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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN: WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 189t. Highest of all in Leavening Strength. Latest U. S. Gov't Report. ABSOLUTELY PURE SUPERVISORS SUED. Emory Kays Brings Suit lor Alleged Illegal Collections. Emory Kays," on behalf of 'himself and other .taxpayers of ithe county yes terday filled saint against W. L. George, J. T. Priest and E. B. Klrkland, mem bers of iBhe iboard of supervisors, to compel them to pay back to 4ie county treasury Kihe sum of $900 he alleges they unlawfully collected. The ac count is itemized as follows: W. L. George, the complaint alleges, on June 3, 1895, filed a claim with the Iboard of supervisors for $100 as com pensartaom for services as superintend ent of he (repairs made on the court bouse. The claim was allowed and the money paid. J. T. Priest presented & claim for $185 in April, '95, against the county for services as superintendent of the consbrucrtaon of the county road be tween Phoenix and Tempe. He filed another claim in the fallowing June for $215, also for superintending t'he construction of tlhe county road be tween, here and Tempe. Both amounts were -allowed and the money paid. E. B. Kirfclamd om January 14, '95, 'while aobing as a member of the board of supervisors filed and collected from the county the sum of $150 for super intending tihe construction of the new Jail. In March, '95, Klrkland experted the books and accounts1 of the county treasurer for which he presented a claim for $250, which was allowed. The complaint further alleges that the district attorney was requested in April last to faring suit against the su pervisors for the return of the money to the county and that he refused to bring the suit , Kays therefore brought the suit on his own account. ARTHUR WHITE'S FUNERAL. The Remains of the Weather Observer Brought IHere for Burial. Mrs. Arthur White returned yester day morning from Prescott with the remains of her husband, who was killed Sunday to the Congress mine. The funeral Was held yesterday at 3 o'clock from the undertaking parlors of Randal & Davis. Rev. Col Ogburn conducted the services, both at the un dertaking establishment and at the grave. The pall-bearers were Sumner Hockett, Ira P. Smith, Bruce Perley, Thomas Gorman, Walter Hoi brook and G. Scott Several friends of the deceased attended the funeral. The exact particulars of the death of Mr. White are as follows: Mr. White and wife and another gentle man were visiting the mine under ground. They were on the way to the surface in an empty car when a runa way cor was heard rapidly descend ing the incline upon them. The gen tleman who was with Mr. White caught Mrs. White in his arms and jumped Irom the car to the side of the track. Both escaped unhurt. Mr. White remained with) the car and a few seconds after the runaway car col lided with the car in which Mr. White was riding. He was caught between the cars and both has sides - crushed. Death must have been instantaneous. The cause of the accident as hard to properly iploce... Some -miners were loading a couple of cars on the 400 foot level of the incline. It is thought that ithe wheel blocks must have slipped and the cars .started downward on the run of .destruction.-.. : HIS RECORD AGAINST HIM. Pearl Bryan's Cousin Boing Boycotted in Indianapolis. ::fv INDI ANAPOCiSj - Ind., Sept. 29 -Will Wood, who introduced Scott Jack son into the home of his .cousin, Pearl Bryan, and his falher. .a bigblv re spected man, called oh Dr. Earn," the dean of the Central college of phvsi cians and surgeons, to try to secure the young man's matriculation as a student, but Dr. Eard denied him ad mission. Tuesday Wood applied to the Medical college of Indiana for ad mission, but he has not yet matricu lated. Fred Bryan, a brother of the mur- Cnr Q Coll SUIT! . We are bound to please ysu if you will look at our line of piece goods that . . . t JUST ARRIVED. GREENE, THK BATTER, Fleming; Block. Powder dered Pearl Bryan, was in Indianapolis yesterday and stated that Wood had at tempted to get. a boarding Cmuse on South Meridian street bnt tailf d. PANIC AT A CIRCUS. Tent Blown Down amd the Children Trampled Upon. CUMBERLAND, Md , Sept. 29 While Frank Gentry's dog and pony ihow was t-xhibitin under a large can vaa to 2000 oi?n women and children here, a severe wind storm arose and wreck" d the canvas. In the mad and reckless effort of th crowd to get oat children were knocked down and trampled upon. A half dozn police officers tried to stay the crowd, assuring the frightened people that they were in no danger, bnt their ef forts were neelesp, and it looked at one time as if a number of lives would be lest. However, the crowd managed o eecap without any one being seriously injured, although a number of children were more or less hurt. BANCROFT'S NEW HOME. The Historian to Erect a Magnificent Structure at San Diego. SAN DIEGrO, Sept.-29. Historian 11. H. Bancroit baa ordered dUds drama for a building to cost $150,000, to be erected on block 16, Hcrton's addition, bounded by B, O, Third and Fourth j streets. Mr. Bancroft owns t ie enure block, 200x300 feet, and the building will cover this immense spp.ee. The intention is to bmld a beautiful and unique structure, which will be one oi. the features of southern California. The site of tbe new building ie in the heart of the city. Mr. Bancroft his spent the summer at Helix farm, hif countrv home near here, and will lenve witn his family tomorrow . for New York. Ha will latnrn before winter. THE UOST NAB.ONTC. Discovery of a- Steamer's Hull Bottom ' Up in Mid Ocean, NtEW YORK, Sept. 29.Steamship men are puzzling their boains in an en deavor to establish, the identity of a hull which the English steamer Storm King sighted at sea, bottom up. The news was cabled to this side on the arrival of the Storm King at Ant werp. The master of tihat vessel says that when .in latitude 41 degrees north, lon gitude 51 degrees west, or pretty well in mid Atlantic, August 31, he sighted the hull of a steamer, apparently of about 4,000 tons, floating keel upward. There were evidences that it had been drifting in- that position for some time. The only vessel of that size which has 'been lost in the north At lantic within the lost four years was the Naronic of the White Star line freight service, whichi left Liverpool February 11, 1893, and was never after ward heard from except through a life boat, which was picked up and taken to Brazil. There is no positive information that the hull seen by the Storm King is the Naronic, but shipping men here are inclined to think it is what is left of the missing craft. CANADIAN PACIFIC TROUBLE. PEORIA, IH., Sept. 29. It is stated at the -headquarters of the railway telegraphers in this city that the pri mary cause' of the trouble on the Ca nadian Pacific is that the officials un dertook to coerce the train dispatch ers into withdrawing from the order, threatening them withi discharge 'Un less they withdraw. TO WEST VIRGINIA. WASHINGTON, ISept. 29. Mr. Bryan will pass through- Washington tomorrow on his way from New York to West Virginia, where he will put in .three days campaigning. Statesmanlike Horse. The successful horse-dealer is never at a loss. Witness the following incident from an exchange: A young English man was negotiating with a dealer foi a horse. The horseman expatiated on the many good points of the animal under discussion. "It seems to me, Mr. Muggins," re marked the young man, "that the horse has rather a big head." The retort came at once: "Big 'ead, big 'ead, do you call it? Why, look at Gladstone ; what a 'ead 'e's got ! " Snow ,u UoUvU y the Wind. Passengers on the Flint Ttiver divi sion of the Flint & Fere Jiarquette rail road who came to Flint, Mich., recently reported observing a strange phenom enon in large, level fields not far from the city, says the Chicago Tribune. Hundreds of snowballs, some of them of colossal size, have been rolled to gether, it is thought, by the action of the wind. The fields were covered with them, and nature accomplished in one night what it would take a large force MONKEY LIGHTS MATCHES. Bnt Has Not the Intelligence to Kindle a Fire with Them. No creature but man has ever made use of fire. An African traveler, indeed, has told a story of apes making a thiev ing raid on a camp of natives, and car rying torches to light their way; but this story lacks proof, and is not ac cepted as true by zoologists. ) . There is, however, says the Youth's Companion, in the Philadelphia zoologi cal garden a monkey who has learned to scratch matches perfectly well. This accomplishment he is willing to exhibit on any occasion. He has learned to hold the match by its middle part, so that his fingers are not burned by being too near the flame, and 60 that the match will not break by being held too near the other end. This fact involves another, that he is aware which end has the sulphur, and does not attempt to scratch the vmsul phured end. He has furthermore learned that a rough surface is better to scratch t he match on than a smooth one, and his care in looking for the rough places is very diverting.. But with all these intelligences, the monkey has no notion of kindling an other fire with the one that he has caused by the friction of the match. He simply lets the match burn out, and if he lights another, does it for the pleas ure of seeing it burn. This monkey's keepers, and the men of science who are experimenting with his intelligence, hope to communicate to him eventually an idea, of fire making and using: but from the moment they succeed in doing so if they ever do suc ceed it will be necessary to keep matches out of his reach. THE BENt.r-ioe.NT CROW. What He Does for tha Farmer Despite His Reputation. If farmers would make a study of natural history and its bearings on their properts- the relation of hawks to their hen coops, for instance there would be better paying crops. The Year Book of the department of asrriculture tells about , cow black birds and what they eat. About 2,300 of their stomachs have been examined, i and of these 2,258 contained food. The j birds were killed in 26 states. Forty 1 eight per cent, of the food was animal, , 48 per cent, vegetable and four per cent I was mineral. The blackbird has a variety of things it eats, "The animal food," says the report, : "nnrimL'liirl r-f tticantc crtiHa.ro Trumo. (thousand legs)', crawfish, earth worms, sow-bugs, hair snakes, snails, fishes, tree toads, salamanders (newts) Hzards, snckes, birds' eggs and mice.'' To these might have been added young birds, fish cast up by the tide, minnows caught while swimming in shallow water, and probably meat and carrion of various kinds. Most of the animal food is, of course, insects. These con stitute 46 per cent, of the total, the other two per cent, being the larger things, like mice. , The animal food is taken mostly in the summer. In win ter the food is mostly vegetable matter. The insects the bird kills more than make up the damage he does, cspecially as his nest robbing appears to be only an accidental habit not often indulged in. A large flock of the birds would of course destroy a lot of grain. Some 50,000 would eat about 3,000 pounds a day, but. they would consume as many insects, which would more than de stroy the amount the birds do. "FORM" IN BICYCLING. How Society People Go a Wheeling At tending Grooms and Maids, The "form" of bicycling is beginning to be studied. Grooms on wheels must follow their mistresses as they did on horseback; it is probably only a ques. tion of a short time when the lady's maid will have to include wheeling with her other accomplishments to secure a situation. On the road the woman who wishes to ride a la mode has to know a number of Utile things that are over looked by another woman, just as the smart set have a code for riding and driving that is as inexorable as that they should not eat with their, knives or put sugar on oysters. Society in sists on an upright position, with, of course, no attempt at racing pace. It also frowns upon constant ringing of the bell that will do "for the vulgar herd who delight in noise; the well-informed wheelwoman keeps eyes and ears alert and touches her bell rarely. BOUGHT ANOTHER'S MUSTACHE. Paid the Price, Bnt Failed to Get the Goods. . A singular story is reported from St. Calais. A few days ago .several per sons were sitting at a .table in a local hotel, when the splendid mustache of a horse dealer became the subject of conversation. One of the members of the party complimented the horse deal er and asked him for what price he would sell his mustache. "Ten francs," replied the latter, laughingly. "I will buy half of them," said the would-be purchaser, placing five francs on the table. The horse dealer put the money in his pocket and later in the evening left the hotel. Not quite appreciating the joke, the man who was minus the five frarcs sought the aid of the county court process server, and having laid the information in regular form brought action against the horse dealer for 500 francs damages for non-execution of his contract. PAiU Ofc Ml A TIME Pennies Not Legal Tender in Amounts of More Than Twenty-Five Cents. There is a postmaster in a little town not far distant, who is noled 'or the amount of authority he is inclined to tJliow in trivial matters. A short time ago, says the Mount Morris (Mich.) Union, a business man of the place ap peared before the stamp window of the office and demanded 300 one-cent tamps, for which he laid down an equal .lumber of pennies. Here was a good chance for the authoritative gentleman, ind with a view of teaching his impor tance, he picket! K5 pennies trom uic heap, han:led out 5 stamps anil shoved the rest of the money to the would-be buyer with the remark that pennies were not legal tender there in amounts of more than 25 cents. Expostulation was in vain, the post master cited the law in the case and that seemed to settle it. With a raaliaious gleam in his eye the buyer swept the re maining pennies into his pocket and mildly inquired: "I suppose 1 cm get a one-cent stamp here for a jenuy, can't I?" "Certainly,'- MuU tne man at the window. "Then give me a one-cent stamp," said the other laying down the money. It was handed to him, and he demanded another and another after that. Several people had come in in the meantime, and were impatiently wait ing their turn at me window, but the obdurate buyer Kcp on gravely buying one-cent stamps oa the installment plan. Seeing determination in the face of the other, the postmaster offered to arbitrate, but it was of no avail. He continued to buy as long as his money lasted, and triumphantly departed amidst the approving smiles of the crowd. AFTER THE ARMADA. The Combination of Trade and Private War Under Elizabeth. The defeat of the Armada inspired England with energy and hope. Our people, says Blackwood's Magazine, be came busy traders. Flemish traders had been ruined by war, Flemish refu gees had flocked into England, and Antwerp, the great port for new world commerce, had been sacked and taken. England succeeded to the trade of which the Dutch had been deprived. Beyond the ocean lay a vast world of wealth, of which Spain, united with Portugal, claimed the monopoly, thereby exclud ing English commerce from the larger half of the planet. Systematic vio lence that is, the combination of trade with private war was the only mode in which this monopoly could be at tacked. - Elizabeth connived at this covert mar itime war both before and after the Armada, and thestrugglesbeitwecn Eng lish traders and Spanish monopolists were far too numerous and important to admit of peace between the two gov ernments. It was this spirit of com mercial adventure, whether it be called piracy or a heroic attempt to rescue the new world from the inqnisit :on and give it back to the free use of tut human race, which was the first step in the de velopment of three coIors:.! growth;; British trade, British empire, the Brit ish navy. The Water lily. Several specimens of water lilies have the very curious peculiarity of bloom ing all day and at evening closing their blossoms, and, by retracting the stem, drawing the fiour entirely underwater. There is no more singular fact in the history of flowers than this oddity of the water lily. The White Feather. The story runs that, during a war be tween the backwoods settlers of North America and the natives, a . Quaker feasted the enemy and placed a white feather over the door of his house as a sign of amity. The token was re spected. Hence the phrase: "Showing the white feather," which has come to mean cowardice. At the Russian town of Reni, at the junction of the Pruth and the Danube, a rich find was made lately of gold coins of the time of Philip of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great. They are in excellent preservation, and five hundred and twelve of them have al ready been seized by the police and sent to St. Petersburg. CAPITAL HARNESS SHOP, Gr. T. SWITZEK, Manager. Successor to J. L Gant in the G&nt HarnesB Bhop, North Center Bt. 'arnesa special line of metal 'riftired Collars, Harness, Saddles, Horse Blankets, Lap Robes WHERE !& 1 HE COOLEST PLACE IN TOWN TO BUY Meat, fish, Berries, Eggs and Butter ? At Zoeckler's, of course. They have the coolest and cleanest meat and fruit market in town. At the .... . . ZOECKLER MARKET . . is the only place in town fM Dnnrf Bumf The (VnVnil PnimnA Hunt in where you can net . . VU1U liuaoi UCC1. only lUUnbU Willed UGG1 town OLD LIGHTHOUSE. Was Built by the Romans and la Still In Good Condition. ... The oldest house existing in Eng land is the Roman Pharos or lighthouse, which still forms so conspicuous an ob- ; ject on the cliffs within the precincts of Dover castle. The masonry of this interesting work is composed of tufa, cement and Roman bricks, or tiles, and is in the best style of Roman workman ship. History and tradition are alike silent as to the actual date of its erec tion, but, judging from the style of masonry, and bearing in mind that the erection of such a beacon would be a practical necessity when once the Bo mans had thoroughly established them selves in southern Britain, one may fairly ascribe it to a date not much later than the middle of the first century, A. p., following on the expedition of Clau dius, and the succeeding conquests of Plautius, who brought most of the island south of the Thames under the Roman domination. To the upper part of this lighthouse was added in Tudor times an octagonal superstructure, still remaining, although in a sadly bat tered condition. The remains of lake dwellings, such as have been found at Burton Mere, in Suffolk, and near Glas tonbury, in Somerset, are supposed by some to date back so far as 1200 B. C; but, although these are built on piles,, they hardly come within the meaning of the question. TERRAPIN CATCHING. Taken Host Abundantly in Cold Weather Because of Their One Unvarying, Habit. .. No successful method of catching ter rapin in large numbers has yet been de- . vised. A kind of set net is sometimes, used, but with no remarkable success. The general statement holds that ter rapin arc caught singly. At no season, of the year do the fishermen, who make a side issue cf terrapin, know ex actly where to look for them. All their movements are aimless, and their only habit which can be depended on is that of burying themselves in the mud at the bottom of the water during the continuance of cold weather. T The Only One To Stand the Test. Rev. William Copp, whose father was a physician for over fifty years, in New Jersey, and who himself spent many years preparing ?3:' the practice of medicine, bu.: Ost quently entered the uiinstrt ."L E. Church, writes: :1 am flat to testk r L .have had aaalv'-x. th sarsapaj'!n v.rpir tions ki;ovt t, uib trade; but AVER S is the onlj one bi them that A uO'iUJ recommend as -blood-purifiei.Ihave given away hundreds of oottles of it, as I consider it the safest s.s well as the best to be had." VVM. Copp, Pastor M. E. Church, Jackson, Minn THE 0HXY WOELD'S FAUt , Sarsaparilla When in doubt, ask for Ayer's Pills ...FROBEL... INSTITUTE (CASA DS KOSA8 ) Los Angeles, Cal. Fall term Sept 22. Boarding snd day school. Preparatory for college. 1 raining reboot for kinrierRanners a sprc alty. Circular sent upon application to Prof, and Mice. Louis Claverie, Principals. WYE fa I I I I of boys several days to do.