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ARIZONA JOURNAL J1INER
DAILY AND WEEKLY.
JideM Paper 1b Arizona
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Published by Journal-Miner Company.
J. C. Martin, Editor ami Manager.
ME.1BER OF ASSOCIATED PRESS
Official Paper City of Prescott.
entered In the Poetotfice nt Prescott. Anions
as Second-Class Matter.
"TUB DAILY JOURNAL-MINER is published
I every day in the year except Sundas and
E weekly joi rnal-minlr is pubii:iej
every Wednesday, at kkcscu .. , nc
County Seat ol Yavapai County .
THE EASTLRN ofi ices t im paper r. at
2i4 Temple Court. New York City, and I .
6 ExpiS& Building, Washington St
cro. E. KATZ Advertising Agency
where the papal si aepl on tile .
THE JOURNAL-MINER will oe eonunn. c in
lil ordered slopped. Bills are Mall "'
k jalariy. ana auDscrioers are requested to pay
Ihe same as promptly as possible. Subscriber
wiio acstN UM paper slopped at any time art
wrgently requested to send notice to this sMbOi
siJ pay up the amount due.
tsaily, pax year inadv-aace.
Weekly, pi-r year
" six months
WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER and
ai.Louif tilobe-Oomocral $ (HI
San Francisco Oail 3 Oil
i.j Frniiio Chronicle e
F illadelnbia Frata 2 7
AN EMPIRE WITHIN ITSELF.
If joint statehood with Arizona
should come to 1 as-, it is well to
know before hand a few of the things
it would bring us. It is a magnificent
showing. The two territories joined
would stand as followa:
Population, includiug transients
aud Indians, 000,000.
Postotfices of the two territories,
Gross area of the two territories,
square miles, 'oo,000.
Lauds that would be given the new
state, exclusive of salines, for the use
of its common schools and institu-
tious. acres, i, 1-4, 'iSO. '
In area the new state would be sec-
oud only to Texas, aud it would be
about 77,000 square miles bigger than
California, Texas would be still 30. -
000 square miles larger than New Mex
. 1 - 1 idl . . .......
ico aud Arizona combined. The new sun. These conditions can be made
state would have $000. 000. UK 1 worv.li of to exist iu many sections of southern
taxable property. A levy of one er Arizona, esiiecially so, when our val
cent on that would raise $6,000,000 leys are supplied with an abundance
per annum, or twice as much as would of water from irrigation reservoire.
be necessary tu sustain th .-tale gov-
The legislature would probably
consist of about :&i state seuatois aud
72 members of the house of represen
tatives. Most of the United States officers
would be local men when we had twi
senators aud three representatives to
see that they were. The new -late
with five members of congress w juIu
within a year after its creation gat at
least four large public build up
erected in its larger cities: it would
probably get several large irrigation
projects started within its border.- : it
would prmtd? fi every India:, lep
redatiou claim ever committed within
the bounds of the new state paid, and
would get $1,400,000 to jiay the old
outstanding militia warrants, or
whatever sum might lie found to le
justly due. It would get about -000
er annum from the government to
support its agricultural colleges, and
it would protmbly get an immediate
appropriation of $100,000 to pay the
e. 1 of holding the constitutional
aflllll 1 and electing the first state
That showing would lie worth more
to the people of the new state than all
the ambitions and bickerings 01 the
politicians ot the two territories ever
can be. The creation of the new state
would throw together new elements
politically, and would break up all
present existing political rings, and
force political parties to nominate
their best men for office: it would
brimr home rule iu everv deimrtment
of the government, and with our cou
gressional influence would force the
nomination ef home men for all na
tional offices. The people of the two
territories ought to prepare themselves
for this. They will soon have a
chan.-.e. in all probability, to say
whether they will accept it or not.
The immigration to the new state, and
the rush forward of all business enter-
prises would at once excel anything
in recent history. Albuuueruue
The Pittsburg Post says that accord- '
iuc to veil matured plans not only of !
the general railroad corporations of Gf which the United States has raised!
the country but the larger investors of a iittie over a half Iwrrel for every
capital iu buiidiug operations there is ' maii. woman and child iu the couu
likely to be a geueral cessation of try
buildini.' operations during ):m
which will make that year memorable: A crazy woman fell from a second
to trades interested. The statement .story window, lit ou her bead and
of one of the largest contracting con was cured of insanity. In California
cerus iu the country connected with
railroad construction work is a basis
for the assertion that at least $1).- I
000,800 worth of buiidiug oeiations
proposed lor l:J4 have actually lieen
called off ami plans have been recall
ed from architects aud engineers. It
is also said by the same authority
that so far as known there will be
nothing iu the shape "of new work un
dertaken the coining year and when
the present contracts are completed
a period of waiting will ensue. It
will be a waiting for the geueral labor
situation to settle down aud end the
factional wais aud strikes that have j
almost destroyed the confidence in
lKlividual who gave
bis relatives a million dollars ill order
tci see bnw they would -pel id it will
probably fetch up in the poorhoiise it
the insane asylum.
A race suicide problem is coming to
the friint in Turkey. Thi- will prove
tu lie mure of a menace to the sultan
than the presence of an American
fleet ill Turkish waters.
The .Massachusetts suffrage as-nciu
tioii I- imt satislied with liookei T.
Washington's political course, honker
T. will have to yellow up a little.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Seven MiUion boxes sold in past 1 2
GUNPOWDER IN EARLY AGES.
With reference to the early use of
gunpowder aud firearms, long before i
the popularly accepted but erroueous
Ma f gunpowder discoverv. (ieueral
j,,st.,,h wheeler, t inted States army.
in a lecture a short time ago before
n,e Franklin institute, remarkel tbut
in many localities in OMM aud India
the (oil is impregnated with nitre.and
the probable discoverv of gunpowder J
there. many centuries liefore the
Christian era, may be explained in
thi- way: All cooking at that time
ws by wood tires, aud the eople
lived in teuts and huts with earth for
Countless flies made of wuimI iiikiu
ground strongly impregnated with I
nitre must have existed every dav.
, nui a n 11 - 1 i-uv u in T-r- " r 1 T". I I 1 ifc lUCUfll
a port iou of the wood must have been
Cou verted into charcoal. some of which
ould of uecessitv. become mixed with
the nitre in the soil. By this means
two of the most active ingredients of
powder were brought together and it
is very natural that when auother tire
was kindled ou the same spot a flash
might follow. This would lead to iu-
ve-iigation, and then the manufacture
of gunpowder was conceived. Whether ,
this le true or not there is abundant
evidence that the origin of gun
powder and artillery goes f:u back in
the dim ages of the past.
A New York judge has established a
new and correct precedent in reject
ng applications for citizenship in the
following declaration: "1 will not
naturalize any one who comes before
' me and is unable to speak the English
language sufficiently to make himself
' understood. 1 will compel applicants
, to answer questions regarding their
age. place of nativity, when they ar
rived in the United States, and any
other question which I deem essential
to good citizenship and if they fail to
make satisfactorv answers 1 will refuse
to grant them the necessary papers,
Whm a man has been in this country
nve years and is unable to talk our
language, iu my opinion he is uot fit
to oe admitted to citizenship, and 1
will act accordingly.''
Date culture is proviug a success iu
Arizona. A few years hence the date
industry will lie carried on exteusive-
ly in all sections of southern Arizona
where there is an abundance of water.
Alkali lauds are not undesirable if
there is an abundance of water, aud
uot frost. The natural home of the
date is where it can have its feet iu
the water aud its head iu the burning
"T, -. j : , : i - .
An a Paso pajr tates that a bunco
a: ii i 1 here tried to separate a tourist
b 1 MB by offering to sell him a
h '--s puppy of unknown breed,
ci......iug that it was a Chihuahua dog.
Sin (lie closing of the dog sausage
ind irtry in that thriving city.they are
Busking other channels tbrouch which
to dispose of the surplus canine stock :
a;. 1 i '..is shaved puppy racket seem
to be '.be latest.
As an outcome of the disclosures
aaexia in the retwrt of the South Afri-
can ".ar commission, it is rumored
1 .'(Hi the re-icimtbiii of Iird Lands
dowue. loruier war secretary, but at
present foreign secretary, may be ex-
pected shortly. It is also added that
be may be succeeded by Broderick,
the present war secretary. Wynda-
ham, the Irish secretary, taking the
war office. .
Now that Union veterans are dying
at the rate of 4O,000 a year, the growl-
'V' """' luv ' -"er-
rvime persons are unnappy to tniuK
that the government should bestow a
tew ib, liars a mouth on an old soldier
who. in bis early manhood, risked his
life to save his country.
I'residi ut Koosevelt went to Oyster
Hay to rest. Since be arrived there
be has consulted seven cabinet otti
cers. one diplomat, two governors.
uiue senators aud five clerks, four
lawyer.-, six financiers, nine soldiers
aud twenty one assorted notables.
Such a vacation would put many, men
out of the race.
Tl xperts tell us that at two years
of age the child's head measure and
cbe.-t measure should be the same.
About thirty years later the child be- 1
gins to have trouble to keep his waist
measure down to his chest measure
, and some men have the same difficulty
with their bead measure.
ipl D. . o
Tbe Puget Sound salmon crop is
renorted to 1 a total la-. The
poo,. mall wiIl have to live ou apples
a cripple fell down stairs aud was
cured of his rheumatism. They are
both dead now
Presideut I'alina has written a let
ter to President Koosevelt expressing
gratification that congress will soon
convene in special session to iierfect
th ratification of the Cuban recip
Secretary Wilson lias scored the cot
on speculator.- because of the cotto.i .
corner, but it may lie that the Secre-
tary has a grievance because Wall !
street has dealt so mercilessly with
the lamb crop.
He knew just what to do
Pipe Pius X. mu.-t find a good deal
. . ..... i
of consolation in tbe fact that be i
will never be called upon to attend
any mure picnics.
Japen bas given notice that she will
not be frightened into a war with
Russia, nor frightened out of one,
-hiitihi it nine.
party at Manila,
joined the reform
Xo get-rich ipiiok
Mr. Carnegie is buying fossils for
bis museum hut he never bad any use
fill t belli in bis Imsiiie: ...
To Cure a Cold in One Day
months. TbJs Signature,
HAS LABOR GONE MAD?
The above quest iou very naturally
suggests itself to one who keeps in
touch with some of the actions of or-
Knized labor of late. That meu who
interested in common in any wpe
cial line of work or in any industry
nave 14 perfect right to form them
-'elves into a union that they may the
better understand each other and work
WMW HU unison for the :ui-
provenient of their condition, and the
legitimate advancement of their in
terests, no sensible or fair minded
person can deny, so loug as they keep
within the bounds af just ice and with
in the shadow :ol the (ioldeu Kule.
Ht "hf" hpu form themselves into
secret compact for the purpose of de-
stroyiug any Amerieaii eitueoa
rlsAI t "life liberty ii the nursnit
" 1 4
of happiness," then it is about time
to call a bait. That unionism, when
properly conducted, is not only one
of the rights of men but a very de.-ir
a,,le I nuK- cannot be disputed. But
lhat there is a right aud a wrong way
fr unions to conduct themselves is
s truly evident. When labor unions
adopt the plan of improving the pial-
of the product they have for sale
labor instead of giving so much at
tention to tryiug to rule everybody
uot coueucted with them off the face
of the earth, and giving the employ
ing world to understand that their
projierty is safer when under their
control than under haphazard and un
skilled workmanship, that tbey can
ire more for thp wou"y ,UH"
otner Class 01 worunien can. aim ions
make it a business and reasonable
proposition lo the man who is invest
ing bis capital, instead of trying to
terrorize him into employing union
labor regardless of what it is worth,
then will unions have the respect
and admiration of the world and its
cause will prosper aud have a ten
dency to lift the standard of labor
"u" ,u,'"u,r .- "" .
i : I. 1 : ..
lition. aud in place ot ?triie auo
bloodshed there will be peace and
contentment. But such examples of
the bulldozing and terrorizing meth
ods often adopted by labor uuions as
tbe:following dispatch from Chicago,
which recites an instance of the meth
od of rule or ruin adopted there,
would indicate that instead of at
tempting to set up the high standard
of American citizenship which union
lai'or should contend for and strive
to obtain, that they have gone com
pletely mad iu the exercise of their
power in that city :
"J. J. Thornton, the proprietor of
iv:irphoiice mid van ennutanv was as-
. d . h jj, day
parade because he was driviug one of
his own teams without having a union
card iu his possession. Thornton
hitched three horses to one of his van
in the morning and took a score or
more ot children out to see the iiarade.
(Ie attempted to haul nothing but his
guests. For three hours he stood with
his wagou at the corner of the street
aud watched the iiarade. aud when he
attempted to drive away be was stop
ped by some of the teamsters in the
parade who asked if be had a uuinn
"He tried to explain that he need
ed no card, that it was his own team
that he was doiug no hauling. Sev
eral hundred men gathered around
the wagou aud attempted to pull him
off. An escort oF police enanied him
to get several blocks away when a mob
numbering fully 1im cuunt up with
him. He whipped up his horses and
for nearly a mile he was pursued, when
finally the mob cut the Harness of
his horses into -mall pieces, beat the
animals with canes, compelling them
to run away, and then beat Thornton
badly. Thornton employs a large
number of teamsters, all of whom are
members of the union, and he never
had any trouble with the orgauization
before today. "
Kokomo. Indiana, reports that it is
iufested with women burglars. Can
it be said that the gentler sex has
forced open auother door of oppor
tunity? 1 he Ohio democrats have declared
for free silver at a ratio of 10 to 1.
There was bound to be freshness about
a Tum Johnson platform.
For the children. By S. M. Wright.
One day a long, long time ago,
A good man took a notion
That he would rig a little boat
And sail across the oceau.
But how to get the little boat
Was what be could uot master,
For ev'ry time he laid a plan
It fell into disaster.
Qur hero lived in Italy,
But took a trip to Spain,
Auu theu be thought of lsabelle.
The queen, an 1 tried again.
Sbe thought it quite a uoveltv
nn orand t nl,l I
iu nil' sUlUVIJUl "'in 1 iirui
Away across the sea.
But when they undertook the task,
They could uot raise the money.
The scheme was quite unpopular
Aud anythiug tut fuuuy.
Then lsabelle "got on her ear"
Aud Ferdinand said "Don't."
But when a woman will, she will !
Aud when she won't, she wou't!
She took her bracelets from her arms
Aud jewels from her ears
Au1 t,-d Columbus to brace up
.ud quiet all In- nam
She brought the fogy king to time
Aud made him draw his purse
Aud that he bated bad enough,
But selling jewels worse.
And thus Columbus got three boats,
The Piuta and two more.
Then bid his friends good bye aud
To find the other shore.
. Ild m h( iie-i , .oil,.,! MMli sailed
To find this Yankee laud,
Until the sailors got afraid :
They didn't have the saud !
Hut sirs! He managed all the men :
Aud ffMlu? this glorious country boys,
In fourteen uiuetv two.
Hut wheu he'd made about three trips
Twixt lankec land and Spain.
The Sfiauiards put him iu a jail
And tied bim with a chain.
It seems that people could uot lie
So cruel should they try
I'o keep this noble man in jail.
Then free him but to die.
Hut boys, we'll celebrate this day
Aud laud his praises high.
For wheu Columbus died of grief,
He died for you and I.
We'll raise our grand and glorious
Our starry spangled banner.
nd wave it o'er Columbia'- land.
As sure as Grunt's a tanner.
in Two Days.
X0 - JCsyr
Surveyor General's Of
fice Cleaned Out.
Chief Clerk Murphy Has Been Sus
pended Pending Further
A telegram was received iu Phenix
yesterday to UM effect that Hugh H.
Price, surveyor geueral for Arizoua,
with headquarters at Phenix, had
been removed from office by Secretary
of the Interior Hitchcock, while the
ease of Chief Clerk W. K. Murphy is
beiug investigated by the civil service
commission. Murphy seut iu his res
ignation but the secretary refused to
accept it suspending him pendiug the
Hon. Krauk S. Ingalls, of Yuma,
Ariz., has lieen appointed surveyor
general to succeed Price, lugalls will
take charge of the office at once, and
the investigation of the office will be
Surveyor Oeneral Price's removal
was the result of au investigation
wariest was maile puhlic today, charges
having been tiled against both Price
and Murphy, who are accused of re
ceiving illegal fees for rushing work
in the office. As to what the result
of the iuvestigatiou iu the case of
Murnby will lie is uot known, but it
is believed that a prosecutiou will fol
low. Speaking of this well known case
the Phenix (iazette says:
"It is uuderstood that charges were
tiled against Price aud Murphy by
Senator Pettigrew aud Harry Carpen
ter, who represented Senator Petti
grew's interests here. The charges
tiled were the result of exorbitant
fees beiug charged mining men who
wished to secure patents on mining
claims, ana did not care to await the
routine of the office. Inspector Axliue
found that wheu applications were
made for patents and the owner of the
mine was in a hurry, be would lie told
that it would lie two, three or perhaps
six mouths liefore tie could be accom
modated unless he wished to pay ex
tra for the work to be done over time
by the office force. The price fixed
is said to have lieeu $.'10 a claim, and
iu some instances it would cost one
man from $400 to $000 to secure his
patents within a (reasonable lengtb
of time. Objections were made by a
number of mining men, but they
could do nothing but pay aud be glad
to get their mines secure on account
of prospective sales. A unmlier of
cases were found iu Yavaai couuty.as
well as iu Cochise. Pima, Crabam,
Yuma aud other places, aud in each
instance it was discovered that exor
bitant fees bad been charged, which
the department at Washington desig
nates as illegal.
"About two mouths ago the investi
gation was set on foot and Insjiector
Axline and several others were sent to
Phenix for the purpose of making a
report w hich reached Washington sev
eral w eeks ago and the chief clerk was
mmediately suspended. At that time
it was believed that the surveyor gen
eral bad sent iu bis resignation, but
this was later denied.
"The appointment of Frank J. In
galls. was not a surprise, although it
was believed that another gentlemau
stood jus Hs good a show as the
former representative from Yuma
county. Mr. lugalls was a member
of the last legislature, and as such
spent considerable time here. He was
also a deputy under Surveyor Oeueral
I'rice, aud is well acquainted with
the work in the office.
Condition of Crops.
The following is taken from the
bulletin issued by the department of
agriculture for Yavapai county, Ari-
1 zona :
i Gilbert We have had several good
rains this week, which greatly im
prored the stock range; weather is
uice and warm, aud good for growiug
purposes. W. J. Gilbert.
Placerita Weather during the week
hot and cloudy, with light showers:
grass ou rauge good: corn crop doiug
well. J. W. Cool.
Prescott Hot cloudy weather pre
vailed during week, with some show
ers: all crops and fruits beyoud in
jury from drbught; grass plentiful:
water supply abundant ; stock iu fine
condition: potatoes, corn, ami cane
yield best for years. Warren K. Day,
Skull Valley-Partly cloudy with
frequent thunderstorms iu mountain-,
but only light showers iu valley dur
ing week: fall weather set in: clouoy
with high south winds: second cutting
of bay about finished, aud is a good
crop. : feed plentiful, but 'rather di
minishing 011 rauges. E. Somerville.
Stoddard Heavy thunderstorms
during past week caused a good sup
ply of water for irrigation purposes,
corn aud sugar cane better than for
years, late eacbes iu abundance
and very good. E. Ko.-enberg.
Walnut Grove Past week has been
warm ami cloudy with light showers:
thud crop of alfalfa cut aud stacked:
rauge getting dry. J. O. Carter.
A Million Per Month.
Ily manufacturing and selling a
mi 1 1 iou records every mouth the Co
lumbia Pbouograph compauy bas ac
hieved the and for which it has beeu
striving tbe reduction iu tbe price
of its high speed moulded cyliudri
cal wax records from fifty ceuts
each, to tweuty five ceuts. Simultau-
i.-ly with this reduction iu price a
new record, greatly siiierior to any
that has ever lieeu offered for sale is
babag furnished -a black, sujier hard
ened record, both durable and brill
iant and comhiuiiii! sweetuers aud
smoothness with remarkable volume.
These records will fit all talkiug ma
chines using cylindrical records aud
the facilities for manufacturing them
have been increased to au extent that
will enable the Columbia Phonograph
company to produce a praBtinally lim
it b supply.
While improved pfoeaaaM of inanu
fiicture ami tbe simplifying of talking
a leMtM eoii-i net ion have resulted in
i he :. jceof jiraphophones U-ing re-
bsced. from time to tune, until they
are now sold at figures that biiug
tin mi arUain lb ' reach of all. tka prist
of cvlinder rec mis bas. iu tbe mean
time, remained at fifty cents each.
For many insuperable reasons it has
never been possible until now to sell
records at the popular price that has
finally been fixed for them. But con
tinued and unceasing improvement in
Columbia facilities bas, at last,
brought the output to a point where
it is possible to cut the price iu half
while, iustead of impairing the qual
ity of the product to secure this end,
a better article is to be furnished
than ever before. This could only be
done by increasing the sales t-ithe en
ormous figures they have now reached
aud which are certain to assume be
wildering proportions, with the reduc
tiou iu the price.
The Columbia Phonograph com
pany, the pioneer and leader iu the
talking machine art, was the first to
furnish a really meritorious record for
fifty cents and while its records are
far superior to those of previous
years, the tact is adiniueu, on an
sides, that Columbia records, iu all
stages of their development, have al
ways lieeu the best that were made.
Aud (his is truer now than ever be
fore. While the superiority of Co
lumbia records would justify their
sale at a higher price than that of any
competing record, their reduced price
means that the purchaser is to have
the very best records ever manufac
tured aud to have two of (hem at the
price be formerly paid for one.
Preparations have been made with
the utmost thoroughness to meet the
emergency which a reduction iu the
price of cylindrical records to twenty
five cents each, was certain to pre
cipitate. Iu auticipatiou of au unpre
cedented demand for the new and
vastly improved records, the factory
of the Columbia Phonograph couqiany
is runuiug day and uight and every
possible arraugemeut has been made
to till all orders with reasouable
promptness, however heavy those or
ders may become.
To make better goods than its com
petitors and sell them at popular
prices has always beeu the aim of the
Columbia Phonograph compauy. De
sirous that the public should test its
claims as to the superior quality of
this new product it offers, for a limit
ed pel iod, to give a record, free, to
any user of a talking machine who
will call at any of its stores aud men
tion the type of the machine he is us
ing. If uot convenient to call, a rec
ord will be mailed, on receipt of teu
ceuts, to cover postage, aud the infor
mation as to the type of the machine
An Unholy Comparison.
The sjieech of t In- li t:. Heurv Ash
urst, the moruiug an . iar
of democracy iu Cooouim . uuty,
delivered at McCabe on the occasion
of the celebration of Labor Day, was
for the most part a very beautiful
one. and sparklet) with many gems of
pure ami noble thought, but the
whole thing was made ridiculous by
the following gust of very decidedly
hot atmosphere thrown at that arch
demagogue aud chief of yellow journ
alism. Little Billy Hearst:
"Let uot his bitterest enemy deny
to bim the name aud fame of the
greatest friend of the laboring people
since Jesus walked the waves of Gali
lee and suffered iu the garden of
O, ye gods! Has it come to this?
That the meek and lowly Jesus, who
weut aliotlt doing good and teaching
all maukind to love one auother and
to live in peace, should be compared
to a man like Hearst, whose greatest
ambitatiou on earth seems to be to set
himself up as a great dictator and to
constantly stir up strife and turmoil
between the classes of the country
that HE might profit thereby.
It Didn't Work.
A few nights ago while inspecting
some men at the Santa Fe depot that
were to lie seut up the line to work,
Antonio Sierra, the popular inspector
for tbe local immigration department,
created quite a little amusement in
inspecting one man. The coutract
called for the shipment of married
men as the -mule men would not stay
with a job as long as the married men.
One Mexican made application aud
was turned down, as it appeared that
be was not a married man. He agreed
to prove that he was married aud pro
duced a woman who he claimed to be
his wife. Mr. Sierra had learned,
however, that the mau bad borrowed
the womau from another Mexican aud
to ciuch him told him that if the
womau was bis wife he should bug
aud kiss her, to which the applicant
for the job was willing, but the right
till husband of the woman appeared
ou the scene and called a halt. Al
Valencia Bound Over.
Juan Valencia, who had bis prelim
inary examination before United
States Commissioner J. C. Forest yes
terday ami today, was this moruiug
bound over to appear before th KJ. S.
grand jury iu the sum of H800, iu de
fault of which he weut to jail. The
crime for which he was arrested was
that of attemptingg to stop the stage
which carries the LT. S. mail lietweeu
Martinez and Congress and when the
stage driver would uot oliey his com
mand to halt, he Hred his pistol at
him the bullet bitting the wagon bow
just above the driver's head, and
would probably have killed him had
he not dodged down just liefore the
shot was fired. The witnesses for the
defense, who were all Mexicans, at
tempted to prove au alibi, but they
did not have their stories very well
matched aud failed very badly to
make them agree. The evidence
agaiust bim is very strong, and it will
likely go pretty hard with him.
Eveu iu the whale's belly, Jonah's
prophetic vision kept him borrowing
"What if Pepsin tablets were to
come into vogue right now!" he ex
Xaturally the thought of beiug di
gested was uot a verv comfortable one.
Women who are almost distracted at
tbe slightest noise, who are easily fa
tigued and unable to sleep, should
commence taking Hostetter's Stomach
Hitters at once. Huudreds of women
suffering from female complaiuis have
voluntarily testified to its efficacy iu
cases of cramps, nausea, headache, in--oinnia.
indigestion and constipation.
Vou will therefore make no mistake
in trying it. Don't accept a substi
The following is a list of letters re
maiuiug iu the post office at Prescott,
Arizona, for the week ending Sent.
Bell, W 11
Burns, J T
Goodwin, Mrs N
Hee, T Y
Kreamer, Mrs A
liutler, Mrs C E
Chapiu, R C
Cook. A S
Coly, J M
Duca, Miss N
(ieorge, t) H
Corner, Dr J L
Kitt, Wm H
Kiuuey, Private Co B, X (J A
McCarthey, J J McClymouds, L
Malone, Miss L
Marrell, Mrs M
Miller, Mary Mrs
Moody, T G
Moore, Miss S
Murphy, D E
Prescott Min. Co
Pierce, A J
Richards, Mrs E
Kobertsou, D (J
Sbaw. F A
Thomas, Mrs A
Thomas, W H
Scott, Miss L
Wallace, J E
Meatier, H E
Miller, Ed P
Mixon, R B
Moeller, Mrs Alice
Moss, M J
Myers, W S
Peery, Mrs E
Raymond. Miss E
Rossi, Mrs E
Roop, J W
Roberts, J J
Bobiusou, Mrs A
Swift, A H
Tbomason, Miss B
Walers, MrB A
Careaga. A Chiappa,
Chavira, S jr I'eruandes,
Parties calling for any of the above
letters will please say advertised.
A. L. Smith, postmaster.
The following business was transact -ed
by the board of supervisors at their
session yesterday :
The resiguatiou of John Roberts as
justice of the peace of Galb-s preeiuet
The resiguatiou of F. W. Giroux as
justice of the peace of Lynx Creek
precinct was accepted.
The resiguatiou of Jeff Davis as
constable of Lynx Creek precinct was
The report of Superinteudeut of
Hospital and Poor Farm for the
mouths of June aud July was re
ceived, checked aud ordered filed.
H. L. Ross was appoiuted as justice
of the peace of Lynx creek preeiuet
subject to tiling aud approval of
The report of J. P. Storm, ex-otficio
tax collector of taxes, collected dur
ing August, 1003, was compared w ith
duplicate assessment roll, the same
wer- touud to correspond aud toll
J. P. Storm, treasurer, appeared
and the board proceeded to make set
tlement with him for the month of
August. l'J03, the same being as fob'
Cash To balance August 1, 11103,
I $.72.ii30. 7"2; to recorders fees, S74.:0;
to licenses, J.
to flues, B. M
L Roberts, ;i,40U.55;
Crawford, $10; to 1903
tax, school Dist.
i f C,, Hi.
van, 88.30: to lfo:i P. P. tax, D. J.
Sullivan, MMsill tines, R. P. Tal
bot, $3.10; to fines, R. P. Talbot.
$9.50; to fines, R. P. Talbot, 8U.0.";
to school lax 1903, D. J. Sullivan.
liMTl taxes. 15.40; to 19Cr2
7: to recorder and tax coll.
fe.-. N.sa Total. ICS, 819. &4.
Disbursements Hy expense fund
warrants, M, 788.10; by school fund
warrants, SfiSOO. 43 ; by 'school Dist.
Xo 1, builoing fund warrants.
TO!. SB, : by court orders, S18: by re
corder's fees refuuded. It; by road
fund warrants, tUBklfi; by refunded
taxes, 10; by refund to heirs B. Ag-
gelopoulos. Sot. 85; by recorder's fees.
certificate, ! ; by tax collector
90 cents: by tax
costs. 50 cents:
collector's half Me
by balance August
.11, BOB, 4'2,S10.:i4. Total, I6MHLM.
J. V. Hradley was appointed justice
of the peace in and for Octave pre
cinct, subject to filing and approval
Tbe following claims baviug beeu
approved by tbe board aud warrants iu
paymeut of tbe same were ordered
drawn ou the expense fund, towit :
E. Q Averyt, Aug. 1903, MO.
L. S. Colwell. Aug. 1903, 75.
G. M. Dotson, Aug. 1903, ?T5.
P. J. Keohaue, Aug. 1903, SB.
M. A. Eawler. Aug. 1908, ?IT.50.
H. Walsh, gardener, August, l'.13,
O. Jacksou, corresponding geueral
Report of D. J. Sullivan, assessor,
of property taxes collected by him
duriug 1903. was checked, found cor
rect and ordered filed.
P. Boscba. constable Cougress pre
eiuet, was, ou motion, granted a 30
day leave of absence.
The following busiuess was transact
ed by the board of supervisors at their
session Wednesday, Sept. 9:
D. J. Sullivan, assessor, was graut
ed leave of aliseuce from the territory
for a eriod of forty days from Sept.
J. P. Storm, treasurer, was directed
to pay road warraut Xo. "J8, series
1895, out of first money apportioned
to Road Warrant Redemption Fund,
said warraut not having been present
ed when .ailed.
A plat of the townsite of Carrolltou
was submitted ana ou motion t lie
same was approved.
Koad District So. 14 was divided
into two districts as follows: Com
mencing at Dick Thomas' on the Agua
Fria, at the intersection of Road Dis
trict Xo. 38, anil running thence in au
easterly direction to the crossing at
tbe Verde river near Camp Verde, ami
more definitely descrilieil as running
past the following places, towit: Mar
tin Rust's, Geo. Hances, Win. Horn,
Wm. Stephens, Cbas. Harbesou aud
Heads, said road to be hereafter
known as Road District Xo. 41.
That piece of road commencing at
the crossing of the Verde Kiver uear
Camp Verde aud running thence iu an
easterly direction to the line of Ya
vapai aud (iila counties, and more
definitely described as ruuuiug via
Eamaus and W.C. Wingtiehl and Clear
Cieek, aud known as the Tonto Uasin
road. Also that piece of road com
mencing at Camp Verde and running
to James Brown's place ou Lower
Verde. The said roads shall hereafter
be known as Koad District No. 14.
The clerk was instructed to adver
tise for bids for the construction of a
wagon bridge over the Agua Fria uear
Cherry Station in Road District
Out of town people who are in
need of anything in the drug line
should send their order to Corbiu ,V
Itork, the Prescott druggists P. ( ).
box MB. All orders receive prompt
attention and you get what you
Must Speak Spanish.
The Mexican government has issued j
a decree which requires all conduct- I
ors, ticket agents aud other employes
of railroads in the republic, includ
ing electric aud other street car lines,
to lie able to answer ordinary quer-;
ies of passengers and travelers in the
Spanish language. The decree pro- ;
vides that proficiency shall tie estab j
lisbed by a regular examination.
Some think that the problem of get- I
ting sufficient help uuder this order
for the border railroads w ill lie a ditfi
cult or, It seems that the class of
Mexicans capable of becoming good
agents and conductors do uot as a rule
care to enter the service and work up,
while the class of Americans who
drift in and bunt job.- are not as a
rule acquainted with the Spanish
However, it is said that with little
tudy and constant practice gained in
the daily routine, almost anybody
can pick up iu a few months enough
of the language to enable tbem to un
derstand aul answer the ordinary
ipieries of the traveling public. Can
to cure a Cold in oxe day
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the mouey
if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's
siguaure is ou each box. i"ie.
THE GEXUIXE VS.
The genuine is always better than
a counterfeit, but the truth of this
statement is never more forcibly real
ized or more thoroughly appreciated
than when you compare the geuuiue
DeWitt's Hazel Salve with the many
counterfeits and worthless substitutes
that are ou the market. W. S. Led
hetter, of Shreveport, La., says:
"After using uumerous ot her remedies
without benefit, one box of DeWitt's
Witch Hazel Salve cured me." For
bliud, bleeding, itching and protrud
ing piles no remedy is equal to De
Witt's Witch Hazel Salve. Sold by
lb is ley Drug Co., Corbiu I Bork.
NEW GOODS FOR PALL SUITINGS
Having just received a large aud
up to date as-ortmeut of woolens am
now prepare I to turn out your orders
on short notice in the usual first class
manner. Ed Voigt lander.
The Fashionable Tailor,
tB-4f Rooms 10-11 Union Block.
"Just iu the nick of time our little
boy was saved," writes Mrs. W. Wat
kins of Pleasant City, Ohio. "Pneu
niouia liad played sad havoc with bim
aud a terrible cough set in besides.
Doctors treated him. but he grew
worse every day. At length we tried
Dr. King's Xew Discovery for Con
sumption, aud our darling was saved.
He's now sound, aud well." Every
body ought to know, it's the only
sure cure for coughs, colds and all
luui; diseases. Guaranteed by all
druggists. Price jOc and SI. Trial
FOR SALE CHEAP.
A 1-room cottage in liest resideuce
part of city. All modern improve I
meuts. Address or call room 41. !
llat'k of Arizona. is-l- oi
DISTRESS AFTER EATING CURED
Judge W. T. Holland of Greeuburg. ,
i La., who is well and favorably known j
says. i u em s Mfccu l -imeieij Kit-ni -
ly from indigestion. After eating
great distress would invariably re
sult lasting for an hour or so and my ,
nights were restless. I concluded to
try Kodol Dyspepsia Cure and it cured i
me entirely. Xow my sleep is refresh
ing and digestion perfect." Sold by
I Brisley Drug Co. Corbiu A Hoi k.
i ,T, .,-t, 1
A car load of the celebrated Schilt
tier waguus, spring waguua and buck
boards just arrived at F. G. Brecht's.
THE FIsEASURB OF EATIXG.
Persons still t . n.' from indigestiou
dyspepsia or other stomach trouble
will find that lodc 1 Dyspepsia Cure
digests what you eat aud makes the
stomach - sweet. This remedy is a
I never failing cure for indigestiou and
Ivspepsia aud all complaints affecting
I "lie slanders or membranes oil be stem
Inch or digestive tract. Wheu you take
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure everything yon
eat tastes good, and every bit of tbe
uutrimeut that your food contains is
assimilated and appropriated by the
blood aud tissues. Sold by lirisley
Drug Co., Corbiu & Bork.
NOTICE TO HUNTERS
Of Prescott and vicinity. Any per
sou found shooting on the Smith
ranches, uear Point of Kocks. will be
prosecuted to the full exteut of the
law. John H. Smith.
A PURGATIVE PLEASURE.
If you ever took DeWitt's Little
Early Risers for billiousuess or const i
patiou you know what a purgative
pleasure is. These famous little pills
cleanse the liver and rid the system
of all bile without producing unpleas
aut effects. They do uot gripe sicken
or weaken but give foue and strength
to the tissues aud organs iuvolved.
W. H. Howell of Houston, Tex., says:
"No better pill can be used thau Lit
tle Early Risers for constipation sick
headache etc. " Sob! by Krisley Drug
Co., Corbiu .V Bork.
Five room house. South Prescott.
two .-foot lots ou corner, good well
of water, windmill and tank, fruit
aud shade trees. Price tNM Iu
ipiire of E. H. Frederick, at P.. H.
Store. fJ IT llila
Disturbances of strikers are not
nearly as grave as an individual dis
order of the system. Over work, loss
of sleep, nervous teusion will be fol
lowed by utter collapse, unless a re
liable remeilv is immediately employ
ed. There's nothiug so efficient to
cure disorders of the liver or kidneys j
as Electric Hitters. It's a wonderful '
tonic, and effective nervine ami the
greatest all around medicine for run
down systems. It dispels nervousness,
rheumatism and neuralgia and eels
malaria germs. Only .W, ami satis
faction guaranteed by all druggists.
NOTICE TO 1IPNTEKS.
Notices are posted ou rocks, trees
and on fences around mv Point of
Koek ranch. Aeeordiug to law hunt
ers will hunt for them. The eci:.-c
that they did not see them wout go.
but the law will. A. S. t'longh.
IT SAVED HIS LKti.
P. A. Dauforth of La (iiuude. On.,
suffered for six mouths with a fright
ful running sore on bis leg: but
writes that Huckleu's Arnica Salve
wholly cured it in live days. For ul
cers, wounds, piles, it's the best salve
in the world. Cure guaranteed.
Only i" ceuts. Sold by all drogcists.
Eitrbt hour laws are ignored by
those tireless little workers Or. j
King's New Life Pills. Millions are i
always at work, night aud day. cur- I
ing indigestion, billiousnes-, consti .
pation,sick headache anil all stomach,
liver and bowel troubles. Easy. !
plesaant. safe. sure. Only 'J.k' at all
"In the l'oim! old summer time,"'
tan aud freckles are right in line.
Use "Vyette" Freckle Caw aud
"Vyette" Cold Cream to put tkaaB I
out of sight. Prepared only by Cor
bin A- llork. the liurke Hotel drug :
gists. 8 . "i ff I
I beg to inform you that I have just received
a full and complete line of samples for SUITS
and JACKETS. I will be delighted to have
you inspect the same at your earliest con
venience. Style and fit guaranteed. Prices
E. W. Richardson,
West Gorky Street.
Ready For Business
This is No Bought Out. Old Stock : everything is new in detail, containing an
extensive assortment of Staple and Fancy Worsteds. Nobby Scotch Suitings,
IiniKirted and Domestic Serges and I'ntinished Worsteds. A grand display
of the handsomest Panting aad Fancy Vesting. Finest assortment desired
in West of Ktigland Dr.-- Worsteds. Broadcloth and Doeskin. In addition,
a imart magnificent assortment of all the new goods for overcoats. In fact,
all the latest ideas in gentlemen's Fall and Winter Wear. Over 300 patterns
of Ladies' Goods, all different designs, the latest novelties in samples, from
which to select I am here to stay, make clothes and friends. Once a custo
mer alw-asa customer. All work under mjr personal supervision.
PRACTICAL MERCHANT TAILOR
GUNDALL BUILDING, NORTH CORTEZ STREET.
SOVEREIGN PURSES JUST ARRIVED
They onlv cost 4 BITS and save lots of money.
Our New Copper Souvenir Paper Knife
Is here, it's a DOLLAR, and the best thing for the money ever made.
GEO. H. COOK & CO.
Get your property listed with us and we will advertise it free.
If you want to rent your house list it with us. We make a spe
cialty in collenting rents.
Exclusive agency for six of the strongest fire insurance Com
panies in the world.
ALL KINDS OF SURETY BONDS ISSUED. ..,
AVOID BECOMING OBLIGATED TO FRIENDS.
COMMERCIAL TRUST CO.
Mrs. AKERS' MILLINERY PARLORS
A BEAUTIFUL ASSORTMENT OF
Noby Street and Tailored Hats,
New Veiling and Novelties,
Hats and Caps for Children
141 South Cortez Street. Prescott, Arizona.
WHOLESVLK HK.U.KK D
The Finest Brands of Kentucky Whiskeys!
... w IX- - v .
: - e , i .. stai
North Side of Plaza
DeMUND LUMBER CO.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
PINE AND RED WOOD LUMBFR, SASH,
DOORS, PAINTS AND GLASS j j
Yards at Prescott and Phoenix.
Mills at Khoades. Arizona
Prescott Electric 110
jt jt .
PHE5CDTT, AKIZtA. ON TMK PLAZA. Telephone I . .
Complete Stock of Fine Whiskvs and Cordials tor the Trade
BMsstaTs MaBsT Hrewinr O.'a Milv-.wuetr Beer
SAM LEE'S RESTAURANT
Cor. Montezuma and'ioodwin Streets.
First-Class Heal 2 5 C And Upwards
We Serve all the Delicacies the Tar' et Afford
nt -Ml Hours. Dav and VlvrJu.
SOLE AGENTS fO?
FAIRBANKS, MORSE & CO.'S
iasoline and .Stoam MoiAts. ir Corripr
and .'-'arionerv Boilers. FA-..
Kaf-iire of the l-airtiauk. Morse .V
sMtinsi rinrinar the naat Dear thau all
- - " ..
PqWEK, RELIABILITY and ECONOMY ami are mfhmty vaJusbh
vhere wood ami water is scarce.
fcjF'Full particulars and estimates furnish! upou application u
THENEVfcR YOU TAjNT
Merchandise or Mining Supplies
Remember i be d Established House
The 0. K. STORE
Staple and haf irticerivS, A fall Stuck of flea's Fimishiii tan
Ah ays on hand. II Soodi Fresh and Ip-Tti-Da't.
JOSEPH DOUGHERTY, Proprietor
Merchant Tailor. w
e,o v lis i..i lam 'i'jueral Trade.
company', Orsajht and Bottled Bear.
PHONES J J
Co. W.-i- u.a- In, sold
other makes cotnliiuexf- 1 hey excel 'i.
.. a s . sns