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fpttepf)- X n " . VOL. IlI.-NO. 42. TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, APRIL 24, 1882. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR. WEEKLY EPITAPH. or or Six-Page Edition. TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA. APRIL SI, ISSi. This Page is from the Daily of Thursday, April 22. E A flno iptclmcn of Torabstono ellveroro tent by mall notiald on receipt of $ lor one year's subcrlpilonttdth Tombstone Epitaph. Address Epitaph Fifntlng and mhllnhlng Co . Tomhttone. Arizona. MAN CARLOS. Under present management tlie reservation at San Carlos is a stand ing; menaco to the peace, seourity and prosperity of tho whole country. The evil effects of these repeated outbreaks are but little if any worse in tho immediate) vioinity of the res ervation than tat Prescott, Tucson or Tombstone. Outside of tho territory no distinction is made as to localities: it'MI Arizona, nnd is not tl.o dan ger peculiarly an Arizona one. Wo now, as wo did at tho time of the Oc tober outbreak, believe the present trouble could have been avoided by reasonable diligence in ithe line of precautionary measures. A feoling of insecurity has been expressed at the agoncy from timo to time since tho execution of tho scouts who took part in tho murder of Captain Hontig and tho Cibicu massacre. Loco and his Warm Spring Indins have always been more or less recalcitrant, and were known to be deeply in sympa thy with Juh's band both before and since tho fall trouble, ahd strong sus picions have existed since the reno gades took up their residenco in So nora that there had been constant communication between Juh and the reservation. General Howard was reasonably satisfied of that fact when here in Tombstone recently. This state of facts existing, it would have seemed to be but the part of pru dence to have so surrounded Loco and his band with the peaceablo and friendly residents on the reservation, that at the first movement toward in subordination they might have been hurled Into eternity with the same impunity that one would kill a viper or slay a beast of prey. From our dispatches wo gather that no precautionary steps had been taken whatsoever, and that when sus picion of a spirit of revolt was aroused it was too late to bring the insur gents to terms, and tho result has been a serious loss of innocent lives, with an uncertainty qf when and where the trouble is to end. Wero there any probability that tho general government could be made to see the absolute desirability of a removal of this ulcer spot of 'San Carlos frftm our midst we should be only too glad to have it done, but as we believe there is no such reasonable hope, then, in God's name, we say, let us have no more of this milk and water business in the management of San Carlos. Let the Indians be disarmed and make it a death penalty for them to be found off the reservation and strictly enforce the law, and we be lieve that these periodic outbreaks will cease. A goody, goody policy with tho "noble red man (!)" never did nor never will command respect. Our Indian policy has been a dis grace to tho nation from its earliest days to tho present, and bids fair to go on in tho same ignoble groove until the various tribes are worn our, or the people are, working for their support. So long as we feed and clothe them we have a right to exact perfect obedience, and peace on their part TiiE eastern press is mistaken abont Secretary Teller's opinion in regaid to the Indian question. It is startling, but, after all, it is conserv ative. He believes that the govern ment should keep its treaties with them, and that they should bo made to work. It is net his theory, how ever, that they ought to have lantt in severalty, and in this ho is wrong. They ought to have land" in several ty, and the lands should bo six feet by two, with an Indian carefully planted in each alloted section. Den ver Tribune, Thk National Mining and Indus trial Exposition at Denver, Colorado, appears to bo in good hands. Prep arations have so far advanced that it is annouueed that it will bo opened on the first of August. Tho associa tion which has tho enterprise in charge has purchased forty acres of land; has accepted tho plans for the building, and is promised abundant funds. Its situation is advantageous for a display of all things which per tain to raining indurtries and tho ex hibition bids fair to bo interesting and of boncfjt to all metallurgical science. Ago of Steel. TJK Missouri papors are trying ther best to have Governrr Critten den assassinated ' for his unfeeling conduct towards tho lato .lessr? Jnmos, E-;n. LATEST TELEGRAMS. (Spccltl Dispatches to thu Kpmni) TIIK IXDIA.V WAR. The JtencgndeH Having It All Their uvvh way. Tucson, April 22. In reply to a dispatch sent by Governor F. A. Tritlo to General Willcox as to the movements of Schofield's command, tho following was received lato last night; WuirrLK Barracks, April 21. Governor Tritle, Tucson: Schofield's cavalry went first to protect the San Carlos agency, whoso chief of scouts had been killed, and hearing that the hostiles had gone up Ash creek, he swam tho Gila river with his troops but could not cross his pack train. Ho reports that ho pursued and scat tered tho Cbirioahuas and returned to Thomas for rations. His cavalry is now on tho'horth side of tho Gila, it being noccssary"to ferry thatstream by iboat at Thomas, with a train of provisions and ammunition, and aro now under Col. Perry's orders on the trail, bcully toports yesterday that tho bodies of three prospectors were .found on tho Apache road and bur ied, btovens, of haglo creek, re ports from Safford that ho thinks sevon men, one woman and two children wero killed. All the troops are in rapid march toward the upper pila. Quito a force under Col. For syth has? gone to Stephens' pass to intercept tho Indians, believed to be likely to go that way. Willcox, Commanding Dep't. Iletrent or Lieutenant Hands. Fort Thomas, April 21. Lieut. Sands, with B troop of the Sixth cav alry, had a running fight with the In dians about noon to-day. They killed ono Indian and c.iptured his horse, which they brought to Thomas this evening. As there were over one hundred Indians ho had to retreat, not having more than thirty men in his Command. The troops will like ly start out again to-morrow. Mr. McMurren says he was shot at by Indians to-day about ono mile north of this place. Holdtcr Accidentally Killed. Fort Grant, April 21. Private James Johnson, of company H, Twelfth infantry, a teamster driving ono of the teams accompanying Col. Stacey's command from Willcox to Fort Grant, was accidentally run over by his wagon near Fort Grant to-day and almost instantly killed. His body will be interred at this place to-morrow. Texan Train Robbery. CIiicago, April 22. A Times' Dallas, Texas, special says the Texas train robbers came out of their rendezvous itrthe canyon and moun tain fastnesses of Upper Brazos county last night, and when the train from San Francisco on the Texas Pacific road pulled up at Ranger Station spur, they took possession. There were five robbers, all armed to tho teeth. Tho leader entered tho express oar, commanding the mes senger to throw up his hands. The colored porter made a dash for the passenger coach and roused three Texas rangers, who had been travel ing on the trains for several weeks as a guard. When they reached the outside tho jobbers opened fire on them, keeping captive the train men as breastworks. The rangers returned fire but without effect. Af ter the leader had robbed the express car tho gang retired in single file, making tho train men follow between them and the rangers until they were out of danger. It was nearly an hour before the train men got back to the cars. Tho robbers did not molest tho United States mails or the passen gers. The messenger states that tho robbers secured less than $500. It is generally believed, however, that a very ltrge haul was made. The rail road officials profess to know who the robbers are and prediot their capture. The Htavers or Jesse James. Atchison, April 21. A special to this oity says it is positively known that Frank James is at the head of a movement whioh has for its aim the extermination of all the parties whose names are associated with the death of his brothor. St. JosEm, April 21. Tho mes senger with the Governor's pardon for tho Ford boys has not yet ar rived. They are still in ail. To day tho Sheriff of Ray county served warrants on Robert and Charles Ford for complicity in the murder of Woodhite, ono of the James gang, in Ray county. Tho Ford boys aro disconcerted at this turn of affairs. The Enrp Party In Iitllnols. Tucson, A. T., April 22. A Citi zen special from Cotton says: Virgil Earp has received a letter from his brothers in Illinois. The boys say they loft the country for fear of kill ing some good men. They will take steps to return at an early day. Effect or Coal Oil Kindling. Laramie, Wy., April 22. Mrs. Theodore P. Henkell was burned to death to-day at Carbon. She was starting a fire with coal oil when the can exploded. Her body was burned beyond recocnition. Loss or the Itodeers Confirmed. New York, April 21, Speoials from Irkutzk confirms the loss of tho Rodgers and tho comparatively com fortablo condition of the crew. Fears are expressod for tho safety of Mol ville and party, now searching for Do Long, t ernblo storms - tJiP Ptnintrw -'- ' ..,o swept .. ....ice his departure. WEEKLY MNING REPORT. Delving Among: the Lower Lev els for Plnnchas la Plata. Mteady .and Upward Progress Tombstone Mines. in No mineral district within the United States litis made so wondertul progress in development within the last four years as the territory of Arizona. It only seems like a day when we look back to tho dis covcry of tho mines of Tombstone which have proven the chief factor in working the great revolution in this then land of tho Apache. It Is true that betorc this most notable discovery there had been mines which had yielded large amounts ot bullion, and that had paid their owners handsomely for a short season. Notablo among theso wero the old Vulture, near Wickenburg, the Peck, near Prescott, and some of the Castle Dome mines on the Colorado. Exhaustion hud closed the Vulture, litigation the Peck, and other causes had lessened the product of tho less, noted mines of tho early days of Arizona, until the' whole country was looked upon by mining operators as being quite or nearly as destitute of valuable mineral deposits as it was desert and bar ren in its general aspect. Tho discovery of the bonanzas of the Tombstone com pany and that of the Contention created scarce a ripple in the Pacific coast mining circles, so prejudiced were the operators of San Francisco against anything east of the Colorado river, and in fact tho tone of public sentiment there is but little bet ter to-day than It was four years ago, not withstanding the millions that have been poured into her lap from this adjoining country., Tho bullion product for tho calendar year ending December 31st, 1880, Is estimated by the director of the mint at $5,GG0,C01. That for tho year 1881 was nearly $13,000,000, or a gain of fully $7,000,000. This shows tho enormous strides made in the short space of ono year, which we expect to see equaled, if not exceeded, this year, which will make Ari zona's output not less than $20,000,000, placing her second only to Colorado. Tombstone 31. & 31. Co. Are now hoisting ore through tho new incline air shaft in the Combination mine. Will make connection of the incline with the deepest workings of the mino at 105 feet, on Monday. The last 80 feet of the Incline was within the ore body all the way. This shaft simplifies and reduces the cost of working the mine, or vast ore body, very much, as it runs right into the heart of thebody and saves rchandling tho ore from tho upper Dam of tho mine, which had to be done when working through shaft No. 0, farther to the west. In tho Toughnut 300 level they aro running through bunches of. ore, showing that upon that level they are still in the region of probable large bodies. West Side is im proving somewhat. They have 22 inches of rich oro at 170 feet depth. The vein begins to incline toward the east as they descend upon it. East Side about the same as at last report Taken all in all everything is in a satisfactory .condition at the mines and mills. Grand Central. Tho west drift, COO level, new shaft, Is in 45 feet, all the way In very hard rock. At the old shaft the 600 level is looking very well in both drifts. Tho north drift is within 30 feet of the Contention line; tho south drift is m 103 feet The ledge con tinues to show strong, and tho ore is im proving. The 300 foot level, west lateral, is steadily improving. They aro down in the winze 55 feet, all the way in good ore. Have run crosscut into the same body on the 400 level and find it good at that point This is ono of tho most important developments made in the mine for a long time, and is second only to the great bo nanza struck nearly one year ago. The usual amount or ore goes to tho mill daily. Ulrard. On tho 150 level are stoping out a fine body of ore, which evidently extends down to the 200 level, as they are at work on a similar body on that level. The first of next week they will start an upraise from the 200 level to connect with the 150. Tho 300 level has improved steadily, and shows a largo and rich body of oro. The car samples from this body for Thursday and Friday gayo $155.14 and $110 respectively, of which 10 per cent was gold. The mill is now being run from ore from the mine, principally, but a small percentage of the low grado from the dump being run in with it From this time forward the pro ceeds will be better than heretofore. Contention Consolidated. Aro drifting west on the COO level, Flora Morrison shaft, being now in 100 feet Aro running north on the 500 foot level, having very good oro most of the way. They arc not in far enough to get tho rich ore body from the 400 level. Have started an up raise Irom the 500 level in which they have gone. From the 650 level, north shaft (formerly main hoist), have run 400 feet west. On the 500 level are in west 525 feet, the face of tho crosscut being in good ore. The usual amount of ore of tho former high grade is being sent to the mill. Up to the 11th Instant $44,302.24 on the April ac count of bullion had been received at the office In San Francisco. Big and Little Fedros. A survey has been made for a tunnel to run through Military hill, upon and around which are situate the Big and Lit tle Pedros, Honeycomb, Lima Consoli datedSide Wheel and other mines. The proposed tunnel is less than 1500 feet long, and will cut at a depth of nearly 300 feet a perfect network of most promising veins. The survey was made for Mr. C. Bilickc by Messrs. Parkes and Mason, and the map and secticnal view of the hill was made by Mr. Frank G, Ingoldsby, and is a splendid specimen of work. Tim enter. prise once canted out promts - " tho greatest hn"- - - ho f ruanco to this district Contact. It Is reported that George Hearst has given up the Contact, forfeiting the $15,000 ad- vanced and about $0,000 expended in work upon it, making, all told, $21,000, which he will lose. The owners are very well content that he should drop it for they havo assurances that they can make bet ter terms with other parties. It was hoped that Mr. Ileaist would take the mine, as that would have insured extensive expendi tures .n developments and for a mill. Every one admits him a good judge of a mine, but this maj prove another mistake of tho same character of tho loss of the original Tomhstoio mines which were bonded in his inte, ests. Time will tell. Old Guard. Mai a shaft down 220 feet, the lormation remaining unchanged, with the exception of an occasional 'mnch of ri-ch ore. Vi inzo on the Jul level north drift Is down 23 feet with about same grade and quantity of ore as at last report. The north "drift on the 80 foot.lcvel is in 15 fo et. havine verv rich orCi ''Hoisting about 5 tons of first.. class arid tho same amount of second class daily. VIzlna. The south drift on the 400 foot level is in CO feet, tho formation containing lime and quartz of a favorable character. North drift in 33 feci. West crosscut on 'the 100 foot level is in 83 feet. Slopes lookii'e and yielding as heretofore. Drift in tho Yreka running west Is in 19 feel. No oro going to tho mill this month. IngcrsoII. The usual development work is being done, with an oro output unchanged from former reports. Ore continu es to be hauled on the 1000 ton contract to the Boston mill. Up to last night tho bullion ship ments amounted to $27,934.8. Prompter. This mine adjoins the Sunset and is in close proximity to the Stonewall. It has been very extensively opened, there being five shafts upon the property, ranging from 25 to 200 feet deep, all of which show ore of a fair grade. It is believed that there is sufficient development to justify a mill on this properly, and wo shall be sur prised if within tho next year there is not one built at the dump of tho mine, draw ing its water supply from the Huachuca main, which will pass quite near to it. "IIUEAKFAHT-T VBIiK" TALK. Showing How Urcs.t .11 In (In linn In the Mama Channel. From the Brooklyn Engl.-, Maicb U. The liyin" masters of the novel In America may be counted on the finger. A score of era. c ful minor writers nover about the outer rim of mastership, but tho list of masters is short and sweet. I: is not now proposed to commit the tndiscrilton of naming thu list; It may, howev er, bo safely ventured that the names ol W D. Howell, Henry James, Il'rom tho Mngget, April 9. 1 "Quito true. Miss Jo ecihine, but that is much eiiBler said than done, for the living masters of the novel In America may be count ed on the fingers. A score of graceful minor writers hover about the outer rim of mastership, but the list of masters Is short and sweet. When wo mention the names f W. V. How ells, Henry James, trances noaecon uar. nett and Ueorco W, Frances Jioairson uur uctt, and George W. Cable are included. Little mention is made in the le I Cable, wo Include about v nett. i an lueru lire or u reuu ln,r." "What! do you disown all frontier nov elists!" "Well, yes, that is, in a literary point of view. True, Utile mention Is made In the wo ksofllowclls or ol James, of the torn ahawk, eca'plng-knheB, prairies, the noble red man, or even of tho grizzly bear character istics which were for merly Bupp ,scd Dy the unsophisticated for eigner to be trade marks of our llicrary produce. Yet, tbiiuyn linking these distinctive charms, they are es sentially American. They formnlate what may bo styled tho con ventional phase of our heterogeneous national character, 'the refined frivolity, esthetic pre dlUctions and the quick wit and nimble tongue whlcu especially mark tho large and increas ing class among us de nominated the wealthy and cultivated." "Why do ou fay 'de nominated tho wealthy and cultivated' with a tinge of sarcasm'" 'I'jrdon the sarcasm, If you so construe It, but you know that in America money may procure everything. It may even procure cul uie. Many of theso wealthy and cultured citizens arc the chil dren of parvenu parents who worked and scraped till their toll-vvo-n handa were hard and brown and their minds had stlfiened In the nar row moulds of trade, etc. works of Howell or of James of the tomabavvk, scalping knives, prai ries, the noble red sun, or even of tho grizzly bear characteristics which were formerly trade-marks of our liter ary produce. Yet, though lackiug these distinctive charms, thev ari, essen tially American. They formulate what may be styltd the conventional phase of our heteroge neous national charac ter. Tne refined nlvollty, esthetic pndllectiouH and the quick wit and nimble tongue which eB pecia.ly mark that large and Increasing clas among us denominated the wealthy and the cul tivated. In America money may firocure everything t may even procuru cul ture, says white h.lred Observer, laying a gentle stress npon the -maS.' Man of the wealthy and cultured citizens are the children of parvenu pa rents who worked and scraped till their toil worn hands were hard and brown aud tfielr minds had stiffened in the narrow moulds ol trade, etc. I.OUA1. HtM.IXTKItH. Go to church to-morrow. REPCnLiCAN Club meeting to-night A. sew saloon is lobe opened about May 1st, by Mr. Rafferty, at 510 Allen street. Fifty shares of Girard stock were sold this morning at 1.50 by liagg & Co., auc tioneers. Tub new stock of guns, pistols, cutlery, etc., just purchased at New York by Span genberg, is now arriving every day. Sesors Coiiella and Paredes left for Ochoa this morning. "Tbeymay go as lar as ban Pedro before they return. J. M. Clauk, N. Alexander, A. S. John son and R. J. Pryke have discovered a coal mine in the Whetstone mountains, about thirty miles from here. The outgoing stace v. as heavily loaded loday with passengers and baggage a pile of the latter. The incoming coaches come equally well loaded, so it's a stand off, you see. Aorahd ball on Wednesday etcnlng, a church social Tuesday evening and the entertainment by the Knights nf Pjthias Monday evening, will render society quite lively for next week. Eight horses were stolen yesterday from Senor Ellas, at the custom house, San Pedro. It is probably the work of the Bisbec murdeiers or sorao of their confed erates. Tomorrow thT. dedication ol the new .. at Neptune Wells will take place. Tho dance will begin at noon and con tinue until midnight There will be n chance for a good time. Mr. Brady will make all welcome who may favor him with their presence AT THE OJlK Jb'ACTOKY. A Woman and Her. Boy Call tor Cer tain Juror motion. From the Brooklyn Eagle. The other day a stout woman, armed with an umbrella and leading a small urchin, called, t the office of a INew York boys' story paper. 'Is this tho place where they fight Indians ?" sho inquired of the gen .tleman in charge. "Is this tibe place where the brave boy charges up the canyon and speeds .a bullet to the heart of the dusky red akin ?" And she jerked the urchin around by the car and brought the umbrella down on the desk. "Wo publish stories for boys, replied the young man, evasively. l'I want to know if theso a. the premises on which the-daring 1"J spridgs Upon his fiery mustang, an dartimr through the cirole of thun- derf truck savages, cuts the" captive's cords and bears him away before tho wondering Indians have recovered from their astonishment? That's the information I'm after ! I want to know if that sort of thing is perpe trated here ?" and she swung the umbrella around her head and launched a crackat the young man's cranium. "I don't remember those specific acts'," protested he. "I , ant to know if .this is the pre cinct whore tho adventurous boy I'umi's on the back of a buffalo and with unerring aim picks off one by one the bloodthirsty pursuers who bite the dust at every crack of the faithful, rifle! lW lookingt for the place where' this sort of thing hap pens!" and this time she brought the unlucky young man a tremendous whack across tho back. "I think !" commenced the dodg ing victim. "I'm in search of the shop in which the boy road agent holds, the quiver ing stage driver powerless with his glittering eye while he robs the male passengers with an adroitnoss born of long and tried experience, and kisses the hand of the lady passengers with a gallantry of bearing that bespeaks noble birth and a chivalrous nature I" screamed tho woman driving the young man into the corner. "I'm looking for the apartment in which the business is transacted!" and down came the umbrella with triumphant force on the-young man's head. "Upon my soul, ma'm-r-1" gasped the wretched youth. "I want to be introduced to the jars in which you, keep the boy scouts qf tho Sierras! Show me the hins full of bov detectives of the ! Point out to me the barrels full of boy pirates of the Spanish prairie main!" and with each demand she dropped the umbrella on the young man's skull until he skipped over the desk and sought safety in a neigh boring canyon. "I'll teach 'em!" she panted, grasp ing tho ear and leading him off. "I'll teach 'em to make it good or dance. Want to go fight Indians any more? Want to stand proudljr upon the pin nacle of tho mountain and scatter the plain beneath with bloeding bodies of uncounted slain? Want to 'hist!' in a tone that brokes no contradiction? Propose to spring upon tne taffrail and with a word of command send, a broadside into a ricblv laden galley, and then merci fully spare the beautiful maiden in the cabin that she may become your brido? Eh? Going to do it any more?' With eaoh question she hammored the yelping urchin until his bones were sore and ho protested his per. manent abandonment of all the glo ries enumerated. "Then come along," sho said, tak ing him by the collar. "Let mo catch you around with any more ramrods and carving kniyes, and you'll think the leaping, curling, restless, prairie fire has swept with a ferocious roar of triumph across tho trembling plains and lodged in your pantaloons to stay!" After Guiteau is hanged tho Amer ican people should make a move for the execution of the members of the firm that gets up tho electrotype likenesses of prominent men, with accompanying biographies,and which are sold at forty-five coins a column block to so-called .Pacific coast news papers. Tho proprietors of the pa pers that give publication to the fraud should bo imprisoned for life, and the subjects of the electrotypes and biographical sketches whoso pay ment for the same keeps up the in dustry should be relegated to the refuges for idiots. Daily Report. A CniNAMAH is not a beautiful ob ject. But for that matter, neither is a hoodlum. As between the two, the Chinaman is infinitely to be pre ferred. The doors of the Oriental will not be closed, even though the Democrats do start a paper In "Tombstone, sajs Joyce. The same good cheer may be found there then as now, and now as then. Afteu such a slegn of wind and dust and unpleasant weather generally, how beautiful a bright, calm day. as this ap pear! Arizona has Its rough climate, but it also has its full share of delightful wea ther, liiK people of the Methodist aud Pres- jyterian churches will worship together .o-morrow etcning at the Methodist church, when the Rev, I. - Robertson will preach. Qa acxt Sabbath evening all wU meet at the Presbyterian church, and Rev. J. P. Mclntyro will conduct the exer cises. It Is hoped that thq pubU will attend. TIMKIiY UE1K.TACI, A Jlonoaramlst IteallzcK Ills Bin l Xot Embracing Polygamy. From the Dcseret News. Let it bo rcmebered that the Chris tianity of this age did not adopt mon ogamy from reflection, from choice. It is not the creation of an enligh tened (?) modern thought, or mod ern statesmanship, or modern re ligious teaching. It is, so to speak, but an inherited accident. On the above text tho Laramie Boomerang discourses as follows: Great Heaven! can it be that we are a bigoted, overgrown monoga mist with only one lonely wife, and all this, too, in our blind adoration to "an inherited accident?" Can it, be that we are, after all, only - '-,'- and groping nloye to one-he tutions? Is it "possible that our an- c estors, whose revered w)d respected ash!S still rest in their far eastern sarco hagi, died ignorant of the fact that UkT J nothing but tho snid est of mo'oganHsts wftj.oux tho bles sed hope ot polygamous immortal ity? Hide oCr hame, yo ever.,tno hills: fall upon us ye rock-ribd battlements; mas. l ' us, yo calico en vironed mashers of Zion. Little did we dream when wo vedded our pres ent isolated wife and gave her a name at which the world grew pale that we had only partially complied with the divine inspiration. 'Little did we think when we adopted the foolish and criminal doctrine of monogamy and endowed our wife with a bucksaw and our personal liabilities that such a dazzling ray of light would be thrown by the News upon the social system. Times are changing all tho while. Old fogy ideas about the existence of a God and a happy home with only one wife aro gradually getting wiped out of existence, and a man has got to get up early and have breakfast by candle-light in order to keep up with the procession, but we don't propose to got left, tho victim to an inherited accident. No, indeed, as Dr. Watts has said: "While the lamp holds out to burn, there is still hope for tho old concern." If the editor of tho Deseret News thinks that he can march into the golden ultimately with a female col lege for a wife, and leave us hanging on the corner of a cloud with one ear, because we are a monogamist, he will get comparatively left. It is true, wo aro gettitig a little bald and homely, but there is still a chance for us to marry an emigrant train and be happv. If we can have a few years more in which to repent and get married, all may yet bo well. While the choir sings something mellow and soothing, will those who desire to be sealed please step for ward and help us stamp out the vile herd of monogamy ? Xew Arithmetic. In one field thera are seven horses. How many men will it require to properly conduct a villago dog fight? A merchant bought four barrels of sugar, seven barrels of molasses and two barrels of meal. Find what per cent of beans he mixed with his cof fee? A beggar met two boys; one gave him seven cents and the other gave him eight cents. Find the name of the third boy who hit him in the ear with a snowball? A man trades a $70 watch for a $45 shotgun, pays $3 for repairs and then exchanges it for a $30 horse which kicks a $28 cow t.j death and then dies of a broken heart. How much did the man lose when the lawyers got through with his case? Among the players in a poker room are three merchants, two alder men, four clerks, two lawyers, one butcher and ono grocer. A raid is made by the police, and all arc cap tured. Find how many of them "dropped in to see about selling tho poker man a horse ?" A county officer on a salary of $800 per year purchased two horses for C00, a carriage for $400, a set of silver for $200, four silk dresses for his wife at $60 each and played poker to tho tuno of $180. How much did ho save out of his year's salary and what ;s tho country going to do about it? A plumber is called upon to mend a leak in a water pipe. He sends an employe who surveys the leak; an other who courts the servant girl; a third who has forgotten his accorde on; a fourth to look after tho other three. lie sends in a bill for $412. At this rate how long will it tako the plumber to secure a mortgage on the opera house? 'John Hhermnn nn Arthur. Form the Baltimore San. The senate finance committee vir tually decided to-day to make an ad verso report on tho nomination of Lewis Buckncr, to be collector of itii ternal revenue of Fifth Kentucky district, to succeed Wm. S. Wilson, tho editor of tho Louisville Commer cial. Senator Sherman made the committee believe that Wilson was turned out because he was a friend of his during tho last presidential can vass, and Buckner appointed be cause ho was a Grant delegate to Chicago. Mr. Sherman declared at the committoe meeting that if this polioy was to be continued ho would make open war on tho provident, and force the administration to look to democratic votes to confirm future nominations, as he and his friends would not bo a party to turning out officers whose records arc good, and who havo not been in the govern ment service but'a year or two. niK pur.mim mscovnux. F -r Hundred Feet Square or Solid Copper Ore. 1"- .it the Florence Enterprise, AprU 15. ho most important copper find yet made in tho territory was re po.tcd to the Enterprise Thursday by ' Ir. G. W. Sharp, of Richmond Basin. The extent of the ledge in question is so great that we should feel doubtful as to the truth of the description given us, did wo not know Mr. Sharp to be a man of un impeachable veracity and a miner of cool and matured judgment, not lia ble to be deceived in a matter of this kind. The discovery was made on tho first of April by All-. Sharp and Elberl Jones. It is located in a little basin on the top of the moun tain which rises between jthtr-Gila river and Walnut Grove, about six miles ahovo Buttd. It is three miles from the river to the claim, and a gradual ascent', up which a good wagon road can be graded at a small cost. The ledge shows on the sur face for a distance of 3000 feet, and averages from 400 to GOO feet in width. The whole of this surface shows ore in some form, and at one point the Icdgo shows without a jj ak an ore surface 400 feet square, v Mch every variety of copper ore , '' The predominant varieties Kt.nn!. are black oxide, mala atthwpoiu red oxide and conper ln,'oaZT. ', d runs northeast and filance. The leu . ,f r!tMnT -ho discoverers mined at present, x 4 located four parallel okTS U5?J" ively, tho Orient, the CoKef "Jg the Occident and the Zephy. ' . lead they call the Copper Basin . t, ' Threo parties are interested in t. claims, namely, G.JN. Sharp, Elbert Jones and Thomas'' C. Smith. The lattor gained his interest by staking the prospectors. This camp will bo tributary to Florence, there being a good wagon road leading from here to tho point on tho river where the discoverers located their mill sites. It is about twenty.-fivo miiles from here to the claims. 31rs. Mhcrnian'H Inflncnce. The announcement from Pittsburg that the white veil of the order of Sisters of Mercy was, on Thursday, in that city, conferred on Miss El eanor Ewing, niece of Mrs. General Sherman, revives the uneasy talk that is always lying behind many lips, relative to the influence of the Catho lic church in the war department through Mrs. General Sherman. A great many of those who personally like tho general and bis wife would feel moro comfortable if the bill re tiring army officers at 62, as those of tho navy are retired, could become a law. The general reached that age on February 8th, but he is not a man to retire voluntarily from a position of so much prominence and emolu ment; perhaps none of us would, in his circumstances. Mrs. Sherman stands at the head ot all the Roman Catholic women in America. She has received from the Pope the high est testimonial of his favor the Golden Rose a tribute presented only to crowned heads. She is a woman of great force and sweetness of character, and a thorough devotee. She made her oldest soti a Jesuit priest against the darling projects of the general. She made her sister the controlling head of one of the greatest Jesuitical institutions of the country, and she is asserted to con trol nearly half the appointments in the war department. The brain of Thomas Ewing perpet uates itself in her. As a working Catholic she is certainly to be ad mired, but her subtle influence in army affairs is feared by many. Emma Janes' Washington Letter to Philadelphia Press, March 31. Tho Uood Father. "Father," began the innocent child, ' as he leaned on his parent's knee, "aro you an awful good man." "Yes, I hopo so, my son." "You wouldn't cheat anybody out of a cent, would you?" Of course I wouldn't. Why do you ask?"' "Suppose, father, that you had $40,000 in Wabash preferred which had co t you SO?" "Yes." "And they went down to 55?" "Yes." "Ard suppose an old friend from Elmira came here to buy stocks, and could be talked into believing that Wabash preferred would touch 75 before September, would you unload on him at 00 and rake in his cash!" "No ahom that is see here, Sylvanus! The next time I have a dear old friend call to see me and you 'listen at the library door to catch our conversation, you'll get a divi dend on curiosity that will last you a lifetime. Tell "your mother to put you to bed an hour ahoad of time for the next week." Johnny Describe the Monkry- From the'Kcno Sentinel. A monkey is a blamo funny fnsek ho begins lookin' like people, but he runs the other on' too far out to remine you of his bcin' twins. You kant tell how menny fcets he has cause ho ain't made up his mine jet wctbor his front feets is bans or feeta, an' he uses em both wazs. When lip smiles his fecchers wor hard enuff to pan out sumthin' ginowine, but tho reol flavor don't seem to be fetch cd out. Monky's hangs onto a tre just like a grapevine, buttheys more moat to 'em. Monky's don't dress er.uff to suit mos fokes, an' besides, thare close is made of such thin stuff that iUwares off when tha sit down.