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- jatoiiamimf 9laW8K3W!'S'&W:' sxrl J .JJ "'. . v .Ster Aft. "WV" t' ' tf" tpsf1 THE EPITAPH The Weekly Tombstove Epitaph published every Sunday, will give nil Die news and will be tent to any ad dress for Cour Months For SI TJIt E EPITAPH $3 FEB TEAK Ii published every Sunday, and con tains all the news of the week as it appears in The Daily Pbospeotob- J Subacibe Now LbV ... . - rT! rfflfeJgKiiBmamtj-o, .J., ..- YjP -- j-l . , jj "JL " - ' ' "7'-?"" ii1-. -A V ? 1 m rm 5f VOLUME XXXIV TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY. ARIZONA-SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 1914 No 39 ITALY ON VERGE OF WAR WITH AUSTRIA GERMANY SUFFERING BIG REVERSES KKx4x---K--MM- UNITED GENERAL AGENCY K. 1 MARVIN. Sales Manager P. O I'-oi 33 St. DauJ, Aurora StocV KooJ Ilardvaie pectalurs of All Kinds GtOCtTK Drj Goods Will Paper Linoleums I'ainU an 1 VamiAes Agency for ?taliunalMcam Ircsjre Canning 1 actotie Automobile Imperial Caroline llatirons Mens and IVjy Clothing -wx-x--x--"X-x----k---:-x---mx-;-';"X:"-- Indian Hot Springs and Sanitaria m FORT THOMAS, GRAHAM COUNTY, ARIZONA. A noted resort for hea'th ami pleasure. 2.00 to S3. OX) per day. Twenty, minutes rule from Hot Sorinns station. Tbo wonderful waters aro recommended to cure Rheumatism, Gout, Dropsy, Liver, Kidney and siomicb troubles. Large p'nnga and swimming pool. THE BEST OF HUNTING AND FISHING AT ALL TIKES. Alexander Bros., Proprietors Holding Them Up! The Meat Tru3t may hold up the prices of meats, but we hold up the quality. ,Ve won't buy wbat is not first class. We insist on the best, because ,our customers must have lull value. Whatever You May Want We Will Supply to You Ai.d it shall be all that could be expected in the way of QUALITY. We invite you to call at our shop or phone No. 65, and prompt at tention will be jauven to your order, delivered at your door McCargo Gl Preston Successors to C. L. dimming Cost lets than half aj much as the milk raised calves. Increase jour promts by using Blatchford's Golf Meal Tk petiett mllsT sabal tow BertMsK- A lor (ret book. "How to ftllse Cilrcf ltko9t milk." YorBiea&4if- OUR SPECIALTIES High grade garden (lower and field seed. Perlection Hen Focd Perfection Chick Food. Perfection Masb. Cotton Seed Product. Rock Salt. Hay and grain; Stock and poultry remedies Orders Filled Promptly WRITE FOR CATALOG W. D. El Paso Wise a Co. Texas ! TAILOR A SHOE SHGPt X Fred NtisibaurnerTrcp. Ladies, Mens' Suits Cleaned, Tressed , and altered Shoe Repairing A I A Next to I'ostofcce, Tombstone, Ariz ( 0. K. Liueiy Barn Mere Goon. Prop Kifs or team to hire for light or beay haalin at way time Haroess and Shoe Shop In Connrcuoa ANOTHER BATTLE ON NORTH SEA IS IMMINENT TODAY RUSSIANS HAVE GROSSED VISTULA RIVER INTO GERMANY AND ARE MARCHING INLAND LONDON. August 29. The British in northeastern France have been driven back to a new line. The Germans are holding Cambrai, it is stated today, according to dis patches to the London Express aud The Daily Mail. A Paris dispatch to the Times, however, asserts that the Eng lish had advanced to th- Belgian line to meet the enemy, h is reported that the Belgians are engaging the Germans at AfoUii-ias- Itis believed they are about to attack- Brussels, LONDON, August 29. Another Anglo German naval engagement in the North Sea is believed to be impending today. The announcement of another defeat of thb Kaisers naval forces is taken to mean that the British Empire has Uiken themselves to the tak of driving out and demoraliz sng the enemy. LONDON, August 29 Thrown into panic b the ap proach of the Russians, the citizens of Bantzig. have begun o show anti-foreign demonstrations ST. PETERSBURG, August 29. Despite the German resistance, the foreign office today announced the occupation by the Russians of Allensteiu, Prussia. PEKIN, August 29. The Japanese landing of Troops at Kiau Chau was prevented today by heavy German shelling according to advices received here. It is beleived that the Japanese will not have much difficulty in taking the outer forts and blockading ships in the harbor. HULL, England, August 29. Two cruisers searching in the North Sea today lor mines were blown up and the entire crews lost. THS HAGUE, Holland, August 29. Though the Ger man cavalry is reported to be operating on French soil from Lille almost to Cambrai on the south, the allies are still hold ing the invaders back, it is stated. BERLIN (via Amsterdam), August 29. l'lie war office announced the German defeat ot the Russians near Allen- stetn. that the Oerman defense is becoming defective is the assertion had along with the statement that the Russians had been checked. AVTUrPDP A.,..f ...TUTJt.!. .... U s 4l L 1J1V1 . i 1UUU31 . a SIC 4JCIU1C1113, DIUtll UV llll destruction ol Ijuvaine, were vigorously offensive again today. 11 is reported me attempt was mane 10 cue me uermaus on from communication. Already Germany ha3 been forced to withdraw 40,000 men from Belgium. TROUBLE LOOKED POR AT NACO GEN. GALLES REPORTED CAMPED AT DEL RIO, WITH OVER 2500 MEN AWAITING CONFERENCE NACO, Ariz August 29. It is rumored here on the American side today that in case the negotiations now on in Nogales, Sonora, between Generals Villa and Obregi n with Gov Maytorena to adju;t the situation, fighting is liable to be begun here immediately. Gen Calles. military commander of the constitutionalists, who is encamped at Del Rio, near Cananca, it is reported on reliable authorit), has issued orders to all ranchers of the district to have horses ready in cafee they are called upon. It is known here that between 2500 and 2700 men are in camp at Del Rio and most of these are mounted. Gen Hill who was sent down to adjust matters is not here today. It is believed that he is also at Nogales. BERLIN, August 29. The war office has ordered that the Russian advance in Germany must be checked immedi ately. Confidence is expressed in Berlin that the German troops will hold the Czar in check. i . - . .. ,33, " iUomre 2 ' X R. V. Saunders Trop X A15AYER . CHEMIST A. L. Pellegrin Totwtt V- Aar- Protnpt, careful personal attention to all work 17 S. Stone Atc Tucson, Ariona. Trips made to any cint in the county at any time. Call or phoae Phone 7a Tombstone. Arui. FH M M 0vfr ST. PETERSBURG. August 29. The Russians occu pied the important city of Komsburg today. The Germans have taken refuge in the citadell where they are isolated. The entire Russian forces have crossed the Vistula river. Ihe Germans had declared that the Russians could not cross the "Vistula, but the Russians are shoving their way across just as they had planned, and as announced. ROME. August 29.Under heavy pressure the Italian irnimrninpnt ic clmvlv nrnfrPSsincT fnumrrl; vaar. Tli npnnl angered by the Austrian mobilization on the frontier, are de manding immediate action by the government. iNewspaprs are demandine an Austrian explanation. It is rumored that an ultimatum to Vienna is near, The foreign office has insisted that Italy remain neutral. It is certain that no aid will be lent Germany or Austria. Such a move would be revolution. Public feeling has reached a high pitch. PARIS, August 29 The routing by the Russian cavalry of thiee squadrons of Gfrmans near Peterhon is announced by the French war office late thisafternooD. ANOTHER BILLY DEL BRIDGE LETTER The fnllnwinc ij ncother Delbridsc letter tn the Bisbee Ore, and eu-ske wonders (or tbe big valUy: "We left Ccchi-ewith many a hand clasp wisntDg u success. Arriving at Fearoe stemet Bill Qobring, old time Bisbeeite, and le't at borne at once. Meeting Jnage .MonmoDier shortly alter, tbe genial gentlemen kind!) introduced u to a number ol well kcown tesidentf. Toe people are loyal to Pearce and expect the loin to comrnf ose producing asain soon. About 30 cr 40 men wire retained, so tbey let! tbatit is lar better than it might have been. "Thfejr have a splendid up to date nlant contistine of a mill, boilt and power plant that will yet make Pearce ham. "Walking along we met Tango Johnson. Saje Tango lo Billy, how are yonT Says Billy to Tango, I'm fine. "Says Tango to Billy, we're for yfu, from San Simon South lo tbe line. "Do you set me? Jfuff ssid. "Mr GalUglier said ' there are ro mrny politicians oround we tie our dogs in the tck yrd (or fear they will bark tbemsehea to death. We went to the Light distrj" next day to sire, np be vallsy and find oat what manner o' pople we had building up this end ol tr-e county. Ynn ahr.nld have been aloof. Alter 16 mile over a road that would be de cet I if the supervirors would just send a few eslvsniied culverts out there, we arrived at tbe store, saw among others Hi . Farwell. old time Lo ll blacksmith. He is doing well and putting up nsw shop. Stop ping 1 Mr Jordan's place we sw a real silo. It was tte firet we bad seen. It is 12 feet in diameter atd 27 feet 1 igb, will feed 35 bead ff stock this winter. Profit $20 per bead. This i just a little side iesue for p.cket mony. Mr Jordan has p5 acres under cultivation and does not irrigate. At Mr Hand's place we Joined a group under tbe shale who were leisurely deyucring a stefrmela on, ssy' Talk abont your me'onr We really were ashamed of ourselver. The crrps were fine, peaches ga'o:e, melons, corn, etc. All w.thout imz tion . Stopped with H U Williams over night. A fine adobe boute, yet unfinished, built from adobes made on the ground, tells the story of cheap homes and tberrost comfortable. 'Beans, cane, Kaffir corn, etc , were all growing fine. Williams said, "no mire hot stopes for rae." Walking across to his neighbor, Mr Boyd, t. very fine fe'low from Texep, we cross ed a 45 acre field of Kaffir corn that waved resplendent in ihe sunshine as far as the eye could see. About feet 3 bieh and thick as could b. No irri - ga'ion. We met Geo, Simpson, one tirre a Bisbee miner He has 80 acres of beans, looking fine. Smiling like a basket of cbips was George and doing well. "O S Pratt has about 150 acres cultivated Corn, beans. He, with hogs and stock roaming aruund, that to'd the story of success order care ful management. O D Clapp bat about 300 aeres cultivated. 150 or mo-e ol beans that are clean and fine. Real money rolls in from crops like the e. W L Frisbie has 55 of beans. Frank Geers 100, aside from other crop". "Fred Williams, school teacher is plauting trout in bis pend and rais ing crops as well. Everywhere these people are working and developing tbe district and I ringing Cochise to the front. They are a credit to any ermrouni'y." BILLY DELBRiDGE. GOV. HUNT AP PROVES FENCE ON BORDER A Phoenix dispatch says: At the request ot the Live Stock Ssnitar) board. Governor Hunt has l ii ed in tbe movement tn have the gosdrnmeut build a barbed wiro fence along the internatiooal border, ea,t and west o' Nogales to prevent the importation of tick iifected Mexican cattle. Ihe government today received a long letter from Sam B Btadner, sec retary ot the beard detailing thecon- d tion tbtt exist It appears that number ol cattle have bten smuggled across the line of late, in violation of tbe law requiring ihe dipping of im po fed cattle. Their brands show that they came from districts in Mexi co infected with cickf. At great ex pense tbey are now Leing collected and returned to their original owner. Upon receipt of the communication Irom Secre'ary Bradner, Gov. Hunt wrote the department of agriculture urging tuat a fence be built along tbe border. SPECIAL LAND AGENT HERE ON BUSINESS T. B. Lsngford , srecisl agent for the department of agriculture with headquarters, at Phoenix was (inarm al in Tombstone today accompanied by his wife. Mr Landlord is on a mission involving several bomettead entries in the Sulphur Springs valley and will be here for several day. CITY TAXES COMING IN RAPIDIY The tn roll f .r tbe City of Tomb stone, as turned over to City Clerk Woolery by City Assessor Hughes for the year 19il shows the valuation of property placed at $477,70.1 52 Ex emptions were made to 'be extent of $101,841, thereby I aviog a balance cf $375,923 52 total property valuation on which taxes are collectable at 1 percent on tbe valuation. Tbe date taxes become delii quent is September 15, and judging from tbe ay eolhetioos are coming in to Tax Collector Bravin it is thought that the dIir quent list will be vi ry low. Last year tbe delinquent list amounted to less lhan $100, which ts certainly a good showing. Collector Brsvin re ports property owners as paying op nicely, tbe people not wishing tn have tneir names go to the delinquent lift. 3 'vJrWr , Jr V 3.V. isj'iT .savsaaHV "' .1