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WEEKLY EPITAPH. VOL.-IV. NO. 12. TlEPUBLIOAN POW-AVOAV. Nlnushter or the lniioccutH Varo ami the Machine The Itcst Men Ilown ca The Valine ColtH Kick the Old War Hornet Plenty of Urowlliin- Only DemocratM Kny It in tilooil Ticket Full 1'roreeitliiRH, The Republican county convention In one s;nso disappointtcl no one, nnd In an. other disappointed many. The ticket was cut nnd dried, but tliero was n row expect ed, henco the conflicting opinions. There was no row, but no one was disappointed as to tiio result of tho convention. King Faro pulled Word through. The strong, est men up for sheriff were mercilessly downed. At tho last moment, faro and the machine got in their work and tho result is a bastard offspring not gotten of tho Re publican party. The cxposo of the Eri tavii caused a new deal in tho treasurer ship, and Wiley, who would have made a strong candidate, made way for Carr. Kverybc.ly is laughing and few nro pleas id. The EriTAi'ii's expose of the ring maneuver was tho talk ot the town Satur day morning, and tho cry of the delegates beforo the convention assembled was that theic should be a new deal. The county treasurcrship was the great contest, antl a man was nominated who is about as fit to fill the office as tho Fakir of Toln. Moses, who is a man possessed of both honor and self-respect withdrew from tho recorder, ship contest in disgust. Ho has -been a life-long Republican, lllledoftlecs of honor and trust, and struck hard blows for his party. lie Is also a shrewd man, and saw the drift of opinion early in tho day. Ho knew ho was doomed for the slaughter and was only led up in order to cheat him into an endorsement of the ticket. But Moses had more brains in his head than half the convention, and tumbled to the deal without much ceremony. He with drew from tho contest, and has ccitainly too much respect for himself to lend his influence towards electing any man on the bastard arrangement. Tom Atchison, too was victimized. The cold-blooded, slippery machine made him many promises, but at tho last moment surrendered to Jtaro and offered Atchison as n victim of its treachery. Ward Priest, too, the strongest man in the convention, was put up as n side show for faro and tho machine. Ho did not get a vole. Denis JlcCarly, u life long Republican, who has performed valiant service for his party, was also ruthlessly downed, reel:, a com. pctcnt man in every respect, and Woods, possessed of qualities that would adorn the office, were all trampled upon to make both a holiday and a day of vengeance for faro and the machine. If the Earps wero lost to sight, their memory was dear. The spirit of Earp prevailed. Ljttlcton Trice, tho present incumbent, received tho paity endorsement. THE I'ltOCEEDIXGS. The convention met at Schieflcliu Hall at 10:80 a. m. and was called to order by John Carr, Mayor of Tombstone and chairman of the Republican county com. mlttce. The "human bean" said he felt &o 1IOX011ED, SO DELIGHTKU ami EO IIAITT. Ho had TMim-.THitEE years political ex perience, and was by blitb, education and training n Republican. Ho called this convention to order, and hoped that its proceedings would terminate without bloodshed. Ho asked that tho convention nominate a temporary chairman. E. II. Wiley nominated W. II. Savage. Tho nomination being warmly seconded, the Bisbco aborigine was elected by ac clamatlon Tho shouts that greeted the ad. vent of Savage on the platform, were flat tering to him, and must have reminded him of the war whonps familiar to his ear in early infancy, eio he was caught and tamed. AVebstcr Street, of this city, and W. W. Hubbard, of Contention, were placed in nomination for Sccretaiy. Hubbard was subsequently withdrawn, and Slrect was chosen by acclamation. W. D. Shearer was appointed temporary scrgcant-at-arms. This was dono in order to enable Shearer to collect a bill he had against the committee since the last clec tion. On motion of 15. W. Rates the chair ap pointed a committee on credentials. The following were tho committee: B. W. Bates, Ike Isaacs, J. B. Ayers, J. C. Montgomery, .1. J. Hand. On motion or Mike Smith, the chair ap. pointed a committee of permanent organi zation as follows: Smith, Donahue, Morse, Collier and Sullivan. On motion of Mr. Abbot, tho following committee "on platform oa resolutions were appointed: Messrs. Joncf, White, Lane, Waods nnd Hill. ' Ou motion tho convention took a recess until one o'clock, to enablcthe committees to report. aftkisnoox session The chair announced to tho convention that the committee on credentials were ready to report, and asked for attention. Mr. Bates presented tho following report: The committee on credentials make the following report: That the convention shall consist of forty-live members, being those originally designated according to the apportionment of the county Republi can central committee. While recognlz ingtbe fact that it will work hardship to some of the outside precincts, but we con. slder it our duty to admit nono who did aot comply wiili tho call of tho central committee. We also fuither report that proxies be not admitted except in the hands of delegates. B. W. Rates, J. K. Hand, Iko Isaac?, J. B. Ayers, Jas. Mont, gomery. The committee on credentials also sub mlttcd tho following minority repoit: Your committee on credentials make this minority repoit: That they uto in fa. vor of admitting every ono holding a val id proxy from a duly elected delegate. I. M Isaacs, Member of Committee. Thomas, of tho First Ward, moved tho adoption of the minority report. This led to souio discussion, pro and con, and final, ly ended In "ICeno's" report being adopted. This move was In favor of Price, it being generally known that theie were omo c untry delegat who wero favorable to Price, but were unable to come, anil had sent pioxics. Tho adopt ion of tho minority report, was generally accepted by the convention. Tho report recognized furly-llvu delegates to tho con vention. Bates said lie wns in favor of allowing representatives of Republican communities, not awarded such in the apportionment of tuo County Committee, scats in tho convention, hut the suggestion fell like a wet blanket over the conven. lion and bore no fruit. Mr. Morse mt'do tho following report from tho committeo on permanent orgnni zations nnd order of business: Your Committee on Permanent Orgnniza tion and Older of Business recommend the following officers: Chairman, W. H. Savage, of liisbee; Secretary, W. Street, of Tombstone; Assistant Secretary, Ike Isaacs, of Tombstone; Sergeaul-nt-Arms, Ed. Pitcher, of Tombstone. o raneer recommend that candidates bo assessed as follows. Assembly, $5 each ; Sheriff. $10; Recorder, $10; Treasurer, ?iu; rrouato judge, 8-; Uoroucr, 5; County Surveyor, $5; District Attorney, $3; Supervisors, $"; Council, ?o; Public Administrator, ?.. Wo further recommend that nil votes he had by ballot. We recommend for Apportionment of tho County Central Committee: Tomb stone, First Ward, 1; Second Ward, 1; Third Wnrd, 1 ; Fourth Ward, 1 ; at large, 2; Charleston, 1; Conteuiion, 1; Bisbee, 1; Benson, 1; Wlllcox. 1; Dos Cabezns, 1; Russelville, 1; Camp Hnachuca, 1. j.'. Mouse, Chairman: M. II. Smith, Secretary. Mr. Wiley moved that tho re port be amended so as to read that tho voto on nominations be viva voce instead of by ballot. Tho report was adopted as amend, ed. Still well, of Blsbce, asked for justice for tho country, saying that tho convention was not giving a pioper representation to tho country precincts on the county committee. Isaacs replied that Tomb stone hail moro voles than all tho rest of tho county, and consequently should have a larger" representation, and moved to amend the report so that tho committee he increased to twcnty-flvo members, each ward of Tombstcno having three. Tho amendment was voted down and the re. port of tlfc committee adopted. Mr. White, of El Dorado ranch, report ed tho following platform : Gentlemen-: Your committee on plat form and resolutions have the honor to Yeport as follows: Resolved, That tho Republicans of Co. chise county are pioud of the uational his. tory ot the Republican party; that they imloise the platform of the Terntoiiai Convention held at Pheinx in August, 1882. and indorse tho nomination of Wnn DeForest Porier for delcgnto to Congress, and Hon. A. E, Davis for Superintendent of Public Instruction. Resolved, That they declare in favor of an honcit nnd economical administration of county government, and a stiict ac countability of all county officers to the people. Resolved, That taxation should bo equal, and that all property, whether belonging to Individuals oi to railroad or other cor porations, should bo asji ssed for purposes of taxation at its actual value. Revived, That the present fee system tends to corruption in office, and that, it bo i-o reformed that excessivo remuneration in county offices be avoided. Resolved, That we hold to tho old prin. clplo of equal nnd exact justice to all, nnd that railroads and other corporations arc subject to the pcnplo through the legis la tu re, and arc amenable to law. Respect fully submitted, Theo. F. White. Tho report was adopted by tho Con vention. Tho Chair announced nominations for members of the Territorial Assenlbly iu order. Wiley got on bis feet awaiting the at tentlou of tho Chair, who was temporal--ily engaged with his Secretaries. In the meantime, Wiley sat down, nnd Woods got up to make a nomination but was de clared out of order. On motion Hubbard and Hammill were appointed tellers, and nominations wore received. Geo. MoUee nominated IT. 15. Ma sin. Mr. Wiley, iu a lew well ches' u wouls nominated W. H. Savage. Mr. Hammill placed in nomination John O. Dunbar. On motion nominations were closed, and Isaacs moved to suspend the rules nnd nominate the gentlemen nnmrd by accla matlou. As soon as tho gentlemen came for ward, subscribed to the platform aud promised to support the ticket, Mr. Max son advanced and said that he fully appre ciated the honor conferred on him; that It was unnecessary to say that he was a Republican: that he fully endorsed the platform and would work for the whole ticket until election day. Mr. Dunbar not being present, 12. II. Wiley put up tho rcqulsito sum and went spousor for bis Republicanism. Savago said that ho was habitually called tho blackest Republican in his sec tion; that ho was always a Republican and always would be. Ho had icad botli the platform adopted nt Pluenix and that adopted by this convention, and endoised every word in both, and if elected to tho Leglslatuic, would govern himself accord, ingly. Nominations for Sheriff being in order, Mr. McClure, of Chnilcston, nominated J. L. Ward. Mr. Lane nominated T. A. Atchison. Hugh Percy noninated Denis McCarly. Mr. Bartholomew nominated Ward Priest. Theodore White nominated W. II. Peck, and Mr. nominated Mr. AVoods On motion, tho nominations of candi ddtes for tho Shrievalty were closed, and Blackburn called for the endorsment of tho platform and ticket beforo voting. Peck Miid he was a candidate for Shcr iff, was always a Republican and if nom. inated and elected, would endeavor to do his duty. Ward went forward and said he endors ed tho plotform and would support the ticket, whether nominated himself or not. If nominated, he said ho would bo elected, TOMBSTONE, COOHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, SEPTEMBER 30, 1882. and if ilecled, would make a sheriff of whom the community need not be asham ed. Atchison ascended the platform and was received with a Hum of applause Ho said ho was always a Republican, would cmloiso the action of the conven tion and stand by the nominees. Lived in Tombstono since birth ot town; would make a vigorous canvass if nominated, and if elected would perform the duties of the office without fear or favor. He then delivered himself of rhetorical hemorr liage, in which the words "laurels," "grand old party," "Democratic steep grades," etc. were mixed aud finally ictired to bis scat. Waul Priest said that he always sup. ported Republican tickets and would do so on this occasion. If ho received tho nom ination ho would endeavor to be elected, would discharge tho duties of the office as best ho knew how. McCarty said that his uamu had n Dem. ocrrtic ound,but that ho was a Republican as long as hu conld remember.' He would support the tiokit, and if nominated en deavor to be elected, and it elected would do his duly without fear or favor. Woods said if the convention honoied him with its endorsement, ho would work hard to be elected, and if elected, would do his duty. At this point, some one in the audience shoutod "Kcno!" nnd the well known boss of that gemo, who was Assistant Secretary, with headquarters on tho plat, form, bowed in acknowledgment. A vote being ordered, resulted as fol lows: Ward, 20; Atchison, 11; McCariv 8; Wood, 3; Peck, 3. "' Tho Tellers wero not able to agree as to the result, having got confused in the count, aud another vote was ordered, but beforo it was half over it was evident that Waul tho nominee beyond all pcradven turc. Having received twenty-three votes he was declared nominated by tho Chair man, amid a storm of cheers. A speech being called for, he went ou the platform aud rehashed the former one without much change. Nominations for recorder bcine in order, Philip Morse nominated W. A. Hurwood, Mr. JMontgomcry nominated Win. Colp, and B.W. Bates nominated Thomas Moses. Ilarwood, in his shirt sleeves, ascended the stage, endorsed the platform, said p was always a Republican, and if nominated, ho would guarantee that he would be tho next recorder. Judge Moses adv. need, and in a few well chosen words, returned thanks to his friends, and withdrew from the con test. Mr. Colp returned thanks for being brought before the convention, and said Hint if nominated and elected he would endeavor to do his duty. A voto being taken, resulted as follows: Ilarwood, 83; Colp, 7. Mr. Ilarwood was declared tho nominee of the convention. Ilarwood being called to tho platform made a speech In which bad giammar and extravagaut assertion were the component parts. Nominations for county treasurer being declared iu order, Dr. Barney nominated John Cut. Mr. Nichols nominated J. Y. Yickers. Mr. Bates nominated E. II. Wiley. Mr. Woods nominated A. II. Stebbins. On motion nominations were declared closed, and the candidates wero invited to the front to endorse the platform. Mr. Carr, witli swelling breast and beaming brow, ascended the stage. Ho said that ho was a Republican, and en. dorsed the platform adopted by the con vention. He said he was not much of a speaker, but a good worker, and that Cochise county would icceivo no iiETmtMiNE at his hands. He said he had not many qualifications for tho office, but if the peo. pie would run the lisk he would. Mr. Yickers said both himself nnd fore- fathers were Republicans. Re endoised I the platform, and if elected promised to do his wliolo duty. Mr. Wiley said that it cast him ten dol lars to come up and make a talk and that was all he wanted. He declined the office. Ho said ho wanted to make a personal explanation. lie entered the campaign at the solicitation of several delegates. He was approached by many delegates to allow the use of his riamo be fore the convention. Not less than thirty asked him to become n candidate for tho treasurcrship, and believing Hint it was the wish of ills party friends, lie consented to enter the lists as a candi date. He made an honorable canvass; traduced nobody and entered into no foul arrangements. To his surprise, it was as serted that his honorable candidacy was n put-up job; that Mr. Dunbar was afraid to entrust his books to anybody else, and, finally, that a ring combination was en lered into, whereby he would become heir apparent to Hie count' funds. This was a falsehood. Mr. Dunbar wras an honorable man, a reputable citizen and an honest official. The Board of Supervis sors had full power to examine his books at any time, and the speaker doubted not but any reputable citizen conld have full license to mnku a thorough cxamina naiionof Hie books, checks and vouchers whenever they pleased. Mr. Wiley paid a glowing tribute to Mr. Dunbar, both ns a man and official, and concluded amid the cheers of 'all Hie audience. Mr. Stebbins said that ho had no speech to make; that ho was always a Republi can, aud if nominated and elected, would discharge tho duties of the office to tho best of his ability. On motion .Mr. Wiley's money was re funded to him, nnd a vole was taken, re suiting as follows: Carr, 18; Stebbins, 13; Yickers, 11. On the announcement of the voto a mo tion was made to adjourn and lost. The next voto resulted in tho nomina tion of Mr. Carr. On being called to tho platform he thanked the "human beans" picsent for their support. T.J. Drum was unanimously ninatcd for probate judge. Nominations for district attorney being in order, Quro of Charleston nomin ated Winlleld Scott Williams, and ap pealed to bis cousin t rally on Hie center skirmisher. Mr. McClure nominated Lyttlttou Piice. The candidates being invited forward, tho man of cousins said that he stood be fore them as a candidate for district attor ney. That Hie assertion that he was a Democrat was a base lie sent forth by some men who were not his cousins. That i:i looking ateutul tho hall ho saw some men who were no iclatioii of his, and to them he apncaled to give him a square deal. Mr. Price said lie respectfully submitted his name to tho convention as a candidate tor district attorney. Mo.-t of the gentle men present had watched bis official ca reer for a year and a half past, and ho was willing to stand on vMs resold. Ho had heard il said that the Southern Pacific railroad compiny were b-icKiug his candi dacy because of suit? the eouuty had against their corporation. Tie said lie had nothing to do with the S. P. The board of supervisors bad appointed Jud'Lcwis, to represent the county in those aud be bad nothing to do with them, lie was a Republican, always was so, and always would be. If nominated would labor to reach the office, and if elected would do his entire duly. G. W. Swain appeared on the stage and made a lengthy speech, which was cred liable both as regards diction and sub stance. The vote resulted: Price, 20; Swain, 5; Williams, 20. The next voto was; Price, 22; Williams, 22; Swain, 1. Another voto being otdered, resulted: Price, 23; Williams, 22. Mr. Price was declared the nominee aud being called forward, re turned HiauKs to the convention and said, if elected, lie would do his duly without fear or favor. Nominations forCoroner being in order, Matthews, Barney and Guberso.i were placed in nomination. A couplo o5 votes being taken, Harney was declared the nominee. E. D. Van Blareom was nominated for Count' Surveyor. Judge Alexander Blair, Theodore White aud J. C. Montgomery wero nom- inated for Supervisors. J. M. Nash, the ablest, honcslot and most competent man that appeared before the convention, was unmercifully downtd. Fatly Stewart and Mr. Mclvenzic, of IJouson, botli able men were also slauglileul, and Mr. Biooks, of Chnilcston, met the same fate. Nominations lor members of the Coun cil being in order, Horace Jones, of Bis bee, nominated E. II. Wiley. Tim nom ination was warmly seconded by Mr. Montarden, of Benson. There was no oilier nominations, and Mr. Wiley being called forivaid, thanked tho convention Ho said he had had no exper ience in legislative mailers, but had saiie enough to know whal was good for Cochise county, and would always be found at the helm when duly demanded him. Mr. Wiley's speech was short nnd sweet, and the convent' r fairly roared when he concluded. He nceived tho most fluttering reception on the ticket, and was unanimously nominated when he left the platform. Josiuh Brown was nominated fur public administrator, Ben Titus being the oppos ing candidate. On motion of Mr. Isaacs, the question of joint councilman between Cochi-e and Graham counties was referred to the cen tral committees of botli countic?. Tho election of a central committee be ing next in order caucussing wns carried on for .some time, aud the foil iw.ng were elected: First Wnrd, Tombstone, Sainl. Ditrich; Second Waul, Ike Isaacs; Third Waid, L. I Blackburn: Fourth Waul.M n. Smith; Bisbee, Fred Dodge; Benson, 13. W. Bates; Charleston, J. B. Ayers; Dos Cabezas, litn Coiey; Willcox, Hugh Peicy; Iluachuca, A. C. Hand; liussull ville, J. L. Bartholomew; Fort Bowie, T. Chapman; nt large, Webster htrccl, Wal. lace Corbet I. The city delegates met and nominated tho following officers for this picc.net: Justices of the Peace A. O. Wallace, A J. Feller, (!. W. Swain. Constables W. D. Shearer, James Woods. The convention thrn ac'j mined. 2IeetUiK of the t;-nioer:.tlc fount' Com mi tee. The Dcim c.-i.t!c coun y loinmitt'c met at the office of Judgj Bony last iv ning. There were present, Judge Berry, the chairman, Many Quisl.y, secret try, and -Messrs. Ashmun, Johnson, Otbnnc, O'Neill, .Mullen, Boarman, Mugan and Lazard. The chairman stated that the object of the meeting was to attend to necessity business consequent on the campaign, and fill whatever vacancies existed on the ticket. On motion, A. O. Wallace was unanimously nominated for Justice of the Peace for thh precinct, and recommended to the voters of this district. The question of joint councilman be tween Cochise and Giaham counties being introduced, a resolution was moved nnd carried, that the secretary be instructed to communicate with the Democratic county committee of Graham county relative to the object iu question, Afier discussing some executi work the meeting adjourned subject to the call of the chair. Tho Republican county central commit tee will meet during the campaign in the vacant building on Fourth street, formerly occupied by Harry Baron's harbor shop. The announcement that quarters were sr cured on Allen street was premat'iro. The headquarters of the Republican county committee will be in tin vacant building adjoining Campbell ,fc Hatch's billiard parlor THE TICKET WAS KECEIVEI). W'h.it lending Jtonutjllcnim Think of It Sure Defeat on tlin Seventh or A'ovcmlipr Iti'onltllrmi Kicking Universal. The sentiment of many leading Rcpub. licans concerning Hie ticket nominated by the Republican eouuty convention is one of supreme disgust. The best men in the party openly assert that they will holt the ticket. TUu treatment received by Judge Moses has incensed tho friends of that gentleman, and they openly assert that they will not voto for a single man on the ticket. An EriTAi'K reporter met a prominent Republican and member of tho late con vention yesterday, and asked him how he enthused over the ticket. He answered vehemently : "Enthuse be damned : I'll enthuso for it next November. You may safely gam ble that every man nominated by the Democrats will be elected. How in hell do you suppose wo Republicans can vote for Hint ticket? Th office of Recorder requires a man who is at least possessed of the rudiments of education. If the rccoids of tho county arc not kept properly, every thing will be chaos by and by. Your folks nominated a man who is perfectly capa ble, has kept the books and records in a business-like manner, and is personally unobjectionable to the great mass of the people of the county. Our nominee, every body knows, is not capable. If Iiq gets the office he must depend upou bis deputies, as Iiia own education 1ms been sorely ne glected. Now I was a Republican before Mr. Ilarwood left Cornwall, nnd always will bo a Republican, hut you can put it down, that I have self-respect enough not to voto fir n man who is in every sense in capable of attending to tho duties of the office personally. I have nothing against Mr. Ilarwood peisonally; he is, for all I know, a very nice gentleman, is personally rather popular, and I will oppose him solely on the ground of his unfitness Judge Moses could have filled the office acceptably. Ho is a good Republican, and could attend to the clerical duties of tho office. It is admitted that Ilarwood is a shrewd business man, but tiio recorder's office needs more clerical than executive ability." The discontented Republican then took bis departure, and soon after another was encountered who is known as a very act ive Republican in local affairs-. "How dees it suit you? " asked the reporter. 'Well, my son," ho answered, " It is a cold dav when the Republican party gets left, and between you and me. I feel cold chills running through me since Saturday night" " What part of the ticket is particularly objectionable to you?" "Damn nearly all of it; certainly the greater portion of it. 1 have always been i law and order man, and I know that Ilarwood was a leading member of the strangles, when some ill-advised people, of whom he is a good representative, pro posed to organize a vigilance committee, subvert the courts tnd take the law in their own hands. Ward, too, was heard to declare, in the public street, that the Earps had done a good deed when they murdered the McLowery boys and Billy Clanton in cold blood nearly m front of your office m Fremont street. I believe the election of Ward would mean a reinstatement of the Earps, and as there has been perfect peace anil quietness in the community since they wtro driven out, not a stage robbed or oilier cusseduess of importance perpetrated, I am in favor of keeping them out. And the idea of liominatiugold John Carr for treasurer of the ounty! Why, the old demagogue Is not fit to be treasur er of a chinch fair. Not that he 13 dis honest, for he is not. 1 earnestly believe that he is an honest man, but he can hardly tell a ledger from a bible, and any smart? he may appoint to do the work for him, could b th lob him and the county before his eyes. Quigley has spoiled old man Carr, but whether he did it for fun or malice, I cannot tell. He has made the old man believe that he is not only a great man, but possessed of unbounded popular, ity. You ought to sec his writing, but I forgot, you havo seen it plenty. Ain't he a dandy? I tell you, when tho people of this community come down far enough to elect John Carr to an office requiring such clerical and executive ability as the county treasurcrship, 'tis lime to emigrate.'' The above are but samples of conversa tions that can bo heard between Republi cans at any time since Hie close of the con vention. The discontent is universal aud deep rooted, and promises a full-fledged Republican Wat -i loo next November. Helling; Whisky to Indians. Lieutenant Houghton, Scout Dunn and Mickey Free and Irish, two Apache scouts in (he service of the Government, brought a man named Quirino Roblcs to town, Sunday evening and turned him over to Deputy Marshal Blackburn, who lodged him in jail, on a charge of selling liquor t Indians. It seems Robles pur chased several bottles of whisky of J. o. Manning, a storekeeper residing near Fort Iluachuca, which he in turn retailed nt a n ce profit to same of the Indian scouts, Mickey Free and Irish negotiating the trade. The Indians, duly filled upaiid pro cecdeil to kick up a first-class rumpus, uader the influence of the tanglefoot. They weic, however, subjected, and Lieut. Houghton made them reveal where they got the whisky. Robles was arrested, brought to this oily, and turned over to Marshal Blackburn, as staled above. Yes tcrday morning the prisoner was arraigned before Judge Wallace, and pleaded guilty. He was severely lectured by thu Judge, and promptly sentenced to ix months' imprisonment in Hie county jail, fined ir0, or in default of payment, to servo J50 additional days in jail. Doubtless Mr. Robles thinks by this time that his specu lation was not very profitable. IIOAV Ben Goodrich lias a walk-over. Republican bolters are cj tntless. TnR Republican ticket is strictly an Earp proposition. Even the office of Coroner was not allowed the city. Al. Jones will be thc next Re corder of this county. An Earp restoration is not a ning card in this community. win- Poutbk's speech commenced in the beginning and ended nowhere. Tun recent convention was an organization of broken can. All the oliL.nmo stalwart Repub licans wero " downed " by tiio small fry. -, Ignokanck is at a premium, ac cording to the Republican conven tion. Pat Hor.r.AND is as sure to be Coroner, as the defeat of Dr. Barney is forcroiio. Judge Peei, will bring honor, Iionasty and ability to tho odice of Probate Judge. Wiley's withdrawal from his can didacy for the treasurer's office, was manly and gentlemanly. BLACKisunx is now the tho independent movement, manipulate it scientifically. leader of He will The Republican ticket is repre sentative of dead issues part Earp, part Strangler, part Rustler. Mayor Caui: is offering to bet unlimited money that ho runs ahead of every candidate ou the Republi can ticket. Tun city vas entirely ignored in the late Republican convention, and yet this town of Tombstono, num bers many a vote. Nash deserved the support of his party, but it was necessary, in the interest of tho country delegates, to sit down upon him. Poutei: is stumping the county. If lie succeeds as well ns he did in Tombstone, lie will place Mr. Oury under many obligations. Mayok Caui: says the Republican party is tho party of "eddicashun and proggris." Himself and Ilar wood are shining examples. Ciiaiiity forbade any very exten ded mention of the grand Republican ratification mooting on last Saturday night. Vc may do so later. LiAiiKix W. Caui: lias mado no pledges to individuals, but is solely in tho interest of the people. Ward is entirely in the hands of the ring. Tiik nomination of "Lyttletor: Price was a barren triumph for the machine Republicans. He will bo ruthlessly slaughtered next Novom ber. Contrast the Democratic with the Republican ticket. On the one hand is exhibited honesty and ability, and on tho other nothing but demagog ism. As the campaign gets straightened out wc will )iy .particular attention to the qualifications of individual Republic-in candidates. Their rec ords are being overhauled. If tiio Rcpublicn candidate is elected sheriff, it is reported that Wyatt Earp will be under sheriff, and the ghost of Zwink Hunt a deputy. Tun present secret-ary of the Re publican county committee an nounced while the convention was in sjssion that he would rather support Dennis Kearney for District Attorney than Lyttleton Price. Dnv Matthews, the staunchest par ty man of them all, and a thorough gentleman, was treated with con tempt, while sucii sterling Republi cans as Stebbins, Dibble, Seanians, Moses, Atchison and Nash wero not even noticed. Savage, of Bisbee, ruled the roost, and forgo! everybody but his neighbors. Bkx Goonmcu is recognized by Democrats nnd Republicans as n gentleman, a scholar, and a man in whose keeping the funds of tho coun ty would be in perfect safety. lie would not have to intrust his steward ship to the tender mercies of a dep uty, and does not spell constitution with a 'k " and political with an "r." FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR ICRPIinuciX UOU.VTV TICKKT. The ticket nominated by the Re publican convention has few ele ments of strength. It is decidedly negative in character, and represen tative of tho worst elements of the party. Outside of tho legislative ticket, which is respectable, without being either exceptionally strong or brilliant, there is not a man on the ticket who can recommend himself to conservative people. The nomina tion of Mr. Ward was the result of an alliance between tho machine, and fie faro games of this city. Mr. Ward is personally a very amiable gentleman, but his election to the shrievalty would be a restoration of the Earps to power aud place in this jjommunjty'. $he- ardent friends-nnder-all-circumstanccs, adherents of the Earps, forced his nomination, and it is an open secret that they hope for his election in order that tho Earps may again put in an appearance. We mistake much the temper of tho community if Mr. Ward will obtain tho suffrage of the people under such conditions. Fie has no striking qualificatioiibr the office, has never distinguiRF himself as a business man, and certainly cannot appeal to the best elements of society with the same success as Larkin W. Carr. The nomination of Mr. Ilarwood for the recordership, seems I'ke a comedy. The man is absolutely il literate, and seeks the office with the intention of farming it out. He has no qualifications, whatsoever, to recommend him. As an example of his ignoranco it may be stated that while attorney in fact for T. J. Bid well, he deeded to himself some property as such attorney, without any fur.her respect for the niceties of conveyancing. This is only a lone, solitary example of what Mr. Harwood don't know. Judge Mo ses, a competent man, who could have filled tli3 office without dis gracing it, was slaughtered by the machine, and a poor little thing like Harwood, who is nothing but a com bination of illiteracy and egotism, was made the standard bearer of the party. Wo certainly have too much respect for the good sense and intelligence of the people, to believe for an instant that there is a possiblo chance of Mr. Harvood's election. The present in cumbent of the office, Mr. Jones, is a careful, competent official, who has administered the office to the entire satisfaction . of everybody, and there is little doubt but that he will be called by tho people to continue in office, on the seventh of November next. HOW WAUI) WW .YOJUXATEU. The more that thoughtful Republi cans reflect on the character of tho nominees presented for their suffragos by the machine, the greater becomes tiieir disgust. It is admitted by all that it. is the weakest ticket that could have been nominated. Thos. A. Atchison would have mado a strong candidate for sheriff. He is known as a careful, conservative business man, whom nobody could refuse to support, except on the ground ot his political principles. It is nlso a well known fact, that the better elements of the party stood solidly bel.ind him, and that the ma chine combined with faro at the last moment to down him. This becom ing known to Mr. Atchison antl his supporters, it has naturally created a feeling of disgust and abhorrence for the methods pursued. Every body knows that delegates were bought and sold like cattlo at a fair. Bates, of Benson, was a strong ad herent of Atchison and Moses, until Ward and Ilarwood made a deal with him, by which ho was to be re warded with the office of under sher iiT in case of Ward's election. There are several other cases of deliberate purchase iu our keeping, that it is more than probable we shall edify tho public with at no distant day. It is tho universal opinion of everybody that Ward was nominated solely and entirely in tho interest of an Earp restoration. Tho fact is glowing before everybody that the Earp whoopers were tho men who stood behind bun asd forced his nom ination by a careful manipulation of delegates and proxies. When the means by which he secured his nom ination become generally known, it need surprise no person to see a general stampede from the Republi can standard. As it is, tho best men in the party have "j'umped" the ticket, knowing that an Earp restora tion, which would surely follow the election of J. L. Ward, would bo the greatest calamity that could befall this community.