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From Saturday's Daily.
J. lx Mauds and family
Christmas with relatives in
Number 42 won the pillow at the
raffle of -Mis. Pierce. The lucky
holder was Miss Vera Love.
Chief Engineer Drake, of the S. p.
P. Jt P. remembered all the employes
of his office with a. nice Cbriftiuan
Geo. P. Harrington oaine in from the
Bradsbaws yesterday afternoon and
will leave tomorrow for a busiue
trip to Illinois.
Miss Saunders has resigned her posi
tion in the Sunset Telephone com
pany to accept a position with the
Prescott Electric company.
Billie Gregg, private secretary in
the office of F. M. Murphy, spent
Christmas with his parents in Phenix,
returning to Prescott this morning.
The receipts of the Prescott post
office increased thirty one per cent
during the present year. The post-
office is a good index to the business
Miss Helen Adams, who is attending
the territorial normal school at Flag
staff, came borne a day or two ago to
spend the holidays with her parents
The Prescott Athletic club will hold
a smoker for its members on Satur
"Vany ere, January 2, 1904. Those pre
senting membership tickets will be
admitted at the door.
Mrs. C. H. B. Carter went to Phenix
to spend Christmas with her husband
who is in the employ of the Phenix
& Eastern railroad in the construction
President F. M. Murphy, of the S.
F. P. & P. railroad, sent instructions
here from the east to have j every em
ploy of the road 'presented with a fine
The B.-B. company presented each
one of its thirty or more employes
with a substantial Christmas present
in the shape of a check for ten per
cent of their month's wages.
B. B. Dolly left this morning for
the Baumann Copper company near
Dewey, to assist in putting up some
camp buildings. He will be engaged
there for several weeks.
Joseph Farrell, a good natured sec
tion foreman on the P. & E., spent
Christmas in Prescott with his
friends. He declared he never had so
much fun in his life for the price be
The wife of , Prof. Jack McMahon
presented him with a 10 pound
daughter Thursday morning, Dec. -J4
Mother and daughter are doing nice
ly, but the professor can't eat bis
meals for smiling.
James Pillod, one of the best hoist
men in the county, who has been hold
ing a position for several months at
the Iron King mine, as hoist man, is
spending the holidays in Prescott on
leave of absence.
The remains of the late Frank Willis
were taken to McCabe today where
they were buried by the Miners union.
Funeral services were conducted in
Miners' union hall at that place this
Mrs. S. G. Wilson, of this city, re
ceived a telephone message yesterday
from Congress, Arizona, that her sis
ter, Mrs. A W. McKay, presented her
husband with a fine eight pound son
on Christmas eve.
A telegram was received this morn
ing from Mrs. Wm. Nelson, at Hous
ton, Texas, where she was called to
the bedside of her son, who was re
ported to be critically ill. She sends
word that he is better.
Mrs. A. B. Clark and her daughter
Miss Alberta Clark, of Sioux Falls,
South Dakota, arrived in Prescott on
Wednesday evening to spend Christ
mas with the former's bi other, S. W.
Higley, and family. They will re
main here for several days.
The Beaver Creek water suit was
brought to an end today at twelve
o'clock. Judge Sloan announced that
be would apportion the water to the
three principal users as follows: .Mr.
Back 100 miners inches, Mr. Schroder
100 inches and Mr. Maban 150 inches.
Rev. S. A. Thompson, superintend
ent of missions of the M. E. church
in Arizona, arrived in Prescott on
Wednesday and will conduct the ser
vices at the Methodist church on Sun
day morning when the sacrament of
the Lord's supper will be adminis
Dr. E. C. Gonzales, son of Mrs. J.
M. Watts, came up from the south
on Wednesday's train to spend Christ
mas with his mother and greet bis old
Prescott friends again. Dr. Gonzales
is at present located in Bisbee, and
he says the town is very flourishing
The Baptist Sunday school gave
their Christmas exercises at the Bap
tist church on Wednesday evening. the
church being filled. The exercises
were appropriate to the occasion and
very interesting the church being fill
ed with the members of the Sunday
school and their friends.
The Congregational church Sunday
school departed a little from the usual
Christmas eve exercises and Christ
mas tree this year and instead of that
there will be a Christmas party given
at the Masonic hall next Wednesday
evening at 7:30 o'clock, which will be
for the benefit of the church and Sun
Lewis J. Altera, an old time resi
dent of Prescott, died on Christmas
morning of paralysis. The remains
were taken to P. Mohn 4 Co. 's under
Doctors never hesitate in prescrib
ing tbe Bitters in case of indiges
tion, constipation, billiousness, dys
pepsia, chills, colds and malaria.
They know it cures. Give it a trial,
also get a copy of our 1904 almanac
from your druggist. It is free.
taking parlors to be prepared
burial on Sunday afternoon at
o'clock under the auspices of the Ma
sonic lodge of Prescott of which de
cased was a member. He is surviveo
by a son and daughter, both of whom
reside in this county.
A meeting of business men of this
city was held at the Hotel Burke
Thursday evening to confer with Mr.
Leavitt, representing the Southern
Carnival company, concerning tbe
carnival to be given here in April.
The following gentlemen were ap
piinted as an executive committee:
Joe Morrison. J. E. McCoy, lien
IlHidvviek. ,'. K. Cixblanl, L.011 Hiill,
II. 11. Smith.
Harry Lirunu, who has beeu in the
employ of the S. F. P. & P. railroad
for tbe past seven years, has resigned
his position with the company at Phe
nix and passed through Prescott this
morning on his v.ay to Los Angeles
where he has accepted a position iu
the freight office of the Southern IV
iflc company. Harry has a boat of
friends in Prescott. where he resided
for some time, who wish him good
fortune iu his new place.
Frank E. Shelley of the Mohawk
mine, and Miss Jessie Nichols, of tbe
Verde valley, were united in marriage
today at noon at the residence of Mr
and Mrs. Charles T. Myers, in this
city, the ceremony being performed
by Rev. Taft ol the Baptist church.
After the ceremony the wedding
parly drove to the Prescott Hotel
where a wedding dinner was served.
They will make their home at tbe Mo
There was a strange incident took
place in the sheriff's office Thursday
afternoon. Under Sheriff Jas. Sias
was hurriedly called from bis desk
and thoughtlessly left a ?." gold piece
lying in plain sight. After he bad
been away a few moments it occurred
to him that he had left the monev
tbert and also that he left a lawyer.
a mining man and a newspaper report
er in the office. His heart almost
stopped beating as he thought of that
money lying there helpless before such
a combination. He hurried lck and
to his astonishment the money was
still there. The only way the accounts
for the fact was the restraining in
nuence 01 tbe district atttorney on
the miner and reporter, but tbe only
way he accounts for the lawver not
getting tbe coin was that be must have
thought it was nailed to the desk.
A quiet weeding took place in thi;
city on Thursday evening, Christina
eve, when tbe hearts and lives of two
verv e?tiniable voting people were
united, the ceremony being performed
by Rev. H. B. Long, at the residence
of W. T. King, 136 North Pleasant
street. The bride, Miss Laura Cleve.
of Hortou, Kansas, arrived in this city
Wednesday evening from Los Angeles,
where she had been spending several
weeks visiting. The happy groom,
Samuel E. Wallace, is tbe efficient
bookkeeper and stenographer in tbe
office of Douglas, Lacey A Co., and
was also a former resident of Horton,
Kansas, where the young people began
the love making that has so happily
united their fortunes for all time.
The Journal-Miner extends congratu
lations and best wishes to Mr. and
From fionday's Daily.
This was one of the coldest morn
ings of the season.
Wells H Bates came in from Los
Angeles last night.
N. C. Shekels of Los Angeles, is in
Prescott cn business.
Dr. L C. Gonzales left Saturday
evening for bis home in Bisbee.
Dr. J. M. Evans and wife of PhenixJ
are attending court in Prescott today.
Born, in Prescott,
Rev. and Mrs. C. A.
December 36, to
Hyatt, a daugh-
Father Quetu returned yesterday
from Jerome where he held Christmas
A. J.Doran returned Saturday even
ing from his trip to Kingman on min
Michael J. Kennedy, a Flagstaff
contractor, died last week of pneu
monia after a brief illness.
Prof. B. D. Billinghurst, Miss Helen
Strange and Miss Corbett left yestei
day for Phenix to attend the teachers'
T. E. Campbell, postmaster at Je
rome, came to Prescott on Saturday
evening's train for a brief visit with
Father Whyte, formerly an assistant
to Father Quetu, of the Catholic
church in this city, left this morning
Daniel Rice, a Colorado mining
man, arrived iu Prescott a few fan
since and may decide to cast his lot
in this section.
The case of Andrew Lancer vs. Mill
er was heard before Judge Sloan iu
tbe district court this morning and
the case was submitted.
Father Fabre, of Flagstaff, came
in on Saturday evening's train for a
short visit in Prescott, leaving for
Tucson last evening.
Mike Herman, who went to Cali
fornia recently, did not enter the
Soldiers' home at Santa Monica, but
has gone to Elsiuore to live.
Ben Blanchard general manager of
the Iron King mine returned this
afternoon from a visit of several
eeks with bis family in Kansas City.
Mulford Winsor. of the Phenix En
terprise, was married last week in Tuc
son to Miss Beatrice Brown, daughter
of a weal'hy cattle man of that place.
W. W. Bass has petitioned for a mail
route to be established from Bright
Angel trail across the Grand Canyon
to Ryan, the headquarters of the Fre-
doina Copper company.
Jerry Sullivan, the well known
stock man. cam tin from (ilendale
this morning. He has quite a luge
amount of stock on pasture in that vi
cinity. L. Cummins tbe popular assayer
and mill man at the Iron King mine
came into Prescott Saturday afternoon
on business returning to the mine
Hon. Tbos. Campliell returned to
his home in Jerome this moruing.
His sister, Miss Alice, acconifwnied
him for a short visit until her school
reopens iu at Congress.
Dr. Criley received a letter
from Dr. Walls this mornuig stat
ing that Mrs. Walls, who has been
seriously ill for some time, is show
ing some symptoms of improvement.
Mayor Walter Bennett, of Phenix,
is in this city today on legal business.
Besides holding the highest office nt
the gift of the people of that city, Mr.
Bennett is recomzed as one of the
leading attorneys of the capital city.
Pa:-senger coach No. 102, which has
beeu iu the car shops for several
weeks undergoing M overhauling, was
attached to the north bound passeuger
this morning. She looked as bright
and new as a pin with her new coat of
Z. O. Brown and wife returned this
morning from a few dsijV vi.-it in
I'tRuix where they spent the holidays
with friends and relatives. Mr.
Biown's mother was viftting in that
cite for 11 short titiu'iiml hi hail a nice
visit with her.
Th' raw of Keystone Coppar and
Gold Mining compauy vs. J. M
Evans, et al was beuuu this aflcruoou
in the district court heiore .1 naue
Sloan. C. F. Aiu.-aortb. of Phenix,
appeared for tbe plaintilf and Walter
Bennett and Judge Kibbey, also Phe-
uix attorneys, appeared for the de
fendants. Ker. D. T. McClelland, of Stanford
university, arrived in Prescott last
evening en route to Phenix to attend
the territorial teachers association,
where he is on the programme to de
liver a leetute. He stopped off in
Preseott for a short visit with friends
The Journal Miner is in receipt of a
small booklet of fifty one pages, de
voted to the resources of the Salt
river valley. It. is a valuable book as
the information contained Is iu com
pact form and at the same time is
quite exhaustive. It was compiled and
published by J. O. Dunbar, com
missioner of immigration for that
Miss Smith, of the Prescott high
school has gone to Phenix, where she
is on the progran.me for a paper on
"High School English." Prof. B. D.
Billiughurst is, ou the programme for
a paper on ".Manual Training" and
Miss Anna 1. Corbett, of tbe sewing
department of the Prescott public
schools, will read a paper on "Sewing
In the Public Schools."
The sad intelligence was received
vesterdav afternoon of the death of
William Watts, of Alton, HI. Deceased
was a highly respected cit'zen, and
member of tbe (I. A. K. and father
of Mrs. Chas. E. Ashley of this city
and Mrs. Chas. F. Stelzel, of Alton
III., who is now visiting here. He
was sixty nine years of age and his
death will be deeply felt by a large
circle of friends.
The cavalry troop stationed at
Whipple was out for a practice drill
this morning and took a few miles
march south ot town. Iney made a
very pretty appearance as they march
ed down Montezuma street iu full un
iform. There were besides the horses
on which were mounted the cavalry
men, the ambulance corps, the pack
animals and extra horses, making in
all about eighty or ninety head of
horses and mules.
One of the members of the chain
gang workiug near tbe Bailey street
bridge, made a bre: k for liberty this
afternoon, going up Iranite creek like
a scared deer. John Merritt, who mm
in charge of the prisoners took after
him and ordered him to halt but he
only ran the faster and even a shot
from the officers' six shooter failed to
stop him, but the officer proved to
be the best runner and finally caught
up with him and took him to the city
jail where he w ill be put iu a strong
cell on light diet.
(eo. Peterman. formerlv janitor of
the Prescott public school building,
died suddenly at his home on Sunday
morning aged 64 years. Mr. Peterman
bail a stroke of paralysis about two
mouths ago, and has not been in good
bealtb since but was able to be around
up to the time of his death almost,
the summons coming very suddeny.
Deceased was an engineer by profess
ion having worked -in that capacity in
Tombstone iu the early days of that
camp. He leaves a wife to mourn his
loss. The fuueral will take place on
Tuesday Deeeini er at two o'clock
from the Methodist church ou .Marina
street. Mr. Peterman was a member
of the Grand Army of ths Republic
The marriage of Floyd Burnt ister, of
the lower Agua 1'iia secjion. and .Mis.
Maggie Allen, of Cherry creek, took
place at the residence of the bride's
father, on Wednesday, December 23,
in the presence of a large assembly of
friends of the young couple. Rev
Charles Gillette, of tbe Duukard
churcb. performed the ceremony. The
groom. is a sou of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Burmister of lower Agua Fria and is a
verv exemplary ami honorable voung
man, while the bride is said to be a
most chttrming young lady, born and
reared in (. herry creek. I.otnare vei v
popular with ail vio know them.
After the weddiru.' ceremony was pro
nounced, an elaborate wedding supper
was served to the guests present of
which there were over thirty. The
Journal-Miner extends its best wisiie
to the happy couple.
Tbe funeral of the late L. J. Alter
took place yesterday afternoon under
the direction of P. Mohn .V Co., the
si rvices benig conducted by the Ma
sons of which deceased wm a member.
The above undertaking firm intro
duced a new device for lowering the
body into the grave, which is qt-ile an
improvement ou the old fashioned
plan of having the pall bearers per
form this service with tape bauds.
This new device cot.-ists of a frame
which rests on the .-ides and end of
the grave. Two large tape bands sim
ilar to those formerly used extend
across the crave from one side to the
other of this frame. The casket i
placed on these tapes and at the prop
er time the Machinery which holds
these bands, and which is concealed
in the sides of the frame is released,
and the cusk.-t is lowered automatic
ally, tbe mechanism being capable of
adjustment whereby it can be lowered
either slowly er rapidly.
From Tuesday's Daily.
Fred W. Morrison has tettirned to
Kingman with his bride from the east.
O. P. Edgett. the station Bgent at
Middelton, is in Prescott on a short
The Prescott National bank received
a package of currency yesterday
amounting to 8100,000.
Sheriff Roberts is in Globe today
on official business, lie expects to re
turn to J'nscott the latter pari of this
Elaiue Wetmore has beeu spending
a few days rietttssf Mr. and Mrs. (;.
W. Sarano at the Ideal mining can.p
ou Groom creek.
The case of Herman Srhwanhtgk
vs. Beruiee West was Iried in I bo dis
trict court this tuoiuiug, and submit
ted to the court.
late Mr. Peter-
man took place this
afternoon at two
o'clock from the
and was well attended.
The literary section of the Monday
club met at the residence of Mrs. E.
S. Clark yesterday afternoon, Mrs.
Clark being leader of the day.
There seems to be quite an influx of
Colorado miners into this section of
late. It is reported that twenty six
have arrived within the past three
A double wedding is scheduled to
take place iu the Verde valley next
Thursday. The parties to it are
Oaa. Wiue and Miss Ella Hopper and
Wm. Wingfield and Miss Winnie Wiue.
Dr. W. E. Day reports the tempera
ture this mdrning as being four de
crees above zero. This is the lowest
point the mercury has reached this
winter, although it reached that point
Joseph Ice, who was honorably dis
charged irom comptruy jj, 01 me itn
infantry, stationed at Whipple, a day
or two ago, left today for his home in
Louisville, Ky., having servec out his
The case of Mt. Union Gold Mines
company vs. M. J- Cox was being
heard before Judge Sloan iu the dis
trict court this afternoon. The suit
is to quiet title to a mining claim in
tbe Mt. Union district.
Sterling Nott, who has been fore
man at the Gladstoue mine for some
time, has resigned his position and
will leave this evening for his home
In New Orleans. Larrie Martin h
iccepted the position of foreman at
A young man named Berry, aged
years, in charge of a band of sheep
iu Touto Basin for his father, and a
Mexican sheep herder, in his employ,
were assassinated in their camp on
December 22, both of them being sbo
from behind. The assassins escaped.
The will of Andrew Nelson, a former
resident of Jerome, who died in Los
Angeles on the tenth of this month,
mm admitted to probate in the probate
court today. Martin Nelson, a brother
of the deceased, was named as the ex
ecutor of the estate which consists of
uoperty iu this county.
Deputy Sheriff Joe Young has gone
to Seligman to assist in riding the
town of a gang of hobos that are in
csting the place. Word was re
ceived at the sheriff's office here that
the town was almost under a reign of
terror on account of the number of
hobos that had gathered there.
the Journal-Miner has had no
trouble with Wm. Thomas, of the
hospital, and the first intimation bad
of bis being an enemy of this paper
was what appeared in "the "roaring
tornado'' last evening. It makes such
notoriously wrong guesses that no re
liance is placed in the assertion.
Daniel Bonelli, an old time resident
of Mohave county, died last week at
his residence on the Colorado river,
aged 68 years. Mr. Bonelli was the
proprietor of Bonelli's ferry and was
the owners of some rich mica mines
in southern Nevada. One of bis sons,
Geo. A. Bonelli, is in the jewelry
business at Kingman.
A fire in Mineral Park last week
destroyed the Palace hotel at that
place, the residence of James W. Haas
and the store, saloon and dwelling of
Isaac Coukev. Messrs. Haas and
Cunkey lost nearly ull of the content
of their buildings, the loss being quite
heavy. The Palace hotel was built
twenty five years ago.
Charles Morgan,an old time resideut
of Prescott, surprised his friends here
on Christmas eve by putting iu an ap
pearance in the town again for tbe
first time in over three years. Dur
ing his absence he says he has traveled
all over tbe country working at hi
trade, that of a painter. He expects
to remain here until after New fear
the hagles masouerade ball on
Thursday evening, to usher in tb
new year the leap year, promises to
be quite an elaborate affair. Tbe
Eagles are sparing no pains to make
It a success and will furnish a good
time to all who attend. Mrs. B. H
Smith's orchestra will furnish the
music, which is a guarantee of its
Dr. W. S. Smith, who has been
iu attendance on Wm. Thomas.
informs the Journal-Miner that his
patient has been unable to sit up for
several weeks much less able to be
out, and that his condition is still
serious at the present time. The
The information received at thii
office, thaf Mr. Thomas was improv
ing, was furnished by what was con
sidered a thoroughly reliable source,
and was published just as any other
item of news.
Claiborn Conger, of Kvmo, one of
the pioneer stock men of this county.
is in Prescott on bis regular purehasj
iue and setting up trip. Once or
twice a year Mr. Conger comes into
town and pays up all his bills and lays
in a stock of provisions for hi
ranch. He reports hi9 stock iu first
class condition. He always remem
her tbe Jourual-Miner when in townj
and iu consequence the paper is a reg
ular visitor to his home and keeps
him posted on all the important
events of the times, but. locally and of
the world in general.
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By selecting June 21 and Chicago
as the time and place for holding tbe
next convention tbe republican na
tional committee has taken 'the first
step in the coming presidential cam
paign. The meeting of the committee
at the Arlington Hotel in Washing
ton, under the chairmanship of Sena
tor Hanna, wa harmonious. All
tuestions brought before the body
were settled amieaniy and wiiuom
dissent iou, aud after a cordial recep-
tiou bv President Roosevelt aud a din
ner by Senator Hanna the committee
men departed, well justified in their
belief that republican success at the
election was assured.
Perhaps the most important result
of the committee meeting was the al-
moBt unanimous expression of ap
proval of the present administration
and the general assurance Hhat Presi
dent Roosevelt would be the choice of
the convention for first place on the
party ticket. The members of the
committee are representative party
men, they came from every state in
the union and knowing that their re
marks would be widely published.
they attempted (o describe exactly tbe
sentiment of the districts which they
represented. One member after anether
was interviewed on the probable nom
ination of tbe president, and almost
every man declared that" In his dis
trict Mr. Roosevelt was the first
choice. The sentiment in his favor
was so general aud so positive, that
the further discussion of any other
candidate is now mere waste of time.
Mr. Roosevelt will be nominated by
acclamation, andthe general realiza
tion of this fact will do much to un
ify the republican party.
One small incident marred the gen
eral good feeling of the meeting of
committeemen. A negro member of
the committee was invited with the
others to the dinner given by Senator
Hanna. As the colored man entered
the diniug room a committeeman
from North Carolina rose and left the
room, declarine that he had come to
tbe meeting a gentleman and intend
ed to leave it as one. His action was
ignored as were the statements of the
few committeemen who refused to
ioiu in the ceneral indorsement of
With a good record of party achieve
ments, their candidate practically 6e
lected, and perfect harmony among
the leaders and in the rank and file.
the chances of a republican victory
were never brighter than they are to
Tbe democrats iu eouil --. I 'iat is
some ot tbe leaders, would like to
make some political capital out of the
Pauama affair and canal treaty but it
seems as if they will be unable to dc
so. The Louisiana legislature, demo
cratic of course, has passed a resolu
tion instructing the senators from that
state to support the treaty.
Clark Howell, national committee
man from Georiga aud a leading figure
iu the democratic forces of the south
has come out flatfooted in favor of
tbe ratification of the treaty and the
republican policy with regard to Pan
ama. Mr. Howell says:
"The status of the Panama case be
fore the senate of tbe nation is ap
proacbine a critical condition. Sena
tors are bound by their oatbs. aud m
the absence of those guides to their
actions which are excepted in the cau
cus pledge, each of tbem will act, we
presume, upon bis conscientious con
victions of what is due to his country
and his constituents.
"What was the United States to do
in such a case, with its obligations as
to the Panama transit and neutrality
upou it? Our marines were landed to
do our duty in that one respect only.
Colon, the canal strip, and Pauama
belonged iu our jurisdiction for tbe
purposes of peace aud order. And to
exercise that right to preserve them
was the oulv ottice performed by our
forces on aud near the isthmus.
Southern senators cannot escape
the certain conviction that a vote
from any one of them adverse to the
treaty will be a vote against the
urgent interest ; and demauds of the
progressive producing and business
interests of these southern states. ''
The .New 1 ork limes has made a
poll of congress ou the personal pre
ferences of senators and representa
tives for the democratic nominee for
president in 1904. Out of 182 mem
Iters. 84 were non committal, while
those who expressed an opinion, Gor
man was the favorite, twelve senator:
and thirty representatives favoring hi:
-candidacy. Cleveland aud Bryan di
not appear in the list at all while
three members only of the lower
house favored Hearst, and he was not
tbe preference of a single senator.
A United States grand jury iu ses
sion at Wagoner. Indian territory, ad
journed after returning 200 indict
ments. Indian territory certainly
presents a good field for a grand jury.
Late Telegraphic Briefs.
Washington, Dec. 26. The follow
ing cablegram reached the navy de
partment today from Rear Admiral
Coghlan at Colon: "The Atlantic did
not land an armed force on Colom
bian territory at any time for any
purpose. 1 wo omcials lauded as us-
lal, with their swords, ou invitation
of the Colombian generals." Ooghlau
also cabled that he would proceed to
Carlagen with the flagship Olympia
for the purpose of bringing Minister
Beupre to Colon on his way to the
United States from Bogota, ou leave
Washington. Dec. 26. Consul Gen
eral Gudger, at Panama, has notified
this government that the republic of
Panama has reduced her postage rate
fifty per cent. The foreign rate is
fifty grammes, 'equal .to four cents
United States money. The domestic
rate is equal to two cents.
Washington, Dec. 26. The uavy
leiartmeut has received a cablegram
uuouncing the departure of the gun-
mat Vicksburg from Shanghai lor
'bemulpo, Corea, where it was order
ed at the request of American M lu
ster Allen at Seoul, to protect Ameri-
m life and property from the local
Paris, Dec. 20. Following a violent
iltercatiou iu the Dreyfus case, a duel
with swords is to be fought here to
morrow between Capt. Levy, of tbe
Fifth regiment of engiueers and
Henry De Molroy, a leading anti-sem-ite.
Berlin, Dec. 26 Wm. J. Bryan was
eutertaiued at luncheon today by Am
bassador Tower. Emperor William
expresned a regret piecatise tbe domes
tic Christmas festivities prevented
him receiving Mr. Bryan in audience.
Bryan sails for New York Wednesday
from Liverpool iu the white line Cel
tic. Annapolis, Dec. 26. A detachment
of ninety two men in command of
Capt. Wm. Hopkins aud Lieut. Kil-
gort, left here today for Philadelphia
to join tbe United States ship Dixie
for duty with the Panama battalion.
Marietta, Ohio, Dec. 26. Marietta's
finest business bloek, the First Na
tional Bank, was today totally des
troyed by fire. A gas explosion was
tbe cause. The loss will be one hun
dred aud fifteen thousand dollars.
New York, Dec. 26. L E. Loree,
president of tbe B. & O. will, on Jan
uary 1, become president of the Rock
Island, succeeding Wm. B. Leeds.
Loudon, Dec. 28. An admiralty
order just issued at Portsmouth, today
requires that all officers and men of
tbe British naval reserve shall notify
authorities at once of their addresses
so that a telegram can be seut to tbem
in the case of any emergency, should
they be required for active service.
This order is generally connected
with the rumors that tbe fleet in the
far east is to be strengthened at once.
5 Washington, Dec. 28. The condi
tion of Secretary Hay remains un
changed. Contrary to expectations
the physician says that tbe secre
tary's bronchial trouble has not yield
ed readily to the treatment and Mr.
Hay will probably leave early iu Jan
uary for Thomasville, Georgia, to
visit Col. Oliver Payne.
Washingtou, Dec. 28. Although
Secretary Hay has not yet replied
to the note of General Reyes, prepara
tions are going ou rapidly for closing
the Colombian legation here and for
the departure of the Colombian rep
resentatives for their homes.
Already, most of the legation files
have been packed, aud arrangements
have been completed for placing them
iu storage here.
This preparation for closing up tbe
affairs of tbe legatiou seem to indi
cate that General Reyes and Dr. Her
rau are waiting, only as a matter of
form and diplomatic courtesy.the offi
cial communication of Mr. Hay, be
fore severing diplomatic relations Willi
the United States.
Chicago, Dec. 28. A dispatch to the
Tribune from Hermosillo, Mexico, says
that the Sen Indians, who occupy
Tiburon island iu the Gulf of Cali
fornia, have gone ou tbe warpath, and
according to the information received
by the military authorities, the sav
ages are raiding ranches aud commit -
ing depredations on the main laud.
L.,e Sens are said to be canuihals,
aud are known to be the fleetest run
ners in the world.
Tokio, Dec. 28. An important
joint meeting of the cabinet aud
privy council will take place today
to consider ways and means, iu view
of tbe grave situation existing at
present. It is believed that naUem
Russia modilies her reply to Japan,
agreeing to immediately eafeguard
Corea, that war may
such a step does not necessarily mean
war with Russia.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 28. The con
census of opinion of those associated
with the government, but not respon
sible therefor, is that the czar is so
peaceably disposed that he will make
such concessions to Japan as may be
necessary to avert war. At the same
time, the czar agrees with those Jwho
believe that preparation for war is the
best safeguard for peace.
Philadelphia, Dec. 2S. The auxil
iary cruiser Dixie sailed from League
Island navy yard today, en route to
Colon carrying 0W marines. They
have Ave months living and fighting
supplies for one thousand men aboard
the cruiser with them,
Washington, Dec. 29. At the in
stance of President Roosevelt, who has
interested himself in the reports
abroad of massacres and contemplated
massacres of tho Kishineff Jews, the
state department is making an active
inquiry, through diplomatic aud
consular officers, with a view ot ascer
taining the exact situation.
Tbe United States consular agent at
Odessa has cabled the state depart
ment today that there has been no
fresh outbreak at Kishineff as has
Washington, Dec. 29. Minister
Lyon has reported to tbe state depart
ment from Onrovia, Liberia, tinder
date November 4, the details of the
massacre, iu tbe depths of an African
forest, of a white missionary named
John G. Tate, aud eighteen of bis fol
lowers. The massacre occurred as far
back as March 1",, 1902, but the first
account of it has just, been received
in an affidavit made by .Mrs. Mary L
Allen, a white missionary ol Nouna
San Domingo, Dec. 29. The City of
San Domingo is again barricaded, this
time against the forces of the new pro
visional government, founded at Azoa
le Compostella by General Pelleteir,
which is marching ou tbe capital.
Officials find it very difficult to iind
rations for the soldiers. American
Minister Powell has moved the lega
tion from the su herbs inside of the
city boundaries. Many arrests bave
been made and the situation is com
plicated and serious.
Moscow, Dec. 29. Twelve batteries
ind four grenadier brigades of field
irtillery, stationed in and around
Moscow which have been selected for
service iu the far east have lieeu giveu
new guns. The early departure of
three batteries is expected, which w ill
place KM Held guns of the latest style
and equipment at the disposal of Vice
Cripple Creek, Dec. 29. Ex-Cou-gressmau
John M. Glover, who was
wounded in the arm and afterwards
placed iu jail by the military yester
day, was today released by order of
Col. Verdeckberg. The wound is not
serious, no bones being broken.
Loudon, Dec. Most Rev. Fran
cis Bourne, the Roman Catholic Arch
hishop of Westminister was enthroned
iu tbe new cathedral of e.-tininister
today with an impressive ceremouy.
This new cathedral is the first Roman
Catholic cathedral to stand in the
metropolitan section, since the refor
mation. It was commenced eight
years ago, and cost over $1.0UO,000.
Tokio, Dec. 29. An emergency or
dinance was promulgated last night
to invest the government with practi
cally unlimited credit for the purpose
of military defense. Two other or
dinances were also issued, oue relat
ing to a revisiou of the organization
of imperial military headquarters, in
war times, and second the creation of
a war council in war times.
Ciuciunati, Ohio, Dec. 29. Since
two steamers and many barges were
sunk by moving ice in the Ohio river
last Suuday, causing a loss Of over
9100,000, hundreds of men are keeping
a vigilant watch, day and night, pro
tectiug packets, towboats and htm
dreds of loaded baiges here.
The ice is gorged above the city for
sixty miles, and if it goes out sud
denly, river men say that the damage
will run up ito the millions.
Chicago, Dec. 29. In the United
States district- court today, an attor
ney, representing Marshal "Field and
company, presented a petition from
tbe firm to be made a party to tbe de
murrer in tbe bankruptcy case of Jobu
Alexander Dowie. The attorney aLo
asked leave to bave Dowie brought
into court for examination. Tbe court
refused the latter request be'ore
Dowie returns from his .trip to us
tralia. Omaha, Dec. 29. A World Herald
special from Lincoln today ;sajH:
"Residents near Ninth and H street
today reported to the health officer
that twentf five Russians, living in
that vicinity have leprosy. The Rus
sians recently returned from tbe beet
Helds, and have been doing washing
for families in the city.
Paris, Dec. 29. It. is asserted au
tboratively today that the French gov
ernment does not believe that war be
tween Japan and Russia will break
out. A diplomat accredited to Rus
sia, says that the Russian government
considers the Japauese reply "Rather
Fort Wayne, Ind., Dec. 29. Lim
ited train No. 5, west bound, on tbe
Pennsylvania railroad was partially
wrecked today, in a rear end collision
with a freight train, near Farwill,
just west of here. The baggageman
was killed, and the engineer and fire
man were injured. No passengers
New Castle, Ind., Dec. 29. The
Pittsburg and Lake Erie west bound
miduigbt passeuger train leaving
Pittsburg was derailed at New Castle
junction. None were sericusly in
jured. A spike was driven into the
switch in an attempt to wreck a train.
Application for a Patent.
L'. S. Land Office. I'rcscott. Ariz..
Dec. tuber Mt i
otic is hereby given that the Oriental
Mining Corniiany. puccensor to the Lottie
Mining ComiaDy. whose xstofflce addr
if Providence. Yavapai comity. Arizona, has
this day tiled its application for a patent for
1400 linear feet of the St vmty-uirie wine or
vein bearing gold and silver, with surface
ground tiOO feet in width, together with the
7!'" mill site containing rive acres, situated
in Big Bug mining district, county of Yava
pai and Territory of Arizona. and designated
by the Held note and official plat on rile in
thi.- office as survey number A and B. in
township 1- north, range 1 west, approxi
mately of O. A S. R. B. meridian, se.id sur
vey number lL'tUi A and B being as follows,
SEVENTY -NINE I.OUE.
Beginning at initial monument of location
at center of claim. Thence south 57 deg :t!
tniu w 7'iU ft to w center end tnon. Ileingcor f
number 1. Thence s al deg -1 miu east
feet to corner number 2. Thence n 57 deg j
3!l min e 14IJ0 ft to tor number 3. Thence n ;
deg '1 miu west :tU0 feet to tho east center
end 1. ton. cor number. 4. Corner to section 1. 1
township U north, range 1 west, section b.
(ounsiiip 1- norm, range 1 rasi anu section
township 13 north, range 1 west bears :
north Xldeg 30 min east S.VH;.l feet. Thence '
north :C' deg -1 miu west :td0 feet to corner
number 5. Thence south o7 deg;Umin west 1
1400 feet to cor number . Thence south 32
deg 21 miu east 300 feel to corner number 1, 1
the place of beginning survey of exterior
Beginning ut conn r number 1. being the;
northeast corner of c aim. cor number 1 of i
I the Sev enty-nine ledge bears s 10 aVa 45 min I
st in ill teet. I omvr tow etnm 1 s I. norm
K 1 west, Sec i. T 1- norm, K 1 east aud sec
:IH. T 13 north. R 1 west, bears north deg j
4fi miu east !!ilJ feet. Tneuee s 57 deg :K1 1
miu w 46U.5 feet to cor number '2, Thence s
It'deg L'l min 166.5 f.'et tocor number 3 on
the northern li .'ry of Seventy-uiue ledge j
feet n 57 ! 9 rain e from cor num
ber II. Thence D dg 3.1 ruin e 46li.5 feet
to cor number 4. Tl I ce 32 deg 21 min
w 4i".5 feet to cor number 1 the place of be
ginning. Magnetic variation 14 deg 30 min east con
taining Seveuty nine ledge lfl.US acres
"7!i" mill site .Vlii acres
Total area SUM acres
I Th.- location of this mini is recorded in
1 the r corder's office jf Yavapai county. Ari
zona. 111 book.il of mines, patjes l.Ctand H'l.
The adjoining claims are Sunset on south
and Volar Star ou north, both belonging to
laaOriaaflal Mining I'ompauj-. on the west
the "I'nlucky 13" belonging to Mrs. Geo. E.
Gilbert and ou east the United States.
Any and all persons claiming advvrs'-ly
any portion of said S renty-nine ledge or
"79" mill site or surface ground are re
quired to tile their adverse claims with the
Register of the I'nited States Laud Office at
1'rescott in the Territory of Arizona, during
the sixty days period of publication ht nof.
or they will be barred by virtue f the pro
visions of the statute.
Fen S. Hildreth.
First publication Dec. X0. w
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