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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN: SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 12, lb.i2.
THE ARIZONA REPUBLICM. TM1XY 4ND WBRKLTi MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. OFFICIAL CITY PAPER. PUBLISHED BY THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN COMPANY. . BOARD OF DIRECTORS ; Lewis Wolfley, Clark Churchill, J. A. Black, T. J. WolBey, Edward Butt, Jr. Entered at the Dostotftce at Phceniz, Arizona, as mail matter of the second class. Publication Office: 18 North First Avenue, Fleming Block. Telephone No. 47. OUit MOTTO: 16 TO 1. STMD DP FOB ARIZONA, fUtENlX. MAY 12, 1895. JOHN BROWN'S SON. It will be a matter of some surprise to many people, to whom the exciting scenes in Kansas and the tragedy at Harper's Ferry are as stories of yes terday, to be reminded that John Brown's eldest con, wbo recently died, was almost 74 vearB old. John Brown, Jr., was born at Hudson, Ohio, in July, 1821, when his father was 21 years old, and be died at Put in-Bay, an island in Lake Erie, near Sandusky, where he had lived peacefully and un ostentatiously for many years as a farmer and grape-erower. He married in 1847, and in October 1854, went to Kansas with four other of John Brown's Son 6 Jason, Owen, Frederick and Sal mon. Although as pronounced aboli tionists as their father, the sons always claimed that they went to Kansas as actual settlers, and not as agitators, although there is no doubt that they were influenced by the appeal for "free soil" Bettlers to save Kansas from be coming a slave state. Jown Brown did not himsslf go to Kansas until 1855. In the following autumn the "border ruf fians" began war in Kansas, and John Brown and his sons plunged actively into the struggle. In the winter of 1856, John Brown, Jr., raised a com pany of riflemen from the free-state settlers who lived in the vicinity of Potawatomie creek, and marched with them to the defense of Lawrence, but did not reach the place in time to pre serve it from destruction at the bands of the Missourians. His and his brother Jason's houses were burned by men from Alabama under command of Buford, their cattle and horses were driven off and dispersed ; and at Osa watomie he and Jason were arrested on the charge of treason against the United States, by United States troops, The Springfield Republican says that on this occasion Captain Wood of a United States cavalry company tied his arms behind him so that the rope sank into the flesh, and so he was driven on foot at the head of the column for nine miles, and the ropes were not taken off for twenty-seven hours. Upon remov ing the rope a ring of the skin came off, and Brown always exhibited this to his friends as "slavery's bracelet." He became temporarily insane. He was not present at the killing of several malignant pro-slavery settlers, which was termed from his father's stand' point the Potawatomie executions, but which others have characterized as murders of harmless citizens. John Brown, Jr., was confided in by hie father with reference to his plan for a general uprising of the slaves, in 1859, but did not know of the point of attack. Brown's confidants supposed for a long time that the attempt would be made in the mountains of Virginia, and when it occurred, John Brown, Jr., was sur prised at the place of attack. He was not with his father in the ill-timed as Bault, and it is possible that the elder Brown designed to spare him from the risk to which he invited, if he did not urge, his other Bona. He cut no figure during the war or after, but lived quiet ly on tbe fertile island in Lake Erie, where he gained a comfortable sub sistenc?, and had been well-nigh for gotten, when the news of his death re called tbe exciting scenes that preceded the great civil conflict, and his father's mad exploit wbich did much to arouse both north and south, and to parti cipate the war which now appears to have been inevitable. A GOOD BEGINNING. The new council starts out weli. The first session which was held yes terday afternoon was characterized by harmony and unity of action and the appointments made can not fail to give general satisfaction. Mayor Rosson presided with becom ing dignity andCouncilmen Dennis and Phillips took hold like veterans. The first session was "short but busi ness-like, and most of the routine in cident to a new council was disposed of in an amicable and satisfactory manner. The beginning augurs well for the future, and it looks as if Phoenix had a setof officers from mayor down that will labor intelligently and successfully for the advancement of the city's pros perity. Many op the advocates of "Eound mone" in discussing the silver question continue to assume that the government under free coinage is to purchase at $1.29 an ounce silver bullion, whis is only worth about 60 cents. There is no ground whatever for such an assump tion. The friends of silver do not pro pose that the government shall buy any silver bullion at any price. What is proposed is that every owner of silver bullion be permitted to bring it to the mint and exchange it for silver dollars cointaining 371J grains of pure silver. If he can buy his bullion for 60 cents an ounce well and good, but who would sell silver for that price knowing that he could have it coined so as to bring him $1.29? How could any one doubt that'the much desired "parity" would be established at once? When Kansas has just emerged from the "disgrace of Populism," it is unfor tunate that she seems about to be plunged into another. If the charges made against Governor Morrill are true, and they appear to be substantiated by tbe records, his action can only be ex plained on one of two hypotheses, dis honesty or stupidity. It is not easy to to determine which is the more charit able view to take. Either must be humiliating to every citizen of the state. Governor Morritl seems in a fair way to have an abundance of com pany in his feeling of shame for Kansas. Artificial diamonds, as good as the genuine articles, are now being made in Pans. Thus far they are very small, and, judging from the trouble which it takes to make them, the imitations may probably cost more than the genu ine ones. If that is the case the home made diamonds ought to be in demand among those who find pleasure in buy ing the highest-priced articles simply because they have the money. The new city attorney, Hon. Pierce Evans, is the right man in the right place. He is a lawyer of ability and a man of ripe experience in municipal affairs. No better appointment for this important position could have been made. If Dr. Rosson had failed of election to the office of mayor, Pierce Evans would not be city attorney. So after all there was a fatality which shaped the result. Now there is a good man at each end of the table in the council chamber. Chauncey M. Depew says "Coin's Financial School" is a fad. If it is it seems to be a fad that is making a world of trouble for Mr. Depew and his fellow "sound money." advocates. The fruit crop in all parts of the valley promises to be large and every one in these regions should feel happy. . . . . . . . A A . . . a A . . A . . . . . - TTNt.FI.WF ST? rS IN Silk, I tr v L-lflCM .AND J Cotton. : GREENE Kamb er Bicvc e Given Away July 4. Orchestra of twelve pieces will be at the Park; Sunday afternoon. AN EXCITING INCIDENT. Pablo Tries to Steal a Bicycle and Commit Murder. Pablo, the Papago Indian released from jail day before yesterday on the ground of insanity and taken to the reservation, was rearrested yesterday, examined and committed to the asylum. He escaped his friends early yesterday morning and came to town. His in sanity which had only manifested it self in eccentricities developed mur derous tendencies. He was passing a Washington street store into which Harry Brown had just gone leaving his tandem on the side walk. Pablo mounted the machine but like his white brethren discovered that to ride requires more or less training. The main idea though was to steal the wheel and a small boy was induced by the Indian to ride it out of sight. Pablo followed and the boy who knew that the Indian was trying to steal the ma chine governed himself accordingly and proceeded to surprise the thief. Pablo finding himself unable to walk fast enough ordered the boy to slacken his pace. The boy rode a little faster. The Indian drew a knife and started on a run and the boy began to break all existing records. He rode around the block, the Indian in uncomfortably close pursuit. As the boy came up to the starting point scared and breath less Brown came out of the store. Tbe Indian ran up and was knocked down by Brown and disarmed. He was turned over to an officer and his exa mination and commitment for insanity took place in the afternoon. Music This Afternoon. , To celebrate the opening of the Phoe nix Park swimming baths and to pro vide and attraction at the park there will be a band concert there this after noon. The baths are now open for the summer. The water is pumped in fresh every day by an electric motor from a well on the grounds lately com pleted, and is heated about 10 degrees above its natural temperature. The baths will be ran with great circum spection with a view to securing the patronage of the most fastidious. The U. S. Gov't Reports show Royal Baking Powder superior to all others. 1 1 IRVINE CO. 35-37 E. WASHINGTON. J Investments. INVEST MENT. I make a specialty of sound Investment real estate in Phoenix and vicinity. In every case the return is good and the safe ty of the principal -will oe absolute. If yon have from $100 to 910.000 to invest see me or you may miss a good opportu nity. FLANK, 33 So. Center St. Tv writer mm r ii PLANK Park Swimming Open Today ABIDES With Wearers of Our Shoes, IHow to Keep Have a Gasoline An Iceland Refrigerator on the Porch. A White Mountain Ice Cream Freezer. A Granite Garden Hose. If these do not keep you comfortable, THE HENRY DEALERS IN AMMUNITION. .V GENEBAL MERCHANDISE, GOLDMAN &CO. ESTABLISHED IIST 1874. We have the largest stock of general merchandise in the Territory, consisting of Groceries. Hardware, Agricultural Implements, Wagons, Dry Goods, Furnishing Goods, Clothing, Hats, Boots and Shoes. All of our heavy goods we ship in carloads and others in large quantities, which enables us to sell you lower than anybody. Call and convince yourself. Hay andiGrain, by carload or small lots. . . . GOLDMAN & CO . . . Baths Cool, Stove in Your Kitchen. call for further particulars on E. KEMP CO., f HARDWARE