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Vol. 1. TUCSON, MilIA CO., A. T., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1S71. No. 50.
Professional Cards, Adv'ts, Etc,
C. DE3CAJSriDS'7 3D-,
OFFICE ON PLAZA,
JST" Opposite the Convent. aul2-tf
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WEST SIDE OF PLAZA, TUCSON, A. T.
OPPOSITE THE CONVENT.
E3JA slate for calls may be found at the
Will practice in all the courts of
the Territory. ltf
ATTOBISTB'2" - .A.T - LAW
jyi.srici Attorney for Rima county.
Office next door to Custim-house.-ltf
Especial attention given to Chattel Mort
gages under thtlaw of 1871.
Office West side of Church Plaza.
33. 37". I XT IN" IS" DG .
ATTORNEY -A.T LAW,
loOl F STKEET, WASHINGTON, D. C.
TT7TLL promptly attend to the eollec
TT tion of all claims placed in his hands
gainst the Government of the United
States . . . .Will also pay special attention to
procuring patents for Mining claims, and
hcnooi .Lands, etc Kcspecnuiiy reicrs
-o Governor A. P. K. bauoru, and lion. It.
J. McCorimck. ltl
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Fare to Arizona City ?50
" SanDiego, (in gold coin or its equiv
alent,) 7 00
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Tnos. Ewtng, Agent, Tucson.
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times a week, from Tucson to the Burro
Mines, where they connect with Coaches
For All Parts of Hew Mexico, Texas,
Chihuahua and Eastern States.
"Particular Attention paid to carry
ing Express Matter, and comfort of Pass
engers. Office afc Lasinsky & Co.'s store
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Arizona and "Wyoming.
The revised census returns show
Wyoming to contain a less population
than Arizona, notwithstanding the
great overland railway passes through
the entire length of the former, and
was exercising much influence there
as long ago as 18G7. Early in
186S, the road was completed almost
half way through the Territory, and
at the close of that year had passed
its western boundary. We have pass
ed from east to west on different routes
through Wyoming, and do not hesitate
to say that Arizona is and will prove
the superior Territory in natural re
sources. With overiUU miles or rail
way (over which the most observant of
people are constantly passing) for at
least two and one half years, Wyoming
had in 1870 a population of only 9,118 ;
without any railroads, flanked on the
west by the vast and repellant Cal
ifornia desert, and overrun within and
on nearly all approaches to it hy active
and merciless savages, Arizona in
the same year had a population of
9,G58, and we are sure it has since in
creased, by all accounts, as rapidly as
In this connection, we may observe
that recently a lengthy correspond-1
ence, dated Tucson, appeared in The
New York Tribune, in which the
population of this city was put down
at 1,j500, whereas the census returns
show in round numbers y,200. It
evident the author of the letter had
not been in Tucson for many years
for the general tone of it was just and
favorable to the Territory, though full
of errors relating to locations of places
and incidents thereto.
From Soxora. We liave private
advices from Sonora up to September 8,
Avhich announce all "quiet" too much
in a commercial and industrial
se. Complaints of hard times ap
pear to be general, and from appear
ances, they seem founded on fact.
The rains have been plentiful this
year, ana tne rancners nave the
promise of better than an avera
The Apaches are still on hand, and
e as active as ever. It is a pity
those philanthropic messengers to the
savages could not have deferred their
visit to Arizona until next year let
ting Gen. Croak have twelve months
to quiet the Apaches in his way
All experienced men agree that fight
ing them with vigor is the quickest
way to make them want peace bad
enough to keep it on their part.
A delightful shower of rain fell
on the evening of the 13th at Arizona
City which, lasted three-quarters of an
hour, and the .next day at noon the
thermometer stood at 100 degrees,
with close atmosphere.
The Denver and Rio Grande rail-
oad was graded ready for the iron
for seventy miles, over two weeks ago,
and the iron was being put down at
from a mile to one and a half per day.
FROM NEW MEXICO.
Mr. Colycr'8 Visit and Apache Murders
Las Cruces, New Mexico, Septem
ber 12, 1871. Mr. Vincent Colyer,
after paying a visit to that paradise of
ladrones the Canada Alamosa Res
ervation left for the far west to look
up and have a pow-wow with Cachise
and his clan. It remains to bo seen,
though, what effect moral suasion
and suavity of manner will have on
the renowned Apache chief and his
warriors. Some of our people who
had quite a curiosity, and who wished
to interview the great Apache philan
thropist, feel somewhat disappointed
when he departed without making
a visit to this beautiful valley of ours.
To signalize and celebrate the ar
rival among them of so distinguished
a person, a party of braves 'from the
Canada Alamosa Reservation, made
a flying trip to Lincoln county, and in
the neighborhood of Fort Stanton
murdered one of the most prominent
citizens Mr. McPherson. Beinjr short
for mutton, a party of said braves
made a raid on Sefior Ascaratas' sheep
six miles from here, but succeeded
only in getting off with some burros.
Heretofore these Indians have confined
themselves in their murdering and
plundering to the counties of Dona
Ana and Grant; but it appears that
the visit ot Air. Colyer was somewhat
an incentive for them to extend their
depredations over a larger area of
A correspondent of The New Mex
ican states that the Indians who
killed Mr. McPherson, were trailed
for some distance in the direction of
the Indian Reservation : and I have
it from a most reliable gentleman
who was over in that country at the
time, that the settlers are fully satis
fied that it was the Reservation Apa
ches who committed the outrage.
- However, sooner or later there comes
a reckoning, and it reflects great
credit on the peaceful intentions of the
people of the counties of Dona Ami
and Grant, that the score was not set
tled long ago. It might be possible to
make the people of these counties
believe that the "moon is made of
given cheese," but it will take some
thing more than any one's suavity of
manner, or, the brilliant diction of
some of the Indian agents, to make
our people believe that the Canada
Alamosa Reservation is otherwise
than a haven for murderers and a
nest of thieves.
MOVEMENTS OF TROOPS.
Camp Grant, A. T. September 17,
1871. A detachment of 30 men of
F Troop, Third Cavalry, reached this
post at 3 o'clock on yesterday morning,
under command of Lieutenant W. W.
Robinson of Troop H. This detach
ment will leave for Tucson in a few
days. Permit me here to say that
Lieutenant Robinson is an able, ener
getic and reliable officer, and takes
great pride in his profession. With due
respect, the humblest private can ap
proach him with ease and confidence.
He graduated at W est Point in 18G9.
Acting Assistant Surgeon J. A. Mul
lan accompanies the detachment to
Tucson, and has been with the troops
in the field since their departure from
Tucson, under General Crook.
We find here the great Indian Peace
maker, Vincent Colyer. I, of course,
speak most respectfully. He arrived
here from Camp Apache last Wednes
day with an escort of cavalry under
Lieutenant Bomus. What he has ac
complished with the Apaches, or what
his programme ior the iuture, 1 know
Monday, 18th. Capt. Stanwood's
Troop arrived here from McDowell
about noon to-day.
Plenty of Indians (" friendly ones)
are around nere. A. white Has: ot
" Peace " is floating in the breeze over
Tuesday, 19th. The detachment
of F Troop, Third Cavalry, will leave
for Tucson, in a few days.
Vincent Colyer leaves for Camp
McDowell this evening ; thence to
Prescott to see General Crook es
corted by Lieutenant Bomus, First
Cavalry, and 15 soldiers. Crvis
Vincent Colyer in New Mexico.
What he has done, and tlie scope of his aw
We find the following in our New
Mexican exchanges :
Camp Tulakosa, N. M.,
August 29th, 1871.
Nathaniel Pope, Esq., Supt. of In
dian Affairs Sir: Agreeable to the
power conferred upon me bv the Pres
ident, and communicated to me in the
letter of the Hon. Secretary of the
interior ot the 'Sid July, 1871, "that
should proceed to New Mexico and
Arizona and there take such action
as in my judgment should be deemed
wisest and most proper, for locahn
the nomadic tribes of those territories
upon suitable reservations, and bring.
ing them under the control of the proper
omcers ot the Indian department.
assisted by yourself and O. F. Piper,
Esq., agent for the Southern Apacht
Indians, I have carefully examined
the place and neighborhood at Canada
Alamosa, where the agency is at pres
ent located, and for several reasons.
hnd the same unsuitable for a reserva
Assisted by the officers named above
I have also carefully inspected the
valley of the Tularosa and finding the
same to possess most of the requisites
necessary to a home ior the Indians
it being remote from white settle
ments ; surrounded by mountains not
easily crossed : sufficient arrable lands
good water and plenty of wood and
game; 1 hereby declare the said val
ley of the Tularosa b3ginning at the
head waters of the Tularosa river and
its tributaries in the mountains, and
extending down the same ten miles
on each side for a distance of thirty
miles, to be an Indian reservation, for
the sole use and occupation of the
Southern and other roving bands of
Apache Indians, their agent and other
officers and employes of the govern
ment; the laws relating to Indian
reservations in the United States gov
erning the same, until such time as
the Executive, or Congress, shall
approvo or set aside this order.
1 would therefore suggest that agent
Piper be instructed to remove his
agency and the Indians under his
charge from Caiiada Alamosa to th
Tularosa valley as soon as practicable
aiter tne receipt ot this letter.
The War Department having di
rected the officers commanding the
district of New Mexico and Arizona to
afford military protection to such In
uians as may uo induced to come in
both on their way and after arrival at
the reservation, the agency will be
amply protected. And the department
having authorized me to supply these
Indians with whatever may be neces
sary, you are at liberty to incur such
moderate expenditure as may be ab
solutely necessary to carry out the
above instructions. Very respect-
lully, your obedient servant.
FROM TIIE COLORADO.
Dry Season Hay Scarce and hvjh Value
of Mexqmic Beans Improved Mining
Ivosjjccts JJimjiess Personal,.
Eiirenberg, A. T., September 10,
1S71. We have had no overflow of
the Colorado for four years, and every
thing is very much burnt up. Hay
is very scarce and high priced. A
large quantity of mesquite beans will
be used this year, and their value will
in the future be more appreciated
They are now selling at $50 per ton.
M. Ravena will return in a few
days from Europe, where he has been
to dispose ot Ins mine, and I under
stand he has made an arrangement
with an English company to work
his mine, and that work thereon will
be commenced this Fall. J. Frank &
Co., the owners of the Constancia mine,
have a mill on the road.
His honor, Judge Reavis, has return
ed and looks hearty and well. A. H.
Whiting, of the firm of Hooper,
Whiting & Co. and who is the New
York member of it, is in town, and
I understand will remain in Arizona,
which leads me to remark that the
business of the firm is daily increasing
in Ehrenberg, and I shall be mistaken
if this branch does not, one year
hence, be their cluet business one.
Thev have the government freight
contract for all the northern military
posts, and the many freighters in town
make it quite lively.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF
the First Judicial District, County
of Pima and Territory of Arizona.
WHEELER W. WILLIAMS, plaintiff,
CHARLES H. LORD, as Executor of the
Will of Hiram W. Fellows,deceased; and
WILLIAM H. FELLOWS, defendants.
The Territory of Arizona sends greet
ing: To Charles H. Lord, as Executor
of the Will of Hiram W. Fellows, de
ceased ; and William H. Fellows, de
Tou are hereby summoned and required
to appear in an action brought against you
by Wheeler W. Williams, the plaintiff
above named, in the District Court of the
First.Judicial Districtof the Territory of
Arizona, and to answer the complaint
therein, filed with the Clerk of said Court
at Tucson, in the county of Pima, within
twenty days (exclusive of the day of serv
ice), after service of this summons upon
you, if served within this county; if serv
ed out of this county but in this District,
thirty days ; in all other cases, forty days.
The said action is brought to obtain a
decree of Court for the loreclosurc of a
certain mortgage described in said com
plaint, executed by the said Hiram W.
Fellows, and William H. Fellows, on the
eighteenth day of December, A. D. 18(58,
upon certain premises therein described,
in the town of Tucson, county of Pima
and Territory of Arizona, to secure the
payment of the sum of six hundred dol
lars in eight months from the date of said
mortgage. That the premises conveyed
thereby may be sold, and the proceeds ap
plied to the payment of the sum of 6ix
hundred dollars due on the said mortgage,
with interest from tbelSth day of August,
180'J, and for the costs, disbursements and
expenses of said suit.
If yon fail to appear and- answer said
complaint as herein required, the plaintiff
will take default against you, and apply to
the Court for the relief demanded in said
r j Given under my hand and the
j seal. seal of the District Court of
' the First Judicial District, this
8th day of September, A. D. 1871.
O. BUCKALEW, Clerk
District Court, First Dist., Arizona.
APPLICATION FOR PATENT.
U. S. Land Office, Prescott, A. T. )
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL
whom it may concern, that Polharnus
& Gunther have this day filed in this ofEce
an application for a Patent from the United
States, under an Act of Congress approved
July 20, lSGO, and Acts supplementary
thereto, to the following described argen
tiferous galena mining claim, known as the
Flora Temple Mine, situated in the Castle
Dome Mining District, count' ot Yuma
and Territory of Arizona, which said min
ing claim embraces 12,000 lineal leet on said
Flora Temple lode and 100 feet on each
side of the course rnn, in accordance with
the customs of said . mining district, as is
more fully shown by a diagram accompany
ing said application: Commencing at this
point, which is situated S. 33 deg's, '35 min
utes Wfrom the south face of Castle Dome
peak; and S. 71 degrees W. from the north
face of the most prominent peak next south
in the Dome. range: thence runnings. IS de
grees, '60 minutes E., 120 H0.100 chains; also
running N 71 degrees, .50 minutes w., 1U
chains, making in all 2,000 feet of surface
ground, taking in as aforesaid 100 feet on
each side of the course run.
The said claim is named the Flora Tem
ple; is a rock claim composed of argentif
erous galena, and situated about &30 feet
west and running parallel to the Castle
Dome and Buckeye mines, In said Castle
Dome Mining District, county ot luma
ind Territory of Arizona, and upon unsur-
Any person or persons claiming ad verscty
to said applicants must, as required by law,
lilc a notice of the same in this office within
ninetvdavs from the first day of the publi
cation hereof. WM. J. BERRY,
IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT I WILL
receive bids ior that certain ranch be
longing to the Estate of Augil Gonzales,
deceased. Said ranch consists of 100 acres
of land on the Rio Gila, with all improve
ments ; being the claim lying between the
claims of Ortiz and Cairo brothers, and
known as the Gonzales claim. Bids will
be received until 12 o'clock m., September
20, 1S71, at the office of the Probate Clerk
of Pima county. Terms : Cash on deliv
ery of deed anil order of confirmation of
sale by Probate Court.
Tucion September, 8, 1871. se'J-3t
TnE PARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE
existing between the undersigned in
the Brewevv business was mutually dis
solved on the date given below. All
moneys or debts due the late firm will bi
paid to G. E. Kaeding. o
1 1 T TTTTXT
G. E. KAEDING.
Tucson, A. T., August 22, 1871.
N. B. A First-class, steady and relia
ble Brewer will get constant labor and
good wages, by calling upon the under
signed at the Pioneer urewery, in lucsua.
au2-4w G. E. ivA-EDliN
BLANK DECLARATORY STATE
ments, for Pre-Emptors, for sale at the
Ctiizen office. Sent by mail for cash.