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W VOL. IX..
I,. VAN HOUN. ATTOliNKY AT
law. 1'taj.stul". Ailzuna.
TI.WAUT J. I OP- A1T01.NKYS AT
Law. Ofllee two doom v est ot llio ltanlv
lutcl. KlnKkliiir. Arlrona.
rr M-KANt'OKD. ATTOltNKY AT LAW,
I .- I'riscoit. Ailzuna. V
1,. 1'riscou. Ailzonu. Will practice In all
tliuioiiitsuf the Ti'irltury.
(5. lOl.NISIl. IMIYMCIAN AND SVIt
icon. MiiuMtiV. Ailzonu. Will answer
calls on tltcAtitiuttc & I'acllic lCallioad.
Dll. J. M. MAKSHAI.Ii Dl'.NTlST. Of
ten In thenar of Dr. Ilraiincn'i Drug
j-uiio. Ttclh ixtmutid vltliuul rain,
i'hif Mill'.. Ailn mi.
Dlt. I)7j VltIN. ""nYtilCIAN AND
Suii.viii. I Im-sinil. Arizona. Will iu
spond pnm jitlv in all (alls from liny point
on lite Allaiiili A 1 acllio l.allioad. Oll.ce
mill (li iig More opposite the depot.
ii-ci.i.T snt rrn:s.
-ri,AGsTAlT LQDOK. NO II
tsfwijrvinMily"tnfninKliiui(l.iuui 'uuiimiik uuaiiioaa juih-huu,
' Mull. Visum.: lucllmii coidlallyl
I'lllII) Itivlud. N. (i. Lavion. N. li.
.VblsTAl T I.01HJK. NO. 7. P. A A. M.-
t I lit unliir miliums oil fmirtli Monday
ii!.his every caUndar mouth, lulled nuct
. In every other .Monda) nllil for woik,
. Ilj oilier. DAVili 1'. II Mil, MuMer.
'J K. I'liLUVM. Actlngi'ccretiir.i.
C" "ol'KT (.Ot OMNUNO. MM. INDKi'END-
nt Oulor loro-Urs. holds regular meet
ings In Masonic Hull, riagstiin. on tlio first
and tldid Tliuiday of each niuntli Visiting
lirutliorsaiKlall iiienitK-r In kikhI Ktanillns
W.I.. Va.nHoii.n. f. 11.
J. W. Kuancis. II. y.
t oTo.t iLAOtTAU' iTouoi:. NO. It,
i. n titsS-ntiiiuaj ovinia? of each wtek nt
.ni.r.nlc Hall. All Ktx.d Tvluplan In pootl
.stniulin, Kiullall) welfi.iue.
W.I.. Van lions. C.T.
W. H. Noiui in. 1!. h.
SOTKKS V(i; lTHI.UATION.
Iumi OrriCB at rmj.rtiTT. Amz., i
NoM'iiiborSO Wl. f
Notice Is hereby chrn t'nit iho follonliiK
nau.id Kttlir lias filul not he of hN Intention
toiiiiiKc liiuil pic.of liiMipioit of his claim,
and that vairt piciJ ivill Le made b
loie the (lul. of the IHstilrt Court,
at 1'lnnstair. Arizona, on Kiturday Jan. 2.
lM.lz: Arthur II. Jlriisky honieMtad ap
plication No .Wl for tho M.of SKU anil Mi
of i of K-e. a T p 2JN It. 0 K. He names
llit'folkmliii; wIiiipvsm to prove liW contln
uousresldencc iikii. and cultivation of said
liind. viz: James A. Marshall. Henry V
Lockett, Joseph U IiOckttt.Thus. 1'. McMillan
.of riiiKstatr. Ariz.
Nov.2Mt. J. C Martin. KegMrr.
IiAMI OlYICl. AT rnfCOTT. AltlZ., I
NolPllllltrl9. ls'Jl. (
Xotlce Is hereby g en that tho following
Tiaiued settlor has tiled notice of his Intention
toiuaMsUiMl prool in support or ins claim,
and Unit s.ild proof will Ik-iiiado licforo tlio
Clerk of the District Court at FlagstatT. Ariz,
.in S:itnr.l.iv. .l:iniiar 2. lsil!. lz: James' It.
-Thotnas. lieclaratory htatemtnt No Siltf. for
1110 Kit OIB n 'lOIBCC Ktwpi'JA.( t.
IIP names tho foliowliijc wlincv-vs to lirovo
his continuous residence uixin. and cultiva
tion of. wild land, llz: Iltntli K. I'amptH'll.
" 1 ho K. McMillan. Uau M. I'rancls, All.rady.
nil of riazhtatt. Ariz. J C. Mautix.
lash Otrricr. at i'hecott.
Notice U In rehy Bit en that tho followlng
iiamed Mtttler has lihsl notice of hU liitctitlun
to Mitko tlnal proof In kitpixirt of hl.s claim,
mid that said proof will ho mado Ih
foro J. tluihriehatae. V S. Couil lomnils
.loner at l'la.-stair, Arizona, on Saturdaj.
January 2. IKtt, viz: llioinas F. Hidden. lo
rhirsitorr tntcment No. SNkfor the h v of
S W W and N W 'i of the S W i and h W si of
N W of sec. 21 twpilN. lttl K. Ho namra
tho following wltiiihf.es to prole his contin
uous iikldinco upon, and cttltlvnilon of said
land, vlr: I hams A. Iluli. Julius Aublneati.
.Otoryo W. Illnkly. William 1". Gaines, all of
I'liii-siali. Arizona. J. C. Maiitin.
H , I.anu Ornci: at ritEMXTT. Aitiz..
October IS, 1W1.
N'otlco U lierehy irlicn that tho following
mini il m ttler has llli d notice ot lit tntenlloii
to make hnal pioof tn tmpport ot his claim,
and that Mild proof will he mado Is. fore tho
(;lcrk oi UK) i'lsinci i ourt at i luxsuiu, .vri
zona, on .aalurday. Nmeniter . ISHl, viz
Jt'llcrsnn Jl. Mitpheid. Declaintory htati
mviit No. Sja. for tho N W U sec. II. tn p 2d
N.ll'l.. He names the following wilne.ses
to piove his cont inuous lesldonce ujiou. and
culthatlon of said land, viz: John Harring
ton, Louis Doiulii-My. LharloH sianioy.
flieltonT. uricKer. oitoi naRMiiir.
J. c. Maiitin. Ileglstet
Mantic& Pacific U,
TIME TABLE NUMBER 32,
-.VKDNESDAY. XOA. 18, 1801.
No. 31 NO. I
1.T1.A J'llSTA Ar
0 Wp' lap
u ao u! a 4'.u
j to i T tti p
a 4'ia'lv Athuquomuour
in tin Wlnftate
hi a uallup
1 l.i li NavMiO HpHngs
3! iV.ni HolLltrflL
sat hi""' "
', X Sip
X lp O Up
4 I'M!1 Window '1:
.iu pi a ui p
S.p, llauiitaT IKMli 2 lap
JlO 1 -Mil
l'n -scott Junction
A Ui a ID 2u it
.1 .v. u 8 . a
I 27 a 8 20 a
10 Wp 3 35U
H4ip l ie,u
3 Ml) H271I
i I'J a
. J ii
, 3 :) a
1(1 Hi a
-. .T) ii I i .'Jl li linsulnd
HUlti 3 Mp Daggett
ll I'm lainar Hni.tot7
Iv 3p HUip
7 40 n ar .iloiavo i
r 1am Angeles I.v
Ar fan Diego l.v
lTiTi' A r fa 1 1 iTn ircoJ' A (Op J
All)unuiiti-A.T.A.8. 1. IS. It., for all
polntH uui und Miiith.
1'ru.cmt .limciloii l'lcscott und Ailzonn
-Hallnay for Fort Wlilppjo and I'nMUitt.
ItaiMow -CnIlfomla)Ullii!iri ItnlH)uy for
IA .lUKt IC. cull liiefcli llll.l inner ryjiiifi.-4i
Moiivi) &outhrin Faclllc for Snn lVitn
rlhCo.MicrtwiKnto and Northern California
1'UI.CMAN 1'AIi.VCE SIiEEI'ING CA119.
. 'Nocliaiigols mndo liy Sleeping Cur l'as
ongeruhetween z-au I ranclM'O and Kunsiis
Oily, or Pun Diego and Loss Angeles and Chi
cago. Tho (inind Cnnoii of tho Colorado, tittherto
I Inaccossuiile to tourLsls can l rrovlnd by
taking tills lino la I'tvicli Hprlngs, und n
htago rldii f roni theuco o( hut twenty-three
nnics. 'ihlfc Canyon Is the grandest and most
ivomlorf ill of njiunc's works.
- .Sloi at I'lagstulT and hunt deer, hear and
Mild ttitley in tho magnificent pluo foioa
of Iho niii t'ranclsco tnountaiiis. or tii.lt tin
lUUlUut lUlllsot tlie(.:ioui:( Cliff Dwellt'l-s
T. If. OtJiKi. General Huperlnteiideut.Al-i4nriiu-iHirf,
, K r. !' Ilt'iieml Agent. Alhtuiufrnuv
tt.A. IllMKt.t,. Ot'iioinl rasniiiger Agonl
E. Es BURUMGASVIE'S
ASSAY OFFICE wo laboratory
liitiu, in: 17:3 LaT::( Ck, rr. C:U.
Tho Oldest Hank la Northern Arizona.
Interest Paia on Tims Deposits,
Collections a Specially.
ltefercnca-W.. B. Wrong. I'roolJcnt A.T. A
B. V. railroad ('ompinyi Ulii Wiilnnrlglit,
Mannolnit Director Arizunn Cutllo ( oiniwny,
frt. i.oala. Mo.; bank ot lallturula, ban Fran-cl-co.
V-... D-l.! n...! 0-l!-lJ
J. II. 110JK1N8, Jr., Cashier.
All the Fasbionalile ani Latest Stylei
MA.DE to order.
A GOOD FIT GUARANTEED.
FINE ASSORTMENT OF
rY .EDS ASDOIRKJ REWS.
A s":lvct line of
M WAYS OM HAvtn
Lingo & v?h fcioj.1,
Black'm iil" ir g
IIuili IiiimnI tlie Wilcox fchip, oi.
Huii.hicv' CH-et, litureii lUilrt'.id
lucniic i.ml Cliuli-li ttitit, uc inut
llicue in need oi vw.ik in out line t
i:io us n ttinl.
AIL WORK UUAKAKTlvLD.
Ewrytliing usually kcjit in a iirat-vlii8a
lukury, can bo had.
tguOrtiurs loft at llio Hawks llouos
will bo jnomiitly filled.
J. f. HAWKS, prof.
J. 1. HSIIHS. Jr.
Itfjirt'sciiiiig tliu Luigibt I'tu.1 of
Reliable Fire Insurance Go's.
IN NOKTIIHUN A JZON.l.
PltOPKUTY lNSDIir.t) AT LoWIST UATI.S
F'()U SAI.I.v-2So sI'AM-ill.MRHINl,
bucks, li) McMillapX tn ui! u in t.ni.
tall. t iztitia i-vj
li II tlrH
,.sl I V ui- liY. N M-.
,in Sei Icmlici Ji Iuii 'i
nt ji(.ricnuurai college .c'K'oi oi in n
i nil prc.iualor) course for tuliy.ut: ad
uts M.cretarv ol Uuiicmty lacultv, lut
miii, A. I. sep : 2 jiit
FMUST M. n. ciiuiicu, coiixnn oi
L'nurch and l.aroux Mivets. N.i)'..Noitou
ustor. I'll aching at 11 a. in. and 7. .'II p. in.
Miniiay's; huniiay sclio.it at iu u. in., ,1,11.
Iloskins Jr.. rjiipeiiuiuudent. Class meetings
nt l-:li p. m. Kpuorth Leaguo (:'fJ p. In.
l'rayer meeting I'liursday urcnln nt 7:Ji.
OlrTllltin HAVAGK. t'NITED STATES
Commissioner of tho DlstilctCotiitln tliu
l'ouitli Judicial Distilctof tho'J'eiritorv
ofAiUona. District Court Coiuuilbsloiitr In
ami xortiii) county ot Coconino, in wild ler
rnoiy, und I n fmslou Notary. Admitted
to piiietlco lietoie thu unions uureausof tliu
(Icnartiucnt. Qlllco two doors north of tho
Ij-liAUSTArl' LIIIHAUY AND UEADINfJ
X Hooin Association. lteiiduig loom open
uully liom U ii. in. to Jii p. m.t Mindays. 2 to
Pip. in. Coiaitil wclcoiuiito till vlsltuts.
A. 1'. Gtnso.v, Librarian.
mummmmm i A JL Mamm Jf mSm B. H m
4 COLD-BLOWED UIIRDBR.
Sara DitteuhofTer Masts his Death
at the Hands of Thomas
Collins MnniU l'.vcryhody oir. nml
Makes Rood lil Uacapo. l'roha-
blllty of his Cniituro.
On last Satunl.iy nijht Aluxtuidvr
dtctiitrt nfrlvotl in this pluvc bfininy
tliu iutellijji'iK'o of tliu killing of S.tni
Dittenli (tier at his storo forty utiles
dortlt of Tuba City tin WimIiii'mIhj
iiiht Novoinber.Sdth, ly Thomas Col
lin.s C'olliiib who is known as a hust
lerifll'vlfTf!so1v(,'fintati(it ii nnsavoty
ti.is oiilered away front the utoru by
Ditteiilioirer Minio three months n!;o
oti the evening of the killing hu re
turned and after dark camu to the
storo DittunltolTur being in bed. Stuu
art and Collins wero engaged in a
gaiiii) of cauls and the latter became
xexj nois) whoii Dittcnholfer got out
of bed and partly dressed, came into
the room and told Collins to luavo his
iil.tce, this enraged the latter who
called the former hard names and ae-
vitsu'l him of hai ing it in for him.
Collins who is a large man and Dittcn
hofl'er below the aerago height ai
proaehed the latter and when near him
turned his pistol in his belt and shot
Dittenholl'er. Tho ball entering the
left side above tho heart and going
clear through tho body. The latter
fell to the lloor, crying out "I'm dead,"
"I'm dead," and expired in n few mo
ments. Collins stood tho parties ol
with ids gun backed out of the door
and made his escape.
Tho iiuxt nurnlng Indian trailers
were put on the trackof the desperadoes.
Sam DittenholTer has been engaged
in trading with tho Indians for je.ns
and was quite popular with them. In
Flagstaff, where the deceased made
freiptent visits ho was well-known anil
The body was buried near tho .storo
Thursday and after the last ad rilei
were put formed Mr. Stettart cimntu,
tliLs place to inform 'Sheriff Francis of
the tiagedy. Deputy Sheriff Farchihl
is now after tho imirdetvr, and It Is
probibly that he may et be
and it is hoped .suffer the
penalty of his crime.
woiiiiD's l'Ain xon:s.
The monster Manufactures and Lib
em! Arts Building requires: more than
I'OO car loads of lumber, or 3,000,00'
...... ., ... '., ... i ts.. .rl
icet. ior its uooriug aione, aim mucin
loads of nails to f.isteu it down. Thiee
electric saws are kept tunning night
and day sawing und sizing the Mooring.
Twenty buildings of the size of tho
Auditorium, or 1000 houses 2A by 60,
could utand tin this mammoth floor.
Mediis.iline, a new composition de
signed as a substitute for brick iiiid
building stone, has been adopted for
the .sidewalks and drivewajs iu tho
Exposition grounds. The comniilb'e
on Grounds and Buildings granted the
contract to the Mcdusaline Manufac
turing Company of Chicago for the
construction of 15U.000 square feet of
Mich fide-walks and driveways. The
pticc is 01 cents per square foot. The
concrete composition to bo used by the
ccutractots is .said to be as haul as
ptifcet slone, and it is now thought
pixibable that It will be used instead ol
stuff for tho exterior ornamentation of
thu Fine Arts I'alnce, and several other
Wyoming's, building fit the fair will
bo of tho French chateau stylo of
architecture, 60 by 70 feet, two stoiies
high, and will cost about $20,000.
The Chicago Furniture Manufactur
ers Association, which hns a inuuiwT-
ship of 210, and an aggregate capital
Of $20,000,000, ptoposes to make n
united exhibit of mammoth proportion
In tho furniture, nud upholstery Hue.
Hov. Dr. S. J. Mcl'herson, of Chica
go, at the instance of n number of as
sociates prominent iu religious circles,
will correspond with individuals ami
'societies iu the various denominations
with a view of li.ning a conference of
delegates from all parts of the coimtry
to arrnngtfor a religious exhibit at the
Wot Id's FaTr.
Some rare old curios in the way of
saddles anil ancient harness will prob
ably be seen at tho World's Fair. .Tho
National Association of Saddlers Las
decided to raise ?!)6,000 for an exhibit
of their trade at the faliy This will be
expended, largely for ancient saddlery
and harness which will bo proem ed
thtotigh special collectots.
Atlantic fowls of all climes will prob
ably swim aboiif. in the lagoons of
Jackson Park during tliu period of jiho
Fair. Landscape Architects, p. L.
Olmsted & Co., recoitfiiiendetl the
purchitt.li of n great variety of water
fowls. Thu lit nullities widgeons, sea
tillii uM'iiiio lnvtiii twil ittn list cfiiLa
.iiiif .in tioj lyiwmi ,tv-tjj( otwi itsu
aiid-hill cTnnes, American wild geese,
hlnegeese, totilouses,' llaniingoes, snow
egetes, and scarlet ibis. Tim purchase
of at least ten of each species of the
birds as enumerated was recommend
ed. Tho great dome of tho Administra
tion building, which will be the most
conspicuous architectural ftatttro of
the Exposition, and the four smaller
domes, will bo covered with alumini
um bronze, a newly discos on d amal
gam, which is said to glisten brighter
than gold. The contract" for gilding
tho domes has been let for ?.r 1,000.
Ceylon has sent through .Sir Henry
Wood, a request for space upon which
to build a tea house.
Pueblo, Col., is raisingMiioney with
which to eqtiipinid send to Chicago a
The jewelets of Ilauau, thegrc.it
jewelry center of flerniany, haveIe
eided to make a united exhibit at fie
Fair. Members of the association 1mVj
rccchcil great encouragement front
the imperial government.
Nearly $700,000 of insurance lias ill
icitly beeit placed on the exposition
buildings in process of erection. The
insurance will bo constantly increased
as the structures grow.
The ConsuKienoral of Japan at
New Yolk, Mr. Takahira, iviites'to
Chief Skiff of the Mines department
that the mining and inetallurgic.il ex
hibit front that country in copper,
gold, silver and lead will be something
exceptionally large; also iu porcelains,
potteries, clays and brones.
Director-General Dai is has made a
tepoit to the Committee on Awards iu
which he says that 1-12 juiies, embrac
ing 66!) jurors or judges will be neces
sary at tho Exposition. He believes
that appointment on these juries of
Award will be considered a high honor
and that a better class fo jurors will
he secured if no salary is offered. He
recommends, however, the payment of
six dollars a day to each juror in lieu
expenses, lie thinks a prize of ?600
should be offered for the best design
for a medal, two prizes of 260 for the
next best two designs; and like prizes
in case of designs for diplomas. Tho
Government is expected to appropri
ate about SoOO.OOO for aim nsr "-'-
awarding of the medals ami diplomas.
It is hoped, too, (hat the medals will
ho struck iu the. Government building
ttttlu; Exposition,1 'and the diplomas
will ha I'ircpiired in the Biiteati of
Engraving and Printing at Washing
ton. '' Mr. S.tllus, an ai list of Ecuador, will
execute specially for the World's Fair
titro.palilfings, otio a scenic painting of
ChlmlAjrao and the other a life-size
poi trait of Columbus.
Jamaica has apiijjctlforffiOOO squat o
feet of floor spaceJfaF tliW Exposition.
Col. C. G. WitrdlSaiiiwnber of tho
Jamaica parliament, ;Js the royal coin-,
missioner to thu E.pwition froi'iimls'
country. He visicd Chicago hist'
i t. r ra'.vk,
With nuineroits?rW(uitititions showing
a modern dinner-table beautifully dec
orated, a diagram of.'how to set it, and
also each course separately, and de-
scubing in a charnnjig and explicit
way every detail of nppnin'nicuU and
service and the thoitsaiid-and-one "lit
tle" tilings that ate essential to the
success of such an entertainment, is
one of the attractions of the December
number of Demorest's Family Maga
zine, which will bo Of lutciest to all
woman, nud invaluable to inexperi
enced housekeepers. From "the initial'
water-color. "Ahead ef Santa Clans,"
tho humor of which all will appreciate,
to thu Pattern Order on the last pnge,
there is not a single thing iu this
splendid number that, would not bo re
gretted were it omitted. The beauti
fully executed full-page eiigr.uing,
"The Mother of Our Lord,'' is a gem
that is especially timely, and a Christ
mas hymn followed by a profusely il
lustrated paper on "Holly, Mistletoe,
and the Yule-Log," furnish in them
selves a holiday njenu that can hardly
bo surpassed. ''Women as Smug
glers," "The Conquest of-Neptune,"
(which gives valuable and interesting
information about divers autl how they
operate under water,) and tho second
paper in thu series tho Romances of
Pre-Columbia Discoveries," are espe
cially good, 'and all handsomely illus
trated. Tlien there are splendid
stories, am) tho suggestions about
Chtistmas gifts wil bo of gte.it assist
aiice to tjtoso who i-ovur can decide
what to muku for a present. The
nuni, liius departments are, as usual
replete with seasonable iders, and over
200 illustrations enhance the attrac
tions of thu splendid leading matter,
Taking it qll In. nil, DomorvUtFamlly
Magazine gives the most jgihierolis re
turn for tho subscription! price' 2 al
year. It is published by.,'V. dcunwgs
.... . . --
... IT T .
Domorest, 16 East.Hth St.,I(ciVYoik
It Captures tho E8publican Con
vention, Cincinnati Proves Sec
former Convcntlous-ScctlonH nml
Cities luMVIilclt They Were
Held, and tho Cnudldntcs.
Washington, November 23. Min
neapolis won on tho seventh ballot
with twenty-nine votes, New York
having three and Cincinnati fifteen.
The highest number reached by San
Francisco was eight, though its full
.strength was ten. The States and
Tcrritotles oting vtllh It were Louis
iana, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Colora
do, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Missouri,
and Oregon. Early iu the balloting
Mr. de Young saw that the combina
tion iu favor of Cincinnati, made by
lather unfair means, was growing
stronger, and at tho end of the sixtli
ballot he crossed over to Minue'ijiolis.
llio proposition was met favorably,
and then Mr. do Young formally with
draw San Francisco, whose oto had
dwindled down to three. "What does
that nv-an?'1 shouted one suspicious
Eastern committeeman. "It means
Minneapolis," he answered, and when
his turn came he cast a Minneapolis
ballot Ixjing followed by General
llamill of Colorado and others who
had struck manfully to California.
Of twenty-six national conventions
of the two leuling parties held iu fifty
years twehu were iu the vtest, two
being in St. Louis, three in Cincinnati
and seven iu Chicago. Of those in tho
East Baltimore had nine. Philadelphia
three, Hartisburg and New York one
each, and one met at Charleston, ad
journing to Baltimore, which city has
been honored with more national con
ventions than Chicago, although no
convention has been held there for
nearly twenty yeais. The choice of
Baltimore by the Republicans in 18CI
was duo somewhat to tho fact that
Lincoln's rcnomiuatioii was assured in
advance, and he did not need local
western inlluenccs to achieve success.
Probably the same l eaon gave Phila-
rle!rti'iv$l-7v.nsrfTW l.m.U, svlfii.
Grant was renominated, nut fiuee
Fremont was nominated at Philadel
phia iu 1850, with the exceptions al
ready noted, the Republicans have
held their conventions at tfe west.
The national conventions of both
parties have been held iu the past
thirty-live y ears at thu following places:
Chicago . .
C'har't'n and Hallo
. Cle eland
The Democrats have shown that is
resistible tendency to follow Republi
can example a long way after in the
choice of places for national conven
tions as In many other things. After
tho Republicans had made a winning
ticket in Chicago in I860 the Demo
crats chose that city as the place for
their next convention, nd when the
Republicans chose Cincinnati in 187G
and Chicago iu 1880f:witli .similar
success, the Democrats allowed after
them in 1880 and 1881 respectively.
Philadelphia lias been shunned by
the Democracy for a qti.it ter of a cen
tury beeauso it has been the Gibraltar
of Republicanism, where, as li,irper's
Weekly says, 'vvorklngnieit and peo
ple of moderate means enjoy greater
tomforts, happiness and independence
than in any other American city."
The Democrats never met in nation
al convention in Now York but once,''
and that was when Seymour was nomi
nated in 18G8, tiuil the convention was
held iu Tammany Hall itself.
Mrs;. Flora Haines Longhead, a Cali
fornia author, has undertaken a novel
and uiiii)te eiiterpiise. This is the
serial publication of her own short
stories, one of which will he issqed
over initntlt, in the form of small
books printed on heavy paper, with
broad margin. This publication will
be called the "Gold Dust Series," and
will be published by C. A.. Miudock &
Co., of San Francisco, w hose name is
a guarantee for the excellence and
taste with wlticii. tho small volumes
will ha put forth. Tliu first of the
series, now in press, is "The Man from
Nowhere" autl it will bo placed simul
taneously on the Eastern and Western
market, being handled in New York
by the Frederick A. Stokes Co., of
Mrs. Longhead is tho author of "The
'Man Who was Guilty," a novel pub-
lished bv Houghton Mifiln &Co., soy-
Her story. ''The
Abandoned Claim," won the $800 prize
last year by the McClure syndicate i'or
the best serial story. This latter will
be brought out tin's fall in book form
by her Boston publisher. But it is
upon her short stories, now for tho
first time presented in book form, that
her reputation mainly rests in the
Gladstone was iu parliament at 22,
and al 21 was lord of tho treasury.
Napoleon at 26 commanded the
tinny of Italy. At 30 he was not only
one of the most illustrious generals of
the time, but one of the great law
givers of the world. At 16 ho saw
Waterloo. t ,
M. Guillot, a French chemist, 1 as
been going into thu subject of whitened
Capo diamonds. He has ascertained
tlt.it 20,000,000 francs' worth have
been sold iu Belgium alone at from 25
to 30 per cent above their value.
The Marquis do Urquijo, who lias
just tlicd iu Spain, began life without
a penny and died a Cieesus. His exe
cutors have paid a succession tax of
$180,000 on his- fortune. He left $100,
000 to be expended for masses for iais
soul. His entire estato aggregated
One of the most distinguished look
ing women on the board of lady man
agers of the world's fair is Mrs. Augell
the wife of the president of the Univer
sity of Michigan. She is a woman of
various acquirements and accomplish
ments, and of unusual force of charac
ter. Washington's old heudquai ters at
Valley Forge iv ill soon pass into the
hands of a patriotic association. A
body of patriotic Philadclphiaus, head
ed by Postmaster-General Wanamaker.
and the Daughters of the Revolution
both desire the property.
The Aster family have 1,000,000
sterling iu English securities. The
founder of the family, John Jacob
Astor, left au iujuuctioiijii his will that
the family should always continue the
investments in the English funds and
in English securities' that he had him
self commenced. The sons and grand-
sous inivi)' niw?iys"'i,6iTtJcie".r tiiisrsiiw
Emperor Francis Joseph has sent a
truly magnificent silver wedding pres
ent to the Czar. It consists of a dinner
service for 21 persons. Constructed
of solid silver superbly wrought and
chased. There aro nearly 300 pieces.
The German Emperor's gift is a silver
sword, the hilt of which is beautifully
chased and profusely ornamented vv itlt
turquoises, all picked stones.
They are telling a good story about
Ptince George of Wales, who is said to
be au exceedingly intelligent and
pleasant boy. though somewhat bump
tious. Being recently in the company
of one "Billy," a famous iotirnalist.
who was talking about his old school,
the prince said, cheekily; "Was that
where you were scut to learn to write
for the Times?" "No," said "Billy"
quickly; "I was sent to learn man
ners," and the young gentleman grin
ned ami collapsed.
The remarkable longcviy and
strength of the Hohenzollerns is illus,
trated in tho Grand Duchess Alexan
drine of Mecklenburg Schwerin, sister
of tite Emperor William I, who is soon
to celebrate the 8Uth anniversary of
her birth. Despite her age, he still
attends tho theatre regularly, and
takes an active interest in current af
fairs. In the early part of the fall she
was ill for a short time, but she has
recovered her health entirely. She ls
a handsome, old ladyt.and enjoys tins
affection of the inhabitants of all Ger
many. They do not forget her rela
tionship to the old emperor.
Tho World's l'nlr.
Those wishiug to go to the World's
Fair, and who would not otherwise be
able to do so, will now have au oppor
tunity. A leading San Francisco house
intends to send deserving persons; who
comply with their requirements to the
great Columbian Exposition, paying
their railroad fare both ways, their
hotel bills during a seven days stay iu
Chicago, besides making it pleasant
for them by giving six: tickets of ad
mission to the Exposition grounds, two
tickets to leading theatres and other
privileges. They hope to be the means
of sending a. repii?sentatlvc body of
Pacini; Coast young men and women of
enterprise and character to Chicago,
and undoubtedly will havo a good
many applications as the woods are,
full of thosu desiring to go on such a
glorious trip. Such an opportunity is
almost unheard of, and better Hill it
conies from a responsible house able to
pay for a thousand such trips Tho
Great History Company of Sau Fran
cisco. Those interested will do well to
lead their "Ad" in another column.
. Till! GRAN) CANYON. V
1 ' fEBr
Its Wonderful Mineral Wealth, and
an Unusual Eioh Field for
Lcdies of High Grade Oro round ly
rincHtnft I'rosiiocton. Gold, Sil
ver, Lend niid Other Minerals.
The return of Messrs. Ashurst, Mc
Clure, Marshall, and Freycr last week
from their extended prospecting tour
in the Grand Canyon at a point north
of this place has awakened new inter
est in the mineral deposit of that
wonderful region. But little prospect
ing has been done there, and at various
liinoa. iliiTorunt. jA)tinfoLlil-(Hl)i'Ctir
have made short trips tip and down
the river from Hauces cabin, nnd have
made locattous but beyond the ordina
ry ptospectors hole where, tho mineral
diseov crv was made no work has been
done on the claims. While there is
abundance of low grade ores on this
side of the river, the richest ores came
from the ledges on tho north side.
Tho party brought in specimens of
galena ore taken from a ledge, which
averages ten feet in width and is miles
iu length and is fifteen hundred feet,
perpendicular, and the ore carries a
fair percentage of gold and silver; .
A three foot ledge of copper glance
ore was located and assay made from
the samples taken from near the sur
face, go 180 ounces in silver and 30
per cent copper. This claim will be
worked during the winter.
Ledge after ledge of gold and silver
bearing rock were ran across. The
ledges being largo but of low grade or
below 60 ounces. But they can bo
profitably worked with the proper.
Aide from almost endless gold and
silver ledges there exists inexhaustible
deposits oi salt and which is far superi
or to tliatsold from stores hero.
The specimens of asbestos brought
in show the deposit to be and exceed
ingly valuable one, the fiber being of.
unusual length and fineness. Making
it valuable' 'or preaving into firo proof
fabrices. To exhaust this deposit of
asbestos would take years even if its
ii sWi ere" quadrupled.
Iu building stone the Canyon con
tains from the common every day gran
ites to the finest onyx. Large deposits
of the finest soap-stone of various col
ors are within easy reach, Varde Anti
que, Marble, and Serpentine in depos
its ten to twenty feet thick anil six
miles long were found. These stones
being largely used for interior decora
tion, and highly valued. There arc
also large deposits of copper, and the
Grand Canyon will one day supply the
world with that useful metal.
With the abundance of wealth iu
this wonderful region, it cannot bo
long until a railroad is built down the
Grand Canyon of tho Colorado or from
some point on the Atlantic & Pacific
railroad to either Lee's Ferry or
Hauces trail, thus opening up to the
world, easy access to the most wonder
ful of natures vv orks and proving tho
means of developing the richest miner
al sections yet discovered.
To the man of family who kicks
when his beef bill is over$10 permonth
the amounts paid by other people may
bu Interesting. At the ptcsent tinio
the Penitentiary beef bill is 100
per month, Southern Pacific Hotel.
GOfli month; Grant Bros., railroad
contractors, 1500 a month, Fort Yuma
Indian school, $200; Charley Young's
restaurant, ?300. These people all
havo large families to feed. Yuma1
Times. ( , . ,;,, i
The Yuma Pumping Irrigation! Cqj
again started up their pumping works
last Monday", after a cessation resulting
from general dissatisfaction. The
pumping bad been continued four days
and nights and tho water lacked two
miles, of being ut the garden. TlFo;
startiug of the Machinery again is "Iher
result of a viewing taken by the prin
cipal stockholder, who resides in Den
ver, Colorado and who supplies tho
major portion of tho sinews of irriga-'
tiou. This gentleman inspected the
gardens, plants, etc., n few days ago
and oiilered matters to proceed. Mon
day afternoon tho water reached the''
place desired. Times.
A largo steamer is being built at .
Needles by a St Louis man. All tho
material was shipped out from the
East. 'The completion of this boat will '
make four steamers on tho river.
The well-known concessionaire, Luis."
Huller, tiled on last Saturday's wpst-
bound train, about 12 miles cast6fls
Tucson. Mr. Huller was one of the
ucair Miuwii upurauira iu iue.xicau con
cession, tie secured the Lower Cali.
fornia concession afterward, acquired
by tho International' Company, lie'
was formerly in busiuDSs atGuaymosJ
nun juici iius. iu;iuc m itonte ill llio
City of Mexico. Hisaith wasesti
mated at a million and over. ' "
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