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VOL. VIII. TOMBSTONE ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 4, 1887. No. 136. '....- '.. ,.,L, ZIZ -, ; " - - y DAIIY EPITAPH. BOB DARRAGH'S STAGE LINE. EARTH SHAKING. tige to connect with western-bou id train leaves at 3:30 p. m. tage to connect with eastern-bound train leares at 3:30 p. m. Stase to connect with Guaymis train leaves at 8:30 a. m. 'tage for Charleston leaves at 8:30 a. m. HRADSHAWS STAGE LINE. Stage for Bisbe lcwes at 6 a. m. (except Sun days. ) Office 406 Allen Street, under Ocoidental Hotel. Tombstone Visited By a Severe Earthquake Yesterday. This paper 1 leapt on file at E. O. Duke's Advertising Agency, 04 and 05 Mer chants' Exchange, San Francisco, Cal , where contracts for advertising can be made for It. LOCAL NOTES. Ben Goodrich returned yesterday from Phenix. Vic Wilson rsturned yesterday from a trip to the border. Be sure and attend the strawberry pav villion to-night. Ice cream to-day at Yaple's candy factory. The first of the season. Fred Dodge who has been to Bisbee on official businness returned yesterday. District Court will be opened by Judge Barnes on Monday the 16th inst. Earthquakes do not come often in Ari zona but when they do come they are always respected. Charley Smith manipulated the rib bons for Bob Darraghs extra stage to Fairbank yesterday. A national convention of wool growers will be held in St. Lous, beginning on the 9th inst; The West Virginia Legislarure will ballot Ty-day lor a United States Sena tor. Joseph Pascholy found time yesterday to take a trip to the Sulpher spring valley on pressing business. There is no no truth in ths rrpt-rt that" thp ScluefTclin hall had been injured, by the shock, " V Robert Eccleston, of Wilcox, came over yesterday to visit his family. He will remain several days. It is to be hoped that with yesterday's earthquake the rough weather of the past few days passed away. B. A. Fickas and family did not leave yesterday as announced, but will certain ly take their departure to-day. The United States has a quarter of a million telephones in operatien, whilst England only has thirteen thousand. Owing to the large number to outgo ing passengers yesterday, Bob Darragh was forced to run out an extra coach. J. C. Hays come in to welcome his young grandson yesterday, and to con gratulate his children on their addition to thr; family. The funeral of little Romelus Miano tool, place yesterday evening, from the resdence of the parents, and was largely attended by friends and acquaintances" Sydew & Kieke have succeeded E. Sydow & Co., as general merchants. Messrs. E. O. McClure and F. Herreta .retiring. President Adams, of the Union Pacific, (testified before the Pacific Railroad Com mission that he had vouchers for all expenses of the road. The estate of the late W. A. Vander bilt in the city of New York is valued at $33,000,000. But the city Assessor only put it in at $8,000,000. The recent train robbery in our Terri tory will suggest to the good god-like citizens of the cast the possibility of Jesse James being an Arizonacitizen. Thetrial of the Nihilists has begun at St. Petersburg. Their youth and high bred air elicited much sympathy. Among the prisoners is a maiden of striking beauty. The German Ministry has forwarded to the Foreign office a statement of the Schnaebeles' case, alleging that Schnae beles was arrested on German soil, and justifying the an est. George H. Dailey, the nr-iy appoirted District Clerk atrived in the city yester day to assume the duties of his office. He is now stopping at the Occidental hotel. Great excitement prevailed among the school children yesterday during the progress of the earthquake. Several of them were reported to have fainted. Yesterday evening just as the hands on the dial of the clock pointsd to three, there was a shock of an earthquake, such as was never felt in Arizona. Not withstanding the fact that no previous warning of its approach by prophecy, or otherwise had been given, when the shock was felt no time was lost In the vacation of the various structures of, the city. Allen street presented such an apperance of excitement as was never before wit nessed. But be it said to the credit of the citizens of this city, there was less display of fear than is common on such occassions. By all who hail ever expier enced such shocks, it was pronounced to be exceedingly severe and to those who had never felt the quakings of mother earth, the half minutes suspense was terrible. The shock lasted fully thirty seconds during which time the trembling walls and rattling window panes furnish ed music dreadful but sublime in its na ture. Several walls of buildings along Allen street show evidence of the near ness of their destruction, by the gaping seams left to view. And while their strength was being tested, the glass ware of other places was being shaken from its position and in mtny instances falling to the floor to meet a hasty destruction. The county officials domiciled in their offices at the court house hastily reviewed the situation and as hastily arrived at the conclusion that there services were not required at that particular moment, and lost no time in acting in accordance with the dictates of their conscience, in short it was but the work of a second that the affairs of Cochise county were at a stand still while its servants were working for themselvs gratuitously. In the county treasurers office the gold in the vault was shaken down and mixed promiscuosly without regards to valuation, The pris oners in the county jail were greatly ex cited and called pittously foi help which which could not be givcd. Among the places visited the Epitaph, found; that at Youngs Drug store quite a numoerof bottles had been sliakeu from the shelves and broken. The same was true at Pctos, At S. C, Bags store the deslrUct-J ion of glass ware was greater than at any other place in the city. At the Crystal Palace saloon the globes from the lamps were shaken from the chandeliers and fractured in thousands of pieces. In fact most every place in town showed some signs of the severity of the shock. At Willcox, it is learned that one house was completely destroyed, and that others were seriously damaged. It seems that the vibrations were from north to south. If this community is to have a repetition of yesterdays shake, the Epi taph hopes it may nof be iuereased in violence. Water in Abundance. A peculiar feature of the earthquake at Abbott's ranch in the Sulphur Spring Valley, yesterday, was the opening up of hundreds of water veins. Many of them, and in fact, the large ones are far up on the hillside. About 3:30 o'clock yester day the rodeo had reached the ranch of Mr Abbott and there were on the premises about one thousand head of cattle and forty men employed holding the band, when the shock came. An eye witness says tlat "the cattle and horses were completely paralyzed." A cloud of dust raised from the moun tain range on the east side of the valley from Dos'tabezas could be seen on the range, and before we had time to realize the cause of the disturbance, the dry, parched earth beneath our feet was opening in every direction around us and water was spurting up in some places as high as two feet above the surface, and in an incredible short space of time, there was as much water running down the diy wash, as is in the San Pedro rivet at the present time. The Abbott Ranch, house is cracked from plate to foundation and the chimneys broken off. One of the cowboys had one of his legs broken by his horse falling on him the effects of the earthquake. The New Reliable. The Dexter stables has maintained its supremacy over all other competitors in this city for years, has once more, been thrown open to the public under the management of Bramer Brown the okle?t liveryman in Tombstone. Mr. Browns horses are not old worn out plugs, that have hammered the roads of Arizona for the past quarter of a century, but young spirited thorrougbred hotses, fresh from the pastures of Illinois and Kentucky. His carriages are direct from the manu factories and are new and stylish. The harness and saddles are of the latest patterns and made expresslyfor Arizona use, all in all Mr. Brown has the most complete and perfect livery outfit ever brought to this Territory, and a visit to his stables will convince our people of this fact. Particular attention given to Sonora travel. Mules and :trong dura ble horses provided for this business. If. J. MYERS & BRO., COR. FIFTH & ALLEN BLOOD RUNNING I3NT THE3 Laughable Incident. "Pinkey" who is noted in Tombstone as a joker was the author of a joke last evening. About twelve o'clock "Pinkey" movee quietly to the door of the Crystal Palace saloon having in his hand about a pound of large bird shot. The More house faro game was in full blast and "Pink" quickly threw the shot up in the air guaging his aim so as it would fall upon the faro "layout" and the players surrounding it, and true to its mark the shot came showering down the walls, making a tremendous noise. The boys having the late earthquake fresh in their memory, at once came to the conclusion that their time had come. The dealer shouted "oh my god" and ran like an Apache. The'lookout" man in the chair gave one snort and fell flat to the floo And the Chinamen shouting "hinj come again" fled in dismay from the scene. In fact every mothersoul of t,hem ran like race horses to escape therf inpending doom. All in all the scene was about as ludicrous as coold be enacted, and re flects credit upon "Pinkey" as a quaker. From Bob Darngh it was learned that Kimballs Lake near Fairbank was com pletely dried up in twenty minutes after yesterdays shock. He also states that the embankments along the railroad were moved in many instances as much as twelve inches from their former posi tions. At Fairbank, the shock was very severe and many houses were greatly damaged. From all portions of the county heard from tne shock was about as severe as in this city. Antimony ore has recently been quoted at $150 per ton in the London market. It is said that a very large ledge of this ore remains undeveloped in the Panamint valley, Inyo county, California. It seems that the mad rush for the richer metals has caused the prospector to overlook all Mother characters of ore. A Good Feature. inimeaiatiy auer tne earthquake yes terday the water came bubbling from the hillsides on the Abbott ranch, in Sulpher Springs Valley, lrom where water has never been seen. The extent of the wa ter line is about one mile, and at the present time sufficient water is running from the recent exposed seams to sup ply one hundred thousand head of cattle. In one place in particular far up on the mountain side a stream of pure water is belching forth from the hilside fully ten inches in' diamator, and at uresent shows no signs of ceasing. Should this wates supply continue, this will be the most valuable ranch in Arizona. Mr.Pas. choly says there is ta the present time suf ficient water to irrigate one thousand acres of land. This is one of the pleas ing and pecular features o.f"yesterday's .earthquake. Cocn!9fccoiji)ty hM hd much ex'per ience in its short but eventful history, it has had the cowboys, the Earps, the Anti-Chinese League, the Knights of Labor, Know nothing party and to cap the climax she now boasts of an earth quake, well after the formation of the knownothing party, we surmised some such a thing as this would come, it is all right it was only for the purpose of ap prising these "americans" that they do not own or control the earth. In m investigation of the municipal administration in Brooklyn, Friday, H. W. Pope ofthe Citizens' Electric Light Company was on the stand. He testified that Fire Chief Nevins, who had been been taken into the Citizens' Electric Light Company told him that it would be neccessary to put up $8500 in money to get a franchise. Half of this amount was paid to Nevins in checks and notes Messrs. Brewster Cameron, and C. M, Bruce' two members of the committee ap pointed by the Stockmens Association, to consider and report upon the most pract icable trail from Arizona to the steer ranges of Montank and Wyoming, met last night, and after discussing the mat ter decided to adjourn until to-day, when they will meet Mr. Slaughter and decide upon some plan of action. feel It makes an average Arizonian mighty small whilst shaking and trem bling in the relentless grasp of mother earth. The only man we can think of in Arizona, who feels bigger than an earth quake, in active operation, is Scott, of Pima county, the "smartie" of the Four teenth Legislature. The Navajos Indians are beginning to commit depredations in New Mexico. They have been manifesting an unruly desposition for many months past. The military authorities should keep a sharp loukout on their movements or else seri ous trouble and possibly murder will ensue. Attention is called to the advertise of HafTher & Shaughnessy which appears in this issue of the Epitaph. These gentlemen keep the best character of liquor and are well worthy of the liberal patronage which they are receiving from the people of Tombstone. Tom Pidwell, a rancher in the Sulpher Spring valley had his leg broken yester day by his horse falling on him. Mr. Pidwell was brought to town last even ing and Dr. Willis attended to the fract ured leg. and he now is resting nicely. County Hecords. The following documents were filed in the County Recorder's office yester day: Affidavit. Of Murty Rogers a to doing $100 worth of assessment work on the Hamlininining claim situated in War len district for the year 1887; Of Murty Rogers as te doing $100 worth of assess ment work on the Decker mine Warren district for the year 1887. Bond. Of C. L. Cummings and S. Tribolet, in the in the sum of $1000 to engage in the slaughtering business in this county. Quitclaim deed E. P. Van Kuren to W. J, Cerbett - inteiest in the Eur eka Spring Ranch, near Tres Alamos; $700. Clrtificatu of SALE-Constable Ben Tames tn I. C llmhin (r i.i.,,.n quartz mill belongling to A, H. Emanuel and H. K. Brown to satisfy a judgement against above named parties. Down in the mines at a depth of 500 feet the convulsions of yesterdays shake were extremely violent, throwing men trom one .side of the shaft to the other. The miners no doubt thought their day of retribution had come. Dr. W. Warnakros, wil arrive in this city-ftwJu& to resume, his practice in dentfstry. Hiso'ffisaoxjilbe at the same old stand and any one desiring hfssc?vKL ces can imd him 'here at th.- nc.jI hours. Lawyer Tyler of Hill-Sharon fame who was disbarred for alledged unprofess ional conduct, has appealed to the Su preme Court ofthe United States. While the appeal is pending the Supreme Court of California permits him to practice. Martio Costello has moved his St. Louis Beer Hall in to the Oriental saloon building in order to repair his building. Workmen are now engaged in the work of repair. Some prominent politiciaus in St, Louis have been indicted by the United States grand jury for election frauds last fall. Among them are state Senator F. H' Ketchum and Central Committee man James Correl. Second class excursion tickets from the Pacific to the Arlantic coast will no long er be sold. Reduced rates to disabled volunteer soldiers traveling to the Vol unteer Soldiers' Home will no longer be allowed. Streets of Tombstone HAS NEVER BEEN HEARD; OF, NEITHER . HAS ANYONE EVER INTIMATED THAI WE ARE FRAUDS! But on the contrary, sensible, careful buyers, claim tha nowhere can good qualities in NEW & STYLISH If v MS' (MM and FURNISHING GOODS be bought at such wnnrferflilhr low prices as at our store. We Cheat and Swindle None, not even our worst enemy, but we give you a Plump Dollar Value in Honest Goods, for every hun dred cents you bring us. DROP IN AND TRY yUS! - T -J GOTTfrER FIFTH AND ALLEN STREETS. C. M. Bruce, one of the newly ap pointed Sanitary Commissioners, arrived in the city yesterday. He says the earthquake was very severe at his ranch on the Babacomari and that their house was greatly dannged by it. For shrewd business sagacity f. V. Vickers takes the lead, as was evidenced yesterday, immediately after the earth quake show by his making a liberal dis tribution of circulars advising the people to insure against acccidents by earth quakes. Judge A. 0. Wallace and family were among the outgoing passengers on yes terdays stage. They were bid adieu by many friends, who regretted to see them leave, but who wishes them a safe and pleasant journey, and a warm reception in their new home. Frank Ryan is not an admirerof earth quakes. Yesterday when the shock came he was betting high at Faro, he having the ace coppered for $25 but the severe shaking of the building knocked the copper off and he lost his bet, Frank says d n the earthquakes. There is nothing equal to the Great Acme Remedy to restore your nerves after excessive drinking, and what is still more creditable to the remedy, it will, if used as directed, destroy the appetite for rum and stimulating drinks. Sam M. Barrow's NEW AUCTION HOUSE. ALLEN STREET. Carpets, latest paterns, 20cts, 50cts and $1 per yard. Eastern Prices. Furniture, Rockers, Bedsteads, Dressers, Mirrors . Eastern Prices. Window Shades 40cts, Kitchen Safes, Wash stands. Eastern Prices. Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes at Eastern Prices, A full and complete line of GENTS' Furnishing GOODS Dinner, Breakfast and Soup Plates, 80cts, per doz. Eastern Prices. Cups and Saucers $1.50 per doz., Floor Oil Cloths, 40cs, 50cts per yd. Harness, Tinware, and Glassware, always on hand at reasonable prices. Wagon Covers, Tents, Guns and Ammuni tion at Eastern Prices. Wall paper of every style and description, 25, 30 and $1,25 per roll. Sam M. Barrow. ALLEN ST. BET. FOURTH AND FIFTH. .T" X. C '