
seven hundred and eighty-eight, where
by tho constitution of tho United States
was ratified, and also nil acts and parts
of acts of the general nssembly of this
stato ratifying amendments of tho snid
constitution are hereby repealed, and
that tho union now subsisting between
South Carolina and other states, under
the name of the United States of Amer
ica, Is hereby dissolved."
t. The Tower of Loileetone.
A magnet carried by Xewton in a
finger-ring is said to have been capable
of raising 740 grains, or about "to times
its own weight of a grains, and to have
leen much admired In consequence. A
magnet, formerly belonging t Sir John
Leslie, and now in tho physical collec
tion nt Kdinburg, has still greater jkjw
er. however, weighing Sf grains and
being able to support 1,500 grains.
AN UNKNOWN CITY.
Ooe It Kxlst, or 1 It a Mexican Indian
Mysterious cities, hedged In by bar
barian jealousy, and covered deep un
der tho reserve of fear, He in secure
. corners of the old world, and hints are
riot and then heard that their counter
parts may bo found upon this side of
the sea. Tho latest Is located In Mex
ico, and lias been described to a re
porter of tho Philadelphia Inquirer:
"During tho frequent visits I have
made to Mexico," said a mining engi
neer, "I have como in contact with
many of tho Indians resident thcro and
have heard some very singular stories.
' ...1.!1. ill !., Tn.Itnnn imll.l t rt 4it1t.
HO, WII1UII Mil HIU lllvimili mill, ii wil
ing, is that far In the interior exists an
enormous city, never yet visited by
whito men.' It is described as peopled
by a race similar to the ancient Aztecs,
who are sun worshipers and otter hu
man sacrifices to their dtety.
"Tho race Is said to be in a high state
of civilization, nnd tho Indians say that
tho city is full of hugo structures which
are miracles of quaint but beautiful
architecture, and are sltunted on broad,
paved streets far surpassing those
of tho City of Mexico.
"Ono Indian, I recollect, assured me
that he had seen tho city and its inhab
itants with his own eyes, but had been
nfrhldof being captured and had lied.
Of course, I tlid not believe him, but,
nil the same, it is not u little strange
that tho accounts of tho Mexican In
dians relative to the mysterious and
magnificent interior city ngreo per
fectly." A Snake'a Ulc Umlprtaklnfr.
A negro woman in Georgia Jiood cot
ton until midday, and then lay down
for a nap In the shade of a tree. Sho
was barefooted.. Suddenly a tickling
sensation in ono of her big toes dis
turbed her slumber. Sho looked sleep
ily in that direction, and saw a sight
that made her teeth chatter. A huge
blacksnnko had swnllowed the toe, and
was acting as though ho proposed to
swallow tho rest of her. As sho gaed
along tho sleek baclcof tho undulating
serpent ho seemed so long that his tail
w as below tho horizon. When sho re
covered from her temporary paralysis
sho arose like n skyrocket fired slant
wise, nnd disappeared in tho pino tim
ber with a blood-curdling shriek. After
being jerked through tho underbrush
for a few rods tho snako let go.
Tho 1'atlent Chinee.
A wonderful example of patience In
the Chinee is afforded by a consular re
port dealing with tho manufacture of
suit in central China. Holes about six
Inches in' diameter nro bored in tho
rock by means of a primitive form of
Iron drill, and sometimes a period of
forty years elapses before tho covered
brine is renched, so that tho work is
carried on from ono generation to nn
other. During this time tho boring, ns
may Iks imagined, goes down to an im
mense depth. When brine is fouud it
Ls drawn up In bamboo tubes by n rope
working over u largo drum turned by
bullocks. Tho brine is evaporated in
iron caldrons, tho heat being supplied
by natural gas, which is generally
found in tho vicinity of tho salt wells.
I'laut of the World.
j ue flora of Huropo embraces nbout
10,000 species. India has about 15,000.
The llritish possessions in North Amer
ica, though with an area nearly as large
as Kuropo, havti only about 5,000. One
pf tho richest floras is that of Capo of
Good Hope and Natal, which figures up
about 10,000 specie. Australia also is
rich in species, about 10,000 being now
How to (Jet Itlch.
. The art of money getting, according
to tho late 1. T. Itanium, Is summed up
hereunder: "Don't drink; don't be
above your business; don't mistake your
vocation? select the right location; avoid
debt; persevere; whatever you do, do
with all your might; depend upon your
own personal exertions; use the liest
tools; don't scatter your powers; bo
systematic; read tho newspapers; be
ware of outside operations; don't in
dorse without good security; advertise
your business; be polito and kind to
your customers; be charitable; don't tell
what you nro going to do; and preservu
A Lucky Find.
A Tennsylvnula spinster died recently
leaving nothing to her relatives save an
old bustle. This they promptly pitched
Into tho fire, but as promptly pulled It
out again when they saw a greenback
of a largo denomination sticking out
from one corner. Thoy found a fortune
In tbo bustle.
Dr. Prlcu-H llnvorluc JCxtraotH.
NATURAL FRUIT FLAVORS.
Vanilla - or porfoot purity.
Lemon -I of groat strength.
Almond Z Eoonomy'ntno'ruso
Rose etcrl Flavor no delicately
nnd dollclouBly nti tho f roah fruit.
What We Want.
Free coinage of ilUcr Is what we demand :
Htatchood of which we can hoait.
Factories established herein our land,
And our North and Houth road of course.
But the greatest of all needed by man
Is the bargains we' offer In the Kepubll
-HKBX1X UEAb KCTVTg CO.
Use Tea Kose Borax Boap.
St. Claikk & Pjiatt, stationers.
Hkht soap in tho world Tea RCse
IIkht nnd cheapest family groceries nt
La Mariposa store.
The only reliable grocery store in the
Territory La Mariposa more.
Miss . L, Uohqukz, Spanish teacher,
residence, Center street.
For a first-class breakfast go to the
Maricopa House, at Maricopa,
Now winter dry goods and clothing
arriving dally at Dillon & Kenualy.
Freo Free. School tublots given
awar with each oalr of school ahnna at Tilllnn
riciiooi shoes I school shoes I Special
reduction during the next tlnrtr ilavs at Dlllnn
Wanted twentv-five or thirty rounds
of clean cotton rags at this ofllce. for wnlch the
nigueiirasn price win to paid, immediately.
Many strange things happen. The
forty miners (Uncovered gold, but Coronado
Natural Mineral Water ls the ureatent illrnvi-T
of today. It ls being shipped to all parts of the
world. A large supply on hand at Goldman
A Co's. - , '
iMisH . F. Taylor, a grnduato of tho
New England C'onserTalory of Music, Boston,
Mass.. will bo at the Windsor Momlava mul
Thursdays, cominenclni; Oct. S, to recelvo pit-
1ub iii iuuii uiiu instrumental music
Thk Mesa City Fruit Store hnvo
added a soda fountain and can now supply
that cooling beverage to all coiners. Try our
Tim North and South road will soon
be built, but in the meantime People's & Hinlth
continue to do first class dyeing, cleaning and
repairing, gent's clothing a specialty, at bed
rook prices. Opposite KupubUcan oQlco.
You turn tho crank, tho cylindor does tho rest. No hard
lahor required to freozo tho cream. Call and
see them at
-:- BURTIS! -:-
A BOON JOR THE FARMER AND DAIRYMAN
TO KEEP MILK
CALL AND GET A SAMPLE.
You'll Have to Have Them Some Dayl
Dont Wait 'Till You're Obliged to Telegraph
(After a While 'Instead of Saying "Good Morning, Have You Used
Pear's Soap? Which by the Way we Sell) Folks Will Probably Say: J
Good Morning, Have You Used? .. .. .. .:. J
TJ UL00D AND LIVER PILLS.
inr TTMTirnvwn . .
"We Ejliow They .A.re the Best and
Can't IGCeeiD i t a Secret any Longer.
TJ. 0. DUNBJ
NOW HAV10 0T HAXD
Some Choice Property
WHICH WILL BE SOLD OX REASONABLE TERMS AT A
Lots In Collins And Capitol Additions.
Five Acre Tracts Adjoining The Capitol Grounds.
Office: Commercial Hotel Block.
Santa Fe Route
'The Tavorito Route to A-llSiPoints
NOBTH EAST and WEST.
' , Are advised of low rates in effect, and
will be pleased to furnish any informa
tion upon application. See that your
tickets read via "SpTA PE ROUTE."
GEO. T NICHOLSON, 0, I. & T. A. w C. II. M0BEH0U8K, F. & P. A.
E. E. PItOWEL, Proscription Druffjjist.
UXDKK Ol'WRA HOUSE.
C. W. JOHNSTONE.
- - Fhoeiiv, Arizona.
St. Louta, Kaunas City, Chicago,
City of Mexico. Now York, Phila
delphia, Baltimore, Washing:'
ton, Cincinnati and Louisville.
EI Paso, Tex. I
Maricopa & Phoenix R. R.
NEW TIME TABLE.
In Kftkct Jon 15, 1891-
NtOM O O TOWAKD
FIIUCNIX S rillKNIZ
Freis'tand g g FrolR'tand
l'lU8. A ,rf I'm
4:00 a. m l'lmmlx. 31 1:10 p.m
4:25 n. in, I T..m .y? (12M0 1'.m
4:l5n.ui. 8 -Tempo 27 jarJo ,.m
5:10 a.m. IG 'Kjienc 18 11:55 a. m
5:10a.m. 27 . ... Sicuton 8 U:25a.m
6:05a. m.t, 31 Mnrlropq 11:00 ft. m
Southern Pacific cast bound panel Maricopa
at 10M.A. M.
Southern I'aclflo west bound passes Maricopa
at 6:35 X. H.
Trains atop on signal.
Trains make clous connection with Southern
Pacific trains. Connect at Tempo with stages
for Mesa City, Tonosvllle and Fort McDowell;
at Phoenix wltn stages lor l'rescott.Wlelienburir
and Vulture. C. 8. M A8TEN,
Vice-President and Manaeer
TEXAS AND PACIFIC
EL PASO ROUTE
MKKCT LINK TO
New Orleans and Shreveport, La., Texarkana,
Fort Worth, 8herman and Paris, Tex.,
To St. Louie and the Nortli and EaHtern
Tezaa and Louisiana,
THE ONLY LINK OFFKKINQ CHOICE OF
routes to points In the Southwest via Mem
phis, Shreveport or New Orleans. Pullman Pal
ace Bleeping Cars through to Now Orleans via
Texarkana and the Iron Mountain Route.
For ticket rates, time tables and all desired
JNO. A. QKANT, I). W. MCCULLOCH
Third Vice-President, Oen. Passenger Agent
Dallas, Texas. Dallas, Texas.
K. L. 8AK0ENT.
General Agent. El Paso.
Southern Pacific Co.
O AK A. M. DAILY. MIXED TIIAIN FOR
.JO TucMin, Ileuson, Lordshurgh and In
6 0K A, M. DAILY, PACIFIC EXPRESS
lOO for points In Callfornla.Ncvada,
gou and Washington.
1A ,C A. M. DAILY, ATLANTIC EX
LU.rz: O pre" tot Tucson, ltenwm, Demlng
ill PakoVeau Antonio, Houston and New Orleans
6 1 r P.M. DAILY, MIXED TRAIN FOR
lXJ Yuma and Intermediate stations.
T. If. GOODMAN,
Oen. Pas. Agent
Ucn. Trafllo Manager.
LANDS, (P. 0. Boi III)
first-Class Fruit Trees
12I..000 While Adriatlo Fig Trees
500,0110 White Adriatic Fig Cuttings
600,000 Muscat Orape Vines
no.000 Qodo Illanco Orape Vines
1,000,000 Muscat Urapo Cuttings
GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME.
For Particucars Address
H. W. Adams,
w . PHOENIX, ARIZ.
WE ARE EXTENSIVE RAISERS AND
dealers In all klndsof FRUIT TEEES. and
hard for next winter planting one of the largest
stoelis on the Pacific Coast.
Wn hare everything needed In the Orchard
or Vineyard, and are now ready to make con
tractu or this coming season.
Wiltc to us for (imitations bofore buying your
supply. No Agents. Dtal direct with us.
Hall's Addition Nursery Company
Jfirlo AIocUoul Co.
FOR MEN ONLY
YOUNG MENOLD MEN
. IT II THE TOILS 0FTHI SIIPIITS OF DISEASE.
Tfciy mass Dtrols (Sorts to fr.t tnimitlrts.
oni no sDowinc now 10 sucCMiro.ur
SHAKLUH- TMt HORRID SNAKES
taty IT an id dwpalr Mil link l&u in .trlf
OUR NEW BOOK
.aft frt. ittit-rtl j. (Htld
ff r.llltl tlm.ilLlDI
at and Afflictions of tho
Orrint of Mm, nnd how dy
by nithodi oxcWilTtlr or
own. tho wont rsutrsi ot
Loot or rutlnr Manhood,
G.noro.1 nnd nirtoBO Do
') bllltr, Wttisiit of Body
( and Mind, ESscti of Errors
or 'BZCOIItl. Bisnua or
Shrussn Orcias run b Cared. Bon.Mi in . doy.
OEOAHS A rABTSotBODT mod. pUln to HllnLr.lt.il.
Un UiUrr rrroi fro Blot... T.rrltoms sod ror.lto CntrUa.
You f .0 trrlw th.m. For Book,roMxplnol.a and prwinj, addroas
.v, . V3iJ
xVfHh wl Kv-i r
i nxi ai kt , ic
irv ' -h-7. ia
I?hounlx ItMil KhUUo do.
Fruit Land !
Will Soon be
The Most Substantial
. Now is the opportunity of a life-time to secure
WATER RIGHTS for choice lands at a low price.
WILL YOU ACCEPT 0E NOT?
We are authorized to sell Water Rights for
10,000 Acres of land at the following figures;
Price per Acre, Cash,
Price per Acre, On Time,
Terms 5 00 per acre cash, balance in 3, A and
5 years at 5 per cent interest in equal payments.
Prices will Advance after Water Rights for
10,000 Acres of Land Have Been Sold.
A Jfflf FACTS PERTAINING TO GILA VALLET:
Gila VaUey Fruits Eipen 8 to G Weeks in Ad
vance of California.
Gila Valley Soil is Superior to that of the ile.
as is Shown in Analysis made by the Special
Committee of the U.S. Senate Eeport 028, Part 1,
May 5, 1890. Page 60.
Gila Valley is Especially Adapted to Citrus Fruit
Gila Valley Land and Water will Cost you only
13.75 per acre.
Gila Valley, owing to its Mild and Dry Winters,
can not he Surpassed as a Health .Resort.
Gila Valley is Surrounded by Gold, Copper, Sil
ver, Lead and other Metals. -
Gila Valley is Located on the Main Line of the
Southern Pacific Eailroad.
Gila Valley in a Few Years will be a Second
Garden of Eden.
For Further Information
Room 7 Monihon Block.
Phoenix, - Arizona,
and Strongest Dam
Call on or Address