C. L .MINOR,;Editor ? Proprietor.
Saturday August 10, ISV-I.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.
.1 V I.Y TKJIM.
July let. JDist. Atty. handed in
delinquent Tax Listof71. com
pared -and examined and ordered
July 2d. Bill of Win. B.Hooper
A Co. for Toll tux blanks, $15 al
lowed. Bill of Sherriff, filed March 20tli
Bills No: 1 and 2 of J. AY. SUl
Deputy Sheriff rejected, $30.50 ufl
Bill No. 3, allowed.
Bill of O. FTowmsend Constat
ble fees $40, allowed.
Bala of A. A, Mix for Justices
fees $24, for rent Pub. Admimin
istrator'3 0tBee$33.83, allowed,
Bill of D. Neahr for stationery
furnished Pub. Administrator anl
District Attorney $38.03, allowed
July fi. Bill of C. L. Minor fori
printing $4, allowed.
Claims of John Thompson for
Lest His Grip on Joaquin Killer.
witness fees-last term of the Dish
Court laid over.
Bill of Schneider, Grierson & Go.
for books furnished Recorder' of
Bill of Dr. a Arnaba for medi
cal services County jail, 20 al
lowed. Bills of C. H. Brin Icy for inter
preters service, allowed.
Bill of Jesus Redondo rent of
Court House and jail tonly 1st
$800, allowed. ,
Bill of Chas. Baker for water
$30, allowed. y '
Bill of C. L. Minor for publish
ing pub. administrators report re
jected as not being; county indebt
xiess. Bill of O. L. Minor for printing
County Recorder's salary for 2d j
.quarter $100, allowed. . j
Bill of County Recorder for rent
" Bill of County Recorder mov
ing offic $22 22, allowed.
Bill of County Recorder record
ing county officers' bonds during
1871 and 1872, $10. allowed.
Bill of B. D. Jones for ren-t of
Recorder's office, $6.66, allowed.
Bill of Fitzgerald fc Kenyou for
stationery $15.63, allowed.
Bill of Wm. Sam board of .pris
oners $336 allowed.
Salary of T. J. Bid well Probate
Judge 2d quarter $75, allowed.
Bill of C. Gray for office rent for
Dlst. AUy. $33.33 and for salary
and fees 2d Quarter $107.50, allow
ed Bill of Wm. B. Hooper A Co. "for
stationery furnished Sheriff $3i).25
and for stationery and furniture
furnished Probate Judge $118.25,
Rin nf R. R TCellev fees as Jus-1 epairi
, and wa;
tico of th Peace $18, auowea. the T,
Bill of J. W. Dorrington Dist or c!
Clerk ftrffle rent $83.88, allow-
The editor of the Corinne Re
porter, who has indulged himself
in an sorts oi romantic fancies
about the "Poet of the Sierras,"
had them all rudely scattered to
the winds the other day by a sight
of the poet as he passed through
that place, and thus dsicusses
about this "rude awakening:"
"This genius, and scion of the
melancholy muse, was a passen
ger on the express going east from
here this morning. A glimpse at
Joaquin, accoutered in tangled,
unkempt hair, and habiliments of
feudal cut, to say nothing of his
general get-up, upset many ro
mantic uolions which we have eng
joyed concerning him and his disr
jointed glory. How much mortal
ugliness could be found to flux
with the sweetness of poetry,
'puzzles the will, and makes us
.wish that we had escaped tho,ex
cruciating agoay of looking upon
tha self-rising rhyraster. That
one spectacle knocked the wind
out of all our exaggerated opinions
of the form, shape and features of
Mr. Miller j and, just as when we
first visited a- menagerie, to find
the elephant smaller than sixteen
churches piled .up in a heap, so.
was it to-day, that a thousand
dreamy hallucinations were scat
tered to the four winds of heaven,
by a single peep at the 'bard of the
sigh-ears.' We hope neve r to look
upon him or his like again. Good
bye Jo&quin. Go East and ride
your Pegasus through the corn-,
fields. From and after this date
we'll write-our own -poetry.
MTJ'NJTHD. STATES; XATL.
Post Okkick Depajit.m ext, i
Washington, June 22, 1872,. j
Proposals will be received otthe
Contract Office of this Department
until 3 o'clock p. ni. ol Oclubei 1,
1S72 (to be decided by the 3d), for
carrying the mails of the United
States from November 15, 1872, to
June 30, 1874, on the following
route in the Territory of Arizona:
No. 17,238 From Hardy ville, by
Mineral Park, to Prescott, 20u
miles and back, once a week.
Bidders will propose a schedule
of departures and arrivals.
By an act of Congress approved
June 8th, 1872, it is made a penal
offense for a person whose bid has
heen accepted to wrongfully re
fuse to enter into contract and
perform service, subjecting the
offender, on conviction, to a line
of $.",000, anil imprisonment of
It also requires that each bid
shall have affixed to it the oath of
the bidder that he has pecuniary
ability to" fulfill his obligations:
that he bids in' good faith, and
with intention to enter into con
tract and perforin service; that
the siguature of his guarantor?
lare genuine, and that he believes
Ithem pecuniarily responsible and
I able to make good all damages in
case of failure of the bidder.
By the same law, postmasters
Iwho shall affix their signature to
tho sufficiency oi guarantors ion
bids) or sureties (on contracts) be-
Ifore the guaranty or contract is
signed by the guarantors or sure
ties, shall be dismissed from office,
md shall be deemed guilty of a
Imisdemeam r, and on conviction
)e fined one thousand dollars, or
I be imprisoned twelve months, or
be punished by both.
The law also requires that bids
I of $5,000, and. upwards, shall be
accompanied by a certified check
lor draft on some solvent National
iBank, equal to five per cent, of
amount of the bid
For forms of proposaLguarautee,
laud eertiftcate.and also for instruc
tions as to the conditions to be em
braced in the contract, etc., see ad
vertisement Qf September 30,1861,
and January 2, 1872, inviting pro
posals foi mail service in Arizona,
etc., to be found at the principal
j post office?.
Bids should be sent in sealed
envelopes, superscribed "Mail
proposals, Territory of 'Arizona,"
and addressed to the Second As
sistant Postmaster General.
JNO. A. J. ORES WELL.
lyl3 Postmaster General.
T L Y O
Watch and CM
First st. .adjoin"
JQKysS beg leave to an-
nouBce to his friends ana,
former patr8 that he hasagai
resumed business. Tfie aiotH
heretofore occupied by,T. O'Hara
is now kept by the -undersigned,
where the best f wines and li
qnors and cigars are always kept.
Mr. Jones also wishes to inform
the public that he has still tk
Corral, where bay 'and graia of
nrst quality is .eyi " cwm ui
R'DEU OF THE BOARD OF
Rp27 9m C.
Ordered, That in future nobiiis
or claims for stationery, or any
other articles.purehased by county
officers will be recognized or au
dited as county indebtedness, un
less such purchase or purchases
i are made by written crcltsr of th6
Chairman of the Board oi super
visors, or by order of' the Board
when in session.
Arizoua City,- County of Yuma,
A. TM July :94b, 1872.
JAS. S. SPANS,
jlylB m Clerk of Board.
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