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— I Published Every Thursday by Tub Mesa Publishing Co. - - ■ ~~ • - r Thursday, December 28, 1893. LOCAL TIME CABLE Between Phoenix and Mesa. IN EFFTCT IS'JII, 1893 MARICOPA <£ PHOENIX RAILROAD. *- . i Train leaves Phoenix at 8.00 a m “ “ •• 8.30 p m Train arrves at Tompc s. 8.80 a m «• •« •• 4.00 pm Train loarvi Tcmpe at 9 00am *• ** “ 4.30 pm Train arrives at Phoenix. ...9 30 am •• '• •* ......5.00 pm HUNBAKER STAGE LINE. Stage leaver Mesa at 7.00 am *• M ‘ 2.30 p in Stag* leaves Tcmpe at 8 45 a m •• *. * . ......4.15 pm A. Hvksakrr, C. S. MAST'S, Mem T. AM. 8. Line. Mvrr WAP. R. R. ATTO R N EY-AT- LAW. P. SHEWMAN, attorney and counskllor-at-law. Mesa, - • Arizona. Will practice in *ll the Courts of the Territory. Government land business a specialty. Col leetio is orm itlv mule tar Omci-ln Vernon k Spragf’s Real Estate Agency. LOCAL NEWS. Four Peaks is "overed with snow. Christmas was a quiet day in Me«a Rev. Hitchcock was in town yester- j day. W. Richins is expected home In a tew days. Prof. Netherton is in Phoenix on official business. Our public schools are taking their holiday vacation. Mr. Washington, of Phoenix, was in Mesa Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Allen are home from their bridal trip to Utah. H. C. Garner and S. Hiner, of Denver, were guests at the Kimball I House this week. Messrs. Duval and Darlington of the Mammoth mine spent Christmas in Phoenix. Prcf. Lee will give > balloon ascen sion on Monday next, including a‘ parachute jump. L. K. Drais, sheriff of Pinal county ! was a guest at the Kimball House Tuesday night. . If you waat fine stationary, toys or anything in that line call in at the Irvine Co., Phoenix. Frank Marion, of Florence, who' owns some fine prospects at Goldfield, was iu town yesterday. Mrs. Varnuna is the guest of her brother, Prof. A. B. Case, during her holiday vacation. The city election will take place on next Tuesday. The i»olU will be open from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. Frank Robson is up from Bisbee to see that big boy with which his wife presented him last Thursday. We understand that some of the Lehi youngsters are to be arrested for gome of their Christmas frolics. A knife found at the postoffice hag been left here for an owner. Prove property and pay charges. A mass meeting has been called for 3 o’clock Saturday to nominate candi dates for Mayor and two Councilmen The dance at Social Hall on Clirivt m»rt night was said to have been largely attended and unusually enjoy. Able. If you want your fortunes told call on the popular Egyptian lortune teller. Office hours from 4to 6. Free Press office. The fields and gardens of Lehi are now famishing green corn, green peas ripe tomatoes and other fresh vege tables. Miss Mollie Long visited among her friends in our city on last Satur day. She is now residing in Flor ence. W. P. Eaton and family have re moved to Florence where Mr. Eaton has secured some contracts in reser* yoir work. The rain of last Saturday and Sun day has infused considerable confi dence and encouragement among the farmers and grain sowing will now doubtless proceed actively. Hie City Council met Tuesday < i n gill and transacted the usual amoun L iof routine business. The ordinance regulating saloon licenses was amend : ed, making the license $12.50 per quarter instead of $25. The officers of the election to take place next: Tuesday, were appointed as follows:' Inspector W. D. Morton; Judges. H. W. Brizzee and J. H. Pomeroy; Bal lot Clerks, J. Tucker and W. D. Mc» Brayer; Booth Clerks, Frank Pomeroy and W. A. Burton; Check Clerks* Geo. Ellsworth. There are to be a Mayor and two Councilman elected and a mass meeting has been called for Saturday at 3 p. in. to make nomi nations for these positions. Mrs. Joel Sirrine died at the family home on Main Street on Sunday n ght after a painful illnesn of two or three weeks. Her death cast a gloom over the scores of friends and relatives of the family for she was universally esteemed by all who knew her. She came here with her sister over a year ago and made her home f*r a while at Dr. Chandler’s, her maiden name ! being Tarr. She was married to Joel Sirrine about a year ago. The fineral was largely attended, Mesa Lodge I. O. 0. F., of which Mr. Sirrine is a member, acting as escort The be reaved husband aid relatives have the sincere sympathy of the entire community in their hours of bereave-; ment. Deputy Sheriff C. B. Lewis on Tues day night arrested an Indian on the street who is supposed to be a pupil of the Sacalou agency. He in a happy-go-lucky frame of mind and a few minute 4 after locking hitn up our efficient official came in with a Mexi can charged with having furnished the liquor to the Indian. Word was seat to the U. 8. Marshall who ordered them held here un il he ‘should send j for them. They will be tried uuder 1 l he U. S. law. Each pupil in Mrs. Dana’s kinder garten school was the receipicnt of a neat lunch basket from the Bee Hive store on the closing day last week.; The little folks responded to lhe gen- J erous donations by singing an appro priate song. Mrs. Dana has inel with a pronounced success as a kindergsrteu teacher and it is hoped that she will coutinue the school. Social Hall was the scene of a more than usually euj >yaoie occasion last Friday night. The masked ball drew a large ciowd and there were about' sixty couples eu masque. Many of' the costumes were handsome, some uuique and some grotesque. The dan cers unmasked at ten o’clock and from that until 1.30 a.m. the light fantastic was tripped by the merry dancers. Goldberg Bros., of Phoenix, is the popular clothing house. They now occupy their uew store and it is a fine one. Stocked with the finest line ofj clothing and furnishmg goods ever | brought to l'hoeuix. If you wantj bargains in auy goods iu their liue call on them. Three or four gentlemen had their fortunes told at the masquerade ball Friday night by the Egyptian Coun tess and reuowed fortuneteller. There is a gleam of sadness in the counten ances of the boys since the rugged idiosyucracies of fate was revealed to them. A grand re-union of the Pomeroy, family was held at the home of W. E. Pomeroy, this city, on Sunday last. There were over sixty of the family present. A splendid banquet was served and a general good time had. Tiiis is the first re union of the larnily | si nee 1877. | The many frien Is of Miss Rachel Flatimgan and Victor Lamb con gratulate them on their marriage which took place 1 ist Thursday at the Gtegory House, Phoenix. If you want fine furniture at bed rock prices call on Hambrook & I Schoor, of Phoenix. They are the ; popular furniture dealers of Phoenix- The little folks at the Gaylori man j sion were delighted with an elegant | Christmas tree. It was beautifully | decorated and loaded with presents. Our eastern visitors are charme and delighted with our warm bright sunlight as well as wiih our green i fields, and bright blooming flowers. L. W. Collins, of Phoenix, is now driving one of Millers stages. He is to the manor born, is gentlemanly I and obliging. The death of Mr. and Mm. J. F Johnson's ten-months old baby, oe cured on last Saturday and the lunera] | was held Sunday. It was thought for a few days to be convalescent, bu l suddenly grew worse and died. We have no competition in holiday goods this year. Pratt Bros. Phoenix holiday leaders. Free Gift*. Wo will give to every purchaser of $5 worth of holiday goods a solid sil ver souvenir spoon with “Phoenix, Ariz.” etched in bowl. PRATT BROS. Phoenix holiday leaders. B. F. Johnson, Sons &Co*, are offer ing a fine line of goods now at bed rock prices. Ilrlnsr Your Girl. To our si or • an 1 h ive her leave ! her nanv and gee a change at our 50ct. doll. It will co<t nothing. Pratt Bros. Phoenix Holiday Leaders Patronize H me. Each year since 1888, when people t paid $2.50 (»r 2)e nt trees to a fraud ulent tree dealer, has brought a shyster among us. There is no need, how ever, of people being taken in this season, as the Mesa Nursery 00. is prepared to furnish yon with all kinds of fruit, shade and ornamental Irees and vines at the very lowest prices, and guarantee perfect satisfaction. A Miniature Worhl’s Fair* I I Can be seen at our store. The “Ferris Wheel” and “Midway Plai sance” in all its splendor and vari ety. Prvtt Bros. Phoenix, Hobday Leaders.. In buying your shade trees be sure you don’t buy wild umbrellas. Mesa; Nursery Co., has true Texas Umbrella rees that speak for themselves. See ! hem at the home nursery. NOTICE. To those who have kindly given me orders for trees and plants I wish to say: Don’t allow yourselyes to loose confidence in myself or those I repre sent by any slanderous articles you may see in the papers. My trees will show up for themselves. I am here to stay and will make it a point to see that all get their dues. Frank M. Hammon, Agt. for Rio Bonito Nurseries, Cal I am prepared to contract to supply Plum. Prune, Almond, Apricot, Apple Pear, Cherry, etc., etc., from 12£ to 15 cents and we guarantee the trees to be No. 1 and if they are not we ask no one to receive them. Umbrella 10 cents to 50 cents. All our trees will he accompanied by inspectors certificates and are guaranteed to be perfectly healthy. Send to me for catalogue. Address me at Phoenix Ariz. FRANK M HAMMON, Agt. Rio Bonito Nursery Co. Cal. DESERT LAND PINAL PROOF. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION Umtbd Statrs Land Offics. I Tu son, A uzona, Nov. Isth, 1893. | Notice is hereby given that Martha E* Hollins of Tenape, Maricopa Co. Arizona, has filed no tice of intention to make proof on her des«rt j and claim no, 2046 for the SEJ of Sec 15 Tp 1 j South R 5 East before the Clerk of the District j Court at Phoenix, Arizona on Satuid&y the 11th | day of January 1894. She names the following ito prove the complete irrigation and reclama j tion of said laud. Clay C If.tckett, Georae J Murts, Prank Watkins and A J Chandler all of Meta Aiizona. HERBERT BROWN, Register i iKnck’s Restaurant —AND— JES jflL ZErSL Jksi jftHk TST" • Pomeroy llloclc, MESA, - - - ARIZONA. The only first-class Restaurant, in the city. Meals at all hours to order. Single Meals 25 cents. <gTPrivate rooms for families. MO Reward. Proclamation by the Governor. Territory of Arizona, Executive Department. To nil to Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting. Whereas, Information from au thentic sources has been received by me that Frank W. Oury, a Citizen of Tucson, Pima County, was murdered at Arivaca, in the said county, on the 19th of September, 1893, by some person or persons unknown; Now, therefore, I, Charles M. Bruce Acting Governor of Arizona, by virtue of the power and authority in uie vested, do hereby offer a reward of one thousand dollars for the arrest and qonviction of the person or persons j who committed the aforesaid murder j In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the Territory to be affixed. Done at Phoenix, the capita!, this twenty-first day of September A D 1898. (seal) Attest: CHAS. M. BRUCE F. B. Deverepx. Acting Gov’&r. Ass’t .secretary of Arizona* FOR FIRE INSURANCE GO TO B. F. Johnson, Sons & Co., AGENTS FOR THE 01 d Phoenix Ins. Co. of Brooklyn, N. Y, American Fira Ins-Co., of Philadelphia Pennsylvania •* " “ “ “ Niagara “ •• * “ " —n— FARM INSURANCE A SPECIALTY. The XSlite. MAIN STREET, - • - MESA, ARIZ V. V. WRIGHT, PROP. SHAVING, SHAMPOOING and HAIR-CUTTING, NEATLY and artistically done. WM. PASSEY, UNDERTAKER. —o — Undertakers’ supplies always on hand. Kurnittire re paired. and job work: done. Motto— “ Live and Let Live.” Give me a call. AIN STREET. - Mesa. Ariz HOW IS THIS ? Something unique even in these days of mammoth premium offers, is the latest effort of Stafford’s Magazine, a New York monthly of home and general reading. The proposition is to send the Mag azine one year for one dollar, the reeular subscription price; and in ad dition t© send each subscriber fifty two complete novels during the twelve months, one each week. Think of it. You receive a new and complete novel, by mail, post paid, every week for fifty-two weeks, and in addition you get the magazine once a month for twelve months, all fur one dollar. It is an offer which the publishers can only afford to make in the confident expectation of etting a hundred thousand new sub scribers. Among the authors in the coming series are; Wilkie Collins, Walter Besant, Mrs. Oliphant, Mary Cecil Hay, Florence Marryat. An thony Trollope, A. Canan Doyle, Miss Braddon, Captain Marryat, Miss Thackery and Jules Verne. If you wish to take advantage of this unusual opportunity, send one dollar for Staf ford’s magazine, aud your first number of the fifty-two novels (one each week) which you are to receive during the year will be sent you by return mail. Remit by P. O. Order, registered letter or express. Address 11. STAFFORD, Publsihes, Stafford’s Magazine, P. O. Box 2264, New York, N. Y. Please mention this paper. Kflluri Bro’s. Mm Stars, PHCENIX, AEIZONA. We are the Boys to Trade With lotting for Men, Bovs and Millr®! We Paralyze?o„S r't';.. ‘" 11 Don’t miss our Store, but be sure you rear I HU sign insi ’e the door. We have added a— Eree EEm.plc3r2M.ent _A.gr’nc37 For the Benefit of all Laborers Gfllil Bro’s. Mill SI W, M. Veinoa V • A. Bfc.Cre^ Mesa Real Estate EXCHANGE. # m m —— WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT Arizona and Salt Riuer Valley. We offer unequaled facilities to buyers aud sellers and have the most extensive list of property in the City and County. It will pay investors to get our prices be fore purchasing. Loans placed in first mortgage Security. .. Notary Pnblic and Conveyancer. VERNON & SPRAGO. MESA, AItIZONA Wlat Excuse Have Foi* Living In poorly furnished rooms, when we are selling furni ture at such ruinously low prices? We have only new goods, well made and ust? everybody right. Hambrook & Schorr, PHOENIX, A. T. PREPARE FOR SANCA CLAUS X They can’t be put in a stocking, but they will save money for you that can be put in that popular bank. We refer to Charter Oak Stoves and Ranges. Christmas is Coming! And will soon be here. Nothing could be more acceptable as a gift than a Charter Oak, nor could anything else bring more real joy and happiness into a household. They save the. housewife annoyance, vexation and work. 1 hey. save, money for the husband. They save the health of the w-hole family.