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ARIZONA SILVER BELT.
VOLUME XXV. No. 12. GLOBE, GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, JULY j7, L902. Established 1878
Our Weekly Resume of Mine Development
OLD DOMINION COPPER CO.
Important Meeting of the Directors Held
Yesterday In Boston. Report that G. V.
G. 4 N. R'y Co. Have Made Concessions
to the Copper Companies of Globe.
Sunt. F. W. Hoar loft hist Saturday
morning for Boston to attend a
VT of tho board of directors of the
company, which will likely havo Important
consequoncca for Qlobc. Mr.
Duncan MoVlchic, ono of tho oxports
who havo.reported on 0!d Dominion,
was also expected to bo present at tlio
meeting, was hold yesterday, lio.ston
jdvh'Ca Htnto that the reports of tho
experts have been received and are
favorable, but the essential facts will
jyt bo laid before the stockholders mini
after consultation with Messrs.
McVichionnd Hoar, and the directors
say tho roporton tho initio will not
be iised to influence the price of stock
mi the market.
Tho production of tho Old Dominion
initio for Juno aggregated 620,000
pounds of coppor. A production of
NX),000 pounds per month or bettor
has been nuint lined sinco tho first of
Tho .Boston News llureati, of July
10, prints tho following vory interesting
'Tho Gila Valley, Globo & Northern
railroad, which was built between
Howie, Arizona, and Globe, a dlstanco
of 123 miles, to accommodate the Old
Dominion and United Globo properties
at tho latter camp, id contemplating
a material reduction in freight
"There has been considerable
on tho part of tho now
management of the Old Dominion
over the schedule of rates now in force
and tho fact that tho contractbctwecn
tlio railroad and the Old Dominion
company expires at tlio close of this
j car may havo had considerable to do
with the decision of tho Gila Valley
railroad people to reduce rates.
"The Old Dominion company has
been p.aylng in excess of $300,000 per
annum In freight rates, which fact has
had much to do with tho high cost of
tho Old Dominion copper. This reduction
in rates will not only pormlt
tho Old Dominion to work lower grado
ores, but will permit of a larger prollt
upon the present production, as it is
understood that tho proposed reduction
In rn'ea will bo about
"This reduction will bIbo bo of great
benefit to tho United Globo aud tho
Arizona Commorclal companies. The
latter company Is contemplating the
erection of a concentrating plant at
Judge It. M. Force, president of tho
Coppor Hole and
Gold Mining company has received
from Mariner & Hopkins, of Chicago,
tho cer.tilleatti of a-say of a samplo of
ore from tho Baltic claim, which shows
the following values: Gold, $.'(9.29;
eilwr JOS.lO ounces; copper, 0 5 per
tent. The h.unplu was taken from tho
lodge at Uio hii'fa.'o mil was not as
mli us iiilivr npi viiiieiiH Irom tho same
lof.iliiy which iiliowcd free gold and
ii irn silviir ami wore sent to the
mining company ' Chir igo olllco The
r.tiim is one uf leveu tl.iiins reci ully
.luijiuud by llio Angina Colorado
company, uliito liuldingH now
suientieit lull claiuiH, bltualeu
about ilireo miles north til Globe. "J'ho
xli.ill mi tlio latllo Beauty claim is
now down 7(1 ft eland is in lino ore, a
recent assay of which gave loturus of
"5 per cent, mppcr and several
dollars each in gold and silver. The
picbent Intention is to carry tlio shaft
down to a depth or 10 foot, or to
water level. Tho company maintains
oilices at Denver and Chicago and will
situu open one in Ulobe.
LOCAL .MININU NK.WS.
K. P. Nelson anlved on Monday
from Mlnneapulis, Minn. Ho is a director
in tho Mineral Creek Copper
company, Incorporated to develop the
Hummer group of copper claims, near
the head of Mineral creek.
At the United Globe, tho Gray shaft
liar been unwatercd and tlio pumps
arc easily handling the proscnt flow.
A considerable forco of miners Is
oponlng tho lower lovols, which
will require about a jcai'o wurk to
Richard Woloh, owner of the clahnB
bonded to tho l'lnto Crock Copper
company, was in from the camp at tho
head of Mlnoral crcok for several days.
Ho stated that scvoral strlngors of
gliod Bitlphldo oro havo been encountered
in the crosscut, but tho vein for
which thoy arc driving is some
Copper Bell Mines Attached.
The VA Paso Times says: Word
has boon received here that tho noted
Coppor Boll mines at Glonson,
district, Ariz., havo shut down
on account or attachments run by
Shattuek & Co. of Toinbstono for
$1,000; Soto Bros. & Uednud for $5,r.00,
and Norton & Morgan for $1,700. Tho
two latter linns aroof Pearco. Ariz.
Thoso attachments havo boen run on
tho company's store. It is understood
that O. M. Darhyshlro or this city
intends to run an attachment on the
mines on account of coko furnished.
Martin Oostello, it is said, has a first
mortgage on tho property, ho having
advnncod tho money for the first payment
of tho purehiiBo price. John
Gleason, from whom tho property was
bought, holds a second mortgage for
the balauco of tho money which is
still due. A number of El Paso merchants
aud others, it is stated, hold
claims for various small .amounts
against tho company.
It is not jet known how the matter
will be straightened nut.
An Intecrestng letter from the City on the International
After soveral weeks of fasting and
praying for rain among the righteous
citizens of this virtuous burg, the Lord
finally turned his sprinkling-pot looso
on the 11th aud everything, from the
brazen holyhock down to tho little
bluo johnny jump-up, scomod to rejoice.
Tlio now Naco is forging along on
permanent lines. Tho palings aro rotting
down about the last resting place
of tho victims of her frisky days, and
sho has grown to a permanent, prosperous,
orderly city, without Incorporating.
If anything knocks a thriving
Arizona town, It is incorporating.
Naco will profit by the example of
Globe, Bisbee and other good camps,
and loavo that
Naco Is tho great artory of trade
and travel botweon the United States
and tho finest mining district in
Just yesterday I saw ono of
thoso peculiar complications which
arise along tho bordor.
A certain black-and-tan son of the
sun, bearing the euphonious trademark
or Appolonious Muchachn,
which, I presume, means "much apple
jack," absorbed too much "undertaker's
delight," aud went into tho hands
of Morpheus. When found, his head
was in the United States, and his feet
in Mexico. A NucoconsUiblo was trying
to arrest one end of him and a
Mexican olllcor tho othor. Tho national
boundary ran right across
his arms ; his logs, hia load.and his
bottlo wero all in Moxico. He did all
Ilk kicking in Moxico, hut ho did his
clawing and bawling in tho United
States. It was a voritablo tug-of war
for about fifteen minutes, as several
moro olllcors camo up on cithor sido.
At ono time It seemed Mr. Muclmcho
would bo pulled in two, but they dual
ly compromised it by taking his
plant away from him, giving him
a swift kick in tho Moxican ond and
instructed him to walk straight west,
astride of tho lino, till he got to the
Colorado river, and then .not stop. At
last accounts he was climbing a big
toe or the Sierra Madras.
This Is the place wliora you throw a
parting kiss to llio "rftarsaud .Stripes."
asyuUHink away into the biwom of
Sonora, inward'llio woild renowned
camp, La Cananea. Is is dilllciiit to
dibcribo a pure Amei lean's feelings as
he sees llio grand old banner grow
dim In tile disunite and realizes that,
he is on foreign soil and subject to all
llio ecnliar and capriciniisregiiliitions
of a foreign country. It la equally
impossible to describe his BCiiuations
whin, urter an eventful sojourn of
nuiuiiths among tho uncertain conditions
of a mixed-up foreign popula
tion, ho again puts his foot on Ameri
can ground. If he doesn't, feel an Involuntarily
kiss the good old soil, ho Isn't built
right. Then tho sight of an American
dollar 1b good for tlio eyes. Arizona
typhoid gormieldo whiskey is bad
enough, hut mescal Is a whole lot
worse, and wo aro always glad to got
back to Naeo.
Old Globe boys are bcattored all
ovor this country. Bird Henderson
and Ollf Mlddletou loft here last night
to accept positions as guards at Yuma.
George Flomming and Ed King came
through from Cananoa yesterday on
thoir way to Blsbeo. Frank Bauer,
Homer Dubois, Tip Deel, (leorgo McDonald,
of pig 'a bead aud cabbage
fame, and a host of other old Globe-
ites, aro horo In businoas.
Jakcy Marks went to San Francisco
It. Ilonson, Psycho, Charley Sherwood
and a lot of othor
are in Bisbee, doing well.
Jay Hamlltonis In a mining camp
abut 150 miles south of hero in Sonora,
on tho Yaqul rivor.
A. P. Mcrrltt and son Robert, Dan
and Billy Murphy, C. O. Hockltt, Mr.
Cresswoll and many other ancient
Globules aro In Douglas, growing up
with the town.
It would seem, from tho number of
Gila county boys you tncot, that Globe
has taken an "allured scattoration."
Wo all remember old Globe most lovingly,
and prediot for her all kinds of
good things in the near future.
In tho meantime don't forget that
Blsbeo is the ono big camp; Douglas is
ono of the coming cities, and Naco Is
tlio slickest town on tho map. Jake.
The Territorial Funds In Different Depositories
Governor Brodie has inaugurated a
new deal In disposing of tho public
monoys for safe-keeping. Heretofore
it was tho custom for the territorial
treasurer to deposit the territorial
funds in any bank ho solocted, and all
tho funds wero gouarally deposited in
Under tho direction of Governor
Brodie, tlio money of tho territory
will hereafter be deposited in different
banks in different sections of the territory.
The Consolidated bank of this
city, under the new deal, has been
mado a public depository. Two banks
in Phoenix have been solocted for the
Bamo purposo, and ono at Prescott.
Tho treasury has now on hand
and of this sum $50,000 will be deposited
In the Consolidated National,
in this city. Tucson CltUcn.
Concert by the Globe Brass Band
The following program will be rendered
by tho Globo Brass band, under
tho direction of Prof. Thos. Vincent,
at tho now band stand on Broad street,
on Saturday evening, July 19, at 7:30
1. March "Tho Union Forever,"
2. Serenade "Summer Nights,"
4. Cake Walk "Smoky Mokes,"
5. Aralso Mexicalnc "I Soc Theo
G. "Bowitchlng Ilcauty," Lauren-dean.
7. March-"Tho Elite," Thos. Vin-
It. W. Maynk, Socrotary.
Richard Kitchen, who has been running
iho Union restaurant for the
past four or live months, and attempted
to defraud his creditors by loavlng
town between two days, was arrested
at Sallord and brought back to Globe
last Saturday by Constable Sam Roberts.
Kltchon was given a hearing
and bound over in tho sum of $500 to
answer to the grand jury. Rail was
not furnished. A. V. Whitmer and
Fmest Rowo were partners In the
restaurant, and Winner's store property
was attachod. Mrs. Judd,
mother-in-law to Whitmer, whoclalms
to have a bill of sale of his property,
filed a replevin suit and upon furnishing
bond, tho property was rolcased.
Tho Indebtedness or tho concern
aggregates ovor $S00, aud tho largest
creditor Is Denis Murphy, of tho
Globe moat market.
Last Friday afternoon somo burning
paper from a lire started by an
employe of this olllco was caught up
by an unexpected gust of wind and
Indeed in a pile of rubbish which was
instantly Ignited, in the rear of Tillman's
furnituro store. Despite the
efforts of several persons to quonch
the nanus, they reached the franio
Morehouse ill tho rear of the Club saloon,
and the situatli n looked serious.
An alarm hit tight ut Pioneer Hose
team, whorasil) Miccmlid In putting
out tho lire. Incidentally, it may lie
well to call the addition of the lire
marshal to the fact that tho paillally
burned luhhisli has not I rrn removed
and that Inllamahlc material lias been
added to it by an adjoining tenant.
Harvey Dunham and wife arrived
last night from La Cananca, Sonora,
where they have been living for tho
past few months. Mrs. Dunham Is
quite sick with malarial fever, and
will remain here with Mr. Dunham's
parents until she rocovers her health.
Harvey Is now engaged in tho photographic
business. He will return to
On Tuesday one hundred Indians
loft San Carlos for a point near Yuma,
whore they arc to bo employed by
the Southern Pacific company. If
tho experiment Is successful the S. P.
will doubtless be able to give steady
work to a large number of Apaches.
II. J. Ramer Is shipping all of his
cattlo In the Pleasant valley country,
numbering about 5,000 head, to his
ranyc in New Moxico and to California.
OF THE WEEK
Budget of Interesting Items
Gathered for "Silver
PINAL PARAFFINE OIL CO.
Will Resume Drilling In the Riverside Field
Next Week. Money Must be Raised to
Pay Renul for Fire Plugs. Arthur Kenyon
Painfully Hurt. Good Bank Statements.
Mrs. W. F. Whcnlhoir and little son
left last Friday for Piescott, their
Good rains on tho uppor Gila river
liavc tilled tho canals aud ditches In
the Gila valley with water.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Thompson returned
last Thursday night from their
trip to Bisbce, Douglas and Naco,
much pleased with the southern
Julius Gundclach reports a heavy
rain at the ice limine Tuesday night,
and unless appearances were deceptive,
a good shower fell on the mountain
The nows was brought In this af
that Richard Wolch's body was
found with a bullet hole In tho head,
this . morning at Sleboth's mining
camp. It is supposed ho committed
During the lire excitement last Saturday,
Arthur Francis wrenched his
side, in jumping over a fence with a
bucket of water, and for several days
suffered considerable pain. He 1 ' now
able to be about.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rishop met
with a sad loss In tho death of their
daughter, a bright llttlo girl four
years of age. The funeral took place
from the family residence last Thursday
The board of school trustees have
appointed Miss Fitzgerald, of Kentucky,
to the vacancy In the corps of
teachers In the Globe public schools.
MIbs Fitzgerald was recommended by
Wo have had a number of Inquiries
in regard to tho topographic map of
Globe mining district, mention of
which was made in our last Issue. It
can bo had at live cents a copy, by applying
to the United States Geological
Surcoy, Washington, D. C.
I. N. Klnscy, for the past two years
stenographer for the Old Dominion
Copper company, resigned his position
and left Tuesday for Douglas to cr.tcr
the employ of the Calumet & Arizona
Mining company. Mr. Klusoy's many
friends here regrot his departure.
Rev. S. A. Thomson, superintend
cut of Methodist missions, was here
during the past week to attend the
quarterly conference of St. Paul's
chinch. The business was not completed
and the conference adjourned
to August 19.
Arthur Kenyon mot with a painful
accident on Monday. While oiling the
compressor engine at the O. D. mine
lils left thumb was caught In the machinery
and the nail and llesh above
the lirst joint was torn off. It will he
several days yet before ho Is able to
return to work.
Mr. F. W. Hamm, father of Mrs
Geo. J. Stoueman, has been ill witli
pneumonia for the past two weeks at
ids home In Albuquerque. Tho Citizen
of July 11. says that the latest news
from the sick room is that Mr. Hamm
will get well unless some unforseen
trouble should arise.
George 10. Shu to, who was among
tlio visitors from upper Salt river this
week, stated that tho outlook for the
cattle Interest In that section was discouraging,
and that without abundant
summer rains stockmon will sustain
heavy losses. "There was," he
said, "only about 2,100 inches of water
in the river, and the flow was decreasing
at the rate of about 400
inches a week.
The Prescott Journal-Miner, In
noting the arrival there of W. F.
Whontohff from Nogales, says : Mr.
Whenthoff, when a boy, resided In
Prescott with his mother, Mrs. Robinson,
who built the house now known
as the Columber house, on the corner
of Mt. Vernon and Gurley streets.
Ills mother Is at prcsont a resident of
Globe. Mr. Whenthoff intends to locate
In Prescott with his family and
engage in tho millinery and ladles'
At a meeting of delegates from the
Yavapai county unions, held In
cott, July 4, It was agreed to meet
early in August to perfecta territorial
federation of all tho unions In Arl
Suit was filed In the district court
hero today on behalf of Frank M.
King, of Tucson, against Robert
for $0,000, claimed as commission
on tho sale of tho Prlngle cattle for
The report of tho condition of the
Old Dominion Commercial company,
bankers, published in another column,
shows a considerable growth In that
branch of their business. Tho company
Is one of tho old and substantial
business Institutions of Globe.
A petition has been circulated, addressed
to Judge P. O. Robertson,
trustee of Globe townslte, to call a
meeting of citizens for the purpose of
considering the proposition to appropriate
inony from tho townslte fund
to pay tho annual water rental for fire
purposes, from July 1, 1902, to July 1,
1903. There are now seven lire plugs
In servlco and auotbor plug Is to be
placed on south Broad street In front
of the Old Dominion Commercial
company's warehouse. Tho amount
to be raised li $240, being $30 for each
hydrant, which Is less than the rental
charged in other Arizona towns.
There is said to be over $000 in the
townslte fund. In our opinion the
money required to pay for this water
service should be contributed by the
owners of property benefitted.
BANK OF GLOBE
An Excellent Statement, Showing Stability and
Gontlnued Growth of Business.
The attention of our readers Isagain
called to the statement of the Bank
of Globe, at the close of business June
30, 1902, which reveals a substantial
growth of tho business of that Institution
during the past year.
As will be noted, tho deposits are
considerably in excess of $200,000,
which arc amply protected by resources
aggregating $269,000, and rendered
additionally secure by the largo
Individual responsibility of tho proprietors,
J. N. Porter and S. F.
who have been successfully
engaged in the banking business for
While the Rank of Globe is conservatively
managed, every reasonable accommodation
Is extended to Its numerous
customers, and the same courteous
treatment accorded to all.
The statement is also significant as
Indicating the prosperity of rhe people
of Globe, especially at this, tho
dull season of the year In mining and
general business, and it can bo safely
said that no other town of Its size In
the south westcan make a better showing
in this respect.
Drilllng by the Pinal Paralllne Oil
company on thoir oil field near Riverside,
which was Interrupted by tho
breaking of tho drill stem, will be resumed
next week. The broken stem,
with the jars, was sent to Los Angeles
to bo ropalrcd, and a telegram was received
here Saturday stating that the
repairs had been made and the parts
shipped the same day to Casa Grande.
L. W. Lclghton, manager of the oil
company, left hero on Monday for the
oil Held to prepare for the resumption
of work. Notwithstanding the several
unavoidable setbacks, the Pinal
Paralllne Oil company has really mado
greater headway than any other company
organized to drill for oil in Ari
zona. They have a 14-inch hole down
nearly' 200 feet, aud it is as true as a
die. The company is fortunate In having
such competent men as Managor
Lcigliton and Driller I. M. Parker in
charge of the work, which, it is confidently
expected, will now proceed
more rapidly, and with every Indica
tion of developing oil.
While at work In the United Globe
blacksmith shop helping to point
picks, on July 3rd, Owen McKcvitt
was struck on tho loft leg, between
the knee and ankle, by a flying piece
of steel. The Injury was regarded as
slight until live or six days later when
the wound was accldently reopened
and bled profusely. To cheek the
hemorrhage Mr. McKcvitt applied tar
and tobacco and on tho following day
blood poisoning developed, with high
fever and swelling of tho limb. For
soveral days his condition was serious,
but he is now miking satisfactory
A cable message dateu at ManiiR
P. I., July 0, addressed to J. II.
Thompson, was received tho following
day announcing the death at Manila,
on the 5th instant, of Harry Nash,
brothor of Mrs. Thompson, and formerly
a resident here. Mr. and Mrs.
Thompson wero out of town aud the
message was not delivered until aftor
thoir return, last Friday. The message
was In cipher, and It was several
hours before a Western Union code
could be found, and the message translated.
Deceased went to the Philippines
nearly two years ago as a teacher
and was for somo time superintendent
of the schools In one of tho Islands,
The War department has appropriated
$120,000 to rebuild Whipple
Barracks, noar Prescott.
Gen. Ohaffeo has boon roliovod of
command In tho Philippines, and will
bo succeeded by Mu. Gen. George W.
Major Wallor, of Philippine wor
notoriety, has been presented with a
sword by cltizons of Norfolk, Va., in
admiration of his brutality toward the
Tho Gates cornor In July corn at
Chicago ended on Tuesday, tho shorts
effecting settlements with Harris,
Gates & Co. Tho profits of tho latter
firm are estimated at $1,500,000.
Honolulu advices to the Associated
Prcrs announce tlio resignation of
A. S. Humphries as circuitjudge. Ho
has been talked of lately as r candldato
for delegate to Congress from Hawaii.
In answer to a suit filed against the
United States Steel corporation, Ohas.
M. Schwab, preaidont, has glen tho
opsets and earnings of tlio trust. Tho
total assets are placed at $1,400,000,000,
and nnnual earnings at $140,000,000.
William J. Bryan has gone to New
York to confer with Lewis Nixon, late
Tammany leader, and later will attend
the annual banqnet of the democratic
league of Boston, which will bo in the
niture of a counter demonstration to
the harmony feast of the Tildon club
of New York.
The strike of tho freight handlers
at Chicago Isneariugsettlement. Tho
Lako Shore, Northwestern and Nickel
Plato roads reached an agreement
with employes on Tuesday, which is
favorable to the men, and
with other railroads will doubtless
be adjusted on the same terms.
Tho cost of AlaBka waa $7,200,000.
The revenue which the government
has derived from It since Its purchase
amounts to over $9,000,000, and the
value of the products are now twice
as much overy year as it cost. The
total value of tho products of Alaska
brought to the United Stales since its
purchase is (according to the best
estimates that the bureau of statistics
is able to make) abont $150,000,000 of
which $50,000,000 aro precious metals,
$50,000,000 products of the fisheries,
chiefly salmon, and $50,000,000 more
furs, chiefly seal fur.
Convict Tracoy continues to elude
his pursuers and to furnish sensational
reports for the nowspapers. Last Sunday
bo visited a farm house near
himself to the farmer and three t'ous
and demanded something to eat. Having
finished his meal, Traccy ordered
ono of tho young men to shave- him,
and after his beard had been removed
ho took a pair of troueers from the
wall and departed. A body supposed
to be that of Morrill, Tracoy's confederate,
was found uearChahalis, Washington.
Thero was a bullet holo
through tho head and two in the body.
Delegate Rodey of Now Moxico has
given out tho following: "An ontirely
wrong lmpres3luii has gone out ovor
tho country with reference to the
strength of the statehood bill in the
United States senate. Tho fact is that
thero aro from thirty to republican
senators in favor of tho admission
to statehood of ono, two or all
of tho territories applying, and between
eighteen and twenty in favor of
tlio omnibus bill as it now stands. The
democrats in the senate aro a unit for
the omnibus statehood bill as it stands.
A poll of tho senate showed sixty-nine
out of the eighty-eight Beualors in favor
of statehood in some form."
There will bo a hanging at Prescott
boforo long, that of Simon Aldoretto,
who has just boen convicted of tbo
murder of a Rough Rider by tho name
of Ward, In a saloon. Aldoretto aud
Ward had been bouio time before the
killing quarreling about the war with
Spain. Thoy separated and later in
the day Ward went into a Mexican
saloon wheto Aldoretto happened to
he. Ho Phot Ward as soon as ho
entered without giving him any warning.
Tho Mexican has ix criminal
record in Now Mexico. Ho formerly
lived at Lm Cruces. Phoonix Republican.
Tlio murdered man above
to was doubtless Frank Ward,
who enlisted in llio Rough Ridora
The Boston papers announce that
tho society girls of that city aro kneading
bread with their gloves on for the
sakoof their health. "That's nothing,"
says the WJekonburg Nows Herald,
"we havo been needing bread for our
health without gloves for some time;
and if somo of our subscribers don't
como up with the dough beforo long
wo arc apt to bo needing It with our
pants off, instead of with our gloves
on. Thafe the difference between
Boston and Arizona."
A copious rain, the lirst or the season
worth mentioning, fell hero Tuesday
night, and noarly every day this
week Showers have fallen somewhere
in this v;c!nlty. It Is hoped the rainy
season has begun In earnest.
Chas. M. Clark left this morning for
Cananea. He expects to be absent
only a few days.