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"A wi'ilil i-ietile new: "The tin mi !i !:!' i t nm-porl r:i rvv ' This iy to ne pivlin " fine Y'-ii' ' . .'- Mncli' o( ( o(- - V ' Tri. (Vi.l-.. Wi!ili-lil v;. -y "(iir-l;iy '' Tiiro';i it!.i',51: comivwv. Al l K' . i 7tt. t-.ikt at t i;,HuMnil l.niT. A Iverti.L -Ji ."i-rirtw ii n appliCH- U'lHs'toJUUsIs. All- I .11 Ii I,I,V Mill V.r M-tl tHSllil'lt ,1 T1I lolls HIKl HIIVflllM-IIH'MlT. im iiiii. iiml HdveiilM-niciii mr i nr- I Vsis if ml I'ollit I iimii: y lurtiie winr. ' liKS DAY, May 1 1. 181.3. V1VIMI In ctiteringthe fiohlof Arizona jour nalism The Oais feels called to make no aology and very littleexp'.anatiori. We live, and in Arizona, and arc thor oughly satisfied will' ninniril ings. at the same lime hoping to make the i,urroitiidingsas well satisfied with our cr. i;i ii ivimi s. A a mnvspapf r venture ui,s jouiiku i . , . I, is not established to nil a K-ng im want." but to create a new want ar.d till it as it develops. In the arid regions of America the wedding of water to the soil means a wonderful and rapid dcvolopniext, and TiikOasIs is now established at the scene of such a marriage in antici pation of the development sure to fol low, and with an intention of partici pating and aidir-K therein. Its held then is Southern Arizona and l'inal , . Ii I -irl iell 1 county generally, and .n.m.i MriK u- . For the present this journal will; have hut onecourseof policy, and that ' i will Ik- to oresM.t to the world the a,. , vantages and possibilities of this won- j .i n.. . -...I i. i.iitliiio OCUIOI.V Illll'lUI 11 of the work orooosed v.i ,I M . . I,.,,, I "Il'.l I lil.l'.'.TV , as voluminous as the work itself, so it will le .assc(i at present with an as surance that as it develops the reader will readily comprehend that well fol lowed it isa labor of sufficient magni tude and value t o keep one small news paper busily engaged. The )Hlitie;tl olicy of The Oasis need worry no one just at present. It will be a long time before the next elect ion, and there is a vast amount of it her work to be done Ix fore jHtlitieal work will liegin. When it does this paper will very likHy Ix- found his- !' ' 1 Ol decided Opilll' IIS. OUI WHICH .. . . , i .... I ... ..I will be expressed courteously and fairly -unless sumeone else lirst becomes i uncoiirteous and unrair. There are ; m:mv bere who knew the editor and j ids work in other fields, and tiny can : fell what may he expected in (hie time. Hut material development of natural resouices is theobjert now in view, and that object will absorb nil 1 he time and at tent ion that can lw d.-voted by I he force now at hand. t- I III V IV I Ml s. Shortly after passing I'icacho TcaK the Taciiic bound passcmrer 0:1 the Southoru racifie railway notes that the tiaiu cr'.'Sse-j a vast plain skud on all sides by shadowy mountain chains wh.o-e far distant outlines seem to almost ruclt into the over azure vault sVjvc TJ.'C sc:l (f 'his rrt.-n expanse H a i,ch niitiVium ibid needed onlv the magic torch of water to give It life and verdure. Coinpl .-tion of the Florence canal from the Gila at a point f.rtv ,nii un-nv in i oivcn tlie trans- f-;m-:r.2 tch. i:i rcinosee to its vi-A. t.ttL Ja IW ,-,V -.nV, Ks-V.sn , w.iMf has become an i hchaut lug scene ' t : I 1 1. 1 . hi, 1. 1. mil liv tilt' I'l j o mo miiiiii. .,i.- fertilizing waters tl im' parched and iw'lw soil now smiles with green tiY'ds of waving alfalfa, and fruitful vineyard-; and orchards, when the vine and olive, onnge and fig thrive luxuriantly and produce abundantly. ! At a commanding spot in t his bright .., -,,ii(,,is ,llt" ,1,'so1'' l"t'i',,Ml Arizola. - 1 i j the homo of Tiik Ovsis. Here i the seat of an enterprising. nourishing colony, the development of which is destined 1" become one of I lie marvels t.ftliisrinaldeea.li- of t i i - nineteenth century. Toe lowiisite f Arizola was s,;v voyed and platted in May of last vear. Now Ideated tliei eon are a tine, two- story, brick lintel: a largo, brick store building, double, well stocked with general merchandise; a fisi'-. brick, building which is the publication oftHv arid prop' ity of Tiik Oasis: a flood, conmi'idioiiS. bri-k school house: and several nice eottavies of liriek. with others contracted and in process of const ruct ion. The townsite is con- venlentlv and admirably arranged. and is laid out f-r the growth and de - velonmeiitof a lvaut iful citv of homos. In the oortion of the site set apart for trade tlie lots are the regulation business dimension 2Txl Jo feet. In est range of products, plenty of water the area laid out in residence lots their ! for irrigation, a delight U and healthy size is :oxl 10 feet, making very hand-; climate anda great future. Comeand some jiroperties: and beyond these. tojee. 1 1 c limit cf the site, the land is laid hi five acre tracts. These lots and tracts are selling cheaply on very advantageous terms. and the company conducting the enterprise, will con tract with purchasers to erect any kind of a building and t' plant and rare for any kind of a vineyard or or chard on terms that will be both sat isfactory and adx ant ageous. By this mi thod the homeseeker may have his house constructed and the surround ing grounds brought to a high stage, nf lifi , net Velless ,'llld ol'IlM IIH'Ilt al i . 1t.for( entering occupancy. ,rM. l.,v, ...l 1.. I 7 The street are broad awl well laid, Lincoln avenue, the principal th'v - ...... i. ihi f,.,.i u i.l, and all . - . ,,f li0,N streets hi width. All it hash, palm and ,, , ,.tl..,.,.wl UIIIIIH Ull UO.N ' I' .lllO.' Illl.l. ll ' ... I . ',1 which are growing imeiy aim win s on convert, each way into a beauti ful and umbrageous arcade. In front of the hotel are several orange trees that bore fruit last year and are now in bloom for another crop. Umbrella and pepper trees are alsj growing on the hotel grounds, and evince a vigor ous and hearty growth. Between the hotel and depot grounds is a public plaza handsomely ornamented with ash. pepper, cedar, eucalyptus and umbrella trees, and seeded to lawn grass. This little plaza is rapidly as- (. .. , , . . .. .. - 1 . ,1 . I. Ii: !U iIIIII Ln.litl, 'Uiu "in ' . :1 a,.. .nine s.-ou At the deiH.t. the southern Tacilic bas ample facilities for handling a large traffic-plenty of sidetrack room. a commodious depot and a stock chute and corral, the latter the only st rue - t ure of the kind between Tucson and ;,.(i. . Adjoiuing the railway station on the south is l he extensive fruit farm of Colonel I . S. Thomas, a more ex tended descript ion of which may lc found in another column. This fine property wii h its living groves of fig. almond. each. olive and other trees, and Its extensive vineyard, all set in a verdant baekround of luxuriant, al- falt'a just beyond, make:, a most strik- Tm, 0a(-1s h;H ,.ilc tncM little printing- object lesson of the horticultural ; iriJf 0ltlcc in Arizona. Everything in resources of Southern Arizona. ; jt frota tnc .nc.Cp- f.xt" to the cyl- In the Immediate vicinity ef Arizola ;,.,, r pr;s..;, h --icl:, span r'.'.v. direct are many acres of patented lands that have water rights in the rkirenee canal attached and may be bought on reasonable 1 onus and prices. Not far :.wav are. manvser.tious of government laud uadcr th faae canal, that may ! AC,l alii rM.VnV,'. The products nf thcM fertile lands ar th'' various citrus and deciduous fruds of semi-tropic cllincs -orange, lemons, liys. raisins and oliven, apri- cols. M'acHe.. pl anes, nectarines anil pears -and all t hi" small fruits - straw - berries, raxpberi ies, blackberries etc. Almonds and ot In r nut bearing trees are also very profitably cultivated. J The producer of cit rus fruits has the j entire country lor a market. Willi a jrreat and growing demand thai keets pac'f with product i'ii in such a decree that with all t lie increase in home pro duct ion during t he past ten years t here has been no appreciable diminution in f-r. ten importation. And prices are generally such that the lucky owner of a .-.mall vineyard or orchard in bear ing enjoys a permanent competence. Owhikfto the early season deciduous fruits of all kinds can lie sent, to mar ket four to eiht weeks earlier Uiau from the earliest prions in Califorain, pi vliii: the Arizona producer the ad vantage of highest prices and readiest sales. Here. too. isa delightful climate, an ; elysium to the healthy, a sanitarium ! to the invalid, I Here then isthebest p ble place ; for the homosreker heap lauds of i the highest productive jK.wer and rid- In Southern Arizona t lu re is room for al! and evfrvone, and Arizola will antagonize no other town nor locality. CgCisequent )y t here is no call for any other town or locality to antagonize Arizola. Individuals with political uspirat ions should keepotit of t lie way of t he band wagon, however, and avoid being run over. Arizola has votes, and she will have more when the next election is held. Kighl . vears ago tlie I '.ear Valley darn ' I s;.,,, !,., r,li n i t r 'ilir,,riii-.i lit ,ii,i ,,.i iiiti , 1 1 m i , x ...... ! Wils hut a wlu-iur in the fertile brain m ,.ii enterprising engineer. Nov ' . t. out i.ei.t-Liior Liitir1n.-.i.r Vu-lliu .'(Mi uiv , assets of the company owning thedani amount io .'..")h).o(K). Yet the Iiear j Valley scheme is of boy's size in com- ; paiison with the one. offered at 'The I, ,!! ,,1,,., ,.r...w.. ; Illll.V.." , I'll III, ,11111 rtUHH. IIVI.IIV.V. Hovv prone is the world to accept distinctions without differences. It is considered a great virtue In President Cleveland that he will appoint no rela tive to office. Yet he has appointed his law partner and other business associates men closer to him 1 ban any bnt her. Near Florence, last year. Mr. S. L. Coolev. now of Arizola, cut fortv-five tons of alfnlfa from less t ban five acres 01 i.inu. un ins me acie iiaci was a bouse and garden, wincn (H'cii)ied a 1.,, I ,,,,., , I... ,,, ,,,, 'lit., t-iull ,tf o.iumivoi I ll,r ;l "111111. in, ,,m. mi. alfalfa was fully ten tons per acre. At tlie present. rate of approjiriat ion the public domain will all soon le fak- , '" Then will come r.n era of high , I"'',,f's "hen no one will get. real estate : without, paving well for it. .Moral: ; provide against that time by purchas- i"g a home in thr Arizola colony. lu the course of time ever changing i fashion makes old styles new again, i The I'imaaud Papa go squaws of Ari-i zona, win) through many years have a!Veei ionately clung to tlie clinging euipiie gown, uf: now in the height of fa:-iliil!. , from tlie foundry, and ranch of the ( material v,-tis made expressi.v rot tuts : u-r. ( - I Three feet of snow in Minnesota on tho tweutictb of April. Why dou't . .fittf ! To Increase the physical Mat up-anf stamina of its people tlie .lapaiest government reeomuiends a sulistltil tion of a ir.eat diet forthe lice and INK j neieli.lnre umii. j..u n n uiemeii ' in 'lit supply the people the incur) ftn I buying t he more evp'nsjc fM.ei rrcom ' mendedy ; California has und'Ttakeu to riiak'' newspaper men lionet. by law, having made mi-represeiilatioii of c)rculatiia a misdemeanor. They have been H successful therein making others hm. et by law that there were none .ij to reform but the press fraternity. ' In his aiL'iiaieiit in the I loach e;H' ; Senator Voorhees of Indiana, content- ed that the uestlnn of morality win not an issue in determining the quj i itications of senators. This has cj' r Ik-cii the rule, but it was never fonc i lated iM'fore. i lly the reservoir on ( he Hue of t V'lonnce canal, ahitit fifteen m.,'s aimve Arlola. all lands in t his vieiij ty are assured an abuii lant supply of va terforall pui)oses. v.hatever maylie the stape of water in the river. In ,'southerrH ailturiiia K'( d ff lit land costs Whi to if 'pi a n acre. At ri- zola land of the sum" .quality, viith water, lyina within a same's thm of a railway stati in, i;;ii be ln.u-id la smail tracls fur s'vi an acie. The international irrigaii. gress, about to assemble in Lo.s ) on les, will Im- one of the most imporj.int, public gatherings of (he year, zona am! l'inal county should have full representation. ri ot h 'Men were made .Tor places an rrot ; places for men" was : favorite minim j of Tope Adrian VI. but hispliiosi I'l'.v does not seem to have reached thv i freiuient (xrurence of the wrong mn in the right place. ' I., ... ;. f I i ii-:. ri j jii luiviiiiiioii i ij ,('si)i,i,i jjillii a'l ' miral lecenllv omeatn- oosi , s.,. i . ; .1 . i : 71 i i i i-ii i i: .i i n uu.ii its sitting in accordance wilh law, without holding over aunt her di Tiik Oasis plant was delayed :Uiut thirty days soiuewheni along t hf rail way I.U'lween Chicago and Arlzolh, cou- seijuent lyt he in it ial number isa later than was anticipated. Louth Ueservoir construction has v millions of dollars to fnaneleri -lded with l'inal t he courage to embark t herein county offer. wonderful opjiori Tiiies for such investment. Come to Arizola and live niellr vour own vine and fig tie?. The rizola ' Lail, a,i Ir.iprovcment Com)); iy will , r,n,vj((. tie vine and Ii tre.4..n the : lns,t alnx-rU olan An Alabama man acensi s i local church of obtaining mow-v niif)' r false, pivtenses. He at tended a hugj.'iuKl:e and his ovn wife was runif in mi him. lioth are mad. The Indiana man has foilov.cd the Ohio man into rei ireinenf . ai d it is novv tlie (ieorgia man who kii'x'ka off most of the fiolitieal persimmons. Hival jag cures at I'lueiiix hive so reduced prices that it now costs no j more to cure a first-cla-s jag t'lan to ' get one. With thorough cultivation an Inch i of water can frequently be mile to a : as far In irrigation as six inet.es with ' our. j At its beginning each national d ; nlniitiv'.tio:. Is to le "a bit.iM-.; t:d . nilnlst nit.h't:." i Irrigation investments have 'jeer. run the gilt -edged securities of Die jiresent any. ' ... vid cA