VOL.-H. NO 1.
TO.Utl'ON'K, r.lM'IIlSB COUVI'Y. ARIZONA. NOVUM BEtt 13, 1882.
FiVE DOLLARS A YEAR.
You Will Never be
Sheriff of Cochise.
The Democracy Triumphant
''dependent ism" Eliminated
e From Our Politics.
Cuddy's Crowd Relocated to
Shades of Oblivion.
Republican Cohorts Stricken
Carr and WardNoch-and-Xeclc
on the llonif.-Strctch and
Al Jones Annexes the Enti.e
The '"Village Blacksmith"
Knocked Out of Time.
The Legislative Ticket Solid.
With One Exception.
Price ad Di-um Downed
Smith and Peel.
Holland Will Vttcnd
The eleUlon of yesterday will long be
renumbered as one of the most exei Ins
ntl closely conte-ted evets in the historx
of tbis cily iidiI county. The peculiar cir.
cumst-mccs -surrounding the contest I'm
the shrievalty, and the hitler feeling' which
had been engendered between the friend
of the three candidates tor tlmt office, was
perhaps the chief Ciiusu of the deep inter
est manifested in the result. Almost ul
daylight the streets and saloons wcic
thronged with eager partizans, all anxhrn
for the strjgglo to begin. The Keajjl
phalanx were out in full strength, and at
the commencement were appi rei y coir
dent of the result. The democrats, not.
withstanding tlic odds against them, wen
hopeful and vigilant, while the repulib
enns, relying upon their Neagle allic-,
thought their victory wou'd liean eisv one.
The wiBe precaution ot the board of su.
pervisors in recommending the appoint
ment of a number of special deputy slier
Id's, acting in conjunction with the police
force, preserved the peace and prevented
any seiious disturbance during the day.
The Neagle men in the forenoon uttrmptt u
to carry out their scheme of lepeatmg, but
the vigilance of the challengers prevented
the fill) success of their plans, although i
is claimed they succeeded in cittmg ii
bout seventy or eighty
KRAUDUI ENT VOTES
for their, candidate. T iwaid evening can .
ful observers became confident that Ne.
le was hopelessly beaten, and bits wen
freely offered that he would not carry the
city. When this became apnaicnt, tin
consciousness of Impending difeat infuii.
aud ibe strikers of tlie"indcpcnilcni" can
dldatc, and a syst m of wholesale tmlldox
Ing was'inaugur.ned, in the hope of tun
ing the tide In his favor, Mr. Neagle him
self vus on the gtouml, and was conspici
ous in the woik of terrorizing the voters.
After the p lis had closed the counting hi
gan, but owing to the immune amoum I
scratching, the progress was nctcssaiih
slow. As leiurns Irom outside, piecinc
began to le.ieli the city, the belief cute -tained
liy sanguine democrats that tlici
ticket would eincige from the contest vii -turlous
was strengilieued, and al the houi
of golnirto piesthUniorniiigit ismonll.
certain the result Is asweepingdeinocraiii
vicloiy ihioiiuhout the county and tuii
tory. It is uot inipiobablu that Capiat
Tevis, the nominee for councilman, ha
b in difealed, but the election of the te
nia ider of the ticket is .issined. Foi
sberitr, the lesult is still in dotilit, but up
on one I act lb e conservative, luu-ahldin
citizens of the county can congratulati
themselves, and Hint Is the ignomiiiiou
dcleal ol Hie so-called 'independent'
candidate. . White it i, possible he ha
male good his boast of defeating thv
Irmocrntic nominee, there is still good
g .luud for hope that such is not the ca.-c
I ones, for county recoidir, is elected bc-
"iid a ieindvcniuie, notwithstiuding the
'itidep ndents" betrayed and "kivfeil"
lm almost to a man. Peel, for probate
judg-; Smith, fr district attorney; Goi d-
ricli, for tri usurer; Holland, for coroucr
nd Hoadley, for county surveyor, an
il o ceriaiu of their election. The resiil,
nrcountv sup.'rvis ir. is not yet known
iltliough it is provable they went through
ith the rest of the ticket. The vote in
r-iiubsione was liuii-h filler than was r.-
iceted, the total being 1.5W, 707 in the
Irst precinct and 791 in t ic. second At
twelve o'clock last nig! t the count wu-
owly progressing, the result at that hour
Piccinct No 1 Ourv 81. Porter 72, .
n 75, Tusker 80, Hort m 80. Davis 73, Tcv
s 58,Wiley 100, Morinrty 40, Wardwel)82,
Duncan 87, Maxson 78. Dunbar 01, sav-
age 00, Carr 09, Warn ifc, Neagle 50. .lone ?
C, Harwood 71, Goodrich 04, Carr(i3,Full
55, Blinn 01, Bullis G5, Montgomery 01,
Blair 01, While 83, Smith 01, Price GO.
Peel 102, Drum 53, Hoadley 78, Van Blar.
com 80, F eeman 71, Brown 87, Holland 78,
Hirney 77, Feller 102, Smyih 53, Wallace
103, Swain 77, Huberts 59, KeuncyC4, Hag
gerty 33, Cross 23, Huzleton 28, Woods 29
Piecinet No. 2 Oury 80, Porter 74, Da.
vU 70, Hor;on 84, Tusker 80, Bolan G8,
Wiley 03, Tevis 02, Moiiaity 5r. Ward well
Duncan 84, Maxson 70, Dunbar 05, Savage
04, Carr 40, Ward 70, Neagle 42, Jones 94,
Harwood Ot, Goodrich 90, Carr 71, Fall 00.
Blinn 00, Buills 07, Montgomery 95, Blair
57, White 84. Smith 90, Prico 71, Peel 122,
Drum 38. Hoadley 81, Van Blarcom 70,
Ficeman 74, Brown 75, Holland 88, Bar
ney 09, Feltcr 123, Smyth GO, Wallace 120.
Swain 8G, Kenney G7, Huberts, CO, Shearer
21, Woods 38, Huzleton 27, Cross 21, Hag.
gerty 35, Hudson 140, Harimann 140,
From outside precincts, the following
returns wcie teceived last night;
l-mery City Twenty-six votis cast;
Ward 23. Neagle 2, C.trr 1.
Si. David Thirty votes cast; Carr 2,
Jones 28, Goodrich 28, Neagle 1, Ward 1.
Dos Cabezas Filty.seven votes cast;
Carr 23, aid 18, Neagle 10, Ourv 35,
Porter 21, Goodrich 40, Carr 17, Price 17.
muli 40, Peel 41, Drum 10, Jones 45, Har
Bow'e Station Foity-two votes polled;
Tevis 42. Oury 37, Poiter 5, Bolan 39, Mo.
riarty 37, Duncan 30, Wirdwvll 80, Carr
32, Neagle 5, Ward 5, Jones 41, Goodrich
38. Fall 39, Hlinn 39, ilu:lis 37, Smith 38,
Peel 37, H.adley 37.
Vll'cx, 0:30 p. in. Carr, 27; 'Ward,-
Chaileslou, 0:45 p. in. Porter, 04;
Ouri.Gl; Davis, 07; Hoiton,58:Wardwell,
(it. Watd, 01; Harwood, 40; lllinn, 58;
Price. 39; Holland, 50; Bullis, 58; Smilh.
80: White. G7; Dunn, 47; Blair, GO; Peel,
78; Hoadley, CO; Tinker, 73; Tev.s.58;
Savage, OS; Dunbar, 54; Duncan, 72; Ncn.
;-le, 21; Goodrich, G2; Bolan, 51, Wiley,
07; Maxson, 00; Moriaity, 55; Cair,44;
Jones, 78; Cut r, 03.
Ben-on, 10:30 p.m. Carr, 80; Neagle,
33; Ward, 20; Harwood, 57; Jones, 80;
Oury, 89, Horton, 88; Bolan, 81; Tevis,
58; Moriaity, 83; Wiirdwcl',83; Duncan,
92: Goodrich, 75; Fall, GO; Blinn, G7;
Bullis, 119; Smith, 88; Peel, 91, Hoadley,
83; Freeman, 80; Holland, 78; Porter, 59
Davis, 52; Tasker, 58; Wiley, 58; Maxson
50; Dunbar, 44; While, 39; Blair, 43;
.Montgomery, 20; Hai wood, 37; Carr, 01;
Price, 49; Dium,48; Barney, 00.
'I he Tucson Citizen says that the Happy
Valley r.inch, owned by Olnrley P.iige,
and the Meadow Valley ranch, owned by
D 'ii Sanford, have passed into the hands
of other owners. The consideration for
the first was $30,000 and for the latter $8
000. Messrs. Paige and Sanford arc both
well known in Tombstone, and many of
our clt'zcns are familiar with the proper,
tiesa ld. The transl'eis were madcihiough
Judiic Silent, who, together with his asso
ciates the purchaserof the Sauford ranch.
The Happy Valley r.inch was bought
for Walter Vail who proposes to use it for
iho breeding of tine, blooded slock. It is
situated north of Pantano and lies between
mountains in the shape of nn epp-c the
hil s converging to within a quarter ol
a mile of each other at one end, tuinishing
the only egress. The water supply is ecu-
trally located and is abundant. The San-
ord ranch is well known the country over
and occupies the whole of the intervening
country between the Empire ranch and
rull & Oclioa's range at Pantano. Both
ire to be heavily slocked, the one with
pure bloods aud the other with impioved
Tim Other Side.
Reuben S. Wood, the trader at San Car
lo', who was Indicted for frauds in ctn
iirclion with Parson Tiflany by the grand
jury at Tucoon, is well Known throughout
southern Arizona, and as a matter of jus
t ce we give bis version of the affair. He
wasicccntly in Tucson and to a reporter
of the Citizen he said in substance that
here is nothing m the charges and lie
J! not believe t.ial Agent Tiffany has
ecu guilty of anyting but incompetency
r unit it will be possible to convict him.
fhe cases are mo-tly trumped up and if
dffany himself had been here it would
lave been impossible to have indicted
dm. Mr. Wood is nu old resident of the
erritory and luu always been respected,
ilis views are entitled to consideration,
specially as they are backed by the st ilc
nents of other reliable parties conversant
ith the alfairs, whom the United Stales
d strict attorney did not see fit to call be
fore the grand jury for fear il would ic
luce the number of indictmtuls be would
iave the privilege of drawing at thirty
lollars apiece. Mr. Wood has lesided on
me reservation for the past five years and
there is no doubt that he can remain there
as lung as he deihes to.
M 1NING REVIEW.
A l.nnk Alnnir ili Itonnnzii Line.
Theie N absolutely nothing new lo ie
poitsinceour last ieiew. The usual work
of development has stculily advanced,
making some real showing wheie It has
been assiduously sought, and in all quar.
teis the progre.-s is of a satisfactory na.
lure, and full of encouragement to those
who have invested their rneney and hope
lor a rich harvest in the near futuie. The
slocks at the latest quotations were about
Bradshaw, 3Gc bid, 40c asked ; Coppei
Quet n, $1.40 bid, .$1 CO asked; Centra) Ari.
zon, 55c b d, COc asked.
The following is the weekly report end
ing last evening:
The main shall has been sunk to a depth
of 125 feet, and will be continued down
150 feet when connection will be made with
t-tkc l.-?c for dr 'nan . Tiie material en
countered in the shaft is much softer and
strongly mineralized, giving evidence of
the ore being similar to tin t which was
stoped on the 100 level. There is water in
the winze.without chance since first stiuck.
Every thing is working in first-class order.
They are cross-cutting in the ore body in
Ibe south shaft, and expect to cut the ore
body in a few days, when connection will
lie made Willi the north shal'l, and the drift
continued south along the oie body.
TOMBSTONE M. & M. CO.
The usual woik going on about the same.
At the GooJenough they are still following
the vein running from the main incline,
and extracting oic fiom the old stopes
above the 90-loot level. Nothing new at
the combination shaft, si ill working in the
old stopes, which continue to.yield very
well. At the West Side, the shaft has been
timbcied and is now ready for the works.
The building is about completed, the tirn.
bers are cut aud the building will be ready
to raise in a few days. As soon as thai is
up n whim will be erected and worked
until the machineiy anives. Ship about
the usual amount of ore at the mine.
Hard at work driving the south drift on
the OCO-loot level, making about 9 fett
eveiy twenty-four hours. No further work
is being done on that level, nor will there
be unill the pumps aie at woik raising wa.
ter. Tim slopes above the 500 are yieldid
ing about the same amount Jof ore as here
luloie. The stope running to the surface
ue ir the western line and near the Grand
Central, lias yielded something over 200
tons of ore without i.ny sign ot diminu
tion. WAY UI'.
Th(i drift1 to'conncct the old and new
shafts is b6ing worked at both ends, and
the connection will be mado in about four
vcek-, prilh!v le. as iheie are not more
than 50 I eel to tun. When it is computed
the whim and all work will be done from
the new shaft. A drift is being run fiom
the winze along the ledge fiom which
somegood.millinsioreis being tak-n. Not
much ore will however be extracted until
the main drilt is'eonnected.
, OIKAHD MILL
is working on second-class Insersoll ore.
This ( omp.iny the Ingersoll have gone
to the expense of puttiug in a siring of
blanket sluices 100 feet long, six sluices in
length, each 14 inches. This work lias
been conducted under the advice and ln
mictions of Mr. Wm. McMastcrs, whose
practical expeiicnce and well known abilr
iiy aie so well Known. The lcsults of
these operations aie as might have been
expected most gratifying and encouraging.
Are sinking on this property with four
shafts. At the present moment working
three with a toico of 20 men. This com
pany intends running a 70 foot level to
connect with these shafts.
As a fact these levels all show good ore.
In addition a tunnel is being driven, the
length of which is 130 feet. The ore there
shown up averages at least $100, as as.
says have been obtained from $30 to $1,000
The northwest drill still 1 ok ny well
and yields a goal amount of fair milling
ore. Hie ore stopes continue to yield very
well, and the usual amount ot oie is be
ing snipped to the mill. George Ames, ol
the film of Hcott, Prcscoit & Scott of San
Francisco, the large foundry men, arrived
yesterday and will assist in. In.
augurating the work of raising the. water
from the GOO loot level. It is decided that
the pumps will be plated at the Flora
Monison shaft. Tucy will put in iwo
pumps.witn sufficient boilernrsicam power
of 18 inch sir ke aud 10 inch plunger
imckets. Each pump will tluow n Ginch
stream. In u shorttime some good results
may be expected.
Word comes to us that the Copper Queen
is sending out the u-ual amount of bul
lion; thai the ore produced, if iijytliing,
shows up and assays belter than ever be
lore. The mine never wits in beder tiiui
than now, and long may her succss last.
We hear, however, that Lawyer Tom Fitch
is hatching a plan todi-privethis company
of its already acquired p dent to thegiound,
which he asserts was obt.diitd by fraud.
There may he manv old sores
in leg.ud to the acquirement of miniim
claims in this district, but it does seem
hard tnat innocent puichasers, men who
have spent so much money for the benefit
of a camp like Bisbee, should have their
lights assailed and disputed.
The superintendent i epoits that lie ex
pects to hole through tlieore body In in the
200 level in thecouisc of a few dajs. Tin
west drift, on the same level, is in 126 feet
from tlic sliaft with eviry Indicati' n of ore
in the bi'cast. On the 100 foot leve. the
southwest drift is in G'J fut. T ic face of
this drift is all in ue, which, however, dois
not assay very high.
The work of timbering shaft under the
toremanship of that old Nevada titnei
Dick Biaren laving been completed sink
ing has heen nsttmed with most satisfac
tory icsulls. Tliis shalt (two compait
meuts) is now clown about 80 feet showing
at bottom an 8-ft. ledge of lead carbonati
ore, carrying silver in varying quantities.
The footwall shows four inches of a led
talcose clay, which is crtainly a good .n.
dication. At a depth of 200 feet, if a drill
is run in a southeasterly direction, it may
prove, and most likely will, that a silver
bearing ledge runs through this claim into
the Hendricks and Atlanta, that may pruve
of some value to the dMiict.
Professor Church and Frank Corbiu
reached Bisbec last night, in order to in
augurate and commence work on this
claim, which certainly possesses a wide
and paying body of lead carbonate ore.
The iihin Company of Nev Britain,
Conn; were xfi7most the firstij?cstors in
Bisbee properly; and every one will plea
sure the commencement of the work of
development on their fivo claims in this
Woik was suspended yesterday for a few
days. Superintendent Fuller feels confi
dent, not.only In the future of this mine,
but in the early resumption of active op.
eralions tending to make this property one
of the mainstays of the camp.
They are still idle. Reports from head,
quarters (Sin Francisco) point totlie early
resumption of active operations on thi
Good S.marilan and Bunker Hill prop
erties are at present idle, but only for a
Work on Hie Dean Richmond progresses
most favorably and without interruption,
every day proving the incieasing aud in.
triusic vnlue of the property
The Valentine, a properly situated near
the Rmdolpli, has this week changed hands
al n nominal price.
Bisbee lias two lawsuits foreshadowed
on the next term of court, viz: Copper
Prince vs. Copjier Queen, and Copper King,
virtually the Copper Queen Co., vs. theie
futed owners, Dyer and Heiriiig. $20,000
had been uppiopiiatcd by the Coppei
Queen company lor the development of ike
Copper King. As both subs will be (ought
lo their bilter end, let us hope they will
bolh be ended by the coming term of
As is well known, an adverse to the pat
ent for the Atlanta mine has bc-en filed, but
fills" Vase'' is not li.ey to come
up, owing to the upnliant declin
ing to lake the necessary steps lo urge the
matter forward. Tom Fitch again appears
as opposing counsel in ibis c ise, and along
with Hugh Failey, of Tucson, lias ob.
tained Iwo-thirds of the spoil should their
side prove victoi ious, by a deed given by
the would-be owncis of the Satisfaction
claim, a previous location of the Atlanta
There is a good deal of assessment work
being done in this district, which of all
ollicrs in the county seems to be well
thought of, aud tor which there is a gwod
Mining matters and pursuits have, dur
ing the past week, been much interlered
witli by the excitement produced by the
Court convenes in Tombstone on Mon
dty next. It was reported about town
Tues lay that the date of commencement
had been postponed. This was owing to the
fact that .1 udge Hoover received a telegram
summoning him to Washington on urgent
bus'ness. However, arrangements have
been perfected whereby Judge Pinuey will
preside at the ensuiug term, which will be
gin as stated.
Cm Cutler returned T.icsday from
St c,)le It'ick d,s net, NewMcnco While
there lie enjoyed a lilt lu thrilling expe
rience witli a gan of "rustlers." About
a d zen of tiicin jumped the camp one
nigin, but ttiey were successfully stood off
by Mr. Cutler and his companions. About
fifty stints were fired in tile melee, aud a
number of the predatoiy scoundieis were
Nogalcs is at ptcsent very lively. There
are more than a;huudred lents there, aud
one is lemiuded of tlic old '49 times when
he hears the fiddling and whoops and pis
tol shots of a night. However oniy one
murdei has been reported.
There is said to be any quantity of game
along the line of the New Mexico and Ar
izona ro.ul. Bear, deer and antelope are
often seen from the windows of passing
Just befoie the close of the polls yes
iciday, Al. E. Joyce, of the Oiiental saloon,
vas attacked by Marshal Neagle and a
number of his fctnkcnrunu forced outside
of the lopes. Ho was cnallenging a le
peater at the time, and had a perfect right
to do what he did. In the melee he was
tlnown to the ground and kicKcd several
limes before Ins friends could rescue him
from his dangerous position. In tiie
meantime, he held ou to Nc gle and
diagged him into the middle of tnc street
when they wire separated. For a time,
sci ious trouble was appichended, and
Neagle's cotlisu iu the matter was se
verely commented upon, even by Ins
best f i iends. Later, after Requa was sh'it
he and Ins deputies did good and effective
work in restoring order. The prompt
manner in which Sheriff Bchan acted ic
tlects great credit upon him.
Tlieanest of Thomas Hamiuil was simply
an outrage, and can only be excused on the
ground of expediency.
Judges Robinson and Southard arrived
yesterday fiom Tuc-on, al George P.
Williams, f the firm of Etrll, Smith,
Robinson & Wi.liaua?.
APTKIl THE BATTLE.
The Count Completed The Vote for
D i liter -st ii T uesday's election was
unabat-d yesterday, and the excitement
was maintained at fever heat throughout
the day. The "independents" were un
willing to concede the defeat of their far.
orite, as long as there remained a shadow
of hope for success But as the count
slowly iiiogressed, the irresistible logic of
the ballots at last forced upon them the
knowledge that irretrievable disaster had
overtaken their cause and their candidate.
As the full realization that all was lost
dawned upon them, their expressions of
disappoimnunt and disgust were loud and
frequent, and many were heard to exclaim
that they would be "d d if they ever
wanted any inuic independent nonsense in
theirs" 'Ibe republican, when it became
certain that Ward was elected, were consid.
ciubly elated, but did not exhibit much
gratitude toward the Neagle men, who, as
everybody know, are alone lesponsiblcfor
the success of the republican nominee.
The democrats were, as a rule,
jubilant, as they have good cause to be,
for their success, considering the disad
vantageous circumstances, was simply
wonderful. Returns from outside pre
cincts arrivals during the day, and served
to swell the majority for the demoratic
ticket. Up to hour of going to press re.
turns from all but seven precincts had been
Elsen here will be found n tabulated
statement of the result, showing the vote
lor each candidate in the several precincts.
As soon as the relurns from the other pre
cincts come in (which will probably be to.
day) the tabic will be corrected and repub
lished. The figures can be relied upon as
absolutely coircct. The counting ws com
pleted at 4 o'clock this morning.
Following is the vote for constables and
justices ol the peace inTomtttoae:
Justices ol the Peace Feltcr 567, Smyth
297, Wallace 470, Swain 386.
Constables Kenney 311, Robaits 271,
Woods, 170, loss, 113, Hsjgerty 161, Ha
zleton 101, Shearer 112.
Justices of the Peace Wallace 554, Fel
tcr 561, Smyth 318, Swain 378.
Constibles Woods 183, Cross HO, Hag.
gerty 154. Kenney 323, Hazleton 115,
Shearer 115, Roberts 260.
A QneHtion for Landlord.
The following is a late decision by
Judge Hoover upon a question or some
importance. He says: "This is an ap
peal from iho prob ite court on questions
of botli law and fact in an action brought
under the F ircible Entry and Unlawful
Detainer Act, to recover possession of
nrenuses aliened to be unlawfully de
tained after notice to quit served upou the
tenant. Plaintiff's proofs establish a ten
ancy from month to mouth and the ser
vice upon the defendant, the tenant, then
being in possession of the demised prem
ises, of a written order to quit and sur
render up the premises. This notice was
served upon Maich 17, 1881, and specified
April 1, 1881, us the date of surrender.
The question rise3 upon defendant's mo
tion for a non-suit as to the sufficiency of
the notice. Taylor, ou Landlord and Ten
ant, page 334, section 478, declareu the
common law rule to be that a letting from
mouth to month can only be terminated
by a month's notice thereof. An exami
nation of other authorities shows this to
he the rule adopted iu ibe common law
states where no statutory provision con
trols. Iu this Territory the common law
is adopted where the statute is silent, and
the statute is silent upon this point. Upon
the authority cited the court holds the
law to be that a month's notice is neces
sary to terminate a tenancy from month
to month, and defendant's motion is
Just before the polls closed yesterday a
fracas occuncd on Fifth street, between
the two polling-places. A loud-mouthed
Neagle man was nourishing his six
shooter around in a piomiscuous manner,
when it was accidentally discharged.
Mr Requa, a miner employed at the Con.
tention, who was acting as deputy bhcriff,
was standing near and the bullet took ef
feet in the external surface of the right
1. g about thice inches below1 the knee
j lint ranging downwards and inwards,
fracturing the large bone of the leg and
lodged just back of the ankle joint from
where it was removed. The injury is such
that it may necessitate amputation. Dr.
Goodl'ellow, who happened to be standing
by Requa's side, caught him in his arms
as he fell, and he was temporarily con
veyed into Lenoir's furniture store. The
doctor afterwatds dressed the wound and
extracted the bullet as stated. The acci
dent was the result of inexcusable careless,
ness which deserves the severest censure.
John Alartiu, living on Ninth, between
Allen and Ficmont streets, had a valuable
horse stolen a lew days since. The animal
was taken at night, and its loss was not
disc iveicd until noon tlic following day.
Mr. Martin has made diligent search, but
as yet has obtained no clow to the missing
animal. It was stolen the night of the
Zeifiler murder, and the belief is enter
tained that Williams perpetrated the theft
and escaped to Sonoia, where the owner
will proceed iu quest of his property.
Harry Hatch, brother of Frank Hatch,
connected with the house of P. W. Smith
& Co., was elected sheriff of San Mateo
county, on the 7th inst. .This is a marked
compliment to Mr. Hatch, as be is the first
democratic sheriff elected in that county
for twelve years. Mr. Hatch was in the
employ of M. E. Joyce several years ago,
when Joyce received the democratic nomi
nation tor sheriff; at that time the repub
licans were some 800 in the majority
1 moral, "tick to yaur parr.
APACHES AT HOME.
Ueneral Crook at Man Carlos His
Treatment ot the Indiaiib, ."to.
A late number of the Tucson Star con
tained an interesting letter from San Cu
ius, from which wo extract the following
concerning the work which General Crook
has done and the peculiarities and charac
teiistics of the Apaches:
General Crook has been studying the
situation for nearly two months, during
which time he has been on the road or
camping with the Indians at the agency.
No one can realize the amount of woik
done by this comminder unless he could
be on the ground, and note with what
tireless energy he watches every move of
tne Indians, aud directs in person the
operation of counting and tagging. He
has had very long conferences with ull
the Apaches, including all renegades now
in Arizona. They recited their grievances
and stated boldly that they had lost all
faith in white men, including soldiers;
they had made up their minds thrt il
would be better to die in the mountains
than starve on reservations. They con
tcmplated a general outbreak of all the
Apache nation, but wlitn they heard
Crook was coming back they deteimincd
to wait till he came and they could find
out what he was going to do. If he was
going to treat them as justly as when lasi
in charge, they would leave the adjust
ment of their grievances to his sense of
justice, as to what was right. One chief.
Juan Clishe, said, "When I was fighting
you I got the worst of it; atl my
family and nearly all of my baud
were killed, but when I gave you ny hand
and said I wanted to be at peace, you be
came the best friend I ever bad."
'dhuttlepan, head chief of the Tontos,
said, " 1 got througli of fighting with you,
you never let me sleep; you hunted me
like a coyote; you killed numbers of my
people, and I was glad to get to Camp
Verde and lay down my arras." (This
chief surrendered 2,300 of his people at
Verde in May, 1873.) "When I surren
dered you told me so long as I behaved
myself you would be my best friend, and
you kept your word. I have kept my
people at peace and have made them work,
as you told me I should, but 1 couldn't
hold them much longer, as things were
getting too bad here. The white men we
have had in charge of us have been a
great deal worse than Indians."
The IndIans,without exception, complain
of the worthless aud rascally interpreters,
through whom they had to transact their
business, and perhaps if all were known
some of the blamelaid upou AgentTiffany
would have to be borne by the men in
question. Thnlndianssaythe interpreters
are rascally. They said, "When we tried
to talk to the agent or commanding officer
of the troops they would always sav, "How
much are yi u goinj lo give us?" So we
could notgettosay anything. Everything
teemed to be for sale."
The White Mountain Indians complained
bitterly of the climate in the valley of the
San Carlos, and also of the water. They
also said that the sun burned up their crops
as fast as they came above giound. One
of the chief's said, "Our corn comes up
finely, it looks well and grows fast lor a
time, but when it is knee high i.t turns yel
low and dies, and that's been the way with
the agents. TUey do first-iate when they
first come.but they soon cbange,and instead
of helping us they help themselves,"
The Apaches complain bitterly of Agent
Tiffany, and they say they followed up
wagon loads of goods which he sold to
neighboring towns. This seemed singular
in view of Tiffany's reputation for sanctity.
A great many Indians have hymn books
inscribed, "From your sincere and all',
friend, J. C. Tiflany." The Indians speak
in terms ot endearment of Col. Green and
Major Randall,whowerein charge of them
years ago. They call Randall the rous
captain, say he is their brother, and want
him to come back. Gen. Crook toid them
that so long as they behaved he would be
their best friend. He wanted them to set
lo work gaining their own livelihood, so as
not to be dependent on the bounty of the
government, and to assist him in bringing
iu on the reservation every Apache on the
warpath. For this purposeevcry man and
boy among them should be counted dally,
so that none of the evil disposed could go
of stealing and depredating generally, lie
believed the majority of Anaches were
well disposed, but h knew that theie were
a number of Bad ones, and he would say
to the bad ones, that if they wanted to
make any trouble they had better make it
now, and find out who was rrnnini: this
country. He did not wish to shed human
blood if he could avoid it, but the Apa
ches, one and all, must behave themselves,
or he would not leave one of them alive.
All Indians arc tagged with a metal tag
of different shape, denoting the tribe to
which they belong They are also care
fully measured, their ages and general
description taken. From the measure
ments it is seen that the Indians do not
come up to the average of white men in
size or weight. Very few have any sui
plus flesh, bodies compactly made, legs
finely muscled, and lung power unsur
passed. The total number of bucks, from 15
years upward, may lie called an even
1,300. In the early morning it is an intci
esting sight to watch these 1,300 Indians
wending their way to the General's head
quarters lor their daily count. By nine
o'clock they are all grouped by tribes,
and the counting commences, and is usu
ally finished by noon.
The jipaches arc divided into clans,
each bearing the name of some plant in
digenous to the country, or of some topo.
graphical peculiarity of the section in
which the band resides. They are polyg.
araists, if they choose to be, but not free
to marry whom they please, as there are
restrictions which cannot be invaded, pre
venting a young uuclc irom mairyng
within his own clan. This subject is per-
haps of more int-rcst to the scientific
world than it is to the average reader.
General t rook, I was told, had given
much attention to the subject, and
much valuable anil c mprehensive infor
muion has been accumulated by one of
nis aides, who has devoted many years to
the study of ctl nology.
ome Democratic. JlDJorltlrs A Close
cnll for Count' supervisor.
The returns are nil in with the exception
of Galeyvillc, West Huachuca, Winches
ter and Pi tie's ranch. The total vole in
ibe county, with the exception of jthe pre
incts not yet heard from, is 2,04-1, of
which Hon. G. II. Oury received 1,474 and
DeFoicst Porter 1,170, thus giving the
democratic nominee for congress major
by of 304. Hoiton, for superintendent of
public instruction, did not run as well as
Oury, receiving only 1,403 votes against
1,230 fo: Davis, leaving Honbn a majority
f 107. The cause of Davis running
ahead of P rter is prob ibly due to the
fact that in the county are a great many
friends of the former, who knew him iu
Aloliavc county, and voted for him on the
score of old acquaiutancts'iip. Tlic four
PHcincts yet to be heard fiom are all
small ones, and will not materially change
the nsulton thetciritoiial and the greater
portion of the county ticket. In the mat
ter of the supetvisors, however, the re
turns yit to come in are liable to change
the result as it stands at picsent. Blinn,
democrat, and Monigon e y, republican,
are elected without dotibi, and by good
majoiitics. The contest b.teen
IJUI.I.IS AND WHITE
is exceedingly close, with, tlic prospects in
favor qf the election of the former, who
has, solar as heard from, 1,289 against
1,284 for White. The snuggle for second
place in the race for sheriff, is also very
close. Tticuturns now in give Carr 802
against 827 for Neagle, and the chances arc
that Carr will gain enough in the four
precincts not leturucd to entitle him to
"sconnd money." Ward leads his com
petitors with a total vote of 1,074, which
will net be materially increased. The
most remarkable vole r-ccived by any
candidate is that of Judge Peel. His
competitor, T J. Drum, was justly con
sidered one of the stioiigcst nominees on
the republican ticket, and yet the gallant
old wheel-horse of democracy comes np.
smil ng with a grand total of 1,804 against
840 lor Dium, or a majority ot 055. Jones'
majority is 450, and will probably be in
ci eased to near 500. Considering that the
'independents" knifed him on every pos
sible occasion, this may be regarded as a
very fiaticiing testimonial of the people's
appreciation of an honest and efficient -public
scivunt. 'I he ltlurns in give Pat
Ho'd.ind, for en oner, a total of 1.342
agaiusU.llG for Harney. This result will
n t be matci ially changed by the remain
ing four piecincis.
NEW MEXICO ITEMS.
The Gazette, deni s that small-pox
is prevalent at Las Vegas.
There is considerable race feeling
still existing in Socorro.
The smelter at Cerrillos cannot
get ore as rapidly as it is needed.
The Vegas Optio.is responsible for
the statement, that Santa Fe has 200
cases of small-pox.
Three of the burglars who robbed
a hardware store in Albuquerque re
cently have been caught and caged,
Tom Lvnch has been held at Al
buquerque for the action of the giand
jury on a charge of assault with in
tent to kill.
A largo Mexican train, with seve
ral thousand dollars in silver bullion,
during the early pait of the week, .
passed through Deining to Silver
City to buy goods.
A Mexican train that recently ar
rived at Doming lepoited that they
were followed by a band cf hostile
Indians from Lake Gtistnan to the
south point of tin' Floridas.
Last week 10,000 ounces of silver
were shipped from Georgetown, the
product of the Naiad Queen mine.
The average monthly yield of this
mine is 27.000 ounces.
It is stated that Browne & Manza
nares will shortly locate a large
stock of goods at Detning with a
view of cornering the large Mexi
can trade whieli Hows through that
town to Silver City.
The business men of Albuquerque
have formed a committee of safety,
and, at their request, Sheriff Armijo
has deputised a number of persons
recommended by the committee as
There is said to be considerable
excitement on account of some re
cent strikes near Hatch, a place be
tween liincon and Nutt Station. It
is claimed that the ore found is of
the same nature as that of Lake Val
ley. Guadalupe Archuleta, the Mexican
who killed John Hlancette, a few
days ago at Bloomfield, in Rio Arri
ba county, was lynched by the
friends of the murdered man. The
Mexicans have dispersed and order
has been restored. The order given
to Col. Frost to proceed to Bloom
field with his regiment has been
A warrant was swo n out yesterday be
fore Justice Wallace for the arrest of Man
uel Ac sta, charging him with stealing a
mule. Louis Fsnora.is the complainant,
who alleges that six mules were stolen from
him near Contention s 'mefivenrsixweeki
tince, nnd one of the mbs'ng animals was
recently foun.l in the possesnnof Acosta,
who Is engaged in the business of
freight ng. --
The st i c c t n cs ;o arnc in loaded
down to t je guards.
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