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Mohave County Miner
H t4VOL.IL MINERAL PARK, A. T., SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 1884 NO. 32 MOHAVE COUNTY MINER Phslukxd Etsbi Svkoxt Br ANSON H. SMITH & CO o- Jjlhes J. Hyde, Editor o- -0 -ICDSCRimOS RATES: JD One Copy, One Year . 5.00 1 " Six Months 3.00 " Three Months 1,50 Siagle Copies - " fEaieredat the postofficeim Mineral Park ''u'seeond-elasa matter. v PROFESSIONAL CARDS. E. Is. BURDlCK, M. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Mineral Park, A. T. ATTOKNEY A.T ILA.AV, AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY, Mineral Park, A. T. W. STEPHENSON, Alttornoy s Counselor at Law . AND NOTARY PUBLIC, Mineral Park and Kingman, A. T. ' Cease Chuxohill F. P. Dink GHVICmiJiic DAWN, Prescott, A. T, Jors A. Kosh. Ed. Vf. Weub. RUSH ft; WELLS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, PRESCOTT. A. T. "Wiil practice in all the Courts in the Territory. I j , J. M. MURPHY, ATTOBNST AT LAW Mineral Park, A. T. Mining litigation and obtaining patents to mines a speoialtv.Jgl . L. ff. LASSSLL, Practical Assayer, - KINGMAN, ARIZONA. '-Assaying, Melting and Kenning done at abort notice and at Reasonable Rates. Assay Office in the rear of Ryan & Co.s Saloon. jSamuel Hamiltpn, Attorney & Counselor at Law, MINERAL PARK A. T. J5?Will practice in all the Territory. Courts of the E. 3T. SAXFORD, Xfroaxsr AT L AW, FLAGSTAFF. A .T. O. P. KUEXCER. Assayer & Analytical Chemist. " Oi&ce: Lone Star Concentrator. Assaying in all its Branches. 'Gold and Silver Bullion Melted into Bars Ind Stamped. Diputy 0. $ Mineral Surveyor ' 7 Louis Pasteur's Discovery. One of the most renowned of mod ern investigators is Pasteur, the French scientist. He has made many important discoveries of the germs of disease, which have been reported from time to time. These discoveries have been reported at length not only in the scientific papers, but ID the newspapers of the day. Pasteur latest discovery :s that of a certain cure for hydrophobia, nor a long time past large rewards have been offered for a sovereign remedy. The New York Herald contains a summa ry of Pasteur's discovery, which sent as a cable dispatch. Pasteur says: "Cauterization of the wound imme diately after the bite, as is well known, has been more or less efiec fcive, but from to-day anybody bitten by a mad dog has only to present himself at the laboratory of the Ecole Normale and by inoculation I will make him completely insusceptible to the effects of hydrophobia, even if bitten subsequently by any number of mad dogs. " I have been devoting the last four years to this subject. I have found out, in the first place, that the viruB rabique loses its intensity by trans mission to other animals. With the rabbit, for instance, the virus rabique increases; with the monkey it de creases. My method was as follows I took the virus direct from the brain of a dog that had died from acute hydrophoqia. With this virus I in ocuiated a monkey. The monkey died. "Then with the virus already weakened in intensity taken from this monkey I inoculated a second monkey. Then with the virus taken from tne second monkey I inoculated a third monkey, and so on until I obtained a virus so weak as to be almost harmless. Then with this almost harmless virus I inoculated a rabbit, the virus being at once in creased in intensity. "Then with the virus from the first rabbit I inoculated a second rabbit, and there was another increase in the intensity of the virus. Then with the virus of the second rabbit I inoculated a third rabbit, thpn a fourth, until the virus had regained its maximum intensity. Thus I ob tained virus of different degrees of power. I then took a dog and inocu lated him, first with the weakest virus from the rabbit, then with the virus from the second rabbit and finally with the rabbit virus of maxi mum intensity. After a few days more I inoculated the dog with virus taken directly crom the brain of a dog that had just died of acute mad ness. The dog upon which I had experimented proved completely in susceptible to hydrophobia. The experiment was frequently repeated, always with the same successful re sult." Pasteur says that his discovery did not end here. He took two dogs and inoculated them both with the virus taken directly from a dog that had just died of acute hydrophobia. One of the two dogs thus inoculated was let alone, and he died of acute hydro phobia. The second dog was sub jected to his treatment, by giving him the three rabbit inoculations, be ginning with the weakest and ending with the strongest. The second dog was complete! cured. M. Pasteur says that whoever gets bitten by a mad dog 'has only to submit to my three little inoculations and he need not have the slightest fear of hydro phobia." Pasteur possesses a collec tion of mad does kept for exDeri- mental purposes. His inventory is 83id to include thirty -six dogs, abo'it one hundred rabbits,several monkeys and Guinea pigs, all in a more or less rabid state. It will be remem bered that M. Pasteur has made a series of brilliant discoveries of germs of disease. He now crowns his great discoveries by that of a sovereign remedy for hydrophobia. That is one of the appalling afflic tions for which, up to the time of Pasteur's discoveries, no remedy has ever been found. In California hydrophobia is very rare. But in other parts of the world it prevails more or less among ani mals. 9 Dogs, cats, wolves and foxes are subject to it. There is a theory that it originates with dogs, and is more prevalent in hot seasons than at other time. Sometimes the vic tim bitten is not affected for years that is, if the reporsts of many such cases may be accepted as true. It has been reserved for one of the most distinguished scientists of the world to discover a cure for hydrophobia. The "madstone" has always been a failure. Pasteur is able to make any individual proof against hydropho bia, just as the individual is made proof against small-pox by inocula tion. He is able, also, to cure hydro phobia, if treated in its first stages. Here is one of the triumphs of scien tific investigation. There is to-day an army of investigators, who are patiently working out experiments for the good of humanity. They work beyond the observation of the greater world. Now and then we have an announcement of a discovery which arrests the attention of the world. Low Grade Ore. In the history of mining oper ations, from itsJJOrat inception to the present time, there has been probab ly no feature which has had more in fluence upon the determination of men and capital to different points of interest, than the discovery of rich ores, and yet it is more than prob able that the result will show beyond the fact of inducing a current of de veloping forces toward certain points these discoveries have possessod no marked or permanent value. It will doubtless be proven beyond the question of a doubt, that the most important results of the development of our mineral resources will come, if they have not already eome, from the steady product of low grade ores If these things are true, of which there is at the present time little doubt, it is evident that the fact should be recognized, and that in the wiser plans for the future develop ment and estabhsment of the vast interests of mining upon a perman ent foundation, this point snonld be taken into consideration, and the basis of future operations be found ed upon the wisdom which has thus been involved from the wide range of experience, When a question lias been thoroughly tested and proven by years of "experience under every possible vicissitude and circumstance, and the result in every case is the same, it is certainly absurdly foolish for others to persist in gaining the same experience, at the same cost, to secure the same results, instead of ccepting a fact which has been dem oustrated at its point of advance ment. If the experience of thousands of men from different parts of the min ing country, wide and diverse as its character is, has shown that the fu ture value of the mining industry is to be found in the development of large bodies of low grade ores, then this fact which has been so well dem onstrated.should be taken1 as the basis for the best devised plans for future operations. Capital should accept this conclusion and plan its work from this central point of fact, and thus be better prepared to secure the results sought. In view of the conclusion determined, the discover ies of large or snail bodies of high grade ore should not receive the prominence which they have so far demanded, and the neglected and nappreciated fields of low grade bodies should come more prominent ly to the front. Mining has been prosecuted in this country a sufficient length of time to lose its elements of romance ana be established upon a perman ent basis, and until it comes to this point and its true object is under stood, it must continue to be classed among the speculative and uncer tain lines of enterprise, and wait un appreciated and practically unknown until iB true merits, its real value and its permanent character have been revealed by the faithful endeav or of a few practical men in differ ent fields, where results have proven the wisdom of their policy. Pro duction is the end and aim of all operations and expenditures in the field of mining. Anything that goes beyond this one point is false, injur ious, and in the end will prove disadvantageous, hurtful and disastrous. Chicago Mining Re view. Beware of mining Boomi. A short time ago the Colorado pa pers reported a great new mineral discovery at a place known as Mount Pi6gah, in that State. It was "the richest ever heard of." It was exten sive too, and it was not the vulgar and tabooed silver, but gold in chlo ride form, and worth thousands per ton, with boundless thousands ot tons in 3ight, Of course people went after it they always do. They went in 185jKby the thousands after Gold Lake, abandoning diggings that paid an ounce a day to the hand. They went again in 1852 the same way to Gold Bluff, and again in 1855 after Kem River. They were sadly dis appointed every time, but it did not cure them. The fools still live, and thev are now on the way by thous ands again after the phantoms Mount Piserah and Coeur d'Alene just as the former bubble has broken and been explained as a salted fraud something: like that of the famous diamond salt of ten years ago, over somewhere in the deserts of Utah Those who have spent the Bavings of years in outiitB are swindled. A few rascals are benefitted and a vast amount of misery will ensue. Of all men in the world, those who follow gold and silver mining are the most incorrigibly gullible; and they do not seem to improve by exper ieuce. Some thirty years ago, a hali dozen well to do miners read in the papers of a rich gold discovery some where on the Amazon, in either Peru or Bolivia. They too had ounce dig gings, and one of them an accumu lation of 85,000. Without sending an agent to look into the new mines and report, these men raised a com pauy of 100 and went out blindly They never found a mine that paid better than SI a day; but moat of them followed the old Spanish route taken three centuries ago by that dashing adventurer Gonzales Pizar ro, iouna graves among tne snow banks of the Andes or the sandbars of the Miranon, and of the whole lot only three got back to California, and they penniless and with broken constitutions. But they were not cured. They went again to Frazer in 1858 and to Mono still later, with like distressing results, and if any one of the three is still alive, we have no doubt he is now either on the way to Mount Pisgah or the Ccaur d'Alene. A bird in the hand is worth two in tne ousn. any man who is earning 2 a day in tbis State, or has a fair prospect of earning it at any honest business, had better remain where he is than to run the chance of finding ounce, or ten dollar, or rive dollar diggings in these new mines. Ounce diggings do not me&n an ounce a day regularly for any length of time It is an ounce one day and nothing the next, with the prospects of star vation, rheumatism, rags,pneumonia, disappointment and death in the mine. And yet, go id and sensible as this advice is, we feel confident that if Stanley should strike a gold mine on the Congo, right in the heart of the sickliest part of the dark continent, California delegations would be the most numerous and the last to leave. San Francisco Chronicle. Bisniutfe. Upon almost every hill injhe min ing districts of A nzona are to be found ledges of mineral having the appearance of iron. They aie run over daily by the prospector, and do not even receive from him a passing notice. Many of these ledges, it is true, are iron, but it is not true with all of them. When the miner brings piece of this rock to an assayer, he has a simple assay made for gold and silver, finds little or none and goes off contented. If any rare or val uable mineral is present it is by the merest accident the assayer discovers it, and if he does see anything pe culiar or unusual about the assay, he does not give it any attention. There is no doubt but that many of these so called iron ledges contain from one to twenty per cent of bismuth. This is a rare metal in the United States, and has a commercial value of $2.50 per pound. It has been found sparingly in South Carolina and in Colorado. It is an acidic mineral, and in minerology is classi fied with the arsenic group. Native bismuth is of silver white color, with a slight tinge of red, and is very easy to fuse. It is found in abund ance with the ores of silver and co balt in Saxony and Bohemia, also at Cornwall, England. There are var ious ores of this metal, and we be lieve it will eventually be found in large quantities in this Territory. We have been shown a grayish green impure oxide of bismuth, carrying about 8 to 10 per cent, and found within a few miles of Tucson. There is no doubt that the so-called iron ledges are bismuth oxide, of a gray ish, greenish, or yellow-white color, often of an earthy nature, and would be called earthy ochreous varieties of iron. It is also associated with magnetite, and forms a carbonate in crustation on many iron ores. It ex-; ists as a sulphide in acidular crys-1 tals of a lead gray color. Telluride of bismuth has been found in two or three localities in Arizona, It is found associated with gold, is of a steel gray color, and is both massive and granular. By the most simple and inexpensive tests the assayer can discover the presence of this metal We hope both the prospector and assayer will be on the alert for this and in a short time add something new to the mining industry of our Territory. Tucson Index. He Wanted to Pom. A resident of Park street had a photographer come up the other day for the purpose of taking a view of his residence, and the man of the camera had just got in position when alon came an old coon with a buck saw on his arm and wanted to know what was up. "Going to photograph, the house," waB the reply. "Then 1 guess I'll pose," remarked the old man. "I'll take a position at the left of the gate and represent the statue of Industry." . mi a i, a .. xne memoers or the family came out and arranged themselves, and the man called out: ".Here, old man, you want to get ont of that." "Can't I represent Industry!" "No, sir." "Can't I stand over here and repre sent Laziness?" no, Birj vy e acn twan't you in VT t TIT 1 . the group at all." Lemme represent the Sleeping Beauty." "You go away." TT J3 x -, . . jclo drew on to one side, the pass ing teams halted to give the artist a chance and directly the plate waB made. Everybody rushed forward when it was ready f r inspection and the old man was one of the first. As the plate was held tip he giggled and tickled and finally burst into a loud laugh. He had dodged around the corner of the house and his full fig ure was revealed behind the fanii iy. "What do you represent in that at titude?" sternly inquired the pho tographer. Well, I reckon that's a pretty good pose for Contentment." Very well. I will now represent Dissatisfatction," And the artist took the festive old ohap by tho ear and walked him out of the crowd and put in a couple of kicks which changed the pose of Con tentment to that of Sorrow. Detroit Free Press. Burled Alive. A young officer returned from Chi- a related, apropos of burying alive, the following experience: "On our passage home," he said, "we had in 'transport, besides our own troops, a large draft of French soldiers. Dis ease book broke out among thje close ly packed men, and deaths were of daily occurrence. The French dealt summarily with theii dead. As soon as a poor fellow had breathed his last he was stripped, a twenty pound shot tied to his heels, and his body thrust through a porthole into the sea. John Bull's prejudices rebelled gainst such rapid proceedings. When we lost any of our comrades they were allowed to be for twelve hours covered with the Union-jack, and the burial service was read over them before they were committed to the deep. Ono day a French ser geant, who had just fallen a victim to the pestilence, was brought up on deck in the sheet in which ho had died, to be thrown overboard. The twenty.pound shot had been fastened to his feet and the sheet removed. when, in pushing him through the porthole, he was caught by a pro truding hook or nail at the side and stuck fast. A few more vigorous thrusts Bent the body further through, and in bo doing the flesh was torn by the hook, and blood began to flow. The at tention o the bystanders was attract ed to this; and, moreover, they fan cied that they saw about the corpse other startling symptoms. 'The man's alive !' flew from mouth to mouth. In an instant willing hands were pressing eagerly to the rescue, and before the body could touch the water it was caught and brought up on deck. The French sergeant was one of the soundest men on boerd of the transport ship when we landed." Chambers' Journal. Down where I live people believe that Chicago was twice' burned out by the Lord for being so wicked, and that the third time'll do the business in earnest: There's a mighty good story told down in our section about Chicago. 'Spect it's an old yarn with you as 'tis with us, but some of our folks are half inclined to believe it's true. It's about a man who went down from the East to buy real es tate and settle in the West. He stopped at Chicago and was tempted to settle there. But the first night he went to bed and had a dream. Ho dreamed that he settled in Chicago and after many years died and went to heaven. He knocked -at the golden gate, when St. Peter came out and wanted to know who he was. He said he was Mr. Jones from Chicago. St. Peter shook his head and said he never heard of such a place. But the man insisted that thero was a Chicago and that he came from there, and! that if St. Peter would get his map of the United States, Earth, he could see for himself. St. Peter sent an angel for the map, and when it came looked over it closely. Finally he paused and remarked: "Chicago! Did you say Chicago! You are right; here it is. But you must excuse my ignorance, Mr. Jones, because you have the honor of being the fir?t one that ever came from thero here. She Feared Insanity. A young lady at Chelsia, who had been shopping in Boston, visited the office of a prominent physician on Saturday, says the Boston Herald. She was flushed and excited, and said she had a very strange sensa tion which led her to apprehend some serious trouble in short, in sanity. The peculiar sensation she described was a feeling rnbDey arondd in a circle on the top head. The doctor took off her hat and examined her head, but found nothing, and she remarked that the sensation had left her Sue pat on her hat, and after sitting a few mo - , ., , j , mg that it had come again. Another examination followed, first of the head, then of the hat, and in the hat a small hut active mouse was discov ered. If we can only convey the im pression to all ladies who wear large hats tc the theater that they are liable to be invested by mice, we shall have earned the thanks oi thousands. The little story is- true. For Pity's Sake. "Oh, do please, air; for pity's sake; do try and find out where my brother is and relieve my poor mother's breaking heart." The above is the closing paragraph of a long letter received by commis- sioner Spiegelberg yesterday, and written by Mamie McClinchy, of San Jose, Santa Clara county, California. She wrttfis that her brnMinr "ttMHnm was a miner in Pena Blanca five vears aco. and that Wm. Edward, former nnRtmaKtor thoro. mnst. lrnnw something of him. She last heard of him at Silver City, four years ago. j He is 28 veara old. The letter in full of simplicity and tender regard for both the mother, who mourns the absence of her son, and her brother. Tho newspapers of the southwest will do a most humane act of charity in aiding this young woman in learn ing something of her brother. Let the boys of the craft see what ihey can do. New Mexican, A gentleman who is at present in attendance at the stock convention is so bow-legged from riding on horse back that his lower limbs attract at tention when ho walks on the street. Yesterday a perfect stranger stopped him on Autstm avenue, and said: "My friend you ought to belong to the army." "I don't think so," responded the other party, good-humoredly. "I could not run very fast with them iegs." "You wouldn't never need to run from artillery. The cannon balls would all go between your legs. There is no other place for them to go." Siftmgs. The Helena (M. T.) Independent savs: "Miners m the upper district of Mill creek, Gallatin county, say that never in their experience of many years have tbey seen in that locality such terrible snowslides as have occurred there during the past week or two. The snow lay in great masses on the mountain sides until! the late warm weather, and now it comes down in the form of an aya- j lanche, carrying everything before it stripping bare the sides of the moun tains and filling the ravines with mintrled masses of snow, rock and I broken timber." Wanted to bk Cbkhated A Chica- go man, who seemed lying' in the throes of death, said to his darling wife: "I believe I would like to be cre- mated." "I don't think you can be," with tears rolling down her cheeks. A week later when he was getting better, the Chicago man said: "What made you believe I could not be cremated, Jane!" "The crematory could never reduce your cheek to ashes, dear. They can- not cremate brass, iron and metals. yo& know." "That's a fact." he replied. "I had not thought of that." Philadelphia Call, - The strongest refutation rjossibla the blood-curdling romances in which Arizona cow-boys figure, is presented by the eood order and fra- Vernal feelings which have distin- gaished the rodeos being mad throughout the Territory. Notwith standing the fact that for the- last two months there have been thous- ands of men engaged in the delicate difficult task of properly divid- ing stock, there yet remains to be .chronicled a single instance in which a clashing of interests has been set tled by an appeal to arms. Prescott Miner. Here is what the New York Life terms an "Arizona Episode:" Two drinks. Two more. Friendly game of poker. More drinks. Jack pot. More drinks. Four tens. Lively betting, Foure acey. Seventeen pistol shots. One inquest. Much public enthusi asm. A lariat. One posse of citizens. A batterinff-ram. A nonL-Kn nnvKr -Editorial in local paper on "Strides oi jivmzaiion," It was evening. Three of them were killing a cat. One of them held a lantern, another held the cat, and a third jammed a pistol into the I " wui. uui iu.au, ouuuuuk tuu Ulan L. . A, . . , ,s , . who held the cat m tho hand, and the one with the lantern was wound ed in the arm. The cat left when it saw how matters stood and that ill feeling was being engendered. Two brothers who were very suc cessful dentists built a larre aaal handsome house, the appearance of which is thought to resemble a molar tooth. It was a common remark. 'See what brothers can do when they pull together !" When a Chicago woman wanta a divorce she gets witnesses to swear that she has just discovered her bus- oand to be a St. Louis man, and the court releases her from the disgust PDg mesalliance at once. A yuuS lady at Saratoga weighed herself in the early morning and again after dinner, when she found she had gained fie pounds. She ate Very sparingly. It Was not that. &ne nad ner hairpins m position. The New York Sun hints at the possibility ot a pretty severe non xontai reduction or tne .uemoerauo vote next November." Kotice. There is no one authorized to col lect toll or rent for me at Canon. Station, nor will be until the road is thoroughly repaired, and then I will give ten days notice before anyone will be authorized to collect toll or pay for water. Wm. H. Hahdy. POWDER Absolutely Pure. Tlia mroder never viries. A marv! of parity, strength and wholeaomeness. 2re economic? than the ordinary kifiand oannot be Gold in competition with tbeknl titnde ol low teat, short weight, alcm or phosphate powders. Bold onlv in cam. Royaxi JBakdw Powm Co., 103 WaH-t., N.Y.