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faturday, August IT, 1873J
We are hereby authorized
announce the name ot iiLLni
MERRILL as a candidate for th
office of Sheriff of Yuma Conutj
at the approaching November
I hereby announce myself as
candidate for the office of SHER
IFF of the County of Yuma, at tie
approaching November election
H. E. LINDSEY.
Examination of Wm. Bam,
Last Wednesday morning W:
Sam, the Chinaman who shot an
killed Charles Leroy,rwa8 exam
t -3 t.2r -r if' n r. ' w" -i ;
Messrs. Rowell and McCarthy a
peared for the prisoner, and Cliir
enceGray, Esq., District Attor
ney, for prosecution. The xam-
inatibn of witnesses lasted two
days, and the decision of the
Court, rendered yesterday morn
ing, was that the prisoner be held
to answer to the charge of man
slaughter before the Grand Jvry.
Messrs. Rowell and McCarthy la
bored hard for their client,' but in
vain, The case will be brought
up at the coming November term
of the District Court if the'Grdnd
Jury finds a; bill against thepris
Died. Charles Leroy, whe was
shot by WmvSam, a Chinaman
st oaiuraay, aiea irom. ills
wounds on Wednesday. ' Mr. Le
roy was a native of New Yort,
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auu uuoui jo years 01 age. Le
leaves a wife and fonr children.
Allkinds of merchandise at H
Er Baker. r v
Judge Porter. We see by the
passenger list of the steamer Ori
flamme that Judge DeForest Por
ter arrived in San Diego last
Wednesday. We may look for
him by to-day's stage.
PiiEASE Excuse. Our San Die
go friends will please excuse us for
not publishing their advertise
ments tn to-day's issue. We will
attend to them in our next.
Paymaster Morrow arrived here
his morning on the Cocopah, via
By the arrival of the steamboat
Cocopah, from the steamer New
bern at the mouth of the river,
our town is honored (?) with the-
presence of five of the Indian
delegation who recently were tak
eng to Washington by Gen. How
ard to .see the Great Father-
Three of the Chiefs returned to
Camp Apache by way of New
Mexico. The names of these
celebrities are "Louis Moraga.
Pima brave; "Antonio Azul," son
of Pima Chief and heir apparent
to the chieftancy; "Jose Baka
tay," Apache Mohave brave;
"Charley Aratagua," Apache-Yuma
"Ascencion Riga," Papago
Chief. In conversation with Louis
Moraga, who speaks and writes
the English language, we learn
that these .braves are well satis
fied with their visit, bat not so
with the conduct of Gen. Howard.5
Upon inquiring of the reason why
they did not like Gen. Howard,
and if he had not taken them to
religious meetings, !?e replied:
"Oh, yes; Gen. Howard take us
all to Church every Sunday. But
when we were asked to speak to
the cengregation, and we at
tempted to tell the truth in rela
tion to the Apache character, and
their outrageous conduct to us and
the white race, Gen. Howard got
angry and would not allow as to
say anything detrimental to that
murdereus tribe. He made us
Pima and Papago Indians, and
the: whites, who are poor and
peaceful, who work hard for two
or three years to raise a cow or
posy, appear as devils before the
people there, simply because we
defended our property. The Apa
ches, who subsist by robbing and
murdering us, he represented, as
They return with trunks and
valises well filled with clothes and
blankets, and each hasxa medal,
made of solid silver, presonted to.
them by President. Grant. On one
side is inscribed: "United States
of America. Liberty, Justice and
Equality;. , .Let us have peace.""
In the centre of this - is a profile
portrait of U. 8. Grant. On there
verse side are the words: "On
earth peace; good "will toward
men," with the seal of the De
partment of the Interior.
They like Washington very
much, but still they prefer the
mountains of Arizona for their
onions at II. E.
The San Diego Union comesy
out in an article about a Mexican
Custom House at the mouth of the
river. Want of space prevents
our commenting upon' it exept
to state that 'the Union has swal
lowed an unusually "big whop
per." There is to be no Custom
Houtte there, and if there were, no
duties could be exacted upon goods
eng route for this p!ace,for by treaty
stipulation, American vessels
have righof free navigation upon
the waters of the Colorado river
and the Gulf of California within
' Heavy 'B ain, From a, private
letter received here by Wm. B.
Hooper A Co., we 'learn that the
rain of the 8th inst., which ex
tended tb this place, and the dam
aging effect of which we felt in
our office, came pouring down
upen Gila Bend like a huge water
spout. Mr. - Hunter lost about
8,500 pounds of barley which was
washed out of his wagon, and Mr.
Taylor, in charge of C. W. C.
Roweli's train, lost two mules by
drowning before they could be
extrieated. The water in some
place was eight feet deep.
White heans at H. E. Bakor.
The steamer Newbern arrived
at Port Isabel on the 13th4 at 7
o'clock a. m., with full cargo, .
The. Cocopah arrived here this
morning with 200 troops and ten
-The Mohave is due nere on
Monday with first of freight from
Thanks.. -Our thanks are due
to T. LNesmith, Esq., President
of the San,Diego Bank, for a mess
of luscious peaches grown in his
orchard. . We visited that gentle
man's garden while in San Diego,
and to sae '-the thriftiness of his
fruit tree and flower plan ts, was
indeed a treat to us.
Hon. H. JBendell was to arrive
in San Diego on last Wednesday's
steamer, and may be expected
here by stage to-night.
Another Waterloo veteran is
dead in the person of James Ar-'
mour, whe expired the other day
at Linlithgar, Scotland, aged 84
years. He joined the British army
in 3805, and was a member of the
Rr yal Scot h Greys, a cavalry rigi-
Team Departures. Wm. B.
Hooper & Co., during the pres
ent week, shipped goods to Tuc
son by thejfjllowing trains:
Jose Salasar, 15,000 pounds citi
zen freight; Francisco Noriega,
8,000; Hipolito Murietta, 5,000;
Fields & Bowley, 20,000; Plutarco
FEa80NAiJ! Sheriff Tyng, in
company 'with Chas. Thompson,
of Santa Barbara, Cal., left for
Tucson by Thursday's stage.
The following named Persona
.are hereby notified that their as-
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sessmeuis nave ueen ruiseu. inn
amounts set opposite their res
pective names, by the 'Board of
Equalization of the County of Yu
ma, A. T., at the regular July
1 George Angel, on improve
ments, $150. - k
2 Jacob Fisher, on drays, $50.
3 Charles Gross, on cattle, $500.
4 W. W. Jones, on mules,$600;
on wagons, $400.
5 FrariciscoNoriega, on wagons,
$100; on mules, $250.
6 D. C. Robinson, on house and
lot at depot, $300
7 Estate ofWYB. Roods, de
8 George A. Johnson, on mort
gage not canceled," $2,000.
9 Hall Hanlon, on mortgage,
10 Manuel Ravenaoh mort
11 John Palmer, on mortgage,
12 Milton Ward,, on mortgage,
13 Wm. Maize, on mortgage,
14 J. W. Dorrington, on mort
15 James M. Barney, on mort
16 James M. Barney, $671.13.
By order of the Board, e
JAS. S. SPANN,
jly20 Clerk of Board
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Will eew erKyfUsg smWIb s fcxHy, trm
IT DOES XORE WjSftKf -
MOKE KINDS F WOHK,
Than, any- othf machine.
If there is a Florence SewingMa
ehine "within one thousand wiles of
San Francisco not working Mellnd
giving entire satisfaction, if l am in
formed of it, it will be attended "to
without expense of any kind to tae
SAMUEL BILL, Agent,
19 New Montgomery Street,
Grand Hotel Building-, Sin Francisco.
8ed for Circular mnd HtmpUe of
the work. AtHvo Agontt teanted
J. M. REDOTfnO RT?.n
Keep a fresh supply of Beef, Veal,
Mutton, Pork, etc., and GAME in
its season. Also.
Har and Grain.
at reasonable prices rachlS