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reported entirely recovered. The boy
is named Spilker. On January 1H he
attempted to commit suicide, by
shooting himself in the left lung, the
bullet penetrating the heart. He was
removed from his residence to the
city hospital, and was rapidly bleed
ing to death. The flow of blood was
checked by the hospital staff, and the
remarkable surgicaloperatiou of sew
iug up a humau heart was undertaken
by Dr. Rassieur.
To do this, the physician was ob
liged to cut away a section of the
affeoted ribs, and also to cut through
the lung, raising it up to reach the
Irieardium. The bullet hole found
there was enlarged two inches, with a
pair of silver scissors, and the surgeon
inserted his fingers in the aperture
tawM made, drawing the heart to the
front wall of the pericardium.
With the delicate organ held in the
palm of his haud. he proceeded deftly
to sew up the gaping hole. The
stitches were taken, the blood spurt
ing out afresh at each prick of the
needle. In a short time the sutures
were made, and the throbbing mem
ler put back into its normal position.
The wound in the heart was one and
a half inches long, one-half inch
wide, and three-eights of an inch
The otierat ion gave the atieut lit
tle pain. and. contrary to the general
expectations of surgeons throughout
the city, proved beneficial from the
outset, as the youth improved stead
ily, and his recovery is nowlconsider
City Council Holds a Special Ses
sion Yesterday Afternoon and
Transacts Important Business.
A Resolution Passed Calling For a
Special Election on Proposition of
Bond Issue to Extend Water
chambers at the
Monday night's ad
eity council met in
in the city council
city hall yesterday
A VALUABLE INVITATION.
Pasadeua. California, has sent an
invitation to President Roosevelt to
visit that city which is the most un
ique as well as the most valuable ever
received by him.
It was gold and its exact value is
not known. The invitation is a key
of solid gold, and around the stem of
the key is a splendidly engraved
crown. The kev is emblematic of that
city and the crown is emblematic of city' t0 bld executive a8100 aml
come to an understanding on the mat
ter as soon as injssible.
afternoon at 3 o'clock, a full lniard
being present. The first matter that
was taken up was a resolution favor
ing the passage of the council bill in
the legislature to establish a manual
training school iu Prescott. Mr.
Norris addressed the council on the
resolution, explaining that the bill
carried with it an immediate appro
priation of 10,000 to le expended in
fitting up and equipping what is now
the high school building iu Prescott.
so that the new school could beopen
ed at the legiuiiiug of the school vear
next fall. It would also carry an ap
propriation of about $8000 per year to
maintain the school. He stated that
the bill had leen reKirted from the
committee and recommended to pass,
and urged the city council to pass
the resolution favoring the measure.
un motion the mayor was unanim
ously directed to forward such a reso
lution at once to the legislature.
Regarding the disputed matter of
city attorney Mr. Norris said on his
own behalf that he did not want to
be a bone of contention over which
the council and mayor should waste
valuable time in fighting and asked
the council and mayor, in the name
of harmony and for the good of the
The Cowan bill providing for the
diversion of the fees of the office of
the secretary of the territory arising
from the recording and .filing of ar
ticles of incorporations, to jthe terri
torial treasury was brought up in the
house yesterday afternoon, and a hot
fight ensued over it. While the bill
was not passed a vote showingthe re
spective strength of the opposing
sides was taken on a motion, showing
fifteen to favor the passage of the bill
and nine opposing it. Those voting
favorably to its passage were:
Bernard, Collins. Cowan. .Gonzalez.
Henry, Howell. Marlar. O'Connell.
Page, Parr. Roemer. St. Charles.
Webb. Williams. Woolf. tthe speak
Those opposed to its passage are
Barrow, Hem Henry. Ingalls. Morri
son. Lamont. Rowe. Schilling, White
side it. Rowe tried to amend it mak
ing it inoperative during the terra of
the present incumbent, but failed.
Whiteside tried to amend doubling
the fees giving the secretary one half
and the territory one half. This also
failed. The bill was finally sent to
the enrolling and engrossing commit
tee. The council did not transact
The mine inspector bill hat- been
defeated in the house by a vote of
fourteen to nine thus splintering an
other plank of the democcratic plat
form and thus fulfilling the predic
tion made last fall by the Journal -Miner.
The house passed a bill pro
viding for the improvement of the
agricultural stations, and for the
holding of farmers' institutes. It
provides for a bond issue of 11. 000
of which ?M00 is to be spent on the
station and $2700 the institute. Fif
teen votes were cast iu favor of it and
seven against it.
The manual training shcool for
Prescott was also passed in the house
by a vote of fifteen to seven. St.
Charles and Parr both bitterly sjpfMM
ed the passage of this bill. Another
bill of similar import providing for a
school on similar lines in (iraham
county wa6 also up for consideration,
when St. Charles opposed it a- bit
terly as he did the other swM iiiakiiic
charges against Webb, to
latter replied, passing the lie up to
St. Charles. Apologies followed later.
The bill was passed by a vote of 14
Among the new bills introduced wa
an incipient prohibition bill by
Rowe. prohibiting the sab- of liquors
near public work: and railroad
camps. O'Connell introduced a bill
limiting the salaries of clerks of the
court to ?100o pm year.
A bill providing tor another com
pany of territorial rangers met with
defeat in the house, and the typo
graphical union label bill was also
consigned to legislative gravey;inl.
The house has killed Ives' 40111111 1
bill providing for redist rict ing the
territory for judicial purposes, by in
definitely postriouiiv it. the vote le
ing 17 to 7.
Short sessions contiuiie the order of
the day in the council. Another bill
has found its way to tin- covemor.
being the one providing for an offi
the Indian name "Crown of the Val
ley." The key is four inches long
and is a good representation of the
mammoth keys of olden days. It is
attached to a small piece of native
wood that lies in the bottom of a spe
cially made box. The box is of
orange wood with hinges of gold. On
the outside are gold trimmings at the
corners with gold plate in the center
inscribed as follows:
"Presented to .Theodore Roosevelt,
president of the United States, by
resolution of the citizens of Pasa
dena. Cal.. January tj, 1SXH."
On the inside of the lid of the Ixix
is the following inscription:
"Pasadena, Greetings to the Presi
Then follows the formal invitation
for the visit, signed by members of
the city council and members of trade
organizations of the city.
The president considers the invita
tion one of the prettiest he has ever
seen, and certainly the most beautiful
and expensive he has yet received.
When he saw the invitation he ex
claimed "Well, by George, 'isn't that
a Jim Dandy!' " Then he called his
secretary and told him to make a note
of the fact that Pasadeua must be in
cluded iu the itinerary of the west
The Journal-Miner has leen inform
ed by two thoroughly reliable men
that there are several head of dead
cattle lying along the creek only a
short distance above the Del Rio
pumping plant. This matter should
be looked into by the proper authori
ties at once and if such is the case the
carcasses should be removed imme
diately so as not to contaminate the
water which is consumed by the resi
dents of this city. The carcasses are
on the old liaker and Campbell ranch.
ami one of the men on the ranch said
he had tried to haul them away but
had only an old plug of a horse and
could not do it. The health of this
city demands that such matters should
le watched closely and not allowed to
remain a moment longer than can pos
sibly lie avoided.
Every day furnishes additional evi
dence of the correctness of the Jour
nal-Miuer's assertions last fall that
tne democratic party was not sincere
in its platform pledges. Only op
promise has so far been redeemed, and
that only partially, the iassage of th
eight hour law. The bill for the re
peal of the tax exemption law wa
mercilessly slaughtered yesterdav by
lieing indefinitely postponed, only oik
vote lieing recorded in its favor. The
bill compelling liarber shops to close
on Sunday was ,;--! by the house,
but should it pass the council and lie
come a law would lie intalid. lieing
it h the cb.se of the fifty seventh
congress all unfinished legislation ex
pired. Before admission of any of the
territories can le accomplished. 1
new bill will have to be introduced
aU'l le passed ill the tioii.-e. There
will be many changes iu the person
uel of the next house, while there
will also lie many changes in the sen
ate. It is a safe prediction to make
that no admission bill will lie passed
until after the election in 1901.
A bill. has passed the lower house of
the Missouri legislature providing
that upon the discharge of any em
ploye of any cororatiou doing busi
uess in that state it is the duty of
which the sueh corMration to provide such em
ploye with a statement in writing set
ting forth the cause that led to such
discharge. Violations of the act are
made punishable by a fine of not less
than ySW nor more than 100. ' ,
By a vote of ninety four to forty
six. th. lower house of the Maine leg
islature has refused to re-submit the
prohibition liquor law to a vote of the
leople. The majority are willing to
permit the law to remain as it is. It
was passed over fifty years ago.
Mark Smith redeemed his
promise at the exact value
it by the Journal-Miner.
!. I. Saukey. the siugiug
ist. has lieconie blind.
SEWED UP HIS HEART.
One of the most remarkable ;-.-.
connected with surgery, is reported
from St. Louis, where surgeons setted
up a leiy's heart and the i,v i- now
This signature is on every box of the genuine
Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablet
he remedy that enres a rolri In w ta.v
Stops the Cough and Works off
Laxative Bp 11110 Quinine Tablets
cure a ooU in one day No cure no
pay. Price JSe 3-9-w
The matter of extra arc lights for
the city. Mr. (ilass. of the Prescott
Electric company, was present and
explained to the council that the com
pany had greatly increased its capac
ity and was now ready to furnish the
city city extra lights. Also that the
price to the city had been reduced so
that the tweuty proposed lights would
only cost the city about the same that
fifteen would have cost heretofore.
New lights were then ordered placed
at the following places:
Corner Gurley street and Weber
avenue; Grove street and Weston ave
nue; Summit avenue and Pleasant
street; Granite and Gurley streets:
Marina and Willis streets; Carletou
and Pleasant streets; Pleasant and
Goodwin streets; Mt. Vernon avenue
and Goodwin streets; Gurley and
Alarcou streets. Carlton and Marina
Henry Stuthman appeared liefore
the council in protest to the privilege
which had been granted to a Mr. Nor
ris by the council to run a lunch
wagon on the streets. He said a large
number of the merchants and business
men were oppose! to it. The matter
was taken under further Jadvisement.
The principal business of the ses
sion was then taken up. being resolu
tion No. 2. calling for a apecrial elec
tion iu the city for the purpose of
voting on the proposition of issuing
$100,000 five to fifty year five per
cent bonds for the purpose of extend
iug and repairing the water and sewer
systems of Prescott. The resolution
was read and discussed and 011 motion
was referred to Attorney E. E. Ellin
wood for his legal opinion as to its
After a discussion of the matter of
the opera house license and also of
the need of having the city ordin
ances printed in lok form, the coun
cil adjourned till : o'clock this afternoon.
propose submitting for city attorney.
Mr. Wilson then asked if Mr. El
liuwood would aeept the osition
should he be appointed
Mayor Burke: Mr. Ellinwood will
accept if he is appointed. Of course,
t is understood. 1 withdraw the name
of Mr. Norris.
At this point. Mr. Mulvcnou stated ;
The committees should te apHintcd
so that all appointments can be refer
red to those committees.
Mayor Burke: Does my appoint
ment of city attorney have to be re
ferred to a committee, is there no de
sire upon the jiart'of the council to
take action upon the appointment of
No answer. Members remain quiet.
Mayor Burke: It seems strange.
1 will ask'you gentlemen if you cart
to present any objections against my
Mr. Mulveuou here stated that he
registered his objections with his
vote. No further comments from the
Mayor liurke: Is it right that I tin
derstaud that the council will not act
either one way or the other in tin
matter of proceeding with the busi
Still no response from the members.
Mayor Burke: Gentlemen. 1 am in
need of counsel, so I will proceed
herewith to appoint T. G. Norris city
The mayor then turning to his sten
ographer dictated the following letter:
"Hon. T. G. Norris.
Dear Sir: I have the honor to re
spectfully inform you that as mayor
of the city of Prescott. Ariz.. I have
this day appointed you city attorney.
You will please report at this otlice
not later than ten o'clock tomorrow
morning for instructions.
(Signed) Dennis A. Burke.
ANOTHER MLETINi .
ADDS NEW FEATURE
Shumate & Raible Are Now Manu
facturing Their Own Candies
and Manufacturing For
Important Feature to Be Added to
Their Soda Fountain Capacity
For Business Greatly Increased.
The City Council Has About Cleared
up the Business Which Had
Harmony in Council.
Makes No Overtures for
The little speech delivered by May
or Burke at the last meeting of the
city council and the subsequent col
loquy between him and members of
the city council, as taken down by a
stenographer taken to the meeting
by him. follows:
Gentlemen of the Couucil:
At the last meeting of the common
couucil. 1 submitted for the consider
ation of the council, the names of
some gentlemen that 1 asked to have
appointed to offices, and the couucil.
in their judgment, deemed it advis
able not to confirm any of the ap
pointments that 1 made.
1 certainly have the interests of the
City of Prescott at heart. 1 want the
assistance of the council, and fully
realize that the couucil and mayor
must work iu harmony and without
a unit we cannot exect to handle the
affairs of the city in the interests of
the taxpayers. 1 had no personal mo
tive or desire from a selfish standtioint
when 1 submitted any of the names of
the gentlemen 1 asked to have ap
pointed; it is true. 1 did not consult
with any of the memliers of the coun
cil with reference to the appoint -meuts
that 1 asked them to confirm.
1 did not intend to lie discourteous to
the council and I thought that from
the time I was elected to office up to
the time I assumed the duties there
of, that if the council had any siicces-
tions to make, that 1 would lie glad
and willing to listen to the expres
sions of the couucil. but no sugges
tions were offered. I was thrown
upon my own resources and from that.
1 had the right to Udieve it to lie to
the liest interests of the taxiayers of
the City of Prescott that a change iu
some ot the offices would lie to the
best interests of the taxpayers.
Insofar as the city attorney is con
cerned, if in the judgment of the
council, it is not advisable to select
or confirm the appointment of Mr.
Norris. whom 1 believe to lie a gentle
man of i nt grity, honesty and ability,
with the consent of the council 1 will
submit another name, but 1 want to
have an expression from the council
as to whether yon will confirm the
appointment of the gentleman I will
name before you vote upon it. I want
nothing but harmony, as I said be
fore we cannot progress in the un-
buildiuc of the city of Pre-eott with-
ut harmony lietween the council and
the mayor. I am ready to proceed.
t this Miint Mr. Mulveiion inter
rupted the mayor in his address by
asking him to name the gentleman he
intended submitting for appointment
as city attorney.
Mayor Burke: Mr. E. E. Ellin
wood is the name of the gentleman I
Thecity council has lieen holding
daily sessions for the iast three days
in order to clear up the pressing btisi
ues which had accumulated for the
new council to dispose of. The couu
cil met yesterday afternoon at .1
o'clock to receive the opinion of At
torney E. E. Ellinwood as to the
form of the resolution calling for a
special election for the purpose of
voting on a S100.000 bond issue to re
pair and extend the present water and
sewere systems, which resolut ton had
lieen referred to him. in the absence
of a city attorney.for his legal advice.
Mr. Ellinwood made a few nhaisgCUl
and amendments to the resolution and
ir wtis unanimously adopted a
amended. Attorney H. T. Andn-u-appeared
before the couucil and vig
orously opposed the proposition of
the city giving the property on
which the high school building now
stands to the territory for the purpose
of establishing a manual training
school. He said that there would not
le over IBBOO appropriated for the
purpose of putting it in good repair
and remodeling it for the purposes in
tended and he was not iu favor of giv
ing away property worth 190,000 for
such a small consideration.
A few other minor matters were con
sidered when the council adjourned
until :l o'clock tomorrow, Friday.
A PRESSING NEED.
Filthy and Muddy Condition of
Streets Should Have Attention.
There was a slight rain storm leal
night. It was not much of a rain,
but the sidewalks and crossings today
are in simply a horrible condition.
The mud hole where a sidewalk
should In between Marina street and
the -alley by the Congregational
church, is next to impassable ou ac
count of the mud and pede-triaus take
to the middle of the street there
rather than take chances of getting
hopelessly stuck in the mud hole
where a sidewalk should be located.
Every street crossing lietween Hast
Prescott and the Journal Miner office
is iu about the same condition as the
sidewalk at the above place. Every
crossing is covered with mud to a
depth of several inches. The mud is
adobe and sticks to the feet of pedes
trians and is scattered along the side
walks so that little choice is left
even where there are side walks of
using them or taking to the street.
In a twenty years' residence iu Pres
cott the writer has never seen such a
condition of the streets so far as ac
commodations for pedestrians are con
cerned as exist at present. The city
has a chain gang at work at present
and it does seem that they could not
be put to a better Use than to clear
the street crossings of mud. and im
prove the sidewalks so pedestrians
could get around without Railing in
It is doubtful if there is another
firm in the whole territory of Arizona
that can show a greater percentage of
growth and improvement than the
firm of Shumate Kaihle. There is
scarcely a mouth that there is not
some improvement made iu the equip
ment of the store for the lietter service
of the (nitrous of the firm. The latest
improvement in this line is the ad
dition of a candy factory which has
been added not only for his own ceu
venience but a wholesale deiartment
for the manufacture of candy for the
local trade, iu order to put in this
department it was necessary to procure
the basement under his store, as the
store room was already full to over
flowing with goods. This basement is
the full size of the store room proper
being KaM feet.
The front of the basement has been
flttted up for the candy factory and is
equipped with every convenience
needed for the manufacture of those
delicious chocolates, bon bous. taffies,
case candies, stick candies of all
In the rear of the candy department
is the ice cream manufacturing de
partment. This part of the business
has also been enlarged ami the facili
ties for manufacturing all kinds of ice
creams and ices has lieen greatly aug
mented. A water motor has lieen at
tached to the freezers and now all the
ice cream man has to do is to mix up
his ingredients, turn the water into
the motor and iu about five minutes
he has his cream all ready to serve.
The capacity of the plant now is about
180 gallons of cream iu ten hours.
Messrs. Shumate ,V Kaible maufac
ture all their owu syrups both for the
fountain and the ice creams and the
greatest care is exercised that every
thing shall be of the best quality.
Another new feature which will
soon lie in operation will be the auto
matic carbonator for the soda foun
tain. This has already lieen ordered
and as soon as it arrives it will lie
placed iu position and attached to the
fountain. This apparatus will be
placed in the front s!i IW window ol
the store where it may be men at all
times. By attachiug the tvirbouator
to the city water pipe and also attach
ing a current of electricity the ma
chine is ready for action and will
automatically keep the fountain ready
for business without further atten
tion. Oliver Jordan, who has beeu with
the firm for the past year, will have
full charge of this department as well
as the manufacture of the candies
and he has given ample proof of long
ago that he stands at the head iu bis
line of work, ami Prescott people al
ways know that when they patronize
Shumate A Raj hie they are going to
gH the best of everything that can be
produced in their Hue of business.
moved from its former location,
across the railroad, to its present
commodious quarters in the new I.
O. O. F. hall and has lieen equipped
with the latest and liest machinery for
doing the finest laundry work that
can lie turned out any place, and has
demonstrated that it can turn nut the
work and iu as large quantities as
may be wanted and in the shortest
time that this work can lie done in
any laundry, the business of the
lauudry has simply gone ahead iu
bounds and leaps. This is evidenced
by the fact that when the lauudry was
iu its old location one wagon could
handle all the work that the place
could turn out. Now since it has
lieen moved up town, new and up to
date machinery installed. experCjieo
ple put iu charge of the machinery,
the firm has lieen comjielled to put on
two more delivery wagons, making
three in all. the working force has
lieen more than doubled and the bus
iness has increased nearly three fold.
All this has lieen done in less than
one year. This certainly is a striking
example of what pluck audhard work
will do in Prescott.
A (iood Attendance and a Very Enjoy
able Time Was Had.
TWA HOCKS AT HOME"
A Very Clever and Most Interesting
Entertainment Given Last Night.
New spring goods just received ;
Mrs. J. W. Akers' millinery parlor?
141 South Cortez street. ' -28-tf
Slow healing sores ate unsightly, pain
ful and dangeroas. They are a constant
care and source of anx;ly and worry.
Chronic, slow heaimo sores are fre
quently the after effect! of some long
debilitating sickness that leaves the con
stitution weakened and the blood in a
polluted, ran down condition, when t
scratch, cut, simple boil or bruise, be
conies a fearful looking ulcer that grows
ami spreads, eating deeper and dcepei
into the flesh in spiteof everything that
can be done to check its process. Old
people whose blood is below the standard
ami the circulation sluggish, are often
tormented with face sores, and indoltjt,
sickly looking ulcers upon the limbs that
give them hardly a moment's rest from
pain and worry.
Ordinary sores Purify the BlOOfJ
are liable to be
come chronic Heal the Sore,
wuen tne mood
is too weak to throw off the germs and
poisons, and no amount of external treat
ment will heal them, but they continue
to grow worse and worse, and many
times terminate in that most horrible ol
all human maladies. Cancer.
S. S. S. cures slow healing sores by
purifying and invigorating the germ
laden, vitiated blood ami purging the
system of all con-upt matter, thus strik
ing at the real cause and removing every
hindrance to a rapid cure, and this is the
only possible way to reach these deeply
rooted, dangerous places. S. S. S.
strengthens and tones up the circulation,
and supplies rich,
nutritious blood for
the rebuilding of the
healing the sore,
"" when tou pet rid of
the old plague spot for all time.
If you have a slow healing, stubborn
ore, write us about it, and our Physicians
will advise you without charge. C
The Swift Specific Co., Atlanta, Ga.
Prescott people who failed to attend
last night's entertainment at the
opera house missed one of the treats
of their lives, and one which is not
often offeriil them. While the com
pany consisted of only two perform
ers. Mr. Gavin Spence and Miss Flora
.MacOoiiald. interest never flagged
from the rise of the curtain to its
drop at the close of the entertainment.
The title of the entertainment given
was "Twa Hours at Home." This of
course is very appropriate for tne
Scottish people who attend, but to the
writer who c iimot claim that honor.
although having a strain of Scotch
blood in his veins, it was a "Twa
Hours" very pleasant visit, with a
collide of peerless Scotch entertain
ers. If the entertainment had lieen
"twa hours" longer the pleasure
would have beeu just doubled.
Both Mr. Spence and Miss MacDou-
ald certainly know how to reach the
hearts of their audience and their
every number was greeted with the
most enthusiastic applause.
Miss MacDouald is possessed of a
very sweet and well trained voice and
her manners on the stage are most
charming. She is grace jiersonitted in
her dancing her step lieing light and
elastic, and she never fails to capture
Mr. Spence is also a beautiful and
correct singer and his rendering of
Scotch ballads elicited the most en
thusiastic applause, while his recital
of narratives were excellent.
The only criticism of the play
beard, that was not most complimen
tary, and this was one of disappoint
ment rather than of criticism, was the
efaeeBee of the bagpipes. Mr. Sienec
gave an excellent imitation of tin-
pipes but it was not the genuine ar
ticle. Should the couple ever return
to Prescott they would certainly lie
greeted with a tull house.
ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY.
Names of pupils who, for petted at
tendance, excellent scholarship, end
; at isfactory deportment during the
month of February have merited a
place on the roll of honor.
SENIOR DEPA RTM EST.
Orace Shaw. Nina Greenwood.
The ladies of the local lodge of
Daughters of Rebekah have lieen
working like lieaversfor several days
making arraiigments for this song so
cial which was given iu I. O. O. F.
hall last evening, and as a result the
social was a decided success both from
a financial as well as social stand
point. The only feature of the evening
which was in any way a disappoint
ment to the ladies was the inability of
some who were ou the literary pro
gram to be present and render their
numbers. A very interesting program
was furnished, however.
The main feature of the evening's
amusement was the guessing contest
and this furnished no end of fun.
Each jiersou in attendance was re
quested to come dressed so as to rep
resent some song. There were about
forty persons present who were so at
tired and slips were passed to the au
dience to write out the names of the
songs represented. Miss Clara Logan
succeeded iu correctly guessing
thirty-two of them and was awarded
the prize for the ladies, a hudsome
book entitled "Lovely Marv." The
men folks were not so lucky and some
of them could not have guessed "Me
Giuty" if a well dressed Irishman had
jumped bate a bath tub full of water,
but they had lots of fun tryiug. The
prize for the men was won by Master
Charley Merritt. a lad about twelve
years old. the prize being a book with
a paradoxical title."A Complete Bach
elor, " as if such a thing could pos
Dancing was enjoyed for a couple of
hours after the contest was over.
The ladits realized a snug little
sum of money which will lie applied
to a most worthy cause, that of build
ing a home for infirm and disabled
Odd Fellows. The grand lodges of
the L O. O. F. and Rebekahs have
been working for this noble object for
sime time ami now have a fund of
over SSKKI iu cash for that purpose.
As soon as a sufficient sum has been
raised tne Home will ne limit some
place in Arizona, the place not having
lieeu. decided as yet.
Has Been Called By City Council
of Prescott For the Seventh
At Which Time Tax Payers Will Be
Asked to Vote on Bonds to Extend
Water and Sewer Systems
At its special meeting yesterday
afternoon the city couucil decided to
call the special election for the is
suance of $100,000 bouds to extend
the water and sewer systems, for
Tuesday. April 7, when only tbe tax
payers of the city will be qualified to
vote. The question is a serious one
and should be calmly considered by
the taxpayers of Prescott lietween now
and the time for the election to take
place. While it is true the taxes
now seem to be aliout all property
owners can stand yet t he case at hand
is one that needs to lie met in the
light of an absolute necessity. The
city has nearly doubled iu population
since the present water and sewer sys
tems were first installed besides the
re-establishment of Fort Whipple, all
of which have made such demands on
the water supply that the 'present sys
tem is inadequate, and tbe question
which faces Prescott is can the "prop
erty owners of the city afford not to
meeMhis urgent need in fact abso
lute necessity. The sewer out let
must be moved at least a mile and a
half or two miles beyond where it is
or there is great danger of losing the
post again, as the department of war
has already asked that the out let lie
extended beyond the military reserve.
This expense, coupled with the fact
that the pipe line must tie repaired
for about eight miles where it is in
very bad shape, aud the further need
that an auxiliary pumping station be
added to increase the daily capacity
of the pumping plant so that the rap
idly increasing demands for water
may be met and still further the fact I
that the old reservoir is in such a I
deplorable condition that it will only
hold about nine feet of water at best
aai much of this is lost by leakage, ;
while the condition of the reservoir
constantly grows worse, it can readily
be seen that the need for the proposed
bond issue is very urgent.
AT RIPE OLD AGE.
Charles Sines. Father of Geo.
Sines. Passes Away in
Are We Too
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it's here now subject to your approval. It's the
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UNITED MODERN BALL.
A Very Enjoyable Social Event at
Walker Last Night.
The United Moderns lodge at Walk
er gave a grand ball iu their hall at
that place last night. The Imll was a
grand success iu every sense of the
There was a splendid attendance, in
fact the hall could not have accom
modated any more, yet everything
vent off in the most .pleasant enjoy
able manner. DaHti Moderns all
over the country are uoted as lieing
good entertainers and the Walker
lodge is no exception to the rule, as
their entertainments always prove to
lie of a high order.
The music was furnished in part by
local talent assisted by Ernest Eman
uel, of Prescott. who furnished the
A splendid supjier was served, an
interesting feature of which was a
large cake which was cut into small
sections ami served to the dancers.
A diamond ring had been concealed
in the cake ami Mrs. Jeff Davis was
the fortuuate lady to draw the right
piece of cake.
The dancers would not consent to
stop and go home till ."1 o'clock this
morning, which was proof enough of
the enjoyment they were having.
FEARFUL ODDS AGAINST HIM.
Bedridden, alone and destitute.
Such, in brief was the condition of an
old soldier by name of J. J. Havens.
Versailles. O. For years he was
troubled with kidney disease and
neither doctors nor medicines gave
him relief. At length he tried Elec
tric Bitters. It put him ou his feet
in short order and now he testifies.
"I'm on the road to complete recov
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kidney troubles and all forms of
stomach and bowel complaints. Only
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Geo. W. Sines received a telegram
this morning announcing the death of
his father. Charles Sines, at Edge
Hill, a suburb of Philadelphia. He
says he does not know the exact age of
bis father but he is pretty well along
towards ninety years old. He states
that he died where he was born, hav
ing resided there all of his life and he
does not know of his having lieen out
of the state more than once or
twice in his life. Deceased is surviv
ed by his wife and five children the
former being of about the same age as
her husband n illustration of the
longevity of the famih is uiveu iu
the fact that the aged couple have five
children all of whom are still alive,
the death of the father being the Hist
one in the family. The oldest of tbe
children is over sixty years old and
the youngest over forty years. All
except Geo. W. Sines, who has resided
iu Prescott for about twenty five years
reside in the in-niediate vicinity of
their birth place, one of the sons be
ing a practicing phy-ician iu Phila
delphia and Charles Sines, jr.. the
next oue younger than Mr. Sine-, of
Prescott. lieing postmaster of Edge
Hill, a position he was appointed to
by President Garfield in 1881. and
which he has held continuously ever
since. Mr. Sines grandfather was
born in the same place aud the family
has lived there considerably over a
century the only niemlier of it which
strayed away lieing as stated Geo. W.
Sines, of Prescott.
When You Find Trouble
In supplying your table with suitable fish for the
Lenten season do not fail to come in and see what
we have, for we can supply you with anything in
bulk in the salt fish line and all kinds of fish in
oil either in cans or bottles.
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Teas and Coffees.
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Anna Gasier, Belle PodgetB,
Lilly Campbell. Harry Murphy,
Frank .Murphy. Mae Stuke.
Norine Derr, 'Mabel Foley,
Katie Mickey. Mary liurke.
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Ileverly liurke. Alvin Thorn.
I' red .Mc.vialHin.
Clara August in.
Mrs. Ferguson had concocted a
cough syrup for her husband. It con--i-t'
d nf a certain Jamaica beverage,
with various sweetenings aud arj
matie ingredients and he was testing
it with much fervor.
"Your medicines, Laura," he
said, holding out his glass for another
dose, "are so much better than the
medicines mother used to make."
One of the thriving institutions of
the city is the Prescott Steam Laun
dry. Since this institution has been
WHAT IS LIFE?
In the hist analysis nobody knows,
hut we do know that it is under strict
law. Abuse that law even slightly,
pain results. Irregular living means
derangement of the organs, resulting
iu const i 1 mt ion. headache, or liver
trouble. Dr. King's New Life Pills
quickly re-adjusts this. It's geutle,
yet thorough. Only iV at all drug
gists. STRIKE SITUATION UNCHANGED.
St. Louis, Mo.. March 7. Far into
the night the attorneys for the train
men were busy at work last night ill
preparation of a ietitinn on which a
motion for the dissolution of the in
junction might be based. Nothing
will lie done iu the matter of the Wa
bash strike until the attorneys finish
A BOY'S WILD RIDE FOR LIFE.
SWith family around expecting him
to die. and a sou riding for life. 18
miles, to get Dr. King's New Discov-
ery for Consumption, Coughs, and I
Colds, W. II. Brown, of Leesville.
lnd. . endured death's agonies from
asthma: but this wonderful medicine
gave instant relief aud soon cured
him. He writes: "I now sleep'
soundly every night. " Like marvel
ous cures of Consumption, Pueunion-
ia. Bronchitis. Coughs, aud Grip
prove its matcnless merit tor all i
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BELGIAN PROTOCOL SIGNED.
Washington. March 7. .Minister
Bowen today signet 1 with Baron Mou-
cheur. the Belgian protocol for the
settlement of the claims again.-t Vene
THE STOMACH IS THE MAN.
A weak stomach weakens the man.
liecause it cannot transform the food
he eats into nourishment. Health and
strength cannot be restored to any
sick man or weak woman without first
restoring health aud strength to the
stomach. A weak stomach cannot di
gest euough food to feed the tissues
ami revive the tired and run down
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jTgTfjj THE PINE sj
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amount of money spent in making this the ideal spot
j FOR HOHESt
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and membranes of the stomach, and
cures indigestion, dyspep-ia and all
stomach troubles. Mrisley Drug,Co.,
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To Cure a Cold In One l):i
Take Laxative Hroino (Quinine Tab
lets. All druggist refund the money
if it fails to cure. H. V. Grove's
signature is on each lxx. 2Tc.
(o to Kearney e, Courier building.
A PLEASANT AFTERNOON.
The beautiful aud cozy resilience of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Fredericks, on
Pleasant street, was tbe scene of a
very pleasant, though somewhat in
formal social gathering yesterday
afternoon. The hostess was Mr-. .1.
C. Fredericks, and she was assisted by
her mother. Mrs. Pulliam and bet
si.-ter. Miss Pulliam. The invitation
sent out contained the little word
sewing on the b-wer left hand comer, j
aud the ladies came equipped to per
form all kinds uf needle work, and
tie afternoon was very cnjoyal lv
spent, with sewing and social con
verse. Dainty refreshments were
served by the hostess, who proved her- !
self a very charming entertainer.
A REMARKABLE CASE.
One of the most remarkable case
of a cold, deep seated on the lungs,
causing pneumonia, is that of Mis.
Oertmde K. Feimer. Marion, lnd..
who was entirely cured by the use of
Due. Minute Cough Cure. She .-ays:
"The coughing and straining so
weakened me that 1 rim down in
weight from Ml to K pounds. 1 tried
a uumber of remedies to no avail un
til I used One Minute Cough Cure.
Four bottles of this wonderful remedy
cured me entirely of tlie cough,
strengthening my lungs and re-tore. I
me to my normal weight, health and
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prove that we keep our promises. We know all about
the watches we sell, and sell them for just what they are.
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Arizona's Leading Jewelers.
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