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1G pounds Circassian Soap
10 " D. S. Bacon
4 " Arbueklo's Cofleo
0 Packages Tree- Tea -20
pounds Dried Grapes -12
" Island Pico -15
" China Rico
25 " Pink Beans
S cans Best Tomatoes - ' -8
cans Best Corn -
1(1 cans Best Sardines
15 yards Best Calicoes
20 " " Challis
15 " " Ginghams
10 " " Shirting -15
" LL or A 1 Domostic
Boys' School Suits, 81.00 up. Mens' Suits, S3.00
Come and See Our Goods.
Fall and Wlntw Stock Now Arriving.
Alexander Bros., ;
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COHIIAI. AND ?KSTAITKAXT ATTACHED. U
Ladies Fino Sliocs, 2.75,
(i i it 1.50,
cloth lip 1.25,
" Slippers 1.75,
" - 2.00,
Misses fino kid slippers 2.00,
heavy calf 1.50,
. " medium " " 1.25,
ii it o 1.85,
Children's fino shoes 1.35,
Men's heavy calf shoes 2.00,
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B J 12
will sell at 51.75
it it it 1.00
ON DRY 01
1.00, now, 16 yards fur $1.00
1.00, " 12 " " - 1.00
- from 2 1-2 cts to 4 cts
(i 1-1 cts per yard
are not Shoddy
Ooixvincel that Our
the Peace -
Convoyancing of Every Na
investing in Mines or Eeal
County will find it to their
oflico on Main Street in
P. 0. Thatcher, Arizona.
& Sons, Proprietors.
in Fiyo's Canyon, wo will keep a
YARD at this place. All kinds of
can ho furnished at onco
Feet, Lumber X
Ginghams, 9 yaids for
Outing flanel, 10 " "
Bunting - -
Also u lot of LADIES HOSE
CJnll and. "bo
X vices anl
1 Jennings &
- Justice of
Collections a Specialty.
Real Estate Agent
Thoso desirous of Estate
in Graham interest
to call at my
oot Hills Graham Mountains.
H. IT. Chlarson
Having purchased tho SA"Y MILL
well supplied LUMBER
Regular Cut Lumber,
Special Orders for
Not Exceeding 10,000
Can bo filled from tho mill in ten das, except
Jttttt inS and flooring. OUR PRICES will bo found as
low as tho lowest and wo invito tho public to givo us
"Wo shall endeavor to givo complete satisfaction to every Cus-
Special Prices For Cash.
H. N. Ohlarson & Sons,
Kk. ' '' " W.1
T. T. HUNTER, Proprietor.
The Coziest little store in the Val-
ley now open
Como iiihI See our I.lne of
Native Fruit a Spccinltj in Season
Don't forget thi l'laee
l'OST OHIC1 Stoi.k
THE FIXESr 11H.VNDS OF
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Anheuser & Schli
Constantlj in Stock. Every attention
given to tho comfort
Safford, - Arizona
B. PALM, Proprietor.
Keops constantlj' on hand a choice
Wines, Liquors -)(--)(-
Also Ico Cold Beer and Mild
always in stock.
I am now established la my large new build-lug,
and am prepared to treat my enstsmers
courteously. 1 keep the best regulated and
most orderly home In Arizona
Direct Line From
Solomonville to Or. V. G.
& N. Ry. Depot.
Meets all trains Daily.
Every convenience offered Com-
Sido trips, etc.
P. J Jacobson. G. P. Jacobson.
Bills of Seasoned Lumber Filled
From our Large Stock on Hand
Nails, Paints, Locks and Hinges.
PLOWS AND HARROWS,
Hardware, Groceries, Dry Goods and
all kinds of
(Jeperal -;- Teref?ar;dis
Cheapest House in the Valley
for Cash. Highest piices paid for
wheat and barley. New Goods,
Low Prices at our Largo Building.
P. J. Jacobson Sons,,
SAFFORD. R. Streot.
HHnoiiKHBn.a a rasnraiB wo -K
-. HS .
and Wa A.ppl
jos. c. Alum
Thatcher, - Ariz.
No Better Stock of Goods in the
Valley. Prices guaranteed to
meet all competition. A
complete line of Mens'
Clothing Just deceived
Taken in Exchange.
ML4S WW V WW
ilrs. Allred is prepared to .suit
the ladies of tho Valley in this
lino. A beautiful display of Hats
Capes, Ribbons, Trimmings, etc.
All can and will be pleased in style
and prices. Come and see.
im r JUST KECEITFD X COMPLFTF
STOCK OF DRY OODS.
URNISHIN6 GOODS j
Men' Clothing, Boots and Shoes
-:- NOTIONS -:-We
Buj Our Goods at "Wholesale
Prices, and arc prepared to give
our customers the benefit
of our cut rates.
Main Street, Pima, A. T.
Wo r.ro in receipt of numerous
letters from largo weekly publications
throughout tho United States
offering us club rates in, connection
with tho GUARDIAN.
Among thoso received wo have
selected those, which in our
will prove most satisfactory
to tho readers.
All subscriptions to tho Guardian,
whoro another paper is required,
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Yorh Sun, weelhj, - - $2.75
The GUARDIAN and At
lanta Constitution, - . - 2.75
The GUARDIAN and San
Francisco Examiner, 8.10
The G UARDIANand Jlocly
Mountain News, "-The 7.75
GUARDIAN and Louis
ville Courier-Journal, - .75
The GUARDIAN and St. Zouis
Repupltc, - 2.75
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edition of any of tho above papers
wo will furnish the necessary information
M. H. COSTA,
Hair Dressing done in tho Latest
Opp. Jennings and Gray
SaiTord, - . - .A.. T.
G-. b. Mccarty,
Thomas, Ariz. .-
HE WAS A STAYER.
Wasn't Golnfj to He Scared Off a Volcano
by n Mrro Irruption.
Ailviccs by the Australian steamship
Mioucm give news that an adventurous
young Englishman named Carr, who,
it is quite possible, may bo Lieut. Seton-Karr,
the most adventurous mountain
climber and pioneer of the Iintish Geographical
society, narrowly escaped destruction
in a whirln iml of steam, cinders
and stones preceding the deluge
of lava emitted by old Kuapchu, New
Zealand's famous volcano.
lie had started, says the St. Louis
Globe-Democrat, witlx two guides and
provisions for ten days' exploration of
the five peaks forming the crest of
Ruapehu nnd fencing its famous crater
lake. He got half way up the mountain
side, when his progress was greatly
retarded by a fresh fall of snow, a
most unusual thing at this season.
From twenty-eight degrees the mercury
rose within four hours to seventy-si-
degrees, the snow and
earthquakes added their rumblings in
the heart of the mountains to swell the
mysterious feature of the night. The
guides hourly became more uneasy and
entreated Carr to break camp and descend
before tho eruption, which they
anticipated would overwhelm them.
"You think the mountain will givo
firewoiKs for our benefit, do you?" was
Carr's comment. "This is glorious; wc
will not disappoint old Ruapehu of his
Hut the guides were not so enthusiastic,
and finally announced that they
ere going whether he would or not.
"Very good," was Carr's reply, "I will
Then he paid them their wages for
the portion of the trip only that they
had actually performed. They hastily
retraced their steps, and the very next
day showers of mud, which invariably
precede active eruptions, commenced.
The guides decided that their late
employer must be overwhelmed, and
great was their surprise two days later
to be rejoined by him at the base of
Ho uas scalded from head to foot;
his left arm was broken, and there were
bruises and cuts on cverv mrtnfhis
body where he had been struck bv
stones which rained from the mountain
Hardly had the party leconnected
when the eruption proper commenced,
and for days the sijjht was a magnificent
though awful one. Ruapehu is
nine thousand odd feet high, and one
of the most rugged and picturesque
mountains in the Southern sea.
After the eruption Carr ascended on
the west side, which had hardly been
affected at all, owing to continued wind
from that quarter, and it has been
found that the famous crater lake had
entirely disappeared, having been literally
blown out and replaced by a
bubbling field of lava, the depth of
which cannot be estimated.
AN OLD-FASHIONED PLANT.
Great run at Night If You Hold Light-
One of the vegetable marvels of JUly
is the frainella or dittany, an old-fashioned
flowering plant, native in
southern Europe and Asia, and much
cultivated in the gardens of our grandmothers.
Tho plant has showy flowers,
white, red and rosy, and an odor
that belongs to the leaves as well as to
The plant, if visited at night with a
lighted match, is suddenly enveloped
with blue flames, as is the hand that
bears the match. The flames are harmless,
and arc caused hv the combustion
of a volatile oil that is secreted by the
plant. This oil, in tho form of vapor,
impiegnates the air immediately about
tuo plant nnd is ignited at the approach
of a light. The plant blooms
abundantly, and the pyrotechnic display
may be repeated night after
night, especially if the condition of the
atmosphere is favorable.
The plant obtains its name of dittany
from the fact thnt it grows wild upon
Mount Dicte, in the Island of Crete. It
is b3" no means so well known now as it
once was, since the gay flowers of old-fashioned
country gardens have given
place to more resthetic and less showy
llces in the Chimpagne.
A curious incident occurred at Ascot
recently. While a large number of
luncheon parties were enjoying the delights
of an open-air repast in the gardens
behind tho grand stand, a great
swarm of bees settled down on the
guests around a table in a corner.
They buzzed and buzzed everywhere.
Ladies had bees in their bonnets and
gentlemen found their hats turned into
striking likenesses of
Some of the sivarra settled on
the cold salmon, and other members of
it tumbled into tho cliampagne cup. In
fact, the bees created the greatest consternation
among the ladies and gentlemen
in that quarter of the grounds.
They were gradually drawn off tho
luncheon party by a gentleman to
whom occurred the happy idea of treating
them to a little music on a metal
tray under a tree. After the tapping
or tinkling on the article had continued
for two or three moments, the queen
bee settled on the branches above to
listen to it, and was at once followed
by all tho swarm. It was an extraordinary
sight to see hundreds of the insects
hanging like great black and gold
clusters on the tree while tho tinkling
continued. It ceased with the luncheon,
and tho bees did no more harm.
If TIipv Why Do They Kit It Whenever
Thffj Oct n Clnnee?
"Hellol" said the policeman to the
repoitcr on Last Main street the other
lay The reporter stopped, and th-policeman
drew him into a doorway.
Do you see that load of hay?" said ho,
as ho pointed ton big wagon standing
near the curbstone. "Well, if you wan!
to see something funny just watch i
for a few minutes."
The two stood thei e. savs the
Post-Express, and soon a well
dressed man came along, evidently in
deep thought. He got-opposite tho haj
wagon, looked up, stopped, and then
took a piece of hay and went on in
deep thought Pretty soon a well
dressed business man happened alonj
saw the wagon, stepped up to it, and
took three pieces of hay. He bog.m to
chew one meditatively and earried tin
others off with him. A
woman came near, and she, too, pulled
out a piece and carried it with her
Then a pretty girl with a blue striped
shirt waist and a straw sailor hal
w ith a blue band came along, and had
nearly passed when she saw tho wagon,
and after looking around to sec that
there was no one whom she knew
watching, stole over and carefully selected
a -long, slender bit. which she
carried with much care. AftT that
everybody, from a ditty-faced uichin
with a baseball bat to a nurse girl with
a baby carriage, stopped and selected a
piece of hay and departed happy. The
policeman and the reporterstood in the
doorway for twenty minutes and
watched the procession.
"Strange, isn't it?' said the policeman.
"I've been on this beat for three
months, and I've never seen a man or a
woman or a child pass without taking a
piece of hay. It is not so with stiaw.
Why, a load df straw could stay there
for a whole day and not one person in
five would think of taking a piece. I
think that the reason so manv noonle
take hay is on account of the sweet
taste it has, for a piece of hay, when it
is in good condition and not too dry, is
really a very nice thing to chew on.
People who would rather die than chew
a toothpick on the street think nothing
of going dow n the street with a long
piece of hay in their months as unconcerned,
as three schoolgirls walking
abreast. Kunny, isn't it?"
The reporter agreed that it was, and
then left. As he passed tho hay he involuntarily
reached out his hand, and
before he was aware of it he had a long
piece of hay in his mouth He heard a
queer noise behind him, and, locking
around, lie saw the policeman, pointing
his club at the wagon and then at hiin,
and laughing. Rut when the reporter
returned in about half an hour ho saw
a figure strolling down the
street with something sticking out in
front of his shoulder. It was he policeman,
and the reporter smiled as he
passed him. He had u big w isp of hay,
and was chewing it like the rest.
A DANGEROUS PLAYHOUSE.
Tho Children Were, Lighting Matlhcs Oier
Among the many adventures that befell
Mr. Jebb in the course of his Rocky
mountain mining experiences was one
connected with dynamite, says the
Youth's Companion. A line of rooms
had been built for the accommodation
of clerks, the, storing of dynamite and
so forth. Then the .superintendent sent
for his wife and family. The children,
numcious and turbulent, wcro made
free of the place, with the necess.iry exception
of the dynamite storeroom.
Probably for the reason that this one
room was forbidden to them they were
constantly caught hanging about it, to
be dismissed promptly with a caution.
Finally after it was thought they had
forgotten the subject, Mr. Jebb was
going homo to bed early one morning,
after sitting up all night with a refractory
furnace, when he happened to notice
that the outer dooi' of a room containing
giant powder was ajar. J
Thinking of the gross carelessness of
which some one had been he
went to shut the door. As he did so,
he glanced inside and, to his horror,
he saw the whole half-dozen children
sitting on the various cases, trying to
see which could make a match burn
There was enough explosive substance
in the room to blow up the entire
town, and it seemed extremely
probable that that was just what was
going to happen, for it flashed through
Mr. Jebb's mind in a second that if he
startled the children they would drop
their matches and run, when the result
would be pretty certain.
They w ere too busy to have caught
sight of him. He moved a little aw ay
from the door and then called to them
softly. Probably his voice was
hat shaken by what the novelists call
"conflicting emotions," for at first the
children did not recognize it, but at
the second or third call they came gingerly
out of tho room, fearful lest retribution
for their disobedience might be
about to befall them.
The moment the last child carrying
a still-burning match crossed the
threshold Mr. Jebb rushed into the
storeroom just in time to extinguish a
smoldering match-head on the floor
and, after a searching look around to
see that all was safe, he went out
again and locked the door w ith a gasp
Then he inarched the children off
to their father, with whom, to judge
from the sounds, spent an exciting
WELL WORTH A GLANCE.
Three thousand marriages, it is estimated,
are daily performed throughout
Persons born in spring are said to
have a more robust constitution than
those born at other seasons.
The black ostrich is seven feet high,
and easily carries a man on its back,
with a speed equal almost to that of a
Kansas apple orchards have made
$100,000 clear profit during the last ten
year for one fruit farmer in that center
J. T. Owens has just received his
mammoth stock of dry goods
which he is going to sell cheap for
cash. Call at the Blue Storo and
examine the goods and convince
yourself of their superiority.
A full line of Millinery Stock at
T. T. Hunters.
Bead the Guardian.
A German riiy.h,n's M count of tho
Ifoanl or the Sultan of Mtroectr.
A Trench journalist has brought up
again the uruient otory fit the
tivafire held b the sultan vt
Morocco. Tho Trench" ninbassuTor to
Morocco brought barf: to L?uls XIV. ui
10S5 the story that tho sultan "of tb.it
day. kept at
tho favorite residence of the svdtpn i. a
trcasuie valued at' JOjiGOO.W.ftij , r:i
exchange. Chcuicr, another I'Min
ambassador, 100 years later, returned
with rumors of the treasure, but it had
shrunk in a century to about SC..VJ0.009.
which is supposed by some a ttlioritics
to be about the ordinary annual revenue
of the sultan.
The legend of the treasure was still
in sound health 50 years later, for
Graeber ill llemso, a traveler, aflii
about 1S31 that tho sultan's hoard,
called was kept at
Mequinez, under the guaid of 2.003
negroes. It was believed to consist cf
203,000 pieces of money, besides ingots
of gold and silver and precious stones.
The treasure house, according to t'.ii .
traveler, was au ii-closure of massive
walls, which were exactly repeated
w ithin. In order to reach the treasure
it was necessary to open five iron gates,
secured with secret locks, of which tho
keys were always in the hands of tho
sultan or of his favorite. It was the
custom in earlier times to kill the
guards that accompanied the new
treasure, lest tho secrets of the treasure
house be divulged.
Other travelers have kept the story
alive, and from the manner in which
taxes are levied and publis affairs administered
in Morocco, it is generally
believed that the sultan has great
w ealth laid up. The latest story of tho
treasure comes from Dr. Rohlfs, a German,
at one timo physician to tho
harem of the present sultan, Muley
Hassan. Dr. Rohlfs dcclaios that tho
ti easure of the sultan is greater than
over. Some have represented that, for
safety, the imperial wealth is kept in
several places, part of it at Fez, part in
the oasis of Tafilet -and part at other
points in the empire. Dr. Rohlfs declares
that the sultan's 10,000,000 German
thalers, or about $7,000,000, are at
Mequinez, in a somber edifice, which
the light of day never penetrates. The
custom of killing the treasure bearers
is not kept up, and the guard is not
2,000, but 300, negroes, who keep watch
in a living tomb. Dr. Rohlfs has seen
some of tho sucks inclosing part of tho
YACHTING GROWING POPULAR.
Sailing lloaU Dot tho Waters All Alone
tho Massachusetts Coast.
It was not until after the close of the
war in 1805 that yachting became a
popular pastime in America. Great
prosperity prevailed at the north and
the spirit of adventure engendered
among the young men by the excitement
of the war now sought its outlet
in sports as in business enterprises.
Yachting, says Donahoe's Magazine,
felt the influence of the new state of
tilings, and the lakes aud rivers and
harbors began to show a great increase' '
in the number of pleasure boats. New
clubs were organized and races arranged
in all localities where boats
abounded. Yachting soon became a
popular pastime in all tho seaports,
large and small. Club after club was
organized and private vessels increased
enormously outside of the clubs. Indeed,
it is these outside boats that con- ,
stitutc the great body of the yachting
world. The largo, famous vessels
sent the extreme development of the
maritime art, and they stand for the
yachting woild, as the mounted field
officers of a regiment itself. The great
body of the pleasure fleet of America is
composed of a multitude of small sailing
boats, which swarm in and navigate
the bays, lakes, rivers and sounds
of the country moderate in size, safe
in rig, low in cost and giving healthful
recreation to a hundred times as many
neonle as do tho bit? renrescntatives of 7
the fleet. Nearly one thousand small
yachts are owned along the coast of
.Massachusetts alone, while there are
seldom more than twenty or thirty vessels
engaged in any of her regattas.
And while the great racers in all America
do not probably exceed two hundred,
there nro more than one thousand
eight hundred and seventy in tho
official yachting list and several times
that number of pleasure sailing boats
in the whole country. The great body
of practical yachtsmen own the small
Ascending Mont Diane.
It is an expensive as well as n very"
tiresome undertaking to ascend Mont
Blanc. It costs at least fifty dollars a
person, for by the law of tho commune
of Chamouni, each stranger is obliged
to have two guides and a porter. So far
as the danger is concerned it is n w reduced
to a minimum, but almost every
year the mountain claims a victim. Bad
weather is the chief thing feared by
the guides, aud so sw if tly does it come
that a cloudless sky may in fifteen minutes
turn to a blinding snowstorm
which beats you to the ground. Thus
it was that somo years ago a party of
eleven persons perished. Five were
found frozen stiff in the snow; the
other six lie buried in the Glacier des
Boissons. Forty years is the time allowed
for the glacier to yield them up
in the valley belotV.
A Courageous Woman.
As an example of woman's courage a
story of a brave school-teacher comes
from India. Miss Lucinda Gore, of
Lackharabad, was standing' in the
schoolhousc one day, when, turning
round, she saw in the open doorw ay the
glaring eyes of a tiger. She did not
scream or faint, but seized a broom and
drove it full in the tiger'b face, brush,
foremost. Some of the bristles entered
the tiger's eyes and with a howl of palu
ho drew back to make a spring at her.
Then she slammed tho door in his face. .
The supports of the door were but
slender and would not resist the tiger's"
attacks long, but, while he banged his
head at it, she lowered one of the boys,
through the window to alarm the neighbors.
Assistance soon arrived and thef
tiger was shot.
The following rates arc ctfectiva
on the Santa Fo road. From Dem.-'
ing or El Paso to Salt Lake City
and return good for 90 days
to Denver good until October
31st $40.00; to Colorado Springs
$37.50. Conditions same as tho
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