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!Q3 Ar izo n a VJ e s kly En te rp ri s ll'lSI.I.'.iiKi) LVKItV ATCHI'AV AT FLOSKNCE, I'lNAL COUNTY, A. T. TSIOS. r. WEXSIN. Ed. an.i Propr. n a-t i;i'sn !k. e:7, e c:ir u ujuli n 0c dp', iuirc uiruut ff. 00 .10 fWJr. Work f rvrry l,-cri(loii clour lr.ru.H)j nn.l In !. irrj !. uml Most m-llfic uiaiiirr ul iruii;ii!' r.iU. K. T. Dkiii'.. OS ifrrr-hnulV I.vrh:iliec. tnn FranrNrH, l Snlr Aj'-il S'ur Ihr l.nlfriH-i-In lint City. II? U Hllioi'Ucfl l nlliurf l any liuliitmt devolving ou Iilm a Hie r l-ri-n-i.l.i'.lir or the iullilirr. ( nlilf or llif . niter ure kri( on ttlv nl Mr. lnaLr's attire wkin tbrjr mil or ncrii nl .my !mr. o. e ciim iiL' ipiently a lar; f . .;n the luir.e a:;d eons - e per cent - t tuc ere out put is stored for future use. .ny the uorphyry is reduced and that iiy concen tration. Hut before new reduction norks with a capacity adequate to the c..jali!i ties of the mine, can lie erected, a new mill she inubt selected with it largely increased water supply present site there is barely eiu to run the v.-orks now in operation. Hide this, tlie country around within a radius of twenty miies, very ;ho;:piy a a l.ire j ortion of it could openod up to a considerable dapth by tunnels. Mr. Josiah Champion, of Pinal and a gentleman residing in San Francis co, ure the owners of the TiLo, and have tl;e means to open it. Another' of the b'.st properties in the Kniuieil ut tin Florouce l'.t-Ottk' iu Becoii-claK FLCItESCE, SATURDAY, DEC. 23, S2 SILVER KIMti. fomrriiir MaJolilcss Minii, Their Prevnt fain ul Future roiule. The Kins. hc Bilk, the Pike, lhe Eat luion. lhe Black Dia mond, Etc. At) Sees by an "EuterprHe' lcrt. Irt conformity to our purpose of Wp lns( constantly before the eyes of those persons looking west w.ud from the At lantic slope for investment or homes, the rc.ioiirc s of this matchless county, we viiit.rd S.lver King lt Saturday and xamlng a few of the line propcrtii locat ed there We found in progress at the TAMOI H SILVER KINO everal ktcniai improvements, which when completed, will save the labor of a number of men and thus materially re duce the working expense of the com pany. These improvements consist in .1 tramway, a rock crusher, ore houso and ore bins. The latter are located some distance down the hill, below the shaft. The rock crusher will be stationed just above the ore house, so that the ore . will drop from the crusher into the latter. The tramway is on a level with the mouth of the shaft and runs out to the crusher on trestle work. The cars will pas from the cage onto the tramway, be run cut and their contents dumped onto the platform at the crusher. The ore will work down from the tramway and there will be no necessity of handling it by hand from the time it is loaded into the cars in the mine till it is delivered at the mill. The ma- C iinoi r in the saw niiil, which stands within a few feet of the working shaft, ! has also boon perfected, so that the tim bers for the mine can be rapidly and per fectly fitted at much less than the former cost. And we desire to remark here, par enthetically, that the King is one of the best timbered mines in the United States. The upright posts are llxlt inches and the cross pieces 12x12. all Oregon pine. The machine shops have also been pro vided with the best and latest patterns of machinery for iron work, and the equip ments iu the boiler and engine rooms hare been made complete. I.f TUE SIINS iomo valuable improvements hay been made, also, the principle one of which is a large water tank, at the 700 level, which has just been completed. It will hold 14,000 gallons of water and is a who safeguard against Hooding m case water should be encountered. Arrangements for putting in a pump have been com pleted and it will require but a short time to place the same and start it to pumping, iu case it should be needed. The OKB BODY as shown up by the development, in the 700 level is one of the most remarkable jot discovered, both because of its size, richness and the variety of mineral it car ries. The exact extent of the ore body at that point has not been determined yet notwithstanding a chamber about 200x 200 feet has been opened. The four sides of this chamber are solid ore, begemmed with virgin silver, and the top and bottom are also a solid mas. of porphyry, white quartz and lieaty spar, Utterly surcharged " with the precious metal. The ore on the bottom of the chamber is very high j'rade, and hence, indicative of increasing rich ness with depth. How far the ore ex tends beyond the developments of this level can be determined only by further exploration, of course, but there can be no doubt as to its extending downward to a;i indefinite depth and granting that it should extend laterally but a few feot be yond the circumference of the 700 cham ber, the capabilities of the mine are simp ly marvelous. The a toping ground in re serve between the 700 and 150 levels . extent of which has been determined by prospect drifts and cross-cuts will pro duce millions of dollars in bullion. Ex cept between the 400 and 300 levels there has been but little Btoping done ana yet the mine has paid over a million in dividends beside all the expense of developments, machinery, improvements, etc. It is no ex.u'eration to say that the Kin( has more high grade ore in sight to-day than any other half dozen silver mines on the continent. We will be supported in this statement by the forthcoming report of Prof. Blake, who spent two weeks recently, in exam ining the mine and measuring the ore in sight. He estimates that the ore now exposed to view iu and between the var ious levels and drifts will yield millions upon millions in bullion And the mine has been so opened and equipped that the vast body of or in and above the 700 level can ba rapidly and cheaply ex tracted. With enlarged and perfected facilities for treating the ore the King cohilj lead all competitors in bullion out put and dividends for docades to come. At present they haven't proper machinery f r troa! inj all the different characters of view to a , camp is At the I u,jh water Be lie mill, lias been denuded of wood, and fuel has become a ! laiv item of expense. However, i is o probable that a new site will bo selected on the rive soon, and new works erected and connected with the mine by a narrow gague railroad. In the meantime the old mill can be kept in operation and the ex pense of the new improvements be met by the net proceeds of the mine. The next most promising property in the camp is THE BILK MINE, owned by the Mowery Mining Company. It is the first west extension of the Silver King and the marvelous ore body of the latter, undoubtedly extends through the Bilk ground. No intelligent man can survey the workings of the former with out conceding the soundness of that con clusion. The pitch of the King ore body, from the apex of the "blow-out," where it was first discovered, is strongly and regularly in the direction of the Bilk, and the breast of the 700 level, which is all in ore, is not over 100 feet from the Bilk tround. Unless the pitch of the lead should chano below this point,- and there is hardly a possibility of its doing so, the ore body will pass under the west end line of King and east end line of the Bilk at a depth ranging somewhere between eight and ten hundred feet. The Alowery Company r.re sinking a two com partment verticle shaft on the Bilk, about 50 feet from the east end line, to tap the King lead. This shaft has reached a depth of 500 feet and shows favorable in dication from top to bottom. The last two hundred feet is mostly in porphyry of the same character as the metaliferous porphyry of the King. At 500 feet a large strata of line motaliftrous porphyry was cut in tho northwest corner of the shaft. It carries iron, zinc and sulphur etes. This strata pitches in the lamo di rection as does the King lead. Below this several smaller strata of the same character and pitching iu the same direc tion have been cut. The last few fee pi the shaft is ia a stratified quartzite .showl nig magnetic iron, and pyrites andery;t handsome crystals of quartz, .both, ,;lear and pinkish. The latter is a fiu ,. Indica tion. This quartzite is very ,lmrd and progress through it, necessarily very slow. One or two ."horses" of the same charac ter caino in just above this one but passed out inside of a few feet and were foilowod by porphyry. No water has been en countered below the 400 hvel .nd at this point a large tank has been made and a pump placed, from which the boiler at the hoisting works is supplied with water. The shaft is well timbered and 4x4 icet in eacli compartment Three eight hour shift of four men each are worked in the shaft. The external improvement at the mine are good. They consist in a wall appointed blacksmith shop, fine, en g'ne and boiler rooms, stable and carpen ter shop. The hoisting engine and ma chinery are of the best pattern and make and will hoist easily from the bottom of 12U0-foot slnttt. All the men and miners at Silver King have great faith in the Biik. Preparations are making for resump tion of work at TUE SOUTH KISQ. A new horse whim has been put up and several other needed improvements have been made. It is the intention of the company to commence work at the bot tom of the old shaft, widen it out and carry it down from that point as a double compartment shaft. There is consider able water in the mine at present but it will not take long to bail it out, after the whim is in working order. We could not gain admittance to the workings, as the superintendent wa3 absent, but under stand that some very tine strata of ore have been found in one of the drifts and the owners are confident that they will "strike it rich" a few hundred feet down. From the South King we visited TUE riKE MINE, located about one mile northwest of the Silver King. Here v.e found a very promising property. The lodge ha3 re markable width, and crops above the sur face in some places about 20 feet. A very deep ravine cuts across the west end and from the bottom of this a tunnel has been run in on the ledge nearly 100 feet and shows bunches of ore all the way. From the breast of the tunnel cro3s-cuts have been run to the right and to the left. Both are stiil in ledge matter spotted with ore. Kiliety-on feet from the fate of the tunnel a winze has been sunk to a depth of o0 feet, making a total depth be low the surface of nearly 200 feet. At the bottom of this winze a drift has been run 17 feet toward the foot wall and is all in ore and the last eight feet of the winze is in solid ore. The gangne is por phyry and the country formation granite and slate. The ore is galena with some zinc-blende and antimony. On the dump at the face of the tunnel, above described, is nearly one hundred tons of ore that will average from 35 to 40 per ton at a low estimate. Further up the hill anoth er tunnel has been rim in a distance of forty fe.'t and makes a fin showing of galena ore. It is seventy-five feet be tween the wails of the ledge at this point and there is more or less mineral all the way across. A good wagon roud leads up to within twenty yards of the main dump and this is a strong point in favor of the property. The mine could b opened the east rsio. This miae has been developed to a con rj lorable extent and about thirty tons of the ore has been worked and gave large returns. The main shaft is down 120 feet and shows ore all the way down. At the bottom of this shaft a drift has been rim west on the foot wall a distance of 50 feet and is all in or. There are three more shafts on this claim, one of which is 70, another 15 and the other 10 feet deep and they all show good mineral. Drifts have been opened along the foot-wall a distanee of 150 feet and all in ore: The vein has an average width of 5 feet. Tne foot wall is granite and th hanging wall porphyry. The ore is galena of the same character as that taken from the Silver King and of high grade. E. O. Kennedy, of Globe, visited the mine recently and took samples from the four shafts. Upon returning home he assayed them and got the following results: No. 1, $007.00; No. 2, 8113.72; No. 3, ? 110. 87; No. 4, ? 123. 70. Jlr Kennedy is a practical and scientific metallurgist and mineralologist and his work is reliable. On the assay certificate from which the above figures are taken he volunteered the remark: "This is a surprising mine and one rf the best I have examined." The ore disposod of from this property has paid all the ex pense of development and left a neat sum beaidj. The owners of this splendid property ar Wm. C. O'Boyle, W. H. McQueen, Noah Emrick and W. R. Pvob inson. Another prospective bullion producer of the camp is TUB BLACK DIAMOND. This property has been traduced by tho monumental liar and blackmailer of the Sirill, J. D. Reymert, but this will not injure it any in the estimation of the peo ple who know Rcymert. The mine lies nearly due east from the Silver Kin? about ono-quarter Tf a mile, and about halfway between the base and the basal tic crest of tVe mountain. It is a mass of low grai ailneral on the surface and lias alsQ some ary high grade mineral, which brings th'average up to a good figure. .Seventeen tons of galena, taken from an bp-n cut near the lower end of the claim, "and shipped, yielded $300 in silver to the win. ear tne point irom wnicli tins ore came, a tunnel has been driven in 370 feet but has not reached the ledgo yet, as the latter pitches strongly to the east, and away from the tunnel. The walls of the tunnel are streaked with ore strata trending toward the ledge and a large body of ore will, undoubtedly, be en countered when the ledge is reached. This claim was first located as the Pinal mine and is owned by W. C. O'Boyle. THE MOUNTAIN VIEW is also a fine property and is undergoing pretty thorough development. We hadn't time to give it a personal inspection, bu were told by reliable persons that the showing in the present workings was very encouraging and that a considerable amount of high grado ore had been taken out. The company owning th property have means and will continue the work till a thorough exploration of the ledg has been mads. Surrounding King, within a radius of a few miles, there are niina, without num ber, many of which have unmistakable merit, demonstrated beyond the possibil ity oi a aouoc Dy development, but we could not, during our brief ojourn in the camp, visit any more than are above men tioned. However, we saw enough of the King and its surroundings to convince us that a world of wealth lies buried beneatl its srranits hills and that innumerable bonanzas will yet be opened there. The camp has the merit of permanence and its growth from this time on will be steady. It has passed the stand-still per iod that every new town must experience and has commenced its second and per manent advance, vt hat it needs now is a railroad to the river and large custom re- reduction werks at tne lattsr point, to which miners could bring their ore and dispose of it for cash. With such advan tages its vast and inexhaustible mineral resources would be rapidly developed and its hillsides be dotted with hoisting works. Without these advantages its progress will be slow, but, nevertheless, certain and steady. Its properties are mostly owned by men too poor to develop them unless they could meet expenses by disposing of their ore as fast as they take it out, and who do not propose to sell their mines at the small figures now offered for meageriy developed properties. In conclusion we desire to extend thanks to Messrs. O'Boyle and McCoy, who took tho pains and trouble to show us around the camp. Eailrcading in the West. Now and then a chronic n!mo'r. from the Eastern States finds hinisell starring as a tourist out west :ind lcaru that thu purchasing power of growls is not limited in th:;t section. j "Whore do we take dinner?11 queru lously ik-Dinnrled such a i-hsrnctcr of a conductor on the Northern Pacific rail road, traveling from Fanro to ilisiuark. "At Jamestown," courteously replied the conductor. "(Jet there at midnight, I suppose," grunti'd the passenger. "At 12:22," answered the conductor. 'CanH you stop somewhere and let me get a cracker ' "Not very wet, sir. There are no opportunities bcUvecn here and Jim town." - Finding himself treated in such agen tlcmanly fashion," the tourist turned loose and cursed the road from St. Paul to Glendfrie Creek, and after finishing his dinner he took in the Dnluth branch and wound up with the officers' and train men, consigning the whole business to bitterness and wrath eternal. The con ductor made every effort to pacif3- hira, but his exertions only stimulated the volume of abuse until tho train stopped at Bismark. "Can I see you a moment?1' asked tho conductor, trking the tourist by the el bow and leading him to the quadrangle back of the Sheridan House. "You donH seem to understand this railroad system. Now, here's Duluth!" and he spanged the tourist in the left eye. "And here's St. Paul!" planting his list in the other optic with terriolc force. "The two lines meet here at Brain erd!" which he mapped out on tho bridge of the passenger's nose. "Then the trunk line runs ulong to Jimtown where you get your dinner!" and he brought Iiim a terrible one in the mouth. "From SiiSSIiY SEJI. 'Wells' Health Renewer" restores health and vigor, cures Dyspepsia, Impo tence, Sexual Debility. $1. ROYAL RSSil J 3 llll C there to Bismark is only a short, run!" planting a crusher in the victim's chin, "and there you are!" landing him in a mud puddle, doubled up like a stomach aciie, and howling for mercy. "You will notice that the vigilant officials are carefully scanning all points of the rond!" and he marched up and down his prostrate student, who wa3 now yel ling for help. "What's the matter. Jim?" inquired a friend, whose attention had been at tracted by the controversy. "Showing a bloke the advantage of our railroads over the eastern outfit," replied tho conductor. "They never explain things where ho lives, ami I'm fixing it for him so he won't feel like grumbling another time he travels over our line. Wait till I point out the dif ference between the school sections and tho railroad grant!" But the tourist had eeled out of the puddle and gained the oliiee of the hotel to the disgust of the conductor and his friend, who were prepared to display all the attractions of the country, rather than see a stranger depart dissatisfied. If a man wants to be abusive iu that part of the republic, he wants to write out his views and mail 'em to his fam ily. Careless expressions are very apt to pan disagreeable explanations. Brooklyn Eag'.e. Absolutely Pure. This powder never varies. A marvel of purity, strength and wholesomeness. More economical than the ordinary kinds, lid cannot be sold in competition with the multitude of low test, short weight, alum or phosphate powders. Sold only in cans. Royal Baking Powder Co., 100 Wall-st., N. Y. W. C.SMITH. SFV1! H. B. MURRAY V TH & FORWARDING&GOMMISSION MERCHANTS C&sa Grande, A. T. AS-WE GITE SPECIAL ATTENTION TO CONSIGNMENTS IN OUR CAM-; MARK GOODS "CARE OF g. A M., CASA GRANDE, A. T." WILL COXTRACT FOR FORWARDING MACHIN ERY AT THE LOWEST RATES. HAYE ALWAYS ON HAND'S PROFESSIONAL. H. FARLEY, Attorney UliU counsellor at law, an Metric .iltoi uT ltui (oiiBtr. C:!ie? corner Mevers and Pennington streets, 1 uses. A, T. A. ZAUniSKlC, B. H. HuniroKD, HEREFORD & ZABRISKIE, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, fTAEY FVBUC. " Office on Meyer street, opposite th PIce Hotel, Tucson, A. T. BARLEY, ppeti. feed, CLIFOSJSTIA FLOTTE Ot By. JOHN C. LOSS, Ttt$tice of tJfe Pehte, RcelnlcrlaB Officer rasa Crande Precinct. Ocmveysncinpr and Notorial Work promptly attended to at lowest rates. AND EVERY THING NEEDED BY THB : TEAMSTERS, FARMERS,.. Miners and Prospectors. AL80 AT- QUE FLORENCE HOUSE, WILL EE FOUND A LARGE STOCK Gsnr, DR. V. L. GRAVE3, DEN T I 20 Ctmp Sttt, Tt;cio S T, A. T. Ha- Deeply Dos3 the Earth Quaks? The recent earthquake at Virginia City was not noticed at all in the miniii" depths, but only by people ou the snv faee. Their famous earthquake of some time ago, which shook down chimneys and lire-walls, cracked brick buildings and did other damage, was merely n7 ticed by some of the miners working in the upper levels, but it did no damage, not even shaking down loose stones iind earth. The station men at the various shafts felt it the strongest, and the deep est point where it was noticed was by the station tender at the 900-foot level of the Imperial-Empire shaft 900 feet below the surface. Ho said it felt like a sudden faint throb or pulsation of the air, as though a blast had been let off at a distance above, below, or in some indefinite direction. In some of the mines the shock was not noticed at all, even by station men. Commenting on this particular fact at tho time, the Cold Hill A'cm-s remarked that the earthquake seemed to be an electrical disturbance, proceeding from the atmosphere, and uot from the depths of ho earth. Tanner, the Faster, Outdone. The details of a most marvelous case of protracted abstinence from food has just become fully known, though it has been going on in Forsyth, (ia., for about two months. Peter Coolev, a mu latto, hailing from Anderson, S. C. was arrested about June 1 in Monroe county on a charge of burglary and committed to j.'.il to await his trial at the August term ot court, tie express ed his determination never to go to the chain gang, stating that he preferred to starve. Ho steadily refused food for weeks, as can be testified to bv Sheriff A. Kinr and Deputy Sheriff J. H. Kinsr, who has charge of the jail and sees to the feeding of the prisoners. He always refused to eat. and while it was then "left in his cell the food was always found afterwards untouched. He cftii begged Sheriff King to lot him have a razor, under pretense of wanting to shave, and also asked the loan ot his knife, but as Mr. King sus pected his intention he was never al lowed any kind of instrument. But he still adhered to his purpose of solf-do-struction, and after a month's total ab stinence from food Mr. King called Dr. L. B. Alexander iu to see the prison er to ascertain his condition. Ho was found considerably reduced, but freo from all symptoms of insanity, being, in fact, quite rational and intelligent. He reads and writes well, and is much above the average of his race. Mr. King and Dr. Alexander finally prevail ed ou him to sip a little milk punch, which he did under compulsion. But he has continued to resolutely refuse all food, and can be induced to taste only milk punch or wine occasionally. Like Dr. Tanner, he drinks water freely, but outside of uat he hasn't taken enough nourishment in over two months to keep an ordinary man alive three days. He has lost about sixty pounds of flesh, and is merely a skele ton. He cannot walk a step, and can only pet up with assistance; When ly ing quiet he has the appearance of a dead man. Macon (Ga.) Telegraph. He Didn't Helieve in Cumulative Divi dends. in the early days ot railroaitiDg in Missouri a six-foot stranger, with a had j look in his eye, one day entered a sin- j tion on the Hue of the Blank and Dash Road, pulled out ten shares of stock in j the company and inquired of the station master if there were any dividends on the stock. "Never heard of any,'1 was tho re ply. 'Didn't anybody ever try to collect dividends?11 "If they did they didn't get any thing." "This stock ought to pay ten per cent.,11 continued the stranger. "Here's a thousand dollars. Ten per cent. a3-ear f 100. I have held these shares three months, which would be 8-5. Pardner, I want my divvy!'1 "But I've got nothing to do with it. You must go to St. Louis.1' 'Too fur away! I'm going to collect hereaud save time. Pilgrim, count out my divvy!1' The above peroration was followed by the sight of a six-shooter and an expres sion which meant business, and the agent didn't consume three minutes counting put the money, which the stranger took, and walked out with the remark that he never invested in stock paying less than ten per cent., and didn't believe in cumulative dividends. This was the only dividend paid by the road for thirteen years, and the agent on a salary of ?40 a month had to stand that. SI. Louis Globe, Democrat. T. L. STrl.F. Ll'CIDS P. JIARflH. J01IH IIATKE8. HAYNES, MARSH & STILES, Attornsys'and CoansellGrs at Law, Offices: Cor. Pennington and Myer Su,, i ucson. A. T., snd Itootn 9 Girrd Building, Toubsnoni, A. T. 20-tf Msreh&MIse, Grsosries, Croskery, PROVISIONS, LIQUORS. Produce, Tobacco, Cigars, Grain and jFlctxr WB KEEP ONLY A CH0IC2 VFOTCLIi OF GOODS AND SSLL AS LOW AS TEE LOWEST. J. Y7. DAVIS. Attorney at Law, Florexcs, Arizosa. WM. EARVSY, M. D. Flceexce.Abixoxa. GIVE US SMITH & MURRAY. SILVtR tOliG HORACE L. SMITH, Attorney at Lav, Florence, Pinal Co., A. T. Will attend to business in all th eoorfc of th Territory. W. li. STONE, AiTOKNKY AT LaVT. MiXIMa laTZMBT A specialty. Pinal Citt. A. T. W. L. BAILEY, Proprietor, PINAL, A. T. The Only First-Class Hctelj m tne uiy. The rooms in this House have been ncvly papered, carpeted and furnished and aro first-class in every particular. Commodious Sample Rooms have been fitted up for tho accommoda tion of drummers. The table is sup plied with the best provisions thit can be. obiahied in the county. Iu connection with tho hotel ia a first- d.tftS Livery Stable. In which the finest teams and vehicles are kept. Conveyances furnished to par desiring to go from Pinal to different points in the county. B. H. HALL, 33tf Propbistor. IT IS THE Only Fimt Glass Meiel IN FLORENCE, Has Just Been Refined and Refurnished THEOTJO-HOUT. The Rooms are rraM witli New Spring Bads, AND EVSSY OTHER ARTICLB IX THBM IS WW. J. CHAMPION, Dealer ia L U If! B S B. "Bl'flirPAIBA." Quick, complete cure, all annoying Ki' ney, Bladder ami Urinary Diseases. SI. Drugyistf. Sash, Blinds, Doors, Shingles, Lathes, Etc. And in fact evt rything kept in a well reg ulated Lumber Yard. As lai-j;e and complete a stock as can be found in the Territory, kept constantly on hand, and sold at prices that defy competition. FINEST km LARGEST MM ROOM IN THE COUNTY. e, and 2--.tf Pinal. The Tables ar Frovtesa with the Best that Mouey can Buy, Livery, Feed & Sale Stable In Connection With the Hotel.