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A Fatal Frlr.0 Fight.
San Francisco, August 20. It
has just transpired that a prize fight
occurred across the bay near Sauce
lito, in Marin oounty, yesterday. The
contestants were Clias. Oram, an En
glishman, and George Warsen, an
American, both heavy weights, boat
. men of Saucelito. The fight grew
out of a disputo as to the pugiiistio
merits of Sullivan aud Tug Wilson.
The match was made for $250 a side,
two weeks ago, and both went into
training. The matter was kept very
quiet "and only a few spectators were
present. The rules wore a modifica
tion of the Queensbury and London
prize ring. The interval between
the rounds were reduced to twenty
seconds. The gloves used were a
more pretext, being hardly thicker
than driving gloves, Emerson weighs
about 175 and Oram ten pounds less.
The fight.beganat 3 p. m. and lasted
about three-quarters of an hour,
seven rounds being fought. Oram
was overmatched and would have
withdrawn after a round or two had
he been permitted. He was terribly
punished and Emerson was also con
siderably used up. When Oram was
whipped to a stand still his seconds
threw up the spouge. He complain
ed of pains in the head and chest,
and against tho advice of friends
took a stiff glass of brandy. He was
taken to his honse near the scene of
the fight whore he lived alone, and
early in the evening, feeling better,
sent away his attendants. This
morning Charles Dexter, steward of
the Pacific Yacht Club, which has its
club house near Oram's cabin, sent a
messenger to inquire as to his condi
tion, he was found dead and cold in
his bed, having evidently been dead
at least six hours. Emerson has been
arrested and jailed and officers are
seeking the other parties to the af
fair. Not a person could be found
in Saucelito to-day who witnessed
the fight, though all admit that they
havo heard of it.
San Francisco, August 26. Tho
dispatch from San Rafael of the re
ported prize fight at Saucelito is a
hoax.' Two ancient vagrants wore
induced to put on the gloves by some
sportive oitizons, but neither of them
was in tho least hurt. Oram died
during the night of heart disease.
The coroner's jury found a verdict
in aooordance with tho above state
ment. No arrests. The hoax was
perpetrated on the oity evening
papers by the fun-loving citizens
who instigated the sparring match.
A Hornet's Nest.
San Francisco, August 20. Louis
A. Garnett and John Hewston, Jr.,
have each brought a libel suit in the
sum of $100,000 against F. F. Low,
president of the Anglo-California
nank, on the ground that on tho day
of the failure of the Bank of Califor
nia defendant said that during the
preceding night bullion in tho San
Francisco refinery, under charge of
Garnett and Hewston, and belonging
to the depositors, in value between
$600,000 and $700,000, was feloni
ously taken to tho Mint and sold,
and that W. C. Ralston, president of
the Bank of California, ws also vioe
president of the refinery of whioh
Garnett was the manager and Hews
ton superintendent, , and that most
of the bullion belonged to Flood &
O'Brien, or to the mining companies
whioh they controlled.
Another Chinese Muddle.
Washington, August 20. A
member of the Chinese Legation
visited the Stato Department to-day
and informed Aoting Secretary Davis
that a party of Chinese plav actors
from Panama had been denied per
mission to land at San Francisco.
Secretary Davis called upon Secre
tary Folger in reference to tho mat
ter, and the rasult was that Secretary
Folger telegraphed the Collector of
Customs at San Francisco that the
Department did not regard play ac
tors as laborers within the meaning
of the Chinese Act, and suggested
that the facts in the case might bring
it within the late decision of Judge
Field, that the law did not apply to
-Chinese who had shipped before the
passage of the Act.
California ItepubllcuuM.
San Francisco, August 20. The
Republican primaries here to-day arc
hotly contested. Several tickets are
in tho field and a large vote is being
polled. All parties aro apparently
taking a hand. Reports from the in
terior, as far as received this evening,
indicate that county conventions are
very generally disposed to endorse
the Sunday law.
A Water Spout.
Alexander, Texas, August 20.
A terrible rain or waterspout caused
the head of Bosque creek, above
Stephensville, to overflow on the
20th, destroying property amounting
to from $40,000 to $100,000. Mrs.
Hart was drowned, her house being
dashed to pieces. Other families
were saved by climbing on the roof.
Kellogg for CougresM.
New Orleans, August 20. A. J.
Dumont, president of the Republi
can Stato Central Committee, writes
a letter endorsing the candidacy of
W. P. Kellogg for Congress, and
predict his ekction. It is generally
believed that Kellogg will got tho
solid Republican vote, as yesterday's
developments are tending to that
More Indian Trouble Brewing.
Washington, August 20. The
Commissioner of Indian Affairs re
ceived a telegram from Agent Mills,
of the Cheyenno and Arapahoe In
dian agencies, Indian Territory, in
whioh ho stated that the Northern
Cheycuues declared their intention of
emigrating to Pino Ridge agency,
Dakota, regardless of tho wishes of
the Indian office in tho premises.
These Indians had previously re
quested permission to mako a remov
al, but received no reply from the
Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and
resolved to act upon their own re
sponsibility. Singleton's sincerity.
Chicago, August 2G. A Quincy,
III., special says General Singleton
publishes a letter to tho voters of the
Twelfth Congressional district, ex
plaining and -vindicating his indo
pondent candidacy, but though
tacitly endorsed by tho Greenback
and Republican conventions, ho
makes no allusion to them or prom
ises as to his independent action in
Congress. The lotter'is rather direct
ed to a vindication of his democracy
in battling tho regular nomination.
The Dreaded Plague.
Brownsville, Tex., August 20.
Fifty-two new cases yesterday; four
deaths, all Mexicans. There are five
cases of fever at Point Isabel. Guards
havo boon extended along tho Rio
Grande, from its mouth to Santa
Maria, a distance of sixty miles.
Five deaths havo occurred in Mata.
moras within tho last twenty-four
hours. Tho weather is hot, with oc
casional showers.
Arthur's Dolugs.
Newport, August 20. A dinner
was 'given President Arthur last night
by ex-Governor Morgan, of New
1 ork, which was a brilliant and select
affair. At tho reception given by
Chas. H. Russel, of Now York, over
300 people wore prosent.
Later The President attended
the ball given by Commodore Bald
win, at his villa.
A lintel Ilurned.
NKwroiiT, R. I., August 2G. The
Cliff House, a summer hotel, was
burned this morning and two ad
joining cottages, run in connection
with the hotel, were badly damaged.
Many guests wore in bed but wero
aroused in season and saved the
greater portion of their effeots.
Courtney Ueaten.
Aubern, N. Yl, August 2G. The
Advertiser will say, that Courtney
told his friends he was going to win
at Saratoga and they backed him
heavily in tho pool box. Union
Springs people lost thousands, ono
young man's losses reaching $30,000.
All sporting men here pronounce the
race outragoous jobbery.
OMcors Chosen.
Put-in-Bay, August 26. The Su
premo Council of the Grand Lodge
Legion of Honor, held its annual
session here to-day. It choso Mi
chael Nesbitt, of Philadelphia, Su
premo Commander; Rev. O. C.
Wheoler, of California, Supreme Vice
A Brute Hanged.
Montgomery, Ala., August 26.
Legrand Calker, tho negro who out
raged Catharino Haynes, white, and
then murdered her, was hung by a
crowd of blacks and whites on tho
spot where the murder was commit
ted. Ho confessod.
Death of a journalist.
San Francisco, August 20. Jno.
C. Addington, associated since 1803
with Will S. Green in conducting the
Colusa Sun, died of consumption at
Oakland to-day. He was a uative of
Fishkill, New York, aged 43.
Poetic JiiHtlce,
San Francisco, August 20. A
Vasalia dispatch says: Ben Harris,
tho negro who murdered his family
last Tuesday, was found near town
to-day, and in attempting to escape,
was shot dead.
Tho Uraln .Market.
San Francisco, Aug. 20. Barley
feed weaker at $1.33 for spot; $1.32
bid; $1.34: asked. Oats going down;
No. l,$1.001.02i; No". 2, $1.50
Secretary Lincoln to Visl Colorado.
Washington, August 26. Secre
tary L'ncoln will leave next week for
Colorado springs.
A Notorious Wnniaii.
Philadelphia, August 28. Belle
Boyd, tho notorious rebel spy of tho
Shenandoah valley, during the war,
hs been arrested here as an accom
plished female swindler. How
many people this' notoiious woman
has victimized, it is at present im
possible to determine. She was on
Saturday arrested for uttering a for
ged check on a pawnbroker for goods
she had pledged. She was after
wards released, the money be.ing
mudo good by her friends. Further
important developments are expected
should the merchants victimized
institute pioceedinga against her.
The Slave r Duty.
Bloominoton, III., August 28.
Prof. R. B. Welch, formerly princi
pal of the Pontiao school, writes from
Topoka that his life is in danger from
the liquor men there, becauso "as
Assistant United States Attorney, he
has been prosecuting tho violators of
the Stato law. They havo within a
day or two cut his buggy in pieces,
disfigured his horse, anil threatened
his life. He had to call a meeting
of citizens to prevent being robbed.
Train Captured by Itoughs.
Toledo, Aug. 28. Excursions
were run yesterday to Grand Rapids
ten miles from here, on the narrow
guage road. On tho return trip in
the afternoon five or six desperadoes
with drawn levolvers, captured the
train and committed daring robbery
and outrage.jOne citizen lost seventy-
five dollars, ono was thrown from the
Tho conductor was used
up trying to arrest one rough. All
escaped except Larry King, a notor
ious character whom the police se
cured when the train reached the
A Commissioner to Jted Cloud.
Omaha, August 28. Tho commis
sioner of Indian affairs has ordered
an investigation ot the Pine Ridge
agency to ascertain the cause of the
trouble there, and to endeavor to
smooth over the unpleasantness be
tween Red Cloi'd and the agency.
McGillicuddy and Inspectoi Pollock
left hero to-day for Pine Ridge for
that purpose. Dr. McGillicuddy re
turned to Pine Ridge with him. At
present the agency is in the hands of
Pollock, until the matter is settled.
A Double Tragedy.
Leland, 111., August 28.
evening, Mrs. J. M. Stratton, wife of
a successful lawyer here, shot her
husband and then herself, both dying
immediately. No cause has beon
assigned for the deed. They had
been married but a short time, and
wero supposed to bo living happily.
A short time before the shooting the
neighbors heard loud words between
Dr. Ill IBS Wauts $25,000.
Washington, August 28. Dr.
D. W. Bliss, has written a letter to
the board of auditors, appointed .to
settle the expense ot the illness of
tho lato president. He says his
practice worth $15,000 a month,
was broken up bv his attendance on
President Garfield, and his health is
broken down. His direct loss is $15
000. He wants $25,000.
The recn-Eyed Monster
Chicago, August 28. Richard
Wilson, a shoomaker, aged fifty-four,
shot his wife this morning and then
killed himself. The woman will not
live. Jealousy was tho cause. Seven
children aro left.
Edward N. Welch, the Kewanee
bank robber arrived at 12 o'clock this
morning from MoDonough, Chenango
County, N. Y.
A Strike Kndcd.
Cohoes, N.Y., August 28. On the
tho opening of the Harmony Mills,
this morning, a general break in the
strikers' ranks took place, and there
is now 300 looms in operation, with
a proportionate number of operatives
in other departments.
Trouble Ilrewing.
Taylorsville, 111., August 28.
As Miss Bond's corfdition becomes
moro critical, rumors abound of ano
ther mob and vague threats aro
The I'lagtie.
Brownsville, August 28. Forty
six new cases aud thirteen deaths
yesterday; all Mexicans. Five deaths
at Matamoras.
Indian Dlclpllne.
Chicago, August 29. An Indian
Territory special says: Thirteen
prisoners were taken during the re
bellion in tho Creek nation, found
guilty and sentened to 100 lashes
on their backs. Chief Cheyote re
fused to pardon the rebels, although
there were large petitions for clem
ency. Two or three of the culprits
almost fainted. The majority ex
hibited iron nerve.
Another Cashier Found Out.
Kewanee, Ills., August 29. A
great deal of excitement exists over
tho arrest of Pratt, the cashier of the
First National Bank, on a charge of
complicity in the recent robbery in
which tho thieves got away with
$70,000. Tho arrest is just made, and
the detectives claim they have suffi
cient evidence to sustain the charges!
Yellow Fever.
Pe.nsacola. August 29. No cases
of yellow fever have been developed
in this city.
Beowsville, Toy., August 29.
Forty-six new cases of fever and
three deaths occurred in the twenty
foil." hours ending at 10 a. in. yester
day. Eighty-six now cases and eight
deaths for the past twenty-four hours.
The Outrnged Sehoolniui-ui.
St. Louis, August 29. A special
from Taylorville, Ills., says: Emma
Bond is resting quietly at midnight,
but the attending physicians agree
that she has a poor chanco for recov
ery. It was thought once yesterday
that she was dead, respiration having
ceased for awhile.
Lumber 31111 Iliirned.
San Francisco, August 29. A
Red Bluff dispatch says: The Sierra
Lumber Company's planing mill,sash
and door factory was burned at 6 a.
in., also the now dry house and a
largo amount of lumber. Loss very
A Ilriital .Murder.
Denver, August 29. Jacob Doub,
an old German butcher, was foully
murdered and robbed, on the Platte
nver bridge last night. He formerly
lived in Erie, Penti. Theie is abso
lutely no clue.
I'emiNylvanla Labor Politic.
Philadelphia, August 29. The
labor convention adopted resolutions
favoring tho rights of workingmen,
opposing corporations and monopo
lies, and endorsed the nomination of
Charles A. Armstrong, for Governor.
The Iliryptlan War.
wolseley's account.
London, August 20. Tho war
office has received the following from
General Wolseley:
"Ismalia, August 25 Evening. I
pushed on again this morning at day
break. The enemy were strongly
entrenched in their position at Ma
halla. They withdrew thoir guns,
however, last night. The pivot on
my left, at the dam, we took yester
day, and swung around my right to
take the enemy's position in the flank
and drive them into the fresh water
canal. I also sent cavalry completely
around their position, to occupy the
railway in their rear and if possible
capture their engines and rolling
stock. 1 his operation was very well
carried out. Major General Lowe
attacked the rear of the enemy, who
had a large camp at the railway sta
tion, which he took, routing the
enemy with considerable loss, taking
five Krupp guns, seventy-five rail
way carriages laden with provisions,
and a largo quantity of ammunition
and rifles."
London, August 25. War officers
have not firmed the report of the
capture of Tel El Kabir.
the ENGLisn account.
Ismailia, August 20. The ene
my's loss is estimated at 4,000. The
first shell fired by the enemy passed
a few feet over Gen. Wolseley's head
and took off a leg of a horse ten
yards behind him. The enemy
throughout the fight declined to come
to close quarters. The two gunners
killed were struck by shrapnel near
Wolseley's position.
the battle.
Alexandria, August 20. The
troops behaved well. They were all
day without water or food, after
marching ten miles through a heavy
sand. The enemy's cavalry swept
around the British right flank, but
did not come within striking dis
tance. 'J he Egyptian fire v as too
hot fer the Life Guards to cross the
open space towards them. The
British infantry passed the day lying
down behind banks and in ditches.
After the engagement Gen. Wolseley
rode to Ismalia and returned lite in
the evening. Reinforcements arrived
during the night, but guns not until
early next morning, having had groat
difficulty to get through the sand.
At daylight it was found, to tho great
disappointment of our men, that the
main body of the enemy had with
drawn. Tho Egyptian artillery fought
well and fired much more accurately
than at Kafir El Dwar. The infautry
were contemptible and the cavalry
little better. Many of both these
arms were observed breaking from
the ranks and dispersing under our
fire of shells.
Alhxtdria, August 26. An
alarm has been given by two Tuni
sian merchants who escaped from
Kafir El Dwar and arrived here.
They declaro tho country generally
is thoroughly discontinue'd with Ara
bi Pasha, and anxious for peace.
This applies particularly to Cairo.
Port Said, August 26. Damietta
has been captured. The sanitary
agont of the English Government, a
postoffice official and two priests
wero found there. They had been
loaded with chains for the last six
week, and subjected to the most
terrible cruelty.
The Jlrltlsh Force.
Ismalia, August 28. The British
loss on Friday was about fifty killed
and wounded. Total forces in Isma
lia distrfct, under General Woolsey,
about 11,000 men.
The Forte Yields.
Said Pasha informed Lord Dufferin
that the Turkish counsel, of ministers
resolved to publish a proclamation
against Arabi rasha and accept the
military convention with England,
comformably to Lord Dufferin's pro
Iseailia, August 28. The troops
are continually advancing, and it
will not be long before Tel El Kibir
is attacked. Between Ramleh and
Mayoutn the ground is good for
marching, but the canal is full of
horses and dead bodies of Arabs.
Some of the latter were thrown there
l3' their comrades, while others were
corpses of men shot while attempting
to escape.
Sir Uarnct's Account.
London, August 28. General
Wolseley telegraphed from Ismalia
Sunday: Just returned from the out
post and saw our action on Thursday
and Friday. Had far more important
results than I was aware of. Yester
day tho enemy was completely routed
and fled towards Seagi, throwing
away arms and accoutrements. A
large amount of camp equipage and
munitions wero captured. Mahomet
Fchmi, Arabi Pasha's chief engineer
and military adviser, is now a prison
er in my camp.
A Xew Egyptian Ministry.
Alexandria, August 28. A min
istry has been formed, with Cherif
Pasha us president of the couuoil and
minister of foreign affairs, Riaz Pa
sha, minister of finance, and Omar
Lufti Pasha, minister of war.
Tho rilsrriins to Mecca.
Constantinople, August 20.
Lord Dufferin, the British Ambassa
dor, promised that the pilgrims to
Mecca would bo permitted to travol
tho Sue. Canal as usual,
A Terrible Plague.
London, August 26. A telegram
from Hongkong, dated Thursday,
says four thousand natives died of
Asiatic cholera in the Phillippinc
provinces, but tho epidemic is now
decreasing. Twenty-six fatal cases
were among the Europeans.
Another Fngiish Failure.
London, August 26. Lansbury &
Co., commission merchants, of Swed
ish iron and timber, have failed. (Li
abilities 90,000..
Frederick Lucke, the celebrated
Russian navigator, is dead.
iKngllsh Illilcmcii Coining.
Liverpool, August 26. Steamer
Alaska, with the. British rifle team
on board, sailed to-day for New
Jtloting at Calcutta.
Calcutta. August 28. Fearful
rioting between Hindoos and Ma-
nommeaans occurred nere. xnreo
Mahommedans have been arrested.
An eve-witness of the disturbance
says he saw the disemboweled body
ot a iuaiiommedan infant lying on
tho ground with its arms torn off.
tho headless cemses of Mahommcdan
men and women lying on every side,
the houses of Mahommedans burned,
and the principal mosque almost
razed to the ground. The heads of
pigs havo been thrown into Wells
with the corpses of Mahommedans.
A hundred troops still patrol the
streets. The Mahommedans are a
small minority of the population.
A KingiDethroned.
London, August 29. A telegram
from Corea states that the uncle of
the king has seized the throne.
Mow It was Done.
Alexandria, August 29. Youlba
Pasha was poisoned.
The Fatrlota Jtepulsed.
Port Said, August 29. Last even
ing the Arabs attacked the British
position at Kassissm, and wero ro--pulsed
with heavy loss. The British
lost 120 men. Eleven of the enemy's
guns were captured.
Still Fighting.
London, August 29. A dispateh
from Ismalia states that firing began
Monday evening, between advanced
posts of tho enemy and the British.
Death of a Pasha.
Alexandria, August 29. The re
port of the death of Youlba Pasha is
Affairs at Cairo.
Port Said, August 29. Yusef
Bey, who recently escaped irom Cai
ro,asrts that the Turkish and Cir
cassian residents of Cairo are being
arrested daily and never heard of
again. Turkish and Circassian pashas,
with the few Europeans remaining in
Cairo, are guarding the citadel. Thoy
seem well prepared to hold their own
until tho British arrive.
The Turks and Greeks.
Athens, August 29. Yesterday
morning the Turkish troops attacked
the Greeks all along the front, from
Zarhos to Somain. Fighting was con
tinued to-day. The Greeks lost four
killed and ten wounded. The gov
ernment dispatched 10,000 infantry,
artillery and gensdarmes to the
Everything Lovely.
Paris, August 29. At a cabinet
council to-day, Duclerc, presidont of
the council, read dispatches from
Syria, reporting a more satisfactory
state of affairs there. He also an
nounced that all the troops who re
volted and took refuge in Tripoli,
have returned to their houses.
From flic Scat of VTar.
Alexandria, August' 29- The en
emy are still strengthening their left.
They sent out an armored train again
last evening. The man-of-war Min
atour has shifted its position to about
1,000 yards of Ohaukir. Gen. Emod
has gonce to reconnoitre Mekhi.
The Irish Peelers.
Limerick, August 29. Fifty-seven
of tho constabulary resigned. The
men are in receipt of telegrams from
comrades in various district, express
ing a determination to resign in three
days, unless five dismissed sub-eon-stables
are reinstated.
A Plague Spreading.
St. Petersburg, August 29. The
Siberian plague has made its appear
ance to an alarming extent in the
most widely separated quarters in
Europe and Russia. One death from
the disease occurred at Odessa.
lueer Pranks ot Canoeist.
The last race was a quarter-of-a-mile
paddle, half-mile sail, upset, and
come in with all gear. The entries
were the indefatigable Heighway in
the Nina, Whitlock, of tho Now
Yorks, in his big Pearl Rippfe, and
Cook, of the Lake Georgo club.
Heighway won, with Whitlock se
cond, and after finishing the race the
contestants performed some ap
parently immpossible feats In tho
water. Whitlock, running forward
on deck, climbed half way up his
mast before upsetting. Cook upset
his boat and righted her while re
maining inside concealed beneath the
gunwale, and Heighway capsized his
canoe and righted her without allow
ing any water to enter her. This
latter feat was accomplished by tho
aid of a false cockpit of canvas made
fast to the coamings of the regular
cockpit and provided with handles
on the buttom, by which it could be
quickly lifted and what water it con
tained, thrown out.
Ex-Gov. Gosper was next escorted
forward, and he made things lively.
His tone and action indicated that he
was very sore, and he claimed tho in
dulgence of the convention until he
could explain the position of his can
didacy. Not until three months ago,
said he, did I consent to renounce my
intention of not again entering public
life, until after a rest of ono year,and
when I did conclude to become a
Candida Congress it was at the
earnes station of Gov. Tritle and
Mr. Churchill. When he returned
here it was to find Mr. Churchill es
pousing the caust of some ono else.
Mr. Gosper stated &at he did not ex
pect to receive the nomination, "the
thing is all fixed," but a number of
representative Republicans of the
Territory wanted to go down under
his banner, and with them he would
"suffer defeat like a little major,with
his colors flying." Ho endorsed the
Churchill arose amidst cries of "nol"
"no!" "Set down!" "We -want no
personal fight here !" and like re
marks. Gazette.
The above described scene consti
tuted a part of the proceeding of the
lato Republican convention, and is
thoroughly illustrative of the exquis
ite harmony, existing in the ranks of
the Republican party. Gosper ac
cused Tritle and Churchill of being
political liars, and had tho sense to
recognize the fact that "things were
fixed. You are exactly right, Mr.
Gosper. Things were harmoniously
fixed, on a basis of the legislative ap
portionment, and you were not
counted in. Still, what are you going
to do about it?
The political caldron is red hot in
Cochise County. The Independent
is slashing it into Purdy and his
whole outfit.
Mr. Hamilton, go for thorn. There
aro plenty of these birds all over the
southern part of the Territory, who
would foist themselves on the dear
people, aud cry "Good Lord, good
Devil," anything for an office.
" Purdy" is obliged to Mr. Master
son, but as he is not an aspirant for
office, the force of the above brilliant
piece of wit, is somewhat obscure.
We, of Southern Arizona, sometimes
accept office, when it is tendered to
us, but, unlike the gentleman of the
Democrat, who lives in the north,
we never accept a seat in a conven
tion for- tlnr'pui'poae o7 securing uui
own nomination. We, of the south,
havo sensibilities, while you, of the
north, have only census.
We are curious to know what ac
tion Hon . M. W. Stewart will take,
in the coming campaign. Porter did
more than any other man, to defeat
Stewart, two years ago, for Congress,
and now the former is an aspirant.
Party allegiance cut no figure with
Porter. He thought ot nothing but
vengeance, and worked bitterly to
that end. Yet there was no reason
why Mr. Stewart should not have re
ceived Judge Porter's support. He
is a good man, and had never done
anything to gain Porter's enmity,
except to defoat him for the Repub
lican nomination.
The New York Herald goes for
the Republican party as follows:
The past Congress has almost en
tirely neglected the necessary public
business. The Supreme Court ought
to be reconstituted in the interest of
the whole country, but this import
ant business got no attention; a new
bankrupt law was urgently demand
ed by business interests, but none
was passed. In fact almost
every important business before this
Congress was neglected, and the net
'results of its operations is that it has
spent $294,000,000 of the people's
money, refused to reduce the taxes
with an immense and increasing sur
plus staring it in the face.
Judge Porter, the Republican
nominee for Congress, desires that the
people of Arizona- rebuke the Ad
ministration for having removed him
from tho Territorial Supreme bench.
His election is to constitute tho re
buke. As he attempted no defense
against charges preferred, it is to be
concluded that he had none to mako.
Therefore, as he could not fight his
own battle, it is hardly to be expected
that either Democrats or Republi
cans will flv to his rescue.
Tin: 30,000 inhabitants of Yavapai
county, recently called from spirit
land for tho purposes of a census,
refuse to bo resurrected for registra
tion. Better have tho chairman of
the Board of Supervisors and,
Churchill, with some other Republi
can witch, deliver an incantation to
the gods of fraud.
Politics is the bane of an editor's
existence. Each individual candidate
believes that the head of a newspaper
must be able to foretell his success or
defeat. The fun of tho matter is
that, if successful, he generally for
gets the newspaper, and, if defeated,
he never ceases to curse it.
Tombstone District is to bo con
gratulated on the settlement of the
Bon Ton-Addie case, by judgment of
the referee. In all mining camps,
legal complications constitute the
most dreaded affliction. In this in
stance, over $100 per day have beon
lost to Tombstone, which would have
been spent in the development of the
Addis mine during the .year .past;
Therefore Jud.-j LV' ' !o's decision s
beneficial bnth finLLiallyand in 'the
direction of a chockT& questionable '
litigation. There is no-doubt of the
correctness of the findings, as the
ablest lawyers in Tombstone sustain,
in pronounced opinions, the solidity
of the legaljdeductions of the referee.
By his determination, in the prem
ises, one of the most promising min
ing properties in tho district is de
clared unclouded in title. The Addie
shows every indication of being a
permanent mine, by virtue of situa
tion and prospects. It adjoins, on
ono end, tho Flora Morrison, which
is an acknowledged leading mine,
belonging to tho Contention Consoli
dated Mining company, and is sur
rounded by good properties. A
number of men will be put to work
at once, by Mr. R. Cohen, the owner '
of tho Addie, thus assuring an in
crease of revenue and prosperity ti
Tombstone. Judge Dibble's decision
is thorough and voluminous, ably
covering every point of law and fact
embraced in the case.
Republican papers are generally
apologizing for the nomination of
Judge Porter. No need to do so.
Porter is as good materia as there is
in the party, and deserves some
credit in the fact that, he is the only
representative Republican in Arizo
na, who had the courage to fight the
old corrupt federal ring.
It is stated that Leslie F. Black
burn and Clark Churchill, are con
stantly in active correspondence.
Blackburn owns the Republican
party of Cochise county, and Church
ill rules tho whole Republican Terri
tory. The Republican candidate for Del
egate to Congrcssislike unto a fly
struggling in a bowl oi'-ajrujj, por
ter's raco for the ultimate edge of
political success, is too heavily olog-
nron r nig rainrn r tinea TlfllriArtwIs
any uneasiness.
Some of the representative Demo
crats of Maricopa County, showed
much courtesy to members of tho
Republican Convention. It is a good
idea to always treat your enemies
better than your friends.
It is understood that a half-dozen
men have agreed to divide tho county
offices, from justice of the peace up.
It is usual for the people to have
something to say about such things.
An honest expression of the will of
the majority always satisfies the min
ority. No one can consistently growl
at losing a fight, if he has been given
fair play.
The Democratic County Central
Committee met Tuesday night. It
took docided action in the matter of
fraudulent Ward registration.
The registration, in Yavapai coun
ty, does not keep up to the census,
because the County Recorder is a
Democrat, and honest.
Every safeguard against fraudu
lent votes, should be placed about
the polls on the day of the primaries.
An Independent is a needle in the
political hay stack. Thero is only
one in the whole of Cochise county.
Democrats all over the county,
are taking an active interest in the
approaching primary election.
The Republican candidate for Su
perintendent of Public Instruction,
will not carry his own county.
It is not characteristic of the Amer
ican people to stand bull-dozing with
Clark Churchill is the Blue
Beard of Arizona politics.
Mr. Oury's friends in Tombstone
are anxious to sec him.
Gosper's friends are, seemingly, a
long way from home.
Who can cast a stono at the hon
esty of Grant Oury?
Voters should register, or they will
be disfranchised.
A close mouth brecdeth political
Do not fail to register.

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