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VOL.-IV. NO. 13. TOMBSTONE. COCUISK COUNTY. ARIZONA, OCI'OBtilt 7, 1882. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAH TOMBSTONE WEEKLY WAS IT JJUKDEH? The IJoili- of .fTiienil Mmi Found on tlio I'nbllo Illchvvny. .Mr. E. M. Benson, of the O. K. Corral on Allen stui't, arrived in town list Saturday from fcoldUis Holes, and brought intelligence of llndltig the dead body of u man about (Ho milts oastot t lint place, the paiticulars of which are about as fol. long: While returning Irom the Chirica hua mount iln, whitlur he had bieu on business, he i.iuic upon the camp of an acquaintance, Captain Jack bhcaier, who insisted that ho sUould join him in n cup of tea, to which Mr. Benson consulted. While partaking of supper, -Mr. Slieaicr, who has several on the road Iriightiug lumber, staled that be would have to go back about two miles and drive iu a couple of his teams, us he had found them deserted by their driTcis, Indiun Joe and a nnn by the name ol Thomas, Mr. t, icmarked that they bad :t boltlu of whisky with ibtin, but 111 J not ihlnk it a sufficient quantity to intoxicate them. One ol the men In the camp stated that lie had hcaid tluec gunshots, but as there did not appear to bo uhy ill-teeling bttwceu .loo nod Thomas, this infatuation did not appear to create any suspicion. Afier Mr. Benson hud tested himself and team, lie drove on towards tioldicis' Holes, at which plaeo he was to stop for the night. When a few miles f loin the camp ho discov ered a man lying in tho middle ol the road, with his hands folded across Ills luce as though asleep. He supposed he n-s merely sleeping, uud got out and at. tempted to awaken him. He shook him several times but received no i espouse, and he struck a much, which revealed to Mr. B. the littles form of 'Ihoiuas. He rntscd his head and found tlmttne luck of his neck was still warm, giving evi dence of his having died but a short while previous. Mr. Benson could do naught but drive on to the rauch,w litre ho ai rived alio ut 10 o lock that evening, and slop ped until 3 o'clock In the morning, when he ttaitcd lor thUcity,:iriiviug heic about J o'clock, a. in. Mr. Hitter, tho undertak er, upon learning ol the lacls employul , Mr. l 11. Mank. the cxpiossmtii, to nng the bidy. iSinie receiving thK intelli gent it vviiseurieiitly lumoied onthestrttt th..t Thomas wit-, not mimlne'ik. but fell from the wagon, the whiua passing over his neck, Musing ids dtnth as above t tt ed Tho my stety Involved in tho uise is the nouappe nance of Indian Joe, and as Sheiili Belmn had iceividno intclllacntc of the matter up to a laie hour lust night, theio has been no ifl'.nt made to arrive ci the true inwardness of the case. The t pressman will anive with the body about 10 o'clock ihlit morning, when nn Inqtus'. will be held, when it is expected mine light will be brought to bear on the case. ARREST OF PETE S1EXCE. t'liaj-M-il 'vlih t'attlo Ntcnlliic inn! lulatlns the JteM'ime loin. Prank Gray nnd Billy Wilson arrived in town Saturday morning and sutrendered to Sheriff Behan. The pris oners wtro arraigned lefore Judge Wal lace til 10 olclock. M. A. Smith ap pealed for the prNontis and District At torney Price nnd Wtb-ter btnet lor Iho deftnse. On motion of the pioseeuiion, the ease wai continued until 10 o'cli ck Monday, the prisoners being allowed to de part on their own recogni.unce. s In conversation with nn Ehtapii i reporter, Sptnco stated that he was ' tho victim of persecution on the pait of Julge Burnt It of Cuarestcn. Ho Bald that he bought and paid for tvtiy head of the cUtle In question and thnlBur ntt was try lug t nru him out of tho counV try in order lo avoid paying luui $2o0, which was due to him on n business tran. taction for several months pnt. Spence threatened tncoinmeiuo legal procei dings agnruvsijuiriiii, ns soon a, mo pieent iwutcrwis tii-pastdjij Later in the day a coi5uhint w.i, filed with United Sums Commissioner Drum by Judge Burnet, charging Sptnce with vl. olating the revenue laws, by driving caltlc into Iho country without paying duly. Tho commissioner placid a wairant in the hands of Deputy .Marshall Bl.icktiuin for the arrest ol Spence, Ilovey tnd Grey. The niarshall went to Clrirlcston.and fioin there to Srence's rauch, bin did not find the object of his starch. Reluming to Charleston ho Itaintd Hint Spence and Hovey had jmUtaitid lor this city.' Ho re turned also undarre.-tedSnencoiind lloviy koou after reaching town They wtro ai ralgned befur fie commissioner, and an examination set furMondny morning. 'I he prisoners were h mantled in tho cusiody ol the marshal). A Menial. The following cird r.atlud this olliee Inst night from Mr. J. I- Duncan, of Bis lee, one of the Diinocrallc noinincts for leprecntntlvo totlio legislature. Wo mtisi confess entire ignoran e of such n 1011 blnatiou as Mr. Duncan suggests, and believe that he must no mistaken as to the facts. However, his piompt and vigorous refusal to he a party istosuch nn arrange ment if it exists both cicditablu to hi, honor, and parly fealty. We trust Mr. Duncan Is mistaken, lint give his card for the perusul of the public. A Cm (I. To THK Vomits OK UIIK CoUXlY OK Cocinsr, A. T. It having In t u itpreen ted to mo that a omhin.iilon had lit en formed, or was being lorniul, lor the purpura of eliding one Dt niorr.it and , two Itepublic.in eandldiites to ihu tcni torlal legishituie, I wish it distinctly undeisloid Unit I will not s.inLtlon the use (if my name In a pool, clique or combination, foi such purpose, u lyint on the ptople alone. II llicy ehct me to repn..int ihem I will do il to my ut most ability. Very respectfully. J. T. Dl-ncan. Bisbee, September 23, 1885.' ...I. .-. What hns become of iho Republican cun dldate for treasurer? Nobody ever hems him spoken of. IVIJS WILL AVHAK TUB HAT. Firemen lilt'cllon U ui.Ivch I'.lec'cd Chief Fnglnerr. At an t.irly hour Tuesdiy moining groups ol men congrtgattd at the Scuuic saloon and vicinity, and were actively en gaged in vvoiking lor tlicit uspetlive choice foi chief eugiuetr. Boss Blatk uui n was, ol course, the centi.il figure aiound which all ibe smaller fry gailur cd, and who listened with deepest ink lift to the woids ol political wisdom vvhn.li How so litcly Iroin his lips when engugtd n "rthoopmg up'' the uieiits of those whom he would like to see advanced m political ltlc. Ever and auon his gn7e would wander to the immaculate cotk lail aichiltct, who with aims plated akimbo on the pollshtd walnut bar, wait ed p.itiimly until some one would tutu, ble to the sly glauces of tho "boss" and set them up. After partaking of the cup that ihicrs, some othir luckless wight would luave in sight, and If unfui lu ll do enough to bclung to either company would havo to pas tluough tho ordeal ut bciug buttou-liolcd by tho cunuublutur. About una o'clock, too polls, which were locutal at the cily rtcoidei'.s oltice on i'ouith slreet, opened, and were iu iliurge of Howuid Lie, who lepresenltd Iho Hooks, and L. F. Biackbuin whose vigilant 13-0 was ever icady lo catch on to nuy atlimpi to stuff the ballot box, or lopo in .111 opposition vote. Thomas Huiumil and Billy botilo who tilleis. Tne voting progiesscd rather slowly mill it was n difficult m.itiir to tlcicruiinc who would have tho honor of wearing the badge of olliie lor the ensuing leiui. Al U o'clock the votes being all counted, it was found that of the 108 votes cast, Monarity had ltteived 71 and Ives 87, thus electing Ives by a limjorily of 10. 'Ibe fiiiiuls of Morinrity claim that the voting of many was illegnl.on the gionud that the louslitition and by-laws of Iho depaitiueut ilibtiucily .stale tiiut no mem her shall be idlowtd to vote until llicy have been a meuiher of iho elepiriment lor thir ty days, and that several men who have only bun edmltte t within tneuty-live days weie allowed to vote. On the nnnouiictnient of the result of tho ekction, the fi lends of Ives made tho air sound wiih then l.urmhs, ami m a short tune hud the hook and ladder, manned by about Hi) members gaily trav tling up Allen stuet to Campbell & Hiitih's saloon while congratulations who tmdeicJ lo tho victor, in foaming glassts of Hoidcur. The Tombstone baud shonly i.ficr ten lereJ the chiel a senn.ide, and thus cuded pleasantly the stcond tkciion for chnf cuimcr of tho Tombstone iho department. The following piotest was filed by Mr. Mm Liny lust ivming. It is undeistood the mutter will be brought btloie the county rouit in a lew days: A OAttl). ToMiisTOXF. Oct. 2, 1882. To L. 1'. Blaikbuin and llowaid Ia'C inspectois ol eieciimi for ilnet euginiei: I heiiby eiitii my piotest against giv ing W. .1. Ives :i cerllllc.Ue of election as ihiel englueer of the Tombstone i?'no Deputnuiit. My piotest is made on the giound that the Hook and Ladder Lo. have on iheir 101I but twinn-cven members entitled lo vote at an eleciion for chief, ingimer, and that at tho dic tion just passed, eighty thiio votes who polled by Hint ininp.iii.v. I iluim tho o'. lite ol chill eiigiuicr of the Tombstone Fiiu Depiirimunt on these grounds Tho Lngine ci.miiny pulled seventy, five vit.-s and with the iwiniy-seven votes ol the Honk and LudiKr com'puny would make a tot d ot 127 votes, of which I n ceivid 71,a dear linjoruy of 40 votis. i; a. MoniAKTy. I .1 ItllltlM fl.l. llkln. tf.A....tl....... Judge Bui iv and Coloutl Mike Gray, a ci ui untie appointed by the Democratic County Central Committee, rituiiiid Irom Tiviston Sunduv, while they weie met by a cominillio Irom Grahiin, iimslsting ol I J. Holm, George Stevens nnd T. Hints ton. The object ol the inciting was to ditoimine on a nominee for joint coun cilman foi Cochise and Gi.diain counties. Alter a lengthy consultation il was de. eidid tint the honor bo coufiircd on P. J. Bolan. In accepting the nomination, Mr. Bolan handed a writttn plcdgo to the Cochise delegates promising, in the event of any attempt at changing the boundarv lines at pie-mi existing between C. chlscnnd Gr.mani, in the legislature, that, if elected, he would oppo-p to the best of Ins nbiliiy nuy suth piopoition. Mi. Bolan is at pri sent district attorney of Gruhiin (ounti and is u good l.rvyir, and an able m in guirrdly. He is a pro. noiinctd D-nimral, .ml his had eonsidei able legislative cvpericnu; hintofore. lie is a very p ip'ilar man iu Graham couuly, nnd will lu elected !v a large majoritv. -, Insirmly Tor '!. Mti.hle. KKewheic in this issue of iho Kimtvvh will be found the cud of Hugh Hagguty announcing him-i'lf a i ndc)emlcnt can tlld.it ) for Constable Mr Hagguty has bom a Con-table in lliis piecinet lor the past two ve.n s. mil has bet n a good and faithful o Hot. lie has bitn a lifu long Bepublican but leeiivcd such inf motis tie.itmeut at tho 1 itc picktd convention of his party, that ho has concluded to jump palty lines and apptal to tho people In. tleptndintly. .Mr. Ilagganv biing well known in every person in liie city, will give the HuHiblican candidates n touh deal. -- To The Votri'M or riiiutiMtmie. Having smed in the ollleo of Constable of township No 1. lor tho two jeus lu-t past and having given suth snti-fnulon to tho pioplc doing business with ine in that .ollicelhat in my ask mo to still further scivo for iinoihcr term I lurtby, tinnounie mvseir as an independint iiindidate Tor Constable of sain township un I dciie the votes of my friends for ic-cleclion on Nov. 7. Huoii Hauoautv. Larkln W. Cair is'an honest man, thcic foro the people will support him. MAltAUDING REDSKINS. A Hand of Aimrhen Itaidlntr Throusli theNnii Jus- JIouutaiuH-Two Jlen Killed. Fioin 31 r. Brian Obcat who returned Moudav Irom the custom house on the Sail Pedro, we learn that the band of nn eg.ule Apaches, who have cairied death and iksliuition with overwhilming fury into toe lie irt ot bonor.i, weie again ma. lauding the (ountiy in the vicinity of tho San Jose mountains, ami were running oil' stock, and killing all whom they came in contact with. Last Sunday n band of for tj -three Apache bucks laided iho Tiran ito iani.li, situated about 15 miles lioiu the custom house. At the time of the nttaik thcic were five men on ilie lanch. Tho Indians succeidtd iu running off .iluge number of entile and horses, of which number they killed fifteen. In attempting to save the stock, TWO MUMICAN HtUDIiKS, Felipe Ciiminc7. and Juan Biptuta, vvete l utlilesslysl.iuglitercd . The remain nigthico men nfur having n desperate running fight sui'cteded in effecting a loiigeintnt iu a sicure retreat. The band, Hlttr unsuccessfully utt icking their strong hold, and knowing thai nt least some ot them would bite the dust, if theattack was kept up, gave up the contest, and took a broad trail leading into the San Jose mountains whire they ure now supposed to he. luostof the icnegades are altiitd in the fatigue uniform of the UniL'd Slates niniy, andaietquipped with Spring field rifles, caitridge belts, etc., and are well mourned. Mexican troops were In the vicinity of Bucuuchi several das ago, and ere now arcpiob ibly in closu runsuiT of the red devils, aud it is to bo hoped that iu case of u fight that It will end in theii complete cxttriumittion. It is moie than piobablo that in the event of being closelv prcssi d, tho renegades will take a natar into this tin it iy. Gen. Crook is now at ban Carlos, and is iu a very fairway to gain an insight into the barbaious methods pursind by iho govcriimtiil pets, when on a marauding expedition, and will doubt, less inaugurate n line of action which will not only end the ficquent incursions of these devilish pests, but will place capi talists and prospet tors on a more secuie footing than they have herctofoic enjoyid Since wilting tho above, a gentleman mimed litdfern biought information to town that si- Mexican custom house guards wire killed near the San Pedio Suuday evening. The report could not be authenticated, and its truth cm not be vouched for. A UuHcally Indian Agent. While the Indians, as a race, aie desciv ing of very little svnipathy from the peo ple of Arizoii i, there are times vv hen they are so mistreated and robbed by those placed in power over them by the govern ment, that patience ceases to be uviitue, and the lCsuli is an euieutc from the lCser vution, closely lollowtd by the most alio cious deeds of murder and rapine The h.tist case is that of IJoswcll J. Wheeler, agent for the Punas and Papago', vvln.se heudquaitcr.s were located ut isneuton. Not coutint wiih robbing tho government funds, he bus lobbed the Indians of tluii pitilul salaries as well. The government allowed him to employ a sahuiid police foi co, and whin pay day came he iuvariu bly pocketed the amount due lhim. One wayol raising the wind was to pi ice mi luuiaii undii iiiiest for some violation of his iion-olnd rules, and as a means of pun ishmeut condemn him to work in his bir ley tiild, and would reap the benefit ot bis labnis. Ho also issued lalso vouchirs, and put in fictitious nicounts, but beioming inibolilcned by bis continued success he became reckless, mid Was discovered bv Dr. Palmii, the agency phvoicLui, who telegiaphed the dep irnneot. Wheehi Kiioiving that his game wns up. immedi atily depanid for Chr.1 Grindo when-he look tho train. Weie it not for the domes ticntcd habits of Iho Punas and Pupagos. who have iu . i measure learned to bo de. pinduit oe the white man, another serious, oiiib'eak would undoubtidly bo the clot ing scene in Winder's caieer ol crime. -'ew City Hall. The city council have advertisid foi bids for tho constiuction of a new city hall. As it is well known, the silo selected is that upon which the County Ricordei's olllcc w. is previous to tho late (lie. The building is to be !i()80 two stories, with basement, and is to bo built of brick, and the cuntnet will epresly stipulate that the iiinteii.il Used in its construction shall be of the best quality. Connected with the building will be ii jail which will be appiopiimly fitted up and whiuin ever,) luckliss individual who shall l.tll iiudtr the displeasure ol Iho citj's pciccmnkci will llnd a pleasant place in wh'ch to re initiate ovei tlnir doubles or to armhe the liquoi whitli Is poeuliiuly adapted to this (lunate. Plans and specifications an to be found at tho auditor's olliee, and bonds will be required in double the iinio.int of the bid. Coroncr'M Iii(iiiHt. The coroner Monday held an inquest on the body of Joseph Thomas, the team ster w ho was so foully mtiideicj on Fiithi ' week, rd aIioso lody was discovered hv B. M. Benson. The jury, consisting of O D. Pil7hugh, Al Fnnch.J. L. King, r. Coghlau nnd N.Alexander, after hearing tli- testimony of B M. Benson and Jake Shesier, iu whose employ the unfortunate man was ut the time of his death, found that deceased came tolns death on thoSOlh Instint, in the Sulphur Springs valley, at iho hands ol a person or personi unknown. On an examination of tho body by Dr." Matthews, it was found that the muse of dealh was evidently u 15-cnlibcr bullet which entered the body below the brcK bone and passing through the body came out near I tic b ickbono The dice ised was about !3 veais of n"p and his p irents reside iu "Sprini'tieTd" Mo., and are in affluent clrrumstHnoes. ' A lroih3 luetic Tor Iiutiudeiicu nnd ."Weiiduclty ovull- Handle SIih Critic. L'ditok EriTArn: As my litiei of I ist Friday morning has been the innocent cause of subjecting your paper to unmer ited cntici-m, I tan do no less than hasten to express myregict then for, nnd depre cite the incaii and uiilicious j uiiiliilistic snirtt which discerned in tli.it letter ''a coverl attack" upon our public school sys tem. Il is not the pin pose ol "Nnvalis' to mcitsuie critical lances with the local par agrapl.ist of your evening conteinpoi.iry. When he enters the lists lie hopes to nu et Willi a nobler adversary with one uPleast who will not desi end to the nunnncss of exprtssing gratuitous slander. Why did he not (tnJgo to "Novalis," wl.oni vou know is no intangible myth, the imputa tion clnrgcd lo the Ei'ii'APii, and which you Siturday m irning very piopcrly but vviakly chnrattcii7ed jw ''inalicioeis.' My ehai.ieteriz it Ion of il ha I I been in your place would have bien mnie forcible than eleuMiit. I nm persitmlcd "secular tduc i tion did lit le for theuewsp.ipir Bohemian who so recklesslr substituted table for tact in order to guilty the spltnctic tendencies of hi nntuie. But wlialevci may be the qunliiyol Ins molality and however good Ins edun tion it is evident th it neither will ever be powerful enough lo net as piophy lact'oto his invetei..te mendacity.. Tho ediicitioii blcmltd with, aud diieitidby moral influences will never descend to liilsehoml tviii for subserving his own in teifsts. Moieover Ilie iducaiion which studiously igiions religion and 1 nigbs at morality, is not the sou whiih builds up, sustains nnd guuantiis the perpetu ition ol states and empires These tilings am well known lo every well letd man in America. and the same i ould also, were they pnsent, tell the He publicnii that loi lefigion and the moinl influences vvIik h evvi go hand in hand with it, ihis lti'iulilic, in nil piobabtlity would not hao witnessed the attainment of the first ceutuiiry ol its independence. It is 11 very well for superllciil mmdid squib writeis who prietiee upon t!icBeiub lie.in, tocry "covert atluek" upon the sac ridniss of ilie common scln ols, when no such attack was ever Ihouglit ot or intend ed. Foi tluse sctiools I have considerable icspecl, but, even so, as a citizen and lux. payei of this commonwealth, I claim the light, as I do the justice, ol pointing out their defeds when I am sitislinl tliai su.'ii dcleits exist. But this I have not vet done, and until I or somebody equally do siious of aiding to regulate the utilises stid to hotolerattd will, m their walls shall i.xpose these defects I would counsel the UVpublicaii to devote itself to the tik of ptoving that the want of education and lack of the efllcitncy it imparts ought not be made a b ir to the candidacy ot politic al olliee stekere. This is a new departure in politics Indeed, and one that is likely t work no good to the journal or palty that gives it counicn.intv. Of wbatsover sins the Ei'iTAPir limy be utility under its prescni munagcmi ni, it is not eoirsc or personal and nevei ignor ant. When it descends to poison il cnti cistn, it does so justly and squ'iiely in the inteiesi of its lenders nud supporters For this I lomniend it. When men sel them selves up for politic il olliee, tiicy omjhl to remember that the political picss is not only Aiguseyed but lynx-eyed as well, ind witnout their lives lmve been blame less and puic as Sir Galahad's, they would havedone beltei lo have tr.iinpliu upon ambition and thus avoid political dis-ec-tton. No man, not moi.dly anel politically honest, ought tobesuppoitcdforolllcc;.in(l ivithout he is p is-ossed ot mole tUan mediocre ability, he should remain in so cial obscurity. Illitci.iey, howevei honest, is no recommendation loi public olliie int oven to that of poundktepcr. Hut stinngo lo sav, m fiontitr scit'emmt, it is the most illiterate and least competent who almost invariably put ihcinulves for ward for public positions. Who that will take the puns lo inve-tigato thecduention. il tomptteney of the Republican county nominees, but must, it impartiable how utterly unlit many nay, neaily" all of ilicui uie for the positions to which they ispire. NovAtis. Our I'libllc hctioolH. The city of Tombstone can justly lay ci dm to having the best organiei. school system in Arizona. Ci nsideiablo emula. ti"ii is e.xcttid among the scholars, mid by judicious training of teachers, the ti tendly rivalry is kept up and the result, .is appended below, for the past school month, is gratifying in the exticme. 252 iihmes have bieii eniolled on the legister ot the public schools, and the avirage daily attendance has been 231 'I hose whose namis apptnron the loll of horn r have neither btcn absent nor taidyj.iud iheir scholarship averages DO per cent, or over: 1IOLI. OF IIONOU. Advanced grade Jennie Whilcomb, 08; Lucy Hen ick, DC. First grade Mollie Daily, !I0; Jessie Johnson, DO; M. M. Sherman, teachei. Second grade Maggie Hill, 04; Lottie JIoscs, 0; Minnie Hill, Oi; C. A. Stuiloii, teachei. Third gi.ule Con Goodrich, 03; Mag. gie Cosiilli., 02; Lillian McAllister, 91; Allle Hone, 00; Eddie Dunbar, b0; M. L G.iston, teiehei. Fouith grade- Emily Smith, Allie Hunt, Nora Wixiram, Fiauk Giaf, Buta Ed niotids, John Brady , Florence l ink. Su Santee, teacher. Filth grade Thomas Dunb.u, Iliuiy CI.ipp, Willie Grist Mis. Price, tciclur. 'Ihc Court Hiiiisr. 'flit new conn house is giadunily loom ing up, and attaining the appearance of what it is dcsignid to be, the line t build lug of its kind in Ai io'i.t. At presinl the Joy mi boys, assisted by scvci il Mexicans, mo the onl,' jieisoiis woikmg on die build, ing, but iu a lew days seveial bricklayers will arrive from Plienix and Tuc-on, In icspoiiso lo a tilegram fent several days ago. fhe vault for Iho county treasure! is bting built, aud vvhcu llnished will be adc quatc for all demands that in ty be made lor sp ice on the pint of county oflL-ere. The vault proper will be 20il0 leet in size and will bo protected by one of Hall's burglar pioof safe doors, which have stood the lavages of flies and the labors ol but. glars bittci than any other safe in Ilie mirkct. Ovei one hundred tliousand nnc't uro now on the giound, and upon the at rival of a sulllciiut nuinb.'r of hrliklaycis work will bo pushed lorwuul ns rapid y as circemstnnces will permit. .. McCarty, to all nppeaiancis, has taken his medicine quietly. He hi.s found out, at feast, th it il takes a long sack to make the boyR think hois njrood one UHPUBLICAN KIOTING. The.Ooiuilj Coinniittcc .licet and Kn snee In a IHHi-euiitnlilu Wrmicle The CoiintrMiicn on Top, Tiue to hirt woid, Fred Dodge appeared in town Wednesday, having ridden fiom Bisbeo to down the cily ringsters in the llepublicun County committee. The meeting was called to order at seven o'tlock at the Rt publican committee rooms on Fourth street, there being present Web ster Street, chaiiman, B. W. Bales, secre tary, and Messrs Dodge, Aycrs, Smith, Isaacs, Dietrich and Biackbuin. Besides the above, Fred Dodge and Mr. Ayersheld tiuee proxies e nh horn countiy numbers of tho committee who weie unable to at tend. T o minutes of Ibe pievious meeting were lead and appioved. and a committee appointed at a previous meeting "on the expenses of the campaign," wtre callid upon for a report. Keno Ike, ( lmirman of the couimiilee.annoimced that it would re quirt 3,000 to run the county carupilgn, and gave the following items: Printing, 1200; old debt, $300; secretary and sla. tionery, ?200; eleition day, .?1,00U. He then proceeded to re id what he thought an equitable assessment ot candidates, but was cut short by Mir. Dodge who sharply in formed him that that was going further than he had any power. Ike said he would kick if he thought it would do any good, bill he understood that Dodge held a full hand, and would consequently keep quiet. Bates suggested that the icport be accepted, which was done, and Ike went to the chaigc again by moving that the committee proceed to assess candidates. He was ag dn choked off by Dodge, aud a good de il of i l.naturcd glow ling ensued. It was moved that tlnce additional mem bers tiiim iho city be added to the county committee, and A. O. Wallace, E. II. Wiley and Joseph Taskcr were named Ike moved to m.ike it five, nnd suggested the name of Dr. Matthews, while Black bum named John B. Fairel. Ficd Dodge said that live was too many, lb it they would keep on increising the committee until it was like a mass meet ing, aud wound up by saying that John U Fan el would not seivc. Bl ickbuin How do you know? Dodge 'Tis none of your business. Blackburn, tine iicmngly You hadn't better bo too saucy. Dodge I'll be as saucy as I damn plea-e. Heic thechaiimnn rapped for order, and editor Dunbar, who was sitting near Blackourn, caught hold of that statesman, while Ay ers held on to the fiery Dodge. Sircct and Bates imploicd for peace, and reminded the btlligtrents that the press lcprescnti.tives were present and would give the ruikct away. The question was then put and the original motion increa. ing the committee by tlnec, was carriid, Dodge and Aycis, with their pioxits, vot ing for, and the city men against. Mr. Wiley being picsent, declined to siive on tho lummittie, and U. S. Bicu was uppoinlcd in his stead. Another wnngle then ensued between Dodge i ml Blackburn over tho appointing of a finance committee. Di dgo and his followers named the mctn bctsof the committee entire, m iking Wal lace, Taskir and Rice the members fiom the city, and himself mid Ayiesthe mem bers from the (oumry. While sneaking on his nut ion, Blaikburn interrupted him, and Dodge t-ild him to sit down. Blackburn bhut your d n mouth. Do. go You can't shut it. B I'll give you any kind of a game you want. D. You can't give me anything, and Ihc less c lin music you give the better. Both men were advancing on each other, but the other meinbcis into ft red and thus spoiled the low. Stvei.d other questions came up, but were settled just as Mcssr. Dodge and Ayies required, against the heated and angiy protests of Isiacs and Biackbuin. Several other disgraceful scenes such as the above look pi ice, and finally the principal business of the even ing, the assessment of candidates was brought up.mninly Ibiough the energy and perseveiancoof Ike, who said it was time the candidates put up something nnd showed a little money in sight. The fol. lowing ase-smeuts were Anally made. Shu ill, 500; lojoidtr, 100; trcasuter, 250; district attorney, 250; probitc judge, 150; public iidmiuistrntoi, 50; lcpie-eiititives to hgislatuic,?50; council, 75; supcivis rs, 50; coi oner, 150; mr. veyor, 50; justkes ot the pcico and con st ible, 23..ich. By an ordei of the1 com. mine, p issid on mot on of Isa ns.tho name ol any candidate not pay ing bifoie the fif teenth of this month will be taken off the ticket and nnothir subslitulid. Isaacs then moved that a committee of tluec bo appointed to nominate a candidate for joint eouncilm.an with Grahain couuly Tho ehiiiniiiu suggested that il would be better to gtveGi alum county a little siy in the m ittei. and appoint a committee lo act in conjiiiH'iou with the sitter county. Ike s dd no, that if Ginh.iin did not like it she (ould lump it; thai "wc hid the biggest pie and could tako the puddjng." The committee were, for the fir.st lime, pretty un minions, aud Ike's motion prevailed. The chair apponitid Isaacs, WiJlace and Ayies the committee, who ictiied, and in about tbiity-five seconds returned and re poind the name ol Joseph Tnskei as the nominee. Mr. Taskcr lciiirne I tit inks for the honoi CDiiloncd, and said he would do his best for the intiic Republican ticktt The question of adjourninci'l was nixt brought up, and caused a mw row, but Dodge, us usual, h id things his own way and ihc committee adjourned until two weeks fiom lo night. Bliickburn says ho Is going to move out to Pick-eiu up, so that he can be a country man at the next inciting, and have ome say in Iho deliticiations. Mr. Wiley tlmibilc-s deilincd t" ftrve on the eoinunitio, being loo dicuit n man to nlllltale with such u mob. American ."tlanorw. An Eastern newspaper calls atten tion to tho fact that there niu many fine mansions with their surrounding grounds upon the hanks of the Uud son river which are rapidly going in to a state of decay. That sucli should be the case during a season of general prosperity seems at the first glance strange. We hear, how ever, of splendid new mansions be ing erected, and grounds being mag nificently laid out and improved, in various rural localities by men who have acquired great wealth in the cities and have an ambition -to found something like baronial establish ments. It is a question of a com paratively short time in all probabil ity when the latter will be swelling the number of the former, and it may be that the process will go on indef initely. These fine buildings degen erate into country boarding-houses for city people in the summer and go the way of neglected things gen eral . The spectacle furnished by ox Governor Sprague defending the once elegant Canonchet against its would-be purchasers furnishes an apt illustration of the vicissitudes to which these costly establishments are subjected, and the fate that awaits them. The reason for it all lies in fact that many makers of fortunes in this country are either not fully acquainted, with th? conditions. of American life, or else that they ure determined to gratify their own tastes, irrespective of the welfare of their children. There can bo no successful tran splanting of English customs in the United States that do not ac cord with the natural effects of our institutions and laws. We have- no entail here that will permit such establishments as have been spoken of to remain indefinitely in the same family. It is rare that an average estate survives two generations with us. At the end of each generation there is almost invariably such a division of property as to place it out of tho power of an heir to keep up the homo and manner of living of his predecessor merely upon what he receives by inheritance, and it is a sad fact that the wealth of the parent usually serves to make an incapable man of the son. The money-maker is so wrapped up, as a nile, in his occupation that he fails to guard his his children against the effects of idleness and of the habils of thought that come from the idea that it will nuver bo necessary for them to work for a living. There are here Lnd there apparent exceptions to the dissipation of es tates; but it is nevertheless only a question of time in every case. And it is well that it is so. We know no older-sun or other class privileges, and the disintegration of esta'es in volves the opening of the widest possible field for tho accumula tion of competencies through indi vidual effort. A man must have sense enough to manage his property wisely with us, or it will leave him and pass to others better able to take care of it. 1 hcre is no cast iron ar rangement placing it out of his power to part with it. Therefore, anything like the founding of families on land ed or any other kind of property, in this country, is an impossibility, and there is no use in building castas or manor houses with that end in view. The best way to keep up the famiiy respectability and name in the United States is to inculcate a practical knowledge of life and a respect for the dignity of labor in the rising generation, which will enable it to become useful members of the com munity and transmit good common sense to its successor. Our society can aosorb and take cat e of a certain degree of fine establishments and fi'inish people to carry them along consistently. There are constantly rising men who vvtnt sensible, sub stantial houses and will pay for them what they are worth, but these baro nial irrangements are comparatively without a market. They rarely bring more than twenty five cents on a dollar after their originator is through with them, from the fact both that they have cost a great deal of money and they generally aro constructed in accordance with some architect ural or other whim which detracts from their value. -Max proposes but God disposes, which reminds us thpt a "kicker" is generally a four-time loser. Tin: Democratic party is a protect or of the working in in. Tho Repub lican party vacilates between a Chinese pagoda and tiio golden calf. The Traile of Mexico. A through train from Chihuahua has arrived at Chicago, which moves the Tribune of that place to remark on the Mexican trade. With the usual Chicago spirit, our enterprising contemporary concludes that the bulk of the Mexican trade will be attracted to that great city, because it makes the in tides that Mexico particularly needs as wagons agricultural ma chinery, dry goods and carpets. In the same mails which brings this news from Chicago comes a re port from New Orleans of the for mation there of a Mexican Commer cial Exchange. A committee was appointed some time since to examine the matter of increasing the trade between Mexico and the Crescent City, and that Commute has now reported. The exports from that port to the sister Republic have in creased over 400 per cent since 1879. The imports have risen i $1,079, 93G in 1SG7, u 3,317,80i in 1881. The committee say in their report: There is really no practical limit to the coming tr.ide between the two republics of this continent, save in the tariff barriers which they have mututily set up against each other, and which a reciprocity treaty could sweep away in a day. This treaty we arc about to have. The Mexican Commercial Ex change is about to be formed, and New Orleans will make a strong ef fort to secure to herself tho bulk of the Mexican trade. These effjrts on tho part of these tvvo great cities, and similar efforts pat forth by Denver and San Fian cisco, indicate that tho business men of those cities tegard the trade with Mexico as susceptible of great devel opment. Their opinion in the matter is entitled to consideration, and leads us to believe that the business houses of Tombstone should do something in the direction of controlling the tradp of Northern Sonora. This city is in a position to control the trade of the entire Sonora valley, and tho mining country adjacent. The roads leading to Sonora from this city arc good, and all that is necesrary to lead a respectable poitioti of the Mexican trade to this citv, is enterprise and dash on the part of tho business men. It is to be hoped that something will be done to attract the business of our neighboring Stat5 in this direc tion. roiaoY. We understand that some few cioss-oycd Democrats find fault with the Ernwrii, because it has made no attack upon the private character of Judge Porter, Republican candidate for election to Congress. In spite of the ideas of other people, how ever, wc propose to handle Judge Porter only in the light of his public record, as xve shall also treat Mr. Oury. The former has presented himself , to the people of Cochise county, and the impiession he left should certainly satisfy lovers of Democracy, without any waste of time, on the part of the Epitaph, in burlesquing either his appearance or condition. Whatever chance of election Judge Porter once had, was lost by him in Tombstone, and no body recognizes that fact better than Republicans. He is simply a politi cal corpse which, in charity, should be buried decently. Remarks con veying an impression of lack of fealty to the Democratic candidate for Congress, on the part of the edi tor of the EpiTArn, have been re peated to this office, but they arc deserving of no notice and will ro- ceive none. The said editor had the honor to be in both conventions nominating Mr. Oury, and voted for him in those conventions. During the last election campaign no man worked birder for the success of the head of the Democratic ticket, as every citizen of Yuma county will testify and Mr. Oury himself ac knowledge. The political policy of tliis journal simply embodies an en tire belief in the principles of Dem ocracy, and an unselfish advocacy of the party candidates. In followintr, this policy it is no considered tieces saiy to personally abuse those who have been chosen by tho Republican party, cither upon the score of expe diency or respectability. The merits aid demerits of candidates, in regurd to their fitness for public office, will only be set forth to tho people, bo that tliev m v judge fiom a basis of public interest. Savage, the Republican candidate for the assembly, spends his time sweetly singing, "It breaks me all up." " Moktakity, than whom no man is more popu ar, is working quietly but efficiently. He has a political "dead thing.''