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The St. Johns herald. (St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona Territory [Ariz.]) 1885-1903, June 11, 1885, Image 2

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Published every Thursday.
Henry Reed, Editor and Proprietor.
One inch, one "Month, $2.00
one Year 20.00
One-quarter Column, one Month 5.00
' " one Year. 50.00
One-half Column.one ilontb. . . , 10.00
" one Year,.... 100.00
One Column, one Month, 20.00
" one Year. 200.00
TOC&l notices will be inserted at twenty cents
aline first insertion and ten cents a line each
subsequent insertion.
Leeal notices will be inserted at a square
(ten lines of this typelfor the first insertion and
?1.00 a square for each subsequent insertion.
Stock brands will be inserted one brand on cut.
one year, $10; each additional brand on cut. same
owner, eacn aaauionai uranu or cuuruuier,
bar or connected letters, requiring engraved
block, one vear. 22.
All communications should be addressed to
The Hebald, St. Johns. A. T.
SDE8CEIPTION fl.OO per year, in advance.
St. Johns, Thursday, June 11.
The Apaches, where are they?
Where are their signal fires, and
their foot-prints? They have come
and gone and their trail has been
one of death. Thus far, their des
tination and hiding . place is as
mysterious and unaccountable as
is the spirit that impelled them to
their carnival of blood. Weeks
have passed and they have had un
. disputed possession of the moun
tains and valleys which they sel
ected for the hellish work on which
they started. The organized army
of the United States has placed its
most experienced soldiers on the
trail of the cruel raiders, officered
- by men of daring and courage, yet
not a Redman paid the penalty of
Jiis crime. Volunteers from various
sections under command of men of
known and tried courage and long
experience, were also on the alert
ito arrest and destroy the savages.
Indian scouts were hurried to the
-front with the confident hope of
..staying the work of distruction
the results were alike fruitless.
"Where is the remedy? The army
is powerless against the murderers ;
volunteers were equally unsuccess
ful ;the scouts failed, and the roving
Tjands were satiated and left the field.
. Now it is known to every Indian
on the reservation who are the ab
sentees. Now let the government
take care of the aged men, look
after the squaws and children, or-
der out every able-bodied Indian
with orders to arrest every scoun
drel who has been on this raid, and
turn them over for trial and pun
ishment. -They can do it to the
"last man, and they should under
sore penalties be made to do it.
This'trifling has been endured iong
Albuquerque voted by a large
majority of her inhabitants to in
corporate the new town and go in
fo business on its own account.
The wisdom or folly of this pro
cedure will not be manifest for the
. next two or three years, but which
ever it proves to be it is the volun
tary act and deed of the majority,
and we hope there may never ap
pear a cause for regret. Since the
town plats was "first mapped out
k Albuquerque has had a most won
derful growth in population, in the
great value and beauty of its build
ings, both for business purposes
and private residences. Its trade
id now far in advance of any com
mercial mart in the territory, and
we don't know of any town south
of Denver or west of Kansas City
thas is its peer as a business point.
There are old pilots at the helm of
the young metropolis, and if they
have not lost their cunning they
will guide the trim little craf.
All tax-payers will commend
the action of Chief Justice How
ard in charging the present Grand
Jury in the District Court against
the custom, too long prevalent
'among stockmen, of having one
another indicted and tried crim
inally over disputed titles to cattle,
when such disputes properly be
longed and should be settled by an
action .of replevin in the civil
courts. Hardly a term of court
. passes in anycounty in this terri
tory but what two or three cases
of alleged cattle stealing by men
previously bearing good reputa
tipns, are tried, the only result be
ing to demonstrate the existance
of a dispute between neighbors
over the possession' of a cow or
calf, which - could have been more
easily -fizttisLactorily settled in
a Justice Court, without involving
the expenditure oi several hun
dred dollars by the county in
maintaining a criminal prosecu
tion. In his charge to the Grand
Jury qn this' subject, Judge How
ard advised that body that where
a reasonable doubt existed as to
whether the stock in dispute be
longed to either the accused or ac
cusor, to rather ignore the charge
than put the county to the expense
of a trial. Prescott Miner.
The following are two of the
most important sections, of the
"Act for the protection of live
stock growers," passed by the last
Legislature, in reference " to the
marking and branding of cattle :
Sec. 5. "The ear-mark provided
for in this act shall be made by cut
ting and shaping the ear or ears of
the animal so marked ; but in no
case shall the person so marking
any animal mentioned in this act
mark the same by cutting both
ears to a point, or cropping oft
more than one-third of either ear,
and any person violating any of
the provisions of this section shall
be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor,
and upon conviction shall be pun
ished bv a fine of not less than one
hundred dollars, nor more than
three hundied dollars, or by impris
onment in the county jail for not
less than one month nor more than
six months, or bv both such fine
and imprisonment.
Sec. i). No person shall here
after use more than one brand or
ear-mark for cattle nor more than
one brand for horses or mules, but
all brands and ear-marks now
owned by or recorded in the name
of any person in anv countv of
this Territory, shall be and remain
the property of such person, and it
shall not be lawful for any other
person to adopt or use the same, or
for the Recorder of any countv
where such brands are recorded, to
record the same in the name of any
other person, and any Recorder vio
lating the provisions of this section
shall be deemed guilty of a misde
meanor, and upon conviction shall
be punished bv a fine of not less
than fifty dollars nor more than
one hundred dollars.
The editor of the Albuquerque
journal, wno speaics very con-
temptously of Arizona journalism,
in a 'scare head' over some specials
regarding the Indian outbreak says
"More Killing bv the Red Savages."
We think the editor ought to be
thankful' to the gentlemanly
Apaches for furnishing him with
the information. In the same head
ing we find "A List of Those Smit
ten Down by the Band," and "Other
Choice Reading Matter." Now the
gentlemanly critic of that paper was
not very choice in the selection of
his words or the manner of arrang
ing them in this particular heading,
but to sar the least, -in fact, the
heading would indicate that the
Indians had slaughtered a few peo
ple just for the purpose of furnish
ing the Journal with choice reading
matter. We venture to say that the
Albuquerque Journal is the only
paper in the world, the N. Y. Her
ald not excepted, who has highly
painted Apache special correspon
dents. Phoenix Gazette.
In our last issue we stated that
Elder J. B. Milner contemplated
taking a trip to Utah for his health.
Now Elder Milner comes to the
front and denies the. statement,
asd says we .are guessing wide of
the mark. Wc beg the Elder's
pardon for this seeming mipstate
ment, and' acknowledge that our
information was derived from a
very unreliable source, namely,
his own paper, the Orion Era, of
the 29th ultimo.
We can, after a second thought,
and a little careful investigation,
readily understand why the exiled
bishop does not wish to again tread
his native heath in search of
Howr many Indians did Mr.
Armstrong, who rails against the
United States arm', and his men
take in during the late Indian raid?
His column article is full of the
cowardice of the regular army.
Now write another letter Mr. B. F.A.
and tell us how many Apache mur
derers were taken in by the volun
teers and scouts.
About three months ago the
Herald had occasion to publish
an article in which the name of
Edmund Ellsworth figured to a
considerable extent. The article
in' question, after mentioning the
indictment found against Ells
worth for polygamy, also stated
that he had been placed under two
thousand dollar 'bonds, and had
endeavored to leave the country
but had been forcibly detained by
his bondsmen. This statement of
facts caused Mr. Ellsworth to
appear in an article in the Orion
liira and JJeseret iNews. under nis
own signiture, in which he admit
ted being indicted for polygamy
but in a long-winded, senseless ar
ticle stated that he had never vio
lated the laws of the United
States" by unlawful cohabitation
and would prove on trial in court
that there was no. grounds for the
eharee whatever. As regards to
veracity and general moral up
rightness he stands on par with
the mass of the odoriferous fol
lowers of Brigham Young. The
following article from the Prescott
Courier shows his method of sell
vindication. What liars these
Mormons be :
Edmund Ellsworth, the Mormon
who vesterdav, in the District
Court, plead guilty to. unlawful
cohabitation, and received a sen
tence fining him $300, or in lieu
thereof be confined sixty days at
Yuma,, has selected to serve the
sixty days in the Territorial peni
tentiary, in preference to paying
the fine.
An item has been going the
rounds of the press for the past
ten days regarding a statement
made by a ranchman named Pow
ell, living sixty miles north-west of
Winslow, who reported that the
Mormons were aiding and urging
the Indians in the recent outbreak.
Brother Milner in the Orion Era
denies the statement and says that
"'the Mormons have everything to
lose and nothing to gain by Indian
outrages." We do not agree with
this saintly follower of Joe Smith
as previous Indian, outrages have
always been beneficial to the Mor
mon people from the fact that they
aid tnese red-nanded assassins
and get. their share of the plunder
as was evidenced in the Mountain
Meadow massacre. . Ahbut five
years ago the Mormons through
their highbinders Lot Smith, Am
nion Tenney, Ernest. Tieljen, Jacob
Hamblin and Brothers Farnsworth
and Christiansen used all available
means to induce the Navajo In
dians to go on the war path and
drive the gentiles from the country,
and at that time caused a feeling of
uneasiness among these quiet, in
dustrious people, which came near
ripening into warfare, but was
averted hy the timely interference
of the military.
It is not conscientious scruples,
but fear, that keeps these hired as
sassins of the Mormon church
from plying their bloody vocation
at the present day.
Amasa Lyman was an Apostle of
the Mormon Church, aud for a sea
son was first counsellor of Joseph
Smith. At last, however, in 1870,
he preached a sermon in which he
said something about atonement
which excited the wrath of Brigham
Young, and he had him excommu
nicated. He was one of the bright
est and truest men that ever belong
ed to the organization. Shortlv
after he was fired out of the church
he was stopping at the house of
Abram Taylor in the 11th ward of
this city, where he was called upon
by a prominent apostate from the
Mormon Church, who said to him :
"Brother Amasa I want to ask you
two leading question?. Were jou
acquainted with Joseph, Smith?"
"Yes," was the reply. "I knew him
personally, I have been with him
under many different circumstan
ces : iiave travelled and slept witn
him. I know him almost as well
as a brother." At this the'question-
er asked : "Did Joseph Smith re
ceive a revelation from Gp.d in re
gard to polygamy r" .Lyman was
absorbed in thought for several
minutes, then looking up, he slowly
said : "That revelation was got up
for the purpose of covering Joseph
Smith's iniquities, for he met me on
the streets of Nauvoo the winter
before the revelation, was received,
and told me that he then had four
wives." This was the thoughtful
testimony of one of the nearest
friends that Joseph Smith ever had.
and one of the most honorable and
sagacious men who ever belonged
to the Mormon Church. Is such a
revelation received under such cir
cumstances, worth keeping a whole
people in doubt, perplexity and
trouble over? Salt Lake Tribune.
There is some fear expressed
that the work on the Prescott
branch railroad may be obstructed
by parties claiming the right of
way as against the Company jut
organized for immediate work. We
hope not.
dealer in
Dry Goods,
Hats, Caps, Boots,
and in fact a genera assortment
. Also buvs
Produce, Stock, Wool
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Notice is hereby given to all persons
holding Apache County warrants, which
were issued prior to January 1st, 1885.
to present the same to the County Treas
urer, of said County of Apache, at his
office in Saint Johns, for registration and
examination on or hefore the 25th, daj.
of June 1835. The pavment of all war
rants, not presented and registered as
above, will be refused.
Ey order of the Board of Supervisors,
dated April 10th, 1885.
Henry Hunino,
T. S Bunch, . Chairman.
Clerk. 14-25.
Colonio & Co.
Gfeneral Merchandise,
Cows, Sheep, Wool,
and PELTS.
Our stock is complete in all lines
and we sell
Should call and Examine our stock
before buying elsewhere.
Commercial St., St. Ioling Am T
of Apache County, Ariz.,
and Deputy
and Civil
IE IN" Grills IE R,.
JpSyLands selected and Settlers lo
cated. Plats of vacant lands obtained.
Filing and entry papers prepared. Cor
rections of eioneous entries secured.
Surveys of all kinds executed and exam.
ined. Correspondence solicited. Office
at St. Johns, irizonat 13tf.
m m ll ll i
Middleton & Hill,
Hardware, Arms, and Ammunition.
Only Complete Line of Hardware, ef in Flagstaff, for
New Eldridge B. Sewing Machines:
Repairing a Specialty.
City Drug Store, .
Wholesale and retail dealers in
Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils, Etc., Etc.
Orders by mail and express solicited.
A First Class Pharmacy Connected.
Billiard Parlor.
Choice Brands of
Foreign and Domestic
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fJPWe oner a -place, to tnose so
inclined, to spend a pleasant even
ing. Come drink and be merry.
In connection with the above he
has a
Where travelers can feel assured
that their .?tock is properly cared
The Largest and Besl
Weekly Newspaper
in the World
Sanford Jaque?
ap-Plans,- specifications and estimates fur
nisned on .spoliation. All kinds of cabinet wori.
and coffins made on short notic
Work Warranted.
Billiard Saloon,
It is not necessary to call the attention,
of old customers to our location,
they know full well whee
to find the largest
stock of
Fine "Wines,
Eeer, : .
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rArtiticaily Compounded.
For the benefit of oifr Patsons wc have
connected with our f-'aloon
well kept corrals.
Kay; Grain Stabling
Furnished for those desiring such
ST. j-ozHTisrs
Billiard Parlor
Alexander Fechner Prop.
Choice Brands of
GARS Constantly kept on hand
In connection with the above
he has a
Where travelers can feel assured
that there stock is properly cared
Midvale Nursery
A fine stock of Fruit and Orna
mental Trees, Vines, etc., either rais
;d in New Mexico, or thoroughly
icclimated, and worth double the
price of those brought from the
Also Eggs for Hatching, from
ught varieties of Pure Bre-l Poul
ry, and a few pairs of Fancy Tig
jons for sale.
Proprietor, Albuquerque, N. 3
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