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ARIZONA JOURNAL MINER
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ildest Paper In Arizona Established 1864.
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ROOSEVELT FRIEND OF LABOR
At a recent session of the executive
board of Knight- of Labor the follow
ing sensible resolutiotiB were passed :
Whereas, The newspaper report
that certain labor organizations and
their leaders are attempting to have
organized labor take up the fight of
the enemies of President Koosevelt.
because of his action in the dispute
existing in the government printing
office in Washington, and believing
the president the best friend organ
ized labor ever had in the white
house, and that the present move is a
political one in tbe interest of prom
inent republicans who "control some
few labor leaders'with a desire to at
tempt tbe defeat of the nomination of
President Roosevelt: therefore be it
Resolved, by the general 'executive
board of tbe order of tbe Knights of
Labor, incorporated. That the ac
tion taken at this time against Presi
dent Roosevelt is not in the interest
of organized labor, but a political
move that, if carried out, will disrupt
or lower organizations and injure the
members, and if the leaders attempt
any such action, the majority of the
members of all organizations, without
regard to their political opinions.
6hould tefuse to organize and repud
iate such leaders and their action: be
Resolved, That such action as i
contemplated against President Roan
velt is one of the many mistake." mil
errors made by organized labor, as
they seem inclined to ignore BBC
rights of others, create strikes and
made demands that are unreasonable,
relying not on the justice of their
contention or claims, but tbe aiiixUbl
of trouble and loss they can cause
others, ,'and to see what they secure
by depending on politicians and not
on the justice of their demands: and,
be it further
Resolved, That as Senator Hanua
of Ohio is said to be a great frieud of
organized labor and that he is also
considered a loyal supporter and
sincere friend of President Roosevelt,
we. therefore, suggest to both sides in
the present controversy existing in tbe
printing office that they refer the dis
pute to Senator Hanna for a decision.
UNITED VERDE DIVIDENDS.
The Los Augeles Mining Review re
ports that a dividend of ISSSjSfQ was
declared by the United Verde mining
company last Thursday, making tbe
third dividend of au equal amount for
the year. The paer in question adds
that when things get into smooth go
ing order again at the United Verde
dividends will not be conspicuous by
their absence. Wonder if this can be
the same United Verde company to
which the board of supervisors of this
county recently made a present
amounting to about $10,000 and which
the mouth piece aud apologists of said
jLioard said had been running at a big
loss last year? If it is that extra MC,
000 could have beeu taken from tbe
?C7.",000 dividend fund of the com
pany without being missed aud it
would bave beeu felt very beneficially
by this county. The above however
only goes to show that the excuses
offered for that $16,000 donation to
the company had no foundation in
fact, and were absolutely false. The
man who niade tbe assertion that tbe
United Verde company operated at a
loss last year is a fit subject for either
the lunatic asylum or the fool killer.
The same paper states that during
the previous twelve months, the com
lauy paid ten dividends of To cents
each, making a total iu dividends for
that year of 2. iVJ, 000. aud yet in the
face of such a record, our benevolent
board of supervisors reduced the as-se-e.
valuation of tin property from
$3,000,000 to a little over $1,000,000.
With a record of 2.250,000 a year iu
dividend.- the utter and absolute ab
surdity of placing a million dollar
valuation for the purposes of taxation
must le apparent to tbe most obtuse
mind. Then why in the name of good
business did thesuiervUors flim flam
this county in the mauuer in which
THE TILLMAN TRIAL
Tbe trial of Murderer Tillmau. of
South Carolina, is now in progress iu
that state. A correspondent of the
St. Louis diode Deuioi-r.it in a detail
ed account ot the crime, aud tbe
causes leading up to it. closes with tbe
following concerning the pei.-onnel.
aud history of some of the parlies
connected with it :
"There are several coincidences in
connection with the trial. The fathei
of tbe defendant. Col. George D. Till
man. killed a man in a gainUitig
I To Cure a Cold in One Day
I Take Laxative BrOmO Quinine Tablets. JG
Seven Million boxes soW in past i 2 months. This SI gnat lire ,
THE CHRONIC KICKER BACK AT HIS OLD STAND.
room before the war, and for this he to the Journal Miner's inquiry as to
served a term in jail. Former Con- what principles its old time dem
gressmau George Jolnstone. who is oeracy stands for says: "The Jour
one of the counsel for Tillman, killed nal-Miuer.aftera lifelong fight against
a fellow lawyer in the court room in democratic principles, now, with one
Newberry several years ago. He was foot iu the political graveyard, and
acquitted. Solicitor Thurmond, who, the balance of the carcass pickled iu a
as a state officer, will prosecute this stock company, wants to know what
case, killed a young merchant in Sa- democracy is?" There are so many
luda several years ago. He was tried kinds of democracy in these latter
for murder and was defended by I days that the Journal Miner simply
lames EL Tillman and Col. George asked what kind its contemporary
Croft. Tillmau is now prosecuted by I stands for. Tbe Journal-Miner has
Thurmond and has for his chief conn-1
sel Col. Croft, who helped him secure
'"The solicitor is assisted by Dun
can (2. Bellinger, who was attorney
general of the state while Tillmau was
lienteuant governor, and by Judge
Aiiorew Crawford. Bellinger attained
distinction when he was solicitor by a
vigorous prosecution of the "Broxton
Bridge" lynchers. These were prom
iueut whit men who killed a negro.
The case was pushed, despite tbe fact
the solicitor's life was in danger.
Judge Crawford is a criminal lawyer
of exceptionally high ability.
"Tillman will be represented by five
lawyers. Senator Tillmau has twice
visited his nephew in jail and is ex
pected to attend the trial and give
counsel fbe benefit of bis ideas. He
ha6 not beeu on good terms witb his
nephew for many years, but is stick
ing by him because of the name, and
because Editor Gonzales was always
bis open political opponent. The sen
ator, it is believed, has had to fur
nish some of tbe funds necessary for
tbe conduct of tbe case."
NOT FOR MILES.
Ihe Phenix Enterprise does not fall
i:i line witn the boom of General
Hik for the presidency. It says:
' ' H bile we are possessed of a due
regard for the soldierly capacity and
the gentlemanly qualities of tbe late
head of the United States army, we
MMst I onfess to a disbelief that he has
wiii. 111 him the eminent qualifications
nn..-ary to lead the people of this
Egypt out of tbe bondage of the
"'Vhile Miles has gained distinction
;.- an able general and fearless soldier,
be has also gamed a reputation for
spectacularism, for love of display,
for posing in bis regimentals, which,
iu the light of a present experience,
does not bode well for his develop
ment into presidential timber.
"Despite his years. Miles bas a
strong physique and active mind, but
evidences of bis statesmanship are
thus far confined to venturing opposi
tion to the mehtods of bis superior
officers ai:d engendering tbe hearty
ill will ot the war department and the
Our coutemiHirary says that "the!
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'11 11 in- vii linn 1 n 1 . viiru ruiiuiu iui
it." Just as a matter of information
the Journal-Miner would like to in
quire what tbe principles of old line
democracy was. Jefferson and Jack
son, if we have read history aright,
were protectionists aud Calhoun was
a free trader, or according to later
terms, a "tariff for revenue only" ad
vocate. Are we mistaken in this or
not? Again old line democracyjstood
tor human slavery, which has lieen
abolished long ago, and it does not
-eem possible that a modern democrat
could stand for old line democracy in
that line, aud certainly the editor of
our contemporary would not be one
who would be picked out at this day
aud age as an advocate of such an ob
solete proposition as that. There are
numerous brands of democrary at the
present day all claiming to be the
genuiue, old fashioned article but ad
vocating different principles.
Two Colombian politicians, who
bave just arrived iu New York.ascrilie
the defeat of tbe Pauama canal treaty
to local partisans, or rather factional
strife. They say that even men who
favored tbe treaty voted against it be
cause tbey wished to repudiate the
Folk has succeeded in convicting
and having sentenced nineteen St.
Louis boodlers. aud yet not one of
them has received any punishment.
As fast hs they are convicted tbey are
turned loose by tbe supreme court,
which seems to be about as 1 often as
St. Louis was under the bundling ad
Why is it that wheuever a rascally
federal official is brought to an ac
counting iu Arizona, the press of the
territory, with almost one accord. rush
to his defense. without waiting to hear
of what he is accused or the evidence
igiiin-t him? Oasis. Ask something
easy brother Bird.
The beer, wine and w hiskey dealers
ia Nca York have lined up against
the republican party. The democrats
are coing iuto tiie campaign with tbe
advantage of a ready made torchlight
A New York man who is 100 years
old and bas leeu paying premiums ou
$10,000 lite insurance, for seventy
years. declares that the man who wants
to live to a ripe old age needs only to
insure his life heavily enough.
The Courier this morning for reply
been an advocate of the principles of
protection advocated by Jefferson and
are old line demo
The Louisville Courier-Journal
says: "And now we have it straight
from New York over the telegraph
wires that a man has been frightened
to death by the "glare" of an auto
mobile. It was known before in
fact, it could be proven by regiments
of panic stricken policemen, park offi
cials, legislators and city fathers
that automobiles were guilty of all
other offenses under the sun. Now
that tbey also kill men by "glaring,"
let us swipe them from the face of the
"Why," demands tbe El Dorado,
Kansas, Republican, "doesn't the un
iversity establish a chair for plowboys
instead of u chair for journalism?
Tbe world can live without journal
ists. but it can't live without plow
boy. Most any sort of a lobster can
be a journalist, but it takes a level
headed young man to successfully
manage a plow. Stop the plow aud
the world starves. Shoot the journal
ists and they will not be missed. Let
us have a chair for plowboys."
A Vienna newspaper comes out witb
the statement that Emperor Kraucis
Joseph prevented the eleotiou of Ram
polla to the papacy for the reasou that
be suspected him of leanings toward
free Masonry. The paper iu question,
the Die Zeit, says that while the pepe
election was on prayers were said in
many Austrian cloisters aud monas
teries "to beg God uot to allow te
election of a secret Mason namely.
A rather remarkable fuenral cere
mony was held recently at Cairo, Illi
nois. It was over a pet dog, which
died of a broken heart while its mas
ter was sick at a hospital. An attor
ney read a eulogy in tbe presence of
a number of spectators and the dog's
body was embalmed and sent to New
York for burial where a monument
will be erected over it.
The man wbo seldom gives any pat
ronage to a newspaper, aud when he
itoes insists on having a "cut rate"
for it. is tbe individual wbo sets a high
ideal of what a newspaper should
be, and then wonders why tbey do not
come up to bis ideal. He thinks that
tbey should be able to run on wind.
As the Kaiser led every cavalry
charge iu tbe recent German man
oeuvres, and the umpire didu't dare
declaie the imperial forces defeated,
tbe emperor naturally won.
There are some people who are
never satisfied. Now Chicagoaus.
just because their dairy supplies come
from cows fed on distillery refuse, are
demanding pasteurized cows.
Tbe school commissioners wbo are
trying to find accommodations for all
the school children of the district,
these days, positively refuse to be
lieve in race suicide.
The dangers of Mormonism are not
religious but political. Already tbe
Mormons are iu a position to dictate
terms to tbe political parties in sev
The Sutau of Turkey must bave
i good credit with the German manufac
turers. No doubt they remember that
be is a personal friend of Kaiser
Tom Johnson is already advocating
a two cent car fare aud if tbiugs get
hot enough iu the Ohio campaign he
may be reduced to offering free rides.
A trust among flowers has lieeu dis
covered. It is the sunflower which
botanists tell us sucks up 145 pounds
of water during its growth.
Whenever there is nothing else to
write about, the Washington corres
pondents descrilie auother catastrophe
to the Langley airship.
New York City has a new school
house which is five stories high con
tains eighty seven rooms and accom
The farmers of the south will soon
have some cotton to sell. That is why
Wall Street is busy hammering down
(ieneral Fred 1 1 rant, who is a total
abstainer himself, declares the aboli
tion of the army canteen was a "vital
Legal and mining blank.-
ter's stationary store.
in Two Days.
SW - JCsy7
SATISFACTORY ALL ROUND.
"When King Edward heard of the
Duke of Roxburghe's engagement to
that American heiress, he said: "Well
done, Roxburghe!" It would not be
discreet to iuquire what Heury Wat
terson said. "Sioux City Journal.
Yes, it would lie entirely discreet.
He said that in case tbe Duke suits
the girl, and her ducats suit the Duke,
it is all rgbt. What 'else? And what
has the editor of the Courier-Journal
to do with it, anyhow? Louisville
We are just advised that the Politi
cal Specialists School aud World's
Diathetic Institute has changed its
mind about locating iu Yavapai coun
ty aud will instead locate at the exact
geographical center of the United
States, in Kansas and will name the
place Philanthropy. Of course we
will all feel very sorry, but tbe L P.
S. S. aud W. I). L very kindly offers
to give the county a boost by permit
ting it to use the name Philanthropy
for some postoffice in its confines if
some unambitious place will kindly
surrender its identity and name for
this honor. The Journal-Miner would
suggest that Philanthropy post office
be established at P. & E. Junction.
It is a picturesque place for such a
post office and is convenient to Gran
ite Dells a place which is being run
on purely philauthropical principles,
hence appropriate to that section.
Besides a postoffice is needed at P. &
E. junction. Let us have Philan
thropy established there at ouce.
The Mi.ce. Ionian insurgents threaten
to "stagger humanity." This has be
come very difficult in the twentieth
Recent, event.- suggest that much
costly missionary work bas been
wasted in Turkey.
Mount Olive, Miss., Oct. 2. Hunt
ed from place to place by officers of
the law, which be always successfully
eluded, aud dogged by relatives aud
friends "of nearly fifty murdered vic
tims, bent on taking his lite, "Wild
Jack" Sullivau, the most notorious
feudist aud desperado iu Missssippi,
is at last beyond the reach of veu
geauce. The uncertain tale of a small boy
furnishes the only circumstances of
I his death obtainable. He relates that
he beard groaus iu tbe public road.
Goiug iu the direction, he saw Sulli
vau iu a dyiug condition. Near him
was bis own pistol, one chamber of
which had beeu fired. Sullivau called
piteously to the boy, telling him that
be was dying, and asking him to pray
for him. The boy was too frightened
to obey, aud with a prayer of his own
on his lips Sullivau died.
TO CUKE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo (Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's
siguature is ou each box. 25c.
A CURE FOR DYSPEPSIA.
I had dyspepsia iu its worst form
aud felt miserable most all the time.
Did not enjoy eating until after I
used Kodol Dysiepsia Cure which has
completely cured me. Mrs. W. W.
Saylor. Hillard, Pa. No appetite,
loss of strength, nervousness, bead
ache, constipation, bad breath, sour
risings, indigestion, dyspepsia and all
stomach troubles are quickly cured
by the use of Kodol. Kodol repre
sents the natural juices of digestion
combined with tbe greatest known
tonic and reconstructive properties.
It cleanses, purifies and sweetens the
stomach. Sold by Corbin & Bork,
Brisley Drug Co.
Five room house. South Prescott,
two BO foot lots ou corner, good vail
of water, windmill aud tank, fruit
aud shade trees. Price 81000. In
quire of E. H. Frederick, at B. -B.
A PBBFBOI PAINLESS PILL
is the one that will cleanse the sys
tem, set the liver to action, remove
the bile, clear the complexion, cure
headache and leave a good taste in the
mouth. The famous little pills for
doing such work pleasantly aud effect
ually are DeWitt's Little Early Ris
ers. Bob Moore of Lafayette, lud.,
says: "All other pills I have used
gripe and sicken, while DeWitt's Lit
tle Early Risers are simply perfect.
Sold by Corbiu a Bork, Brisley Drug
The Prescott Hat aud Cleaning
works 21S W. Gurley street, will
move to Phenix for the winter about
Oct. L So please hurry up with that
bat or suit or you may be disap
ROBBED THE GRAVE.
A startling incident, is narrated by
John Oliver of Philadelphia, as fol
lows: "I was in au awful condition.
My skin was almost yellow, eyes
sunken, tongue coated, pain contin
ually iu back and sides, no appetite,
growing weaker day by day. Three
pnysiciaus Had given me up. ineu I
was advised to use Electric Bitters;
to my great joy, the first bottle made
a decided improvement. 1 continued
their use for three weeks, and am now
a well man. 1 know they robbed the
grave of auother victim." No one
should fail to try tbem. Only 50
cent.-, guaranteed, at all druggists.
A car load of the celebrated Schut
tier wagons, spring wagons and buck
boards just arrived at F. G. Brecht's.
THE SALVE THAT HEALS
without leaving a scar is DeWitt's.
'1 he name Witch Hazel Salve is the
only Wi'cb Hael Salve made that
contains the pure unadulterated witch
hazel. If any other Witch Hazel
Salve is offered you it is a counter
feit. E. C. DeWitt inveutfcd Witch
Hazel Salve and DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve is tbe liest salve iu tbe world
for iuts, burns, bruises, tetter, or
blind, bleeding, itching and protrud
ing piles. Sold by Corbin & Bork,
lirisley Drug Co.
N KW GOODS FOR FALL SUITINGS
Having just received a large and
up to date assortment of woolens am
now prepared to turn out your orders
on short notice iu the usual first class
manner. Ed Voigt lander.
The Fashionable Tailor,
-22-tf Rooms MM Uniou Block.
A GREAT SENSATION.
There was a big sensation in Lees
ille, Ind.. when W. II. Brown of that
place, who was expected to die, bad
his life saved by Dr. King's New Dis
covery for consiinipt ion. He writes:
"I endured insufferable agonies from
a.-tbina bat your New Discovery gave
me immediate relief and soon there
after effected a complete cure Sim
liar cure nf coiisutnpl inn. pneumonia,
bronchi! i- and grip are numerous.
It's the peerliss lemedy for all throat
and lung troubles. Prico 50c, and
St. Utmraatoed by all druggists.
Trial bottles free.
Said Harry McKee in
Lecture Last Night.
The Speaker in Advocating the
Doctrine Fully Sustained the
Another packed audience greeted
Harry ML McKee last night at the
court house. Notwithstanding extra
seats had beeu provided every avail
able space was taken and the speaker
sustained the reputation he establish
ed at his first lecture of being the
most brilliant orator and ablest ex
ponent of socialism that has ever vis
ited our city. His personality is
striking, and bis uot over strong
physique seems burdened with an im
perious will and an intense nature.
He is an idealist, a dreamer, but with
a burning enthusiasm which cbarac
terizes his every utterance and carries
conviction to his hearers, because he
believes in realizing tbe highest ideals
and making the most beautiful dream
a living reality. He has a winning
manner which brings his audience in
to .-in pathetic mood and at once dis
arms antagonism. Never once has
be indulged iu abuse. He says he
has no fight witb men but witb a sys
tern that makes men hoggish and sel
fish and brutal. He said tbe cause of
the inequality of the present day is
the economic system the wage system
the method employed by tbe race in
producing and distributing wealth,
which permits the man or group of
men who are the best getters to get
tbe unlimited private ownership of
all the means by which tbe people
must live. Five per cent of the pop
ulation now own SO per cent of the
wealth and thus have a power that
enables them to levy tribute on every
man, womau, and child for the privi
lege of staying alive. He quoted sta
tistics to show that while with our
boasted labor saving machinery wage
saving machinery labor produced
au average of ?1000 annually, the la
borer receives but $t:!T as an average
wage. That so long as the voter con
tinued to vote to perpetuate such a
system he could not w . ect better ci 11
ditious, aud bad no one to Mmm hut
Ownership gives power and the rea
son five per cent of the population
have the power to dictate the policy
of our government, aud the terms on
which we may stay alive is because
they own our nation. We must vote
for the power that ownership gives
and inaugurate a system based upon
the collective ownership by the entire
people of all the means of producing
the means of life.democratically man
aged by the producers, in order that
tbe more abundant wealth resulting
from co-operative industry may be
justly distributed to all who are will
ing to work, in proportion to the ser
vice rendered in ths process of pro
duction, anil this is socialism.
it is not "dividing up " We have
the collectively owned school house
but do not tbink of tearing dowu the
school house and dividing it up among
tbe citizens of the community. It is
collectively owned and collectively
used. But socialism does seek to
stop the "divide up" that is goiug on
uow. Every laborer produces au
average of $1000 worth of wealth and
receives an average of WH7 which
means a "divvy ' of over $500 apiece.
Again. Socialism -is not anarchy,
'out would establish a more harmon
ious, rational aud just method of pro
ducing and distributing wealth than
tbe chaotic, brutal method now in
use. The wage system the speaker
characterized as anarchy gone mad.
He says that even the strenuous
"Teddy" declares in his message that
the methods now employed are no
longer adequate to cope with the new
conditions resultiug from modern
machinery and concentration of capi
tal. The trust, he says, is a good thing,
tbe latest aud best modern machine
for producing aud distributing
wealth, but instead of it being owned
by a few and operated for their profit,
let it be owned try all the people and
operated to produce things for use and
at cost of production.
Modern capitalism, he said, had its
birth with the beginning of modern
machinery aud has grown baud in
hand with the machine. It was pos
sible for the mechanic a century ago,
by a few days labor to save enough to
provide himeslf with the simple tools
of tbat period and be au independent
producer. But when steam came iu
the tools began to grow to do tbe
work of ten or a hundred or a thou
sand men requiring an ever larger ag
gregation of capital to successfully
run them, hence tbe combination
known as co-partnership, next, the cor
poration then tbe trust and finally
the international trust control ing uot
only the home markets but tbe mar
kets of tbe world.
Now with the billion dollar trust
what possible alternative has the la
liorer but to organize? Combiuation
of capital is inevitable uuder the
?agc system ami combination of labor
was thus rendered, absolutely neces
So we have fhe trust aud the trades
uniou and between the two must ever
wage an irrepressible conflict so long
as we maintain a system which per
itnts the ownership of the machinery
bv man or group who are smart
enough to get it.
Labor by organization has beeu able
to secure a living wage, better coudi
tions and shorter hours, nut only a
share, and that the smallest share, of
the product of his toil has the laborer
been at le to secure, aud if every la
borer in the laud were organized in
the uniou of his craft and only a
small proportion are so organized
they could never secure more than a
share of tbe product siuce tbe system
compels the capitalist to make profits
aud in order to do this he must ex
It is good to organize in your un
ion. It is noble to stand together in
your struggle for better conditions,
but the strike at the shop door will
never solve the problem. Strike at
the ballot box by voting for the col
Bothro ow nership of the machinery of
production aud distribution. Own
t-hip gives power and this class
trugclewill never cease so long as
one class the capitalist class com
prising but live pe. cent of tbe popu
lation own what the other class tbe
laboring class comprising the over
whelming majority of the people
must use in order to live.
The speaker unlike many political
speakers wbo appeal to tbe prejudices
of their bearers is logical and fair
appealing always to the reason of bis
audience. In his three addresses here
Mr. McKee has doue more than all
the talk and speechmaking of tbe past
to disarm antagonism and break down
prejudices. He has made the most
powerful and convincing argument for
socialism we bave ever beard. And
in the asnweriug of questions be dis
played a master hand, treating all
questioners with courtesy and making
many of the vexed points so clear tbat
one could not fail to understand and
be couvinced. If socialism bad more
such able champions Mr. McKee's pre
diction that socialism will obtain
within ten years would seem possible.
A local of over fifty members was
organized at the close of tbe address.
Meetings will be held every Wednes
day night to which the public is cor
Mr. McKee leaves today for tbe
south to fill lecture dates at all tbe
important points iu Arizona. He has
won for socialism the respect even of
those who oppose tbe idea and his re
turn will surely be greeted by even
larger crowds than at this first visit.
Worried About It.
"The sun's heat will give out in ten
million years more,"
And be worried about it;
"It will surely give out then, if it
doesn't before, "
And be worried about it;
It would surely give out, so the scien
In all scieutiflcal books that he read,
And tbe whole mighty universe would
be then dead,
And he worried about it.
"And some day the earth will fall in
to the sun,"
And be worried about it;
"Just as sure, and as straight, as if
shot from a gun, "
And he worried about it;
"When strong gravitation unbuckles
Just picture," he said, what a fearful
It will come in a few million years,
And be worried about it.
"The earth will become much too
small for tbe race,"
And be worried about it;
"When we'll pay thirty dollars an
inch for pure space,"
And be worried about it;
'Tbe earth will be crowded so much,
That there'll be no room for one's
tongue to stick out,
Aud no room for one's thoughts to
wander about. "
Aud he worried about it.
"Aud in less thau ten thousand years
there's no doubt,"
And be worried about it;
"Our supply of lumber aud coal will
Aud he worried about it;
"Just then the ice age will return
cold and raw,
Frozen men will stand stiff with arms
outstretched iu awe.
As if vainly beseeching a general
And be worried about it.
His wife took iu washing ia dollar a
He didu't worry about it;
His daughter sewed shirts, the rude
grocer to pay.
He didn't worry about it;
While his wife beat ber tireless rub-a-dub-dub
On tbe washboard drum iu her old
He sat by the stove and he ju?t let her
He didn't worry about it.
S. W. Koss.
Perfidy of Smith.
The atmosphere was damp witb
tears in Judge Conrey's court yester
day when a pretty plaintiff in a
divorce suit was telling her sorrowful
story. She was tbe wife of J. F.
Smith, an asphalt contractor. She
cried most of the time she was giving
She married Smith, a widower with
one sou, in Prescott, Ariz. Tbey lived
there awhile and a baby came
About two years after tbey were mar
ried her husband sent her to Los An
geles to bis parents, with whom she
lived ever since, working in a laun
dry and a restaurant to support her
She says that her h"sband, after
tiring of her, weut to live witb another
woman at Jerome. Tiring of ber in
turn, sbe says that be picked up an
other fairy with whom he lived in
Judge t'ourey ordered him to pay
$15 a month alimony. Los Angeles
The subject of the above sketch is
well known in Prescott where he was
engaged in tbe asphalt business, and
from where be sent bis wife to Los
Angeles on a visit, when he is alleged
to have assumed marital relations with
' auother woman going from here to
Jerome, ami later to Williams.
Wanted by Military.
Fred Williams, a soldier of troop H,
Third cavalry, who was arrested and
fined a few days since for steal iug a
pair of sbaps was permitted by tbe
justice to go out and hustle tbe
money to pay tbe fine. He did not
return with the money but kept rust
ling. In tbe meantime the notioe of
his arrest bad been read by the mili
tary authorities at Whipple wbo in
formed the sheriff that there was a
reward of $50 offered for Williams for
some offense alleged to have been
committed while in the service. Dep
uty Heisler was started out again in
search of him and located bim near
the American ranch and after chasing
him nearly to tbe uew sand brick fac
tory, succeeded in arresting him. He
was turned over to the military au
thorities at Whipple.
Uol. J. r. Wilson today received a
telegram from W. R. Hearst's mau
ager iu New York, advising him tbat
Mr. Hearst had practically abandoned
tbe trip to New Mexico and Arizona
which he had planned for this mouth,
on account of the lack of iuterest
takeu in it by members of cougress.
Mr. Hearst bad wired his manager
that be bad succeeded iu getting only
a few to agree to take the trip and he
thought it beet to abandon the trip
for the present if that was agreed to
by the delegates from the two terri
tories. Col. Wilson fully coincided
with Mr. Hearst's views and wired
Delegate Rodey to that effect. Mr.
Hearst intimated tbat a party might
be gotten together after congress con
venes and tbe trip made later, as he
deemed it better that it should uot lie
made at all rather than only a few
Drink rteekin's "Magnolia" Coffee
ror sale by The Bashford-Burmister
Passenger and Freight
Meet on Same Track.
One Passenger Was Killed and
About Twenty Injured at
Beowawe, Nev.,Oct.2. A disastrous
head on collision occurred last night
on the Salt Lake division of the
Southern Pacific railroad at this sta
tion. Tbe first -ect 1 m of the Atlan
tic express, from San Francisco, col
lided with tbe second section of a
west bound freight. One passenger
was killed and twenty were injured,
some quite seriously. Relief trains
were sent to tbe wreck from Wiune
mucca and Carlin. The concussion
was so great when the trains met tbat
a passenger coach telescoped the smok
ing car for half of its length. Allen
Harper, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sit
ting in the rear of tbe smoker and was
pinned in tbe wreckage and was horri
bly mangled dying before be could be
AGENTS OF FAMOUS
McCoy Company Gets Carload
From Bartlctt Springs.
The F. Q. McCoy company, wbo are
agents for the celebrated Bartlett
Springs mineral water, bas just re
ceived a car load of this famous wa
ter, for tbe Prescott trade. Tbe wa
ter from these springs is not only
pleasant and refreshing but is health
giving as well and is very popular,
both as a beverage and for its medi
One of the springs contain a natural
gas witb which tbe water is charged
instead of by artificial gas and tbe
bottling of tbe water is very unique.
All tbe water is bottled at tbe spring
and to prevent tbe escape of the nat
ural gas that the water contains, it is
drawn from tbe bottom of tbe spring
through a block tin pipe and at no
time exposed to tbe air. Tbe bottles
are filled through a tube tbat extends
to the bottom of tbe bottle, and as
soon as tilled are at once hermetically
closed witb sterilized corks or seals;
the most hygienic process possible be
ing used iu all branches of the bot
tling department. Before packing,
each bottle is carefully examined and
all defective bottles emptied. This
guarnatees tbe Bartlett Water to be
bottled iu the mojt sanitary and scien
Bartlett Water is especially adapted
for exportation, being free from or
ganic matter, and contanis natural gas
that holds its mineral salts in perfect
solution; which also guarantees it to
keep for years without losing any of
its beneficial results. Some of tbe
diseases which are cured by the use of
this water are rheumatism, gout
gravel, salt rheum, skin diseases,
Bright's disease, diabetes, liver com
plaiut and stomach trouble. It bas a
mild laxative elf ect and antiseptic in
fluence on all he organs of digestion
and excietion. In this water nature
supplies tbe compounds wbicb carry
off all poisonous and waste products
through the kidneys, bowels and skin,
and at tbe same time supplies those
elements and salts which tbe body re
quires for building up uew tissue,
and thus by a gentle and sustained
action cures disease aud restores tbe
system to vigor and health.
It is also claimed tbat Bartlett Wa
ter removes all desire for alcohol in
persons who bave unfortunately de
veloped a taste for and acquired the
drinking habit. Kvery effect of the
alcoholic poison is corrected and tbe
system toned up and invigorated until
the necessity for a stimulant no longer
The persistent use of the water will
invariably tone up the system and
strengthen and benefit the person us
ing it. No mineral water has ever
been discovered which has received
the universally strong endorsement
from the medical fraternity which
this bas. Full directions for its use
accompanies tbe water, which can be
had from the F. G. McCoy company.
Cause of Trouble.
The Machine "Chu chu chu
chu cbu" (stop.)
Occupant of Front seat "Well,
what's tbe matter? Sparker out of
Occupant of Back seat "Maybe it's
The Lady "Perhaps it's that thing,
down there" (pointing .
l Lady places bands over her ears).
Chauffeur lays out jumper and over
alls, a bushel or so of tools, etc.
Meanwhile the crowd is collecting.
First Bystander "Shay, is tbisb th'
White CJhost er the Red Oevi!?" (hie)
Second Bystander "Say, mister.
I'm something of a shoffer myself.
Ken I do anything for ye?"
Small Boy To comrade.; Hev.
Jimmie, '. look at de dust. Both pro
ceed to write indelible hieroglyphics
all over tbe varnished body. )
First Wise one "Sir, I think your
flow of gasoline is intercepted !v
some obstruction iu the carburetor, or
it may be your mixture is too rich
and not proiierly timed to your spark.
thus causing imperfect combustion iu
your explosion chamber."
Secoud Wise one "Kxcuse me, sir,
but are not your batteries weak?
Your secondary current does not seem
sufficiently stroug to produce proper
ignition through the spark plug, or it
may be that your commutator does
not properly break the current, there
by causing your batteries to short cir
cuit." Third Wise one "Pardon me my
dear Ah sir. but 1 think the spring
which engages the conical clutch is
not sufficiently strong to impart the
necessary pressure at the periphery,
thereby causing it to slip, witb conse
quent loss of power."
Another one "Ob, shucks! It's all
in the transmission. Mr. Shnffer.wbat
sort of a transmission has sbe gut, auy
The Chauffeur "Oh!
(The Wise ones repair to tbe side
walk to argue it out among them
Driver of spirited horse "Confound
these infernal automobiles, anyway."
Horse shies and driver from safe dis
tance takes registry number on the
Machinist tightens nuts, inspects 1
oil cups, bearings, water pipes; tests
valves, fakes apart and replaces sun
dry parts of tbe machine, adjusts bat
Tbe Lady "What is that can thing ;
Tor under the tniug that lilts up iu
Occupant of Back seat "Ob, that's
the gasoline tank."
Occupant of Front seat "Wonder
how much gasoline we've used so far
on this trip?" Gets out and inspects
tank. Finds it empty.
Disposed of Quickly.
An (Albuquerque, New Mexico,
judge bas made a record for the rapid
disposition of a case before him. A
feeble old man bad been indicted by
tbe grand jury for selling whiskey to
Indians, and when brought up before
Judge Baker tbe following colloquy
took place which ended tbe trial.
Judge Baker read tbe charge to him
and said: "Are you guilty, or not
The prisoner responded quickly and
with an air of super-abundaut cheer
fulness. "Guilty, Judge."
"How long nave you been carrying
on this business?" asked tbe Judge.
"Quite a while, Judge, " said tbe
"How extensive has it beeu?" was
tbe next question.
"Well, I've made a living out of
it," admitted the prisoner frankly.
"How would Ave years in the peni
tentiary suit you?" asked Judge
"Suits me all right. Judge," re
plied tbe man in tbe dock with equal
ease and grace. !
"You are sentenced to serve a year
and a day in the penitentiary"' spoke
the man on tbe bench.
"Thanks, Judge," said tbe prisoner
with a slow smile and tbe case was
ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY.
Yesterday afternoon tbe pupils of
the Academic Class at St. Joseph's
Academy, tendered a reception to tbe
members of tbe Preparatory Depart
ment. A unique program was carried
ont witb the usual excellence and fin
ish that characterizes 'the literary
efforts of tbe academy pupils. Tbe
senior class room, where the exercises
were held, I was appropriately deco
rated witb ferns and flowers.
At three o'clock light refreshments,
consisting of fruit punch, cake, and
candy were served aud a few hours
spent in house games and dancing.
The academy girls seem to have a
keen appreciation of tbe old adage.
"All work and no play.
Makes Jack a dull boy,"
consequently, after tbe first mouth's
hard work made the most of yseter
Ou account of tbe increased attend
ance since Sept. 1st, it bas been found
necessary to open a new class room
wbicb will be ready for occupancy
Granite Dells and return, '25 cents.
Iron Springs and return 50 cents.
Chicago aud reluru ,to5, St. Louis,
Mo., $77, Kansas City, St. Joe and
Atcbi.-on. Ml on ale daily, return
limit uine mouths Irom date of sale.
Saturday excursions to Phenix
Dates of sale every Saturday, return
limit 00 days, late SO.
Grand Canyon excursions Dates of
sale every Tuesday; return limit sixty
days: rate, S11.40.
Steamship tickets to all points ic
Fnrope. South Africa Mai Australia.
For rates, sailing dates, etc.. call at
Burke hotel city passenger office.
Ringliug Bros. World's Greatest
Shows, Pbeuix, October 5th, $8.10 foi
round trip, tickets on sale Oct. tto
aud 5tb return Iid it Oct. 7tb.
Second class, coiit ini:ous psssage
tickets Bakersfleld to San FibLcisco
inclusive on sale until Nov. :!itb.
Fare from Prescott $"27.10.
Colonist rates from tbe east to Cal
ifornia and Arizona points aie now in
effect, and until Nov. 30tb. The fare
from eastern points will be as as fol
ows: Chicago, $33; Mississippi
River, $30; Missouri River, $26.
Twenty third annual New Mexico
Territorial Fair, Albnquerque, New
Mexico, October l'2th to 17th inclu
sive. Tickets on sale good returning
until October 17tb. Fare $13.70 round
J. W. Kraemer,
City Passenger Agent.
DO YOU WANT A
Buy stock in the Frances M. M.
and C. Co., operating the old St.Jobn
mine and tbe Gold Hill mine in
Kern Valley. forty miles from Mohave.
Tbe Gold Hill has four stamps in
operation on very high grade free
milling quartz, producing a gold bar
The St. John has bad much gold
takeu from it aud very much still re
mains. Tbe Frances M. M. and C.
Co. is timbering up tbe old 700 foot
shaft aud will be stopiug ore iu a
The company desires to place a
small block of stock for the purpose
of increasing its stamp mill.
Wire your orders at our expense and
remittance can follow, thus securing
a bonus of 25 shares for each purchase
of 100 shares at 10 cents. Dividends
tc begin January next.
Mining Investment and Brokerage Co.,
J. M. Gravbill, V. P.,
MM Wilcox Bldg..
Los Angeles, Calif.
Keference : State Bank and Trust Co.
9 21 lm
Notice is hereby giveu that the an
uual meeting of tbe stockholders of
the Mercbuats Mining comauy will
be held at the office 'if tbe company iu
the city of Prescott, county of Yava
pai, territory of Arizoua, ou Tues
day, October V.'; IHU, tit three o'clock
p. m. for tbe purpose of electing di
rectors of the compauy for the enso
ing year and for tbe transaction of
such other business as may properly
come before said meeting.
10-112 E. R Moden, Sec'y.
FOK SALE CHEAP.
A i-rnom cottage in best
part of city. All modern
ments. Address or call
Hank of Arizona.
NEW STOCK AKKTVBD,
Call and see J. Oerr's new stock of
winter woolens wbicb has just arrived.
All of tbe latest patterns. 0 '28-tf
In Prescott for all kinds ot M CrflNE
WORK. Let me know your wants-
Mice and Mill Michinery a spt:ialty.
Special repair agent for National Cash
Registers and Burroughs Adding Machines-
J J J J J
2i7 W. Ourtty Strt.
P. M0HN & CO.
"First door north of
Electric Phone 350. Prescott Aril,
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Complete Collection of Views of
Mines in Yavapai County 00 J
Views of Prescott and Vicinity.
Lawler Block, Prescott. Arizona,
H. C. VINCENT, Prop.
124 East Gurley Street.
Only a half Block from center of city
S American Plan...
RATES $2.00 PER DAY.
Tickets For 21 Meals 56 00o
Special Rates by week or montbjt
Special Dinner Every Sunday
From 5:30 to S.-C0 o'clock p. m.
Outfitters to All Mankind.
J. n. W. MOORE & SON,
, A Chfap Lot of at or an improved
jy jj property at a burn tin.
I Through us. if yon Haven't the money,
f 1 and build or improve your purchase
v i and sare your rent.
In our big Companies against losing
your property hy tire.
Agents for Otis Addition
Opposite PostofHce. Phone 75.
kJ Vith Wells Fargo Express Co.
Special Sale of
Opposite Both 8anks.
Ml Each Flonhcia Shoe b a
M Receiving Station m
tor the invisible transmission of X
comfort. They are faultless 9
9 as to finish, style and fit 9
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