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Submits to a Surgical Operation
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CONDITION NOT SERIOUS
local Mining News. President Smith of the
Old Dominion Eipectcd Here Neit Saturday
Federal Smelter Makes 3 Better
Rate on Ore, leasers will Begin Work.
Indiana t'o us, 1ni., Sept. 2:5. President
Roosevelt's western trip cntnoto
an untimely end In this city today-He
was found to be suffering from a
swelling of the left leg between the
kuoe and ankle that required
8uruie.tl attention, and Instead of
being taken to tlio train to continue
hU journey to Fort Wayuo and Milwaukee
he was conveyed to St Vincent's
hospital, where he was oporated
on. Tlio operatlun occurred at 3:45
o'clock and lated only a short tinio
after which ho was taken ton prlato
iu In the hospital to rest, Aftor
taking light luncheon at 7:50 he was
conveyed ou n stretcher to his train,
which had been backed up on a "Y"
near the hospital, and at ton minutes
ti h o'clock tho train loft for Washington.
Tho first publie knowledge of the
true state of affairs was through a
which was issued by Secretary
1'irtelyou, and In a short time the
newspaper otllees were tho center of
excited crowds. "
Tho swelling of the presidents leg,
which made the operation necessary .
was occasioned by a bruibe lie received
at the lime of the trolley accident at
Pittsiield, Mas'., whon the preideni's
was run into and demolished
by a car. Beaido being injured in the
face and across the eye, the pnsidont
at that time receiud n blow upon tho
lower patt of tho lolt leg, betweon tho
ankle and knee, but ho paid no attention
to It, ignoring it as being only a
slight bruise, nut worth talking about.
For several w osks ho took no heed of
it, but finally It began to pain him eo
as to enfurco his attention. After starting
on hia western trip he determined
that some one, perhaps Dr. Lung, who
was aboard tho train, should cxatnlno
it. The doctor did so, and pronounced
it a serious matter. Whon iu Detroit
the doctor liually decided that something
would hiuo to bo done. After
consulting with Dr. Richard ion, another
member of the party, It una
that in order to avoid the possibility
of bloud poisoning it probably
would bo wise to have an operatiou
LOCAL MINING NEWS.
Our Weekly Resume of Mine Development and
Operations in Globe District.
General Manager Chas. H. Cutting,
jf the Troy-Manhattan Copper company,
expected to leave Now York for
the west this weok, aud will probably
lslt Ulotie on ins way to iruy.
Lesllo 0 Mott, of the Pacific Coast
hmelting Refining works, is still
here, awaiting tho result of negotiations
betweon his company and tho
railroads for n rate on oro shipments,
which will probably bo announced
within a fow days.
V. V. Clark, M. 13 , of Albuquerque.
N. M., arrived last Sunday, and with
his father, 0. C. Clark, went out to
Pinto where they will orect u concentrator
for the Pinto Creek Mining and
Smelting company. Tho machinery
Is being hauled to Pinto creek this
Wo understand that tho United
Globo has obtnintd from tho Federal
smelter, of El Paso, it flit rato of 13
per ton on copper ores shipped from
Olobe, and payment to bo made by
tho Federal on u basts of three cents
below Now York quotations on
troly tie copper. Leasers ujo preparing
to take out oro for shipment.
The requisite assessment work for a
group of contiguous or adjoining
claims can be done on any ono of thorn"
if the work on tho claims iIiuh
can bo shown to be bone flciy to
all -that is. It must manifestly to
tho development of Ml theclrjunsin
the group. Tho aggregate atrOunt of
tlio expenditure of money or on
one claim for this annual asissment
must equal in valuo that whlyii would
be required on all tho clui us irthoy
wero notadjoming or If under wparato
ownership. Mining and Scloiitlllc
At '.ho Old Dominion a second notice
was posted last Friday afternoon,
notifying all emyloyes to call ut the
otliconndgct their time, which was
construed to mean that the shut-down
would continue for somo time. Ookc
and oil, ordered before tho decision to
close down was reached, has arrived
in considerable quantities during the
past week, hut It 1b now about all in.
The installation of tho Stirling boilers
at tho smelter is Hearing completion.
Only a vory few men uro now employed
by the company.
Word has beon received that President
(Jhas. S. Smith, of tlio Old Dominion,
and Wm. Garland, president
of tlio Q. V., U. & X. Hy. Co., nro
to arrive horo from Xow York
next Saturday night. Frum tho fact
that they nro traveling together It Is
generally assumed that an ngreomont
on freight rates has been, or will be
roaohed that will enable the Old Dominion
to resume operations. Doubt-loss,
President Smith's visit horo will
result in definite plans being adopted
by tho Old Dominion company.
Territorial and General.
Assayer Mitchell of tho Copper
Queen mine, states that ho has live
mon now working on his proporty near
Sliver City, N. M. Uclow tho 200-foot
level they encountered oro which run
$111. They aro putting in extensive
machlnory upon the proporty.
Prest. James Coiquhoun, of Clifton,
who lias beon In Scotland sinco last
spring, is expected to arrlvo in tlio big
copper camp during the next few days,
it is expected that, on ills return, Mr.
Oolquhoun will announce some further
Improvements to be undertaken by
the Arizona Copper company
The managoraont of the United
Verde inino at Jeruino, Ariz,, Is drowning
the tiro now burning with carbonic
dioxide. Tho plan is essentially the
same as tlrst d.ovised by tho Calumet
& Hccla at the time of the second great
llro In that mine, some llftoen years
ago. ltig steam boilers aro used as
generators, and carbonic acid gas is
made in them from tho action of sul
phuric acid on crushed hmestono and
forcod Into tlio mine, under tho natural
pressure and gravity, the gas
ing heavier than atmospheric air. i
With the Jiilno openings carefully
sealed this gas will eventually drown
the ilanies as effectually us water, and
cannot ruin tho mine openings, as wa
ter would. The process is slow, out
sure, and tho United Verde management
is show ing commendable wisdom
in taking this bull by tho horns, as tho
tiro has been burning for more than
two years, and fire in a big body of
sulphide, copper ore is about as bad as
lire in a coal mine evon worse in
somo cases. Western Mining World
The Copper Situation.
Tho copper market has been quiet,
but the advance in prices lias been
fairly well held, with only a slight re
notion. Tho disposition continuoa to
be evident In some qucrters to depress
tlio market, and a Hood of circulars
and other literature has appeared
most or It being entirely unworthy of
notice. Some business continues to
be done, chielly for next yeat's delivery,
at current prices.
The report of Mr. John Stanton, who
acta as statistician for the companies,
shows that the total production of tlio
United Suites In August was Si, 290
tons, which is an Increasoof 2,029 ton
over August, 1901. In the eight
months to tlio end of August the
United States production shows a to
tal of 192,59.1 tons, or 14,417 tons more
than In the corresponding porlod last
year. The exports from the United
States for the past eight months have
readied the large total of 12:5,128 tons,
very nearly double that for the first
eight mouths of 1901. The present
conditions show that the supply Is not
at all in exccsi of consumption and
that, tliero is no reason to fear any accumulation
q'lie statement of current stocks
compiled by Dr. Ledoux, which was
published in our columns, is bolug generally
accepted by the trado in spite ol
all the elTorts made to discredit It, and
there is every reason to believe th;it H
represents tlio actual state of the case;
that is, that there Is no accumulation
of copper at the present time beyond
tho normal stocks which must always
bu carried. Engineering and .Mining
Geological Report on the Globe District.
A New York dl3pateh says : Dr. F.
L. RapfaOin has completed a
report on tho geology and ore
deposits of tlio Globo copper dlstrletof
fl. .. f... Mw. ITnltorl titolno Hofill,.
VAri.UIHl 1UI IUU UllllAJV. UUKD
gical Survoy. Tho region Is dissected
by a remarkable network of faults, of
various geologic ages, and the occur
rence of ores Is related to some of the
older of these lissures.
The copper ores hitherto mined Iu
the district have been oxidized, and
aro consequently free from sulphur,
but the exploitation of deoper sulphide
oro is yot iu its infancy. Tho
district has piodueed in tho
of 120.000,000 pounds of copper.
Tlio gieater part of this output has
come from ttie Old Dominion mine,
which has for years beon working
large bodies of oxidized ore found In
the liniestono occurring by the side of
a strong fault.
During the present season, Dr. Ransom
Is to continue the investigation of
the copper deposits of Arizona by
undertaking a detailed geologic study
of the Blsbec district, In which is the
well-known Copper Queon mine.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Pendleton
have sustained a heavy bereavement
by the death of their little sou, and
only child, Harold, which occurred at
noon today from scarlet fever, after
an Illness of only three days' duration.
The burial, which will be necessarily
private owing to the nature of the
disease, will tako place tomorrow at 10
o'clock, a. in. Tho sorrowing parents
have the sympathy of their friends
and acquaintances in this community.
The Globe Times of today contains
a discreditable and untruthful statement
of the Atherly atlair, to which
we have not the time or space to reply
to iu this Issue.
Registration to date numbers about
700 names. Quite a number of tlioso
who registered here have gone away
since me um muhuiiiuu uiuouu uunu.
THE IRRIGATION CONGRESS
Unusual Importance Attaches to the Approaching
Session at Colorado Springs.
Tho tenth national irrigation congress,
composed of delegates from the
cltlos, counties, boards of trado, commercial,
agricultural, llvo stock, engi
neering and other organizations in the
arid states, Is to meet at Colorado
Springs from October 0 to 9. William
E. Curtis, the well-known correspondent
of the Chicago Record-Herald,
says, "tho mooting this year will bo of
unusuvl importance and interest be-
causo of the pnssago by congress of an
act providing that which the congress
was originally organised to secure
This law commits tlio nation to a now
policy that affects directly over 500,-000,000
acres or land in slxteon states
west of tho Mississippi river. It pro
vides for the expenditure of $10,000,000
in tho construction of irrigation
works within the next two years, and
the importance of tho prlnclplo involved
is oven greater than the amount of
the appropriation. Everybody in tho
arid regions Is directly interested in
Its application and practical development
and tho expenditure of tho money,
and patriotic cltlzons In the east
must share in tho responsibility of tho
"Tho reclamation of tho vast arid
sections of tho country and thoir
in small, irrigated farms, will
make an immonso difference in the
prosperity and profits of the agricultural
population of the states cast of
tho Mississippi river, and will make It
possiblo in tho future to cover the barren
prairies of tho great plains and
tho platcauB of tho Rocky mountains
with a population moro donBO than
any farming community in tho world.
"Tho spirit and action of tho congress
will havoa decided offect upon
tho future legislation by tlio national
government, and, for tho welfare of
tho west and tho wholo country
its recommendations should bo wiso,
sound and businesslike, such as every
patriotic citizen may approve. It Is
hoped that organizations entitled to
representation will send their best men
to tho congress, mon who appreciate
tho magnitude and importance of the
movement in which thoy arc en
Col. J. F. Wilson's Speaking Dates.
Colonel Wilson's itinerary, to which
ho will adhero as closely ;li possiblo, is
announced as follows :
Flagstaff, September 22j
Octave, September 25.
Congress, September 20?
Phoenix, September 27.
LMiirnlimi Cm 1 111 lw fl-"
Mesa, September 30.
Tompe, October 1,
St. Johns, October 7.
Winslow, October 11.
Ilolbrooh, October 13.
Tucson, October 18.
Nogales, October 20.
Tombstone, October 21.
Rlsbco, October 22.
Douglas, October 23.
Globe. October 25.
SalTord, October 27.
Morencl, Octobor 29.
Clifton. October JO.
Phoenix, November 1.
C. R. Rogers, who attended the
Elks' grand lodge session at Salt Lake
and afterward made a tour of the
coast, returned home on Monday
night, having stopped at Mesa for a
week to visit his wife. He contracted
a severe cold at Saa Francisco, which
rrv.rr.Hl his nlnasuro somewhat in
California, but he is now almost
Tho republicans took advantage
of "Chuck" in his absence and
nominated him for sheriff, but ho
has accepted aud intends to mako a
HARRY W. NASH
Impressive Ceremony Conducted
by the Globe Lodge
LOCAL NEWS OF THE WEEK
Wrangle Amo"ng Pinal County Democrats Causes
a Split. Two Tickets Placed In the Field.
Residents of Troy Poisoned by Adulterated
Pepper. The Globe Schools,
The funeral of the, late Harry W.
Nash, who died at Manila, Luzon, on
July C, last, took place hist Sunday afternoon
from Odd Fellows' hall under
the auspices of Globe lodge, No. 489,
B. P. O. Elks. There was u large al-
tondancQ of svini)athi?lng frionds of
the bereaved sister, Mrs. J. II. Thomp
son, aequalutanccB of the deceased,
and members of tho Woman's Kellof
corps aud Elks lodge.
Tho casket, containing the remains,
draped with two largo Hags aud covered
by lloral offerings, occupied a position
In the center of the hall.
Tho service was conducted by Ex
alted Ruler J. N. Star, assisted by the
othor ollicers of the Elks' lodge, and
was both appropriate aud Impressive.
The music was furnished by the Globe
band and by a choir composed of
Wiley and Patton, and Messrs
Brookncr, Wiley, Collins and Young,
with Miss Walton at the piano.
Tho pallbearejs were W. A. Davidson,
of Roosevelt's Rougli Riders, G.
W. P. Hunt, Frank P. Sleglltx, and
members of Globe lodge of Elks Bon
Fox, Herbert Fox aud Robt. G. Goodwin.
At tho conclusion of the service In
the hall tho cortege formed and, preceded
by the band playing a dirge,
wended Its way slowly to the cemetery,
where the reading of the ritual was
concluded and oach Elk reverently
cast a spray of ivy into the grave.
Cornetlst Bennett diou sounded taps
and tho band gave a tttting end to tho
ceremony by rendering a beautiful
selection of solemn Intonation.
Harry W. Nash was born at Mount
Sterling, Ind., September 9, 1SG9. He
attended school at Vevay, Ind., and
the Du Pauw university, Grecncastle,
Ind., and soon after completing his
education, removed to Globe, Ariz.
After war with Spain was declared,
Mr. Nash enlisted In the First U. S.
volunteer cavalry, known as Roosevelt's
Rough Riders, and served with
orndlt, in Ouba. participating in the
battle of San Juan Hill and othor notable
A year ago last December he went
to the Philippines and accepted a position
aB school teacher, and for a time
prior to his deatli had supervision
over the schools of a district. His
death occurred after a brief Illness
from cerebral hemorrhage.
Mr. Nash, belug a charter member
of Manila lodge of Elks, that organization
took charge of his remains, had
them embalmed, held an Impressive
service, assisted by tho Rough Riders'
association of Manila. An eloquent
eulogy was delivered by Chas Burritt,
snnorintendent of the Phllliplne
Mining bureau, and beautiful lloral
offerings were contributed by the Elks
and Rougli Riders' association. The
body was shipped In the transport
Buford In care of tho San Francisco
lodge No. 3, U P. O. E., and by them
forwarded to Globe, the Manila lodge
defraying all oxpeuses.
Robert E. Morrison, republican nominee
for delegate to congress, oponed
Ills campnlgn at Prescott last Monday
night. He will devote throo weeks to
the northern counties, and will speak
nt Phoenix on October 15 His south
ern itlnorary has not been made up,
but he will visit Globe near the closo
of the campaign.
A social club was formed last night
by a number of the young men of
Globe, the object being to give entertainments
during the fall and winter.
The ollicers of the club arc : President,
Oy Byrne ; secretary, Robt.
Rclll: treasurer, J. W. Wilkinson.
Committee on entertainment, E. T.
Stewart, Oscar Ingram and Harry
Entertainments will be given in
Fi re in an 's hall.
Wo arc In receipt of a letter from J.
F. Ilechtman, dated at New York,
September 19, in which ho states that
tho physicians at the Post Graduate
hospital pronounce his wife's trouble
to bo Incurable. A second operation
was to have been performed by a
clalist, on the following day, which it
was expected would afford somo relief
and might add some years to her life.
Mr. Ilechtman oxpects to take his wife
to Chicago noxt week, to consult a
German specialist. Ho will return to
Globe with his wife in three or four
F. L. Jones received a telegram yesterday
afternoon from Chas. F. Pas-coo,
undertaker, of Clifton, stating
that Emma Schulze, daughter of
Charles Schulze, died In Clifton yesterday,
and asking what disposition
should bo made of tho body. The rel
atives hero wore informed of the
death, and a reply was sent directing
that the remains be buried tliero. Deceased
lias been absent from Globe
about tvvolvo years.
Georgo Bird, who sustained an
ly some time ago and has been making
good progress towards recovery in this
respect, lias begun to show some symptoms
of illness. Mr. Bird enjoys tlio
friendship of very many of our people,
who hope ho may not grow worse, but
may soon take his accustomed place
among us. Blsbec Review.
PINAL DEMOCRATS SPLIT
Truman Delegates Withdrew and Held a Rump
Convention Two Tickets in Field.
A Florence. Ariz, dispatch of September
23, to the Tucson Citizen, say s :
The dmocrats of Pinal county met iu
convention here yesterday and split
up into two contending factions.
Tho liL'ht was over tho utlleo of
sheriff, tho present incumbent of that
oillce, W. O. Truman, and T. W. Wills
Truman had twelvo votes and Wills
trvolvc. Tom Weedin, who was managing
Wills' fight, secured tho temporary
organization by contesting the
Florence delegation and depriving
them of any voice. This caused ugly
feelings, as it seemed to bo understood
that some of tho votes pledged to
Truman would bo thrown out.
'lruman and his followers left the
convention and organized ono of their
own. As a result two full tickets wero
named, contering around Truman and
Wills, tho candidates for bhcriff.
It is understood that twenty of tho
twenty-four votes wore pledged to
George P. Blair for councilman, but
when tho convention split ho declined
to allow the uso of his name.
The following is tho Wills ticket
Council Charles Lucas.
Assembly Pete Schilling, L. C.
Sheriff Tom Wills.
Recorder Tom Peyton.
Probate Judge Charles Douglas.
Treasurer W. Swingle.
Supervisors Alex Barker, W.
And hero is tho Truman ticket:
Council John Cavanaugh, of Troy
Assembly C. D. Roppy, Bob liolan.
Recorder Dick HIckey.
Sheriff W. C. Truman.
Probato Judgo J. C. Harris.
Treasurer W. Horrington.
Supervisors Alex Barker, W. C.
Grande, Georgo Acton of Casa Grande.
Cool-headed democrats are at work
trying to get tho factious to got together,
and It is lioliovod that a compromise
will bo reached as soon as the
weather gets a little cooler.
Los Angeles papers state that a
letter from Dr. W. L. Woodruff, of
Troy, Arizona, was read at a meeting
of the Los Angeles board of health, in
which the writer complained that
ground pepper sold by a certain wholesale
house In Los Angeles was adulterated.
The doctor stated that recently,
whilo tho cook was seasoning a dish of
strinu beans with some of this pepper,
the lid came off the pepper box, and
most of the contents was poured upon
the beans. The stuff was scraped off
as best It could, but a good deal re
mained on the beans, which were not
rendored unduly hot by tho surplus of
seasoning, but all who partook of the
beans became 111 immediately afterward,
tho doctor himself being seized
,U1, , virilntit, vomiting bPCll. He
inclined to tho belief that the sickness
was caused by some poisonous
inKoil with the peppor. A
sample of the pepper has been sent to
Dr. Powers for analysis, and If tho
commodity is found to be adulterated
its manufacture and salo by the Los
Angeles firm will be looked into by
the health authorities.
Through tho effords of W. S. Sultan,
who personally circulated a subscripts
ion papor, upwards of $200 has been
raised to pay the Phial Mountain
Water company for lire plug service
for the year ending July 1, 1903. It is
understood that A. Trojanovicli will
collect tho balance of $40 required,
from property ownors and residents ot
the northern part of town.
Miss Fanny Davidson, formerly connected
with the Globe Times, arrived
in Cananca Wednesday. Miss
who is a veteran journalist, has
accepted a position on the Cananca
Herald. Blsbec Miner. t
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ARIZONA SILVER BELT
SEPTEMBER 25, L902. Established 1878
VOLUME XXV. No. 22 GLOBE, GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA, THURSDAY,
Fred Briggs, who recently returned '
from Los Angeles, entered the High
school this week.
A tire alarm was given at the Central
school laf t Monday in the afternoon,
and in less than one minute the
entire body of school children passed
out In regular ordor without an accident
or hitch of any kind. The fire
compauy made the run in a little less
than forty 6econds.
The work iu physical culture was
bogun In all the grades of the grammar
school this week under the
direction of the supervisor of that
subject. The system which has boon
introduced hero by Miss Cotnmontz is
on of tlio best that has beon tried in
The girls In tho High school contemplate
organizing a basket ball club
and a ping pong club sometime this
this week. It is also planned to hold
a tournament early npxt month.
Examinations at tho Central school
will be held on Thursday
and Friday of noxt week, and written
reports will be sent to tho parents of
the school children ou the following
Monday. These reports should be'
countersigned on the back of 'the card
and returned to the teacher for safe-;
keeping until the close of tho second
Tho llftoen minute limit for tardi
ness has beon abolished and alt pupils
who report aftor roll call aro marked "f'
tardy. Parents should mako an extra
effort to have their children report at'
the various schools as least, live-
minutes before the opening of each
Tho High school classcB in advanced
mathematics and civics have been
assigned to Prof. Hefley. The classes
in history, elementary algebra, and
physiology will be in charge of Miss
Oliver, and the remainder of tho
classes In science, literature, and
ancient and modern languages will bo
conducted by Supt. Wilkinson.
It is quite probable that at an early
date a department of music will be
established in the Globe Public schools.
A competent teacher will be placed In
charge who can give Instruction in
both vocal and instrumental music.
Students who complete tho work in a
satisfactory manner will bo granted a
diploma of graduation by the board
the same as for any other work of the
It may bo of Interest to the patrons
of tho public schools to know that the
superintendent has mado arrangements
to safeguard the schools In
every way against any epidemic that
may appear In our city this year. The
various physicians here have kindly
consented to with him in
this effort and no pupil will bo allowed -to
attend any of tho schools who has
been exposed to contagious diseases.
The present enrollment numbers
3Go. Of this number OS are enrolled at
the South Side school, C3 at the North ,
Side, and 60 in the first and second
grades at tho Central school.
Montana Democrats Clark in Control.
Hklena, Mont., Sept. 23. The
democratic convention, which met at
Bozeman today, had hut two nominations
to make, one for associate
of the supreme court, and one for (
congressman. Interest In the convention
centered around the action of the
state central committee, which mot ,
this morning. There were two contesting
delegations, ono from Silver
Bow and one from Granite county.
Ono ot the Sliver Bow delegations was
headed by United States Senator Clark
and the other by F. Augustus Holnze.
Th2 state committee by avotcoi n w
4 decided to seat the Clark delegation.
The committee also decided the convention
would meet at 5 o'clock with
Senator Clark as temporary chairman.
Under this decision of the committee .
the Clark people controlled the con-
William Cunningham, brother of M.' '
J. Cunningham, came in last nigm.
from Dawson, Alaska, where he liadj, -,
been to visit ills aunt, Miss Nellie
Cashman, who is known by every, old
resident of Virginia City, and all ihp
old-timers of Cochise county. He states
that Nellie is interested In a nurnbdr
of mines and Is doing well. Her many
friends in this section will be pleacd to '
learn this. Bisbee Jlinon .
James F. Patton, formerly a
chant of Globe, came in from Cananoa
where ho is employed In tho big coin
.rrr.v ..tlim. He 8 llCrC Ul OOtftltl a IUS
r.n .iimiles from his promising proper?
ties at Puertocitas, about eight milfs -in
a direct line from Rdnquillo.
There has been an exodus of miners
this week, owing to tho sliuttlng'djjwn
of tho Old Dominion. On Monday?
eighteen tickets wjm sold at thp -'depot
and forty Tuesday,
departures' bvr train for th&week
prnbafilyVxceeded one hundjecj, . j
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