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EPITAPH jK V0L.-1V. NO. li. TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, SEPTEMBER 2iJ, 1882. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR HIHiSifl Wi l-GWiife "17 THE GOiraTII The Democratic Ticket. CARR, JONES S3I1T1I, IIOL LAND AND GOODRICH. A Harmonious Gathering A VimlillK Ticket, and n. United Party. tiik i.i:;ihi vtivi: caximmatrs tiii: SHcrKiiviHoits tiii: IKKl,3T.ji!'i'ICi:!:S. I'ull rrorccdliigs or i.ast Snturdny'is Convention. Ere tbc sun was very high Saturday, it was evident to an ordinary observer, that something of more than usual importance was about to take place. The streets were crowded, and groups of earnest men engaged in vigorous discussion on every corner. The smiling face of the ubiqui tons candidate was visible at every turn. The delegates, too, were promiscuous, and Had lots of friends and flatterers on their trail. Allen street, at the corner of Fifth, was the principal place of rendezvous, and many an earnest discussion took place, many a llowcry eulogy was delivered on some candidates, and many a vigorous in vective against others. Toward noon-time, the excitement increased, more delegates arrived, new deals were announced and further bets ofl'ered on a favorite candidate. The delegates wcio a remarkably taciturn lot of men. Everybody wanted to know who such and such was for, but with the exception of n well known crank, with black, stubby beard on his chin, and at tired in u sanctimonious second-hand suit of clothes, nobody knew. The delegates kept their own counsel and did not invite many confidences. They were a good-na-tuicd crowd, and heard the well-worn pleas for the different candidates with great good natmc and without yawning much. As the hour of two o'clock approached, the assembled crowd be gan to move in tho direction of Schieffelin hall and soon filled every seat. The gallery too, was crowded, and thu same may bo said for the lobby, hallway and sidewalk in front. Judgo, Berry, the chairman of Hie Democratic County Com mlttee, called the nieetiug to order. The judgo is a model chairman, lias a clear, ringing voice, and enunciates every woid" distinctly. His appearance on the plat form was gicetsd with a round of np phuse. Tho temper of the convention was be trayed by the che'ers that greeted the open ing remarks of tho chairman, when ho announced that it was a Democratic con vention and none hut Democrats would bo placed Jn nomination. Cheers loud and long greeted this assertion, proving to the timid, that bastard politics was not popu lar in that gathering. .Mr. Berry said that as chairman of tho county committee lie called tho convention to order, and wished to render an account of his stewardship while head of the machineiy of tho party. Ho explained tho organization ol the ward and precinct clubs, and defended the ac tion of the committee in tho premises. He said that if thu suggestions of the commit teo wero fully and fairly carried out, there would bo no conflicting delegations sent hither by tho ward clubs. They wero or ganized solely os a method of ward regis--tratlon, and to prevent Republicans from voting at Democratic pi lmarie3. lie said he hoped and believed that wisdom would guide tho convention, and that harmony would How from tho result. The Repub licans laid tho Mattering unction to their souls that a Democratic quanel would ensue, but in November they would be made to believe that Democrats settled their disputes In the parly convention, ft was suggested, ho said, in some quartcis that some Republicans would make an attempt to enter the convention, but lie hoped that such would not bo the case. Democrats should manage their own affairs, and unless there was a qui etus put on such things, party gatherings woultl be completely nullilled. Ho appsaled for harmony both in tho con vention and during the canvass; said Co Chie was a Democratic county and noth ing but internecine puty strife could give a victory to the Republicans. Ho then an nounced himself ready to hear a nomina tion for temporary chairman, which was the ilrst business in order. As soon as the cheers that fullowed the remarks of the chahinau had somewhat abated, Gen. D. K. Wardwell, of Huachuca. arose and nominated Geo. G. Rerry for temporary, chaiiman. Other nominations were made, but a, vote disclosed that Mr. Rerry was chosen. Frank C. Roarnian was elected tempora ry secretary by acclamation. The chair announced that tho Hist busi ness In oider was tho appointment of a committee ou ciedeutlals. On motion, the chair' was instructed to appoint a coramiltco on credentials, con sisting of five members. The following wrro appointed: D. K. Wardwell, J. F. Duncan, F. H. Roarnian, W. M. Downing and Calvin Reed. On motion, a comniittco of live was ap. pointed by the chair on permanent organi zation, order of business and lcsolutlons. The following aie the committee: J. D. Riitaln, C. S. Giiimond, Robert II. Aieh er, J. II. Tevis and Joseph Mullor. On the suggestion oi the chnir, tho con vention tool: n recess until three o'clock. At thut hour the recess was fuither exten ded until 7:30, tho committee on ercdeu. tinls not being ready to report. KVKNINO 8KSSION. On the reatsenibling of the convention, at 7:35, the chair declared that tho com mittee on credentials wero ready to rcpoit. Tho commitleo read the names of the fol lowing as entitled to vote in tho conven tion : Milton Barrett, Grand Central Mill; James Domiquez, proxy, Lewis Tomay, West Huachuca: J Douglas, proxy, D K "Wardwell, Ash Canyon ; W K Wai dwell, proxy, G G Rerry, Ramsey's Canyon; Al Reruard, proxy, Sam Pimly, Camp Huachuca; C L Guimond, Charles ton; N Nelson, Charleston; II Wright, proxy, N Nelson, Charleston; M K Lurty, proxy, H M Woods, Lurty's; G W I3ryan( proxy, F R Roarnian, Benson; R Rlock, proxy, Paul Rahn, Reason; E O'Mcl'veuy, Benson ; J Reilly, Renson ; Henry Forrest er, proxy, I' S Montague, Camp Price; J R Lyon, Tus Alamos; N R Lazard, Win Chester; II Fitch, Dos Cabczas; P A Roy. er, Dos Cabczas; W A Rogers, Dos Ca bczas; W Howell, Risbee; J F Duncan, Risbee; C Gilroy, Disbco; J S Rrittain, Risbce; F Kohler, proxy, W Rogers, Fort Rowie; J II Tevis, Teviston; W A Eck ham, proxy, Teviston; Lowls Hancock, proxy, J II Tevis, Teviston ; R F Smith, Morse's Mill; Alvin Reed, St Davids; N P Rccbe, St Davids; M U James, Tur quoia; O P Merrill, Hereford; Sam Gor don, Rannning's, Mulo Mts.; F F Letcher, proxy, M Gray, San Simon; W G Sander son, Soldiers. Holes; J R Smith, Contcn iou ; Chas II Spatz, Contention ; J R Dunn, Contention; W M Downing, Dowmng's Mill; J C Daly, Neptune; WR Henley, Neptune; James Hughes, Russclvillo; Jno Heyter, pioxy, P M Thurmond, Russel villc; J C Falls, Willcox; Thos A Raker, Willcox; OJIIJohnson, Willcox; J P Johnson, E Lane, W J "Weeks, Fijst Ward, Tombstone; George Osborne Second Ward; J O'Neill, Second Ward; G Tribolet, Second Ward; Rolit Archer, Third Ward; J Midler, Third Ward; 11. Quigley, Third Ward; James Flynu, Fourth Ward ; John Dugan, Fouith Ward ; R McArdlc, pioxy, J F Aiyntnn, Fouith Waid. On motion the repoit of the committee was accepted. The report of tho committee on perma nent organization, order of business atul resolutions was next handed in, and was as follows: Tho committee on organization and or der of business beg leave to repoit as fol lows : l'KKM AS UNT OlKUN IZATION . Chairman, Geo. G. Rerry; Secretary, Rriggs Goodrich; Assistant Secictaiy, Brian Obar; Sergeants at Arms, II. F. Prlco and Frank Lesliy. ouonn of. ltusi.NKss. 1. Nomination of one councilman; 2. Nomination of tlireo representatives; 3. Nomination of three supervisors; 4. Nom ination of one district attorney ; S. Nom ination of one recorder; 6. Nomination of one probate judge; 7. Nomination of one treasuier; 8. Nomination of one sheriff; 0. Nomination of one public administra tor; 10. Nomination of one coroner; 11. Nomination of one county surveyor; 12. Nomination of county cential committee, consisting of twenty members, eight from the city, twelve from the country; 13. Nomination of ten delegates to meet Gia ham county in convention to uominate joint councilman. We recommend that the convention nominate candidates by viva voce. We fuither recommend that all candi dates who submit their names before the convention preceding and including sher iff, lie taxed $10, and all candidates below treasurer be taxed 3. We fuither recommend that each dele gate to the convention be taxed one dollar to defray tho expenses of the convention. Resolved That when the name of any person is picscntcd before tills convention a3 a candidate for ofllee, that before a vote is taken on his nomination, the par'y whose name is offered shall come before tho convention, cither in person or by rep refentativc, and pledge himself to abide by tho action of tho convention, and sup. poit its nominees. JosiU'ir Mui,u:i!, Chairman of Committee. It was moved by II. M. Woods that, that poition of yiio reqort regarding the sending of delegates to confer with Gra ham county for the purpose of nominating a joint councilman, bo rejected. Mr. Woods said that there was a belief abroad that Graham was eager to grasp a portion of the territory of Cochise county, nud he thought it best that no partnership be en tered into. Thurmond and the delegates from the northern poition of tho county spoke against the icsolutioii, and it wiw declared lost on a rising vote. The repoit of the. committee was then adopted. The chairman then announced that tho next business in oider was the nomination of a candidate for councilman. General Waidwell aiose and nominated J. 11. Tev is. The nomination was unanimously seconded amid cheers. There being no other nominee, Mr. Tevis was invited to the front. He warmly endorsed the plat, form ; said ho was always n Democrat and always would lie, and that if elected, ho would bourne to his constituents and to tho Democratic paity. Nominations lor repicsontativcs to the legislature were next in order, and J. O Fall of Willcox, placed W. K. Wardwell in nomination. Capt. Tevis nominated Edward McGowan; Mike Grey nominated I). A. Morinrty; Mr. Flynn nominated J. F. Duncan, and Frank Roarman nomina ted Lew is Ashman. Tho chair announced that each delegate would answer to his name at loll call and vote lor tlireo candi dates that being the number to bo chosen. The candidates in the order in which they were named advanced in front of the stage and promised fealty to the Democratic party, whatever may be the result of the contest. A vivo voce vote was taken and resulted as follows: Wardwell, 80; Mari oity, 80; Duncan, W; McGowan, 35; Ash. nuin, 22. The vote for Messrs. McGowan and Duncan being a tie, a new vote was ordered and resulted as follows: Duncan o, McGowan, 23. The chair declared the next business in order to bo the nomination of thieo super visors. .Judge Grey nominated J. C. Fall, of Willcox, Capt. Tevis nominated L. W. iJlinn, of this city; Mr. Quigley nomina ted Chas. E Fredericks of Tombstone; General Wardwell nominated John Rullis of Renson, and F. 15. Roarnian nominated Chao. Tribolet. The candidates advanced to the platform in tho oider named, subscribed to tho plat form, and promised to suppoit the nomi nees of tho convention, whatever may lie the result. A vote was then ordered and lcsulted as follows: Fall, 40: Rllnu, 43; Tribolet, 20; Fredericks, 30; Rullis, 33. Messrs. Fall, Blinu and Rullis having the highest num ber of voles weio declared the nominees of the convention. Tho next business in oider was the nom ination of a district attorney. Judge Smith of Contention placed iu nomination Marcus A. Smith, of Tomb stone, amid a storm of cheers. R. II. Archer, nominated Geo. II. How ard. Tho candidates being invited forward, Mr. Smith said tint those present hardly needed assurances of his Democracy. To suppoit nominees of Democratic conven tion was his habit from the time he leached the era of manhood, and he could not bring himself to the lenunciation of a Democratic candidate now. If nominated ho would do his utmost not only for him self, but for his colleagues on the ticket, and if elected ho would pei form his duty as best ho know how, without fear or favor. Mr. Howard returned thanks fur being placed in nomination, and would thank tho convention if nominated, and if elected would till the office for the benefit of tho county. Ho said he was born and bred a Dsmocrat and would always ic main such, lie would suppoit the nom inees of the convention without exception, whatever the decision might be in his own case. A vote being taken resulted as follows: Smith, 44; Howard, 14, At this point, the chair announced that the delegates present should come forward and ps.y one dollar each, to lie ued in de fraying the necessary expenses of the con vention, and the county committee. When all had deposited, the chair announced that nominations for Recorder were next in order. Capt. Tevis nominated A. T. Jones, and wanted to say something else, but his re marks were drowned in a whirlwind of cheers. As soon at tho cheering had par tially ended, the nomination was warmly seconded by several delegates. Mr. Jones was invited to the front, and was again cheered to the echo. He said that it was unnecessary for him to say that he was a Democrat. There was not a member of his family that was not a Democrat; ho was never anything else but a Democrat. He would cheerfully subscribe to the plat form, warmly suppoit every man nomina ted by tho convention, and if elected, per form the duties of the office in a manntr that would not reflect discredit on hinuelf reproach on tho community,but that would be for tho best interests of his fellow citi zens. Another round of cheers greeted him, and on motion, the rules were sus pended, and Mr. Jones was nominated by acclamation. The next nomination in order was for probate judge. Mr. Guimond, of Charleston, placed in nomination Judge R. L. reel; Mr, Dun. can, of Risbee, nominated J. S. Rritain, of Risbee. Judge Lucas and Judge Colby were also placed in nomination, but with drev without submitting their names to the convention. Reing invited foward, Judge Peel said it was only necessity to know his name to kuow that Le was n Democrat. He was always a Democrat and always would be. He would suppoit the nominees of the convention whatever may be the re sult, and if elected, would do his utmost to perform the duties to the satisfaction of the people. Judge Rrittain advanced and made the wittiest speech of the evening, if bievity constitutes wit. He said: "Gentlemen, I endorse the plutfoim, ami will support tho nominees." A uite being taken, resulted as follows Peel, 3T; Rrittain, 19. Nominations for County Treasuier be ing in order, General Wardwell arose anil lor at least once in his life, paid n just, prolyl1 and well merited compliment, in placing in nomination Ren Goodrich. Samuel Puuly placed in nomination 11. Solomon, saying it w.is tho wish of the delegate whoso proxy he was. Mr. Purdy spoke highly of the finauciid character and standing t .Mr. Solomon, and paid a tribute to his uncompromising Democ racy. Mr. Fall, in a few well chosen words, nominated Charles Washeim, of Dos Cabc zas. Nominations were then closed, and on the candidates being invited foiward, Mr. Goodrich said.it was hardly necessary for him to assert his political principles. Ho said he sprung from a race of Demo crats, that his ancestors rocked the cradle of Democracy in Old Virginia with Jeffer son, and that if Democracy was ever bur ied, which ho doubled, he would bo found a mourner behind its bier. Thunders of applause greeted his icmaiks, m tho midst of which the speaker took his scat. Mr. Solomon returned thanks for the honor of being placed in nomination, said ho was a Democrat, and whether nominat ed or not would do his best for the success of the Democratic ticket. Ho said he would submit tho question of his Illness to tho judgment of the convention. Mr. Washeim briefly endorsed tho plat form, and promised an unqualified sup port to the nominees of the convention. A vote being taken resulted as follows: Goodrich, 31; Solomon, 18; Washeim, 8. Mr. Goodricli was declared nominated. Nominations for sheriff were next in or dcr. General Wardwell nominated M. Mc Dowell, of Charleston. J. F. Duncan of Risbee nominated Lar kiu W. Carr, of Renson. J. II. Tevis nominated W. M. Rrcaken ridgc of Tombstone. Major Downey nominated Col. Mike Grey of Tombstone. Mr. Saul nominated G. W. Rufoid, of Tobstone, and II. W. Woods nominated J. II. Rehan, of Tombstone. Nominations were then closed, and the candidates were invited to "the front.'' McDowell said lie was a Democrat, born and dyed t.i the wool; would suppoit the ,nominecs of tho convention in any contingency, and if elected, would endeavor to peiTorm the du ties of the office, legaulless of lings oroth cr influence?. .Mr. Carr said he was always a Demo crat, and proposed to remain one. If nom hinted, lie would strive hard for the suc cor of tho ticket, and if elected would try and discharge the duties for tho best inter ests of tho people. Mr. Rrcakenridge said that his name was a sufficient guarantee of his Democ racy. Ho never yet saw a Rrcakenridge anything else. Would suppoit the nom inecs in any contingency, and if elected, would fill the office to the best of iiis abil- ity- Mr. Grey said that thirty-one years ago in the heart of tho State of California he came before a convention of 12."! delegates and pledged fealty to Democracy. On that occasion ho was nominated, and ftcr wrnls elected sheriff. If nominated on this occasion, he said ho would guarantee that he would bo elected. Mr. fluford returned thanks for being placed iu nomination, and said thst if nominated ho would be elected, and when elected, would try and fill the office for the best interests of all the people. He pledged fealty to Democracy whatever would bo the icsult of the convention. Mr. Rehan stated that he was placed be fore the convention for the office of slier iff; that lie had filled the position before, both here and in other counties: that he was several times an applicant for the suf frages of the people, and always had the biaud of a Democratic convention to en dorse liis claims. Ho certainly would sup poit the nominees of the convention what ever may be tho result, and if nominated would struggle earnestly to bo cieclcd, and would till the office in the manner lie sup posed was for the best interests of a 1 the people. A vote being taken, resulted as follows: Carr, 13; McDowell, 7; Rehan, 3; Gray, 11; Rrcakenridge, 10; Rufoid, 11. On tho announcement of tho vole, ilr. McDowell withdrew from the contest, and another vote was taken, resulting as fol lows. Carr, 12; Rehan, 5; Gray, 15; Rreakcn ridge, 10; Rufoid, 14. There still being no choice a third vote was ordered, resulting: Carr, IS; Rehan, 5; Gray, 15; Rrcaken ridge, 10; Rufoid, 12; Rehan, 8. On tho announcement ot the result a fouith ballot was ordered, resulting: Carr, 23; Gray, 19; Rrcakenridge, C; Ruford, 1; Rehan, 4. At this point, a motion to adjourn was made and lost, and the sixth vote was or dcied. Mr. Rrcakenridge withdrew, and request ed his followers to suppoit Mr. Carr, and soon after Mr. Woods withdrew Mr. Rehan and requested that his friends suppoit Mr. Gray. The vote resulted as follows: Carr, 35; Giay, 23. Mr. Carr having a majority of votes was declared tho nominco of the convention, amid cheers, loud and continued. 'lite nomination of a public administra tor was next iu order, and Alexis Fieemau was nominated by acclamation. The nomination of a coroner was next declared in order, and amid deafening cheers, J. C. Fall, of Willcox, nominated Pat Holland. Mr. nominated Dr. D. McSwegan. Reing invited forward, Mr. Holland was received with a fresh outburst of applause. He said he was a Democrat of 35 years standing, and no carpetsacker. That he would support the nominco of the conven tion in any event, and if elected, v, mid do his duty. Dr. McSwegan went forward and aid that whether nominated or not, he would support the nominees of the convention, and if elected, would make no farce of the solemn ceremony of an inquest. A vote oeing taken, resulted as follows : Holland, 40; McSwegan, 7. A storm of applause greeted the result, and cries of "a speech, a speech I" fiomtho lucky candi date drowned everything else. The cries being continued, the popular Pat advanced to the front and said: Gentlemen: If elected I will sit on a "stiff" as long as any man in this county. Pat received an other salute of cheers, and was allowed to take his seat. The next in order was the nomination of a county survc3'or, Wardwell nominated Edgar Sessions, and Duncan nominated J- II. Hoadley. A vote being taken, resulted as follows: Road ley, 25 ; Sessions, 23. The chairman then announced tin t the next business in order was the election of a county central committee. Re reminded the convention that the proper committee appoitloncd eight members to the city of Tombstone and twelve to the rest of the county outside of Tombstone. It was suggested that the city delegates withdraw on one side and the country del egates on the other, and choose their men. A recess was taken for five minutes. On tho assembling of the convention. 1 the following committee was announced: Major Downing, Dowuing's Mill; Judge Rerry, Ramsey's Canyon; J. S. Rrittain, Risbee; C. II. Guimond, Charleston; J. R. Heyter, Russelville; Samuel Purdy, Icviston; Calvin Reed, St. Davids; W. Rogers, Dos Cabczas; N. R. Lzard, Win chester; J. R. Smith, Contention: George Rryan, Renson ; Wm. Kirkland, Willcox; L. Ashmun, J- P- Johnson, First Ward, Tombstone; George Osborne, J. O'Ncil, Second Ward; Joe Muller, II. Quigley, Third Ward; F. R. Roarnian, J. Mugan, Fourlh Ward. On motion that part of the suggestion of the committee on organization, resolutions and order of lrusinesi referrin? to the joint councilman with Graham -county was re ferrcd to the county central committee to confer with the like committee of Graham county, and when proper arrangements were made the committee was empowered to appoint ten delegatts to meet a like number from Graham county for the nom ination of a joint councilman. There being no further business, three rousing cheers were given for the Demo cratic ticket and the convention ad- jourued. Soon after the adjournment of the con vention the Tombstone delegates assem bled for the nomination of precinct ofll cers. The following were nominated with out much of a contest: Justices of the Peace A. J. Felter, John Smyth. Con stablesJames Kcuncy and Isaac Roberts. A general adjournment then took place, all well satisfied with theii work. THE REPUBLICAN LOOK. OUT- I'l'OsucctM or the IMMerent Candidate A Warm ConteMtKxpccteil 3Ionch anil ilartvood Xeek ami STccH IVill There lin a titlll Now that the Democratic candidates arc in the field, there is a general interest man ifcsled in the work of the radical gather ing which meets next Saturday. The can didates for the different offices are pretty well known, and their strength pretty closely gauged. It is generally conceded that Ward and McCaity will be tho two strongest men in tho convention, with Atchison close on their heels. Mr. Peck will bring to the convention considerable strength from tho northern portions of tho county, and expects besides to have sup port from many of the country towns. There will bo a strong rivalry in the con vention between tho city and country, the former as is the custom, trying to grab all tho plums of the party. Atchison is re garded as the machine candidate, and that well oiled concern will bo utilized in his behalf to the fullest extent. He also has the support ol Leslie F. Rlkck buru who is. pcihaps, at the present time, the most prominent factor in local Repub lican politics. Ward Priest is looming up grandly as a dark-horse, and it is more than probable that, in the event of Ward, McCarty and Atchison being strong enough to kill each other, Priest will be come the heir apparent. Mr. Priest en tered the contest after the primaries, and consequently, don't boast of tho number of delegates ho has captured with tho con fidence of the others, nc is, how-1 ever, very popular with his party, and enjoys the confidence of business men more than tho others. As in the Democratic convention tho shrievalty will be the great bone of contention, but unlike the Democratic, there will bo a hot and fierce light for the rccordership. Moses, Harwood and Calp are the principal candidates, the two former leading. Retwcon Moses' and .Harwood the light is animated, and only a vole of the convention can determine the result. Mo ses is confident and Harwood is certain. Roth are workers from Hitter Creek and have many friends. At the present time it looks as though Moses was ahead, and if so there is eveiy probability that he will maintain his position. Mayor Carr, A. 11. Stcbbins, J. V. Vick rs and the present incumbent, John O Duubar, arc candidates for Treasurer. The real contest will be between Dunbar and Stcbbins, Mr. Viekers not making a very active canvass, and the v. b. stands no show. Dunbar is very popular with his party, and his management of the office generally acceptable. Mr. Stebbins, since his return, has entered into the fight with a will, and Dunbar will have to trim sails if he expects to reach the shore. Lyttlclon Price and W. S. "Williams are the candidates for District Attoriey, and both arc confident of receiving the nomi nation. Mr. Piice, as is well known, is the present incumbsnt, and Mr. Williams is his assistant. Preie seems to have "the drop" on the machine, but If 'Williams can bring up that delegation he se cured in Sonora, there i3 no tell ing how the contest may ler tcrminate. Doctors Harney of Contention, and Matthews and Gibersen of this city, are the principal candidates for coroner. Matthews seems to be in tho lead, and unless calculations are knocked sky high, ho will come out ahead at tho convention. There is considerable bad blood between the candidates, and it is more than proba ble that the result of tho convention may create a schism. It is only tho ardently enthusiastic among the candidates or the less wise members of the party whobelicve that there is a ghost of a chance for Repub lican success next November. They fed themselves on hopes of a Dcmocrxtic row for some time, .but the wise and hrrmou ious action of Saturday's convention rude ly dissipated their fond anticipations. Several combinations have been formed, the. most prominent being Ward, and Harwood and McCarty and Meses. Savage of Risbee will receive the nomination for Representative, but he will be easily downed by Duncan. Hon. W. K. Meade returned from his Alaska trip Sunday. He had been iu San Francisco for the past few weeks. lie's no longer a Colonel. His name is General A. T. Jones. CHASED BY APACHES. Two American 1'roHpcctoi'H fiasecl Forty allies by tho Iteil Dev.U. Last Monday Fred Lansing and James Darcy, two prospectors who had been operating iu Sonora lor the past few months arrived iu this city. They had solved to come to Tombstone to induce their backers to prepare for ac. tive development. Accordingly they mounted their steeds, packed the burro, and resolved to drive on leisurely to Tombstone. They made about twenty miles the first day and camped until sun rise next morning close to a spring. The night was almost as bright as day, the moon being high and well-developed. About midnight one of them was awakened by hearing the tread of horses in his vicinity, and raising on his elbow beheld a band of not less than ten Indians approaching. He in stantly aroused his companion, a confer ence of a moment was held, and it was de cided that one should work a Winchester to the best advantage, while the other sad dled the hows. Roth were dressed, with the exception of coat and boots. A pretty fair sized rock sat near where they w-erc asleep, and Lansing took a position behind it, Winchester iu hand. Darcy crept cau -tiously to tho horses, which were already at tho end of their ropes, and snorting furi ously. The Indians rode up to the well, dismounted and stood around in an irregu lar group. They evidently had not dis covered the near proximity of the pale faces, and were as much at their ease as it is possible for savages to be. Lansing kept a close eye on his surroundings, and as soon as he saw Darcy was ready, with the horses, ho took careful aiia at one and let fly. He had the pleasure of seeing a noble red man roll over. Ho then blazed away in thedirec. tion of the gang as rapidly as he could pull trigger, until fifteen shots were tired, and the smoke was sufficient to shield him as he made his way to where Darcy had tho horses. Tho burro and camping out-lit were abandoned, and the two men charged off as rapidly as their horses could carry them. As was before observed, the night was very bright, and ere they had proccccded a hundred yards the Indians saw them, and observing that there was only two, a howl, as of indigna tion, was raised, horses were again mounted and a sharp p'ursuit commenced. Tho prospectors were not more than three hundred yards ahead of them when the chase commenced, and gained but very slowly. Firing was continued at intervals by both parties during the night, and at daylight next morning, the white men weic less than a quarter of a mile in ad vance, with seven blood-thirsty painted savages in full tally-ho after them. Their horses were gradually wearing out, and the case seemed critical. Darcy's horse was a weak, feeble animal, and was pain fully lagging behind. The wild, weird yells of the savages sent a hideous echo through the canyons, and chilled the blood In their veins. They had plenty of am munition and a resolution was formed that if they should happen to fall on any natural stronghold they would take posi tion and endeavor to pick off the Indians gradually until it was safe for them to con tinue their journey. Rut tho country they were passing through, was desolate even of rocks. There was nothing but bleak surfacelcss prairie and meagre mesquite. The heat, even at that early hour, was in tense, and the dust suffocating. Their lips wore parched for water, their horses foaming, heavily breathing, lagging and about to give out. One of them was at least 100 feet iu the rear of the other, and made frequent attempts to lay down, giving pain lul neighs cveiy few minutes, Thus the race for life was kept up until the sun had reached his highest point in the diurnal journey. The Indians had lessened the distance between them nearly a hundred yards since daylight, but to the joy of our friends, their horses seemed petered out also. If Napoleon longed for Rluchcror night, the weary prospectors longed for night alone or a pile of rocks from the midst of which they could defend them selves. Eagerly did they scan the horri zon in search of some fortress, but nothing save desolate wastes of sand, dotted here and there with a few emaciated shrubs and languid looking bushes, met their hungry eyes. Nothing but tho patting of of the horses hoofs on the pulvciizedsand, accompanied by their heavy breathing and the occasional yell of delight of the blood thirsty fos encountered their ears. It was a long day, but the longest day mutt have a night, and in due time generous dark ness enveloped the surroundinghills. Soon the pursuers were lest to sight, and the yells became less frequent. After a while there was no indication of the enemy in the rear, and to add to their good fortune, they weie entering an eruptive country where rocks were plenty. About eight o'clock, as their horses were scarcely able to continue at a walk, they resolved to get off the road and await developments. They went about 100 yards from the highway, dismoinitcd, and with Winchesters in hand awaited events. Two hours they stood with their guns at a ready, but the wily foe did not appear. The horses were al lowed to feed or rest as they elected, while the men stood guard. In that position they remained until day was breaking over the eastern hills, when girts were again tightened, and the road taken once more. About noon time they anived at Elias' ranch on the San Pedro, n here men and beasts regaled themselves. They remained tlierct wenty four hours and arrived hero between live and six o'clock yesterday evening. Mr Jinnsiiiir, when conversing with the En tapii man tried to make him believe that his partner's auburn hair had become gray during the ordeal, but a glance at Mr. Darcy was sufficient to convince him that the iron gray locks worn by him -were not colored in a night, nor the wrinklcson his brow accumulated in a day. They had raced with the savages for forty miles. Their horses were unshod, and themselves were without food or water for thirty-six hour?. TIIK TICXCET. The ticket nominated by Satur day's convention will be ratified at the polls next November. It is in every sense representative of every section of tho county and of the best elements of the Democratic party. Neither city nor country can com plain; both have been judiciously and evenly represented in the gene ral make-up of the ticket. The nom inee for sheriff will poll the full strength of the party, and draw be sides, many of tho more conservative, intelligent and sensible Republican voters of the county. While the Dem ocrats of Cochiso county were some what divided in their choice, of a shrievalty candidate before the convention, we hava but one choice now. Every true Democrat in the county will work and vote for Mr. Carr. He is a pioneer Arizonan, was doing business here sixteen years ago, and has been a constant resi dent.and business mail in the Terri tory ever since. A native of Old Virginia, where Democrats are not only made, but born, there is no questioning his right to be honored by a Democratic convention. Called to many public trusts, he has always acquitted himself to the full satis faction of his fellow citizens. Still in the prime of manhood, being only forty-one'years old, his vigor is unim paired. His executive ability is be yond question, his fitness for the po sition admitted. The candidate for Recorder, as ev ery one expected, is A. T, Jones. Mr. Jones, as is well known, has been the incumbent of this office for the past two years, and so satisfactorily has he performed his duties, that he was honored with a unanimous nom ination. Mr. Jones will bo elected by a rousing majority. Messrs. Smith, Goodrich, Fall, Blinn, Berris and Holland, the other nominees for strictly county offices, are in every way admirably fitted for the positions they have been chosen to fill. Mr. Smith is not only a thor oughly trained and educated lawyer, with abilities commensurate for dis tinction in his noble profession, but ho is in all the higher and better senses of the word, a man. Every one in the county knows Ben Good ricli. As the gentleman who placed him in nomination truly observed, he is a gentleman, a scholar, a christ. ian. Honest as a Pilgrim Father, brave as the cavaliers from whom he sprung; gentle as a woman, calm and considerate as a sage, Ben Goodricli is a man that must be loved when known. The legislative ticket is in every sense excellent and representative of the people. Mr. Tevis, the nominee for the higher branch, is known as a consistent Democrat, a careful busi ness man, possessed of more than ordinary ability for the transaction ot public affairs, and more than all, a scrupulously honest man. With such a representative in the council, there need be no fear that the interests of Cochise county would suffer. Mr. Moriarty is a young man, too well known to need an introduction. Ho has had legislative experience before and acquitted himself with honor and credit. Messrs. Duncan and Ward well will make able representatives, not only conferring credit on them selves, but honor on their constituen cy. Mr. Duncan, as the representative of the great copper camp of the south west, will do it proud, and be an able and careful representative of the county ai large. The ticket is such that no Democrat cannot help supporting, and it appeals to the best passions of every conservative voter in the county It is represent ative of Democracy in its truest and best sense, is represenative of all tho great industries that find a home within our county, representative of our people, because liberality, hon esty, dash and enterprise pervades it. The Democratic party of Co chise county will como out of the November contest with flying colors. Gcx. Waijdwell, in nominating Ben Goodrich, accused him of being u "christian." It is inferred by some that it was intended as a reflec tion upon the rcligioui beliefs of other candidates, but such is not tho fact. Gen. Wardwell simply desired to call tention to an unusual cir cumstance, connected with a politi cal aspirant that Mr. Goodrich is a church member. Trfu Democratic candidates for Sup ervisors are all capable and honorable men, who will conduct the affairs of the county with care, judgment, ability and honesly.