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THE WEEKLY ARIZ 0 NAN
OCTOBER 30 18G9.
A 11ISTAKS DISCOVERED.
Ever since the occupation of Arizona by
Amaricans, from which treat dates our first
real knowledge of the Territory, its inhabitants
hare labored under a terrible mistake regard -
ine tb9 mannor in which they considered them
stives obliged to procure timber for building
purpose?. Almost ail the timber thus far em
ployed in building up the town of Tucson has
beau imported from New Mexico, and set down
here, at what.costwekaownot, but sold to con
sumes at the rate of twenty cents per foot
And still this order of things continues. A
few .feebla efforts were made at different
times to procure timber from our Territory, the
most sscceriful bing those made in the Santa
Itita mountains, underthe auspices of officers of
tho California volunteers, in 1865. The work
was, however, at no time pursued with sufficient
zeal to give it the character of an enterprise
and until very recently appe ared as. if it were
about to be altogether abandoned. But now,
at length, the tolly of hauling lumber from
New Mexico, and the still greater folly of nur
chasing tht same at rates so exhorbitnnt are
inlly appreciated, and determined efforts are
being made to discover whether the timbered
country of Southern Arizona may not be suc
cessfully speculated in, under proper manage
ment. This effort is being made by the busy,
stirring and decidedly enterprising Frenchman
A. Lazard, who has opened a road into the
timbered aountry and erected a saw-mill right
in the heart of Apachedom and among the
Santa Rita pines.
This project deserves to ba a successful one.
Nothing hitherto attempted or accomplished
here can heap so many benefits upon the peo
ple of this section as an abundance of lumber
which may be cheaply or reasonably procured.
We are sorry, however, that the ambitious
'Frcnchy," before throwing his euergy and
capital into the Santa Rita range, did not first
tiske a trip to the mountain! which lie imme
diately north from here. That they contain an
inexhaustible supply of timber we. can assure
very one, from the fact during our recett tour
among these hills we traveled through a forest
of pine timber covering au extent of more than
o::e hundred square miles, where the trees will
average a height of more than ona hundred
f.:i t. The only objection offered to the project
t.f obtaining timber from this soaiee. is that a
: W to the timbered country cannot- be opened.
Tiie distance from Tucson is only 25 miles, and
hetice it wili be sesn that so far as distance is
co:icernd its advantages over the Santa Rita,
which is distant about 60 miles, will not admit
ot a question, The opening of a road to this
timber, it is only fair to suppose, will beattend
cd with much difficulty, but it is preposterous
iv contend that it is an impossibility. It has
never ocen attempted for the reason that
nothing dtfinito was known regarding these
mountains or what they mirhi contain. Now.
i" h'reachy's Santa Rita project should, lite
i:a numerous progenitors, prove abortive, we
will expect to see him make an' effort in this
oilier direction. Let whoever would under
take to open up the timber resources of thsse
mi;5i,tains proceed first to Putblo Vifjo, about
ei0't!t miles bayond the Point of Mountain, on
the Camp Grant road ; and if at this point an
ascent cannot bo effected to the timbered land
at the head of Canada del Oro, then it may bo
semewbat difficult to find a point which will
prore practicable ; but wc feel almost safe in
aworting that persistent efforts here will meet
with the most complete success. It is worth
trying; whoever will be so fortunate as to dis-
corar a rout which will Up the fortsts'of
these mountaias will have struck the richest
mine yet discovered in Arizona.
The Indian loose Again.
On Wedncsday-wfegave an account of fresh
aeproaations bv Indians in Arizona, un the
same day advices received by the Indian De
partment from Fort Stanton, in iNew Mexico,
represented that the Mesculero Apache Indians
are still on lhn w.irnath. JVT Y. Herald.
Will somebody please to inform U3 when it
was mat the Indian of Arizona was otherwise
than ' loose ' ? In wnat year since Arizona be
came a Territory of the United States did a
single month elapse in which some person, ei
ther in Arizona, Nei?Mexico, or Sonora, where
tnc Apaches are most abundant, wa3 not mur
dered or robbed? It is hardly possible that
the Herald, which is always the first to dis-
covor and proclaim facts, can tupposa that tho
Indian, known as the Apache, wat ever in a
state df bondazoor'ssubmiesion. If it be in
error on this point It is doubtless through the
misrepresentations of such tools as Vincent
Csyler who, we are sorry to sav, left tho Ter
ritories with his scalp whole and entire ; but
way t because ho did cire tha carafes an op
portunity to dispute his claim. Yet, like a true
hypocrite, wishing to make the world beliove
that he has really "been and gone and dane it,"
"ha takes up the side of the story which he ha3
reason to think will give most satisfaction to
the "Friends," and actually bubbles with en
thusiasm, not because he is conscious of hav
ing accomplished anything great or good, but
bscaaae he has discovered that his subtle du
plicity will, in all probability, work outhia own
aggrandizement more successfully than tho
most - thorough investigation and pertistant
inquiry could have done.
Tho habits and character of the Indian are
no longer a aatter of doubt; his dispoition is
well known throughout, but not, fiom some
cati33, everywhere ackiin-.vlfidrpi1 t?,erpfm-,
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let it ba understood that they who shall here-
Uer represent him as better than the worst
stamp of a murderer and cut-throat are liars
and hypocrites, all. It the outside world would
learn the real character of the Indian it can
arrive at facts by reading the arizoxax or the
Miner they do him justice at least.
The Spiritualists have now got a choice
subject to treat upon. It is one of those which
affords thm an opportunity of asserting what
ever they wish, there being no cne living who
can point out the falsehood. This is the "By--ron
Scandle." At Springfield, Mass., a party
of mediums recently called up Lord Byron, and
upon questioning him regarding Mrs. Stow's
revelations, he replied that it was "a d d lie"
pretty heavy language for a spirit.
The Los Angeles Star iu noting its appro
bation of our views regarding the energy and
efficiency oi Governor JJcCormick. Delegate
from Arizona, says: "We fully endorse that
portion which says that Governor McCormick
is frequently written to on matters pertaining
to Southern California, and is almost as much
a represeatativeof that section as of Arizona.' "
Eeports Cram Cuba.
Letters from Cuba received in Washington
give 'a most piteous account of tha treatment
of Americans by the Cubans, whose liberty
they wore fighting to achieve. Every promine
made them in the United States has been
broken. They arc looked upon with jealousy
by the Cubans, and daily more or less fall by
the hand of thu assassin. In every engagement
they are placed in the front, and the woundfid
arc left upon the ground to to be murdered by
tho Spaniards : So say late Washington dis
It is tho general belief that there is no truth
in tho statement and that it has been gotten up
by. the Spaniards with the hone that it would
deter American adventurers from taking up
arms with the Cubans. The Herald Speaks of
it m this wue :
From what source comes the news that the
Cuban patriots are treating American volun
teers with great brutality, pushing them to the
front in every fight and leaving the wounded
on tlrs field to be massacred ? Itis&euspi-
cious story, and bears upon its face a Spanish
origin, Tho object, of course, is to throw a
damper upon recruiting in this country. Tho
men who would join the Cuban rauks are not
generally of that class which is likely to be
deterrad from any adventure by tales of this
kind, we II trust them against all the assassins
they can raiso in that island and give the said
assassins odds. Spanish inventions will have
to try harder than this before it conjures una
story that will keep the filibusters at homo.
nig i id.
On the 3d inst a heavy storm of rain and
wind swept through the eastern States, spread-
g destruction m its track. In INew York
State, railroad tracks were torn ap, bridges
washed away, houses swept from their sites and
several lives lost In New Jersey the Hoboken
meadows were submerged, necessitating the
retcue, by boats, of the inhabitants ; trains
were delayed ssveral hour3 on account of earth
slides and inundatious at various points on the
railroads. In Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsyl
vania, Maryland and Massachusetts a vast
amount of property was destroyed by tho freshets.
The funeral of cx-Presiuent Pierce took
place at Concord on the 11th inst
Los Angele3 Ite ai
From tho Dailr tt v..
the silk It is officially reDortail t. v
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wnrm. m j03 An?! tCS LJOUniV. numuera uui o surreuuercu 10 Kcuurui ua Idan. .
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The now locomotive for use on the U A. & to the government; tightmtr Pan,
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A Aav nr two sinnc an affr&v occurred at Sol-1 merits. Disturbances hava ..:. 11
adad, in which an Irishmau, sne of the hands, Iencia, but m Catalonia the n 1
:it the m:nei. was ternoie Deaten. oat haaTilv. i'artie"! .
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Wo understand that he has since died from the that the republic has been prot!a
offacts of his injuries. rolina and Gandisa; it is fearJ
IT. J..!n. ufiuii.llfr moanna nri nrnan. I will mnlra n rry nTtfljini i r
ters, find ample e;3jpioyment at remunerative preparations arebemg made to t, .
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wages. Aiuiut cuiciiti uic uiui uuuc unj I Ai tuo ikv .niuiciiiv me e tin n I
and we are rupidiy moving forward in the path address was adopted declarinf tl
which Iead3 to greater prosperity. to release the Fenian prisont-n"
As officer Hamilcon was ..making his usual recarded as an indication tin .
rounds he was accostedby a. chap who evident- governmnt was determined to raj''
cherishad a love for the ardent, and asked ana EOt conciliation.
f he was not a policeman. A.namtmiti7exeplrr,.?:.ainst1 TonZ L
- . - - run a8mii"iua, aa laiien by m,
was toliowc-i ay tue ratucrnovgi request tnat us hn a trt -
would lock the questioner up iu the calaboose. A Chicago dispatch, dated O'f
declaring his inability to keep sober, outsid that Admiral Farragut comm r s
of the walls of that institution,
last evening, but raliied somtwaa'
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a a t j- rt i. i in?. Mis recovery is still d
li. muu uuuiuu Ajeuaaruu yjtiazti was uuruuu , c" i .
, .. . c. -r i a, negro coimnca in jail at . -
" ...... . , nejsee Ior nn attcmot to . .
tho rancho of Teo loro Ver.luao, fie was wad taken out bv a mch sn,n. J''
nan oiauon. rennsvivai.ii rra
mob, from the officers havit- h.-n
about 34 years old and wai a native of C;,i
huahua He was at.work choawiijr wood, ana
from the position of his, charreJ remains it in
supposed that ha was surrounded by the flams
ero he wis awara ot his danger,
ino Valiejo liecuracr ouoluhes tke lollowmg T n ., r, . , ,
J In lh& matter of the Estate. 1
McDowell, and dated Harrisburg, Pa., Septem
I am glad to be abl to inform you of the fact
that on the first of May next, we intend to hare
ICi mile3 of ths Southern Pacific Railroad,
west from Jetfj.son. Texas, iu runimr orier.
On the 15th of October we will If 1 150 miles
moroof tho Memphis, Si Pa3o and Pacific Rail
oad, which will be finished by the lstof Octo
er, 1870, making in all 31i miles of our road
"t is more than likely that before the lit of Janu
ary, 1(0, we will have the whole line to El
NOTICE is hereav ziven hv tfm
administrator of .the said c- t-te',
iters of and all nersons having ;
said estate, to exhibit the sama v,
: cessary vouchers to taennd rci
in Tncson, couuly of Pimji, u,
Arizona, within twelve mo i! -
ofthisnotic- alter which out 't
will be forever debarred.
Tucson. A. T. ) ?. ..,
Sept. 23d, 1369. j
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--v.. w..v..i, ma uu puaeu to four agent tor the traiwio.v. t
compieiion v.-iui ail posibio expedition. connected direetty or in.
The S-mta Cnr-i Times says it is perfectly H.0.ni,u Uove'nr'm :-!
practicable to build a railroad on th ron! A... V1 10 aU Posl3 Bd.v.i
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unueu ua iuiiuws:
From a point whsre the vestern road cros
ses can Francisco bay, at or near Red-Wood
City, thence down through tho iaimenee red
wood lorests, alony the lina oftheS;m Lorcnso
river to banta Cruz; thence to Watsonviiio,
A- a M- OiSlC
whieh will be tho terminus. Tho entiro In.tK SEALED VR CiVfX T.! in .
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,P1,. ,..:n i i l r-x . . I ,- ... . .
ui mc luiiu itm aui;ui ou maes, and the co.t rupuc-iie win ue rcceiTeu at Vus c
for completion and stocking will be about n !u31r"J. da of
o.OUU per mile, atuouatingin total to about inS materials at damp Lowell, near Iu;,.
5iou,uuu. 170,000 Adobes. 1
lhe linns proposes to the people of S.mta
Cruz to subscribe $300,000 to the capital stock
in order to start tha enterprise. This, with
aan lUateo subscriptions and the salo of
bonds, would build the road. X. A. Star,
The lollowing letter and remarks concerning
a strange discovery in Mariposa Countv. ara
published in the Sail Joaquin Valley Argus of
Horse Shoe Band, Oct 4, 1869
Dkab Coulter: I beg to inform you that
wo nave the "devil" corrail-d. Curtis wat
b!12 Vegas or liafters I
40.000 Feet Lumber f
1,000 Bushels Limo
Tl.A 1 I 1 - ... A
wide anU 4 inches thick, and a god,
able article, woll dried and nuia '.
uiri tnai can ds lound for tho r.ar m
broken or toft oaes will bu accepted.
Tko Itafters to ba as follows, viz:
uuu ili lit: ifiL iiiiifj- i r ii . i iitinei I
014 do. do. do. ria
18 do. 19ft do. do. do.
Tl. - T 1 i . .
frrnnnfla nirinT m I-!. rni , I e-- :
a ... .u. ulw,ico a iraruen. Wfi nn of tho n nwmJ r
.... , ' "'.viiiui: uimtUaiUIIS, Vii
. au ye a,Q nQt 20.000 feot. of 1 ?nM,
i .. i . ----- - wu.
as yetiounu tao cloven loot or tail, but we have
got its uppe- jaw with eight double teeth on
each side, weighing about 50 pounds two
horns attached, but unfortunately broke them
in three places in getting thorn out of the bed
of hard cement, weighing about threo hundred
and fifty pounds. The horns are cithor ivory
or none very much ueccmposed. It must have
bean a very large brute. Arouud him we also
washed out 30 skulls of Indians. I intend writ
ing to a scientific paper to ascertain what sort
of an animal he could have been. Should vou
come to Coulterville I think it is worth sosi
T. U. Nethbrwood.
Wo are informed by o!her parties who have
seen the remains, that tho horns look to W
boon about eight feet long each: and a
larse as a man's tlnVl, ti,
tne animal only was lound, and having front
teeth of course could not havs been an Ini!
of the cow species. A great many of tho bones
were washed away before atteution was attract.
d to them.
Thf shinning fr V i Tl !'
auu me usual size.
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xue uiwq w ne or Urn hncf. mm i fvtns
Lr V nllil Tn u IiFllin ol'Al I r f nnrl
"J -wwuvu UUU HCU liUUl
au loreign substances.
Bids will bo
above mentioned, separatsly, or a:T 1
thereof. TVIiUa ,:n Il' --
- ii iii siuiu toeir urn;"
Com. statinr-. .irt! MlIlT-lw flirt rlAnnmln fit 1
O bUU UUUUUilUH"--
uuuuwa tao price as per thousanJiP"'
per bushel, etc., etc.
their placo of resiuonca.
T. . . . . -
- u.udi uv aijjuou oy t a O or jijvi
-.-.w jreiouas wuo win oecomo surouea
faith ul jerforinanco of the contract in $
its being awarded.
-.uu uiim err ui tne articin s tn conmeu" -
areaionablo timoaf fir T.ntij-n hni hften
Of tho contract b.ivinoi ini.n nnnroraJ t
r.ru uuiiuuriiv ; ana no contractu i" "
w.n JU lorco until it naa reeeivea tae rr
fir t n r W.-t. I T . -n ... n
Further inn, i.tn;n! l!
oSco of the ULdersignod.
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met u. M.. Sub District Sou thcro W