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EPITAPH. b VGl .-IV. NO. 18. TOMBSTONE, COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, NOVEMBER 25, 1882. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR Tin: OTHEK SIDE. Another lUpcrt'x Opinion orthoUliiS Nton Co u n try. There seems to bo a great divcisity of opinion among experts lu icgard to the Kingston mul Lake Valley country, in New Mexico. The Epitaph recently published the letter ot Cuptaln John JIo Till: PEAIJODY 3IIXI3. A ItcM-rlptloii of the Itussellvlllo Cop. Ici' llotinuzn ntitt Mm Management. This mine Is located In the noithcin spur of tho Dragoon mountains, about seven miles noith of Summit station ou the Southern Pacific laihoad, and lies at the northeastern evtremity theicof. "1 he town of Russellvillo is four miles from 1.. II a 1 l.S 1. !.. .lntAl tlint tlin m 1 n uc .' , . . . ' , ,,,,.( the rnllrcnd, and his grown to be it camp would ceitalnly not 'go down," and tint) .'.,.. .,.,...:' not moro than ono of them would ever reach a dividend-paying basis. lie also claimed that all tho mineral yet found there was simply "float." In opposition to Captain McCaiferty' views, the follow, ing, over the signature of 13. Roduey, np. pears iu a late number of the Albuquerque Journal: Mr. McCailerty's assci lion that most of tho finds arc float is to any person know. Ing anything at all about that district, an absurdity. The Solitaire float and the man ner in which it occurs Is as jet without a pir.illeliu mining. The Solitaiio strike Is situated on the north side of a ery sleep side hill at tho junction of two abrupt canons in the North Percha. It is a knoll of magnuslan limestone and tluor spar that Is thrown up In tho center of the can on, while on every side the surrounding rock is quartz or porphyiy. There are two very strange things about this Solitaire. Tho (list is that the nature of tho float and the place mineral is entirely different. The second is that the place MINER VI. 13 1NDIOEX0US, and as far is I have liarncd, and I have made consideiablc inquiry, has not been found anywhere 'else in America. The float at the Solitaire, although found from the grassroots to the ledge, on tho side of a very stetp side hill, is confined to a spaco of about two acres in extent. It neither overtops the crest of the hill, nor has it washed into the creek at its very feet 1 punned and picked tho creek for a mile north of the Solitaire (down streim), and failed to find a trace of the iloat. I also examined the south side of the hill, over the crest from the Solltahe, on the Moore boys' property, and not a Iraco of the same float or place could be found. Tho lloat at the Solitaira is found ten fut above the cieek on the side hill, in pieces weighing from half an ounce to two or three hun dred pounds. Two chunks of tho latter Blze had been found when I was thcie. It Is a sulphide of silver and worth about ten or eleven dollars a pound. The oro in the ledge is of the appearance of galena, but instead of crumbling and presenting a cleavage face, it peels under the knife, and I was informed by Mr. Bcntley, tho super, intendent, that it was yery rich in silvc, running from one to nine hundred dollars. In Sawplt gulch there is one of tho richest mines in tho district, tho property of Messrs. Burke and Skipps. It is the "Sil er Queen," and Is an immense deposit ot gold ochic, hematite iron and black man ganese. The latter ore is a contact vein almost fifty feet wide, and' runs, as per three different assays I had made , ?108 in sliver. Tho Silver Queen, considering the vast quantity of ore and its softness and the easiness with which it can be mined, is beyond all doubt the richest mine in tho Percha. The Iron King is another vein mine, but the vastness of tho vein would lead ono to suppose it to be a blanket. It is a very licit mine. Tho ore is a smith ing ore, decidedly iron, but runs from thirty to ninety ounces in silver. The Iron King lias a very considerable amount of work done ou it and shows up in fine style as to quality. THE MINERS DUE KM and Mountain Chief nro two pretty good looking prospects, adjoiniug the Iron King. The former, though, runs the best in silver; I had both ass tyed. The Miners' Dream Is a zigzag fissure vein, and is of a mixed character, alternating from galena to ochre, iron and sulphurct. Tho next and most valuable group of mines Is the Baldwin and its surrounding neighbors, the Superior, Caledonian, etc. These mines are being worked bilsKly, and arc, as I was told, very rich. Certainly tho appearance of the ore would place it as running about thirty ounces, but Mr. A. D. Town, super intendent of the mill at Lake Valley, who is a part owner in the bullion, told me that it ran as high as $3,300 per ton. The ore is a pyrites in limestone, running into var legated talc as it approaches the contact, for it and all its neighbors aro contact veins, between lime and porphyry. The whole Percha district is one mass of quarlzite, porphyry and limestone, and consequently talcy and contact veins pre dominate. I was brought up in mines, and while not setting myself up as an expert, yet I hnvc given the subject considerable study and 1 glva it as my opinion that the Percha district is inexhaustible, and will prove to be one of the richest mining districts in the world. Trouble at itnsscll City. Arthur Lain; returned last night lrout a trip to Russell City. Tho Peabody mine and smelter, which aro the mainstay of the camp, are bth closed down, tho men hav ing struck for their wages. It seems there is trouble brewing among the directors of the company, which has resulted In tho men not being paid for the past three" months. Their action In striking seems to be per. fectly justifiable, Inasmuch as tho bullion shipments for the pail month aggregated 110 tons, valued at from $500 to $700 per ton, and with such a valuable output it would seem that there is little excuso for not pa ing the men. It is the intention of the strikers, if the money is not forthcom ing within tho next few days, to attach tho mine. It is to be sincerely hoped the dif ficulty may be settUd speedily and work be resumed on one of the richest proper, ties in our county. The Sidney Mill and Mining company has been incorporated in New York. The property ndjoini the Grand Central on the south, and active operations will be begun at once. of some dimensions owing to the locution of the smelter being placed thcie. The Peabody is one of lhe properties owned by the Russell Gold and Silver Mining Co, nn Arizona corporation with a Phil adelphia boaid of dircctois, having their chief ofllec in Tuc.-on. There aic 100,000 Bharesof the par value of .$30; and the only capital they had to stait with was the deeds for these fhe piopcities out of which the three ongiual locators got ten per cent each of the stock. Tho formation of the locations, is entirety lime, a large bel' of w hich runs, anil has been traced, fiom a mile below tho town of Rus sell, a dislanccof 30 miles long, with an nverago width ot two miles. Tho I -bodyislhc most westeilyof thecompany's propcities, and nothing further in this direction has shown up auj thing of value. From all account', from the incoiporatioij of the present company to the present dafe, the stockholder hae not been called upon for one cent (the actual pielimiriaiy expenses and fees excluded.) Tho devel opments made in this mine consist of an incline shaft (03 degrees), which is now doftn 110 leet, a winze for a further 55 feet, making n total depth of 105 feet. Tho shaft shows ore FROM THE GRASS HOOTS, and the incline is run across the ledge, which, judging front the surface ciop pmgs, is 7o feet wide. At the 50-foot le el a wiu.o is run noitheily which connects with the stopes on the 110 foot level. Two thousand tons have been extracted from this point. At the bottom of the 103-foot winze a diilt has been lun 155 feet in a southcasteily direction on theledge, which exposes a vast amount of copper ore. One finds purple or peacock ore, erubescite, oxide ami sand carbonates, besides the commoner green and blue caiboiutes. In many places in this diift a pick stiuck iu the walls shows it to be nearly pure metal. One of the pecullaiitics of this mine is tho high percentage some of the rock goes In gold, assaying as it docs from 40 to $8G and up to $140 per ton, making the average of about $50. Tho average of sil ver is not so high, perhaps nearly $20 per ton. Iu addition to the above vvoikings a crosscut ha3 been tun on the 105-foot level northeast 03 feet, and southwest 45 feet, neither of which has struck cither wall. It may bo said that this mine possesses a series or succession of copper urns, which on deptlt may all come together and make one vast body of ore ; or, should tho theory of tho copper being deposited fiom the sutfacc aud tilling up ciacks or caves in tho limestone prove the case, the whole mine may "peter out." In tho mau diift a largo lime "horsu" has been met with, which sets on the main and licltcat body of oie, and as tho bottom of the mine, so far as can be at ptescnt seen, contains the licltc-t kind of metal, it may be iufened that the oro body is a permanent ono and w ill last down. Tho sand caibonates, whiclt piovu so valuable, show most strongly at the lowest depth, although they can bo traced dowii Iho incline fiom near the surface. As the management seem to have uiged the extiaetion of oie in prefeience to mak ing a mine of their pioperty, there has been but little dead woik done, and when rich bodies of oie have been encounteicd they ha o been 'gone for.' The lesult is that to-day tho mine docs not look neaily as well as it ought to; and, taken as a whole, Lias been and is one of the mot tecklessly managed and exttavagantly woiked mines m this section. The employes of the com pany, especially the foreman, Mr. Al Bat rington, have had a heavy load of respoiisi. unity, as, in niiumon to Ms Having suc ceeded lu getting his men to continue woik for the last three months without pay, lie has had the greatest difficulty in obtaining the necessary and requisite-lumber and other supplies for electing the buildings lequited. TO THIS DAY HIS ORE BIN and engine-house aic not completed for waut of lumber, while the usual conve'u icnecs of su mine have been utterly ignoicd. PiouiUcs plenty have been made, but re main unfulfilled. Considering, tlieicfore, the difficulties and discoutagemcats met with, it is really surpiisiug that Mr. Bar riugton has, during his eight mouths -t ty, accomplished so much, and wcic it not that his whole heart and soul seems de voted to his work, he would lougago have fouud other fields for his undoubted abil ities. There is no doubt tint tho location of the smelter is unfortunately chosen, and were operations to lecomittcucc it would possibly bo cither moved to tho mine itself, or at least to a position IK miles neater it. Tho water supply is meager and no ell oris scent to bo made to encourage a search for more or to develop that they alieaely possess. Wood is cheap, costing $4 at the smelter and $5.50 at the mine. Owing to but a short interview with tho superintendent, we weie unable tooutainany satisfactory accounts of the bullion -or oie shipped, or of tho assays Of the mine; but it nt ty bo said with con fidence that the average of tho o'o in eop. per is decidedly good say 2S per tent till through. The purple copper which is haul to work, owing to its conttinlng so much sulphur, is shipped east, as well as that known to run high iu gold and silver; and theic is at present at the mine a quantity of this already sacked. Some of the underground woikings of the nilno are filled with oie, the men hav ing decided to stop suddenly, of which, perhaps, 300 tons arc READY TOR IIOISTINei. It is somewhat difficult to form an exact estimate of the quantity of ore in sight but it will not be far from the maik If we put this down at 0,000 tons. What the mine might prove to be under difTetcnt ciicumstances is not hard to imagine; but it must bo said that one of the origiinl lo cators evidently saw which way tho wind was blowing when he sold the balance of his 10,000 shares of stock for somewhat under one dollar iter share--although we believe more has since been obtained for this company's stock. However, the Ion ger tho present reign of impecuniosily and uncertainty holds sway the worse for all who have tho development and prosperity of tho district at heart. The Ccppcr King is another of the Russell company's piop cities. Thcie is n 40 foot incline shaft sunk, and a quantity of good ore has been extracted. This is one of tho few mines that has any great quantity of iron In tho rock, and would, in the hands of an effi cient company, be made use of to advan tage. Asa whole tho district generally is one of gt eat promise, and perhaps, owing to the well defined ledges and veins already vis hie, is one that tor outside investors pionilses to equal, if tfftt exceed, both w lilt-. regard to quality of oio .mil speedy returns, tho well kuown sister copper camp of Bisbee. DISTRICT COURT. TERRITORIAL TOPICS. Pheitlx is infested wi'lt sneak thieves. There aie over 1,000 men at work at tho Needles, Yavapai county. A rich stiike has been reported in the Tiger mine, Bradshaw district. Thete aie tweuty-thiee prisoneis con fined in the Phoenix jail awaiting tiial. Phillip Puiker, the murderer of little Johnny Miles, at Piescott, has been in dicted by the grand jury. Over 200,000 pounds erf mining machin ery have been received at the Howell smel ter, on Lynx cieek, to date. It will take the official count to deter mine the contest between Messis. Doian and Gabiiel for the shiicvalty of Pinal county. The people of Dudley ville, Pinal county, have subscribed sufficient funels for the erection of a school house, and woik has already been commenced. The Castle creek mines, in Maricopa county, arc boomiiig, and that locality, is expected, will in the future rival Bisbee in tho production of copper. The stige running between Maricopa and Picscottran away last Thursday, but foitunttely, bevond a few biuiscs, none of the passcngeu were seriously hurt. The Old Dominion Copper company, in Gila county, shipped, last week, 100,000 pounds of oie The total product to date is estimated at 1,000,000 pounds, valued at 210000. In Phoenix, a company composed of leuling citizens is about to be organized, lot the purpose of in igating an immense tract of land, heietofore unproductive, ly ing near that city. A legislatoi elect from Maricopa county is in lecciptot two applications for the chief clerkship of tho council, one for chief cleik of the house, two ladies for committee cleikships, and one boy for pige. A laxapai legislator reports hav ing received fourteen applications ot sim ilar natute. Surely Arizona keeps up the American reputation of being an office loving people'. The Pheuix Gazette says that Charles T. lluyden, at Tempe, has over a thousand hogs fatteucd lor bacon aud is now killing them at the tatc of thirty a day. In con ncclion with this slaughtering business he is running a soap factoiy, thus utilizing the f.it from all parts of the animal. The busiucis of laising hogs is extremely pi of- itiblc, aud Mr. Harden is almost sure to realize handsomely from his enterprise in this direction. Indicted for Forcer'. Deputy Sheriff Cory letutncd fiom Pheuix yesleulay, having in custody F. M. Giay, under indictment for foigery. It will he lcmembercd that Giay was arrest ed in this city last August, charged, in connection w ith Hiram George, with hav ing pcrpetiated various petty forgeries on the flint of Benson & Montgomery, the liverymen. They subsequently had a hear ing bcfoie Justice "Wallacc.whodischarged Gray and held George to answer to the grand jury. That body indicted both parties, finding five bills against each of them, and the anest of Giay at Phenix was made in pursuance of the action of the grind liny. The accused is well connect ed in Maiicopa county, his biothcr, Lum Gray, being one of the most prominent and suec sful rauchcrs of the Salt River val ley. The case will be tiied at the present term of court. A Table. Thcie Annealed in the Land of the Cactus and Chlotide during t'ae Year about to Pi , a Certain Man, who Proved to bo a "Leech on the Body Politic." This mau'k front ujine might never been "Pat," leastwise he stood "Pat" on a four Flushed. Ho was Possessed of Great Ideas and Vast Cheek, and to Cany Them Out Bouowed a Handful of Type and Printed o lluiinb-paper, doing the Piecs woik on a Monke.wrench, and upon this Thumb paper he Proclaimed Himself a leader of a Party. The People, However, were Blind to his "Pioc." and Sat D.iwn on Him very Heavily. ' Tho Moial ot this Fable is, that a Gieat many Men are Bottt Incapacitated to either Unit a Newspaper or Lead an In telligent Public, and They cannot keep Bar because because there would be Nothingleft for the Custontcis. Judge J. C. McClure, of San Fiancisco, airbed yesterday and will remain hetc for levetaldujs. As tho judge was the only republican elected on a ticket of about ninety hit popularity and good qualities arc evident. yesterday's rrooecdlngs lion. I. II. riuney, Associate Justice, Presi dium Territory of Arizona vs. Hiram George; indicted on a charge of iorgcij-. The juiy came .into court and lcpoited that they found the defendant nut guilty. The dis trict attorney gave notice that he would fprthwilh proceed to anaign the prisoner on indictment No. 108, the charge being the same. Turiilo'ry vs. John S. Shaip; indicted for robbery. Couniel for defend tut took an exception to the fact that the jury ic turned its verdict to the court while he was out of the hearing of the jury, and made a motion for anew tiial, which was overruled without aiguuictU and exception taken by defendant. The court proceeded to sentence lhe pi isoncr to be impiisoned in the tcrritoiiai piison at Yuma for the term often jcars. Tenitoiy vs. Henry George; indicted foi forgery. This beins the time set for the trial of the ausc heiein stu'ed, the foi. lowing jury w.'s dla'Mi fiom ty jurors iu attcudtnee on the court: I). Quaid, W. A. Fullet.D. A. Shankland, II. Wooley, W. J. Scott, N. Alexander, Janus A. Dillon, W. E. McFarland, II. W. Hudson and J. II. Beaic. Tho indictment wasiead to the juty by the clerk and the plea stated, After the opening address by the district attorney, John Montgomery, A. Nojes. F. M. Giay and J. M. Ctatk weie sworn, ex attuned and cross evimiued on the part of tho territory. Aftei argument to the jury by respective counsel, the court orally charged the jurj written instructions being waived by both parties and the jury letived under the chaigo of .i sworn officer. On coming into court, they were asked if they had agiccd upon a veidict and replied, thtough their fotcman, that they had not, and thnt thcie was no pros pect of agieeing. Whereupon the court upou its own motion discharged the jury. Territoiyvs. Ilium George; third in dictment for forgery. The regulr veniic was exhausted without a satisfactory jury being obtained, and the sheriff was di tected to summons a special venite of fif teen, which he did. The special venire being exhausted and the jury still being in complete, another special venire of six was summoned, from which the panel was completed as follows: J. Collins, B. Bar ron, J. W. Nichols, Dan Welch, Pat Clu. nie, A. Muller, James Colp, W. Dougl tss, Thomas Dwvcr, M. Hcollon, 'Ihomas Moses anil Kail Kosch. The indictment was lead to lhe jury and the plea stated. Ben Goodrich, one of the counel for de fense, being sick, asked to be relieved from the case and court granted the tequest and appointed M. A. Smith in Ids pli.ee. After the opening statement ot the distiict attorney, John Montgomery, A. Nojes, F. M. Gray and .I.M.Clark weie sworn, examined and cioss examined on the part of the tctritory. The defendant, Iliiam George, vva sworn, and John Montgomery and A. Noycs were called and examined on the part of the de fendant. Aflei argument to the jury by therespective counsel, the court attorney instructed the jury, wiitten instiuctious being expiessly waived by both p.n ties, and the jury retired under the charge of a swoin officer. Upon coming into court, the jury announced that they had not vet agiced upon t verdict. The court then in stiucted the juiy that they might biing iu a scaled verdict. Patiick Million vs. John W. Collins. Detnuricr heretofoic argued aud submitted sustained. Exception taken by plaintiff. Twenty days given to ametd complaint. John MeMahon vs. John W. Collins. Demuuer hcrctofoie aigucd and submitted overruled. Twenty days giveu to defend, ant to answer. Territory vs Beit E. Fuller. This case camcou tegulaily for trial, both patties announcing themselves icady for trial. From the jurors in attendance on the court, the follow ing jury wasdiawn,swoin and accepted to tiy the ctsc: J. II. Bea e, Wm. Button, W. J. Scott, B. Obear, P. II. Montague, II. Wooley, .lamed Dillon, W. II. Kirkland, D. Shauklaud, W. D. Shear er, II. W. Hudson aud W. E. McFailaud. The indictment was read to the juiy and the plea stated and after the opening statement by the district attorney, Miss Nellie Casbman, Harry Solan and T. J. Coghlan were sworn, examined and cross examined on the patt of lhe- teiritoiy. Tho defense announced that they had no testimony to offer, whcicupon, after aigu nient to the juiy bv lcspective counsel, the court instiucted the jury as to the law of the cae and the jury letiied under the chat ire of a sworn officer. Upon eomlng into court, they weie asked if they had agiced upon a verdict and they replied, through their foiemau, that they had, and that they had found the defendant not In the matter of the case of M. E. Con verse, a defaulting witness in the case of Tenitory vs. Geoige, the defendant having been brought into court on a bench var iant, and making good excuse for his de fault.it was oidcted that he be discharged. Hardin vs. Haidin. The case hereto foie submitted on the repott of the ref eree, it was ordcied that a tteciec uc gi&'ited in accordance with the pinyer of the complaint. Terrifny vs. F. M. Gray; indicted on ftyechaigcsof forgeiy. Tho district at torney, with the defendant and his coun sel. A. C. Baker, being present in court, the defendant was an aigned on the five above indictments and tnic copies given him. Defendant stated that his name was correctly given in the indictment. De fendant waived statutory time to plead, and plead that he is not guilty of tho of. feme charged in these indictments. Cases set for trial November 22. Daves vs. Daves. This case was sub mitted on the report of the rcfetce, and decree ordered in accordance with the prayer of the complaint. In the matter ol Imposing a fine on lhe sheriff for neglect of duly. It appearing to the court that a subpoena was issued to 'he sheriff to subpoena forthwith ono J M. Clark, and was placed in his hands at 5 p. m , Nov ember 20, and tiiat said wit ness resided wllhin two miles and a half of this town of Tombstone, and that said stibpu-na was not served till 9:30 a. m., of November 21, 1882, and tho witness did not appear In court when wanted, aud theieby the court was delayed in its icgu lar course of business, it is oidcred that the sherifl be fined five dollais for neglect of duly. In the matter of Michael E. Kinchal a, an indigent witness. It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the said Michael E. Kiuchala was subpoenaed as a witness in the case of Tenitory vs. John Fiey, and tint he is destitute, it was or deied that he be allowed $23 to defray his expenses while hero in attendance upon court, in aecoidance with page 157, section' 525, compiled laws, Arizona territory. Court adjourned to meet Wednesday, November 22, 1882. XEV 3IEXICO ITEMS. The minutes of the picceding day weie tcad and approved as corrected, whcie upon the following pioccedings were had: Tcrntoiy v. liii.tm George The jury came into court and the roll was called and all were present. Upon being asked if they had agreed upon a verdict, they re plied thtough theit foieman that they had, and delivered to the clerk the following: 'We, the jury, find the defendant, Hi tain George, not guilty. Signed, Thomas Moses, Ben Btrron, James Colp, J. W. Nichols, D. P. Welch, August Muller Thomas Diogc, Ktrl Ktsch, Michael Hoolton, J. J. Collins, P. Clunie, W. Douglas." Juiy discharged. William B. Gibson offered satisfactory pioofand was admitted to citizenship. The cases of Haw kins & Boarman vs. John Behan and Frances ilcBride, and A. Foitlouts Vs. John Behan and Frances Mc Biide. The motion to set aside defaults heretofore euteied, after argument vvas submitted on btiefs to be filed. Territory vs. John S. Sharp. On mo tion of district attorney was continued indefinitely. Terntoty vs. Hiram George The foi low ing jury was impaneled : W. II. Kirk land, II. Wooley, John.' McGiegor, W. A. Fuller, J. A. Dillon, W. E. McFailaud, N. Alexauder, W. D. Sheaier, W. J. Scott, J. II. Bearc, Ike Isaacs and A. Muller. The jury tetiied under cate of swum officer aud teturncd to the court and announced through their foieman a veidict of not guilty, anil weie discharged. E.'b. Smith vs. G. F. Tiibolet. De muiicr brought up by J. B. Southard, counsel foi defeudml, and submitted without argument, ou biiets. B. L Peel made application to be ad mitted to piactico at this bar. 'lhe court appointed Ben Goodiieh J. B. South- aid and James Iteilly a eommitteot ex amine the applicant and lepoit. New Mexico & Arizona Railioad Co. vs R. B. Ctauc. The court oideied that the cleik pay over to the defendant the amount aw aided by tho commissioneis. Weil vs. Weil. Ou tequest of counsel, for plainttlf, default vvas enteicd and case refetied to tae court commissioner to take testimony and teport. Albeit Wallace vs. William II. Down ing, et al. By consent of attorney s, it was ordeted that the answer of defendant, M. Sariett, heietofore filed in the argued case, stand as tho auawet of lhe amended complaint filed November 10, 1882. It is oulered that it stand as a rule of this court that upou tho commencement of an action theto shall be elepositcd by the plaintiff, inthccleik's office for lees, the sunt of $10; upou the filing of any papcis by the defendant, the sum of $5; iu pioccedings for tho condemnation of teal estate pioperty, $15. When said de posits aro exhausted the cleik shall hav authonty to requite further deposits to cover ucctulng costs. It is oideied by the court that the fol lowing be established as a general mle of this court, ai provided by sections 25-29, chapter 17, compiled laws of Ati.ona, that iu all cases ot condemnation of land in favor or laiiroads against owners ot land, a fee ol five per cent of all sums re ccived or disbursed by the clerk of the distiict court be allowed him for his ser vices, to be paid him by the railroad com. pany in whose favor the judgment ot con demnation is made, and tor which he may have issued his execution. A $40,000 smelter is talked of for D;m ing. District court begins at Socorro next Monday. Trichina is alarming the people ofWhito Oaks. Manzanarcs' majority over Luna in So corro county is 40. A bank is to be establtshcd at Kingston, in Percha district. The Gazette denies the report that small pox exists in Las Vegai. The official vote of San Miguel county, gives Manzanarcs a majority of 1,480. A Las Yegas firm have received an or der from Chihuahua for 10,000 pounds of pinon nuts. 1 he Cerrillos smelter turns out on an average 100 bars of bullion every day, ag giegated value, $1,500. Albuquerque Catholics contributed $790 toward rebuilding tho church at Pueblo, recently destroyed. The Pueblo Indians, charged with sheep stealing and just tried for that office, at Los Lun as, have been acquitted. It is said that Sheriff Wallace, ot Col fax county, has sworn in aeventy-five dep uties in Racoon to keep the peace. There Is reported to be a burning vol cano in Bernalillo Jcounty, about twelve miles soulhtait of Jemez hot springs. A gang of masked men surrounded the quarters of the Chinese employei at the Carlisle mine, in Grant county, and plun elcred the lodgings. Ice on a pond above the hot springs affords splendid skating these chilly nights. It is the intention of the management to arrange a regular skating rink near the hot springs for use this winter. The New Mexico and Arizona telegraph company has been organized at Las Vegai, for the pnrposeof constructing and operat ing telegraph lines between New Mexico and Arizona towns not already reached by the Western Union. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe say their rolling stock is fully employed, and their earnings large beyond precedent. Their Guaymas branch was fullv opened for business November 1, and is expected to further inciease their revenue. TUCHOX 1TE3IS. (Citizen, November 21. Snow is reported in the Catalina and Santa Rita mountains. ShcrifT Gabriel, of Pinal county, is stop ping at the Palace. Mr. W. II. Merrilt, superintendent of the Jessie Benton mine in the Owl Head district, is registered at the Palace. Tue new smelter for tho Omega copper mine will be ordered in the course ot a few days. Preparations arc busily going on at the pat k for the coming bull light, which is to take place on tho afternoon of Sunday, Do'CcmLicr J. Mr. Thomas Borton, one of the most in telligent and respected young men ol Tuc son, has received the appointmeut'of ex press messenger for Wells, Fargo & Co. on the road between Benson and Guaymas. The Old Dominion company, of Globe, shipped list week 100,000 pounds of cop per bullion. Tho company's total pio duct to date is 1,000,000 pounds valued at $250,000. No wonder copper mines are getting fashionable. It has recently been discovered that the ventilators in the floor of the Masonic hall acted in the capacity of speaking tubes and conveyed the secret of the breth ren to the uninitiated in the street below. The alarm was given by one of the pass ing faithful and tho telltale ventilators have had their volubility destroyed by being closed up cutuely. The prices as given by Consul Lonteli for the various products of Mexico pre sented to the Citizen this morning arc as follows. The market price retail being that of Mazatlan: Chocolate 75 cents per pound, pure mescal 1J4 pints $1, coffee 20 cents per pound, cigars $4 per 100, cigar rcles 5 cents per package of about 30 'cigarretes. They are of the best tobacco grown, and are manufactered at Guada lajara in she state of Jalisco. m The Bodie News says: "The mines of the Wood river and Sawtooth districts, of Idaho, will, it is estimated, yield $3,000, 000 iu bullion during 'lie present year, which is double the yield of the territory of Idaho three years ago, when these dis tricts were unknown. New discoveries of value are constantly being made in these districts. The amount of capital invested in mines in the Wood river district alone this year will be over $1,000,000." TELEGRAPHIC." GEXEltA.Ii NEWS. X Jtcmlnlsccncoof the Jeanncttc. Washington, Nov. 22. Dr. Col lins, of Minneapolis, a brother of Jerome Collins of the Jfannette ex pedition, here in an interview reit erates the charges against DeLong and Melville for ill-treatment of his brother. Among other things he furnishes an extract from his brother's diary after the sinking of the Jean nette. It says: "We are preparing to go south; nothing is ready. We started with a rush, burst three sledges. There is no experience governing our movements, resulting in a mess of the worst kind. The men are growling among themselves at the mismanagement." The notes show that Collins killoti most of the game on the retreat. After a vivid description of a terrible life in thn open boat, he says: "I never expe rienced such misery; wet by every sea, trembling xrith celd and hope less, excepting tho mercy of Al mighty God, we sat gammed together for 72 hours, when we sighted the low coast of the Lena delta. Five days and nights we were in open boats, and then had to haul the boats a mile and a half and back in a storm." The second day after reach ing the Lena delta, he writes: "The general plan of running the machine which has been our bane so long still holds like a leech and sucks our chances of escape away. Our allow ance is a half of a pound of meat per day." The sufferings of hunger are then described in pitiful language. The last entry was made September 30. The doctor says he can estab lish the utmost cruelty of treatment of his brother all through, the trip. Even tho time when Melville interred DeLong's party, on the cross erected over the graves ho placed his name, although the scientist of the party, under the head of the sailors, simply J. J. Collins. Finance anil aianumctnres. Chicago, Nov. 22. The threat of the steel mills to shut down in view of tho unprofitable outlook is the general theme of conversation to-day. One gentleman well versed in Mbe finances and business of the country said: "It appears to mc tho rela tions existing between the railroads and iron mills arc favorable for a general bear movemept in stocks. Perhaps after a few weeks, whon the small fry are frozen out and the large fish have fed to their satisfaction, the roads will stop cutting rates and the mills will conclude not to close." Tlturlow Weed Is Dead. Nkvv York, November 22. Tiiur law Weed died this morning at 8:35. New' York, November 22. Sur rounded by his weeping grandchild ren, physicians, nurses and all his household, Hon. Tlturlow Weed, the veteran journalist and statesman, breathed his last at 8:35 this morn ing. Just before passing away Mr. Weed groped with his right hand around the bed as though he sought his children's hand. His grand daughter took tho extended hand, felt a soft pressure, and the next moment he was dead. Sonora rollllrs. Atcoidiug to latc-t advices, the political outlook in Sonora is not yet as -erene as ft lends of that countiy could wish. A gentleman just anivcil from Heruiosillo informed tho Star that Satuinino Tena, a first lieutenant of Oitiz' national troops, was shot and killed iu Guaymas a few days ago duiiug a di-cussion, aud auothet man was slabbed foui teen limes and al most instantly killed on account of polit ical differences. Geneial Bernardo Rejcs has used all his influence o have Governor Oiti impeached by the legislature of the state of Souoia, but llicy have refused to comply w ith his w Mies. If they teuiain firm in their opposition to this scheme it is not at all unlikely that the whole of the bouora iegUlatute will h tvo to seek a ref uge against their political foemeu in this territory. 1'nlNO ltuinor. The Republican, of last evening, relates how a cei tain timid individual was stir-; lounded by Apaches m Sulphur Spring valley a few days ago. There aro no Apaches in lhe valley, and fiom two per fectly responsible parties just iu from the Swisshelm mountains we learn that none have been secu in that vieiuily. There aie, however, some 25 or 30 Papago In dians in the Diagoon mountains and tho Sulphui Spring valley hunting antelope foi this maiket, and it was some of those Indians that tho Republican's informant saw. Thcie is no danger from Indians at present, in this vicinity The Ithode Island Disaster. Providence, Nov. 22. Reports from midnight up to this hour say that only three victims of the dis aster have died the two girls before reported and Thomas Mann, foreman of tbe Robinson jewelry shop. Therej is no hope for Mary MoFoley, Mary Cuddy and Delia Gassctt. Sixteen others are injured, three seriously; the remainder are in a hopeful con dition. Providence, Nov. 22. Six of the persons injured at yesterday's fire in the Calendar building are already dead and it is expected the injuiies of others will prove fatal. Wreck ot the Warnioutlt. Quebec, November 22. The day the Warmouth went ashore, half an hour after midnight, the gale and snowstorm were terrific. The crew hung by tho vessel ti'l 11 o'clock yes terday, when sue Drone up. The Republican steals its court report fmm the Epitapu without a word of credit. Ordinarilv we don't mention trifles of this character, but since it has joined in with the riff-raff and yet makes some nrelcnsions to respectability, it should leaven its pretensions with a little honesty. The Stat relates of two men recently ar rested in Los Angeles for larceny com mitted in Tiicnou. When tsken by the offi cer they said they would return to Arizona to Sheriff Paul without any requisition. They know so long as Paul is sheriff they can escape whenever they wish. The Bell mine, situated in the Little Dragoon mountains three and one-half miles east of Summit station, has been bonded by John Sevcnoaki. for $75,000. The property, which is a gold and silver lead said to be Tery rich, is owned by Bell brothers, who are to be congratulated ou their prospects of realizing so handsomely. The funeral of the inft.nt child or Wil liam Faurr, which was accidentally diowned in a tub of water on Sunday last, took place Monday at Russell City, and the town turned out en masse to attend the obsequies, it being the third funeral that ever occurred in that place. The grand jury is most assiduous in its labors. There is nothing like making a newspaper man foreman of a grand jury; they can raise the "detil" if anybody can. The crew numbered twenty men; sixteen were drowned trying to reach tana. The vessel was owned by J. S. Bar wick, of Sunderland. She did not belong to any line. Capital Items. Washington, Nov. 22. Melville this morning concluded an account of his experiences up to the time he arrived in this country. The cross examination then began. In re sponse to a question Melville reiter ated his former statement that it would be an utter impossibility to have begun tho search for De Long any sooner than was done. Boston, November 22. Owing to the prevalence of diphtheria and other cantatrious diseases, public fun erals are forbidden by the board of health. ' Journalist Dead. Richmond, November 22. James Covvardin, the founder and senior editor of the Dispatch, died this afternoon, aged 72. l'lrc nt Itnrllnston, lovvn. Burlington, November 22. Sev eral lumber mills and the Pioneer iron foundry burned this morning. Loss probably over $50,000. Honors to an American Envoy. Rome, Novimbcr 22. Astor, the American minister, was received by King Humbert in a very distinguished manner.