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TOMBSTONE ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 4, 1887.
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BOB DARRAGH'S STAGE LINE.
tige to connect with western-bou id train leaves
at 3:30 p. m.
tage to connect with eastern-bound train leares
at 3:30 p. m.
Stase to connect with Guaymis train leaves
at 8:30 a. m.
'tage for Charleston leaves at 8:30 a. m.
HRADSHAWS STAGE LINE.
Stage for Bisbe lcwes at 6 a. m. (except Sun
Office 406 Allen Street, under Ocoidental
Tombstone Visited By a Severe
This paper 1 leapt on file at E. O. Duke's
Advertising Agency, 04 and 05 Mer
chants' Exchange, San Francisco, Cal ,
where contracts for advertising can be
made for It.
Ben Goodrich returned yesterday from
Vic Wilson rsturned yesterday from a
trip to the border.
Be sure and attend the strawberry pav
Ice cream to-day at Yaple's candy
factory. The first of the season.
Fred Dodge who has been to Bisbee on
official businness returned yesterday.
District Court will be opened by
Judge Barnes on Monday the 16th inst.
Earthquakes do not come often in Ari
zona but when they do come they are
Charley Smith manipulated the rib
bons for Bob Darraghs extra stage to
A national convention of wool growers
will be held in St. Lous, beginning on
the 9th inst;
The West Virginia Legislarure will
ballot Ty-day lor a United States Sena
tor. Joseph Pascholy found time yesterday
to take a trip to the Sulpher spring valley
on pressing business.
There is no no truth in ths rrpt-rt
that" thp ScluefTclin hall had been injured,
by the shock, " V
Robert Eccleston, of Wilcox, came
over yesterday to visit his family. He
will remain several days.
It is to be hoped that with yesterday's
earthquake the rough weather of the
past few days passed away.
B. A. Fickas and family did not leave
yesterday as announced, but will certain
ly take their departure to-day.
The United States has a quarter of a
million telephones in operatien, whilst
England only has thirteen thousand.
Owing to the large number to outgo
ing passengers yesterday, Bob Darragh
was forced to run out an extra coach.
J. C. Hays come in to welcome his
young grandson yesterday, and to con
gratulate his children on their addition
to thr; family.
The funeral of little Romelus Miano
tool, place yesterday evening, from the
resdence of the parents, and was largely
attended by friends and acquaintances"
Sydew & Kieke have succeeded E.
Sydow & Co., as general merchants.
Messrs. E. O. McClure and F. Herreta
President Adams, of the Union Pacific,
(testified before the Pacific Railroad Com
mission that he had vouchers for all
expenses of the road.
The estate of the late W. A. Vander
bilt in the city of New York is valued at
$33,000,000. But the city Assessor only
put it in at $8,000,000.
The recent train robbery in our Terri
tory will suggest to the good god-like
citizens of the cast the possibility of Jesse
James being an Arizonacitizen.
Thetrial of the Nihilists has begun at
St. Petersburg. Their youth and high
bred air elicited much sympathy. Among
the prisoners is a maiden of striking
The German Ministry has forwarded
to the Foreign office a statement of the
Schnaebeles' case, alleging that Schnae
beles was arrested on German soil, and
justifying the an est.
George H. Dailey, the nr-iy appoirted
District Clerk atrived in the city yester
day to assume the duties of his office. He
is now stopping at the Occidental
Great excitement prevailed among the
school children yesterday during the
progress of the earthquake. Several
of them were reported to have fainted.
Yesterday evening just as the hands on
the dial of the clock pointsd to three,
there was a shock of an earthquake,
such as was never felt in Arizona. Not
withstanding the fact that no previous
warning of its approach by prophecy, or
otherwise had been given, when the shock
was felt no time was lost In the vacation
of the various structures of, the city.
Allen street presented such an apperance
of excitement as was never before wit
nessed. But be it said to the credit of
the citizens of this city, there was less
display of fear than is common on such
occassions. By all who hail ever expier
enced such shocks, it was pronounced to
be exceedingly severe and to those who
had never felt the quakings of mother
earth, the half minutes suspense was
terrible. The shock lasted fully thirty
seconds during which time the trembling
walls and rattling window panes furnish
ed music dreadful but sublime in its na
ture. Several walls of buildings along
Allen street show evidence of the near
ness of their destruction, by the gaping
seams left to view. And while their
strength was being tested, the glass ware
of other places was being shaken from its
position and in mtny instances falling to
the floor to meet a hasty destruction.
The county officials domiciled in their
offices at the court house hastily reviewed
the situation and as hastily arrived at the
conclusion that there services were not
required at that particular moment, and
lost no time in acting in accordance with
the dictates of their conscience, in short
it was but the work of a second that the
affairs of Cochise county were at a stand
still while its servants were working for
themselvs gratuitously. In the county
treasurers office the gold in the vault was
shaken down and mixed promiscuosly
without regards to valuation, The pris
oners in the county jail were greatly ex
cited and called pittously foi help which
which could not be givcd. Among the
places visited the Epitaph, found; that
at Youngs Drug store quite a numoerof
bottles had been sliakeu from the shelves
and broken. The same was true at
Pctos, At S. C, Bags store the deslrUct-J
ion of glass ware was greater than at any
other place in the city. At the Crystal
Palace saloon the globes from the lamps
were shaken from the chandeliers and
fractured in thousands of pieces. In fact
most every place in town showed some
signs of the severity of the shock. At
Willcox, it is learned that one house was
completely destroyed, and that others
were seriously damaged. It seems
that the vibrations were from north to
south. If this community is to have a
repetition of yesterdays shake, the Epi
taph hopes it may nof be iuereased in
Water in Abundance.
A peculiar feature of the earthquake
at Abbott's ranch in the Sulphur Spring
Valley, yesterday, was the opening up of
hundreds of water veins. Many of them,
and in fact, the large ones are far up on
the hillside. About 3:30 o'clock yester
day the rodeo had reached the ranch of
Mr Abbott and there were on the
premises about one thousand head of
cattle and forty men employed holding
the band, when the shock came. An eye
witness says tlat "the cattle and horses
were completely paralyzed."
A cloud of dust raised from the moun
tain range on the east side of the valley
from Dos'tabezas could be seen on the
range, and before we had time to realize
the cause of the disturbance, the dry,
parched earth beneath our feet was
opening in every direction around us and
water was spurting up in some places as
high as two feet above the surface, and
in an incredible short space of time,
there was as much water running down
the diy wash, as is in the San Pedro
rivet at the present time. The Abbott
Ranch, house is cracked from plate to
foundation and the chimneys broken off.
One of the cowboys had one of his legs
broken by his horse falling on him the
effects of the earthquake.
The New Reliable.
The Dexter stables has maintained its
supremacy over all other competitors in
this city for years, has once more, been
thrown open to the public under the
management of Bramer Brown the okle?t
liveryman in Tombstone. Mr. Browns
horses are not old worn out plugs, that
have hammered the roads of Arizona for
the past quarter of a century, but young
spirited thorrougbred hotses, fresh from
the pastures of Illinois and Kentucky.
His carriages are direct from the manu
factories and are new and stylish. The
harness and saddles are of the latest
patterns and made expresslyfor Arizona
use, all in all Mr. Brown has the most
complete and perfect livery outfit ever
brought to this Territory, and a visit to
his stables will convince our people of
this fact. Particular attention given to
Sonora travel. Mules and :trong dura
ble horses provided for this business.
J. MYERS & BRO., COR. FIFTH & ALLEN
"Pinkey" who is noted in Tombstone
as a joker was the author of a joke last
evening. About twelve o'clock "Pinkey"
movee quietly to the door of the Crystal
Palace saloon having in his hand about
a pound of large bird shot. The More
house faro game was in full blast and
"Pink" quickly threw the shot up in the
air guaging his aim so as it would fall
upon the faro "layout" and the players
surrounding it, and true to its mark the
shot came showering down the walls,
making a tremendous noise. The boys
having the late earthquake fresh in their
memory, at once came to the conclusion
that their time had come. The dealer
shouted "oh my god" and ran like an
Apache. The'lookout" man in the chair
gave one snort and fell flat to the floo
And the Chinamen shouting "hinj come
again" fled in dismay from the scene.
In fact every mothersoul of t,hem ran like
race horses to escape therf inpending
doom. All in all the scene was about
as ludicrous as coold be enacted, and re
flects credit upon "Pinkey" as a quaker.
From Bob Darngh it was learned that
Kimballs Lake near Fairbank was com
pletely dried up in twenty minutes after
yesterdays shock. He also states that
the embankments along the railroad
were moved in many instances as much
as twelve inches from their former posi
tions. At Fairbank, the shock was very
severe and many houses were greatly
damaged. From all portions of the
county heard from tne shock was about
as severe as in this city.
Antimony ore has recently been quoted
at $150 per ton in the London market.
It is said that a very large ledge of this
ore remains undeveloped in the Panamint
valley, Inyo county, California. It seems
that the mad rush for the richer metals
has caused the prospector to overlook all
Mother characters of ore.
A Good Feature.
inimeaiatiy auer tne earthquake yes
terday the water came bubbling from the
hillsides on the Abbott ranch, in Sulpher
Springs Valley, lrom where water has
never been seen. The extent of the wa
ter line is about one mile, and at the
present time sufficient water is running
from the recent exposed seams to sup
ply one hundred thousand head of cattle.
In one place in particular far up on the
mountain side a stream of pure water is
belching forth from the hilside fully ten
inches in' diamator, and at uresent
shows no signs of ceasing. Should this
wates supply continue, this will be the
most valuable ranch in Arizona. Mr.Pas.
choly says there is ta the present time suf
ficient water to irrigate one thousand
acres of land. This is one of the pleas
ing and pecular features o.f"yesterday's
Cocn!9fccoiji)ty hM hd much ex'per
ience in its short but eventful history, it
has had the cowboys, the Earps, the
Anti-Chinese League, the Knights of
Labor, Know nothing party and to cap
the climax she now boasts of an earth
quake, well after the formation of the
knownothing party, we surmised some
such a thing as this would come, it is all
right it was only for the purpose of ap
prising these "americans" that they do
not own or control the earth.
In m investigation of the municipal
administration in Brooklyn, Friday, H.
W. Pope ofthe Citizens' Electric Light
Company was on the stand. He testified
that Fire Chief Nevins, who had been
been taken into the Citizens' Electric
Light Company told him that it would be
neccessary to put up $8500 in money to
get a franchise. Half of this amount
was paid to Nevins in checks and
Messrs. Brewster Cameron, and C. M,
Bruce' two members of the committee ap
pointed by the Stockmens Association, to
consider and report upon the most pract
icable trail from Arizona to the steer
ranges of Montank and Wyoming, met
last night, and after discussing the mat
ter decided to adjourn until to-day, when
they will meet Mr. Slaughter and decide
upon some plan of action.
It makes an average Arizonian
mighty small whilst shaking and trem
bling in the relentless grasp of mother
earth. The only man we can think of in
Arizona, who feels bigger than an earth
quake, in active operation, is Scott, of
Pima county, the "smartie" of the Four
The Navajos Indians are beginning to
commit depredations in New Mexico.
They have been manifesting an unruly
desposition for many months past. The
military authorities should keep a sharp
loukout on their movements or else seri
ous trouble and possibly murder will
Attention is called to the advertise
of HafTher & Shaughnessy which appears
in this issue of the Epitaph. These
gentlemen keep the best character of
liquor and are well worthy of the liberal
patronage which they are receiving from
the people of Tombstone.
Tom Pidwell, a rancher in the Sulpher
Spring valley had his leg broken yester
day by his horse falling on him. Mr.
Pidwell was brought to town last even
ing and Dr. Willis attended to the fract
ured leg. and he now is resting
The following documents were filed
in the County Recorder's office yester
day: Affidavit. Of Murty Rogers a to
doing $100 worth of assessment work on
the Hamlininining claim situated in War
len district for the year 1887; Of Murty
Rogers as te doing $100 worth of assess
ment work on the Decker mine Warren
district for the year 1887.
Bond. Of C. L. Cummings and S.
Tribolet, in the in the sum of $1000 to
engage in the slaughtering business in
Quitclaim deed E. P. Van Kuren
to W. J, Cerbett - inteiest in the Eur
eka Spring Ranch, near Tres Alamos;
Clrtificatu of SALE-Constable Ben
Tames tn I. C llmhin (r i.i.,,.n
quartz mill belongling to A, H. Emanuel
and H. K. Brown to satisfy a judgement
against above named parties.
Down in the mines at a depth of 500
feet the convulsions of yesterdays shake
were extremely violent, throwing men
trom one .side of the shaft to the other.
The miners no doubt thought their day
of retribution had come.
Dr. W. Warnakros, wil arrive in this
city-ftwJu& to resume, his practice in
dentfstry. Hiso'ffisaoxjilbe at the same
old stand and any one desiring hfssc?vKL
ces can imd him 'here at th.- nc.jI
Lawyer Tyler of Hill-Sharon fame who
was disbarred for alledged unprofess
ional conduct, has appealed to the Su
preme Court ofthe United States. While
the appeal is pending the Supreme Court
of California permits him to practice.
Martio Costello has moved his St.
Louis Beer Hall in to the Oriental saloon
building in order to repair his building.
Workmen are now engaged in the work
Some prominent politiciaus in St, Louis
have been indicted by the United States
grand jury for election frauds last fall.
Among them are state Senator F. H'
Ketchum and Central Committee man
Second class excursion tickets from the
Pacific to the Arlantic coast will no long
er be sold. Reduced rates to disabled
volunteer soldiers traveling to the Vol
unteer Soldiers' Home will no longer be
Streets of Tombstone
HAS NEVER BEEN HEARD; OF, NEITHER .
HAS ANYONE EVER INTIMATED THAI
WE ARE FRAUDS!
But on the contrary, sensible, careful buyers, claim tha
nowhere can good qualities in
NEW & STYLISH
If v MS' (MM
and FURNISHING GOODS be bought at such wnnrferflilhr
low prices as at our store.
We Cheat and Swindle
None, not even our worst enemy,
but we give you a Plump
Dollar Value in Honest
Goods, for every hun
dred cents you
DROP IN AND TRY yUS!
- T -J
GOTTfrER FIFTH AND ALLEN STREETS.
C. M. Bruce, one of the newly ap
pointed Sanitary Commissioners, arrived
in the city yesterday. He says the
earthquake was very severe at his ranch
on the Babacomari and that their house
was greatly dannged by it.
For shrewd business sagacity f. V.
Vickers takes the lead, as was evidenced
yesterday, immediately after the earth
quake show by his making a liberal dis
tribution of circulars advising the people
to insure against acccidents by earth
quakes. Judge A. 0. Wallace and family were
among the outgoing passengers on yes
terdays stage. They were bid adieu by
many friends, who regretted to see them
leave, but who wishes them a safe and
pleasant journey, and a warm reception
in their new home.
Frank Ryan is not an admirerof earth
quakes. Yesterday when the shock
came he was betting high at Faro, he
having the ace coppered for $25 but the
severe shaking of the building knocked
the copper off and he lost his bet, Frank
says d n the earthquakes.
There is nothing equal to the Great
Acme Remedy to restore your nerves
after excessive drinking, and what is still
more creditable to the remedy, it will, if
used as directed, destroy the appetite for
rum and stimulating drinks.
Sam M. Barrow's
NEW AUCTION HOUSE.
Carpets, latest paterns, 20cts, 50cts and $1
per yard. Eastern Prices.
Furniture, Rockers, Bedsteads, Dressers,
Mirrors . Eastern Prices.
Window Shades 40cts, Kitchen Safes, Wash
stands. Eastern Prices.
Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes at Eastern Prices,
A full and complete line of
GENTS' Furnishing GOODS
Dinner, Breakfast and Soup Plates, 80cts,
per doz. Eastern Prices.
Cups and Saucers $1.50 per doz., Floor Oil
Cloths, 40cs, 50cts per yd.
Harness, Tinware, and Glassware, always on
hand at reasonable prices.
Wagon Covers, Tents, Guns and Ammuni
tion at Eastern Prices.
Wall paper of every style and description,
25, 30 and $1,25 per roll.
Sam M. Barrow.
ALLEN ST. BET. FOURTH AND FIFTH.