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TQJf, 4.P.S9EVVAN. MORTON & SIitWMAN Adyertising rates tnAae znown on Application, Frida r, May 7, 1«97. The Greeks have been unable lo furnish amusement to the Turk. The Phoenix city election took place Tuesday. The Republicans carried off most of the oTee. Under the laws of Arizona the adulteration of food, drugs and liquors is a misdemeanor, punish able by a tine S3OO or six montns imprisonment in the county jail, or both. N Fifteen headers are being oiled up. ready to work in the grain fields of Mesa this hurvest. Five large steam threshers will also work. The Mesa takes rank now the largest grain and alfalfa section iu the territory. Musa >s steadily coming to the front as a shipping point. Two hundred and oue cars of stock and produce were shipped from litre during the month of April. Thirty eight cars of merchandise was re ceived during the same period. Our old friend Rogers, of the Prescott Courier, only got third prize in au ugly rnau's contest a few days ago. The first prize was a 21-meal tinket at Hotel Burke End Rogers lost it. There must have been a conspiracy against him. The new A O. U. W. building At Tucson is to be ninety by ninoty feet, three stories high. It will be constructed of bi ick and Flagstaff sandstone and will cost about $30,000. The block will be erected bn Congress street opposite the postotfice. XfffL -Silver Belt expresses the b*!ief that the object of the Old Pominion Company in shutting the works at Globe is to ooeree President Garland of the G. V, G. <fc N. railroad to extend the link to the great copper carup. It is predicted that operations will not be resumed for probably six pionths. The Globe Silver Belt, says Col. Leo Crandall is in receipt of a letter from President Wiu. Gar land, of the Gila Valley, Globe «fc Northern Railway Company, dated Los Angeles, April 10th, stating that the company expected to le In a position within a month or six weeks to extend the railroad, and exyressing the belief that they can build to Globe in four months from the time construction is begun. The engineering has all been com pleted, and Mr, Garland is confi dent that the right of way across the reservation will be arranged very soon, This is the first au thentic and dpfinite news that has been received in regard to the ex tension of the G. V: G, <fc Jf. rad - road, and is received here with much satisfaction, THE A. <fc P. SOLD, The Atlantic & Pacific railroad was sold on May 3rd at Gallup, New Mexico, under foreclosure of mortgage, the purchaser being the Jianta Fe Railroad Co., and the price paid was 812,000,000. By this purchase, the Santa Fe pbtaiqs a continuous line of road from Chicago to the Pacific Coast. Several important phanges are an nounced to take place uuder the new regime. Among those most talk* d of, and which seem assured • iur fj . U. i>«-vm, who sec onded H . K. Wade ns manager of the Southern California road, w ill have the A. & P. system added to his management, and his jurisdic * tion will extend from Albuquerque to San Diego, including all of the Southern California system. Arthur G. Wells, now general superin tendent of the A. & P., will have the Southern California system added to the general superinten dency. W. E. Walsh will lie general auditor, and J. J. Byrne will be general freight and passenger agent •md the general offices will, be located at Los Angeles, Williams and Peach Springs will be abandoned as division points, and a new division terminus will ► be established at Seligman. Court Perry,at present a division snperintendent of the A. <k P., will have his division extended to em brace the toad between Albuquerque and Seligman, and John Denair will be division superintendent from Seligman to Mohave, and W. B. Bcamer will have charge of the Southern California as division superintendent. The company, jt is announced, also contemplate putting in three water storage reservoirs in three waUr storage reservoirs in the vicinity of Ash Fork, in order to save the expense of the water haul to that, point. Santa Fe, Pimott & Plioenix AND Atelisijf MM Ft RAILROADS The Shortest and Quickest Line ANTA FE, RKBCOTT & PHOFNIX R.R TIME TABLE (Mountain Time ia Standard Tiiua) Leave Phoenix, north bound, at 7 SO a in and d 7 SO pm Arrive at Preacott, north bound, at 4 25 p m and 2 20 a m. Arrive at Aah Fork, northbound, at 5 SO p m a 45 a m Aah Fork,southbound 7 SO pm and 7am eave Preacott, south bound, 10 65 pm and 1 (5 a m. Arrive at Phoenix, south bound, at 7 00 a m and opm Dining station at Skull Valley. Connections made at Jerome Ju c ion. Connecting at Preacott with stage lines for all principal mining camps, at Congress Junc tion with Congress Gold Co R R for Congress and stage I nca for Herqua Hala Stution and Yarne.l. At Phoenix with MA P R 11 for all poii.t* on the S P System, also with S It V K R GKO. M.SARGENT, G.l J A, FM MURPHY, Preacott, AT Pres, k Genl A(gr, Freshet:. R E WELLi, K W GILL ETC, Asat Genl Hgr. Thoeux Genl Agent, Phoenix, Arisena REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE Mesa City Ba,nk At Mess, in the Territory of Arizona at the close of business December 26, 1896. RESOURCES. Loans and Discounts, Ices due troin Directors $13,402 14 Due Jfroui Directors 9iS 82 Overdrafts 1,112 49 Due from Trust Companies, State and National banks 1,107 20 Banking House, furniture and fixtures 2,887 76 Other Real Estate 6,000 00 Stock, Securities, Etc . ~, 4,434 84 Current Expenses and i'axe- Paid— 1,062 70 Specie 1,420 00 Legal Tender and National Bank notes 1,128 00 Exchanges for Clearings 3111 Total .$34,165 11 LIABILITI ES, Capital Stock paid in $20,400 00 Undivided Profits 1,284 80 Individual Deposits subject to check 11,394 40 Time Certificates of Deposit 1,085 Total $14,105 11 Territory of Arizona, County of Maricopa | as I, E \V Wilbur, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above state ment is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. E \V WILBUR Caslaer. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 28th day of December, 1897 T E Pombkoy, Notary public. Correct— Attest \Ym Cukisxt, C W Ckoutb, K W Wibßim Directors, A SURPRISE TO ALL . • v • 1 * * x t Are the Great Bargains Offered by Us ■- - - .l. v * \ - vi Saturday anil Monday, April 24tli awl 26th Trim Co as follows: Ladies Cream Colored Cotton Ribbed Vests, Surprise Price, 2 I 2e. each Ladies Jersey Ribbed Vests, tape finish. Surprise Price, 7 l-2e. each Ladies Jersey Kibbed Vests, in pink and blue, Surprise Price, 12 f-’Jc. each Misses Black Hose, Derby Ribbed, ali sizes, Surprise Price ’ repair v Mens Half Hose> ribbed ,op, Surprise Price, 4c pair. .. /• Muslin aud Sheeting at Mill Prices. All Goods at Surprise Pricks. ALKIRE CO., IB S. Cente 1 ’ —J and SE. Washington St. EJargaiJ Giv«ri T Htt The Atlantic & Pacific kaillkoad TIME TABLE. Train* for California lea- e Ash Pork «60 and 7*o p in. arriving in Los Angeles next afternoon at l 40, and San Francisco second morning at 10 4'.. Train for the East leaw Aib Pork at 625 a m ‘ . , Santa Fe Route Train No 4 (Poet Limited Flyer) passe* Ash Pork for the East at Sam Saturday and Wednesday. The Atlantic A Pacific i* the Great Middle Route across the American Continent. In connection with the railways of the Ssp Fe Route. Liberal Managemc Superior Facilities Picturesque Scenery Excellent Accomodations The Grand Canyon of the Colorado, the mas sublime of nature’s work on the Earth, inde* cribable, can easily be reached via Flagstaff. Williams or Peach Springs on this rood. To the Natural Bridge of Arizona and M< ntexuma Well you can Journey most directly by this line Observe the Ancient Indian Civilization of La guna. or of Aconia. “The City of the Sky.’ Visit the Petrified Forest near Carrixo. See and marvel at the freak of Canon Diablo. Take »hunting trip in the magnificent pine forests of the San Francisco Mountains. Find interest in the ruins of the prehistoric Cave and Cliff Dwellers. View the longest Cantilever bridge in America across the Colorado River DON A. SWEET Gon'l Passenger Agent, Albuquerque, N. M DESERT LAND, FINAL PROOF. —NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. United States Land Office, Tucson, | Arizona, April 23, 1897. | | Notice is hereby given that Vic F. Harmon, of Tempe, Marieopa County, Arizona, has filed notice of intention to make proof on her deseit I land claim No 2045, for the Si Sec 10, Tp 1 S, R 5 E, G S it M, before the Clerk of the District Court, at Phoenix, Arizona, on Tues day, the 20th day of July, 1897. She names the following witnesses to prove the complete irrigation and reclamation of said land George Drew, of Mesa, Arizona, Ircd C Wiclcs. of Mesa, Arizona, Thomas Anderson, of Mesa. Arizona, and EHing Olsen, of Tempe, Arizona. Kros.sr. J TRirrEL, First pub Apr 30 Register Vs. D.MORI’ON. A. P.S lIKWMAN. liTOS k SHEWN Attorney s-at-Law. Me City, • Arizona. Wiip ctiee in allthe Cour of iheTerritor overti <i, land business specialty. Col ofcio i promptly made. City Attorney otary üblio in office. epositions taken an iii j applied for. Office—Arlington Bloc Citj WEBSTER STREET. C. M. FRAZIE QTREET k FRAZIER, LAW- Rooms 7 and 8, Flcm ng Blosk, Phoenix, Arizona. JEWISH lACIIRKS AX ONE-HALF IHK REGULAR PRICED • Iso Furniture and }<a' y CtniaM. A ot> West Washington Mtrcel. P M. pond. W. A. BUM ON, CONTRACTOR -and- BUILDER. Estimaces Furnished on Short Notice. MESA, - Ar r ; l - WM. PASSEY, U NDERTAKEtt. —rt— Undertaker’s supplies. Imp’ted '.toffins and caskets always on hand Coffins made to order on short notice. Furniture repaired and job work done at live and let live prices. ! '* . I WM PASSEY, Ne t oor to Mesa City Bank i MESA Feed & Livery stable P. METS, Proprietor MESA, FLORENCE k GLOBE STAGE LINE. Three nips a week. No night travel. Stages stop over night at Riverside Stages leave Mesa Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur days at 5 a in, and arrives at Globe at 6 the followingday. Returning leaves Globe at, a in on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and arrives in Mesa the following cjay at 6 pm. C C Hocket, I’roy’r. Johnson Bros, agents at Mesa; Louis Sultan, agent at Globe; D C Stevens, agpnt at Florence. L W Coilins, ugfcnt at Phoenix J. K DRANK. Physician and Surgeon Office : Over Barnett's Drug ►Store, Main Street, Mwa City. BUY THE WEBER WEBER WEBER WEBER | THE [ king of wagons i - j * Best Waiiii for Less Money than any p!uss • ■ ' -</.• ,’h else in Arizona. I ABELL & WILBUR. j —— ■■ " —■— - -r - ■ 1— --i | General Hardware ; ! ' Also Builders’ Hardware, Tinware, and Gramtf Ware. Genuine Gliddeh Wire and Nails at 45<L pm lb. Agents for Canton Clipper Plows and Mitchel Wagons. Miners’ Supplies complete. Paints and Oil*. Hu nsaker & Staplej FOR Choice Meats Slcillfixllsr exit, GO TO THK Central Meat Market Gray’s Old Stand -—o Chickens dressed to order. Will also hand'e 4 , esh Fish end Oysters. Terms Cash. Silver . preferred. D. H KLEINMAN BROS