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FREEDOM OF PRESS SUSTAINED
Judge J. K. P. Killaspie of Harris
and Galveston counties, who oiit
Editor M. E. Foster of the Bonstoo
Chronicle and one of his rapettet It.
jail for publishing the proceedings oi
a murder case after he had been
warned not to do so by the court, arai
reversed all along the line. Thi
rights of free speech aud an uutrutu
meled pres6 are held inviolable.
In a written opinion Judge Header -son
"Foster published the evidence ad
duced on the trial of I). E. Williams. !
charged with murder in Houston,
after the court had instructed the re- j
porters not to publish the evidence,
and on this account the court tiued
Foster $100 for contempt, and he re- J
sorted to the writ of habeas eorpu-.
The court holds the relator's couten- j
tion was correct: that it was not coin
Telegrams on Wednesday from Wash
ington indicated that there is a possi
bility ot a C0111pron1i.se on the state
hood bill, whereby Arizona and New
Meixco will ha admitted as one state.
i ! con 1 -. those who are the loudest
-hooter- for statehood are opposed to
this measure but then, mark you,
these self same loudest shouters every
last one of them have some personal
object in view in wanting statehood.
A score or so of them want to go to
coiii.'i ess, or to the United States sen
ate, two score or more of them want
to U' governor, then there is a lieu
tenant g iveruor. secretary of state and
a whole lot of other offices to All. If
the two territories are admitted as one
si ate it will only take half as many
officials to till the positions as it will
if two . par:ite states are admitted
Arizona is a democratic territory
aud it admitted will be a democratic
state. New Mexico is republican as
rule, and would probably lie a re
publican state, aud could furnish a
republican majority, if united with
Arizona as a state, to overcome the
democratic majority in this territory.
That would knock the aspirations of a
great many democratic politicians in
'he head, henre the disfavor with
which they look upou it. This shows
that with a great many ieople the ad
vocacy of statehood is not a principle
but a policy.
Again, there is a long list of schem
ers, who want statehood. Some have
legitimate business enterprises which
they desire to promote. Others have
the wildest sort of wild cat schemes.
The iermaueuce aud stability which a
state government would give would
prove beneficial to both of these
classes. They do not want too big a
state, and care not a fig for statehood
:i My except as it will promote
their personal ends. The lieueflt to
le received by the masses are not
taken into consideration.
Statehood under proper conditions
would le a good thing for all con
cerned. The territory of Arizona and
New Mexico combined as a state under
the euphonious and pleasing name of
Arizona would make a commonwealth
which would attract attention all over
the I'nited States. The only thing
lacking to make it wholly complete
i- a small slice from southern Califor
nia extending to the Pacific ocean, so
the great state which would be rich
in mines, in stock, in timber, in ag
ricultural and horicultural resources,
might also have a sea port of its own.
It would soon make a veritable em
pire in itself. While there would be
one capital less and it would afford
A special telegram from Washington
to the Phenix Republican says: "The
omnibus bill, I bleieve, is dead. A
bill admitting Oklahoma and the In
dian territory as one state aud Ari
zona and New Mexico as another state
is seriously considered, and is the
only measure possible this session.
It is proposed to give the unte Ari
zona to the new state made up of Ari
zona aud New Mexico, the capital to
be at Santa Fe. This is regarded as a
possible outcome of the present legis
lation, although all legislation may
fail and an extra session be forced on
account of the pending treaties, ap
propriation bills and trust legisla
tion." The Journal -Miner in its last issue
treated this question at some length,
as to the admission of both territories
as one state, which naturally brought
forth an expression of opinion from
its morning contemporary emphati
cally opposing it. This was to be ex
pected. In the course of the remarks
made by the aforesaid contemporary it
said that if left to a vote of the peo
ple 9." per cent would vote against it.
Of course it is simply presumptive on
its part to assume to know how the
people of the territory stand on the
question. As to a preferene to admis
sion, alone or combined with New
Mexico there is no doubt that the
people of Arizona would prefer the
former natrually. As to not being
admitted at all or being united with
New Mexico and gaining admission
the chances are that exclusive of the
candidates for office the proposition
would carry overwhelmingly. If
statehood is a good thing, and no one
doubts it, both territories would be
benefitted as one state, and it would
not be long, under statehood rule,
until Arizona would have the required
300.000 population to become a separ
Another statement of our contem
porary is that politics do not enter
man in the territory that does not
know better than this. Were it not
for the fact that Arizona is over
whelmingly democratic there would
not be such a solid democratic front
in the senate supporting it.
Another Fine Brick Building To Be
Erected on North Cortez
Ola Cliff House to Be
and a Modern Hotel
Take Its Place.
Stephen J. Gnash was a passenger
for Los Augeles today, having been
summoned to that city to consult with
architects who are preparing plan
for a splendid new brick building
which it is proposed to erect on lie
lot where the old frame Cliff House
now stands, at the corner of Cortez
aud Willis streets.
This property lelongs to a Mr.
Peery, of Greeley, Colorado, and is a
very valuable piece of property, so
valuable in fact, that Mr. Peery has
decided to remove the old frame build
ing and make the costly improve
ments above mentioned
The building will have a 50-food
front and will extend clear liack to
the alley and be at least three -lories
high with possibly four stories, cost
ing something like MO,O0Q.
The first floor will contain the hotel
rotunda, a tine barlier shop and an up
to date restauraut. where the patrons
of the house, as well as the general
public, can secure as fine a meal as
the market will afford. This will lie
made a special feature of the new
house. There will lie about Ml rooms
in the upper stories, provided t hen
are only three stories, but if the plans
should be for four stories there will
lie about li") rooms for lodging pur
poses. They will be built and fur-
netent for the lower emirr of it.; . .tin
motion and without affidavit to ad '-il l-sitious for only half as many
judge him guilty of contempt and
then attach him to show cause nhj
said judgment should not be made
final and that such procedure was il
legal and void."
In summing up. the court holds:
"The fact that no decision can In
found in support of the power 011 the
part of the courts of this country to
prohibit the publishing of evidence i
developed in the course of such trial
is strongly persuasive of the absence
of such power; for if it had been as
sumed to exist, evidently somewhere. .
some judge, before this time, would
have stopped it ; we would have a re
pert of the case. Hut even if it be ;
cyiy-d that some other court in
some other state had decided in favor
of the iKwer of the courts to inhibit
the publication of testimony and to !
treat a violation of the order as a mat
ter of contempt, then such decision,
in order to be even persuasive, should
afford some good aud sufficient reason j
as its basis, otherwise it would be en
titled to but little consideration, es
pecially when we take into view our
constitutional provisions which have
a hearing on the subjvt.
"Section 8 of our bill of rights
guarantees to au accused perea 1 1
speedy public trial by an iniiartial
jury. If the constitution guarantees
a public trial, is it in the power of
the court to make it a private trial:
If not, then where is the power of the
court to prohibit spectators or to re
quire or enforce thereafter silence on
those who have witnessed and heard
the proceedings? If there is no power
on the part of the court to prevent
spectators from rehearsing evidence.
by the same logic the court has
authority to prevent a publication of
the testimony. "
politicians as two states, the ex
peaae of maintaining one state would
lie a vast amount less than the cost of
the state governments, though proba
bly more than half the amount.
A great deal of op)ositiou has been
ma 11 if est ed towards this proposed com
promise measure to admit the two
territo-ies as one state but really very
little argument has been brought for
ward against the proiiositiou. No sign
of oposition has appeared yet from
the great masses of the people which
is an indication that they would not
In a recent interviwe in Phenix ex-
nished in a strictly first class manner
There is not au intelligent I and will afford a splendid sonic- ot
revenue to the proprietors, and at tin
same time supply Prescott with what
has lieeu greatly needed, a first class
lodging house that will have ample
accommodations to take care il the
transient lodging business. Present!
has a number of large and splendid
lodging houses, but there lias been
scarcely a day in two years that
they have not been compelled to turn
people away, aud whenever there is
auy special attraction in the city, it
is nearly impossible for visitors to gel
a place to sleep.
Mr. Gnash is deserving of credit in
promoting this good work and Mr.
Perry is to be congratulated for his
good judgment in deciding to make
the investment, as it is sure to lie a
good profit producer and will reflect
credit to the city.
Naval Constructor Hobson has ten
dered his resignation to the navy de
partment, and it has been forwarded
to tne president with the recommen
dation that it be accepted. Hobson
was given an assignment for duty
which was not to his liking and he re
signed. Now he claims he was forced
out of the navy. Department officials
say he forced himself out. The fact
is that the Merrimac affair was too big
for Hobson. It was a daring deed,
and was applauded by the world.
Hobson was feted by men and kissed
by women until his head seemed to
have been turned. He is a good naval
officer and there were greater possi
bilities yet in store for him if he had
chosen to remain in the navy. He as
pires to become a politician. Even a
first class naval officer may make a
failure of politics.
T . , Some people begin
L to show age before
AM. Vn nr 9 the meridian of life
is reached, or they
have lived out half their days. They are
prematurely gray, haggard and sickly,
and seldom free from au ache or pain of
Cold feet, chilly sensations, stiffness in
muscles and joints, weak stomach and
.Mior digotion lack el energy, and drows
iness, m -rvousness, etc., show that old age
Has been reached ahead 01
time. Bad bloo 1 and w eak
circulation itto'e often
produce these miserable
feelings and signs of de
cay than anything else.
An inherited taint or
poison of some descrip
tion is at work in the svs-
tem, causing stagnation and a general
unhealthy condition of the blood ; and
tlii.-, and not the weight of years, is drag
tug you dow n to an untimely old age and
making life a prott.ictt d torture.
I r purifying the blood and toning up
the circulation nothing is equal toS. S. S.
It removes from the system all the waste
matter that has been accumulating for
fean, and makes the blood rich and pure,
stimulates the apjwtite and digestion, and
invigorates the entire body.
S. S. S. is a purely vegetable remedy,
ind the best purit.er and tonic for old peo
ple, and those who are beginning to show
age became of the run down condition of
the blood. With rich, pure blood there is
no reason why old people should not re
tain the happy disposition and buoyant
6nints of youth.
If you have a can
cerous sore. Rheu
matism, or any of
the ailments com
mon to old age, write us about it, and our
Physicians vv ill advise you without charge.
Book on Blood and Skin Diseases free.
The Swift Specific Co., Atlanta, 6a.
Railroad Fare Bill Passed and the
Freight Bill Started on
Fares Four Cents Per Mile Freight
Two and One-Half Cents Per
Ton Per Mile.
tain the happy dispos
The Nevada Appeal says a good
looking, well to do bachelor of Car-
BorefMI Murphy presented the best sou who was being teased by the
sigMnunl in opiwisitiou to it. and yet I young women of the club for not mar
H it not anananetnbbaa, as congress ryiug. offered to make the girl whom
could make legislation covering the
difficulty as tot he difference in the jur
isprudence. As to public buildings do
division would lie necessary as all
would belong to the new state. Mr.
"Beside physical and commercial
rea-ons we could not properly divide
' our public buildings, adjust our pub
lic debt or regulate our courts. Our
I jurisprudence is different ; we have a
- code aud New Mexico works under
NMM law. Were the two united
under one government the area would
equal New Englainl. New Jersey. New
Votk. 1'idaware. Penuslvania. Mary
land. West Virginia and Ohio. For
this i'e:-on alone the government years
ago cut Arizona off New Mexico. It
;- inconceivable that any such compro
mise could le given serious consider
ation by anvbodv.
the club should elect his wife just 'Jo
show them that he was not averse to
matrimony. Each girl went to a cor
ner and wrote her choice on a piece
of paper, disguising her hand writing.
There were nine members of the club
and the result showed one vote for
each. The young mau is still a bache
lor, but the club is broken up and its
members are all mad at each other.
Teller is getting funny. A Chicago
telegram says: "Don't become ex
cited at the threats of anti-trust legis
lation which our republican friends
are making." said Henry M. Teller,
the Colorado senator today. "They
' dont' mean anything by it. It is just
a bluff to fool the people. Nothing
that will injure their very good
friends will come of it." Then the
senator laughed as if he had told a
very funny joke.
CHANGES HUB RINGS.
"The woman who loves her jewels
wears them. Sometimes she wears too
many. We sympathize with the temp
tation. So. too. it seems, does the
Queen of Spain. She owns hundreds
of rings of every sort aud variety.
She decided sensibly that it would
not do to wear them all at the same
time, (iiveu ten fingers, one caunm
crowd with the liest will in the world
more than two dozen rings upon
them. Her Majesty finally hit upon
a plan iniioue enough to be rtvoin-
mended. She changed her rings seven
or eight times during the coarse ot
an evening Admire a pearl, and five
minutes later, if you are an observant
guest, you will see substituted for it
a ruby or a diamond. The process
takes but a minute, aud it -ati-Me-
queen who reasons that if sin- doesn't
wear her rings they must lie locked
iu a safe." From the February t'os
FIGHTING FOK TRAIL.
Wall h t'amerou Wins Die: lion 111
Court for Hright Angel Trail.
TAXPAYERS GET A JOLT.
The board of snperriesrs hit The
tax payers a jolt yesterday under the
belt in letting the contract for tin
burial of the dead. There were two
bids put in for burial in plain boxes
one for SI.90 iier body and t lie ot her
for $8. The present co;. tract is tor
about per Ixxly. the exact figures
not being'at hand. Instead ol award
ing the contract for the next year to
the lowest bidder it was awarded to
the highest bidder. One of the super
visors is quoted as saying, whether
correctly or not. in explanation of
his vote, that he considered the ether
bid too low. hence voted tor ying a
little over twice the amount for which
the work was offered to lie done. Of
course such an argument as thi- is the
merest sort of subterfuge as the con
tractor is required
Maier A- Zobelein. one of the prhi-
110 cipal firms of beer manufacturers in
Los Angeles, aud also proprietors of
the Chutes, a famous pleasure resort
of that city, are negotiating with Car
rie Nation to give a series of lectures
at the latter place. They think Car
rie would le a drawing card for the
chutes, and that the crowds who will
go to hear her will become thirsty
and drink more Maier A Zobelein
lieer. Mrs. Nation has sworn off from
the saloon smashing habit, aud has
announced her intention hereafter of
'voting herself exclusively to lectur
ing. She carries with her a supply
ol ininature hatchets which she sells
as souvenirs on her lecture tours.
The Arizona Democrat changed
hands Wednesday. The new editor,
proprietor and manager is Frank M.
King who is by no means new to Ari
zona journalism. John O. Dunlwr
will le associated with him iu the
litoiial work. Mr. Sam F. Webb
whom Mr. King succeeds, has made
And now the telegraph says that
King Edward did not have a cold at
all on the occasion of the proposed
visit of the king aud queen to the
Devonshire castle. It was "all Queen
Alexandra's fault that the trip was not
taken. She is jealous of the Duchess
of Devonshire and would Jnot accom
pany her spouse.
The Salt Lake Tribune contends
that the conviction of Col. Lynch
for treason because he fought for the
Boer cause is certainly wrong, because
it is the inherent right of au Irish
man to fight for any cause. Never
thought of it in that light before.
Guess the Tribune it- right.
legislators are preparing to get
their gaffs into the tax iwyers good
and plenty. Mills proviidug for au The reference of the Alaskan bouu-
HipeniliUaie of about fi'i.tiuo ou the 1 dary dispute to a commission of six.
university have lieeu introduced aud
the normal schools waut large appro
priations for improvements. There
are a numlier of very hungry officials
-altered over the territory too who
are clamoring for more eoiniensat ion
from tlx- tax payers.
an enviable reputation for himself in
to give bond.- f..i the newspaper field of the territory
the faithful performance of the con and he enjoyed the advantage of being
tract. The contract in Msrieops tae chairman of the democratic terri-
couuty calls for 08 cents per body the torial committee. Gazette.
loard of supervisors there not a -
iug that even these figures are too I., v
and there have been no indication- -f
an uprising on the part of tax payers
there in revolt against it. It is fame
that the amount involved in the eon
tract for burial of the dead in this
county does not represent a large sum
of money, but the principle is just
the same whet her. 00 or IQj,WJr)is in
volved, and the service given at 13.90
would have lieeu just as good as that
which will lie given at the bights
price as the bidders could not afford
to slight the work any. The question
arises-"what is the use of advertising
for bids, if the supervisors are t..
what price is to le paid or an- to re
ject bids because they are BeSMMercM
It is also learned that in San Fran
cisco, the contract for this d.i-- of
work now in force is 81.70 per body,
while in Fresno. California, it baa
been contracted for at the whole-ale
price of 81.00 per I'M Iwxlies, or one
cent per body. It might be pertinent
to askjhow'many individual SMtabera
of the board would spend their own
money in the same way in which th. v
propose to spend the people's eeaejr
by giving $8 for an article which
they can buy for SI. 90. Thi- op tion
is not one of giving it to thi- 01
that man, or firm, but i.- a simple 1
business proiiositiou and liewlil h m
been treated as such, the lllhsiell
The Las Vegas Optic says that there
are only two members of the New
Mexican council who can think on
their feet. The paper fails to state
on what part of their anatomy the
others do their thinking.
Ralph Cameron aud the Santa Fe
railroad company had a legal contest
before Judge Sloau ou Tuesday in an
action brought by the rirrrwfy to
test the validity of Cameron". ex
clusive right to the Hright Angel
trail. A decision was rendered iu
favor of Cameron.
The contest over the BBS of the trail
was commeued over a year ago. The
trail is the one over which visitors to
the Grand Canyon, over the Grand
Canyon railroad, must descend to the
Canyon's depth or remain on its
Mr. Cameron made the trail and
has spent large sums of money on it.
A hearing was had some mouths ag
before the department of the interior
and about a mouth ago a decision was
rendered favorable to Mr. Cameron.
This legal contest held yesterday be
fore Judge Sloan will probably eml
the contest. Mr. Cameron has al
ready established a toll house near
the rim of the Cauyou ami visitor.
who hereafter desire to view it from
its depths will have to pay tribute to
him as he desires some reimbursement
for the thousauds of dollars he bat
expended on the trail.
MATT LOKINC'S PROMOTION.
Matt Loring. chief clerk in the
Prescott post office expects to leave
here February IS to take a position iu
the postofflce at Washington at au in
creased salary over the one now re
ceivtHl by him. This change comes
about through an employee of the
Washington office named R. V. Leahy,
wanting to come west for the benefit
of his father's health, and hearing
that Prescott furnished just about the
climate that "the doctor ordered"
commenced negotiations to "swap"
After getting a favorable reply from
Mr. Loring on the subject the post
office authorities had to be consulted,
and it resulted in the transfers of the
two employes, being approved, so Mr.
Leahy will come to Prescott about
the same time Mr. Loring goes to
Mr. Loring has lieeu in the employ
of the postofflce as teller and chief
clerk for four years and has proven
himself to lie a very efficient and com
petent, as well as n very courteoo
official. Patrons of the office will
miss his presence at the mom y order
and registry window. Mr. Loring is
also secretarv of the local civil service
commission committee for the exam
ination of applicant.- for civil service
potations. This position will be
taken by Charles Horn.
While congratulating Mr. Loring
on hi.- promotion, the Journal-Miner
regrets his departure from Prescott.
NEW TYPE SKTTING DEVICE.
Bret since the new tyie settiug de
vice was put to practical use there
have been inventions aud additions
until It appeared that the idea was
. bout perfect. Now comes Oliver M
Gilmer, printer and editor, of St.
lose ph. Mo., and announces that he
has invented, and is now perfecting.
I type Setting machine which will
Completely eliminate the much
complicated mechanism now in use at
-oeh heavy expense - the great dally
new-papers of the country. The ma
chine works upon an entirely d-ffereut
plan than any now iu use. It is a
sort of combination typesetting device
and stereotyping plant. Instead of
end ! Dg lines of type or matrices.
a- uio-t machines do. the depression
of the keys makes a corresponding im
pression iu socially prepared stereo
typing paper. When the line is com
pleted a cast is made aud it is ready
tor the form, provided there are no
corrections to lie made. The machine
sjiaces out the lines and furnishes a
complete linotype line, except by a
much simpi and cheaper process.
This is uot ai entirely new idea, such
a theory having been advocated sev
eral years ago, but it may result iu
The house has passed the Henry bill
fixing railroad fares. The bill pro
vides that the maximum fare of any
road iu this territory shall be four
cents a mile; that children under ten
years of age shall pay not more thau
two cents aud that in case of an in
jury the passenger may recover $100
from the railroad company which
permitted the accident to happen.
The house adopted a memorial ask
ing congress to construct a levee on
the Colorado river below Yuma for
the reclamation of 40,000 acres of
land. It is estimated that the levee
would cost 8100,000.
Bills introduced iu the bouse fol
low: By Whiteside, providing that
railroad companies may not charge
for freight more than 2 1-2 cents per
ton a mile: by Henry, relating to jus
tices precincts providing that in pre
cincts in which .VX) votes have been
cast two justices aud two constables
shall be elected : by O'Connell, an
amendment relating to court pro
cedure aud providing that causes
shall be tried according to their order
on the docket unless otherwise order
ed by the court and that all demur
rers, pleas, iu abatement and other
dilatory pleas shall be heard and de
termined at the next term of court
after their filing; by Roemer to change
the name of the reform school to the
territorial industrial shcool ; by Ber
nard, appropriating 88400 for a new
library and gymnasium for the uni
versity : by Rowe appropriating 811,
000 for improvements at the experi
mental station at Tucson; by Webb,
for the incorporation of churches
aud other religious societies; by
Woolf fixing a tax of I cents on each
8100 to maintain and construct and
keep in repair the buildings of the
Tempe Normal school: by Page a simi
lar tax for the same purpose for the
benefit of thefFlagstaff Normal school ;
by St. Charles requiring real Restate
agents'to secure written authorityto
act as agents.
In the council Mr. Packard the head
of the committee on mines aud niin-
galls and Speaker Powers from the
In the house an attempt was made
to indefinitely postpone the bill
amending the law, making the office of
county assessor an elective office. The
motion was defeated and the bill was
referred to the committee on judi
ciary. Bills were introduced by Gonazles
for the relief of Mrs. Tofello of
Apache county, the widow of the
Arizona ranger who was killed last
spriug by a member of the Bill Smith
gang. The bill carries au appropri
ation of 8000; by Morrison, requiriug
all persons, firms and corporatins us
ing scrip store orders or other evidence
of indebtedness to redeem them in the
lawful money of the United States:
by Parr providing for the taxation of
the net proceeds of mines.
In the council the house bill fixing
a maixmum railroad fare came up and
was referred to the committee on cor
porations. The memorial which origi
nated in the house asking congress to
appropriate 8100,000 for a levee on
the Colorado below Yuma was
Council bill No. ti by Mr. Morehead
was unfavorably reported upon by the !
judiciary committee. This was a bill :
relating to the exemptions of personal
property. The report was adopted
and the bill passed into the realm of
the things that were.
For Want of a Nail The
Shoe Was Lost.
FOR WAST OF A SHOE THE
HORSE WAS LAMED.
Every blacksmith knows that story of
the neglected nail, the cast shoe and the
ruined horse. In old country smith' '4
yon may see the legend rudely panted
or chalked on the wall as a reminder
to customers that it pays to care for
horses' shoes, and that a little neglect
may have a very serious result. But the
blacksmith is, as a rule, like the good
deacon, who passes on the pastor's de
nunciation of his own foibles to some
one else. It never occurs to him to take
the sermon home to himself. The black
smith has for example a little touch of
"stomach trouble." His food seems to
GRKAT STRIKE IN H ANNIE
Big Body of Ore Runing Over Three
Hundred and Fifty Dollars.
y VTTfli X I 1 l V
s'- r- i 1
Several days ago while drifting on
the WO foot level, about 400 feet from
the shaft of the Bannie miues a rich
body of sulphide ore over three feet
wide and averaging 81."i0 per ton was
struck. There is a very large body of
this kind of ore in the Bannie. On
Jan. 21 the ore in the drift averaged He like a lump in his stomach. It fer-
8-2T, ffolrl. and Ims been irinc ment- and gives off gases which cause
11 1 .1, ' 1 I . . 1 1 1 1 VI . CI.'. I, tJ , .1.11 11. - -
richness and quantity ever since the ;
sour and bitter risings, or"water brash."
opening of the drift. The company is But this man who knows and preaches
now selling a few thousand shares of
this stock at 2T cents per share to en-
the danger of neglect in the loss of
nail from a horse's shoe goes right along
neg.ecting symptoms which in scores
able them to purchase a hoist for this 1 and hundred's of cases are fore-runue--s
fine property, when they will begin
sinking to the 200 foot level. Look
out for big things on the Bannie.
The Bannie has always had a good
reputation among miners and mining
men who have seen it. The Bannie
company is developing it systemati
cally as well as economically aud are
being well rewarded for their work.
Monday's session of the council
lasted fifteen minutes while they
worked a double shift nuttius in
ing conveyed the cheering intelligence j thirty mintes by aotual count in the
THE DEATH PENALTY.
A little thing sometimes results in
death. Thus a mere scratch. insignifi
cant cut.- or puny boils have paid the
death penalty. It is wise to have
Boehlen's Arnica Salve ever handy.
It'.- the liest Salve ou earth and will
prevent fatality, when Burns. Sores.
Fleers and Piles t hreateu. Only 2"c,
at all druggists.
Down in Texas a man has to pay a
poll tax before he can vote. There
does not seem to be much kicking
about it and the democratic majority
does not seem to be materially affect
The New York Journal insists that
the tierman emperor "would enjoy
snsnthsnsf fighting this big re
pnblie.1 While inclined for peace,
'here are lot- of people in the United
S'ates who would
help knocking the
three to be appointed by this country
and three by Great Britain, is a tri
umph for American diplomacy.
The Cuban treaty, the Columbian
treaty and now the Alaskan treaty
promise to constitute a grand monu
ment to the diplomatic ability of the
I Harness UiL KjB X" !
Standard 0d li ' vj
A SEASONABLE THEFT.
A young fellow whose real name
was concealed liehmd the handy ex
cuse of John Doe. was arrest ed last
night for the theft of an overcoat be
loncing to Bob Young, the Always-in-a
I inod Humor meat cutter iu the O.
K. Meat market. Bob was enjoying
the Curtis.-com anys production of
" Senator's Daughter." at the opera
house Monday night and when the
curtain r.ng down on the last act he
reached lot bis overcoat but some one
else had done a little "reaching" le
fore he did and consequently Bob
walked home triyug to make himself
believe it was July instead of Febru
ary with a heavy stiow falling and the
thesnsosaeter i above Keno. The offl
een were put next and last night
found the overcoat walking around
town with a Mexican inside of it.
When questioned as to where he got
the coat he said he had bought it of
I young fellow for tLStVi A search
-0011 resulted in lauding the aforesaid
John Dim- h.-hnid the bars under the
ooantj time piece.
that he and hisjeoufreres thought they
would be able to submit a report ou
the eight hour bill in about a week,
if it doesu't rain.
Bills introduced in the council were :
Morehead. au amendment providing
that the secretary of the board of uni
versity regents shall receive a salary
of 8.V) a month aud that no member of
the hoard shall receive more than 8500
per annum; by Ashurst providing for
the appointment by the governor of a
commission on legislation: by Ashurst
relating to the granting of franchises
by cities aud requiring that a percent
age of the earnings of the beneficiaries
of the franchise shall lie paid into the
city treasury, limiting the life of
charters to twenty five vears and giv
ing city councils poer to regulate
THE FEBRUARY AMERICAN HOY.
The February number of The
American Boy is before us. It is rich
in illustration, story aud auecdote
and full of practical and helpful bints
for American boys. The friends of
this unique periodical will be pleased
to kuow that it has passed the 100,000
mark in circulation truly a great
achievement. A full page illustration
of au ice boat going at full speed
adorns the front cover. It is an in
spiring picture. The seventh install
ment of the life of Napoleon Boua
parte. written by the editor of The
American Boy, for boys, appears in
this issue. The leading coutibrutions
are: Alstyne's Victory, George
Washington's School Days, illustrated
sketch of George Washington and of
Lafayette, the brave and true friend
of liberty. Short articles aud anec
dotes are: The Twenty-Second of
February, Captain Kidd, Look Ahead
and Figure; From the Streets of
Ponce to Harvard College, The Boy
Welister. The Crown Prince of Siam
Top or Bottom Which? In March
will start the last serial story written
by the late George A. Heuty, the liest
known writer for boys in the world.
The Sprague Publishing company.
Detroit, Mich. 81 a year.
Delegate Smith telegraphed to the
president of the council and speaker
of the house of the legislature on
Wednesday that "a crisis has been
reached in the statehood bill. Our
opponent.- offer -ingle statehood to
Arizona and New Meixco with the
proviso that Arizona may become
a state when it has:l00.000 population.
Senator Quay advises acceptance le
lieviug that the opposition will accept
an extra session rather than the omni
bus bill. 1 have opposed aud will
continue opposition. If I disagree
with the sentiment of the people con
gress is entitled to know it. If you
thiuk proper send me an expression of
legislative opinion by wire. There is
no need to wire any other person for
Iu the council Woods introduced a
bill requiring that railroad companies
shall not send out trainmen who have
worked sixteen hours, without first
allowing a rest of ten hours. It is the
same bill that is pending iu the as
The Tempe normal school committee
subimtted its reKrt and stated that
170 students are in attendance. It
recommended that three teachers be
added to the faculty, that a uew sew
erage system be put in. that a dormi
tory be constructed aud that a terri
torial tax of two cents ou the 8100
valuation te levied for the mainte
nance of the institutoiu. Mr. Woolf
handed au invita'ioii from the faculty
to the legislature to visit this ..ornial.
House bill No. 118, introduced by
Mr. Marlar. passed the assembly uu
der a suspension of rules and is now
before tne council. It appropriates
830i for newspaper wrapers aud post
age for the uu tubers of the legisla- i
ture. Mr. Wo .t a as the only mem- 1
ber of the BBBSSOhlj who voted against
Rowe introduced a bill giving the
fees for making attracts of titles to
the county recorders of the various'
counties in addition to the present
salary allowed them. It is a bill
which should be defeated as the sal
aries now paid are ample.
Marlar, by request, introduced a
bill providing that personal property
taken up for protection or safe keep
ing shall lie subject to a lieu iu fa
vor of the party reuderiug such ser
vices. It applies, more esecially,
to predatory animals, etc.. and is in
the na: ure of au amendment to the
Parr gave notice of his intention to
introduce a bill taxing the net pro
ceeds of mines. He also introduced a
resolution prohibiting smoking iu the
assembly chamber which was adopted.
SUPERSTITIOUS MRS PULLMAN.
Because Zauoui. a mystic that Mrs.
George M. Pullman brought from New
York, told her that "7" - h.-r unlucky
numlier, Mrs. Pullman refused to
start for California on Tuesday, the
27th day of January, as she at first in
tended. Mrs. Pullman does not be
lieve iu seating seven at her table.
Iu every way that she can she avoids
the use of the figure "7." The mys
tic told her never to attempt anything
on a day in which '7" figures. Mrs.
Pullman sbsys the mystic's injunc
of a physical break-down.
That's the doctrine of a great many
indolent people. They say "it will go
away after a bit when cautioned to "do
something " for their ailment. Just
imagine a farmer looking over the fence
at the sprouting weeds in his corn and
saying "they'll go away after a bit."
Diseases are like weeds. All they ask
is neglect and they will grow and flour
ish. Neglect the first symptoms of dis
ease of the stomach and it will not be
long before other organs are involved,
because every organ of the body is de
pen lent on the stomach and its allied
organs for nutrition. When the stomach
and other organs of digestion and nutri
tion are diseased the food eaten is
not perfectly digested and assimilated.
Hence there is a loss of nutrition by the
liodv; a loss which shows itself in loss of
ilcsh, and reduced weight, and that loss
of nutrition is shared ty every organ of
he body, heart, lungs, liver, kidneys,
etc. As a consequence when the stom
ich is diseased, the heart is liable to be
involved, or the lungs, kidneys or liver.
These facts emphasize the danger of
n.-glect of what is popularly termed
Tlte timely use of Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery will generally result in
complete cure of disease of the stomach
sud other organs of digestion and nutri
tion and will establish the body in s eon
dition of sound and vigorous health.
"I was taken with Grippe, which re
suited in stomach and heart trouble,"
writes Mr. T. R. Caudill, of Montland,
Alleghany Co., N. C. "I was unable to
do anything a good part of the time. I
wrote to Dr. Pierce ai out my condition,
having full confidence in his medicine.
He advised me to take his 'Golden Med
ical Discovery." which I did. Betore I
had finished the second bottle I tn-gati
to feel better. I have used nearly six
bottles and am well . "
don't exiu im an nan noon
It's a waste ot time and money to
experiment on medicines. If you are on
a joumev to a certain town, yon take
the road that nill surely bring yon
there. Yon don't turn aside and experi
ment on roads simply tVcartse they are
roads. The road you follow is the road
which leads to where von want to be.
It's that way with medicines. When
you want the way which leads straight
est and surest to health
you will follow the thou
sands who have taken Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery and have been
perfectly aud permanently
It gives me great pleas
ure to inform you of the
benefits that I have real
ixeil from the use of your
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Fmk, of Yost, Rowan Co.,
N. C. "List winter I was
so had off that I thought
h impossible for me to live
until spring. I was taken
sick in January ami was in
- pain all over. The doctor
was ca.ied, and said my
liver was out of order.
He gave me some medicine
but it 'tid me no good.
I grew steadily worse. I
could not eat as much as
one bite of bread without
great pain, and was so
- hungry all the time thit I
thong! it I wr.uld starve to
death. My head ached,
my shoulders ached. I
was cr.s-. My brain failed
so much that I thought
I was almost insane. I
could not sleep sight! mly a short while
at a time. Would get up mornings so
weak and nervons. I eanU scarcely stand.
In this way I suffered. 1 think, about two
months, when a friend of mine induced
me to write to Dr. Tierce for advice,
which I did. His answer was .h.it I had
indigestion and liver complaint, and ad
vising me to take his ' Golden Medical
Discoverv.' I followed the Doctor's
directions closely, and in a few tiays I
could discover that I was getting bet.er
slowly. Every day I felt just a little
better, then I could lu gin to ea. little
light diet. Then I beyau to sleep a
little better at night and in the morning
would feel refreshed and rested. Next
I began to gather a little flesh, and then
I began to improve mpidiy. I took
eight bottles of "Golden Medical Discov
ery ' and several vials of ' Pleasant Pel
lets,' and I felt that I was w ell enough
to leave off medicine and 30 to work,
which I did with pleasure. I have not
taken any medicine since except Dr.
Pierce's Pellets. I can eat anythi-i and
as much as I want and it never now
hurts me a particle."
There is no alcohol in "Golden Med
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cocaine, and all other nicotics.
A HOLE IN THE POCKET
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it may mean a serious loss of vitality and
vigor. Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Med
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health, as well as how to prevent dis
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RESOLUTIONS OP CONDOLENCE,
want them, in inanv as vou warn and is d-di
We receive th- ni daily: also fresh siirinins. they
If you h.tven t had any. you must get some .it once
Any one will tell you we have the tinest line of Ires I traits ind vege
tables in the city. V hunt many apfMtaen each u rge raristw
of olives iii huk and iniimrted and domestic cheese ot tli kin !-; caa
les eli-., U'. wnr lliv- 01 catine.i. mutic I .m l p.. a is 1- uic
1 til 1- will tell
At a recent meeting of Purity lodge, j territorv anv one wno ha3 ,,,,,. bnnUM
D. of H., a committee appointed pre .1 "
. ..... , . , I . vol! that.
viouslv submitted resolut ions relative I "
to the dentil
ot Mrs P. J.
no friend of statehood here will press ' which were adopted by the lodge, the
Jim Tillman! Isn't that a name to
point a moral and adorn a tale. Self
will, bluster, political obliuuitv. lv-
uot be averse to j ing aI)fl mnrder, and au iu defense of
chip off "Bill's'
The increase of the appropriation for
free seeds from K70.000; to 100,000
merits the condemnation of everv in-
Tin- t;ict that Senator Qaif had ad
vised acceptance of the compromise
statehood proposition shows that he is telligeut citizen regardless of party.
not -,, -nr. ,t th,. p;t -sage of the state-I
le nd lull as we out in Arizona have
been iei to believe.
H r. luiwe. of Yavapai, does not
seem to have the tax paper in mind to
ie:it extent from the character
of the lulls introduced bv him.
The present legislature shows symp-ni-
of ii- irreat profligacv in the ex-
the public, and not of any biddei be- 1 uditure of the public's money ax
The willingness of certaiuldemocrats
to lie quoted ou the Yeuezuelau situ
ation is another evidence of the unre
liability of that party.
Wmmrn Ml u s '
pnasajr'rw,.u -. . - 'n.
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Mats, . r.i.. i.t . :
Oi arte-. MM - nut r!iu
Hnt't tT Drrsras-lMfc.
r tit in pi. tin wrat i-
The legislature has confirmed alljthe
appointments made byj flilinili JiTT
iuk taken into consideration.
WUf of it. predecessors.
Oroker says it's all a mistake, he is
cumin? I iack hut he does not care for
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the matter over my objection."
From the wording of the above it
can be seen that Marcus was excited
and in earnest at the prospect of his
antt-eaaapaiga promises being knocked
Immediately ou receipt of the tele
grams action was taken looking to the
relief of Mr. Smith and a committee
was appointed to draft resolutions
protesting against the proposed union
of territories as one state. The reso
lutions sent read as follows:
"Resolved, By the twenty-second
legislative assembly of the territory
of Arizona, that this laxly, iu its be
lief representing practically the
unanimous opiuiou of the people of
Arizona is unalterably opMsed to the
admission of Arizona aud New Mex
ico into the union as one state under
any terms or conditions whatsoever.
"Resolved, That the thanks of this
liody and of the people of Arizona, lie
extended to the Honorable Marcus A.
Smith for his opposition to the pro
ject to admit Arizona and New Mex
ico as one state: that the clerk of the
council he directed to transmit a copy
of these resolutions by wire to its
delegate in cougress. "
A motion then carried that a com
mittee of three from the council
and Ave from the house be ap
pointed to enter a still more vigor
ous protest and President Ives, Judge
Kihliey and Mr. Burson were ap
pointed such committee from the
council aud Rowe, Cowan, Webb, In
report lie ing as follows:
Hall of Purity Lodge. Degree
I of Honor. Prescott. A. T., .Ian. 14,
Whereas. Death has come into the
i family of our brother. P. J. l-'arley.
land removed to realms above his be
I loved wife, and our sister. Mary Kar
! ley. and realizing his great loss, and
i desiring to express our sympathy for
i the liereaved brother: therefore be it
Resolved. That we extend to our
i sorrowing brother aud his tour little
; motherless children our heartfelt con
doleiice and loving remembrance mid
commend them to the merciful kind
uess of our Heavenly h'ather; and
Resolved. That an engrossed copy
of these resolutions lie presented to
our brother, and that they lie spread
upon the minutes of the lodge, and
published iu the press of the city;
also iu the " Arizona New Mexico
Workman, and iu the A. Ol I". W.
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