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't w J : i'A In Sl VOL. II.-NO. 35. W EEKLY EPITAPH. TOMUSTONE, ARIZONA. .JANUARY 18. 18J gp Sis-Page Edition. This Pnge is from the Daily of Saturday. Jan. 14. I'ltoriirric, The Mining Review, one of our liest exchanges, in a recent article on the probable exodus of men m search ofVnines, yery candidly places the matter before the publio in tho fol lowing light: It is more than probable that the overllow of aggressive forces will be in another direction, while Colorado will be left to bodoveloped with the mo mentum it has acquired and the real nierit whicJiThas ben revetle.d within its borders. Arizona andNew'Mo"x ico will doubtless be the next centers of attraction, as indications already point in that direction. Those who seek these new territories will find a rich field ready for development, which will richly repay well-directed effort and busmess-liko enterprise. The mineral veins of these territories are rich in variety and extent, and the ore bodies are extensive and gen erous in their yield. There aro perhaps no mineral ter ritories whic.i promise so well and will ucliievo sucn prominence as sub stantial producers of bullion as Ari zona and New Mexico when their im mense, resources become known and are set in the way of development, There are many things required to put all things in the best shape, cs peciully in the direction of railroads and transportation facilities, but theso are rapidly reaching out to meet the demand. To tho readers of the Epitaph, in which appeurs from day to day a re cord of tho great mineral discoveries of this far off western land, the co gency and force of tho above will appear in its true light. Tho won derful progress made by Arizona within the past two years is but a faint propheoy of tho giant strides that are to follow in rapid succession nstimo rolls its sands into the depths of the past. Already we feel, not alone in Tombstone, but throughout the length and breadth of the terri tory, the cxhrutiug influence of the "avnnt courijKf the tide of immi gration thatB seeking our borders. Upoi every Slid are enterprises being pushed Kb eomnletion. that two years ago would havo been deemed incredible, had they been predicted. New railroads are being built and projected, with their rami fications reaching out to evory quar ter; telegraph lines are multiplying in various directions; mills a'nd fur naces are being erected in almost every district, and new discoveries of rich mines of coppe and silver are an nounced so frequently that a chronic state of unrest is produced'uponour naturally mobile population. With tho development of our mineral re sources will come a corresponding growth in tho agricultural and pas toral capabilities of tho country, and wo predict that these alone will bo found, in time sufficient to support a large and prosperous population. The future prospects of this land, popularly denominated the homo of tjio cacti and thorns, are far brighter than were those of Nebraska in 1861, since when that then forlorn territory has becomo a flourishing state, with a population of a half million souls. Twenty years (row this dato Arizona may bo equally populous, and far more prosperous, from tho naturo of h6r own resources. Ily Nperlal Train. '1 he first load of passengers ever trans ported over the Contention ann Benson branch of the New Mexico and Arizona railway, enme over it yesterday. The members of the pnrty were Judge. Mes sick, Col. Hurry I. Thornton. Markt,. Mc Donald, Dock Dey, Louis Janln, I. L. Moody, Churlcs Leach and H. 13. Maxson. Upon the arrival of the party at Benson, Mr. Scot I, mjister ol construction of the road, very klmlly furnished them with a special coach and sent them over the road iu fine style. Arriving at Contention, mine host of the Mejers house treated them to an elegant dinner, after which Ihey were taken in carriages and brought to this city. - Ancient Order United Workmen. Following is the list of officers of Tomb stono Lodge No. 3, A. O. U. W., who were installed Thursday evening: L. M. Prince, Past Master Workman; 8. Black, Master Workman; C. R. Brown, General Fore man; W. W. Baldwin, Overseer; P, K. Hickcy, Recorder; II. Solomon, Receiver; F. W. Hutch. Financier; Leo Jacobs, Guide; W. D. Monmonler,' Inside Watch, man; W.J. Leonard, Outside Watchman; H. M. Woods, Louis Schocnfleld and J. Le noir, Trustees. Dn. E. C. Dunn has returned from his holiday trip to San Frnnclsco, much im proved in health and spirits twin his rest und vacation. He will put out his shingle in a day or two and resume the practice of ids profession. j, j , TELEGRAPHIC. Itrum from Turnnn. Tucson, Jan. 13. The liabilities of Buckale-v & Ochoa are 858,000 It is estimated that at least $45,000 will be realized fiom the assets, which are valued at $00,000. A heavy snow fell on the desert west of Tucson last night. A snow storm is now raging in the mountains surrounding Tucson, and it is rain ing in the valleys. KI Vuno and Ilryond. Tucson, Jan. 13. Tho Star has received the following from El Paso, Tex.: "The Southern Pacific rail road has been advancing for tho' last few days at tho rate of three miles Jpor day. The grading force is kept about half a mile ahead of the track layers. There- an about three thou sand men employed grading and track-laying, and ton car-loads of Chinamen from California passed hero last night to join tho .grading party. Tho track is now laid 19(i miles east of El Paso,. Water has been strut k at ten places between El Paso and the eastern terminus at Ysleta and Camp Rico. Water for all the working forces at tho front and along the line from Camp Rico is hauled 100 miles; fifty water cars are run daily with the supply. Two depots have been erected beyond hJ raso; others will soon be under way. Travel and traffio has largely augmented since the connection was made with the Texas Pacific. Con siderable travel from the Southern States is noticeable. It is expected the road will be completed to Now Orleans by next August. No grades of any consequence will be en countered on the remainder of v the route. The Mexican Central is out t'.iirty miles from El Paso. Tlioy aro now shipping English steel from Wil mington over the Southern Pacific to El Paso. El Paso is improving very rapidly. The rumors of small-pox aro very much exaggerated. There are but a very few cases known, and theso are not reported bad. 111 I ! The People I'ay for It' New Yokk, Jan. 13. World's Washington special: Somo statisti cian has figured out the cost 'of tho Guiteau trial to be over thirty thou sand dollars. The Ualtcau Trlul A. Mceue or Con fusion. Washington, Jan. 13.-Just before the adjournment of the court yester day, Guiteau exclaimed, "I've just got my speech out, but I'm afraid it will bo a month before I get a chance to deliver it, judging by tho way Davidge is closing his." An exciting discussion followed upon Jude Cox's inquiring if coun sel wished to object to Guiteau's re quest to bo heard. "I want," said tho prisoner, "to make the closing speech. I would not trust tho clos ing of my case by tho best lawyer in America." The district attorney made a ringing protest against Gui teau being allowed to take a seat at counsel's table. The audieneo heart ily applauded, during which tho prisoner shouted above the din, "The American people will read my speech, and they are greater than this court. My speech will make eight columns, and it reads like an oration of Cice ro's. Jt will go thundering down the ages, and don't you forget it." Mrs. Sqpville wept hysterically during the scene. Judge Cox told ScciUe to read the prisoner's speech over and let the court know in tho morning if it contained anything he, Scoville, do- sired to go before the jury. DmldseV Argument. Washington, Jan, 13. Upon the opening of tho court this morning, Guiteau said, "In justice to myself and Davidge, I desire to say that 1 received a letter yesterday severely denouncing Davidge, and my remarks agai- st him were based upon that. I have found out, however, that I was mistaken and that Davidge is a high-toned, christian gentleman and a sound lawyer. I desire therefore to withdraw anything I said against him. I still entertain the same onin. ion of Corkhill, however. I'm satis fied I was wrong about Davidgo but right about Corkhill." Davidgo resumed his argument and reviewed tho testimony. He showed by tho evidenco of J. W. Guiteau and other witnesses for the defense the fallacy of Scovill 's pet theory that the prisoner was an im- Decile. Soon after the opening of the court Spoaker Keifer and ex-Attorney General Taft entered and took scats upon the bench. TOMBSTONE, After his opening speech Guiteau remained quiet, and listened for an nour. uuviugo Having used some strong language in alluding to Gui teau, such as " this unspeakable liar," the prisoner retorted, "Oh, you are making all th.it fine talk for mbnoy," following it up with fre quent comments " that happens to be false," "that is not true," and similar expressions. Davidgo then passed to an examination of the prisoner himself. Wnin from Washington. Washington, Jan. 13. The pres ident has approved a joint resolution tendering the t' anks of the people of the United States to the khedivo of Egypt for the gift of the obelisk". The house committee on ways and means called on the president to-day in a body to pay their icspects and confer with him in regard to those portions of the president's message before the committee. Tho (sonate territorial committee has decided to report bick to the senate Vest's bill to provide for re cording marriages in territories, re questing that it be referred to the judiciary committee. Obstmetlns Trains. Parsons, Kan., January 13. Con siderable apprehension is felt among railroad men connected (vith the Mis souri, Kansas & Texas line, running through the Indian territory, because of the many obstructions placed upon tho track of late of a nature calculated to wreck any train com ing iu contact with them. Extra patrolmen have been employed. In one case a patrolman was shot and his body placed on the track, and a train came near being wreck ed at the spot; the air I rakes alone saved it. The territory swarms with cut-throats and thieves. I'rosrrcss of the Mexican Xntlonnl ltullnny. Galveston, January 12. The track of the Mexican National rail way is completed to a point twenty five miles west of Laredo. An ex cursion went out on the 10th from Laredo to the end of the track. Ex cursionists numbered two hundred, including the mayor and prominent officials of the load. At the present rate of track-laying the road will reach Lampasas in April. Prepara tions for freight traffic are being made. A Di'1'e..ttclfHM City. Washington, Jan. 13. Senator Miller has procured an order from the senate for printing the memorials of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, with all its accompanying papers, setting forth the defenceless condition of San Francisco city and harbor, and has had the whole sub ject referred to the committee on military affairs. Ho says he will fol low up tho matter with that commit tee, and urge tho matter upon the attention of the committee on appro, priations. Ex-Governor Frederick F: Low and family havo arrived here on a short visit. Itnllroad Collision. New Yokk, Jan. 13. The Chi cago express train leaving Albany at 3:40 this afternoon with many mem beis of the legislature on board was run into by a Tarrytown special team about one-quarter of a mile east of Spuyten Duyfel junction with the Harlem main line. The two rear cars were burned. Wagner, it is feared, is burned, as he was last seen entering the drawing room car Idle wild a few minutes before tho col lision. Unrylnjr the Ilntchet. New York, Jan. 13. .ho Post says it has been agreed that the New York Central and Erie shall to gether select an arbitr tor, and the Pennsylvania and Baltimore & Ohio another, and tho two shall se lect a third, and these three shall have referred to them all questions about the trunk lino war, including differential rates. This is not official, but ccnes from a reliable source. Determined to l.jnch Iloxlr. Wild IIorK, Tex., Jan. 13 Dis satisfaction among the workmen on iho 'leas Pacific railway at the re cent order fiom Manager Hoxie, re ducing their wages to $1.10 per day, has culminated iu this place, which is 500 miles west of Dallas. The pay car being mistaken for Hoxie's pri vate train, was side-tracked by a large forco of desperate men deter mined to lynch Hoxie. They piled wood around the car for the purpose of roasting him, and it was with great difficulty that Major Kret, the pay master, convinced the mob that he was not Hoxie. Tho paymaster after being detained 4S hours was ullowed to leave i fCOCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, Xcw lork HtnrkH New Yobk, January 13 SILVER BARS-113. JIONKY 5 3. OOVKHNMKNTS-Flrm. STOCKH-Strung. Wentcrn Union .... 79.Panama 190 Quicksilver Uv. Union Pacific HS'i Bond 114", 1-JClBcMaII 4.H .ii iripora 4 Weill". Fureo Jt Co.l New York Central . .134 H trio U Central Pacific .... M'4 Bond 114 Sutro Tunnel h Knu FranriHco Stork Market. Six Francisco, January 13. California 331 Belcher Mount Diablo 7 Bullion 90 Kodle 2'4 Alpha H Iliad Center 40 Virginia l)i sierra Nevada Dim and Belcher.. "S Mexican 10!i Union ll'i Uouldand Cnrry... 3 Ojjhlr 6'i EuicKa 1.1 Jacket 8 Tip Top 5 Northwestern 91 Utah 5s, Overman '93 Crown Point 90 Northern Bulle ,U Savage 1 Mono GO silver King Wi San Francisco G TUCSON ITEMS. From the Star, Jan. 13. Counsellor Perry recently pur chased a fine spotted' leopard skin from a Yaqui Indian, that measured seven by four. The animal was killed in Sonora. Mrs.Schweuker has a natural curi osity in a pig with six perfect feet on four legs. Tho pig is three weeks old. Major G.J. Poskruge has returned from Dragoon Summit, where he he been engaged in surveying mining claims, and laying out the new town of Russell, the principal street of which is named Harmer, after the president of one of the mining com panies. Three Papago Indians, one of them being a chief's son, have been arrest ed for cattle stealing, and are now in jail. It is thought that these In dians have for. a long time been steal ing cattle. The recent stealings amount to thirty.two head. The Pa pagos are anxious to settle by return ing a corresponding number of cat tle. Reports from the south end of the Huachucas tell of the supposed shady doings of the cow-bows, who passed through that section with a number of fine horses. A fine blooded bay stalliou, supposed to be about four years old, strayed from them and was taken up by one of the miners work mg in that section. The animal is very gentle and without mark or brand. Another water franchise was asked of the city council labt night. The projectors of the new scheme propose to take water from below tho level of the Santa Cruz near Canyon ran- cho, thirty miles irom Tucson, and from there carry it along the bed of the river to a settler, and thence in conercto pipes to a 1,000,000 gallon tank, at a suitable elevation in Tuc son. From the Journal, Jan. 13. Tucson hadn't so much of a snow storm yesterday as some other places in Arizona. At nine o'clock in the morning the snow was falling at Willcox and Lordsburg, at which time the ground was thickly covered, while Los Angeles, Cal., also exper ienced a similar visit. Dr. J. C. Handy, ci'jr health officer, has made arrangements with the Southern Pacific railroad that passen gers will be examined before reach ing the nity, and if any are found with symptoms of small-pox he is to be notified by telegraph,and will meet the tram, and if necessary, take the sick person or persons off to the pest house. linn FrnnelMoo Jottings. From the Dally IK port. Pat Holland and John Casey stole a couple of horses from a Virginia City livery stable and careered through the streets on the borrowed stock. This was not Pnt Holland the great Arizona journalist, but a hoy by that name. John E. Shawhan has instituted proceedings in tho Superior court against James W. bimonton, George K. Fitch and Loring Pickering, to recover $25 000 damages for libel. The objectionable articlo was pub lished on January 12th, .1881, ami read: "John E. Shawhan has been sent to tho Home of the Incbriite by the commissioners of insanity pending an investigation as to the general condition of his mind. Shaw han was formerly a wealthy stock broker, well known in this city," A similar suit, for a similar cause of ac tion has been commenced against the Evening Post. .An Arizona man, named John Brown for instance, must feel uncom fortable when he reads his name printed in the list of hotel arrivals, " Jonn Brown, Total Wreck." Total Wreck is the name of an Arizona town. When an old and respected citizen died in a mining town the local pa per used to say: "That dread dis ease of our climate, pneumonia, swooped down en him and carried him off in the midst of bis useful ness." The interior papers liave re cently adopted a new style. The say, "Pneumonia was the immediate cause of his death.". They leave the rest to bo inferred. Hunt's picture of Niagara sold for SlOjOOO the other day, the purchaser thinking it cheaper to buy tho pic ture at that prico than to visit the Falls and drive around in u hack. Phil. News. Tub only way to find the North Pole is to send an Indian after it in a birch-bark canoe. Movo that Sit ting Bull be appointed as captain and crow of a new expedition thither. Pittsburg Telegraph. JANUARY 16. 1-881; &fcS, A f riNtB. From the Mining ltcvlew. It seeths sometimes time important questions are compelled to create a grand crisis, in order to secure recog nition and justice. Often after exeat endurance, the long .pent-up forces burst forth, and public attention is drawn to consider the demands of what may have been before entirely unknown or never carefully weighed in the balance scales of judgment. A patient tyranny of ages some times, gains its liberty, as the lava flood of a volcano leaps from its prison-house of a century into the light and sunshine of the upper air. Freedom is often planted upon the ruins of a slavery that has been hurled into fragments by the uprising of a prisoned and outraged force, and a new dispensation rises from the ashes and chaos of the struggle. Nations and people have battled ugainst the cruelty of despotism, and liberty has been purchased over and over again, at the price of blood and the sacrifice of precious lives which now shine in the halo of a grateful history. It may be that the cloud ot wrong and injustice now but a shadow in the sky which threatens the future prosperity of the great industry of silver mining, must grow ir.to a dark ness of desolation and an element of destruction, until the people, suffer ing the results of the wrong and in justice, rise in their might and de mand that right slwll prevail. Whilo the interest of silver mining may be compelled to suffer for a sea son from the selfishness of a certain class, there will come a time, sooner or later, after more or less loss and financial disaster, when its vast vol ume and real importance will be recognized and appreciated as never before in its history and develop ment. It cannot be that a sane people will consent to allow an industry, which in the first year of its very in fancy, adds 850,000,000 of treasure to the channels of business, and has unlimited resources yet undeveloped within sight, to be strangled in its cradle and left a cold corpse of mag nificent promises, to haunt the deso late ruins of a wrecked and black ened field, which should have been white with the heavy harvest of a permanent prosperity There may be years of fruitless piotest, of suf fering and loss, of struggling and waiting in the chains of bondage, but at the last, whatever be the cost of the effort, the price of the sacrifice demanded, silver must and will be placed in its legitimate place, and the great value of its product recog nized among the chief productions of the century. The ;iln Cnjiper Sliurn. From the Florence Enterprise. Charles Rapp returned Thursday from his stock ranch on the upper Gila. His ranch is located near the famous O'Brien and San Carlos cop per mines, recently sold by William Tweed and partner to New York par ties for 8150,000. Charlie is enthu siastic over these mines. There are four claims located in a square, and show a solid deposit 1,200 teet wide. The company has taken up a mill site on the river, and Wm. Tweed and Judge Bush have laid out a town site at the same point. The coal fields lie enly seven miles beyond this. A wagon road is now building from tho mouth of he San Pedro to the mines, a distance of eleven miles up the Gila. Judge Bush and Mr. Tweed have five other claims in the same vicinity upon which they are now working, and lively times are anticipated when tho company com mence active operations at the O'Brien and San Carlos gioup. There is some doubt as to whether this valuable property lies on the res ervation, in Gila or Pinal county, and it will probably take a survey of the county and reservation lines to settle the question. The Saddle Mountain district lies but a short distance fur ther up the river and is in this county. Some large sales of prop erty in the latter district are on the point of consummation, and there are strong indications of an early boom in that quaiter. When all the districts in that section open up, they will add largely to the mine value of the smallest and best county iu the territory, viz, Pinal. I-OCIL. PKItMO.VAIiM. .Tudoe J1esick, of San FrancNco, is registered at the GiuihI. iMu. C. W. LKicn.foicman of the Grand Central, arrived from San Francisco hst eeiiing. Jin. Louis Jamn, of Sin Francisco, Is in the city. It is understood that he will appear as one of the experts lor the Head Center. Jin. II. B. JIkaiion, returned from Tucson lust euihif; lie -repents the a. mid h. p in its usunl nourishing condi tion. I.L. Moody, Lsq., President of the Head Center Mining company, is registered at noun's hotel. He has come to be iu at tendance ut the tiial of he Contention suit now pending against his company. Cot.. Il.vnitv I. TiiorSton, one ol the great mining lawyers of the world, is a guest ntthuGund. lie visits Tombstone as attorney foi the Head Center Mining company in their pending uit with the Contention. Mark L. McDonald, one or San Fran- Cisco's millionaires, is stopping at the Grand. Mr. McDonald Is the patron s.dnt of the town of Santa Itos.i, California, wheie ho has an elegant summer residence, street railroad, and a big addition to the city HAKSHAW LETTER. The Pa.st and Present of a Once Promising Camp. The Hope of ilette Days C'anseH a Few to IIolU to Their First l.oe. Corretpondeme of the Errrjirii. Editor Epitaph : Kwntly Mr. Itcppy, one of the curliest residents of this place, and formirlv ediior and proprietor of the Harsbuw Bullion, und now ol the En. tapii, Tombstone, isited our town, and while here requeued that an occasion al communication be sent to the Kfit.U'h. IIAH81IAW AS IT WAS. Our town, in the early days of its ex istence, was thought to have a brilliant future, certainly none in the territory ap peared to have brighter prosiietts. A 20 stamp mill, one of the very best appointed In the country, was In course of erection The Ilermosa was opening out a trulv grand mine, haing no less thun three ledges of high grade, free milling oie. The llardsnel), adjoining the lleiniost, with good prospects, was bonded cd sold lot 530,000. The Alta hud a larc lumber t men at work, and no less than three slmlt. were being simultaneously sunk "to pir.s pect the claim and many, thousands ol dollars were expended is so doing The Trench company were erecting steam hoisting works wherewith to prospect at a deep level, and from the opening to the closing of works paid out not less than $123,000 without any returns. 1 he Ameri can, Blue Nose and Fortune compsnics re spectively were working and disbursing considerable sums endeavoring to develop paying mines. The Holland and Davis groups, Washington camp, were bonded, and the former sold for a large sum, in corporated and the stock almost exclusivly held by mast prominent mine men in Washington, Philadelphia, New York. Boston, St. Louis and Chicago, who ex pended, in the aggregate, not less than half a million of dollars prospecting, rais ing ore, bui'.ding roads, setting up ma chinery, smelteis (two of which weic set up at La Nori.i teu miles distant from the mipc), etc. Besides the more promi nent mines, heie mentioned, there were not less than 100 oilier claims on which prospects were obtained and where more or less men were actively employed in devel opments; especially was this the case on the west or Santa.Cruz valley side of the Pattigonias, Irom whence great numbers of rich specimens were brought and where a large number of claims had been located. In the toBn substantial adobe and wooden structuies In considerable num. hers were building on both banks of the canjon down the center of which (lowed a living stream of pure water furnishing an abundant supply for domestic pur poses, soon, however, to be utilized in pro cess of the reduction oT rich ore from the Ilermosa. Oak, juniper and sca mDre reared their huge trunks on every hand and from their lofty branches and alluded nooks innumerable robins und mocking-birds chirruped and caroled morning, noonday and evening uutbcins to the delighted and neicr tiring admi ration of the town. People were satisfied and had no misgivings of the coming stoim, believing, us they did, the futuic would come to them lo.ded with prosprity and wealth. "The scene is changed." HAKSUAW as it is. The Ilermosa mine ami mill after, a prosperous and most successful run of eighteen months, with an average dully employment ot 200 hands, during which period l,o00,000 in tieueure weie turned out (perhaps as good a icc rd as any uiiue iu the territory can show) und scrip run up from $5, par value, to $4'J 00, ih-: high est point reached have shut down, llie hands discharged from the null und mine, excepting 25 or 30 who aie letaiueU ufu employed in prospecting the mine-, ami scrip is in the market at 3 oO, u clear de preclation ot $ii. It is said that there is still plenty of ore iu the mine and that the mill Is going to start up aguin in a few dujs. Considerable work has btcii done on the Hardshell and it Is thought by some that ledges similar to those woiked iu the Ilermosa exist in this claim, and in view of the possibility, perhaps I should say probability, ol such a contingency, scrip in the Hardshell s in demund, and it is said a large number of shares hae re cently changed owners. ( Labor has ceased on the Alta, the hands called oU and the mine apparently uban doned. The Trench, with its valuable ma chinery, closed down some tune ago, but it Is said the owners contemplate starting up on an early day. The American, Blue Nose and Fortune have, I believe, been altogether given up Work at the smelt crs, La Nona, Davis, Holland and most other mine.", Washington cumphas been suspended, but only temporarily, as it is autborilamcly stated here thuiwith the advent of the coming summer work is to be vigorously renewed both at Washing ton and L i Noriu. Muny doubtful locu tions hate been abandoned. Assessment work, however, on the. more piomising claims has been done, thus e Silencing the fact that "hope, the chaimer," has devotees among us. Of Iho town, it may be stud with all the force of literal truth to have been almost deserted of 200 buildings foul filths are unoccupied, and aie almost alueless for uny purpose whatever, windows smashed aad doors standing open One of the largest uuildlngs in the town, with lixlmes complete anduNo. 0 lieu inu's burglar and fireproof safe, the whole having cost, eighteen mouths ago, not less than $3,500, wus sold, lot and all. a few daj s ago for the paltry sum of $350. The hills adjj. cent to the town have been denuded of the symmetlcally grown and bountiful trees by which they were adorned, and the birds that were wont to sing to us, having been deprived of their Jinnies, have departed, while our resident population, one year FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR. T. ago estimated at 2,000, does not exceed 200. But one year intervenes between the prosperity of the pat and the gloom of the present; the change has been radical and complete. Those who arc now here, with but few exceptions, Intend to remain, hopeful, even sanguine of the return better days. In support of their filth be it said, good mineral pnK. peets are abundant and the railroad is coining; on the latter will come machin ery by the aid of which the former will be made tributary to the fruition f our; hopes. TEMPORAL IJULCH. Am going to the Santa Ritas in a fevr days and will send notes on mines, frosa' that place. QciDMiKCii . . United State Commissioner's Court'. WELLS SPICER, COMMISSIONER. There were complaints filed with the commissioner last evening, by G. VT. .Mnuk, United States deputy collector, churning John Chenoweth, of the Grand notcl, and M. Martin and R. Door, lute of the Pulace saloon, Allen street, with, viola, lion of the United States revenue laws, by helling liquors and manufactured tobacco without license. Judge Splcer issued war rants of arrest, which were put into the hands of United States Deputy Matshal L. F. Blackburn, who made the arrests forth w ith. The defendants were taken before Judge Spicer, who held them to appear before him at 10 o'cloek this morning to answer to the charges in said complaint. It is the determination of the United States officers to prosecute every offender, and thereby protect the honest dealer. Business men should make a note of this fact. doing to Leave. Mr. J. P. Armstrong, of the firm of Arm strong & Young, commission merchants, will leave with bis family in a few dajs for Grafton, New Mexico, where he and Mr. Young have purchased a stage line running between Eagle station, on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe road,,, and Grafton. This u the town that has sprung 4 up at the mines owned by Col. Robt, G. Ingersnll. It is reported that Col. Inger soll's company are going to build an 80 stnmp mill to reduce their ore, of which they have a vast amount A sample shown , an Epitaph reporter yesterday was literal- , ly filled with gold, tt" being in fact the i ichest ore ever seen in Tombstone. It is with regiet that we see our business men pulling up stakes and removing from umong us, but we wish them the same ample success that they have won in Tombstone. LOCAL HrLlVTEKH. Pathick Hamilton, compiler of "The Resources ot Arizona," has become asso ciated with the Democrat of Prescott, and will wield the editorial Fuber In behalt of the dtmocracy hereafter. The verdict of the coroner's jury in the cases of Thomas Kearney and Simon Con stiutlne was; tint they came to their death by a premature explosion In blasting on the line of the New Mexico and Arizona railroad. Tiik District court will meet on Monduy next, when the trial of the great mining I suit of the Contention against the Head I Center will begin. The attorneys In this I case arc the ablest mining lawyers on the coast, if not the world. Tui: Texas Silver Mining company at Galejvillc will ship two carloads, 20 tons, of lead bullion to Philadelphia today. The company Is doing very well now. The lead contains about $300 in iher per ton, which Is all clear profit, the lead, when separated, covering all expenses. Asv person knowing the whereabouts ot one Wm E. M, orris, a Scotchman by birth, will confer a favor by leaving inlbr. matlon with the district court clerk, Ht his ufllte in the rear of the ourt room. Mr. .Mori is is said to have been eng.tged iu mining in the Dragoon mountains, as also an owner of town property in Tombstone. We are in receipt of the first number of "Coal," a weekly Journal devoted to the coal trade. It is Issued by the Scientific Publishing Co , 27 Park place, New York. It is a quarto, really printed and filled with valuable reading matter pertaining to the coal interests of the United States, and can scarce fall of being useful to all consumers of that article. The report about the snow on the line of the Southern Pacific railroad, between Co'.. ion and Dos Palin&s, was questioned by some, yesterday. Mr. Maxson learned from the train men, on his trip home yes terday, that a heavy, rain, snow and sleet storm raged along that portion of the road above mentioned the day fcefore. Wc should not have published the information had we not known It a be correct, 'lhe EriTAPit alms to be reliable in all things. The wind Thursday night and all day Friday was something long to be remem beted. The Bodeites, w horn we happened to meet during the day were greatly ex hilauted, more so than at any former lime since their residence in Tombstone. The reason wus because of being in their natu ral element again, the normal condition of Bodic being a gentle zephyr traveling at the rate of sixty to eighty miles an hour. The ind jeMerday wss about one-hulf that velocity. As we predicted, Mr. M. F. Jojce has It is reported by a gentleman Just in from .T)os Cabezas, that all the mines am closed down there, and work upon theinill has likewise been suspmded. We hope this Is a groundless report, and that in the near future we shall be called upon to chronicle rich developments in that dis trict. Should it be true, however, it will again prove that men of capital bad better I ay more for good prospects In a tried dis trict. We know that the promoters of tt e Commonwealth company ere offered properties in Tombstone that give assur ance of proving as good as the bonanzas already opened.