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VOL. II.-NO. 86.
laP Six-Page Edition.
This Pace is from the Duily
of Saturday. Feb. 18.
As tho Epitaph predicted early
last iprinjr, the tide of trado has be
gun to set in eastward in a volume
quite as great as at that time fore
shadowed. Early in December A.
C. Sloau, representing the McCord
& Naf Mercantile company, of Kan
sas City, Missouri, paid Tombstone a
visit and received small orders for
sample goods from our leading mer
chants, as an experiment. The goods
came promptly to hand and met the
expectations of the purchasers.
When Mr. Sloan returned the mid
dle of January, orders largely in ex
cess of the first were made, and thus
far we have heard no complaints, but
have heard one large dealer speak in
high terms of the quality and prices
of purchases. It is but a question
of time when most is not all of our
supplies will come from the East in
stead of the West, as heretofore.
Ths reasons are obvious why this
should be so. Tho staplos of com
merce are more abundantly and
cheaply produced east of the Rocky
Mountains than upon .the Pacific
eoast, and can be laid down at con
sumers' doors on a lighter freight
tariff than from San Francisco. Our
merchants can buy from first hands
in Kansas City, Chicago and New
York just as cheap as the jobbers in
San Francisco. This change knocks
off one set of commissions and a
portion of heavy freight rates, thus
enabling our merchants to sell that
much cheaper, thereby lessening the
cost of living to consumers.
This is one of the benefits of a south
ern transcontinental route. Another
benefit that will follow in the foot
steps of trade will bo the influx of
astern capital for investment in our
-mines and other industrial pursuits.
The trade of New Mexico has always
been with the East, and as a result
large investments of capital have
been and are being made in our sis
ter territory.. From all the reports
we receive from New Mexico, we
father tho fact that there are heavy
investments in mines constantly being
made, while comparatively few from
that source are being mado in this
incomparably rich country. Before
another year rolls around we hope to
see this state' of affairs changed for
the better, and do not doubt but it
will be. By a hearty concert of ao
tion on the part of our merchants
and mine owners, we feel assured
that the facts of the abundant riches
of this country can be so forcibly
brought to the attention ot capital
ists throughout tho great West and
the Atlantic States that many of the
millions there lying idle- awaiting
profitable investment will flow in the
channels of trade and commerce to
our doors, and become a factor in
development of tho varied resources
that await the magio hand of com
bined capital and labor.
Justice Millek, of the United
States court at St. Louis, delivered a
decision in favor of the state, in tho
ease of the ' Hannibal & St. Joseph
Railroad company against the State
of Missouri, in which tho railroad
company applied for an injunction to
prevent the governor of the state
from selling tho railroad for default
in payment of the interest on certain
bonds, in which ho roYused to re
strain the governor from selling
the road if the said interest
is not paid, and holding that
the railroad company must make tho
state safe from all loss .or liability in
connection with tho "bonds issued to
the road. Justice Miller also ad
vised both parties to get together
and settle the matter amicably. Af
ter tho decision was finished counsel
for the railroad company asked that
the ,$3,000,000 in money, the face
value of the bonds in question, which
was paid to the state some months
ago, be returned to the railroad cm-
pany, which was refused. A sale of
the road or serious loss to the rail
road company is not probable. N.
Y. Daily Indicator.
CUrT.JoiiN S. Youho, late ot Tomb
stone, who was reported killed in New
Mexico, speaks through the columns of
the Epitaph to his many friends here.
We congratulate Capt. Young on his pres
ent health and prosperity, and wish him
long years continuance of the same.
U..8. Deputy Mabsual Wjratt Erp,
with -a posse, left town yesterday forenoi n.
Their destination remains a mystery, and
will a doubt, until their return.
Waira from Washington.
Washington, Feb. 17. President
Arthur gave his first state dinner to
night at the executive mansion to
thirty-seven guests, including the
heads and acting heads of the various
foreign legations at Washington.
Washington, Feb. 17. The
postal savings bank bill will be re
ported favorably to the house.
Springer moved to reconsider the
vote by which Colerick's amendment
to .the appointment bill was rejected
yesterday. Tho amendement pro
vides that the governor of any state
may call a special election when the
bgislatuo fails to redistrict the state
before tho election of representatives.
Tho house tabled the resolution 130
to 114. Colerick's substitute fixing
the number of representatives at 316,
was then rejeoted nays 154, yeas 94.
After considering several chills on
the calendar without acting, the sen
ate agreed to adjourn over until
Monday, and then ordered an execu
tive session.
The grand jury has commenced to
investigate the star route service in
The cabinet to-day considered the
Fitz-John Porter case. It is stated
that the only legal redress is for tho
president to pardon Porter, thus re
moving his disqualifications from
holding office, and thon restore him
to the army by renomination.
The Xew Apportionment.
Washington, Feb. 16. Ander
son's substitute fixing the member
ship of tho house at 315, will, it is
generally conceded, be finally passed
in the house to-morrow. It is about
the same as the bill passed by tho
democratic) house- last year, except
it provides for six more members.
These six are given one each to New
York, l6wa, Wisconsin, Kansas,
Texas and South Carolina. The
Democrats say it is a fair bill and
that they will support it.
Washington, Feb. 17. Tho ap
portionment bill provides that after
the 3d of March, 1883, tho house of
representatives shall be composed of
325 members, to be apportioned
among the several states.
In tho house, during the discus
sion on the apportionment bill, the
question recurred on the substitute
offered by Pago of California, pro
viding that the house shall be com
posed of 319 members. This Page
decided to withdraw, but as it was
favored by a number 6f democrats,
objection was made. It was, how
ever, rejected yeas 99, nays 148.
The previous question was then
ordered on the final passage of the
bill, pending which Colerick of Indi
ana moved a recommitment with in
structions to the committee o'n cen
sus to report the provision that in a
state where tho number of represen
tatives is reduced, it shall he lawful
for the governor, if the stato shall
have been redistricted, to provide for
a special election. The motion for
a recommitment was lost yeas 107,
nays 142. The bill thon passed with
out discussion.
The bill gives representation to the
several states as follows: Arkansas
5, California 6, Colorado 1. Connecti
cut 4, Delaware 1, Florida 2, Geor
gia 10, Illinois 20, Indiana
13, Iowa 11, Kansas 7,
Kentucky 11, Louisiana 6,
Maine 4, Maryland 6, Massachusetts
12, Michigan 11, Minnesota 5, Mis
sissippi 7, Missouri 14, Nebraska 8,
Nevada 1, New Hampshire 2, New
Jersey 7, New York 34, North Caro
lina 9, Ohio 21, Oregon 1, Pennsyl
vania 28, Ivhodo Island 2, South Car
olina 7, Tennessee 10, West Virginia
4, Wisconsin 9, Alabama 8, Texas
11, Vermont 2, Virginia 10.
The Anti-Polygamy Crusade.
Washington, Feb. 17. After a
long discussion in the senate Ed
munds's anti-polygamy bill passed
last night by a viva voce vote. No
negative responses wcro heard. when
the final vote was taken.
Military Inspection.
Washington, Feb. 17. General
Sherman, accompaniod by General
Pope and Col. Morrow, will leave
March 1, for a tour of inspection in
tho department of Texas, New Mexi
ca and Arizona, visiting all the prin
cipal posts of 4this frontier. Visits
will be paid to the Yoscmite and San
Francisco, the trip occupying eight
or ten weeks.
A Sensible Reply.
Cleveland, O., Feb. 17. J. H.
Rhodes, secretary of the Garfield
Monument association, and a warm
personal friend of Mrs. Garfield's,
was interviewed by the Associated
Press correspondent to-day, and said
Mrs. Garfield received a letter from
Mrs. Scovillo this morning, and that
he was authorized to say in her be
half that sho cherishes no malice to
ward the slayer of her husband; he
must answer only to his God and the
American people. For the sister and
all members of his family she fools
only profound pity. Further than
this, sho asks to be left alono with
her sorrow, and to bo spared being
dragged into useless and torturing
publicity. Mrs. Garfield will not an
swer the letter.
In a UrltmhJBastlle.
Washington, Fob. 17. A memo
rial, numerously signed, by the mer
chants of San Francisco, asking that
steps be taken for. the release-.of Mc
Sweeny, of that city, an American
citizen now confined in an English
jail, has been received by the Cali
fornia delegation in congress and for
warded by them to the secretary of
stato, with their added request that
the subject be given early investiga
tion and attention.
G. A. It. or the raclflc.
Sax Jose, Cal., Feb. 17. Tho
annual encampment of tho Pacific
coast, G. A. R., met at Champion
hall to-day at 11:30 a: in. Depart
ment commander; C. Mason Kenne
presided, and after hearing re
port of committee on credentials aJ
journed till 2 p. rq. At the after
noon session 85 delegates answered
to tl.eir names. Reports of com
mander, assistant quartermaster
general, deputy inspector and other
officers were refferred to a commitee.
Reports of committee on veterans'
home read and referred.
' Beported ;! amine.
Chicago, Feb. 17. A local paper
says that tho governor of Illinois has
received information that in southern
Illinois women and children are dy
ing from starvation. The reports,
although not credited, will bo care
fully investigated.
Fatal Land Slide.
San Francisco, Feb. 17. Last
Sunday a land slide occurred at Cuf
fey's Cove, on Russian river, carrying
tho house of Charles L. Johnson into
the river. Tho occupants at the time
of tho disaster Mrs. Johnson, her
infant and a white man employed as
cook were all killed.
Extensive Vive.
Atchison, Ks.. Feb. 17. A Cham
pion's Robinson special says: A fire
this morning destroyed twelve busi
ness houses, two hotels, tho postoffice,
Masonic and Odd Fellows' halls and
six dwellings in tho town. Only one
store is left standing in the town.
Loss estimated at $75,000; insurance
probably $25,000.
Patricide Hanged.
Indiana, Pa., Feb. 17. J. G. Al
lison was hanged for the murder of
his father. The murderer was stolid
ly indifferent to his fate, and would
not recognize his mother and sisters
when thev visited him in his cell.
His only words were, " I've been
fetched here wrong."
Icn Gorge on the Hudson.
Aliiany, Feb. 17. The ice gorge
and back water filled tho stores and
cellars along the river front, causing
quite heavy losses.
A Oyster War.
Norfolk, Va., Feb. 17. The gov
ernment nd some state troops have
gone to tho mouth of the Rappahan
nock river, whero the civil power is
inoperative owing to tho oyster war.
Heath's Doings.
San FuaVcisco. Feb. 17. Mrs.
Frank G. Nowlands, daughter of ex
Senator Sharon, died in child-bed
this morninjj.
Another Colliery JDisnxter.
London, Feb. 16. By an explo
sion in a colliery at Trimdon Grange,
Durham, to-day 120 persons are en
tombed. Thirty imprisoned work
men were rescued. The foul gas re
sulting from the explosion caused
tho death of four persons in another
colliery two miles distant.
Later Forty bodies have been re
covered from the colliery. It is fear
ed that forty men still remaining in
tho pit are dead.
Rain nnd Snow In California.
San Francisco, Dec. 17. Snow
and rain is reported in the San Joa
quin valley to-day, with rain in the
southern coast counties. Snow also
fell heavily in the Salinas valley. In
the northern part of the state rain
and snow fell alternately and heavy
snow in tho mountains.
A Duel a l'Outraiiee.
Guadalajara, Mex., Feb. 17.
Scnors Morelo and Serorito, rival ed
itors, fought i a duel here yesterday
with pistols. Both fired and fell
dead simultaneously.
Uuriilng of Chester Military Acad
emyExplosion of Pyrotechnics
IIenvy-I.ossori.lt.. o'
Philadelphia, Penna., Feb. 16
Chester Park. Military Academy
was -burned this evenings Loss,
$200,000; insurance, $75,000.
Chester, Pa.,' Feb. 17. About
eight o'clock this morning an explo
sion -occurred' at the Pyrotechnic
works of Professor Jackson, of this
city. The buildingwas badly shat
tered, took fire and was consumed.
At least 15'and probably more lives
are lost, and many dangerously
wounded. 'If--
CHESTEKj.Pa., Fob.17. A number
of colored. -'families lived in the old
mansion. Jt seems it first took fire,
and while the firemen were playing
on the flames and a large crowd
surrounded them an explosion oc
curred, scattering destruction afar
and wide. The number killed is
between 15 and 20;' about 20 dan
gerously injured, and, more or less
seriously wounded. The dead are
being laid in tho city hall, and the
wounded are being cared for in
the various drug stores, so no accu
rate list can be outlined now.
Later Fourteen lives were lost
by the explosion; three fatally in
jured, and 50 more .or less 'wounded.
Part of tho mansion has been used
by Prof. Jackson, pyrotechnist, for
some years as a place for manufactur
ing explosive commodities. The fire
men, after being assured there were
no explosives in the place, went to
work. After playing ona the flames
about one hour a terrific explosion
occurred; tho bodies of men were
thrown in everv direction; the air
was filled with rubbish, and tho
ground covered' with victims, some
killed, some seriously injured, and
others .badly hurt. Tho dead bodies
of men lay coihd on the ground;
others labored in the agonies of
death; a number, writhing in their
blood, moaned and groaned piteously
for help; many lay insensible to
their surroundings, and others, bruis
ed and bleeding, groped their way
from the scene of the terrible acci
dent. People prayed in the open
streets, and the shrieks of the dying
were appalling. The fire was aban
doned, and everybody in a condition
to do so turned their attention to
the alleviating of tho distress.
Houses in the vicinity of the explo
sion were converted into hospitals
and the wounded removed thereto.
From tbe Phculx Gazette, 15th.
P. Miner and wife returned from
San Francisco this morning.
About six months ago Postmaster
Mowrey added some fifty new boxes
to our postoffice, and now the demand
being more than the present supply,
ho will in a fev days put in twelve
more lock boxes.
A detail of twelve men, in charge
of bargeant Barry, arrived last night
from McDowell, and are now at work
putting up the now telegraph line
from this city to that camp. The
work will consume about three or four
weeks time, and will be a great con
venience both to our citizens and tho
The Nugget and Epitaph are hav
ing a little journalistic tilt regarding
our new governor and the present
acting-governor. As to the latter,
wo think he has done as well by tho
territory as acting-governor as he was
able, and that his efforts have been
for its best interests. The Nugget
mades a roundabout attack on Gov.
Tritle, which is altogether prema
ture and unwarranted. Give the
new head of our territory at least
time to get to his position and assume
command before an argument arises
as to his motives for accepting the
office. Wc think Gov. Tritle is a
first-class man for the position, and
until he proves himself otherwise we
deem it our duty, as well as that of
all other papers in tho territory, to
welcome him in our midst rather than
assail him unwarrantably and mal
iciously. We all had our personal
preferences, and it seems the presi
dent had his. As to ourselves, we
are satisfied vi'h the appointment,
and do not believe the new governor
should bq censured before hr is tried.
From the PIr-dIx Herald.
A strong demand will be made on
the farmers of this valley for all the
barley and wheat they can possibly
raise this season at prices running
Lieut. C. E. Kilbourne, of tho 2d
artillery! is in Phenix, in tho line of
duty inspecting tho signal stations
of the tenitory and elsewhere. We
are sure the inspection of the
station in this place in the charge
df our efficient signal service man,
Mr. Jamison, will prove to be en
tirely satisfactory.
"The Tall Sycamore of the Salt"
and his sons (the Isaacs) will harvest
1000 acres cf gram ami hay this sea
son. Their barley, wheat and grass
are very promising. This amount of
rich products .QWihiaUUmmMml a
"Pile" -JMfliMHKe
man and his boys. In this valley
barley is boss, and alfalfa is unfail
ing. Some correspondent of tho Senti
nel is desirous of having some one
to go into the alligator-raising busi
ness in tlie Gila river, remarking
that it would be profitable. We are
of the opinion that there are reptiles
in Arizona now, without this addition
to our natural history collection.
But still if he hankers after that kind
of pets, let him go into it.
From the Arizona Miner, 13th.
The Arizona Queen Mining com
pany is putting up buildings on
Groom Creek, also its new stamp
quartz mill.
Fine ore still continues to come
out of the Dos Oris, mine, and wo
hear that the ledge is increasing in
Charley Yackel and Johnny Ellis
left this morning by team for a hunt
among the labyrinth groves of the
D. C. Thorne has been out to see
his Silver Belt mine. He has twelve
hnen at work taking out ore. This
property, which is a hne one, looks
better as work progresses.
Chas. W. Lewis, of Albuquerque,
a prominent merchant, intends pur
chasing Arizona wool the coming
spring, at the highest price within
reach of a small profit after landing
the same at Boston.
Phil. McDonald, who killed Mr.
Richardson, at Williamson valley, on
election day, 1880, is on his way
back here, in charge of an officer
from Colorado. Phil has been living
at Conejoes in that state siuce he left
this county. His w'.fe gave him
away, and we understand was tho
cause of his committing the rash
From the Democrat 11th.
Mr. Malcolm D. Cambell, an old
resident of Prescott, left to-day for
San Bernardino, where he will make
his future home.
Tom Roach came in yesterday from
Turkey creek, and reports the snow
three feet deep on tho ridge, and that
no wagon had crossed tho Hassayam
pa divide since tho big snow which
fell a month ago to-day.
Political assassination is a crime
which should never be condoned or
pardoned in a free country. Under
a government where each and every
citizen has a voice in the affairs of
the nation, the miscreant like Gui
teau, or the more daring villain liko
Booth, who wantonly lifts his hand
against the chosen of the people,
should receive no mercy. No miser
able sophistry, no palliative act or
motive, should weigh a hair's breath
in the scales of justice. If the chief
executive should not always obey the
will of the people, they have in the
ballot box a peaceable and far more
effective mode of righting their
wrongs; and he who uses the dagger
or the bullet to accomplish his pur
pose strikes at the very foundation
of liberty and stabs at freedom and
civ "York StockH
New York, February
Western Union .... 79 Union Pacific
. !H
- h
Quicksilver 13U Bonds
FaciflcMall !i Central Pacific
Mariposa 4 Bonds
Wells, Fargo &. Co.124
New York Central. .130j
Erie 39!,
Panama 190
Sutro Tunnel.,
San Franrlftco Stork Market,
San Francisco, February 17.
California lS:Belcher HO
Virginia 65
Mount Diablo
Sierra Nevada 24!
Bullion 70
llodle 3
Alpha 3
Head Center TO
Overman 75
Crown Point 65
Northern Belle 10'
Savajju , l?i
Mono 93
Best and Belcher .. Bii
Mexican 9i
Union 10,
tiould and Curry. .. 3
Ophlr )'
Eureka 12'i
Jacket ;... l?i
Tip Top 4yt
Northwestern 9l,i
Utah 5,'i
MUer Kins: Wi
San trancteco b
Crown Point levies an assessment of 25c.
Our friend Scnor Epitacio Paredos
called on us yesterday. He, as wc have
already said, came up from Sonora day be
fore yesterday. As wo were questioning
him about bis State he said that the min
ing industry now developing in that coun
try is very satisfactory, due, he says, to the
decided and special protection which Gov
ernor Ortiz is giving to said industry.
The government is continually improving
the laws concerning mining. Governor
Ortiz is displaying skill and energy in his
high position, which attitude is tapidly
bettering the condition of Sonora in eery
Mr. P. has also Informed us that the
late alarm concerning the Indian depreda
tions in tho districts Sahuaripe and Mocte
zurua is dying away, due to the active
pursuit by the troops whleh tho govern
ment sent immediately to the field of the
outrages, thus re-establishing without in
teriupting business in that locality.
AVc are glad to hear the above good news
concerning Sonora, and congratulate that
government, hoping that country will soon
meet with the success its resources de
serve. The letter of A. B.Gibson, in corrobo
ration of Capt. Young's, has a noble,
manly ring about it. There can be little
doubt but there will be peace where there
is harmony existing among the law-abiding
citizens as at Sierra City.
Thehe was received at the poatomce
last night a supply of 11,000 envelopes
and 5,000 paper wrappers.
Bullion shipment Uy Wells, Forgo &
Co's express: Thursday, four bars weigh
ing 830 pounds and valued at ?10,!MS.
Tun spacious new furniture store of J.
Lenoir, on Allen street, Is neatly finished,'
and will be ready for occupancy in a few
A Homo Organization to Snppluut
the I'iutn County Agency.
There can be no better criterion by
which to judge the growth and prosperity
of a community than the financial insti
tutions through which the monetary ex
changes of business are transacted. It is
true that Tombstone has been highly
favored in this respect, having an acency
of the Pima County bank and one of Saf
ford, Hudson & Co., both Tucson institu
tions. Mr. II. Solomon, manager of the
Pima agency, feeling the inadequacy of a
branch to transact the business of a prin
cipal, .has associated with himself four
other gentlemen of the highest financial
standing, and organized a bank under the
above name. An Epitaph reporter was
shown-the certificate of incorporation ycs-!
tcrday, which only lacks the Signature of
'two of the incorporators to make jt com.
plete, when it will be filed with the county
recorder and the secretary of the territory,
which acts will enable them to commence
business immediately. The names of the
incorporators are P. W. Smith, II. Solo
mon, E. B. Gage, L. M. Jacobs and B. M.
Jacobs. These gentlemen, with the excep
tion of E.,B. Gage, are the principals of
the Pima County bank. The capital of
the bank will be $100,000, lully paid up,
divided into 1,000 shares of the par value
of llOOeucl . The duration of the corpo
ration is fixed in the certificate at twenty
years. The entire stock has been taken
by the five gentlemen named In the certifi
cate. A heavy premium has already been
offered for shares, but there are none for
sale. This will be a purely local institu
tion, and one that will reflect great credit
upon the progressive business clement of
our' city. The premises of the Pima
agency will be used by the Cochise County
bank, and there will probably be no change
in the executive and clerical force. It is
expected te be open for the transaction ot
business on or before the 15th of March.
He that Was (Ilepcrted)JDead Lives
and Speaks. ,
Sikiuia Citt, N. M, Feb. 1G.
Editoh EriTAPU: I understand that
there have been published in Tombstone
reports of my death at this place. My
present exigence in full health and
strength is sufficient reply to the false ru
mors. I wish you to state that I have had
no difficulty no dispute whatever with
any one here, and there was not the slight
est foundation for such stories.
This camp U now peaceful and quiet.
I am nicely fixed in business and am well
satisfied with the prospects for a pleasant
and profitable stay here.
Please contradict the false reports by
publication, and oblige. Yours, truly,
Jous B. Youxa.
Sichra Citv, N. M., Feb. 10.
Editoii Ei'itaph: I wish to endorse
Capt. Young in his letter to you to-day
It is just as he slates.
The community has had trouble with
the cow-boys and mining desperados, but
no individuals particularly have been in
volved. At last we organized and drove
the malcontents from camp without
bloodshed ; since then we have given tho
organization legal force by forming a
mlllitary company, CO good men strong.
We are quite sure of having a quiet camp
When the mill, now building, is com
pleted we shall grow into great propor
tions. Yoms, truly, A. B. Gibson.
To Miners and
Arizona mm
lieceive and Treat, or Purchase Gold and Silver Ores of all
tirades, and in Lots of all Sizes, from 100 Pounds to 10,000 Tons.
1'artioH Ilavinc UreivllI Do Well to Confer w th the Management ICefore
.ISnUimr Other Arrangements for llillln?. JII11 of the Coinpuny Mituatcd al
ICmcry City.on San 1'edro Jtlvcr, Three Allies Ilclow Charleston.
GKO.S. JtlCE. 'jcncral Slanacer. C. n'.GOODALE, Superintendent.
Tie. itmmf mm
Nervous Debility, Exhausted Vitality, Spermatorrhoea, Kid
ney Complaints and all Urinarv Troubles.
DR. IIESKY. one of the mott able physicians of London, Kays: "I have treated upwards or 40,000
uiwlth NERVOUS DISABILITIES and KIDNEY TROUBLES, and prescribed ibis remedy;
cnee being treated successfully; lean claim that an absolute care U obtained with my specific
of no Instance of failure, when used as directed." '
Price $1 per Package, or 6 Packages $5.
33- OTIS c&? OO., ,
Lumber, Shingles and Mouldings, Doors
Windows and Blinds,
Builders' and General Hardware, Paints, Oils, Glass, Etc. Crockery
Glass vire, Lamps and Chandeliers; Carpenters', Builders' and Painters
Who Is it rides with whip and spur
Or madman, or kind's messenger!
The nlchl Is near, the lights begin
To fcllnimer from the roadside inn.
And o'er the moorland, waste and wide.
The mists behind the horseman ride.
"Ilo, there within a etirrnp cupl
No time have I to sleep or sup.
"An honest cup! and mingle well
The Juices that have still tue spell.
"To banish doubt and care, and slay
The ghot that prowls the king's highway."
"And whltncr doet thou ride, my friend!"
"My friend, to. find the roadway's end."
nis eyeballs shone, he caught and quaffed,
With scornful lips, the burning draught.
"Yes, friend, I ride to prove my life;
If there be guerdon w orth the strife
"If after loss, and after gain.
And after bliss and after pain,
"There be no deeper draught than this
No sharperptln no sweeter bliss
"Nor anything which ret I crave ' "
Tnis side, oryeTbeyond, the grave
"Ml this, a)l this I ride to know;.'
So pledge me, Oraybeard, ere I go."
"But gold thou hast, and youth is thine,
And on thy oreast tho blazoned sign
"Of honor-yes, and Love hath bound
With rose and leaf thy temples round.
"With youth, and name, ard wealth in store,
And w oman'g love, what wilt thou more!"
"What mort!' 'what more!' thou Graybeard
That something yet that one delight
'To know! tojnowl although it be
To know but endless misery f
'The something that dolh beckon still,
Beyond the plain, beyond tLe hill,
"Beyond tne moon, beyond the sun, w
Where endlng'shlnlng coursers run.
"Farewell I Where'er tho pathway trend,
I ride, I ride to find the end!"
Clay Bufbrd, Former Chief of Scouts
and Interpreter rtt San Carlos, Mur
dered. It will be remembered that on Tuesday
morning there appeared a telegram in
these columns from Tucson, stating that
five men had been killed by the Apaches
in Arivipa near the San Carlos reservation.
It is a mistake that Arivipa is near San
Carlos. It is near old Camp Grant on the
lower San Pedro, some twenty-flve miles
south of tbe Gila. From Manly Glass,
who came in from Dragoon Summit on
Thursday evening, it has been learned that
one of tlicsa men was Clay Buford, an old
employe at San Carlos, under Hon. John
P. Clum when Indian tgent. We have
often heard Mr. Clem speak in the highest
terms of Mr. Buford, of his courage and
da.-ing while in the discharge of his duty
as chief of scouts. It was Buford who was
sent with his scouts after seventeen rene
gades who fled to the Tonto country, and
who when overtaken, made a fight In
which all or nearly 'all, lost their lives and
became good Indians.
Mr. Buford married after he left the res
ervation, and had taken up a ranch in the
Arivipa valley, where he had made him a
home and was .surrounding himself with
such adjuncts to country life horses and
cattle as would soon have made him in
dependent. He leaves a wife and one
child to mourn his untimely taking off,
and to curse the imbecile management of
Indian nffairs. All that could be gleaned
of the facts was that a desperate fight en
sued and that Buford and four others wero
? i
Mr. G. W. Buford, of this city, who Is
a relative of Clay Bufoid, whosele'ath was
chronicled yesterday morning, has been
informed that the Indians came toMr.
Buford's ranch in the Aravipi, and killed
him at his home. No doubt the authentic
state of the facts will be made known in a
few days.
Mine Operators.
20.1 East 14th Street. Sew Xork

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