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FOURTH YEAR. PIKENIX, ARIZONA, TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 30, 1894. VOL. V. NO. 138. RICH GOLD MINES Half Interest Sold in a Valuable Group. Fifty Thousand Dollars the Consideration. More Than a Million Dollars in Sight. Denver Parties Become Interested in One of the Richest Gold Mines in Northern Arizona. Bt the Associated PresB. Prbscott, Ariz., Oct. 29. Wm. H. Yankee and 8. S. Kennedy, of Denver, today purchased of W. H. Combs, also of Denver, a half interest In the group of minea located in Crook cafion for $50,000. It is considered one of the best mining properties in Northern Arizona, having a million dollars in sight. . , PLACER MINES. Holcomb Valley Property to Be Developed. English Stockholders Take Charge and Will Put In New Machinery and More Men. By the Associated Press. San Benardino, Cal., Oct. 29. James R. Thrme and J. Merchant arrived in this city today from England, to take charge of the Holcomb valley mining company in the interest of English stockholders. These mines are placer diggings and have been worked for thirty years. Sew machinery will be pot in to handle the underflow of water and a large force of men will be employed. THE BEAUTIFUL SNOW. It Covers Nearly the Whole State of Nebraska. In the Northern Portion Stock Is Suffering from the In tense Cold. By the Associated Press. Omaha, Oct. 29. A severe Bnow storm prevailed all day throughout Nebraska. The snow covers the principal agri cultural portion of the state and a larce section where drought was. In the extreme northern part of the state stock is said to be suffering; though elsewhere the snow is melting rapidly and the weather is moderate. Troubles of a Keverend Red Man. New York, Oct. 29. The Rev. James Setle, a full-blooded Indian who minis ters to his race in Minnesota, started from his northern home a week ago to visit Archdeacon Kirkley ef Rye, N. Y. Mr. Sotle is 74 years old. On the way to Chicago he met a stranger, who re lieved him of his cash and left him penniless and friendless. He was sup plied with money enough to get to this city by the Rev. Mr. Rawson. When he reached New York he did not know how to get to the Grand Central depot. He asked a policeman and was directed to the statiou-house, where he says he was promptly locked op till morning. The next day a man accompanied the guileless preacher to the depot, bought him a ticket, and gave him 50 cents, taking his watch as security. Skirt and Knickerbockers. Topeka, Kan., Oct. 29. Mrs. Nannie E. Robinson, a muBic teacher of To peka, is the first woman to appear in public clad in the Kansas reform dress. It iB an odd costume and attracts atten tion, but seems to have all the advan tages claimed for it by the advocates of dress reform. Mrs. Robinson had it made to rule, and it is a fair specimen of the Kansas reform drees. The women who have agreed to adopt the reform dress have laid down the follow ing directions for its manufacture: A skirt not more thai three yards around and made to clear the ground Bix inches. Beneab the skirt knicker bockers, in place of petticoats, with leggings from instep to knea. Indi vidual taste suggests the styleof bodice, and over that a jacket. The headgear is also a matter of individual taste. Killed His Faithless Wife. Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 29. News has just reached here of a tragedy near Shelby, Miss., in which John Thomas slew his faithless wife and Bhot her paramour. Sometime ago the affections of Thomas' wife were alienated and she took up her abode with Donald Hill. On Sunday Thomas armed himself with a Winchester and lay in wait for his wife and her paramour. When they approached his hiding place Thomas opened fire. The woman fell dead at the firBt shot. The paramour was shot but managed to get to a swamp where it is believed he has died. Thomas made his escape. FOR EXTRA TIME. Letter Carriers to Be Paid at the Eight Hour Rate. Washington, Oct. 29. The United States court of claims today rendered judgment m favor of 198 leetter carriers for time served in excess of eight hours a day. Scarcity of Water. New Orleans, Oct. 29. A serious problem is confronting the cilzene of New Orleans and suburban towns. They do not know where they are to get drinking water unless rain comes soon. The drought has lasted now about two months. The people depend almost entirely upon the supply of water caughn off the roof into cisterns. The cisterns are now empty and the wells dry. The Mississippi river water is unfit to drink unless filtered. There is considerable suffering in the rear dis tricts, and people are forced to go seven blocks to the fire plug. Vegetables are becoming scarce. A Sensational Divorce Suit. Chicago, Oct. 29. The divorce case of Everett D. Stiles, against Lillian Brower Stiles, in which Herbert P. Crane, son of the millionare, is named as co-respondent was opened today by Judge Ewing. The charge made by M. Stiles in his bill, the counter charges of Mre. Stiles in her cross bill, and the testimony, of the complainant today promises sensational developments. An Actress Divorced, Chicago, Oct. 29. Judge Tuthill to day granted Anna Crossman Fawcett, daughter of General Crossman, of New York, a divorce from George D. Faw cett, the actor. The case was not con tested, as was expected, both parties having filed bills, which were sub mitted to the court upon depositions. Fawcett accused bis wife of deserting him, while she charged him with lnfi i delity. The husband is plaving in I "Old Kentucky" and lives at 436 Wa j bash avenue in this city. The cross j complainant will resume her maiden I name. She is a sister of Henrietta Grossman, the actress. Mrs. Langtry Wants Her Car. Paterson.N. J., Oct. 29. Mrs. Lang try, the "Jersey Lily," is involved in litigation here in an effort to regain possession of her palace car, in which she traveled during her sojourn in this country. Mrs. Langtry is to return to this country Boon, aud she desires to use it. The car is now in storage at the works of the New Jersey Car Stor age and Repair company, at Lake View, where it is being painted and re fittad for her use. A friendly action in replevin has been brought. F. C. Grif fiths, of Boston, who was formerly Mrs. Langtry's agent, holds a warehouse re ceipt for the car. Recently she ap pointed another agent, and Mr. Grif fiths refuses'to give up the receipt. The company, it is understood, wants an order from the court in lieu of the re ceipt. The car has been replevined by Sheriff Johnston, and although it is still at the works it is constructively in his posaeBsion. FOR FIYE YEARS. ' The Penalty for Passing Coun terfeit Money. A San Francisco Crook Gets a Term in the Penitentiary and Fined $1,000. By the Associated Press. San Francisco, Oct. 29. Henry C. Wood, arreBted for passing counterfeit greenbacks in Oakland, was sentenced by Judge Morrow this morning to serve five years in the penitentiary and pay a fine of $1,000. NO JURISDICTION. The Attorney General Decides a South Carolina Case. State Officers Have no Authority to Enter Government Bonded Warehouses. By the Associated Press, Washington, Oct. 29. The attorney general today rendered an opinion on the South Carolina dispensary case pre sented by Governor Tillman, in which he sustains the opinion of the treasury department, holding that the state has no authority in law to enter a govern ment bonded warehouse for the pur pose of seizing whiskey declared by the state law to be subject to confiscation. IN COLD BLOOD. An Old Man Shot Down for Revenge. His Body Thrown Into a Dense Thicket. The Deed Committed by Some Unknown Assassin. A Slight Clue May Lead' to the Dis covery of the Bloody Criminal and Bring Him to Justice. By the Associated Press. Oroville, Cal., Oct. 29. Last even ing the body of an old man named Lemmons was found near Forbestown. He had been shot down by some un known assassin and his body had been dragged across the road and into a dense thicket where it was covered with pine boughs. The supposition is that some one in the vicinity had a grudge against the old man and murdered him in a spirit of revenge. There is a slight clue to the murder. A ROAD ON PAPER. The Midland Pacific the Latest Boom Road. A Line tc Be Constructed From Stoux Falls, S. D., to Seattle In Washington. By the Associated Press. New York, Oct. 29. In an interview today Major Geo. E. Hibbard, who re cently returned from the north Pacific slope, gave the particulars of the forma tion of a new corporation to construct a railroad from Sionx Fails, South " Dakota, to Seattle, Washington, to be called the Midland Prcinc. Active work on the first section from Sioux Falls to Coalfield, Wyoming, 400 miles, will be begun in June, 1895. The section from the eastern boundary of Wyoming to Yellowstone park will be completed during 1896. The third starts at the western line of the rockies and passes through the rich mineral, timber and agricultural section of Idaho. The fourth will pass through central Washington and have terminals at Seattle and Tacoma. The Mosquito Troubles. j New York, Oct. 29 Dr. Wolfred Nelson of this city returned from a trip through the West Indies on t he steamer Alene, which arrived today from Kings ton, Jamacia. Dr. Nelson said tbat it was understood in Kingston that Eng land would exact from Nicaragua $7,000,000 indemnity as the outcome of the conduct of the latter courjtry in the Mosquito territory. Nicaragua has en tirely icnored the provisions of the treaty of Managua. It was further ru mored that England would transport the Mosquitos into British territory, British Honduras being the place se lected. Caught In Her Folding Bed. Plainfikld, N. J., Oct. 29. Mrs. Ida Hosemann, a widowed seamstress of Elm street, was accidentally shut up in her folding bed last night. She lay crosswise of the bed, with her feet pro truding. She kicked vigorously to free herself, and knocked a standing lamp over. The lamp set fire to the carpet. Charles Baker, a painter, saw the glare in the widow's window, ran into the house and broke into the room. He emothered the flames, unfolded the bed and extricated Mrs. Hosemann. A Cyclone in Oklahoma. Perry, O. T., Oct. 29. Reports were received here this morning of a cyclone that struck Tonkawa, a small town north of here, night before last in which several buildings were blown down. Reed's store at Tonkawa was levelled and dry goods scattered around generally. Dan Lawhead's store, several miles northwest of Tonkawa, was also blown down and his goods scattered for milts. Several dwellings were herled to pieces, but no lives lost and but few slightly hurt are reported. Alleged to Be Immoral. Chicago, Oct. 29. For nearly a month a German girl who left the city of her birth to come to Chicago, has been detained by the immigration offi cials at Ellis island, N. Y. Her name is LouiBa Hessing, and she is trying to join her aunt, Mrs. Mueller, of this city. The girl was betrayed by a faithless lover in Germany and it is claimed she is of immoral character. A test of the immigration law on that point will be made in her case ky influential relatives here. Typhoid Fever In Kentucky. Berea, Ky., Oct. 29. Typhoid fever is raging with great severity here, at Union, Waco and other villages in the east end of this (Madison) county. Ten deaths have occurred in the last six days and new cases are reported almost daily. Bad weather, the result of the long-protracted drought, is responsible for the epidemic, so say the local medi cal fraternity. Terror In Arkansas. Fort Smith, Ark., Oct. 29. Four men robbed every store and the post office in the village of Watova, a station on the Kansas and Arkansas valley railroad, 125 miles west of here, last night. A holdup at Talala, six miles this side of Watova, was anticipated, but did not take place. A reign of terror prevails all along the line from Fort Gibson to Coffeyville, Kansas. The New Diphtheria Cure. BrjDA-PE8TH,Oct. 29. The deputies of the lower house proposed yesterday to vote 50,000,000 florins to be used in treating diptheria with Behring's serum. At the government's request the vote was postponed pending the re ports of medical inspectors sent to France and Germany. In Puda-Pesth the use of the serum has given excel lent results. A DEMOLISHED FENCE. An Appeal From a Governmental ' Decision. The recent decision in the interior department concerning the contested Liebenow-Balez claim to a tract of land east of town does not appear to have been conclusive. The decision was in favor of Mr. Liebenow and he thought that settled it and his claim had been perfected. Last Saturday he finished a wire fence across a portion of the tract bnt that fence is not there now. Five Mexicans, at the alleged instiga tion of Mrs. Luz Balsz entirely neutra lized the results of Mr. Liebenow's labors the next day. He was there when they came to do it and made a show of interference but one of the invading force made a show of two revolvers and the work of destruction went on without interruption. All that was left of that fence were several piles of posts and a mass of cut, broken and tangled wire. Warrants were issued yesterday for the arrest of the Mexicans, Juan and Roman Bracamente, Pedro Ortiz, Roman Passes, Manuel Canaga and Mrs. Balsz. They will have a hearing before Justice Johnstone today. OF HIGH DEGREE. High Honors Conferred Upon Noted Men. The Order of Black Eagle and the Cross and Star of the Grand Commander. By the Associated Press. Berlin, Oct. 29. It is officially an nounced that the emperor conferred upon Caprivi the order of the Black Eagle, and upon Count Entenburg the cross and star of the grand commander of the Hohenzollern order. SHE FORGOT TO BREATHE. A Nearly Fatal Neglect of Respira tory Organs. The fiesta last Saturday was attended by a very peculiar and nearly fatal incident. A lady living in Churchill'B addition was oneof the attendants. She is lately from the east and has- never witnessed a wild west performance so that her interest in the movements of the cowboys at critical periodsjwas in tense. At one point in the course of an exciting episode she held her breath pending the denouement. People often do that but this lady actually forgot to breath. She was conscious of great physical distress but she never stopped to ascertain the cause and went on waiting for that denouement and hold ing her breath. After a while the denouement came and then she knew what was the matter. It seemed, as it her long neglected respiratory organB never would work again. They had gotten entirely out of use. Finally after a great deal of gasping they re sumed their function and she was again a living and breathing woman but was sick all that night. MURDEROUS SHOWMEN. Affray in Which Knives Are Freely Used. Frank Starr, who says he is a miner out of a job, was arrested last night by Constable Bayley on complaint of J. M, Smith, a show roustabout, who accuses Starr of cutting him. Smith's state ment is reinforced by Ed Busick, another showman. They 6ay that Starr caueht Busick in a lonely place and made an assault upon him ; that when several of his friends ran up btarr slashed Smith with a knife and escaped. Starr said with tears in his eyes that Smith and Busick made an attack upon him and cut him in the arm, in proof of which he displayed much better evidence than Smith. He was held by Justice Kincaid for exam ination today. Coin and Bullion. San Francisco, Oct. 29. Silver bars, per oz., 63?463?8'. Mexican dollars, 52V53. HYPNOTIZED! A Tragic Story from Wisconsin. A Young Woman Ruined and Murdered- A Victim of the Baleful In fluence of Hypnotism. Her Destroyer Confesses, Is Tried and Sentenced by the J udge to Imprisonment for Life. By the Associated Press. Sparta, Wis., Oct. 29. Three years ago Samuel S. Buxton, by means of hypnotism, led Mary A. Jones to rnin. On Saturday Buxton was arrested on a charge of having murdered the victim of his wiles at her home near this city, where Bhe was found hanging by the neck. Buxton confessed to having persuaded the infatuated woman to consent to be hanged in the belief it would cause the death of Buxton's wife. Buxton pushed away the chair on which the woman stood and she swung into eternity. He then robbed the house and fled. In the circuit court today Buxton pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison for life. FOUND ON A RANCH. A Hotel Clerk who Mysterious Left Stockton. He Will Leave the Ranch and Return to His Home In the City City. By the Associated Press. ' Stockton, Cal., Oct. 29. Monte Graham, clerk of the Hotel DelJMonte, who disappeared from Monterey two weeks ago was found on a ranch near this city today. He will go home to morrow. LA FIESTA. Close of a Very Successful Four Days Entertainment. The fiesta closed on Sunday night after a fairly successful four days en gagement. The crowning event was the realistic event of the Indian attack upon the settlers' cabin, its destruction and the death of the settler's daughter. The chilliness of a late October night prevented the full attendance which the program for the night deserved. The performance on Sunday afternoon was only an interesting repetition of that of the three preceding days. The steer-tying contest was won by Dink Meadows, taking into account the averages. The bei-t time was made by him cn tha laut day, 49 seconds. As a superb horsewoman Miss Rosalie Hitrgins distinguished herself and was really one of the most interesting features of the entertainment. The Scott children, precocious and at heme on horeeback, won the well dtsorved praise of the audience every day. Generally the first fiesta mny be con sidered a success and the beginning of a series of similar entertainments. The managerial ability of Mr. Chas. Gore was of course essential but not lees so was the skill of Arizona Charlie the originator and the head and front of all in feats of skill. The Best Teacher. The Arabs say that the best teacher is Time. That is true, especially when year after year enforces the same les son. For more than thirty years All cock's Porous Plasters have been in use in every part of the world, and the testimony is universal as to their value as an external remedy for pains of every kind in the back, chest and side. Some people have learned the ltsson so well that they try to imitate them, and the result is a host of coun terfeits, all pretending to be just as good as Allcock's Porous Plasters, and unconscious that by this very statement they acknowledge that Allcock's Porous Plasters hold the first place. Be sore and get the genuine. ' Brandreth's Pills al was act uniformly. A Female Spy Caught In Japan. Vancouver, B. C, Oct. 29. Among the advices by the Empress of Japan is news of the arreBt at Hirschima of a beautiful female spy who gives her name as Otafa. She had been using her wiles with effect among Japanese ollicials and had several of them at her beck and call, with the rescilt that she was piling up a magnificent load of in formation for wily old Li Hung Chang, one of whose extensive household, it appears, she was. The officials who had been paying for her smiles with military secrets will pay the penalty of their rashness.