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AriiSha Weekly Enterprise
FLORENCE, SATURDAY, DEC. 3181 Arrival aut Departure of Mails. Etrra and California Mail ftrriren at 11.S0 a. m.. and clown ut 2:30 i. m. Pinal, Ulob awl Silver King Mail arrives at 11 in., and clow at 12:1." p. 10. Orrtet HuCM From 9 a. m.. t 1 p. in.; from 1: ) ! H"d frwro " r- I"', to 7 p. tu- Suuiluvs iram 11 a. tu. to S I), in. Home oSTews. Attorney Smith returned from Globe Saturday. Th pupils of tho female school were all treated to Christmas presents by their teacher. A midnight mass was held at tha Cath olic church Christmas eve, and the church was thronged with devotees. The schools will re-open Monday, the board considering a week's holiday suffi cient for the young hopefuls. Christmas passed rather quietly in the di.Terens camps of the county. Dancing was about the only amusement in dulged in. Goo. Acton returned from the San Po dro valley Wednesday, with thirty head of beef cattle for Henry Schoshuaen't slaughter house. Eight thousand pounds of concentra tions and nine hart of bullion came down from tha Muck Morris this Week. The output of this mine is growing. The Mineral Hill stage was compelled to leave a portion of its load at the Flor ence office Wednesday. It had fifteen hundred pounds of freight to haul up to Cottonwood camp. There has been but little going on in mining circles this week. The drivers in the mines have devoted the time to rest ' and recreation. Activities will not be're sumed till after the 1st. The work of cleaning out the Alamorea ditch is about completed, and the water will be turned on some time during the comma week. This is the ditch which supplies our street gutters with water. We acknowledge the receipt of a' com plimentary ticket to the installation ball of Pinal Lodge, No. 4, I. O. O. F., to be held at Delta Hall, Pinal, on the evening n January titii, JK8J. Uur thanks are herewith tendered. A new Winchester rifle and Colt's forty I.mr navy were rauica ou at the culver King hotel, Christmas. Recorder De- vine was the winner. John Dunn thre for him and turned up 43 spots. There were two throws of 41 etteh. Manner Sutherland, if the Arizona stage company, w.nt up to Dripping fiprin Thursday, and took with him new blacksmith nut fif for Wm. Tweed & Co., who are opening up some fine lain.' fug properties in that vicinity. Tom McLeilan came in Saturday from his copper mine, located . in the Silver Hollirwtlu't, biit returned after iakit.g Christmas dinner at home, lie report the Caledonia as showing up well and ex pects to startle the natives with the rc suit of the development he ta now inak ing. The Tinal Consolidated Mining Com pany have completed their road from Butte to Iiellaire, and are now hauling supplies over it to the mine. They will probably be the lowest bidders on the proposed road from Florence to Butte and in case they receive the contract, will push the work through with all speed pos sible. A ball was held at Silver King school house on Monday evening, and was both a financial and social success. An ex cellent supper was served at the Wil liams House, and was partaken of by about eighty persons. The proceeds of the entertainment will be expended on the school building, whicli is not quit finished. Hinson Thomas has been sppointed deputy county recorder, and entered upon the discharge of hi duties in such enpac ity Monday morning. It is unnecessary to enumerate his quaIi6cation for the po sition, as the public are familiar with them, through his terms of service in other official positions. We congratulate him upon his good fortune. x he lovers ol tne dance will be per ranted to "chase the glo ing hours with flying feet," at the court-house hall, Mon day evening. The party is gotten up for the purpose of waltzing" the old year out and the new one in, and is under the management f P. Boscha and Bo White aido. A cordial welcome is extended to the public generally. While our friends, back in the States, are hugging base-burners and rustling for remedies for toe-tickling chillblains, we heaven-favored sinners of Arizona are ambling about in our shirt-sleeves and feeding on green vegetables. Only think of it; on Christmas day we plucked green peas nearly large enough for the table, from Mr. Remy'l garden. A shooting match took place af the race track Saturday. The- prizes consisted of turkeys and ducks. A number of our best marksmen took part in the match and a good score was the result. The distance was one hundred yards, off-hand, and the charges were fifty cents per shot. J. P. Rupley marked the center, and sev eral others scored close up to him. On Monday evening, a holiday ball was given at the residence of Mr. Cunning ham, in the San Pedro valley, and the fun-lovers of whom there are many of that section were all in attendance. It is . needless to say that the ball was a suc cess, for when those San Pedro people meet to make merry, they do not fail in accomplishment of their purpose. Our friend, W. L. Bailey, of Pinal, was in town Tuesday. He will move his fam ily down here at the end of three weeks and become a permanent dweller of this embowered burg Tln Silver King hrfcl and grounds belong to him, and he purposes building a large addition to the house at once. Mr. Bailey is a good citizen and e shall be elad to welcome him and his estimable wife as residents of Florence. The school trustees are advertising for competent, reliable male teacher. Mr. Stanton, the present teacher, has more pupils than he can manage successfully, and it is the intention of the board to either establish a graded school, or to di vide the present male school into two de partments and employ a teacher for each department. Miss Rena Dod, of California, passed through here Wednesday, en route to Globe, for the purpose of linking her for- unes with those" of Frank Fitch, formerly f this place. She is a prepossessing oung lady; a happy medium between the blonde and brunette types of beauty and still radiant with the blush and bloom of adolescence. The golden fetters were forged before this paragraph was printed, hence it is in order to extend Frank our congratulations. Mr. Aaron Mason, superintendent of the Silver King mine, loft for San Fran cisco Thursday. The annual meeting of the stockholders and election of officers or '82 will be held at the company's of- ce in San Francisco, on January 10th, and he will remain there till after the meeting. It is probable that the com pany wlil take some action as to the time and place of building their new reduction works before the meeting adjourns.. The dining room of the Silver King ho tel was neatly and beautifully decorated with flags and evergreens Christmas day, exquisite taste was displayed in the ar rangement of the tables. The bill of fare was complete and would have been a credit to any establishment. The variety was surprising, considering our limited market. The list of entrees was, seem ingly, without end, and the same was true of the pastry and dessert. The three mercantile houses of Jos. Collingwood, Smith & Watzlavzick, and Buckalew & Ochoa are selling more goods than any other three retail establishments in the Territory. They keep teams on the road, between here and Casa Grande, constantly, haulding in new goods, and still they can hardly keep up with the de mands of their trade. Their business does not fluctuate, but is regular and uni form. This speaks volumes for Florence as a business point. Mr. John Sibbald broujrht in from the Wedge and Alice mines, this week, some of the finest specimens of horn silver we ever saw. One was a perfect slab of the precious mineral and the others were al most as rich. The beauty of it is the quantity of this fine ore contained in the Mineral Hill mines. It is not found in small strata, but in very strong veins, which grow in width an 1 richness as they go down. Even the most bitter enemies of this matchless district are cooling down before the growing ovidences of its great merits. The Silver Queen n.ine, located in the San Pedro district, was sold hint week for $30,000. The property was bonded some time since, the face of the bond calling for 50,000. The buyers are Illinois men and are said to bo millionaires. Mr. John T. Bates and two of his neighbors, whose names we did not learn, are the sellers. We congratulate them upon their good fortune, and also upon having sold to a company strong enough, financially, to put up the necessary machinery for the profitable working of the Queen. It will be a great benefit to that district. Robt. Lemon, better known as '"Old Kentuck," died Sunday night of heart disease, and was interred Monday. He came hither from Nevada some years ago and followed prospecting. At one time he was owner of the famous "Kentuck" mine, at Gold Hill, Nevada, but like many other miners who made ' fortunes during the early and palmy days of Ne vada, he scattered his gold along the gilded way of fast lifej till his purse was depleted. He was a native of Kentucky and about 63 years of age. Peace to his ashes. The Florence and Silver King telegraph line is rapidly advancing from Casa Gran de to this point, and Postmaster Guild will be enabled to open his battery on Casa Grande by the 10th at the latest. The post-planting brigade will probably reach here by the latter part of next week, and the wiro stretchers will not be far behind them. The instruments and batteries are all here ready to be placed in position as soon as the line is complet ed. They are from the Tillsjn factory and patterned after the latest model. There are three sets of instruments, e.s.ch set consisting of a sounder, key aid light ning arrester. They cost $150. A ennstmas tree entertainment was held at Silver King school house Satur day evening, and attracted a large cjowd. The tree was loaded with nuts, cand- and handsome presents for the little ones It was a gala night for them, and their ittle hearts bounded with a delight suih as only a child can know. The Silver if ing brass band was in attendance and filled the night with music. A set of toyband instruments was placed on the tee for the latter, and proved a, source of much amusement. Many of the maid! and matrons were remembered on the tree, and even hoary-headed masculinitysame in for a portion of Santa Claus' bo.nty, and the evening was a merry one fu all. I he iiNTFRrRtsE corps was treated o a superb Christmas dinner at tlie residnce of Mr- John Remy. It was prepare by Mrs. Remy and her daughter, Mrs. Ed ward Lanoue, and was cooked and sea soned in a style that could not be sur passed. There was turkey with dresing, chicken with gravy, roast pork, frea as paragus, celery, peas, potatoes, cauHow' er, radishes, and other vegetables, float-ing-islimd, jelly cake, fruit cake, wund cake, fruits, etc., and a bounteous upply of sparkling French claret to wash he de licious delicacies down. We usualy eat to live, but could we have such diners as a regular diet, we should reverse he or drr and live to ep.t. The fine Hamiltonian stallion, pur chased in California by Mr. Aaron Ma son, arrived here last week. He is a beautiful chestnut sorrel, trim and sym metrically built and stands sixteen hands and three inches in height. He has a coat as fine as silk, and eyes as bright and clear as the twinkling stars. He is a thoroughbred with a splendid ped igree, and has a turf record of 2:20. Mr. Mason paid $2,000 for this magnificent specimen of horse-flesh. We will back him against anything in the Territory for speed or blood A fine mare, ' presented to Mrs. Mason by Mr. Barney, of the Silver King company, came in the car with the horse. Maj. Sisson arrived here from Globe Monday, and will remain with us some days. He and Recorder Devine are ne gotiating for a bond on some valuable mining property in this county with the intention of placing it at the east. It was chiefly through the influence and management of Major Sisson that the Mack Morris, of Globe, was sold to east ern capitalists. The buyers were his friends and bought it on his recommen dations. He has an extensive acquaint ance at the money centers of the east and enj-sys the confidence of those who know him, to such an extent that they trust his word and judgment implicitly. This is why he has been so successful in dispos ing" of mining properties. If there is anything you need, whether it is a gun, piano, violin, diamond, pistol. watch, or pair of eye-glasses, and you havn't got money enough to buy it imme diately, send ?1 to prepay express charges. Have a selection of the article 3-ou want sent to you by express, out of which select something that suits you. Send the articles back, and pay down f 5 or $10 by postoffice order. State how long you want the article kept, and with in that time you can pay on account any amount you can spare by postoffice order. Thus you can buy the most expensive ar ticle, and not miss the money. Thou sands of dollars worth of good3 are sold in the country this way by the square deal ing house of Uncle Harris, 221 Kearney, between Bush and Sutter streets. Ye printers of the Enterprise fared well Christmas. Charlie Beckwith came to the front with four bottles of Milwau kee beer; E. W. Palmer followed suit with two bottles of fine old claret and box of Havana's, and Messrs. Smith & Watzlavzick capped the .list with two bot tles of Wilwaukee beer a box of imported cigars and the handsomest cake we have seen in the Territory. It was about forty inches in circumference and ornamented with icing, plaitod and formed into deli cate arabesques and flowers. It wasmade at their Florence bakery, and attests their skill in the fine art of fancy pastry. To each of the above named gentlemen we return thanks, but beg leave to add right here that if the Enterprise is full of glaring defocts this week, they are charge able to the liberal donations of liquid lu bricator herein before mentioned. The Christmas ball, held at the court house hall Saturday evening, was the crowning success of the season. There were thirty-nine couples in attendance and not a single incident of an unpleas ant nature occurred during the evening, Each participant seemed to have for gotten, for the time being, the unpoetic realities of this common-place world and to have consigned to transitory oblivion those sobering cares and saddening thoughts which mar life's serenity. They came in pursuit of pleasure and did not forget their purpose. At 11 o'clock sup per was served by Mr." Wilaon, in his new building on Main street, and after satis fying the cravings of the inner-inan, the revelers returned to the hall and resumed the dance. It was 4 o'clock in the morn ing when the musicians struck the last chord, and even then tho dancers ex pressed regret at the termination of the ball. The managers should receive credit for tho manner in which they conducted the entertainment and are to be congrat ulated upon the success of the affair. Mr. Nelson, the gentleman who made such a careful examination of the Alice mine last week, returned here Saturday from Pinal. He intended to stop over day, but hearing that Prof. Blake had gone up to the Alice, he packed his sam ples and took the stage for Casa Grande at once. Just before starting he rushed in to tell us good-bye, and in response to our request for his opinion of Mineral Hill, he said, "I am satisfied with it, but am not ready to express my opinion yet, I am going to Tombstone to test my sam pies, and then will say what I think His actions, when he heard of the arrival and purpose Prof. Blake, denote that he was satisfied of the vaiue of the Alice, and was anxious to have his report reach the 1 hilidelphia capitalists, whose interests he represents, so that they could secure the property, or an interest in it, before the result of Prof Blake's examination should be made public. This conclusion is strengthened by other circumstances that we are not at liberty to state at pres ent. A clear head sits upon Mr. Nel A son of Mr. John T. Bates has dis covered in the foothills, about two and one-half miles from the mouth of the San Pedro river, a large deposit of alum. Ii. is fine in quality and lies very near the surface. Charlie Finch says that chunks of alum as large as water bucket, and containing very little foreign matter have been taken out of the mine. There is, seemingly, no end to the variety of min eral in this county. We have now gold, silver, copper, coal, lead, iron, salt, and alum mines. It is probable that cement will yet be discovered here. Its presence in the old ruins of Casa Grande indicates that it exists somewhere in this vicinity. It is not reasonable to presume that the builders of that ancient pile, considering the quantity of cement used in its con struction, would have brought it from a great distance in the necessarily rude con veyances at their command. We cling to our oft-repeated conviction that Pinal is the best, though smallest county in the Territory. Maj. Geo. H. Sisson, Recorder Devine and E. J. Reed returned Thursday from a.visit to the Caledonia copper mine, in which claim Mr. Devine owns an interest. They brought back with them a fine lot of red oxide ore, taken from the dump at the shaft now sinkin? under the direction of Thos. McLellan. Recent develop ments shoWthis to be one of the most promising copper mines in the Territory The ore now taking out will average at least 20 per cent of copper and there is, apparently, no end to the ' quantity. About one thousand feet from the loca tion of the present workings the ledge is cut by a deep arroya, and shows a tre mendous body of low-grade ore which has been leached out by the action of the elements. The ledge shows great width and ia thoroughly impregnated with red oxide of copper from wall to wall. The formation is limestone, and this, geolojji cally considered, is a very favorable for mation for copper. The present devel opments are meager, consisting of two lar-e open cuts, one of which has been turned into a shaft and driven down to depth of htteen feet. The men are now at work in this shaft and it shows solid metal all the way across. The property is located in Silver Bell district and not far from the property of the company which ships 120. 000 worth of copper from Picacho station monthly. It would not surprise us to see the Caledonia de velop into a first-class bonanza. We received by Thursday's mail a very handsome and rich specimen of ore from the First Chance mine, at Peachville, one mile east of the Silver King. There is a ninety-foot tunnel on the claim, driven in on the ledge, and it shows the same character of ore as that sent us all the way. The richer metal lies at the bottom of the tunnel, showing that the vein im proves in quality as it goes down. The pay streak is two feet wide. The forma tion is granite and the ore is similar in appearance to that of the King. Messrs. Taft and Beach are the owners. son's shoulders, and he does not permit good thing to slip through his ringers, he can possibly prevent it. Ranch for Male. Thompson's ranch, situated about half mile from Florence,' is offered for sale. For particulars inquire of Buckalew & Ochoa P1 Cf.LEK;.T0 NEW FIRMI1" NEW GOODS ! MEW PRffiESt Jos. Collingwood te Co., Calls particular attention to his large stock of A TTENTION EVEB YBBB t c all for Cahn, Nickelsburg & Co., r CELEBRATED SAN FRANCISCO BOOTS For Miners, Prospectors, Farmers, Teamsters, Families, and Indeed Everybody. nmsazHZ-AJtrGs-iE sought -A.isr:D sold. JOS. COLLINGWOOD. 3?"The Eureka nailed boot made by the above firm is just what is wanted for Ari Kona. Made of the best French calf uppers and heavy tap sole full nailed. It has no eqital for beauty, strength and durability. Our Lucky Boy cannot be matched. Ask for our Brands: EnrBkaMelLicky Boy,CroMFaTOiltB,EacM,Bcs8 s Road Ou New Patent Riveted Seam Boots and Shoes Are the best offered. , The seam in these goods is sewed, cemented, and rivetd. Pat ented Aug. 3rd, 1880. CAIIV, MCKELSBI KG A. CO., San Francisco. PS-For sale by all first-class dealers in Arizona Territory. .. 34-3m. . . HARRIS BROTHERS, IMPOETEBS Or & AND Manufacturers of SS3 LEVI STRAUSS & CO., IMPORTERS OF oreign Domestic Dry Goods Hoisery, Gents' and Ladies' Underwear & ClotMng, U & 16 BATTERY ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. SOLE PROPRIETORS AND MANUFACTURERS OF CELEBRATED PATENT RIVETED CLOTHING. 29-tf. Pinal County Bank W. HOPKINS, President, A. AARON MASON, Vicb-Phbsidest, VENTON, Cashise. Capital Stock, 850,000. Until the completion of the bank building, the business of this Bank will be conducted in the office of the Silver King Mining Company, at Pinal. San Francisco Correspondent, The Anglo-CaliforniaJJank, Limited W. C. SMITH. H. WATZLAVZICK, P.O.Box 1629. 5 I 2-5 1 4-5 I 6-5 1 7 Washington Street, San Francisco, Cal. 34-tf C. H. BECKWITH, Proprietor. C. G. LEWIS, Manager. NOW UNDER ONE MANAGEMENT -AND THE- 'ta fe4jp4 pMjjl' lll IMLUM kM si THE ONLY HOTELS IN lorence, Pinal Bounty fl. T. In Mosls or Families Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is as much re garded as a household necessity as sugar or coffee. The reason of this is that years of ex perience have proved it to be perfectly reliable in those cases of emergency where a prompt and convenient remedy is demanded. Consti pation, Hver complaint, dyspepsia, indigestion and other troubles are overcome by it. For sale by Druggists and Dealers, to whom apply for Hostetter's Almanac for 1882. Sheriff's Sale. In the District Court of the First Judicial District, of the Territory of Arizona, in an for the county of Pinal. W. J. Simmons, Plaintiff, " vs, I The Pinal Copper Company, Defendant. J Under and by virtue of an execution issued out of the First Judicial District Court, in and for the county of Pinal, on the 22nd day of December, A. D., 1881, and to me directed and delivered on the 23d day of December, A. D.,1881,in favor of W. J.Sirhmons.plaintiff.and against the Pinal Copper Company, defendant, for the sum of five hundred thirty-three and 23-100 (S5K3.23) dollars, and costs of suit amounting to four hundred twenty-seven and 84-100 (M27.84) dollars, and accruing costs. I have levied upon and shall, on Saturday, the 14th day of January, A. 1)., 1881, between the hours of 10 a. m. and 4 p. m., of said day, proceed to sell at the Court house door, in the town of Florence, in the county of Pinal Arizona Territory, at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, to satisfy sam juuaueni, cost and accruing costs, all tae right, title and interest of the said Piixd Cop per Company in and to the following described proerty to-wit: All those certain mining claims situated in Mineral Creek mining dis trict, county of Pinal, and known and named as follows: Millie, Esperanza, Burnside. Keed, Monroe, St. Julieu, Tibbetts, Bilk. Ida Bell, Scorpion, National, and Ray. Also the board ing house at Bolingerv lle, the smelter, store and other building at Riverside and one lot of near the said smelter. Sheriff's Office, Florence, Pinal Co., A. T. Dec. 23, 1881. J. P. Gabriel, Sheriff. By B. J. Whiteside, Under-Sheriff. 39 FANCY ME AID NEWS DEPOT SILVER IvTsG, V. T. KEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND A CHOICE ASSORTMENT OF FANCY GOODS COMPRISING Zephyrs, Silk Floss, Card Boards, Mottoes, Beads, Silk Ties, Scarfs, Ruolies, Lace Ties, HantacMefs, etc, Also Books, Stationery, Periodicals, Pipes, TOBACCOS, OiaARS. SMITH & WATZLAVZICK, FORWARDING & COMMISSION MERCHANTS Casa Grande, A. T. 2-y,'E GIVE SPECIAL ATTENTION TO CONSIGNMENTS IN OUH CARE-fcst MARK GOODS "CARE OF S. & W., CASA GRANDE, A. T." WILL CONTRACT FOR FORWARDING MACHIN ERY AT THE LOWEST RATES. : t-iP-HAVE HLWAYS ON HAND"Q : BARLEY, Ciioped Feed, Potatoes, : : AND EVERY THING NEEDED BY THE : TEAMSTERS, FARMERS, Miners and Prospectors. ALSO AT OUR FLORENCE HOUSE WILL BE FOUND A LARGE STOCK OF General Merchandise, Groceries, Crockery, PROVISIONS, LIQUORS, " Produce, Tobacco, Cigars, Grain and Flour. WE KEEP ONLY A CHOICE VRTICLE OF GOODS AND SELL AS LOW AS THE LOWEST. Q-ITH TJS -A- CALL. SMITH &. WATZLAVZICK. fflEST AID L1EGEST DIMM EOOM IN THE COMTY. Lady Attendants! Board Floors! Best Meals this Side of San Francisco! The Booms of these Motels kave Seen THOROUGHLY AND EVERYTHING WILL BE COMFORTABLE FOR GUESTS. jSktitffk?tio? Cfuhfkifteed. All we ask is Give us a Trial ! Every Thing is New ancTCIean in the Housej. MAIN STBEETi GHAS. EAPP, Proprietor. S'By strictly attending to business I hope to tnerit a continuation of the El patronage wnich I have received in the Dast. and am confident of tnvimr raU iam- w , .. . O O . isf action to all gentlemen who may favor me with their patronage. Elegant Club and Reading Room IN CONNECTION WITH THE BAR. APP SETS BEFORE HIS CUSTOMERS THAT THAT WILL GIVE . JH3??f SATISFACTION. PLAIN AND MIXED DRINKS IN EVERY STYL" i HE KEEPS HIS BAR SUPPLIED WITH THE BFST Em . i best Brands l iquorss uigars OLL SEE IMIIE. W. 'iMEB'S 1 rJ0i JSPi -Mti i clSMJ 1 NS ain Steet, Florence Here will be Found the Very JBest and T?urest Wines, Liquors and Ciga-r MIXED DRINKS A SPECIALTY. the 17! HIhe motto of tins house is that pure liquors are more pronftiNe. tu the i'Mg run than cheap adulterations for, though they coet more than the. iaiif.r, they 4rw i i-ustom and retain it. 26 tJ-.