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TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 1887.
VOL. IX
No. 4.
'WvtfW
MAKE-BELIEVE WAR.
Gen. Miles' New and Ingonious
Device.
To Keep the Troops of the Department
FromForgettingHowto Chase the
Apaches.
Hrig.-Gen. Nelson A. Miles has devis
ed a new scheme to exoercise the troops
fn this department and keepthem from
getting rusty in the modes of Apache
warfare. The idea is explained by the
following official order:
Heudouarters Depi of Arizona,!
Los Angeles (Cal.) Aug. 20, 1887. J
Geneial Orders No. 24..
I. During the months of September
and October of this year the troops of
this department will be considered as on
field duty, and will be instructed and ex
ercised in nnd all that pertains to the
practical r quirements of field service.
During those months all otJer drills and
duties will, as far as practicable, be sus
pended, except the target and signal
practice required by orders of the War
Department, which will be regulated so
as to admit of this field service.
II. On September 1st, post com
manders will occupy their districts of
observation by the location of outposts,
signal and heliograph stations, and
establish communications with the
nearest signal stations of the adjacent
post-.
III. During the first fifteen days of
that mouth post commanders will, if
necceisary, make themselves . familiar
with the topographical features of the
district ofcountty within their charge,
and give -uch instructions to the troops
of their commands regarding every de
tail oi field service as will render them
mon efficient and afford them a knowl
edge of the general features of the coun
try in which they are serving, and give to
them that general knowledge of the geo
graphy and topography of the country as
em. to pass over it readily
Jes, compass or
Kre constantly
sTTon of a troop, with a
ew ol training the noises to act sep
arately and indt pendent of the close
column.
V. After two weeks of this kind of
practice, the commanding officer of Ft.
Huachuca, Arizona, is hereby directed
to send out a detachment of troops to
march from that post to Ft. Apache,
Arizona, and return, via the toute indica
ted in this order. This raiding party
will consist of two officers and twenty
enlisted men, well mounted and provid
ed with extra horses and sufficient pack
animals ta carry the necessary baggage
and camp equipage. Pack animals will
net be required to carry more than 100
pounds per mule, all superfluous articles
being left in the post, including sabers,
revolvers, curb-bridles, hobbles, nose
bags, extra horse equipments and camp
equipage of every kind that can be dis
pensed with. The detachment will be
properly rationed and is authorized to ob
tain necessary supplies en route in the
usual form and to carry forty rounds of
ammunition per man with the necessary
clothing. It will start from Fort Hua
chuca at noon on September 17th and
will march east of Ft. Bowie, west of Ft.
Grant, touchiug the limits of Ft. Lowell
district, east of Thomas, west of Apache
to a puint north of that post, should they
reach that point without being cap
tured. The commanding officer will then
notify the commanding officer at Apache
by couiier, ol the presence of his detach
ment. He will then select an agreeable
cum,j and send to Ft. Apache (or sup
plies. After remaining there ten days
they will return, passing east of Ft.
Apache, west of Ft. Thomas, east of
Ft. Grant, and west of Ft. Bowie and
east of Dragoon Station, on the Southern
Pacific Kulroadto Ft. Huachuca. In
starting from Ft. Huachuca they will be
allowed from 12 m. September 17th, until
6 a. m. the day following before being
followed by the troops from Ft. Hua
chuca. After 6 a. m., September 18th,
they will remain in camp until 12 tn. of
that day and after that time they will be
limited in marches to the hours between
12 m. and midnight of each day. The
commanding officer of the detachment
will select (within the above described
limits) his own line of march and conceal
his men and camps according to his
own judgment. Both officers and men
of the detachment should fully under
stand the course to be taken and places
of rendezvous,in ord-rto assemble again,
whenever it becomes necessary to sep
arate because of close pursuit, or toavoid
discovery.
VI. 'Post commanders will conceal
their troops and establish lookouts in
such a way as to discover, surprise and
capture the detachment above mention
ed, if possible, and in any event they are
directed to have the raiding party pur
sued until a fresh command is on the
trail. Information concerning the party
to be pursued will be communicated with
the least possible delay by heliograph,
telegraph or courier to the different post
commanders and to all troops placed to
intercept them .
VII. Reports will be made by post
commanders by telegraph to these head
quarters daily of any observations of the
raiding party or portion of them: they will
be regarded as captured whenever anoth
er detachment or command of equal
number gets within hailing distance or
within bugle sound.
The commanding officers at Fts.
Bowie and Grant will send one officer or
non-commissioned officer, provided with
two horses each, to accompany the
party and act as witnesses in case any
question should arise as to the rules to
be followed or results. In case of cap
ture the detachment will march to the
nearest post and another raiding party
be immediately ordered from these head
quarters. Similar movements will be made in the
District of New Mexico by a detachment
of cavalry from Ft. Wingate, N. M., mov
ing around Ft, Bayard and returning to
its station; also one from Ft. Stanton
around Ft. Baysrd and return to its sta
tion, each going at some time within ten
miles of that pott, and orders for march
ing and concealment of each will be the
same as directud for Ft. Huachuca.
Care will be taken to avoid breaking
down either the troop horses or pack
animals or stamoeding or injuring any
stock or propertv of citizens.
At the close of the period for field
practice, post commanders will call for
suggestions from officers and men of
their commands and make brief reports
of results, and mention any defects in
the equipment of their command, or any
thing that wou.d lend to promote their
efficiency.
Post commanders will retain commun
ication with th;ir detachments sufficient
to enable them to recall them to their
stations without dely in case of necess
ity. By command of Brigadier General
Miles:
J. A. Dapray.
2d Lieut. 23 Infantry, A. D. C, A. A. A.
General.
A Gallant Soldier.
Col. A, W. Doniphan, who died last
week in Missouri, was truly a noteworthy
character. A Kansas county was named
for him, and nobody has ever thought
the honor unworthily bestowed. Col.
Doniphan made his reputation in the
Mexican war, where he commanded a
Missouri regiment which formed a part
of the Army of the 'West, under Gen.
Kearney, which conquered New Mexico
and annexed it to the United States.
Gen. Kearney, as soon as this had been
accomplished, turned over the bulk of
his command to Domphah, and with two
or three companies of dragoons, started
for California by way of the Gila valley,
and reached there to find that Col. Fre
mont had already achieved the conquest
of that country and was acting governor
of it.
Doniphan in the meantime having fin
ished the work in New Mexico, set out
with his command, some 2,000 in num
ber, to join Gen. Zachary Taylor in the
vicinity of Monterey and Buena Vista,
and made one of the most remarkable
marches through an enemy's country re
corded in history. He was surrounded
by superior numbers of the enemy's for
ces throughout the march, and yet never
met with a repulse. At one place, called
the Pass of Sacramento, he found the
enemy fortified and entrenched in a
wonderfully strong position, where a hun
dred brave men could have withstood a
large army, and yet he routed them with
scarcely any loss, and continued his
march in triumph, taking along with him
a fine brass field piece which he captured
as a memento of his victory. That field
piece was deposited in the United States
arsenal at Liberty, Clay county, Missouri,
some fifteen miles from Kansas City, and
in the early Kansas troubles it was stolen
from the arsenal and used by the border
ruffians against the free state men at
Lawrence. After awhile it was captured
at Franklin, used by the free state forces
at the taking of Fort Sanders, on Wash
ington creek, and Fort Titus, near Le
compton, and is kept as a trophy at
Lawrence, where it is used to fire salutes
on Fourth of July or other holiday occa
sions. It is called "Old Sacramento,"
and the old free state boys are extremely
proud of it. Col. Doniphan was a law
yer, and highly esteemed all his life. Old
Col. Benton declared that his campaign
or march from El Paso del Norte through
Northern Mexico to join Gen. Taylor
was an achievement worthy to rank by
the side of the famous march of Xeno
phon with his ten thousand Greeks,
which is celebrated in history as the Re
treat of ths Ten Thoustnd. Col. Doni
phan was about forty years old when he
made himself famous and about eighty
years old when he died. Garden City
Sentinel,
GEN. MILES' SWOftD.
Made for Him by a New York Jeweller
and Presented by Arizona Friends-
In the engraving department of an up
town jeweller's establishment is' what will
be when it is finished one of the most el
egant swords ever made in this city. It
is intended for Gen. Nelson A. Miles,
and is a token of regard from the citizens
of Arizona. A purse of $1000 was
raised to pay for it by popular subscrip
tion. It will be publicly presented to
him in Tucson next month, on the anni
versary of the surrender to the General
of Geronimo and the hostile Apaches.
The subscriptions were confined to civil
ians within the boundaries of Arizona.
The amount was readily raised and
could easily have been trebled . The jew
eller furnished exquisite designs for the
sword, made from photographs sent
from Arizona, and he is now engraving
the sword, which, from an artistic stand
point, will be the finest sword presented
to any military man in this country.
No precious stones will be used. The
scabbard is of solid gold. One of its
sides will be left plain for the presenta
tion inscriptions, etc. The other side
will be engraved with the following char
acteristic scenes: First, the agency at
San Carlos, on the reservation, the In
dians appearing in natural camp life.
Second scene, companies of cavalry and
infantry in pursuit of Indians. Third,
the fight. Fourth, the capture, and In
dians marched to Bowie Station, where a
train of cars stand in waiting for their
reception; and last is Geronimo's head,
with hat on, forming the foot of the scab
bard. This latter wprk is done ftom
Fly's photograph of Geronimo, and is
perfect to life.
The blade is of Damascus steel, and
will be engraved with the name of Gen.
Nelson A. Miles and scroll work. The
handle or hand-grip will be of white
shark's skin, braided in gold. The guard
will be of gold, and be emblematic of
both cavalry and infantry. At the ex
treme end of the guard, engiaved in
gold, will be the head of Natchez, the
son of Cochise, a moonstone amrihytt
forming the end of the hand-grip. New
York Mail and Express.
A Bridge Across Behring Stiait.
(SU Petersburg Letter.)
I saw Gen. Annekoff yesterday and he
told me that he expected to leave for
Bokhara, the Samarkand branch of the
Transcaspian Railway. The immediate
supervision of the whole business having
been confided to the two Governors-General
of the Amoor and Eastern Siberia,
who are chiefly under the orders of the
Ministers of War, the latter's authority
in the matter in near'y sure to prevail.
Certain Americans have already propos
ed to connect the Siberian line with the
American continent by building a bridge
across Behring Strait. There is nothing
impossible, it seems, to American or Rus
sian engineers.
Wolcott buys and sells for cash and
hence cannot be undersold.
New Books.
The following new books have been
recently added to Sof Israel's circulating
library:
Mark Twain's English as She is Taught.
Bret Hart's Millionaires of Rough and Ready.
Bret Hart's The Crusade of the Excelsior,
Marion Crawford's Saracinesca.
Balzac's The Alkahest, or the House of Claes.
Balzac's The Two Brothers.
Balzac's Ctesar Birotteau,
Balzac's The Country Doctor,
Balzac's Eugene Grandet.
George Meredith's Noels.
Lusk's The Yoke of the Shorak,
Stiate's Buchholz Family. (Second Part.)
Dudley Warner's Their Pilgrimage.
Subscription $1 a month; single copies
loaned for 25 cents.
F. N. Wolcott's Cash Store is now
ready for business at the new location in
the Otis building, on Fremont street,
near the Postoffice. The choicest and
freshest groceries at the lowest cash
prices.
Summons.
In the District Court of the First Judicial Dis
trict of the Territory of Arizona, in and tor the
County of Cochise. Maggie M. Stewart
Plaintiff, vs. Robert B. btewart. Defend
ant Action brought In the District Court of
the First judicial District of the Territory of
auiuiu, in mm lor me county oi locmse, ana
the complaint filed In the said County of Co
chise, in the office of the Clerk of said District
Court. The Territory of Arizona sends greet
ing to Robert B btewart, Defendant. You are
hereby required to appear In an action brought
acainst you by the above named PlainufT in the
District Court of the First Judicnl District of
u:e icrmu.y ui niuuui, in ana lor me county
of Cochise and to answer the complatnt filed
therein, within twenty days (exclusive ol the day
of service), after the serAice on you of this
summons (if served within this ccunty, 01 if
servea out 01 mis county, out in mis district,
within thirty cU)s; otherwise within forty day.),
within thirty days; otherwise within forty days).
or judgment by default will be taken against
jou according to the prayer of said comphint,
The said ction is brought to recover a decree of
divorce from you and for the custody of two
minor children and general relict. And j 011 are
hereby notified that if you fail to appear and
answer me saia complaint, as aDove required,
the said plaintiff will take your default and ap
ply to the Court for the said relief soueht for in
the said complaint. Given under my hand
and the Seal of the District Court of the First
Judicial District of the Territory of Arizona. In
and for the County of Cochise this second day of
April, in me year 01 otir iors, one mousand,
cght hundred and eighty-seven:
seal B.C FICKKS. Clerk.
By J. J. Patto.v, Dep'y Clk.
First publication June 24.
PROFESSIONAL C'TMS
WILLIAM HERRING. HOWARD V HKKKINO
HERRING & II BR RIM,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT
Law, Toughnut street, Tombstone, Ari :
W. H. STILJjWBLL,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT
Law, Fourth street, Tombstone, A, T.
ALLEN R, ENGLISH,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT
Ijw, up stairs In County Court House,
'tombstone, A. T.
JOHN C. EABTON,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, NOTARY
Public and Conveyancer. Office in Occi
dantal Hotel, Allen street, Tombstone, A. T.
HENRY G. HOWE,
UNITED STATES DEPUTY MINERAL
Stineyor. Tombstone, Arizona. Member
of the American Institute of Mining Engineers.
Attention given to the care of mines for non
resident owners and corporations. Hie best of
reference ghen. Correspondence solicited.
AV. D. SHEARER,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. OrFICE
on Fourth street, opposite Occidental Hotel,
Tombstone, A. T.
ar. "sronNTG-ES,
Druggist,
ALLEN STREET,
Between Fourth fcnd Fifth Sts.
Drugs and Meals
Patent Medicines, Per
fumeries, Toilet
Articles
PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY PRE
PARED. Bronn "You seem to be very good natured,
Smith; what has happened? '
Smith "I 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 Restart
IN THF CITY.
FINE LADIES' PARLORS.
SHELL & CANNED OYSTERS
Always on Hand.
A.RMAND TQOUET, Proprietor.
BILLIARD PARLORS
ALLEN STREET,
HAFFNER & SHAUGHNESSY.
All brands of
Fine Liquors
Fine Liquors
Kept constantly
On hind,
On Hand,
Also the best
Imported cigar?.
Imported Oigars.
The best B1LLIALD HALL in the city in
connection with the saloo:i.
ST. LOUIS BEER ON DRAGHT,
jrB( fSH0El
ii rl
TWEED'S
OUR MOTTO:
Live & Let Live.
Corner Allen and
TOMBSTONE,
(Ms for tie People at Popular Prices!
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 fill this
mammoth store will be found
FAMILY GROCERIES
Of every description. Finest California canned goods. Eu
'opean 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 assr-tment of staple articles of
And everything usually kept in a first-class General Mer
chandise Establishment,
1st Complete Stock
No old goods. Everything fresh and new. Before you
make your purchases take a walk through
TWEED'S STORE
Cor, of Allen and Fourth Sts,
TOMBSTONE, AR1ZON .
GOOD GOODS
At Low Prices
Fourth Streets
ARIZONA.
of Hoods in Arizona.
BANK
--OF-
TOMBSTO NE.
CAPITAL 8100,000.
TOMBSTONE, A IZ0NA:
GEORGE BERRpTT - - . President.
GEO. H. CARREL - - - .Vice-Piesldcnt.
R. V. WOOD Cashier.
WILL TRANS VCT A GENERAL
KINC BUSINESS, EXCHANCE, RECEIVE DE
POSITS COLLECTION, ETC
L. M. JACOBS.
Pri-sident.
A. E. JACOBS.
Cashier.
Cochise County Bat
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.
G. w. swain.
Attorney-at-Law and Notary Public-
Once: 113 Fourth Street.
0 K CORRAL,
utmt & Feed Stable
pRANSIBNT STOCK WELL OARKD tt3
JL Oood variety of Buggies, Carriage ano.
xcuulon coach, suitable for plcnlcii other
ontflts will be promptly attended to.
Jnhu Wantgoaaery Prom ie tor.
FBA2JK C. iSARLE,
Assay Metallurgical Laboratory-
Offlcei 319 Fremont Street,
Opposite City Hall.
J. V. VICKERS,
. FREMONT STREET,
fieal Estate,
Mines, Money,
and Insurance.
REAL ESTATE Bought, Sold and Rented.
COLLECTION'S Made, Taxes Paid. etc..
MONEY Loans Negotiated and Investments
made.
INSURANCE Fire, Accident and Life.
MINES-Bought and Sold.
NOTARYPUBLIO.
TOMBSTONE
FOUNDRY
AND-
MACHINE SHOP.
MCALLISTER & McCONE. Prop's.
All Kinds of Mill and Mining Machinery,
Heavy and Light Castings of Iron and Brass
Hide to Order on Short Notice. Stamps, Pans,
Settlers, Retorts, Cages, Cars, Bkeets, Balling
Tasks, Etc., from Latest Designs. Portable.
Hoisting Engines, 2-Stamp Prospectors' Mills
Made to Order. Screens of all Descriptions
Punched or lotted. Engines Indicated and Ad
justed. Agents for Albany Lubricating Com.
pounds. Cylinder, Splndlo and Valve oils. West
lngbouee Automatic Engines from 2 to 0O
Horse Power and all cleo in the Machine and
Foundry Line, Also
AGENTS FOR THE
LAFELLE TURBINE
WATER WHEEL.
JAMES P. MCALLISTER, Manager.
Papago Cash Store
324 Fremont St.. Tombstone.
8IAPLB ana f ANOT GROCERIES, Choices
Brands ot Kentucky Whisky, and grain of al
kinds kept constantly on hand and sola at lowcs
nrlcca.
ta A nil line of Atsayen' Supplies constantly
on band.
FBA.KKB. AUHTIN ProDrietor.
CHARLES GRANVILLE JOHNSTON,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
City of Tombstone, Fremont S'rcet, bet..
Fourth and Filth.
Next door to J. V. Vickers.
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