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THE ARIZONA REF
The Largest CircTlation of Any Daily 3?aper Published in Arizona.
PHOENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 4, 1891.
t pOl'l'LAIt CLERGYMAN KILLED
IN AX KI.KVATOK.
I,T. Samuel llenedlct tlm Victim nf a
HItreli'C Accident The Pontllilllty
of a New ami Powerful Eiplnslvn
I.lird .er a Century.
By tlio death of Rov. Samuel Benedict
killed in nn elovntor nccldeut
the other tiny. Cincinnati loses a popular
and .iWe preacher. Ho was sixty-seven
ywr- of age and
mn by birth.
Mtu h of Ins mill
j,irri.il life was
spent m tlo
juuih, and at
S.nnnn.ili ho held
for a 1' 'Kg peoa
the rectorship of
jje t.-k charge
r,t Kt Paul's) Pro-
tenant Episcpal EV. SAMUEL BESKDICT.
cl, i at liudnnnti fourteen years apjo,
ando'inng his residenco in tho Queen
f,iv n i.l endeared liimsclf-to thousands,
jjlriives n wife, 11 vq. sons and three
Trie manner in which Dr. Benedict
net his death was peculiarly sudden and
tn-ru' Accompanied by tho associate
rectur, Rev. Frank Baker, ho liad been
muKing a round of pastoral calls. Late
la tap afternoon ho visited Mrs. Peebles,
aa invalid, who lives in ft fl.it ou the
third flor of tho San Rafael building.
"May Uod bless you," lie said at part
in;;, "may you soon bo well." A mo
ment later ho ami Dr. Baker entered the
eiev.it'.r When it reached tho door on
the ground floor Dr. Bonedict iitarted to
stp out. As ho did so the elevator be
gan to ascend, despite tho efforts of tho
enured man in charge. Thonged pas
tor s right leg was caught between the
screen and tho elevator, and buforo the
marainery could bo got undercontrol he
had received fatal injuries. Ho died
wb is being conveyed to his residence in
a p,itrul wagon.
The PoMlbllltlen or Kxplotlvet.
The fact that tho new explosive "fortis"
Is f..rtv times as powerful ns nitrogly
cerin impels the London Herald to re
nal h. "May we not in time discover
seme other explosive forty or fifty times
B" powerful than 'forth?' We shall
in nat case 1 very near the time when
a single anarchist could carry in his
p ket a car ridge capable of reducing
the wimlo of Paris or London to almost
impalpable dust. Tho very fact of the
existen.e uf such an explosive would
make bf- horribly uncertain and would
c .me very near to paralyzing business
a.l ver the civilized world. Tho man
wh" discovers such an explosivo will bo
ai.le i appieciato tho feelings of the
Mj utuias, who, according to theoso
ptiivri, know so much that they have
t. . nc-.il themselves in Thibet lest
otm-r men sh.mld get possession of their
In. wledgo and destroy tho universe
He Lived Omr h Century.
It was given to Isaac Brandensteiji to
view nunv stirring events, although ho
w.u an act ve participant in none of
them, lie was n
native of Hesse
Ousel, and when
he died in New
York city the
other day he had
reached the ago
of 100 years and
ten months. Ho
left his father's
houso when a lad
many ns u jied
dler of toys and
ilrv 1'ftfnl. lift
faW DUAM.ENS.rEIN. j
lenn in 1809, and again three years later,
when the baflled emperor was on his ro
trea fn,m Moscow.
Ii.. became) a resident of Now York in
113, and continued to make n living as
a pai k pedd.er until 1859. Then, when
auii.rtt seventy years of ago, ho started
a dry g. od j store in n small way and
bui.t upnbiiness which brought him
af.rtune He retired in 187-t and spent
the remainder of his long lifo in well
earned 1. isure. Ho began to use tobacco
w&en a'. id, and up to n month beforo
hiMl.-atu smoked ten cigars a day, bo
f'ies using a pipe. His wife died soven
y-uM a 4... and after Hint tho patriarch's
oniifi.rt was tho caro of his descendants,
i' aiing a son, four grandchildren and
1 great-grandchildren. Mr. Branden
tr,nwasan orthodox Hebrow, nnd up
tot ie timo of his fatal illness had never
cnMi.ted a physician.
I.lku 11 SKfliiton ut tlio t'e.tlt.
Th aiicint Egyptians had u rather
n ! isant habit of warning their guests
& 1 ' h.it at meat that death was in
n M .le, and thereby tempered timely
Oil n v till unseasonable gloom. Some
w"- -' .
--j-Z v x i-y7.T.
A liUDKKN MENU CAIU).
ksfciouuble people of today seem to. have
TIl'TTllMI 111 1
taKen n loar out or tno uooi: or tno
Pharaohs: at nnv vnln ilm ilaiifm c
menu cards are decorating their produc
tions with "artistio effects" calculated to
scare tho armetito from n nmvnn -n..,.-
son and to force him to call for stiinu-
lants. Iho bogey man is just now con
sidered tllft COlTl'I'h lllim. ill oninln
circles, and tho accompanying illustra
tion snows now no is pictured on the
iroiit 01 a ioiueu menu card.
TWO PLUCKY COLLEGIANS.
How They lllt.cineic.1 iiiul Eiplnypil tho
Oreut 1'nlU uf I.abnulor.
One of tho most successful northern
explorations of tho decade is that recent
ly completed by n party of professors
and students from Bowdoin college. The
main object of the expedition wan to
reach tho fulls of tho Grand river, of
which much had been henrd but about
which little was actually known. Ac
cording to tradition and report they
were more tremendous and a wo inspiring
than Niagara, but no white man had
ever viewed them, and the tales of the
natives needed substantiation. Four
years ago nn Englishman named Holmo
had ascended tho river 220 miles and
was then compelled to turn back.
On nrrival of tho party at tho mouth
of the Grand four young men of great
physical strength and euduranco wero
selected to undertako tho task. Austin
Cary was placed in charge and ho had
for his companions Dennis M. Cole, "W.
R. Smith and E. B. Young. They started
up stream in two small boats well pro
vided with arms, canned food and scien
tific instruments. A trapper's lint was
passed 6ix miles from the mouth, and
fifteen miles further inland the explorers
camo upon an Indian camp. After that
thoy saw no human being until their ro
turn. Tho ascent proved one of great diffi
culty. When it broadened out the river
was filled with sand bars, when it nar
rowed tho current was so swift that tho
boats had to bo pulled along with ropes.
Consequently tho days wero filled with
A rUMLOCS VOYAGE.
continuous toil. As for the nights, they
were almost unendurable owing to tho
presence of innumerable mosquitoes nnd
blaclt flies. Half tho provisions wero
lost through the capsizing of a boat, and
when 215 miles on their way ono of tho
party gave out. Ho started back, with
a companion to caro for him, and Cary
and Cole coutinued tho journey. Sixty
inile further on thoy found they could
travel no longer by water, so they hauled
their remaining boat nshoro, cached
their provisions and proceeded, each
nnrrvinL- a twentv-fivo pound pack of
neceisanes. They were forced to climb
several hundred feet to a level plateau,
and at last reached tho falls. Of them
a member of the expedition writes:
"Though theyaro small when com
pared with some of tho traditional sto
ries of tho past fifty years they bring no
disappointment. Thpy are sublime. For
six or eight miles tho stream slides down
its bed at tho rate of perhaps 100 feet of
fail to the mile, with several small ver
tical drops. Then coming to tho brink
of a precipico, and hovering for a mo
ment, as if hesitating, it sweeps in a
long and graceful curvo down into the
pool below, from which it emerges only
to enter upon another wild and mad race
for twenty miles at tho bottom of a can
yon COO feet deep. Tho total difference
in level in thirty miles is probably not
far from 800 feet, but tho largest singlo
fall is not over 150 feet high. Whilo not
exceeding Niagara in height, it certain
ly forms no unworthy rival to her.
"Tho most remarkable feature of tho
Grand river is tho wonderful canyon be
low tho falls. This is more than twenty
miles long, having nn average width of
ono-fourth of 11 mile. Its sides nro usu
ally vertical nnd will perhaps average
COO feet in height."
Their task accomplished, tho two
plucky explorers faced toward tho sea.
In duo season thoy gained tho point
where they had left their boat and buried
their supplies. To their dismay they
found that a camp fire, supposed to havo
been extinguished, had smoldered in tho
pcaly soil, blazed up after their depar
ture and destroyed everything. Almost
resourceless they pressed on. Wherever
n smooth stretch of water warranted
they built n rnft nnd went whirling
down tho mighty current at a rapid rate,
...Ml nil nf 100 miles in a singlo day.
At other times they had to urge their
course over rocks nnu inrougn uuua
thickets. Their coats and trousers were
torn to rags. Their shoes ana stocKings
woie out, and tliey covereu imui
uririi ihn sleeves of undershirts and tho
flap J of a leather pack. A littlo rico,
cranberries nnu a iew miuuku "
1......1 ii,,.!.. 7wi. At last, however, thoy
reached their friends, tattered and hag
gard, but triumphant, alter au usui;o
of thirty-four days.
Not Dinlrublo rood Articles.
Through necessity horso and dog flesh
havo become articles of food in some
parts of Germany. An official report
from Chemnitz states that during tho
last twelvemonth tho inhabitants of that
city killed and ato 55 horses and 81 J
n.,. ,-a n m.iv rpinedv for baldness
phjsiclan who claims to know says that
n diet of oatmeal nnd brown bread will
promoto tho growth of hair.
OllSEHVATIONS IN THE UIO HOLE
Uruloclsts Keturn Train Investigating the
.Meteoric llccloiia Near Flucttaff A
aiammoth Hole Suiipoted to Have Keen
Made l,y a Meteor.
Associated lrss Blspatcttea.l
FiiAObTAi-K, Ariz., Dec. 3. Q. K. Gil
bert and Marcus Baker, the former
chief geologist of the United States geo
logical survey, with a force of men, have
returned from Canyon Diablo, where
they wero sent by tho government to
tako observations and mako a map of
tho region whero eo much meteoric iron
has recently been lound.
Thoy spent sixteen days investigating
tho mammoth holo in tho ground sup
posed to havo been mado by a meteor.
This holo is G25 feet deep and 2J miles
in circumference. Tho theory is that,
from tho appearance of tho walls and
tho fact that thoy havo found many
pieces of meteoric iron around the hole,
the meteor penetrated tho earth 700 or
800 feet beforo it exploded, and this ac
counts for tho strange phenomena.
Three pieces of tho meteor, weighing
300, 600 nnd 850 pounds respectively,
were found on tho mesa within two miles
of tho crater, and are now in tho Smith
sonian Institue. Besides these, they
found many pieces weighing from two
thi: sri.'AKiciisiiii contest.
Crli, Mills nnd Siirlnsor Lead for the
Washington, Dec. 3. At the various
headquarters of tho live candidates for
tho speakership this morning it was
conceded with every man remaining in
the field, no nomination will bo possi
ble, on the first ballot. With four fifths
of the democratic congressmen in the
city this morning indefinite claims are
no longer possible aud tho position of
tho various candidates at tho present
writing seems to bo as follows : Crisp
first, Mills second. Springer third,
McMillan fourth, and Hatch fifth.
Spokesman Hayes, of tho Iowa dele
gation for Springer, said this morning,
even if it beenme evident between now
and the date of tho caucus that Crisp
was likely to bo nominated on tho first
ballot, his party would, upon the initial
ballot, cast their votes solidly for Mills
to prevent such a result. "Vo will,"
said he, do this because wo are con
vinced that tho sentiment of tho north
west is opposed to Crisp."
Springer utill claims 57 votes. Other
candidates do not concede him over 35
or 40. It is evident that neither Crisp
nor Mills will give out their full
The speakership caucus will bo held
Saturday, either in tho afternoon or
evening". Tl'o three minor candidates
nro each as steadfast as ever, and will
remain in the field until tho finish, nnd
their followers each express hope ol
It is impossible to ascertain tho com
plexion of the Wisconsin delegation and
a good deal of missionary work is being
done in that direction.
NEW IKON IIUII.DINC.
The Homo illl lie Used
Reidcr, tho lumber merchant, will
erect a 00x30 iron building 5n tho corner
of Jefferson and Maricopa streets. It
will be occupied by A. E. Knight, car
riage and sign painter, and Howard &
Lechner, house painters and paper
hangers. The samo will be known ns
tho Capital paint shops.
As largo a force ns can be obtained
will bo put to work at once, and it is
expected the building will bo ready for
occupancy in two weeks from this date
at the latest.
I'ro llono Tuhllco.
Prismotte, tho daughter of the rain
bow, 's beautifully suggested by the
seven colors of tho nrch of promis-i dis
played in every part of tho opera house.
Tho stngo itself is a rainbow, nnd in
every part of tho house, nnd even tho
liooths. are rainbows. Beautiful dolls,
dressed and presented by tho ladies of
tho city, makes that booth present a
life-like appearance. The fancy depart
ment contuins many attractive and use
ful articles, whilo tho curio department
looks like n veritable curiosity shop,
containing many specimens of Zuui,
Supai and Navajo pottery, some of them
quite antique. Also, many weapons of
offenso nnd defense, images, jewelry,
wampum, three-ply blankets-of great
value, a raro collection of coins, besides
a taxidermal display of over fifty varie
ties of birds, reptiles, and animals ter
restrial and arboreal.
The Chinese lievolutloii.
London, Dec. 3. Sir John Walsham,
Iiritish minister to China, in a tolegram
to tho foreign office, confirms tho re
ported outbreak of brigans, assisted by
a secret cseociation, west of Jeiiol nnd
beyond tho great wall. Tho minister
hiivs: "Possiblv tho insurgents havo
also been joined by the Chinese Moham-
edans, from Mongolia. 11 is reported
that two or three important towns have
been captured and a hundred natives
massacred. Thero is no reason to be
lieve that nnv Europeans wero killed,
Six thousand picked men, whom tho
governor has dispatched to tho sceno,
ought to bo equal to tho uprising.
TliP.m is ono British uunboat at Tien
Tsien, and another nsceudingtho Ynngst
Mother 11ml Child Hurtled.
Dknveii, Colo., Dec. 3. At tho resi
dence of Mrs. Geo. Master, last night,
a lamp was upset by her 18-months'
old child. Tho oil caught liro which
uns communicated to tbo child's cloth
ing. Tho mother grabbed tho child nnd
rushed screaming into tho street. Both
were burned todeath before assistance
A (treat Hanker' Wife. Dead.
PiiiLAPixruiA, Dec. 3. Mrs. Anthony
J. Drexel, wife of tho head of tho great
banking firm of Drexel & Co., died this
morning at her country house at Run
nymead, Delawnro county.
St. I.niila Waul the Convention.
Sr. Louis, Dec. 3 Steps are being
ta)ccn by nil tho commercial exchanges
nnd business men generally, to bring
the democratic national convention to
FLOOU GATJCH OK HEAVEN.
They are Opened In Nevada nnd Cali
fornia. Carson, Nov., Dec, 3. Rain has
fallen all day, becoming snow this even
ing, and now falling heavily. There ii
a great storm in the mountains f.nd the
snow is falling in immense volumes and
tho barometer is falling.
No Indian Disturbance.
Washington, Dec. 3. A telegram was
received at the war department today
from Gonernl Brooks, which sajs there
has been no Indian disturbances, as far
ns ho is able to hear, and tho coroner's
inquest in tho case of McDanieln, shows
that ho was killed by-vhite men.
A Uttle Costly.
Washington, Dec, 3. It Mill cost
about $800,000 to mako tho awards at
tho World's Columbian exposition. This
is the result of the labors of the com
mittee on awards. Tho report will bo
submmitted to President Palmer at
Chicago next week.
Mexican Annexation Scheme.
City of Mexico, Dec. 3. Over 100,000
Mexicans are cngatzed in business in
Guatemala, and it 111 rumored that they
are scheming to get up a revolution to
sliu annexation of ehe northern pro
vinces of Guatemala to Mexico.
The Antiquity of Chess.
Tbo origin of chess is shrouded in
mj-Btery. There U but little doubt,
however, that its birthplace was in In
dia, and that it is an offspring of a game
called chaturanga, which is mentioned
in oriental literaturo as in use fully 200
years beforo the Christian era. From
India chess spread into Peniia, nnd
thenco into Arabia, and rdtimiitely tho
Arabs took it into Spain and the rat of
western Europo. Tho game was in all
probability invented for the purpose of
illustrating the art of war.
Tho Arab legend upon this point ia
that it was devised for the instruction of
a young despot by his father, a learned
Brahmin, to teach him that a king, not
witlistanding bis power, was dependent
for his safety upon his subjects. The
Greek historians credit the invention of
the gamo to Paiamedes, who, they claim,
devised it to beguile tho tedium of the
siego of Troy during the Trojan war.
Detroit Free Press.
How tho ICiifar Sews Eur.
A profesSKinal Kaffir kaross maker
takes two pieces of fur, places them to
gether, hairy sides in nnd edges just
matching. He repeatedly pusses the
long needle between tho two pieces, o
as to press the hair downward and out
of U10 way He then bores a few holes
in a lino with each other and passes a
sinew fiber through them, casting a
single hitch over each hole, but leaving
the thread loose. Two or three such
holes being innde and the thread passed
through, he draws it tight so as to pro
duce a sort of lockstitch, perfc-ctly safe
and neat. Finally he rubs down tlw
seams so that tho edges lie as if one
piece. Professor Frederick Starr in
Popnlar Science Monthly.
Hrnilllan Co (Tee.
Advices received from Bnuil by the
bureau of tho American republics show
that the amount of coffee received nt
tho port of Rio do Janeiro for two
montlis of the present fiscal year was
842,051 bags. Tho total shipments dur
ing the samo period were 742,450 bags,
of which 490,000 bags went to thoUnited
Stntes. During the bamo period there
was received at Santos 323,931 bags.
He' Still a Wutchrill Parent.
Years don't count for much with tho
vigorous aud seasoned nativoof the stato
of Maine. Tho story comes f rom Ken
nobnnkport that Captain Benjamin
Thompson, nged ninety-eight, recently
repaired tho roof of his barn without
aid. He refused to nccept tho assistance
of his son, nged sixty, being afraid
"that tho boy might hurt hinuoif."
The South African diamond business
seems to be prospering. Ono company
at Kimberley is said to have mado
$5,000,000 in a year.
Telegraphic Quotations From Chicago
and San Francisco.
San Fkancisco, Doc. 3. Wheat,
quiet buyer season, $1.88J; buyer for
Barley, weak buver season. 1.17;
buver '01, T1.14; seller '01, M.14.
Chicago, Dec. 3. Cattle receipts,
10,000. The market was activo today.
Top prices. Prime, $5.90G.OO; stock
ers, $2.2002.90; Tcxans, $4.45; west
erns, $2.75; others, .'$2.30(33.85
Chicago, Dec. 3. Wheat Market
stronger, opening about samo as
cloning hours of yesterday. Be
came stronger, and closed about to
lower than yesterday. Heceipts,
1,412,000. Shipments, Q13.0C0.
Wheat, quiet cash, DO; Decem
Corn cash, 40J&.
Oats-cash, 31; May. 21.021.
Barley cash, 6960.
SIINI.SO STOCKS AND SILVER.
San Francisco, Dec. 3. Beloher,
1 r.n. m.r.it.1,- 1 nr;. rn-nf nr,. rv,,,..
solidated Virginia, 3.85; Confidence,
2.00; Gould nnd Cnrrv, 1.10; Halo
and Norcross, 1.15; Peer. 15c; Potosi,
1.40; Savage, 1.20; Sierrc. Nevada,
1.00c; Union Consolidated. 1.60; Jacket,
1.15; Ophir, 2.55; Best & Belcher, 1.80;
Peerless, 10c ; Locomotive, 5c.
Silver bars, 0)5595 ; Mexican dol
rilUCKIX MAllKETS. IIUTAIL 1'ltICEH.
Wheat l?a to 1; Barley 1c; Alfalfa
seed 7c; Flour $3; Grain sacks 8c to 9c;
Hams 10c; Bacon 15c; Lnrdl2)4c; Eggs
25o; Onions !!c; Potatoes c; Beans
(pink) 5c; Butter beans 7c; Butter 30c ;
Cheese 16c; Apples (evaporated) 15c;
Peaches 12jjr; Raisins 8c; Dried grapes
Gc; Apricots (dried) 12J4C; Prunes 15c;
Honey (strained) Cc; Honey (in comb)
FAILED TO AGS!
mciiKWicr.L juiiv cannot
REACH A DECISION.
Seven of tho .furyiuen Vote for Convic
tion as Charned in the Indictment
and I'lve for Assault A New Trial
Great interest was manifested in the
Uedewell case, and when tho jury filed
into the court room yesterday morning,
the house was crowded with people
anxious to hear the conclusion of tho
trial; but the foreman informed tho
court that thoy were unable to arrivo at
Tho court ordered them back to tho
jury room, and was asked to instruct
what might constitute tho crimo as
charged in tho indictment. The court
again gave them complete instructions
and ordered the bailiff to walk the jury
around a block or two after which they
would retire for consultation.
At 2 o'clock, when court convened,
thoy again asked to be discharged as
they could not agree. 1
Upon the court's again sending them
back they asked to bo instructed as to
tho punishment for tho forms of verdict
indicated in the instructions of the
court, but tho court not thinking it
advisable to do so, they wero sent back
the fourth time.
At 4:30 thoy again returned and were
still unable to arrive at a verdict, aud
The complexion of the jury was var
iable. Tho first ballot was, ton for con
viction and two for assault. At 0110
timo it was eleven for assault and one for
tniiltv as charged in the indictment.
The last ballot was five for assault and
seven for guilty ns charged.
The vanable'ballot seemed to indicate
that citrlit wero in favor of conviction
and four for assault.
LOST ON THE DESERT.
A Surveying Tarty Without Water Three
Days No Thnnksglt lag Dinner.
A surveying party of the Verde Canal
Company camped at tho foot of tho
White Tank mountains on the evening
of November 24, and on tho following
morning Chief Engineer K L. fetraur
dispatched E. 11. Biddic, one of the
men. with a two-liorso team ana wagon
loaded with three empty barrels for
water, to be obtained at the Buckeye
Night came on, but no man or water
came in sight; the last drop of water in
camp had been used at supper. After
waiting an hour so after dark, Engineer
Straur concluded to send out scouting
parties and build fires on the sided the
mountains, which was dono While the
men wero searching for their lost com
rade, ho came into camp on foot, tired,
hungry and worn out. Ho had been
lost, and after driving his team around
from place in search of the camp,
ho decided to stop and give the
poor animals a rest, so accordingly
ho unhitched the worn-out horses,
turned them looso and started to look
for the camp on foot. Tho lights on the
sido of the mountain attracted his at
tention and acted as a guide back to
Tho following morning, which was
Tlinnksgivingday, tho camp still had
no water to drink or cook with. Rid
dlo nnd another man were again sent
for water this time to the water wagon,
which could not bo found for some
Ono of the horses came into camp on
tho night beforo Thanksgiving and tho
other was found grazing around within
a milo or two of tho wagon.
However, the water did not arrivo in
camp until about noon of tlm 27th,
making tho camp three days without
water nnd their Thanksgiving dinner
twenty-four hourn late. Nevertheless,
thero was a Thanksgiving in camp that
day, all tho same.
A Runaway Tiiam Tnkes a Spin Down
Yesterday evening ns C. S. Stevens
was passing from his wagon to his
horses' heads to tie them in front of the
Gregory house, they became frightened
at a piece of paper and started down
Washington street at a racing speed.
They ran neck nnd neck until they
reached tho postoffico, then they turned
into the court yard, striking a tree and
ono passing on cither side. Hero they
became detached from the wagon and
were soon under control.
It was very fortunate that no one was
hurt, as tho streets were crowded and
the peoplo wero coming from the court
house, blockading tho crossing.
Mr. Stevens seems unfortunate, as he
lost his steam pump a year or two ago.
Ho struck a novel idea of building a
large flat-boat and placing thereon a
large engino to pump water from the
river, tho boat rising and falling with
the stream. The boat was anciiorea to
a large cottonwood treo by means of
large ropes, but the floods came, and
the sand washing avtay from the root of
the tree, it fell on the boat, sinking
both engine and boat in tho sand in the
bottom of tho Salt rivor. The sand now
covers it to tho depth of ten feet, and
tho irrigating schemo is a thing of tho
Snylncs and Dolncs In Phoenix and
Company B., N. G. A., wero out
drill last night.
In the case of Hewins & Craighead vs.
Wilson, motion for n new trial was
Wm. Limbroch, of tho Corner shoe
shop, has a pet wild-cat four months
old. It is a playful follow and tuns at
large part of the'time.
The funeral of Edward Evans took
place yesterday at 3:30 p. m. He leaves
11 wife nnd six children to mourn his
loss. They are in destitute circum
stances. Tho Kansas excursion will be here on
Satuiday. Everyono should unito in
extending to them a cordial welcomo,
as there will bo many investors in tho
C. II. Akers, county recorder of Yav
api county, was on Tuesday evening
married to Miss Jennie Bryant, one of
our most populnr society young ladies,
Rev. G. L. Pearson officiating. Tho
newly wedded counlo started for Prcs
cott, "yesterday, taking with them the
best wishes of their many friends.
In the case of the First Notional Bank
of Trinidad, Col., vs. J. S. Day, which
came up yesterday, judgment was ren
dered in favor of plnintifl for $2,010.77.
We learn from reliable authority that
the contract was let yesterday for grade
ing the now railway from Ash fork to
I-rescott, and work will be begun im
mediately. Elder Dr. C. Hunter will commence a
protracted meeting this evening, at 7
o'clock, in tho Adventist Tabernacle,
corner of Center and Madison streets.
All &ru invited.
Tho contract will bo let in a few days
for the grading of tho remainder of the
new road between Phoenix and Prescott.
Work will bo prosecuted without a halt,
till the road is completed.
Some one walked off with a coat, vest
and three paira of pants that wero hang
ing on the form and near the door of
tho Great Eastern on Wednesday even
ing. Mr. Ellis values tho lot at ,25.
Marshal Blankenship is in pursuit of
tho party and he will bo arrested this
The "Prismette" has a fortune-teller
and a galvanic battery. Mrs. Cox and
Mrs. Trask havo charge of the doll booth.
They have shown rare, artistic tasto in
the decoiation. In fact the opera house
presents a holiday appearance through
out. Miss Garlick has the curio booth,
which contains a rare collection. Miss
King has the fancy booth and Miss
Street the tissue paper.
Movement of Pluunlx People Arrivals
and Departures Personal (losslp.
II. R. Patrick starts in a few days for
Judge Alexander and wife went to
Yuma yesterday, on the morning train.
J. E. Peck, the genial cattle man
from Baldy mountain, was in the city
0. W. Bondurant expects his teams in
tomorrow. They will bring ore on tho
Earl Parker and Al Galpin came in
yesterday from the desert. They were
out with a surveying party.
Hon. S. F. Webb, who sold his homo
ranch a few days ago for flO.OOO, is
erecting a new dwelling on his Barkley
S. B. Wickershaw went to Cartright's
reBterdav. Ho took several carpenters
with turn ana expects to complete ms
contract in three weeks.
II. C. Orme, countv assessor, was in
town yesterday. He has just completed
his new dwelling, his old one having
burned down about three months ago.
J. B. Hinskany, of Fort Madison, la.,
is trying tho dry air of Phoenix for
consumption. His father is a wholesale
boot and shoo man at Keokuk, also one
of the stock holders of the Chicago
A. J. Gravict starts this morning for
hii mountain ranch. He reports that
feed is scarce and many cattle are dying,
principally cows. Hudson, Grabiel &
Murray expect to lose one-third of their
herd. They havo 9000 iiead.
K. H. Field and wife, of Colorado
Springs, are at tho Allminbra. Ho is a
banker there aud is loud in his praise
of that model temperancecity, but camo
to Phoenix on account of poor health.
John Earl, an experienced nurse, has
been taking care of him. He is rapidly
John McGuire, who is foreman for
P. A. Welch, was in town yesterday.
Ho reports having 3C5 tons of hay
stored already in the double warehouse
which they built recently. During me
last season, over $4000 has been spent
in improvements on their tairview
ranch 2 miles north-west of Phoenix.
How They Rear These Illrds of Plumage
Almost every one that visits Phoenix
takeB a drive out to to the ostrich farm
threo and a half miles west of tho city.
It is owned by Josiah Harbert, who iB
an old resident of Arizona.
He commenced with a single pair
one year ago, and he now has twenty
fourl In their native country, Africa,
the female begins to lay at four years,
but herf they begin at two.
He had three hatchings this year, and
the oldest hatched February ; the second
hatching was about June 1, and the last
They set six weeks, and the male
bird takes turn about, setting half the
time. They feed on alfalfa, and are
kept in the field as easily as horses,
using the same fence.
A full grown ostrich weighs about 300
pounds, nnd is valued at $400. Tho
cost of keeping is about $5 a head per
year, and lay from forty to fifty eggs each
year. The egg-shells hero sell from $1.50
to $2. They produce their first crop of
feathers when they nre fourteen months
old, and nre picked every eight months.
The plumes bring about $40 per year.
Mr. llarbert raised more young ones
this year from his one pair than the
California farms with five pairs.
No doubt in the near future ostrich
raising will be a paying industry in
Notes, lu and Around Glendale.
A largo depot will be erected at Glen
dale, to accommodate the heavy ship
ments of stock, grain, fruit, poultry and
Fifty-five thousand sacks of barley
have been hauled from within three
miles of Glendale, to market since Sep. 1.
Thirteen carloads of fat hogs have
been driven from within three miles of
Glendale, to market, during tho past
seven weeks, fattened on alfalfa, and
running in barley stuble.
One-liundrod nnd ninety-five tons of
baled alfalfa hay lias been hauled by two
men, from within three mile3 of Glen
dlo to Phoenix, the past month. Alt
tho above freight would havo been
shipped from Glendale, and much more,
had the new railway been completed.
Why Not Get Ilreakfast
At the Reedy House, west of depot,
Gila Bend. Meals always first class. M.
W. Reedy, proprietor.
All Aboard for Mesa.
Having purchased tho Tempo stauc
line, wo will extend it to Mesa City,
making daily trips from Mesa, via Tem-
pe, to Phoenix. Will leave Mesa Fruit
store, PhiEiiix, at 4 p. ra. every day.
Fisher & Sillxman.
DUTV ON CKKEAI.S AND ANIMALS
TO HE SUSPENDED.
A Ulll l'asses the Chamber of Deputlei
That Will Open a Mexican Market to
American Farmers Caused hy a Short
age of Crops.
Associated Press Dlipaicbes.l
Citv ok Mexico, Dec. 3. A bill grant
ing tho president the power to decree a
suspension of the duties 011 cereals and
all discos of animals coming from for
eign countries, so as to meet the emer
gency caused by the loss of crops in tho
various states passed the chamber depu
ties without a dissenting vote, ana was
passed to the senate where, unquestion
ably, it will pass. The passing of this
bill will furnish tho farmers of tho west
a good market for crops. " ,
THE CELEBRATED 8TKIP.
The Cherokee Committee and Commission
Come to Terms.
Tahlequah, I. T., Doc. 3. Tho com
mittee of tho Cherokee council com
pleted negotiations for the sale of public
lands to the United States with the
Cherokee commission. The commis
sion agreed tp pay ,8,700,000 for the
strip, or about $1.40 an acre, or 15 cents
per aero more than they ever offered
In consideration for this raise in the
price, tho Cherokees waived all other
claims nnd demands. The agreement
thus arrived at, will be presented to a
full council Monday for ratification,
with the recommendation that tho gov
ernment's offer bo accepted forthwith.
A LOS ANGELES TRAGEDY.
A Case Taken Erom the Courts and Set
tled hy Colts.
Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 3. George
Baxter today shot J. B. Ramsay twice
in the back," ono ball entering the ab
domen, and Ramsay ia dying. Both were
well known colored politicians and had
been in the Baloon business together.
The trouble was about settling their
affairs in court, and caused the shoot
ing. Both were men of families.
rOMONA'S TITLE CASE.
Tonner Makes Reconveyance
Pomona, Dec 3. Tonner today recon
veyed to Mrs. Palomares all the land
clouded by his title. She says she will
convey to all rightful owners and re
move all cloud. Nevertheless, to close
possibility of a further cloud, tho old
partition 'suit will be pressed to judg
ment. Decision Against the Anarchists.
Chicago, 111., Dec. 3. Justice Wood
man, before whom the cases of the
anarchists arrested at the meeting held
November 11, is being tried today, de
cided that the assemblies raided were
unlawful ones. He fined the leaders
$100 each, and the others $10 each.
These fines at the instance of tho city
prosecutor wero at once suspended.
This action was presumably taken for
tho purpose of averting an appeal to
the higher courts. It is understood,
however, the defendants will appeal,
Oroville, Cal., Dec. 3. Rain began
today and half an inch has fallen so
far. It ie snowing in the mountains.
PIKENIX HUSINES8 MEN.
ItemH Picked Up lty a Iteporter AuionK
Vantilburg & Davidson, tho now
jewelers opposito tho opera house are
said to have much tho finest assortment
of watches ever shown here. Call and
L. J. Wood, agent for the Mutual Lifo
Insurance Company of New York, the
oldest Life Company in the United
States, and the largest one in the world.
Many strange things happen. The
forty miners discovered gold, but Coron
ado Natural Mineral Water is the great
est discovery of today. It is being ship
ped to all parts of tho world. A large
supply on Land at Goldman & Co'i.
Don't forget that the Bee Hive store
will give a $500 piano to its patrons on
March 1, 1892.
The Bee Hive store will give a $100
silver set and tray to its visitors on De
cember 15. Everybody invited to call
and register. No purchase required.
Best soap in tho world, Tea Roue
The citizens' benefit for the free read
ing room will open at the opera houi'0
on Thursday evening, and will be th
event of the season. The fancy booth
will be superintended by Miss Kin;.
The doll booth, by Mrs. Frank Cox ar,d
Mrs. Belden Trask. The tissue paper
booth by Miss Pemberton, and the
dining booth by Mrs. Thibodo and Mrs.
Talbot assisted' by Mrs. A. C. Davis and
Mrs. trakee. A stage entertain
ment will bo given during each evening.
Best and cheapest family groceries at
La Mariposa store.
Miss E. L. Borquez, Spanish teacher,
residence, Center street.
The onlv reliable grccery storo in the
Territory in La Mariposa store.
For a first-class breakfast go to the
Maricopa House, at Maricopa.
The Irvine Co. Books and Stationery.
St. Claire & Pratt, stationers.
Popular prices is what makes the Beo
Hive the popular store in Phoenix.
AH aboard for Williams Bros.' Hotel,
Professors Hester and Pitzer, teachers
of piano, violin, zither, mandolin, guitar,
etc. Office at St. Clairo & Pratt's.
Use Tea Rose Borax soap.
The Beo Hive store sells the best $2
ladies' fine shoo in tho world.
Cape Cod Cranberries fresh and nice
at McNulty & Co.
Tho holiday stock at the Bee Hive will
bo the finest ever shown in Phoenix.
V. Joyeau, manufacturing and repair
ing joweler, cor. Center and Adams sts.
Pianos sold and rented, A. Redewill,
Tents and Wagon Sheets at Talbot &
, Hubbard's Hardware Store.