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Vol. TO.
No. 127.
. I : M
Retiring from the Dry Goods Business in Tomb
stone, the entire stock, which isi complete in every
department, will be
Away below cost. This is no humbug, but a bona fide
sale, as our prices will show.
I will redeeinX" warrants
drawn on the CoulRty General
Fund from Nos. IW
both inclusive. ifXnSented
within ten days.
A. J. 1UTT
County Treasun
Tombstone, Dec. 26, 1885.
Two Houses and Lots, No.
218, on Eighth street, below
Fremont. This property will
be sold cheap. For particu
lars, enquire on the premises,
or at G. S. Bradshaw's Saloon.
Fremont Street,
Real Estate, Mines, Money and
Jtcal Kstatfi Bought. Sold and Itented, Col
lodions made, Taxes paid, etc,
JHifi Boughut and Hold,
3luncy Loans Negotiated and Investment
Jnsuraiico Flro, Acciden' andLllc.
Books, Tovs, Stationery
Musical Instruments,
Magazines, Etc.
Allen Street, In Urnntl Hotel Unlading
Begins eft tlxe
January 4th, 1886;
The Travelers Insurance Co,
Pay& Indemnity.
Mr. Jones ItecclvtM 8500.71 for Ic
JnrleH ifrrrlved.
Aspen, C.jI., Dec. 17, 1885.
J. V. Vickers, Tombstone, A. T., Agent
ol the Travelers Insurance Co., Etc.:
Dear Friend: Yours of the 8th inst.
is at hand. Enclosed please find your
receipt, signed, for 5560.71, so promptly
aid on account of my accident in liis-
njune last.
ur kindness in advancing me $160
beforevl was able to present my claim,
d theSpromptness of the company in
thXsettleitaU of my claim, I shall never
forget- L renew my policy when it
runs oNt and send me a bill for the, pre
mium toWis phvse. I am now engaged
in superintending James Carr's business
in this placeV and collecting and keeping
his accounts! U necesSry, change my
rate accordingly YoursVery truly.
ThosJ. Jones.
Thos. I. Jones paW $2? premium. His
Dolicv assured his wife $5,000 inicase of
his accidental death, and him $25
if aecidentallv disabled. Bv accidental
discharge of a. rifle he was totally di&
abled for about twenty-W(o weeks.
Therefore he received from theNrtd relia
ble Travelers $560.71.
Insurance is cheap, and the best is the
cheapest. J. V. Vickersx
Our delayed grass and garden seeds 01
all kinds have at last arrived, and are
now ready for delivery at Joe Hoefler's
comer Fifth and Fremont streets. .
Just recieved last evening at the Sum
merfield Bros, a large assortment of gen
tlemen's hats.
The finest Sonora oranges for sale for
35 cents per dozen, at Djar & Baldwins,
Fremont street.
Meals two bits and upward,
Crystal Palace Chop House.
Parker, proprietor.
at the
Summerfield Bros, have just received
a large assortment of intial handkerchiefs,
for ladies and gentlemen.
The most complete stock of fancy arti
cles ever brought to Tombstone can be
seen at the Union news depot.
New suitings, at Harris.'
Frcah nuts awFcandies at Fitts Bros, t
Summerfield Bros, just received a fine
lot of choice overcoats which they will
sell at a reasonable price. t
molasses at J1.25 per gallon
also a fine assortment of Louisiana
sugar, just received at Toe Hoefler's.
For the Best lager beer in Arizona, go
to the Oriental.
Buy your Thank-giving turkey
Los Augeles Fruit Btore.
at the
Gents' underwear
Summerfield Bros.
great variety, at
The finest
brandy in Arizona at the
Mince meat and plum pudding
P. Mansfield's.
at R.
This year's sugar-cured
con at Fitis Bios.
hams and bi
t Fine live turkeys at the
Fruit Store.
Booth's Baltimore oysters at the
Angeles Fruit Store.
All shades of ladies cloths, Cricos
flannels at Summerfield Bros.
Dressed turkey, ducks, and chickens
at the Los Angeles Fruit Store. ;t
)n account of want of space I will sell
, games ana dolls at cost, bol Is
Therewc 25 tickets yet unsold on the
doll at SolSJsrael's. The raffle will take
place in a fiw days. Parties desiring
chances had bstter purchase tickets at
1 w
A set of composition billiard balls for
sale at a bargain, at thtf Elite. t
Fresh Sonoro oranges for sale at Dyar
jrsale a
.v lt.ilHivin'e fnr ic rents n rinzen.
A full lino ot nuts, this year's crop, jus
received at Yaple's candjj (actory.X tf
Two sets of composition billiard balls
for sale, at a bargain, 'at the "Elite."
The best lunches in town at the Crystal
Palace Chop House.
The best stork ofembroidery will be
seen at Summe field t
Hot meals at all hours at the Crystal
Palace Chop House. Fred Parker,prO'
Interesting- Habit of an Intercntlng lJlrd
Their Utility n a Haromoter.
Ono of the unchallenged declarations
of the gospel of our Now England folk
lore, as applied to the changes of tho
seasons, says tho Hartford Times, is the
saying that when several flocks of wild
geese arc seen heading southward in
the late fall it is a suro sign of speedily
coming cold weather, and it is apt to be
so. It was the belief of our forefathers,
as it is of their descendants, that the
spring and. autumn migrations of these
great birds unerringly heralded tho real
change of the seasons tho former pro
claiming the approach of spring weather
and the latter tho coming down of tho
northern Vinter. The Canada goose is
credited with tho character of a weather
prophet, a part which, It must bo admit
ted, he sustains mora creditably than
lomo 01 the weather prophets among
itnose other jccse who, without wings or
u jHeuigBni lorewarning instinct, con
tinue to "but forth their metaornlopfonl
predictions for each comin!? vcar. For
ethe flocks of wild ceeso. in their last
Bod;, heaviest southward migration, do
undoubtedly foretell tho rapid coming of
wintry weather. True, they begin that
long southward journey, many of them,
in scattered, earlier flocks that aro seen
at intervals in some years all through tho
month of October, but tho later and lar
ger companies generally come sweeping
down from tho far north through the
cold and leaden skies of lato November.
Wilson, tho ornithologist, says of this
bird: "Their first arrival on the coast of
New Jersey is early in October; and
their first numerous appearance is tho
suro prognostic ofsovcro weather."
How far do they go in seeking a nesting-place
by tho shores of tho northern
seas? And how long or how far, in
their return southward, do they fly in a
single day? Ornithologists tell us that
the wild goose (Anser Ca?iadensis), as
tho rule, "breeds in tho most northern
portion of tho continent," passing the
season of incubation beyond the bound
aries of tho United States, and generally
along the cold shores of northern Labra
dor, of Hudson's bay, of southwestern
Greenland, and tho shores of both sides
of Baffin's bay, almost on the edge of
the unending ico and snow. Instances
of its breeding on the New England
coasts (it is said, at Martha's Vineyard)
have been reported; but such statements
seem to neea continuation, wuu geese
have a-wider range. Their habit is to
breed inithe far north, though some of
them do not go further south, on their
return; .than tho bays and sounds of the
North Carolina coasts. How far thoy
fly "Without Testing may bo a less easy
Questioil to answer. Tho noet. Brvant.
'who.wdJ.a.ood observer sa3's:
1 Auoaraay wings have rann'ct
At that far height, tho cold, thin atmosphere,
Yet stoop not, weary, to the wclcomo land,
Though the dark night is near
which would imply that thoy fly, day
and night, till thoy reach their resting
place in the "summer home" they seek,
and where (the poet continues, address
ing tho goose) "reeds shall bend, soon,
o'er thy sheltered nest." This 1s proba
bly crediting the wild goose with too
treat powers of flight. Ho must, and
oes, pause at times for rest, food and
recreation,- in some open water, dis
cerned, from his "far height," beneath
him in the land over which ho directs
his flight; and tho best testimony seems
to be that that flight never is continued,
unless is happens to be under tho pres
ure of very rare circumstances, beyond
24 hours at a time, aud generally not
much beyond 12. It is true wild geese
often do fly in tho night; but there is
reason to beliove that when they do they
rest in some river or bay for a few hours
during tho day. They seem to know,
even in tho darkest night, when they
aro over a river. This was shown once
in a wild November night of storm and
sleet, when a flock of theso great birds,
finding their wings laden with tho ict
that frozo upon them, descended with
g'eat clamor into the Park river in
artford, just north of the. Ford street
bridge, where amidst tho missiles of the
ottaches of tho old jail (which stood
near tho bank) and of other assailants
they contrived, with great din of scream
ing and floundering and diving to clear
their wings of ice, and rise again into
tho night, and go sailing ou toward
brighter skies.
Their rato of speed varies somewhat
under different circumstances, and
seems not to be very accurately known.
But, though their flight is heavy and
laborious, it is generally swift, watch
ing a flock of forty or fifty of theso large
waterfowl as they went flying over tins
city Sunday morning on their journey
toward the "land of cotton," their mo
tion, as well as their wild goblin cries,
could bo distinctly marked. The flock,
which was not formed in tho customary
triangle, but in a great irregular curve,
was still led by the old gander, and his
deeper note could occasionally bo heard
amidst the din of tho wild, reedy voices
of his gabbling flock. Ho may havo
been cautioning them to keep well to
gether, and promising n good timo
ahead if they all kept bravely to tho
work and the ladies of tho company,
as is apt to bo the case, wcro all talking
at once, and eagerly giving nil sorts of
goosy assurances. But tho interesting
thing to note was tho speed of tho flock.
Thoy swept on through tho scowling
sky at a tremendous rato; much faster,
apparently, than that of tho fastest rail
road train. In making such an estimate
allowance must be made for tho absenco
in the sky of all standards of compari
son, like those which, in tho shapo of
hills or cities, or otner terrestial objects,
afford in tho caso of tho express train
some means of realizing its rato of
speed. And these loouacious gecso
swept on liko tho wind their long necks
stretched out straight ahead, and their
gurgling, reedy cries sounding almost
Those cries, perhaps, only three days
I before. hri hi"Hnt ndtL tlm iuu-aa
r trumpet blasts of "the shrill northwester
as it swept far and wide over the now
frozen wastes along the shores of Hud
son's straits or even, it may be, of the
lower part of Baflin's bay; for there
seems to bo no reason to doubt that
theso large, strong birds, in their long
migratory journey, fleeing from tho win
by wrath to come, do really accomplish
five hundred to six hundred miles a day.
Looking at the great continental flight
of the wild goose, one is tempted to ap
ply to him some such hyperbole as that
which the enthusiastic Frenchman,
Michelet, applied to tho frigate-bird:
"Ho sups in Senegal and breakfasts in
North America." In a similar spirit it
might bo said of the wild geese they
take breakfnst ono day on the shores of
Labrador, tho next on Long Island
Thoy fly from tho rcalm,ot cold aqdn
u;u kiiL'sa. vjui 01 inu Dieax worm or on.-,
coming winter, with its ice, its chin
snauow, its piercing blasts, and the
reign of nature's death, thoy speed on
and away, flying faster than the wind,
and heading over to the land of light
and life, where tho sun broods bright
and warm all day on tho still lakes and
lagoons of Florida, or tho gulf shores of
western Louisiana or Texas. What an
instinct is that that drives them so un
erringly on! and how fine it would bd
if we, too, could travel liko the continent-sweeping
wild goose, and, leaving
tho northern winter far behind, dart on,
almost in a day, to tho zono of unending
sunshine and warmth!
Identified by His Drinks.
"Brandy smash, sir? Yes, sir," and
an up-town bartender immediately be
gan to shovel ice into a glass, and soon
crushed the mint prior to completing
the beverage.
"From tho south, sir, I reckon," said
tho bartender, as tho writer set down
tho empty glass.
"Why do you ask?" said the reporter,
Yankee fashion.
"Well, you see, wo can generally fix
the nationality of the visitor by his
drinks. Most Americans that drink go
in for gin or whisky cocktails in tho
morning. A Frenchman takes claret
and ice, or if ho is hard on it some cog
nac or absinthe. A Dutchman or Prus
sian wants beer. Chinamen don't do
much bar drinking, but lately tho stew
ard of this hotel tells mo some of them
havo been strengthening their tea with
brandy. Thoy must drink a good deal
of tea to judge by the brandy I nave been
sending them. Englishmen run heavier
on alo and brandy, but seldom come
to tho bar, especially in tho morning.
Wo haven't haa-any Japs yet, but the
bartender of a hotel where a party of
them are stopping tells mo that they aro
getting very fond: of lager. In this coun
try every stato has its own particular
stylo of drink. Whisky is at tho top.
A New Yorker wants rye all the time, a
Pennsylvanian calls for Monongahela,
tho Kentuckians stick up for Bourbon,
and it is nearly .certain death to offer a
drinker from Florida or Georgia any but
corn whisky. Jerseymen take applejack
in preference to anything else, vhilo
Delawareans must havo peach brandy
and honey. Missourians, as p. rule, are
great whisky drinkers; they want their
whisky straight and btrong and plenty
of it. North-Carolina, Alabama, Louisi
ana, Tennessee, and other southern
states send us great fancy drinkers.
The best barkeepers in tho world
como from tho south. Since the
California wines havo como out, the Pa
cific people havo called heavily for ca
tawba, but half of them can't tell tho
difference between a still catawba and
an ordinary Sautcrno."
"Suppose you don't havo tho particu
lar brand of whisky a gentleman calls
"Well, that's easily settled. There are
very few bars that don't keep rye and
Bourbon, and, "between you and me,
there aro not many drinkers who can
tell tho difference. Most bars keep two
or moro bottles of whisky all drawn
from the same barrel; and, if a barkeep
er understands his business, ho can
make a man think ho is drinking rye
when he is actually drinking Bourbon.
Bad rye whisky with a dash of common
bitters in it can be made to pass as corn
"Aro fancy drinks in much demand
"Fairly so. Sometimes a bartender
has to be sharp to keep up with tho or
ders. Tho other day a southerner came
in and ordered junk of mo. What tho
deuce junk was I did not know, so I had
to trust to my wits. I found out after
a little that junk was a compound of
applejack and cider, or another namo
for stone fence. Another time a gentle
man wanted an Albano punch. I asked
whether ho preferred brandy or Santa
Cruz rum, and when ho answered I
knew what an Albany punch was, for
nearly all punches are built on the same
"What aro tho principal fanoy drinks
called for?"
"Well, New Yorkers tako naturally to
milk punches and whisky and gin sours.
Southerners arc heavy on sherry cob
blers, mint juleps, brandy smashes,
brandy juleps, and Bourbon sours.
Philadelphians, when they don't tako
alo or beer, or take tneir whisky
straight, call for cocktails, whisky
smashes, Roman punch, and Fish house
punch. Fish houso punch is one of the
nicest drinks known. It is made of
whisky, Jamaica rum, and several cor
dials, together with lemon and oranges.
But tho same drinks go by different
names in different parts of the country."
New York Mail and Express.
It seems that there urn still tinam
Connecticut. At least a nutmeg tinner
tolls a story of tho killing of a bear at
Cfintnrvillfi. Thn mnst ttirnriil.. u.t..
nbout tho case, however, is tho state
ment that when bruin was killed it was
found ho, had stuffed a tuft of hair in a I
bullet wound rannivnn' snvornl ,!,,, h 1
Cutlery, Stationery and
Constantly on Hand.
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Cor. Allen and Fifth Sts.
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Geo. W. Shaw, General Agem
ftl Tremont St.? JBostoo, laiif.
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ill & Lead 60.
416 Montgomery Street,
Ban ftii&iidd,1' " California..
5Jold and Silver Refinery and
Assay Office.
Highest Prices Paid for Gold, Silver and'
Lead Ores and Sulphurtts
Manufacturers of Bluestone, also Lead
Pipe, Sheet Lead, Shot, Etc
ThlB ComD&nv hiu Ihn Rat IfttrlllHAa in .1.-
C'oaat for working
Gold, Silver and Lead Ores and
t'RBNTISS 8ELBY, 8 apt.
Smelting and
Sampling works at Deniinsr,
N. M. For full information ap
ply to
M.G. FAGRIE, Agent,
Tombstone. omcriwIihJudgeBob
Idbod, on Fourth .Ntreet.
Papp Casii Store
324:FremonttSt.. Tombstone.
Staple and fancy groceries, choice.
' Brands of Kentncky Whlky, and pain of a!
kinds kept constantly on hand and told at lowei
Hf A full Hue of Assayers' Supplies constantly
on hand.
FRANK B. AUSTIN Proprietor.
Fourth Street, Opposte.Occi-
dental Hotel,
Tombstone, - - - - Arizona.
Cocblse County Bant
Tornbstonei Ariz.
Transacts a geniral Banking business.
lots on the urficeofthe Mountain Matdmin-tugi-lalm
In Tombstone, and who have not here
'oloru obtained tho minine title, ore hereby re
queued to call upon ny attorney, Geo. G Uerrr,
at hleofflco in Tombxtnne, and mr.ko mange
ments to obtain the came If thcr wish to avoid
litigation. FOUDIOE ROPER.
Temtitone oan.ir.iMO.
tor& UlU2 alCfiBiftst &e figw of blood.

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