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THE COCHISE REWEW, SATURDAY, DECEMFER 22. 1900.
CUT TO PIECES.
James Hopkins Losses His Life -at
a Saw Mill in Mexico.
' Lost His Balance and fell on the
Sharp Teeth and is Cut to Pieces
Body Buried'at the Mill.
Lust Thursday at 11 o'clock a. in.,
James Hopkins mot an awful death at
a saw mill located about twentj-llve
miles this bide of Nacosari.
The first news of the accident reach
ed Bi&beo Tuesday evening upon the
aarival of tho stago from Nacosari. No
particulars-wtjro known by tho driver
except that a man named Hopkins had
been accidentally killed at the saw
mill and that a collln had been brought
'out from NaeoMiri and sent up to the
Wednesday evening C. It. Freeman,
ir.y brother-in-law of the deceased, ar
rived in Bisbeo from Sailord, Arizona,
accompanied by the bereaved wife and
three lutlo children, who will remain
h Bisbee until the arrival of Wm.
Hooking, a brother of the unfortunate
man, who was iu Nacosari at the time
the accident occurred.
Jaraoos Hopkins was a brother of
Win. Hopkins who had a contract to
lurulsh tho Moctezuinu company and
kan Miguolito company with mining
timbers and the Hopkins saw mill was
the only mill in that section of Mexico.
A short time ago James Hopkins who
Was a mill wright by trade and tho ow
ner of a grist mill near Hermosa, N.
M., arrived from Now .Mexico to take
cnargo ol the sawmill in Mexico while
his brother wont on a vacation. Mrs.
Hopkins remained at Satford, visiting
Mrs. Froomdn and was to await the re
turn of her husband from Mexico. Mr.
Hopkins remained at the saw mill about
six weeks. His brother had returned,
from his trip and was at Nacosari the
day of the fatal accident. " "
Just the exact manner in which he
mot his death the Review has been
unable to learn. The letter written to
Mrs. Hopkins after the accident, Deo.
13th does not give the particulars and
was written hurriedly in order to catch
the stage. This much is known that
Mr. Hopkins was working around the
saw handling heavy timbers when he
fell striking tho sawahd was fatally
cut about tho head before he could be
At the time the letter was written
apprising the relatives of tho accident
it was the intention to start for tho lino
.with the body, but up to the present
time the remains havo not arrived.
The bereaved widow and children
aro at tho Besemer hotel and have
written to Nacosari tolearn what dis
position was made of the body. The
sympathy of our peoplo aro with this
stricken woman and friends havo offer
ed thoir services in every way they
could be of assistance.
NATIONAL RED CROSS,
Extends Thanks to the Citizens of
Bisbee in Behalf of Miss Clara
M. J. Cunningham, cashier of the
Bank of Bisbee, received this week the
following latter from Houston, Texas.
It is a letter which any community
should feel proud oi and should bo
placed in gthe archives of the Public
Library, where it would remain a trib
ute to the generous givers to the Gal
"Houston. Texas, Dec. U, liXK).
"M. J. Cunningham, Cashior of the
Bank of Bisbee, Bisbee, Arizona.
"Dkau Sut: I bog to acknowledge
your favor ot tho dth in-t., addressed to
Miss Clara Barton, enclosiug New
York draft for Two Hundred Sixty
Dollars and Twonty Five Cents,
($200.23) being the amount subscribed
by the chisseita of Bisbee to tho relief
"'As Mi&s Barton's representative on
this field, permit me to thank you and
the citi.ons of your place for this very
gonorous donation, which, though pos
sibly a little Into, will stijl bo of timely
assistance in tho causo of charity as
undertaken bv tho Hod Cross.
"1 shall take pleasure in forwarding
your letter to Miss Barton at Wash
ington. Yours truly,
'AMK.ittcuN National RrdCuoss,
"Fred L. Ward, Manager."
Joe O'Reilly loft tho Hrst part
of. this week for Now York. It is ru
mored among his friends in Bisbee
that during his absence Joe will visit
Tarrytown and when he again returns
to Nuco ho will bo accompanied by
Mrs. O'Rollly. If not too early, the
Rkview extends heartiest cnngratuln-
Extra Caution Required in Bisbee
Against a Conflagration.
Our Eire Department.
Every Citizen must be a Committee
of one to Guard Against Eire. Sev
eral Suggestions that Might Save
The location of Bisbee and tho ma
terial of which the bulk of the houses
are built makes tho question of protec
tion against tire one of the most ser
ious matters to all the people. The
history of mining camps all have their
record of conflagration. Globe has sev
eral times been practically blott6d out
by fire. Jerome has been twice burn
ed up. Bisbee has been fortunate in
escaping tho fire demon for along time,
still the conditions hore arc such that
once a firo is started tho loss of proper
ty would bo appallingly large.
The present fire department in Bis
boe is limited in its ability to afford
protection, though it is well organized
and composed of forty or fifty members
who have rendered valuable assistance
whenever their services havo been re
quired. Tho department is supplied
with lfiOO feet of hose, and four hose
carts, two carts boing located on main
street and two near the public school
building. The hose throws a stream
two and a half inches and the water
supply depends on the tanks on the side
of tho hill which are supplied by a
pump. During the dry seasons the wa
ter supply is very limited and tho fire
department would bo entirely helpless
in such an emergoncy.
Fire insurance affords a measure of
protection, but the rate is necessarily
high hero as in all other towns of the
kind where the conditions are so favor
able to the spread of firo when once
started. But after all, the precaution
of each individual property folder is
the best guard against fire. If
each of our citizens would provide
themselves with a few barrels of water
on their premises with a stationary lad
der reaching the roof, it would be a
very small expense and might be the,
means of not only saving their own
property but of saving the town from
destruction. The engoauity of men
has provided tho patent fire extinguish
er a protection against fire which aro
reliablo and effective in. putting out a
firo at its beginning. These oxtinguisli
ors aro not expensive and every house
hold should havo one? where it is pos
sible. The people of Bisbee cannot do
too much iu their judlyiduaj capacity
to protect themselves anjt their neigh
bors against lire.
A Disorderly House.
Thero was n disturbance at a disor
derly house kept by a woman named
Amelia Romero Tuesday night about
10 o'clock, with tho result that Rosalio
Topeta is fatally wounded and not ox-
pected to live, and Pedro Ariola is be
hind the bars awaiting the result of
his victim's wounds. Tho first news of
tho disturbance reached the office of
Justice Williams over the telephone
and he immediately dispatched Ofli
cora Thomas and Doyle to the scene of
tho disturbance. The officers found
Rosalio Topeta lying on the Hoor with
two bullet wounds in his body which
had been fired from a 11 caliber revol
ver. One bullet entered an inch above
the left nipple and came out under the
left arm. The second shot entered the
baok and ranged down, lodging four
inches above the right kidney. Dr.
Edmundson was summoned and the
injured man cared for.
After the shooting Ariola made his
Ohcape and was ovortakeu at Pete Han
sen's wlieie Mr Hanson had tho Mexi
oin hod at bay with a shot gun.
Ariola was brought back and had a
hearing before Justice S. IC. Williams.
Ho admitted the shooting and said ho
shot Topeta because that worthy had
called him names. The jnstiee diU not
think that kind of a defense worth
any consideration and no was ordered
to jail to await the results of Topotn's
wounds. The wounded man is not ex
pocted to live and tho chances aro good
that the gallows will again come into
St. Patrick's Church.
On Christmas day St. Patrick's
church will bo decorated with tho
choicost flowers from California and
the coromonies will bo conducted by
tho priost. Tho first mass will bo hold
at 5 a m Christmas day Second mass
at 8 a m at tho Moyicau church. Solemn
High Grand Mass will oe hold fifteen
mlnutos past ten in th morning at the
Catholic church. Mr. M. J. Brophy
will conduct the music and will be as
sisted by a number of line slngors.
Christmas excorcises will bo conduct
ed under tho auspices of the Methodist
Sunday school on Christmas ove. The
ti oo will bo open to tho public to put
any present for children or friends
upon it, i. o., any present in keeping
with the spirit of tho occasion. The
exercisos will be held in the new M. E.
church on Stovens St The following
program will Iks rendered:
1 Organ voiuntary..Mrs.E.Smallwood
2 Anthem . Choir
3 Invocation . .. .Pastor
1 Song Ring on ye Bells . School
5 Recitation Scholar
(5 Responsive readiag Class of girls
7 Motion song . Primaries
8 Recitation. Scholar
9 Recitation Message of the Bolls . .
.. .., Seven boys
1Q Song Merry Christmas Bolls.. .
Boys and girls
11 Recitation Scholar
12 Recitation Scholar
13 Song Xinas Bolls School
14 A Visit from Santa Clans Mrs. Dr.
Chambers, Mr. and Mrs. Durley,
Mr D. S. Smith, Misses Vergie and
15 Distribution of gifts.
Front seats reserved for Sunday
school children. The public are invited.
School closed yesterday to- the holi
days and will reopen again on Monday
December 31. A shorter vacation than
usual has been decided upon owing to
tho fact that there will be a ton
months term. It wus thought that a
week would be moro profitable to the
pupils now than in the warmer month
of June. By having only ono week's
vacation school will close a weok
earlier in June.
Appropriate closing oxorcisos were
held in the difforent rooms which af
forded tho children much pleasure.
Tho chart class and first grade gave a
joint program. The Christmas tree was
a source of delight to tho little folks.
The fourth and fifth grades also pre
pared a joint piogram. Tho sixth grade
gave a pleasing set of exercises to
which the upper grades were invited.
A large number of parents and friends
wore present in the different rooms.
The library collections which were
closed some days ago, amounted to
$137.73. About 70 volumes were pre
sented toithe school from home libra
ries. The United Moderns.
W. R. Harland, of Phoenix, territo
rial organizer for the United Moderns,
accompanied by F. W. Howard, arrived
in Bisbee this week and have been
writing applications for membership at
the rate of eight to ton a day. A lodge
of United Moderns will be organized
in Bisbee shortly and will offer excep
tional opportunities in the way of fra
ternal insurance. In thi3 territory
there is a lodge of 300 at Phoenix,
Globe 50, Jerome 140, Prescott 125,
Mesa 45, Tempo 110. In Galveston at
the time of the flood tho United Mod
erns had a lodge of 500 and all claims
wore met promptly and in full.
Dayton Graham, deputy sheriff and
constable, was en route to Tombstone
last Sunday with a nogro prisoner who
had boen sentenced to fifty days in tho
county jail for carrying concealed
weapons. When tho train reached
Naco Junctiou tho prisoner entered
the gentlemen's toilet room and then
rnado his exit through tho car window
as tho train was leaving tho station.
Tho train was stopped but tho prisoner
had made good his escape and no
doubt was shortly in the land of inan
yaua. If the sentenco will servo to
keop tho negro out of this country the
ends of justice will bo subserved.
Frank Briggs, who has been under
treatment at the hospital for several
weeks foT a compound fracture of tho
loft log. has so nearly recovered as to
bo able to go to Phoenix on Tuesday to
join his wife and children, from whom
he has boen separated since boforo tho
accident iu the mine that caused his
Tho auuual Christmas oxorcisos of
tho Sunday school in tho Library Hall
will bo Christmas evo and tho following
Sabbath night. Tho troo laden witn
candies, nuts and orangos and a gift
for every member of the school, will bo
on next Monday evening at 8 o'clock.
Paronta and friends of tho children
may add their gifts also to bo given
out that ovouiug. Tho sacred exer
cisos and Christmas music will be ren
dered Sabbath ovoniug tho 30th.
-- mw A. k.Ly.v
(IRS. fl. BLUETT,, Proprietor
Boots, SJioes 1
for Ladies ;i ad T
! Main Street" toteVcT I
Today unci Monday will close the principal
Christinas buying, and the question of what to
buy, and where to buy, can be made an easy one,
by doing your purchasing at THE FA.LLI STORti.
Suggestive presents for ladies, men and children
can be seen here. Our display counters are
chuck full with bright new goods to suit all man
kind. Come and get and idea oE what you want.
Straw rides, Horseback Rides, Boating,
Fishing, and Hunting and doing
nothing in the country makes you
HUNGRY AND THIRSTY
But H. Collmann of the Brewery Cafe will serve
ou. Come and see his new received
Delicacies from nearly every part of the globe. Gotha Cer
velat, Gotha Truffle Liver, Strassburger Goose Liver Truffle,
Italian Salami, French Lyonese, Wiemar Mettwurst, Frank
furter and Wiener, Sauerkraut and Horseradish, Pomerania
Boneless Goosebreasts, Westphalia Ham, Pigs Feet, Lubecker
Sausage (to be fried), Pates de Foie 'Gras, Tongue, Feltoii
Ruben and Mixed Vegetables in Cans, Boston Baked Beans,
Heinze's Pork and Beans iti TomatoeS, Bismark Delicacies
and Pickled Holland Herrings., Cavier Neuriaugen (fish), Dill
and boar Pickles, Swiss, Lhnburger.Rocquefort.Liederkrauz,
Koppen and Swiss Krauter Cheese. French Sardines and the
finest Russian Sardelles, Eels in jelly, also Smoked Eels and
Salmon; GooseliVcr Purry, Westphalia Pumpernickel in Tin
Cans, Fresh Oysters, Anheuser Btisch Beer and fine Table
Wines on hand.
You are respectfully invited to call at the Brewery Cafe
and see for yourself.
H. COLUMANN, PROPRIETOR
B. F. G RAH AH & CO.
Fm.t-Clas3 Driving and Saddle
Horses. The O. K. Stable is
the largest and best-equipped
Bank of Bisbee I
Ben Williams J. S. Doughs
J. B. Anoids W. H. Bropht
M. J. Cunningham
foreign Kxchauiro rnl Telegraphic
counts ot lnulvluiuils, I'lnns ana vjcrpornuons souonea. jiuners criirusieu iu
our care will reccie prompt attcntic i. Moxlcrwi money bought and sold. Aironey
for Kow Zealand tiro insuruncu uompuii.
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I Union Meat Market L'pro0P
t PHOENIX Beef, Veal, Mutton, Pork,
Lamb and SautJag a specialty.
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