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WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY, 19, 1913.
I City (News
2 In Riitff
(From Sunday's Dally.)
A. B. Hoag of Dewey, ind Lj'fiss
Gn: well, of Mayer, are ( in the cily
Harry McMichacl, the' Mayer liv
eryman, was a 'brief business visitor
to the city yesterday.
M., J. Delaney, the , well known
miner of the Hassayamper, is .in the
city for a few days' on busine.-U.
Mrs. W. J. Mayer' and mother,
Mrs. Skelton, of Mayer, are in the
city for a few days visiting ;with
friends. ,, ,. ;,; , ,.
From the .Mines.
Ed. M. Foltz, identified with the
Wire Gold mines, near Crown King,
was an arrival from the camp on
Friday on business.
From the Coast.
Mrs. E. A. Rogers, wife of County
Treasurer Rogers, returned yesterday
from an extended trip to Los Ange
les for the benefit of her health.
C A. Randal, in charge . of the
Congress Gold .Mining Company in
terests at Congress is in the city on
business pertaining to that property.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fredericks, of
Camp Verde,- the -'formecawe'll
known cattleman, are in the. city for
a few days on a business and pleas
Called to Coast.
Attorney R. P. Talbot left yester
day for Los Angeles,- where he was
summoned by clients on important
lecal business. He will be away for
the next two weeks.
Miss Bertha ' Graves; popularly
Tcnown in this citv as a. trained nurse.
after a three weeks special engage
mcnt at Mercy hospital, returned
yesterday to her home in Phoenix.
Mrs. V". B. Creekmur is entertain
ing for a few days her brother E. T.
Hawkins, of Lodi, California, who
arrived yesterday. He had been vis
iting the southern part of the state
on business, and is en route home.
Mine Investor Returns.
Daniel H. Hemingway, of Kutte,
Montana, passed through the city
yesterday for the southern part of
the county, to renew examinations of
mines, with the view of closing a
di-L He was a visitor last Novem
Visiting Old Home.
Dennis A. Eurke. . proprietor of
ti e Burke hotel of Bouse, arrived
in the city yesterday on a business
ar.J pleasure trip, 'and -received a
welcome from many, .friends in .his
o!-j home. He reports the dese-'t
town as prosperous, - and nioref ac-
tmty going ,on at mines adjacent
than in many months. He particu
larly mentions . the"'big. .camp at
Swansea as producing ,f teadilynnd
Cattle Buyer. Returns.
A.. F. Hunt, of Pprtland, Oregon,
who will be remembered as closing
several deals for range cattle in this'
See Us for Your Needs.
WE DELIVER PROMPTLY
Phones, Black 217 and Black 114
We Solicit Yout Mail Orders.
P O. Box 650. Prescott, Ariz.
section last summer, returned yes
terday and -will Temain for a few
days on business. He was the larg
est individual buyer that has visited
this county in recent years, and
disbursed over $50,000 to local range-
Mr. and Mrs. E. I. Maddox, the
former agent of the S. F. P. & P.
railway at Jerome Junction, are in
the city for a few-days visiting with
their many friends. Mr. Maddox .was
formerly traveling auditor of the
road., ,- i, ,
Eastern Visitors. , , 1
John W. Converse, W, P. Stewart
and.T. J Ward,-of Philadelphia, all
heavily interested in' railroads of, the
east, are' visiting the city i for a, few
days, .engaged in-'.making' obs'ecva
I tions of the .state and1 investigating
Home -From Coast: ''"
The 'many1 friends in1 the city of
Mrs. Geo. Fl Anderson, wife of the
superintendent of bridges of tlw S,
F. P. 8t P. railway, will be interested
to learn that .she returned' yes'teiday
from San Francisco where she ' had
been visiting with relatives and
friends for several 'weeks.
From the Mines.1
Frank Hewfitt Is in the city from
his mining camp in Black Rock dis
trict, and brings samples of very- rich
gold ore from a recent' discovery in
the main shaft at a depth of' about
65 feet. He brought the pelts of
five civet cats "which will' be sent to
a St. Louis furrie'ri and which bring
$5.75 each. '' ' '
: ' From'' iTiicsday's f .Dally)
Business Trip.. . . i; t . ' t
E. B. Pentland, in, charge of- .the
.Mayer water works, -.was, ar brief .visi
tor to the city yesterday 'on business.
Licensed to Wed.;
John D. W. Stewart and Miss! Nel
lie Barnett, both colored residcnts iof
this city, were licenSed'nto",-wcd;-yes-terday
by the clerk' of ' the -superior
Concludes Visit.' '
Mrs" E. Bl 'Modcni 'who'' has been
visiting the city1 for Several days bn
business and renewing old" lime 'as
sociations, returned to the coast yes
terday. -.- -Realty
Transaction. '' '
Eva D. Grove has sold' to E.' E.
Brooks, for the sum 'of- $200, a;lbt' in
Fleury's addition of West Prescott,
the deed being filed for record yes
V. S. and A. W. Jones, cattlemen
of the Senator country, were in' the
city yesterday' bii business, reporting
grazing as good and cattle in fine
Mining' Man Returns. ,.'.
Henry Barkschat, well known as a
mining engineer and' "operator, has
returned from a business trip' of sev-
eral weeks to the coast,' and is at
the 'St. Michael'.'.
Visiting Miner. ' ' '
'Alex' Denney. one "of the'"' best
known miners' of the county, 'is in
the' city for a few days on business
from McCabe, near which camp he
On Mining Business:
T. L Laird was in the city yester-
'day' from' his camp on Groom Creek,
where he continues development on
the old Home Run claim, with the
showing as satisfactory. ,
From Big Camp.' ' ' '
Mr. and Mrs.' R. C. Duffy, of Je
rome, the former -an1 attache of the
office of the United . Verde Copper
Company, are in the city for a few
days visiting with friends.
Judge G. B. Naili; justice of tjie
peace of Seligman, has qualified by
filing his bond for. , record, iin; .the
sum of $1,000. His,; sureties arc M.
McBride and F, S. Dickerson.
From the Farm. " j
W. J. Dunn, one of the large farm
ers of the county, arrived in the' city
yesterday from his ranch on'the low
er Agua Fria, which he recently pur
chased from John, R. Wells.
From the North. j
Former County Recorder' W. I.
Johnson returned to the city yester
day from his silver mines in 'Cataract
canyon, north of. Ash Fork, -where
he has been operating for several
From the Davis. ' ' " j .
r Mr.' and' Mrs.' R. M: Hanson were
in the city yesterday from the Davis
mines on Slate creek. '..The former
reports the property as producing
steadily and the character of the
yield satisfactory. J
Mrs. Lucy Hunter, proprietor of
the Hotel Hunter at Camp Verde,
passed through the city yesterday for
Flagstaff, where she will visit with
her daughter for a few weeks and
enjoy a well-earned vacation.
Dr. and Mrs. F. S. Law, of San
Diego, arc in the city and stopping
at the St. Michael. Dr. Law is
heavily interested. in. .mines .adjacent
to the city, and contemplates renlairi-
ing" f6r several days to inspect hTs
From the Mines.
J. J. Sweeney was in the city Sun
day froni his camp at the Golden
Gate mines in Black Hills district,
and reports developmentgoing ahead
without cessation, and conditions
gratifying at all points underground.
He returns to the works today.
Comes to Reside. .
Miss Gertrude Joiner, prominently
known in social circles of Kansas
city, arrived yesterday and will make'
this section her future home, rcsid-j
ing with her cousin, Mrs. Harry,
Theurcr, at the Commercial mjne.s in
Copper Basin, t ,
Many Verde Visitors.
Among the arrivals -Sunday from
the. Verde Valley were. Mr. arid Mrs.
Granville .Fain, Mr. and. Mrs. E. Ei
Thurstqn( W. F, Wing'field, Jesse
and. NNv Cherry, Taylor P. Gab-i
bard, psler, Ellsworth and E. jj
Monroe. Business and pleasure
brings them to the city.
William Clift, of Big Bug district,
and. George Ball, of Mayer, are in
the city fpr a few days on litigation
before the Superior Court, in which
they arc principals. Mr. Gift retains
ranch interests on Beaver Creek, and
is one of the old-time residents. ?i
that section of Arizona.
Reports Good Showing.
C. K. Crosby, operating the mines
on the Santa Maria that bear his
name, yas in the, city yesterday on
business, and reports the sinking of
a hev shaft as under headway,, with
the, showing as favorable. He .makes
occasional runs of the mill, and is
well pleased with the outlook.
John Currcn, operating mines near
Walker, was in the city' yesterday
after supplies. He reports , that field
as very active in leasing, and . quite
a heavy tonnage is going to Hum
boldt smelters. He made a ship
ment recently from his mine, which
gave satisfactory returns, and in
short time will have another batch
ready for the same market. ,
A Shorthand Artist.
Miss Frances Craighead, the dau
ghter of Mrs. George Merwin, who
has been attending a business col
lege in Phoenix, has recieved a cer
tificatc of membership ,in ..the order
of Gregg. Artists, the headquarters of
which is in Chicago. This is quite
a distinction as. jthpscarc only .eli
gible who have a thorough knowl
edge of shorthand, and show special
skill and accuracy in execution.
Coming to Front.
J. A. Forbes, who was in the city
Sunday from his Independence .min
ing camp in Hassapampa district, rc-
pprts a general, revival as going on
.wjiich he attributes to the large line
of operations of the Climax Mining
Company. It is reported that new-
ground broken has been attended
with splendid results - in. gold ore
bodies exposed. ,Thc general belief
prevails . that the Climax is destined
to be a very heavy producer, and in
consequence miners , and investprs.
are coming intp-that .field to secure
locations. The country is on -the
eve of a marked change from, .con
ditions prevailing heretofore.
Submits to Operation.
The many friends of ,Mrs.f Lulu
Ward, mother of Mrs. Lester Ruff-
ner will ;be interested to learn .that
she is recovering from an operation
performed for appendicitis last week
at Mercy hospital, and, ,her restora
tion to health is assured. Mrs. Ward
arrived from Benton, Illinois, a few
weeks ago and was stricken sudden
ly ill a srort time after her .arrival.
A. E. Cwner, of McCabe, who .was
in the city' yesterday on,. school mat
ters of that district, . being.'a member
pf the bpard.pf trustees,, reports the
leaser as, very active and. heavy, pro
duction is .noticeable, at many mines,
'Many, old time properties .arc to- re
sume, was the, report and- the indica
tions ar,e , decidedly favorable for a
good year to be forthcoming, in fact
that field is assured of what, is .be
lieved to be a general revival of '.op
Admire the. Country.
1 Rev: and Mrs. J- M, Johnston, of
Petersburg, Illinois, who. have been
visiting the city for the pasf two
weeks, as the 'guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. King, left Sunday for home,
and en route will view the- Grand,
Canyon and the Pcrtified Forests.
Rev. Johnston besides his pastoral
duties in the above city is also sup
erintendent of the Salem Chautauqua
of Illinois, a position of responsibil
ity. The visitors expressed them
selves as very much pleased with
this section, and they return later for
a more extended visit, if in fact they
do not make Prescott their home in
DENVER. Feb. IS. The commis
sion form of government and non
partisan preferential system of vot
ing were adopted by Denver voters
ILL FOLLOW M TEAMS
Indians to Marry After
The Laws of The
(From Tuesday" j Dally-, t
From a, transaction that occurred
yesterday, in the clerk's .office of the
Superior. Court, the Apache lias evi
dently entered the tpr.ogressiv,e march
of the, times, and desires to be "h jok
ed up in the matrimonial yoke.likd
unto the orthodox ?tyle of his pale
This was exemplified when Jerry
Benson Spex asked for a license to
wed the girl of his choice, Miss Dora
Kinsey, both full blooded Indians, of
the White. Mountain tribe,, arid who
gave their place of residence, as the
Clear. Creek reserve, of the Verde
Valley, but whose ages were calculat
ed y so many mopns. ,,
Taylor, P. Gabbard,; agent of the
tribe, acted as the sponsor of , ,thc
happy couple, and his word, for it,
.the, ceremony will be pulled off in
a. few - days with, all the pomp and
gaiety of the white race, and with
an ordained minister to make the tie
up a legal one . The, prospective
bride and groom have .grown up un
der the environment of civilized con
ditions and while, their parents are
Still living, both appreciate the wrath
of the old folks that would follow
if the groom entered-) the wickiup
some dark night and skipped out
with the girl to the plateau of the
Mogollons and . claimed her hand by
right of conquest and physical abil
ity that was formerly the rule of the
This custom is to-be 'shattered to
pieces' in this instance and an up-to-date
wedding- will follow under the
pale-faced method. It will also be
the first legal marriage of its kind
in that reserve, and to make the oc
casion a notable one, verbal invita
tions will be sent to ,; every sub
reserve in the county, which will be
conveyed by some of the fleet-footed
ones living in the- Verde Valley.
(From Tuesday's Daily.)
, By the., return to this section yes
terday pf. ,BiH,' Osborn,. recollections
of early stage days, in ; Prescott 'are
recalled. This popular gehu .who
handled the . ribbons of a string of
six horses which pulled a Concord
coach out of the- old stage-yard "bn
South Montezuma' street' mow' occu
pied. by, the. Crystal Ice Company as
a-jcofral, with. Ehrenberg on the
Colorado river as the destination, is
still in harness with the pony, line
of .business, and his Services have
Dcen secured at Llarkdalc.
air. 'Usbonr has -been- residing' m
recent-years.in the southern part of
the state, following, the same line of
business as in Other days, but states
J.-.J t:i." i. r.ii. . ' .'" .,
inc. aiuu -nas worKcu navoc, as ,ipe
iron, horse did when it forced the
stage 'coach-to' the. wall in this"sdc-
ion.. Hc;drovc out.pf this city when
the...onIy road to the river passed
around Granite' Mountain1; and to, add
tohe tjirill of ,tlit' .far away day,
the- Apache Jurked op the line from
stjirt hy finish. He 'was never "held
tip"' by highwaymen, but liis many
encounters with the Indian filled; the
gap in a thrilling life' that haspasscd
into ihcm'ory. ' This veteran' road
ster recieved a. welcome from many
of the Hassayampers remaining, and
he leaves today for the new town
on the Verde to take charge of a
freighting outfit under the pacific
envlrbriment of what time has' ac
complished in settling up th'je coun
try and bringing it into a state of
"rustling' to make both ends meet
in the daily fight to sustain life and
LEARNING TO FLY.
AUGUSTA, Feb. IS L. F. Sala'zar
of the .Mexican federal army and
three sons of a Mexican mine owner
are here as students in aviation.
STAGE DAYS IN
TEH H U RT
(Prom Tuesaay Dallvl
orman Josh, - a -teamster of the
O; K.' livery stables -of 'this city," was
severely,, .injured on,, the chest.. and
legs Sunday afternoorit In--taking 'a'
loaded freight wagon to the Climax
mining camp, while rmakmgeparrs
after the breakdown occurred the
The reach had broken, and after
jacking the wagon up, it fell over
on his body, pinning In'pi underneath
for several minutes. When extricat
ed, lie was placed aboard "a passing
.team, apd' brought to this city fdr
medical attention. The. licavy weight
of the load was bclle.ved at the time
to' have inflicted serious injuries, but
yesterday afternoon he was pronoun
ced in rio.'.immediate danger, although
he is painfully hurt. It is believed
he 'wilt be out of bed inside of the
next ten' days.'
He had a miraculous escape from
death, according to the statements
made by 'those' who-'were on the
ground' a short time 'after the acci
(From Tuesday's Daily.)
S. P. McCorniick,. after a lpng
illness, due to tuberculosis,- passed
away Sunday, , . afternoon. He had.
been -a -resident -of' thir -county - for
over ten years, and. was ,a, stone cut
ter by , pecupattpn,-' following mining
at various times while not engaged
at his trade. He enjoyed a splendid
name as an. upright man, and up to
the time of declining health, was in
dustrious. He leaves a brother rcsid
ing in Los Angeles, and after the
latter's arrival the- tin)e of the burial
of the remains will be announced.
The body is at Ruffner's to be pre
pared for interment.
' (From Tuesday's Daily)
Tn the Superior" Court yesterday,
Judge F. O. Smith presiding, the ap
pointment of C. E, Gentry, P. J.
Keohane and J. H. Morgan was -or
dered as appraisers in the estate of
Mary J. Young, deceased.
an the" matter of .the estate of
Anna Bartholdi, deceased,- an order
was made approving the account of
E. J. -F'Horne "as 'special adminis
trator.1 ' :';
-The pctiti'on; for letters coadminis
tration on the estate' of Daniel Bow
en, deceased, was1 set for hearing' on
Friday, March' 7th: "
1 Judgment was given' plaintiff in
the case of William Thomas and
wife- vs. Alice ' S. AHerdyceJ ;and
others.' Involved was a suit to quiet
title to a ranch on Willow Creek.
Before Judge Krook, of ' Mohave
county, the following 'case's were
heard, Judge Smith being disquali
fied: '' - ' - ' ' ''- '
Judgment for plaintiff 'in the case
of Pete'Calvi -vsI"Dowdy & Gibson
was entered against certain property
levied upon by the sheriff
Hearing of the case of the Logos
Mining Company vs. L'on' Hall, 6c
cupied the remainder of the after
The cases of Logos Mining Com
pany vs. William Clift and George
Ball, E. W. Monroe et al. vs. George
W. Hance, R. H. Burmister Sons &
Co. vs. Burke and Sparks, and the
three cases of Chas.- H. Bolman vs.
Joplin Supply Company et. als., were
set for hearing before Judge Krook
on Tuesday, February 18.
NEW YORK, Feb.
$4.40 to $4.50.
, Subscribe for the' Jonrnal-Miner.
MADERO SURE HE
So His Secretary Wires
to a. Friend. In
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 17. "We
are certain to control the situation,
withis a short, time. Madero is de
terminted. arid the people, ard with
him," read a private dispatch to a
Washington friend from Juan San
chez. Azcona, S'ecretary of Madero
IS KILLED BV
By Associated Press.
GLOBE, Feb 17, Charles .Wills,
chairman of the; Pinal -county, super
visors, was , shot and killed by Chas.
Gentsch, according to a telegram
from . Ray., Gentsch. entered the
house where Wills was sleeping and
attacked him with- a cane. It is be
lieved he is insane.
STRIKE OIL BUT
IN, LIMITED QUANTITY
fFrqm Sundays. Dally.
Geo. -W. Hance,- who arriyed from
Camp Verde, last evening, states
that there-is- no-doubt bur -what oil
has been developed, , in ( the new .well
of, the Verde Valley Qil Company,
cbut the volume according to reports
made.., by- those whp were at the
works, was limited Considerable
discussion-.was, prevailing over the
determination ho'wever and the fact
of the well .penetratyig a depth of
over 720 feet, withou't water being
encountered, was regarded as a yery
favorable indication of a future flow
being established. Several stock
holders of .the company .residing in
that locality, were enthusiastic over
the outlook, and there was evidence
also of some excitement.
That considerable interest js pre
vailing in, that valley again over
the outcome of exploration for oil,
at three different points, .was shown
by another rush made to .secure
locations on Thursday, .in which
9,600 acres were taken up by .the
following residents of that qountry:
W. C. Patterson, Walter- Byler,
Carrol, and, Ortie ,. Power,, M-. R.
Turner, W, ,H. and F. H. Dickenson
and J. H. Brown. The rig of the
Los Angeles-Verde Company is due
to arrive on the Middle Verde this
week, which will make four compan
ies actively developing in that field.
IS KILLED IN, REBELLION
(Krom Sunday's Daily.)
Letters, receiyed yesterday from a
brother , at Brownsville, Texas,
brought the news . of the . death of
Fred McCullpugh, who enlisted .with
the insurrectbs operating south of
Vera Cruz. The deceased was for
merly a , miner of this, county, and
his death . was due to blood poison
ing from a? slight wound in the right
leg.. McCulIough left this section
about two years ago with George
Bledsoe and H. E. Lee, the latter
at one time being a Texas ranger.
All worked a.the El Tigre mines
of Sonora until recently.
WILL REMAIN HERE.
(From Sunday's Daily.)
F. W. Stewart returned Friday
from the coast, and confirmed the
sale of his lands and cattle holdings
in Williamson Valley to Geo. A.
Carter, of the Valinda Rancho, a
neighbor. Mr. Stewart will make
Prescott his future home, and re
turns to the coast in a few days,
joining his wife at Oxnard, for a
VIENNA, Feb. 15. That the rela
tions between Austria and Russia
over the Albanian questions are in a
dangerous state of tension was indi
cated today by an alarmist editorial
in'Jthe ReicEsposti: the' organ i of tthcr
Austrian heir apparent. , ."
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