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FRIDAY, DEC. 29, I87G.
All avcntinti far advertising and subscrip
tions in or to the Miner, xchich become dueon or be
fore tie llth day of JDecember, 1876', and all bills
for legal advertisements, vahieh appeared in the
Miner prior to that 'date are due and pajable to
T. J. Duller. . All accounts accruing since that
dale are payable to Marion, and Beach, present
that it precipitated Charley to the ground.
Johnny Dobb?, who was with him. on the
driver's scat, sang out, in despair, that
Charley was-killed; hut Charley escaped
with slight injury to one of his legs, and
won our esteem by his valiant, dexterous
On "Wednesday evening, Dec. 27th, the
Masonic order of this place installed their
officers for the ensuing Masonic year with
open doors. The Lodge room at the corner
of Montezuma and Gurley streets, which is
DEAKKST HANNAH BEZX.
PflffiNix, Arizona, Dec. 24, 187C.
Dear Miner. Our party, Ed. Silsbec,
Guilford Hathaway, Robt. Plumridgc, John
Dobbs, Charley Young, another gentleman,
(whose name I have not learned) and the
writer, arrived here, right sides up with care,
in the afternoon of the 23d inst. We left
Prescott in the forenoon of Thursday, De
cember 21, so you gee, we were a little less
than three days n rouU to this place. We
traveled by wliat is known as the Black
Canyon , route, which, as most readers ot
the Miner know, is somewhat shorter than
that via "WIckenburg.
Leaving Prescott with little capital, but
with great hopa of soon acquirmg.nsT"'0
bade our friends adieu anf ooon found our
selves rattlimr .isr Tort Whipple, the
headquartof the Military Department of
KiizcuL, where we espied a magnificent
""Sarrv banner floating in front of Gen
Whipple you know, or outrht to, if you
don't, is one of the largest, neatest and most
comfortable of frontier posts. It was so in
the days of Gen. Crook, and is much more
so at present, under his worthy successor,
Gen. Kautz, who has constructed, at smal
cost to Government, a very fine hospital,
new headquarter residences and several
other buildings that would do credit to any
place. It uped to bo one mile from Pres
cott. but is so no longer, owing to the recent
rapid extension of the town in the direction
of the post, which, in a few years must be
come a near suburb, if not an actual part of
For the information of Minett readers
unacquainted with Whipple, we will say
that the foit is not all that a fort should be
It is not fortified, but is merely a large col
lection of houses, stables, corrals, &c. The
houses arc almost every shapo and size;
f materials used in their construction, wood,
stone, adobe and pice. The officers' new
quarters and the new hospital are among the
finest bnildinsrs in the Territory. All the
other buildings present a very neat appear
ancc, so that the post is really a gem of
beauty and a joy, in one ot the handsomest
mountain valleys of Arizona. Granite Creek,
which affords abundance of water for town,
A 1 1.1 - AaI 1 1 a
post anu ouuying sciucmenis, runs aiong its
western line. Its waters are shaded by
great pines and cottonwood trees, clumps of
black walnut, as"h and diminutive forests of
Our vehicle, which had done good service
as an A. & N. M. express coach, was soon
whirled around a point of mountain, by
four of Hathaway's best horses, shutting us
out of view of Whipple, Prescott, 3Iiller
Valley, and the great mountains around
Prescott. Wo were now fully on our way
and soon passed the old quartz ledge, near
which Indians used to waylay people in the
early days. It was here they attacked J.
C. Lcnnon, and "Sugar Foot Jack," who
saved their lives by makinjr sood use of
their legs. A little way beyond, on a side
hill, Jerome Calkins, Piatt and others were
The spring at which old prospectors and
miners used to moisten their lips after a
trip from Big Bug or Lynx Creeks is still
in the old place; but. Spirit of Progress, near
to it is the slaughter-house of 0. T. Rogers
& Co.j butchers of Prescott. While gazing
upon it, memories of old rushed to our
brain; we thought of our trips by it in 1864,
'65 and 'CO; sometimes alouc; again with
one or two companions; we recollected how,
"while kneeling down to take a drink " we i
used to keep one eye on the water, the
other on the brush, for fear some Indian
might catch us with loth eyes shut. Hap
py, "brave old days," gone, gone, never,
we hope, to return.
Our road' soon tunfed to the cast, over
pretty high hills, down which our carriage
rolled ith great speed. Behind us lay that
most beautiful of mountains Granite; on
our right, the hills and mountains of Lyax
Creek and Big Bug, where hardy miners
were at work, robbing rock and gravel of
their treasures. Wc passed the Bulwhacker
or Salvador mine and saw two men at work
on the windlass, hoisting the rich goltl ore
for which the mine is famous.
Lynx Creek was the next place of inter
est that appeared to us. It came ncarbeinjr
our final stopping place on Earth, for, as
our carriage was rolling down the steep do
clivity, on the Prescott side of the Creek, all
hands and the driver became somewhat
alarmed at its rapid motion. Tho person
whose duty it was to see that everything
was in order, previous to starting, had neg
lected to put leathers on tho breaks, and
there we were, taking a real old Horace
Greeley ride. The driver, Charley Young,
did everything that man could have doae to
save the "outfit," and did so at the peril of
his own life. He guided horses and vehi
cle over aTery narrow bridge and, seeing a
deep, rocky and dangerous chasm before
him, (a leap into which would have been
fatal to men and animals), a high ledge of
hard rock on tho left, (a bump against
which would have smashed passengers.
i and vehicle), a tree, a little to the
-these breakers, which proved to be a
tree, was by him selected as the
irnidablo object ins'
L " a j. .i lij
? iroqt nut-Tip
inir the Outfit?
; road-agents 9
cfwas so is
unvin;;. lie iiciu on 10 ins iiorses anu ore i.,r i,n ...na ,inci,- tinot-,i .,.;, ia,i,f.a
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down on the break like unto a hero. Dobbs,
whose arms and hands were lonir Ago shat
tered and crippled by Apache bullets, was
unable to render the driver any assistance
and would have jumped off the coach had it
not been for fear Charley would have fol
lowed his example, in which case, Prescott
would have three more widows, and some
old bachelars would have cause for rejoicing.
Wc. of course, commend him for his
bravery and foresight. A government am
bulance, containing Dr. Magrudcr, the De
partment Medical Director, other officers and
D. C. Thorne, of Prescott, was quite near
us during our peril. These gentlemen were
not slow in coming to our assistance, and
appeared well pleased upon learning that
nobody was scriouslyvyixfcn. One horse
was thrown down i 2:m'Iamcd.
Sam, a sonjf the Flowery kingdom, who
kejptfra'station at Lynn creek, furnished
the necessary material for making repairs;
we thanked him, clambered up a steep hill
and were again rattling "over the hills and
far away." The "boys" congratulated one
another upon their lucky cacape and saw in
it an omen of capital success.
Spaulding's Station, in Woolsey's Valley,,
was soon reached. Here we met W. S.
Head, who was on his way from Verde to
Prescott and Tucson. He very wildly list
ened to the talc we did unfold, and very
politely asked us to revive business in the
Station, a proposition to which we lent wil
ling ears. This Station struck us as being
an excellent one.
Wc followed the old road to Agua Fria
Valley, missed every farm save Dickson's
and made a dry camp on Big Bug. Judge
E. W. Wells was found early next morning
at his place, one-half mile below our camp;
animals were watered, hitched up, and the
'procession'' started south. On, on, we
went, over a horrible road, until Swilling s
ranch was reached, where we "greased" and
started for New River Station, at which
place wc arrived even with night.
Wc saw, on the way, a great many new
houses, thousands of horses, cattle, sheep
and other domestic animals and hist, but
not least, a great many people. This sec
tion is fast settling up, and is amply provi
ded with grazing, mining and other resour
Judge Wells and his son Frank have a
fine stock ranch and some good farming
land. The old- gentleman spoke of the
olden time when "we" used to feel for our
scalps a thing that is now quite unncccs
We took the old mesa road to Black Can
yon, and found it, like Jordan, "a hard road
to travel." Those who came by the upper,
or military road, say it is better.
swilling has a nice place on the Ainta
Frin, almost opposite the mouth of Black
Canyon Creek. He was not at home, but
his wife, children, and a nephew recently
from the States were. He has abundance
of land, water, wood and mining claims
Several tons of rich looking silver and gold
ores, from mines near by, in Bradshaw
mountain, were here sacked, awaiting ship-
and gentlemen, and the exercises were
highly 'interesting and well appreciated.
The programme was followed to the let
ter and everything passed off pleasantly.
The entertainment opened with a Masonic
hymn "Hail Masonry Divine," sung by
Mrs. Burmister, Miss William?, 3Iiss Perry,
Mrs. Bowers, Mr. Seed and Mr. Clark, with
excellent effect. Prayer by Chaplain Gil
moie, An address, bv T. J. Butler, on the
origin, history and mission of free Mason
rv. Song bv the choir. Installation of
elective officers b3Pastmaster George Lount
assisted by the Marshal, G. W. Curtis. These
ceremonies were intentsting and impressive,
and had a visible effect on the newly in
stalled officers and elicited an earnest inter
est from all who witnessed them. Then
came a Masonic song. Solo and chorus,
beautifully rendered by 3Irs. N. B. Bowers.
Installation of appointed officers, Reading
of a poem by Thomas Cordis. This was a
peculiarly interesting feature and gave the
greatest satisfaction to all. The theme of
the poem is ''Our Patron Saint Divine,"
written by Laurence Greenwood, of Denver
Colorado, and read by Mr. Cordis with great
clearness of enunciation, faultless intona-
tion and in perfect accord with the rules of
rhetorical reading; Music by the choir
Benediction by the Chaplain. At the earnest
request of many who heard the address of
Mr. Butler, as well as some who were una
ble to attend, and who wish to read it, we
have, witli his consent, undertaken to pub
lish it in installments in the daily Mines
during the coming week and on next Friday
to publish it entire in the weekly. The ad
dress has elicited many complimentary re
marks and but for the modesty of its author
wc should have more to sav conceminir it.
Its publication, however, will place it in the
hands of all when it will speak for itself.
The names of officers installed are A. S.
Haskell, Worshipful Master; J. N. Roden
burg. Senior Warded; M. I). Campbell,.
Junior Warden; E. J. Cook, Treasurer;
W. IS. Kelly, Secretary, X. C. Sheckles and
Geo. Berry, Deacons; G. Wickler and s
Dugas Stewards; Joseph Elde, Tyler.
Oh! tho lovely dell
Of dear Hannah Bell,
Faraway in Indiana,
"Where lives my lovely Hannah,
My only Hannah Bell.
Oft times I sighed in the forest,
When herding for 0. Xoyes.
I rode a cayusc pony,
Far away in Arizona. -
Oh, that cruel pony !
I rode way up in tho mountain
And drank from crystal fountain,
And reclined iu shady dell,
Thinking of my Hannah Bell,
My own sweet lovely Bell.
One sunny day, whilst musing,
And an old letter perusing,
Suspicion camo unto mc
Of what might happen thee,
My only Hannah Bell.
fcsho wrote of one Joe Dunn,
Saying, she really loved him some;
1 thought I would berate her,
And straightway went to Abe Prathor,
Concerning my charming Bell.
As he was from Indiana,
Wnens lived my dearest Hannah,
He did with mo condole,
And tried me to console.
Oh, lovely Hannah Bell !
Said he, I really think
We had bettor take a drink,
Of something more than water,
For Indiana's daughter,
Indiana's charming daughter.
I recollect the lloor, also the door,
Together with tho boot, that gave mo the
That caused mo to land upon the music
thinking over the propositions made to
them. These proposition include one to
the effect that four prominent Southern men
have been offered office under Hayes, for
their energetic support of him. Another,
that the carpet-bagger State governments
are to have no favors shown them.
Xew York, Dec. 27. The Tribunes
Washington's special, referring to a com
promise of the Texas and Pacific R. R.
NEW ENGLAND CO JfSFRV VTOR'F
Music Hall, Boston, Xosi.
mi ? t
I MIS insMiHiinn is mnTocwl !. i
uiuaiu-auuuui iu uiu worm, ana the oldest in
America. It first introduced into this
country the class system of the European
Conservatories, eudorsed by Mcndellsadin
and other great masters. Dunn? the ).
propositions in the hands of the House Com- KpienUng mwv State in the UnCS
mittee, says the passege of any railroad sub- aU theBritish pinc,,, W ?S?
sidy, at this session of Congress, is simply advantages. It now employa fifty-to pro
impossible, fessora of eminent ability. " Fifteen dolli
of Army Engineers have re- pays tor n quarter's tuition in piuno, organ
ir of the Nicarairua route for or voice, together with lectures.
the proposed inter-Oceanic ship canal reciiais, sigm-reaaing classes, formal in-
Thc expense of making the canal will be airucxion, analysis ot piano, organ and vocal
one hundred millions of dollars. wur ulorua. practice, lUusual Jiilasuy et
etc., amounting to 115 hours each term.
.Military Order.. j Ti V """"Cling, el-
ported in favor
ocution, and the modern
We are under obligations to Department taught by accomplished instructors. (Win
Headquarters for the following special or- students are furnished with free practice on
ders: large organs. Opportunities for appearing
Prescott. Dec 2G. IS76. ln pulmci so essential to musical sucaeaa. nr
A General Court Martial is appointed to o where enjoyed to such advantage u it
meet at Fort Whipple, A. T., at 10 o'clock. tll'f Conservatory. At its weekly recitals
. ir tm.i ort.l, ;c.,f n and concerts, its pupils play and shvlwfn.
c it e .i . i Ianre audiences, otten numbennrr o Km x
soon thereafter as prac ncablt for the trial ?..!.. nr..,,,. t?'' sncE
r i till- upwards. Many a promising younir Tr,
of such persons as may be properly brought former has by this means achieved rennt
tion and secured a lucrative ensrapempf
Detail ron Court.
Major Rodney Smith, Paymaster, U. S
A, Captain J. J. van Horn, Lighth In
antry: Captain John Simpson, A. Q. 31.,
U. S. A
The high standing of the Conservator has
created a demand tor its graduates"
as artists and teachers, and very manv of
them are now fillinir important positions in
all parts of the country. The Boston Uni-
First Lieutenant E. D. Thomas, verity College of 3lusic affords advantnm.1
Fifth Cavalrj'j A. D. C; First Lieutenant supplementary to the Conservatory course
John O'Connell, Eiehth Infantry; Second fully equal in breadth and completeness to
Lieut. William II. Carter, Sixth Cavalry; tll0Sc of any European school. The New
First Lieutenant II. P. Kingsbury, Sixth England Musical Bureau procures situations
..iv.in.-.-. jscumicii uiiciu:iri OI linj
Jlic. Lv. Dear Hannah hie. nianli! lotr: I r.,..ol-.. T..,i.... .1 "V er.
cock tho pistol-hic, I die! Cy. ,.,.rK tC n u n1Pfi l,n nMHn,1 !lbove fccnt frce 03 application to
I Vl u villi 14 Waa. v
without manifest injury to the service.
Under the operation of paragraph 6,
Special Orders Xo. 245. War Department,
Specinl to tho Kiner by U.S. Military and W.U. Lines. Adjutant General's Office, dated November
18 (5, becond Lieutenant Louis A.
E. Tour j ee.
Xcw England Conservatory.
Reports Up to 4 P. K, To-day. Craig, Sixth Cavalry, will proceed to join
Dec. 2C.-Prcsident Orton, of lw company (31) at Camp brant, A. I.,
legraph Company, has made "l" c0f cutenant John A Eucker
the Union Tel
answer to the House Committee
Union Company have deprived
To th? wife of Mr. B. B. Crapo. on Christina .Inr. 11
daughter, weighing nine pomdi.
,1.. Wlilll uaiilll tJl IClUtllll 111 UlllllliHIU 111 I
1.1 hi uiu r, r, y
company yj, inaian scouts.
COUNTY W A It Ii A jV T S 7
ment to Smith's mill at Wickenburg. There
arc about 50 miners in the district, all of
whom arc hopeful of success. They are
praying for the erection of a mill at some
point in the district. One should be put
up there, right away, by some of our Pres
cott capitalists. It is too far to haul ores
to Wickenburi; via Phoenix.
New River Station, on a river of the same
name, is owned and run by John M. Mullen,
an old California!!, who showed us speci
mens of gold and silver quarts rock, deer
and mountain-goat horns and other curiosi
ties. The place is on tlw edge of the level
desert, yet it was cold as wc cared to have
it when we were there.
We had long since left tall timber, grass,
etc., behind us and feasted our eyes upon
cacti of every size and shape, mesquite,
palo vcrdc, iron-wood, cotton-wood, syca
more and other trees, yet the grasses were
good and plentiful, and the fat sheep, cat
tle and horses which wc encountered showed
that even what is-known as the "desert"
agreed with them. They were fat, very fat.
This section abounds in game, such as
deer, rabbits, quail, cows and "sich." Coy
otes appear to flourish in it, and the clumsy
crows appear to have no woes. The coun
try has become level, save here and there a
mountain, or, rather, hill. New River con
tains abundance of good water, in places
We found here some Mormon preachers.
on their wav south to convert Gentiles to
the Salt Lake faith. A six hour's drive
brought us to Phoenix, the chief town o
Maricopa county, of which wc will speak in
our next. - 31.
New Patents. Thiough Dewey & Co.,
Patent Agents, San Francisco, we receive
the following list of V. S. patents, granted
to Pacific Coast mventors, viz:
Elizabeth W. T. Keenv, S. P. traveling
satchels; Geo. W. Cranston1 S. F., apparat
us tor hydraulic mining; Chas. Uremenlted
liluff, CaL farm iences; David Harris. S.
F., machines for stitching mattresses; David
Hams, S. 1?., machine for stuffing mattresses:
Richard Hoskin, Dutch Flak CaL section
jointed nozzles for hydraulic machines;
j Joseph Oscar Johnson, Salinas Ctty, Cal
j feed racks for horses; Alfred H. Marshal,
and Geo. Vt . Marshal, Lower Lake, Cal
oil can and faucets; Geo. H. 3Iiller, Oregon
City, Oregon, threshing machines; Hiland
A. Moore, S. F., settees; Win. T. Garrett,
S. F, oil cups; Hiland G. HulburcL Place
ville, Caln manufacture of soldier wire; Fay
ette W.Knapp and Christopher Schalbhoru,
Fiddletown, JCaL, safely guard or cock-eyei
for harness "
George Duncan we have mentioned his
name before, probably our readers will re
member it well, George Duncan, who by
the way, is a colored man, and who was to
have been married Wednesday night, didn't
get man led. lie had everything arranged,
rcnt.'d his house, and he and his intended
moved, during the day, the furnituie into it.
A stove was needed, and George started to
get it. While he was away the young lady,
Miss Alice Bulgcr,seizcd upon a lot of cloth-
ing wnicn ueorge nau expended s'jo to
obtain for her, aud lit out. George thought
she had gone to see sonic friend's residence
to prepare herself for the nuptials, and him-
selt did likewise. When night cast her
sable mantle upon the earth, and the flick
ering glare of tallow dips and kerosene
lamps began to shed their lustre upon the
window panos in west Kansas, the friends
of the bride and groom tripped gaily to
ward the church to witness the matrimonial
scene. The church was one blaze of bril
liancy, the coal oil lamps shedding a lus
tre upon all around that was transcendent ly
beautiful. The preacher was there and
many others. Long after the appointed
hour George came and was alone; no blush
ing bride was hanging on his arm. There
was no rustle of highly-starched calico at
his side, his face wore a woe-begone look,
while his under jaw hung down like the ear
of an elephant. When he entered there was
a look of blank amazement depicted upon
the faces of the invited guests, and many of
the female portion cried out in astonish
ment, "Why, Goge, wharam she?" He shook
his head iu sorrow, and faintly murmured,
"Deah frens, she am gone whar, how, or
what to, I dunno, but she am gone for a
fac and she cost me twenty-five dollars.
I'se sorry to hab you all disappointed, but
den I can't help it. I'm triad she's slid.
I would give twentv-five dollars any time
to find out any ladv." The guests adjourn
ed, and George walked out into the dark
ness, a broken-hearted man. About 12
o'clock at night theru came a tapping at
the chamber door of Auntv Duncan, the
wife whom George discarded twenty-three
years ago, and following it came the gentle
voice of George, who plaintively and pit-
cously cried out, "Sofy, Sofy, open de do'.
I's hcah, aud I's a broken-hearted man.
Lcmme in, Sofv, please, or I'll be found
froze on the wild moor." The door didn't
open by any means, but Auntv said. "Look
hcah, George Duncan, you jest git awav
from de do"', or dar will be trouble iu dis
neighborhood puttv soon, you hear mc."
Pinding he was forever shut out, the dis
appointed man left, and no one knows
where he is now. Thus should it ever be
with the man who has shown himself to be
the perfidious wretch that George Duncan
rx(Knr. P, AT1.,. A 'P ...til
ii. a. , i i I 'Mn uuiuii iiunutu. j... jl .. itiii
uuuiumy u burrcmicr ic.egra ns upon grant a furlough for three months to Fiist
the demand of Congress, and that he has no sergCjlnt. joseph llug, Company A.
pocrioprouuce tlic messages called lor. Twelfth Infitntrv. for thn numn,. nf visit.
llie independent and Kcpubiican papers fag Sin FrmcNen Cal Miinr W M "Wav- oftheerieef 1876. as follow, to wit:
unhold Orton's poiirso. Tim Dfmopr:itir! t ..'tto V 1: i x Cou.vrr Rrsciul Fcm
, ii.iumi. j. iiyuiasiur u. o.v.. is reueven iroin
papers are hostile or silent. duty at these Headouarters. and will nro-
rallahassec, Dec. 20. The State Canvass- ceed to, and take station at, Yuma City. A.
OFFICE OF COUNTY TREASURER )
l'iUKCOTT, Arizoni, Pec. 3i 187& )
I will pay, no presentation at mj ofOre. Conufr War
rant drawn uim the respective Futils nf Ymjaj tonsttT
ing Board arc ordered to rc-assemblc to can- T.
vass the vote for Governor, only. The elec
toral vote is not affected by it.
San Francisco, Dec. 20. The tumble in
mining stocks is unprecedented. There arc
many ruined men to-day. The decline may
be appreciated by the following: Best fc
Balcher, 41; Justice, 20; Ophir 21; Con.
Vn.,37; Cal., 44; Yellow Jacket, 14: Mexi
can, 17; Alpha, 10; Imperial 1.02; Sav
By command of Colonel Kautz:
Brevet Major General, U. S. A.
Appeal for military Assistance,
General Kautz' Answer.
Santa Rita, A. T., Dec. 6, 1S76.
To Gen. A. V. Kmitz, Prescott, A. T.:
Ihc undersigned, residents of Saute Rita,
Old Camp Crittenden, Barbacomori Senoita,
and the Trench Mine, beg leave to repre
sent that wc live near the Mexican line, and
Nos. 9 to 15 inrliiMre.
Fartial payment m No. 04.
The holilf rs of miiil Wnrraats are 1nbs mtifirtl tliaU
interest tlerrou rt-a.o from the dale hrretti iffixeH r ami
that if the Mime lie not JTenentetl within tea dars. tie funtlk
set apart fur their redemption will hit aplier.tbe psty
ment of warrant! next lu the onler in. whiri ttie r we"r
issuett. JOHN II. MARION.
Treasurer o! YaTapaiCunnt.
Proposals for Subsistence Stores..
iir..ti(jUAnTF.Ks DEi-Aimnrr or &3mx.
OFFICE CHIEF COJtMISSAKV I'F Sl'WMKN'CK.
PKESCOTT. A. T , lJrmker 1' 13TC.
SKAI.KD PROPOSALS, in triplirat. wiBly'ivl
nt thU o(ne until 12 o'clwk M., .atunlay. Inhtrmry 3d.
jo, lor iurm-niny all tlie jinenn, fl3r, Kau.-Lim
Mexlnnd Ilnminy mjuired ut the tlilCetvui ptt In lh
neinriinenl ol Anzona. (xc-pt lbirun Ht tamp Ai-actr)1
I ..... . . . . . . I nnii iJ.. ..n . .. t...t. 1 ... - . ' i ..
Governor Grover, of Oregon, passed Pru c.onswntiy m danger ot being robbed by jm
tlirmt.rli S.m Vrnnfimii fn.il-it- mi liio ivv JK'MCail OUtlaWS. eii.liiit: June 30th. ltj(d. or such Ie trme-n the- Oumcu.
p - ... , Mr.v "eoeral of Subsidence, mav dirrtt tTutil tlh uu
alllllrton TllC DcniOCraCV "aVC llim a luiuunig Vjiiicncb liuvu umnilimra time, separate pntpuwU for unum. ,ftMh-l.lr-.
i "..:.. & freouent denredations in tliis snction. anil vl at th-fflw c the A.C.S f .tU tk them
c... r:.. . r. o o i t i
.j.i.i ic oeuanJio Jjaani, , ,, , , different u are reclv.sl in .ine c.mr,c.t ikA
Grir7nii Tiiiirin .,, Snnntnr. "Ulsra in,m UIU Wimp iniicnucil, anil We The folioiTinr nmr.unts are arpr.ximaV. -SWewatrue
ivui. (iiiiii ii iniiiiui v i ir'u is iHTiiiaiinni iv i . ' -
. i j
located on the Upper San Pedro, or about J'0'1
the Huachuea Mountains, that said Indians Camp Apache,
will continue to commit depredations. ,.amp ",,wif-
111 view of these facts, we respectfully ask Camp iweii.
m iu .t'i3iui;i mi; iiuiiiui in i;m:iijii:ii
ing a military jiost, as above indicated.
Signed B. F. Camfbell
and 88 others.
Headquarters Deft ok Arizona,
Prescott, A. T., Dec. 2(5, 187G.
To B. F. Campbell aud others:
gentlemen : In rc)Iy to your petition
of the (ith instant, asking for the cstablish-
Baiiies. We love little babies, and love
everybody who does love little babies. Ne
man has music in his soul who does not
love little babies. Babies are born to be.
loved, especially girl babies when they grow
up. A baby is a spring day in winter, and
if it is healthy and good-natured, and you'r
sure it's yours, it is a bushel of sunshine, no
matter how cold the weather. A man can
not be a hopeless case so long as he loves
babies, one at a time. Wc love babies all
over, no matter how dirty they arc.
Babies were bora to be dirty.
We love babies because they arc babies,
and because their mothers were loveable
and lovely women. Our love for babies is
only bounded by tho number of babies in
the world. Wc alwavs look for babies; we
do, with anxiety and paternal affection ; we
do, indeed we do. We always have sor
rowful feelings for mothers that have no
babies and don't expect any.
Women alwavs look down-hearted who
have no babies, and men who have no
babies always "rumble and drink whiskv.
and stay out nights trying to get music in
their souls; but they can't come it Babies
are babies and nothing can take their place.
Pianos play out, and good living plays out,
unless there is a baby in the house. We
have tried it; wc know, and we say there's
nothing like a baby. Exchange.
Randall, Representatives Hewitt, Iunar
and Watterson left Washington on Saturday
last for Xew York, by invitation, to hold a
conference with Tilden.
California aspirants, on the Democratic
side, arc beginning to send in their applica
tions for appointments at the hands of Til
den, as they expect a clean sweep after the
A San Francisco dispatch of Saturday
last says, the small-pox is again on the in
crease, there arc .M new patients during
the week. Dinthcria continues alarminir
141 deaths during the Eix weeks ending
December 23d, or one-fourth of the entire ment of a military post on the head-waters
'death rate of the city. of the San Pedro, near the line of Snnnw.
The 22d was a Black Friday in the stock for the protection of the settlements in that
market. The slaughter was the most general vicinity against depredations by "Mexican
and disastrous that has occurred in a long outlaws and roaming Apaches," I have to
time. state that owimr to the limited nnnrnnri.i.
I i i - I
The Los Angeles Herald says seventeen tions by Congress for the present fiscal year.
car loads of Chinamen, making an aggrc- and existing laws prohibiting the exuendi-
gate ot 000, arrived on the overland tram ture of public funds except tor the objects
from San Francisco. They were desirrned for which annronriationa an mailo nlno
... . . " . 1 ' f"-"-"
ior uortv at the iront, but bclorc they had it out ot my power to comply with your re
got beyond Alamo street, with their faces quest at present
turned toward the desert, a panic struck Your petition will be forwarded to the
them and they deserted the train, flying Secretary of War, with a recommendation
over the hills like a drove of stampeded that Congress be solicited to appropriate a
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came, ii is naruiy possioie to assign a surhcient sum for the desired object
reason why the Chinese cannot be prevailed I have heretofore reported on the grow-
upun iu orK on mc desert, some say ing necessity of troops on the border.
tney arc dissatisfied with their wages; Under ordinary circumstances, it would
others, that they arc afraid of small-pox; be possible to place troops in camp at the
thus, numerous reasons are assigned, none point designated until money could be ob-
oi wnicn seem to meet tho case. One thing
is certain, John has an all powerful uncom
promising aversion to visiting the desert
he simply won't go.
lallahassec, Dec. 23. The Supreme
Court met at noon to-day. Counsel for the
Board withdrew the motion, made yesterday,
that he be allowed to answer: Tiie Court
made the writ peremptory, and ordered the
Board to rc-canvass the vote, on the 27th
instant, and file a report of their action on
that day, and took a recess until 4k p. m. to
make up its records.
San Diego, Dec. 28. A. fire occurcd here
about 5 o'clock last evening, in the fancy
notion and cigar store of C. Walfsheimer;
caused by ouo of the employes slipping
irom a step-ladder and dropping a lighted
lamp on the counter; loss, probable not
more than $200 or $300, insured. A
Xew York, Dec. 27. The Herapllicin
cinnati Commissioner telegraphjfnj a he
ha3 had a long, full and free cj "ion
Miiu u gunueman just irom jp
whither he went to take part imzhbui ,
i. r ,...,Ji? fsda
mum su iiiuuu suuitui oi laieiK ;
Southern men over to
the Tennessee, .North G
and Missippi Congressme:
be willing to lead a hrca
cratic ranks, and a consi
tained for the construction of a permanent
post, but the allowance for forage at pres
ent is so limited, that barely sufficient to
keep the public animals alive can be allow
Such scouting as it is possible to do with
the means at hand will be kept up, and as
soon as it is possible, more will be done.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Signed Acoust V. Kautz,
Colonel 8th Infantry, Brevet Major-Gcneral,
J. P. Martin, Asst. Adjutant General.
Shooting Again. William Montgomery,
who was discharged from Whipple Depot
by Superintendent Goff, got on a drunk, this
morning, and went to the depot, where he
fired at the Superintendent, but, fortunately
without effect. U. S. Commissioner Wilk
erson issued a warrant for his arrest, but U.
S. Marshal Standeter being absent, there was
no one to 6erve it, and he was taken in charge
by the military and lodged in the guard
house to await the Marshal's return.
Camp M.javc, 5.000
C.mip ThntnM. near
Old Camp Goodwin......
Fort Yuma. 10 000
HS0lV 11 000
tor information b tho amount .if fir Mini in,!
Hominy requ!- atteart.m N iuvitni to teu-'UiirtictioniiW
Ducn ticc to be given by the Pot Cotabierwt-t-i ;i
com-iciors, tlie amounts required. id feD--of ich.V!
iToposals may state th amount fur earfi 'pit; or a ep
arato propoful vrill be considered for tbtr Trb'e er ny
part ot any article for any p..st. in order thW ettler in
the vicinity may have nn opp-irtunity Colrin.surh
small amounts nt a iy article requirrd Rmitbey may
niise. Tha articles to Iw suppliel Hiulerriir rnDtrHc:
male in pursuance of this advertisement at the
duct of Arizona or the adjacent countrj-.
Sample or the Flour. Corn Meal. Beurjr tM Homiay.
to be furnished as early a practicable with ie- bidr!er'"
name and the contests plainly marked trureor-
I'rioi-s must be stated In U. S. Currency.
The rip;ht is reserved nt ncreptins or rejtcM arybM
as may be deemed best for the intereeC of- Uiited
Frofxisals must be accompanied by a prr rpnnstiv
snr-d l.v two responsible persons, that wit ji daj
utter notification of the award of the nontit; ooaaact
shall be enteral into. A pd and suffiriwttiiiif will 1
required fnun the party to whom any o vttjui rarded,
and alvi a iertificat from the Clerk ofrt e (LnrV Conrt.
or magistrate, that r ach bondtnnn i worth -Itlit mount.
iZaeh bid will be ucrnmpnnied by s errt- if his sdrrr
tisement. and Instructions to Hidden. Thi ntrc!stO
be subiect ti the approval of the DiviiiiVsul Derail
ment Commanders. ,
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.uiKtriu tun Houmioninent o: a M ilk ontnet tc
icrnuuHif jor inai post. .1
For detail d information, coptw if Tnstnnttos t&BidA
ders." advertisements, Ac . apply lo the JlDliry Hesd
quarters. Satitu Fe; Chief Curamlssarv of ISbsSsteace.f
!?an I ranclsno ; biet Commnsary of Sabsktite, Prts
cott. and any yost in Arizona.
Bidders are invited to be present at theoptafr IHC
Envelopes should be en4tsfl Vn
artrblesj and aildressed to the Chief CorirailsMf oSn
c i J'er"nmentol Arin ta. Frvseott. A.'., r W
iiitiiun IVSII II iatQllltl.ri.nili h.rtfWUU I
n ruf tn ,. r-. . . " ' I
decMt4 THOMAS AVTT.snv r 9 S.A.
Rev. Mr. Taplin will preach in the new
church, west of Granite Creek, at 11 a. sr. on
Sunday. Rev. A. Groves at the school
house in Williamson Valley; eamo hour, and
Rev. D. B. Wright in tho M. E. Church,
Marina street, morning and evening.
this office nt,l 13 o'dwlt 31.. Saturday, F.SuarrTSf
for furnisbinff Freh Beef and Mi.rto. mmuZiL
troops citizen emr.loyeesnndIdian nlSttai ,hatl
folio win? pots. abd at aay others Uiat sji..
establirhed in the lrrtmeni Tof Msm&T
Camn Apaeho. Camn lin.; n . , -
ell. Camp MrDow.n w-.-.'TSr-'nl-
rnear old Camp fJu-dwin. ) Ckmp Tjl 1
tort limn, and Tn n Ti.
in? July 1st, 0)71, atxl rdinc Jnn2milST CCm,nn!'
Bids will be receiTed t, Ivf6.
nish the effiow and their UmnfeiTSJ?!,?!
r0rrW,I,inirthe post, wjM? " "
Separate proposals forfnrnishWylj, ,
too. on lh block eron the hwt r7L. , ef d M,V
lMlMrfrT- a T- r-
sealkd piroittsAi ;
.1.! - . . ' . iliinur,
' "venisemeninacUeil to each, will I
also be referred bv the A fi nT01 " b7r
same time. Tfce prop..Ml rutlhS T.T,
he decided arm, nntli it, i.Mi-T Cm will
different post are idm-1a mt i . 1"5 Pe i
man, amo mil previon to Mac, l iii m a.-se jj
y or "" 'till i 1
settles. Sic, in the Tictniljr,
rciim upon antu ta '"J TnslnY !7
insr In the -rlcinlly of pci, sisZSL1
point the desire beine to J Jf
may be dtemed best fcrClr'W
Ir . 'ft Z:
eopief of instructions "s. rt 6J
to tbi. office: or to theR5Tb,
x i , . . . "wisaiijr
Envelopes should -.rjf
C 8. (name of perify
Mnuon" and addn:
post in the Hi 111 IIJ.
iff 'm i a-