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ho Yuma Mill starrod up on
M rfidny, Juno SOth, every part
r.r.d parcel working- smoothly and
Vvll, We wenf over to see its
performcnce, taking the train and
arriving there In about twenty
minutes. It is a ten-stamp gold
Mill, .no liko most others that a
tninizte description would be of
little interest-to most of our rend-
RM,but therp are few points of
di5er'nco and some advantages
of position not possessed ny all,
as will be seen below.
The rail! is located about half
vay up ihe side of a steep blug,
which projects boldly into the
Colorado River, and about two
hundred and fifty feet from the
vater; this position, some ten
feet below trio leel of the track
jf the" Southern Pacific Railroad,
fcliows of a spur track to the back
of the milt and ..about ten feet!
-":rt ve the feeding floor. The ore i
i uledsbout three miles to the
r ..-load and dumped on to the
-j r?, which each morning's tr.iin
; -..sta the spur track and with
aS' ingswitch they are sent down
to ;ho mill, the train out in the
evening stops for the "empties."
It :3 ft curious sight t-j witness
this manoeuvre; just before reach
ing the switch of the spur track
there ar several reverse curves,
Ihe train, after gathering momen
tum, has been divided into threa
portions which emerge from the
hills following each other on these
curves; when the ore cars come to
the switch they are dexterously
turned upon the spur, the switch
reversed and the train connected
o- she main line. The advantage
officii transportation to and from
the rri..l is an important factor in
cd: ii Ung the profits of the mill.
The ore after beingdumped from
Ihe enrs Is broken for the mortar
and passes through the battery as
usual j xlie copper plates in the bat
t.ry are oval, an improvement
which offers more amalgamating
surface, another improvement con
sists in the length of copper plate
the pulp passes ever after leaving
the battery, first, are plates five
feet lotigoa the tables and the full
width of the buttery, then come
copper sluices twelve feet long
then blanketed sluices twenty four
feet in length, the blankets of
which are changed and washed
every twohours,from these It pass
es into an agitator-box, then into
the tail race from which it falls
into a dam; all this prevents a
particle of gold from escaping and
saves all the sulphurate.
The furnace and retort are near
ty; there are over 400 cords of
wxl (mesquite cot ton wood and
rffiow)piled up close at hand and
more being constantly delivered.
There are already eight build
ings in the camp beside the mill
and one or two families; a good
tending for steamboat and barge
has.been made with a fair road up
lo the mesa.
We are much indebted to the
Superintendent Mr. Van Arsdale
for polite attentions, and to Mr.
Miithews who erected the mill,
Mr. Borsall the engineer, Mr.
Townsondund others for informa
tion, and thanks are due to Joe
the autocrat of the culinary and
The proposed run Is to be one of
ten days, so that next week we
hope to be able to render good
account of tho bullion proauced.
The water used is taken from a
large well into which the river
peeps and from which an engine,
sH:fcv.;-jd half way down the well,
foc!:?s ihe water into the tanks
V.ukr. As the Colorado will
s "?'n Iks lower, the w.ll Is to be
6vi9pned: to below the lowest
-'-snge of water in the river.
i Juan Chuc at tho bead of 5000 rebellious
latjimi inYucatan has crossed the State
'iKHiadrj io araia ajrainit.tlie Government.
Advices from the Colorado river
Reserve tell us of the death of
Querspy,son of Irataba the late fa
mous head chief of the Mohaves,
who died from an accidently self
inflicted gun shot-wound receiv
ed about three months since. We
are oromised a description of the
cremation and of the " big cry "
which will be of interest to many
of our readers.
The Tip-Tip Vimlns Company.
At the recent anttuil meeting of share
holdi r, the following- meajtrc statement
of the financial affairs of the company
was made, embracing all receipts and dis-.burscmenrsf.-om
Ihe date of incorpora
lion, ScptemKT 2?; 1877, to June S, 179:
S 2 & 3.... oo
Bull ion rjfs) '. rr
G. E. Webber, Sup. loverdrait) 6,lo0 84
Mine labor. 2(45I il
Bullion discount M.TtSi 65
million churees ii,oji u
Contingent mine cxpeuRs.
Salary account 16,201 C6
Contingent cxpi nse'.Siin Fran
Balance Cash on hand
This docs not ecem a Tery assuring ex.
blbit fur the shareholders. Some of the
chances wcra excessive, ai for example,
mlil labor (exclusive of construction),
$36,000, appears to us to be a lare vj;es
account for so small a mill a that of the
Tip-Top However, we have late private
udvicss from the mine of so favorable a
character, that we would adds'e Eastern
shareholders to retain their stock. We
made an effort to induce the Ariroua
shareholders to unite with those in the
East, but the effort proved futile. A meet,
in sr of stockholders took placy at tres-
cott, but too late for definite and effective
'action, we rsjfrct to say.
Boarder tor Thurlnw'tt Motel.
Judge Silent, on the 27th ult., sentenced
Juan Kulbal to ten years in the Territorial
Prison for robbing the stage near Date
Creek, last Ma;.
Also, Harry Hudson, for burglary, to
five years hard labor.
And Wm. Bowman, for stealinj; wine
from Gold water & Bros, of Prescott, to
three years board and lodiflnir on the hill.
Allen mint hurry up th e new cells.
Some Tery fine machinery has passed
through Yuma this week; it is & ten stain -j
mill made by Fraser.t Ohalmcrt of Chica
go; it is very complete and includes Tul.
lock self-feeders and Blake crusher. It Is
destined for the Gulden Era Mining Com
rany of Cherry Creek, Yavapai county
The mines are owned by Mr. J. J. Gosper
of Prescott, and Mr. A. M. Smith of Chi
cago. Mr. .Mathews, who put up the Yu
ma Mill near here, has been strongly rec
ommended to put it up, hut as he has a
partial enaement to put one up in Mex
ico and Is also In treaty for the erection of
two mill in Big Buir District, hj may not
be able to undertake them.
The Dos Republican jj'.ves three items
pretended to have been taken from the
Sentinel, in ita issue of the 28th., but
whether from iuteut or ignorance of the
English language, they are very incor
rect. We did not say that the finding of
some quicksilver spilled under the freight
house " promises to be of great utility."
We did not say that the mine of Mr.
Nenhr " produced lately a bar of .)ld val.
ued at uearly $2,000." Speaking of the
Lottery.we did not say ihui'lt meiits now
the same contenrupt and lack of confi
dence as heretofore, u was as mucu a
robbery In the beginning as it is now, and
the public has so considered it."
Tna Frontemn of Tucson in Its isjue
of the 29th ult. has one of the best
articles upon Tombstone District, and
especially of the Contention, Tough Nut,
and Lucky Cuss iuius, that we4 have yet
seen. A great deal of information is con
cisely given and every phrase is to the
point. It is written by B. 8alazar and is
well worth translation. For some unex.
plumed reason and for which we are at a
loss to account, Mr. Sulazar, though known
to be a scientific geologist . was refused
admission to these mines; his description
Is therefore confined to the outward ap
pearance und geueral geological formation
or the District,
8eymour, Maricopa Co., Isaac O'Lcary
Isaac Levy.), postmaster; El Paso, Pima
Co., Damaso Garcia, postmaster; Bumble
Bee, Yavapai Co., A- J. Bobo, postmaster.
James Riggs has beau appointed post
niasr at Dos Cabezas, Pima Co.; F. V.
Newman at Fort Grant, Pima Co.
Caiap. Grant, Pima C, cbauged to Fort
GTaut; Picket Post, Paul' Co.', changed to
The. hjiUion product of the United
States for 1878 was, in round numbers,
$85 000,000. Tii-re was fi falling off in
Nevada of about 816,700.000, but a general
inc.-e.ise in the national production out-"
sidt: the CornstocK.
P.usfian possessions, increasing slowly,
and now some ?18,OGO.O00 per annum.
Hungary and Transylvania; decreasing
now about gl,:;00,000 per annum: Asia,
irregular; probably $2,000,000 can be ex-pec-ted,
and about one half this amount
from Africa. South America; decreasing
rapidly, with a present total production
not to exceed 38,000,000 per annum. Aus
tralia; decreasing, with a present annual
production of about $20,000,000. New
Zwaland;. steady, $6,000,000 per annum.
As to silver, Great Britain Is steadily
producing about 600,000 ounces per an.
nurn; the Norway mines about 200,000
ounces, and the tfala mine, in Sweden-,
about 24,000 ounces per annum.
Tlie Schemnltz district, the" mam pro;
ducer of Hungary. Transylvania and Bat
nat silver mines is falling off, and its an.
nual production of 1,100,000 ounces i-de.'
creasing. The Freiburg mines, of SxT.
ony, now yield some 750,000 -pounds per:
annum, and are sustaining this yield, buj.
the rest of Europe does not probably,
produce 300,000 ounces per annum. .
Mexican production is steadily decrease
ing, und now does not exceed 18,000,000
ounces per annum, against quadruple
that 40 years since. The yield of Peru,
Chile and other South and Central Atntriv
can States, is rapidly decreasing, and to-1
get her does cot exceed 6,550,000 ounces;
or about one-half the average annual
yield of Ccrro da Kasco mines for a cen-!
tury after their discovery. -Mining an&i
From the Miner.
The Peck mill has started up on Silver
Prince ore for a short run. after which
quite a quantity of Black Warrior ore will-
be put through.
Bio Yibld. The Tiger Company, under
the management of Superintendent Helm
started their new mill and run It parts of
seven days on second class oro from the
Tiger mine and cleared up about 814,000.
The mill was experimenting and testing
the machinery preparatory to starting up
on first class ores, and we consider the
result more than a success. When the
mill gets fairly under heauway It Is safe to
estimate the proceeds daily at 3,000.
Don Autonlo Peres, a very Intelligent
Mexicau, who has been hi the employ, of
Ho::. C.-T. Harden, for many yeara mc his
agent In old Mexico, etc., and who ha3
recently beep in the State of Slnaloa, states
that the railroad magnates have no inteii- j
tlon of making Guaymaa a terminus, but
have selected a better harbor at Altata
Bay, where the Culiacan enters the Gulf,
for a terminal. He statue that the harbor
is well protected and that the water is 60
feet deep at low tide.
Mr. Tlieodore Pickens yesterday showed
us some specimens of a berry that grows
iu abundance on his ranch above the Ca
fiada. about ten miles north of the city.
This berry possesses the remarkable prop,
erty of the best erasive soap, and when
rubbed in a little water produces the finest
kind of lather. The suds from this burrv
will readily remove the most obstinate
grease spots, and priutur's ink takes its .
departure after a moment's application.,
The operation, of t'-ds vegetable soap iS'
magical and delightful, and leaves no un
pleasant odor behinu as a remembrancer.
The fruit has a bitter tasje and is used as
a substitute for quinine. It grows in"
abundance at the base of our grand old
mountains, and will be a great conveni
ence to our people. If anybody wishes a
quantity of this v.iluible fruit, by address-,
ing a line to Mr. Pickens at Los AugeleS
po4todke their wanta will be attended ibi
Now it seems as If our good old soldier
friend, Pickens, who has lived a lone Her
mit in this romantic spot for several jreara,'
with the wealth of a soap orchard
around his cabin, would get married and
divide his wealth with that sweet creature'
whom he thinks of by day and dreams of
by night. Quien sabe? L. A. Commercial.
The Antsnelll Will aae.
IIomk, June 28. Pleadings in the Anto.
nelli will cast have been closed and judg
ment will be rendered in ten days. The
defense plsaded that the suit of Couutess
Lambertini, who claimed to be a daughter
of the late Cardinal Antonelli, should be
rejected, because sacrilegious children,
thnt Is, children of priests, had not even a'
right to claim parentage.
Rather rough on tho 4 sacrilegious chil
dren." How about the Priests? The man
that begets a child, whether saint or sin
ner, Pope or layman, should be compelled
to maintain It.
Vicente Riva-Pa:acio got on a big mad
because Diaz, President of Mexico, who
had 3pprovedhis pet plan of having an
International Exposition at Mexico, went
back ob him and no longer favors that
project; so he threw up hib portfolio of
Sccretario de Fomento, which corresponds J
with our Secretary of the Interior.
Another of the rich treasures nf A!-rnr !
says the N- Y. Indicator, is about to be ric-!
veloped. The Silver Nugget Mine is a re
eent discovery, dating back only o far as
186. D. G. Chilsen being the discoverer
while, he was prospecting In Richmond
JBasin, then an unexplored portion of tjie
Territory. He found on the surface of thu !
vein large quantities of float rock rich tn '
chlorides and sulphurets of silver, and !
nuggets of native silver. Some of these j
nuggets were of very large dimensions, I
weighing from 10 to 200 pounds, and one
mass weighed over 300 pound?. Several !
shatts have ben sunk on the vein from
20 to 90 feet in denth. The 90 innt Wt
shows a very large ledire, with pay ore full
width of shnfr. The other shafts and open-
Ings are rich in native illrcr. Several ex
perts and men of high standing, amongst
others Senator Beoth, bear testimony to
the value of the property. Two shafts
have been sunk on the adjoining mine, by
the McMorrls Co., from which they are
now extractingchloride ana black sulphur
et ores that sell in San Francisco at $3,000
per ton. The famous "Lolo mine "Joins
on the southwest, from which ore has been
sold at $5,000 per ton. Milling operation
w(ll soon be commenced, and with these
It is expected the property will prove to
be a .very valuable one and soon become
a dividend paying mine. The company is
organized under the laws of the State of
New York, and the stock will be put on
toe Mining Exchange there, as it is to the
interest of the stockholders to do so.
(We have. a fine map of these mines.
In the County Court of Los Angele?, or.
Monday, John Taylor, of Arizona, who
was held in durance Yllc on a charge of
stage robbery, was discharged from cus.
tody on the ground that the statutes of
California conferred no jurisdiction in the
case. Wq learn that Taylor, on release from
jail, stayed nut upon the order of going,
but went at once to the rural districts for
fresh air and other things. There is some
thing peculiar about this case. The mail
stage that left Prescott Friday, June 20th,
contained a letter to Sheriff Gabriel, of
Pinal couuty, from Acting-Governor Gos
per, of Arizona, enclosing a requisition on
the Governor of Califoruia for the return
of Tajlor'to Arizona as a fugitive from
justic:. The stage was stopped and the
mail robbed about three miles south of
Prescott, and the requisition captured,
probably by a friend of Taylor, at only
a portion of the official envelope was
found at the scene of-the robbery. Both
requisition and the requtsited are among
PHCENIX, A. T.
E. CANZ, - Proprietor.
A FIRST CLASS HOTEL
On the European Ran.
The traveling public will find It to their
interest to stop there. The only place
of comfort in the territory.
YUMA, - A.T.
Having opened the above saloon in the
store next to the Restaurant, I would
most respectfully solicit the patronage of
the citizens of Yuma,
THE BEST QUALITY OF
' -Liquors and
' ' Always on hand.
Meals at all Hours
THOS. J. HOLT.
Cor. of Third stmt and Maidea Lane
! ' Yuma.
Wholesale asd Jletail Dealer ia
groceries, Dry Goods,
Wines and Liquors.
BOOTS & SHOES, ETC.
ALSO PINOLE. PANOCHA AND CHILE
AJWATB OK HAND
Prices as low as any store in town.
H. S. FITZGERALD & CCK '
Wholesale and Ketail Dealers in
Of Hxr&xry. Iocriptioxi.
We Cannot be Undersold for Cash
CALL AND EXAMINE BEFORE PURCHASiNCiELSEWKERE,
JOS. COLLING WOOD,
JOS. COLLINGWOQD & CO.:
Having received large invoice of
We offer Special Induooment to Catsrt Buyer.
Also Barley, Wheat and
A Branch of the
J. W. BARNEY,
lias bceu established at Mrlrop&. nm1 Cash (frande. the present eastern termissA
of :hc iiuuilit, Pacific Kail road, by which all consignment to
A. JEFL I 25 O 3NT A.
"Will, on and flr Jan. 13ih, 1&T6, ba
Hero will be found a Full Line of Suppik-a for
Mark Goods "Care J. M..B., Maricopa, or Casa Grands, A: T."
Wltii Pateut Innde Bolt Work,
TUCKER' ALARM TILLS,
We do not claim to make CHEAP SAFES, but we dp clalm-lo-maka
X 2EE JS2 3E3 Z2 fil X .
Our safes an be examined in every town in this Territory. Not oo of them bus failed t
GIVE ENTIRE SATISFACTION.
For Prices, Testimonials etc., write to ....
Raymond & Wllshire
2:4 asd 217 California streot, San Fiaaelstc,
OTto GEORGE TTNG, Agent, Tuma,A. T.
No More Credit.
Oy AND AFTER THE NINTH DAY
tnrtYi 1R7Q. mi mnri rrrfit. vrlll h.-
piven at tho Yuma City Mrat Market
No Exception Made. Those wantinc
beef of us must pay Cash. All particr
indebted to us will please settle imme
dlately and eae trouble. .
48-tf L. A.bfdiixis cpU.
Ariao m car
Flour, In Large Quantities1
Job. Colling wood A Co.-
without -hlck no safe ia eonipkt.
rHE DIRECTORS OF THE M CEN
tennlul Board of Finance " haTc or
Jered a ditrlbutlon of remaining assets,
f.q?"L ?,x,y vC-enJ6 Bha the Cap
. ,to,c,k' wb,ch w he payable to the
stockholders, or their leeaf representa
tives, ou and after the 15th Inst. For
Arizom. payment will be made until the
31st of May, by A. J. Finley, Agent. Mari