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VGl .-IV. NO. 18.
TOMBSTONE, COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, NOVEMBER 25, 1882.
FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR
Tin: OTHEK SIDE.
Another lUpcrt'x Opinion orthoUliiS
Nton Co u n try.
There seems to bo a great divcisity of
opinion among experts lu icgard to the
Kingston mul Lake Valley country, in
New Mexico. The Epitaph recently
published the letter ot Cuptaln John JIo
Till: PEAIJODY 3IIXI3.
A ItcM-rlptloii of the Itussellvlllo Cop.
Ici' llotinuzn ntitt Mm Management.
This mine Is located In the noithcin
spur of tho Dragoon mountains, about
seven miles noith of Summit station ou
the Southern Pacific laihoad, and lies at
the northeastern evtremity theicof. "1 he
town of Russellvillo is four miles from
1.. II a 1 l.S 1. !.. .lntAl tlint tlin m 1 n uc
.' , . . . ' , ,,,,.( the rnllrcnd, and his grown to be it camp
would ceitalnly not 'go down," and tint) .'.,.. .,.,...:'
not moro than ono of them would ever
reach a dividend-paying basis. lie also
claimed that all tho mineral yet found
there was simply "float." In opposition
to Captain McCaiferty' views, the follow,
ing, over the signature of 13. Roduey, np.
pears iu a late number of the Albuquerque
Mr. McCailerty's assci lion that most of
tho finds arc float is to any person know.
Ing anything at all about that district, an
absurdity. The Solitaire float and the man
ner in which it occurs Is as jet without a
pir.illeliu mining. The Solitaiio strike
Is situated on the north side of a ery sleep
side hill at tho junction of two abrupt
canons in the North Percha. It is a knoll
of magnuslan limestone and tluor spar
that Is thrown up In tho center of the can
on, while on every side the surrounding
rock is quartz or porphyiy. There are two
very strange things about this Solitaire.
Tho (list is that the nature of tho float and
the place mineral is entirely different.
The second is that the place
MINER VI. 13 1NDIOEX0US,
and as far is I have liarncd, and I have
made consideiablc inquiry, has not been
found anywhere 'else in America. The
float at the Solitaire, although found from
the grassroots to the ledge, on tho side of a
very stetp side hill, is confined to a spaco
of about two acres in extent. It neither
overtops the crest of the hill, nor has it
washed into the creek at its very feet 1
punned and picked tho creek for a mile
north of the Solitaire (down streim), and
failed to find a trace of the iloat. I also
examined the south side of the hill, over
the crest from the Solltahe, on the Moore
boys' property, and not a Iraco of the same
float or place could be found. Tho lloat
at the Solitaira is found ten fut above the
cieek on the side hill, in pieces weighing
from half an ounce to two or three hun
dred pounds. Two chunks of tho latter
Blze had been found when I was thcie. It
Is a sulphide of silver and worth about ten
or eleven dollars a pound. The oro in the
ledge is of the appearance of galena, but
instead of crumbling and presenting a
cleavage face, it peels under the knife, and
I was informed by Mr. Bcntley, tho super,
intendent, that it was yery rich in silvc,
running from one to nine hundred dollars.
In Sawplt gulch there is one of tho richest
mines in tho district, tho property of
Messrs. Burke and Skipps. It is the "Sil
er Queen," and Is an immense deposit ot
gold ochic, hematite iron and black man
ganese. The latter ore is a contact vein
almost fifty feet wide, and' runs, as per
three different assays I had made , ?108 in
sliver. Tho Silver Queen, considering the
vast quantity of ore and its softness and
the easiness with which it can be mined,
is beyond all doubt the richest mine in tho
Percha. The Iron King is another vein
mine, but the vastness of tho vein would
lead ono to suppose it to be a blanket. It
is a very licit mine. Tho ore is a smith
ing ore, decidedly iron, but runs from
thirty to ninety ounces in silver. The
Iron King lias a very considerable amount
of work done ou it and shows up in fine
style as to quality.
THE MINERS DUE KM
and Mountain Chief nro two pretty good
looking prospects, adjoiniug the Iron
King. The former, though, runs the best
in silver; I had both ass tyed. The Miners'
Dream Is a zigzag fissure vein, and is of a
mixed character, alternating from galena
to ochre, iron and sulphurct. Tho next
and most valuable group of mines Is the
Baldwin and its surrounding neighbors,
the Superior, Caledonian, etc. These mines
are being worked bilsKly, and arc, as I was
told, very rich. Certainly tho appearance
of the ore would place it as running about
thirty ounces, but Mr. A. D. Town, super
intendent of the mill at Lake Valley, who
is a part owner in the bullion, told me that
it ran as high as $3,300 per ton. The ore
is a pyrites in limestone, running into var
legated talc as it approaches the contact,
for it and all its neighbors aro contact
veins, between lime and porphyry. The
whole Percha district is one mass of
quarlzite, porphyry and limestone, and
consequently talcy and contact veins pre
dominate. I was brought up in mines, and while
not setting myself up as an expert, yet I
hnvc given the subject considerable study
and 1 glva it as my opinion that the Percha
district is inexhaustible, and will prove to
be one of the richest mining districts in
Trouble at itnsscll City.
Arthur Lain; returned last night lrout a
trip to Russell City. Tho Peabody mine
and smelter, which aro the mainstay of the
camp, are bth closed down, tho men hav
ing struck for their wages. It seems there is
trouble brewing among the directors of the
company, which has resulted In tho men
not being paid for the past three" months.
Their action In striking seems to be per.
fectly justifiable, Inasmuch as tho bullion
shipments for the pail month aggregated
110 tons, valued at from $500 to $700 per
ton, and with such a valuable output it
would seem that there is little excuso for
not pa ing the men. It is the intention of
the strikers, if the money is not forthcom
ing within tho next few days, to attach tho
mine. It is to be sincerely hoped the dif
ficulty may be settUd speedily and work
be resumed on one of the richest proper,
ties in our county.
The Sidney Mill and Mining company
has been incorporated in New York. The
property ndjoini the Grand Central on the
south, and active operations will be begun
of some dimensions owing to the locution
of the smelter being placed thcie. The
Peabody is one of lhe properties owned
by the Russell Gold and Silver Mining
Co, nn Arizona corporation with a Phil
adelphia boaid of dircctois, having their
chief ofllec in Tuc.-on. There aic 100,000
Bharesof the par value of .$30; and the
only capital they had to stait with was
the deeds for these fhe piopcities out of
which the three ongiual locators got ten
per cent each of the stock. Tho formation
of the locations, is entirety lime, a
large bel' of w hich runs, anil has been
traced, fiom a mile below tho town of Rus
sell, a dislanccof 30 miles long, with an
nverago width ot two miles. Tho I -bodyislhc
most westeilyof thecompany's
propcities, and nothing further in this
direction has shown up auj thing of value.
From all account', from the incoiporatioij
of the present company to the present
dafe, the stockholder hae not been called
upon for one cent (the actual pielimiriaiy
expenses and fees excluded.) Tho devel
opments made in this mine consist of an
incline shaft (03 degrees), which is now
doftn 110 leet, a winze for a further 55
feet, making n total depth of 105 feet.
Tho shaft shows ore
FROM THE GRASS HOOTS,
and the incline is run across the ledge,
which, judging front the surface ciop
pmgs, is 7o feet wide. At the 50-foot le el
a wiu.o is run noitheily which connects
with the stopes on the 110 foot level. Two
thousand tons have been extracted from
this point. At the bottom of the 103-foot
winze a diilt has been lun 155 feet in a
southcasteily direction on theledge, which
exposes a vast amount of copper ore. One
finds purple or peacock ore, erubescite,
oxide ami sand carbonates, besides the
commoner green and blue caiboiutes. In
many places in this diift a pick stiuck iu
the walls shows it to be nearly pure metal.
One of the pecullaiitics of this mine is
tho high percentage some of the rock goes
In gold, assaying as it docs from 40 to
$8G and up to $140 per ton, making the
average of about $50. Tho average of sil
ver is not so high, perhaps nearly $20 per
ton. Iu addition to the above vvoikings a
crosscut ha3 been tun on the 105-foot level
northeast 03 feet, and southwest 45 feet,
neither of which has struck cither wall.
It may bo said that this mine possesses
a series or succession of copper urns,
which on deptlt may all come together and
make one vast body of ore ; or, should tho
theory of tho copper being deposited fiom
the sutfacc aud tilling up ciacks or caves
in tho limestone prove the case, the whole
mine may "peter out." In tho mau diift
a largo lime "horsu" has been
met with, which sets on the
main and licltcat body of oie,
and as tho bottom of the mine, so far as
can be at ptescnt seen, contains the licltc-t
kind of metal, it may be iufened that the
oro body is a permanent ono and w ill last
down. Tho sand caibonates, whiclt piovu
so valuable, show most strongly at the
lowest depth, although they can bo traced
dowii Iho incline fiom near the surface.
As the management seem to have uiged
the extiaetion of oie in prefeience to mak
ing a mine of their pioperty, there has
been but little dead woik done, and when
rich bodies of oie have been encounteicd
they ha o been 'gone for.' The lesult is that
to-day tho mine docs not look neaily as
well as it ought to; and, taken as a whole,
Lias been and is one of the mot tecklessly
managed and exttavagantly woiked mines
m this section. The employes of the com
pany, especially the foreman, Mr. Al Bat
rington, have had a heavy load of respoiisi.
unity, as, in niiumon to Ms Having suc
ceeded lu getting his men to continue woik
for the last three months without pay, lie
has had the greatest difficulty in obtaining
the necessary and requisite-lumber and
other supplies for electing the buildings
TO THIS DAY HIS ORE BIN
and engine-house aic not completed for
waut of lumber, while the usual conve'u
icnecs of su mine have been utterly ignoicd.
PiouiUcs plenty have been made, but re
main unfulfilled. Considering, tlieicfore,
the difficulties and discoutagemcats met
with, it is really surpiisiug that Mr. Bar
riugton has, during his eight mouths -t ty,
accomplished so much, and wcic it not
that his whole heart and soul seems de
voted to his work, he would lougago have
fouud other fields for his undoubted abil
ities. There is no doubt tint tho location
of the smelter is unfortunately chosen,
and were operations to lecomittcucc it
would possibly bo cither moved to tho
mine itself, or at least to a position IK
miles neater it. Tho water supply is
meager and no ell oris scent to bo made to
encourage a search for more or to develop
that they alieaely possess. Wood is cheap,
costing $4 at the smelter and $5.50 at the
mine. Owing to but a short interview
with tho superintendent, we weie unable
tooutainany satisfactory accounts of the
bullion -or oie shipped, or of tho assays
Of the mine; but it nt ty bo said with con
fidence that the average of tho o'o in eop.
per is decidedly good say 2S per tent till
through. The purple copper which is
haul to work, owing to its conttinlng so
much sulphur, is shipped east, as well as
that known to run high iu gold and
silver; and theic is at present at the mine
a quantity of this already sacked.
Some of the underground woikings of
the nilno are filled with oie, the men hav
ing decided to stop suddenly, of which,
perhaps, 300 tons arc
READY TOR IIOISTINei.
It is somewhat difficult to form an exact
estimate of the quantity of ore in sight
but it will not be far from the maik If we
put this down at 0,000 tons. What the
mine might prove to be under difTetcnt
ciicumstances is not hard to imagine; but
it must bo said that one of the origiinl lo
cators evidently saw which way tho wind
was blowing when he sold the balance of
his 10,000 shares of stock for somewhat
under one dollar iter share--although we
believe more has since been obtained for
this company's stock. However, the Ion
ger tho present reign of impecuniosily and
uncertainty holds sway the worse for all
who have tho development and prosperity
of tho district at heart. The Ccppcr King
is another of the Russell company's piop
cities. Thcie is n 40 foot incline shaft
sunk, and a quantity of good ore has been
extracted. This is one of tho few mines
that has any great quantity of iron In tho
rock, and would, in the hands of an effi
cient company, be made use of to advan
tage. Asa whole tho district generally is one
of gt eat promise, and perhaps, owing to
the well defined ledges and veins already
vis hie, is one that tor outside investors
pionilses to equal, if tfftt exceed, both w lilt-.
regard to quality of oio .mil speedy returns,
tho well kuown sister copper camp of
Pheitlx is infested wi'lt sneak thieves.
There aie over 1,000 men at work at tho
Needles, Yavapai county.
A rich stiike has been reported in the
Tiger mine, Bradshaw district.
Thete aie tweuty-thiee prisoneis con
fined in the Phoenix jail awaiting tiial.
Phillip Puiker, the murderer of little
Johnny Miles, at Piescott, has been in
dicted by the grand jury.
Over 200,000 pounds erf mining machin
ery have been received at the Howell smel
ter, on Lynx cieek, to date.
It will take the official count to deter
mine the contest between Messis. Doian
and Gabiiel for the shiicvalty of Pinal
The people of Dudley ville, Pinal county,
have subscribed sufficient funels for the
erection of a school house, and woik has
already been commenced.
The Castle creek mines, in Maricopa
county, arc boomiiig, and that locality,
is expected, will in the future rival Bisbee
in tho production of copper.
The stige running between Maricopa
and Picscottran away last Thursday, but
foitunttely, bevond a few biuiscs, none of
the passcngeu were seriously hurt.
The Old Dominion Copper company, in
Gila county, shipped, last week, 100,000
pounds of oie The total product to date
is estimated at 1,000,000 pounds, valued at
In Phoenix, a company composed of
leuling citizens is about to be organized,
lot the purpose of in igating an immense
tract of land, heietofore unproductive, ly
ing near that city.
A legislatoi elect from Maricopa county
is in lecciptot two applications for the
chief clerkship of tho council, one for
chief cleik of the house, two ladies for
committee cleikships, and one boy for
pige. A laxapai legislator reports hav
ing received fourteen applications ot sim
ilar natute. Surely Arizona keeps up the
American reputation of being an office
The Pheuix Gazette says that Charles
T. lluyden, at Tempe, has over a thousand
hogs fatteucd lor bacon aud is now killing
them at the tatc of thirty a day. In con
ncclion with this slaughtering business he
is running a soap factoiy, thus utilizing
the f.it from all parts of the animal. The
busiucis of laising hogs is extremely pi of-
itiblc, aud Mr. Harden is almost sure to
realize handsomely from his enterprise in
Indicted for Forcer'.
Deputy Sheriff Cory letutncd fiom
Pheuix yesleulay, having in custody F.
M. Giay, under indictment for foigery. It
will he lcmembercd that Giay was arrest
ed in this city last August, charged, in
connection w ith Hiram George, with hav
ing pcrpetiated various petty forgeries on
the flint of Benson & Montgomery, the
liverymen. They subsequently had a hear
ing bcfoie Justice "Wallacc.whodischarged
Gray and held George to answer to the
grand jury. That body indicted both
parties, finding five bills against each of
them, and the anest of Giay at Phenix was
made in pursuance of the action of the
grind liny. The accused is well connect
ed in Maiicopa county, his biothcr, Lum
Gray, being one of the most prominent and
suec sful rauchcrs of the Salt River val
ley. The case will be tiied at the present
term of court.
Thcie Annealed in the Land of the
Cactus and Chlotide during t'ae Year
about to Pi , a Certain Man, who Proved
to bo a "Leech on the Body Politic."
This mau'k front ujine might never been
"Pat," leastwise he stood "Pat" on a four
Flushed. Ho was Possessed of Great Ideas
and Vast Cheek, and to Cany Them Out
Bouowed a Handful of Type and Printed
o lluiinb-paper, doing the Piecs woik on a
Monke.wrench, and upon this Thumb
paper he Proclaimed Himself a leader of a
Party. The People, However, were Blind
to his "Pioc." and Sat D.iwn on Him very
Tho Moial ot this Fable is, that a Gieat
many Men are Bottt Incapacitated to
either Unit a Newspaper or Lead an In
telligent Public, and They cannot keep
Bar because because there would be
Nothingleft for the Custontcis.
Judge J. C. McClure, of San Fiancisco,
airbed yesterday and will remain hetc for
levetaldujs. As tho judge was the only
republican elected on a ticket of about
ninety hit popularity and good qualities
yesterday's rrooecdlngs lion. I. II.
riuney, Associate Justice, Presi
dium Territory of Arizona vs. Hiram George;
indicted on a charge of iorgcij-. The juiy
came .into court and lcpoited that they
found the defendant nut guilty. The dis
trict attorney gave notice that he would
fprthwilh proceed to anaign the prisoner
on indictment No. 108, the charge being
Turiilo'ry vs. John S. Shaip; indicted
for robbery. Couniel for defend tut took
an exception to the fact that the jury ic
turned its verdict to the court while he
was out of the hearing of the jury, and
made a motion for anew tiial, which was
overruled without aiguuictU and exception
taken by defendant. The court proceeded
to sentence lhe pi isoncr to be impiisoned
in the tcrritoiiai piison at Yuma for the
term often jcars.
Tenitoiy vs. Henry George; indicted
foi forgery. This beins the time set for
the trial of the ausc heiein stu'ed, the foi.
lowing jury w.'s dla'Mi fiom ty jurors iu
attcudtnee on the court: I). Quaid, W. A.
Fullet.D. A. Shankland, II. Wooley, W.
J. Scott, N. Alexander, Janus A. Dillon,
W. E. McFarland, II. W. Hudson and J.
II. Beaic. Tho indictment wasiead to the
juty by the clerk and the plea stated,
After the opening address by the district
attorney, John Montgomery, A. Nojes. F.
M. Giay and J. M. Ctatk weie sworn, ex
attuned and cross evimiued on the part of
tho territory. Aftei argument to the jury
by respective counsel, the court orally
charged the jurj written instructions
being waived by both parties and the
jury letived under the chaigo of .i sworn
officer. On coming into court, they were
asked if they had agiccd upon a veidict
and replied, thtough their fotcman, that
they had not, and thnt thcie was no pros
pect of agieeing. Whereupon the court
upou its own motion discharged the jury.
Territoiyvs. Ilium George; third in
dictment for forgery. The regulr veniic
was exhausted without a satisfactory jury
being obtained, and the sheriff was di
tected to summons a special venite of fif
teen, which he did. The special venire
being exhausted and the jury still being in
complete, another special venire of six was
summoned, from which the panel was
completed as follows: J. Collins, B. Bar
ron, J. W. Nichols, Dan Welch, Pat Clu.
nie, A. Muller, James Colp, W. Dougl tss,
Thomas Dwvcr, M. Hcollon, 'Ihomas
Moses anil Kail Kosch. The indictment
was lead to lhe jury and the plea stated.
Ben Goodrich, one of the counel for de
fense, being sick, asked to be relieved from
the case and court granted the
tequest and appointed M. A. Smith
in Ids pli.ee. After the opening
statement ot the distiict attorney, John
Montgomery, A. Nojes, F. M. Gray and
.I.M.Clark weie sworn, examined and
cioss examined on the part of the tctritory.
The defendant, Iliiam George, vva sworn,
and John Montgomery and A. Noycs were
called and examined on the part of the de
fendant. Aflei argument to the jury by
therespective counsel, the court attorney
instructed the jury, wiitten instiuctious
being expiessly waived by both p.n ties, and
the jury retired under the charge of a
swoin officer. Upon coming into court,
the jury announced that they had not vet
agiced upon t verdict. The court then in
stiucted the juiy that they might biing iu
a scaled verdict.
Patiick Million vs. John W. Collins.
Detnuricr heretofoic argued aud submitted
sustained. Exception taken by plaintiff.
Twenty days given to ametd complaint.
John MeMahon vs. John W. Collins.
Demuuer hcrctofoie aigucd and submitted
overruled. Twenty days giveu to defend,
ant to answer.
Territory vs Beit E. Fuller. This case
camcou tegulaily for trial, both patties
announcing themselves icady for trial.
From the jurors in attendance on the
court, the follow ing jury wasdiawn,swoin
and accepted to tiy the ctsc: J. II. Bea e,
Wm. Button, W. J. Scott, B. Obear, P. II.
Montague, II. Wooley, .lamed Dillon, W.
II. Kirkland, D. Shauklaud, W. D. Shear
er, II. W. Hudson aud W. E. McFailaud.
The indictment was read to the juiy and
the plea stated and after the opening
statement by the district attorney, Miss
Nellie Casbman, Harry Solan and T. J.
Coghlan were sworn, examined and cross
examined on the patt of lhe- teiritoiy.
Tho defense announced that they had no
testimony to offer, whcicupon, after aigu
nient to the juiy bv lcspective counsel, the
court instiucted the jury as to the law of
the cae and the jury letiied under the
chat ire of a sworn officer. Upon eomlng
into court, they weie asked if they had
agiced upon a verdict and they replied,
through their foiemau, that they had, and
that they had found the defendant not
In the matter of the case of M. E. Con
verse, a defaulting witness in the case of
Tenitory vs. Geoige, the defendant having
been brought into court on a bench var
iant, and making good excuse for his de
fault.it was oidcted that he be discharged.
Hardin vs. Haidin. The case hereto
foie submitted on the repott of the ref
eree, it was ordcied that a tteciec uc
gi&'ited in accordance with the pinyer of
Terrifny vs. F. M. Gray; indicted on
ftyechaigcsof forgeiy. Tho district at
torney, with the defendant and his coun
sel. A. C. Baker, being present in court,
the defendant was an aigned on the five
above indictments and tnic copies given
him. Defendant stated that his name was
correctly given in the indictment. De
fendant waived statutory time to plead,
and plead that he is not guilty of tho of.
feme charged in these indictments. Cases
set for trial November 22.
Daves vs. Daves. This case was sub
mitted on the report of the rcfetce, and
decree ordered in accordance with the
prayer of the complaint.
In the matter ol Imposing a fine on lhe
sheriff for neglect of duly. It appearing
to the court that a subpoena was issued to
'he sheriff to subpoena forthwith ono J
M. Clark, and was placed in his hands at
5 p. m , Nov ember 20, and tiiat said wit
ness resided wllhin two miles and a half
of this town of Tombstone, and that said
stibpu-na was not served till 9:30 a. m., of
November 21, 1882, and tho witness did
not appear In court when wanted, aud
theieby the court was delayed in its icgu
lar course of business, it is oidcred that
the sherifl be fined five dollais for neglect
In the matter of Michael E. Kinchal a,
an indigent witness. It appearing to the
satisfaction of the court that the said
Michael E. Kiuchala was subpoenaed as a
witness in the case of Tenitory vs. John
Fiey, and tint he is destitute, it was or
deied that he be allowed $23 to defray his
expenses while hero in attendance upon
court, in aecoidance with page 157, section'
525, compiled laws, Arizona territory.
Court adjourned to meet Wednesday,
November 22, 1882.
XEV 3IEXICO ITEMS.
The minutes of the picceding day weie
tcad and approved as corrected, whcie
upon the following pioccedings were had:
Tcrntoiy v. liii.tm George The jury
came into court and the roll was called
and all were present. Upon being asked
if they had agreed upon a verdict, they re
plied thtough theit foieman that they had,
and delivered to the clerk the following:
'We, the jury, find the defendant, Hi
tain George, not guilty. Signed, Thomas
Moses, Ben Btrron, James Colp, J. W.
Nichols, D. P. Welch, August Muller
Thomas Diogc, Ktrl Ktsch, Michael
Hoolton, J. J. Collins, P. Clunie, W.
Douglas." Juiy discharged.
William B. Gibson offered satisfactory
pioofand was admitted to citizenship.
The cases of Haw kins & Boarman vs.
John Behan and Frances ilcBride, and A.
Foitlouts Vs. John Behan and Frances Mc
Biide. The motion to set aside defaults
heretofore euteied, after argument vvas
submitted on btiefs to be filed.
Territory vs. John S. Sharp. On mo
tion of district attorney was continued indefinitely.
Terntoty vs. Hiram George The foi
low ing jury was impaneled : W. II. Kirk
land, II. Wooley, John.' McGiegor, W. A.
Fuller, J. A. Dillon, W. E. McFailaud, N.
Alexauder, W. D. Sheaier, W. J. Scott, J.
II. Bearc, Ike Isaacs and A. Muller. The
jury tetiied under cate of swum officer
aud teturncd to the court and announced
through their foieman a veidict of not
guilty, anil weie discharged.
E.'b. Smith vs. G. F. Tiibolet. De
muiicr brought up by J. B. Southard,
counsel foi defeudml, and submitted
without argument, ou biiets.
B. L Peel made application to be ad
mitted to piactico at this bar. 'lhe court
appointed Ben Goodiieh J. B. South-
aid and James Iteilly a eommitteot ex
amine the applicant and lepoit.
New Mexico & Arizona Railioad Co. vs
R. B. Ctauc. The court oideied that the
cleik pay over to the defendant the
amount aw aided by tho commissioneis.
Weil vs. Weil. Ou tequest of counsel,
for plainttlf, default vvas enteicd and case
refetied to tae court commissioner to take
testimony and teport.
Albeit Wallace vs. William II. Down
ing, et al. By consent of attorney s, it was
ordeted that the answer of defendant, M.
Sariett, heietofore filed in the argued
case, stand as tho auawet of lhe amended
complaint filed November 10, 1882.
It is oulered that it stand as a rule of
this court that upou tho commencement
of an action theto shall be elepositcd by
the plaintiff, inthccleik's office for lees,
the sunt of $10; upou the filing of any
papcis by the defendant, the sum of $5;
iu pioccedings for tho condemnation of
teal estate pioperty, $15. When said de
posits aro exhausted the cleik shall hav
authonty to requite further deposits to
cover ucctulng costs.
It is oideied by the court that the fol
lowing be established as a general mle of
this court, ai provided by sections 25-29,
chapter 17, compiled laws of Ati.ona,
that iu all cases ot condemnation of land
in favor or laiiroads against owners ot
land, a fee ol five per cent of all sums re
ccived or disbursed by the clerk of the
distiict court be allowed him for his ser
vices, to be paid him by the railroad com.
pany in whose favor the judgment ot con
demnation is made, and tor which he may
have issued his execution.
A $40,000 smelter is talked of for D;m
ing. District court begins at Socorro next
Trichina is alarming the people ofWhito
Manzanarcs' majority over Luna in So
corro county is 40.
A bank is to be establtshcd at Kingston,
in Percha district.
The Gazette denies the report that small
pox exists in Las Vegai.
The official vote of San Miguel county,
gives Manzanarcs a majority of 1,480.
A Las Yegas firm have received an or
der from Chihuahua for 10,000 pounds of
1 he Cerrillos smelter turns out on an
average 100 bars of bullion every day, ag
giegated value, $1,500.
Albuquerque Catholics contributed $790
toward rebuilding tho church at Pueblo,
The Pueblo Indians, charged with sheep
stealing and just tried for that office, at
Los Lun as, have been acquitted.
It is said that Sheriff Wallace, ot Col
fax county, has sworn in aeventy-five dep
uties in Racoon to keep the peace.
There Is reported to be a burning vol
cano in Bernalillo Jcounty, about twelve
miles soulhtait of Jemez hot springs.
A gang of masked men surrounded the
quarters of the Chinese employei at the
Carlisle mine, in Grant county, and plun
elcred the lodgings.
Ice on a pond above the hot springs
affords splendid skating these chilly nights.
It is the intention of the management to
arrange a regular skating rink near the
hot springs for use this winter.
The New Mexico and Arizona telegraph
company has been organized at Las Vegai,
for the pnrposeof constructing and operat
ing telegraph lines between New Mexico
and Arizona towns not already reached by
the Western Union.
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe say
their rolling stock is fully employed, and
their earnings large beyond precedent.
Their Guaymas branch was fullv opened
for business November 1, and is expected
to further inciease their revenue.
(Citizen, November 21.
Snow is reported in the Catalina and
Santa Rita mountains.
ShcrifT Gabriel, of Pinal county, is stop
ping at the Palace.
Mr. W. II. Merrilt, superintendent of
the Jessie Benton mine in the Owl Head
district, is registered at the Palace.
Tue new smelter for tho Omega copper
mine will be ordered in the course ot a
Preparations arc busily going on at the
pat k for the coming bull light, which is
to take place on tho afternoon of Sunday,
Mr. Thomas Borton, one of the most in
telligent and respected young men ol Tuc
son, has received the appointmeut'of ex
press messenger for Wells, Fargo & Co.
on the road between Benson and Guaymas.
The Old Dominion company, of Globe,
shipped list week 100,000 pounds of cop
per bullion. Tho company's total pio
duct to date is 1,000,000 pounds valued at
$250,000. No wonder copper mines are
It has recently been discovered that the
ventilators in the floor of the Masonic
hall acted in the capacity of speaking
tubes and conveyed the secret of the breth
ren to the uninitiated in the street below.
The alarm was given by one of the pass
ing faithful and tho telltale ventilators
have had their volubility destroyed by
being closed up cutuely.
The prices as given by Consul Lonteli
for the various products of Mexico pre
sented to the Citizen this morning arc as
follows. The market price retail being
that of Mazatlan: Chocolate 75 cents per
pound, pure mescal 1J4 pints $1, coffee 20
cents per pound, cigars $4 per 100, cigar
rcles 5 cents per package of about 30
'cigarretes. They are of the best tobacco
grown, and are manufactered at Guada
lajara in she state of Jalisco.
The Bodie News says: "The mines of
the Wood river and Sawtooth districts, of
Idaho, will, it is estimated, yield $3,000,
000 iu bullion during 'lie present year,
which is double the yield of the territory
of Idaho three years ago, when these dis
tricts were unknown. New discoveries of
value are constantly being made in these
districts. The amount of capital invested
in mines in the Wood river district alone
this year will be over $1,000,000."
X Jtcmlnlsccncoof the Jeanncttc.
Washington, Nov. 22. Dr. Col
lins, of Minneapolis, a brother of
Jerome Collins of the Jfannette ex
pedition, here in an interview reit
erates the charges against DeLong
and Melville for ill-treatment of his
brother. Among other things he
furnishes an extract from his brother's
diary after the sinking of the Jean
nette. It says: "We are preparing
to go south; nothing is ready. We
started with a rush, burst three
sledges. There is no experience
governing our movements, resulting
in a mess of the worst kind. The men
are growling among themselves at
the mismanagement." The notes
show that Collins killoti most of the
game on the retreat. After a vivid
description of a terrible life in thn
open boat, he says: "I never expe
rienced such misery; wet by every
sea, trembling xrith celd and hope
less, excepting tho mercy of Al
mighty God, we sat gammed together
for 72 hours, when we sighted the
low coast of the Lena delta. Five
days and nights we were in open
boats, and then had to haul the boats
a mile and a half and back in a
storm." The second day after reach
ing the Lena delta, he writes: "The
general plan of running the machine
which has been our bane so long still
holds like a leech and sucks our
chances of escape away. Our allow
ance is a half of a pound of meat per
day." The sufferings of hunger are
then described in pitiful language.
The last entry was made September
30. The doctor says he can estab
lish the utmost cruelty of treatment
of his brother all through, the trip.
Even tho time when Melville interred
DeLong's party, on the cross erected
over the graves ho placed his name,
although the scientist of the party,
under the head of the sailors, simply
J. J. Collins.
Finance anil aianumctnres.
Chicago, Nov. 22. The threat of
the steel mills to shut down in view
of tho unprofitable outlook is the
general theme of conversation to-day.
One gentleman well versed in Mbe
finances and business of the country
said: "It appears to mc tho rela
tions existing between the railroads
and iron mills arc favorable for a
general bear movemept in stocks.
Perhaps after a few weeks, whon the
small fry are frozen out and the large
fish have fed to their satisfaction, the
roads will stop cutting rates and the
mills will conclude not to close."
Tlturlow Weed Is Dead.
Nkvv York, November 22. Tiiur
law Weed died this morning at 8:35.
New' York, November 22. Sur
rounded by his weeping grandchild
ren, physicians, nurses and all his
household, Hon. Tlturlow Weed, the
veteran journalist and statesman,
breathed his last at 8:35 this morn
ing. Just before passing away Mr.
Weed groped with his right hand
around the bed as though he sought
his children's hand. His grand
daughter took tho extended hand,
felt a soft pressure, and the next
moment he was dead.
Atcoidiug to latc-t advices, the political
outlook in Sonora is not yet as -erene as
ft lends of that countiy could wish. A
gentleman just anivcil from Heruiosillo
informed tho Star that Satuinino Tena, a
first lieutenant of Oitiz' national troops,
was shot and killed iu Guaymas a few
days ago duiiug a di-cussion, aud auothet
man was slabbed foui teen limes and al
most instantly killed on account of polit
ical differences. Geneial Bernardo Rejcs
has used all his influence o have Governor
Oiti impeached by the legislature of the
state of Souoia, but llicy have refused to
comply w ith his w Mies. If they teuiain
firm in their opposition to this scheme it
is not at all unlikely that the whole of the
bouora iegUlatute will h tvo to seek a ref
uge against their political foemeu in this
The Republican, of last evening, relates
how a cei tain timid individual was stir-;
lounded by Apaches m Sulphur Spring
valley a few days ago. There aro no
Apaches in lhe valley, and fiom two per
fectly responsible parties just iu from the
Swisshelm mountains we learn that none
have been secu in that vieiuily. There
aie, however, some 25 or 30 Papago In
dians in the Diagoon mountains and tho
Sulphui Spring valley hunting antelope
foi this maiket, and it was some of those
Indians that tho Republican's informant
saw. Thcie is no danger from Indians at
present, in this vicinity
The Ithode Island Disaster.
Providence, Nov. 22. Reports
from midnight up to this hour say
that only three victims of the dis
aster have died the two girls before
reported and Thomas Mann, foreman
of tbe Robinson jewelry shop. Therej
is no hope for Mary MoFoley, Mary
Cuddy and Delia Gassctt. Sixteen
others are injured, three seriously;
the remainder are in a hopeful con
dition. Providence, Nov. 22. Six of the
persons injured at yesterday's fire in
the Calendar building are already
dead and it is expected the injuiies
of others will prove fatal.
Wreck ot the Warnioutlt.
Quebec, November 22. The day
the Warmouth went ashore, half an
hour after midnight, the gale and
snowstorm were terrific. The crew
hung by tho vessel ti'l 11 o'clock yes
terday, when sue Drone up.
The Republican steals its court report
fmm the Epitapu without a word of
credit. Ordinarilv we don't mention
trifles of this character, but since it has
joined in with the riff-raff and yet makes
some nrelcnsions to respectability, it
should leaven its pretensions with a little
The Stat relates of two men recently ar
rested in Los Angeles for larceny com
mitted in Tiicnou. When tsken by the offi
cer they said they would return to Arizona
to Sheriff Paul without any requisition.
They know so long as Paul is sheriff they
can escape whenever they wish.
The Bell mine, situated in the Little
Dragoon mountains three and one-half
miles east of Summit station, has been
bonded by John Sevcnoaki. for $75,000.
The property, which is a gold and silver
lead said to be Tery rich, is owned by Bell
brothers, who are to be congratulated ou
their prospects of realizing so handsomely.
The funeral of the inft.nt child or Wil
liam Faurr, which was accidentally
diowned in a tub of water on Sunday last,
took place Monday at Russell City, and
the town turned out en masse to attend the
obsequies, it being the third funeral that
ever occurred in that place.
The grand jury is most assiduous in its
labors. There is nothing like making a
newspaper man foreman of a grand jury;
they can raise the "detil" if anybody can.
crew numbered twenty men; sixteen
were drowned trying to reach tana.
The vessel was owned by J. S. Bar
wick, of Sunderland. She did not
belong to any line.
Washington, Nov. 22. Melville
this morning concluded an account
of his experiences up to the time he
arrived in this country. The cross
examination then began. In re
sponse to a question Melville reiter
ated his former statement that it
would be an utter impossibility to
have begun tho search for De Long
any sooner than was done.
Boston, November 22. Owing
to the prevalence of diphtheria and
other cantatrious diseases, public fun
erals are forbidden by the board of
Richmond, November 22. James
Covvardin, the founder and senior
editor of the Dispatch, died this
afternoon, aged 72.
l'lrc nt Itnrllnston, lovvn.
Burlington, November 22. Sev
eral lumber mills and the Pioneer
iron foundry burned this morning.
Loss probably over $50,000.
Honors to an American Envoy.
Rome, Novimbcr 22. Astor, the
American minister, was received by
King Humbert in a very distinguished