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Volume 1. Canned and Dried q | ID Fruits i Sy Special attention Os paid t o miners’ C I G and prospectors E 1 trade | 0 ALL mail ORDERS IytOMPTLY YIL D ! | D Frank Griebel E | Washington St. j I HOhiiNlJS. | EAT! EAT! EAT! THREE TIMES A DAY Jit G6e Railroad Eating Mrs. M. Francis, Proprietress. * Breakfast for the Morning train. BOARD by the DAY or WEEK Railroad Street, Wickenburg. J. R. Dunn «* BARBER SHOP First-Class Work x£9 Wickenburg, - - - Arizona Commercial Hotel GEO. 11. N. LUIIItS, Prop. Conducted on the European Plan / Cor. Center and Jefferson streets PHOE NIX, ARIZONA. Special attention to commercial men. Bus to and from all trains. WICKENBURG-GILBERT STAGE LINE WILLIAM SHAW, Proprietor. 0 0 Makes Round Trip Daily Leaves Wickenburg at.. Ba. m. Returns at 7p. m. The Valley BanK •* ** of Phoenix, Ariz. PAID UP CAPITAL - - SIOO,OOO SURPLUS 25,000 Wm. Christy - - - President J. C. Kirkpatrick - Vice President W. D. 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Mine Warning Notice. Notice is hereby given that the Pro fusion group of mining claims, situated in Blue Tank mining district, Yavapai county, Arizona, is now being worked under bond and lease, and the owner of said property, nor the property itself, will not be responsible for any debts contracted against said property during the time of said bond. John Ellis. November 1, 1901. Wicßenfourg' BAKERY Charley Loo, Propr. t Bread, Cake, Pies and Pastry of all kinds. Try my bread The Phoenix *• National BanK PHOENIX, ARIZONA, o o Paid Up Capital SIOO,OOO Surplus 50,000 O o E. B. Gau-sl .. .. President T. W. Pemberton .. Vice President C. J. Hall Cashier L. B. Larimer .. Assistant Cashier o o Steel lined Vaults and Safety Deposit Boxes. General Banking Business. Drafts issued on all principal cities of the world. Directors— Jas. Fleming, C. J. Hall, G. B. Richmond, A. N. Gage, B. Heyman, F. M. Murphy, D. M. Ferry, E. B. Gage, T. W. Pemberton. CALIFORNIA LAUNDRY Quong Lee, Propr. First Class Work Guaranteed Washing sent for and delivered. FRONT St., WICKENBURG 5 anything you invent or improve; also get 5 J CAVEAT .TRADE-MARK, COPYRIGHT or DESIGN \ S PROTECTION. Send model, sketch, or photo. £ <[ for free examination and advice. \ BOOK ON PATENTS lee before patent, f c.A.smw& go. \ < Patent Lawyers. WASHINGTON, D.C. 1 WICKENBURG, ARIZONA, SATURDAY ; NOVEMBER 9, 1901. PLEASING PROSPECTS. Fine Showings in the Dark Horse and Right Bower Claims. A. J. Edwards and J. W. Walker of Phoenix came up last Sunday and spent the day examining their mines twelve miles north of town on the Hassayampa. They are working several men at present on the Dark Horse and Right Bower claims, which were bonded last spring from Sam Powell and asso ciates. These claims are very rich in silver, and the ledge, which is from four to eleven feet in width, carries considerable gold, the values being stated by Messrs. Edwards and Walker to be about SIOO, averaging the assays which have been made. Eight years ago Sam Powell ship ped four tons of selected ore which netted him a trifle over S2IOO. The work so far consists mostly of tun nels running parallel to the ledge and crosscuts, and as soon as the property is opened up a little more a stamp mill will be erected and the ore worked on the ground, it being an admirable location for a mill on account of the close prox imity of the Hassayampa and its abundant supply of water. The ledge ocl which this property is located is a very large one and can be traced for miles, being the same, in the opinion of those hav ing claims on it, as the one on which the Octave is located. There are a number of promising pros pects in the vicinity of the Dark Horse and Right Bower claims, and we predict some big ore bodies aeing uncovered at no distant date. MORRISTOWN MATTER. Happenings in and Around Hot Springs Junction. > Mr. Brown, the boss plumber of Prescott, arrived Monday night en route to Hot Springs, where he is superintending the plumbing work in the new hotel which has just been completed there. Henry Pleasant of Philadelphia is ;i guest at Hot Springs, having arrived the latter part of last week. Tommy Rains, the chef do cui sine, arrived Tuesday morning and took the stage for Hot Springs. Tommy has served as cook at the springs for two previous winters. He seemed to have a fatherly ex pression on his face and inquiry revealed the fact that that it was a girl. George Margrietch is in the vi cinity of the Garcia mine, where lie is doing some work on his claims in that district. Joseph Dorriodry arrived last Saturday morning. Mr. Dorriodry has taken charge of the Boston and Arizona mine, which is located about four miles from here in a southwesterly direction. Mr. Armatage, superintendent of the Hercules copper mines, has purchased a beautiful saddle from Gibson Bros, of Phoenix. I. Jennings, the mill man and old-timer, is among us again, hav ing arrived from Phoenix Monday morning. He is looking after some assessments in the Red Pi cacho district. Sam Nolan has struck some ex tra good copper ore in the Vermont and White Lily group in the White Pieacho district. These claims be long to Frank Bowen and others and carry some gold and silver values. The copper ore was struck in doing assessment, and there is undoubtedly a copper mine some where in the Red and White Pica cho districts. The Hercules mine is situated in a southerly direction from the great Red Pieacho, and William Connor has a large ledge of good copper ore in a westerly di rection, while R. E. Humphrey’s large ore deposits lie in a south westerly direction. All of these claims contain shipping ore and a large quantity of low grade ore which could be handled at home if there was a smelter near. J. L. Cummings, of the firm of Bruce, Cummings & Co., brought a to town with him today in the shape of a fine set of chin whiskers. No wonder Mr. Cum mings has stayed away from Hot Town Junction so long, he is as proud of his new whiskers as a kid is of his first red top boots. Now, Mr. Cummings, you just as well own up that you are looking for your wife else you would not have all that collar under your chin. John Dick of Prescott is down looking after some mining claims which he owns in the Castle Creek district. Shovels and Picks. GIVE US A BRANCH JAIL One Needed Here in Which to Stowaway Our Proverbial Town Drunkards. Wickenburg has grown so much lately that a branch jail here would not only he a great convenience but is an absolute necessity. In a mining camp like this there is no great objection made to anyone getting .drunk of an evening just for pastime, but those habitual soaks who come to town and hang around the saloons for two or three weeks, drinking and cursing so that it is disagreeable for a lady to be within shouting distance, should be locked up, both for their own good and the welfare of the town. In many cases they are good, peaceable and law-abiding citizens when sober, but when on a ten days’ spree they become so crazed with drink as to become a nuisance, and, unable to break away, they lie around sleeping wherever they fall, even in the streets, until they are at last kicked out of town. If these meit will make their beds in the middle of the streets, it would be but an act of kindness to lock them up and make each one work from ten to twenty days on the streets, removing rocks, etc., as provided by law, so that the next time they came to town the streets would be a fairly comfortable place to doze. The law provides for the estab lishment of branch jails when nec essary, and the time has come when one is a necessity here. If the board of supervisors understood the conditions here, we believe they would have one established at once. It would be cheaper for the county to build a branch jail than to stand the expense of having pris oners taken to Phoenix for petty offenses. Such things as have taken place so often of late on Rail road street do not make a favor able impression on investors and others who come here with a pos sible view of locating. We do not believe there is a business man on Railroad street who would not like to see it stopped for the good of the town. The News-Herald proposes to see that the laws in regard to sijeh eases are enforced, as far as consistent with local conditions. TWENTY DOLLARS. It Costs Money to Fight in Wickenburg These Days. Ike Ford, who was tried before Judge Boycl Wednesday for assault and battery on charges preferred by Id. A. McKee and Mrs. Maury, was fined S2O and costs. The as sault w r as committed on the person of Philip Foley, and was caused by Foley expressing his opinion of Ford in very strong language upon being asked to pay a bill for cart age. While Ike was a little severe in His methods of chastisement, and, unfortunately for him, came within the province of the law, there is no doubt but that the provocation was great, and our only regret is that Ike did not whip him according to the rules laid down by the Marquis de Queensburv and earn the grat itude of a long suffering public without having to pay for the past time. It is about time an exam ple was made of some of the drink and nature crazed degenerates who are a disgrace to themselves and the town. Awaiting the Verdict. After sitting in session for over forty days the Schley court of in quiry adjourned Thursday after noon, and the public now awaits to see if the verdict will exonerate Admiral Schley of the charges made by a brother officer who was jealous of the credit and praise justly given Admiral Schley for his bravery at the memorable bat tle of Santiago bay. Whatever he might have done, the testimony lie fore the court proved he was no coward. It will probably be sev eral weeks before the verdict is announced. Hoey Case Continued. The cases against Wm. Hoey at Tucson for aiding the entrance of Chinese into the United States and similar charges were postponed Monday until the next term of court. The attorneys for Hoey filed an affidavit claiming that im portant witnesses were absent and that the prosecution had been in tercepting the mail of the defend ant, thereby learning of his de fense. After considering the affi davit Judge Davis continued the case as stated al.ove. GOODBYE FOLEY! Mr. Foley Takes a Much Needed and Well Earned Vacation. Philip Foley, or “Foley” for short, requested that lie be given the alternative when sentenced by Judge Boyd to pay a fine of S2O for being drunk and disorderly last Sunday, and was accordingly taken to Phoenix Wednesday evening by Constable Hale to serve a 20-day sentence in the county jail. No one eared to see Foley sent to jail for being drunk, as that is too common occurrence, the above action being taken to get him be fore the probate judge so that he could be committed to the asylum. Foley admitted to Judge Boyd that he had been in the asylum before, both at St. Joseph, Missouri, and at Phoenix, having mistaken both places for hotels and registered as a regular boarder without inquir ing about the rules and* regulations supposed .to be followed by star boarders. The proper action will be taken at Phoenix to have him regularly admitted as a hoarder at the big hotel “three miles and a half on the Tempe load,” and we trust his society will be appreciated by the lion tons of that fashionable resort even more than it was here. Pro bono publico! PATIENCE IN MINING. A Necessary Quality in Successful Min ing Operations. Two of the most unfavorable symptoms in the mining fever, says the Western Mining World, are impatience and restlessness —the inordinate desire to hastily convert a promising prospect into a paying mine, and a hallucination that at some remote point or place the mineral conditions are more favor able. The mining interests of the country have suffered a great deal from those clearly definable mental conditions into which mining men are apt to fall. Impatience has wrecked more mining men and mining communities than almost any other cause. Hasty develop ment is apt to be expensive and un profitable. The desire to make a mine before a claim has been prop erly prospected has so often re sulted disastrously as to give the mining industry a speculative character to which it is not entitl ed. Prospectors and miners, like actors, often acquire faith in a fav orable destiny not justified by the conclusions of good judgment. Their money is often invested more on faith than on the findings upon which the preliminary steps of mine making are supposed to rest. Even when all the conditions justify the attempt to create a pro ducing mine, patience is essential to success. Once satisfied that his vein conforms to the proper min eral and geological conditions, the miner should, in the language of the street, “stay with it.” Impatience is often augmented by its twin symptom of restlessness that sees in the glorious elsewhere and beyond brighter prospects than can be hoped for in the present surroundings. Men who ought to know better suffer from this miner alogical complaint, which takes hold of the system whenever a case of indigestible impatience to get rich impairs the circulation of good impulses and affects the normal condition of the mind. Thus it happens that so many well-to-do mining men overlook home oppor tunities for the attractions of the North Pole, as the case may he, floundering around from “post to pillar” in search of the hiding place of the fickle goddess of fortune. The dream of some golden Utopia takes possession of their mind and the mirage of coming triumphs fills the orbit of their vision. If wealthy they deprive the commun ity or country in which they live of money, which, if invested at home, would double and treble itself in short order; if poor, they transfer themselves as productive factors of labor to the tinsel-trimmed else where. Thus many prospectively prosperous mining camps are rob bed of a fair opportunity to demon strate their worth to the world. Will Craven, a cowboy from Dog Springs, New Mexico, was shot and instantly killed Thursday morn ing at Naco while holding up Deel &Co ’s saloon. His partner es caped uninjured. The coroner’s jury returned a verdict of “Death by gunshot wounds at the hands of Officei E. P. Ells in the per formance of his dutv,” GILBERT GLEANINGS. A Summary of the Local Happenings in that Thriving Neighborhood. Dr. J. M. Evans was on Wed nesday’s stage, a passenger to \he Great Scott mine. Jack Ellis and Mrs. Rosa Cooney went inside today with their best clothes on. It looked rather sus picious. Accept our congratula tions in advance. Judge Edwards and J. W. Walker were here this week look ing after their interests in the Dark Horse and Right Bower mines. Dan Davis was in town Thurs day after supplies. G. W. Morgan is the happiest man in camp, having struck it rich in his mines. He has a large body of glance and sulphide ore, which they are taking out and ex pect to ship a carload next w r eek. He also has money with which to develop his gold mine, and will have a load of timber on the ground this week with which to re-timber. He hired men Thursday to do the work. James Drumm was looking for a pack train Thursday to pack ore from the head of Buckhorn gulch to the wagon road at Gilbert. Mr. Perry returned Thursday from a short visit in Wickenburg, W. J. Gilbert returned Thursday from a trip to Phoenix, whither he had been in attendance upon a meeting of the Elks. G. H. Hurd, formerly chief of the culinary department at Nel son Bros.’ camp, with his family returned to Phoenix Thursday. Jno. M. Carlisle is out practic ing for the shooting tournament which is to be held in the capital city the latter part of this month. Mr. Carlisle carried off the gold medal two yeai s ago. Treblio. NEWSPAPERS AND MINING. A Tenderfoot’s New Method of Potato Assaying. In the mining edition of the Los Angeles Times appears what is termed a new method of making a campfire assay, says the Mohave County Miner. The telling of it indicates the gullibility and hick of knowledge of mining and min eralogy displayed by these news papers that attempt to write up the mining camps of the country at so much per line. The gullible boy on the Times says in substance: “Around the campfire a few days ago an old prospector was telling how he found the values in some ores that he had picked up near Signal in the southern part of Mo have county. The ore was heavy in lead sulphurets and looked mal leable and contained no visible gold. He took a good sized piece and pulverized it in a mortar, add ed cyanide and poured in some quicksilver. With a good stout stick he amalgamated the mass, then washing out the amalgam, he squeezed out the excess of quick silver and had left a small ball of amalgam. Then scooping out a large potato he inserted the amal gam and placed the potato in the campfire. Within a short time he removed the potato and there in the center was revealed a chunk of gold from the rich ore.” Just think of it, all you assayers who have been going to the trouble of making fire assays of mineral, how easily you could have over come your troubles had you hut been acquainted with this short and easy method of gold extraction! But the Times’ young man lias yet to learn that such ore will not amalgamate, and if it would the prospector could have horned the ore out in half the time in a horn spoon without the waste of cyanide and quicksilver. In the same issue of the Times there appears the advertisement of a mining company operating in Mexico, with a large block of stock for sale, that gives it out confident ly that it has one ore vein carry ing ore eighteen feet in width, the average of which is thirty-eight per cent copper, forty ounces silver and over two ounces gold to the ton. Now, had we such ore we would consider that we were sell ing twenty dollar gold pieces for fifty cents. But the ways of the promoter and alfalfa editor are in scrutable. Phoenix is about to take action on the new' charter provided for by the last legislature. Number 18.