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VOL. IL-NO. 36.
TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, JANUARY 23.J&M, IS 33.
FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR.
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IV EEKIY EPITAPH.
Six-Page Edition.
TOMBSTONE. AJUZONA..JANUAHY 23. 1882
This Page is from the Dailv
of Saturday, Jan. 21.
Pennsylvania is ablo to soil four
per cent state bonds at 107 one of
the effects of a good credit
through untarnished hovor.
won
Fnoit the compiler, Edward P.
Ahem, wo acknowledge the receipt
of a copy of tho Combination Min
ing Directory, being an alphabetical
list of mining, milling, investment
and development companies of New
' York, Philadelphia and Boston, for
1883.
Weir Jlexlco anil Texas.
Vrom tho El Paso Lldk.
Several new mining out fits left
the city latt evening for mines in
Mexico. Wo notice that quite an
amount of El Paso capital is being
put in tho mines of tho interior of
Mexico.
Deputy United States Collector
Hines, of Socorro, made quite an im
portant arrest on last Saturday.
For some time past it has been sus
pioioned that everything about Tul
arosa wa-i not running exactly ac
cording to law. Thero appeared to
be more bug juice among the natives
than thero was revenue to account
for it, and Mr. Hines went out to in
vestigate. He discovered a sixty
gallon moonshine distillery which he
quietly took in, also the thirty-one
gallons of family disturbance. The
moonshiners have the reputation of
being bad 'men, but were arrested
without trouble.
, The small-pox scare has pretty
well subsided, and the whole truth
now comes out that only three cases
Were over under treatment in the
city. All were promptly removed to
the pest-house below the city and re
ceived the best of medical attendance
and nursing, despite of which two
died. The third is now rapidly re
covering and is now able to be about,
though ho is still kept isolated. None
of these cases wero residents of tho
city, but were foreign and brought
here for treatment o.i account of
our superior medioal talent, conse
quently the report that small-pox
was at any time this year raging in
El Paso was false and came only
from the envious reports of neigh
boring journals or travelers who,
jealous of our prosperity, sought this
disreputable means to lower us to
their level. "
We hear that the magnates of the
Texas and Pacifio railroad have their
eyes on the Organ and San Andreas
ranges and are talking about running
a branch road along their eastern
base to catch the various mining
camps now, and particularly to be, lo
cated among these mountains.
We wero yesterday shown, by
Gen. Harrison, one of the owners of
tho Merrimao mine, in the Organs, a
large and wonderfully rich sample of
ore from that mine. It is of steel
galena associated with carbonates
carrying bromide of silver, copper
glance and gray copper. In the pro
cess of development this mine is
showing richer, and richer as the
work advances, and the time is not
far remote when it will be ranked
among tho most important mineral
properties in the Organs.
'X'UCSOX TOPICS.
From the Journal.
The notice "posted yesterday was
respected by the "top and bottom"
gang. A number of them left town
this morning, and tho balance called
on Marshal Buttner and told him
that they intended making an honest
living, and would pay for what they
got. On their promising to behave
themselves he gave them permission
to remain in town, tolling them at
the same timo that at the first breach
of the peace they would be dealt
wun to the tullest extent of the law.
From the Dally star.
The Tucson and the California
Gulf railway may be considered a
fixed fact. The organization will
be completed to-day. This action
on the part of our citizens shows that
Tucson is waking up to her. interests.
This road will moro than double
tho traffic of Tucson from the day of
it completion. It will pay on the in
vestment as soon as twenty-five miles
are put under operation. Tho local
traffic will be very large and will in
crease rapidly. No timo must be
lost in putting everything to a final
termination.
A petition was circulated yester
day asking .tho appointment of Col.
F. A, Tritlo as governor of the terri
tory. Wo know of no more fitting
man in tho territory for the trust, or
one who would meet with a more
general indorsement 'by tho people.
Mr. Tritlo is a Pennsylvanian by
birth, by experience a Pacific Coaster.
He has a fine knowledge of mining;
has a clear head, excellent health,
plenty of red blood; is resolute, cour
ageous, and would handle affairs with
an iron will. He is well acquainted
with the great resources of tho terri
tory, and tho measures necessary to
convert them into tangible wealth.
If the president wishes to servo the
people by appointing ono of our citi
zens, we know of no better choice
than Mr. Tritle.
TELEGRAPHIC.
tiulteaa to be Allowed to Npcnlc.
Washington, Jan. 20. Guitteau
brought into court with him a roll of
manusoript, said to be tho elaborate
profaco to his speech which has al
ready been published. His counsel
seem to think this morning that
Judgo Cox will allow him, under cer
tain conditions and restrictions, to
address the jury when bcovillo has
concluded.
Scoville resumed his argument
this morning. When he had finished,
Corkill stated, on behalf of tho prose
cution, that he would withdraw all
objections to Guteuu's addtessing
the jury, as he did not desire to give
any opportunity for objections upon
which to form a demand for a new
trial. Judge Cox said ho had de
cided to allow the prisoner to speak.
Guittjau is not prepared to speak to
day. The court adjourned till to-morrow.
Davidgo stated that Judgo Porter
is in quite feeble health and probably
will bo unable to speak before Mon
day. It is probable, therefore, that
the court will a journ at noon to-
monow until Monday.
Obstreperous Conduct of the Prisoner.
As Guiteau was being taken out
of the court-room at tho recess to
day, ho stopped to speak to Scoville,
when Bailiff Tall attempted to move
him along. Guiteau turned angrily
on Tall. " Behave yourself; come,
come," said Tall, emphatically, try
ing to push the prisoner. " Let me
alone," shouted (juiteau, "mind your
own business." Tall having ap-
filled some pressure to Guiteau, tho
atter, with his manacled hands,
struck the officer in the breast, when
ho was at onco seized by the officers
and turned out of tho court room.
Waifs from Washington.
Washington, Jan. 20. President
Arthur and Murat Halstead attended
ex-Secretary Blaine's dinner this
evening.
During the year 1881, 710,808 im
migrants arrived.
The house went into committee of
the whole on the private calendar.
Boston Republicans.
Boston, Jan. 20. By a recount,
tho republicans are to-night given
tho control of tho city council in
place of the democrats.
The Spuytcu Duy vll Disaster.
Nkw-Yokk, Jan. 20. Taking tes
timony in tho investigation into the
Spuyten Wuyvil disaster began this
afternoon. Geo. T. Honfrd, con
ductor of the train run into, aid it
was his impression the stopping of
tho trvin wvs caused by some person
not connected with it, who applied
the air-brakes. A party on tho train
was singing, mashing hats, conduct
ing themselves in a disgraceful man
ner, and passing around bottles of
whisky. Ho had not sufficient help
on the train to stop such proceedings.
Among the passengers wero any
number of, governors, senators, as
semblymen and aldermen, and he
could not deprive them of their bot
tles. This was an everyday occur
rence, but more especially so on Fri
day. Anna Uirkeusrn's Hamlet.
Rochester, N. Y., Jan. Anna
Dickenson's debut as Hamlet was
made before a largo and appreciative
audience. Tho people applauded
and the local press criticised the per
formance favorably.
A Murderer Lynched.
Cincinnati, Jan. 20. A piivato
dispatch says: Wagner, the mur
derer of Dr. Briggs, paymaster at
tho furnace at Ir"nton, was taken
from tho jail by a mob last night and
lynched.
The Archbishop and tin) Veterans.
, San FnANCisqo, Jan. 20. Arch
bishop Alemany has issued a circu
lar letter, addressed to the Catholic
churches of San Francisco, in re
gard to the effort now being made to
establish a Veterans' Home. He
says: "I am informed that there is
;ii the state a large number of aged
or disabled soldiers who did valuable
service on tho battlefield and expos
ed their lives in tho defense of our
country. I would recommend that
on next Sunday, at the close of high
mass, two persons in each church be
appointed to receive the donations
which mav be contributed for that
noble
purpose.
A HwlndlliiR onictal.
Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 20. The
grand jury to-day completed its in
vestigation into the forgeries of the
assistant secretary of tho board of
public works, F. W. Newberg,
amounting to $20,000. Tho jury
returned 52 indictments against him,
and if convicted in each, as is prob
able, he will be sentenced, by the
lowest aggregate penalty, to fifty-two
years in the penitontiary, or at the
greatest to 570 years.
A Colorario"aiill Ilnrncd.
Mauysvim-e, Colo., Jan. 20. The
Columbus stamp mill, eight miles
west of here, with all its contents,
was totally destroyed by firo this
morning. Loss estimated at $75,000,
partially covered by insurance. The
mill was the property of tho Now
York and Colorado Mining Syndi
cate Co.
Fatal Itallroad Collision.
Denver, Col., Jan. 20. Yester
day a freight train on tho Denver &
Rio Grande road ran into the caboose
of another freight train, smashing
three cars and killing Albert Phil
lip, fireman, and fatally wounding
Conductor Field Easterly and Brake
man Timothy Earley. The accident
is said to be tho result of criminal
carelessness on tho part of tho engi
neer of tho rear train.
Confederate 'Assets NIL
New York, Jan. 20. Judah P.
Benjamin writes from London that
he does not believo one penny is to
found anywhere in Europe of the
assets of tho dofunct confederacy.
Pursuing Jlostlles Across the Line.
Santa Fe, Jan. 20. Lieut. Mc
Donald, who was arrested last week
in Chihuahua, has been released and
has recrossed the line-into Now Mex
ico. The cause of the arrest is not
definitely known, but is thought to
bo due to a personal dithculty. Ueo.
Mctvenzie has sent olticers south to
investigate, andliouhl j.t-appear that
the crossing was not warranted by
the circumstances, McDonald will be
court-martialed. The general had
given orders to all troops not to cross
the line unless upon an Indian trail
not older than five hours, tho Mexi
cans being governed by the same
orders.
A Ilurnius Hippodrome Exciting
Hrenes.
Pksth, Jan. 20. News is received
of the destruction by fire of the Cir
cus Keremsicr at Bucharest. ho
flames spread so rapidly that it was
with the utmost difficulty that any
persons in the establishment could
escape, and when tho firo was under
control the discovery was made thai
many men and horses have been
burned. Intense excitement pre
vailed during the conflagration, the
horrors of which were added to by
tho fearful struggling and howling
of tho beasts in the menagerie oppo
site to the circus enclosure. Many
beasts were terribly scorched by the
heat, and made desperate efforts to
escape from their cages. Tho loss of
pioperty is very large.
From a letter written to the Now
York Mail and Express from old
Mexico, we extract the following:
"I arrived i'i Ozumatlan on tho
19th of November, and carefully ex
amined the mines of this district. I
found them all true fissure voins,
carrying from 10 to 25 per cent in
gold and from 75 to 90 per cent in
silver. Tho veins are all rioh in gold
and silver and will pay well. The
water power for the ore mill and the
saw mill is sufficient for all needs,
getting a good fall in a very short
distance. The timber in this district
is splendid, tho value of which can
not be overestimated, and consists
of pine, cedar and oak. With the
cheap labor, timber and water-power,
tho ores can be worked at a very
small cost. I arrived in Simla on
the 30th ult., and went right to work
examining all the lodes of the dis
trict. Many of them crop out very
boldly on top of the mountains. The
lodes generally are smaller than those
of tho Chapatuato and Ozumatlan
district, but much richer in gold, car
rying fro.n twenty to twenty-five per
cent in gold and fifty to eighty v:er
cent in silver. These veins will un
doubtedly prove much larger when
the new tunnols shall strike them at
a lower depth, and will prove very
rich. Tho ores in this district can
be crushed very cheap. Wood is
plenty all around, which can be had
for the simple cost ef cutting and
hauling, thereby saving one great
item of expense, which costs in Ne
vada from $12 to $13 per cord. I
am well pleased with all these (lis
tricts, and with a little energy, intel
ligence and capital, combined with
modern appliances in machinery, you
may all expect brilliant pecuniary
results, such as only the land of gold
can show."
A Connecticut Notion of Wilde.
From tho Hartford Courant.
"Only a few have learned the se
cret of those high hours when
thought is not.
This is a brief extract from Oscar
Wilde's speech to the Leo Hunters
of New York, Monday evening. "It
is a pregnant saying. Translated it
means: tho number of idiots is small ;
or most people think; or few people
know what they are thinking about
when they are thinking about noth
ing; or tho secret of a high time is
not understood by many. None of
these translations has the exquisite
refinement of platitudinarian vacuity
of his aesthetic littlo paragraph, ard
that is why he is all tho rage. It is
nothing to see a calf, but a very
great calf ranks as a novelty and is
exhibited in rude circus cents, or
fashionable drawing rooms, accord
ing to the circumstances of the case ,
and partly depending, perhaps, on
whether it is tame or Wilde.
Private advices indicate that our
railroad projects are in first class
shape, and tho indications are that
work will bo shortly commenced at
both ends of the line Prescott will
soon be acquainted with tho snort of
the iron horse. Prescott Democrat.
The schoolboy who put explosives
under tho teacher's chair has a lively
idea f that popular piece of music,
" Tho Torpedo and tho Whale."
Tho man who had drank nothing
but water for six months, when de
tected in taking a glass of liquor the
otherday, declared that he was pour
ing oil on the troubled waters.
An Illinois deacon, while visiting
in f hifadclphia, was asked if ho had
purchased any Christmas cards, and
replied with some surprise, " Why
should I?- My old pack is good
aough."
KESEltVATlOXS IN MI.VEHAli
PATKXTS.
Important Decision of the Acting Attorney-General
of the United States
W here a Location is Anterior to a
Townslte a Clear Patent Hhould
Issue.
Correspondence ot the Citizen.
Washington, D.C.. Jan. 13, 1882.
Tho following opinion of the act
ing attorney-general was made on
December xi, but was not pror
mulgated by tho interior depart
ment until to-day. It is doubly
important now because of an erron
eous dispatch-that has been scattered
broadcast throughout tho land. The
opinion is addressed to tho president
because it was to that official counsel
had-to appeal, the secretary refusing
to call for tne-opinion ot UiitTffttor
ney 'general:
Dep't op Justice, J)cc. 24, 1831.
Tnp. President Sin: I have consider
ed the application of J. II. Mandcville,
Esq., made in behalf of the Vizina Con
solidated Mining company of Arizona,
relative to the patenting of a niiningclaim
to that company which was, on the !HU in
slant, by your direction, refened to the attorney-general
for an opinion thereon.
The applicunt sta'es in his communica
tion to you of that date that a patent to
said company for the Vizina mining claim
has been prepared against his protest with
a reserTation in favor of the city of .Tomb
stone, Arizona, and now lies on the table
of the commissioner of the general land
office ready for delivery. He claims that
the insertion of such reservation is con
trary to law; and he asks the president to
direct that another patent to said company
be prepared, without the reservation. Iu
issuing patents for mining claims upon
veins or lodes, it, is the practice of the
general land ofllce, where it appears that
the surface ground of any such claim lies
wholly or partially within the limits of a
previously located, entered or patented
townslte, to insert in the patent a clause
excepting from the grant all townsitc
rights in the premises. The insertion of
this clause docs not rest upon any ex
press statutory requirement, but is founded
upon the view that the previous location,
entry or patent of the townslte, while not
conferring any right to the underlying
veins or lodes (sec. 23s)2 R. S.) gives never
theless to the townsite occupants suiface
rights, to which that of the subsequent
mineral claimant are necessarily subject,
and that by giving the Utter a patent with
a reservation saving the lights of the
townsite all the law contemplates to be
granted by the patent in such case is ex
pressed theiein. I perceive no legal ob
jection to the practice of the gencial land
office as above. There nre instances
dating as tar back as 1838, of simi
lar reservations inserted in pat
ents issued under the pre-emption
laws, whcie a part of the lauds patented
was found to be subject to rights claimed
under other acts of congress. See Bryan vs.
Forsyth, 10 Howard, 334; Median vs.
Forsyth, 24 lb. 175. In the latter case the
court remarks that the saving clause in
tLe patent "wus designated to exonontc
ihe United States from any claim of the
patentee, in the event of his ouster by per
sons claiming under the nets referred to."
This would be sufficient ground for the iu
sertion of a reservation in patyhts for lode
claims, in cases where prior rights to the
surface are found to exist iu favor of town
sites. Iu the case under consideration, a
townsite entry in favor of the city of Tomb
stone was patented in September, 1880, the
patent containing a provision that no title
shall be thereby acquired to any mine of
gold, silver, cinnabar or copper, or to any
valid mining claim or possession held
under existing laws (sec. 2392 R. S., etc).
Part of the Vizina mining claim, which I
understand to be a vein or lode claim, and
for which a patent is now sought to be ob
tained without a reservation, lies wiihin
the limits of the townsite so patented.
Unless it should be established to the sat
isfaction of the land department that this
claim existed and was possessed through
out its entire extent prior to the townsite
location, and that the possessory right of
the mineral has since been continuously
held and maintained in accordance with
the mineral laws, the fact that a patent has
already been issued for such townsite,
covering a part of Mick claim, must be
deemed sufllcient to warrant the insertion
of a reservation in a subsequent patent lor
the claim. The papers rctened to us do
not-show that priority of right in favor of
the mineral claim as against the townslte.
has been established, and my opinion is
that they present no case calling for any
special diiectiou from the president to the
land department, and that the application
iu behalf of the mining company should
be denied. Very respectfully,
S. F. Piuixirs,
Acting Att'y General.
The secretary of the interior takes
the above to mean that in cases
wherein it is established to the satis
faction of the land office that mining
claims existed and were possessed
throughout their entire extent prior
to townsite locations, and that the
possessory rights of the mineral
claimants have since been held and
maintained in accordance with the
mineral land laws, it is competent to
insert in lo'de claims the usual reser
vation in favor of townsite claimants
and occupants, So that the only ques
tion to determine in their cases is
that of priority of right by selection or
location as between the townsite and
a vein or lode mining claimant. Un
der this rpinion, therefore, tho court
of the general land office is directed
to make out a clean patent for the
Vizina Consolidated mining com
pany, without a reservation in favor
of the townsite of Tombstone.
JLUUAIj l'i:itHO.'AI.S.
Mr. O. F. Tiioiinton returned to the
city by yesterday's stage.
Mn. En. Sciiieffemn is examining the
gold fields of Alaska.
B. St. Jacobs, cashier of the Pima Coun
ty Bank, Tucson, is In the city, quartered
at the Cosmopolitan.
T. J. Hubbard, a prominent mining
man of the Pacific coast, arrived by yes
terday's coach, and has his headquarters at
Brown's hotel.
Dan. B. Gii.i.-sttk, one of the best
known and most successful mining men in
Arizona, is stopping in Tombstone, where
lie has many friends.
Ueorok Hearst has arrived in New
York after a passear" through Arizona
and New Mexico. S. F. Exchange. The
Exchange is a little ofT, as the gentleman
alluded to is making a continued stay iu
the benanza camp.
LOCAL NPliaNTKIlH.
Virgil Eakp is reported by his physi
cians to be steadily improving.
Certificates of membership for members
of the tire department have arrived.
Juiwe Stilwell finedhimtelf $10 for
being late at the opening of the court yes
terday morning.
Tnu Bluestonc Reduction Works of
Messrs. Taj lor & Duval are about ready
for the placing in machinery, and will be
ready for operation in a few weeks.
The case of the Contention vs. the Head
Center occupied the court during the en
tire session yesterday, Messrs. Battcrman
and Boyle being sworn tor the defence.
Michigan is not the only section that is
possessed. with asweei-singer. -Tombstone
was favored with one last night. He will
bring in his usual load of wood to day.
The case of the Territory vs. Gillam, be
fore Justice Spicer, was on trial yesterday.
Plaintiff being deficient in his complaint,
a nolle prosequi was entered, and defen
dant was discharged.
Tiik new road which is being opened
out through Cochise pass at the Dragoons
will shorten the distance to Dos Cabezas
some fifteen miles. This Is a private en
terprise and over fifty men are now m
ployed upon it.
We learn from Mr. John E. Clark, col
lector of customs at Charleston, that C. J.
Ridgcway, who died suddenly near Camp
Huachuca on Wednesday last, leaves a
family iu St. Louis. His son left Charles
ton a few days ago for the Pagago country.
From a Washington special to the Chi
cago Inter-Ocean we learn that the friends
of Gov. R. C. Powers are pushing him for
ward for the internal revenue collectorship
of Atlzona, a position to which he aspires,
but which it is safe to say he will not se
cure. Tug supervisors of the several counties
in the territory, under the provisions of the
act passed by the last legislature, at their
meeting on the first Monday in April are
directed to appoint a census marshal to
take the count of the inhabitants of each
county, for the puipose of making a just
apportionment for members of the next
legislature.
The cabin of 3Ir. G. W. Campbell, on
Third street, near Bruce, was entered by
burglars last night between 0 and 9 o'clock,
and a trunk containing clothing and
other valuables was taken out through a
window. There was no trace at a late
hour of cither trunk or thieves. People on
the outskirts cannot be too raretul in pro
tecting their property against burglars.
From the cumulating evidence, it would
appear that the Indians who stole the forty
odd head of horses and mules from Helm's
ranch about the first of the month, after
rushing them " across the Sulphur Spring
Valley and into the Sierre Madre moun
tains," put them in charge of their white
friends, (of course not the same who were
seen driving them off), who placed them
in balloons and took them to the Gila val
ley. That Indian yarn was a little thin,
but was fully appreciated.
For reasons unexplainable,citizens failed
to respond to the call for a taxpayers' gath
ering at the Club saloon last night, so that
no meeting was held. It Is held by some
legal gentlemen that, if proper steps were
taken, these suits for collection of taxes
without publication of delinquents could
be won by defendants. While every up
right citizen should do his utmost to sus
tain the law by the prompt discharge of
his taxes, he should at the same time stand
np for bis rights and sec that the law is
not unlawfully administered.
As another evidence of the increasing
faith of California capitalists that Arizona
and Sonora have the most promising fu
ture of any mineral territory of the coast,
about the first of February it is the inten
tion of Messrs. Tritle & Murray to open
a general mining exchange in Tucson for
the purpose of dealing iu Arizona, New
Mexico and Sonora properties. For this
purpose they are negotiating for the Wil
liams building in that place, the spacious
lower story of which is to be entirely de
voted to offices. While it is to be regretted
that Tombstone could not have the pre
sence of this enterprising firm, the facili
ties for quick communication with Sonora
and northern Arizona are at present in
favor of the a. and h. pueblo. We predict
for these gentlemen a large and Inactive
business.
Xew Year Among the lltes.
New-Year's day was pretty gen
erally observed among the children
of the forest at the Fort Thornburgh
reservation, as well as at the old
White River headquarters.
Mrs. Veni Vidi-Vici Colorow, with
her three charming daughters, re
ceived at the paternal tepee from 1
p. m. until further orders. Mrs.
Colorow was dressed in plain ashes
of sage brush, gunny sack cut a la
robe de sleeping car, with ear orna
ments of copper rivets and bracelets
of mother of clamshell, strung on
strips of brocaded buckskin.
Miss Cleopatra - Union Forever
One and-Inseparablo Colorow wore
a eros Grain army tent, with brass
overcoat buttons and hand-painted
with the device, "U. S." in
Roman characters on the back.
Her hair was frescoed with antelope
tallow, and bangles of grizzly bear
toe-nails, held in place with tarrod
rope.
Miss Walk-Around-the-Block Col
orow wore a husk door-mat, cut de
collete, with embroidery across the
shoulder-blade, forming the letters,
" Welcome."
Miss Knock-Down-and-Drag-Out
Colorow wore a pair of agency sus
penders and a hectic flush. She was
the only lady at the Colorow tepee in
full evening dress. Refreshments
wero served here, consisting of cot-
Itonwood sandwiches and Mumm's
Extra Dry Rat and Roach Destroyer.
OBSERVATION IN TUCSON.
The A. & II. P. Keeping Pace With
the Onward March of Prosress.
A brief visit, even, to the ancient scat ot
power in this once far-off and much des
pised land of the Apache, reveals the fact
that the people have awakened to the fact
that their destiny is indissolubly linked to
that of all the nations upon the earth, and
that it they are to become one of the fac
tors in moulding the destiny of a new star
that is ere long to garnish the shield of the
American federation of states, they must
act well their parts. Where once, and not
long since, the cry of " manyana" (to-morrow)
was more frequently heard than that
of to-day, we find all changed. Not con
tent with the ordinary steps of progress,
the careful observer cannot help but be
struck with the eager discounting of the
future, in the rapid strides Ibat are being
made on every hand. At first the work
was confined principally to city extension
and local improvements, but ot late there
has been a reaching out to more distant
quarters to bring to their doors and within
the control of the far-sighted business men
who haTe made Tucson their home, the
trade and commerce that to direct is to
ennch.
While we were in Tucson anew railroad
problem came up for consideration and
the business men came forward and met H
in such a way that reflects great credit
upon their sagacity and enterprise. This
projected line Is to run from Tucson to
Point Lobns on the Gulf of California, the
- Tdtstance being about 200 miles. This
road, if built, willopen up all the mining
disirictto the west of the line of the South
ern Pacific, among which the most prom
inent is the Meyers, where the celebrated
Gunsightmine is located. Another import
ant point is the Ajo copper belt, which was
extensively worked under the adminis
tration of the Jesuits, in days long gone
by. Another important point is the Sa
linas salt fields, from whence an unlimited
supply can be cheaply brought to aid in
the reduction of the silver oresjof the terri
tory. It was stated at the meeting held
on Wednesday last, that San Francisco
freights could be laid down in Tucson,
over this route, at a cost not exceeding
twenty dollars per ton. This event will
be of equal importance to us of Tomb
stone, as to our neighbors of Tucson. Of
the entire capital stock of $3,000,000 there
was subscribed on Thursday last $333,000,
and we shall be disappointed if we do not
hear of the surveyors being put into the
field within the next thirty days.
The gas works are being rapidly pushed
to completion. The gasholder is fifty feet
in diameter by sixteen in depth, and will
be housed in by an adobe building fifty
six feet square. The capacity of the works
will be equal to those of Oakland, Cali
fornia. The foundation lor the new court house
is neatly complete. It is of soft gray stone,
laid in regular courses of rustic masonry,
and makes a fine appearance. The build
ing will be of hard-burned red brick, and,
judging from the foundation, will be an
imposing structuic.
The great problem with which the com-'
munily is now wrestling is that of a water
supply, and they seem as far off a satisfac
tory conclusion as one year ago. The
practical solution cannot be much longer
deferred, for the growth of the city in pop
ulation and valuable buildings, as well as
commercial products, is such that the per
ambulating water cart will be found en
tirely inadequate to the demands made
.upon that source of supply. In fact such
is the case now, and the entire city is sub
ject to the devouring element should it
once get well under way.
In substantial as well as ornamental
btiildings designed for public use, the ,
chief is the great store of L. Zeckendorf
& Co. This, witho'ut exception, eclipses
anything south of San Francisco, and the
magnificent front of French plate glass
compares more than favorably with those
on Kearny and Market stieets, in the me
tropolis ot the Pacific. The improvements
to the Cosmopolitan hotel, within which
will be the Masonic hall, are also impor
tant. There are several fine private resi
dences, such as one would hardly expect
in this far-off land. The less said about
the streets the better, for they are not orna
mental, and but just barely useful. Taken
as a whole, the new life displayed in the
old city is decididly creditable, and as a
prophecy of the future speak volumes for
the men who stand shoulder to shoulder
in giving impetus to the wheels of prog,
ress that are to carry them on to greater
achievements than now dreamed of.
Mn. R. J. Campbell, now stopping
at the Palace, has a specimen ot
almost pure silver, found in Lake
Valley district, New Mexico. He
was informed by tho expert sent to
report, that the mine from which his
specimen was taken has a ledge four
feet in width that will average sev
enty per cent silver. The main vein,
twenty fee; wide exclusive of the
four feet named, is said to average
$599 per ton. Machinery is now on
the way and preparations are being
made for the erection of a 20-stamp
mill. The property is owned by New
York and San Francisco parties, who
paid $433,000 for the same and who
have since refused $2,000,000 for
1000 feet of the running; ledge. Mr,
George Roberts ownsthe controlling
interest. Citizen.
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He also had telegraph and railroad
interests, which is, we presume, the
grandiose -professional way of stating
that ho used the wires at ordinary
.rates, and rode on the cars when oc
casion required.
Behold the printer I He has t
" stick." What does he say to tha
barkeeper? Ho asks him to put e
stick into a lemonade. Will a
strengthen the lemonade? Nay, ini
nocent prattler, but it will weaken
the printer.
An Ariaena Colony.
From the San Francisco Exchange,
A colony is being organized in this
city to settle upon the Gila river, in
Arizona. G. W. Webb, of Gila
Bend, Maricopa county, Arizona, now
in this city, gives the following de
tails concerning the proposed colony.
He states that a large tract of gov
ernment land has been selected upon
the Gila river, north of the Southern
Pacific railroad. During the past
year ho has constructed a mammoth
sized irrigating canal, with a steady
supply of about 10,000 inches of wa
ter. This canal is about sixteen
miles long, and contains water enough
to irrigate many thousand acres of
land. He says thero is a considera
ble amount of rich public land open
to settlement. The soil is a mixture
of sand and loam with a clay subsoil,
and plonty of good water is found at
a depth of fifteen feet. An abund
ance of fuel may be had for the haul
ing, and as the irrigating canal will
supply moisture for thousands of
acres of soil, a fine prospect is pre
sented for a colony. It is proposed
to make this a fruit-growing settle
ment after the stylo of Riverside, in
San Bernardino county. Mr. Webb
leaves to-day for Visalia, where he
will be joined by a party of colonists .
who start at once with a large supply
of trees for the purpose of plantiag
orchards. Mr. Webb says the ell-
mate and soil of the Gila valley i
admirably adapted to the production
of all kinds of semi-tropical 'fruits,
including oranges and lemoni, and
the soil and climate is very goodifor
vineyards. Should this colony prove
to be a success it will not bo many
years before Arizona will produce
fruit for her own consumption, and
perhaps for exportation. Mr. Webb
makes his home at Gila Bend, Arizo
na, where people desiring to join the
colony may address their letters.
BILLIARDS)
P. LIESENFELD,
(Etitabllahed 1850)
Manufacturer.
Sole Agent for the Only genuine
PATENT STEEL PLATE CUSHION
Guaranteed for ten yean
The Most Elegant Stock ef Milliard and
Pool Table on the Pacific Coast.
J?. rjIEJSEJNyULjD,
Manufacturer of
Illlllnrd. l'ool and Bagatelle Table,
And Assignee for the Patentee of the
NEW PATENT POOL ATTACHMENT.
945 Folsom St.,Nar 6th.,
HAN FHANCISCU. CAL-. 1
Onaeeonutof removing to my new auarters, Ai
l. ..HnnnfMnl th. nmiwrlT betne mr ownlf
i will now eell goods S per cent lrta tnan
anv other house on the Pacific Coast- :
tSf HF.XI FOB CATALOGUE, j
KNABE PIANOS
For beauty of tone, touch and ae
tlon, I have never seen their equal.'j
CLARA I.OUI8K KFXLOCU.-
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"TheKnabe" Is absolutely the be
Piano made.
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721 Market Street, H. 9.
Bole Asents for the Paclfle Coast.
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.Notice to Creditor.
E8TATE OF M. McCAHSTER, DBCBA8EB.
Notice l herebx glren by Jh undcralgned,
admlnldratoi of the estate of M. HcCaJIrter. ,-
ceasea, to ine rrruiwr" , " - "SK, ,V.
Claim, .gainst the ..Id Af ef;tf "UA .
wun me necessary ioumch, "" - -"";;--after
the first puulleation of thli notice, to ttr
sstd administrator, at the law offlce of (HI.
William.. BWUWi u.me. . ....- --- - --
mont streets. In Tombstone Cechtseccunty, AD-
"Administrator of the Estate of M. McCslI.lV
eceased.
Vnd for er:tr-
NVw Illustr-
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No. 30, fori
FllndWin.l
temfl881. Free to.inyad(Wtft9on'i
tains full description of all ki ndt of gjods
for ieron!il and family use. ,We pealj
directly with the consumer, and selall
goods in any quantity at vkeUtalt pnec.
You can buy better and cheapatUhta
borne.
MONTGOMERY WABW
It? inri '229 Wabash Avenue.Opcairo.Tll
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Treats all Chronic Hpeclal Dia8.
YOUNG MEN. f
Who may be suffering from the effect, of yout h&l
follies or indiscretions will do well lo avail them
selves of this, the greatest boon ejer laid at tfe
altar of suffering humanity. DK. kPIhlJ Iv.T wfl
euarantee to forfeit $500 for every case of Semis)
weaaness or priis ukwkwi .j ...- v. -.w-tcr
which he undertake, and falls to cure. 4
MIDDLE-AGED MEN. 1
There are many at the age of 30 to 60 h ate
troubled with too frequent eacuat!on of the blrf
der, often accompanied by a alight smaitlngr
burulng sensation and a weakening ol the syaalbi
in a ma-rx-r the patient cannot account Tor. yn
examining tho nrlnary JepoalU a ropy sediment
ii . A.- . . a.imntlmo mull tiftrlltW".
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the ftcocmd tace oTMmlnal wcakneee. Dr.8.I
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pnirnutrc n ucurvt vui aw - - --
Ealtby restoration of the fenoti"n,lT orK2
Office hours 10 to 4 ana lo 8. Sniadaya,
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