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VOL. XIV.-NO. 27.
PRESCOTT. ARIZONA, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 22, 1877.
THE ARIZONA MIXER.
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY.
CHAS. "W. BEACH,
Kditor ami Proprietor.
The first nnraber of the Wrkki.1 Miner wissued on
nMareh 9. Ifc'lil. and in thin, it thirtieth vir. It oan.
with truth, oliim to be thr eldest. aad test imrt rover
i In the Territorr.
One Cpy. One Year C5.C0
Six Months 3,00
" Three Moaths 1.75
Daily and Weekly, oe yenr S15,00
On inch T2 lines f llm tyje la column . 33.00 for r
r.rt on and $ I .10 er ineb inreach add Clonal inaerti.
A 'xral dmXHiat tnm above rate will lie made to er-
.i adiertite largely by tkm year, half tear or'
Hilar:, r. ,
Pr.tesinaal and kCMMKCMd imtntti rMraa--
Die T. r.n.
IV- ns se ndiac Burner lor satritkia. dverti-imc
r w .ik. may foraard it by ssjul, or otUrwiM. at
th r ."tii risk.
J, ;.' Tfuder .Yre taken mt par in payment Jenni
fer: t ctJrrrtising mmi job MMrt'.
.2' i'EKM. naJeaieei'sietinWy.
AGENTS VOH THE MINI:
lx PbaNci.co Ciias. w. Craxn.
VX itontj)mrry strt-et.
i. I!. Fimnt
301 Xorth 5iM street.
J VMfi Aiif.cs
I. II. rifiitMix
W. Ji. ll.iitY
a. i:. ivin
ORO. i: lA)INl3
v. II. Vkil
....J. s Mamh:u
PKKSCOTT POST Ol-'FICIC.
ARUIVAl. AND DKl'AKTt'RE OK V. S. MAILS
From California, Eastern Stutoj atnl Southora Aritoaa.
KVBKY OIIIEt: KAY.
To California, Katern Stated nnd Southern Arisona,
i:VEKY OT1IKU DAY.
Mohave County. Mineral lUrk. Cerbat. and Hurityville.
l.earrt weekly on Satruday 3 l'.M.andreturB5a 1'nilay.
Trem Camp Verde. Little Colorado aad New Mexie.
Mondays, Thurdays ami SniBnly.
To Camp Verdo. I.ifle ('.dorado aal Neir Mrxice,
Tuesday?, Friday uad Suudayg,
Tu Walnut Ciroreand Ilradhan-, once a tret.
Office Iioui-h 7 1 .a A. M. to S o'oloclc P. M.
Money order office irom 9 o'clock A. M. to :i uVWt V.n.
Recotration cloe at 3 r. M.. Mail d.tys el.ieat 10 A. M.
Ofiiee lumr en Sundny. 9 o'clock to 1(4 o'ehiek A. M.
Ke money order issued or jaid on Simdavn.
T. W. tins. I. M.
Prejcott. April 2nd. I-?7T.
Delegate to Conpreis...... . Ilimtn S.Stevea.
Oovernor John 1. Hoyl
Nrereiary.... J. J. !cjer.
Auditor A. C. Kenrdiet.
Treufurer.... I'.U Tnlly.
Surveyor-Oeneral John W..mi.
Supreme Judges, ltl)isi.. Chief Jn.tiee lrneh
" " 2.t " DeKrjij urter.
" " 3.1 C. A. i xcd.
Clerk Supreme Court Jc' -vh K j.Vam.
tT. S. Ditnct Attorney j . B. I , tanif.
Uoitetl States Marshal IV . W. tu..diter.
Deputy Marshal lt DUt. Wm.J i!,i,irn.
DAliotur Internal Revenue...... 1 bt.'ordts.
Reenter V- -S. Ijind OrUee, IreeM W. X. Kelir.
" " " " ITwesse. .Ievi R ites
RecfiTer M I. s- tM.
" " ' Fre-CBtt... Oeu. Lit.
YAVAPAI COUNTY OITICERS.
FrobateJndije Itai .ey Il.CarrWr.
Sheriff "..t. I". Ix.w r.
I'nder Slientf K lr .wn
tuinty Rierder Win. Wi kr.u
County Treasurer V J. C.miIi
Ditnet Attorney I'.i't! Wtier
Clerk DUtrict Cimrt Win. W'AerMi.
t A . S. Hak-tl.
( (Jew. W. C nrri.
Justices of the Fe.ire: II. II. Carfter. C. F. Gate aod
Constables J. K. Iluraett aad Fmalc Mttrray.
VILLMSK OF rilKHCOTT.
Mayor...... J- Cook.
., ., 1 J. Alr. W. 7. Witem,
Ooumalmon. (, Mhm 1 p.
Manhal '- l"rnk Murray
ATor J. F. Me4r.
PRESCOTT LODGE No. 1, K. of P.
Reg-ular conveatkHsu on Matsday evniac f
each wrek.at MuM.ni.' Hall, ewtter rf Mte
zuma ami (J urley nrH. Viituii; bnthi ia
XOl Uud:nc are iuvitel t attend,
it. CiOUiwATKK. S. O. BAKER. C. C.
K.f R. nd S.
AZTLAN LODGE Ho. 177. F. & A. M
Recrular Bieetinc of this L4jt the last
-Saturday f eaeli m.mth. at ToV'.x-k I". M.
S.( raiBit brethren an fraWTBally invite
a'tend. A. .S IIASKKLL. W . M.
Wm. X. Kclxy. Secretary.
Ex . ii. u . eCmimittee T. S. RlTF. J. N. ltOWtXWIMS
nd i J U' 1 l.tK.
I. 0. 0. F., ARIZONA LODGE Ko. 1.
Recular Meetintrs n rt and third Sat
feurdavofearhmenth.at Mnsoule Unit. Mem-
JOTbersof the Order, Iu ifoul tamlinf. are in-
l?m vitedtoattenl. E. J. UOUh, r.tf .
M. T. IIcitZiM., Heconlinir Secretary.
W- J. HOWARD,
Firt-cla.s Watchwork, Fine Watches and Fine Jew
EAST P1IG:N1X, A.T.
This well Vnown aud twipiiUr Flonrinjr Mill
nlll start ur and cunmu nce grinding uheat from the new
No. I Family Flour,
ABOUT MAY 15TII,
And will contan'ly linve on harnl the lwt hr n. rannu
facturcd brands in'the Territory, iu qaantiiie tv suit mil
13 Orden solicited.
Cash Prices as Low as the Lowe..
C. II. Xli.. Fr.'irietor.
Orders may be left tvlth C. F. Head A Co . r i
hell. FrrMsitt, and w ill receive prompt attentw u.
POINT OF ROCKS LIME KfLftS,
A. S. ClouIi, Propripfor.
l.IMK always oa hand in any juantie to suit the want
purchasers. 11. 11. WBA VEtt. Aceil
Mosteruma Street. Frescott wrSfiyl
Brick for Sale.
Apply t laiyei-tii C. V. CATK.
J. GOLD W ATBE & BRO.,
Cor. of Cortes nut! Goodwill Sis.,
C O TT, ABIZOISTA,
Have just received the Best Selected, Finest and most Complete Stock of
Particular attention is asked to articles in
be of the very best qualities,
.Uibbons, Velvets, .Inn. Kid Gloves
Grenadines, Plaids, Molmira,
Cachcmires, Percales. Merinos,
Victoria Lawns, Poplins, Jaconets, .
lowels, Linens, Sheetings, Etc.,
Our Stock of Clothing, Underwear, Hoisery,
BOOTS AND S 31 O JC S ,
HATS AND CAPS, AND OTHER ARTICLES FOR GENTLEMEN'S USE,
Is the moft complete and best selected ever received iu the Village of Prcscott, and
at Piices to Suit the Time. In addition to the articles here enumerated, re
keep a complete stock of all other ai tides usually sold in a couutry store.
First Quality and Best Brands
CALIFORNIA ATS 13
The Attention of Epicures is called to a fresh supply of
Cheese, Caviar, Dutch Herrings, OlivcSj Sea Moss Farina,
MAPLE AND ROCK CANDY SYKUP,
BROMA, ISINGLASS SHELLED AND BITTER ALMONDS, BONELESS CODFISH,
Citron and Lemon Peel, Chutne. MusIuooiiif, Salmon Celtics and Mackerel.
13.COPPEE C3-3S.OTJ2STID FRESH EVERY" DAY'.-i;
C. V. IIKAD, FrPACott.
PRESCOTT AND CaMI VEIIDE, A. T.,
Respectfully announce to the people of Northern Arizona that they now have on hand,
and are constantly rcceiv;ng the
LARGEST, BEST SELECTED AND CHEAPEST STOCK OF GENERAL MERCHANDISE
EVER OFFERED FOR SALE IN THIS MARKET.
U'oi HO : i dies :
Silks, Calicoes, Lawns,
t i . ,
For Oeiit lesncii :
Business Suits, Ovcrshirts, Overcoats,
Drees Suits, J'ants. Overalls,
Flue Underwear, Hosiery, Coots,
Plow Steel, ,
TPoi' "Vrool -
For Hotels, iStrttion Keepers ancl Saloons :
Bed-room Sets, Ale and Porter, Glassware, Whiskies,
Parlor Sets, Table Furniture, Wines, Tobacco,
Chairs, Croekeiy, Brandies, Cigar.
Fof Ii" A' m y P o c I y z
Flour, Com Meal, Beans, Bacon, Hams, Lard, Canned Meats and Fruits, Dried Fruit,
Svrup, Sugar, Tea, Coffee, Rice, Spices. Soap, Candles, Soda, Starch, Salt,
Cream Tartar, Tenet Powders, Stows, Carpets, Oil Cloths,
LIBERAL PRICES, IN MERCHANDISE OR CURRENCY,
Cold Dust, Cold and Silver Bullion, Wool, Hides,
MERCHANTABLE PRODUCTS OF TIIE COUNTRY.
CrSF Prices l the Verde Ilnuse the same
PRESCOTT MEAT MAEKBT,
NORTHEAST CORNER OP THE PLAZA.
V.T. ARE NOW PREPARED TO FURNISH THE PEOPLE OF PRESCOTT AND VICINITV WITH
Beef, "PorK, HMI ntton, Etc.,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, AT FAIR, LIVINO PRICES.
C. T. ROGERS & CO.
IVifctt, Aricsct, KreU - 1877.
Shoes and Slippers,
AND FANCY GOODS.
the lollowinir list, which huvers will find to
latest stylos and lowest prices :
Ladies' Hats and Flats,
Mlk otripe laibtrcs
Of everv description.
AV.M. s. IllwAI), Camp Verde.
c3 O O - g
RETAIL DEALERS IN
( Ire Sacks,
Giant Powder Caps,
Cults and Screws, "Wall Paper.
"White Lead, ' Paper Cordcr,
Window Shades, Oil auP '"arpentine.
G Fowers :
MaP.rcsses, Jitc., Etc.
as at Prescott, with additional freight
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Office South Montezuma S ., Prcscott.
Mineral Park, Mohave County, Arizona
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Tucaon, Pima County, Arizona.
OFFICE Mes.ilU Mr. .1.
Lmi:r. w. Ati.vM. nt.K MriKKit. alvis j, iikCnlb,
ARAM, McCUSKER & BRUNER,
Attorneys and Counselors at .Law,
Office tn douts souiU ut t..urt lii.ue.
i.l prm tire in all the Courts
l.:!. .1. !i()Ui:KT,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Vorth sM of OiMkiniu ;iwl. near (iruntte.
iit.i.m,-r a T
Seuk Krenrh nn.l .SMiiih.
11. .!. WADIJ,
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Office with llnrirr.ive A. Morgan, Cortcr atreet.
Will pmcticc iu all Cotirti of the Territory.
1 5 K X.I AMI S 3 K) R C A N ,
ATT03S.2STE" AT LA."W,
(O.Hoe with J. IV Harpnivc, i:n .)
rmeorr, yavafai coi-sty, Arizona.
VIII Frartlcu In all Courts f tin- Territory.
Particular attention ivi-n to Mining Law.
hon. .n. iii:yih:nfi:i.it, - - - Snn eraiicisco.
4 r. F. MoitniMiN, .latino Itli DiM. (;otirt,
' TiiojiAh nnowN. Cashier lUtnk California.
Attorney & Counselor at Lsnv,
Will Fructlcoln all Courts of the Territory.
OlBco with tho District Atiurney. OSk-e Roir.
T..I. UK 131,
Ittorney and Counselor at Law.
OFFICE-Sou'h .tdeof Flam.
i vul vi:ih:k.
Attorney and Counselor at Law3
.1. l IIAKGKAVi:,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
Omrc East sWo of the Flaw.
31 LTli AT 31 ASTUUSON.
ATTOR3STEY' AT LA"W
Offiea Row, Prescott
JOHN A. UL'alt.
r.v. vr. wKLi.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
Will strictly attend to all einf luinei entrusted to them
n the several Cirts uf Ro-wpI in the Territory. AVstracts
.f titl tu Mining etaim. aud Realty aeemately jirepared.
"ninH uttentinn iriveu t eol.ections.
11. N. ALKXAMJEK,
ATTOP.NE "5c" AT LAW,
"'unin. Arizona Territory.
Will ractioe in nil the I'.mhH of the Territory.
THIISOIX). 31.A., 31. U.
M A.. Quee.r Fiiiveifitv. t
M. D.. 'I r n.tv l iiiT!i.t i
t. R I', l'lix . mid Surff.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Omi r. AM) Rl Min Ni f Jewell llmldln. east of An
ler A Roue's s'ore.
UK. VAIKi: K. DAY.
SURGEON AND PHYSICIAN.
OtTU'i: Moiiteuuia. Street .dxive (tondwio. Froeott.
Can t.'tnulte 1 at lni ) Be at all liours: decl!0.
piivsrcrVJ" vtjd sukgeox,
East alio of Moutczuma St, bst Gurley &
Willis, 3 doors north of He.td & Co. b
U!5. O. LINCOLN.
Oflice No. -!, Ollice How, Cortez
JL TI!i:iLi:, 31. D.,
FRESrOTT. A. T.
Ottfcfl and residenc on Montezuma Street, oppojlle the
fTpIrivateantracco to consultation rooms, from tue
.1. 1. COt;.sVKLL,
No. ! Kearny St.,
Fresrott. -March 2, 1677.
lIHNItY 15. MUllRAY,
OFFICF Fast side of the Fluza adjoininjr C. T. Hay
den .V Co.
t'rescott, Arizona, June I, lb'77
JtLAIvi: Ai CO.,
OoM Dust, (lold and Silver llullion and Ors of every
decrl.iUn ineltel ni.il assayed. All assays cuar.inteett.
(JKUCK In liitildini; formerly occupied by A. A X. M.
Rxpress Co., Fresrott.
K. .1. liHNNITT, C. K
Deputy l S. 3li.it'ial Surveyor
County Surveyor of Yavapai County.
All lilnds of oivil engineering and sitn eyinR (iromptly
attended to. Ottlee North of the Court House, on Cor
Uath Iloust', Shaving Saloon
East sido of Fluia. f,b!2 ly
V. C. GARRET,
Residence Next to C. W. Beach's.
11. II. CARTTER,
Probate Judge, Justice of the Peace
And Conveyancer. County Building.
Prescott, Arizona Territory.
GEO. ill. WATERS,
Millwright ami Contractor,
PRicorr, a. t.
. T- OTTO,
Osb deor North of Kelly Sc Siaftt.
S'evon frebli acorns on the loa,
Hi-owned by Snniiner's llery glow,
Kowly fallen "from tho tree,
Kit lo plant, anil apt to grow:
Hut hix of seven .shall rot and die,
And never llotui.sh to Iho sky.
Or feel tho breezes as they blow.
Chooo tho six sflleet tho one
Kool ! you cannot ! l'alo nuist run.
Seven sharp dajrtiors, newly made,
1-iti'h tho others' counterpart.
Each the same in shetlh and blade,
Point and ethro and workman's art;
And yet bv Destiny's command.
One shall till a murderer's hand,
And stall a true man to the heart !
Choose tho one reject the test
Pool! you cannot! l-'ato knows beat!
.Seven younjr ladies at the ball,
Radiant as the now May mom,
Ulithe and joyous, one and nil.
With lips of lovo ami eyes of scorn ;
Yot four of seven. hen wedded wivtss,
Shall makctheir husbands curc their lives,
And rue tho hour they woro born.
Show the four select tile the three
Pool ! you may not ! Live and soo !
li:tti:i: fko.m flokunci:.
Floriwck, A. T., June M, 1S77.
Editor Miner: The harvest is at hand
nud the golden fruit is being gathered in,
ripe and heavy. For a season the husband
man absorbs public attention, and the miner
works and toils amongst the rocks, less
noticed. The yield of grain upon tho acre
is the present theme; the pound, and cents
ser pouitd. is all the talk, and not the yield
of silver to tho ton, as usual. The change is
marked and pleasant, both to car aud heart,
for with all our gladness at a splendid har
vest with all poetic rapture &bimt Nature's
yearly promises fultilled, the average man
knows that "there is inonevinit,''and that's
the rub. Debts contracted during the past
ear are paid off and a solid credit for the
omiiig vear is opened, besides, moncv in
lard "clinkers" roll about.
It is estimated that this crop of grain
along the Gila amounts to three millions of
muntls, of a value in round numbers of
$100,000; and this is a fair estimate. Our
fanners are also enjoying the gathering of a
ucntitnl hay crop, and their orchards, vinc-
ards, and vegetable garttens and holds show
a very rapid advance over preceding soasons.
It has been said that the potatoc will not
grow to perfection, but 1 have seen as tine
otatoe.s taken out of the reound within a
ewdays as the average Irish potatoc iu the
San Francisco markets. For example, Dr.
hitnont, whose farm is about two miles
from Florence, has a crop of splendid po
tatoes, some arc G to 7 inches long, large,
white, and when boiled they burst open,
lealv anil mellow. It is evident trom this
and the crop iu other places along this
river, that as tine a quality of Irish potatoes
will "row here as can be desired tor lamdv
sc'.and the potatoc, vou know, is a big
dumb in the pudding. The agriculturist
lere has certainlv a line field, but he must
be an intelligent and industrious man, who
will work out the problem of "abundant
uid good crops ' under tho peculiar circum
stances existing, of soil, climate ami water.
Ie must not take for his infallible guide
the experiences of other States, nor the prac
tices of thu native.-), but he must studv the
situation and master it, and then I am sure
he can produce auvthing that can bo raised
from tho ground elsewhere, requisite to
supply all the wants and tastes of the coun
try. Our farmers must not expect to grow
rich bv sitting iu the shade and driving the
peoncs in the sun, uor feast on the fruit of
others toils; hut lie must, like other profes
sional men, handle the subject for himself,
and the more of his inT-mml skill he ap
plies, the more eminent will be his success.
He has then the advantage over the miner
in this, that his life is neithorso laborious
nor so hazardous, and even if he does not
tumble into a fortune in a day, lie has none
of the disappointments of blasted hopes and
The latest sensation is the arrest of an
Indian (name unknown) for the murder of
a Mexican, on the night of the 1 1 tit inst.,
near the village of San ford. The .Mexican's
wife tells the story that four Indians rode
up to the house and called the Mexican out
to drink liquor, and soon afterwards they
rode him down under their horses' feet, and
then stabbed him in the breast with a knife
and killed him. Our efficient officer, Du
Pngh, "came and saw. and conquered "one of
the murderers, who is now reposing in the
shady jail awaiting justice.
The "Capital" juke which Tucson says you
people plaved upon them does not otfoct us
in me icasi, except so i:ir as u aiiomuu us iiie
great pleasure of receiving a call from his-
Exccllencv, Governor Hoyt and wife, on
.1.-1 :...i i... I.:..
excellent Secretary, Hon. Mr. Gosper-all ,
ot whom left upon us the most pleasant nn-
prcssions e telt a temporary regret ha ,
Florence had not won the Capital, so that i
we might have them with us always. The
Governor of course met, during his brief
stay, many old friends and acquaintances;
and the Secretary, being a new comer, who
is lively, afiable and witty, ready for a joke,
to yive or take, made lots of acquintan
ces, and also found some companions of
Thus rolls on the time. We aro freo
from small-pox, epidemics, and grumblers.
On home polities we "staud firm," and
on the foreign topic, we are on the
Dan U. B.
Captain Euford, of the illustrious Arizona
militia, arrived in Tuscon on the 10th in
stant with a portion of the Arizona scouts,
the balance were to arrive in a few days,
when all would be paid oil', mustered out
and sent home to the San Carlos. The tax
payers can realize the injustice inflicted upon
them by organizing and keeping this militia
in tho "field until the whole amount of the
ten thousand dollars appropriated had been
exhausted. The Ari.oua militia has been
otlicered by men antagonistic to General
Knutz, ami the otlicers and soldiers of his
command, aud thoy have not left a stone
unturned in trying to find Indians, for self
aggrandizement, and to lower the soldiers in
the estimation of a few interested, but where
there are no Indians it is indeed hard to find
them. Not a single Indian has been found,
therefore none have been killed. The rais
ing of the militia was an unwise and insane
move, and entirely unnecessary. Those who
were the originators of the scheme to raise
this uncalled for 'rabble, when the country
was being protected by Uncle Sam's troops,
will be held responsible for the squandering
of the people's money. We have heard oV
no salutes being fired oh the grand enterance
into Tucson of the warriors fresh from the
fields of glory (?) and victory.
Pat saw a lady passing along, and espied
two strip5 depending from under the Indie's
cloak. Not knowing that these wore styled
sashes, and wore in tlio right place, hu ex
claimed: "Faith, ma'aui your suspenders
Wo copv the following from the Youkors
Gazette, published iu Westchester county,
New York, of date May 20th. The article
was written by Colonel II. C. Hodge, well advance ot the Kussians in European, Tur
known to most of the readers of the Mi.vkr kc.v which is for the present Unsunuounta
as a true friend to Arixontt and its interests
The lveople of the Eastern States seem
have but a faint iclt a of this far off Terri
lory, either ot its heantttul climate, its grand
a..... i 1 r. . I ... J . 1 1.1.
, j numiciiui miucmi uaiuu, or
pie, long since forgotten aud now whollv
unKuown. The Territory lie south or Utah,
and north of the Mexican State of Sonora.
New Mexico lies to the cast, and its western
boundary is for the mt-st part the Colorado
river, which keuamtes it from California and
Nevada. The area ot the Territorvis iihmit
122.000 sflttare miles, or over 78.000.000
acres, being nearly three times the extent ot
the State of New York. About two - third
or it is n mountainous country, the othet
third being valley and plains. The climate
is exceedinglv healthv and salubrious, and
varies with the altitude. All points below
,00J feet the weather is quite warm in sum
mer. and mild and nlcaant in wint i. At
Yunui, which is in the southwestern part, on
tne uoioratlo river, wliere the altitude isbut
fifteen feet above tide water. thr climnt.. Ia
very warm for eight or nine months in the
year, and during the other there is perhaps
more lavorablc climate for consumptives U0(IJ :m ul,omii troops is uuciy tobesac
the continent. rificed to the safety of the main body, as it
.UYunia. durinir the heated tortn ti1A
thermometer will mark from 00 degrees to
10.1 1 u'Tces everv dav. and durine ihn thr,.,.
or four cool months from GO degrees to
legrees. Rising up in the mountain region.
it an altitude of -1.000 feet, the wenthor iImp-
ing the .summer months i tine, the whole
vear having neither extreme of heat or cold.
At this altitude in winter there is no snow
fall to remain on the I'ronnd f.ip n ,tnv
0,000 feet, which is that of Prescott. the cat)-
n'..:.. .t ....
lightfullv pleasant," and the winters cool.
but not scverelv cix)l. with :i snow f:dt ;
extrctne cases of ten to fifteen inches, which 'uIt task in maintaining their communica
remains but a few davs, or a few weeks at tl0I,s I)en tho Gircassians are hi ac-
the most. On the mountain olatenns. nt nn tivc revolt. Rut so soon as the Turks retire
elevation of i-000 to 11,000 feet, there is a
snow fall often of three feet, which remains
or tnini one to thro months. On
nort horn liilivit?i'?i ai" Sun Kpunrun. Tiwititi.
tain, which is 14,000 feet high, being the
largcst mountain in the Territorv. the snow
remains for ten or more months of tlu v,.nr
Tho scenery of Arizona in some aspects ex-
cecds in grandeur of that of any cofntrv
on dm tdolw. Its .Trcfit ciinvcms nnt.if iv.n.
dermis magnitude and extent. There are
scorcs of them found in ditlernnt localities.
rocks of from one lo thrMt thmis.ind or tnnri
feet in hei-dit Thev are mostl v wutpr u-om
and many of them show signs of the gradual
f - - - - - . I
P iiiniiis oi 1 he ran ronswnm x n.rworn nut
by the erosion of the running waters. These
canyons have attracted much attention from
the few wise men who have leun there, and
will no doubt become a study of much in
terest to the men of science who may here
after examine them. Tiie country is one of
the oldest, geologically, on the continent,
ana mis. no wen ,uu. to ihi understood,
A lull description ot the pre-histone rums
ui.l,l rill vMlim... ti... r;f..,-1,,.. ,w
- . .... a 'a a " -'ssaaa, -. aaiay - . a u a S MV I
voted a lonir chanter to the subieet in a vol-
nine soon to be Nsiicd from the press. These
ruins extend over a large imrtiouof Arizona,
and consist of tow ns and cities, both in the
great valleys and plains and in the mountain
region. Great irrigating canals were piade
by the old race who once peopled the coun
try, some of them being over fifty miles in
length and from twenty-five to fifty feet
wide. Some of the largest buildings, which
were no doubt temples for sun worship, were
two or three hundred feet in length, and one
the writer measured, :i30 feet long by 150
feet wide. In the vallevs the houses were
made of concrete, and iu the mountains of
stone. If tune will permit, a ttiturcdcscrip
tion will be "iven of some of them.
WelMNOTON ON THE EASTERN QfKSTION
. Tne Duke of Wellington said in
"The Ottoman Empire stands, not for the
benefit of the Turks, but of Christian Europe;
not to preserve Mohammedans in Power, but
to save Christians from a war which neither
the object could be defined, nor the extent
nor the duration calculated " And when
Russia was threatening Turkey in 1807-8,
the Duke expressed himself thus in the
House of Lords: "The Ottoman Power
has long been an ally of this country. The
Ottoman Power is an essential part of the
balance of Power in Europe: and the rev
olutions which have occurred, and the
changes of provinces which have taken place
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Olive Cl ltcrk. We can sec no reason
why the fanners of Salt River do not culti
vate the olive, which is a very hardy tree
and requiring but little if any care in its
ctiltuie. The tree commences to bear
usually about the seventh year, and it is
found to nourish in countries no better
adapted for its culture than the Valley of
the Rio Salina; therefore, we can see no
reason why noble groves, spreading like a
silver sea, shall not take tho place of
the primitive mesquit, that a few years
since lined the borders of the grand old
river that has coursed through'the allu
vial bottoms for untold ages. The "labor
of the olive" is extremely profitable, and it
will continue to yield its fruit to extreme
old age. Instances arc recorded where the
tree has yielded its oily berries for twenty
The School of Mines in Colorado is hav
ing a good infliioncc, and is attracting the
attention of niinorologists from all over the
world. A list of the metals of that State
embraces gold, silver, copper, nickel, lead,
cobalt, selenium, tellurium, uranium, in
dium, thallium, cadmium, bismoth.pletinnm,
molybdenum, and vanrdium, various forms
zinc and iron ores, and a telluride of mer
cury. Many of the foregoing have only
been discovered during the past year, and
those principally by scientific men who are
taking an intent in tho Mining School, and
doing much to bring Colorado to tho frout
rank as a
Mon wi: County. A letter from Hack
berry gives us very ihittoring news from
that mine. The owners have their shaft
sunk to a depth of lr)0 feet, and have the
satisfaction of knowing that their oro at the
bottom is worth four hundred dollars to the
ton, in sulpliureta aud antimonial ore. The
Company's mill is running regularly on
tailings,and turning out large quantities of
bullion. The now mill which the owners of
the Hackberry very recently purchased in
San Francisco, is now at Ilardyvillc, aud
will soou be on the ground and up.
There are from a few miles in length to hun- "sinn ienr 10 wnnnoio
dreds. and trencrallv a lvnrt of all the wav U1C nmpS powers ot J.
of "rear denth. and with nrccinitous wafl prosecution of the war
KUSSIA AND TURKEY.
The extraordinary nso in the Danubc,.duo
to the sudden melting of the snows among
1,9 mountain sources, places a barricrtq.tho
: ,,lc- 1 lie cuusu ot tlel!JJ must, however,
to disappear before the cad of this month, at
- which time a corresiioadimdy low level of
the waters will facilitate the crossing of Uir
01 Diinube at manv points. In the meantime
sickness will undoubtedly visit the Russian
! camps on the low lands of Roumania, as it
his already begun it ravages among tho
Turks. Theactivity of the Montenegrins in
Western Turkey promises to embarrass the
Turks considerably, and will probably re-
I .11 f .1.. a i T-
u,t 111 uo evacuation oi nosnia ana Herzc-
nf govma when the Russians are ready to move
,nto ""IS311: ln A,a Ilnor the present
- 1 urivisn p.uiuou may ue considered hope-
,ca' J,l(- "u;'au army uas new so corn-
I'l'y invested it as to render a retreat oa
Erzaroum a question of only a few days.
-HUKhtar i'-cha h: s alreauy withdrawn his
- "cauquarters to near that city, and evidently
meditates retiring very rapidly. The disno-
si,iou f .l'e Turkish army at the procut
,uu"luul '""''es noui.iig more nor less
thn retreat. The force holding the Son-
g''u rass ami .Harness is merely the rear
-'iir1 po-ted to cover the movement. This
can scarcely hope to escape it the Kussians
tta.ck Mukhtar Pacha simultaneously with
"icir rigui wing ai iiassiin-ivateiianu their
Iclt trom lpnk-Iveleth. Lrrcroura, being
an l)t;n lo"va c"uno' eni uy the Turks
tor more than a lew days, and then they will
bv lbrccd to seek a new line to the south-
w:S-w"riI. 1 hey will lose the road to Trc-
bisond when the Russians advanca to Lrze-
roum. It is announced that already Rus-
s,an scouts have been seen in the vicinity of
I t!w rinnn)fil pitv H Iin fitTlirin.r r.n t1n ITna.
dor Uiver near Sot k min-Kaleh, has been
quite spirited, the Russians have a dith-
,rmn Ulcir Present ihsiUous near Lrzeroum
tlui moraI .suPPrt of their proximity to the
iuw uismm win uc iosi 10 me insur-
gents. I he tall ot Jvans mibt necessarily
,ollo'v UllU 01 "Mrouni, as a lrmtless de-
lcUiC eoum ou,J uc niainiaincu tnai wouiu
gTe t"C lur-sno possioio advantage
-England, evidently jealous ot Russia 5
SUCCL'3 aml steady advance, looking to the
possession ot the highway to India, is draw
mS er navy into line, holding secret Cabi-
"et meetings, ami is liable to call upon the
ami consult -witn
uropc on a lurthcr
until sufiicient a.su-
rauccs are given to iuglnnd that Russia
means only to push the holy war to protect
u,,u tiaiS ere uemg iwrseciueti, anil
not.,or thc lmrI,0S0 of getting tho key with
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Editor Miner: Notwithstanding the op
pressive hot weather and dull times, there
is good clteer lor the future. Two gentle-
men. recently discharged from one of our
frontier pots, have in process of erection a
, . ' ,
1:irSu tcnt phdform, etc., under the trees on
the north side of the village, where tho
Teutonic beverage will be dispensed to
miner, capitalist, citi7.cn or Mexican indis-
discriminatclv, and where the light fantas
tic will be nightly tipped to the sweet mu
sic of the Spanish harp, guitar and violin.
I am also informed that there is on tho
road a stock of confections, and that ere
long we shall be enabled to satiate our
selves with ice-cream and sich. As an ex
ample of the manner in which business i
done in this country. I will cite the lollow
ing: It was recently discovered that a
Drug stock would be a paying investment
iu this community, and this fact gained
publicity. Mark the cftl-ct. One stock has
already arrived here, another has just left
Yuma, aud another San Francisco, for this
place, and a few more counties to hear from,
Call in a returning board. Ed.
Colonel Ruggies, the erRcieut Land Reg
ister, informs me that business is exceed
ingly brisk with him, and that his sales are
immense. A great deal of land is being
taken up, under the new Desert Land Law,
n this section of the country, andthcrearc
quite a number h -re -eekfug- such land
who seem to cxpenenes a little dhiiculty In
finding just rhitt they want just iritrc they
Rusiuess in tho mining districts is much
as usual. The shipment of 24,120 pounds
of Silver King ore. by Matt Cavaness' tram,
on the od inst., and a small lot by Daguer
res' train yesterday, being the only iteui3 of
any moment from'the mines recently.
The arrival of Mr. Phillips, (ilarncv's
right-hand man , here ye r lay, and his
departure hence to the Kin,it is report
ed, to pay off the miners there for the lit $t
time in several months, is a movement which
will be hailed, with joy by those worthies,
and a little spirt in business matters maybe
No items of consequence in the Courts.
The plan adopted by our etlieient Sheriff, of
forcing the priioners in his charge to make
adobes for tho now Court-houe, is an ex
cellent one, there being ncarlv enough of
thctn made for that structure. ; ,
The thermometer yesterday stood 101,
but when the operator informed us it was
103 at Wickenburg, 112 at Yuma, aud 1 01)
at Stanwix, we were happy.
Yours, BAYKVJt. .
Florence. X. T., June IS. 1877. . .
How would Lieutenant Fleming of the.
23d Infantry do for an Jndian Agent lie
had some oxjcrience at Rente's Springs in
issuing supplies to the Hualpais. lie is
now in prison for robbing the Government,
besides which ho robbed his fellow otlicers.
his wife and every creature who trusted
him. (Yuma Sentinel.
According to the Sentinel we think Flem
ing possesses all the qualifications that are
requisite to constitute a good Arizona Agent,
that is, one to suit all the requirements and
purposes of the ring. An honest man isn't
wanted vou know.
Ineffectual Skxrcii for Hostile Ix-lHANe-
The Sau Francisco Call of June Dtli
has the following: A San Diego Union spe
cial from Tucson dated .tuneSsays: Gover
nor Sallord returned to-day from a twenty
days' campaign after tho hostile Indians.
They hunted early and late, but found no
Indians. It is .believed all the hostilcs are.
near Camp Rowie and eastward.
Glory costs the taxpayers money. - IIbw
about doing more in six months with fifty
militia than the whol United. States tirmy
in twenty yeac-' Weaken, Napoleons of
They aro having troitble with tile 'Inniaris
again in Arizona. Mining and Scientific
Yes. Ten thoutand dollars wonllu, .
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