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"VILLIAM HATTICH. Editor and Proprietor
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The new governor of Kansas promises to give the women
a "fair number" o! the offices at his disposal, He must be
looking forward to running for a second term.
A woman doctor declares that women wore corsets and
hobble skirts five thousand years ago. Now we can account
lor the picturesof women engraved in the walls of the ancient
A California man who attempted to add a clause, "and
never nag," to "love, honor and obey" in the marriage cere
mony, was left waiting at the church, figuratively speaking.
The bride-to be naturally resented the implied 6lur on her
Arizona is the treasure state of the nation. There is mon
mineral wealth untouched in this state than is dreamed "'of
The timber reserves are immense. The climate js-hequalled
anywhere. This means that Arizona is due to have a boom in
the near fnture.
The government now has pending a suit against the
Southern Pacific directly involving $250;ooo,aoo3and indirect
ly involding title to oil lands supposed to be worth a round
billion of dollars. These figures are Dig'enough to made pop
ulists of us all, declares the Democrat.
One of the first teings the legislators will do in the special
sessial session is to amend the registration law so that women
can register and vote before the spring of 1914. Giving the
women the right to register this spring will mean thai thew will
have the right to vote upon any of the initiative or referendum
propositions that may come up this year.
A New York alderman has figured that it cost "the city
$260 an hour to conduct a ten day's graft investigation From
the reports sent out concerning the investigation, it was worth
An example of the rapid progress of the Chinese repub'ic
is to be seen in a marked way in the growth along public
educational lines, Ten years ago China had two government
schools, and poor ones, at that. In 1912 that country ha J
more than 50,000 schools, more than 70,000 teachers andj a
property value of over 10,000,000
The Review says that when all the industrial statistics for
191 2 are rounded up it will.be found that Arizona will show
percentages of progress and profit that will perhaps equal any
other state in the union. In railroad building it has already
been shown to be fifth in the list of all states. And Arizona
did not end its prosperity with the accomplishment of the
year 19 12. The coming year should show better.
A 23-story hotel has been
'otoCer $,4,000,000. The rates
Arizona's mineral product for 1912 has betn stated at
more than $65,000,000. -
Terrible storms on-the Pacific coast Hi-rh and de
structive winds in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Zero
weather in the East with storms so terribble that people are
blown from trains and ships are wrecked all along the coast
Stock freezing in the north and railroad traffic blocked. As
the Star observes, in Arizona we are having fine weather. A
few cranks are complaining because the sun isn't hot enough
to fry eggs, but the weather is ideal. Where in the country
can such delightful weather be found?
ON ARIZONA MINES
Mine Inspector Report on 79 Operat
ing Mines With Over 12,000.
Tbe 6fst annual report of State
ktims Inspector G H Bolin it now io
tbe bandt of Governor Hnnt. It
gives aome very interesting data and
bows that tbe inspector and bit three
deputies did a vast amount of work.
That period between May 20 and
Kovember30 la covered by tbe report.
There were ieventy-nine operating
mineTiTsrioj-012-000 -Den in "--"
log. during tbaiptrtod. The fatalities
numbered" went-noii E'eren of
tbe men killed were Bey 'Consolidated
employee, and nine were employed in
Tbe inspector tiattt that all tbe
mine were inspected In accordance
with law aod s cosameodable spirit cf
co-operation waa exhibited by tbe
airing compeniea. All battened to
oomply aitErtbe law, many at great
expense. The ventilation in aome of
tbe mine waa found to be poor and
is many cases bumidity rendered it
almost impossible for tbe minert to
do tt fall shift. These conditions have
already been remedied m far as pos
sible and are bttJMtsg eliminated.
Following it the lie ol miners
opined on Jbroadway at a
that s another story.
killed in Cochise county
May 26 Gus Swanson. fell down
abaft; Calumet A Arixona mine
Jane 17 Edward Joboson, soffo-
eated by a cave-in; Copper Queen
July 16 Jobn Koach. ttruck by
fall of rock; Superior & Boston mine.
July 19 John Wacek, struck by
fall of rock, Calumet & Arizona
August 10 Albert Torres, came in
contact with live wire and fell oo edge
of car, receiving a blow over tbe
heart; Arizona Copper mine.
Augutt 30 Ramon Bamot, fall of
'roek; Calumet &. Arizona mine.
Aogust 17 Ed Johnson, (all of
rock; Calumet & Arizona mine.
' September 12 Antonio Valdez,
struck on bead by fa'l of rock; Ari
zona Copper mine.
November 23 Jobn Carreoo, fell
down abaft; Arizona Copper mine.
December 3 8 Jacques, crushed by
cage aod then fell down sbalt; Copper
Queen mine tprt
Ctuattriairs I'wgH Heme'.
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News of the State
in Condensed Form
Jamei II Clesry, of the -editorial
tatT ol tbe Chicago Tribune, arrived
in Phoenix Saturday morning 'and
left Wednesday for ibe ooMt. This
ii Mr Clear;' first visit west Ha it
secretary oftba United Statea Land
Shows, wblch is conducted under tbe
management of tbe officers of tbe
Tbe customs officers at Naco made
eatcb Thursday oigbt, wben tbey
nabbed a noted negro and (two negro
women at they were returning from
arrras tbe border where they bad
evidently been smoking opium in
one of tbe Chinese joints, Tbe offi
cers found in tbe party a small quan.
tity of hop, but not sufficient to war
rant an arrest. Tbey got off witb a
Butler, convict of .tbe GlobeRay
road cmp. was recently placed in Ibe
0 unty j.iil at Olobe tor forgery He
w,nt into Globe, got iotoxicated and
deairing additional funds, forged a
check for $20 on tbe National bank of
Globe, and signed tbe name of the
mn who bat charge of tbe camp.
He will be taken to the penitentiary
Chief ol Pol'co Moore, of Phcenix
has too many bicycles. Down In tbe
basement of the eity ball building, in
a room claimed by tbe street superin
tendent, is a mass of Mcyclea and
parts of bicycles. These are tbe fruit
of tbe labors of tbe watchful pooa
men for a nombet-of years, rjon-e of
tbera are worth something aod many
of tbem would not make good junk.
The cbief took tbe matter before tbe
The Adams Hotel in PLoenix wae
the scene of a rather unique enter
tainment Tuesday evening wbtn tbe
poor of Pboenix receifert gifts from a
Christmas tree in the' lobby of the
butel. The tree stated out at a joke
but it wat trsnsrerued into a real
Christmas tree (or tbe poor of tbe
tate capitahjfod from tbe braochct
oi wnicn were takes everything from
all sorts pt'tbiogt to eat, enough to
provide tor about 250 families, to bas-
xeilu,i of toye.
aptain J L B Alexander and Mrs
Grace Forbes, of Phoenix, were mar
ried Ust week. Mrs Forbes if a well
known club woman of Pboenix and
Captain Alexander is one of tbe best
known politicians in tbe s'ate. He
it state chairman for tbe Progressive
pirty m Arizona, and a grand trustee
of the F.Iks (or the state.
Juitiee High of Bisbee, proved tbat
it is an expensive luxury to b e found
in Bisbee wearing a gun. One pris
oner whose sartorial tquipment in
cluded a revolver, waa fined $60 as
well as having the gun confiscated.
Yavapai statistics for tbe year in
reaching a total of 110. But three
couples to whom license bsd been
granted, failed to "toe tbe mark."
Of the $331,180.91 in the Yavapai
ounty treasury January 1, 9128
495.21 will be forwarded to tbe state
treasurer at Pboenix This. is Yava
pai's proportion of tbe state tax levy
of ninety cents on each $100 valua
tion. At Douglas, 'a bold attempt was
made by unknown persona to steal O
O Hammil'a auto from the garage at
hi heme Monday stjbt.
Arizona'a representative ia Wash -ington
are making efforts to have one
of the national farming experts sent
to tbe Salt River valley in order tbat
be may aid tbe farmers of that lec
tion in tbe development of tbe agri
cultural problems which confront
Troop "B" Ninth cavalry stationed
at Warren bat recently been aug
mented by a number of new recruit.
Atpreaent the veterans are enjoying
daily gaiety at tbe expense of tbe
awkward squad wbieb if being Initia
ted into tbe intricacies of tbe war
"Red Aarons, 'tba little Pboenix
newsboy, who is supporting a (amily
of five on wbat be can make from
papers sold on tbe street, it to be fur
nished witb a stand of bit own. Re
cently ibe Democrat, of Pboenix, told
the story of little Bed" io it col
umns and a number ol tbe basinets
men got together to tee that be waa
properly equipped for felling tbe pap
ers oo tbe street.
It If reported that tbe Eelig Motion
P.eture company bat ordered its Can
on City, Colo., company to entrain
for Prescott, and henceforth the effete
easterner will haye Indians right off
the trail with tbe true Yavapai flivor
A broncho busting contest was held
at Globe oo New Year's day for the
purpose of deciding tha championship
of Gil county There were four en
tries, each man riding two horses.
Tbe big dredge of tbe old Speck
company, located at Lynx creek, will
be moved at once and operations by
tbe Ltnx Creek Mining and Explor
ation company will be inaugurated
The new company has a Urge force ol
mechanic on the ground who are
putting in foundations .'or the placer
Reports from Parker state that th
national government now baa an
agent on tbe ground and is allotting
L ten acres of land to eacb Indian on
tbe Parker reserve.
As a result of an explosion of a
burnt charge in a converter pit be
was moving upon an electric crane, ol
which be waa in cbaige, Harry Frid
ley's clothing was sent on fire and tits
bead and shoulders baily burned in
tbr smelter of tbe Greene-Cananea
company in Cananea.
The Indians of Gila valley have at
last become satisfied with govern
ment pumped water for their lands
Tbe Silver Cbordne of the oldest
silver properties in the state, is atout
to resume operations. It ia located
near lurkey Station, Yavapai coun
ty. New Mexico is agitating the qurr
tion of placing the next fair of tbat
state io tbe bands of a committion.
To that end data will be secured from
Arizona on now thia state operates its
In the course of a 2000 mile trip
tbey are taking fur tbe purpnee of
testing tbe new Chevrolet six-cylinder
automobile, R C Duraot and Gor
don Prentiss, of Detroit, arrived in
Pnoeoix New Year's eve. Tney le't
Detroit December 4 and when tbe
car arrived In Phoenix Detroit air was
id the fnnt tires, tfce rear tires hav
ing been changed several times. Tney
left immediately for Los Angeles.
The Arizona aanitorium Incntff) st
Saffurd will open its doors lanuary
Alexander Steinneger, one of tbe
largest property owners and oldest
pioneera In tbe Salt river valley, died
in Pboenix New Year'e eve, just as
tbe bells were ring'ng in the New
Year. He has lived in the vicinity
ol Phoenix for over forty years.
PJ Miller baa resigned rs cbair
man oi me Arizona lax commission-
and C M Zander will preside over tbat
body for tbe next two years.
Tbe United States Reclernation Ser
vice bai purchased from tbe Bartlett
Heard A Cattle company, the San
Francisco canal en tbe south side pf
tbe Salt River, paying therefore, $12 -840.
There, ia a good Jrat of automobile
speeding going on in Douglas and the
cbief of police atatea that be is un
able to cope with the situation until
hs baa a itiKtr force.
Taxpajert of Pboenix school dis
trict number one are contemplating
the issue of two hundred thousand
dollars worth of bonds to cover the
cost of the contemplated improre-
Tbe question of street paving in
Pboenix baa run against a tnag in tbe
(orai ol tbe town ditch which tra
verses most of the principle streets of
There it a greet amount of amuni
tion stored at Warren, although it 'is
not generally known. Attbetimeof
tbt outbreak acroaa tLe border, Amer
icana petitioned tbe United StMet
covernment lor p-otection. Tbe
munitions included 1,000 magazine
rifles, 2,000,000 rounds of ball amuni
lion, 100 Krag rifle and 120,000
Sixteen resident! ol Preteott have
received paten te to coal land in tooth
ers Navajo county, which tbey Sled
on In 1900. Each now owaa 160
acres of coal land at good at any in
En route to take hi netv po4iton
as general siiperintendent of the Sun
set lines headquarters at New Urleare,
Harry W Shendau stopped at Doug
las. His return is a .great contra-t
to his departure eix years ago, whin
he left, following a iquarrel with rn
official of tbe Southwestern. Then
he waa eoiplo-e in tbe lecal yard as
a switchman. He was entertained
there by many old friends during the
few hours soent in that city, in his
Civil service exams ill be had a
Douglas on Jannary 22 for press fe'd
er, photo-engraver (male), medical
interne, laboratory assistant in cer
amics (male); January 22-23 for en
gineer (male), junior mechanic (jnle)
junior computer (male), alley Cie-mst
Rich Far-ell, accidentally shot and
mortally wounded Jose Moreno last
Friday night on the. way to Harehaw
A man believed to be named Ryan
escaped from tbe count) jail at Biibae
Friday morning. He was arrested
Thursday night lor attempted robbery
having attempted to rob the Phila
R hel Cock-ian of Phoenix, alio
disappeared recently and was dis
covered by the police in tbe sister's
c onvect, was married to ber youtblu
sweetheart last Monday. Tbe young
people rcce.ved the consent of their
parent, the yi'Ung man being 19 and
tbe girl 17. The girl's parents had
insisted that she marry a man much
older than she.
Col J K Ureathiit visited Biebee
Satu-day and declared tbat Tucson
was making a steady growth and that
the mining inJu-try is active in
every part of P ma county. He ex
pressed himself as delighted that An
zona went democratic
A new depot will be erected io Agua
Prieta nitlun the not (; months by
the Nacozari railroad. It will be
commodius in every respect and mil
bave waiting rooms and offices.
Tne production of copper in Ari
zona was immense in the year 1912.
At the Copper Queen smelter it wa
stated Saturday that the p'ant bad an
output of jl28.S7G.O0O pounds for
The Lay ton school bouee jcis total
ly destroyed by fire last Monday
ntgbt. Tbe origin of the fire is un
known, tbo p-operty being worth
$4,100 or $5, 00 v.ith n insurance ot
J B Nenbury an pioneer of Court
land died Sunday morniLg He has
been in tbat (section of Arizona (or
a number of years.
The Indians ol tbe Gila Indian re
servation will cultivate nearly a thou
sand acres of Egyptisn cotton in tbe
neighborhood of Saca'oo next sea
son. Pistols and Guns
in Parcels Post
The Tombstone pcstofSce ytrterday
received a copy of au order made by
the postmaster general admitting guns
and pisto't to the parcels post. Th
general instructions jseo'--:-J u lCe
service went Jw effect barred these
ttiutvt from tbe mails. Pistols and
guns bave always heretofore been
barred from tbe United Statea mails.
The reason of tbeir recent inclusion
was not given in the order.
To Begin Work
in State Laboratory
Dr Charles A Meterve, state chemist
bat arrived in Tucson read r to begin
work io the state laboratory at tbe
university. It will be some months
before tbe.Iaboratory i fully equipped
but tbe universi-y will extend to Dr
Meserve the courtesies of the college
and experiment station laboratories
and be will begin hi work a soon as
Dr Meserve is slated to give lec
tures oo pure foods in Ibe state in
co-operation with tbe physician ot
tie Arizona Medical association, op
erating under tbe extension tys'em
of tbe university.
Send your wild animal skint to A
U Hilton Mer. Co. San Antonio N
M. They have outlet to mtnutctur
ert in Europe and always net ydu
highest price Send (or rmphlet
Learn how to takecare o your catch
Sorghum Seed for ta'e at
Keevet Feed Store.
A List of Ten
Here are ten liea that are o'ten
Ye, we're out, but we've just orp
dered a lot of it.
I didn't care any thing for the mon
ey , it was tbe principle of the thing.
I'd joat like to bave been in his
place, I'd have showed them.
If I had that woman for a little
while I'd teach her a few things.
If I'd catch a kid of mine at any
thing like that. I'd blieter him.
If I bad jint a little money I know
where I could go out and make a pile.
I never would care to Le rich, just
My wilescd I have ntYer exchanged
a cross word.
If you don't think it is a good thing
for you, I don't want you to do it.
I've never seen such weather he
fore. Sulphur Spring
J K Boyd, A C "Bean aod J G Ken
nedy were in Cfmrtland Monday from
Light, a here Mr Boyd reports that he
is still threshing beans, his list clean
up being 142 sacks beeide having
shipped 12,000 pounds to Dooglas,
for which be received an arerage price
of $4 t7 per hundred pounds. Hia
kaffir corn will yield a total cf 2000
At Ghfson Tuesday night, a couple
of Mexicans, as the result ol a quar
rel ran through one of tbe saloons, one
roan shooting at the other, and in
flicting a slight flesh wcucd in tbe
arm, from which tbe doc or later ex
tracted a bollet. No arrests ere
made as the injured man could not
be induced to name his a.nailant.
Rev Ls Yoder and family of Glen-
dale, Cal., representing the Church of
tbe Brethren, recently arrived in the
valley, where he has been located at
the Mountain lew Mission, at the
direction of the Mission Board of
Southern California and Arizona.
Mr and Mrs Wm Holmas ente tain
cd a few friends, on New Year's eve at
their rooms at tbe Western Hotel,
where they watched the passing out of
the old year and the arrival of 1913.
George M Henry of Loa Angelee
arrived quite recently at Pearce. from
Los Aogeles, to 'ake charge of tbe
Old Dragoon property, that is now
held by Gracy and H-ycs of Los An
geles. This mine was a regular
shipper of copper ores several year
back and will again become a producer
under the management ol Mr Henry.
Charlie Garlinghouse, a carpenter
who has been a resident of Courtland
and Gleeson for tbe last four or five
years, dropped dead on the street, in
Gleeson Monday- night Arizontn.
The property interests of the In
dians of the United States constitute
one of the greatest estates e'ver held
in trust by any organization , govern
mental or (rivate, the Comraiss'oner
Including the land, forcats, water
powers, mineral and funds held in
tribal or individnal owntrebip. the
prinsipvl held by the government for
tbe Indiaos, amounts to $750,000,000;
and tbe interest and aonual rentals
produce a tots', of $12,000,000.
Indian art and their industries
which produce it shcnld be carefully
preserved in the opinion of the Com
missioner, the making of Navajo
blanketa, of the high grades of bead -work
and basketry and of pottery
should be fostered and preserved.
Among tbe Pi mas and Apacbet in
Arizona, and some of tbe tribes in
California, as well a elsewhere, there
are expert basket weavers who should
be encouraged, he says, while tbe
$700,000 worth of blankets made an
nually by tbe Navajo, constitutes
tbeir most important meant of sup
port. He point! to a woman batkst
weaver who made a basket which tbe
merchant now owning it, valuet it at
$1,500, while she lias sold other mas
terpieces for from $150 to $250.
FOUND A handsome gold Elk'.
charm. Owner can bave same by
calling at Pony saloon, proving prop.
erty,aod pay fortbit notice.
Manual Training in
The following interesting descrip
tion of the Manual 'training depart
ment o! tbe Tombstone schools is
written by Norman A bell, one of tbe
member ol the department:
(By Nor mas Adlll.
The Manual Traiuing room of
Torutatone Public school is on
fir-t door, Jirectlv beneath tbe High
School room. The lumber room it
treated acruta the hall
In the workshop proper, there are
trehe benches of good solid maple.
On eacb bench there are two vices,
one tri-tquare, a carpenter's rule, one
marker, a chisel, a bench brush, one
cross-cut saw, a hammer, an ordinary
plane and a block plane. On some of
tbe benches are rip and mortise eawt,
also boards on which to do tbe mcr
tls'ng. Tbe tiaie for work is between three
and four o'clock every afternoon of
tbe school we-k. The workers are tbe
boys in the 5th, C'.b. 7'h and 8th
e.rade and also the High Schoolboys.
There te one High School girl who
takes Manual Training and she is
doing very well. The workmauebip.
io tbe music rack she completed
would compare favorably witn that ot
Ihe programme of work is as fol
lows: Monday, 5th aid 6th gradps.
'edneday and Friday, 7th and 8th
Tuesday and Thursday, High School
Besides the bench tools above men
tioned there many othnr ton'j needed.1
n a shelf at tbe side of Yu." room
On this shall are braces and bits of al
sizes, a counter-sinker, gouges of vari
ous sizes, large aid small chisels,
roind, three cornered and circular
files, and a large square. In tbe cor
ner, under the ebtlf, there is a large
aUc'x ot sandpaper.
When the room iaoccupied it is a
scene of busy activity Each worker
has his own particular work to do and
concentrates his mind Tbe occu
pants are so interested in tbeir own
work that it seems one scarcely sees
the person next to him. A visitor,
standing in the doorway, would see a
spacious room, shavings on the floor
a stove at tbe farther end, behind it a
"scrap pile," a tool shelf against tbe
wall at the left of the door, a glue
bench at the right, and io tbe center
a couple of saw horses patiently hold
ing up some lumber, twelve benches,
each with an owner, and tbe instruct
or at a bench giving someone advice
or helpin him out ot a difficulty.
The kinds of wood used are redwood
and pine. There are many kiude ol
varnishe?, stains, etc. The following
are some of the rubs:
When through with your plsne
turn it on its side.
None but necessary talking.
If you need some tool which it not
in use, take it, bjt do not forget to
Report to the instructor anything
you find damaged on your bench, or
anything you break. -rnn-.wj.
'nrusn rn your tench and cloae
your vices belore leaving.
Many both u-eful and ornamental
things bave ten made, such as center-tables,
library tables, cupboards,
book-cases, music-racks, tabourettt
and necktie-racks, etc The hour in
tbe Manual Training room is always
looked lorward to by the pupils, at a
change from study to pleasure.
To Repeat important
Events of History
Two days of festival, which will re-
peat tbe important event of history,
aod which will tell in pageant and
color theMory of the dawn of Ameri
ca, a: Phoenix on Febrcary 14tb and
Tbe building of the Casa Grande,
tbes'ory of the cliff dwellers, tbe
work of tbe early irrigationists, tbe
advent of tbe mission builders who
created at Tucson in tbe San Xavier
mission the finest example tf mission
architecture in the world. Tbe joor-
neyings otCortez in search of tbe
"Seven Cities of Cibola."
Tbe era of Montezuma, the tale ol
bit well and hit castle; Ihe pioneer,
days, and the moat recent atmos
phere of progress and prosperity will
be evidenced in tne pltn for tbe
pageant. Statehocd for Arizona bat
opened the wav for the arranging ol
this big event. The co-operation of
all parti ot Arizona it beint; enlist .