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Students' Supplies
Confectionery and
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Sam Watson's
.STAGE LINE'.
Direct line From
Solomonville to G. V. G.
& If. Ry. Depot.
Moots all (twns Daily.
Every convenience offered
travelers.
Side trins, etc.
Epiey & Parks'
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SOLONONVILLE - ARIZONA
THK VINKST BRANDS OP
Wines Liquors
and Cigars
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Anheuser & Sciilitz
B'EER
Constant! in Stock. Every
tention given to tho comfort
of Patrons.
The only first-class Hotel In Safloid
Situated Com enlent to Depot
Tl?e Qroesbeck
Always prepared to furnish
Commercial men first claw
Accommodation
Largo and well ventilated ro'oms,
uro. among its attractions.
Our Tables are supplied with the
Best Food Attainable.
Monthly Boarders furnished special rates
' MRS. E. A. QROESBECK,
Proprietress.
Pioneer Saloon
MAIN STHKKT,
Safford, - Arizona
B. PALM, Proprietor.
Keops constantly on hand a choice
assortment of
Wines Liquors -)(--)(-
and Cigars.
Also Ico Cold Beer and Mild
always in stock.
I am now established In my large new building,
and asi prepared to treat my customers
courteously. I keep the best regulated nnd
most orderly home In Ariiona.
"Keep in tho Middle of the Road,,
TUB 1'IGUT IS NOW ON.
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Rocky
ttSi "Sit JSEVaW
Mountain
News."
'JPJUUOTK Cartoon with
every itiue.
Tho leading Daily Populist Paper.
A l'aper for tltc Dissatisfied Crowd.
"Km I'olims'P l i. fight for Commercial and
fliiMiil.illinli'i'ndturclfor progress, prosperity
frvilom and iuiplus of 99-100 of tho race, and
In imiKirtitiK m ershndows and dwarfs all oth
qucitloin for tho consideration of
mankind
"What iniiii cki) love his country when his
colinlrylu him Mnrve?"
i2SjYa Subscription.
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CoramimlcHtcd ' ' '
KniTouOuAitniA.v: As thof first
isuc of the GitAiuiM Guardian is
about to appear before the public,
and desiring its success as a county
paper, I lierebv contribute u few
lines for publication. Could I
know the contents of this number
T would have given you something
diverse from other articles, a I
am very fond of variety. A subject
that should be of interest to
all N the tendency of the present
times.
Can the student of historv call
to mind any time in the history of
the world when such' conditions
existed so universally nnd so op
pressively as they Jo to-day?
People octually starving in a land
of plenty; going illy 'clad when
there is a cry of overproduction;
great scarcity of money when there
are millions locked ujAin the banks
of the world, and greaV amounts of
bullion waiting to be 'coined and
put into circulation. One class of
people coinbiningFgainst the other;
capital against labor, and in all instances
tho wealth power has a
strong grip on tho government of
all countries and in every instance
it is the national law maker or die-tutor
of the laws. I ask again,
was there ever a time ill tho history
of tho world when these conditions
did so universolly exist as
they do at .the present time?
There was a timo in tho history
of England when King John claimed
to be tho. .owner of the souls
and bodies of his subjects and also
tho lands and properties that they
used and lived upon. In a iimo of
dilliculty with tho Pope of Homo
he yielded the souls of' his subjects
to the L'opo but retained their
bodies and properties as his own.
Yet in this time of extreme slavery
the song of "Merry Kngland" was
heard throughout his realm. Nono
wore lacking for bread and all
were veil clothed. Such distress
as now prevails waS not then
known. In 1861 when nearly all
civilized Nations of tho world had
abandoned sln.vc.ry and held it as a
relic of barbarism, ourow'n Nation,
desiring to be foremost in civilization,
light and liberty, took it in
hand to abolish slavery and no
longor hold the negro in bondage.
Yet tho Negro of 1861, liko tho
subjects of King John' sang tho
song of mirth nnd in most instances
were happy, well fed, clothed
and housed. It was to tho interost
of their masters to see that they
were well cared for and kept in a
healthy condition fordaily service.
But who is there in nil God's
tion that cares for or provides
food, clothing and shelter for tho
white slaves of to-days The
sequel to this question returns
to us, none. Tho Negro has been
freed, but tho white man has gono
into deeper servitude. The inhuman
monoy autcrat has continued
to increase his wealth by oppressing
tho hilling in his wages( and
when they aro insufficient to supply
himself and family with food
and clothing there is no overseer
to vq that ho has enough to cat
and n ood placo to sleop; that his
body maj' bo strong and healthy.
Far more is tho system of servi
tude of to-day than it -was thirty
years ago, both for tho colored as
well as tho white servant; not because
food and clothing is harder
to produce, for this is not the caso.
It is produced with less labor today
than it has been in tho past.
What then is the cause of tho distress
that prevails throughout tho
country? Wealth and tho power
of wealth is tho cause. As men became
wealthy tlioy grew cold
and unfeeling for their employees,
nnu soon ocgan to cut their wages
until at last tho laboring classes
wero obliged to form unions for
self protection. Yes, more than
this; when encroached upon by capital,
labor was obliged to order
strikes for their wages wore tltoso
of starvation. To live in this way
they would have- to scrimp their
families, for their wages wero not
sufficient to supply them with tho
actual necessities of life.
What wero tho laboring classos
to do? Becomo outlaws? Tho
wealth power of tho country had
so framed tho laws that in somo
labor had to submit to
or becomo such.
When strikes wero ordored the
of wealth dispersed tho strikers
with tho military and in somo instances
fines and imprisonments
were imposed for merely asking
enough to livo upon.
But this is not all; the money
kings havo entered our National
treasury and filled their own coffers
with a great abundance Laws
havo boon framed to suit their purpose
and legislators havo been
bought. Yea, more: Tho President
seems to havo yielded to their
wishes. Tho same condition of affairs
has entered into tho States,
Territories, counties and municipalities,
and tho whole country is
distressed by this wealth power.
Plenty reigns throughout the land
but tho monoy kings will not give
a just portion to tho poor.
Now tho great question is what
shall wo do? or what cainrtrdo to
restore prosperity to ttfo country?
If tho laboring classoj' would con-
'r ballot ono election
q much pros-
But men
tj r 5"
" twtird
Id mlausibhpTomj
''labomuntiTIt
hiiii in., .'hcimirc, itiul "leave him
there or slfoot him down if he
to help himself, as they did
last July in the city of Chicago.
There aro only two ways to solve
ibis question. One is the peaceable
way, at the ballot box with a
united effort. The other is the terrible
way, war, bloodshed and destruction.
Let us hope that the latter
way will not be the case.
, l?espectfully,
1 A. l'l'.UKINS.
PAROLE OF PRISONERS.
Suction 1. The governor of this
Territory shall have power, and is
hereby authorized to order and di
rect tnat any convict who is now
or who may hereafter be convicted
of any crime and imprisoned in the
Territorial prison, and who Shall
havo served one year from tho time
of his sentence, and who has not
been previously convicted of a felony
or served a term in the Territorial
prison, may go upon parole
outside of said prison, Milijcct, how-over,
to he taken at any time and
returned to the inside of said
prison, as hereinafter provided.
Skc. 2. Tho governor shall make
and specify the terms of such parole,
and may at any time order
that such convict on parole be arrested
and returned to tho Territorial
prison and imprisoned therein,
and a written order signed by
the governor, directed to any sheriff,
constable or marshal in this
Territory to that effect, shall be
sufficient authority for all sheriffs,
constables or marshals in said
or whoever else may be
named in such order, to arrest the
convict named therein and return
him to said Territorial prison; and
it is hereby made the duty of all
sheriffs, constables and marshals to
execute such order, as any other
criminal process issued from a
court of competent jurisdiction.
Skc. J!. The governor in making
tho order paroling any convict,
shall state therein the terms of tho
parole. If it be that the convict
shall remain in this territory and
be permitted to remain outside of
tho prison walls, so long as ho does
not violate any of the laws of this
Territory or any municipality
thereof, then if he shall lcavo tho
Territory or violate any of said
laws, he shall bo hold as an escaped
convict and may bo arrested as
such and returned to the Territor
ial prison. If the be that lie do.
part from and remain out of tho
Territory, then, if he shall fail to
depart from or return to tho Terri
tory after departing, ho shall be
arrested at once on tho order of
tho governor and returned to the
Territorial prison.
Sec. 4. If a convict while out on
parole shall violate any of tho
terms of his parole or shall bo convicted
of any misdemeanor or felony
while out on such parole, tho
timo he shall havo been out on parole
shall not bo counted a a part
of tho term for which ho was sentenced.
The above is a copy of tho leading
features of tho parolo bill now
ponding in tho Legislature. Tliq
samo law or laws containing tho
same general features aro in forco
in a number of States and havo
proven very satisfactory. Tho provisions
of tho foregoing bill cover
tho ground very well, although it
would seem that good conduct
while in prison should bo ono of
the amendments to tho first section
and a further amendment to tho
bill might bo made by providing
that a parolo with good conduct
while upon parole would in timo
oporato as a pardon to tho offender.
.brom the date oh imprisonment
thoro would ho a continual inducement
to good behavior and a constant
invitation to return to manhood
and good citizenship.
Such a law -will prove a gi'cat
saving to tho taxpayers.
HI
The social given the old folks at
Lay ton, Feb. 22d, is commendable
in every respect. To miiyh care
cannot bo given to tho elderly
and the younger ones should
exert themselves to make their
lives as pleasant as possible. Tho
people of Layton could not Jiavo
selected a more apptopriate day
for tho old folks than tho ono they
did Washington's birthday.
An exchange says tho marriage
of Miss Anna Gould to Count Paul
Earnest Bonifaco do Castelanc was
solemnized March 4th, archbishop
Corrigan.ofliciating, at tho residence
of her brother, George J.
Gould. The relatives and 80 intimate
friends witnessed the ceremony.
The bride's wedding gown
was a heavy ivory satin duchess,
tastily trimmed with point
lace, 12 inches wide, and of
rare and beautiful pattern.
.
Ten coaches ofNew England excursionists
wero in tho city about
two hours Sunday. They were a
green lot, so far as knowledge of
the "wild and wooly west went. A
red-haired Mexican baby, in its
mother's arms, created a tremendous
sensation in front of the San
Xavier hotel. As soon as a pale-faced,
rai'l -legged young man, on
whose upper lip there was yet no
suspecion of a luustache, discovered
the infh.rtt he gave a snow-balling
yoP - ' tho mother and lab
mgmm
iwiiMRd vSm sKlffMiSL
IJojiriwIIIneRk,
tSSW Swl"iimn(SuMi
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InTOcivu.,. i.
and 'lister Cltifiolhlierf
It. A. Smith and Jtobort Welk'er,
of Safford left as Mormon missionaries
for the Samoa and Friendly
Islands in the far away region of
the South Pacific ocean. The fol
lowing, which is published by e-
quest, from Will Moody, will i lithe
dicate somewhat experiences
of life at Samoa,
AM ay oft" on Samoa when' (he Mormon elders kh
How iw rount oir bentiv and rn(.lcr 'nhen
our raoh Is running Km:
hero Jf eat corned-beer and hardtatk, and
we wish we had Mime more-Ami
we wonder lion the M like It oeron the
other Miore.
Away offon Samoa brightly shines the summer
sun,
Till the Hoods of perspiration down our cheeks
begin to ruu.
here the rain comes down in torrents alxuit
eigni uuys in a week;
And the roof is Jint a flue one that dees not
chance to leak.
Away offon Samoa where we use the butcher's
steel
To whet the rusty razor that doe with our
whiskers deal;
Where we spend our leisure moment' raising
beard ujhiu our chin,
Which weAalue iry highly, though it be o
pale nnd thin.
Away off on Samoa where the cock-roaches
abound.
And the bed-bugs loiter, lest we sleep too sweet
mm suuuu;
Where rust and mildew gather on dishes
clothes and hooks.
And wed.) our weekly washing regardless of
its looks.
Away offon Samoa, old the rat parade is grand;
And tho lizard, sleek and slender, makes Its
path along the sand.
W here the ants and uncles cousins In our
sugar creep and crawl;
And the spider s fancy net-work fills a spate
upon the wall.
Aw ay offon Samoa, we must keep our mouths
shut tight
Or some fly or other lnect may do n our throat
seek flight;
Here, a thousand humming voices of
toes, joungaud lid,
Chant the praUes of their country till It makes
our blood run cold.
Away off on Samoa life Is pleasant alnt It
now 7
When a fellow wants to talk and can't, because
he dnn't know how.
Old don't he think of mother; and of urn, so
nk e and fair,
Whomhebnes, es fairly worships, waiting
for him liter there.
Away offon Samoa, there's a crowd of honest
Ihi)s:
Sharing all each other's sorrows, sharing all
each other's Joys;
Trying hard to learn the language, so that they
may teach the plan
Ofsuhatlon, which the Kator has retealed to
fallen man,
Away offon Samoa, they tramp from toun to
town:
They, with the dusky natives, In their rude
huts, sit down
To partake of nalusaml or Kalo w 1th raw fish:
And they think If they are hungry, Its a ery
dainty dish.
Away off on Samoa, they watch the monthl)
mall,
And oft for Xagalli, they tread the weary trail.
And their hearts beat cry lightl) as they scan
their lettets o'er.
If each man should get a doren he would surely
wisn lor mure.
Away off on Samoa, if one neidet ted be.
By some dear friend or lo ed one In the land
across the sea:
When he counts his letters ner, there's a look
of deep despair
Creeping o'er his noble features that is noticed
c cry w nere.
Away offon Samoa, there's a heart so lone and
soci
There's another month of waiting, weary watt'
lng for the lad.
There nre sighs and dull mlssghings till the
days roll slowly by.
And a o lng, welcome letter clears the mist
from that fond eye.
Away offon Samoa, we think it Just a sin
For a single friend to slight us when the mall
comes rushing in.
Welocyour friendly wishes, jour rrayers,
but tliis you know
If you think of us at all, you might write and
tell us so.
Fogalle Upola, Samoa, Jan. 21, 1893.
.
The Arizona Flan.
More offectivo than an injunction
from Judge Iticks and decidedly
more speedy in its operation is the
method adopted by a man in
Arizona to tic up a railroad which
had boon built across his land
without his consent. It appears
from tho dispatches that, when tho
man returned from a business trip
the other day, ho discovered that the
railroad had built its lino aross his
ranch. IIo had not been consulted
and was wroth. IIo folt that his
rights had been infringed upon to
a degree that was wholly unwar
rantable. But ho did not seek re
lief in tho courts not he. IIo had
read in tho populist platforms that
tho courts aro the tools of corpora
tions and he wouldn't trust them.
So ho proceeded to build a'house
on tho railroad track and to surround
it with a barbed wire fence.
Then ho moved his family into the
now house and awaited develop
ments. Tho first development
was a railroad train that came as
far as his fenco and stopped. The
second development was a railroad
president who alighted from
tho train and told his men to cut
the fence. Then tho outraged landowner
did some development him
self. ,IIis development took tho
form of a shotgun
with both barrels loaded. lie
pointed this at tho second development
and told him to get into the
first development add clear out.
His argument was brief but it was
convincing, and tho president and
the train returned tho way they
had come. Tho road is effcctually
ticd up and thoro has boon no sympathetic
strike except when tho
president struck for home. The
man with the gun still lives in tho
houso and tho house is still on tho
railroad track. Tho matter is
although the president
threatened to apply for a writ of
certiorari and for a mandamus.
But until ho gets a habeas cropus
order for tho house, his road is tied
up tight. Tho Arizona plan possesses
certain features which commend
it to tho consideration of all
who intend to fight a railroad.
Cniiiimj Nation.
Tho foregoing is ono of tho numerous
accounts given by the press
generally of tho recent trouble between
our now railroad and ono of
Safford's citizens.
The ground for a now school
building was dedicated at Thatcher
a w;eek ago last Sunday, Elder
Bonj. Cluff offering tho dedicatory
prayer. This building is to bo 50
.- ! nnd twtf stories high.
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to i no peonies, iney are a row
tion. Soma, lime since while at'.
San Xavier in Tucson, Arizona, u
very prominent mining engineer,
knowing that 1 was interested in
mining, asked me if I had ever
been along the Colorado. "Ifuo"
said hb, "do not go back to
York until you have seen that wonderful
rich country in gold,
letuband iron." Tin had not then
been discovered in any quantity he.
said. I have spent several weeKs
in a careful examination of the
mining districts, and as a re
sult I can say that within the next-
five years tho country between
Ehrenberg and Yuma will surprise
tho world in its output of gold silver
and lead. Copper does nor-amount
to anything, but iron,
zinc and other minerals itt
come in time, when cheap transportation
and living can be had. The.
great cement belt of gold, cast of
Ehrenberg, tho gold veins neaior
tho river, the great gold vein at
Pichaeo the finest free milling
belt of gold ores I have over fcen,.
together with those further back
from the Colorado, will astonish,
us all, while the rich silver and!
lead districts of Castlo Dome,
Euroka and Silver districts will
open the eyes of our silver producing
sections. Just at present but
little can be done on account of the
high cost of provisions and tho exorbitant
freight rates. But the
grand key-note has been struck by
a party of capitalists, whoso names
aro purposly with-hold from the
public at present, who havo
Itocks on tho Colorado river,
near Picaeho, a largo millsito for
water power for tho largest electric
plant ever constructed. The river
at this point is divided into four
channels or water ways by great
piers of rock to seventy
feet above the river, and having a
of 100 to 150 feet square, being
75 to 125 feet apart, and ex
tends out into and down tho river-
far enough to givo room for the
construction of from 100 to 150
distinct water wheels, which can
bo built so that they stand in line
or series ot three or four each, one
or different shafts in lino. Thete.
wheels will be suspended or hungm
from iron or steel bridges which,
will rest on tho great piers which
nature has already constructed.
The entire work will bo of iron,
steel and alluminum. In short,
tho plan is this: To furnish power
and light for running all tho
mines, mills, furnaces, smelters
and reduction works within a
ius of 100 miles; to run a norrow
guago railroad which will bo built-to
connect the mines and mining
plants with each other; to run.
steamers from tho Needles to Yuma
and the Gulf; to pump water for
irrigating all tho valleys along the
Colorado, and also into tho canala
that will be built to irrigate the
great valloy of the Colorado below
but adjacent to Yuma; to supply-power
to every manufacturing industry,
to ever furmer, fruit grower
and mechanic who may want it and
who shall settle along any of the
main.station.
Within tho area named there are
at least 1000 good mines that will-furnish
ore for nearly 10,000 stamps
or their equivalent in crushers
smelters and other reducing appliances;
and that from 40,000 to
50,000 horsepower can be developed
at Picaeho and Barrier rocks.
There is no other such placoon the
Colorado, at least below the Needles.
While at Picaeho I found
that it cost the great English
132 per day for wood
alone, not counting the handling of
it. The electric company will furnish
the samo power for ?16 per
day.' No wonder tho pumps are
idle at tho present time. MoneyeU
and mining men, experts and mining
engineers from Montana, Idaho
Colorado and thok"tDakotas arc
quietly coming into these sections,
carefully examining tho mines and
minerals, getting tho price of properties
and reporting to their principals,
and in all I have mct,Ihave
found but one man, a Montana
bloater, who did all of his prospecting
in a boat with a well filled
demijohn, claiming that ho was
sent here by all tho millionaires in
in Montana, and he condemned
everything, yet tried to get a bond
on one of tho best mines on the
river. Enginkkkv
Left for Colorado.
On last Thursday, Mra. Samantha
Ratliff, teacher of tho SafforcT
grammar school, left for Colorado
where she will visit a sister whom
she has not seen for many years.
Before leaving Mrs. Batliff received
tho sad intellicrenco of the death nt
ht?wmmmmiiim.
her oldest son injCalifornia. "Mrr1,
Hathffwas a student at one of the
medical colleges in San Francisco.
Death was caused "by diptheria.
Itoll of Honor.
Following arc tho names of the
pupils of tho Safford Grammar
school who havo not missod a day
during tho school season just closed1
Albcrti Madsen,
Sena Thorstenson, vr
Dianna Ellsworth,
Maud Zufelt, ". " ,
Laura Kemp,
Pearl Austin
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