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'X J -v - t TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1887. VOL. IX No. 3. PLEASANT VALLEY. The Peaceful Name of the Place Where Six Men Were Killed. Further Trouble Anticipated Among the Bad Men. From the Flagstaff Champion we clip the following version of the ftud in Ton to Basin. So many indefinite stories seem to be going that it is difficult to get at facts. The Champion says: "About a week since several cowboys, who had been in the employ of the Aztec Ltndand Cattle Company, left Holbrook, whsre the headquarters of the company are, and went south towards Tonto Dasin to a place called Newton's ranch. While there they heard that an old ranchman named Belvins, living on Canon Creek, had been missing for two or three weeks, and the residents of the neighborhood suspected foul pUy. The boys went over to a ranchman named Graham, and being joined by four men from that place, making eight in all, they went in search of the missing man. The next day they reached the residence of one of the Tewkesburys in Tonto Dasin, and went up to the place to m.ike some inquiries regarding the irumhey were in search of. A woman came to ihe door and stated that none of the men were in, and after a few words had p. ed the eight horsemen turned to le ive the place. They had scarcely begti.i to move away when a volley was fireit fiom the windows of the house. Two men ted deid from their saddles, John Pay le and R. M. Gillespie, and a tnird. G 1 . Tuck- , was shot through the bod), "he Mil entering his left side. Three hi rata were killed by the same volley. The men could not tell who their assailants were, and .t the enemy was r ompletely protected, the re maining six of the party could do noth ing but ride-away out ol 'he r.tnge of the deadly weapone, leaving .ne dead men .and horses on the ground. They made their way to Graham's as rapidly as pos sible with the wounded man Tucker, but Jie died before they reached the ranch. From information brought by a man who left Graham's ranch on Wednesday, a party had started irom there to recover the dead bodies of Payne and Gillespie. To do so they would have to go within thirty yards of the house. No informa tion of this expedition has been heard, but it is feared that further bloodshed may have ensued." LATER. Holbrook, Aug. 15.---Three more men have been killed in Pleasant Valley in Tonto Basin and things are looking squally. McFadden and Gillispie, cow boys of tne Aztec Cattle Co., and mem bers of the Graham party, were first kill ed, the fight growing out of an old feud between the Graham party and the Tewesbury party. Six men have been killed, in the feud before the recent kil ing of McFadden and Gillispie. A num ber of men have left Flagstaff for the scene of the killing, and a bloody fight is anticipated. The determination on both sides can lead to little short of exter mination of one party or the other. The most exciting news is momentarily ex pected. They Were Caught. Last Thursday morning Sheriff Mc Cord, of Kern county, California, accom panied by his father, left here with two prisoners who are wanted there for mur der. The two men are brothers Thurs ton and Theodore Lee, aged respectively 23 and 21 years. They arc the sons of Dr. James Lee, formerly of Alma, and earned an unenviable reputation there btfore going to California. The crime for which they were aroted was commit ted last March, and under circumstances which go to show that Sheriff McCord did a fine piece of detective work in hunt ing down the perpetrriors ot the crime. Their victim, a man named Smith, was a stranger in that part of California, hav ing been there but i short time. The Lees became acquainted with him while the three were were wor'ng on the ranch of Uaggin & Carr, and the 11 10 arranged for a trip to New Mexico. Smith had a saddle horse and about $200 in money and Thurston Lee bought a horse for the trip,but his brother failing to get one, probably because he intended to help murder Smith and complete the journey on his horse, stated that he would travel by rail. Theodore Lee took the train at Sumner, but traveled only twenty-five miles and left the railroad. A place of meeting had doubtless been arranged by the Lees before the journey began, and the murder was probably committed the first night. The body of Smith was found at a point about eighteen miles from where they started, about a month after the killing. The spring freshets had washed the earth from the place where the body had been buried, and it was discovered by a surveying party. The back of the dead man's head had been crushed in, apparently by a blow from a six shooter. Nothing was found on the dead bodyby which it could be identified, but a card was found in one of his pockets on which was the name of a San Francisco gentlemen. Sheriff Mc Cord took up the clue and succeeded in tracing Smith from San Francisco to Kern county. He had driven a horse and buggy through tho San Joaquin val ley, and disposing of his rig, went to work, where he became acquainted with the Lees. McCord suspected the Lees and learned that they had started toward New Mexico and that cne of them was riding Smith's horse. The sheriff suc ceeded in locating the two boys by watch ing the post office at Trevers, and, after having obtained the neccessiry pipers, started for New Mexico. The father and son came here and registered at theTim mer house under assumed names, and started for Socorro county in a buggy. The Lees were found and arrested before they suspected anything. They were about twenty-five miles apart, and neither of them had ever been seen by Sheriff McCord before they were arrest ed. They were both engaged to be mar- ied in a short time, but the weddings have been indefinitely postponed. The evi dence against the Lees is purely circum stantial, but will probably be sufficient to convict them of murder. The horse which was taken from Smith was ridden through to New Mexico by one of the Lees and was sold recently by him. The pantaloons which Smith wore at the time of the murder, were found on one of the Lees when he was captured. Sheriff McCord took possession of them and said they could be identified as smith's. The boys appeared rather dubious, and refused to say much, though one of them told an improbable story about the man ner in which they came in possession of the horse ahd trousers. The chances are that Theodore and Thurston Lee will never bask in the sunshine of New Mexico any more. Silver City Senti- nal.' A Peaceful Conquest. As long as the Union of Stites under the constitution exists we will never be conquered or lose any of our substantial rights as a nation in an armed conflict. But there is imminent danger of a peace ful but effective subjugation of the white race on the Pacific Coast by a gradual influx of Chinese cheap labor and a cor responding displacement of white la bor. When the Chinaman becomes skilled in mechanical arts and he is daily becoming more and more so in connection with the fact that he can be employed for less than one half the wages required by white men, there will be a stronger inducement for his employ ment than now exists. The self-interest of employers will continue to be a more important consideration than any claims of patriotism or the permanent welfare ot our own race. There will bs seen an eastern-bound tide of white labor to correspond with the incoming tide of Mongolians. In view of this danger we should not loose sight of or cease to urge the enactment of more stringent laws for their exclusion from out shores. The present laws arc totally inadequate for the purpose. A writ of habeas cor pus and a little ingenuity, supplemented by a small amount of Chinese perjury, are all that are needed for its evasion and the landing of the worst slave opium fiend or highbinder who ever passed through the Golden Gate. An essay from the pen of M. Ernest Meyer in thejRevue Politeque et Litteraire is a presentation of the danger from a French standpoint, and applies with equal or greater force to the United States. Here are a few figures out of many more that might be given: Six years ago, in 1SS1, there were 105,000 Chinamen in the United States, 195,000 in Latin-America, 250,000 in the Phili pine Islands, 13,000 in the Guayanas, 325,000 in the Dutch Islands, 11,000 in Singapore, 105,000 at Annain, 100,000 in Cambodia; 47,000 in Cochin China and 1,500,0000 in Siam. These figures have grown, no doubt, greatly during the in terval; and M. Meyer himself omits in his list in various regions equally invaded, Burmah, Australia, Madagascar, Mau ritus and several archipelagoes of the Pacific and the West Indies and Cen tral Asia and the Indian coast. Think of it! theTai-ping rebellion cost twenty millions of Chinese lives; the Lulda re bellion between two and thiee millions; and almost every year since these aw ful occurences, famines and floods and plagues, have swept millions to death; and still the hundreds and hundreds of millions stifle and starve and strive within the confinement of their colossal empire of 4,419,150 square miles! Every city of the civilized world holds them; they struggle everywhere merely to find room to live, opportunity to save money on wages of fifteen or twenty cents a day to start a business and make a fortune with a capital of $50 or $100; and always, under pressure the yellow population intensifies, and the torrential rush of its emigrants broadens, and they die of hunger for very numbers at home. A Chinese workman can nourish himself at a cost of from eight to ten cents a day; he can live on less. There is the danger! Four hundred and nine millions of an Astatic race capable of living at one-tenth the cost of living to European races! "Im minent" says M. Meyer, "this danger is the danger of the conquest, slow, sure, silsnt and pacific of Europe by China." If patriotisms strive to keep them out, self interest will do quite as much to invite them in. Nor does the essayist encour age even the finest French workmen the weavers, the gunsmiths, the masons, the cabinet-makers, the machinists to rely upon their industrial superiority. He considers the Chinese workman highly dangerous rivals even in point ot excel lence and skill. At home they are man ufacturing much of what they used to pur chase from abroad; even the products of the English looms will soon cease to be imported by them. And Chinese pub lishing houses have been established for translation of all scientific works from the French,English, and German languages. The problem involved can only be satis factorily answered by the assurance that in the future the white races will prove capable of maintaining supremacy and superiority superiority, physical as well as intellectual superiority in their ability for self adaptation to all possible contin gencies. At present this assurance can not be positively asserted; the future alone can confirm or destroy it. The Great Mines of the World. The world-famed Potosi mines, of Bol ivia, yielded from 1546 to 1798, a period of 244 years, $1,000,000,000. This sum is large, but to obtain it the labor of five generations of miners was required. In twenty-seven years the Comstock mines have yielded $410,000,000, and a new system of working is now beivg inaugur ated by which the lode will be made to yield up as much more in the next thirty yeais. But three mines in all the world have produced more bullion than the Comstock. These are the Potosi with $1,000,000,000: Sierra Madre, $800,000, 000, and the Rio Grande $650,000,000. Next to the Comstock come the Veta Madre, with a yield of $335,945,000. The next in order, the Parmillan with $70, 000,000 shows a quick drop, and the yield of other mines of note then runs from $30,000,000 down to $16,000,000. The annual production of the whole world is now $2,000,000,000. Half of this amount is produced in the United States. For twenty-five years past India has absorb ed $38,000,000 and China $9,000,000 be ing $47,000,000 a year. There are an nually used in the arts in the United States gold and silver bullion to the value of $15, 000,000, and in the rest of the world not less than $35,000,000, making a total of $50,000,000, and for loss and abrasion $3,000,000 more may be set down. Thus there is left for the purpos es of coinage for the whole world $100, 000,000; yet there are those who howl about over production of silver and who wish to see it debased and sold like so much pig iron or bar lead.. Virginia Enterprise. Mererclli' Against Baptist. Arkatwaw Traveler. "Uncle Josephus, I understand that there was quite a battle down at your house the other night," said the Governor of Arkansaw, speaking to the old negro whose duty it was to stay about the state house during sessions to keep the legis lators from carrying off anything. "Wall, sah, we had er right sharp time down dar, sho's yer born'd, we did." "I thought that it was to be a prayer meeting." "So did I, sah, an' so it wuz an' woulder been hadn'been furdem blame Meferdis'. Da come down dar en mixid' wid us Baptists when da wa'n't 'vited. Eber' thing went erlong mighty well at fust, till Brudder Jake Harvey 'lowed dat it wuz time fur pra'r. Den er Meferdis' 'oman she bounced up, she did, an' want ed ter know ef we wa'nt gwine ter hab nuthin' ter eat. 'Look heah,' says I, 'does yer think dis is er haug-killin'?' 'Oh, no,' says she, 'fur I ain't seed none o' yo' folks gittin' killed yit.' Laws er massy, how ashy day 'spression did make me! I jes' ached, I did, ter flatten dat lady out ergin de wall, but I put mer hoof on mer temper ter hoi' it down, an' satisfied merse'f by boxin' her jaw." "What! you didn't strike her!" "Who didn't strik her?" he replied dog gedly shaking his head. "I reckon I did strike her, an' right den dar burgun er 'formance dat wa'n't much like er pra'r meeting', fur, bein diserp'inted in eatin', dem Meferdis' wuz hotter'n b'lllin' soap. Dat's de way wid dem Meferdis', sah. Alius thinkin' 'bout eatin'. I 'spizes 'em." "Was anybody hurt during the fight?" "Wall, y as, sah, 'pear like dar wuz. Some pizenous pusson hit my wife wid suthin' and laid her up, an' doan yer think, sah, dat lady thinks I done it? Yas, she do gubner; yas she do. Thinks so 'caze seberal days ergo she hit me wid er rock. Tell de truf, I did sorter draw back at her. Er haw, haw!" "Another carpenter has fallen off the new steeple and been killed," said the pastor of a Dakota church to one of the trustees. "Has there? well I'll send up another. I tell you we'll run that steeple up higher than those methodists' spire if it takes all the carpenters in the country I" "I think myself," replied the minister, with a quiet smile, "that when they go to bucking against us on the height of a steeple they will find us stayers." PROFESSIONAL CARDS. WI1.I.IAM linRRING. H0WARDT. HERRING. HERRING & HERRIJNU, ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT Law, Toughnut street, Tombstone, Ariz. W. II. STIl'iLWELL, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT Law, Fourth street, Tombstone, A, T. ALLEN It. ENGLISH, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT Law, up stairs in County Cturt House, Tombstone, A. T. JOHN C. EASTON, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, NOTARY Public and Conreyancer. Office in Occi dantal Hotel, Allen street, Tombstone, A T. HENRY G. HOWE, UNITED STATES DEPUTY MINERAL Surveyor, Tombstone, Arizona. Memte of the American Institute of Mining Enginee-s. Attention given to the care of mines for noi resident owners and corporations. The best jf reference gi en. Correspondence solicited. W. D. SHEARER, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. OFFICE on rourth street, opposite Occidental Hotel, Tombstone, A. T. a-. YONOB, Druggist, ALLEN STREET, Between Fourth and Fifth Sts. Patent Medicines, Per fumeries, Toilet Articles PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY PRE PARED. Brown "You seem to be very good natured, Smith; what has happened? ' Smith "1 have been sending away for boots and shoes for years, and I find I can buy a bet ter article for less money of J . M. Leary, right here at home. His store is on Allen street, be tween Fifth and Sixth, north side. Give him a call and make yourself happy as welL" MAISON DOREE 409 ALLEN STREET, (Between Fourth and Fifth.) THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS Family RestauranT IN THF CITY. FINE LADIES' PARLORS. SHELL & CANNED OYSTERS Always on Hand. ARM AND TQQTJET. Proprietor. BILLIARD PARLORS ALLEN STREET, HAFFNER & SHAUGHNESSY All brands of Fine Liquors Fine Liquors Kept constantly On hand, On Hand, Also the best Imported cigars. Imported Cigars. The best BILLIALD HALL in the city in connection with the saloon. ST. LOUIS BEER ON DRAGHT. Drugs ruu CnemiGals TWEED'S OUR MOTTO: Live & Let Live. wnpB Corner Allen and Fourth Street, TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA. Goods for tie People H. K. Tweed desires to call the attention of the Tombstone public to his immense and varied stock of GENERAL MERCHANDISE Which he is now offering at prices that place the goods within the reach of everyone. All Eastern Goods purchased direct in the East, not second hand through California firms. Among the thousand and one articles which fiH this mammoth store will be found FAMILY GROCERIES Of every description. Finest California canned goods. .Eu ropean and California dried fruit Table delicacies. Choice coffee roasted and ground on the premises. Colgate's toile and other well known brands of soap. Clothing and Furnishing Goods Of which a large assortment of both Eastern and California goods will be found at very moderate prices, The latest styles of everything in these lines cheaper than you can purchase in San Francisco. Wines, Liquors and Cigars Of choice imported and California brands by the cask, bot tie or gallon. Finest American and imported liquors. High grade cigars, tobaccos and cigarettes. Also a full assortment of staple articles ol And everything usually kept in a first-class General Mer chandise Establishment. lost Complete Stock No old goods. Everything fresh and new. Before yon make your purchases take a walk through TWEED'S STORE Gor. of Allen and Fourth Sts, TOMBSTONE, ARIZON . STO GOOD GOODS lit Low Prices at Poplar Prices ! of Goods ii Arizona. BANK -OF- TOMBSTONE. CAPITAL $100,000. TOMBSTONE, A IZONA:. GEORGE BERROTT - - . President. GEO. H. CARREL - . tVice-President. R. W.WOOD Cashier. WILL TRANSACT A GENERAL KINO BUSINESS, EXCHANCE, RECEIVE DE POSITS COLLECTIONS, ETC. L. ::.;jr', - Pn-sident. A. E. JACOI1S. Cashier. TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA.. Transacts a General Banking, Exchange and Collection Business. Especial attention given to all Business of Cor respondents and their interests carefully served Prompt attention guaranteed to all business entrusted to .our care Foreign and Domestic Enchange Bought and Sold. Panap GasI Store 324 Fremont St.. Tombstone. STABLE ana FANC? GKOUBRIKS, Choice Brands of Kentucky Whisky, and grain of at kinds kept constantly on hand and soli at lowe prices. lfA till Use of Assaycrs' Supplies cocttantly on hand. FRANK B. AUSTIN ProDrletor 0 K CORRAL, livery I Feed Stable TRANSIENT STOCK WELL CAKED ft,.l Ucod variety of Uncles, Carriages ana, Wagons, with teams to match. Bleven passenger szcnMlon coach, suitable for plenlcsi other parties. Orders sent by mall or telegraph for outfits will be promptly attended to. John Hont:anirr Proprietor. FRANK C. EARLE, Assay & Metallurgical Laboratory Office: 319 Fremont Street, Opposite City Hall. J. V. VICKERS, FREMONT STREET, Real Estate, Mines, Money, and Insurance. REAL ESTATE Bought, Sold and Rented. COLLECTIONS Made, Taxes Paid, eta, MONEY Loans Negotiated and Investments made. INSURANCE Fire, Accident and Life. MINES Bought and Sold. NOTARYPUBLIO. TOMBSTONE FOTJNMY A N D - MACHINE SHOP. MCALLISTER & McCONE. Prop's. AD Kinds of Mill and Mining Machinery, leary and Light Canines of I run untl llraca Made to Order on Snort Notice Stump, Tuna, Settlers, Retorts, Cage, Can, Skene, Hailing Tank;, Etc., from Latest Design!, l'orublu Hoisting Engines, S Stamp 1'rnspcclor Mills Made to Order. Scrcene of all Descriptions Punched or lotted. Engines Indicated and Ad. lasted. Agents 'or Albany Lnhr.ctltij Com. pounds. Cylinder, Spindle and ah coils, West lnghonse Automatic Engines from 3 to 00 Horse Power and all clfo lu the Machine and foundry Line. Also AGENTS FOR THE LAFELLE TURBINE WATER WHEEL. JAMES P. MCALLISTER, Manager. CHARLES GRANVILLE JOHNSTON, .Attorney and Counselor at Law. City of Tombstone, Fremont S'reet, bet. Fourth and Filth. Next door to J. V. Vickers. G. W. SWAIN, Attoraey-at-Law and Notary Public. tfflCCI 113 Fourth Mlrcel. use County Bank