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WEEKLY EPITAPH.
TOMBSTONE. ARIZONA, MARCH
18S?
Six-Page Edition.
This Pac is. from the Dnilv
of Thursday, March 23.
PUBLISHED DY TnK
Epitaph Printing and Publishing Go
Office, 25 nd Zt! Fremont Street,
Tombstone. Arizona.
tiiBicmrrioN rnicsi
l.'ly ,(lj'.vered ty iirrter)....S5 cents per week
Hilly, ono year , $10
Dilly, fix month! o i'
nallr.three months 3 "'
Werkly, ono year JJi
VeUy, elx month '- '
Weekly, three montb 1 6
J-Euteredat the Tombstone uostofflcou eec
ond-clua matter.
To Itepnbllranft or Coehlw County.
The members of lht Toiubtono Republican
Club and all other Republican of CoehUe county
will take nolle that at a racetlugof tho Executlie
Committee uf the .Torabetonn Republican Club,
held March S. 1WW, It was
Kesolred, That this cotnmitteo call a rocetlus of
the Tombstone Republican Club tu be held n the
city of Tombstone, Cochise county. Arizona, ou
saturdar, tue Kth dav or April, A. ., 133, at an
hour to bedes Igi ated'hy them; and that Imitation
Iw extend 'd to tho ItfiWtltCiin of Cochise county
to meet with said club at that time for the pur
pose or organising the Republican party In Co
ehlo county.
fhrrsfore It Is requested that all members of
Mid club he present at sa'd mi-etingou SATUIt
WAV, APRIL 8th. 1M, at 2 o'clock p. ra , and
that all to-rns and precincts stndu full represen
tation of membera of the parly to Join with said
elub in organizing the Republican party li. CVchlse
c.unty. AU the Republicans of the countr are In
vttta. A. O. WALLACE, Chairman
of the Executive Committee of theTombstone R,c
publican Club. W. bTRE ET, Sec'y.
A MEHOUAUL.K HK&SO.V.
Tho present season will long be
rambered as a phenomenal one
throughout the world, and will do
much toward strengthening the bo
lief in the stellar effects of perihelion.
In Europe, as well as America, there
are parailolics iu meteorology. Some
parts, and particularly along the
river Rhone, rains have ceased to fall
and tho fountain heads ol that stream
have dried up until tho main river is
slower than ever known within tho
memory of tho present generation,
and unless 'there are copious showers
soon we shall expect to hear of great
suffering among tho peasantry of that
country. At home, in tho most fer
tile valley on tho face of the earth,
there are now not less than 75,0(JU
or 100,000 people homeless and des
titute, and being fed by the hand of
charity. This dessolation is caused
by the floods in the Mississippi and
its tributaries. It is estimated, by
tho St. Louis Globo Democrat, that
there is an amount of land in the
Mississippi valley proper, not less
than 75,000 square miles in extent,
now under water. This is a scope of
country that it is impossible for the
mindTo grasp except by comparison.
It may help' the reader to compro
hend this waste of Water when we
state that it is nearly or quite equal
to tho . whole Sia'to of Missouri.
Whon tho inundated bottoms of the
tributaries of tho "Father of Waters"
is taken into tho account, tho crils
are crcatly'maghified.
On the Pacific coast, while tho
rains were descending and the floods
accumulating upon the great plains
of tho West, there was a dearth
of rain, and an entire failure of crops
was anticipated, At last the storm
clouds gathered around the crested
pinnaclos of the bicrras and camo
swooping down upon tho lower pla
teaus of tho range, and, overspread
ing the valleys, showered down such
quantities of snow and rain through
out tho country as has seldom been
recorded iu the meteorological history
of California. The Central Pacific
lailroad has, in spite of herculean
efforts of an army of trained men,
with all the appliances to do battle
against tho elements at their com
mand, remained blocked for days
at a time, and hardly was a passage
made for one train to wend its way
before tho thoroughfare was closeded
again. Within tho month wo may
expect to hear of devastating floods
pouring into tho Sacramento and
San Joaquin valleysfrom their moun
tain tributaries, sweeping everything
in their way before them.
Not with floods and droughts arc
wo to stop short in this recital.
In the dead of winter that dreaded
foe to health "and life, tho small-pox,
broke forth, almost simultaneously,
throughout'the entire country, carry
ing off thousands of victims in a few
short weeks. Only for tho wide ex
tent of knowledge, in this present
age, this opidemic would have swept
tho country as with a besom, and
only for tho multiplicity of steamers
and railways tho suffering and
deaths from the floods would havo
appalled tho stoutest hearts. It is
mfo to say that no calamity, short of
an absolute cataclysm, enn ever
again work so great disasters to tho
.human race as arc recorded of tho
vast.
Grand Central is worked and
held as a private corporation, there
fore tho public are not kept posted
as to what profits aro realized or di
vidends declared, but from the out.
put of the initio it is nntura ly in
ferred that their dividends of SO
cents per share, or $50,000 per month
are regularly paid to the stookhold
ers. If this is tho case, Arizona's
March dividends would bo $232,500
instead of $182,500 as credito'd. W.
confidently oxpeot to soo tho 'dividend
list swelled to $300,000 or $350,001
per month by tho end of tho present
year. Tip Top will shortly bo added
to tho list again, then there aro tin
Girard and Ingersoll, both of whicl
should bo placed ou a dividend basis
by the. end of tho year.
Copper Qokkx has declared its
regular monthly dividend for March
of 10 cents per share, amounting t
$25,000, payable) in New York, April
1st. Total amount to date, $300,000:
March dividends for Arizona, re
ported to date, are: Contention Con
solidatcd, 25 cents per share, $G2,
500; Tombstone Mill & Mining Com
pany, 10 cents per share, $50,000;
Vizina Consolidated, 10 cents pel
-.hare, $20,000; Copper Queen, 10
cents per share, $25,000; and Silvei
King, 25 cents per share, $25,000.
Total, $182,600. i
Pkkscott hus a citizen who is de
termined to immortalize that motin
tain borough. His name is Charles
Meyers. Charlio is on the shoulder
from tho word go. Under date of
March 18, he sends tt challenge to
''Jojin L. Sullivan, of Boston, Mass.,
Paddy Ryan, of Troy, New York, or
any other man in America," to fight
them for tho sum of $3,000; Queens
bury rules. In order to bring about
a fight at Prescott, he offers to allow
any pugilist traveling expenses com
ing to that place. For tho sake of
the capital of Arizona it is to be
hoped that there will be some man
found in America bold enough to
u tread on Charlio's coat tail."
(Hour. .ori:M.
From tho Olobo Chronicle, March 18.
Another rain to-day. This whole
section has been favored with so
much moisture this year that the
streams everywhere aro running on
top of the ground, and grass is sure
to be abundant during tho season.
Tho Old Dominion Copper com
pany has placed $150,000, as working
capital, at' the disposal of its super
intendent, and if needed will place
as much more. The appearance of
the company's mines seems to justify
tho venture.
Tho Centennial mine has, during
tho past woek, got hoisting and
pumping works in place and at work,
successfully pumping water from the
mine, and will doubtless bo extract
ing oro the coming week. They
havo some twonty-li'u men at work
at present and will increase tho num
ber as required.
A largo quantity of machinery ar
rived yesterday for tlio Old Globo
Copper Mining company, and tho
lousier. Both of these companies
give promise of splendid working in
tho near future. They aro both un
der the control of activo and intelli
gent men, and tho camp is looking
to them for reprioval from hard
times.
m
The Itotuunco of .tlluliic.
The Mining Register, of Salt Lake
City, last week published an inter
esting story, showing how easily for
tunes may bo made and lost in min
ing. Tho Reiristcr truly says that,
could tho scattered and broken thread
which formed tho warp and woof of
many a prospector's history bo gath
ered together and united, romances
without number could bo woven
which would rival those framed by
Wilkio Collins. Get tain events in
the history of two pioneers havo re
cently come to our knowledge which
aro worthy of mention. Three years
ago Mr. Duukiu located at Lead
ville the mine .which still bears his
name. Ho was poor, but ho worked
faithfully and hard, in hopes that ho
would strike mineral, but his money
gave out and ho sohl his inteicst for
$2,300. Tho purchasers, after ex
pending quite a largo sum in siiikintr
another shaft on the property, which
failed to disclose mineral, returned
to that iu which Mr. Dunkin buried
his hopes, and iu sinking 7 feet
fuithrr struck pay ore. 'The mine
was sold a year later for $75, 00. An
old-timer in tho west, who was
among tho early arrivals at Rosita,
located the Chieftain, adjoining tho
Leavenworth, and sold it for $5, oi
twenty years' time. The sum is not
yet due. Before selling ho offered
to give it to Captain Lambori, of the
Pueblo Chieftain, fnm which tho
paper derived its name, but the cap
tain declined tho gift. Tho same
prospector discovered tho Hum
boldt, Pocahontas, Leviathan and In
vincible mines, all of which ho gave
to a man to whoi lie was indebted
for a paltry sum. The threo first
namod havo sinco yielded $700,000,
and bid fair to produco twice that
sum in tho near future, while tho
old-timer is rich positivel . in the
ownership of several lodes iu the
San Miguel mountains. Truth is
stranger than fiction.
.
Haj Ins or I'liiinent 31en.
I have found more benefit from an
inch ad. in the columns of tho local
paper than from all tho adulation
that is oflVrcd at tho shrine of impe
rial power. Napoleon Bonaparte.
A well written and well displayed
advertisement, kept constantly b -foro
tho public eye, will bring moro
trado to a merchant titan a million
handbills. Last wotds of Henry IV,
of Franco.
When Charles tho First was about
to lay his head on tho hlock, ho sigh
ed, and murmured: "This comes of
not advoriisinir in the local paper,"
English History.
TELEGRAPHIC.
The Chinese II1U.
Washington, March 22, During
tho consideration of this Chinese bill
in tho house to-'day the "measure was
iiseused by Wiishburne, George, Mi
Lane, Robinson, Kasson, Lord,
Tucker and Hawks. Tho houso ut
:10 ii. in. took a recess until 10 to
monow. Pago of California, gave
otico that he would ut 2 p. m., to
morrow, demand tho previous ques
tton ou the bill.
Tho debate on the Chinese bill has
i)een conducted by Kasson of Iowa,
mil Lard of Michigan in opposition
in the bill, unless materially amended,
and by Tucker of Virginia, who is
now making a powerful argument iu
its advocacy. The discussion will
not terminate until bomo time to
morrow. Jones, of Nevada, was asked this
uvening whether he credited tiio re
port that tho president is disposed to
veto the Chinese bill, "No," replied
tho senator, "some of our peoplo are
apprehending a veto, but 1 utn not.
My confidence does not spring Irom
anything tho president has said in
me, but from my knowledge of the
opinions ho entertains. Couceruii g
tin: exercise of tho veto power, it
the president thinks tho terms of
twenty years in the restriction clause
of tho pending measure strains tho
treaty, ho might find that provision
possible ground lor a veto, but Irom
tho fact that representatives of the
people havo had the same question
before them, and with their eyes
open, and after full discussion of that
very feature, have decided by a rood
majority that it was within the scope
of tho treaty.
Too Unit.
Chicago, March 22. A Wash
ington special says a gentlemen un
intimate relations with tho Chinese
empire said, iu case the anti-Chinese
hill passed the house, the Chinese
minister would remove tho delega
tion to Spain, to which country he is
the accredited representative, aril
that official intercourse between the
United States and China would bo
mutually broken off. Mr. Bartlett,
American secretary of legation, is
said to be in hearty accord with tho
proposed action.
Tho Inter Ocean has a Washington
.special which holds that the Peruvian-Chili
controversy has been in
every way creditable to tho United
States, and thero is no ground for the
scandal now being raised.
The Stlllwrll AHasliwitlon.
Tucson, March 22. Tho coroner's
jury who were empaneled in the case
of the assassination of Frank Still
well, returned a verdict that he came
to his death from shots fired by
Wyatt and Warren Karp, Doc Holli--day,
Texas Jack, alias Johnson, and
Mo.Masters. Intelligence received
to-night'say that tho Earp parly are
at Benson, and it is thought by many
that they will arrive here to-niht,
either to surrender to the authorities
or to make way with Ike Clautou.
It is now definitely known that after
they killed Stillwell they searched
for Clauton for some time boforo
leaving Tucson. This morning about
eight o'clock, eight mounted men,
all heavily armed and wearing gray
slouched hats, weru seen on the out
skirts of the city; their animals were
jaded, having apparently traveled a
long distance. They are supposed
to bo friends of Stillwell from Tomb
stone, a party of whom left that place
1 st night.
Latest accounts say that sheriffs
Paul and Bulian are out with an or
ganized force to take the party. A
stronir posse of armed men are or
ganized hero to enforce law. The
indignation of tho citizens of Tucson
is growing moto and moro iutciiisc.
The case of the anamination is now
octoro the grand juiy, which is, in
session. The Star, of Tucson, and
the Tombstone press condemn the
tragedy in strong terms. To-morrow
will undoubtedly develop thereat in
tention of tho fugitives.
The Hoiithciii FlooiiH.
Helena, Ark., March 22. Tho
arrival of tho relief boat, General
Boruard, was welcomed last t&lit
by many anxious hearts. Rations are
fewer than anticipated, and before
another arrival th re must be much
suffering. Commissioner Morgan
went to points below in tho C. li.
Reeso, where it is said there is ills
content, there being a few of the sub
commissioners who havo been using
supplies wrongfully, seeking to ag
grandize themselves instead of be
stowing the supplies on genuine suf
ferers. Commissioner Morgan will
look into theso affairs and settle them
properly before returning. Promi
nent physicians from Hickman, Mis
sissippi county, say they know about
3t)0 persons living without the ne
cessities of life. Nearly all
tneir stock has perished and
the few remaining are fast dis
appearing with starvation under their
eyes. There is not a visible spot of
land, not even a housetop iu some
places. Tho wa'er rose wth such
rapidity it was impossible to build
rafts upon which to placo stock. Most
pooplo huddled together on tho tops
of houses, tho consequence of which
is a violent form of scarlet fever has
oroken out.
Vicksiiurg, March 22. At Briar
lsnil plantation, owned by G. W.
Williams, a largo cotton gin in which
a grest number of negroes had taken
refugo was blown over Sunday night
during a violent storm. Ton or
twelve wero killed and a largo num
ber injured.
An Appeal to tho 1'eople.
Washington, March 22. The fol
lowing call has been issued to the
American people: Tho president hav
ing signed the treaty of general con
ference, and tho .senate having rati
fied tho president's action, tho Amer
ican Association of th" Red Cross,
organized under the provision o said
treaty proposes at once to send its
agent among' the sufferers by the,
Hood, with a view to ameliorate
condition as tar as can bo doiveDv
human aid and means at haiifr will
ptrmit. Contributions are urgently
solicited. ' Rd ittances in money
i nay bo 'sent to Hon. J. Folgnr, score
tnoy of tho treasury, chaitman of
the board of trustees, or to his asso
ciates, Hon. R T. L!ncoln, secretary
of war, and Hon. G. R. Loring, com
missioner of agriculture. Contribu
tions of wearing apparel, bedding,
and provisions should be atldressed
to the Red Cioss agent, Memphis,
IVnn., Vicksburg, Miss , atid Helena,
Ark. Signed, Clara Barton, Ban
roft Davis, Frederick Doug'ass,
Alex. Y. P. Garnett, Mrs. Omar and
R. D. Murray.
Tho Sunday I.nw.
San Francisco, Match" 23. The
caso of ono of tho violators of
tho Sunday law was tried in
tho police court to-day. The
culprit was not a member of the
League of Freedom, and to save
trouble and expense he plead guilt,
and was let off with $5 fine.
Jlenioi'iutli- .NominntloiiH.
Providence, R. I., March 23.
Tho Democratic State Convention
made the following nominations:
Horace A. Kendall, governor;
J. G. Perry, lieutenant governor;
Jonathan M. Wheeler, secretary of
state; Francis L. O'Reilly, attorney
general; Arnold L. Burdick, general
treasurer.
Htncks.
New York, March 23. Stocks
are: Silver bars, 114J; money, 1G;
governments unchanged; stocks,
weak; Western Union, 80; quick
silver, 11-V; Pacific, 42; Mariposa, 2;
Wells Faigo, 12S; N. Y. Central,
132; Erie,37; Panama, 100; Union
Pacific, 114$; Bonds, 115; Central
Pacific, 02i; Bonds, 114; Sutro, .
Nuinll-I'ox.
Chicago, March 22. There wero
fifteen cases of small-pox and seven
deaths to day, the largest record
since July; cause, cold weather.
J'.levator Humeri.
MooitEiiEAD. Minn., March 32
Barnes & McGill's elevator burned at
Hawley Tuesday night with 1,500,
000 bushels of "wheat. Total loss,
$2(10,000; insurance $135,000.
Tns Hunt Rxnloslnn.
Philadelphia, March 23. The
tug boat Henry C. Spr tt exploded
her boiler this morning killing four
men. George Scully, captain, was
blown over a housetop on Water
street.
31umoiiIi 3IkI!th.
Tucson, March 23 The now ma
sonic hall hero will bo dedicated to
morrow with grand ceremonies, and
the grand lodge of Arizona will bo
formed. Delegates from four lodges
are here.
Longfellow' t-'lrst I'ortu.
When our great poet was 0 yeais
old his master wanted him to write a
composition. Little Henry, like all
childri'ti, shrank from the undertake
ing. His master said:
"You can write, can you not?"
"Yes," was the reply.
"Then you can put Words toge
ther?" "Yes, sir."
"Then," said the master, "you may
takayour slato and go behind the
schoolhouse, and then you can tell
what il is used for, and what is to
be done with it, and that will be a
composition."
Henry took his slate and went out.
He went behind Mr. Finney's barn,
which chanced to be near, and soeing
a fine turnip glowing up, ho thought
he knew what that was, what it was
for, and what would be done with it.
A half-hour had been allowed to
Henry for his first undertaking in
writing compositions. In half an
hour he canied in his work, all ac
complished, and tho master is said to
have been affected almost to tears
when he saw what little Henry had
done in the short time:
MR riSNET'STCrNIl-.
Mr. Finney h id a turnip,
Audit areu, nml Itgrew;
And It L'lw behind the biru,
And the tnrnlp nld no harm.
And It eiuu, and it tirew.
Till it could riow no taller;
Then Mr Muney took It up
And put In the cellar.
There It lae, tncre It lay,
'till il btmn in rot.
When hi" iliughtu' Susie nhed il,
And slu put it In the por.
Then ihe bo 1 'd It and bollid It,
A4 Intl.: as fhu Mas ivhlu;
Then hl dmg Ut Lizlu to k it
And 'hu put it on the table.
Mr. Kinney and his wife
Rolh f il douu to sup.
And tlicyiit", tindthy ate.
Until they atu Die turnip up.
A Million Outturn.
In answer to ar inquiry by Assistant-Secretary
French, the govern
ment actuary, Mr. E. B. Elliott,
has furnished the following in
lormation as to tho weight of a
million of standard gold dollars, and
that of the same number of standard
silver dollars:
The standard gold dollar of the
United States of gold nine-tenths'
fine 25-S grains, and the standard
sliver dollar contains of silver of
nine-tonths' fineness 412.5 grains.
One million standard gold dollais,
consequently, weigh ' 25,800,000
grains, cr 53,750 ounces troy, or
4,47!) 1-0 pounds troy of 5,700 grains
each, or 3,0'S3.71 pounds avoirdupois
of 7,000 gr ins each, or 1 843-1000
"short" tons of 2,000 pqunds avoir
dupois each, or 1 015-1000 "long"
tons of 2,240 pounds avoirdupois
each.
Ono million standard silver dollars
weigh 412,500,000 grains, or 850,375
ounces troy, or 71,014.58 pounds
trov, or 58,02S 57 pounds avoirdupois
or 29 404 1000 "short" tons of 2,000
pounds avoirdupois each, or 2G 307
1000 "long" tons of 2,240 pounds
avoirdupois each.
In round numbers, the following
table represents tho weight of a mil
lion dollars i'i the coins named:
Tons.
Sinudnrd uollcnln 1";
Sjtinilnril Iiurtolti 2rf?i
Sit sldnry siller culii 23
Minor coin. 0 cent nickel , 100
thoff
CORONER'S INQUEST
On the Body of the Late Mor
gan S-. Earp.
Sprnee. Mtltlwell. I'rt-U .tint Two III-
iliiuiH nllreed to he ImpUt-mcit
Iu the AHsa-ninutlon.
The coronet's jury having llnishul its
labor ot investigating into the killing of
Morgan 5. Katp, on Saturday night . l.isf,
ami Cm oner Matthews having filed his ic
port of the same, with a transcript of the
evidence and verdict of the jury, with the
clcik of the district coutt, as requited by
law, the EriTAm publishes the same iu
connected furm for the benifit of iis nu
merous icult-rn ami the public generally.
It is seldom that a jury of investigation
are enabled to bring out so strong mi ar
ray of evidence upon a pieliminury exam
ination as in the present case. Uuf'ortu
i.ately for the cause of law anil order, the
violent taking oil' of Stillwell, at Tucson,
on Monday night, has put Itltn beyond ih
leach of earthly tribunals. Peter Spence
liasbunenilereii himself to the sheriff and
is now in custody. His exatntnalien will
conic up bel'wi e J uilge Wall ice ut 10 o'clock
to-mortow morning.
Certificate) of the t'nroner
Territory of At izona, county of Cocnise,
ss: I hereby cutify that the following
and annexed panels cont .in a tianscript
of the testimony submitted to a Jury ot iD
quest tmpanneled by me as coroner ot
Cocldeo county, A. T, iu the town of
Tombstone, A. T, on March 19, 1B82, to
inquire into when, where and by what
means one Morgan S. Earp came to thij
death, and that the finding of said jury
was that his death was caused, as tic be
lieve, from the etl'ect ot a gunshot or pistol
wound on the night of March 17, 18S2, by
Peter Spence, Frank Stillwell, one John
Doe Fteeze anil an Indian called Charley,
and another Indian, name unknown.
II. M. Mathews,
Coroner Cochise County, A T.
EVIDENCE IN TIM: CASE.
Dr. G. E. Goodfellow was the first wit
ness ulio was called iu this case and tes
tified to seeing Morgan S. Earp on the
flour of Campbell & Hatch's saloon after
he was shot. The doctor also stated as to
the nature of the wound, and the probable
cause of death. Witness knew nothing ot
the circimstances which led to the wound.
The wounded man lived fiomhalf to three
fourths of an hour after he an ived.
Dr. "W. S. Miller saw Mr. Earp before
Dr. Goodfellow, and corroborated all the
tciuaiks of the last named.
Itobert Hutch was thin sworn and testi
fied to having been ut the theater on (he
night of the killing; that he nent trout
there to his place of business and met
Morgan Earp at the door, who saiJ, "I
will play you a game of puol," and they
went to die back tnd of the billiard renin
and commenced to play; they placd one
game iitul started on the second. Witness
hud the cue iu his hand, iu the act of mak
ing a play, was ut the cud ot the table
next to the back of the saloon. Earp was
at his right and close to him with his
back lo the door. Just nt that time thcie
wero two gun or pistol shots almost si
multaneously, did not know at that mo
inent where they came from, got out of
range ol Hie iloor, just at that moment
witness saw Earp fall. In about eiuht or
ten seconds witness passed through the
card room into the b ick yard but cou'.il
not see any one as it was very dark.
SlIKKMAN W. MCMASTKUS
was present in the saloon nt the time the
shooting was done, saw the shooting, but
did not see Earp fall, us witness dropped
on the floor at the time, expecting more
shots would be fired. Alterwurd witness
went with Mr. Holland out into the hick
Yard, hut could see no one. He stated lo
Inning his own theory as to the gang who"
u hi the snooting, but might be mistaken.
D O. TIPTON
was next called, who tcstilled to being in
the saloon, bitting near llietaulc whcic
Morgan was playing pool, that on hearing
shots witness ran to the front door, sup
posing them to havo come from that way,
lie ufternatd went luck i.nd assisted in
looking after .Morgan. They had had no
trouble with anyone during the day; had
bi'eu at the theater, also hud been Warned
to lo.ik out, as some of them would catch
it that night. Witness had been warned
sever.i' times before, by business men es
peciully. 3
I'AT HOLLAND
was in the card room at the time, fitting
in a chair efosc to the side door leading to
the p issage. Ou hearing the shot he ran
into the passage way buLcouldsec no one;
on coming back thtee men came out from
the saloon aimed, and tearing they might
take him for one of the men who did the
shooting, he went around through the Oc
cidental. He did not think anyone could
Irive gone down the alley way to Fremont
sttcel, as he did not see them, and wai out
not out over eight seconds after the shoot,
ing.
ISUC ISAACS
was in the saloon ncirthe stove talking to
some gentlemen. Saw E irp fall imme
diately after the shooting, and rushed out
with the crowd to see what was the mat
ter. MARIETTA U. SI-KNCL',
being sworn, testified us follows: Reside
in Tombstone, and am the wife of Peter
Spence; on last Saturday, the 18lh of
March, was in my house on Fictnont
street; for two dajs my husband was not
home, bufin Charleston, but came home
about 12 o'clock p. m. Saturday. He came
with two parties, one named Freis, a Ger
man; I don't know the others n-uw', but
he litcs in the house of Manuel Aculo.
E tcli one hud a rifle. Immuliaiely alter
arriving, he sent a man to take care of the
horses and take them to the house of Man
uel Aeusto. They then entered the fiont
loom and began to converse with Fiauk
Sillwel!. When they Mulshed, Frank Slil
well went out and Spence wmt to bed.
This is all that happened that night.
Spent e remained in bed until 9 o'clock a.
m. Sunday. Ft els slept there. The other
man went to his li'iusc on Friday and
stayed all day; went out Friday night,
but returned in a shoit time to slerp. Sat
urday he was out all day and up to 12
o'clock at night, when Spmce came in.
Thetc was an Indian with Stilwell called
('barley. He was armed wilh a pistol and
carbine. He left Saturday moining with
Slilwell and camu back wilh him at 12
o'clock at night, and left about two hours
alter Stilwell did. Both Charley and Stil.
well were armed with pistols and carbines
when tliev returned to the house Stturday
night. The conversation between Spi'tirc
and Stilwell and the others was currkd on
in a low tone. They appeared to be talk
ing some secret. When they came In 1
got oul of bud to receive them, and noticed
they were excited; why, I don't know. Stil
well came in the house about an hour be
finu Spi'tict" and tin- ilher two. Stilwell
uruught me a dispatch from B,,ence, sa ing
he would be up from Charleston thatnigheTi AMnTUCD fll I IMf
(aatuiday); received it ubout 2 o'clock n O I ILL AWU I HtH itiLLINu. '
tue Hay. 'Ihink butuce Iell last
light (the 20ih). for Sonota. Dnu't
now positively that he went. On
uiiilay morning Spence told me to
get brmUUsl about 0 o'clock, which
11 ilia tiller we had a nuuirel. duritiL'
winch he struck me and my mother, una
liuitug which he threatened lo shoot me,
when my mother told him he woQlJ have
to show her too. His expression was. th.it
if I said u word about something 1 knew
about he would kill me; thai he was
going to Sonoraaud would leave my dead
body behind him. bpenee didn't Iell me
so, bul I know he killed Morgan Earp; 1
think he did it, because he at rived at the
house all of n tremble, and both the others
who came with him. Spcnec's teeth were
chattering when he came In. 1 asked il
he wauled something to eat, and he said
he did not. Myself and m ither heard the
shots, and it w.is u little alter when Stil.
well and the Indian, Charley, came in,
ami irom one half to thtee quaiters of an
hour after bpence uud the other two men
came. 1 think thai Spence and t e oilier
iwu men, although they might have nr
rived during the night, had lett their hot
scs otlteide ot town, and after the shoot,
ing, had gone and got them. 1 judged
they hud been doiug wrong Irom me con
ililioii, while ami trembling, in which they
arrived. Spence tiuU the two men had
been fur several d 13 s in the habit ot leav
ing home in the rcMdle of 1 lie day and le
luiumg in the middle of the night, but
Ihcy necr lelurued iu the same condition
us ihey did ou that night, and, after hear,
ing the next morning, ot Earp's death, I
came to the conclusion that Spence and
the others had doue the deed. Have mil
seen ihe Indian, Charley, since that night;
do not know whete he is. Four days ago,
while mother and myscll were standing ai
Silence's house, la.klng wilh Spence and
Ihe Indian, Moigan Earp passed by, when
Spence nudged the Indian and said, "Thai's
him; that's htm." The Indian then started
down the street so as lo get ahead ol him
and get a good look al him. Frcis is u
German who works lorAcusloas teamster.
Think he was with Spence Satutday night
and assisted iu killing Earp, also blilwell
and Indian Charley.
JIllS. KKANCISCO CASTItO
was sworn and testified as follows: I have
heard ihe testimony ot my daughter, Mr.
Spence It is all true. Kuow nothing mure
than w hut she testified, and I lully corrobo
rate all thai she has said.
lilitUGS GOODUICII.
On the 18th, Wyatt Ear) said to me: "1
think they weie aftir us last night. Do
jou kuow anything ubout it?" 1 replied,
"So." I was not down there. He then
said: "Do you think we are in any dan'
ger?" I said Ihey were liable to get it in
ihe neck at any lime. He said, "I dou'l
notice anybody particularly in towu now
any of the crowd." I said, "I think I see
some str.mgeis here that 1 think arc after
jou." 1 said, "By the way, John liiugo
wanted me to say toyod, that if any light
came up between ou all, that he wanted
ou to understand thai he wouul have
nothing to do with it; that he was going
to look out for himself, and anybody else
could do the situe." I think, from whal
Frank bnlwell said, that there woulu be
some trouble. He said thuc were seme
bojg 111 luwn who would toe the mark, and
the worst of 11 Was the Eaips would think
he was iu it, as they did 1101 like in in. 1
tola him 1 would tell them the same tot
linn as 1 hail tor John Itltigo, and he said
no, that he would rather die than lei them
Kuow thai he cared a dauiu what Ihey
thought. I udvised him tu keep off llie
street of nights, uud then he would be able
to prove i.u alibi. I sailwo men ou Sat
unlay night, alter the theater whs out,
standing on the oppo le comer ol the
slteel. They uppeatetl to be watching
someone, i'hev then Went up Fiemoul
slleel to Ftllh slreel al least, one did; the
oilier went down street. 1 could nut rec
ognize them.
CO110.S Elt'S VEllDICT.
The following is the verdict of the jury:
We, the uudeisigued, a jury empauiieled
by ihe Coroner ot Cochise eouutt.Tetri
lory of Arizona, to inquire whose body is
that submitted to our inspection, when,
whom, and by what means he catue to his
death, alter uewing the body uud hearing
such testimony as tias bi-en brought before
us.liud that his name was Morgan S.Etrp,
uge about 29 e trs, u native of Iowa, ami
thai became to his death In -the cltv ot
Tombstone on the ISth dny of March, lb32,
in the saloon of Campbell & Hatch, in
said tow u, by reason ol a guushot or pistol
wound iiiflicle-d al the hands of Pete
Spence, Flank Stilwell, a parly by ihe
name of Fieis, aud two Indian half
breeds, one whose name is Chailie, but the
name of the other was not asceitai'ied.
Signed, J. IS. McUowau, Win. liourlaud,
Thomas li. Sorin, E D. Leigh, Vi . 11.
Kealii, Kobett Upton and P L. aeatuaus.
TosinsioNK blasts a lady resident wVo,
notwithstanding the troubled spirit of the
times, dares to wear the badge of a deputy
bherilf. She ought to lead the posse.
Deputy, Siilkifk Bell arrived from
Charleston to-day 111 charge of Indian
Charlie, charged with the murder of Mor
tran Earp. Charlie was a little play fill in
Charleston a day or two since, and shot ut
a man, shot out some lights, etc
I.Ol.AI. l'i:ifM.VALM
Ejeulcnant IS. Frank Hull, accompanied
by his brother, J. K. P. Hull ot St. Mary's,
Pennsylvania, arrived in Tombstone on
Tuesday. Lieutenant Hall Is well known
in Tombstone as one of the owners in
Grand Ceniud South.
Sheriff Paul, of Pima county, is at pres
ent in the city.
Mr. Geo. T. Hussell, for a long time fore
man in the EeiTAni olllce, is very low at
the hospital with caneir of the stomach.
Dr. Goodlellow lenders him all the tned
cal atu ndance pi ss ble, and makes him as
comfortable as his case will admit of.
Hon. IS. L. P'-il riturncd Tuesday even
ing from a v'sit to his daughter, .Miss
Jessie Ped, at er-Govem ir Pcsquif ra's, at
la liacanocln, on the Sonora rher. Miss
Jisiie has b en quite ill, but was convales
cent wlun her father left for his home in
Tombstone. The governor and his family
will remain at their rancid) la ISucunochi,
which is said to be one of the finest in Ha
noi a, until summer, when they will return
to la Cananea, where they wilj.rcm.im dur
ing the list weather.
J. S. McCoy, Esq , retuinid to the ilua
chuca8 to-day, whither he has gone in look
after his water works. Ho wa accom
naiiied by his wife and Miss Bessie Brown,
who have gone just for the trip.
Mrs. Edward Hudson, of Tucson, is vis
iting in the city.
Gen. II. G. Hollins is iu Tucson.
lien Titus and T. It. Sorin hate gone to
Tucson as delegates to institute a Masonic
grand lodge.
Hugh Percy is in town from Durham
ranch.
A. Carroll, Esq., of Huachuca, arrived
in town jistc.day and hai registered at
Brown's.
Dead This
The Art Muunoxed to In
the i:arjiti.
the Woik ut
This afternoon Theodore D. Judah came
in from Pile Spcuce's wood camp, in the
South pass of the Dragoon, and gae an
EriTAril leporter Ihe following inlorma
tion: Yesterday lr morning, about 11
o'clock, Wyatt and Warren Earp, Doc
Holliday, McMuslcrs, Texas Jack and
Johnson came into the camp and inquired
for PeteSpenee and Indian Charley; also
as to the number of men there, and their
whereabouts. Judah Informed them that
Spence was in Tombstone, and that a Mex
ican "amed Floicutlnn was looking lor
some stock which had strayed away. Ju
dah indicated the direction taken by the
Mexican, and the party immediately left
asdiucted, passing over u hill which hid
tuein from view. A few minutes later ten
or twelve shots were heard. Floerntina
not leturning, this morning Judah pio
ccidrd iu search of him, and lound the
b.-dy noi Jar from the camp, riddled with
bullits. Judah immediately came to town
with the news. He states that had the
shcrifTs pose come a mile further, they
would hate had all the information they
wanted.
Nearrh for the la.rp Tarty.
Sheriff Bchun lift with a posse of some
fitteeu or sixteen men, among whom were
John Hingo, Fin Clauton and several otli.
ers of the cowboy clement, together with
Roine of the permanent residents of Tomb
stone. They went out ns far as the Dra
goons where they got track of the party
they weie iutcr, and trucked them back
(so they saj) to within four miles of town,
where the trail became obliterated by the
passing travel. It is supposed by some
that they are now within easy reach of
rombstone,
iioc.ii. him.in ri:itH.
The case of Pete Spence,. charged with
shooting Morgan Earp, w ill come up to
morrow morning at 10 o'clock.
Tub practice, very generally indulged
in. of throwing diitv, greasy, sewir water
into the streets ought to be put a stop to.
Mil. IS. A. Packauu returned from the
Dragoons Iat evening, and reported that
the Earp party hud, hut a short time be
fore his arrival, gone through South pass,
moving south. He made the drive from
South pass to town in forty-eight minutes.
Ladils and gentlemen ill do well to
it-ad the advertisement of P. W. Smith &
Co., to be found In the city column f this
issue. Tliev adtertlse the finest anc! cheap
est line of giKds cer brought to Tomb
stone. The new prize billiatd table for the
Tombstone Club has armed, and is In
place In the hall. Il is made by Stralde &
Co., and Is a premium table, being valued
at $1,000. though the club purchased It at
reduced rates.
Be it known to the Nugget or any other
person that the Epitaph published tho
name of "Fieizc" as il appears in the
tecords of the coroner, and, furthermore,
that the man's name is neither Freeze nor
Freis, but simplyFiedetick Bode, as it
appeals in the warrant of arrest.
It is to be hoped ihat no inconvenience
has or will be worked Mr. W. A. Ficcze
by the appearance ot a similar name in
the proco dings held befoie Coroner Mat
thews in the Earp case. Mr. Y. A. Freeze
is a quiet, nice gentleman, with hosts of
tiiends and no euimies iu Tombstone.
The popular lruil store ot Woudhcad &
Gay, ol which Mr. Fiank N. Walcott is
the efficient manager in this city, will
shortly move to u line, largo new. store on
Fifth stivel, near Fiemont. The location
will be moie convenient for housekeepers.
Deputy Shekii-t IIkulfoiid arrested
John Doc Freeze this morninc on charge
of having assisted in the killing of Mor
gan Earp. The prisoner, on being brought
helore Judge Wtiliace, gave his name as
Fiederick Bode, aud he wa3 committed to
jail to await examination.
Mil. Thomas E. Atkinson, of P. W.
Smith's, informs m that he hus on his list
seventeen nanus tor the Spanish class he
is organizing. Due to thi- laiga numb r,
he sujs, Mr. Corellu will have lWi. clas
ses which will meet un alte nate days
ihree times u week. For further infor
mation see Mr. Atkinson.
A cektain promising young dep
uty sheriff of this county hav.ne an U
tachment against tic property of one t,f
the residents of this citt, proce ded to his
residence and in carrying out his orders
attempted to take a huge plate glasi m r
lor, when lol the mistriss ot (hi house
conlionted him. annul with a hatchet,
threatening to dusli the gl.iss iu a thousand
pieces if il was removed. Undo ibte dy
Ihe young deputy had heard of "George
-mil his little hatchet." but a beautiful
lady with the keen edged ucapm seemed
to stagger him. And then, it may not
have been quite clear t the d. s. as to
whether it was the glass or himsc f that
would hi- shattered. It is not necessary to
add that he letircd to 1 edict, but not iu
ihe iduss.
Slorc Htam'.iH.
From tho Plicnlx Mazcttc, Marc 1 20.
For over a year past tho Central
Arizona Mining Co. have contem
plated the addition of twenty stamps
to their mill at the Vulture mine.
This project has at last ttketi cb-fitiite
form, as .Mr. Spooner, the company's
agent, informs us that ho has sent
to a San Francisco foundry an order
for and specifications of that number
of stamps, together with additional
machinery thereby necessitated.
This will givo the Vulture mil orn
hundred stamps. There are now 16 )
men employed in and around thi
mill anil mine, by the compa y, and
when the new stamp- are tut up,
work will be given to a greater number.
A Mexican Found
Mornlii"-.

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