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SAFFORD, GRAHAM COUNTY, ARIZONA, MARCH 9, 1895. ESTABLISflEB 189?
Wpms lieen for
Br V41V 4, (1 41.1
fbwwvon 300 and
Hinber that liavo
nftd off for beef
? and tho
Ujif night Mr.
y denizens of
J between tho
n f rivers, in a
jdiTho camels kco)
Ton. J Ilvo several
many aS, eight or ten
d'liibV' f thdm are
onlvtfW ono small
as abW a year old.
person! lvo been
.inioto time catching
That is tho
pply "nV tor all tho
fjnmtcf go in bands
rn'on ilules, as horses
jecojint. Tho cam-
w"as thoy look, run
.SfSnly mules aro on-
,ough in that tough
year them out.
jitcrsgstrctch out, sur-
nd and out of ten or a
ago to cut out and stay
(T, weaving them out and
"wiiii'lo. very wild at
,pcedilj7amo down, and
ion caiK'nlanythinga thoy
fov&jtrly two years
ing, ancnysolf and men
nished flth camel meat
ng nndnought it vory
o naid zf cms a pounu ior
eal of itind wo thought
J ho old prospectors, wi
lied to peddling
id a -word to us,
y reguiariy toj
cations of copper iiroporties
Jingle Tail mountains S.F.
lOIil Folks' Celebration;
jOR Guardian You will
fa favor upon many friends
vmg space in your valuable
vfor tho following:
iilrst oldjjfolhs' sociablo of
naco camq on in xno
ing house, at Lay ton. Just
noon pooplo began to gather
o meeting house and by 2
ck all those of this vicinity
had reached tho ago of sixty
:s and upward, had assomblod.
', Pack or was chosen master of
nonies. A program of music,
(8, recitations and speeches
,long table, on ono sldo of tho
jepvas prepared and loaded to
fmost capacity with goodies.
;io.knows:how better than tho
c ladies of this placo to prepare
a dinner. A glnnco over tho
13 was enough to mako ono
it is good .to bo hero. Thoro
o sixty of tho aged seated at
tble. A'suitablo poom was
losed and read by Parley Big-
thor J. J. Quinn was born Oct.
L817, and was thorcforo tho
,t man present. Mother So-Morril,
who was born Jan, 3d,
, ,was tho oldest woman.
.J. Packer, B. P. Peel and J.
is woro chosen as a committeo
tho 22d of February was sot
ho old folki' day of this placo.
'"; i UMerrilj.
nicn enthusiasm, I
gChontho Saints g
Vino of tho most
over hold a
yy.Hiio Hearts ol?W
LOCAL NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Items of local Interest Gathered by
Reporters on their Bounds.
DOINGS IN AND ABOUT TOWN
Ilreeiy Lltllo Note of CJeueral Intercut
lMckcd tip Here Hml There.
Bead tho Guardian.
Tho Two Orphans, Monday night
in Nuttallls Hall, at Pima.
Judge J. M. McCollum was in
Solomonvillo on Thursday.
Attorney F. L. B. Goodwin was
a prominent figuro on our streets
The lino facilities for visiting old
Graham aro bringing many
persons into our valley.
Judge and Mrs. duff paid tho
Guardian office a visit the latter
part of last week.
If you want to see tho best play
over presented in tho county, go to
Nuttall's Hall Monday night. t
Mrs. James Lassator and Miss
Clara Salkcld, in tho absence of tho
editor and compositoi1, visited the
Guarman Oflice on Sunday.
If 3'ou want a theatrical treat
attend tho play at Pima, in
tall s Hall, Monday night. f
Mrs. Frank Neese, of Solomon
villo, and Mrs. L. Frye, of this
placo, were among the callers at
tho Guardian oihco tins week.
Tho quarterly conferenco of tho
Mormon church commences
est, thoy will rope
at Pima, and continues two days,
holding two meetings eacli day.
Miss Bertha Noese. tho
, . ,, .j
plished daughter of Mr. .and Mrs.
Frank Nocsc, of Solomonvillo, was
tho guest of Mr. Lambert Fryo and
and family this week.
Tho now patent rollor mill of .T.
T. Owens & Gft, is now turning out
,A 1 l'lilMl&.
daily, and it is
o sufllcient wheat
tal's Hall, Pima, Monday tho llthV
It is reported that E. M. Curtis,
tho valley's practical tinner is to
start a cannery this spring. If
such is tho case, it -will bo hailed
with delight, as it will not only bo
a sourco of revenue to Mr. Curtis,
but to tho fruit growers as well.
Dr. Wightman called at tho
Guardian office last Monday and
informed us that it is tho intention
of himself and Mr. Bennett to have
reduction works placed at their
mine, in tho Lono Star district,
which is ono of tho richest proper-tics
President Layton went to Duncan
ono day last week and bought
Jivo head of thorough-bred Ilolstien
cows and ono thorough-bred bull.
Thoy aro all beauties, and wo pre
dict that Mr. Lavton's investment
is a good one, from which he will,
m tho near tuturo, derive a
No greater mark of appreciation
of tho way in which tho Two Or
phans was presented could have
heon shown, than in a public re
quest for its repetition. Tho Ari
zona .Dramatic uo. nave made arrangements
to again present tho
play at Pima, March 11th, and we
predict a treat for the theatre go
"Warren Smith and James Duke,
of Thatcher, woro tho only
who appeared before tho
Board of Examiners, to try for
teacher's certificates last Monday.
Thoy both passed a very
examination and received their
certificates. If tho boys mako as
good teachers as they have students
neither of them need over bo out
of a position.
Tho Arizona Dramatic Co. will
appear in tho Two Orphans Monday
night, at Pima, in Nuttall's
Hall. The company have already
presonted tho play twice to crowd-.i
1. ;, Jrni. : i i.'
t nil (fi iiiu nnnn
. I rehcarsod "and ' tho " linos
yghly committed. Tho play
ions one, and wherover pre-
tho present company,
to., please. Doors open
"Virtnin drawn at 8. f
3K,m ' ,
mmenced on tho vajf'
LOCATING RESERVOIR SITES.
Fanners PrejmlrhiK for tho Atlent of the
J. A. McBiide, Jr. informs us that
himself and J. Jv. Bodgers have
completed two large reservoirs on
tho Cottonwood wash near Pima,
and that sovcral other-parties have
located reservoir sites, both on
Cottonwood wash and Ash creek.
This is what should bo done as
hundreds of breaks can bex found
in tho mesas on the above named
washes where storage reservors
can be constructed at a comparatively
small cost, from which water
can he .taken to irrigate thousands
of acres of fertile soil.
All the reservoir sites that have
been located will be covered by the
Enterprise canal, from which water
can ho taken to fill them during
tho winter season, and bo converted
to tho lands during tho summer.
Tho promoters of the Enterprise
canal will find no difliculty in procuring
assistance for tho prosecution
of tho work, from tho locators
of theso sites. "Wo belivo that
the time to coinmcnco active operations
on this work is this fall,
when tho farmers will have plenty
of hay and grain for their teams and
provisons for themselves. All the
people aro waiting for is some one
with push and energy to take the
A Xarrow Krieape.
Dr. Porter narrowly escaped
being seriously injured one day
last week, by his team running
away. It seems that as ho was on
his way to visit ono of his patients
big high-spirited nags took fright
at some rubbish which was being
burned near I. F. Campbell's store
and dashed, at full speed, up the
street toward Layton. After
a short distanco one of the
I breast-straps broke and the tongue
ol the buggy dropped to tho ground
and was broken; after which tho
doctor was twice dragged onto the
hounds of tho tongue, and as many
times did he climb back into the
buggy, all tho timo retaining his
hold upon tho lines.
By this timo Dr. Portor decided
that some prompt action was necessary
if ho wished to save his
'StecktJMthcrefore. guided tho now
one of ins animals badly crippled,
a stick, about 10 inches long, having
entered its hind leg just he-low
the hock joint, and was driven
inward and upward its full length.
Tho Doctor was not injured in any
way, except being badly shaken
Oct ci nor of Arizona.
Tho following from the San
Francisco Examiner gives tho situation
of tho fight against Governor
"Washington, Fob. 28 Secretary
Hoke Smith stated today that
there was no foundation for tho
statement that B. F. Quinn would
bo appointed governor of Arizona.
Strong effort is being made to
tho removal of Governor
Hughes, but it is stated that this
fight is being led by parties who
have hitherto been distinguished
as Hughos' strongest friends and
indorsers, but who now turn
against him withont just cause. As
a result of this peculiar contest,
various public men who have no
particular fondness for Governor
Hughes, and think his appointment
a mistake, express sympathy for
him and decline to lend their aid in
offecting his displacement, as now
lioyd liound Over.
Boyd, tho man who has been
spending a few weeks in tho Pima
count jail to appear as a witness
in tho bc'omonviuo stage robbery,
had a hearimr in Justico Koska's
court in Tombstone on a charge of
forgery and passing Wells, Fargo &
Co's. ordor on Solomon, "Wicker-sham
&Co. ,of Bowio. Deputy Marshal
Ezekiels camo up from Tucson
as a witness and Mr. Shaw of Bowie
also appeared. Boyd acted as his
own attorney and did not miss anv
points in cross examination of witnesses.
Tho clothes which ho wore
when ho passed the order were
identified by Mr. Shaw. They
woro found in a room at Willcox
where ho had thrown them to don
somo new ones. Aftor hearing all
the ovidence, Justice Koska bound
mm over with bonds fixed at 8500
'" -o tho not grand
WHAT THE TERRITORIAL PRESS
SAYS OF THE GUARDIAN.
A Friendly (SreetliiR GUcu V llefore Our
The Graham Guardtax, the new
newspaper venture at Safford, in
Graham county, will make its first
appearance on the 9th of the coming
month. The enterprise is under
the management, of a stock
company formed in Safford and
other jiortions of the county.
Graham county is to have a new
paper called tho Guardiax which
will he issued this week. AVe wish
it tho best success. Tombstone Epitaph.
The Guardian, a new paper to be
published at Safford, will make its
bow to the public on Saturday.
Tho publishing company is incorporated,
and tho paper will have
District Attorney Wiley E. Jones
as editor, John J. Birdno, manager
and Harry B. Fox secretary
and manager of the job department
"Wo wish the new paper all the prosperity
that eve'ry newspaper should
enjoy, which has for its object tho
building up of the section in which
it is pubhsed, and tho honest and
capable government of the people.
Sulphur Yalky lYcirs.
"Wiloy E. Jones, a friend of tho
writer of this, is about to start a
paper at Safford, Graham count,
Arizona. Mr. Jones is a young
man of fine legal abilities, a good
fellow, popular, and possesses all
the qualities necessary for a newspaper
man. May success attend
you in your venture, Bro. Jones
Send an X El Paso Tribune.
passed into history. '5?
In tho house tho end was n
marked or marred by an unplesant
incident. All tho appropriation
bills were out of tho way when
tho houso convened at 8 o'clock
this morning. Tho time dwindled
away until 11 o'clock tho only
fcaturo being tho rather brisk debate
on tho results to follow from
tho projected monetary conference.
The usual committee was sent to
the president to inform him that
congress was ready to adjourn, and
other formalities of tho end of congress
were gone through with.
The concluding minutes wero in
tho nature of a love feast.
Tho best of feeling prevailed
when a resolution of thanks to tho
speaker, which camo from the minority,
was offered today by Mr.
Canon in a very graceful speech,
bearing testimony to tho high appreciation
in which the presiding
officer was held by tho republican
Mr. AVilson, of west Virginia,
responded on behalf of the majority,
and Mr. Simpson, of Kansas, represented
tho populists, joining in
an expression of thanks for tho
courteousness and kindness extended
by tho speaker. All kindly
sentiments wero applauded, and
when Mr. Crisp himsalf ascended
the rostrum to return thanks and
parting words tho demonstration
At tho conclusion of his speech,
just boforo declaring tho houso adjourned,
ho appointed Mr. Culberson
of Texas, Mr. Hitt, of Illinois,
and himself as members of the monetary
commission. His own appointment
was by resolution.
As tho 53d congress camo to an
end, tho doxology was sung by tho
correspondents in tho gallery.
IClcker'a Klub Dance.
Tho Kicker's Klub, of
gave another of their pleasant
paities in tho Kourt Houso last
Saturday evening. Quito a number
woro picsent from tho Vallo,
and all enjoyed themselves thoroughly.
Dancing was continued
until four o'clock in tho morning.
Ever since tho organization of this
Klub, ''inces liavo been given
ST Tcr ii-
I'atcnt Mllklnf; Apprntnt Wanted by the
A few evenings ago Brother
Kelly, of tho Bulletin had one of
those experiences which at times
mark tho career of tho journalistic
rustler. As all well regulated
families find it necessary to indulge
occasionally in the luxury of keeping
a cow, Bro. Kelly is keeping
up with tho procession and
a few mornings ago ho was seen
with a pail in his hand approaching
a female bovine in his back yard,
with the premeditated design, then
and there to perform the operation
of "milking". After Bro. Kelly
had got himself well planted for
business, and no doubt thinking
himself perfectly secure in
his rights under the homestead and
household and all other laws and
regulations, he proceeded to perform
the task just as though it
wero a pastime. Ho had no idea
whatever of any creature contesting
his right, title or interest
in tho premises, but tho timid
animal not fancying such an intro-
duction,gavo ono of thoso artistic, indescribable
flourishes with her right
foot across tho plat upon which
Bro. Kelly had established his set
tlement. The claim was vacated,
as Bro. Kelly says, "without a hear
ing." It was a case of ouster,
forciblo ejectment and demolished
demoralizaton combination, and
Bro. Kelly had a genuine pure milk
bath in short order. As the part
ejected, Kelly determining to
stand upon his rights in the premises,
grasped a well-sized plaiik,
cut from one of Graham Mountain's
loftiest firs and proceeded
to assert tho superiority of a
member of tho profession ovci
the bellowing bovine. Bro.
hired man had previously been requested
to perform the task but excused
himself upon the plea that
he did not know how. Kelly now
says: "I might A knowed the beast
Old Fashioned Country Danco at Phoenix.
An old-fashioned country dance
was given at Phoenix last night by
tho members of the legislature, and
tho following invitation will
that the boys intended having
a genuine first-class good time :
Tho members of the Eighteenth
Legislature, as a slight means of
their appreciation oi ho
Virginia reels an
to perform them
ho good people of
that won't require a balle
No swallow-tails, no frills, no
programmes, no dignity, just a regular
Won't you and your ladies come
and join us ? Dancing to begin
promptly at 8:a0 p. m.
"Wili, C. Barnes,
Thos. E Baker,
Geo. "W. P. Hunt,
Safford to Ilai o u Theatre.
Mr. L. Frye, who has recently
purchased tho largo frame building
erected by Mr. Thomas bteolo, will
add an addition of thirty feet and
placo a stage in tho eastorn end
24xlC, fitted up with a handsome
advertising drop curtain and shifting
sconory. Tho floor will also
bo remodolled and put in good
shape for dancing. Since Mr. B.
Palm moved from his old stand into
his handsome new building, to
give tho Guardian a home, the
young people liavo no .placo for
their- favorite amusement. This
will be a valuable addition to Safford,
and indicates tho progressive
spirit of its citizens.
A purso will bo offered for-
and Fitzsimmon to fight in
Ferry, if a bill leagalizing prize
fighting, which has passed tho
houso and will probably pass the
council to-day, becomes a law. The
church pcoplo aro opposing tho
bill, and the friends of Governor
Ecntfrow hero say ho will veto
1 Church Notice.
D.j Eoberts, Pastor. Service
held at tho M. E. Church every
Sabbath morning and evening.
Sabbath school at 10 a. m. Class
meeting after morning service
every e--" V Sunday. "Weekly
prayer -,y, ..t V
THE SILVER DEMOCRATS ISSUE
Free Coinage ContaliiK the only llopejl'ur
the Tuturo of tho Party and tho
Tho Democratic silver manifesto
which ha"sbeen tho ehief;topiC'''ot:
talk on the House sido for sovqral
days, was mado public in AVasM
ington, March 4th. While it was,
generally circulated for tbejt
sideration of members, heroNSfsj
no attempt to secure signaluresiii'nS
til a lato hour, because the. prini
movers in the matter wore undo
cided whether to call a caucus for
discussing tho matter, to secure;
signatures or issue directly to tlie,
public. In consideration of tlfej
short time left and tho prcssuro,fi
business it was determined not' t?
have a conference. ?&
Iicprcscntativo members from fiC
teen States signed the iTeclaration
to-day at tho instance of Mr. Bry?
an, but the canvass, is so far very;
incomplete. Tho list of signatures
will not be made public until it is
complete. Tho paper is as follows!
To the Democrats of the United.
States: We, the undersigned Democrats,
present for your considera?
tion tho following statement: W
Wo believe that tho establish":
ment of gold as tho only monetary
standard and the elimination of silver
as a full legal tender monoy
will increase tho purchasing power;
of each dollar, add to tho burden
of all debts, decrease tho marlceS
valuo of all other forms of proper
ty, continue and tensify business
depression and finally reduce thS
majority of the people to financial
Wo believo that no party can'
hopo for enduring success in th
United States so long as it advtw
cates a single gold standard, amjn
that tho advocacy of such a'finaiv3
cial policy would bo especially!
dangerous to a party which, likefl
tho Democratic party, derives its
voting strength from thoso'lfk
may without reproach jff calledi
the common people; rusif wb.i pofnB
to the overwhelming defeat to the
party in 1894, tho opposition
aroused by tho veto of tho soigni!
orago bill and to the still more
unanimous protest against thois;
sue of gold bonds as a proof that
tho Democratic party cannot 1b"e
rought to tho support of tho gold-
fit the money quesJ
iavor Dimeiauism and r
nt issue m
it can only bo secured by the
toration of tho frco and unlimicd
coinage of gold and silver" at thej
present ratio, and wo. assert' Ihat
tho majority has and should,exert
the right to control the policyjioi
tho party and retain thd party
Wo believo it is tho duty of Jim
minority and within thir 'power
to takechargo of tho party orgariizan
tion and mako the Democrat party!
an effect ivo instrument in
of nccdd rof)rmjJg
It is not necessary tat Democrats
should surrender their convictions
on other questions Ji order jo talec
an active part in tho settlement
the question which at this time siir;
passes all others in importanccT a
Wo believe that tho rank and fih
of the party should at onco assert
themselves in ilie Democratic party
and jilaeo it on record in favorjpt
the. immediate restoration ofstlio
free and unlimited coinago of gold
and silver at tho present legal ratio
of 10 to 1, as such coinage existed
prior to 1873, without waitingifbr
aid or consent of any othcrjlnaj
tion, such gold and silver coin .to
bo a full legal tender for all dobtsj
public and private. "
We urge all Democrats who fhf
vor tho financial policy above set
fmirtli t.t nsqnrnntfi iln,mcKrna n?
gether and impress their views nponj
tho party organization; wo urge all
newspapers in harmony with trTei
above financial policy to placi
at the head ot tho editonal.col
, ...... .. .
and assist, in tno immediate 'res
ation of bimetallism.
Duke On Fob. 27 a daught
er xo .air. anu juts. James jjukoo
MoBriue On the 2d" jnslant, Ji?
son to Mr. and Mrs. P. 11. McBride;
-On th. 2d
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