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TOMBSTONE EPITAPH
Published Every Sunday
"WILLIAM HATTICH, Editor and Proprietor
SUBSCRIPTION, RriTES.
One year $3 oo
Six months i 50
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.News of the State
in Condensed Form
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The following is an extract from the speech of Gov Hunt
delivered at the session of the twenty-ninth national irrigation
congress at Salt Like City, Utah. !'The future holds vast
opportunity for the irrigated farm in Arizona. It is estimated
that 228.000 acres are now being cultivated in the state as the
result of irrigation, and there U room for many more small
farms within that tract. It has been ascertained thit a water
supply exists today equal to about 5,000,000 acre feet annually
and as this water is impounded b dams in the future it will
gie Arizona about 1,000,000 acres ol small farms, capable of
supporting a population of 500.000. not counting the people
depen lent upon other industrial pursuits, such as mining and
railroads As the total population of Arizona is now a little
over 200,000. it will be seen that the possible future growth
of agriculture means a creat decree ol comfort and prosperity.
This future growth is not by any means confined to projects
yet to be t-taned. For illustration, there were about 130.000
acres under cultivation in the Salt Riyer Valley, in January,
1910. This can be expanded to 2So.ooo with the waters ol
the Salt and Verde rivers. The great work being undertaken
in the Colorado Valley near Yuma permitted the cul ivation
of only 6.00c acres ia i9:o. Yet, when the project is complete.
350,000 acres wil be available. The waters of the Gila valley
now irrigate 36,400 acres. '1 he possibility of the future in this
valley it 140,000 acres. The Little Colorado Valley has today
10,650 irrigated acres, and the extension of irrigation will in
crease this tract to 1 00,000 acres.
When a man goes to the polls and sees a ballot as long
-as a list of generals in the Mexican revolution, he comes away
determined to lavor the short ballot plan, but he usually for
gets all about it until the next election. Woodrow Wilson
favors the short ballot and it is one of the coming improve
ments in elections.
Governor Marshall, the democratic nominee for vice pres
ident, is making some very excellent campaign speeches in
the Middle West. Leaders of the two factions whieh no wdi
vide the republican party ar beginning to realize that the
real contest in this year's campaign is not with each other, but
with a united democracy.
As it has been settled Miat Woodrow Wilson is to be the
next president we might as well torget it ana go about our
Chistmas shopping.
hat Arizona needs is capital and in order to secure it
we must extend the same protection we are demanding for in
dividuals. Calamity howlees are not the kind of men who
build cities and towns.
Central Americans never had better news than" that Uncle
Sam has decided to stop their endless civil wars and promote
the peacelul growth ot the little republics.
It is a wise Mexican who can name'the different kinds of
rebels in his country and identify his own sort from day.
Arizona women will be unable to vote this year, but they
win nave a cnance to vote two years Irom now or the signs
are wrong.
In New York City there is being held a unique exhibition
called 'The Tariff Chamber of Horrors," says the Los Angeles
Tribune. The show is no doubt one of the most effective
means yet devised of popularizing the tariff subject and vis
ualizing the abuses of the customs tax. In the exhibit are
many articles which are sold abroad by American trusts for
less than American consumers pay for ihem.
Cook stoves, whose foreign price is$i5..aresold in Amer
ica for $20.
Oil heaters :old in this country for ,$3,98 apiece are sold
abroad for $2. 20
The common alarm clock, sold to the American lor $1.05
is exported and sold to the foreigner for 90 cents.
A baby carriage for which the American mother must
pay $12.67 can be bought by the non-American mother fur
The Yankee blacksmith must pay $4.10 for a hundred
weight of horseshoes. The Canada blacksmith can buy the
same kind of horseshoes for $3.20.
Lead pencils, which in the United States cost $5 a gross
are sold outside for $3.25 a gross.
The Tucson Citizen's Boost and Build edition is a jour
nalistic revelation of Arizona opportunities and a convincing
compendium of prosperity facts the new state. Such an edi
tion,cannot help but be of mvalmble benefit to .Arizona in
directing attention to her matchless resources, while eyery
Arizonan who views the pic orial presentations of industrial
enterprises and peruses the well written articles of her progre-s
and development can well contemplate same with pardonable
pride. The citizen is to be congratulated upon its enterprist
and public spirit. More power to you is the greeting of The
Prospector.
In a recent speech Gov. Wilson made this pertinent
remark about politics: "I will tell you frankly, the
people of the United States are sick of politics, tired of poli
tics; they know down to the bottom of thir natures that
they are tired of everything except that which makes the
public service look like public duty and the literal transla
tion look lite the translation of the public need into the
public acts. In short, tbe people want programs and per
formances instead of spellbinders and slangwhangeis."
Have you paid your dollar to the Wilson campaign fund
yet? If not, it is not yet too iate to send it in to one of the
authorized parties to receive it
Under a Dew law passed hy the fir'
Arizona legislature, Tuctoo will have
to hire superintendent ol streets,
with an office ia tbe city ball, wbere
all business may be conducted in this
department.
Judge R E Biota appointed ihree
new United State commissioners.
They are Henry Heorioh ol Bowie,
Sini'iel Day ol St Michaels, and U Q
Wilder o Yuma.
At Bist-ee, iht-D Mexican! who were
armed with long koi?ei, were arrested
by membera ol tbe cavalry pa rol
aouth ol Warren They were regard
ed as suspicious cbaractera and it waa
eupeoud that they might be tbe
Mexicans whu assaulted tbe obiel ot
police ol Phoenix and other officers
daring fight on Mexican Independ
ence day.
Ueneral Augiistin banjinex, com
mander ol tbelederal troop olSonora
auatained a fractured rib and several
minor bruiaea by a tall from his borae
at Agua Prieta. General Sanjinez
waa attemptin: to mount tbe animal
when it gate a sharp turn, throwing
him to tbe ground.
At Tucion. a match ia the bands ol
a baby carte near causing the destruc
tion by fire ot the home ol E B Casey.
a Southern Pacific roLduotor. A cur
tain caught fire and the flame spread
to a bed. Thence it went to tbe
kitchen, causing considerable dam
age. Declaring that tbe cattle ranges in
soutbern Arizona and northern Son
ora werj better now than be bad seen
them in filteen years, E A Tovrea re
turned to Douglas Monday, alter an
absence ol more than a week.
Inspector Colvin ol the local immi
gration offices, captured a Chinaman
named Shin near Arivaca Junction
Monday night and armed in Tucson
with bim early Tuesday morning
Shin was deported along laat April
some time to Mazatlan and bas been
walking rapidly to get back into tbe
United States. He admits the illegal
ity cf bis entrance. He will be de
ported again to Mexico.
Alex Willeta arrived in Prescott
from tbe Rich Hill country with over
$80 worth of gold nuggets, which be
will later take home to Pittsburg.
Kas. The gold was purchased from
an old Mexican, wbo with tbe assis
tance of hia wife and children worked
lor over three we-ka on that lamed
mountain to secure the treasure.
Charles L Jones ol School Hill, was
elected member of the Bisbee city
council Irom the second ward, suc
ceeding John T Quick, wbo was elec
ted city sealer ol weights aod meas
ures. W T Fitzgerald, recently traniferred
t Douglas Irom Xaco, baa been
sworn in as deputy collector ol cus
1 ms lor the port ol Douglas.
Treating the tailing dump ol tbe
Climax Mining company on tbe Hae
ayampe u now under headway by
tbe Claridge & Fisher company ol "St
Lorn, this firm making a specialty of
bis character ol redactions.
Roller skating, which bas proven
ne ol tbe most popular amusements
f tbe nation since its revival four
years ago, will probably be on in full
Mast in Douglas wit bio a short time.
After suspension of several .weeks,
tbe rempe- Verde Oil company, whose
holdings are sitaet'd on tbe Turner
ranch in Middle Vsrde, resumed drll
iogajew days ago, under tbe diree
ion of Mr Davis, a practical operator
01 BakersBeld, Csl.
Tbe Sahuarifa or Hart ranch, con
mating ol 4100 acres, eighteen miles
outh oi' Tncson, bas been sold to L
Lindsay , L C Judd and otber Los An
geles capataliata. by I B Abdill and
George M Holmes. These two men
bootht tbe property a year ago. spent
f30,00u in improvements aod have
doubled their money.
Mrs A J Head left Prescott last
Wednesday for Paris. France, there to
visit her daughter, Mias Viyt, WDO
'oreeveral years bas been acquiring a
musical education with view to be
coming prima donna. Mias Head
will make her debut next spring, and
'tis the intention ol Mrs Head to
remain in Europe until that time.
At Tucaon, football men at tbe
University of Arizona are pr r;.ing
in the rain these days. They are out
rain or shine and will be from now
until tbe end of tb season when the
university playe l.e university cf New
Mexico at Tucson, Turkey day.
A birth a day, approximately, bas
been the birth rate for the city of Bis
bee for tbe last two months, according
to Dr C 11 Hunt, city health officer.
C A Donnelly, who was app-intfd
ousinese manager of the university of
Arizona by tbe board of regents ol
that institution a short time "to, bas
resigned and accepted a rosition in
D nver with the state cf Colorado.
Mr Donnelly went Tuesday to take up
his new dutie '
IHrfiog made speeches lor Wilton
aod Marshall in Indiana, Ohio, and
Kentucky, United States Senator
..in'. .
aiarx soma returnea to Arizona, ar
riving in Tucson late Saturday, and
is now about to start on a stumping
tour la northern Arizona. He will be
gone two weeks.
At Tucson, an inquest on the death
ol Carlo V Carrillo. nine-year-old son
ol Mr an 1 Mrs Edward Carrill ol
51i Russell avenue, who was electro
cuted Wednesday evening by en elec
trie light wire, was held Friday after
noon. It !j said that tbe Tucson Gas.
Electrio Light and Power company
was notified Tuesday nigbt that the
wire was down.
The interior department of the
United States government, notified
Governor Hunt that application for
Ibe use of the buildings upon tbe
Fort Grant military stating, had been
granted, and that the state of Arizona
was at liberty to mote the indusirial
school from Benson there, at anv
time it saw fit. This telegram is tbe
result of the recent eeeding ol 2000
acres ol tbe old lort r eervation to tbe
state lor tbe purpose o' an industrial
school, which was done by act o con
gress shortly prior to tbe'adjouroment
01 mat Doay some lew weeks since
Oliver Ungles, a ten-year-old boy
whose borne is at the Three-mile
House on the Lynx Creek road, while
riding tandem upon a motorcycle, was
thrown violently to tbe ground, at
Prescott on Monday last He was
quite seriously injured and was taken
to Mercy b epital.
Tbe next session ol tbe interna
tiooal irrgaiion congress will be held
in Phoenix.
Senator Henry F Ashurst, "the
silver-tongued orator of Arizona,"
will be heard up-n tbe issues ol tbe
campaign on Oct. 5, at Pasadena; Oct.
7, at San Diego; Oct. 8.atLong Beach
Oct, 9, at Santa Barbara.
By exhibiting a splendid watercolor
sketch ol the Sao Francisco peaks ,
near Fleg-tafT, which are by many
considered to bi one of tue scenic at
tractions of Arizona, Miss Elizabeth
Seargeant ol Flagstaff waa choaen by
a committee of artists of one of sixty
to take a special course in ad vane d
art under tbe auspices of tbe Califor
nia state normal. By her many
friends, Miss Seargeant'a sketch o the
San Francisco peak ia considered to
be ber best work, aod at tbeir sug
gestion exhibited tbe work.
By a small but unanimous vote, tbe
voters ol tho San Simon school dis
tnct, on Saturday, authorized the
trustees to purchsau lor $100 block 29
ol the San Simon townaite, and erec
thereon the proposed school building
Bids 'or tbe construction ol the new
boildiog are now being advertised lor
Tbe Soutbern Pacific announces
that during the state fair round trip
tickets from all points in Arizona sod
New Mexico to Phoenix will be sn'd
for one fair. Tickets will bo placed
00 sale October 25, 26 aod 27, and
will be good lor return until Novem
ber 4.
fARMER IETS LESS, IOTW,
He Has to Pay Mara far What M
Doesn't Raise.
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THE
PEOPLE'S TURN NOW!
J K. Murphr In Journal, Portland.
Ore.
September a
Banner Month
The month of September bids fair
to be the banner month in tbe hiitory
nlthe state, or territory of Arizona in
the receipts that will come in aa part
of the revenue of tho state from cor
poration.
The most conservative estimates
thatgwere made hereto'ore set the
verage income of the corporation
commission from this source alone at
about $10 000 per menth Lut already
this mark has besn passed hy the
August receipts. T!-e September re
ceipts "ill, uowever, go above tlis
$15,000 mark. Saturday was the ban
ner day, more than $!5')0 being re
ceived in checks and money.
More Cliff Dwellings
Discovered in Arizona
Rebels Are Not
Afraid of Fight
Oliter Coles, a senior at tbe Uni
versity of Arizona, has been atudying
mininp ai.d revnlut'tmary principles
it the El Tigre mine this summer
He returned to7the Uoiversity Tues-
j day rnorniog, being unable to land at
Tucaon any sooner. Hie stuff was
delayed by tbe rebele, and be bad to
wait for it in the south.
In referring to the fight t 1 1 Tigre
Cnlea said to a S ar reporter: "The
people up lure seem to think that the
retels can't fight and hat they aren't
Ir-ve 1 v.at through the fight at El
rig re, but took no very act:vn part in
it. One of the rebels sneaked in'n
town and was -hot 00 more than 100
yards from nnere I nae standing. He
nad slipped clear through the lines.
He took a gun away frcm a police
man and another one shot bim. The
rebola climbed right up a bill wher
there were about S volunteer federal
tationed and took it. The figh'
aatea a day and a half "
Profe.eor Uyrn Cummings, who
left Salt Lakn a number ol weeks ago
to make an exploration of the clitf
dwelling district in Northern Arizona
has returned with intereating data
concerning new discoveries he made
whi'e away. Tbe chief feature ol hi-
J success on the trip was tbe discovery
joiaanemng oi seventy-uve rooms.
never lelore entered bj white men
Speaking ol tbe trip Profeesor Cum
mings aaid:
"There were seventy-five rooms in
'lie dwelling We cleared as many
of lli-m out as we could, but in some
of them tbe rock roofs had fallen in
and the stones nere so large that p
could not remove them.
'In the rooms vie fourd various
kinds of pottery and otber relics
nhich we brought to add to our col
lection. Among the specimens we
found one Urge p.tttryjir contain
ing over a bushel of shelled corn.
Scmo' our work this summer was
exceedingly bard, and we nere put to
treat inconvenience, but tbe interest
ing things ve saw and discovered
more than repaid us for our efforts."
Desert News.
The U. 8. Department ot A(ricuHfS)
has Just announced that notwlthataaV
log the iaeraasad coat of Hi lag aino&t;
the people as a whole there waa a
greater decline Is the prices paid to
farmers from Aug. 1 to Sept. 1 this
year than thsre was last year.
The average tarn prices ot the Im
portant crops (oorn. wheat, oats, bar
ley, rye, flaxseed, potatoes, tobacco,
cotton and hay, which repreaent
about three-fourths of the value ot all
the country's crops) declined 7 per
cent, during the month, nolle in that
time laat year they declined In price
only I i per cent, and during the last
four years the decline In price aver
aged 1.8 per cent. The average of
farm prlcos on Sept. 1 was 2 8 per
ent. lower than en that date last
year.
Prlcea paid to farmers on Sept I
this year, with comparison of prlcea
paid on the same date laat year, fol
low: Articlea. 1111. 111.
Corn I0.778 $0 85
Wheat 8" -88
Oata J50 .0
Barley 638 .7T9
Ry .708 .76
Buckwheat -768 .740
Flaiaeed 1.68 103
Potatoes 850 1.137
Hay 12.110 11810
Cotton 113 -I"
Butter 2 -'l
Chickens 113 -HI
Exes 191 .171
But the prices on tariff nurtured
articles ot manufacture which the
farmer has to buy continue to soar.
TRUTH ABOUT THE TRUST
sneroiiowicg reoneo &y a popart r
Cochise county juror, wbo is patriotic
ally serving ins country on trie pres
ent jury panel in Tombstone, gives
snme'inside hitory"of jury aervlce
and coming from one who has been in
tbe harness it commended to our reaJ
ers: BeiY On the Jury
By Chas. Allen-.
Bein' on tbe trial jury is just a great
big snap. Its loafio' aP the time, not
doin' a single rap. It's meanderin'
up and down the street in a listless
sort o way, goin to the court house
now and then to bear what the judge
has to say. Its trsvello' to the res
taurant three times each day to est
that tame old everlaalia' potatoes,
corn and meat. But when your name
witbin that fearful twelve gets mixed,
life takes on a different hue and you
think "By ,;um I'm fixed." And
while a muddled brain is dimly won
dering why you're there, you are
gently banded over to the tbe tender
bailifT'e care. You are" huddled up
and herded like a flock ol wool!;, sheep;
poo may have thoughts clamoring
for expression but they're in the hail-
W A N T E D. Tbe Cosmopolitan "fa keep. For weary, tedious hour
Grrop requires the service of a repre-jyu sit within that tcrturt box with
sentative in Tombstone and surround. I nothin' more ioterrstio' than the
story oi a goat and wiley ox Von
set here liWethe imagn nlan Indian
wden man in vain you try to weigh
each weighty word Irom the slick
tongue of that lawyer clan. And
when the esse is almost thru and the
final outcome rests with you. tLere
Stesla across your mrntal vision a
heavy shadn., oppressive beatiu'doan.
and well vou realize that bin' on
tbe jury is not tbe best job in the
Rojas' Rebels
-.Rob Citizens
Antonio Rijas, at the head oi 150
rebels, made his appearance at Baca
nuchi, 35 miles south o Cananea, nn
Mooday A number of Ilanamacbi
citizens who baa le I their bnmea dur
ingtlie trouble on the Rio Snnora
and flrd for eafetj to the border, were
returning to thc:r town when Rojas
overtooic them, re ieved tbem of al
they had aod sect tbem on their way
back to Cananea.
Expected
tlon'
Economies from Cemblna
' Do Not Materialize.
PROPOSAL NOTICE.
Notice of Sealed Bids for Steel Truss
Bridge.
mg territory, to look alter subscrip
tion renewals, and to extend circula
tion by special methods which have
proyd unusually successful. Salary
aod commission. Previooa experience
desirable but net essential. Whole
time or spare time. Address, with
references. Cbsrles C. Schwer, Tho
Cosmopolitan Group, 381 Fourth Ave .
New York City.
Sorthom Seed for sale at
Heaves' Fs4 Store.
EH
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town.
Tombstone, Am., Oct 8, 1912.
Office of the Board of Supervisors of
Co-hise County, Arizona.
Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Superv:sors will receive Sealed
Bids for a Steel True Bridge across
the San Pedro River, at Hereford. Co
chise county, Ariz ins. bridge to be
80 feet long, 16 feet ide in the clear,
supported on steel co'umns 10 fet
Ion, filled with cement. Bidders to
furnish pi ins and specifications.
B'ldge to support a fitleen-tun rnll.r
Bidders to specify reduc ion per foot
should award lie made on columns less
than -JOleet ling.
All bids must lie accompanied by a
certified check in the snm ot
10 per cent nl amount ol bid. cnndi.
tinned that the b-dder will enter into
contract on such rood and andersuh
conditions as the Board ol Supervisors
may fix fnr tbe faithful performance
o' ina t.ia.
The Board of Supervisors reserves
tbf right tn reject any or all I ids.
Bid will b reciv d tip tn 9 a m.
Oetmer ihe 17th, 1912, to be then im-
nied'ately opened.
Address all bids to R. S. Maclay,
Clerk of the Hoard of Supervisor
Tombstone, Arizona, and mark plainly
on the nutsid of the envelope, "Bid
or Hereford B idg."
AO-'JU8r HICKEY.
Chalro an.
Attest: R. 8. MACLAY. J
Clerk.
(Louis D. Brandels In Collier's )
Leaders of the new (Third Term)
party argue that Industrial monopo
lies should be legalized, lest we loa
the efficiency of large-scale production
and distribution. No argument could
be more mlaleadlng.
It may be safely asserted that la
America there la no line of buslneis
In which all or most concerns or
plants must be concentrated In order
to attain the size of greatest effi
ciency. For while a business may ba
too small to be efficient, efficiency dots
cot crow Indefinitely with Increasing
size. What tha most efficient size Is
can be learned definitely only by ex
perience. The unit of greatest eB
cleney Is reached when the dlsadvaa
tagsa of size counterbalance the ad
vantages. The unit of greatest effi
ciency Is exceeded when the disad
vantages of size outweigh the advan
tages. The history of American trusta
makes this clear. That history shows:
First No conspicuous American
trust owes Its existence to the desire
for Increased efficiency. "Expected
economies from combination" Sgure
largely In promoters' prospectuses:
but they have never been a compell
ing motive In the formation of any
t--j On the contrary, the purpose of
combining nas errun Deca u or.
eiency or even to preserve ineffi
ciency, thus frustrating the natural
law of the survival or the Attest
Second No conspicuously profita
ble trust owes its profits largely to
superior efficiency. Some trusta have
been very efficient, as have some in
dependent concerns; but conspicuous
proflta hare been secured mainly
through control of the market
through the power of monopoly to fix
prices through this exercise bf tha
taxing power.
Third No conspicuous trust has
been efficient enough to maintain long
as against the Independents Its pro
portion of the business of the country
without continuing to buy up, front
time to time, its successful competitors.
There Is plenty of peace about the
Taft candidacy, but nobody claims "It
paaaeth understanding."
Woodrow Wilson says to tfca long
suffering farmer who buys In a trust-
controlled, nlgnly protected market
and sells his wares In a free markett
"Walk Into your own house and 'v
possession.
How many of those who are strug
gling wiw me -High Cost of Living"
believe there Is to be any relief If the
Republican party, which brought It
about, remains la powerf
The Bull Uoose ran things with a
big stick at Washington for seven and
,a halt years and didn't by act or woid
smlta the bosses he now rails against
or promote the causes he cow "era
bodies." Being "a practical me," haj
asks a third, ate-, term.
By applying the common sense net
to Rooseveltlan romance Governor
Wilson manages to keep the country
both amused and thoughtful.
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What's a If eosettet
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A Third Terns
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Gov. Wilson said to the newspaper
men, at the New Tork Press Club
banquet: "Suppose yoa had a House
of Representatives mixed like the pres
ent Senate. I think we could all go
fishing for the next two years." Bat
he's at the halm and there wont ke
'a ffclitag. Pssssrrsts thst ajt, (
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