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T11H CO( OXIXO SUN.
I TERRITORIAL NEWS. I
The elevation of Hisbej, according i
to the statistics of the weather bureau. '
I-. ."i,.'iIH1 feet.
Artesian water has he .mi struck on ,
the ranch of Joe Kobin-ttm. four mile-,
from SatTord, Graham c:unty.
Goldberg Bros., than whom there are
no more pitriotio citizens in the eoun- ,
try, have told their clerks that if they
went to the war they would get their
positions luck when they returned. '
even if they were kept in service for
three years. I'ha'iiix Herald.
A. F. Hanta returned this morning
from a visit to Phoenix, where he se
cured permission from Governor I
MeC'ord to raise a company of infantry ,
in Preseott, to be used in ease of any
emergency arising fi-om trouble along i
the Mexican border or with Indians.
Two men while out prospecting in i
the Coal Fields mineral strip of Ora-1
h.un county last week, says the Bulle
tin, discovered the skeletons of live,
men and a camping outfit. The stakes '
which had been used in pitching a tent j
were burned even with the ground. It
appeared from the skeletons that the
parties had met death several years
a,'o. The discovery was not far from a
The mayor of Nogales has communi
cated with Gov. MeC'ord, requesting
that company G, of that city he re
tained in Nogales to protect the city
against possible Invasion by pro-Spanish
sympathizers In Mexico. It is
the expectation of the citizens of that
place that as soon as hostilities have i
opened between the United States and
Spain, the bad element of southeast i
Arizona and New Mexico will makel
the frontier town their headquarters. '
To Be Raised In the West, Composed of
PliKSCOTT, Ariz., April (i. Crack
cavalry to be raised in the west. Leon
ard Wood and Theodore Hoosevelt go
with it. A. K. Brodie one of the majors-
Arizona to furnish 170 men. Co
conino's quota. 14 men. Men must bo
picked, able-bodied, good shots and
good riders. The mustering, officer
left Washington today. Volunteers
must go to Fort Whipple a soon as
possible. Wire if quota can be had
immediately. W. (). O'NKILL,
On receipt of the above telegram
Major Julius Aubineau began to re
ceive res)onscs to the call and up to .'I
o'clock Tuesday 40 men had applied for
The men chosen were as follows:
Henry Sell. John B. Smith, M. A.
Brady. Louis I'. I'etitt. K. C. Jones.
TIkw.' Carroll, C C. Jackson, Will
Travis. Dan Hogan. Frank Heal'. Ike
Wheeler. John A. Morrison. W. T.
Slommomns. Win. F. Wallace and
They will leave for Fort Whipple in
a few days. All are good men and a
number of them have seen military ,
service either in the regular army or
in the militia.
Dr. Leonard Wood, surgeon U. S.
army, who is mentioned ius the prospec
tive colonel of the crack regiment from
the west i sjiokeii of as an able and
courageous officer. While serving In
this tertitory as a surgeon, during an
Indian campaign, he became wearied
of the hum drum life and was given
command of a company, making an ex
cellent record In this capacity. He is
now stationed at Washington where
he has been serving In the capacity of
physician to high officials, both In
militarv and civil life.