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Entered at the, Florence iHjstofiire
second class mutter.
"It is uppnrent that something must be
done to provide water (or the Indians. In
order to demonstrate our ability tosovcru
new peoples wo nun show a better record
for thoso now in our care." Prof. F. H.
Newell, in a lecture in Washington, Tcc.
rxooraTEDI.T the first work in irrigation
which the government should undertake is
t lie construction of dam on the U!ln River
wt Stin Carlos, in Arigona. because this im
provement would not only bring under cul
i vat ion a larire area of arid land for the
use of white settlers, but would also relieve
the urgent needs of thousands of friendly
Indians, w ho are now in a starving condi tion
because tun wuter upon which they
have been dciicndcrd for centuries has been
diverted . by white settlers above them.
This imurovenent would be uot onl a strik
ing object lesson of the advantage of irriga
tion an a large scale, but also an act of
nsxeev and justh-e. Los Angeles Times
Editorial, I eh. 12,1001.
Now that nearly everybody is away,
Florence is getting to be more and
more like Adamaville. Ktit wait till
work coininejccs oo the Sua Carlos
dam and yon will see a hummer.
Tiik Phoenix Republican announces j
that Rev. H. B. Mayo and family, of !
Florence, are in that ciiv SDeudin? the i
i,rr,,r,a,. Ttu ;., , (i , i
., . j
upon the glorious climate of Horence. I
THKGazette wants to kow if "oil brick." I
can be made. We can see no reason whv ';
"oil bricks" should not be as easily eou-j
structed as "gold bricks," and as readily )
.disposed iil.-liumsSesnnel
An "oil brick" was disposed ofre-jThus
ceutly in this neighborhood.
The Williams News has changed
hands, its brilliant editor lieorge U.
Young retiring to engage in other busi-j
ness. C. A. Neal, formerly foreman of j
the office, becomes the owner, and our j
best wish is that he may conduct the
News as ably as bis predecessor.
A tki.kgkam received Thursday from
"Washington furnishes the welcome
news that the charges against Circuit
Judge Humphreys, of Honolulu, have
been ignored by the Department of
Justice, and that our former tnrvDsman
comes out of the fight with flying
colors. Good enough!
The Gazette compliments the busi
ness men of Florence for supporting
two first-class weekly newspapers.
Which is deserved,, of course. But
what about the publishers who are
going down into their pockets from
week to week to meet deficiencies
couldn't you jolly them up a bit.
A 1.KTTER just received from an
esteemed St. Louis correspondent says:
"I tell you irrigation has got to come.
It is on the tongue of every one now.
Not for Arizona alone, but for more
general use everywhere, even in Mis
souri. But for the Arid West I have
not a shadow of a doubt that another largest landlord in Ireland is Mar
year will do wonders in advancing the ':,,is t'onyngham. who owns 156,000
. .. ... seres; in Wales "The Prince in Wales,"
one great question of national irriga- ... n-n- - u
e 1 0 Kir W.afkin IV i II I :i m it YVvnn m nua
Oxk of the ablest and purest states
men in the nation is Ex-Senator John
M. Thurston, of Nebraska, republican
though he be. He recently wired Ad
miral Schley a message indicating his
friendship and a desire for his complete
indication. This shows the sort of a
man Thurston is. Anil he was so as a
boy at Wayland University. If he
thought a thing was right, it mattered j
little to him what the balance of the
world thought.
Tiif.be is a unique strike going on
in Sonora among graders on the Naco
sari railroad. There was a cut in
wages, which the employes did not
like. Instead of striking for the re
sumption of the old pay and appoint
ing arbitration committees, boycott
committees, preparing for p fight,
kdiI going through the usual program
v.'hiuli usually accompanies a strike,
tbey just quit, leaving the company to
hire men to do the work at the price
it saw fit to pay, if it could find such
The Prescott Courier and the Kingman
Mineral Weaith'appeax to be la the midst of
a red hot political compulen. Flagstaff
There are otbexs one especially,
an alleged democratic sheet published
Dot a thousand miles from Florence
whose editor was a Cleveland office
holder, and who in now pouring hot
democratic shot into such wheel-horses
of the party as O'Brien Moore of the
Citizen. But it is noticeable that the
said Cleveland appointee usually bolts
the ticket and votes for republicans
like others of his ilk.
It is with much satisfaction that the
Tbisuke eooouoci's tbut George Christ
bus been fired out of the Surveyor
General's office and Hugh Price of
Phoenix has been appointed in his
place. Little George was iu Washing
tou a week or two ago and telegraphed
home that his father had a "cinch" on
the re uppoiutuieu t. But dead things
occasionally walk.
Perished from Thirst.
From the Mohave Miner .
About three years ntf'j Mr. Roberts,
father of Mrs. James lla'isey, of Nee
dles, left that place with the intention
of going to the Lealand mine, in the
liouhdary Cone country, since which
time he has never been heard from.
About ten days ngo Walter Hawking
was out in the vicinity of the Olive
Outmun mine and found a satchel in
one of the cauyous and some distance
away found a vest and a pair of over
alls. Near the overalls he fouad the
bones of a human being. Opening the
saifhel he found a letter from Mona
ghan & Murphy to Steve Hedell, rec
ommending Mr. Roberts, the bearer, as
a good worker, etc. I'rom this it is
taken that the unfortunate' man had
lost his way in the canyons of the
Arizoua side of the river and had wan
dered aimlessly about until his water
gave out and died from thirst. The
weather at the time of his disappear
ance was very warm, but the relatives
of the deceased believed he had been
murdered by the Indians and that his
body had been thrown into the Colora
do river. .A few dollars in money was
fouud in the pockets of the overalls
and also a watch.
Iu the satchel was !
a loaf of bread that looked as though
it had just come from the bakers. Da-
ceased was a man well a.ong in years 1
"d bad never been in a desert couu-
try Prior to his trip to Bedell's miues.
Mr. Hawkins has taken possession of
the things fouud near the remains and
j wilj turn vhem over U)e relatives.
anotlir mystery of the desert
! has been cleared up.
The Way They Look at It.
From the Boston Transcript.)
.r. 15,-own If I should think one
thing and another man should think
just the opposite, and, he should give
me $50 because it turned out my opin
ion was better than his, you wouldn't
mind, would you, dear?
Mrs. Brown Of course not; why
should I?
Mr. Brown That's just what I
thought, dear; but it happened the
I r Smith . t,.
cause his opiuion appeared to be Tihe
Mrs. Brown You wretch !
been gambling agaio!
As the pote says: "Opporchunity
knocks at ivry man's dure wanst. On
some min's dure it hammers till it
breaks down the dure, and thin it goes
in an' iver aftberward it wurrucks f'r
him as a night watchman. On other
min's dures it .knocks an' runs away,
an' on th dures av some min it knocks,
and whin tbey come out it hits thin,
over th' head vvidan axe. Mr. Dooley.
' la-laada Largest feana' Owin,
The largest land, owner in England
proper it the duke of Northumberland,
who possesses 18G,C0 acres, mainly, of
course, in the county from which he
takes hi title, and he is the only one
of these 28 great lords who has not an
acre either in Scotland or Ireland. The
acres amount to 145,000, is the only pas-f.--sorof
more than lOO.OOOacresw hoia
lot a peer.
Bmmcsler Catteht tr Accident.
Antonio Aznia arrived from Ger
many at New York wearing a belt in
which were concealed $17,0OC worth of
diamonds. He told a customs officer
that he had nothing dutiable. The offi
cer was about to pass on when he
stumbled and caught at Aznia's waist
to keep from falling. His hand touched
the belt, and the newcomer was soon
dispoiled of his valuable shipment.
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A Mew Plymouth in Idaho.
From the Land ot Sunshine.)
How to get the settlers for new dis'
tricts in the West, especially settlers
possessed of character and sufficient
capital, Is oae of the problems of which
we have never known too much. The
Plymouth Colony of Idaho furnishes
some light on this subject, although
neither an old nor a great settlement.
The Plymouth, effort began with the
adjournment of the National Irriga
tion Congress of 1894, held at Denver
in the autumn of that year. A few
who had been prominent in this move
ment cooceired the idea nf establish
ing a colony which should illustrate
the feasibility of makiug small farms
on the arid lauds. Localities in eight
States were examined before the site
was selected. What was wanted was
a tract of fertile soil, watered by a
completed irrigation system with
abundant supplies, and then, a local
interest which would be warranted in
backing an earnest effort with a pro
motion fuud of reasonable amount.
The right conjunction of favorable
conditions was found in the Payette
valley, in the southwestern corner of
Idaho, near the Oregon boundary.
Here was a large tract of the most
fertile beach lands, covered with tall
sagebrush. The point selected was
twelve miles from the Oregon Short
Lice railroad and the same distance
from the nearest town. A few settlers
had already located in the valley, but
practically it waa a wilderness. The
Payette river, one of the largest tribu
taries of the Snake, is a nobie perennial
stream, having suttieient volume at its
lowest stage to irrigate more land
thau the alley contains. The climate
of tue lucality mJ 0,3 described as the
w, ,i.M te-miwrat. nne While
Desl 'J Pe 01 u,u temperate zone. nne
tue extremes of winter cold and sum
mer heal are ver? considerable, it U
au excellent climate both for men and
for crops. It is suited also to the pro
duction, of the more delicate fruits,
such as prunes and peaches.
Having selected the land and secured
the necessary promotion fund, the
colony leaders weut East to enlist
settlers. The plan Of settlement which
had been mapped out had two or three
unique feature. In the first place, it
was desired that the eolonists should
be quite self-sufficient, and to this end
they were urged to diversiby their crops
so tha't they might produce the variety
of things which they would consume.
Exclusive fruit culture was believed
to be an evil which would in lime
I bring a harvest of disappointment-to
! those who bu'.it their hopes upon it.
' 1,1 tle -euond -pUce, it was thought
feasible for many, if not all, the set
tlers to assemble their homes in a
village center, so that they might
realize unusual social advantages from
the beginning. Finally, business co
operation was provided for by the for
mation of a company in which ail the
settlers were to be stockholders. This
! company was to own the townsite and
j BUCh simple industries as might be
created from time to time,
j The colony obtaiDed il8 first 5mpul!5e:
j , h . b ,, ,rv. ..,t
is time for a Kew Plymouth!" was
warmly echoed by a number of influen
tial men, of whom Edward Everett
Hale was foremost. A public meetiug
was held and a brief account of it tele
graphed to the newspapers throughout
i the country. Strangely enough, not a
single settler was obtained in Boston.
But, even more strangely, the Boston
meeting resulted iu the speedy enlist
ment of a fine nucleus at Chicago, to
w hich point the campaign was quickly
transferred as the result of the mani
festation of an unmistakable degree of
public interest.
The Chicago work began with a
modest meeting at the Grand Pacific
Hotel early in March, 1805. These
meetings were continued at intervals
of one week over a period of nearly
two months. The Plymouth Society
of Chicago was formed at the first
meeting. Its membership gradually
increased, until 250 heads of families
were enrolled at the end of the brief
campaign. It is worth while to note
the fact that it was the colony plan,
especially the social advantages of
moving a number of families at one
time and grouping their homes in a
village center, that aroused the deepest
interest, rather than the advantages
of the locality in which the settlement
was to be made. Very little was said
about profits to be realized by the set
tlers. Their attention was riveted
upon the proposition of making homes
where they could work for themselves
and achieve an independence in the
midst of pleasant surroundings. ' la a
word, most of the things which colony
boomers do, the Plymouth promoters
left undone; while most of the things
colony promoters leave undone, the
Plymouth promoters religiously did.
At the seventh meeting, a committee,
consisting of five men aud two women,
was chosen to visit Idaho and report
upon the location and colony plan.
The society defrayed every cent of the
committee's expenses, instructing it to
make the trip unaccompanied by the
promoters, to travel just as settlers
would be expected to do, and to receive
none but the most ordinary courtesies
while in Idaho. The Society desired
an honest report. However, it wss
found that the location and feasibility
of colony plan were all that had neen
represented, and the report was in the
bighest degree favorable. ,
When the committee returned, actaal
settlers were invited to declare them
selves by making a substantial pay
ment on account of land and colony
stock. Fourty-four families respond
ed, trustees were chosen, work on the
town site ordered to begin, and a few
montiis later the main body of the
colonists went forward. Theysucceed
ed in making what is perhaps the
tuost notable settlement in Idaho.
They have prospered steadily from the
beginning and many other settlers
have followed them to the Payette val
ley. The irrigation works and large
tracts of laad, which originally be
longed to an Eastern company, have
passed into the hands of these settlers.
The original colony plan has been
carried out to a large extent, especially
its social features. These have been a
great blessing to the settlers.
The lesson of the Plymouth effort is
that one good way to get settlers is by
means or. meetings, lectures ana the
formation of clubs, and by encourag
ing investigation by committees com
posed of intelligent, unprejudiced men
and women. Another lesson is that
the ciass of homeseekers is far more
interested io getting homes and a 1 i v-
ing than in glittering promises of
enormous -profits to be obtained in a
few years without much labor. An'
other prime advantage of the Plymouth
plan which should not be overlooked is
that settlers like to be moved in groups
rather than by single families. Actu
ally, it seems easier to get forty fam
ilies to move to a new country to
gelher thau to get one alone.
The Republican announces thut
George W. Sanders will be married on
the 15th of August, at Wichita, Kan
sas, to Miss Clara S. Gletiu. Mr. Sand
era formerly lived in Florence, where
he was receiver of the Cisa Grande Ca'
nal. Miss Glenn is a native of Iowa,
but for many years she resided io
Kansas. Her health having failed she
went to California and after a residence
thereof one year she accompanied her
sister, the wife of Major Wm, Bishop
of the Forty-ninth infantry, to the
Philippines, not long after the break
ing out of the Spanish-American war.
She did not land there but went to
Hong Kong. She later went to Manila,
and with her sister followed Major
Bishop through his campaign with
General Funston. On the return
from this campaign Major Bishop sent
his family to San Fraacisco, expecting
to be shortly mustered out. He, how
ever, went into the reguWr army with
Xhe ra.uk of . first lieutenant. Miss
Glenn came to Phoenix in June of 1900,
and it was here that she met Mr. Sand
ers. . She remained until July of the
present year, and then went to the
home of her brother at Wichita.
Pedro Meojugo returned a few days
j ago from Florence after having spent
a couple of weeks there with his fami
ly. He brought his family back with
him aud will move them up to the Oro
Grande mine where he has beea work
ing for the past few months. fWicken
burg News.
Look at your tongue.
Is it coated ?
Then you have a bad
taste in your mouth every
morning. Your appetite
is poor, and food dis
tresses you. You have
frequent headaches and
are often dizzy. Your
stomach is weak and
your bowels are always
There's an old and re
liable cure : .
Don't take a cathartic
dose and then stop. Bet
ter take a laxative dose
each right, just enough to
cause one good free move
ment the day following.
You feel better the
very next day. Your
appetite returns, your
dyspepsia is cured, your
headaches paS3 away,
your tongue clears up,
your liver acts well, and
your bowels no longer
give you trouble.
Price, 23 cents. AU druggists.
" I have taken Ayer's Pills for 35
years, and I consider them the best
made. One pill does me more pd
than half a box of any other kind I
have ever tried."
Mrs J. E.Talbot, .
March 30, lta9. Arlington, Kans.
a j - . 1
United Verde Miners in Sympathy With
Jerome, Ariz., Aug. 5. (Special.)
The United Verde mine closed down
to-day. The miners are in sympathy
with the smelter men. About two
hundred strikers left Jerome to-day.
Senator. Clark also has cone east.
Everything is still shut down. There
is no prospect of an early settlement.
The town is qniet and orderly. Sena
tor Clark tails newspaper representa
tives that be has no statement to make
concerning the strike.
Jerome, Ariz., Aug. 5. At noon on
Saturday the smeltermen of the Unit
ed Verde Copper company decided to
strike after a conference with Senator
W. A. Clark, who was here at the
time. The men asked for an eight-
hour shift, which was not granted.
Senator Clark left here to day with no
intimation of an early settlement of
the strike.
The men seem to be determined to
hold for their demands as firmly as
Senator Clark. ' .. ;
The surface or smeltermen, proper,
comprise engineers, electricians, boil-I
ermakers aud boistmen.- This has shut
down the ivlirtle niinD nn 9(inHntnf t, I
surface work being unable to accom
modate the conditions required under
ground. Therefore the miners, who
number at least 1,000, have been com
pelled to stop work.
There is no indication of an early
adjustment of differences existing be
tween the company and its employes.
The United Verde Copper company is
one, if not the greatest producer of
copper in the world. The shut down
will affect greatly all private interests
in the city, which has about 3,500 in
Suiue Parts of the Republic Tfkat in
aa Much German aa taa
The northern third of France and
half of Belgium are to-iay more Teu
lonic than the south of Germany. This
should cot occasion surprise when we
reaieir.ber the incessant downpour of
Teutonic tribes during the whole his
toric period. It was a constant proces
sion of Goths from all points of the
compass JTranks, Burgundians and
France was entirely overrun by the
Franks, w ith the exeeptioD of Brittany,
by the middle of the sixth century,
says the Loudon Express-. All through
the middle ages' this part of France was
German in language and customs as
yell..,. The very nanw of the. country .
is Teutonic. It has the same origin as
Francouia in southern Germany. la
H12 the council of Tours, away down
south, ordained that every bishop
should preach both in the Roman and
the Tetitonic language.
The Franks preserved their German,
speech 400 years after the conquest.
Charlemagne was a German. Hi
courtiers were all Germans. He lived
and governed from outeide the limits
of modern France. Abbe Sieves ut
tered an ethnological truism when, in
the course of the French revolution.
he cried out against the French aris
tocracy: "lyet us s-end them back to
their German marshes, whence the
Casa Grande, Arizona.
MRS. M. E. WOODS, - - Ppopriktob
Goods Meals and Lodging
for Travelers.
Chinese Laundry,
on Main Street (opposito Barker's.)
Where plain and fancy washing and
ironing will be done by experts in the
business. Give Wah Kee a trial.
Livery and Feed Stable.
First-Class Stock and Eisrs.
Careful Attention Given to Tran
' cient Stock.
Main Street. Florence, Arizona.
Tucson ,
Will attend to cases in Pinal, Gra
ham and Gila counties.
The Valley Bank,
$ 100,000
Wm. Cheisty, President. ;
M. H. Sherman, Vice-President.
M. W. MudSlNuEK. Cashier.
Receive Deposits,
Malta Collections,
Buy amd Soil Exchange.
Discount Commercial Paper and do a
General Banking Business. Office
Hours, 9 a. iu, to 3 p. m.
American Exchange National Bank. S. Y.
The Anglo-California Bank, San Francisco.
California. - -;.
Am. Exchange Nat'l Bank, Chicago, 111.
FirstNationul Bank, Los Angeles.
Bank of Arizona. Prescott, Arixona,
Of Turi,n. Arizona. -
Capital Paid Up,
Surplus and Profits,
Deposits, - - -
Foreign exchange. Cable aud telegraphic
transfers all over the world.
Accountsof individuals, firms and corpora
tions solicited and their interests carefully
looked after.
R. B. TEXNEY. Cashier.
Under Management of
Cr. GEO. M.
Completely Restocked With
Drugs, Patent Medicines,
Toilet Articles, Perfumeries
Blank Books, Stationery, Cigars, Etc.
Tunnel Saloon.
Telephone So. Main 101.
J. C. KEATINC. Proprietor.
Corner Saloon,
C. W. HARDY, Prop.
Florence, - - - Arizona
Headquarters for the Gang.
The finest of Wines, Liquors
and Cigars.
C. R. Michea &'Co.,
General Merchandise
Corner Slain and 12th streets.
Florence. ... Arizona-
Meat Market,
Main Street, Florence.
Is consta.-itJy supplied with Fat Beef, which
will be furnished customers at the lowest
easb prices. We buy for cash and are com
pelled to sell for cash, and will use our best
endeavors to guarantee satisfaction to our
customers. H
Antonio, Chinaman
General lerctoiilise,
Corner 9th and Eailey streets,
Florence. . Arizona,

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