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ill?- PRESS COMMENTS On the Recent Outbreak of the Apache Indians. The Inefficiency of the Regular Army to Subdue Them. Tombstone Record : Gen. Crook is eorelv srieved over President Cleveland's last order, wherein he demands the suppression of this Indian outbreak and the extermi nation of the renegades, as it pre vents :i treaty wilh the darlings; and if there is one thing Crook knows less about than another, it is treating with Geronimo and his pals, as proven by past experience. The people of the frontier have had enough of Crook's soft-shelled In dian treaties. Albuquerque Journal : This is the fourth time that Geronimo has escaped from the reservation where he is fed, clothed and cared for by the United States government. Each time he has gone forth on an . crran i of blood. It has been the same story every time men mur dered, women outraged, little chil dren hacked to pieces, houses burn ed cattle stolen, the future for prominent settlements thrown back for years. Three times the troops of the United States have pursued, captured and brought him back. Alta California : When the hos tile Apaches approached the town of Doming volunteers were called for among the citizens, but, as the telegraph explains, "o wince to the lack of arms, ammunition, saddleF, etc.. only a" posse of ten men could be gotten together. In a sparsely settled country like this it is almost impossible to arm and equip a par ty of men on short notice." We had lip idea that arms and ammu nitjim were so scarce in a New lexico town. Down there, where every live mining camp has a man for breakfast, and where "bad men" sire as plenty as blackberries, such a scarcity of weapons just at.a crit ical moment could not have been anticipated. It is a pity that this untoward circumstance prevented the exterminating of the Apaches. The Tombstone : When the War Department issued Crook an order the other day to call for all the troops he wanted, he telegraphed tmck that he had all he wanted. We say that he has not Let him imt in soldiers here by the thou sands and surround these Indians and exterminate them all men, women and children. We call upon the press of Arizona and New Mexico to stand by us in this fight .agauisi the Apaches and against this Christ of the frontier, and if he goes down in the Sierra Madres and makes terms with these red handed savages, and attempts to return to the reservation with them, to call upon the people to exter minate them before they reach there, and to exterminate Gen. Crook or any one who dares say nay. Prescott Journal: A dispatch from Silver City, New Mexico says although the Indians have appar ently left the immedhite vicinity of this eity, many fresh trails h&ve been seen in the country about here. Trails are mostly small, indicating that the bands are broken up and wantfering through out the country, doubtless seeking a way out. The people are thor oughly aroused and it seems im possible for the Indians, to get back to the reservation. If the fail to escape to Mexico, it is prob able that the campaign will last sixty to ninety days, with the kill ing of isolated prospectors and ranchers wherever the Indians can come upon them. Military inefficiency to cope with the In dians on the warpath is demon strated fully,and much indignation is expressed by the people. Cap tain Overton is severely condemned ST. dSNS, i for his failure to engage the hos- tiles near Alma at good oppor tunity. Most of the women and children die believed to have gone south, while the bands of bucks keep the attention of the troops elsewhere; Tucson Citizen : Tcswin, the production from which the present Indian raid is said to have arisen, is as much an article of mystery to the general reader as the ingre dients of boarding house hash. As made by the Indians it is a crude and weak fermentation, producing intoxication only by imbibing large quantities after a prolonged fast. They remove the hulls of a quantity of corn by the use of lime and ashes, then s.oak the grains for several days and grind to a coarse meal. This is placed in an olla and allowed to attain a state of brisk fermentation, when the ingredients are briskly stirred and the meal drank with the li quor. The Indians usually ab stain from food for several days be fore a tcswin spree, in order to get the intoxicating effect, butpvhen the result is obtained itis the cra ziest of all drunks. It is often made in a much better manner, by even some Mexicans in this city. It is usual for them to add flavor ings that gives it a more pleasant and agreeable taste. Silver City (N. M.) Sentinel The direct responsibility for every murder committed by these In dians is upon Gen. Crook. Forty eight hours before Geronimo left the reservation the Lieutenant in immediate charge of them tele graphed to Crook that the' were preparing to leave, and asking for authority to put them under ar rest. This was peremptorily re fused. Then six hours before the left, the Lieutenant again tele graphed for such authority, stating that the Indians were on the point of Qparture, and immediate ac tion was necessary. To this, after a long and unnecessary delay, came the reply authorizing forci ble detention. As might have been expected, the authority came too late. Geronimo had been gone just three hours. Aside from this direct responsibility, there is this : Crook recently reported to Wash ington that these Indians were quiet and satisfied on the reserva tion, and wore disposed to engage in agriculture and pastorial pur suits. The result shows that in this, Crook misrepresented, for the signs of restlessness and dissatis faction which the Chiricahuas even then gave were unmistakable, and must have been within the Gener al's knowledge, as they were un doubtedly within the knowledge of his subordinates. Furthermore, when Crook brought Geronimo and his band from the Sierra Mad res, he became their sponser, and guar anteed their future good conduct. Look at the matter from any stand point, and the responsibility rests upon Crook ; and in nine years of newspaper work on the frontier this is the first occasion on which we have really felt that his acts called for condemnation. We now say : D n Crook and his policy, of which we are reaping the re sults. Globe Democrat: Geronimo (lier-ron-i-mo) is the head chief of the Apaches, the most untrust worthy Indians in the west, and the leaders in nearly all tho out breaks that have made bloody his tory in Arizona and New Mexico for years. Formerly the Apaches were powerful and controlled the country in which they have latterly been but little better than prison ers by virtue of their reputation for fighting and craft. The Chey ennes to the north were their ene mies, not always victorious nor greatly fearod. Since the settle ment of their territory has begun to grow large the Apaches have grown cunning rather than daring, I APACKE COTJtfTYj ARIZONA and have only gone upon raids with murderous intent when some special circumstance roused them. Tucson Tailings : It is reported from Deming that the soldiers have captured thirty marauding Indians and are on the way to Fort Apache with their captives. That is, thirty red murderers, finding themselves in a tight place have surrendered to the troops, to be taken back to the reservation until thev feel like breaking out again. It is just two years ago this month since General Crook brought the "subdued Apaches" back from the Sierra Madres. For God's sake,doi.'t subdue and bring them back any more. Southwestern Stockman. Clifton Clarion : For the death of every citizen who has been num bered with those who have swelled the roll of the unfortunates since the late Indian outbreak, Brigadier General Crook is indirectly respon sible. His temporizing policy has encouraged the savages to renew and repeat the diabolical acts characteristic of the blood-thirsty Apaches. Only a few weeks since we cordially greeted friends from the Blue, and their coming was ever pleasing and pleasantly re membered. Some of those who were welcome visitors in the sanc tum of the Clarion have made their last call. . The pets of the military commander" have sum moned them from time to eternity. General Crook has pampered and encouraged the fiends, and his pe culiar pet, Geronimo, who captur ed him in the mountains of Mexi co, is now bidding defiance to mili tary authority, and with his ma rauding band marks his trail with blood. How long shall such be the case? Awake, arise or be for ever fallen ! Proclaim the fact that Crook is a failure, and let the peo ple of Arizona realize that their safety depends upon their own j strong arms. RAILROAD NEWS. Messrs. Wilson and Hamilton, eastern railroad men, who propose to build our branch railroad, arriv ed in Prescott last evening. In coming from the Atlantic & Pacific to Prescott, they were driven over the proposed route of the road and on arrival here expressed them selves well pleased with what they had seen. They say they are pre pared to commence work at once on the road if they find the other representations, which have been made to them, as fully verified as has been what they have already seen. A aisuatcii was also received from Mr. Bullock last night saying that he is also prepared to build the road. Prescott Journal. THE ASSESSOR'S BLANKS. Ye honest ranchman wears a puzzled look now-.i-days. The fact is, that visit from the assessor who left a big blank to be filled out bv each of them has a good deal to do with it, and thus the rancher rumi nates : "Lemme see, thars the two-year-olds, thirteen of them, guess I'll ring 'em in with the yearlings; thars them old cows I brung from Missoury four years ago, theni'll go in with the two's ; an' them heifers which war yearlings for two years past, guess they'll go fur two's again an' dang my buttons, them little runts of cuyuses will have to stand the yearling racket, too ; Lord ! sum on them is mor'n thirteen-year old, fuz I know; an' mus'ntforgit them pigs, twenty-seven on 'em, guess. I'll forgit 'em ; lemme me see, that? a hundred an' seventy-two head, not counting the old woman an' the kids, that'll make 'em pesky taxes seven dollar' an' six bitF. Mighty hard fur a man to live nowadays, somehow. Eagle Eock (Idaho) Register. The legislature of Tennessee have passed a law prohibiting the preaching of polygamy in that state. - TERRITORY? THURSDAY PROFESSIONAL CARDS. Tflr L. VAN HOBN. ATTOENE Y-AT-LA W , HOLBROOK, A, T. JjJ M.SANFORD, ATTOENEY-AT-LAW, rRESCOTT, A. T. JJARRIS BALDWIN, . ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, ST. JOHNS. A. T. Land business a specialty. Office in Court House. JJR.D. J. BRANNEN, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON FLAGSTAFF, A. T. 4-Office and Drug Store Opposite R. R. Depot. Will give prompt attention to calls from any point on the line of the A & P. R. R, ALFRED RUIZ, CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT; RECORDER APACHE COUNTY, AND IT. S. COMMISSIONER. Special atrention given to the examination and transfer of titles to Real Estate in the county. Office in Court House, St. Johns, Arizona. jyj V. HOWARD, " ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, ST. JOHNS, A. T. Office at Court noues. r S. BUNCH, ATTO RNE Y-AT-L A W, ST. JOHNS, A. T. ? Office in Court Ilouse. Q L. GUTTERSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, ST. JOHNS, A. T. j-Office in Court Ilouse. ELLS HENDERSHOTT, ATTORNE Y-A T-L A W, ALBUQUERQUE. N. M. c, BliCKER, NOTARY PUBLIC, SPRINGERVILLE. A. T.- M.ZUCK, NOTARY PUBLIC, HOLBROOK, A. T. r-G. NORR1S, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, FLAGSTAFF. A. T. J. C. II EKNDON. J. J. 1I.UVKISS. JJERNDON & HAWKINS, ATTORNE YS-AT-LAW, PRESCOTT, A. T. WH1 . practice in the District Court of Apuchu County. J W.SPAFFORD, DEALER AND BROKER IN REAL ESTATE, MIXING AND COL LECTING AGENT. flagstaff, a. t. TSFropprtics visited examined and report ed on. for purties living at n distance, in Yav apai. Mohave and Apache counties. 1'arlicu lar attention liii to Government claims. HOUSE. F. M. ZUCK, Proprietor HOLBROOK, A. T. JR3""This house is neatly furnished and 'has large, airy room?, and its tables are supplied with ill the market af'ords. Stage leaves the house laity for Ft. Apache. J. F. HAWKS, RESTAURANT, Everything New, Neat and Clean. Jleals at all Reasonable Hours and Trices. Nothing Fi ner in the Territory. Fresh fish and oysters in their season. FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. RAILROAD AVE.." OPPO. DEPOT. HOLBROOK LIVERY, FEED AND- , SALE STABLE, NATHAN BARTH - PROPRIETOR. Splendid outfits for parties go-ng-to the Petrified Forest Saddle animals, buggy teams on call. 2a?" Stock kept by day, week or ionger time at reasonable rates. Hay and grain, for sale in large or small quantities. UJ?' Freight and express teams on hort notiee. - . .i B. I. TERRILL, SIANAGER. JUNE lh 1885. LOWENTHAX & METERS,. Successors to Santiago Haca . Wholesale - LIQUOR DEALER, Albtlquerque N. M. IMPORTER OF FOREIGN WINES AND LIQUORS; THE Largest and Most Complete Stock in New Mexico.- ' FULL STOCK BAR GOODS; SOLS AGENT FOR THB CELEBRATED VAL BUTZ'S BOTTLED BEER- The Ayer Lumber Company. OF FLAGSTAFF .... Have for the accommodation of the people of Holbt'&ok and vicinity -on or near the line of the Atlantic fc Pacific road established a depot for the sale of LUMBER in all varieties produced at the Great Mill in the San Francisco Mountains. DRESSED LUMBER of all qual ities PLAIN LUMBER of all kinds and dimensions.- DOORS, SASHES, BLINDS,- LATH, SHINGlES, BATTENS AND MOULDINGS. : The prices for all kinds of stock will bo the same' as' if delivered at the mill with freight added.- Office arid yard Central Avenue, West End; O. P. CHAFFEE, Agent, iiropean Hotel. C. E. BONSALL BEST ROOMS IN THE-GITY. MEALS SERVED IN ALL PARTS OF THE HOUSE. CLUB & BILLIARD ROOMS. Opposite Union Depot. Albuquerque - - - - - Mew Mexico Albuquerque National Bank,- Albuquerque - - - - New Mexico A General Banking Business Transacted, Louis Hl-xixg, Joseph Bell, W. K.P -Wilson,. Louis Huning JnsErii Bell Associate Justice Supreme Court New Mexico. W. K. P. Wilson w! A. Dp.akb Edmckd H. Smith Stkickland Auhkigut Geo. F. Chalandeh 20,0005000 ACRES OF LAUD FOR Sale in New Mexico and Arizona, THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY', The Land Grant of this Company, in alternate sections extends entirely across the Territories of New Mexico arid Arizona, between the 34th and 36th degrees of north latitude. It is 650 miles long and 80 miles wide and includes some of the 5est grazinc lands of both Territories. In the valleys are many desirable tracts ofr.zricuhural land, sus ceptible of irrigation. A sufficiency of water has been found wherever cattle and sheep have been grazed, and large herds have been grazed in the country ever since the coming of the Mexicans Wells have been sunk and good water has been obtained. A stream of limning water, the San Jos-, rises near the summit of the SSierre Madre, and runs 75 miles eastward to the Rio Puerco, and the compa nj's road follows the whole length of us valley. 1 here are numerous fine valleys opening into the valley of the San Jose, flanked bv grassy and woo ded hills, upon which there is an open growth of small cedar and pinon. 1 here is ane nsivebelt of good pine timber on the mountains, near the railroad, and good springs are found on both slopes oftheSierre Madre. 'lhere is a large coal field west of Fort Wingate which has been fully ex plored, and which will afford labor for a large pop ulation, there are also coal deposits on the eastern slope of the Sierra Madre. Many varietiesof buil ding stone are found in great abundance along the line of the road. In Arizona the grazing areas are supplied wtih good water, and the United States Surveyors, who made thettfficial surveys of the country, say they are as cood, if not better, than those of Wyomins and Montana. The Navajo Indians grow corn without irrigation, in the valreys of the Puerco of the West, on the Company's lands, and in the val ley of the Little Colorado, also on the line of the road, good crops of corn, sorghum, oats, barley, and garden vegetables are grown by irrigation-, the finest of potatoes, oats, wheat, barley and gar den vegetables of larce size and fine quality have been successfully grown without irrigation on WATCHES AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES. LIST OF WALT HAM AND ELGIN WATCHES IN 3-oz SILVER CASES NAMED : 5 I hKLlNii, 7 Jewels, WILLIAM KLLKRY, ix Jewels, P, S. BAR'l LE'l T improved! is Jp.wels, APPLETON TRACY & CO., improved pat. hair surinsr. adiusted. E. W. RAVMONl'J. 15 Jewels, pat. reg. ALL STEM WINDERS. 3 The same movements in heavier cases, whh Gold joints, from S3 to 5 extra. Howard; Hamp den, Rockford or any other movement in Gold or Silver cases at similar prices. Remember that every watch is examined and regulated by myself and a writterrguarantee given. Noteaddress: ARTHUR EVERITY, ' Practical v atchmaker. P. S. Any watch sent C, O. D. with priv ilee of examination. NUMBER XXII. Proprietor, OFFICERS. President. Virp-Presidcmv Cashier. DIRECTORS. . . .of L. & II. Iluning, Los Lunas, N. M.- formerly Cashier Central Bank.- Chief Engineer A. &P. R. R.- Clerk U. S. District Court.- Physician.- Asst. Supt. A. & P. R. R. the slopes of the San Francisco mountains! On these mountains there is an extpnsive timber belt, diversified by beautiful valleys and parks', with good water and wonderful canons throuhg which the road passes. In fact, the whole of the country traversed by the road is very picturesque and beautiful, and many towns are being- built along its route. The Valley of the Rio Grande, at Albuquerqe is 5,000 feet above the sea, and the passes-of the Sierra Madre and the San Francisco mountains, in Arizona, have elevations of 7,300, witha depres sion at Winslow. on the Little Colorado, where the altitude is 5.000 feet ; the climate is mild and saiubrous. Cattle and sheep graze throughout the year and do not need to be sheltered of grai 1 fed during the winter. The nights are cool' during the summer. The Company is now prepared to make sales of its grazing lands in quantities of 50,000 acres or more, at prices ranging from one dollar (or even less for larger quantities.) to one dollar and a half an acre, upon payment of one-fourth the purchase value at date of contract of sale the remainder in payments as may beagreed upon, bearing six per cent interest ; and irrigable agri cultural lands in tracts of forty acres or more. The belt of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad Land Grant includes the only available grazing land in the country south of the Missouri River that can be purchased in large areas ; and the section of country through whieh this road passes will become the best beef producing region of the United States. Maps of the Land Grant will be forwarded on application and properly acredited persons desire ing to inspect grazing lands, with a view to pur chase and extablish stc ck ranches, will be gvien facilities for that purpose. J. A. WILLIAMSON. THOS. S. SEDGWICK;. Commissioner Land Agent 87 Milk St., Boston, Mass Albuquerque, N. M. 5ie.oo. 7.60. patent reg. 15 Jewels, t 25,00. 42,00V '47.60. pat. reg. adjusted, Railroad Avenue, : 4- 0 Albuquerque, N. M. Mm Fin;