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RAILROAD TIME TABLES.
Arizona & South Eastern Railroad
Paoilio Time one hour curlier thuu City time
Stations Mile, p. m
Lv... Bisbee... Ar
.. South Bisbee
...Don Luis ...
, .Water Tank..
N.M A A. Crossing
Ar... Benson.. .Lv
Flag Stations (top on Signal.
V. R. STILES,
Q. F. A P. A.
R. 0. MORGAN.
Southern Pacific Railroad.
Benson, leave 4:57 p. m.
Tucson, arrive 7:20 "
Maricopa," 9:40 "
Phoenix, ' 8:80a.m.
Passengers for Phoenix, from the east or
west, remain at Maricopa over night. Sleep
ing car and hotel accommodation.
ITuina, arrive , 8:00a.m.
Los Angeles, arrive 12 : noon.
Benson, leave 9:06a.m.
Wllloox, arrive 10:42 "
Bowie, " 11:55 "
Lordsburg, " 1:45p.m.
Bemlng, ...,., " 8:30 "
KlPaso. ...... " 6:00 "
New Mexico and Arlxonu Knllroad.
fenson, leave 8:80 p. m.
alrbank, arrive 6:18 "
. NbgalM, " v 9:00 "
Nog ales, leave 6:10 a.m.
Fal rbank, arrive 7:57 "
Betson, " 8:40 "
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Nogsle. leave 10:05 p.m.
Hermoatllo, arrive 5:15 a.m.
Guayma, ,,,. " 9:10 "
Suaymas. leave 6:00 p.m.
ormoslllo, arrive 9:83 '
Nogale " 5:00 a.m.
ftauta Xe 1'reieott and l'hosulx Itatlrowd.
-'.7(! . Pass.
t&0Jil,uaV : 1 : p..u,
- Hot Spring Junot., arrive 11:47 "
.fcoagres Junot., ..." 12:55a.m.
(The following letter was handed to us by Mi C. D.
Dawson of the Metropole, to whom, with the father
and listers of the writer. It was addressed. The letter
Is written by a young soldier of Company S I'ourth
United States Infantry, now serving In the Philippine
Islands. As the letter Is of considerable length, It will
be concluded In tomorrow's paper.
WELL, here wo are now, somewhat
scattered, but still we cling to
gether, bound by love and duty
to write and keep as close to
one another as possible by correspond
ing and telling each other of our
whereabouts, situation and surround
ings. Please permit me to ask you, one and
all to overlook any and all parts of
this letter which are likely to be dis
connected, not being much of a writer,
and less of a traveling writer. Now. if
Prank Carpenter, of whom we read bo
much about in the Detroit Free Press
and other prominent papers, had this
task to perform it would appear in
To lead off, I will first tell about the
natives and something about their way
of living. A native house, called casa
by the Filipinos, and shack by the
Americans, is made of bamboo poles
for uprights, joistB, etc. The bamboos
in this country are not the small size,
such as we use for fish poles. They
range from six inches in diameter down
to the size of a lead pencil. They split
the larger ones into stripe, which they
lay outsido up for flooring. They bind
these down with rattan, leaving a space
between each strip. The sheathing, or
weather boards, are made of nipa,
which I believe is a long leaf bent over
a bamboo strip about two feet long,
and so fastened together that it forms
a piece about two feet square. These
are put on in the same manner as our
shingles are, starting from the bottom
and making a large lap. They turn the
weather very well when not too 'old.
Some shacks have roofs other material,
but all are either nipa. a grass, or some
kind of weed. The shacks have pluces
cut out for doors, which are mado of
bamboo and slide on bamboo poles.
Windows raise up and out and are sup
ported on poles. Iu all cannot find a
mil or an ounce of metal of any kind
entering into the construction of those
They are tied with rattan or held to
gether by wedges and wooden pins
about eight or nine inches long. In
till, a native shack is a great thing for
a soldier in a hostile section to set a
mutch to, for they burn like a hay
stack saturated with oil. As Lawton
onco said: "Who burned these blmcks,
Captain?" "Don't know, sir," was the
captain's reply. To which Lawton re
joined: "If the Fourth infantry wore
ordered to hell they would burn it up."
The Filipinos are very clean iu their
dress as a rule, though sometimes we
see them quito to the coutray. On the
whole, however, their clothing is very
neat. A birth in a family is all sorrow
and sadness for some time. Then whe'n
the christening cornea it's a feast and
They mourn but little over a death.
Have never seen one of them cry or
seem bereaved over the demise of one
of the family, "and I have seen as many
as six funerals in one day at Imus.
They carry the corpse on a bamboo
frame without a coffin until the bury
ing ground is reached.
Rice ia grown here, but not in suffi
cient quantities to supply the demand,
and I am told that quite an amount of
it is imported from China.
Bunauas also are grown here, but they
are only fair specimens of what we got
in the statos. The mango is somewhat
s.milar to the American pawpaw. It
differs from the pawpaw, however, in
having what I call a bone, something
like a cuttlefish bone, instead of sov
oral seeds. Cocoanuts, as well as ba
nanas, hang over our headB. Their
horses are what we would call ponies,
being very small. Few of them are
well kept and healthy, and a native
will drive a pony at breakneck speed
through sand or mud. The hogs are a
peculiur looking lot, such a pointed
nose and downward curve in the back.
Rother a scrawny looking thing, in
stead of the big, fat, independent, well
fed American hog, who, whon you go
near him, looks up with a grunt, as
much as to say, "What do you want?"
As to the ants, they are a terror. Do
what ono will, or how he will, the uut
still remains. And here in the kitchen
department wo have our hands full to
keep them out of the eatables. Nail
four legs on to a box, put the legs in
cans of wat.r, and in five hours 100,000
ants will bo found iu the sugar or
bread. Trace the line, and you will
find them walking over tho bridge of
dust on tho water. Thero are three
kinds of ants to speak of. Tho little
black ants, which go after docayed
matter, etc The little red ante, whfch
go after and get into everything ex
cepting decayed articles, and are a ter
ror to bite a person. They even get
into dirty clothing by the million,
more or less. Then there is the large
black ant, seldom found in the food,
and living largely on decayed wood
and articles of a similar nature. They
are found principally near swamps.
And what cowards they are. Ono little
red ant will make a dozen large black
ones run for a week, and th,en more
Now, here I am disconnected in my
letter. The iliplnos, as I have said,
are clean about their dress. But in
many other ways they are much to the
contrary. They will have dogs, pigs
and chickens under the shaqk; a pony
or caribou (chief beast of burden hero)
in a shed annexed to the shack, and
all kinds of filth under their very
As for the roads, they are enough to
make a good christian cut loose.
Nothing but mud during the rainy
season. Talk about going to the hub.
That's not in it. When we see a peace
commissioner (3 2-10 inch light artil
lery gun) going so nearly out of sight
that the mouth of the gun cannot be
seen, then we're in mud for sure. As
you may imagine, we are neat and clean
ourselves about that timol On, yes,
sure! We're strictly in it, with our
standing collars, nice white gloves,
shoes polished, brass buttons shining
and dazzling the sweet button seekers,
who give us an applause for fine ap
pearance that makes the officers proud
of their commands and brings each
man's shoulder back another inch.
Stop, stop! I forgot. Oh, yes! It Is
in post that such things are possible,
not in an ocean of mud on a dark,
Taik about railroad men for prof an
jtysorry but they are "short skates."
They couldn't get the booby prize, wore
the ace prize a pair of dirty socks.
Honestly, I believe I have seen some
toads jump out of mudholes from
fright. Then during the dry season
the roads are loose dust and the sand a
foot deep, no ditches on the road side;
no attempt at draining; no attempt to
improve mud-holes. Approaches to
bridges are always in bad shape but
are being remedied as rapidly and ef
fectively as possible with the poor, ma
terials at hand. The dogs of this coun
try as a rule are a half starved lot, for
they get but little to eat. Tho natives
having but little garbage on which to
which to feed them, for they eat nearly
every part of all meats and fish, or fix
them up in so many different ways
that every thine goes for food. The"
dogs always bark when an American
goes along at night and when a scout
ing party goes outJhey all aeem to out
loose at once, while forty natives might
pass by without a sound from them.
Yn fact they are a "dead giveaway" on
us. But then a well direoted rock some
times puts one out of commission.
They also do more fighting at night
among themselves over a bone ono of
them may have chanced to find thau
all the American pugilists put togeth
er; and such howling, enough to dis
turb a dead person. At Paranagua, at
which place I stopped with Co. D, lAth
infantry, for a few days, the men form
ed a dog brigade every night. Tho com
pany were holding regimental head
quarters and the colonel and other
officers encouraged' the idea to a cer
tain extent. Talk about Hank move
ments, and the firing (of stones) which
Dewey's boats have mado by cutting
the churoh wallB Open, thero was no
other amusement at hand, so poor dog
had to suffer. I mean be silenced.
The people of this couutry are very
religious, for all of them seem to turn
out and go to church on Sundays, or
days when there are services. During
Eaater time they seem Jto go most wild
over religious affairs. Had the twelve
apostles out to get their annual feast
at the Lord's Supper, also had a parade
for two nights. Carried an imago of
Jesus on a bamboo frame decorated
with candles. In all it was a sight
worth seeing, but all "hoous pocus"
Every town of any size has a church
and, excepting at times, these churches
seem to have been fine marks for our
gunboats for they all show signs of
shrapnel ami such like. Every church
has port holes cut in the walls, or walls
built around for protection, and they
all make fine places for scrapping.
Tho wrong people had them so we had
to take them. You see it is thh? way:
our Uncle told us of the heavy expense
he was put to by sending uo many of
his children here, and that as he was in
favor of expansion, he would need
some real estate ou which to locate
official buildings, school houses and
the like. I think he Iihh hh hands
most full now, or enough for the time
being for he has not allowed this regl
most to annex any more for some time
past. However, we'll take care of what
wt have and during our solitude we
may find out its value.
A DESCRIPTION OF THE CITY.
On Both Sides of the Border
the City's Growth is
The.editor of this paper paid" a visit
to the prosperous and growing town of
Naco last Saturday and enjoyed the
hospitality of the citizens for a couple
Naco is a town that has been pecul
iarly fortunate-in having her best in
terests in the hands of men who are ca
pable and alert, and whose endeavors
have always been on the side of a Bteady
and substantial advancement. These
men have placed their confidence in
the future of their adopted town, they
have invested in her lands and build
ings and have cast in their lot with the
fortunes of this border city.
At this time there is a decidedly im
proved appearance in the prospects of
the town. The Greene Consolidated
Copper company have chosen to make
it their borne. That large and influen
tial corporation is completing the erec
tion of a splended suite of offices, built
on the most modern and improved plan.
A substantial improvement to any city.
On the other side of the line the same
company has commenced to build a fine
warehouse of extensive dimensions and
pleasing architecture. Our own Bis
bee Copper Queen company, with char
acteristic energy, is putting the finish
ing touches on a store building of sub
stantial brick, with every modern im
provement of style that will meet the
requirements of that busy company.
The extensive mercantile establish
ment next to Goldman's old store is
nearingr completion and is a striking
and handsome addition to the mercan
tile emporiums on the main street.
Naco attracts many people who are
looking for locations where the pros
peots point to an increasing trade, and
among the recent arrivals is Miss Kate
Sweney, who has had considerable ex
perience in this region, and who has
chosen Naco for the construction of a
fine store to be used as a notion store.
The city is the great point for the
trains of freight outfits that are daily
ojaking their way toward the great
Sonora mining region, and it is an
amusing and instructive sight to see
the scores of large wagons standing
with their loads at the custom houses.
As far as local institutions are con
cerned Naco is peculiarly well supplied.
The public school with fifty scholars,
is a scene of educational industry un
der the superintendence of Miss Howe.
There is really an excellent system
of water works in Naco, and Mr. R. L.
Benton, the able manager, is to be con
gratulated on the very complete way
iu which the comfort and convenience
of the people is conserved in this im
portant particular, the water system
By they way, we feel a little sensa
tion of jealousy at tho arrival in Naco
last Saturday, with the intention of re
siding there, of a socially woll known
and favorite young couple, and we hear
that one or two other familes are to
live there. While wo kick a little at
this accession to Naco, at our expense,
we acknowledge that they could not
possibly be entrusted t kinder and
more hospitable hands than our Naco
Now comes one of the most pleasing
features of our visit to Naco, and that
is the courtesy and kindness that wo
met with across the border among our
Mexican friends and allies.
There we had the pleasure of intro
ductions to the revenue officials with
their gentlemanly and able chief, Senor
Manuel Carrlllo, while we met also the
active and capable chief of police,
Senor J. M. Gonzalez.
Thja,, latter introduction reminds us
that tiie Naco police system, on both
sideithe border, lj simply perfect, and
order ad safety It assured In this bor
We were the recipient of the hospi
tality of R. V. Daniels, collector of cus
toms at Naco, to whom wo are Indebted
for many valuable Introductions on
bothldes the line, a favor accorded us
during the few minutes cessatlou in his
Hotel and restaurant accommodation
in Naco .is particularly excellent. Mr.
Abrams, of the Naco hotelFla one of
the most accommodating of genial
hosts, while among the well served res
taurants the Naco restaurant, under
the control of Mrs. Gibbons, is a place
where the culinary art is perfect, and
the guests are received with an atten
tion that is most pleasing.
We chatted with Mr. Reed, of the
Cochise Lumber company, whose busi
ness is increasing daily with the im
provements that mark the progress of
Naco, while the progressive and enter
prising firms of Curry & Reay and
Goldman & Co. are true representatives
of the commercial interests of a grow
There are many interests in the trade
world of Naco that are worthy of pur-
ticular mention, and which wo may
omit, libt, intentionally, but for lack of
space, and it. behooves us to say, In
conclusion, that for open-handed hos
pitality and the true marks of tho en
terprising and progressive town; a
progress in which the well dirocted ef
forts of men like B. J. O'Rielly, the
prominent Naco citizen and pioneer,
have been so successfully used, Naco
caunot. be surpassed, ou either side of
that border which divides the United
States from our courteous and frieudly
neighbors, the equally enterprising cit
izens of Mexico.
BISBEE DEMOCRATIC CLIB.
Successful formation of a Young
Men's Democratic Club.
Saturday evening a number of the
democrats of Bisbee met in Graham's
hall and organized a Young Men's
H. E. Conlon was chosen temporary
chairman and William Witherell tem
Messrs. Callaghan, Prltchett" Sweet,
Wilcox and Grady were appointed a
committee on constitution, by-laws and
organization. Their report was adopted
and the club proceeded to elect the fol
lowing officers; J. C. Callaghan, presi
dent; William "Pritchett, vice presi
dent; M. J. Cunningham, treasurer; T.
P. Nichols, secretary; J. W. Hunt,
The president was directed to select
a standing committee of five members,
and report the same at the next regu
Messrs. Lieutenant George B. Wil
cox, Willlam'Prltchett and Harry Raf
ferty were appointed a conimittee with
power to enroll charter members until
The secretary was directed to apply
for affiliation with the National Associ
ation of Democratic Clubs, to commu
nicate with Senator Jones, of Arkansas,
Chairman of the National Democratic
Central Committee, in regard to cam
paign literature, and to subscribe for
the leading newspapers of the territory
and nation. The laws of the club per
mit any male resident of Bisbee pre
cinct to membership who is over 18
year's of age and who subscribes to the
National and Territorial Democratic
platforms, but as it is a young mens,
club, members over forty have uo vote
and are not eligible to hold office in the
club. The organization starts out with
a membership of about a hundred and
promises to be. extremely useful and
instructive along, the lines indicated by
Its political faith.
A Letter from Galveston.
Mr. O. W. Cannon, of Bisbee, has r
ceivod a letter from his father in Gal
veston, In which are many Items illus
trating the state of things in that city.
Among many incidents are the follow
ing: One house stood tho storm well,
although there were eight inches of
water down the stairs. Nearly all the
windows were broken and all the plas
ter down, The slates were off the roof.
The worst part of all is that the drift
wood was piled fifteen feet high in the
yard, and in that drift wood was found,
up to the 15th, thirty to forty dead
bodies, and they expected to find from
fifty to one hundred more.
The house is the only One standing
between It and the gulf. Mr. Nichols'
relatives are safe and well.
Indications are that cattle shipments
will begin at once, and that the ship
ments will he quite heavy from this
section of the country. There Is a re
ported scarcity of stock cattle in Cali
fornia, and California buyers are look
ing toward Arizona as the best pluce
to purchase. On account of the urood
condition of tho range the heaviest
shipments will perhaps be from Cochise
county, Naco or Don Louis stutlon, on
the A. & S. E. It. R. Curry & Co., of
Naco, expect to put up several train
loads of beef and stock cuttle for Cali
The REVIEW bas the finest and most
completo job plaht in the southern
part of the territory. We give rates
that suit our customers, and the people
should deal with the local establish
ment just as they expect the citizens to
support them, notwithstanding the
freight prices and other outgoings they
pay on their goods.
No Coal Is Being Moved
THE MINERS ARE JUBILANT.
Strikers Confident of Winning
Militia on the Scene
Hazelton, Pa., Sept. 24. The tleup
occasioned by the strike of the coal
miners Is uow so effective that no coal
whatsoever is being shipped out of the
anthracite region. The miners are
jubilant over their success, and are
now more than ever confident of their
A climax is expected in the situation
today. The entry of the troops Into
Macads this morning created much bit
ter feeling. McGeehan told the colo
nel commanding the troops that their
presence was unnecessary and would
only serve to terrorize the community.
However, the advent of the troops
seems only to have strengthened the
determination of the strikers.
At Pittston all Is comparatively
quiet. The onlj sign of violencerso
far has been the attack of a mine boss
upon a 17-year-old mule driver. The
lad was attacked in the street by the
mtnn boss and brutally lashed with a
Harrisburg, Pa., Sept. 24. Trou
ble Is brewing tonight in the Lykens
valley region between the union and
non-union anthracite miners over the
refusal of the men at Wllliamstown to
join the strike. The strikers in the
neighboring towns of Lykens and Wu
conisco threaten to compel the Wll
liamstown men to quit work. A meet
ing of the Wllliamstown men was held
tonight, at which it was decided to
stand firm against any attempt on the
part of the strikers to force them to
join the strike.
Sheriff Relff today swore In 150 dep
uties who will act In conjunction with
a double force of watchmen on duty at
Wllliamstown colliery. The Wllliams
town colliery was in operation today
with a full complement of 1100 men and
Rev. Father Logue, rector of the
Catholic church at- Wllliamstown, is
working among the mine employes
there to induce them to stay at work.
Some of the strikers at Lykens and
Wuconlsco threaten to drive out the
men at Wllliamstown before Sunday,
aud serious trouble may be expected at
any time. There has been bad blood
between the Lykens and Wuconlsco
miners and the men at Wllliamstown
ever since the refusal of the former in
1886 tpOin the latter In their strike
against a reduction of wage's.
Mr. James A. Howell, a, brother of
Mrs. John Slaughter, of San Bernar
dino, while sleeping iu camp near the
new railroad construction a few milts
below town, was bitten in the neck hy
a skunk. He consulted Dr. Sweet who
thoroughly reopened and cauterized
the wounds. It is the doctor's
opinion that no serious consn
quenc will result, hut as there Is
great danger of hydrophobia after bitos
from these uniiuids in this section of
the couutry, the case will be watched
with much Interest. It is possible that
Mr. Howell will have to be sent to ' one
of the Pasteur Institutes for special
Mr. Liggett, tho well known stage
owner between here and Naco, left
Naco..Sunday with sever.nl passengers,
among whom were the Rkvihw repre
sentative and Mr. Benton, the super
visor; the latter was on hand to inspect
tho road. The stage went round to
strike the milk ranch road and attempt
ed to cross a draw. A homestead mau
had wired the old road up thus com
pelling a vehicle to attempt a danger
ous crossing. The bank was steep and
a horse rolled over, breaking the sin
gle tree, the consequence was that tho
candidate, his friend and tho newspa
per man wore left sitting in tho wagon
in the middle of the pond while Mr.
Liggett went for a fresh buggy and for
horses to haul the stranded wagon out.
Tho buggy and party were In the lake
for two hours. Where does the public
road run, Is It blocked out by the home
stead selection fence? If It Is, then the
matter should be looked to. The suf
ferings of the unfortunate occupiers of
the wagon were indescribable, there
wa9 not even a bottle among them, and
a candidate, too! !