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on tho Atlantic & l'.iclfle llallroad. Olllco
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1. meets every Saturday evening In Odd
felloW Hall. VWtlnsr brethren cordially
Ulally Invited. W. 8. Iir.cf.os8. N. O.
J. L. Tiibai, Secretary.
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members In pood btuudlnx are cordially In
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I Commissioner of tho District Court In the
J Fourth Judicial District of tho Territory
of Arlionu. District Court Commissioner In
and for tho County of Coconino, In said Ter
ritory, and V. S. Pension Notary. Admitted
to practice before- tho various bureaus of the
department. Ofllco two doors north of tho
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UNIVEKSITY OP AHIZONA.-SESSION
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ricultural college school of mines and prepar
atory course. For catalogue address Sro
tary of Unlv erslty Faculty. Tucson. A. T.
Lingo & Whitlock.
IIa ing leased tho "Wilcox shop, on
Humphrey street, between Railroad
avenue-and Church street, wo inut
those in need ot work in our lino t
give us a trial.
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milts. Till Cunyou U tho grandest uud most
wonderful of uiituro'tt work. ,
Stop at Flugstatl and hunt deer, licar and
wild turkey In tho luugnlllcent plnu forest
of tho San Francisco mountains, or visit the
ancient ruin of tho Cnvu and CIHT Dweller.
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'biHluerqiie. N, M.
llBSiiv S. Van Si.vck, General Agent, Alhu
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Leather, Heel U races and all kindH of
Shoo Findings for sale. Cowboy Boots
anil tho litting of Deformed Feet n
Shop opp. JI. E. Chureh, Flagstaff.
Everything usually kept in a first-cltuu
hakerj-, can he had.
B3.0iilers left at tho Hawks Houes
will bo promptly filled.
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J. I. HOSKINS, Jr.,
Representing tho Largest Line of
Reliable Fire Insurance CiY
IN NORTnEKK AUIZONA.
PltOPEUTY iNSOnEIl AT L0WF.8T RATES.
ITS CAUSES AND CURE
Scientifically treated by an aurlst of world
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Ing, lifter all other treatments liavn failed,
llowthtidiniculty Is reached and tho causf
removed, fully explained In circular, with
urtldftvlt and tetlmoiilals ot cure from
prominent people, mulled free.
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We have a 'few gentlemen's
California Flannel undershirts
that we will close out at the
very low price of
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for ti.25 and $150 each
"all over town," but
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the few we have on hand, and
shall do so at the very low
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A SEHIOU8 KNCOUXTIIH.
Pete Wollley Shot by II.
The usual good order of tiloho was
disturbed on Sunday night last by n
serious affray between Harry Hancock
and Pcto Wolfley, iu'which both were
injured, tho latter very seriously.
They had been drinking anil early in
tho night became involved in a wordy
wrangle. Meeting in Header's saloon,
tho quarrel was renewed, and in the
encounter which followed, Wolllcy
(who was employed as night watchman
aud had a permit to carry weapons)
.struck Hancock on the head with a
six-shooter several times, ititlictiug
threo ugly scalp wounds, from which
blood flowed freely.
Incensed by tho vicious attack made
upon him, Hancock went away aud
armed himself with a double-barreled
shot gun. It was an half hour or moro
afterwards, about 1 o'clock Monday
morning, that Hancock returned to
the main street hunting Wolfloy, and
found him in Starr & Kogcr's saloon.
Wollley had bceu warned that Han
cock, armed with a shot gun, was
looking for him, and had plenty of
time to have got out of tho way, but
he expressed indifTcrcucc aud did not
move from where ho stood at the rear
end of the bar.
A minute later Hancock entered the
front door, made a step forward, raised
his gun and tired. Tho charge missed
Wollley, riddled the sove pipe and
entered tho side wall about twenty-live
feet hack of Wollley. After tin interval
of a few seconds Hancock fired a
second time, tho load of shot. No. C or
7, taking effect in the right side of
Wollley's face. Wolfloy had in the
meantimo drawn his pistol, but for
some reason was powerless to use it
with any effect. Two of his shots
entered the bar at his left side, ranging
down, ami a third passed over Han
cock's head and went through the
glass door about seven feet above the
Charlie Rogers was behind the bar
at tho time and there were a number of
men iu the saloon; fivo seated at a
table within a few feet of WolHe', and
Ed. Feck, who was almost between the
combatants, managed to keep out of
range by hugging tho wall. The only
person hit besides Wollley was an old
fellow iiileep in tho lookout chair, and
ho received only a slight scalp wound
from a stray shot. Constable E. L.
Henbrook who entered tho saloon im
mediately after the shooting, arrested
Hancock, and Wolfley's wounds were
looked after liyDr. T. S. Collins who
was hastily summoned.
Wollley's injuries proved to bo seri
ous. The right side of his faco was
tilled with shot, three entering tho eye
aud probably destroying his sight,
although that lias not been determined
for certain, owing to the swollen con
dition of the face. The right car was
badly lacerated and a portion of it shot
away. Tho shooting was done at a
distance of not more than twenty feet,
consequently the shot had great pene
tration, and it is feared that the shot
which entered the oyo lodged in tho
head at tho base of the brain. Wollley's
condition is critical, although there is
a chance for his recovery, if blood
poisouiug docs not supervene. Hancock
is held awaiting tho result of Wol
lley's Injuries Globe licit.
"WHISKEY ANI PISTOLS.
Their Mixing Cxxuhcb n Murder In
William Arnett, during drunken
quarrel iu Gold Ja" Monday morn
ing (Feb. loth, shot and mortally
wounded John M' WJlspn. Tho particu
lars of tho killing, as near as eau be
obivi tained, are as follows:
Wilson, Arnett aiid another man
named Tom MeCpll hajl been drinking
Sunday night hi, Halm's saloon, near
tho O. K. mill. Leaving tho saloon
about two o'clijek Monday morning,
thoy proceeded to the bunk house, a
short distance away. Arnett and Mc
Call tried to get Wilson to bed, but
met only resistance and abuse. At
last Wilhon called Arnett a son of a
1) h, and McCall, supposing that tho.
epithet was applied to him, picked up
Arnett's pistol and demanded if Wilson
had called him a son of ab h. Wilson
said, "No; I mean him," pointing to
Arnett. Tho latter then took the pistol
away from McCall, saying, "I want no
corpse hero to-night. n
Tho qnarrelipg was again revived,
and McCall took tho gun ami lired a
shot through tho roof. They again
tried to get Wilson to bed, but tho
later refused to go, and applied all tho
vile epithets in tho vocabulory to
Aructt. Tho latter thou said, "If you
want to light ydu had better heel your
self," and Wilson informed him that ho
was always heeled, at tho soma time
raising his hand to his breast an if to
draw a weapon. Arnett then lired, tho
ball taking effect iu the abdomen,
ranging backward aud forward, com-
ing out near the backbone. Tho
wounded man fell to tho floor, crying
out, "You have killed me."
Aructt immediately g.ive himself up
to a special officer appointed by. I ustieo
of the IVaco Shaffer, and the wounded
man was cared for as best they could.
Ho lived in great agony uutil ten
o'clock tho following morning, when
death mucifuy ended his sufferings.
Ho was well known in El Dorado Can
yon and Southern Nevada, and had
just arrived in tho U.isin a few days
beforo front Ploehe.
Arnett was a new comer in the
country, having been here only a few
Deputy Sheriff NoDinau went out to
the Uaaiu Tuesday morning and, after
tho inquest, look Arnett in charge
and lodged him in the county jail. The
mm defer takes tho matter qttito
coolly and claims that beforo death the
murdered man mado a statement ex
onerating him from all blame but did
not wish to make a deposition to that
effect, as his people believed him to
have been killed by the Indians fifteen
years ago. An examination will
probably bo held as soon as the wit
nesses can be procured. Republican.
American Order United Workmen.
Tho order has 270,000 members.
Tho Grand Lodge of Massachusetts
meets in lloston February 23.
The Grand Lodgo of Missouri will
meet in Kansas City February 9.
New Jersey has now a Grand Lodge.
It has forty-eight lodges and nearly
Tho order paid its first death benefit
in 1871, aud since then it has paid
considerably over $33,000,000.
The Supremo Lodge Relief Hoard
has a balance of over $1000 on baud,
notwithstanding its recent liberal dis
tribution among live States.
Supremo Receiver John J. Acker is
also Grand Keeper of Records and
Leal of tho Knights of Pythias of tho
Grand Lodge of New Yolk
At a recent meeting o the Supremo
Lodgo Relief Hoard relief was granted
to the following Grand Lodges:
Kentucky, $10,985; Ohio, $80,805;
Colorado, $29,295; Tennessee, $22,098;
Nevada, $5, 152.
January 18 has been set apart as
Memorial Day. It is iu respect to the
memory of tho founder of tho order,
John T. Upchurch, who died on that
date. Each year au appropriate
proclamation is made by the Supreme
A Micep Sale.
Messrs. W. II. Uaylcss of Kansas,
and J. W. Hcrkalcw of New Yoik,
have purchased Mr. Kay's sheep and
ranch iu the San Cataliuas. Tho inn
chase Included 3000 head of sheep aud
several ranches. These arc the same
parties who own large stock interests
on tho San Pedro under Uaylcss, Hcrk
alcw & Co. It is said that they
purchased tho sheep as a matter of
protection as they were beginniug to
trespass on their stock ranges. A. J.
Crowley is tho resident ngent and
manager of tho company. Francis J.
Hcnoy the attorney. It is a strong
company under good management
which menus success to it. Mr. Kay
will again embark in mining. Tho
sum ho realized from his sale was
A Hold itobbcry.
Last Saturday morning about -1
o'clock, two masked men entered the
Chinese laundry of Sam Sing, on Heal
street, and quietly "held up" tho
rudely awakened inmates. Tho roli
liers took their time about tho work,
and mado a thorough overhauling of
tho premises, consuming two hours iu
tho wotk. Tho inmates were forced
by threats of instant death aud the
flourishing of a revolver in tho hands
of ono of the parties, to givo up every
thing of value. Some $1500 iu cash,
six watches and four pistols were
secured by the robbers. Hut meager
descriptions of tho robbers can bo ol
taincd, and there is little hopes of their
Trot Them In.
Colorado is becoming "short" on
Utes and must necessarily become
"long" somewhere. Therefore, under
tho beneficent administration of that
great" warrior, Stephen U. hlkins, a
commission has been sent out to re
cruit Apaches as scouts and attach
them to Fort Logan,
If euough arc secured from the San
Carlos agency they aro liable to attach
Hut tho live reerultng officers" who
havo gone should do their duty. They
must bring in.all the Apaches they. can.
Right in this vicinity scouts lire need-,
ed. Thoy could scout around jind look
after policemen. They inlght 'keep
their north eyo upon supervisors -ami
Hring on your Apaches! Denver
for Trailing nd
Tho lot of the fugitive from ji:lice
in Arizona is at best a haul one.
Should he go by horseback ho leaves a
visible trail, and by foot ho must take
wide detours to wljere the loose sand
of tho mesa is blown off, or to rocks
leav ing nothing to show footprints.
Now even llie poor hope of getting
away by detours aud paths that are
stony and wild aro taken from him.
He may leave nothing visible but he
cauuot cover nor conceal his scent.
Marshal Paul tells that four trained
bloodhounds, weight one hundred
pounds each and valued at several
hundred dollars, for the purposo of
capturing fugitives, are now at his
disposal. They are the outcome of
disputes iu the Hu.ichuca mountains
vicinity. This region has hail several
bad affrays. Men havo been killed,
cattle stolen and depredations no-end
committed. The disputes have been
as to who committed them. Settlers
say Indians did it. Tho military say
no. Right here is where the dogs come
Tho settlers wautcd proven cither
that Indians did or did not commit the
rascalities, or rather who will commit
future rascalities should any more oc
cur, and suggested bloodhounds.
Tho question at issue will now be
decided by plating dogs on the trail of
any thief or murderer, as he may he.
He will be followed and captured, and
if Indians, will decide for the settlers:
otherwise for tho militarv.
Two weeks ago they arrived, and
;ire in the care of Mike Gray, a noted
settler there. They are at the disposi
tion of ollicerg, a sort of return of
courtesies. Tho railroad gave Grav
free passage to and from Huntsville,
Texas, from whence the dogs came.
There arc four of them, three dogs
and a slut. It is expected that coming
from a moist atmosphere to tho verv
dry one of Arizona that the present
dogs may be unable to survive long
chases as would young dogs trained in
the region. The dogs now on hand are
well trained, the selection of good nui
mals being Mr. Gray's object in. going
after the doss rather than sending for
them. He had them placed on his
trail after allowing himself a sufficient
start to reach a place of safety before
they caught him, othervviso they might
have torn him to pieces. Tho test was
highly satisfactory ami they soou
An Inllux or Me.xicuns.
Deputy Sheriff Win. Garland, who
arrived in Soloinouvillo from Clifton
Tuesday, reports that a large number
of haul looking, impoverished Mexicans
havo recently come to the Clifton
country, who might bo taken for refu
gees from the band of tho bandit
Garza, who has been operating on the
bolder of Texas and Mexico. Their
foiloru condition indicates hard usage,
aud the deputy fears that among their
number tho worst criminal element of
the Mexican Republic may be repre
sented, aud that in the near future
the' may figure in the criminal courts
of tho country. Mr. Garland says that
the Arizona Copper company have
about completed the pilingou the north
side of the Frisco river; from tho point
of rocks which is intended to protect
Clifton from high water. So skillfully
and securely has tho work been done
that the people on the north side of
the river have had their apprehensions
allayed and believe that the property
contiguous to tho river will be effectu
ally protected from any riso in the
river unless the waters reach au
unprecedented height. Solomouville
How Statehood In Ilegurdcd.
There Is an insuperable obstacle to
tho admission of tho Territory of
Arizona iufo tho Union, nnd that is to
bo found iu tho Mormon clement,
which lias gradually acquired so much
lKiwcr and iulluenco in that territory.
Tho assertion is mado and not success
fully contradicted that the Mormons iu
Arizona take their orders in all matters,
political as well as spiritual and eccle
siastical, from tho hierarchy which has
its headquarters at Salt Lake, aud that
tliis element is doubly dangerous, in
that it docs not make public its pur
poses or methods, but works iu secret.
The influence of tho Mormon power
in Arizona has been shown iu the legis
lation of the territory regarding educa
tion. The thirteenth legislature enacted
a law which took the public schools out
of tho. control of any faction or party,
aud placed St. oil the statute books a
test oath. These laws were voted for
by both Democrats and Republicans.
When tho "Mormon church realized
whr.t hud. been dono it cat about for
somo way to defeat tho will of tho
peoplq. It made a coalition with the
Democratic party ami captured tho
succeeding or fourteenth session of the
Among the first aeti of
that body wcro the repeal of the test
oath and such amendments to tho
school law, so that to-day iu Mormon
precincts only Mormons are permitted
to teach iu the public schools.
It is obvious that the ailmiiun of
Arizona as a state would only intensify
this evil in place of curing it. Once
removed from the direct control of
Congress Arizona would be sovereign
in all matters of local government, aud
if she should choose to make polygamy
a cardinal virtue instead of a crime tho
United States could not inturforc. The
real evil, however, is not the danger of
the glorification of polygamy, but tho
certainty that with Mormon influence
in tho ascendant the church would bo
set above the state, and that the Re
publican form of government which
the constitution of the United States
guarantees would lie only a mockery
and a delusion. California sympathizes
with her neighbor in herdesiro to enter
the sisterhood of states, but it can
never bo until Arizona has demonstrat
ed her ability to keep down the Mor
mon power ami issue to every citizen
the fullest and freest privileges of his
citizenship iu the highest and best
sense of llie word. S. F. Chronicle.
Appointment or Territorial Members
by the Governor,
Gov ernor Murphy, iu response to the
resolution of the Trans-Continental
Congress tusking for the appointment
of ten delegates at large for the New
Orleans Congress, has made them as
Exr.ctTiVK Diu-'tTek. ok Auizoxa,
Office of the Goveuxou,
Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 17th, 1892.
Mr. A. A. Atkinson. Sccretarv Trans-
Mississippi Commercial Congress;
Dear Sir, I have tho honor to in
form you that the following named
persons havo been appointed to repre
sent Arizona iu the Traus-Mississippi
Commercial Congress at its session to
be held iu the city of Nevv Orleans,
Louisiana, oil the 23rd instant, viz:
Georgo W. Chciicv, Tombstone; A.
J.Doran, Florence; M. P. Freeman,
Tucson; F. H. Hereford, Tucson; J. A.
Montaudon, Hcnson; J. J. Chatham,
Nogales; Alonzo Hailey, Globe; J. A
Hlack, Tucson; E. F. Kellner, Phoenix;
J. W. Dorringtou, Yuma: II. H. Ten-
ney, Tucson; 11. M. Jacobs, Tucson! N.
A. Morford, Phoenix.
N. O. MUKI'HY,
Of those mentioned iu the Gover
nor's communication Messrs. Tenner,
Jacobs and Morford have attended
sessions of the Congress at Denver and
The Oldest Living Lawsuit.
The "oldest liv ing lawsuit" received
a longer lease of life from the Supremo
Cotrt recently. The suit's official
designation is "March term, 1814, No.
82," so that iu two months it will bo
able to celebrate its 78th birthday,
with every prospect of living to tho
ripe age of fourscore. Two full sets of
heirs, a trust company, four lawyers,
au auditor, and a deputy escheator arc
seeing that it wants nothing in care.
The suit was brought by the assignors
of one James Moore against Wm. Ravvie,
in which Mr. Rawlo paid into court tho
amount of tho judgment recovered
against him. About 1820 some of this
money was paid out ou a judgment re
covered by tho executors of one of the
assignees against tho other two. Tho
balance, $2327, was paid to James
Read, then President of tho Philadel
phia Hank, to be held by him subject
to the further order of tho court, Mr.
Read, and later tho Girard Trust Com
pany, handled tho fund till it has
grown to $18,702. Tho Auditor
General took proceedings to escheat it
to the Commonwealth.
Two sets ,of claimants, ono hailing
from Chester county, in this state, and
claiming to be grandchildren of James
Moore's brother, and the other from
Maryland, and claiming to be grand
children of James Moore himself, were
stirred up. The Auditor awarded the
fund to George W. Pepper as counsel
for the Pennsylvania heirs. Exceptions
to this decision have been filed on be
half of both the Commonwealth and
tho Man land heirs, and the Supremo
Court ordered these exceptions to be
placed upon the list for argument dur
ing tho present term. Philadelphia
Of tho $5,000,000 of bonds, which
the city of Chicago voted in aid of tho
Exposition, $3,000,000 have been sold
in Now lork at par and accrued inter
est, aud the Exposition treasurv has
been replenished accordingly. Tho
terms of sale aro regarded very satis
factory. Thoy aro equivalent to a pre
mium of one-third of ono per cent, on
tho first mllliou, two-thirds ou the sec
ond, and one per cent, on the third
Butler couutr, Pa., has a geuitw
who dreams the correct location of oil
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