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W-'1''6'' .. -rf VOL.-IU. NO. 48. iVJfiEKLY EPITAPH. rOMUSTONK, ARIZONA. JUNE 10, 1882. A M17NniiIM LIE. TIib to men murdered by the In dians in South Pass, and whose mu tilated bodies were brought into Tombstone, aie tnado the subject for a horrible and brutal Ho by tho Citi zen. It is asserted by that journal' of advanced ideas that the killing was done by Rustlers, whoover they are, and not by savages. When it is considered that the whole affair was witnessed by threo minor?, who con cealed themselves in tho rocks, and whoso testimony was given before the Coroner's jury, tho animus of tho Citizen's articlois easily seen. That journal, like an Jshmaelite, seems to' o liavo raised 1 hand against every body, and to 1 u '"afed by 'a desire liot .V foMr but tqedepreeiate tho UiT reMirc'fs of tiierTerritory. Re cognizing tho demoralized condition. oi me iicpuuiicnn party in Arizona, it h desperately 'seeking a vent for its feelings in tales of blood and horror, conceived in fiction and bred of a diseased imagination. Tho (Jitizen is like a ghoulish undertaker, deriving its enjoyment from a con templation of the doad, and finding its capital in trade in tho graves of murdered men. It has announced the issue to bo made by the Republi can party, In this Territory, as ono based upon the question whether one assassin is better than another. Tho Democratic party has no fight to make upon such, an issue, but will only advocate an impartial adminis tration of tho law sparing none and persecuting none. Tin: Citizon, in an article headed "Base Ingratitude," takes the Epi taph to task for characterizing ex Secretary Gosper's relief telegram to tho mayor of Tombstone, as political taffy. If tho Citizen desires a good example of base ingraiitude, wo re fer it to its own course but recontly, when it turned and bit tho hand which had fed and sustained it for years. Created and fostered by the firm of Lord & Williams, it was a sycophantio follower of that house in its prosperity, but when tho firm went under in a financial failure tho dog put on a lion's skin and assailed and repudiated its crippled master. Because a silent partner in tho Citi zen outfit lost $750 by tho failure, the kindness of years was forgotten in as base ingratitudo as can be conceived inmankind. Wo suggest to our Tucson contemporary that it will find "better occupation studying tho requisition problem than by abusing tho Epiiafii or interfering in Cochise county affairs. Ax Indian laid has been made on the settlors at Cloverdale, situated in the southwest corner of Now Mexico, about seventy-five miles east of Tombstone. "About ono thousand names were signed to a petition, last April, asking tho general government to establish a military post at that point. Geographically tliero canbe no better situation from which to distribute troops. Lyiiig near tho Mexican line, Indians could be inter cepted and pursued, while making their periodical raids, most effective ly. Tho policy of the savages is to raid into Arizona from Sonora, re turning with their captured spoils. Tho plans of the military should em body the cutting ofF of "their retreat, which could bo readily done from Cloverdale. In alluding to tho assertion of the Courier that some one else other than tho editor of tho EriTArn wrote tho' article characterizing ex-Secretary Gosper's telegram to tho Mayor of Tombstone as "political taffv," it is only necessary to stato that every 'line of it was written by said editor. Further, thero is no ono on tho staff of the Epitapa any more a "laokoy" of its chief than was tho present editor of tho Courier to Beach when he contributed to the columns of the Miner. Thero is but one editor of the EfitapIi, and ho proposes to maintain, unless impossible, only courteous professional relations with all members of tho journalistic pro fession. . The Epitaph is engaged in com- piling tho political statistics of Co chise county. Returns from tho country, s'o far, fchow a very decided Democratic majority. If the party nominations aro good the whole Democratic ticket will bo elected from top to bottom. Everything de pends upon tho activity of the rank and file. Thk Courier has announced itself a Democratic journal. Wo hope it will do good work during tho cam paign. John Marion was never created a negative man. There is no sectionalism about tho Democrats of Cochise. They will support the nominee of tho party come he from the north or tho south, tho east or the west. Remember that tho Demooratio county convention will bo hold in Tombstono on the 24th of June. The Domocraoy of Arizona aro almost a unit for tho rcnoniination of Grant Oury. SUNDAY'S FESTIVITIES. Tho Firemen's Picnic at Ken dall's Grove. The Hall nt Contention. Etc. Notwithstanding the Jowering clouds and hollow winds that ushered In the early noon of Sunday, a larco party at tended at Kendall's Grove to enjoy Uio festivities catered out by the members of Engine Co. No. 1, ot the Tombstone Fire Department. In accordance with the re iterated promises of the managers of the picnic, there was no lack of conveyances to bear tho merry-makers to the ground. The entire thing went off like well regu lated clockwork ; thero was not a hitch or pull in tho whole arrangement. The grove is admirably situated lor picnic pur poses. Tho greenest of green swards, trees In tu.l leafy verdure, Inviting the breezes; and cool, pure water. There is no more ciioico spot lu Arizona lor rustic recrea tion. It was !oon before tho great bqdyof tte.picu leers' .ached the ground. A num ber were on hand early In Iho day;- but the grqunds did not begin fo Ml urf until be tween 12 and 1 o'clock. The music was furnished by Young and Kellogg, and was first class In every particular. Thero were five pieces in the band two violins, a clarionet, a guitar and base viol. Each of tho musicians wcro excellent, and their musiq was universally praised. Tho dunclng pavilion was veiy neat, being shaded by boughs and evergreens, and is largo enough to accommodate- six sets. Round dances were most popular, and the ladies present were perfect masters of tho terpslchorean art. Dancing commenced about 12 o'clock, and was continued, with short intervals of interruptions, until half past five, Tho athletic sports carried on, were of a superior order. The first was a foot dash of forty yards, Sheriff John II. Beh a u and Mr. Isaac Jacobs being tho contestants. Pools wcro sold on tho race and several hundred dollars changed hands. Italian was the choice from the start, though wo understand that Mr. Jacobs informed his friends that it would bo safe to bet their money on him, as he was perfectly satisfied of his ability to win tho race. The track was cleared, pistol fired off and tlio contestants started Behan jumped the winning line exactly twenty-tour feet ahead of his competitor, and the friends ot Jacobs wcro in high dudgeon because thoy took his adylce and bet according to his directions. Tho next race aras for the grand badge, pre sented by the company for the best 100 yards runner in the lire department. There wcro threo entries Messrs. Osborne, Pope and Barron. Osborne was tho fattest and heaviest, Barron the smallest and Pope the tallest, and, troin appearances, the most promising runner. The first race was won by Barron, but declared a toul by the Judges, in consequence of a false start. Thero was much dissatisfaction in conse quence, and many think that Barron should have been awarded the prize. However, the Judges declared the race should be run over, and the next heat was easily won by Ueorgo Osborne in eleven seconds and a halt Mr. Osborne astonished everybody with his fleetness, and made a nice pile of money for those of his friends who bet on him. Tho next was the la dles' race, with two contestants, Miss El len Kenny and Miss Sis McKcnna. It was a fifty yards dash and was easily won by the Kenny girl. Then came tho boys seven started and tho "grand prize" was won by an Epitaph carrier. The next race, with tour starters, was captured by another Epitaph boy. Then young Albert Behan challenged tho two winners and got away with them tn good shape. This was tho end of the racing contests, except a few "scrub" matches, one espcclallv, be tween Ben Barron and Bill Nichofs, at tracting much attention; the former was the winner and tho prize was a dollar. Assistant Moriarty was the daddy of tho boys' racing and kept putting up money until the boys got too tired to contest for it. The dancing match was perhaps the most entertaining feature ot the day's amusements. Thero weie five judges chosen, Messrs. Purdy, McCarthy, Aaron, Smith and Spaugenberg be'iug the happy members. Tho bout was to consist of a waltz, polka and schottische. The judges were to decide purely on tho merits of the lady without taking' her partner into con sideration. All tho ladies on the floor were excellent, and it was difficult to mako a choice, but still the judges were unanimous in awarding tho coveted honor of being the best to Miss Irena Baker. Tho prizo was a beautiful ring with two pearls and dia mond center, mounted by turquoise. Soon after this the party dispersed, and all were loud in asserting that they bad enjoyment to their hearts' content. Tho affair was managed with perfect ability, tho best of order being observed throughout the en tiro day. Foreman Blackburn was inde fatigable in attending to all the details In person, and to his energy and skill much of the success of the enterprise is due. Tho base ball gaino was almost too ono sided to be called a match. The con testants were the Tombstone nino against tho field, and tho former wcro the winners .by a score of twenty.threc to three. TUK BALI. AT CONTENTION. Quite a number of the picnicers went down to Contention in the evening and took part in tho ball at Meyer's hotel. Young & Kellogg furnished the music and a first class time was enjoyed by all. The dance was f.drly well attended and good order prevailed. A supper fit for the gods was furnished about ten o'clock, to which the hungry picnicers did complete and ample justice. The danco was kept up until the light of morning was begin ning to appear over tho eastern hills, and all aro unanimous in wishing Meyers to tiy his hand again at tho ball business, when a majority of his guests would not be handicapped and exhausted by a picnic. POTTER'S RUSE. He JUrenkH from Jail anil Severely WonnilH a Fellow Prisoner. Hiram B. Potter, tho fellow convicted of a nameless crime on his eleven year old daughter at the recent session of the Dis trict Court, and sentenced to imprisonment for life, mado a bold and vicious dash for liberty about five o'clock on Sunday even ing. A "trusty" named John Jury, who is confined for somo minor offense, was being locked up and the door was partially open. The door is held secure by three chains that are loosened to let tho prisoners pass In or out. Potter-was standing up by tho side of the door taking a drink of wa ter. Jailer Soule was sitting outside the door with ashotcun at his elbow: euird Lynch was attending ou the door. One of iuu lines u uiu jnu.iuruiu me man open ing thq door having arms on his person, lest the prisoners should seize him and become possessed of them. Sunday tho prisoners are allowed the use of a razor to shave themselves, and Potter had tho keen blado secreted on his person at the time. As soon as the door was swung ajar, Potter made a dash and viciously cut at the "trusty," striking him twice with tho Keen-edged razor, and Indicted two ugly wounds. He succeeded in gaining the street, and run along Toughnut. The jailor called on him to stop, but he look no notice. Tho shot mm before mentioned wns limmlit lntr requisition and missed fire twice. A rifle was immediately substituted, and Potter kept In sight. Billy Milligan, another one of the guards, run direct to ilrst street, and headed off the fugitive, as he got to tho U. S. Bakery, Soule was up to him by this time, and the criminal stood at bay, with tho razor in a menacing attitude. Milligan stole up and dea't Uim a well directed blow with a stick on the head, and ho dropped to the ground. The razor was wrenched out of his hand, and. he was again taken to Jail. Ho was taken to the Yuma, penitentiary in charge of Sheriff Behan yesterday. . -. A r - "' lyRATIf OF .'WrVfi HTTUT J, ' ' ' " He 1m Slarderid in. the Chlrlenlinas by Hontlle ApnrticN. Tho restless character who so often faced deiilh unflinchingly, has at last "crossed tho divide" into Hie great 'unknown valiey of tho future. Whatever else can be laid to his charge, the fact of his bravery all will admit. It is haidly necessary to utate that he was not a 3aint, but whether ho was a mortal or a venial sinner, thoso who knew him best must determine. From all accounts Zwing was the child of circum stances and a creature of excitement. Gen erous to a fault, rasli to the extremity of foolishness, and as brave as an Arabian fire-worshipper, Zwing would do to go tiger hunting with. But he is dead. The same deadly aim, impelled by the same insatiable thirst for the blood of white men, that has caused many a biave man, tender woman and innocent babe to seek the presence of the Creator unushcred, sent Zwing Hunt to "the bosom of his father and his Uod." Yesterday afternoon Hugh Hunt, brother of the deceased, reached here, and states that after escapingfrom tho hospital they struck out for thol)ragoons, on horseback, and reached there well Into the night. Zwing was very weak and sick, vomited sovcral times during the journey, and when they got into tho Dra goons declined to go any further in consequence ot his disability. The orieinal plan was to keep on until they reached thefastness of tho Chincahuas mountains, where they could dodge the officers of tho law with more celerity than in the exposed plains or the tlmberless loot hills. They lay all the following day lu the Dragoons, and when night again enshrouded their movements from tho prying gaze of their fellow men, they sped on towards tho mountains. They were heading for Morse's saw mill, but thought it best to linger through the different can yons for some time, until the excitement, consequent on the escape would have abated to a certain extent. During the entire month of May, the brothers wan dered through the strongholds of the Chiricahuas. Zwing, who was very sick ou the first night out,, recovered with re markable rapidity, when brought under the influence of tho healthy mountain breezes. On the 80th of May they re moved from tho Sweetwater, near the'end of the Swisshelms, and from there he went to what he calls Russcls canyon in the Chiricahuas, their objective point being Morso's mill in Pinery canyon They camped about cifjht miles up the canyon and on the morning of tho 31st of May, arose about tho usual hour, and pro ceeded to cook breaKfast. Zuing baked tho bread and Hugh made the coffee and broiled the meat. They had just sat down to breakfast and commenced to eat when a volley was fiicd at them. Hugh thought when' he heard the report that it was tho sheriff's posse, but looking hastily around, bcneld several Indians in close proximity, steadying their rifles to take aim. Zwing pulled his gun and exclaimed "damn it I go to shooting." It was tho last sen tence h6 ever -spoke. He was shot four times. The first shot fired took ellect in bis lelt hip and was incon sequential, the next was in tho abdomen a short distance under the naval and was serious, the two next he received in the head. He died almost instantly. The In dians, about five in number, crept up within ten steps ef them and hid behind the rocks, plenty of which were in tho vicinity. Zwing fired two shots. Hugh fired five times, emptying his revol ver. Ho stood his ground until his brother expired, then lie retreated darting into the heavy timber and heading in the direction of the horses that Here hobbled in the vicinity. The Indians ran after him keep ing up a continual fire. He escaped almost miraculously and reached his, horse. He jumped on borcback, not hav ing time to remove the babbles, and rode the fettered animal tor about half a mile. He kept in the thick timbers and when he was a sufficient distance from the redskins removed tho hobbles from his horse and sped on to Camp Price. The liostilos were on foot and followed him for threo miles. Arriving at tho post ho re ported tho affair to tho commanding offler, and the scouts were sent out in pursuit under command of Jim Cook, chief of scouts. The hostile? turned off six miles below Fort Ruckcr, and kept down tho San Bernardino valley towards Cloverdale and Sonora. . Lieutenant Clark of the cavalry with ten mounted men ac companied Hugh Hunt to the scene of the murder and .helped him inter his brother's remains. Tho cutting off of the middle finger of the right hand was the only mutilation the body was subjected to. At the scene of the outrage aro three large Juniper trees, and under the middle one of these a " hollow grave " was scooped for tho remains ot him, who, even in dying, distinguished himself for cool bravery. The words "Z. Hunt, May 31st, 1882," were carved on the tree, and there let the weary spirit rest. He was twcnty.four years old the day he was shot at Chandler's and stated to his brother several times that ho mistook the Sheriff's posse for the Earps and that was the rea son ho gave battle. Hugh Hunt and his father reside at Kopperl, Bosque county Texas, where they keep a store, and have lived lor more than fifteen years. Threo years ago yesterday another brother was Killed at New Mexico. Sheriff Behan had been on the track of Hunt from tho time he escaped, until his death, and at that timo the representatives of the law were in close proximity. Tho day after tho escapo a man was put on tho trail, and ho followed it with persistency to the end. On May 30, tho sheriff receiv ed the following dispatch: Foiit Bowie via Dos Cabezas. Sheriff Behan : "Have discovered tho hid ing place of Hunt; can capture him, with somo assistance. Send men, and with caution. Send them in different direc TOMBSTONE. COCHISE c( JTy, ARIZqa JUNE 10, T882. tions, so that his friends, tf any, cannot be put on guard." The sheriff did as suggested by the writer of the dispatch. A number o! men were sent out in different direction. and on June 3d ho received the follow! "Camp Ruckkk, via Fort Bowie. - June 3d, 1 SiiEitirF Behan, Tombstone, A. T. Hunt escaped from Morse's Canyon and was killed by Indians on the 1st. Found his grave. ' Am going to dig him up to make sure. We are all together." Thus it will be seen that tho clutches of the law were on the eve of envclopint: Hunt again, when the bullets of the hos tiles ended his life. We understand that Hugh Hunt will depart for home to-day. MYSTERIOUS MURDER. A 31 an Killed In His Cnbln-The As naHin ITAknonn. l Word reached town yefjjtrday morning that a miner working aboitt lour, miles from.town was killed in his cabin bv'somfe unknown assailants. Word was brought to Coroner Matthews, and without unne cessary delay, that (ifticer proceeded to the scene of the murder. Tho victim was par tially unrecognizable, and without friends interested In his fate. He was employed at tho Mamie It. mine, about half way between here and Charleston. The superintendent of the mine is at pres ent absent in the East, and Mr. Geo. Prfd ham is acting in his stead. From all we can learn fiom all parties who seem to know anything about the matter the man's name was E. Brodincs, a German. He bore the reputation of being a sober, steady man, and had few enemies. On the first of this month himself i.nd partner, who had a contract on the Mamie It, were paid off at Pridham's. A row ensued, during the payment arrangements, and tho part ners quarreled viciously. They were or dered out of the store, and without much dalliance obeyed the injunction. They had not been seen sinco by their employer. The partners name is Endlich. lie has not been seen for a number of days, and his whereabouts is still unknown. About 3 o'clock in the afternoon Dr. Matthews, the county coroner, accompanied by Dr. Uoodfellow, the county physician, a depu ty sheriff and a reporter repaired to the scene of the murder. The remains were too horrible to contemplate. Ihcy were completely putrided, and it required all the nerve ot strong men to stand the stench. Dr. Goodfellow made an autopsy of the remains, and found that the deceased had met his death from gun-shot wounds. Ho must have been snot by two instruments. A shot gun loaded with heavy buck-shot and a revolver must have been employed in tho execution. The doctor found twn buck shot and one bullet, uf not lcsflhan 45 calibre, in the interior of the scull. It re quired all tho scieneo that medicine is master of to determine the location of the deadly missiles. The assassin must have been very near his victim when the fatal shot was fired. The bullets mado an easily traceable incision in the front of the fore head and a largo regular hole in the outlet fn the rear. When and under what cir cumstances the unfortunate man was killed could not be determined yesterday, but it is hoped that at the inquest to-day tho whole matter will be fully brought before me ngm oi investigation. raul'n Jleturu. Sheriff Paul returned home to Tucson on Friday evening, and as was generally suspected when he departed, without Hol liday. He was taken in hand by a report er of the Star and being interviewed, leaves no room for doubt that the governor Is to blame for th failure of tho move ment to bring back Holliday. The mat ter can be summed up in the following which 'wo borrow frein the Star: After his interview last evening with Sheriff Paul, the Star reporter visited a prominent lawyer in this city and exam ined with him the law relative to extradi tions. By consulting section 5278, page 1027, of tho Revised Statutes of the United States, it was found that a Jovcrn or of any State or Territory, in issuing a requisition for any criminal in another State or Territory, must certily to the cor rectness of the" copy of the indictment against the prisoner, accompanying such requisition. Tho attorney stated as his opinion that the Governor's certification could not legally rest in the body of the requisition, but must form a separate veri fication attached to the indictment. Tim Governor Tiitle failed to do. Paul stated that Holliday was taken to Pueblo after being releasd at Denver, charged with .cheating a man out of 150 in a skin game, and was released on 300 ball. The two Earps are in the vicinity of Gunnison, and McMastcrs and Johnson are in the Pan Handle of Texas. A Tombstone Uarden, Colonel Thomas E. Gray, a veteran of the Florida war, is tho first Tombstonefte to experiment in garden and tree culture. Col. Grey has much Usteiboth as a florist and horticulturist, and has made a start in beautifying his home en First street, be tween Fremont and Safford. He first planted somo beans and horse-radish as an experiment, and seeing them sprout in a few days, commenced to increase his plants. He put in some more beans and sent to Los Angele3 for a banana plant, both of which peeped their heads over the surlace in a short time. His next venture was two soft shell English walnut trees, both of which are now thriving nicely. Two apple trees, several beds of onions and red peppers are also thriving, as are two orange trees, and beds of watermelons and sunflowers. Ono of the orange trees, on which the morning sun shines, is in full foliage of leaves, but the other, which is shaded from the sun for several hours in tho morning, is not .so verdant. Col. Gray states that he waters his plants once a day, and that with very little caie, outlay aad trouble the city would soon be beautified with shade trees. ' ' Incorporation, On May 20th the Thunderbolt Consoli dated Mill and Mining Company was in corporated, under the laws of Arizona, the principal place of business being he city of Tombstone, the amount of capita, being $10,000,009, divided into 20,000 s.iares, having a par value of $50 each. The fol lowing Directors, or Trustees, were elected to servo for ono year: James M. Yizina, Alexander McCaw, Liftchild, James Mc Caw. The regular monthly meetings be ing held on the first Saturday in each month in the Company's office, Tombstone, Arizona. Tho properties of the above company consist of the "Budd" and "Thnnderbolt" mines, situate between the "Owl's Nest," "Evening Star," "Littlo Devil" and "Hard Scrabble" mines. Development will be proceeded with at once. A full descrip tion of the company's properties will be published in next week's mining report. 'SHOOTING AT TUCSONN A well known Mport Crosses the Ulvlde. A tragedy of more thau usual dimen sions occurred in Tucson, on Monday evening. Tho participants whose names are James Levy and John Murphy, are both well known here, whero they had been sporting men for several months. Wc cannot flatter the Star on its account of the affair, but still as a matter of necessity must borrow the following: "Yesterday afternoon a dispute occurred between John Murphy and James Levy over a ganie.of faro, both being gamblers. During tho evening tho quarrel was re newed and a great deal of excitement was occasioned on the streets by the reported airangcmcnrs of a duel between tho two, over tho boner. It seems that Levy, af ter receiving an extraordinary amount of abuse from Murphy, suggested that as he was going beyond the line this morning they could probably meet tliere, and settle thc'misunderstandlng. Levy was, during the conversation, perfectly .cool and aelf uiinded. while Murphy was ex&eedinzlv irate'and threatened all manner of things.'1 The matter was passed for the time being by the combatants putting up $30 to pay for a wagon to convey them across the frontier, where it was ar ranged that cither, or both should "measure his breadth on tho daisies." Both men had the reputation of being des perate characters, and both have at differ ent periods helped to increase the population of cemeteries nt different points in the country. But to continue tho Star's account: "Chief Buttncr was- present during the ending uf the discussion, and finally per suaded Levy to go home. The matter at this juncture, 10 p. m., was generally con sidered a burlesque, aud tho Chief and a reporter was standing near tho Star office about that time, discussing the matter. Murphy passed down the street with a friend some time after this, while the two were still talking. He was ac companied by somo person unknown. It wasn't ten minutes after this, that SEVEN OB EIGHT SHOTS wcro heard, and both tho Chief and the reporter dashed down tho street When tho reporter reached the Palace hotel, on Meyer street, he found James 'Levy lying on the sidewalk, with his shirt bosom saturated with life-blood, and gasp ing his last breath. One man was found who was with the murdered man when he was shot, but before he could be interview cd, a gambler ran up and carried him down street, saying: "Damn you, don't say a word until morning." Three policemen, beside the Chief and the Under Sheriff, were present, but after a thorough search no revolver could bo foundon or about the dead man. The re mains of Levy weie taken to the morgue aud the bewildered crowd dispersed. He was shot in tho neck, tho ball passing through the spinal column. Dr. Holbrook was immediately on hand, and after ex amining the body of Levy pronouncod him dead. The greatest anxiety followed and men in all trades gathered around the corpse, expressing their opinions of the atl'air. The reporter found it difficult to learn much about the actual shbeting, as Murphy.had many fiicnds in the throng, and of course they forebore giving any testimony. Levy stalled for home after his argu ment with Murphy. He went part way. when, thinking he must obtain arms for tho "code of honoi" affair beyond the line, he returned IX) (VN TOWN FOll WEAPONS. He was accompanied by a friend. When nearly opposite the Palace Hotel a fiery assault was made upon him by two men across the way. He was apparently un armed, although a bullet, probably from the revolver of his friend, was fired into the hallway of the Palaec, taking off some plaster. The other side kept up a regular fire until they brought down their game. Who tho other party Is will be shown by the Coroner's inquest to-day. WHEN MURPHY WAS ARRESTED and caged by the chief, although only two chambers were ernpjy lu bis revolver, he acknowledged being engaged in the shoot ing. Who his friend was who did the other shooting will be speedily learned. He is a well known personage lu the city and CANNOT ESCAPE ARREST. Either his shots or those of Murphy did the fatal thing. Levy, the unfortunate victim of this occurrence, Is supposed to be without a family. He came here from the Black Hills, where ho had been " op crating" for some time and bad been in dulging in the " game ot chance" here for the past three or four months. i Nearly SufToeateil. Yesterday morning the miners employ ed at the Blue Monday, situated a short distance southwest of town, had a narrow escape trom being suffocated. They would undoubtedly have smothered in the treach erous giant powder smoke aud foul air, were it not for the cool brains of their com panion "on top" at the windlass. The men were down about 100 feet and had just sent off a blast and reached the top. Some minutes elapsed, and with the impatience seemingly born In a miner to discover the result of a blast, they hurried down. They descended in a bucket, and the windlass man not re ceiving the customary "all right" signal, suspected there was something wrong and, drawing tho rope taut, descended. Ho found tho two men almost dead from gas at the botttom. Without much delay, he placed one of them in the bucket, secured him firmly by means of a rope and cllmD ed to tho top and hauled him up. The same operation was performed in the case of the other man, and both were saved. It was threo hours before tho last man res cued came to his senses, and were it not for tho promptness and energy of the "top man" both would doubtless liavo per ished. Private Land Grants In Arizona. Mr. G. Hill Howard, the attorney for the following named Mexican land grants in Arizona, "San Juan de Los Boquillos y Nogales," "San Joso do Sonoita," "San Rafael del Valle" and "Los Nogales de Ellas," who obtained a favorable report and decision thcrejn from the U. 8. Sur-veyor-Geacral of Arizona, has, at tho pres ent session of congress, succeeded in ob taining a favorable report from the com mittee on private-land claims recommend ing congress to sustain the report and de cision of tho Surveyor-General and con firm the said land claim. The department of the Interior, general land office, in nu opinion to the private land committee, dated January 27th, 1882, sustains the report and decision of the Surveyor-General in these land claims and recommends their confirmation by con gress. Tho "Sen Juan de Los Boquillos y No gales" grant is situated in Cochise county and lies along tho San Pedro, with a width on either side of the river of a mile and a half, its northern boundary being at about the stone house of the Mormon settlement, about six miles northerly from Contention. Nind its southern boundary is the northern boundary of the "San Rafael del VuIIo" grant, about two and a half miles south er! j from Charleston five and a half Mexican leagues in length by one in width. Tho "San Rafael del Valle" grant is also in Cochise county and lies along the Han Pedro, four Mexican leagues in length by one in width, its northern boundary being the Boquillos y Nogales grant and. its southern boundary being at or near Here ford The Contention, Grand Central and the Tombstone Mill and Mining com panies havo purchased their mill sites on tho Boquillos y Nogales grant, through and from Messrs. Howard and Hearst. Messrs. Howard and Hearst, claimants of the grant, have laid out a town on the, same, across the river and opposite Con tention mill. They will also lay out a town at or about Kendall or the Junction of the San Pedro and Babocomarl streams. 'Jtoordof BaipervlattrsL-. -- Tuksdav, June 6, 1882. Board met at 11 a. in. Present Chair man Joyce and Supervisors Solomon and Vizlna. Minutes ot the previous meeting read and approved. Upon motion of Supervisor Yizina the following bills were allowed and warrants ordered drawn for the same: Name. Ain't Bill. Schoenfcld Ss Heyman.$.41 00 JRuhllng 24 00 ny Barron 42 00 WHSoule 150 00 Asa Turner 27 00 P Shubndge 30 00 0 Mason.... 646 02 AhChung..." 5 00 HF Price (BObcar)... 3 00 J Lenoir (B Fund) 100 00 PWSmlth& Co 34100 1 Jacobs 144 00 S8WaterCo .. 117 80 WFSmith i8 00 DrJG Barney 83 00 HM Matthews 170 65 GAMcKelvy 40 30 IMOwen 12 00 FAShultz 15 00 E Lawrence 15 00 Henry Fry 80 00 Ward Priest 42 00 WA Bourland 33 00 JosLeffltt 24 00 Chas Hazlcton 30 00 HBuck 33 00 Doherty & Peacock. ... C 00 ATJones 15 00 GH Davis 20 20 A Kecly 30 00 Wm Tomlinson 36 00 J CFitzhenry ,66 00 A Wright 66 00 WmM Ritchie 66 00 Thomas Dunbar 60 00 JLWard 66 00 PCBreslin 66 00 WmMRitche 75 00 EPSuman 13 00 PHFallehy 123 23 ZR Taylor 33 00 " 66 00 LWCarr 12 00 GBKlttrldge 72 00 J Whipple 12 00 Thos Jones 12 00 JCMcKean 63 00 W A Eastman 8 00 AJRltter 125 00 Epitaph Pub Co 112 60 AKPSafford 92 00 Thos Atkinson 70 00 Allowed. $41 00 24 00 42 00 150 00 27 00 80 00 646 02 5 00 300 100 00 341 00 122 40 117 80 13 00 45 00 170 65 46 30 10 20 15 00 10 00 30 00 42 00 33 00 24 00 30 00 33 00 500 15 00 14 20 30 00 86 00 66 00 66 00 66 00 60" 00 66 00 66 00 75 00 15 00 129 23 S3 00 66 00 60 00 66 00 12 00 13 00 63 00 800 125 00 118 60 92 00 0 00 Bill of C. H. Mauck for 10,00 was refer red back for correction. On motion of Supervisor Vizinl, Board adjourned until 3 p. m. So ordered. Board met pursuant to adjournment, at 3 p. m. Present, Chairman Joyce, and Supervisor Solomon and Yizina. On mo tion of Supervisor Vizlna, the following rcsulution was adopted : Resolved: that the Chairman of this Board, be, and he is hereby authorized ana directed to execute a contract, on the part of Cochise county, under the seal of said Board, with A. J. RItter, for the construc tion of a Court House and Jail, in ac cordance with his proposal therefor, and with the plans and specifications adopted by this Board. Voting aye: Messrs. Vizina, Solomon and Joyce. So ordered. On motioa of Superr'sor Solomon, that four (4) copies of the plans and specifics tions of the Court House and Jail be or dered printed. Voting aye: Messrs. Solo mon, Vizina and Joyce. So ordered. On motion Supervisor Soiomen, Board adjourned until 3 p. m., Wednesday, June 7, 1882. R. Rule, Clerk. Territorial Ttples. The AdamsExpress Company have withdrawn their business from the Atlantic and Pacific railroad and assigned their real property and leases to "Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Ex press. Mrs. Rosa Howe committed suicido at South Pioneer camp, Gila county, in the early part of last week. De ceased formerly kept the Pascoe House at Globe. The Republicans of Tucson havo organized a club. They will get oiubbed to thoir hearts' content next Fall. Episcopal Church. Divine services will be held as usual, to-day, in tho court room, Fremont near 4th, at 11 a. m., and 7.30 p. m. Endicotte Peabody, rector. m m j ' A Runaway locomotive. Coney Island, June 6. This morning a runaway locomotive on the elevated railroad fell off the track at the switch in West Brighton. Ninn persons were injured, and the track torn up, FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR. TELEGRAPHIC. Crookednetm In the Treasury. Chicago, June C ATimes Wash ington special says: Counterfeiter . .Bracknay's statement, regarding the counterfeit ana counterfeited plates by government experts, plates upon the Bureau of engraving and print ing, the charge that transfers were taken from good plates, while In pos sesion of the Bureau. It's under stood that Doyle's testimony confirms Bracknay's, and that he will get off on evidence furnished by him to con vict government employees. It is also understood from high authority, that Secretary Folger has found five plates missing, including a silver cer tificate, and (bat a great deal of cur rency has, been duplicated, though how far it has gone into circulation is not known. A Xotea Gambler Killed. (Special to KplUph.) Tucson, June G. John Murphy shot and killed JohnLeavy,a deperado The trouble originated over a game of faro. . Leavy threatened Murphy several times during the evening and sent him word to be ready as lie would kill him on sight. About 11 o'clock, Murphy and Dan Gibson were passing the Palace hotel, and met Leavy, and opened fire, killing him instantly. Leavy is well known on the coast, the Black hills and Colorado. He has killed seven men. A Horrible Accident. St. Louis, June 6. A heart rend ing accident occurred near Harris station, on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad, in this state, Sunday last. John Jackson went to church, leaving his four children, the eldest fourteen and the youngest two years old, locked in the house. From some .unknown cause tho house caught fire and when the parents re turned they found their dwelling in ruins and the children dead and burned to a crisp. Attempted Train Itobberv. Galvelton, June C. A special says; This morning an attempt was made by four masked men to rob the west bound express on the Missouri and Pacific R. R., near Denton. The train was flagged, but suspicions having been aroused, when the rob bers attempted to board the train; they were met with a volley which put them to flight. They mistook the mail for the express. One of them was killed. FaHalng Colton, Colton, June 6. The following passengers were on the east bound train to-day: Mrs M S Howard, De catur; Mrs Johnson, Manchester; F S Gardner, St Louis; Miss Elkhun ter, J L Gardner, Miss C K Gardner, Cincinnati; Henry Brady, Thomas Moon, Wheeler F Brady, J L Sea man, San Franciscot E C Cober, St Louis; F Hoist, Virginia; C O French, Santa Monica; Mr Clay, Willcox; S J Clark, Miss Fanler, Tucson; Chas J Hart, El Paso. More x.and for the Arizona Southern Kallroad. Washington, June 5. Cameron of Wisconsin introduced a bill in the senate to-day granting the right of way to the. Arizona Southern rail road to a strip of land two hundred feet wide through the Papago Indian reservation, in Arizona. Delegate Oury introduced a similar bill in the house. Htornt la Horth Carolina. Petersburg, Va., June 6. The storm in Northampton county, North Carolina, yesterday, ruined the cot ton, wheat and csrn crops. Fetter's academy and many other large build ings were demolished by the wind. The telegraph poles on the Seaboard and Roanoake railroad were blown down. Two more persons are re ported killed. Secretary Folger to Healjrii. New York, June 6. The Herald's Washington special says that among political circles rumors are circulated this evening to the effect that Folger will soon resign, and that he is to be succeeded by Don Cameron, who in Ins turn is to have for his successor in the Senate his father, ex-Senator Camefon. licadvuie Mine Fire. Leadviixe, Col., June 6. Early this morning a fire broke out in the shaft of the Nuke & Starr mine. The derrick was consumed before it could be extinguished. There were four men working in the drift who failed to respond to the call bell. It is feared that they have been suffo cated. Tired of Pabllc 14fe. Augusta, Me., June 6. A call signed by influential Republicans, to the number of several thousand, ask ing Blaine to be the candidate at large for representative in congress. Blaine explains, declining, pleading twenty-three years public servico and neglected private duties. Hparks. A letter has been received from the attorney of the heirs of Thomas Jefferson refusing to allow his re mains to be move 1. Grant Htlll MolvenC New York, Juuo! 5. Gen. Grant denies the reports of his business losses and bankruptcy, and says they are put out for stock jobbing pur peiM.