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title: 'The Arizona sentinel. (Yuma, Ariz.) 1872-1911, December 07, 1872, Image 5',
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. SUPPLEMENT TO THE ARIZONA SENTINEL.
AJUZOBA CITY, YD MA COUNTY, A. T SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1372,
)i Slrijonn Iniiiiid
PUBLlSnJCD EVERY SATURDAY
By C. MI 3T II.
TERMS Invariably in Advance
One Year $5 CO
Six Months 3 CO
Singie Copies 25
One inch space, or less, one inser
tion, $2 50; each subsequent in
sertion, $1 25. Contracts by f lie
month, quarter or year at re
Legal Blanks, Briefs, Bill-heads,
Letter-heads, Circulars, Labels,
Cards, Programmes, etc., print
ed in every style, with neatness
ELFees for legal advertise
ments, in all eases, "must bo paid
EST Currency received at par
when payments are made in ad
vance. fiSfA.ll orders by irnil or ex
press must be addressed to
C. L. MINOR,
Editor and Proprietor.
E W BfiEWEB Y
The Best Beer in Town.
MAT ETTAS RECHEMACHErJ
the Brewer, has removed from his
old place, near the corner of Main
and Second streets,-to his lanre
NEW SALOON on Gila st reeUbot
of Second, where he will bo pieas-c-d
to see his old friends and cus
tomers. Tii is Saloon is the largest
and best ventilated in the city
The Beer is A No. 1, and the
Wines, Liquors and Cigars can not
bo surpassed. Se28 3m
f SOEGE MA R T I Ns
Wholesale and retail
13 R U G G I g t,
Main street, Arizona City.
ESL. Physicians' prescriptions
caretully compounded. mchlG
Gila street, Arizona City.
WM. HOLLAND Proprietor.
This is the only hotel in the city
and meals can bo had at all hours.
Single means, 50 cents. Comfort
able rooms for the accommodation
of travelcra'and others. tell
Wit and HitiMor of tlse ISIfcle.
"Shocking!" many a good old
saint will cry at the very thought
of it. "The Bible is a jest book?
What godless folly shall we have
up next?" No; the Bible is not a
jest book; but there is wit in it of
the first quality, and a good reason
why it should bo there. Take a
few specimens: Job, in his 30th
chapter, is telling how he scorned
the low-lived fellows who pretend
ed to look down upon him in his
adversity. They are fools; they
belong to the long-eared fraterni
ty. Anybody with less wit might
come out bluntly and call them
asses. But Job puts it more deft
ly (xxx, 7) : "Among the bushes
they brayed, under the nettles
they were gathered together." If
that is not wit there is no such
thing as wit. And yet the com
mon tors don't see it or won't see
it. They are perfectly wooden
when th.-y come to any such gleam
of h umor. Take aucth or instance
Elijah's ridicule of the prophets
of Baal. They are clamoring to
their god to help them out of a
very awkward predicatment. And
while they are at it, the prophet
shows them up in a way that must
have made the people roar with
laughter. The stiff, antcquated
style of our English Bible tames
down his sallies.' Take them in
modern phrase. These quack
prophets have worked themselves
into a perfect depuration, and are
capering1 about on the alter as if
they had the St Vitus dance. The
scene (1 Kings xviii, 2G, 27) wakes
up all Elijah's sense of the ridicu
lous. "Shoat louder! He is a
god, you know. Make him hear!
Perhaps he is chatting with scme
bopy, or he isoffonahunt, or gone
traveling. Or may be he is taking
a nap. bneul away! Wake him
up." Imagine the priests going
through with their antics on tho
alter, while Elijah bombards them
in this style at his leisure. If Mr.
Beecher ever said anything that
convulse his audience more thor
oughly than the prophet must
have done tho Jews around him,
I should like to hear it. Paul
sluuvs a. dry humor more than
once, as in 2 Cor. xii, 12
haven't you fared as well as the
other churches? Ah! thero is
one grievance that you haven't
had me to support me. Pray do not
lay it up against me!" These in
stances might be multiplied from
the Old and Now Testaments both.
What do they show? That, the
Bible is, on the whole, a humor
ous book? Far from it. That re
ligion is a humorous subject that
we are to throw all the wit we can
into the treatment of it? No. But
they show that the sense of tho
hidicrous is put into a man by his
Maker; that it has its uses; that
we are not to be, ashamed of it, or
to roll up our eyes in holy horror
cf it. Independent.
P . H A II G R A-V E ,
kltovisey sJ Law,
r L A R E N C E
jr.i lomey sit
ARIZONA CITY, YDiiA CO., A. T.
Will practice in ail the Courts
of the Territory and of the State
of California. mchlG
San Diego, ArizcnaCily and Tucson
U. 8..2IAIY.I lifeyakg MSB.
Trl-Weekly Lino of ibur-horso
coaches running, between San Di
ego and Tuseon.
BST'XIME VIVE DAYS.tBOt
Leaves San Diego every Sun
day, Tuesday and Thursday eve
nings, connecting with the Me
siila stage for Ralston.
Fare to Arizona Cilv, $40; to
Tuseon, $90; to Ralston, $125, gold
Office, corner Fourth and Dsts.,
JOHN CAPRON, Prop'r.
0. P. 51'OAETY,
A. t toraey t Ir&vr
Will practice in all tho Courts of
the Territory. men 28
f W. C. HOWELL,
- Attorney at Law,
Will attend to legal business in
all tho Courts of tho Tcrritory.and
Supreme Cwurtof the U. S. 71 f
j s iiTMirE"AvTs
ARIZONA CITY, A. T.
A ItlZONA CITY
Main street. t2Zsz
J. M. REDONDO & BRO.,
Keep a fresh supply of Beef.VoaU
Mutton, Pork, etc., and GAME in
its season. Also,
May and &aai,
at reasonable prfao mohlS
fi L. JONES beg leave to an
.f' nnnnce to his friends and
former patrons that he has again
resumed business. Ills Saloon is
always pupniiod with, the best. -of
wines, liquors and cigars.
Mr, .Tones also wishes to mfoim
the. public that he has brill tho
Corral, where hay rud grain of
iirst quality is kept on- hand for
the accommodation of teamsters
jiy27 2m c. L. JONES.
IT Y B A K E R Y ,
P. B R ABLE Y, Proprie tor.
fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes
EVER D A Y ,
Bails and "Wedding1 parties sup
plied with cakesand confectionery
at .short notice
JOE CHING Proprietor.
Board per month $80 00
Board per week
In Pi'ivrJe lloom :
Hoard per month
Board per week
. 0 00.
The table isai ways supplied with
tho best the market affords. Meals
can be had at ali hours. Evorv.
"Why , thing firsl-claaA selif
I3APJD GROWTH and SOLID
Jib Improvement are the attrac
tions of Hortou's Addition.
In this most desirable part of
the Citv. Lots 50x100 feet arn soll-
ing from $125 to $1,200, and Block3
20lx"00 feet from $300 upwards.
Th.e last named afford finest situa
tions for suburban residences. Ail
of which can be bought with
Greenbacks. A. E. IIORTON,
n24 -.m1 Room 24, 3 lortoii House.
J NAVIGATION s-Z-l&k
COMPANY'S S. S.
"Newborn" leaves San Francisco
for the Mouth of, the Colorado
River about the loth of each
month, connecting with rive?
steamers for points along the river.
Freight delivered at Yuma in 12
days from San Francisco. Supe
rior passoncror accommodations.
Agencies of the company at C10
Front sr., San Francisco, Cal., Yu
ma and Ehrcnberg, A. T.
I. POliIIAMl'S, .7n..
5yl Gen! Sup't.