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NOGALES, SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, ARIZONA, AUGUST 22, 1903.
Death of Ceo. W. Cheyney.
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Items of Interest Picked Up About
the Line City.
Wednesday Col. Bird of the
was a southbound passenger.
Mr. A. P. Behan, who with Mr.
Richard Harrison is interested in
stockraising in thi9 county, has re
turned to Yuma.
The home of Judge and Mrs. Eb.
Williams is one of thb most attractive
in the line city, with its well-kept
yard and beautiful flowers.
Ramon Corral, minister of the in
terior and former governor of the state
of Sonora, has gone t0 San Francisco.
He was accompanied by his family and
will place two of his children in college.
This week Mr. Thonias Yerkes, pre
sident of the Yerkes Mining, Milling
and Smelting company, has been a
visitor in Nogales, having just returned
from a visit to his ol'J home at Phila
Last Saturday at Long Beach, Cali
fornia, Mrs. Henry Levin of this city
presented Henry with a sweet giil
baby. Doth mother and little one are
reported doing nicely. Mr. Levin is
with his family.
Mr. Potts, the Klondike mining
man, has gone. A number of first
class men engaged to go out to Oro
Blanco to work for him at princely
salariers, are still here in Nogales,
awaiting bis return.
The famous Chihuahua, Mexican
military band will play in Tucson on
September I4th and the night follow
ing their appearance in Tucson they
will play for the Phvnix celebration
of Mexican independence.
A Tucson paper says it is rumored
that the Piide of the West at Wash
ington Camp will soon resuiae oper
ations. We hope the report is true
for the resumption of work at the big
copper camp means much for Nogales
and Santa Cruz county.
Attention is called to the alley on
the west side of Morley ayenue. From
a sanitary condition it is in horrible
state and the Iioard of health should at
once give it their personal attention.
It is the duty of the city council to
give this matter their immediate at
tention. The welfare of the city de
Joe Pohlin, general superintendent
of the Grand Central Mining com
pany's properties at Minas Piietas
and R. E. Page, general manager of
the Prietas stores, stopped over in No
gales last Sunday night on their way
to La Colorada from a trip to Old
Mexico where they had been ou a
Mr. Joseph Pascholy, manager of
the Nogales Water company has gone
to Los. Angeles on a combined business
aud pleasure trip. He made arrange
ments while in Tucson the other day
to have improvements made on his
ranck two miles south of the old pue
blo. One of these days Mr. Pascholy
will be in the millionaire class.
Monday night Hon. A. C. Bernard,
secretary of the Greene Cattle com
pany, his private secretary Abe Gold
baum, and Governor Rafael Isabal of
the state of Sonora, were visitors in
NognleJ. They came up from Heruio-
sillo in President Greene's private car
Oceanic, and were on their way to La
Canuaea. Tuesday morning they left
for the big copper camp, their car be
ing attached to the regular northbound
Hon. George W. Atkinson of Cala
basas. a dyud-in-the-wool Republican,
says he wants to go on record cs being
in favor of making Arizona and New
Mexico one state. He thinks it would
help him both politically and financial
ly. "Hold your horses," Mr. Atkin
son, the people of Arizona will never
submit to ride in New Mexico's band
wagon when they Lave a better oue
of their own. No doubt the people of
New Mexico would like ta have us, but
wo don't want New Mexico. We have
no more use for her than Mr. Atkinson
has for a fifth wheel ou his wagon.
George W. Cheyney, probate judge
f Pima county, died at the sanitar
ium in San Francisco yesterday at
4:30 o'clock of an illness contracted
here several months ago and which
assumed a serious form in July, says
the Tucson Citizen of Aug. 15th.
It was deemed advisable for Mr.
Cheyney to go to San Francisco and
lie placed under the charge of Dr.
George Goodfellow. A few weeks ago
Mr. Cheyney made the journey. His
case becoming more serious daily
Mrs. Cheyney was advised to go to
her husband and left here last Sunday
evening. Reports of the week were
favorable, but the inevitable came
just before the dawn of the day, a tel
egraphic message received by Vic.
E. Hauny, exalted ruler of the Elks
supplying the sad news and asking for
George W. Cheyney was 49 years of
age and his birthplace was Philadel
phia, Pa. He came to Arizona about
1881 and for several years was identi
fied with hi father in the Toughnut 1
Mining and Milling company at
Tombstone, the son being in charge of
the stamp mill at Charleston, on the
In 1890 Mr. Cheyney was a candi
date for. Delegate to Congress, his op
ponent being Mark A. Smith. Col.
Wm. Herring campaigned for Mr.
During the early nineties Mr. Chey
ney was operating for eastern people
at the Old Glory, Oro Blanco district.
About this time he was territorial su
perintendent of public instruction.
Four years preceding August, 1902
Mr. Cheyney was postmaster at Tuc
son, an appointment made by Presi
dent - JicKiiiley. Last November he
was 'elected probate judge of Pima
county by a small margin over S. W.
Pureed, L.'etnocrat, and took charge of
the office January 1, 1903.
Deceased was a member of King
Solomon Lodge, F. and A. M., of
Tombstone. He was grand master of
Masons in tho early nineties and was
also a member of Tucson Chapter, No.
3, R A M., and Arizona Commandery
No. 1, K. T. He was one of those
who helped to start Arizona Lodge,
No. 1, A. O. U. W., as also Tucson
Lodge, No. 385, B. P. O. E.
Mr. Cheynev was married to Miss
Annie Neal, sister of Mrs. W. F.
Staunton of Tombstone, at Atchison,
Kansas, in 1882. He leaves a widow
and six children, all girls and some
I lift my hat to toy Enemy,
The frank, outspoken foe.
Who surely is against me
And heartily wishes me woe.
I salute him with profound respect
And honor his disdain,
For he fights iu the Open
And makes his position plain.
He has his grievance against me
And, from his point of view,
I am all that is destestable,
Unworthy aud untrue.
And when we meet in conflict
And fight onr battle out,
He'll do his best to put me
Utterly to rout.
In dealing with my Enemy
I know just where I itand,
I know how well he hates me.
He candidly shows his hand.
If he can, lie will outwit me
And never ruins the chance
To hurl me rolling down the bill
While he's on the advance.
I know that he will never shovr
In any little way
Consideration or remorse;
He's iu the fight to stay.
And jet, I salute my Enemy,
To him I lift my hat,
For he fights in the Open,
And valiantly at that.
My Enemy, I almost wish
Had been, instead, my friend,
For friendship real and friendship true
Is glorious to the end,
But sycophants and I'hariseos
Aud hyprourites galore
Have made friendship a rarity,
Have eaten to the core.
I My Enemy I can respect,
For lie is straignt and white,
He hates me sincerely and with truth,
With spirit and with might.
And so I salute my Enemy,
And dotf my hat to him,
Who uobly fights in tne Open
And does it vrith a vim.
New York Sun.
Under the caption: "New El Do
rado," El Oorreo de Sonora, of Aug.
14th says: "In the southern part of
Lower California on lands belonging
to a Mr. Mendoza, there has ' beeu
made a discovery of gold placers whose
richness truly is sufficient pretext to
attract the attention of the eutire
world to this country. M r. C. T.
Robinson, captain of the steamer
Korigan (this steamer belongs to the
Boleo company at Santa Rosalia) on
his last trip to La Paz saw one nugget
of gold which has been valued at
75,000 silver, being undoubtedly one
of the largest pieces of gold that the
world has ever seen. The owner of
this beautiful nugget is Mr. Don Mi
guel Conego, who irf a wagon accom
panied by four ruraltB personally
brought the nugget to La Paz. We
are also informed that the steamer
Union which arrived in this port yes
terday brought a numoer of telegrams
regarding these placers to be transmit
ted to the United States. As a result
of this remarkable discovery a large
influx of Americans is expected from
the United States."
La Paz, Lower California, is only
265 miles by water from Guaymas.
The new discovery was made a short
distance west of the city of La Paz,
near the Triumfo mines. Great ex
citement is being manifested at Guay
mas and Americans and ethers are
said to be rushing to the new gold
fields where the wonderful nugget was
Don Miguel Conego, the present
owner of the nugget, is a son-in-law
of. the American consul st La Paz,
and is one of the wealthiest, men in
Lower California, being interested in
the great pearl fisheries of that coun
try. He is a very shrewd business
man, and it is said by persons here in
Nogales, who know him, that if he
paid $75,000 for the nugget, it surely
is worth much more than that amount.
Plenty of Room for Capitalists.
Mr. C. Campbell, a Mexican min
ing operator of Sinaloa and Durango,
who is now in New York, takes strong
exception to the statement that most
of the profitable mines in Mexico
already are taken up, "Why," said
Mr. Campbell, "opportunities for
profitable mining operations today are
nowhere equalled by those in Mexico.
There are large sections of the country
that contain vast mineral deposits in
which the American miner lias never
penetrated. All of our large mining
capitalists are going into Mexico.
Once a capitalist goes there it is
customary for hnu to remain and not
look elsewhere. In twenty years the
mineral production of Mexico will as
tonish the world. The ore transport
ation problem, years ago, was a hand
icap; but today the Mexican Central
railroad is doing everything in its
power to promote the ore production
of the country, and the miners are
given every encouragement. What
Mexico needs today more than any
thing else is enterprising Americans
to secure control of the opportunities
existing there." Cananea Herald.
Must Speak the Language.
The Mexican government has issued
a decree which requires all conductors,
ticket agents and other employs of
railroads in the republic, including
electric and other street car lines,
shall be able to auswer ordinary
queries of passengers and travelers in
the Spanish language. The decree
provides that proficiency shall be
established by a regular examination.
Some think that the problem of
getting sufficient help under this order
for the border railroads will be a
difficult one It seems that the class
of Mexicans capable of becoming gooj
agents and conductors do not as a rule
care to enter the service aud work up,
while the class of Americans who
drift in and hunt jobs are not as a
rule acquainted with the Spanish language-
However, it is said that with little
study and constant practice gained in
the daily routine, almost anybody can
pick up in a few months enough of
the language to enable them to under
stand and answer the ordinary queries
Iof the traveling public. Cananea
Horace Greeley's Stage Coach Ride
Vividly Recalled by an Interesting
World's Fair Exhibit.
Special Correspondence to The Viikttk.
St. Louis Aug. 18 Hank Monk,
the stage driver of the pioneer days in
the far West, was immortalized by
Mark Twain in his Roughing It."
The stage coach in which Hank Monk
got Horace Greeley to Placerville "on
time," and the gold watch tnat was
presented to the intrepid Jehu be
cause of his record-breaking trip will
be among the interesting curios at the
World's Fair, Sc. Louis in 1904.
Mr. J A. Yerrington, of Carson
City, Nevada's executive commissioner
to the World's Fair, was in St. Louis
a few days ago and told Charlie M.
Reeves, secretary of the states and
territorial exhibits committee, that
Nevada would exhibit among other
interesting things, these famous Hank
Hank Monk, as will be remembered
by everyone who has read Mark
Twain's first famous book, "Roughing
It," was the driver who was in charge
of the stage that carried Horace
Greeley into Placerville one evening
in the latter sixties. Mr. Greeley was
booked to deliver an address iu that
mining village at 7 o'clock. The trip
was tedious and the great editor legan
to fear that he would not reach Pla
cerville iu time to keep his engage
ment. He leaned out of the stage
window and asked the driver, Hank
Monk, if he could not entice a little
more speed from the horses.
The imperturbable driver leaned
down and replied: "Keep you seat.
Horace, I'll get you there on time."
How Hank Monk kept his word is
graphically recorded by Mr. Clemens,
Probably no trip over the mountains
was ever made at such break neck
speed. The distinguished passenger was
tossed around iu the bounding stage
coach like corn in a popper and there
were those who" declared that Mr.
Greeley's head was forced through the
The trip was the topic of the entire
coast country and some admirers of
the celebrated driver bought him a
handsome gold watch. Inside the
case appears this inscription:
Presented to Hank 'onk in com
memoration ot his celebrated diive in
landing Horace Greeley on time.
"Keep your seat Mr. Greeley, I'd get
you there on time."
At the titue of the Greeley ndo
Hank Monk was in the employ of Dr.
J. M. Benton, of Carson City. Monk
and Benton were close friends and
when this old stage driver died the
famous watch passed into the posses
sion of Dr. Benton. Hank Monk was
buried in the ceuientery at Carson
City. A plain sandstone slab marks
the grave and in a niche cut in the
stone may be seen a tintype portrait
of the man who got Horace Greeley .
in "on time.
Mr. Yerrington has secured the
watch from Dr. Benton and will have
it on exhibition in the Nevada build
ing. The other Hank Monk relic which
will attract even more attention is the
same old stage coach in which Horace
Greeley took the famous ride Mr.
xerriittou was able to secure this
and it will l.e taken to the World's
Fair and will le used as the coach of
state by the Nevada officials. When
distinguished guests reach St. Louis
the old coach, with a driver of the
pioneer days in typical costume, will be
at Union Station and convey them to
the official Nevada home at the
World's Fair grounds. Then every
day the old coach may be seen dashing
down the steep hill trom the plateau
of states to the mining gulch, where
will be constructed a typical Califor
nia mining camp of the Forty-nine
days. This trip will be made just as
it was many years ago when the gold
dust was daily taken from tho mines
to a place of safety.
Mr. Yerrington says that Mark
Twain is almost worshipped out in
Carson City. While he was known
only by the name of Sam Clemens the
author was a resident of Carson and
was employed in a reportorial capacity
on a paper in Carson owned by Mr.
Yerrington's father. Much of the
material for "Roughing It" was
sathered in Nevada before fortune
smiled on the ereat humorists.