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TOMBSTONE WEE LY EPITAPH.
V0L.-1V. NO. 4.
TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA,' A 'UST 5, 1882.
FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR.
A Probable l.le.
New York, July 29. A dispatch
from Nutt station, N. M., says: Great
excitement is caused in this vicinity
liy the discovery of new deposits of
extraordinary rich silver ore at Lake
Valley, ten miles from here, in the
Black Range, in an old shaft of the
Sierra mine. A vein of chloride and
horn silver" forty foot thick has been
disclosed this week. Tho influx of
prospectors is so largo that the hostile
Apaches who committed numerous
outrages hereabouts last year have
fled from thoir conips and havo gone
over tho border. Tho Atchison, To
pekn and Santa Fo railroad company
have-laid out a branch road from
here to Lake valloy, and theruslr to
the new mining district is increasing
A Terrible Hcouricr.
Laredo, Tex., July 29. Advices
from Matamoras, Max., are that a
fever which has been prevalent there
called malarial, proves to be a most
virulent type ot yellow fever. It is
rapidly spreading and black vomit
accompanies it.. There has been a
number of deaths in the past four
days and tho disease is regarded as
epidemic. A Colonel, late of the
Mexican army, lost his wife and
daughter and is now dying himself.
Brownsville and Matamoras havo
' been quarantined against tho lower
Rio Grande towns. Great excitement
and consternation oxists throughout
the States of Tomarelpas and Nuevo
Leon, Mex. The news was received
here yesterday, and disbelieved, but
the coast cities will be quarantined
against at onoo. Steamers havo
been freely plying be.twecn Mata
moras aud the older Gulf towns.
Dispatohcs from Austin confirm the
news above given, and says the State
health officer there has notified tho
New Orleans authorities of his ao
tion, and will pickot tho Rio Grande
with rangers if necessary.
Want More Protection,
Long Branch, July 29. Repre
sentatives of the flax growing and
spinning interests wore before tho
Tariff Commission to-day. They
stated that tho protection afforded by
tho tariff is not sufficient. They claim
same as accorded tho cotton, worsted,
and silk manufacturers, and recom
mend' an increased duty on manu
facturers of hemp and juto; also on
raw and dressed 11 ax and hemp.
Cumberland. Md.. Julv'ZC'. ThoH
committee of the Centra Company's
mines to-day formally declined tc re
sume on tho company's terms. Tho
company ordered lumber shipped for
barracks for foreign labor, and order
ed tho police to report at their mino
early to-morrow when the contrac
tors becin their work.
Yellow Fever In aiatauioras.
Matamoras, Mex., July 29. Fever
is very provalent. It was called ma
larial fever, but proves to bo yellow
fever of the most virulent type, and
is rapidly spreading. Brownsville
and Matamoras are quarantined by
all the lower Rio Grande towns.
There is great excitement and con
sternation. Cold-Blooded Murder
San Luis Obispo, OaI., J"ly 29.
An Vnrvlicl. .Iiatn.linixla. .. a4 'P
i. iiiuau oiiuu-iiciudi lia. vi4 A
I.i. Lewis, was murdered on rismo
ranch this morning. He had been
buying sheep and It is supposed was
murdered for his money. He was
stabbed twice, his throat cut and a
gash over tho eye.
Pott.sviu.12, Pa., July 29J Tho
strike of miners recently near colliery
Shenandoah, terminated upon t tie
proprietors granting an advance.
A Sow York Fire.
Nem York, July 31. Hccker &
Co.'s great flour mills wero burned.
Five hundred men wero imploycd,
and all escaped, it is believed. There
may, however, be some livos lost.
It is not known when the fire
started or how. Truman's buildings,
adjoining, were soon a mess of flames,
rising one hundred feet above the
roof. Tho heat drove the tenants
from tho tenement houses across the
street, and then the flames devoured
the houses with all the goods. In a
brief period fifteen houses were in
flames. The Cro oxtended from 19-1
Cherry street up to several houses
beyond Pino street. Tho Piko streot
flour mills walls fell in, killing two
firemen, and it was then learned that
four factory hands had perished '.in
tho flames, and it was reported a
number of those residing in tho tene
ment house across the street had been
burned to death. The loss cannot
, be under S7.000.000. Tho spice mills
of Sawyer, Beers & F'sher were also
burned. There is no confirmation of
the report that six lives wore lost.
One fireman was seriously hurt and
two others- ovorcomo with tho heat.
Geo. V. Hecker says the stock and
machinery was woith $100,000, the
buildings $200,000, all a total loss.
The insurance will cover losses,
An Important Discovery.
Cincinnati, July 31. It has just
transpired that Georgo T. Doughty,
Secretary of the Cincinnati and Now
Orleans & Texas Railroad has mado
an over issuo of 1100,000 worth of
stock of tho road, which was cashed.
The discovery was not mado till the
death of Doughty, somo months ago.
Fears for nn Excursion Party.
Chicago, July 31. A special dated
last night from Boston, says: The
steamer Stamford, licensed lo carry
GOO passengers, left port for Ply
mouth this morning at 10 o'clock,
with nearly a thousand passengers on
board. She should have reached hor
destination at 1:30 p. m., but did not
arrive until 4 p. in., she was so heavi
ly loaded, ono of her guards was
always down. The passengers wero
so frightened that 2")0 of them char
tered a special train on .the Old Col
ony road, and came up that way, re
fusing to roturn by boat. Tho
Stamford was to leave Plymouth at 8
p. m., in which case sho would not
arrive hero before 11:30 p. m. Great
excitement is caused to-night by a
rumor that sho had been lost. Prob
ably, however, the repor rose Irom
impcrfoct knowledge oft facts just
stated and that it is untr
The .Denver Exposition. "
Denver, July 31. All details of
the programme of coremonies attend
ing the opening of the National Min
ing Exposition to-morrow has been
arranged. They embiaco a parado
of tho military and civic so
cieties, oration by Hon. W. D. Kelly
of Pennsylvania, formal starting of
machinery by Lieut. Governor H. A.
W. Tabor, President of the Associa
tion, and throwing open tho gates.
Mr. Kelly arrived this morning and
was mot at tho station by a party of
representative citizens and escorted
to a hotel. Tho exhibits are not all
in place yet and there is some little
confusion and disorder but all will
bo straightened out and working
smoothly in a few days.
or Interest to Iron W orkers.
Pittsburg, July 31. Pittsburg
delegate, ana those irom the ease
loft this- afternoon for Chicago,
whore tho annual meeting of the
national lodge of the Amalgamation
Assoeiation will be held, commencing
Tuesday. It is gonerally believed
that action will bo taken which will
have an important bearing on tho
iron strike; the officers of the associa
tion deny this, however.
A Iloston Sensation.
Boston, July 30. The funeral of
Geo. K. Praetor, a prominent citizen,
whose death was attributed to
paralysis, was stopped by a medical
examiner, who found a bullot wound
in the back of the head, and a
revolver with ono chamber, discharg
ed, under the collar stairs of Praetor's
New York, July 31. During the
temporary absence of Marrio Eppal
tar from her apartments, in 25
Roosevelt street, a fire started, and
two children wero burned to death.
Columbus, Ohio, July 30. Reports
from the county primaries in Keifer's
district, nidioato that he will have
124 votes in tho convontion Wednes
day, and Gcnoral Kennedy 2.
A Unite li.vnoru-d.
Sr. Louis, July 31. A. negro at
tempted to ravish Mrs. Pook, aged
sixty at Canton, Ohio. The attempt
was frustrated and tho negro lynched.
Chicago, August 1. A special
from South Bend, Ind., to the Even
ing Journal says: Two freight trains
collided on the Lake Sh- re R. R. just
west of this city to-day. The cars,
to tho number of sixty, were piled
upon the engine, and taking fire,
burned up. The engineers were
buried under the debris, but were
rescued before the flumes reaohed
them. There wero tramps on tho
train, aud four of them insist that
seven of their comrades were in the
burning mass. The loss is estimated
Result of n Joke.
San Francisco, August 1. A
Walla Walla dispatch says: Mrs.
Affinger, wife of a respectable Ger
man farmer of Umatilla county com
mitted suicide by taking strychnine
Tho tragedy is the result of a ma
licious trick on the part of some
young men whom she had prevented
from assooiating with her young
daughter and who in revenge accused
Mrs. Affinger of participating in a
petty burglary and larceny which
had occurred in the vicinity. Tho
charge unhinged her reason and
Opening of the Exposition.
Denver, Col., August 1. Tho
National Mining Exposition opened
to-day at 12 o'clock. Nearly every
Western state was represented. The
military from Leadville and other
towns in tho state participated in the
opening exercises. The city is
crowded with strangers. Hon. Wm.
D. Kelley of Penna. is now delivering
the opening address.
Waj that are Dark.
Nfw York, August I. The
steamer Niagara, from Havana, yes
terday brought twelve Chinamen.
The steamer firm notified Havana
agents not to bring any more Chinese,
for so far as they could see there was
no posibility of evading tho law.
Psoria, 111., August 1. Patrick
Crow, of Dynamite fame, has return
ed from Chicago. It is reported
that a convention of the dynamite
faction was held there last week,
including delegates from tho Pacifio
New York, August 1. Ono hun
dred and thiitcen deaths from heat
for 24 hni'i ending'noon.
Fanatic St. John.
Topeka, Kas., August 1. Gover
nor St. John's nomination and con
sequent election for a third term are
now assured. He has already 190
out 370 dolegates, and his vote will
likely exceed 220.
A Freak of Nature.
Cleveland, Ohio, August 1. A
cloud burst caused a flood in this
vicinitv, washing away bridces,
houses and crops. No lives reported
Laredo, Tex., August 1. Several
deaths have occurcd, from yellow
fever in Matamoras and Brownsville.
Crimen and Cosualltles.
Chicago, August 2. The latest
details from the Lake Shore and
Michigan Southern collision at South
Bend, places tho loss to the company
at ovor $150,000, and say it may
reach $200,000. It seems the acci
dent was wholly due to tho incom
petency and gross carelessless of tho
employees of tho company. Both
trains were all at full speed without
assurance of clear traok, and in the
midst of a dense fog when the collis
ion occured. A half dozen of more
bodies wore burned in the wreck
and are not yet recovered.
St, Louis, Aug. 1, A Republican
special says: Judge Julius Shultz,
of Austin, a wall known Republican
politician and editor of tho Wach En
Blatt, was shot and killed to-day at
Fayetteville, by Hiram Heap, a bad
Austin, Texas, August 2. A rint
occured at McKinney last night, in
which three negroes were shot. One
of them was killed and another mor-
A large number of
arrests were made, "
New Orlfans, August 2. Col.
S. B. Praetor, brother in-law of Gen.
Beauregard, killed himself to-day,
111 health was the cause.
Austin, Tex., August 2. A pri
vate report from Brownsville states
that the yellow fever has broken out
there. Dr. Swearing, state health
officer, is satisfied on the fact and,
fearing an epidemic, has started to
investigate the disease.
Deaths at Matamoras aro greater
than at first thought.
A report from Matamoras says
there are over ono hundred cases of
yellow fever in the city. The sani
tary condition is frightful.
Laredo, Texas, August 2. The
number of cases of yellow fover to
night is one hundred. Six will prove
Sustaining the Veto.
pmcAuo, August 2. Tho veto of
the river and harbor bill and the
prompt action of the two houses in
passing it over tho veto created con
siderable excitement here to-day.
Before the action of Congress was
known a largo number of prominent
business men and bankers sent tele
grams to tho President, congratu
lating him on his firm and decided
course in refusing his assent to the
measure, which they regard as dan
iNDiANArows, August 2. The In
diana State Democratic convention
met hero this morning. Chairman
W. H. English said he was not a can
didate for re-election or any other
office, but expressed a hopo for liar
mony and that tho best men would
be nominated. John R. Coffarth was
made permanent chairman. Ex-Governor
Hendricks submitted the plat
form, which was adopted under the
The Democratic convention nomi
nated W. R. Meyers for Secretary of
Peoria, August 2. The Greenback-Labor
State convention met
hero this morning. Temporary offi
cers were chosen, and tho committees
on credentials and resolutions were
appointed. About four hundred per
sons are present at the convtntisn,
including a number of distinguished
Mouth Carolina Politics.
Columbus, August 2. Tho State
Democratic Convention nominated
J. A. Richardson. Treasurer; Rev.
E. V. Copers, Superintendent of Ed
ucation, and General A. M. Mari
gault, Adjutant and Inspector-Gen,
Mouth Carolina Democrats.
Columbus, S. C, August 2, The
state democratic convention met to
day. Col, Hugh S, Thomp'son, state
I superintendent of education, was
unanimously nominateu lor governor.
How the Veto was Ilecclved.
New York, August 2. Journals
of all classes here are jubilant over
the President's veto.
Guaymas, July 26. On Monday
last Aurelio Contatran, an actor, was
shot and killed by Procapio Murieita
in a house of ill fame. The slater is
a nephew of the notorions California
outlaw Joaquin Muriotta. Ho killo i
two men in Los Angeles and made
hip escape from prison to Now York,
where he ras again incarcerated,
from where, with a Chinaman, lib
again escaped and has been here
since. He was shot Tuesday morn
ing by order of tho Covernor.
Tho port of Guaymas is full of
The heavy rrins caused savcral
washouts on the Sortora raroad last
Washington, July 29. The, re
port of the Peruvian investigation is
completed. It is understood thsc it
will not damage the reputation' of
Tho Senate thad a long debate on
tho m.val bill.A number of mnor
amendments were adopted, wheji it
was laid over till to-morrow. i
Washington, July 29. A special
meeting of the Cabinet was held to
day to consider the river and harbkr
bill. All tho members were prese it
except Secretary Chandler. The
bill was discussed and final action
decided upon. Great secrecy was
maintained as to the .conclusion
and understanding between tie
President and members of iris Cabi
net that nothing whatever should t
divined as to the result of to-dar
deliberations. Ono fact, however, is
known in this connection: that tee
President will send a communicatifSf
to'tlie House of Representatives on
the subject Monday next.
Washington, July 29. Ex-rcpre-centative
Rice is spoken of as a prob
able successor to the lato minister
Marsh at Rome.
Tho report that Josoph K. McCall,
assistant attorney general of tho In
terior Department is to be removed
is denied at the department. Tho
fact that he leaves Washington to
night for an official trip to the Paci
fic coast, to be gone several months,
may havo given rise to the rumor.
The general impression is that
Congress at latest will adjourn i
a week from to-day. It will be im
possible to keep a quorum here even
as long as that time, as a great maty
members ofthe House leftye3terday
not intending to return. On the
only vote taken yesterday there was
but just a quorum. It is not ex
pected that there will be a quorum
in tho House after the middle of
Washington) July 29. The Sen
ate, by a vote of 25 to 17, took up
the House bill to regulate the car
riage of passengers by sea.
The Senate, on motion of Miller
of California, struck out of the naval
appropriation bill the clause abolish
ing the grade of Commodore. Tho
vote stood, yeas 27, nays 22.
The immigration bill passed the'
Senate. The naval appropriation
bill is-pending on tho clause regard
ing double-turreted monitors.
Washington, . July 30. It is
reported that Senator Edmunds, con
templates resigning and devoting
himself entirely to his profession.
Dr. Hicks received a letter from
Geo. Scoville, dated Chicago, saying
he would come on next week for the
purpose of contesting Guiteau's
Tho national federation of labor
unions in an address says it is of
greater importance that the candi
dates for the next congress of all
parties should be called upon to
clearly define their position on tho
great question of capital and reform
on election day. A Convention of
workingmen have also called a meet
ing at Washington on tho loth of
A Portland, Me., newspaper of the
2Gthgtates that ono of the Ilubbel
assessment circulars was received at
that city, assessing government
officials. It was conveyed from
Washington in a government
envelopo without payment of post
age. As Ilubbel and other singers
of the circular aro members of the
house of representatives and senate,
enquiries into the facts of this charge
will bo a privileged question, which
any member of the house or senate
can move to havo invest'gated. A
resolution will bo introduced into the
house at the first opportunity
instructing tho committee on reform
in tho ciyil servios to investigate tho
act as alleged, and enquire whether
official envelopes or stamps for busi
ness only may be used by any
member of congress for other than
official business, with power to send
for persons and papers.
Washington, July 31. The Pres
ident approved tho order permitting
the shipment of a suitable supply of
liquors to Sitka, Alaska, for medici
nal purposes during the prevalence
of measles and scarlet fever.
The President has not settled on
the rivei and harbor bill to-day.
Washington, August 1. The
Senate judiciary committee to-day
decided to report favorably the
nomination of W. W. Hoover, of
Cal. to be associate justice of Arizo
na. Judge" Stilwell was removed to
make place for Hoover, and Stilwell's
friends were disposed to oppose his
confirmation. Charges have been
preferred against Stillwell, and the
committee, after examining the
record of the investigation, independ
ent of justice, promptly agreed to
report Hoover favorably.
Serious charges have been made
against the management of the
The Secretary of the Interior
decides that mosquito is not timber
in tho meaning of tho law, and may
bo cut on public lands.
Washington, August 1. Robe
son, from tho Committee on Appro
priations, reported back the naval
appropriation bill, recommending
non-concurrence in all the Senate
amendments, except delaying com
pleting tho monitors until the ad
visory board reports to Congress.
This they recommend to concur in.
In tho" Senate to-day the Califor
nia Senators objected to tho Com
mittee's amendment to the naval ap-
pr riation bill in regard to the
in srial to be used in construction of
a ury dock at the Mare Island Navy
Yard, and pursuant to their sugges
tions the clause was amended so as
to dispense with the views of. the
S -;retary of the Navy on the subject,
ai to direct the use of granite for
tl 1 entire works. An increase wv
ro orted by the Committee of fifty
th isand dollars, making the entire
appropriation for the work $300,000,
and was adopted without objection,
'he House Committee on Foreign
Airs to-day unanimously agreed
n a report concerning the recent
Ji-Peru insurrection, whioh will
submitted to the House before
f."'iournment this afternoon. It is
Understood it rnfr tn the niners
iislnrr trnrrt tk. filoa rvf tho fitatfi
Department as unimportant, but sug
gests that greater care be exercised
in keeping the files intact. Also de
clares that nothing was adduced in
testimony to implicato any foreign
minister or official of the United
States, or any Senator or member of
Congress, in any improper effort to
influence official action in the interest
of any claim against Peru.
The President in his veto of tho
river and harbor bill, says: My prin
ciple objection to the bill is that it
contains appropriations for a pur
poses, not for commerce or defense or
the general welfare, and which is not
for the promotion of commerce among
the States. These provisions on tho
contrary are entirely for the benefit
of particular localities in which it is
proposed to make improvements. I
regard such appropriations of public
money as beyond tli3 powers given
by the Constitution to Congress and
Williams, of Wisconsin, from the
Cenference Committee on the Japan
ese bill reported that the committee
was unable to agree, and a. further
conference was ordered.
Andover, of Kansas, offered a re.
solution providing for the final ad
journment of Congress at noon, Au
gust 4th. The 'motion refers the re
solution to a committee.
A message from tho President an
nounced his disapproval of the river
aud harbor, appropriation bill: It
was read and. ordered printed. The
reading was only once interrupted,
and that was when a hearty laugh
greeted the sentence: "As this bill
becomes more objectionable it se
cures more support." Beyond this
there was no manifestation of appro
val or disapproval,
The Egyptian Crisis.
THE SULTAN SAUCY.
Constantinople, July 29. The
Sultan, replying to the verbal repre
sentations of Lord DufTerin, tho Brit
ish Ambassador, requesting the im
mediate issue of a proclamation
against Arabi Pasha, stated such a
demand cannot he made by England
alone, but should proceed from a
conference of the Powers, in which
case it would receive due consider
ation. want to know.
The Russian charge de affaires has
been ordered by his government not
to attend any more meetings of con
ferences until he has received de
another fort gone.
Alfxandria, July 29. The fort
at Gabori was destroyed this morn
ing. GERMANY STANDS IN.
Constantinople, July 29. The
German representative was instructed
yesterday from Berlin to recommend
the bultan to issue a proclamation
declaring Arabi Pasha a rebel, as de
manded by England.
water condensing fails.
Alexandria, July 29. The dam
across the Mahomedich canal is very
strongly made, and fortified with
more than 100 guns. It turns out
that the steamer Supply, sent out un
der the supposition that she was ca
pable of condensing large quantities
of water, is only filled with empty
tanks, without proper condensing
The deputation from Kafreel Dwar
consists of six member, and the re
port that they are bearers of propo
sals for a - compromise is untrue.
They declared England evidontly
meant to conquer tho country, and
the people were determined to resist
to the last.
Alexandria, July 29. Admiral
Seymour will reconnoitre Aboukir
fort to-morrow. There appears to be
some doubt as to whether the bom
bardment of the forts will take place
because it is supposed the prisoners
held by the Egyptians are confined
there in a large powder magazine at
Mekhuom, from which it was said
Arabi Pasha had recently taken
stores that had been landed by the
a pretty story.
Alexandria, July 29. Osman
Pasha Rifki and twenty -six Circas
sian officers implicated in a recent
plot to assassinate Arabi Vasshare,
arrived to-day from Constantinople,
having been summoned by telegraph
by the Khedive. They were received
with great ceremony.
denied by the sultan.
Constantinople, July 29. The
Sultan denies having received any
telegram announcing the submission
Resignation of the French Ministry,
Paris, July 29. The Ministry
weie beaten on a vote granting credit
for tho Eg otian expedition by a vote
of 450 to 75'. The Cabinet tendered
their resignations. The Pi evident
asked them to transact business till
their success were appointed.
Alexandria, July 30. To-day
the Khedive's cabinet issued a pro
clamation declaring Arabi a rebel.
Arabi has assumed the turban and
robes of a decendant of tho prophet.
Port Said, July 30. Reports
from tho interior say that the
Bedouins who first favored the Khe
dive, have gone over to Arabi. They
will furnish him sixty thousand men.
De Lessep ismaking a great deal of
trouble hero by opposing foreign
measures. He addressed a-crowd of
Arabi's supporters in terms hostile
to England and France. As a result
English, French and German aband
oned their intention of landing, lest
u disturbance might follow the
PLAIN TALK FROM THE THUNDERER.
London, August 1: The Times
says: Tho time is gone by when
Turkey could be allowed to take the
whole matter in her own hands. If
Turkey goes to Egypt sho must go,
not as an ally, but as a subordinate
THE LAY OF THE LAND.
Alexanrria, August 1. There
are troops enough hero now to hold
the city against Arabi, but not enough
for advance. Tho French fleet sailed
to-day. Tho Suez Canal Company
telegraphed from Ismalia to the press:
Tho Buduoin chiefs placed them
selves at the disposal of De Lesseps
by direction of Arabi. Tho Khe
dive authorized the British to occu
py as much of the Suez canal as ne
cessary for the expulsion of the
rebels. The French residents &t Port
Said announce their intention to
place themselves under tho protec
tion of tho United States, on account
of the withdrawal of the Frenoh fleet.
PLENTY OF WATER IN ALEXANDRIA,
Alexandria, August 1. Fears of
a failure of tho water supply have
subsided. Tho number of Christians
murdered at Drivenhauer, Tintah and
Napala is now estimated at 550.
THE JEALOUS POWERS.
Berlin, August 1. The refusal of
Italy to co-operate with England in
putting down Arabi Pasha may be
taken as representing the attitude of
Germany and Austria. Some au
thorities at Berlin assert that Russia
is about to quit her passive attitude.
It is reported that a declaration has
been mado that England, Ainder cer
tain circumstances, would undertake
the task of restoring order in Egypt.
Dangerous Illness of Anna Parnell.
Dublin, July 29. Anna Parr.ell
is dangarously ill with brain fever.
There is slight hope of her recovery.
Anna Parnell Somewhat Better.
Dublin, July 29. Anna Parnell
is slightly better this evening.
The Czar's Attitude.
Constantinople, August 1. Ac
cording to intelligence received from
diplomatic sources, the action of Rus
sia is due to the personal instigation
of the Czar, who is dissatisfied with
the independent attitude of England,
and directly hostile to the English
position in Egypt.
The Conference Over.
Constantinople, August 1. In
consequence of instructions the ses
sion of representative conference is
Fire at St. 1'ctersburs.
St. Petersburg, August 1. Fifty
houses and bridges have been burned
on Krcstoniky and Nova islands, on
which this city is built.
DEFEAT OF THE BRITISH.
Alexandria, August 2. Last
night a small detachment of the ene
my suddenly appeared before Meko
and charged on a company of Eng
lish troops stationed at the outskirts;
the latter broke and fled precipitate
ly, notwithstanding orders which had
been given them by General Allison
in the event of an attack. They ran
some distance and were hotly pur
sued by tho enemy. No lives lost so
far as known, but tho enemy took a
good many rifles which had been cast
aside by tho flying English troops.
A BATTLE IMMINENT.
Rameh, August 2. A rcconnoi
sance on Aboukir road, to-day, re
ported white flags on the forts. The
force of rebels aro strengthening the
lines near Lake Mareotis. Eight
o'clock p. m. Guns on our right
have just opened fire.
COURTESY TO AMERICAN'S.
Alexandria, August 2. Arabi
Pisha otdercd a troop of cavalry to
escort General Stone's family to Is
inalia. The rebel camp has been
moved fivo miles nearer to ns.
A CHIP OF THE OLD BLOCK.
Rome, August 2. Riciatti Gari
baldi is enrolling volunteers for an
expedition to aid Arabi Pasha. ,
ATTITUDE OF RUSSIA.
St. Petersburg, August 2. Rus
sia has consented to remew attend
ance at tho conference only when the
Porte announces his readiness to send
Turkish troops to Egypt.
Alexandria, August 2. It is re-,
ported that Arabi ordered the houses
of obnoxious natives at Cairo to be
burned. Nineteen non-supporter of
Arabi have been shot there.
Absut to Dissolve.
Dublin, August 2. The Ladies'
Land League is about to be dis-soNed.
The suit brought against the
Grand Central mine is peculiar in its
phases, and worthy of particular
notice, in the fact that it strikes
against the prosperity of Tombstone,
in endeavoring to check the opera
tions of a company that is disbursing
large sums of money, in the direction
of the various business interests of this
city and cdumy. In effect, therefore,
the suit is a matter of public interest
and it is within the province of the
local press to examino into and com
ment upon its merits. It seems that
one of the original locators of the
Grand Central mine, became involved
in trouble through theepmrnission of
a crime, and while in the hands of
the officers of the law, it is alleged,
was induced and coerced into deed
ing his share of the property to an
individual who afterwards transferred
his interest to the parties now consti
tuting the Grand Central company.
The aforesaid original locator was
s.ntenced to the penitentiary fpr his
crime, where ha is now serving i6
term of imprisonment. Now comes
his father, claiming that his son being
civilly dead, he, as next of kin
is his heir at law, and that said son's
stated interest in the Grand Central
mine forms part of his estate, his
transfer thereof being void for fraud.
It is difficult to be seen, from the
above showing, even allowing the
coercion, that tho Grand Central
Company is in anyway responsible,
it being an innocent purchaser in
equity and law. A purchaser of
mining property is bound only by
the record, unless he can be proven
& party to fraud. In fact, however,
the whole story is extremely "fishy,"
founded, as it is, upon a basis of
crime and blurred by the shadow of
the penitentiary. It looks as though
the father of the criminal is trading
upon the disgrace of the son, in a
desperate effort to force a compro
mise from the owners of one of the
richest mines in the United States;
and, certainly, he will fail in this
instance, for the Grand Central
people will resist to the last, secure
in the validity of. their title and the
honesty of their purpose. The suit
is brought by able counsel, who have,
undoubtedly, been deceived by the
criminal and his father. We have
listened to the story of , the former,
and when told to us it had no sem
blance to tho one now told. The en
tire people of Tombstone are in
terested in seeing justice done a
company which has done so much for
The brethren are in no way
anxious to sacrifice themselves on
the altar of patriotism by bucking
against Grant Oury in the Congres
sional race. Clark Churchill, the cool
calculator of the north, has sent out
an official notification to the faithful
that he hungers not for the name of
martyr, and consequently will not
enter the race. Gosper is in Cali
fornia, and from all accounts is luke
warm in the business, and not disin
clined to let Dibble walk off with the
nomination. How the resident mem
ber of the l&te Louisiana election
factory feels about the matter it is
difficult to tell, but Lis modesty is so
blooming and extravagant that it
would not surprise us a bit if he con
cluded to make the race. Even in
tho'event of defeat, the prestige of
leadership would be something he
would like to pack around. He is
too astute a politician not to see how
tho political weathercock is veering,
but then "you know," an unselfish
sacrifice in behalf of the party sounds
nice when repeated as a reminis
cence. The change from the Imperial to
a Republican form of Government
was never more apparent in France
than when the'Chamber of Deputies
refused to vote a war credit to the
Government. The Administration
was anxious that France should go
to Egypt shoulder to shoulder with
England, and help to punish the re
bellious Arabi Pasha. Under a Na
poleon or a Bourbon, the French
Chamber of Deputies never refused
to tax the people to carry on a war,
no matter what justice might be in the
contest. Now, however, public opin
ion has changed, and Republican
France refuses to bo a party to the
extinguishment of Nationalism in
Egypt. The French people are to.
be congratulated on their accruing
There are but two avowed Free
Traders in the Tariff Commission.
What hopo of reform can the people
expect from a body thus constituted?
It was organized on tins principle of
a drum head court martial, and will
blindly adhere to tho Republican
principle of high protective tariff.