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VOL. 1. NO. 39.
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY
Official Directory Grata County
COTJNCXI Burt Dunlap
Skinner, Joseph Fish.
Hoard or Sufirvisors
Honry Hill, Chairman, Clifton
F. W. Hays, Member, Fort Grant.
A. II. Bennett, Member, Safford.
II. U Smith, Clerk, Solomonvlllo.
SHERlKr Arthur A. Wight, Soloniom llle
Recordir Manuel Leon, Solomonvlllo.
Treasure Framk Dysart, SolomomUlo.
District Clerk B. 1). Adams, Solomonvlllo
Dist. ATTY. Wiley E. Jones, Solomon Ulo
Probate Jvdoe Geo. Cliiff, Solomonvlllo.
Surveyor Samuel Logan, Solomom llle.
Assessor I'cdro Mlchelena. SolomouIUe.
6, Y. 6. & N. M1LR0AD,
Hetwccn HOWIK nnd l'OKT THOMAS.
TaklnK effect Monday, Nov. 4th, at 1,00 p. m.
9 00.. am Lv Fort Thomas ?.. Ar 7 15 pm
9 32.. am Lv Mathews Ulo J.. Lv 0 42 rm
Lv 0 29,pm
9 4"..am Ar
10 00..n.m Lv Ar 0 10. pm
10 10.. am Lv ...Central t.. ... Lv.O 00 pm
10 I0..a.tu Lv Thatcher J . . Lv.5 50 rm
10 31. .am Ar . Lv 5 35. pm
f Safford J
10 iliam Lv Ar 6 a. rm
11 00.. am Ar . I Solomon J.. Lv 5 03. pm
..am LV Ar 3 w pm
11 23.. am .Lv Rail N Ranch X . Lv 4 S2.pm
11 42. am. Lv Ills Wind Mill t Lv.4 18 pm
11 50 am Lv llallsy's Wells I ,.Lv,4 08 pm
32 57..p.m Lv G. V. G.AN.ys. i, Lv.3 18 rm
1 O0..p.m..Ar Bonis 2 . . . .Lv.3 15 rm
' Mountain Time
Trains Nos. 1 and 2 run dally except Sunday,
connecting with Southern 1'aclOc It. R. at Bowie
for all points east and w'est, and with La ton's
stage lino at Fort Thomas for ban Carlos, Globe
City and Tonto Basin.
J Stations havo no agents.
I Telegraph Stations.
The Company reserves tho right to vary this
schedule as clrcumstancos may require.
AVJL OAKLAND. President.
Arizona and N. M. Railway,
No. 11 2
'North P a" South
2 Jan. 1. 1895 $a
No 2 No. 1
112 00 in 1 tLds'burgl 10 20 am
t 00 pm 20 2 TSummlt f 9 20am
!2 00 pm 40 3 ArDuncant 8 20 am
2 10 pm Lv Duncan 8 10 am
2 S5 pm 47 4 t Slicld'n' 7 45 am
2 48 pm 60 6 Yorls 7 38am
3 05 p in 55 0 i Coronado 7 25am
3 25 pm 69 7 t Uuthrlo ' 7 10 am
3 55 pm (A 8 MsSldlngf 6 45 am
'4 00 pm CS 9 tn bldlugt 6 40 am
4 30 pm 71 10 Ar Cllftout G 15 am
Trains run dally except Sunday
Stop on Signal t Leave J Arrive.
Dr. H. E. Brenner,
SAFFORD, - ARIZONA
Is prepared to make good false rlates from
810 00 up. Teeth poslth ely extracted without
Office Hours; 9 to 12 a.m. 2 to 4 p.m.
-W. B. Fonda,
Justice of tho Fence,
' SAFFORD. ARIZONA
Special attention given to collections
Water rights bought and sold. ,
Draws deeds, contracts and all kinds of legal
papers. Titles examined and abstracts
..Barnes & Martin,
Wiley E. Jones,
Practices in all Federal and Territorial Courts
F. L. B. Goodwin,
Attorney at Law.
SOLOMONVILLE, - ARIZONA.
Practices In all Federal and Territorial Courts,
J. H. HcCollum,
,3 Attorney nt Law.
SAFFORD .... ARIZONA.
. Practices In U. S. and Territorial Courts.
Attorney nt Law.
aOfflce In the Arlsona Copper Co's Building west
side 01 me rner.
Attorney at Law,
y GLOBE, ARIZONA
Attends tho District Court of Graham County
and practices In oil the Courts In Arizona.
Attorney nt Law.
Notary rubllc and Conveyancer
rR. S. Patterson,
. SAFFORD, .... ARIZONA,
practices In all Courts.
Attorney at Law. Notary Public
Office at SAFFORD and SOLOMONVILLE.
., Graham County, Arizona.
i Will practice In all Federal and Territorial
Dr. L. E. Wigntman i
GV1MA. . ARIZONA.
KcaUa answers? promptly day and night,
Office; ' Street,
SAJTEORD, GRAHAM COUNTY, ARIZONA,
LOCAL NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Items of Local Interest Gathered by
Reporters on their Rounds.
DOINGS IN AND ABOUT TOWN
llreety Llttlo Notes or General Interest
Picked up Here and There.
Tho now business block erected
by W. "B. Ponda and "Wilber
Ijams aro almost ready for
Tho prospocts for tho Lono Star
mining district aro becoming
brightor every day.
Johnny Bossnor, who has boon
visiting tho different mining camps
in Graham county, returned to Safford
Tho best harrow tho Acme
matto can bo had at I. E. Solomon's,
Solomonvillo, for 17.00
Blucstono at tho Safford Drug
Chas. F. Solomon was in town
several days this week writing fire
During tho teachor s institute tho
subscription list was increased
Mr. Gcorgo Clemens returned
from Camp Arcadia last Sunday
and ronorts 14 inches of snow
Finest flavoring extracts at tho
Safford Drug Store. 10-18 tf.
Miron, tho youngest son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Allred, of Thatcher,
has been suffering with diphtheria
tho past wcok.
Territorial Superintendent of
Public Instruction Nethorton, left
on Monday's train for Phcnix. Prof.
Notherton says the Gila Valloy is
truly tho garden spot of Arizona.
Eov. Bovard. nrcsidinc older of
tho M. E. Church conference of
Arizona, spent sovoral days in
town this week as tho guest of Eov.
and Mrs. Downs.
Well!! Wellll! But it would do
you good nnd pay you, if you havo
to como 60 miles to seo the display
of Christmas goods at I. E. Solo
mon s, SolomonviUc, sold cheap
IIouso and lot for salo in Thatcher,
located on Main street. Good
location for either business or
dwelling purposos. Inquire at this
Every lady must havo a now
winter dress for Christmas. You
can buy just what you want at I.
E. Solomon's, Solomonvillo, for 20
per cont loss than anywhere else.
Seeing is believing.
Ilomor E. Byler, of Trinidad
Col., special agent for tho Equitablo
Lifo Insuranco company was in
Safford this wock in tho intorest of
his company. Robert S. Patterson
of Safford is tho local agent for
Paints, oils and brushes at tho
Safford Drug Storo.
Mrs Lila Cailin Moore, of Kentucky,
will dolivor a lecture on
Temperance in tho M. E. church on
"Wednesday evening Dec. 4th, and
on Saturday evening Dec. 7th, she
will appear in an open mooting of
tho lodge. Tho admission lorooth
nights will bo froo. Mrs. Mooro
comes well rcccommendcd and
should a havo. largo audience
Do your own painting. Paint
ready for uso at tho Safford Drug
Tho latest arrivals in Safford aro
Mrs. E. M. Brenner, mother of Dr.
Bronner, Mr. "Y. F. Dudloy,
nephew, and Mr. Loo Brantley,
cousin of Dr. Brenner, Thoy aro
all from Galveston, Texas, and
arrived in town on tho special last
Sunday night. Thoy expect to
make Saffoid their tuturo home.
Gco"Vhiz!l But you ought tD
seo tho larrro and lino stock of
Christmas goods on display at I.
E. Solomon's, Solomonvillo. Prices
way down for cash.
J. R. Lassator has had County
Survoyor Logan surveying and
platting his land south of tho rail
road track tins wcok. JMr.
will now offer tho land for salo
as city lots.
T. T. Huntor closed tho trado
on "Wednesday for Benj. Mauer, of
"Wilcox, for tho "Westovor place,
comprising 18 acres of cultivated
land, house, orchard, vineyard,
farming machinery, etc. Tho
price paid was 52,500. Mr. Mauer
will, wo understand, havo tho land
platted and sell it as city lots.
A Ituru Up.
Last Tuesday morning tho
stock of Hambrook & Schorr,
on East "Washington streot, Phcnix
totally destroyed by fire. Loss
813,000; insuranco, 89,250. Planners
saddlery storo is also damagod;
loss $2500; insuranco, 1000. An
imperfectly insulated electric wiair
was tho cause.
I3ftr - ?,& ,. t .. , I .-J- I V "V
Ballm? Of t&7 J"
Arizona Proouoos a Very Talr Sharo of the
Tho production of tho precious
motals in tho territory west of the
Missouri river, including British
Columbia, for tho year 1894 was as
Gold, 815,892,008, silver, 28,721-014;
copnor, $22,275,298; lead, 88,-
223.513. Total. 8105.113,489. Of
Of theso metals Montana produced
in round numbers $30,000,000;
S27,000,000; California, 14,-000,000;
Idaho, 88,000,000; "Utah,
87,000,000; Arizona, $7,000,000;
Nevada, $3,000,000; Dakota, 83,-000.000;
New Mexico, 81,000,800;
Oregon, 81,000,700; Alaska, $900,-000,
tho remaining product being
divided between Texas, "Wyoming
and British Columbia.
Arizona records an output of
gold, silver and copper for eighteen
years, onding Juno 30, 1895,
amounting to $143,739,128. For
last year tho output was as follows:
Gold, $4,200,000, an increase
over the previous year of $2,179,-750.
Tho silver output for last
year was 1,750,000 ounces, of a
of 81,137-500, being a decrcaso
of 8572,500. Tho copper output
for tho same perion was 48,001,-288
pounds, tho valuo of which
was $0,207,511, being an incrcaso
of 1,390,989 pounds.
To Tho Teachers ot Arizona.
hcoby given that tho
fourth annual mooting of the Arizona
Teachers' association will be
hold in Prescott on Fiiday and Saturday,
December 20 and 21, 1895.
All persons engaged in teaching,
tho territorial superintendent of
public instruction and county superintendents
of schools, may
members of this association
by signing tho constitution and
paying an annual fco of one dollar.
Tho object of this association, as
oxprcssed in tho picainblo of tho
constitution, are to further tho cdu
cational interests of tho territory,
to givo efficiency to Our school system,
to furnish a practicable basis
for united action among those devoted
to tho cause of education,
and to sccuro and maintain for tho
oflico ot teacher its true rank
among tho professions.
A joint county instituto will bo
held in conjunction with and preceding
tho association meeting, on
Tuesday, "Wednesday and Thursday
December 17, 18 and 19, in which
all of tho counties of the territory
and tho teachers individually aro
invited to participate. Special
transportation and hotel rates will
be obtained for tho teachers and
their friends who desire to attend
F. J. Netheuton,
S. S. Bay,
Exccutivo Committee of tho Arizona
Dated at Phcnix, this 19th day
of Octobor, 1895.
I'll 8 1 Time.
. The following letter was recentlj'
received by tho Iiivo Stock Agent
of tho Santa Fc route, and refers
to movement of a train load of
Mexican cattlo from Doming shipped
by Mr. Frank Koll, of Clifton,
Texas, a gentleman well known in
Texas and tho southwest, and is
worthy of tho attontion of cattlo
shippers in tho Territory.
Kansas City Stock Yards, Nov.
Mr. G. L. Brook,
Albuquerque, N. M.
Dear Sir: "Wo camo through
ahead of tho "flyer," making the
run in 40 hours. "Wo havo mado
the best run wo know of on record,
wo will havo two or three more
trains which wo will put over your
road about tho first.
"Wo thank you for your kind
fort in our bohalf."
Ycry truly yours,
Five acres of land with a good
young orchard and vineyard. A
orick house, with four rooms, good
well of water, cellar, stables, and
all other nccossary out houses.
Also a farm of 14 acres, 10 acres or
more in alfalfa. For particulars
and torms apply to
W. A. Bennett, Sffaord.
Do Yon Want Your Own Wheat Ciiouud.
If you will bring 1200 pounds or
moro I will grind it for 18 cents
per 100 pounds. "Will givo best
patent roller flour xxxx and xxx,
also all tho bran and shorts. No
docking. I. F. Campbell.
If you want good rohablo boots
and shoes go to Zundol & Fuller, at
Thatcher. Thoy havo just received
a mammoth stock of tho best quality
of boots and shoes, which thoy
aro soiling at bed-rock prices for
Get your flour at J. T. Owen's
for $2.50 per hundred pounds.
Violin and Guitar strings at tho
Safford Drug Store.
A fine stock of clothing at J. T
It Has Heen Largo ntthe Port of Now York
Duilugtho Tast Six Months.
Tho immigration to tho port of
New York from Europo during tho
past six months, or from tho opening
of May to the end of October
has beon much larger than it was
during tho corresponding poriod of
Tho immigrants landed from
May to October of this year, inclusive,
numbered very nearly 50,-000
moro than for tho samo months
of tho j'car 1894. Italy and Russia
havo sent their full sharo of this increase
Thero is oveiy reason for believing
that when tho current fiscal
year is ended in Juno next tho immigration
statistics will be much
higher than they havo been for
some years past. This estimato is
justified by tho fact that, whilo tho
arrivals for tho fiscal year 1894-'5
numbered but 190,928, those for
the past six months havo numbered
112,105. The falling off for tho
last fiscal year occurred in tho first
half of it, or in tho year 1894.
How to Kill a Newspaper.
Press and Printer informs us that
an editor who has evidenty felt
somo portion of tho process gives
tho following instructions for killing
a nowspaper: Just lot your
subscription go. It's only a dollar
or two tho publisher don't need
it. If ho asks you for it just got
as mad as you can and tell him to
stop tho "paper you never read it
anyhow. Then "goTJ3rrwyour
neighbor's. "When tho roporter
comes for news always bo busy.
Make him feel as if ho were intruding,
that your time is worth
8100 a minute. When tho advertising
and job man comes tell him
you don't need to advertise everybody
knows you; that you will try
to get along without any printed
stationery its too expensive; that
business is slack and you must
economize. Never drop in to seo
tho editor unless you want a freo
complimentary notice or a lengthy
obituary for a beloved relative.
Never recommend tho paper to
anybody. "When you speak of it
always say: "Yes, wo havo a little
sheet, but it don'tamountto much."
Keep this up for a year or two
and you will havo a dead
a dead set of merchants and
a dead town.
A Harmless (Jot ernor.
The governor of Ohio is tho only
executive in tho country who has
not the power to 'Veto. It seems
that tho Buckcyo stato has dono
business without tho provision for
years. Tho story ot how it was
abolished is interesting. Years ago
Ohio governors derived a big sharo
of their incomo from marriages, for
preforming which thoy were allowed
82 each. In tho early days that
was a largo sum, and tho exccutivo
counted this a principal sourco of
rovenue. Finally tho fee was abolished
by legislative enactment,
but tho governor's salary was sufficiently
increased to cover the fees
which wore lost. Goneral Arthur
St. Clair, who was then governor
of tho territory, veoted tho bill
abolishing tho fees and signed tho
ono raising tho governor's salary.
This performance, so tho story
goes, so angered tho people that
thoy soon afterward abolished tho
veto power and later took it out of
Tho Institute Hall.
Last Thursday night the Academy
hall at Thatcher was crowded
to its utmost capacity, it being tho
dato for tho grand ball and
tendered tho teachers of Graham
Co, by tho hospitable people
of Thatcher. Tho hall was not
largo enough to hold all tho dancers
who assembled there, and it was
necessary to havo two and three
dances of each kind to accommodate
them. Not for a long
time has Thatcher had such a rigorous
pruning in a social way and
all the the residents wero fteo in
their efforts to make it a long remembered
Institute session. All
who were present report an excellent
timo and teachers especially,
recommend tho people of Thatcher
"We want a limited number of
good teams to haul coko to Globe.
AVill pay 00 cents cash and 25 cents
for copper back. Hay 50 cts.
barley $1.25, all supplies at living
Cut Prices In Tooth Pulling. Only
Cents per Tooth.
Dr. M. E. Brenner, tho popular
dentist of tho Gila valloy, will extract
teeth at his oflico, located in
Safford, for 25 cents per tooth and
if any person has not the money,
credit will bo given them for same.
lie has cut all dental work to tho
lowest price. 11-22 2t
Clipped and Condensed From Late
PASSING EVENTS OF THE WEEK
Happenings Throughout tho Territory
Edited With tho Scissors.
For a lady to walk down tho
streot dosen't seem absured, unless
hor costumo bo what is commonly
known as tho "Mother Hubbard."
If in this sho bo dressed,
sho will surely bo placed in duress
in the city of "Williams, by an or-
dince passed Coconino Sun.
"Whilo Utah will not become a
state until July 4, 1896, an order
has beon issued in accordance with
which all flags hereafter ordered by
tho government for regiments will
contain tho star representing tho
now State, making in all.
Tho now star will bo placed at tho
right of tho forth row from the top.
A change has also been mado in the
sizo of tho standard, which before
has been six feet by five. Tho now
size is to bo five foot six inches by
four feot four inches. Tho now
flags aro to be mado of tho best
American silk. Free Press.
and Mrs. C. M. Shannon, who
havo been rusticating at Morcnci
for several weeks, wero in tho city
Friday en routo to Silver City,
where Mrs. Shannon will make a
visit.. Afr. ftlmnnnn rfitnrnnrl to
luSTPincsTucsday. Thoy expect
soon to go tiKbftaKU.l'c, to spend
the winter WestcrnjEfDcPOL
citv iail is now empty for
tho second timo since built. Tho
last prisoner, a six months' termer,
was left at work upon a wood pilo
and took log bail yesterday for
parts unknown. 'Tis hoped ho will
not return. Courier.
Sho is dainty as a fairy.
And her vestments light and airy,
Mako her seem quito visionary
To my eye.
I can only staro and stutter,
As with stately rhythmic flutter,
Liko a graceful white-winged cutter
Sho glides by
Debonair and daffodilly,
Sho seems cool, but I seem chilly;
Though my love is warm, I'm silly
Her serene and royal highness,
What's tho secret of my shyness?
I'm a clerk whoso wealth is minus
In a storo
N. Y. Mercury.
Leap year is coming, boys beware,
Let not tho maidens woo you;
Before leap year is out, take caro
Lest thoy decide to suo you.
Detroit Free Press.
Pound in a Mud Hole.
Monday morning, tho
brakeman, J. H. Graham on
821, between El Paso and Silver
City, discovered tho form of a man
in a mud holo ono mile east of Nutt
station. Ho notified tho train
crow at Nutt. and thov verified his
conjecture. Tho man is as yet un
identified. A few articles of camping
outfit were found beside the
pond. Various theories as to tho
cause of his death aro entertained.
When tho train crow reached tho
body thoy found tho throat had
been cut, and appearances indicated
tho man had been murdered
whilo asleep and tho body thrown
into tho pool.
Tho victim was Will Cheney one
of the Chonoy Brothers who had a
lease on Governor Padloy's ranch
at Las Ci uces. Ho loft Las Cruces
Saturday morning with a saddle
horso and pack mule, with three
weeks supplies, intending to meet
somo friends at Lake Valley and
Hillboro and go on a prospecting
trip. Tho animals and provisions
taken by tho murderer; about eight
dollars in monoy and tho dead
man's watch wero also taken.
Much indignation is oxprcssed at
the actions of tho sheriff of Dona
Ana county who it is said refused
to take any stops to capture tho
murderer. Frank Cheney, brother
of tho muidered man, and Ben
Williams, took tho tho trail yesterday.
Silver City Enterprise.
Brenner: On tho 21 inst. to tho
wife of Dr. M. E. Brenner, of
Safford, a son.
Chlarson: On tho 27th inst. to
the wife of Lorso Chlarson, of
Thatcher, a son.
Harris: On the 25th inst, tho
old son of Mr. and Mrs
Thatcher, of membrane-
Too late for last week.
Our Merchants aro receiving
their holiday goods and tho stores
will soon havo an elegant lino of
Christmas Goods displayed.
S. J. Sims has cono to Thomas
where ho is employed by tho G. V.
G. & N. By.
Messrs. Jack Dodgo, Abe
Wm. McBrido and Chas Eose-berry
havo returned from a trip to
tho west of Grant.
Miss Emma Wcech is just re
covering from a aovero attack of
tonsihtis. She was unable to teach
school several days and was relieved
by Mrs. Janio Wightman.
'Earnest, tho eight-year old son
of Wm. Wooten, of Camp Goodwin
died of diphtheria last Sunda y
Dr. L. E. Wightman performed
a very difficult oporation on Mr.
Jerry Taylor, removing sovoral
tumors from his hands.
Soveral cases of diphtheria aro
reported in our vicinity.
Died of Lock Jaw.
Jesse, tho 11 year old son of Mr.
William A. Gillispio, residing about
3 miles abovo Safford, died Wednesday
night at 12:30 o'clock from
lock jaw, caused by a cut in the
hand received nearly two months
ago. Some timo during tho month
of September Jesse Gillespie severely
cut his hand with a large knife.
The cut was directly across tho
palm of tho hand and, whilo it
tho usual treatment, no bad
results wero anticipated as tho
hand, it seemed, had almost fully
Ttcaveied. However, last week
ono day "wHivpung man was thrown
from his " attempting
to break tho ToTcirrJr &
fall used tho hand that had been
wounded, and again broke open tho
wound its full length. Proper
medical attention was at onco called
and every thing was dono to
tho young sufferer, but medicines
wero uslcss and ho was taken
with lock jaw from which ho never
recovered, and at tho timo abovo
given, whilo surrounded by his
family and Dr. Lacy, tho attending
physician ho breathed his last.
All the Kicker's Klub dances
heretofore have been successful and
tho one in tho Court house, at
Wednesday evening was
no exception. This was the first
dance of tho Kickers this season
and it is the intention of tho Klub
to hold dances at regular intervals.
Tho Court houso was scarcely iargo
enough to hold tho monster crowd
of ladies and gentlemen who enjoy
tripping tho "light fantastic too"
Quadrilles, Lanciers and Waltzes
wero danced in rapid succes'ion.
Mrs. Nceso the popular caterer
served lunch in tho Eccorder's
and tho Solomonvillo Spanish
Orchestra furnished tho music.
Many woro present from Safford.
Mr. Orson Elliott and Miss Pinkey
Posey wero united in tho holy
bonds of matrimony, at the residence
of tho bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Posey, of Thatcher,
yesterday afternoon at three
o'clock, by William D. Johnson.
A limited number of friends and
relatives were invited. About
four o,clock tho guests wero invited
to partako of tho wedding dinner
after which they proceeded to the
school houso where a danco was
held for tho enjoyment of all. Mr.
and Mrs. Elliott will mako their
future homo in Solomonvillo. Tho
Guardian extends congratulations.
NEW YORK WORD-,
Tnc Twice-a-week Edition of tho
Now York World has been converted
into tho Thrice-a-week. It
furnishes 3 papers of G pages apcico
or eighteen pages every week, at
the old price of ONE DOLLAE a
year. This gives 150 papers aycar
for Ono Dollar and every paper
has 6'pages eight columns wide or
48 columns in all. Tho Thrice-a-week
World is not only much
larger than any weekly or semi-weekly
newspaper, but it furnishes
th? news with much greater frequency
end promptness. In fact it
combines all the crisp, fresh qualities
of a daily with the attractive
special features of a weekly.
LOOK AT THIS.
The New York
WOELD and tho GUAEDIAN can
bo had ft)- ono year for 2.75. Send
tho price of both subscriptions to
this office and secure two good
papers for a little more than ho
cost of one.
Blank promisory notes for sale
at tho Guardian office.4
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Nearly an Accident.
A. A. Whitney narrowly escaped
what might have been a serious
accident Wcdncsdaj' evening whilo
enrouto to Solomonvillo accompanied
by Mrs. Sneddon and her
daughter Maggie. It scenis that
whilo on tho road between the
depot and Solomonville the way
beca'mo so rough that it was
thought advisable to cut off somo
of tho distance by taking a more
direct routo to the town, this however
did not provo successful, as
scarcely had the road been left
than a ditch of considerable depth
was reached. Mr. Whitney was
not aware of tho prescuco of tho
ditch, and was only apprised of
tho fact by the horses making an
effort to jump it. Of course tho
horses jumping brought tho buggy
forward with a terrible suddeness,
and Mr. Whitney was thrown
tho dash-board upon ono of
the horses and from thero fell to
tho ground, tho wheels of tho buggy
running over him directly at
the hip. Ho retained presence of
mind though, which in such cases
always is of much value, and kept
a firm hold on the reins and by
giving tho animals a stern com-'
mand to stop succeeded in regaining
his feet. It is almost a miracle
how a man as heavy as Mr. Whitney
was thrown from the buggy
whilo two ladies who wero with
him retained thoir seats.
When Mr. Whitney was thrown
from tho buggy thero being no dry
spots in tho vicinity ho was compelled,
much to his discomfiture, to
land in a pool of mud of no small
dimensions. After removing his
clothing and drying them by a fire,
and giving them a thorough dusting
and renovating ho arrived at
tho danco throe hours late.
Ahead-end collision just east of
SEoeTiiSfcer, N.M., botween tho cast
bound Chic32&TOiipd and a freight
train on tho Santa FcTRho trains
met on a sharp curvo and'Sjpth.
enrnnes wero destroyed. Tlio mi
car was thrown on top of an engine
ana uio oaggago car and ono chair
car is upsido down in the river.
About twelve nassenrers w
moro or less injured.
Engineer Bourne, of the. flV.
and the postal clerk are missing.
j.no injured passengers aro being
taken to the Las Vcms hosnitnl
and the wrecking crews havo start-
cu irom itaion and Jjas Vegas to
clear the way and repair about fiOO
feet of track which was torn up.
The Safford Improvement and
Social Club mot in regular sessson
in tho M. E. church building last
Tuesday night with a largo atten
dance, oommitties appointed at
the previous meeting reported
progress and a general routine of
business was outlined. During tho
session tho subject of a street
was introduced by Mr. A. A.
Whitney, special agent for tho
Osborne Machine Co., who suggested
tho erection of a machine
that would move ten feet of dirt
at onco and mako a uniform grade.
Ho was requested by the club to
draw out a diagram of tho machine
and ascertain tho prico of erection
which he did. Tho plan was
adopted, and the leveler is now in
course of construction. Tho streets
are being daily improved under
tho supervision of tho Club
Arrangements havo beon mado
for tho Safford Dramatic company
to ro proauco tno jxio uraudo in
tho Court House at Solomonville
Tho company havo presented
this play twice recently to crowded
houses and have given good satisfaction,
and wo believe thoy will
do themselves credit in tho presentation
to-morrow night. Eeserved
seat tickets aro on salo at I. E.
I have opened a night school in
the primary school houso, in which
the branches of Elocution, U. S,
History, Civil Government and
Arithmetic aro taught. Sessions
each Monday, Wednesday and
Thursday nights. Terms $1.00 per
month. E. S. Patterson.
Y'csterday was Thanksgiving
and tho population of turkeys in
this valley was reduced to a considerable
What warrant is thero for tho
prolific prophecies that tho silver
question died on November 5th?
Just about as much as thero was
for saying after each election since
1812 that the tariff question would
be settled. Silver will continue to
be an issue until this vast element
is wiped from the face of the earth
or silver is restored to its rightful
place as a final redemption money.
The sooner the goldbugs recognize
wiusu guuering truins and act ac-J
cordingly tho quicker Tsiherawill
ceaso to be amissuc.