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b7 f c W X VOL. VII. FLORENCE. PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1898. NO. 44. PROFESSIONAL CARDS- DR. AXCIL MAUTIS, JYE AND EAR. Phenix, Arizona; 11. D. CASSIDAY, DISTRICT ATTORNEY, PINAL COUNTY Oitioe la the Court House. GEO. 11. BEOCKWAY, HYSIOIAN AXD SURGEON. Office t.d tesidence at hospital i'loreuee, Arizona GEO. SCOTT. " OE THE PEACE, NOTARY and Conveyancer, . Dudleyville, JUSTICE Public A.T. DOCTOIl MOHIUSON. HYSICIAN AM) SL'llGKON. All Calls an- w.1 promptly day or nitrht. Residence in the Guilds building just back of C. K. MIcheaA Co., store, Flon-nce, A. T. The Capital, Surplus, - - r r PHtEMX, ARIZONA. - - - - - $ 100,000 25,000 Wu. Chwstv, President. M. H.Shbuuax, Vice-President. M. W. MsssixoEit, Cashier. Receive Deposits, Make Collections, Buy and Sell Exohange, Discount Commercial Paper and do a General Banking Business. Office Hours, 9 a. m, to 3 p. m. COBRKSPONDE5T3. American Exchange National Rank, N. Y. 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We buy for cash and are com pelled to sell for cash, and will use our best endeavors to guarantee satisfaction to our customers. Pinal Conufy Building A Loai Association. Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, I. T. Wuittrmobe, President, C. D. Eeffy, Vice President. D. C. Stkvbns, Treasurer H. D. Cassiday, Secretary and Attorney Directors: Eev. I. T. Whittomore. C. D. Rnppy. H. P. Cassiday, D. C. Stevens, J. M. Lile, C. G. Powell and B. T. Bollen. Office: With H. D, Castdday. Directors' regular meetings, first Mondaj ireaeh month at 7 o'clock v. m THE LOG PUNISHMENT A Penalty That Used to Be Imposed Upon Soldiers. ' , - How a Captive Indian at Fort lav enworth Mads His Escape While "Humping" a X.OK About. "I read the other day," said' an old coldier of the regular army, "that one of the district's lads in blue down in Tampa was given a bit of log-shouldering to do as a punishment. This is the first time I've heard of that old-time army pur.it.him.rt being icvived. It used to be u regular guardhouse pun ishment when I was in the regular out fit. A man sent disced to ten daj-siu the guardhouse would either h? -xn,l out to work in tie- iuon:i:;r', policing around the post, rr he woniil be i.iv n iU two - hours- on - and-1 o-kours-uir tours of log-htimping. He'd have to carry his logs just as the men on guard carried their rifles, in so far as hours of duty were concerned, except that he was permitted to 'sleep in' at night. The logs weighed from SO to 100 pounds when the punishment was first em ployed in the regular army, but this was finally considered too much of a good thing, and when log-humping punishment was abandoned, the chunks of trees only weighed some thing like 50 rounds. But it was no soft snap to pack even a 50-pound log up and down in front of a guardhouse, in the hot sun especially, for two hours at a stretch, as I happen to know. In truth, the punishment was galling, and rot so many men drank and fought themselves into the summary court martial when the log punishment was in vogue as is the case now, when polic ing around posts ia the guardhouse punishment of military offenders on e, minor scale. "When I was stationed at Fort Leav enworth in '77, Chief Douglass, one of the high muck-a-mucks of the frac tious Nez Perce tribe that had recent ly been rounded up, was put ia the guardhouse for safekeeping. The whole tribe of Nez Perces- was cor ralled and under a strong chain guard back of the porit,' and at first Douglas was permitted to remain with the tribe. But he was an Indian of the agi tating kind, was Douglas, and he caused so much mutiny r.roir.g the pent-up bucks hat th coniiniiBdir-g-ofiieer thoufht it wiscr to put h'm mvav from the tribe. So L leek,.! rum ur 1:1 the gu.ir. '.OU; . Di.urh .cimeti ( f p a in 1 k r.r the- was a mngr.ifi'frnt big sr brave, and dfter he had i- irn&rcho'ii-e ceil f.jr a tve o-i.ci.i- ul xae any cccoiutuenued to tne commanding officer that the Indian be given some log exercise to keep him from pinmg away. The commanding ofiiccr agreed and Douglas was led out of his cell to th? porch running around the second story of the guardhouse and rhown the iog he was- to carry. Four or five soldiers, serving a guard house sentences, were humping their logs some distance away, under the eye of a sentry. Douglas looked at the log with an expression of contempt, grunted as if to say: 'Not much, I won't!' and the officer of the day, tee ing that the chief didn't want any ex ercise, had htm taken tacK to nis ceu. 'After thinking it over, however, Douglas sent for the officer of theay and told him that he was not only will ing to pack a log up and down the porch, but that he was anxious to do it. 80 he was given an 80-pound log, and began his march up and down. The sentry patrolling No. 1 post, in front of the guardhouse, was told to watch the Indian, but the sentry didn't anticipate any treachery, and so he didn't pay much attention to the strapping chief walking up and down the porch above w-ith the log on hia shoulder. But about ten minutes after Douglas had begun his long pa trol the sentry saw a dusky figure fly ing through the air from the porch above, and by the time he had got hia wits and saw shuttle dusky 111 re was Donjias the Indian had picked himself up end wn off for the woods, only t"0 yards or to away, like a deer. The sentry pave a whoop, and be veiled after the flying Indian to halt. There wasn't any half in Douglas, however, and he kept rijfht on like a race t orse. This sentry fired, af.u.1 Liiu twice, li the Indian chief disappeared in the brush. Fort Leavenworth was a big post at that time, for it was the nation al school of application, and.- there were over 2,000 troops there. They were all turned out -within six minutes- after Douglas made his leap, cavalry and infantry, but it was no go, al though the Bun shone brightly for six hours after the chief made his escape. They got Douglas just four months later in Oregon, a good 2,500 miles from Jtort Leavenworth." Washing ton Star. EOW DEVIL ANSE WAS FOOLED Two Detectives who Knew How to .Win Old Man Hatfield's Hospitality, "When I went with a surveying party into the Tug river country, in West Vir ginia, several years ago, there were doubts as to whether the natives would let us stay," said F. C. Albright, a civil engineer. "In general it was taken for granted by the mourtain eers that any stranger who crossed the dead line, where the mountain district begins, was an enemy, a rev enue officer or sheriff, whom it was their duty to pot for the public safety. But shortly before our coming the United Statts marshals had made some impression on the district, and in spired a respect for government. The mountaineers regarded1 our surveys and railroad building as part of the government, and accordingly did not molest us. "All are hospitable, and, like the Arab, the mountaineer regards the stranger who has eaten his salt as be ing under his protection. This brings me to a story of Devil Anse Enifield end two of our railroad detectives. Devil Anse, as you probably have heard, is the patriarch and leader of the Hatfield clan He lives in his for tiikd Tp..-w riii Inland creek, with six or serin '.! , : . ;. . e e.s a puard. S ! '.-.) I'-c'ives had got i ie v.':; : f i'itiSUiW, detect iv- !.,t ' .f r. T'i.-i ' .ew the -ouh " .: I r. ; . j; ; de eided cn ' -v 1 (?,, behind the men in ambush, and rode straight to the house of Devil Anse. Hatfield. As luck would have it the old man was awny, perhaps superin tending the amfcush, and they got to the house and1 within the docrwithout being fired at. They set their rifles in a comer, hung their belt3 and pistols agaiiiBt the wall, sat down, and asked for something to eat. When Devil Anise came back the women had fed the de tectives, and as they had eaten bread beneath his roof there was nothing for the old man to do but play host with the best grace he could show. ' He mtde the best of the matter, gave the men the best supper and breakfast that the house afforded, and fed their horses. The next morning he sent them with a guide by an out-of-the-way path out of the country. " 'ne'il see you safe, said Devil Anse at parting. 'If you took the main trail you'd likely meet some of my folks, and I reckon they'd turn their guns loose without stopping to ask where you've been. "Chicago Inter Ocean. FLED WITH "CAUTIONS-GELD. " The Trlns Experience of an Ameri can Girl, the Fiancee of a Ger man Arm, Official. Various stories of the marriages of Oerman officer and American p-'rli thtit leach this country have placed such unions in an unfurinr.ul but the reeer.t experiences of York girl have caused her frier; to coaprattt'aie her on fin lk-ht IN e w here ape :i.;on, eaiHi'rrafstr.g as u was ai. has doubtless proved the BiOft .innte evtnt oi the situation. Pho was living in a German city that con tains the largest American colony in Gerir.ary. and she became engaged to a lieutenant in one of the Prussian regiments stationed there. He was of an old German family and' the prospect of his marriage to the girl was regarded with great favor by his family as well as her own. The en gagement was announced after a long courtship, and no similar alliance ever promised to result more satisfactorily. Every preliminary to the marriage, which was to take place in Europe, had been arranged. All that remained was the paymeut to the administra tion of the army of "cautions-geld," the sum demanded by the army in or der that the officer's family may not become a charge upon the government. When German officers marry Ameri cans this sum is prid by the bride's family, and the present case formed no exception to that well-established rule. The check for the sum, which had been deposited' in a Berlin bank, was handed to the expectant bride groom a few weeks before the date fixed for the marriage. His mother-in-,aw elect gave it to him. A few hours later he left his betrothed, and from that time neither she nor any of her family has ever laid eyes on him. In vestigation showed that he had got the money before he went out of Germany, leaving his family, his regiment, and- everything but the money, which in this case amounted to $17,000. Noth Insr was ever heard from him, and the frie-nda of the young w-onij n continued their congratulations to her, although not just- in the same spirit they were The voung woman in the case promptly put an end to all efforts to ind the lieutenant. She was quite as inarming and attractive as the ma jority of girls who marry German of icers, but the man was an exception So the rule even of those officers who talk of the possibility of a "reiche imenkaenena as a wife in a way hat makes it difficult for the average American to control himself. N. Y. 3un. The Kalaer Criticised. It is singular that Kaiser Wilhelm ihould not have made any allusion to the manly and noble Von Moltke dur ing the whole of his funeral speech ifying.. It was all "my glorious grand father" and Bismarck. The former was undoubtedly a very amiable and estimable old gentleman, devoted to opera dancers, but. there was less in him to admire than there was in Wil liam's father,. Emperor Frederick, whom he always carefully, abstains from mentioning. Von Moltke was the real hero of the Franco-Prussian war, without whom neither Bismarck nor "my glorious grandfather" wcrald have attained to' the greatness of reputa tion in which they died. Boston Herald. . . . SHAFTEIi'S WAIINAME The Sobriquet of "Pecos Eili" Earned in Fighting Iadians. A Gennine Soldier Who Has Spent Moat of His Life in the Mili tary Service Coat Ia Always Oil. June-tenths of the men in the reg ular army, from major generals, brig adiers, officers of the line to ordinary troopers, always refer to the com mander of the American forces at San tiago as "Pecos Biil" Shafter. He is known by that title frr.tu aneouvei barracks to Ta.fcj-a The s'ib-iyiun i:: a i-en;inis-enee of the old lies s ia tl-: . u-!.'. ft wV.tr. ."i '. tier.. ' " r. c: a colonel of infantry, chaeu Inciaiis, rode hard, tramped harder and wade the hardest sort of military life plcav ant for everybody around ni;a. The hero of Santiago was a slender young man in those days, could ride his CO miles a day, day in and day out, or tramp along at the head of the troop ers under him for a week on army ra tions without complaining half as much as some of the volunteers vhc have not progressed any further to ward actual war than Camp Alger in Virginia. They tell a hundred stories in the army to prove thaf'Pecos Bill" Shafter is a real soldier; not one of the sort that likes a military hop as well as hs likes a scrimmage with the enemy. They say of him that he is "hard." They don't mean, of course, that he is "hard" in a moral or humane sense, because he is as gent le as a woman, and as rigid in his views of life as a Puritan father. But he i hard soldier, hard rider, hard fighter and' a strict disci plinarian. " 'Bill Shafter always has his coat off when there is anything doing," is a saying in the army The lattirtc he was seen by the writer "Pecos Bill" not only had oil his coat, but also his sus penders, aEd was giving the herders of a mule pack train a lesson or twe about their business and the accom panying art of persuading mu'.es to do thingB at Port Tampa. In order to fully appreciate his en ergy it should be remembered that Gen. Shafter is a sure-noup'h heavy weight. Ho admit that he vrigUi "(something over 300 pounds." The re ports from Santiago say that tlv bin ;:; M?eral asMin-.eil direct eonimM.'l of J;: inc-.; fha' I.e. r1 iti'o tie wiili hi? ent of ar.d veiled orders ,ii:t 33 he V.f.'6 to do in t!-e old d;:y T'Len 'air j:;- rmgt.de i? dian was the ex tent of the nation's military under taking. "Bill" Shafter is known as a plain man, too. There are no frills about him. lie went off to Cuba not a whit better equipped as far as clothing was concerned, than the troopers who went With him and sweltered' under heavy blue-cloth uniforms. A friend who was with him at Tampa suggested that he have one of the fashionable khaki uniforms constructed for him self. Most of the generals and staff of ficers with him presented very natty figures, and the bluff old Indian cam paigner admired them in a way. "They are Just the things for a mil itary ball," said he. "But," he added, 'I don't want any of them in mine. guess I will go just as I am. I will fit in amonsr the boys better." So "Bill" Shafter went off to the war in a regulation uniform of dark blue eloth, of the same quality as the clothes worn by the private troopers. The only difference was that upon each it his shoulders there were two gold stare the insignia of a major' general it the United States army. He en Jearcd himself to the troops in his corps by advising the regimental commanders to take off and leave off their coats. And' he left his off during the trip from Tampa to the landing olace in Cuba. "Eire troopero In the First regiment of infantry who served with lien. Shafter in the west, are sincerely fend if him. Thev give rigorous evidence, r-f the f.ict upon every occasion, and nn man came in for a heart icr reception than he the day when he wont aboard the trr.r sport- at Seguraioa at Tort rampa, to sail out of the port and point lire tviij to Cuba and Out struiiWlu of the enemy. Boston Post. The Tired Preacher. Physiologists have been investigating the nature of the poison which is en gendered by fatigue. If the blood of a 'atigned animal be injected into an jther animal that is fresh and unfa tigued, all the phenomena of fatigue vill be produced. The poison which is jroduced by fatigue is irf the same na ture as that into wUfch the Indians ised to dip their arrows"; and a most leadly poison it is found to be. "Incase t is created more rapidly than can bo tarried, off by the blood, the organism suffers seriously." A preacher should nake it a rule never to work at his ser nons when he is tired. Tired composi tion is sure to tell injuriously on the jermon as delivered, and tireel preach ng makes tired hearing. The biogra pher of Dean Stanley says that one rource of the freshness which pervad-ed 3is powers. It is too often forgotten strength. He had most clearly recog vizedi the extent and the limitations of lis powers. It is too often forgotten hat a sermon has a physical as w ell as in intellectual and' spiritual basis. iomiletic Beview. Royal makes the iood pure, wholesome and delicious. am mi Terr-tonal Democratic Platform. The Democratic party of Arizona reaffirms its allegiance to the principles set forth in the National Democratic platform adopted at Chicago at the National Convention in June, 1830. -It demands that the mints of the United States be opened to the coinage of both gold and silver at the ratio of 16 to 1, without asking or awaiting the consent of any other nation. . . ' t To enforce the gold standard throngh the world is impossible. The present condition is intolerable. The Democratic party be lieves that the issue thus presented is the most important in American politics. The mission of t he United States is to teach the world the sublime lesson of human lib erty and self-government, and the further lesson that its people have the courage and ability to discharge every responsibility which the fortunes of war may have thrust upon their country. Wherever the flag waves it shall be the symbol of freedom, and to all under its folds it will guarantee the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We send a greeting to our army and navy for their heroic valor displayed on land and sea. The Democratic party of Arizona hereby approves the recent war with Spain and justly shares in the glory of its results. We favor the independence of Cuba, and the re tention by this government of the Spanish -West Indian posessions and the control by this government of other Spanish territory now occupied by American forces. It is the duty of the government to make homes for its citizens. Arizona has a large amount of arable lauds, sufficient in extent - for 'i.'v of iMi:i!ut ion. which er.n be re- vl'e..-.i t' euSrivtitiuii t tiro-'.y h t lie a-enoy of the govermnfut, l,y buiMing storage rosr-, voirsai.it preserving the storm flood uter for irrit?:i1ion purposes. 'i'hfrfire. iminrmK-h us oes;!ir(. nono of the benr ijt f,.UIll tj.e riVF,r I, arbor .ip- t.rceriati!)),,. we think is ou!j just tfu.t a iil-prn! approp-ii-tion -ihu, i.! be nnd 1j the fc'uteinuient tor this purpose. The getting aside of one-quarter of the territorial area of Arizona as a timber re serve works a great hardship upon the Ter ritory at large, without equivalent benefits. . The forests can be preserved under proper legislation without excluding them abso lutely from mining, grazing and agricultu ral pursuits. We arraign the Republican administration because, regardless of the rights of the peo ple, they have increased our territorm! debt over $300,000 by the funding of illegal and spurious claims against the territory, and ne etorcement of the prison contract be fore its final adjudication by the courts, which have largely increased the debt of the' Territory. We favor the repeal of the laws creating the boards of equalization, loan commis sion, board of control and immigration Commissioners, and also the law granting" the governor the power to remove officials '" at pleasure, and the passage of such laws as will lodge the powers exercised by these boards in commissions elected by the people. We arraign the Republican office holders" of Arizona for the defeat of the home rule bill, which, pending statehood, is necessary to our advancement as a Territory, because it gives the people, the taxpayers and citi zens the right to choose their own executive' and administrative officers. The democracy of Arizona are now, and always nave been, earnestly in favor of statehood, and we hope it will not be long before the congress of the United States Btrikes from the wrists of Arizona the man acles of territorial servitude. We pledge the Democratic partv. its repre sentative iu coiigi-efci) and its members of the kipislatt're to the carrying out of uv-e mens -lires o! rraejiial reform, and ask uil i:ood citizens to unitewith us in securing u victory tor tree mimagr of silver, statehood, nt.ti k'jtislatloti that ill bring the iroreriie:)t of Ariz.ma closer to 1 he people at lare. Inrentou Yi omitts. No one is more prolific of clever ideas in- aiding the escape of prisoners than an ingenious woman. The story is told of some criminals who were handcuffed and with their escorts stood waiting for the train to convey them to jail. Suddenly a woman rushed through the crowd and, looking through heavy tears, cried out: "Kiss me good-by, Ned!" The escort good naturedly allowed the "process of os culation" to be performed, and the sheriiT smiled feelingly. The train had not gone far when the favored prisoner unlocked his bracelets- and escaped. The woman had passed a small key from her mouth to his during the fond farewell. Detroit Free Press.. " Why does my cake smell so queer?" Too much soda or per haps alum or lime. Use Schillings Best baking pow der.