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DAILY ARIZONA SILVER BELt
The Island of Rats
CopyriuUt. 1500, by Homr SpraRtie.l
Between the riillliipliiestiinil llorueo
U u group of small islands, hi 1SS0
we touched at one of them, ami the
natives leporteil a wulto woman
Binonj; them. We induced them to
lilng her to us. While dressed us u
iiitlve, her fnco was bcarcoly more
than sunburned, and she waa what
uny one would call handsome. Sho
was only about thirty years old aud
lu the beit of health. Her story was
u queer one. She was a resident of
Salgou, capital of Trench Cochin China.
Four years previous she had married a
Frenchman named Du Cliff and al
most at once had set out with hlin In a
sailing vessel for Singapore. Two
days after saillug they had encounter"
ed a typhoou. Sim was not very clear
ns to what followed, being very 111 at
tho time. Sho thought the ship strug
gled with the storm for two days. She
then spruug a leak ami foundered.
The womau had been brought on deck
uud lushed to thu bulwarks along with
her husband while the crew were try
lug to coustruct some sort of craft.
A great wave suddenly overwhelmed
them, and tho next that Mrs. Du Cliff
remembered was waking up ou tho
shore of an Island. She was still
lashed to the wreckage, but she was
alone. When she was able to inovo
about she found fresh water and plen
ty of wild fruits, and lu tho forest she
coustructed a hut out of limbs and
bushes. Every day for long months
she expected rescue. She could see
ships saillug up and dowu, but none
came within miles of her. Off to the
east she could faintly make out other
islands or the main shore, but no help
came from that direction. If she had
had the means to build a fire and
raise a smoke slgual, some one would
have come, but she wns helpless lu
that direction. It was three months
before she thoroughly explored her is
land. Then she found It to be about
two miles In circumference. It was
well wooded, and in the center wns a
high hill of almost solid rock. Thero
were birds In plenty, but not a wild
auimal or reptile of any sort.
One day, after six months had gone
by and while Inspecting the hill to see
if she could not sot up a signal there,
tho woman made a great discovery
Sho found a cavo which had certainly
once been a depository for the plunder
of the Sulee pirates. What she told us I
bellove to be the trojh, bccauo she ver
ified it lu many ways. She visited tho
cave twenty different times In fact,
lived In It for the last month of her
Btay and so sho had plenty of time to
overhaul the plunder. Sho found In
that cave gold, silver aud paper money
to the amount of $30,000. There was
gold dust which she estimated at $10.
000 more. There was Jewelry worth
thousands of dollars. She said thero
wero dlamondR, rubles and other pre
eJous stones. There woro Innumerable
bales and boxes that she had not med
dled with aud did not know their con
tents. So far as she could Judge, no
one had visited the cave for years.
When we pinned her down to particu
lars sho remembered that a ship's chro
nometer she had found among the stuff
bore the name of "Antasla," and she
gave us the marklugs of several bales.
It was a story to stir the Imagina
tion and would have found ready be
lievers anywhere In the world. We
were convinced within nn hour that the
woman had seen what she declared she
had and that the Island was the one
known now as "Outer Island." It
stands today the westernmost of all
the group and is still without Inhabit
ants. After a full year on the Island
Mrs. Du Cliff became desperate. She
gave up all hope of being taken off and
determined to rescue herself. She built
a raft and one day trusted herself to
the treacherous sea. A west wind was
blowing, and she hoped to be carried
across to other land before it changed.
For five days she drove up and down
the China sea aud was then cast ashore
on the Island where v e found her. That
the natives had been kind and respect
ful to her was owing to the fact that
they thought she was out of her mind.
Half a day after tho story had been
told we were on our way to the Is
land. We reached it without Incident,
but to meet with a surprise and a bit
ter disappointment. We had no soouor
approached tho shore In the yawl than
we discovered that the whole placo
warmed with rats. The creatures
were there by tho hundreds of thou
sands. They were water rats of tho
largest size, and their demeanor was
so ferocious that we dared not land.
We pulled all around tho Island a doz
en times over, but met tho rodents
everywhere. They were gnawing down
the trees and eating the grass out by
the roots. Whero they came from I
cannot say. There waB not one on tho
island wheu tho woman left Wo tried
powder aud shot aud tire to frighten
them, but It was not to ho done. After
a week we bore away for Saigon.
Here tho woman's story wns fully cor
roborated as to her residence, mar
riage and the loss of the ship, but tho
Btory of the cave and the treasuro had
also to be told. The French governor
at once sent a ship to the Island and
brought everything uway after huvlng
Bpent a fortnight throwing iwlsoncd
food lo the rats. We of tho trading
schooner were promised a fair share,
but no man o,' us ever fingered a dol
lar. IVe were put off on one excuse or
another and filially threatened with Im
prisonment If ive moved further lu the
matter. The woman was given a
hare, I bellevj, but the greater part
of the slugulur find went to enrich two
or three officials of the colony. "
-t An Inventive Burglar
Instead of going to prison, Joseph
,Svncek, a Himian, reeoived nuspended
sentence, and at once hoarded n train
for New York to tako a position with
- jh shoe-making concern at a salary of
",000 a year, with $3,000 royalty anmi
He wns arrested for burglary in 189P,
jlmt broke jail hoforo his trial and cs
, .eaped. He was later arrested in Mary
land for another burglary and sent up
ifor five years. On coninletinL' his time
hc was brought back to this city and
tried for liis-formor burglary aud found
While sorvlng time in tho Maryland
state prison, Svacok, who Avas employed
in tho prison workshop, invonted a do
vicn to he used in the manufacture of
shoes. Ho obtained a patent on it. Tho
Now York courorn Hont exports to ex
amine the device, and when he was on
trial here tho company's agents inter
ested themselves in ills bolmlf. The
result was that tho judge was lenient,
aud on the man's promise to reform,
gave him u susponded soutonco. Dela
ware, Ohio, dispatch to tho New York
Strange but Truo
"Why is a poodlo on a frozen pond
like n kiss?" asked one bachelor girl of
"Because it is dow-on-icc," said her
slangy friend." Lippincott's.
The "Wine Hun.
"This popular fiction is all rot la
real life the girl's father seldom ob
jects to the man of her choice."
"You're wrong there. He often ob
jects, but he's usually too wise to My
anythlug." Louisville Courler-JourML
Any time Is the proper time for Mir
ing what Is Just Greek Proverb.
Great crises nffect people differently.
With some the hnlr turns white; with
others emotion expresses Itself In in
consequent speech. Tennyson, when
he first met Frederick Itobertson, whom
ho much admired and who, he knew,
admired his poems, was so uervous
that he could talk to the "much belov
ed priest" of nothing but beer!
Tho Wood" Out of It.
Landlady I believe in letting coffee
boll thirty minutes. That's tho only
way to got the goodness out of it New
Hoarder (tasting his and leaving It)
You succeeded admirably, ma'am.
Where 111 Went.
Bacon They say a man's first $100
Is the hardest to get. Egbert Well, I
dou't know about that. I know a fel
low got mine easy enough. Yonkr
"Is she a charitable woman, willing
to give relief?"
"No. She's tho kind that never give
oven a Blgh of relief." New Yrk
Lepcra and the Lair,
The Xonnau-Engltsh laws, enacted
that a leper had neither powor to auo
In any court nor to Inherit property.
During his lifetime he was permitted
to enjoy the usufruct of any property
In his possession at the time he was
"found guilty," so to speak, of leprosy.
but all rights of disposition over It he
Autohlogrnphr of n Family
I was born In New York and went to
Boston to be born again. For the first
twenty-one years of my life I was
known as the son of my mother, for
the next thirty ns the husband of my
wife and for the last ten years as the
father of my daughter. I claim, there
fore, to be a family man. Independent
'TIs not the stxo or grandeur of the
structure, but tho contentment that
abides within, that Insures a happy
home. Henry 8utphln.
"Did you call at Roxley'a housoT
asked the young doctor's wife.
"Yes." replied the doctor, "and 1
wish he had sent for me sooner."
"Gracious! is he so seriously IUiM
"No; just tho contrary. I'm afraid
he'll be all right again before I get In
half a dozen visits." Philadelphia
Going against the grain. Chicago
Tim Ovrl'a Adrlce.
Beneath a tree sat her and him,
And quite alone the two.
Save for an owl perched onxa limb,
Which said. "To wit, to wool"
For half an hour or more aat be
Nor any nearer drew.
Although tho owl with owlish gU
Remarked, "To wit. to wool"
Whereat he took the hint, thla mas,
For ho had caught a cfew,
And, owl advised, at length begaa
To spoon, to wit, to wool
AMENDMENTS TO THE AETIOLES
I3o it known that, at a meeting of
tho stockholders of this corporation,
hold at its ofllco in Globe, Arizona, on
the 2nd day of January, 1007, at which
tho holders and representatives of a
majority of all tho outstanding stock
of said corporation were present, tho
following amendments to the constitu
tion of said corporation woro duly and
That Article 3 bo amended to read
as follows, to wit: The authorized cap
ital stock of this corporation is and
shall be One Million Five Hum!?
Thousand Dollars, which said capital
stock shall bo divided into One Million
Five Hundred Thousand shares of the
par valuo of One Dollar each, and when
issued, shall bo fully paid .and non-assessable.
That Article 5 of said corporation be
and tho same is horeby amended as
(a) By titriking out the word "flvo"
in the second lino theroof and inserting
in liou thereof tho word "eight."
(b) That, in addition to the porsons
named thomin as directors, tho follow
ing nnmod porsons bo nnd they aro
hereby constituted directors of this cor
poration, to wit: J. P. Roardon, Rich
ard C. Sparkti and Glenn L. Coffee, who,
with tho personn already named in said
Article 5, shall constitute the Board of
Directors of this corporation.
J. THORNTON PRICE,
N. G. NELMS, President.
Becretnry pro torn.
TERRITORY OF ARIZONA,
County of Giln. ss.
I, N, G. Nelms, Secrotary, pro tem
pore, of Gloho-Wht'Btfields Mining Com
pany, do hereby certify that tho above
amendments to tho articles of incor
poration of said corporation were duly
udopted nt a meeting of tho stockhold
ers thoreof cnlled for that purpose, and
that at said meeting a majority of all
the stock issuod and outstanding was
duly and properly represented.
Iu Witness Whereof, I have hereunto
sot my hand and affixed the corporate
sonl of suid corporation, at Globe, Ari
zona, this, the 19th day of January,
1007. N. G. NELMS,
(Seal) Secretary pro torapore.
ORDINANCE NUMBER TWELVE
An Ordinance Regulating the Collection
of Street Tax.
Be it ordained by the Mayor and
Commou Council of the City of Globe:
An annunl street tax of Two Dollars
is hereby levied ou eacli and every mnle
inhabitant ovor twenty-one years of age
nnd under fifty years of ago residing
within tho corporate limits of the City
of Globe for the year commencing Jau
uarv 1, 1107, and each year thereafter.
Said Street Tux shall be payable to
the Supervisor of Streets of said City
on demand. Whcnover said tax has
been paid tho Supervisor of Streets
shall deliver to the person thereto en
titled, the proper receipt signed by the
City Clerk of said City and countersign
ed by himself. All moueys collected by
the Supervisor uf Streots under this or
dinnnce shall be paid by him to the
City Trcasuror aud shall be kept in a
separate fund to be known and desig
nated as the streot fund and shall be
lined for the improvement of streets and
Any person, firm or corporation hnv
ing in his or their employ any person
liable to pay the street tax as provided
in Section 1, shall, on demand being
made by the Supervisor of Streets, fur
nish such Supervisor of Streets with an
nccurato list of the names of ail such
persons liable to payment of said street
tax, and in case of any such persons
linblo to payment of said street tax
shall make default therein, as herein
after provided, the person, firm or cor
poration so employing such person mak
ing such default, shall, on demand from
the Supervisor of Streets, pay such
Supervisor of Streets tho amount so due
for said street tax, and take a receipt
therefor, which receipt shall constitute
and become a good and sufficient set-on
nnd payment for tho amount therein
named of any claim which said delin
quent may have against such person,
firm or corporation so taking such re
ceipt and may be deducted in any sub
seqent settlement with said person, bv
nny person, firm or corporation holding
Any jverson who shall .fail upon do-
mnnd of the Supervisor of Streets to
pay said tax as aforesaid, shall be pun
ished by a fine of not less than five nor
moro than twenty-five dollars nnd stand
committed to the calaboose of the city
until payment of such fine, not exceed
ing thirty days, or by confinement nt
hard labor upon tho streets or public
works of the city for a period of not
less than five nor moro than thirty days.
This ordinance shnll not npply to any
active momber of any volunteer fire
department within tho City of Olobo;
provided tko evidence of tho organisa
tion of tho firo department nnd of the
good standing of .the member as re
quired by law shall be filed with the
City Clerk for each year.
This ordinance shall tnko effect from
and after its passage.
Passed and adopted the 31st day of
Approved: W. S. SULTAN,
Attest: F. J. Elliott, Glerk.
First publication February 8, 1007.
ORDINANCE NUMBER THIRTEEN
An Ordinance Regulating Prostitution.
lie it oruaincd by the Mayor and
Common Council of tho City of Globe:
It shnll .bo unlawful for nny prosti
tute, courtesan or lewd woman to en
gago in the business of prostitution or
to resido in or occupy any building,
room, shed or tent within tho City of
Globo for tho purposo of engaging in
prostitution therein unless she shall
have first obtained from the City Mar
shal a permit to ongago in such busi
ness nnd tno occupation of Biich
premises: provided, however, that
the building, room. shed or
tent shall be situated nt least J00 yards
iu a Uirect Jmo from any school house
or other public building.
It shall bo tho dutv of tho Citv Mnr.
shal to issue to any prostitute upon de
mand and the payment of tho sum of
! it teen Dollars, a permit to engage in
prostitution at a certain house of pros
titution, specifically described in such
permit for a term not exceeding three
months, terminating witii each quarter
of tho fiscal year; provided that the
application fee for n permit issued dur
ing tho quarter shall be pro rated; and
provided further that the Marshal may
exorcise his discretion ns to the place
for which a permit may bo issued.
It shall be the duty of tho City Mar
shal to keep a correct record of tho
names and rnHulaniAi of nti nmli nn.
plicant, which record shall bo open to
inspection at all times, and ho shall
account weekly to tho Citv Clork for nil
sums of money received for tho issunuco
of such permits. "
It shall ho the dutv of tho holder of
such permit to keep the same posted in I
a conspicuous placo in her room, and it
shall bo the duty of each and evory po-
lico oflicor and deputy marshal of the
City of Qlobo to arrest any prostitute
engaging iu the business of prostitution
in tho City of Globe without a permit,
or at any placo other than the ono spe
cified in such permit.
It shall be unlawful for any owner
or agent of any owner or any porson or
persons to let, lense or rent for any
length of timo whatever to any woman
of ill fume, any house, room or struc
ture for tho purpose of prostitution or
assignation unless said woman of ill
fame shall first havo procured from the
City Marshal a permit to occupy said
house, room or structure.
Common reputation for uncliastity or
prostitution shall bo competent and pri
ma facie evidence of the character of
persons arrested for violation of this
Any person violating any of the pro
visions of this Ordinance shall bo deem
ed guilty of a misdemeanor und tion
conviction thereof shall bo fined not less
than ten dollars nor more than three
hundred dollars, and stand committed to
the calaboose of the city until (he pay
ment of such fine, uot exceeding three
mouths, or shall be confined at hard
labor upon the streets or public works
of the city for a period of not less than
five days nor more thnn tMrry days,
This ordiuanco shall take effect and
be in force from and after February
Passed and adopted this 31st day of
Approved: W. S. SULTAN,
Attest: F. J, Elliott, Clerk.
First publication February 8, 1007.
ORDINANCE NUMBER FOURTEEN
An Ordiuanco Regulating Sidewalks.
Be it ordained by the, Mayor aud
Common Council of the City of Globe:
That itshall bo unlawful for any one
to repair or construct any sidewalk iu
the City of Globe, without permission
from tho Sun;rvisor of Streets, nnd no
new sidewalks shall be constructed un
til the street shall he Mirveycd and the
width and grade of such sidewalk shall
be determined, and when determined
the sidewalks may bo built according to
the plans and specifications furnished
by the City Engineer.
The Mayor of the City of Globe may
employ from time to time, with the
approval of the Common Council, a
competent civil engineer to make such
surveys, plans and estimates as shall be
necessary for the purposes of the City
iu the establishment of street and side
walk grades nnd improvements, aud to
do such other necessary nnd proper ser
vices as limy-, from time to timo be
required of him bv the Common Coun
cil. SECTION III.
Any person violating the provisions
of Section J aforesaid shall be deemed
guilty of u misdemeanor and upon .con
viction thereof shall be fined not less
than five nor more than one hundred
This ordinance shall go into effect
February 1st, 1007.
Brown & Scanlan
Successors to I. 0. L0WTHIAN
Fuel, Feed and Groceries
P. O. Box 696 Telephone 751 Store Opp. Depot
WHITE LEGHORN EGGS
$1.00 per setting
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Real Estate Broker
No. 28 Trust Building
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Passed and adopted the 31st day of
Approved: W. 8. SULTAN,
Attest: P. .1. Elliott, Clerk.
First publication February 8, 1007.
RESOLUTION NUMBER TWO
Bo it resolved by the Mayor and Com
mon Council of the City of Globe:
That tho minutes of nil proceedings
of nil regular and special meetings of
the City of Globo bo not published.
That this Resolution bo entered upon
the minutes of thfs meeting.
Passed and adopted tho 31st day of
Approved: W. S. SULTAN,
Attest: F. J. Elliott, Clerk.
First publication February 7, 1907.
ARBOR DAY PROCLAMATION
By tho Governor of Arizona
To tho People of Yumu, Maricopa,
Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise,
Graham and Giln Counties, Arizona:
It is provided by statute of this ter
ritory that the Friday following tho
first day of February in each year shall
be known as Arbor Day iu the ubovo
named counties, mid shall bo observed
as a holiday.
Now, therefore, by vjrtuo and in nc
cordanco with the direction of that
statute, I, Joseph II. Kibbey, governor
of Arizona, herelry proclaim Friday, the
8th day of February, A. D, 1907, desig
nnted as Arbor Day, to be iu tho comi
ties first above mentioned as holiday;
and T recommend that this day he oh
nerved by the people of thoi-o counties
by the planting of trees, shrubs and
vines, in tho promotion of forest nnd
orchnrd growth nnd culture, by the
adornment of public nnd privato
grounds, places nnd wayw, nnd by such
other efforts and undertakings ns shall
bo iu harmony wlththe character of
the day so established all in accord
ance with tho provisions of Title IV,
Arboriculture, Revised Statutes of Ari
In witness whereof, I have hereunto
sot my hand and caused the great seal
of the territory to bo affixed. Done at
Phoenix, the capital, this 25th day of
(Seal) JOSEPH H. KIBBEY,
By the Governor:
W. V. NICHOLS,
Secretory of the Territory of Arizona
Meals at Regular
Special attention given to
W. B. Brackien, Prop.
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investment in lots, homes, bus-
mess property, loaging or
boarding house, give us a call.
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in the City!
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Of the quality you want, in the
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Another offer we propose is
careful handling, cutting and
Still another, lowest selling
price the market will warrant.
With such a combination,
proved by years of square
dealing, ought we not to have
Pioneer Meat Co.
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Stationery, Wall Paper, Paints,
Oils, Ammunition, Guns, Cutlery,
Notions etc., go to
G. S. Van Wagenen.
The Commercial Mines and Real b
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Improved and unimproved prop
ties in every part of the city,
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Big Assortment of Mission Sty'
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