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VOL. IV. HOLBROOK, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1899. NUMBER 29 V i f Q SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Some Important Happenings in the South THAT MAY PLEASE OUR READERS An Assortment of Newsy Events That Occurred In our Midst that Cannot Fall to Interest. Oxnard is to have a $10,000 hotel. The telephone has invaded Catalina island. The Pomona cannery has made an other run of apricots. Santa Ana now has a midnight-saloon-closing ordinance. The Ocean Park golf links will open with a tournament June 24. The condensed milk factory at Bu ena Park is working night and day. Anaheim's anti-slot machine ordi nance will go into eeffct in two weeks. The Tuna Club of Catalina is to fish for the Associated Charities of Los An geles. Will A. Harris of Los Angeles will deliver the Fourth of July oration at Re dl and 3. A convention of Southern California farmers' clubs will be held in Pasadena in September. Baron Bismarck and Baron Corne lius von Stegel are at the Hotel Coro nado from Germany. Riverside will appropriate $50 or $100 for advertising during the com ing N. E. A. convention. All of the cows supplying milk to the people of Pasadena are to be sub jected to a tuberculean test. , Tamassas, the old Indian at the Oceanside reservation, who was said to be 114 years old, died last week. The Pasadena citizens threaten to bring suit against one T. H. Phillips, who, it is alleged, guaranteed a rapture cure and failed to carry out his con tract. Ventura Native Daughters will give a ball, the proceeds to be devoted tow arris a medal for thp California Vnlnn teers in the Spanish and Philippine wars. Charles Williams, 23 years old, was accidentally drowned at San Diego, while T. Perry, the grandson of a min ing millionaire, aged 45, committed suicide by the same method. Los Angeles and San Diego, both boasting serious bicycle accident on the same day! Really this is delight ful. This proves that the scorcher and human depravity are universal ills, and afflict alike, the just and the njust. A call for 300 date palm leaves and 2000 fan-palm leaves has been issued by F. Q. Story, chairman of the Com mittee on Decorations, who will direct the work of adorning the city of Los Angeles in honor of the delegates to the N. E. A. A Southern Pacific surveying party is in the field between Anaheim and Whittier in the La Habra valley. The intention apparently is to lay a line from Anaheim through Fullerton across La Habra valley to join the Whittier branch of the Southern Pa- cific. The absence of the fool killer from San Diego, when the recent mining craze has cropped out has made pos- sible a continuation of the tragic story of the Yukon valley. The cursed doc trine of something for nothing con tinues to roll up or lay out its vie tims. If the expert fishermen continue to haul out the finned denizens of the wa ters as they are reported to be doing at Catalina, and the coast resorts gen- erally, there will not be enough left to furnish any recreation for the com. mon people when their vacation time comes. Five thousand tons of apricots, plant to can them, $30,000 cash in her treasury, cheap electric power and light, and saloons open till midnight, make the prospects of the Santa Ana resident bright and pleasing in the superlative degree. Los Angeles Record. . The San Bernardino Times-Index "notes that . "The county clerk is kept busy issuing marriage certificates." Now this is the sort of news that peo pie like to read, for, as all the world loves a lover, so does all the world know that certain prosperity must be in a neighborhood where marriages are plenty. Redlands will parade on the Fourth of July. Happy thought! When the grand marshal tangles his sword in his legs and falls and steps on him self, how easy to attribute it to the slippery, oil-covered roads? And Red lands is a prohibition town, too. Great are the bibulous resources of the av erage Redlander. The presentation to Colonel Bang- ham of Pasadena of a beautiful sword and equipments as an evidence of re spect and esteem by his fellow citizens is an act to be commended. These things serve to keep alive that military esprit that has brought such invalu able results to our arms, and covered the nation in glory. At last, at last! Hueneme is in the swim with a Fourth of July celebra tion. It has been said that the pro gressive element of that paradise by the sea was so thoroughly soaked in salt water that they could not pull their shirts over their heads for fish bones. The celebration most effectively knocks out this libelous story. Los Angeles Times. Anaheim is in the line of progress with both feet. One foot is on the de spicable slot machine, which must leave town for keeps in two weeks time, and the other is planted on the happy fact that perfect red cherries have been raised on the Eyman ranch, and many acres more will be planted to them. Canned cherries would be 3 source of great income. San Diego is raising a fund of $1000 with which to entertain the visiting teachers who go that way in July. The Reception Committee of her Chamber of Commerce has taken up headquarters at Hotel Vincent in Los Angeles, and in several other particu lars the people of the southern sea port have evinced their deep interest in the great event of next month. Pomona, according to reports, has a gang of night-prowling, whiskey-drink ing boys who ássault peaceful people and think it smart. When these fool ish boys find themselves lined up against the real battle of life, they will have abundant opportunity and cause to bitterly regret such idiocy. Prosti tuted years and powers form a bitter legacy to mature manhood. President Ferguson of Pomona Col lege deserves hearty support in his en deavor to raise $50,000 as an addition to the present endowment fund. The college has grown and strengthened healthily of late and promises to be come apotent factor of the intellec tual and social advancement of the State. The cojlege is founded on lib eral lines and is full of the spirit of growth. A little girl of Los Angeles, whose family was about to move to Arizona, and who had heard that country spo ken of as forlorn and particularly God forsaken place, was saying her prayers at her mother's knee the night before their intended departure. She said all she had been taught, and then, with peculiar empha sis, she said: "Now good-by, God, for tomorrow we are going to Arizona." Visalia had three pretty contestants for Goddess of Liberty on the ap proaching Fourth of July. In the in terests of harmony and patriotism 11 three of the strikingly beautiful creat ures .were elected and all three will pa rade. To make it a red-letter day for the triune goddess the committee al lowed each one $10 for a gown. The gigantic intellect that wrought this unique result will never die bald headed. The new cannery Is not unalloyed happiness to the people of Ventura, as, according to the Signal, the can nery management is taking a fall out of the people in the matter of prices. That is a game two can play at, and the men who run the cannery will find themselves the under dog without the pitiful tribute of sympathy, for it is natural for a Californian to hate any thing that savors of trusts, and the Ventura plant comes near that mark. The City Recorder of Pasadena adopted a novel method of correcting an unruly boy when he took him home with him and treated him- to music, good things to cat, etc., but it worked well, and if it were possible to first try a similar method on all children there is no doubt that a much larger propor tion of these youthful offenders would be saved from lives of crime. Never theless, there are boys whose peculiar temperaments make them unrespons ive to anything but a good official spanking. The Newsboys Association of San Diego met and adopted resolutions of sympathy for the family of the late Thomas M. Gardiner. The American newsboy is a compound of cusseddness and tenderness, which makes him a unique factor in metropolitan life. Himself the center of undeserved an athema and petty persecution.his heart is tender to those who are, or have been kind to him, and, though he would scorn a truce when a fight is on, he would give his last nickel and greatest service to one who remem bered him. The memory of the late Thomas Gardiner may have more pre tentious laurels to grace it, but none so far from self and near to God as this tribute of the poor newsies of San Diego. PACIFIC COAST NEWS Important Information Gathered Around the Coast. ITEMS OF GENERAL INTEREST A Summary of late Event That Are Boiled Dots to Snlt our Busy Keaden. Fresno The first carload of green deciduous fruit shipped from Fresno county the present season, was shipped by the Porter Brothers Company to Chicago. The shipment consisted of pears, Simoni prunes, Burbank plums and Tragedy prunes. The Navy Department has ordered the trial by court-martial of Paymas ter Willis B. Wilcox, now under arrest at Mare Island navy yard. The charge against him is "scandalous conduct tending to the destruction of good morals," and the single specification alleges that he was drunk at Mare Is land. The Pinkerton detectives, armed and in uniform, have been ordered by the Chief of Police to keep oft the streets of Portland, Ore. The order is made under the state law passed by the last legislature, prohibiting armed bodies of men, or armed patrols other than those appointed by law, from parading upon-lhe streets of the city. The altruistic wave has lighted on Fresno sufficiently heavy to permeate the guileless breast of John Chinaman. The Chinaman summoned an under taker to his bunk house to bury a child. The undertaker demurred on the reasonable ground that the child was not dead. . "Oh, he go die velly quick; you likee, you take him now!" San Francisco The Ohio Society of California has sent to President Mc Kinley an invitation engraved in a plate of gold, asking him to become the guest of that organization in this city. The society is already raising a fund for his entertainment, it being generally believed that the chief exec utive will visit the Pacific coast later in the year. In Spokane, Wash., they arrest peo pie who throw waste paper and things into the streets. If such a law were made and enforced in Los Angeles, it would be necessary to build a fence about the city, station a hurry-up wag on and a fat policeman at the gate, and otherwise copy the city jail, for this miserable habit is as general as it is offensive. The Santa Cruz Sentinel tells of a young man who left Soquel and went to war, being engaged in the battles in Luzon, and of his return and immedi ate resumption of everyday common farm labor. It required a patriot to fight in Luzon, but a true hero to stur dily resume the arts of peace, and set so high a mark for thousands of others to copy when they shall return from the front. Governor Richards of Wyoming, has ordered a detachment of the state mil itia stationed at Buffalo to take part in the pursuit of the Union Pacific train robbers. The latest report from the outlaws located them on T. K. Mountain, one of the spurs of the Big Horn mountains, north of the Hole-in the-Wall country. The Nebraska blood hounds are expected to reach the scene soon and the speedy capture of the rob bers is predicted. The San Francisco police arrested eight boys about 12 years old belong. ing to a gang . who call themselves "The Forty Thieves. These young van dais and thieves had stripped of all their furnishings fourteen passenger coaches of the Southern Pacific Com pany standing on a siding and had sold their plunder to a junk dealer. The damage to the cars amounts to $1500, but the boys say the junk dealer gave tnem only $7 for it. The Fresno Republican says: "Th nickel-in-the-slot machines are no more in Sacramento, and the first con viction has been obtained in Los An geles under the new prohibitory ordi nance. Thus the good work goes on, But it has not even commenced in Fresno." "While the lamps of life, etc. The great forces known to be in reserve in the raisin valley must come to the rescue and range Fresno on the same side with her more fortunate neighbors. A Washington dispatch says that the President has not yet come to a deter mination about his long-talked-of western trip. He said to a senator that he could not now say when he would start west or how far he would go. The Pacific coast people continue to flood the President with invitations and from every western state there, is the keenest desire to see the President It is now said a grand review of Phil ippine troops would have been held at San Francisco had the President not promised to do this at St Paul. The San Francisco Examiner tells of two policemen of that city who went on a vacation and found a rattle snake's egg in the brush. The police men put the egg in a box of lime to hatch it. In the morning they found the mother rattler at the box, she having traced her egg fully two miles by its scent. This is a case of mental strabismus and can be accounted for only as a result of the late earthquake. It is an unquestioned fact, as solid as the trend of the magnetic needle, that the breath of a San Francisco police man will not only charm a rattler, but replenish its stock of deadly venom as well, and this explains how the moth er snake smelled her way to the egg. Not even the torrid sun of Lake coun ty can feaze such a breath. Jose Barrillas and Kate Kinsey, the one a relative of Gen. Barrillas of Guatemala, and the other the daugh ter of a well-to-do merchant In San Francisco, determined to marry. Being under age they thought it the right thing to have a tugboat marriage. They had the tugboat marriage. This was two years ago. Almost from the day of the marriage to the present the young people have been separated and the bride disowned by her hus band's people. After two years, and when he became of age, the young man, loyal and loving and true, claimed his bride. They are happy, etc., but the heartache and mental tor ture of the two years will have its ef fect on the bride's life, and raises the question of the wisdom of runaway marriages. HER LATEST GIFT. San Francisco Before leaving for Europe Mrs. Jane Stanford prepared two deeds, which were placed on rec ord conveying valuable real estate to Stanford University. The property consists of 1700 acres in Lassen county and 160 acres in Tehama county. All of this land was recently purchased by Mrs. Stanford to seenre valuable water rights and grazing land for big flocks of sheep owned by her and which are to be transferred to the Vina ranch, now owned by the University. All this is in addition to the recent en dowment of over $11,000,000. By this latest gift, Mrs. Stanford has transferred all her realty to the Uni versity savea house and lot in Sacra mento, the residence of the Senator and his family in early days and par ticularly at the outset of his career as a railway magnate. She will eventu ally give that property also. Mrs. Stanford is now on her way to Europe for a three months' tour. While away, it is said, she contemplates in vesting $1,000,000 in rare bric-a-brae for the University museum. PERKINS WANTED THE CORONER TO BURY HIM. Fresno Fred Perkins, a young man about 24 years of age, died at the county hospital last week from what is supposed to be a case of looking up on too much wine when it is red. Perkins had been on a protracted spree for the past two weeks, and last Thursday he called upon Coroner Long and requested the Coroner to bury him Upon being told that he must have a death certificate to show that he was dead, Perkins called upon numerous doctors about town requesting them to fill out a blank death certificate that he had obtained. The young man had been employed as porter at the Hughes hotel up till about two weeks ago. Perkins claimed to be a cousin of Lieutenant Perkins of the U. S. S, Philadelphia. The inquest will be held late this af ternoon. HE SAW A BOY'S FALL IN THE LENS OF A KODAK. Spokane, Wash. Douglas Martin, 11 years old, son of Lewis I. Martin fell into the Spokane river at the big whirlpool and his body is still missing. The lad was sitting on a cofferdam, his feet hanging over the whirlpool. He was missed and workmen thought he had gone home, but a Kodak enthusi ast, who was taking a snapshot at that portion of the river, including the cof ferdam, while focusing his instrument saw the boy's body pass across the pic ture on the sighting lens. He was the only eye-witness to the tragedy. FROM FOREIGN LANDS. A London cablegram 6ays the Church Missionary Society confirms the reports of the trouble at Kieng-King-Fu, adding that two native mis sionaries were killed. NEW YORK The survey for the submarine cable which will connect Germany with the United States by the way of the Azores was practically com pleted when the cable-laying steamer Britannic came into port. The line, when completed, will cost nearly $5, 000,000. The longest stretch of the ca ble between the Azores and New York City will measure 2279 miles. niNES AND MINING. A MINE CURIOSITY. A. J. Shotwell, of Gila Bend, Ariz., with Mark Chartrand, A. F. Hoffer, James R. Kineally, William H. Hof meister, Prof. A. W. Waldauer and Robert Stockton of St Louis, have in corporated under the laws of Arizona, the Arizona United Copper Mining company with a capital stock of $10, 000,000. Mr. Mark R. Chartrand, one of the incorporators, says the company owns claims covering five acres in Pi ma county, Ariz., fifty miles south of Gila Bend. One claim is a hill 225 feet high, which by actual measure ment shows 3,500,000 cubic yards of copper, gold and silver ores, or about 8,000,000 tons. It is the intention, Chartrand says, to erect one of the largest milling plants in the country on the property, and Shotwell has gone to Denver to buy the first installment of machinery. THE BLACK WARRIOR MINES. The Globe, Ariz., Silver Belt say3 that a careful survey and measure ment of 10 per cent, copper ore now opened up on two of the twenty-five claims owned by the Black Warrior Copper Company shows 20,000 tons of metallic copper, worth, at Globe, at present values, $300 per ton, which would give a total gross value of $6,- 000,000, or $4,000,000 net profit after al lowing $2,000,000 for expenses. It is expected that the new smelting and leaching plant will be ready for work about July 15 next. RICH STRIKE IN GRAVEL. The San Francisco Post reports that' rich gravel has been struck by the Dutch Flat Blue Lead Mining Com pany close to the town of Dutch Flat, in Placer county. The statement is made that 'about seventy feet of the "lead" will produce about $10 to the ton, and about four hundred feet will go from $2.50 to $5 per ton, the depth of the gravel being from twenty to thirty feet. As a result of the strike the company has ordered a ten-stamp mill for the mine. RICH ORE. One of the richest discoveries re corded in the northern part of the state is the property of F. C. Cullers, near Arastraville. The vein averages one foot in thickness and mills $50 to the ton in free gold. The ore is being crushed in a Sweepstake mill, capacity of which is four tons daily. One hun dred tons have been put through this mill and its returns were in excess of $5000. MINING NOTES. The Tucson, Ariz., Citizen, has news of a rich lead strike about two miles from Helvetia camp, Pima county, Ariz. The discovery of an extensive cinna bar deposit two miles northwest of Oak Bar, Siskiyou county, Cal., is re ported. Development work in the Delhi mine near Columbia Hill is progressing most satisfactorily and the force of men has been increased. A 125-light dynamo is being placed at the Providence mine. With it the dwellings, boarding houses, office, etc., will be illuminated.' The Providence sawmill, situated about four miles from tbe mine, is in full operation. Receiver Paulv, in his eighteenth re port of the Golden Cross mines, San Diego county, Cal., gives the clean-up for last April at $13,117.11. The pay roll for the month was $5800 and the balance in the company's hands $18, 924.19. At the Gerrymander mine sinking is still going on in. the shafu A crew of six men is employed and additions will be made as the work continues. The prospects for this property are excel lent and it will no doubt develop into a paying mine. A new copper deposit has lately been found west and close to the old Har rison ranch, above Whiskytown. A man by the name of Wade Hampton is one of the lucky discoverers. The ore looks well, and doubtless carries both silver and gold. The metal output of Utah during the year 1898 was $14,654,235, of which $2.372,442 was gold, $6,494.275 silver, $524,542 copper, and lead $3,162,375. So far as known, - no placer gold was mined in that state last year, but prep arations are in progress to open placer mines near Bingham. Three experts of Marcus Daly, one of the most prominent figures in the copper combine, are at Vancouver se curing options on all the leading cop per properties in the province. The work was done before a shrewd min ing engineer discovered they were working for Daly, suspicion being aroused owing to their ability to write big checks and make gigantlo propositions.