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TONE WEEK
EPITAPH
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NO. 20.
PATAGONIA PENCILINGS.
A
Quici Quartet of Southern
IMina County Mijiiug 4
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Camps.
Past and Present, of irAi-slinw,
' Mowry, Lu Xoria and
"Washington Camp.
1
K A Brief Glance at the Prominent
r Mining Properties of the
l Patagonia Mountains.
J.
t
Ji IlnvMknw nuil Vicinity.
1 Although tlit Patagonia mountain? life.
ltng to our sistir county of Pimnslllf, ;w
sWmc time li s elapsed blncfu "nify no(i,c8 of
tills district Iih 'appealed, andww many of
ofr citizens have' interests; thei cm, a few
n&e-i 113 to tho lil'nes! del. may not lo out
offiilacc to our r&uleisat homo nnd abroad.
"'ntagonla dislrlfct can bo most easily
reached from Contention by railroad to
Crittenden; the-ndc by daily stage twcho
mills to Hursbaw. "Wo piofened, how
cvirj the louto byJCharle-iton, Huachuca
post, Tony O'Donncll's inncli, and thence
ontothoold Jlowery camp, from which
point Harsliaw is six miles dist mt, north
cily, and Washington camp in the oppo
site direction four good miles.
Huachuca post is n beautifully shunted
camp, and the order and legul.uity ob.
served do citdit to tho mind of the man
that Incited tho place. Thence to the
Santa Ciuz valley is n succession
of ranches, with a good supply of
water. Tho soil for the most part is a
black loam, which with caro and irriga
lion would gio.v anything, nnd tho grass
is luxuriant and nutritious. Our neigh
bors, hw ever, dwell under tho weight of
old Spttnisi grants, the fear of which has
cuit died their energies aud cramped their
exertions. This, and their proximity to
the Sonora line, which favors the stealing
of cattle by the v.ily Miwlcins, tend to
protract the scttlctmnt of this district.
A Nl.aLr.CTLD CAM!'.
Ilarshaw minim; camp, which up to a
yeir ago was a thiiving dlstiict, is now
suffering from a relapse, which is no uu.
common thing in mining history. Its pop.
ulalion at its zenith was 800 to Q0O souls;
to-day it is about 70. One hundred tlious
and dollars would not pay for the lumber
which has been expended on tho buildings ;
und In addition to framo there aie several
Btonc aud adobe structures which would
bo worthy of a better ncighboihood. Tho
town now presents n most desolate appear
ance. The stores are all shut and planked
up, and the only signs of life aii a isiblo in
the Palace restaurant and Jamison's se
loon, which latter is the only resort of
thoso whose buslncssor necessities picenl
their leaving tho place. The Hcrmosa mine
is situated iu the hill aboie town, and the
mill for the reduction of tho oic is said to
bo one of tho most perfect in the teultory.
All is quiet, how ecr, to-day, and the su
perintendent, Mr. Finlay, h is au easy time
of it, part of which he mamigcs to pass iu
shooting excursions and prosptcting trips
through tho country. 'Tis. said ithat
ancs!WHs"SIBCTiFTW,''Hcrmo3a Mas nn
incline shaft, said to bo COQJeet, running
with tho slope of the htll, with sundry
crosscuts and drifts, as to which the com
pany is very rctiicnt. Some woik has
been done on the Lltllu Chap, but tho
company's other properties arc so far un
developed. The Hardshell, .owned by
Captain It. 11. liichardson and others, is a
valuable prospect. It has a shaft 100 ftet
deep, with several tunnels alid other works,
proving its intrinsic value. Of course, as
is usually thu case In a mining district,
tho wholo country-sido is located aud
rmnuuients abound, but the mines uicfew-
THE T1ILM3H MIS1J,
one-half mllo southwest of Ilarshaw, has
steam hoisting works, idle, at piescnt, for
want of ore to hoist. Tho Alia mine, ono
mile, on tho Mowery road, from Ilarshaw,
is ono of tho best mlpes in the district. It
is owned by the AVashlnglon pool panics,
and, to my idea, is one ut thu most valua
ble of their claims. The American mino
is anotho of tho piapertles, incorporated,
-which shows well. On tho western slope
of tho Patagonia mountnlns, Iheio arc
quite n largo number of locations initio,
tho veins In which are, for tho most part,
small, but rich In silver and lead, tho aver,
ago assays' or Which may be given at from
( 40 to $50 per ton silver with some lead.
Among tho many locations, tho following
maybe mentioned: Unlucky Jim, -Dead,
wood and Patagonia. Tho Gie.enwood
cirrics from $0 to $13 per ton in gold, nnd
his had considerable woik douo on it.
Tho Mayflower, a copper mine, is about
flvo miles duo west from Ilarshaw, in a
porphyry and quaitzltc formation, and,
judging fiom tho samples, looks well. Tho
Flux mine, owned by the Denson Smelter
company, five miles from Ilarshaw and
three miles from the Trcneh mine, Is be
ing actively opened up, nnd, so far, with
great success.
The Old Mowcry Cnmp
Phas a history ol some iutciest. In 1801.
Captain 3Iowcry had his mine in woikin
with his rcduitioii works -in full blast.
At tho breaking out of the rebellion, the
general, commapdlng tho district, C.ule
Iton by name, nho was a fellow student, at
IWcst l'olnt, with Mowcry, trumped up the
absurd charge that 3Ioweiy was sellm"
lead W tho rebels, on whic.i chargo 3tow.
bry was, for two years, consigned lo Yuma.
)n his release, ho went lo England to get
VOIt-lY.
v -. - WTT.ltUJf f k4hAJn.n.. a -.. -- - -
sion of this part of the teiritory dining
16,03-1, and totally destroyed the smelting
worKs and ouie-v imiiuings, at tho same
timo diiving out e cry white mm in the
country. To-day, tho adobo .walls of the
smelter and tho led brick Aiimncy still
stand, -whilst llio desolation of thcMowcry
Hats is Added to by tho baro auobo walls of
abou'. twenty mined houses, in all of which
only thieo souls, at prcsent,lmd a living.
Tlic .Mow cry mine is now owned by the
founder's heirs and other parties in Tucson,
and is held, under a United Slates patent.
Its course js'southw est and northeast with
n noithcrlydip, and tho casteily and west
erly evtensions of tho old mine form a
valuable property. The old Jlowcry shaft
is worked to a depth of 800 feet, and in
tho bottom of the same there-is a ledge of
galena ore about twenty feet wide, which
usajs inflead liom 40 to oO per cent and
carries fijRm $25 up to $200 per ton in sil
ver. This average may not appear high,
but, from tho developments made, aud the
extent of tho ledge, the property is ceitam
ly a vahmblc one.
VARIOUS rilOI'KRTILS.
With tho exception of the ncccss iry as
sesmcut woik, the extensions have not so
lar been opened out.
The Iloinan mine, between the Ilarshaw
road and ilowciy Hat, three and a half
miles south of Ilaishaw, is well spoken of.
It has two shafts, 15 and 20 feet deep,
showing n vein of lend carbonate and ga
lena oie seven fca wide; course and dip
of vein samo as 3Iowery mine; averages
$28 in silver, w ith 42 per cent of lead,
whilst on the surfaco some of the carbon
ate gave 18 per cent lead and 10 CO per
ton iu silver.
Duo west of Mowcry flat a number of
locations have Lcen made, on what is
known as the Guajalote (Spanish foi tur
key) lode. This lode can be traced for a
distance of two miles, and itscioppings in
many pi ices are two feci wide at least.
3Iotol these locations arc at present meie
piospccts, though even wcro they even
paitially developed they could bo made to
produce ore enough to keep a couplo of
smcUeis niuning all the time, which would
iniusonew life into tun camp, and give
woik to many men. The ore on this lead
is for the most psit galena, but one pecu
liarity is specially noticeable, namely,
that a poitiou stems to carry eold, which
in tho Alp niiuo goes as high as 22, as
well as 11 in siher and 5 per cent lead.
WiiNlmistim Omni)
lies about four miles south of old Mow cry
camp, and lias been tho secne of a mining
boom, which, unluckily for tho place, did
not last. Being a good dcal'smaller than
Ilarshaw, the desolation is more apparent..
Thcie are, peihaps, ten good adobe houses
and fifteen fruno -houses,-und the inhabit
ants arc l educed to those doing assessment
woik on tho pool and other neighboring
mines. This pool business has worked
harm to the district, and neither the own
ers of the pool mines nor -the eastern par
ties who hold tho bond on these claims aio
satisfied with the courso of events. This
tiansaction was inaugurated over two
ears ago by lion. J. IC. Luttrell, tluough
whoso Instrumentality eleven mines (with
twenty-six owners) wcro bonded for two
years to some cistern capitalists, having
JlFiiL
oxtended for six months, for which exten
sion 10,000 has been fuithcr paid to the
owners. It is claimed that duiing the
cuirency of the bond the eastern folks
havo spent $120,000 in developing their
properties, electing a good house, making
roads and other improvements. If this
sum has been expended, a cursory visit
has failed to impress on the mind of the
w liter any veiy gieat discovciy of mineral,
or to provo that the mines wcie bonded at
anything but a fictitious and cxborbilant
piice. Indeed, weio the pool mines to be
held up as the best prospects in the dis
trict the camp would bo only good to be
let alone, but this is not so. The general
CHAlUCTLlt OK THE OllE
in this district is a low grade galena, some
mines going hlgliti in silcr than others.
At depth this ore in many cases turns into
numdic, which, with the present facilities
for working, can not bo made to pay.
Underlying this mundic it is hard to say
w hat is found. Some say the ore increases
in value and contains a preponderance of
sv.'.flmritts ""irftsln5tht!rsTTiyore tho gives
out and there remains nothinglJtrVlii5e.
Some of the shafts on tho poo mines
have attained a depth of 200 feet without a
commensurato Increaso either in the rich
ncss of tho ore or widening of the veins.
The country lock of the district is an iron
girnct, a mineral whose presence no
smelter likes to como in contact w ith.
oTin.it rnoMisixo mines.
Outsido tho pool mines may be mentioned
tho Davis mine (situated close to camp),
w Inch once belonged to a New York com.
pany, but which was lately sold by the
shciifffor unpaid debts. The old Wash
ington mine is now being worked, and a
contract was lately let to do CO feet of sink
ing. This pioperty has been bonded by
Haggln &, Tevis to U It. liichardson (pan
ownci of the Hardshell at Ilarshaw) at a
model ate figure, and should the mine show
np well is ono of the properties that will
tend to make the camp show new life.
ThoEclmont is an old mine, liuvlnu been
worked 18 or 10 years ago. They ha e a
perpendicular shaft down 110 feet, nnd an
incllno of 70 feet. The ledge is 00 feet
wide, dips west, and aicrages about $23 to
J2,"i pel ton, w'th a viujing percentage of
lead. Ouo fc.Uuio in this mine is tho ab
sence of mundic, the oie being ns a rule
n lead carbouitc nnd free-milling, pretty
uniformly diffused, 'iho Pelmont is a
patented claim, and is held by its owners 1
TOMBSTONE, COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, DBTIBER 1G, 1882.
Belmont to find a purchaser would rank
next in order.
The Umpire and Silver Bell are also
patented claims, full of mineral but not of
a. high grade. Following soutli from these
claims many locations have been made, up
to and ncios3 the Sonora line, which Is
about three and one-half miles distant, but
want of time pi evented a fnithcr expend!
turc of time in this direction.
THK HOLLAND MINE
must bo mentioned. This is one of the best
looking mines iu the district, and were the
working of it only in good, experienced
hand", I no doubt it would pay. After
much change of ownership this mine was
sold by J. K. Luttrell to an eastern com-
pany. A long and ceep trench has been
run north and south, showing up a large
amount of metal,somc very good free mill
ing cnibonatc ore. In this trench arc sunk
sundry shafts and inclines. On tho whole,
the mine appears toliac not had a fair
chance; however, the pioperty no doubt
will turn out far better than might be sup
posed from present appearances. Doc
Luttrell and Jlessis Jeffords aud Cameron
wcie camping at the Holland camp, doing
assessment work on two or three neigh,
boring claims, and to them are due the
thanks of tho writer for a hearty welcome
and a share of the best they had at their
command.
J.a Nona
is the border town of the Patagonia moun.
tains, one portion being across the border.
Ileic, owing to abundance of water, are
placed the two smelters, belonging to the
Holland and Yankee or Davis companies.
Neither aie working at piescnt, but they
arc ready for business when opportunity
arises. Theie are one or two stores here,
several saloons, and, until lately, Doc Lut
trell ran a boarding house. Here, also, Is
situated a United States custom house with
the necessary officer. This man's post is
not an enviable one, and tho population
being chiefly Mexican they growl and
groan at having even their chile taxed by
Uncle Sam.
As is well known, tho Patagonia moun
tains aie covcied i ith a denser and more
luxuriant growth of timber than any other
range of mountains in tli 3 southern part of
the tcrntoiy; aud, as Nature has given an
almost limitless quantity of water, the
whole district is ouo of great picturesque
beauty nnd fertility. Let mo close this let
ter by remaikiug that it is i pity iu this
mineralized region to find so little work
going on, and to express the hope that be
fore long thiugs will change, for the fact
cannot bo got away fiom that when so
much mineral is known to exist, the day
will conic when it will bring about a boom,
and wc believe when Ilarshaw wil have
been a place of the past, never again to be
'iciia, that Washington camp will he
producing bullion fiom more smelterj than
are at present situated in La Noiia.
.-
l'io Muirodw.
Tho Republican says last evening:
"Messrs. A.T. Jones, M. C. Smith and E.
T. II inly returned fiom their gunning ex
pedition I ist evening, well loaded down
wiih game." We leproduco this merely
that we might recoid our opinion that there
is no truth in that portion leferring to the
quantity of gaiue.jjriieybrought ncwi!
eso were tame, anu was somewhat
sui prised that they permitted him to get so
close; but when he shot both barrels, kill
ing thirteen, and they did not fly, he felt as
though he woulit like to bo an 1885
almauac, so he would have the joke all to
himself and be way ahead of time. Ilut
the elder came down on him and demanded
iuimcdiatc payment for the ducks. Hardy
didn't luiio tho money and so the irate
Mormon took bis gun, watch and a golden
toothpick, and the tame duck shooter has
not shown up on the street sinco he came
back. Jones shot a'blind calf in the leg
and had to pay $10 dollars for it, nnd now
swears he will never "go blind" again.
Smith killed au old sheep and a setting
turkey, and the first bill btpays aftei he
gets in ollicc will be a due-bill to a certain
rancher on the San Pedro.notfar from the
St. David settlement. Still, they did well
dia well to get back with tho horses und
wagon and j ou will notice th'ey don't soy
much about the fine time they had.
. 4ulernutorIttl l'arilons.
The governor of Arizona Territory has
established tho following rules gorning.
I applications for pardons :
1. Xnot.'.cejnust bs given through a
newspaper pubilsliei al t" MatAhe local.
Ity where the oifence was committed for
which the party seeking pardon is incar
ceiated. Said notice is to be signed by
the attorneys, the parties who make the
application, and die at least fifteen days,
notice before the application is maUe.
".' The testimony in full which appear
ed in the cise must bj filed in the
governors office.
3. The testimony must set forth fully
the grounds for asking pinion.
1. The petition must be signed by
the judge before w horn the ctse w as tried,
the grand jury Whojound the indictment,
the petit jury that tiled the case, and a
reasonable numbei of citizens of the coun
ty, or Mciniti. where the ollence was
committed. In case of failuie to get judge
anil jury s signatures, tlic reasoiiB or sucu
failuie must be giien.
31. J. 3Iuiphy, lepie-enling the
hoit'-c or L inglcy & 31ch.nl, Sin
eNco, left this morning for Tucson.
drug
Ki.ui-
The firemiMi's ball, ou New Ycir's eye
prom ses to be the most successful ever
g'len by the depaitmcnt.
Mi. White, supeilutctulcntof the Con
t ntlon, and family hac gonolo San Fian
APACHE ATltOfJITIES.
I.aiff S'nWIi'iilaiH of the -llaRsnorc In
Cliilmnhiia, Jlexloo.
Translated for tho KriTAi-n from tho Pcrloillco
Olllclal of the City ol Lhlhunhua.j
Yet under the impression of the late
horrible assassinations commuted by
'he Indi ins, of which wc gave notire but
a short lime ago, wc me again called upon
to chronicle more accounts of their ntro
cious work, and it is thought by the same
Indians that killed the numerous ittims
that wc mentioned in No- 44 of this paper.
We have here in concert the patticular
notices that hnic t-ceu l emitted to the gov
ernor of this btate:
On the lihh of lliis month the Indians
raided tho ranch of benor Juan lluti
Ortiz.killingn man named Pouce and a
vaqucro (name unknown), and running off
a large number of cattle Oitiz learning
of this, set out with a number of vaoueros.
hopiiiL' to intercept them at a point called
Puerto del Chocoln,, the. yronf r place for
an nmbusli, and the only pa& by which
the Indiana could make their exit with a
a herd of cattle.
This was the first notice received from
the sceno of violence, and from a letter
from the prefect ut Canton G&1.iiicj, dttcd
November 15, the follow ing is copied :
On t' c 13th six men conducting beeves
from the San Buenaventura valley to Can
ton, iu Pueito del Chocolate, weic at
taeked iu that pass by tho savages, who
killed Carlos Inczada nnd Francisco Pa.
laneo, Did put to flight the oil cr four. On
the 15lh Es'.avan Vega nnd sixty auxil
aiies made a manifestation bcloie me that
while on a lcconnoitering expedition they
discovcicd in tl c Puerto del Chocolate
twenty-six bodies, sill in a state of decom
position and paitly consumed by wild
beasts, but still bearing marks of terrible
mutilation, and with difficulty they recog
nized the body of Scnor Juan Mala Oitiz.
Since tho above coriespendence was re
ceived we have been able to get a partial
list of the killed, which we append as fol
lows: Juan Mata Ortiz, Leaudro Gutierrez,
Paulino Gutierrez, Santos Garcia, Cayetano
Escudero, Estebean Gomes.Josc M. Forzan,
Picurdo Castillo, Pablo Alveiez, Pedro
Ilinojos, Jesus Jose Luera, Fernando Mc
lino, Camilo Chavez, Ecnlano Caiv.ijal,
Lino Gonzalez, Camlclaiio Maitinez, Ito.
mualdo Pina, Pablo Mcgia, Jesus 01iva,
Juan lluiz, Joso 31. Oclioa, commandant
of the sixth bittallion; six persons from
Casa Grande, whose name we do not know,
and a young nun who was wounded.
The loyal federal forces that furnish pro
teclion to the frontier, and the sacrifice of
them to sustain the war against the In.
dians has but little result, as the savages
bac suie refuge on the reservations of the
United States. Ifintcrnation.il rights hive
any signification, if auy importance is
attached to tho interests of humanity and
to the icspecl a nation meiits, and toward
the civilized woild. the president of the
United Slates should chingc the vicious
system vC, lescrvations, and observe the
virtuous rights, and llicjnttrcst3 more
sacied, ol aneighboiing nation.
The Virginia City "OOl."
The follow iiig notice appetrcri in the
Virginia Chronicle, of the 7th, and caused
much talk In the street;
"001."
A meeting lias become necessary. The
report of our district detectives, appointed
to obsene and keep a daily record ol street
won;, is in nanu. a, couipansojiDf,this,
nper appeared an article lo the effect that
the county is being robbed by commission
ers, and says that a commissioner has fre
quently asscitcd that "there won't bo a
doilar left in that treasuiy by the time I
get out of office." The Chronicle says:
"In puisuauce of what wo believe to be
right, we have no hesitation in advising
citizens to devise swift and summary
measures to protect themselves. There is
an cfiectivc way of dealing withofllchl
dishonesty, as we'd as with private enter,
prises of that character."
County Commissioner Sheridan pub.
IMies a card in the Enteiprise, of the 8lh,
in which he defies anyone to point to a
dishonest act of his. He s lys he regards
the card of "001," and its implied threats
with contempt. The alleged notice of "001"
is generally consldeicd bogus by the peo-j
pie.
THU UAVH
o.iriiv
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Oil. ItlO tliUH ennu hvl (lit. tl.n .1... nn l...t
Tho iipit!Blntboorrharian(lthoimtlmay tlirou h
tho rye; S ' "
Tho chirrup oMho roblu nmltho whip luoftho
quail, f
Ah ho Piped across the meadows swett as nuj
MCmniiialo,
Whon tho hloom wus on thccloeramltho l,luo
was In the sky,
And my happy heart brimmed over In lheda7s
gone bj 1
In tho dajs gone by, when my nuked Act u cro
trlppul
By the honeysuckle tangles whero tho water llllca
dripped I
And the ripples of tho rl or lapped tho mots alone
the brink,
And the llltlnz snipe stood fcnlessof the truant's
wayward try
And tho splashing of tho swimmer, In tho days
gone by I
Oh, the days gono byl Oh, tho days cone by!
The music or tlic la'ighlng lip, tLo lustro of the
ec;
ThechfldUh faith In fairies nnd Aladdin's magic
Hue
Tho simple, soul-reposing, plad belkf m ccry-
thing.
For life was like a story, holding neither sob nor
sigh.
In tho golden olden glory of the dais gone by?
James W'hitcomb Ilfliy.
MQiiKulnnry Itnleherw.
Last evening, about 7 o'clock, a man
named 3Ioberly and Charles Stoimswcnt
to A. Biuer's butcher shop, on Fremont
street, for the purpose of demanding an
explanation of certain language which they
claimed he had uttered against them. After
indulging in a heated discussion the two
former drew their pistols, and tlueatened
to take Iiauei's life if he ccr spoke of
them in such a manner again. They were
paciiieil, however, and left the shop. Sir.
Ilauer immediately went before Judge
Wallace and swore out warrants for their
arrest, which wcie placed in the hands of
?M
Tho True Knots orilip Cao,
The liepuLlica'i of last evening sajs
thatE. T. Hardy will sue this paper for
libel, in truthfully relating some of the in
cidents or his late hunt on the San Pedro,
and claims that instead of a "blind calf,"
Jones shot a schoolmaim. Ordinarily we
would not be surprised at Jones shooting
hi-nself il there was a schoolmaim m the
immediate vicinilv. nt.il bis mivinio ;.,
this case can only be accounted for upon the (
icasonablo hypothesis that he saw Smith
sneaking up lo There the lady wa sitting,
and'not desiring any infringment upon his
t-ateuts, concluded to take a shot at him.
Shooting at aiijoue, especially .i friend, is
apt lo make a fellow ncnous, and the un
cerain condition of his ueives accounts
for the oung ludy being wounded, not
seiiously by any means, but she walks to
school now, and the saddle horse is
tuiued out lo crae. We should
knever. have related the true history
of that disgraceful affair, but -the public
clamor forit,and in our high aud responsi
ble positiou.as an cntcrpi isiug jourualUt.w e
must satisfy that moibid curicsity if we
never get another dead duck. It happened
in this way: Smith, Jones ard Ilaidy nil
suited fiom St. Davids for Trcs Alamos.
On the way, they stopped to shoot at a
covey of quail and hitched the team near
the roadside. While they were hunting,
the young schoolmaim came along, and,
as she had some distai.ee to walk, cou-
ciuueit she would wait until the
owner of the team came up, and, possi
bly, get a ride the rest of the way. She
had not been there hut u few minutes, and
had not seen
BJtlTH SIDLttO ur,
when bang went a gun. This was Jouc3'
shot at Smitli. Some of tho shot struck
her. Shcscrcimed. Haidy.who was on
the opposite side of the road from Smith
and making for the same objective point,
was so disconcerted at the shot and the
cries of agony from the young lady that
he dropped his gun. Of couisc it wen toff,
and about twenty shot made tho light
lfoiso's rump look like a flour seive This
suited the horses to plunging, aud they
bioke away, aud as they tan down the load
by Smith, he grabbed hold of the tail-board
as all thu whisky they had was under
the seat. lie held on pretty well until the
wagon ran over a mezquite stump, when
he was thrown some ten feet into tho air.
He turned about five somersaults and six
handsprings before he stopped, and got his
mouth and ears full of San Pedio mud. Ho
spread out considci ably when he landcdi
and it was half an hour before he could
tell the points of the compass, and he
walks now like he was hamstrung and had
the sweeny in the shouldm In the mean
time, Jones and Ilnuly were accusing each
other of firing the shot that hit the school,
marm, and they talked so louu aud fist,
and used such abominable 1 mguage
that she thought she had run across some
escaped lunatics, or a lcmnant of the inde
pendent puty, and broke acioss the mesa
for the nearest fanu house They picked
Smith up on the way to Contention, gave
20 to a boy to catch tho horses, hiicd a
new wagon, started forhoine.tiiedand m id,
and then bought all the ducks in the mar-
kci iQiuaiie, a jiUQwing., ,wo,iesfet- ve:
or gain the credence of a too confiding
and ciedulous conslitucnci'.
Ills Idea.
Secretary Teller in his annual rcpoit
recommends the disaiming of all Indians
supported by the government, a fair com
pensation being made to them for their
guns. He wants the Indi ms to have an
equal show with the white men in all
questions aflecting propeity light', and
believes that many icservations should be
lcduccd iu sie and tluown open to actual
settlers. Tho Indian children should be
given the adv ullage of technical turning
in manual schools, civilizing them being
cheaper then suppressing outbicuks.
The above is no doubt good so far as it
QS, )' H. seems to a man under a
blanket that the safest, most economical
and surest way to settle the Jmlian ques
tion in Arizona is to remove the Apaches
to the Indian Territory. .
The Hon. E II. Wiley and family le
luined fiom Tucson jeteidiy, whe e they
have been MMling Judge ami 31ts Sties
An Eni'M'ii ltpoiter aked the next
piesident of the council whether heaw
the famous hull fight at that place last
Sunday, lie aiisweied lh.it lie didn't
know that he had. Possibly it mislit be
called .i l.ul'-fight in this countiy but he
had another uiimefoi it, and lie uiy much
doubted wlicinc- his nppell Uiou could be
found in the dictionaiy. He r lh.it in
the fust pi ice Ihe bulls weic Meets, and
wcie not near as lUe'y as au old army
blmket, as the laitei has been known to
nioie aiouud after beinp; laid out in the
sun. One of t ic steer-bulls showed a lit
t'c light; the principal toreio w.iltcd
aiouud his head sevetal time,
j ibbing him under the t.ir with pin, but
Hi it only imd the effect or causing him to
change his cud to the other side of his
mouth. Finally he piiouetted mound
his heels and give his tail a twist. This
was an indignity which evn a Sonoia
steei-bull eouldu't timely submit to, and
in about a -ecoml thcie was a 3Ieican
iciolulioii. Tint 3Iexicin turned over
about nine limes befoie ho slopned, and
when he came to his senses he said it was
a burning shame to covci a mrn's stomach
with must ml pi istcis.but when they told
him th t the steei-bull had kicked his sus
pender buttons all oil' he was as mad as
fiuy. He iciked a nickel on" tbn fnr..
and lammed the Mtei bull all ocr the pen
4kJ
THE BULL FIGHT.
How the Kcsidentfi of tho Old i'ucblo
Aniuso TlicniHClves on Sun !ny.
The Tucson Citizen gives the following
description of the late bull fight: At a
given signal the trap was raised and a
tbrce-jcar-old bull bounded in. For a
moment he stood confused atlhe applause
which greeted his appearance, and watched
w ith glaring eyes the actions of Colonel
Yaucz aud assistants, who, standing near
tlic center of the ring, flaunted their red
flags before him. The htsitation was but
momentaiy, for with lowered head he
scattered both men and flags. For a while
he mide things lively, and the boys hunt-
ed their holes without' being twice told.
At last tiring down, ho was again roused
to fury by Colonel Yaucz dexterously
planting a rosette of colored paper squarely
in the center of the bull's forehead, and
later on two others, one in the nose and
the other in tho left shoulder. However,
in the end he fagged out and gave way to
a spotted bull with hoins uncropped; but
as lie was one of those bulls that could
neither be coaxed or prodded into battle,
he was driven out, and the cries of "toro
Colorado'' were heard on every side.
THIS LAST BULL OP THE THItKE,
"llic toro Colorado," to be fought that day
was then let in. He was a fine-looking
specimen of his kind, and built for a fighter
from the ground up. He entered the ring
with a rush and lost no time in getting
down lo business. Wherever a red flag was
waved or a man showed himself in the
ling his loulship was there also.and when
they, as they always did, took refuge be
hind the screens provided lor their safety,
lie made an eftbit to butt them down and
follow in. When Colonel Yanez attempted
to ornament the bull's forejiead with a
losetto he missed it, and narrowly escaped
being made into a rosette himself. After
repe.Uei' efforts the rosette was pinned on.
Now, madder than ever, aud foaming at
the mouth, he bellowed with rage and
charged furiously. Some of the escapes
from his hoins were marvelous. To further
show his bkill as a bull-fighter, Colonel
Yanez endcavoied to plant two gaudily
colored arrangements of paper and firc
crackcisin either shoulder, but m avoid
ing a charge he stuck both into one
SIDE OP THE HULL'S NECK.
The exploding crackers drove the bull wild
with rage and pain, and it looked fof a time
as though he was going to get even up
with-his tormentors, for, without paying
heed lo the red flags, he charged the clown
w ith such fierceness that it was impossible
to miss the shock, so down he went, and
the bull over him; and but for the presence
of mind of the other men in the ring, who
ran up, and, by Haunting their flags in the
face of the bull, diew him away from the
prostrate man, something serious might
hae occurred. The next move was lo
lasso and thiow the bu'.l and then cinch a
lope lightly around his body, which
sen cd as a hand hold lo one of the fighters
who seated himself astr'de of the bull's
hips. The ropes were taken off and the
animil sprang to his feet. He first tried
to shake the man off its hick, but failing
in that he lushed after the others so fu-
jiouslys tpjhrowjjis rider, andtquipkly
bull was pretty well jaded, ac
familiar by stopping him with Id?
and was rewarded by a sharp kicK that
emptied his bellows of wind. Tha, to
gether with a strained wrist, which made
the clown happy, were the only accidents
of the afternoon.
I'm Holland sih a iliot.
The Yiigima City Enterprise, in lcfei
liugtothe lito tiagedy in a Cincinnati
thcitci, wheio a shooter killed a young
lady in attempting to shoot an apple olf
hei he id, sijs:
N i'c je.us.igo they not only peiforme'd
the- feat night after night at. our leading
the ile s, but also took a run on it at the
.i u y shop;, wheio they blazed away
w 'n a lccklcssncxs that would have been
ila-nnug had it not been that the shooters
were geuei ally suck as had been through
scores o! street lights and went about the
businc-s with plenty of confidence and
ncrv .
Pat Hol'aml, the newly-elected Coioncr
of Tombstone, Alizona, has had about a
bti iicl of app'cs, turnips and potatoes shot
oft hbead. Although he ncier pre
tended to be much of a shot, Pat one cien
ing himself performed the feat of shooting
an apple off the tead of a giil. Pat w as
in tiie wings"- ThiKkingthcmanwho was
to do lie shooting was squinting too long
o(i his pistol, lie grabbed up an old prop
el t musket and blazed away at the
pp'e. I'.it thought the musket loaded
w;tu mthinir nioie than powder anda"
pipi-i wad, but it happened that onaof the
-ii'ift" h id been out hunting rabbits dur
in;, the afternoon, and the gun was
clnr-edwilh buckshot. Pat not-only
knocked the apple all to pieces, but a
buiiphofthcgii''shair, half as big as a
man's list, was cairicd across the stage,
am' stiuck against the opposite wall. No,
iu .ill our cpcuenec at apple shooting
hue on (lie Comslock we neier had an
ace. dent by wuich a single diop of blood
was diawn.
-.
Thiough parties recently from San Frar.
cisco wc lcam that 3Ir. Pierson, formerly
of the Puss House and Cosmopolitan, and
later manager of the Baldwin, has leased
that magnificent hotel, and will hcrtaftcr
conduct it in that incomparable manner
which has made him the leading and most
successful hotel manager on the coast.
There-is hardly a traveling or business man
on the Pacific slope but has" at one time or
another met 3Ir. Pierson, and under the
influence of his whole souled geniality felt
a mere acquaintance rapidly ripen into a
warm friendship. The Baldwin, always
noted for its tabic and elegant appoint
ments, will, under his careful and cpe
pierenced judgment, not only remain a
FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR
TELEGRAPHIC.
A U'ooiM Vesdc'ta.
Little Rocic, Dec. 13. A sensa
tioiial story has just come to light.
Anold gentleman named Abraham
Hujl, living in one of tho border
counties, was hunjj, during the re
bellion, by a crowd o twelve men,
because he refused to" volunteer in
behalf of the cause of the soutli. The
lynching vas witnessed by Hall's son,
who was unseen by U.o cro vd.
1 oung Hall, after the departuro of
the lynchers, registered an oath over
his father's dead bodv to hunt down
and kill every one concerned in the ,
lynching. Hall started out in tho
fall of 1S7j to hunt un his father's
ciuiderers. He hunted up, and, in
the course of time, shot and killed
five of the party at different times '
and places. Lafl had a dcsperatO;
fight with the firth of the party he ;
kiilcu and was see.ely wounded.
lie was puriiiod, fr'enls of tho vie-i
tims joining in the chase. Ho was!
at length run into cover in sight of
his old home, and near where lOyeaisj
before, Ins father had met with a vio
lent death. Here Hall turned on hisS
pursuers, and fought until his bodyJ
was riddled with bullets. His eldest
sister was a horrified soectator cf tiie j
tragedy. Soon after, she met, in a
neighboring town, one of the party
named Davis. Drawing a revolver,
she fired at li'in. He was seriously
wounded, and in the confusion tho
girl escaped. This act alarmed all
who had taken part in tho deah of '
young Hull, aud they resolved on the
extermination of the entire family of1
Hal!s,of whom only three were living, 'J
the eldest girl and two e ers. Uno
night, after Davis' life had been at
tempted, the Halls' house ws sur-'
rounded by masked men, the barred :
doors broken dowi , and the girls ,
mercilessly murdered The assassiti3
then filed the house and disappeared.
The tragedy caused a sensation, but!
the explanation made .A' interested!
parties, that Indians or greasers had i
murdered the girls a..d plundered jl
the house and then set it on fire, was
generally accepted, and only lately '
have the facts leaked out.
Jlorc ofllie Aparhe .tlnsacrc.
AuiUQUEi.Qui:. Dec. lo. Franl
Joselyn, or Def Sandy, as hois
cd. ras arrived at b horfv
Ch'huahua. Joseh
Donald and
murde
ay, 3
rail but noJ
Irii
hjratPaso del Cho-J
couHfiPEs l&d
McDonald propos-J
cd to camp.
Joselvn would notJ
consent, as he thought it c!anerous,
and lie rode off .i few hund ed yards,
while Biggs and McDona'd unsad
dLd their horses. Joselyn had about
decided to return and join his com-
unions, when the Ainc es made
their appearance, n-'r a volley at
the two campers. '1 ney fe l. Jose
lvn put spurs to h s horJ and made
d his escape to a Mexican village.
ay the awiul massacre ot
Jj'Jco.Jose- -n return-.
wen armed
,s ol tlic
Id
marauc
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TA.. . Ii.mn.r
Apaches, reported
The whole state of
arms.
diet nml Hon
Washington, Doc. 13. President
Arthur gave Don C.imcon a valua
ble lesson to-day. This evening
thrre arred in" th;b city Hiram
Young, stalw art editor of the Even
ing Dispitch, of York, li. Ho came
for the postoilicc at that place. Cam
eron said lie would have it a'ttended
to right away. Cameron 'and'Young '
called at the white liousa. Cameron
explained the m-nler briefly and then
said:
"I would like to have this man's
nomination inacio out light ofi", as lie
wants to go back home to-night."
The president asked: "Where are
his papers?"
"Why, he has none; 1 indorse him;
is not that enough?"
The president tl en said, lirmly: "I
cannot appoint Mr. Young, unless ho
bo indorsed by lepublican members
of tho delegation, and some evidence
is filed liere showing Young is in
dorsed by the busine.ss'iifCTforYork."-
Cameron went awav in a very
thoughtful mood, white the last heard
of Young, he was around hunting for
members ot tiie Pennsylvania dele
gation. The Utah IleU-Katc.
Washington, Dee. ID. Membeis
of the house election committee who
have examined the memorial present
ed to congress against the seating of
Caine, the delegate uiccted fiom
Utah to succeed Cannon, say it in
volves a nice l'gal question, and one
which will excite almost endless dis
cussion when the matter comes be
fore the house. The election was
held witho.t an previous nroclama
tion having been issued by the gov
ernor of the territory, and tho ques
tion involves the light of the jieoplc
of tho tcrritcrv to hold an election
under such circumstances.
lllclivwij men hi .1c Meilco.
Dknvkk, Dec. .". A. Renubli-
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