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YUMA.COUNTV. "A while man first set foot on what is Ww Yuma County in lvrl. li ib the southwpst division of the Territory, and one of the four original counties of the Ter ritory. Many great reclamation projects are however on foot, and in a few years ex pect to see Yuma Uonr.ty rated as. the richest in the Territory. The first ulimpse the traveler frnm-Pali- ornia catches cf Arizona' h that of the picturesque town of Yuma, which is snuylv situated in the emhrace of genii'! i oiling hills, upon wnose crests and side t!x modern homes of our superior chilir-ati-ni arc crowding the adolie-daelliuus into dermd oblivion. Yuma is the gateway to Arizona, the iicveiniire of the West, upon whose undeveloped riches the eyes of the country are at present turned, and as such, she is bcund to Mow and prosper w ith a rapidity that at piest-n.t can Imrdly he re alized. But coupled with her geographi- cal position we find that she is the center - . ,i., 4;iii i- of a country who-e agncnltnin. -io-.sun.i- J . it ties are practically unlimited, being rounied by a soil the fer ility of hioh . exceeds that of the delta of the Nil-, and , wantiny. o ;ly -w.ter to become a paradi-e of bloom. Billion of gallons 01 uias prueems inid have annually gone to waate at Yuma's very doora, but already a reaction is taking place and many enterprises are on foot o supply the life-giving waters of y-.e yellow Colorado to the tltirsty earth. RIVERS OF YUMA COUNTY. In regard to climate, liealthfubiess fer tilitv and productivei:e;-s of soil, f-ieilities for cultivation, irrigation and abundance .f ; . ( . j water supp, - cheap transportation by rail and by water, no part of rizona can sinpns." Yuma oouutv. w hicli is destined to liecome one m richest and most prosperous counties in Ariz-ma. It lies between 32 CO,' nil M '20' north ir.tltude and Jlo aim u-t u "-a"! lon"itudc. It contains G.4SS.Sl20 acres. t Jtil.nnf tj l-i re as the Sia'e- of Uhodc LOW Connecticut an! H-l wire ., ., ,, , 1 h.e..ov:it.,rv-vhvr ""P- Yeniu ut or M.t-:i4.!i set j Tile oleni tt .duiy pi it na t- u t.V . i'shiriji' d b 'ha 0'ilma-io iitr, bicJi I r 1 i..l,f...," . Tlii-1 epr.tes fvizua from Calitotim. 1 hl 1 . , , . ... , - I WH.nty is bounded on the north In W '" j Fork and the -suitji Maii.i ri er, nho e Vattr fl into ihe. CoJor.td : 011 tiie east ky tin-- countW'S of I'uiw, M..rio.j.a af t . .c. vwii, u.l ou the ootn b.-b-no,, Mesico. lwcHiuty m tlH t.. uiiuu The Colorado river dmin the entire ter- ritorv of Arizona, nd every dn.p t wter . ., . i which full on it nionntains ami p.ain wiuui H nndsits way to this tu glit' river. It '- j ormed by the union of the 'liven and 1 Grand iivrs. fel by the stre.;.m . hie 1 j .1 i .1... i .. r..; im. I the melt J-ise jti" snows can 1 jr.eater depth of atei in this river 111 summer than in winter, thus furnishing the most water at the season ; y.-hen it i: most required for the purposes j jpf in igatiou ainl agriculture. j It will be seep that for the entire distance pious its este.ru bonndarv, Yuma Counts ' possesses the great advantage ot cheap tvater traiibpoi tation. The Oila river rises in ihe western part Of New Mexico and is fed by numerous streams, among the most prominent of which are the Son Pedro, Anna Fria, llas isayampnand Salt rivers. It flos west jtlirough Yuma County and empties into the dColontdo at the to u of Yuma. Y 11 inn cci.nty, traversed by the great rivt in from ks nertl-erti to its xmithem. and from it, eastern to it western 'oonii l .aries, ptsebes a far gt-cater water Pi.ppiv ihan any other county in the" resiifry. .ud far more than can be fouud in all Cali fernhi. This water is now being diverted from it--natural channels liy means of luimero-i-'Jaige irrigatitig winals, and utilized for the j)iirp-.6C of reclaiming and irrig-ting th immense tracts ot hums win eh lie in thi a.-oii coontiy, and which me as fertile ss an in the world. The .Southern Pacific Railroad crosses the Cokuiidorivwat the. to-vn of Yuma 4id runs tl'rnng'u the cmnt- , foUowint the iH-ro! wise, at n a' er 1.: U-.I f ab.nt four miles south, of the iiia ri er. enduring a!i th land soaeeptibie of irn jgatioi and Juki attOn, can u'ml an easy outlet in this way and can be tnuispmtud to ail the maikets and centers of population ji- the.-E.ist or West. Anotl. er competing mi' road is p-'jeeled from San Diego. California, to the to.m sf Yuma, and thence ilnn. the north fide joi the (Jila river. Thus Yuma County will jtuve exceptional railroad ud VHSitfiges. THECLIMATi: OF YUMA. The climate of Yutun for nine months .of Jthe year has no equal, as -ve. belie e, in the Avorld, and dn ring the remainim: th d rtnonthB of-the ear, eompi i-ing dene, Jul ,aiid August, the heat is not uppreWt e. Kti-n r,!ioii"h the thei mouieter in mid -mi flier may ai times rise abo-e 100, nd o .n,,.5,mnllv.Pi-iri reach 1!0 . vet. o 1UJI to ; . - -,the ubsence.of.moisti.re in the ait;, it in not 4&p'prt'Sfcive. Theatmo.'iihore is pine, light ind balmy. When the tneicnry marks Ai Iiiuhefct extre'-ie of heat, a person floes not ,.i.i tlint nnnrcRMiiii or dcbilitv hich i- nceltinthe jiabtern .States hen the 11 ei enry is-ratigin-from SO0 to W The air is jso dry that perspiration is absorbed as soon as it rcsches the.st.rface of the body, anil at no tunc in the. summer does ,tlio heat reduce any discomfort: LANDS AS 0 SOILS. Tao lands of Yuma County -comprise the rlvr s.nttoms and valleys and the uplands or mesas The, ibottom anils are moister and slightly mere fertile, tit, inded, it is possible to m ke ooinpansons ."j-heroall ars no wonderfully fffaljiive and prolific, iffhe -cpianda cr tpees are arnvwand, perh&p, ;wrtly for bctiei U-cccltivationnf the r-itnt8 frtilu cptt'iia vriewf soil. Ths v9y issd ,nt the! Olla and Colorado ivcr? have lot tae most 'xirt a deep sedimentary scril of- browailsh, ;,'W sandylo m, rostini;, in niort plaoes, upon a jrray . clay uhsoil.&t a deth of from :en to. twent; feet .below t!ie surface, The clay buhsoil forms a hnrd pan wbioh Is impervious to watci These soils have been slowly formed by tlip decomposition of f-Iinlcs, andst-OHfcs. marls, lime-tones, ct .. mixed with or ijinie and vegetable mnltcr. wvsbed down by th( mighty risers and have been gradually depnsitto iuring the course of centuries. Tin fertili iiif brownish mud held in the v.-a! iiof the 1'oloiaclo aud Gila rivcra resembles that from the N'ilc, and Us quantity varies from 0. 1 to 0.5 jjercen., though the water when oven considerably discolor ed by mud is good to drink, resembling in this res pect the Missouri river water. A clu-nut-ai analysis of the sediments of the Colorado and of tho Nile exhibits a wosuleifu) siniil li'.y in the constituent parts of each. Th tof the olorulo exhibiting a trifle less potissi, most phophnrie ai-id and car bonadeof limcsouie bds throu?b wln.-h the "do rado pass In other rjspacte th- sediment of the Uolorido is almxt ido.iMciI with that of the Kile. It will be u liced, therefore, tint when this watiT is Use! for ii'iijrtt'.on'it is supeiior to artedan waters since it is c.niiStnUy supplying the lwid u-rhtli-richest fer iliJug- elomnts. The s.di of the valleys is cfremely rich in decomposed cj;ctablc mat.'cr lisd unco i)i:ied c rbon, reul.ly abo biiiR the aerial jjisas. such ospeciaily, as oxygen, winch en tcriiiif the soil, decomposes the org mi; matters so that the.vca.i b taken up an I n.) tri'h the ,lwits whish may be .-o isi lere 1 a Ija lt.ig featur ! in its fertility. It also readily takes up and retains moisture, while the firmness of its particles affords, every tacility for pcrcola ion and the activity of captl'ary a :tl m. In its mechanical enmpod'ion its p.rticl"s are in a state of very fine division, whi h renders it more ..roductive than coan-cr "-oils It a qutries heat run. lily in the daytime, anl the lo.-.-? of the heat at n -'ht u ver Knuiual, n that it re- main- ultvavs warm tnd N not subject to sudden . ,,,..." c arigjs of licit and col !. Ht srlcs its escn'iai con- ,titu,Ilts of watlTf wr u,,.lahle ,.lltori Sl!lU atiJ i:iv, a eheniiil an.Mysi nIiows that lime, soda, magnes a, iron, ammonia mi.l nv. ilable forms of ni.r ireii, phosphoric ac:d and potash enter into add to its feriili'y, though, of emrse. a-, is always, the ca.-in soil aua.v.iis, its composition varies in different localities and i- not always eonst.mt. Tiie r-oi o t!i3 upUii.U, or mesa, liglitcr and more gravollv and in some pi cos of a rect loamy, calc.reous chircter. The mesa lands are warm and generous Tney seem cspecia'ly a i ipicti for the grape, olive and citrus fruits uencrally. Thf'irsoil contains more mngncda, lime or chalk than the bottom I inJs. It never cricks an 1 retains moi tore admir ibly in siinim.T It i $ of th it character which tiill ,)rod:ie a wine th if will keep -,01 1 far fifti- or a hundred vers, and improve .,nnua h . not l,ei..t liable to soul-, or on evp.xure to the a:r, after out jew dJ, t. bs -ome turbid and cbmge color in the bottle or gtas-s. Vi'e can safely 3ay that the soil of Yuma ''ouut.v can nowhere be sur,aij' 1. -ontainiuL' -is it i e. all n nowhere be sur,aij 1, -ontainiug -is it i e the essential ele nents of ridmess and fertility. F .UIT CULTCUK. Fruit production throughout Arizona isa-;tib- jeet o great interest at present, ami will doubt, be the liinc'pa! intiu'try in Viimv County The re-n.rk.Wc r Ws,- .hit.hve -prui.g from vcrv M:pr::a! r.r.d im cr'et !. to h s ie- OB tr t.t, th lh9 ,tU , t,i;na c .,,,. om.nji ei-nl'ar y a a,ted f ltd .ti.c'i : agri ultuia! e i' erp i- . T u develo.i.ne.it of t"ie:e re ucos i. of h uiu-.t impart n.:e rih! is at 'ru'ti g -areftd a'ten'iun. ' xp-.r nu-nt h ve been e ma.lo. ith ctre. n 1 acts in regard to the cul ure of4Wer(SMt khltU (lf fnji lllvc Wll c,ctcd wj,jr,, ca.IItor f , to ,. ,iV:nce, even tl.-emosf kept jc il. it:lie won fulup ri iity f Yuma ntinrj r ,4.,.v -UM r i. in miit - owine. an,l which ma. !e-id t 1 r. nl xarie I ,.r-diici a. ; ,nin.llU,ritlon , M. public .e.i in Si-t, r.tes a-s follows of the rich v.illev of tim fiila. olor.tdu and L'alt ri crs. The soilof tbeoe valleys i, amour the rehest 0:1 th: c inti. tent. It i; formed of the .'.etrtu, wbic j the str-am . for a;o have brought down, fjm t-, ,ir ,U3U ajj, i, ,ino, t!). jr jn;Jri.e.. to the vu!u j;v .,,,,, t fivor.iow.s -oni ch.mgt of-e!i.n fl. th : : p . ,t if hi- lie-, v gitihk- matter h ;or.n- " 1 s'Ml ot x r.m.: tci-c.iit... :.c r inu s-iemtsn 14 a dark alluvul mold well a.Iijiteil to smab gr in-and grtss -s. Farther back' fliers is a ri b sandy loam, mellow an 1 parous, and esp"xialy ; favorible for fruit ea'ture. It has baen already. deman tinted that the proibutive c pacity of .hese valleys is mt sur.iae I by lan Is of equal area in any , art of the Unitjd i ates. So rapid r.n.l prdiat. i the growth of t'ic fr.iitj, core ds and vegetables 1 1 it t :e lab ir o.'the cu:tn-J.tr is relu.tclto the muiimuui. In neirly .ill of them two crops a year cm be grtwth, anJ vege-ation is one month ahead ofCilifo-ni . The fir ners pluit a c tonwood s ipling before his door, and wit'iin the vsirhehls a sin le tree twenty live feet In h: Alfalfa can lie cutai ti ie I iri u tl moi o I i- is an antlittl . f:v t tin' gripe cutting hive or .!nrc wit ain eigh teen mo tbs' U'lmt tate or T rritory cv. make such a abowii.g? T'le eli 1 ate. h inns?- lie rcmpin berc 1, i n-jTlv pirpe uil sum ner ?now nt-vei fill in tbce aout'iora valleys. The f.-rnii-r b gi s topi. nt in vem'er, aa 1 by the mi 'die of ay Ui harvest r aly. are iu biw-m. frnb trees re !J s ondng, mid the grab liel Is --r a se-i ofgr:en. when the fields of the Eastrrn farmers re o-'Vervd wi'li mw an ' ice. Kv-ry viriety 0 grains grissea, fraits a id vge tthles grwu in tne temp -rate anl s mi tropic zones ca-i be produced in the valleys of Ari.ona. Wheit, corn barley, oas and ill the sma'l g-ains give ay' eld of fr.) n t-ven'y-rive to fifty busheU to the acre. Abalfa, clover, timothy, Bermu'aanl all the cultivated grasses grw luvuri :ntiv, the former giving fin-n euht to ten tons to the acre each yevr. Every v.riety of vegetable raised ill the United Sta em be grrva iu Ari'.ona, and nn here are they found of bett r q'l-ility. "Besides the produits men'.ioniJ, these acmi tripicul v& tys produce cotto ., i-ug ir-eans, t biittco, hc-mp and vice. With the exception of the sugar-vane, bat lit le attention i paid to the cult't .ition of other "staples. bnTi- htts been deinonstrat bl fi.it tiu(:;l 1 .-iim -te ar up i'"v a-.'ap'od ft l!i.-:i -".i "- 1" 1 giotb. C'jtUiu 1:1 ii'-' iy no ep- rinient. in xd'.ou.. tor it U on record that when the Europeans f.rst pe ictratcd thii -egi'n, thev found the eiuia Indian wearing fabrics made of c itton frown in the Gila v.lley. "But it is their adaptability for fruit culture that a-ures t t'ie5 illv la id t fi leme ;i pula tioo and apro-jicrm f-itur. Almost every var iety k own van lie raised In their fruirrul loils. 'ih" .itple, pt.ar, plum, pe c i. apr'.-o. quia, o and ne . trine, -:e ef delieiouj flavor, and give -a gen erous yield. The gr ipe of all ratie'ies i a lwmic In thes suniiv vales. No place iu the graje-grw ing i.elt of the Vac'fi roast ca-i shftw so prolific 11 viekl. I'h qu ility i.' all rba' e-uill be de.ired and th wine, altlu-ujb i' ioai ufsi:re : et ex periiiienta!, is of a f.no flavor. Si ic.oa-. bouquet, ami a iurpise t by anv . a:v; iro lac! a a table beverage. Exp 'rimcnts -s-ith the rrsi'i gnpi have s iown that tin cli nate a i ' oil p ites even idva ita-t- f i :be pro uc'ion aiid curing of th.s st pie at'U'e '. oounuer 'c . 'B?tiie5 bp fr ii!s kl eady rue.:tion?d, (hi or ngf, letaon, liuv. obve. fig. jwmegr mate, alio "others 01 ;he eitru.s fnuily, oaH-be gr.iwn .sueceio fully in the vjI oys of Southern AyUona. Orange trees are jiow in bearing in the Salt Kivor valley and at Vu 11 1; whilo the banan is is also being eul M rated at the latter place. 1 he Arizona ormge in quali y ind ilivor will compire tevorabb wi.h the bestialifjrnia. "in the valleys of thsColorado, the Salt and the GHa.iver, there is room for thnu-anils. H is no. too mucji to s y thai novheri within the limits ot this broad Union :au be foun I a more dj.drabU re;: ion far the making of a home. No laboring clearing of the land is required it li s almost ready for the plow. 'irue.aid -brub cry lue u rapid a growth that w.thin e'ghtefii nmnti s the immigrant can surround his abode with attraction wiiieh would require years to niatur. in lossfavoreJ climates. Fruits ripen and.TC ready for mar et a full moiith b fore the ' alifornia product. Tb t'riglr.sunab'Me mikes bfe a lusary, and the pure, tiry atmophere.rings h-.althto all who inhale it. For the estabV.shmout of colonies, ucB as we have nafe f South :ra CaliXornia a ucdaa, Aricoua anr-uled pprtAiltlci TbaaRads sf preaenc sicrcs now profitless, can be made jroiuctivc by the construction of ivriKating ditciies, and there is 110. invesime'.t which, assures larger ur moie penaaaent tetnms." Tlie foregoing statements are rot exaggerated; in fact, they fall short of doing justice to this won derful land. Pineapples, dutes, aliuo-ds and wal nuts vii: do well. Strawberries, raspberries., blac!-;-rverries. currants, u'ooseberrie--, an i all varieties of mall frtti'e can be successf.illy cult'vate ! Indeet.1, VuiuaCouaty is not only 'be n itural b mi of the eitrus anJ seiui-tif-pica' fruits, as aim st every fitiit. nut. plan't, giaiii, gm.s or egefable wliicti eau be produced in either tropic or temperate .one, will thrive in iu rich a id feitile soils. ARIZONA. Aiizon; stands at the threshold of v urn f .oi derlid ;iieial and iinliiui o' ti .('!il';b,:. Tiieie can't be a duiiit . l i. iiie:itct Tne da 1 11 tor ulrcli .i!ie iia aiteii s 1 ;iiii i luvaking at, la.t. '1 l-f is every promi e of a day of great pro.-.-peri'.y and lieiinaiiei't iiphuihling j st fore her. Tlie impulse ot a ik u anl iiier vi.tnc l-.ope is i-ilde cm r here anions her people, while the eiinniia'i e ell'i ct .l many tiling-, which iiioile Imt small im piu.-rion as tnex tr nspiied singly, is m e'o umaiiiliiig fur her a full ,-haru of atre 1 liou ami interest - s.bi'i ad among lit me-l- k rs and c pitali-t.-, -1 !iely eoiupetition has spiwug up foi he p ses-ion of things which lia e he co lore gu e a beggtng for o.tnci'aliip linn i.-. ;i s. iambi1! for traticliie;? iSothing mure -urel iudieales a great industiial a.vahcn ny tlian this. The rates of interest are f. 1 ing to moderate figures. Nothing more inch indicates oonlidciice and cumj etiiion iiiiofgilie money lenders tliau thi. Ariona has rciichfd that cliamctieer pei iod whii-h evety "e.tern state has ex pi'iieu ed sometime iu its Id tory u hen. :xfiei long ami weary MiiiL-gle and ilouiit. villi each ide of the balance tiist up ano then die- 11, the el. 11 ds ot ih-s undent:., lira - e Middenly rolled jij, ai d MHii.nit of energizing hope h.'s thrilled the dump ing sj-nits of the peojie to greater a. id br.i ver ei deavor than lie.fore. For the last t. el e ears the sub-idem e of 1 he hi eat 'I ombstoiie boom and the com pletion of t o ttaiiseo.itiiienial lines of railroad across her tciritm Arumm h.i-- rather dropped out ol pi-b ic ;.tleiititii, Imt in that lime shu has l.eeu (juietly -cumiilatiu.' a fund of substai tiat e It) ami a force o! mu:al eh.ia'tei hici qualify her lm.v to ii e up and take In 1 (iestiuy iu hero 11 hands. The population of Ari.oua is Mexican. This is a mistake ot gieat iinp.n tanee from the moral point of vi,v. There is but one rnisiderable center of Mexican population 111 th: territory, the eitv of Tucson, and even there it is not by any means at pres ent the predominating element. It thiol it is rei tain that, s.rixonn has not to-day neatly mi huge u Mexican poptt atiou as (Vdbrado iml out i. lo ". one tenth as much "Nw .Mesito.- "I'iu-Mac," iu Oeuver Vcws. WHY EdillGItAXTS SHOULD COME TO YUJIA C0UXTY. Hecanac the climate is perfect. ''ecatne the soil isfert le aid prolific. I ""oa-is? 'a-;d's aTmrdar.t ami cheap. Vea le a home ca i he made with little ab'jr. - because so great a variety of products ' can be grown . j Hccanse the yehl is large and the prices always remir erat've. ! "Vca-.i-.e l fe is a luxury in a land whete 'Ap ssii sh aes ever' day. 1'ecause there arc chances for a poor man I vh'ch he ca i never hope to liad in older . c m'ltrie?; "ecau?e the country is advancing and roperty values are increasing. I'ecamc, unlike Southern California it -lo;s not. require a small fortn-ie to wire a piece of la; d. i?ea.use eapits.! docs not block all the av-p-ues to wealth, nor crowd the ioor man t-j the wall. "ecati.e Uncle Sain hai yet many farms in Yuma county waiting for occupants . scanse chunhcr, fiiio's, rewspap.ers fd raln:ds are fast developing the mora! 1 id matrr .il clemei.ts of the Terr' tory. '.eeauso. good la d is becoming scarce, and f yon don't ctch 0:1 now, your last chance will .500:1 be ,;oae. I'ecausc the country is one of the few regions of the United States that yields the products of the temperate and semi-tropic zoe3. i'ecaii'ic the worker receives a fair com cn'.ttio.i for h;s labor, and the 'rusUer' ha' 1 field f ir the display of his energy and en v 1. pr.se. 'ecause there are neither blizzards or tfr..ad.;cs, earthquakes nor inundations, snow-storms nor cyclones. I 'ecause the vast and varied resources of the country are yet to lie developed . I'ecause the wealth of its mines, its farm ing valleys, and grazing la-id.s, will yet build up a great and prosperous county. 'ecatne a ma 1 ca 1 ma'te a l.vellhoD.l her, with lcs.s labor than in any other pai t ol the United Slate3. i'ecause there is health in every brczc, and strength and yigor under its cloudless skies. ecause the settler need not spend a life time in felling trees and grubbing out stumps. . "e au-e vegetation is so rajiid that in ,two a the h.-.-.je is sur.)u-'ded by a growth of trees and shrubs which would require live years to develop in a colder clime. because fortunes here await the venture some, and health welciines the alll'cted. iVcansp the e.uintn has a br li:a :t future ltd von wa -t t be i: the "swm " ee.nis.' pie, dry .nv go ntr a .'ii'dem:e d."e.iae ca ot Lvc ov . en.i:. a.- . Jecuise it- j-eopie ate generous, liberal, !M:pIUible and progress. ve.. .viiv CAriTtH. siioin.!) pi:r.K yoma county. "'ecause :ts iu;r:es are the riciier.t. "e -au:e ts grazing iai.ds are tiie 'nest. 'e.tause its funning holds are valuabloar.fi .roductive. eoause it gives as3iut:cc of the largest "cturiis on money invested. ' e cause its grand resources are yet to be level. ed. : 'ecause it is a youn, growing county .vith a j assured fntti-e. : ecause the opportunities for engaging in ;iia :ufacturirig c.aerpriSus are belter than in inv other tegion of the iv'est. "ecause good minij'g properties can he had at reasonable In rues. '.'ecause there is a demand for additional facil.ties for ore reduction. because there are vast stretches of rich soil to be reclaimed by .the co.istiuct.o i of rrij-ating canals. I'ecanse there are lar-j? tracts of .as .amis that c in be util.zed In jttie -c.Jiiiiii -t ir Install wells. ''ecause there are tnaii.v pexn-s ina :'ew eonut y wh:cli cannot exist iu oifler oui niuiiit. es. Ilccausc the opportunities fjr c.rea i:. tho successful cult vat. on of srin-trftp u fruits are I it-ttcr th tn in any other fart .of tlie LTuiitcil States. -ecaujje-jropertv values are mp:dly arl-vam-in-r. t y wh:cli cannot. e;ctst iu older com- Secause Arizona's boom is yet to conic Because it is a virgin: lipid, reaiy jer - tli0 ed which Vrl produce a golden harvest ,n nta rad C7 Yen cm & m Bl i tos cure IWMh If yeu cufTr frro or.7 of tl liJfvstV ;tt r- rmt-a. come to the oldc If yen cuiTr frrm cr.7 cf the V Dr. Tordan & Co. Th usands nw tiv liap.y lives that v.c U if vX S"-rirti're.l's of inachnod, h i i;raesof the skin and ki.t- cfi;zrri;'-:,"f.-sc. A Go c-i'l learn how wonderfully ycu ar " mads; hc-7 to avuid s ckness and disease. A Thousands of new objects. Additions con- v tluua.i v. Catalogue scat free. Q i03lbarkot Gl ee!, G2n Francisco, Ca!. Phoenix restaurant a CHOP-HOUSE, JO GU. Prop, MAIN STUKKT. . En connt'ction with the Place . Saloon. .It':ils '2oc . 3r)U. :it:(l oOc-, SflVi'd ut nil hour.- nf t he day nuti niiiht. I ouil jkt week, $5. "V T vrum rvu -fr R8H AMD CHICKEN. Bread, ctike and Dies for pal p. l.uiH'lics pnt up to order. Meals til all hour.., the day and night. rVivate ro.mi; for 1-idits--. IHON WORKER, now n coniplute hue of li ird- 1 hav ware. Coohin stoves, wood, kerosene and coal, a specialty. Plunibiivi Prompt-y At! ended lo, and all Kinds of Job j.)Vk a Hpfjcialtrl FOOT OF ,MAIX STREET; YUMA Altl.O.VA . TBI flEW ftEtKLT ROGKY AOUMTAiN I?. A Tits' Best WFfcKUV Published f.1.03 Per Year In Advance. LEADS the Silver forces of America. LEADS in M.nin; anl Mining Stock P.2port3, LEADi in i-ioci.d Depariments. LE.Di in ttfivelupinj Cjloratlo's woaJen'al rcsourrca. LEADS in Xewslnsss, Brlshlniss, Co-n?r2 hensiver.css. - ' j LEAD3 in Commiss'.ons to Agents, (Write for Teniu ) The Great Sliver Dalhr The News pul)M'ie? t'to rcje!e-itn:ive piii.T' (d.-ii y ;i- i! u n!.iy we3. o. .-.! 1 rv$; c.ir'i tl w.:h ee.y is-'is. Ojc a iaj.i..i i.O j loi ii tiinihi in .'utvance. l-ot jump eco;jy of any issue, aUdre3j, The KEWS I'RINTIVG CO., DfUVcr. Colonel' Equitable Life Assurance Society 'V TI7K U.N'ITED STATES. TANUAltY I. 1895. ASSStb 8 35,440, 3 1 0 it KSHKVK KUNI) j .c Sta-ilanl.) ( VW,h":,n AND A I.I. OTIIUR i ' ' LlAiULiriKS . . ) tkpl" s. 4 ier fftit.. 479,803 Sin pi"--, 3 Standard, $27,23S,7G5. . )t 'I STANDING As- sukanc!-: 9 1 -"'.onfij:;: In the above Statement of Outa-:ilin Assurance, Iiistalment I'ol vies issued during ItJiti, a::d previous tliereto, have been re duced to their oonnniited value. New AfcStirjineu Applied fur 250,002.730 Amount. Diclined 39.4ofi.74S New Assurance writ ten .$21 7.1 1 S.98S HKMRY Bu HYDE- Pres J. W. AISXAMUER. 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