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Mohave County Miner.
MINERAL PARK, A. T., SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 1884. NO. 23. vol. n. MOHAVE COUNTY MINER. Published Etkbt Sundat Bx ANSON H. SMITH & CO o o James J. Hyde, Editoe o- -o- SUBSCBIPTIOX BATES: One Copy, One Year " Six Months... " " Three Months. Single Copies -5.00 m Entered at the poi zt cond-clss matter PROFESSIONAL CARDS. e. i.. mntMCK, is. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Mineral Park, A. T. W. G. BMKELY, A.rX" AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY, .Mineral Park, A. T. Clisx CnoncHinii - Daks cmiRCniLT. & BASiV. . ATTOBNEYS A.T X.AJW Prescott, A. T, J. W. STEPHESSON, Attorney &, Counselor at LaY AND NOTARY PUBLIC, . Minora! Park and Kingman, A T. BUS Hi & WEJxtS, . Wi 3 SCOTT, A.T. figW:il practice in all the Courts Territoiy. in the ATTOSteTEY AT LAW, - FLAGSTAFF A.-T - U J. IS. SURPHY, ATrOBHSY AT LAW Mineral Park, A. T. "Mining litigation and obtaining patents to mines a specialty.?3 L. J.HSSBLL, Practical Assayer, KINGMAN, ARIZONA. Assaying, Melting and Refining done at short notice and at Reasonable Rates. Assay Office in the rear of Ryan & Co s Saloon. O, F. EHUEKCEK. Issayer & Analytical Chemist. ffice: Lone Star Concentrator. ying in all its Branches. sGold and Silver Bullion Melted into Bars nd Stamped. ty 0. S- Mineral Surveyor ST W. A. Fairfield, ASSAYED, ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. IF"A11 Worlt Guarante ed Cor rect or M-tiMty Refunded. Mines Examined & Reported on Sioinco m Jliuoriu Jt i I on foolish he Aim BX JEBOME B. BELL. Ub, foolish boart, why foel In pain aplbasnre, And banish sniilea to find In tears a treasure? Why seek the oruol thorns Bonaath tbo roses; Why harbor thoughts of night Before day closes? The joys of life, at best, Are far too fleeting, That thou should haste the hour Of giief's sad greeting. Sufficient to the day Is its sorrow; For tllo pleasures of to-day May pall to-morrow. A 3IODEL WOMAX. 5ns fair- UlSwn She never gossips after'church Of dresses or of hats; She never meets the sewing sohool, And joins them in their spats. Sbe never beats a Bale3uian down, Nor asks for pretty placquos; Sbe never asks the thousand things "Which do his patience tax. These statements may seem very strange- At least they may to some But just remember this, my friends. The woman's deaf and dumb. A Wisely Anonymou3 Man. A LITTfiE KISS. If I should steal a little kiss, Oh, would she weep, I ouder? I tremble at the thought of bliss If I should steal a little kins ! Such pouting lips would never miss The damty bit of plunder: If I should steal a little kiss, Oh, would she weep, I wonder? He longs to steal a kiss of mine He may if ho'll return it; If I can read the tender sign, He longs to steal a kiss of mino; "In love and war" you know the line Why cannot ho discern it? Ho longs to steal a kiss of mine He may if hejll return it. A little kisG ydieu no one sees Wkerels the impropriety? How sweet amid the birds and boea A little kiss when no one sees: Nor is it wrong, the world agreo, When taken with sobriety. A little kiss when no ono sees, Where is the impropriety? THE Or.T CHURCHYARD. Nae dreams disturb their sleep In the auld kirkyard; They hear nae kindrod weep, In tho auld kirkyard. The sire with silver hair, Trie mother's heart of care, Theyonng, the gay,.the fair Crowd ta old kirkyard. The heart's sad beatings co.osa In the auld kirkyard; And aliens rest in poico In the auld kirkyard. Whore ebbed dark floods of atrifo, Dovo-liko hops, xrV promisorif, Plants tho brokan branch o' life In tho auld kirkyard. A ISOKIXER Ff GUT Details of a Figlit Between Kan clicros and. Apaches. The Socorro (N. M.) Sun publishes- an accouDt of the killing of Tanvo, or "Big foot," the Apache sub-chief. which has not been heretofore made public and which is interesting in the details given. It was about four years ago, when Yictoria, the Apache chief, was raiding through New Mexico, that tho band approached the ranch of John Foster, situated on the San Francisco river, near the mouth of White Water creek, in the Mogollon mountains. Just before reaching the camp the band separa ted, Yictorio. with one body, going into camp a few miles away, while a band of seven, under Big Foot, pre pared to make an attack upon the ranchmen, who had observed them and were prepared to resist desper ately. The Indians made the attack. and were received so warmly that at the first fire three of them went down and the remainder fled. Foster, who led the fight, thus describes what happened when the ranchmen started out in pursuit: It was discovered that Lit tle Foot, the sub-chief of the band of seven, with two buck warriors, had received mortal wounds, dying, from indica tions, suddenly. But where was "Rio-Font? It was known that he was hit, as he was the first one shot at, and he was observed hopping off aDDarentlv badly hurt. We searched the grounds surrounding the battle field for almost a mile distant, and at last came upon tho chief hid under a hnnp.h of brush, in the last throes of death, battling with a broken le; and a fatal shot in the body. I took my knife from my belt (all ranchmen in those times carried knives of some kind) and scalped him with as much pleasure as he would have done one nf ns had he been victorious, and took out of his head his jaw bones One of our party also scalped Little Foot, and with their scalps dangling from our rifles we marched back to our cabins." Big Foot's jaws, Mr Foster explained to the interviewer. "With Big Foot's jawbones I made a pair of spurs, and I have them to day as a memento. His hair I braided into a watch chain, a relic I would not part with for a large amount of money." The "Vatican. A writer in one of our contempo raries concludes that this word is oft en used by many who do not under stand its import, and he proceeds to explain. The term refers to a collec tion of buildings on one of the seven hills of Rome, which covers a space of 1,200 feet in length and 1,000 feet in breadth. It is built on tho spot once occupied by the garden of the cruel Nero. It owes its origin to the libQf-BHin-Tii early part of the sixth century, erected a humble residence onjts site. About the year 1160 Pope Eugenius rebuilt it on a magnificent scale. Innocent IL, a few years afterwards, gave it up as a lodging to Peter II., King of Arragou. In 1305 Clement at the instigation of the King of France,re moved the Papal See from Rome to Avignon, when the Vatican remained in a condition of obscurity and ne glect for more than seventy years. But soon after the return of the Pontifical Court to Rome, an event which had been so earnestly prayed for by poor Petrarch, and which fi nally took place in 1376, the Vatican was put into a state of repair, again enlarged, and it was thenceforward considered as the regular palace and residence of the Popes, who one after tho other added fresh buildings to it and gradually encircled it with an tiquities, statues, pictures, and books, until it became the richest depository in the world. The library of the Vatican was commenced 1,400 vears ago. It con tains 40,000 MSS., among which are some of Pliny, St. Thomas, St. Charles of Borromeo, and many Hebrew, Syrian, Arabian, and Ar menian Bibles. The whole of the immense buildings composing the Vatican are filled with statues found beneath the ruins of ancient Rome, with paintings by the masters, and with curious medals and antiquities of almost every description. Wheu it is known that there have been ex humed more than 70,000 statues from the ruined temples and palaces ol Rome, the reader can form some idea oMhe richness of the Vatican. It will ever be held- in veneration by the student, the artist, and the schol Raphael and Michael Angelo ire enthroued there, and their throne will be as enduring as the love ol beauty and genius in the hearts of their worshippers Scientific Amer- -ian A Curious 31me. There h at Sunny Comer, New South Wales, a mine that has- been mined foi gold for twenty years past, and has been the fortune of f,wo or three men. Tno ore has been uu through a five stamp mill, and has yielded from half an ounce to twenty ounces of gold to the ton. By good fortune the water supply was short, and they had to settle ell their tailings in tanks so as to save the tailings to save the water. They now find themselves in posses sion of a pile of tailings estimated as containing from 15,000 to 20,000 tons. aud from maay different assays made iu the last vear each ton will contain from 40 to 70 ounces of silver and from 5 to 7J per cent lead. An old California mining man, who is now managing the mine, writes to a friend in this city a letter decrib ins the curious geological features of the mine. It is a flat lode. Above the crushing ore, which is a decom posed quartz, with some iron in it, is a pipe clay, spottted with small crys tals of pyrites. The crushing ore is from a few inches to four or five feet thick; and then comes in some places a light red gossanny iron ore, and below that a hard, flinty rock, that they never have gone through. In places a ViGavv lead ore is found between the gossan and the crushing stuff. It Bflfims to run in channels, and some times will entirely disappear in a few feet. Since our California friend has been at the mine he has had the o-ossan assayed, and there is silver anA lond in all of it. although to look at it no one could see any sign of either lead or silver in the ore. In one place they sunk through fVia o-nsKan and came on a eralena unv, n lode. It is twenty-four feet wide. but is not very good, as it only gives about 18 per cent lead and 15 ounces silver. It contains a good deal of zinc and iron, and also some copper. When in the winze lately the mana ger noticed the lode was all covered with little blue crystals of sulphate of copper. The water running out from the mine leaves thick coatings of metallic copper on the iron rails if they are immersed a short time. Several geologists and mineralogists of note have examined the mine, and they all say it is a very queer speci men of a mino. The gossan being under the ore makes our California friend believe that it has been turned upside down. Mining and Scientific Press 3facliiiiery and ti "plHias taken years of improvement to make headway against the strange uotion that improved machinery and mechanical process work against the workingman. ' It has been the cry at every new step in advance that it would be the death blow to some in dustry formerly carried on by baud. The locomotive was to do away with teaming, The sewing machine was to be a foul crime against the wel fare of the .seamstress. The reaper and mower were to interfere with the rights of the sturdy swath-cut ters of the farms. In short, every advance has been met by just such objections. Yet there is less poverty, less squalor. Jess ignorance and less idleness among tho laboring classes in our age, which is the age of in vention, and m our land, the land of inventive genius, than in any other land or age the world has ever known. Milling processes have been so lately and so rapidly improved that they have suffered less obstruction than many others. Still there has been a vast amount of very foolish talk about this branch of trade, and there still is. Yet, not the least valuable effect of modern mechanical improve ment has been tho broadening of the ideas and the general improvement of mind it has brought to that very conservative class of men, tho mill ers. The almost incredible apposi tion suffered by Oliver Evans would be an impossibility in 1883, and wo may view this fact with satisfaction as indicating the enlightened condi tion of tho present generation of millers. Roller Mill. Stealing; a Ride-in England. A man wishing to travel free from Wolverhampton, England, to Liyer pool, procured two stout pieces of rope, which he fastened to tho axle of a railway carriage, leaving a noose at the end of each. Into one noose he puts his legs while he in serted his shoulders into the other. In this position he hung when the train started. The train was an ex press, and did not stop until Crewe vvas reached, which is about 70 miles from Liverpool. JETejvas rather un comfortable when the train began to move, but when it got into full swing he had real torture, and when he reached Crewe he was nearly dead with fright. Here he was taken into custody. To the magistrate who ad judicated on tho case he explained that his sensations when swaying to and fro were something awful, and the effect of the sleepers as they rushed past him nearly robbed him of reason, and he "was afraid that every moment tho rope would slip from his shoulde-rs and hang him." Ihe magistrate decided that he had enough punishment, and, remarking chat he was not likely to repeat the experiment, sent him about his busi ness. This must be a groat deal worse than riding on a truck, which Amer ican tramps sometimes do. Fire-Proof Theaters. In two recently constructed thea ters abroad one at Edinburgh and the other in Loudon special effort has been made to render them prac tically fire-proof. With this view one of the most important provisions is that of building the proscenium wall, separating tho stage from the auditorium, from the basement to the roof, and providing its large openings with an iron curtain. In the case of the new Prince's Theater London, this fire-proof curtain weighB 11- tona, is 30 ieet 6 inches wide by 28 feet 6 inches high, and is constructed ot two screens of wrought iron plate inch thick, forming a double division, with an air space of 6 inches between. This curtain is raised by means of a hvdraulic ram. far which only 84 gallons of water is required, fur nished by the city mains. It may be raised or lowered in 40 seconds, bv simnlv touching a lever in the prompter's box. The only two other openings in the proscenium wall at this theater havingiron doors, a fire on the stage might thus be readily separated completely from the audience portion of the house. Scientific American. P. T. Baritnm on Advertising. No man in America has shown more elasticity in recovering from financial disasters than P. T. Bar num, the great showman. He has been several times apparently utter- yet he ha ."er strccebsr-t bave qmetlyMWwi 11 iu a pauuci a secret of tnese successes was' recently explained by him in a con versation with a delegation of busi ness men. "One thing," he said to them, "you do not any of you adver tise enough. You ought to invoke printer's ink every day. Ycu are sleepy and want your business to run itself. Standing advertisements command confidence. The man who for a year resides in a community" and leads a reputable life, even though he bo of moderate ability, will grow in tho confidence and es teem of his fellows. On the same principle a newspaper advertisement becomes familiar in tho eye of the reader. It may seldom be read, still it makes the name and business of a man familiar, and its presence in the columns of a paper inspires con fidence in the stability of the adver tisor." Let a prominent business man remove his advertisements from the local papeis and he will drop from the public eyo and thought almost as effectually as if he was laid away in tho cemetery. The Eagle and the Mite. An eagle, overwhelmed with sor row, sat upon the branches of a tree in company with a kite. "Why," asked the kite, "do I see yon with such a rueful look?" The eagle an swered, "I seek a mate suitable for me, and am not able to find one." "Take me,-" responded the kite: "I am much stronger than you. I have often carried off an ostrich in my talons," The eagle persuaded by these words, accepted the kite as a mate. After the election, so to speak, was over, the eagle told the kite to fly off and bring back the ostrich it had promised. The kite soared aloft and returned in time with a miserable little mouse in an advanced state of decomposition from the length of time it had lain on the ground. "Is this," said the eagle, "the faithful performance of your promise to me?" The kite unblush- ingly responded: 'You must know that to accomplish any object there is no liel will not tell." The only moral to this fable is that the people should not always send to the Legis lature the man who talks loudest with his mouth. Galveston News Ignoble Piite of a Steasnsvhip. The Great Eastern has been pur chased by the British Government for use as a coal hulk at Gibraltar. "How have the mighty fallen!" may well be said of this unlucky vessel. Born out of due time, she has never fulfilled the hopes of her projectors. Her only useful period 'was when she was employed in laying submarine cables. As a freight and passenger steamer she was a dismal failure. Sim was too kjr for any port m Great Biitain but Mil ford Haven Her career has been punctuated by li'enpfprs. Sho has been tried in a dozen capacities, and has failed in all, and now she is degraded to the humiliating function of a coal hulk Nor is there yet any probability that the demands of commerce or trans portation will over justify the build ino- nf vorspIs of her size. For not only is the difficulty of finding work Eor such morslers almost insuperable but, as the New York Tribune says, they are objected to on the practical rl t.hji'. it is alwavs unsafe to put too many eggs in one basket. Two miners of Alum Creek, says Wnl kcr Lake Bulletin, last week went up to the mountain above their cabin to look at some boundary lines After their work was done they gave way to the inclination common to all mnn. to roll snowballs down the slopes of the drifts which had gath ered id the ravines. One long slope, one mile in kngth, just above their cabin, was particularly tempting, and they went out of their way some- mew TThe what to cret a chance to start some balls rolling. The sun had softened vthe snow a littfe. and the first ball b(3gan increasing in bulk as soon asvit started. Both bulk and mo menfaim increased until, swollen to an enormous size, it burst into sever al piece?, each of which continued gathering material until a strip of ground lOCMeet wide was cleared of snow. The immense balls gathered rocks and eartfa as they moved, and the whole avala cabin of the men Mo started was an lllnstrationX or "sowi wind and reaping th the cabin and all it con aken up by the swiftly ft-uaxFk-d-to-the, bd of he destruction was com; the two men had to come thorne for a tent and blankets. Thoy think now that starting avalanches is exciting sport, but a little too ex pensive. "So you have been fighting again on your way home from school?" "Y yes, sir." "Didn't I tell you that this sort of business had got to stop?" "Yes, pa; but -" "No excuses, sir! you probably pro voked the quarrel!" "Oh, no! no! He called me names." "Names? What of it? When a boy calls you names, walk along about your business. Take off that coat!" "But he didn't call me name." "Oh, he didn't? Take off that vest, sir, at once!" "When he called mo names I never looked at him; but when he pitched into you I I had to fight." "What! Did be call me names?" "Lots of 'em, father. He said you lied to your constituet-ts, and went back on the caucus and had " "William, put on your coat and vest. I don't want yoa to come up a slugger, and I wish yen to stand well with your teacher, but if you dan lick that boy who says I ever bolted a regular nomination, or went back on my end of the ward, don't be the least bit afraid to sail right ahead." At Toledo a sharp-looking young man boarded the Detroit-bound train, and! after looking over the passen gers in one of the coaches, he took a seat beside a traveler with a race as honest as a four-dollar bill. Just as the traira was about to start the young man suddenly said: "My friend, lam on my way to JLfeu.o;& to see my mother die." "Eh! that's too bad." "I haven't any monr with me, but I'll give you my watch for security if you'll lend me 20 until we reach Detroit." "Let's see the ticker." The watch was a galvanized affah worth about 50 cents per pound. The man with the four-oollar f.-iee examined it, shook it and put it in his pocket. Thun he slowly drew a twenty-dollar bill from his vest pock et and handed it to tho young man. Tho latter simply glanced at it and then tho two smiled. nen tney shook hands. Then the watch and tho bill changed back. The watch was a doad swindle and the bill a counterfeit, and both belonged to the 'profesh." Detroit Free PresH. Learn to be Jiraef. Learn to be brief. Long visits, long stories, long exhortations and long prayers seldom profit these whe have to do with them. Life is short, time is short. Moments are precious. Learn to condense, abridge and in tensify. We can endure many an ache and ill if it is soon over, while even pleasure grows insipid, and pain intolerable, if they are protract ed beyond the limits of reason and convenience. Learn to be brief. Lop off branches; stick to the main fact in your case. If you pray, ask for what you would receive and get through; if you speak, tell your mes sage, and hold your peace; boil down two words into one, and three into two. Always learn to be brief. Ex change. Quarter of a Cestuey's Silexce. Twenty-five years ago Mrs. Dewes cf Canton, Ohio, asked her husband to do a trifling thing, which he regarded as an absurdity, or out of the question, aud refused to perform the favor. She became angry and told her husband that if he did not do it she would never speak to him again. At tin's her husband became angered and replied that he would not do if, and furthermore, that he would not speak to her until she spoke to him first. The other morning the wife woko up feeling very badly, and 1 turning to her husband, said: "Wil liam, I believe I am dying." They were the first words she had spoken to him in twenty-five years. Tho husband had been equally as silent. She did not die, however, and they have been talking to .each other ever since. A Rajah's Throne. A huge crystal throne has just been manufactured in England for an Indian rajah. Some idea of the elaborate workman ship which has been employed in the onstrnction may be gained from the ct that the finial of the legs are ach cut into 324 accurate facets.. used to some throne substantj are covered wi-glass and hidden. The cushions and hangings are of crimson velvet, and altogether the rajah is destined to possess a gor geous and probably a very uncom fortable seat. In boring for water near Snake River, about forty-five- miles from Dayton, Or., recently, a stratum of frozen earth was encountered at a depth of fifty-five feet. Passing through .this for five feet, numerous cavities wore found, from which cold air came in gusts. The escap ing air at the bottom of the well can be heard roaring at some distance. It is not possible for any one to hold his hand over tho well for any length of time without freezing it, and a bucket of water let down into the well was frozen over m a few min utes. Work on the well has been abandoned on account of the cold. A colored individual who went down on the slippery flags at the corner of Woodward avenue and Congress street scrambled up and backed out into tho street and took a long loook towards the roof of the nearest building. "Yon fell from that third story window!" remarked a a pedestrian who had witnessed the tumble. "Boss, I believes yer!" was the prompt reply; "but what puzzles me am de queshun of how I got up dar an why I was leanin' outer de winder!" Detroit Free Press. Mrs, Brigham Young has died the third time, or rather three of them died once. Only sixteen mourning widows survive him. Artemus Ward remarks that "Brigham Young was an indulgent father and a numerous husband ; he has married two hun dred wives; he loves not wisely but two hundred .well. Ho is awfully awf nl married: ho is the most, mar liedest man I ever saw. I was intro duced to his mother-in-law; I can't exactly tell how many there is of Tier, but it's a good deal. .Foregone Conclusions. Blaine will.be nominated for Presi dent. Blaine vr ill be elected President. Blaine will give us an Amorican administration. - -iT Biaine will compel foreign powers te respect us. Blaine, is the coming man. Cali fornia Spirit of the Times. Patent applied for: Cheap burglar alarm. Drive a headless nail into the casing over and door, and after closing the door nang a tin pan on the nail when you go to bed. That is to say do all this if yon are natur ally timid and want a cheap burglar alarm that will work every time. Detroit News. "If you would freeze," said George, snuggling up a little closer, "you would make delicious ice-cream." "If you were to freeze," responded Amelia with severity, after catching a wbiff of his breath, "you would make arum punch." It makes an editor mad to have word come up through the tube from the counting-room that a lady is waiting to see him, and after tramp ing down six flights of stairs find her to be only his wife after a ten dollar bill. Philadelphia Call. It pays to advertise. A gentleman in New Haven, Connecticut, adver tis6d the other day for a boyt and a few days afterwards his wife present ed him with a son weighing, teji pounds. l'oclict Uoolf Lost. To Whom rr May Concebx : I will pay a fair reward for the return of . Ui-w.lr nntttniniTM' monBV. DASS68. aud certificates of deoosit-litolen Qfipe 5th iast. All persons are warneu ohase any ceriinoaie oi aopoaii thoy are non-negotiaoie. P. S. No- ouestions wil pocket book oat tuo niou m athfinr"(fiflH END FOR PRICE LIST. Asked as to what use he had for