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Tucson, A. T., Saturdays OqtQber 16, 1889.
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TUCSON, A. T.
Attorney and Counselor at lav
(Mice in Ointrt-houso Building
TUCSON, A. .
TUCSON', A. 'J'.
Ill ESEu-:!?. AH-S and 2'OIITER
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e liick of goods selected
EXriLLailA" FORTIUS MARKET,
i-'ing in part of
.j.'.ods and Clothing.. Hats and Caps, Boot?
i-Ve, Military Furnishing goods of all des
, Staple and Fani-v fiuods, HeUs, Pistols,
i r, Perfusion caps, Ac, d;c., which they
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. f il l'.r past f.i.-or.? they respectfully solicit
i : :i;i-o of public patronage,
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OOPER, WUITIXG, & CO-
Arrv.na City, Maricopa Wells, Sncnton,
weet Water and Camp McDowell,
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can Jb rancisco Jobber s Proutwliieu is
ALL WK ASK TO MAKE.
"Live and Let Live,"
is our inoUo. Our terms arc
CASH. EXCLUSIVELY, and for cash,
HOOPER, WHITING & CO.
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The Hera Id's Washington correspondent
writes under date cf Sept. 10th :
The reported quadruple alliance on the part
of England, France Austria and Spain to gnar
antee the latter in the' possession of Cuba
against the wishes of the United States, forms
the most interesting subject of discussion here
just now. Very conflicting rumors are afloat,
some of them quite startling, and if onlj true,
certain to eventuate in a collision between cur
own and some of the leading governments cf
Europe. To add to the excitement our own
American Minister of Foreign Affairs is jint
now afllicled with a very severe attack of otfi
c'ul reticence. lie won't say one word about
the "ever faithful," and, of course, pople con
strue the extraordinary caution thus practised
into a confirmation of the alarming telegram
from iladrid yesterday. Then, -agaip, Seirores
Lemus and Ruiz, the Cuban Representatives,
are unusually secretive. They confess to a
solemn confab with Sir. Fish yesterday, and
though they refuse to disclose the precise
nature, st ill declare that only a few days will
elapse before the world liters some news that
will be eminently favorable to Cuba. Doe3 this
mean that Mr. Fish has at lajt concluded that
it will be idle to palaver any longer with Spain
about mediation and purchase, and that he is
about to grant what Cuba has so long sighed
foi belligerent rig'it.s and recognition of
Cuban iudepci'deuc' ?
Judging from the caution displayed by Le
mus &, Co. one would tuppose that this is the
"eminently fftvor-ible news" tht is to astonish
the world in a few diiya. But your correspond
ent Km to often before heard of tliese sanguine
predictions that he i bIow to believe that the
moment has n,l li come when our govern
ment is about to take k stand in sympathy with
,thu national feeling ahd in conformity with our
iihtional intercuts. It is certain, however,'thnt
something" 1 lra;niy1..iLuugirpit:iBeTiyimr"?r
iis difficult to ascertain.
From the S. F. Examinor.
If there were any Newspaper men at Dash
way hall last Sunday night, they must hare
heartilv endorsed the sentiments expressed by
Mr. Doles J. Howe in his able and compre
hensive lecture on Journalism. These was so
much truth in all he said about this mystic art
of printinir, etc., one could not help from ad
miring it. But what most particularly attracted
our attention wns his allusion to those who
write for the newspapers the class of volun
tary correspondents. Wo have often been
annoyed and disgusted to read long, windy, ver
bose articles, which, when subjected to anal
ysis, were utterly destitute of substance. There
are very few persons, indeed, who are com
petent to ''get up" a good article for the paper.
There is n certain style to be adopted and fol
lowed that is known only to editors and report
ers. It is not only in editorials but also in local
items that this rule applies. An article should
be short, compact, terse, using no more words
than are actually necessary to express the facts.
There are some reporers who hare an idea that
the merits of a local item Consists in its length,
its humor and a plentiful supply of high-sounding
words, whh now and then a little Latin or
French thrown in, as a sort of spice to the
cake. This is all nonsense. The great trouble
with some ittmizers too, is this: They know not
just when and where to end an article, but
they goon and give their own comments upon
it as if anybody cared a fig what the reporter's
opinion was. What people want to know is
the simple facts briefly, clearly and correctly
stated. If a murder occurs let the itemsmsn
hunt up all the particulars as near as he car.
get them, put them into good shape, use few
words, state the case and there stop, If any
comments aro to be made about the "horrible
murder" it 13 tbo editor's business to attend to
this not the reporter's.
The Jmfiina&t has taken a stand
the the things fliich have been, and the Dait-
Book comments upon its demise in a manner
which doubtless constitutes a good joke, but
wlP"an be enjoyed, we think, only by those
wfiface sufficiently acquainted with the office
of the Imperialiit and with Mercer street to
enable them to "see the point :"
"Th fimperiajisfihas exploded, nothing
tangible is to b seen of its remains, not a rag ;
and' the only evidence that it ever had an ex
i.stence ia a very bad smellat the locality in
Mercer street, whence it lately emanated a
very proper place, by the way, for such an en
torprise, and the bowls of some of the silly
dupes who had sent their money, for a year's
reading of the imperial twaddle, but had only
been served with a quarter of it. Wo are to!d
that of late, at the hour of midnight, when all
is still and the public guardians take their
slow and measured tramp thro Mercer street,
one hand on their locusts and the other on
their revolvers, there may be aeen oniho steps
of the late office of the Imperialist a sort of a
vapory ebject, ot clearly cut outline but ether
ial and semi-transparent in bulk, with a head
ornamented with a large crown, on each side
of which rises a huge ass's ear, four feet high.
The form of this object seems to indicate a
cross bstween a Spanish donkey and the well
known British lion. There is a tail and a pair
of split hoofs, easy distinguishable under a
misty drapery; and as the terror-stricken watch
men on the opposite side of the street glance
fearfully over to the locality where this object
stand', they fancy they hear if the niht is still,
sepulchral tones constantly chanting the fol
lowing couplet : '
"Since I rrns so quickly done for,
Tell n:o what 1 was begun lor.
"Professor Flummux, a member of the New
York Farmer's Club, and a firm believer in
Cock Lane ghost otDr, Jchnson's time, baa
given liis opinion "Hint this object is "t no ghost
of the defunct Imperialist in an unpleasant
frame of mind, considering itself swindled bv
little Borie, the late secretary of the Navy, who
brought it into being, and after "nusaing it '
for ninety days, "wmtback on it," refusing
to furnish another stamp. No wonder the
disturbed ghost of the defunct Imperialist walks
Mercer street at midnight and will not sleep-
Borie was a heartless traitor to "give it up so."
Yesterday afternoon a two -cent dog sprang
from an alley, closely followed by a five-cent
brick, rounding the corner at right augles, he
came in contact with the feet of a Dutch wo
man, who was carrying a jug of molasses in
one hind and a basket of eggs in the other.
The sudden collision of the dog with her
lower extremities threw bar from her feet, and
she sat down upon the basket of eggs, at the
same tim bre iking the jug of molasses oo the
pavement. A young gentle r,an, carpet-bag
in hand, anxious to catch the train was running
close behind, and stepping on the fragments
of thejn and its contents, sat down on th
chest ot theDutch woman who said 'Mein Gott.'
The young man said something about mal
do,fj but in the excitement he said it back
wards. In the mean time the dog had run
against the feet of a team ot horses attached
to a load of potatoes, and thoy taking fright
started for home. The end board being out
they unloaded the potatoes along the street as
they went. Crossing the railroad track the
waon caught in one of the rails and tore it
from its place. A freight train was corning
alona few moments later, was thrown liom
the track smashing up a dozen cars and killing
thirty or fori v hogs. The horses on reaching
home ran through the barn yard and overturn
ed a milk pail and contents which another
two-cent dog licked up. One of the horses
having broken his leg was killed this morning,
and the other is crippled for life. It is new a
mooted question whether the man who threw
the brick at the two-cent dog, or the man who
owns it, is responsible for the chaptor of acci
dents which followed. Some think ho is.
From Maryivillo Appeal.
Samnel A. King, the aeronant, gives the fl .
lowing amusing account olV.n ad venture iu tlw
.northern wilds 0f Maine ; had nil mi
usualiy long air voyage from B.tngori with sev
eral companions, and was passing over nlmOSt
an unbroken wilderness of forest and lake lo.ok
ing in vnin for a landing place. Night was
coming on, and the question where to land be
came a serious One. No sound 0f civilization
not a gun or an ax. nothing but primitive'oount
of nature. "Here is an. opening," cried one
passenger; "why not l.wid here?" No, boys',
have a little patience; we can do much better by
running down to the coast in the ooun'ter'cur
rent above us. Darkness had eam'e on, bat sefe-
"A light 1" TUU was the exclamation of one
who a morsent bekro thought he was doomed,
to starve in ike wilderness. Sure esough, thore
was a liht; but it was a great way ofC and might
not be in our cource, yet gradually we approach,
it. There is a dark, open pace. below. Is u
land or water ? I see a, fence. Over with the
anchor, find in a moment more we find our
selves swinging by the .inchor rope over a newly1
cleared field, among the stumps and logs. We
had landed in the only itdiabited spot within a
spaee of 20 miles, near a sawmill on the Oo
muclo River. The people who run the mill
lived nearby, and it was from their win low that
we saw the light. Wishi ig for some assistance
to remove the balloon to hino-nher ground, if'
possible, before letting the ga out, we remained
in lhe car, and takiugup my s( eaking tiump-jt
I hallooed, but the unearthly sound wan adding
terror to the already frightened inhabitants. One
man, however, a little baver tha-i the est, vn
turvu out after a whib, and ii.qnired "What i.i
it, any how?" By dint o! explaiiatio:: and per
suasion, we succeeded iu ge ting him to cam s
to ui. Giving him a line that was atiachd to
the car he was renutfUeiLjjmiiiif.-j.- -certain
log to prevent the balloon Irom swayinjr
ill we could get more help. Becoming im
pressed with the idea that our lives were in
danger, and that our safety depended on him,
he froze to that rope in a wonderful niannerr
it wa3 a little short, and, though he tried hard
to make it, fait every time lhe biloon would
settle, still he could notg'-t it fastened. 'J hen
the balloon would rise, and up he would go 20
:eet or more, and down giiu to try the same
thing over, but he scon began to teel cxhauste 1,
and, remembering his companions, broke out
with, ''Say I you blasted, golldumerel, coward
ly sneaks, come out and help me; the darned
thing 'ill kill me I" This started them; soon
five others made their appearance and assisted
in moving the balloon toa better pbice. The
first they knew of the balloon was from one of
the women who was just returning from milking,
seeing the moii3ter just above her and descend,
ing, she dropped her pail and fled to the home,
screaming in the most frantic manner. When
asked the matter, she could only reply, "Oh,
it's a forerunner!" I know it'3 a forerunner!''
Iu this backivoods place they had never heard
of a balloon, and many we-e the wonders and
surmises as to the meaning of our strange ap
pearance among them. The oldest man of
them all, however, seemed to have hit upon the
right idea, and coming up to me, in a jocose
way says he: "Ah ! veer skedad'ers 1" I shook
my head, and, pointing to the balloon, he nsh
"How many more is there up in th'cr ? It didn't
take so big a coach to bring so few of ye?' tie
was induced to change his mind at Inst, when
i'big coach " lay prone upon the ground.
On Friday last a baud of Indians, estimated
at 200 came within a few hundred yards of the
Archer station cn the IT. P. It. P... nine miles
east of Cheyenne, but retreated when No. 7
freight train approached the station. When
the train left the Indians again returned and
captured a soldier stationed there, who hap
pened to be a short distance away from the
station. He was carried away to lvhut fate
every one who ever saw an Indian well knows.
C. C. Jtgisler, Sept; U.