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-Brvt. Lieut. Col. Reeves' company of infan
. tnr, commanded by Lieut. Cook, has arrived,
and gone into quarters, at Fort Buchanan, in
place of Company D, lot dragoons, which' has
departed for Fort Fillmore Lieut. Lord com
The recruits for Company 0, 1st dragoons,.
have arrived at the fort. First Lieut Randall,
of G Company, has also arrived. Col. llcevcs
..mil atomic assume command of the post.
, , Thcro is-no doubt that a large number of
troops have been. ordered, nd are now on their
way to-this Territory. - We -have direct rjii'd re
liable information from Washington, to lic ef
fect that an extensive campaign will, at an
early day, be made against the Apache nation
probably as soon as government makes its
contemplated changes in the Military Depart
ment of New Mexico. We but express the sen-
- timent of the citizens of this region, when we
hope that Lieut. Lord and hia company will
aoon be returned to Fort Buchanan. A garri-
' son of two companies of dragoons and one com
pany of infantry, is little enough to allow this
section of country ; and it is a most cxtraordi
jiiary circumstance, that with the prosent con
dition ot Indian attains, a single mounted man
should be ordered from Fort Buchanan. We
"""imagine that this business may yet receive at
tention from headquarters.
1oru "Nawd"' ruoM Arizona. A Nov
York daily journal has the following highly in
teresting item of "news" from Arizona:
"Enormous amounts of silver have been dis
covered at the mines of the Veiled Meadows,
of Arizona. It lies in blocks and paucls, in
many instances masses weigh tons, yielding
from seventy to ninety per cent of zinc with
Here is another specimen of the ridiculous
falsehood! which have been swallowed by East
ern papers, in reference to Arizona. In this
.'case, the-minos are not only manufactured but
also the. place where they locate them, It is a
trifle s'mtrtilar that it did not' occur tQ.he paper
which first published the above itein, that
"blocks" of sillier "yielding from seventy to
ninety per cent of zinc with copper," would be
'. something of a curiosity I Such abominable
litrf are only calculated to dupe fooia !
New Minino Companies. The Sopori Silver
Mining Company, of Providence Khodo Island,
capital one million dollars, will commence op
erations shortly, with a strong force. The Ar
izona Mining Company, of New York, will also
commence work very soon. The silver mines
of th'iB Torritbry are bogining to attract great
attention in the Slates, and various new mining
companies arc forming to explore and labor
throughout this country.
Wells on the Desert. The Qrerland Mail
Company have succeeded in oinking several
fine 'wqlls.Qn the Colorado desert, in each case
"finding waters;'; a-depth of about fifty feet. -'Efforts
are still being prosecuted with the prospect
of supplying that desert country with water. -
HI A1UH EI).
At Fort Buchanan, Arizona, on Wednesday,
March 23d, 1859, by Mr. John Donaldson, U. S. Col
lector of Customs, Sergeant Thomas Henderson, of
Cnpt. It. S. Ewoll's Company O. 1st Dragoons, to
Sirs. Margaret Abbott, of Syiaeusc, Now York.
Post Office at Tubac. Sylvester Mowry,
Esq., sends to Mr. S. H. Lathrop, an official no
tice of the establishment of a Post Oflico at
Tubac. Mr. Frederick Hulseman, a highly in
inteligent and popular gentleman, has been ap
pointed Postmaster. It is to be regretted thrtt
the absence of any regular mail rout main
tained by government, will somewhat diminish
the receipts of the oilice !
Frost. We fear that the recent severe frosts
have put a quietus on the fruit prospects for this
season. For three days past the weather has
been very cold and windy. The fruit blossoms
have all been cut off once this season, and a
second clipping is more than they can stand; , .
EDWARD E. DUNBAR,
No. 2 William Street, New YorR,
AGENCY FOR MINERS AND TRADERS
In New Mexico, Ai-izonn, Sonora, Chihuahua and
. Mexico generally.
Goods, Machinery, nnd all kinds of Supplies for
Mining Companies and Tradors, purchased andjbr
warded. Dealer in Bullion and Ores.
Edwarit E. Duxhar fc Cp., Guaymas, Sonora.
CARPENTER WANTED. A good carpenter can
have constant employment, on application to
S. II LATHROP,
Director of tho Minc3, Tubac. Sonora Exploring
'and Mining Co. mar 31
LABORERS WANTED. A few good American
Laborers can find situations and good wages, on
application to S. H. LATHROP,
Director of tho Mines, Tubac. Sonora Exploring
and'Mining Company. marJl
ANDREW J. NICHERSON & COLE,
ISlracksmiUis and WIieervj'rBgSats ;
WARD'S RANCIIE, SONOITA VALLEY.
'piIE above firm arc prepared to do nil work in tho
lino of their business, in a neat and durable style.
Wagons mado nnd repaired ; nil sorts of blacksmith
ing done, including horso and mule shoeing, with tho
utmost despatch aud at reasonable prices,
mar 31 pd
WHITE & GRANGER,
AT FORT IHJCUANAN,
Offer for sale a largo assortment of Merchandise,
DRY GOODS, uRUUERIEo, ,
Tobacco, of all Sorlci and Qualities,
LIQUORS 0? ALL SORTS, 4C. tb.
Thd abovenamdd articles will be sold At. reason
able prices, for Cash. ,
IMSTOI.S AND CARBINES.
A SUPPLY OF COLT'S NAVY PISTOL, (now
pattern,) Also, Pockot "Six ShootorS," togeuer
with a numbor of his six-barrel Carbiueiand five
barrel Ritles; FOR SALE at tho Store of the Soi.or
Exploring and Mining Company, Tubac.
RILLED BY INDIANS. John Cottmnn was
killed by Indians, about tho first of February,
1859, on the Gila Desert, fifteen miles from Sutton's
Ranehe. Tho deceased was an American, and is
supposed to have relatives at Snow Hill, Maryland.
His legal representative mny obtain tho ntnount due
him, and his friends ascertain the particulars of hia
death, by addrossing the subscriber, at tho Oveilund
Mail Station, Pimo Village, Arizona.
mar 31 JOHN CAPRON.
Edward E. Duxn.ut, for many years a resi-
dent of this territory, has established a Commis
sion House in New York and Guaymas. He
offers his services as agont, to purchase and
forward supplies, and machinery to mining
companies. His long roaidenco here, and thor
- ougli acquaintance with the wants of tho people,
. is ample guarantee of his competency for tho
business. As soon as the port of Guaymas is
opened to us, all the supplies for this territory
will be received from there.
No Mail Route. The failure of Congress
to pasi the Post Office appropriation bill, will
prevent the establishment of any now mail
routes, until another session of Congress, and
- very seriouly embarrass the routeB now in ope
ration, aa they can draw no pay, until the mon
ey is regularly appropriated. The non cstab-
" lishment of a mail route from Tucson to Fort
"'Buchanan, will be a disappointment to our peo
ple which cannot be appreciated in the States.
We can only hope for something better in the
" A Good Democrat. Senator Toombs is re
sponsible for the defeat of the Po3t Office Ap
propriation Bill, as ho insisted on speaking
- agaist time in tho Senate, for the .avowed pur
pose of defeating tho bill. Senator Fessenden
. urged him to give way nnd lot the Senate pass
. tho bill, but he refused. Of course Senator
Toombs will be considered just as good a dem
ocrat as over.
Table of Distances.
For the benefit of travelers, wo give the fol
lowing table of distances between the stations
on the Overland Mail Route from San Francis
co to St. Louis, via Arizona:
San Francisco to Clark's 12, Sun Water 9;
Redwood City 0, Mountain View, 12, San Joso 11,
Seventeen Mile Houso 17, Gilroy 13, Paehoco Pass
18, St. Louis Ranehe 17, Lono Willow 18, Temple
Ranch 13, Firebaugh's Ferry 15, Fresno City 19,
Elk Horn Spring 22, AVhitmore's Ferry 17, Cross
Crcok 12, Visnlia 12, Packwood 12, Tule River 14,
Fountain Spring 1-1, Mountain House 12, Posey
Creel: 15, Gordon's Ferry 10, Kern River Slough J2,
Sink of Tejon 14, Fort Tejon 15, Reed's 8, French'
John's 11, Widow Smith's 24, King's 10, Hart's 12,
Sun Fernando Mission 8, .Canucngo 12, Los Angol.es
12, Total 4152 miles; timo 80 hours.
Los Angulos to Monto 13, San Joso 12, Rancho
del Chino 12, Teniascal 20, Laguna Grand.) 10, Tc
mocula 21, Tcjungo 14, Oak Grovo 12, Warner's
Ranch 10, San Filipe 10, Vallecito 18, Palm Spring
9, Carisso Creek 8, Indian Wells (without waer) i TTorse-shoeinrr and P-pneral BlarkqmithinP
(without water) 22 Pilot Knob 18, Fort Yuma, 10. ;,?r
and mules and do a general blacksmith business
at his shop at Santa. Rita.
mar. 24 tf. JOHN A. RIDENOUR.
TIIAVE LATELY RECEIVED IN ADDITION
to my former stock of goods, n general assortment
of Fancy and staple Dry Goods nnd Groceries, Tin
Waro, kc, and will receive in a few dnys a larger
assortment of goods than has ever been offered for
sale in this country.
All persons wishing to buy at wholesale or retail,
will find it to their advantage to call on nie before
buying elsewhere. PALATINE ROBINSON.
"Tucson, March 31.
npiIE undersigned will buy and advance Goods on
the growing crops of Whcnt, Barloy, nnd Corn;
at a liberal rate. PALATINE ROBINSON.
-GOO Gallons of assorted Liquor.
New Minister to Mexico. Hon. Louis Mc
'Lane, of Maryland, ha3 been appointed Minis
ter to Mexico, and ha3 already left for Vera
Cruz. His instructions are to' recognize any
government, which bids fair to be permr.nent,
and will satisfy American demands.
Total, 282 miles; time, 72 hours and 20 minutes
Fort Yuma to Swivolor's 20, Fillibuster Camp 18,
Potorman's 19, Griswoll's 12, Flap Jack Rancho 15,
Oatman Flat 20, Murderer's Gravo 20, Gila Ranehe
17, Maricopa Well 40, Socatoon 22, Picachio 37,
Pointer Mountain 22, Tucson 18. Total 280 niiles;
time 71 hour j 45 minutes.
Tucson to tho Cicncga 35, San Pedro (without
water) 24, Dragoon Springs (without water) 23,
Apache Pass (without wator)40, Stoon's Peak (with
out water) 35, Soldier's Farowoll (without water) 42,
Ojo do Vaea 14, Mimbres Rivor 16, Cook's Spring
18, Picachio (without water) 52, Fort Fillmoro ,14,
Cotton woods 25, Franklin 22. Total 300 milosj
timo 82 hours.
Franklin to Waco Tanks 30, Cnnodrus 36, Pinery
(without water) 50, Delaware Springs 24, Popo's
Camp 40, Emigrant Crossing 65, Horsehcnd Cross
ing 55, Head of Concho (without water) 70, Grape
Crcok 22, Fort Chadbourno 30. Total, 428 miles;
time, 128 hours 40 minutes.
Fort Chadbourno to Station No. 1, 12, Mountain
Pass 16, Phantom Hill 30, Smith's 12, Clear Fork
26, Francis's 13, Fort Belknap 22, Murphy's 16,
Jaekboro' 19, Earhart's 16, Conolly's 16, Davidson's
24, Gainesvillo 17, Diamond's 15, Sherman's 15,
Colbert's Forry (Red Rivor) 13. Total, 282
miles; timo 65 hours 25 minutes.
Colbert's to Fisher's 13, Walia 14, Boggy Depot
17, Gary's 17, Waddell's 15, Blaekbern's 16, Pus
lov's 17, Ridvlcll's 17, Holloway's 17, Trayton's 17,
W'alkcr's 17, Fort Smith 15. Total 192 miles; timo
Fort Smith to Woolsey's 16, Brodie's 12, Park's
20, Fayottevillo 14, ' 's Station 12, Callahan's
22, Harburn's 19, Couch's 16, Smith's 15, Ashmoro
20, Springfield 13, Evans's 0, Smith's 11, Bolivar
11, Yost's 16, Bailey's 10, Warsaw 11, Burns's 10,
Mulholland's 20, Shackolford's 13, Tipton 7. To
tal, 318 miles; time, 48 hours 55 minutes. '"'
Tipton to St. Louis, 100 milos; time, 11 hours
and 40 minutes.
From San Francisco to Los Angeles, 462 miles.
Los Angeles to Fort Yuma, 282 " . ,
Fort Yuma to Tucson, 280 " ', '
'Tucson to Franklin (El Paso), 360 "
Franklin to Ft. Chadbourno, -428 "..
Ft. Chadbourne to Rod Rivor, 282." ,. .
Rod Rivor to Fort Smith, 192 "
Fort Smith to Tipton, 318J4" .
Tipton to St. Louis, 160 ",
Total, .... 2,766
Total time, 25 days. Timo from Tubac to San
Franctico, 11 to St. Louis, 16 days.
'JIIE UNDERSIGNED HAVING BOUGHT OUT
tho interest of Charles Hayden in tho firm of
Hayden k Robinson, will continue to deal in all
I5ry Goods and Groceries,
Hardware, Jtc, fcc, at Tucson, Arizona.
Macrh 15, 1857.
LL PERSONS INDEBTED TO THE FIRM
of Hayden & Robinson are requested to oumo
forward and settle without delay.
March 15, 1859. PALATINE ROBINSON.
Receiving, Forwarding, Commission Merchant,
Wholesale Groceries, Drv Goods, ail kinds of Mexi
can Goods, etc., etc.
Goneral Agency for the purchase of lands in tho
State of Sonora. References ; Antonio Purer, Fort
Buchanan, Camou Hcrmanos, Hcrmosillo.
mar 17 3m
mar. 10 IRA A. HIlLIy, Proprlcter.
MOLASSES. 60 gallons for sale bv
WHITE Jc GRANGER,
mar. 10 At Fort Buchanan.
COLT'S NAVY SIX.SHOOTEE PISTOLS.
For salo by
, mar. 10 AtFort Buchanan.
rftA POUNDS FOR SALE at 30 cts. per lb, by
JVV WHITE k GRANGER,
mar. 10 At Fort Buchanan.
C. B. HUGHES, M. D., a
PRACTICING PHYSICIAN & SURGEOX
UNITED STATES BOUNDARY HOTEL.
T OCATED ON THE SONOITA-V ALLEY ROAD
three miles from Fort Buchanan.
The abovo hotel will be opened by the subscriber
in a few days, when ho will be prepared to accom
modate travelers in the best stylo the country af
fords. He will also keep on hand a fine anortmant
of wines, liquors, cigars, sardines, eto., U., and
after tho first, day of May, insure all horici com
mitted to his care. Persons visiting tho Fort will
find good accommodations for the night at my -tablishment.
13 Y THE SANTA-RITA SILVER MINING CO
An experienced Smelter.
Also, good Barratcros, to work in tho Salero Mine.
W. WRIGHTSON, Tuba.
Ojtice Somokjl E. Sc Misino Co.
Tuhac, February 2bth, 1859.
TTNTIL THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
commence regular mail scrvico on tho rout, &
mail will bo sent from this offico Friday of each
week to Tucson, to connect with tho mail of the
Overland Mail Co., both East und West. A mail
will bo received at the offico on Sunday of each
week. 6. h. LATHROP,
.WHITE k GRANGER, at Fort Buchanan, have.
for sale, Riflos, Double-Guns, "North-West"
Guns, Powder, Lead, Ely's Caps, Shot, G.un Wad
Oils, Paints, Whiting, Putty, Chalk, Spirits-Tur-
Iientino, Glue, Nails, Castiugi, Tin -waro, Brass
Cottlos, Tubs, Buckots.' mar 10
EACON SIDES. 12,000 pounds for sale by
WHITE & GRANGER,
mr. 10 At Fort Buchaoan.
Orricc Sonora. Exvlorino k Miking Co. )
Tubac, Feb. 10, 1859. j
T.T J. OLDS. Diid of Consumption on tho 2"th
daj of October, 1S5S, wlnlo in tho employ
ment of this company, II. J. Olds. Mr. Old j w u
an American, about 30 years of age, a carpenter by
trai;c, ha? a brother somewhere in California, ami
is 3;iid to have a sister and other relations in WU
cuuain. His relative. can learn tho purticulari '
hi: death, and his lanful representative! can ot
Uin the amount duo him at the lime of his dath
on application to S. II. LATHROP,
, Director of the Mines, Tubac.
Orice So.voua Exn.ociNO k Minixo Co., )
Tubac, Feb 10, 1859.
TOHN STREIT, was killed in a rencontro wit'a
' one Antonio Ellsner, on the 25th of December,
1858. Both persons were in the employment of thu
company, ttreit was a German by birth, agt i
about 30; he wai a cabinet maker by trade and at
tho time of his death "head carpenter" of the com
pany. His family yet rosido in Germany but he is
said to have relatives living near San Antonio,
Texas. His friends can learn the particulars of his
death, and his legal representatives can obtain tho
.iinount duo him, on application to
S. H. LATHROP,
Diroctor of tho Mines,-. Tubac.
VERLAND MAIL NOTICE Change of Hour.
On and after 3d December, tho Overland Mail
Stage will leavo San Francisco for St. Louis and
Memphis at 12 o'clock M. on Monday and Friday
of each week. Overland Express for Visalia, Fort
Tojon and Los Angeles, on Monday, Wednesday
and Fridny, at 12 o'clock M.
Overland Mail Company (via Lot Angele.)
Tariff of Prices. From San Francisco, or from any
point on tho routo between San Francisco and Tort
Yuma, :o terminus of Pacific Railroad, or Ft. Smith.
Ark., $100; From San Francisco to Vualia, $20;
From San Francisco to Fort Tejon, $30; From Saa
Francisco to Los Angeles,. f 10; From San Frauciico
to Fqrt Yuma, $70; From Los Angelei to Frt
Yuma, $40. Way fare 10 cents per mile; no charj
less than one dollar, 1
Agent 0. M. Co., San Franeiiee.
CROWELL Jc CRANE,.
Corner of Front and Clay StriiU,
MORRIS A mix
JL OT 2IS SO Z E Ei C S3 A W T 2,
1XV AX70K10, TXXAn.
m.IIE SUBSCRIBER informs the people of this
J- portion of Arizona that ho hai opened tho Har
ness and Saddlery Business at Tubac, where he Is
prepared to do all work in hi line.
addle i and Harness made and r.-pairad. in iV
best manner. (m-ir. 10) I',' A. HILL.
DEA3L.E5'ia I .V TOBACCO,