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TOMBSTONE FITAPH. r VOL.-in. NO. 52. TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, .JULY 8, 1882. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAH. WEEBXF E TELEGRAPHIC. REPRESSION BILL PASSED Severe Storms Jtapoi'tcrt from Difl'erent Parts of tin; Country. Interesting News Notes from the National Capital. Arrival of Mormon Iinmigrnut.s Horse Thieves Shot-A Bill Abolishing Nevndn. Jl IMCl'.MiAXF.OUK Mli-t T.KA I. XI'.WH Wnahlngton Xotfh. Washington, July U. Tho Presi dent to-day returned to tlio Houso tlie immigration bill without his ap proval. While expressing- his entire sympathy with the object of the bill, ho pointed out several serious de fects in it. A good bill of the samo character, correctly phrased, he said, would receive his prompt assent, as public necessity and a blessing. MRS. PACHECO SICK. Mrs. Pacheco's severo illness con tinues without any great change to ward ree'evcry. Amount paid for pensious on ao-' count of the late war, to March 1st, 1882, $500,781,950. Estimated now on rolls the names of 250,000 pension-' ers of tho late war. This does not include 30,009 estimated as service pensioners on account of the war of 1812. Annual value 250,000 late war pensioners $27,500,000 and, of 30,000 of the war of 1812 pensioners $2,800,000, or an aggregate annual value of $30,300,000. The general opinion of the best informed members is that Congress will adjourn sine die on tho 17th in stant. The corucr-stoiitt of tho Garfield memorial church was hud this after noon, on Vermont uvt:nue, sito of tho Christian church, which tho Into President and family utterded. The Sunday Gnzs-tte container) the following: Tho Cabinet soerotly con sidered the propriety of tho request made by tho Chinese Minister to allorr the passage through this coun try, en route to China, of 00,000 coolies from Cuba. It was affirmed that great hardship and expense would accrue to them if they wero not allowed to take this route. Tho Kxeoutivo very properly denied tho request. The Chineso dealers in libor are endeavoring to circumvent tho law. If the Cuban coolies should bo allowed to pass through tho Unit ed States, by far tho larger propor tion of them Svould remain. Tho opinion is brewing quite gen erally among tho legal fraternity that the nine Star route cases will not bo given to tho jury, but they will bo thrown out of court by Judge Wylio and tho indictment dismissed. Tho rulings of Wylie upon tho ovidenco thus far presented justifies this con clusion, and tho counsel for the Gov ernment admit they havo taken their strongest cases first, and if tho evi dence now being submitted is not strong enough to convict, the other cases will fail. Old HiMlounries' ltemnluM Ilxhumcil. San Fkancisco, July 3. A Mon terey dispatch says the vaults of tho old Carmol Mission wero opened to day uiiler tho direction of Rev. Fa ther Cassauovo for tho purpose of exhuming the body of Father Juli pero Serra and his companion foun ders of Californian missions. Tho remains of the following were identi fied: Father John Creshin, burisd June 1st, 1782; Father Julipero Serra, buried August 28, 1584; Fa ther Julian Lopez, buried July 15, 1797; and Father Ferein Francisco Lasoum, buried Juno 20, 1803. Tho redwood coffins and the skeletons were in good condition, and portions ot silk robes and bands were still preserved. The object of exhuma tion was to set at rest doubts as to tho burial place of pioneer mission aries. An Amicable Mettleiut-ut, New Yokk, July 1. Tho officers of the Now York Central Railroad Company, advanced tho wages of their employees from to-day as fol lows: Switchmen get aclvanco of $5 per month; doormen, $3; gatemen, V2.50; parters, $2.50, and boss part ers, $5. The men are satisfied. A Cloud-Ilnrxt. BAKKi!6riKLD, Gala., July 1. The Indian settlement, Tojon Canyon, was destroyed by a flood, caused by u cloud-burst in tho neighboring mountains. Several wero drownod, und many injured by drift timber. White farmers lower down tho valley are supposed to have suffered heavy losses. Still In quarantine. San Fkancisco, July 1. Tho cab in passenaers on the steamer " City of Tokio,, refused to bo transferred to the hulk, consequently, instead of docking and discharging, the ship will bo held in quarantine. A MIsnlNHlppi Ittiire. Jackson, July 1. Tho court-houso at Magdalena was totally destroyed by fire, together with all papers and records, this morning. Drowned while Hnthlnc. Ci ovkiidalk, Cal., July 3. Fred erick Ferr, of San Francisco was drowned lore to-day while bathing. Old 'itlchelicu" on HIn Ear. Washington, July 3. The House bills introduced by Berry to abolish tho Stato of Nevada and attach it to the Stato of California, was referred. By Robinson, of Now York, a reso lution was iiitroduccd inquiring if Read's constitutional provision pro hibits any Senator or Representative being questioned for any remarks of tho speaker in debate, states that on tho 20th of January, 1882, L. Lionel Sackvillo West, accredited Minister of tho British monarchy, in this city called upon Secretary Frelinghuysen and qnestionod remarks delivered in tho House before by Robinson, and expressed his disapproval of tho reso lution of tho committee on foreign affairs, and closes with tho following resolution; Resolved that tho secre tary of Stato is directed to inform this House, without refercuco'to its iucompatability with public interest, whother said British Minister suggest an' punishment for thoso who had spoken in that debate, Jan. ?4, with out his leave, whether ho suggested the appointment of a Bntis censor to roviss before publication' the speeches delivered in tho House and Senate ; whether he suggested tho per son best fitted to administer sooth ing syrup to the British Lion when disturbod by tho Eagle's wing; who ther he suggested the official recog nizance of the New York Tribune, founded by Horace Greely, a mem ber of the Irish Directory of '48, as tho British organ in tho United States, in manifest injustice to the equal claim of the Times, and whe ther tho said British minister suggest ed that as wo had saluted tho Brit'sh flag at Yorktown, ho thought we had permanently pulled down our own, together with as full reports as pos sible of conversation which passed between said minister and the Secre tary of Stato on 25th January, 1882. A Terrible Storm. Colorado Spkings, July 3. A water spout visited this vicinity last ovoning. 1 ho center ot tlio storm was at Manitou Springs, in whioh place houses wero more or less dam aged. Tho water came down the mountains through Williams, Rux ton and Uto passes the canyons form ing a swell eight feot high, sweeping overy thing boforo it. Several parties of excursionists during the day had gone up these canyons and it is feared some havo perished. One body was washed down Williams canyon and swept past tho hotel and lodged on the iloor. A 'buss tilled with pas sengers which had started for tho train was swept from tho street and washed down and with terrible force was dashed on the rocks. All es caped with slight injuries. Tho Mani tou, Cliff, Beobe and Parker hotels wero moro or loss injured, and cattle and horses carried away. Hart street, at one timo this morning measured thirteen inches and fell breaking windows and destroying shrubbery, and ono miloof tho track of the Den ver and Rio Grando railroad, and washed away many bridges between Monitou and Colorado Springs. Loss placed at from $70,000 to $1UU,000. It is expected the reports to-morrow will disclose further loss. California nud Xcvada. Washington, July 3. Last Mon day, Cassidy, of Nevada, introduced a bill authorizing tho Legislatures of California and Nevada to provide for the annexation to Nevada of three counties in California. In a spirit of jocular reply, Berry, of California, iutroduced a bill to-day authorizing the Legislatures of California arid Nevada to make provision for tho annexation of tho State of Nevada to California and abolish the name and government of the former State. M truck by Dghtiiini;. Thuckkk, Cal., July 3. During a thunder storm yesterdny a team driven by II. W. Robert";, accom panied by a littlo boy, was struck by lightning. Both horses were killed, the carriago demolished and tho oc cupants rendered unconscious for some time, but finally recovered- Mormon IniuilsrnntH NiiW Yokk, July 3. A consign ment of proselytes to Mormonisin ar rived hero yesterday, numbering 992 under the supervision of Elder Irwin, Dr. Orgsby, missionary and thirty two missionaries of minor rank. Tho immigrants have u fair amount of luggage. Tho majority arc young people. . Tltu JtenrcNhion lllll' (ut,Ml. London, July 1. After a contin uous session of nearly thirty-two hours, tho House ot Commons passed tho Repression Bill. Beforo tho pas sage of tho measure a number of Home Rulo members wero suspended for obstructing the business of the House. IlorHc TIiIcvcm shot. San Fkancisco, July 3. A Link ville, Ore, dispatch says: Constable Beake, with two men, last Tuesday, overtook two horso thieves thoy had been tracking. A fight ensued, and ono thiof was killed and the othei mortally wounded. I.mlitnliii; Hcttlnc lire FleldH. to : rill ii Cmco,Cal. July 3.-Lightning to-day twice set firo to grain fields near Nord. Carnages light but cause unprece dented here. Xo Xccd of Untttnj; Full on Thin. Nkw Yokk, July 3. At Louis ville , Ky., at eleven o'clock this morning, Luko P. Blackburn, Gov ernor ot Kentucky, was confirmed at Christ ohurch into the Christian faith. KKSOUKCES OF ALASKA. The Wtory of n Iteturucil l'iljsrlni Twenty Feet or Snovr and Ktcrnnl Italn niul t'oR A 1'ooe Country fur n l'oor aian. .Mr. J. W. roles, who is well known among mine workers in this district, ar rived in the city Friday evening, almost direct horn Alaska. AnEriTArii reporter had a confab with him Saturday regard ing tho people, resources and prospects of Alaska, and was far from being prepossess, cd with the story of the eye-witness. Mr. Toles was in, a talking mood, ami hesitated not to detail to the leporter an epitome of Ida observations while visiting the land ot snow. JIu left Bisbco on the 23d of April last and reached Alaska on the 11th of May. lie parted, as our friend Poston would say, from the "land of the sun," to make his' fortune among the eternal chills ot tuc noun janii, and return in tuc sweet byc-nnd-liy to. spend his old ago in the genial, sultry clime of our own favored Territory. But ho was badly fooled, nis introduction to alaska was far from being strewn with loses or eveilastiug joy. True, lie admits that ho had a pleasant voyage, but as luck would have it, tho eveuing thut the gallant ship slipped anchor at Harrlsburg thcio was hell popping among tho natives. There aie several sub-divisicms among the Alaska Indians, but only two grand divisions. These latter divisions consist of the coast and interior tribes, who arc eternally at war. Tho coast men, when they have not an interior enemy to kill, will pass away tunc by killing themselves and the Interiors adopt the same course of procedure. The tribe that have a camping ground in the immediate vicinity of Harnsburg are called Yocks and they aie at deadly enmity with a sect from tlio interior called the Farkoos. On the night Mr. Toles first set his foot on our dear northern acquisitions, it chanced that a party of the Farkoos had reached Ilarrisburg as guides to a number of white men who had been prospecting in tho in tenor. Some years before tills a detach ment of Yocks had ventured inland on a hunting expedition and became engaged in a brawl with their hereditary foes. Several of the coast tribe WEUK KILLED And vengeance was thicatcued. On the identical evening ef the 11th ot May, when Mr. Toles lauded at Ilarrisburg, the Yockes had decided to pay heir debt of vengeance. There were not moro tlun six of tho interior tribe, and nearly half of them were women. The Yockes notified them that four of their tribo was killed some years bcloro, and that a like number of the visiting Indians should be turned over fot sacrifice. The rural members objected, and a flghtcom menced. The Farbooks ran to the whiles for protection, and tho latter were in honor bound to defend them, having induced the Indians to leave, their homes to guide them in safety to the coast. A squaw be longing to the visiting tribe had already been captured, and was doomed to suffer lor the sins of her tribe. About half of the white population armed themselves to defend the woman, several shots were fired, three Indians killed and several wounded, the squaw was rescued, rnd just at that moment .Mr. Toles anlvcd upon the scene. This occurred at tiik town ot' iiAitwsncRO, tho most northerly white settlement in the Territor; . There arc about 250 while men living in tho town, and not less than 100 Indians. Ilarrisburg is at present the capital of Alaska, being not more than three miles lrom Douglass Island, the lo cation of the onlyquarlz mill in the territory. Douglass Island is a niounianeous dot in the gulf, not more than fifteen miles long by live wide. A good ledge of mineral was discovered theio some two years ago that was of such promising quality as to induce capitalists to send up a five-stamp mill to crush the ore. The "Basin," the location of tlio placer diggings, is. about five miles from Ilarrisburg, in the inland. Some very promising claims aie located theie, but none of extraordinary richness. Last year the men worked fouitecn hours daily and succeeded in cleaning up about sixteen dollars a day to the man. These arc about tho only claims at present being worked in the territory. The white men, whom glowing accounts of tho mineral wealth of the Territory attracted there, aie about as DESoi.vrn a citowu as could well be scared up. Tlictc arc about 500 while men, all told, living in Alaska, and only about thirty-flvo have steady employment. These are employed at the mino et Douglass Island and receive three dollars a day and board. The In dians become good workmen after a little practice, and they can be had for $1.50 per day, so it maybe imagined that few white men are in demand. Mr. Toles assorts that Alaska is not a poor man's coun tiy. J'r-.spectiug must be done In canoes, as the countiy is unexplored and totally devoid of roads. The ground is covered with tangled brush, nud soft adhering moss that grows a foot hhji. When the objective point on a river is leaclied, na tives tuc secured to pack the necessary luggage to tho scene of operations. It is the .most unhealthy climate In the world, there being continuous rains and fog all the time. At present there is no snow on the coast, but about live miles inland Ibe snow is from ten to twenty feet deep. The four towns of Wrangel, Sitka, llochcuoe and Ilairisburg, are on the coast, within a radius of fifty miles of each each other. All the white men in tho ter ritory leslde in these settlements, except the few who may be out prospecting when the snow clears oir tho ground. Living is tolerably cheap in the Torri toiy, Hour being worth from two dollars to two dollars and a quarter a sack. Potatoes are sold for three and a half cents a pound and everything else in proportion. Most of the houses are made of logs, though there are a lew made of lumber. The na tives subsist almost entirely on tlslt and oil, the -litter being ab stracted from the porpoKo and other inhabitants of the dcen. The oil the natives drink with thesame lelish that civilized people get away with whisky. It must not be supposed from this that the natives could not drink whisky if they got a chance. Oh! no! they wouldn't; they would simply give their cyc3 for ii. As it is, they manufactuio an infamous com pound called "Hochr.noe," that has the ef fect of gelling them blazing drunk, and whilo in that condition things nrc decided ly lively. There is very little amusement for wluie men at Alaska. Adanco house bus been rigged up at Ilarrisburg, and three nights a week the fiee and indepen dent children of Uncle Sam will waltz with the dusky beauties of the Territory until broad daylight. Mr. Toles says there is no sueli tiling as virtue among the ALASKA INDIAN WOMEN. Kvery white man in the island possesses a harem ot four oi five women. To be the mistress of a white man is the highest am bition of an Indian woman in that happy land. They aro a good looking race of people, being of a light copper color, very lithe and graceful in appearance, with very legular fcatuics. On "steamer day," when the boat from Sau Francisco arrives the women assemble on the wharf and trv to corral a brevet husb.uid befoio ho has yet soiled his boots with Alaska mud. Five hundred miles north of Ilarrisburg the Yukon river Hows into llio ocean. This stream is navigable for 1,500 miles, and at its source some of the finest placer diggings on the continct are supposed to exist. This is the objectivo point of the Schieftelin expedition, which nearly every person in Alaska predicts will be a failure, so far as any definite and lasting results are con cerned. There is no law in Alaska, the com mander of a sloop-of-war, sailing along the coast, being (lie actual despot of the Terri tory. Strange as it may seem, the people are verv quiet and peaceable and are In no way anxious for an established form ot government. When there is a killing or nny other grevious crime committed the culprit is secured, the sloop of war signal ed, mid he is turned over to the comman der, who sends him to Portland, Oregon, where ho is tried. Mr. Toles is decidedly of the opinion that Alaska is a poor place for a poor man lo go to seek his fortune. There is absolutely no resource and the men there at present are aching for a chance to go home, but they are all broke, and gradually getting down to the level ot the natives. It is undoubtedly a fine place to keep away from, and tho?o who leave Arizona to seek their fortunes there will find themselves "left in a cold day." Meeting of tho Tombstone Itc -llenii Hull-Grand Matlicrincr of Sixteen noshes City vprflUH Country. The Tombstone Republican Club met last Satuiday in the Court House, President Can- in the chair. The l estimations of Secretary Kelly and Assistant Secretary E. M. Carr were accepted, and B. C. Qulglcy and C. I). Rcppy were elected to take their places, respectively. A discussion ensued as to club accommodations in the way of quarters, which ended In desultory conver sation. During the discussion tho EriTAni repottcr passed the time in counting those present, and found there were just twenty seven, including spectators. The roll cfdl had beeu dispensed with, owing to the fact probably that a quorum of the club was not present. Quigley tlieg read the minutes to President Carr (both Ihcse gentlemen, by-the-by, holding the same relative positions in the City Coun cil), when Judge Dioblo excitedly called attention to the fact that his name was left out of the fifteen that con stitute the Tombstone proportion and tho majority of the Republican County Cen tral Committee. This mistake being recti fied, the leport .of the Finance Committee was called for. The only report rendered was from one of the members, who stated that he had only just discovered that ho belonged to that committee. The execu tive committee concluded not to report until next meeting. When tho unfinished business was announced by tho chair, the true inwardness ot the night's work developed itself. A proposition was made that the club proceed to tho election of a member of the County Central Committee, to fill the vacancy caused by the emigration of Banning to Alaska. Assistant District Attorney Williams sprang to his feet, and earnestly denounced tho right of a club to usurp tho functions of a central committee. Ho asserted that the club could recom mend but not elect; that the committee should fill its vacancies itself. He then moved that John It. Farrcl bo recommend cd by the club as its choice for the vacant place. Dibble argued that the city should select its own representatives, and not tiust to a committee composed jointly ot city and country members. The anxiety of Dibble and his follow ers evidently aiesc from a desire to keep the majority of the committee in the city. Nash agreed with Williams, and tlio latter clinched his. remarks. Cuddy suggested that the club could take no notice of vacancies in the central committee, as that body alono can deter mine officially whether or no vacancies exist. Resignation, if any, can only be received by the committee. President Carr then suggested that beforo the matter came to a vole, those in the hall who desired to become members had better sign the roll. Four men came forward and signed. A viva voce vote was then had, which re sulted iii division being called for, dis closing nine votes for and seven against tho motion of Williams, which was de clared carried. This vote disclosed the strength of the club attendance sixteen, including the four new members. Dibble then moved that the executive committee secure a room for club meet ings. Carried. A motion was then made lo adjourn, but the chair was being so earnestly "chinned" by Dibble that it lost its head until awak ened by the angry inquiry of a member, whether there was any business for the club. Tho announcement was then made Ihat the meeting stood adjourned, with u request that those members of the Central Committee present, remain for the trans action of business. Nothing was done, however, except that Clark Churchill, the chairman of the Republican Territorial Ceulral Committee, was vigorously cursed for his appointment of representation to the Territorial Convention. The 3! UsIiik J.InK in tho J rand lteport. Jury The following is a cony of the report of uiu suo-commiuee oi me uranu .) ury, con stituting the missing link iu the general report: Tomiistonk, Arizona, May 24, 1832. To Larkin W. Cirr, Foreman of the Grand Jury of Cochise County, now in session: Tho undersigned committee, appointed by you to examine the County Recorder's and Clerk's offices, wish lo submit the fol lowing leport: Wo found tho records of the county kept in a neat and satisfactory manner, and the charges, as far as we could asccitain, were icasonable and not above that allowed by statute. The bond of the County Recorder wo consider good, beiug Cook, Vizina, Trlbolel'aud P. W. Smith. The building is as well guarded against fire as any that could have been selected. We also examined the books of the Clerk of the Court, and lound things in a verv unsatisfactory condition, it appealing to us that he was not only charging extortinatc prices, but demanding that persons make a deposit of money for labor unperformed, and also neglecting lo file and keep iu place, papers in criminal actions sent up from Justices' courts. We. therefore, re commend that the present grand jury, as soon as practicable," send for the books iu the Clerk of the Court's hands, and give them a thorough investigation. We also find that the bond of (he Clerk is entirely worthless, it having been given by Lord arid Williams who havo become insolvent. We recommend that the Supervisors be ie quested lo sec that a good bond is given. Alex. Wight, Chairman. W.M. R ITCH IK, 15. Block. Thus, time makes all things even. The grand jury report is now published iu full, and those who weio so eager to see it can satiate their curiosity. Wo procured the copy from Mr. Wight, chairman of sub committee, and he in'cirms us that he did not act from a spirit of hate, or spile, but solely for tho puulic good. He wa under oath to perforin certain duties and hl be did conclentiously. THE RACKS LAST MONDAY. Oood Nport and l'lenty of Fun. The races at Doling's driving park last Monday afternoon were not as well attended as they should be. However, there was a very respectable gathering, with unlimited enthusiasm, and an overflow of fun. The race track is about a mile and a quarter from the heart of the city, on the old Con tention road. The track is a very good one, the arrangements perfect, and it is astonishing why the grand sport of horse racing is not moro generally indulged in. The track was laid out about a couple of years ago by Doling. A nice saloon build ing and office has been erected on the grounds, and a stable, perfect in its ar rangements, has also been built. This lalter building contains nine comfortable stalls, and is a model of neatness. Tho liar is well supplied with liquors and cigars, and the track is kept in perfect re pair. The great rice yesterday was between J. O. Dunbar's Comanche Joe and F. BJ Boatman's Prince. This contest has been the subject of more than ordinary interest for the past week, and warm partisans of both horses were on tho ground yesterday. Keno Ike sold pools on the race, and most of the spectators present took a shy at the goddess of chance. Comanche Joe was the favorite at the pool table, thouss'u Prince nad quite a number ot uaciccrs. I'rouiptly at three o'clock the horses were drawn up in frcnt of the judges' stand. Comanche Joe was ridden by W. I. Perry, and was not in good condition in consequence of a severe sickness he underwent the dap pre vious. J. II. Behan and Bob Turner were chosen Judges, and A. T. Jones was ap pointed referee. The horses started off in tine style, but cro a bundled yards were passed over, it was easily to be seen that Joe would bo the winner. Tho horses were boih handled well, and Comancbc passed tho judges' stand some thirty feet ahead of his competitor. Time of race fifty-two seconds. The amount of money that changed bauds on the event was away up in the hundreds and tho lucky ones weie loud in praise of tho winning horse, while the disappointed ones were equally displeased with the performance of Prince. The next race wasascrubgathciing.and four horses were entered. Mr. Dunbar's black was the lucky winner, and Perry tlio successful rider of the "star" contest also carried off tins prize. Henry Fry, the owner of one of the "racers," was not satisfied, and another challenge went forth. This timo a mile heat was run, the two others being half mile dashes. Perry was again the winner, though the "sorrel" proved himself game, and John Lang, the rider, performed his part lo perfection. Considerable money changed hands on the last contest, the spectators being about equally divided on the mcritsof the horses. The best of good feeling prevailed, and everybody left satisfied with the day's sport. A number of ladies graced the occasion with their presence, and took a lively interest in the res ill of the different contests. Doling has offered a purse of sixty-five dollars, free to all saddle horses, to-day, and those who fail to attend will miss the groat event of the season. Olllcinl ItcrordH. The following instruments have been filed for record in the County Recorder's office: rOWKlt OP ATTOltNEV. II. Lowensteiu to II. Solomon ; special. B. Lcvcnthal to II. Snlrmon; to dis charge mortgages. DKEDS TO HEAi ESTATE. J. Montgomery to D. Stoit, J ranch near Antelope Springs J. V. Vickcrs et ai. to Fort Wayne M. Co., the Northern Queen; $5. J. V. Vickcrs ctal. tc Fort Wayne M. Co., theMcCIcllau; $500. LOCATION NOTICES. J. B. Noxson, the Oriole, Tombstone district. II. C. Dibble, the Crescent and others, Tombstone district. Xotiee to Taxpayers. The Assessment Roll of Cochise Couuty forthej'ear 1882, having been completed and turned over to me, clerk of the Board of Supervisors, notice is hereby given that tho Board of Supervisors will meet as a Board of Equalization on Monday, July 3d, 1882, at their office in the Mining Ex change Building in the city of Tombstone. RiciiAitn Rulu, JeSO-lw Clerk of the Board. Itourd of Supervisors. Board of Supervisors met, pursuant to adjournment. Present Chairman Joyce, and Super visors Vizina and Solomon. Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved. On motiou of Supervisor Yizma, the Board adjourned until July 5th, at 11 o'clock. Riciiaiid Rulb, Clerk. Attention is again called to the criminal carelessness displayed in leaving shafts unpioleeled. Near the Menimac mine on the Charleston road, a shaft fifteen feet deep is in :m unprotected condition near the public higl way. A few evenings ago a man on horseback nanowly escaped riding into it. Some action should bo taken to piotcetthc public from such death traps. Mr. Melville Leslie, the assistant mar shal who enumeiated the census of Tomb stone, deserves credit lor the complete manner in which he peilbrincd his work. He wishes us to lelurn thanks to the rleople of Tombstone for tho universal kindness and courtesy with which he was trolled while preparing the census. Neil Price lias taken the stage manage ment ot the Bird Cage theatre, and is making that institution a first-class variety theatre. 1'rice is tho best variety man out side of the great cities, but is at present suffering seriously from a severe cold. Mulligiu and Cohen make a fine team and never fail to bring down tlio house. It is reported that the Randolph Mining Company havo leased the quartz mill at Waterdale, until such timo as a commodi. ous null can lie erected at the nunc. Mr. Sorin is making good progress in collecting his specimens for the Exposi tion. Tombstone district will have a grand exhibit at Denver. James Long, Doling's brother-in-law, was killed in a mill at Arcada, Humboldt county, California, on June 25th. senor Do la Fucnta, Mexican Collector of Customs at San Pedro, has tesigned, in consequence of poor health. It is reported that llio men wounded in the lecent row at Charleston are recover ing. The stages enter Tombstone loaded down with people every day. TOMBSTONE PEOPLE. live ThouHand Three llundrcd-A Careful Census Given Us Where They All Come From. The last Legislature ordered a ceust!s of the Territory.in order to determine and ad. just a proper apportionment of represent atives to tho next legislative assembly. This impoitant work has just been com pleted in Cochise county by Census Mar shal Breakcnridge, who was chosen to per form that important work by the Board of Supervisors. The work has been carefully and conscientiously done, and the result is very flattering to this county. A care ful examination gives Cochise a popula tion of 9,047. Considering that tho coun ty is only about aycar auda half old, and that wc have had many set-backs, this must be considered a very good population. Tombstone has within her limits 5,300 people. Twcnty.four different nationali- ties combine to create this population, and nearly every quarter of the globe isre srer" " efc3 ij resented. The natives of Ame? soil count more than all the forciJLiLJ .combined, though a largo majority can not be boasted of. The Irish co' ie mxt. with the Germans close alter. T w atives ui .cngianu arc next on tuc it, - uanaua comes up almost oy tuc siuc 01 tne mother country. The number of people irom tuc dominion is astonishing, 'the late Lord Beaconsficld look frequent occa sion to say that citizens of tho Republic were' emigrating to Canada in droves, while tho subjects of Her Majesty In the Dominion were holding fast to the land of snow. Through the courtesy of Mr. Mel ville Leslie, census enumerator for Tomb stone, we are enabled to lay before our readers the complete and correct census ot the city. The following comprises our population : Americans 2880 Irish 559 English 279 Scotch 87 Canada 254 Geimanv. 300 30 ' 40 12 33 39 48 Austria Norway and Sweden. . . . .; Russia Switzerland Italy France Belgium Portugal Greece Turkey Mexican 423 South American. 3 5 1 1G o 245 West India Islands Hawaiian Islands Australasia Hindostan China Total 5,300 It will bo seen from tho above table that English speaking people are largely in the majority. Out of our entire population there are but 1,240 people whose mother tongue is not English. Of the Mexicans, perhaps a large number may be natives of the Territory though claiming Mexico as tho land of their nativity. As can be seen China looms up pretty well, far away Hin dostan has representatives, the Sandwich Islands have not iorgottcn us, and the West Indies help to swell our numbers. . In glancing over tho census books, it was learned that Americans affiliate with the Irish more than with any other for eigners, that tho English club together in pairs, the Canadians in groups ot three or four, the Chinese in droves, the Mexicans in the same quarter. The Irish are the least clanish of the foreigners, and mix in discriminately willi other peoples, while tho English almost invariably live to gether. DIBBLE'S LITTLE BUBS. Slcptinc of the Itepubllrati County Committee. The Republican County Committee met at the Court House Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Mayor Carr, Chairman of the County Committee, presiding, and a fair scattering of the members were present. On motion of Judge Dibble, J. R. Farrcll was elected a member of the committee to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mr. Banning, who departed for Alaska re cently. Dibble kept the reins well in hand and steered the boys just as he pleased. On motion, a committee was appointed to prepare ail address to the voters of Cochise county. J. O. Dun bar. A. J. Bitter aud Horace Jones were appointed such.conimiftee. The Chairman of tha Republicau Terri torial Committee was handled without gloves for the masterly manner in which lie succeeded in cheating the Cochise county Republicans out of their proper representation iu tho Territorial Conven tion. On motion of Mr. Farrel, a com mittee composed of Messrs. Farrel, Dibble, Jones, Stewart and Bradly was appointed to draw up a protest to the Territorial Committee against the act of the chairman in denying Cochise county representation in the convention. The meeting then took a recess until seven o'clock in the evening. At the evening session a good-sized row wuis for a while on the tapis. Clark Churchill, tho chairman of tho Territorial Committee, appointed Judge Dibble a member of the Territorial Commilleo from Cochise county without consulting the wishes of the brethren iu this particular locality. The solecticn did not suit the little " bubs," and a grand kick was about to be made by the young and foolish membeis of the committee. Much whispering and caucusing was carried on and an effort made to secure united action in senJing a suub to Churchill. Editor Dunbar, however, managed to turn his blarney loose on the members and the "big gun" was allowed to go unspiked. August 12th was the day set for holding the pri maries, and delegates to the county nomi- nating convention, and the convention for choosing delegates to tlo Territorial Con vention will be held at the same time. It is generally supposed, that this is a Dibble move to have both classes of delegates ap pointed at the same time, as it will save him the trouble of selecting delegates on two different occasions. A committee of one was appointed from each ward in Tombstone, and precinct in the county, on registration, the duty of tho committeeman being to sec that each voter In his baile wicli was properly registered. The following apportionment of mem bers of the Couuty Committee was made: Tombstone, three from the wards and three at large; Benson, four; Charles ton and Bisbce, three each; Huachuca, two, Rnd the smaller towns of the county two each. Judge Dibble, as usual, furnished a great proportion of tho chin music, and though the boys seriously contemplate revolt at times, still he manages to keep them well in hand. Editor Dunbar, as peacemaker, is a success, and his position as oil-pourer on the troubled weters Is now-assured. 'I'lie Mkoodeowobskooli. Chicago Times. In his lively scoring of the Com mittee on Commerce for bringing its log-roll of seventeen millions to be dredged from tho treasury in the name of sanbars and snags,Mr. Cox, of New York, professed deep con cern because tho committee, which had found out every other rivulet in the committeemen's district had quite overlooked the lovely and placid Skoodoowobskook, a stream said to murmur somewhere in the woods of Maine, and to bo quite as worthy of the attention of the engineers of the United States as any other of the rills that are to go rejoicing to the sea with the overilow of the treasury. He desired tho clerk to read, if he could, some sweet poetry regarding the Skoodoowobskook, of which he did not profess to be the author. The lines, every ono of which was greeted with laughter, for your Congressman is.r f"y- m a merry a mood as when isj ' -yj m 'I merry a mood as when I I 0 .'ght home to him that C ' 2,.?' .2 he exchequer by act of UcngTpss,'iv.fcs follows: O maid with the hair that is yellow, Tis timo that your horn, you rcvoou ; kw nicr r(Llvjlh !fclloX- rjv lhfi lipnnlit'nl hknrxliSiwnliiTnn'- By the beautifuTbkoodoOwobsJToo'.:. And there where Ibe grasses the brooks kiss, In the prettiest kind of a nook, Where' tho swift-running Skoodoowoh skooksls Pours into the Skoodoowobskook. Our lives like the streams shall commingle, For heaven no further we'll look ;. Then come it is wrong to live single O come to the Skoodoowobskook. Iu this lovely terrestrial Eden I'll teach you to fish with a hook; The fishes are plenty, O maiden, In the crystalline Skoodoowobskook I Our food shall be trout from the waters, Which you to your sweet taste shall cook; Come, fairest of Uncle Sam's daughters, To tne banks of the Skookoowobskook. A short distance from Buena Vista, Cal., is a cave inhabited by spiders of enormous size. The cave was dis covered last December by a party of sight-seekers. The spiders are about the size of small birds, and make a strange sound while weaving their web. Tho webs aro so tough and the fibres so largo that it is impos sible to break them. We believe this lie is fresh this year. Boston Post. In a provincial town the low come dian of the theater is giving a series of imitations at the cafe, to the ex ceeding great joy of his companions. "Is there any one else you would like to have me imitate?" he finally asked the proprietor. "Oh, sir," gently replies that long suffering person, "if you would ouly imitate some of the people that pay." A Brussels journalist describes Sarah Bernhardt's husband, M. Da malas, as "a tall, handsome young fellow, distinguished in his move ments and appearance, and with the stuff off a good actor in him." Tho phylloxeras is still working havoc in Southern Austria. Various systems for combating the scourge havo been tried and abandoned. It is now proposed to plant American vines in the ravaged district. Tho grand medal of the French Society for the Protection of Ani mals has just been awargod to the witty and versatile writer Aurelien Scholl, or his story entitled "Le Roman de Follette." A fair American, Miss Amy Fay, is tho author of an unambitious but interesting volume of German sou venirs entitled "Musikstudien in Deutschland," which has just been published in Berlin. Clesinger's statue of Marceau, which is eventually to form part of the decoration of the Ecole Militare, Paris, has been temporally set up in the open place frontiing the Palais de l'Industrie. Quack and dupe aro upper side and under side of the self-same sub stance. Turn up your dupe into the proper fostering element and ho him self can become a quack. Carlyle. Giovanni Borera, author of ''Bar ba Andrea" and other works, has complctod his new comedy, "Le Nostre Modele," which he has wri ten in the Nenetian dialect. A prose comedy in three acts, en titled Rotten Row, by an anonymous English author, has boen accepted at the Paris Gdeon, and will be produc ed next season "What a curious idea that is of yours, my dear, to put jour poor dear husband's portrait in the dining room!" "Oh, I put him there as a bit of still life." Verdi was refused admittance at tho Paris Opera tho other night by an over-zealous functionary', because ho was not in the convential "claw hammer." Somo interesting experiments with M. Oriolly's automatic firo extin guishing apparatus were made in Paris, near tho Courcelles Railway station, on May 19. Excellent photographs of the var ious phases of tho eclipse of the sun visible in Paris wero taken at the ob servatory and at Montsouria. Ivan Tourgueneffand Octavo Feu illet havo been dangerously ill. Both are, however, now on the highroad to recovqry. An exhibition of electricity and electrical apparatus is to bo held at Vienna in Soptember and October next. ts.