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WEEKLY JO URN AL-MTNER, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 8, 1913.
TAKE KINDLY TO
THE PARCELS POST
People Use it for Sending Nearly
Every Old Thing Through
GLADSTONE VEINiTO SI SMOKES CIGARETTES
TO GREATER pnPHiwnppnvPAP?
(From Saturday's Daily.)
So far as the Prescott postoffice
j is to be considered in the large
amount of business transacted in the
first two days of operation of the
new parcels post law, the move
raent is decidedly popular.
Postmaster Smith stated yesterday
that it was also proving to be at
tended with many humorous con
ceptions of the new law and until
the machinery gets to moving with
a cle;. understanding from the pub
lic at large, the postal carrying busi
ness will be bothered with patrons
attempting to send young quartz
mills through the mails or to make
a shipment of livestock by that me
thod. During the two days of the new
law, much business has been trans
acted. One of the amusing con
signments was the sending to Hill
side station of a two-pound package
containing mutton chops, for a min
er located near-by in the hills. Lo
cal clothes cleaners received yester
day several suits of old clothes to
be put in condition for next Sunday
afternoon, presumably to attend di
vine services. A bundle of washing
was received from a mining camp
to the south of this city, which
weighed within the limit of the dead
mark of eleven pounds. A pair of
all wrapped up, which will be placed
in his mail box on the road three
miles from the camp. He'll get the
goods on time, also, as he issued ex
plicit instructions for delivery and
his faithful wife complied.
Postmaster Smith wishes the pub
lic to understand that all parcels
post matter must not be sealed and
that each package must be open for
inspection. The parcels postage
stamps must invariably be used, oth
erwise the package will not be sent
out of the office. Ignorance of this
rule is responsible for several pack
ages being held at the office and
will not be delivered under any cir
cumstances. Many also infer that
the local rate extends to Groom
Creek and other nearby postoffices
or within the limit of fifty miles,
which is erroneous. Groom Creek
is in the first zone, and the postage
applies accordingly. The local rate
embraces only points within the in
corporated limits of this city. Let
ter postage cannot be used in trans
mitting packages under the parcels
Matter can be insured up to the
value of $50 only, but cannot be
registered. The first zone embraces
distances of within fifty miles of any
postoffice, the second zone of with-
Mrs. Dolores Encinas, Long Past The
Century Mark is Still Men
(From Saturday's Daily.) (From Saturday's Daily.)
Arrivals yesterday from McCabe So satisfactory has been develop
brought news of the remarkably ment by the Humboldt Consolidated
good showing that is in evidence on Mining Company, that the sinking of
the Gladstone vein being operated the main working shaft has been
by John L. Davis and Frank Imo decided upon for an additional 100
under a lease, one foot of a solid ore feet and the placing of two shifts
body being developed that reaches of miners at work, was announced
$100 per ton in gold. yesterday by Ben Rybon, who ar
The strike is occasioning consider- rived from the camp near McCabe.
able discussion among miners, and When completed the new shaft will
the belief prevails that the proper- have a vertical depth of 250 feet.
ty is destined to be a valuable pro- Dr. Bowen, the president, arrives
ducer. The point where the miners on Monday from Pasadena, to make
are working is on a parallel vein to his usual inspection. The strike
the one operated for so many years, of silver ore and the coming in of
and is situated about 200 feet to the the vanadium condition continue in
west. It is virgin ground, and until evidence. The latter mineral has
the leasers assumed charge had been assayed and gives returns from
never had any development what- a three inch streak of over fifteen
ever. Iner cent, which is considered as
The main shaft has reached a higher grade and more valuable than
depth of over 80 feet, and from the has ever before been discovered
surface down the vein Iia3 continu- the country. The silver vein meas
ed to widen and the values in- ures eighteen inches in width, and
crease. Several small sample ship- from a carload treated at the Need
ments made to the Humboldt smelt- Ies smelter, returns of 190 ounces to
er gave returns of $80 per ton in the ton were given. The group un
sold. dcr development is in the same zone
as the famous old Silver Belt, and
KID PRICE TAKES has been under operation bv Dr.
tuuwr cF FIFTEEN Bowen for the past three years.
miner's hob-nailed shoes went out in 100 miles, the third zone of 300
yesterday morning for the Copper miles, and up to the eighth zone,
Basin district via the Skull Valley which will include any point in the
postoffice. A housewife sent to her j nation or the Island possessions of
hubby outside the city a bundle of. the United States, each zone hav
everything, neat and clean, that ing a rate of postage at the pound
weighed just ten and one-half pounds ' rate.
TO GET UP
(From Saturday's Daily.)
Geo. O. Ford, president of the
mining company that bears Ins name,
was in the city yesterday from Min
cral Point district, and stated that
the arrival of wood for fuel purpos
es, is the only drawback for starting
up development on his group of cop
Packers are to begin bringing in
this commodity today, and steam is
to be gotten up next Wednesday,
when the old camp will be started
up on a permanent basis. The Non
descript claim has been selected for
development, and an inclined shaft
will be sunk under the original work
ings to a depth of several hundred
feet. New buildings have been
erected snd a large amount of ma
chinery Installed. Development will
go ahead with drills,
(Prom Saturday's Daily j
Deputy Sheriff Burnell of Selig
man brought to the city- this morn
ing Ferdinand Bravo, a Mexican who
was captured Friday morning near
Nelson, accused of shooting and
stabbing a countryman named Jose
Harnandez in a drunken row that
occurred early in the week.
The victim of Bravo has two
wounds, either of which is consider
ed as fatal, a bullet passing into his
abdomen, and a deep cut penetrating
his right side. His death is expect
ed to occur at any time, and it has
been deemed advisable not to re
move him from that place owing
to his weakened condition. Bravo
....... J r. a i
wa iuu uown aiter a long chase
by Officer Burnell, and state9 he is
not the man wanted.
(From Friday's Daily.) CONTINUOUS ORE
Kid" Price, the colored whirl- BODY IN BILLY BOY MINE
wind pugilist, took the count of fif-
teen days or as many dollars in the (Prom "Wednesday Daily)
city police court yesterdav. and fail- td- Block, who has returned from
ed to show up for the muninai Den- an inspection of his Billy Boy mines
alty imposed, when he was taken on tl,c Hassayampa, is enthusiastic
below by Chief of Police Heisler over the showing made in the run
to begin serving his sentence. 01 the tunnel, stating that the
Price attempted to demolish the face continues in a good milling
interior of a restaurant back of the gradc ot sulphide ore and that prac
New State liquor house as the clock tically IOt for foot in depth is be
was bringing in the new vear He ,n made as the work goes ahead
made a groggy attempt to square At tl,e exPration of the present
himself before Judge Robinson, and contract to reach 300 feet another
gave as an excuse for his exhibition, contract will be awarded. Mr.
that the Chinaman would not desist BIock states that from the mouth
iii sweeping out as he was devouring to tI,e face OI tne tunnel there has
his midnight meal that consisted of not Dccn tne slightest break in the
a ten cent sandwich, saying that all orc 00(ly the pay streak averaging
patrons should be treated as "gem- fourteen inches and samples giving
men and not compelled to dicest lir" Per ton 111 Bold, silver and cop
the sweepings from the floor. per no t'mc ,n the history of
Price will have ample ODDortunitv development was he sq will pleased
to give another fistic exhibition, but or conn"dt over the possibilities of
the ring will be located alone- the tnc Property.
Culebra cut on South Cortez street When the tunnel reaches 300 feet.
where his muscles will be kept well s,opinff Desis, and with the backing
in training with the nicks anH ohnv. OI ,e" to tne surface, a large
els that are always ready for the tonnage will be forthcoming for re
belligerent clement. duction. The Billy Boy adjoins on
the north the Climax, the latter
TITLE WORK IS coming into prominence through the
COMPLETED ON PROJECT 'arse outlay of capital being ex
(Prom Wednesday's Dailv pended in surface improvements and
Samuel Boblett. fnm. f Np work outlined.
crew performing annual assessment another interesting mmeralogical
work for the Arizona Land .mrf Tr I condition is also apparent, in the
rigation Comnanv. at th- nrn;.,t.j .sulphide ores of the Climax and
fviw,u I ma -
damsite on Lvnx Crerlr r.trn fj ""V ay showing the same charac-
the city yesterday, and stated the f rtistics Mr- B'ock states that
service had been conmleted. after r""-c l,,c nas started up un-
three months of nnrrf?ne der thc ncw orJer. t"e is notice-
' .LI I 4 4 .
A force of eight men was neces- c 3 aeaea revival throughout
sary and the excavation for the dam section, and the coming year
is now completed. This storage
Airs, uoiores .ncinas, who was
brought from Phoenix last summer
to escape the extreme heat of the
summer on account of her old age,
of 115 years, was returned home
Thursday, the Associated Charities
and friends taking a deep interest
in her welfare, and assisting her for
several months in providing every
During the sojourn of this' aged
woman, there were several hundred
callers at the home where she re
sided, on South Granite street, and
all were astounded at her physical
vigor and mental clearness.
Her age of over a century is veri
fied by records which are in evi
dence in Mexico, and which was
(From Saturday's Daily.)
substantiated by correspondence- re
cently with that country. Her trip
to this section has been materially
beneficial from a mental standpoint,
and she can recall the early days
with all the vividity of recent times.
Physically, however, she is rapidly
failing, and during the past two
months has been unable to walk.
Her eye sight is good, while heC
hearing remains unaffected. She eats
but little food and stated yesterday
that the familiar cigarett is still
enjoyable and after 100 years of be
ing additced to the weed. If her
health will permit she will be brough
here when warm weather comes in
the southland. She attracted very
much attention when being placed,
aboard the train.
APPEAL OF DUKE MINING CLAIMS
IN 1 BASIN
ILL SOON BE
(From Saturday's Daily.)
Advices were received from Wash
ington yesterday that the Commis
sioner of the General Land Office
(From Saturday's Daily.)
Quite an important mining deal
was closed in this city yesterday.
when Michael McBride, of Selig-
would hand down his decision to- man, purchased the one-third inter-
day or early in the coming week, est of Geo. C. Waddell in a group
on the appeal made by John Duke of six mining claims in the Hassay-
trom tne fhoenix Land Ufhce decis- ampa district for the sum of $1750.
ion, in which he protested the Ari- The property sold lies near Copper
zona Land and irrigation Company Basin and to the south of the Corn-
receiving title to certain lands on mercial camp. C. J. McNultv was
itf'n I . -
wiuow creek tor water storage pur- associated with Mr. Waddell in the
poses. In a former hearing had property, but retains his interest of
before the land office, Duke was giv- one-half. The claims have been well
en an adverse decision, by both the prospected, and show attractive coo-
register and receiver, after the re- per values. The purpose is to be-
view of voluminous evidence, every gin development, and a camp will
point ot which was sustained in be established.
favor of the company. He appealed
from the decision about one month
IN SHAPE FOR WORK
(Trom Filter's Daily.)
George A. Thayer, resident man
ager of the Arizona Land and Irri
gation Company, was in Indianapo
lis, Indiana, yesterday, after a brief
trip to Washington, D. C.
Instruments Filed as Reported by
The Prescott Title Co.
ON ANNUAL FEAST.
(iFrom Friday's Daily.)
Full of good spirits there was no
joy sap' on the menu nine of
Prescott's most charming young
women, representing the switch
board staff of the Inter-Mountain
States Telephone Company were re
galed with a grand spread by Mine
Host Ed. Shumate, at the Owl Drug
and Candy Company last night
Mr. Shumate takes delight annu
ally in assembling, in tempting array
the choicest comestibles for the
brave bevy who bring businessmen,
boosters and gossips alike within
hailing distance, though separated by
miles of humming wires. It is a
pretty custom and the sight at the
feast made more than one male
breast flutter and its possessor wish
he was footing the check. Nothing
doing, it was a stag affair, and the
absence of "claw-hammers" did not
seem to vex the girls a little bit.
The feast lacked nothing but
"bubbles" of being a Ritz-Carlton
New Year banquet and was graced
by the presence of Misses Mary E.
Day, Madeline Day, Harriet Cope,
Almaeida Johnstone, Ruby Kauf
man, Bessie Maris, Georgia Hill,
Winifred Connell and Mrs. Cox.
Journal Miner High class job work I
CUPID BUSY GOD
IN THE YEAR JUST GONE
(item WdatUy's Daily.)
Statistics for the year in matri
monial transactions were obtained
yesterday from the records of
Clerk Farley's office of the Super
ior Court. They are interesting in
that the number of marriages per
formed during 1912 exceeded the
preceding year, reaching a total of
110. But three couples to whom
licenses had been granted failed
to "toe the mark," as it were.
Judge Chas. H. McLane of this
city performed the greatest number
of ceremonies, 32, which gives him
the right to retain the title of "Mar
rying Judge." Next on the list
conies Rev. Jenkins, with thill ten,
while Rev. Rampont of Jerome fol
lows with eleven. Rev. Lathe has
ten, Judge Denison four, Judge F.
O. Smith, four. Rev. Whisnant, four.
Rev. Reed, four, Rev. Mandin, four,
Rev. Smith, four, Rev. Davis, four,
Judge Hicks, two, Rev. Curtis, Rev.
Raley, Judge Foley, Rev. Lisemby,
Judge Shcivley, and Rev. Marshall,
There were three "whirlwind mar
riages," tthe sextette coming to the
city from outside the state on the
1:28 o'clock train, and leaving three
hours later. December holds the
laurel wreath as thc favorite month.
leading with sixteen marriages performed.
center is situated about 100 feet be
low the old Massick's dam, three
miles above the crossing of the
road on Lynx Creek. It is to be
used as an auxiliary for the main
storage dam on Willow Creek, the
water being diverted to that point
by means of a ditch and pipe line.
The company owns in that locality
over 200 acres of placer land, ac
quired by purchase from several
owners, title work on which was
unaotiDtediy will be a very active
December 7, 1912
Fen S. Hilldreth and wife to Jessie-
He was B. Patterson. W. deed. Lots 3. 4.
ummoned from Prescott to consult S. hf. of NW. or.. E. hf. of SW. nr..
with the board of directors, after the SW. qr. of SW. qr., W. hf. of SE.
report of the two engineers was nr.. SE. or. of SE. or.. SW. or. of
made, upon the return of his fath- NE. qr. Sec. 4, NW. qr., N. hf. of
SW. qr., W. hf. of SE. qr. Sec 10,
CHARGE NOT PROVEN
(Prom "Wednesday's Daily.)
Deputy Sheriff Frank Burnell
brought to the county jail yesterday
from Sehgman a Mexican named
Anastacio Allaco, sentenced to serve
60 days for carrying concealed
a ins Mexican is tne one who was
arrested last week with several hun
dred dollars of time checks on his
(From Friday's Daily.)
Philip Hogal, twenty-seven years
ago a resident of this county, a ne
phew of the late George Hogal, who
resided in Walnut Grove, arrived in
the city on Tuesday from Spring
field, Missouri, and is en route to
the Salt River Valley with his niece
for the winter. The visitor was a
boy when he left for the east, and
has followed the life of a farmer
since, later he returns for a more
extended visit with old-time acqain
(From Friday's Daily.)
Branncn & Saucr, general con
tractors, yesterday were awarded the
contract for erecting a large build
ing in the pines of West Prescott
r i. ci: tii -
Derson. h-lonmnn- f ,.. r l"c JC"K x o'J'scope company.
the Santa F, 7 wh!ch is b 1 for housing
not be rnv, n M u- scenery. A platform and stage will
not he proven, no evidence being , , ,. . , ,
infro,!,, ,i t,.c .Ahc addcd- making an ideal conveni
ence for the use of this entertain-
I T . 1 ,
All-i -wimltf..! i '"till, t-uiiiyauy, which nas arriveu
ummiim, llUWCVCr. I .1..-Z , 1. . rrf
that a mmir,n .!. .u, ' UU,,"S u,c wecK- lne same nrm re
f " m" " : "'N Ports it has received the contract
""iu unite ill OeiIg-lf (! TTII.. I MI.
man. and f i.: "u.iunig.
' r - J iuiiif dim
the accused has admitted his guilt.
Allaco later will be tried as an ac
cessory. NEW YORK. Jan. 2. Governor
The dozen railroad men interest-1 Edward Merwin Lee. once actintr
ed in the recovery of their time governor of Wyoming and a relative
checks feci grateful to Deputy Bur- of Robert E. Lee, died last night
nell for his shrewd work in running at his home here. In Wyoming he
uon mese o.tenders. In the ag- signed the bill giving women the
gregate over $600 was recovered. right to vote.
GOVENOR LEE DEAD.
Associated with the trip east of 19 N., 4 W.
Mr. lhayer at this time, it is given Margaret Kincaid to Joseph F.
out that the crystalization of plans Ennis.W. deed. Lot 8, Block 32,
toward starting up the great under- Prescott.
taking is believed to have been Jos. Martinez and A. A. Celaya
reached. He returns to Prescott locate two mines, Martinez district,
next week. Colonel E. P. Thayer, Chas. K. Scholey to D. M. Clark.
ex-Longressman Watson and other Q. C. deed. One-eighth interest in.
large stockholders will leave for 9 oil claims, Verde Valley district.
frescott later. D. M. Clark to W. T niistin.O.
C. deed. Same property.
lunu WAY OFF. Andred M. T. Akard files affidavit
(From Saturday's Daily.) concerning various deeds, etc.. also
ror tne Denent ot those democrat- T. Akard files affidavit concernine
ic aspirants tor tne omce ot I'ost- similar matters.
master ot rrescott, it may dc stated Win Akard and wife to T. G.
that the term of Postmaster Smith Akard. O. C deed. Lot 1. Sec 19.
will not expire until June I, 1914. If n v 4 W.. N. hf. of NW. or.. W.
tne incoming administration follows Uf. 0f gE. qr., S. hf. of NE. qr., N.
tne custom tnat nas been observed, hf. of NE. or.. E. hf of SE. or.. E.
this incumbent will not be relieved kf of SE. or. Sec. 13. 11 N.. 5 W..
until tnat time, mere nas been no NE qr. of NW. qr., NW. qr. of
deviation form this rule in the past NE. qr., E. hf. of NE. qr.. Sec 24,
in so far as it applies to this branch n jf., 5 v. W. hf. of NW. qr.
ot tne puDiic service. lhe many Sec. 8. 11 N.. 4 W.. S. hf. of NE.
uemocrats aiter the plum are not qr. Sec 7. 11 N.. 4 W.. S. hf. of
exercising that avidity to get at the SE. nr. Sec. 12. 11 N.. 5 W.
pie counter tnat was apparent a tew A Lorenzini et al. locate Emma
weeks ago in the circulating of pe- mine, Hassayampa district.
titions to get in line witn tne pow- T. C. Hill to Richards Bros. M.
ers that be at Washington. Smith deed. One-half interest in High
win prooaoiy noid on until his com- Grade Nos. 1, 2 and one-third in
mission reaches the date specihed. terest in Alto and Sunrise mines.
Thumb Butte district.
tiiiM!. K.ii,i,t!.u. james Mahonev to Ezra W. Thav-
HiiAOiu, unina, Jan. A inrec er.M. deed. Morning Star and
hundred Chinese soldiers were kill- Evening Star mines, Black Rock dis
ed by ihibctans near risiang Cheng tr;ct.
. . . . 1
last night, lhe Chinese also lost six wi. Akard and wife to Andrew
machine guns. m T. Akard. eencral nowpr of ateor.
DOUBLE TRAGEDY. ney.
NEW YORK, Jan. 2. Henry C. Andrew M. T. Akard et al. to J.
Edey, a retired Wall street broker. G- Akard. Bill of sale. Various
shot and killed his wife today and cattle.
then committed suicide at their I
country home on Long Island. Journal-Miner High class job work