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's Sfkly Journal, devoted to the
,0tUeT5s of Arizona Territory.
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Tucson, A. T., Saturday, Junfe 5, 1869.
Otice is hereby given tliatfrom
and after the FIRST DAY of MAY. 1S69, I
have ceased to bo a member of the Firm Of
HINTON HOOPER & Co.
Arizona City, A. T-., May 1, 1869. 3mjfinl5
ItaPLlrrr J. EMcCatffkv
IKXHTT & McCaffrey
TOR2fEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW
COED W. W. WILCTAMS
CORD & WIXlilAMS.
just brought 'on from New York
CHpJXJE STOCK OF MERCHANDISE,
the same very cheap tor cash.
'at our goods andprices.
G. II. OBRY,
rney and Counselor at Lav- -
ce in Lourt-house l$uilding.
TUCSON, A. .. -;67
is TV Hhoiundcrfigncd having leased the abovo Sa
1 loonMiyprcpared to furnish his friends and
aa f AophbJKapvith a general assortment of Wines,
I'JUNEUIt SSHJTtJBIER SHOP.
EOME P. FOSTER,
sWtHSOLD STAND on Main Street.
TUCSON, A. T.
ready to supply all customers in
Ihno With as good beef and at as
, rate's as tan be done elsewhere
Jan. 1st I860.
to ilWMWjiJK JbHAiiWJBJfciY,
rt. 'Bp TUCSON. A. T.
g'LAGgmSEER. ALE and PORTER
"H- "9B ullMil"i'y on nana.
-:iWmm A. LEVIN & J. ROLDTRRR
TptHEmntfersigned would Tespectfully announce
. jX, thamhey have just opened a new stock of goods
ORYOgpS, GROCERIES, HARDWARE, JSc.
Mjfprapared to sell on the "live ind ict live"
' '.glaij&so announce to those persons desirous
Mtttjggpon the Lower San Pedro, that they are
?5,PBS,t2Ilof a larKe Asequie and wilt allow water
w;oo'UUealtrom it by actual settlers froe of charge
.& SIL ISRAEL & COX
:i3Ff, Agffil! rant T., Oct: 2d 1868. Hi
PEARL gT. TUCSON. A. T.
ry82?5?are made and repaired at this establish
rv,T:KSK-"J"''"(, iu luo xiu.cKsniiia line aoce
rwilBiP ro.D t n e s s and iHsti-itch
aI i JiTCHEIi Proprietors.
Jan. 1st, '69
TUCSOV A T
L ..Pcostontly on hand'a large supply o J Secretary
H ffr. FRANCIS HINTON having retired from
Y the Firm of niNTON, HOOPER & Co., the
business will be continued bv the undersignod un
der the firm name of HOOPER WHITING & Co
All outstanding accounts and all claims against
tho ola firm will bo settled by tho undersignea.
Wm. B. HOOPER
A. H. WHITING
Arizona City A. T., Jas. M. BARNEY
May 1, 1869. J Jso. S. CARR
PASSED AT THE
FIRST SESSION OF THE
AN ACT to carry into effect tho convention of
July four, eighteen hundred and "sTxty-eii'ht ho
twe-n the United States and Mexico, for tho ad
justment of claims.
Be it enacted- by the Senate and House o
Representatives of the United States of Amer
ica in Congress assembled. That the President
shall nominate and, by and with theadviceand
consent of the Senate, appoint a commissioner
on the part of the United States, to hear and
decide, conjointly with the commissioner to
be appointed on the part of the republic of
Mexico, the claims tomprehended in the pro
visions of the convention of July fourth, eigh
teen huudred and sixty-eiht, between the
Unite'd States and Mexico.
Seo. 2 And be itfurther enacted, That the
compensation of tho commissioner shall be at
such rate, not exceeding four thousand five
hundred dollars a year in the currency of the
United States, as lfiay be determined by agree
ment between the 'executive departments ol
this government and of Mexico. The compen
sation of the secretary to bt appointed on part
of the United States, under the provisions of
the convention shall be -at such rate, not ex
ceeding twenty-five hundred dollars a year in
the enrrency of the United State3, as shall be
determined in the manner aforesaid
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the
President be, and hereby is, authorized to sip-
point a suit able person as agent on behalf of
the United States to attend the commissioners,
to present and support claims on behalf of this
government, to answer claims made upon it,
and to represent it generally inall mattef3 Con
nected with the investigation and decision
hereof; the compensation of such agent, not
to exceed four thousand dollars, shall he de
termined and allowed by the President ; and
the President is hereby authorized to make
such provisions for the contingent expenses
of the commission and for the advances contem
plated by the sixth article of the convention
as to him shall appear reasonable and proper.
The salaries, expenses, advanses, and the 'com
pensation to be paid to the umpire, when'de
terrcined, shall be paid ont of any moneys in
the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Sec. 4. And be itfurtMr enacted, That the
commissioner on the part of the United Sta'tes,
in cdnjunction with the Commissioner on the
part 'of Mexico, is hereby authorized to make all
needful "rules and regulations for conducting the
business of the commission; such rules and
regulations not contravening the Constitution
of the United States, and provisions of thU act,
or the convention.
Sec. 5. And be Uflirthcr enacted, That the
of State is hereby authorized and re
transmit to the commissioner on the
ords relating to the commission as hemay deem
proper, or as may btf'-vjled for by the commis
sioners; and at thefyerruination of the com-,
mission all the records, documents, and other
papers which have been brought before the
commissioners, or w,hichmay be in possessionof
theirsecretaries, shall be deposited in the De
partment of State Provided, That this section
shall not be so construed as to preventthecora-
misdoner on the part of Mexico from deposit
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ing in me department cerunea copies or
duplicates of papers produced on behalf of his
government instead of originals.
Sec. 6. And be U further enacted, That
upon suggestion by either party that a witness
whose testimony is deemed important refuses or
is unwilling to testify, it shall be competent for
the board of commissioners to issue a commis
sion to some suitable oerson to take the testi
mony of such witness, who, if in the United
States, may be compalled to appear and testify
before such commissioners in the same manner
as is now provided by law in the case of com
missions issued Irom the courts of the United
Approved, April 7, 186'9.
to place the name of Brevet Major General S.
P, Heintzelman on the retired list of the army,
with the full rank of the command held by him
when wouded, in accordance with sections six
teen and seventeen of the act of August, eigh
teen hundred and sixty-one, and section thirty
two of the act of July twenty-eight, eighteen
hundred and sixty-six-Approved,
April 10, 1869.
AN ACT to confinno in force an act entitled
"An act t6 extend tho charter of Washington
city, and so lortfi.
Be it endcled by trie Senate and House of
Representativesof 'theUnited States of America
in Congress assembled, That the first and
sixth sections 'of the act entitled "An act to
extend the charter of Washington city, also to
regulate the selection of officers, and for other
purposes," of the tlb enty sixth twenty -eigth
of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, be
and the same are hereby, continued in force
for the period of one year and until Congress
shall otherwise determine; and that all the
other sections of said act are hereby repealed
Approved, April 7, 1869."
AN ACT relating to freedmen's hospitals.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of Amer
ica in Congress assembled, That the Commis
sioner of the burean ot Refugees and Freedmen
is authorized and directed to continue the
freedmen's hospitals at Richmond, Virginia-
Vicksburg, Mississippi; and in the Dutriet of
Columbia, including the asylum for aged and
infirm freedmen and for oruhan children-.
Provided, that the expense thereof shall be
paid by the Commissioner out of moneys here
tofore appropriated for the use of the bureau :
And provided foktueii, that said hospitals
shall be discontinued as soon as toay be prac
ticable in the discretion of the President of the
Approved, April 7, 1869.
JOINT RESOLUTION anthorizing the transfer
of certa'n appropriations heretofore made.
Be it resolved by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of Ameri
ca in Congress assembled, That the Secretary
of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorize
ed and directed to cause the sum of seventy
eight 'thousand dollars to be transferred from
the appropriation "for paper for the public
printing," contained in the act entitled "An
act 'making appropriations for the legislative,
executive, and judicial expenses of the govern
ment for the year ending June thirtieth, eigh
teen hundred and sixty-nine," approved on the
wenfieth of July, eighteen hundred and sixty
ight, in aid of the appropriations contained in
the same act for the following purposes, and in
the 'following proportions, to wit:
For contingent expenses of the office of'Con-
gres3ional Printer, three thousand dollars
For the public printing, seventy.-five thousand
Approved, ApriUO, 1869,
A RESOLUTION extending the timo for tho com
pletion of tho Portago Lako and Lake Superiur
ship canal -
Resolved by the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of the United States ojf America in
Congress assembled, That the time for the com
pletion of the Portage Lake and Lake Superior
ship ranal be, and the ameis hereby, extend
ed to the third day of March, eighteen hundred
Approved April, 10, 1S69.
A RESOLUTION for tho protection of soldiers
and their heirs.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United Stales of America in
Cougress assembled, That the accounting offi
cers of ihe treasury and pay department who
are charged with the settlement and payment
of bounties due to soldiers or their heirs be,
and they are hereby, directed to pay or cause
to be paid the sums found due to the said soN
diers or their heirs in person, or by transmit-"
ting the amount to them direct in a draft or
drafts, payable to his, her, or their order, or
through the Freedmen's Bureau, orState a.
appointed specially for that purpose, or
ernors of national asylum.?, or pension a
of the district wherehe, she, or they may reside
and not to any claim agent or upon any power,
of attorney, transfer, or assignment whatever.
Sec. 2. And be it further resolved, That
any officer or clerk of any of the executive
departments oflthe government who shall be
lawfully detailed to investigate frauds, or
attempts to defraud, on the government, or
any irregularity or misconduct of any officer or
agent of the United States, shall have power to
administer oaths to affidavits taken in the course
of any such investigation.
Sec. 3. And be it further resolved, That the
fees allowed by law to attorneys or agents
shall be reserved by tho pay department or
said pension agent and paid to said agent or
attorney when any such fees are due for services
and not otherwise.
Approved, April 18, 1869.
JOINT RESOLUTION concorning vacancies in
tho Adjutant General s department.
Beit resolved by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of Amern'
ica in Congress assembled, That the vacancies
existing in the Adjutant General's department
at the time of the passage of the act approved
Marcih third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine
"making appropriations for tho support of tho
army tor tne year enmng June tmrtietn
eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other
purposes," be, and the same are hereby, ex
empted from the operation of said act.
Approved, April 10, 1869.
Consress assembled. That the President of the
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impart o the united states such papers and rec- Uuited States be, -and he is hereby, authorized I
RESOLUTION respecting tho retirement of
Brevet Major General S. P, Heintzelman.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of tho United Stntes of America in
A RESOLUTION in relation to tho Burlingtom
ind Missouri River railroad branch of the Union
Resolved by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States- of America
in Congress assembled, That the act of Con
gress, approved July June two, eighteen
undred and sixty-four, granting certain lands
to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad
Company, to aid in extending its road through
the then Territory of Nebraska, to connect with
the Union Pacific railroad, shall be eo con
structed as to anthorize said Burlmjrton and
Missouri River Railroad Company to assignand'
convey to a railroad company, to be organized
under the laws of the State of Nebraska, fill
the rights, .powers, and privileges granted and
conferred by i-aid act and subject to all tho
Conditions -and requirements therein containeS.
Approved, April 10, 1869,