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TOMHSTONb lil'l TAI'll, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 6. iSqo.
A. S. S. B. RTIME OARD
Hisboe, 7.00 u in. l'',j.il,ink, v.uo u. m.
FairUnk. n,.v, ,-i.in. BU'i.c (2.30 p. in.
iMilr. ctcept Sun Jay. (Pacific lime.)
Miss Nora Wikstrom went to Bisbee
Fr.uik Earl will leave for Turquoic
The supervisors have atljoiirnud to
Churley Wiser and Uncle Jim Price
have gone 011 a prospecting trip.
Pay your taxes before tho 15th and
avoid the penalty.
Bislieo will mask on Christmas Eve.
The maskers will wear skates.
R. V. Wood and son returned from
Galiromia dining tho week.
Lots of ruin during the week with
good indications for more.
The legal mill mill goes on the un
even tenor of its way at Tucson.
The Turf has its now pool table up
and in activo operation.
Nothing tins yet been done with the
Quail shooting is aid to be fine
above the Emerald.
Frank .Moore has been under the
weather for a few cays. Nothing seri
Mrs. Mark Smith is reported to bo
lowly improving. Wo are pleased t
The supervisors paid $547 to the in-
pectori, judges and clerks of the lato
political sand storm.
t - . ,
One lady applicant, for a teacher's
certificate was examined Tuesday and
passed very creditably.
The militia ball will be a grand
affair and everybody should attend, if
only to see the boys drill.
Services will be held at St. Paul's
church Sunday, the 14th instant, Rev.
L. D. Mansfield officiating.
Territorial warrants are quoted at
97$ and Cochise county warrants sell
at 95, with light demand. City war
rants are not quoted at all.
The infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ward Priest died Friday night
and was buried at 3 o'clock this after
noon. Frank Haro and George Walker re
turned from Yuma Wednesday and
Mr. Walker left for Phenix the next
D. N. Hunsaker, of the Willcox
Stookman, has gone to California to
recuperate from his recent severe ill
ness. The Yuma Sentinel has entered on
Its twentieth year. It has done much
to advertise Arizona and we hope it
may continue to prosper.
The city dads are discussing the ad
visability of compelling lawyers and
doctors to pay licenses. No official
action has taken place yet.
There will be services at St. Paul's
-chutph at 11 o'clock to morrow (Sun
day) morning, Rev. L. D. Mansfield
officiating. There will be no evening
Snow fell on the surrounding moun
tains Thursday night and Friday
night about an inch fell in this city,
melting nearly as fast as it fell, how
aver. Harry Dragor accidentally fell from
a wagon a few days ago and made a
new and painful opening in his coun
tenance. Tho doctor sewed it up and
Harry is getting along nicely.
An individual who has been trying
for several days to foreclose his mort
gage on the town became unusually
obstreperous last night and wound up
bis little ball of yarn in the cooler.
This morning His H(,nor informed
him that he had disturbed the peace,
khursted a door, resisted an officer and
ied to bo a bad man generally and
bat $30 would do this time. lit paid.
Thev Got Rack.
Tho hunters who went down into
the laud of the niaiiana hvt Sabbath
morn tilled with hope and anticipa
tions that were far beyond the wildest
imaginings of some of the late Repub
lican office seekers returned Wednes
day, accompanied with some ducks
of various nationalities, some quail,
some rabbits and other game, a pair
of caoutchouc coverings for the lowci
extremities and a lot of blasted hope
that will be disposed of at fifty per
ci-ut less than cost to mako room for 11
new imoice. The parly passed the
custom house in a style thut would
have discounted a foreign title in
suaich of American money with an
American apology for a woman thrown
in. Anyhow, they got by the custom
house mid continued on iheir wi.
lint on their return things were some
what different. The ollicers were un
able to recognize them and each ana
uery one had to make an affidavit to
iiis identity before they could pass and
e en then- those boots came near be
ing confiscated because they were so
a.vtutly wet, and tlie duty on wei
goods is very heavy. When the parly
dually reached home an accounting
of the supplies on hand was taken
and resulted as follows: Handle 01
fryiugpau, 1; guns, 2 rather deiuoi-
alized; ammunition, none; placer
where sticking pluster could be ap
plied, numerous; gum boots, 1 and a
small piece of the other; demijohns, 1
empty; umbrellas, 7 evidently a
good as new una never been used;
hunting suits, something thut war.
timilly decided mignt have been one
and six pieces of a small blanket thu
did duty in tho dark in lieu of hunt
ing suits; game, several ducks, quail,
etc., nearly all of which was delicious
and for which we return epicuriuu
thanks; resolutions, good and other
wise, mixed up in inextricable con
fusion, regardless of person, politics,
age or beauty. The bright dreams 01
the past that were rose tinted with
visions of the future have vanished
and in their stead remains a hollow
mockery in which delusions and cyni
cism (iccupy about equal proportions,
Rut the entire party got back.
Our devil is a sort of an observing
cuss and yesterday slumped the entire
Eiiitapm force by asking why it was
that when a woman is walking on a
street that is muddy she lifts one side
of her skirts usually the right side
evidently to prevent them from being
soiled, aud always lets the other side
draggle in the mud. Observation has
convinced us that the above, is a fact,
but wo confess that we are unable to
answer why. Will somebody please
rise up and explain?
Tho City Council has decided that
we are to have a poundmaster. If the
new official will exercise a little of his
authority and impound our surplus
population of dogs and cats by sever
ing their tails just behind their ears he
will gain the everlasting gratitude of
those to whom sleep has become only
a dim memory and will reap a just
and glorious reward in the bright and
beautiful hereafter. P. S. We ain't
got no dogs nor cats.
Our militia boys will give a grand
ball on Christmas Eve at Mining Ex
change Hall. Each member of the
company is a committee all by him
self on the success of the affair and
it will be the evelit of the season. The
boys hope to make enough to pay for
gas and hall rent until the legislature
meets and will try to make the occa
sion the most swell affaii that has
ever occurred in this city.
Rev. F. W. Downs will preach in
the Methodist Church Sunday morn
ing on "Do Souls Communicate Be
tween Jiarth and Heaven?" Sunday
8chool as usual. Evening service at
7 o'clock. Subject: "That Fast Young
Man." All aie cordially invited to at
tend these sorvioes. '"
A Topolobampo colonist from Kan
sas inquired at the postollico the other
day the difference in the price of pos
tal cards here and back East. l, is no
wonder Kansas narrowly escaped go
ing over to the sorghum lapper at the
recent eleotion. Where ignorance is
dense enough to stall a bull team
thero isn't much show for a very large
Republican majority. Nogales Herald.
Another Itt.m Killed.
Kirk Epjey was shot and killed by
James Parks last Saturday morning
at about six o'clock, at the Whitlock
Cienegn ranch, about 35 miles south
east of Solomonville, where the cattle
round-up hud encamped the night
previous. Epsey was a cow man
about twenty-five years old and single.
Parks is aUo a cow man, and both
were working with the round-up
Tho particular.- of the unfortunate
affair, as given by witnesses before the
Coroner's inquest, were about as fol
lows: The two men had played cart1"
the night before, when a dispute arose
between them, Epsey claiming that
Parks had "held out" cards. Next
morning at breakfast Epsey again
made an accusation against Parks
about tho cards, when Parks said :
"Any man who says I held out anj
cards tells a lie." At this the men
went at each other and several list
blows were passed. Epsey stoopetl, as
if to pick up a piece of iron that lay
on the ground, when Parks told him
if he picked it up he (Parks) would
i.uouk him down with his gun.
Epsey then went straight to wlvro
ho hail slep. and grabbed his pistol
from tho blankets, and holding it will
both hnud.o, in a shooting position,
turned and advanced on Parks, firing
the first shot, missing his mark, 'the
bullet striking a tin bread-pan that sat
on a wagon wheel at bis left side
Parks had got his pistol from the
scabbard, and his tirst shot was but an
instant after Epaey's. Both men firod
tlnee shots. Parks was not touched.
Epsey was hit twice, one ball entering
bis left collar bone and coming out
through his left shoulder-blade; the
other entered his abdomen and came
out to the left of his back bone. Ep
sey fell and expired at once. There
were 12 or 15 men present, who wit
nessed the shooting. '
Parks at once mounted his horse,
and accompanied by Andy Riley, rode
to town and surrendered himself to
Barnabe Palm, Justice of the Peace,
went at once to the scene of the trag
edy, to hold an inquest, accompanied
by Deputy Sheriff J. P. Robertson,
and John Parks, father of James
The Coroner's jury was composed of
J. P. Robertson, foreman; Daniel
Olney, Andy Riley, W. B. Polleys,
Frank Richardson and Jack Howard.
On the evidence the jury returned a
verdict in accordance with the above
facts, stated in the verdict that it was
Epsey was a partner in the cattle
business with Tom Hughes, of the San
Pedro, with cattle ranges on Bonita
Creek. He had not been long in the
country, but was looked upon by his
acquaintances as a steady, industrious
James Parks is well known in this
county, about 23 years old, and no'- a
man who would seek a difficulty. No
one regrets the affair more than he.
Graham County Bulletin.
Prof. James Douglas, Mr. Philip
Oates and Mr. Ricketts arrived on
Wednesday, their mission being fraught
with important consequences to Globe
District. They represent Phelps, Do.0i'
&. Co., of New York, the largest opera
tors of copper mines in the southwest,
and who have bouded tho Long Island
uroup and other copper claims in tho
district. A small force of men will be
employed immediately to do, assess
ment work, and about December 15th,
prospecting will be actively begun
under the direction of Mr. Oates. The
claims bonded are among the most
promising in Globe District. Silver
The Indian Training school at Lort
Mohave is now in running order. S.M
McCowan, tho superintendent, has had
many difficulties to overcome in get
ting the school successfully started.
Theio are now fifty-five Indian chil
dren at the school and they all show
remarkable progress in their studies.
Michigan cider at Kieke's.
A spli ndid table claret just opened
White wine, Zinfandel, imported
Sherry and Port ; also, all sorts of Cal
ifornia dried fruits at
f G. Nardixi fe Co's.
The City Council met as a Board of
Police Commissioners December 1(
1890. Present Mayor Colin and
Councilmen Fuse, Smith and Prindi
ville. Absent Hare.
In the matter of choosing a policeman-
Chief Ryan, placed Benjamin
Hyde in nomination, the vote result
ing as follows: Ayes Fuss, Smith,
Prindiville and Ryan.
The appointing of a special police
man was next in order and Fred Car
nighnn was chosen by unanimous
The meeting then adjourned.
A. B. Staniokr, Clerk.
Special meeting of the Mayor and
Common Council, held December 1,
1890. Present Mayor Colin and
Councilmen Fuss, Smith and Prindi
ville. Absent Hare.
Minutes of previous meu.ing read
A warrant was ordered drawn in
favor of Murly Long, as policeman
from the 17th to tho 30th of Novem
ber. There being no further business the
A. B. Stanioeh, Clerk.
Regular meeting of the Mayor and
Co. union Council, December 3, 1890.
Present Mayor Colin and Council
men Fuss. Hare, Smith and "Prindi
Minutes of previous meeting read
The report of the. License Tax Col
lector from November 17th to 30th
was accepted and placed on file.
The report of the Chief of Police
was accepted and placed on file.
The report of the ex-City Treasurer,
from the 1st to the 17th of November,
was referred to the committeo on
The bill of the Huachuca Water
Company, for $14, was referred to the
committee on water.
The bid of Wm. Constable for re
pairing fire plug boxes was accepted
Communications from D. A. San
ford, of Tucson, and Hall's Safe and
Lock Company were ordered on file.
Warrants No. 303, general fund, is
sued October 21, 1884, No. 211, issued
January 6, 18S5, and No. 354, issued
January 28, 1885, all to Jan. P. McAl-
Hater, were referred to the committee
on books to uport at next meeting.
In the matter of procuring board
for prisoners Chief Ryan was in
structed to ascertain the lowest price
of the different restaurants and report
at the next regular'meeting.
There being a small difference be
tween the ex-City, Auditor's and the
ex-City Treasurer's books, on motiou
the matter was referred back to the
committee on books.
The City Attorney reportid that he
hud received the city delinquent tax
A. B. Staeioer. Clerk.
. LETTER LIST.
The following letters remain un
called for in the postoffice at Tomb
stone, Arizona, December 5, 1890 :
Buckstrum, Wm Burgan, H H
.Maddio, Sig Malgreen, Geo
Millar. Mrs Ida L Phillips, Jesse (2)
-'"I, ' o
Any person calling for any of the
above letters will please say "adver
tised" and give the date.
W. A. Harwood, Postmaster.
J. M. Crain has made a successful
test of the lixiviation process as ap
plied to the low grade ores of Globe
District. Experimental works were
constructed not far from the Ceuten
nial mine, and Mr. Crain informs us
he will enlarge his plant with addi
tional pans, and will soon have it in
runuing order. He is also negotiating
for the leaso of a well developed mine
showing a very large body of 20 to SO
ounce ore. Where the cost of moving
ores is not ton great, 10 ounce ores can
be nuccessfully treated by lixiviation.
Th Quartet Mining Cd. shipped
ihuo bars of silver bullion this month.
The mill was thut down 10 make a
clean up, but will be running again in
a short time. Work at tho company's
mine, the Loco, continues with gratify
ing results. The property improves
with development, and gives promise
of being one of the feady silver pro
ducers of Globe District.. Silver Belt.
Those Omitted Bills.
There having been considerable di
cus-ion concerning the omission.-.!
certain laws, passed by the -Fifteenth
legislature, from those printed, w
print below their titles:
Council Bill No. 46 Providing tot
attachments of real estate and per
Council Bill No. 87 To amend par
agraph 767, section 109, Code of Civil
Procedure, Chapter II, Title XV, R
viwd Statutes of Ari.ona.
House Bill No. 40 To amend Chap
ter land II, Title XXXIX, Revised
Statutes of Arizona, in relation to ju
rors and juries
House Bill No. 46 An act amend
ing paragraph 2710, concerning sale
of icalty by Boards of Supervisors. ,
HoueBill No. 51 An act to estab
lish a compulsory school law in anil
for the Territory of Arizona.
Substitute for House Bill No. 52
An act to amend paragraph 397, sec-;
lion 17, Chapter II, Title XIII, Be
vised Statutes, relating to county gov
ernment, i '
House Bill No. 53 An act to pro
vide, for the further erection and
maintenance of the University of Ari
zona. V .
House Bill No. 60 An act concern
ing the District and Supreme Court
and to amend section 10, paragraph
60!), Chapter III, Title XIV, "of Djfc
1 riot Courts," Revised Statutes of Ari
zona. House Bill No. 89 To amend para
graph 3254, being section 1, Tit
XLV of the Revised Statutes of A
House Bill No. 99 An act prohibit''
ing the carrying on of certain bus!
ness within the limits of incorporated' '
cities on Sunday. i
House Bill No. 123 Requiring'
courts to appoint special guardians in
all matters pending before them in
volving the rights of minors wherein
tho minors have not appeared by gen
. , . . i.
George Frisk met with a most pain
ful accident last Monday afternoon.
Ho came to town on business ami
while in tho act .of hitching his teazn
to the wagon, preparatory to starting
Home, one of his horses, being of the
luoncho style, got unruly, throwing
Mr. Frisk to the ground. The wagon
passed over him, breaking two ribs 00
'bo right side and the inferior angle of
the right shoulder blade. He wa
taken to Tucson for treatment and, It
will be some days before he is himself!'
The attention of the proper officer
of the government is called to the fact
that Navajo Indians leave their reser
vation, threaten white settlers and are
killing grass and brush on the Little
Colorado ranges with herds of miserfe
li'e ponies and goats. Their reserva
tion is sufficiently large; whites keep
olf of it, and they will not much
longer submit to insults and injuries
f-om roving, lawless Navajos. Gov
ernment must keep the red rascals at
home, or trouble will result. Prescott
' The valleys of the Gila river, this
Territory, contain excellent land. Tb
i-Iimate of the lower valleys in Yuma,
.ifaricopa, Pinal and Graham counties,
is certainly semi-tropic. Frost hurt
nothing, because thero never is much
of it. We have traveled through a
good many of those valleys when they
vere thought to be useless; now' they
ire sparsely settled and produce ex
cellent vegetables, cereals and fruits of
all kinds. Indeed, some of the best
ranges, lemons, limes and banana
ire grown in them. Prescott Courier.
A cream of tartar baking powder.
Highest of all in leavening strength. ',
i". Government Report, Attg, 17, 1U9